After outcry, Microsoft presses pause on unsolicited Windows 10 web app installs

After outcry, Microsoft presses pause on unsolicited Windows 10 web app installs

On Saturday, I pointed out how Microsoft force-restarting Windows 10 computers to install unwanted web apps was the latest proof you don’t own your own Windows PC.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/19/21524006/microsoft-pause-unsolicited-pwa-office-app-windows-10

Apple should switch the iPhone to USB-C if it really wants to help the environment

Apple should switch the iPhone to USB-C if it really wants to help the environment

If you buy an iPhone in the future, you’re not getting an included charging brick or earbuds. Apple says the reasons are environmental.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/21522980/apple-iphone-12-pro-usb-c-lightning-environment-charger-box-electronic-waste

Disney Plus has a new warning label for content with racist stereotypes

Disney Plus has a new warning label for content with racist stereotypes

Several movies and shows on Disney+ now carry an unskippable content warning that flags racist stereotypes. “This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures,” the warning reads (via Polygon). “These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/disney-plus-content-advisory-racism-stereotypes-182133046.html

AMC offers private theater rentals for as little as $99

AMC offers private theater rentals for as little as $99

The USA’s largest cinema chain AMC is making its screens available for private hire, allowing groups of up to 20 people to watch a film on the big screen without having to share an auditorium with strangers.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/19/21522815/amc-private-cinema-hire-coronavirus-tenet-new-mutants