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EU states ‘being completely held hostage by Google and Apple’ says official

The pair strongly rebuffed calls to support centralized contact tracing technology.

What you need to know An EU official has said that Apple and Google are holding EU states hostage. That’s after they rebuffed calls from France and Germany to back their contact tracing solutions. Apple and Google will not accommodate solutions that involve holding personal data on a central server.

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Google designing its own processors would completely change the industry

Google already designs microprocessors and has hired some of the industry’s finest to take the extra step.

Rumors of Google designing and manufacturing its own chips for Pixel phones are nothing new. But the latest comes at a time when it makes a lot more sense for it to be done; Google needs its own chips if it wants to carry on making products for everyone, and making them the way it wants them to be built.

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Google I/O 2020, including the planned livestream, is completely canceled

This year’s I/O is officially done for.

What you need to know Google has canceled all of its I/O 2020 plans. The company cites the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus as the reason. Previously, Google was planning to host a livestream in place of a physical event.

It’s official — Google I/O 2020 is no more. The reason? COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The news broke on March 20 via the Google Developers account on Twitter, with the company saying:

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Remasters aren’t needed if the PS5 is completely backward compatible

How do you feel about the current state of remastering video games?

The eighth generation of video game consoles, with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, heralded the age of remasters and re-releases. The gaming community was largely divided on their reception. Most of them were thought of as a quick cash grab — and some certainly were — but some people appreciated being able to play their favorite games at a slightly higher resolution and frame  [Read More…]

Google completely redesigned Android Auto — here’s what it looks like

There’s also a new dark theme and improved screen compatibility.

Android Auto, Google’s version of Android that’s designed for use in the car, is getting a big facelift just in time for Google I/O. Just a day before the opening keynote of the annual developer conference, Google’s unveiled a massive redesign for Android Auto that aims to make the interface easier to use than ever before.

On that note, a big part of this is seen with  [Read More…]

The LIFX Tiles are my favorite completely unnecessary decoration

The Tiles are expensive and a bit buggy, but I love the ambiance they add to my office.

LIFX has been a big part of my home for some time now. I bought a few of the company’s LIFX+ smart bulbs a few years back when my local store didn’t have the Philips Hue bulbs I was actually looking for in stock — as luck would have it, I liked them even better. Even now that I  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia L3 completely leaks, rumored to cost just €199

Reported specs include a 5.7-inch LCD display and expandable storage.

MWC 2019 is right around the corner, and that means we’ll soon be faced with smartphone announcement after smartphone announcement. Just ahead of the big mobile trade show, renders and specs for a new Sony phone have completely leaked.

The device you’re looking at is called the Sony Xperia L3, a successor to last year’s Xperia L2. Similar to the L2, the L3 is shaping up to  [Read More…]

Don’t miss the first discount on Anker’s newest completely wireless headphones

They’re called Liberty because they’re free from wires.

If you use the coupon code SDCLBT66 during checkout, you can pick up Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Lite completely wireless Bluetooth headphones for just $ 64.99. These normally sell for $ 80 and have never had a direct price drop since they were released back in mid-July. Anker’s Liberty+ headphones are on sale for $ 119.99 and those offer up to 48 hours of playback time total before you need to recharge.

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How to completely disable the Bixby button

How do I disable the Bixby button on the S8 and Note 8?

Samsung has pushed out an update to Bixby for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 that allows users to completely disable the functionality completely. This means that once the button is pressed (the button itself ain’t going away), it doesn’t do anything. This is a long time coming for many phone owners not exactly enamored with Samsung’s decision to include such a button, but  [Read More…]