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How you’ll use Apple and Google’s coronavirus tracking tool

How you’ll use Apple and Google’s coronavirus tracking tool

How you’ll use Apple and Google’s coronavirus tracking tool Adi Robertson Earlier today, Apple and Google announced a Bluetooth-based COVID-19 contact tracing platform that could alert people if they’ve been exposed to the novel coronavirus. Contact tracing is a huge component in ending mass pandemic “stay-at-home” orders, and while phone tracking can’t replace traditional methods…

Discord beta reduces background noise during your chats

Discord beta reduces background noise during your chats Sponsored Links Jon Fingas/Engadget Discord voice chats are particularly important when the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing many to work and play at home, and there’s now a tool to make sure your ambient home sounds don’t intrude on those chats. It’s deploying a noise suppression beta feature…

Amazon’s Echo speaker drops to $60 at Best Buy

Amazon’s Echo speaker drops to $60 at Best Buy Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Now’s a good time to act if you want a soundtrack while you’re staying home. Best Buy has discounted Amazon’s third-generation Echo speaker for $60, or a hefty $40 off the usual price. On top of that, you can spend another $10…