Tag Archive: MUST


Zoom users must update the desktop app to continue joining meetings

Zoom is rolling out new GCM encryption, beginning May 30.

What you need to know Zoom is rolling out GCM encryption across its platform this weekend. That means if you want to keep using Zoom and joining meetings, you need to update. If you can’t update the desktop client, you can use the mobile app or the web client instead

Popular video-conferencing app Zoom has announced that users must update their desktop client after this weekend in  [Read More…]

You must be out of your damn mind to enable this Alexa skill

Amazon announced at its Fall 2019 event that it would soon be enabling celebrity voices on Alexa for purchase, starting with Hollywood star Samuel L. Jackson. If you want to shake up how you interact with your Echo device, consider purchasing and enabling the Alexa Skill now while it’s on sale!

Products used in this guide Hold on to your butts: Samuel L. Jackson Alexa Skill ($ 1 at Amazon) Keeping in clean: The Tonight Show Alexa Skill  [Read More…]

Apple and Google asked if apps must disclose foreign ties

There are concerns about Chinese investment in apps like TikTok.

What you need to know Apple and Google have been asked about the disclosure mobile apps must provide regarding overseas ties. The chair of a U.S. congressional panel has written to both companies on the issue. Rep. Stephen Lynch cited recent press reports of national security risks over the data of U.S. Citizens.

Chair of a U.S. congressional panel Rep. Stephen Lynch has written to Apple and  [Read More…]

If you absolutely must have an Android tablet, this is the one to buy

Google has made a lot of really great things we all use every day. One place where it has struggled is making great software for tablets. Android works well enough, but between things looking stretched out or just not compatible with big display means things just aren’t done as well as you find on an iPad or Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Doing this stuff is hard. Very hard.

With that out of the way, we know that there are plenty  [Read More…]

Orcs Must Die 3 is only a Google Stadia timed exclusive

Honesty is the best policy.

What you need to know Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service like Shadow. It’s expected to launch in November. At a recent Stadia Connect event, the company implied Orcs Must Die 3 is an exclusive. It’s only a timed exclusive and coming to other platforms.

Today, Google hosted another Stadia Connect event in which is revealed a number of games coming to the service down the line. While the majority  [Read More…]

LAVR Tag is arena-scale laser tag for Oculus Quest that you must play

LAVR Tag creates an untethered VR experience that could be the next big thing for the Oculus Quest and VR.

The Oculus Quest provides an untethered VR experience that, in many ways, can’t be delivered through any other headset. The lack of wires or external sensors and the fact that it doesn’t require a PC or phone to operate opens it up to liberating VR experiences. Games like SUPERHOT VR and Sports Scramble are incredible on the  [Read More…]

12 must have apps for college students

College is exciting, crazy, and a little scary. The road has a lot of twists and turns, bumps, hurdles, and a few slides along the way. Here are a dozen apps to help you through each part of your college career and get to the other side, ready to conquer the world.

Daily planner Any.Do

Staff favorite

With this app, you easily schedule your day with color-coded tasks, checklists, and reminders. It integrates with other devices,  [Read More…]

Dark Swords 2 is a dazzling new RPG you must play

If you’re going to include an auto-play function in your mobile game, you damn well better make the graphics and art style really pretty to back it up. This is exactly the case with Dark Sword 2, an action RPG game that blends tag-team combat with the all-too-familiar grind found in so many mobile RPGs. Once it ramps up, Dark Sword 2 is a dazzling display of colorful attacks and parries and will check a lot of boxes  [Read More…]

4 things the Galaxy Home must do to challenge the Echo, Home, and HomePod

The Galaxy Home could be a total flop, but it doesn’t have to be.

On Thursday, August 9, Samsung hosted its Unpacked event in New York City to talk about its three biggest gadgets going into the second half of the year.

The Galaxy Note 9 was the star of the show, and while the Galaxy Watch wasn’t a huge focus, it was something we were expecting to make an appearance. What did catch us off guard,  [Read More…]

The show must go on with these Broadway wallpapers

I wish life were a musical.

Music makes us feel better. It conveys our thoughts and dreams better than spoken words alone, and our favorite songs liven up droll days while making chaotic nights bearable. But since we can’t live in a musical, at least we go visit one for a few hours.

Musical theater is an escape from reality into fantastical worlds of passionate love, myriad colors, and heart-rending melodies. This weekend is the Tony Awards,  [Read More…]