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Apple will release iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime tomorrow

You won't have to wait until Apple's big iPad event to find out when iOS 12.1 will arrive. Apple has confirmed that the update will be available on October 30th (the day of the event) for all existing iOS 12-compatible devices. For most, the highligh… Source: Engadget | Apple will release iOS 12.1 with Group …

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Latest Chrome OS update includes a redesigned tablet interface

You won't need a Pixel Slate to use a more touch-oriented version of Chrome OS. Google has released an update (version 70) that brings the Slate's interface changes to all touchscreen Chrome OS PCs and tablets. There's a more finger-friendly app sh… Source: Engadget | Latest Chrome OS update includes a redesigned tablet interface

Popular Android devices must receive two years of security updates

When word got out that Google would require timely security updates for Android devices, there were unanswered questions: when would it take effect, how long would it last, and which devices would be affected? Now we know. The Verge says it has obtai… Source: Engadget | Popular Android devices must receive two years of security …

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Amazon adds Spanish options to its kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon is expanding its kid-friendly FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited features by adding Spanish-language media. FreeTime Unlimited is a subscription service starting at $3/month that includes a range of content for kids to enjoy, while parents can co… Source: Engadget | Amazon adds Spanish options to its kid-friendly FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon's newest Fire HD 8 tablet offers always-on Alexa

Amazon has offered truly hands-free Alexa on the Fire HD 10 tablet, but not its 8-inch counterpart — you've had to wake it up first, which isn't much use when you're across the room. The company is taking care of that omission today with an updated… Source: Engadget | Amazon's newest Fire HD 8 tablet …

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North Carolina elementary teachers will get iPads to bolster reading

Apple's renewed push for iPads in schools appears to be paying dividends. North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has unfurled plans to give the state's K-3 teachers iPads to help improve and track student reading. Educators… Source: Engadget | North Carolina elementary teachers will get iPads to bolster reading

Microsoft's low-cost Surface may use a modest Pentium chip

It's no secret that Microsoft is working on a lower-priced Surface between leaks and FCC filings, but just what's going to power this 10-inch tablet? There might be a clue. WinFuture sources have claimed that the low-cost Surface will use Pentium S… Source: Engadget | Microsoft's low-cost Surface may use a modest Pentium chip

Lenovo's Yoga 920 touts a quad-core chip and long-range voice control

Lenovo's convertible laptops and tablets haven't always been known for brisk performance, but you definitely won't have that problem this year. The PC maker is launching three new machines, two of which (the Yoga 920 convertible and Miix 520 tablet)… Source: Engadget