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Should you buy a UV phone sanitation box — and can it kill the coronavirus?

UV-based phone sanitizing accessories like PhoneSoap are on the rise. But can they take care of the coronavirus or damage your phone's internals?
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Coronavirus lockdowns could be accelerating the death of cable

A new survey found coronavirus lockdowns could be accelerating cord-cutting and 64% of U.S. households have either canceled cable or are planning to soon.
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Facebook to take on Twitch and YouTube with a stand-alone gaming app

Facebook Gaming is ramping up its efforts with a new, stand-alone Android and iOS app that will let users easily discover, stream, and watch live gameplay.
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The next iPad Air could have an in-screen fingerprint sensor

A new leak claims Apple may be developing the next-gen iPad Air with an in-screen fingerprint sensor, a gaming controller, and an ARM-based 12-inch MacBook.
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First iPhone 12 Pro Max leak reveals an iPhone 5-like design and smaller notch

A new leak offers the first look at Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 Pro Max and reveals a design that has a lot in common with the latest iPad Pro and the iPhone 5.
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Apple’s over-ear headphones to arrive this year with customizable parts

Apple is reportedly developing premium, modular headphones that you would be able to personalize through swappable ear pads and headband paddings.
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6 important tech tasks you should get over with while social distancing

While in lockdown with all your newly freed up hours, here are the tech chores you should consider getting over with while you have the time.
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Future Pixel phones and Chromebooks might run on Google’s own chips

Google has reportedly partnered with Samsung to develop its own chips that could arrive on Pixel smartphones as soon as next year and, eventually, Chromebooks.
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The next iPhone will look more like an iPad Pro, report says

Apple is reportedly planning to launch a more affordable and compact HomePod smart speaker, alongside some new 5G iPhones with smaller notches later this year.
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Twitter is sharing more data with advertisers and you can no longer opt out

To continue operating as a free service, Twitter says it will now share more of your data with advertisers and most users will not be able to opt out.
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Google Chrome’s new Tab Groups will bring some order to your tab chaos

Google Chrome now lets you group tabs and color-code them so that they're easier to find. The new update also brings new tablet gestures for Chromebooks.
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WhatsApp cracks down on coronavirus misinformation with stricter forward limits

WhatsApp announced starting today a message that has been already shared five times or over, will only be allowed to be forwarded to one person at a time.
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What happens if your Apple products break during the coronavirus pandemic?

Coronavirus lockdowns forced Apple to close its service centers, leaving many with dead gadgets.
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Apple Store leak confirms the new low-cost iPhone will be called iPhone SE

An Apple Store listing of a third-party screen protector has accidentally confirmed the company's upcoming low-cost iPhone will be called the iPhone SE.
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Zoom freezes development of new features to fix privacy issues

Zoom announced today that it is freezing development on new user-facing features to exclusively focus on privacy improvements over the next 3 months.
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YouTube set to take on TikTok with a new feature called Shorts

YouTube is reportedly developing a new TikTok-like section that will live inside its main apps. Called Shorts, it will ofeature an endless feed of short videos.
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Why everyone is watching livestreams of normal life amid social distancing

Being stuck in their homes has left many of us uneasy, but some people are finding solace in live webcam views of normal everyday life amid social distancing.
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HQ Trivia returns, just when the world needs it the most

A little over a month after it was shut down, HQ Trivia has made a surprise comeback amid the COVID-19 crisis, just when a world in lockdown needs it the most.
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The coronavirus crisis makes it clear: We’re not ready for an online-first world

With countries in lockdown, people are now increasingly relying on the internet for work and play, but this foray into an online-first world is not going well.
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Apple might launch ‘several’ Arm-based Mac desktops and laptops in 2021

In a new research note, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple is planning to introduce 'several' new Mac notebooks as well as desktop computers next year.
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Google’s Pixel Buds 2 move closer to launch with FCC certification

FCC certification suggests Google's first pair of true wireless earbuds, the Pixel Buds 2, are getting closer to their expected Spring launch.
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Amazon Prime, YouTube, and Netflix agree to throttle streaming quality in Europe

YouTube and Amazon Prime will join Netflix in capping streaming quality in an effort to avoid bandwidth overload in the EU during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Tesla, other carmakers could repurpose factories to build ventilators

Elon Musk says he will repurpose factories to build ventilators if there’s a shortage amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. GM and Ford could chip in as well.
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Apple’s new MacBook Air is ‘twice as fast’ and has an improved keyboard

Apple’s long-rumored 2020 refresh for the MacBook Air is here. It's twice as fast as before and comes with an improved, scissor-switch keyboard.
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Apple accidentally leaks four new iPad Pro models on its website

Apple has accidentally listed four new iPad Pro in a Chinese support document on its website, the model numbers of which match two of its recent EEC filings.
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WhatsApp may soon let you send disappearing messages in private chats

WhatsApp is reportedly conducting trials for a new "Delete messages" option that will let you send self-destructing messages in private conversations.
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Apple fined a record $1.23 billion in France over unfair sales practices

France’s antitrust agency has fined Apple a record $1.23 billion for forcing retailers into signing contracts that limited competition. Appeal plans to appeal.
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Alphabet-owned Verily pilots a coronavirus screening website in California

Google's life sciences research sister company, Verily, is debuting a coronavirus risk screening and testing website in California.
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It’s not a gimmick: Foldable gadgets are the future of tech

Foldable phones have faced harsh criticism over their flaws. But that doesn't mean bendable screens are simply gimmicks. Here's why foldable gadgets matter.
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New MacBooks with Apple’s own chips will reportedly arrive by late 2020

Apple will reportedly introduce new MacBooks running its own ARM-based chipsets in in the fourth quarter of 2020 or the first quarter of 2021.
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Twitter makes work from home mandatory for all of its 4,900 employees

A day after WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic, Twitter is making work from home mandatory for all of its 4,900 employees across the world.
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The secret way most apps spy on you even when you think they aren’t

No matter how many security precautions you may take, most mobile apps still have the ability to track and collect data on you through third-party trackers.
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Leaked Google Pixel 4a hands-on video reveals it all

Google's upcoming Pixel 4a mid-range phone has been leaked yet again in an extensive hands-on video published by a Spanish YouTuber.
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New Google and Adidas smart insole can turn your soccer moves into FIFA rewards

Google is teaming up with Adidas to launch a new connected insole that can track and turn your soccer moves into digital rewards on the EA’s FIFA Mobile game.