Google Will Soon Block Logins From Embedded Browsers

Apps on our mobile devices like Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and so on come with their own built-in browsers. The idea is that this will help keep users using their app even when they have clicked a link. However, the problem with embedded browsers is that they can be exploited and used with man-in-the-middle attacks.


macOS 10.15 Could Expand Apple Watch Authentication

The Apple Watch can be used to make payments with Apple Pay. How it authenticates the user is that it “registers” the user through the heart rate sensor underneath the watch, and as long as the user has entered their passcode and the watch remains on their wrist, they are considered to be authenticated.


Ad-Supported YouTube Music Now Available Google Home

If you’ve ever wondered if you should sign up and pay for a YouTube Music subscription, the good news is that now you won’t have to if you own a Google Home device. This is because Google has announced that starting today, YouTube Music will be free for users who stream it through a Google Home speaker.


Alleged Official Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Renders Leaked

Word on the street has it that Google could be prepping a more affordable variant of the Pixel 3 smartphone. The handset in question is rumored to be called the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, and last we heard, it could be announced on the 7th of May, a day before Google I/O 2019 is expected to kick off.


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Instagram Might Soon Hide ‘Like’ Counts From Audiences

It’s starting to feel that a reason why people post on social media these days is for the “likes”, which is basically a way of validating oneself, where popularity is judged by the number of likes a post gets. However, in a somewhat controversial move, it seems that Instagram is testing out a change in its user interface where likes will be hidden from your audience.


Amazon Music Now Has A Free Ad-Supported Listening Tier

If there is one reason why Spotify is still dominating the music streaming industry, it is because they offer users a free, ad-supported listening tier. This means that users get to stream their songs for free if they don’t mind listening to ads every now and then. This is versus other services like Apple Music that only offers a free trial before users are required to pay for it.


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.


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.


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