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Google Search gets an anxiety self-assessment tool in the U.S.

This is the third such mental health screener on Search after PTSD and depression oriented surveys.

What you need to know Google has partnered with The National Alliance on Mental Illness to produce an anxiety survey on Search. The survey will pop up when people search anxiety-related terms, offering them a chance to self-assess any symptoms. It is not intended to replace conventional diagnosis by a medical professional.

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health  [Read More…]

Google Stadia gets 1440p streaming support

1440p screen owners, your time has come.

What you need to know Google Stadia has, until now, only supported 1080p and 4K screens. 1440p screen users were required to stream in 1080p. With a new update, Stadia now supports 1440p streaming. 1440p streaming has the same requirements as streaming in 4K.

Previously, Stadia games could only be streamed in 1080 or in 4K, with no proper support for other resolutions like 1440p. That’s just changed, as the  [Read More…]

Justice League will gets its Snyder Cut on HBO Max in 2021

You wanted it, you’re going to get it. Next year. On a premium network.

The rumors were true. An actual, honest-to-go Justice League Snyder Cut will actually see the light of day. Zack Snyder — director of the original Man of Steel and who first helmed Justice League before having to hand off post-production due to the death of his daughter — confirmed as much today in the middle of a live commentary he was doing with Henry Cavil.

And  [Read More…]

The Google Search app finally gets dark mode

Google introduced dark mode to its mobile platform with Android 10 last year.

What you need to know Google is finally adding a dark theme to its eponymous search app. It’ll be available on iOS 12, iOS 13, and Android 10. The rollout starts from now through the end of the week.

Dark mode, after rolling out in Android officially last year with Android 10, has been making its way slowly to all of Google’s apps. Now,  [Read More…]

Google Stadia gets wireless Stadia Controller support on web

This is a nice surprise.

What you need to know Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service. It’s getting a lot of interesting games in the coming months. Now you can use a Stadia Controller with Google Chrome. You can purchase a Stadia bundle for $ 130 through the Google Store.

Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service that launched in November 2019 to a lot of excitement. Unfortunately, the lack of games and technical  [Read More…]

The Pixel 4a’s camera gets a full review before launch

There’s almost nothing secret about the Pixel 4a at this point.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a is the upcoming successor to 2019’s Pixel 3a. An early camera review showcases the prowess of the mid-range handset. As expected of Google, the camera is as good as previous Pixel iterations despite lacking a secondary lens.

Google’s Pixel 4a is the company’s upcoming (and much leaked) budget phone for 2020. In typical Google hardware release fashion, we  [Read More…]

This Samsung Galaxy Buds+ deal gets you a $25 discount and free Qi charger

B&H has the white Samsung Galaxy Buds+ true wireless earbuds on sale for $ 124.99 for a limited time and in limited supply. They regularly sell for $ 149 so you’re saving around $ 25 which is the biggest discount we’ve seen on them so far. On top of that, B&H is bundling in a Samsung Qi wireless charger worth $ 40 at no extra cost. Shipping is free.

You can read more about the Galaxy Buds+ in our  [Read More…]

Nokia 6.2 gets Android 10 update with April security patch

Nokia 6.2 is the sixth smartphone from HMD Global to have received the Android 10 update this month.

What you need to know HMD Global has started rolling out the Android 10 update for the Nokia 6.2. The update comes with several Android 10 goodies and the April 2020 security patch. In the first wave, the update will be rolled out to Nokia 6.2 units in 43 countries by May 3.

HMD Global today announced that it  [Read More…]

YouTube Music gets a much-needed update to the playback menu

It’s easier to shuffle and repeat, lyrics are finally here and easy to use. Please don’t make me wait three weeks to get this update on my phone. Please.

What you need to know YouTube Music is beginning a roll out of a new playback screen on its Android app. The new UI puts the repeat and shuffle buttons on the playback screen rather than a queue screen. It also features the addition of lyrics to supported  [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…]