reviews

Mozilla’s $5-a-Month VPN Could Be Worth a Shot

16-Jul-2020 03:00

Mozilla, the privacy and security nonprofit and maker of the Firefox browser, is launching its very own VPN.

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From The Godfather to Rocky, Talia Shire has things to teach the new generation

16-Jul-2020 02:52

For our I'm So Obsessed podcast, the legendary actress talks about her work on iconic movies, her 2019 film Working Man, the joy of seeing her 1980s BMX bike cult classic Rad re-released and why she still prefers DOS-based computers.

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software

How to track your kid’s digital footprint with Google Family Link

16-Jul-2020 02:45

Google's Family Link service lets you manage and track your child's Android phone. Here's how to set it up.

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how-to

Oh No, Microsoft, Don't Mess With Notepad and Paint

16-Jul-2020 02:40

Microsoft just can’t catch a break with all its updates that seem to cause more problems. The company rolled out a Windows 10 update yesterday which fixed a (and a few ), but in the process might have removed Notepad, Paint, or WordPad for some users if they were updating to version…

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Gmail is integrating Google Chat, Rooms, and Meet to take on Microsoft and Slack

16-Jul-2020 02:30

True to Google’s penchant for just announcing things , the company has unveiled a grand redesign of Gmail for G Suite business users ahead of . The app isn’t so much “Gmail” anymore as it is a unified app for all of Google’s communication platforms: Gmail, Chat, Rooms, and Meet.

It will be available as an “early access preview” to G Suite customers this week and roll out to all G Suite customers later this year. As for the consumer version of Gmail, it seems as though little will change in the short term. Google says that it is “actively thinking through how and when to bring this experience to the consumers who might want it.”

Javier Soltero, who rolled in to Google last...

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how-to

Amazon extends work-from-home policy for corporate employees to 2021

16-Jul-2020 02:27

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Amazon is extending its corporate work-from-home policy through January of next year. The company is also planning to continue restricting nonessential business travel through the end of the year. Amazon’s decision aligns with those of and , both of which have announced work-from-home policies that extend through 2020. Microsoft has plans , while Apple is currently deliberating keeping its offices closed through the end of the year, .

“We continue to prioritize the health of our employees and follow local government guidance. Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until January 8th,”...

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how-to

The all-new XPS 13 laptop gets a $100 price cut at Dell's Cyber Savings sale

16-Jul-2020 02:24

Dell's Cyber Savings sale includes a $100 price cut on the all-new XPS 13 laptop and deals on other XPS 13 models.

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reviews

PS5 vs PS4 Pro: will it be worth the upgrade?

16-Jul-2020 01:51

Should owners of the premium PlayStation make the jump when the next-gen console releases? Find out in our PS5 vs PS4 Pro breakdown.

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news

Zoom Just Made a $600 Tablet Just for Using Zoom Because That's the Particular Version of Hell We're Living Through Right Now

16-Jul-2020 01:30

Zoom, the de facto pandemic video-conferencing software company of choice, is getting into the hardware game. Today, the company the Zoom For Home—DTEN ME, a 27-inch tablet that comes with Zoom pre-installed. It’s $600.

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hardware

Google may have been tracking your mobile apps without permission

16-Jul-2020 01:00

Mobile app users were being tracked by Google despite opting out.

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