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New Gmail has automated scans

New Gmail has automated scans here’s what you can and can’t turn off

Google releases several new features for its Gmail update, including scans through your emails to help with convenience and security. Some are there for good.

Mac Pro 2019

Apple says that new Mac Pro you wanted is coming ... in 2019Déjà vu? Once again, Apple says the new Mac Pro won't arrive this year.

YouTube will reportedly release a kids’ app curated by humans

YouTube will reportedly release a kids’ app curated by humans YouTube plans to release a non-algorithmic, whitelisted version of its YouTube Kids app some time in the near future as a way to avoid inadvertently suggesting questionable or graphic content to children, according to a report this evening from BuzzFeed News. The modified version of the app

Apple iPad (2018) review: pencil it in

Apple iPad (2018) review: pencil it in
Apple’s new base-level iPad is very good, but you knew that. Apple hasn’t produced a “bad” iPad in I don’t know how long — though it has allowed them to get a little long in the tooth from time to time. (The iPad Mini needs to either be refreshed or put down, for example.) Last year, my review of the iPad was summed up by simply telling you that it’s an iPad. The same thing applies this year.




But last year’s iPad earned effusive praise for packing a bunch of great technology into the newly low price point of $329. The same thing applies this year, but the technology isn’t quite as new. So the shine is off a bit. This iPad feels more like the result of paper-pushing rather than envelope-pushing.

This is the part where you’d expect me to tell you that since Apple is coasting a bit, there might be a better option out there, a product that competes with the iPad at the sub-$500 price point and delivers something that’s at least within the ballpark o…