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Day: November 22, 2017

  • With the latest Minecraft update, released today, Windows 10 players can now strap on a headset and craft, explore and survive in three whole dimensions (four if you count time!) using the power of Windows Mixed Reality. We’ve already dabbled in VR with our support for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR. Now, Windows Mixed Reality brings you even more options to 3D-ify your crafty fun, and requires next to no set-up. Just plug the headset into the USB slot and you’re good to go. Minecraft Microsoft has been a great ambassador for Minecraft.  
  • One of the last foreign-run tools for online communication in China appears to be in trouble with the authorities here. For almost a month, Skype, the internet phone call and messaging service, has been unavailable on a number of sites where apps are downloaded in China, including Apple’s app store in the country. “We have been notified by the Ministry of Public Security that a number of voice over internet protocol apps do not comply with local law. Therefore these apps have been removed from the app store in China,” an Apple spokeswoman said Tuesday in an emailed statement responding to questions about Skype’s disappearance from the app store. “These apps remain available in all other markets where they do business.” New York Times Facebook, YouTube, and Google are blocked but Skype is a huge tool for people traveling internationally this bad for Skype and travelers.
  • Warning: Exciting news ahead… -Android device users (O or later) now can enjoy YouTube TV with Android picture-in-picture. Keep watching your favorite show while you move among other apps like email or messaging. Multitask away. Google Play Store More fun with the YouTube TV app this great for sports.