iOS 16 Will Make Your iPhone’s Lock Screen More Useful

This story is part of WWDC 2022CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. Your iPhone’s lock screen has the important job of guarding your personal data and apps from onlookers. But otherwise, it does little more than show the time, display notifications and provide fast access to the camera and flashlight. Thankfully, … Read more

Grace debuts privacy-focused parental controls for iOS devices built with Apple’s Screen Time API – TechCrunch

A new startup called Grace is launching to make it easier for parents to monitor and manage their kids’ screen time and app usage on iOS devices. Although Apple offers built-in parental controls, many parents would prefer an app-based solution as opposed to having to dig around in the settings for Apple’s tools. In addition, … Read more

New Google Maps Widget Brings Traffic Predictions to Your Home Screen

Google Maps will introduce a new widget that can predict nearby traffic on a person’s home screen in the coming weeks, without having to open the app, Google said in a blog post on Thursday. Real-time traffic predictions is already present in Waze, another Google-owned mapping app, and Google Maps itself. This widget brings the … Read more

How researchers are using old phones to screen for Alzheimer’s

When we talk about health and tech, usually the conversation is around newer devices like wearables. But newer isn’t always better, especially for one group of researchers using an old Pixel 4 to screen for neurological diseases using just the selfie cam from the phone. The DigiHealth Lab at UC San Diego, directed by Professor … Read more

Amazon revamps Fire TV user interface with new home screen, improved navigation and more – TechCrunch

Amazon Fire TV revealed an updated user interface that aims to improve the navigation experience for users. Instead of a text menu item, there will now be an icon-based navigation bar that offers quick access to popular destinations, including “Home,” “Find,” “Live,” and “My Stuff” with icons like a magnifying glass, bookmark, house, and so … Read more

Samsung Offers $50 Screen Repair Discount for Select Models in US Till June 27, Conditions Applied

Owners of Samsung Galaxy smartphones in the United States may be eligible for a $50 discount on a broken display. This discounted rate is valid from now to June 27, but there are some restrictions to be aware of. According to Samsung’s website, Samsung Galaxy S smartphones — Galaxy S9 or newer, any Samsung Galaxy … Read more

With Calendly’s new feature, screen clients before they schedule appointments with you

If you’re looking for an easy and productive way to screen clients and customers for calendar booking, Calendly has created a new feature that greatly simplifies the process. Image: Andrey Popov/Adobe Stock Calendly is an online appointment scheduling service for individuals, teams and enterprises that recently rolled out a new productivity feature called Routing Forms. … Read more

How to Buy a Projector (2022): Throw Distance, Screen Size, Mounting, Long Cables

Depending on what you’re watching and your budget, a 1080p (“Full HD”) projector is still a great buy, since many shows and movies aren’t streaming in a super-high bitrate at 4K yet anyway. That said, many modern projectors offer 4K resolution, with the main benefit being the higher dynamic range of that content (better, brighter … Read more