By | Feb 20, 2019 at 7:41 am
LG's dropped three new cheap to mid-range phones in the run-up to MWC. The Q60, K50 and K40 all look set to be impressive budget device, with multiple cameras and large screens with small bezels. So, should you buy them and are the alternatives? Here's everything you need to know
By | Feb 20, 2019 at 5:54 am
Apple has purchase PullString, a start up that specialises in voice activated toys. What turned PullString into Apple's Dreamhouse? It's a sign that the tech giant is increasingly interested in the power of audio AI and sees itself as a major player in the space.
By | Feb 19, 2019 at 1:32 pm
Samsung has announced plans to launch a new, affordable, mid-tier tablet that could rival the iPad, and it's thinner and lighter than any tablet on the market. Take a look at all the information we have on the Galaxy Tab S5e.
By | Feb 19, 2019 at 10:57 am
Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released some details about loads of Apple products expected to be coming our way in 2019, including a new MacBook Pro, two new iPads and even a new iPod Touch. Kuo often has the inside track on Apple, but should we trust his analysis?
By | Feb 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm
The UK's Department of Culture, Media and Sport has published its long awaited report on 'fake news', and its recommendations on how to ensure that social media platforms are held accountable spreading it. Its good news for users, but bad news for Zuckerberg and co.
By | Feb 15, 2019 at 11:14 am
Russia is preparing to test whether it can completely cut itself off from the internet. The country is ready to take this extreme measure in the event of a cyber or real-world attack from a foreign power. But with Russia's reputation for censorship, is there more to the story?
By | Feb 15, 2019 at 10:58 am
Whoops. It seems that somebody at Samsung HQ has hit a button early, as the line-up of its latest wearable products has appeared on the front of its dedicated Wear app.
The products include a new fitness watch, fitness bands and wireless headphones.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:37 am
Amazon might be reconsidering its New York HQ expansion. But, the truly interesting news here may be how the story was broken by the Amazon-owned Washington Post, in a strangely-framed story whose conclusions have since been disputed by the New York Times. Here's our take.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:18 am
Apple's reported subscription news service before its even got going. Publishers are, apparently, not keen on the terms of the deal that Apple is proposing — which involves the company taking as much as 50% of all the subscription revenue generated.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:14 am
President Trump just issued a new executive order on AI. Here's all the details you need about the nuts and bolts of what's been signed, what it all might look like in practice, and how it stacks up against AI research efforts not taking place under our star-spangled flag.
By | Feb 14, 2019 at 9:26 am
Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet is tech journalist Yasha Levine's groundbreaking book on the internet's hidden past and dangerous future. Combining a powerful narrative and a topical theme, Surveillance Valley is a essential book in today's world.
By | Feb 13, 2019 at 10:09 am
A groundbreaking Stanford study has revealed that deactivating Facebook can have wide-ranging effects on our mental health — and not all of them are positive. We take a look at the study's findings and speak to experts about our brains on Facebook.
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 5:52 pm
Industry-leading password manager LastPass has raised prices on its premium plan, taking it from $24 per year to $36 per year for new users, with existing users due a price rise upon renewal. The new price point puts LastPass more closely in line with rival services
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 9:18 am
Tesla has announced that a "dog mode" will be added to its cars as soon as this week. The reason? Someone asked Elon Musk for it on Twitter. The new mode is just the latest in a long line of improvements that Tesla has rolled out across its cars based on Twitter suggestions.
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 6:04 am
The tech world is the single industry most likely to allow or sponsor alcohol consumption in the workplace, a new study has found. It might be driving away abstainers and could negatively impact team bonding. Here's what else the study learned, and what it means.