Google Inbox’s co-creator wants to fix Gmail with a new Chrome extension

The co-creator of Google’s beloved-yet-discontinued Inbox app, and former lead designer for Gmail, has released a new Chrome extension that considerably simplifies Gmail’s web interface. Michael Leggett, who was Gmail’s design lead between 2008 and 2012, released the Simplify Gmail extension on April 2nd — the day after Gmail’s 15th …

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Sony: PlayStation 5 won’t launch in the next 12 months

Sony recently revealed that its next-generation PlayStation, we’ll call it the PS5, won’t be ready for 2019. Now the company is noting that the PlayStation 5 also won’t arrive within the next year. A Wall Street Journal reporter revealed on Twitter that Sony is telling reporters, during Q&A sessions, that …

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Google Pixel 3a leaks in new barely-purple color

The upcoming Google Pixel 3a will be available in a new purple color scheme, according to a leaked render shared by Evan Blass. This is expected to be one of three colors the phone will be available in, along with black, and a white variant that’s already popped up in …

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Facebook's luck may soon run out

Facebook (FB) is facing a $3 billion to $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission related to its handling of user data and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. But that doesn’t seem to matter much to investors. Following the company’s Q1 2019 earnings call on Wednesday during which the social networking giant announced it …

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How to cancel your Apple News Plus subscription

Apple’s premium newspaper and magazine subscription service, News Plus, launched on March 25th, which means that if you signed up for the month-long free trial, your free ride is over, and you will be charged $9.99 per month going forward. If you’re a reader of the magazines and newspapers that …

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The WHO’s new screen time limits aren’t really about screens

Much has been made of the World Health Organization’s new recommendations that caregivers restrict the amount of time young kids stare at screens. But the guidelines are less about the risks of screen time itself, and more about the advantages of spending time doing pretty much anything else. The recommendations …

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Amazon has its most profitable quarter ever, but growth is slowing

Amazon wants to continue its dominance over e-commerce, but it can only grow so much. In its first quarter earnings posted today, Amazon revealed record-high profit, more than double what investors predicted, and revenue was in line with Wall Street expectations, at $59.7 billion. But the company is again entering …

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