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Chrome Extension Will Prevent Facebook Videos From Autoplaying

02/20/2017, As you might have heard, Facebook recently announced their plans to make changes to how videos are played on its platform. The company has decided that by default, videos will soon start to play automatically with the sound on. Apparently this has been...

Disney Research Builds Prototype Wireless Charging Room

02/20/2017, At the moment wireless charging is still not 100% wireless. It is wireless in the sense that your phone does not need to be attached to a cable, but you will still need to lay it on top of a wireless charging mat for it to work. In some case it might even...

Scientists Close To Resurrecting The Woolly Mammoth

02/20/2017, Over the years various animals have gone extinct, but it seems that thanks to science, we could eventually bring them back. In fact it seems that a group of scientists at Harvard are apparently close to resurrecting the wooly mammoth, a creature that has...

Amazon Lowers Free Shipping Minimum To $35

02/20/2017, It is safe to say that Amazon is currently one of the default platforms that people choose when they do their shopping online. This is because of various perks and features that Amazon offers to its customers, as well as its wide selection. However...

Germany Bans Children’s Doll Over Privacy Concerns

02/20/2017, Back in the day the toys we would play with as kids were all pretty much offline. We had dolls, action figures, board games, playsets, and so on, and all of them did not require an internet connection to play with. These days things are different as toys...

Outlook Can Now Be Used As The Amazon Echo’s Default Calendar

02/19/2017, When it comes to calendars, there are quite a few different services to choose from and it really depends on the platform that you are working most on. If you use Microsoft’s Outlook services quite frequently for your email and scheduling your...

SpaceX Mars Mission Delayed

02/19/2017, SpaceX has made no secret of the fact that it wants to go to Mars and, that too, very soon. The company previously set an ambitious target to launch its first unmanned mission to Mars in 2018 but SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell has now said that the...

Twitter’s New Protocol Will Shorten The Reach Of Abusive Accounts

02/16/2017, Twitter has in the past been criticized for being slow to respond to how their platform is being used for abuse by users who troll and cyberbully others. While Twitter has responded and instituted various methods, it is clear that some of their methods...

Yahoo Warning Some Users About Possible Malicious Activity

02/16/2017, As you might have, Yahoo has experienced a spate of hacks in the past year or so which unfortunately left many accounts compromised. However it seems that even if you were lucky enough to not have been compromised in those particular attacks, Yahoo has...

Companies Can Now Post Job Listings On Facebook

02/15/2017, Facebook is used by companies to help promote their products and services, and from time to time we’ve seen companies post updates with regards to hiring new employees. However this method isn’t exactly ideal and sometimes it can get lost in a sea of...

Twitch’s Tipping Feature Reportedly Earned Streamers $5.9 Million

02/15/2017, Last year Twitch introduced a new feature called “Cheering”, which is basically a way for viewers to tip their favorite streamers. However instead of giving money directly to streamers, viewers would have to purchase animated emotes called “bits”...

It Looks Like McDonald’s Has Reinvented The Drinking Straw

02/15/2017, The humble drinking straw is pretty straightforward in terms of its design and functionality. It’s a hollowed out tube that lets people suck liquid through it. Sure, there are a variety of designs like straws that can bend, “crazy” straws, straws...