Instagram Will Start Injecting Ads Into Your Explore Feed

Instagram is free to use, and as they say, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. This means that users have had to put up with ads, which come in the form of ads injected in between their main feed and also inside of Instagram’s Stories. Now it looks like Instagram users will need to start putting up with even more ads, this time in their Explore feed.


DisplayPort 2.0 Will Support 8K Displays

At the moment 4K is slowly becoming the standard in which monitors and displays are being sold at, however, there are some companies who are pushing the boundaries by creating 8K displays. We reckon that it might be a while before 8K becomes widely adopted, although there are probably some professionals in the industry who could benefit from higher resolution screens.


British Airways Will Let You Track Your Luggage With RFID Tags

If you’ve never had the misfortune of an airlines company losing your luggage, you might want to consider yourself lucky. This is because anyone who has lost a luggage knows how stressful it can be, especially if you’re travelling to a foreign destination and all your clothes and essentials are in your luggage.


Apple’s Latest Hire Fuels ARM-Based Mac Rumors

We have heard rumors that Apple could be working on an ARM-based Mac computer, and now it looks like those rumors are being fueled with Apple’s latest hire. According to reports, it seems that Apple has hired ARM’s lead CPU and system architect, Mike Filippo, whose LinkedIn profile now shows that he is employed at Apple as of May 2019.


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YouTube Music Can Now Download Up To 500 Songs It Thinks You Like

One of the features of YouTube Music is its Offline Mixtape. This is a playlist that consists of 100 songs that are based on your listening history, which is basically YouTube’s way of recommending you songs that it thinks you like, and it also makes them available for listening offline for those times you don’t have an internet connection.


Apple Watch Fall Detection Saves Elderly Woman’s Life After A Car Accident

One of the features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is that it comes with a feature called fall detection. This feature comes activated by default for users who are above a certain age, and the idea is pretty much as its name suggests – it detects when the person falls and if they don’t respond in time, it will then automatically call for help.


FAA Discovers A New Flaw In Boeing’s 737 Max Planes

We put a lot of faith in airplanes to stay in the sky while it is flying, but unfortunately, accidents do happen from time to time, and that is why Boeing’s 737 Max planes are currently grounded due to some flaws which some believe could have been the reason behind the recent crashes. The company is working on a fix, but it seems that it could take longer than we […]


YouTube Introduces New Tools To Help Users Customize Recommendations

One of the ways YouTube keeps you on its website is by recommending you videos it thinks you might like. These are videos that are supposed to be similar to videos that you’re always subscribed to or have watched before, but for the most part, you don’t really get to choose or control what’s being recommended, at least until now.


Twitch Launches A New Subscriber-Only Streaming Feature

Just like YouTube, one of the features of Twitch is that it allows for users to subscribe to a streamer’s channel. This helps the streamer build up an audience base who can then be notified whenever that streamer has gone live. However, non-subscribers can also watch streams of that streamer, at least until now.


How to Recover Deleted Files in Windows with Recoverit

No matter how much we try to avoid it – we all can end up suffering from the loss of our important data out of the blue. If you own a Windows system and use it for work or personal reasons, then you should take some preventive measures.


Snapdragon 855 New Security Certification Opens Door To Multi-eSIM Phones

At MWC Shanghai, Qualcomm has announced that its flagship Snapdragon 855 processor’s SPU unit (Security Processing Unit) has received an EAL-4+ certification (more info) from the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI), a German independent security audit entity.


Steam 2019 Summer Sale Is Now Underway

Gamers wait for Steam’s annual sale every year as it allows them to pick up some great titles at discounted rates. The Steam 2019 Summer Sale has finally begun after the dates had been leaked out earlier. It will run through to July 9th as expected. Gamers will get discounts on thousands of PC games across different genres.


Google’s Tool For Auto-Deleting Location And Activity Data Rolling Out

Google had promised earlier this year that it would allow users to auto-delete their location and activity data. It’s now rolling out this feature to users. The feature will let them choose how long they want to keep their web and app activity. The options allow for the data to be deleted either after three or 18 months. Users can also decide to keep the data until they decide to […]


NBA 2K19’s Seemingly Unskippable Ads Anger Players

2K’s NBA franchise is much loved by fans but they seem to be angered by its decision to put seemingly unskippable ads in NBA 2K19. Players have been complaining about these ads that have surfaced in the basketball game across different platform. Players are seeing these ads on the loading screen.


FCC Allows Verizon To Lock Phones For 60 Days After Purchase

Verizon has been granted permission by the Federal Communications Commission to lock newly purchased phones to its network for 60 days. Verizon has said in a statement that it’s going to do just that. Customers who purchase new phones from the country’s largest mobile carrier will not be able to get them unlocked for 60 days.


YouTube Now Lets You Remove Channels From Recommendations

YouTube’s algorithms are quick to learn your interests and recommend channels and videos for your Homepage and Up Next sections. However, only you truly know what you want to watch, and sometimes the algorithms aren’t a 100 percent in their suggestions. That’s why YouTube today announced that it will now provide you with more control over your Homepage and Up Next videos.


Tesla Reportedly Trying To Build Its Own Battery Cells

Battery cells are a crucial component for Tesla as its electric cars would essentially be a massive paperweight without them. The company has largely relied on partner Panasonic to provide the battery cells for its vehicles since 2014. A new report claims that Tesla is trying to build its own battery cells in a secret lab in a bid to reduce its reliance on Panasonic for this crucial component.


Avengers: Endgame DVD Launch Brings Six Deleted Scenes

Avengers: Endgame has been one of the biggest movies of the year. It rounds out the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga that has entertained fans for over a decade. Having completed a massive box office run, Disney has now confirmed the home video roll out details for this Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will be available in DVD as well as digitally starting next month.


EA Patches Origin Vulnerabilities That Could Put Millions At Risk

Check Point Research and CyberInt spotted vulnerabilities in EA’s Origin platform which if exploited could have put millions of the company’s users at risk. Hackers could have hijacked and exploited millions of Origin accounts had they exploited the vulnerabilities. The cybersecurity companies had alerted EA which moved quickly to address the matter.


Instagram’s Explore Page Will Now Show Ads

If you felt that Instagram had enough ads, clearly the Facebook-owned company begs to differ. It has confirmed today that ads will soon start appearing on the Explore page. This is the part of the app where users go to discover new content that’s in line with their interests. It’s a popular destination in the app so it’s unsurprising that Instagram has decided to capitalize on it.


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