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Full reduction against Mac Intel attack takes 40% hit

Following the announcement of new speculative execution exploits that target Intel CPU architecture, Apple has posted a new document on its website that explains how customers with computers that are ‘at heightened risk’ of attack can enable full mitigation. Full mitigation is not enabled by default as it is probably an excessive amount of security for the average user, and it comes with big performance penalties.

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“Auto Downloading” is live for some Google Podcast users

I/O 2019 saw some major announcements related to Google Podcasts, including Google Search indexing and web playback for desktops and iOS. While exciting, the app still lacks rudimentary features like auto downloading, but fortunately, some users already have it enabled.

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iOS 12.4 developer beta released ahead of Apple Card launch

With iOS 12.3 out of beta as of Monday, Apple is moving on to iOS 12.4 developer beta for iPhone and iPad. macOS 10.14.6 developer beta for Mac, tvOS 12.4 developer beta for Apple TV, and watchOS 5.3 developer beta for Apple Watch are also available today.

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Read Dead Online to introduce full role-playing system this summer

Red Dead Online has announced a new surprise update today, and Rockstar has shared some new additions that will be made during this spring and summer. The largest announcement here is the future addition of “roles”, which will allow players to pick a specialization and level up that role within the frontier.

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Apple Pay is soon coming to 16 new markets

Apple Pay is on its way to 16 new markets, according to one mobile banking service.

Apple plans to increase the total number of supported countries to 40 by the end of 2019. Here’s the full list of territories that are next in line for its mobile payments service.

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What can we expect from watchOS 6?

Last week, we broke down all of the new features you can expect to see in iOS 13 at WWDC next month. iOS 13 won’t be the only major update unveiled at the event, however. Read on as we roundup some of the new features coming to Apple Watch with watchOS 6.

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OnePlus 7 Pro Review

There were surely times in OnePlus where a device like OnePlus 7 Pro looked like it was just a dream. Even in a quick growing market, OnePlus has continued their “Never Settle” motto, which has led us to their latest release – the OnePlus 7 Pro.

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You can now use Apple Pay for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and more

Apple has added Apple Pay as a payment method for a variety of purchases, including the App Store, iTunes Store, Apple Music, Apple Books, or to buy iCloud storage. The changes are reflected in an updated support document first spotted by MacRumors.

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Almost all Macs since 2011 affected by new ‘ZombieLoad’ Intel chip vulnerability, patch included in macOS 10.14.5

Intel has detailed today that four new exploits named ZombieLoad make almost every chip it has made since 2011 vulnerable to attacks. ZombieLoad has some similarities to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs we saw last year. Apple has already patched the vulnerabilities with yesterday’s macOS 10.14.5 update.

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Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 debut on Samsung Smart TVs alongside iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 release

The all-new Apple TV app is now available for Samsung Smart TVs, marking the first time the video player has been available beyond Apple’s own platforms. Samsung Smart TVs are also gaining support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 feature for wirelessly sending audio and video to the TV screen without a set-top box attached.

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