Category Archives: Internet services

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

By | 02/08/2020

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

By | 14/12/2019

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 »

Payments in Messenger by Facebook Pay service

By | 15/11/2019

Google Pay, Apple Pay, Amazon Pay… many companies are providing their own payment services for masses. And Facebook does not want to fall behind. Facebook and its owned services, like Instagram and WhatsApp, are used by many people. Probably the most popular messaging service in the World is Messenger – with exception of countries where is Facebook banned,… Read More »

Twitter for Mac is back

By | 12/10/2019

As we reported HERE, Twitter decided to drop support and to end development of macOS desktop Twitter client. Maybe you have heard about Apple’s project Catalyst (formerly known as “Marzipan”), which allows to easy port iOS apps to macOS. It’s a multi-year project, which aims to bring more apps to Mac. Under the hood, iOS and macOS are… Read More »

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

By | 07/09/2019

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

By | 14/08/2019

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

By | 06/08/2019

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 »