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How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature?

Over the course of the last few months, we switched from “5G is coming!” to “5G is finally here!”. And while “here” is still far from everywhere, 5G is indeed a reality, and so are the phones that su...

How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature?

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Xiaomi's latest smartphone really is a flagship killer After teasing its own ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ for quite some time, today Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi K20 Pro in China and, as expected, it certainly doesn’t disappoint.All the specs you'd expect from a flagshipAs you’d expect from any flagship-level smartphone in 2019, the Redmi K20 Pro is powe...
16:26 2019-05-28

The Flagship Killer is dead. Long live the new OnePlus My initial idea for how this editorial was going to go was that it'd be discussing the negative side of OnePlus' decision not to make the affordable OnePlus 7 more widely available, and for significantly changing its course by going for a higher-tier market with the 7 Pro, somehow not being true to ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Nokia's new ad incorrectly shows how a common smartphone feature works As many smartphone owners might know, the adaptive brightness feature on a smartphone automatically changes the brightness of the screen depending on how bright or dark it is at the time. When a phone is used in a dark room, adaptive brightness dims the screen, and under a bright sun, the screen get...
07:52 2019-05-27

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
19:26 2019-05-22

Black Ops 4's Long-Promised Zombies 'Factions' Feature Is Still Missing Black Ops 4’s Zombies still doesn’t have all the content that Activision promised prior to its launch last year. In fact, the undead survival mode hasn’t really seen a proper content flow or substantial rewards. Seven months since Black Ops 4’s launch, and the Zombies community is still left specula...
03:13 2019-05-25

Apple iPad rumored to get long missing native feature in iOS 13 Unless you own an Apple iPad, and even if you do, you might not have realized that the tablet is shipped without a native calculator app. Obviously such an important utility feature is available by installing a third-party calculator app. But according to a tweet from @PineLeaks, a self-proclaimed "...
04:00 2019-06-02

No new HomePod at WWDC, but Apple is bringing a long overdue feature to the existing model Yes, the HomePod is still around. No, the 2017-unveiled, early 2018-released Apple smart speaker didn't get a long overdue sequel at the company's 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference. But after receiving a permanent price cut a couple of months ago (and a number of less permanent yet far more attra...
22:26 2019-06-03

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to control and monitor your in-car listening patterns....
11:26 2019-05-27

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

What’s a flagship phone anyway? Recommending phones used to be easy. A few years ago, if a friend was coming to the end of their contract and needed to pick a new model, I’d tell them to grab the newest iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S-whatever. Now, it’s a lot more nuanced, and the top-tier segment of the phone market has lost its shin...
01:26 2019-05-22

Standard Life Aberdeen plots IFA swoop on GT Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA), one of Britain's biggest asset managers, is in talks to snap up a unit of Grant Thornton (GT), the accountancy firm, that advises affluent clients on their financial affairs....
19:26 2019-06-05

Trump’s snooker revolution: ‘I want to reach a standard nobody has seen before’ "Judd Trump is snooker\u0027s greatest talent, and can revolutionise the standards of the sport after winning his first World Championship, writes Desmond Kane."...
17:26 2019-05-23

AOC slams FBI over double standard for white supremacists WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proclaimed on Twitter Wednesday that “Neo-Nazis are getting off the hook,” sharing a video of a back-and-forth she had with FBI leadership over who gets defined as a terrorist. “This hearing was wild,” Ocasio-Cortez said. The New York Democrat questio...
04:26 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
08:26 2019-06-08

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints....
16:13 2019-05-22

Malaysia's Mahathir rekindles gold standard debate The Malaysian leader has proposed a gold-pegged common trading currency for East Asia. Experts say returning to the gold standard is easier said than done, especially when the motive is more political than economic....
20:13 2019-06-03

Polish foreign minister accuses EU of double standard Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz came to Berlin to defend the Law and Justice government's restructuring of the judiciary. He accused Germany of having "politicized" state prosecutors....
21:26 2019-06-19

Best "affordable flagship" phones in 2019 What are the best "affordable flagship phones" this year? To answer that, we have to first define the curious phenomenon of a "budget flagship". First, we know that people want the best phone they can get, but of course without paying the high bill that usually comes with a flagship. Many companies ...
16:26 2019-06-11

Anna Tatishvili fined £41,000 for playing ‘below standard’ at French Open • Maria Sakkari beat former world No 50 6-0, 6-1 in first round• Tatishvili was playing her first tour match since October 2017The former world No 50 Anna Tatishvili has been fined nearly £41,000 for performing “below professional standards” in her first-round match at the French Open.Tatishvili los...
18:26 2019-06-03

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
16:26 2019-06-03

Standard Bank shareholders vote down climate-risk resolution Standard Bank shareholders on Thursday voted down a resolution that would have required the South African lender to report climate risk in its activities, although they passed another forcing it to disclose its coal financing policies....
17:26 2019-05-30

Honor 20 Pro hands-on: You’ll forget it’s not a flagship phone Ever the pragmatist, my grandma always told me that a "third-class ride was better than a first-class walk." That may not be the case when it comes to dirt-cheap smartphones, which can be so bad that you almost prefer no phone at all. Compa......
00:39 2019-05-22

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLUPDATE: Google has just confirmed the rear design of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We have updated this article with newer concept renders.###There’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment making ......
22:26 2019-06-12

MG Motor Opens Its First Flagship Showroom In India Located at Milestone Experion Centre, in Sector 15 Gurugram, the new flagship showroom from Morris Garages (MG) Motor India is also the company's headquarters. Also, bookings for MG Hector have begun......
15:13 2019-06-04

Domenica Vacca closes flagship NYC store Designer Domenica Vacca has found himself in a very unfashionable place: on the curb. After a months-long legal battle with his landlord in Manhattan, Vacca closed his 3-year-old flagship store at 15 W. 55th St. over the holiday weekend. A sign in the front window of the swanky store, which sold $3,...
08:52 2019-05-30

Nokia might be preparing not one, but two 5G smartphones, including a 'value flagship' The lack of 5G support is the least of the Nokia 9 PureView's problemsEven though 5G network deployment continues to move at a snail's pace, market analysts expect the groundbreaking new cellular technology to make a difference for global smartphone sales as early as the second half of 2019. It's th...
16:13 2019-06-10

This flagship's battery life puts all others to shame With Huawei's phones in the penalty box until mid-August when we will know if the White House will allow them to receive further Android updates, there aren't many options for Android flagships with great battery life any more. All other popular ones like Samsung's S-line or LG's G-line, come with Q...
02:52 2019-06-05

First impressions: The OnePlus 7 is a ‘flagship’ for people who can resist the Pro A few weeks ago, OnePlus released its most extravagant phone yet, the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, it’s time for its more vanilla variant, the OnePlus 7. While OnePlus blew us off with the new design and a stunning screen with the Pro version, this one’s just an iterative update to the OnePlus 6T, and you mi...
11:13 2019-05-31

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Leak Tips Size Gap Between Standard, Pro Models Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro screen protectors tip massive size difference between the two variants of Samsung's next flagship....
18:26 2019-06-18

China smog hotspot Hebei meets air standard for first time in May: government China's smog-prone province of Hebei, the country's biggest steel producing region, met a national air quality standard for the first time last month, its environment bureau said on Tuesday....
10:26 2019-06-11

F1 calls off planned standard gearboxes move for 2021 cost saving Formula 1 has called off its expected switch to standard gearbox cassettes in 2021, following a World Motor Sport Council vote to retain freedom of gearbox supply in the championship...
23:39 2019-05-24

Redmi just undercut the OnePlus 7 Pro with a cheap ‘flagship killer’ of its own OnePlus launched three new OnePlus 7 versions in the past few weeks, including a phone that looks a lot like the OnePlus 6T, a OnePlus 7 Pro that features a brand new design, and a 5G version of the Pro phone that’s only available in the UK for the time being. In the process, OnePlus increased...
01:00 2019-05-29

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships out there. Fast forward to May 21st, and we’...
05:39 2019-05-22

New Alpine A110S: faster, more hardcore flagship revealed S version of Alpine's Porsche Cayman rival gets more power and bespoke suspensions settings for a more focused feel Alpine says the new high-performance A110 S is a true “focused sports car” with a “very different character” from existing versions of the two-seater. The new range-topping variant of...
18:39 2019-06-13

Xiaomi’s itsy-bitsy Mi 9 SE flagship is designed to be used with one hand Xiaomi’s assault on the European smartphone market continues. Today, it announced the UK launch of its compact Mi 9 SE flagship, which will retail starting at £349 (roughly $440) for the entry-level model. This device bears many similarities with the previously released Mi 9 handset, albeit with a d...
01:39 2019-06-07

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with the phone. It’s maybe no surprise then that there is suddenly a lot more interest in mid-range, sub-$500 phones again. I...
14:39 2019-05-21

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything will work out for the embattled Chinese tech giant, but the latest change operated to the official webs...
11:52 2019-05-29

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollution from cars that were designed to fight climate change. In a letter signed by 17 companies including Ford, General Motors and Toyota, the automakers as...
02:13 2019-06-08

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
20:00 2019-06-01

Lexus makes camera and radar safety features standard for 2020 cars You'd think that luxury automakers would load their cars with safety tech by default, but that's not always the case -- it hasn't been for Lexus, anyway. However, the company is making amends for that shortfall. It's making its Safety System+ a stand......
23:26 2019-06-19

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
23:52 2019-06-01

The 2020 BMW M8 Is a 600 HP Rear-Wheel Drive Flagship 30 Years in the Making Back in the early 1990s, BMW was playing with the idea of a 550 horsepower version of its classic 8 Series sports car, infamously developing a prototype that never made it to production, and was only discussed in detail years after its development. Fast forward 30 years, and the 2020 BMW M8 is here ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Toy Story 4 is the breeziest but also the strangest entry yet in Pixar's flagship franchise You wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if Pixar was pushing its luck, cracking the toy box open again. After all, the studio, one of the last in Hollywood to truly deserve the designation of “dream factory,” already achieved something like the ideal conclusion to its flagship saga. Even those, like this cr...
20:52 2019-06-13

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
16:39 2019-05-22

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses and withdrawals....
15:26 2019-06-05

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

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now been mentioned in an Amazon listing.Shortly after news broke that the Moto Z4 was already available to...
16:26 2019-05-28

Mexico plans cutbacks to president's flagship 'Mayan Train' project Mexico will shorten the 1,525-km (948-mile) route for a proposed "Mayan Train" designed to link tourist hot spots and spur development on the Yucatan Peninsula, an official said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at saving about $287 million in costs....
23:52 2019-06-18

New Ferrari SF90 Stradale revealed: 986bhp hybrid power for new flagship News 29 May, 2019 The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the brand’s first ever plug-in hybrid, combining Ferrari’s most powerful V8 ever with three electric motors...
06:00 2019-05-30

What the unexpected Pixel 4 teaser tells us about the fourth-gen Google flagship phone We’ve been bombarded with Pixel 4 rumors for the past few days now, but nobody could have seen coming what Google did on Wednesday. The company went to social media to post actual images of the Pixel 4 several months in advance of the phone’s arrival. That’s an incredibly bold move...
20:13 2019-06-13

New Ferrari SF90 Stradale: 986bhp plug-in hybrid power for new flagship News 30 May, 2019 The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the brand’s first ever plug-in hybrid, combining Ferrari’s most powerful V8 ever with three electric motors...
13:26 2019-05-30

China's top coke producing province to shut plant that couldn't meet special emission standard China's top coke producing region Shanxi will close all coke plants that cannot meet a special emission standard by Oct. 1, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday....
15:26 2019-06-06

Nike adds mannequins for plus-sized and para-sport athletes to its flagship store Nike gave one of its stores a makeover that included adding an updated women's floor with plus-size and para-sport mannequins for the first time.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
20:01 2019-05-21

Abercrombie & Fitch shares tank 17% on weak same-store sales, retailer closing 3 flagship stores Abercrombie's same-store sales growth of 1% during the first quarter came in short of what analysts were expecting, sending the retailer's stock tumbling....
15:39 2019-05-29

New Study Evaluates BXM and Other Indexes: Returns, Standard Deviations and Risk-Adjusted Returns Since Mid-1986 CHICAGO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "The CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) — A Review of Performance," was released last week by investment-advisory firm Hewitt EnnisKnupp. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100707/CBOELOGO-a) The study, commissioned by Chicago Board...
08:26 2019-05-22

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras currently available....
21:00 2019-06-03

The standard Galaxy Note 10 may actually resemble a Note 10e Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro concept renderThe fact Samsung has two Galaxy Note 10 models in the works at the moment is certainly no secret. The larger model is understood to be the Galaxy Note 10 Pro which will inherit most of the Galaxy S10 5G’s technology, while the other should be a regular Galaxy...
15:52 2019-05-29

What happens to my Huawei smartphone now? Huawei smartphone and tablet owners are being left in a difficult position following US sanctions banning American companies from providing any technologies to the company....
19:39 2019-05-21

Best smartphone you can buy right now in 2019 With so many different (yet similar) smartphones from so many brands from across the globe, one may start feeling a bit lost. Which one of those many is the best phone you can buy right now, in 2019? And why is it better than the rest?The truth is that there is no one phone to fit every person's nee...
16:26 2019-06-11

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that app. A tweet from Federico Viticci, co-host of th...
03:39 2019-06-19

You might have missed the most promising new feature of iOS 13 iOS 13 might not be the huge leap forward that some Apple fans anticipated, but it does include a range of upgrades that will greatly improve the iOS experience. One that we’ve yet to highlight is called Optimized Battery Charging, and while it doesn’t sound all that exciting, it might b...
00:39 2019-06-06

Motorola might have another budget smartphone on the way Motorola seems to be investing quite heavily in the budget segment this year. It’s already launched the Moto G7 lineup and is rumored to be working on a cheap Android One phone in addition to the next-gen Moto E6. But if a new leak is anything to go by, it has yet another model under development. S...
14:00 2019-06-05

Can You Survive A Week Without Your Smartphone? For $1,000? (CNN) — A company wants to pay you $1,000 if you can leave your smartphone behind for a week. Internet service provicer Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge They say it’s right in time for the 30th anniversary of the first folding phone. To make up for all the h...
11:52 2019-06-10

A Nokia smartphone for life With 2.71bn of us around the world owning a smartphone, it seems like we’re fully embracing the mobile age. But, with such a vast and growing device ecosystem, not all of us are ready or willing to fully embrace the fast hardware upgrade cycle. Why? Because we’re either not interested ...
10:39 2019-05-30

A smartphone with two punch holes could be on the way Why settle for one punch hole?The notch is almost a couple of years old now and, in the world of smartphones, that means it’s becoming a dated design feature. Companies such as Samsung have recognized this and late last year introduced the newer punch hole layout. But it seems as though ZTE isn’t co...
02:52 2019-06-05

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
17:00 2019-06-19

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tweak the Registry file....
19:00 2019-06-10

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

iMovie for iOS now has a green screen feature iMovie for iOS is one of the most advanced video editors for a mobile device as it's able to edit 4K footage without stuttering and the amazing thing is that Apple offers it for the sweet price of free. Now, with the latest update, iMovie becomes even more powerful as it adds one feature that tradit...
11:52 2019-06-12

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam call filtering!Yes, iOS 13 will be able to automa...
08:52 2019-06-06

Tesla’s next big feature is… a port of Cuphead? Enlarge / Access to playable scenes like this are why I bought a Tesla and not a PS4. (credit: Studio MDHR) After March's announcement that the hard-as-nails, retro-stylized platformer Cuphead was coming to the Nintendo Switch, we wondered what platform might be the next to see a port. Anything fr...
23:00 2019-06-03

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

Motorola's next smartphone could reintroduce an iconic name CAD-based renders of Motorola's quadruple-camera phoneUnlike HMD Global which has re-introduced the iconic Nokia 3310 and Nokia 8110, Lenovo hasn’t relied on nostalgia to shift Motorola-branded devices since it took over the company five years ago.This year, however, the Chicago-based brand does hav...
16:26 2019-05-28

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
16:26 2019-05-24

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Upgrade to This New Powerful Smartphone vivo recently launched the 8GB RAM variant of its popular phone, V15Pro. The vivo V15Pro already offers a great set of features and with the addition of an 8GB RAM variant, this phone looks like a......
20:52 2019-05-23

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
04:39 2019-05-25

How Kids' Allowance Works in the Smartphone Age Parents in search of more engaging ways to teach children the value of money are turning to allowance-tracking apps, where kids can see their balance rise and fall in real time....
12:39 2019-05-28

A TikTok smartphone is reportedly being developed Amazon created the Fire Phone to promote its services and Facebook partnered with HTC on a dedicated smartphone. Both products turned out to be complete failures, but that isn’t stopping the developers of viral app TikTok from creating their own device.According to a report by Financial Times, indus...
19:52 2019-05-27

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
15:39 2019-05-23

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing down to earth. Times were simpler back then. We ha...
17:52 2019-05-23

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it will be able to gin up interest for its struggling Pixel line by offering customers premium features...
23:00 2019-05-31

Rice Will Not Save Your Soggy Smartphone Rice pairs well with so many things: A Panda Express bowl, a wedding (no, birds won’t explode), cilantro stems. What it doesn’t mix with is your soggy smartphone, even though you’ve probably had it beaten into you that the first thing you want to do when you accidentally soak your device is to drop ...
19:01 2019-06-18

Get ready for under-display smartphone cameras Xiaomi's under-display cameras mean more all-screen devices. [credit: Xiaomi ] With in-screen fingerprint readers quickly becoming a regular feature of flagship phones, manufacturers are s...
21:00 2019-06-03

Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000? Do you have what it takes to win the Flip Phone Challenge? Frontier Bundles, a company that offers internet, cable, and phone service bundles is offering $1,000 to the "one brave soul" willing to replace his or her smartphone with an old school flip phone for one week. The company is doing this to c...
08:52 2019-06-07

If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000 There’s a good chance you’re reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you’ve been essentially either tethered to your phone all day or it’s at least been within arm’s reach when you’re not using it. Permanent conne...
09:13 2019-06-07

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency plan may see the light of day....
01:26 2019-05-22

See the first under-display smartphone camera in action! Over the past year, smartphone makers have been getting creative with different ways to hide front-facing cameras. As bezels slim to the point that there was simply no room for a selfie snapper, companies resorted to out-there solutions such as pop-up and swivel modules, sliding screens, and display...
14:26 2019-06-03

PC makers are getting better at copying smartphone innovation For a long time, the PC industry was stagnating. Computer makers had grown comfortable with iterative annual updates to their devices, relying on yearly processor advancements to push consumers to buy new laptops. But recently, things changed. PC mak......
01:52 2019-05-31

The first smartphone with a 64MP camera could come from Xiaomi Xiaomi isn't a high-end (in terms of price) smartphone maker, but its got a knack for firsts – the Xiaomi Mi 9 was the first handset in the world released with the Snapdragon 855 chipset, and now it looks like a future Xiaomi device could be the first phone with a 64MP camera.That's...
13:39 2019-06-19

Capture better video on your smartphone with this sub $100 gimbal With a gimbal like the Freevision Vilta-SE 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer, you’ll be surprised at how one relatively low-priced accessory can make so much of a difference in your video quality. For under $100 ($89.10, to be exact) with promo code: DAD10, this TNW Deal is a low cost, yet hyper e...
15:26 2019-06-05

Honor's first 5G smartphone will arrive during Q4 2019 Huawei itself has already announced the Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as its first 5G smartphones, but soon it’ll be the turn of sub-brand Honor to introduce its first 5G offering.During an interview in Shanghai, Honor President George Zhao revealed that the brand is preparing a 5G phone for release...
14:52 2019-06-05

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE to offer the service.Subscribers using the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first availa...
15:13 2019-05-30

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
14:33 2019-05-21

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to m...
01:13 2019-06-15

HONOR20i - The Perfect Camera Smartphone Under Rs. 15,000 HONOR 20i features an attractive gradient design and comes with a small waterdrop-shaped display notch. The phone is priced on the affordable side at Rs. 14,999 but still looks quite beautiful....
20:00 2019-06-17

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-in Calendar, Keep, and Tasks panels that are alrea...
02:52 2019-06-12

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

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the hosts.The new feature is meant to make the time s...
14:00 2019-06-12

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling visitors of the annual conference—which it famously does not attend—with a brazenly false piece of advertising: a massive outdoor ad declaring “What happ...
05:13 2019-06-04

The clever cryptography behind Apple’s “Find My” feature Enlarge / The 2018 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. (credit: Samuel Axon) When Apple executive Craig Federighi described a new location-tracking feature for Apple devices at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote on Monday, it sounded—to the sufficiently paranoid, at least—l...
21:26 2019-06-06

Amazing! This New Gmail Feature Will Let You Know If You’re Being Normal In An Email Nailing the right tone in an email can be tricky, but thankfully, one email provider has stepped up to make what can be a stressful experience a whole lot easier: Gmail has released a new feature that will let you know if you’re being normal in an email....
20:00 2019-05-29

New report says the Galaxy Note 10 isn’t getting the new feature everyone wanted Some recent rumors claimed that the Galaxy Note 10 will deliver Samsung’s fastest battery charging tech yet at a blistering 45W. Furthermore, a recent leak showed an unannounced Samsung charger spotted in the documentation the company filed with a South Korean regulatory body, prompting specul...
01:26 2019-06-11

Windows 10 version 1903: When will you get the next big feature update? In the "Windows as a service" era, updates can arrive when you least expect them. So can major changes in Microsoft's update policies for business customers. I've sorted out the details of the latest Windows Update for Business policy change. There will be a test....
17:52 2019-05-30

The iPhone 11 could borrow one important Galaxy S10 feature The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report by Mac Otakara (via 9To5Mac), one of the new features can already be found on Samsung's latest flagships.Listen to audio through two Bluetooth devices s...
19:52 2019-05-27

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
00:39 2019-06-08

Here’s the first trailer for Pixar’s next original feature ‘Onward’ We may have sounded a little extreme when we predicted back in December that Onward, Pixar’s next original feature slated for release on March 6, 2020, would easily recapture the magic of the beloved animation studio’s glory days and tap into the same storytelling and visual prowess that...
07:13 2019-05-31

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
13:52 2019-06-07

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
04:00 2019-06-07

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

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
04:00 2019-06-01

Apple’s new battery optimizer is iOS 13’s most underrated feature Apple’s under-the-radar battery optimizer is iOS 13’s most unheralded feature While we debate the merits of a $1,000 monitor stand, one of the coolest things to come from yesterday’s WWDC event was an iOS 13 feature that didn’t even get mentioned. According to Apple’s own list of what’s to come in i...
08:52 2019-06-05

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app adds a new feature. Spotted in a section of the app...
23:39 2019-05-21

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
19:26 2019-05-22

Samsung’s Galaxy S11 won’t have the crazy new feature we’re waiting for The Galaxy S10 was released just a few months ago and it turned out to be a success for Samsung, unlike its predecessor. In about three more months, the Galaxy Note 10 will come out with an updated design as well as several new features, according to the newest leaks. In other words, it’s way ...
20:26 2019-05-21

Which smartphone has the best selfie camera? The results might surprise you Determining which smartphone camera is best can sometimes be tricky because the timing of the test itself should be taken into account. Let me explain: because handset manufacturers release new smartphones on vastly different schedules, it’s not exactly helpful to compare a brand new smartphon...
23:00 2019-05-29

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as the ZenFone Max M2 is now receiving the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update.Initially slated for an ...
02:39 2019-05-22

New Samsung dual-screen smartphone could be in the works Samsung may be working on something a little different in its smartphone labs, and no, it's not another foldable phone. Instead, it may be a dual-display handset.A recently published patent, which was originally filed back in July 2018, details a handset with a tall, 18.5:9 front display and a ...
11:39 2019-06-18

Best budget smartphone 2019: our top cheap mobiles Welcome to our round up of the best budget smartphones available. We've painstakingly reviewed all the top cheap phones in 2019 so far, to bring you our definitive ranking on the very best, so you can find the best cheap phone for you.Update: There's a host of new phones in our best budget...
21:39 2019-06-11

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
12:00 2019-06-14

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
00:26 2019-05-23

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese phon......
22:26 2019-05-27

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
11:52 2019-06-13

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem like a lot for something you’ll probably acc...
23:26 2019-05-29

Amazfit Verge 2 is coming soon and will work without your smartphone The Amazfit Verge proved itself to be one of the most affordable running watches of last year, and a new teaser from the manufacturer Huami suggests there may be a second generation coming very soon.The teaser, spotted by GizmoChina, has suggested the new watch will be launching in China on June 11,...
10:52 2019-06-04

How the OnePlus 7 Pro launch in New York ushered in a new smartphone era The OnePlus 7 Pro takes the “never settle” formula of past OnePlus devices and goes even further. It brings a powerful three-camera system, a super-smoother 90Hz display at a sharp QHD+ resolution, and delivers top-level speeds all while keeping the price down to just $669. Here’...
01:26 2019-05-30

Best business smartphone of 2019: top mobiles for work For many of us, having the best business smartphone is absolutely essential, with everybody becoming more reliant on these little computers in our pockets to get our work done.With many manufacturers offering smartphones perfect for workers of all levels, we’ve updated this guide to give you ...
13:39 2019-06-16

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:13 2019-05-24

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:39 2019-05-31

The Moto Z4 launches as a $500 mid-range smartphone with 5G upgradability The Moto Z4, featuring the return of the headphone jack! Motorola provided this loving render of the phone on top of a tangle of headphone wire. [credit: Motorola ] Motorola announced its l...
18:26 2019-05-31

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in the US for less than $500 UPDATE: The Red Magic 3 is now available for purchase in the United States for less than $500. Nubia, the company behind the gaming smartphone announced the 8GB/128GB model costs $480, while the 12GB/256GB variant can be had for $600. You'll be able to purchase the Red Magic 3 directly from Nubia's ...
11:26 2019-05-27

Sony sees smartphone business as indispensable, says CEO Sony Corp sees the smartphone business as indispensable to its brand portfolio, its CEO said, bucking calls from some investors that the Japanese electronics firm should scrap the money-losing business....
11:13 2019-05-22

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for global domination.Over in India, as Weibing pointed...
23:39 2019-05-31

Apple’s offers new sign-in feature to verify user IDs Apple is rolling out a “Sign in with Apple” feature to its computers, tablets and phones, allowing users to verify their identities without having to use Facebook or Google. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant — which continues to attack its Silicon Valley rivals on privacy issues — said Monday the ne...
00:39 2019-06-04

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the issue. According to this OnePlus employee, the ca...
04:52 2019-05-23

Aurora Games to feature No. 1 US beach volleyball team ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games will feature the top-ranked women’s beach volleyball team on the U.S. tour, led by April Ross and Alix Klineman. The stars will be on the roster of Team Americas in the inaugural all-women’s sports and entertainment festival that involves more than 15...
23:39 2019-06-13

Amazon introduces 'StyleSnap' shopping recommendation feature Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday introduced "StyleSnap", a feature on its app that allows users to upload a picture of a look or style they like and get recommendations for similar items on the platform....
01:39 2019-06-06

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promoting this feature on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL by once again offering a comparison with the infamo...
17:26 2019-05-21

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
16:13 2019-05-22

How Google Maps’ new feature could save you from a speeding ticket If you use Google Maps to help you navigate while driving, you may have noticed a rather useful feature has been missing all these years: speed limit warnings and radar location notifications that let you know when you're approaching a speed camera.Now, after running tests in the US, Google&apo...
12:13 2019-05-30

The iPhone 11 may replace key display feature with inferior alternative Apple iPhone 11 CAD-based renderApple first introduced 3D Touch four years ago on the iPhone 6s and it has since become an important part of almost every subsequent iPhone model. But starting this year, that may no longer be the case.Say 'goodbye' to 3D Touch and 'hello' to Haptic TouchAfter previou...
00:26 2019-05-28

MTV dating show first to feature sexually fluid cast MTV is flipping the script on dating, broadcasting what it says is the first reality dating competition show in which all the contestants identify as sexually fluid....
01:13 2019-05-31

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch successor to feature 5G support in the US Samsung Galaxy WatchAlthough Samsung's last smartwatch was launched on the market less than a year ago, it's no surprise that the South Korean company is already readying yet another wearable device. The sequel to the Galaxy Watch is already in the works and the first details point to some major cha...
10:52 2019-05-29

Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs to sign up for sites and services on the web, is being t......
23:52 2019-06-04

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website points out that battery life is the amount of time a...
23:39 2019-06-12

Huawei's Own Smartphone, Laptop OS to Be Ready by Autumn: Richard Yu The international version of the system could be ready in the first or second quarter of 2020, the head of Huawei's consumer business, told US channel CNBC....
13:00 2019-05-24

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot in first quarter: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, before being blacklisted by the United States, research and advisory firm Gartner said....
18:26 2019-05-28

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use in the form of AOSP. But if you want your product...
17:39 2019-05-22

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best smartphone list is a little too pricey for your ta...
18:26 2019-06-10

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're looking at an affordable smartphone, you've surely noticed that there are plenty of Motorola handsets covering a variety of lower price points, which can make it a bit confusing when trying to pick a specific new phone.While none of Motorola's phones go toe-to-toe with flags...
18:26 2019-06-10

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
20:52 2019-05-21

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals: now is the time to get the world's best smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals have proved to be the ultimate waiting game. Delaying your purchase for the price to drop down low enough to own the world's best smartphone without selling all of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that day has finally come.While we may have led slightly over-dram...
18:26 2019-06-10

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now starting to see hard numbers for just how much the Trump Administration's export ban may affect the Chinese company's business. A report from Bloomberg ...
18:26 2019-06-17

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narrower elbows, the way we live today has terrifying consequences for the way we’re built. Here are some of the weirdest ways o...
20:39 2019-06-14

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
17:39 2019-05-22

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

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware business “sustainable.”Unlike Samsung and LG which have ...
14:00 2019-05-22

Samsung could launch another ultra-rugged smartphone this year Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4Samsung's Xcover lineup is aimed at customers who favor the ultra-rugged aspect of a smartphone rather than technical specifications. The South Korean company usually launched a new Xcover device every two years or so, which means that we'll be getting a new one this year.Sinc...
08:13 2019-05-24

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to the backs of their phones, the Pixel 3 and 3a have ...
16:39 2019-06-05

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned subsidiary. The new HTC Vive Tech Corporation will ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without alerting users, or asking for permission.A number of disgruntled Huawei owners have taken to Twitter...
14:52 2019-06-14

TikTok Parent ByteDance Developing Its Own Smartphone: Report ByteDance, the company that runs video sharing platform Tiktok, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will come with many of its apps and services pre-installed...
11:00 2019-05-28

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
14:26 2019-06-11

Palm is selling an unlocked version of its tiny smartphone As much as Palm's tiny phone has improved over the past several months, there's still been one glaring limitation: you've had to use it on Verizon (Engadget's parent company) in the US. You won't have to be quite so picky after today. Palm has open......
17:00 2019-06-18

Online Smartphone Shipments in India Highest Ever in Q1: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel reached their highest ever share of 43 percent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a Counterpoint Research report said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-11

The Xperia F could arrive next year as Sony's first foldable smartphone Samsung and Huawei have already announced their first foldable smartphones and the Motorola Razr is reportedly just around the corner. Other companies such as Xiaomi and LG are developing their own foldable products too. And according to a new report, Sony could eventually enter the market as well.E...
16:26 2019-05-28

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased all cooperation with Huawei. Huawei no longer has ...
15:39 2019-05-22

Huawei's Booming Smartphone Business Dealt Blow by U.S. Ban The recent U.S. move to blacklist Huawei Technologies threatens to cut off its access to crucial phone components and software for devices used by millions of people world-wide....
12:52 2019-06-13

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering the eyes of gamers and general users for years, with Low Blue Light modes in its monitors dating back some time. We saw the BenQ EW2440 offering an almo...
01:52 2019-06-18

Florida man loses thumb to Jaguar’s ‘guillotine’ door feature A Florida man was bitten by his Jaguar. Theodore Levy, 81, lost his right thumb after it was caught in the door of his $96,000 vehicle, which includes a “soft close” feature with a history of problems, according to a lawsuit. Levy was in a restaurant parking lot in April 2017 when the fancy feature....
03:26 2019-06-09

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or that you don't miss your flight. As we continue to heavily rely on our smartphones for our agendas, we need everything to be as streamlined as possible....
04:39 2019-06-09

Google Stadia will feature The Division 2 and Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Google has revealed just some of the games coming to its Google Stadia game-streaming service along with the first solid details on subscription services. During Stadia Connect, Google announced games coming to the service will include The Division 2, the upcoming Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Morta...
21:26 2019-06-06

Leak suggests the iPhone 11 will add a Pixel-like Night Sight feature While Apple remains the most popular smartphone brand in the United States, the iPhone has been surpassed on multiple fronts by other smartphone makers. One such example is the NIght Sight feature of Google’s Pixel phones, but if a new report is true, Apple could catch up with Google before th...
22:13 2019-06-12

Google Pixel 4 could include new feature that dramatically improves display When it comes to flagship smartphones, displays are often regarded as one of the most important features. Nowadays, most manufacturers opt for OLED panels that can display vibrant colors and deep blacks. But from the look of things, Google wants to take things a step further this year with a new fea...
14:00 2019-06-12

Helpful feature coming to Android Q might save some battery life A feature found in the Android Q Beta 4 update called Screen attention is the name for a native feature that other Android smartphone manufacturers already offer. Spotted by XDA, Screen attention uses your Android phone's front facing camera to determine whether you are looking at the display; if yo...
12:26 2019-06-08

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this year, for instance, the publication revealed that Tes...
07:00 2019-05-23

The iPad finally works with a mouse through a hidden iPadOS feature The absolute biggest change to the iPad that Apple introduced via its new iPadOS received zero mention on stage at the WWDC 2019 keynote: mouse support. Eagle-eyed software developer Steve Troughton-Smith discovered the new feature buried deep within the first iPadOS beta release. If you’re i...
23:39 2019-06-04

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
17:00 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' video will feature about a million celebrities Taylor Swift has released her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," and the video will feature a star-studded -- and eclectic -- collection of the singer's friends....
04:39 2019-06-17

Chevy's safety feature won't let teens drive without seat belts Because a chiming dashboard alert isn't enough to get teens to buckle up, Chevrolet introduced a new feature that prohibits drivers from shifting out of park until their seat belt is fastened. The "Buckle to Drive" system includes visible and audible......
00:39 2019-05-22

Facebook launches new Avatar feature for News Feed and Messenger Facebook is desperately trying to keep up with the competition by launching alternatives to some of the nifty features that other social network giants offer to their users. Facebook Avatar is such a feature that wants to compete with Snapchat's Bitmoji selfie stickers, so if you're using the latter...
08:39 2019-06-04

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

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e Tipped to Feature 32-Megapixel Selfie Camera Xiaomi is reportedly getting ready to launch the first smartphones coming out of its acquisition of the hardware division of Meitu, the Chinese selfie app and smartphone maker....
12:26 2019-06-18

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

Solve Windows 10 Issues Automatically With the New 'Recommended Troubleshooting' Feature You should install the recent Windows 10 May 2019 update, if you haven’t already. The update has a cool new feature, Recommended Troubleshooting, that makes diagnosing and solving common PC issues much easier....
01:00 2019-06-11

Link's Awakening Remake Is Out September, Has A New Dungeon-Building Feature The upcoming Switch remake of Zelda: Link’s Awakening looks like a 1:1 recreation of the original game, except for one big new feature: a dungeon builder called Chamber Dungeons....
19:13 2019-06-11

22Motors Patents Hill Assist Feature For Two-Wheelers; A World First In a world first, Gurugram-based 22Motors has secured a patent for a Hill Assist Control feature on two-wheelers. The electric mobility solutions start-up applied for the patent on February 7, 2019......
14:00 2019-05-29

Google testing new Maps feature that can save you money or even your life Imagine that you're out of town and need to take a taxi back to the hotel. While you're looking forward to quickly getting back to the room and taking a nap, the cab driver might want to take the long way back so that he can charge you more; since you're not familiar with the area, you might not not...
20:00 2019-06-10

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
23:26 2019-05-22

2019 iPhone XR May Feature Bigger Battery Than Last Year's Model The 2019 version of the iPhone XR is expected to feature a 3,110mAh battery, which is bigger than the 2,942mAh battery that the company added in original iPhone XR....
12:52 2019-06-12

Another Waze feature added to Google Maps can save you from getting pulled over Back in the olden days of 2016 when bezels were bigger, screens didn't have notches and foldable phones were the stuff of science fiction (uh, they still might be), we told you how easily a speedometer could be added to Google Maps. All it required was the installation of a third party app called th...
08:52 2019-06-06

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
10:13 2019-06-15

Huawei is headed for a big decline in smartphone shipments, but China could keep it afloat Huawei was doing an incredible job of defying mobile industry trends when national security concerns prompted President Trump to put an end to the Chinese tech giant's business ties with American companies and even foreign enterprises using "US original technology."While it remains impossible to pre...
16:26 2019-05-24

Camera specs leaked for Sony's eight-lens Xperia smartphone 'Less is more' is a phrase you don't hear much in the phone world – more is always more. That's a mantra Sony is apparently embracing in its rumored upcoming Xperia phone that has a whopping six rear and two front snappers, and a leak has given us a better clue as to what ...
11:39 2019-06-19

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow the lead of the White House, which on Monday had ...
23:52 2019-05-21

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
11:26 2019-05-27

The smartphone design we all want is finally real, but it’s not an iPhone or Galaxy device We’ve had all-screen smartphones for a few years now, but all designs so far come with a compromise. Whether it’s the iPhone X’s notch, the Galaxy S10’s hole-punch camera, or the OnePlus 7 Pro’s pop-up camera, all these devices compromise around the same feature, the fr...
14:39 2019-06-03

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
16:26 2019-06-04

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
22:26 2019-05-22

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
00:26 2019-05-23

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
18:52 2019-06-04

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, Samsung was forced to delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone (which still doesn’t ha...
01:39 2019-05-24

Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend of declining sales numbers and stagnant profits, the International Data Corporation (IDC) is out today with a report that sheds light on the company's ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Smartphone cannibalization deals major blow to PC and tablet sales Cannibalisation of smartphones dealt a major blow to the PC and tablet markets in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in the first three months of the year, with tablets taking a bigger hit.Fouad R. Charakla, senior research manager at International Data Corporation (IDC), told TechRada...
16:52 2019-05-22

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
19:52 2019-06-14

Nubia Red Magic 4 Gaming Smartphone Coming This Year, Company Says Nubia is now planning to release the next iteration, Red Magic 4, within this year with the aim to grab the top slot in this segment, a senior company executive has said....
17:00 2019-06-19

Final Fantasy 8 Remaster PS4 release confirmed to have one important PlayStation feature Final Fantasy VIII fans will all tell you one thing: music is one of the most important things in the game. Good news, then, as Square Enix confirms the remaster will get the best version of the OST....
08:13 2019-06-18

Apple Watch saves woman's life using a feature taken for granted by many owners The world's best-selling smartwatch has done it again, saving yet another life while providing the kind of publicity and media exposure no actual marketing budget can buy. Interestingly, the Apple Watch worn by a woman during a paddleboarding session gone awry didn't need to tap into any of the cool...
10:39 2019-06-06

Galaxy Note 10 leak reveals a futuristic feature you won’t find on any iPhone The Galaxy Note 10, now expected to launch on August 7th, is hardly a secret anymore. We’ve seen plenty of leaks that have confirmed the phone’s design and even the sky-high price tag has been outed. The Note 10 will come in two sizes, both featuring the same Infinity-O display that will...
17:13 2019-06-19

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

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passwords. It also added a dark mode setting with three...
06:52 2019-06-16

Alibaba's smart speaker to feature in Audi, Renault, Honda cars China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd, as the tech giant expands in artificial intelligence....
10:13 2019-06-11

Special Status, Finances Feature In PM-Jagan Reddy Discussions In Delhi Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues including the Special Category status for the state.......
12:39 2019-05-26

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
03:00 2019-06-13

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
17:00 2019-05-22

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also included other new features such as Smart Compose and an overhauled, customizable interface.Now, Google has announced that its Confidential Mode will ...
05:39 2019-05-30

Upcoming NVIDIA Shield TV to feature Google Stadia support, new controller News about NVIDIA working on a new Shield TV set-top box emerged over the weekend, but not many details on the device were mentioned at that time. We only learned that the Android TV box will include a more powerful processor and that it will run Android 9.0 Pie.However, the folks over at Digital Fi...
23:52 2019-06-19

GitHub rolls out Patreon-esque feature to let you tip open source developers GitHub, one of the largest respositories for hosting open source software, has added the ability to financially support developers through recurring monthly payments. The feature is called GitHub Sponsors, and works similar to funding platforms like Patreon. This allows you to sponsor the work of de...
11:13 2019-05-24

iPhone 11 will reportedly ditch a marquee feature that took Apple 5 years to develop Another day, another potential iPhone 11 leak. We already know so much about Apple’s upcoming next-generation iPhone models. The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R (or whatever Apple ends up calling it) are basically shaping up to be “S” upgrades to last year’s “S...
17:00 2019-05-28

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search Rolling out via a server-side update to the Google Search app on Android is a new feature that is called "In this video." Spotted by Android Police, this is a timeline for certain YouTube videos that appear on a Google Search result. For example, let's say you search for "steps to knit a scarf video...
06:52 2019-06-16

Apple's new iPhone software has a hidden feature so your battery won't wear out so fast A new feature in iOS 13 coming to iPhones will help extended your battery's life. It's called optimized charging, and here's what it does....
19:39 2019-06-12

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
12:26 2019-06-11

Apple's iOS 13 'Silence Unknown Callers' Feature Is Sounding Pretty Sweet Many of us are familiar with the uniquely infuriating hell that is robocalls, and folks, I hate to say it, but the problem isn’t getting any better. A recently announced iPhone feature arriving with iOS 13, however, might help quiet some of those unknown callers by kicking them straight to voicemail...
07:13 2019-06-08

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having to learn awkward touchscreen gestures to compensate. Researchers at Columbia University are bringing...
22:13 2019-06-12

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
08:52 2019-06-06

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
10:52 2019-06-03

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
12:52 2019-06-18

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if the Chinese tech giant will be able to use the fully-functioning version of Android in its future pho...
14:39 2019-05-21

Samsung's next rugged smartphone leaks in full ahead of its June launch Once every two years, Samsung launches a mid-range Galaxy rugged smartphone, as part of the Xcover series, and 2019 is the year that the South Korean company is expected to released a new device.However, the new phone is unlikely to be a major upgrade over the Galaxy Xcover 4 predecessor, especially...
16:00 2019-06-05

Sony wants to 'transform' its smartphone business by neglecting a huge part of the world After laying off hundreds of European employees, shutting down a major Chinese factory, shipping an all-time low number of devices during the first three months of the year, and reportedly preparing another massive round of firings, Sony's mobile business is essentially hanging by a thread. In fact,...
17:26 2019-05-21

Huawei insists global smartphone production levels are 'normal', at least for the time being There's been much ado about Huawei's tough road ahead as key US partners and major parts suppliers are prepared to turn their backs on the world's second-largest smartphone vendor at the end of a 90-day reprieve granted shortly after President Trump's announcement of a potentially business-ending ba...
14:00 2019-06-05

Russia to investigate Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing - TASS Russia's anti-monopoly service has opened an investigation into the Russian subsidiary of Dutch technology company Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing, TASS news agency cited the deputy head of the watchdog as saying on Thursday. (Reporting by Polina Ivanova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editin...
13:26 2019-06-06

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, Huawei, Samsung and OnePlus compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and others to help you pick the best handset for you...
13:13 2019-06-10

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around the world, almost any moment that’s at least a tad interesting gets captured and stored in our phones. However, besides the shots we deem worthy of bein...
17:26 2019-05-21

Nets’ fallback options feature Tobias Harris, Kristaps Porzingis intrigue Power forward was the biggest hole in the Nets’ lineup this past season, and arguably will be the biggest focus of their offseason. Their starting forwards were in the NBA’s bottom 10 in scoring, shooting, rebounding and plus-minus. Plan A to fix that is signing injured free agent Kevin Durant, whom...
06:52 2019-06-19

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "Alexa, what is the stock price of T-Mobile." Or you...
03:52 2019-05-28

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
00:26 2019-05-27

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely in coming weeks as it tries to resolve the conflict...
03:26 2019-06-06

Going To Make This Brand Tie-In Work As Best We Can: 5 Dark And Spooky Horror Stories That Feature Claritin-D Claritin-D gave us a bunch of money to write a sponsored post, but didn’t really specify what they wanted. We thought it might be fun to do some scary stories that involved allergy medicine somehow, so that’s what we went with. It ended up being much harder than we thought, but we tried our best to ...
01:00 2019-06-06

ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton's Honor in 2020 It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; look out for it!) and as always, it was delightfully black as fuck....
19:13 2019-06-17

New York Times Magazine reveals how liberal ‘The View’ audience is with glowing feature The New York Times Magazine gushed about ABC’s News’ “The View” with a lengthy cover story published Wednesday that reveals how liberal the daytime gabfest’s audience actually is....
20:13 2019-05-22

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Fan-favourite gameplay feature CONFIRMED for Nintendo Switch RPG A new Pokemon gameplay feature has been confirmed thanks to a fairly unlikely source - here's everything you need to know about the latest Pokemon Sword/Shield updates....
16:00 2019-05-21

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
21:00 2019-05-21

Palm opens pre-orders for its standalone smartphone, offers free leather case After launching the Palm Phone as a companion to your smartphone back in November, the US company decided that it would have been better to offer it as a standalone phone. In early April, Verizon started to sell the Palm Phone as a standalone smartphone, so you wouldn't need a second phone.Today, th...
16:26 2019-06-18

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive service rates, aggressive deals, and programs like T-Mobile Tuesdays, the latter of which is designed to reward the loyalty of Magenta's subscribers with w...
08:52 2019-06-06

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
14:26 2019-05-27

This Software Can Unwarp Your Friends' Distorted Faces in Wide Angle Smartphone Photos The wide-angle camera lenses that have become more prevalent in smartphones are great for capturing shots of large groups of people—assuming you’re not one of the people near the edges or corners of the photo whose face ends up getting unflatteringly warped. Computational photography researchers hav...
22:13 2019-06-12

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Coming to Flipkart, Teaser Tips The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is set to launch in India on May 27, and now a post confirms it will be sold on Flipkart. The Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone launched earlier this year in China....
09:39 2019-05-25

Huawei's troubles could hurt the entire smartphone market, leading to another shipment decline After putting on a brave face for the last few weeks and insisting the Chinese company is prepared for whatever US President Trump might throw at it down the line, Huawei has finally acknowledged its incredible recent rise through the ranks of the world's largest smartphone vendors is likely to slow...
16:39 2019-06-03

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
19:26 2019-05-21

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto to launch with a game changing new feature? Rockstar's GTA 6 release date might still be some years away, but the game could launch with a revolutionary new feature that's already being tested today in 2019...
10:39 2019-06-13

Xbox E3 2019 press conference to feature ‘Halo Infinite’ gameplay, xCloud demos We’re less than a week away from the first press conferences of E3 2019, and although leaks have been few and far between up to this point, some major details are finally beginning to make their way online. For example, on Tuesday, Thurrott’s Brad Sams cobbled together everything he&rsqu...
01:52 2019-06-05

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
19:39 2019-06-15

Bring a Life-Sized AR Panda, Goat, or Bear Into Your Home With This New Google Search Feature Next time you search for an animal like an alpine goat, tiger, or lion using Google Search you might be able to bring an augmented-reality version of the animal into the room with you....
19:26 2019-06-02

Toy Story 4 will feature Melephant Brooks, Chairol Burnett, Carl Reineroceros, and Bitey White The Toy Story movies have generally been good about the tricky balance between kid-friendly jokes and adult-friendly pop culture references, at least when compared to something like, say, any Dreamworks animated movie, but it’s hard to see the latest Toy Story 4 casting announcement as anything but ...
07:52 2019-06-04

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
03:26 2019-06-03

An upcoming episode of 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic' will feature a lesbian couple, and some Christian 'Bronies' are upset about it Hasbro Studios An upcoming episode of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" will feature a lesbian couple. The characters of Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty previously appeared in the book series, but are making their debut in the TV series. Series' writer and producer Michael Vogel has confirmed tha...
00:26 2019-06-14

Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' to return on July 19, will feature Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen Jerry Seinfeld has announced on Twitter that his comedy interview series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," will be returning to Netflix with Season 11 on July 19....
20:13 2019-06-19

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they found a security flaw on macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users streamline the process: A brand-new Gmail predictive text feature will now auto-write passionate replies to ardent love letters from your suitors.Wow,...
22:39 2019-06-05

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeers on social media over the breach of etiquette....
05:52 2019-06-06

Apple iPhone 11 may add night mode feature to rival Google's Night Sight Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersApple isn’t expected to make any major changes to the front of its upcoming flagships, but the next-gen iPhones are set to receive some pretty major cameras upgrades in terms of both hardware and software. Today, a potential new feature has been revealed. Ni...
22:26 2019-06-12

'What Men Want' bloopers feature Tracy Morgan having the worst time with one line Tracy Morgan was incapable of saying "statistical anomaly" in "What Men Want" as the blooper reel featuring Shaq, Grant Hill and Taraji B. Henson shows.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Why So Hot, For So Long? It seems so trivial to be worrying about the heat and lack of precipitation this time of the year, but it could have consequences that we could be paying for down the road. Lately (and to most everyone’s joy) a summer pattern has taken hold of the region. This summer pattern can be directly related ...
21:01 2019-05-21

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Liquidity Provider Protection feature (“LP2”) on its Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange (“EDGA”) that is designed to enhance liquidity and ena...
18:39 2019-06-10

tvOS 13 beta 2 adds iOS-style picture-in-picture feature A surprise addition to the tvOS operating system enables a new form of Apple TV multitasking: picture-in-picture support for video playback.Read More...
01:39 2019-06-18

Apple's Voice Control Feature Lets You Use Your Mac or iPhone With Only Your Voice Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is a time for company execs to stand on a big stage and shout a bunch of new features and changes to a bunch of clapping geeks. While many of these changes are expected refreshes of Apple operating systems, one announcement is a major milestone for the ...
05:13 2019-06-04

OnePlus walks back an important claim about a OnePlus 7 Pro feature The OnePlus 7 Pro camera system has already been under attack from owners of the phone; this prompted a OnePlus staff member to write about an impending update that will allegedly improve the quality of images snapped with the rear cameras. According to a Reddit poster using the handle /u/ImKuya (vi...
00:01 2019-05-25

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and mismanaging the kingdom could lead to death &mdash...
17:52 2019-05-21

Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone Enlarge / Huawei's response to the export ban so far. (credit: KC Green / Ron Amadeo) The Huawei export ban has claimed another victim. The embattled Chinese company told CNBC that it is now delaying perhaps its most anticipated product, the $2,600 Mate X foldable smartphone. Huawei's official exp...
20:13 2019-06-14

OnePlus responds to claims that the OnePlus 7 Pro’s best new camera feature is a lie Remember two years ago when OnePlus had to explain that the OnePlus 5 phone it had just launched didn’t really have true 2x optical zoom like the company said? Well, it happened again. The OnePlus 7 Pro now comes with 3x optical zoom on paper, which is an impressive feat for a mobile phone. Bu...
18:13 2019-05-24

Nokia smartphone with notched display gets teased, could be Nokia 5.2 The Nokia 4.2HMD Global, the company behind Nokia-branded smartphones, is holding a big press event tomorrow in both India and Italy simultaneously where it’s expected to announce the Nokia 5.2 and Nokia 6.2.These two smartphones will represent the latest mid-range offerings from the Finnish company...
14:00 2019-06-05

Don't take your smartphone to bed if you want a good night's sleep Nearly 7 in 10 teens in a Common Sense Media study, kept their mobile device either in bed or within easy reach. And 29% sleep with the device.        ...
11:26 2019-05-29

The long road to being a pro footballer Germany's youth teams have been having trouble qualifying for major international tournaments in recent years. So what is at the root of the problem and what is being done to try to correct the issue?...
01:00 2019-06-16

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over Sorry, definitely not this this one. But take victories where you can find them: Alec Baldwin, who launched a whole second act in his career playing Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, is SO over that....
22:52 2019-06-07

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
20:13 2019-06-06

How long is acid detectable in the body? Acid, or LSD, is a drug that can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria. In this article, learn how long these effects last and how long the drug stays in the human body....
18:00 2019-06-15

How long should I stay in my loveless marriage? I want to leave. I feel trapped in my life and my husband makes no attempt to change – but we have a daughter and I’m not financially stableI have been in a loveless relationship for seven years. I feel like such an idiot for allowing this to go on for so long. He won’t go to couples therapy. I’m do...
15:13 2019-06-07

MG ZS 2019 long-term review What distinguishes a modern MG besides the famous badge it wears? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To see if reborn MG’s poster child is as easy to live with as the established names in the class Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs Life with an MG ZS: Month 2 No surprises from the e...
12:00 2019-06-11

Here is why it took Apple so long to add USB drive support to iOS With iOS 13, Apple is finally catching up with Android when it comes to the ability of the system to connect to external USB drives, so that you can connect that flash drive or SSD directly to your phone and transfer files easilyBut what took Apple so long?This is the exact question that John Gruber...
08:52 2019-06-06

Why Lyon is the perfect long weekend With its historic sights, winding alleyways, buzzing riverside and distinctive cuisine, Lyon is perfect for a long weekend, says Christopher Beanland...
14:13 2019-06-14

‘Plus One’ is the long-overdue rom-com for today’s audience It takes some nerve to attempt a new spin on the wedding rom-com, but co-directors and writers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer pull it off with the effervescent “Plus One.” The duo has a comic heavy hitter in Maya Erskine, one of the stars of Hulu’s “PEN15,” for which the debut feature directors are bot...
01:52 2019-06-14

Reynolds Wrap wants to pay you $10K to eat BBQ all summer long Greatest summer job ever? For the second year in a row, Reynolds Wrap is looking to hire a “Chief Grilling Officer” — tasked with traveling across the country in search of the best barbecue. But that’s not all. Company officials also plan to serve the lucky person up with a s...
03:13 2019-06-19

Why do bats have such bizarrely long lifespans? Enlarge (credit: Ohio Department of Health) In mammals, there's a relatively simple relationship among metabolism, body mass, and lifespan. For the most part, as the size of the mammal goes up, its metabolism slows down and its longevity increases. There are exceptions, and we are one of them. We'...
17:13 2019-06-11

How long should you stay at a job if you aren't being promoted? Career advancement is a major factor in employee satisfaction. And while promotions have to be earned, employees shouldn't linger too long at a company if they aren't climbing the career ladder fast enough....
18:13 2019-06-04

BMW i3S 2019 long-term review Will a larger battery make the more potent version of BMW's electric hatchback fun to drive outside of commuter hours? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see whether this trailblazing small EV has evolved enough to still be considered the best in its class Month 1 - Specs Li...
09:52 2019-06-07

What's Your Go-To Snack For a Long Road Trip? I do a lot of driving. Enough driving that I think I’ve got a pretty good handle on eating on the road. The sad fast food offerings at every highway exit are enticing when you’re craving empty calories, but while it’s a lot of energy for not a lot of dough, it’s just... uuuuuuuuugggggggggghhhhh. You...
03:00 2019-05-31

The Matildas' long road to success Sometimes, the only way to get noticed is to be controversial, to be out of the ordinary. Stir it up, cause a fuss, rip up the rule book and watch the masses react....
22:26 2019-06-03

Citroen C3 Aircross long-term review Is Citroen's high-riding supermini good to live with as well as look at? We found out over six months Why we ran it: To see if this quirkiest of compact crossovers has more to offer than its head-turning styling Month 6 - Month 5 - Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Prices & Specs Life with...
12:39 2019-05-28

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
02:00 2019-05-23

How long can Bigland work at FCA amid suit? For now, the embattled sales chief, who has filed a whistleblower lawsuit, is focused on ensuring FCA and its dealers keep hitting their numbers each month, his lawyer said....
07:13 2019-06-17

Alpina B4 S 2019 long-term review Alternative take on a 4 Series combines power with comfort - but what is it like to live with? We'll be finding out over three months Why we’re running it: To see whether £65,000 is too much for a 4 Series without an ‘M’ on its rump Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs Life with an Alpine B4 S: Month 2 We ...
07:39 2019-06-02

EA's long-awaited 'Sea of Solitude' arrives July 5th EA's emotional adventure game Sea of Solitude has been a long time coming, and you'll finally get to delve into its story when it arrives on July 5th. It's a third-person journey in which you'll guide a young woman named Kay through a flooded city to......
00:00 2019-05-29

Kia e-Niro 2019 long-term review It impressed in our road test - now it's time to find out if Kia has created the first affordable EV that's truly easy to live with Why we’re running it: To find out if the e-Niro truly is an electric car you can own without having to make any compromises Month 1 - Specs Life with a Kia e-Niro: ...
07:39 2019-05-26

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
18:52 2019-05-28

The first trailer for the long-awaited Shenmue III has arrived Shenmue III, the long-simmering sequel to the Dreamcast cult hit, was delayed to November earlier this month, which is probably a good thing since its new trailer doesn’t really have a next-gen look to it. Of course, that might be a good thing for those who want some of that Dreamcast realness on di...
23:00 2019-06-10

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go' Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, said the Trump administration would file a formal "notice" on Friday to clear the way for tariffs to kick in on Monday, but added the president could "turn that off" over the weekend if negotiations continue to go well. ...
18:26 2019-06-07

Kia Ceed 2019 long-term review The latest Ceed is the best yet. But is it now good enough to be a real contender? We found out over five months Why we ran it: To see if the new, Europe-designed Ceed is a true Volkswagen Golf rival or still a bit of a family hatchback also-ran Month 5 - Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Pr...
14:52 2019-05-31

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background in the photos that the bike was parked in front of a house just around the corner from me....
18:00 2019-06-14

At Long Last, The Canvas Fallout 76 Bags Have Arrived In November of last year, purchasers of the $200 Fallout 76 collector’s edition were disappointed to discover the fancy canvas bags advertised were replaced with cheap nylon sacks. It took half a year, but Bethesda has finally made things right, as incredibly wrinkled canvas Westtek bags make their ...
19:52 2019-06-14

Trump: Strait near Oman will not be closed, or at least not for long U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the Strait of Hormuz, a key commercial shipping route, would not be closed following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, or at least not for long....
15:52 2019-06-14

4 the Weekend: Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-A-Long ARTS Ilana Glazer Friday 8 p.m. Rialto Theatre Comedian, writer and actress Ilana Glazer is making a stop on her ‘The Planet is Burning’ stand-up tour at the Rialto. Tickets start at $37. ARTS George Lopez Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Ampitheater Comedian, George Lopez, is hosting a show at AVA...
18:13 2019-05-30

In Wendell Berry’s Essays, a Little Earnestness Goes a Long Way In “What I Stand On,” a two-volume boxed set, the Kentucky-based farmer, conservationist, pacifist and moral critic offers his fiery dissent about nearly every aspect of modern life....
20:00 2019-05-22

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft granted a prosecution motion to vacate his conviction ...
23:26 2019-05-22

YouTube TV gives away some freebies to long-time subscribers YouTube TV is giving fans a bit of a recognition for being loyal to the service for a long time. If you're not a YouTube TV subscriber or just subscribed recently, you're not be getting this freebie, but don't be disappointed, perhaps the promotion will be back at some point in the future.But right ...
20:52 2019-06-15

Jaguar XE 2019 long-term review Should more people searching for a true driver's car consider Jaguar's compact saloon? We're finding out over six months with an XE Why we’re running it: To evaluate Jaguar’s under-appreciated entry saloon and discover whether some of the UK’s BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 buyers need to think a little ...
12:39 2019-06-14

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to the airwaves Wednesday to admit to heavy use of marijuana....
06:52 2019-05-23

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
01:13 2019-06-04

Dufner among long list of qualifiers for US Open COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Dufner is going back to the U.S. Open for the 10th straight year, and this time he had to play his way in through one of 10 qualifiers across three countries in the longest day on the golf calendar. Luke Guthrie took a detour from the Web.com Tour on Monday and led the 14...
01:52 2019-06-04

Nissan looks for ways to use long-lasting EV batteries Nissan is testing ways to use EV batteries outside of the car. The automaker's data shows that the batteries used by its Leaf will outlast the car by 10-12 years....
17:13 2019-05-24

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
21:26 2019-06-05

This $7 Electric Arc Lighter Lasts As Long As 300 Bic Lighters It’s 2019, and your lighter doesn’t need fuel anymore; it just has to charge over USB. This discounted arc lighter isn’t really pocket-friendly, but its long, flexible neck makes it ideal for lighting candles, camp fires and other awkwardly-placed flammable things. Just charge the built-in battery, ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Kick Off the Long Weekend With a Maraschino Martini Holiday weekends—particularly the summery ones—are often associated with barbecues and beer. I am always down to eat some barbecue, but beer makes me sneeze, and I don’t see why I should change my drinking habits for one long weekend....
23:52 2019-05-24

Long live the video game content war On Saturday, June 8th, the first of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) livestreams began. Away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, these presentations—hosted by the likes of Microsoft, Google, EA, and Ubisoft—offered remote onlookers a glimpse into the machinery of the video game indus...
19:39 2019-06-19

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said late Saturday morning that the longest delays were between near Anthem on the northern outskirts of me...
00:39 2019-05-26

Boeing's New Long-Haul Jet Faces Delay General Electric is having to redesign an engine part for the Boeing 777X, meaning a delay for its first test flight and potentially for the first delivery of the long-haul passenger jet to customers....
21:52 2019-06-17

Everything you need to know about Rammstein as long-awaited tour takes off A new album and the beginning of the legendary band's Europe Stadium Tour mark a new chapter for the band. But why the fascination for these shock rockers?...
18:00 2019-05-27

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure to go with it. Hai Nguyen has satisfied customers with manicures and pedicures at his family operated nail salon for over 20 years. “I take care...
03:13 2019-06-14

Tennis: Tsitsipas's love for clay goes a long way back Stefanos Tsitsipas's style, and his calm, have already drawn comparisons with 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, yet the Greek sensation may in fact have more in common with claycourt master Rafa Nadal....
23:26 2019-05-26

2 killed when small plane crashes on Long Island SOUTHOLD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed in Long Island, New York, killing the man and woman on board. The Federal Aviation Authority says in a statement that the single-engine Beechcraft A36 plane crashed in Southold at around 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Southold Chief of Police Mart...
20:52 2019-06-08

Long-lost Beatles footage to be revealed after 50 years Long-lost footage of a legendary performance by The Beatles is to be shown for the first time in more than 50 years after it was recently unearthed and restored....
18:26 2019-05-29

Justin Long says Steve Jobs rejected some "I'm a Mac" ads because they were too funny Apple’s old “I’m a Mac”/”I’m a PC” ads starring Justin Long and John Hodgman went a long way toward establishing Apple’s extremely hip reputation, with Long portraying Macs as cool and laidback while Hodgman’s PC guy was a stuffy dork—just like how Mac users in real life are cool and PC users are la...
20:39 2019-05-26

McLaren 720S 2019 long-term review Is living with a true hypercar any harder than living with a family hatchback? We're finding out Why we’re running it: We know the 720S is one of the world’s greatest driving machines. But is it an equally rewarding car with which to live? Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs Life with a McLaren ...
13:26 2019-05-30

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
14:13 2019-06-12

Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois Upcoming British title challenger Daniel Dubois on the upheaval in the heavyweight division The post Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois appeared first on Boxing News....
22:26 2019-06-07

Dacia Duster 2019 long-term review More than great value, is the new model simply a great SUV? We aim to find out Why we’re running it: To find out if Dacia's new Duster offer a few little luxuries to overtake more expensive rivals, while still being a practical workhorse Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs Life with a ...
13:52 2019-06-13

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go': official U.S. officials were very encouraged by Mexican immigration proposals but there is still a long way to go as negotiators begin their latest round of talks on Friday, a White House official said....
18:13 2019-06-07

Muncy's long blast, bat flip spark Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
09:52 2019-06-10

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
18:39 2019-06-12

Bill Buckner’s legacy sadly took far too long to change The fortunate part was that there really was a second act for Bill Buckner, one that came so many years after the moment that would unfairly underline his brilliant baseball career, the instant a baseball drizzled between his ruined legs early one Sunday morning in October 1986. Athletes react in di...
05:26 2019-05-28

Audi's Long-Awaited Electric Crossover: It Already Needs a Recharge There’s a lot to love about the Audi e-tron, the German brand’s first electric crossover. But with less range and slower charging than its competitors, along with a weighty battery, it still falls short, says Dan Neil....
11:00 2019-05-28

Naomi Campbell: “It’s Taken Me A Long Time To Feel Right In My Body” Naomi Campbell has a new-found sense of ease. In the July issue of Vogue, she discusses how learning to feel present and comfortable in her own body is rooted in her mentality....
11:52 2019-06-11

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
05:13 2019-05-24

Ditch Your Long Pants and Grab Some Under Armour Shorts While They're Only $15 It might only be May, but it is already too hot for pants. Shorts season is officially here. If pulled your shorts from last summer out of your dresser and realized they’re out of commission, don’t worry. Right now, you can snag a pair of Under Armour Men’s Raid 10" Shorts in two different colo...
22:00 2019-05-23

The long-awaited upgrade to the US weather forecast model is here Enlarge / Forecast output from the new version of the model, which goes into service today. (credit: NOAA) Weather forecasters need a ton of knowledge and a fair bit of experience with local weather patterns to do their job well. They also need a good forecast model. These computer models take in ...
21:13 2019-06-12

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which ha...
21:26 2019-05-23

Here’s why ‘Toy Story 4’ is breaking a decades-long tradition at Pixar One of the things that Pixar fans always look forward to whenever there’s a new feature film release from the beloved animation studio happens before the film itself gets underway. From the squawking birds on a wire in For the Birds that was shown alongside Monsters Inc. to last year’s h...
01:00 2019-06-19

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk from Melbourne to Canberra that led to a meeting with...
15:39 2019-05-23

8-foot-long alligator chomps off piece of cop car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the middle of the road. The sheriff’s office says deputies were wait...
20:39 2019-06-12

Chris Long is not happy with how anyone reacted to marijuana revelation In retirement, Chris Long can speak freely about smoking marijuana. The former Super Bowl champion will feel even better when he sees the drug’s long-attached stigma go up in smoke. Long, who announced his retirement last week, said shortly after that he used marijuana during his 11 seasons, b...
23:13 2019-05-28

Distance runner dead at 32 after long cancer battle A decorated distance runner who captured hearts with her inspiring fight against a rare form of cancer has died “peacefully with no suffering,” her husband announced. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, died late Tuesday, a decade after being diagnosed with an aggressive salivary gland cancer — adenoid cystic c...
16:26 2019-06-12

US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for large manufactured goods fell sharply last month, pulled down by lower demand for commercial aircraft and cars. The Commerce Department said Friday that orders for durable goods — or items meant to last at least three years — fell 2.1%, after rising 1.7...
14:39 2019-05-24

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 Thursday after a lethal ...
08:39 2019-05-24

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date (Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a new study that concludes patients might need expensive refills less often....
19:52 2019-06-13

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
06:39 2019-05-23

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
23:39 2019-06-13

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:39 2019-05-23

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO’-may) arrived Friday morning and is settling in behind the scenes in its Gorilla World area. The Gorilla Foundation in Cali...
16:39 2019-06-14

Yankees have had their eyes on Anthony Volpe for a long time TORONTO — Damon Oppenheimer made it clear what he was hearing about the Yankees’ first-round pick Anthony Volpe came from others — but what the team’s scouting director heard was impressive. “In talking to our scouts and scouts from other organizations, the names they always throw at you is: This is...
11:26 2019-06-07

The best little black dress looks (and some long ones, too) from Rihanna, Beyoncé and more We've rounded up some of the best little black dresses (and some long dresses, too) from celebrities throughout the years.        ...
02:13 2019-05-22

Cupra Ateca 2019 long-term review Is the first solo Cupra model a worthy debut for Seat's new standalone brand? We're finding out over five months Why we’re running it: To assess if Cupra’s first own-branded car feels like the real deal or just a Seat made too sporty for its own good Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs Life with...
16:52 2019-06-04

The Odds of Needing Long-Term Care May Be Greater Than You Think Ask Encore: Retirement columnist Glenn Ruffenach also answers questions about how much risk to take with investments in retirement and rules around Social Security spousal benefits....
20:00 2019-06-06

Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box. At 2......
00:39 2019-05-22

Audi A6 Avant 2019 long-term review Has Audi’s latest exec challenger raised its game as a sporting choice or all-rounder? We found out with back-to-back stints in a saloon and estate Why we ran it: To see if Audi has finally made an executive car with the broad appeal needed to truly challenge the class best Month 6 - Month 5 - Mon...
17:39 2019-06-06

EverQuest’s long, strange 20-year trip still has no end in sight Behold, EverQuest—looks a bit different than it did in 2000, eh? [credit: Daybreak Games ] Twenty years ago, a company in Southern California launched an online game that would go on to serv...
15:13 2019-06-06

After long rain delay, Cardinals outlast Cubs 7-4 Dexter Fowler and Harrison Bader hit back-to-back homers in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals outlasted the Chicago Cubs in a 7-4 victory after a rain delay of over three hours        ...
09:00 2019-06-02

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
04:26 2019-06-04

Airbus launches new long range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet....
13:00 2019-06-17

The 10 best guilty-pleasure TV shows to keep you happy all summer long From "Younger" to "Claws" to "The Hills: New Beginnings" and "AGT," these 10 shows will hit the spot this summer.        ...
19:00 2019-06-18

Airbus to make new midsize long-range plane LE BOURGET, France — Airbus will start making a new single-aisle long-range jet, beating rival Boeing to the market in this category. The European plane maker launched the A321XLR jet Monday at the Paris Air Show, saying it will be ready for customers in 2023 and will fly up to 4,700 miles (7,560 ki...
16:39 2019-06-17

Cops link two shootings in Long Island village Police are investigating two shootings in a Long Island village in which a person was injured and a car was found riddled with bullet holes. The two Amityville shootings — one Oldfield Avenue and Orchard Place and another at 45 Merrick Road — were reporting just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and were believ...
07:52 2019-06-05

DDoS attacks soar after long period of decline Last year it appeared that DDoS attacks were on the decline but new research from Kaspersky Lab has revealed   that the number of attacks actually increased significantly during the first quarter of 2019.At the time, the cybersecurity firm's experts assumed that cybercriminals had shi...
22:13 2019-05-21

“Chanel Is Not For Sale,” Says Brand Of Long-Term Strategy “Unfortunately for many bankers, we will remain a fantasy, but that’s what nice brands are about, creating dreams,” said Philippe Blondiaux, Chanel’s global chief financial officer...
02:13 2019-06-18

Xi Jinping tells China to prepare for long trade war with US Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his first domestic tour since a trade war broke out with the Trump administration, has told his people that they should be prepared for a long battle with the US. “We are here at the starting point of the Long March to remember the time when the Red Army began......
21:39 2019-05-21

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
21:00 2019-05-21

RBC Canadian Open: Take a look at Dustin Johnson and two long shots The RBC Canadian Open is back at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ontario for the sixth time, and first in seven seasons. With it sitting a week before the U.S. Open, the field is pretty strong, featuring defending-champ Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas, in addition to ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Man found stabbed to death in Long Island home A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Long Island home, cops said Sunday. The man, whose name was not released, had multiple defensive stab wounds to the arms and hands and there were signs of a struggle in multiple areas of the house on Elliott Street in Merrick, according to police. The wound...
17:26 2019-06-02

How to Survive Sitting on a Long Flight, According to a Physical Therapist I can never sit comfortably on a flight; I’ve struggled with lower back pain for years. After emerging from a long flight spent in a middle seat, I have been known to collapse on the floor of the airport like an infant that’s learning to walk....
23:52 2019-05-31

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The questions come days after a gang member was senten...
22:39 2019-06-15

It's Been A Long, Tough Journey For Jamaica, And Just Making It To The World Cup Is Enough Thanks in large part to the support of Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are about to compete at the World Cup for the first time ever. While it’d be far too optimistic to expect them to pull off any kind of shocker in Group C, if you consider Jamaica’s status (or lack th...
03:00 2019-06-07

Titan has a belt of ice 6300 kilometres long that shouldn't be there The surface of Saturn’s moon Titan is mostly coated in a thick layer of sediment, but it has a long corridor of bare ice that is proving difficult to explain...
14:33 2019-05-21

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn more here....
03:52 2019-05-22

St. Louis Blues Give Long-Suffering Fans Reason to Believe After a double-overtime victory on Tuesday night in a Game 7, the Blues are in the conference finals, with the elusive Stanley Cup Finals within reach....
18:39 2019-05-21

Review: The 2020 Toyota Supra was worth the long wait Coming 40 years after the Supra's original debut, the new sports car is pretty much everything its fans were hoping. It's all the more impressive when you consider the $49,990 base price is actually less than its price more than two decades ago....
15:00 2019-05-21

Tyler Boyd's Long, Strange Journey To The USMNT Was Worth It While the United States Women’s National Team is in France mounting what looks destined to be a hellacious defense of their World Cup title, their disgraced counterparts on the men’s side quietly played and won their first competitive game since, well, that game in Trinidad & Tobago. Since the U...
19:52 2019-06-19

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the sector than just another jargon explosion: we're moving towards a new way of looking at IT, one that applies best-practice business processes to any c...
14:52 2019-05-21

Tennis: Kyrgios throwing chairs okay, as long he cares - Wilander Some might say Nick Kyrgios's withdrawal from the French Open will free the tournament of unwanted distractions but former champion Mats Wilander is definitely not one of them....
23:13 2019-05-24

Books of The Times: In Wendell Berry’s Essays, a Little Earnestness Goes a Long Way In “What I Stand On,” a two-volume boxed set, the Kentucky-based farmer, conservationist, pacifist and moral critic offers his fiery dissent about nearly every aspect of modern life....
17:52 2019-05-21

James Harden And Chris Paul Need Some Deep Breaths And A Long Hug A new report from Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports adds some gory detail to previous rumblings of a civil war between Chris Paul and James Harden. Goodwill’s sources describe the relationship between the Rockets’ stars as “unsalvageable,” and add that “Chris doesn’t respect James’ standing in the le...
02:13 2019-06-19

Ford Focus ST-Line X 2019 long-term review It has already proved itself in Autocar's road test, but what is Ford's all-new Focus like to live with? We're finding out Why we’re running it: To find out if Ford’s all-purpose hatchback remains the driver’s car of choice in the family car class Month 1 - Specs Life with a Ford Focus: Month 1 ...
15:13 2019-05-21

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny."...
16:00 2019-06-12

If you think most TV shows are too long, check out these 7 excellent half-hour series The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to Netflix and its fellow streamers, among other purv...
04:26 2019-06-16

American Airlines buying 50 new long-range Airbus jets PARIS (AP) — American Airlines is buying 50 of Airbus’ newest long-range plane in a big boost for the just-launched A321XLR. Airbus and the world’s largest airline announced the deal Wednesday at the Paris Air Show, upgrading a previous order for A321neo jets to the A321XLR. No price tag...
17:00 2019-06-19

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
19:39 2019-05-24

Long-time Pennsylvania home of Arnold Palmer for sale at $880,000 The long-time home of Arnold Palmer in Unity Township, Pa., near Latrobe, is for sale. It is listed for $880,000.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
17:39 2019-05-21

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
16:13 2019-05-21

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Friday....
19:52 2019-05-21

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress from the 19th century might just read: “Title, year, ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
22:26 2019-05-22

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
21:00 2019-05-22

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
16:13 2019-06-14

China Faces New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies, Xi Jinping Says The Chinese leader invoked a time of hardship before success in Communist Party history, at a time when the economy and consumers face other challenges....
15:13 2019-05-22

3 things to watch when you're buying stocks for the long term Careers have been made and lost on one big stock market timing call. Remaining invested is a much better long-term strategy.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used his “fair share” of marijuana during h...
23:39 2019-05-22

PSN DOWN Status: PS4 Server Network WS-37403-7 error for PlayStation, but for how long? PSN Status Updates from Daily Star as we track the latest ongoing server network issues for the PS4 console. Stay tuned for regular updates and information on when PSN will be back up and working....
05:52 2019-06-14

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

Le Mans 24 Hours: Pastor Maldonado crash causes long safety car The gap between the two Toyotas in the Le Mans 24 Hours lead battle again increased during an hour dominated by an extended safety car period caused by Pastor Maldonado...
09:39 2019-06-16

Forget the Hamptons: Long Island has closer, cheaper escapes Forget the Hamptons: The rest of Long Island is often overlooked as a worthy escape from New York City. But with artsy small towns, historic mansions galore, dozens of nature preserves and a solid wine region, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained all summer long, with or without a car. S...
01:52 2019-05-23

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island women to get tested for breast cancer. It’s not t...
01:13 2019-06-17

U.S. Open: Long-Driving Gary Woodland Putts His Way to Victory Woodland, a former college basketball player who had been 0 for 30 in golf’s four biggest events, outlasted Justin Rose, Adam Scott and the two-time-defending champion, Brooks Koepka....
05:26 2019-06-17

Mini Cooper S 5-door 2019 long-term review Can the addition two extra doors retain the sense of fun the Mini is best known for? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To discover if the spirit of the iconic 3dr Mini lives on in the 5dr hatch, while also providing a dose of practicality Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs ...
12:39 2019-06-17

Long-shot 2020 Dem Williamson slams DNC for debate criteria Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a message for the Democratic National Committee. The best-selling spiritual author and philanthropist turned Democratic presidential candidate says the DNC’s “job should be to help us get in front of the voters.”...
22:39 2019-05-22

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny."...
11:00 2019-06-13

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:13 2019-05-21

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
17:26 2019-06-14

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through the air, according to police....
00:00 2019-06-04

Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 long-term review The wide array of specced options to try makes the latest-generation A-Class a long-term story with room to develop Why we’re running it: To see if this VW Golf rival has come of age, and to pick the ‘perfect’ version Month 7 - Month 6 - Month 5 - Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs L...
14:39 2019-06-05

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
11:26 2019-05-28

USMNT friendly offers chance to audition for long term as well as the here and now Wednesday's match against Jamaica at Audi Field and another Sunday vs. Venezuela in Cincinnati will give Coach Gregg Berhalter plenty of information heading into the Concacaf Gold Cup....
15:00 2019-06-05