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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google search results now offer a clinically validated screening quiz when users search for “depression” in US on mobile   —  Only half of Americans who face depression get help for it, and Google is determined to increase that percentage.  As of today, it's offering a medically validated …
Aug 23, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Hands-on with Galaxy Note8: excellent build, both 2x optical zoom and adding background blur with Live Focus work well, much improved S Pen functionality, more   —  After the nightmare that was the Galaxy Note 7, few people would've been surprised if Samsung killed the Note line entirely.  But it didn't.
Aug 23, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Code42 says it will end its cloud backup service Crashplan for Home on Oct 23, 2018 and will focus instead on its business services   —  If you rely on Crashplan as a remote backup for your computer, you're going to have to find an alternative in short order.
Aug 22, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
HTC cuts Vive VR headset's price by $200, to $599, to remain competitive with Oculus Rift   —  You knew HTC wouldn't let the Oculus Rift's price cut go unanswered for long.  As of today, HTC has permanently lowered the price of the Vive headset by $200, to $599.
Aug 21, 2017, 3:25 AMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Qualcomm unveils new Spectra depth-sensing camera tech, expected to be part of the next flagship Snapdragon Mobile Platform   —  Dual cameras are so passé.  Qualcomm is getting ready to define the next generation of cameras for the Android ecosystem.
Aug 15, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Andrew Tarantola / Engadget:
MIT researchers unveil Pensieve, a machine learning system for enabling smoother streaming of high-quality online video with less rebuffering   —  The “Pensieve” system automatically adjusts video quality based on network conditions  —  Buffering and pixelation are the scourge of streaming video.
Aug 15, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Moto Z2 Force review: top-tier performance, shatterproof screen works but is prone to scratches, not water-resistant, and battery life could be better   —  Last year, Motorola pulled off a stunning feat: It built the first modular smartphones worth using.  The Moto Z and Z Force played nice …
Aug 3, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
Google brings its Trusted Contacts location sharing app to iOS and updates the Android app with new features   —  Google released Trusted Contacts for Android at the end of last year as an app version of Facebook's Safety Check that automatically shares your phone's status to close friends and family.
Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Roberto Baldwin / Engadget:
Waze mapping software is now a part of Android Auto, joining Google Maps   —  Google Maps has become the de facto way to get from point A to point B. But for commuters and Uber/Lyft drivers, Waze — with Google's transit information overlaid and crowdsourced data — has become invaluable.
Jul 26, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google begins rollout of Google Play Protect, which scans apps for malware, to Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 or later   —  Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps.  The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen …
Jul 19, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context

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