Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Popular Podcast App Pocket Casts Goes Free, Adds New Subscription Tier Popular Podcast App Pocket Casts Goes Free, Adds New Subscription Tier

Pocket Casts imagines that the majority of their users will now comprise those who use the service for free. It remains to be seen whether free cloud space and desktop clients will be enough to convince users to upgrade to the premium subscription.

Apple iOS 13, watchOS 6 roll out Apple iOS 13, watchOS 6 roll out

But which devices will the software update be available on? Along with iOS 13, the California-based company has also started seeding watchOS 6 for Watch Series 3 and Watch Series 4. Watch Series 1 and 2 will get it later this fall. However, iOS 13....

Google announces biggest ever corporate purchase of green energy in history Google announces biggest ever corporate purchase of green energy in history

Pichai said the latest package of deals will "spur the construction of more than $2bn in new energy infrastructure", including millions of solar panels and hundreds of wind turbines across three continents. Google.org will back a $500,000 grant ...

Ghost Recon Breakpoint open beta runs September 26-29 Ghost Recon Breakpoint open beta runs September 26-29

Ubisoft has announced that an open beta for the multiplayer shooter will go live on PS4, PC and Xbox One between Thursday, September 26 and Monday, September 30. Nomad and the Ghosts are sent in on a recon mission, but their helicopters are shot...

Google Assistant gifted a new, more natural-sounding voice Google Assistant gifted a new, more natural-sounding voice

The countries with the new voice option will have an orange option or a red option. If you like it, you can simply close out the app or go to a different screen and the new voice will save automatically. Behind-the-scenes, all of at the moment's ...

Windows 10 is Getting a New Optional Update Experience Windows 10 is Getting a New Optional Update Experience

Pairing Bluetooth devices is usually a multi-step process that usually starts at the system settings app of the OS. You don't need to go to the Settings app anymore to finish pairing. There's a host of bug fixes in this update too, including one th...

Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

This places Comcast in direct competition with Roku , and investors are clearly feeling nervy as seen by the 14% drop in Roku stock today. The company's stock dropped 13.7%, to $129.88, after the news. Facebook's Portal TV, priced at $149, will ...

Xbox Game Pass gets Jump Force, LEGO Worlds and more Xbox Game Pass gets Jump Force, LEGO Worlds and more

Microsoft and Major Nelson have announced the next five titles that will be joining the Xbox Game Pass for Console library, and there's a decent variety of games here that should please gamers of all tastes. Everything is at stake: fail, and w...

Chrome for Android updated with group tabs and grid layout Chrome for Android updated with group tabs and grid layout

Previously, you could theme Chrome using the customize menu. After all, when you have dozens of tabs open, it can be hard to see which one is which. If you're one of those who open a lot of tabs on Chrome browser, you might have noticed that in suc...

Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store reopens Friday -- without the glass stairs Apple's iconic Fifth Avenue store reopens Friday -- without the glass stairs

New skylights, trees and plenty of new tech to experience. Apple dismantled its 32-foot cube - one of New York's major tourist attractions - in 2017 ahead of renovations and temporarily relocated the store. The store is one of the first major openi...

The iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro include recycled rare earth elements The iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro include recycled rare earth elements

The Taptic Engine provides haptic (touch) feedback to the iPhone , Apple Watch, and certain MacBooks by way of vibrations. This means that around 25% of all rare earths used inside the latest iPhone models are now recycled. "Traditional recyclers do...

Samsung Brings Innovative Software Innovation to PCIe Gen4 SSDs Samsung Brings Innovative Software Innovation to PCIe Gen4 SSDs

These new SSDs are incredibly fast, and take advantage of three new innovations, including fail-in-place (FIP) technology that ensures an SDD can " never die ". The two SSD series are being offered in 2.5-inch U.2 and half-height, half-length (HHHL) ...

All the action as host Japan takes on Russian Federation All the action as host Japan takes on Russian Federation

Good luck in Japan ... It's what we do with it when it happens and how we react to it when it's negative. "Obviously it's important to finish too, you've got to have people to do that". "We work really hard and the only way we could see whether we a...

Google Maps incognito mode is now in testing Google Maps incognito mode is now in testing

While it's in preview, it should rolling out to the masses soon. Privacy mode, a.k.a. Incognito mode, has become a common feature in web browsers where an entire industry has sprung up around tracking users' activities. Also present is the classic...

Huawei launches Atlas 900, world’s fastest AI training cluster

Its flagship announcement was a computer cluster, Atlas 9000, built on Huawei Ascend processors and aimed at high-end computer users such as research scientists. The company has also deployed its new AI training cluster on Huawei Cloud as a clust...

Vivo V17 Pro camera specs emerge ahead of launch Vivo V17 Pro camera specs emerge ahead of launch

The smartphone is a part of the already existing Vivo V series. Vivo V17 Pro is priced at Rs 29,990 for the 8GB + 128GB model. Connectivity options on the Vivo V17 Pro include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, and Beidu....

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users to Resell Games French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users to Resell Games

However, those hoping that this will let them sell off their backlog of unwanted games soon may be disappointed. At this point, Valve hasn't made a statement regarding this ruling and we don't know if similar cases will be brought against other dig...

Missing Magnolia teen found safe in Dobbin, Texas, authorities say Missing Magnolia teen found safe in Dobbin, Texas, authorities say

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the many partners who contributed to this exhausting search including: Montgomery County Constable Precinct 5, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Public Safety, United ...

HP Elite Dragonfly Ultra-Light Convertible Laptop Launched for Business Users HP Elite Dragonfly Ultra-Light Convertible Laptop Launched for Business Users

Meanwhile, the entire chassis is covered with an oleophobic coating, to make the entire laptop resistant to fingerprints and smudges. When it comes to the Elite Dragonfly's display, it's expected to come in three configurations, all of which are ...

Nokia 7.2 arrives in India, sales begin September 23 Nokia 7.2 arrives in India, sales begin September 23

It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC and, comes with 4/6GB of RAM alongside up to 64GB of storage. The Nokia 7 .2 also serves up a triple rear camera setup as you'd expect these days, featuring a 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide snapper,...

Google details new Stadia Premiere Edition contents Google details new Stadia Premiere Edition contents

There are a few added perks that are still exclusive to the original Founder's Edition. However, for those who weren't fortunate enough to snag the package before it was sold out, Google says it will offer a "Premiere Edition" which will come with a ...

Google Pay gets tokenised cards, business app and spot codes Google Pay gets tokenised cards, business app and spot codes

It's not an easy task of course but the tech giant is slowly adding more options for its digital assistant. Google Assistant is getting a new batch of voices to give you a bit of variety when you're shouting obscenities at it for its continued ...

Celebrate Batman day with six free games on the Epic Games Store Celebrate Batman day with six free games on the Epic Games Store

That's right: six Batman games are free to claim on the Epic Games Store . Epic Games Store is only making these games free for a limited time.so don't put off getting these for too long. The series takes you from the dank depths of Ark...

Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia Japan the center of attention in 1st Rugby World Cup in Asia

After a horror year in 2018, when they won just four of 13 Tests, slumping to sixth in the world, doing well in Japan is seen as critical to win back support for the sport in Australia . He's an Australian, whose mother is Japanese and coached his...

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon

Apple's watchOS 6 update will deliver major changes to your Apple Watch . As it turns out, that's because the new S5 chip inside the wearable is the same one as the S4 chip inside the Apple Watch Series 4 . Once you install watchOS 6, you are stu...

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