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06:15 pm GMT
Android Headlines Older OnePlus Phones To Miss Out On A Few Latest Features
A new report by XDA states that new features like RAM Boost, DC Dimming, Caller Identification, etc. will not be making its way to older OnePlus devices. This information is confirmed by OnePlus to XD...
06:12 pm GMT
Android Headlines Now's Your Chance To Build An Empire With Civilization VI
Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a highly regarded game in the strategy franchise, and one that's been out for a while. Both on console and PC, as well as iOS. This week marks the first time that Civili...
06:01 pm -04
Engadget Clearview AI wins an ICE contract as it prepares to defend itself in court
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week signed a deal with Clearview AI to licence the facial recognition companys technology. According to a federal purchase order unearthed by the nonpro...
05:51 pm
The Verge Pinterest employees stage virtual walkout to protest discrimination
Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images Pinterest employees are staging a virtual walkout today to protest discrimination and retaliation at the company. In a petition posted on the anonym...
05:50 pm
The Verge Apple iMac 27-inch (2020) review: new webcam, new screen option, same iMac
The last hurrah for the Intel iMac Continue reading… ...
05:47 pm GMT
Android Headlines China Forces Google, Tech Giants To Push Back With New Hong Kong Law
Google is no longer willing to cooperate directly with Hong Kong authorities due to a new law in China, sources close to the matter have indicated. Instead, it's redirecting authorities to make their ...
05:45 pm GMT
BoingBoing These 20 home theater must-haves might make you forget the cineplex
Even as the world takes tentative steps toward reopening against the ebbs and flows of COVID-19, movie theaters remain in a netherworld limbo. High-profile film releases continue shuffling as theater ...
05:37 pm GMT
BoingBoing A state-by-state guide to voting in the age of COVID-19
FiveThirtyEight made this useful guide on how to vote in each of the U.S. states. Click on your state in the map to see a lot of the information you need in order to cast a ballot this fall by whatev...
05:34 pm -04
Engadget 'Apex Legends' season six trailer offers a peek at Rampart's abilities
Although Respawn hasnt detailed all of the newest Apex Legends characters abilities just yet, a season six gameplay trailer offers a peek at the tricks Rampart has up her sleeve. It seems she can plac...
05:33 pm GMT
Techcrunch Travel startups cry foul over what Googles doing with their data
As the antitrust drumbeat continues to pound on tech giants, with Reuters reporting comments today from the US Justice Department that it’s moving “full-tilt” on an investigation of ...
05:33 pm
The Verge ICE just signed a contract with facial recognition company Clearview AI
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) signed a contract with facial recognition company Clearview AI this week for “mission support,” gove...
05:32 pm
The Verge Investigation begins into damage at one of the worlds most iconic observatories
The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. | Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images This week, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico — an iconic facility made famous by movies li...
05:27 pm GMT
Specky Boy Weekly News for Designers 553
This weeks Designer News 553 includes Optimizing CSS for Faster Page Loads, Magnetic Buttons, Drop-Shadow: The Underrated CSS Filter, The UX of LEGO Interface Panels, Neuicons, Hexpalette Color Pal...
05:27 pm GMT
Android Headlines Google Is Paying Mozilla $450M Per Year To Be The Default Search Engine On Firefox
Mozilla laid off around a quarter of its staff earlier this week. Now, the company has signed a new deal with Google, which keeps Google as the default search engine. The deal is said to be paying Moz...
05:24 pm GMT
BoingBoing This cheap grab bag o' faucet washers will come in handy one day
We live in an older house, and I've replaced a lot of sink and bath washers over the years. My supply was running low so I just ordered this inexpensive assortment of washers. I hope I don't have to u...
05:13 pm GMT
Android Headlines Your Galaxy Note 20 Doesn't Come With Headphones, So Here's How You Can Get Them For Free
For the past few years, Samsung has been including headphones in the box with its smartphones. Even though most other smartphones ditched that years ago. The Galaxy Note 20 however, does not come with...
05:10 pm
Slashdot Epic's Battle For 'Open Platforms' Ignores Consoles' Massive Closed Market
Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo demand the same platform control -- and the same 30% fee. From a report: Yesterday, Epic used Fortnite to essentially wage open war against Apple's and Google's mobile ap...
05:07 pm GMT
BoingBoing An incredibly cruel magic trick from a 16th century books
From one of my favorite Twitter feeds, Bizzarro Bazar: these terrible magic trick. I doubt the 16th-century author tested out this trick to see if it would actually work. He probably just thought it s...
05:02 pm GMT
Technology Review There is a crisis of face recognition and policing in the US
When news broke that a mistaken match from a face recognition system had led Detroit police to arrest Robert Williams for a crime he didnt commit, it was late June, and the country was already in uphe...
05:02 pm GMT
Techcrunch Eliminate DevOps waste with Japanese management practices
Waste is the cardinal sin of lean methodology....
05:00 pm -04
Engadget This week's best deals: Amazon Fire tablets, Apple MacBook Pro and more
A bunch of the newest laptops, tablets and other gadgets are discounted this week. Amazon slashed the prices of its latest Fire tablets to all-time lows and you can still grab a few of Apples latest M...
05:00 pm
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 review: time for a change
Samsung’s latest smartwatch is fine but awfully familiar Continue reading… ...
04:57 pm
The Verge I Am Dead is a cute, charming game about being a curious ghost
Around two years ago, artist and designer Dick Hogg saw a GIF of a banana going through an MRI machine. Seeing the different layers of the fruit was mesmerizing. It inspired him. Not long ...
04:52 pm GMT
BoingBoing Check out these Mbius style illustrations for Robinhood's new identity
Financial services company Robinhood hired Collins to design its new brand identity. The illustrations Collins commissioned as part of its world-building exercises are beautiful and obviously heavily ...
04:43 pm GMT
Android Headlines A Bug Retained Deleted Photos And Messages On Instagram Server
As per an independent security researcher Saugat Pokharel, Instagram stored year old deleted photos and messages on its server. Moreover, the data could be easily recovered using the in-app download t...
04:41 pm -04
Engadget EA is rebranding Origin and Access subscriptions as EA Play
EA is rebranding its Access and Origin Access subscription services. Starting August 18th, EA Access and Origin Access Basic will be known as EA Play, and Origin Access Premier will be called EA Play ...
04:32 pm GMT
BoingBoing Explore NYC in the 1930s and 1940s with this street view photo map
Julian Boilen, a full stack software engineer inNYC, created this cool map that lets you see photos of New York City in the late 1930s and 1940s. "Zoom in!" he says. "Every dotisaphoto." Between 1939 ...
04:30 pm GMT
Team Treehouse Our Plan to Open-Source the Treehouse Apprenticeship Program
Back in June, as protests were erupting across the country, we made a promise to open source our Apprenticeship Framework. Now more than ever, it is important to be firmly anti-racist and use our powe...
04:28 pm -04
Engadget Apple may offer half-off CBS All Access and Showtime bundle for TV
Apple is still looking for ways to promote its Apple TV+ streaming service. Its next attempt may be to offer subscribers a discounted CBS All Access and Showtime bundle. People familiar with the plans...
04:14 pm
Slashdot Google Resumes Its Attack on the URL Bar, Hides Full Addresses on Chrome 86
An anonymous reader shares a report: Google has tried on and off for years to hide full URLs in Chrome's address bar, because apparently long web addresses are scary and evil. Despite the public backl...
04:13 pm GMT
Techcrunch Warner Music acquires IMGN, a social media publishing platform, for under $100M
It’s a whole new playing field these days for music labels and publishers, and today one of the biggies madean acquisition to help it sharpen up its strategy to better understand what people wan...
04:12 pm GMT
Noupe How to Market Yourself as a Freelance Software Developer
Software Developer is one of the fastest-growing professions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), this occupation is expected to grow by 21 percent between 2018 and 2028, which is much ...
04:10 pm GMT
BoingBoing David Lynch shows the phone holder he made
Painter and director David Lynch has a nice home workshop, and in this video, he shows his hand-made iPhone holder, which can be attached to a tripod. It's nice-looking, and my favorite part is when h...
04:08 pm GMT
Techcrunch Facebook tests TikTok-style video format on its main app in India
Facebook is going all in on short-form videos. After flirting with the idea in Lasso, a TikTok-clone it tested in select markets, and adding a similar feature to Instagram recently, the company is exp...
04:05 pm GMT
Android Headlines Google Will Give You Voting Instructions Easily And Instantly
Google will give you voting instructions and information related to any questions on the upcoming US Presidential elections. You simply need to type in your query in the search box to get all relevant...
04:03 pm GMT
Techcrunch Pinterest employees are walking out today in light of discrimination allegations
Pinterest employees are walking out today to demand change at the company. The walkout is directly in response to recent accusations of racial and gender discrimination at Pinterest. Organizers of the...
04:02 pm GMT
Abduzeedo Ethical & Socially Responsible Lifestyle Photography by Hugo Santarem
Ethical & Socially Responsible Lifestyle Photography by Hugo Santarem abduzeedo08.14.20 Hugo Santarem Rodrigues is a commercial and fine art photographer, working on pro...
04:00 pm -04
Engadget USPS appears to be retiring vital machines ahead of mail-in ballot surge
The United States Postal Service is reportedly retiring mail sorting machines. According to Postmaster general Louis DeJoy, the agency is in a dire financial situation, citing significant falls in mai...
04:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Thirty Madison raises $47 million for its direct to consumer treatments of hair loss, migraines, and indigestion
Thirty Madison, the New York-based startup developing a range of direct to consumer treatments for hair loss, migraines, and chronic indigestion, has raised $47 million in new financing. After last we...
04:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Thirty Madison raises $47 million for its direct to consumer treatments of hair loss, migraines and indigestion
Thirty Madison, the New York-based startup developing a range of direct to consumer treatments for hair loss, migraines and chronic indigestion, has raised $47 million in new financing. After last wee...
04:00 pm
The Verge EA Access and Origin Access will combine under new EA Play banner
Rebranding streaming services is very in these days across a number of entertainment industries, and EA is jumping on the trend by rebranding its EA Access and Origin Access services simpl...
03:50 pm GMT
Technology Review TikTok made him famous. Now hes imagining a world without it
Ryan Beard was sitting in front of his keyboard, taking song requests on a live stream on the last Friday of July, when he saw a message from a viewer pop up in the chat: tik tok is officially getting...
03:36 pm GMT
BoingBoing The risk of going hungry in the U.S. is rising
Writing in The Week, Ryan Cooper says, "The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities hascollected datafor the week ending July 21, before super-unemployment expired, and found that 12 percent of househo...
03:30 pm GMT
Techcrunch A beginners guide to diversity, equity and inclusion
After Minneapolis police killed George Floyd and the subsequent racial justice uprising, many people in tech shouted from the rooftops that Black Lives Matter, despite having subpar representation of ...
03:23 pm GMT
Android Headlines TikTok May Have Violated COPPA, With Its Large Group Of Under-Age Users
TikTok has always been popular with the younger generation. But according to a report from The New York Times, it appears that nearly a third of TikTok US users are very young, 14 years or younger. Th...
03:20 pm GMT
BoingBoing Candy corn in Thanksgiving flavors now exists
No one: Brach's: "We have candy corn that tastes like Thanksgiving foods!!" — Turkey Dinner candy corn is described as "A full course meal presented in a unique mix of candy corn flavors. BRACH'...
03:19 pm -04
Engadget Ubisoft fires Assassin's Creed creative director amid misconduct allegations
Ubisoft has fired Ashraf Ismail, the former creative director of Assassins Creed Valhalla, in the wake of misconduct allegations. Ismail stepped down from his role on the game in June, though he remai...
03:16 pm GMT
BoingBoing For sale: Home built into the stern of a former US Navy boat from 1908
This "house boat" for sale on Mercer Island, Washington was once the USS Manzanita, built for the US Coast Guard in 1908 and later part of the US Navy. It's now for sale for $2 million. From Realtor.c...
03:13 pm GMT
Android Headlines Would You Pay $70 For a Motorola RAZR & Minnidip-Branded Chair?
Motorola has reportedly teamed up with "luxury inflatable designer" Minnidip to announce a new smartphone accessory, a Razr-branded chair. Sold as the MINNIDIP x RAZR CH(AIR) chair and 'designed with ...
03:03 pm GMT
Android Headlines Catch UFC 252 Exclusively On ESPN This Weekend
This Saturday, UFC 252 will be taking place at the UFC APEX center, as most of the previous PPVs and Fight Nights have during this pandemic. In UFC 252, you'll see Moicic vs Cormier III. Which is one ...
03:00 pm PDT
Spyre Studios How Much Should I Charge for Logo Design in 2020?
For those who are starting to work as a freelance designer, almost always this question pops up: How much should I charge for a logo design? If there is one thing that is quite hard to put a price to ...
03:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing Cory Doctorow experiments with AI writing partner Sudowrite
GPT-3 is a machine-learning trained language model that generates text based on a text prompt. Cory Doctorow has been playing around with a closed-beta implementation of Sudowrite, which he describes ...
03:00 pm
Slashdot China Sets Trial Run For Digital Yuan in Top City Hubs
Chinese authorities will expand test use of the country's prototype digital currency across the nation's three leading urban clusters centered on Beijing, Shanghai and the southern cities of Guangzhou...
02:56 pm GMT
Techcrunch Researchers explore sound to help improve robotic perception
Robots primarily rely on two basic senses: vision and touch. But even the latter still has a long ways to go to get up to the speed with the former. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are looki...
02:55 pm
The Verge Ubisoft fires former Assassins Creed Valhalla creative director following an investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ashraf Ismail, the former creative director for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, has been fired by Ubisoft, Bloomberg reports. Ismail stepped down fro...
02:54 pm GMT
BoingBoing Snatcher: a superfast robotic tongue inspired by chameleons
Chameleons have evolved a superfast and long tongue to grab insects in an instant. Inspired by this marvelous bit of nature, engineers at Seoul National University of Science and Technology created "S...
02:51 pm GMT
Noupe Accessible Education: 5 Reasons Why Content is Key for Your Online Learning Platform
Content marketing is a vital tool for businesses because it instils a level of confidence in a brand by demonstrating expertise, trustworthiness and authority on relevant topics as well as satisfying ...
02:44 pm -04
Engadget A third of TikToks US users may be 14 years old or younger
TikTok is clearly popular with younger users, which is part of the reason its appealing to advertisers and potential buyers. But just how young are TikTok users? According to The New York Times, as mu...
02:40 pm GMT
Android Headlines Get The Roborock S5 Robot Vacuum For Its Lowest Price Ever
Today, Amazon has the Roborock S5 robot vacuum on sale for its lowest price ever. Coming in at just $359. Now this is not the first time that we have seen the Roborock S5 come in this low. But it has ...
02:39 pm GMT
BoingBoing Watch this hilarious video of a little duck released into the wild
Seeya! Rough Google translation of the tweet: "It's a mini 4WD that has been tuned to be crisp."...
02:39 pm GMT
BoingBoing The SATS were literally invented by a eugenicist to uphold white supremacy
There are many aspects of American culture that are secretly or not-so-secretly rooted in something absolutely abhorrent. I'm not just talking about the "original sin" of settler colonialism, or even ...
02:35 pm GMT
BoingBoing Reporter to Trump: "Do you regret all the lying you've done to the American people?"
The question was asked by Huffington Post correspondent SV Dte, who told the Guardian: I don't know why he called on me, because I've tried to ask him before [in March] and he's cut me off mid-questio...
02:35 pm
The Verge Google Nest and Eeros mesh Wi-Fi systems are steeply discounted
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge A mesh Wi-Fi system is one of the best investments you can make during a time when most of us are stuck at home due to the pandemic. It can help you get ...
02:28 pm GMT
BoingBoing A (brilliant parody) letter from your child's school
In the last few weeks, school administrators have sent letters to parents and guardians announcing their plans for starting school in the middle of a pandemic. In McSweeney's, Kara Baskin penned a per...
02:23 pm GMT
Techcrunch Edtech exits are increasing, but by how much?
Before the coronavirus made edtech more relevant, companies in the sector were historically likely to see slow, low exits. Despite successful IPOs by 2U, Chegg and Instructure in the United States, pu...
02:20 pm
The Verge How to change your name and add a photo to Zoom
If you’ve been using Zoom to work from home over these last few months, it’s possible that the name you’re being identified by in the lower left corner is not what you’d prefer. Pe...
02:17 pm -04
Engadget Lenovos 7-inch Google-powered smart display is only $75 at Best Buy
There are a number of Google smart displays available now, made by the company itself and third-party manufacturers. They all house the Google Assistant but each has their own flare, and now you can g...
02:16 pm GMT
CSS Tricks What I Learned by Fixing One Line of CSS in an Open Source Project
I was browsing the Svelte docs on my iPhone and came across a blaring UI bug. The notch in the in the REPL knob was totally out of whack. Im always looking to contribute to open source, and I thought ...
02:12 pm
The Verge Apple has finally met its Fortnite match
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s walled garden gets an epic test Continue reading… ...
02:11 pm
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
02:11 pm GMT
Android Headlines Don't Expect To See ToF On The Galaxy S21 Next Year
The ToF sensor (or time of flight sensor) won't be making a comeback on the Galaxy S21 next year. Samsung abandoned it for the Galaxy Note 20 series, and it looks like it won't be available on the Gal...
02:10 pm
Slashdot A Third of TikTok's US Users May Be 14 or Under, Raising Safety Questions
If Microsoft or another company buys TikTok before President Trump bans the Chinese-owned video app on national security grounds, it will acquire a giant community of devoted fans and a lucrative plat...
02:07 pm GMT
Dev To Daily Challenge 281 - Area or Perimeter
You are given the length and width of a 4-sided polygon. The polygon can either be a rectangle or a square.If it is a square, return its area. If it is a rectangle, return its perimeter.area_or_perime...
02:06 pm GMT
BoingBoing Library discovers stash of beer and gum hidden behind books for 30 years
In the 1980s, someone stashed some beer and gum behind books at the Walla Walla Library in Washington State. The library is closed due to COVID-19 and undergoing renovations. From CNN: During the demo...
02:04 pm
Slashdot A Third of TikTok's US Users May Be 14 or Under, Raising Safety Questions
If Microsoft or another company buys TikTok before President Trump bans the Chinese-owned video app on national security grounds, it will acquire a giant community of devoted fans and a lucrative plat...
02:01 pm -04
Engadget Galaxy Watch 3 review: The best non-Apple smartwatch
Samsung has made many, many smartwatches. And through all that experience the company has refined its Tizen software so much that its completely ditched Googles Wear OS. The Galaxy Watch 3 is Samsungs...
02:00 pm -04
Engadget Galaxy Watch 3 review: The best non-Apple smartwatch
Samsung has made many, many smartwatches. And through all that experience the company has refined its Tizen software so much that it has completely ditched Googles Wear OS. The Galaxy Watch 3 is the l...
02:00 pm
TutsPlus - Design How to Design Your Own Gaming Clan Logo
What You'll Be CreatingLooking for a gaming clan logo maker? Need a gaming clan logo for your competitive group or guild? Well, in this tutorial, we'll look at how to make a clan logo without Photos...
02:00 pm
The Verge How romance scams are thriving during quarantine
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Just when you thought dating during quarantine couldn’t get any worse Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm GMT
BoingBoing PliimPRO eliminates the panic of sharing your screen with a single click
The year 2020 has basically kicked down that door and dragged us all into the Zoom age, whether we like it or not. And now that we're basically inviting our boss, co-workers and other business associa...
01:52 pm GMT
Technology Review Unmade in America
In early March, as the coronavirus pandemic forced America to contemplate a nationwide shutdown, Dan St. Louis started to get nervous. St. Louis runs a facility in Conover, North Carolina, called the ...
01:47 pm GMT
Android Headlines Save $30 On The All-New Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
Today, you can save $30 on the all-new Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet. This means that you can pick one up for just $59.99. That is a pretty god price for the Amazon Fire HD 8. The Amazon Fire HD 8 is a 8-in...
01:47 pm -04
Engadget Google stops responding to data requests from Hong Kong authorities
Google will no longer respond directly to data requests from Hong Kong authorities, the company announced today. The decision is in response to the national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong K...
01:45 pm GMT
Techcrunch The Polestar 2 bests the Tesla Model 3 in drivability and enjoyment
I enjoy driving the Polestar 2 more than the Tesla Model 3. The Polestar 2 is more comfortable, seemingly better built, and has a better infotainment system. In all the traditional automotive metrics,...
01:36 pm GMT
Wal You Best Car Dash Cameras of 2020
Dash cameras have started becoming all the more indispensable to motorists these days. From providing simple protection from theft to acting as driver assistance systems, dash cams are here to stay. I...
01:35 pm
Freelance Switch How to Properly Apologize and Sincerely Ask for Forgiveness
Despite the best intentions, there will be times in a relationship—whether it’s personal or professional—where one party gets hurt or upset. You might’ve been a little careless with your word...
01:31 pm -04
Engadget At 25, Internet Explorer's legacy has never been more relevant
Microsofts Internet Explorer turns 25 this week. Its had a long and controversial life, starting out as an upstart web browser that grew to global dominance, before winding up a punchline. Its quarter...
01:30 pm -04
Engadget At 25, Internet Explorer's legacy has never been more relevant
Microsofts Internet Explorer turns 25 this week. Its had a long and controversial life, starting out as an upstart web browser that grew to global dominance, before winding up a punchline. Its quarter...
01:22 pm GMT
BoingBoing Chinese submarine defects, Bill Clinton's cancer nightmare, reading tabloids can kill you, in this week's dubious rags
Reading supermarket tabloids causes cancer and kills thousands each year, a shocking new study has revealed....
01:14 pm -04
Engadget Amazon can be held liable for defective third-party products, court rules
A California state appeals court has ruled that Amazon can be held liable for damages and injuries caused by faulty products sold on its third-party marketplace. The decision is for a lawsuit filed by...
01:13 pm GMT
BoingBoing Lack Rack: Ikea's cheapest table is perfectly sized to rackmount computers
#lackrackNeed a network rack in a pinch? 5. IKEA LACK Rack. pic.twitter.com/Wn257GEqWr — Paul Curry (@cr3) August 14, 2020 I recently saw a Lack Rackan inexpensive Ikea Lack table put to use rac...
01:03 pm GMT
Android Headlines Apparently Google Blocked OnePlus & LG From Pre-Installing Fortnite
A new claim by Epic Games suggests that Google forced OnePlus and LG to kill its deal on having Fortnite pre-installed on their phones. Notably, Apple and Google have removed Epic Games Fortnite from ...
01:01 pm -04
Engadget Huge video game companies are exposing Apple's iOS hypocrisy
Tim Sweeney finally made good on his word. Epic Games is suing Apple over anticompetitive practices, after a calculated act of disobedience forced the App Store to block Fortnite from the iOS platform...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Looking at how GenZ has changed fundraising
Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the full crew around once again, Nata...
01:00 pm GMT
Techcrunch Looking at how Gen Z has changed fundraising
Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the full crew around once again ̵...
01:00 pm GMT
Smashing Magazine Community Resources, Weekly Newsletter, And Boosting Skills Online
Improvement is a matter of steady, ongoing iteration. If youve been around for a good while, youll know that Smashing has been through a good number of changes in the past: a new design, a new layout,...
12:55 pm
Freelance Switch 25 Best Premium PowerPoint PPT Templates to Download for 2020 Presentations
Creating PowerPoint presentations is a great way to convey a lot of information in an accessible way. Done right, they can help your audience understand complicated data and make them pay attention.Th...
12:48 pm GMT
Android Headlines Take A Closer Look At OnePlus OxygenOS 11 UI: Gallery
As many of you know by now, OnePlus redesigned OxygenOS UI in version 11 quite a bit. The company released OxygenOS 11 beta variant for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro quite recently. The company got inspired...
12:37 pm GMT
Android Headlines Protect Your Home With This $99 eufy Video Doorbell
Amazon has a great sale on the eufy Video Doorbell right now. Where you can pick it up for as little as $99. The eufy Video Doorbell is originally $129, but today it is marked down to $109. Now there ...
12:30 pm -04
Engadget Engadget Podcast: All about the Surface Duo and Galaxy Watch Active 3
This week was dominated by Microsofts Surface Duo news, with the company finally unveiling full details and availability info for its dual-screen device since it was first showed off last year. Cherly...
12:27 pm GMT
Android Headlines Fortnite Is Still Available For Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
Yesterday, Epic Games' popular battle royale game Fortnite was kicked out of their respective app stores by Google and Apple. This decision comes after the developer violated Apple's App Store and Goo...
12:21 pm GMT
Noupe How to Attract Attendees to Your Webinar: 8 Powerful Strategies
Planning to host a webinar? Not surprising. Webinars are a great tool for marketing, training, internal communication, and networking. If you use the right tools and plan your webinars well, you can u...
12:00 pm
The Verge PSA: Games Done Quicks summer speedrunning event kicks off on August 16th
Image: Games Done Quick Games Done Quick’s (GDQ) next big speedrunning marathon for charity will kick off on August 16th at 11:30AM ET / 7:30AM PT on Twitch. This year’s summer GDQ w...
11:57 am GMT
Android Headlines Electronics Deals August 13, 2020: eufy, AUKEY & More
You can pick up the eufy Security Wi-Fi Video Doorbell for just $99.99. It is actually priced at $109.99, but there is a $10 off coupon that you can clip and get it even cheaper. That is good for arou...
11:56 am GMT
BoingBoing Let's see how many lies were in the White House's official "Historic Coronavirus Response Brief"
On Monday, August 10, the White House released a fact sheet about "President Trump's Historic Coronavirus Response." It is perhaps unsurprisingly full of shit. While I suppose one could argue that a...
11:54 am GMT
Android Headlines Instagram May Ask Some Users To Verify Their Identities
Instagram is taking some strict measures to free the platform from bots and other accounts that are manipulating its services. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app will ask users that show "potential ...
11:50 am -04
Engadget Snapchat's latest custom Lenses are designed for dancing videos
Snap has updated its Lens Studio platform so artists and developers can create custom Lenses the companys term for AR experiences that leverage full body tracking. Snapchats maker has created two te...
11:38 am GMT
Android Headlines Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition Available In The US, But You Can't Get It
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition is now available in the US, but you cant get it. Sounds confusing? Well, it is available, but not for everyone, as this variant is made for the government, pret...
11:33 am GMT
Android Headlines LG Q92 5G Specs & Images Leak, May Launch Later This Month
LG is preparing to launch a new affordable 5G smartphone called LG Q92 5G soon. A Google Play Console listing last month revealed a lot about this handset. Now, ahead of an impending launch, more deta...
11:30 am
Slashdot TikTok's US Employees Plan To Sue Trump Administration Over Executive Order
TikTok's US employees are planning to file a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration executive order they say would make it illegal for their employer to pay them. From a report: Last week, Preside...
11:26 am -04
Engadget The Morning After: Epic and 'Fortnite' vs. Apple and Google
If youre planning a trip after our shared isolation comes to an end or if youre ready to get out of the house right now, well try not to be too judgy then keep an eye on Google. Its rolling out upda...
11:24 am GMT
Noupe Impact of Android 11 on Mobile Applications
Time and again, Google has proved that its name is synonymous with innovation. The release of the Android 11 developer preview emphasizes precisely that. Android 10 brought with it significant changes...
11:14 am GMT
Android Headlines Three New Budget HTC Smartphones Will Launch Soon
Earlier this week, HTC launched the budget-friendly Wildfire E2 smartphone in Russia. It is the second Wildfire smartphone to launch this year. However, the company also has plans to launch even more ...
11:13 am GMT
Techcrunch Amazon launches online pharmacy in India
Amazon has launched an online pharmacy in Bangalore, the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state, as the e-commerce group looks to spread its tentacles in more categories in one of its key o...
11:00 am
The Verge Fortnite vs Apple vs Google: a brief and very incomplete timeline
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you weren’t watching tech news yesterday, you missed an entire afternoon’s worth of cramming handfuls of popcorn in your mouth as you stare...
10:42 am GMT
Android Headlines Microsoft Surface Duo Foldable Gets Detailed In Official Video
Microsoft has just released a new Surface Duo video, and its quite a long one. This video got released on YouTube, and it has a duration of around 35 minutes. Considering the length of this video, you...
10:32 am -04
Engadget Pinterest employees are staging a walkout after discrimination allegations
Pinterest employees are planning a walkout today at 1PM PST following discrimination allegations by several former employees. In a Medium post and NY Times article, former COO Franoise Brougher said s...
10:15 am -04
Engadget 'Dead by Daylight' enables cross-play between PC and console
Behaviour Interactive promised us cross-platform features for Dead by Daylight back in May. Now, the developer has announced that cross-play is live for the PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch almost a year...
10:06 am GMT
Android Headlines Google Search Makes It Easier To Find Live Sports & TV Shows
Google is making it easier for users to find live TV shows and sports through Search. Thanks to a newly added feature, Google Search will now tell you which channel a game is on. If you search for som...
09:48 am GMT
Android Headlines Weather Alerts Added To Google News Temperature Card
With a new update, Google News has added a new weather alerts feature to the temperature card. Notably, the temperature card will now show weather 'Alerts' in red text. As per 9to5Google, this feature...
09:14 am GMT
Android Headlines YouTube To Remove Election-Related Videos That Violate Policy
In an official post, YouTube announced that it will take down videos that interfere with the US elections. Notably, YouTube took this decision to curb misleading information on voting. Moreover, YouTu...
09:03 am -04
Engadget Disney and Lego are making a new 'Star Wars Holiday Special'
The November 17th, 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special is infamously awful and not awful in a good way, the late Carrie Fisher once told Yahoo. In fact, it was so cheesy and awkward that George Lucas disow...
09:00 am GMT
Technology Review A college kids fake, AI-generated blog fooled tens of thousands. This is how he made it.
At the start of the week, Liam Porr had only heard of GPT-3. By the end, the college student had used the AI model to produce an entirely fake blog under a fake name. It was meant as a fun experiment....
09:00 am GMT
Smashing Magazine A Smashing Guide To The World Of Search Engine Optimization
Search engine optimization is essential to most websites. The industry is worth more than $70 billion a year, and its only going to grow. It has specialists, sub-specialists, thought leaders, dedicate...
08:57 am GMT
Android Headlines Samsung Display Reassigns Employees As LCD Business Shuts
Samsung will stop making LCD panels by the end of this year. And it appears the company has expedited the shutdown process already. According to a new report from Korean publication Yonhap News, Samsu...
08:30 am
Slashdot Instagram Wasn't Removing Photos and Direct Messages From Its Servers
A security researcher was awarded a $6,000 bug bounty payout after he found Instagram retained photos and private direct messages on its servers long after he deleted them. From a report: Independent ...
08:28 am
The Verge Instagram kept deleted photos and messages on its servers for more than a year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When you delete something from Instagram you expect it to be gone for good. But when security researcher Saugat Pokharel requested a copy of photo...
08:01 am GMT
Techcrunch Oracle and Salesforce hit with GDPR class action lawsuits over cookie tracking consent
The use of third party cookies for ad tracking and targeting by data broker giants Oracle and Salesforce is the focus of class action style litigation announced today in the UK and the Netherlands. Th...
07:59 am GMT
Android Headlines First Smartphone With Under-Display Camera May Not Be A Flagship
The worlds very first smartphone with an under-display camera may not be a flagship. That does sound a bit surprising, but its probably true. To give you some context, ZTE will be the company to annou...
07:35 am GMT
Android Headlines This Is How Google Plans To Make Wear OS Faster & Smarter
Wear OS is due for some changes and one of the things it needs pretty badly is the capability to operate faster and smoother than it does in its current state. Googles operating system for smartwatche...
07:06 am -04
Engadget Facebook ordered to clean up undersea drilling equipment in Oregon
Facebook has earned the ire of Oregon residents and officials for abandoning drilling equipment off the states coast, 50 feet under the sea floor. According to the Tillamook Headlight Herald, Facebook...
07:00 am GMT
Spoon Graphics Create All the Logo Files Your Client Needs in Under 5 Minutes
Just over a year ago I reviewed the must-have tool for logo designers: Logo Package Express. It’s a brilliant Adobe Illustrator Extension that automatically generates every file format, color sc...
07:00 am
TutsPlus - Design A Look at Graphic Trends That Define the 70s (Retro Fonts, Text Effects, and More!)
Let's take a trip back in time! In this article, we'll explore the groovy and psychedelic decade by looking at some iconic vintage 70s fonts!70s Retro EffectsYou can follow along with us over on our E...
06:53 am GMT
Android Headlines Future Huawei Smartphone Could Include A Small Rear Display
A future Huawei smartphone could include a small rear display, it seems. Huawei patented a smartphone design that shows off such a smartphone design. This patent surfaced at CNIPA (China National Inte...
06:08 am GMT
Dev To My Top-10 Finance And Investment Books For Developers
Besides podcasts, blogs, vlogs, etc. reading books is still something many software developers dont want to miss.Although I have read many good books covering software engineering and other things in ...
06:02 am GMT
Dev To Setting up OAuth in Phoenix
So, its been like a month since I started learning Elixir and the Phoenix. Phoenix is a web framework powered by Elixir and the Erlang VM, which makes it fast.In this post, we will see setting up Sign...
05:00 am
Slashdot 'All Of My TikTok Followers Are Fake'
An anonymous reader shares a report: The followers poured in. Then the likes. Then tens of thousands of people watched my TikTok video. The clip itself was of a few Motherboard staffers winning a matc...
04:04 am GMT
Mashable Amazon is liable for defective third-party products, Californian court rules
A Californian Court of Appeal has ruled Amazon is responsible for defective products sold through its Marketplace, even if they are being sold by a third party. This decision has significant implicati...
03:57 am -04
Engadget Epic lawsuit claims Google blocked 'Fortnite' deals with OnePlus, LG
Epic Games already announced its suing Apple over the company removing Fortnite from its App Store due to the Mega Drop that offered players a way to purchase items directly from Epic for a lower pric...
03:44 am GMT
Dev To MongoDB Simplified Part 1: What, Why and How?
This is the first article of series MongoDB Simplified which will cover all the basics of MongoDB. I will try to keep things as simple as possible.We will start from understanding What is MongoDB?, Ho...
03:30 am GMT
Dev To Learn Data Structure and Algorithm in JavaScript | Part 13
The Javascript Dude @dudejavascript Remember: one of the most important roles for source code is to communicate cle...
02:55 am GMT
BoingBoing Trump asked for mail-in ballot for Florida's Tuesday primary election, he and Melania to vote by mail
President Donald Trump requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's Tuesday primary election, despite weeks of spewing hot lying garbage all over the place about how voting by mail means cats and dogs and...
02:41 am GMT
BoingBoing Free Fortnite?
Epic Games has rejected Apple's 30% app tax. In the past Epic has owned every single partner or vendor and managed to hold on to all the value. Anyone remember Twitch? Or the streamers? Or organized e...
02:38 am GMT
BoingBoing Epic Games sues Apple, antitrust lawsuit says App Store is a monopoly
Epic claims Google forced OnePlus to break deal in which Fortnite launcher would be preinstalled on OnePlus phones...
02:03 am GMT
Dev To 8 Tailwind CSS resources to help your next project takeoff
Let's face it, no matter whether its our first or hundredth time, staring at a blank Tailwind CSS is intimidating. The enormity of the task at hand starts to crash over you as the excitement begins to...
01:56 am
The Verge Google forced OnePlus to decimate a Fortnite launcher deal, claims Epic Games
Image: OnePlus Epic Games sued Google over pulling Fortnite from the Google Play Store Thursday evening, following a similar lawsuit against Apple. We might have expected that. What we d...
01:56 am
The Verge OnePlus forced by Google to decimate a Fortnite launcher deal, claims Epic Games
Image: OnePlus Epic Games sued Google over pulling Fortnite from the Google Play Store Thursday evening, following a similar lawsuit against Apple. We might have expected that. What we d...
01:45 am
Slashdot YouTube Bans Videos Containing Hacked Information That Could Interfere With the Election
As Democrats and Republicans prepare to hold their national conventions starting next week, YouTube on Thursday announced updates to its policies on deceptive videos and other content designed to inte...
01:39 am
The Verge Samsungs most affordable 5G phone, the Galaxy A51, is now available on Verizon
Image: Verizon Samsung’s affordable midrange 5G phone, the Galaxy A51, is finally available at Verizon. Compared to other phones released within the past year, the $550 Galaxy A51 5G U...
01:27 am GMT
Dev To Rust Review
How Rust and I metI first heard of Rust long ago through stray searches. I was interested because it seemed like a competitor to Go, which was the most recent language I had learned for a job bu...
12:58 am GMT
Mashable ISIS allegedly used Facebook in bid to scam people desperate for face masks
In mid-March, as the first shelter-in-place orders were issued across the U.S. and desperate public health officials scrounged for medical grade face masks, an online store by the name of FaceMaskCent...
12:53 am
The Verge Epic is suing Google over Fortnites removal from the Google Play Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games has filed suit against Google over alleged antitrust violations, just hours after seeing Fortnite dropped from the both the Google Play...
12:49 am GMT
Android Headlines Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung introduced its Galaxy Note 20 series handsets quite recently. Weve already released several comparisons, and now its time to focus on a rather major one. In this article, well compare the Sams...
12:35 am
The Verge Facebook tells Elizabeth Warren it has two different standards for climate fact-checking
Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook says its third-party fact-checking partners “do review and rate climate misinformation, and there h...
12:21 am GMT
Dev To Easy start of a Typescript/React project (w/ ESlint and Prettier)
In this super fast tutorial, I'll teach you to initialize a Typescript project in React. Create projectCreate project with create-react-app:yarn create react-app *your-application-name* --templat...
12:10 am GMT
BoingBoing If you've ever thought of learning American Sign Language, this masterclass is the way to go
One million Americans use American Sign Language as their primary means of communication. But as you'd expect, even though ASL is the sixth-most used language in the US, it isn't just any old language...
12:10 am GMT
Android Headlines Amazon Says Unused Alexa Hacks Wouldn't Leak Bank Details, At Least
According to newly reported findings from Check Point researchers, Amazon Alexa may have incidentally exposed users to hacks from bad actors. More pertinently, that includes details users wouldn't wan...