Facebook Messenger gets some cool features from WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger, the world’s third most popular instant messaging app, is getting many new features. Following the release of HD image and video sharing capabilities on WhatsApp, the same feature is coming to Facebook Messenger. The instant messaging app is also getting document and file-sharing features. Facebook Messenger gets HD image and video-sharing capabilities Facebook […]

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Realme C63 certifications reveal some of its specs ahead of launch in India

Realme is working on a new smartphone for at least the Indian market, the C63. This is expected to be a lower-end offering catering to budget-conscious buyers and slotting into Realme’s stable right underneath the recently unveiled C65. It’s been recently certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which means it will definitely be […]

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Emulators seem to now be allowed on the Apple App Store but with some caveats

Apple’s App Store has famously been a walled garden for a while now. The tight policies have only recently been changing mostly thanks to EU regulations. Though, even taha has been a bumpy process met with a lot of pushback from Cupertino. Thankfully, things seem to be looking up, and Apple’s most recent App Review […]

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Gmail might flag some Microsoft Outlook emails as spam — You’ll temporarily need an ‘alias’ to circumvent this issue

What you need to know Multiple Outlook users have reported their emails aren’t reaching Gmail recipients. This is predominantly because of Google’s new mandatory bulk sender authentication requirements for Gmail, flagging Outlook emails as spam. Microsoft acknowledged the issue indicating the issue is affecting users with Outlook.com country domains, recommended a temporary workaround, and is […]

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Employees spill some secret changes coming in a future Microsoft Store update

What you need to know Microsoft began testing a new version of the Microsoft Store among Canary and Dev Channel Insiders. The updated Microsoft Store loads product pages quicker, shows the buy button after a shorter wait time, and can launch without showing the splash screen in most situations. Microsoft did not list all of […]

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Major Earthquake in Taiwan Halts Some Apple Chip Production Lines

A major earthquake in Taiwan has halted some TSMC chip production lines, potentially impacting the manufacture of Apple devices (via Bloomberg). A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan in the early hours of the morning, causing significant damage to infrastructure and disrupting operations at several TSMC key manufacturing sites. Sources familiar with TSMC’s operations said that the […]

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Do you know how to ‘fix’ Microsoft? This viral video has some ideas.

What you need to know A video from Sam Tucker on YouTube playfully suggests several ways that he could “fix” Microsoft. Suggestions include removing ads from Windows 11, not requiring people to have an online Microsoft account to install Windows 11, and launching the cancelled Surface Neo. Many of Tucker’s suggestions are echoed by Windows […]

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“We are absolutely actively looking for developers.” Behind the scenes with some of the first games from Xbox’s new Global Expansion team

Quick menu I am grateful I was given the opportunity to attend the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this year, as I learned a lot I otherwise would’ve missed. GDC 2024 was filled with informative summits, fateful encounters, exclusive events, and exciting previews for me, including being able to demo 10 upcoming ID@Xbox games […]

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Microsoft Edge for Android now supports installing ANY extension… with some work

What you need to know Microsoft is testing the option to use any extension in Edge for Android. Using any extension requires you to have Edge Canary, enable developer mode, and use the extension ID of whatever you’d like to run in your browser. Microsoft introduced extension support in a limited capacity earlier this year […]

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AI in gaming dominated GDC 2024, and some of it actually won this skeptic over

Quick menu Traveling from meeting to meeting or wandering the vast expo halls, I noticed a handful of reoccurring themes at GDC 2024 in San Francisco. On the one hand, were the developers attending the conference and their focuses (I’ll write my thoughts on that soon), but on the other hand was artificial intelligence. Yes, […]

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Older Galaxy foldable phones may yet get Galaxy AI at some point

The Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 received Galaxy AI through a One UI 6.1 update last week. Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 owners feel left out, but not everything’s lost. To begin with, Galaxy device users have some alternatives to Galaxy AI. You could, for example, create Generative […]

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Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma 2 User Survey is live, and oh boy, it’s asking if you want some DLC to go with that giant ARPG

What you need to know Capcom has released an official Dragon’s Dogma 2 User Survey and has invited players to fill it out and submit their feedback. The survey is available until April 21, and if you complete it, the developer will allow you to download a sweet Dragon’s Dogma 2 wallpaper with various different […]

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Homeworld 3 is getting some changes in response to player feedback

What you need to know A co-op demo for upcoming space strategy title Homeworld 3 was available earlier this year.  Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Software have shared some upcoming changes being made to the game in response to player feedback.  Highlights include HUD scaling options, fully rebind-able keyboard controls, and increased health for every ship […]

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Galaxy Tab S9 5G variants to get One UI 6.1 in April in some markets

Earlier today, Samsung announced that it will start rolling out One UI 6.1 to Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy S23 series, Galaxy S23 FE, and Galaxy Tab S9 series tomorrow (28 March 2024). So, if you are a Galaxy Tab S9 user, you might be excited about it. However, there’s a […]

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The Real Reason Why Some Abortion Pill Patients Go to the ER

Today the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a consequential case that threatens to curb access to medication abortion across the country. A central issue in the case is the safety of the drug mifepristone, the first in a two-pill regimen used to induce an abortion. The drug blocks a hormone […]

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The Real Reason Some Abortion Pill Patients Go to the ER

Today the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a consequential case that threatens to curb access to medication abortion across the country. A central issue in the case is the safety of the drug mifepristone, the first in a two-pill regimen used to induce an abortion. The drug blocks a hormone […]

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Dragon’s Dogma 2 is, without a doubt, one of Capcom’s best ever games — but some won’t ‘get it’

Welcome to our Dragon’s Dogma 2 review.  As I sit here writing this, I just rolled credits on Dragon’s Dogma 2 after over fifty-seven hours of non-stop play. That uniquely satisfying aura of finishing an incredible game has washed over me as I load my save into New Game+ for my second run. Oftentimes, it’s […]

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Circle to Search broken on the Galaxy S24 Ultra for some users

Circle to Search is one of the many new artificial intelligence-powered features that Samsung has introduced with the Galaxy S24 series. The tech behind this feature actually comes from Google, but it’s been implemented very well in Samsung’s One UI to provide a seamless user experience. It appears that Circle to Search isn’t working as […]

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Some of the best Samsung Portable and NVMe SSD deals you can find

If you’re in the market for more memory, you’re in for a treat. Samsung has launched new deals for its storage solutions, including portable and non-portable NVMe SSDs. Here are some of the best offers you can find on Samsung’s online shop as of this writing. Let’s start with the Portable SSD T5 EVO, which […]

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Some AI features from Galaxy S24 could come to Galaxy S22

After launching the Galaxy S24 in January with One UI 6.1 onboard, Samsung revealed that some of its AI features will be released to older high-end phones with the One UI 6.1 update. That made Galaxy S22 owners sad (and angry?), knowing their phones will not get AI features. However, there is some good news […]

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