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'Bug' Causes Smart Sex Toy To Secretly Record Customers: Privacy Breach In Smart Devices

Users of a smart sex toy reported finding secret recordings of their intimate moments captured by the app. Even toys and the medical industry aren't as protected from privacy breach as we think.

TECH November 11, 2017

Face ID Tricked By A $150 Mask: Should iPhone X Owners Worry?

A Vietnamese security firm was able to trick Apple's Face ID security feature through an elaborate mask that cost $150 to make. Should iPhone X owners worry about this discovery?

TECH November 12, 2017

Everything About The OnePlus 5T Leaked: Here Are The Pictures, Specs, And Release Date

ZDNet Germany uploaded its unboxing gallery for the OnePlus 5T a few days before the smartphone's official unveiling in New York. Here are all the details of the highly anticipated device.

TECH November 11, 2017

Best Black Friday 2017 4K TV Deals: Best Buy And Walmart Offer Big Discounts

Two of the biggest sale outlets will offer huge discounts in line with Black Friday 2017. TV giants such as Samsung and Sony will participate during the sale event.

TECH November 13, 2017

Ford And Ekso Bionics Pilot Exoskeleton Technology For Auto Workers

Ford workers are testing out exoskeletal technology from Ekso Bionics. The EksoVest is a lightweight, non-bulky technology that lifts and supports workers' arms during overhead tasks.

TECH November 11, 2017

IBM Leaps Toward Quantum Computing Supremacy With Its New 50-Qubit Quantum System

IBM just created a 50-qubit quantum computer, the highest there is, that represents a major leap in the quantum computing industry. But qubits are just one part of the story.

TECH November 12, 2017

Smart Sex Toy Secretly Recorded Users’ Intimate Sessions, Claims It Was A Bug

Some users of the Lovense remote control app for connected sex toys have just discovered that it secretly recorded users while doing intimate activities. A representative for Lovense said it was merely a bug that caused the app to record.

TECH November 11, 2017

Facebook Local Combines Upcoming Events With Top Places To Visit: Look Out, Yelp And Foursquare!

Facebook Local, now available on iOS and Android, features a search engine that combines places and events. The app is a rebranded version of Facebook Events, which failed to take off when it was launched last year.

TECH November 11, 2017

Android 8.1 Will Show Which Apps Are Draining Your Phone’s Battery The Most

The developer preview for Android 8.1 now features a better implementation of battery drain. It now shows which apps are causing the huge strain on your device’s juice, and lets you prevent them from being battery hogs.

TECH November 11, 2017

Green Line Of Death Plaguing iPhone X Displays

The Google Pixel 2 XL is not the only phone to exhibit display problems this year. Apple’s $999 iPhone X is showing signs of quality problems, too, now with several users suffering from the green line of death.

TECH November 11, 2017

Non-White Employees Now Make Up 46 Percent Of Apple, According To New Diversity Report

Apple has now released its latest diversity report, showing slight progress on some fronts, and room for improvement on others. An overwhelming percentage of white men are still running the Cupertino tech firm.

TECH November 11, 2017

Over 100,000 People In Hurricane-Struck Puerto Rico Can Now Access The Internet, Thanks To Project Loon

Three weeks after Project Loon was deployed, more than 100,000 people in Puerto Rico have been able to connect to the internet. The island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria, but Project Loon is definitely helping.

TECH November 10, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) With Infinity Display Confirmed: What's Next For Samsung?

Evidence has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) will roll out next year with an Infinity Display. It is very likely that its larger counterpart, the Galaxy A7 (2018), will also come with the design.

TECH November 10, 2017

The iPhone X Screen Apparently Becomes Unresponsive In Cold Weather: Apple To Release Software Fix

Multiple iPhone X owners have been reporting that their screen stops working in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the reports, saying it’s currently working on a software update that’ll fix the issue.

TECH November 10, 2017

Facebook Exploits Vulnerability In Human Psychology, Says Founding President Sean Parker

Facebook is purposefully making its social network addictive, treating each like and comment as dopamine hits to keep users wanting more. At least that’s according to Sean Parker, who helped create those principles.

TECH November 10, 2017

Eavesdropper Bug Discovered In Almost 700 iOS And Android Apps: Careless Developers To Blame

Mobile security firm Appthority discovered a new vulnerability among iOS and Android apps that it named the Eavesdropper bug. The blame for the security mishap are the careless developers of the nearly 700 affected apps.

TECH November 10, 2017

Verizon's Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Trade-In Deal Lets You Shave 50 Percent Off The Google Phone

Verizon wants you to trade in your phone for a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, offering a discount of 25 percent to 50 percent on the Google handsets.

TECH November 10, 2017

You Can Get A Free Logitech Harmony Hub, If You're A Link Owner

All owners of Logitech's Harmony Link can now upgrade to the Harmony Hub free of charge. This comes hot on the heels of the company's announcement that it'll brick Link devices by March 2018.

TECH November 9, 2017

The iPhone X Actually Has A Home Button: How To Use It If You’re Sick Of Gestures

Because the iPhone X doesn’t have a home button, users are required to learn a new gestures-based navigation system to properly interact with their handset. As it turns out, the classic home button can be resurrected.

TECH November 10, 2017

More Google Pixel 2 XL Display Issues Surface: Fingerprint Smudges And Flashing Screens

More problems on the Google Pixel 2 XL display have surfaced, involving fingerprint smudges and flashing screens. The issues add to the already long list of complaints against the smartphone.

TECH November 9, 2017

Microsoft And LinkedIn Just Made Resume Writing A Lot Less Tedious With ‘Resume Assistant’ For Word

Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn has finally yielded some consumer-end benefits. Both companies just introduced a new Microsoft Word feature called Remote Assistant, which works exactly how it sounds.

TECH November 9, 2017

Wrapping Your Router With Aluminum Foil Improves Wi-Fi Signal, Study Says

The claim that wrapping aluminum foil around a router’s antenna improves its Wi-Fi signal has been debated for ages, but it turns out it might actually be legitimate. Researchers from Dartmouth have developed a customized reflector that can actually improve Wi-Fi speeds.

TECH November 9, 2017

Galaxy S9 Won't Have In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor, But Galaxy Note 9 Might: Report

Samsung isn't going to put an in-screen fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S9, but it might cram one into the Galaxy Note 9, according to a report.

TECH November 9, 2017

Intel Developing Its Own GPU With The Help Of AMD’s Graphics Chief

Intel just dropped some major news. Former AMD graphics boss Raja Koduri is now joining the company to lead a new division that’ll develop discrete graphics chips and help Intel compete with Nvidia and AMD in the GPU market.

TECH November 9, 2017

Google Chrome Will Soon Prevent Websites From Redirecting You To Ads

Ever experienced websites redirecting you to ads? Well, they might not ever occur again on Chrome. Google is introducing several new protections that will make browsing a more pleasant experience, including blocking websites that redirect users.

TECH November 9, 2017

Apple Launching iPad With Nearly Bezel-Less Display, Face ID In Late 2018: No OLED This Time, Though

The next iPad will go through a major redesign that involves removing Touch ID, making the display nearly bezel-less, and equipping it with Face ID. Rumors suggest this next-generation iPad will launch later next year.

TECH November 9, 2017

Apple Rumored To Launch Augmented Reality Headset With New OS By 2020

A Bloomberg report claims that Apple is looking to launch an augmented reality headset as early as 2020. The device, which will be powered by a new operating system, will have limitless applications.

TECH November 10, 2017

Here's How To Squeeze The Most Out Of The iPhone X Battery

iPhone X owners can try this method to extend the $999 smartphone's battery life. It gives the device a retro look though, which may actually be awesome for fans of the aesthetic.

TECH November 9, 2017

iOS 11 Adoption Rate Passes 50 Percent In Under 2 Months, And That's Too Slow For Apple

It took just under two months for the iOS 11 adoption rate to pass 50 percent. This is too slow for Apple, which needs to address the reasons why users are not upgrading to the mobile operating system's latest version.

TECH November 8, 2017

If You Want To Remove The iPhone X Notch, There's An App For That

The iPhone X notch is one of the biggest criticisms of Apple's latest smartphone. Users who would like to get rid of the ugly design can try a free-to-download app named Notcho.

TECH November 8, 2017

Your Sony Smart TV Now Has Google Assistant: What Can You Do With It?

Sony 4K TVs released in 2017, in addition to some models from last year, now received a software update that brings Google Assistant functionalities. Bark voice commands to stream films and series, watch YouTube videos and even dim the lights.

TECH November 9, 2017

Apple Faces Patent Infringement Suit Over iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus Dual-Lens Cameras From Israel Start-up Corephotonics

Apple is being hit with a patent infringement suit by Israeli start-up Corephotonics. According to the lawsuit, the cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus infringe on four patents.

TECH November 8, 2017

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Windows 10 PC Is ‘Highly Secure,’ According To Microsoft

Microsoft just released new standards that’ll determine whether or not a PC is ‘highly secure.’ Make sure your system packs a seventh-generation Intel processor or an AMD equivalent, runs 64-bit, has TPM 2.0, and more.

TECH November 8, 2017

It's Official: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Is Heading To T-Mobile And Sprint, Going Beyond AT&T

Fans of the Galaxy S8 Active will finally have more carrier options other than AT&T, as the rugged Samsung phone is officially heading to T-Mobile and Sprint.

TECH November 8, 2017

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Wants You To Send Nudes: Wait, What?

Facebook has announced that it’s testing a new program that can combat revenge porn using facial recognition and artificial intelligence, but first, it wants you to send your nudes.

TECH November 8, 2017

You Can Now Tweet Up To 280 Characters As Twitter Rolls Out Expanded Tweet Limit Worldwide

Twitter has finally enabled the new 280-character tweet limit for most users around the world, with a few key exceptions. The social network said the expansion will allow users to express themselves better.

TECH November 8, 2017

Snapchat App To Get Drastic Redesign Because It’s Too Hard To Use

The Snapchat app you all know and love will soon look significantly different. Snap Inc. has announced that it’s redesigning the app to make it easier to use, which it believes will push user growth.

TECH November 7, 2017

Apple To Release 2 iPhone X Successors Next Year: Are You Ready For The iPhone X Plus?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there will be two iPhone X successors next year, one of which is expected to be the iPhone X Plus. The smartphones will both feature OLED displays and Face ID.

TECH November 8, 2017

Target Black Friday 2017 Deals Leak: Discounts On Galaxy S8/Note 8, iPhone 8, Xbox One S, And More

Target is set to put a ton of great Black Friday 2017 deals up for grabs, from the iPhone 8 and Xbox One S to the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and a whole lot more.

TECH November 7, 2017

Apple Finally Wins ‘Slide To Unlock’ Patent Battle: Samsung Must Pay $120 Million For Infringement

Samsung just lost its longstanding patent war against Apple. After a lengthy legal battle involving slide to unlock and quick links patents, the court is now upholding its original verdict that requires Samsung to pay nearly $120 million in damages.

TECH November 8, 2017

An iOS 11.1 Bug Autocorrects 'I' To 'A' With A Symbol: Here's The Temporary Fix

An autocorrect bug on the iOS 11.1 replaces 'I' to an 'A' with a symbol when users type with the predictive keyboard feature. Apple suggested a temporary fix, but iPhone and iPad owners would rather receive a perfect iOS 11.

TECH November 7, 2017

OnePlus Invites You To Meet The New OnePlus 5T On Nov. 16, But You'll Need $40

The OnePlus 5T is about to roll out, and OnePlus wants you to be there when it unwraps the anticipated smartphone at an event in Brooklyn, New York.

TECH November 7, 2017

Intel And AMD Just Became Frenemies: Future Intel Core Chip To Have Radeon Graphics

An unlikely friendship was just formed. Intel and AMD have announced that next year, they’re releasing a chip equipped with an Intel Core processor and Radeon graphics, meant to make thin laptops capable of running high-end games.

TECH November 7, 2017

Massive Internet Outage Hits Major US Cities Affecting Comcast Xfinity Users

Most Comcast Xfinity internet subscribers in major U.S. cities suffered from outages on Nov. 6, reporting either slow or no connections at all. Comcast confirmed the issue rooted from a configuration error and says it’s now fixed.

TECH November 7, 2017

The iPhone X Is 'The Most Breakable iPhone Ever': Not A Good Thing For A $999 Smartphone

SquareTrade, after performing several tests, declared the iPhone X as 'the most breakable iPhone ever.' That's not a good thing to hear for a $999 smartphone, so you might want to at least protect it with a case.

TECH November 6, 2017

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