Microsoft Family Safety for iOS helps protect and monitor loved ones

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Microsoft on Tuesday revealed its brand-new Family Safety app designed to make it easier to protect and monitor your loved ones.

Family Safety will be part of the upcoming Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) overhaul, and will include features like location sharing, driver safety stats, activity reporting, and more.

Check out full Windows 10 running on an iPhone X

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It's not speedy, but it works.
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Here’s something you probably thought you would never see: Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system running on an iPhone X.

The hack is made possible by an app called UTM, which allows virtual machines to run on iOS devices. And despite some issues — as you might expect — it really works rather well … if you have plenty of patience.

Zoom removes controversial code that shares data with Facebook

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Video conferencing app Zoom has removed controversial code that shared user data to Facebook — even when those users didn’t have a Facebook account.

Zoom insists the data collected did not include personal information, but rather anonymous information about a user’s device. It has apologized for the “oversight” and made changes to the Facebook login process to prevent it.

Google Podcasts bags a brand-new look and key features on iOS

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It's finally a real podcasts app.
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Google in recent days began rolling out a brand-new look for its Podcasts app on iOS for mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. The overhaul integrates a number of new features into a cleaner user interface that’s split into just three tabs.

The changes are designed to make using Google Podcasts easier and more enjoyable — and to bring it up to speed with rivals.

YouTube Music for iOS now shows song lyrics for supported tracks

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YouTube Music’s latest update for iOS gives you the ability to view song lyrics for the first time.

The feature helps YouTube Music better compete with the likes of Apple Music, Amazon Music, and Spotify — which have offered song lyrics for some time. But YouTube doesn’t do real-time tracking yet.

Popular banking app Revolut lands in the US

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Popular banking app Revolut on Tuesday officially opened its doors to customers in the U.S.

The app has already proven incredibly popular in Europe where it has picked up more than 10 million users, while 60,000 people in the U.S. have been beta testing the service since last June.

Revolut offers a number of neat advantages you don’t get from traditional banks, including the ability to request money from others, notifications for all purchases, and the ability to exchange currencies.