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In Oreo, the button to check for Android updates now actually checks for updates

IN OREO, THE BUTTON TO CHECK FOR ANDROID UPDATES NOW ACTUALLY CHECKS FOR UPDATES

File this one under things finally working as described. If you've ever mashed that "Check for update" button in your phone settings...

VIDEO: LG V30 VS. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 8

The LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are two of the biggest new Android flagships right now. Both offer beautiful designs, high-end...

 
 
 
London refuses to renew Uber's license to operate due to safety concerns

LONDON REFUSES TO RENEW UBER'S LICENSE TO OPERATE DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS

Transport for London announced today that it would not be renewing Uber's license to operate, citing Uber's current policies regarding...

Boost Mode on PlayStation 4 Pro doesn't do much for PSVR

BOOST MODE ON PLAYSTATION 4 PRO DOESN'T DO MUCH FOR PSVR

VR is already great though PlayStation 4 Pro, so it's not likely to improve much more. The 4.5 update to PlayStation 4 Pro consoles...

 
 
 
Samsung's great Galaxy Note 8 order freebies end Sept 24, so act fast!

SAMSUNG'S GREAT GALAXY NOTE 8 ORDER FREEBIES END SEPT 24, SO ACT FAST!

Well, we had a good run. After weeks of pre-orders and another full week of actual in-store sales, the Galaxy Note 8 is falling out...

Grab Aukey's cell phone tripod for $8 to become a better mobile photographer

GRAB AUKEY'S CELL PHONE TRIPOD FOR $8 TO BECOME A BETTER MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHER

It's time to take your photography game to the next level, and this inexpensive accessory can help! Smartphone cameras have become...

 
 
 

JERRY SAYS, 'HIT ME!'

It's a huge week of news and leaks in the Android world! Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand settle in for a roundtable...

Nest Thermostat E review: The perfect downgrade

NEST THERMOSTAT E REVIEW: THE PERFECT DOWNGRADE

The Nest Thermostat E is one of the best entry-level thermostats you can buy, and it can save you real money. The biggest compliment...

 
 
 
RAVPower's 22000mAh power bank includes 3 high-speed USB ports for $32

RAVPOWER'S 22000MAH POWER BANK INCLUDES 3 HIGH-SPEED USB PORTS FOR $32

If you have long days ahead, this portable battery pack is a must-have for your bag! There have been a lot of advancements when it...

Take your tunes to the gym for $37

TAKE YOUR TUNES TO THE GYM FOR $37

Working out is always better with music, and it's always better when it's your own music and not whatever garbage station the gym is...

 
 
 
Three features I'd steal from iOS 11 for the next Android update

THREE FEATURES I'D STEAL FROM IOS 11 FOR THE NEXT ANDROID UPDATE

IOS 11 is officially out, and there's nothing wrong with a little feature envy. The latest update to iOS is out of beta and rolling...

5 reasons to switch away from Sprint

5 REASONS TO SWITCH AWAY FROM SPRINT

Having a phone with Sprint isn't going to work for everyone. Having phone service that's cheap and good is important. Finding the right...

 
 
 
How to set up the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy Note 8

HOW TO SET UP THE FINGERPRINT SENSOR ON THE GALAXY NOTE 8

After setting it up, you can unlock your phone with a fingerprint. Fingerprint sensors offer a viable alternative to unlocking your...

You can now race Fast and Furious characters in Anki Overdrive

YOU CAN NOW RACE FAST AND FURIOUS CHARACTERS IN ANKI OVERDRIVE

It's easy to forget you are holding a phone. Like most middle-class suburban kids, I grew up around "toy" race tracks. Everything from...

 
 
 
Apple wins two patent rulings against Qualcomm

APPLE WINS TWO PATENT RULINGS AGAINST QUALCOMM

Apple and Qualcomm's ongoing patent wars have netted two victories for Apple. Qualcomm's processors - at the very least, its modems...

How to use an LTE Apple Watch with an Android smartphone

HOW TO USE AN LTE APPLE WATCH WITH AN ANDROID SMARTPHONE

It's hacky as all hell and your battery life will be terrible. But it works. While testing the Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular...

 
 
 
This could be the first glimpse of the BlackBerry 'Krypton'

THIS COULD BE THE FIRST GLIMPSE OF THE BLACKBERRY 'KRYPTON'

Krypton is coming. By now, it's no secret TCL has more BlackBerry smartphones in the works. The device known as 'Krypton' has passed...

How to disable icon notification badges on the Galaxy Note 8

HOW TO DISABLE ICON NOTIFICATION BADGES ON THE GALAXY NOTE 8

This could be your favorite feature... or it could annoy you every single day. Notification badges are a small but divisive feature...

 
 
 
BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition coming to Canada beginning as soon as next week

BLACKBERRY KEYONE BLACK EDITION COMING TO CANADA BEGINNING AS SOON AS NEXT WEEK

A new KEYone color is coming to Canada soon. If you live in Canada and have been holding on waiting for the BlackBerry KEYone Black...

Best Samsung Gear VR games with controller support

BEST SAMSUNG GEAR VR GAMES WITH CONTROLLER SUPPORT

What Gear VR games need a controller? Samsung built the Gear VR so it didn't have to rely on a separate controller, and most of the...

 
 
 



The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest

The iPhone 8 Debuts to Weak Demand, Uncertain Interest

Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus went on sale today, to a muted, lukewarm response. The long lines that have characterized previous Apple launches were nowhere in evidence. Read more ...

Apple is falling on the first day the iPhone 8 is being sold

Apple is falling on the first day the iPhone 8 is being sold

Shares of Apple are down 1.69% to trade at $150.95 on the first day of availability for the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Shares have been falling since the company announced... Read more ...

Tim Cook is ‘thrilled' with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming

Tim Cook is ‘thrilled' with iPhone 8 sales, says Apple Watch LTE fix is coming

Apple last year decided to break a multi-year tradition when it opted not to release opening weekend sales figures for the iPhone 7. Similarly, there's a slim-to-none chance... Read more ...

London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by...

London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by the rules'

Uber has sensationally been stripped of it's London operating license , with TfL ruling that the ride-hailing app company will be barred from operating within the M25. The... Read more ...

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Cut the cord for your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X with a convenient wireless charger that supports the Qi standard. Read more ...

Best Chromebooks - September 2017

Best Chromebooks - September 2017

Word on the street has it that Google is preparing to announce a new Chromebook next month during its now-confirmed October 4 event. While exciting for a number of reasons, one... Read more ...

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

With Facebook making promises to address a lack of transparency regarding political ads, Google and Twitter are now under pressure, a new report said. Read more ...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

As I hate bugs with every cell of my body, it's rare that a bug story makes me feel toasty inside. But thanks to Sophia Spencer, an 8-year-old girl who adores bugs, I'm... Read more ...

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the next iteration of the classic Pokémon series, comes with a couple of additions that have been showcased in the Pokémon Company's latest... Read more ...

There's a Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal coming, and it's big

There's a Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal coming, and it's big

After revealing Red Dead Redemption 2 nearly a year ago, Rockstar has been mostly silent about the game. We received some new screenshots back in May, along with the news that... Read more ...