All recent and upcoming Android devices will have digital wellbeing tools. According to Google’s GMS agreement seen by XDA Developers and 9to5Google, the tech giant now requires devices that run its platform to have a digital wellbeing solution, including parental controls.
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Last month, engineers packaged up the largest optical lens ever created, before shipping it 17 hours from Tuscon, Arizona to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in central California. The lens is five feet in diameter and four inches thick; it required a truck to transport it.
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Despite years of trade show demonstrations, we haven’t seen jaw-dropping transparent OLED screens put to much practical use.
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Introduction I began playing Dungeons & Dragons in grade school, and I used Apple computers almost as long.
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It’s been a messy fall for Apple software releases. iOS and iPadOS have already been updated multiple times to address bugs, and they still have issues as of early October. Now, macOS 10.
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iRobot’s Roomba vacuums just got an update that improves their cleaning prowess by telling them what not to do. Roomba i/s and Braava jet M6 models now have Keep Out Zones that outline specific areas they’re not allowed to visit.
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With Spotify’s latest release for iOS 13, you can finally ask Siri to play albums, songs and playlists, confirming a rumor that the two companies were working together. To use it, you simply install the update and ask Siri to play a track “with Spotify.
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If you want to get your kids to read more instead of watching TV, Amazon hasn’t forgotten about you or your kid. Alongside the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet the company announced today, Amazon took the wraps off the Kindle Kids Edition, its first-ever e-reader aimed at children.
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Apple’s latest desktop operating system update, macOS Catalina, will mark the official end of iTunes after nearly two decades. But that transition is proving to be complicated for a certain subset of Mac users who’ve relied on the software to help manage their jobs: DJs.
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Set in a medieval fantasy world, D&D allows you to experience stories and adventures full of endless possibilities and amazing surprises. The Basic Rules for Dungeons & Dragons is a PDF that covers the core of the tabletop game.
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The Spot robot from Boston Dynamics is all grown up and ready to leave home, so we’re taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting some of Spot’s most iconic, and most disturbing moments.Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTVCNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/p…Do
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MILFORD, NH — Two years ago the annual Milford Pumpkin Festival was in danger of coming to an end.
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Since Alita: Battle Angel hit theaters earlier this year, fans have been hoping for a sequel.
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Google researchers have discovered an unpatched vulnerability on its own Android OS that affect the Pixel 1 and 2, Huawei P20, Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, and S9 and other devices.
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A 59-year-old resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief after police caught him tampering with a couple of Lime electric scooters.
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Microsoft broke new ground when it introduced its touchscreen Surface tablet / laptop hybrid back in 2012, and it hasn’t stopped since.
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Google is kicking off Cybersecurity Awareness Month by rolling out new tools that give customers greater control over their privacy when using Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Assistant.
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Of everything Microsoft is rumored to be announcing this week, the ARM-based Surface is far and away the most important thing to my mind. This is not what I would have told you a month or two ago, honestly.
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Levi’s is announcing new jackets with Google’s Project Jacquard technology, which turns a portion of the fabric on the sleeve into a touch-sensitive remote control for phones.
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Netflix has renewed its incredibly popular series Stranger Things for a fourth season, and it’s now teasing a world beyond the setting of Hawkins, Indiana, which fans have gotten to know very well. The company made the announcement today on Twitter in a brief teaser video.
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