Category Archives: Internet services

Dark Sky for Android is shutting down after Apple’s acquisition

Dak Sky is a weather service, like AccuWeather or our official local Slovak SHMU. As you may notice in your weather app (if multiple sources are supported) or on services’ websites, weather forecasts are slightly different. It’s on you to find the right one. I’m using CARROT Weather with optionally downloaded data from the Dark Sky for weather… Read More »

Twitter will no longer compress uploaded photos, if few conditions are met

We are uploading many photos on social networks. And because service providers want to save money on server costs, services are compressing uploaded photos and other multimedia files, mostly videos. This is something what professional photographers hate. If you are one of them and you are publishing your photos on social networks, like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you… Read More »

Apple’s September 10 Event will be streamed on YouTube for the first time

Apple streams its events on Apple’s webpage and on iOS and Apple TV apps. Users on other platforms are limited. As for WWDC 2019 Event, even Apple desktop users were limited to by Apple recommended Safari, Chrome or Firefox, though in some cases it was possible to watch stream on other browsers. As for Windows users, Apple recommended… Read More »

Facebook pays to transcribe voice chats

If something is on the Internet, then it’s online forever. We are using many chat apps and intelligent assistants, like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant. And while we do so, there is a question: what about our privacy? While Apple is using protection of users’ privacy in its marketing, what about social networks like… Read More »

Microsoft drafted famous streamer from Twitch to its own streaming service

What’s interesting on watching other streamers playing computer games? It’s something like watching other professional players playing football. Someone likes watching his popular NBA team playing basketball, someone likes to watch Twitch streamers playing his favorite game. I’m mostly watching Warcraft 3, but I’m also watching Doom speedruns on YouTube. I start watching game videos when I was… Read More »