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Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges

Microsoft's dreams of dual-screen devices aren't disappearing any time soon. A recent patent filing from the company details a clamshell device concept whose hinge is fil...

Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges

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Microsoft wants more durable hinges to stop laptops from breaking A new patent has been published which suggests that Microsoft is looking into ways to make the hinge in future Surface devices more durable – while making those devices ever thinner.The patent, called “high strength hinge mechanism”, was spotted by Windows Latest, and shows how ...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface device may use liquid-powered hinges Rumors and patent leaks related to Microsoft’s still fabled foldable, dual-screen Surface device have been swirling around since 2018, with one even hinting at a 2020 release of a foldable Microsoft Surface with Android app compatibility. And yet such an actual device still has to be announce...
01:34, 09/15/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo showed a prototype dual-screen PC. All the major p...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting-edge tech. Now a newly published patent teases another folding gadget on the way from Microsoft.On the back of rumors earlier this week predicting the...
01:51, 06/30/2019

Foldable Microsoft Surface with Android app compatibility rumored for 2020 Rumors of a foldable Microsoft Surface product have been circulating for well over a year now, but the latest leak offers up more possible details than ever before.Speaking with Forbes, British analytics outfit IHS Markit claimed that a smaller foldable Surface device would arrive in the first half ...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Microsoft to launch a foldable Surface tablet with native Android app support Long before the Galaxy Fold was unveiled, we kept hearing rumors that Microsoft was working on a foldable device of its own, a pocketable Surface Phone-like gadget that would run a special version of Windows 10. More recently, we heard that Microsoft has shown off a dual-screen Surface device behind...
18:17, 06/24/2019

Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface may have tech that could improve foldable phones Microsoft is widely expected to unveil a few brand-new Surface models in early October in addition to the successors to the Surface Pro and Laptop lines. The company will introduce its first Surface devices packing AMD and ARM processors, as well as the Lite version of Windows 10 that should work on...
02:18, 09/17/2019

Microsoft patent points to a foldable device with nifty multi-function buttons Another Microsoft patent has shown up pertaining to a foldable device, and how such a piece of hardware might have clever multi-function buttons to improve the overall user experience.The recently published patent spotted by Windows Latest relates to ‘orientation specific control’, or ...
16:17, 07/23/2019

Microsoft to announce new Surface devices on October 2 It’s that time of year again: Microsoft has new Surface devices to announce. The company today sent out invites for its next big event, taking place in New York on October 2. An image of a Windows logo being etched onto metal makes it pretty clear the company is planning to announce new Surface hard...
03:34, 08/28/2019

Microsoft: Russian hackers are using IoT devices to infiltrate networks A state-sponsored Russian hacking group has been taking advantage of Internet of Things devices' poor security measures to infiltrate corporate networks, according to Microsoft. The company has revealed that researchers from Microsoft's Threat Intell......
22:00, 08/06/2019

Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices Microsoft today warned that Russian government hackers have been using video decoders, printers, and internet of things devices to breach computer networks. In a blog post, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center wrote that the “devices became points of ingress from which the actor established a pr...
05:34, 08/06/2019

Microsoft’s October Surface event will feature never-before-seen devices September and October aren’t just about new smartphones, although many vendors do concentrate their holiday product releases on these two months of the year. The latest iPhone, Pixel, OnePlus and Huawei flagships are unveiled and launched within weeks of each other, as the shopping season appr...
16:34, 09/13/2019

The Morning After: Some Microsoft Surface devices are being severely throttled Hey, good morning! Welcome to Friday, you heroes. This morning, we're confused by Amazon's fulfillment center ambassadors (parody? terribly programmed bots? neither?), detailing the battle to make smart homes less of a chore and excited about the r......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Microsoft could make AMD-powered Surface devices after falling out with Intel A new report suggests that Microsoft could be considering moving from Intel to AMD to power its next lineup of Surface device after apparently becoming increasingly disappointed by Intel’s products.This move would be a major blow for Intel – and a big win for its competitor AMD. For th...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks Enlarge / A script used to maintain network persistence. (credit: Microsoft) Hackers working for the Russian government have been using printers, video decoders, and other so-called Internet-of-things devices as a beachhead to penetrate targeted computer networks, Microsoft officials warned on Mon...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Foldable phones: all the rumored and confirmed foldable handsets Update: Google has confirmed it's working on a foldable prototype, but it doesn't currently seem like we'll be seeing an official folding Pixel in the near future.Foldable phones are the big new smartphone trend of 2019 (aside from 5G phones, of course, though some will be both). In f...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Europe's Recovery Hinges on Fiscal Policy Will Germany, the lynchpin of the eurozone economy, take the lead with fiscal stimulus by raising spending and cutting taxes to bolster Europe's recovery?...
21:17, 06/26/2019

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehicles in the UK. After the recent closure of two ...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Fiat Chrysler's Growth Hinges On Jeep Expansion The Italian-American auto maker is planning to expand further its top-selling Jeep brand as a way to offset an industrywide slowdown in the world’s largest auto markets....
06:17, 08/05/2019

CMA audit overhaul hinges on Grant Thornton verdict Regulators' plans to overhaul Britain's audit sector risk unravelling before they get under way after the sixth-biggest accountant told rivals it might not re-enter the market....
13:34, 05/03/2019

Emery’s first season hinges on Europa League – and yet Sarri needs it more "A familiar opponent in the most unlikely of destinations. How Unai Emery’s first year at Arsenal is rated now hinges wholly on a Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku, writes Michael Hincks from the Mestalla."...
09:51, 05/10/2019

Edward Snowden says U.S. return hinges on fair trial Edward Snowden said Monday he wants to return to the United States from Russia, but only if he gets a fair trial, which the government has not agreed to....
23:51, 09/16/2019

T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets The long-awaited merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is being held up by continued negotiations over how their divested assets will be handled by Dish Network.Read More...
22:51, 07/11/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
21:51, 06/26/2019

New government for Spain hinges on late deal by left rivals The clock is ticking for Spain’s caretaker prime minister to win the backing of his left-wing rivals that he needs to keep his Socialist party in power...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
13:34, 06/26/2019

America's economic future hinges on this overlooked educational skill Teaching entrepreneurship is key for our nation's economic future. STEEM (science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, and mathematics) is the academic ecosystem our nation needs to remain globally competitive....
21:00, 08/06/2019

‘French’s or Gulden’s’: Ballot in Queens DA race hinges on yellow stain Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán couldn’t cut the mustard Tuesday in her effort to invalidate ballots cast against Borough President Melinda Katz. Jerry Goldfeder, the lawyer for public defender Cabán , in attempting to dispute votes in the tight Democratic primary race that sa...
07:34, 08/07/2019

For Redskins’ retooled secondary, success hinges on a combination of talent and disguise Washington's secondary rarely disguised coverages last year. With a new coach and several talented new players, the unit has high hopes for its ability to frustrate opposing quarterbacks....
17:00, 08/17/2019

If my Chelsea future hinges on winning final, sack me now, says Maurizio Sarri • Sarri expects talks with Chelsea after Europa League final• Manager linked with Serie A return but ‘happy’ at clubMaurizio Sarri would rather be sacked immediately than have his future at Chelsea hinge upon the result of next Wednesday’s Europa League final, with the Italian under the impression h...
17:17, 05/22/2019

FCA-Renault deal revival hinges on Nissan backing, French role Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley may have met with Renault executives in Paris to begin new talks over a merger between the two automakers, an Italian newspaper reported. Reviving the deal depends on winning the support of Nissan and the French government....
22:17, 06/16/2019

Maurizio Sarri: 'Sack me now if my Chelsea future hinges on winning the Europa League' – video Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said he would rather be sacked immediately than have his future at Chelsea hinge upon the result of the Europa League final. The head coach, who is 10 months into a two-year contract, was asked whether his future depends on winning the final. 'You cannot ... 10 months ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Neymar to Barcelona: Transfer hinges on Barca talks as Real Madrid withdraw from race Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo says Neymar's move to Barcelona could still go through ahead of the European transfer deadline on Monday....
13:17, 08/31/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
23:51, 06/07/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
08:00, 05/12/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
02:00, 05/08/2019

World Series Of Poker Lawsuit Hinges On $152,500 And Poker's Backroom Deals 21-year-old Nick Marchington made a dream run at poker’s biggest event last month, eventually busting out on night one of the final table, cashing a cool $1,525,000 in the process. That’s when his problems began, however. According to poker website Pocket Fives, the seventh-place finisher in the 201...
01:51, 08/04/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Our foldable future is running a little late, and that's OK From the moment it was first teased last year, Samsung's Galaxy Fold convinced many that foldable phones were the next frontier to conquer. To no one's surprise, it wasn't long before competitors announced foldable plans of their own, feeding a cycle......
19:51, 07/04/2019

5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems TechRepublic's Karen Roby and CNET's Jessica Dolcourt discuss the current and future state of the smartphone industry and the much-anticipated benefits of 5G....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Lenovo reveals the world’s first foldable PC At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo showed off the “world’s first foldable PC,” which will be part of the company’s flagship ThinkPad X1 series, aimed at businesses, and is expected to launch in 2020.While foldable smartphones have been grabbing a lot of headlines recently (and in...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Upscaled: How do you build a foldable screen? In our show Upscaled we try and dig into the science and engineering behind our favorite bits of tech. In this episode, we're taking a close look at foldable OLEDs. Despite Samsung's Galaxy Fold being delayed, the Huawei Mate X is expected with......
12:17, 05/18/2019

Are foldable phones dead on arrival now? This year was supposed to be a paradigm-shifting one, where we go from the plebeian flat and rigid phone screens to getting a taste of the future where we will fold and roll and unfurl like the benevolent video-guzzlers we are. The first future-fetchers, however, turned out to be... how to euphemise...
15:51, 05/30/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed to Microsoft Defender ATP, with t...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Lenovo is working on a ThinkPad with a foldable display Sure, foldable phones are intriguing, but have you considered foldable laptops? Lenovo has clearly been thinking about the concept for awhile, and today, it's ready to unveil an early preview of its latest experimental efforts. At its Accelerat......
08:51, 05/14/2019

The Morning After: Lenovo's foldable-screen laptop Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we're checking out the latest update in Walmart vs. Amazon, and Lenovo's bright new idea for a laptop is going to feel very familiar....
15:17, 05/14/2019

Oru’s new foldable kayak weighs under 20 lbs and assembles in just 2 minutes California-based kayak maker Oru has built a great brand on the strength of its origami-inspired folding kayaks, and now it’s launching its lightest and most portable model yet with a new Kickstarter project. The Oru Inlet miraculously packs up to the size of a suitcase, weights less than 20 p...
01:00, 08/15/2019

LG imagined the best answer to the Galaxy Note 10, and it’s foldable When the first Galaxy Note launched at IFA 2011, it was quite a head-turner. Samsung wasn’t the first company to manufacture a smartphone with a huge display, but the original Note turned out to be the best concept of its kind. Moreover, the phone had an additional signature feature, the built...
09:00, 09/04/2019

Yes, Google is working on foldable phone prototypes too In interviews leading up to this week's Google I/O event, the head of Google's Pixel division faced questions about foldable devices. Talking to CNET, Mario Quieroz acknowledged "We're definitely prototyping the technology. We've been doing it for a......
03:17, 05/08/2019

Does This Foldable Screen Work? There's a Machine to Test It As device makers like Samsung and others push to bring foldable phones to market, a Japanese company is developing specialized machines to check the quality of the underlying components and materials....
18:00, 05/13/2019

A third Samsung foldable phone could be on the way, according to fresh report It may not have had much luck with the temperamental, faulty Samsung Galaxy Fold, but that isn't stopping Samsung's ambitions in the bendy-phone race. A new report suggests it has not one, but three foldable phones in the works.It's worth taking with a pinch of salt as the source (Dig...
12:34, 07/22/2019

Companies distanced themselves from foldable phone hype at IFA Samsung may finally be ready to launch the Galaxy Fold, but other smartphone makers seem to be collectively experiencing commitment phobia. At IFA 2019, companies like Huawei, LG and TCL cooled their efforts on the foldable flagship race in various d......
19:00, 09/08/2019

New iPad rumor suggests a foldable 5G version is on the way Put this on the more speculative end of the scale for now, but one analyst firm has suggested that Apple is already working on a foldable, 5G-ready iPad to shake up its tablet line-up in the near future.The tip comes courtesy of the Economic Daily News and IHS Markit analyst Jeff Lin, and it's ...
18:34, 07/06/2019

Google just patented a foldable smartphone that's also a book Back before we used smartphones for everything, from reading and writing to art and business, we used an archaic technology called 'a book' – and it looks like Google might have plans to take us back to this dark time, albeit with a high-tech twist.A patent found by LetsGoDigital sh...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Huawei’s foldable phone will ship with Android, despite US ban We’ve had two foldable phone reveals already this year, but you still can’t buy either model in stores. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was recalled for repairs after early reviewers discovered that the foldable screen can be rendered useless with relative ease. Huawei’s Mate X was jus...
04:34, 06/25/2019

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latency (everything’s more responsive), and will ...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Apple Wins Patent for a Foldable Screen Moving ahead with its foldable smartphone ambition, Apple has managed to win a patent for a foldable screen which could be used on iPhones and other devices....
15:51, 05/29/2019

A foldable smartphone that’s better in every way than the Galaxy Fold just leaked For more than a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold, I was warning people that it would end up being a mess. No, I didn’t have any inside track into Samsung’s secret design labs. I’ve just been doing this for a really long time. Samsung’s mobile division is so ...
19:17, 07/26/2019

Apple is looking into building foldable iPhones out of glass Samsung wasted the opportunity to become the first major smartphone vendor to launch a foldable handset, as the Galaxy Fold turned out to have a few design flaws that compromised the screens during regular use. It’s not that Samsung had the best foldable phone design out there, but the Korean ...
03:51, 05/30/2019

Oppo renders remind us that foldable phones are still a 'thing' It's been a long time since we last heard news about foldable phones, either in terms of real handsets or prospective ones in the form of leaks and renders – but some new images have popped up to remind us of this once-exciting form factor.Recently-published renders of a phone from Oppo,...
14:34, 06/10/2019

Foldable phone designs are already bizarre, but this one from Google is the weirdest yet By now, it should be clear that foldable phone design is something close to a Wild West of the handset space. None of the major manufacturers, from Samsung to Huawei, who’ve either trotted out or had their foldable designs leaked so far really know what will stick, if anything, so everyone is ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Lenovo unveils world’s first foldable PC, coming in 2020 At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo previewed "the world's first foldable PC." The laptop will be part of Lenovo's flagship ThinkPad line and will arrive in 2020.Read More...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Apple’s first foldable device could land in 2020, but might not be an iPhone We’re well into August, and the foldable phones that we were promised still aren’t here. The Galaxy Fold turned out to be a huge failure instead of the breakthrough gadget Samsung wanted it to be, and the Mate X was also postponed. The foldable Motorola RAZR is also missing in action, an...
00:34, 08/08/2019

Huawei delayed the Mate X, but it just patented another foldable phone Huawei, the beleaguered Chinese consumer electronics giant that President Trump put on a US blacklist, just pushed back the launch of its much anticipated Mate X foldable phone from this month to September. The company said it wants to spend more time putting the device through rigorous testing, one...
02:34, 06/18/2019

Lenovo unveils the world’s first ‘foldable PC’ and I’m actually kinda excited Foldable phones have been all the rage this year, so we shouldn’t perhaps be surprised that someone would up the ante soon. Lenovo showed off its upcoming foldable PC at its Accelerate conference today. The device will fall under its premium Thinkpad X1 line, and will launch next year. The device wi...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Foldable Motorola Razr V4 images appear to have leaked out via Weibo Of all the rumored and confirmed foldable handsets currently in the works, the Motorola Razr V4 might be the one that has us most intrigued – not only does the purported handset mark the triumphant return of the beloved Razr line, its classic clamshell design is also perfectly suited to that ...
04:34, 04/29/2019

Huawei’s futuristic foldable smartphone gets delayed for a second time The Huawei Mate X uses one big wraparound display made by BOE. [credit: Huawei ] Samsung isn't the only company having trouble launching a foldable smartphone. Samsung's main foldable compe...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Here’s more evidence Dell is working on a laptop with a foldable display Another Dell patent has emerged which indicates that the firm is working on some kind of a laptop with a foldable display, or in this case, a dual-screen affair – concepts which are more or less the same thing, although their implementation is obviously different.In the case of using a pair o...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Samsung's latest foldable display patent is its weirdest yet Foldable smartphones cost a fortune and aren’t widely available yet. According to Google, they also don’t have a clear use case in their current form. But none of this is stopping companies such as Samsung from going all-in with development. Use it as a tablet or fold it up into a rectangular tubeAl...
13:17, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: The foldable Huawei Mate X will have the new Kirin 990 chipset The Huawei Mate X will indeed pack the Kirin 990 chip, TechRadar learned at a Huawei briefing in New York City.Yanmin Wang, president of CEE, Nordic and Canadian Regions of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group, confirmed to TechRadar that the company’s Kirin 990 chip would be coming in the...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Oh no, now the foldable Huawei Mate X is also delayed (by a whopping three months) After several years of steady, impressive growth in the global smartphone market, Huawei is seeing the very survival of its core businesses threatened by political tensions between the US and China. As much as the tech giant would like us to believe Trump's ban will have little to no impact on its s...
15:51, 06/14/2019

Motorola's foldable RAZR appears in supposed leak Images of an unannounced new version of the Motorola RAZR appear to have leaked online. The renders, which first appeared in a post on Weibo and were reuploaded to SlashLeaks, depict a vertically folding screen design. They also show off a wireless c......
23:00, 04/29/2019

Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September If you were thinking about ditching the Galaxy Fold in favor of the Mate X after the former was delayed, think again. Huawei has told CNBC that is also pushing back the release of its folding phone to spend more time testing the hardware. The launch,......
13:51, 06/14/2019

The first Apple foldable could resemble the Samsung Galaxy Fold The foldable phone train is lost on the tracks - after the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s durability problem caused its repeated release delays, and the Huawei Mate X’s future is now as up in the air as Huawei’s itself, we have no clue when folding devices will truly arrive at the statio...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Samsung to Launch Foldable-Screen Phone in September Samsung Electronics will start selling its foldable-screen smartphone by September, following a delayed rollout earlier this year after tech reviewers found structural flaws....
07:00, 07/25/2019

New and improved Samsung foldable device coming in September Samsung will not give up on the Galaxy Fold after the product failed earlier this year -- the company has made several improvements to the foldable screen and plans to launch it in September....
05:51, 07/26/2019

Motorola’s foldable Razr phone will launch by the end of the year A few months ago, it really seemed like 2019 would be the year of the foldable smartphones. Samsung and Huawei had just unveiled the Galaxy Fold and Mate X, and several companies teased their foldable projects. Among them was Lenovo’s Motorola, which revealed that a foldable device of its own ...
13:34, 08/21/2019

Huawei Mate X Foldable Phone Still Being Optimised: Executive Huawei is still optimising the foldable Mate X smartphone and would not make it public without meeting quality requirements, the company's director of consumer business mobile phones He Gang has said....
19:51, 07/29/2019

Samsung's next foldable phone reportedly tucks into a square Samsung still hasn't shipped the Galaxy Fold, but it apparently has a follow-up in the pipeline. Bloomberg sources claim the tech firm is developing a phone with a 6.7-inch screen that folds into a square much like a classic clamshell phone. It wou......
17:34, 09/03/2019

The best-looking foldable phone of the year might launch sooner than expected Samsung’s Galaxy Fold might be the first foldable phone announced this year, but it will not be the first to hit stores. The phone’s original late April launch was canceled after reviewers discovered durability issues with the display, and Samsung went back to the drawing board. Repairs ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
08:51, 07/13/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold vs the foldable Motorola Razr: how are they different? With big names like Samsung and Huawei investing heavily in this new form factor, it seems safe to say that foldable phones are here to stay. And we have nothing against that. The smartphone space was starting to feel stagnant with all offerings looking pretty much identical, so a little meaningful ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Huawei Mate X foldable phone is in 'final testing' The foldable Huawei Mate X, which we've been told will launch in September at the latest, is now in final testing.TechRadar spoke to Huawei's President of Europe, Walter Ji, who told us in a response to our question about the Mate X that the handset "is in final testing", although he would...
22:00, 07/01/2019

The Xperia F could arrive next year as Sony's first foldable smartphone Samsung and Huawei have already announced their first foldable smartphones and the Motorola Razr is reportedly just around the corner. Other companies such as Xiaomi and LG are developing their own foldable products too. And according to a new report, Sony could eventually enter the market as well.E...
17:34, 05/28/2019

There’s a very good reason not to buy the most exciting foldable smartphone of the year The most exciting foldable handset of the year is Huawei’s Mate X, which looks so much better than Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Both devices were unveiled just a few days apart and were supposed to start selling in the first half of the year. But Samsung and Huawei ended up postponing those la...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by three months Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, the latest setback for the company that was slapped with U.S. sanctions last month....
11:51, 06/14/2019

Google is working on a foldable Pixel but don't expect it to be released anytime soon While Google unveiled the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL today at Google I/O, and is working on the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, CNET says that the company is producing prototypes of foldable Pixel handsets. Mario Queiroz, the man in charge of the development of Pixel phones for Google, admits that the foldabl...
08:34, 05/08/2019

Samsung is working on a rollable phone display, because the foldable one worked so well Samsung still has the consumer tech world waiting to see if the company will actually make good on its ambitious plan to launch a foldable smartphone, something it had planned to do on April 26 and scuttled at the last minute because of a slew of problems that showed up in review units. As of the ti...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Foldable phones and pop-up cameras go like eggs and bacon, thinks Oppo If you thought that those foldable unicorns of a phone will save us from things popping out from your handset's body, you are sorely mistaken, thought Oppo, and filed a bunch of patents detailing just such a monstrosity, as filings unearthed by LetsGoDigital reveal .OnePlus is using a protruding cam...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Forget the Galaxy Fold, the world’s first foldable laptop is so much cooler The foldable smartphones are already here, and by here we mean that we’ve seen a bunch of them in the past few months, although only a couple are ready to hit the market. In reality, the Galaxy Fold has been delayed indefinitely, as Samsung has to fix the screen and prevent it from breaking. T...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Lenovo stole a fan's video to promote the foldable Motorola RAZR Yesterday, Lenovo shared a promotional video for the rumored foldable Motorola RAZR. While the 30-second teaser was shared with members of the media during a group interview and was accompanied by the Lenovo logo, it appears that the company used vid......
12:17, 05/18/2019

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, Samsung was forced to delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone (which still doesn’t ha...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Huawei delays the foldable Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes In the wake of Huawei’s US export ban, its easy to forget that the company was due to launch one of the first folding phones to hit the market. The $2,600 Mate X was set to go head-to-head with Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but after the Korean giant delayed the device due to mishaps with early review unit...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. That minor tweak — ...
10:34, 05/17/2019

The foldable Mate X is pending 5G certification, new release dates tipped During the announcement of Huawei's newest phones in the Nova 5 series, the mobile department chief Huang Wei disclosed some news around the foldable Mate X release, too. It seems that the phone hasn't been delayed to test it further for the mishaps that happened with the Galaxy Fold preview units, ...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Foldable phone race heats up as Google enters the fold We’ve gone through a rollercoaster ride when it comes to foldable phones this year. Huawei and Samsung released their foldables the Mate X and the Galaxy Fold. Last month, the latter was involved in controversy after reviewers found their units breaking down (both in terms of hardware and software)....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Watch what happens when you bend a foldable phone past its breaking point YouTuber JerryRigEverything‘s claim to fame is his collection of phone torture tests – especially the parts where he tries to break a phone by bending it with his beefy arms. But what happens when that phone is actually meant to bend? At first, it seems the perfect foible, until you remember bendabl...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Samsung will reportedly launch a foldable luxury clamshell next year Samsung’s Galaxy Fold phone is set to launch this month. However, there are rumors suggesting the company might be working on a second luxury foldable already. According to a report by Bloomberg, the Korean tech giant is working on a clamshell phone which folds inwards. The report notes that the dev...
05:34, 09/04/2019

Samsung’s foldable phone ideas keep coming, even though the Galaxy Fold still isn’t out For those of you waiting for Samsung to finally make good on its promise as of a few weeks ago that its embarrassing Galaxy Fold design flubs have been fixed and that the phone will finally be released in September — well, keep waiting. We still don’t have a hard date for that release, a...
04:00, 08/22/2019

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Don’t expect a foldable Pixel 4 this year, although Google is prototyping the new screen tech From the moment Google stepped on stage at Samsung’s developer event in early November to talk about the work it’s done alongside Samsung on adapting Android for foldable screens it was clear: Google was working on foldable smartphones on its own. Fast-forward to May 7th, and Google made...
14:17, 05/08/2019

This Absurd Samsung Rumor Claims a Foldable 'Clamshell' Smartphone Is in the Works If rumors are to be believed, Samsung doesn’t know when or how to quit. South Korean news outlet ET News reports that Samsung is developing a 6.7-inch clamshell smartphone. You know, even though its flagship bendy phone, the Galaxy Fold, is still missing in action.Read more......
01:34, 06/26/2019

The best-looking foldable phone of 2019 was delayed to September, and it’s the Galaxy Fold’s fault Earlier this week, AT&T canceled Galaxy Fold preorders in the US, joining Samsung and Best Buy which did the same thing a few weeks earlier. The move signaled that Samsung is nowhere near ready to relaunch the handset. The Galaxy Fold suffered from a few manufacturing issues that killed the display,...
13:34, 06/14/2019

The only foldable smartphone worth buying in 2019 has been delayed to November, and we have no idea why It’s mid-August of 2019, and foldable phones are still not available in stores. Sure, they’d be very expensive, starting at least twice the price of the Galaxy Note 10+ or iPhone XS, but they should have been selling for months. Samsung delayed the Galaxy Fold to fix it, and now that it&...
23:34, 08/15/2019

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy competitor—the Huawei Mate X—has been delayed, and som...
18:17, 06/14/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating profit of $5.4 billion that reflected a 23 percen......
05:51, 04/30/2019

Samsung patents yet another foldable phone design while we still await the Galaxy Fold One of the highest-profile tech stories of 2019 so far involves a product that’s about a month or so from launch, and which was supposed to have already launched earlier this year until embarrassing mistakes squelched that possibility. We’re talking, of course, about Samsung’s $2,0...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Huawei exec: the foldable Mate X with Android intact to launch by September The foldable Huawei Mate X is still coming and we know when it'll launch: September or sooner, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to TechRadar this week."It's coming in September – at the latest," said Vincent Pang, President of Huawei's Western European Region, while vi...
22:34, 06/21/2019

Apple is reportedly working on a foldable iPad with 5G support and a massive screen 2019 was supposed to be the year of the foldable, but issues with Galaxy Fold review units and a mysterious delay of Huawei’s Mate X have left curious consumers in the lurch. Both of the phones will launch eventually, but it’s difficult to see foldable devices establishing any kind of fo...
03:00, 07/06/2019

Apple's new patent for a foldable iPhone shows something in common with the Galaxy Fold A timeline of foldable devices that was released last December by CGS-CIMB Group was interesting. It had Samsung and Huawei as the first two major phone manufacturers expected to release a foldable phone months before this was set to become true. The manufacturer last on the list was Apple, not expe...
05:51, 05/31/2019

Huge leak might show us Motorola’s foldable Razr in action for the first time The first foldable phone of 2019 should already be in the hands of consumers by now, but Samsung had to fold its launch plans after early reviewers discovered several issues with the Galaxy Fold’s design that would cause the screen to break. Samsung hasn’t given up on launching the hands...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Samsung Is Delaying the Galaxy Fold After Reports the Foldable Phone Was Breaking (Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co. will delay the planned launch Friday of its first foldable smartphone until at least next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Galaxy Fold, priced at almost $2,000, was hit by early reviews that showed severa...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei foldable phone patent reveals a Samsung Galaxy Fold-like rival Usually when we see a patent we know immediately if it's for a futuristic new phone, or a different design to an existing phone that never saw the light of day – but with a newly-released patent for a device similar to the Huawei Mate X, we're not entirely sure which it is.A patent ...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Forget Foldable Phones, Lenovo's Prototype Bendy Screen Laptop Looks Sick We’ve already seen the arrival of flexible phones like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X, and while the excitement around these gadgets may have been dulled somewhat by concerns about durability, that isn’t stopping Lenovo from taking bendy screen tech and applying it to something bigger. Re...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has stockpiled a year's worth of chips and components...
18:17, 06/09/2019

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles Huawei says it's looking to launch its roughly $2,600 Mate X foldable phone globally, and will be focusing on markets that are rolling out 5G networks....
11:34, 06/14/2019

Foldable Mate X flexes its muscle ahead of release, while Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is still vaporware It wasn’t the first foldable phone in the world, but the Mate X stole the show at MWC 2019 back in late February. Huawei’s first foldable handset got tons of attention in Barcelona, eclipsing Samsung’s Galaxy Fold that was unveiled just a few days earlier. Months later, the Galaxy ...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Foldable Surface device tipped for 2020 with 9-inch screen and support for Android apps Remember those cool concept images of what we all hoped would be a foldable Surface Phone from Microsoft? Last summer, the software giant put the so-called Andromeda project on hold although a patent published earlier this year for a hinge left hope that a foldable device might resurface. Today, For...
02:17, 06/24/2019

Creator claims Lenovo stole foldable Moto Razr video it played at a press event Khan's Moto Razr render. [credit: Waqar Khan ] Lenovo's smartphone division has once again been caught misleading the press on its future plans. This time, the company held a press event fo...
01:51, 05/18/2019

The 10 best Amazon devices to look out for during Prime Day Prime Day is expected to have a ton of great deals on Amazon devices like Echoes, Fire sticks, Ring doorbells, and more.       ...
22:51, 06/26/2019

Your Phone Isn't Actually Waterproof---But These Other Devices Are More gadgets than ever are advertised as “splash-proof” and “water-resistant”—but that often means less protection at the beach or pool than you’d imagine....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Key fob mystery: devices go dark (WKYC) There’s a mystery that’s leaving some residents in a North Olmsted, Ohio neighborhood scratching their heads. Cory Branchick says it began about two weeks ago when she noticed her key fob stopped working for her car. At first, she thought it had to be because of a dead battery. &#...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Intel has a dual-screen laptop, and the foldable screen isn’t the only exciting part Computex 2019 is underway in Taiwan, and we’ve already seen a bunch of exciting news coming out from the trade event concerning the future of computing. Intel’s powerful new chips for ultraportable devices will make Full HD gaming possible on ultra-thin laptops, and ARM has unveiled the ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On: How Samsung 'Fixed' Its Foldable Phone After a catastrophic failure and months of embarrassing delays, Samsung is finally ready to ship the Galaxy Fold in some countries. We got our hands on the redesigned device....
03:51, 09/10/2019

'Foldable' PC? Lenovo ThinkPad laptop screen bends in half like a book Lenovo is showing off not a foldable phone but a prototype of what the Chinese company claims as the first “foldable PC,” ThinkPad laptop.        ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

IoT devices becoming an increasing security risk The rise in IoT devices may be leading to better connectivty and a boost in your Netflix consumption, but could also be putting your home at risk of cyberattack, new research has claimed.A report from security firm Avast and Stanford University has found that about 40 percent of households across th...
12:17, 06/19/2019

The Netflix app just got a new ‘coming soon’ feature, but only on certain devices The Netflix app just received a novel feature that some users will certainly appreciate. A “Coming This Week” section will be shown on TVs, streaming devices, and consoles, allowing users to stay on top of new releases as they happen. The feature was in limited testing at Netflix before ...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contactless fare pilot program starts on May 31st, Fitbit Pay-equipped wearables like the Versa Special Edition, Char......
17:17, 05/29/2019

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never heard of.       ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Finding novel materials for practical devices In recent years, machine learning has been proving a valuable tool for identifying new materials with properties optimized for specific applications. Working with large, well-defined data sets, computers learn to perform an analytical task to generate a correct answer and then use the same technique...
23:51, 08/01/2019

Most parents never check their children's devices In these digital times, it is almost impossible to raise a child without exposing them to technology at a very early age. So how do 21st century parents manage the limits on technology usage for their kids?...
00:51, 07/30/2019

IoT devices still major target for cyberattacks During the first half of 2019, cybercriminals increased the intensity of both IoT and SMB-related attacks according to a new report from F-Secure.The firm's “Attack Landscape H1 2019” report highlighted the threat unsecured IoT devices can pose to businesses and consumers as well ...
06:34, 09/14/2019

Windows 10 is now installed on 825 million devices Windows 10 is now active on over 825 million devices worldwide, according to internal documentation spotted by Thurrott.com.While Microsoft hasn’t released any official numbers regarding Windows 10’s install base recently – and last week’s Build 2019 developer conference ...
14:17, 05/13/2019

Here is your first look at the sequel to one of the most popular wearable devices Back in March, we told you that the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness tracker is selling so briskly, Xiaomi was in no rush to release the sequel. One reason for the heavy demand is the wearable's low price. Sold for $30 on Amazon, the device measures a user's heart rate, counts the number of steps he or she ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone Enlarge / Huawei's response to the export ban so far. (credit: KC Green / Ron Amadeo) The Huawei export ban has claimed another victim. The embattled Chinese company told CNBC that it is now delaying perhaps its most anticipated product, the $2,600 Mate X foldable smartphone. Huawei's official exp...
23:51, 06/14/2019

iPhone hack also hit Windows and Android devices The wide-scale iPhone hack uncovered by Google security researchers last week may have also affected Android and Windows devices too, reports have claimed.Sources speaking to Forbes have revealed that the attacks, which used malicious websites to install surveillance software onto victim devices, ma...
16:00, 09/02/2019

Apple's new iPhones might not be able to charge other devices after all, says analyst Kuo The revised prediction indicates that Apple might have encountered new issues in delivering technology that would let users charge AirPods and Apple Watches by placing them on the back of the iPhone....
11:17, 09/10/2019

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other services such as Instagram and WhatsApp. Existi...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of......
23:00, 05/24/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about me accessing the internet.My son loves listening to...
09:17, 05/23/2019

Update Your Older iOS Devices to Avoid These Bugs It’s important to keep your iPhone and iPad’s software up to date—even if the old devices you still use aren’t going to be eligible for the upcoming iOS/iPadOS 13. In fact, sometimes it’s the older phones and tablets in Apple’s hardware line that see the most critical updates....
21:00, 07/23/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Businesses still aren't encrypting their removable devices Despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to large fines under GDPR, new research has revealed that unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses.According to new research from the global security firm ESET and Kingston Technology, 55 percent of businesses don't encrypt thei...
22:00, 05/03/2019

USB4 devices are clear to roll out next year The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced today that the organization has finalized the technical specifications for USB4. These specs will be making their way to designers, engineers and manufacturers shortly, meaning we can expect the first USB......
03:34, 09/04/2019

The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chinese company with software and components. The move will have wide-ranging consequences for Huawei's smartphone, laptop, and telecom-equipment businesse...
09:17, 05/22/2019

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They deserve better....
02:17, 05/17/2019

Oregon moves to secure smart devices The Oregon state legislature isn’t waiting for Congress to act on growing concerns about the lack of security in web-connected household appliances, such as smart assistants, security cameras, and streaming television sets, a category of devices known as the “internet of things.”...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Best all-in-one printers of 2019: top printer and scanner devices Welcome to our guide to the best all-in-one (AIO) printer money can buy in 2019. On this page, you'll find the best all-in-one printers for a whole range of budgets. From home use to small businesses, we've got the best all-in-one printer for your needs.But why buy an all-in-one printers (...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Google Assistant can now take over screens of Android devices when you’re not using them Google is looking to make its virtual Assistant available on more and more devices, turning them in smart home gadgets that can be used to control home appliances, security systems, or deliver information. The company announced at IFA 2011 on Thursday that Google Assistant will be available on brand...
11:00, 09/06/2019

The best mobile devices for back-to-school season Please enjoy this guide to the best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gea......
02:51, 08/02/2019

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMUI 9.0 software to a bunch of devices.As things sta...
18:51, 06/04/2019

How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices Google is finally rolling out a convenient new tool for sharing Chrome tabs between devices. Cross-device tab sharing has been in Chrome Canary builds for a few months, but now appears to be available for many users in the stable desktop and mobile versions as well. We’ll show you how to enable the ...
22:52, 09/10/2019

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn't caught on camera, what is a poor multinational technology corporati...
22:17, 05/31/2019

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
02:51, 06/07/2019

Audi accused of using four defeat devices in V6 diesel Engine-warming function actually used to manipulate emissions readings The German transport ministry has identified up to four different emission defeat devices in software code used by Audi’s V6 diesel engine, according to separate reports published by Germany’s Bayerischen Rundfunk and Handelsbla...
15:51, 07/01/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your Wi-Fi network Welcome to our list of the best Wi-Fi extenders that can make sure your wireless network reaches every corner of your home or office.In this list you'll find the very best Wi-Fi extenders which have the sole goal of boosting your Wi-Fi network, ensuring that your devices can securely and reliab...
16:34, 05/02/2019

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans that are already a reality in the USA....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until now, AI algorithms were so complex that they requi...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
17:17, 06/11/2019

USB 3 and USB-C devices can cause problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, but there's a solution USB 3 and USB-C devices and devices are everywhere, and they offer a great speed boost for peripherals and storage devices. But there's a possible downside that not many people are aware of – they can have an adverse effect on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
12:17, 05/07/2019

Disney+ will support each of these platforms and devices at launch We’re just a few months out from the launch of the Disney+ streaming service, which might be the most dangerous threat to Netflix’s supremacy to date. In addition to featuring every Disney and Pixar animated movie ever made, the service will also be home to the Star Wars and Marvel franc...
14:00, 08/21/2019

'Apex Legends' is coming to mobile devices How will Respawn and EA keep Apex Legends' momentum going? Do what Epic did, apparently -- bring the game to phones and tablets. As part of a call discussing its latest quarterly earnings, EA said it would release versions of the Titanfall-based ba......
07:00, 05/08/2019

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support streaming Bluetooth audio to two devices at once, similar to what you find on recent Samsung phones an......
22:00, 05/27/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If you have Goo......
22:00, 06/12/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could use y......
01:51, 05/26/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
07:17, 06/11/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a piece of the smart home speaker market, where comp...
11:34, 06/11/2019

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian military magazine Kanwa Asian Defence which reported that...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Huawei announces Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as UK 5G products While 5G has been available in countries like the US and South Korea for a while now, the UK is still decidedly 'low-tech' in comparison. That's going to change when 5G launches in the UK on June 3, and Huawei has just announced its first 5G phones in the UK – a 5G version of t...
02:17, 05/17/2019

All of Your Favorite Amazon Devices Are On Sale for Prime Day [Updating] We know you’ve been patiently waiting for Prime Day, and so have we. As you might expect, the first deals out of the gate are the deals on Amazon’s own products, which tend to be some of the steepest discounts of the entire made up holiday. Several of the discounts are already live, and we’ll be add...
02:00, 07/15/2019

UK mulls security warnings for smart home devices In an attempt to secure the millions of connected devices that find their way into homes in the UK, the government is considering baseline security requirements for Internet of Things products. The new rules could include mandatory labels that tell c......
16:34, 05/01/2019

Hulu is bringing back 4K streaming for some shows and devices Hulu is currently behind rivals such as Netflix and iTunes when it comes to support for 4K content, but the service has now switched on 4K streaming again – for some shows and some devices.4K content streaming was pulled from Hulu last year, though the company didn't really explain why o...
17:51, 07/13/2019

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out the popularity of last year’s iOS 12 update and, as is now customary, took the time to critique And...
12:17, 06/04/2019

NYC subway station evacuated after suspicious devices found Police say two suspicious objects that prompted an evacuation of a major lower Manhattan subway station are not explosives.        ...
00:34, 08/17/2019

Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G Qualcomm Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Monday they will cooperate on projects that could include making the Chinese company's videogames play better on devices with Qualcomm chips, and create a 5G version of a Tencent-backed gaming phone....
04:51, 07/30/2019

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens filters.A new set of dining and translation filters will be rolled out to Google Lens users on iOS ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system, Google Assistant.The company admitted on Thursda...
00:51, 07/12/2019

IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves) A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thousands of routers, cameras, and other Internet-facing devices into money-making denial-of-service fleets that could knock out entire Web hosting compani...
00:34, 09/05/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Tibbits are colorful pre-programmed modules for building IoT devices At first glance, Tibbits look like building blocks, but each one is a module or a connector that makes it easier to build connected devices and systems. Tibbits were created by Tibbo Technology, a Taipei-based startup that exhibited at Computex this week (it showed off a humanoid robot built from va...
20:51, 05/31/2019

Google’s Sound Amplifier pumps up more Android devices Google's Sound Amplifier, an accessibility app for Android that boosts the clarity and volume of sounds, is now compatible with more devices.Read More...
18:17, 07/24/2019

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for data extraction, would occasionally tip us off to up...
00:17, 06/16/2019

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and trying to set a commercial-size propane tank on fire,......
05:51, 07/15/2019

Smart devices may have to carry labels showing how secure they are Ministers consider proposals aiming to help consumers identify which products are more and which are less secure Smart TVs and other internet-connected household devices will be made to carry labels setting out how secure they are, under proposals being put forward by the government.Ministers want t...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant’s changes include putting emphasis on a web...
07:34, 05/23/2019

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – not a Galaxy S10e competitorFollowing in the footste...
12:34, 06/11/2019

Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices and 5G Future Tencent games could be "optimized" for Android phones that run Qualcomm's Snapdragon Elite gaming chips, the companies said in a statement....
04:51, 07/30/2019

The FIDO Alliance wants to bring password-less security to IoT devices The FIDO Alliance's mission is to reduce our reliance on passwords, so it doesn't come as a surprise that it's working to remove password use from internet of things devices. In fact, it's hoping to strengthen IoT security altogether and has formed t......
10:00, 06/27/2019

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. nowRead More...
05:51, 07/03/2019

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
10:51, 07/03/2019

Serious Bluetooth flaw leaves devices open to attack A group of researchers has discovered a critical Bluetooth vulnerability that leaves tons of wireless devices exposed to digital intrusions. The Bluetooth SIG, an organization that oversees the technology's standards, has issued a security notice for......
15:34, 08/16/2019

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluetooth-based protocol which allows smartphones runni...
01:00, 06/14/2019

iPhone attack also targeted Windows and Android devices Last week's iPhone hack may have been wider than first thought to also affect Android and Windows devices, according to reports.Sources speaking to Forbes have claimed that the attacks, which used malicious websites to install surveillance software onto victim devices, may have been part of a l...
19:34, 09/02/2019

U.S. exempts some medical, electronic devices from China tariffs The Trump administration will exempt 110 Chinese products, from medical equipment to key capacitors, from hefty tariffs, it said on Tuesday, offering relief to some U.S. firms which have said the taxes harm their bottom lines....
01:34, 07/10/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let's say you want to inform your family members that ...
15:51, 05/25/2019

Control4's new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen Smart home connected devices can control everything from lighting and temperature to security systems and music. But with products from so many different companies, they don't always work together. Control4 wants to change that. Yesterday, it debuted......
23:00, 05/24/2019

Google pledges to use recycled materials for consumer devices SAN FRANCISCO – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022. The new commitments step up the competition among tech companies aiming to show consu...
14:34, 08/07/2019

Israel blamed for spy devices found near White House Israel was most likely responsible for the cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive areas around Washington, D.C., last year, according to former U.S. government officials....
21:34, 09/12/2019

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has been in testing for a while now, and its launch ma...
09:34, 07/09/2019

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set of rules on Monday to authorize sports bets at four upstate casinos: Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, del Lago Casi...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple angles -- location information or intelligence about air support would hinge almost entirely upon timely access to information....
19:34, 05/06/2019

Two card skimming devices found at gas station near Benson DRAGOON, Ariz. – Cochise County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning to the public Monday afternoon after a credit card skimming device was discovered at a fuel pump at a gas station near Benson. According to CCSO, Bowlings, INC store personnel located two skimming devices that appeared to ...
02:34, 08/27/2019

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] Google Maps is finally rolling out its augmented reality walking navigation to a wider audience. The feature was announced at ...
22:00, 08/08/2019

Walmart has some great Father's Day deals on Apple devices Every retailer is offering Father's Day deals. The holiday takes place this year on Sunday, June 16th, which means that you don't have much time remaining to find a good gift for your dad. If your pop is into the Apple ecosystem, Walmart is the place (via Popular Mechanics) where you will find deals...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Lenovo adds new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem As part of its efforts to help make businesses smarter, Lenovo announced at its Accelerate business and partner event that it is bringing new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem.The company's new warehouse automation solution will help improve productivity and efficiency in the supp...
19:51, 05/13/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, this represents a significant increase in availability, as "just one year ago, Amazon reported that the voice assistant was compatible with 12,000 devi...
14:17, 05/13/2019

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ is out now on iOS and Android devices Harry Potter fans don’t have to wait much longer for Niantic’s much-anticipated follow up to its super-popular AR mobile game Pokemon Go. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set for release tomorrow, on June 21. However, US gamers are in luck — Niantic, presumably to avoid its servers g...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you'll discover the very best Wi-Fi extenders that have the sole purpose of boosting your Wi-Fi net...
01:34, 08/23/2019

55% of mobile phone users plan to keep their devices for 3-5 years A new study shows confirms the worst fears of mobile phone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. According to responses from 3,640 mobile phone users shows that more than half of them plan to keep their current device for three to five more years. In recent years, we’ve certainly seen the slowdown. ...
06:00, 08/23/2019

China investigates truckmaker JAC over pollution control devices Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into JAC on whether it was using unqualified pollution control devices on its truck engines, in the first such investigation by Beijing into a major Chinese automaker....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through Spotify.TechCrunch reports the audio ads will init...
22:17, 05/06/2019

This new ransomware is targeting network attached storage devices NAS devices are often used to store critical data and back-ups - but many are exposed to the open internet and the cybercriminals behind eCh0raix are taking advantage....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Huawei unveils operating system for smartphones, other devices Huawei unveiled Friday an operating system called HarmonyOS that can be used with smartphones, smart speakers, sensors and other Internet of Things devices....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre.Dota Underlords is an...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefinite amount of time? I’ll stop there because the answer to that last question is apparently “Yes.” On...
02:34, 07/05/2019

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video calls, whether for personal or work purposes -- say,......
15:17, 06/05/2019

Nintendo announces new Pokemon game for Android and iOS devices As expected, Nintendo is bringing another Pokemon game to Android and iOS devices. The game is called Pokemon Rumble Rush and is already available for download if you have an Android device and live in Australia. Otherwise, you'll have to wait a little bit longer, according to Nintendo.Just like the...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option to soundtrack their travel experience on mobile phones.If you're a Pandora fan, you'll now be able to listen to your favorite tunes on both iOS and And...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Google may take a page from Apple’s playbook when designing new Pixel devices When Apple began developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs famously pitted two distinct hardware and software teams against each other in an effort to ascertain an optimal design. While Tony Fadell was busy working on an iPod-inspired design, Scott Forstall and his team worked were working on a more ambitio...
04:17, 05/03/2019

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standards....
00:17, 06/30/2019

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' features in iOS devices....
16:17, 07/03/2019

After Expressway Mishap, Special Devices To Check Drivers From Dozing Off Alarmed over a spate of accidents on the expressways, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is planning to deploy special devices in vehicles to prevent drivers from dozing......
14:00, 07/12/2019

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedicated Live tab that showcases whatever's playi......
04:51, 07/01/2019

Prime Day preview: Amazon's Fire TV devices are on sale today If you don't want to wait for Amazon Prime Day to snag deals on best-selling devices, then you should take advantage of today's sale on Fire TV sticks. You can get the best-selling 2nd generation Fire TV stick on sale for just $29.99. That's a $10 discount and the best price we'v...
21:00, 05/30/2019

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in May 2019 Upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the bank with our hand-picked smart home devices that include speakers, security cameras, light bulbs and more. Create a smart home hub with these gadgets that work with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant to simplify your technology and...
07:51, 05/23/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:34, 05/27/2019

FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its heart devices....
02:51, 07/02/2019

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
07:34, 08/17/2019

It's connected devices versus consoles at biggest e-games convention Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whether a new release is a hit or a flop....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous red-granite sphinx representing the divine power of pharaoh Ramses II from the Temple of the God Ptah at Memphis, Egypt and sailed it to the ...
00:51, 06/15/2019

Hands-on with Find My: Track Apple devices, people, and probably Tags Apple's iOS Find my Friends and Find my iPhone apps are being combined into a single app, expanded to macOS, and likely augmented with new Tags.Read More...
02:51, 06/07/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 2016 in articles published by Kaspersky here and here...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a finger to do so with. For users with disabilities the company is doubling down on voice-based accessibility with the powerful new Voice Control feature...
03:00, 06/04/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By Design code of practice that could see connected d...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but the introduction of new rules is changing all that....
10:51, 06/06/2019

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
09:34, 08/06/2019

Best cheap smartwatch 2019: great budget devices for your wrist Smartwatches have developed into great gadget companions for your wrist that can monitor your health, offer you notifications without having to open your phone and even run specific apps themselves too.With so much technology packed into their compact size, it's no wonder some might think you c...
21:17, 08/09/2019

Engineers create self-powered clothing that can control your electronic devices Your shirt might soon be able to turn on the lights and music, in addition to wicking away bacteria and sweat, thanks to researchers from Purdue University....
21:17, 08/09/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, and now the entire Assistant device family will fall...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Russia's Mail.Ru eyes pre-installing software on Huawei devices Russian internet group Mail.Ru is in talks with China's Huawei about the possibility of having its software pre-installed on the Chinese tech giant's devices, Mail.Ru told Reuters....
17:00, 08/14/2019

FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its heart devices....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Student ‘geek squads’ maintain school devices, help teachers BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — IPads and laptops are as common as paper and pencil in many of the nation’s classrooms. So are the cracked screens, stuck keys and dead batteries that go with them. For some districts, the solution is student “geek squads” that let students hone technical skill...
07:51, 05/10/2019

These Dummy iOS Lightning Cables Let Hackers Remotely Access Your Devices Hardware hacks might not get as much attention as the latest security breaches, but they can be just as devastating. You’re probably picturing an attacker sneakily using a dummy USB key to infiltrate a computer, but as a recent report from Vice describes, even innocuous tech like Apple’s Lightning c...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Best NAS devices of 2019: top Network Attached Storage for the home and office While looking for the best NAS drives may seem like a confusing process, it doesn’t have to be. We’ve put together this little guide to direct you to the best NAS device you can buy in 2019.Of course, we should probably dig a little into what a NAS is and what makes for the best NAS dr...
20:00, 08/23/2019

WhatsApp is ending support for Windows Phone, and old Android / iOS devices As time rolls forward we have to forget the past – that's what WhatsApp is doing, at least, as it's discontinuing support for a large number of outdated smartphone models over the course of the next year.In a blog post, WhatsApp has announced it is to stop supporting handsets runnin...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Man Who Mailed Explosive Devices To Trump Critics Gets 20 Years In Jail Cesar Sayoc, a fanatical supporter of President Donald Trump who last year mailed explosive devices to prominent Democrats and media figures, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after a judge......
07:34, 08/06/2019

NJ parade featuring Gov. Murphy canceled after 6 explosive devices found A central New Jersey borough called off its Labor Day parade that was supposed to be attended by the governor Monday after a man who lives near the parade route left a cooler full of explosives at a concert Sunday. Thomas Kaiser, 55, was arrested in connection with “destructive devices” found at his...
23:34, 09/02/2019

Devices for Diabetes Patients Spur Growth at Medical Firms Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the devices....
13:17, 07/29/2019

Flexible battery works when stretched and could power wearable devices A lithium-ion battery that can conduct electricity and retain some of its charge even when stretched could be used to power flexible wearable devices...
21:17, 07/26/2019

UK police question man over bomb hoax after devices found in Manchester British police are questioning a 26-year-old man on suspicion of a bomb hoax offense after disposal experts were called in to examine packages left in the northern English city of Manchester....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Google expands Flutter mobile app SDK to the web, desktop, and embedded devices Google's Flutter open source mobile UI framework is now a multi-platform UI framework, supporting the web, desktop, mobile, and even embedded devices.Read More...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Israel Allegedly Installed Stingray Devices Around D.C. to Spy on President Trump Israel was allegedly behind the Stingray spy devices discovered around Washington, D.C. in 2017, according to an explosive new report from Politico, which notes that they were primarily intended to spy on President Donald Trump and his associates. The Israeli government denies the charge, but Politi...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular small square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless headsets and other electronic and other connected...
17:34, 07/24/2019

Israel accused of planting spying devices near White House Surveillance devices planted over past two years, says report citing former US officialsIsrael is likely to have planted mobile phone spying devices near the White House and other sensitive locations in the US capital over the past two years, according to a report from Politico that cited three form...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Google Chrome makes it easier to send web pages between devices Google has started rolling out Chrome 77 across platforms, and one of its best features gives you a way to quickly shoot web pages from one device to another. Say, you need step out right now and want to send the page you're reading on your laptop to......
16:00, 09/11/2019

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to attacks that give attackers complete control, researchers warned on Monday. In all, researchers with...
07:51, 07/30/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.The "Now Network" will begin to take pre-orders for ...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Stocks to Watch: Apple, Mondelez and Advanced Micro Devices Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Wednesday’s session include Apple, which exceeded quarterly sales and profit targets, and Mondelez, which raised its forecast for the year....
12:51, 07/31/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box....
14:51, 05/16/2019

A VxWorks Operating System Bug Exposes 200 Million Critical Devices VxWorks is designed as a secure, "real-time" operating system for continuously functioning devices, like medical equipment, elevator controllers, or satellite modems....
21:51, 07/30/2019

Apple put an iPhone in everybody's pocket -- now its growth depends on devices all over our bodies The main product category picking up the slack for declining iPhone sales is what Apple calls "wearables" — the category including Apple Watch, AirPods wireless earbuds, and Beats headphones....
02:51, 07/31/2019

Reports: Man arrested for alleged plot to set off explosive devices in Times Square A man was arrested in a sting operation on charges of plotting to set off explosive devices in Times Square, according to New York media reports.        ...
15:00, 06/07/2019

The brilliant way iOS 13 lets you find lost devices that aren’t even connected to a network Several rumors that preceded Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote said that the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends app would be merged into a single entity called Find My once iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 rolled out. Apple sure delivered on that front, releasing a new application that exceeded anyone’s e...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Fitbit quarterly results beat Street as it sold more wearable devices Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results on Wednesday, benefiting from higher sales of its smartwatches and wearable devices that track daily activities....
23:17, 05/01/2019

Apple leans on devices business in global battle against Disney, Netflix Apple Inc , the company that transformed the music, mobile and personal computing industries, is relying on the ubiquity of its iPhones and iPads to take on Disney and Netflix in the battle for streaming TV customers....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
03:00, 06/11/2019

FEMA's next Emergency Alert System test leaves internet devices out Federal agencies are once again poised to test emergency alerts, but this time it's all about where you won't see them. The FCC and FEMA are conducting their fifth nationwide Emergency Alert System test on August 7th at 2:20PM ET, but only on TV and......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is by design. As Windows Latest observed on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a variety of Windows OS versions (including Windows 10) feature a ...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Tetris Royale and its 100-player competitive mode is coming to mobile devices If you can't afford a Nintendo Switch or playing video games is simply not among your hobbies, you'll be happy to know that one of the most addictive games for Switch released recently, Tetris 99 will be cloned and released on mobile devices.The major difference between the two is that the mobile ga...
01:34, 06/30/2019

Jony Ive, chief designer of Apple devices, leaving company after 27 years Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, the man behind the appearance of the iPhone, is leaving the company after more than 20 years to start his own firm....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
01:00, 05/02/2019

E-scooter death reignites safety concerns as devices grow in popularity Across the country, the recent onslaught of electric scooters has been compared to a foreign invasion crafted by millennials. The long-necked robots on wheels, lurking in clumsy packs on street corners, have been met with mixed emotions. ...
02:17, 06/28/2019

These popular Fitbit devices can be your perfect Mother's Day gift at a nice discount While you still have almost two weeks to consider your options in terms of what could constitute a smart, thoughtful, and reasonably priced Mother's Day present, Fitbit can already hook you up with some of its most popular and well-reviewed wearable devices at nice discounts.The cheapest such gadget...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
05:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its heart devices....
04:34, 07/02/2019

Flight evacuated after image of suicide vest AirDropped to Apple devices Police have been unable to identify who sent the image before takeoff on a Tampa-bound flightA flight out of Newark was evacuated when someone sent an image of a suicide vest to multiple Apple devices on the plane as passengers awaited takeoff, the latest warning that Apple’s AirDrop feature can be ...
08:00, 07/16/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But two US senators want to change that, introducing a ...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy devices finally beat the iPhone in at least one speed test A new report from Opensignal reveals that Samsung handsets, more often than not, boast the fastest download speeds compared to other smartphones on the market today. While you might think that similarly situated handsets on the same network might be equal in terms of speed, network speed can be impa...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Lenovo rolls out Project Athena-powered laptops and smart devices To differentiate itself in the crowded market of laptops and other consumer and business devices, Lenovo is working to imbue "smarts" into its products.Read More...
09:34, 09/06/2019

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices Leaked documents show children as young as 16 recruited by Amazon supplier Foxconn work gruelling and illegal hoursHundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon’s Alexa devices in China as part of a controversial and often illegal attempt to meet production targets, documents seen b...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Swisscom begins selling Europe’s first 5G phone as rival awaits devices The wait for actual 5G smartphones has ended for Europe's first commercial 5G carrier, while preventing another from earning bragging rights.Read More...
02:34, 05/03/2019

Google Pledges Carbon-Neutral Shipping, Recycled Plastic for All Devices Google announced that it would neutralise carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injection....
04:00, 08/07/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers 5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...
12:51, 05/16/2019

With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities.       ...
07:17, 07/17/2019

Apple Music for Android works with Chromecast devices in the latest beta Good news for Apple Music users on Android: the music streaming service now works with Chromecast displays and speakers. The feature is available through the latest beta of the app....
19:51, 08/28/2019

Study shows Apple devices in combo with apps could identify dementia Drugmaker Eli Lilly said on Thursday early results from a study suggest that Apple Inc devices, including the iPhone, in combination with digital apps could differentiate people with mild Alzheimer's disease dementia and those without symptoms....
18:00, 08/08/2019

Google Maps AR navigation launches in beta for compatible iOS and Android devices Live View, an AR-powered navigation tool in Google Maps, will launch on compatible Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks, Google announced.Read More...
16:00, 08/08/2019

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
15:51, 07/10/2019

Amazon Prime Video now works with Chromecast, and YouTube comes to Fire TV devices Couch potatoes rejoice: you can finally stream Amazon Prime Video using Chromecast dongles, and YouTube support has returned to Amazon‘s Fire line of streaming devices. The double whammy is the result of Google and Amazon making good on their promise from April to bury the hatchet over their streami...
11:00, 07/10/2019

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payments....
16:34, 05/02/2019

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – almost 100 percent increase from the earlier......
08:34, 07/04/2019

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferr...
12:51, 08/18/2019

Soft robotics breakthrough manages immune response for implanted devices Researchers from the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) at MIT; the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway); and AMBER, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research, recently announced a significant breakthrough in soft robotics that could h...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Flame-throwing drones: the scary-sounding devices that could save lives Self-igniting eggs dropped by ‘dragon’ drones: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming gasoline on to the treeline or drops self-igniting “dragon eggs” that spark a cluster of flames. Managed properly, it will chew away atovergrown forests...
10:00, 09/04/2019

Get double data on a range of flagship devices with these O2 mobile phone deals These days, a small data plan just doesn't hack it. You want to stream Netflix on the go and scroll through Twitter to your heart's content and you should be able to! Luckily, a recent promotion from retailer Mobiles.co.uk is offering double data on a range of flagship phones, taking away ...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions arrive on Pixel devices today After first showing off augmented reality directions last year, Google is finally starting to roll out the feature for Google Maps. Starting today, Pixel device owners will be able to view walking directions in AR, with arrows appearing in real world......
23:51, 05/07/2019

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferred between two paired devices.The vulnerability has been given the name “Key Negotiation o...
05:00, 08/17/2019

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Tech assistance: the rush to design apps and devices for senior citizens Companies are creating new technology to mine baby boomers’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to disrupt virtually every aspect of modern life. Now comes technology’s final frontier: old age. Tech that’s specifically designed for seniors is a grow...
09:00, 09/03/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once again discounting a bunch of its popular Echo devices after organizing a spring sale not that long ago. While this fresh batch of deals is advertised as ...
15:51, 05/05/2019

NY lawmakers propose bill that would require cars to have rear-seat detection devices A state bill that would require car manufacturers to install a device to protect children from being abandoned in hot cars was introduced Friday as two twin babies who roasted to death in the Bronx were laid to rest in matching white caskets. Dozens of mourners said tearful goodbyes to 1-year-olds L...
05:51, 08/03/2019

Picovoice’s voice assistant promises cloud-level accuracy on edge devices Cloud-connected voice assistants are powerful, but they have privacy problems. Picovoice wants to solve that problem with an efficient edge solution.Read More...
21:00, 09/03/2019

T-Mobile announces Father's Day deals with major savings on Samsung and Apple devices T-Mobile is among the first carriers in the US that kicks off its own Father's Day sale. If you're with the Un-carrier or plan to become its loyal customer, you'll be pleased to know that during the sale you'll be offered major discounts on Samsung and Apple devices.Long story short, here are all th...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Mobile games may be Nintendo's answer to waning sales of its aging handheld devices Mobile games could be the answer for Nintendo as interest in its portable devices such as the 3DS wanes, according to Niko Partners' Daniel Ahmad....
08:34, 08/08/2019

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can find massive discounts on the Google Home, Google Nest Hub, and Google Smart Light Starter kit. You can also get the popular Google Home Mini...
17:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. health officials not ready to blame illnesses on street-bought vaping devices The agency is recommending that people refrain from the use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device until there is more conclusive evidence of a cause, she said in an interview....
15:34, 09/12/2019

Google Play apps with 1.5 million downloads drained batteries and slowed devices Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) Researchers have discovered two Google Play apps with more than 1.5 million downloads engaging in a new form of click fraud that drained batteries, slowed performance, and increased mobile data usage on infected phones. The apps—a notepad app called "Idea ...
14:17, 08/29/2019

FBI Director Wray strongly shares AG Barr's concerns about encrypted devices and apps "I get frustrated when I hear people suggest that we are trying to weaken encryption or weaken cybersecurity more broadly," FBI Director Christopher Wray told a cybersecurity conference....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Cesar Sayoc lawyers say 'hoax devices' warrant 10 years in slammer, not life Court-appointed lawyers for Florida strip club DJ Cesar Sayoc said in a sentencing memo that their steroid-using client believed the pipe bombs he mailed to prominent Democrats he perceived as President Trump opponents were hoax devices designed not to explode or injure....
23:51, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Apple leans on devices business in global battle against Disney, Netflix Apple Inc, the company that transformed the music, mobile and personal computing industries, is relying on the ubiquity of its iPhones and iPads to take on Disney and Netflix in the battle for streaming TV customers....
23:18, 09/10/2019

NYPD seeks man with shopping cart after 3 devices found in Manhattan spark scare Authorities are looking to question a tall, thin white man seen pushing a shopping cart near the Fulton Street subway station, where two rice cookers were found Friday morning....
17:00, 08/16/2019

A California high school found students’ cellphones too distracting, so they’re locking the devices up It wasn’t enough to just tell students at San Mateo High School to put their phones away during class, now, officials at the California school have told them to lock them away. And while their familiar companions may still be near, the high-schoolers are now required to keep their devices in a magne...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied to use of the products, with another under investigation. “While this investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,” ...
04:00, 09/07/2019

7 new tech devices for elder care that help seniors live happier, healthier lives New devices that use VR, robotics and other technologies have hit the market that help the elderly live longer, healthier lives. These innovations include VR headsets for seniors with Alzheimer's and cloud-enabled fall-detection watches....
00:00, 09/13/2019

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
00:51, 07/14/2019

Devices built with Intel’s Ice Lake and Project Athena specifications will be available in time for the holidays Even before Computex officially launched today, AMD and Qualcomm threw down the gauntlet at Intel with a new chip and a 5G PC, respectively. Today Intel responded in kind during its keynote presentation in Taipei, introducing new processors and laptops, in addition to unveiling Ice Lake, its 10th g...
12:51, 05/28/2019

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with a teenage...
00:51, 08/10/2019

Apple TV+ India Price and Launch Date Revealed, a Year Free With New Devices Apple TV+ now has an India price and (official) release date - the iPhone maker's streaming service will cost Rs. 99 per month after a one-week free trial and will be available November 1 in more......
02:17, 09/11/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
05:34, 06/11/2019

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or ARM, or whether it’s software like Google’s Android or Microsoft’s Windows, Huawei can’t import it from American technology co...
15:51, 06/07/2019

Millions of Chinese-made devices, including baby monitors, vulnerable to hacking: study Two million home security cameras, webcams, electronic doorbells and baby monitors are vulnerable to spying and hacking, according to Paul Marrapese, an independent security expert from California who found security flaws in 140,000 devices in the United States....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Chrome OS gets first Chromebook Enterprise devices, faster Admin Console, and managed Linux environments Google announces Chromebook Enterprise laptops, Dell's Latitude 5300 for $819 and Latitude 5400 for $699, faster Admin console, and new Chrome OS features.Read More...
16:34, 08/26/2019

Amazon devices are being built illegally by children working 'grueling' shifts, documents reveal Chinese schoolchildren are producing Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices in grueling shifts in order to meet certain production goals, according to a new report from China Labor Watch....
01:17, 08/13/2019

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Latest trends in medical monitoring devices and wearable health technology (FIT, AAPL, OMRNY, PHG) This is a preview of Wearables in US Healthcare research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and analysis to your inbox. Wearable fitne...
15:00, 08/16/2019

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery method that uses technology to monitor patient ...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Teen Students Forced to Work Overtime Building Amazon Echo Devices In China In July, a 17-year-old high school student in China was sticking protective film over 3,000 Amazon Echo dots a day at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang. She was working ten hours a day and six days a week. And she was among more than 1,000 students employed by the factory to work overtime on Amazon’s ...
06:51, 08/10/2019

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of money on some of the e-commerce giant's most popular...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by 2022.Read More...
07:34, 08/06/2019

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Governor Rick Snyder and 65 other cur...
03:34, 06/04/2019

John Oliver and Jane Krakowski Explain Why Medical Devices Are Like Batman on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his spotlight on the $156 billion medical device market. About 32 million Americans, or one in 10, have some medical device in their bodies, he said. “Turns out the robot apocalypse was inside us the whole time,” Ol...
12:17, 06/03/2019

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the malware has been found to exploit known vulnerabilities in Android to replace legitimate installed apps on the device with malicious versions without re...
17:17, 07/10/2019

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, too, are looking into the substance as a possible cause — though they were quick to note it is only ...
00:34, 09/07/2019

MEDIA LINK-Al Gore's firm buys Applied Materials, sells Analog Devices -Barron's Generation Investment Management, the London-based firm that former Vice President Al Gore co-founded and chairs, bought Applied Materials Inc and Nutanix Inc stocks in the second quarter, while cutting its stake in Analog Devices Inc in half, Barron's reported on Sunday....
22:00, 08/25/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
15:51, 08/09/2019

New Jersey Labor Day parade canceled after small explosive devices found near route of Gov. Murphy: report A Labor Day parade in New Jersey was canceled early Monday after small explosive devices were found on a property along the route that Gov. Phil Murphy was expected to march, a report said....
04:00, 09/03/2019

Israel blasts report it planted spy devices near White House as 'fake news spiced with anti-Semitism' Current and former Israeli officials are pushing back hard Thursday on an explosive report claiming their country planted spy devices around the White House and other locations in Washington, D.C., calling it “fake news spiced with antisemitism” and “absolute nonsense.”...
22:00, 09/12/2019

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the scene and opened fire at him. Visit INSIDER's homep...
01:51, 07/14/2019

Hurricane Dorian latest: Massive flooding unleashed across Bahamas as people urged to find flotation devices Hurricane Dorian has caused massive flooding across the Bahamas, pounding the islands with so much wind and water that people were urged to find flotation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary....
00:00, 09/03/2019

Philly Park Officials Criticized for Installing Devices That Blare High-Frequency Noise at Young People There is growing criticism of Philadelphia officials’ decision to install sonic devices called the Mosquito that constantly emit extremely loud, high-frequency noise from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every night designed to be audible only to persons aged 13 to 25, according to a Friday report by NPR’s M...
04:34, 07/07/2019

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limited time. Starting today and through July 17, Google is running a sale on Home and Nest devices, all...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices will be on sale. The Echo speaker will be $49.99 (originally $99.99). See the rest of the Echo deals be...
01:51, 07/14/2019

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unveiled more than 20 new Fire TV products including ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targets....
09:00, 08/09/2019

Can you get 'horns' from smartphone use? Here are some problems our devices cause From horns on the back of your head to the tingles on your thigh, these are the ailments you face thanks to the little device on your pocket.       ...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My Day," share to-do lists with friends and colleagu......
23:51, 06/17/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model. So, we were starting to wonder if we were going ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

The Microsoft Graph is yours, not theirs The Microsoft Graph is a key component of the company's AI strategy. But what is it exactly? And how much, and what kind, of data can Microsoft see?Read More...
10:51, 05/09/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
01:17, 05/07/2019

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One If you haven’t had enough stories about contractors listening in on your conversations, good news: we’ve found even more of them. This time the contractors in question work for Microsoft and have been listening to you through your trusty Xbox One. The new report from Motherboard reveals that contrac...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
00:34, 06/10/2019

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft, for......
17:00, 06/07/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Price LibreOffice is free to download and use, even ...
20:17, 06/23/2019

What’s Going to Happen With Microsoft Next Week? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or a fancy mixed reality headset, this year things wi...
06:34, 05/05/2019

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: what we want to see The original Surface Laptop is more than two years old now, but when it first came out, stuck with Windows 10 S Mode, it didn’t make that much sense compared to the rest of the Surface lineup. Still, when the Surface Laptop 2 was finally released last year, it refined the formula enough and r...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Microsoft Plays Nice At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo about how Starbuck’s ordering system interacts with Azure, Microsoft’s growing cloud-based computing platform, was a highlight of the event. This should...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 to Become Available in September Microsoft's Executive VP of Artificial Intelligence & Research at Microsoft, Harry Shum, has revealed that HoleLens 2 will be available in September....
18:17, 08/29/2019

Microsoft to invest $1bn in OpenAI Microsoft has announced that it will invest $1bn in OpenAI as part of a multi-year partnership with the San Francisco-based nonprofit aimed at developing AI supercomputing technologies on its Azure cloud computing service.OpenAI was founded back in 2015 as a nonprofit with $1bn in funding from Sam A...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Trump had a 'very good meeting' with Apple's Tim Cook about tariffs on iPhones, devices President Donald Trump said Apple CEO Tim Cook “made a very compelling argument” that tariffs on China will make it harder to compete with Samsung.       ...
17:17, 08/19/2019

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the software giant is aiming to make Outlook for the w...
22:51, 07/05/2019

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
03:34, 09/15/2019

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Surface Pro 6. The laptop comes with an Intel Core i5...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Slack Intensifies War of Words With Microsoft Competition is heating up between Microsoft and its smaller rival Slack Technologies, as the companies battle in the market for providing software that helps workers communicate and complete a range of office tasks....
05:00, 09/06/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
09:51, 06/13/2019

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer will declutter your texts Microsoft's SMS Organizer is sort of a personal assistant for your text messages. The Android app is half-spam blocker, half-scheduling system. It got its start as a Microsoft Garage project and was unveiled in India last year. Now, XDA-Developers is......
07:51, 08/20/2019

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year to improve virtualization in Office 365, Microsoft...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Wunderlist founder wants to buy his app back from Microsoft Four years after selling his company to Microsoft, 6Wunderkinder cofounder Christian Reber wants to buy the product back from the software giant. Read More...
00:34, 09/07/2019

Microsoft's redesigned To Do app ties into more of its services Microsoft is continuing its quest to replace Wunderlist with its entirely in-house offering. The software maker has unveiled a redesigned To Do app for desktop and mobile that both offers a fresher look and, crucially, tighter integration with Micro......
18:18, 09/09/2019

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans. The console would be an alternative to the much...
01:51, 07/09/2019

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience thanks to a number of important new options and abilities added.For the time being, these improveme...
02:51, 06/23/2019

Wunderlist creator wants to buy the app back from Microsoft Microsoft's acquisition of the Wunderlist team is creating friction years after the fact. The founder of 6 Wunderkinder, Christian Reber, has offered to buy back the task app to prevent Microsoft from shutting it down. There are people who "still lov......
05:00, 09/09/2019

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez sentenced Jeff Tran to 28 months Friday. Tran, who ...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that his team is "not working on a streaming-only cons......
15:00, 08/16/2019

LinkedIn is migrating to Microsoft Azure Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is moving its infrastructure to Azure as part of a multi-year migration, explains Mohak Shroff, LinkedIn's SVP of engineering.Read More...
19:51, 07/23/2019

Microsoft's 'Your Phone' screen mirroring app is down Microsoft's Your Phone feature has been down for most of the day. When it's working, the new app lets users mirror their Android device's screen on a Windows 10 PC. But the app has been struggling to connect since early this morning. "We've identifie......
00:34, 08/27/2019

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
17:17, 07/22/2019

We have some questions about Microsoft’s ‘Mac Book’ advert Sometimes, like a soothsayer of shittiness, you know something is terrible before you even see it. And one of those things is Microsoft’s new advert for its Surface 2 laptop. In this… opus, a man literally called Mac (short for Mackenzie) Book talks bollocks about why Microsoft’s machine is superior...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 will go on sale in September Microsoft announced its second-generation HoloLens at Mobile World Congress in February but didn't mention when the device will be available. Now, Microsoft EVP Harry Shum has revealed that the mixed reality headset will go on sale sometime in Septem......
11:17, 08/29/2019

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Microsoft says HoloLens 2 will be released next month In a report consisting of a total of just 39 words, Reuters reported late Wednesday evening that Microsoft will release its new HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset sometime in September. Why mention that the report only contains 39 words? Well, apart from the fact that it’s quite strange, it ...
12:51, 08/29/2019

Best Microsoft Office alternatives in 2019 Microsoft Office remains the most popular productivity suite for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more - but with IT departments needing to balance budgets, a range of alternatives have become increasingly attractive.This is not least because software licensing fees for alternative office...
14:34, 06/17/2019

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way onto a huge number of third-party keyboards. Read...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Microsoft may actually be committed to PC gaming this time Microsoft is serious about PC gaming. It has said that before, but now it's finally proving it with a decent new Xbox app and a focus on Game Pass.Read More...
02:34, 06/25/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa......
15:17, 07/02/2019

Flash is being phased out of Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge will follow in the footsteps of Google Chrome and other chromium-based web browsers when it comes to retiring Adobe Flash according to a new announcement from Microsoft.Back in July 2017, Adobe revealed its plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 at which time the company will no...
19:34, 09/02/2019

Microsoft changes Windows 10’s update model Enlarge / New changes to Windows' deployment policies will hopefully mean more time for testing and fewer chances for major public breakage. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft outlined new directions for Windows 10's update model in a pair of blog posts. It looks like the company is shifting its twice-...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
15:51, 06/20/2019

Microsoft Edge is phasing out Flash Microsoft Edge will follow in the footsteps of Google Chrome and other chromium-based web browsers when it comes to retiring Adobe Flash.Back in July 2017, Adobe revealed its plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 at which time the company will no longer update or distribute the software. Othe...
23:00, 09/02/2019

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice commands to improve the technology. This is the same ...
10:34, 08/22/2019

Microsoft could replace the Menu key – which you probably never use – with a new Office key Of all the keys on your keyboard, the Menu key – which sits to the right of the spacebar – is likely to be the least used, and Microsoft wants to change that by making it a dedicated Office key.This is according to prolific Microsoft leaker WalkingCat, who has posted an internal survey...
13:34, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Paint isn't going anywhere, and gets new accessibility features Microsoft has been making a strong push toward accessibility in the past year, with the Xbox Adaptive Controller proving to be one of the best Xbox One accessories. Now, the company is adding accessibility features to one of its most popular, long-standing programs: Microsoft Paint.The new accessibi...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, among other assists. In addition to catching basic err......
20:51, 05/06/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel like doing. Microsoft appears to be taking aim at this hurdle with an AI-powered system for automatically creating travel diary entries for you, per a...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, with all patches published—with Windows. That announcement was made with the announcement of Windows Terminal, a new front-end for command-line programs o...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy as a competitive weapon?...
04:51, 05/11/2019

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Microsoft Azure: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide about Microsoft Azure includes common use cases, technical limitations, and what to know before adopting the cloud computing platform....
09:34, 05/11/2019

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel are two of the best options for working with spreadsheets, allowing you to manage figures, make calculations, create graphs and charts, and much more.Google Sheets started life as a very basic spreadsheet application, but it's developed rapidly in recent years ...
17:51, 06/03/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
14:00, 05/14/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
21:34, 05/28/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Save over $100 or 20% on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet Last July, Microsoft launched its Surface Go line of tablets in order to compete with Apple's lower-end iPad tablets. The Surface Go slates are equipped with a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 10-inch display carrying a 1200 x 1800 resolution. Under the hood, you'll find an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 441...
02:34, 05/03/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbuds and an unexpected online-gaming alignment between Sony and Microsof......
12:17, 05/18/2019

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Microsoft teams up with the VA to help wounded warriors 22 VA rehabilitation centers around the country will receive Xbox adaptive controllers specially designed for gamers with mental or physical disabilities....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 prices are down again Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll when it comes to offering discounts on its 2-in-1 tablets, with both the Surface Pro and the more affordable Surface Go seeing various temporary price cuts. Now, Microsoft is once again allowing US customers to save some money on its tablets, although we're only ...
06:51, 05/05/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full year ago. Of course, Sony isn’t actually going ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the big news about Linux, and the first new iPhone game we've s......
15:34, 05/07/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromium rendering engine, which also powers other popul...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't say much about what the experience entails, although it's......
19:17, 05/07/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comes to Red Hat Summit If the mountain won't come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain. Or, in this case, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came to Red Hat Summit to announce a new Microsoft/Red Hat partnership: Azure Red Hat OpenShift....
14:17, 05/08/2019

What Microsoft's upcoming 'outsourcing' licensing changes could mean for your business Enterprise customers relying on Microsoft 'Bring Your Own License' option to run Windows Server, SQL Server and other enterprise software in Amazon's or Google's clouds may be in for a rude awakening this fall....
22:51, 08/13/2019

Microsoft’s Edge for macOS arrives in preview Fifteen years after Microsoft walked away from the Mac browser scene, it's back with Edge -- currently in semi-stable beta forms for curious testers.Read More...
19:34, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s AI hallucinates unique whisky flavors When whisky is made in Scotland it’s called scotch. When it’s made in Kentucky it’s called whiskey – the Irish also add the “E”. But when it’s made in Sweden, based on a recipe created by Microsoft‘s AI, we just call it amazing. Swedish distillery Mackmyra Whisky, technology company Fourkind, and Mi...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Everything Microsoft Showed On Today's Inside Xbox Microsoft showed off Gears of War 5's horde mode, NBA 2k20's career mode, and the new games coming to Game Pass during its latest episode of Inside Xbox....
03:17, 08/20/2019

Microsoft starts rolling out another new Android app, SMS Organizer Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications ....
05:17, 08/20/2019

Microsoft is a favourite target for brand spoofing Brand spoofing or phishing email attacks aren’t new but they’re growing every quarter as cybercriminals are tricking more people to disclose their confidential and financial data for the purpose of identity theft. The sender’s email address is spoofed to look like it is coming f...
15:17, 06/26/2019

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses running loads of virtual machines that don't want t...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million......
21:00, 05/16/2019

Review: The Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is a really, really lovely mouse I know you come to this site for deep, contemplative thought on the technological issues of the day, but sod it: the Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is really bloody lovely, and if you need a new mouse, you should buy this one. Job done. Time to go to the pub? Not quite. I suppose I should delve into why...
03:17, 06/27/2019

Mac Book says Microsoft Laptops are better than Apple’s MacBooks Ever since Apple released those viral Mac vs. PC ads many years ago, Microsoft has tried to come up with funny comparisons of its own — but none of them really stuck. What you’re about to see is easily the best bad anti-MacBook commercial from Microsoft to date, one in which a person nam...
18:51, 08/01/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Warns of a Monster Computer Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Is Eavesdropping on Your Skype and Cortana Activity A number of companies are starting to have reservations about using real people to “improve” their digital assistants by reviewing what you’ve said to your smart speaker or phone. I’m willing to bet that Microsoft will also soon about-face on this practice, but right now, contractors might be listen...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Microsoft Edge now speaks to you like a real person Microsoft Edge can now read websites aloud to you using voices so natural, they could be mistaken for real people.The new voices are included in the latest Edge Insider builds, and we expect it to appear in the release version very soon. To give them a try, grab either the Developer or Canary build,...
17:34, 08/15/2019

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happened in 2018. As we ask every year: Did the three ...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Consider Buying Microsoft Office Before It Becomes a Subscription Service The good news: You can still buy a standalone version of Microsoft Office (for now) instead of paying Microsoft regular money for a subscription. The bad news, however, is that you can no longer get a super-cheap, one-off copy of Office via Microsoft’s Home Use Program....
21:17, 08/13/2019

CRM Watchlist 2019: The big engines that could (Part 2B, Microsoft) Microsoft, another of this year's CRM Watchlist winners, is perhaps the most complex of all because of the clarity of their vision and because they are dedicated to carrying it out - from products/services and partnerships to corporate social good. Here's how it all works....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 needs to get into living rooms sooner rather than later Watching someone use Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 while holding a conversation with you is almost as good of a demonstration as using it yourself. It’s a glimpse at the wild future of computing in store for us – all of us – mere years from now.While watching Greg Sullivan, dire...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Here's Microsoft's new plan to keep Cortana alive and differentiated Microsoft is looking to breathe new life into Cortana by enabling its digital assistant to handle more complex queries, starting with people-centric, productivity-based ones. Here's how this will work....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft's Web Browser for Macs Has Leaked Online Mac users who are tired of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari just got a new (if not totally official) way to browse the web. Monday evening, a Twitter user named h0x0d posted download links for developer builds of the macOS version of Microsoft’s Edge browser, The Verge reports.Read more......
20:51, 05/07/2019

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of two consoles....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
00:00, 06/06/2019

This $50 bundle can turn you into an Microsoft Excel whiz You can not only learn all the hidden nooks and crannies that keep Excel so popular after 30-plus years, but prep to get certified as an Excel expert with the training found in The A to Z Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle. It’s a giant instruction package now heavily discounted down to o...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Microsoft designs an Xbox controller with Braille Microsoft is clearly invested in adaptive gaming controllers. Its Xbox Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC was the star of its latest Super Bowl ad. The company spent more than a year designing accessible packaging, and it recently teamed up with......
23:51, 05/07/2019