Google’s Pixel Tablet may run 64-bit-only Android 13

Google’s upcoming Pixel Tablet might run a 64-bit-only version of Android when it launches sometime next year.
The search giant didn’t reveal much about the Pixel Tablet when it announced the device at its Google I/O developer conference in May, and we’ve mostly been in the dark about it since….

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Google Cloud will shutter its IoT Core service next year

Google Cloud announced this week that it’s shutting down its IoT Core service, giving customers a year to move to a partner to manage their IoT devices. The announcement appeared at the top of the IoT Core web page this week with little fanfare. The company also sent an email to customers announcing the change.

Link: Google Cloud will shutter its IoT Core service next year
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Daily deals August 17: $60 off Apple TV 4K, $110 off Series 7 Apple watch, more

Wednesday’s best deals include $110 off an Apple Watch Series 7, $297 for an LG 27-inch 4K HDR monitor, refurbished iPhones from $139, and much more.
Every day, AppleInsider searches online retailers to find offers and discounts on items including Apple hardware, upgrades, smart TVs, and…

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The best buried Android 13 treasures

If you’ve got a Google Pixel phone, it’s time to rejoice — for some shiny new software is on its way to you this week. Android 13, Google’s latest and greatest Android version, officially made its landing on Monday and is in the midst of rolling out to current Pixel devices as we speak. That means if you’ve got a Pixel 4 or higher, it should be showing up in your sweaty person-palms any moment now.

Link: The best buried Android 13 treasures
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Horned woman births demon baby in trailer for mobile game Bloodline: Heroes of Lithas

Goat Games, publisher of international mobile games based in Guangzhou, China, has rolled out a visceral ad campaign to launch its game Bloodline: Heroes of Lithas.The free-to-play card-based RPG for iOS and Android creates generations of playable heroes by harnessing the power of bloodlines to…

Link: Horned woman births demon baby in trailer for mobile game Bloodline: Heroes of Lithas
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Mozilla finds 18 of 25 popular reproductive health apps leak

It’s official: your period and/or pregnancy tracker will probably share your data with law enforcement. And they might even do it on purpose. Eighteen of 25 reproductive health apps and wearable devices reviewed by Mozilla received a *Privacy Not Included warning label – meaning they have problems when it comes to protecting users’ privacy and security.

Link: Mozilla finds 18 of 25 popular reproductive health apps leak
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Most Pregnancy Apps Are Terrible at Keeping Your Data Private

Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP (Getty Images)Log on to your Apple Store or Google Play account, and you’ll find dozens of apps that say they’ll keep track of your time of the month or that’ll help you know the status of your little bun in the oven. They’re also keeping track of you, and it’s become…

Link: Most Pregnancy Apps Are Terrible at Keeping Your Data Private
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Period and pregnancy tracking apps have bad privacy protections, report finds

Most popular period and pregnancy tracking apps don’t have strong privacy protections, according to a new analysis from researchers at Mozilla. Leaky privacy policies in health apps are always a problem, but issues that fall into this particular category are especially concerning now that…

Link: Period and pregnancy tracking apps have bad privacy protections, report finds
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5 Linux command line classes from Coursera

Whether you want to learn Linux command line basics or advanced skills, these Coursera classes have you covered.

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Linux is one of the popular operating systems and has seen wide adoption across the globe. It is an open-source, Unix-based operating system with many…

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What is Private DNS Mode on Android and how do you enable it?

DNS stands for Domain Name Service, and it’s at the heart of the internet. DNS makes it such that you don’t have to type an IP address to get where you want to go. Without DNS, instead of just typing, say, “Google” into your browser, you’d have to remember an address like 142.251.16.100. In other words, DNS makes the internet user-friendly.

Link: What is Private DNS Mode on Android and how do you enable it?
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How to install Android 13 on your Pixel phone

Android 13 has landed a bit early for Pixel devices and brings some important updates to the platform, especially by way of polish to some of the new bits found in Android 12. This is one of the big benefits of having a Pixel smartphone as your daily driver — you get the latest and greatest…

Link: How to install Android 13 on your Pixel phone
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Apple reportedly lays off recruiters in push to slow hiring and spending

Apple Inc. has reportedly laid off contract-based recruiters as part of a push to slow hiring and spending.
Mark Gurman at Bloomberg, referencing people with knowledge of the matter, claims that Apple has laid off about 100 recruiters in its offices in Texas, Singapore and other locations because…

Link: Apple reportedly lays off recruiters in push to slow hiring and spending
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