Monday, January 20, 2020

#TRENDING10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #3 (January 2020)

Another weekend means another edition of our exclusive #TRENDING10 where we pick the best stories and tech trends.This week features Spotify, MTN Ghana, Instagram, Microsoft, Fornite and always a pick from our highly rated how-to's and guides (tutorials).

#TRENDING10 - Top 10 Tech News / Trends of the Week #3 (January 2020)

MTN Internet Service Down: Affecting Millions of Users in Ghana and West Africa

The internet connectivity of Millions of users in sub-Saharan Africa was disrupted for nearly two days due a submarine fibre cut in Europe. READ

Farewell to the GOAT ...

Microsoft is ending Support for Windows 7

As the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and sadly that is true for arguably the most popular, convenient and reliable operating system the PC has ever seen. READ

Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia after two years

Turkey’s two-and-a-half-year ban on Wikipedia was lifted on Wednesday, after the country’s Constitutional Court ruled against it, according to The New York Times.

Finally the long-awaited feature will soon arrive

Instagram DMs are coming to the web

Instagram is rolling a major update to their desktop web app to include the long-awaited Direct Message feature which has been missing from the web version of the app since its launch. READ

Ninja is getting his own skin in 'Fortnite'

The former twitch streamer (currently streaming exclusively on Mixer) made the announcement circa 3 PM GMT on Wednesday, January 15th. The skin went live on the Epic store the day after his announcement.

Ninja is getting his own skin in 'Fortnite'

Google announced a few days ago their plans to bring more than 120 games to its cloud gaming service Stadia in 2020 and is planning to offer more than 10 Stadia-exclusive games for the first half of the year.

The kings of "playlisting" are back at again... 

Spotify will make a playlist for your Pet

We all know Spotify is arguably the best at curating playlists for their millions of users but this time their taking it to a whole new level. Spotify's algorithm will make a playlist of 30 songs based on your answers to a few questions about your pet, factoring in your own listening habits. Visit spotify.com/pets for more.

Still in the new year vibe ...

Our best iPhone apps of 2019

From games to the apps that helped us chill out and the ones that gave us second thoughts about our privacy. Apple's release of the iPhone 11 and some introduction services have made most of the apps we used more important. Apple did theirs, here's ours.

As always, for the 10th -- here's one of our highly rated tutorials

Social Media Brand-building Tools - How to Schedule Your Tweets, Instagram & Facebook Posts

Most of the widely used social media apps and sites do not directly support the feature that allows you to schedule your interactions on the platform, here's simple guide to boost your socials for your business or individual accounts. READ

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