Electronics

Telegram’s Premium subscription is here and it costs $4.99 / month

After announcing Telegram Premium earlier this monththe messaging app has finally rolled out the paid tier, which gives users access to extra features for $4.99 / month (via TechCrunch, All the features are outlined in a post on Telegram’s blogwith some of its bigger draws including faster downloads and a larger maximum file upload size …

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WhatsApp now lets you mute individual users during group calls

WhatsApp has rolled out several new features this past week, including the ability to mute people during group calls (via Android Central, This sanity-saving feature seems helpful not just for muting people who forget to do it themselves, but also if you’re in the same room as someone who’s also on the call and don’t …

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Readdle’s powerful Calendars app is now on the Mac

Readdle, best known for its PDF and document productivity apps for iOS, also makes a comprehensive Calendars app that combines tasks, to-dos, and reminders — and, today, that app is now available for Mac ,via 9to5Mac, officially titled Calendars by Readdleit joins the Ukraine-based company’s collection of Mac apps like PDF Expert and Spark email. …

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FAA says Verizon and AT&T will soon be able to use the good 5G

The Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, says it expects AT&T and Verizon to be able to more or less fully roll out their 5G C-band networks by July 2023, after multiple delays due to concerns about the radio waves affecting vital safety equipment on planes. The plan, which the FAA says is the result of …

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Fairphone’s phone subscription gets cheaper the longer you look after your phone

Sustainable smartphone manufacturer Fairphone has announced a new subscription service that offers its latest phone, the Fairphone 4, for as little as €21 a month. Fairphone Easy is only available for customers in the company’s home market of the Netherlands for now, who’ll be able to rent the phone for anywhere between 3 and 60 …

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Snap is working on a paid subscription called Snapchat Plus

Snap is doing internal tests of a paid subscription called Snapchat Plus, which will apparently give users early access to features, as well as other abilities. In a statement to The VergeSnap spokesperson Liz Markman said: We’re doing early internal testing of Snapchat Plus, a new subscription service for Snapchatters. We’re excited about the potential …

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Gas discounts and international data: here’s what T-Mobile’s adding to your plan

T-Mobile is announcing some updated benefits it offers to customers who subscribe to its wireless plans, which it calls “Coverage Beyond.” Perhaps the most timely is a 25 cent per gallon discount on gas at Shell stations, which it’s offering via its T-Mobile Tuesday program. The company is also bringing upgrades to the international and …

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Camo update lets you overlay graphics and text when using your phone as a webcam

Camo, an app that lets you use an iOS, Android, or iPadOS device as a webcam for your computer, is introducing a new feature that could be very interesting for streamers and those who take every Zoom meeting very seriously. The app now includes the ability to create overlays and add them to your video …

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