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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 25 February 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted 3 months ago
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OpenSea confirms hacker stole NFTs 'worth £1.25m' from 32 users

According to the blockchain analysis company PeckShield, at least 254 non-fungible tokens were stolen as a result of an unknown attack.

Reddit app revamp adds a Discover Tab for finding communities, new navigation

Reddit launches the first major change to its mobile app in over two years with the addition of a new Discover Tab, offering personalized recommendations, as well as a revamped navigation system that includes new Community and Profile menus where users can quickly access and reorganize their subscriptions or access their profile settings.

Google is ditching Chrome’s data saver mode on Android

Google has announced it will soon remove a feature of Chrome for Android that for years helped people cut down on their mobile data usage. Per 9to5Google, Chrome’s “Lite mode” will go away with the release of Chrome version M100 in late March. Lite mode was originally known as Data Saver when Google first introduced it on Android back in 2014.

Siri gets a new voice in iOS 15.4 beta

The latest beta of iOS 15.4 adds a fifth American voice for its Siri voice assistant. Apple’s user-facing interface simply calls it “Voice 5,” but iOS Developer Steve Moser reports that its filename refers to the new voice as “Quinn.”

Daft Punk streamed a 1997 concert on Twitch and it may have been your only chance to see it

Daft Punk may have announced their split exactly one year ago today, but the famous electronic music duo made a surprise reappearance on the internet Tuesday and streamed footage from a 1997 concert on Twitch.