The European Union has very strict laws on hate speech. They have also been very involved on the social media platforms' role in addressing this issue. Now, EU's commission has issued a warning to Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft for failing to act quickly and effectively against hate speech online.
A recent study revealed some personality differences between iPhone and Android users. Researchers from University of Lincoln, Lancaster University and the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom have asked 500 participants about themselves and their attitude towards their smartphones. The data also showed that iPhone users are more likely to be female compared to their Android user counterpart.
Apple has been tight-lipped on whether it is actually working on self-driving technology or not. This is amidst speculations and reports that the tech giant is venturing into the automotive industry. Just recently, in a move to appeal to safety regulators, Apple has sent a letter to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The content of the letter seemed to confirm the interest of the company in the further development of self-driving technology.
Watch out Windows 10 users, Microsoft is set to integrate a HomeHub feature into its operating system. The tech giant is reported to be building the HomeHub as a competition to Amazon Echo and Google Home. The new feature is set to be released along with Windows 10 updates in 2017 and 2018.
Now here is a new standalone DLC game known as Uncharted: The Lost Legacy which was revealed at PSX, letting you dive into the Unchartered world once again without having to know anything about the series to be engaged.
Apple Maps did not really take off in a big way, and so far Google Maps has been the far better and more accurate alternative. Will drone technology be able to help Apple narrow the gap -- or even overtake Google?
The streaming industry is thriving. Netflix is one good example. But aside from TV and movie streaming services, there is also an interest in game app streaming. Developer Glu Mobile Inc previously announced its plans to let app users access games without having to download it from app stores. Now, Angry Birds creator Rovio will be venturing into mobile video game streaming.
Twitter is among other social media platforms that have not really address the issue of online hate speech. It is a toxic environment to be in online especially during the past US Presidential election. People openly express their opinions about things. Some use it to inflict pain on others. As for President-elect Donald Trump, it has become his way to communicate with the American people. Given that Trump has a not-so-good relationship with the media, he will not stop tweeting anytime soon.
In time for Christmas, Microsoft is bringing back its 12 Days of Deals. The tech giant is offering huge discounts on several gadgets that include Xbox One, VR headsets, Dell PCs and Windows tablets perfect for the Holiday season.
If you have missed your chance on tech gadget deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Best Buy is offering a Special Edition Tech Collection for the Christmas season. The US retailer has put together items that cost as low as $40 to as high as $2,500 available exclusively in its stores.
With tons of Android apps available for free, it's tough to choose. You can't download them all on your Android device that has limited storage. It's time to get everything organized. Use apps that can help you get through your daily tasks. Here are among the most useful Android apps that will make your life a little easier.
Google Play just announced its top five movies of 2016. It is not what you have expected. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens reigned as far as box office gross is concerned and joined the exclusive $2 billion club. However, Deadpool managed to top Google Play’s list that includes other commercially successful films.
Google Play has just released its "Best of 2016" that include the most popular apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and books. The box-office success of the Deadpool movie reflected its comic book counterpart. The Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe graphic novel by Cullen Bunn just edges out the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.