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Send photos between your Android phone and PC with this Microsoft app

A new Microsoft app is promising to bridge the gap that has long existed between Android smartphone and Windows PCs.

A new Microsoft app is promising to bridge the gap that has long existed between Android smartphone and Windows PCs. — dpa

Browser tip: Get the Edge browser to read web pages aloud for you

Microsoft's Edge Browser can read web pages aloud to you in Windows 10, assisting users who want to give their eyes a rest or simply prefer to listen.

Microsoft's Edge Browser can read web pages aloud to you in Windows 10, assisting users who want to give their eyes a rest or simply prefer to listen. — dpa

Facebook unveils new video chat devices, plans virtual meeting rooms

Connecting billions of people is not enough for Facebook. The social media giant has shown off its plans to bring people even closer together with devices for video chat and virtual reality communication. Is Facebook trying to be better than the real world?

With a flap for the camera, Facebook hopes to put at least some privacy concerns at bay. — dpa

It's hard to say goodbye, and Facebook just made it even harder

Ending a relationship is always hard, and so it is with Facebook. In fact, it's about to get even harder: Facebook users who've decided to leave the social network will now have to wait.

Facebook has extended the reflection period for members who've chosen to permanently delete their account. Instead of 14 days, the process will now take 30 days. — dpa

Add ‘Skydio drone' to the list of things Apple Watch can control

Previously, the Skydio RI fully autonomous drone could only be directed by its smartphone app. But this week an Apple Watch version of the application hit the market and now, you can program the R1 completely from your wrist.

The R1 drone by Skydio can now be directed by Apple Watch. — AFP Relaxnews

How can genetic data be better encrypted? Researchers find a way

Using nothing more than a simple vial of saliva, millions of people have created DNA profiles on genealogy websites.

With the new scalable technique, based on a secure 'neural network', labs could share their sensitive data, dividing it between several servers that would run to find new links based on the data sample as a whole. — AFP Relaxnews

How technology, trends and tastes will shape travel in 2019

The travel landscape of 2019 will be shaped by a desire to acquire new skills and knowledge while on holiday. To travel more sustainably. And to go where few travelers have gone before.

Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity space rocket. — AFP Relaxnews

The Walking Dead game's penultimate adventure could arrive in 2019

Choice and consequence adventure The Walking Dead: The Final Season could take a step closer to its conclusion in 2019.

Series heroine Clementine takes the lead in video game The Walking Dead: The Final Season. — AFP Relaxnews

You can now share your ETA via Google Maps

Prove to friends that "am otw" doesn't mean you're still at home, as you can now share your ETA via Google Maps.

Your friends will be able to view you moving along your navigation route in real-time.

Apple to unveil iPad, MacBook laptop overhauls on Oct 30

Apple Inc said it will hold a product announcement Oct 30 in Brooklyn, New York, likely to unveil new iPads and Mac computers.

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max displayed at the Apple Store in Singapore last month. — Reuters

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