• YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app

    YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature to hide comments by default on its Android app. As XDA Developers reported, the feature is currently visible only to users in India. The change means there’s a new button to access the comments section next to the Like and Dislike buttons. And instead of showing comments below the video, YouTube’s showing what video will play next. Also, in order to… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android,YouTub […]

  • Spy thriller game Alpha Protocol mysteriously vanishes from Steam

    In what is perhaps an appropriate maneuver for its subject matter, spy game Alpha Protocol has vanished from Steam with no fanfare to speak of. Unfortunately, the reason for its disappearance is not as exciting as this stealthy exit would imply — and there’s a slight chance we may see it again. First, let’s get the obvious out of the way for those who are worried: if you already own Alpha Protocol on Steam, you’re good. You can still download the game and play it when you like. It’s just no longer available for new customers to buy, which is… This story continues at The Next Web […]

  • Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the magical new AR game, launches this week

    Niantic just revealed the launch date of its much-anticipated Harry Potter-branded AR follow-up to Pokémon GO. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite starts its world domination attempt in two days — hope you didn’t have any better plans this weekend, because I no longer do. The worldwide launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite begins this Friday, June 21! Keep your eyes peeled and wand ready for more information as the game goes live in your region soon. #WizardsUnite pic.twitter.com/ckk4s4mi8a — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (@HPWizardsUnite) June 19, 2019 We first heard about Wizards Unite back in November 2017, and the finished product is looking pretty much… This story continues at The Next Web […]