February 15, 2021 – 7:00PM
VLC the popular video player is getting a new look.. Great buy on the Amazon Fire 7 Tablet AND more Tech News for You!
VLC 4.0 sneak peek: a look at its work-in-progress new interface
Last week, we mentioned that the extremely popular open source video player VLC is getting a brand-new interface in its upcoming 4.0 release, expected to debut later this year. VLC 4.0 isn’t ready for prime time use yet—but because the program is open source, adventurous users can grab nightly builds of it to take a peek at what’s coming.
Chrome OS may soon show the date and other important notification icons on your shelf
“Why doesn’t my Chromebook show the date at the bottom right side of the screen like my Windows computer does? Why do I have to click on the clock to see the date?” These are questions I often heard while interacting with customers in the retail space who purchased a Chromebook, and they’re truly legitimate.
Amazon Fire 7 tablet:
$49.99 $39.99 at Amazon
Lack of exercise may be a big reason some heart attacks kill instantly
A recently published analysis of data from 10 European studies has found a potential reason that some heart attacks kill instantly: lack of exercise. The lifestyle factor may play a big role in whether someone survives a heart attack, according to the study published in the European Journal of Preventative Cardiology.
Chrome OS 89 adds Android Phone Hub to Chromebooks, no experimental flag needed
We’ve known that Google was working on a Chromebook solution similar to Microsoft’s Your Phone for some time. After hiding behind an experimental flag on Chromebooks, Chrome OS 89 enables the Phone Hub by default. Theoretically, you can try this on Chrome OS 88 but you’ll need to enable chrome://flags#enable-phone-hub and restart your browser….