Apple, it's time to bring the iPhone up to speed with modern messaging standards (RCS).

Play nice with Android!

android.com/get-the-message/

Amazon buying iRobot for $1.7B is not that far-fetched. I’m really not surprised and it’s a good acquisition for them.

cnn.com/2022/08/05/tech/amazon

I have compiled a short list of Instagram alternatives for those seeking to de-Facebook, eh I mean, de-META, themselves.

- Flickr (cross-platform)
- glass.photo (iOS only + web profiles)
- @pixelfed (in beta)
- VSCO (cross-platform)
- PicsArt (cross-platform)

Alex boosted

@OrlanRod it's illegal to provide fake information to the ICANN registry. The only solution is to purchase privacy registration. Many registrars offer it for free such as Google, Hover, and Namecheap.

@cleanycloth Thank you for reminding me that Mastodon exists on Twitter! :D

Alex boosted

The Pirate Bay founder has launched a new service to register domain names anonymously: njal.la/. You can sign up using XMPP+OTR and pay in BTC. The company buys the domain and then gives you the usage rights.

Seems useful mainly for people worried about content takedowns.

Thoughts?

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