Google released version 79 of its Chrome web browser last week, but a bug is causing serious problems because it's seemingly wiping the data some Android apps use. As Android Police reports, the bug impacts apps that rely on Android's WebView, which allows web content to be accessed and displayed from within an app. In order for this to work, some data is stored locally, but with Chrome 79 the location of the storage was changed. This required local data to be migrated to the new location, and that's where the failure lies. The data migration didn't happen properly, so apps are left unable to function properly. The good news is the data isn't being deleted as it still exists in the old location. Google now needs to figure out the best way to movie it, and to do so quickly, but until a fix is in place the rollout of Chrome 79 has been paused. Related How to Manage Your Browser Extensions How to Manage Your Browser Extensions Google Silently Breaks Chrome Leaving IT Admins Very … [Read more...] about Chrome 79 Is Wiping App Data
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We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. More than one way to stream Ara Wagoner 15 Nov 2019 Best answer: There are two ways to watch Disney+ on a Chromebook: watching via a web player in the browser and via the Android app. When streaming on a Chromebook, you'll see an error the first time, but playack should work after that.Go Chrome: Disney+ ($70/yr at Disney) Two ways to watch, one service full of favorites There are two ways to watch Disney+ on a Chromebook: you can stream without an app via the Chrome browser or you can install the Android app and download videos to watch offline. The ability to watch it without needing an app can be very, very helpful — especially on school-issued Chromebooks that might have Google Play app installs locked down. On the other hand, the Disney+ Android app being availble on Chromebooks makes it an easy way to stock up on videos for offline playback on a larger-screen device for something like a … [Read more...] about Can you watch Disney Plus on Chromebook?
My neighbour and Pokemon rival Hop won’t stop calling me “mate”, and I love it. As a Brit, it makes the opening of Pokemon Shield feel like an old friend, and that extends to most of the 90 minutes I spend with it. It’s not just the occasional slang and the quaint British countryside that make it feel warm and cosy, it’s the tried-and-tested battle system, the ever-hopeful dialogue, the generous stream of new, wild Pokemon – it calls to mind everything I love about the series.Pokemon Sword and Shield certainly has some new tricks (I’ll talk about them later), but it’s clearly aware of what fans want from a core Pokemon game. The battle system is instantly recognisable: it’s basically the one from Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, and that’s no bad thing. Every move has its own flashy effect and my Pokemon’s animations really sell each tackle and growl.Poking around the starting village, Wedgehurst, yields the … [Read more...] about Pokemon Sword and Shield preview: Instantly familiar battling with a few very British twists
BHUBANESWAR: With May 3 Cyclone Fani wreaking havoc on Nandankanan zoo, the authorities were forced close it for 19 days, leading to an estimated Rs 20 lakh revenue loss. The zoo after clearing of debris and power restoration will reopen on Tuesday. The revenue loss is in the shape of entry ticket of visitors and charges for boating, safari and ride in battery-run vehicles. “We have nearly completed the restoration work. Mostly, the green cover has been completely lost. However, no animal was harmed. The walk-through bird aviary is also intact. Power restoration took time. Now the zoo has power supply in the hospital and the offices,” said zoo deputy director Jayant Das. Zoo sources revealed that visitors’ amenities were taken care of before announcement of the reopening date. However, the zoo authorities have decided to take feedback of visitors to improve certain aspects which the visitors feel have been missing since cyclone hit the city. “To restore the … [Read more...] about Cyclone-hit Nandankanan zoo to reopen today after 19 days
Windows 10 version 1909: Why this feature update should be a pleasant surprise Microsoft is getting the November 2019 Update ready for release to the general public. Ed Bott explains what makes this update different from the feature updates you’ve come to dread. Read more: https://zd.net/2P1kysX Microsoft users can expect to see over 100 new icons for its mobile apps and Windows utility tools in the coming year. Windows 10 When will you get the next version of Windows 10? Here's how to take control Here's what will happen to your Windows 7 PC on January 15, 2020 How much RAM does your Windows PC really need? (December 2019 edition) FAQ: How to manage Windows 10 updates Best laptop deals 2019: Windows and Chromebooks for under $500 (CNET) How to activate and configure the Windows 10 Game Bar (TechRepublic) The company last year revealed 10 new Office icons, which attempted to "keep tradition alive while gently pushing the envelope" with its Fluent Design … [Read more...] about All change: Microsoft is redesigning the 100 icons used for its apps and tools
Can this open-source Chrome clone give Microsoft the browser Edge? Microsoft just rebooted its browser strategy -- again. Is the world ready for the new Chromium-based Edge? Ed Bott explains why this time might be different - or not. Read more: https://zd.net/2zj2q4Q Microsoft has created a new logo for the Microsoft Edge browser to reflect its shift from in-house technologies to Google's open-source Chromium project. Microsoft Microsoft Ignite postmortem: Cutting through the complexity Microsoft to represent DACA recipients in Supreme Court trial to keep program alive New Surface devices: Prices, release dates, and where to buy Windows 10 version 1909: A pleasant surprise (ZDNet YouTube) Windows 10: Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7 (CNET) Microsoft HoloLens 2: Everything developers and IT pros need to know (TechRepublic) The new logo sheds the dominant Internet Explorer 'e' symbol for a swirl that still suggests an 'e' but is more abstract than the old … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s Edge browser gets a new Chromium logo