If you wanted to lock down your Twitter account and make it harder for hackers to break in, you’d either have to turn on SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) or generate a one-time login code. But now, you can use handy third-party authentication apps like Google Authenticator and Authy.
It’s the end of an era: Yahoo as we know it is no more. While we already knew most of the venerable company was being sold to Verizon – a $4.8 billion purchase – the remainder of company today announced that it’s renaming itself to ‘Altaba,’ according to TechCrunch.
How often in a day do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling on Facebook when you could be doing something more productive, like work or sleeping? What exactly is it that we are all so enthralled by? Or is it just a habit we can’t seem to break.
Picking font pairings can prove to be incredibly difficult, particularly if you’re not a top-notch designer. Even now, many of us developer types just pick some fonts and jam them together. There are a few different sites and blogs around for finding acceptable fonts to slap next to each other, but there’s got to be a better way.
Some of us are addicted to favoriting tweets, but Slack had a better idea: what if you could favorite a message with emoji? After users consistently asked for a “like” button in its app, Slack wanted to find a better way to do it.
The Grey Lady is changing. She’s becoming a modern woman, one who enjoys a 4.7-inch retina display more than her 28-inch desktop monitor. Over at The New York Times, staffers received an email letting them know the desktop site for The Times – you know, the site they all write for – would be blocked.
That’s a wrap on all things Google. In case you missed the keynote, here’s a recap of all the highlights you may have missed. Kicking off the keynote, Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai announced that HBO Now is officially on the Play Store before bringing VP of Engineering (Android) Dave Burke to talk Android M.
Drone maker DJI has today announced a new model aimed squarely at the consumer market. While it’s known for professional and ‘prosumer’ devices, the new model brings higher-definition video capture to tempt the average home user too. Now, it maxes out at 4K resolution.
Google has yet again gotten into the spirit of April Fools’ day this year and the company hasn’t disappointed so far. Usually, Google does so many jokes that it’s hard to follow, so we’re rounding them all up here for your viewing pleasure.
Slack, the messaging tool for business that’s changing the way people talk at work, is gaining traction in areas that even the company itself didn’t anticipate: it’s quietly killing Internet Relay Chat (IRC). For many years, IRC was the chat solution of choice for communities looking to collaborate on open source projects or discuss a topic of common interest.