A $99 Chromebook is so much better with Gallium Linux installed

Chrome OS is okay if all you need is a web browser, but upgrading a Chromebook to Gallium Linux turns your Chromebook into a much more powerful, serious computer.
ToTok

Alleged spying app ToTok removed from Google Play Store, again

ToTok was also pulled from Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store in December. The application returned to the Play Store on January 4.
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Telegram gets redesigned profiles, fast media viewer and more with v5.15 update

The update brings a better media browsing experience alongside new profile design and emojis.
Google Gboard Emoji Kitchen

Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen allows you to combine emojis to create new ones

Emoji Kitchen enables users to take their favorite emojis and mix them into customized stickers. However, it works only with those supported by Google.
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1,000 high-res ‘Earth View’ wallpapers make their way to Chromecast, Android and more

Users can check out the new wallpapers in the Earth View Gallery. Plus, they are also available in the Earth View Chrome Extension.

U.S. urges allies to consider taking a “controlling stake” in Ericsson and Nokia

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that the U.S. and its allies should consider taking a “controlling stake” in Ericsson and Nokia.
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Facebook Reactions-like feature coming soon to Instagram DMs

You will soon be able to react to Direct Messages (DMs) on Instagram. The company is said to be working on DM reactions since late October 2019.
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Google launches Tangi, a short-form video app for DIY, how-tos and more

Google has forayed into the short-video making apps market with the launch of Tangi. The app is focused on creativity and Do It Yourself (DIY) space.

Nintendo has no plans to launch a new Switch console in 2020

Nintendo’s Switch and Switch Lite handheld consoles have been breakout hits, which…

Privacy-focused email service ProtonMail banned in Russia

ProtonMail, the privacy-focused email service that is favoured by journalists for its security measures, has been banned in Russia.

Huawei is now among the world’s top ten most valued brands: Brand Finance

Huawei has managed to seal a spot among the world’s top ten most valuable brands in a list curated by Brand Finance, a leading UK-based brand valuation and strategy.

Google Podcasts app might soon get ‘Queue’ feature, new ‘Discover’ tab

Google might soon change that with a new ‘Queue’ feature and a ‘Discover’ tab.
Google One Today donation app

Another one bites the dust – Google ‘One Today’ donation app shuts down on February 6

Google One Today donation app will be shut down in a week, on February 6. 100% of funds donated prior will be sent to the relevant nonprofit organizations.

Nintendo has generated over $1 billion from mobile games so far

Nintendo is milking the surge as well, and has reportedly generated over $1 billion from mobile games.

Samsung names new mobile chief to defend its lead against HUAWEI

Samsung has appointed Roh Tae-moon, its youngest president at age 51, as head of the company’s mobile division, in a move to conserve leading position.
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Apple MacBooks could soon get a “Pro” mode, macOS beta suggests

Strings of code inside the latest macOS Catalina 10.15.3 beta suggest that Apple might be working on offering users a “Pro” mode.
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Samsung to acquire U.S. network provider TWS

Samsung today announced, according to a Korea Herald report, that it will acquire Virginia-based network provider TeleWorld Solutions.

HONOR globally launches MagicBook, MagicWatch 2, Band 5 and Band 5 Sport

HUAWEI sub-brand HONOR announced the global availability of its latest products at the ongoing CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

Roborock H6 is the company’s first handheld vacuum, S6 Pure robot also announced

At the ongoing CES 2020, Roborock is introducing the H6, its first handheld model, as well as a new addition to its robot line-up, the S6 Pure.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook official at CES 2020

Today at CES 2020, Samsung announced its first ever Galaxy Chromebook. It’s a 2-in-1 product Samsung claims to be the thinnest Chromebook it ever produced.

Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α (alpha) will debut at CES 2020

The device you see above and below is the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex α (alpha), and will feature 17-hour battery life, according to the manufacturer.

Samsung offering discounts to woo TSMC clients over

Samsung is allegedly offering discounts for its foundry services, according to unnamed sources, in order to win over some of TSMC’s clients.

Samsung teams up with Baidu to start production of an AI chip next year

Samsung announced that development for the Baidu KUNLUN, the search engine giant’s first cloud-to-edge AI accelerator, has been finalized.

Buying a robotic vacuum finally makes sense

We’re excited to tell you about the Roborock E3, S5, and S5 Max, all currently on sale on Amazon for a limited time.
Roborock S5 Max

Roborock S5 Max brings premium vacuuming and mopping to the United States

Roborock announced the S5 Max home vacuum and mop robot at the beginning of September, and now the company is bringing its flagship product to the United States.