Apple Music is introducing new top music charts for regional and global markets, reports Rolling Stone. Starting today, the music service will offer up 116 „Daily Top 100“ charts that display the top-streamed songs on Apple Music.
Charts, which are refreshed each day at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time, are available for every country where Apple Music is available, plus there’s a single global chart that aggregates the top songs worldwide.
Apple Music executives demonstrated the new feature for Rolling Stone, with the new charts located under the „Browse“ tab with a visual appearance similar to playlists or albums.
The Apple Music [...]
Philips Hue first announced a range of outdoor lights at CES in January, and then a few months later confirmed the fixtures and bulbs would launch in July. Now that the Philips Hue outdoor collection is out in the U.S., a new accessory has been discovered on the company’s Netherlands website called the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance LightStrip Outdoor (via HomeKit News).
Similar to the existing indoor LightStrip, the outdoor product is a flexible diffuse light that the company says works for both direct and indirect lighting situations. Available in 2m and 5m, the LightStrip Outdoor lacks a sticky backing like its indoor counterpart, and instead can be attached [...]
Microsoft is testing built-in Adblock Plus integration in its mobile Edge browser available for both iOS and Android devices, reports The Verge.
With built-in Adblock Plus functionality, Edge browser users on iOS will not need to download a separate ad blocking app, which may attract more users to Microsoft’s browser. Adblock Plus can be enabled in Microsoft Edge’s settings, with no add-on app required.
Google has built ad blocking into Chrome for Android devices, but it is somewhat limited and not available on iOS devices. As noted by The Verge, Adblock Plus is a more aggressive ad blocking option.
iOS Safari users can, of course, install one [...]
Two years after its release in the summer of 2016, Pokémon Go will officially add Pokémon trading between friends within the app later this week. The feature is coming via a new „Friends“ area, allowing players to connect to real-life friends and trade Pokémon, keep track of their status in the game, and send them items and gifts.
Friends will now get „Trainer Codes“ to share with one another, which can be entered to become friends in the app. Once you’re friends with someone there are multiple actions you can perform to increase your Friendship Level, like sending them gifts or participating in raids and gym battles with them. As this level [...]