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Facebook Will Let You Talk To Friends Across Messenger, Instagram, And WhatsApp

Soon, you’ll be able to send messages across Instagram and WhatsApp using just Messenger. There’s also a Messenger desktop client in testing that might roll out later this year.

Tech May 1, 2019

Aperture Photo Editing Software Will Not Work On Future macOS Versions

Time to Switch to Lightroom, Aperture holdouts. Apple has officially confirmed that the photo editing software will not work on future versions of macOS after Mojave.

Tech May 1, 2019

Facebook Is Launching A Feature To Help You Finally Connect With Your Secret Crush

Facebook Dating will allow users to add several people to their Secret Crush list. If any of those also adds the original user to their own list, Facebook will notify both parties that they matched.

Tech May 1, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Reportedly Explodes 'Without Reasons'

A Samsung Galaxy S10 5G blew up 'without reasons,' a user reported. The South Korean brand refused to reimburse the phone, explaining that the explosion was caused by an 'external impact.'

Tech April 30, 2019

Valve Index VR Headset Now Official: Specs, Price, And Release Date

The specs, price, and release date of the Valve Index have finally been announced. From the look of things, Valve's virtual reality headset will take the competition by storm, if its cost doesn't put off users.

Tech May 1, 2019

Facebook Portal Update: Expansion Beyond The US, WhatsApp Support, Amazon Prime Video, And More

Facebook Portal is set to get a ton of new features, most of which are slated for a summer release. It's also going to be available outside of the United States.

Tech May 1, 2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Camera Can Compete With Top-Tier Phones, Will Feature 3x Optical Zoom

Wired got a chance to test the camera on the forthcoming OnePlus 7 Pro, and the initial results were impressive. The phone will launch on May 14 alongside the base OnePlus 7 model.

Tech April 30, 2019

Forget Foldables — Samsung Might Be Developing A Wraparound Smartphone Display

Samsung’s latest patent puts a wraparound display on a smartphone. Potential uses for this include doubling as a viewfinder, a live language translator, and others.

Tech April 30, 2019

Heads Up, New Yorkers: Uber And Lyft Are No Longer Accepting New Drivers, Here’s Why

Both Uber and Lyft aren’t hiring new drivers in New York City at the moment following new wage floor rules passed in December. The freeze hiring won’t be permanent, though.

Tech April 30, 2019

Yup, Samsung Really Built A Vertical TV For The Instagram Generation

The Samsung Sero easily pivots between horizontal and vertical modes, allowing users to use it like a conventional TV or a massive smartphone projector. It’s coming out at the end of May in South Korea.

Tech April 30, 2019

Google Admits Slow Pixel 3 Sales, Hints At New Midrange Phone At I/O Event

Pixel phone sales slowed down this past quarter, says Google, citing mounting market pressure, high prices, and decreased demand as the main causes. It might launch the midrange Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL devices to recover from this.

Tech April 30, 2019

Beats' Truly Wireless Powerbeats Pro To Launch On May 10

Beats' first truly wireless earbuds now has an exact release date. The Powerbeats Pro are set to go up for preorder on May 3 and hit the shelves on May 10.

Tech April 30, 2019

Google Pixel 3a Spotted On Geekbench, Just Days Ahead Of Its Unveiling

Ahead of its official unveiling, the Pixel 3a has showed up on Geekbench. The entry corroborates specs that have been leaked and rumored in the past, particularly its 4 GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie operating system.

Tech April 29, 2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Ad Confirms It Won't Have A Notch, Bezel, And 'Bells And Whistles'

OnePlus ran an ad for the OnePlus 7 Pro, emphasizing that it won't have bezels or a notch. It also says the phone won't have 'bells and whistles,' among other things.

Tech April 30, 2019

University Event Takes A Long And Hard Look At Drone Traffic

The University of Utah's Electronic Arts and Engineering program students developed an app that can help mitigate drone traffic in Salt Lake City. The app is named Drone Command, and it was unveiled at EAE Launch Day.

Tech April 30, 2019

This Chrome Phishing Exploit Tricks Users With Fake Address Bar, Here’s How To Avoid It

An exploit found on Chrome for Android can replace the address bar with a fake one. This could lend an opportunity for phishing campaigns to make fake sites even more believable.

Tech April 29, 2019

Apple Systematically Removing And Restricting Third-Party Screen Time Apps, Developers Claim

Apple has removed a handful of third-party screen management tools from the App Store after debuting its own Screen Time feature. Companies are pushing back with antitrust complaints.

Tech April 29, 2019

AT&T Claims Its 5G Network Reached 2 Gbps Speeds

AT&T is boasting about its 5G network again. The carrier claims that it just reached a whopping speed of 2 Gbps on the network — only in Atlanta, though.

Tech April 29, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro To Have A 4,500 mAh Battery: Rumor

The rumored Pro variant of the next-generation Galaxy Note is said to have a 4,500 mAh. At the very least, the rumor says this will be the case with the 4G model.

Tech April 29, 2019

The Nubia Red Magic 3 Is The First Gaming Phone With A Cooling Fan

Nubia just made the first-ever phone with an internal cooling fan. It’s called the Red Magic 3, and it’s got a lot more features besides a fan that makes it a beastly gaming powerhouse.

Tech April 29, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Split Facebook Into Two Companies

Facebook's announcement of a potential split into two products is seen as a way for the company to address lingering privacy issues. CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to create platforms where users can build public and private connections separately.

Tech April 29, 2019

This Could Be The Foldable Motorola Razr Smartphone Reboot

Motorola's foldable Razr smartphone have allegedly been leaked in new renders. They don't reveal too much info, but they do show the device's iconic Razr design, a chin, and its hinge mechanism.

Tech April 28, 2019

Microsoft Pushes Out Windows 10 Preview With Incremental Improvements To Narrator And Dictation

The latest Windows 10 Preview update enhances Your Phone, adds dictation support for more languages, and fixes a number of bugs along the way. However, it also adds some unknown issues that merit proceeding with caution.

Tech April 29, 2019

DJI Dispels Rumors Of Phantom Drone Discontinuation

DJI has gone on record to officially state the main reason for the lack of the Phantom 4 drone in stores. It's due simply to a shortage of parts from a certain supplier.

Tech April 30, 2019

Confirmed: OnePlus 7 Pro Will Feature Triple-Camera System

The configuration isn’t clear yet, but OnePlus could go with a standard, telephoto, and ultra-wide setup for the OnePlus 7 Pro. The flagship phone is set to launch on May 14 alongside a base OnePlus 7 model.

Tech April 28, 2019

5G iPad Pro In The Works, But Don’t Expect It To Come Soon

Next-generation iPad Pros will include LCP soft boards inside them, according to trusted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This component will apparently be crucial to ensuring the devices gain higher-speed connectivity.

Tech April 28, 2019

Apple Watch Lost In The Ocean Still In Working Condition When It Was Found 6 Months Later

Southern California surfer Robert Bainter lost his trusted Apple Watch at sea some months ago. The resilient watch was returned to him recently in perfect working condition.

Tech April 27, 2019

Make Gmail Less Cluttered With This Extension Created By The Cofounder Of Inbox

The Simply extension, from former Gmail designer Inbox cofounder Michael Leggett, cleans up Gmail for a calmer, more sensical interface. It’s free, and it looks so official one could be easily be tricked into thinking Google itself designed it.

Tech April 27, 2019

Google Bans Developer With More Than Half A Billion Downloads For Committing Ad Fraud

Google is expunging apps owned by DO Global from the Play Store. These apps were found to be generating ad revenue through a program that registers fake clicks.

Tech April 27, 2019

Amazon Reportedly Working On Hi-Fi Music Streaming Service That Sounds Better Than CDs

Amazon’s alleged Hi-Fi music streaming option will offer listeners songs that sound better than CDs. No word yet on when it might come out, though.

Tech April 27, 2019

Google Assistant's 'Tell Me A Story' Feature Makes Bedtime Stories Available Anytime, Anywhere

Google Assistant can now read stories from a phone or tablet with 'Tell Me a Story.' Previously, the feature was available only on Google Home speakers.

Tech April 27, 2019

Google Pixel 3a Renders Leak, Including The Rumored Iris Purple Color Option

Leaksters have uploaded renders of the upcoming Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. There are two sets from two sources here, one of which shows the device in the rumored iris purple color option.

Tech April 26, 2019

Google Slashes $200 Off The Pixel 3 And Its Larger Brother

Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones have been made available online with huge discounts of at least $200. Even more discounts await those who can bring compatible models to trade in.

Tech April 28, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Confirmed To Have 5G By Verizon

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G is now confirmed. According to Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg, the Galaxy Note device 'coming this year' will have 5G capability.

Tech April 26, 2019

Snapchat Will Let You Scan Bitmoji And Put Them In Video Games

Snap Inc. is giving a select few developers a Bitmoji SDK for them to integrate Bitmoji characters into video games. Is Snap Inc. trying to make the next Mii?

Tech April 26, 2019

Walmart Unveils Artificial Intelligence Store That’s Like Amazon Go But Also Not

Walmart’s Intelligent Retail Lab finally opens to the public, dubbed as the future of stores. But unlike Amazon Go locations, they don’t intend to erase employees from the equation.

Tech April 26, 2019

Samsung Requests iFixit To Pull Its Galaxy Fold Teardown

iFixit's Galaxy Fold teardown has been taken down at the request of Samsung. There's no telling why the smartphone maker did this, but because of it, the device is possibly becoming an even hotter topic than before.

Tech April 25, 2019

One-Day Amazon Prime Shipping Will Soon Be A Thing

Amazon Prime members could soon get their items in just one day by default. The company has revealed that it’s working to make this new option the new standard moving forward.

Tech April 26, 2019

Verizon’s 5G Galaxy S10 Will Ship On May 16 For $1,300

You can get a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G from Verizon on May 16 for a whopping $1,300. But you can significantly reduce the price.

Tech April 26, 2019

NVIDIA May Be Working On A 2-In-1 Hybrid Gaming Device With A Desktop And Tablet Mode

XDA-Developers found evidence that NVIDIA could be working on an entirely new 2-in-1 hybrid device for gaming and entertainment. The evidence found in the code shows that the company might be developing it under codename "Mystique."

Tech April 25, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Starts His Own Podcast About Tech And Society

Mark Zuckerberg is publishing audio versions of his discussions with high-profile individuals as episodes of his new podcast, 'Tech & Society.' Only Spotify has it at the moment, but expect it to reach more platforms in the coming days.

Tech April 25, 2019

Instagram Now Lets You Put Quiz Stickers On Stories

Quiz stickers are now available on Instagram Stories. Unlike polls, you can add multiple questions and set a correct answer for each, and it’s as easy as placing any sticker option already available.

Tech April 25, 2019

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy View 2 Announced: Specs, Price, Release Date, And More

The new Samsung Galaxy View 2 is now official. AT&T recently announced the successor to the humongous Galaxy View, revealing its specs, price, and release date.

Tech April 25, 2019

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