SwiftKey for Android is getting search built into the keyboard

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey is getting web search built into its keyboard on Android. The company is hoping that users will find the feature makes looking up information faster within a conversation. To access the feature, simply open the toolbar on the keyboard through the + symbol and select the Search icon to type in any search [...]

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Best Mac apps: the best macOS apps for your Apple computer

Introduction Now that macOS Mojave has graced our Macs, we finally have access to some key iOS apps on the Mac, like News and Stocks. However, that’s not even the tip of the iceberg of software available to macOS. Your Mac can do everything – at the end of the day, the software, more than [...]

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PC space saver: Automatically send old files to OneDrive

Last year, Windows 10 ($99 at Amazon) added the space-saving ability to send local files to OneDrive with the Files On-Demand feature. With it, you can right-click on a file you have stored on your PC and move it to OneDrive. The file gets uploaded but leaves behind a placeholder in File Explorer, which you [...]

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How to turn off web notifications for Chrome in Windows, macOS and Android

Google Chrome now allows websites to send you notifications in a similar way to the apps you use, and sometimes you might decide that you just don't want them. It can be useful for news stories and updates from websites you know and love. It's something we even do on TechRadar for our fans, but [...]

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The Consumer IoT’s Boon for the Insurance Industry

Smart home and consumer Internet of Things solutions promise significant opportunities for the insurance industry in terms of reducing costs, alleviating risks, deepening customer engagement, and creating new services and revenue streams. There are many barriers ahead to overcome, but given the tremendous upside, insurance companies have begun attacking these challenges with a multi-tiered strategy. [...]

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Microsoft reveals new Windows 10 light theme

< Microsoft is planning to introduce a new light theme into Windows 10 with the next major update. The software giant unveiled the theme today in a new test build of Windows 10, and it looks like a new take on the white theme that exists in the operating system. Microsoft is essentially bringing this [...]

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Use Siri to talk to Google Assistant on your iPhone

Talking to Google Assistant on an iPhone is hardly new -- Google released its Assistant app in 2017. But the process for getting to Google Assistant didn't involve its typical "OK Google" or "Hey Google" command. Instead, you had to manually open the app or launch it using a widget. It worked, but only if [...]

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Google removes gendered pronouns from Gmail’s Smart Compose to avoid AI bias

Gmail’s Smart Compose is one of Google’s most interesting AI features in years, predicting what users will write in emails and offering to finish their sentences for them. But like many AI products, it’s only as smart as the data it’s trained on, and prone to making mistakes. That’s why Google has blocked Smart Compose [...]

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Scientists want to dim the sun to stop global warming

The question of how to reverse, or at least stall, global warming is arguably the biggest problem humanity will face in the 21st century – and with rising sea levels, extreme temperatures, and the depletion of our coral reefs, finding the solution has never been more urgent. However, one group of scientists may have cracked [...]

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Blue light at night can disrupt your body clock, but it’s not all bad

For the past decade, scientists have been exploring whether artificial light — particularly wavelengths of blue light — poses a risk to human health. You may have heard that too much screen time in the evening is a bad for you, and it's true the blue light emitted by devices like phones and tablets can [...]

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