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Apple and Google Go All In On Digital Car Keys

Apple and Google Go All In On Digital Car Keys

Screenshot: Apple Apple today announced expanded support for digital car keys in iOS 15 during its WWDC keynote. Combined with Google’s recent Android announcements at its own developers conference, it’s clear that the big transition to digital car keys will begin in earnest later this fall. Advertisement While Apple first announced support for digital car …

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Google Will Let You Opt Out of Being Tracked by Apps in Android 12

Google Will Let You Opt Out of Being Tracked by Apps in Android 12

Google will soon let you opt-out of third-party tracking from any app you download from the Play Store. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo With Apple’s developer conference just around the corner, Google is reportedly planning to follow in its rivals footsteps by letting Android users opt out of being tracked by the apps they download from the …

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Watch Xiaomi Break Its Records and Charge a Phone in 8 Minutes

Watch Xiaomi Break Its Records and Charge a Phone in 8 Minutes

Photo: Nicolas Asfouri / AFP (Getty Images) If you, like me, have ever desperately plugged your charger into any outlet available for even a few minutes to prevent your phone from dying, then you will also be impressed with Xiaomi’s new charging technology. The company claims that its new chargers, dubbed HyperCharge, have broken the …

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The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony’s Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

Photo: Sony Over the past few years, Sony phones have landed in the U.S. like lead balloons. Its handsets don’t get much support from carriers or room on retail shelves. But with the new Xperia 1 Mark III, Sony could be poised for a big time comeback. Advertisement The Xperia 1 III has Sony’s signature …

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New Google Photos Video-Editing Features Finally Appearing on Android Phones

New Google Photos Video-Editing Features Finally Appearing on Android Phones

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo Google announced back in February it was adding new video-editing tools to its Photos app, but those updates appeared only on iOS devices first. Now, according to Android Police, Google is rolling out the same tools to Android users. Advertisement The new editing tools allow users to apply more granular edits to …

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Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra S-Pen Is a Useful Stylus With an Inconvenient Case

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra S-Pen Is a Useful Stylus With an Inconvenient Case

Photo: Sam Rutherford For a long time, if you wanted a phone with a legit stylus—and I don’t mean one of those weak-sauce sticks with a squishy nub on top—your only real choice was a Galaxy Note. However, after adding stylus support to a number of its tablets and laptops, this year Samsung decided to …

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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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