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Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you

Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But w...

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you

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iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
03:13 2019-06-14

After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS. All told, it’s been a solid strategy given that iPhone owners, historically speaking, have tended to be more loyal to Apple ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Apple's credit card is all about keeping iPhone users from defecting to Android Apple Card could end up being a smashing success even if it doesn't contribute a meaningful amount to the company's services revenue or end up being Apple's beachhead in the financial industry....
21:13 2019-08-13

In Relief To ATM Users, Non-Cash Transactions Wont Attract Charges Now The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks not to treat failed transactions at ATMs or non-cash withdrawal transactions such as balance enquiries or cheque book requests as part of "five free......
07:26 2019-08-15

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is reportedly cooking up a bunch of big changes aimed at both retaining and expanding the company's already huge subscriber base. But before the popular VOD ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web services. Notably......
02:00 2019-08-13

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
06:52 2019-06-18

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for the Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card and place orders for the physical version. Goldman Sachs handles all matters on the banking side of the business, but...
16:13 2019-08-20

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly anticipated features including Dark Mode and a new UI...
22:00 2019-05-30

11 things my Android phone does way better than your iPhone For the past year, I've been carrying a succession of Android devices and iPhones, learning the ins and outs of each one. But a collection of small, usability-enhancing features keeps me coming back to Android as my everyday choice. Here's my list....
19:52 2019-05-24

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
19:39 2019-07-31

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a few o......
22:13 2019-06-29

The Pixel 4 might have an exciting new feature that’s not available on any iPhone or Android Google often announces technology innovations that aren’t ready to be turned into commercial products, prompting us to wonder whether they’re just vaporware. But that doesn’t mean development for said projects stops, and the Pixel 4 might prove exactly that. A couple of rumors clai...
16:39 2019-06-12

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
17:00 2019-06-28

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store or Google Play Store to find a third-party one. But there are so many choices, it might be hard to f...
18:39 2019-06-27

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, the social media giant has announced that WhatsApp ads will begin rolling out in 2020. Corroborating...
14:00 2019-05-22

How to find and add someone on Snapchat on iPhone or Android, in 3 different ways Shutterstock It's possible to find someone on Snapchat in three different ways. You can find and add someone on Snapchat by syncing your phone's contacts, searching for their username, or scanning a Snapcode. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snapchat is one of the most unique ...
20:26 2019-07-31

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Android Q release date, new features and everything you need to know We got a lot of info about Android Q at Google IO 2019, and the keynote confirmed several rumors we've been hearing ahead of the operating system's release date.Yes, the Android Q update isn't due out until August, but right now you can download and install Android Q beta 4 and enjoy ...
07:52 2019-06-21

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergonomic for more users.'...
13:13 2019-08-09

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promising updates for Samsung phones – has been installed...
10:52 2019-07-05

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous reports claim Search result pages aren’t completely rendering, randomly leaving a “white wall” at the bottom. The issue has persisted for at least “the...
23:39 2019-07-24

Android users in Europe will get to pick their default search provider Following an antitrust ruling by the European Union, Google is explaining its plans to offer a choice of search providers to Android users. From next year, a new choice screen will be displayed on all Android devices shipped in Europe. This will, eve......
17:00 2019-08-02

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
19:13 2019-06-03

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presence of a Sleep Timer as one of the options in the &...
02:26 2019-05-28

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to download bigger apps and games from the App Store. L...
22:39 2019-05-31

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out performance and battery life. Now, the tech giant has promised UK watchdog Competition and Markets Au......
18:26 2019-05-23

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
15:52 2019-05-22

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s latest report, respectable levels of growth levels throughout the remaining months of the year are to be expected.5G devices and cheaper flagships will b...
22:39 2019-05-31

First ever switch from Android to iPhone as a daily driver, here’s what I liked and what I didn’t As some of you might have noticed, I joined the PhoneArena team relatively recently: less than a year ago. Before that, I had as much exposure to smartphones as anyone else, or in other words, I was only familiar with the ones my friends/relatives and I used. So while I’ve been playing around with i...
16:26 2019-05-28

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of a new augmented reality photo lenses....
00:13 2019-07-24

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been probably using the feature for a few months now, you already know that it's been pushed out to consumer accounts first.If you haven't yet used Smart Com...
08:39 2019-06-04

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
01:13 2019-07-24

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years past, we’ve seen Apple let some questionable apps in while simultaneously rejecting other apps for the most trivial of infractions. That said, ther...
01:13 2019-08-08

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNET obtained from phone-swap service BankMyCell. The...
19:26 2019-07-18

10 great Galaxy Note 10 features that’ll make iPhone users jealous We seriously cannot tell you how happy we are that Samsung finally unveiled the Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, and Galaxy Note 10+ 5G earlier this week. Apart from the fact that they’re terrific new flagships that offer cutting-edge specs and killer features inside sleek new all-screen hardw...
00:26 2019-08-10

Apple’s iPhone 11 release date just leaked Now, we know what some of the conspiracy theorists out there might be thinking… it’s can’t merely be a coincidence that big news surrounding Apple’s new iPhones always tends to leak right around the time one of Apple’s rivals is set to make an announcement. After all, ...
17:52 2019-08-06

iPhone 11 price and release date: our expectations Every year, by the time summer rolls around, we already being flooded with leaks about the upcoming iPhone models. This year is no exception, as we already know about the controversial camera bump redesign that’s going to define the new iPhones, the removal of 3D Touch, and (possibly) the introducti...
11:52 2019-06-19

iPhone 11 launch date might have just been leaked by Apple in iOS 13 We knew the iPhone 11 launch is just around the corner, but we've now heard word that the date we expected is looking more likely.The iOS 13 beta 7 has landed for the public, and those digging through have found some intriguing info. iHelpBR has seen an image within the platform that - if true ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Apple launched the iPhone on this date 12 years ago It was 12 years ago today, a large percentage of many of our readers' lives, when Apple released the iPhone. Long lines snaked around Apple Stores where some had been camped out for days waiting to shell out $499 for the unit with 4GB of storage and $599 for the 8GB model. The phone was actually unv...
18:39 2019-06-29

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features that other companies might not be able to replicate ...
23:13 2019-06-17

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep getting better as a result. But Google is also somewhat cluttering the app with features that might not necessarily need a home inside a navigation app. Th...
17:26 2019-08-08

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while criminals seek to unlock them for various nefarious...
06:26 2019-06-17

Android phones are finally exciting now that there’s no new iPhone design to steal Apple’s new iPhone 11 series handsets are now almost exactly one month away from being announced. If the huge leak from earlier this week turns out to be accurate — and we have every reason to believe it will, considering the source — then the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 1...
16:52 2019-08-09

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions and multiple in-game currencies.That’s right ...
06:13 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
01:26 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of a new augmented reality photo lenses....
00:52 2019-07-24

| WATCH: iPhone apps use hidden trackers to share data without users' consent A privacy test conducted by Washington Post columnist Geoffrey Fowler has found that popular iPhone apps are using trackers and sharing user data, sometimes including sensitive information like email, phone number, location, and IP address....
23:39 2019-07-01

We have a date for the Huawei Android Q beta – and maybe the Mate 30 launch Huawei is holding its Developer Conference in China, and we've already heard about its new HarmonyOS and Honor television plans. The company has now also confirmed when the Android Q / EMUI 10 beta program starts for the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.That date is September 8, reports 9to5Google, at wh...
18:52 2019-08-11

iPhone XI: all the news, leaks, price and release date Well, folks, 2019 is here and although we’ve got months of waiting before the next generation of iPhones hits us — there are already rumors about them floating about the Web. Never too early for those if your device is hot enough, we guess.As every year, we expect the iPhone XI (or however Apple dec...
17:26 2019-05-21

iPhone SE 2 release date, news, price and leaks Update: WWDC 2019, Apple's yearly celebration of its hardware and software, is drawing near, and with it comes a chance of hearing about Apple's new affordable iPhone. That's not to say we definitely will hear about the device - far from it, and we're not holding our breath. We ...
20:52 2019-05-31

New iPhone 11 release date, price, news and leaks We're still months out from the expected September launch of the iPhone 11, but rumors point to a dramatic change to Apple's camera design.We don't expect a massive update to the overall look – this iOS 13 phone is shaping up to be another incremental update, just like last yea...
14:52 2019-05-23

iPhone 11R release date, price, news and leaks Apple is largely expected to release three new iPhone models this year, and among them we’re likely to see a successor to the iPhone XR, which for now we’re calling the iPhone 11R – though that might not be its launch name.We’ve got more on names below, but more important...
22:52 2019-08-17

iOS 13: release date, features and beta that will change your iPhone New iOS 13 features are poised to change your iPhone software, according to Apple at its WWDC 2019 keynote today, and the first iOS 13 beta launches today. This year is a bit different, as iOS 13 for iPad will actually be called iPadOS and boast exclusive perks not available on the iPhone. We&a...
02:52 2019-06-04

iPhone 11: here's what we know about new phones, expected release date Apple is expected to offer marginal upgrades, mostly with performance, and an upgraded camera for the top of the line models with three lenses, vs. 2.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

The surprising main reason 492 out of 500 people at one company chose iPhone over Android There are so many exciting new Android smartphones coming in 2019. In fact, several of the best ones have already been released. After two years with the same design, Samsung completely overhauled the Galaxy S10 series and gave it a new all-screen design with a hole-punch camera that people seem to ...
21:52 2019-05-31

Years after Android, iPhone native keyboard - finally! - gets swipe typing For years now, Android users have been enjoying swipe typing on their phones, yet for the native iPhone keyboard this one convenient features was strangely missing.You could download third-party keyboards on the iPhone that supported the feature, but most of them were just... not quite as good as th...
00:13 2019-06-04

iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 will put 2019 Android flagship phones to shame Apple and Huawei are both set to launch new flagships in the second half of the year, including the iPhone 11 and Huawei Mate 30 that will launch in September, and October, respectively. Huawei might be dealing with a huge headache right now as its ability to do business has been seriously hit by th...
21:26 2019-05-27

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an iPhone, it even has a downloads manager in the browser, things that we thought we would never see on...
16:13 2019-06-10

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade's performan......
02:00 2019-08-13

Apple’s new iOS 13 beta software just revealed the iPhone 11’s exact launch date Remember when the biggest iPhone leaks came from Apple’s supply chain? Well, in an odd turn of events, some of the biggest iPhone leaks over the past few years have come directly from Apple. Case in point: the recent beta of iOS 13 strongly suggests that Apple will unveil its iPhone 11 lineup ...
19:52 2019-08-16

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
21:39 2019-07-18

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing business with long-time partners like Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and possibly even Arm, to name just a few.B...
16:52 2019-06-13

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubious, unsafe or ineffective. AV-Comparatives have released their report on the biggest-ever test of A...
14:33 2019-05-21

PUBG Mobile Update Patch Notes: 0.13 game download release date for iOS and Android PUBG Mobile Patch Notes for the new 0.13.0 update have been revealed. Here's everything you need to know, including when you can expect the new download to be available for iOS and Android devices....
14:39 2019-06-11

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
00:13 2019-08-21

EY built a blockchain for wine snobs to confirm the authenticity of their plonk Accounting behemoth EY is putting wine on the blockchain. In a press release from last week (spotted by CoinDesk), the company announced it has developed a blockchain-powered platform for tracking the authenticity and origins of wine. The system, which is based on EY‘s suite of blockchain tools Ops ...
16:26 2019-05-28

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down with some of the people who make Android to learn about the OS directly from the people who make it. For 2019, the talk was all about Android Q and this y...
16:00 2019-07-03

The best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: how to protect your all-glass iPhone Protecting your phone with a case has always been a smart plan, but it's more crucial now that phonemakers have switched to glass backs for their handsets. The iPhone 8 was the first Apple smartphone to follow that trend, and it's awful when an accidental drop cracks either of your device&...
19:52 2019-07-24

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple and intuitive. It brought features such as full-sc...
14:39 2019-06-13

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
17:26 2019-05-22

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
19:13 2019-06-03

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus get a massive new round of discounts for Sprint and AT&T Mesmerized by the younger age, snazzier design, and superior specifications of the iPhone XR on sale at Best Buy for a limited time with select carrier activations, we were just about to miss out on the latest batch of killer iPhone 8 and 8 Plus deals from the same retailer.These are scheduled to ex...
19:52 2019-05-27

Apple to cut iPhone production as it prepares for iPhone 11 launch The iPhone XS MaxApple hasn’t been performing too well in the smartphone market lately and according to a new “smartphone supply chain” note by Rosenblatt, the Cupertino giant is about to cut production yet again. This time around, though, the change isn’t due to an unexpected drop in demand.Apple h...
01:39 2019-05-30

iPhone XS vs iPhone X: is Apple's latest flagship that much of a difference? Apple refreshes its iPhone line up every year, and the latest flagship model is the iPhone XS, which replaces 2017's iPhone X. The newer smartphone is an upgrade in many ways, but isn't quite a complete overhaul, as it retains many features and functions as the older device. In fact, ...
13:52 2019-07-11

This fake iPhone 11 Max hands-on video is still our best look yet at Apple’s next-gen iPhone Samsung just confirmed an earlier leak that said its exciting new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ will be officially announced on August 7th. They’re going to feature completely overhauled designs with triple-lens cameras and hole-punch, all-screen displays. These new Notes are expected to ...
14:52 2019-07-02

The next super-sized iPhone could be called the iPhone 11 Pro We know that new iPhones are on the way in September, but might one of those iPhones be called the iPhone Pro rather than the iPhone Max?Apple's larger iPhones had the "Plus" label attached from the iPhone 6 Plus in 2014 to the iPhone 8 Plus in 2018. Last year that naming was retired and we had...
18:52 2019-08-11

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS: which of Apple's most recent phones is best for you? Apple's latest series of iPhones, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR, represent Apple's latest and greatest handsets, even though they could soon be overtaken by the new iPhone 11.The standard iPhone XS is the successor to the iPhone X, while the 'affordable' iPhone XR is...
17:39 2019-06-06

iPhone XS Max vs iPhone 8 Plus: battle of the big phones The iPhone XS Max is, like the name suggests, big. It’s the largest of the three 'new' iPhones of 2018, which makes it something of a successor to the iPhone 8 Plus, even though it has more of the iPhone X’s DNA.It's a huge phone, but it's also hugely popular, sugge...
17:26 2019-07-11

iPhone 11R may have the best battery life of any iPhone ever One of the most compelling perks of the iPhone XR is its stellar battery life, and if a new report is to be believed, its sequel will be even more impressive in this regard. According to Korean tech blog The Elec, sources with knowledge of the matter say that China’s Ameperx Technology Limited...
16:39 2019-06-12

iOS 13 isn't coming to the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPad Air Bad news if you're still rocking an iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and hoped to install iOS 13 -- Apple won't support the latest version of the OS on those devices. Owners of the original iPad Air, iPad Mini2 and iPad Mini 3 will miss out on th......
02:13 2019-06-04

The iPhone XR 2 may have the best battery life of any iPhone Tucked in an electronics industry report about the supplier of batteries for the upcoming iPhone XR sequel we find the actual capacity of the pack in the tentatively named XR 2. The source muses that Apple may be done with hardware and iOS optimizations, and seems to be now betting on larger battery...
16:26 2019-06-11

Forget the iPhone 11: Here's why you should buy an iPhone 7 right now instead (AAPL) Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The iPhone 11 is right around the corner. But if you want to buy an iPhone right now, you should really consider buying the iPhone 7. It's the most affordable iPhone you can buy right now and one of Apple's best smartphone designs ever. Visit Business Insider's homep...
21:13 2019-05-28

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5S won't get iOS 13 update The next generation of software for your iPhone has been announced at WWDC 2019, but those still clutching onto older devices may be out of luck when it comes to snagging an iOS 13 update.Apple has confirmed that iOS 13 will be compatible with the iPhone 6S and above, which means two generations of ...
02:52 2019-06-04

Wait to get a new iPhone, even if you have an iPhone 6 Apple’s iPhone 6 was extremely popular when it was first released in 2014, but, now, it’s on the brink of being vintage. Buzz’s Chandra Lanier has more.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
12:00 2019-06-12

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
10:52 2019-06-13

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
23:13 2019-07-09

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
01:52 2019-06-18

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-02

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
17:00 2019-07-05

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:39 2019-07-03

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
15:13 2019-05-24

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Existing custom......
21:13 2019-07-01

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
20:52 2019-06-13

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that it is recruiting participants to download its new...
04:52 2019-06-12

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
23:52 2019-06-11

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
03:39 2019-05-22

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
18:00 2019-07-16

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, with users across the US and elsewhere reporting not being able to access the platform throughout the day.Access was restored on Thursday afternoon, with ...
02:26 2019-07-12

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccessible for people around the world, regardless of ce...
23:39 2019-07-11

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera system. Complaints about the triple camera setup on th...
00:26 2019-05-28

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep user information secure, but if you used your Flip...
18:52 2019-05-29

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:39 2019-07-10

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
22:13 2019-08-20

What if this was the iPhone 11? Apple will undoubtedly still have a few surprises left in store when it unveils its new iPhone 11 lineup next month, but most of what is discussed on stage that day will be old news. In fact, we already know exactly when Apple will reveal the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro handsets (September 10th)...
21:39 2019-08-19

iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR There are slight differences between the iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone XR, at least at first glance. But as we reviewed each and crafted an in-depth comparison, we developed an informed idea of how they are truly unique in their own way.It's the first time Apple has released three new iP...
04:39 2019-07-16

Sent From My iPhone Apple design wunderkind Sir Jony Ive is leaving the company after 27 years and Apple is scrambling to ensure the public that this is fine, everything is fine. Read more......
02:39 2019-07-02

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
14:26 2019-06-18

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated in the launch of two unmanned supermarkets. The st...
12:00 2019-06-23

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
22:13 2019-08-20

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
20:13 2019-06-20

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
16:52 2019-06-20

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, including more augmented reality. The cash will be a...
12:26 2019-08-07

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the system menu of a Samsung QLED TV to activate the te...
01:52 2019-06-19

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
23:26 2019-08-20

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
00:13 2019-08-09

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to Reddit (via Droid-Life) where they posted their exp...
05:13 2019-06-20

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great that the country’s Ministry of Science and ...
14:39 2019-06-13

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnMentor and in addition to fingerprint data, they al...
03:26 2019-08-15

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capability yet,......
05:52 2019-06-01

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
22:39 2019-05-31

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights to Uni......
19:39 2019-05-24

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
15:39 2019-06-07

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
02:26 2019-05-30

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
21:39 2019-06-10

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
20:00 2019-06-11

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
21:26 2019-08-20

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly milestone. Tri......
17:13 2019-08-09

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone. As reported by Android Police, push notifications advertising the just-announced G...
09:26 2019-08-13

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform, with some users saying they couldn’t perfor...
03:13 2019-06-14

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
23:13 2019-07-24

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
19:52 2019-07-10

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $338mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 million, the company announced in its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, sending shares surging in after hours trading.Revenue increased 48% in the sec...
23:39 2019-07-23

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percent qua......
23:26 2019-07-23

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
23:26 2019-08-16

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:26 2019-07-23

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force today.The new Text to Switch rules from Ofcom look to simplify what has until now often been a lengthy and convoluted process, allowing mobile customers t...
12:52 2019-07-01

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
21:52 2019-07-09

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service’s official website. From this week, UK use...
13:52 2019-07-11

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Users across Facebook’s suite of properties &md...
20:26 2019-07-03

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
18:39 2019-07-16

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
21:39 2019-07-03

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:39 2019-07-15

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
13:01 2019-07-18

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
01:00 2019-07-18

The 3 Best Android Tablets 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price: $449.99  Product description Samsung’s tablets have long been one of the safest go-tos for Android users, and the company’s current lineup is no exception. One standout in particular for those willing to pay a bit of a premium is the Galaxy Tab S3, which boasts...
18:00 2019-05-21

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q? Forget Game of Thrones. The greatest story ever told was one of two highly heralded platforms: iOS and Android. They’re in constant competition, and there’s never a shortage of shade, whether it’s Apple dropping a truth bomb about Android’s flip-a-switch privacy during its WWDC ’19 keynote, or Googl...
17:00 2019-06-04

The best Android games There are loads of great games available for Android, but how can you pick out the gems from the dross, and amazing touchscreen experiences from botched console ports? With our lists, that’s how!We cover the best titles on Android right now, including the finest racers, puzzlers, adventure ga...
14:52 2019-05-23

So, is this the iPhone of our dreams? Samsung is set to finally put an end to all the leaks and rumors when it announces the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ on Wednesday evening. If you’re an Apple fan, however, your attention is already focused on the future — just over one month into the future, to be exact. That’...
18:00 2019-08-07

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still sold by Apple.Another added benefit of this older ha...
23:13 2019-07-11

What we've learned about iPhone 11 from iOS 13 Apple unveiled iOS 13 - its next big software update to hit iPhones later in 2019 - at its WWDC 2019 keynote, and while we know it will come to current iPhones, we also expect it to feature on the iPhone 11.While Apple hasn't confirmed any details about the next iPhone - not even its existence ...
17:39 2019-06-04

The best iPhone 7 Plus cases If you bought an iPhone 7 Plus, you'll definitely want to keep your investment safe and uncracked. The best thing to protect your purchase is keep it wrapped in a case to ensure its metal body stays unscathed and that its screen is safe from shattering.A regrettable number of smartphone owners ...
19:52 2019-07-24

This is how incredible iOS 13 might look on the iPhone 11 The biggest and most hotly anticipated news of 2019 for Apple fans is obviously the upcoming release of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R, or whatever Apple ends up naming its next-generation iPhone lineup. Apple is rumored to be using the same iPhone design that it introduced on the iPho...
15:13 2019-05-27

The Scoop iPhone App An insider’s guide to what to eat, drink and do in New York, including a category on our favorite home furnishing stores, compiled by the editors and reporters in the Home section and T Magazine....
15:13 2019-05-21

Cybershoes enable VR users to physically walk, run, and jump for $400 Bringing actual physical locomotion to virtual reality isn't easy, but an Austrian company is pairing wireless sandal-like accessories with rotating chairs.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that would have allowed hackers to siphon any and all digi...
01:39 2019-06-07

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions the controversial Amazon-owned home security......
16:52 2019-08-10

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be used to disrupt your day. Whether it is a scam call...
04:00 2019-06-07

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice people with swag bags to snitch on their neighbors, Motherboard reported Friday.Read more......
09:00 2019-08-10

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
15:00 2019-08-16

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced that Chrome Remote Desktop is officially out of beta...
06:52 2019-06-07

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the...
18:00 2019-07-18

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a single SQL database that stores all of its users’ ...
19:39 2019-05-27

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it comes to privacy for smartphone users, a new featu...
04:39 2019-06-09

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite some time.App researcher Jane Wong discovered a new...
04:39 2019-06-09

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
21:52 2019-07-16

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media post...
08:00 2019-07-04

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
10:13 2019-08-12

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s been compared to the devastating 2007 malware WannaC...
00:39 2019-06-06

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,......
23:13 2019-05-29

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
02:13 2019-07-10

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working efficiently and despite overwhelming negative feed...
03:26 2019-05-31

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
15:39 2019-07-10

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
22:39 2019-05-30

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% increase compared to 2017. What’s more, the ...
05:13 2019-07-10

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost touches don't seem to correspond to one partic...
12:52 2019-05-25

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
01:39 2019-07-10

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to provide user data on demand to Ru...
13:26 2019-06-03

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
20:00 2019-07-09

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've occurred.However, for users, half the battle is kn...
04:00 2019-07-18

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
20:13 2019-08-20

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
02:39 2019-07-04

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to bolster “Do Not Track,” an internet fe...
16:52 2019-05-21

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According to Instagram, more than 50% accounts on its socia...
18:39 2019-06-27

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
03:26 2019-06-15

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legally allowed to use its products.Read more......
04:13 2019-08-06

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
18:01 2019-06-17

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts people listen to, users of Spotify's free service...
22:00 2019-06-17

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,000 hospital patients who had not taken opioids during the year before their hospitalization. Jus...
07:00 2019-06-19

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform...
07:52 2019-07-01

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using several cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The platform also accepts privacy-focused coins such as Zcash and Monero. SpankPay is ...
20:13 2019-08-01

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it. T...
11:39 2019-06-18

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Then, shockingly, the number of new hep-C cases star...
12:13 2019-06-18

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money from their bank accounts....
20:13 2019-07-31

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler......
23:13 2019-07-24

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is a company that specialises in management solutions for Apple devices for businesses, governments an...
13:26 2019-06-21

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
22:26 2019-06-27

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
21:26 2019-06-27

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
18:39 2019-06-27

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it comes to what videos appears on their page.For st...
18:39 2019-06-27

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they had received some sort of strange notification that can best be described as gibberish. One screenshot embedded in a tweet posted by Twitter user Nicole ...
20:13 2019-07-01

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
14:13 2019-07-23

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
02:26 2019-06-18

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:39 2019-07-03

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding new homes in other rightwing sites, on encrypted m...
04:00 2019-08-09

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
20:26 2019-07-18

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
20:00 2019-07-17

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
09:00 2019-08-08

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
18:39 2019-07-23

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previously.The new rules from the regulator Ofcom apply...
21:00 2019-07-01

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:39 2019-05-24

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or sending images and videos. The issue also affected f...
23:52 2019-07-03

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:00 2019-06-12

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
03:13 2019-06-14

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi......
22:26 2019-06-11

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to ...
20:39 2019-07-03

Best Android phone 2019: which should you buy? The best Android phones of 2019 are looking very intriguing with slimmer bezels and some startling new designs. Given the growing number of killer Android smartphones, it can hard to pick the best one to suit your specific needs, but we’ve had plenty of hands-on time to list the best –...
02:26 2019-06-20

Android Q: Cheat sheet Google's Android Q offers a number of upgrades that will transform your phone into an even more user-friendly and customizable environment. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Android 10.0....
14:33 2019-05-21

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
04:00 2019-06-14

10 best Android phones 2019: which should you buy? If you're on the hunt for the best Android smartphone around, you've come to the right place. We've put all the major Google-powered handsets through their paces to give you our best Android phones round-down.There's one key way in which Android is massively different from its Ap...
18:26 2019-06-10

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
11:26 2019-07-17

Best Android phones in UAE for 2019: which should you buy? If you're looking out for the best Android phone you can buy, this is the place to be, as we've put all the biggest and best Google-powered handsets through their paces to come up with this rundown of all the best Android smartphones.If you're an Android fan, you'll certainly app...
13:52 2019-07-11

How to Set Up 'Guest Mode' on Your Android No matter how clean or secure your phone is, we all experience some anxiety when someone borrows it—even if only for a few minutes. For better or worse, we use our smartphones to manage critical parts of our lives, and one errant text or accidental “I left that photo up in my list of recently used a...
00:00 2019-06-28

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud ...
20:13 2019-06-15

How to fix the Android bug that's draining your battery Your Android battery life just suddenly got worse? A Google Play Services bug could be to blame. Here are some workarounds you can try while Google conjures up a fix....
05:39 2019-08-13

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making to its Camera app....
22:39 2019-08-08

10 top tennis games for Android and iOS Strawberries and cream, white uniforms and a lot of grunting - there are few events so ingrained in the psyche as Wimbledon. Not all are lucky enough to be able to attend the event in person however, most will be stuck at home finding a Wimbledon live stream to get their fix - and perhaps with ...
23:52 2019-07-06

Best PDF reader for Android of 2019 While it's possible to read PDF files already using Android phones and tablets, for most people that's about all they can do with them. If you want to do anything more with PDFs then you'll almost certainly need to install additional software to your Android device.Luckily, there are ...
20:52 2019-05-31

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to what you’ll experience in Android Q’s full public r...
03:52 2019-07-11

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
16:26 2019-06-18

Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here to fill you in everything you need to know about i...
00:39 2019-06-29

The best Android tablets of 2019: which should you buy? When it comes to searching for the best Android tablet, there are fewer options compared to a few years ago where Google's operating system was popping up on slates from almost every major manufacturer.The tablet market slowed down since, and those still producing Android tablets have reduced t...
18:39 2019-06-19

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’s not exactly blazing fast, but its internals shou...
01:39 2019-06-07

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures, AI and privacy advances.Android Q doesn’t yet hav...
15:52 2019-05-21

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
21:13 2019-05-22

The best iPhone 7 deals in May 2019 Yes, it might now be one of Apple's older products, but Apple iPhone 7 deals remain one of the best options when it comes to Apple devices. Not to mention the price of iPhone 7 deals remain comforting amongst Apple's usual gut-wrenching prices we've come to expect. So its now time to ...
13:52 2019-05-28

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available isn’t easy, and so we’ve done the hard work for you. Our lists compile the very b...
13:52 2019-05-28

How to make your iPhone battery last all day If you use your iPhone a lot then you'll be used to watching that battery meter go down... and down... and down. Here are a few tricks that I use to make my iPhone's battery last all day....
13:39 2019-06-11

iOS 13 on the iPhone: Here's what Apple needs to fix urgently While users love it when Apple crams more features into iOS, the platform is now getting to the stage when it could do with a spring clean, and tidy up some of the older legacy stuff....
19:13 2019-06-01

5 Best iPhone X Gadgets 2018 1: Dbrand grip Price: $40 Product description › Revolutionary grip. › World-class D3O® shock-absorbing technology. › An industry-first carbon composite frame. › Full dbrand skin compatibility. › Ultra-tactile buttons. Read more.. 2: AUKEY Power Bank Price: $40 Product description If the Anker...
18:00 2019-05-21

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone When you get a new iPhone, you almost never think about how much space you’re using. Go ahead and pile up those movies, music and apps. Never delete text messages, save every photo! But as time goes by, all that content starts to add up. Next thing you know, you’ll be ready to snap a ph...
16:39 2019-08-08

What to Do If Your iPhone SE Doesn't Support iOS 13 Apple’s big WWDC event is right around the corner, and what better way to kick off the festivities—which we weren’t invited to, as always—then by contemplating all the fun features you might not be able to use on your ancient iPhone....
17:26 2019-05-31

How to Jailbreak Your iOS 12.4 iPhone or iPad Jailbreaking your iPhone—removing Apple’s restrictions that prevent you from installing any apps on your device that you want or messing with settings Apple otherwise locks down—isn’t for everyone. It can be a risky process to begin with, and doing it voids your warranty, but it’s a great way to ext...
23:39 2019-08-19

How to Shut Down an Unresponsive iPhone If your iPhone is giving you grief, a simple reboot is one quick way to troubleshoot whatever is ailing it. But what if your device is freezing up and you can’t summon the standard “slide to power off” screen?...
01:39 2019-07-09

Trump tariffs could hit the iPhone The top-of-the-line iPhone, the XS, would see about $100 added to the price, if Apple doesn't absorb the tariffs and would out breaks with suppliers.       ...
01:39 2019-08-02

iOS 12.4 makes it possible to jailbreak your iPhone again Apple‘s most recent iOS update — 12.4 — has reopened a vulnerability that was previously patched, making  it easy to jailbreak iPhones and iPads. As reported by Motherboard, hacker Pwn20wnd exploited the flaw to release a public version of the jailbreak on Monday, making it the first time an up-to-d...
12:39 2019-08-20

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Apple iPhone XR The OnePlus 7 Pro was just recently released as one of the fancier high-end smartphones of the year, and it's safe to say that what makes it so appealing is the unique mixture of exotic features and reasonable price.While Apple and Samsung were quick to attack the $1000 range with their ultra-luxuri...
16:39 2019-06-06

Three big iPhone problems Apple might not be able to fix Even Apple, with hundreds of billions in the bank and billions more rolling in every quarter, there are some problems that the company is finding hard to solve....
13:26 2019-06-20

Photos on iPhone is about to look completely different When you need to find a photo on your iPhone, what do you do? There are tons of ways, but let’s be honest. You probably just go to the camera roll and scroll through at lightning speed, trusting your eyes to pick out the target shot. That may change with Apple’s new layout for Photos, w...
00:26 2019-06-04

iOS 13 and iPadOS: Will your iPhone or iPad run it? Will your existing iPhone or iPad run the new iOS 13 and iPadOS upgrades, due out this fall, or has the time come to give Apple a huge chunk of cash for new devices?...
22:26 2019-06-04

This is when the iPhone 11 will ship to your door: Everything we know so far iPhone season is almost here, which means we’re now in a position to tell you exactly when Apple will launch the iPhone 11 series, when preorders start, and when the iPhone 11 flavor of your choosing will ship to your door. We’re 99% sure these dates are accurate. Not only do they come f...
19:52 2019-08-16

Apple iPhone XR Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Performance | Memory | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionAfter a brief delay following the launch of the $1000+ iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple has finally released its new device for the masses, the successor to the iPhone 8 an...
16:00 2019-05-21

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
14:39 2019-05-30

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if you are granted this limited-time offer, you can try...
02:13 2019-06-15

China's Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals' services China's biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing will allow users of its smartphone app to access services provided by apps of three domestic auto firms and others, in a push to generate more orders....
18:52 2019-07-15

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports. You can use the service (and server) on Android, iOS, PC, Roku, smart TVs, and even your web browser....
01:52 2019-08-17

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were watching games on illegal feeds....
03:39 2019-06-12

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
05:52 2019-05-24

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
16:00 2019-06-17

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
15:52 2019-05-21

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting down on Friday.The Indonesian company that owns t...
15:13 2019-05-31

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
04:13 2019-07-18

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent children from interacting with people who are not explicitly authorized by their parents. However, Facebook has reportedly been closing down certain gro...
23:00 2019-07-23

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random landscape backgrounds" are having the real estate...
05:26 2019-06-14

Facebook failed to warn users they were at risk of data breach Facebook has been accused of letting down its users after a significant data breach last year.The social media giant did not provide users with enough warning that their Facebook accounts could be compromised and their data stolen due to security flaws in its sign-on system, a new lawsuit has said.F...
17:52 2019-08-16

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
03:13 2019-06-14

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong....
18:13 2019-08-16

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
19:00 2019-08-16

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
01:52 2019-06-14

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, according to data from the Robinhood trading app. The number of accounts holding Tesla shares on the app increased even as analysts and shareholders ha...
10:00 2019-05-24

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last few days alone adding new capabilities like now letting you quickly discover bike-sharing stations around you in addition to seeing how crowded your tr...
04:52 2019-07-23

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's status in the mobile industry from underdog and flagship killer to top dog and flagship maker, there are still a few things that could have been better...
11:00 2019-05-24

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
05:52 2019-07-18

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen on their device is responding to"phantom" taps on...
22:00 2019-05-25

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social site lets users follow specific people (or accounts) ...
03:26 2019-08-14

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the agency had been collecting massive amounts of data in violation......
03:26 2019-08-08

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only to tra...
02:39 2019-08-14

YouTube Premium users can now download videos in 1080p quality Good news if you're paying for a YouTube Premium subscription every month: you can now download videos for offline playback at resolutions of 1080p, up from the previous limit of 720p.The change was first spotted by Android Police, with the Full HD (1080p) option appearing when YouTube Premium ...
10:00 2019-08-05

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
21:52 2019-08-08

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:00 2019-06-05

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could ha...
16:39 2019-05-21

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  While car traffic was at its highest recorded level ever in the UK, our need to stay mobile is also driving widespread adoption of new means of personal tr...
10:39 2019-06-05

Official Apple video promotes new features available to Memoji users in iOS 13 Today was opening day of the WWDC developer conference and as expected, iOS 13 was unveiled. The company already posted a video promoting the new makeup, hairstyles, and other fashion accessories that can be used with the Memoji feature once iOS 13 is launched later this year. Memoji are personalize...
00:13 2019-06-04

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
22:26 2019-08-09

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the app (for which they were paying $10 a month to see one film per day) to buy tickets for some new blockbusters, like Mission: Impossible — Fallou...
09:26 2019-08-10

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:52 2019-06-03

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been “paused”.Citing contractors who worked on the proj...
04:13 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:39 2019-08-14

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chemicals -- which may have unknown effects....
03:26 2019-08-01

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it will not follow Google and Apple in halting the p...
20:13 2019-08-05

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The company said it would not restart the programme un...
17:00 2019-08-02

2-in-1 Laptop Teacher vs Student Face-off: a tale of two power users The concept of the 2-in-1 laptop certainly isn’t new but, in 2019, this subgenre of the best laptops out there has gained major traction. The idea has been incredibly refined since its debut several years ago, with options all over the price spectrum.In fact, we firmly believe that a 2-in-1 l...
20:52 2019-08-02

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
21:26 2019-08-02

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
08:39 2019-06-08

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read More...
19:00 2019-08-05

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
14:39 2019-08-14

Monzo tells users to change PINs after security blunder British digital bank Monzo has apologised and urged 480,000 customers to change their PINs after realising that some of them were being stored inappropriately....
12:52 2019-08-06

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
19:26 2019-05-24

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out fires. OnePlus addressed criticism that it’...
00:39 2019-05-25

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:00 2019-07-04

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi......
15:13 2019-05-21

Mastercard says the no-number Apple Card comes with 'enhanced security' users will never see The Apple Card is more secure because users get a one-time-use number in the Wallet app, says the president of Mastercard's North American operations....
21:26 2019-08-20

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TRON dapps attracted more active users than any other network over the past three months, reports Dapp.com with new research. “484 new dapps were added t...
19:39 2019-07-03

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The investigation only started after Apple admitted that...
04:52 2019-05-23

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the tech giant has begun rolling out the update around the globe.Specifically, Google account holders will be able to choose a time limit of either 3 or 1...
05:39 2019-06-28

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
00:13 2019-08-21

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t just set the stage for broadband providers to start penalizing customers who enjoy services like Netflix instead of those owned by, say, AT&T; a consequence of the repeal we’re now witnessing that’s only likely to worsen...
00:39 2019-06-29

Gay dating app Jack’d to pay $240K for exposing users’ nude photos Jack’d, a popular gay hookup and dating app that left users’ nude photos exposed, has agreed to pay $240,000 to New York state and amp up security in an agreement with the state Attorney General’s office, officials announced Friday. The app, which is run by parent company Online Bu...
03:39 2019-06-29

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
13:26 2019-05-29

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
20:39 2019-06-19

Kink in porn site exposes the personal data of over 1M users Another day, another data breach. This time, the victim is adult website Luscious, which lets users upload pornographic images and animations behind anonymous usernames. But as it turns out, the promise of anonymity might’ve been misleading, to say the least. Security researchers from vpnMentor were...
12:39 2019-08-20

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
10:39 2019-06-20

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on Monday, that wasn’t a hypothetical question. Some of them got spammed with what OnePlus acknowledged was the result of a botched internal test th...
03:13 2019-07-02

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they collect is worth. Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Josh...
19:00 2019-06-27

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
23:00 2019-06-03

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is your archetypal Silicon Valley darling. It was founded by a brilliant Cambridge graduate who sold his first company to LinkedIn in 2012 then quit to s...
09:39 2019-07-12

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
20:39 2019-07-10

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
12:00 2019-06-28

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you also add in an ultra-affordable or insanely hefty microSD card. At the same time, it's generally a good idea to back up some of your most precious stuff...
13:52 2019-05-23

Welsh town's anti-sex toilets will spray users with water The Welsh town is set to install hi-tech toilets that would deter sexual activity by sounding an alarm and spraying the user with a cool blast of water....
18:52 2019-08-18

Can weed users be trusted with guns? A battle in America's heartland As legalization reaches the red states, the conflict between federal gun and marijuana laws becomes an issueIn November 2018, a Pennsylvania doctor who both used and prescribed medical marijuana sued the US. government. He had attempted to buy a revolver for self-defense, but he had been denied at t...
08:00 2019-06-24

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
02:52 2019-06-30

Android Messages may get Snapchat-like AR effects Apparently, Google has plans to turn the Android Messages app into a veritable Instagram and Snapchat rival. XDA Developers has discovered that the tech giant is testing augmented reality effects with pretty impressive elements within its messaging a......
07:52 2019-06-30

Huawei Unveils Android Replacement Following U.S. Ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is intended to run on all of its consumer gadgets, as it races to develop backups to U.S. technology following its U.S. blacklisting....
20:00 2019-08-09

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your Android Phone We’ve all experienced that moment of dread: You’re about to capture a video of your dog or cat doing something especially cute or hilarious. But then, the pop-up of doom: you’re out of space on your phone. You might have lost that moment, but there are plenty of ways to free up spa...
19:39 2019-08-07

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned a whole new breed of privacy-focused browsers that...
14:00 2019-05-22

Apple’s Tim Cook takes dig at Android Speaking at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook compared the iPhone iOS 12 adoption rate of 85 percent to the Android 9 adoption rate of 10 percent....
23:26 2019-06-03

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
16:39 2019-07-02

Android phones come with pre-installed malware Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps pre-installed.Maddie Stone, who previously worked on the Android...
03:26 2019-08-14

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new look and feel when you plug it into your car. If not, you’ll want to check a buried setting to force ...
15:52 2019-08-20

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
19:01 2019-05-21

Huawei 'building its own OS' as Android alternative Huawei is testing its own internally-developed mobile operating system as the tech firm awaits word on whether US sanctions will see Google strip its licence to use Android, according to Chinese state media....
20:13 2019-08-05

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms company, so we could see the Huawei ban lifted soon.Speaking at the G20 summit in Japan, Trump signalled...
18:26 2019-07-01

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button combinations to suit your own needs.Read more......
19:13 2019-05-22

Android 9.0 Pie for Moto G6 goes live at Verizon Verizon has just confirmed that it has released the long-awaited Moto G6 Android 9.0 Pie update. The information published on the carrier's website includes mentions the April security patch, as well as other improvements specific to Motorola smartphones.Overall, Moto G6 owners should notice importa...
08:52 2019-06-07

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls...
05:00 2019-08-14

Why open sourcerors might want to ditch Android for iOS Apple has long been the proprietary bad guy, but Google’s privacy-sucking ways in Android should give open source freedom fighters reason to consider switching....
02:52 2019-06-06

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
01:00 2019-05-30

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unicode Consortium unveiled what the new icons would b...
17:52 2019-07-17

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their device’s fingerprint or screen lock instead of a password when visiting c...
02:26 2019-08-13

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be called.As spotted by Android Headlines, Huawei filed m...
19:52 2019-05-27

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
15:26 2019-05-23

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy Crush Saga, if that game made me a little less hu...
23:26 2019-06-18

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors' Choice, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid...
16:52 2019-05-22

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least for adding to presentations due to the increased support for video file files in Power Point. Alternat...
17:13 2019-05-26

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
20:00 2019-05-29

Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, monkey-themed gameplay and a decent difficulty cur...
00:26 2019-05-24

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Since the AirPods first pitched up in 2016, truly wireless headphones (with each earbud separate) have become more and more popular, and now Android is getting new features to improve how these devices connect up.New changes arriving for the Bluetooth Fast Pair feature in Android include individual ...
20:26 2019-07-21

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone...
15:26 2019-05-23

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
12:52 2019-06-13

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free games for Android – and we list the very best here.Whether you’re into word games, en...
20:52 2019-05-21

OnePlus 3 and 3T finally getting Android 9.0 Pie updates After many months of waiting, OnePlus 3 and 3T users can now download the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update. The Chinese handset maker has just announced that the final build has been uploaded on its servers and is now being pushed to OnePlus 3 and 3T devices across the globe.The update includes a...
04:52 2019-05-23

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
20:39 2019-07-15

How to Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection Being able to turn your smartphone into a miniature access point that can give other devices an internet connection—like your laptop—is one of the best features ever. It’s saved my bacon plenty of times, those rarer moments when I need to use my laptop for something (like editing a Lifehacker post),...
19:39 2019-07-22

AT&T rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to the LG V35 ThinQ AT&T is the first US carrier to release the long overdue LG V35 ThinQ Android 9.0 Pie update, because it's one of the few that volunteered to do that. Well, apart from Google Fi, which is why theoretically AT&T is the first carrier to offer the update.Anyway, it appears that AT&T published the offic...
21:39 2019-06-19

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to confusion and excessive scrolling to find what you're...
19:52 2019-05-27

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take to better protect their privacy. Unfortunately, it seems the company could also do a lot better whe...
06:26 2019-07-09

How to Fix the Latest Android Bug That's Draining Your Battery Android users: If your phone’s battery has felt like it was crapping out lately, the most recent Google Play Services update may be to blame....
05:39 2019-08-13

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, including: Friends List - See who's in game or online a......
05:00 2019-05-22

The iPhone 11’s most controversial new feature might also come to the iPad It’s a bit bizarre that there’s already so much controversy surrounding an iPhone that’s going to look almost exactly like its predecessors. In fact, if you hold an iPhone XS and an iPhone 11 next to each other next month following the 2019 model’s release, the to phones will...
19:26 2019-08-12

Two weird ways your iPhone or Mac can be hacked For most people, the security that Apple has baked into an iPhone or Mac is more than enough. But determined criminals can find creative ways to bypass the locks to get at your data. But should you be worried?...
18:00 2019-08-11

The 10 most exciting hidden iPhone features in iOS 13 Apple spent plenty of time on stage during its WWDC 2019 keynote presentation earlier this week discussing all of the biggest new features it added to iOS 13. This is the software that will power the majority of Apple devices out there for the year to come, so it obviously makes sense that the compa...
20:26 2019-06-06

The best iPhone 6 deals in July 2019 It's now well over four years (doesn't time just fly!) since the release of the iPhone 6 and it seems that it is beginning to die out, falling from the list of the best iPhones.Although you can still get iPhone 6 deals, many brands have stopped selling them and we would recommend going for...
22:26 2019-06-30

All iOS 13 supported iPhone and iPad models Apple announced iOS 13 yesterday, and as usual, it turned out to be a massive release of new features and improvements. We can't imagine there being an iPhone user out there who wouldn't want to get iOS 13 on their device, once it becomes available this fall.This, however, raises the question of iOS...
02:52 2019-06-05

The best iPhone 5S deals in July 2019 It's been long replaced by the iPhone SE as Apple's go to budget handset, but if you're looking for a cheap iPhone then the iPhone 5S deals are worth considering before committing to your purchase. Unfortunately deals are now far between and we would recommend going for something newe...
22:26 2019-06-30

Your Apple Card Limit May Be Too Low to Buy an iPhone The much-anticipated Apple Card has an application process that can be done on your iPhone in minutes. Not only is it fast—it’s open to a wide range of credit histories once it rolls out to the general public later this month....
00:26 2019-08-10

iOS 13 public beta 5 now available to download on your iPhone Right on cue, the fifth iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public betas are now rolling out for all iPhone and iPad users to test. We are getting pretty deep in the beta cycle at this point, which means the major changes are few and far between, but there are still some significant additions worth checking out in...
21:52 2019-08-08

The best iPhone SE deals in July 2019 The iPhone SE may have been officially removed from the Apple Store, but the budget Apple smartphone continues to sell at some seriously rapid speeds. That's largely because this has been the cheapest iPhone on the market for quite a while now, but we can't imagine it will be here for that...
22:26 2019-06-30

How to Tell If Your iPhone is Refurbished By Looking at Its Model Number There’s always a bit of mystery involved when you’re buying an iPhone second hand. Was the phone purchased new by the person selling it to you? Is it refurbished?...
02:52 2019-06-30

Best iPhone 2019: which Apple phone is the best? You'd imagine that the best iPhone would just be the most recent, but now that Apple releases three models each year, like it did in 2018 with the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone X, there's a little more to think about – does physical size justify an increased size?When Apple&ap...
18:26 2019-06-10

The best free iPhone games of 2019 Free iPhone games have a reputation for being rubbish and full of IAP. But loads of superb free titles await your twitchy gaming thumbs – if you know where to look.To save you the effort of finding them, we’ve compiled the best here, split into handy categories. So if you fancy an arca...
16:52 2019-05-22

iOS tip: How to clear your iPhone's RAM and make it faster Finding that your iPhone is feeling a little slow? Here's a quick and easy trick to help speed it up without having to restart it or delete any apps or data....
18:39 2019-07-01

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 19, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. Bloons TD 5, Ninj...
21:01 2019-05-21

Don't expect Apple to switch to USB-C for the iPhone 11 September is only a few short weeks away, which means we're fast approaching the likely date for Apple's fall event and, barring a major surprise, the reveal of this year's iPhone lineup. The latest rumors suggest Apple will have again have three mod......
19:26 2019-07-23

Apple just made it easier than ever to set up a new iPhone Apple's new iOS 12.4 update makes it easier to transfer your data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone without having to rely on an iCloud backup if you don't have one....
17:13 2019-07-23

Pixel 4 is about to get an awesome new feature that the iPhone already has The Pixel 4 isn’t due to be released for several months, but Google’s upcoming flagship has been popping up in more and more leaks and rumors. We just saw Pixel 4 renders based on leaked design files as well as a leaked mold that seems to confirm the new Google phone will have a design s...
22:13 2019-06-12

Apple just released iOS 12.4 for the iPhone and iPad It might not be quite as exciting as Apple’s iOS 13 beta, but the company just pushed out a new software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. iOS 12.4 comes about two months after the initial release of iOS 12.3, and it mainly focuses on bug fixes and other refinements. There is on...
20:13 2019-07-22

Apple is investigating an iPhone 6 explosion Smartphone battery explosions happen from time to time, and the most recent case involves an iPhone 6 unit that exploded in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. The device did not cause any injuries, but did burn through a blanket, and gave a good scare to those involved. Apple is already investigating...
17:13 2019-07-15

Do you make these mistakes with your iPhone or iPad? I'm amazed how many myths and legends exist when it comes to using an iPhone or iPad. Some will slow down your device, while others are downright harmful....
20:00 2019-07-20

There is one big reason why China won't ban the Apple iPhone The U.S.-China trade war is one of tit for tat. Revenge and retaliation are at the heart of this ever-escalating battle. For example, last week the U.S. raised the tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10% to 25%. China quickly added tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. exports. Now that t...
04:52 2019-05-23

New report shows that iPhone loyalty is as low as it’s ever been iPhone owners historically haven’t been prone to ditching the brand for an Android, but that may finally be changing. Citing a survey conducted by device trade-in company BankMyCell, CNET reports that iPhone retention has dropped 15.2% since March 2018. BankMyCell says that it collected data f...
01:39 2019-07-19

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public beta 3 arrived on time this week, without any mysterious delays or waves of bug repo...
20:39 2019-07-18

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
16:13 2019-06-14

There’s a huge iPhone bug in the latest iOS 13 beta that you really need to know about The latest iOS 13 beta has a serious security bug that will allow access to your stored passwords by anyone with access to your device. For someone to get to your passwords, they need to know how the bug works, and they need to get their hands on your iPhone or iPad. The good news, however, is that ...
23:00 2019-07-16

The best iPhone games to play in 2019 If you've got a new or upgraded iPhone, or are simply just bored with what you've already got, then you'll be exhilarated to hear that you can revolutionise it, turning it into one of the greatest consoles of all time.That's because the iPhone arguably kicked off the mobile gamin...
16:01 2019-05-24

These are Apple's 3 best inventions since the iPhone (AAPL) Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Apple isn't just "the iPhone company." Apple has released several game-changing inventions over the years, some of which could be even more important than the iPhone. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For its first 20 years of existence, Apple was "the Maci...
19:00 2019-06-27

AG William Barr wants to hack your iPhone Right now, Apple takes painstaking care to ensure that your Snapchats, iMessages, photos, and everything else on your iPhone stays secure. But if Attorney General William Barr gets his way, all your private data could soon be at risk....
20:52 2019-07-24

How to save £150 off a new iPhone and keep your number with Sky Mobile If you're in the market for a new mobile phone deal - specifically an iPhone deal or Samsung phone deal - then you might want to take a glance over at Sky Mobile as it could save you £150.Following the new Ofcom regulations, which now help you to switch network by simply sending a text, Sk...
20:13 2019-07-01

Act quick and you can get an iPhone 6s for as little as $120 (unlocked and refurbished) Apple's official iOS 13 rollout is not too far away, and despite the advanced age and relatively modest specifications of the iPhone 6s, the 2015-released 4.7-incher (as well as its 5.5-inch sibling) is guaranteed to receive the next big software update as soon as it will be made available.This shou...
00:13 2019-06-24

Deal: Get a brand new Apple iPhone SE for as low as $240 Despite the fact that Apple discontinued the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based company continues to sell refurbished as well as new units for a lot less than the suggested retail price. However, many retailers are trying to cut Apple's prices and offer better deals on the company's older iPhone models....
01:13 2019-07-03

The latest big iPhone 11 leak just surprised us all With Apple slated to release its iPhone 11 lineup in just a few weeks, we’re starting to see a noticeable uptick in the number of iPhone 11 rumors making their way through the rumor mill. Most recently, a leak via Twitter claims that Apple is planning to slightly tweak the naming scheme for it...
14:39 2019-08-12

iPhone 11: What to expect and why waiting may be your best option There are already hints the 2019 iPhone upgrade cycle will be comparatively modest, with far more impactful changes, including 5G, coming in 2020.       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

Now Best Buy can fix your iPhone if you don’t want to wait in line at the Genius Bar It just got a lot more convenient to fix a broken iPhone or other Apple device in need of a repair, thanks to a partnership Apple announced on Wednesday with Best Buy. The iPhone maker has expanded its authorized service provider network now to most all of Best Buy’s 1,000 stores across the US...
07:13 2019-06-20

How to adjust the brightness of your iPhone flashlight Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Did you know you can adjust the brightness of your iPhone’s flashlight? If you’re like me, and have owned an iPhone for years without realizing that fact, let me ...
22:00 2019-05-22

A bizarre leak might’ve just given us our first look at an actual iPhone 11R The Galaxy Note 10 launches next week, which means we expect to see more and more leaks showing the handset in the wild. One such leak happened just hours ago, when someone posted an image of the Note 10+ on Twitter before quickly deleting the post. But the internet never forgets, and that image was...
17:39 2019-07-31

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running on your iPhone (which is an even more handily portable device, of course).However, deciding which business apps to use on a mobile platform can be a hea...
23:52 2019-07-06

Apple sends out iOS 12.3.2 to just one iPhone model to fix just one bug Apple released iOS 12.3.2 today, and the update appears to have been disseminated with a particular bug extermination in mind. Apparently, this build of iOS was disseminated to fix an issue that iPhone 8 Plus users have been having with the Portrait mode depth effects. More specifically, Apple says ...
23:39 2019-06-10

iPhone 11 may finally ditch Lightning for USB-C A report a few weeks ago claimed the iPhone 11 will ship with an 18W charger in the box, which is easily one of the most exciting iPhone 11 rumors so far. That’s the same USB-C charger that ships with the 2019 iPad Pros and which can be purchased separately from Apple’s store (both onlin...
01:26 2019-06-11

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2 for iPhone with a fix for an annoying bug We’re all anxious for iOS 13 following Apple’s big reveal at WWDC last week, but the iPhone maker still isn’t finished with iOS 12 quite yet. On Monday, Apple rolled out iOS 12.3.2, which appears to be little more than a bug fix for select iPhone 8 Plus users that have been experie...
01:26 2019-06-11

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available across the range of productivity and creativity applications, as well as easy accessibility for Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile Apple devices have esta...
01:52 2019-06-18

Why does my iPhone screen crack so easily and what should I do now? Repair shops offer generally cheaper options than Apple, unless you have iPhone XS Max. Most stores won't repair the Max because parts are too pricey        ...
17:01 2019-05-28