- Twitter Enhances Video Experience with Playback Speed Controls and Upcoming Updates As Twitter continues to expand its focus on video content, the platform has introduced new playback speed controls to enhance the user experience. This latest addition to the app falls in line with the company's broader video development strategy, which is expected to gain even more traction under incoming CEO Linda Yaccarino.
In addition to offering longer video uploads and improved playback quality options for Twitter Blue subscribers, the platform now enables users to choose from a range of playback speeds, allowing them to consume content at their desired pace. This feature is particularly beneficial for lengthier videos, like discussions and... Continue reading
- Tekken 8 Revives Legacy Characters, Creating Excitement Among Fans As Tekken 8's launch date approaches, the gaming community is buzzing with excitement over the return of beloved characters. The recent announcement of Hwoarang and Lili's inclusion has only amplified that enthusiasm, as fans eagerly anticipate experiencing the classic fights and rivalries in the latest installment of the iconic fighting game series.
Hwoarang, first introduced in Tekken 3, is known for his captivating Taekwondo fighting style and an ongoing rivalry with Jin Kazama. With a recent reveal trailer showcasing his elegant kicks and traditional Korean dobok, it's evident that Hwoarang's return will be a nostalgic treat for long-time fans of the... Continue reading
- Gmail Introduces Blue Checkmarks for Verified Senders to Enhance User Security In an effort to increase user security and trust, Google announced on Wednesday that it would introduce blue checkmarks next to the names of select senders on Gmail. This move is aimed at helping users identify messages from legitimate senders versus impersonators by displaying a checkmark icon for senders that have adopted Gmail's existing Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) feature.
The BIMI feature was rolled out in 2021 as a way to help users identify genuine emails from reputable sources. To use this feature, senders must undergo strong authentication and verify their brand logo, which is then displayed as an... Continue reading
- VLC Update Brings Apple CarPlay Support and Redesigned UI to iPhone App VLC, a widely-used open-source multimedia player, has introduced several new features in its latest update for the iPhone app. Among these enhancements is a redesigned user interface and support for Apple CarPlay. This integration with the CarPlay platform enables users to access their audio files more conveniently while driving without needing to use their iPhones directly. The updated app can be downloaded from the App Store at no additional cost and offers more options to sort media libraries.
The first significant change in this update is the addition of support for Apple's CarPlay platform. This feature allows users to access VLC's... Continue reading
- Overwatch 2's Lifeweaver Receives Control Scheme Update After Community Feedback Overwatch 2's latest support hero, Lifeweaver, has one of the most complex control schemes in the game, making it challenging for players to adapt to their abilities. Sending out heels, dropping and destroying flower platforms, dashing, pulling allies, and swapping weapons all require precise timing and coordination. With such a high learning curve, Lifeweaver's debut was met with criticism from the gaming community.
Just an hour after the hero's release, a Reddit thread titled "Lifeweaver's controls are a*s" garnered significant attention, sparking discussions on how to improve the character's control scheme. Players found using Lifeweaver's abilities to be a chore compared... Continue reading
- Instagram's New Feature Challenges Linktree and Beacons: Up to Five Links in Bio Instagram has introduced a new feature that allows users to add up to five links in their profile bios, posing a challenge to Linktree, Beacons, and other "link in bio" solution providers. The company's announcement on Tuesday stated that this feature had been a top request among creators and aimed to offer a more convenient way for users to share content, promote brands, and support causes they care about.
Open the Instagram app: Ensure your Instagram app is updated to the latest version to access the multi-link bio feature.
Navigate to your profile: Tap on your profile picture in the bottom-right corner... Continue reading
- Navigate Your Future with Waze's Zodiac-Themed Voices Waze is ushering in a new era of navigation with its latest customization feature, the Customize Your Drive menu. This new hub allows users to personalize their experience by choosing from various themes and voices, including those inspired by astrology. With this unique feature, users can now easily access horoscopes and get personalized readings while on the go.
The zodiac-themed voices are available in the US via the Customize Your Drive section and worldwide through the voice selection menu in settings. Once you have chosen your sign, you will be able to hear a unique reading each day regarding what your... Continue reading
- Google Launches Price Guarantee Tool For Flights: Making Travel Easier Google is making travel easier with the introduction of three new Search features. Most notably, it’s piloting a new “price guarantee” badge for flights that ensures travelers won’t pay more than they should. This is aimed at giving customers the confidence to book their next plane ticket with Google knowing that they won’t be overcharged.
The price guarantee tool works by keeping an eye on flight prices and reimbursing customers if the price drops after they book. If you see a flight with a price guarantee icon, it means that according to Google, the price you see today will no longer... Continue reading
- Resident Evil Joins the Ranks of Other Popular Franchises in Epic Games' Fortnite Crossover Epic Games' Fortnite has become a global phenomenon since its launch, and the developer has taken it even further by collaborating with popular franchises like Marvel’s Avengers, Star Wars, Tomb Raider, Eminem, and Neymar Jr. The latest franchise to join these ranks is Capcom's iconic horror franchise, Resident Evil, and the collaboration was recently leaked on March 10.
The collaboration includes new skins and accessories based on Resident Evil characters and themes. Fortnite players will be able to create their own unique characters using new content from the crossover.
The crossover will also introduce themed challenges, like in the other collaborations, where... Continue reading
- Troubleshooting Tips for Minecraft Players Experiencing a Bug Preventing Loading the Game Are you a Minecraft fan eagerly awaiting the release of the big update 1.20? If so, you're not alone. Unfortunately, some players are experiencing a bug which is preventing them from loading the game. This can be incredibly frustrating, but thankfully, there are some troubleshooting tips to help you out. In this article, we'll be discussing how to solve the issue of Minecraft not loading past 66%.
The first thing to do when confronted with this bug is to make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements for the game. If you don't meet the requirements, you won't be able... Continue reading
- Destiny 2 Lightfall: Xbox Sign-In Issue Workaround Bungie's latest update to Destiny 2, the Season of Defiance or Lightfall, has been met with much fanfare. However, some Xbox players are having trouble signing in due to an issue with their user credentials. Thankfully, Bungie's customer support team has provided a workaround for those affected so that they can still enjoy the new content.
The issue concerns users’ credentials being out of sync between Microsoft and Bungie’s servers. When players try to log into Destiny 2 on Xbox, they may encounter an error message saying, ‘Sign-in failed due to an invalid username/password combination.' In this case, Bungie's customer service... Continue reading
- TikTok Launches Parental Control Tool as Scrutiny Grows in US, EU, and Canada As scrutiny of the popular short-form video app TikTok continues to grow in the US, EU, and Canada due to security concerns, the company has announced that it is developing a new parental control tool designed to help parents limit their teens from accessing inappropriate content. The announcement comes amid mounting pressure on the Chinese tech giant ByteDance, which owns TikTok.
The new parental control feature will allow parents to restrict what words or hashtags can be accessed by their children on TikTok. To design this feature effectively, TikTok says it will be consulting with parenting, youth, and civil society organizations.... Continue reading