Video conferencing apps saw record downloads in just one week

“As people face uncertain timelines for the length of social isolation, video conferencing apps have the potential to vastly influence our daily habits — breaking down geological barriers and fostering the ability to work and socialize relatively seamlessly. It is an unprecedented time for the world and an incredibly dynamic time for mobile — we […]

Broadband internet speed test – how to check if your BT, Sky, Virgin and TalkTalk WiFi download times are good enough

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New security norms as banks work from home

MUMBAI: The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), which specifies best practices for safe electronic payments, has released guidance on working remotely. The guidance comes comes at a time when banks are looking at WFH as a long-term practice. “Remote working best practices are excerpts related to PCI SSC information supplement protecting telephone-based […]

This new Microsoft Edge change might finally be a reason to ditch Chrome

Another tool seemingly borrowed from Firefox is a new Immersive Reader mode, which strips non-essential page elements and formatting, making it easier to scan text. Edge will soon be able to read content aloud as well. Both these features should be a real boon for the many people who struggle to read text on a […]

YouTube Shorts may be Google’s answer to TikTok

NEW DELHI: Google’s popular video streaming app YouTube is planning to take on TikTok with a new service. As per an online report, YouTube will soon come up with a new product called ‘Shorts’. According to a report by the Information, YouTube is thinking of developing a new social media platform Shorts in competition to […]

COVID-19: LinkedIn offers free job postings for critical roles

LinkedIn is offering companies and organisations in healthcare (including medical device, medical practice and mental health care), supermarket, warehousing and freight delivery, as well as disaster relief non-profit organisations the ability to post jobs for free on the platform — from April 1 to June to 30 — and hire people needed to fill these […]

How to install Minecraft Forge for 1.15

Head over to the official Minecraft Forge download site. You’ll automatically be presented with the latest version of Forge to download, but if you’re running an earlier version of Minecraft you can find the right Forge version using the dropdown menu on the left-hand side. After finding the right version of Forge for you, click […]

Japanese flip phone games are coming to the Nintendo Switch

G-Mode has already remade some of its own flip phone hits like Kuukiyomi for modern platforms, but the G-Mode Archives series looks to be straight ports of the phone originals for the sake of preservation. While they’re unlikely ever to see release outside of Japan, it’s easy enough to download Switch games from other eShop […]

Houseparty tips and tricks – how to play games, lock rooms and keep your private info safe amid hacking fears

Houseparty is a popular social networking app It offers group video-calling through mobile and desktop apps Users receive notifications when friends are online and available to talk The app was launched by Life On Air in 2016, after $12million in venture capital was raised The company partnered with Ellen DeGeneres’s app Heads Up! in early […]

Amazon Music Unlimited is free for three months with this one-day deal

Amazon also has a Single Device plan which could open access to the service on a single Echo or Fire TV device for $3.99 monthly. Today’s trial offer is for the Individual account, so you’d have to switch plans after it expires if you’re interested in the Single Device option.