The Morning After: China’s Technical Collapse Reaches TikTok | Engadget

ByteDance has announced that Douyin, the version of TikTok for China, will. These minors will now be restricted to only 40 minutes of use per day and will not be able to access the app between 22:00 and 06:00 at all.

ByteDance also urges parents to add more extensive user data to prevent children from lying about their age to avoid the ban. At the same time, the company has launched a new TikTok app called Xiao Qu Xing (“Little Fun Star”), which offers short educational videos.

This is another pretty dramatic move as part of China’s greater restriction on digital media and video games. Officials recently described gambling as ‘mental opium’ and.

According to reports, Chinese leaders are concerned that children become addicted to video games, which has a detrimental effect on their development. The science behind video game addiction is controversial and controversial, with research on the condition.

However, the changes to Douyin are unlikely to be as large in isolation, as it is estimated that less than half a percent of users are under 14. This is just the general trend worth keeping an eye on. , especially as this anti-game rhetoric spreads to other countries.

– Dan Cooper

No more drilling or unsightly drawers on your table, desk or nightstand.

IKEA

When I added an Ikea wireless charging plate to my Ikea night comb, I had to buy a custom Ikea hole saw to drill through. As it turns out, the furniture from Ikea is so weak that I could only scorch the wood and the paint with the friction of the saw. The loading board was mercifully large enough to cover the brand marks, so I never got lectures on how bad I am with DIY. However, I learned my lesson that drilling out a QI charger was not my strong point.

Ikea seems to feel the same and has now introduced the new charger, which is powerful enough to charge a phone at the bottom of your desktop. You can stick or screw the thick $ 40 unit to the bottom of a suitable wooden or plastic table top. All you have to do is drop your phone in the right place and watch about 5W of juice end up in your phone. Or, at least, when you arrive in October.

It costs … awful selfies.

Image of the back plate of the ZTE Axon 30

Mat Smith

is one of the rare smartphones that offers an (almost) invisible camera on the front. The lack of notch, punch hole or cutout means users can take full advantage of the 30s’ amazing 6.92-inch, 2,460 x 1,080 120Hz AMOLED screen. But for $ 500, there are some compromises you have to accept, including poor selfies. We will not spoil the rest of Mat Smith’s review, but suffice it to say that his feelings on this device are quite complicated.

Your iPad, Watch and Apple TV also get updated operating systems.

iOS 15

Cherlynn Low

and his cousin-specific cousins ​​have now arrived and are going to go over your technology while we talk. Some of the biggest new features include upgraded FaceTime and messaging, better notifications and a Google Lens-esque Live Text feature. Some of the more notable features announced at WWDC have not yet arrived, including SharePlay, but it is expected to drop later in the year. At the same time, Apple has the complete trailer for Vink, the about a man, his dog and his robot trying to survive after the world ended. I imagine it’s a bit like Cormac McCarthy wrote Turner and Hooch to look Short circuit.

Uh Oh.

Honor

Honor

When Huawei appeared on the US entity list, the Chinese giant was prevented from cooperating with almost every technical enterprise. Huawei could not get chips from Intel or Qualcomm, or get software help (and access to Play Store) from Google. As a result, Huawei and its budget division have flushed out to be free of the sanctions that threaten its own future as a global brand.

Unfortunately, the best plans can be undone by a person who decides whether Honor should go on the same list. Reports indicate that teams from the Pentagon and the Department of Energy are in favor of the addition, while the Department of Commerce and State are opposed to it. However, if this deadlock cannot be resolved, the decision could end up on Joe Biden’s desk to find out.

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