YouTube now lets you livestream straight from your webcam

YouTube is making it easier for you to broadcast a livestream right from your desktop with a handy new update to its site.Instead of fiddling with an encoder app, you’ll only need Chrome and a webcam. ..


Apple working on a foldable iPhone to launch in 2020

The dream of carrying a foldable iPhone that doubles as an iPad mini 4 seems a little more realistic today, with another top Wall Street analyst now predicting the idea will come to fruition...


The 8 Most Important Changes in the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Microsoft is putting the final touches on the latest update for Window 10 known as the Spring Creators Update. The new version (known more formally as build 1803) should start hitting PCs next month, and it includes a ton of functional changes. So many, in fact that it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with all the newness...


Best Buy’s Geek Squad Has Chummy Relationship With FBI

It’s not unusual for companies in America to be caught between what they view as being in the best interest of their customers and being required to comply with various federal statues. In the immediate aftermath of Edward Snowden’s FBI leaks, we discovered that a number of companies had silently fought against the government’s use of warrantless wiretapping without success...

Tech Bites News

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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...

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    How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

    Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes through it every time you access various online services and can be stolen or manipulated if the router is hacked....


Soft Bites

  • 3D-printed drones and US military.

    The military has been testing 3D-printed drones that are in use for on-demand military missions, using technology called the On-Demand Small Unmanned Aircraft System (ODSUAS)...