Chromebook Owners Will Get Three Months Stadia Pro Free
If you’re planning on getting a Chromebook device, you might be interested to learn that Google has recently launched a new promotion in which it seems that they will be giving Chromebook owners free three months access to Stadia Pro. This will also apply to those who bought a Chromebook after June 2017, so many owners should be able to take advantage of this.

Chrome Extension Will Show You How Ads Are Tracking You
Ads are part of the internet, but unlike more traditional advertisements you see in the physical world, internet ads are smarter because they can track you and your browsing habits, meaning that these companies know what you like, what you don’t like, what you’re searching for, and can then cater ads that target you specifically.

Unpatchable Exploit Found On Apple’s Secure Enclave
One of the newer hardware security features to come with Apple’s computing products is the inclusion of the Secure Enclave. Basically this is where all kinds of sensitive information is being stored and encrypted, like your passwords, credit card information, and biometric information like your fingerprints.

iPhone 12 Could Launch In Two Stages
Last week, Apple confirmed that the launch of its highly-anticipated iPhone 12 would be delayed. The company did not state when exactly the phones will be launching, but it seems that it might miss its typical September launch. Now a new report from DigiTimes is claiming that the launch could actually be split into two stages.

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This Is How Google Got The Pixel 4a To Be So Cheap
Google recently announced their latest mid-range smartphone with the Pixel 4a. Priced at $350, it is cheaper compared to other notable mid-range handsets that have launched in 2020, which includes the iPhone SE (2020) and the OnePlus Nord. So how did Google manage to get the phone so cheap?

PS4 Controller Will Not Work With PS5 Games
Typically consoles are bundled with one controller. If you want extra, you’ll need to buy it yourself. We imagine that this will be true of the Sony PS5, but if you were thinking that if you could just reuse your PS4 controller, think again because Sony has confirmed that the PS4 controller will not work with PS5 games.

Support For Office 2016 For Mac Will End In October 2020
If you’re still using Microsoft’s Office 2016 on your Mac computer, you might want to take note that support for the productivity suite will be officially coming to an end in October 2020. This was announced by Microsoft on their support page where they also revealed that the end of support also means that Office 2016 users will no longer be able to connect to Office 365 services.

Here’s Why Your MacBook Might Be Saying ‘Not Charging’ When Plugged In
Recently, it seems that some MacBook owners are seeing a message when their laptops are plugged into the charger where it says “Not Charging”. If you are freaking out and think that there could be something wrong with your laptop, not to worry because in a recently released support document, Apple explains why.

Google Ups Its Mid-Range Game With The $350 Pixel 4a
While mid-range phones don’t really stir up that much interest amongst tech enthusiasts, this year has been slightly different where we’re starting to see more mid-range phones being promoted somewhat aggressively by companies. This includes the iPhone SE (2020) from Apple and the OnePlus Nord.

Microsoft Confirms Their Interest In Acquiring TikTok
Last week it was reported that to potentially avoid getting their app banned in the US, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance was looking to sell off TikTok to a US company and it was reported that Microsoft was potentially interested in them. It turns out the rumors were right as Microsoft has since confirmed that they are in talks.

You Can Now Stream Apple TV+ Shows On American Airlines Flights
Apple TV+ has a long way to go before it can challenge the likes of Netflix or Hulu, but it seems that Apple has scored a pretty good deal with American Airlines. It seems that the next time you fly American Airlines, there is a chance that you will be able to stream Apple TV+ on your mobile device.

Students Miss Their Campus So Much They Recreated It In Minecraft
In many countries around the world, schools and educational institutions have yet to reopen as governments are trying to find the best way to go about it due to the coronavirus pandemic. While students are still receiving their education online through online classes, part of the experience is being on campus, hanging out with friends, and so on.

YouTube Will End Community Captions Contributions In September
There are many videos on YouTube, many of which are in a variety of languages. We imagine that some creators would love to reach a more international audience which is why some bother to actually upload captions, or rely on the community to add captions for them. Unfortunately, the latter feature is about to come to an end.

Apple Wants To Turn Our iPhones Into Payment Terminals
The problem with some of the mobile payment solutions out there is that they require that retailers and vendors adopt new hardware or software. It might not necessarily be an issue for larger retailers, but for smaller companies, it could be an additional cost that they might want to pay.

TikTok’s Parent Company Will Divest Its Operations To Prevent Getting Banned
In case you did not know, there are actually two versions of TikTok. There is the TikTok that most of the world knows about, and there’s also Douyin which is a version of TikTok designed specifically for the Chinese-speaking market. Both are owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance.

Watch Official Music Videos In Facebook Watch
Back in the day if you wanted to watch an official music video by your favorite singer or band, you would have to rely on TV channels like MTV. These days, a lot of musicians post their videos directly to YouTube where users can seek it out and watch it on demand. Now it looks like musicians will have a new avenue and it comes in the form of Facebook […]

NVIDIA Inches Closer To A Semiconductor Deal Of A Lifetime
While NVIDIA does make their own Tegra chipsets, the company hasn’t been quite as active on that front compared to others like Apple, Samsung, or Qualcomm. However, according to a report from Bloomberg, NVIDIA is apparently in advanced talks to potentially buy Arm Holdings from Softbank.

Paid Twitter Subscribers Could Have Access To Special Features
The other day, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed that the company was looking into possibly creating a subscription model for the social media platform. This comes on the heels of reports that ad revenue is down, and so Twitter is looking at other means of generating revenue, and subscriptions are one of them.

Netflix For Android Now Supports Playback Speed Controls
On video platforms like YouTube or media apps like VLC, users are able to control the playback speed of their videos. They can slow things down or they can speed it up. The good news for Netflix users is that if you were hoping to get these kind of controls, you’ll be pleased to learn that it is now happening.

Apple Is Now The Most Valuable Company In The World
While Apple might not necessarily command a particularly huge share of the PC market, it seems that the company’s other products and services are doing pretty well because according to the latest share count submitted by Apple in a regulatory filing, it appears that the Cupertino company is now the most valuable company in the world.

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