YouTube's baneful, unskippable half-minute advertisements are due to become a thing of the past.
The Google-owned video service revealed today that it will stop supporting 30-second unskippable ads starting next year – issuing a sigh of relief from viewers all over who are tired of sitting through the same Geico insurance spot ad nauseam.
The move […]
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Following the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the induction of a new administration, many concerns ranging from foreign policy to national debt still weigh heavily on Americans.
It is within this ever-growing list of concerns that the topic of online privacy seems to get shuffled into […]
Twitter has announced that it will be rolling out three more features in the coming weeks as part of its recent commitment to reducing instances of harassment on the platform.
The most recently announced changes are intended to make abusive tweets less visible in the first place. How will Twitter manage this?
Well, first of all […]
If you've just recorded a home video or created the ultimate mix tape – a digital version of that old chestnut, of course – no doubt you'll be eager to share it with your friends and family.
Depending on the size and number of files you need to send, this can be a problem. For […]
In its never-ending quest to serve you more video, Facebook is introducing a new way to rank clips in your News Feed, one that holds particular benefit for videos on the longer side.
The social media behemoth will now place greater weight on the “percent completion” rate for longer videos over shorter ones. If a […]
Sometimes the biggest exploits come from the smallest of places.
This turned out to be the case for Facebook, as researcher/computer whiz Dan Melamed managed to find a simple trick that lets a user turn off comments – and outright delete – videos uploaded by someone else.
The exploit Melamed reported is deceptively straightforward. The basic […]
As convenient as TV on demand is, you can't always take your favorite shows with you.
Be it inside a train, plane, or technologically lagging relative's home, scarce internet cuts your Metalocalypse marathon short and forces you to *shudder* confront the real world.
To combat this, Amazon Prime Instant Video and, most recently, Netflix let users […]
What will the web browser of the future look like? Microsoft has tried to make a raft of changes with its Edge browser that comes with Windows 10, but Opera has taken innovation to a different level with its new browser: Neon.
Neon is classed as a concept browser, built with the same Blink engine […]
Whatever size of website you have, this article will help you find the best web hosting services for you as well as the best hosting deals to go for.
The first step is to identify what your needs are – with one eye on future growth of your website – then choose an appropriate plan […]
The best web browser
Are you getting the best of the web? We all have our preferred web browser, and generally won’t even think about changing unless something goes disastrously wrong. According to the statistics, most of us opt for Google Chrome – but is it the best?
We’ve rounded up the best web browsers – […]
Boxing day is already here. Micro-enterprises and small businesses can benefit from the massive price cuts that often happen around this period, something that could save them thousands of Pounds (and Dollars) off products and services they would normally have bought anyway.
That’s a massive boost to the bottom line, EBITDAE and profitability. Boxing day, also […]
Christmas is upon us, it's too late to buy any presents – and that means the Boxing Day sales have launched online!
On this page we're listing all of the best Boxing Day sales deals on all of the best products at all of the most reliable retailers. We're expecting more promotions to go live […]
Bad news for some Virgin customers who are hoping to do some serious online shopping or film streaming over the festive period: your internet connection might be too slow to make it any more than an exercise in frustration.
Virgin customers in some areas of the UK have been complaining of regular internet outages during […]
In a move that is sure to make Australian pay TV and streaming services happy, the Federal Court has ruled that internet service providers (ISPs) are required to block a number of popular copyright-infringing websites — and they have to do so before January 9, 2017.
At the top of the hit-list is well known […]