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  • The best Wi-Fi 6 home networking tech to upgrade your setup

    Wi-Fi 6 is here — making its way to more and more devices, with a noteworthy inclusion on last year’s flagship iPhone 11 lineup. This next-generation Wi-Fi technology provides faster speeds for transferring data between devices, but more importantly, it also means your system will be better equipped to handle multiple Wi-Fi devices connected at […]

  • The iRig Pro Duo I/O makes managing advanced audio workflows simple anywhere

    Connecting audio interfaces to the various mobile and computing devices we use these days can be a confusing headache. The iRig Pro Duo I/O ($199.99 USD), which IK Multimedia announced this year at CES and recently released, is a great way to simplify those connections while giving you all the flexibility you need to record […]

  • Google to offer loans to merchants in India

    Google said on Thursday it plans to offer credit to millions of merchants in India through its Google Pay app starting later this year as the American technology group looks to help small businesses in the country steer through the pandemic and also find a business model for its mobile payments service. The company said […]

  • Apple’s iOS 14 will give users the option to decline app ad tracking

    A new version of iOS wouldn’t be the same without a bunch of security and privacy updates. Apple on Monday announced a ton of new features it’ll bake into iOS 14, expected out later this year with the release of new iPhones and iPads. Apple said it will allow users to share your approximate location […]

  • French court slaps down Google’s appeal against $57M GDPR fine

    France’s top court for administrative law has dismissed Google’s appeal against a $57M fine issued by the data watchdog last year for not making it clear enough to Android users how it processes their personal information. The State Council issued the decision today, affirming the data watchdog CNIL’s earlier finding that Google did not provide […]

  • Daily Crunch: Twitter rolls out audio tweets

    Twitter tries to make audio tweets a thing, the U.K. backtracks on its contact-tracing app and Apple’s App Store revenue share is at the center of a new controversy. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 18, 2020. 1. Twitter begins rolling out audio tweets on iOS Twitter is rolling out audio tweets, which do exactly […]

  • Google is launching a way to buy Android app subscriptions outside of the app itself

    Alongside the Android 11 beta news and updates to Android developer tools, Google has quietly rolled out a significant change in how Android app developers can market their subscriptions on the Google Play Store. The company confirmed a select set of developers are testing a new feature that allows consumers to purchase an app’s subscription […]

  • Google brings Meet to Gmail on mobile

    Google today announced a deeper integration between Gmail on mobile and its Meet video conferencing service. Now, if you use Gmail on Android or iOS and somebody sends you a link to a Meet event, you can join the meeting right from your inbox. That obviously isn’t radically different from how things work today, where […]

  • US Commerce Dept. amends Huawei ban to allow for development of 5G standards

    The United States Department of Commerce today issued a change to its sweeping Huawei ban. Proponents of the move note that the change in policy ought not be regarded as a softening on the government’s stance toward the embattled hardware maker, but instead is an attempt to develop more streamlined standards for 5G, along with […]

  • This Week in Apps: Android 11 beta, Snapchat’s makeover, Apple’s WWDC20 plans

    This week we're looking at the mobile news from the events that didn't happen this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.