After the Federal Communications Commissions repealed the Net Neutrality rules put in place during the Obama Era, some states have taken matters into their own hands — Nebraska being the latest, and also the first Republican state to do so.
The Magisk Manger tool for Android has been updated to v15.1, which fixes a critical bootloop bug for some devices. The bug has undergone thorough review and is resolved. If you're running version 15 and experiencing issues, update to 15.1.
Haven was released by the Free the Press in cooperation with Guardianproject, and allows users to take control of their personal privacy and security. Being open source, it can be reviewed for security, and freely accessed by all those interested.
If you're an Android user, you're likely familiar with the phrase "Ok Google" to trigger the popular virtual assistant. A new trigger phrase is rolling out to many devices, "Hey Google". Read more here.
The developer known as CelesteBlue has created a plugin called "ReNpDrm", which solves several issues for PS Vitas running firmware 3.60. PS Vitas that are deactivated can be reactivated with this tool, as well as play and download games.
The FCC has approved "Energous WattUp" wireless technology, which can charge multiple devices up to three feet away from the base power station. It's an improvement on current wireless charging technologies that use induction.
Smartphones have been using fingerprint scanning technologies for years, but all with a physical scanning button. Now we have Synaptics who has developed an in-display solution, reportedly to be implemented in an upcoming Vivo phone.
The Google Home Mini is a terrific device, with only one real downside – its volume output is subpar, to say the least. A modder decided to tackle this by installing an auxiliary port into the device itself so that external speakers can be used.
An ingenuitive solution to mining cryptocurrency more efficiently has recently emerged, due to pressure on cryptocurrency miners with regards to the amount of energy crytocurrency mining consumes. The way forward is burning old tires. Read more here.