A new surveillance feature on the Uber app now tracks your location - or, more precisely, your device's location - up to 5 minutes after your ride is over and the driver closes the trip and you close the...
Every iPhone owner I know is a veteran battery-watcher. In fact, some of them are addicted to checking their device's remaining battery power - every few minutes, in some cases. If you own an iPhone, you're likely to be...
At Amazon Web Services' re:invent conference in Las Vegas this November, one of the show-stoppers was a big white 18-wheel trailer truck. Its purpose: to carry exabytes of data back and forth from the customer to AWS for upload...
Microsoft this week announced that starting Monday, December 5, 2016, the company will offer 12 days of Microsoft deals offered at local Microsoft Stores, and if you want to grab any of the deals online you can head over...
As part of a larger ongoing effort to eliminate plugin-based content from Google Chrome, the browser is now defaulting to HTML5 for most websites. The death bell has been rung for Flash content and other types of plugin-based web content,...
"People who are serious about software make their own hardware”.- Steve Jobs That statement is true on several levels. Writing a piece of code is one thing, but the performance of that software is going to be directly dependent on...
A recent report in Việt Nam Talk shows that the number of malware attacks in the first half of 2016 had quadrupled over the previous year. According to a report from VNCERT -Việt Nam Computer Emergency Response Center - there were...
Robby Payne of Chrome Unboxed seems convinced that Google will drop Android 7.1 Nougat to Chromebooks, possibly as a build for Chrome OS version 55 that's coming out next week. Of course, at this point, we don't know exactly when that might...
The Windows 10 Creators Update slated for Spring 2017 has seen quite a few preview versions, but most articles covering them (including ours, unfortunately) focus on aspects for regular users, such as 3D and so on. But the Windows...
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has outdone itself with the Xiaomi Mi Mix that was launched last month in a surprise announcement. The "Chinese Apple" smartphone company has managed to create a truly stunning effect with a full ceramic body and...
Until Google Assistant on Google Pixel and Google Home came along, Apple Siri was pretty much considered the king...sorry, queen of smartphone assistants. Now that we've had a chance to test out Google Assistant, some very interesting differences have...
A few days ago, Amazon announced that it would bring in several hundred commands for its Amazon Echo device's voice assistant, Alexa, through a new library addition to the Alexa Skills Kit.Until now, Alexa has been able to act on...
Some weeks ago the Federal Communications Commission initiated an investigation into AT&T's offer to exempt DirecTV subscribers from its internet data cap. Today, the FCC's initial findings show that the company's Sponsored Data program is, in fact, a violation of...
Apple has just made iOS 10.2 beta 5 available for both developers and public testers, so if you're on the Beta Program, you should be able to see the update for your device.We already know the key features on iOS...
IBM Cloud seems to be on a roll acquiring cloud customers, its latest client acquisition being American Airlines, which inked a deal with the tech major to host some of its enterprise applications on IBM's cloud infrastructure, as well...
Microsoft HoloLens is expensive. Period. At $3000 for the Development Edition and $5000 for the Commercial Edition, it sits pretty high up above its poorer cousins in the virtual reality world. You can buy Facebook’s Oculus Rift VR headset...
Lenovo's Moto Z is a favorite of Lenovo lovers and Moto maniacs all over the world, and one of the reasons is Moto Mods. The Moto Z is one of the first smartphones to allow attachable modules for added...
Over a month ago we did a piece on how Apple found several fake products on Amazon.com that were being sold under its branding. That might have been a case of a single seller being caught in the line of...
GM is in a fix because of California. The California Air Resources Board requires that car makers sell a set percentage of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) if they want to sell their other products in the state, and this will...
The new iPad that is supposed to come out during the first quarter of 2017 is expected to have several features that will also be incorporated into the 2017 iPhone, according to Mac Otakara.Several reports have cited the source as...