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Got questions about coronavirus? Amazon’s Alexa has answers from the CDC

It’s no replacement for a doctor, but it’s better than nothing.

What you need to know Alexa can now help you decide what to do if you think you’ve contracted coronavirus. The digital assistant can respond to a limited number of queries and ask screening questions in other to give best advice. The assistant will also help sing for 20 seconds in regions like the UK and Canada to optimize handwashing.

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The WHO and WhatsApp team up to inform billions about coronavirus

Combating the spread of misinformation as a pandemic rages.

What you need to know The WHO is partnering with WhatsApp to make information around the novel coronavirus more easily accessible. The Health Alert service is currently available in English, with support for Spanish and Arabic slated for later this week. Facebook is working on partnering with nation-specific health ministries, while the WHO is considering extending its service to more messaging apps like Viber.

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Here’s everything in Android 11 DP2 that you should care about

Everything you need to know about DP2 🤓.

We’re still quite a few months out from Google releasing Android 11 to the masses, but in the meantime, we have its string of Developer Previews to play with. On March 18, the latest Developer Preview 2 was unveiled and made available for devs that need to work with the new software ahead of launch.

Developer Preview 2 doesn’t bring a lot of user-facing changes to Android, but if  [Read More…]

Don’t believe the fake text about a national quarantine that’s going around

Follow the CDC for the most recent information about the coronavirus.

What you need to know People are receiving a suspicious text warning of a two-week national quarantine over the novel coronavirus. The White House National Security Council has responded calling the text fake. The WHNSC says to follow the CDC for the latest info and guidance on the coronavirus.

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve seen in modern times. The virus  [Read More…]

Here’s everything you need to know about Baldur’s Gate 3

The Illithid are back and they are ready to conquer all of the Forgotten Realms.

When you think of truly iconic Dungeons and Dragons videogames the first name that will always come to mind is Baldur’s Gate. There are others — Neverwinter Nights comes to mind — but none of them hold the hallowed place in people’s hearts like the Baldur’s Gate series.

It’s taken a long time, but Wizards of the Coast, the owners of D&D,  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the OnePlus 8, 8 Lite, and 8 Pro!

A trio of flagship killers is on the way.

In just a handful of years, OnePlus has established itself as one of the most exciting players in the U.S. smartphone market. 2019’s OnePlus 7 Pro and 7T stand out as two of our favorite phones of the entire year, and for 2020, it looks like OnePlus is getting ready to wow us yet again.

There’s a lot of talk and buzz regarding the upcoming OnePlus 8, and based  [Read More…]

Here’s everything we know about Biomutant

Evolve to match every single challenge this fantastical world throws your way.

Biomutant takes open world action and throws in tons of unique mechanics. While things have been quiet lately, it’s very much still in development and is still one of the most ambitious upcoming games from THQ Nordic. Here’s everything we know about Biomutant so far.

What is Biomutant? Biomutant gameplay and features Will Biomutant have multiplayer? Is it an open world game? Is Biomutant cancelled?  [Read More…]

‘Profile Cards’ will let you customise what Google Search shows about you

The profiles act as a virtual business card, letting you choose what information people see when they search for you.

What you need to know Google is currently testing a feature called ‘Profile Cards’ for its search engine. These show up a small widget that appear at the top of the results page whenever someone searches for your name. You can also customize it to show only the information you want.

Google is seemingly working on a  [Read More…]

It’s about to get easier to find a reliable Galaxy S20 fast charger

However, you’ll still need the 10V/4.5A charging speed for 45W charging the S20 Ultra, and that is still impossible to find.

What you need to know The USB-IF announced that the S20 series are the first to get “Certified USB Fast Charger status”. With this, the S20 series has certified Power Delivery 3.0 support and Programmable Power Supply support. Certified USB Fast Chargers should be able to fast-charge the S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. There are still  [Read More…]

This is what you need to know about WhatsApp

All the important WhatsApp info in one place.

WhatsApp is one of the largest messaging platforms around, with the Facebook-owned service touting over two billion monthly users. While the service may not be prominent in the U.S., its usage is near-ubiquitous in markets like India and Brazil, where it’s used for everything from delivery tracking to payments.

Even though it trails behind things like Facebook Messenger and even SMS texting here in the U.S., WhatsApp is an  [Read More…]