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NeuralCam Live uses ML to turn iPhones into ‘smart’ computer webcams

Compared with the cameras found in smartphones, computer webcams were all but frozen in time a decade ago, such that most still sport 720p or 1080p resolutions with middling color accuracy and low-light performance. After revealing the hidden low-light potential in older iPhone cameras, NeuralCam is back with a new app that turns Apple’s smartphones into “smart webcams.” And better yet…
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Android 11 upgrades autofill for passwords by using your keyboard, already working w/ Gboard

Autofill has been a key feature of Android since the 8.0 Oreo release, but the implementation has always felt a little sloppy and unreliable. In Android 11, it seems Google is finally ready to improve autofill in a pretty obvious way — by using the keyboard. A developer page that went live over the past few days details an addition to Android 11 that Google didn’t previously announce. With the…
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Google wants your Android 11 Beta 3 feedback in final survey

Google on Thursday released the final preview of the next major version of its mobile operating system. Like with the first two releases, an Android 11 Beta 3 survey seeks one last round of feedback. Thank you for all your beta feedback throughout the program. It’s been instrumental in helping us get to the final phase of the release. With the public release of Android 11 only a few weeks away…
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Making The Grade: When should IT departments release iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur for their device inventory?

Most tech communities spend the summer working through the iOS and macOS betas ahead of the fall releases. For something that’s been happening for the last few years, it feels like fall software releases have been part of our lives for decades. As fun as these updates are for general consumers, they can be a significant source of stress for IT departments. As you work through these beta updates…
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