This Week in Tech: 11th - 15th March

Published on March 15th, 2019. Written by .

In this week's roundup:

  • Facebook suffers longest outage
  • Dropbox limits free accounts to a three-device limit
  • Google adds Assistant support for smart blinds
This Week in Tech: 11th - 15th March

Facebook suffers longest outage

On Wednesday, Facebook suffered from their longest outage ever, lasting for some as long as 14 hours. 

Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger and the main Facebook app were all affected by the outage. Facebook are still to comment on why their apps went down.

You can read more about the incident here.

Dropbox limits free accounts to a three-device limit

Dropbox recently announced that their free accounts will only allow customers to use three devices.

If you're a Dropbox customer and want to use more than three devices, you'll need to upgrade to either the Plus or Professional plans.

Google adds Assistant support for smart blinds

Google have added support in the AI Assistant for controlling smart blinds. This comes a month before Ikea is expected to release their smart home blinds.

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