By | May 7, 2019 at 4:02 pm
Google's 2019 I/O developer conference opened today with a keynote. The big news is the price of the new mid-tier Pixel phones: The Pixel 3a starts at $399, while the Pixel 3a XL costs $479. A new smart device, Nest Hub Max, will arrive this summer for $229. Here's all the news.
By | May 6, 2019 at 3:17 pm
Apple is the focus of an EU-led antitrust case that arose when Spotify complain of anti-competition practices through the company's App Store. Read more about what might happen to the Cupertino-based tech giant here.
By | May 3, 2019 at 9:00 pm
According to independent testing by a British consumer group, Apple's cheaper iPhone XR is failing to live up to its claimed battery life. In fact, while Apple claims 25 hours, iPhone XR users might be getting closer to just half that.
By | May 3, 2019 at 8:24 am
Thanks to a big meta-analysis of tech predictions from the past 31 years, we now know exactly how likely our predictions are to come true, and honestly, it's a little higher than I would have thought: 73% of smart tech predictions from the last three decades have become reality.
By | May 2, 2019 at 5:09 am
Avengers: Endgame took in a billion dollars in the five days after it opened, destroying box office records. It's the biggest movie opening ever, but some would-be audiences are searching for a free download – which makes it the best bait for online scammers.
By | May 1, 2019 at 2:51 pm
Facebook has announced a number of added features to Messenger, including a desktop app, faster launch speeds, and business features. Take a look at some of the changes in our quick roundup.
By | May 1, 2019 at 12:03 pm
Facebook's developers conference, F8, is currently underway, and one of the latest bits of info to drop is that the company intends to expand its dating app, Facebook Dating. Included is a new feature named Secret Crush, which lets users discretely connect with fancied friends.
By | May 1, 2019 at 6:47 am
Google's I/O developer conference is coming up next week and, unusually, we're expecting to see a new products launched alongside all of the search giant's latest software. So what will these new hardware products look like? We've gone deep in the rumor mill to find out.
By | May 1, 2019 at 4:29 am
The $189 Nokia 4.2 is now available to buy in the US from Best Buy and Amazon. But should this crazy-cheap Nokia be your next phone? Or are Motorola and Samsung's bargain phones better options?
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.
By | Apr 30, 2019 at 12:02 pm
Audio experts Bowers & Wilkins, perhaps best known for the Zeppelin speaker, has announced three new crazy-looking, and crazy expensive speakers. The new Formation range promise unparalleled multiroom audio quality, but you'll need some deep pockets to get your hands on them.
By | Apr 30, 2019 at 6:00 am
Elon Musk's tweets will soon all be lawyer-approved: According to a new court filing, the millionaire CEO has reached an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have a Tesla lawyer vet all of his Twitter musings on the subjects of Tesla’s finances.
By | Apr 29, 2019 at 10:09 am
While it may be the Samsung Fold that's grabbing the headlines at the moment, the company has just released a brand new tablet, the View 2. Unlike the Fold, you can forget about slipping this into your pocket. This 17-inch tablet is anything but portable. So, should you buy one?
By | Apr 29, 2019 at 9:21 am
Apple has been accused of removing screen time and parental control apps without warning. However, despite outcry from the app developers, the iPhone maker might actually be in the right. We explain how and why these apps were found to be in violation of the App Store guidelines.
By | Apr 26, 2019 at 4:59 am
Video games are never far from controversy, whether it's the anarchic Grand Theft Auto, or the latest teen-addicting multiplayer game. However, are countries ever right to completely ban video games? And if they are, where should the lines be drawn?