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There’s nothing worse than watching a video of a cute little squirrel waterskiing behind a tiny remote-controlled motorboat in a boring old YouTube player interface when there’s a sleek and stylish new UI floating around out there. Now, thankfully, no one will be forced to experience that anguish any longer. DON’T MISS: Latest big iPhone 6s leak finally answers the question on everyone’s mind OK, fine… YouTube’s new video player interface really isn’t that big of a deal. YouTube is the most popular video portal on the planet by a ridiculously huge margin though, and the site’s player interface is seen by each and every one of the millions of people who watch YouTube videos each day. YouTube’s UI has received a few
Germany's justice minister on Tuesday fired the chief prosecutor in an escalating row sparked by a controversial treason case against a blog accused of revealing state secrets. Justice Minister Heiko Maas said he had lost confidence in the chief prosecutor, Harald Range, who had hours earlier accused him of interfering in the judicial process. The unusual public clash centres on a treason probe Range launched against the blog Netzpolitik.org (Net politics) for publishing classified plans by Germany's domestic security agency to expand its Internet surveillance.
Those of us who are really into technology can tell the difference between iOS and Android instantly. There are plenty of people out there, however, who don’t pay all that much attention to these things and who buy iPhones on the basis of Apple’s brand power. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course, since Apple has a strong brand for a good reason. All the same, we couldn’t help but be amused when the pranksters who run the YouTube account Dit Is Normaal loaded Android onto an iPhone clone and successfully convinced Apple fans that it was a real iPhone running on iOS 9. MUST READ: T-Mobile is smoking rival carriers right now – here are the numbers Overall, the Apple fans questioned
There's big money to be made in the world of professional gaming and Microsoft is upping the ante with the Halo World Championship, a contest announced today at the annual Gamescom show in Cologne, Germany. An invitational is scheduled for this this Friday at 10am ET with gamers being able to watch the action on the Halo Channel or on Twitch, according to an announcement on the Halo website. While Halo was initially included in e-Sports, interest waned around 2012 and the first-person shooter game was dropped by Major League Gaming.
Thank god we're moving closer and closer to a paperless society, because dealing with printers still sucks. The printer destruction scene from Office Space rings just as true today as it did in 1999. Printer drivers, paper jams, running out of ink, it's all the worst (though the advent of wireless printing makes things marginally less horrible).
The wait is almost over, as Dr. Dre's first album in 16 years is set for release this Friday on iTunes and Apple Music. But Apple subscribers are getting a special treat: Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe took to Twitter today to announce that the album, Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, will stream uncensored on Apple Music Thursday night:Listen to the premiere of @drdre new album, Compton. Uncensored & exclusively on @AppleMusic, from 6pm - 9pm PDT Thursday August 6th.— Zane Lowe (@zanelowe) August 4, 2015