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LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…

4 Ways to Overcome AI Obstacles

1/7/2021 07:00 AM Dan Simion, VP of AI & Analytics, Capgemini North America Commentary 50% 50% Four out of five organizations haven't scaled their AI. Here are some ways to change that. Even as the pandemic tightens technology budgets, there are plenty of companies eager to leverage the highly beneficial capabilities of AI. They hire…

Concept: It’s time for Apple to let apps have multiple instances on iPhone

With iPadOS 13, Apple introduced the ability for apps to have multiple instances. In other words, you can have multiple Safari windows open or multiple notes, for example. It’s an incredibly useful feature and it turned the iPad into a much more powerful computer. We think it would turn the iPhone into a much more…

New Apple patents show MacBook that can wireless charge an iPhone, other devices

The patent shows someone wirelessly charging Apple devices like the iPhone or Apple Watch on a MacBook A pair of patents recently granted to Apple show a MacBook with wireless charging capabilities. Illustrations in both patents show a system that would allow a MacBook to charge wirelessly and also provide wireless charging for other Apple…

How to get your Instagram top nine photos for 2020

Social media humblebrag season is in full effect For reasons that remain entirely unclear, Instagram still doesn’t offer an official ‘top nine’ year-end lookback feature. This, unfortunately, forces people interested in finding out what their top nine Instagram photos are to turn to often shady third-party services. Given that Instagram is owned by Facebook, a…

The Best Games of 2020

Well, what a great year that was.  NOT. Wayne’s World level humour is about all I can muster after a year that can get into the bin, then climb into a larger bin, before leaping into an incinerator burning both bins. Remember when half of Australia was on fire, and it seemed like things couldn’t…

Top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020 By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Clare McDonald, Business Editor Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 24 Dec 2020 9:00 The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast team started the year discussing Harry and Meghan, registered the course of the Covid-19 public health crisis on…

Jay Blahnik talks on how Apple Fitness+ aims to motivate more people to be active and fit

Apple Fitness+ will be officially available on December 14, and the company is already promoting its new subscription service. Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of fitness technologies, said in an interview with Fast Company that Apple Fitness+ aims to motivate more people to be active and fit through a new easy way of doing workouts. Blahnik…

Halo Infinite gets new fall 2021 release window

Halo Infinite now looks a lot like Halo 5 Halo Infinite, Microsoft’s one-time marquee Xbox Series X/S launch title, will now officially launch in the fall of 2021, according to a blog post published by 343 Industries. The game was originally set to launch in November, but was delayed in August due to development challenges…

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Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…