Thursday October 1-st, 2020

Google officially acquires Fitbit, plans to create its own smartwatches Google officially acquires Fitbit, plans to create its own smartwatches

More than 12 years ago, we set an audacious company vision - to make everyone in the world healthier. When reporting company earnings in July, Fitbit lowered its guidance for the year citing lagging sales of the new lightweight model, Versa Lite.

Incognito Mode for Google Maps is now rolling out to Android users Incognito Mode for Google Maps is now rolling out to Android users

By default, Google Maps stores your location history so you can keep track of places you've visited. It won't use those data to personalize your experience, which means it might look like you're using Maps for the very first time. Other apps (such ...

SiriusXM Streaming Coming To Google Devices SiriusXM Streaming Coming To Google Devices

And Google says that it will bring curated video content from SiriusXM to Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max later this year, providing access to exclusive in-studio performances, interviews, and more. The battle between Amazon and Google with their dig...

Cloud Computing in Education Market Industry Development, Global Growth Demand 2025 Cloud Computing in Education Market Industry Development, Global Growth Demand 2025

As the technology is still emerging, it presents the need for implementation of customized and standardized services. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the competitive environment, including company profiling of top companies operating...

AlphaStar AI masquerades as human to squash fleshy Starcraft II players AlphaStar AI masquerades as human to squash fleshy Starcraft II players

DeepMind aims to continue its development on the AlphaStar AI as they plan to translate its capabilities for real-world use such as self-driving cars and AI-controlled robots. "For example, in the game rock-paper-scissors, an agent may now prefer to...

Tim Cook Announces Apple Card Fee Free 24-Month iPhone Payments Tim Cook Announces Apple Card Fee Free 24-Month iPhone Payments

The move is most likely another important step that brings Apple closer to the launch of the so-called "iPhone subscription", which has been speculated for many years now. Apple recently introduced its latest program for Apple Card users. Users can...

6 takeaways from 49ers' 28-25 win over Cardinals 6 takeaways from 49ers' 28-25 win over Cardinals

When the 49ers' run game got off to a rough start on Thursday, Garoppolo tossed the ball around the field to exploit the Cardinals' young secondary. He accounted for 162 of the Cardinals' 357 total yards, and that doesn't even tell the entire story a...

Blizzard Sponsor Bailed After 'Free Hong Kong' Gamer Ban Blizzard Sponsor Bailed After 'Free Hong Kong' Gamer Ban

Embattled US games giant Blizzard has lost one of its major esports tournament sponsors, it has emerged. Blizzard has said nothing about this loss of sponsorship and Mitsubishi has clearly been keeping it under wraps given that the decision to ...

Valve treats all Steam users to dressed-up library Valve treats all Steam users to dressed-up library

On that note, there's the new "Events" feature, which aims to make it easier for developers to inform players a major update is coming, and for players to quickly understand what's happening if they've been away from a game for a while. A new in-Libr...

Nintendo's latest sales numbers reveal Switch Lite sold 2 million units Nintendo's latest sales numbers reveal Switch Lite sold 2 million units

Altogether, Nintendo sold 6.93 million Switch and Switch Lite game consoles during the six months ending September 30. The company's president Shuntaro Furukawa told investors earlier this year that legacy title sales were becoming important f...

Huawei tops in China smartphone market with 42% share Huawei tops in China smartphone market with 42% share

Stung by a United States ban, Huawei managed to follow Samsung with a global market share of 18%; a 4% increase from the same quarter past year. The reason being these handset makers are but to launch 5G smartphones and have been pushing aggr...

Xiaomi’s November 5 event preview Xiaomi’s November 5 event preview

Xiaomi has planned a massive event on November 5 where the smartphone major will not just be unveiling its upcoming 108-megapixel phone, but as per reports from XDA Developers will also be unveiling its first smartwatch in the grand event.

Red Dead Redemption 2 launch trailer shows off the PC enhancements Red Dead Redemption 2 launch trailer shows off the PC enhancements

The biggest changes for the PC version are related to the game's visuals which harness the power of PCs to look even better than it did on consoles. Thankfully, Rockstar have given fans the option to pre-load the game before its launch date, saving...

AT&T's priciest AT&T's priciest "unlimited" plan now allows 100GB

The three plans are AT&T Unlimited Starter, AT&T Unlimited Extra, and AT&T Unlimited Elite. This particular plan, according to AT&T, will roll out "in the coming weeks". This plan costs $80 per month for a single line and $48 per line if you bu...

This is the Motorola RAZR with a foldable display This is the Motorola RAZR with a foldable display

The first, which you can see at the top of this article, was shared by prolific leaker Evan Blass on Twitter this morning, and the rest were published on the Dutch-language site Mobielkopen , which also claims to have obtained the phone's specs.

WhatsApp launches fingerprint security lock support for Android devices WhatsApp launches fingerprint security lock support for Android devices

WhatsApp has finally rolled out its Fingerprint Lock feature for Android. To set up the fingerprint lock feature on your device, first open the Settings menu and locate Account , then under Privacy , select Fingerprint Lock . WhatsApp filed...

The Witcher Netflix TV Series is Due to Air in December The Witcher Netflix TV Series is Due to Air in December

The video gives a quick explanation of the protagonist, Geralt of Rivia, and his unique job as a Witcher . Cavill dons a wig and colored contact lenses as Geralt of Rivia, the titular Witcher of The Witcher , a breed of monster hunters who do b...

Apple HomePod gets iOS 13.2.1 software update Apple HomePod gets iOS 13.2.1 software update

This update should be installed automatically on your HomePod although you can also install it manually on your device. Some of them are seeing a white spinning light at the top of the speaker, while others are experiencing a red light. Another new f...

Xhelper Malware Silently Infects More Than 45,000 Android Devices Xhelper Malware Silently Infects More Than 45,000 Android Devices

Symantec reports that they initially detected xHelper in March when the malware's code was relatively simple. Thus, it is unsurprising that third-party sites, which do not have significant resources to check all the incoming apps, would host malwa...

Steam Halloween sale begins after store outage that kept gamers waiting Steam Halloween sale begins after store outage that kept gamers waiting

A week ago I wrote about Steam sale dates being leaked . The Steam sale lasts until November 1 at 10:00am PT. GOG's goes until November 4 at 7:00am PT. Valve said the discounted titles include "top horror games , as well as top sellers, VR ...

This 'Object Selection Tool' is Coming to Photoshop This 'Object Selection Tool' is Coming to Photoshop

It's a powerful AI-powered solution that helps you make even complicated selections by a simple click-and-drag. A lot of Adobe sneaks can be mildly intriguing but this one truly impresses; just select the tool, drag it around your chosen object a...

Google Pay made security tighter, brought a shocking feature! Google Pay made security tighter, brought a shocking feature!

Google has added a new update for its payments app called Google Pay. However, the platform was lacking proper biometric authentication for Money Transfers. For NFC payments, users will have to verify through PIN. This is explainable by the fact tha...

Huawei Sets Record Share of China’s Smartphone Market Beating Apple

The study further found that Apple maintained the number five position, thanks to the immediate boost of iPhone 11 launches in September, which accounted for almost 40 percent of its third-quarter shipments. In the report, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and ...

Realme XT update brings October 2019 Security patch, Dark Mode and more Realme XT update brings October 2019 Security patch, Dark Mode and more

The same features have reached the Realme 5 Pro a few days ago. The update will have a broader rollout in coming days after making sure there are no critical bugs. Realme smartphone users are recommended to connect to a strong and stable Wi-Fi before...

Android Auto Wireless coming to 'select' Ford vehicles in 2020 Android Auto Wireless coming to 'select' Ford vehicles in 2020

Another major selling point of Sync 4 is compatibility with a greater variety of screen sizes. Sync 4 will also feature wireless connectivity to both the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone mirroring standards, as well as Ford's Sync Ap...

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