Tag Archive: People


More people should be looking to ditch their unlimited data plan

Unlimited plans are simple, but now’s a great time to evaluate whether you actually need one.

The advent of unlimited data plans in the U.S., taking off starting in 2017, has simplified billing and relieved stress for a ton of people. Per-gigabyte data plans started to seem antiquated — and potentially expensive — as we headed toward a future of video calls, multiplayer gaming, sharing huge photo and video files, and all-streaming media consumption. But now that  [Read More…]

The Motorola Edge aims to bring 5G and a 90Hz display to people on a budget

Is the Edge+ too rich for your blood? Check this out.

What you need to know Alongside the flagship Motorola Edge+, Motorola has also announced the regular Edge. The Motorola Edge is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. It’s launching this summer, but pricing is currently unknown.

The Motorola Edge+ is an exciting gadget. It’s the first flagship Android phone Motorola’s released in years, and it aims to wow shoppers with a 90Hz curved display, impressive cameras,  [Read More…]

New WhatsApp beta expands group call limit to eight people

The feature is live in the latest betas for both iOS and Android.

What you need to know WhatsApp is expanding the maximum number of participants allowed in a group call to eight. It’s also making it easier to start group calls in group chats of four people or fewer. The changes are rolling out in the latest iOS and Android betas, so a formal release shouldn’t be too far off.

It was only a few days  [Read More…]

How to prevent unwanted people from joining your Houseparty calls

Houseparty, has risen in popularity since people have been isolating themselves. The app allows people to video chat, play games, answer trivia, and more all virtually, making it a safe way to socialize right now. Still, some people have been complaining that random people are joining their video chats.

Twitter is ablaze right now with tweets of people telling stories of strangers joining their video chats. It turns out that if your party isn’t locked, or you don’t  [Read More…]

Spotify’s web service is down for many people (Update: Working again)

It was down for around six hours on Monday.

Update, 3:30pm ET, March 16: It looks like the Spotify web app has resumed functioning after a six-hour downtime. Is your Spotify service working again?

What you need to know Spotify’s web app is down for many people in North America and Western Europe. Mobile and native desktop apps are working fine. No word on when the outage will be over.

As many people beginning their new work-from-home  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus review: The best phone for most people

A real Ultra.

Galaxy S20+ review Where does the Plus fit? A pefect display A Samsung legacy The fingerprint sensor The cameras Incredible battery life Typical Samsung software Should you buy it? The other S20s Galaxy S20 review Galaxy S20 Ultra review

If the Galaxy S20 Ultra is too much of a good thing, the Galaxy S20+ is just the right amount of goodness. Or greatness. It’s the best phone I’ve used in a long  [Read More…]

55 million people now subscribe to Amazon Music

Amazon has transformed nearly all of its free users into paying subscribers.

What you need to know Amazon now has almost as many paying subscribers as Apple Music, with the firm citing nearly 55 million subs in comparison to Apple’s 60 million. Amazon’s growth has been buoyed by savvily offering a bevy of paid options, with different price ranges for different wallet sizes. The firm sees the U.S., Japan, the UK, and Germany as its strongest markets.  [Read More…]

55 million people now subscribe to Amazon Music

Amazon has transformed nearly all of its free users into paying subscribers.

What you need to know Amazon now has almost as many paying subscribers as Apple Music, with the firm citing nearly 55 million subs in comparison to Apple’s 60 million. Amazon’s growth has been buoyed by savvily offering a bevy of paid options, with different price ranges for different wallet sizes. The firm sees the U.S., Japan, the UK, and Germany as its strongest markets.  [Read More…]

Got a Wyze camera with people detection? Not anymore you don’t!

Wyze announced the feature would “temporarily” disappear in November of 2019…

What you need to know Apple has confirmed the successful acquisition of Seattle AI company Xnor.ai. It means that Xnor.ai’s on-device people detection technology is no longer available on some Wyze cameras. In 2019, Wyze had previously stated that the feature would “temporarily” disappear this month.

Following Apple’s acquisition of Seattle AI company Xnor.ai, the company’s people detection software is no longer available on Wyze cameras.

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