Xiaomi scoots off to build electric cars, pumps $10bn into the tank to get things rolling

Also reveals first foldable with U-shaped hinge to lighten things up Logowatch Chinese consumer tech enfant terrible has pledged to build electric cars.…
Tags: Software, Xiaomi

The most common Google Home problems, and how to fix them

Google Home and Nest devices are smart, but they aren't perfect: Here are the most common issues, and what solutions we've found work best to address them.
Tags: Google, Home, Trends, Problems, Troubleshooting, Other, Smart Home, Google Home, Tier 4

How to change the default apps on a Mac

From changing your browser and email client to opening specific file types with a new app, changing default apps on your Mac is easy and straightforward.
Tags: Apple, Apps, Mac, Trends, Computing, macOS, Tier 4

The best VPN for the iPhone or iPad

If you’re not using a VPN to protect your iPhone or iPad, then you could be putting yourself at risk. Here, we take a look at the best VPNs for the iPhone.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Trends, Vpn, Buying Guides, Virtual Private Networks, Tier 4

The best Huawei P30 Pro screen protectors

The Huawei P30 Pro is a stunner, but it needs protection. Here are our picks for quality screen protectors.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Best Of, Huawei, Buying Guides, Screen Protectors, Accessory of the Week, P30 Pro, Tier 4

The best Huawei P30 Pro cases and covers

It's never smart to go without a case for a glass phone like the Huawei P30 Pro. These are the best ones.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Best Of, Huawei, Buying Guides, Accessory of the Week, P30 Pro, Huawei P30 Pro, Tier 4

Xiaomi to invest $10bn in electric vehicle race

The Chinese phone maker is entering a competitive market to build electric cars of the future.
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The best budget and personal finance apps for Android and iOS

Every personal finance app has its pros and cons -- we've tested a few of the most popular free apps around.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Apps, Money, Finance, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Tier 4, Adulting 101

The 9 things Amazon Echo can do that Google Home can’t

Amazon and Google are leaders in the world of smart speakers. We love both brands, but here's a guide to show you exactly what Alexa can do that Google can't.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Google Home, Tier 4

The best free reading apps for kids

Kids love to learn on smartphones and tablets. Here are some of the most highly-regarded free reading apps for kids spanning iOS, Android, and Kindle devices.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, Apps For Kids, Buying Guides, Educational Apps, Reading Apps

The best iPhone camera accessories for 2021

From lights to lenses to microphones, we recommend the best iPhone camera accessories, which will take your mobile photography and video to the next level.
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Can the NBA Make NFTs Cool?

NBA Top Shot is a new use of NFTs, letting users trade virtual clips of their favorite players. "Top Shot is the best chance so far that NFTs -- which are mostly the domain of cryptocurrency enthusiasts -- could go mainstream," writes Elizabeth Lopatto via The Verge. "More than 800,000 Top Shot accounts are registered, leading to $500 million in sales." From the report: There are three big things going for Top Shot: it's easy to use (and designed with people who are unfamiliar with cryptocurrenc...
Tags: NFL, America, Tech, Nba, Mlb, Ashton Kutcher, Shawn Mendes, Klay Thompson, NFT, Keeffe, Players Association, Top Shot, Kevin Durant JaVale McGee, Dapper Labs, Elizabeth Lopatto, Beeple NFT

Ubiquiti Massively Downplayed a 'Catastrophic' Security Breach To Minimize Impact On Stock Price, Alleges Whistleblower

In January, Ubiquiti Networks sent out a notification to its customers informing them of a security breach and asking all users to change their account passwords and turn on two-factor authentication. "We recently became aware of unauthorized access to certain of our information technology systems hosted by a third party cloud provider," Ubiquiti said at the time. Now, according to Krebs on Security, a whistleblower "alleges Ubiquiti massively downplayed a 'catastrophic' incident to minimize the...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Amazon Web Services AWS, Krebs, Ubiquiti

Apple Fixes 'Asian' Adult Content Filter, but We Need More

In an ideal world, I wouldn’t have had to write a story about how Apple’s adult content filter on iOS blocks users from searching the word “Asian” in any browser. In that world, I also wouldn’t have to write the follow-up the issue is now fixed, but that the timing—shortly after a mass shooting in Atlanta that left…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Atlanta, Smartphones, Computing, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mobile Software, Vicha, Ios 14, Mobile Operating Systems, Vicha Ratanapakdee, Steven Shen, Killing Of Vicha Ratanapakdee

LinkedIn confirms it’s working on a Clubhouse rival, too

Clubhouse’s list of competitors is growing. LinkedIn has now confirmed it’s also testing a social audio experience in its app which would allow creators on its network to connect with their community. Unlike the Clubhouse rivals being built by Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn believes its audio networking feature will be differentiated because it will be connected with users’ professional identity, not just a social profile. In addition, the company has already built out a platform that serves the...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Audio, Linkedin, Tech, Clubhouse, Twitter Linkedin, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Alessandro Paluzzi, Paluzzi, Audio Networking, Facebook Twitter Telegram

The best yoga apps for Android and iOS

The best yoga apps for iPhone or Android show you how to master hundreds of poses, offer all kinds of yoga workouts, and bring you advice from yoga experts.
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Amazon partners with Seraphim on AWS accelerator for space startups

Amazon will soon be a big part of the space economy in the form of its Kuiper satellite internet constellation, but here on Earth its ambitions are more commonplace: get an accelerator going. They’ve partnered with space-focused VC outfit Seraphim Capital to create a 4-week program with (among other things) a $100,000 AWS credit for a carrot. Applications are open now for the AWS Space Accelerator, with the only requirement that you’re aiming for the space sector and plan to use AWS at some poin...
Tags: Amazon, Accelerator, Tech, Aws, Aerospace, Seraphim, Seraphim Capital, AWS Space Accelerator

The best OnePlus 6T screen protectors

The OnePlus 6T remains a powerful and attractive smartphone two years after its launch. Here are the best OnePlus 6T screen protectors to keep it in one piece.
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Amazon-Backed Deliveroo IPO Set For London Stock Exchange

"Deliveroo is set to begin one of the largest IPOs on the London Stock Exchange in a decade," writes fermion. "It has reduced its valuation in response to customer complaints." CNBC reports: The Amazon-backed company announced Monday that it will now sell shares for 3.90 pounds ($5.40) to 4.10 pounds each instead of 3.90 pounds to 4.60 pounds each. As a result, Deliveroo's market cap will be between 7.6 billion pounds and 7.8 billion pounds, instead of between 7.6 billion pounds and 8.8 billion ...
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How to reverse image search on Google to find information related to a specific photo

Reverse searching an image on Google can help you find content related to a specific photo. zeljkosantrac/Getty Images Google reverse image search allows you to search with an image rather than written keywords. When you reverse image search, Google finds websites, images, and information related to your photo. You can conduct a Google reverse image search on iPhone or Android with the Chrome mobile app, or on any computer. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. G...
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Please Don't Make Me Eat the Google AI Cake

Friends, I’m not typically a picky eater. But there’s something about Google’s new AI-generated cake recipe that... makes my skin crawl just a bit. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Food And Drink, Foods, Marmite, Mars Inc, Food Industry, Sara Robinson, Whopper, Maltesers, Mars Incorporated, Food Paste, Hospitality Recreation, Maltesers Candy Brand

Daily Crunch: Google starts testing its cookie alternative

Google tries out new ad targeting technology, PayPal adds cryptocurrency support and Substack raises additional funding. This is your Daily Crunch for March 30, 2021. The big story: Google starts testing its cookie alternative Google announced today that it has begun rolling out a new technology called Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) in a developer trial. FLoC is meant to serve as an alternative to personally identifiable cookies (which are being phased out by Google and other platforms), w...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, Advertising Tech, US, Tech, Paypal, Policy, United States, Taobao, NFT, Startup Battlefield, Substack, Bessemer Alabama, Daily Crunch, Federated Learning of Cohorts FLoC

SEGA Lawyers Demand 'Immediate Suspension' of Steam Database Over Alleged Piracy

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: The popular and entirely legal Steam Database has found itself in a precarious position following two erroneous DMCA notices from SEGA. Steam Database's host is being asked to suspend the platform due to a claimed lack of response to the first notice. This prompted the site to take down entirely legal content in an effort to address the problem. [...] TorrentFreak was able to review the notice sent by SEGA to SteamDB's host and it pulls no...
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Research shows Google collects 20x more data from Android than Apple collects from iOS [U]

Tech companies have been talking more about privacy in recent years, and Apple proudly says that it protects user data more than anyone...
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System Update: New Android Malware

Researchers have discovered a new Android app called “System Update” that is a sophisticated Remote-Access Trojan (RAT). From a news article: The broad range of data that this sneaky little bastard is capable of stealing is pretty horrifying. It includes: instant messenger messages and database files; call logs and phone contacts; Whatsapp messages and databases; pictures and videos; all of your text messages; and information on pretty much everything else that is on your phone (it will inventor...
Tags: Android, Uncategorized, Malware, Gps, Bruce Schneier, Cyberweapons

How do I build a global sales team for my SAAS startup? Raviteja of MoEngage shares his playbook

How do I build a global sales team for my SAAS startup? Raviteja, cofounder and CEO of MoEngage shares his playbook. After all, each geography is a new market – goes through zero to one, one to 10 and 10 to N phase. The Ashish Sinha show brings you actionable wisdom on product, growth and org building from the best practitioners out there – all in less than 5 minutes. Catch The Ashish Sinha show on your fav podcast app: Spotify | Google | Anchor ..and everywhere. The post appeared first on ...
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Donald, Melania Trump launch a new website

By Ramishah Maruf | CNN Donald Trump is back online. The former president and first lady, Melania Trump, have launched a website to serve their personal offices. The website,, comes after Trump’s ban from social media sites in the aftermath of the January Capitol insurrection. The site features a lengthy biography for the former president that starts, “Donald J. Trump launched the most extraordinary political movement in history, dethroning political dynasties, defeating the Washing...
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How to get a refund from the Google Play Store

What do you do if you accidentally buy the wrong app -- or decide you don't want that game after all? Here’s how to get a refund in the Google Play Store.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Mobile, Apps, Trends, How-to, Android Apps, Refund, Refunds, Tier 4

Best cheap Mac Mini deals for April 2021

Looking for a compact MacOS desktop? Here are some great cheap Mac Mini deals you can score online right now.
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Who ya gonna call? Apple expands Independent Repair programme to New Zealand

Every mall now has a kiosk where one or two repair people promise to fix your cracked smartphone screen, or misbehaving tablet. But do they have the chops? And what parts will they use? Read More Apple's new privacy push angers... [Author: [email protected]]
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