Month: April 2021

If you’ve ever needed to check the time in a different time zone, chances are that you’ve heard of UTC. But what is this standard, why do we use it, and how does it come into play with computers? Let’s dive into UTC so you can understand more about it and how it ties into
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Microsoft is improving Bluetooth audio experience on Windows 10 by bringing support for Advanced Audio Codec (AAC). This will allow users to get better audio from Bluetooth headphones and speakers supporting AAC codec. The Redmond company is also bringing a unified audio endpoint to Windows 10 to offer a seamless interface when connected to multiple
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More good news from a smartphone market currently rebounding from the far reaching impacts of the pandemic. New numbers from Canalys put global shipments for Q1 2021 at 27% above where they were the same time last year. The industry was hit early and hit hard by Covid-19. The first quarter saw company running into
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WhatsApp has already provided an option to let you mute notifications of individual chats and group messages forever on its platform since October last year. However, that option is not useful when you are mentioned by someone in a group chat for which you have already muted notifications. You will continue to receive notifications if
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Twitter shares sank 11 percent in post-market trading on Thursday as it offered tepid revenue guidance for the second quarter, warned of rising costs and expenses and said user growth could slow as the boost seen during the coronavirus pandemic fizzles. The social media company posted revenues and user numbers mostly in line with analyst estimates
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R.I.P. Madefire, a startup that recruited high-profile artists to reinvent comics for new formats and platforms. An announcement on the Madefire website states the company entered into “an assignment of benefit for creditors” (explained as “a state-level insolvency proceeding similar to bankruptcy”) earlier this month, which was then reported this morning in The Beat. As
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Cryptocurrency trading has become increasingly popular in recent years, culminating in the asset class reaching a valuation of $2 trillion. Considering that most digital currencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, pride themselves upon being decentralized, it’s surprising that their trading ecosystems are anything but that. The vast majority of cryptocurrency trading today takes place on centralized
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Telegram is finally rolling out its long-awaited group video conferencing feature. The app is known for providing secure messaging and calling services, and the new group video call feature will be no different. Secure Group Video Calls Are Coming to Telegram In a post on Telegram, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced that group video calls
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