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Google"s Password Checkup Feature Coming To Android

Android users can now take advantage of the Password Checkup feature that Google first introduced in its Chrome web browser in late 2019, the OS maker announced today. From a report: On Android, the Password Checkup feature is now part of the "Autofi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotFeb 23rd, 2021

The new Google Pay repeats all the same mistakes of Google Allo

For P2P users, the new app has fewer features, is less convenient, and has more fees. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Ars Technica) The new Google Pay app came out of beta this week, and it marks the first step in a major upheaval in the Goo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago

Are you eligible for the FCC"s emergency internet discount program? Here"s how to find out

More help is coming soon for the many Americans still struggling to afford at-home, high-speed internet, which has become an essential for school, work and many other areas of life during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an ‘undo send’ feature for paid users

Twitter is testing out an undo send function which would allow users to put a stop to their tweets before they are sent......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

This Week in Apps: App Store bill passes AZ House, ‘deep nostalgia’ goes viral, Twitter Spaces arrives on Android

This Week in Apps: App Store bill passes AZ House, ‘deep nostalgia’ goes viral, Twitter Spaces arrives on Android.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an "undo" option after sending tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Google Search algorithm watching; Friday’s daily brief

Make sure not to miss the new more visual changes in Microsoft Bing Search, the new Google My Business reports and the Google Ads mobile app notifications. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment

The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech. Enlarge / The White House South Lawn, which is unfortunately not the view most folks working for a presidential administration have. (credit: Joe Daniel Price | Ge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Apple says iOS 14.5 will not allow users to set a default music player after all

Last month beta testers found that Apple had added a feature to iOS 14.5 allowing users to change the default music app, Apple Music, to any other third-party app they had installed. However, this does not appear to be the case......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

New study suggests humans evolved to run on less water than our closest primate relatives

When you think about what separates humans from chimpanzees and other apes, you might think of our big brains, or the fact that we get around on two legs rather than four. But we have another distinguishing feature: water efficiency......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The best calculator apps for Android and iOS

You don't need a stand-alone calculator to do your math homework. Simply try one of the best calculator apps for Android and iOS......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The best digital signing apps for iOS and Android

Forget printing, signing, and scanning emailed PDFs and online forms. Use one of the best digital signing apps for iOS or Android to streamline the process......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Google"s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea

Earlier this week, Google said that after it finishes phasing out third-party cookies over the next year or so, it won't introduce other forms of identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web. Instead, the search giant plans to use s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Google is moving to a faster release cycle for Chrome later this year

Google's milestone updates for Chrome on the stable channel arrive every six weeks, but the company says it's now able to shorten that period to just four weeks, thanks to internal improvements and the need for quickly pushing out critical security a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Nubia"s RedMagic 6 breaks two smartphone records: a 165Hz screen and 18GB of RAM

Both the RedMagic 6 and RedMagic 6 Pro boast the latest Qualcomm 888 SoC, 6.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, and 165Hz refresh rate, the fastest available on any smartphone today. They also feature a single-finger touch sampling rate of up to 500Hz, or up.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Financial crashes, pandemics, Texas snow: How math could predict "black swan" events

What if mathematicians could have seen COVID-19 coming, or could predict the next outbreak? Is it possible that numbers, manipulated by statistics, might warn of future market fluctuations and environmental disasters, or herald vast shifts in finance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The best laptops for videoconferencing

Most laptop webcams aren't any good, which isn't ideal for Zoom or Teams calls. We found the exceptions -- the rare laptops that feature a 1080p webcam......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Will Nintendo’s Switch Pro bring Breath of the Wild 2? Look at history

A new Switch model might be coming this holiday season and fans are hoping that means Breath of the Wild 2 is coming......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Flutter 2: Google"s Toolkit For Developers Takes a Big Step Forward

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Google has announced Flutter 2, a major upgrade to its framework for building user interfaces for mobile, the web and desktop. Flutter promises to allow developers to use the same codebase to build nati.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

RTX 3080 Ti, RTX 3070 Ti rumored to feature Ethereum mining limiter

When Nvidia revealed the RTX 3060, it said that new release drivers for the card can detect "specific attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm, and limit the hash rate, or cryptocurrency mining efficiency, by around 50 percent.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021