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The new Android Q beta is a mostly cosmetic update

Dark Mode The most obvious new feature, which got a loud, welcoming response during the keynote, is Dark Mode. It’s not just a night-friendly mode that saves your eyes; it saves your phone’s energy, too. Go into Settings and search for “Dark” and select the Dark theme (as opposed to ...

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Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K

Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists presented today at Microsoft’s Build developer conference. The Imagine Cup brings together winners of many local student competitions ...

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Google’s Wear OS gets tiles

Google announced an interesting new Wear OS feature today that makes a number of highly used features more easily available. Google calls this feature ’tiles’ and it makes information, like the local weather forecast, headlines, your next calendar event, goals and your heart rate, as well as tools, like the ...

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After Math: Liar, liar, pants on fire

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies Their rigorous survey included an intense examination of *waves vaguely at the entirety of the social media hellscape in which we all currently reside* Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Jokes aside, this development does not bode well for the ...

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