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Google's Live Caption Tool Is Now Available as a Hidden Feature in Chrome

Google’s Live Caption Tool Is Now Available as a Hidden Feature in Chrome

Screenshot: Sam Rutherford Live Captions is one of the most useful features on Android phones, allowing your mobile device to automatically transcribe any audio it’s currently playing. And now it seems Google is bringing Live Captions to Chrome, with the feature already available as a hidden option in the browser. First noticed by Chrome Story, …

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Samsung’s Next Smartwatch Could DItch Tizen In Favor Of Wear OS

Samsung’s Next Smartwatch Could DItch Tizen In Favor Of Wear OS

While a lot of other manufacturers have been more than happy to hop on board the Wear OS wearable platform made by Google, Samsung has been trying to forge ahead with their own path by using Tizen. So far Samsung has been fairly successful with it, with its smartwatches actually being quite popular. Advertising However, …

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It Could Soon Be A Lot Easier For Chrome OS Users To Access Google Photos

It Could Soon Be A Lot Easier For Chrome OS Users To Access Google Photos

In the tech world, it’s not surprising to see companies “borrow” ideas from each other for their own products and services. Take for example Chrome OS which allows users to run Android apps, something that Apple has borrowed for its M1 Mac computers. Now it seems that Google could also be borrowing something of Apple’s …

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Google And Microsoft Reportedly Oppose NVIDIA’s Acquisition Of ARM As Well

Google And Microsoft Reportedly Oppose NVIDIA’s Acquisition Of ARM As Well

Last year, NVIDIA made waves when they announced that they would be acquiring ARM from SoftBank. Given that NVIDIA’s chipset efforts have kind of been limited to its own products as of late, acquiring ARM would allow them to get back into the semiconducting business in a huge way. Advertising However, a report from Bloomberg …

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Google plans to release 100 games for Stadia this year

The Google Stadia team will add over 100 games to its cloud gaming service this year, a new post on its community blog has revealed. In the post, the team highlighted nine of the titles arriving on the service in the near future, including FIFA 21 (March 17th) and detective/action RPG title Judgment (April 23rd) …

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Walmart's Nest Audio bundle offers two smart speakers at 15 percent off

Walmart’s Nest Audio bundle offers two smart speakers at 15 percent off

Google tossed price-conscious streaming music fans a tempting new smart speaker late last year with the release of the Nest Audio. In a crowded market, the slight speaker stood tall thanks to its decent audio quality and $100 price tag, which saw it nestled between the $200 Echo Studio and Sonos One and cheaper offerings …

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Chrome for iOS test locks Incognito tabs behind Touch or Face ID

Chrome for iOS test locks Incognito tabs behind Touch or Face ID

Google is working to make private web browsing on Chrome for iOS a little more secure by letting you lock Incognito tabs with Face or Touch ID. The update, detailed in the app’s beta version for iPhone and iPad, essentially blurs Incognito tabs in the tab switcher so that they remain hidden until you authenticate …

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Microsoft Thinks The US Government Should Make Big Tech Companies Pay For News

Microsoft Thinks The US Government Should Make Big Tech Companies Pay For News

It’s a bit of a chicken and egg situation right now when it comes to news publishers and platforms like Google and Facebook. One could argue that without Google or Facebook, publishers might have less reach than they would today. Another argument is that without these articles, Google or Facebook would have less content that …

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iOS 14.5 Beta Sees Apple Proxy Google’s Safe Browsing To Safeguard Your IP Address

iOS 14.5 Beta Sees Apple Proxy Google’s Safe Browsing To Safeguard Your IP Address

Whenever we use Google’s services, some kind of data is transmitted to the company. Typically, this kind of data is used by Google not necessarily for malicious purposes, but to gather information so that they can better serve up ads that they think is relevant to you. Some find it a bit invasive, but that’s …

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Alleged Android 12 screenshots show a privacy indicator and conversation widget

Alleged Android 12 screenshots show a privacy indicator and conversation widget

Google is expected to release Android 12 sometime this year, which means Developer Previews and betas will most likely be available for download soon. You may not have to wait that long to see what the upcoming mobile has in store for you, though: XDA Developers has posted what could be our first look at …

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