By | Oct 14, 2019 at 5:01 pm
Mastercard and Visa officially pulled their involvement with Facebook's Libra currency over the weekend, along with eBay and online payment platforms Mercado Pago and Stripe. Paypal already left a week prior. Plus, a new G7 report warns against digital currencies.
By | Oct 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm
Google has officially banned payday loan apps from the Play Store. Find out what that means for predatory lending practices now and hear how these app developers are responding, as well as the other content that Google won't allow on its platform.
By | Oct 14, 2019 at 7:59 am
Apple will apparently resurrect the iPhone SE moniker to re-enter the mid-range market in 2020. According to a noted Apple analyst, the "iPhone SE 2" will borrow the internal specs from the latest iPhone 11 models but house them in the frame of smaller and cheaper iPhone 8.
By | Oct 11, 2019 at 12:44 pm
This week, Amazon announced its latest ebook reader, and while there have been plenty of Kindle models over the last decade, this one was a first - a Kindle dedicated entirely to children. Can the device encourage children to read more, and put down the iPad?
By | Oct 10, 2019 at 12:26 pm
OnePlus has officially unveiled the 7T Pro. However, iteration was the name of the game here, with some choice but hardly groundbreaking updates over the 7 Pro which launched in May. It's also a fair bit more expensive than traditional OnePlus phones, with prices from $865.
By | Oct 8, 2019 at 6:23 pm
The UK took a huge step today in addressing a growing concern in the video game community, opening a clinic focused on treating patients with an addiction to gaming. Addiction is the dark side of a multi-faceted, multi-billion dollar industry.
By | Oct 8, 2019 at 5:48 pm
Adobe is withdrawing access to all its products and services, including free ones, for all customers in Venezuela. The decision was emails to customers in the South American country today, and will be effective later this month on October 28.
By | Oct 8, 2019 at 11:57 am
HTC's new CEO, Yves Maitre, has an ambitious plan to bring the company back in from the cold. It involves a big gamble - an investment in photography tech to start producing top-of-the-line phones again. But, with Huawei competition no longer a factor, the plan might just work.
By | Oct 8, 2019 at 5:06 am
The Kindle Kids edition is Amazon's first attempt at a child-friendly Kindle, and comes with exclusive features designed to make reading easier for your child, as well as ways to encourage them to do more of it. The company has also updated the Fire 10 HD Kids tablet.
By | Oct 7, 2019 at 10:46 am
Google's Project Zero team has uncovered a vulnerability in some Android phones that leaves them completely exposed to hackers. These phones include the Huawei P20, the Samsung S7, S8, and S9, and even Google's own Pixel 1 and Pixel 2 series. So what can you do to avoid hacking?
By | Oct 3, 2019 at 11:07 am
Emojis have become part of everyday lexicon, and understanding the hidden meanings behind some of them could help you avoid some serious embarrassment, particularly when it comes to using the fruit ones.
By | Oct 2, 2019 at 7:15 pm
With new ventures including virtual reality worlds and a dating platform, can Facebook's latest endeavours have more success than busts of the past, such as the Facebook phone, Paper, and it's upcoming currency, which has already been banned in some countries. We find out.