Tag Archive: Parts


PSA: Netflix is down in most parts of the U.S. right now

Netflix is seeing widespread outages across most parts of the U.S.

What you need to know Netflix is seeing a widespread outage in the U.S., with users in California, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest facing connectivity issues. Users are getting an HTP-500 error code when trying to stream content, suggesting issues with Netflix’s servers. Netflix says it is aware of the issue, and is investigating a possible fix.

Netflix is down across most parts of the U.S.  [Read More…]

Report: Sony isn’t sure about the PS5’s price due to scarce parts

The PlayStation 5 is looking to be more expensive than the PlayStation 4.

What you need to know According to a new report, the PlayStation 5’s price could be in question due to difficult-to-obtain parts. The report also states that Sony wants to know the Xbox Series X price before committing to a price for the PlayStation 5. Right now, the PlayStation 5 allegedly costs around $ 450 to manufacture, though the retail price would be higher.  [Read More…]

Twitter is down in New York, Montreal, Japan, and other parts of the world

There’s no word on when things will be back to normal.

What you need to know Twitter is down for some users as of January 10, 2020. The largest impacted areas include the east coast of the U.S. and Japan. It’s unclear when things will be back to normal.

Having trouble with Twitter on this fine Friday afternoon? You aren’t alone. As of January 10, a lot of people around the world are experiencing connection issues with  [Read More…]

Verizon 5G now available in parts of Los Angeles

Los Angeles marks the 18th city that Verizon has rolled out 5G in.

What you need to know Los Angeles marks the 18th market Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network is available in. 7 devices in total support Verizon’s 5G network, including the Galaxy S10 5G and LG V50 5G. Coverage is only available in parts of the city right now, with a wider rollout planned soon.

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network continues to grow with the flip  [Read More…]

Instagram to test hiding likes in parts of the U.S. as of next week

The feature has previously been tested in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and other nations…

What you need to know Instagram is going to test hiding likes in parts of the U.S. The tests will begin next week. It’s all part of Instagram’s plan to become the safest place on the internet.

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has announced that it will start hiding like counts on its platform in parts of the U.S., beginning next week.

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The UK may allow Huawei to power parts of its 5G network

Huawei would have access to ‘non-contentious’ parts of the network.

What you need to know Prime Minister Boris Johnson could allow Huawei to access ‘non-contentious’ parts of the UK’s 5G network. This would put the UK at odds with the U.S. government and President Trump. The decision would come in response to the UK government wanting access to technology that doesn’t exist in the West.

Despite lobbying from the U.S. and allegations that Huawei works for the  [Read More…]

The most important parts of the Pixel 4 are things that can’t leak

There will be at least some surprises on October 15.

If you even casually follow technology news, you probably feel like you have a great handle on what the Google Pixel 4 will be like. A flood of leaks have shown us the hardware, color options, sizes, specs, camera capabilities, and tiny details aplenty. And we’ve already taken a deep look at Android 10 and what it brings to current Pixels, which brings the excitement level up.

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Xiaomi Mi A3 review: More than the sum of its parts

The 720p display is a letdown, but the Mi A3 has plenty to offer in other areas.

Xiaomi has followed a similar pattern when it comes to Android One. The Mi A1 was a rebranded Mi 5X for global markets running pure Android, and last year’s Mi A2 series was a rehash of the Mi 6X series. Basically, Xiaomi takes an existing product it sells in China, switches out MIUI for Android One, and releases it globally.

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Somehow, Alexa Skills are the best and worst parts of using Alexa

Amazon is still leading the charge in the AI assistant race in many ways. Compared to the closest competing assistants from Google and Apple, Alexa is offered on the largest line of Amazon smart home speakers and other smart home products.

Amazon Alexa Skills are another key feature that helps Alexa stand out from the competition. Amazon offers its Alexa Skills Kit to developers, giving them the ability to incorporate their products or services into the Alexa ecosystem.  [Read More…]

AT&T has launched 5G in parts of the U.S. Here’s why it’s a big deal

More beta than must-have, but it’s still an important step.

I remember the first LTE products; they weren’t phones but big, bulky Wi-Fi hotspots with tiny displays that terminated in USB-A connections. They’d plug into laptops so give them internet access, magically, and used giant SIM cards that seemed to take up the entire length of the stick.

Well, here we are at the launch of 5G and things aren’t looking that different. Today, AT&T has announced  [Read More…]