Apple earnings show strong iPad and Mac sales can’t make up for the iPhone

New iPhone sales will rest entirely in the next quarter this time.
2020-10-29 18:00:08 preview's
Some Google One Plans Now Come With a Complimentary VPN

An anonymous reader shares a report: If you're a Google One subscriber, there's a new reason to consider the service's $10 per month 2TB plan. Google is adding built-in virtual private network (VPN) functionality to the Google One app, but you'll need to subscribe to the 2TB and above plans to access the perk. While the feature is built into Google One, the company says you can take advantage of it while using any other app on your Android phone to protect your online privacy. Moreover, with the family sharing feature that comes with Google One, five other people can get access to a VPN as well. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
2020-10-29 16:30:02 preview's
Google says it’s “committed” to Nest Secure but won’t ship any new features

The Nest Secure is dead, so how much longer will Google support it?
2020-10-29 14:00:05 preview's
TikTok-parent ByteDance Launches Its First Gadget, a Smart Lamp With Camera and Display

ByteDance on Thursday unveiled its first consumer hardware product, a smart light lamp with a display and camera, that it says is part of its education technology portfolio as the Chinese internet giant continues to expand to categories beyond social video. From a report: The Dali smart lamp features a display, camera, and a built-in digital assistant. The Dali smart lamp, which starts at $119, is aimed at school-going children who can use the device to finish their homework, ByteDance said at a press conference. The camera will enable parents to tutor their kids and check in remotely via a mobile app. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
2020-10-29 12:30:03