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MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, And Mac Mini SSD Upgrades Now More Affordable

Select SSD upgrades for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini are now cheaper. Apple also dropped the price of the 64 GB RAM upgrade for the 2013 Mac Pro.

Tech March 19, 2019

Google Tasks Introduces Time-Based Reminders, Import From Inbox And Gmail

Google has added brand-new features to Google Tasks such as time-based notifications and import. The company hopes to turn the app into a single destination where users can keep track of what they need to do in G Suite.

Tech March 19, 2019

Want A Nintendo Gaming Smartphone? Reports Say Your Wish Might Just Come True

Rumors about a possible Nintendo gaming smartphone is making the rounds on the internet. The Japanese video game maker is reportedly considering entering the gaming handset market to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.

Tech March 19, 2019

US To Build First Exascale Supercomputer Capable Of Completing 1 Quintillion Calculations Per Second

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced on Monday the exascale computer project to be developed by Intel and Cray. The supercomputer is expected to launch in 2021 to help various industries in the country.

Tech March 19, 2019

Netflix Will Not Make Its Movies And Shows Available To Apple's TV Service

The hype train behind Apple's upcoming video streaming platform is set to hit its climax when it is finally unveiled on March 25. However, one popular brand that will not be joining in on the fun is Netflix.

Tech March 19, 2019

WhatsApp Plans To Fight Fake News With Reverse Image Search

A beta version of WhatsApp allegedly exists, which has an in-app browser for reverse image search. Users can take advantage of this tool to verify whether images are legitimate.

Tech March 19, 2019

Google Is Testing ‘Chat Head’ Notification Bubbles In Android Q

Google is reconfiguring Chat Head bubbles for notifications in Android Q. The feature converts all alerts into tappable floating icons onscreen, greatly streamlining interaction with notifications.

Tech March 19, 2019

What's In An iPhone? UK Scientists Throw Apple Smartphone Into A Blender To Find Out

Two researchers from the University of Plymouth placed a smartphone in a blender to find out its contents. Upon identifying the element composition, the research called for better recycling efforts from smartphone companies.

Tech March 19, 2019

Xiaomi Unveils Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone With A Pressure-Sensitive Screen And Snapdragon 855 Chip

The Black Shark 2’s pressure-sensitive display lets you map onscreen buttons just by pressing hard, kind of like 3D touch. That’s something other gaming-focused handsets don’t have.

Tech March 19, 2019

Nvidia's Jetson Nano Is A DIY AI Computer That Only Costs $99

At the 2019 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia unveiled the new Jetson Nano. It's the new AI computer geared toward 'developers, makers, and enthusiasts' that's priced at just $99.

Tech March 18, 2019

Apple Unveils New 10.5-Inch iPad Air, iPad Mini With Pencil Support

Apple has quietly taken the wraps off two new iPads: the new 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini. Both are powered by the company's A12 Bionic chip and feature Apple Pencil compatibility.

Tech March 18, 2019

New Gestures Found In Android Q Make The Google Pixel More Like iPhone

XDA Developers uncovered never-before-seen gestures in the latest Android Q beta by using a highly modified version of the Pixel Launcher APK. The gestures look, feel, and perform strangely familiar.

Tech March 18, 2019

Most Android Antivirus Apps Suck So Much They Even Detect Themselves As Viruses

In a security test by AV-Comparatives, only 80 out of 250 antivirus apps passed basic standards. Some sucked so badly they flagged themselves as harmful.

Tech March 18, 2019

Archive Team Works To Preserve Public Google+ Posts In The Internet Archive

Google is set to shut down Google+ on April 2. Before that happens, the Archive Team is working to preserve public content on the platform and cache everything in the Internet Archive's 'Wayback Machine.'

Tech March 18, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Problems: Owners Report 'Tap To Wake' Issue That Drains Battery Life

Apparently, the new Samsung Galaxy S10 doesn't know when it's inside a pocket or bag. Users report that the smartphone wakes up by itself and drains battery life.

Tech March 17, 2019

WhatsApp Cofounder Brian Acton Tells Students To Delete Facebook

It's time to delete Facebook, says WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton. The entrepreneur, who sold the messaging app to Facebook for $19 billion, has been vocal in criticizing the company's policies on privacy and advertising.

Tech March 18, 2019

Apple Watch Can Accurately Detect Irregular Heartbeats, Huge Stanford Study Finds

Stanford University and Apple Inc. release the preliminary findings of the Apple Heart Study. Among over 400,000 participants, the Apple Watch detects a possible atrial fibrillation in 0.5 percent of the users.

Tech March 17, 2019

Samsung Is Working On A Truly Bezel-Less Screen With A Camera Underneath

Samsung might be working on the next smartphone display innovation — no bezels and an in-display camera. But lately it’s been having trouble being the first to anything.

Tech March 16, 2019

Facebook Says Revenge Porn Is No Match For Its New AI

Facebook will leverage new AI technology to combat the spread of revenge porn across its platforms. Unlike its previous method that required victims to submit photos, this one will detect sensitive content automatically.

Tech March 16, 2019

Walmart Is Thinking About Launching A Budget Android Tablet For Kids

Walmart’s forthcoming tablet would sell for cheap, aimed at kids, and run Android. Whether it’ll have a custom version of Android, like Amazon’s Fire HD lineup, remains to be determined.

Tech March 16, 2019

Twitter Will Soon Let You Subscribe To Conversations

Twitter users might soon be able to follow threads of interest without necessarily replying to or liking them. The unearthed option comes as the latest in the flood of changes recently seen from Twitter.

Tech March 16, 2019

Pixel 4 XL Leak: Next Google Phone Could Have Hole-Punch Cutout, Rear Dual-Camera Setup

An alleged Pixel 4 XL leak shows that the next Google smartphone might have more cameras than its predecessors. At that, it could have two rear cameras and a pill-like hole-punch cutout on the front.

Tech March 15, 2019

Teens Now Using Google Docs As Chat App

Some teenagers have discovered a way to turn Google Docs into a makeshift messaging app. They would take advantage of the different collaborative features of the online office suite to secretly chat with each other.

Tech March 16, 2019

Elon Musk Unveils Tesla Model Y: 300 Miles On Single Charge, $47K Price Tag

Tesla debuted its latest creation, the Model Y, at an event in Los Angeles this week. The new all-electric SUV is capable of reaching 300 miles on a single charge.

Tech March 15, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Battery Life: Here's What To Expect If You're A Heavy User

In the battle for battery life, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus boasts longer-lasting usage time than other S10 series smartphones. The key lies in the unit's 4,100 mAh battery pack.

Tech March 15, 2019

iPhone Stops Arrow, Saves Australian Man's Life

An iPhone saved the life of its owner after it stopped an arrow. Authorities arrested the assailant while the victim suffered minor injuries in his chin.

Tech March 15, 2019

HP Recalls 78,500 Computer Batteries Following Reports Of Overheating And Melting

HP voluntarily recalled more than 70,000 laptops and battery packs due to recent reports of fire and burn hazards. The company has expanded its battery safety recall and replacement program in light of the recall made in January 2018.

Tech March 15, 2019

Google Took Down 2.3 Billion Bad Ads In 2018, Introduces New Policy Manager For Ads

Last year, Google removed 2.3 billion ads that violate its policies. To further make the digital advertising ecosystem safer, it’s also launching a new Policy Manager for Google Ads in April.

Tech March 15, 2019

Apple's New iPhone Ad Shows How Much 'Privacy Matters'

Apple has released a new iPhone ad that focuses on privacy. The commercial shows real-life scenarios and situations where 'privacy matters' in a relatable and funny way.

Tech March 14, 2019

This Patent Shows Google Might Be Working On A Foldable Phone, Too

2019 is the year of foldable phones. Both Samsung and Huawei have shown their own approaches, but wait until you see Google’s Z-fold display, detailed in a patent filed recently.

Tech March 15, 2019

Facebook App Puts A Dedicated ‘Gaming’ Hub Front And Center

Check the Facebook app right now: you’ll see a brand-new Gaming hub on the top-level navigation, dedicated to all things gaming. Could Facebook become the new Twitch?

Tech March 15, 2019

How To Enable Dark Mode On Chrome 73 For Mac

Google Chrome users will now enjoy several new features with the Chrome 73 update, one of which is the Dark Mode. It is already available to download for Windows, Mac, and Linux OS.

Tech March 14, 2019

US Orders Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 MAX 8, MAX 9

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 in the United States. The move came after days of mounting pressure from various groups to halt all flights involving these jets.

Tech March 14, 2019

How To Install Android Q On Your Original Google Pixel, Pixel 2, And Pixel 3

In a surprising move, Google is extending Android Q support all the way back to the original Pixel phones. Here’s how to download and install the latest version of Android on any Pixel phone.

Tech March 14, 2019

Meet Q, The First Genderless Voice: Here's How It Sounds

Danish companies Virtue Nordic and Copenhagen Pride have developed a new program that produces a genderless voice. The technology makes it possible for digital voice assistants such as Alexa and Cortana to sound gender-neutral.

Tech March 14, 2019

Waze’s Incident Reports Feature Is Now Rolling Out To Google Maps

Google Maps users can now submit incident reports if they see anomalies along their commute. Crashes and speed traps for now, though, but that could change eventually.

Tech March 14, 2019

You Can Now Ask Alexa To Play Apple Music From Amazon Fire TV

After supporting Amazon Echo in December, Apple Music now begins streaming for the Fire TV. The move is in line with Apple's recent strategy to push its content to other platforms to gain a wider audience.

Tech March 14, 2019

Android Adware 'SimBad' Found In Over 200 Apps With More Than 150M Downloads

A strain of adware has been found in 206 Android apps with over 150 million downloads. Researchers dubbed the malware 'SimBad' because of how it mainly infected simulators.

Tech March 14, 2019

Facebook, Instagram Experience Hours-Long Outage Affecting Users Worldwide

Facebook-owned apps have been down for hours across the globe. The worldwide outage is one of the longest the social media platforms experienced, with some users still not being able to access the apps at the time of writing.

Tech March 14, 2019

Spotify Files EU Antitrust Complaint Against Apple Over App Store Fees

Apple is facing another antitrust complaint from Spotify for alleged unfair collection of App Store fees. The Swedish music streaming service accused the iPhone maker of engaging in practices that stifle innovation and limit the choice for consumers.

Tech March 14, 2019

Original Pixel, Pixel XL Are Getting Android Q Too

Google has just released the first Android Q beta, and it included the original Pixel and Pixel XL in the mix. That means there's a good chance the two are getting a consumer version of the update in the future.

Tech March 13, 2019

Crime-Tracking Apps Alert Users Of Nearby Danger In Real Time But Use Comes With Side Effects

Citizen is a crime alert app that automatically sends push notifications to users about dangerous incidents in their immediate area. The service is available in Baltimore, New York City, San Francisco, and most recently, in Los Angeles.

Tech March 13, 2019

Gmail And Google Drive Are On The Fritz: Is This Update Causing The Problem?

Google Drive's redesign debuted along with a worldwide outage of Google's Gmail and even Google Drive services. The outage lasted a few good hours with other users still reporting issues with specific use cases.

Tech March 13, 2019

Google Chrome Now Recognizes Commands Given From PC Media Keys

Users can control videos and music inside their Chrome browsers by using the media keys on their keyboards. The latest update is part of Chrome 73 and is expected to roll out to Mac, PC, and Linux users soon.

Tech March 13, 2019

Facebook Sues Ukrainian Hackers Who Used Quiz Apps To Steal User Data

Two Ukrainian men are facing charges from Facebook for stealing private data from users. The culprits allegedly hid their malicious plug-ins in the form of popular quiz apps.

Tech March 13, 2019

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