Mercedes-Benz embraces the touchscreen in the new version of MBUX

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the second generation of its MBUX infotainment system that will debut in the 2021 S-Class, which features a new touchscreen-forward user interface that requires fewer buttons. The system is powered by a new hardware suite that adds functionality and features across the car, like improvements to the “Hey Mercedes” voice command system, […]

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US sanctions make Huawei more of a security risk, says leaked report

The UK may reverse the decision it made allow Huawei as a supplier for the country’s 5G network build-out after a report concluded that US sanctions would make the Chinese telecom giant’s equipment less safe. According to the report from GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre, the restrictions on Huawei’s operations “will force the company to […]

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Google discontinues the Pixel 3A and 3A XL

Google has discontinued its mid-range, Pixel 3A and 3A XL smartphones, the company announced  on Tuesday. Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 3A,” said Google in a statement. “For people who are still interested in buying Pixel 3A, the product is available from some partners while supplies last.” That might […]

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Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 tablets are more affordable than ever, starting at $60

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 are $30 off today at Amazon and Best Buy, according to TheVerge.com. The base model with a 30GB of storage costs $60, which is usually $90. If you want the wireless charging option and to upgrade the RAM to make things a little more smooth with multiple app open, the Fire […]

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Amazon is reportedly considering adding live TV to its Prime Video service

Amazon could be planning to bolster its Prime Video service, which is mostly known for its on-demand video offerings, with live TV. There are still no details about what the new live TV service might entail, though the efforts appear to be in their early stages. One job listing says Amazon is looking for someone […]

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Germany says its coronavirus contact tracing app is ready

Berlin – Germany’s health minister said on Sunday that its contact tracing smartphone app will be launched this week. The app uses short-range Bluetooth to contact people who may have been exposed to someone who contracts the coronavirus, and does rely on a centralised database. Contract tracing involved interviewing infected people to find out where […]

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New T-Mobile tweets ‘Bye-bye, Tucker Carlson’, won’t sponsor him anymore

T-Mobile’s new CEO tweeted “Bye-bye Tucker Carlson” multiple times this week and said his company will no longer sponsor Carlson’s Fox News show after Carlson made racist comments Monday evening. In response to angry customers on Twitter, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert tweeted that the company was not currently running ads on the show and wouldn’t […]

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Airbnb reports surge in demand for local holidays

More people are booking holidays in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, reported Bloomberg. According to Airbnb’s CEO, the number of nights booked at US listings between May 17th and June 3rd was greater than the same weeks from previous year, and similar increases in other domestic holidays are being seen in other countries including […]

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