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How To Remove Promoted Apps From MIUI Folders, As Well As Disable Ads In MIUI 12 – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone Specs & Smartphone Reviews

If you are tired of seeing those pesky notifications to install this app or that in folders in your Xiaomi, Redmi, or Poco phone, I have written this guide to show you how to remove promoted apps from MIUI folders. One of the most propagated untruths by Xiaomi fanboys on the Internet is that there…
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Facebook’s Classes for Online Events; Moment Of Panic For Zoom And Teams?

Facebook is all set to launch its new feature and as reported by Matt Navarra, it aims to make it easy for users to instruct and discover a class on Facebook. This feature is currently only available to users in the United Kingdom (apparently), but the classes can be attended by anyone around the world.…
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HONOR V40 5G official with a new 50MP cam and Dimensity 1000+ SoC

Introducing to you is HONOR’s latest top-end smartphone in the V series, – the HONOR V40 5G with a new 50-megapixels camera, and features an OLED with curved sides with a Dimensity 1000+ chipset powering the device. During the event in China, HONOR also introduces new Intel-powered versions of its Honor MagicBook 14 and MagicBook…
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Honor V40 5G Launched With Dual Selfie Cameras, Dimensity 1000+ Chipset – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone Specs & Smartphone Reviews

The Honor V40 5G has launched just days after a number of renders leaked revealing some of this smartphone’s specs.  This smartphone features an expansive 6.72” OLED display with dual selfie cameras and a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC under the hood. The Honor V40 5G launched with the Magic UI 4.0 based on Android 11…
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How to Enable/Disable Startup Sound in Windows 10

As of now, there are plenty of operating systems available for desktop computers & laptops. However, out of all those, it was the Windows 10 that was popular. Many Windows users have already shifted to Windows 10 ever since Microsoft stopped the updates for Windows 7. If you have just switched to Windows 10, you…
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Slack: How To Disable Sign-in Notifications – Technipages

The first line of defense that keeps your online accounts secure against hackers is your password. A strong password is difficult to guess and can provide a good level of account security. Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, offers the best level of security for your accounts. 2FA works by requiring a second form of identification, generally…
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Teams Error: You Can’t Make or Get Calls Right Now – Technipages

Microsoft Teams may sometimes throw the following error message: “You can’t make or get calls right now. Try restarting the app. That might solve the problem.”. This usually happens out of the blue. As the alert suggests, restarting the Teams desktop app does help. But this is only a temporary solution. Even if you do…
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Teams: Disable Microphone Auto Adjustment – Technipages

Your microphone often seems to have a will of its own during Microsoft Teams meetings. That is to say, the app automatically adjusts the microphone volume to 100%. This issue is even more annoying if you have a susceptible mic that requires low gain. How to Stop Teams from Adjusting Your Mic Disable Exclusive Mode…
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Research Shows You Can Reduce Carbon Emissions By 96% Only By Not Video Calling

Do you want to play your role in saving the environment? Then here is a small thing that everyone can do and that is to leave the camera off when you are on a video call. This small trick can reduce carbon emissions by 96%. According to a study conducted by Purdue University in the…
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TikTok’s New “Creator Portal “Is An Educational Centre For The Users

The Chinese app is expected to reach a total of 1.2 billion users mark in the year 2021 and has been the most used app in the 2020 pandemic and the fastest growing platform. Their most recent feature is the new section in the app, named the ‘Creator Portal’ that is made to be the…
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Infinite Binge Watching: Netflix Shuffle Button Coming to Everyone Soon

Netflix “The Netflix Shuffle” sounds like some kind of TikTok dance, but it’s a feature users have been waiting for for years. In 2020, Netflix started testing out a “shuffle” button for its huge library of shows and movies, giving indecisive viewers an easy way to avoid the drag of infinite scrolling. That feature is coming…
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How to Find Your Orders in the Amazon App

If you use Amazon.com frequently to purchase items, you might find it handy to see a list of your past orders all in one place. Luckily, with the Amazon app available for iPhone, iPad, and Android, seeing a list of your orders is easy. Here’s how. First, open the “Amazon” app on your device. Look…
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Build Your Own Pebble-Like E-Paper Smartwatch with This $50 Kit

SQFMI It’s time to set aside your expensive Apple Watch and go back to the basics. SQFMI’s open-source Watchy forgoes fancy features for a simple design, an 1.54-inch e-paper display, a nearly weeklong battery life, and endless options for customization. At just $50 (on sale for $45 at the time of writing), the Watchy kit…
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How to Automatically Move Gmail Messages to a Different Tab

Emails can get out of hand very quickly. If you want to keep your Gmail inbox tidy, make sure your emails go to the desired inbox tab by creating rules (called “filters”) for them. Here’s how it’s done. Manually Move Emails to Other Tabs Google does a pretty great job of sorting emails between the auto-sorted…
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The 10 Best Horror Movies on Netflix

Netflix From beloved classics to Netflix originals, from haunted houses to evil creatures, Netflix has something for every kind of horror fan. Here’s a look at the ten best horror movies streaming on Netflix. The Blackcoat’s Daughter Two teenage girls left behind over winter break at a boarding school experience strange behavior in filmmaker Oz…
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Samsung Galaxy A20s Vs Infinix Hot 10: Which Mid-Range Device Should You Pick? – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone Specs & Smartphone Reviews

We bring an interesting week of smartphone comparisons to a close with a Samsung Galaxy A20s vs Infinix Hot 10 matchup. This mid-range battle brings two very interesting devices to the fore to see which is the better smartphone.   This match-up brings a newer device in the Hot 10 against an older, more popular…
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The Best Apps to Help Seniors Enjoy Their Golden Years

simona pilolla 2/Shutterstock.com Smartphones aren’t just for the younger generations—they have plenty to offer seniors as well, like apps that are helpful and entertaining. We’ve rounded up an exciting variety of apps to help seniors stay social, manage their health and money, find enjoyable movies and podcasts to help fill the time, and to make…
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Android 12’s New Restricted Networking Option Fails to Meet Expectations

Google is about to release the latest version of Android, right now only being termed Android 12 since Google has yet to announce an official name for it, and one of the new features, as per XDA, that are going to be incorporated into this latest operating system has been internally called the restricted networking…
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How to Block Screenshots in Signal Private Messenger

As of now, there are hundreds of instant messaging apps available for Android smartphones. However, out of all those, Signal seems to be the best option. Compared to all other instant messaging apps for Android, Signal offers more privacy and security features. For a list of best Signal Private Messenger features, check out the article…
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What Does “ELI5” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

Vann Vicente Is there a topic you don’t understand and would like explained in the simplest way? You might want to use the acronym ELI5. Here’s what it means, and how to use it to get a helpful explanation. “Explain Like I’m 5” ELI5 stands for “explain like I’m 5.” When people use it online,…
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10 Best SoundCloud Alternatives For Music Streaming in 2021

There are hundreds of music streaming apps available on the Google Play Store for Android. Out of all those, only a few of them had managed to leave their mark. Apps like Spotify, Soundcloud, Gaana, etc., are now the most popular music streaming apps, and millions of users now use them. If we talk about…
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Refurbished Smartphone Industry Endures Serious Hit in 2020

It’s fair to say that pretty much every single industry out there suffered some kind of a financial hit in 2020, and for the most part these industries are going to recover. However, with all of that having been said and now out of the way it is important to note that some of the…
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LinkedIn brings some reply tools to help users control who may respond to their posts and who may not

LinkedIn is a famous social app that is more business and employment-oriented than other social media platforms. Many people did not find it very user-friendly, so the developers worked on the design and, in many ways, over these years, LinkedIn has now started looking more like a blend of Facebook and Twitter. This is alright…
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How to Login to GoDaddy Webmail: 365 Email Login (2021)

When you buy a domain on GoDaddy, you are provided with an email address that matches your domain’s name. Its webmail portal is highly customizable and you can also use any other email service, such as Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail. Here in this tutorial, We have listed some easy ways to get into your…
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Google revamps Mobile Search to make it easier to read and to allow the users to focus on the information in a better way

Google has started rolling out a new design for Search on Android and iOS mobile app. The new changes are quite subtle but awesome as Google tries to incorporate colors and design themes in such a way that the users may find it easier to focus on the information rather than having their attention distracted…
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10 Best Kik Alternatives: Best Messenger Apps For Android

There is a wide range of choices available on the Google Play Store when it comes to instant messaging apps. Instant messaging apps like Telegram, WhatsApp, etc., were popular, and they also support file sharing. Kik is also one of the popular messaging app available for Android and iOS. Kik messenger has a massive user…
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Download MokoWeb App Apk

We have launched our official blog app which is now available on several app stores. Mokoweb app is available on Google Play store and other third-party apps stores for you to download for free. It is the app version of mokoweb.com blog where you get timely update on latest free browsing cheats from any network.…
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Top 5 Free Best Drawing/Paint Apps for Android (2021)

In“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad”. Well, Not everyone is good at painting or drawing things on Paper. Still, you have your keen interest to draw something amazing or wanna learn the basics of drawing then probably these 5 best drawing android…
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Top 8 Best Cable TV Alternatives of 2021 – Cut the Cord

Cable TV Alternatives: For a long time, the live streaming option has become so popular. If you want a service that helps you to save money, then cable TV is not the right option for you. Most people don’t like to pay a monthly bill, even if they want to watch TV. To stop paying…
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Android to welcome a new feature ‘App Pairs’ which will allow users to group two apps together

It has been come to notice that the new version of the OS would allow the users to group two apps together. What use could possibly come out of this new feature? This new update will help the users to use to group two apps together and hence complete the task as one instead of…
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Vivo Y31 – Full Specs, Price, Release Date – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Cell Phone Reviews

Quick Specs Of Vivo Y31 (2021) OS: Android 11. Release date: January 2021. Network Type: 2G/3G/4G Display: 6.58-inch, 2408×1080 pixels resolution Processor: Snapdragon 662 Selfie Camera: 16 MP Main camera: 48 MP triple RAM: 6 GB ROM: 128 GB Battery: 5000 mAh. Phone Status: Official. Vivo Y31 (2021) Full Specifications, Features, Photos Mobile Wireless Network…
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Twitter is trying to build a new decentralized and alternate to its platform, takes a baby step forward

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey said that Twitter is trying to build an alternative to its platform, and the company is making the development of a decentralized standard for its social media platform. This move by Twitter on BlueSky can transform its business. This could take down its social media services and providers like Amazon. Twitter…
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68% of Marketers in the US to collaborate with social media influencers in 2021

It won’t be wrong to say that influencers play a huge role these days into promoting a brand and recommending others to try stuff out which may prove beneficial to their followers. Social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat has become a great deal for content creators to showcase their creativity. This platform…
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How to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode On Google Chrome

Well, if you have been reading tech news regularly, you might know that Google has been working on a Picture-in-Picture mode for Chrome desktop for a while now. If you don’t know, the PIP mode changes the video configuration to fit into a small Window. You can easily move the small floating to fit your…
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Common Itel Problems And How To Fix Them – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Cell Phone Reviews

The itel brand has come a long way, growing in popularity especially with users who prefer cheaper smartphones. This brand has produced a good number of entry-level smartphones with decent specs, serving a sizeable gathering in parts of Africa and Asia. In this piece, we will take a look at some of the common itel…
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Microsoft Edge Web Browser Introduces New Features on Its First Birth Anniversary

Microsoft Edge is rolling out several new features and updates this month. Every developer introduces new updates in their app to keep up with the evolving technology and to maintain user interest. Microsoft Edge Web Browser did the same and what better way to introduce new updates and features than their anniversary. This month will…
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These Are The Most Searched “Should I” Questions That Users Asked Google In The Last Year

Since Covid-19 spread throughout the world in the early days of 2020 and was declared as a pandemic, the way of living of everybody from every continent has changed. Large scale public gatherings have been banned and now only small scale gatherings are preferred. Schools and Universities are closed and education of the younger generation…
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What exactly is the Sea of Thieves Plunder Pass?

Source: Windows Central Rare recently revealed that Season One of their swash-buckling pirate sandbox game Sea of Thieves will release on January 28, 2020. This seasonal approach to new content drops provides new challenges, objectives, a new progression system, and the game’s answer to a premium Battle Pass – the Plunder Pass. But what exactly…
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New Facebook Employee Memorandum from VP Indicates Greater Focus on Privacy

Facebook as a company is not all that well known for valuing the privacy of its users. However, after mounting public pressure on the company, it seems like upper level management at the social media platform’s headquarters is trying to shift company policy and aim it in a far more favorable direction all in all.…
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How to Create a Public Link for Your WhatsApp Group

Tada Images/Shutterstock When you have a public WhatsApp group, adding each new member yourself can be tedious. Thankfully, you have an alternative. WhatsApp allows you to create a shareable link that interested participants can click to join your group instantly. Here’s how to use it. Note: To access a group’s link, you must have admin…
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Sith Lord Toaster Would Like to Play You the “Imperial March”

DUN DUN DUN dun DUN-DUN dun DUN-DUN. Device Orchestra For over three decades, the “Imperial March” has held its place as one of the most recognized and celebrated songs of all time. And now, thanks to Device Orchestra, we can enjoy the iconic theme from Star Wars performed by a toaster, a typewriter, and a…
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10 Best Nova Launcher Alternatives in 2021

Android is indeed a great mobile operating system that is used by millions of users. For those who don’t know, Android is an open-source operating system that is based on Linux. Due to its nature, it provides users endless customization options. Not only customizations, but the app availability is also quite high on Android compared…
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Play the ‘2020 Game’ in 12 Glorious Minutes Instead of 12 Excruciating Months

Max Garkavyy 2020 was a lot. It started bad, got worse, and kind of just kept on going from there. 2021 is looking up, for a variety of reasons, but perhaps you haven’t properly processed the grief from the last calendar year? And if you haven’t, perhaps five minutes playing a web game will fill…
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How to Turn on Notifications for Instagram Posts, Stories, Live, and IGTV

Khamosh Pathak There are some Instagram profiles where you want to see new content as soon as possible—it can be a news page or your favorite food blogger. Here’s how to get notifications for new Instagram posts, Stories, IGTV, and Live. You can enable notifications for new activity and posts for an Instagram profile on…
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7 Best Webinar Software Platform for Small Businesses (Compared)

Are you looking for the best webinar software for your business? There are many webinar platforms that allow you to run live webinars and automated evergreen webinars to connect with your users and grow your business. In this article, we will share the best webinar software for small businesses, and compare their features so you…
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How to Tell If Your PS5 Is Playing the PS4 Version of a Game

Sony Some of your PlayStation 5 (PS5) games might be PlayStation 4 (PS4) games in disguise. Here’s how you can tell the difference between console versions and change these games to their next-gen versions. The PlayStation 5, unlike its predecessor, is backward compatible with one generation, meaning that you can play almost all PlayStation 4…
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10 Best Note-Taking Apps For iPhone in 2021

If we talk about the operating system that can compete with Android in terms of features and customization, then without any doubt, it will be iOS. iOS is the second-best mobile operating system after Android, and just like Android, users can enjoy different types of appS on the platform. You won’t believe it, but billions…
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Honor V40 5G – Full Specs, Price, Release Date – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Cell Phone Reviews

Honor V40 5G in Summary Android 10. Announced January 2021 2G/3G/4G/5G 6.72-inch, 2676 x 1236 pixels OLED display Mediatek Dimensity 1000+ chipset 50 MP triple camera 8 GB RAM 256 GB internal storage 4000 mAh battery Honor V40 5G Specifications Network, Software 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.…
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What to Do If You Lose the Remote for Your Chromecast with Google TV

Justin Duino Uh oh, it looks like the couch has claimed another Chromecast with Google TV remote. Google sells replacement Voice Remotes for $20, but until it arrives at your door, you’re gonna have to control your Chromecast with Google TV from a phone, tablet, laptop, or wireless gamepad. Here’s how to get it done.…
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How to Mirror an Image in Microsoft Word

Mirroring an image is useful if you want to print a photo in a flipped perspective. Thankfully, Microsoft’s suite of applications can help. Here’s how to flip an image in a Microsoft Word document. To mirror an image in Microsoft Word, open the Word document that contains the image (or insert the image by clicking…
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Google Indexing Process Is Further Elaborated On By The Top Mind From The Search Giant

Google’s Gary Illyes sheds some light on the Google Search indexing process, revealing how and what makes it to the front lines gets there in the first place. Gary Illyes is a webmaster trend analyst at the tech conglomerate, but also holds claim to the impossibly cheery title of Chief of Sunshine and Happiness at…
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The Sokpop Collective Is the Most Fun You Can Have for Just $3 a Month

Sokpop Collective The Sokpop Collective is one of the most interesting things going on in the indie gaming scene right now. For the last three years, the team has been releasing two new games every month, with titles that cover everything from volcano-based pinball to swamp exploration. The games are simple, fun, and you consistently get…
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How to Keep Track of the TV Shows You’re Watching

Michael Zech Fotografie/Shutterstock Have you ever followed so many TV shows at the same time that you lost track? Never miss an episode again with these TV tracking apps. TV Tracking Across Platforms If you’re a TV junkie who watches dozens of shows every year, you’ve likely found it difficult to keep track of everything.…
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Realme C20 official with Helio G35 12nm SoC and 5000mAh battery

Realme C20 officially introduced into the Vietnam market with a 6.5-inch HD+ mini-drop display. It is Realme’s latest ultra-affordable smartphone and it comes with a big massive battery with two cameras. The Realme C20 is powered by 2.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G35 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU and comes with 2GB LPDDR4x RAM,…
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Google’s News Showcase Program Adds Famous Publication To Its Lineup, As The Company Faces Friction From Australia Over Publication Laws

As a part of its News Showcase program, Google recently introduced new organizations that will be jumping onto the bandwagon. However, not everyone is pleased with the arrangements, as Australia is currently locked in a struggle with the tech company over paying local publishers. First, let’s deal with some basic background and history. Google has…
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What Was Windows CE, and Why Did People Use It?

Hewlett-Packard Microsoft released Windows CE in November 1996 as a new version of Windows. Designed to run pocket-sized computers, CE brought the user-friendly Windows 95 interface to mobile computing for the first time. Its architecture also formed the basis of Microsoft’s later mobile computing and smartphone products. Here’s why it was needed. A Compact, Portable…
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Facebook Introduces New Login System For Users On The iOS 14 Platform

Facebook continues its bitter bout with Apple over the iOS 14’s data tracking/transparency features by introducing a new login version that developers can leverage for limited user data harvesting. Some quick background details for those unaware of the situation. Last year, Apple announced that their latest mobile OS, the iOS 14, will be introducing data…
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Australia and Google fight towards the New Law, Will The Search Giant Remove its Services from the Region?

Google services to be removed from the entire Australia? Google has signaled that its will remove its services completely from Australia, but what matters led to such decisions. Well, the Australian Government issued a code which declared that Google has to pay a part of their revenue that it earns from the online advertisement. Meaning…
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Facebook Has Handed Over The Hefty Duty Of Trump’s Ban On The Platform To Its Oversight Board For Final Consideration

Facebook has recently announced that it will be referring the decision of permanently banning Donald Trump from the social media platform to its Oversight Board for a final decision. January has been a surprisingly harsh month for the United States of America. On the 6th of the month, not even a full week after 2020’s…
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Facebook has accepted that encryption will damage the child protection program from its platform

There are 250,000 cases reported from the EU each month, which is a concerning statistic that the cases of child exploitation are increasing day by day. The criminals use Facebook as a platform to threaten children and then make them involved in sexual abuse. Facebook has admitted that not scanning messages where there is child-abusing…
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A study unveils that the tech elites have a more meritocratic view of the world in comparison to non-tech population

A new study published in PLOS One has highlighted an interesting fact about the meritocratic views that most of the elites belonging to the tech world share on social platforms particularly on Twitter. For this study, the researchers collected data from over 49700 tweets in total from almost 30 verified Twitter accounts belonging to an…
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How to Always Open Windows in the Same Spot On Windows 10

Well, Windows 10 is right now the most used desktop operating system. Compared to every other desktop operating system, Windows 10 offers more features and options. While dealing with multiple apps on Windows 10, we often face difficulties in arranging numerous Windows. Although Microsoft’s Windows 10 offers few Windows management options like Cascade Windows, it’s…
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Where you can buy 12 Months of Xbox Live for $60

Updated Jan. 23, 2020, 12:15 a.m. ET: Early Saturday morning, Microsoft announced it was rolling back the Xbox Live Gold price hike it revealed the day before. Prices will stay the same — $9.99 for one month, $24.99 for three months, $39.99 for six months, and $59.99 for 12 months. Microsoft also revealed players will…
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Xbox Live Gold just became the worst deal in gaming [Update]

Source: Windows Central Updated Jan. 23, 12:03 a.m. ET: Very early Saturday morning, the Xbox team announced that it would be rolling back the price hike on Xbox Live Gold following negative feedback. Prices will stay the same for Xbox Live Gold Members — $9.99 for one month, $24.99 for three months, $39.99 for six…
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Xbox Live Gold no longer required for free-to-play games, prices not rising

Earlier today, Microsoft announced the price of Xbox Live Gold was being increased, with a six month subscription going for $60. This led to a large outcry, including scathing commentary from our own Xbox lead Jez Corden, who called it “the worst deal in gaming.” Microsoft has just announced that the price hike is being…
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Top 5 Best Song/Music Finder Apps 2021: Apps to Identify Songs

Are you looking for Best Apps that can help you find the song names by lyrics or listening to nearby music? Well, In this article we would be going to discuss some amazing Android and iOS apps that will help you to find the song. So let’s get started with these Top 5 Best Song…
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[Updated] Xbox Live Gold Is Getting a Price Increase, and Game Pass Looks Better Than Ever

Microsoft Xbox Live has been around for almost two decades, but Microsoft doesn’t seem very keen on its premium “Gold” option anymore. The subscription service, which is required for most online multiplayer games, is going up in price. Microsoft told subscribers that its monthly cost would increase from $9.99 to $10.99 per month, further pushing…
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(10+) Best KissAnime & KissManga FREE Alternatives of 2021

KissAnime was one of the best Anime streaming websites for a long time. But some time due to crashes and bans it goes down from the web and no anime or cartoons are available. Thus millions of people have reported the issue like why it goes down and what are the alternatives to such a…
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Google is testing to show the extra injected hyperlinks in its featured snippets

When you search anything on the Google search engine, a featured snippet can consist of a title, URL, images and description in most cases. This section usually helps users in understating the searched topic, in a few seconds. Recently, Google has made a test to continue inserting hyperlinks into its presented snippets. By adding the…
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Why We Are Asked To Turn Off Electronic Devices On Planes? What Happens If You Don’t? – Mobility Arena – Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Cell Phone Reviews

You have boarded a flight and just before take-off, there is the mandatory announcement that includes an instruction that you switch off your laptops, cell phones, smartphones, tablets, et al, before the aircraft takes off. Why are we asked to turn off electronic devices on planes? In simple terms, modern aircraft have tons of electronic…
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Everything we know about Resident Evil Village (so far)

Source: Capcom The Resident Evil franchise as a whole is experiencing a revival, something that began with the success of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard in 2017. That game forsook a lot of the action-oriented elements that later games had taken and run with. Since then, Capcom has seen great success with the Resident Evil 2…
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When will Minecraft with ray tracing come to Xbox Series X|S?

Best answer: Despite an early technical preview of the Xbox Series X showcasing Minecraft with ray tracing, there’s simply no confirmation when or even if Minecraft is going to receive a next-gen upgrade for the Xbox Series X|S. It stands to reason that it’ll happen at some point in the future, but additional work will…
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BioWare reportedly cut a romance from Mass Effect 2 because of Fox News

The Mass Effect games are notorious for their many romance options but one particular romance in 2010’s Mass Effect 2 may have been cut for reasons other than development constraints. Tattooed biotic prodigy Jack is available for a male Shepard to romance but not female Shepard. Speaking with TheGamer, Brian Kindregan, writer at BioWare for…
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Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.1 has arrived for all platforms

Cyberpunk 2077 had a rocky launch, with issues plaguing different platforms like myriad bugs and performance problems. As part of a roadmap for what’s coming to the game, CD Projekt Red committed to a series of hotfixes before two major updates, which were designed to seriously improve overall player experience. The first of these two…
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Linux 101: How to copy files and directories from the command line

Jack Wallen continues his Linux 101 series, with an introduction on how to copy files and directories from the command line. Are you new to Linux? If so, you’ve probably found the command line can be a bit intimidating. Don’t worry–it is for everyone at the beginning. That’s why I’m here to guide you through…
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Best Official Minecraft Merchandise, Toys, and Gifts in 2021

Best Official Minecraft Merchandise, Toys, and Gifts Windows Central 2021 Ever since its original debut way back in 2009 (if you can believe it), Minecraft has become a global gaming phenomenon, attracting millions of fans, young and old alike, to its incredibly addicting gameplay and easy-to-learn creation tools. Due to its popularity, Minecraft has become…
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Review: HP Spectre x360 14 brings the best of Spectre all into one laptop

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central There’s no shortage of outstanding laptops these days, especially in the 13- to 14-inch range where Intel’s Ultrabooks reign king. HP has been building up its Spectre brand for the last few years, and the Spectre x360 14 is in many ways the culmination of the brand into one…
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How to prepare for a career in app development

Developers are always in demand and app developers are more important than ever to support digital transformation work in every industry. This post was written by and was first posted to TechRepublic

What Resident Evil Village editions can I buy for Xbox?

Best answer: Resident Evil Village is available to preorder, with both standard and deluxe versions on the way. There’s also a Collector’s Edition that’ll be on sale at GameStop for a hefty $220, but it comes with physical merchandise. What Resident Evil Village editions can I buy for Xbox? Reisdent Evil Village is on the…
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Linux 101: Renaming files and folders

In your quest to migrate to the Linux operating system, you’ve found the command line interface a must-know skill. Fortunately, Jack Wallen is here to help you with the basics. I’m going to help you learn a bit more about Linux. If you’re new to the operating system, there are quite a few fundamental tasks…
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Pinterest’s New Experiment Shows It Wants Users To Consume More Stories Content

Stories have gained popularity on almost all social media applications and Pinterest just hopped on the bandwagon as well. If you have recently logged into the application, you may have observed a set of story pin on the top of your “For You” tab. These stories work like stories on every other app with the…
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Cybersecurity: Blaming users is not the answer

A punitive approach toward employees reporting data breaches intensifies problems. Image: iStock/iBrave Experts are warning, when it comes to cybersecurity, blaming users is a terrible idea. Doing so likely results in creating an even worse situation. “Many organizations have defaulted to a blame culture when it comes to data security,” comments Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress…
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Tony Hawk developer Vicarious Visions is now part of Blizzard Entertainment

Update, January 22 (7:05 ET): Bloomberg reports that Blizzard quietly dissolved Team 1 that worked on classic games, while Vicarious Visions is developing a Diablo 2 remake. Vicarious Visions has worked with Activision for decades, being in acquired in 2005 and developing on a wide range of different titles. Last year, Vicarious Visions developed the…
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Tencent acquires majority stake in Don’t Starve developer

Source: Klei Entertainment Klei Entertainment, the developer best known for the indie survival hit Don’t Starve, has heeded a lot of offers over the years from publishers looking to invest. However, on Friday founder Jamie Cheng announced it finally found one in Tencent, the Chinese multimedia conglomerate. In a forum post, Cheng — under his…
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Biden team leaves hidden call for technologists to join government in White House code

The embedded message was left for those looking through the HTML code and had developers talking. Image: Bet_Noire President Joe Biden officially took office this week and his technology team wasted little time in changing the White House website, even leaving a small note to developers. “If you’re reading this, we need your help building…
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Linux 101: Listing files and folders within a directory

Jack Wallen is back with another Linux 101 tip. This time around he shows you how to list files and folders from the command line. For those new to Linux, you might be a bit concerned about learning the command line. After all, you probably come from a platform that uses a GUI for nearly…
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Best sleep gadgets of 2021: Drift away with smart sleeping masks, white noise machines, and more

Humans spend about one-third of their lives asleep–or at least we are supposed to. These sleep gadgets are designed to help people drift to sleep, stay asleep, and wake refreshed. Humans spend approximately one-third of their lives asleep. It should really come as no surprise that the market for assistive sleep aids is a multi-billion dollar…
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New motto for CIOs: Move even faster and make sure nothing breaks

The price of failure could get personal if the pace of innovation falls behind, according to a new survey. A survey of 400 IT leaders found that CIOs and CTOs see microservices and distributed applications as the architecture of the future.  Image: Kong Innovation Benchmark 2021 The stakes are high for IT professionals running digital…
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You can now see Yammer community notifications within Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is rolling out support for Yammer community notifications within Microsoft Teams. The new functionality allows people to get notifications for announcements in communities and @ mentions in conversations. Microsoft released the Communities app for Microsoft Teams last year, which brings Yammer communities and conversations into Teams. Once you’ve installed the Communities app onto Microsoft…
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The rumored Resident Evil 4 remake is reportedly coming in 2023

Back in April 2020, we learned that a Resident Evil 4 remake is reportedly in development, with studio M-Two leading the development efforts and aiming for a 2022 release window. Now, it appears this yet-unrevealed remake is being pushed further back. VGC reports that M-Two is having its role in the remake reduces as Capcom…
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Become fluent in American Sign Language with 75 hours of video lessons for $19.99

Source: StackCommerce Here’s a brainteaser: what language is used by upwards of half a million people, but cannot be heard? The answer is American Sign Language. Knowing ASL is valuable in many situations, and the Complete 2021 American Sign Language Master Class Bundle provides 75 hours of video lessons. You can get it today for just $19.99. If…
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Expert: Manpower is a huge cybersecurity issue in 2021

Changing threats, volume of threats, and ransomware plague organizations. Having some autonomous AI tools to help pros do their jobs can help. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Marcus Fowler, director of strategic threat for Darktrace and former CIA officer, about ways to help cybersecurity professionals get their jobs done more easily. The following is an…
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These are all the best AMD Ryzen-powered laptops

Best AMD Ryzen Laptops Windows Central 2021 When you’re buying a new laptop, the majority of the selection in front of you will be powered by Intel processors or a combination of Intel processors and NVIDIA dedicated graphics. AMD’s Ryzen APU doesn’t find its way into nearly as many, and that’s a shame. Overall, an…
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Microsoft To Do and Android snuggle up with new shortcuts

To Do and Outlook just got a bit closer, thanks to new shortcuts. What you need to know Outlook on Android now has a shortcut to create tasks in Microsoft To Do. The new option appears in the “Other options” menu in Outlook. Microsoft To Do has a shortcut to pen tasks in Outlook. Managing…
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Linux 101: How to create a directory from the command line

If you’re new to Linux administration, Jack Wallen shows you a skill you’ll definitely need to have–creating directories from the command line interface. Hello admins, Jack Wallen here with a Linux 101-level tip. This time around we’re going to learn how to create a directory from the command line. I know, it sounds incredibly basic.…
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How to add the Picture-In-Picture extension with the Brave Browser

If you’d like to add Picture-In-Picture mode to Brave browser, Jack Wallen offers up the easiest way to enjoy that functionality. What’s Hot at TechRepublic Brave has become my go-to browser on all of my Linux desktops. It’s secure, reliable, and not full of bloat like so much of the competition. Like most modern web…
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Check out our picks for the best PC cases available right now

Building a great PC starts with the case. It’s what determines how you’ll build your new rig, what parts can be used, and how easy it’ll be. We’ve gone through some of the best PC cases to pick out a select few we feel really shine above the rest in a variety of categories. Whether…
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X’s ‘Loon’ Project Is Coming To An End Due To Unforeseen Challenges

Alphabet’s ‘loon’ the balloon service that used to go up into the stratosphere and circle globe to deliver internet service through a fleet of balloons, floating on the edge of space, to the less developed areas where the infrastructure and internet services were inadequate, is being grounded due to technological as well as commercial challenges.…
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Google Photos: How to Take out the Trash – Technipages

If you have it set up correctly, Google Photos can save every video or picture you get. Until June of this year, you can upload as many videos and pictures as you want without having to worry about a limit. When you want to do some cleaning, you erase those pictures to the Google Photos…
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Looking for cybersecurity experts? Consider hiring veterans

Veteran Michael Kassner says former military personnel might know more about cybersecurity than employers think. Read about some of the skills veterans could bring to a cybersecurity job. Image: Smederevac, Getty Images/iStockphoto Something that gladdens the hearts of cybercriminals are tech-media reports that there are not enough cybersecurity pros. For instance, in a May 2020…
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