Tag Archive: Becoming


MSN News is becoming Microsoft News on Android and iOS

The new name comes following a major redesign the app received in January.

The MSN News app for Android and iOS is getting a new name: Microsoft News. We first noticed the rebranding in an update to the beta version of the app on Android, but OnMSFT has also confirmed the new moniker is rolling out for iOS beta testers as well.

Aside from the new name, there isn’t much else to see here. However, users will  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt leaving Executive Chairman role, becoming ‘technical advisor’ at Alphabet

January will bring a big change at the highest ranks of Alphabet.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down from his position as Executive Chairman of the Board at Google’s parent company Alphabet. He will remain at the company in a new position as a “technical advisor,” and remain on the Board of Directors in a typical member capacity, building on his 17 years at the company thus far.

Google co-founder and current Alphabet CEO Larry  [Read More…]

Becoming an Android Expert: Android Rooting Terms

Rooting is a big part of Android. The fundamental premise of Android is that almost every element is customizable but occasionally some things require escalated privileges called root. Rooting itself can be a big topic to get your head round and with it comes its own plethora of acronyms and terms that can seem daunting. […]

How becoming a TPO subscriber can affect change

Join TPO and put your monthly mobile bill to good use.

TPO (The People’s Operator) is a mobile virtual network operator that leases coverage from Sprint’s fast 4G LTE network.

It offers competitive data plans for folks who don’t want to pay the big carrier rates. In fact, as a promotional rate, you can get 1GB of Sprint’s fast 4G LTE data, unlimited calling, and unlimited texting for $ 7.35 per month for the first three months. After that,  [Read More…]

Instagram is hedging its bets on becoming your go-to messaging platform

The latest additions to the image sharing platform add landscape and portrait photos to Direct messages, in addition to link sharing.

If you would have told me that Instagram would be the go-to social network five years ago, I would have scoffed. But things have really evolved for the app since then, and lately it seems to be undergoing a bit of a renaissance due in part to the multitude of updates.

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How becoming a TPO subscriber can affect change

Join TPO and put your monthly mobile bill to good use.

TPO (The People’s Operator) is a mobile virtual network operator that leases coverage from Sprint’s fast 4G LTE network.

It offers competitive data plans for folks who don’t want to pay the big carrier rates. In fact, as a promotional rate, you can get 1GB of Sprint’s fast 4G LTE data, unlimited calling, and unlimited texting for $ 7.35 per month for the first three months. After that,  [Read More…]

Why VPN services are becoming increasingly popular

Face it, the internet has become a necessity for every individual. The world wide web has drastically changed over the span of a few years and now nearly everyone is going online. It only takes having a handheld device and a super-fast internet connection to start exploring the world at your fingertips. You can check […]

Google Instant Apps are one step closer to becoming available

You might remember that one of the most intriguing novelties announced by Google at its I/O event last year was Instant Apps. If you don’t, let us refresh your memory by explaining that Instant Apps act as a sort of bridge between web apps and native Android apps allowing users to utilize only specific parts

Google Cast is becoming ‘Chromecast built-in’

New branding should make it clearer that standalone dongles, and devices with integrated casting, all belong to the same ecosystem.

Google is phasing out the “Google Cast” brand for devices with casting support built in, Variety reports. The move comes shortly after the launch of Google Home and Chromecast Ultra, the company’s latest products with casting support. Right now the Google Cast site refers to both names — the old Google Cast and the new Chromecast  [Read More…]