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Hi Digger! What happened to actualapple.com, explains the editor in chief

This is what happened: actualapple.com grand update! Even the name has changed.

Almost ten years ago, actualapple.com was created as a blog about Apple gadgets and services. In 2009, the iPhone was the most perfect, most beautiful, most desirable device, a symbol of progress. Apple was probably the most interesting company, Steve Jobs – the most influential visionary. Android has not been taken seriously. Facebook audience has not counted and 500 million people worldwide. Tesla has just released the first electric car. Yandex seriously dreamed of world expansion. Pavel Durov controlled VKontakte. He removed the wall only two years later. From 2019 this world seems so small!

Now progress is changing everything around with such an insane speed, so many people and organizations are involved in this, that only have time to document. This is what we will do. Russia, …

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Scientists have manufactured efficient flexible and expandable batteries

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed flexible conductors for lithium-ion batteries. Their electrical conductivity is maintained at transverse or lateral stretching up to 300%. At the same time, battery wear after 1000 charges does not exceed 4%, writes NewScientist.

Scientists have manufactured efficient flexible and expandable batteries

Similar results were achieved in two ways of placing the conductors. In the first case, negatively and positively charged nanoparticles have layers. In the second, elastic polymer tubes are filled with conductors. Each method has its pros and cons, so engineers will have to find a compromise in the manufacture: how much battery can be stretched and how much electricity it can miss.

Thanks to the development of flexible and foldable electronics, the demand for batteries for it is growing. The researchers suggest that their development can be used in wearable medical electronic devices, artificial muscles and neuroimplants.

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The public beta of macOS Catalina has been released. actualapple.com Review

On June 24, Apple released the first public beta of macOS Catalina, which was presented at a conference for WWDC developers. We talk about the main innovations.

More developer opportunities

The public beta of macOS Catalina has been released. actualapple.com Review

A very important, albeit inconspicuous for ordinary users, Xcode received the update. In its 11th version, it became possible to visually preview a selected section of code. The editor received the support of the intelligent assistant, SwiftUI. In addition, it has new tools for rapid prototyping and visualization of the interface on various devices, also Catalyst, which allows porting applications created for iPad to Mac.

For example, thanks to Catalyst, the release of Gameloft’s Asphalt 9: Legends game, which Apple has already announced, has become possible.

New Augmented Reality Tools on Mac

Another new developer tool is an application for creating worlds in augmented reality Reality Composer.

The public beta of macOS Catalina has been released. actualapple.com Review

Reality Composer creates …

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AliExpress: 10 gadgets for a healthy lifestyle

In mid-July, the Russian application FaceApp was the most downloaded in 154 countries, that is, almost in all, where the App Store works. Success has provided an “aging” filter that allows you to see yourself in 30-40 years from now.

AliExpress: 10 gadgets for a healthy lifestyle

Few liked what they saw. If you want to keep well, watch your health. The blessing for this is the mass of available gadgets. They can be bought, for example, on AliExpress.

Smart scales

AliExpress: 10 gadgets for a healthy lifestyle

An indispensable gadget for those who watch their weight – Xiaomi Mi Smart Scale 2. Smart scales connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth. show not only weight, but also the percentage of bone, fat and muscle mass, as well as the water content in the body.

Buy for 1725 rubles

ECG Tracker

AliExpress: 10 gadgets for a healthy lifestyle

Convenient heart monitor, which is attached to the chest with a special belt. The …