Microsoft is beefing up Bing with AI-powered features and an integration with Reddit. Now users can get more comprehensive answers and thoroughly search thousands of subreddits.
Internet December 14, 2017
The Essential Phone will receive an Android Oreo public beta in the coming weeks, in addition to night mode and other much-needed performance fixes. Essential also confirmed the status of the white variant, saying it’ll ship soon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2017
In a Reddit AMA with Andy Rubin, it was revealed that the Essential Phone will revive the headphone jack through an accessory, and that the Android 8.0 Oreo update is coming soon. Will you be buying the $700 smartphone now?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2017
Reddit and Foursquare have signed a deal to bring location tags to Reddit posts. The feature is rolling out to the Reddit mobile apps, and it's completely optional, so those who prefer to post anonymously can continue to do so.
Internet May 31, 2017
Reddit is changing in a big but familiar way with the new profile pages, making it reminiscent of social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Internet March 22, 2017
Google Pixel and Pixel XL users are facing a bizarre Bluetooth connectivity issue. It is believed that the problem has been introduced in the smartphones by Google's February security patch.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 23, 2017
Photoshopped images of President Donald Trump became overnight sensations at Reddit. The images, which are also now circulating at Twitter, are expected to anger the president, who is known for being conscious about his image.
Internet February 19, 2017
Reddit has officially shut down two alt-right subreddits for publishing personal information about the person who punched Richard Spencer, a right-wing extremist, in the face. Such a move violated the site’s doxxing policy.
Internet February 2, 2017
A chart posted by a Reddit user purporting to show how to pick whether an avocado is ripe based on color has gone massively viral. Some commenters have disputed the validity of the chart, however.
Internet January 27, 2017
After the Nexus 6P, some Google Pixels are also experiencing early shutdowns where the devices turn off even when they still have around 20 to 30 percent remaining battery.
Google December 28, 2016
Nexus 6P owners are complaining about their devices getting bricked after updating to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Google has previously stated that it is already investigating this issue but some fear it is no longer interested in developing a fix because of the small number of users affected.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 26, 2016
Blizzard has rolled out a 'Hearthstone' patch to fix a bug relating to the Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan's tri-class cards. The game studio said that players will receive 33 percent of the total packs they opened before the fix as compensation.
Video Games December 2, 2016
Reddit has quarantined the r/the_donald subreddit due to the toxic behavior of several of its users. Its administrators also announced that more than a hundred users will get warnings, timeouts or even outright bans for trolling.
Internet November 30, 2016
The OnePlus team hosted a Reddit AMA event to answer the public's questions about its latest OnePlus 3T smartphone and OS updates, among others. It also shared a bit of its future plans for the OnePlus range.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 25, 2016
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman confessed to editing pro-Trump users' posts that are filled with insults and criticisms. In a statement Huffman narrated how and why he did the editing for one hour.
Internet November 24, 2016
Facebook is now fine-tuning a new feature that will let Messenger users talk to strangers. The real-time conversation transpires within a public chat room devoted to user-created topics.
Internet November 14, 2016
Google is facing delays in shipping its new Pixel and Pixel XL to customers, as sales have exceeded expecations. Some customers are receiving emails with an apology and $50 Google Play credit.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2016
Talk about being a scaredy cat this Halloween. A cat owner dressed up as a lifesized version of his pet, leaving his kitty in a state of pure shock.
Viral October 31, 2016
This early, some LG V20 owners are reporting that the glass panel that covers the handset's camera easily shatters. LG has not issued a statement yet, but the company did not use sapphire glass for the covering component.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk held an Ask Me Anything session on popular online forum Reddit. In the session, Musk said that geodesic domes and miner/tunneling droids will play a role in the company's plan to colonize Mars.
Space October 24, 2016
A massive DDoS attack occurred on Friday, targeting online infrastructure company Dyn and sites under it such as Twitter, Spotify and PayPal to be down. A DDoS attack, or a distributed denial of service, targets a specific site and causes it to malfunction.
Security October 22, 2016
The web provider Dyn announced that it suffered from a DDoS cyber attack on Friday morning, which caused many sites like Netflix, Twitter and Reddit to be down on the East Coast.
Security October 21, 2016
Amazon's new Kindle Manga Model boasts of significantly larger storage space as well as performance improvements such as faster page turning and higher resolution display.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 18, 2016
Samsung denied the return and refund of a Gear VR headset that was bought in conjunction with the Galaxy Note 7. The South Korean electronics manufacturer reasons that it 'works with other Samsung devices.'
Gadgets October 16, 2016
A group of six warlocks took down the final boss in 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' Wrath of the Machine Raid without firing a shot. The strategy relied on the use of red plates and tons of grenade.
Video Games October 11, 2016
'Overwatch' will reportedly hold Halloween-themed events, which include loot boxes containing more than 100 items, a survival brawl and the launch of the new Sombra hero.
Video Games October 10, 2016
In the latest incident of the ongoing 'No Man's Sky' saga, the subreddit has been shut down by a mod because of it becoming a 'hate-filled wastehole of no actual discussion.'
Video Games October 5, 2016
Elon Musk was furious upon learning that discounts are being offered by the company's salespeople to buyers of pristine Tesla cars. The Tesla CEO explains the rationale behind discounts.
Car Tech October 3, 2016
Bungie once talked about a 10-year plan for 'Destiny,' but new rumors regarding 'Destiny 2' have some players worried.
Video Games September 29, 2016
A fan who passed away this summer now lives on in 'Fallout 4's' new DLC.
Video Games September 2, 2016
Documenting and naming new planets and wildlife is one of the key features of 'No Man's Sky.' So, what happens when that feature doesn't seem to be working?
Video Games August 26, 2016
LG G5 owners are filling social media forums with complaints about faulty devices, and some have even replaced their handsets several times because of technical issues. Read on and be amazed by the experience some users had with the LG G5.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 18, 2016
Reddit has fired back at Atlantic Records’ request for a court order to hand over the IP address of the user who posted a link to the leaked 'Suicide Squad' soundtrack song 'Heathens' by Twenty One Pilots. Reddit argues that the poster is not necessarily the same person who leaked the song.
Internet August 18, 2016
Atlantic Records has subpoenaed online forum Reddit over the leaked Twenty One Pilots song from the 'Suicide Squad' soundtrack. A link to 'Heathens' was posted on the site by an unnamed culprit that Atlantic wants to track down.
Internet August 5, 2016
Fans of 'No Man’s Sky' were saddened to read that the Sci-Fi survival exploration game is seriously bugged, but the team at Hello Games recently announced that a big update patch will fix the issues and add more content.
Video Games August 5, 2016
Early impressions for 'No Man's Sky' are beginning to emerge, including news that players can reach the center of its supposedly near-infinite galaxy in a mere 30 hours.
Video Games August 1, 2016
Making money has always been something of a nuisance in Assassin's Creed games, and Ubisoft is finally taking the time to figure out exactly what fans want from an in-game economy.
Movies/TV Shows July 22, 2016
Reddit has completed its outbound clicks rollout, now tracking everyone's external links. Should you not want to be tracked, you can opt out.
Internet July 8, 2016
One 'Game of Thrones' fan reimagined his town of Bayreuth, Germany using the show's iconic intro.
Geek June 3, 2016
This optical illusion of two people hugging makes your brain hurt until you figure out whats's going on.
Viral May 27, 2016
Reddit has launched an in-house image hosting platform that will separate itself from other services such as Imgur. The in-house system can accept images of up to 20 MB and gifs of up to 100 MB.
Internet May 26, 2016
A husband suffering from lung cancer held his wife's hand for the last time, hours before heaving his last breath. The whole scene was captured on photo by the couple's 21-year-old son.
Viral May 23, 2016
Reddit has introduced a new feature - the embedding of its posts/threads on third-party websites. The new feature will help give the social media platform more exposure.
Internet May 22, 2016
This woman is so happy about finding this Chewbacca mask that it's hard not to get excited right along with her.
Viral May 20, 2016
Redditor MrFreemanBBQ has posted a screenshot that leaks the start date of this year's Steam Summer Sale. The user has correctly spoiled the dates for several Valve promotions on Steam.
Video Games May 18, 2016