Going Electric: Carmakers make the switch

The latest to unveil plans was German group Daimler, maker of Mercedes Benz and Smart cars, which aims to be fully electric before 2030 — five years ahead of a deadline proposed by the European Commission. The Stellantis group, which owns brands Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, and Peugeot amongst others, has ditched the development of internal … Read more

How Blockchain Can Help Combat Disinformation

Disinformation — that is, content that intentionally misleads for political or financial gain — is nothing new. But as we’ve seen over the last year, in particular, digital platforms have made it significantly easier to spread dangerous conspiracy theories, as patently false claims on topics as wide-ranging as the pandemic, racial protests, California wildfires, and presidential election … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 11 Insider Preview

You can now test Windows 11 through the first Insider Preview if you enroll in Microsoft’s Insiders Program. The preview build 22000.51 brings most of Windows 11, but doesn’t feature the new Microsoft Teams Integration nor Android apps through the Store, those will come at a later time. Among the novelties is the revised settings … Read more

WhatsApp multi-device support to be limited to one phone per account

There is no doubt that the upcoming multi-device support for WhatsApp is highly anticipated, but according to some new findings, the initial release might be limited to just one phone per account.WhatsApp oracle WABetaInfo has found evidence suggesting that our dreams of proper multi-device support for the messaging app might need to be toned down a little. … Read more

Samsung Keyboard is Cool Except for this One Feature

Samsung Keyboard has plenty of cool features but doesn’t have the ability to call up a dedicated number pad manually when you want it. With this Samsung Keyboard, you can swipe-to-type, use one-handed mode, emojis, themes, predictive text, and plenty of other customized options. This keyboard is all for Galaxy smartphones and tablets. With this Samsung … Read more

iOS 15 hidden features, iPadOS multitasking, iCloud+ and more from WWDC on the AppleInsider podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts cover the many iOS features that Apple left out of the WWDC keynote, iCloud+ and custom email domains, iPadOS multitasking, plus Podcast subscriptions officially launching on June 15. As developers have tested the beta releases of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, new features Apple didn’t mention in the WWDC keynote … Read more