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TLDR News Snippet 10-17-22

By Kevin Castle

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Apple reportedly wants to turn the iPad into a smart display with a new dock

Apple is reportedly working on a dock for the iPad to be introduced as early as next year. The dock would allow the iPad to function as a smart display and speaker. It will likely be able to be used for FaceTime calls and hands-free control of smart home devices. Apple is expected to launch a new iPad Pro before the end of this month.

Google Fiber is launching 5-gig and 8-gig plans early next year

Google Fiber will offer 5Gbps and 8Gbps tiers starting in early 2023. Both tiers will come with a Wi-Fi 6 router and up to two mesh extenders with professional installation. The 5Gbps tier will cost $125 per month while the 8Gbps tier will cost $150 per month. Google Fiber customers in Utah, Kansas City, or West Des Moines may be able to try out the new tiers as early as next month.

VR Headsets are coming, 30 sec video

An AR office set up as seen through the new Meta Quest Pro headset.

Meta’s New Headset Will Track Your Eyes for Targeted Ads

Meta has updated its privacy policy to include a bit about how the company will use eye-tracking on its new headset to personalize user experiences.