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Facebook and Instagram were down for some users

Users reported that various Meta applications were down Tuesday night, including Instagram and Facebook.FacebookMeta services were down with outages centered around New York and California for a few hours Tuesday. Smaller outages around the country i.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderMay 15th, 2024

Roku launches Weekly Trivia game to test your pop culture mettle

Roku Weekly Trivia launches today for U.S. users of it popular streaming devices, adding 10 questions per week. You can play with friends and family......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

You can soon build your own Google AI chatbot

Google is working on a new AI project that could allow anyone to create their own chatbots that other users can interact with. The post You can soon build your own Google AI chatbot appeared first on Phandroid. Chatbots can be useful if yo.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

New security loophole allows spying on internet users’ online activity

Researchers at Graz University of Technology were able to spy on users’ online activities simply by monitoring fluctuations in the speed of their internet connection. This vulnerability, known as SnailLoad, does not require malicious code to ex.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Amid increasing mountain lion sightings, California county turns to Facebook to share info

Authorities—concerned about an increasing number of mountain lion encounters including one earlier this year that killed a man and severely injured his brother—are asking residents of one California county to turn to Facebook to spread the word......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 6 min. ago

iOS 18 brings RCS to the iPhone, but you might not be able to use it anytime soon

As announced by Apple at WWDC 2024, iOS 18 officially brings support for RCS – or Rich Communication Services – to the iPhone. However, as we previously reported, the feature doesn’t seem to be available to beta users. Unfortunately, iOS 18 bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News20 hr. 38 min. ago

Developers can now create larger apps and games for iOS 18 and tvOS 18

Some users may not be familiar with this, but Apple sets size limits for iOS and tvOS apps, so that a single app can’t take up too much space. However, as apps and especially games get more advanced, they also get larger and require more storage. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

iOS 18’s drive-formatting option shows how far iPhones have come for power users

The beta's Files app lets you format external drives in APFS, exFat, and FAT. Enlarge / The 2024 iPad Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple has added the ability to format external drives in iOS 18 and iPadOS 18, the major so.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

EU says Apple violated app developers’ rights, could be fined 10% of revenue

EU: Apple fees and rules stop devs from steering users to other sales channels. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) The European Commission today said it found that Apple is violating the Digital Markets Act (D.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Spotify Unveils a Cheaper “Basic” Subscription Plan

The plan starts at $10.99 per month for users, although it does have some limitations. The post Spotify Unveils a Cheaper “Basic” Subscription Plan appeared first on Phandroid. Spotify’s recent strategy of raising its sub.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Social media warning labels and school cell phone bans: Do they unlock better youth mental health?

This week, the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy called for health warnings on social media for younger users. This recent call follows an earlier Advisory on Social Media and Youth Mental Health, also published by the Surgeon General......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

What is Telegram Premium? Features, price, and how to sign up

Hardcore Telegram users should consider Telegram Premium. For as little as $3 per month, you can unlock new features to use on the cloud-based messaging app......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Arch-rivals Apple and Meta reportedly discuss AI partnership for iOS 18

Apple and Meta (nee Facebook) have never been the best of friends, and that relationship has only soured in recent years as the tech giants clash on issues of privacy, app store policy, and much more. Respective CEOs Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg have.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

X will soon limit the ability to livestream to Premium subscribers

There’s been a lot going on at X recently when it comes to attempts to make more money from the platform. After Elon Musk confirmed his plans to introduce a small fee for new users, X has now confirmed that it will soon limit the ability to livestr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Apple’s AI features for the iPhone just hit a major roadblock

Apple Intelligence was supposed to rethink what an iPhone can accomplish. The EU's landmark market rules are now standing in the way of users experiencing it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

EU Users Might Miss Out on Apple’s AI Features

At the moment, it's unknown if and when these features will arrive for the region. The post EU Users Might Miss Out on Apple’s AI Features appeared first on Phandroid. While a lot of iOS fans await the arrival of Apple’s AI fea.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Android 15 could come with tools to diagnose problems with your phone

It looks like Google is including some new tools in Android 15 that will allow users to diagnose their phones for problems. The post Android 15 could come with tools to diagnose problems with your phone appeared first on Phandroid. Our pho.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

You could soon ask YouTube Music for suggestions using AI

It looks like YouTube Music could be getting a new AI feature that will allow users to ask it for music recommendations. The post You could soon ask YouTube Music for suggestions using AI appeared first on Phandroid. Music discovery is an.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

8 reasons for Apple users to switch to UPDF Editor: AI PDF Assistant

UPDF is an Adobe alternative with an AI twist for reading, annotating, searching, and editing PDFs on Mac. Save big and chat with your PDF today.UPDF Editor: AI PDF AssistantIf you work with PDFs, it can be a pain finding the right tool for the job......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New AirPods Pro beta feature allows users to tailor noise cancellation

Code in the latest AirPods firmware shows Apple is working on new controls to make customizing the noise cancellation feature easier for users.Developers will be able to use the same setup steps as AirPods and AirTagsIt's possible that Apple will rel.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

YouTube will ask iOS users to ‘Allow’ tracking for more personalized ads

With iOS 14.5, Apple required app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to broader tracking. In 2021, Google apps stopped certain tracking methods to comply and not have to show that prompt. YouTube will soon ask iOS users if they want.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024