Apple’s New AirPods Launched With Longer Battery Life And Wireless Charging

Apple’s AirPods were initially launched back in 2016, but the company hasn’t really bothered to update it for the past few years, at least until now. Hot on the heels of rumors that a new set of AirPods could be in the works, Apple has officially launched its second-gen set of AirPods earphones.


The Razer Phone 3 Might Not Be Dead After All

Last month it was reported that Razer might have killed off their Razer Phone lineup. This was based on a report that revealed that Razer had laid off some members from its smartphone division. Razer did not fully confirm whether or not the Razer Phone was dead, but now a report from DigiTimes has revealed that maybe the Razer Phone 3 might not be dead after all.


‘Express Backup’ Feature Rolling Out To Google Photos

The way we consume media these days and with our phones being such accessible cameras, it is easy to accumulate a ton of photos and videos without knowing about it. Unfortunately what this means is that when it comes to backing up content, it can take a while especially if you don’t do it often which ends up creating a backlog.


Rakuten’s CEO Wants All Of His 17,000 Employees To Learn To Code

Back in the day, learning computer programming was largely optional unless you specifically wanted a career in it. However these days with all our gadgets and tech, learning to code has become more important than ever, especially since it opens up so many different avenues and career paths.


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Apple Launches Initiative To Help Combat Fake News

Last year Apple announced that they acquired Texture, a “Netflix for magazines” so to speak. The acquisition is said to be part of a larger plan where Apple expects to launch their own news and magazine subscription service, and it seems that Apple could be trying to give its service more credibility.


Apple Pencil Can’t Charge Inductively With The New iPads

Apple recently launched some new iPad models. This included a 10.5-inch iPad Air and a 7.9-inch iPad mini. These are designed to be Apple’s new lower-end iPads, but despite that, they also came with support for the Apple Pencil which had more or less been an exclusive to the iPad Pro.


Disney’s Acquisition Of Fox Is Now Officially Complete

Last year it was reported that Disney’s acquisition of Fox was approved by regulators, meaning that it was well on its path to officially being completed. The good news for those who have been watching out for this, you’ll be pleased and very excited to learn that  Disney’s deal to acquire Fox is officially done.


Apple’s iMacs Get Updated With New Processors

Apple recently updated its iMac Pro where they gave users an option to add 256GB of RAM to the computer. For those who don’t see the need to own the iMac Pro and just want an iMac refresh, then you’re in luck because it seems that Apple has not forgotten about its iMac Pro and has given it an update.


Apple’s MacBook Pros Just Got A Bit Cheaper

Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops don’t come cheap, but the good news is that if you were thinking about picking up a new MacBook Pro from Apple, you’ll be pleased to learn that Apple seems to have reduced the price for some of the MacBook Pro models. These price changes appear to be permanent instead of being a limited-time sale, so you should be able to take advantage of it anytime.


Google Is Slowly Removing Traces Of Inbox From The Internet

Recently Google had confirmed that Inbox by Gmail will be shutting down on the 2nd of April, around two weeks from now. It seems that Google is now working to try and remove all traces of the platform’s existence from the internet, or at least as much as possible because according to reports, users can no longer find the app in the Play Store.


Researchers Think They Can Turn Seawater Into Hydrogen Fuel

When it comes to sustainable sources of energy, hydropower is one of the ways that harnesses nature to help generate clean and sustainable sources of energy. We have also seen how some scientists in the past have explored the idea of using seawater to generate hydroelectricity.


Body Surrogate Robots Could Be Used To Help The Disabled

People with motor impairment can sometimes find it hard to take care of themselves. This means that in some instances, they might need to hire a healthcare professional to take care of them. However it seems that researchers at Georgia Tech might have figured out a way that could allow those with motor impairment to take care of themselves, and that is through the use of robots.


Detective Pikachu Producer Interested In Creating A Pokemon Cinematic Universe

The Detective Pikachu movie will be coming out soon and while many were a little perturbed by the idea of a live-action Pokemon movie, the trailers actually look pretty good. Combine that with Ryan Reynolds’ sense of humor and it feels like they might have a hit on their hands. The good news is that it seems that Detective Pikachu could be the start of something much bigger.


Apple’s Video Service Won’t Have Live Sports

Cord cutters are increasingly ditching their conventional cable packages in favor of online TV streaming services that offer greater flexibility at lower prices. Apple is going to compete in this market as well with the launch of its streaming service on March 25th. However, when the service does arrive, it won’t offer any live sports.


Apple May Release New iPod Touch Tomorrow

It has been a while since Apple updated the iPod touch. Its last major update was back in 2015 and it had picked up far more functionality than its predecessors. However, it has been over three years and Apple has not refreshed this product. Many would have thought that it’s the end of the road for the iPod touch but reports suggest that the company might unveil a new one […]


Google Unveils Controller For Stadia Gaming Service

Google’s much-awaited game streaming service was finally announced today. What was previously known by its Project Stream codename will be launched later this year as Stadia. It will stream games to a variety of different platforms via the Chrome browser and Chromecast in addition to Pixel smartphones. Conventional USB controllers will work but Google has made a dedicated controller for Stadia as well.


Following Controversy, Facebook Changes Some Targeting Options For Ads

Facebook’s ad tools came under the spotlight in a series of articles by ProPublica which highlighted how the tools could be used to discriminate against certain sections of the society. The company was hit with legal action by the American Civil Liberties Union and it has now reached a settlement with a group. As part of this settlement, Facebook will end some targeting options for advertisements which could be potentially […]


U.S. Senators Want Airlines To Clarify How Seatback Cameras Are Used

Vitaly Kamluk, a malware researcher, recently spotted what appeared to be a camera lens integrated into the seatback inflight entertainment system on a Singapore Airlines flight. It emerged that some recent IFE products indeed feature an integrated camera even though Singapore Airlines and others have denied using them to monitor passengers. Two U.S. senators are now demanding answers as they want airlines to clarify how these devices are used.


Cashless Shops And Restaurants Banned In New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law which bans cashless retail stores and restaurants in the state. It’s now the second state in the United States to ban stores that don’t accept cash, Massachusetts being the first, enacting a similar law back in 1978. Cashless stores were also banned in Philadelphia earlier this month.


Google Stadia Cloud Game Streaming Service Revealed

Google confirmed a few months ago that it was working on a game streaming service codenamed Project Stream. It has formally announced the service today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Google says that its Stadia cloud game streaming service is a platform meant for everyone and that it will stream games to all kinds of devices.


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