There was a point in time when Apple Maps was objectively bad. That’s likely the reason why so many users prefer Google Maps or Waze to the Apple-developed app. Thankfully, those days are over: Apple Maps has been vastly improved in recent years. And beyond the accuracy and quality of its directions, there are plenty […]

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Ooredoo yesterday revealed it has secured an exclusive deal with luxury device manufacturer Oppo to offer the new Oppo Find X Automobili Lamborghini to its customers. Ooredoo customers can now get their hands on the Oppo Find X Automobili Lamborghini special edition device, only from Ooredoo. With an attractive retail price of QR6,299, the Oppo […]

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Right about now (or in the next few days) you should be seeing the latest major update for Windows 10 hitting your computer—and here’s an overview of all the new features and settings that you can start playing around with once the installation is finished, from launching apps in VR to pausing Windows updates. See […]

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Huawei's use of Android restricted by Google

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  • May 20, 2019
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Google has barred the world’s second biggest smartphone maker, Huawei, from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese company. New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American […]

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How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

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  • May 14, 2019
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If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic” for Firefox and Chrome allows you reskin the web video hub with a retro look shifts that reverts the site to how it looked once upon […]

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TikTok launches new safety feature to mark 'Safer Internet Day'

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  • March 14, 2019
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New Delhi: Giving Indian users more account management control on its platform, video-sharing app TikTok on Friday launched a new safety feature that allows them to filter self-defined words in Hindi and English from the comments section. The “Filter Comments” feature would automatically remove up to 30 user-defined words from the comments section. Users can […]

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Facebook "family" of apps was suffering issues

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  • March 14, 2019
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The Facebook “family” of apps was suffering issues, the company confirmed Facebook is suffering the most severe outage in its history, with key services rendered unusable for users globally for much of Wednesday. The last time Facebook had a disruption of this magnitude was in 2008, when the site had 150m users – compared to […]

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Facebook, Instagram suffer outages

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  • March 13, 2019
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NEW YORK: Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue. According to downdector.com, which monitors websites, the outages started around 12 p.m. E.T. (7:00 pm Doha time) on Wednesday in parts of the U.S., including the East and West Coast, parts […]

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