Category: computing

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September 8, 2020

Android 11 has arrived

Google today announced the launch of Android 11, the latest version of its mobile operating system. After a slightly longer public preview, users who own a select number of Pixel devices (starting with the Pixel 2), OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO or realme phones will now see...


by Frederic Lardinois in Android
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September 2, 2020

Daily Crunch: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps

India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news podcast. This is your Daily Crunch for September 2, 2020. The big story: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps The Indian government continues its purge...


by Anthony Ha in alex wilhelm
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August 19, 2020

Join Twilio’s Jeff Lawson for a live Q&A August 25 at 3:30 pm EDT/12:30 pm PDT

As we race toward Disrupt 2020, we’re keeping the Extra Crunch Live train rolling with a big entry next week as Twilio CEO and co-founder Jeff Lawson joins us for a chat. Lawson is well-known in the tech industry for helping institutionalize API -delivered digital services,...


by Alex Wilhelm in api
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August 10, 2020

Google Maps comes to Apple’s watchOS and CarPlay dashboard

Google Maps is now also available on the Apple Watch so you can get your walking, biking and driving directions right on your wrist. Don’t expect to get a full-blown Maps app on your wrist, though. The new app is mostly focused on giving you...


by Frederic Lardinois in Apple
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August 6, 2020

Google launches the final beta of Android 11

With the launch of Android 11 getting closer, Google today launched the third and final beta of its mobile operating system ahead of its general availability. Google had previously delayed the beta program by about a month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Image Credits: Google...


by Frederic Lardinois in Android
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August 3, 2020

OneKey wants to make it easier to work without a desktop by integrating apps into mobile keyboards

“The app that you use the most on your phone and you don’t realize it is your keyboard,” says Christophe Barre, the co-founder and chief executive of OneKey. A member of Y Combinator’s most recent cohort, OneKey has a plan to make work easier on...


by Jonathan Shieber in Apps
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July 30, 2020

Google is making autofill on Chrome for mobile more secure

Google today announced a new autofill experience for Chrome on mobile that will use biometric authentication for credit card transactions, as well as an updated built-in password manager that will make signing in to a site a bit more straightforward. Image Credits: Google Chrome already...


by Frederic Lardinois in Access Control