Facebook has announced three additions to the Portal family: a new Portal, Portal Mini and Portal TV. The devices let users make calls using Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. The Portal has a new design that resembles a picture frame. The Portal Mini is similar but smaller. The Portal TV looks like a set-top box and […]
Facebook wants to make it easier for famous people to engage with their fans on the site. That's why the company is launching new ways for Facebook users to interact with public figures they follow, be it internet creators, authors, athletes or sport…
On Monday, Apple announced several different new entertainment options, from its Apple TV Channels streaming service to Apple TV Plus for original content. In this Tech Minute, hear more details about how these offerings work and when you’ll be able to start watching.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: Over the weekend, four commits were posted to various parts of Android’s Gerrit source code management, all entitled “Carrier restriction enhancements for Android Q.” In them, we see that network carriers will have more fine-grained control over which networks devices will and will not work on. More […]
Think about planning for a natural disaster emergency that might affect your home. You’d likely store some water, flashlights, food, blankets and other essentials. The key element of your planning would be proactivity. You’d do all of the work before an emergency occurred, not during the actual crisis. If your supplies were used up after […]
You might feel like you saw Sandra Bullock’s Netflix hit before. When it was called A Quiet Place and starred Emily Blunt.
Generation Z is getting a lot of attention these days, as the cohort is expected to outpace millennials, and comprise 32 percent of the world’s 7.7 billion population. This powerful group of consumers was born into a digital world. A much-reported claim is that Generation Z has an attention span of 8 seconds. It may […]
Facebook at one time considered charging companies for access to its user data, according to a report based on three pages of unredacted material from a document showing portions of some internal Facebook emails, mainly from 2012 to 2014. The documents are linked to a lawsuit, Six4Three LLC v. Facebook Inc., filed in California Superior […]
Several years ago, my wife and I invested in a project called “Sanctuary Belize” and, like many of the investors, we were incredibly excited about the prospect of retiring in paradise. After a time, things just weren’t adding up. The company supposedly put controls in place to reverse course, but we exited the project. As […]