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Microsoft adds Dictation to Office Web Apps to Help with Dyslexia

Microsoft adds Dictation to Office Web Apps to Help with Dyslexia

Microsoft has made voice dictation available for desktop Office users for months. Now, though, it’s making the feature available to web users in the name of aiding those with dyslexia. The browser versions of both Word and OneNote will enable dictation sometime in the “coming weeks” so that dyslexic students can write more effectively than they would

Google Store Launches Mail-in Repair Service for Pixel Devices

Google Store Launches Mail-in Repair Service for Pixel Devices

If you’re in the US and have a broken Pixel device, you might be able to get Google itself to fix it for you instead of a third-party company. The Google Store has just opened a virtual Repair Center, giving you the option to mail the tech giant your Pixel and Pixel 2 devices to be looked at and

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

What Will Android Look Like In The Next Ten Years?

A decade ago, Android launched… to a world of challenges. But back in 2008, Google wasn’t worried about artificial intelligence, it was just trying to make a stable mobile operating system. One that stood out in a very crowded playing field. Back then, the competition was Apple, BlackBerry, Nokia/Symbian, Palm and Windows Mobile. By 2009,

Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Exposes All The Big Changes

Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Exposes All The Big Changes

Apple Watch Series 4 brings a lot of changes, but how much has it changed on the inside? Quite a bit, actually — iFixit has torn down the new smartwatch, and it’s clear that this was Apple’s opportunity to rethink some of the hidden details. For one, it offers a good look at Series 4’s

Google and uBreakiFix Provide Free Pixel Repairs to Hurricane Victims

To redeem a repair on a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL, visit your nearest uBreakiFix location in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. To find a location near you, visit our locations page or call our customer support team at (877) 320-2237. The free repairs will cover water damage and cracked screens and will be available through Friday, October 19, while supplies last. No appointment necessary; simply walk into your local store to redeem. Our hearts go out to all those affected, and we want to help you stay connected to friends, family, and anyone who can help in the aftermath of the storm.

If you own one of Google’s Pixel phones and it fell victim to Hurricane Florence, relief might be at hand. Google is partnering with uBreakiFix to offer free repairs for any Pixel phone damaged in the storm So long as you can visit one of uBreakiFix’s locations in North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia. The repair shop will