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Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks

6 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

Chromium-based Edge has received some further useful additions, including the introduction of dark mode for users on Windows 7 and 8.1. As you may recall, back in June when the...
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Google boosts Chrome bug bounties

10 hours ago   |   Beta News   |   2 articles

Bug bounty programs have become a popular way for companies to unearth security issues in software and address them quickly. Google is no stranger to such programs, and it has...
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Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites

15 hours ago   |   Tech Radar

In Google's latest blog post , the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito'...
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 20H1 Build 18941, but warns the installation may fail or cause your PC to get stuck in a boot loop

23 hours ago   |   Beta News   |   2 articles

Windows Insiders like to be on the cutting edge, trying out new Windows 10 features well before regular users do. For that reason, most Insiders opt to be in the Fast ring...
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Instagram Test For Hiding Like Count Being Expanded

Instagram Test For Hiding Like Count Being Expanded

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

Instagram launched a test earlier this year which hid like count on posts. The test began in Canada where people who were a part of this test had their likes hidden by default...
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Slack Resets Passwords Four Years After Security Breach

Slack Resets Passwords Four Years After Security Breach

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Slack confirmed back in March 2015 that hackers were able to gain unauthorized access to a database which was used to store user profile information. It had blocked the access...
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Kongregate acquires Bit Heroes, a dungeon-crawling RPG for PC and mobile

Kongregate acquires Bit Heroes, a dungeon-crawling RPG for PC and mobile

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

Game publisher Kongregate, a division of MTG, said it has acquired the hit web and mobile role-playing game Bit Heroes.
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My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will...
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More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs-and how they're discovered

More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs-and how they're discovered

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / You can trust us! (credit: Irakli Kalandarishvili / EyeEm / Getty) In our 5,000 word piece on "DataSpii," we explained how researcher Sam Jadali spent tens of...
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Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge brings better integration with Windows 10

Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge brings better integration with Windows 10

1 day ago   |   Tech Radar

Microsoft's latest change for Chromium-based Edge - and indeed all Chromium-powered browsers - involves deeper integration with Windows 10. Microsoft's most recent tweak to the...
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How to use Google Assistant on a Samsung Galaxy Watch

How to use Google Assistant on a Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung makes some of the best smartwatches for Android users, but they lack a lot of the Google apps that make alternatives more appealing. What's especially a shame is the... Read more ...

Apple Music Renames Hip-Hop Playlist to 'Rap Life'

Apple Music Renames Hip-Hop Playlist to 'Rap Life'

Apple Music has renamed its "The A-List: Hip-Hop" playlist to "Rap Life." Ebro Darden, global editorial head of hip-hop and R&B at Apple Music, will host a companion "Rap Life... Read more ...

Friday deals: Acer Chromebook R 11 is $210, Google Pixel XL $340, more

Friday deals: Acer Chromebook R 11 is $210, Google Pixel XL $340, more

Acer Chromebook R 11 hits a new all-time low , an unlocked Google Pixel 2 XL can be yours for $340 , and Emerson's Assistant-enabled thermostat is $89. Hit the jump for more in... Read more ...

Verizon customers can get a half-off Galaxy S9 directly from their carrier now

Verizon customers can get a half-off Galaxy S9 directly from their carrier now

Samsung is gearing up to unveil two new high-end phones with a lot of cameras in tow, a beefed-up processor, more memory and storage than ever before, and plenty of other... Read more ...

Google app 10.24 details ‘Brief your Assistant,' removes Chromebook from...

Google app 10.24 details ‘Brief your Assistant,' removes Chromebook from Assistant Availability

Compared to last week's beta that detailed Assistant Ambient Mode , the latest Google app is a quieter release. Google app 10.24 reveals more about “Brief your Assistant” and... Read more ...

9to5Google Daily 270: A first look at Android on feature phones

9to5Google Daily 270: A first look at Android on feature phones

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play , iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , or through our... Read more ...

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch update improves alarms and swim tracking

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch update improves alarms and swim tracking

One of the best smartwatches you can buy for an Android phone doesn't actually run Android, but Tizen. Samsung's Galaxy Watch has proven a stellar option for many, and this... Read more ...

Verizon Fios subscribers can get their first month of YouTube TV for free

Verizon Fios subscribers can get their first month of YouTube TV for free

Earlier this year, Verizon announced a partnership with Google to promote YouTube TV. This week, that partnership is starting to take effect with a new promo that gives Verizon... Read more ...

9to5Mac Happy Hour 234: MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies

9to5Mac Happy Hour 234: MacBook speeds, Apple TV+ details, and iPhone 11 dummies

This week Benjamin and Zac talk more about the updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, news around Apple TV+ and the upcoming streaming video service, new emoji coming in iOS 13... Read more ...

Vodafone offering free Galaxy Buds when you Buy Galaxy S10+ and S10 5G

Vodafone offering free Galaxy Buds when you Buy Galaxy S10+ and S10 5G

Vodafone is offering a free pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds when you buy either a Samsing Galaxy S10+ or a Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. The offer will be available when you take out a... Read more ...