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There’s a new Instagram feature and it’s actually good news

There’s a new Instagram feature and it’s actually good news He also mentioned that most of the video apps ask people to find and browse through a directory, unlike TV, where people just use to turn it on and start watching their favorite show. You'll be able to pop from regular Instagram to IGTV with the press of a button on the app's homescreen, and IGTV will retain a lot of the look and feel of traditional Instagram . [Full Article...]

Apple Will Fix Your Sticky or Busted MacBook Keyboard For Free

I was able to get it fixed for free because I had purchased AppleCare; the repairs could have otherwise cost me more than $700, based on the receipts given to me by Apple with the fix. Although it is rare, many consumers buying the latest MacBook and the MacBook Pro with butterfly keyboard complained that their keys stopped working without any specific reason. [Full Article...]

Fortnite PS4 Bundle Leaked

Fortnite PS4 Bundle Leaked Original Article: The Nintendo Switch has been subject to some pretty serious hacking attempts for some time now, with various exploits and vulnerabilities appearing throughout its short lifetime. The video even features an Xbox One controller - a rare sight in a trailer for a Nintendo Switch game. The PlayStation ecosystem would be locked out of a far more pervasive intelligent edge cr... [Full Article...]

Patron hurled 'fascist' insult at Stephen Miller while dining at Mexican restaurant

Patron hurled 'fascist' insult at Stephen Miller while dining at Mexican restaurant This weekend, the New York Times reported that he was "instrumental" in pushing the Trump admin toward its infamous zero tolerance policies. KUSA- Describing the separation of families at the U.S. Following his studies at Duke University, her served as an aide to then-Rep. This isn't the first time that Miller's hard-line immigration policy has caused controversy. [Full Article...]

Florida retailers cheer Supreme Court online sales tax decision

Florida retailers cheer Supreme Court online sales tax decision Now governments will be able to collect billions of dollars in local sales tax . That decision established that online retailers only had to collect the state sales tax in states where they had a physical presence. She recalled Thursday that she started looking at this issue in 1992, when the Supreme Court in Quill v. Heitkamp suggested that states follow South Dakota's lead and ena... [Full Article...]

Instagram unveils new video service app

The new platform for content creators, which will be available as a standalone app and within Instagram , makes Instagram a more direct competitor with other digital media giants like YouTube as well as traditional media. Instagram users with a large following ( Instagram did not specify a number, but likely in the tens of thousands) will be able to post videos up to one hour in length. [Full Article...]

Sony launch PlayStation Hits, fantastic titles for only $20

Sony launch PlayStation Hits, fantastic titles for only $20 Sounds great for the consumer in theory, but there is one big problem with this plan and that's Sony , who seem reluctant to even begin talks about this with their rivals. Former Sony employee John Smedley has weighed in on the cross platform controversy brewing around PlayStation. Money, ooh how evil of Sony , or is it? "Our cloud engineers are building a game streaming network to unlock ... [Full Article...]

Verizon ending location-sharing after leaks

Verizon ending location-sharing after leaks After prompting from a US senator, Verizon (VZ +2.5%) says it's ending a location-sharing program that resulted in at least one partner company sharing subscriber location without consent. Days later, a Carnegie Mellon University security researcher discovered a security flaw in LocationSmart's website that could have allowed any reasonably sophisticated hacker to secretly track nearly any phone ... [Full Article...]

States can now force you to pay online sales tax

Last year, states could have collected as much as $13.4 billion in additional online sales taxes, according to the General Accountability Office. But retailers with stores in the state, which do have to collect sales taxes, have long argued that the ruling put them at a competitive disadvantage with companies like Amazon. [Full Article...]

Sanhok and New Gun Go Live in PUBG PC Update #15

Sanhok and New Gun Go Live in PUBG PC Update #15 The sale runs up until 5 July. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , from its original price on Steam of $30, can now be bought for $20 for a 33 percent discount . Developer PUBG Corp.is also introducing the QBZ95, a new weapon slated to arrive alongside Sanhok in Patch 15. PUBG Corp said that players will be able to play the missions if they're hesitant about buying the pass, and mission prog... [Full Article...]

Instagram takes on YouTube with IGTV

Facebook-owned Instagram said on Wednesday it was adding a section dedicated to long-form video, expanding beyond its photo-sharing app roots in a competition among streaming services for consumers' time. Instagram has now hit the same milestone as other Facebook-owned social aps - including Messenger (1.3bn), WhatsApp (1.5bn) and Facebook itself which has 2.2 billion users. [Full Article...]

Banking Group Warns Bitcoin Could Literally Break the Internet

Banking Group Warns Bitcoin Could Literally Break the Internet Bank for International Settlements ( BIS ) stated that Bitcoin and Altcoins all have flaws in their design. The BIS, which has previously warned of the fraud risk in cryptocurrencies , noted that there was "a fragile foundation of trust" in such systems. [Full Article...]

This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera

This iPhone X Killer Sports a Wild Motorized Camera Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 takes center stage, with the chipset paired with 8 GB of RAM and a healthy 256 GB of storage . The phone packs a 3,730mAh battery and supports quick charging as well. Oppo says all of this happens in less than 0.5 seconds so that you won't ever have to wait. Up front, there is a 25-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. [Full Article...]

Oppo Find X to Offer a Whopping 93.6% Screen-to-Body Ratio

Oppo Find X to Offer a Whopping 93.6% Screen-to-Body Ratio The SuperVOOC flash charging hardware in the Find X Lamborghini Edition has a maximum charge of 50W and can fully charge the phone's battery from 0 to 100 percent in just 35 minutes. So it is either Face Unlock or pin/pattern/password. Apart from fingerprint scanner, the Find X also lacks the wireless charging support and IP certification. [Full Article...]

Google Maps Doesn’t Let You Directly Book Uber Rides Anymore

Google Maps Doesn’t Let You Directly Book Uber Rides Anymore For a reason yet to be explained, Alphabet's removed the ability to hail Uber rides from Google Maps. Both Google and Uber have not provided any reason for this change. That's in contrast to Lyft, which still shows estimates for different auto types, though you have to tap thew "Open App" button to actually order the ride in the Lyft app. [Full Article...]

Android Messages for web is rolling out, bringing RCS everywhere

Android Messages for web is rolling out, bringing RCS everywhere There are also four other updates to the mobile Messages app. However, the implementation of Messages for web is more like WhatsApp for the desktop, right down to how you scan a code on the Message website to sync things up with your phone. [Full Article...]

What is YouTube Music, Youtube Music Premium and YouTube Premium?

What is YouTube Music, Youtube Music Premium and YouTube Premium? YouTube Red is now available in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and South Korea. Google Play Music subscribers will then receive a YouTube Music Premium membership as part of their subscription each month. Roman expanded: " YouTube Music's personalized home screen dynamically adapts to provide recommendations based on people's listening history, where they are and what t... [Full Article...]

IOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone’s location with 911 centers

IOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone’s location with 911 centers We expect iOS 12 to launch in the fall, and with it all iPhones from the iPhone 5s through to the iPhone X will use the RapidSOS system during emergency calls. RapidSOS works with trusted PSAP and first responder software vendors to deliver precise location and rich data to call-takers, dispatchers and first responders via existing call-taking, dispatch, and mapping software. [Full Article...]

Fernando Alonso and Toyota win Le Mans 24 hour race

Fernando Alonso and Toyota win Le Mans 24 hour race The started the race from pole position and never looked back, going on to dominate the race with a 1-2 finish. Toyota has at last won the 24 Hours of Le Mans , breaking a decades-long curse of bad luck and near-misses and taking the top two spots. [Full Article...]

Fortnite on the Switch already has over two million players

Fortnite on the Switch already has over two million players A similar error appears if a PS4-associated account is used on the older Xbox One version of the game, though more players are discovering it this week as they try to take the game portable on the Switch . We doubt this will appease furious Fortnite fans who are lambasting Sony over its unwillingness to partake in cross-play with other consoles. During Nintendo's E3 Direct stream on Tuesday... [Full Article...]


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