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Image bricks some Android phones when used as wallpaper

Image bricks some Android phones when used as wallpaper Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Never mind a text character crashing your phone — if you’re on Android, your choice of wallpaper could be a larger problem. Users have discovered (via Android Authority and 9to5Google) that an innocuous landscape photo is “soft-bricking” some Android phones when it’s…

Arlo Video Doorbell now takes commands from Google Assistant

Arlo Video Doorbell now takes commands from Google Assistant Sponsored Links Arlo You no longer have to live in an Amazon-focused household for Arlo’s Video Doorbell to make the most sense. Arlo has introduced Google Assistant support to deliver notifications and send commands. If you’re worried about the ruckus outside, you can ask Google to…

Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings

Amazon pulls racist images from AirPods listings Sponsored Links Engadget Online shoppers in the UK got an ugly dose of racism this weekend. Amazon has removed images in listings for AirPods and similar products that contained repeated use of racist language. It’s not certain how the images got there, how long they’ve been present or…

Social Distancing at the Zoo

Social Distancing at the Zoo Corinne Kendall Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “social distancing” was completely unfamiliar to most of us. Now we do our best to stay apart in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. For those of us who work at zoos, however, it isn’t just humans we’re trying…