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New Scroll subscription service removes ads from over 300 news sites, including Android Police

New Scroll subscription service removes ads from over 300 news sites, including Android Police

A new subscription service called Scroll launches today, offering advertisement-free access to over 300 sites, including The Atlantic, BuzzFeed News, Gizmodo, The Verge, and even us: Android Police.
Scroll launches its subscription offering ad-free access across 300 partner sites

Scroll launches its subscription offering ad-free access across 300 partner sites

After a long period of invite-only beta testing, Scroll is officially launching today, offering ad-free access to sites like BuzzFeed News, Business Insider, Salon, Slate and Vox for an introductory

Twitter is rolling out a fix for the 'auto-scrolling' bug on iOS

Has the Twitter timeline been extra jumpy on your iPhone or iPad? Yesterday Twitter acknowledged the "frustrating" issue, and now an update to address it is rolling out via the App Store. It's unclear

Instagram finally tests a fast-forward feature for videos

In a move so overdue you're probably checking the date stamp on this article, Instagram could finally be about to launch a seek bar on videos posted on users' feeds. The feature, discovered by app
How Narendra Modi has almost killed the Indian media
Mozilla and Scroll partner to test alternative funding models for the web

Mozilla and Scroll partner to test alternative funding models for the web

Mozilla has inked a deal with news service Scroll to better understand how consumers react to ad-free experience on the web and subscription-based models.
How a vigilante Facebook group tried to get “anti-national” Indians fired and arrested

How a vigilante Facebook group tried to get “anti-national” Indians fired and arrested

The group amassed over 5,000 followers, but disappeared two days after it started.
News aggregator Nuzzel sold to subscription service Scroll

News aggregator Nuzzel sold to subscription service Scroll

News aggregator service Nuzzle has been acquired by Scroll, a company working on launching an ad-free subscription service.
Subscription startup Scroll acquires news aggregator Nuzzel

Subscription startup Scroll acquires news aggregator Nuzzel

Tony Haile, who previously led analytics company Chartbeat, is trying to rethink the business model for news at his new startup, Scroll. Now he’s adding aggregation and curation to the mix with the
Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook has removed 783 pages, groups, and accounts tied to Iran for their “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” aimed at influencing public opinion in several countries, including…

Instagram accidentally made users' feeds scroll horizontally

If you opened up Instagram today and found that your timeline orientation was totally switched, you weren't alone. It appears that quite a few users had a timeline that moved left to right, where
A US-based editor accuses MJ Akbar of raping her 23 years ago

A US-based editor accuses MJ Akbar of raping her 23 years ago

A former colleague has accused MJ Akbar, who recently resigned as Indian minister of state for external affairs, of raping her. In a piece published…
My wife faces MJ Akbar and his 97 lawyers. She will not be silenced or intimidated

My wife faces MJ Akbar and his 97 lawyers. She will not be silenced or intimidated

My wife, Priya [Ramani], is amongst the 14 women journalists who have named union minister MJ Akbar for a range of inappropriate workplace behaviour. I…
India’s #MeToo movement piles pressure on minister MJ Akbar

India’s #MeToo movement piles pressure on minister MJ Akbar

With each passing day, India’s #MeToo movement is leaving less wiggle room for the biggest name yet to be called out for alleged sexual harassment.…
Tap's wearable keyboard makes typing in VR applications a breeze

Tap's wearable keyboard makes typing in VR applications a breeze

To date, the VR experience has largely centered around games and entertainment -- doing any actual work, such as typing up a document or sending an email, has been a slow and cumbersome process due to
OnePlus 5T unlikely to feature annoying ‘jelly’ scrolling issue

OnePlus 5T unlikely to feature annoying ‘jelly’ scrolling issue

The OnePlus 5 had a “jelly” scrolling effect that bugged a lot of users. It was due to an inverted display panel, meaning it was refreshing from bottom to top rather than the regular top to bottom. A
Motorola's Z2 Force may also have the so-called "jelly effect" popularized by the OnePlus 5

Motorola's Z2 Force may also have the so-called "jelly effect" popularized by the OnePlus 5

It seems like Motorola's latest just can't catch a break. Following the unfortunate news about the hardiness of the ShatterSheild display, it turns out there may be another problem with the screen.

OnePlus 5 jelly scrolling effect may be caused by inverted display

If you haven’t heard, some OnePlus 5 owners are reported a “jelly scrolling” effect. This is when the screen shifts unevenly when scrolling, and it looks pretty bad. Sadly, OnePlus called it “natural”
[You jelly?] OnePlus acknowledges scrolling "jelly" effect on OnePlus 5 screen, says it's normal

[You jelly?] OnePlus acknowledges scrolling "jelly" effect on OnePlus 5 screen, says it's normal

OnePlus has finally made a statement about the reported "jelly" display issues. We reached out to them yesterday about the problem, and today we received a response from the company. Unfortunately for