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DuckDuckGo's new data protection for Android could stop the trackers cold

7 days ago   |   By TechRadar

DuckDuckGo is expanding its App Tracking Protection tool by making it available to all Android users as part of a new update. The feature originally launched in late 2021 as a limited beta on DuckDuckGo's mobile browser and its core function remains the same. When activated, App Tracking Protection can detect when a smartphone app is about to send data to a third-party tracker and blocks those requests - at least most of them. It even works in the background in case a tracker wants to sneakily collect data while you sleep.
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New Google Lens update makes it easier than ever to indulge your food cravings

New Google Lens update makes it easier than ever to indulge your food cravings

7 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Google's engineers must've been hungry when designing these latest updates, as Google Lens is getting a feast of new features that make it easier to find delicious-looking food. Google Lens is Google's picture-based search tool that allows you to use images instead of text; you can snap a picture or screenshot something and search for similar-looking images on the web. Beyond that Google, Lens can also scan text in the image, letting you search what a written phrase means, look up help for your homework or translate some text. Being able to look up what something is using a picture is...
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