AT&T Picks up Rugged Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

AT&T PICKS UP RUGGED KYOCERA DURAFORCE PRO 2

AT&T today launched sales of the Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2, an extra-rugged Android phone with waterproof body and a non-incendive rating....

Apple Updates AirPods and Adds Wireless Charging Case Option

APPLE UPDATES AIRPODS AND ADDS WIRELESS CHARGING CASE OPTION

The new Apple AirPods have 50% battery life and support "Hey Siri" voice commands to let users quickly change songs, make a call, adjust...

 
 
 
Opera Browser Adds Free VPN

OPERA BROWSER ADDS FREE VPN

The Opera web browser for Android now includes a free VPN service, for securing data over untrusted networks such as public Wi-Fi....

GOOGLE KILLING OFF INBOX EMAIL APP

Google's alternative email app Inbox will stop working on April 2nd. Many - but not all - of Inbox's hallmark features have recently...

 
 
 
Stadia is Google's Game-Streaming Service

STADIA IS GOOGLE'S GAME-STREAMING SERVICE

Google today announced a new, cloud-based service called Stadia that lets people play high-quality games on any device without downloading...

Twitter Revamps Camera Interface

TWITTER REVAMPS CAMERA INTERFACE

Twitter's new camera function offers an all-new visual interface that makes it faster and easier to share visual content, including...

 
 
 
Plantronics Rebrands As "Poly"

PLANTRONICS REBRANDS AS "POLY"

Following its merger with Polycom, Plantronics is rebranding the combined company as "Poly". The new entity will focus on solutions...

APPLE RESPONDS TO SPOTIFY ON APP STORE COMMISSIONS

Apple issued a statement today responding to Spotify's claims of unfair competition because Apple takes 30% of in-app purchase revenue,...

 
 
 
Sprint Launches Rugged Flip Phone from Sonim

SPRINT LAUNCHES RUGGED FLIP PHONE FROM SONIM

The Sonim XP3 is a new rugged clamshell-style phone for Sprint. The two companies announced the phone today, and it's available now....

FCC MOVES FORWARD WITH 911 VERTICAL LOCATION RULES

The FCC has issued a proposed rule that would require US carriers to provide vertical location data to emergency dispatchers when mobile...

 
 
 

APPLE WWDC 2019 SET FOR JUNE 3

Apple today announced that its next annual developer conference will take place June 3-7, 2019 in San Jose. The company usually reveals...

Verizon Launching 5G on April 11 in Chicago, Minneapolis

VERIZON LAUNCHING 5G ON APRIL 11 IN CHICAGO, MINNEAPOLIS

Verizon's first standards-compliant mobile 5G network will launch in select areas of Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11th. 5G service...

 
 
 

SPOTIFY ASKS EU TO RULE APPLE COMPETES UNFAIRLY

Apple takes a 30% cut of all iOS in-app purchases for digital products and services. This includes products like a Spotify Premium...

Google Lookout Describes What it Sees to the Visually Impaired

GOOGLE LOOKOUT DESCRIBES WHAT IT SEES TO THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Google Lookout is a free app that uses AI to identify things it sees through the phone's camera and describe it to a visually-impaired...

 
 
 
First Beta of Android Q Available to Developers

FIRST BETA OF ANDROID Q AVAILABLE TO DEVELOPERS

Google has released the first beta version of Android Q for Pixel phones. It's intended for developers to start working on app compatibility,...

RED REVAMPS HYDROGEN CAMERA STRATEGY

In the wake of Red pulling all mention of the 2D Pro Camera module for the Hydrogen One phone from its web site, CEO Jim Jannard issued...

 
 
 

RED SCRUBS MODULES FROM HYDROGEN ONE MARKETING

Red has removed all mentions of add-on modules for the Hydrogen One phone from its web site. When the phone was announced, add-on modules...

Galaxy S10 Comes With Spotify Premium Free for Six Months

GALAXY S10 COMES WITH SPOTIFY PREMIUM FREE FOR SIX MONTHS

Spotify comes pre-installed as the default music-streaming app on all Samsung Galaxy S10 series phones globally, and US models come...

 
 
 
Sony Brings PS4 Remote Play to iOS

SONY BRINGS PS4 REMOTE PLAY TO IOS

The Sony PlayStation 4 Remote Play app is now available for iOS, accompanied by a corresponding update to the software for the PS4...

HUAWEI SUES US GOVERNMENT, APPEALING BAN ON BUYING HUAWEI GEAR

Huawei is appealing a recent law restricting the purchase of Huawei and ZTE products at the federal level. Huawei is suing the US government...

 
 
 



Apple TV+ service debuts, coming to Mac, Fire TV, Roku, and more this year

Apple TV+ service debuts, coming to Mac, Fire TV, Roku, and more this year

Apple has shown off its new Apple TV app, and it's making the app available across a wider range of platforms. The new TV app now integrates with third-party subscriptions... Read more ...

Apple announces ‘Apple Card,' coming to U.S. this summer

Apple announces ‘Apple Card,' coming to U.S. this summer

Apple has announced the ‘Apple Card.' The new digital credit card is available exclusively on Apple devices. Apple Card is easy to sign up for on your iPhone, according to the... Read more ...

How to watch Apple reveal its streaming TV and news subscription services live

How to watch Apple reveal its streaming TV and news subscription services live

The market for streaming TV services is about to get even more crowded today, as Apple is expected to announce its offering at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California... Read more ...

Oprah will release two documentaries on Apple TV Plus to ‘heal our divisions'

Oprah will release two documentaries on Apple TV Plus to ‘heal our divisions'

Apple closed out the announcement of its new Apple TV Plus service with a surprise appearance from Oprah, who'll be working on two documentaries for the upcoming streaming... Read more ...

Apple launches $9.99 Apple News Plus subscription service

Apple launches $9.99 Apple News Plus subscription service

Apple has just revealed its new Apple News Plus service, which adds magazines to the Apple News app. The emphasis is on curation, high quality, and trust, all of which Apple... Read more ...

Apple announces Apple Card credit card

Apple announces Apple Card credit card

At Apple's “show time” services event today, it announced a new Apple Card credit card, promising to improve things about the credit card experience with simpler applications... Read more ...

Apple Arcade is a game subscription service coming this year to iPhones...

Apple Arcade is a game subscription service coming this year to iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple TVs

At its March special event today, Apple unveiled Arcade, its new game subscription service. It will work across iOS, macOS, and tvOS, meaning you'll be able to play on your... Read more ...

Apple News Plus service release, pricing, and who's involved

Apple News Plus service release, pricing, and who's involved

Apple News added magazines to the mix at an event at Apple headquarters this morning. At the event, CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, spoke about how Apple News was already known for how... Read more ...

Over a million Asus laptops could have been hacked

Over a million Asus laptops could have been hacked

It appears that Asus is in some hot water after being compromised by hackers, who have hijacked the laptop maker's update service to push malicious software onto Asus devices... Read more ...

Apple's video service could offer extra ‘channels' like Bell's Crave

Apple's video service could offer extra ‘channels' like Bell's Crave

Apple is expected to launch its video streaming service later today, but rumours are still circulating about some aspects of the service - like the price. According to a Wall... Read more ...