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Android’s Phone App May Gain Native Recording and Transcribing Features
Recording phone calls on Android may get a whole lot easier in the future. According to 9to5Google and XDA-Developers, Google is working on implementing recording and transcribing features into its Phone app. The tricky part, of course, is keeping everything legal and kosher.
There’s Nothing Wrong with Vertical Video
We’re taught that vertical video is amateurish, unnatural, and a crime against humanity. But there’s absolutely nothing wrong with the format. It plays a bigger role in life than you’d imagine, and it feels so natural we hardly ever think of it.
Nomad’s New AirPods Pro Case is Sexy As Hell
Yo dawg, I heard you like cases, so I want to show you this case for your AirPods Pro case. Seriously though—the AirPods Pro case (and regular AirPods for that matter) is boring. Plain-ass white is just bland, so Nomad is here to spruce it up for you.
Updated: Ring’s Doorbell App May Be Sharing Identifiable User Data With Third Parties
It’s not bad enough that Ring blames its users for its security problems, now, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), it turns out the company is sharing vast amounts of data about its users with third-party trackers. And while you can always expect some loss of privacy with smart home tech, the amount of personally identifiable information (PII) the company shares is appalling, if true.
This RavPower Battery Saved My Ass at CES
I love using CES as a time to not just get ideas of what to expect in the coming year, but also to test new products. And what better place to test a big-ass battery? I submit that there is none. This year, I went with a 20100 mAh pack from RavPower, and man did it deliver the power.
The Best Smart Thermostats for Automating or Controlling Your Home’s Temperature
Smart thermostats can totally change how you work with your home. For example, one might totally automate your temperature, while another gives you more control. We’ve compiled a list of our fave smart thermostats, and why they might be right for you.
Google Heard the Complaints About Search Ads and Will Test Changes
Recently, Google made a change to its search results that led to an outcry from some sectors of the internet. The company added favicons to organic search results, and the word “ad” in bold to any ad generated results. For some, the change felt like an effort to “trick users into clicking ads.” Now Google has heard those complaints and test changes to address the issue.