Samsung Officially Responds To Galaxy Fold Screen Issues

According to a recent report, it was revealed that Samsung had sent out early review units of the Galaxy Fold to popular publications and YouTubers. Unfortunately, the displays on those units sent out started to run into problems where they failed pretty early on in their reviews. Samsung has since issued a statement addressing some of those problems.


Motorola Could Be Working On As Many As Four New Smartphones

For those who might be fans of Motorola’s smartphones, you might be pleased to learn that the company could be planning a comeback in a big fashion. This is according to a recent tweet by leakster Evan Blass who claims that the company has as many as four new phones in the works which could be announced soon.


Apple Developing Its Own Tile-Like Tracker Accessory

We’re sure that some of you might be familiar with the Bluetooth accessory Tile. For those who aren’t, Tile is a tiny Bluetooth accessory that can be put onto a keychain or slipped into a bag and used to keep track of your items. It can also be used to alert users when their item moves out of their range.


Amazon Closes Local Marketplace In China

Amazon has decided to close its domestic marketplace in China amid intense competition from local rivals in one of the most lucrative e-commerce markets on the planet. The shutdown of the marketplace will mean that its customers in the country will no longer be able to buy goods from third-party merchants that were selling on Amazon.cn.


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New iPhones Said To Feature An Ultra-Wide Lens

Apple isn’t due to unveil its new iPhones until the fall at the very least but that doesn’t mean there’s no speculation about the handsets already. There’s a steady trickle of information from the rumor mill and the supply chain about the changes that Apple may introduce with this year’s models. The camera is an important area of focus for Apple and it may improve it this year with the […]


Smaller Nintendo Switch Expected To Arrive This Fall

The reports about a smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch continue to come in. A new one suggests that the company is going to release this iteration of its popular Switch console by the fall this year. Nintendo is reportedly working on a more powerful version of the Switch as well.


Google Chrome To Get A Reader Mode On Desktop

Many browsers offer a reader mode which strips away the necessary background elements in a webpage so that the actual text is easier to read. It can prove to be particularly useful with long-form articles that have a lot of text. Google has been working on a reader mode for the desktop version of its popular Chrome web browser.


Uber Eats Gets Apple Pay In Over A Dozen Markets

It has been possible to pay for an Uber through Apple Pay since 2014 but this payment option hasn’t been available in Uber’s food delivery app called Uber Eats. That’s changing today as Uber has announced that it will now be possible to pay for your Uber Eats order with Apple Pay. Users will authenticate their transactions using Touch ID or Face ID instead of having to fill out their billing […]


Facial Recognition To Be Used On 97% Of Departing Passengers In Four Years

The Department of Homeland Security estimates that it will use facial recognition technology on 97 percent of departing passengers within the next four years. The system photographs passengers before they board their flight and it was first rolled out in 2017. The Biometric Exit is already in use at 15 airports in the United States.


Apple’s iPhone Recycling Program Expanded To Best Buy Stores

Apple announced today that its iPhone recycling program is now being expanded to Best Buy locations in the United States. This means that there are now significantly more locations where customers can return their old devices if they want the peace of mind that they will be recycled properly. It was previously possible to do this through Apple’s website or its retail stores.


Sprint To Replace Galaxy S10 Units With LTE Issues

While there have been reports about the Galaxy S10 phones having reception issues on multiple carriers, it appears that users on Sprint have been hit the hardest. The carrier’s subscribers have reported LTE issues with all three of the Galaxy S10 models and despite software updates to fix the problem, it appears that this hasn’t been enough. Sprint has now said that it’s going to replace these handsets.


BlackBerry Messenger Will Shut Down On May 31st, 2019

Long before there was WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, there was BlackBerry Messenger. It enabled BlackBerry device owners to easily chat with each other and share content. The world has changed a lot over the past decade and BlackBerry is no longer the king of the phone market. It’s not even a player anymore and while it tried to keep BBM alive, it’s now admitting defeat on this front.


YouTube Will Finally Return To Amazon Fire TV Devices

The long-running standoff between Google and Amazon has finally ended as both companies announced a compromise this morning. As part of the compromise, YouTube will once again be available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices whereas the Amazon Prime Video app will receive Chromecast support and will also be more widely available on Android TV>


Adidas Futurecraft Loop Is A Shoe That Is Completely Recyclable

As we are starting to look towards a more sustainable future, we’re starting to see companies take the initiative, such as Starbucks who will no longer provide straws to customer to cut down on the amount of plastic that we use. However, if there is one industry that we might not necessarily think too much about, it would be shoes.


Microsoft Officially Unveils The 50-inch Surface Hub 2S

While it might be hard to beat Apple at their own game with tablets, Microsoft has since expanded their Surface lineup to cover a variety of products which includes a device called the Surface Hub, which we suppose is like a giant tablet, but aimed at enterprise users who need the larger screen for collaboration.


Researchers Restore Some Function To The Brains Of Dead Pigs

From time to time, we hear about patients who are technically alive but are considered brain dead. Given that the brain pretty much controls our entire body, there’s not much that can be done, or at least that’s what we used to think until researchers at Yale University have managed to restore some function to the brains of dead pigs, according to a study published in Nature.


Facebook Wants To Challenge Amazon, Apple, Google With Their Own Voice Assistant

At the moment, most of the major tech companies have their own digital voice assistants. Amazon has Alexa, Apple has Siri, Google has Google Assistant, Microsoft has Cortana, and Samsung has Bixby. Unsurprisingly, Facebook now wants in on the action and according to a report from CNBC, they have heard from their sources that the company is indeed developing its own voice assistant software.


T-Mobile And Comcast Working On An Anti-Robocalling Feature

Are you sick of receiving robocalls? At the moment one of the best ways to go about protecting yourself is simply by ignoring calls from numbers you’re not familiar with. It’s not necessarily the most efficient method, but it works. However, the good news is that T-Mobile and Comcast want to make your lives easier.


Ubisoft Giving Away Assassin’s Creed Unity For Free For A Week

As many have heard by now, efforts to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral that recently caught on fire is underway, although we imagine that it will probably cost a lot of money to do so. Thankfully, several big tech companies and businesses have come forward to pledge their financial support to the rebuilding, and Ubisoft is one of them.


Game Of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Was Pirated 55 Million Times

HBO’s Game of Thrones has continued to be one of the most pirated TV shows of all time, and as such, it wasn’t surprising to learn that the long-awaited Season 8 premiere was heavily pirated as well. According to the data from analytics firm MUSO, they found that the premiere of Season 8 was pirated a whopping 55 million times.


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