Category: Internet

This Internet shutdown tracker will let you know of instances of govt-imposed internet bans in India

This Internet shutdown tracker will let you know of instances of govt-imposed internet bans in India

Internet shutdowns have seen an increase in frequency over the years, with 2016 recording close to 30 instances, according to the InternetShutdown tracker released by SFLC.in. Even though we have the freedom of speech, we all know it isn’t absolute. In a country such as India, where offence is taken liberally, absolute freedom of speech could prove to be detrimental […]

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Surfing internet, excess use of social media networks like Facebook can make you lose track of time

Surfing internet, excess use of social media networks like Facebook can make you lose track of time

Facebook addicts, take note! Using the social networking site or surfing the web may impair your perception of time, warn researchers including one of Indian-origin. Using well-established internal clock models, researchers attempted to separate the roles of ‘attention’ and ‘arousal’ as drivers for time distortion. They found that Facebook-related stimuli can lead to an underestimate of time compared to general […]

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Vivaldi 1.7 is live, with in built screenshot capture and option to mute all tabs at once

Vivaldi 1.7 is live, with in built screenshot capture and option to mute all tabs at once

Vivaldi has just released version 1.7 of the lightweight power user oriented web browser. It introduces a slew of new features including advanced screenshots, audio control and more. There is now an in built screen shot feature that can be mapped to a keyboard shortcut. A camera icon on the status bar throws up the screenshot option. The convenient part […]

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YouTube introduces mobile live streaming for creators with over 10,000 subscribers

YouTube introduces mobile live streaming for creators with over 10,000 subscribers

In June last year, YouTube introduced a mobile live streaming feature to a limited number of YouTube creators. Now, YouTube is rolling out the capabilities of hosting live video streams from mobile devices to all creators with over 10,000 subscribers. For creators, this is a new way to engage with fans, allowing for immediate and intimate live streams. Google plans […]

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YouTube opens up mobile livestreaming to all creators with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube opens up mobile livestreaming to all creators with more than 10,000 subscribers

Eight months after announcing it would support livestreaming capabilities, YouTube has started giving more people access to the service. Today, the video social network revealed that mobile livestreaming will be available to every creator with more than 10,000 subscribers. It promises that “the rest of you will have it soon.” “A huge focus for us here at YouTube is to find […]

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