Tag: Devices

Amazon Echo’s spooky sounds and stories can get you ready for Halloween. Here’s how

Your Echo can make your private home spooky. Chris Monroe/CNET Spooky season is right here. That means it is time to pick costumes, sweet and cue up your favorite Halloween movies. But Alexa has a couple of methods to assist you get within the Halloween spirit, too. Your Amazon Echo system can play spooky sounds all through…

BeeHero’s precision pollination platform wings its way to $19M in new funding – Mymobiapps

Move over, precision agriculture — precision apiculture is what’s on the minds of all future-focused farmers. BeeHero has been rising quick since its debut and seed spherical final yr, and $19 million in new funding means it will possibly scale past its preliminary markets and discover extra makes use of for its one-of-a-kind assortment of…

Facebook whistleblower reveals identification, says company ‘chooses profits over security’

Internal paperwork printed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) not too long ago revealed that Facebook allowed VIPs to break its rules and that it was conscious of how Instagram affected the psychological well being of teenagers. Now, the whistleblower who introduced that info to gentle has revealed herself as Frances Haugen in an interview…

Stimulus money replace: Some states are sending checks. What to know

A fourth stimulus cost is not on the agenda in 2021.  Angela Lang/CNET Throughout the pandemic, three federal stimulus checks helped tens of millions cowl fundamental bills and payments. With the rise in delta variant instances and the tip of enhanced unemployment benefits, households proceed to face quite a few hardships. One petition calling for $2,000 recurring checks to all…

Child tax credit funds: October opt out deadline, remaining checks, IRS portals

The IRS is planning to problem three extra month-to-month funds this 12 months.  Sarah Tew/CNET On Sept. 15, many qualified families acquired direct deposits for the third youngster tax credit fee — paper checks will probably be arriving by way of the tip of September. The remaining funds will arrive Oct. 15, Nov. 15 and Dec. 15,…

Google Announces New Hands-Free and Speech-Free Accessibility Features for Android – Mymobiapps

Google Google is introducing two new features to make Android extra accessible for these with mobility or speech disabilities. Both options use your telephone’s entrance digicam to trace facial expressions and eye gestures, permitting you to navigate the Android interface, chat with others, or write text-to-speech messages with out utilizing contact controls or Google Assistant…