Tag: technology

Cybersecurity, Security

Google slapped with $5 billion fine by EU for Android antitrust breach

July 18, 2018

Via: Mashable

European antitrust regulators have fined Google with a 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine for abusing its position in the smartphone market to increase the dominance of its search engine, the European Commission announced in a statement Wednesday. Google was […]

Computing, Gadgets, Hardware, Mobile, Smartphones, Tablets

Apple may be launching a mountain of new hardware in the fall

July 12, 2018

Via: Mashable

We know that Apple is likely launching three new iPhones this year, and we know new MacBooks and iPads are probably on their way as well. But a new report from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, via 9to5Mac, claims Apple will […]

Mobile, Tablets

Affordable Microsoft Surface Tablet Could Launch This Week

July 9, 2018

Via: Tablet News

Well, this came out of nowhere. Turns out that Microsoft’s affordable Surface Tablet could come this week. Everybody expected it to arrive in the fall, as the past Surface products have popped up, but not this one. Let’s see what […]

Privacy, Security

‘We Look Forward to Improvements.’ Big Tech Plans to Fight Back Against California’s Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

July 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Last week, the California state legislature passed a law that introduces almost European-grade privacy rules regarding the protection of people’s personal data. However, privacy advocates should not rest easy, as there’s still a chance that tech lobbyists could push back […]

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Samsung Messages bug causing app to secretly send out photos from gallery

June 28, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

According to a number of users on Reddit, the Samsung Messages app appears to have a pretty serious bug that’s related to pictures stored locally on devices. As reported by the users, Samsung’s app is secretly sending out photos from […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Best graphic design software of 2018

June 28, 2018

Via: Techradar

The problem that designers face every day is that of unending revision. Perhaps something needs adding, removing, recolouring or de-emphasising. The permutations on how a piece of artwork can be subtly different are as infinite as the reasons for altering […]

Computing, Internet, Online entertainment, Software & Applications

Confirmed: Google’s Duplex technology definitely was not faked

June 27, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Indeed, I have to admit when I saw the demo, I was skeptical it was real. In fact, I was convinced that it was nothing more than Google’s vision of what they are shooting for in a virtual assistant. I […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Best wireless chargers for iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones (2018)

June 26, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Fun fact: the first smartphone to feature wireless charging appeared all the way back in 2009. It was the Palm Pre, one of the most forward-looking phones ever released. Today, smartphones with wireless charging are more common then ever, and […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Nokia 8 Sirocco Review

June 25, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Believe it or not, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is at the top of the company’s lineup at the moment, complete with a high-res display, a fast chipset, a dual camera, and plenty of storage. It is, however, also the company’s […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung has just patented a new bezel-less design construction method

June 21, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Just a few days ago it was revealed Huawei had been granted a patent related to a design process that would allow the creation of future smartphones with no side bezels. Interestingly, however, it appears Samsung has been working on […]