In its first blog published since the acquisition by Elon Musk, Twitter has assured users and partners that "Twitter 2.0" is on its way to becoming the (safe) town square of the internet.
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Twitter has announced that it has begun testing editable tweets internally, and you may start seeing them on the platform. The feature will be rolled out exclusively to Twitter Blue later this month.
Twitter is testing out a new way to amplify its app usage, and enhance the Twitter experience for those who are new to the social media platform, by offering a test-drive experience in its iOS app.
Microsoft has rolled out its revamped "One Outlook" app to Office Insiders in the Beta Channel. Although it lacks feature parity with the existing offering, there are a bunch of new capabilities too.
With the Internet Explorer 11 desktop app retiring and going out of support on June 15, 2022, you'll still be able to use the same IE11 apps and sites in Microsoft Edge with IE Mode.
A Twitter representative has said that the company is testing the insertion of ads in replies to tweets. It's possible that this experience will be opt-in and creators will receive an ad revenue cut.
Google has released Android 12 Beta 4. The OS has now reached Platform Stability which means that APIs and app-facing behaviors have been finalized. Developers should now focus on testing their apps.
It seems like everybody and their uncle is implementing Snapchat-like Stories nowadays. Multiple TikTok users have spotted that the company is currently testing the capability on a limited scale.
NASA has announced it'll carry out the final Green Run test for the SLS' core stage. This will be the final core stage test before Artemis I in November which will integrate SLS and Orion.
Microsoft has begun testing a built-in "Math Solver" in Edge Canary. It allows users to enter equations or just crop them from the screen, with the output showing detailed working for solving them.
Microsoft is testing a new 'Web Capture' feature in Edge Canary that lets users snip a part of a webpage and either save it or share it. The tool is currently in very limited A/B testing.
Elon Musk confirmed that the floating spaceports would be refurbished oil platforms complete with a hyperloop for transportation to and from dry land. They will be intended for the Starship rocket.
The Linux Mint 20 beta ISO images are currently being tested for public consumption. Once released, the public can give last-minute feedback before the official ISOs are made available.
Apple has awarded COPAN Diagnostics with $10 million which is expected to boost production of COVID-19 testing kits. COPAN Diagnostics will use the money to develop a million tests per week by July.
Last month, the firm opened up 100,000 jobs amidst increased demand. Now the firm has stated that all those positions have been filled up and a further 75,000 people will be hired.
Alphabet's Verily is helping fight the Coronavirus by setting up testing sites in California. It has also created an online tool to help people figure out if they have the disease.
As usual, quit a few things happened in the world of Microsoft this week. Patch Tuesday came and went, as did the company's dual-screen focused Developer Day event, and more. Catch up below.
With Warshipping, a palm-sized single-board computer connected wirelessly to a laptop miles away can be used to infiltrate an enterprise's network essentially gaining access to its critical data.
Video tagging is a new feature being tested with a some of Instagram's users. However, the capability is currently only usable by users of Instagram's mobile app, not by those using the web version.
Google is currently working on built-in lazy loading capabilities in Chrome, which allow for significantly faster page load times, as only specific website elements will be loaded instead of all.
DxOMark recently awarded the Galaxy S9+ the distinction of being the best smartphone camera in the market, which scored an impressive 99 on their testing while dethroning Google's Pixel 2.
It appears that Facebook is testing a "Downvote" button which allows users to mark questionable comments as misleading, offensive, or off-topic. However, it is only intended for comment moderation.
Facebook is experimenting with a new interface for its comments feature, bringing the display closer to the Messages graphic format. The tweak shows how the company is moving towards visual synergy.
The government's own independent investigation into the fiery mishaps of the Samsung Note 7 came to a close today. The agency responsible reported that the phone's hardware wasn't to blame.
Bluboo, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has put the battery of one of their smartphones through a series of "battery safety tests" all to show that their phones don't explode like the Galaxy Note7.
Why does it take so long for new Windows 10 Mobile preview builds to be released? Simple: Windows 10 Mobile can't be patched in the same way that PC builds can, as Microsoft's Gabe Aul noted today.
Denim rolled out to Verizon's Lumia 822 and 928 in December, with the promise of the Icon being updated in "early 2015" - but the Icon's update is still being worked on, with no firm release date set.
OnePlus has posted a video showing the testing process of the OnePlus One, putting it through a series of challenges. One of the challenges includes a "sit test," likely referring to #bendgate.
In the age of "if it is on the internet, it must be true," many people fall victim to sites like The Onion. In an effort to curb misunderstandings, Facebook is testing a [Satire] news tag on the links
Xbox One controllers have been stress-tested to endure being dropped, as well as over 3m button presses, ensuring that they should last ten years - Microsoft's projected lifespan for its new console.
Historically, Facebook has given its employees iPhones. But with the explosion of Android devices, they are now looking for employees to switch to Android to better test their Android Facebook apps.
In a new blog post, Microsoft offers up some advice for Windows 8 app developers on how they can automate the practice of testing their apps before they are released.
HTC has extended an invitation to join a new beta program 'to experience the future of software and services for your Windows Phone today' - but you'll have to hurry... places are limited!
Along with the RTM announcement for Windows 8, Microsoft also gave out a few statistics about how many times the platform was tested across its many months of developments and release cycles.
It looks like Google is testing a new homepage bar that brings it more inline with it's other products in terms of design and functionality.
Microsoft announced some staggering statistics about Windows 7, IE9 and a new feature to Windows 8, Windows Assessment Console.
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