YouTube for tvOS updated w/ navigation and scrubbing improvements, more

The controversial YouTube app for tvOS has been updated this evening with some notable performance improvements. The update greatly improves navigation throughout the app, and includes interface tweaks and improvements to scrolling. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip With today’s update, scrolling throughout the YouTube app for tvOS is far easier and smoother. In the past, scrolling […]

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Download the wallpaper from the leaked iPhone XS image right here

Earlier today, Apple announced its September 12th event at Steve Jobs Theater, where we expect three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch to be unveiled. Shortly after, we got an exclusive look at an of the iPhone XS in two different sizes: 5.8″ (same as with the current iPhone X) and 6.5″ (a “plus” version), as […]

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Sony Xperia XZ3 hands-on: Keeping up with the times

If you can’t keep up with Sony’s releases, you’re not alone. The Japanese manufacturer is known for the rapid cadence at which it launches new smartphone iterations, and we’ve come to expect a (slightly) revamped Xperia model at every major mobile trade show. IFA 2018 is no exception. Read: Sony Xperia XZ3 announced: Same design […]

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Firefox will block tracking scripts by default, starting in 2019

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/firefox-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-512164" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/firefox-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>Mozilla has always been a strong advocate for internet privacy. More recently, Mozilla has been working on <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.mozilla.focus">Firefox Focus</a>, a simplified browser that blocks all trackers/cookies and erases browsing data after you close the app. Now the company wants to take privacy a step further, by blocking all tracking scripts by default on the main Firefox browser.<span id="more-512163"></span></p> <p>"Many of the harms of unchecked data collection are completely opaque to users and experts alike," Mozilla said in a blog post, "only to be revealed piecemeal by <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/17/facebook-cambridge-analytica-kogan-data-algorithm">major data breaches</a>.<div...

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Philips announces upcoming Siri Shortcuts integration for the Hue app

Philips announced today at IFA 2018 in Berlin that it will update the Hue app for iOS with support for Siri Shortcuts. With Siri Shortcuts integration, Hue users will be able to further customize their Shortcuts to include Hue-specific lighting settings. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip As reported by iCulture, this means users will not need […]

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127: A (big!) small Pixel 3 leak, IFA Android day, Google Assistant news | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the biggest of the small Pixel 3 leaks so far, a ton of new Android phones, some Google Assistant news, our review of the Titan Security Key, and more. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/08/9to5google-daily-127.mp3 Deal: Get […]

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ZTE reveals €649 Axon 9 Pro, forgets why people liked the Axon 7

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Axon-7-back-and-side.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512162" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Axon-7-back-and-side-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>ZTE is now <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/13/us-commerce-department-officially-lifts-trade-ban-zte/">back in business</a>, and today at IFA it revealed its latest Axon flagship phone — which won't be coming to the US. With no Axon 8, ZTE has jumped straight up to the Axon 9 (with a superfluous "Pro" suffix). In its short keynote, the company was adamant that it was striving "once again to improve the impressive sound of Axon," and apparently the best way to do that was by <em>removing </em>the Axon 7's high-end analog audio/headphone jack experience.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/30/zte-reveals-e649-axon-9-pro-forgets-people-liked-axon-7/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/30/zte-reveals-e649-axon-9-pro-forgets-people-liked-axon-7/'>ZTE...

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Electrolux smart ovens will work with Google Assistant in early 2019

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/electrolux-google-header.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-512152" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/electrolux-google-header.jpg" alt="" width="940" height="520" /></a></p> <p>I personally would never want an oven that is connected to the internet, but if you happen to have a smart oven from Electrolux, here's some good news for you. The company announced today that its smart ovens will soon have Google Assistant support, allowing you to change temperatures or turn the oven on/off with voice commands.<span id="more-512150"></span></p> <p>"By linking a connected oven to the Google Assistant," Electrolux said, "consumers will receive help with daily functions such as turning their oven on and off, selecting the right cooking program and desired...

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9to5Mac Daily: August 30, 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/6/2018/08/9to5Mac-Daily-08-30-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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