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Firefox Will Get Audio Indicators To Identify Noisy Tabs

07/24/2015, Sometimes much to our annoyance, some websites like to automatically load videos or play music in the background (no, it does not enhance our experience!), and if you’re the type that has multiple tabs open, trying to find that pesky website can be...

Amazon Accused Of Spying On A Reviewer’s Social Media

07/24/2015, Amazon lets users post reviews on products that they have actually bought and use. It makes sense since sometimes some users need a bit of convincing by others to determine if the product is right for them. In fact Amazon makes it a point to block reviews...

Flickr Reintroduces Paid “Pro” Tier

07/23/2015, A couple of years ago, Flickr sort of did away with their Pro tier. Basically the photo service took some of the features of the paid feature and added it to free accounts. However if you consider yourself a serious shutterbug and kind of missed what the...

Movie Studios Report Themselves To Google For Takedown Requests

07/23/2015, We can only assume that on a daily basis, movie studios have some kind of system in place where they scan for torrent activity for their movies, as well as scour the web for any links or listings that will take users to piracy websites where they can...

YouTube Will Now Roll Out 360-degree Video Ads

07/23/2015, A few months ago, YouTube rolled out 360-degree videos. It was a pretty cool idea and to date we’ve seen quite a few good examples. They make for great interactive videos especially for users who might have virtual reality headsets. However we suppose...

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Report And Remove Revenge Porn

07/22/2015, Revenge porn is a nasty business but unfortunately it exists, despite some places making it illegal to upload and share such videos. However it seems that Microsoft wants to do their part in making it easier for victims or families of victims to report...

Google Exec Clarifies Google+ Photos Closure

07/22/2015, A couple of days ago, Google announced that come 1st of August, they will be shutting down Google+ Photos. Now some of you guys might be confused about it and some apparently have taken this to mean that Google+ will no longer support photos, but that’s...

Twitch Makes The Switch From Flash To HTML5

07/22/2015, Flash used to be the darling of web developers back in the day. Almost every website you visited would incorporate Flash into its menus, videos, and so on. Fast forward to today, many are treating Flash like the red-headed stepchild, and while it might...

New York Prosecutors Can Now Request For Facebook User Data

07/22/2015, If you’re living in New York and privacy is a huge concern for you, you might have to prepare yourself because according to a recent court ruling, it has been ruled that Facebook must comply with authorities and hand over user data on 381 users,...

YouTube’s Paid Video Service Could Launch By End Of 2015

07/20/2015, YouTube currently relies on ads to generate revenue. However earlier this year the company did confirm that an ad-free tier was in the works and now according to a report from Bloomberg, it seems that the company’s plans for an ad-free video streaming...

Google+ Photos Will Shut Down On The 1st Of August

07/20/2015, Earlier this year, Google announced that they would be splitting Google+ into Photos and Streams. This was followed up a couple of months later when Google announced the Google Photos standalone app which basically acts as a photo hosting service which...

Instagram Opens Up Search Capabilities For Desktop Website

07/20/2015, Instagram was designed to be browsed mainly on mobile devices. However sometimes in a pinch you can always browse the desktop version, although admittedly there are some features that are missing from the desktop version which can only be found on the...

Dating Website Ashley Madison Hacked, User Database Compromised

07/20/2015, There are dating websites and apps aimed at presumably single users. However Ashley Madison is a website that prides itself as a dating website/social network designed for users who are already in relationships. We suppose to each their own, but it seems...

Online Pirates In The UK Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail

07/20/2015, At some point in time, we’re sure most of us have been guilty of piracy, whether it be download just one song or downloading gigabytes worth of songs and movies. However it seems that the punishment for online pirates could soon be much harsher over in...