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Google brings AMP to Gmail to let you interact with websites within emails

Google will integrate its AMP framework with Gmail thanks to its new AMP for Email spec. With the new spec, developers can integrate simple actions without the need to click a link or visit another website. AMP for Email is now available for developers and will be supported for everyone else later...

Android

Nokia soars to #11 smartphone brand globally

The latest numbers for Q4 2017 are in, and Nokia jumped to the eleventh spot on the global smartphone brand list. That puts the company ahead of Google, HTC, Sony, ASUS, and OnePlus. Combined with its feature phone market share, HMD Global, which owns the Nokia brand, is now #6 in the mobile indus...

Android

HMD Global confirms Android 8.1 Oreo rollout for Nokia 8

HMD Global’s commitment to delivering timely updates continues with the news that Android 8.1 Oreo is now rolling out for the Nokia 8. Chief product officer Juho Sarvikas confirmed the rollout earlier today, telling users via a Twitter post that “the sweetest Android to date” is h...

Computing

MacBook 2018: what we want to see

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook has enjoyed a steady three years of continuous support and sizable upgrades, but there’s plenty of room for an even more improved MacBook for 2018. Luckily, we’re already seeing signs of just such a product gracing our digital shopping carts (or baskets...

Apple

Apple put together three short videos to explain how to use your new HomePod

Apple has just released its HomePod speaker, and like with other new devices, it’s created some new videos to show users how to use it. MacRumors spotted the trio, which explain how to use Siri, adjust the settings, and how to use the touch controls. The first video shows how to control the d...

Apple

Apple will repair a damaged HomePod cable for $29

It turns out that Apple’s HomePod is expensive to repair: an out-of-warranty device will run 80 percent of the cost of a new one at $279. Fortunately, the company will repair the device’s built in cord for $29 “in some instances,” according to 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac viewed an int...

Apple

Amazon devices, Beats by Dre headphones, and more Valentine’s Day discounts

Valentine’s Day is four days away, and if you need to get a gift for someone special in your life and haven’t yet, it’s crunch time. Amazon is already a major go-to when it comes to last-minute gifts with its free two-day shipping for Prime members, but now it’s slashed price...

Software

The best Linux distro for gaming in 2018

A Linux gaming distro, as the name suggests, is tailored for avid gamers. As such it usually comes bundled with games to play, as well as drivers for graphics cards, games controllers and so forth. There aren't many Linux distros specifically made for gaming. This isn't because Linux users disl...

Software

Best antivirus for iOS in 2018

Apple’s iPhones and iPads can't be affected by malware in the same way as Windows, but your devices will still be vulnerable to a host of other threats. Whether it's malicious websites, annoying ads, web trackers or just someone grabbing your device when you're not looking, there's plenty to b...

Apple

How to Ask Siri on HomePod to Play Apple Music Playlists, Genres, Moods, and More

One of the main uses for Siri on HomePod is to control your Apple Music collection. There are Siri voice commands for accessing content like playlists, genres, moods, liking or disliking songs, playing more music based on something you've heard, starting a new radio station, and much more. Because...


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