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Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music

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Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Such controls already exist with rival Apple Music, thanks to a broader push by Apple to give parents easier ways to monitor the use of gadgets by kids and to share content across devices within families. Now Spotify will update its Premium Family plans to enable parents to filter out explicit content for their kids. For $15 per month, Spotify’s family service allows up to six users who reside at the same address to share an account. But in practice, those family accounts function as separate accounts, with little overlap or ways to interact. The controls will be part of a new administrative hub that attempts to…
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The best 4K TV deals in the UK this week: LG, Philips, Hisense, Panasonic, and more

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DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Save money on some of the best 4K TVs available. Image: Amazon By Robert Anderson2019-08-19 10:10:04 UTC TL;DR: The affordable Hisense 43-Inch 4K UHD HDR Smart TV is on sale for £299, saving you £100 on list price. 4K TV deals are a thing of beauty, but are continuously changing. This can make it difficult to find the best deal. We have tracked down the best 4K TV deals in the UK, to ensure you save big on your next model. There's loads of great deals up for grabs, including discounts on top brands like LG, Philips, Sony, Hisense, and more.  Hisense continues to offer…
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No Man’s Sky: Beyond guide — How it works in VR

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Now that No Man’s Sky: Beyond is finally out, including comprehensive VR support, we know there’s a lot of you that are about to return to the game after a long hiatus or are about to experience it for the very first time. Regardless, these beginner tips and tricks are for anyone playing the game in VR for the first time. Anyone that’s familiar with No Man’s Sky can tell you that it’s a very complex and enormous game that’s essentially limitless. And with that sheer breadth of content comes a lot of intricacy that can often times seem confusing or overwhelming. Although this guide cannot cover everything the game has to offer, this will go over the basics of getting start in VR and some general tips to keep in mind…
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Start learning to code with C# for $14 with this 21-hour master class

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. In just 21 hours of training, this master class will guide you through the C# basics and more. Image: pexels  By StackCommerceMashable Deals2019-08-18 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: Get the comprehensive Complete C# Master Class Course for $12.99. Usually priced at $200, you'll be saving an impressive 93%.   Remember back in the day when you had to spend years in school and/or your life savings to learn to code? Those days are long gone. Getting into coding is easier — and more affordable — than ever before. Since there are approximately a gazillion coding languages out there, choosing one to start with is no easy feat. But since C# is among the most popular…
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How Cloudhead Games and Valve worked together on Aperture Hand Lab

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Over the last five years Denny Unger and his partners at Cloudhead Games would talk about possible VR projects with some of the world’s largest companies. Cloudhead staff would build pitch decks and work out the fundamentals of VR games that could become dream projects for everyone involved. That is, if the funding partners ever followed through. Unger got the impression that whenever an executive in charge of paying for one of these potential VR games got a sense from Cloudhead of what install base they might reach with a well-made VR game — they’d turn into a ghost. “We want to make VR games,” Unger says. “That is all we want to do. And we want to be there with some amazing stuff when the market tips.” Over the…
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Keep your wires and cords super organized with this $20 hub

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Nomad charging hub can power up to three devices at once. Image: NOMAD By STACKCOMMERCEMashable Deals2019-08-17 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: The Nomad 3-port charging hub is $19.99 in the Mashable Shop. It's typically $49.95, so you'll save 29.96 We wouldn't last a day without our multiple devices — think wireless headphones, smartphones, and tablets — on hand. The problem with needing so many essential tech products is that they all die, and when they all hit zero percent at once we have to pick and choose which ones deserve to be powered up first. It’s like picking your favorite child.  While power strips can quickly remedy that situation, they look bulky around the…
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The Best Android Screen Protectors of 2020

The Best Android Screen Protectors of 2020

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Looking for the best android screen protectors? You just found the right place. Although newer Android phone screens are made to be scratch and dust-proof, however, it is still necessary to apply for screen protection on them. The best android screen protectors offer more resistance to dust, scratch, and won't interfere with the touchscreen operation. In addition, the best android screens are easy to install, durable, flexible and are very transparent. On this page, we researched a couple of Android screens in the market and arrived at the conclusion that these 8 Android screens protectors are the best. So if you ready to find out more about the best android screens protectors, just scroll down and learn more. Overall Best: IQ Shield LiQuidSkin Galaxy S8 Screen Protector The IQ Shield…
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My.Games will launch global game store in Q4

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My.Games is a Russian game publisher that is going global. And so the company announced today that its My.Games Store will debut in the fourth quarter. Developers and publishers will be able to distribute free-to-play and premium games through the My.Games Store while gamers will benefit from a wide range of PC titles and unique gaming services. “I’m pleased to announce the launch of My.Games Store, our global gaming platform,” said My.Games CEO Vasiliy Maguryan, in a statement. “Although our background is delivering free-to-play and premium titles to an Eastern European audience, the My.Games Store is the next step in bringing our expertise to a global market. We believe we can offer a wealth of support and knowledge to studios and publishers looking to reach both a Russian and a…
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What to do When You Can’t Log into Your Macbook

What to do When You Can’t Log into Your Macbook

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If you're been faced with the issue of being unable to log into your Macbook, then this article is for you. There are serval things you could do in other to re-establish login access to MacBook, however, the best and easiest thing to do when you can log into your Macbook is to create a spear admin account. The purpose of this account is that it will act as an alternative in the event that you lost your original username or password. Usually, this account doesn't have any changes to its preference files and doesn’t have any data apart from the one OS X adds while the account is been created. The importance of having an alternative admin account can be seen especially when you’re having issues with your Macbook.…
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