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Several Android apps are getting some useful updates.  Sarah Tew/CNET Google just announced it’s rolling out updates to six different Android apps, from the TalkBack screen reader to Android Auto. The updates add useful new features, like the ability to schedule when a text message will be sent in the Messages app. Google Maps is also receiving an …

Image copyright Getty Images Dozens of wildfires have been burning their way through swathes of the US West Coast over the last month, killing more than 30 people and forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Lightning strikes in August sparked a number of the blazes, while warm temperatures and dry conditions have fuelled additional …

Image copyright Alex Mazur Image caption The icebreaker, the Nathaniel B Palmer, mapped more than 2,000 sq km of seafloor in front of the glacier Scientists may just have identified Thwaites Glacier’s Achilles heel. This Antarctic colossus is melting at a rapid rate, dumping billions of tonnes of ice in the ocean every year and …

Kyle Kotecki, kkotecki@pioneergroup.com Published 2:18 pm EDT, Monday, August 17, 2020 Manistee Area Public Schools technology director Ken Blakey-Shell shows off one of the 11-inch screen laptops next to the older 13-inch ones in this file photo. Blakey-Shell said that the district has been successful in getting devices back from students and repair rates have decreased. …

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 14, 2020 1:19:16 pm Apple Maps brings this helpful feature for users in India Apple Maps is leaving no stones unturned to match up to Google Maps in India. Apple Maps has introduced a new “Nearby” feature for users in India just like Google Maps. The …

An artist pulled 99 smartphones around Berlin in a red wagon, tracking how the gadgets affected Google Maps’ traffic interface. Wherever the phones went, Google Maps showed a traffic jam, displaying a red line and routing users around the area. Google Maps predicts the density of cars in an area by pinging smartphones that use …

Image copyright Anthony Hearsey Image caption An artist’s visualisation of one month of Australia fire data Maps and pictures of Australia’s unprecedented bushfires have spread widely on social media. Users are posting them to raise awareness of the devastating fires, but some of the viral maps are misleading, spreading disinformation about the crisis. The months-long …

Maps have changed over the years and so has how we use them. What used to be a final product is now an ever-changing data set, which has put map-making in the hands of everyone. “The world is divided into two types of people, those who love maps, and those who can’t understand why people …

Maps have changed over the years and so has how we use them. What used to be a final product is now an ever-changing data set, which has put map-making in the hands of everyone. “The world is divided into two types of people, those who love maps, and those who can’t understand why people …

BREAKING NEWS — UPDATED 5:49pm — White Island in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty region has erupted this afternoon with a significant plume seen from land. NZ news media outlets are reporting there have been injuries on the island. The volcano can be seen erupting on webcam via GeoNet here. WeatherWatch.co.nz says winds are fairly light …