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YouTube’s playback speed controls for mobile could be coming to mobile
Aug07

YouTube’s playback speed controls for mobile could be coming to mobile

Is YouTube about to roll out one of the most important features that attract uses to its service? According to 9to5google, Google is testing video playback speed control on its YouTube app for Android. Until now, the video playback speed feature was only found on the desktop version of the video-streaming site. Millions of users all over the world have been able to use the feature on the desktop version, but will now be excited to...

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Google reportedly working on a Snapchat-like feature for publishers
Aug05

Google reportedly working on a Snapchat-like feature for publishers

  Every tech and social media company worth its salt is looking towards Snapchat for inspiring ideas these days. Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp have all cloned Snapchat one way or the other—and now Google wants to add itself to that list. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View California-based tech giant is working on a Snapchat-like feature for publishers. Google is tapping inspiration from Snapchat’s...

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Apple and Google move against binary trading apps
Aug03

Apple and Google move against binary trading apps

At the request of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission, Apple and Google have both removed over 300 binary trading apps from their respective online stores, Bloomberg reports. The request from ASIC came on the heels of various cases of fraud involving unlicensed operators of such apps, which the Commission believes encourages people to make bets. Bets are usually made on the possibility of currencies rising or...

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Mozilla launches “Send,” a new website for sending files among users
Aug02

Mozilla launches “Send,” a new website for sending files among users

“Send” is Mozilla’s new website launched by the browser giant to enable you send and receive files from others. It works in similar way as Snapchat’s ephemeral phot sharing that lasts only a short time. Mozilla launched the test pilot website today, and is enabling file sharing up to the size of 1GB. After uploading your file, Mozilla will send you a link to send to someone. However, the link will disappear as soon as the person has...

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Snapchat joins Facebook and GIFCT to fight terrorism
Aug01

Snapchat joins Facebook and GIFCT to fight terrorism

Snapchat creator Snap Inc has reportedly joined internet giants Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter to counter terrorist and extremist activities online. TechCrunch reports that the multinational camera company has enlisted to the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism to fight radicals spreading ideologies on their platforms. The internet giants formed the GIFCT last month. Today, August 1, it will host a workshop with other...

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Google Gboard now lets you search YouTube videos and Maps
Jul31

Google Gboard now lets you search YouTube videos and Maps

Google’s powerful keyboard app for smartphone, Gboard, has some new updates—you can now search for YouTube videos and Maps. Currently only available to iOS users, the new feature will let you share your current location and search for your favorite videos. To use the newly added Map feature on Gboard, simply tap the “G” button at the top-left corner of the app’s interface, followed by the Maps to share your current location with your...

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