New EU rule might force Apple to allow Photos app to be uninstalled

Photos App - Delete App

The European Union’s Digital Markets Act is becoming a thorn in the side for the iPhone maker The EU Digital Markets Act is about to become a pain for Apple in a new way, as it may require the iPhone maker to make it possible for device users to uninstall the Photos app. The rule says users must have a choice As a result of this regulation in the EU, users must not only be able to install third party apps and use them if they want, but they must…

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Instagram social media platform is testing a new “Blend” feature

Social Media Platform - Instagram New Feature

The new feature is being designed to allow friends to privately watch a Reel feed together Instagram has reportedly been working on a new “Blend” feature for its social media platform, which is focused on allowing two users to be able to watch Reels together. The first step would be to have one person invite another into the Blend In this way, the social media platform users will be able to create a Private Reel feed that they will be able to watch together. The feed will be composed of…

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The Google Podcasts app is dead

Podcasts app cancelled

The search and tech giant has killed the heavily downloaded application in the US. Google’s Podcasts app has been officially discontinued in the US as of yesterday, despite the fact that it had been downloaded more than 500 million times. Only 4 percent of listeners used the platform in the US US users of the Podcasts app were required to migrate their subscription data before the deadline or risk losing their listening information.  Unfortunately, this process was not at all straightforward, leaving many users confused and increasing the risk that…

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QR codes can now be used for faster land checkpoint clearance in Singapore

QR codes - Singapore Flag

The goal is to use the quick response barcodes to make immigration clearance more convenient. Starting yesterday, travelers heading through Singapore’s checkpoints in Woodlands and Tuas are able to use QR codes instead of their passports in order to make their way through more quickly and conveniently. The idea is to simply scan the barcode to speed up immigration clearance All people need to do is have a single QR code scanned – one that is generated ahead of arriving at the checkpoint – to gain clearance for everyone traveling…

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