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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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