Netflix lays off 300 more employees, confirms ad-supported tier is coming

Netflix lays off 300 more employees, confirms ad-supported tier is coming

Netflix co-CEO Ted SarandosPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The belt-tightening phase/potential freefall of Netflix continues apace this week, as two separate news updates collide to sketch out where the streaming service’s head is at these days: On the one hand, confirmation from co-CEO Ted Sarandos that the company’s long-rumored ad-supported subscription tier is finally coming…and … Read more

The Best New Features in the Android 13 Beta

The Best New Features in the Android 13 Beta

Picture: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Android 13’s first beta is here, and it’s ready to try on your Pixel smartphone. The beta comes to us after two developer previews, and though some of the kinks have been worked out enough to use this version of the software as a daily driver, remember that the code … Read more

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From the App Store

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From the App Store

After several iOS developers reported Apple warned them it would remove a number of their apps, Apple has confirmed and clarified its policy about removing outdated apps from the App Store. The policy has been enforced since 2016 and affects apps that have not been updated within the last three years. Several app makers, including … Read more

Microsoft rolls out new feature for Office Insiders for iPhone users

Microsoft rolls out new feature for Office Insiders for iPhone users

Tech giant Microsoft has reportedly launched a new feature for Office Insiders that will allow iPhone users to listen to documents with their screen locked. According to Windows Central, the Insider version of Word on iOS now supports listening to documents even when a device’s screen is locked. Additionally, the Insider Office Mobile app now … Read more

Android 13 Beta 1 Available Along With Privacy Sandbox Preview

Android 13 Beta 1 Available Along With Privacy Sandbox Preview

Google has just introduced Android 13 Beta 1, aiming to improve privacy and security, as well as developer productivity. Alongside it, developers can start exploring the Privacy Sandbox Preview, a collection of technologies that improve user privacy while enabling personalized ads, says Google. Android 13 Beta 1 introduces new, more granular permissions to access media … Read more

The Easiest Ways to Install and Update All Your Mac Apps

The Easiest Ways to Install and Update All Your Mac Apps

screenshot: Pranay Parab Once you’ve set up your brand new Mac, or done a clean install of macOS on your machine, you can save yourself a lot of time by automating the app install and update process. If you’ve ever used Ninite on Windows, we’re going to show you how to use its alternatives for … Read more

Google New Chrome OS Launcher Has Serious Windows Vibes

Google New Chrome OS Launcher Has Serious Windows Vibes

Google is reinventing the Chrome OS launcher for the first time in years as it marks the one-hundredth update of its Chromebook operating system. The Launcher, Chrome OS’s version of the Windows Start Menu, is where you access apps, web apps, recent programs, and the search function. In recent Chrome OS versions, the app launcher … Read more