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Nintendo’s free jump rope game is a simple way to exercise with a Switch

Jump Rope Challenge is a charming new free game from Nintendo that uses a pair of Joy-Cons to jump a virtual rope. You hold the Joy-Cons as though they’re jump-rope handles, and swing them around as you jump. Jumping bunny rabbits show your progress on-screen. The initial aim is to do one hundred jumps a […]

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Amazon deploys AI ‘distance assistants’ to notify warehouse workers if they get too close

Amazon, which is currently being sued for allegedly failing to protect workers from COVID-19, has unveiled a new AI tool it says will help employees follow social distancing rules. The company’s “Distance Assistant” combines a TV screen, depth sensors, and AI-enabled camera to track employees’ movements and give them feedback in real time. When workers […]

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WeTransfer’s updated PowerPoint competitor, Paste, saves you time from futzing with layouts

WeTransfer is launching the next version of its Paste slideshow app today with new tools intended to make it easier to quickly build good-looking slide decks. If you’re not familiar with Paste, the PowerPoint competitor was first released in 2017 by FiftyThree, maker of the Paper drawing and sketching app for iOS. WeTransfer acquired FiftyThree’s […]

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Dropbox officially launches its own password manager and a secure vault for your files

Dropbox is launching a bunch of new features today, many of which are security-focused, including the password manager that was first spotted earlier this month; a “vault” within your files intended for storing documents like birth certificates; and a new way to backup your computer to your Dropbox account. The password manager, called Dropbox Passwords, […]

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You can now send photos straight from Lightroom to Photoshop on iPad

Adobe is making it easier to move images between its two biggest iPad apps. After an update today, Lightroom on iPad will have an “Edit in Photoshop” button that will send a photo straight to Photoshop on iPad. Once you’re in Photoshop, you can either tap the “Send to Lightroom” button to head back or […]

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HTC’s phones have officially made it into the 5G era

HTC’s ailing smartphone division has unveiled a pair of new handsets, including the company’s first 5G phone. The HTC U20 5G and HTC Desire 20 Pro are coming to the Taiwanese market. In a recent tweet, HTC claimed that “other markets” will follow. On paper, they look like a pair of generic midrange handsets from […]

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Fantastical 3.1 adds new features specifically designed for working from home

Calendar app Fantastical is getting its first major update since developer Flexibits rebooted the app with a new subscription model back in January, and it’s focused on adding a variety of new features designed for customers who are working from home that make it easier to integrate conference calls and better manage your work / […]