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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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New Peloton iOS Feature Lets You Create the Optimal Workout Schedule

New Peloton iOS Feature Lets You Create the Optimal Workout Schedule

Photo: Ezra Shaw (Getty Images) If you don’t already own a Peloton machine, you may be outta luck for awhile due to the company’s logistical issues. But regardless of whether you have a Bike or Tread in your home, you can still take advantage of the newest feature in the Peloton app. That is, if …

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Days Blurring Together? Add Structure with These Apps

Days Blurring Together? Add Structure with These Apps

The ongoing pandemic makes days blur into each other—they are no longer differentiated by the events and activities that helped split up our time. If you want to recover some of the structure in your day, then these smartphone apps can help in a variety of different ways. Calendar apps are the obvious way of …

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WhatsApp Is Now Using Its Version of Stories to Convince Users It’s Committed to Their Privacy

WhatsApp Is Now Using Its Version of Stories to Convince Users It’s Committed to Their Privacy

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP (Getty Images) As many of you probably already know, WhatsApp’s announcement on the changes to its privacy policy confused and angered a lot of people, who were given the impression that the messaging app would begin sharing their personal data with its parent company, Facebook. Since then, WhatsApp has been running up …

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Google Suspended Federated Chat App Element for Allegedly Hosting Abusive Content

Google Suspended Federated Chat App Element for Allegedly Hosting Abusive Content

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure (Getty Images) Google temporarily yanked Element’s Android chat app from the Play Store this week for allegedly hosting abusive content. The decision’s particularly baffling given that Element is only a client for the federated chat protocol Matrix and not a service in and of itself. Meaning that Element can (and does) moderate …

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Hacker Group Reportedly Leaks Sensitive Data of 2.28 Million People Registered on Dating Site MeetMindful

Hacker Group Reportedly Leaks Sensitive Data of 2.28 Million People Registered on Dating Site MeetMindful

Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP (Getty Images) Millions of users of the dating site MeetMindful got some unpleasant news on Sunday. ZDNet reported that the hacker group ShinyHunters, the same group who leaked millions of user records for the company that listed the “Camp Auschwitz” shirts, has dumped what appears to be data from the dating site’s …

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Facebook Says a ‘Configuration Change’ Is the Reason a Ton of Users Were Logged Out on Friday

Facebook Says a ‘Configuration Change’ Is the Reason a Ton of Users Were Logged Out on Friday

Facebook said the incident that logged out a ton of its users en masse was due to a “configuration change.”Photo: Carl Court (Getty Images) Facebook users took Twitter and other social media platforms on Friday to report that they had, for no explicit reason, been logged out of the big blue app. Memes and the …

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