Apple has initiated a new repair program for Apple Watch Series 6 devices that display a blank screen constantly.

Affected devices were manufactured between April 2021 and September 2021 and Apple is now offering people the chance to get their wearable serviced free of charge.

The new repair program was first spotted by MacRumors and Apple is now offering a webpage that will allow people to enter their serial number to check if their device is part of the program or not.

Apple has determined that the screen on a very small percentage of 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 devices may go blank permanently. Affected devices were manufactured between April 2021 to September 2021.

If your Apple Watch Series 6 has exhibited this issue, please use the serial number checker below to see if your device is eligible for this program. If so, Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider

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Former President Barack Obama warned Thursday that “humanity’s worst impulses” are inflamed by online disinformation, which he believes is fueled by unchecked technology companies.

In an hourlong speech at Stanford University, Obama said “people are dying” and democracies eroding because of misinformation and disinformation on social media, citing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rise and unnecessary COVID-19 deaths as prominent examples of the threat.

The former president called on tech groups to find a “north star” and “redesign” themselves to focus less on “making money and increasing partisanship” and more on solving the information crisis he said they helped create. 

“Do we allow our democracy to wither, or do we make it better?” Obama asked. “That is the choice.”

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Obama’s speech is his latest in a string of talks about online disinformation, an issue he’s painted as increasingly dire.


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iOS 14 brought about so many new features and changes to the Home screen. With the introduction of widgets to the mutliple home screen editable features and App Library, we have so much room to work with in the Home Screen than ever before.

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I have been guilty of blaming Apple for not letting us to customise home screen like you would do in the Android operating system. Now, that we have the options to do it, we can even remove apps from the home screen without having to delete them. I use this a lot. I have only one home screen and everything else I use search or App Library to open up.

How to put an App in multiple home screens

So, first things first, you need to have iOS 15 installed in the

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The number of zero-day vulnerabilities exploited in the wild reached an all-time high last year, according to Mandiant.

The security shop identified 80 such actively abused flaws in 2021, which Mandiant researcher James Sadowski noted is more than double the previous zero-day record from 2019.

This echoes another zero-day report also published this week by Google. However, the cloud giant’s bug hunters spotted 58, compared to Mandiant’s 80 recorded instances.

Similar to Mandiant’s 2020 analysis, in 2021 state-sponsored groups exploited the most zero-day security bugs, and once again Chinese cyber espionage groups racked up the largest number of zero-days: eight. In fact, China has exploited more zero-days than any other nation since 2021, according to Mandiant’s research. Western nations, such as the US and UK, are either good at hiding their exploitation, use few zero-day flaws, or are curiously absent from these lists, we note.

“We observed an increase in

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