The initial returns were met with buyer frustration. For starters, many were reporting difficulty getting the correctly sized band, based on online measurements. Also many expressed frustration with a policy that required the entire watch to be sent back to Apple as part of the return process. Apple has since clarified and addressed some of the issues.
Nintendo is updating the title for Fall, with new goodies for Halloween, including character options, DIY projects and even pine cones. Users will be able to grow pumpkins, witchy outfits and even body paint and eye contacts in preparation for spooky season.
Amazon’s ’Luna Plus’ subscription will cost $5.99 per month as part of an invite-only early access program. A controller designed for the service will also be sold, with ’early access’ pricing of $50, though gamers will also be able to use an Xbox One or PlayStation DualShock 4 controller, as well as a mouse and keyboard to play.
OnePlus 8T is to have a 4,500mAh battery and support Warp Charge 65 announced OnePlus. It would be an upgrade compared to OnePlus 8 which was launched in April with a 4,300mAh battery and supported Warp Charge 30T. The OnePlus 8T is expected to launch in India on Oct 14. It is believed to be more expensive than the OnePlus 8 but could include a series of upgrades to justify the price increase.
A coalition has been formed by several major developers against the app store policies of Apple. Spotify, Epic Games and Tinder owner Match Group are a founding member of the Coalition for App Fairness. They have criticized the anti-competitive policies of Apple and have claimed they crush innovation and tax the consumers. The accusations have been denied by Apple so far.
A new research by a team of international scientists has suggested that excess belly fat is linked to a higher risk of early death than overall body fat. It also found that larger hips and thighs are associated with a lower risk. The findings, published in ’The BMJ,’ are based on the results of 72 studies involving more than 2.5 million participants who were tracked for between three and 24 years.
Video-streaming service Zoom did not allow San Francisco State University’s Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora Studies Department to use its platform for an event in which Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled was scheduled to participate. Apart from Jewish groups pressing Zoom to block it, California-based Zoom risked legal liability as the US has labeled Khaled’s group a terror organization.