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Can type 'i' on your iPhone? You're not alone: Here's a fix

Apple has soft-launched Apple Pay Cash , a new peer-to-peer payment service similar to Venmo and Square Cash, by making it available for testers on the new iOS 11 .2 public beta. The workaround makes use of the Text Replacement feature built into iOS. But a twist to the upgrade is the "killing" of battery life linked to iOS 11 .1 as expressed by lots who users who expressed their frustration on social media.

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Waymo goes driverless, for real

A milestone for autonomous vehicle technology was noted in Arizona Tuesday, according to a Waymo blog post . "Our ultimate goal is to bring our fully self-driving technology to more cities in the USA and around the world", John Krafcik, Waymo's chief, said in prepared remarks at a technology conference in Portugal on Tuesday.

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Amazon Releases International Fire TV Version to Bring Prime Video Everywhere

Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is available now (November 2017) for $49.99 in more than 100 countries around the world. Amazon's full version of the Fire Stick TV does have 4K but it costs US$70 and does not ship to New Zealand. Then you can stream Prime Video, Netflix , TV shows, movies, and more. Users will be able to set their language with a choice of Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, German, or English included.

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Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. The announcement comes just a few months after Twitter started testing a 280-character limit for a set number of users around the globe, courting concern from users who were anxious that banishing brevity would clog up their timelines.

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How to fix the iOS 11.1 autocorrect 'I' bug

To get started, head on over to your Settings menu on your device followed by General Keyboard Text Replacement . A unusual bug affecting some devices running iOS 11 .1 prevents people from typing the letter "i". The problem was highlighted by a Reddit user TheCravin , over the weekend. IOS 11 .1 update has come with wonderful new emojis which include many trend-setting ideas like a woman with a headscarf, a fairy emoji, and a zombie.

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Panasonic Eluga A4 With 5000 mAh Battery Launched In India At ₹12490

Panasonic Eluga A4 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and powered by 1.25GHz MediaTek MT6737 Quad-core processor coupled with 3GB RAM . The Eluga A4 is unashamedly mid-range, and makes no apologies for not going with expensive components like an OLED screen .