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WhatsApp will allow listening to voice messages in the background

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WhatsApp, the popular messaging service, owned by Meta, parent company of the social network Facebook, continues to prepare other novelties with the aim of improving the user experience, to be in a better position to compete against its most direct rivals, such as Telegram, which does not stop bringing news every month.

In this regard, they are now developing an improvement that will be liked by all those who receive voice messages. Note that the feature of voice messages has been improved over the past year with a series of new features that have managed to reach end users.

These include the ability to select different playback speeds, preview before sending to individual contacts or groups, or even the visibility of audio waveforms in conversations.

Adding news to be more competitive

These improvements will be joined in the future, hopefully near, the ability to listen to received voice messages in the background while browsing other threads of conversations in the WhatsApp application.

For this, this novelty is being designed so that the voice message will appear in a floating playback window, which will also make it possible to pause and continue the message, or even to close it permanently.

According to the well-known publication WABetaInfo, this novelty is still in the development phase, to the point that users of beta versions cannot use it at this time.

It will be a matter of the development progress, to initially show its operation to users of beta versions of WhatsApp, to finally reach all users.

There is no doubt that there are many functions that have been developing for a long time, and that throughout this year they will materialize, how could it be otherwise, to avoid being left behind in the face of the push that some of its more competitive competitors are experiencing. direct.

With more than two billion active users, WhatsApp it still maintains its reign in the segment of messaging applications, although this is no reason to rest on your laurels to be stepped on by the competition.

And more when It is already a year since the agitation of users against the new terms and conditions that the platform wanted to implement in bad ways, threatening to close the accounts of those who do not accept them, which has motivated an important sector to go to the competition, at least as insurance against a possible closure of their accounts on WhatsApp.

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Apple Declares 2013 and 2014 iMacs Obsolete and Watch Series 2 Smartwatches ‘Vintage’

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Apple has added three models of iMacs to its list of obsolete products: a 21.5-inch screen from 2013, a 21.5-inch screen from 2014, and a 27-inch Retina 5K screen also from 2014.

Apple Declares 2013 and 2014 iMacs Obsolete and Watch Series 2 Smartwatches 'Vintage'

Apple typically deprecates products seven years after they were released, so it’s no surprise that the 2013 and 2014 iMacs are on the list.

As for smart watches Apple Watch Series 2, they are recognized as “vintage”. This category usually includes devices that have been released for five years. There may be problems with the official repair of the aforementioned iMacs.

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According to a report by Ericsson cited by The Verge, by the end of this year, the number of 5G subscribers in the world will reach 1 billion.

Of course, this is far from the performance of 4G networks, which are now used by about 5 billion people, but still this is a fairly significant part of the market.

There are almost 1 billion 5G users. Ericsson report shows that operators often ask for more money for such tariffs.

Of course, 5G adoption is far from uneven. In North America, about 35% of subscribers will use 5G networks by the end of this year.

At the same time, the report indicates that operators often ask for more money for the higher speeds offered by new networks. Dividing into corresponding tariffs is popular among operators in Western Europe, but overall, 25% of operators worldwide charge extra for 5G. And the average markup is 40%.

Ericsson believes that, unfortunately, this trend will continue for several more years, as operators need to compensate for the costs of developing a new network.

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Is Apple Helping the Chinese Government Fight Protests? The company cut the AirDrop function in the Middle Kingdom

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The history of protests in China is overgrown with new interesting details related to IT companies.

Is Apple Helping the Chinese Government Fight Protests?  The company cut the AirDrop function in the Middle Kingdom

Just weeks before the protests began, Apple reportedly made a major change to how AirDrop works, and only in China. After updating to iOS 16.1.1, AirDrop in the mode of receiving messages from everyone became possible only for 10 minutes, after which AirDrop simply turns off. In normal mode, AirDrop has no time limit, as there is none now and all over the world outside of China.

The fact is that AirDrop is one of the ways protesters communicate, and not only in China. AirDrop works locally in smartphone-to-smartphone mode, without relying on external networks, so it cannot simply be blocked or read data. But in this case, for some reason, Apple decided to seriously change the function, although it did not turn it off completely.

The CNBC resource also notes that the corresponding update was released a month after Chinese President Xi Jinping was re-elected for a third term.

Recall that Huawei smartphones have been noticed that they automatically delete videos that depict events related to protests in China.

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