Apple Music & Spotify Are Dominating The US Streaming Market

When you think of music streaming services, which platform do you think of? If you answered either Apple Music or Spotify, you’re not alone and it shouldn’t be surprising either because according to a report from Billboard, Apple Music and Spotify currently make up for about 80% of the music streaming market in the US.


Instagram Brings Shopping Features To Stories & Explore Tab

We know that Instagram is interested in facilitating shopping on its platform. In fact a recent report even suggested that Instagram could potentially be looking to launch a separate shopping app. While that has yet to happen, Instagram has announced new shopping features that will be coming to Stories and its Explore tab.


Cloud Saves Will Be Deleted If Your Nintendo Switch Online Membership Ends

Just like current online subscription services from Microsoft and Sony for the Xbox and PlayStation, users are welcome to subscribe to Nintendo’s Switch Online service on a month-to-month basis where they are free to cancel at anytime. However Nintendo doesn’t want you to do that and are hoping to lock you in.


Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Will Only Work With NES Games

Last week Nintendo unveiled new NES controllers designed for the Nintendo Switch. Now if you were thinking about getting your hands on them, you might want to take note of a caveat and that is apparently these controllers will only work with NES games. This was discovered in a disclaimer on Nintendo’s UK and Australian website.


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Amazon Could Launch Up To Eight New Alexa Devices By End Of 2018

Amazon has been steadily releasing Alexa-enabled devices, and thanks to Alexa being open to outside companies, we’re seeing more Alexa devices find their way to the market. However it seems that Amazon might not be done just yet because according to reports, the company plans to launch at least eight new Alexa devices by the end of the year.


iPhone Xs LTE Speed Test Reveals Huge Improvements Over iPhone X

When the new iPhones were announced, Apple touted a bunch of new features and improvements that they were making to the phones. However they did not cover everything since it would take too much time, and one of those improvements they did not cover was improvements to LTE speeds.


New iPhones Will Allow NFC To Be Used Even When iOS Isn’t Running

We totally understand where companies are coming from these days, where through mobile wallets, companies such as Apple want users to be able to make payments, use loyalty cards, keep their student IDs, use for public transportation, and so on. However there is a problem and that is what if your iPhone is dead or charging? How would you access those features then?


Withings Is Back With The Steel HR Sport Smartwatch

While many smartwatch makers out there were touting the displays on their devices, Withings made a name for themselves for creating smart wearables that could easily blend in with our daily outfits and not stand out too much. Now after having changed hands again when Nokia sold the company back to its co-founder, they have since launched a new smartwatch.


Nintendo Switch Online Subscriptions Can Be Paid Using My Nintendo Gold Coins

For a while now Nintendo has been offering its customers gold coins via its My Nintendo program. These gold coins can be earned when you buy a game, and if you’re wondering what you can use it for, you might be interested to learn that Nintendo will actually allow gamers to pay for the Switch Online membership using those gold coins.


Apple’s New iPhones Will Be ‘Critical’ At Expanding eSIM Technology

Apple’s new iPhones are finally bringing something to the table that many Android phones have offered before: dual SIM capabilities. However it will be different from how most Android phones implement it, in which save for China, the new iPhones will support one physical SIM and one eSIM.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Review Editor's Pick

Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Tab S4, a productivity-oriented tablet which represents the highest performance and quality Android tablet the brand has to offer today. In this review, we’ll go over how it fits in the market, how it is to use it, and how it performs.


Tetris Effect Releases On PS4 And PS VR In November

Tetris Effect was revealed ahead of the E3 2018 gaming convention a few months back and the game made quite a splash. This new game comes from Tetsuya Mizuguchi who has been behind popular titles such as Rez and Lumines. Fans have been excited for this title ever since it was revealed that it’s going to support virtual reality. It has now been confirmed when this game will be released […]


Mobile-Focused Social Network Path Shutting Down Next Month

Some of you may recall a mobile-focused social network called Path. At one point it was even touted as a proper Facebook competitor. Path was built from the ground up for mobile phones and it focused on smaller groups. It never really turned out to be anything close to a Facebook competitor and it has now been confirmed that the social network won’t actually be around for much longer.


iOS 12 Update Is Now Available For Download

When Apple announced its new iPhones last week, the company also confirmed when it will be releasing iOS 12 for existing handsets. The latest update for its operating system was detailed at the company’s WWDC 2018 event a few months ago and it has been in beta since then. Now, iOS 12 is available for download to the public.


Uber Might Buy Careem, Its Biggest Middle East Rival

While Uber has exited some markets in Southeast Asia, it most recently sold out to Grab in the region, the company is reportedly looking to acquire its biggest rival in the Middle East. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire Dubai-based Careem for a price between $2-2.5 billion.


Apple Discontinues The iPhone 6S And iPhone SE As Well

Apple unveiled three new iPhones at its press event last week. It immediately became evident that it’s discontinuing the original iPhone X which came out last year. It was the company’s first smartphone that featured an OLED display and features like wireless charging. Apple has further trimmed its smartphone lineup by discontinuing the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, and the iPhone SE.


Huawei Mate 20 Triple-Camera Setup Teased

Huawei is gearing up to launch its new flagship smartphone in the near future. The company has dropped a few hints about the device in the days leading up to its launch while it has already been confirmed that the device will be powered by Huawei’s latest chip, the Kirin 980. The latest teaser hints at the triple-camera setup on this upcoming flagship.


Samsung May Discontinue Galaxy J Lineup For A New Galaxy M Series

Samsung recently said that it’s going to focus more on its affordable lineup down the road and introduce new technologies on these models. Some recent reports have highlighted the steps that the company is now taking to make this aim a reality. To that end, it may be discontinuing the budget Galaxy J lineup in favor of an entirely new series branded as the Galaxy M.


Nokia 9 Release Has Reportedly Been Delayed To 2019

It has been a while since HMD Global, the home of Nokia-branded smartphones, launched a new flagship device. Recent leaks have suggested that the Nokia 9 was going to be its flagship for the year, complete with the Snapdragon 845 processor and a whopping five cameras at the back. However, a new report claims that the company has decided to delay the handset’s release to next year. A reputable source […]


Facebook Offers Bounties For Reporting Bugs In Third-Party Apps

Many online services run their own bug bounty programs. Security researchers are encouraged to find undiscovered vulnerabilities which can then be shared with the company in exchange for a monetary reward. Facebook has a bug bounty program of its own and it’s now expanding it to cover bug reports for third-party apps as well.


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