Technology


How an Echo shared a couple’s private talk

Fears that smart speakers surreptitiously record users have been around since the devices' inception. Fortunately, Google Home and Amazon Echo users have a way of checking what the smart speakers are recording and when. When you go through the files, which are sent back to Amazon, you can delete them, one at a time on the app, or in unison in the web app here . Both can be accessed in the Settings and then Voice Purchasing portion of the Alexa app.


Apple will reportedly use OLED displays for all three 2019 iPhones

Apple will reportedly use OLED displays for all three 2019 iPhones

According to the OLED Display Cost Model by IHS Markit, manufacturing cost of the 5.9-inch organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel with notch design, as in the Apple iPhone X , is estimated to be $29. OLED displays have a number of advantages over LCD-as any iPhone X owner can attest. In 2019 all new iPhone models Apple introduces will feature the advanced displays.


‘Beyond insane and sick’: Parkland parents lash out at school shooting simulator

‘Beyond insane and sick’: Parkland parents lash out at school shooting simulator

Valve Software, the company that owns Steam, has yet to comment on Active Shooter . "While I can see people's anger and why this might be a bad idea for the game, I still feel like this topic should be left alone", they continued. Should Active Shooter be changed based on its potential to influence the fragile minded through interactive experience or should Acid and Revived Games be free to put out any content they choose to? "The company is taking the stand that this game is legal ...


Fortnite sued for 'copying' rival game PUBG

Fortnite sued for 'copying' rival game PUBG

The makers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds haven't been happy about Fortnite Battle Royale ever since it started. In a surprising turn of events, the Korea Times has reported that PUBG , a subsidiary of the Korean publisher Bluehole, has filed a lawsuit against Epic Games Korea.


Fortnite Made Nearly $300 Million Last Month

Fortnite Made Nearly $300 Million Last Month

The second would be the user-friendly pick-up-and-play game modes, and the third would be the weekly updates. Worst case, you can wait until the end of the week once everyone else has completed the challenge. Spectator viewing is also getting additions. Fortnite's popularity is not waning anytime soon, and this latest news about the money the game has pulled in April alone is a clear indication.


US websites blacked out in Europe on 'Happy GDPR Day'

US websites blacked out in Europe on 'Happy GDPR Day'

Tronc, headquartered in Chicago, owns some of America's biggest newspapers, including the LA Times , Chicago Tribune , New York Daily News and Baltimore Sun . And it's fair to say that, within Europe, Ireland does not have a strong reputation for defending data protection rights. As you continue reviewing your information, each screen will walk you through what data is collected and how it's used, allowing you to make better decisions about Facebook's use of your data.