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TechScape: looking back at our tech predictions of years past
In this week’s newsletter: let’s scroll back and see how right – or wrong – we were about the future of tech

Alex Hern

28, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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TechScape: why Apple will now let you fix your own iPhone
Up for discussion in this week’s newsletter: the tech giant’s new at-home repair programme is good for customers – but there’s reason to be cynical

Alex Hern

24, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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TechScape: could a router revolution solve all your wifi woes?
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: People spend thousands on TVs and laptops – but not £200 to supercharge their internet speed

Alex Hern

27, Oct, 2021 @10:43 AM

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Streaming was supposed to stop piracy. Now it is easier than ever
With new streamers constantly launching and lockdowns changing watching patterns, film and TV piracy is mounting a comeback. Can anything be done?

Alex Hern

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Waste from one bitcoin transaction ‘like binning two iPhones’
Study highlights vast churn in computer hardware that the cryptocurrency incentivises

Alex Hern UK technology editor

17, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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NFT trader OpenSea bans insider trading after employee rakes in profit
Executive was found to be buying artworks shortly before they were promoted on site’s front page

Alex Hern

16, Sep, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Facebook and Google condemned over ads for ‘abortion pill reversal’
Adverts promoting ‘dangerous, unproven and unethical’ procedure shown millions of times, study finds

Alex Hern Technology editor

15, Sep, 2021 @12:26 PM

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TechScape: How smart are Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses?
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: Facebook Reality Labs’ bid to fulfil a science-fiction dream … Apple launch fatigue … and changes to the newsletter

Alex Hern

15, Sep, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Apple’s iPhone 13 to hit shelves later this month
The devices feature upgraded cameras and the company’s latest A15 chip, which it says is up to 50% faster than the competition

Alex Hern

14, Sep, 2021 @8:28 PM

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Facebook announces launch of Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses
Wayfarer-style specs feature pair of cameras for photos and videos, as well as a microphone and speaker

Alex Hern UK technology editor

09, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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TechScape: Should government use the web to nudge our behaviour?
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: The risks of using personal data to influence citizens’ behaviour … Apple backtracks … and the history of the App Store

Alex Hern

08, Sep, 2021 @10:46 AM

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Study finds growing government use of sensitive data to ‘nudge’ behaviour
Exclusive: National and local governments using targeted ads on search engines and social media

Alex Hern UK technology editor

08, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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