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The iOS version of Chrome is about to get a lot better

Google’s Chrome browser has always been open source on Android and PC, but never available on iOS. This is because Apple demands that browsers use its own WebKit platform instead of their own rendering engines, so Google can’t just use its typical code base for iOS Chrome. However, that’s all…

Pokémon GO will be having a week-long Halloween event beginning October 26, 2016

  Still happily onboard the Pokémon GO bandwagon despite its popularity taking a nosedive? Your unwavering loyalty won’t be going unnoticed, as Niantic will be organizing a special in-game Halloween event that kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 and ends next Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Of course, it wouldn’t…

Adblock Plus is still able to block Facebook ads

The cat and mouse battle between the social network giant and open source ad-blocking community began when Facebook announced that it had found a way to circumvent ad blockers, which made them the biggest and one of the most aggressive companies to champion the war against ad blockers. It stands…

Shopee commits RM1 million in financial support to ‘Mompreneurs’

Know of any mothers who are aspiring to become entrepreneurs? Because Shopee has recently announced that they are allocating RM1 million to help Malaysian mothers develop their entrepreneurship skills, along with everything they need to know to run a thriving eCommerce business. The imparting of knowledge is done through online…

Google rolls out simplified two-step authentication for Android and iOS

Google, in its Google Apps Update Blog, announced a new third option to their two-step verification system. The option, which will see a gradual rollout, aims to bolster log-in security with a solution that is surprisingly simple. Available for both Android and iOS, the new two-step verification gives users an…

WhatsApp is now free, and will remain ad-free as well

   WhatsApp, the world’s most popular instant messaging app, is doing away with its annual subscription fee to attract more users. The payment infrastructure will be taken out of all versions of the app over the next few weeks. tech.david-cheong.com The company realized that the subscription model “hasn’t worked well”…

Microsoft Pledges To Provide Nonprofits With $1B Worth Of Its Cloud Computing Resources

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today announced that his company will donate $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to nonprofits over the course of the next three years. The plan is to support a total of about 70,000 nonprofits on Microsoft’s cloud platforms like Azure, Office 365, PowerBI and CRM online through…

Google Maps’ offline navigation feature arrives on iOS

If you happen to be spending this Christmas season travelling overseas without a mobile data plan, you might want to consider updating the Google Maps app on your iOS device to the latest version before you embark on your escapade, as it will allow you to download offline maps for…

Instagram launches one-second video recording app

While you’re still patiently waiting for Hyperlapse to finally arrive on Android, Instagram has decided to fill the void by releasing Boomerang, an app that lets you record one-second videos. Nothing more, nothing less. At which point we should mention that Boomerang’s one-second videos aren’t technically videos, as they are…

Google launches My Ramadan Companion on Google Now for Muslims

From this month onwards for 30 days, Muslim all around the world will be fasting for the holy month of Ramadan.   To mark the occasion, Google has launched the My Ramadan Companion service on Google Now. The service will provide information pertaining to the festival, as well as exact…