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Google encourages Android users to walk with their heads held high. The Pixel Exclusive becomes available to everyone

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Google has begun rolling out a new feature in the Digital Wellbeing app to improve the safety of Android users.

In November 2020, enthusiasts first noticed Heads Up warnings (can be translated as “Watch out” and “Lift your head”) in Digital Wellbeing, and in April Google launched this feature for the line of branded Pixel smartphones.

The meaning of the function is that the system detects when the user has buried himself in the smartphone on the go, and displays an alert with a warning.

It is unclear how wide the reach outside the Pixel series is, but members of the mobile developer community XDA Developers have noticed that the innovation has become available on several models of smartphones from other manufacturers, including the OnePlus Nord N200 and the ASUS ZenFone 8.

Google encourages Android users to walk with their heads held high.  The Pixel Exclusive becomes available to everyone

Google introduced the Digital Wellbeing app for Android in 2018 and it has become a must for new Android 10 smartphones from January 2020. Digital Wellbeing is designed to help control digital addiction and time spent on gadgets.

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Huawei’s Android replacement goes to the next level: HarmonyOS 3.0 beta phase 2, 17 models allowed

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Huawei is finally starting the second phase of beta testing of the new generation of its proprietary Android replacement, the HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system.

Huawei's Android replacement goes to the next level: HarmonyOS 3.0 beta phase 2, 17 models allowed

During the second phase, users from China will be able to test HarmonyOS 3.0 with Mate and P50 series smartphones, MatePad tablets and branded TVs. The complete list of devices eligible for testing looks like this:

  • Huawei Mate Xs2
  • Huawei Mate Xs2 Collector’s Edition
  • Huawei Mate X2
  • Huawei Mate X2 4G
  • Huawei Mate X2 Collector’s Edition
  • Huawei Mate 40E
  • Huawei Mate 40E 4G
  • Huawei Mate 40E Pro
  • Huawei P50E
  • 10.8-inch Huawei MatePad Pro 2021
  • Huawei MatePad 11
  • Huawei Smart TV V98
  • Huawei Smart TV V75 Super
  • Huawei Smart TV V55 2021
  • Huawei Smart TV V65 2021
  • Huawei Smart TV V75 2021
  • Huawei Smart TV V85 2021

Users of these devices will receive the HarmonyOS 3.0 beta update in mid-August 2022.

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Microsoft has released an update to Windows 10 – not only bug fixes, but also new features

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Microsoft, as part of the traditional monthly Patch Tuesday update, has released an update for the Windows 10 operating system. Update KB5016616 brings not only bug fixes and security improvements, but also new features.

Microsoft has released an update to Windows 10 - not only bug fixes, but also new features

Microsoft has added the ability to receive important alerts when you turn on a feature called Focus Assist. For those who don’t know, Focus Assist is similar to the Do Not Disturb feature on Android or iOS.

Microsoft is also bringing back support for Windows Autopilot scripts that have been disabled. Additionally, Microsoft has addressed internet connectivity issues on some docking stations, especially when resuming from sleep, file printing issues, input indicator and language bar issues in the notification area.

The update is available for Windows 10 versions 21H1 and 21H2.

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Microsoft has released a mandatory Windows 11 update. Now the Start menu is open to everyone

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Microsoft has released a fresh update for Windows 11 as part of the traditional monthly “update on Tuesday” (Patch Tuesday).

Microsoft has released a mandatory Windows 11 update. Now the Start menu is open to everyone

The update brings a number of improvements and bug fixes. This includes a problem with downloading and installing Windows updates. Other fixes include that every user will now be able to open the Start menu again, whereas some users may not have been able to before.

The update also includes innovations that became available as an optional cumulative update released in the second half of July. Among them is the ability to install new versions of Windows 11 during the first run. This means that if you buy a PC with the original version of Windows 11, but a newer version, such as Windows 11 version 22H2, is already available, you can install it before you start using your PC.

Since the KB5016629 update brings security improvements, this is a mandatory update that will install automatically on the PC, the user can only delay the installation for a week or two. Attempting to defer security updates multiple times may force a patch to be installed, depending on your Windows Update settings.

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