Articles By Alex Coop

Google Pixel 4 XL review: features aplenty, short on battery

The Pixel 4 continues to build on Google's legendary camera legacy with an improved camera array. It's a phenomenal shooter, but it's not distinctly better than the last generation's Pixel 3 XL. What

Published on: October 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Oracle’s Hurd dies, Zuckerberg talks free speech, Air Force ditches floppy disks

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away, Facebook’s CEO gives a talk about how Facebook promotes and regulates free speech, and the U.S. Air Force finally retires its 8-inch floppies from its missile launch

Published on: October 21st, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Netflix misses its target, goodbye smartphone VR, bad screen protector

Netflix misses its subscriber growth target, smartphone VR continues to die as Google and Samsung call it quits, and a bad screen protector on a Galaxy S10 allows anyone to unlock the phone

Published on: October 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AMC streaming, more WeWork issues, no Pixel 4 in India

*Sigh* ... Anoooother player enters the streaming wars, reports surface of a cancer risk at WeWork phone booths, and the Pixel 4 isn’t launching in India because of specific computer chip. The world’s

Published on: October 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook takes a left hook, Uber Works, ‘Get to the choppa’

Facebook gets an earful from the Court of Justice of the European Union, Uber’s new gig economy and helicopter service. If Europe’s top court has its way, countries can order Facebook to delete

Published on: October 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg is nervous, Facebook unlikes ‘likes’, Amazon Go-ing mainstream

Democratic presidential candidate hopeful Elizabeth Warren makes Mark Zuckerberg nervous, Facebook tests the removal of its ‘likes’ system, and Amazon’s cashierless Go stores are reportedly expanding to hundreds next year.   Facebook CEO

Published on: October 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – WeWork Canada in limbo, sued, Facebook standards confusion

WeWork Canada’s plans are in limbo after its CEO exits, allegedly tricked hundreds of thousands of users into buying subscriptions, and Facebook confirms that politicians aren’t held to a higher standard on

Published on: September 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google wins privacy case, SAY WHAT AGAIN, Trump talks CrowdStrike

Google wins a big European privacy case, Amazon introduces a celebrity guest voice, and a controversial phone call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine raises eyebrows.   It’s all smiles

Published on: September 26th, 2019 Alex Coop

Kik lays off staff, shuts down messenger app amid crypto legal battle

Kik Interactive announced Monday that Kik will be shutting down its messaging service and shrinking its team to 19, a reduction that will affect more than 100 employees. Kik is now focused exclusively

Published on: September 24th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 has its end of support pushed back by nine months

Microsoft Corp. is pushing back its January 14, 2020 end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months. In a blog post published this morning, Greg Taylor, Microsoft's director of product

Published on: September 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Seniors love Alexa, terrible-looking websites, and Google changes algorithm

A new report says seniors enjoy the benefits of voice-assistants like Alexa, another report highlights the websites that don’t know what they’re doing, and Google is changing its search algorithm to prioritize original

Published on: September 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Uber cuts hundreds of jobs, California’s new bill, e-scooter scorn

Uber cuts more than 400 jobs, California introduces a bill that will require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, and Toronto discusses banning e-scooters from its sidewalks. Trending

Published on: September 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Yahoo goes down, an Android update, Canadian cybersecurity talent shortage

Yahoo goes down, the latest Android update brings with it a bunch of new features, and a story about Canada’s cybersecurity talent shortage goes viral. There are a lot of reactions on Twitter

Published on: September 6th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Canada’s top startups, messaging app usage explodes, Amazon hotline

LinkedIn lists Canada’s top startups, downloads for a specific messaging app explodes, and former Amazon employees create a hotline to report unsafe working conditions. Montreal’s Element AI is this year’s top startup, according

Published on: September 5th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Classrooms ban phones, Facebook rethinking ‘likes’, Airbnb versus rental market

Ontario says no to cellphones in classrooms, Facebook isn’t sure about its own ‘like’ button, and a new study sheds light on Airbnb’s impact on Toronto’s rental market. While several schools have implemented

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Alex Coop