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What Is Google Tensor, and Why Is Google Making its Own Processor?
- , you probably know the name "Qualcomm Snapdragon." The vast majority of Android phones are powered by Qualcomm. But now Google has made its own processor and it’s called "Tensor." Google is joining the ranks of Apple—and Samsung, to a lesser extent—as a phone maker that also produces its own processor. Typically, companies such as OnePlus, LG, and even Samsung, manufacture phones that use processors from ...

Source: howtogeek.com
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Google Maps Makes It Easier to Share Your Location on iPhone
- With the latest version of Google Maps for iPhone and iPad, you can share your location with friends, get traffic information more quickly, and even access a dark mode on your iPhone within the popular navigation app. Google Maps Gets Real-Time Location Sharing on iPhone that you’ll be able to share your live location through iMessage, and it seems easy enough to get up and running. If you’re on your way to a ...

Source: howtogeek.com
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Microsoft released Windows 365, its cloud-based operating system
- 03/08/2021 Reading Time: 2 mins read Windows 365, Microsoft’s new business-oriented service for using Windows 10 or Windows 11 through a browser, is now commercially available. This cloud-based service can be purchased at rates starting at $20 to $162 per user per month. In previous public statements, when Microsoft made references to this project, it was defined as a tool for companies to have instant access to ...

Source: techbriefly.com
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See Ominous Supercell Stormclouds as They Barrel across the U.S.
- When conditions align perfectly, disaster comes rushing across the Great Plains: A supercell storm, made distinct with its wide, anvil-shaped formation at its top , can unleash hail, lightning and tornadoes. Though the storms are relatively rare, they can last hours; a supercell thrives on upward-moving warm air and downward-moving cold air, and as the two streams travel their separate paths, the latter avoids ...

Source: scientificamerican.com
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Amazon Is Offering $10 for Your Palm Print
- Money in return for biometric data linked to your Amazon account. Tempted? Amazon wants more consumers to use its palm scanners and thinks a $10 credit is all it will take to get us to sign up. Amazon launched its Amazon One palm-recognition technology at Go stores last September before introducing the scanners at select Whole Foods stores in April. Now, as TechCrunch reports , the focus is turning to encouraging ...

Source: pcmag.com
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Upgrade your old Android to avoid losing access to your Google account
- Google’s Android operating system has been the preferred mobile platform for billions of users for a long time. The system has been around since 2008 and will be moving into its 12th version later this year. Tap or click here for everything you need to know about Android 12. Constant development and improvements are always good news for the industry, but it impacts those who can’t afford or don’t want to ...

Source: komando.com
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Facebook's WhatsApp rolls out option for disappearing photos, videos to take on Snapchat
- WhatsApp app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration on Tuesday, adding that once the media content has been viewed, the message will be shown as "opened." Snapchat, known for its Stories feature that lets users post updates that disappear after 24 hours, has grown in popularity last year as pandemic-induced curbs kept users at home. The company has also ...

Source: reuters.com