Tag: Reddit

Reddit Is Testing A ‘News’ Tab In Its iOS App

Coming soon to Reddit: a dedicated news tab. Following an alpha release in May, the website has now rolled the feature out into beta, and early feedback seems to be encouraging.

Apps/Software June 24, 2018

Reddit's First Redesign In Over A Decade Is Rolling Out Now

Reddit's new design just went live but only for about 1 percent for its users. The redesign provides a more organized viewing of topics and a more modern look fitting for 'the front page of the internet.'

Internet April 3, 2018

Check Out The Announcement Trailer For 'Way To The Woods,' A Studio Ghibli-Inspired PC Game

'Way to the Woods' received a new announcement trailer that showcases its gameplay. According to the developer, Studio Ghibli movies gave him inspiration.

Video Games March 6, 2018

Bill Gates Says That Cryptocurrencies Are A Cause Of Death

While answering questions for a Reddit AMA, Bill Gates was asked about cryptocurrencies, and his answer was surprising. Bill Gates mentioned many criticisms of cryptocurrencies and said that they are a cause of death.

Viral March 2, 2018

After Pornhub, Reddit Is Also Banning Communities That Share AI-Generated ‘Deepfakes’ Celebrity Porn Videos

Reddit has shut down the deepfakes subreddit and other similar communities who share and distribute fake celebrity porn. These types of videos are made without the consent of the actors and powered by artificial intelligence.

Internet February 9, 2018

Reddit Adds Second Layer Of Security With Two-Factor Authentication

After thorough beta testing with Reddit users, moderators, and third-party app developers the company has brought a new security feature. Users will be able to keep their account safer with two-factor authentication.

Internet January 27, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale's Success Could Spell The Doom Of Epic Games' Other Game 'Paragon'

Epic Games said 'Fortnite Battle Royale' is a monumental success, which could lead to the likely death of the 'Paragon.' The latter is yet to become a “mainstream success” and progress has slowed down, no thanks to the rising popularity of 'Fortnite.'.

Video Games January 18, 2018

Bing Gets AI-Powered Features To Improve Search Results, Reddit Integration To Help You Scour Subreddits

Microsoft is beefing up Bing with AI-powered features and an integration with Reddit. Now users can get more comprehensive answers and thoroughly search thousands of subreddits.

Internet December 14, 2017

Essential Phone Reddit AMA: Android Oreo Update, Touch Fix, Night Mode, And More Confirmed

The Essential Phone will receive an Android Oreo public beta in the coming weeks, in addition to night mode and other much-needed performance fixes. Essential also confirmed the status of the white variant, saying it’ll ship soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2017

The Essential Phone Will Bring Back The Headphone Jack; Android 8.0 Oreo Update Coming Soon

In a Reddit AMA with Andy Rubin, it was revealed that the Essential Phone will revive the headphone jack through an accessory, and that the Android 8.0 Oreo update is coming soon. Will you be buying the $700 smartphone now?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2017

Reddit Teams Up With Foursquare To Add Location Tags: Don't Worry, It's Optional

Reddit and Foursquare have signed a deal to bring location tags to Reddit posts. The feature is rolling out to the Reddit mobile apps, and it's completely optional, so those who prefer to post anonymously can continue to do so.

Internet May 31, 2017

Reddit To Get Profile Pages Soon: Doomed To Become A Facebook, Twitter Clone?

Reddit is changing in a big but familiar way with the new profile pages, making it reminiscent of social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Internet March 22, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Owners Encountering Bluetooth Issues, February Security Patch To Blame?

Google Pixel and Pixel XL users are facing a bizarre Bluetooth connectivity issue. It is believed that the problem has been introduced in the smartphones by Google's February security patch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2017

Tiny Trump Memes Are Taking Reddit By Storm

Photoshopped images of President Donald Trump became overnight sensations at Reddit. The images, which are also now circulating at Twitter, are expected to anger the president, who is known for being conscious about his image.

Internet February 19, 2017

Reddit Bans 2 Controversial Alt-Right Subreddits For Violating Site’s Doxxing Policy

Reddit has officially shut down two alt-right subreddits for publishing personal information about the person who punched Richard Spencer, a right-wing extremist, in the face. Such a move violated the site’s doxxing policy.

Internet February 2, 2017

Avocado Ripeness Chart Showing How To Pick By Color Goes Viral On Reddit, But Is It Accurate?

A chart posted by a Reddit user purporting to show how to pick whether an avocado is ripe based on color has gone massively viral. Some commenters have disputed the validity of the chart, however.

Internet January 27, 2017

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Owners Report Early Shutdown Issue Too: Nexus 6P Just The Beginning?

After the Nexus 6P, some Google Pixels are also experiencing early shutdowns where the devices turn off even when they still have around 20 to 30 percent remaining battery.

Google December 28, 2016

Nexus 6P Owners Are Reporting Bootloop Issues On Their Phones

Nexus 6P owners are complaining about their devices getting bricked after updating to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Google has previously stated that it is already investigating this issue but some fear it is no longer interested in developing a fix because of the small number of users affected.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2016

'Hearthstone' Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan Bug: Blizzard Launches Fix, Offers Free Packs

Blizzard has rolled out a 'Hearthstone' patch to fix a bug relating to the Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan's tri-class cards. The game studio said that players will receive 33 percent of the total packs they opened before the fix as compensation.

Video Games December 2, 2016

Reddit To Penalize 'Most Toxic Users' And Restrict Reach Of Pro-Trump Subreddit

Reddit has quarantined the r/the_donald subreddit due to the toxic behavior of several of its users. Its administrators also announced that more than a hundred users will get warnings, timeouts or even outright bans for trolling.

Internet November 30, 2016

OnePlus 3T Explained Via Reddit AMA: Why It Was Launched, Why There's No Daydream Support And More

The OnePlus team hosted a Reddit AMA event to answer the public's questions about its latest OnePlus 3T smartphone and OS updates, among others. It also shared a bit of its future plans for the OnePlus range.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 25, 2016

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman Admits Editing Trump Supporters' Posts That Insulted And Criticized Him

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman confessed to editing pro-Trump users' posts that are filled with insults and criticisms. In a statement Huffman narrated how and why he did the editing for one hour.

Internet November 24, 2016

Facebook Starts Testing Public Chat Groups With 'Rooms' Feature For Messenger: More Ways To Connect On The Platform?

Facebook is now fine-tuning a new feature that will let Messenger users talk to strangers. The real-time conversation transpires within a public chat room devoted to user-created topics.

Internet November 14, 2016

Google Offering Some Pixel And Pixel XL Customers Free $50 Google Play Credit

Google is facing delays in shipping its new Pixel and Pixel XL to customers, as sales have exceeded expecations. Some customers are receiving emails with an apology and $50 Google Play credit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2016

This Cat Has The Most Terrifying Reaction To His Human Dressing Up As A Cat

Talk about being a scaredy cat this Halloween. A cat owner dressed up as a lifesized version of his pet, leaving his kitty in a state of pure shock.

Viral October 31, 2016

LG V20 Owners Are Reporting That Camera Glass Breaks Easily: Fragile Components Used?

This early, some LG V20 owners are reporting that the glass panel that covers the handset's camera easily shatters. LG has not issued a statement yet, but the company did not use sapphire glass for the covering component.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk In Reddit AMA: Domes And Droids Will Allow People To Live On Mars

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk held an Ask Me Anything session on popular online forum Reddit. In the session, Musk said that geodesic domes and miner/tunneling droids will play a role in the company's plan to colonize Mars.

Space October 24, 2016

Hackers Target Dyn, Disrupt Major Websites Such As PayPal, Reddit And More: What Are DDoS Attacks?

A massive DDoS attack occurred on Friday, targeting online infrastructure company Dyn and sites under it such as Twitter, Spotify and PayPal to be down. A DDoS attack, or a distributed denial of service, targets a specific site and causes it to malfunction.

Security October 22, 2016

Massive DDoS Attack Takes Down Netflix, Twitter, Spotify And More On East Coast

The web provider Dyn announced that it suffered from a DDoS cyber attack on Friday morning, which caused many sites like Netflix, Twitter and Reddit to be down on the East Coast.

Security October 21, 2016

Amazon Japan Enters Manga Space With New Kindle Paperwhite That Sports 32 GB Of Storage

Amazon's new Kindle Manga Model boasts of significantly larger storage space as well as performance improvements such as faster page turning and higher resolution display.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 Owners Can't Get A Refund For Their Gear VR Because It 'Works With Other Samsung Devices'

Samsung denied the return and refund of a Gear VR headset that was bought in conjunction with the Galaxy Note 7. The South Korean electronics manufacturer reasons that it 'works with other Samsung devices.'

Gadgets October 16, 2016

'Destiny' Players Beat 'Rise Of Iron' Wrath Of The Machine Raid Boss Without Guns [Video]

A group of six warlocks took down the final boss in 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' Wrath of the Machine Raid without firing a shot. The strategy relied on the use of red plates and tons of grenade.

Video Games October 11, 2016

'Overwatch' Leak: Alleged Images Of Sombra, Blizzard's Plans This Halloween Surface

'Overwatch' will reportedly hold Halloween-themed events, which include loot boxes containing more than 100 items, a survival brawl and the launch of the new Sombra hero.

Video Games October 10, 2016

'No Man's Sky' Subreddit Has Been Shut Down And The Community Isn't Pleased [UPDATE]

In the latest incident of the ongoing 'No Man's Sky' saga, the subreddit has been shut down by a mod because of it becoming a 'hate-filled wastehole of no actual discussion.'

Video Games October 5, 2016

Elon Musk Is Furious: No More Discounts On New Tesla Cars

Elon Musk was furious upon learning that discounts are being offered by the company's salespeople to buyers of pristine Tesla cars. The Tesla CEO explains the rationale behind discounts.

Car Tech October 3, 2016

Original 'Destiny' Progress Might Not Transfer To 'Destiny 2', And That Has Some Fans Worried

Bungie once talked about a 10-year plan for 'Destiny,' but new rumors regarding 'Destiny 2' have some players worried.

Video Games September 29, 2016

Bethesda Memorializes Fan As A 'Fallout 4' NPC In Nuka-World DLC

A fan who passed away this summer now lives on in 'Fallout 4's' new DLC.

Video Games September 2, 2016

Some 'No Man's Sky' Players Are Finding Their Discoveries Are Being Erased

Documenting and naming new planets and wildlife is one of the key features of 'No Man's Sky.' So, what happens when that feature doesn't seem to be working?

Video Games August 26, 2016

LG G5 Issues Piling Up: Defective Cam Plus Modules, Power Buttons, Gaps In Construction And More

LG G5 owners are filling social media forums with complaints about faulty devices, and some have even replaced their handsets several times because of technical issues. Read on and be amazed by the experience some users had with the LG G5.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 18, 2016

Twenty One Pilots' 'Suicide Squad' Track 'Heathens' Leak: Reddit Refuses To Cooperate With Atlantic Records

Reddit has fired back at Atlantic Records’ request for a court order to hand over the IP address of the user who posted a link to the leaked 'Suicide Squad' soundtrack song 'Heathens' by Twenty One Pilots. Reddit argues that the poster is not necessarily the same person who leaked the song.

Internet August 18, 2016

Twenty One Pilots 'Suicide Squad' Track 'Heathens' Leak: Altlantic Records Subpoenas Reddit To Find The Culprit

Atlantic Records has subpoenaed online forum Reddit over the leaked Twenty One Pilots song from the 'Suicide Squad' soundtrack. A link to 'Heathens' was posted on the site by an unnamed culprit that Atlantic wants to track down.

Internet August 5, 2016

'No Man's Sky' Recent Spoilers Get Fans Worried Before Official Release, But A Major Update Is Already In Tow

Fans of 'No Man’s Sky' were saddened to read that the Sci-Fi survival exploration game is seriously bugged, but the team at Hello Games recently announced that a big update patch will fix the issues and add more content.

Video Games August 5, 2016

One 'No Man's Sky' Player Has Already Reached The Center Of Its Galaxy, But He's Not Telling What He Found (Yet)

Early impressions for 'No Man's Sky' are beginning to emerge, including news that players can reach the center of its supposedly near-infinite galaxy in a mere 30 hours.

Video Games August 1, 2016

Ubisoft Is Asking 'Assassin's Creed' Fans To Help Fix The In-Game Economy

Making money has always been something of a nuisance in Assassin's Creed games, and Ubisoft is finally taking the time to figure out exactly what fans want from an in-game economy.

Movies/TV Shows July 22, 2016

Reddit Confirms It Now Tracks All External Links You Access, But You Can Opt Out

Reddit has completed its outbound clicks rollout, now tracking everyone's external links. Should you not want to be tracked, you can opt out.

Internet July 8, 2016

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