Chrome users, check if Google is tracking you with new targeted advertising

April 10, 2021 Mashable

Google is keeping an eye on where you go on the internet. Back in 2020 Google announced the beginning of the end of third-party cookies that track you as you click around the Chrome web browser. Now it's starting to roll out its cookies replacement, a tracking mechanism called a "Federated Learning ...

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Amazon Fire TV, Echo Show won't have Firefox app by end of April

April 10, 2021 Mashable

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will no longer be an option for users on Amazon's Fire TV or Echo Show devices. Starting April 30, all Firefox support will stop on the Amazon devices (h/t Engadget). That means no updates and no new users or downloads. If you're one of the affected users you can keep w...

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Logitech's pricey Harmony universal remotes have been discontinued

April 10, 2021 Mashable

It's weird to think that future generations will never understand the surreal experience of walking into an electronics store and trying to understand what a $350 remote control could possibly do to justify the cost. Regardless, that's our new reality as Logitech moves to shutter the Harmony brand. ...

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Alphabet workers pen open letter asking company to stop protecting harassers

April 10, 2021 Mashable

More than 1,000 Alphabet employees are publicly taking a stand to demand that their company stop protecting harassers. In an open letter published on Friday as a Medium post, 1,295 employees of Google's parent company, Alphabet, directly addressed CEO Sundar Pichai. They called on him to take harass...

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How to change your iPhone's snooze time

April 10, 2021 Mashable

If you're trying to change your iPhone's snooze time from the default nine minutes — that’s right, it’s always nine minutes from the time you press snooze until the alarm starts going again — but can't work out how to do it, it’s because there's a very good reason....

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Work, game, and stream with these discounted refurbished HP computers

April 10, 2021 Mashable

Whether your current computer is dying a slow and painful death from all that working from home or you’re just in the mood to treat yourself, you can get a new-to-you PC for as low as $109 when you buy refurbished. These desktops and laptops from HP are renewed by the top Microsoft-authorized ...

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Save on an encryption software subscription this weekend

April 10, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: Keep your private data secure with GhostVolt Encryption Software, on sale as of April 10. Get a lifetime solo subscription for only $29.99. Rather than dwell on what-ifs, help ensure your private information stays private with a lifetime subscription to GhostVolt Encryption Software. GhostVol...

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A 2-year subscription to this powerful VPN is on sale for 78% off

April 9, 2021 Mashable

SAVE 78%: A two-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £2.19 per month, and includes an extra two months for free. Private Internet Access is not the best looking security service out there. ExpressVPN and CyberGhost VPN have much more attractive interfaces, and Surfshark's...

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Learn to code with this online Python bootcamp bundle

April 9, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: The 2021 Premium Python Certification Bootcamp Bundle is on sale for £25.36 as of April 10, saving you 98% on list price. Interested in learning Python, the general-purpose language often used for data science and machine learning? While it is considered one of the easier languages to le...

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Take your photography skills to the next level with this online master class

April 9, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: The Photography and Photoshop Master Course is on sale for £72.46 as of April 10, saving you 97% on list price. If you want to learn more about crafting beautiful images through photography and photo editing, this Photography and Photoshop Master Course from Hollywood's finest will teach...

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