Fuchsia Friday: Respecting user privacy after all

Reports emerged yesterday about the future of Fuchsia OS, including a five-year plan to replace Android. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at one interesting aspect of the report that has sparked keen interest, specifically where Fuchsia will stand on user privacy. more…

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Walmart Wants to Make Vudu Be like Netflix

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/20/vudu-subscription-netflix-rival-walmart/">Walmart Wants to Make Vudu Be like Netflix</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Quick reply support for Chrome on Android in testing

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_chrome-flag-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-448840 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_chrome-flag-hero-728x400.png" width="668" height="367" /></a></p> <p>Quick replies were first introduced around two years ago with Android 7.0 Nougat, making it more convenient for everyone to respond to messages without having to open a new app for each one. Google is now testing quick replies for Chrome on Android, though the feature isn't yet accessible to any of us commonfolk.</p> <p><span id="more-504297"></span></p> <p>Websites can already send notifications via Chrome on Android devices, but quick reply support would make things much more streamlined for chat-related sites.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/20/quick-reply-support-chrome-android-testing/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/20/quick-reply-support-chrome-android-testing/'>Quick reply support for Chrome on Android in...

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Smartwatches and other accessories face looming threat of new Chinese-import tariffs

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/fitbit-charge-hr.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504295" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/fitbit-charge-hr-728x408.png" alt="" width="668" height="374" /></a></p> <p>The world of international commerce is a complicated one, and the particular path a product takes as it evolves from raw materials, to discrete components, to a final, assembled gadget can have a big impact on what it ends up costing. Right now, shoppers in the U.S. are concerned about what impact new tariffs on Chinese imports might have on all manner of consumer goods, from cars to portable electronics. Now some newly published rulings spell out exactly what what kinds of gadgets we may be about...

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Save almost 40% on the iWord Electronic Digital Drum Kit

Ringo Starr, Phil Collins, Dave Grohl, Animal from The Muppets… the list of legendary drummers is endless, and the drums are about as rock and roll as it gets. Whether you’re looking for an affordable way to give the drums a bash (pun intended) or just to practice your skills on the go, this digital […]

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[Update: Refunds for pre-deal purchases] Deal alert: Essential’s 360-degree camera is an insane $19 right now

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/07/20 2:51pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/20/deal-alert-essentials-360-degree-camera-insane-19-right-now/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/07/20 2:51pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> There are reports that Essential is also issuing partial refunds for orders placed before the sale related to the recently discounted merchandise. If you ordered any of the sale</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nexus2cee_e12.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-503579" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/nexus2cee_e12-728x437.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="401" /></a></p> <p>Essential and Amazon busted out one of the biggest deals this year when they dropped the PH-1 to an all-time low price of $250 for Prime Day. But, it turns out that's not the...

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AT&T Loads Up for 5G with More US Cities

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/20/att-5g-cities-2018-rollout/">AT&T Loads Up for 5G with More US Cities</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Gorilla Glass vs Dragontrail Glass vs tempered glass and beyond

Corning Gorilla Glass 6 has just been announced, marking the latest version of the popular scratch-resistant glass for smartphones and tablets. The technology has been protecting a wide variety of phones for years now, but it’s not the only solution on the market. Dragontrail Glass, Sapphire, and tempered glass are all popular options. So how […]

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Mega Man 11 reveals its latest robot master, Torch Man

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/20/mega-man-11-reveals-robot-master-torch-man/">Mega Man 11 reveals its latest robot master, Torch Man</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Chrome OS is experimenting with a centered shelf layout

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-20-at-3.46.31-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-504274" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-20-at-3.46.31-PM-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The team behind Chrome OS is often testing new features via flags, and the latest of these is a centered shelf layout. The concept is pretty simple - the apps you have on your taskbar, called a 'shelf' by Google, get centered with this flag. Fancy stuff.</p> <p><span id="more-504272"></span></p> <p>In this experiment, the pinned apps are on the left, while the other icons are on the right. I would say the change is reminiscent of macOS's taskbar, but it's kind of hard to claim given that this is just a matter...

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Google Pay adds support for Revolut in the UK

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/google-pay-thumbnail-icon.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-thumbnail wp-image-495087" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/google-pay-thumbnail-icon-150x150.png" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a></p> <p>As US financial institutions continue to cozy up to Google Pay by the dozens, banks in other regions have been rolling out support more slowly. It's significant, then, when a sizable institution abroad announces support for the platform. Revolut is a pretty big deal, having passed 2 million users <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/07/revolut-has-2-million-users-to-launch-commission-free-trading-service.html">last month</a>, and the UK-based digital banking service has recently made such an announcement.</p> <p>Revolut isn't listed on the <a href="https://support.google.com/pay/answer/7351534">Google Pay support page</a> yet, but it's begun notifying its users of the change by email.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/20/google-pay-adds-support-revolut-uk/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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9to5Mac Daily: July 20, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/07/9to5Mac-Daily-07-20-2018.mp3 more…

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