Top 5 Social Communication Apps to Connect with Friends and Family Staying connected with friends and family is an important part of life. Technology has made it easier than ever before to keep in touch with the people you care about, no matter where you are. Whether you're looking for a way to stay connected with your family overseas or just want a way to chat with friends, there are plenty of social communication apps available. Here, we’ll look at the top five social communication apps to help you stay connected with friends and family.
1. Hangouts – Connect with Friends and Family with Google's Official Communication App
Google Hangouts is an official...
Jan 23, 2023
Netflix Sets Deadline for its Crackdown on Password Sharing Netflix has been on a mission to crack down on password sharing between households, and it has now officially announced when its program will begin. As part of its Q4 2022 earnings report, Netflix revealed that it would start rolling out its paid sharing feature "more broadly" in Q1 2023. This means that the deadline for its crackdown on password sharing is set to March when the Q1 2023 phase ends.
Netflix had intended to implement the measure by the end of 2022, but evidently, it missed that deadline. Despite this, the company is still proceeding with its plans to stop...
Jan 21, 2023
Mozilla Firefox 109 Supports Google's Manifest V3 Without Killing Ad Blocking Mozilla Firefox is one of the few remaining browsers not powered by Google's Chromium rendering engine. With the new Firefox 109, Mozilla is introducing support for Google's controversial Manifest V3, the underlying protocol used to make extensions work. Thankfully, Mozilla is not including one of the worst aspects of the protocol - ad and content blocking will remain available and functioning as expected.
The Manifest V3 protocol is a set of rules and regulations that all major browsers must follow in order to provide a successful and secure web experience. With Firefox 109, Mozilla has added support for the protocol, but...
Jan 19, 2023
Twitter Suspended Third-Party Apps Intentionally, Tweetbot Disabled Again Third-party Twitter apps were made inaccessible to users last week, leaving many unable to access the popular microblogging site. Reports now suggest that the suspension was intentional and that users can only access Twitter through the official app. The cause of the suspension is still unknown, but Twitter CEO Elon Musk has yet to provide an explanation.
The suspension of third-party Twitter apps, which includes the popular Tweetbot, was intentional, according to reports. Tweetbot co-creator Paul Haddad has confirmed the decision and noted that the app was accessible for a few hours on Sunday using a workaround. However, the access was...
Jan 16, 2023
New Android 13 QPR2 Option Lets You Change the Shortcuts on Your Pixel’s Lock Screen Android 12 brought us the Material You design language and wallpapers-based theming engine to customize our phones. Despite these improvements, Android's stock lock screen customization options are still quite limited compared to iOS. Fortunately, Google is now introducing new custom lock screen clocks and the ability to change out lock screen shortcuts with its latest Android 13 beta.
The new "Shortcuts" option will be located in Settings > Display > Lock Screen, allowing users to assign certain apps or actions as their default shortcuts for triggering the flashlight, camera app, or QR code scanner. However, it won’t be completely open-ended -...
Jan 15, 2023
How to Keep Spam Out of Your Inbox: A Comprehensive Guide on How to Block Spam Emails in Gmail Gmail is one of the world’s most popular email services, but it can become overwhelming when your inbox starts getting filled up with unwanted emails. If you are an avid Gmail user, chances are that you have received a plethora of spam emails. The good news is that there are some simple tricks and tips for blocking spam emails that can help keep your inbox clean and organized. This comprehensive guide will show you how to block spam emails in Gmail with ease.
Step 1: Unsubscribe from Unwanted Email Lists
The first step in the process of blocking out unwanted emails is...
Jan 12, 2023
Sonic Frontiers Director Responds to Final Boss Fix Suggestions Sonic Frontiers has been praised for its titanic boss fights, with the player utilizing Super Sonic in all of them. However, the game's final boss fight against the Supreme Titan and its true final boss have both been met with divisive opinions from fans. Recently, Twitter user Infinite_Cubes posted an entire thread on the site offering a number of suggestions for how to fix these issues.
Infinite_Cubes suggested that Supreme be given a higher health bar and new moves that use its giant rifle to shoot attacks which can be parried by Super Sonic. The suggestion also included a climatic QTE...
Dec 26, 2022
Microsoft Confirms Three Upcoming Bethesda Games Exclusively for Xbox and PC Microsoft has made it clear that its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard is moving forward. In a statement given to the US Federal Trade Commission, the gaming giant outlined that three future titles from Bethesda will be exclusive for Xbox and PC.
The games have yet to be named explicitly, but it looks like Starfield and Redfall are two of them – both being developed by Arkane and published by Bethesda. This exclusivity decision could potentially spark controversy among Sony users if The Elder Scrolls 6 ends up being the third title in question as well.
It would make sense for The...
Dec 24, 2022
A New Mod for Minecraft Will Allow You to Watch Videos Not on a TV, but on Chiselled Bookshelves Minecraft is a very popular game with a huge number of in-game mechanics and dedicated tools. The already rich variety of different functions from the developer is constantly expanding with various mods that make the gameplay even more interesting. Meanwhile, not all mods are designed to affect the gameplay. So, many of them are made to simply have fun.
The range of possibilities for players in Minecraft is able to impress even an experienced player, this alone will be just the tip of the iceberg in comparison with what will become possible with the use of mods. The most complex buildings...
Nov 23, 2022
Google Alerts Gmail Users About 5 Key Holiday Season Scams and Spams When it comes to the holiday season, there are a few things that we all can be sure of: good food, family gatherings, and an inbox full of spam. That's right, spam doesn't take a break for the holidays. In fact, scammers ramp up their efforts this time of year, preying on our good nature and generosity.
Google is alerting Gmail users to 5 key holiday season scams and spams. These include scams related to gift cards, package delivery, charitable donations, and more.
1. Phony gift card scams
Gift card scams are one of the most common types of fraud during the holidays....
Nov 23, 2022
How Business Gets Along in a World Where Cyber Attacks Have Become an Integral Part of Life Modern realities are such that for any business, cyber-attacks are by no means a rare occurrence. A growing number of companies and individuals complain that such crises happen almost daily. This is confirmed by the latest Dell report, where 1,000 people that connected with information technology participated. The majority of respondents reported that the number of problems due to cyber-attacks has increased significantly in recent years, which has affected the increase in downtime, and recovery costs, and also raised the issue of data privacy.
According to information from the same survey, it became known that cyber-attacks account for 48% of the...
Nov 21, 2022
Xbox Game Pass 3 Day One Games Confirmed for December 2022 It’s been just a few months since the launch of the Xbox Game Pass, and Microsoft’s new subscription service is already off to a great start. The service gives access to a growing library of games for a monthly fee and already has a few day one games confirmed for December 2022.
Xbox Game Pass has only been available for a few months, but it’s already made a big impact. The service gives access to a growing library of games for a monthly fee and already has a few day one games confirmed for December 2022.
Microsoft’s new subscription service is a...