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Apps & OS, Mobile

Snapchat was down for thousands of users in the US

April 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The current lockdown situation is a test for many people’s nerves, but also for online services and social networks. After Apple News showed a Feed Unavailable error in the Today tab a few days ago, now Snapchat is also experiencing […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google launches free version of Stadia with a two-month Pro trial

April 8, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google is launching the free version of its Stadia game streaming service today. Anyone with a Gmail address can sign up, and Google is even providing a free two-month trial of Stadia Pro as part of the launch. It comes […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Samsung Internet Browser beta shows privacy and interface improvements

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung devices come with the South Korean giant’s own app ecosystem, including an email client and an internet browser app. And although most Android users usually stick with Google’s offerings, namely Gmail and Google Chrome, Samsung’s own internet browser is […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google is temporarily rolling back Chrome’s SameSite cookie requirements

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

With the launch of Chrome 80 in February, Google began gradually rolling out an update that changes how third-party cookies work on websites, called “SameSite.” Today, it announced that it is temporarily rolling back this SameSite requirements in light of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call

April 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software and remind people that using the app isn’t complicated. The company tweeted a reminder today that users can now start a video meeting and […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN is launching in beta for macOS and Windows

April 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN service began its life last year as a free add-on to the company’s 1.1.1.1 app — which itself is a DNS resolver application that promises faster internet — and was immediately popular. (There were, at one point […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s new scrolling News Bar app brings your PC back to the ‘90s

March 31, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has created a scrolling news bar app for Windows 10. It sits above the Windows taskbar and provides scrolling 24/7 news from more than 4,500 publications alongside customizable stock information. It’s very similar to scrolling news apps we used […]


Apps & OS, Internet, Mobile, Social Networking

WhatsApp to support multiple devices under one account and expiring messages

March 31, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

We’ve learned from WhatsApp fansite WABetainfo (via MSPoweruser) that the convenience of using your WhatsApp account on multiple devices is finally to arrive soon. Of course, you will be sent a security notification when your account is accessed on a […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft aims to win back consumers with new Microsoft 365 subscriptions

March 30, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is unveiling its new Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions today, which are designed to replace and enhance existing Office 365 consumer plans. Much like the Office 365 Personal and Home subscriptions that exist today, Microsoft 365 Personal and […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Samsung’s One UI 2.1 update may skip the Galaxy Note 9 and S9 after all

March 30, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Earlier, a Samsung community moderator hinted that the Galaxy Note 9 and S9 may get One UI 2.1. A recent notification sent through the Samsung Members app now says otherwise. Roughly translated, it states that there are no plans for […]