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Byte, a Vine Successor, Debuts on Mobile
Jan25

Byte, a Vine Successor, Debuts on Mobile

Byte is now available on iOS and Android. It is a long-awaited sequel to Vine, a short-video platform. The app has been around in beta form for quite a while. However, it was just launched officially on Friday afternoon.  Byte a Potential Competitor to TikTok Teenagers and video makers have another platform to try. Byte, the direct successor to the Vine app, allows six-second videos. With this platform, you can turn on your camera and...

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Use Tinder Panic Button to Connect with Emergency Responders 
Jan24

Use Tinder Panic Button to Connect with Emergency Responders 

Tinder adds new safety features. It is following in Uber’s lead in placing safety functionalities for unsafe dates. Enter the Tinder panic button. As you press the button, authorities will be alerted if something goes wrong during a date.  Tinder Panic Button Has Privacy Issues  On Thursday, the dating app announced that it is adding a panic button to connect every user with an emergency responder. Users can share the details of their...

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Apple Watch Connected Program to Reward You for Working Out 
Jan23

Apple Watch Connected Program to Reward You for Working Out 

Apple just launched the Apple Watch Connected program to feature gyms that integrate with its Watch. It offers rewards for owners for wearing it while working out. Perks will include discounted membership fees. And if you regularly work out, you may get gifts cards, too.  Apple Watch Connected to Make It Easier for Watch Owners to Monitor Workouts  This new program is a series of partnerships with gyms. The goal here is to encourage...

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Microsoft Data Breach Exposed 250 Million Customer Data 
Jan22

Microsoft Data Breach Exposed 250 Million Customer Data 

Microsoft’s problems continue. A new report disclosed Microsoft data breach that exposed 250 million customer records of the company. The breach happened in December 2019.  Microsoft Data Breach Involving Internal Customer Support Database  The company stated in a blog post that its internal customer support database that stored anonymized user analytics was exposed online without proper protection.  Bob Diachenko of Security...

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Google Released New Digital Wellbeing Apps to Curb Phone Addiction
Jan21

Google Released New Digital Wellbeing Apps to Curb Phone Addiction

Android has Digital Wellbeing tools that can provide you with a daily view of your phone checking habit. With these tools, you can see how you use your phone apps. You can also set limits on how to use those apps through timers. Recently, Google released three new apps to further assist you in understanding your tech use.  Three New Digital Wellbeing Apps by Google  Google just added three new apps to its list of digital wellbeing...

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