Baby Confuses Her Name For Alexa Because Her Parents Use Amazon’s Alexa Too Much

When the world was introduced to smart speakers with built-in digital assistants, there were some concerns about the technology, such as how much of what we say to it is recorded, and whether or not these devices are spying on us. However, it turns out that there might be another problem we didn’t quite anticipate.


Huawei Could Be Considering The Use Of Sailfish OS

Due to the ongoing legal troubles that Huawei is experiencing in the US, the company will most likely need to start finding an alternative operating system for its smartphones. We had heard rumors that the company could be working on their own OS, but according to new reports, it seems that the company could actually turn to the use of a different but existing OS.


Samsung Galaxy Fit Now Available For Purchase In The US

Launched earlier this year, for those who are interested in getting their hands on a fitness tracker, you’ll be pleased to learn that the Samsung Galaxy Fit has finally found its way to the US where if you’re interested in picking one up for yourself, you’ll be able to do so for just $100, making it one of the more affordable fitness trackers out there.


Apple Watch Could Be Getting A Glucose Tracker Soon

It has been rumored in the past that Apple could be working on integrating a glucose tracker into its Apple Watch. This would be a great tool for diabetics who might be looking for a non-invasive way of keeping track of their glucose levels. The feature is said to still be years away from being realized, but that future could come sooner than we think with some outside help.


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Hot Wheels With NFC Is The Childhood We Wished We Had

Back in the day, our toys were relatively low-tech where they were pretty much what they came out of the box of. These days, toys have become considerably more complex and sophisticated, and Mattel is certainly making us wish that we had some of them back in the day by launching the Hot Wheels Smart Track Kit.


Apple Maps’ Look Around VS Google Maps’ Street View

When it comes to navigation applications, Apple Maps has typically played second or even third fiddle to other apps such as Google Maps. This is due to the various missteps that happened during the app’s launch several years ago, resulting in at least one Apple executive being let go, and with Apple’s CEO issuing an apology and even recommending iOS users use other apps while they sort it out.


The iPhone 11 Could Finally Be Ditching Lightning In Favor Of USB-C

When Apple introduced the 2018 iPad Pro, they made a huge change because for the first time ever, Apple had opted to go with a more universally-recognized connector in the form of USB-C. In some ways, this didn’t really come as a surprise as Apple’s more recent MacBook laptops have ditched all other ports in favor of USB-C and Thunderbolt 3.


iOS 13 Will Allow Users To Edit Videos Natively

Several years ago, Apple introduced some changes to its iOS platform where it brought enhanced editing tools for photos. This meant that instead of merely letting users crop and rotate images, users could make more adjustments without having to turn to the need of a third-party app.


Native Twitter App For Mac Will Be Making A Comeback

Back in early 2018, Twitter announced that they would be discontinuing its app for Mac. The company instead directed users to the web version of Twitter. However, for those who prefer having a native Mac app for their Twitter needs, you’ll be pleased to learn that the app will be making a comeback.


Fake Amusement Park Viral Video Shows Why We Can’t Believe What We See Online

Amusement park rides these days are becoming more creative and daring than ever, which is why it wasn’t that hard to believe a viral video that has been making its rounds. For those unfamiliar, there was a recent video showing a ride at an amusement park in Seoul, South Korea dubbed the Gyro Drop.


How To Share Your Location On WhatsApp

Trying to tell a friend where you are or trying to let a customer know where your shop is? Location sharing on WhatsApp will let you do just that, and here’s how you can go about doing it.


Apple’s Online Store Can No Longer Be Accessed With Older Versions Of macOS

In a somewhat perplexing move, it seems that Apple has changed the requirements for accessing its online store by making it so that users with older version of its macOS software and Safari will no longer be able to access it. Instead, they will be greeted with an error message that tells them that they are using an “Unsupported Browser Version”.


Facebook Wants To Make Public Comments Feel More Meaningful

If you’ve ever gone through the comments on a public Facebook post, it can sometimes feel like it is the perfect example of everything wrong about the internet and social media these days. This is why Facebook has recently announced an initiative in which they are hoping that they can make public comments feel more meaningful.


Adobe’s AI Can Spot Facial Manipulation In Photoshop

While using a tool like Photoshop to digitally manipulate an image is not exactly new, thanks to the advancement of technology, it has become a lot easier to do so. It has also become disturbingly realistic, where AI has been used to create photos and videos of people doing or saying things that are complete fabrications.


Huawei Mate X Delayed To September For Extra Testing

2019 was supposed to be the year of the foldable phone, but it is already halfway through the year and we still do not have any idea of how these phones are supposed to change our lives, or at least the way we use our smartphones. This is because not only has the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s launch been delayed, but so has the Huawei Mate X.


Scientists Bioengineer A Bacteria That Can Eat Plastic And Turns It Into Water

The fact that plastic takes almost forever to degrade is a huge problem, especially since there will come a point in time where we will simply run out of space to keep our plastic trash. This is why there have been initiatives to eliminate plastic straws and bags used when you go to the supermarket.


Google Messages Will Remind You To Reply That Text You Forgot

Let’s face it, we’ve all been guilty of being at some point too busy to reply to a text message. However, the good news for Android users is that in the future, Google will remind you to reply to those messages, or at least they will do so if you are using Google Messages.


Lenovo ThinkPad P1: The Workstation Version of X1 Extreme

Lenovo is busy launching new professional products this week, and the ThinkPad P1 is the laptop that we like the most.


How To Shoot 4K Videos On The iPhone

Did you know that your iPhone has the ability to shoot 4K videos? Apple doesn’t always make it so obvious, but here are the steps you can take if you’d like to enable 4K video recording on your iPhone.


Telegram CEO Blames Recent Issues On A ‘State Actor’ Attack

As some of you might have heard, Telegram had recently experience some connectivity issues in which a DDoS attack was to blame. However, it seems that this was more than just a regular DDoS attack, it was one that could have been orchestrated by a country, or at least that’s what Telegram’s CEO, Pavel Durov is implying.


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