Instagram Is Copying TikTok and Snapchat… Again

Desperate to promote its IGTV feature for posting longer videos, Facebook-owned photo-video sharing app Instagram is now copying TikTok and Snapchat with their use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and interface design. Depending on the tried and tested methods of the two apps, Instagram’s IGTV has ditched its category-based navigation system’s tabs like “For You”, “Following”, Read more about Instagram Is Copying TikTok and Snapchat… Again[…]

TikTok Owner Working on Music Streaming Service to Compete Against Spotify, Apple Music

TikTok as an app needs no introduction, what with all the hype, the bans, and the unbans on the app. However, TikTok’s owner, ByteDance is showing no signs of stopping any time soon. After launching a new chat app, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that the company is also working on a paid music Read more about TikTok Owner Working on Music Streaming Service to Compete Against Spotify, Apple Music[…]

Cable Internet vs. DSL Internet

This episode was sponsored by Full Sail University. Learn more about their tech programs at http://www.fullsail.edu/techquickie. Most of us don’t have home fiber connections yet, so cable and DSL remain popular options for getting online. How do they work, and is one better than the other? Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for images Read more about Cable Internet vs. DSL Internet[…]

Emergency Alert System (EAS) as Fast As Possible

The Emergency Alert System (EAS), designed to warn people about weather hazards and other civil emergencies, is a fixture on American TV and radio. How does it work, and what’s up with that creepy automated voice, anyway? TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free Read more about Emergency Alert System (EAS) as Fast As Possible[…]

SATA 3 6.0Gbps – Everything You Need to Know in About 2 Minutes

SATA3 is a storage interface for hard drives and SSDs. It’s faster than SATA2, but offers backwards-compatibility so your devices will work even if they don’t run at full speed. FORUM LINK: http://linustechtips.com/main/news-reviews-article-guides/linus-videos-news-and-ramblings/47101-temporary-thread-for-tech-quickie-video-suggestions source

The Psychology of Fonts

Fonts have a powerful effect to make us feel and think in different ways that many people may not be aware of. Can using certain fonts be a “brain-hack” of sorts? lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Corning’s Gorilla Glass Line-up Just Keeps Getting Better Every Day

If you think about the kind of protection the display on your phone uses, the answer will most likely be some variation of Gorilla Glass. However, while most of us are aware of Gorilla Glass, the company makes quite a lot of different types of protective glass, and it’s always improving on them. Recently, we Read more about Corning’s Gorilla Glass Line-up Just Keeps Getting Better Every Day[…]