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A Gmail bug is preventing users from emptying their spam and trash folders

Google is aware of the problem and is working on a fix.

What you need to know Your email might be a bit messier than usual today. The Gmail app on Android is no longer showing the option to clean the spam and trash folders in their entirety. Google has said this is a bug and will hopefully fix the problem soon.

The Gmail app on Android is acting up a bit, as reported by the folks  [Read More…]

TikTok will now let parents limit their kids’ access to the app

It’s also adding a new Screen Time Management in Feed feature.

What you need to know TikTok is adding two new improvements to the service to promote digital wellbeing. The first is Family Safety Mode, aimed at helping parents police the contents their kids can watch. The second is Screen Time Management in Feed. The firm will partner with creators to produce in-app prompts while on the feed to encourage users to put their phones down.

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Some Motorola RAZR pre-orders are already on their way

It was expected to begin shipping on February 6.

What you need to know Motorola has started shipping out some RAZR pre-orders early. The Lenovo-owned company had previously announced that pre-orders would start shipping on February 6. It was made available for pre-order in the U.S. earlier this week.

After a four-week delay, pre-orders for the foldable Motorola RAZR were finally opened in the U.S. earlier this week. The company had said that the phone would go  [Read More…]

Uber testing feature that lets some California drivers set their own fares

It’s one of several changes being made in response to California’s new gig-economy law.

What you need to know Uber is testing a feature that will let drivers set their own fares. It’s being tested in California, specifically by drivers picking up from airports in Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, and Sacramento. It will allow drivers to set fares in 10 percent increments, up to five times the Uber base price for the ride.

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Jabra’s making their popular Elite 75t earbuds fully waterproof

Jabra’s also launching MySound to allow for more personalized listening experiences.

What you need to know The Jabra Elite Active 75t is a new take on the already-excellent true wireless earbuds. Jabra is promoting better durability with the Active model, along with it being 22% smaller than the Elite Active 65t. In Q2 2020, Jabra MySound is launching as a new software experience for optimizing Jabra audio products for people’s individual ears.

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Roughly 4,000 Ring users just had their data leaked

Ring screws up yet again.

What you need to know The credentials and user data of 3,600 cameras have been leaked online. This includes log-in emails, passwords, and camera nicknames. An additional cache belonging to 1,500 users have also been discovered for sale on the dark web. It’s not yet clear whether these are from the same data set or if it’s an additional leak.

Smart home security firm, Ring has been caught in a cycle of  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ now lets anyone make calls from their PC

Your Phone calling is now generally available to all.

What you need to know Your Phone calling is now generally available to everyone. The feature allows you to make and receive calls from your PC. The feature underwent months of testing with Insiders ahead of general availability.

Microsoft’s Your Phone app is finally ready to add one of its biggest missing features: calling. The app already allows you to relay text messages, sync notifications, and share images  [Read More…]

Android fans need to swallow their pride and just buy a $229 iPad

It doesn’t matter if you use an Android phone, this is the best sub-$ 300 tablet you can buy.

Android tablets aren’t good. Some would argue they never have been. But Apple makes really good tablets, and that isn’t just the case with its highest-end iPad Pros — the base-level, few-frills “iPad” is an excellent device. And when it’s discounted down to just $ 229 for Cyber Monday, there’s no better buy in the tablet world. Yes, even if  [Read More…]

The sweatproof Brio wireless earbuds hit their lowest price yet

White, corded headphones were all the rage a few years ago, but today’s all about wireless freedom. You aren’t hip unless you’ve got two tiny earphones to toss in your ear. To that end, the Brio earbuds (from Ascape Audio) are an affordable and practical pair to consider. And right now they’re at their lowest price yet.

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What age should children get their first phone?

One of the most popular questions we get from friends, family, and readers is, “how old should my child be before I get them a phone?”

Given that smartphones have been around more than a decade you’d think we would have that answer by now. Alas, there’s no age that we can point to that says a child is ready to have a phone.

A recent study finds that more than half of all kids have a smartphone by the  [Read More…]