Dave Parrack is a British writer with a fascination for all things tech. With over 10 years experience writing for online publications, he's now a Deputy Editor at MakeUseOf.
Google is bringing Assistant to Android Messages. Google Assistant will add an extra layer of information to the Messages app.
Opera Touch now boasts a cookie dialog blocker which will prevent you from having to see a cookie dialog box ever again.
Facebook is shutting down Onavo, a VPN app that was also, rather controversially, collecting masses of user data.
Twitter has launched a new app designed to be a testing ground for new features. And, in a nod to the past, it’s called “twttr”.
There’s a good chance Facebook can see your location at all times. But it’s now easier to stop the social network tracking you.
Thanks to CERN, you can now see what surfing the web was like back in 1990, using an application fittingly called WorldWideWeb.
YouTube is updating its Community Guidelines to make the strikes system for channels clearer and more consistent.
Netflix has canceled all of its Marvel shows. However, a statement from Marvel suggests this isn’t the end for these characters…
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Gboard for Android users have enjoyed haptic feedback for a while, but now Google is offering the same feature to iPhone users.
Thanks to a Chrome extension called Language Learning With Netflix, you can now learn a new language by watching Netflix.
Amazon Live is a live shopping channel made up of multiple streams. Like a cross between QVC and Twitch.
Epix has launched its own video streaming service. Epix Now features all of Epix’ original programming plus thousands of movies.
Called LinkedIn Live, the service will be aimed at delivering the kind of content that aligns with LinkedIn’s userbase.
Google is making Gmail’s right-click menu more useful, increasing what you can do when you right-click on an email in Gmail.
If you still use an ad-blocker despite knowing how much harm they do to the sites and services you use, Spotify has news for you.
Marie Kondo’s KonMari method may be best used for tidying houses, but it can also be used to declutter your Twitter feed.
Skype can now blur your background for you. Which means the days of tidying up your room before Skyping someone are over.
As Jack Dorsey revealed in an interview with Joe Rogan, Twitter is still actively discussing letting you edit your tweets.
Google has launched a new Chrome extension called Password Checkup. Its one job is to keep your online accounts safe and secure
Periscope now lets streamers add guests to their broadcasts. However, thankfully, broadcasters remain in control at all times.
Facebook now lets you delete messages sent through Messenger. Unfortunately, you’ll only have 10 minutes to do so.
Google has launched two new apps, Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier, for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Paid subscribers can now listen to YouTube Music on a Sonos speaker. Giving them another streaming music service to consider…
We already knew Google+ was shutting down, but we now know exactly when and how Google+ will be disappearing from our lives.