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Mariella Moon / Engadget:
YouTube updates policies to ensure that LGBTQ+ videos without graphic content are allowed in Restricted Mode   —  YouTube has updated its policies to explicitly state that any LGBTQ+-themed video with no graphic/mature language and content is allowed in Restricted Mode.
Jun 20, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Qualcomm unveils reference design for smart speakers with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, also announces new chips for wireless audio products   —  The smart speaker trend started with Amazon's Echo, and now includes Google Home and Apple HomePod, but it could get a lot more crowded thanks to Qualcomm.
Jun 18, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
YouTube intros heatmaps for VR, letting creators see where viewers look during 360° videos, says viewers spend 75% of their time looking at front 90 degrees   —  YouTube's growing library of VR content is a definite asset in Google's struggle to dominate the virtual reality sphere.
Jun 17, 2017, 1:10 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Microsoft unveils Modern Keyboard with a fingerprint sensor, which works either wired or via Bluetooth 4.0, compatible with Windows 8-10, Android, and macOS   —  Microsoft has quietly unveiled the Modern Mouse and Modern Keyboard, its next generation of Windows 10 input devices that match the latest Surface models in design and finish.
Jun 16, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Mobile roaming charges now dropped across 28 EU countries, for users living in an EU country for at least 8 months each year   —  It's been a long time in coming and had plenty of trials and tribulations, but it's finally here: mobile roaming is now free in the EU.
Jun 15, 2017, 5:50 AMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
The Surface Laptop is the pinnacle of design   —  Just a few years ago, the idea that Microsoft could be one of the most exciting PC makers around would have seemed insane.  The first Surface didn't inspire much hope.  (I distinctly remember wanting to throw it out of a window during my review).
Jun 13, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
What to expect from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, and Bethesda at E3 2017   —  Dazzling press conferences.  Heart-stopping trailers.  A convention center packed with video games large and small.  E3 is a magical week for anyone who likes to spend their free time pushing buttons on plastic gamepads.
Jun 10, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Apple's Venmo competitor is built into iMessage   —  Apple was rumored to be building its own competitor to services like Venmo and Paypal, and today at WWDC the company confirmed it was expanding the Apple Pay empire.  Senior VP of software Craig Federighi announced that Apple Pay would come to iMessage with iOS 11.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:33 PMIn context
Mallory Locklear / Engadget:
Samsung Connect Home Smart WiFi System ships on July 2, preorders start on June 4 from $170   —  Samsung's oh-so-smoothly named Connect Home Smart WiFi System now has a launch date and pricing structure.  The router, which was announced in March, also has a SmartThings hub built right in …
Jun 2, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Rob LeFebvre / Engadget:
Report: code inside Facebook app refers to Talk, an unreleased messaging app for teens that may provide parental controls for filtering contacts   —  As Snapchat continues to rule among the teen set, Facebook continues to take a more active role in encouraging younger folks to use its own communication apps.
Jun 2, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context

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