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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

Misconfigured Box Account Probable Culprit In Confidential Data Leak Involving Apple, Other Tech Companies

Cybersecurity firm Adversis has discovered a vulnerability in the file-sharing system of Box. The company said hundreds of thousands of corporate documents and files are left exposed to a potential data breach.

Tech March 13, 2019

Marketing Exec Rahul Sandil Leaves HTC For Micron

Rahul Sandil, a marketing executive at HTC, is taking a break from virtual reality. From selling software, Sandil transitions to selling memory and storage hardware for consumer brands, Crucial and Ballistix.

Tech March 13, 2019

Adobe Will Finally Retire Shockwave Player On April 9

After more than two decades of existence, Adobe Shockwave will finally take a bow on April 9. Adobe announced that it will discontinue supporting Shockwave for Windows while it will maintain support to enterprise users until 2020.

Tech March 12, 2019

Apple Expected To Debut Streaming TV And Subscription News Services During March 25 Special Event

Apple is expected to release its long-rumored streaming service in a special event on March 25. In addition, the company may also launch a news subscription service in the same event.

Tech March 12, 2019

Latest Windows 10 Update Causes Lag In Games, Microsoft Advises Update Uninstall As Quick Fix

Microsoft recently announced that its latest Windows 10 update causes graphics and mouse performance issues in certain games. The company recommended users who are experiencing these issues to uninstall the update until it releases an official fix.

Tech March 12, 2019

Huawei Is Faking Photos Again, This Time For The P30 Pro

Huawei is close to fully unveiling its P30 Pro flagship, which is poised to have one of the most notable cameras this year. Problem is, Huawei is using fake image samples yet again to promote it.

Tech March 12, 2019

Vivo Apex 2019 Has Zero Ports, An ‘All-Display’ Fingerprint Scanner, And 5G

It’s got 5G, an in-display fingerprint scanner that works on the entire screen, zero ports, and a nearly bezel-less display. The Vivo Apex 2019 is a hint at where smartphones might go from here on out.

Tech March 12, 2019

Want Better Security? Don’t Use Face Unlock On Galaxy S10, Says Samsung

You can fool the Galaxy S10’s face unlock system by putting up a picture or video of your face in front of its camera. Oh, and someone that looks like you can unlock the phone, as well.

Tech March 12, 2019

Android Q Beta Could Launch On March 13

Google could launch the first beta for Android Q on March 13. While the release date isn't set in stone just yet, the new update is expected to make its way to plenty of devices.

Tech March 11, 2019

Twitter Rolls Out New Prototype App 'Twttr' To Beta Testers

Twitter has started pushing out its new prototype app named Twttr to a few beta testers. The Twttr app offers a slew of new features, including new designs for conversations.

Tech March 12, 2019

YouTube Stories Gets AR Selfie Tools Similar To Snapchat

AR filters are now available in YouTube Stories. Google announced in a blog post that the AR effects tool uses machine learning to help create filters that are more realistic without needing a dedicated depth sensor.

Tech March 12, 2019

Samsung Pay Adding Cryptocurrencies For 10 Million Users To Broaden International Reach

Samsung is planning to add more cryptocurrencies to Samsung Pay. The company hopes to give the mobile payments service a significant boost by integrating digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cosmo Coins.

Tech March 11, 2019

Facebook Goes Against The 'Dark Mode' Trend By Testing New White Interface

Even if Facebook’s Messenger app has a dark mode, the main social networking app will pass on the current tech trend. In fact, the company is taking the opposite approach and is making the Facebook app even whiter.

Tech March 12, 2019

2019 iPad Might Keep Headphone Jack, Touch ID: Report

The 2019 iPad is rumored to retain two features Apple has been letting go these past few years. It might even launch alongside a new iPad mini model as well.

Tech March 11, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 Safety In Question Following Ethiopia Crash

The air safety of Boeing's jets is under question following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which killed 157 people on board. The incident involved a Boeing 737 Max 8, similar to the Lion Air crash last year.

Tech March 11, 2019

Fitbit Launches Fitbit Ace 2 Designed For Kids Age 6 Years And Up

Fitbit recently took the wraps off its Ace 2 fitness tracker. This new wearable device is aimed at kids age 6 years and up.

Tech March 12, 2019

Apple Is Giving 10 Percent Bonus When You Load Money To Your Account For App Store, iTunes Purchases

Apple is offering App Store and iTunes users a 10 percent bonus when they load up funds to their Apple ID accounts. The promo is available to all U.S. users from Mar. 10 to Mar. 14.

Tech March 11, 2019

Here's How To Hide The Samsung Galaxy S10's Hole-Punch Camera

Samsung Galaxy S10 owners have at least two ways to hide their phones' hole-punch camera. For those who find the front camera distracting or annoying, it can be 'turned off' or hidden with creative wallpapers.

Tech March 10, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Series Set Record Preorder Sales

Samsung's Galaxy S10 series registered a positive start after its March 8 release. Record preorder sales were noted in the UK, USA, and other markets including China and South Korea.

Tech March 12, 2019

Patent Leaks Possible Design Of Controller For Google's Game Streaming Service

A patent has cropped up online showing off the possible design of the highly anticipated Google's gaming controller. It provides a series of illustrations outlining what the controller offers.

Tech March 11, 2019

Slack Dark Mode Rolls Out To Beta Testers On Android And iOS

A long-requested feature is finally available on Slack. The workplace collaboration app is now rolling out the dark mode feature for Android and iOS beta testers.

Tech March 11, 2019

Apple To Start Making AR Headset By End Of 2019

Veteran analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple might begin mass producing its long-rumored AR headset as early as the end of 2019. However, it might not end up as a stand-alone device.

Tech March 9, 2019

Skype For Web Is Now Just As Good As The App, But There’s A Huge Catch

Skype for Web now has all the major features of its desktop counterpart, including HD video calling and call recording. It’s unclear whether other experimental features, such as automatic background blurring, will also arrive soon.

Tech March 9, 2019

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