Google finally gives Wear OS left-handed support

Wear OS - Person looking at smartwatch on wrist

After dragging its heels for three and a half years, the wearable operating system will work on both wrists. Google had been losing its drive to move forward with its Wear OS wearable technology platform until Samsung came along to help. This assistance recharged the tech giant and encouraged it to take on a substantial user problem too. When Samsung came along, it helped Google to build the Wear OS 3. With that build, Google has finally opened itself to overcoming one of the major challenges its smartwatch wearers have…

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UK ICO to question Meta over child VR safety

Virtual reality - kid using VR headset

UK watchdog officials are concerned that the company isn’t doing enough to keep kids protected. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom intends to continue its questioning of Meta over the safety of its Quest 2 virtual reality headset for children, according to a recent report in The Guardian. The ICO said that it intends to enter into “further discussions” with meta over its VR compliance. This is hardly the start of the scrutiny Meta has faced over the child safety efforts it has and has not made…

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Scanning QR codes will be faster and easier with Android 13

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The process will reportedly involve a number of shortcuts for seamless, simple, quick scans. QR codes have been around for ages but really came into their own over the last couple of years as the need for contactless but convenient methods of checking in, subscribing, obtaining information or even paying for goods and services rose dramatically in importance. That said, it became clear that the process of scanning quick response codes could use improvements. For a long time, even the functionality for scanning QR codes wasn’t built in on phones.…

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OnwardMobility to launch 5G BlackBerry with physical keyboard

5G BlackBerry - BlackBerry Smartphone with keyboard

The company that acquired the brand has confirmed that it is bringing the smartphone to life. “Contrary to popular belief, we are not dead,” said a statement from OnwardMobility as it announced its intentions to launch a 5G BlackBerry smartphone featuring the much-loved physical keyboard. OnwardMobility is the owner of the brand and has underscored its commitment to the smartphone. OnwardMobility acquired the brand early in 2021. Shortly after the acquisition, it announced that it was already working on a new 5G BlackBerry phone. Even then, it was confirming that…

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Content Ideas for Your Business Intranet

what is the intranet

There are loads of benefits you can enjoy from investing in intranet software for your business and there are also some things you can implement to allow you to make the most out of the software. This piece will discuss some of the ways in which you can make the most out of your intranet and encourage communication and cohesion between employees, and boost engagement. Read on to find some inspiration for content ideas for your business intranet so you can collect important data for your business. Create An Interesting…

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