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Essential Phone’s notch settings may return in future Android Pie update

Following the release of Android Pie for the Essential Phone, there was one specific, highly used setting that was missing: notch settings. The Essential Phone’s notch may have been its most controversial design aspect, but it was possible to customize how each app uses the status bar/notch area. The notch settings were present in Android Oreo but weren’t brought back with the official Android Pie release. Even though Android Pie officially brings support for notches, ...

Twitter makes third-party apps worse by killing ‘legacy’ APIs

Despite promises to improve its relationship with developers, Twitter continues targeting third-party apps by killing ‘legacy’ APIs. Most of the core functionality is still available but more limited and not as attractive as Twitter’s official app which it’s clearly pushing users towards. For example, popular Twitter client Tweetbot had to put out this changelog: - Timeline streaming on WiFi is now disabled. Your timelines will now refresh automatically every 1-2 minutes instead. - Push notifications ...

23 Best WordPress Themes for Yoga Studios (2018)

Are you looking for a WordPress theme to design your yoga website? For a yoga studio, you will need a theme that can prominently showcase your classes, programs, and schedules. In this article, we have hand-picked the best yoga WordPress themes that you can use. Building a Yoga Website with WordPress WordPress is the most popular website builder in the world. Over 31% of all websites use WordPress because it’s easy to use. There are ...

Google bod wants cookies to crumble and be remade into something more secure

A key member of the Google Chrome security team has proposed the death of cookies to be replaced with secure HTTP tokens. This week Mike West posted his "not-fully-baked" idea on GitHub and asked for comments. "This isn't a proposal that's well thought out, and stamped solidly with the Google Seal of Approval," he warns. "It's a collection of interesting ideas for discussion, nothing more, nothing less." So far, people are largely receptive to the ...

GitHub goes off the Rails as Microsoft closes in

Analysis GitHub invited a handful of journalists to its San Francisco headquarters to explain how the social code hosting biz is evolving from a website into a platform. The event was hosted by Sam Lambert, whose title – head of platform – removes any doubt about how things will turn out. Founded in 2008, GitHub became a platform following the introduction of its Developer Program in 2014. The program, which is to say the associated ...

I wish I could quit you, but cookies find a way: How to sidestep browser tracking protections

Browsers' built-in tools that crumble web cookies that track you around the internet can be bypassed or rendered ineffective by malicious websites. In a paper presented at the USENIX Security Symposium this week, a trio of researchers from KU Leuven in Belgium describe how they developed a framework to analyze the enforcement of browser-based policies governing third-party requests. First-party requests refer to network requests for resources – text, images, videos, and the like – from ...

Windows 10 Linux Distribution Overload? We have just the thing

An attempt to cure the headache of a Windows 10 desktop festooned with Linux distributions has arrived in the form of WSLTools from Opsview. Windows Subsystem for Linux Developed in conjunction with Canonical, the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) was originally somewhat of a curiosity when it debuted as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (aka 1607.) Consisting of what is effectively a compatibility layer, translating Linux system calls into something Windows 10 understands, ...

Lenovo slammed for iPhone X clone Motorola P30

The smartphone will cost around £275 in China Lenovo launched the Motorola P30 smartphone only to be met with criticism for copying the design of the notch-less iPhone X. The mid-range smartphone was launched on Wednesday (Aug 15), and will release in China for around £275, the iPhone X is more than double that at £999. Motorola brand owner Lenovo has not confirmed whether the P30 will be released in other territories. A UK Lenovo ...

Apple May Launch 'Entry-Level' MacBook in September

Apple is planning some big things for September, a new report claims.The company is planning to unveil a new budget MacBook in September that would feature a 13-inch screen, Digitimes is reporting, ci...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/krR9dWBzwZk/new-macbook-release-date to see original story and photos ...
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