Operating Systems
Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10 'Sets' feature  Windows Central · 6 hours
Sets is dead as Microsoft switches Edge to Chromium, undoing all the work it has originally started with Sets. Over the weekend, a Microsoft employee on Twitter made mention that "the shell-provided tab experience"... more
Best Chromebooks for students in 2019 - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
Microsoft Windows is ungainly. Apple Macs are too expensive. But Chromebooks have everything most students will need. more
Is Office 2019 or Office 365 right for you?  Windows Central · 10 hours
I've been using Microsoft Office for a long time, and while I've tried other apps, I always come back because of the features and usability. After spending thousands of hours... more
Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android adds single sign-on for enterprise users  Windows Central · 12 hours
The enterprise enhancements are now in preview for Edge in the enterprise community. Microsoft is now testing a couple of new features for Microsoft... more
Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 5.2.1 to Developers  MacRumors · 12 hours
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.2.1 update to developers, two weeks after seeding... more
Apple releasing third iOS 12.3 developer beta today  9to5Mac · 13 hours
Running the iOS 12.3 developer beta on your iPhone or iPad? The third beta version of iOS 12.3 will be... more
On this week's podcast ... Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens, and Xbox SAD  Windows Central · 13 hours
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens 2, Xbox Digital Edition, and more Surface... more
Microsoft shelves Windows 10 'Sets' feature as Edge moves to Chromium  Windows Central · 14 hours
Sets is dead as Microsoft switches Edge to Chromium, undoing all the work it has originally started with Sets. Over the weekend, a Microsoft employee on... more
A hotspot finder app exposed 2 million Wi-Fi network passwords  TechCrunch · 15 hours
A popular hotspot finder app for Android exposed the Wi-Fi network passwords for more than two million networks. The app, downloaded by thousands of users, allowed anyone to... more
On this week's podcast ... Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens 2, Xbox SAD  Windows Central · 16 hours
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens 2, Xbox Digital Edition, and more Surface... more
Is Mortal Kombat 11 the Best Fighting Game This Generation?  Gadgets 360 · 17 hours
Mortal Kombat 11 for PS4, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Nintendo Switch is out this week and we've been playing the game extensively. Here's what you need to... more
Microsoft Starts Reminding Windows 7 Users to Upgrade, Recommends Buying a New PC  Gadgets 360 · 17 hours
Microsoft has started dropping notification pop-ups for Windows 7 users, asking them to upgrade their machines to Windows 10. more
Mac Drag-and-Drop App 'Yoink' Gains Continuity Camera Support and New Shelf Actions  MacRumors · 20 hours
Popular Mac drag-and-drop app Yoink received a substantial update on Monday, adding a number of new features, as well as many smaller improvements. For... more
Microsoft Cancels Windows 10's Sets Designed to Bring Tabs to All Apps?  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
The highly anticipated Windows 10 Sets feature, which would have allowed multiple Windows programs to run as tabs within one window, seems to have... more
A web art exhibit forces visitors to confront the past  THE VERGE · 2 days
Saved emails, Geocities pages, an emulation of Windows 98. These are all parts of the deleted... more
How to find your lost Android phone video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
If you lose your phone, there are ways you can try tracking it down again. Here's how to find a lost Android. more
Inbox by Gmail Is Now Officially Dead, as Older Versions Stop Working  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Inbox by Gmail was shut down on April 2, but some users were able to still use it by installing old Android and iOS... more
macOS 10.15 Reported to Get iOS Features Like Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
With the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13, the iPhone-maker is reported to unveil similar features like Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time. more
We rounded up our favorite podcast apps for Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 days
Podcasts are an excellent source of entertainment and information. You can find a great podcast that covers just about any topic or genre of media. You can listen... more
Apple could be adding Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to macOS  TechCrunch · 4 days
Apple wants to add more iOS features to macOS according to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo. And it starts with improvements to Siri. While Siri... more
WhatsApp Spotted With New Emoji Style for Status Updates  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
WhatsApp beta version 2.19.110 for Android devices has been reported to spot the new emoji style for status updates. more
These Surface Studio 2 alternatives are all WAY more affordable  Windows Central · 4 days
Interested in the Surface Studio 2 but can't lay down $3,500 for one? Perhaps you should consider some alternatives built by Microsoft's partners, the best of which we... more
Election Commission Launches 'Voter Turnout' App for Android  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Election Commission (EC) on Thursday launched a new mobile application for near-realtime availability of voter turnout during elections across the country. more
Amazfit Verge Update Brings Alexa Support, Extends Voice Calling Feature to iOS  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
The Amazfit Verge Smartwatch from Xiaomi-backed Huami has received a new update which brings Alexa support as well as voice calling on iOS. more
Is your laptop's battery meter way off? Here's how to recalibrate it.  Windows Central · 4 days
As you use your Windows 10 laptop, the battery goes through a number of charges and discharge cycles that slowly wear it down. Calibration... more
TestFlight for iOS adds Search integration and other improvements in latest update  9to5Mac · 4 days
Apple today has updated its TestFlight beta testing application to version 2.2.1. While not a major update, the new version does include some nice... more
BlackBerry Messenger (yes, that BBM) is shutting down on May 31st  THE VERGE · 4 days
Clutch your old BlackBerries dear, because the consumer version of BBM is officially dying... more
New HP Chromebook 15 features touchscreen, premium finish, numeric keypad for $449  9to5Google · 4 days
HP’s latest Chromebook features a 15-inch touchscreen display with thin side bezels, and a slightly more premium finish compared to entry-level Chrome OS devices... more
Samsung brings dedicated ‘Night’ mode to Galaxy S10 w/ April security update  9to5Google · 4 days
Low-light photography has been taking the Android world by storm lately, and that’s mainly with the help of special software modes. Now, Samsung is... more
Microsoft delves deeper into IoT with Express Logic acquisition  TechCrunch · 4 days
Microsoft has never been shy about being acquisitive, and today it announced it’s buying Express Logic, a San Diego company that has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) aimed at... more
Microsoft acquires Express Logic to boost IoT efforts  Windows Central · 4 days
Express Logic's ThreadX real-time operating system will be offered alongside Azure Sphere for IoT devices. Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Express Logic, a firm focused on creating real-time operating systems... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon Fire TV  Windows Central · 4 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
Windows Office Insiders get fast account switching, new icons, and more  Windows Central · 4 days
If you're in the Office Insider Slow ring, there's a whole lot of new stuff to check out this week. Microsoft is pushing out a set... more
The consumer version of BBM is shutting down on May 31  TechCrunch · 5 days
It might be time to move on from BBM. The consumer version of the BlackBerry Messenger will shut down on May 31. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company... more
The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon's Fire TV  Windows Central · 5 days
Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won't support YouTube yet. The wait is over! Almost two years after Google... more
Google Lets Android Users Choose Browsers to Ease EU Antitrust Concerns  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Users of Android devices will be able to choose their browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said. more
Which Microsoft Edge preview channel should you choose?  Windows Central · 5 days
There are going to be a total of four Edge channels for you to choose from, so which one is for you? The new Microsoft Edge with Chromium is finally here in... more
Command Prompt allows you to create scheduled tasks faster — Here's how.  Windows Central · 5 days
You can create, edit, and delete scheduled tasks using Command Prompt without the need of ever opening Task Scheduler, and in this guide we'll... more
Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15
9to5Mac
Apple Watch authentication expanding beyond unlocking your Mac in macOS 10.15
9to5Mac
Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
9to5Google
Google Fi stops selling Android One Moto X4, LG G7, and V35
9to5Google
Forza Street is a new free-to-play racing game coming to Android, iOS, and PC
THE VERGE
Android Q testing a Pixel ‘Google System Update’ via the Play Store
9to5Google
Concept video shows a macOS/iOS hybrid that will give me nightmares
9to5Mac
ARKit-based SDK set to offer indoor AR navigation for malls, airports, more
9to5Mac
How to use Google Home to activate Do Not Disturb on your Android smartphone
9to5Google
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab A 10.1 arrives in the US on April 26th from $229, pre-order bonus
9to5Google
More AMD Chromebooks on the way with powerful Ryzen processors
9to5Google
Google Pixel 3 re-review: 6 months with the pinnacle of Android and smartphone cameras [Video]
9to5Google
[Update: Texas] Google Duplex on Pixel expands to 43 US States, coming to more Android and iOS devices soon
9to5Google
Making The Grade: Use cases for G-Suite login integration on macOS
9to5Mac
watchOS 6 Wish List: Bedtime mode, Activity Sharing upgrades, watch face design, more
9to5Mac
Android Q adding support for ‘deep presses’ similar to iOS’s 3D Touch
9to5Google
Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: The near-perfect middle brother [Video]
9to5Google
Chinese OnePlus 3/3T devices receiving first Android Pie beta
9to5Google
PSA: If you’re having trouble w/ AirPods 2 on Android, you probably need to update firmware
9to5Google
The triumphant return of Rolando, one of the first hit iPhone games
THE VERGE
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