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Android 12’s beautiful color-changing UI already lives up to the hype

Android 12's "Material You" UI debuts in Beta 2, and we go hands-on. With Android 12 Beta 2, Google's color-changing UI is live, so we took a trip around the rainbow. [cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 11th, 2021

This 55-inch Sony 4K TV just got a MASSIVE price cut at Walmart

Walmart just cut the price of the Sony 55-inch Bravia 800H Series 4K UHD LED Android Smart TV for Prime Day 2021, and it's an insane deal! Don't miss it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Linux Foundation Honors Authors of 30 Linux Success Stories By Letting Them Name a Penguin

The nonprofit Linux Foundation "asked the open source community: How has Linux impacted your life? Needless to say, responses poured in from across the globe sharing memories, sentiments and important moments that changed your lives forever." Their.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Google Searches for New Measure of Skin Tones To Curb Bias in Products

Google is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Best free workout apps for Android and iOS

We've picked the best free workout apps available on iOS and Android. If you're looking for great smartphone workouts at no cost, these apps will do the trick......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Changing a 2D material"s symmetry can unlock its promise

Optoelectronic materials that are capable of converting the energy of light into electricity, and electricity into light, have promising applications as light-emitting, energy-harvesting, and sensing technologies. However, devices made of these mater.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Windows 11 has the killer multitasking feature we’ve always wanted

The window grouping feature in the Windows 11 preview is the killer feature that makes us hype for the next generation of Windows that's to come on June 24......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Google Backs Linux Project To Make Android, Chrome OS Harder To Hack

Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language, a modernization effort that could bolster the security of the internet and smartphones. From a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

A biological blueprint for tough color

The unique mechanical and optical properties found in the exoskeleton of a humble Asian beetle has the potential to offer a fascinating new insight into how to develop new, effective bio-inspired technologies......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Google enables end-to-end encryption for Android’s default SMS/RCS app

Both users need Google Messages, RCS needs to be on, and it's for 1:1 chats only. Enlarge / If you and your chatting partner are both on Google Messages and both have RCS enabled, you'll see these lock icons to show that encryption is on. (cred.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Can biodegradable polymers live up to the hype?

As consumers and corporations alike become more environmentally conscious, the chemical industry is working to find solutions to the plastic waste crisis. One idea is to use biodegradable polymers known as polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) as replacements.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

The wild-looking yellow-and-black Realme GT will leave you buzzing

Yes, the Realme GT may look like Bumblebee's smartphone, but the Snapdragon 888 chip proves it's more than just a striking color scheme. We've tried it out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

The Android Messages App Now Offers End-To-End Encryption

Along with a string of new features across several areas of Android, Google is at last turning on end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for everyone in the Messages app. Beta testers have been able to use E2EE messaging since November. From a report: E2EE in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Amazon wants to make your life easier. Here"s how it"s changing grocery shopping

Amazon wants to make grocery shopping as efficient as possible. So it's eliminating checkout lines......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

The story behind infinitely recyclable plastic

A multidisciplinary Berkeley Lab team has been working for several years to develop a game-changing plastic that, unlike traditional plastics, can be recycled indefinitely and is not made from petroleum. Their latest milestone was the release of an a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Why the Earth needs a course correction now

The massive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on lives and economies underscores that our collective survival and well-being hinges on our willingness to confront environmental threats that have global consequences. Key to protecting lives and making c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

The best monitors for designers

The best monitors for designers deliver the best in terms of color accuracy, black uniformity, and color space coverage. But which one is right for you?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Best Google Pixel deals for June 2021

Time for a new Android smartphone? We’ve smoked out all the latest and greatest Google Pixel deals right here......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Pai’s legacy lives on for now as Biden fails to nominate Democrat to FCC

Biden's failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried. Enlarge / President Joe Biden joins a CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience via video conference from the Roosevelt Room at the White House on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Research reveals why people pick certain campsites

Those in love with the outdoors can spend their entire lives chasing that perfect campsite. New University of Montana research suggests what they are trying to find......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 5: Head-to-head comparison

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is a powerful Android smartphone that performs well and comes at a reasonable price. But how does it stack up against the Google Pixel 5?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021