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Netflix is dropping support for older Samsung smart TVs in December

If you have an older Samsung or Vizio smart TV, you may have noticed a message from Netflix pop up on your screen. This week, Netflix began notifying customers that it will no longer support Samsung smart TVs, circa 2010 and 2011, or Vizio sma…

Incognito Mode for Google Maps has arrived on Android

Earlier this month Google announced that its new Incognito feature for Maps had started to roll out, and now it should be here on your Android devices. Android Police points out a post on the support page from yesterday indicating that the rol…

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…