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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
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is rolling out to all Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users in the US today   —  The voice component of Samsung's Bixby assistant has been a long time in coming.  The company was quick to boast about its AI helper at the Galaxy S8 launch, but revealed that the signature voice feature …
Jul 19, 2017, 12:45 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
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Yandex debuts first self-driving car prototype, which is currently limited to closed-circuit driving, with public tests expected in 2018   —  When Russia's Yandex revealed that it, too, was working on self-driving cars, it was hard not to be a bit skeptical.
May 31, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Sony announces its 13.3" E Ink tablet, with 1,650x2,200 resolution and NFC unlocking, available in the US in June for $700   —  Did you see Sony's second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader?  If so, you'll get to do something about it very soon.
May 30, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
SpaceX launches are seldom boring , but its next mission will be notable precisely for what isn't happening.  Elon Musk's outfit is poised to launch the Inmarsat-5 F4 broadband satellite on May 15th at 7:20PM ET, and the payload is both so heavy (13,448lbs) and going into such a high orbit …
May 15, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Uber introduces Saved Places so users can bookmark frequent destinations, available now to US riders on Android and iOS   —  Unless you're traveling home, it can be a pain to pick out a favorite destination in Uber's app.  It's often easier to dig through your history than to punch in the address …
May 10, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
PietSmietTV, a startup that streams gameplay videos 24 hours a day via Twitch and YouTube, ordered to apply for broadcast TV license by German regulators   —  You might want to think twice about running a non-stop livestream just because you can — at least in Germany, regulators will want to have a word with you.
Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Lenovo launches Tab 4, Tab 4 Plus series of Android tablets in 8- and 10-inch editions, starting at $109 and $199, and a $199 10-inch Miix 320 Windows 2-in-1   —  If it wasn't already clear that Lenovo is trying to cover every conceivable tablet niche, it is now.
Feb 27, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X20 LTE modem promises 1.2Gbps download speeds on mobile; products using it not expected until first half of 2018   —  Just because true 5G wireless is edging closer doesn't mean that 4G's peak speeds can't improve in the meantime.  Qualcomm has unveiled a new LTE modem …
Feb 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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