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Amazon Deploys ‘Sidewalk Drones’ As Part Of New Delivery Service

Scout are sidewalk delivery drones Amazon is now using as part of a small test. Will they replace normal delivery methods in the not-so-distant future? Time will tell.

Tech January 24, 2019

Microsoft Bing Allegedly The Latest Victim In The ‘Great Firewall’ Of China

Bing is the latest serviced based in America to get banned in China. Microsoft has so far been playing nice with the country’s internet policies, but something apparently had to give.

Tech January 24, 2019

Apple Thinks iPhone Demand Will Increase Because Of Climate Change: Wait, What?

Global warming will make people realize iPhones are super useful, which will increase their demand. It’s not just Apple that stands to benefit in this global disaster, though.

Tech January 24, 2019

Meet Meizu Zero: First Smartphone Without Buttons, Speaker Holes, SIM Card Slot, And Charging Port

Meizu's Zero is touted as the world's first holeless smartphone. At that, it doesn't have buttons, speaker holes, a SIM card slot, or even a charging port.

Tech January 24, 2019

Microsoft's Edge Mobile Browser Gets Built-In Tool That Fights Against Fake News

The new feature on Microsoft's mobile version of Edge now has a built-in fake news filter. Called NewsGuard, it warns users whether a news website it trustworthy or not.

Tech January 23, 2019

Over 3 Million Supporters Are Now On Patreon Funding 100,000 Content Creators

Patreon has reached a milestone. Within a year, the membership service has gained a million patrons supporting more than a hundred thousand content creators on its platform.

Tech January 24, 2019

Apple MacBook ‘Flexgate’ Problem: Are You Affected?

Apple now potentially faces a new controversy nicknamed ‘flexgate.’ It refers to MacBook Pro models 2016 and above whose displays worsen overtime and show uneven, spotted backlighting.

Tech January 23, 2019

iPhone Will Say Goodbye To LCD In 2020: Hello, OLED

Apple will move to OLED displays come 2020, according to a new report. That means no more iPhone models with LCDs in two years, and perhaps no more ‘budget’ models, either.

Tech January 23, 2019

How To Share Your Binge-Watching Sessions On Netflix As An Instagram Story

Netflix just made it easier to share on Instagram what show or movie a person is currently watching. Sharing a Netflix title as an Instagram Story is now just a few clicks away.

Tech January 23, 2019

Acer Unwraps 3 New Educational Laptops: Chromebook 512, Chromebook 512 Spin, And TravelMate B114

Acer has unveiled three new educational laptops at Bett Show 2019 in London. The lineup includes the Chromebook 512, Chromebook 512 Spin, and the TravelMate B114.

Tech January 22, 2019

Google Donates Millions, Machine Learning Tools To Wikipedia

To help expand free access to knowledge, Google is donating $2 million to the Wikimedia Foundation. Machine learning and other tools will also be provided to make more diverse Wikipedia content.

Tech January 23, 2019

Classic Google Hangouts Will Begin To Say Goodbye In October

Google announced that Hangouts for G Suite customers will be bidding adieu this October. As for other consumers, it is expected that the same will happen by 2020.

Tech January 23, 2019

Google's Phishing Quiz Wants To Teach You How To Avoid Phishing Scams

Google's Jigsaw unit published a phishing quiz online to teach users how to spot phishing emails. It's designed with the latest tricks and techniques that cybercriminals use nowadays

Tech January 22, 2019

Twitter For Web Gets A Redesign: Simplified View, Emoji Button, And More

Twitter’s desktop version is getting a makeover. The micro-blogging site just rolled out an update that has new features such as keyboard shortcuts and an emoji button.

Tech January 23, 2019

Google Fined Nearly $57 Million For Violating GDPR In France

France's CNIL slapped Google with nearly $57 million fine for violating Europe’s new data privacy rules. It is the biggest GDPR fine issued since the regulations took effect in May last year.

Tech January 22, 2019

The End Of Windows 10 Mobile: Microsoft Tells Users To Switch To iOS Or Android

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Windows 10 Mobile, and now it tells users to turn to iOS and Android instead. The company will no longer support the mobile OS come Dec. 10.

Tech January 22, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10's Pricing Revealed In Alleged Leak: $885 Starting Price, 1TB Storage, And More

An alleged Samsung Galaxy S10 leak gives insight into the potential pricing of the smartphone. If the info is correct, then the company's 2019 flagship lineup could start at around $885.

Tech January 21, 2019

Apple's Giving Program Donated Over $125M To Organizations Worldwide In 2018

Through its Giving program, Apple has donated more than $125 million to organizations across the world in 2018. Since the charitable effort started eight years ago, it has raised over $365 million for nonprofits as well.

Tech January 21, 2019

Spotify Will Let You Block, Mute Artists You Don’t Like

Spotify will soon let users decide for themselves if they prefer certain artists blocked or muted from the platform. No word on a release date yet as the feature is still in testing on iOS.

Tech January 22, 2019

Patent Reveals Foldable Screen And Iconic Chin On Motorola Razr Remake

The Motorola Razr remake might look the same as the original but be entirely different. Different how? Well, how about a foldable screen, for starters?

Tech January 22, 2019

Android Q Might Give Carriers More Ways To Lock Your Phone

The next version of Android won’t be all sunshine and rainbows. Code commits reveal that Android Q will give carriers the ability to lock phones on certain networks, apparently.

Tech January 22, 2019

Here's Why WhatsApp Limits Forwarding Messages To Only 5 Times

WhatsApp announced that users can only forward messages five times from the previous 20 times in a bid to fight the spread of fake news. This followed the six-month experiment in India, where malicious news caused lynching last year.

Tech January 21, 2019

Rumor: Top-Of-The-Line Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Will Have A Ceramic Back Cover

The most expensive version of the Galaxy S10 will have a ceramic back with metallic luster, according to a new rumor. The ceramic material will likely make the flagship tougher but heavier.

Tech January 21, 2019

Data Breach Puts 773M Email Addresses, 21M Passwords At Risk: How To Check If You're Affected

Hackers have stolen about 773 million email addresses and over 21 million passwords in a massive data breach dubbed Collection #1. Here's how to check if you're affected.

Tech January 20, 2019

Get $150 Off The Pixel 3 Or Pixel 3 XL On Google Store And Google Fi

Google is once again giving away discounts for the latest Pixel phones. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are now up for sale on Google Store at $150 off the original price.

Tech January 21, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10, And S10 Plus Leak: Three Rear Cameras, Punch-Hole Display Bared

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is the star of a lot of leaks and rumors. Now new info in the same vein is circulating online in the form of leaked press images of the Galaxy S10E, S10, and S10 Plus.

Tech January 20, 2019

Google May Be Trying To Save Wear OS By Buying Fossil

While Google Wear OS got the biggest chunk of the wearable tech market in 2018, the giant tech firm needs a champion that could reach tech enthusiasts. According to Fossil, the $40 million deal with Google is expected to close in January.

Tech January 20, 2019

U.S. Air Force Offers Launchpad To 3D-Printed Rocket Start-Up

Relativity Space entered a contract with the U.S. Air Force for the exclusive use of Launch Complex 16, or LC-16. The company's 3D-printed rocket will be launched in 2020.

Tech January 19, 2019

Apple's New iPad Pro Videos Show 'A New Way' To Get Things Done

Apple is showing iPad Pro users 'a new way' to do things with the tablet, from hosting a podcast to making a presentation. It uploaded five new videos that highlight the capabilities and features of the device.

Tech January 18, 2019

Spotify Is Making A Music Player For Cars, Possibly Launching This Year

Rumors of Spotify’s physical product have been making rounds since April last year. A new report now corroborates this speculation, and it says the service may launch it later this year.

Tech January 19, 2019

Facebook Releases Open Sourced Image Compression Tool Called Spectrum

Spectrum 1.0.0 was officially launched on Github as Facebook opens it to the developers for Android and iOS on Thursday, The new feature is available to download from the GitHub page.

Tech January 18, 2019

Fake Android GPS Apps Plaguing Play Store Just Put Ads Over Google Maps

There's a rise of fake Android GPS apps in the Play Store. With over 50 million downloads, these apps simply play an ad and run Google Maps.

Tech January 18, 2019

Some Android Users’ Supposedly Private Tweets Went Public Due To A Twitter Bug

Twitter for Android users who have set their accounts to private might need to backtrack on their tweets. A bug that makes private tweets public was just uncovered — after four long years.

Tech January 18, 2019

Facebook's Employees Leave 5-Star Amazon Ratings For Its Portal Smart Display

Busted: Facebook employees are leaving five-star ratings for the company's own product Portal. The social media brand has responded and asked them to take down the reviews.

Tech January 17, 2019

LG G8 May Have An Optional Attachment That Adds A Second Screen

LG could have a smartphone with an attachable second screen in the pipeline. The word in town is it could be the company's 2019 flagship, which could be the LG G8.

Tech January 17, 2019

Windows 10 Preview Build 18317 Is Splitting Up Cortana And Search

Cortana is getting separated from search in Windows 10 preview build 18317. Microsoft explains that this change is being implemented so that each can be innovated independently.

Tech January 16, 2019

Google Is Ditching Apps Requiring Call And SMS Permissions

Google is kicking out apps asking for a user's messaging and call data from its Play Store. App developers are now asked to either republish an updated version or resubmit their apps for review.

Tech January 17, 2019

Turns Out The iPhone X Can Fit Into The iPhone XS Battery Case Just Fine

Apple says the new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case isn't compatible with the iPhone X. However, after a few tests here and there, it can actually work with the older iPhone.

Tech January 16, 2019

Olixar Cases Leak Sony Xperia Z4 Design Ahead Of MWC 2019 Reveal

Leaked images of Sony Xperia XZ4 Olixar cases confirmed earlier reports of a tall screen with a 21:9 ratio. Sony has scheduled to reveal the upcoming device at MWC 2019 on Feb. 25 to 28 in Barcelona, Spain.

Tech January 16, 2019

Twitter's Reverse-Chronological Feed Is Now On Android

Twitter is now rolling out the much-awaited reverse-chronological feed to Android users. This feature enables users to switch to real-time tweets instead of seeing algorithm-based timeline.

Tech January 16, 2019

Apple Music Now Free On Your Verizon Beyond Unlimited Or Above Unlimited Data Plan

Verizon is now including a free Apple Music subscription, which costs $9.99 a month, in its Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited data plans. Go Unlimited will continue to offer a six-month trial to the music streaming service, though.

Tech January 15, 2019

Apple Releases Battery Cases With Wireless Charging Support For The iPhone XS, XS Max, And XR

Apple is rolling out three new battery cases for its latest iPhone lineup. Called the Smart Battery, they are designed to extend the battery life of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

Tech January 15, 2019

Toyota Brings Back The Legendary Supra For 2020

The new 2020 Toyota Supra was announced at Detroit Auto Show on Monday, Jan. 14. It features a 335-horsepower engine with BMW engineering technology and eight-speed automatic transmission that can be shifted with steering wheel-mounted paddles.

Tech January 15, 2019

YouTube Is Now More Like Instagram Stories: Introducing Swipe Gestures

iOS users will soon be able to flip through YouTube videos just by swiping. The Instagram Stories-like feature is crucial to have on YouTube’s mobile app, where 70 percent of viewership occurs.

Tech January 15, 2019

Cops Can't Force People To Unlock Their Smartphones With Fingerprint, Face, Court Ruling States

A California judge denied a search warrant seeking permission for cops to force suspects to unlock gadgets with their faces, fingers, or irises. The ruling argued that it is the same as the case of passwords and passcodes.

Tech January 15, 2019

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