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Science & Technology | Tech

Apple updates Apple TV Remote, revamps Workflow as Shortcuts for iOS 12 | VentureBeat

Coinciding with iOS 12's release today, new versions of Apple TV Remote and Shortcuts are out, and other updates can be expected throughout the day.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Weird new Pokémon with a nut for a head is a big mystery in 'Pokémon Go'

Something new is happening in Pokémon Go. A mysterious critter has appeared in the game, and it's something Pokémon fans have never seen before. It was first discovered when a programming-savvy fan found an image and a reference to "Pokémon 891" in the game's code.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's big bet on the future of USB is increasingly looking like a rare misfire (AAPL)

Apple's newest MacBook Pro laptops got rid of the separate ports for charging and accessories, and instead whittled it down to two USB-C ports. Ultimately, it's hard to take Apple's big bet on USB-C seriously when not even its own iPhones come with a USB

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is back down to its lowest price since Prime Day – BGR

The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote was one of Amazon's best-selling products this past Prime Day, but that obviously goes without saying. Why? Because the Fire TV Stick is one of Amazon's best-selling devices during any sale.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mewtwo's Mass Release and the Meta | Pokemon GO GamePress

Pokemon GO Database, News, Strategy, and Community for the Pokemon GO Player.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

S2 Cells: A Foundation of Pokemon GO Design | Pokemon GO GamePress

Pokemon GO Database, News, Strategy, and Community for the Pokemon GO Player.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon just revealed its plan for total smart home domination

Amazon is putting Alexa in microwaves, wall clocks, and much, much more.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Here's how to Safely Clean Your iPhone's Charging Port | Digital Trends

If you are suddenly unable to charge your iPhone, your charging port may be dirty or blocked. Here's how to clean your iPhone's charging port using the most effective methods, while avoiding any accidental damage. Using compressed air or a wooden toothpic

Gaming | Video Games

People Are Already Hacking the Nintendo Switch Online NES Emulator | Digital Trends

Players have already managed to hack the NES emulator included with the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service, allowing them to load the system up with additional ROMs of classic games. Only 20 games are officially supported, though more will be add

Science & Technology | Technology

There’s no going back now: YouTube fully commits to vertical video with new ad format

YouTube's new vertical video ad format signals a shift in the video giant's view of the vertical video format.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

How to Downgrade Your iPhone or iPad From iOS 12 to iOS 11.4 | Digital Trends

Apple's iOS 12 may be the latest and greatest version of the mobile operating system, but perhaps it's not right for you now. If that's the case, thankfully there are some ways to go back to iOS 11.4. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to downgrade

Science & Technology | Technology

Useful iOS 12 Tips and Tricks | Digital Trends

Apple's iOS 12 mobile operating system introduces a ton of new features, with more options to help boost productivity on your iPhone. But updating to a new operating system can be overwhelming, and we're here to make the adjustment far easier with some us

Science & Technology | Technology

iPhone XS Review 2018: 5 Reasons You Need the iPhone Xs and Xs Max

The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are here with bigger displays, stainless steel frames with an optional gold finish, a faster processor, and louder stereo speakers. See if they're worth the upgrade.

Science & Technology | Tech

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 12 That You Couldn't Do Before

Happy iOS 12 day, everybody—after being announced back in June, the final version of Apple’s mobile OS gets pushed out to eager iPhone and iPad users across the world today. You’ll need an iPhone 5C or newer or a 2013 iPad or newer (anything that co

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's iPhone Xr is an 'affordable' iPhone X

We more or less knew that Apple was going to unveil the iPhone Xs and Xs Max today, but few of us were expecting the iPhone Xr. Apple wants to reach as many peo...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X: What difference does a year make?

News, email and search are just the beginning. Discover more every day. Find your yodel.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Taking cue from bats, Tel Aviv team creates robot that navigates via echoes | The Times of Israel

Development shows 'great potential' for the use of sound in future robots; animals said to 'routinely solve problems that engineers find very difficult'

Entertainment | Entertainment

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: They can educate, inform, and inspire. With that in mind we’ve put together a list of our favorite apps th

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Dozens of iPhone Apps 'Constantly' Sending Location Data to Data Monetization Firms

Dozens of popular iPhone apps are sharing the location data of millions of mobile devices with third-party data monetization firms, according to a...

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The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away | TechCrunch

Quantum computing has moved out of the realm of theoretical physics and into the real world, but its potential and promise are still years away. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, a powerhouse in the world of quantum research and a young upstart in the fie

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Chrome’s new design brings fresh problems for Google to fix

Even though Google gave Chrome a makeover with an entirely new look, a number of users would like the option to revert back to an older build of the browser for more stability. Chrome's new design also brought new problems, and many users are reporti

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Analytics Tools to Supercharge Your Marketing Strategy

Fortunately, in today's digital age, it's easier than ever to analyze your data for the goals you set. Here's where to start.

Science & Technology | Technology

10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook will say that it was "too slow" to act on Russian interference, The FCC boss who repealed net neutrality says Google, Facebook and Twitter might need "transparency obligations," and Google posted its testimony for the congressional hearing today,

Science & Technology | Tech

How Google Thinks: SEO Done The Right Way

If there was one SEO factor that summed it up, then it would be to design not for a search algorithm but for a person.

Science & Technology | Tech

Alexa voice control is coming to Toshiba televisions | VentureBeat

Starting next year, many of Toshiba’s OLED, 4K, and Full HD Smart Range televisions will respond to Alexa voice control, the company announced today. Alexa in Toshiba televisions will be able to do things like change the channel or volume, deliver movie

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter suspends more accounts for 'coordinated manipulation'

Twitter's long been under fire for its approach to bots and extremist accounts, but now it appears to be taking a more proactive stance towards its community gu...

Science & Technology | Social Media

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People - Motherboard

Moderating billions of posts a week in more than a hundred languages has become Facebook’s biggest challenge. Leaked documents and nearly two dozen interviews show how the company hopes to solve it.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple might kill off sophisticated iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop – and I’m glad – BGR

If Apple adds a new key feature to its iPhone lineup and Android vendors don't bother copying it, one can safely call that feature a dud. The only exception I can think of off the top of my head is Apple's Taptic engine that provides enhanced vibration fe

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple reportedly mulls iPhone Xs names, no ‘Plus’ for 2018 models

Apple faces a naming conundrum ahead of the release of its three 2018 iPhones, and is considering tweaking some key branding conventions, including removing the “Plus” name and skipping…

History | History

VR Tech Is Playing A Key Role In Holocaust Education And Awareness | Social Awareness

Israeli initiatives are harnessing advanced technologies to capture the stories of survivors for Holocaust remembrance.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Silver Pinap Berry | Pokemon GO Hub

Silver Pinap Berry in Pokemon GO: stats, effects, how to unlock, where to get, when to use and Silver Pinap vs other Pokemon GO berries comparison chart

Science & Technology | Technology

The place where 1980s computers still rule

The Totally 80s Rewind exhibit in Seattle's Living Computers: Museum + Labs takes visitors back to the 1980s, the decade of the home computer revolution.

Science & Technology | TECH

How doorbell cameras are creating dilemmas for police, neighborhoods

Police departments want to know about crimes, suspicious activities caught on home security cameras before homeowners post videos on social media.

Gaming | Gaming

Grab A Major PC Game For Free On Steam Right Now

For Honor: Starter Edition is free to keep right now on Steam.

Gaming | Video Games

PlayStation 5 news and rumors: Everything you need to know

Recent rumors suggest the launch of the PlayStation 5 is closer than you might expect. Predictions range from 2018 to 2021, and some reports are already making definitive claims about the hardware.

Science & Technology | Technology

The first 7 Alexa skills you should enable - CNET

The ever-growing world of Alexa skills can be daunting. Here are the seven you should give a go first.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

7 awkward situations people didn't have to worry about 30 years ago

Awkward moments are a given if you're a human being who works, dates, and has friends. But some of the most awkward situations possible have to do with digital technology and would have been unimaginable to previous generations.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Be a Better Programmer with these 40 Mathematics Courses

But why we are so scared of Mathematics? Simply It’s because of our high school teaching systems and very less resource to learn from in our early ages. I saw many of friends didn’t understand and…

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

How Conservationists Are Using AI And Big Data To Aid Wildlife

Give Jason Holmberg 10,000 zebra photos and he’ll find the specific individual zebra you’re looking for, no problem. "It could take two minutes,"

Science & Technology | Tech

How to turn off Google's location tracking | Technology

Turning off location history won’t hide where you are when you use search, Maps or weather. Here’s how to stop being tracked

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA wants you to build your own Mars rover - CNET

The Jet Propulsion Lab's DIY Curiosity rover costs billions less than the real thing.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Eevee Community Day Guide 2018 | Pokemon GO Hub

Shiny Eevee Pokemon GO, Last Resort, Eevee 100% IV chart, search query, pro event tips, perfect Eevee CP 899, Eevee August Community Day 2018 event guide

Gaming | Video Games

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ bundle includes a GameCube controller

Nintendo has been dribbling out more info on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ahead of its release this December. Aside from new characters, the company announced --...

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go: August Community Day Takes Place This Weekend, Here Are All The Details

Pokemon Go's next Community Day is right around the corner; here's when it starts and what special move this month's featured Pokemon, Eevee, will be able to learn.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Swipe right for home: Israeli startup brings finger-motion tech to car commands

Jerusalem-based Inpris's technology allows drivers to control music, phone calls, messaging, and navigation without taking eyes off road

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Technology Has Driven Us Into a Cognition Crisis. Is There Anything We Can Do About It? | Thrive Global

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who’s spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation’s cognition crisis.

Science & Technology | Technology

Samsung just accidentally posted a video to YouTube that reveals more details about the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung just accidentally leaked details about the Galaxy Note 9, less than a week before it's set to unveil the new phone. Samsung New Zealand uploaded an intro video of the phone to its YouTube page, revealing details about both the phone's d

Science & Technology | Tech

How 15 Tech Companies, Sites and Gadgets Got Their Names

Study up on the origins of this tech giants.

Business & Finance | Business

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's Parents Could Be Worth Millions | Money

In 1995, Jackie and Mike Bezos invested in their son Jeff Bezos's e-commerce company. The parents of the Amazon CEO could be worth millions.

Science & Technology | Tech

The robot controlled by your thoughts

How you can correct the mistakes of robots using only brain and muscle signals.

Science & Technology | Tech News

How a Bunch of Lava Lamps Protect Us From Hackers

Inside Cloudflare's San Francisco office, 100 units of Edward Craven Walker’s groovy hardware help guard the internet.

Science & Technology | Technology

Meet the $27 pen that lets you draw physical objects in midair – BGR

Whether or not you have a single artistic bone in your body, we guarantee that you will have an absolute blast with the Canbor 3D Printing Pen. This awesome contraption 3D prints the same type of plastic that a conventional 3D printer does.

Science & Technology | Social Media

LinkedIn adds support for sending voice messages – a feature nobody was asking for | 9to5Mac

LinkedIn today announced a new feature for its Messaging platform that seemingly nobody asked for. In a blog post, the company revealed that you can now record and send voice messages up to one-min…

Business & Finance | Business

59 Percent Of You Will Share This Article Without Even Reading It

A recent study found that 59 percent of all links shared on social networks aren't actually clicked on at all, implying that people are sharing articles without ever getting past the headlines.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Lucky Pokémon - how to increase your chances of getting Lucky Pokémon • Eurogamer.net

Pokémon Go Lucky Pokémon is another type of Pokémon to look out for - joining Shinies and Forms such as Alolan Pokémon. While the aforementioned types…

Science & Technology | Tech

Update Your iPhones And Androids Now If You Don't Want Your Bluetooth Hacked

Apple has patched, though it's unclear if all Android devices are secure. Windows, meanwhile, is still vulnerable to older Bluetooth attacks.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook’s ‘Watch Party’ rolls out to all, letting Groups watch videos together

For the past few months, Facebook has been testing something it calls “Watch Party”. It’s a feature that would let Facebook Groups host shared video streaming sessions, with everyone in the group being able to see/comment on the same vid

Travel | Travel

7 Fantastic Strategies to Boost Your Hotel Revenue Management

An effective hotel revenue management strategy is a must today. Through integrated hotel revenue management software hoteliers can increase their profits.

Travel | Travel

5 Key Benefits of Having Central Reservation System

It is impossible to run a hotel successfully without selling rooms. The more, the better. Speaking of that, a central reservation system can really exceed your expectations.

Travel | Travel

How to Deal with Overbooking, Underbooking and Double-Booking

Distribute your hotel’s inventory on the best channels to increase revenue. Though the overbooking is an old revenue management strategy, it may risk your hotel’s reputation. That’s where the channel manager comes in. You can easily manage rates and

Travel | Travel

Five Trendy Purposes of Modern Hostel Management Software

Wondering how to manage your hostel better? Learn more about the benefits of cloud-based hostel software. Let's mention some of them only: You can run your business from any device, any time. A comprehensive hostel management system is also designed to ma

Travel | Travel

How to Create the Ultimate Guest Experience

Creating a memorable guest experience is the key to boosting loyalty and increasing hotel revenue. See how to improve your guest engagement with a modern cloud-based PMS solution and pre-arrival emails. Be ahead of your competition and learn how to delive

Travel | Travel

The Benefits of Online Booking Systems

See all the benefits of an online booking system. All-in-one cloud-based hotel software to manage your business in real time. Learn how to increase your direct bookings and customise travel packages. Give your guests an effortless and easy-to-use online b

Science & Technology | Technology

Defying Reality: The oncoming train of virtual reality adventure | VentureBeat

The following is an excerpt from Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution by David M. Ewalt.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's HomePod will reportedly be able to make calls soon

Apple is believed to be adding some notable features to its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, including the ability to make and receive phone calls.

Science & Technology | Technology

What you need to know about your browser's digital fingerprints

Your browser has a fingerprint. It’s not as obvious as the real ones on your fingertips, but it exists nonetheless.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

'Pokémon Go' cheaters now get three strikes before a ban

In a post today, Niantic provided details on its new three-strike discipline policy for Pokémon Go players. In most cases, players found to be cheating w...

Science & Technology | Tech

Aston Martin reveals flying car that could hit 200 mph | Fox Business

The British sports car maker introduced the Volante Vision Concept at the Farnborough Airshow.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Suddenly 'Confirms' Three Radical New iPhones

Apple has suddenly confirmed its most exciting new iPhones in years...

Science & Technology | Technology

Best soundbars of 2018: Reviews and buying advice | TechHive

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

Science & Technology | Tech

These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for

These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for. The incredible audio quality is available for less than $45.

Science & Technology | Tech

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

This collection of lesser-known macOS settings will let you customize and enhance your computing experience on any Mac desktop or laptop.

Science & Technology | Tech

An iPhone survived 48 hours in the ocean and retained most of its battery

An iPhone 7 went for a dive, and lived a full 2 days to tell the tale. In what may be the most impressive story about a waterproof case, a scuba diver found a very rare form of marine memorabilia when she saw an odd light come from the seabed. The iPhone

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple stops selling last worthwhile MacBook Pro | 9to5Mac

In the wake of the new 13-inch and 15-inch Touch Bar models today, Apple has stopped selling the much-beloved 2015 MacBook Pro. For people who despised butterfly keys, or mourned the lack of legacy…

Science & Technology | Social Media

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers

Some popular figures — including Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Ashton Kutcher — lost a million or more in the crackdown.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as di

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Here Are All The Secret Leaked Pokémon That Are Coming To 'Pokémon GO'

A huge number of secret Pokemon have been found in the files of Pokemon GO. You can check most of them out now, but when are they coming to the game itself?

Science & Technology | Technology

How to become a developer: A cheat sheet - TechRepublic

If you are interested in pursuing a career in development and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide for salaries, skills, and the best programming languages to learn.

Science & Technology | Technology

Most anticipated tech products of 2018 (and beyond)

New iPhones and Pixels, a new Nintendo Switch service and lots more are coming this year (and next).

Science & Technology | Tech

Low on Gas? You Can Now Get It Delivered to You | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Visual Arts | Photography

16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex spot with a long hike in the mountain to get there.

Business & Finance | Business

3 Marketing Mistakes That Kill Tech Startups

You'll never reach unicorn status if you make one of these mistakes.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli technology providing vital communications link to cave-trapped Thai boys

Maxtech Networks system has linked a 'daisy-chain' of radio devices through twisting, water-submerged cavern, giving youths voice, data, and video connection to the outside world

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox One’s July update includes a clever new FastStart feature for game downloads

FastStart will download the important parts of games first so you can launch them quicker

Business & Finance | Business

How to use Whatsapp as a Business Tool: 3 Easy Tips

Whether you own a restaurant or a toy store, WhatsApp can be your best business buddy.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta | 9to5Mac

TechCrunch has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those Apple …

Science & Technology | Tech

Segway announces its motorized, self-balancing e-skates

The skates use Segway’s gyroscopic balancing technology that’s been found in the Human Transporter since 2002. It allows each skate to feature just one wheel rather than the set of four found on traditional roller skates.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

'Pokémon GO' Is More Popular Than It's Been At Any Point Since Launch In 2016

Well, I finally have a definitive answer to the question I often get asked about Pokémon GO, “People still play that game?" Yes, yes they do.

Family & Parenting | Kids

First-Of-Its-Kind 'Play Disney Parks' Mobile App Debuts This Week at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort | Ma

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests can explore the Disney theme parks like never before with the Play Disney Parks mobile app, a transfor...

Science & Technology | Technology

Why Apple May Be Lowering iPhone Prices This Year

Apple's new iPhones may come at lower prices than last year's larger screen models.

Science & Technology | Technology

How to control your app permissions

Apps often have access to private information like your contacts and even your location. Here's how to check and limit what they can do on your phone.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple to Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

Apple Inc. is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

8 Israeli startups make World Economic Forum tech pioneers list

After the US, Israel has most companies on the list of 61; Watergen, Innoviz, Aqua Security among the Israeli firms named

News | News

Israeli Startup Wins Global Counter-Terror Tech Challenge

CardioScale, a Ganei Tikva company founded in 2012, took first place at the 2018 Combating Terrorism Technology Startup Challenge organized by the American and Israeli defense departments.

News | Fake News

Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts new technology for fighting fake news | TechCrunch

Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat the scourge of fake news on its social network. The company, which was found to be compromised by Russian trolls whose disinformation campa

Science & Technology | TECH

Why Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charger Is Taking So Long to Make

When Apple Inc. introduced AirPods earbuds in 2016, chief designer Jony Ive hailed the beginning of a new "wireless future." The company’s devices would connect and charge without fiddly white cords and unsightly plugs and sockets.

Science & Technology | Tech

Facebook launches Workplace for Good, a free version of its enterprise product for non-profits | TechCrunch

Workplace is making a push into the non-profit segment. Today the enterprise communications app from Facebook — which competes against the likes of Slack, Hipchat, and Microsoft’s Teams — is launching a new tier of the product called Workplace for

Science & Technology | Technology

The End Of Dyslexia

Innovations in brain research and AI-fueled technologies could level the playing field for those with language-based learning disabilities.

Gaming | Video Games

Vintage video game collectors are paying up big time

For some gamers, the latest and greatest titles aren't worth waiting for. Instead, they're hunting through garage sales, flea markets, eBay and speciality stores for games that came out 20 years ago. And they're willing to pay top dollar.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals your location

Don't look now, but your Google Home speaker or Chromecast could give away your whereabouts... for a little while, that is. Google has promised a fix for an aut...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple 2018 iPhones: Cheaper LCD-based models to outsell OLED flagships

A report says two OLED-based iPhones are expected this year, but the lone, less-expensive LCD will win more buyers.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: OrCam's Revolutionary Tech Opens A Whole New World For The Visually Impaired

The Israeli company's portable MyEye 2.0 is seen as a game-changer for the blind and partially sighted, and it's the size of a USB flash drive.

Science & Technology | Tech

Elon Musk is serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster, the option will replace the back seats | Electrek

Elon Musk has confirmed that he is completely serious about adding thrusters to the new Tesla Roadster and he added that the optional package will replace the mysterious back seats that the upcomin…

History | History

D-Day: How technology helped win the Normandy invasion and World War II - The Washington Post

The brave troops who stormed the beaches in France had a secret weapon: brilliantly designed boats that made the attack possible.

Science & Technology | Technology

Live Listen feature coming to AirPods in iOS 12

In iOS 12, AirPods are gaining the Live Listen feature found in hearing aids certified through Apple's Made for iPhone hearing aid program.

Science & Technology | Technology

Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018

The first day of Apple’s annual WWDC 2018 developer conference came and went, with myriad features, tools, and tidbits announced to the world. From iOS and augmented reality to tech addiction…

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers power tiny medical implant from over 100 feet away

Researchers at MIT are working on tiny implantable devices that can communicate and be powered wirelessly. In the future, they could be used to deliver drugs, t...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple releases iOS 11.4 for iPhone and iPad with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud support

Ahead of the unveiling of Apple's future plans for iOS at WWDC, the company has released iOS 11.4 to the public, including support for its ClassKit framework for educational apps, support for AirPlay 2, and the long-overdue addition of Messages in iCloud.

Science & Technology | Technology

iOS 12 'doubles down' on performance for iPhone and iPad

Apple has debuted iOS 12, bringing better performance to older devices, augmented reality, and more to iPhones and iPads later in the year.

Science & Technology | Technology

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on what Messages in iCloud can do, how it works, and where it has limitations.

Gaming | Gaming

Xbox One may work with Alexa and Google Assistant

You can already use Cortana if you want to command an Xbox One with your voice, but that's not very practical now that Kinect is no longer an option for the con...

Science & Technology | Technology

Roblox tricks kids into coding with 'Jurassic Park'

Roblox is something of a mix between a game and a development platform. It allows users to play games developed by other people, as well as create their own gam...

Science & Technology | Technology

This Could Be The End Of The Smartphone ‘Notch’

The race to build a smartphone that has an uninterrupted, edge-to-edge screen may soon be ending.

Science & Technology | Technology

Why unlocking your door with Amazon’s Alexa may never be completely safe

Amazon users can unlock their doors by saying “Alexa, unlock door” and verbally entering a pin code. Unfortunately, the system can be easily circumvented.

Sports | Paddle craft other than SUP

FUGOO GO Bluetooth Speaker: Get Out and Go | PaddleXaminer

The FUGOO GO was designed ...Waterproof and rugged with 360º audio, a built in bungee style mounting cord and 10 hours of battery life. I tested the FUGOO GO out paddling a friend’s OC-1 and the sound quality is so good it’s ridiculous!

Science & Technology | Tech

Uber adds a 911 'panic button' to its US app

Uber today pushed out a special option within its app that allows US users to contact emergency dispatchers immediately, potentially sharing their location as well. According to The Verge, the “panic button” has been added to the safety center menu o

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation

A report says a couple's Echo speaker recorded their conversation and sent to to someone in their address book.

Science & Technology | Technology

1Password rolls out its biggest Mac update in years

AgileBits has finally released 1Password 7 for Mac, and it's the password manager's first major upgrade for the platform in years. The developer has made sure i...

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

iOS 12 Wishlist: Features MacRumors Readers Hope to See in the Next Version of iOS - Mac Rumors

Apple plans to introduce the next-generation version of iOS, iOS 12, on June 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Rumors have suggested this is...

Science & Technology | Technology

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year, Facebook sent a team to

Science & Technology | Tech News

Uber lets you rate mid-ride before you forget feedback

“Last year was pretty hard, I’m not gonna lie,” says Peter Deng, Uber’s head of rider experience. But as part of new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s push to rebrand Uber around safety, Deng says, “we’ve seen the company

Science & Technology | Tech

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

Researchers can now send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant.

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple is removing apps that share your location data without consent

Apple has recently started removing apps from the App Store for violating the Terms of Service — or, more specifically, the rule against sharing location data with third parties without the consent of the app users. According to 9to5Mac, several app dev

Science & Technology | Tech

This Social Media App Is the New Instagram for Audio (and Yes, Audio Influencers Are About to Become a Thing)

The newest social media craze is driven by audio: Here's what you need to know about HearMeOut, and why you may want to add it to your marketing toolkit.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA Nuclear Reactor Could Enable 'Unprecedented Exploration' of Space

Researchers announced Wednesday that a prototype of a nuclear reactor device just passed a lengthy experiment with flying colors. Kilopower is safe enough to work in space, and the reactor could enable "unprecedented exploration" of the moon, Ma

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything Facebook launched at F8 and Why | TechCrunch

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here.  1. FaceDate Facebook is launching a dating feature wh

Science & Technology | Technology

Here’s our breakdown of every Apple Watch model, finish, and band available now

Thinking about springing for an Apple Watch but don't know which one is right for your individual needs and situation? We compare all the options to help you figure out which is the right model, finish, and band for you.

Science & Technology | Technology

Silicon Valley Wants to Cash In on Fasting

Several startups are working to commercialize the tech world’s latest health craze.

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Google Rolls Out Gmail Redesign for Web Browsers, Featuring Email Snoozing, Confidential Mode, and More

Google launched its redesigned Gmail web interface today, introducing several new features including some the company trialed in its Inbox for Gmail...