Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Consumers spent $17 billion through the App Store in Q2 of 2020 Consumers spent $17 billion through the App Store in Q2 of 2020

The malware had been hiding from security checks by hiding in apps that seemed legitimate. Google in January had said that it had removed over 1,700 apps that contained the malware Bread, also known as Joker. "In an attempt to minimize Joker's fi...

Google won't offer cloud services in China after all Google won't offer cloud services in China after all

Google has just canceled a major cloud service called Isolated Region in China . Isolated Region is an area where the data centers and networking solutions are established, with complying with local data regulations. It revealed that its run rate ...

Ready Player One sequel ready Player Two coming in November Ready Player One sequel ready Player Two coming in November

In the meantime, you can pre-order Ready Player Two which is available on all relevant shopping sites. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Ballantine Books (under Penguin Random House) has announced a release date of November 24 for Ready...

Support for 1,000 Meeting Attendees, New Hardware — Microsoft Teams Roadmap Support for 1,000 Meeting Attendees, New Hardware — Microsoft Teams Roadmap

Spataro says that while some of the new Teams features incorporate emojis and Microsoft's AI voice assistant Cortana , the headline add-on is " Together Mode ". It will be available to download from GitHub in the coming weeks. Speaking of boring, ...

Worldwide PC shipments grew due to work-from-home arrangements Worldwide PC shipments grew due to work-from-home arrangements

IDC estimated the shipments of traditional PCs for the April-through-June period. Acer shipped 4 million units in this quarter which is 23.6% more than the corresponding quarter a year ago and Asus shipped 3.5 million units, a 21.4% improvement.

Apple expands iPhone fix services to hundreds of new locations across US Apple expands iPhone fix services to hundreds of new locations across US

Apple began the program last year in the United States after years of lobbying against state-level "right to repair" bills that would have compelled it to provide parts to independent shops. That may not damage Apple's bottom line too much these days...

Spotify, Tinder, Pinterest down as iOS apps crash Spotify, Tinder, Pinterest down as iOS apps crash

On Friday, Spotify's official Spotify Status account on Twitter said that the company is investigating an issue, with no further details disclosed. Spotify , Pinterest , Tinder and other popular apps are now crashing for a large number of iOS ...

#Goyaway: Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Praises President Trump #Goyaway: Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Praises President Trump

By late Thursday night, the hashtags #BoycottGoya , #BoycottGoyaFoods and #Goyaway were all trending on Twitter . Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, retweeted the video clip of Unanue's speech while calling on American people to think twice be...

Vodafone, BT: we need years to drop Huawei gear Vodafone, BT: we need years to drop Huawei gear

He said Huawei can meet the near-term demands of British customers through existing stockpiles. Mr Zhang also urged the Government to give Huawei time to understand the implication of USA sanctions before choosing to ban the company from digital in...

2nd team exits MLS event as players contract virus 2nd team exits MLS event as players contract virus

Nashville's exit comes just days after FC Dallas was forced to pull out from the tournament, as 10 of its players and a coach tested positive for COVID-19 after reaching Orlando. The timetable for the return of players who have tested positive wi...

Google confirms the next Nest Speaker Google confirms the next Nest Speaker

We speculated that it might be Google's upcoming Android TV dongle because of the level of connectivity, but instead, thanks to the same device receiving similar testing and certification in Japan, we know it's the new Google Nest speaker that s...

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run opens for pre-registration on iOS & Android Crash Bandicoot: On the Run opens for pre-registration on iOS & Android

It's not called Candy Crash Saga , though. Thanks to the new description we know that Crash Bandicoot: On the Run will see you battling iconic characters like Scorporilla and Dingodile, earning XP and Crash points, teaming up with Coco, crafti...

Sony Corporation invests $250 million in Epic Games to acquire minority interest Sony Corporation invests $250 million in Epic Games to acquire minority interest

The PlayStation maker and Fortnite proprietor didn't disclose the new value of the games company. This investment follows sony partnering with Epic Games on the unveiling of Unreal Engine 5 with a PS5 demo running in realtime. This will have ...

How to use WhatsApp’s animated stickers How to use WhatsApp’s animated stickers

Make sure you are running the latest version of WhatsApp to access animated stickers which is v2.20.194.16 for Android and v2.20.70 for iOS . Right now, WhatsApp has a couple of animated sticker packs like Chummy Chum Chums, Rico's Sweet Life, P...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ leak points to massive battery Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ leak points to massive battery

There's an option to show a trail on the pointer, too. As you can see above the video shows off the location of the S Pen silo with this year it being swapped to the other side - an interesting choice which we suspect was made to fit all the new ...

Seoul mayor reported missing as police launch search operation Seoul mayor reported missing as police launch search operation

His body was found on Bukak mountain in the Seongbuk-gu neighborhood, which is close to his official residence in Jongno-gu. There was no sign of foul play although a detailed investigation would be needed, police official Choi Ik-soo told reporter...

Coronavirus: Madurai restaurant prepares ‘mask parottas’; here’s how people reacted

That was how Temple City's mask parottas came to be. Wearing your mask to save yourself from coronavirus? Twitter was flooded with amusing posts of Madurai's "mask" parotta . Satish used the traditional veechu parotta to replicate the de...

Tesla Stock Jump Puts Elon Musk Close to a $1.8 Billion Payday Tesla Stock Jump Puts Elon Musk Close to a $1.8 Billion Payday

Tesla's mixed messages have drawn controversy and regulatory scrutiny. "I'm extremely confident that " Level 5 ", or essentially complete autonomy, will happen, and I think will happen very quickly", Musk said. Tesla's average market capitalizati...

Apple iPhone 12 5G models to feature OLED displays Apple iPhone 12 5G models to feature OLED displays

These companies combined sold over 503 million phones in 2019 which means if they made a decision to stop including this, they will save on costs and the environmental impact of having such chargers lying everywhere will be greatly minimized.

Android 11 Beta 2 Arrives Android 11 Beta 2 Arrives

According to Android Police , Google inadvertently revealed the launch date at the recently held "Hey Google" Smart Home Summit in US, when a presentation slide revealed a "checklist" the launch of Android 11 on September 8. As with any Beta pro...

Microsoft Hires Movial To Build Android OS for Microsoft Devices Microsoft Hires Movial To Build Android OS for Microsoft Devices

Microsoft has acquired the Finnish firm Movial, which had been working with it on the Android OS that will power Surface Duo . The upcoming Microsoft Surface Duo is an interesting device, to say the least. Now, the company is hiring all the Movial...

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Confirmed For August 5 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Confirmed For August 5

This aligns perfectly with what Samsung is sharing now in its Galaxy Unpacked event teaser invite. Samsung has officially confirmed the date for its upcoming Unpacked event , which could very well be when the company officially unveils the G...

WhatsApp animated stickers now available to all users WhatsApp animated stickers now available to all users

Soon when you meet someone new, you will be able to scan their QR code to add them to your contacts. Following in the footsteps of a number of rival messaging apps, including iMessage and Telegram , which expanded on the concept of stickers to...

Amazon's Alexa App Gains 'Hands-Free' Voice Activation Feature Amazon's Alexa App Gains 'Hands-Free' Voice Activation Feature

Customers will know that Alexa is listening when the app displays what Amazon calls "an animated blue bar" at the bottom of their screen. The feature's now live, and seems to work pretty well from my testing. After updating the app, users will be p...

LinkedIn caught copying clipboard data, but Microsoft says it's fixed the bug LinkedIn caught copying clipboard data, but Microsoft says it's fixed the bug

References to the feature were found in the Wallet app by 9to5Mac after updating to the second iOS 14 beta that was released today . Over the weekend, Reddit told The Verge that they're discontinuing the practice in response to the public's c...

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