Tag Archive: Allows

Google Project Zero’s new policy allows more time to fix bugs

It’s a 12-month trial with an end of year review.

What you need to know Google is changing its Project Zero disclosure policy for 2020. Google will no longer disclose vulnerabilities and bugs before the end of the 90-day period, allowing firms time for more thorough patching. This is a 12-month policy trial with a re-evaluation period at the end of the year.

Google’s Project Zero is undergoing a minor overhaul in 2020 — Google will trial  [Read More…]

Hulu now allows downloads for offline viewing — with some caveats

You’ll need the more expensive plan, and downloads will expire after 30 days. And Android fans have to wait a bit.

Hulu today announced that you can download shows, movies and entire seasons for offline viewing.

There is, however, a catch. Or several catches, that is. Here’s the deal:

It’s available today for iOS devices. Android is coming later. And you’ll need to have the $ 11.99-a-month plan that gets rid of ads. And you can only  [Read More…]

Alexa Answers allows strangers on the internet to answer Alexa questions

The program has been in trial since last year but was opened to the public on September 12.

What you need to know On Septemeber 12, Amazon opened its Alexa Answers program to the public. With Alexa Answers, any person can sign up to provide answers to questions that have been asked to Alexa. Participants will be able to earn points and climb up the leaderboard by answering questions and also vote on the accuracy of the  [Read More…]

Google Assistant now allows you to assign reminders to people

Available for English users in the U.S., UK, and Australia.

What you need to know An update to the Google Assistant allows you to assign reminders to people. It works for time and location-based reminders. You can only send reminders to people that are in your family group.

If you have a Google Home or Nest Hub, chances are you’re a frequent user of the Reminders feature. Being able to have the Assistant remind you to take  [Read More…]

Google Stadia allows access to existing purchases even if they’re delisted

They’re yours to keep in most cases.

What you need to know Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service. You pay $ 10 a month for “Stadia Pro” to stream at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. Google says if a game is removed from the store, existing owners will be able to play it. However, the company didn’t discuss issues involving Digital Millennium Copyright Act orders.

Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service.  [Read More…]

Live Transcribe for Android now recognizes sounds, allows you to save text

Live Transcribe is currently available on 1.8 billion Android devices and in over 70 languages and dialects.

What you need to know Live Transcribe enables you to see the sound around you. You will also be able to copy and save text for up to three days. The audio visualization indicator has been made larger.

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google announced new changes coming to its Live Transcribe feature. As of June 3, they have finally  [Read More…]

Lyft adds a panic button to its app that allows riders to quickly call 911

The Lyft app will also enlarge license plates and require you to leave feedback for drivers rated less than four stars.

What you need to know Passengers will be able to contact 911 through an in-app panic button in the Lyft app. License plate numbers are being enlarged in the app. Rating a driver less than four stars will now require you to leave feedback as to why.

When it comes to hailing a Lyft or Uber  [Read More…]

The Walking Dead: Onslaught allows you to slice VR zombies in creative ways

The Walking Dead: Onslaught features visceral combat!

The Walking Dead is an incredibly popular franchise, and AMC wants to provide new experiences to fans around the world. We’ve seen a lot of The Walking Dead games lately from Overkill and Telltale Games, but Survios is also developing a title for virtual reality headsets. According to AMC And Survios, “Fight your fears head-on and step into the apocalyptic world… the show’s official VR game, The Walking Dead: Onslaught.”  [Read More…]

Twitter for iOS now allows you to only see the latest tweets as they happen

All the way back in 2006, a little website by the name of Twitter was created. This July marks the 12-year anniversary of the social network, and since then, Twitter’s become one of the most popular apps/sites around.

Over the years, Twitter’s become the go-to place to learn about current events, new movie trailers, fresh memes, and to scream about politics with random people online.

Whatever you use Twitter for, here’s everything you need to know about it.

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Cricket now allows talk, text, and data in Mexico for certain customers

Customers that have a $ 50/month or more expensive plan are eligible.

Cricket Wireless, the popular MVNO powered by AT&T’s network, is getting a big upgrade for customers that travel to Mexico.

Starting today, anyone that’s on a $ 50/month or more expensive plan has access to unlimited talk, text, and data in Mexico at no extra cost.

Commenting on the announcement, Cricket’s Chief Marketing Officer Tiffany Baehman said:

This is a big move in the right  [Read More…]