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Apps & OS, Mobile

Google Assistant gets a second voice option in nine countries

September 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Google is launching new voices for Google Assistant in nine countries today, adding a secondary voice option outside the US for the first time. When users set up a new Android phone, the default voice will also be chosen at […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Apple reveals the real capacity behind the 11 Pro Max’s record battery life

September 18, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

We have been wondering what’s the secret behind the iPhone 11 Pro Max that has the best battery life of any iPhone so far, and the speculated 3500mAh, or even the earlier 3650mAh rumor couldn’t explain the whole picture. Granted, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s latest fix for Windows 10 breaks something else

September 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The KB4515384 patch was released to address an issue related to Cortana and the search box. It seems that following an update, the SearchUI.exe process was causing spikes in CPU usage. While the patch does seem to have fixed the […]


Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

Slack launches dark mode for macOS, Windows, and Linux

September 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Slack is introducing a new dark mode for desktop versions of its workplace chat app. The new dark mode for desktop option will be available across all platforms today, allowing Windows, macOS, and Linux users to switch away from the […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

Apple Music out of breath playing catch-up: web version finally arrives… in beta

September 6, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

We live in the age of streaming and one of the first media formats to be massively consumed over the air is music. Gone are the days of carrying CDs and most of us have even forgotten about the days […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

General Motors will integrate Google’s Android Automotive OS into its cars starting in 2021

September 6, 2019

Via: TechSpot

This news was first reported by CNBC. According to the outlet, this integration could be a win-win situation for both Google and GM. Google benefits by spreading Android to a wider audience, and GM benefits by catering to what their […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple announces repair program for cracked Apple Watch screens

September 2, 2019

Via: The Verge

Apple has acknowledged a flaw in certain Apple Watch models that could lead to the screen cracking, and has launched a replacement program for affected users. Apple or authorized service providers will replace the screen on eligible models free of […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Huawei confirms Mate 30 will land on September 19th

September 2, 2019

Via: The Verge

Huawei has confirmed the launch date for its next flagship phone line. In a short teaser video posted to Twitter, the company says that the upcoming Mate 30 series will be unveiled in Munich, Germany on September 19th. The tagline […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple was a little behind on Siri privacy, now it’s way ahead

August 29, 2019

Via: The Verge

It’s been a good 24 hours for defaults. Motion smoothing might stop being the default on TVs. Fitbit has a real shot at making the de-facto default smartwatch for Android users, who desperately need one. And the best default of […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

BBC: Google could not license Play Services for the Huawei Mate 30

August 29, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

The BBC reports that Google has confirmed that it could not license its Play Services for the Huawei Mate 30. However, Reuters claims that the company will press on with the September 18 announcement regardless. The US Department of Commerce […]