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Why You Should Uninstall QuickTime on Windows Computers

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This past week, The United States Department of Homeland Security advised people who still use Apple’s QuickTime software on Windows OS to make sure they immediately uninstall the program. A long time ago, QuickTime used to be a somewhat-popular package for playing audio and video clips on your computer, but other technologies took over, so Apple has decided to quit ...

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Check to See If Facebook Has Hidden Messages From You

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You know how sometimes important emails end up in your spam or junk mail box? It’s frustrating to find out you’ve missed an otherwise relevant message just because your email provider thought it was spam. Well, it turns out that Facebook uses a similar filter for your private messages on Messenger, and just like with your mail, the social network ...

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Reddit Further Counters Harassment with Block Feature

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At some point in the history of internet people discovered online harassment, and it was a slippery slope from there. Now, that doesn’t mean we have to resign with how things are, which is why Reddit, the social news networking service, has taken some steps in the right direction. In an attempt to temper revenge porn on the platform and ...

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Google Brings Calendar Reminders to the Web

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Users can now keep track of their events and to-do lists on the web as well, as the Google Calendar Reminders feature has been made available on Wednesday morning. You can now set reminders and receive them across other Google services, including Google Now, Inbox and in your Keep notes. These memos can also be made to appear in the ...

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Check to See If Google Brought Android Auto to Your Country

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Google has announced on its Android Twitter account that Android Auto has drastically expanded its list of new countries where it has started being available beginning today. Before today, Android Auto was available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and New Zealand. From today on, Brazil and 17 more countries have ...

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Facebook Launches Accessibility Feature Using Artificial Intelligence

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Facebook has just announced that it is improving accessibility on the social network by launching a new feature called automatic alternative text. It means that people who use screen readers – software that vocally describes what’s onscreen – can now receive summaries of the elements captured in photos posted on Facebook. Before this update, a screen reader’s automated voice would ...

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Apple Determined to Find and Fix FBI’s iPhone Hack

Even though the legal fight between the FBI and Apple over the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone is officially over, Apple is far from done with the matter. The Silicon Valley company has yet to figure out how the federal agency hacked into the device without its help. This is not the first time an agency of law enforcement required the ...

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HTC Vive and Oculus Rift Both Experience Delays in Pre-order Shipping

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So virtual reality is finally here, and it’s off to a great start. Well, that’s debatable, seeing that the Facebook-owned Oculus has admitted to having some problems delivering the pre-ordered Rift VR headsets. But it’s not only the Rift that has been delayed in shipping to impatient customers. In theory, HTC Vive VR has also started its journey to the ...

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Amazon Dash Introduces Buttons for Condoms and Feminine Products

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Do you dread having to buy condoms in person? Amazon Dash is here to help with its expanded line of products that you can order from the privacy of your home. There are 76 more items in addition to Trojan condoms that the giant e-retailer has added to the convenient one-click-buying system. Last year, Amazon set out to change the ...

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FBI vs Apple: San Bernardino Shooter Case Not Isolated

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The legal battle between FBI and Apple has been making headlines over the past few weeks, adding more fuel to the privacy and encryption debate that was already on fire across the U.S. Despite the fact that the federal agency insists this recent case of terrorism was limited in scope, it turns out that U.S. government agencies have filed more ...

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