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Pokemon GO Hoopa Misunderstood Mischief details leaked!

Pokemon GO Hoopa Misunderstood Mischief details leaked!

The best day Pokemon GO ever had is just about upon us, as Hoopa just had a major spill. According to details discovered in the game's code, September 5 will be one of the most exciting days in Pokemon GO history. Misunderstood Mischief is all but revealed, and Hoopa's presence in the game is confirmed - not only standard form, but Hoopa Unbound!

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Google previews AI-powered app for diagnosing skin conditions

Google previews AI-powered app for diagnosing skin conditions

Yesterday at Google I/O, the company previewed an AI-powered app meant to help diagnose dermatological issues to help people understand challenges with their skin, hair, and nails. Doctor Peggy Bui, MD, product manager for Google Health, says that the app uses the same techniques to help doctors detect diabetic eye disease or lung cancer in CT scans. The app allows users to get a more accurate diagnosis for dermatologic issues like rashes on their skin using the camera on their smartphone.

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PlayStation app now supports deletion of games from the PlayStation 5

PlayStation app now supports deletion of games from the PlayStation 5

Sony recently updated its PlayStation app with new features for owners of the PlayStation 5 game console. Sony had previously promised that it would add new features to the app specifically for the PlayStation 5 console, and some of those features have finally begun to land. The latest update for the PlayStation app is version 21.4, and it allows remote managing of storage on the PlayStation 5 console from within the app.

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Pandora launches a new home screen widget for iOS and iPadOS

Pandora launches a new home screen widget for iOS and iPadOS

This week Pandora updated its app for iOS and iPadOS users. The streaming company says the goalie update was to make it easier for users to enjoy their favorite music and podcasts. Part of the update is a new home screen widget that makes it much easier to access and control music playback without having to launch the app.

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Wearable patch works with an app to tell if you are hydrated

Wearable patch works with an app to tell if you are hydrated

Not taking enough fluids and becoming dehydrated can cause physical problems and ailments in people from all walks of life. PepsiCo is rolling out a new product this week called the Gx Sweat Patch. It comes from a startup called Epicore Biosystems that's working with PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade. The wearable patch measures the rate of perspiration and sodium chloride concentration in that sweat.

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10 million Android users infected by barcode scanner adware via app update

10 million Android users infected by barcode scanner adware via app update

Security company Malwarebytes has reported that late last December, it began getting distress calls from forum patrons. The company says that these forum users were experiencing ads opening via their default browser out of nowhere. The strangest part about the ad serving outbreak was that none of them had recently installed any apps, and all apps that were installed came directly from Google Play.

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Venmo app can now cash checks, but only for some users

Venmo app can now cash checks, but only for some users

Money-sending app Venmo has announced a new feature available to some users -- check-cashing. Called 'Cash a Check,' this feature aims to eliminate the need to visit a bank or other physical location to get your money. The feature will, as you'd expect, support cashing the stimulus checks many people are receiving.

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Skoda Auto Sound Analyzer app records vehicle noises for diagnostics

Skoda Auto Sound Analyzer app records vehicle noises for diagnostics

Skoda Auto has announced a new artificial intelligence app that service centers using on smartphones to help diagnose vehicle issues. The app is called Sound Analyzer and records car noises and compares them with stored sound patterns. 245 Skoda dealers in 14 countries are currently trailing Sound Analyzer at service centers.

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Samsung SelfieType app gives your phone a camera keyboard

Samsung SelfieType app gives your phone a camera keyboard

The Samsung SelfieType project was shown in more detail today at CES 2020 as an invisible projector keyboard for your phone. This system utilizes front-facing camera sensor systems in modern smart phones (like the Galaxy S10) to track the position of a users' fingers. The phone is propped up in front of the user and the users' hands are positioned like they'd be in front of a WASD keyboard - but the keyboard does not exist!

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Galaxy Note 10 Link to Windows works on older Galaxy flagships

Galaxy Note 10 Link to Windows works on older Galaxy flagships

Samsung may not have delivered the much-awaited wireless DeX connection but the Galaxy Note 10 did offer one convenient feature in that regard. Called "Link to Windows", it practically allowed any Windows or Mac to become a remote display for the smartphone's DeX mode. It was theorized the same feature would eventually trickle down to older premium models and that does seem to be the case but with just a little work and a download from an unofficial APK source.

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