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Day: January 16, 2019

  • Hulu Support Confirms via Twitter that the latest version of the Hulu app for Windows 10 is now a progressive web app. @hulu_support Hi, I just opened the Hulu app on my Surface Go and look what I saw. Are you guys making a Progressive Web App for Windows 10? pic.twitter.com/DwOHbFKfLN — Jonny A. Caldwell (@JonnyACaldwell) January 15, 2019 Hi there, Jonny! That’s correct. We are updating our Windows 10 app to a progressive web app version. It’s being rolled out slowly, but we should see it become available for all Windows 10 viewers in the coming weeks! — Hulu Support (@hulu_support) January 15, 2019
  • January 16, 2019

    Walgreens Partners With Microsoft

    Brad Sams from Petri.com reports via Twitter that the Walgreens Microsoft partnership will, in fact, includes 380,000 licenses of Microsoft 365. 380,000 Walgreens employees moving to Microsoft 365. Someone is getting a yuge bonus for landing that. — Brad Sams (@bdsams) January 15, 2019
  • It was first discovered on Twitter that Apple is making battery cases with long battery life for the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case iPhone XS Max Smart Battery Case iPhone XR Smart Battery Case Holy mother! Apple is making smart battery cases, including one for the iPhone XR https://t.co/GaxcJrVdxZ? — Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern) January 15, 2019
  • January 16, 2019

    DuckDuckGo Is Adding Apple Maps

    DuckDuckGo which has been a secure alternative to users not wanting to use Google for search is now adding a map feature using Apple MapKit JS. While this is a huge feature add for DuckDuckGo this is a huge win for Apple who is known for keeping users privacy safe at all costs. DuckDuckGo announced in a blog post “We’re excited to announce that map and address-related searches on DuckDuckGo for mobile and desktop are now powered by Apple’s MapKit JS framework, giving you a valuable combination of mapping and privacy. As one of the first global companies using Apple MapKit JS, we can now offer users improved address searches, additional visual features, enhanced satellite imagery, and continually updated maps already in use on billions of Apple devices worldwide.“ It is important to note while I am sure DuckDuckGo and Apple are both trying to put out the best product possible Apple MapKit JS is still in Beta. Apple Maps can be used in two ways on DuckDuckGo either through embedded private search results or from the “Maps” tab on the search result page. DuckDuckGo allows you to search Apple Maps on five different set of criteria By Address By Geographical Location Local Business Listings By Type of Business By Nearby Places It is very nice to see DuckDuckGo putting security first going on to say in their post “At DuckDuckGo, we believe getting the privacy you deserve online should be as simple as closing the blinds. Naturally, our strict privacy policy of not collecting or sharing any personal information extends to this integration. We do not send any personally identifiable information such as IP address to Apple or other third parties. For local searches, where your approximate location information is sent by your browser to us, we discard it immediately after use....