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Instagram says it’s not working on a regram feature

dims?crop=2835%2C2179%2C0%2C0&quality=85Rumors of an Instagram regram function have circulated a number of times, and they were renewed this week when The Verge reported that the company was working on a reshare feature. But while Instagram initially told the site that it had no comment ab…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/21/instagram-not-developing-regram-feature/

For Museums, Augmented Reality Is the Next Frontier

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Interactive museum exhibits like this are becoming more common as AR becomes cheaper, lighter, and easier to create.

Source: https://www.wired.com/story/museums-augmented-reality-next-frontier

How to Set Up Your New iPhone

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Welcome to your new iPhone.

Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-set-up-a-new-iphone

NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal

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Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks to the media after the vote to repeal net neutrality rules on December 14, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Alex Wong )

The New York Times has sued the Federal Communications Commission over the agency’s refusal to release records that the Times believes might shed light on Russian interference in the net neutrality repeal proceeding.

The Times made a Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) request in June 2017 for FCC server logs related to the system for accepting public comments on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s repeal of net neutrality rules. The FCC refused to provide the records, telling the Times that doing so would jeopardize the privacy of commenters and the effectiveness of the agency’s IT security practices and that fulfilling the records request would be overly burdensome.

This led to a months-long process in which the Times repeatedly narrowed its public records request in order to overcome the FCC’s various objections. But the FCC still refuses to release any of the records requested by the Times, so the newspaper sued the commission yesterday in US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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Source: https://arstechnica.com/?p=1380291

How to Fix the Taskbar Not Hiding Issue in Windows 10

Hide-Featured.jpgSome Windows users may prefer to have the taskbar always visible so they can have specific options instantly available, but most people will prefer it to be hidden when it is not in use. However, there are times when the taskbar has a mind of its own and doesn’t want to hide. You know you have the auto-hide feature enabled, but the setup doesn’t seem to be working. Sometimes the issue only needs a quick fix, while in other cases you’ll need to dig a little deeper. Hopefully, the fix is as simple as enabling the feature or restarting the Express Process. Here are some… Read more

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Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-taskbar-not-hiding-windows10/

How to Make Good YouTube Videos

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Using decent gear is a prerequisite to making suitable content. A good camera or a good rig for streaming games ensures your video feels more like a quality production. A good mic ensures people can hear what you’re saying and sound like a jet engine warming up.

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/365859/how-to-make-good-youtube-videos/

What’s the Mention Column for in Microsoft Outlook?

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Microsoft’s latest versions of Outlook are Outlook 2016, Outlook 365, and Outlook.com. If you’re not using one of these versions, you won’t have mentions until you upgrade.

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/367004/whats-the-mention-column-for-in-microsoft-outlook/

What Your Function Keys Do In Microsoft Excel

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The function keys on keyboards don’t get the love they used to, but depending on the app you’re running, they can still be quite handy. Microsoft Excel has some interesting features tucked away behind your function keys. Here’s what they do.

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/366910/what-your-function-keys-do-in-microsoft-excel/

Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month

dims?crop=5472%2C3412%2C0%2C235&quality=Facebook will finally reveal its long-rumored video chat device called “Portal” next week, according to financial website Cheddar. A previous report by the same publication said the company was supposed to unveil the device during its annual F8 confe…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/21/facebook-video-chat-device/

Google to Allow Employers to Track Their Staff Using G Suite

google-g-suite-tracking-featured.jpgNot that we really needed Google to have another way to track us, but they created one nonetheless. The G Suite productivity apps will now show your employer if you’re using their apps, such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most troubling aspect of this is that it seems once you give employers that type of tool, it’s just a quick jump for them to track you even more. “Work Insights” Tool Google is getting ready to launch a new tool called “Work Insights” for its business customers. This will allow employers to see who among their staff is really using the G Suite productivity… Read more

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Source: https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-employers-track-g-suite/

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