Best Buy Has Cancelled All Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders

Following the issues in early review units of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company decided to recall the review units and also promised that they would be making changes to improve on the durability of the handset. Unfortunately, Samsung did not state when the improved models will be released, but it seems that it might not be anytime soon.


3D Touch Could Be Eliminated In 2019’s iPhones

One of the features Apple introduced to its iPhones a few years ago was 3D Touch. This is an expansion of its Force Touch technology found on the Apple Watch, which also made its way into the trackpads of its MacBook family of laptops. However, admittedly the tech never quite took off on the iPhone, so much so that it could be eliminated for good starting this year.


Apple’s 2020 iPhones Could Have Full-Screen Touch ID

If you thought that Apple was done with Touch ID for good, at least as far as its iPhones are concerned, think again. This is because in a report from MacRumors, they cite a research note by Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates in which following a meeting with some suppliers in Apple’s supply chain, they have come up with some predictions for future iPhones.


2019 iPhone Models Revealed And Confirmed In Eurasian Database

We know that Apple plans to release new iPhones this year. If the rumors are to be believed, this will include the iPhone 11, the 11 Plus, and the XR 2. Note that these names aren’t final as it is unclear how Apple plans on moving forwards with its naming scheme, but regardless, those models are the successors to the iPhone XS, XS Max, and the XR from 2018.


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New Bill Makes Probable Cause Necessary To Search Devices At Borders

As it stands, customs officials at the border don’t require a warrant or even probable cause to search your electronic devices. This, as you can probably imagine, has led to more than a few incidents where things have gone south. Two U.S. senators have now introduced a bill which would make the entire system more reasonable by mandating that border agents have probable cause to search the device.


25 Percent Of All Google Duplex Calls Are Conducted By Humans

Google’s introduced its AI-based Duplex reservation service at I/O 2018. The AI can make phone calls on your behalf to set up things like restaurant reservations and salon appointments. Duplex has since been rolled out to almost the entire country, however, it still require human intervention from time to time. Google has revealed that 25 percent of calls placed through Duplex are conducted by humans currently.


OnePlus 7 Pro To Get A Camera Update Next Week

The OnePlus 7 Pro hit the market merely a couple of weeks ago. Some early customers have expressed some concerns about the camera software as they feel that it could be improved to enhance the overall imaging prowess of the device. OnePlus has acknowledged that and confirmed that a camera update is being developed for the OnePlus 7 Pro. It could be released as early as next week.


Apple Sends Out Media Invites To WWDC 2019 For June 3

Are you excited to see what Apple has in store for its Mac and iOS devices? If you are, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the company is gearing up for its upcoming WWDC 2019 event. They have started to send out invites to the event which was previously confirmed to take place on the 3rd of June, 2019.


WhatsApp Confirms That Ads Will Start To Show Up In 2020

Despite WhatsApp having been around for years and with Facebook paying a whopping $16 billion to acquire them, the company has yet to figure out how exactly monetize the app. Previously, WhatsApp could be bought as a one-off purchase, and later it was suggested that this could be an annual subscription, but ultimately the app ended up being completely free.


Apple Will Notify Customers If iPhone Upgrades Could Lead To Slowdowns

A couple of years ago, Apple landed themselves in trouble when it was discovered that older iPhones were being throttled via software updates. According to Apple, they justified this by saying that due to degrading battery health, without the throttling of the iPhone’s speed, it can lead to the phone shutting down at random.


OnePlus 3 And 3T Finally Get Android 9 Pie Update

It’s not common for Android devices to get more than two major OS updates. So when a device is released, it will only be supported for two major OS updates in most cases. There have been deviations from the norm in a few cases but the two year cutoff is more or less the norm in the industry. You can imagine how happy OnePlus would have made its customers when […]


Apple Pay Express Transit Integration Debuts In Portland

iPhone and Apple Watch owners in the United States can now use the Express Transit functionality of their devices for the first time in the United States. Portland has become the first city in the entire country to offer integration for the Apple Pay Express Transit feature. They will be able to use it to board the TriMet and C-Tran buses, MAX light rail trains, and the Portland Streetcar in […]


Sony Will Keep Making Smartphones But Only For Four Markets

Sony’s Xperia smartphone business has been losing money for quite some time now. Despite rumors that the company was looking to give up on the business altogether, Sony has reiterated its commitment to making smartphones, but will only be selling them in four markets going forward. It’s exiting all of the other markets for a more sustainable approach to the business.


Justice Department Comes Out Against T-Mobile And Sprint Merger

The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint now faces a major hurdle. The Antitrust Division at the United States Justice Department has come out against the deal. It has recommended that the law enforcement agency block the merger between these two major U.S. carriers. This, according to a news report.