Everyday Tech - Universal USB-C?
This week on Everyday Tech:
- The EU is pushing for across the board USB-C ports, including iPhones
- Australia’s Top Court Finds Media Companies Liable for Other People’s Facebook Comments
- Microsoft's Windows store is now open to third-party app stores
- Roblox and music publishers settle $200 million copyright lawsuit
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A lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam...Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package.Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands!TECH STORIES OF THE LAST WEEK:The US Copyright Office just struck a blow for the right to repairSpotify expects to have over 400M users by the end of the yearGoogle Stadia tries something new: a free 30-minute game trialBiden appoints Jessica Rosenworcel to officially lead the FCCPhotoshop's new NFT button could prove you're the real digital artistA lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spamLAST WEEK:Instagram's outages were so bad the app will now alert users when the service goes downApple is appealing the Epic Games ruling it originally called a 'resounding victory''All of this happened very fast': How a routine event brought everything down at Facebook | ZDNetTelegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outageAmazon is reportedly working on a smart fridgeGoogle is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of usersNetflix launches "Play Something" for Android usersYouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in Canada
Everyday Tech - Facebook Had A Really Bad Day
This week on Everyday Tech:How a routine event brought down Facebook...How Telegram gained 70,000,000 users in one day...Google trolls Bing about Bing searches for GoogleYouTube TV and NBC Universal build a temporary bridge to nowhere...and You can now buy a keyboard that just copies and pastes.'All of this happened very fast': How a routine event brought everything down at Facebook | ZDNetTelegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outageAmazon is reportedly working on a smart fridgeGoogle is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of usersNetflix launches "Play Something" for Android usersYouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in CanadaBlue Origin is officially sending William Shatner to spaceAmazon Prime members can now send gifts with just a phone number or email addressGoogle says Bing users search for Google more than anything elseYouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to 'short' extension to avoid channels disappearingPixel phones can automatically record and upload video in an emergencyFCC considers new rules to stop scammers from hijacking your cell phoneFacebook will now let you make group chats across Instagram and MessengerYou can now buy a keyboard that only copies and pastesAlphabet's laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime
Everyday Tech - Only 3 hours of gaming a week?!?
This week on Everyday Tech:A guy unlocked almost 2,000,000 AT&T phonesDoor Dash introduces on-demand alcohol deliveryTwitter will pay over $800,000,000 in an anti-trust lawsuitiOS 15 is out, we'll have some of the new perksChina is severely restricting teens access to gaming, are they on to something?and a ransomware attack on a farming co-op?Alphabet's laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptimeAndroid 6 and up will start stripping unused apps' permissions$5.9 million ransomware attack on farming co-op may cause food shortageMan who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones sentenced to 12 years in prison | EngadgetAmazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown | EngadgetTikTok owner ByteDance limits younger users to 40 minutes a day in China | EngadgetRoku's new Streaming Stick 4K gets Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and better Wi-Fi | EngadgetDoorDash expands alcohol deliveries to 20 states and DC | EngadgetTwitter will pay over $800 million to settle a class action suit | EngadgetiOS 15 is now available | EngadgetMicrosoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more