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Apple Confirms Rumored Layoffs At Its Self-Driving Car Division Project Titan

Apple is letting go some of its employees under its autonomous vehicle program, Project Titan. The layoffs, which will mostly affect engineers, takes effect in mid April.

Tech February 28, 2019

Motorola Foldable Phone Confirmed, RAZR Design In The Cards

At the 2019 Mobile World Congress, Motorola has confirmed that it's working on a foldable phone. From the look of things, it could look a lot like a RAZR.

Tech February 27, 2019

Spotify Finally Comes To India, With On-Demand Songs Available On Free Tier

Spotify is now available in India. The music streaming platform offers a library of 40 million songs and support for different languages across the country plus on-demand music access to free-tier users.

Tech February 28, 2019

You Can Now Make Google Duo Video Calls On The Web

Google Duo is finally wherever users might need it to be. A web client for Google’s official video chat platform is live now in addition to being on Android, iOS, and Chrome OS.

Tech February 27, 2019

Facebook’s Patreon Clone Might Bleed Content Creators Dry With 30 Percent Fan Subscriptions Cut

Facebook wants to take 30 percent of total Fan Subscriptions profits, drawing criticism from creators. What takes the cake, however, is the suspect policies when it comes to content licensing.

Tech February 27, 2019

Confirmed: OnePlus 7 Won't Have Wireless Charging

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau says that the upcoming OnePlus 7 isn't going to have wireless charging. According to him, wireless charging is 'inferior,' so the company is sticking with wired chargers.

Tech February 26, 2019

Honor Foldable Phone Could Roll Out In 2020

Honor could release a foldable phone sometime during 2020. CEO George Zhao says that he's interested in the idea and that the company will 'find a way to make this.'

Tech February 26, 2019

USB 3.2 Is Here To Replace USB 3.1, And It's Confusing

The USB Implementers Forum or USB-IF has announced USB 3.2 at the 2019 Mobile World Congress. With the rollout of the new standard, the previous specifications USB 3.1 and USB 3.0 are getting rebranded.

Tech February 26, 2019

Swatch Sues Samsung For Allegedly Imitating Its Watch Face Designs

Swatch Group is suing Samsung over allegedly copied watch face designs. It is seeking more than $100 million in damages, accusing the South Korean company of 'unfair competition' and 'unfair business practices.'

Tech February 27, 2019

AI Grammar Checker In Google Docs Starts Rolling Out To G Suite Users

A more intelligent grammar checker is coming to Google Docs. Previously exclusive to early beta users, the new feature is powered by Google’s machine translation technology, which helps catch trickier grammar lapses.

Tech February 27, 2019

Who Is Filthy Frank? YouTuber Seen In YouTube Kids Videos Giving Suicide Tips To Children

A pediatrician in Florida found a clip inserted into videos posted on YouTube Kids that encourage children to harm themselves. The clip shows YouTuber Filthy Frank, who has more than 6 million subscribers on his channel.

Tech February 26, 2019

Did You Know The Samsung Galaxy S10 Comes With A Cryptocurrency Wallet?

A less-known feature of the just-unveiled Galaxy S10 is its built-in cryptocurrency wallet, which allows users to store digital keys on the device safely. The phone also supports decentralized apps.

Tech February 26, 2019

Only Energizer Can Make A Phone With 18,000 mAh Battery: Check It Out

The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop boasts 18,000 mAh of juice, but that means it’s the plumpest of all smartphones by far. Information on release date and pricing has yet to be shared.

Tech February 26, 2019

Here's Why A OnePlus Foldable Phone Isn't Happening Anytime Soon

OnePlus isn't planning on launching a foldable phone anytime soon. It appears that the Chinese brand isn't jumping on the bandwagon that the likes of Samsung and Huawei are pioneering.

Tech February 26, 2019

SanDisk, Micron Pave The Way For The Age Of 1 TB MicroSD Cards

At this year's Mobile World Congress, 1 TB microSD cards are being unveiled. Both Western Digital's SanDisk and Micron are announcing their takes on the high-capacity mobile storage.

Tech February 25, 2019

Mother Finds Suicide Tips For Children In YouTube And YouTube Kids Videos

Last summer, YouTube Kids took down a video containing instructions on how to commit suicide. Months later, another video with the same harmful content resurfaces on YouTube.

Tech February 26, 2019

Sony's Xperia 1 Is Really Tall With Its 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5-Inch 4K Display

Sony has taken the wraps off the Xperia 1 at the 2019 Mobile World Congress. It literally towers over the competition in the sense that it's taller than most smartphones out there.

Tech February 25, 2019

Google Assistant Is About To Make Texting So Much Better

Google is bringing Assistant to Android Messages over the coming weeks to make searching easier while talking to someone. The feature will come as Google prepares Allo’s final days.

Tech February 25, 2019

Oppo Joins The Foldable Phone Craze With Its Huawei Mate X Look-Alike

Here’s Oppo’s foldable phone, which isn’t due for an official unveiling anytime soon, let alone a wide release. Oppo is taking a 'wait and see' approach, apparently.

Tech February 25, 2019

Nicholas Stover, Fired Amazon Worker With Crohn's Disease, Files Suit Over Bathroom Breaks

Nicholas Stover needed to use the bathroom more often because he has Crohn's disease, but he was fired for 'time theft.' He is seeking a minimum of $3 million in damages.

Tech February 25, 2019

Apple COO Jeff Williams On Increasing Product Price Points: 'It's Something We're Very Aware Of'

Apple COO Jeff Williams delivered a speech on Feb. 22 at Elon University. There, he made it clear that the company is aware of the concern over the increasing price points for its products.

Tech February 25, 2019

LG's V50 ThinQ 5G Shows It's Embracing Dual Screens Instead Of Folding Displays

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G has an optional second screen attachment. Aptly called Dual Screen, the accessory adds a 6.2-inch display to the mix, which can be used as a dedicated gaming controller or for multitasking purposes.

Tech February 24, 2019

Huawei's Mate X Foldable Phone Is Its Answer To Samsung's Galaxy Fold

Huawei has finally unveiled its Mate X foldable phone at the 2019 Mobile World Congress. In terms of specs, it noticeably sports 5G connectivity and larger screens across the board compared with Samsung's Galaxy Fold.

Tech February 24, 2019

Apple Puts More Refurbished iPhones Up For Sale: Up To $220 Off iPhone 7 Plus

More refurbished iPhones are now on sale directly from Apple’s website. Users can now save as much as $220 on refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units.

Tech February 25, 2019

More Phones Are Getting Physical Buttons For Google Assistant

Aside from the LG G7 ThinQ, more phones will now have a physical Assistant button. Google expects over '100 million devices to launch with a dedicated Google Assistant button.'

Tech February 25, 2019

Someone's Trying To Run Android On The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch could soon be used as an Android tablet. That's thanks to one developer who's trying to run the operating system on the hybrid console.

Tech February 22, 2019

Leaked Instagram Feature Shows It’s Trying To Be More Like Pinterest

Instagram may or may not be testing a feature that lets users create Public Collections, to which people may add their contributions. It was buried in the Android version of the app by a researcher.

Tech February 23, 2019

Huawei Mate X Foldable Phone Leaked Ahead Of Mobile World Congress

This is apparently Huawei’s foldable smartphone, called the Mate X. More details are expected at the company’s press event during MWC Barcelona, but the billboard claims it’s the world’s fastest 5G foldable phone.

Tech February 23, 2019

Intel's 5G Modems Not Coming To Phones Until 2020, Making 5G iPhone Unlikely Until Then

Intel confirms that its 5G modem chips won't be in phones until 2020. By the same token, Apple's first 5G iPhone likely won't materialize until then.

Tech February 22, 2019

Microsoft Workers Demand Tech Giant End US Army Contract To Use HoloLens AR Technology In Warfare

In a letter, Microsoft employees asked the company to terminate a deal to provide HoloLens augmented reality technology to the US army. They said that under the contract, the technology will help soldiers kill.

Tech February 23, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Doesn't Have A Headphone Jack

Samsung's Galaxy Fold may have top-tier specs and features, notably its folding mechanism. However, it doesn't have a headphone jack, a standard component that many arguably can't live without.

Tech February 21, 2019

Apple's Foldable iPhone Patent Gets Turned Into Renders: Here's What It Could Look Like

Recently, a patent for a foldable iPhone was uncovered. Now it's been turned into renders, and they give a good look at what the bendable phone could turn out to be.

Tech February 21, 2019

WinRAR Releases Patch After Researchers Discover 19-Year-Old Security Flaw That Put 500M Users At Risk

WinRAR issues a new patch after a security vulnerability was found in its data compression tool. According to researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, the flaw is 19 years old and puts 500 million users at risk.

Tech February 21, 2019

Google Rolls Out The New Gmail Redesign For Android

The Gmail for Android is getting a major makeover. Google starts rolling out the overly white redesign for the Gmail app on Android, following the company’s move to create a uniform look across all G Suite products.

Tech February 21, 2019

Nike Adapt BB Issues: Users Report Android Update Is Bricking Their Self-Lacing Smart Shoes

The Android companion app for the new Nike Adapt BB is reportedly causing some issues. Users say that they can no longer pair their smartphones with the self-lacing smart shoes after the latest firmware update.

Tech February 21, 2019

You Can Now Stop Facebook's Android App From Tracking Your Location In The Background

Facebook has rolled out a new update to its Android app, giving users more control over their privacy settings. Now they can stop the app from tracking their location, even when they're not using it.

Tech February 20, 2019

iPhone, iPad, And Mac Apps To Merge By 2021: Things To Know About Project Marzipan

By 2021, iPhone, iPads, and Macs will be able to run the same apps. Apple will unveil a new SDK that is part of a bigger plan called Project Marzipan.

Tech February 21, 2019

This Is The Galaxy Fold, Out April 26 For $1980

The Galaxy Fold, arriving April 26 for $1980, comes with the all-new Infinity Flex Display that allows to to fold out into a tablet. Also included is a triple-camera system, a 4.6-inch phone mode display, and more.

Tech February 21, 2019

Big-Name Companies Such As Disney, Nestle Pull YouTube Ads Due To Child Videos Problem

Companies have pulled their ads from YouTube after the problem with child videos on the platform surfaced. Video blogger Mark Watson, who discovered the issue, said he found a 'wormhole into a softcore pedophilia ring' on the website.

Tech February 20, 2019

Samsung Officially Unveils The Galaxy S10 Lineup: Bumped-Up Specs, Bigger Screen, More Cameras

Samsung finally unveils the Galaxy S10 phones after months and months in the rumor mill. Featuring three phone variants first, the company is also set to release a 5G version sometime this year.

Tech February 21, 2019

Apple's New Tutorial Videos Teach You Photography Features Of The iPhone XR, iPhone XS

Apple has released four new tutorial videos focused on photos and the iPhone on its YouTube channel. Among them is a clip that highlights the depth control feature of the iPhone XR and iPhone XS.

Tech February 19, 2019

Someone Found A 30-Year-Old Apple Computer In An Attic, And It’s Still Working

A decades-old Apple IIe is still functioning like it did when a New York City professor last used it 30 years ago. To his surprise, the obsolete computer still works well, even loading an old game from the ‘70s.

Tech February 20, 2019

Qualcomm Already Wants You To Meet Its 'Second-Generation 5G Solution' Snapdragon X55

Qualcomm is already taking the wraps off the Snapdragon X55, its 'second-generation 5G solution.' That's despite the fact that a Snapdragon X50 device has yet to launch commercially.

Tech February 19, 2019

Google Keep For iOS Now Works On Apple Watch

After removing Maps in 2017, Google is returning to the Apple Watch with Keep. In the latest update, the note-taking app now has support for the Cupertino brand's wearable.

Tech February 19, 2019

Samsung Will Call Its Foldable Phone The Galaxy Fold

Much to no one’s surprise, Samsung is calling its first foldable phone the Galaxy Fold. Very little is known about this device, but the company is poised to share more information pretty soon.

Tech February 20, 2019

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