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iOS 13 lets you know if you’re deleting apps with active subscriptions

Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl… Engadget RSS Feed

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Did you know these iPhone apps record your screen while you use them?

When an app says it's collecting data for technical support or analytics purposes, it seems innocuous but a report by TechCrunch and The App Analyst found a number of iOS applications that went much further without informing users. The apps … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber could teach its AI to know when you’re drunk

Problematic transportation outfit Uber is thinking about a way to use your phone to determine if you've been drinking. A patent application was uncovered by CNN, entitled "Predicting user state using machine learning," which outlines the general idea… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Lawmakers want to know how Amazon protects Echo Dot Kids users

Amazon's Echo Dot and its accompanying version of Alexa for kids called FreeTime raised eyebrows and questions about children's privacy from the start. Now, Sen. Edward J. Markey (Massachusetts) and Rep. Joe Barton (Texas) want to know what the e-com… … Read the rest of this entry

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Mercedes Benz is building cars that know the road better than you

As we approach a blind corner on a twisty mountain road above Sunnyvale, there's a moment when I'm sitting in the passenger seat of a pre-production Mercedes Benz S-Class and I'm not not sure that the updated Intelligent Drive will … Read the rest of this entry

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LG at CES 2017: Everything you need to know

Welcome to Las Vegas and CES 2017. Today is press day, with all the big tech companies hosting hour-long media events to show off the major products they'll be releasing over the next 12 months. First up is LG, but … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook’s ‘Star Trek’ reactions show it doesn’t know jack about Spock

Today is Star Trek's 50th anniversary, marking half a century since the show first aired on September 8th 1966. Here at Engadget, we're celebrating with an ancient Trekkie tradition: Nitpicking. Today, Facebook announced that it's temporarily replaci… Engadget RSS Feed

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Windows phones will know where your fingers are before they touch

Windows phones could soon learn a new trick from their Kinect cousins: the ability to see. Microsoft Research released a new video late last month that demonstrates the prototype "pre-touch sensing" system. It uses a self-capacitive touchscreen to re… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Here are all the Facebook Messenger bots we know about so far

While Facebook just announced its bots for Messenger platform today, it already has a few dozen developers lined up to take the chatbot plunge. If you downloaded the latest Messenger update today, you can already get started with the CNN … Read the rest of this entry

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Now we know why landslides can flow like rivers

The rule of thumb with a landslide is that however far up a mountain it begins, you're safe if you can get twice that distance away. So, if a fall begins a mile up, you need to be two miles … Read the rest of this entry

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