Dave Parrack is the Tech News writer and Entertainment editor at MakeUseOf. He hails from the UK, where he enjoys eating, drinking, and sleeping. Kinda like a cat.
Google has issued a warning that older versions of some of its apps will stop working in a few months. So you need to upgrade now or risk losing access.
iPhone and iPad
If you still own an original iPhone then it’s now nothing more than a technological relic. And it’s all AT&T’s fault.
Hulu is set to introduce downloads for offline viewing before the end of 2017. That is if its CEO delivers on his promise.
Google is rolling out an update to the Google app for Android. This update means you can now search Google even when you’re offline. Kinda.
Amazon has launched its own streaming service dedicated to anime. Called Anime Strike, this new standalone streaming service is packed to the rafters with anime series both old and new.
iPhone and iPad
Apple is raising the price of both iOS and Mac apps in several territories by 25 percent or more. The result is the same as always… consumers getting shafted.
Barnes & Noble has pulled the new Nook Tablet from sale over safety fears. Furthermore, existing owners of the Nook Tablet 7 are being advised not to charge their devices using the supplied adapter.
Facebook is expanding its efforts to filter fake news. Having previously launched tools designed to counter bogus narratives in the U.S. the social network is now launching a similar set of tools in Germany.
2016 was notable for the amount of data breaches made public. Which gives us an insight into the worst passwords you can use right now.
App.net, the social network that promised to beat Twitter at its own game, is shutting down. App.net will cease to exist on March 15th, 2017.
With the release of Chrome 56, Google Chrome is finally adding support for FLAC. Audiophiles around the world, rejoice!
Whether you love them or loathe them, ridesharing services are here to stay. So much so that you don’t even need the Uber app to hail an Uber any more.