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21:35 2019-09-18

North now offers Focals smart glasses fittings and purchases via app North’s Focals smart glasses are the first in the category to even approach mainstream appeal, but to date, the only way to get a pair has been...
21:28 2019-09-18

HP debuts Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] ...
19:56 2019-09-18

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what e...
19:56 2019-09-18

The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one Sonos has released their first ever portable speaker with a built-in battery: The $399 Sonos Move, which starts shipping to customers on September 24...
15:28 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement foll...
15:28 2019-09-18

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perfor...
15:00 2019-09-18

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming, and content co-watching. If you can get past the cre...
15:00 2019-09-18

HP debuts Elitebook Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] ...
09:56 2019-09-18

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are g...
08:42 2019-09-18

Google is bringing a data-saving feature to Android TVs Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on mobile hotspots to connect...
23:00 2019-09-17

Google Fi gets a cheaper “unlimited” plan, bundled cloud storage Enlarge Google Fi, Google's MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) cellular service, is launching a second plan for users today. Besides the origi...
20:14 2019-09-17

Apple awards another $250 million to precision glass maker Corning As part of Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund, Apple is investing $250 million in Corning, a supplier that has been working on glass for the iPhone...
19:56 2019-09-17

The Sony RX100 VII is the best compact camera you can buy Sony’s latest advanced compact camera is the highly pocketable RX100 VII, the seventh iteration of the RX100. Since its debut, this line of ca...
19:56 2019-09-17

Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO Bharat Vasan is no longer the Chief Executive Officer at Pax Labs, the consumer tech company that makes cannabis vaporizers. A source familiar with ...
19:56 2019-09-17

Google is bringing data saver feature to Android TVs Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on mobile hotspots to connect...
11:28 2019-09-17

Google will unveil the Pixel 4 and other new hardware on October 15 Google will reveal the next Pixel in greater detail at an event happening October 15 in New York, the company confirmed via invites sent to media to...
04:14 2019-09-17

Say hello to 802.11ax: Wi-Fi 6 device certification begins today Enlarge / Wi-Fi connects the world together, but it's still quite complicated. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Today, the Wi-Fi Alliance launched its Wi-Fi...
00:42 2019-09-17

OnePlus’ next flagship smartphone launches September 26 OnLeaks' render of the cheaper OnePlus 7T. [credit: OnLeaks / Pricebaba ] ...
00:42 2019-09-17

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat Enlarge / Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger. (credit: DC Comics/Creative Commons) Disney CEO Bob Iger has sat on Apple's board sinc...
00:42 2019-09-17

Google’s next flagship smartphone launches October 15 Google's invitation. [credit: Google ] ...
00:42 2019-09-17

After conquering smartphones, PopSocket sets its sights on beverages In its first half-decade of existence, PopSocket has grown into one of the most popular — and imitated — smartphone accessories on the market. In 201...
17:56 2019-09-16

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 combines creative flexibility with great design The Android tablet market isn’t exactly a hotbed of excitement and activity, which makes it all the more impressive that Samsung continues to ...
17:56 2019-09-16

XDA-developers’ first look at Google Camera 7, leaked from the Pixel 4 Camera 7.0 looks to have a much-improved and more accessible way to manage shot settings. Camera 6.x obscured these settings in several separate men...
05:14 2019-09-14

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo's flagship bus...
22:28 2019-09-13

Amazon will announce new hardware on September 25 Enlarge / An Amazon Echo device. (credit: Amazon) Amazon has announced that it will hold an event on September 25 to announce new hardware products...
22:28 2019-09-13

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest U.K. police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ...
22:00 2019-09-13

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning Prosthetic limbs are getting better every year, but the strength and precision they gain doesn’t always translate to easier or more effective u...
22:00 2019-09-13

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey...
22:56 2019-09-12

Nintendo shows off exercise-powered RPG for Switch, Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo has been at the crossroads of video games and fitness since the famous Power Pad for the NES, and the Switch is the latest to receive a gam...
22:56 2019-09-12

Preventing GPS spoofing is hard—but you can at least detect it This demonstration of GPS/GNSS spoofing shows a semi-autonomous car being misled into taking the wrong road. Today at the IAA (International Motor ...
20:00 2019-09-12

AMD improves real-world boost and idle on Ryzen 3000 Enlarge / Too much boost is just enough. (credit: Universal Pictures) Tuesday, AMD announced firmware updates for its new Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU li...
22:28 2019-09-11

iFixit tears down the newest Fairphone—how repairable is it? Fairphone 3 is a 5.65-inch phone, running Android 9 on a Snapdragon 632 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. [credit: ...
20:00 2019-09-11

The Polaroid Lab uses the light from your phone’s screen to turn digital photos into Polaroids When all of us are carrying phones that can snap a thousand photos a minute and are connected to cloud systems that can store millions, there’s...
10:28 2019-09-11

Apple introduces the Apple Watch Series 5 with always-on display Apple today introduced some new Apple Watch models at a press conference. The Apple Watch Series 5 has an always-on display. It seems to look just l...
10:28 2019-09-11

Apple introduces the A13 Bionic for the iPhone 11 Apple is announcing new iPhone models today. The iPhone 11 uses an Apple A13 Bionic system-on-a-chip. It is a nice improvement over the A12 Bionic i...
10:28 2019-09-11

iOS 13 will be available on September 19 Apple announced in a press release that iOS 13 will be available on September 19. Even if you don’t plan to buy a new iPhone, you’ll be able to get ...
10:28 2019-09-11

Why does the new iPhone 11 Pro have 3 cameras? On the back of the iPhone 11 Pro can be found three cameras. Why? Because the more light you collect, the better your picture can be. And we pretty m...
10:28 2019-09-11

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max: Hands-on with Apple’s new phones The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. [credit: Samuel Axon ] ...
09:42 2019-09-11

Apple Watch series 5 hands-on: Software is king The Apple Watch series 5. [credit: Samuel Axon ] ...
09:42 2019-09-11

Apple reveals iOS 13 and iPadOS release dates—but macOS Catalina remains a mystery Enlarge / The just-announced iPhone 11 running iOS 13. (credit: Samuel Axon) CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS,...
09:42 2019-09-11

Apple iPad 2019 hands-on: A 6th-generation iPad in a 2019 iPad Air’s body The 2019, seventh-generation iPad with a 10.2-inch display. [credit: Samuel Axon ...
09:42 2019-09-11

Surprise! Apple unveils its 7th-gen iPad with a 10.2-inch display The new 10.2-inch iPad. It's a lot like the old one, just bigger. [credit: Apple ...
01:14 2019-09-11

The $399 Apple Watch Series 5 is coming on September 20, and ceramic is back The new Apple Watch Series 5. CUPERTINO, Calif.—As expected, Apple executives took the stage at the company'...
01:14 2019-09-11

Apple introduces the new $699 iPhone 11—and it’s all about the cameras The various colors of the new iPhone 11. [credit: Apple ] ...
01:14 2019-09-11

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro is official, with three cameras and Super Retina XDR display The iPhone 11 Pro. [credit: Apple ] CU...
01:14 2019-09-11

Apple continues health push with three new medical studies Three new studies, available on the Research app later this fall, will explore new areas of medical research. [credit: ...
01:14 2019-09-11

Hands-on with the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. [credit: Samuel Axon ] ...
01:14 2019-09-11

Watch Apple unveil the new iPhone live right here Apple is set to announce new iPhone models today. The company is holding a keynote on its campus at 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM...
11:14 2019-09-10

SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge computing SimShine, a computer vision startup based in Shenzhen, has raised $8 million in pre-Series A funding for SimCam, its line of home security cameras th...
11:14 2019-09-10

FDA says Juul ‘ignored the law’ and warns it may take action The Food and Drug Administration has put vaping giant Juul on notice with a pair of letters calling out the company for misleading statements about i...
04:00 2019-09-10

Apple, Foxconn caught breaking Chinese labor laws while making iPhones Enlarge / A Foxconn facility. (credit: Ken Marshall / Flickr) Apple and Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff at ...
00:56 2019-09-10

Some Chromebooks mistakenly declared themselves end-of-life last week Enlarge / If your new Chromebook told you it's past EOL, don't panic—as long as you were running Canary or Dev, that is. (If you were running Stable ...
00:56 2019-09-10

Fitbit Versa 2 review: A solid replacement, but not totally remade Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Fitbit's first smartwatch may have been the Ionic, but the company is throwing all of its resources behind th...
20:00 2019-09-09

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many n...
02:28 2019-09-08

Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Lenovo's ThinkPad family has a lot of fans, but not everyone can spend ThinkPad money on a laptop. Designed f...
18:00 2019-09-07

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “By Innovation Only” iPhone event Enlarge / This image accompanied invitations Apple sent to the press for the September 10 event. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Livebl...
01:42 2019-09-07

Firefox is stepping up its blocking game Enlarge / The bold color choices in the blocking dialog on Firefox 70 Beta make it clear that Mozilla wants users to really look at it. (credit: Jim ...
01:42 2019-09-07

Xiaomi has shipped 100 million smartphones in India Xiaomi said on Friday it has shipped over 100 million smartphones in India, its most important market, since beginning operations in the nation five...
12:28 2019-09-06

Sonos finally makes a portable Bluetooth speaker—meet the Sonos Move The Sonos Move. [credit: Jeff Dunn ] So...
02:56 2019-09-06

Android 10—The Ars Technica Review Android 10 is finally here! Here's the new logo. This gallery will be a highlight of what's covered in the review. ...
02:56 2019-09-06

Future iPhones may have both Face ID and in-display fingerprint reader Enlarge / Setting up Touch ID on an older-model iPhone. (credit: Getty Images | Chesnot ) Apple is testing an in-screen fingerprint reader that co...
02:56 2019-09-06

USB4 is coming soon and will (mostly) unify USB and Thunderbolt Enlarge (credit: Wikideas1) This Tuesday, the USB Implementers Forum published the official USB4 protocol specification. If your initial reaction w...
02:56 2019-09-06

The new Sonos Port connects your existing stereo setup to Sonos and AirPlay 2 Sonos has a new addition to its ecosystem for connecting in your existing stereo and AV equipment, and for adding sound out and AirPlay 2 capabiliti...
23:14 2019-09-05

Sonos took the mic out of its smart speaker for the $179 Sonos One SL Sonos has a new entry-level connected speaker that will give you all of its multi-room, high-quality sound — without the onboard microphones a...
23:14 2019-09-05

Apple could add in-screen fingerprint reader to 2020 iPhone According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has been working on in-screen fingerprint readers. But that feature won’t be ready for the new iPhone...
23:14 2019-09-05

What to expect from Apple’s September 10 “By Innovation Only” event Enlarge / This image accompanied invitations Apple sent to the press for the September 10 event. (credit: Apple) At 10am Pacific on September 10, A...
14:00 2019-09-05

Roku’s new $179 soundbar doubles as a streaming device, works with most TVs Roku's new Wireless Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer. [credit: Valentina Palladino ...
09:14 2019-09-05

Samsung launches its first 5G-integrated CPU Enlarge / Samsung's Exynos 980 brings more device integration into the SoC, increasing battery life and allowing for more powerful auxiliary processo...
09:14 2019-09-05

Light Phone’s founders discuss life beyond the smartphone For a seemingly tough pitch, Light has had little trouble getting noticed. The company has run two successful crowdfunding campaigns for a pair of m...
19:14 2019-09-04

Cowboy recruits Sunrise co-founder Jeremy Le Van as VP of Product Electric bike maker Cowboy has recruited a well-known name when it comes to mobile app design. Jeremy Le Van co-founded Sunrise, a well-designed cale...
19:14 2019-09-04

The best mouse you can buy finally gets USB-C with Logitech’s new MX Master 3 Logitech has delivered a new version of its popular MX Master mouse – the MX Master 3. This brand new iteration of the wireless mouse finally adds US...
19:14 2019-09-04

Apple could release an update to the Apple TV All eyes are on the next iPhone, but Apple could also be working on a new Apple TV. The device could be announced next week, or maybe later this fal...
19:14 2019-09-04

Acer announces a $14,000 gaming chair because why not This isn’t a chair. This is a rig. It’s a throne. It’s gaming monster. The Acer Predator Thronos Air Gaming Chair is a $13,999 device has everything...
13:14 2019-09-04

Kobo debuts Libra H2O e-reader, updates software with more tools for readers Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Nearly one year after releasing the Forma e-reader, Kobo returns today with a new slab dubbed the Kobo Libra ...
07:42 2019-09-04

USB4 brings better speeds and compatibility — but loses the space in the name The organizations behind the widely used USB standard have released some new info on the latest iteration of the interface, and it’s nothing bu...
07:14 2019-09-04

Android 10 launches today, and Pixel phones get the day one update The new Android logo. Android 10 is finally finished! The next big Android update, which we've been examini...
00:28 2019-09-04

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, ...
21:42 2019-09-03

Near miss between science craft and Starlink satellite shows need to improve orbital coordination A European satellite that measures the Earth’s winds using lasers had a close encounter with one of SpaceX’s Starlink constellation yeste...
21:42 2019-09-03

The next Apple Watch could feature sleep tracking Details have surfaced about one of the potentially key features of the next Apple Watch — sleep tracking. Bloomberg originally reported that Apple h...
18:00 2019-09-03

First encounter: Ohio Challenger 2P (and its 4KB of RAM) Personal computing, 1980-style. (credit: Old Computer Museum) Update: It's Labor Day in the US, which means Ars staff are more likely to be monitori...
16:28 2019-09-03

13 ways to screw over your internet provider Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net...
07:14 2019-09-03

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers....
02:28 2019-09-02

At-home blood testing startup Baze rakes in $6 million from Nature’s Way By now, the venture world is wary of blood testing startups offering health data from just a few drops of blood. However, Baze, a Swiss-based persona...
02:28 2019-08-31

Apple to stop storing Siri audio after contractors heard private talks and sex Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple will stop storing voice recordings captured by Siri-enabled device...
07:42 2019-08-30

Unix at 50: How the OS that powered smartphones started from failure Enlarge / Ken Thompson (sitting) and Dennis Ritchie (standing) in front of a PDP-11. Ritchie annotated this press image for Bell Labs as "an amusing ...
18:56 2019-08-29

Apple gives third-party repair shops more access to authorized parts Enlarge (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Apple has been a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to iPhones and independent repair shop...
18:56 2019-08-29

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the countr...
16:28 2019-08-29

Apple expands access to official repair parts for third-party shops Apple just announced a new program to make it easier to repair out-of-warranty iPhones. In addition to Apple Authorized Service Providers, independen...
16:28 2019-08-29

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul re...
16:28 2019-08-29

Lenovo’s new Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] ...
07:42 2019-08-29

Fitbit debuts $200 Versa 2 smartwatch, Fitbit Premium subscription service The new Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch. [credit: Fitbit ] ...
07:42 2019-08-29

Softly, softly, catchy jelly: This ‘ultragentle’ robotic gripper collects fragile marine life The creatures of the depths live in a very different world — one lethal to us. But our world is lethal to them as well, all sharp edges and rapid mov...
22:56 2019-08-28

Fitbit’s CEO discusses the company’s subscription future At a small event in Manhattan this week, Fitbit laid out its future for the press. Tellingly, the event was far more focus on the company’s software ...
18:00 2019-08-28

Insta360’s tiny new GO stabilized camera could be game-changer for social video Insta360 has quickly established itself as the leader in 360-degree video capture, at least for the consumer market, and its new GO stabilized camer...
18:00 2019-08-28

Sony’s new a6600 flagship APS-C camera adds stabilization and over 2x better battery life Sony announced two new APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras at a special event in New York today, and the announcements are big news for any...
18:00 2019-08-28

Eero updates subscription plans Router maker Eero is expanding its focus on subscriptions with a new two-tier system. Eero already had a $10 per month subscription called Eero Plus....
18:00 2019-08-28

Zhiyun’s Smooth-Q2 aims to be the most portable quality smartphone gimbal available Zhiyun has been steadily rolling out new gimbals for smartphones and dedicated cameras for a few years now, and the company’s quality and featu...
18:00 2019-08-28

Lenovo’s new, Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] ...
11:14 2019-08-28

Lucid’s drone is built to clean the outside of your house or office Building exteriors tend to get gross. Dirt clings to the walls. Windows get filmy. Spiderwebs amass. If you live in a particularly humid area, mold a...
23:56 2019-08-27

Guidemaster: The best back-to-school gadgets you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/picture alliance) That time of year is, inevitably, here again—that time humans ages seven to 21 dread but their pare...
13:56 2019-08-27

IBM’s quantum-resistant magnetic tape storage is not actually snake oil Usually when someone in tech says the word “quantum,” I put my hands on my ears and sing until they go away. But while IBM’s ̶...
05:28 2019-08-27

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. Amazon cont...
19:00 2019-08-26

Bag Week 2019: A whole bunch of fannies It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags o...
22:00 2019-08-24

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying...
22:00 2019-08-24

Waxed canvas messengers from Trakke, Waterfield and Mission Workshop are spacious and rugged It’s nearing the end of Bag Week 2019, where we highlight the best receptacles for the tech we cover daily, and we’ve got a few more winn...
22:56 2019-08-23

The Pad & Quill Gladstone Briefcase offers plenty of storage in a beautiful design Pad & Quill makes some of the most handsome leather goods for the modern world, and its Gladstone Leather Briefcase is no different. This bag harkens...
20:56 2019-08-23

FAA threatens $25,000 fine for weaponizing drones It’s perfectly natural for a red-blooded American to, once they have procured their first real drone, experiment with attaching a flame thrower...
20:56 2019-08-23

Guidemaster: The best keyboards, mice, and more for your gaming PC Enlarge / So many fingers have been typing and clicking in the name of journalism... (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! ...
14:28 2019-08-23

Guidemaster: Finding the best gaming monitors you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / The LG 34GK950F, our favorite ultrawide gaming monitor. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of ...
14:28 2019-08-23

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final...
05:14 2019-08-23

Maybe don’t keep your Apple Card in a leather wallet, Apple warns Enlarge / There's also a featureless, very Apple-like physical card that you can order. (credit: Apple) Apple's shiny new credit card boasts many f...
22:00 2019-08-22

Unsweetened: Android swaps sugary codenames for boring numbers [credit: Google ] We usually get a fun codename to go along ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Report: Apple will unveil overhauled MacBook Pro, “Pro” iPhones this fall This is the new Mac Pro. [credit: Samuel Axon ] ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech ...
19:42 2019-08-22

How Oculus squeezed sophisticated tracking into pipsqueak hardware Making the VR experience simple and portable was the main goal of the Oculus Quest, and it definitely accomplishes that. But going from things in th...
16:56 2019-08-22

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been offi...
14:28 2019-08-22

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is as simple or as powerful as you need it to be A good, solid duffel bag is a mainstay for many travelers — especially those who like packing up a car for a weekend away, or frequent flyers w...
06:56 2019-08-22

Intel’s line of notebook CPUs gets more confusing with 14nm Comet Lake The best news about Comet Lake is the high-end 6C/12T i7. [credit: Intel Corporation ...
18:28 2019-08-21

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 Android One smartphone with 48MP rear camera in India for $181 Google has found a committed Android One partner in Xiaomi. The Chinese electronics giant today launched the Mi A3, its third Android One smartphone ...
14:56 2019-08-21

Hear THX’s new Deep Note right here The THX Deep Note is changing and it can be heard here first. The iconic audio track has long proceeded movies certified by THX and features the now ...
14:56 2019-08-21

Guidemaster: The best Nintendo Switch accessories you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / You can do a lot with this little guy. (credit: Jeff Dunn) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'...
13:42 2019-08-21

Guidemaster: The best gaming headsets for your console or gaming rig Enlarge / Just an armful of the gaming headsets we tested. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Most people can meet their gaming audio needs with a good ...
13:42 2019-08-21

Waxed canvas bags from Waterfield, Manhattan Portage, Saddleback and more It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of ...
04:28 2019-08-21

The death of “Works with Nest” begins now with Google account migrations Enlarge / Coming soon to a Nest near you: Your Google account. (credit: Google Nest) The smart home company Nest is currently in the middle of a r...
03:14 2019-08-21

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch i...
03:14 2019-08-21

Apple Card is now available to all US iPhone owners, adds new cash-back rewards The Apple Card is first and foremost a virtual card—meaning you make contactless or online payments using your phone or other supported Apple device....
19:42 2019-08-20

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support for both iPhones, Macs and oth...
16:28 2019-08-20

Starship Technologies raises $40M, crosses 100K deliveries and plans to expand to 100 new universities Starship Technologies invented the category of rolling autonomous sidewalk delivery robots, and to date, the company has made over 100,000 commercial...
16:28 2019-08-20

WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you revi...
04:00 2019-08-20

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a bas...
04:00 2019-08-20

Google Play Store’s blindingly white redesign starts rolling out The new Play Store. It is very white. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
23:42 2019-08-19

Report: United States will give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Update Monday, August 19, 2:15pm: As expected, the US Department of Commerce made the extension officia...
23:42 2019-08-19

Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing Minecraft is getting a free update that brings much-improved lighting and color to the game’s blocky graphics using real-time ray tracing runni...
16:00 2019-08-19

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch Sonos has an event coming up at the end of the month to reveal something new, but leaks have pretty much given away what’s likely to be the hi...
16:00 2019-08-19

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using...
23:42 2019-08-18

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models Apple’s next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That’s according to new asse...
18:42 2019-08-17

Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its smar...
18:42 2019-08-17

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of...
04:28 2019-08-17

Flexible stick-on sensors could wirelessly monitor your sweat and pulse As people strive ever harder to minutely quantify every action they do, the sensors that monitor those actions are growing lighter and less invasive....
02:56 2019-08-17

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The New Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs and several methods to connect multiple So...
18:28 2019-08-16

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sen...
18:28 2019-08-16

These robo-shorts are the precursor to a true soft exoskeleton When someone says “robotic exoskeleton,” the power loaders from Aliens are what come to mind for most people (or at least me), but the re...
18:28 2019-08-16

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unp...
18:28 2019-08-16

Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware Enlarge / Android on the Nintendo Switch. Just think of all the Nintendo apps you're missing out on. The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game co...
18:28 2019-08-16

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 ]...
18:28 2019-08-16

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause the...
18:28 2019-08-16

Apple will unveil new iPhones on September 10, leak suggests Apple revealed the iPhone XS at a similar event on September 12, 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple released the seventh beta of iOS 13 toda...
18:28 2019-08-16

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with p...
00:56 2019-08-15

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. ...
00:56 2019-08-15

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 lig...
18:00 2019-08-14

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter Xiaomi has now been India’s top smartphone seller for eight straight quarters. The company has become a constant headache for Samsung in the w...
00:00 2019-08-14

Owners of defective 2016 Google Pixels can now claim up to $500 Enlarge / Get paid for your defective Google microphones. Back in May, Google settled the defective Pixel 1 lawsuit brought against it in 2018 fo...
23:14 2019-08-13

$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contr...
21:42 2019-08-13

The ClockworkPi GameShell is a super fun DIY spin on portable gaming Portable consoles are hardly new, and thanks to the Switch, they’re basically the most popular gaming devices in the world. But ClockworkPiR...
21:42 2019-08-13

SNES controller for Switch shows up in FCC filing, hinting at SNES games for Nintendo Online Nintendo looks set to release wireless SNES controllers for the Nintendo Switch, which likely means it’ll also be bringing classic SNES titles...
16:28 2019-08-13

Snap introduces Spectacles 3, with two HD cameras and 3D effects on Snapchat Snap has introduced a third generation of its Spectacles wearable sunglass cameras, and these include new 3D effects for use in Snapchat. You can cap...
16:28 2019-08-13

Microsoft cuts Office 2019 one-time licenses through Home Use Program Enlarge / Microsoft at a trade show. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan) Another one bites the dust. Microsoft has been shifting much of its s...
14:56 2019-08-13

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more Parallels Desktop 15 running Windows 7 and 11. [credit: Parallels ] ...
14:56 2019-08-13

Tesla explodes after crash on Russian highway A Tesla vehicle involved in a collision burst into flames and exploded on a highway near Moscow last night, local media reported. The occupants were ...
20:00 2019-08-12

Apple updates multiport adapter with support for 4K HDR video Enlarge / The 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro—it looks just like last year's model. (credit: Samuel Axon) After Apple streamlined the types of ports on it...
04:56 2019-08-10

A detailed look at AMD’s new Epyc “Rome” 7nm server CPUs It feels a little strange to just agree with a headline slide in a product demo, but we can't find the lie here. [credit: ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Apple is now selling the AirPower, basically, only it’s not made by Apple The mophie 3-in-1 mat with AirPods, an Apple Watch, and an iPhone on it. [credit: Apple ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Huawei announces its first operating system, HarmonyOS Enlarge Ever since the Trump administration's export ban on Huawei threatened the company's Android phones, Huawei has been making claims that it ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Samsung’s Bixby speaker, announced one year ago today, still hasn’t launched The Samsung Galaxy Home is Samsung's long-rumored Bixby smart speaker. [credit: Samsung ...
16:28 2019-08-09

A Boeing code leak exposes security flaws deep in a 787’s guts Enlarge / American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft with registration N818AL landing at Athens International Airport. (credit: Nur Photo | G...
16:28 2019-08-09

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to ...
12:00 2019-08-09

Samsung’s new Galaxy Book S laptop is built around Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx The Samsung Galaxy Book S. [credit: Samsung ] ...
22:56 2019-08-08

Google Pixel 4 will reportedly jump on the 90Hz display bandwagon OnLeaks' Pixel 4 XL render. The notch is gone, and so is the bottom front speaker. [credit: @OnLeaks x P...
22:56 2019-08-08

Galaxy Note10 hands-on: Samsung falls behind the competition The Galaxy Note10. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
22:56 2019-08-08

Guidemaster: Smartwatches worthy of replacing your favorite timepiece Enlarge / Apple Watch Series 2. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Update: Our Smartwatch Guidemaster was originally published in February 2018. But we'v...
22:56 2019-08-08

Apple locks new iPhone batteries to prevent third-party repair, report says Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images | Getty) If your new iPhone needs a new battery anytime soon, you may not want to bother replacing it yourself or head...
22:56 2019-08-08

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] ...
22:56 2019-08-08

Dell’s new XPS 13 2-in-1—a notable redesign—goes on sale today The updated Dell XPS 13 two-in-one with its new 16:10 display. [credit: Valentina Palladino ...
22:56 2019-08-08

This charming little camera prints instantly to receipt paper I’m a big instant camera fan, but the film is expensive and the digital printers just aren’t very good. So I was delighted to see this al...
21:42 2019-08-08

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th rele...
01:42 2019-08-08

MSDN Magazine will publish its last issue, ending a Microsoft developer era Enlarge / MSDN Magazine's heyday fell firmly in the era of Windows XP Professional. (credit: Jeff Christensen / ContributorChristensen/WireImage) I...
01:42 2019-08-08

The Galaxy Note 10 launches with the biggest display of the year The Galaxy Note 10. Complete with S-Pen. NEW YORK—Samsung has officially taken the wraps off of the Galaxy ...
01:42 2019-08-08

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of...
23:14 2019-08-07

Apple’s innovative virtual credit card is now available—but only to some people The Apple Card is first and foremost a virtual card—meaning you make contactless or online payments using your phone or other supported Apple device....
13:14 2019-08-07

iOS 13 privacy feature will force total overhaul for Facebook apps Apple's Craig Federighi unveils iOS 13 at WWDC 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica) Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple’s next operati...
13:14 2019-08-07

On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his ...
07:14 2019-08-06

Google publishes sustainability plan for hardware, but its impact is uncertain Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif.—May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabe...
03:56 2019-08-06

Apple isn’t the most cash-rich company in the world anymore, but it doesn’t matter Google co-founder Larry Page is now CEO of Alphabet. (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) You've probably heard it before: Apple has more money...
03:56 2019-08-06

Watch a Tesla Model 3 play chess against the top-ranked player in the US Tesla cars can now take on human players in a game of chess, thanks to a software update it pushed out to vehicles last month. Its programmers likel...
04:28 2019-08-04

Polar Ignite review: Clever fitness perks marred by too many compromises Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Polar has had some catching up to do in the smartwatch space as Fitbit, Garmin, and Apple continuously improv...
21:42 2019-08-03

Google confirms “Play Pass” subscription service for Android apps The Google Play Pass Promo. [credit: Android Police ] ...
21:28 2019-08-02

Intel reveals final details on Ice Lake mobile CPUs Enlarge / This is a 10th-Gen Intel Core processor, code named Ice Lake. Ice Lake uses Intel's new 10nm process and offers more IPC (Instructions Per ...
21:28 2019-08-02

Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 31—you have a month to hack yours Enlarge / RIP, Amazon Dash. (credit: Amazon / Sam Machkovech) Amazon's four-year dalliance with plastic "BUY! BUY! BUY!" buttons appears to finally...
21:28 2019-08-02

Apple releases macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update to fix sleeping Macs Enlarge / The 2018 MacBook Pro. It was just over a week ago that Apple released macOS 10.14.6, but the company has already pushed out a Supplement...
02:14 2019-08-02

Apple hones its focus on services with new TV deals for AirPlay 2, HomeKit Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Apple’s AirPlay 2 is coming to more television models...
00:42 2019-08-02

The Samsung Galaxy Dongle This, friends, is the Samsung Galaxy Dongle. The NSFW photo arrives courtesy of SamMobile. The story isn’t the image itself, so much as what it...
22:56 2019-08-01

Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today The somewhat zany mash-up of Ikea and Sonos ended up providing great results, in the form of the Symfonisk line of wireless speakers, including the ...
22:56 2019-08-01

Watch a Tesla Model 3 play chess against the top-ranked player in the U.S. Tesla cars can now take on human players in a game of chess, thanks to a software update it pushed out to vehicles earlier this month. Its programme...
22:56 2019-08-01

Ars reviews three cell signal boosters—and they actually work Enlarge / This Cel-Fi Pro coverage unit is in my downstairs den, receiving LTE signal from the network unit upstairs in my living room. (credit: Jim ...
19:42 2019-08-01

Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China fo...
09:14 2019-08-01

Cryptographic ICE Cube tests orbital cybersecurity protocols aboard the ISS Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protoco...
01:56 2019-08-01

Guidemaster: Ars tested and found the best USB-C accessories you can get now Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) The transition to USB-C hasn't been smooth or swift, but that won't matter when you need to upgrade accessori...
23:00 2019-07-31

Samsung details Galaxy Fold fixes, promises re-launch in September The (new and improved) Galaxy Fold. [credit: Samsung ] ...
23:00 2019-07-31

Apple acquires Intel’s 5G smartphone modem business for $1 billion Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple today announced that i...
23:00 2019-07-31

HP Envy 13 mini-review: Spectre fans, meet your budget option Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) We give a lot of attention to flagship PC families—and for good reason. Devices like the Dell XPS 13 and HP's...
23:00 2019-07-31

15-inch MacBook Pro mini-review: How much does Apple’s fastest laptop offer? The 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro—it looks just like last year's model. [credit: Samuel Axon ...
23:00 2019-07-31

Google announces the Pixel 4 will have FaceID, radar-powered gestures Google's new diagram of the Pixel 4. There's FaceID and Soli technology in there. After showing off the bac...
23:00 2019-07-31

Samsung to unpack new Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Watch over the next week Enlarge / Samsung teased two new devices to debut ahead of its Unpacked conference. (credit: Samsung) Samsung has opted to release some new hardwar...
23:00 2019-07-31

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region this quarter—except the iPhone Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Today, Apple reported its Q3 2019 earnings to investors. Overa...
23:00 2019-07-31

Android Auto’s biggest upgrade ever is finally rolling out The new Android Auto. The big change is the system bar at the bottom, which can now show tiny app controls. Here are music controls. ...
23:00 2019-07-31

Samsung won’t let Android tablets die, announces the Galaxy Tab S6 The Galaxy Tab S6 with keyboard case. Samsung is still not giving up on the Android tablet market. Today th...
23:00 2019-07-31

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk wireless speakers are a symphony of sound and design Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk collaboration took a lot of people by surprise when it was announced earlier this year, but the match-up is less un...
19:42 2019-07-31

Apple could gradually switch to new laptop keyboard mechanism starting this fall Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from TF International Securities has released a new report, as Apple Insider spotted. I’ve read the report and it focu...
19:42 2019-07-31

Old-school Doom and its sequels come to Switch, Xbox One and PS4 Thinking about what to do this weekend? Think no more. Doom, Doom II and Doom 3 have all just appeared on the Switch, Xbox One and PS4, giving you no...
19:42 2019-07-31

How Microsoft turns an obsession with detail into micron-optimized keyboards Nestled among the many indistinguishable buildings of Microsoft’s Redmond campus, a multi-disciplinary team sharing an attention to detail tha...
19:42 2019-07-31

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practic...
19:42 2019-07-31

Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — sometimes described as “the most accurate Apple analyst in the world” — has written a new note to investors saying that...
19:42 2019-07-31

Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control and face unlock Google’s Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it’s getting the long-reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google t...
19:42 2019-07-31

Tesseract makes spacecraft propulsion smaller, greener, stronger Launch vehicles and their enormous rocket engines tend to receive the lion’s share of attention when it comes to space-related propulsion, but ...
19:42 2019-07-31

Analogue’s Mega Sg is the Sega Genesis Mini alternative for the discerning retro gaming fan The official Sega Genesis Mini is coming in September and hopes to capitalize on some of the retro gaming hype that turned the Super Nintendo and N...
19:42 2019-07-31

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Afric...
19:42 2019-07-31

DJI aims for the best first-person drone experience with new goggles, controller and more New gear from DJI will equip you with everything you need to become the best first-person drone racer that’s ever graced the Earth — you...
19:42 2019-07-31

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad standards outside Facebook’s NY HQ A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising...
19:42 2019-07-31

Red founder blames manufacturing partner for its smartphone failures The Red phone. It's scary-looking. The high-end camera maker Red jumped into the smartphone market in late ...
23:28 2019-07-24

Occipital’s Structure Sensor Mark II is a smaller and much improved 3D scanner for your iPad Back in 2013, Occipital (a company then best known for making the RedLaser barcode scanning app) released the Structure Sensor, a device that turned...
22:56 2019-07-24

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 ...
17:28 2019-07-24

Apple closes in on $1 billion deal to buy Intel’s modem business: report Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Apple is in the final stages of negotiations to buy the bulk o...
03:00 2019-07-24

Leaks reveal a trio of iPhone 11 releases to come from Apple this fall Enlarge / A large, looming Apple logo. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Apple often introduces a new wave of hardware at its ...
03:00 2019-07-24

How Axis went from concept to shipping its Gear smart blinds hardware Axis is selling its first product, the Axis Gear, on Amazon and direct from its own website, but that’s a relatively recent development for the...
22:42 2019-07-23

Nvidia RTX 2080 Super hands-on: The result when AMD is out of striking distance It's neither bird nor plane, but rather a new RTX Super GPU from Nvidia. Behold: the RTX 2080 Super, shipping as of today. [cred...
17:42 2019-07-23

Freedom Robotics raises $6.6M to take the hassle out of founding a robotics startup After years — decades even — of promises, the robotics industry is finally beginning to realize its potential. Nowhere is this phenomenon clearer tha...
17:28 2019-07-23

TwelveSouth’s StayGo is the last USB-C dock you’ll ever need The TwelveSouth StayGo is a new USB-C dock from a company that makes a ton of great and unique Mac and iOS device accessories. True to the company...
17:28 2019-07-23

LG says smart TVs will gain AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support next week In addition to Samsung and Vizio, LG announced earlier this year that it would be adding support for Apple’s ecosystem to its TV operating system. A...
17:28 2019-07-23

Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and more Enlarge / The Apple Watch series 4 running watchOS 5. (credit: Valentina Palladino) As it often does, Apple has released updates for all of its dev...
03:42 2019-07-23

Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M VCRs didn’t really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videot...
03:42 2019-07-23

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with potential software support for Apple Card While iOS 13 is right around the corner with a ton of new features, it isn’t quite ready just yet. Apple has just released iOS 12.4, a new stab...
23:56 2019-07-22

The PureCam Connected Car Security System is a dashcam with extras Thanks to a rash of YouTube videos of traffic stops, wild crashes and wacky antics, dashcams are becoming more and more popular with drivers. But doe...
23:56 2019-07-22

Asus’ ROG Phone II features a 120Hz display, a new SoC, and a giant battery The ROG Phone 2. It looks a lot like the ROG Phone 1. [credit: Asus ] ...
22:14 2019-07-22

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of huma...
16:28 2019-07-21

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from ...
16:28 2019-07-21

Netflix lost US subscribers in Q2 over price hikes; how can it win them back? Enlarge / Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. (credit: re:publica) If you’ve been grumbling about the rising cost of your Netflix account, it seems you’re n...
00:56 2019-07-20

Chrome 76 prevents NYT and other news sites from detecting Incognito Mode Enlarge / The Boston Globe and some other news sites prevent non-subscribers from viewing articles in a browser's private mode. (credit: Boston Globe...
20:56 2019-07-19

Microsoft closes fiscal 2019 with revenue spikes driven by cloud services Enlarge / Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at the Microsoft Annual Shareholders Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on November 30, 2016. (credi...
10:14 2019-07-19

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time i...
03:14 2019-07-19

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amad...
19:28 2019-07-18

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 brings stock Android, OLED display for €249 The Xiaomi Mi A3. [credit: Xiaomi ] To...
23:42 2019-07-17

Nexar’s Live Map is like Street View with pictures from 5 minutes ago We all rely on maps to get where we’re going or investigate a neighborhood for potential brunch places, but the data we’re looking at is ...
17:56 2019-07-17

Nintendo introduces a Switch model refresh with better battery life Nintendo already announced an entirely new Switch console this month, the Switch Lite, and now it’s bumping some of the specs on the existing ...
17:56 2019-07-17

Apple is planning to buy up original podcasts with exclusivity in mind Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Podcast fans will want to keep their ears to the grou...
03:42 2019-07-17

Dealmaster: Amazon Prime Day deals you can snag for under $50 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) This year's Amazon Prime Day event is slowing down, but there are still dozens of deals available that are wo...
01:28 2019-07-17

The $139 Nokia 2.2 brings back the removable battery The Nokia 2.2. [credit: Nokia ] How c...
01:28 2019-07-17

Sony’s new A7R IV camera is a 61 MP full-frame mirrorless beast Sony unveiled the latest in its line of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras on Tuesday, debuting the A7R IV, its top-of-the-line full-frame digi...
21:00 2019-07-16

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a consid...
21:00 2019-07-16

Dealmaster: All the best Amazon Prime Day 2019 tech deals we can find Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Greetings, Arsians! Your friendly neighborhood Dealmaster is back and reporting for bargain-hunting duty—and boy, is...
18:14 2019-07-15

The Snapdragon 855 is getting an upgrade to the Snapdragon 855+ Enlarge Today Qualcomm announced a mid-cycle upgrade for the Snapdragon 855, called the "Snapdragon 855+." As a mid-cycle upgrade, there aren't hu...
18:14 2019-07-15

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 m...
17:28 2019-07-15

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t...
17:28 2019-07-15

Dealmaster: Amazon discounts almost its entire product lineup for Prime Day 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Prime Day is nearly upon us, and Amazon has already pushed out a bunch of deals on its own devices. Like Prim...
22:42 2019-07-14

OurPact returns to App Store, reviving debates about Apple’s impartiality Tim Cook on stage during an Apple event in September 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Software may come and go from the App Store, but this wee...
04:42 2019-07-13

These robo-ants can work together in swarms to navigate tricky terrain While the agility of a Spot or Atlas robot is something to behold, there’s a special merit reserved for tiny, simple robots that work not as a ...
01:56 2019-07-13

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the t...
01:56 2019-07-13

The latest barrier to 5G speeds? The summer Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. Thermal throttling is a fact of life for smartphones. SoCs generate a lot of ...
23:14 2019-07-12

Teardowns and benchmarks: All the details about Apple’s newest 13-inch MacBook Pro The 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, torn down. [credit: iFixit ...
23:14 2019-07-12

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomeP...
16:28 2019-07-12

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) ...
16:28 2019-07-12

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by over 70 p...
14:14 2019-07-12

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been arou...
01:56 2019-07-12

‘World’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners’ can be easily hacked Here’s a thing that should have never been a thing: Bluetooth-connected hair straighteners. Glamoriser, a U.K. firm that bills itself as the ma...
01:56 2019-07-12

Luminar eyes production vehicles with $100M round and new Iris lidar platform Luminar is one of the major players in the new crop of lidar companies that have sprung up all over the world, and it’s moving fast to outpace...
01:56 2019-07-12

DeepMind AI is secretly lurking on the public StarCraft II 1v1 ladder Enlarge (credit: Blizzard) Google's DeepMind is making its state-of-the-art AI play StarCraft II again. We previously saw the AI, called "AlphaStar...
22:00 2019-07-11

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having ...
22:00 2019-07-11

Official Galaxy Note 10 images leak, show off the big, boxy body The Galaxy Note 10. This is the smaller version. [credit: Ishan Agarwal ] ...
17:56 2019-07-11

Android Q’s gesture navigation won’t support custom home apps at launch Enlarge (credit: Android) We don't have any Beta 5 pictures yet, but here's what the gesture navigat...
22:28 2019-07-10

Third parties confirm AMD’s outstanding Ryzen 3000 numbers Enlarge (credit: AMD) AMD debuted its new Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU line a few weeks ago at E3, and it looked fantastic. For the first time in 20 year...
22:28 2019-07-10

Nintendo announces a handheld Nintendo Switch Lite for $199 Nintendo has unveiled a new Nintendo Switch called the Nintendo Switch Lite. As the name suggests, this console is a bit cheaper than the original N...
17:14 2019-07-10

Nintendo Switch Lite’s trade-off of whimsy for practicality is a good one Nintendo revealed a new Switch Lite version of its current-generation console today, which attaches the controllers permanently, shrinks the hardwar...
17:14 2019-07-10

Dropbox Transfer tests direct sharing of files up to 100GB Enlarge / Send copies of files with Dropbox Transfer. (credit: Dropbox) Dropbox is adding a new option for how its users can share files. Dropbox T...
04:42 2019-07-10

YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV It’s nice when people can come together and work through their differences to make it easier to watch stuff. That’s exactly what happened...
23:28 2019-07-09

Apple updates entry-level MacBook Air and Pro, discontinues MacBook Enlarge / The 2018 MacBook Air is 10% thinner than the old MacBook Air and weighs 2.75lbs. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Today, Apple refreshed muc...
22:14 2019-07-09

Apple stops selling the 12-inch MacBook, a computer you either loved or were confused by Apple officially stopped selling the 12-inch MacBook today, a computer that hasn’t had an update since June 2017 and that is also maybe one of...
18:56 2019-07-09

The Raspberry Pi 4 doesn’t work with all USB-C cables The Raspberry Pi 4 is a great little beast, but Tyler Ward identified a flaw in the USB Type-C connector. The Raspberry Pi Foundation confirmed to Te...
18:56 2019-07-09

Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 The Raspberry Pi 4. [credit: Raspberry Pi ] ...
18:28 2019-07-09

Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) If you were one of the many ...
07:42 2019-07-09

I updated my crusty old Pentium G-based server—the results are worth sharing Enlarge / Perhaps a dramatization of Jim Salter hearing about a Ryzen motherboard that explicitly and officially supports ECC RAM. (credit: RichVinta...
19:14 2019-07-08

In renders, the Pixel 4 trades a giant notch for a giant forehead OnLeaks' Pixel 4 XL render. The notch is gone, and so is the bottom front speaker. [credit: @OnLeaks x P...
19:14 2019-07-08

Guidemaster: Fitness trackers to consider before buying a smartwatch Enlarge / A different band can change the entire look of the Inspire HR. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Update: Our Fitness Tracker Guidemaster was o...
14:14 2019-07-07

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 review: Premium and practical all in one Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Dell's Inspiron line doesn't make as many headlines as the XPS line does, but that could change quickly. Over...
16:14 2019-07-06

Mario creator Miyamoto counters cloud gaming hype (but don’t count Nintendo out) Cloud gaming — however a company chooses to define that — is shaping up to be a big part of the next generation of consoles and other platforms. But ...
05:42 2019-07-06

This drone swarm spray painted a jumbo-size graffiti mural It’s Friday, so why not watch some good old-fashioned drone-powered graffiti? A design firm in Italy has put together a lovely little show that...
00:01 2019-07-06

Watch a plane land itself truly autonomously for the first time A team of German researchers has created an automatic landing system for small aircraft that lets them touch down not only without a pilot, but witho...
21:56 2019-07-05

Sony’s WF-1000XM3 bring noise cancellation to AirPods-style wireless earbuds Sony's latest attempt at making good noise-cancelling true wireless headphones: the WF-1000XM3. [credit: ...
15:42 2019-07-05

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger Wireless charging has been a wonderful addition to mainstream flagship smartphones including the iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy lineup and GoogleR...
22:00 2019-07-04

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project...
22:00 2019-07-04

Apple reportedly shifting to new keyboard design in 2019/2020 MacBooks Apple is set to replace the technology underlying the keyboards found in its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers, according to a new report from Ap...
17:14 2019-07-04

Behold, the most (intentionally) poorly designed website ever created You know something's wrong right away on the first page. Why does this button say "NO" instead of "YES"? And one thing you can't tell here: hovering ...
14:56 2019-07-04

FaceTime feature in iOS 13 feigns eye contact during video calls Enlarge / The cameras on iPhones are getting (selectively) smarter. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple introduced several of the headlining features of it...
09:42 2019-07-04

Verizon might launch three new Unlimited plans, 5G access is included for a fee Word is Big Red plans to rehash its Unlimited plans or launch three new ones very soon. Apparently, Verizon jumped the gun on its new products, but t...
06:42 2019-07-04

Judge's ruling is bad for Qualcomm, good for phone manufacturers Back in May, Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Qualcomm's business practices are anti-competitive. The judge, already known for presiding over the iconic App...
06:42 2019-07-04

Photo claims to show Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro protective film Twitter tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce) has tweeted out a picture originally found on Weibo showing what is claimed to be the protective film tha...
01:14 2019-07-04

Tidal launches Credits feature to highlight the people behind your favorite music Tidal has just announced it's doing something nice for those behind the music industry who aren't in the spotlight: songwriters, producers, engineers...
01:14 2019-07-04

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon r...
00:28 2019-07-04

For the first time, Apple outs the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pret...
22:14 2019-07-03

Bluetooth certification and FCC visit means Fossil Sport sequel is coming very soon A Bluetooth certification spotted by Gadgets and Wearables (via TechRadar) seems to indicate that the Fossil Sport 2 smartwatch will soon be here. Th...
22:14 2019-07-03

Woot is holding an extensive one-day sale on new and old iPad Pro variants with warranty If you're in the market for a high-end tablet but don't know what to choose between a newer, sleeker iPad Pro and an older, significantly cheaper, an...
22:14 2019-07-03

Samsung's chip business was hit hard by U.S. ban on Huawei According to Reuters, Samsung Electronics is expected to release a preliminary look at its second-quarter earnings report this coming Friday. The num...
19:42 2019-07-03

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
19:42 2019-07-03

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carri...
17:28 2019-07-03

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
17:28 2019-07-03

Deal: Get a Pixel 3a from Best Buy for as low as $200 (activation required) Google's mid-range Android smartphones, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are getting decent discounts at Best Buy as long as you agree to activate your n...
17:28 2019-07-03

T-Mobile vs Verizon 5G download speed and coverage tests scorch the Galaxy S10 5G T-Mobile recently became the fourth major US carrier to flip the 5G switch, and the wait has been worth it, judging from tests run around New York Ci...
17:28 2019-07-03

Bundle Samsung's 128GB Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019) with a keyboard and save $100 overall If you're into Android slates, you probably know Samsung sells a very respectable upper mid-range Galaxy Tab S5e at an excellent starting price of $4...
17:28 2019-07-03

Office for iOS is getting some nifty improvements this month Just like every other month, Microsoft announced recently a set of new Office improvements that will drop on iOS apps at some point this month. For t...
17:28 2019-07-03

iOS 13 introduces eye contact simulation to FaceTime Video calls have made long-distance communication a much more intimate experience, but there has been an issue from the get-go when it came to realis...
17:28 2019-07-03

iPad Pro 2019: release date, price, specs, features, what to expect The Apple iPad — the product that officially made tablets cool and the very product that survived the great decline in its market niche over the past...
17:28 2019-07-03

'Excellent' Google Pixel 3 XL with 60-day warranty costs a measly $415 in killer eBay deal While the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are undeniably great phones that provide a lot of bang for your buck (even when they're not deeply discounted with upfro...
17:28 2019-07-03

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pret...
17:28 2019-07-03

LG Stylo 5 vs. Stylo 4 - specs comparison After making its official debut last week, the LG Stylo 5 is currently being sold in the US by Cricket Wireless for $229, and by Boost Mobile for $20...
17:28 2019-07-03

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier Apple has added a feature called ‘FaceTime Attention Correction’ to the latest iOS 13 Developer beta, and it looks like it could make a ...
15:28 2019-07-03

Android Q(&A): Android Engineers take us on a deep dive of Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) As has become tradition for Ars at Google I/O, we recently sat down wit...
15:14 2019-07-03

Samsung may have completed the Galaxy Fold 'redesign', but new release date remains under wraps While Samsung CEO DJ Koh broke the silence earlier this week with his own personal feelings on the Galaxy Fold debacle, calling the whole thing "emba...
14:14 2019-07-03

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unex...
14:14 2019-07-03

Best Buy has the LG Stylo 4 on sale for as little as $100 after $200 discount If you like pen-wielding smartphones but can't afford a member of Samsung's super-high-end Galaxy Note family and you're also not a fan of the only t...
14:14 2019-07-03

Here's how you can get a Moto G7 Play for an insanely low $29.99 (carrier activation required) The G7 Play is arguably the least impressive member of Motorola's latest mid-range smartphone family, but at the right price, the 5.7-incher can also...
14:14 2019-07-03

Xiaomi has once again blatantly ripped off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
14:14 2019-07-03

Huawei is still very much blacklisted as far as the US Commerce Department is concerned When President Trump announced out of nowhere that US companies can once again supply key components to Huawei giving the Chinese tech giant more tim...
14:14 2019-07-03

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carri...
09:28 2019-07-03

Samsung's Galaxy S10 has outsold the Galaxy S9 by a significant margin The Samsung Galaxy S10 got off to a pretty strong start when it first launched back in March and, according to Korean media, the lineup’s performance...
07:56 2019-07-03

Deal: Get a brand new Apple iPhone SE for as low as $240 Despite the fact that Apple discontinued the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based company continues to sell refurbished as well as new units for a lot less...
07:56 2019-07-03

You can get the Samsung Galaxy Buds at $99.99 after a cool $30 discount with this promo code While the Galaxy Buds obtained a lower score in our in-depth review than the refreshed AirPods with Wireless Charging Case, Samsung's first-gen "true...
07:56 2019-07-03

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion...
07:56 2019-07-03

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends a...
07:56 2019-07-03

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) full specs and press images leak ahead of announcement The Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) is Samsung's next budget-friendly Android tablet, which is expected to be unveiled this month. It's not the only tablet Sam...
07:56 2019-07-03

Switch to U.S. Cellular to receive the newest Samsung and Apple flagships for free U.S. Cellular is not among the big four US carriers, but it surely runs a big promotion aimed at new customers. As the title says, you can now get on...
07:56 2019-07-03

Deal: Save 30% on Apple's Beats Solo3 wireless headphones at Walmart Are you looking for the perfect headphones? Because if you do, you'll probably fail miserably in your quest. However, if you're looking for a pair of...
07:56 2019-07-03

Survey reveals that less than 50% of Apple iPhone owners know which model they use Decluttr is a site that sells refurbished smartphones, tablets, and other tech gear. It recently conducted a survey (via iDropNews) among 2,000 phone...
07:56 2019-07-03

Deal: Google Home smart speaker is on sale for just $70 ($60 off) at Walmart One of the best-selling smart speakers in the US, the Google Home is now discounted at Walmart by almost half. Featuring Google Assistant, the smart ...
07:56 2019-07-03

Tim Cook fumes at report claiming that he seems disinterested in product design Yesterday we passed along a story that was published in The Wall Street Journal that gave an unflattering look at what is happening at Apple. The rep...
07:56 2019-07-03

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up...
04:14 2019-07-03

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with on...
23:00 2019-07-02

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of t...
23:00 2019-07-02

Samsung executive describes his feelings about the Galaxy Fold launch in one word Yesterday, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh not only gave an update on the status of the Galaxy Fold, but he also explained how he personally felt abou...
18:14 2019-07-02

Fitbit Versa smartwatch drops to around $135 after $65 discount in limited-time eBay deal If you're a fan of Fitbit's industry-leading health monitoring technology but don't have 200 bucks to spend on the company's most popular smartwatch,...
16:28 2019-07-02

Killer Galaxy S9 deal sees the phone discounted to $335 with 30 days of prepaid service included It was only a few weeks ago that a $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 seemed like a decent enough bargain, but in the meantime, it's been raining killer deal...
16:28 2019-07-02

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild....
16:28 2019-07-02

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 & Watch 2 Active rumor review: Price, release date, specs, features, and design Samsung already has a very healthy lineup of wearable devices. Aside from the flagship Galaxy Watch, which is getting a bit long in the tooth already...
16:28 2019-07-02

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innov...
16:28 2019-07-02

HTC U12+ receives Android Pie in company's homeland, global rollout should follow soon enough HTC has been bleeding money for many years now, but although the company continues to release new phones (and even 5G-equipped "smart hubs") with rel...
16:28 2019-07-02

An iPhone with an in-display fingerprint scanner may be coming... exclusively to China With the launch of the iPhone X, Apple ditched the physical home button to deliver a bezel-less design befitting of the 10th anniversary of one of it...
16:28 2019-07-02

Red Galaxy S10e version goes official, but there's still no word on US release Almost one month after the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ were introduced, UK carrier EE has announced that it’ll now be exclusively selling...
16:28 2019-07-02

How often do you use the S Pen on your Galaxy Note? The S Pen has been the signature feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note series for years, ever since the very first Note launched way back in October, 20...
16:28 2019-07-02

Best Buy has the LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch on sale with a nice freebie included If history is any indication, Samsung will probably unveil a companion device for the Galaxy Note 10 in addition to the new high-end smartphone famil...
16:28 2019-07-02

#PhoneArenaPhotoChallenge: Vote for the best photo taken on a phone Just a few days ago, we urged you to take part in our Instagram photo challenge and submit the best photo you've taken on your phone. Lots of our Ins...
16:28 2019-07-02

We still don't know if future Huawei phones will run Android, and neither does Huawei After preparing for the worst possible outcome of the US-China trade war by accelerating the development of the company's in-house Android replacemen...
16:28 2019-07-02

Portable Harman Kardon Allure smart speaker with Alexa scores massive $135 discount in latest deal When shopping for a trendy smart speaker, most people tend to focus on options from only two companies. Amazon and Google's Western market duopoly is...
16:28 2019-07-02

Nvidia refreshes RTX line: “Super” GPUs add performance at same MSRP The Nvidia RTX 2070 Super. Coming July 9 for $499. The rumors are true: nine months after the launch of the ...
16:14 2019-07-02

Samsung CEO calls Galaxy Fold launch failure “embarrassing” You can see the book-like "spine" of the Fold here. [credit: Samsung ] ...
11:56 2019-07-02

PlayStation Vue applies a $5-a-month increase to all live TV plans Screenshot of PlayStation Vue live television service. (credit: Sony) Sony announced that it is increasing the subscription cost for its live TV st...
11:56 2019-07-02

Report describing Jony Ive’s Apple exit gains a sharp response from Tim Cook Enlarge / Jony Ive speaks onstage during the 2017 New Yorker TechFest in New York City. (credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images) Yesterday, The Wall Street...
11:56 2019-07-02

The Galaxy Note 10 launches August 7 Samsung's invitation. [credit: Samsung ] ...
11:56 2019-07-02

YouTube TV updated with new interface, control improvements, more YouTube TV is getting an important update this week, which brings a lot of visual changes that should be beneficial for the vast majority of users. T...
08:56 2019-07-02

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thin...
07:14 2019-07-02

LG launches the G8S ThinQ, a more affordable version of its flagship LG has just announced its new G8S ThinQ smartphone will go on sale in select markets this month. Marketed as a more affordable version of its LG G8 T...
07:14 2019-07-02

Samsung will unveil the new Galaxy Note 10 line on August 7th A couple of weeks ago, we passed along the speculation that Samsung would unveil the Galaxy Note 10 on August 7th at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center (yes...
07:14 2019-07-02

AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S10+ is getting a new dedicated camera night mode Samsung recently released a range of camera improvements to the Galaxy 10 and Note 9 phones, but not in the US where the company sells slightly diffe...
07:14 2019-07-02

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administra...
01:00 2019-07-02

Team studies drone strikes on airplanes by firing them into a wall at 500 MPH Bird strikes are a very real danger to planes in flight, and consequently aircraft are required to undergo bird strike testing — but what about drone...
00:42 2019-07-02

Deal: Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch gets a 25% discount on Amazon The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a decent smartwatch that costs less than the Apple Watch Series 4 and Samsung Gear S3 frontier. The wearable device comes ...
23:28 2019-07-01

Samsung really wants you to buy a Galaxy S10, offers better than ever trade-in discounts Samsung has been offering good trade-in values for Galaxy S10 purchases for many months now, but never at the level that it does now. If you own an o...
22:42 2019-07-01

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they ha...
21:42 2019-07-01

Another US carrier starts selling the LG Stylo 5 at a slightly lower price LG Stylo 5 made its debut in the United States over the weekend when AT&T's wholly owned subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced it has added the budge...
21:42 2019-07-01

July update for the Pixels is here to fix bootloop issue and four other problems Last month some Google Pixel 3a owners thought that they had been transported into the future when they received the monthly July update in June. The...
21:42 2019-07-01

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the US, here is how it works Samsung is not giving up on Bixby, on the contrary, the South Korean giant is spending more resources to make it more user-friendly and customizable....
19:28 2019-07-01

Do you think we will see a change now that Jony Ive is gone from Apple? The big news this weekend was Jony Ive leaving Apple. The Chief Design Officer who gave us so many iconic products in the past. He’s not entirely gon...
19:28 2019-07-01

Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak shows that when Apple and Google zig, Huawei likes to zag Say what you want about Huawei, but when everyone zigs, they like to zag. While the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro weren't the first phones with a square ca...
19:28 2019-07-01

Apple Watch Series 5 (2019): release date, price, news and leaks The original Apple Watch launched more than four years ago in April 2015, and since then it has been evolving rapidly to become faster (much faster!)...
19:28 2019-07-01

First peek inside Apple after Steve Jobs: Tim Cook has little interest in product dev, design team left 'rudderless', says WSJ report Apple has been delivering hit product after hit product with a great precision and at a pretty steady cadence: a new product category was unveiled ab...
15:56 2019-07-01

Samsung Galaxy A80 finally hits store shelves, but it won't come cheap Revealed back in April, the Galaxy A80 missed its initial market launch by at least one month, as Samsung promised to make it available for purchase ...
15:56 2019-07-01

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs Enlarge / Twitter returns to the Mac via Apple's Project Catalyst. (credit: Apple) SAN JOSE, Calif.—When Apple revealed macOS Catalina at WWDC this...
15:42 2019-07-01

Apple is opening the iPhone and HomePod to 100,000 radio stations from all over the world At WWDC last month, Apple announced that iOS 13 will allow users to play radio stations from all over the world by asking Siri. Though it was teased ...
14:42 2019-07-01

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 20...
10:56 2019-07-01

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the v...
10:14 2019-07-01

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have open...
10:14 2019-07-01

Trump's economic advisor says Huawei remains on the Entity List; company not totally off the hook Early Saturday morning, we told you that the presidents of both the U.S. and China, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping respectively, had reached a truce on ...
05:28 2019-07-01

White House weighs legislation to ban one of the best features of WhatsApp and Telegram After badmouthing Apple over the last few years and throwing a scare into Huawei (a nightmare that is not yet over), the Trump administration's next ...
05:28 2019-07-01

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
05:28 2019-07-01

LG Stylo 5 officially launches in US, but only on one carrier for now Seen in a couple of leaked images not long ago, the brand new LG Stylo 5 is now available to buy in the US, albeit only via Cricket Wireless (one of ...
22:42 2019-06-30

New Motorola Moto G7 series price cuts available now Since Motorola launched the Moto G7 smartphone series in the US some months back, all G7 models have seen price cuts at some point or another. Now, t...
21:42 2019-06-30

Apple might not be able to obtain enough supplies of an important iPhone part this year Trade relations between the U.S. and China have had quite an impact on a company like Huawei, which was on its way to becoming the largest smartphone...
21:42 2019-06-30

OnePlus 7 Pro gets a price cut of up to $110 in Canada As Apple has discovered, currency exchange rates can play a big part in determining how well a product will sell overseas. Because the dollar was so ...
21:42 2019-06-30

Trump's economic advisor says Huawei still has some restrictions on buying U.S. supplies Early Saturday morning, we told you that the presidents of the U.S. and China, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping respectively, had reached a truce on the t...
21:42 2019-06-30

Publishers are reportedly upset at Apple over the News+ app, and with good reason In March of last year, Apple bought Texture, the company whose app was called "the Netflix of magazines." For $9.99 a month, users could read from a ...
06:00 2019-06-30

Deal: Samsung Gear S3 is nearly 40% off on Amazon, comes with 1-year extended warranty Despite the fact that it made its debut on the market almost three years ago, Samsung Gear S3 remains a great device. The fact that the smartwatch is...
01:42 2019-06-30

Apple launched the iPhone on this date 12 years ago It was 12 years ago today, a large percentage of many of our readers' lives, when Apple released the iPhone. Long lines snaked around Apple Stores wh...
01:42 2019-06-30

New Motorola Moto G7 series price cuts are available now at Best Buy Since Motorola launched the Moto G7 smartphone series in the US some months back, all G7 models have seen price cuts at some point or another. Now, t...
01:42 2019-06-30

Deal: Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro drops to just $475 ($175 off) at Walmart Apple launched the 10.5-inch iPad Pro exactly two years ago, but the tablet remains on the best in its price range. Depending on what version you pla...
01:42 2019-06-30

Happy 10th anniversary to the Samsung Galaxy, Sammy's first Android phone We already told you that 12 years ago this very day, Apple launched the iPhone. June 29th also marks the 10th anniversary of another important smartp...
01:42 2019-06-30

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...
01:42 2019-06-30

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is some...
01:42 2019-06-30

Deal: Unlocked Moto G6 with 64GB is $120 off on Amazon The Moto G6 debuted one year ago, but it's still going strong when it comes to sales. The new Moto G7 didn't bring too many improvements hardware-wis...
01:42 2019-06-30

Startups at the speed of light: Lidar CEOs put their industry in perspective As autonomous cars and robots loom over the landscapes of cities and jobs alike, the technologies that empower them are forming sub-industries of the...
20:56 2019-06-29

Trump says U.S. can sell to Huawei again after truce reached in trade war U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping called a truce to the trade war between the U.S. and China at the G20 summit in Ja...
14:42 2019-06-29

Alleged photos and specs of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 leak A couple of days ago, we told you that the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is in the process of being developed by the manufacturer. But with the origi...
07:56 2019-06-29

Finding a buyer for Boost Mobile is still the key to closing the T-Mobile-Sprint merger (VIDEO) Time to check back in to see what is happening with our favorite soap opera, "As the Deal Turns." When we last left our cast of characters, the Justi...
07:56 2019-06-29

Deal: Pay just $299 for the Pixel 3a and $379 for the Pixel 3a XL at Best Buy (Sprint only) Google hit a grand slam with its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. After all, for $399 and $479 respectively, one can buy one of the best (if not t...
01:14 2019-06-29

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include P...
22:56 2019-06-28

Deal: Save $100 on Sony's WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones (renewed) One of the most expensive pair of headphones manufactured by Sony, the WH-1000XM3 cost no less than $350, but that's no wonder since these are part o...
20:56 2019-06-28

Affordable LG K40 coming soon to the US (will work on T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T) After releasing the high-end G8 ThinQ and V50 ThinQ, LG is now getting ready to launch a third 2019 smartphone in the US. This time, however, we're t...
20:56 2019-06-28

Jony Ive was worth billions to Apple according to one measurement The departure of Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive, announced by the company yesterday, probably won't result in any immediate design changes to Apple'...
20:56 2019-06-28

Deal: Grab an unlocked Apple iPhone 8 for as low as $330 at Woot (refurbished) One of the smaller iPhone models is now on sale at Woot for an amazingly low price. The iPhone 8 can be had for as low as $330 in black, gold or silv...
20:56 2019-06-28

Apple’s Sidecar just really *gets* me, you know? With the rollout of Apple’s public beta software previews of macOS and the new iPadOS, I’ve finally been able to experience first-hand S...
20:56 2019-06-28

Fortune and fame can be yours if you win Samsung's new contest; here's how to enter Now that Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, do you think that you can step up and be the next in-house design superstar? Sam...
17:28 2019-06-28

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous prom...
16:28 2019-06-28

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ hands-on pictures leak, confirming design change With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 inching closer, we're pretty confident in saying that Samsung's phablet flagship has (once again) been ...
13:28 2019-06-28

Jony Ive will depart Apple to start his own company Enlarge / Jony Ive speaks onstage during the 2017 New Yorker TechFest in New York City. (credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images) Jony Ive, Apple's longtime...
10:42 2019-06-28

IFROGZ Airtime hands-on: True wireless earphones on a budget We know that true wireless earbuds are accessible on just about any budget, but they typically have some caveats about them, especially those that ar...
09:42 2019-06-28