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While the entire PC market is flying down, Apple has managed to increase sales by 40%

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PC sales in the third quarter of this year fell 15% to 74.52 million units, according to IDC.

While the entire PC market is flying down, Apple has managed to increase sales by 40%

The reasons lie in the decline in demand and uneven supply, and this has affected not only the PC market. However, in this particular case there is one very striking exception.

While the PC market as a whole fell by 15%, and second place HP sold 27.8% fewer devices than a year ago, Apple managed to increase sales, and by an incredible 40.2%!

While the entire PC market is flying down, Apple has managed to increase sales by 40%

Apple still remained in fourth place, but a year ago it occupied 8.2% of the market, and now it occupies 13.5%, twice ahead of its closest competitor, Asus.

As for the rest, the top three include Lenovo, HP and Dell. All of them also suffered from a decline in sales of 16-28%.

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Winamp player added NFT support in Windows version

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Winamp player added NFT support in Windows version

Music player Winamp announced the integration of non-fungible tokens based on the Ethereum and Polygon blockchains.

Winamp player added NFT support in Windows version

Music from NFT tracks plays just like any other audio files.

“Winamp has always been about accessibility and innovation, and today we are proud to launch the very first standalone player that reads NFT audio and other existing formats,” Winamp CEO Alexander Saboundjian wrote in the official release.

The latest version of Winamp allows music lovers to link their MetaMask cryptocurrency wallet through the Brave, Chrome or Firefox browser with Winamp. Users can then connect their favorite track as an NFT file.

In addition to audio, Winamp also supports video files based on the ERC-721 and ERC-1155 standards. So far, the novelty is supported only on the Windows operating network, but in 2023 the company plans to expand the line to other ecosystems.

In an upcoming update in early 2023, the Winamp developers plan to implement a dedicated service for artists and users. It is expected that direct sale of tokens will become available, as well as the organization of concerts through the services of the player. It is expected that the update will immediately be cross-platform.

Winamp is one of the oldest PC music players, created in 1997 by Nullsoft.

Winamp player added NFT support in Windows version

In 2013, the development of the player was stopped, but since 2018, work has been underway to restart it as a single multimedia platform.

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The Twitter Blue subscription will cost $7, but not on all platforms. On iOS it will be more expensive

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The media reported that Twitter decided to change the price of the Blue subscription. It will cost $7, but you will have to pay $11 in the App Store right away to offset the 30% commission that Apple takes. Such a commission is valid for the first year, then it drops to 15%. It is possible that the subscription price will also drop in the coming December.

The Twitter Blue subscription will cost $7, but not on all platforms.  On iOS it will be more expensive

Earlier, Elon Musk has already spoken out against Apple for such a high commission and said that the corporation threatened to remove Twitter from the App Store. Later, after meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Mac said there were no such threats. In addition, earlier the businessman postponed the launch of a paid subscription, fearing the same high commission.

Thus, when paying through the web version, the price will be significantly lower, although it is not yet clear whether these are just plans for the future or a ready-made scenario.

Earlier it was reported that after Musk bought it on Twitter, many employees of Tesla and The Boring Company, as well as some of the billionaire’s relatives, went to work.

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“This screen should be on all phones.” Reviews of Realme 10 Pro+ with ultra-thin bezel and 2160Hz PWM appear

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This screen should be on all phones Reviews of Realme

One of the first reviews of the Realme 10 Pro + smartphone has appeared on the Web, and the device really deserves attention.

This screen should be on all phones Reviews of Realme

The journalists of the Gizmochina resource most of all praise the new screen, arguing that this should be in every smartphone. Recall, the new Realme is equipped with a curved OLED display with a very narrow frame. But it is also one of the first devices on the market that supports PWM at a frequency of 2160 Hz. Thanks to this, the use of a smartphone should not cause discomfort for people who are sensitive to flicker.

Our colleagues also note a low weight of 180 g, but Realme achieved it quite simply: both the case frame and the back cover are made of plastic.

The performance of the smartphone is very high, as it has a new Dimensity 1080 SoC, which is slightly faster than the Dimensity 920.

As for the rest, the novelty has a decent 108-megapixel camera, a lot of memory, excellent autonomy and good software (Android 13 with Realme UI 4 shell).

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