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Waze shows how much you have to pay at the tollgate

Waze is adding another useful piece of information you may want to know before going a particular way. It’s adding estimated toll prices to a route’s data panel whenever applicable, putting it alongside that route’s ETA and traffic situation. If you…

Apple disables its walkie-talkie Watch app due to vulnerability

Apple has disabled its Walkie Talkie Watch app due to a vulnerability that could’ve allowed someone to listen in on other iPhones, the company told Techcrunch. In a statement, Apple said that the vulnerability — which requires specific conditions an…

MIT’s tiny walking robot could eventually build other, bigger robots

A mobile motor created by a team at MIT could change the way we view and build robots. The robot consists of five tiny fundamental parts that have the ability to assemble and disassemble into different functional devices — with the end goal of having …

In the search for extraterrestrial life, we should look to exomoons

Traditionally scientists have looked to other planets for signs of life, but a new study by an astrophysicist from the University of Lincoln, U.K., suggests we may be more successful if we started looking at moons as well.

Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat

No, it’s not just you — many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some regions on June 2nd (they’re still affected as we write…

The Morning After: Apple’s future without iTunes

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Welcome to your weekend! We’re preparing for WWDC and E3 next week and, of course, there’s plenty of information to help you get caught up before the press conferences start. Otherwise, let’s take a look at some…

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves

GE’s lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a “scan-to-c…

Google Lens dining and translation filters roll out this week

Google is acting quickly on its plans to bring clever new filters to Lens. The search firm is starting to roll out its promised Dining and Translate filters to Lens on Android and iOS, giving you some potential time savers. Translate is like…

Beatport’s streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks

DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tra…

‘Minecraft’ has sold 176 million copies worldwide

Microsoft announced that it has sold 176 million copies of Minecraft, quite a big hop over the 156 million figure they revealed just seven months ago. Despite more buzz around games like Fortnite, Microsoft has kept the game fresh with things …