Technology


Steam Now Lets You Stream Games From Anywhere Steam Now Lets You Stream Games From Anywhere
- March 15, 2019

Now, with Steam Link Anywhere , it will work outside the home as well. Their "Steam Link" streaming boxes can hook up to various displays (such as your living room TV) to grant you access to your entire Steam library from the comfort of your couch. (more...)
World Wide Web celebrates 30 years in existence World Wide Web celebrates 30 years in existence
- March 15, 2019

Google is celebrating the 30th birth anniversary of the World Wide Web with an evocative doodle . Although Mike Sendall will always be remembered for his caution about the web, Berners-Lee says he was never anything other than totally supportive of his work. (more...)
Google is redeploying Pixel staff, raising questions on its future hardware plans Google is redeploying Pixel staff, raising questions on its future hardware plans
- March 14, 2019

For now, Google is asking affected employees to seek temporary roles, meaning that the company could revert the alleged downsizing down the line. According to Business Insider , Google is now in the process of implementing a number of " roadmap cutbacks ". (more...)
Drug Charge Results in Halted Sales of ‘Yakuza’ Spin-Off Game ‘Judgment’ Drug Charge Results in Halted Sales of ‘Yakuza’ Spin-Off Game ‘Judgment’
- March 14, 2019

This will affect both physical and digital sales. According to news reports , police searched Taki's auto and house based on tips, and no drugs were found, but Taki himself tested positive for cocaine use. SEGA Japan released a statement saying it was still confirming facts and figuring out its next best step. Sega of Japan has also deleted all tweets related to Judgment . (more...)
Canada province to ban mobile phones in public classrooms Canada province to ban mobile phones in public classrooms
- March 14, 2019

Education consultation surveys from past year suggested that approximately 97 percent of respondents supported some form of restriction on phones in class, according to the government sources. In 2015, NY ended its ban on cellphones, giving schools the authority to create their own, in part because parents wanted to be able to contact their children, and it was not equally enforceable. (more...)
Facebook, Instagram outage goes global Facebook, Instagram outage goes global
- March 14, 2019

Downdetector .com has seen a spike in problem reports since about 11:00 CST. The apps owned by Facebook and Google were affected by an internet outage in different parts of the world. and Europe. The firm was forced to post on rival social media site Twitter after Facebook users received error messages when trying to post updates . (more...)
Eye check-up to detect Alzheimer's disease Eye check-up to detect Alzheimer's disease
- March 14, 2019

Although preliminary work in this small sampling yielded results that are very promising, it was noted further study making use of a larger sampling is required to validate their findings and to develop a saliva test for the disease. OCTA machines use light waves that reveal blood flow in every layer of the retina. Standard optical equipment is not now strong enough to detect the vessels, which are about half the width of a strand of hair, but they did have success using a non-invasive ... (more...)
20+ Galaxy S10, S10+, & S10e Tips and Tricks! 20+ Galaxy S10, S10+, & S10e Tips and Tricks!
- March 14, 2019

Some in the parts industry forecast 35 million to 38 million Galaxy S10 phones would be shipped out this year. By convention, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will be unveiled in the second half of the year, and the smartphone will have a 5G version. (more...)
Android Q beta available for Pixel phones Android Q beta available for Pixel phones
- March 14, 2019

With support for Android Foldables form factor, the platform will include changes such as onResume and onPause to assist multi-resume and more. Here's a closer look at what this Android Q release delivers, how to get it, and when we can expect additional updates. (more...)
Mozilla releases Firefox Send, a free encrypted file transfer service Mozilla releases Firefox Send, a free encrypted file transfer service
- March 14, 2019

One of the differences is that Firefox Send doesn't have any paid tiers-it's completely free, whether you send up to a 1GB file or log into your account to send up to a 2.5GB file. Mozilla's offering is hardly innovative, but it's easy to use and feels less cumbersome than other services. Still, Send shouldn't be trusted with the most sensitive types of data, such as files that might land a dissident or whistleblower in prison. (more...)
Verizon Discloses Pricing for Its First 5G Mobile Service Verizon Discloses Pricing for Its First 5G Mobile Service
- March 14, 2019

Verizon Communications Inc beat rivals AT&T and Sprint in the race to launch the first fifth generation mobile services in two cities in the United States at an additional cost of $10 for customers with existing unlimited plans. In Minneapolis, the initial coverage areas are Downtown West, Downtown East, Elliot Park and close to the Verizon store in the Mall of America. Nevertheless, 5G will be faster than what's available today and for that, you'll have to pay. (more...)
Facebook, Instagram allegedly down worldwide, incites social media panic Facebook, Instagram allegedly down worldwide, incites social media panic
- March 13, 2019

ET. Instagram users have reported being unable to refresh the feed, log in, or access the desktop site. DSoS is short for distributed denial of service, a cyber attack by which multiple computers flood a website's servers in an attempt to take it offline. (more...)
Outage hits Gmail users around world Outage hits Gmail users around world
- March 13, 2019

If you're unable to send emails in Gmail or upload files to Drive, you're not alone. "We will provide more information shortly", the company said on its Google Drive service website. In a statement, Google too has acknowledged the issue. The issues affected users around the globe, with people in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America reporting problems. (more...)
Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming PC, Will Be on Steam Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming PC, Will Be on Steam
- March 13, 2019

However, it is known that Halo: Reach is the first game that will be released, and the order in which each game is released thereafter is based on when they chronologically occurred in the Halo universe timeline. Honoring the iconic hero and his epic journey, The Master Chief's story is brought together with a total of 67 campaign missions plus more than 120 multiplayer maps (including the original Halo Combat Evolved maps) and Spartan Ops maps. (more...)
Over 350K Apex Legends cheaters banned, Respawn working on PC crashes Over 350K Apex Legends cheaters banned, Respawn working on PC crashes
- March 12, 2019

Here's what we know about the Battle Pass , which a recent leak suggests will drop March 12. Octane , Crypto and Prophet were already well-known leaks, but new names like Rampart , Rosie , Skunner , Wattson , Husaria, Jericho , and Nomad excited fans eager to learn unreleased info about the popular Battle Royale. (more...)
More phones than ever will get early access to Android 10 More phones than ever will get early access to Android 10
- March 12, 2019

Interested folks can side-load the beta version of Android Q upon release on their secondary devices. This means reports from the general public made after the said date will be listed and also confirms the imminent announcement of Android Q Beta. (more...)
Spotify Offering Subscribers Hulu For Free
- March 12, 2019

Hulu with ads by itself costs $5.99 a month, and the new bundle is available to new and existing Spotify subscribers. Obviously you'll need to stomach some adverts all the same: Hulu has a "no ads" package, but that's $11.99 per month. Subscribers who are now paying $12.99 per month as part of last year's bundle offer will also be automatically migrated to the regular Spotify Premium price of $9.99. (more...)
Windows 10 will automatically uninstall problematic updates Windows 10 will automatically uninstall problematic updates
- March 12, 2019

This will give Microsoft and our partners the opportunity to investigate the failure and fix any issues. If something does go wrong, Windows will boot up the device and uninstall Windows Update. Microsoft has quietly updated a support document to let us know that Windows 10 will have a crack at uninstalling borked updates - just in time for patch Tuesday. (more...)
Apple will launch its Netflix competitor on 25 March
- March 12, 2019

Apple is also planning to unveil a subscription news service at the event, as BuzzFeed previously reported, which would come after the The Wall Street Journal reported the company has ran into issues negotiating with publishers over terms that would allow it to keep half of the revenue from subscriptions. (more...)
Respawn has banned 355000 in 'ongoing war' against Apex Legends cheaters Respawn has banned 355000 in 'ongoing war' against Apex Legends cheaters
- March 12, 2019

There will also be skins, though it's unclear how many or how they will be obtained. Respawn announced over the weekend that they've passed 355k bans on PC through the Easy Anti-Cheat software, which certainly qualifies as a big number. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 caught running Android Q
- March 11, 2019

For Android Q , there's the hope that more phones from more manufacturers will join the pre-release ranks in engaging its users in new software. For reference, we tend to release the new version of Android some time in August. We'll be keeping our eyes peeled for this, but if it does launch today like Android P's first preview in mid-March 2018 , Google Pixel owners should be able to test out the software themselves. (more...)
Battlefield 5's Battle Royale Mode Leaks In New Video Battlefield 5's Battle Royale Mode Leaks In New Video
- March 11, 2019

The video shows off various parts of the game's core mechanics as well as highlighting what players can expect when they finally get their hands on Firestorm . These unlock vehicles and give your team an edge over the others. As is the norm in battle royale games, you will be able to pick up Backpacks that will increase your carrying capacity. (more...)
Fitbit launches four new wearables to make fitness tracking more affordable Fitbit launches four new wearables to make fitness tracking more affordable
- March 10, 2019

The Fitbit Versa Lite is the latest addition to the company's Versa Lineup. The Fitbit Versa Lite is joined by two wearables really meant for a budget, coming in the Inspire and Inspire HR . Fitbit believes this rapid growth provides a large opportunity to bring new consumers to the category by offering both smartwatch and tracker form factors that feel more accessible and are affordably priced. (more...)
Apex Legends hits 50 million players Apex Legends hits 50 million players
- March 10, 2019

As Respawn's Apex Legends hits its one month anniversary, it has just been revealed that over 50 million players have played this battle royale worldwide! If you do get killed, a squad member can retrieve a token of your body and sent it for revival at a randomly placed beacon on the map. (more...)
Apple To Start Making AR Headset By End Of 2019 Apple To Start Making AR Headset By End Of 2019
- March 10, 2019

Reported by 9to5Mac, Kuo has said that Apple's first AR glasses will act as a display, and the computing, rendering, internet connection and location services will come from the user's iPhone . That should ensure the glasses themselves stay relatively lightweight and comfortable to wear - more Google Glass than Microsoft HoloLens . Cross your fingers we see more of the headset sooner rather than later. (more...)
Windows 10 Now Running on 800 Million Devices Windows 10 Now Running on 800 Million Devices
- March 10, 2019

Using that same math, Windows 10 should hit a billion devices in a little over a year. If you compare Windows 7, it took almost 4 extra years for Microsoft to reach the target of 800 million devices. Microsoft did not name the reasons for the decline in performance. However, in the process of improving Windows 10 in a number of areas, gaming suffered. (more...)
Nintendo’s Latest Labo Kit Introduces Kids to Virtual Reality Nintendo’s Latest Labo Kit Introduces Kids to Virtual Reality
- March 10, 2019

The first includes a Toy-Con Elephant and Toy-Con Camera, while the second has a Toy-Con Wind Pedal and Toy-Con Bird. The kit is a way to "introduce virtual reality in a way that's fun and approachable for both kids and kids at heart", Nintendo of America incoming President Doug Bowser said in a statement. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 is still a long ways away Cyberpunk 2077 is still a long ways away
- March 10, 2019

In a brand new video offering us a behind-the-scenes look at Cyberpunk 2077 , CD Projekt RED has reiterated that the game will release "when it's ready". In an absolute steal, Sony has come up trumps with new Cyberpunk 2077 details. CD Projekt Red responded by saying that there are no plans for a closed or open beta at all at the moment. (more...)
Octopath Traveler is making a pit stop on mobile Octopath Traveler is making a pit stop on mobile
- March 10, 2019

Square Enix made a lot of fans happy today when they confirmed that more Octopath Traveler was on the way. At present, there is no confirmation of a release date, but it is expected to launch for iOS and Android devices in Japan sometime in 2019. (more...)
Spotify will come preinstalled on Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, S10E Spotify will come preinstalled on Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, S10E
- March 10, 2019

The offer is another piece of Spotify's partnership with Samsung. Spotify today announced the expanded partnership with Samsung. United States customers who have not tried out Spotify Premium can redeem 6 months of the paid-tier service for free within the app on their eligible device. (more...)