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YouTube Go allows users to save videos for offline viewing, giving options over quality and file size so it's clear how much data a download will use. Designed and developed with Indian users in mind, who will be able to test the app first before a broader rollout, YouTube Go is intended to work more effectively in areas where connectivity is more limited.
Elon Musk will specify his plans for making humans a multi-planetary species during a one-hour speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico. The event is scheduled for 2:30PM ET, and will hopefully provide more insight into Musk’s colonization plans, which have been something of a mystery up until now.
With HTML 5.1 promoted from “Release Candidate” to “Proposed Recommendation", it could replace 5.0 as the current HTML standard within a few months. Time to brush up on what the new standard brings to the table.
If you have teenagers in your house, you know all about SnapChat. Well, Snap Inc. is about to launch a "toy" that goes on your face in the form of glasses. These glasses look like they will allow you to take photos of what you are seeing and post them to SnapChat. Filters and all. Interesting to watch as the battle for who owns digital photography heats up.
Roku's newly announced box replaces the old Roku 1, and is priced to compete with Google's Chromecast. An interesting, low-priced option for anyone looking for a streaming video boxes for their televisions.
The version of Allo available today stores all non-incognito messages by default — a clear change from Google's earlier statements that the app would only store messages transiently and in non-identifiable form.
Allo is yet another attempt at a Google instant messaging platform, and while Google insists it won't shut down its current IM product, Google Hangouts, it's hard to imagine the new thing not replacing the old thing.
After testing out a built-in VPN in the beta version earlier this year, the company is now rolling out the same service on its main software stream. That means if you download the latest version of the browser, Opera 40, you get a free VPN with unlimited data.
A reports claim October 4 would see the launch of the two Pixel phones, along with Google Home, the company's answer to the Amazon Echo; Daydream VR, the company's answer to the Samsung Gear VR; and a Chromecast capable of 4K playback.
Version 1.8 of the OpenType font format specification introduces an extensive new technology, affecting almost every area of the format. An OpenType variable font is one in which the equivalent of multiple individual fonts can be compactly packaged within a single font file. This is done by defining variations within the font, which constitute a single- or multi-axis design space within which many font instances can be interpolated.
Ars Technica that traditional desktop Windows applications can now be distributed and sold through the Windows Store, with the note-taking application Evernote being one of the first to use this new capability.
The main new feature is a News Feed for each video creator, letting them post text updates, live videos, GIFs, images, and more to their channel subscribers. Posts will show up in fans’ Subscription feeds, or they can opt-in to get a notification when there’s a new post.
Made available Monday in Instagram's settings under "Comments," the tool offers users a "hide inappropriate comments" option. If you toggle it on, the app will block a pre-selected set of offensive words chosen by the company. Users can also customize a list of keywords they don't want to see.
Beginning September 19th, the company will cut down on exactly which types of content count toward the platform's 140-character limit. Media attachments (images, GIFs, videos, polls, etc.) and quoted tweets will no longer reduce the count.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation now has an ‘unashamedly premium’ starter kit. Costs around $175 CDN and has pretty much everything you need to DIY a little computer. Currenty only available in the UK, but will be coming to other markets around the world "over the next few weeks."