Month: April 2021

If you’ve ever needed to check the time in a different time zone, chances are that you’ve heard of UTC. But what is this standard, why do we use it, and how does it come into play with computers? Let’s dive into UTC so you can understand more about it and how it ties into
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More good news from a smartphone market currently rebounding from the far reaching impacts of the pandemic. New numbers from Canalys put global shipments for Q1 2021 at 27% above where they were the same time last year. The industry was hit early and hit hard by Covid-19. The first quarter saw company running into
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R.I.P. Madefire, a startup that recruited high-profile artists to reinvent comics for new formats and platforms. An announcement on the Madefire website states the company entered into “an assignment of benefit for creditors” (explained as “a state-level insolvency proceeding similar to bankruptcy”) earlier this month, which was then reported this morning in The Beat. As
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Cryptocurrency trading has become increasingly popular in recent years, culminating in the asset class reaching a valuation of $2 trillion. Considering that most digital currencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, pride themselves upon being decentralized, it’s surprising that their trading ecosystems are anything but that. The vast majority of cryptocurrency trading today takes place on centralized
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WhatsApp for Android users are reportedly losing their media content on the app. The issue has affected some users and appears to have arrived with the recent WhatsApp updates. It has impacted users on WhatsApp for Android version 2.21.9.2 as 2.21.9.3. Some users on the latest version have also faced the issue. Although the instant
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WhatsApp has already provided an option to let you mute notifications of individual chats and group messages forever on its platform since October last year. However, that option is not useful when you are mentioned by someone in a group chat for which you have already muted notifications. You will continue to receive notifications if
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