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Samsung to provide Olympians with a special, limited edition Galaxy Note 8

Samsung to provide Olympians with a special, limited edition Galaxy Note 8

2 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

You may have heard that we will be having another bout of Olympics this year. Yup, it's the year of the Winter Olympics and it will be hosted by none other than South Korea. As...
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Apple's 500th Store and First in Korea Opening January 27 Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

Apple's 500th Store and First in Korea Opening January 27 Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

8 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

Apple today announced that its first retail store in South Korea opens on Saturday, January 27, at 10:00 a.m. local time, just a few weeks prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics...
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Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

Airbnb Reduces Advance Payment Requirement For Rentals

13 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Airbnb is a great service for finding holiday rentals across the globe. It previously required travelers to pay the full amount for the booking upfront with refund conditions...
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Airbnb Debuts 'Pay Less Up Front' Checkout Option to Lower Initial Cost of Bookings

Airbnb Debuts 'Pay Less Up Front' Checkout Option to Lower Initial Cost of Bookings

14 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

Vacation and apartment rental service Airbnb this week launched a new way for its customers to cut down the initial cost of expensive bookings for an Airbnb location. Called...
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Meltdown and Spectre fake patch warning: be careful what you download

Meltdown and Spectre fake patch warning: be careful what you download

16 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

As the scramble to patch the gaping Meltdown and Spectre security flaws continues, there are already real-world dangers pertaining to the vulnerabilities, with news of a fake...
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Twitter Rejects Claims It Snoops on Private User Data Including Direct Messages

Twitter Rejects Claims It Snoops on Private User Data Including Direct Messages

16 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   3 articles

Twitter has rebuffed claims by a conservative media outlet that its staff monitor users' private data, including direct messages sent over the social network . Earlier this...
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Back from CES 1251 - Geek News Central

20 hours ago   |   Geek News Central

Back from CES I give you the insider run-down and whats to come. Very happy to be back in Hawaii and back in the studio even though I am still totally fragged from the show and...
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The Nintendo Switch could still get a Netflix app

The Nintendo Switch could still get a Netflix app

1 day ago   |   Tech Radar   |   2 articles

The Nintendo Switch might be a popular gaming console, but unlike the PS4 and the Xbox One , users of the handheld still can't stream Netflix as there's no official app. There...
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OnePlus Looking Into Credit Card Fraud Reports From Customers

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

OnePlus is investigating numerous reports of credit card fraud from its customers, the Chinese phone maker said Monday. Nearly a hundred people who used the company's online...
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Google's Arts & Culture App Is Driving The Latest Viral Selfie Trend

Google's Arts & Culture App Is Driving The Latest Viral Selfie Trend

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   4 articles

You may have noticed a new viral selfie trend on social networks these days as people are putting up pictures of themselves alongside their potential artistic doppelgänger from...
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BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

These days it's not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the... Read more ...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

Two years ago, we reported on Twist , a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an... Read more ...

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

A link that exploits a bug in iOS and Mac devices was shared on Twitter this afternoon, and if you receive this link through the Messages app, your iPhone or iPad can freeze up... Read more ...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn't. Presumably this might have to do with China's censorship of... Read more ...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high school student

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down with high school senior Rebecca Kahn for an interview discussing women in technology, diversity, the importance of coding, and more. The... Read more ...

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

If you live in the United States, there are plenty of choices if you want to purchase Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Many carriers and retailers offered great... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger $14.50, DODOcase 20% off, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

The Moto G5 lineup launched early back in 2017 and has been on our list of best budget Android phones for the better part of the year. However, now that 2018 is underway, we... Read more ...

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel... Read more ...

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Robot Entertainment has spent the last several years dealing with rampaging humanoids with the Orcs Must Die! franchise. But it also has another well-received series, Hero... Read more ...