Youdao Launches Latest Dictionary Pen with Cutting-Edge New Features

BEIJING, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Youdao, Inc. (“Youdao” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DAO), a leading intelligent learning company in China, announces the launch of the latest generation of its dictionary pen series – Youdao Dictionary Pen 3.

The 3rd generation Youdao Dictionary Pen was unveiled at a product launch event on December 1, 2020 in Beijing, China. This new intelligent translator uses the Company’s most innovative technologies to bring two groundbreaking experiences to customers – the “Tap and Check” function and the “Interactive Reading” function.

The “Tap and Check” function, developed through Youdao’s homegrown super-sensing optical system, allows users to search for a translation instantly with just one tap. The feature significantly enhances user experience, boosting speed and efficiency for customers searching for words and translations.

The “Interactive Reading” function brings a brand-new three-dimensional feel to users and was developed keeping Youdao’s younger customers in

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Apple redesigns Accessibility hub, launches videos on new features

Apple’s products have a wide variety of accessibility features, which can help people with disabilities personalize these products to better suit their needs. 

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Apple redesigns Accessibility hub, launches videos on new features

On Thursday – December 3, which is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – the company launched a redesigned Accessibility hub, detailing some of these features in products such as the iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac and iPad. The site is divided in four sections: Vision, Mobility, Hearing, and Cognitive, each with several examples of features that may be useful to people with disabilities. 

Each feature page lists all the devices where that feature is available, and provides direct links to set it up on different devices. Links with more detailed or specific explanations are also provided. 

Coinciding with the redesign, Apple also launched a collection of videos which explain how to use some

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YouTube introduces new features to address toxic comments

YouTube today announced it’s launching a new feature that will push commenters to reconsider their hateful and offensive remarks before posting. It will also begin testing a filter that allows creators to avoid having to read some of the hurtful comments on their channel that had been automatically held for review. The new features are meant to address long standing issues with the quality of comments on YouTube’s platform — a problem creators have complained about for years.


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The company said it will also soon run a survey aimed at giving equal opportunity to creators, and whose data can help the company to better understand how some creators are more disproportionately impacted by online hate and harassment.

The new commenting feature, rolling out today, is a significant change for YouTube.

The feature appears when users are about to post something offensive in a video’s comments section and warns

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New Episode of Gathering STEAM Features Clubhouse Network’s [email protected] Media Festival

Mr. Ettaro interviews Jeff Arthur, Community Liaison for the Clubhouse Network in Oakland, Ca.

The latest episode of Gathering STEAM, an NCS-led course for Fairfax County Public Schools students in grades 7-12, focuses on an opportunity for students to get involved in the Clubhouse Network’s Global [email protected] Media Festival.

The festival encourages youth to create media that describe their personal experiences and gives voice to their ideas, feelings and concerns. Youth gain exposure through exhibition opportunities that showcase their perspectives.

The Clubhouse Network is an international community of more than 100 Clubhouses, 10 of which are located at NCS facilities in Fairfax County. Each Clubhouse provides a creative, safe and free out-of-school learning environment where young people work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas and develop new skills through technology.

Gathering STEAM is an authorized afterschool program and is currently available through three Fairfax County public schools

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Apple Watch Series 7 To Have Innovative Features, Upgraded Design, Insider Says

Apple’s next update to the highly successful Apple Watch is expected next Fall, and according to Ming-Chi Kuo from TFI Securities, it’s going to be a big update inside and out.

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In a new research note seen by Joe Rossignol at MacRumors, Kuo hints that 2021 will be a big year for Apple Watch. It seems that sales of the current flagship, Apple Watch Series 6 and the surprise mid-range model, Apple Watch SE have been brisk and so next year will be the time for an all-new look.

That’s certainly on schedule: the first three years of Apple Watch models all had an identical design.

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Ninja’s newest gamer hoodie features a ‘patent-pending’ headphone-compatible hood

Popular streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has announced his next piece of branded gear — a custom $60 hoodie with a “patent-pending” system that’s designed to let customers wear a headset over the hood while still enjoying their music or games uninterrupted.

The hoodie works by featuring a “polymesh” ear hole on each side of the hood, allowing for sound from the headset to pass through instead of getting muffled by the (usually) thick material of a sweatshirt hood.

The idea isn’t a new one: this year has already seen an also patented gamer hoodie from Champion, albeit one

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All the new Fitbit features coming to the Sense and Versa 3 in the latest OS update

If you’ve got a Fitbit Sense or Versa 3, you have a few new features to explore on your smartwatch. With the update to Fitbit OS 5.1, you’ll now have the option to use Google Assistant  as your Fitbit’s voice assistant instead of Amazon’s Alexa, which has been available on the watches since launch. The update will also allow you to take calls on the watch when your phone is nearby, dictate text replies from your wrist (Android only) and access more health data while you sleep. 

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The update to OS 5.1 comes just a month after its last software update, which activated the built-in electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) on the Fitbit Sense  in the US, some European countries and Hong Kong. 

Fitbit launched two new smartwatches

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Huawei’s Awesome Upgrade Features On Its Latest Smartphone

Huawei’s latest flagship phone, the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 40 RS, has a clever feature that’s extremely timely. And a newly revealed patent hints that more phones may have this technology down the line.

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Right now, with Covid-19 everywhere, there are certain health metrics which are especially important. The Apple Watch Series 6 and other wearables can measure bloody oxygen levels, for a start.

And now, you can check your temperature in less than a second with the new phone. It’s down to an Infrared Thermometry Sensor, as Huawei calls it, and it sits among the camera array on the back of the phone.

In use, you simply hold it against your wrist or

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Facebook plans to woo Biden with vaccine, climate change features: FT

  • Facebook is building a strategy to help get on President-elect Joe Biden’s good side, company sources told the Financial Times.
  • Facebook is reportedly planning to crack down harder on COVID-19 misinformation, and is considering adding an information banner to its site encouraging users to get vaccinated.
  • Facebook is also reportedly looking at ways to encourage users to engage with content about the Paris Climate Agreement, which Biden has pledged to rejoin. The US left the agreement in November.
  • Facebook plans to make Nick Clegg its main point of contact with Washington, the FT reported. Clegg was deputy prime minister in Britain during Biden’s term as vice-president.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Facebook is gearing up to woo President-elect Joe Biden by promoting vaccine and climate change information, according to a report from the Financial Times.

Citing anonymous company “insiders,” the FT reports Facebook is planning to crack down

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This fintech and blockchain training bundle features 8 courses for $40

Blockchain could very well be the technology of the future. It’s gaining ground among businesses and financial providers because of its ability to record information across multiple systems, which improves transparency and security while reducing the risk of data tampering or loss. Similarly, blockchain may be used to solve ethics and bias issues in regards to machine learning and AI algorithms.

With the rise of big data and fintech, blockchain will play a pivotal role in our economy moving forward, so learning how blockchain works and how it can be applied will help you stand out on the job market. If you’re looking for fun, comprehensive courses that will get you up to speed with blockchain, fintech, data science, and more, look no further than The Ultimate FinTech & Blockchain Bootcamp Bundle by FinTech School. This bundle is available to ZDNet readers for $39.99, but you can get an additional

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