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Google’s next-gen reCAPTCHA test will disappear if it concludes you’re human

Google’s next-gen reCAPTCHA test will disappear if it concludes you’re human ), chances are you’ve had to transcribe a series of blurry letters and digits to a blank box.One of the most widely adopted forms is Google’s reCAPTCHA, which displays as many as 100 million tests every day.

Playable Ads in Windows devices let users ‘stream’ full app functionality

Playable Ads in Windows devices let users ‘stream’ full app functionality In essence, this would let users ‘stream’ an application, giving them an idea of what the full app is like.It means users don’t need to download and install an app to find out what it’s like to use.

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS

Safari-like Reading List feature makes its way to Chrome beta on iOS Why it matters to you Reading List is a useful tool that can help organize, sync, and enable content for offline reading, and is sure to be a welcome addition for Chrome users on iOS.Google’s Chrome browser for iOS is taking a page from Safari — literally.

Money talks: Steam user ratings no longer count reviews from free weekend players

Money talks: Steam user ratings no longer count reviews from free weekend players Now, Valve is tweaking the way ratings work in an attempt to decrease the influence of individuals who received the games they’re reviewing for free.Reviews from users who didn’t pay for the game in question will no longer contribute to its user score, according to a report from Polygon.

Modern web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee speaks out about its biggest challenges

Modern web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee speaks out about its biggest challenges On March 12, the World Wide Web celebrated its 28th birthday — or, more accurately, the 28th anniversary of a proposal for the project that was submitted by its creator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.To mark the occasion, Berners-Lee published a message outlining what he views as the three biggest challenges that the web faces today.

Pandora Premium ad-free streaming service kicks off at $10 per month

Pandora Premium ad-free streaming service kicks off at $10 per month It’s called Pandora Premium, and it offers on-demand and offline access to more than 40 million songs for $10 a month.The bulk of the Pandora Premium experience takes place within a smartphone app.

Sony’s ‘superception’ VR tech could let users see virtual worlds through another’s eyes

Sony’s ‘superception’ VR tech could let users see virtual worlds through another’s eyes The company calls this “superception,” and it promises to add another layer to the VR experience, as Engadget reports.” Specifically, Sony asserts that sharing perspectives can increase empathy among VR users while allowing each user to gain a more powerful perceptual capability.

You can preload ‘Splatoon 2’ Testfire and stare at a sad placeholder screen

You can preload ‘Splatoon 2’ Testfire and stare at a sad placeholder screen Launching it brings you to a menu screen that states, “The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire hasn’t started yet.The preemptive availability was likely made to curb any chance of server download issues on the eShop when Testfire goes live.

With Snapchat Bitmojis, you can now put your favorite friends on speed chat

With Snapchat Bitmojis, you can now put your favorite friends on speed chat The new shortcut comes after Android users first noticed the feature last week, now available outside beta testing for both Android and iOS users.More: Snap’s historic stock market debut turned its founders into multibillionaires For Android, the update allows users to put their friends right on the home screen.

Latest Windows 10 preview build makes it even harder to dodge updates

Latest Windows 10 preview build makes it even harder to dodge updates One of Microsoft’s biggest ambitions for Windows 10 is to ensure that all Windows users are keeping pace with the latest updates.The build makes an important change to the Windows Update section of the Settings utility.

Windows 7, 8.1 users with newer Intel, AMD CPUs will soon lose Windows Update

Windows 7, 8.1 users with newer Intel, AMD CPUs will soon lose Windows Update It seems that Microsoft is preparing to implement a new strategy to convince PC users with systems that utilize certain processors to upgrade to Windows 10.1 that are fitted with newer CPUs will soon be unable to receive updates via Windows Update.

Skip the pre-made stickers, make your own with PicsArt’s latest editing tool

Skip the pre-made stickers, make your own with PicsArt’s latest editing tool Snapchat may have brought photo stickers into the spotlight, but photo editing app PicsArt is making them personal.The new suite of editing tools means users can create their own stickers from their own images or one of the app’s six million free-to-edit photos.

Reddit users will soon be able to add profile pics and bios to their profiles

Reddit users will soon be able to add profile pics and bios to their profiles On Tuesday, the social network began rolling out a new profile page design that takes a cue from Facebook and Twitter: Users can make posts directly to pages, and users who log in can follow profiles for new posts.The changes haven’t gone live for the larger Reddit community just yet.

Like a Siri for travel, HelloGbye is a new streamlined travel-planning app

Like a Siri for travel, HelloGbye is a new streamlined travel-planning app A new iOS app aims to take travelers from hello to goodbye even faster with streamlined travel planning.On HelloGbye, users can verbally ask or type in their travel wishes and the app will display a number of itinerary options including airfare and hotels.

Mouse’s facial recognition camera is a cost-effective way to use Windows Hello

Mouse’s facial recognition camera is a cost-effective way to use Windows Hello However, Japanese manufacturer Mouse Computers offers a camera that can do the job without breaking the bank.The company is fielding the Mouse facial recognition camera for Windows Hello, a cost-effective peripheral that is available on Amazon.

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’ Sometime soon, Instagram plans to start blurring out “sensitive photos and videos” from your feed or a user’s profile.Moreover, the app has made two-factor authentication available to everyone, helping you keep your account safe.

Likes arrive for Facebook Messenger — along with a few new reactions

Likes arrive for Facebook Messenger — along with a few new reactions Why it matters to you Really like that photo your friend sent you through a private message on Facebook?On Thursday, Facebook introduced Messenger Reactions and Mentions, bringing likes and tags to the dedicated messaging app.