Apple Suspends Siri Response Grading Program Over Privacy Concerns

A couple of weeks ago, a report from the Guardian revealed that a small percentage of Siri’s conversations were sent to outside contractors to analyze for improvement and quality control. The problem with this program is that it also sent in recordings users made while accidentally triggering Siri, meaning that these are not queries that users wanted to make in the first place.


Samsung Quietly Walks-Back Its Ads Making Fun Of The iPhone’s Lack Of A Headphone Port

When Apple first announced plans to kill off the headphone jack, many made fun of them, although to be fair, Apple did give them a fair bit of ammunition by proclaiming that their decision was a brave one. One of the companies that mocked Apple relentlessly over the years was Samsung, who put out ad after ad mocking the iPhone’s lack of a headphone jack.


Apple Is Making It Harder To Change iPhone Batteries From Third-Party Repair Centers

It is no secret that Apple isn’t a fan of third-party repair centers. There are plenty of reasons why this could be, such as how third-party repair centers might not follow the same protocols employed by Apple which could further damage the device. Or it could be that they’re worried that using non-genuine components could result in a different experience.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10: Our First Impressions + Analysis

Samsung Just Launched the Galaxy Note 10, the high-end smartphone that should be the culmination of the 2019 line-up. We took a close look at it, and we can share our first impressions and analysis of the line-up and the technological implications on how it affects your user experience.


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How To Translate Webpages In Safari For iPhone

If you use Safari on your iPhone or iPad and come across a website in another language, here’s a quick and easy way to get that webpage translated into your language.


How To Cancel iOS App Store Subscriptions

Need to cancel a recurring subscription for your iTunes account? Unfortunately, it’s not always the most obvious, but our guide will walk you through the steps you need to take to cancel your subscriptions.


How To Control Kodi Using Kodi Remote?

Kodi is an incredibly popular media server software which can run on just about anything (Raspberry Pi, Windows, Linux,  Android, and iOS). Using it as the entertainment center for your PC/TV is exciting but how do you control Kodi using a remote? Is there a specific Kodi remote? If yes, how do you enable using it?


How To Use Google Maps Offline

Google Maps is one of the more widely-used navigation apps around at the moment. It’s useful when you’re in another country trying to find your way about, and this guide on how to use Google Maps offline will no doubt come in handy if you find yourself without internet.


How To Turn On Smart Downloads For Netflix

If you’d like to take advantage of Netflix’s Smart Downloads feature, check out these steps that will take you through the process.


YouTube Premium Now Allows 1080p Offline Downloads On iPhones

Users who want to elevate their YouTube experience are encouraged to purchase a YouTube premium subscription which opens up several features. It allows them to play videos in the background, for example, and removes ads. It also lets them download content for offline viewing. YouTube premium subscribers will appreciate that they can now download videos in 1080p on their iPhone. Unfortunately, this is not the case for Android users.


Verizon CEO Expects 5G To Cover Half The Country By Next Year

Mobile carriers in the United States launched their 5G networks earlier this year. As you can probably imagine, coverage is limited to a handful of cities by now, but the carriers are working to rapidly expand coverage in major cities across the country. Verizon’s CEO actually believes that half of the United States will have 5G coverage by next year.


Google’s Play Pass Subscription Being Tested For Premium Apps And Games

Google is testing a new subscription service for premium apps and games called Google Play Pass. It will provide subscribers with access to hundreds of premium apps and games for a set price month. They won’t have to worry about any ads or in-app purchases if they’re subscribed to Play Pass.


Apple Pencil Support Could Be Coming To Apple’s 2019 iPhones

Ever since Apple introduced the Apple Pencil to the iPad, many have been wondering if there could ever be a time when the Apple Pencil could eventually support the iPhone. So far, the stylus has been an exclusive to the iPad lineup, but now according to a report from Business Insider, that could change with the 2019 iPhones.


Verizon’s 5G Network Goes Live In Four Additional Cities

Verizon today announced that it’s expanding its nascent 5G network to four more cities in the United States. Its customers in Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington, D.C. will be able to access the next-generation mobile network in select areas. This means that Verizon’s 5G service is now available in a total of nine cities across the United States.