It’s okay that Joe Belfiore is using an iPhone

Joe Belfiore, the face of Microsoft’s Windows Phone, has today posted a photo from his holiday in Japan and, shockingly, it’s come from an iPhone. There’s an even split in the responses to Belfiore’s tweet between those impressed by his new blond look and the people raising an eyebrow at his smartphone choice. But, honestly, the […]

How to Change the Group Conversation Photo in Messages on iPhone and iPad

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Best UK streaming and pay-TV services 2020: Sky, Virgin, Netflix and Amazon Prime compared and ranked

The BT TV box comes in several versions, including just a TV box with no recording functions beyond short-term pause and rewind, one with full recording functions and one with recording and 4K support. You can edit the EPG and the boxes support all the terrestrial catchup and streaming apps – Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, […]

Mozilla cuts 25% of workforce after pandemic hits revenue

“One thing about @mozilla that I’ve never experienced anywhere else is how it’s basically impossible to turn without bumping into an expert in their field,” tweeted Mozilla security engineer April King. “I have no doubt we’ll one day look back on the layoffs of all these amazing people as an incredible loss for computing.”

Twitter is for real rolling out its reply-limiting feature to all users

Whether limiting replies to tweets actually improves conversation on Twitter remains to be seen, but the company says some users have used the settings to have more sensitive conversations about politics and social issues. “People are sharing more of their thoughts —tweets using these settings about topics like Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 are on […]

Harrowing CCTV of ‘laughing’ thug fleeing after stabbing Arsenal fan, 20, to death on Tube with £200 military knife

Lanning was previously jailed for four years at Lewes Crown Court after admitting stabbing a client seven times in the chest in Brighton on 15 July 2016 when he was selling him drugs.

What’s New in Windows 10’s 20H2 Update, Arriving Fall 2020

Access Your Samsung Phone’s Android Apps on Your PC Microsoft is expanding the “Your Phone” app with more features designed for “select Samsung devices.” If you have one of these phones, you can now access your phone’s Android apps directly on your Windows 10 PC. They’ll be running on your phone but you can launch, […]

Face ID doesn’t work when you’re wearing a mask—Apple’s about to address that

The iOS 13.5 beta skips a step. Now, it will give you the option to swipe up and enter a passcode without waiting on Face ID to finish failing. This is especially important for Apple Pay; contactless payments are a good way to minimize direct contact during the pandemic, but Face ID made them something of […]

Why You Can’t Install Flash on an iPad (and What to Do Instead)

Even so, there are still some sites and web-based apps that require Flash to function, and there likely will be for some time. Translating Flash-based software or educational apps to a new platform is a costly and time-consuming process for smaller developers, so this won’t happen overnight.

The many sides of Microsoft’s new two-screen Suface Duo phone

Even though the Duo is much wider than any garden-variety phone would dare to be, it doesn’t come off as a brick. That’s because Panay, chief designer Ralf Groene, and the rest of the team did obsess over thinness and lightness. The Duo weighs 8.8 oz., which is more than a one-screened phone but not […]