Daily Archives: January 22, 2019

Classic Hangouts Gets a Slow Death Start Date

https://www.droid-life.com/2019/01/22/hangouts-classic-gets-a-slow-death-start-date/ Remember the report at the end of last year that described the eventual death of Hangouts, the one that caused the Hangouts boss at Google to throw a bit of a Twitter fit? And then remember when Google … Continue reading

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12 essential apps for any Android phone

https://www.popsci.com/essential-apps-android-phone?dom=rss-default&src=syn If you own an Android smartphone, you’ll need some essential apps to sync your files, watch movies, track your sleeping patterns, catch up on your reading, and more. We’ve collected the best, most useful apps that Google Play Store … Continue reading

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Here’s why you can’t tickle yourself

https://www.popsci.com/heres-why-you-cant-tickle-yourself?dom=rss-default&src=syn Run a hand down your forearm, or press your fingers together—now imagine someone else taking the same actions. The two sensations feel different, even though the touch is the same. The reason why makes intuitive sense: someone else is … Continue reading

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Google Maps Update Brings Speed Limits and More

https://www.legitreviews.com/google-maps-update-brings-speed-limits-and-more_210263 Posted by Shane McGlaun | Tue, Jan 22, 2019 – 9:06 AM If you are one of the masses that uses Google Maps on your smartphone or tablet for GPS, some updates are rolling out. Reports indicate that in … Continue reading

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GoFundMe Kicks Off Campaign to Help Government Workers Affected by Trump’s Shutdown

https://gizmodo.com/gofundme-kicks-off-campaign-to-help-government-workers-1831907937 People wait in line at Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen for free meals to workers effected by the government shutdown in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.Image: Pablo Martinez Monsivais (AP) Faced with impossible circumstances forced by the longest … Continue reading

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Netflix Has Reportedly Signed a ‘Best Practices’ Code in India to Avoid State Censorship

https://gizmodo.com/report-netflix-has-signed-a-best-practices-code-in-ind-1831909825 Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.Photo: Paul Sakuma (AP) Netflix and eight other streaming services including pending Disney acquisition Hotstar and Jio Cinema have signed a “code of best practices” stating they will voluntarily self-regulate their content in India, … Continue reading

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Uh Oh, Uber Might Be Thinking About Self-Driving Scooters and Bikes Now

https://gizmodo.com/uh-oh-uber-might-be-thinking-about-self-driving-scoote-1831912641 Mayor Jorge Elorza, right, riding an Uber Jump bike with Tufts Health Plan CEO Tom Croswell in in Providence, Rhode Island in July 2018.Photo: Matt O’Brien (AP) Uber—the company that had to pull its self-driving cars off the road … Continue reading

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