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Sam Byford / The Verge:
Nintendo's Switch Online app, which provides access to voice chat, game invites, and game-specific services, is now available on iOS and Android   —  After launching the Switch without an online service to speak of, Nintendo has released the iOS and Android app that will be required for much of the system's internet functionality.
Jul 19, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google's search app on Android and iOS gets an algorithmic news feed of articles, videos, and other links; feed allows topic follows and other customizations   —  Searching for relevance  —  Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content.
Jul 19, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Snap is now selling its Spectacles on Amazon, at the same $129.99 price   —  Remember when people waited in long lines for them?  —  After introducing them to the world with buzzy, pop-up vending machine drops and then eventually expanding to direct web orders, Snap has begun selling its Spectacles camera glasses through Amazon.
Jul 18, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Bluetooth SIG releases the specification for Bluetooth Mesh, which allows Bluetooth 4 and 5 devices to communicate in a mesh network   —  Yay, another smart home standard  —  There's a long-running fight between wireless standards to be the one and only to connect all the smart devices in your home.
Jul 18, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
Samsung Pay adds PayPal as a payment method while PayPal's Braintree merchants can now add Samsung Pay as a checkout option in US   —  Samsung Pay will soon accept PayPal as a payment method in addition to bank accounts, credit cards, and gift cards.  It's a tiny update that could be useful …
Jul 17, 2017, 10:45 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft is launching a dedicated LinkedIn app for Windows 10   —  Microsoft is bringing one of its LinkedIn goals to life today with the launch of a dedicated LinkedIn app for Windows 10.  The software giant finalized its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn more than six months ago …
Jul 17, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Jul 17, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
The real problem in US is near total lack of ISP competition; FCC's net neutrality plans only enable ISPs to extract more profits with no incentives to reinvest   —  Why does this keep happening?  —  FCC chairman Ajit Pai is fond of saying that “the internet was not broken in 2015” …
Jul 16, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
iFixit teardown confirms Note 7 Fan Edition is just a Note 7 with a new, smaller battery   —  Like a phoenix from the ashes, Samsung's ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 has emerged from the fires of its battery woes reborn as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition, a refurbished Note 7 that, hopefully, won't explode.
Jul 16, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report: Amazon is considering giving Alexa developers access to transcripts of what people say when their applications are used   —  A substantial shift in Amazon's stance on consumer privacy  —  Amazon is considering granting third-party app developers access to transcripts of audio recordings saved …
Jul 12, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context

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