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Google App Update Uses 3D Touch To Generate Trivia

02/02/2016, Apple’s 3D Touch on the iPhones is useful for shortcuts. For the most part a lot of these shortcuts are functional, but recently it seems that Google has come up with a rather novel way of using the feature. In a recent update to its Google search app...

Twitter Opens Up Trending Tweets For Non-Users In 23 Countries

02/02/2016, Twitter decided to make trending tweets more accessible last year by allowing any and all visitors to view them on the twitter.com homepage regardless of whether or not they were a regular user with an account. This helped position the service as a 24/7...

UC-Berkeley Students Allege Google Illegally Scanned Their Emails

02/02/2016, There are many universities and colleges that rely on Google’s email platform, Gmail, to provide and manage emails of their students. However it seems that over in UC-Berkeley, some students were too thrilled about Gmail as their service because they...

The Fine Bros Withdraws Trademark For “React” Videos

02/02/2016, Remember when Sony tried to trademark the term “Let’s Play” but was rejected? Given that it’s such a generic term, no doubt had they been successful, plenty of videos with the “Let’s Play” term in their title could have potentially been in...

Facebook Changing Up Its News Feed Algorithm Again

02/02/2016, Our Facebook News Feed is flooded with posts from friends, people we follow, brands we like, celebrities, and etc. Sometimes it becomes a bit too messy and complex, but the good news is that Facebook is once again working to change the algorithm of its...

Gmail Now Has 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

02/01/2016, More often than not when you look at people’s contact information online, you will find that they have a Gmail address, so the question is, exactly how popular is Gmail? During Alphabet’s first earnings call, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai revealed that...

Tidal Releases New Trailer For Its First TV Show

02/01/2016, Tidal, Jay-Z’s music streaming service, is trying to compete in a very competitive market where the likes of Spotify make it quite hard for newcomers to amass a sizeable user base. It may be a hi-fidelity music streaming service but that...

Comcast Customer Sets Up Bot To Tweet Whenever Internet Speeds Drop

02/01/2016, Internet speeds fluctuate. Sometimes it can get bad enough where your net slows down to an unusable crawl, and usually ringing in to the customer service center doesn’t really do much, since all they’ll do is log your complaint and promise to look...

Samsung Smartphones Updated With Ad Blocking Support

01/31/2016, There are currently apps available for Android that allows users to block ads, but for the most part users have always had to resort to third-party solutions. However according to a report from The Verge, it looks like Samsung wants to bake in those...

Stop Microsoft From Taking Away Your 15GB OneDrive Free Storage

01/31/2016, It was back in November last year that Microsoft announced it was going to reduce the amount of free storage it gives all OneDrive users from 15GB to 5GB. Naturally users started criticizing Microsoft for this move so it had to backtrack slightly. The...

Facebook To Ban Private Firearm Transactions On Its Site

01/29/2016, Facebook, apart from being a social media website, can also be used to perform transactions. Sellers could post what they are selling on Facebook groups, and interested buyers can contact them and arrange a meeting, or make a direct deposit in which the...

Facebook Easter Egg Turns Your Photos Into ASCII Art

01/29/2016, If you used to chat on platforms like IRC back in the day, chances are you might be very familiar with ASCII art. For those who aren’t familiar, ASCII art is basically where characters and symbols are put together in creative ways to form pictures (you...

Facebook Admits That Ad Blockers Might Be A Problem

01/29/2016, Back in the day when ad blockers were more or less confined to the desktop, it was an issue for publishers and websites that relied on ads, but now that ad blockers have made their way onto mobile in a more mainstream way, it is understandable that...

Google’s VirusTotal Can Now Scan Firmware For Malware

01/29/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew this, but Google has a subsidiary company in the form of VirusTotal. It is a website that lets users upload files so that it will be able to scan for all kinds of malware, so the next time you have a file you...