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How to download YouTube videos on an iPhone or iPad

There are several ways to save YouTube videos for offline viewing. We show you how to download videos to your iPhone so you can hang on to your favorites.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Youtube, Trends, How-to, Youtube Video, Tier 4


How to use Google Maps

Google Maps will have you navigating around like a champ in no time. Whether you're a novice or a pro, here are your favorite navigation app's handy features.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Web, How-to, Computing, Tips, Google Maps, Tier 4


How to recover deleted emails in Gmail on a computer or mobile device

Gmail allows you to recover deleted emails on a computer or mobile device within 30 days.Getty Images You can recover deleted emails in Gmail for up to 30 days before they are permanently deleted. To restore a message, just find it in the Trash folder and use the Move or Move To command to put it elsewhere. If you are an admin, you may have an additional 25 days to recover a message from the Admin console.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When you delete a Gmail m...
Tags: Google, Gmail, Email, Trends, Recovery, Deleted, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Software & Apps, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Google Admin Console, Social Media (Reference


Antoine Fuqua Signs First-Look Film Deal With Netflix

Antoine Fuqua is doubling down on his partnership with Netflix after bringing his Jake Gyllenhaal-led thriller, "The Guilty," to the streaming service back in October. According to Variety, Fuqua has signed a new first-look deal with Netflix, "focusing on feature and documentary films."The director of "Training Day," "The Equalizer," and "The Magnificent Seven" is also renaming his production company from Fuqua Films to Hill District Media. Fuqua had not one but two high-profile releases on stre...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Movies, News, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Wahlberg, Brad Pitt, Will Smith, Chris Pratt, Paramount, Cannes, Jeremy Renner, Pitt, Antoine Fuqua, John Wick


A Mysterious Threat Actor Is Running Hundreds of Malicious Tor Relays

Since at least 2017, a mysterious threat actor has run thousands of malicious servers in entry, middle, and exit positions of the Tor network in what a security researcher has described as an attempt to deanonymize Tor users. The Record reports: Tracked as KAX17, the threat actor ran at its peak more than 900 malicious servers part of the Tor network, which typically tends to hover around a daily total of up to 9,000-10,000. Some of these servers work as entry points (guards), others as middle r...
Tags: Tech, The Record, Nusenu


Australia Is the Drunkest Country In the World, Survey Finds

Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world after spending more time drunk in 2020 than any other nation. The Guardian reports: An international survey (PDF) has found Australians drank to the point of drunkenness an average of 27 times a year, almost double the global average of 15. Almost a quarter of Australians reported feeling regret for becoming intoxicated. The Global Drug Survey asked more than 32,000 people from 22 countries what their drug and alcohol consumption was...
Tags: Australia, Tech, The Guardian, Global Drug Survey, Monica Barratt, Bar Victoria


Zoom Will Soon Make It Obvious If You're Late To Your Next Big Meeting

Zoom is rolling out a number of new updates for its video conferencing software and one of them might finally encourage users to ensure they're on time for their next big meeting. TechRadar reports: According to a new blog post from the company, Attendance Status makes it easier for organizations to streamline the start of their Zoom Meetings by allowing meeting hosts and co-hosts using its Google Calendar or Outlook Calendar integrations to view who has accepted or declined a meeting invite. Ho...
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Movies And Shows To Watch After You Finish Hellbound

Voltaire's description of dying, offered to Louis Nicolas Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, baron de Preuilly in 1723, goes like this: "[I] made my confession; and my will, which ... was exceedingly short. After that, I calmly awaited death: only regretting ... that I must part from my friends so soon." Voltaire, of course, was a philosopher who wrote on behalf of the French Enlightenment, a movement that favored human happiness. To its members, knowledge wasn't merely power. It could be peace or joy, a...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Television, Movies, Netflix, Thailand, United States, Korea, Showtime, Francis Lawrence, States, Margaret Atwood, Tilda Swinton, Rachel Weisz, Busan, David Lynch


Debt Collectors Can Now Text, Email and DM You On Social Media

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: New rules approved by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that took effect on Tuesday dictate how collection agencies can email and text people as well as message them on social media to seek repayment for unpaid debts. Kathleen L. Kraninger, the former CFPB director who oversaw the rule changes, said last year that they were a necessary update to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which is more than four decades old. "We are finally leavin...
Tags: Social Media, Tech, Npr, Trump, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Kraninger, Kathleen L Kraninger


Apple AirTags Being Used By Thieves To Track High-End Cars To Steal

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: This week, Canadian police announced that car thieves have been using AirTags to track vehicles they want to steal. York Regional Police (which serves an area north of Toronto) revealed that it has investigated five incidents in the past three months in which thieves have hidden AirTags on vehicles parked in public. Later, the thieves tracked down their targets to steal the cars at their leisure. Other Bluetooth-based trackers have been av...
Tags: Apple, Toronto, Tech, Ars Technica, York Regional Police


Microsoft's New Windows Prompts Try To Stop People Downloading Chrome (slashdot)

Microsoft has never been a fan of Windows users downloading Chrome instead of using Edge, but the company has now stepped up its campaign to keep people using its built-in browser. From a report: Windows 10 and Windows 11 have both started displaying new prompts when people navigate to the Chrome download page, in an effort to discourage people from installing Google's rival browser. These new prompts, spotted by Neowin, include messages like: "Microsoft Edge runs on the same technology as Chro...
Tags: Google, News, Microsoft, Neowin, Msmash


Amazon Appstore melts over Android 12 'Snow Cone' (the register)

Running the latest version of Android? Appstore apps no longer work Shortly after Android 12 launched in October, users updating to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system found that the Amazon Appstore – and apps downloaded from it – no longer worked.… [Author: Thomas Claburn]
Tags: Google, News, Amazon Appstore, Thomas Claburn


Documents Shows Just How Much The FBI Can Obtain From Encrypted Communication Services (techdirt)

There is no "going dark." Consecutive FBI heads may insist there is, but a document created by their own agency contradicts their dire claims that end-to-end encryption lets the criminals and terrorists win. Andy Kroll has the document and the details for Rolling Stone: [I]n a previously unreported FBI document obtained by Rolling Stone, the bureau claims that it’s particularly easy to harvest data from Facebook’s WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage services, as long as the FBI has a warrant or s...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, News, Fbi, Aclu, Tim Cushing, Center for Democracy and Technology, Andy Kroll, Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Signal Signal, Rolling Stone the bureau, Mallory Knodel


Google TV’s nifty new personalized profiles have been delayed

The individual user profiles that were expected to arrive on Google TV last month have been delayed, meaning those personalized content recommendations are unfortunately on hold. The company... #theverge #ivyhunt
Tags: Google, Google TV


Hackers Are Spamming Businesses' Receipt Printers With 'Antiwork' Manifestos

Dozens of printers across the internet are printing out a manifesto that encourages workers to discuss their pay with coworkers, and pressure their employers. Motherboard reports: "ARE YOU BEING UNDERPAID?" one of the manifestos read, according to several screenshots posted on Reddit and Twitter. "You have a protected LEGAL RIGHT to discuss your pay with your coworkers. [...] POVERTY WAGES only exist because people are 'willing' to work for them." On Tuesday, a Reddit user wrote in a post that t...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, Motherboard, Morris, TCP, Shodan, Andrew Morris


Magnus Carlsen Wins Longest World Chess Championship Game of All Time

The first victory of the 2021 FIDE World Championship happened in game 6 after GM Magnus Carlsen defeated GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in a record 136 moves. Chess.com reports: Carlsen's victory came after the world champion exchanged a queen for two rooks, provoking a long, tense endgame -- a strategy that eventually proved effective. With both players working on increment after move 80, Magnus converted the position into a rook, knight, and two pawns for a queen, which ended up enough to take the mat...
Tags: Tech, Magnus Carlsen, Carlsen, Magnus, GM Magnus Carlsen, GM Ian Nepomniachtchi


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Jack Dorsey has finally stepped down — and a new era of 'superapps' is dawning

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway describes superapps and why they matter both short-term and long-term. Finally.Two years ago I wrote a letter to the chairman of Twitter calling for Jack Dorsey to be replaced ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Wtf, New York, Cook, Reese Witherspoon, Indonesia, China, Singapore, India, America, Trends


State Department phones were hacked with software from Israel-based company: report

An Israeli woman uses her iPhone in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO group, on August 28, 2016, in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv.Jack Guez/Getty Images At least nine State Dept. officials had their phones hacked with software from the NSO Group, Reuters reported. NSO Group, an Israel-based company, was recently blacklisted by the Biden administration.  An NSO spokesperson disputed the allegations, stating that the company would cooperate "with any relevant government authority." The iP...
Tags: Apple, Politics, News, Washington Post, Israel, US, International, Trends, Uganda, Pegasus, National Security Council, State Department, Biden, Reuters, State Dept, Herzliya


The Coronavirus in a Tiny Drop

To better understand the coronavirus's journey from one person to another, a team of 50 scientists has for the first time created an atomic simulation of the coronavirus nestled in a tiny airborne drop of water. From a report: To create the model, the researchers needed one of the world's biggest supercomputers to assemble 1.3 billion atoms and track all their movements down to less than a millionth of a second. This computational tour de force is offering an unprecedented glimpse at how the vir...
Tags: Tech, University Of California San Diego, Rommie Amaro, COVID


How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?

For a measured perspective on how much quantum computing is actually advancing as a field, IEEE Spectrum spoke with John Martinis, a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the former chief architect of Google's Sycamore. From a report: IEEE Spectrum: So it's been about two years since you unveiled results from Sycamore. In the last few weeks, we've seen announcements of a 127-qubit chip from IBM and a 256-qubit neutral atom quantum computer from QuEra. What kind...
Tags: Google, China, Tech, Ibm, University of California Santa Barbara, John Martinis


Superhero Bits: A Fresh Look At Black Adam, Spider-Man: No Way Home IMAX Teaser & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Marvel Future Revolution won an awardA new glimpse at The Rock in "Black Adam"The many great looks of Loki"Spider-Man: No Way Home" and "Peacemaker" postesAll that and more! ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, News, Disney, Nightcrawler, Suicide Squad, Thor, James Gunn, Marvel Comics, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, John Cena, Loki, Adam, MCU, Green Goblin


How to connect your Alexa-enabled device to Wi-Fi

Whether you just purchased a brand-new Alexa-enabled device or you're moving it to another network, connecting it to Wi-Fi is easy. Our guide shows you how.
Tags: Echo, Trends, How-to, Wifi, Smart Home, Alexa, Setup, Alexa Devices


Google Photos' Locked Folder is now rolling out to more Android phones

Google Photos’ Locked Folder feature, which promises to keep sensitive photos out of your main photo roll, is starting to roll out to non-Pixel phones, according to Android Police. Google said in... #androidpolice #android
Tags: Google, Google Photos, Android Police Google


True Diversity Is When White People Play Black People. Like Hamilton.

It's hip-hop. You wouldn't understand. Just do the diversity training, Hilary. The post True Diversity Is When White People Play Black People. Like Hamilton. appeared first on Above the Law.
Tags: Technology, Law, Vr, Hamilton, Blackface, Diversity and Inclusion, Mursion


Looks like your relatives are going to ruin Google TV recommendations for you this holiday season, after all

Not everyone who lives together has the same taste in entertainment, which is why apps like Netflix and HBO Max offer individual user profiles for each account. Google TV was set to add profiles... #netflix #chromecast #hbo #googletv
Tags: Google, Netflix, HBO Max, Google TV


Chinese Rideshare App Didi To Delist From NYSE

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hill: The Chinese rideshare app Didi announced Friday that it will delist from the New York Stock Exchange just months after its initial public offering. The company's brief announcement on the microblog Weibo noted plans to relist on Hong Kong's exchange, but gave few other details. Didi had been valued at nearly $70 billion after its first day of trading in June, but has since seen its shares collapse amid a crackdown from Beijing. [China says the c...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, China, US, Tech, Beijing, New York Stock Exchange, Weibo, Nyse, Didi, Silvers, Brock Silvers, Kaiyuan Capital


Google Real Estate Executive Says 5% More Workers Coming in to Office Each Week

By Paresh Dave and Julia LoveSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has seen an increasing number of employees coming in to its offices...
Tags: Google, REUTERS Alphabet Inc, Paresh Dave, Julia LoveSAN, Google Real Estate Executive Says


Hot not-Spot-bot spot: The code behind Xiaomi's CyberDog? Ubuntu

Your four-legged open-source friend? CIMON says 'Maybe' Linux fans rejoice: the smarts running behind Xiaomi's Not-Spot, CyberDog, emanate from none other than Ubuntu 18.04.…
Tags: Software, Xiaomi, CIMON


Google Nest Doorbells have holiday ringtones again

Google announced this Wednesday on its Nest community blog the return of holiday-themed ringtones for Nest Doorbells . Visitors arriving for family holiday gatherings can now press the Nest... #newyear #familyholidaygatherings #2021choose
Tags: Google, Google Nest Doorbells


After 9 years on Android and Windows, here’s why I’m all-in on Apple’s ecosystem

Entering into the Apple ecosystem is like entering a place where everything just works. Let me explain.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Windows, Trends, Features



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