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Google Will Let Rivals Appear As Default Search Engine Options On Android For Free

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: Google will jettison an auction system that forces other providers to bid for the right to be featured as a default search engine option on Android. Following a $5 billion fine and antitrust enforcem.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 9th, 2021

Amazon’s anti-union conduct made free election “impossible,” NLRB officer finds

Report cites mailbox under cameras and anti-union materials at mandatory meetings. Enlarge / A sign held during a protest on March 27, 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama. (credit: Getty Images | Patrick T. Fallon ) Amazon interfered with a union-cer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much? Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay, Alex Wilhelm notes in The Exchange. That seems like a lot. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

Google Will Kill Off Very Old Versions of Android Next Month

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Starting September 27, devices running Android 2.3.7 and lower will no longer be able to log i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 33 min. ago

Take remote control of your PC or phone with TeamViewer

TeamViewer is a well established app and an intuitive way to remotely control computers, tablets, and smartphones. It is free for personal use available for all major platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Google teases Pixel 6 phones with custom-built Tensor SoC

Google has announced its next-generation Pixel family of smartphones powered by a custom System on a Chip (SoC) called Tensor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Demand Curve: Tested tactics for growing newsletters

There are very few marketing channels as well rounded as email newsletters. They provide a direct line of communication; nearly 40x ROI, are infinitely scalable and virtually free. Stewart Hillhouse Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Discord now lets you customize your user profile on its apps

For mobile users, Discord is adding one new feature that you’d find on a more traditional social app. The company rolled out an option for users to customize their profiles across its iOS and Android apps Tuesday, following the feature’s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Substack doubles down on uncensored ‘free speech’ with acquisition of Letter

Substack announced last week that it acquired Letter, a platform that encourages written dialogue and debate. The financials of the deal weren’t disclosed, but this acquisition follows Substack’s recent $65 million raise. Newsletters are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

FandangoNOW and Vudu merge into a new streaming service with titles to rent, buy or stream free

Last year, movie ticketing and discovery business Fandango, a division of NBCUniversal, bought the on-demand video streaming service Vudu from Walmart, after the retailer had failed to capitalize on the service it had first acquired in 2010 for $100.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Spotify Plus might give free users unlimited track skipping for $1 per month

Spotify appears to be testing out a new paid plan that would give listeners direct access to songs and unlimited track skipping for just a buck a month......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

After a COVID-free year, delta arrives in Wuhan, China

Delta is thought to have arrived in the country on a flight from Russia. Enlarge / Residents line up for nucleic acid testing of COVID-19 on August 3, 2021, in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (credit: Getty ) After going a full year without any.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Google will kill off very old versions of Android next month

Google's tighter login security means Android 2.3.7 and lower will lose functionality. Enlarge / Delicious gingerbread Android cookies. Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

What the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro Tensor processor means for the 5a and Fold

Google's new Tensor processor is coming to the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. There's plenty of reason to believe it'll come to the rumored Pixel 5a and Fold as well......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Everything you need to know

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are finally official. Here's everything we know about them so far when it comes to specs, features, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

The 100 best Android apps (August 2021)

Finding all the best Android apps for your device can be a time-consuming task. We've rounded up our top 100 apps, with something for every occasion......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

The best free movie apps for Android and iOS

Want to watch movies for free on your smartphone? We've got your back, with this hand-picked selection of six great free movie apps for Android and iOS......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 33 min. ago

Realme launches MagDart, a MagSafe-style wireless charger for its Android phones

Realme has launched MagDart, a magnetic wireless charging system for its future Android phones, much like Apple's MagSafe for the iPhone 12 series......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 33 min. ago

The best Rainmeter skins

Browse our list of the best Rainmeter skins to find your desktop's next skin. There are lots of Rainmeter skin options online for gamers and minimalists alike......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 33 min. ago

HP announces seven X-Series gaming monitors starting at just $259

HP's X Series monitors bring 165 Hz gaming to affordable price points, offering a variety of different panel options and sizes to suit gamer's needs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 1 min. ago