Category: News

You can now sign up to be a Starlink beta tester SpaceX now has over 500 Starlink low-earth orbit (LEO) internet satellites in orbit! As per SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX needs about 400 Starlink satellites to provide minor coverage and 800 for moderate coverage. Well, with those 500+ satellites it seems that […]

End-to-end encryption will be available to everyone on Zoom Zoom stirred up additional trouble for themselves in late May when they announced that only paying customers would receive end-to-end encryption (E2EE) when on Zoom calls. This information caused severe backlash and several groups reached out to share their privacy concerns with Zoom. Thankfully, on June […]

New AMD processors bring 7nm improvements AMD has announced that three new additions to their desktop Ryzen CPU line will be available on July 7th, 2020. Those new additions are the Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and the Ryzen 5 3600XT. These new CPU designs offer higher performance at the same TDPs as Ryzen […]

Goodbye rings, hello release channels For Windows enthusiasts, Microsoft has provided the ability to opt in to early release rings. These rings came in three different options – fast, slow, and stable. Microsoft has now decided to change things up a bit and change their program from rings over to release channels. Principal Program Manager […]

Printers are being negatively affected by the latest Windows 10 update Microsoft pushed out several security fixes with their latest “Patch Tuesday” update. Unfortunately, these fixes – KB4557957 and KB4560960 – are affecting the usability of some printers. A majority of the reported issues are with Ricoh printers that were previously stable. Other reported printer […]

Honda’s global operations stalled due to attack A cyberattack brought against Honda this week resulted in the company’s global operations being brought to a standstill. The company stated to the BBC that the attack caused production issues outside of its headquarters in Japan. At that time, Honda was working to minimize the impact of the […]

Facebook’s chatbot utilized 1.5 billion Reddit posts in its creation Facebook has launched a new chatbot that used 1.5 billion Reddit exchanges in order to successfully create its intelligence. The chatbot is lauded as being able to demonstrate empathy, knowledge, and personality. From a survey of users, Facebook has reported that 49% of people surveyed […]

Earbuds and smartwatches could soon be charged wirelessly Thanks to the NFC (Near Field Communication) Forum, in the near future you may be able to buy a smartphone that can wirelessly charge small devices such as earbuds and smartwatches. The NFC Forum is responsible for near-field communications. They recently released the Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) […]

Some users of Windows 10 are noticing missing files thanks to update While it’s not too unusual for something to be broken on at least some users’ computers after Windows 10 updates, usually what isn’t working tends to be an application that goes back to working after a little user tinkering or an update from […]

Instagram has rolled out DM access on the internet In January, Instagram began testing the preferences of a small group of users, as well as testing the functionality of web-based DMs. With the feedback Instagram received, they opted to update the web application in order to more closely mimic how DMs appear on the Instagram […]