How to change km to miles on Strava on desktop or mobile

You can easily change km to miles on Strava on either...

Samsung intros door to door service for Galaxy devices in Canada

In a committed effort to safeguard the well-being of its customers, Samsung Canada has launched a new door to door service, which is now available. Under its stay home, stay safe campaign, Samsung...

Apple’s education team publishes new ’30 Creative Activities for Kids’ worksheet

Apple today has released a new “30 Creative Activities for Kids” worksheet designed specifically for those learning from home due to COVID-19. The worksheet includes 30 creative tasks for kids, ranging from photo...

Apple Shares Worksheet With 30 iPad Activities for Kids

Apple's education team today debuted 30 activities for kids and families to do as part of an ongoing effort to support at-home learning while many schoolchildren are completing classes remotely. Available as a PDF...

Following Its Launch on Nintendo Switch in February, ‘BE-A Walker’ is Arriving on iOS,...

I have felt a range of emotions since first learning about an upcoming game from developer Tequilabyte Studio called BE-A Walker. My first thought was “GIANT MECHS I LOVE IT!" and then my...

Facebook rolls out ‘Quiet Mode’ on iOS to spend less time on Facebook

Facebook has rolled out a new feature today to its iOS app called 'Quiet Mode'. The company announced the feature in a blog post this afternoon. The feature will limit push notifications from the...

Forza Street coming to mobile devices on May 5

The popular Windows PC franchise Forza has been on the Microsoft Store for free since April last year. Mobile users can now get their hands on the racing game on May 5, 2020....

Can a coronavirus tracking app be both effective and privacy-centric?

On Monday the EU data protection watchdog called for the development of a single COVID-19 contact-tracing app that would be coordinated at European level. As it stands the spread of coronavirus over the past...

Amazon redirects some employees to build out COVID-19 testing capacity for its front-line workers

(Amazon Photo / Hardy Wilson) With thousands of its own workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic as warehouse workers, delivery personnel, grocery workers and more, Amazon isn’t waiting around for testing...

Coronavirus economic crisis devastates hospitality PR

Hospitality PR firms have laid off staff, frozen hiring, and cut...

World of Tanks Blitz is Getting a Floaty New Gravity Force Mode

World of Tanks Blitz, the popular free-to-play shooter from developer Wargaming.net, is getting a new mode called Gravity Force. As the same implies, this will see tanks shrugging off the leaden shackles of...

Coronavirus won’t disrupt Cyberpunk 2077’s September 17 release

CD Projekt Red is pushing ahead with its launch plans for Cyberpunk 2077. The open-world sci-fi role-playing adventure is due out September 17, and the studio expects to stick to that date. During...

Facebook’s new ‘Quiet Mode’ option lets you turn off the app’s push notifications –...

Facebook today is launching a new feature called “Quiet Mode” that will allow you to minimize distractions by muting the app’s push notifications for a time frame you specify. The company announced...

Google is rebranding Hangouts Chat as just Google Chat

Google has officially removed the Hangouts brand from its enterprise G Suite offering with the rebranding of Hangouts Chat as Google Chat, the company confirmed to The Verge on Thursday. The...

Google shares how faith communities can come together in the age of COVID-19

One of the aspects of our lives that have been most affected, apart from work and school, is how we come together with our faith communities. One of the ways to fight the...

5 reasons why the new iPhone SE will be worth the wait

There is plenty of excitement surrounding the iPhone SE (2020)! While Apple is one company that does pretty well in shrouding...

How to easily print Excel sheets in black and white

Printing a colorized Excel spreadsheet in black and white is easy, whether you do so manually or using a short VBA procedure. Here's how. ...

Twitch is expanding Watch Parties beta to all partners, then all US creators after

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch announced today that it’s bringing its beta version of Watch Parties, which allows streamers to broadcast Prime Video content, to all of...

How to tag collaborators in Google Doc comments

Google Docs is a great way to collaborate while you're working from home. But if you add comments for your fellow workers to address, they...

How to tag collaborators in Google Doc comments

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Google extends free access to advanced teleconferencing features to September 30th

Google announced today that it’s extending free access to some advanced features in its teleconferencing service Google Meet until September 30th. Google had previously announced on March 3rd that it would...

$75M weed giant Caliva ditches Eaze, launches delivery – TechCrunch

It’s a brutal time for marijuana startups. I’m hearing some are raising at 1/5th of their 2019 valuation amidst rampant competition, tall taxes, and slow legalization. The struggles for marijuana’s best-known startup, delivery...

Why it’s too early to start giving out “immunity passports”

You can read our most essential coverage of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak for free, and also sign up for our coronavirus newsletter. But please consider subscribing to support our nonprofit journalism. About six to 10 days after viral...

How to make group calls on WhatsApp

This story is part of a group of stories called ...

Streaming test | MIT Technology Review

In this episode of Radio Corona, on April 9 at 4 pm ET, Gideon Lichfield, editor in chief of MIT Technology Review, speaks with Craig Spencer, director of global health in emergency medicine...

Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town...

You can read our most essential coverage of the coronavirus/covid-19 outbreak for free, and also sign up for our coronavirus newsletter. But please consider subscribing to support our nonprofit journalism. Now, after searching blood from 500 residents...

Galaxy A51, A71 with 5G support coming soon to US

Mid-range Samsung LTE phones like the Galaxy A51 released in December last year and the much fresher Galaxy A71 have been pretty successful with the users. Both these phones offer solid hardware, Samsung’s...

How to use Excel styles efficiently

Learn what styles are and how they can help you format your sheets more effectively and efficiently. ...

How to create folders and move files in Google Drive

Whether stored locally or in the cloud, keeping files organized is an essential part of being productive. This guide will show you how to keep...

Brazil’s BIG Festival takes its indie-gaming event online

Some indie games are small, but some are BIG. That is to say that they are “Brazilian indie games.” And to continue shining a light on that scene, organizers of Brazil’s Independent Game...

Mini-Views Featuring ‘Grimvalor’ and ‘Operencia’, ‘Streets of Rage 4’ News, Today’s New Releases, the...

Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for April 9th, 2020. In today’s article, we’ve got a pair of Mini-Views of some recent releases. There’s some good news about the upcoming...

Delivery apps are bleeding restaurants dry during the pandemic

In March, just a few days before a looming stay-at-home order would take effect in Chicago, restaurateur Nick Kokonas faced a terrifying prospect: empty dining rooms at his restaurants. “There will be...

Radio Corona, Apr 10: Shion Lim on prospects for covid-19 diagnostics, treatments and vaccines

In this episode of Radio Corona, on April 10 at 4 pm ET, Karen Hao, senior AI reporter of MIT Technology Review, speaks with Shion Lim, a postdoc research fellow at the...

Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios rebrands, teases new game, and adds self-publishing division

Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios has changed its name to Avalanche Studios Group and unveiled a new division called System Reaction that will self-publish games. The company also teased a new open-world game,...

How To Get a Haircut From a Virtual Barber During Lockdown

A whole lot about normal everyday life has come to an abrupt halt during the current coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown. One thing that hasn’t? The rate at which your hair grows. As...

Blizzard is making changes to Overwatch’s hero pools

Back in March, Blizzard introduced hero pools to Overwatch, a rotating list of heroes that would be banned from competitive play. The idea was to shake up the game and keep...

How to upload a file to Google Drive

If you need to share a document on Google Drive but aren't sure how, these simple steps will have you collaborating online in no time. ...

Xiaomi finally starts rolling out fixed Mi A3 Android 10 update

Xiaomi has been facing several issues with the Android 10 update for its Mi A series. For the Mi A3 specifically, they have had to roll out, pull out, roll out again, only...

The 7 best podcast apps for Android smartphones

To some extent, podcasts owe their name to the iPod but of course, you don't need an Apple-flavored piece of kit...

How Facebook and Google are helping the CDC forecast coronavirus

When it comes to predicting the spread of an infectious disease, it’s crucial to understand what Ryan Tibshirani, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, calls the “the pyramid of severity.” The bottom...

Disney business winners and losers: value change in streaming, parks

Wells Fargo analysts are valuing Disney's businesses at 26% less than...

Google now offers a Braille keyboard for Android

Google announced on Thursday that it now offers a Braille keyboard integrated directly into Android. The company says the new feature will make its operating system more accessible for people who...

Apple may let you try apps without installing them in iOS 14

Apple may let you try out parts of third-party iOS apps without installing them on your iPhone by scanning a QR code, according to code in an early build of iOS...

Microsoft pauses work on dual-screen device running Windows 10X – GeekWire

Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface Neo device, running a special version of Windows 10, won’t be released this year...

Analyst sticks finger in the air, decides there are 40 million Apple TV+ viewers

Apple hasn't told anyone how many subscribers its Apple TV+ service has, but that isn't going to stop people from guessing. Wedbush analyst Dan Ives is the latest to have a go at...

Sega Europe promotes two key executives at Total War maker Creative Assembly

Sega Europe announced that it has promoted two key executives at Creative Assembly, the United Kingdom studio behind the Total War series of real-time strategy games. Tim Heaton will assume a new role as...

iOS 14 Might Allow Users to Partially Interact With Apps Without Installing Them

Facebook Launches 'Tuned' Messaging App for CouplesFacebook has quietly released Tuned, a new messaging app designed to provide a "private space" for couples to connect, reports The Information. Designed by NPE, an experimental group...

I opened my Animal Crossing island to Twitter, and it wasn’t a disaster

Shortly after noon on a Tuesday, I popped into Animal Crossing: New Horizons to check on turnip prices. Today’s number? A tasty 439 bells, four times the price I picked them...

Universal Audio’s new LUNA recording platform is out now!

Universal Audio LUNA is out now. Back in January, Universal Audio unveiled its exciting new recording platform with a spring release date, and that time has finally come. Now available for select Universal...

MediaTek said to be cheating on benchmarks, responds to the issue

Cheating on benchmarks is nothing new but it’s still not tolerated. It should never be because the consumers are the ones being lied to. In the past, we noted some companies like Huawei...

COVID-19 symptom self-reporting app from startup Zoe and academic partners expands to the U.S....

If you want to contribute to efforts to better understand and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, and you’re based in the U.S., you can do a lot with very little effort by downloading a...

Help us to help you by filling in this quick gaming survey

Do you like games? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We love games at Pocket Tactics. Mobile games in particular. But enough about us, we want...

Double Eleven hires Ian Ng as Malaysian studio head | Pocket Gamer.biz

Double Eleven has appointed Ian Ng as its studio head for its Malaysian studio.Ng has a career spanning 20 years. In that time, he has worked for major games companies such as Ubisoft Singapore...

Microsoft is bringing Project xCloud streaming service to Western Europe | Pocket Gamer.biz

Microsoft is set to bring the Project xCloud preview to 11 countries in Western Europe.As announced in an update, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden will get...

Google’s midrange Pixel 4A could launch soon, and there may not be an XL...

There have been rumors and leaks aplenty about the Google Pixel 4A, but they’re starting to bubble up even more today. 9to5Google published what it claims is a complete set of...

A guide to Google Classroom: 5 tips

Along with Google's Teach from Home resources, these tips can help teachers leverage Google Classroom for effective learning anywhere. ...

Amazon’s AI uses meta learning to accomplish related tasks

In a paper scheduled to be presented at the upcoming International Conference on Learning Representations, Amazon researchers propose an AI approach that greatly improves performance on certain meta-learning tasks (i.e., tasks that involve...

Google Fit receives a fresh new look

Many countries around the world are in lockdown or are in some degree of restricted movement due to the coronavirus pandemic....

‘Alexa, help’: Patient begged Echo for help before dying of COVID-19

A Michigan nursing home patient reportedly asked her Amazon Echo smart...

Google Duplex now available in Australia, Canada, U.K.

It may not be the perfect timing for Google to launch its artificial intelligence-powered chat agent Google Duplex, but apparently they did so. Previously, it was only available in the United States but...

Microsoft reports new spike in Teams usage as work habits change around the world...

Microsoft GraphicMicrosoft Teams logged a new daily record of 2.7 billion total meeting minutes in a single...

Bill Gates and the 10 other tech titans with the power to shape how...

What Silicon Valley billionaires decide to do with their money and power from now on in the Covid-19 crisis matters. It could affect the amount of suffering the US experiences in...

Drive-thru coronavirus tests via Stanford/Apple app

An app created by Stanford Medicine in partnership with Apple helps first responders get access to drive-thru coronavirus tests. The app is currently for use by firefighters, police officers, and paramedics, but there’s hope...

Google releases SimCLR, an AI framework that can classify images with limited labeled data

A team of Google researchers recently detailed a framework called SimCLR, which improves previous approaches to self-supervised learning, a family of techniques for converting an unsupervised learning problem (i.e., a problem in which...

LG intros new 3D Arc Design, raindrop camera module

LG needs to do a major revamp if it wants to remain in the smartphone business. Not that LG isn’t capable of coming up with the best phones but the company needs help...

Microsoft thinks coronavirus will forever change the way we work and learn

Microsoft is revealing more about how people are using its Teams app, and it predicts the novel coronavirus pandemic will be a turning point that will change how we work and...

Data storage company Cohesity raises $250 million at a $2.5 billion valuation

Enterprise-focused data storage startup Cohesity has raised $250 million in a series E round of funding led by DFJ Growth, Foundation Capital, Greenspring Associates, and Wing Venture Capital, with participation from Sequoia Capital,...

Go Knots 3D Guide – Untangle Every Knot With These Hints, Tips and Tricks

Go Knots 3D is a game about untangling ropes. It manages to be both complex and simple at the same time – you’re going to know what you need to do from the...

Google Stadia Pro is free for two months

With Covid-19 continuing to slow the world to a halt, Google has announced that Stadia Pro, the premium version of its streaming console service, is going free...

Spending data suggests iPhone sales down 56% year on year due to store closures

A report suggests that spending data could reveal iPhone sales are down as much as 56% in March compared to last year due to Apple store closures. As reported by Seeking Alpha: KeyBanc says spending...

80% NYC COVID-19 ventilators patients die, doctors want to stop using

Some doctors are trying to reduce their reliance on ventilators for...

Cooking Mama: Cookstar launch spoiled by cryptocurrency mining rumours | Pocket Gamer.biz

Cooking Mama: Cookstar is having a very strange launch.The Switch game was released at the end of March 2020 both digitally and physically, though its digital release was almost immediately pulled without warning...

Affordable Exosuits are Here, But They Don’t Look (or Work) How You’d Expect

None of us are ever going to be Superman, beings from another planet in possession of astonishing birth-given superpowers. However, we could be Iron Man, able to slip into a special assistive suit...

Samsung Galaxy Fold ready for Android 10 update with One UI 2.1

It’s not clear if it’s because many employees are working at home that Samsung has been releasing Android 10 OS updates with One UI 2.1 to a number of devices. That or the...

Apple Pay's Express Transit Feature Now Supported in 275 Chinese Cities

From today, iPhone users across China can set up their T-Union cards for Express Transit, Apple's contactless transit payment system. The new support is a result of a partnership between Apple and China...

America might survive coronavirus. But will the election?

That doesn’t reflect reality, however. Oregon has seen over 100 million mail-in ballots since switching to vote-by-mail in 1998, and no one has ever found significant numbers of fraudulent votes. In 2016, out...

Apple suppliers expect production stagnation amidst coronavirus uncertainty as Chinese carriers discount iPhone 11...

A report from the Commercial Times suggests that many Apple partners in the Taiwanese supply chain are expecting a stall in production as a result of the coronavirus impacts on consumer demand. “There...

Samsung gets virtual touch pad in Good Lock module

With smartphone screens getting bigger and we are getting busier, handling devices with both hands is not always the best way for a lot of people. Developers are redesigning user interfaces left and...

OnePlus 8 Series: All the details here so far

In less than a week, the whole world will finally get to see the new OnePlus 8 phones. The Chinese mobile OEM is expected to announce the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro...

Samsung forced to offer seamless Android updates

Installing an Android update in the background whilst continuing to use your phone was made possible years ago with Google's Android 7....

Play Stadia Pro offered by Google free for two months

Gaming has greatly evolved in the past three decades. There is still console and PC gaming but these days, more people are going mobile. Mobile gaming is becoming more popular because a smartphone...

Cybersecurity officials say state-backed hackers taking advantage of pandemic

(Reuters) — American and British cybersecurity officials are warning that state-backed hackers and online criminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus outbreak to further their operations, echoing concerns from digital safety experts. A joint...

Microsoft reportedly delays Surface Neo beyond 2020

The Surface Neo, Microsoft’s dual-screen PC that runs a new operating system called Windows 10X, will miss its planned release date of holiday 2020, according to reports from ZDNet and CNBC....

Hangouts Meet may be rebranded to Google Meet

Now that a lot of people are working from home and are in need of video conferencing calls, Google has probably dropped the ball on making their Hangouts Meet more relevant. It is...

The Firefly Diary from NIS Gets a Surprise Release on iOS and Android –...

Just like Disgaea 1 Complete, htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary ($15.99) from NIS and NIS America just got a surprise release on the App Store and Google Play. htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary is...

New Jersey Police Drones Tell Folks to Stay in During Pandemic

Well, it seems like it had to happen sooner or later. Following similar moves by police in Spain and France, cops in the U.S. are now using drones with loudspeakers that yell at...

Facebook gaming tournaments launched in early access

In these tough times, while WhatsApp has limited forwarding of messages to curb spread of fake information; Facebook has rolled out gaming tournaments. A new feature in its gaming platform, which will let...

MIT announces Bluetooth breakthrough in coronavirus-tracing app for Android and iOS

MIT and makers of the app Private Kit: Safe Paths say they’ve overcome an iOS and Android interoperability issue that will make the coronavirus contact tracking app able to track close proximity with...

Action Squad’, ‘Another Road’ and More – TouchArcade

Each and every day new mobile games are hitting the App Store, and so each week we put together a big old list of all the best new releases of the past seven...

Rocket Lab Helicopter Catches a Dummy Rocket in Mid-air

We’ve all marveled at SpaceX’s incredible ability to land a booster back on Earth shortly after lift-off, but Rocket Lab — another company in the business of building a reusable rocket system —...

Samsung to launch 11, 12.4-inch flagship tablets

If there is one feature where Samsung tablets fall behind in comparison to the Apple iPads, it’s the screen size. If latest reports are anything to go by, the difference may not remain...