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Nubia’s $529 dual-screen phone is now available in the US

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nubia While we’ve seen Android phone manufacturers, particularly ones like Oppo and OnePlus, experiment with pop-up cameras to create phones without any display cutouts, China’s Nubia is approaching the challenge in an unusual way. Instead of a pop-up selfie camera, the company’s latest phone, the Z20, does away with any […]

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Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Microsoft Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stream games to their Android devices. Now, it’s starting to send out invitations to those […]

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Microsoft tests content filters for Xbox messages

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The gaming community can be ruthless and often outright abusive. In an attempt to make Xbox more welcoming and inclusive, Microsoft is introducing new content filters. Beginning today, Xbox Insiders can select one of four filters that will automatically block abusive and offensive messages. The filters include four levels: friendly, […]

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Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Snap Snapchat is rolling out an easy way for you to share the best things you find on Reddit with your friends. You’ll see Snapchat among the options when you tap the share button on Reddit, as long as you have both apps installed on an iOS device. That’ll pull […]

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YouTube’s AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links warrengoldswain via Getty Images After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you’ll be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on so-called Masthead and TrueView Discovery […]

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Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Scott Olson/Getty Images Lyft plans to extend its in-app emergency tools beyond the option to call 911. The ridesharing firm is partnering with the security company ADT on safety features, starting with a US pilot program that will let you contact ADT if you need help. Thankfully, it’s not just […]

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Samsung’s Android 10 beta program is now available on the Galaxy S10

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Android 10 was released in September, but so far, it’s only been available on Google’s own Pixel devices. Usually, it takes other manufacturers some months to catch up, however, as promised, Samsung has released a beta of its Android 10-based One UI 2.0 for Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e devices. […]

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Safari in iOS sends some Safe Browsing data to Tencent

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Apple’s Safari browser has long sent data to Google Safe Browsing to help protect against phishing scams using its Fraudulent Website Warning feature, but it now appears Chinese tech giant Tencent gets some information as well. Users have discovered that iOS 13 (and possibly versions […]

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Andy Rubin quietly left the venture company he founded

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Brian Ach/Getty Images for Wired Disgraced former Google exec Andy Rubin has lost another one of his ties to Silicon Valley earlier in 2019. BuzzFeed News has obtained documents indicating that Playground Global, the venture company Rubin founded in 2015, “ended [its] business relationship” with its creator at the end […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Premier Service debuts in the US

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Cherlynn Low/Engadget Did you buy the updated Galaxy Fold now that it’s finally available? You now have the posh support to go with it. Samsung has launched its Galaxy Fold Premiere Service in the US, offering all of the foldable phone’s buyers dedicated support through video chat (through the Members […]

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