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Posted on Saturday May 08, 2021
Apple’s move to bolster user privacy by forcing apps to request to track users’ data has been at the center of a dispute between the iPhone-maker and Facebook. The social network has been critical of Apple’s App Tracking Transparency changes in iOS 14, going as far as publishing newspaper ads... Continue Reading »
Posted on Saturday May 08, 2021
Microsoft's Windows 10X project started out as a Chrome OS alternative, with a fresh interface designed around the web browser, new security model for running apps, faster update process, light enough to run for many hours at a time on inexpensive laptops with less beefy internals, and an adaptable shell... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
The Museum back in March narrowed the field down to just a dozen finalists. Classics like Pole Position, Guitar Hero, Portal and Call of Duty all came close but in the end, there were only four spots and they went to Microsoft Flight Simulator, StarCraft, Animal Crossing and Where in... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
Founded in 2006 by Hayden Hewit and the rest of the team behind the gore site Ogrish, LiveLeak made a lot of headlines because of the content it hosted. This content included children fighting, explicit footage of Saddam Hussein's execution, and the beheading of American journalist and reporter James Foley,... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
As the fight between Epic Games and Apple drags out in court, the game maker continues to paint an ugly picture of its nemesis. On Wednesday, it presented evidence showing that when Apple could not get Netflix to reconsider its idea of removing in-app subscription purchases by offering special favors,... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
At launch, Tip Jar supports Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp, Cash App and Venmo. Notably, Twitter doesn’t take a cut of the proceeds, but the payment processor might, so keep an eye out for any applicable fees on that front. Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
Starting June 1, any new photos and videos uploaded to Google’s sharing and storage service will count against the free 15GB of capacity that comes with every Google account (or the additional storage you might have purchased as a Google One member). Notably, Google account storage is shared across Photos,... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the adoption of more expensive chips, mean revenue is predicted to grow 12.5% this... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
For its latest quarterly report on hard drive reliability, Backblaze notes four models that stood out with zero drive failures through the first three months of 2021. Among these are Seagate's 6TB and Toshiba's 4TB disks, which have an average age of almost six years with lifetime annualized failure rates... Continue Reading »
Posted on Friday May 07, 2021
The PlayStation 5 is backward compatible with most PlayStation 4 games, and Game Boost offers improvements such as higher framerates, resolutions, and HDR support—more so than what the PS4 Pro is capable of. Some of the games that take advantage of the feature include Ghost of Tsushima, Days Gone, and... Continue Reading »