ZTE Launching Axon 5G Smartphone At MWC 2019

Quite a few companies will be unveiling new 5G smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona next week. You can now add China-based ZTE to the list. Most recently in the news for its troubles with the U.S. government, the company has confirmed that it will be launching an Axon-branded 5G smartphone at MWC 2019.


Amazon Details Vision To Make All Shipments Net Zero Carbon

Amazon wants to do better for the sake of the environment and to that end, the company today detailed its Shipment Zero vision for net zero carbon shipments. Amazon says that it aims to make all shipments net zero carbon. It expects 50 percent of all shipments to be net zero by 2030.


YouTube Blamed For Rise In Flat Earthers

There are still a lot of people out there who believe that the Earth is flat for some reason. You will find no shortage of content online that supports this absurd theory. It seems that Flat Earthers have had a bit of a resurgence which new research blames squarely on the widespread availability of hoaxes and fake news on YouTube.


Google Earth Accidentally Reveals Taiwan’s Secret Military Sites

Secret Taiwanese military installations were accidentally revealed online for the world to see following an update for the Google Earth platform. Some of these military sites were revealed through the update which included 3D renditions of Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan, and Taichung. At least one military base which Patriot missiles are reportedly deployed can clearly be seen using Google Earth with no blurring in place to prevent the public from […]


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LG Says It Won’t Launch A Foldable Smartphone At MWC 2019

Foldable smartphones will be all the rage at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona next week. Earlier reports had suggested that perhaps LG might announce one of its own alongside its new flagship smartphones. However, the Korean company has now revealed that it does not have plans to unveil a foldable smartphone at MWC 2019.


Chrome Loophole Which Enables Incognito Mode Blocking To Be Fixed

A loophole in Google’s popular Chrome browser which enables websites to not only detect but block users who access their sites through the browser’s Incognito mode is going to be fixed. Many users rely on the mode to not store local records of their browsing history. Websites are also prevented from tracking the user with cookies when they’re in Incognito mode.


OnePlus Picks Google Duo As Native Video Call App

Google Duo is a video calling app, not unlike the many others that you can find for a mobile device. The company has seen considerable success with this app, particularly in India. OnePlus has seen just how popular this app has become and has now decided to make it the native video call app on its smartphones going forward. Google launched Duo some two and a half years ago.


Unlocked Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9+ Finally Gets Android Pie

Carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have long received the Android 9 Pie update. It has been a considerable wait for those who own factory unlocked units. Samsung hasn’t always been the quickest to roll out new updates for unlocked variants. Those who own an unlocked Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the United States will now be delighted to hear that they can finally get a […]


China To Launch A Solar Farm In Space By 2025

China has major space ambitions which have seen the country ramp up its space program in recent years. It has made it to the far side of the moon and laid claim to growing the first plants on the lunar surface, even though they didn’t last for very long. The country is now looking to put up a solar farm in space by 2025.


Smart NBA Jerseys Lets You Switch Allegiances On The Fly

Sport jerseys are a good way for you to advertise the team and the player that you support. However, there are times when you might be wishing you weren’t wearing your jersey, such as when walking into a sports bar filled with the other team, or when your team just lost and you’re feeling a bit disillusioned.


Apple Could Have A 31.6-inch 6K Display In The Works

It has been a few years since Apple officially discontinued its Thunderbolt displays. LG has since taken over where the company has been producing UltraFine monitors designed for Apple’s computers. However, it seems that Apple could be considering getting back into the display game.


Notable Apple Analyst Claims AirPods 2, AirPower Will Launch First Half Of 2019

Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat was initially announced in 2017 alongside the iPhone X, but to date the device has yet to be launched. We have also been hearing rumblings about a possible second-gen set of AirPods headphones, and the good news is that these devices could be set for a launch in the coming months.


16-inch MacBook Pro With Brand New Designed Rumored For 2019

In the past, Apple’s MacBook Pros consisted of 15-inch and 17-inch models, but Apple later did away with the 17-inch model in favor of a 13-inch model. However we’re sure that there are probably users out there who might be missing the larger 17-inch model, but we have some good news for you.


Canadian Government Invests $40 Million Into BlackBerry For Autonomous Cars

It’s not hard to imagine that in the future, self-driving cars will become the norm. This isn’t a surprising development as self-driving cars will most likely lead to safer roads as cars will (mostly) be driven at uniform speeds, and will probably have quicker reaction times compared to human drivers who can sometimes be distracted.


WhatsApp Business Beta For iOS Devices Launched

For a while now, WhatsApp has a separate Business app for Android devices that allows business owners to communicate with their customers. However this app was pretty much exclusive to Android devices which meant that business users who had iOS devices weren’t able to take advantage of this.


Google’s Changes To API For Chrome Extensions Leads To Public Outcry

Thanks to Google launching an API for Chrome which would allow developers to create their own extensions for the browser, it has led to the development of extensions such as ad blockers. There is a bit of gray area when it comes to ad blocking, where some believe that it is wrong, while others claim that the creation of intrusive ads has forced their hand.


Apex Legends Beats Fortnite’s Record For Single Day Twitch Viewing

It is unclear as to what the future holds for the Titanfall franchise, but in the meantime it seems the the franchise’s developer, Respawn, might have stumbled upon a new hit game in the form of Apex Legends. The game has not only managed to accrue millions of players over the course of days, but it seems that they might have broken a record previously set by Fortnite Battle Royale.


It Looks Like Apple Is Exploring Foldable Phones As Well

Foldable phones are set to be a pretty hot trend in 2019, and so far we know that companies such as Samsung, Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi are exploring the technology and could possibly launch such devices. However it seems that even Apple could get in on the action, thanks to a recent patent which suggests that Apple could be exploring the idea well.


Fujifilm X-T30 Mirrorless Camera Announced

We have been hearing rumors that Fujifilm could be close to launching a new mirrorless camera in the form of the X-T30. Turns out the rumors were right on the money as the company has since officially announced the camera, making it the company’s latest mirrorless camera to date.


Apple Extends Its ‘Limited Time’ iPhone XR, iPhone XS Trade-In Deal

Last year Apple launched a trade-in program for the iPhone XR and the iPhone XS. The idea was to help drum up sales, but Apple had stated back then that this deal would be a limited time deal meaning that customers shouldn’t expect to see it available all year round. However as it turns out, Apple is now extending the deal.


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