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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…

Microsoft Edge can finally generate new passwords for you

Updated Google Chrome already offers a password generator, as well as the ability to store passwords. Now Edge can, too. Urupong Getty / Microsoft Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Microsoft is poised to release several substantial security updates to version 88 of its…

Canada’s Nanoleaf is all-in on Thread, a wireless protocol for connecting smart home devices

Thread is the next big thing you probably haven’t heard about, and may never witness in action — but it will likely bring massive change to technology you interact with on a daily basis. In simple terms, Thread is a wireless connectivity protocol designed specifically for smart home devices. It’ll eventually form the backbone of…

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…

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…

Yeedi K650 review: This robot vacuum is tough on pet hair

A tangle-free silicone brush and extra large dustbin deliver a one-two punch. Yeedi Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Budget robot vacuums necessarily make concessions, and that’s okay as long as cleaning isn’t compromised. Yeedi understands this. Its no-frills vacuums have performed consistently well…

Ubisoft Quebec’s Immortals Fenyx Rising is a great mix of Breath of the Wild and Greek mythology

Given how massively successful The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been, it was only a matter of time before other developers took heavy inspiration from Nintendo’s modern classic. However, outside of miHoYo’s popular online-only Genshin Impact from earlier this year, we haven’t really seen any significant BOTW single-player “clones” yet. That’s what makes Ubisoft Quebec’s…

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Review: Mediocre smart speaker, superb alarm clock

Lenovo’s tiny Smart Clock is perhaps one of my favourite Google Assistant-powered smart speakers to date. It doesn’t sound particularly great, and the screen quality is abysmal, yet it’s been one of the most-used smart additions to my home. What makes the Smart Clock so great for me is that it’s essentially a Google Nest…

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Razer’s Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

Razer's ambidextrous Viper 8K gaming mouse boast an 8,000Hz polling rate that's eight times faster than the industry standard. Razer Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors In the battle for the fastest gaming mouse, Razer just fired the first shot in a new front.…

Looks like a 200 dollar Poco

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

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…