MobileNews

iPhone: How to mute someone on Instagram

Are you in a situation where you’d like to stop seeing posts or stories from an account on Instagram but don’t want to (or feel like you can’t) unfollow them? Read on for how to mute someone on Instagram. Whether it’s someone you’re around in day-to-day real life or don’t want to unfollow someone for another reason, Instagram’s mute option is a good way to remove posts from your feed…
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MobileNews

Alphabet Scoop 085: Turning it up to (Android) 11

This week is all about the Android 11 Developer Preview that Google released ahead of schedule. We’ve installed DP1 on our Pixel phones, and have spent the past day chronicling every change. Alphabet Scoop is available on Google Play, Google Podcasts, iTunes and…
ComputersNews

Windows 10 icons are getting an overdue redesign

Microsoft refreshed Office’s icons last year, and now it’s Windows 10’s turn. The software giant is rolling out updates to the icons for Windows 10’s core apps over the months ahead, starting with the Calendar and Mail apps in a new Release Preview for Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. The company’s design team explained that it wanted to break away from the…
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MobileNews

Android 11 Developer Preview 1 hands-on: Top new features

The next big installment in our favorite smartphone operating system is coming and we have been delving into “Android 11 Developer Preview 1” to figure out what might be the top new features of the eleventh OS iteration. As we saw with the first wave of Android 10 —…
MobileNews

Apple releasing second public beta of iOS 13.4 and more today

Apple will release the second public betas of iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 today. This comes after the update was released to developers yesterday, bringing even more changes to the Mail app. Update: The second public betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, and tvOS 13.4. The first beta of iOS 13.4 included a handful of notable changes, such as a CarKey framework for NFC access to your car, iCloud Drive…
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AI & RoboticsNews

Google Cloud AI removes gender labels from Cloud Vision API to avoid bias

Google Cloud AI is removing the ability to label people in images as “man” or “woman” with its Cloud Vision API, the company told VentureBeat today. Labeling is used to classify images and train machine learning models, but Google is removing gendered labels because it violates Google’s AI principle to avoid creating biased systems. “Given that a person’s gender cannot be inferred by…
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