JPMorgan To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

Major financial institutions have been slow to adopt cryptocurrency but they are gradually opening up to it. According to a new report, JPMorgan Chase will be launching its own cryptocurrency. The financial giant is looking to launch a digital coin which will be used to settle transactions between clients of its wholesale payments business instantly.


Website Uses AI To Continuously Generate Fake Faces

Artificial intelligence is good at a lot of things, and as it turns out now, it’s also good at generating an endless stream of fake faces. It doesn’t come news that AI can be used to generate fake visuals. This has been done for quite some time now and nothing informs us more of that ability than ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com.


Apple Rumored To Be Preparing Red iPhones Exclusive To China

Apple’s CEO has recently acknowledged that demand for the iPhone is weak and that China is one of the markets that the company is struggling in. However it seems that the company might have a way to turn things around by pandering to the Chinese market by launching a red iPhone XS and XS Max.


Apple Sued Over Fatal Fire Caused By Defective iPad

Due to the fact that the majority of our electronics are powered by lithium-ion batteries, it carries the risk of the device exploding and catching on fire. For the most part the number of devices exploding and catching on fire is pretty low in the grand scheme of things, but when it happens, it can be disastrous.


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Twitter Discovered To Not Be Deleting Direct Messages For Years

When you delete your private direct messages on Twitter, it is safe to assume that many would probably assume that they are deleted for good. As it turns out it might not be the case. In a report from TechCrunch, it has been discovered that Twitter actually holds onto old and deleted direct messages for years.


Apple Reportedly Acquires Voice Assistant Startup Pullstring

When it comes to the digital assistant space, Siri is clearly behind the likes of Google Assistant and Alexa, both of whom are commanding pretty large market shares, largely thanks to their smart speakers. However it seems that Apple has plans to help improve on Siri with their latest acquisition.


Google Makes It Harder For Sites To Detect Chrome’s Incognito Mode

One of the main reasons behind Google Chrome’s Incognito mode is to allow users to browse the web in private, where their information will not be saved by the browser, and that certain identifying information about the user won’t be shared with websites. This is done by logging users out of their accounts such as Facebook, Google, and so on.


Apple Will Let Users Gift Apple Music Subscriptions To Their Friends

While a subscription to Apple Music isn’t particularly expensive, we understand that there might be some hesitation when it comes to signing up for a subscription. That’s why Apple Music is giving users a free three-month trial to test out the service before signing up, but in case that wasn’t enough, not to worry.


Test Compares The Cellular Speeds Of iPhones Over The Years

Over the years Apple has made improvements with each and every iPhone release, but for the most part, the company usually glosses over the more technical details and focuses more on the mainstream features, but this does not mean that they have not made changes under the hood.


Nintendo Could Be Planning To Make A VR-Related Switch Announcement Soon

Is Nintendo interested in virtual reality? The company has in the past confirmed that they are exploring it, and there have even been patents that suggests that the company is looking into it. In fact, there have been rumors in the past that one of the reasons why the Nintendo Switch was delayed was because Nintendo was trying to integrate VR into it.


Nerf’s Fortnite Guns Will Be Launched Next Month

Last year Hasbro announced that they would be making a series of Nerf guns based on Fortnite. This isn’t the first time that Hasbro has collaborated with video game developers, as previously they had created some Nerf guns based on Blizzard’s Overwatch franchise. For those who are looking forward to these toys, you’ll be pleased to learn that they will be made available for purchase next month.


AirPods 2 Could Launch This Spring In A Black Color Option

For a while now we have been hearing rumors that Apple could be working on a second-gen set of AirPods headphones, and now according to a report from Economic Daily News (via AppleInsider), it seems that the AirPods 2 will be launching this spring alongside the AirPower charging mat.


LEGO Playsets Get Hi-Tech With Augmented Reality

Some of the LEGO playsets are actually pretty advanced as far as toys for kids are concerned. However it seems that the company is looking to make their sets even more hi-tech by introducing augmented reality to them where with its Hidden Side sets, they will be allowing players to “catch” ghosts using AR.


Twitter Could Consider Implementing A ‘Clarify’ Feature

Twitter has been slowly opening themselves up to the idea of introducing an edit feature, and more recently Twitter’s CEO floated an idea of how such a feature could work. However the feature has yet to officially debut and we’re not sure if there are plans to ever do so, but in the meantime Twitter seems to be considering alternatives.


Samsung’s Own App Leaks Upcoming Wearables And Headphones

MWC 2019 is coming up and it is expected to be a huge event where we will see a lot of announcements from various companies. Samsung will be hosting their own event where the Galaxy S10 will be announced. There are rumors that a 5G smartphone could also be announced, and the company’s foldable smartphone as well.


Beats ‘NBA Collection’ Studio3 Wireless Headphones Released

It has been a while since Apple released new Beats headphones. Unfortunately for fans of Beats headphones hoping to see something new from the company, you might be in for a wait because it still does not look like that will be happening just yet. However there is some good news and that is Apple has released new colorways for existing headphones.


Chrome Will Soon Let Users Share Links To Specific Sections Of Websites

Sharing a link to a website is pretty easy and straightforward. You copy the URL, paste it in whatever chat or medium you want, and you’re good to go. However what if there is only a specific section of a website that you want to share? How would you go about doing that? Unfortunately there isn’t an easy way for now, but that could change.


Google Pixel 3 Camera Review Editor's Pick

The Google Pixel 3 smartphone is often acclaimed as “the best phone camera” thanks to its near-legendary software stack. Legend or reality, our Image Quality (IQ) analysis will shed more light into real-world camera performance.Learn more: what is our Camera IQ score?


Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e: 10.5-inch, 0.87 Lbs, Android Tablet

Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 19) Samsung has announced a new Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S5e: its thinnest and lightest Android tablet to date.


Apple Is Making It Easier To Manage Your Subscriptions

According to the rumors, Apple could be hosting an event on the 25th of March where they are expected to launch their new video streaming and news subscription service. In light of the potential launch of these services, Apple has made some changes to the way users manage their subscriptions.


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