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IOS 11.1.1 update now available, includes 'i' autocorrect fix

Before the new software was released, Apple suggested a quick fix that had users updating their keyboard settings for the letter "i". Were you affected by the issue? While the glitch was annoying, it also sparked jokes on Twitter. But UK residents could be waiting until 2018 for Apple Pay Cash to arrive locally. This seems to be corroborated by users saying that their phones are working correctly after updating to one of the newer versions of the mobile operating system.

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OnePlus 5T will be priced the same as OnePlus 5

Scheduled to be announced on November 16 , the OnePlus 5T is rumoured to feature near-identical internals to the OnePlus 5; it should pack the same Snapdragon 835 processor, 6/8GB of RAM and 16MP front-facing camera. There have been some issues that have arisen with the OnePlus 5 since its launch, but overall it's still a great Android phone . OnePlus co-founder, Carl Pei has recently been tweeting photographs from an unnamed phone, which many believe may be the OnePlus 5T .

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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.