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Insurrectionists Reportedly Used Walkie-Talkie App Zello To Storm the Capitol

Members of a violent and deadly mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6 reportedly communicated with each other through the walkie-talkie app Zello — a company long criticized for its failure to moderate the far-right extremist content it sometimes hosts. Read more...
Tags: Science, App, Content, Company, Capitol, Jessica Watkins, Zello, Militia Members, Ohio State Regular


What is Trello? Here's what you need to know about the online project management tool

Trello is a project management tool that offers simple yet effective features, making it a popular choice. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Trello is a popular project management and team collaboration tool. The app looks and works like yellow stickies on a whiteboard — you can organize teams, projects and workflows by simply dragging and dropping cards around the screen.    Here's a brief overview of how Trello works, what it looks like, and how to buy it.  Visit Busin...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, App, Workflow, Trello, Jira, Project Management, Gantt, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


What is Poshmark? Here's how to use the online marketplace to buy and sell clothing and accessories

Poshmark allows users to buy and sell clothing online. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Poshmark is an e-commerce website and app where users can buy and sell used or new clothing and accessories straight from millions of closets. Buying and selling clothes on the Poshmark app is easy and doesn't require much setup time. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Poshmark launched in 2011 as an e-commerce platform where users could buy and sel...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Craigslist, Etsy, Ebay, Trends, Nike, E-commerce, App, Online Marketplace, Social Commerce, eBay Amazon, Poshmark, Tech Insider, Facebook Marketplace Facebook, Meira Gebel


What is Kik? Here's what you need to know about the free messaging app

Kik is a free messaging app that boasts increased privacy and anonymity as features. Boy_Anupong/Getty Images Kik is a free messaging app that allows users to keep in touch with family and friends using Wi-Fi or your phone's mobile data.  Kik only requires an email address to sign up — there's no need to provide a phone number.  Kik is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon's Kindle Fire. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. While there is no shortage of free me...
Tags: Amazon, Messenger, Instagram, Imessage, Trends, App, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Kik, Apple App Store, Tech Insider, Kik Kik, Kik Interactive, Facebook Messenger Rooms, BI-freelancer


Where to Find Netflix's New Audio-Only Mode on Android

Netflix is currently testing out a special audio-only mode for its mobile apps—Android, specifically. While that’s no guarantee that the ever-so useful feature will see the light of day in a stable release, it’s promising, and if you’re lucky, you can test out the feature right now.Read more...
Tags: Audio, Smartphone, App, Netflix, Streaming, Lifehacks


Clubhouse, a Social Network Without Much Influence, Gets an Influencer Program

Anyone who has sat through an interminable panel discussion on a random topic and thought to themselves, “I wish this would never end,” will find a lot to like on Clubhouse. But due to the closed beta nature of the audio-focused social network, most people will have to make do with reading trend pieces about how much “…Read more...
Tags: Science, App, Clubhouse, Influencer Program


How to Make WhatsApp Voice and Video Calls From Your Laptop

WhatsApp is more than just a text chat service—you’ve been able to use it to make voice and video calls for as long as I can remember. In fact, WhatsApp has even bolstered its video chat capabilities during amid these cheery pandemic times, and now allows you to converse with up to 50 people at a time. But you still…Read more...
Tags: Communication, App, Whatsapp, Lifehacks, Video Chat, Voice Chat


Gawq wants to burst your ‘echo chamber’ with its smarter news app

A new startup called Gawq wants to tackle the problem of fake news and the “echo chamber” problem created by social media, where our view of the world is shaped by manipulative algorithms and personalized feeds. Through Gawq’s newly launched mobile news app, it aims to present news from a range of sources, while allowing users to filter between news, opinion, paid content, and more, as well as compare sources, check facts, and even review the publication’s content for accuracy. The idea for Gawq...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Apps, News, Media, Wikipedia, Tech, App, Dziabiak, Joshua Dziabiak, Fontes Media, Gawq, Zebra Dziabiak, Society of Professional Journalists Dziabiak


How to set up a Microsoft Teams meeting using a computer or mobile device

You can set up a Microsoft Teams meeting by downloading the app on your phone. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket/ Getty Images You can set up a Microsoft Teams meeting from your computer using the desktop app or a web browser, or on a phone or tablet using the mobile app.  Microsoft Teams is a video-conferencing service offered to Microsoft 365 customers. There is also a free tier of service you can use for meetings up to one hour in length.   Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference lib...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, App, Web Browser, Video Conferencing, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Teams, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Smartphones (Reference, Dave Johnson Business Insider, BI Freeancer


How to get VLC on a Roku device by mirroring the media player in 2 different ways

You can mirror VLC on a Roku in a few simple steps. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can get VLC on Roku by mirroring the VLC player from an Android device or Windows computer. VLC is a popular media player for many platforms, but it's not available for direct download on Roku. Here's how to set up and mirror your Android or Windows device to a Roku player. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. VLC (VideoLAN Client) is a popular open-source media player for a...
Tags: Android, Windows, Samsung, Trends, App, Roku, Vlc, Streaming Service, Dave Johnson, Mirroring, Hollis Johnson, Roku TV, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference


Convert Any Online Article Into a Podcast With ListenLater.fm

I’m bad about bookmarking stuff to read later, which means my poor web browser always fills up with open tabs. To me, a bookmark folder is a black hole: I can put links there to look at later, sure, but the odds they’ll actually escape and make it back into a browser tab are slim. Instead, articles I mean to read…Read more...
Tags: Read It Later, Articles, App, Reading, Lifehacks, Rss


Covert Any Online Article Into a Podcast With ListenLater.fm

I’m bad about bookmarking stuff to read later, which means my poor web browser always fills up with open tabs. To me, a bookmark folder is a black hole: I can put links there to look at later, sure, but the odds they’ll actually escape and make it back into a browser tab are slim. Instead, articles I mean to read…Read more...
Tags: Read It Later, Articles, App, Reading, Lifehacks, Rss


YoWindow Weather iPhone iPad – La Météo en Animation (gratuit)

Source : YoWindow Weather iPhone iPad – La Météo en Animation (gratuit) MaxiApple.com Probablement l’une des plus populaires mais aussi la plus originale des applications de météo, YoWindow Weather est de retour sur iPhone, iPod Touch et iPad, l’occasion  de la découvrir ou de la redécouvrir… YoWindow Weather pour iPhone et iPad Temporairement gratuite sur l’AppStore pour iOS, YoWindow Weather est une application qui a déjà fait ses […] The post YoWindow Weather iPhone iPad – La Météo en Anim...
Tags: Iphone, Ipad, Seo, App, Applications, Ipod Touch, AppStore


California Set to Launch Apple and Google-Powered Contact Tracing App

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday that the Golden State would become the 18th to launch an official Covid-19 contact tracing app powered by technology pioneered by Apple and Google. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, California, App, Gavin Newsom, Golden State, Contact Tracing App


How to find your Spotify 'Wrapped' story and playlists for year-end stats on your listening habits

Spotify 2020 Wrapped rounds up your listening data and fun stats collected throughout the year. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images Spotify's Wrapped is a feature that gives you cumulative stats on all the things you listened to on Spotify this year. Finding your Wrapped story and playlists is easy once you know where to look, and there are a few different ways to access it. You can also go back and look at Wrapped playlists from past years. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for mo...
Tags: Spotify, Trends, Social Media, App, Playlist, Tech Insider, Thomas Trutschel Getty, Spotify Wrapped, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Melanie Weir, Smartphones (Reference, Streaming (Reference


In major move, govt caps commissions, surge pricing charged by Ola, Uber

Cab aggregators such as Ola and Uber will now be able to pocket only 20% of fares as commission. Drivers will receive the lion’s share — 80% —, per guidelines issued by the Road Transport Ministry on Friday. In the Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines, 2020, the Ministry has also capped surge pricing at 1.5 times the base fare. We have reached out to Ola and Uber for comment and will update the story when they respond. The government had last year amended the Motor Vehicles Act, by identifying ag...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, India, App, Mumbai, Ola, Ministry, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Cab aggregators, Road Transport Ministry, Induction Training Programme


How to Back Up WhatsApp Chats to Google Drive or iCloud

You should always back up your phone, and that’s especially true if you’re a big WhatsApp user. Since WhatsApp isn’t a cloud-messaging service, everything you do is saved locally on your device. As a result, any catastrophe that hits your device will also nuke your entire conversation history.Read more...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Social Media, App, Whatsapp, Lifehacks, Backing Up


Hide Your Mac's Touch Bar With This Inexpensive App

If you ever find yourself tired of staring at your Mac’s Touch Bar, there’s hope. We’ve previously talked about different techniques you can use to disable it or blank it out entirely, but the best solution still costs around $8 to implement. Now, there’s a new app that promises to take the exact same approach for…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Mac, App, Macbook, Lifehacks, Touch Bar


Find Missing Samsung Galaxy Gear With 'SmartThings Find'

If you’re a clumsy Samsung fan and often find yourself misplacing various Galaxy-branded gear—earbuds, your phone, your smartwatch—Samsung’s new “SmartThings Find” update is a must-have. It’ll help you locate your stuff even if, or when, it isn’t connected to a cellular or wireless signal.Read more...
Tags: Samsung, App, Missing, Lifehacks, Galaxy, Smartthings


Untangling the web that is Aarogya Setu’s creation

Aarogya Setu is a curious app made by a curiouser group of people. Since its launch on April 2, India’s contact tracing app has been mired in one controversy after another — usually of its own making. And now it has waded into another one. But it has one bright spot — NITI Aayog’s involvement in creation of Aarogya Setu has now been acknowledged by a MEITY officer publicly. On October 26, the Central Information Commission, which deals with RTI-related complaints, up the chief public informati...
Tags: Travel, News, India, NIC, App, NHS, Delhi, Coo, Cic, Practo, Makemytrip, Ministry of Home Affairs, Delhi High Court, Singh, Das, Kumar


Quibi will shut down 'on or about December 1,' but you might still be able to watch its videos elsewhere after that

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Acura Quibi said Thursday it would end its streaming service "on or about December 1," it said, after announcing its closure on Wednesday. It suggested you might still be able to watch Quibi videos elsewhere after that date. "At this time we do not know if the Quibi content will be available anywhere after our last day of service," it said. The pandemic was a main factor in its closure, Quibi said Wednesday. Content production cost the startup up to $100,000...
Tags: Trends, Tech, App, Streaming, Anheuser Busch, Tech Insider, Michael Kovac Getty, Streaming Apps, Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg Quibi, Grace Dean, Entertaiment, Walmart PepsiCo, Acura Quibi


I Actually Kind of Love My Chatbot Therapist

We last checked in with Woebot when it was just a baby chatbot, operating within Facebook Messenger and sporting a $39/month price tag. But now the robot therapist is free, has its own app, and has proven surprisingly helpful on days I’m feeling shitty.Read more...
Tags: App, Mental Health, Therapy, Facebook Messenger, Lifehacks, Woebot


Facebook is testing hyperlocal groups called 'Neighborhoods' that could end up rivaling Nextdoor

Sladic/Getty Images Facebook is testing a new feature called "Neighborhoods" that allows users to connect with local people, in a similar way to social media site Nextdoor. Users select their neighborhood to see posts, groups, and marketplace items from people and businesses in their local area. Users need to verify their neighborhood by turning on their location — and Facebook says it uses this data to provide "more relevant" ads. This may include hyperlocal adverts. The feature is being...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, Social Media, Bloomberg, App, Neighborhood, Social Network, Nextdoor, Neighbors, Calgary Canada, Navarra, Tech Insider, Matt Navarra, Grace Dean, Sladic Getty Images Facebook


Google pulled its emergency location-sharing app and told people to use Maps instead — but in the switch, users will lose 1 key feature

Jon Cartwright/Getty Images Google removed Trusted Contacts, its location-sharing app designed for emergencies, from the App Store on Sunday. Anyone who has already downloaded it can continue using it until December 1, it said in an email to users. It said that location sharing was now built into Google Maps. But Trusted Contacts also lets your family and friends see your location if you cannot respond in an emergency — Google Maps does not. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Google, Safety, Iphone Apps, Trends, App, Ios Apps, Android Apps, App Store, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai, iOS App Store, Tech Insider, Grace Dean, Jon Cartwright Getty Images Google


Amazon launches an augmented reality app that lets you bring empty delivery boxes to life

Amazon Amazon has launched an augmented reality (AR) app that brings printed objects on its delivery boxes to life. Users scan a QR code on a box to bring up a customizable AR version of the object, which will stay on your phone's camera as you move around. Videos and images show pumpkins, a car, and even a dog being brought to life on screen using the app. The Amazon Augmented Reality app is free, and available on both Android and iOS. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Technology, Trends, Tech, E-commerce, App, House, Ar, Augmented Reality, Amazon Amazon, AppStore, Amazon App, Tech Insider, Amazon Halloween, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services


How to Add an Air Quality Widget to iOS 14

I’ve talked a lot about air quality lately—as a Californian, it’s a hard subject to avoid, but as the many wildfires affecting the West Coast have a tendency to drift into more eastern states, depending on the weather, it should matter to those outside of the affected areas, too. I’ve already discussed the many…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, App, Widget, Lifehacks, West Coast, Air Quality Index, Ios 14


Harbor, the app that gamifies emergency preparedness, launches

Harbor, an emergency-preparedness company that just raised $5 million in seed, has today publicly launched its app. The app gamifies the process of preparing your home and family for whatever crisis may befall them, including common emergencies like house fires and more widespread disasters like earthquakes, fires, etc. Led by former Headspace exec Dan Kessler, Harbor has also partnered with Team RUBICON, an organization that mobilizes veterans to serve communities during natural disasters an...
Tags: Security, Apps, Tech, App, Social Security, Emergency preparedness, Harbor, Kessler, Team Rubicon, Humanitarianism, Dan Kessler, Dan Kessler Harbor, Kessler Harbor


Identify Any Song With Spotify's New Lyrics Search Feature

Spotify rolled out its new “lyrics search” feature into all of its apps without fanfare, so you’re excused if you had no idea it even exists. (How many of us spend time typing out I would choke on the rinds, but the lack thereof would leave me empty inside into the search fields of our favorite music apps?)Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Spotify, Music, App, Search, Lifehacks, Lyrics


How to Unlock Instagram's Secret Old-School App Icons

I never gave much thought to the look of the various icons on my device—especially since I’m an iOS user, which means you’re generally stuck with what you get. However, the launch of iOS 10.3 back in 2017 let developers offer supplemental app icons people could use, and iOS 14 has blown the door wide open for…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Instagram, App, Lifehacks, Icon


App Store Reportedly Earned Twice as Much as the Google Play Store in Q3 2020

$29.3 billion was spent overall on Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store, with over 35.6 billion app installs, in the third quarter of 2020, according to a new report by . App stores have seen significant year-on-year growth, with customers spending 32 percent more than at the same time in 2019, with 23.3 percent more installs. This is a large growth compared to 24 percent increased spending and nine percent increased downloads last year. Spending on in-app purchases, subscriptions, a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Google Play, Google Play Store, Facebook, App, Tencent, App Store, Sensor Tower