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Amazon sued over warehouse safety conditions after COVID-19 related death

Amazon’s warehouses are the perfect breeding ground for a coronavirus outbreak.

What you need to know Amazon has been sued by employees over worker safety issues in its fulfillment warehouses. At least one employee contracted COVID-19 from its warehouses, leading to a death. The company also faced similar legal issues in France.

Amazon has been sued by employees over its warehouse conditions which allegedly foster the spread of the novel-coronavirus or COVID-19. The suit arose after an  [Read More…]

After a decade, Sonos gets into the content business with Sonos Radio

Sonos is finally taking a stand.

Sonos has always been Switzerland, neutral to a fault. Until recently, the company’s decision not to create its own audio content has left it relying on companies like Spotify, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and others to provide music, podcasts, and talk radio for its millions of customers, most of which get that same content through other apps and connected speakers.

The value of Sonos speakers has always been about pairing wireless speakers that  [Read More…]

Google Chat is back after a decade as Hangouts Chat drops the Hangouts

Hangouts Meet met the same fate yesterday.

What you need to know Google is renaming Hangouts Chat as Google Chat. The change comes after the company similarly dropped the Hangouts from Hangouts Meet. The consumer-oriented Hangouts app will keep its name, however, so the Hangouts brand isn’t quite dead yet.

When Google updated its support pages to remove the Hangouts from Hangouts Meet yesterday, we wondered if Hangouts Chat was also going to meet the same fate.  [Read More…]

Weather app Dark Sky will disappear from Android after Apple acquisition

After July 1, 2020, both the Android and Wear OS apps will shut down.

What you need to know Dark Sky is known for its ease of use and hyperlocal weather forecasts. Originally, it was an iOS-only app until it came to Android in 2016. The app will be removed from the Google Play Store and stop working for existing users on July 1, 2020.

It’s a sad day for weather app enthusiasts — Dark Sky is  [Read More…]

After being killed twice, Newton Mail might have a buyer (again)

Third time’s the charm?

What you need to know Newton, the popular email app, may not be going away after all. Following the closure of Essential, Newton announced it would be shutting down on April 30. We should get a final announcement by April 20.

Don’t call it a comeback — call it a comeback x2. On March 26, the official Newton blog was updated with a new post announcing that the company is trying to hold  [Read More…]

You can use these credit cards immediately after you are approved for them

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Sometimes you just want access to credit right away, but most credit cards do not offer the ability to use them until you receive the physical card  [Read More…]

A new prequel comic will show Kratos’ story after God of War III

If you wanted to know more about Kratos’ travels before God of War 2018, you’re in luck.

What you need to know Dark Horse has announced a new God of War comic called God of War: Fallen God. This comic will take place inbetween God of War III and God of War 2018. The first issue of God of War: Fallen God is set to release on June 24.

If you’re one of many God of War  [Read More…]

Amazon shuts down NYC warehouse after worker tests positive for coronavirus

Associates at the warehouse have been sent home with full pay.

What you need to know Amazon today confirmed the first coronavirus case in its warehouse in Queens. The individual has been quarantined, and the warehouse has been temporarily shut down. Workers at several Amazon warehouses across Europe have also contacted the virus.

Amazon today confirmed the first case of coronavirus infection in an American warehouse. A worker at its Queens delivery station, who tested positive for  [Read More…]

Google pulls March update for AT&T Pixel 4 after Google Pay breaks

The update breaks Google Pay for AT&T users, there’s a reason for that.

What you need to know Google has pulled the March security update for Pixel 4 users on AT&T. The update appeared to break Google Pay functionality for users who successfully downloaded and installed it. Google is likely to re-release the update late this week once it fixes the underlying issue.

Yesterday, Google released the March security update alongside the first 2020 Pixel feature drop.  [Read More…]

Get your wallet ready — the Galaxy Z Flip is restocking just after midnight

What you need to know The Galaxy Z Flip will be in stock and ready to ship at 12:01 AM EST tomorrow, February 21st. This comes after the Z Flip sold out nationwide in under half an hour during its initial launch last week. It’ll likely sell out quickly again. You’ll want to act quickly.

Last week’s launch of the Galaxy Z Flip left plenty of tech enthusiasts disappointed after the foldable sold out within just  [Read More…]