YouTube is finally rolling out picture-in-picture mode for YouTube TV on iOS

YouTube is rolling out a picture-in-picture mode for YouTube TV on iOS devices running iOS 15 or newer, the company announced Wednesday. YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan promised on The Vergecast that the feature was on the way, and now it’s finally here. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/30/23003709/youtube-tv-picture-in-picture-iphone-ipad

Microsoft rebrands its Android Your Phone companion app to Phone Link

Microsoft is rebranding its Your Phone app to Phone Link and updating it with a Windows 11 design overhaul. Your Phone launched more than three years ago as a key way to link an Android phone to Windows and avoid picking up your device to check calls or notifications. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/31/23004352/microsoft-phone-link-rebranding-windows-11-design-update

Dyson’s bizarre new headphones have a built-in air purifier

Dyson is getting into headphones in the most Dyson way possible: the Zone, a pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones with air purification technology built in, thanks to a bizarre-looking magnetic face visor. It’s both the strangest and most ambitious product that the company has ever made. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/30/23000577/dyson-zone-noise-cancellation-headphones-built-in-air-purifier

Jim Carrey ‘sickened’ by Oscars’ standing ovation for Will Smith: ‘Hollywood is spineless’

Jim Carrey has slammed Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at Sunday night’s Academy Awards — and has hit out at the “spineless” audience of A-listers who subsequently gave the actor a standing ovation. via Technology and News Today https://nypost.com/2022/03/29/jim-carrey-sickened-by-oscars-standing-ovation-for-will-smith/

Microsoft is finally making it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Microsoft is finally making it easier to change your default browser in Windows 11. A new update (KB5011563) has started rolling out this week that allows Windows 11 users to change a default browser with a single click. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/29/23001277/microsoft-windows-11-default-browser-new-options

Apple TV Plus is first streaming service to win best picture at the Oscars

CODA has become the first film from a streaming service to win best picture at the Oscars, in a sign of the growing dominance of streamers like Apple, Netflix, and Amazon at Hollywood’s most prestigious awards ceremony. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/28/22999481/apple-tv-plus-oscars-best-picture-coda-netflix-power-of-the-dog-dont-look-up

Solar 3.0: This New Technology Could Change Everything

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Microsoft is tied to hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign bribes, whistleblower alleges

In 2016, Yasser Elabd noticed a $40,000 payment to a client in Africa that didn’t smell right. The payment came from Microsoft’s business investment fund — money meant for closing deals and opening up new lines of business. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/25/22995144/microsoft-foreign-corrupt-practices-bribery-whistleblower-contracting

Google was quietly collecting your Messages and Phone app data

What you need to knowA new study found that the Messages and Phone apps were quietly sending your text and call information to Google.Both communications apps did not get user consent or offer users the opportunity to opt out, potentially violating the EU’s GDPR. via Technology and News Today https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-was-quietly-collecting-your-messages-and-phone-app-data

Galaxy S22 GPS issues are ‘official,’ fix coming soon

The Exynos-powered Galaxy S22 series has some issues, and one of them concerns GPS connectivity. For reasons — and under conditions — that aren’t very clear as of this writing, some Galaxy S22 models powered by the Exynos SoC reportedly lose GPS connectivity in apps like Google Maps and Waze. via Technology and News Today https://www.sammobile.com/news/galaxy-s22-gps-gps-issues-official-fix-coming-soon/

Google is removing the Movies & TV section from the Play Store

Google gave its TV app an overhaul last year, redesigning its interface and turning it into a hub for your streaming needs. In the near future, it will also serve as Google’s official home for movies and TV shows you can rent or purchase. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-removing-movies-tv-section-play-store-123055503.html