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You Can Now Take Amazon’s Alexa For A Spin In Your Browser

05/27/2016, With all the different voice assistants available in today’s market, we’re sure that many were skeptical about Amazon’s ability to create their own voice assistant when they launched the Echo speakers. Turns out that many were pleasantly surprised...

Twitter To Enable 30-Second Spotify Clip Previews On Your Timeline

05/26/2016, A couple of years ago, Twitter announced a feature called Audio Cards which basically allowed users to embed links that could play within Twitter itself, as opposed to having to launch a separate website. However at that time, the feature was only...

Reddit Starts Beta Testing Their Own Image Hosting Service

05/26/2016, For the longest time ever, Reddit and Imgur have had an informal partnership of sorts, in which many image-related posts on Reddit were uploaded onto Imgur and users could link to Imgur directly from their titles alone. However it looks like that will...

More Than 2,500 Twitter Accounts Hijacked To Promote Adult Sites

05/24/2016, The thing about having many followers on social media websites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook is that you’ve got to be careful of what you say, because what you say could be read by thousands or millions of people, some of whom could take what...

Twitter Details What Won’t Count Against 140 Characters

05/24/2016, It was reported a couple of weeks ago that Twitter is going to relax the rules related to its 140 characters limit for tweets. The company today announced that it’s going to allow users to express even more in 140 characters, meaning that it’s...

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 5 Leaked Online

05/22/2016, The new Game of Thrones episode doesn’t air until a few more hours but it appears that the episode has already been leaked online. It turns out that the Game of Thrones season 6 episode 5 was leaked online and has since spread rapidly across torrent...

Mom In Chewbacca Mask Has The Internet In Fits

05/22/2016, Sometimes, even the most unlikely things can go viral on the internet. That’s really the power of this medium, it can take something to heights of popularity in a very short span of time, this is what we call “going viral,” and the...

Reddit Threads Can Now Be Embedded In Other Websites

05/20/2016, [photos] Redscarf and GMK in the grass. from MechanicalKeyboards Have you ever wanted to share a Reddit thread on your website? In the past the best you could do was create a screenshot of the thread and its relevant comments, or maybe even provide a link...

China Accused To Flooding Social Media With Fake Posts

05/20/2016, Social media holds a lot of sway over society, which is why some Instagrammers get paid tens of thousands of dollars to advertise certain products because it makes people feel like they have discovered something, as opposed to traditional advertising...

Fox Just DMCA-ed A Video Clip That They Do Not Own

05/20/2016, From time to time you’ll come across videos with the sound removed due to copyright violations, or in some cases the entire video has been removed due to a DMCA request by the publisher, recording label, or movie studio that owns it. It makes sense and...

Netflix Launches New Website To Test Your Internet Speed

05/18/2016, Netflix users have had to face issues where their internet service providers were throttling traffic to the online video streaming service. Those who didn’t know they were being throttled felt that Netflix’s quality wasn’t up to par even...

Facebook Was Blocked In Vietnam Over The Weekend

05/18/2016, With social media, everyone is pretty much connected to each other in some way. It also makes it easy to organize events, like inviting people to a gathering like a wedding, a movie, a charity, a blood drive, and so on. It can also be used to help...

‘Mr. Robot’ TV Show About Hacking Has Its Website Hacked

05/16/2016, For those who haven’t watched the USA Network TV show “Mr. Robot”, it is basically the modern day equivalent of Fight Club, except with a lot more hacking involved. The show has been praised for the attention it has paid to the technical aspects of...

Google To Start Blocking Flash In Chrome This Year

05/16/2016, Adobe’s Flash platform is no longer what it used to be. Granted it helped pave the way for the dynamic websites that we all know today, but these days it is pretty obvious that web developers tend to favor HTML5 more than Flash. In fact last year Google...