By | Sep 5, 2019 at 8:57 am
Samsung's 2019 IFA presentation didn't include many surprises. Some products, like the Galaxy Watch Active2 and Galaxy Tab S6, we already knew about. The company did at last confirm the release date for the much talked about Galaxy Fold, as well as announcing a 5G variant model.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 11:47 am
The just-launched app Zao lets users slap their own faces onto movie clips, letting them cosplay as Leonard DiCaprio or Wolverine within seconds. It's only available in China, where it's a massive viral hit. Zao's success has spurred plenty of concerns about privacy violations.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 8:00 am
Apple has launched a new free repair program for owners of its Watch products, acknowledging that a fault means that a crack can appear on the screen for affected models. The program, which focuses on Series 2 & 3 models, covers those with aluminum cases.
By | Aug 30, 2019 at 3:19 pm
A group of white-hat hackers at Google found a malware operation affecting thousands of iPhone users per week. Find out if your device was affected or not, and learn more about how to stay safe online.
By | Aug 28, 2019 at 6:54 pm
A malicious app has been downloaded more than 100 million times directly from the Google Play app store. The app, called CamScanner, allowed mobile devices to create PDFs. Here's how that app slipped through, and what it means for the cyber-safety of app downloaders everywhere.
By | Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 pm
Instagram is poised to add a standalone messaging app to its lineup, threatening to compete with Snapchat in a very meaningful way. Learn more about the battle between these social media giants and what it means for the future of messaging.
By | Aug 27, 2019 at 5:45 pm
YouTube won't negotiate with the YouTubers Union, a group pushing for creator-friendly changes. The decision highlights the tech industry's rocky relationship with unions.
By | Jul 2, 2019 at 7:33 pm
The race towards a great foldable phone now has its strangest entry yet: Google has filed a new patent for a book-like device that might have as many as five foldable screen "pages" to flip through. Here's how it would work and how likely it is to actually happen.
By | Aug 30, 2019 at 7:04 am
The IFA technology trade show will take place in Berlin next week. The biggest tech firms will descend on the German capital to unveil their latest innovations in TVs, smart home gadgets, phones, laptops, and more. We preview everything you can expect from the event.
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 2:49 pm
According to a collection of anonymous sources, a western intelligence agency — one of either the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, or Australia — hacked the Russian search engine Yandex to gain access to users' accounts.
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 7:36 pm
Iran's government-subsidized electricity saw a 7% spike in consumption in June, destabilizing the country's power grid. The culprit, according to Iranian authorities? 1,000 illegal bitcoin mining machines.
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 2:02 pm
The e-scooter vandalism pandemic continues, as Portland authorities have reportedly hauled more than 50 e-scooters out of the Portland River last week. Will this hatred of e-scooters ever abate or will this technology never be adopted by the mainstream?
By | Aug 22, 2019 at 9:54 am
The newest iOS update, iOS 12.4, has accidentally unpatched an old security flaw that it had previously addressed, researchers have found. If your iPhone is running iOS 12.4 — and since it auto-updates, you likely are — you're theoretically at risk if you download a rogue ...
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 1:05 pm
MacBook Air owners beware - your laptop may well be subject to Apple's latest repair program, after internal documents reveal an issue with the logic board. While Apple is remaining quiet about specifics of the fault, it has stated that repairs will be free.
By | May 1, 2019 at 4:22 am
Pranksters in Brisbane, Australia, have hacked the audio files on rentable scooters owned by transportation startup Lime, leading to them spouting unsavoury messages to the public. It's far from the only issue e-scooters and bikes have faced around the globe in recent months.