Themes, themes, and more themes

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There are heaps of smart light bulbs to choose from if you want to spice up your lighting. Some offer millions of colors, some offer convenient scheduling apps, but sometimes you need a smarter light bulb to nail both. Lifx is hoping that it’s created such a bulb, and it’s time to put those claims to the test in our Lifx Color review.

What you need to know about the Lifx Color

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  • Lifx Color (800lm, 9W — 1-pack): $34.99 / £39.99 / €44.99
  • Lifx Color (800lm, 9W — 2-pack): $64.99 / £69.99

The Lifx Color

iPhones will soon accept contactless payments directly, says report

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Small businesses will soon be able to use iPhones to accept payments without the need for Square-style extra hardware, according to a Bloomberg report. The feature has been anticipated since Apple bought contactless payment startup Mobeewave in 2020, and Bloomberg now says it could be coming via a software update “in the coming months.”

Mobeewave previously worked with Samsung on similar NFC functionality, trialling a system called Samsung POS in the startup’s home country of Canada in 2019 before launching it worldwide. Samsung POS enabled Samsung phones to accept payments directly from contactless cards and NFC payment services like Apple

Spotify says it will remove Neil Young’s music instead of dropping Joe Rogan

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Enlarge / Neil Young performs at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island during Farm Aid 30 on September 19, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois.

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With Neil Young having told Spotify that it can keep him or podcaster Joe Rogan but not both, the streaming company today said it will remove Young’s catalog of music.

“We want all the world’s music and audio content to be available to Spotify users,” Spotify said in a statement to Deadline and other media organizations. “With that comes great responsibility in balancing both safety for listeners and freedom for creators. We

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