Nathan Weaver

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YouTube Kids gets a new design and kid profiles

YouTube Kids, the company’s child-friendly app, has gotten a bit of an overhaul today. Two years after it launched, YouTube Kids now has a refreshed design, along with kid profiles that will allow you to tailor the viewing experience for your children. The app will also change based on your child’s …

Kids
Google

Google's AI is no smarter than a 6-year-old, study says

Chinese researchers also found Google’s artificial intelligence technology to be twice as smart as Apple's Siri.<p>Google's AlphaGo may have unseated Ke Jie as the Go world champion this year, but the artificial intelligence behind AlphaGo is actually no smarter than a 6-year-old child.<p>A study …

Artificial Intelligence

OneDrive Announcements at Ignite 2017

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Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links.<p>“We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox told me.<p>Cox said he actually developed Index for his own personal use five years ago. And while he …

Apps

Google will no longer develop Nik Collection

Google will stop providing updates for its Nik Collection suite of plug-in photo editing tools. The 'announcement' comes by way of a banner at the …

Asus, HP, and Lenovo will all build ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft is revealing its partners for Windows 10 ARM-powered PCs at Computex today. Asus, HP, and Lenovo will be the first PC makers to develop what are described as “mobile PCs” powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor. Microsoft first revealed its plans to bring Windows desktop …

Mobile Technology

The 8 biggest new features in Android N

Android N may not yet have a name, but we already know a lot about it. Google has been iterating on its ubiquitous mobile OS far more publicly than usual, issuing a couple of developer preview versions earlier this year and now releasing a "beta-quality" build that it says is ready for regular …

Beta Testing

Google's Modular Phone, Project Ara, Is Launching Next Year

Project Ara, Google’s plan for a modular phone that you snap together like Legos, looked like it was never going to see the light of day. A plan to launch in Puerto Rico was cancelled last year.<p>But at Google’s developer conference on Friday, Google announced that it’s finally almost ready. Google …

Mobile Technology

Meet Fluent, Microsoft’s New Design System

You're reading Meet Fluent, Microsoft’s New Design System, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Build Developer Conference

How to Embed Images from Google Photos into your Website

Google Photos is the best service for backing up your digital photos to the cloud. They have no storage restrictions, you can upload images as well …

Google Photos

Google Classroom: Now open to even more learners

Starting today, G Suite for Education administrators will see updated Classroom settings that give them new controls over who can join their classes …

Education Technology

Todoist Preview for Windows 10 is now available on Windows phones!

Our users have been waiting to use the Todoist app on their Windows phones for a long time. Today, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re releasing a …

Windows Phone

Google+ now supports link opening in Chrome Custom Tabs

Some Google+ users are finding that links are now opening in Chrome Custom Tabs rather than the full Chrome app or another default browser. Not everyone is seeing the change though, making it look like yet another server-side switch.<p>Previously, tapping a link in G+ would launch a new window for …

Google

VLC finally available for Chrome OS

When in doubt of whether you’ll be able to play some obscure media file or not, just download VLC. That has been our philosophy for a long time. VLC is famous for supporting the largest variety of media formats. I have personally never encountered a file which doesn’t work with this player, and now …

Google

Google Photos Gets Easy-To-Use Shared Albums

Since breaking off into its own product, Google Photos has been on a bit of a roll as far as adding new features quickly. One such feature is rolling out today — shared albums. I’ve been playing around with the feature that was originally announced back at Google’s event in September for about a …

Google Photos
Microsoft Windows

Google Calendar adds reminders so you can nag yourself into getting stuff done

Google Calendar is getting a big feature update today: Reminders. It means Calendar can now nag you until you complete a task.<p>Reminders – available now on Android and iOS – are set to recur daily until you dismiss them permanently. They’ll show up at the top of your Calendar list each day along …

Building a Strategy for Google+ Collections - Part One

Google+ is in the process of a redesign which focuses heavily on <b>Communities</b> and <b>Collections</b>. <br>The screenshot below shows the landing experience for new …

Amazon Storybuilder and Storywriter - Andy Goldman

I found some new writing tools tonight and they got me so excited I figured I’d give them a quick review. They’re called Amazon Storybuilder and …

Amazon Studios

Google now lets you join Hangouts as a guest, no account needed

The worst thing about organizing an online meeting is squabbling over platform. Should you choose WebEx? Skype? Google? Your decision just got a little easier. As of today, you no longer need to have a Google account to join a meeting Hosted on Hangouts -- just a link.<p>Sound familiar? It should: …

Web

TL;DR<p>Google+ goes completely responsive.<p>We hit our goal of never downloading more than 60k of HTML, 60k of JavaScript and 60k of CSS at any one …

Remnants of a Failed Utopia in the Former Soviet Union

Sometimes, as he traveled through former Soviet territories, photographer Danila Tkachenko waited days or weeks for the right amount of snow. To capture his vision of the abandoned spaceports and oil field pump jacks littering the land, “I needed a lot of snow falling,” he says. “This created a …

Xbox One Windows 10 update begins rolling out

After months of teasing, beta testing and announcements, the Xbox One's big update for Windows 10, an all-new UI and backwards compatibility with some Xbox 360 games will arrive tomorrow. According to Major Nelson, the new software will start rolling out at 3AM ET, although we wouldn't advise …

Google's new 'About me' privacy settings explained

Google is in the process of rolling out a new way to control your identity across its services, called Google About me.<p>The main About me page mostly …

Google Photos

Social Share, the latest Garage app, makes it easier to share your presentations

Social Share makes it easy to share presentations with your social network. Share snapshots of slides or even the entire presentation as a photo …