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Nintendo Labo VR Kit Review

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Nintendo Labo VR Kit Review What is Nintendo Labo VR Kit? The Nintendo Labo VR Kit   is the latest addition to Nintendo’s creative cardboard range, where users can build various cardboard controllers – shaped like a fishing rod, piano or steering wheel etc – for use with all sorts of fun mini games on the Nintendo Switch. Thanks to the introduction of virtual reality though, the VR Kit is perhaps the most exciting Labo entry yet. Since we’re talking about Nintendo here, this virtual reality doesn’t offer groundbreaking immersion or require a monster computer rig – all you need is the Switch console, a pair of Joy-Cons and all the cardboard cutouts, elastic bands and software bundled in the £35 VR Kit starter set. This means the Labo VR Kit is restricted to simple, bite-size experiences rather than a full-fledged video game and is certainly more akin to Google Cardboard than Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. That’s not an issue though, as Nintendo has made it clear Labo VR Kit is

Instagram will no longer be Showing Posts that go Against the Social Network's Guidelines!

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Instagram will no longer be Showing Posts that go Against the Social Network's Guidelines! Following in the footsteps of its parent company ( Facebook ), Instagram will now be restricting the reach of content that hardly complies with the community guidelines.  This basically means that such posts will be targeted which nearly violate the  platform’s guidelines  but still get a pass.  Although these posts cannot be banned as they do not violate the guidelines, Instagram will still take measures to prevent them from engaging a large chunk of audience. It will do so by not recommending them in the Explore Tab. Also, you might not find them while surfing through a hashtag.  It should be noted that if you follow an account that posts such content, you will be able to see those posts in your feed.  As of now, there’s no definite explanation for what type of content almost goes against the guidelines, however media reports and  a press release from Facebook  explains that, content that

Office 365 Security Unable to Detect a Large Number of Phishing Emails, Says Report

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Office 365 Security Unable to Detect a Large Number of Phishing Emails, Says Report According to  2019 Global Phish Report  by  Avanan  (a cloud security platform), out of 99, at least 1 email contains links or malicious attachments which are used for phishing attacks. Malware is still considered less risky than phishing which could be a huge security risk. Organizations which had employees ranging from 20 to 100,000 and used either Office 365 or G Suit as email platform, sent over 55 million emails to Avanan to carry out the analyses.  Total 52,379,886 emails through Office 365 were analyzed out of which 546,247 emails were seen as a part of the phishing campaign. Whereas on G Suit, out of 3,120,114 emails, only 0.5% (i.e 15,700) were marked as phishing emails. These emails were first checked through default security and later by Avanan so the company could look for emails with phishing attacks even if these were missed out somehow.  "30.3% of phishing emails sent to organiza

Google once again in Controversy after Several Inappropriate apps were Found to be Rated Suitable for Kids!

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Google once again in Controversy after Several Inappropriate apps were Found to be Rated Suitable for Kids! It looks like  disabling the comments  on  YouTube videos featuring children  wasn't enough for Google to get out of the inappropriate child-oriented content scandal.  Wired has recently reported  several Android apps on Play Store to Google. These apps were rated as kid-friendly but their content suggests otherwise. For example, the graphic Baby Panda Dental Care and the Zombie-centric game. Mad Max Zombies, all of such apps are given such ratings that make them seem suitable for kids. In addition to that, some apps even ask for permission to track device location.  Over 50 apps were reported to Google, out of which the tech giant has handled 16 until now. Some of these have been removed completely while others were re-released after revising the ratings and app requirements (permissions). However, many such kind of apps still remain untouchable with hundreds of thousand

Facebook’s New Update Will Commemorate the Dead

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Facebook’s New Update Will Commemorate the Dead Facebook has always made it a point to  commemorate the deceased . The social media platform has usually done this by mentioning the death in the profile of the deceased individual, but a recent update might just make it so that the deceased people will have an even better send off and their Facebook profiles would allow the community that resides on Facebook to feel a little more comfortable about how things are going down on the social media platform. Profiles tend to be memorialized after a person has died, but the new update is going to add a tributes section as well which is going to make it so that users who have something important to say about the person that has died will have a platform upon which they would be able to do it. "Over 30 million people view memorialized profiles every month to post stories, commemorate milestones and remember those who have passed away. The new tributes section expands on this, creating

Twitter Reduces the Number of Accounts a user can Follow per day by 60%, to Tackle the Ever-Rising Spam Issue!

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Twitter Reduces the Number of Accounts a user can Follow per day by 60%, to Tackle the Ever-Rising Spam Issue! There is no place for Spammers on Twitter and the Social Media Service has just proved that once again by limiting the number of accounts one can follow per day to 400 (the previous number was 1,000). This move will surely affect the spam accounts that violate  Twitter polices , by following and then immediately unfollowing other accounts, in hopes of expanding their network.  The same approach got a number of  services banned from Twitter’s API . The reason behind this follow spree is that many people give such accounts a follow back in return, and don’t realize that the accounts weren’t legit.  "Verified Twitter accounts are able to follow up to 1,000 accounts per day.", explained Twitter team in a  Help Center page . Although Twitter’s decision of banning such services was praiseworthy, it should be noted that it would only affect those who aimed to generate

Why Buying a Local SEO Package will Help Rank Your Business in Google

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Why Buying a Local SEO Package will Help Rank Your Business in Google More and more businesses are now looking to have an online presence and if a business hopes to have continued success, they have to be able to take advantage of the ever increasing online market for their product or service. Businesses can achieve an online presence by advertising and one choice can be to use the paid advertising services offered by for example Google or Facebook but the main disadvantage there is that the advertising will always have to be paid for, which can reduce profits in the long term. Local companies are more and more looking towards Search Engine Optimisation (or SEO for short) as a way to allow them a continued online presence for their local customers. Smart companies realise that purchasing  Local SEO Packages  represents a worthwhile long term investment for their brand and although they initially will have to set a budget, the long term benefits can be well worth the investment as if

What’s the Most Widely Used Email Client in the World?

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What’s the Most Widely Used Email Client in the World? The internet is starting to get old, so much so that some of the things that we used to do while using the internet which seemed downright incredible are starting to seem a little less so because of the fact that we have begun to get used to them. A good example of this is email, which used to be considered a highly revolutionary communication medium because of the fact that it allowed you to send messages instantly to people that were thousands of miles away using the internet. Emails are now so commonplace that we barely even think about them anymore. However, how exactly do we send emails? By this we are trying to ask what the most popular email client in the world is. Now, most of you are probably going to jump to the conclusion that Gmail would be the single most popular email client in the world, and to a certain extent you would be right. However, the fact of the matter is that while Gmail does have a 26% market share