Tag Archive: Passes


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order passes 10 million players

Continued success for Respawn’s latest adventure.

What you need to know EA has released its financial results for Q4 FY20. In the notes, EA confirmed that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has crossed over 10 million players. FIFA 20 has crossed 25 million players. Apex Legends was the most downloaded free-to-play game on PlayStation 4 in 2019.

Electronic Arts (EA) has released its Q4 financial results for FY20, ending March 31, 2020. The company posted a total  [Read More…]

WhatsApp passes the 2 billion monthly users mark

It is the first messaging app to reach the 2 billion monthly users milestone.

What you need to know There are now over 2 billion active WhatsApp users across the globe. WhatsApp is only the second app to have crossed the 2 billion users milestone. Facebook had reached the 2 billion active users milestone in June 2017.

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp today announced that it now has more than two billion active users around the world. Until  [Read More…]

House passes TRACED Act to protect consumers from illegal robocalls

5.6 billion illegal calls were made to Americans in November alone…

What you need to know The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an anti-robocall bill. The bill, named the TRACED Act, was passed by 417 votes to 3. It seeks to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

The House of Representatives has passed an anti-robocall call bill designed to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

As reported by The Hill, the TRACED Act was passed by a nearly  [Read More…]

House of Representatives passes Save The Net Act to restore Net Neutrality

The first step of a tough uphill battle.

On a cold winter day in mid-December of 2017, the FCC voted to kill Net Neutrality. In June of last year, the protections that Net Neutrality offers were officially repealed.

However, things could be looking up. On April 10, 2019, the House of Representatives voted in favor of passing the Save the Net Act — an act that would restore Net Neutrality in the U.S.

Per Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC  [Read More…]

Revised Google Chromecast passes through FCC

The Google Chromecast is set to receive a hardware update soon. This new Chromecast is likely to look similar or identical to the old one, but inside it will feature a better WiFi antenna and Bluetooth support.

The new device went through the FCC with the model number NC2-6A5B. The antenna is modified with a 0.5mm trim on the PCB trace resulting in significantly better performance on 5GHz. It also has full Bluetooth support, despite the previous gen model having a Bluetooth  [Read More…]

California Senate passes a vote to bring net neutrality laws to the state

There’s even a rule that’s stricter than what the FCC previously had in place.

Although the FCC’s repeal of Net Neutrality is set to go into effect on June 11, that hasn’t stopped other government officials from doing what they can to ensure the internet remains free and open for everyone.

Photo by Credo Action.

Most recently, the California Senate passed a bill that would bring back Net Neutrality laws across the entire state. The bill  [Read More…]

Google Pay now supports transit passes and tickets

Starting first with the Las Vegas Monorail.

When Android Pay was re-branded as Google Pay, it didn’t come with any new features. The app was given an updated look with a slightly tweaked UI, but that was about it. However, today Google’s taking advantage of the new name by adding support for transit passes and tickets.

Starting first with the Las Vegas Monorail, you’ll be able to add tickets right to the Google Pay app on your  [Read More…]

Google Clips likely launching soon as it passes through FCC

Google hasn’t forgotten about Clips just yet.

Alongside big announcements like the Pixel 2 and Pixelbook at Google’s October hardware event, we also got our very first look at Google Clips – a new camera from Google that uses AI to automatically capture moments for you. We haven’t heard any follow-up news regarding Clips after its initial announcement, but it looks like it may be launching any time now.

Variety recently spotted that Google filed for a  [Read More…]

Nokia 9 passes through the FCC with questionable specs

The Nokia 9 is shaping up to be a very modest improvement over the Nokia 8.

The Nokia 8 was Nokia’s flagship phone for 2017, and while it’s a commendable device, there are certain areas where we’d like to see improvements on for its successor. The Nokia 9 recently passed through the FCC with many of its specifications on full display, and it’s, unfortunately, a mixed bag of old and new.

Starting off with the improvements, the  [Read More…]