Category: Tech News

Amazon Freetime Is Now Available On Android

Parents now have a new way of keeping their kids entertained using their phones. This is thanks to Amazon launching its FreeTime app on Android. FreeTime has previously only been available on Amazon devices such as Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Kindles, but it’s now newly available on Android. With everyone and their dog now owning a smartphone, it’s increasingly […]

Youtube Copies Netflix, Google Kills Songza… [tech News Digest]

YouTube channels the spirit of Netflix, Google subsumes Songza, Wikipedia creates a new AI, Adele admits streaming is the future, and the pop songs of 2015 get mashed up into one. YouTube Wants to be the New Netflix YouTube is keen to become the new Netflix, with sources claiming the Google-owned company is actively pursuing the rights to stream movies […]

Apple Suffers Major Iphone 8 And X Leak Days Before Launch

Apple has suffered a major leak just two days before it holds a major launch event at its new Cupertino headquarters. The leak contains details of two new iPhone 8 handsets, as well as code relating to an unspecified iPhone X device. The leak is major blow, and represents the biggest to hit the firm. iPhone 8 Speculation Before this […]

Amazon Testing Kindle Unlimited, Driverless Cars Are Lethal Weapons, And More… [tech News Digest]

Also, Apple and IBM get into bed together, BlackBerry is getting its own virtual personal assistant, a former dictator is suing over a Call Of Duty game, and Futurama is reimagined in 3D, with truly eye-popping results. Amazon Testing Kindle Unlimited Service Amazon is currently testing Kindle Unlimited, a $9.99-per-month subscription service offering unlimited access to more than 600,000 Kindle […]

Google Launches Fiber Phone, Soundcloud Go Starts Streaming… [tech News Digest]

Google brings Fiber to home phones, SoundCloud Go competes with Spotify, Instagram lets you record 60-second videos, Waze warns against speeding, and Smell Dating is as gross as it sounds. Google Fiber Launches a Phone Service Google has launched a home telephone service called Fiber Home, which, for $10-a-month, offers unlimited calls within the United States and international calls priced […]

Bitcoin Crisis At Mtgox, Glass Lobbies, New Yotaphone, Xbox One Twitch [tech News Digest]

Today in Tech News Digest, Bitcoin exchange MtGox goes offline, Google lobbies hard over Glass driving legislation, the dual-screen YotaPhone 2 debuts, you can buy BBM for $19 billion, Twitch streaming finally comes to Xbox One, Gmail adds an ‘Unsubscribe’ button, and Paramount stops the Top Gun tweets. Bitcoin Exchange MtGox Goes Offline Bitcoin exchange MtGox has gone offline, and […]

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Chrome Extensions

Google is banning all Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrencies. Google will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency, and any existing Chrome extensions that mine crypto will be removed from the Chrome Web Store in June. Hiding Crypto Mining Scripts in Extensions In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, cryptocurrencies are big business. […]