TikTok goes down in India, its biggest overseas market

From TechCrunch: A growing number of internet service providers in India have started to block their subscribers from accessing TikTok a day after New Delhi banned the popular short-video app and 58 other services in the world’s second-largest internet market over security and privacy concerns....

Early Apple ARM Benchmarks Leak, Show Intriguing Picture vs. x86

From ExtremeTech: Ever since Apple announced the A12Z and its shift away from x86, there’ve been questions about exactly how these ARM chips will perform and what we can expect from them. The first benchmark results are starting to appear from Apple dev kits, and as long as you take them with a...

Lexar Announces New SL200 Portable SSD

From Lexar Press Release: Lexar today announced the new Lexar SL200 Portable SSD. The family line of SSD products continues to expand and grow stronger with this latest addition to the SSD portfolio. This portable drive lets you take your data on-the-go, so you're covered in the field or the office...

ASUS Zephyrus G14 AniMe Matrix Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop Now Available

From ASUS Press Release: ASUS today announced that Zephyrus G14 AniMe Matrix laptop is now available for purchase at US retailers. The laptop has customized cooling that brings out the best of its exclusive 4th generation AMD Ryzen CPUs and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. Users can optimize...

Microsoft Launches Windows File Recovery App

From PC Mag: Accidentally deleting a file in Windows only to find it can't be recovered from the Recycle Bin usually results in a Google search for "file recovery software." Microsoft has decided to give us a first-party solution, though, with the launch of an app called Windows File Recovery.

As...

Facebook is introducing a dark mode for mobile

From The Verge: After launching a dark mode for its desktop interface, Facebook confirms it is testing a dark mode for its mobile apps as well. As first noted by SocialMedia Today, Facebook has made the dark mode available to a very small percentage of people globally, a spokesperson told The Verge...

Google makes it free for sellers to list items in search results

From CNET: Google on Monday said it will be free for businesses to list products in the company's search results, a change that escalates Google's already-fierce rivalry with Amazon.

Previously, Google showed shopping listings as a panel of sponsored links from advertisers bidding on specific...

Corsair A500 Review (Page 1 of 4)

A couple of weeks ago, I was locked out of my University of Calgary IT account. Since the University of Calgary uses a central authentication system, a lock on my account means I could not access anything, and this ranges from the main portal to my email. At first, I thought the system was down, but when other people reported no problems, I knew it had to be me. Therefore, I made a call to IT support, who told me my account was locked because...

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