Tag Archive: Everyone

Thankfully for everyone, Trump’s anti-Section 230 order faces roadblocks

The law currently protects media platforms, and it’s going to take a whole lot more than this order to change that.

President Trump’s executive order relating to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has now been signed, quickly putting his words into action following a bluster over one of his tweets being “fact checked” this week. The order directs the Commerce Department, Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission to more critically use and enforce portions  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime Day 2020 happening in August may be a good thing for everyone

If you’ve tried to order anything from Amazon in the past few months you’ve likely noticed that the online retail giant is struggling with delivery times and stock levels on various items. Several credible reports have indicated that Amazon’s annual Prime Day event is going to be delayed from its usual mid-July timeframe to some point in August instead.

As much as we would all love to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, that may just not  [Read More…]

Not everyone can use 5G, so here’s how to turn it off on your Galaxy S20

The latest Samsung Galaxy S20 phones are arguably some of the best smartphones on the market right now, complete with top-of-the-line screens, excellent cameras, and powerful Qualcomm 865 processors. One unique aspect of the 865 is that a 5G radio is included, whether you need it or not. If you have an S20 or are thinking about purchasing one, but you don’t live in an area that can benefit from the 5G radios at the moment, here’s how  [Read More…]

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ brings ultra-fast charging speeds for everyone

It can charge a phone from zero to 50 percent in just 15 minutes.

What you need to know Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ is now official. It will initially be available on devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 and 765G chipsets. Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Lite Zoom is the first phone to support both Quick Charge 4+ and Quick 3+ charging technologies.

Qualcomm today announced Quick Charge 3+, a new fast charging technology that aims to bring fast  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets everyone send DMs on the desktop

Facebook brings one of its best messaging services multi-platform.

What you need to know Instagram finally is rolling out web DMs to all users. The company announced a testing period in January for a select group of users. Facebook still plans on bridging all its messaging services eventually.

Instagram is finally rolling out desktop DMs after testing the feature for a few months. You’ll now be able to read, send, and respond to DMs from your browser  [Read More…]

Yes, Twitch is down right now for everyone

The company confirmed the outage on Twitter.

What you need to know As of March 30, Twitch is down for users. The company’s support account on Twitter confirmed the outage. It is “investigating an issue that is causing the site not to load properly.”

With so many people home right now, services like Twitch are seeing more activity than normal. Unfortunately, the popular streaming platform isn’t working properly today.

Right before 3:00 PM ET on March 30,  [Read More…]

The WHO is using a WhatsApp bot to keep everyone updated on the coronavirus

The number is +41 79 893 18 92.

What you need to know The WHO is turning to WhatsApp as a way of disseminating the latest updates on the coronavirus. The WhatsApp bot will also answer any questions you might have about the pandemic. You can find the WHO at +41 79 893 18 92.

As fears around the coronavirus intensify, social media is abuzz with information pertaining to the virus. WhatsApp, often the primary vector for  [Read More…]

Amazfit T-Rex preview: A great rugged smartwatch for everyone

With a MIL-STD810G rating and 20-day battery life, the T-Rex could just be the rugged smartwatch you’ve been looking for.

Huami has been making fitness bands for Xiaomi all the way from the 2014 Mi Band, and in recent years the brand decided to launch its own range of wearables under the Amazfit label. Like Xiaomi, Amazfit’s core tenet is delivering great value for money, with smartwatches like the Verge offering an exciting set of features for  [Read More…]

Withings ScanWatch has the one feature everyone wishes the Apple Watch had

It’s not just sleep tracking. It’s sleep apnea detection.

At CES 2020, Withings launched its latest high-end hybrid smartwatch, the ScanWatch. Using a similar design as Withings Steel HR, the ScanWatch has a round watch design with an analogue face. In the top center of the face, there is a PMOLED display that will show text messages and notifications, as well as, your heart rate, steps walked, calories burned, and more. It’s biggest new feature is an  [Read More…]

The new RAZR will be copied by everyone and then you’ll get sick of it

Don’t worry, you’ll have a new RAZR soon — just like everyone else.

Before I bought the Motorola RAZR V3 on Cingular in 2005, I owned a Motorola V600, and it was suh-weet! It was a small clamshell phone with a color screen, and its polyphonic ring tones sounded like bird songs. My favorite feature was the RGB notification light ring on the outer shell that could be customized for different alerts and callers. It was the  [Read More…]