Month: March 2022

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WhatsApp is getting better voice messages in the next few weeks
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WhatsApp is getting better voice messages in the next few weeks

WhatsApp announced on Wednesday that it will roll out some improvements to voice messages over the coming weeks, including the ability to listen to a message while reading other chats and play messages at 1.5 or 2 times speed (yes, please, put this feature everywhere). The experience of recording messages is also improving. WhatsApp now…
Chrome OS 100 brings new Launcher design to Chromebooks
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Chrome OS 100 brings new Launcher design to Chromebooks

Like its Chrome browser counterpart, Chrome OS has finally reached its 100th version. Google fully updates its operating system every four weeks or so. The new release comes with a new design for Chrome OS’s launcher meant to make it more intuitive and customizable for Chromebook users. The launcher (for Windows users, it’s the equivalent…
Lapsus$ gang claims new hack with data from Apple Health partner
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Lapsus$ gang claims new hack with data from Apple Health partner

After a short “vacation,” the Lapsus$ hacking gang is back. In a post shared through the group’s Telegram channel on Wednesday, Lapsus$ claimed to have stolen 70GB of data from Globant — an international software development firm headquartered in Luxembourg, which boasts some of the world’s largest companies as clients. Screenshots of the hacked data,…
Sony’s PS Plus tiers complicate the simplicity of subscription services
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Sony’s PS Plus tiers complicate the simplicity of subscription services

Sony has announced a new range of PlayStation Plus subscriptions: PlayStation Plus Essential, PlayStation Plus Extra, and PlayStation Plus Premium. Prior to their official unveiling, the plans were characterized as an attempt to respond to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass, offering various selections of games to download or stream as part of a single monthly subscription.…
Activision Blizzard Just Settled Its Federal Harassment Lawsuit
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Activision Blizzard Just Settled Its Federal Harassment Lawsuit

FellowNeko/Shutterstock Activision Blizzard's $18 million settlement of the federal sexual harassment lawsuit with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been approved. As reported by VGC, the EEOC, which is a federal agency, filed the lawsuit in September 2021 over allegations that Activision Blizzard and its subsidiaries meted out sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and…
SpongeBob SquarePants Leads PlayStation Plus Lineup For April 2022
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SpongeBob SquarePants Leads PlayStation Plus Lineup For April 2022

THQ Nordic By Rob Rich/March 30, 2022 3:01 pm EDT Another trio of games is primed for next month's PlayStation Plus lineup of freebies, these ones focused on medieval fantasy, card strategy, and a talking sponge that lives inside a piece of tropical fruit. While it does mean one less game than we saw last time…
ROLI Seaboard RISE 2 Makes The World’s Weirdest Keyboard Even Stranger
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ROLI Seaboard RISE 2 Makes The World’s Weirdest Keyboard Even Stranger

ROLI First establishing itself to musicians and music producers in 2015 as the first "truly expressive" digital keyboard, ROLI RISE returns in 2022 with its fourth keyboard model, which improves on its immediate predecessor, the Seaboard RISE 49 — a 49-key midi controller keyboard that uses a unique touch-responsive surface instead of physical black and…
Why Regenerative Braking Is So Important For EVs
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Why Regenerative Braking Is So Important For EVs

BoJack/Shutterstock You may have heard that electric cars have actually been around way longer than the gasoline-chugging vehicles we all love. However, are you aware that modern EVs are not the first to utilize regenerative braking? Recapturing kinetic energy and converting it to electrical power (or regenerative braking) when a vehicle is braking, decelerating, or…
New Facebook Messenger Features Let You Ping Everyone Or Alert No One
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New Facebook Messenger Features Let You Ping Everyone Or Alert No One

BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Facebook Messenger today rolled out a pair of new shortcuts that should make chatting in group conversations easier. In addition to the new shortcuts that are now live in the Messenger app, Facebook also previewed several other shortcuts that will be going live in the near future. While some of these have practical use,…