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Amazon Mayday live video support silently ending

It’s probably quite telling when a feature that was launched with much fuss and fanfare is suddenly being retired without even a whisper. Then again, Amazon’s Mayday video calling customer support feature has been around for five years, which is a long time for something that may have ended up not being that successful beyond its first year. It may … Continue reading

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Andy Android emulator installer could be installing a cryptominer

Android has, justified or not, earned a reputation of being easily compromised by malware, especially when installing apps from third-party sources. On the desktop side, that has traditionally been Windows’ infamy.

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Google Pixelbook Windows 10 certification could be coming

Google could be working on Windows 10 for Pixelbook support, with the Chromebook getting official compatibility with Microsoft’s OS. Launched late last year, the Pixelbook is Google’s latest Chrome OS notebook but, though the initial response was generally positive, some insisted it was a missed opportunity too.

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Google may be working on a way to run Windows 10 on a Pixel

Google's Pixelbook is a high-end laptop that runs Chrome OS. If you're looking to do more with the hardware, like run Windows apps, you may soon be in luck.

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Adobe fix: If you’ve got Flash, you’ve got a problem

Today the folks behind Adobe software safety revealed a fix for a flaw for Flash. You might not use Flash actively – you might not even realize it’s on your computer (desktop computer, that is,) but there it might very well be. Good news for Apple computer users is this bit of malware seems to be relegated to Windows.

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HP Chromebox G2 mini desktops with USB-C are now available

The HP Chromebox G2 mini desktop announced in January is now available to purchase. HP added the device to its online store today, where it promptly sold out in certain configurations. The device, like most Chromebox models, resembles a set-top box, but packs Google’s Chrome OS as an alternative to Chromebook laptops.

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NASA shares first GOES-17 image of Earth’s Western Hemisphere

NASA has shared the first image captured by the GOES-17 spacecraft. The image was taken with the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) and was debuted for the first time publicly this week.

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OnePlus 6 Face Unlock fooled by photo, no surprise there

Not all smartphone face unlock features are created equal.

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Google app bug shows your SMS history, Internet goes crazy

Developers, especially game developers, are known for hiding unrelated, surprising, and often useless features or pieces of code known as “Easter Eggs”.

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Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games

With the release of Chrome 66 last month, the browser began automatically muting sound on videos by default. The only problem is that this tweak silenced a number of web games and art projects, which weren't built for the new feature. Now the Chrome...

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