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Google’s Sleep API helps developers build better sleep tracking apps

Google has introduced a new Sleep API that developers can use to surface information about a user’s sleep, resulting in more advanced sleep tracking apps. The Sleep API is available now as part of the latest version of Google Play Services. According to Google, the Sleep API is a “simple API that centralizes sleep detection processing...

Google TV’s basic mode strips away apps and other smart features

The first smart TVs that launch with Google TV will offer a “Basic TV” mode, which will strip the smart features away for a more barebones experience. According to 9to5Google, the Basic TV option will appear as you set up a new TV running on Google TV. “The idea behind this version of Google TV is to...

One UI 3.1 rolls out for the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy Note 10

One UI lovers, rejoice! Samsung has begun rolling out new updates for the Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+. The three are the latest additions to the steadily growing list of devices from the Korean OEM that have received One UI 3.1. For reference, the Galaxy Note 10 series picked up its Android...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 gets major new S Pen features with an update

When it comes to Android tablets, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7 is inarguably one of the best experiences you can get. Just a month ago, the Korean OEM rolled out the latest iteration of its custom Android skin to the flagship tablet in the form of One UI 3.1, which brought in a bunch of new...

Here are the countries using Google and Apple’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing API

SARS-CoV-2, also known colloquially as just the coronavirus, has wreaked havoc across the world. Many countries shut down large parts of the economy in order to contain the spread of the virus. As countries reopen their economies, many health experts fear a "second wave", ie. resurgence, of COVID-19. To prevent a second wave, public health...

AMD expected to launch new Radeon RX 6700 series GPUs next week

AMD will be making some new announcements next week as it has scheduled a special event called “Where Gaming Begins: Episode 3” on March 3. The company is expected to launch new GPU models under its RDNA 2-based Radeon RX 6000 series, and if rumors are anything to go by, it could very well be...

Amazon Music comes to Google TV and all Android TV devices

Amazon Music is making its way to Google TV and all devices running Android TV. The new addition arrives shortly after Google TV added the Apple TV app, along with the service’s many original movies and TV shows. Of course, Amazon’s music streaming service is an alternative to the many other music streaming services on the...

LineageOS 18.1 unofficially lands on the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S20 series

Ever since the official arrival of Android 11, developers from all over the world have been hammering away at bugs on their build machines in order to shoehorn the Android OS onto our devices in the form of custom ROMs. As is customary, we have seen unofficial builds of the major releases, including LineageOS 18.1,...

Zoom bringing automatic closed captioning to free users later this year

Zoom has announced plans to make automatic closed captioning available to all users, including those on a free plan, in the fall of 2021. The upcoming feature is part of Zoom’s larger commitment to making its platform more accessible. Currently, Zoom’s accessibility features include manual closed captioning, keyboard accessibility, pinning or spotlighting interpreter video, screen reader...

Acer Aspire 7 is the first gaming laptop to bring AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 CPUs to India

AMD’s new range of Ryzen 5000 mobile CPUs is finally making its way to India thanks to Acer. The laptop manufacturer has just launched the Aspire 7 gaming laptop and is already selling it via its own online store as well as e-commerce platform Flipkart. The laptop is being offered in two configurations, although there...

The GeForce RTX 3060 releases today at noon EST! Here’s where to order one

Today is the release date of a new NVIDIA graphics card--the GeForce RTX 3060! At noon EST (or 9 AM PST), the latest in the 30 series of NVIDIA cards will be released, and you can be sure it'll be a mad rush to get one in your cart and check out. Don't waste time...

Xbox Series X and Series S Restocks: Stock live at Target for the X and S right now!

It's time for a new gaming console generation, so you know what that means... time to hopelessly try to get a new console! Like most new generational launches, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S is difficult to find, and many are left waiting for seconds-long Xbox Series X and S restocks. It's a...