Wednesday February 26-th, 2020

When Feeling Blue (Light) Isn't So Bad

For instance, some smartphones automatically change their color at a certain time in the evening. The research seems implicitly critical of those digital device "night modes" which add a warm yellow hue to screens in the evening. What's more, the...

Amazon is letting Echo users change Alexa's voice to actor Samuel L Amazon is letting Echo users change Alexa's voice to actor Samuel L

Be it politics, sports or who received the best gift, there are many possibilities for family disputes to arise during the holiday period. As a result, the tech giant has added a function to its smart speakers that encourages the virtual assistant ...

Google brings three month Buddy Pass for Stadia Founder’s Edition owners Google brings three month Buddy Pass for Stadia Founder’s Edition owners

Now, the company is giving away an extra free Buddy Pass to all its Stadia Founder's Edition owners who can share Buddy Pass with their friends or family members to let them enjoy three months of free Stadia Pro subscription Stadia Founder's Edit...

Google Fixes Chrome for Android Bug That Led to Data Loss Google Fixes Chrome for Android Bug That Led to Data Loss

WebView bug fix: Resolves an issue in WebView where some users' app data was not visible within those apps. Pixel 4 owners with the new Assistant enabled on their phones (you have to be using one of a few English variants , enable full gesture ...

Apple, Google, Amazon to create common standard for smart home devices

The Zigbee Alliance is made up of some big names in the world of smart home accessories and appliances, with names like Samsung SmartThings, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), and IKEA included. "The industry working group will take an open-source ...

Facebook top downloaded app of the decade, Netflix most paid for Facebook top downloaded app of the decade, Netflix most paid for

Its relatively low-pressure approach to revenue generation is reflected by its absence from App Annie's decade-spanning Consumer Spend chart. According to a list from analytics firm App Annie , Facebook and its key products - Facebook app,...

Verizon outage reported nationwide WFTS Staff 7:38 AM, Dec 18, 2019 Verizon outage reported nationwide WFTS Staff 7:38 AM, Dec 18, 2019

Some customers said they were still able to use mobile data, but not phone calls. Callers are getting an, "All circuits are busy", message. The Sun Prairie Police Department in Wisconsin says all of its departments are unable to receive incoming ...

Google scraps Chrome 79 update over critical data bug Google scraps Chrome 79 update over critical data bug

Chrome updates are normally good things , but some Android users have good reason to complain about the latest release . This new version apparently changed the location where web data is stored but data stored by third-party apps using WebVie...

Cadillac Escalade To Have A 38-Inch Curved OLED Screen Cadillac Escalade To Have A 38-Inch Curved OLED Screen

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . In the video above, the steering wheel shows the green light stripe that indicates Cadillac's Super Cruise semi-autonomous capability. We have already seen what Chevrolet will have to offer on...

Major vulnerability could make you lose your group chat data forever Major vulnerability could make you lose your group chat data forever

Just by sending a maliciously crafted message to a targeted group, an attacker can trigger a fully-destructive WhatsApp crash-loop, forcing all group members to completely uninstall the app, reinstall it, and remove the group to regain normal functio...

Check out these leaked Galaxy Note 10 Lite press renders Check out these leaked Galaxy Note 10 Lite press renders

The design decision is sure to please the Samsung fans who have largely rejected the curved design, however; complaints about these displays include everything from feeling uncomfortable holding the device due to its lack of adequate bezels all the w...

Instagram will use AI to warn users about their ‘offensive’ captions Instagram will use AI to warn users about their ‘offensive’ captions

The company doesn't go into detail how it will deal with people that continue to ignore these measures, though they will probably become more aggressive in banning users given their toughened stance on bullying on the platform. The implementation is ...

DualShock 4 Back Button Peripheral Adds 2 New Buttons To PS4 Controller DualShock 4 Back Button Peripheral Adds 2 New Buttons To PS4 Controller

Now, PlayStation players have a somewhat similar option. Apparently, these improvements won't come at the cost of comfort, either. What is it? Well, it's a small unit that adds two extra buttons to the back of the controller. The product is tested an...

Big Ofcom Changes to Help Broadband ISP and Mobile Switching Big Ofcom Changes to Help Broadband ISP and Mobile Switching

Some providers sell locked devices so they can not be used on another network. Ofcom is now running a consultation on the proposals . If customers want to keep using the same device after they switch, this practice creates additional hassle an...

Porsche Macan GTS returns with more power Porsche Macan GTS returns with more power

Porsche completes the Macan series with a distinctly sporty model. Torque is up as well as horsepower, with 14 lb-ft more taking the total to 383 lb-ft. However, Porsche is also offering two other brake options. The headlight bezels and rear-lig...

Xbox Series X: Sizing Up The Hardware Iterations Xbox Series X: Sizing Up The Hardware Iterations

Microsoft have decided to make the naming of the freshly revealed Xbox Series X just that little bit more confusing. The Xbox 360 followed the first Xbox and was, in turn, succeeded not by an Xbox 720 but by the Xbox One. While there have alw...

Apple kills ‘Rewound’ app that turns iPhone into classic iPod Apple kills ‘Rewound’ app that turns iPhone into classic iPod

Rewound denies all these charges and insists that Apple was "salty" because users shared click wheel masks (the application could be customized with multiple looks, although the initial focus was on the iPod). "This is less unreasonable BUT they alr...

How a 3D Mask Can Access Your Accounts Using Facial Recognition How a 3D Mask Can Access Your Accounts Using Facial Recognition

The researchers have fooled checkpoints, banks, and even airports by wearing the printed mask of someone else's face. It turns out these masks were able to fool the systems . Each face has approximately 80 unique nodal points across the eyes, nose...

CORSAIR acquires SCUF Gaming CORSAIR acquires SCUF Gaming

Along with SCUF and Origin, Corsair also acquired Elgato previous year, a company known for its streamer-friendly capture equipment and other PC wares. Corsair announced their intended acquisition of SCUF Gaming on December 16, 2019 via the Cors...

Photoshop for iPad gains 'Select Subject' feature

Select Subject uses machine learning to enable users to automatically select the subject of an image to speed up complex selections. "This feature on the iPad works exactly the same as on Photoshop on the desktop and produces the same results, vastly...

Mobile rolling out Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8 security updates Mobile rolling out Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8 security updates

The firmware version that is sent out is G97**SQU2CSKP. The wait has officially come to an end and users on different carriers are posting screenshots online to confirm it is indeed being made available for those living in the United States.

Android 11 may include dark mode scheduling Android 11 may include dark mode scheduling

Fortunately, Android 11 will solve that according to a new discovery and bring planning to Android devices in the dark mode . Filipinos opted for the dark side in the past year, since the phrase "how to dark mode " topped Google Philippines' li...

The best iPhone XR deals are somehow even better ... again The best iPhone XR deals are somehow even better ... again

Before the launch of the iPhone 11, this was Apple's largest battery with 2942 mAh. For less information, let us tell you that the price of these upcoming iPhones will be about 50 dollars (about Rs 3,500) more than the current device. This phone iOS ...

Two men plead guilty to running large illegal streaming sites Two men plead guilty to running large illegal streaming sites

The website offered a total of 118,749 episodes of television shows and 10,980 different movies. According to Polo's plea agreement, Polo obtained infringing television programmes and movies from pirate sites around the world-including some of the ...

Corsair acquires gaming controller brand SCUF Gaming

The company has been serving up custom game controllers since 2011, with high-end designs that predate first-party options; Microsoft's Xbox Elite Wireless Controller debuted in 2015, and the Series 2 (hands-down the best PC controller in our opi...

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