Firefox set to silence auto-play audio with March upgrade

Mozilla this week announced that the next upgrade to Firefox, due for release March 19, will automatically block all auto-play audio by default. "Starting with the release of Firefox 66 for desktop and Firefox for Android, Firefox will block audible audio and video by default," Chris Pearce, a Mozilla software engineer, wrote in a post [...]

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How to download your data from Google+

When your account is gone, all your Google+ posts will go with it, along with any photos and videos you haven't backed up. Thankfully, downloading your data and files is a straightforward process thanks to Google Takeout, which lets you save info from any of Google's sites and services. Here's how to do it. 1. [...]

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Revamped Gmail will change the way you communicate; Here are details

Google is reportedly testing a few Inbox features right inside the Gmail for Android app that includes bundles and reminders. The tech giant has already announced that it will shut down its Inbox app next month. The company had announced its plans to shut down all Google inbox apps last year, letting users switch to [...]

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Some of Intel’s F-series will utilize thermal paste again

Intel has given us a response noting that some Intel Core i5-9400F series processors and other F-series processors will indeed feature a polymer (or thermal paste-based) thermal interface material, but CPUs ending with a KF suffix will maintain a soldered TIM. We've updated our story to reflect this new information. Intel’s new F-series processors were [...]

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New Android Apps Come to the Aid of Hearing-Impaired

Google on Monday announced two new Android applications designed to make life easier for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. One of the apps, Live Transcribe, turns live speech into real-time captions by using a phone's microphone; the other, Sound Amplifier, improves a phone's sound output. Live Transcribe, which works on Android 5.0 Lollipop and up, will [...]

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Google’s Pro tips to ensure Digital Safety: Add Screen lock, limit user access to accounts

NEW DELHI: Simple steps such as adding a screen lock on the mobile phone and reviewing who can get access to your Google Account data can make you a lot safer on the Internet, according to a new Google campaign announced on Monday. Targeted at young and first time web users, the new edition of [...]

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FTC v. Qualcomm: What Really Is Going On

I've been watching antitrust cases actively since the 1980s. I had to study historical antitrust cases going back to Standard Oil and RCA, in order to ensure compliance with a related consent decree When I worked at IBM. Each of the other cases had one thing in common: Both of the companies being charged were [...]

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Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is getting ready to release an important software development kit (SDK) that will allow game developers to integrate Xbox Live into any titles that run across PC, Xbox, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch. Spotted by Windows Central, a GDC session reveals that Microsoft will announce its cross-platform push for Xbox Live next month. Some [...]

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13 best Chrome extensions you must use

Google wants us to stay in our browser and not go anywhere else. For this, the company offers loads of nifty extensions in its Chrome Web Store. However, though the vast variety has made us spoilt for choice, it also makes the task of picking the right extension for our need difficult. Here's making your [...]

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A Look at the Latest in Smart-Home Security and Automation

Home security has been an area of great interest among technology companies for several decades. But in the past five to seven years, new technology has taken this industry to unprecedented new heights: totally revolutionizing the gadgets, systems, and devices that protect homeowners from external threats. The latest and greatest in this industry is smart-home [...]

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