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Apple’s $2.5 billion pledge makes it the latest tech giant to tackle California’s housing crisis

Apple today announced a pledge of $2.5 billion to combat the housing crisis in its home state of California. It’s the largest commitment of any of the Big Five in the tech industry, all of which have pledged various amounts of money toward helping build more affordable housing in and around the cities they operate near. The only major US tech company who has yet to pledge a significant amount of money toward the issue is Amazon, although Amazon did donate $8 million over the summer to nonprofits that provide housing for the homeless.…

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Apple Watch FlickType Gesture Keyboard App Makes Typing A Breeze: Is It Any Good?

A screen as small as an Apple Watch is not designed for written interactions. That didn’t stop rival manufacturers, like Will.i.am and his Dial smartcuff from including a tiny QWERTY onscreen, for instance. But it was hard to type accurately on such a small set of letters. FlickType on Apple Watch, before you type the first letter.DAVID PHELAN So, the recent release of FlickType, a free Apple Watch app, a few months ago, added considerable versatility to the Watch. There’s now an SDK so developers can add it to their Watch…

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