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"Family Link" app gives kids their own child-safe Google accounts

For some time, child-proofing your tech meant using kid-specific login profiles to wall-off your progeny into the most harmless corners of your tablet. That's hardly a delicate or complex safety setup. Google has released an app, Family.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 15th, 2017

It may sound like Alien and follow Arrival, but Life is a popcorn movie

Some fun, but this film won't fill sci-fi's newly emerging "Best Picture nominee" niche. We talk with Life cast members Ariyon Bakare and Rebecca Ferguson. (video link) Life, a new sci-fi thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynol.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 min. ago

Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app

Nintendo's on-the-go adventure headlines a fresh batch of Android releases......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News26 min. ago

Google removing SMS integration from Hangouts: Here"s why

Google is known for have a clear and well thought out messaging strategy. Yeah, we didn't think you would buy that. And the tech giant is once again complicating things, by stripping what is a key feature for some out of Google Hangouts. But why.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News26 min. ago

De Grisogono Offers You a ‘Botler’

The jewelry house has created a Facebook Messenger application that gives advice on St. Moritz, Switzerland, one of its founder’s favorite destinations......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News43 min. ago

How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls

Closing your social media accounts can help protect your privacy, but it can also mean cutting yourself off from friends, family and opportunity......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News43 min. ago

YouTube to help gamers build their audiences

The company signs a new deal with FaceIt, one of the leading eSports platforms......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

Do you know if you"re fertile? You may be able to use your phone to test that

The bright minds at Harvard University created a device that allows men to measure their ability to procreate with nothing more than their smartphone. But it's still a ways away from public introduction. The post Do you know if you're fertile? Y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is on most PCs, AdDuplex data shows

The latest AdDuplex data provides some additional detail on how the Windows 10 market is shaking out. Specific emphasis was placed on how quickly users are upgrading their Windows 10 machines and which PCs are dominating the ecosystem. The post Windo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

Lenovo plans to launch 3-5 devices of its Mods family products a quarter to promote sales of its Moto Z series smartphones as well as the ecosystem built on the Mods modularized accessories, according to William Tsai, Asia Pacific sales director at L.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Wow! Facebook now allows users to react to chats inside Messenger

Facebook's News Feed reactions are debuting in Messenger. The app now allows users to like or use an emoji to react to messages, while mentions also make a new appearance for group chats. The post Wow! Facebook now allows users to react to chats insi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Article: For Marketers, a Brand Safety Wake-Up Call

The Google ad boycott is a black eye for the internet giant, but it’s also forcing advertisers to be more deeply aware of how and where their messages appear......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Article: Multidevice Commerce Is a Cross-Over Favorite in South Korea

A growing share of the country’s digital-savvy consumers complete their digital shopping using multiple devices......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Article: Listen In: Daily Podcast

eMarketer's Ezra Palmer and Marcus Johnson talk about net neutrality and Google's controversy in the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers.”.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Article: In Japan, More People Read News Via Apps than Web

In the past year, over 73 million people were mobile news readers, and 40.9 million got their headlines through apps......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Article: More than 60% of Mobile Short Video App Users in China Are Women

Mobile short video apps have found a willing user base among women and those in their late 20s in China. There are lots of platforms to choose from......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Twitter considers enhanced version of TweetDeck for professionals

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of its service.The move by Twitter comes in the wake of its almo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Two guys trespassing an NBA player"s yard is now a judgmental meme

*New meme alert* A screenshot of a video created by viral stars Nick Joseph and Dan Rue has become the newest meme to send to your friends when you're judging them hard, but also very concerned about their choices: When you like one picture and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

How to make Australian trolls angry: Tell them their country isn"t real

Find it difficult to tell when something on the internet is a joke? Maybe don't fly into an abusive rage. 17-year-old Shelley Floryd from Stockholm has been penning Facebook posts claiming "Australia is not real" and man, have they gone viral. SEE AL.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Google Reducing Trust In Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups

An anonymous Slashdot reader writes from a report via BleepingComputer: Google Chrome engineers announced plans to gradually remove trust in old Symantec SSL certificates and intent to reduce the accepted validity period of newly issued Symantec cert.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago