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Online resources for kids and families during COVID-19

Google Blog – 6.1.20 (5.29.20)

As families continue to face the new realities of juggling work, school, and play at home, online tools can make the adjustment a bit smoother. We’re all spending more of our time on our devices, and Google has many products and programs to help families create healthy digital habits and help them stay safe online. From internet safety resources to parental controls, our products help families find and manage quality content and apps, tools for distance learning and virtual field trips. And behind the scenes, our teams work every day to protect our users and make our products safer for everyone.

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from better selfies to more screen: the benefits of Motorola’s pop-up cameras

Motorola Blog – 6.1.20

While sending texts, navigating social channels, looking at pictures, playing games and even streaming TV shows are typical activities we do on our smartphones, now more than ever we’re seeing the role of smartphones in our everyday lives expanding. As these activities become more habitual in our current situations, a large screen with no distracting bezels or notches is a plus.  That’s why one of the newer technology trends in the smartphone industry is the pop-up camera – a camera that emerges when you need it and stays hidden when you don’t.

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New Pixel features for better sleep and personal safety

Google Bog – 6.1.20

Whether you’re trying to extend your battery life or find ways to disconnect each night, Pixel’s latest features make it easier than ever to get the most out of your phone. And with the latest updates to the Personal Safety app, your Pixel is giving you more options to help keep you safe in an emergency.

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HELM Launches THX Certified Headphone Amplifier with THX AAA Technology 

THX Blog – 6.1.20

HELM Audio™ Ltd., today announces the exclusive launch on Drop of the THX® Certified HELM DB12 AAAMP, a Mobile Headphone Amplifier powered by THX AAA™ Amplifier Technology. The HELM DB12 AAAMP was the recipient of a CES 2020 Innovation Honoree Award. HELM Audio has partnered with Drop, an e-commerce community of product and audiophile enthusiasts, to offer a limited quantity of their groundbreaking product in a 25%-off launch promotion. The HELM DB12 AAAMP ($199.99 MSRP) is now available on Drop for $149.

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How 5G Will Affect the Way We Use Our Devices

SureCall Blog – 6.1.20

Even the ongoing global health crisis hasn’t stopped 5G from finally becoming a reality. Nearly a decade in the making, this next-generation network promises tons of benefits, from exponentially faster download and upload speeds to quicker latency. Much of this technology has been made possible by advancements in the design of power delivery systems, with integrated circuit technology allowing output signals that are in the multi-gigahertz range. These developments have a great impact on not just the technology we can develop, but on how we use existing technology as well. So here are some of the ways 5G will change how we use our devices:

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Introducing the new “Watch Together” feature from Plex Labs

Plex YouTube Channel – 5.29.20 (5.28.20)

 

Watch Together comes to you hot outta Plex Labs and will be free to everyone while it remains in official beta. No Plex Pass needed for the time being. So jump in, take it for a spin, and reconnect with some long lost friends over some old favorites or new discoveries.

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