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G Suite for Education is finally getting Smart Compose and Autocorrect

The two features combined can automate some of your writing duties.

What you need to know Months after their availability on G Suite, Autocorrect and Smart Compose for Google Docs are finally making their way to G Suite for Education and Nonprofits. Autocorrect automatically correct any spelling and grammatical errors in your writing. Smart Compose, meanwhile, uses machine learning to suggest the rest of the sentence based on what you’ve written.

It’s been over six months since  [Read More…]

Oculus is getting a new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge game this year

An original game starring new and iconic characters, set in Blackspire Outpost.

What you need to know Oculus Studios will be publishing Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge, set for release in late 2020. The story takes place in Blackspire Outpost on the planet Batuu, the same location you’ll find in Disney theme parks. ILMxLAB is working to tie in several pieces of Star Wars lore to build on Blackspire Outpost’s importance. This action-adventure game is  [Read More…]

Nokia 5.1 Plus is now getting Android 10 with April 2020 security patch

The phone will not receive any more OS upgrades after Android 10.

What you need to know HMD Global is now rolling out the Android 10 update for the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Along with all the new Android 10 features, the update brings the April 2020 security patch. The update is being dispatched in batches.

The budget-friendly Nokia 5.1 Plus, which made its global debut in August 2018, has finally started receiving the stable Android 10 update.  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: OK with getting it wrong

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s a bit different this year, of course, but I hope you get a chance to honor, if possible, the person who brought you into this world, and if you have one, the partner who’s helping you get through it.

I wanted to write this week’s column about how connecting with family during the pandemic has been fraught and confusing but ultimately rewarding as we all learn to grapple with the dysfunction of platform dependency  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus are finally getting Android 10

The two phones were originally slated to receive the update in “early 2020.”

What you need to know Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus have started receiving the stable Android 10 update. The update brings a bunch of new features, including a system-wide dark mode, new gesture navigation, and smart replies. It comes with the March 2020 Android security patch as well.

In November last year, Sony had revealed its Android 10 update roadmap, promising to  [Read More…]

Save money by getting a Galaxy S10 or an S10 Lite — but which one?

Last year’s flagship Samsung Galaxy S10

$ 710 at Amazon

Pros Better overall camera system Wireless charging IP68 water resistance 3.5mm headphone jack Cons Smaller screen Smaller battery Slower wired charging

You know what you’re getting with the S10: a complete package with every spec and feature that was top-of-the-line in early 2019. It’s smaller than the S10 Lite, and a tad more expensive, but arguably the complete package is a better value.

Making  [Read More…]

Google Duo is getting 4 exciting upgrades to make video calls even better

Better video quality, larger group calls, and more!

What you need to know Duo’s end to end encrypted calling is getting a new video codec to improve call quality and reliability. You can now take a photo with the person you’re chatting with, so you can create memories together. Group call size recently increased from eight to twelve participants, with plans to further grow that limit.

Google Duo, like many other video calling platforms, has seen a  [Read More…]

Cyberpunk 2077 will be getting as much DLC as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

There’s more to come in the City of Dreams.

What you need to know Cyberpunk 2077 was originally scheduled to release in April 2020. It was then delayed to September 17, 2020. In a recent investor call, CD Projekt Red confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will get as much DLC as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

While Cyberpunk 2077 is already promising a deep world for players to explore and spend a ton of time in, that world  [Read More…]

Get your gadgets ASAP without getting out of your car at Best Buy

I know this is a First World Problem, but I wanted to get a new monitor for my Chromebook on Amazon and saw that I would likely have to wait up to a month for the delivery because it isn’t considered an “essential item.” Fair enough, but I still need to get my work done. So what was I to do? Thankfully, I discovered that Best Buy is still open for business, and I was able to order  [Read More…]

Chrome is getting a new, tabbed interface for automatic webpage translation

The new UI matches what’s found on iOS and Android.

What you need to know Google has modified the UI for its automatic webpage translations in Chrome, powered by Google Translate. The new design features a tabbed interface. It brings the desktop UI more in line with the current iOS and Android designs.

Google is making a slight change to the UI of the Google Translate widget you’ll see automatically translating webpages in a foreign language when  [Read More…]