Android 11 is live: How to use priority conversations, screen recording and other new features right away

Bubbles are similar to Facebook Messenger’s “chat heads” feature. When activated, a small avatar — or Bubble — shows up on your screen and is visible no matter what app you’re using. Tap on the avatar and it will open a small window for you to read and send new messages in that thread, without […]

Google’s Pixel phones get some exclusive Android 11 features

Live View with Location Sharing — If your friend is sharing their location with you in Google Maps, you can tap their icon on the map, then the AR button, you’ll get AR directions to them so you can meet back up easier. New Smart Reply on Gboard — Pixels can take advantage of the […]

Six months later, the Huawei App Gallery still can’t take on Google Play

Tap Search in the bottom menu and you can finally start to look for apps, but again Huawei adds trending topics into the search bar, and highlights them at the top of the page too. Below this are locally relevant app suggestions. Even the returned results add options for news, images, and video results. It’s […]

2016 Google Tracker: Everything Google is working on for the new year

Though from now on, perhaps we should say, “Every ongoing project inside of Alphabet’s sprawling empire.” “Google” is now a mere company inside of “Alphabet,” the newly formed umbrella company created by Google’s founders. Most of the Google side projects we’ve been tracking in the past have been spun off into companies inside of Alphabet, but […]

How AG Bill Barr Could Punish Google | Opinion

Family Feuds: The latest out of Silicon Valley—single folks complaining about parents getting more COVID benefits than they do—is what many of us would call a “first-world problem.” You know, there’s still the pandemic out there and climate change is doing a number on California and the Pacific Northwest. But what’s happening internally at tech […]

The best videoconferencing apps for 2020

BlueJeans BlueJeans offers business videoconferencing via Wi-Fi or 4G LTE, making it easy and affordable for businesses to host or join videoconferences from anywhere. The app works alongside the BlueJeans service to provide multi-party video calls on-the-go with a variety of conferencing systems, including Polycom, Cisco, LifeSize, and Microsoft Lync. You can host meetings via […]

20 iPhone and iPad tips and tricks: Everything you need to know about iOS and iPadOS 13.7

For instance, are you using the dedicated dark mode to your advantage, or a feature to stop unknown callers from ever ringing your phone? How about the feature Apple added in March to bring trackpad and mouse support to iPadOS 13.4? The release of iOS 13.5 introduced improvements to using Face ID while wearing a face […]

Exploiting the Chinese exit

The decision to ban such apps in India is not only a geopolitical move but also a strategic trade manoeuvre that can have significant economic impact. Banning these Chinese websites and applications to the Indian public effectively allows our home-grown IT talent to focus on the newly arrived Internet user. Big tech firms from Silicon […]

The best Labor Day sales that are still available right now

Labor Day cell phone deals Labor Day iPhone deal at Visible Score a free pair of Bose SoundLink II wireless headphones when you switch to Visible and purchase an iPhone 11 at Visible. This offer includes the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, though you must port-in your previous number to […]

Marketers are gathering data on your kids from the apps they use, study finds

“If you want to go all-out, you can stop installing apps (other than what is needed for school) until app stores are more transparent — meaning that Google Play, iTunes and other stores would test each app and disclose what data it collects,” Radesky said.