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Your Fitbit device might be able to predict if you have COVID-19 or the Flu

You can sign up to participate from the Fitbit app.

What you need to know Fitbit has added a new study in an effort to detect COVID-19. The study can be accessed directly from the Fitbit app. Users can also learn about and opt-in to other COVID-19 studies through the Fitbit app.

Fitbit just announced that it has added a new COVID-19 research study to its existing in-app resources on the disease. The company has already been  [Read More…]

You’ll finally be able to play Pistol Whip on PSVR this Summer

Getting your legs worked out like never before, and with brand new content to boot.

What you need to know Pistol Whip debuts on PSVR in Summer 2020. The PSVR version of Pistol Whip will include all the updates and new levels that have been added since the original November 2019 launch of the game. Cloudhead Games is teasing a slew of additional content updates after the PSVR version launches.

Pistol Whip is finally shooting its way  [Read More…]

Google Messages could soon be able to send iMessage-like ‘reaction texts’

The feature is likely to become available for users sometime later this year.

What you need to know An APK teardown of the Messages app v5.8 has revealed that Google is working on introducing “reaction texts” similar to iMessage. When users react to a message from someone who doesn’t have RCS enabled, Messages will send them a reaction text such as “Liked a photo.” In addition to “reaction texts”, Google is also expected to add emoji reactions  [Read More…]

Soon you’ll be able to correct Google’s name pronunciations

Mine is pronounced Berne like burn not Berne like Bernie.

What you need to know Google may soon add a feature that lets you speak a name pronunciation to teach it. Currently you can spell a name phonetically to force a better pronunciation. The new feature appears in source code but has not yet made it to beta.

Intrepid sleuths at XDA-Developers have uncovered code in the latest Google App, buld 10.93, that may be part of  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest owners will be able to play hundreds o Viveport Infinity games

Viveport Infinity now supports Oculus Quest.

What you need to know HTC Vive releases VIVEPORT Streaming for standalone headsets. Oculus Quest owners will be able to use the Oculus Link to connect to the Viveport Infinity store. Quest owners will be able to access hundreds of PC VR titles through a Viveport Infinity subscription for $ 12.99 per month or $ 8.99 annually.

HTC Vive has released the Beta of VIVEPORT Streaming, which will give Vive Focus  [Read More…]

You will soon be able to shop on Amazon with your Capital One rewards

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Shop with Points is coming soon to Capital One.

What you need to know Amazon is partnering with Capital One for its Shop with Points program.  [Read More…]

Yes, you’ll be able to get Disney+ on Roku devices

Best Answer: Yes, you can watch Disney Plus (Disney+) on your Roku streaming devices as well as a Roku TV. However, you’ll need a newer Roku device with updated software in order to get Disney+, and some specific models are not compatible. In addition to the Roku, Disney+ is available on Apple TV, Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV devices and tablets, Android TV, Chromecast, desktop web browsers, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

All  [Read More…]

Nest Secure will soon be able to detect breaking windows

Glass break detection rolls out in early November.

What you need to know Nest Secure will begin rolling out Glass break detection in early November. Glass break will work best when it is within 15 feet of the door or window you want monitored in a quiet home. Sound processing will take place on the device itself and audio will not be sent to Google’s servers.

If you’ve got a Nest Secure, your home is about to  [Read More…]

You may not be able to play Stadia on November 19, which sucks

When you buy a product, you should be able to use that product on day one

What you need to know The Founder’s Edition of Stadia is sold out. Unless you were one of the first to buy you won’t play on launch day. This is very not cool.

Things just keep getting worse for those of us who preordered the Founder’s Edition of Stadia, the gaming ecosystem from Google. First, we found out that our controllers  [Read More…]

You might be able to use your Xbox One Elite controller on Android soon

You could be using your Elite controller on Android devices soon.

What you need to know Right now, some controllers are supported on Android devices, whether through Bluetooth or wired connections. The Xbox Elite Controller Series 1 is not currently supported. That may be changing soon, as a recent note in the Android Open Source Project suggests support is coming. The White Xbox Elite Controller Series 1 is currently $ 170 on Amazon.

When playing games on  [Read More…]