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TikTok, Spotify, New York Times, and others apps face outages across the US

The issues seem to have started around 6:30 PM ET.

What you need to know The internet seems to be having some difficulties at the moment. Several apps are experiencing outages across the U.S., as well as in some parts of Europe and Australia. Those affected include Spotify, TikTok, the New York Times, Pinterest, and more.

The internet gods are angry at us — or maybe everyone staying at home and watching YouTube finally broke the internet.  [Read More…]

Stream free live TV every night with Sling’s ‘Happy Hour Across America’

Sling TV is offering a new way to spend your nights at home and you won’t have to pay a cent for it. The all-new ‘Happy Hour Across America’ promotion unlocks access to Sling’s live TV streaming service for free between the hours of 5 p.m. EST and midnight, letting you watch over 50 live channels as well as all the on-demand content you want; it even includes free cloud DVR service, and the best part is that no credit  [Read More…]

Watch TV for free with Sling’s new Happy Hour Across America promo

What you need to know Sling is offering free TV streaming to everyone from 5 p.m. EST until midnight daily. You don’t need a credit card to sign up. The promotion scores you free access to the Sling Blue service, which has 50 channels.

Sling has been running a number of promotions to try and keep people at home, and the latest from the streaming service is a new Happy Hour Across America promotion. The idea here is a little  [Read More…]

PS4 and other consoles see massive spike in sales across Europe

A lot of people are playing video games now that they’re stuck inside.

What you need to know Many countries have ordered people to stay in their homes the last few weeks due to COVID-19. Game networks like PSN and Xbox Live have seen an uptick in traffic as a result. PlayStation 4 and other consoles have also seen a spike in sales across Europe with over 250,000 sold.

People are spending a lot of time indoors  [Read More…]

Use Stadia to play these games across your devices

Google has promised that it will bring 120 games to its new Stadia platform by 2020, including more than 10 titles with exclusive launches. The Stadia Pro subscription, which is currently the only way to use the service, includes some free games as part of the $ 10 per month fee. You’ll also get discounts on some game purchases and will be able to keep your library if you cancel once the free Stadia Base option becomes available later this  [Read More…]

Overwatch has reached 50 million players across all platforms

Nice numbers but otherwise not too much out of the ordinary.

What you need to know Activision has shared its Q4 earning report for the year. Of note was the fact that Overwatch has crossed 50 million players across all platforms. A new Call of Duty game was also confirmed for 2020.

Activision-Blizzard has shared its Q4 financial results, with insight into the company’s new bookings and particular stats for different games. Net revenue was $ 1.986  [Read More…]

Service appears to be restored across most U.S. carriers

Everything’s broken.

Updated 2:27 PM ET: A couple of hours after this outage began, things seem to have calmed down. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and Straight Talk all have substantially less reports flowing in. Things have also settled a bit with Verizon, but as of 2:09 PM ET, there were still 1146 outage reports.

What you need to know As of January 31, every major phone carrier is having service issues. Affected companies include Verizon, Sprint,  [Read More…]

Chrome 77 now rolling out, lets you share pages across your devices

Chrome 77 for Chrome OS is slated to begin rolling out next week.

What you need to know Chrome 77 is now rolling out for Android, Mac, Windows, iOS, and Linux platforms. The latest version of Google’s Chrome browser brings the ability to share pages across multiple devices, stability improvements, and security fixes. Chrome 77 for Android is expected to become available for everyone on Google Play over the next few weeks.

Google has started rolling out  [Read More…]

Snapchat is currently down across the US, UK, and Europe

No, it’s not just you.

What you need to know Snapchat went down on September 9 around 4 p.m. ET. Down Detector shows the outage affecting many parts of the U.S. and Europe. There’s no word on what caused the outage or when it will be back up.

If you’ve noticed Snapchat isn’t quite working right today, you’re not alone.

On September 9, 2019, Snapchat went down for many users across the globe. A check of Down  [Read More…]

Google Photos is finally getting face grouping across Europe

Face grouping will automatically sort photos of friends and family into an album for you.

What you need to know Google Photos is rolling out face grouping to users in Europe. Face grouping will create albums automatically for you by scanning and identifying the faces in them. If you don’t like Google scanning faces in your photos, the feature can be disabled in the settings.

Google Photos is one of Google’s most successful apps, and for good  [Read More…]