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Select Facebook users can now use voice clips as status updates

Facebook is testing a new “Add Voice Clip” feature on its status update menu, which allows users to record a short audio clip and post it as a status update. As of now, the feature has only been spotted by few users in India. Looks like Facebook wants to cover all the mediums we use...

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Dialog CEO Says Company Will Continue to Supply iPhone Power Management Chips Through 2020

Late last year, Dialog Semiconductor admitted that Apple could build its own power management chips for future iPhones, and no longer rely on the British-based chipmaker for such technology. This weekend, Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli provided further details on this topic, now expecting Apple to use Di...

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Apple's Upcoming Over-Ear Wireless Headphones to Target High-End Noise-Canceling Market

As reported last month, Apple is said to be developing its own brand of high-end, over-ear wireless headphones with an "all-new" design. The new headphones are expected to debut in the fourth quarter of this year at the earliest, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and today Bloomberg...

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How to Take Control of Apple News Alerts in iOS 11

Apple News is the built-in news app for iOS 11 that aggregates and curates stories and topics from a variety of third-party news sources. The service is only available in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K. at the time of writing, so not all new iPhones and iPads will come with the stock app installed...

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Windows Firewall Control 5.1 with Security improvements

Windows Firewall Control 5.1 is the latest version of the security program for Windows that extends the functionality of the built-in firewall called Windows Firewall. We reviewed Windows Firewall Control back in 2009 for the first time and concluded that it was an excellent application for Windows...

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Windows 10 Spring Creators Update features

Microsoft plans to release the next feature update for the Windows 10 operating system in March/April of 2018. The company switched to a "two feature updates per year" release schedule  which means that it will release a feature update in the Fall as well. Leaked documents suggest that Microsof...

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Creating and Working With Vector Graphics in Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard application for graphic design. It’s the best tool for working with vector-based files. Sadly not everyone has Illustrator, but lots of people do have Photoshop. And Photoshop has basic support for vector images. In this guide, we’ll take a look...

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How to Block Channels in YouTube Recommendations

YouTube recommendations are a great way to discover new channels and videos you might otherwise miss, but if there’s a channel you’re just not interested in and it keeps popping up in your recommendations, it can get quite annoying. Fortunately, you can banish it for good. One option is...

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5 Gmail Search Tricks Every Power User Should Know

It’s hard to feel like Gmail isn’t due a major overhaul. Many of Google’s other productivity apps—such as Calendar, News, and Keep—have been redesigned in the last 18 months. Surely Gmail is next? When the upgrade eventually happens, Google will hopefully include some a...

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How to Create Custom Cortana Commands in Windows 10

Cortana is one of Windows 10’s most underutilized features, but she can really do a lot if you take the time to work with her. With just a few voice commands, you can open files, navigate to websites, change settings, and so much more. But what if Cortana’s native skills aren’t eno...


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