Monday October 22-nd, 2018

No internet on phone? Here's how you can still surf web No internet on phone? Here's how you can still surf web

Google Chrome for Android has received the feature to facilitate users downloaded content for viewing offline in 2016. Chrome on Android would be available in over a 100 countries including India, Nigeria, Indonesia and Brazil. Google didn't ...

Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness

This is an interactive guide within the app that encourages kids to show appreciation to their friends and family. Upon getting popular, the company is extending this app to Canada and Peru . Facebook did not comply with the requests and stated that...

Bethesda sue Warner Bros. over Westworld mobile game Bethesda sue Warner Bros. over Westworld mobile game

If you're a Westworld fan, there's a slightly out-of-tone mobile game on iOS and Android where you can build your own Westworld and interact with cartoon versions of the show's cast, because there's no violent ends an adorable art style...

Supreme Court sides with online sales tax Supreme Court sides with online sales tax

The Supreme Court overturned their 26 year-old decision, which exempted some online companies from collecting sales tax , if they didn't have a physical presence in that state. South Dakota then filed a lawsuit to declare that the new law was va...

The Steam Summer Sale should kick off later today The Steam Summer Sale should kick off later today

Steam Summer sales tend to land around the same time each yeah, with the 2017 discount season kicking off on June 22 and the 2016 one beginning on June 23. These pages feature the games from the relevant developer or publisher and by following the...

Algeria turned off the Internet to prevent fraud during exams Algeria turned off the Internet to prevent fraud during exams

The blackouts will be enforced from 20-25 June. The exam results are expected to be announced from July 22. She says she's "not comfortable" with the decision, but says "we should not passively stand in front of such a possible leak". Schools pro...

Apple admits MacBook keyboard flaws, promises free fixes Apple admits MacBook keyboard flaws, promises free fixes

However, not everybody has been impressed. Apple previous year even posted a support page detailing how users can use compressed air to clean out the keyboard themselves, however, that reportedly doesn't always work, with the issue returning .

Epic Wants To Change ‘Fortnite’s’ Endgame Epic Wants To Change ‘Fortnite’s’ Endgame

However, now according to the reports, some online scammers are simply trying to take advantage of this situation simply by spreading a fake version of Fortnite via APK file. Besides using fake installation numbers to attempt to manipulate users in...

How Supreme Court tax ruling could affect states, small businesses - and you

But by suddenly changing the ground rules, the court may have waylaid Congress's consideration of the issue", he added. Louisiana is beefing up its efforts to collect taxes on purchases made from out-of-state in... That's a big issue, considering tha...

Apple’s Wireless Charging solution still facing delays Apple’s Wireless Charging solution still facing delays

Apple showed off AirPower in September 2017 and rumors suggest it'll be released a year later. At the time, the company's marketing boss Phil Schiller said it would be available in 2018, as reflected on Apple's website , but the company failed...

Supreme Court rules in internet sales tax case Supreme Court rules in internet sales tax case

The requirement that a store have a physical presence in the state to be required to collect the taxes has become unworkable, he said. Kennedy was joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch to make the...

Microsoft Has Abandoned VR For Xbox One X

The news isn't too shocking to those who have been watching Microsoft's slow movement on virtual reality over the last few years. When the company announced its newest console, in 2016, it said the device would be capable of delivering "high-fide...

Major US Carriers Each Vow to End Broker Data Sales Major US Carriers Each Vow to End Broker Data Sales

But Securus and 3Cinteractive also provided the data to law enforcement for investigative purposes, according to Verizon and AT&T's letter to Wyden "Use of location information for investigative purposes was not an approved use case in our agreemen...

Google Measure update adds ARCore Android phone compatibility Google Measure update adds ARCore Android phone compatibility

Tape measure in your pocket at any time and anywhere? Measure can discern length or height for items both large (think furniture) and small (bananas, obviously). Do note that you first need to install ARCore to use the app. But with advances in...

European Copyright Law Changes Could Require YouTube to Pay Billions in Fees European Copyright Law Changes Could Require YouTube to Pay Billions in Fees

However, the concern from several Internet pioneers, civil liberties groups, and others who oppose the legislation fear that it will ultimately be a tool for surveillance and essentially wreck the web as we know it today, even though those favoring...

Supreme Court lets states charge internet retailers more in taxes Supreme Court lets states charge internet retailers more in taxes

When it comes to online shopping, this resulted in the states missing out on a lot of tax when something was purchased from an out-of-state company. Those companies - for example, Target - would not be impacted by Thursday's decision, he said. Fort...

Google removes direct Uber bookings from Maps Google removes direct Uber bookings from Maps

Uber is now highlighted with other ride-sharing apps such as Lyft and Gett, along with cost estimates, though all require you to open the respective app to complete a booking. This move levels the playing field for all taxi-hailing services as well. ...

While Sony did nothing, Nintendo and Microsoft just embraced cross-play While Sony did nothing, Nintendo and Microsoft just embraced cross-play

Nintendo and Microsoft have added to the pressure - whether intentional or not - with a Minecraft cross-play trailer aimed at highlighting the joys of inter-console gaming that Sony continues to deny its fans. In the video below, you'll see a b...

Apple Says Future iPhones Will Share Owner's Location When 911 Is Called Apple Says Future iPhones Will Share Owner's Location When 911 Is Called

Apple is working with a startup called RapidSOS , which specializes in sharing a cell phone's location information to the major programs used by the 6,300 emergency response departments across the US. Instead, they get the location of the cellular t...

New sportier and more advanced Audi A1 revealed New sportier and more advanced Audi A1 revealed

The optional contour and ambient lighting package brings the interior design to life in the dark if desired through LED light elements in 30 selectable colors. The park assist system automatically parallel parks the A1 Sportback and, in its latest ...

Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have stopped selling their customers’ location data Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have stopped selling their customers’ location data

Verizon will still provide data to companies offering services like fraud prevention and call routing, but it won't do so through aggregators. Wireless carriers, not their customers, decide if these companies are given data. For instance, a Missour...

Steam Summer Sale 2018 looks set to start today

Although Valve hasn't made any kind of official announcement, plenty of sources are claiming that this year's Summer Sale kicks off today, June 21. More specifically, Steam users will be combating an intergalactic force that is trying to destroy ...

Instagram Launches a New App Called IGTV for Long-Form Video

Actually, IGTV is launching without any ads at all, and Instagram isn't making direct payments to stars, either. The company is also obviously trying to strike a blow at YouTube, which has dominated mobile video for over a decade. You don't have ...

Nintendo Switch Family Showdown Headed to Disney Channel

It's great that Nintendo and Disney have chose to go with a diverse lineup of games, including single-player games, sports games, and party games. As is evident in the name, the show will be a competition between four families testing their worth i...

Microsoft Rebrands MSN News As Microsoft News, Launches New Mobile Apps Microsoft Rebrands MSN News As Microsoft News, Launches New Mobile Apps

Microsoft today revealed details about Microsoft News, its news engine that powers MSN.com, Microsoft News mobile apps, Edge start page and more. The Microsoft News app has been completely redesigned for iPhone and Android , and there's a Microsof...

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