Steam Chat has just launched for iOS and Android – PC Gamer

Steam Chat has just launched for iOS and Android – PC Gamer

A standalone Steam Chat app is now available for Android and iOS devices. It features most of the functionality of the desktop version, including a friends list, game invite links, group chats, and "rich chat" – basically chat riddled with gifs and expanded links.In its announcement, Valve wrote that it intends to keep improving the…
Apple sells refreshed version of LG’s UltraFine 4K display – Engadget

Apple sells refreshed version of LG’s UltraFine 4K display – Engadget

It's still a vivid screen with a 500cd/m2 brightness and DCI-P3 color support, and it will charge laptops that need up to 85W of power. You'll also find a trio of regular USB-C ports for less demanding peripherals.The screen is available now for the same $699 as the old option. This still won't help much…
‘Game of Thrones’ finale defended by ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander

‘Game of Thrones’ finale defended by ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander

"I know a little something about finales and disappointed fans."Image: Helen sloane / hbo / nBCBy Shannon Connellan2019-05-22 04:36:27 UTC Game of Thrones is done and dusted, wrapping up its polarising eighth and final season with an equally debated finale. While many have criticised the final episode of the beloved HBO series, there are some…
Valve releases Steam Chat app for iOS and Android – The Verge

Valve releases Steam Chat app for iOS and Android – The Verge

Valve has released a new standalone mobile app incorporating many of the chat features of its desktop client, which underwent a major refresh last year in an attempt to compete with Discord. The new mobile app, which is available for iOS and Android, includes rich chat features, group chats, customizable notifications, and more. Voice chat…
A New Approach To Updates: Windows 10 May 2019 Update Available Today – AnandTech

A New Approach To Updates: Windows 10 May 2019 Update Available Today – AnandTech

For those eager to get the latest and greatest production build of Windows 10; good news. For those who would rather watch from the sidelines until the kinks are worked out; good news. Today Microsoft has officially launched the spring 2019 update for Windows 10, affectionately called the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. There’s a…
Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: “With most drugs, we do not understand why they work” – TechCrunch

Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: “With most drugs, we do not understand...

Daphne Koller doesn’t mind hard work. She joined Stanford University’s computer science department in 1995, spending the next 18 years there in a full-time capacity before cofounding the online education giant Coursera, where she spent the following four years and remained co-chairman until last month. Koller then spent a little less than two years at…
Google stored some passwords in plain text for fourteen years – The Verge

Google stored some passwords in plain text for fourteen years – The Verge

In a blog post today, Google disclosed that it recently discovered a bug that caused some portion of G Suite users to have their passwords stored in plain text. The bug has been around since 2005, though Google says that it can’t find any evidence that anybody’s password was improperly accessed. It’s resetting any passwords…
Tuesday Poll: Do You Rock a Case on Your Phone or No? – Droid Life

Tuesday Poll: Do You Rock a Case on Your Phone or No? – Droid...

A little over a year ago, we asked you about cases. Since then, Google launched two phones made of plastic, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. I don’t know why you’d put your plastic phone in a plastic case, but it’s certainly a possibility, so now I’m curious to see if the general feelings…
Apple redesigns keyboard in new MacBook Pro update and promises quick repairs on sticky keys – CNET

Apple redesigns keyboard in new MacBook Pro update and promises quick repairs on sticky...

Apple has faced criticism over its laptop keyboard design.  Sarah Tew/CNET Good news, MacBook users. Apple will replace all butterfly switch keyboards for free -- even on its new MacBook Pro models unveiled Tuesday. The company on Tuesday said it has extended its MacBook keyboard replacement program, which repairs the keyboard that first appeared in the…
Amazon prevails in battle with South American countries for ‘.amazon’ domain name

Amazon prevails in battle with South American countries for ‘.amazon’ domain name

Amazon, the ecommerce giant, has been embroiled in a 7 year long dispute with countries like Brazil and Peru over the domain name.Image: LEON NEAL / AFP / Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-05-21 21:39:12 UTC E-commerce giant Amazon has prevailed in its domain name battle with Amazon, the geographic region in South America. The Internet Corporation…