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Holding Space in Chrome OS gives quick access to screenshots and downloads from the Shelf

Google is working on a new feature for Chrome OS that’s internally called Holding Space. It’s designed to give Chromebook users quick access to recently downloaded files and screenshots. According to Chrome Story, the new feature is made available behind a flag in the most recent versions of the Chrome OS Canary branch. The purpose of the Holding Shelf...

OnePlus acknowledges the delay in updates for the OnePlus 5 and 5T since the Android 10 release

OnePlus on Friday finally acknowledged the lack of recent software updates for the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T, with the company saying it’s still performing tests on a new OxygenOS update to squash a bug related to a communication module. OxygenOS Product Lead Gary C. said the update is being processed “at the highest priority by the product team,”...

You can finally stop timers and alarms from Google Nest speakers in other rooms

Here’s a scenario for you: You set an alarm on the Google Nest Mini in your bedroom, but before it goes off, you go downstairs. The alarm then goes off, and it refuses to stop chirping until you hoof it back upstairs and tell that specific Nest Mini to shut up. That’s how Google’s smart speakers used to work. Thankfully, the search giant has quietly...

Google Chromecast with Google TV and Nest Audio smart speaker leak again before launch

In the not too distant future, Google will reportedly launch a Chromecast with Google TV and a Nest Audio smart speaker. We’ve seen evidence of both devices on more than one occasion over the last several weeks, and both devices have again been leaked courtesy of WinFuture. First up, WinFuture has obtained some clean product images of “Sabrina,” a...

Today’s Top Tech Deals: $255 Sony WH1000XM3 Headphones, $270 50″ 4K Smart TV, and More!

There is some wild news coming out of the U.S. today, with the Department of Commerce moving to ban TikTok and WeChat from app stores. Interestingly enough, the keyword ‘VPNs‘ is tending on Twitter right now–that’s curious, isn’t it? It’s a pretty weird state of affairs this Friday. Regardless, today’s top tech deals include a low-cost 4K smart TV,...

XDA Developer’s Three-Day VIP Annual Sale

Learning new skills is a great way to find work or improve your earning potential. Of course, good training can be quite expensive — but not this weekend at the XDA Depot. Right now, you can take an extra 60% off the courses below when you use code VIPSALE60 by 9/20. The Complete 2020 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle This bundle of 14 courses...

Breaking: USA bans WeChat and TikTok from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store

The US Commerce Department has announced prohibitions banning people in the US from downloading TikTok and WeChat in reponse to a pair of executive orders signed by US President Donald Trump in August. In a press release on the matter, the US Department of Commerce noted: “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has demonstrated the means and motives to...

[Update: Reinstated] Paytm removed from Google Play Store for policy violations, likely due to its fantasy gaming platform

Update 1 (09/18/2020 @ 10:55 AM ET): The main Paytm app has been reinstated. Scroll to the bottom for more information. The article as published on September 18, 2020, at 07:10 AM EST, is preserved below. Back before Google Tez had not made its debut in India, one of the most dominant platforms for online payments in the country was Paytm. Paytm made...

GitHub launches its command line interface, GitHub CLI, for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Earlier this year in February, GitHub rolled out a beta version of its command line interface. The GitHub CLI was initially rolled out for GitHub Team and Enterprise Cloud on macOS, Windows, and Linux, allowing developers to seamlessly contribute to projects on GitHub. Since then, users have created over 250,000 pull requests, performed over 350,000...

Sony WH-1000XM4 ANC headphones launched in India for ₹29,990 (~$410)

Sony is among the most reputed brands when it comes to audio products, including a variety of headsets. Its WH-1000XM3 Bluetooth headphones with active noise cancellation (ANC) have been widely appreciated for their sound quality, comfort, and battery longevity. Last month, Sony revealed their successor globally, and now, the Sony WH-1000XM4 ANC headphones...

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