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Google Finally Shifting To "Upstream First" Linux Kernel Approach For Android Features

Phoronix reports: Google's Android had been notorious for all of its downstream patches carried by the mobile operating system as well as various vendor/device kernel trees while in recent years more of that code has been upstreamed. Google has also.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 22nd, 2021

Amazon"s Alexa Collects More of Your Data Than Any Other Smart Assistant

According to a survey from Reviews.org, Amazon's Alexa collects more data from users than any of the other digital assistants analyzed, which included the Google Assistant, Siri, Bixby, and Cortana. PCMag reports: All five services collect your name,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

Alienware gaming chair $30 off for early Black Friday deal at Dell

The Alienware S5000 is the gaming chair made for all gamers, offering features designed for intense gameplay and comfortable down time. Get it today for $30 off at Dell, marked down from its regular price of $400 to a sale price of $370......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

The climate project that changed how we understand extreme weather

When a handful of scientists tried to publish rapid research into the role of climate change in record rainfall that lashed Britain in 2015, they were told their high-speed approach was "not science"......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

ASUS to begin its Android 12 rollout starting in December

ASUS has shared a roadmap for their planned Android 12 update rollout. This will kick off this coming December so check to see if your handset is eligible for the update. The post ASUS to begin its Android 12 rollout starting in December first appear.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 26 min. ago

AT&T is letting customers play Batman: Arkham Knight through Google Stadia

If you’re an AT&T customer, it looks like you’ll be able to stream and play Batman: Arkham Knight, which will be powered by Google’s Stadia platform. The post AT&T is letting customers play Batman: Arkham Knight through Google Stadia first appe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 26 min. ago

Apple Pay nets WAON, nanaco prepaid card support in Japan

Japanese prepaid cards WAON and nanaco launched Apple Pay support with special Wallet integrations on Wednesday, bringing two of the country's three major e-Money systems into the fold.Source: Ata DistanceAvailable on Google Pay since 2018, Aeon's WA.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Feds probing Apple & big tech companies about digital payment systems [u]

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a probe into the consumer data and financial practices of digital payment systems including Apple Pay, Google, PayPal, and others.Credit: Consumer Financial Protection BureauFollowing a Wall.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Compared: Apple Watch Series 7 versus Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch SE

Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch Series 7, but are its new features enough to tempt current Apple Watch SE or Apple Watch Series 6 owners? Here's what you should know.Credit: AppleAt its Sept. 14 "California Streaming" event, Apple took the wraps o.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Google Play drops all subscription commissions to 15% from day one

Following a program that Google started in March 2021, the company is now lowering commissions on all Google Play app subscriptions to 15% from the first day of service instead of after a year.Google's previous commission on subscriptions was the sam.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Facebook, Twitter stock dragged down by dour Snap earnings

Stock prices of Facebook, Twitter and other companies reliant on digital ad revenue fell on word that Snap's revenue was negatively impacted by new iOS privacy features.Fallout from Snap's third quarter earnings miss soured shares of Facebook and Twi.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals big screen changes, minor battery upgrade

Repair specialist iFixit performed its customary teardown of Apple Watch Series 7 this week, revealing unannounced component specifications and highlighting tentpole features like the wearable's larger screen.The all-in-one teardown includes both 41m.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

The best Apple Watch Series 7 third-party bands for 2021

Now that the Apple Watch Series 7 has finally rolled out to customers across the globe — and it's getting harder to get what you want from Apple — it's time to expand your wardrobe with some of our favorite Apple Watch bands.As we recently learne.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

How to Find the Pixel 6 in Stock

How to Find the Pixel 6 in Stock is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are hard to find right now. If you’ve had trouble securing the model you want, you’ll want to keep an eye out for new stock.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Android 12 Update Info (2021)

Samsung Galaxy Android 12 Update Info (2021) is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Google’s released a new version of Android which means we’re seeing questions about the Samsung Galaxy Android 12 update. We’ll answer as man.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

2 Reasons to Pre-Order the Pixel 6 & 3 Reasons Not To

2 Reasons to Pre-Order the Pixel 6 & 3 Reasons Not To is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Google’s confirmed its new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro flagships and the devices are currently up for pre-order. After months of rumor and speculati.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

One of the worst parts of video calls could finally be over

Hosts can now mute individual participants on Google Meet calls......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Google Workspace wants to help separate work and personal apps on Android

Google Workspace update will split personal and work apps......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Panasonic will no longer produce its own TVs in Europe

Panasonic is shifting production to an external company but says that ‘R&D will still be conducted in Japan and Europe’......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Internet Service Providers Collect, Sell Horrifying Amount of Sensitive Data, Government Study Concludes

An anonymous reader shares a report: Over the last few years the justified fixation on the bad behavior of Google, Amazon, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants has let the abuses of the telecom sector fly under the radar. But a new FTC report sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

GTA Trilogy remaster releases in November - and the improvements are huge

The Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Definitive Edition has finally received a release date, and it's out very soon......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago