Software
Musk predicts 1 million Tesla robotaxis on the road next year video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 hours
During Tesla's Autonomy Investor Day, Elon Musk says there'll be 1 million full self-driving cars on the road in 2020,... more
Vine reboot Byte begins beta testing  TechCrunch · 6 hours
Twitter shut down Dom Hoffman’s app Vine, giving away the short-form video goldmine to China’s TikTok. Now a year and half since Hoffman announced he’d reimagine the app as V2 then scrapped that name, his follow-up... more
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
Tesla vaunts creation of ‘the best chip in the world’ for self-driving  TechCrunch · 7 hours
At its "Autonomy Day" today, Tesla detailed the new custom chip that will be running the self-driving software in its vehicles. Elon Musk rather... more
Add cheap storage to your Surface Go with this handy guide  Windows Central · 8 hours
The Surface Go might just be the best portable 2-in-1 around, available in a couple of different configurations that differ in RAM and storage. If 64GB... more
The new new web  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Over the last five years, almost everything about web development has changed. Oh, the old tech still works, your WordPress and Ruby On Rails sites still function just fine — but they’re increasingly being supplanted by radical new approaches. The... 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 · 11 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 tvOS 12.3 to Developers  MacRumors · 11 hours
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.3 update to developers, two weeks seeding the... more
Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 5.2.1 to Developers  MacRumors · 11 hours
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.2.1 update to developers, two weeks after seeding... more
Facebook makes its first browser API contribution  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser, which is a... more
Apple releasing third iOS 12.3 developer beta today  9to5Mac · 12 hours
Running the iOS 12.3 developer beta on your iPhone or iPad? The third beta version of iOS 12.3 will be... more
Down To Shop is a tongue-in-cheek mobile shopping network  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Cyrus Summerlin and Max Hellerstin, who previously created the Push for Pizza app (which allowed users to order a pizza with the push of a button), are officially launching their... more
How to control the lighting of your Logitech peripherals  THE VERGE · 12 hours
Nearly every gaming peripheral is equipped with RGB lighting, and Logitech’s G gaming brand is no different. Last... 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
The Nest Hello smart video doorbell drops to $165.74 - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
CNET's favorite doorbell normally sells for $229. Plus: sweet deals on Adobe software and iTunes gift cards. 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
JCPenney drops Apple Pay support from retail stores and app  9to5Mac · 15 hours
Department store giant JCPenney has dropped support for Apple Pay from both its retail stores, and... 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
Deals Spotlight: PayPal on eBay Has $100 iTunes Gift Cards for $85  MacRumors · 16 hours
PayPal has returned with the latest 15 percent discount on App Store and iTunes gift cards this week, offering customers the chance to get... more
Is Mortal Kombat 11 the Best Fighting Game This Generation?  Gadgets 360 · 16 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
JCPenny drops Apple Pay support from retail stores and app  9to5Mac · 17 hours
Department store giant JCPenny has dropped support for Apple Pay from both its retail stores, and... 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
Tencent’s latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China to dance  TechCrunch · 17 hours
Besides churning out video games for China’s young generations, Tencent has also been attuned to the need of silver-haired users: its latest... more
JCPenney Removes Apple Pay Support From Its Retail Stores and Mobile App  MacRumors · 18 hours
American department store JCPenney has removed support for Apple Pay from its retail stores, it emerged over the weekend. The withdrawal of support for... 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
TikTok Ban: Supreme Court Says to Vacate Ban if Madras High Court Fails to Decide  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said if the Madras High Court fails to decide on... 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
Sony launches a taxi-hailing app to rival Uber in Tokyo  TechCrunch · 21 hours
Sony last year announced it would enter Japan’s taxi-hailing space and, good to its word, the electronics giant has kicked off its S.Ride service in Tokyo. The service... 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
What’s the best Twitter app for the Mac?  9to5Mac · 2 days
A few weeks ago, I took a look at the best Twitter apps for iPhone. It was interesting to read... more
George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Tinder cited users safety as a reason for removing George Zimmerman's profile. more
On 420, say high to these gadgets for weed lovers - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Take a toke with tech. From a vaporizer with an app to a smell-squashing backpack, we've got your pot gadgets and gear right here. more
Meet the smart vapes: App-enabled vaporizers seek to cash in on cannabis - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Wondering what the world of weed tech will look like if legalized marijuana continues to gather steam? SIlicon Valley is... more
Weed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alums - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley... 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
Google Lens revamp in development with ‘filters’ for Dining, Shopping, & Translate  9to5Google · 3 days
At I/O 2018, Google revamped Lens with real-time recognition, smart text selection, and native camera app integration. A year later, another redesign for Google... more
Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO  TechCrunch · 3 days
Fastly, the content delivery network that’s raised $219 million in financing from investors (according to Crunchbase), is ready for its close up in the public markets. The eight-year-old company is... more
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies  THE VERGE · 3 days
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies, it confirmed to The Verge, in a bid to... more
9to5Mac Daily: April 19, 2019  9to5Mac · 3 days
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google... more
Better sorting for games and apps coming to Xbox One  Windows Central · 3 days
The new feature is rolling out shortly to Skip Ahead and Alpha Xbox Insiders. The way the Xbox One sorts inside My Games and Apps is somewhat frustrating,... more
Microsoft's PWA Builder hits version 2.0 with new design and more  Windows Central · 3 days
PWA Builder 2.0 has a fresh new look and much more in store for developers. Microsoft this week launched version 2.0 of its Progressive Web App... 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
Get a 4-pack of Wi-Fi smart outlets for $18 - CNET  CNET · 4 days
These app-powered plugs can also be controlled via smart speakers. Plus: Get a two-month SiriusXM streaming subscription for just a buck. 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
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
Instagram Spotted Testing Co-Watching Feature on App  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Instagram is testing a new feature that would let users co-watch on-platform video content with friends. more
Security flaw in French government messaging app exposed confidential conversations  TechCrunch · 4 days
The French government just launched its own messaging app called Tchap in order to protect conversations from hackers, private companies and foreign entities. But Elliot Alderson, also known... more
How to protect your privacy on YouTube  THE VERGE · 4 days
YouTube has become a ubiquitous part of our online world, one where privacy is an issue. Your video-watching habits may be open... more
Microsoft Acquires Express Logic to Push IoT Dream  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Microsoft has acquired San Diego-based software company Express Logic, that makes software for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. more
Samsung Galaxy S10 Starts Receiving Dedicated Night Mode to Take on Google's Night Sight: Report  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Samsung Galaxy S10 is reportedly receiving a new software update in Switzerland that brings the dedicated Night mode. more
Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon
9to5Mac
Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15
9to5Mac
Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds
9to5Google
Apple Watch authentication expanding beyond unlocking your Mac in macOS 10.15
9to5Mac
Uber and Lyft roll out new safety measures in wake of college student’s murder
THE VERGE
Evernote’s Mac app could have allowed remote code execution; now fixed [Video]
9to5Mac
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
9to5Mac
Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
9to5Google
PSA: Unshaky is a simple Mac utility that solves most MacBook keyboard problems
9to5Mac
Microsoft unveils disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition for $249
THE VERGE
Forza Street is a new free-to-play racing game coming to Android, iOS, and PC
THE VERGE
Why NASA wants you to point your smartphone at trees
THE VERGE
Photos: Saying farewell to the third oldest Apple Store in the world
9to5Mac
Google app 9.66 preps dark theme, ‘Assistant powered intelligent tips,’ Face Match training [APK Insight]
9to5Google
Alphabet Scoop 049: Google Pixel 3a/Pixel 4 leaks, Nest Hub Max, Google Cloud Next
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
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active gets battery improvements in first US software update
9to5Google
T-Mobile relaunches Layer3 TV service as TVision Home
THE VERGE
Footpath custom navigation app for runners and cyclists launches audio guidance with AirPods double-tap support
9to5Mac
Pixelmator Photo now available for iPad
9to5Mac
[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
Fresh