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The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets gains hand tracking on Oculus Quest

Now your actual hands will appear in the game!

What you need to know The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets is now the first commercial game on the Oculus Store with hand-tracking support. You’ll no longer need controllers to play the game on the Oculus Quest once the update launches later this month. Curious Tale is already one of the most accessible VR games on the market since it includes automatic height adjustment and content tailored  [Read More…]

Gmail for Android and iOS gains summary cards for flights and purchases

When an email shows up for your upcoming flights or purchases, the key info will be much easier to find.

What you need to know Gmail will surface essential details from the message and display it in a card style at the top of the email. For flights, info such as take-off, landing times, and duration will be pulled. The feature is rolling out now to both Android and iOS users.

For many people, Gmail is the  [Read More…]

CD Projekt reaches agreement with series author, gains new rights

Issues have been resolved.

What you need to know CD Projekt had been in a legal disagreement with the author of The Witcher novels, Andrzej Sapkowski. An agreement was reached today, with both parties cooperating moving forward. The agreement also granted CD Projekt new rights to The Witcher.

CD Projekt (the parent company of CD Projekt Red) had recently been in a legal disagreement with Andrzej Sapkowski, the author of The Witcher novels. When Sapkowski originally sold  [Read More…]

Z-Wave sees the need to open up as Zigbee Alliance gains partners

Silicon Labs, the producer of Z-Wave radios, is opening up parts of the standard to better compete in the internet of things realm.

What you need to know Zigbee and Z-Wave are the two primary standards for smart home devices. Up until today, only one company had provided all of the chips for Z-Wave radios. Zigbee Alliance, along with Google, Amazon, and Apple, joined forces to create a new connectivity standard for smart home products on December  [Read More…]

Microsoft Teams gains new file and sharing experiences

It’s now easier to share and organize your files in Microsoft Teams.

What you need to know Microsoft 365 has several new sharing features. There’s also a new file experience within Microsoft Teams. Outlook also has a new file and sharing experiences on the web and on mobile devices.

Microsoft 365 has several new experiences, including improvements to how files and sharing are handled across services. Microsoft Teams and Outlook (web and mobile) have new file experiences  [Read More…]

Android Messages for web gains Duo video call integration

Video calls placed from Messages for web will be started by Duo for web.

What you need to know The Messages for web client now offers integration with Google Duo. To place a video call from Messages for web, all you need to do is select a conversation or click on “Start chat” and then click “Video call.” Google had added Duo calling integration to the Messages app on Android in November 2017.

Google has finally introduced  [Read More…]

Family Link gains per-app time limits and bonus time

Bonus time lets you increase your children’s screen time in 5-minute increments.

What you need to know Google is adding per-app time limits and bonus time to Family Link. Per-app time limits will allow you to limit the amount of time your kids use in certain apps. Bonus time lets you give your kids more screen time in five-minute increments without having to adjust the global level.

As Android continues to evolve, it does so with your  [Read More…]

Alexa finally gains Hindi support in India

You can now talk to Alexa in Hindi, and the digital assistant will respond back in the same language.

What you need to know Alexa is now rolling out Hindi for Alexa. You’ll be able to switch languages on the fly, and the update is going live later today. It’s the same voice that you get with the English India variant of Alexa.

Amazon has introduced Alexa in India two years ago, and while the digital assistant  [Read More…]

YouTube Music finally gains the ability to sort albums and playlists

The ability to sort albums and playlists isn’t available on the YouTube Music web client yet.

What you need to know YouTube Music finally lets users sort albums and playlists by alphabetical or reverse alphabetical order. Until now, YouTube Music only supported sorting albums and playlists in a reverse chronological order. The ability is now available on both the Android and iOS YouTube Music apps.

Google has finally added the much needed ability to sort albums and  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Force finally gains 5G Moto Mod support on Verizon

Moto Z2 Force owners can now use the 5G Moto Mod to connect to Verizon’s 5G network in nine U.S. cities.

What you need to know The Moto Z2 Force is finally getting 5G Moto Mod support this week. Verizon says the 5G Moto Mod now comes with further improvements to enable better battery life and deliver faster speeds. Verizon’s 5G network is currently available in Denver, Providence, Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Indianapolis, St. Paul, and Washington,  [Read More…]