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Google app beta for Android testing an easy way to share searches  9to5Google · 47 minutes
If you’ve been around the internet long enough, surely you’ve seen someone ask a question online that can easily be answered with a Google... more
How to keep AirPods from falling out of your ear holes - CNET  CNET · 50 minutes
For people who would like to use Apple's truly wireless earbuds but can't keep them in their ears, there's an inexpensive fix. more
WWE teams up with Netflix for a new movie - CNET  CNET · 50 minutes
The Main Event tells the story of a kid wrestler who finds a magical mask to take on WWE wrestlers. more
What's new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in July 2019  Windows Central · 1 hour
Stranger Things Season 3 lands on Netflix on July 4. Veronica Mars, Stranger Things, Orange Is The New Black, Workin' Moms — and a whole... more
Thieving dragons invade Apex Legends  Windows Central · 2 hours
Get that chest back! What you need to know Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game with a lot of variety. Today, players noticed that dragons were stealing chests. The dragons appear to be part of an... more
Reddit, Hulu and Xbox Live go down Wednesday afternoon - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
Xbox Live says it's identified the issue and is working to fix it, while Hulu says it's back up and running. more
Finding stuff on YouTube to get easier, Note 10 pics published video - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
A change to Google will make YouTube videos a lot more useful. Meanwhile, images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10... more
Reddit, Hulu and Xbox Live are down - CNET  CNET · 4 hours
Xbox Live and Hulu are down, while the Reddit desktop site isn't loading posts for some people. more
Mark Hamill, Star Wars fans demand Hollywood star for Carrie Fisher - CNET  CNET · 4 hours
#AStarForCarrie trends on Twitter as actor Mark Hamill suggests Donald Trump's star be replaced with one for his fellow Star Wars actor. more
Latest Google One promo is a $.99 Play Store movie rental  9to5Google · 5 hours
Google One last month marked its one year anniversary as the company’s renamed service... more
Microsoft Edge preview builds launch for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1  Windows Central · 5 hours
The new Microsoft Edge is has completed its rollout to Windows 10, Mac, and Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. What you need to know Microsoft Edge... more
Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser now available on Windows 7 and Windows 8  THE VERGE · 5 hours
Microsoft is making its Chromium-powered Edge browser available on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 for testing today. The release comes two months after... more
Messages: What's New in iOS 13  MacRumors · 6 hours
Messages, one of the quintessential apps on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, is the home of iMessages, Apple's exclusive device-to-device messaging protocol indicated by... more
The Senate will hold a hearing next month on Facebook’s Libra currency  THE VERGE · 6 hours
On Wednesday, the Senate Banking Committee announced it will be holding a hearing next month to question witnesses over Facebook’s new cryptocurrency initiative, Libra.... more
Netflix Recommended TV List of 2019: Here's Netflix's List of TVs It Works Best On  Gadgets 360 · 6 hours
Netflix may just be a streaming platform, but its increasing importance as a content provider means that a... more
Windows 10 20H1 Insider build 18922 rolls out to the Fast ring  Windows Central · 6 hours
Another week, another build. What you need to know Windows 10 build 18922 is now available to Fast ring Insiders. The build brings a... more
Cyberpunk 2077 to receive expansions similar to The Witcher 3  Windows Central · 6 hours
The story will go on. What you need to know Cyberpunk 2077 now has a release date of April 16, 2020. The release date comes alongside a new... more
Daily Crunch: A closer look at Facebook and Libra  TechCrunch · 7 hours
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you... more
9to5Mac Daily: June 19, 2019  9to5Mac · 7 hours
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google... more
Facebook and Twitter will testify on terrorist content, report says - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
Twitter and Facebook will also reportedly testify on misinformation before the House Homeland Security Committee. more
Sega's 'Alpha Protocol' publishing rights expire, removed from Steam  Windows Central · 7 hours
That's unexpected. What you need to know Alpha Protocol is an espionage role-playing game from Microsoft's Obsidian Entertainment. The game was removed from Steam today because Sega's publishing rights expired.... more
Samsung auto-email signature accidentally reveals scripted government news story  THE VERGE · 7 hours
Details about the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi have been conspicuously absent from news reports. Despite... more
AutoComplete: Ford's GT500 is its meanest snake ever with 760 hp video - Roadshow  CNET · 7 hours
Plus: Harley-Davidson will build small bikes in China and Acura's doing Pikes Peak in a big way. more
Google honors Juneteenth by bringing slave dwellings to Street View - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
The virtual tour contains a dozen slave dwellings in Virginia that date as far back as the late 1700s. more
Kano and Microsoft launch PC kit for students learning to code and create  Windows Central · 8 hours
Kids can now build their own laptops and start learning coding and creative tasks with the new Kano PC kit. What you... more
Metro Exodus patch fixes lingering Xbox Game Pass for PC bugs  Windows Central · 8 hours
Playing Metro Exodus through Xbox Game Pass PC just got a little smoother. What you need to know A fresh hotfix is now available for the... more
All Best Buy stores can now repair your Apple devices  THE VERGE · 8 hours
This morning, Apple announced that Best Buy now offers authorized repairs on its products at each... more
iPadOS 13: How to use a mouse with your iPad  9to5Mac · 8 hours
While it’s not enabled by default, Apple has brought the long-awaited mouse support to iPad with... more
Apple Card availability expanded to retail employees ahead of summer US launch  9to5Mac · 8 hours
Earlier this month, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said that Goldman employees were testing Apple Card ahead of its summer launch. Now, Bloomberg reports... more
Metro Exodus hotfix patches lingering bugs in Xbox Game Pass PC release  Windows Central · 8 hours
Playing Metro Exodus through Xbox Game Pass PC just got a little smoother. What you need to know A fresh hotfix is now available... more
Daily Crunch: A closer look Facebook and Libra  TechCrunch · 8 hours
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe... more
Samsung exec says the Galaxy Fold is ‘ready to hit the market’  TechCrunch · 8 hours
As we asked back in February, “We’re ready for foldable phones, but are they ready for us?” The answer, so far, has been an... more
HP brings 2nd Gen Ryzen processors to new EliteBook 700 G6 laptops  Windows Central · 9 hours
HP's latest EliteBooks include a little Ryzen love. What you need to know HP today announced its new EliteBook 700 G6 series business laptops.... more
Score a new Veckle phone mount for your car for just $6  Windows Central · 9 hours
Phone mounts are essential for every vehicle. They let you see your GPS and music apps while keeping your phone out of arm's reach,... more
Google defeats shareholders on ‘Dragonfly’ censored search in China  TechCrunch · 9 hours
A shareholder resolution aimed at halting Google’s efforts to bring a censored version of its search engine to China has failed. Shareholders tabled a resolution to demand Google put the... more
Alphabet shareholder meeting draws protesters over antitrust and human rights - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
Google’s recent scandals take center stage at its parent company’s annual gathering of investors. more
Go wire-free with these great Xbox One wireless headsets  Windows Central · 9 hours
Windows Central is made up of hardcore techies from across the spectrum. Many of us are also hardcore gamers and know that sometimes, gaming with wires can be a hassle,... more
Kano and Microsoft launch PC kit for students learning code and create  Windows Central · 9 hours
Kids can now build their own laptops and start learning coding and creative tasks with the new Kano PC kit. What you need to... more
How to replace Google’s Trips app  THE VERGE · 10 hours
Google’s travel app Trips is shutting down on August 5th, ceding its territory to apps such as TripIt and RoadTrippers. It’s unfortunate; Trips was... more
Microsoft Edge Dev channel updated with more UI tweaks, lots of bug fixes  Windows Central · 10 hours
The Edge Dev channel's latest update brings several new UI features and loads of bug fixes to check out. What you need... more
Calibra wallet won’t launch in Facebook’s biggest market  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Facebook unveiled its audacious Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet on Tuesday through which it plans to transform financial services across the globe. The social juggernaut made clear of its ambitions when... more
Netflix signs landmark deal with writer-director Janet Mock  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Netflix has signed a development deal with “Pose” writer-producer-director Janet Mock. In its announcement, the streamer notes that Mock is the first black transgender woman to sign an overall deal with a major... more
Google launches Chromebook App Hub for educators plus other classroom tools  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Earlier this year, Google announced plans to build a Chromebook App Hub designed to help teachers and other curriculum administrators more easily find educational tools and... more
YouTube executives reportedly mulling over removing all children’s content from main site  THE VERGE · 10 hours
Google executives are reportedly discussing whether to remove all children’s videos from the site and have them exist solely on the standalone YouTube Kids... more
Google to face shareholders on censored ‘Dragonfly’ search in China  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Another day, another shareholder suit. This time it’s Google in the spotlight. Shareholders have tabled a resolution which, if passed, would demand Google put the brakes on its... more
Fluent acquires AdParlor, a social ad specialist previously owned by Adknowledge, for $10M  TechCrunch · 11 hours
The old guard of advertising networks continues to swap hands. In the latest development, marketing company Fluent has announced that it is... more
Why Razer's opto-mechanical switches are so good  Windows Central · 12 hours
Best answer: The purple opto-mechanical switches are a fresh take on mechanical gaming keyboards. It has light, superfast actuation thanks to using a beam of light, while maintaining the satisfying click that so many... more
Waze adds support for Castbox podcast player on Android  9to5Google · 12 hours
Waze has offered integration with some popular music apps such as Spotify and Pandora, and now that’s extending... more
Google will soon add support for the ‘Hey Google’ hotword in France  9to5Google · 12 hours
Since its availability in August 2017 in France, Google Assistant has had two hotwords: The well-known “Okay Google”, and “Dis Google” (meaning “Say Google”).... more
Opinion: How likely are reports of Apple moving production out of China?  9to5Mac · 12 hours
A Nikkei report today suggested that Apple moving production out of China is under consideration as part of a ‘fundamental restructuring of its supply chain.’... more
Intel Performance Maximizer Automatic Overclocking Tool for Unlocked 9th Gen Core CPUs Released  Gadgets 360 · 12 hours
Intel hopes to tempt users to try its one-click overclocking tool, but it only works with recent high-end hardware. more
Samsung and Huawei's next moves could make or break foldable phones - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
Commentary: The rush to make the Galaxy Fold and Mate X first to foldable is mired in delay. There's a lesson here. more
A new cumulative update is available for devices running Windows 10  Windows Central · 12 hours
What you need to know A new cumulative update is available for Windows 10 devices running version 1809. The update includes many fixes and addresses several... more
Risks and rewards of digital therapeutics in treating mental disorders  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Madeline Stein & Michael Stein Contributor Share on Twitter Madeline Stein is a first year Doctorate student at Saybrook University studying Applied Psychophysiology within the College of Integrative... more
Apple expands authorized repairs to ~1,000 Best Buy stores  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Since 2001, Apple has staked its claim across the world with its own first-party brick and mortar locations. But the U.S. is a big country, and the 270 or so... more
New Kindle Oasis E-reader channels Apple’s True Tone displays  9to5Mac · 13 hours
It’s hardware refresh season at Amazon, as today we’re getting our first look at the new Kindle Oasis... more
Huawei's CEO isn't worried about $30B revenue hit from US ban - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
The company still expects to pull in $100 billion in revenue this year, Ren Zhengfei tells CNBC. more
Best Buy's flash sale has some of the lowest iPad prices ever - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
Save $50 on the latest iPad Air models and as much as $130 on a current-generation iPad 9.7. more
watchOS 6 Will Let Users Delete Many Built-in Apps on Apple Watch  MacRumors · 13 hours
Apple Watch users will be able to delete stock apps from the Apple Watch starting in watchOS 6, according to TechCrunch. This will make... more
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Microsoft and Kano are launching a build-your-own Windows 10 PC kit
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg reiterates that her company needs to be regulated - CNET
Tim Cook’s Glassdoor rating continues to slide, but stays top 100 for 7th year
YouTube’s AR ads let you try on virtual makeup alongside beauty vloggers
Apple’s China problems have ‘no easy near-term fix,’ says Credit Suisse
External drive support in iOS 13 makes it possible to easily share files with a Kindle
PowerPoint will listen to rehearsals to help you stop swearing and stuttering
Cardhop contacts fixer adds multiple business cards, Gravatar pictures, new sticker pack, more
Google Home Essentials: meross Smart power strip [Video]
Rescue plan for Apple supplier Japan Display in doubt as major backer exits
John Wick Hex turns you into a cold, calculated killer
Satechi now sells a HomeKit plug that turns one dumb outlet into two smart outlets [30% off]
Nintendo’s mobile Dr. Mario is coming out in a few weeks
Comment: Could 2020 see us getting something like an iPhone SE 2 after all?
Galaxy Note 9 update adding dedicated camera Night Mode, June patch
Adobe's Fresco app will bring real painting physics to iPad art - CNET
Huawei Mate 30 Pro Tipped to Include 90Hz Display, Dual Hole-Punch Selfie Cameras, 5x Optical Zoom, and More
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Adobe’s next iPad drawing app is called Adobe Fresco
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Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is 'just wrong' about warehouse wages - CNET