close
close
Technology Archives - Page 2 of 5 - healthyfrog

How to cancel your Google Stadia Pro subscription

If you were an early adopter of Google Stadia who purchased the Founder’s Edition in November 2019 and promptly activated your service, your complimentary three-month trial of Stadia Pro will soon come to an end. And depending on when your Buddy Pass was activated, that might be expiring soon, too. Unless you want to start … Read more How to cancel your Google Stadia Pro subscription

Google might start paying news publishers for content

Google is chatting with publishers about potentially paying to include their content in a news product, according to The Wall Street Journal. Most of the talks are with publishers outside the US, the paper says, including in France and Europe more broadly. “We want to help people find quality journalism—it’s important to informed democracy and … Read more Google might start paying news publishers for content

Reddit’s Female Dating Strategy offers women advice — and a strict rulebook for how to act

A woman recently went to Reddit for advice: her fiancé had financially ruined her due to a gambling addiction, and she wasn’t sure what to do. Members of Female Dating Strategy, a subreddit offering dating advice exclusively to women, spotted the thread and added their own assessment: her choice to stay with him was another … Read more Reddit’s Female Dating Strategy offers women advice — and a strict rulebook for how to act

Amazon patent imagines using a giant whip to yeet payloads into space

A newly published patent from Amazon has outlined a new method of launching objects into the air using a miles-long whip attached to a fleet of aerial craft. The patent, which was spotted by GeekWire, was filed back in March 2017 but only became public earlier this week. It muses that the method could offer … Read more Amazon patent imagines using a giant whip to yeet payloads into space

Vergecast: Razr review, Samsung’s hardware event, and T-Mobile Sprint merger approved

There are a few things in this episode of The Vergecast that you don’t want to miss. In a busy week that included a foldable phone review, a Samsung hardware event, and a huge merger, we’ve got the perfect people to discuss all of this on our podcast. Executive editor of The Verge and co-host … Read more Vergecast: Razr review, Samsung’s hardware event, and T-Mobile Sprint merger approved

California court: Apple Store workers must be paid while waiting for searches

The California Supreme Court says state law requires Apple to pay retail store employees for the time they spend waiting for bag searches at the end of a shift, the Los Angeles Times reports. “We conclude that plaintiffs’ time spent on Apple’s premises waiting for, and undergoing, mandatory exit searches of bags, packages, or personal … Read more California court: Apple Store workers must be paid while waiting for searches

You must point your phone at the Moon to hear Pearl Jam’s new song

There is only one man who could get me to soberly climb onto my building’s rooftop for a gimmicky artificial reality app in the middle of February, and his name is Eddie Vedder, the frontman of ‘90s Seattle grunge group Pearl Jam. On Thursday, Pearl Jam rolled out a snippet of a new song entitled … Read more You must point your phone at the Moon to hear Pearl Jam’s new song

Facebook won’t catalog sponsored Mike Bloomberg memes as political ads

Facebook will allow influencers to produce sponsored content for political campaigns so long as the posts are clearly identified as ads, the company announced on Friday. Before Friday, Facebook didn’t have any guidelines for influencers who create sponsored content for politicians and political campaigns. But after Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign was found to have paid … Read more Facebook won’t catalog sponsored Mike Bloomberg memes as political ads

We still haven’t seen the Galaxy Home — and that’s a good thing

Twice a year, Samsung holds its Galaxy Unpacked launch event. Twice a year, we wonder: will Samsung finally announce its mysterious Bixby-enabled smart speakers, the Galaxy Home and Galaxy Home Mini? And twice a year, the company announces phones, accessories, and partnerships galore — with no Bixby speaker in sight. Where, oh where, is the … Read more We still haven’t seen the Galaxy Home — and that’s a good thing