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Instagram Is Testing a Tool That Will Let You Stealthily Send DMs at Work – Gizmodo

Instagram Is Testing a Tool That Will Let You Stealthily Send DMs at Work...

Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP (Getty)Instagram is testing the ability for users to access their direct messages from the web, meaning that you may finally be able to send and share messages—on the low, of course—during work hours. A spokesperson for Instagram told Gizmodo by email that the test is rolling out beginning today to “a small…
Instagram Is Testing Desktop DMs – BuzzFeed News

Instagram Is Testing Desktop DMs – BuzzFeed News

For many people, Instagram direct messages are one of their main methods of communication. Chatting with friends, sliding into DMs, or even doing customer service or professional work. For years, the only way to do this has been over the phone app. Even though there's an Instagram website where you can browse, search, like, and…
Google already testing Stadia on non-Pixel Android phones – 9to5Google

Google already testing Stadia on non-Pixel Android phones – 9to5Google

Playing AAA titles on a phone is a rather futuristic experience that helps sell the promise of Stadia. So far, that’s been limited to Pixel devices, though the goal is to have the streaming service work on every screen. Fortunately, Google is already testing Stadia on non-Pixel Android phones. In recent weeks, reports have come…
Spotify Is Testing a New Social Feature That Could Add a Human Touch to Discovery – Gizmodo

Spotify Is Testing a New Social Feature That Could Add a Human Touch to...

Screenshot: Spotify (Gizmodo)It appears Spotify is prototyping a function to allow users to more easily discover what their friends are listening to most.The feature was discovered by researcher and reverse-engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong and first reported by TechCrunch on Wednesday. As TechCrunch noted, a landing page is currently accessible here, though its features and…
Automated web app testing startup ProdPerfect raises $13M Series A led by Anthos Capital

Automated web app testing startup ProdPerfect raises $13M Series A led by Anthos Capital

This morning ProdPerfect, a technology startup focused on web application testing, announced a $13 million Series A led by Anthos Capital. Anthos is perhaps best known for investing in Honey, a startup which recently sold to PayPal for several billion dollars. ProdPerfect, a remote-focused company, closed a $2.6 million Seed round earlier in 2019. Fika Ventures and Eniac Ventures took part in the Series…
Netflix is testing new price plans with big discounts if you buy a year at a time – BGR

Netflix is testing new price plans with big discounts if you buy a year...

Disney+ has been available for only a month and the streaming service is already is a huge success for Disney. Not only do you get access to plenty of new and old Disney shows, but the Disney+ subscription is actually cheaper than any of Disney’s rivals. For $6.99, you get support for four simultaneous Disney+…
The Pirate Bay is testing pirate streaming again

The Pirate Bay is testing pirate streaming again

With a solid connection, it appears to work well and delivers the same quality as the torrent you selected. According to the site, the maximum possible download size is limited to 20GB. It's not clear whether The Pirate Bay or a third party runs the site, though Torrent Freak observed that it has a "Kopimi"…

Low-Cost VPS Testing

Last time around I was looking for a large dedicated VPS in the $100/month price range. Since then I have started deploying a lot more tiny cloud instances that cost less than $10/month to run just one or two apps. So this time around I am looking for the best bang for the buck for…
Testing T-Mobile’s Low-Band 5G: Let’s Call it 4.9G – PCMag

Testing T-Mobile’s Low-Band 5G: Let’s Call it 4.9G – PCMag

T-Mobile gave me a OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren to test its new 'low-band' 5G for a few days, and the new network feels like good 4G. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. HAWAII—T-Mobile showed the longest-distance 5G signal I've ever seen…
Testing this 108MP camera makes me wish the Samsung Galaxy S11 DOESN’T have one – PhoneArena

Testing this 108MP camera makes me wish the Samsung Galaxy S11 DOESN’T have one...

This article may contain personal views and opinion from the author. Samsung's recently announced 108MP camera sensor is a curious piece of tech – not only for the sheer number of megapixels that it packs, but also because a version of it might end up in the Samsung Galaxy S11 next year. But on top…

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Find stuff in org-mode anywhere (2017)

I used emacsql to create and interact with a sqlite3 database. It is a lispy way to generate SQL queries. I will not talk about the code much here, you can see this version org-db.el . The database design consists of several tables that contain the filenames, headlines, tags, properties, (optionally) headline-content, headline-tags, headline-properties, and…

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