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Internet, Social Networking, Wireless & Cloud

Apple might bundle its news, TV, and music services into a single subscription

November 14, 2019

Via: TechSpot

According to a report from Bloomberg, which cites “people familiar with the matter,” Apple is considering bundling its News+, Apple TV+, and Apple Music together, and as soon as 2020. The site notes that Apple’s deals with publishers allow it […]


Internet, Social Networking

Why social networks keep tripping over their own content moderation policies

October 16, 2019

Via: The Verge

Over the past week or so, it has felt like the entire public conversation around tech has turned a now familiar question: what should stay up, and what should come down? First, there’s the ongoing debate about whether Facebook should […]


Internet, Social Networking

WhatsApp testing self-destructing messages

October 2, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is testing a new feature called “disappearing messages” that will let you send messages that disappear after a set interval. This feature was spotted by WABetaInfo in version 2.19.275 of WhatsApp for Android’s beta app in group chat […]


Internet, Social Networking

Instagram wants people to make more longform IGTV content, but it still isn’t giving them a way to monetize

September 30, 2019

Via: The Verge

Instagram is launching a new branded account today called @creators, which is meant to encourage wannabe influencers and content makers to keep creating for Instagram. The account page says it’ll address “tips, tricks, updates, IGTV, BTS (behind-the-scenes), access, insights, and […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

Gmail app finally gets dark mode

September 24, 2019

Via: Mashable

Gmail is bringing dark mode to its iOS and Android apps. Google sent out a tweet Tuesday morning that I think is trying to spell out the “Imperial March” from Star Wars. It shows us what “Dark Theme” will look […]


Internet, Social Networking

YouTube Music adds yet another useful feature designed to challenge Spotify

September 23, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Technically unveiled all the way back in 2015, YouTube Music gained prominence a full three years later, when the service was drastically redesigned and revamped, becoming Google’s primary rival to the likes of Spotify and Apple Music. Since 2018, the […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

Apple Music out of breath playing catch-up: web version finally arrives… in beta

September 6, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

We live in the age of streaming and one of the first media formats to be massively consumed over the air is music. Gone are the days of carrying CDs and most of us have even forgotten about the days […]


Internet, Social Networking

Most Google Chrome extensions have fewer than 1,000 installs

August 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The information comes from a scan of the Chrome Web Store by Extension Monitor. The biggest takeaway was that a massive 87 percent of extensions have fewer than 1,000 installs. Breaking that down even further, 50 percent of all extensions […]


Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn emails are hiding phishing scams

July 24, 2019

Via: Techradar

LinkedIn users are being warned to beware emails reportedly coming from the site following a rise in recent message scams. A report from KnowBe4 found that scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world’s most popular social media sites […]


Internet, Social Networking

YouTube Music now lets you switch to video without stopping the track

July 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song. YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July […]