Pinterest launches Today tab for daily trending topics

From CNET: With the coronavirus keeping millions of people locked down in their homes, Pinterest says it's seeing an increasing number of people coming to the visual bookmarking site for ideas for activities to do while sheltering in place, such as quick cooking recipes, craft ideas and lesson plans for children, among others. Pinterest said interest in finding this kind of inspiration lead the site to fast-track a Today tab that will feature trending topics and Pins curated on a daily basis.

Get creative with the Sennheiser Memory Mic

From Sennheiser Press Release: Old Lyme, Connecticut, 24 March 2020 – Being suddenly trapped within your own four walls doesn’t have to be boring. It’s a golden opportunity to turn this into a positive experience – and boost your creativity too! Isn’t it time to finally dedicate yourself to a plan or hobby that’s always been left behind in the hustle of everyday life? If you’ve dreamt of starting your own YouTube channel, a personal vlog, or wanted to create an engaging DIY music video or a home documentary then now is the time!

Amazon Prime Video now supports up to six profiles on the same account

From The Verge: Amazon is rolling out user profiles for Prime Video, allowing as many as six different people to track their viewing progress, manage watch lists, and get personalized recommendations. Kid profiles can also be added and limited to content that’s safe for children under 12 to watch. Amazon notes that the profiles feature, which was spotted by NDTV and XDA-Developers, is currently available in “selected countries.”

T-Mobile adds new $15 Connect plan, free YouTube Premium amid coronavirus

From CNET: T-Mobile is adding new options for customers, including pushing up the launch of a cheaper $15-a-month plan and a new T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion to help those staying at home.

On Monday the carrier, which is in the process of completing its merger with Sprint, announced that it's speeding up one of the promises of the merger and launching a new cheaper plan called Connect that offers unlimited talk, text and 2GB of high-speed data.

Nvidia Introduces DLSS 2.0 for Spiffier, Speedier Games With GeForce RTX Cards

From PC Mag: Today, Nvidia announced the release of a successor to the company's anti-aliasing, sharpening, and neural-network learning tool, Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS), dubbed DLSS 2.0. The update contains huge overhauls to the fundamental aspects of how DLSS functions, and it promises major leaps in performance that were previously unattainable due to the constraints of the old technology.

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If you have been following APH Networks for a while, you may have heard a few stories from my colleague Aaron Lai about our visit to the great state of Texas a little over a month ago. I have never been to Texas before, and since one of our friends moved there, Aaron and I along with two other friends decided to pay him a visit in San Antonio. There are many things I can talk about in our visit to the Lone Star State, but being someone who loves food and all, how can I not talk about that first? Texas barbecue was definitely the highlight of my trip. Along with whatever I ordered at the local steakhouses, Buc-ee's, or Tex-Mex restaurants, I ended up eating an absolutely unholy amount of meat.

Yelp adds new features to help local businesses survive

From The Verge: Yelp is adding a collection of new features aimed at helping local restaurants and businesses that are struggling due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the company announced today. Alongside the new features, the company has announced a new $25 million relief fund aimed at local businesses, which will offer them free products, and services, and will waive some advertising fees. Moderators will also be cracking down on coronavirus-related misinformation in restaurant reviews.

Facebook Redesign Goes Live With Dark Mode and a Tabbed Home Page

From PC Mag: If you've grown weary of how dated and messy Facebook's design looks, there's now a way to fix it. Facebook just enabled dark mode and a tabbed home page for the majority of its users as part of a complete interface redesign.

As TechCrunch reports, the social network's redesign was announced by Mark Zuckerberg during last year's Facebook F8 conference held in May. The redesign was called "FB5" at the time, and aimed to give Facebook a much cleaner and less cluttered look while streamlining navigation. Now you can decide if Facebook managed to pull it off.

YouTube is following Netflix by reducing streaming quality due to coronavirus

From CNET: YouTube is following Netflix's lead in cutting the quality of its video streaming from high definition to standard in the European Union, it confirmed to CNET, as the bloc's leaders try to reduce strain on the internet during the coronavirus outbreak. Since more people are working from home and children are staying out of school, internet usage has spiked.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate adds extra in-game content with new Perks

From The Verge: Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers are getting new in-game content as part of their subscription, Microsoft has announced. The new “Perks” vary by game, but they range from unique emotes and in-game cosmetic items in Phantasy Star Online 2 to free ship parts in Sea of Thieves. World of Tanks: Mercenaries players, meanwhile, will get access to three tanks, or you can get a bundle of five Gods, character skins, and voice packs in Smite.

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