Twitch launches public and private chat rooms for streamers

Amazon-owned streaming giant Twitch today announced the launch of a chat room feature that will exist outside the standard Twitch chat that lives on the righthand side of live streams. The company is calling the new product Rooms, and these chats will be both public and private chats streamers can set up for viewers and subscribers to interact with More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Sonic weapons probably didn’t cause mysterious diplomat illnesses in Cuba, doctors say

After months of rumors, doctors have published the first detailed report describing the mysterious illness that struck US diplomats stationed in Cuba. While the source of the illness is still a mystery, the doctors More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Panasonic’s Let’s Note laptops are pure Japanese business distilled into a brick

If you ever find yourself on a bullet train between, say, Tokyo and Osaka at 5.37pm on a Thursday afternoon, you’ll see a lot of dudes in suits with three things on the little fold-out table: a meticulously More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

The “Stories” format is coming to Google search next

Google is launching a developer preview of something it’s calling “AMP Stories,” which are two words that only make sense if you’re obsessive about what’s happening with the way we consume content on More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Pennsylvania wants more secure paper-backed voting machines, but can’t afford them yet

Pennsylvania is the latest state to demand new voting machines that leave a paper trial — a security measure to prevent against hacking. But, according to a report from AP, it’s unlikely the change will More...

By admin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Apple will repair a damaged HomePod cable for $29

It turns out that Apple’s HomePod is expensive to repair: an out-of-warranty device will run 80 percent of the cost of a new one at $279. Fortunately, the company will repair the device’s built in cord for More...

By admin On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Kingdom Hearts III has a Monsters Inc. world, a new theme song, and still no release date

The world of Monsters Inc. is coming to Kingdom Hearts III. The announcement was made, appropriately enough, at a Tokyo Disneyland theater as part of D23 Expo Japan 2018. The latest entry in Square Enix’s More...

By admin On Friday, February 9th, 2018

HomePod is the point of no return for Apple fans

The notion of Apple’s “walled garden” ecosystem of products precedes even the iPhone. For as long as the company has existed, Apple products have worked best with other Apple products and that’s been More...

By admin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Microsoft launches its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft and LinkedIn’s Resume Assistant, a tool to help users optimize their resumes for specific jobs, is now available for Office 365 subscribers on Windows. Resume Assistant pops up in a sidebar and helps More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

How to turn off iPhone throttling in iOS 11.3

iOS 11.3 is a pretty major update, and one of its most notable tweaks is in response to one of the bigger PR controversies to hit Apple in recent times. It recently became apparent that iOS contains a feature More...