Report: Global Google Home shipments rose 449% in Q2 to grab the top spot from Amazon

REPORT: GLOBAL GOOGLE HOME SHIPMENTS ROSE 449% IN Q2 TO GRAB THE TOP SPOT FROM AMAZON

A few days ago, we showed you Strategy Analytics' look at the global smart speaker market during the second quarter, which showed Amazon...

Sony infographic explains why Xperia owners can't use Android Pie right now

SONY INFOGRAPHIC EXPLAINS WHY XPERIA OWNERS CAN'T USE ANDROID PIE RIGHT NOW

The other day, Sony revealed which of its handsets will be receiving Android 9.0 Pie, and when the update will be disseminated. Some...

 
 
 
BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BLACKBERRY KEY2 RECEIVES AUGUST ANDROID SECURITY UPDATE

BlackBerry prides itself on making its version of the Android software it provides to licensees, safe and secure. To that end, it has...

MediaTek reportedly working on Helio P80, P90 chipsets following success of P60

MEDIATEK REPORTEDLY WORKING ON HELIO P80, P90 CHIPSETS FOLLOWING SUCCESS OF P60

MediaTek's P60 chipset provides mid-range handsets with AI capabilities and a bigLITTLE architecture. The SoC features four Cortex-A73...

 
 
 
Deal: Save $50 on all Apple Watch Series 3 models at Best Buy

DEAL: SAVE $50 ON ALL APPLE WATCH SERIES 3 MODELS AT BEST BUY

Best Buy kicked off its Anniversary Sale with deals on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, Apple Watch, Apple TV and many other products. The Apple...

Huawei Mate 20 Lite benchmark confirms processor and 4GB of RAM variant

HUAWEI MATE 20 LITE BENCHMARK CONFIRMS PROCESSOR AND 4GB OF RAM VARIANT

Huawei's upcoming Mate 20 Lite has already been the subject of numerous leaks which have essentially revealed the smartphone's entire...

 
 
 
Canadian carriers offering BlackBerry KEY2 for free with two-year contract

CANADIAN CARRIERS OFFERING BLACKBERRY KEY2 FOR FREE WITH TWO-YEAR CONTRACT

While the four major U.S. carriers no longer offer phone subsidies in exchange for a signed two-year contract, across the border where...

Microsoft Launcher soon to get new Cortana-related features, Feed improvements

MICROSOFT LAUNCHER SOON TO GET NEW CORTANA-RELATED FEATURES, FEED IMPROVEMENTS

Microsoft plans to bring even more new features and improvements to its Android launcher, but the beta testers can already try them...

 
 
 
Deal: Save $200 on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Best Buy

DEAL: SAVE $200 ON SAMSUNG GALAXY S9 AND S9+ AT BEST BUY

Best Buy is running an Anniversary Sale these days and Samsung's flagships are among the deals offered by the U.S. retailer. Although...

T-Mobile is giving subscribers a free zip-pouch and more this coming Tuesday

T-MOBILE IS GIVING SUBSCRIBERS A FREE ZIP-POUCH AND MORE THIS COMING TUESDAY

Just the other day, T-Mobile unveiled its latest Un-carrier initiative. The carrier introduced its "Team of Experts," and promised...

 
 
 
Motorola set to launch Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speaker competitor

MOTOROLA SET TO LAUNCH AMAZON ECHO AND GOOGLE HOME SMART SPEAKER COMPETITOR

Motorola is likely to enter the smart speakers market with a brand new device that's expected to be announced very soon. However, the...

New MoviePass plan greatly limits members' viewing options

NEW MOVIEPASS PLAN GREATLY LIMITS MEMBERS' VIEWING OPTIONS

It seems that every day, MoviePass changes what subscribers' get for the $9.95 they pay monthly. Just yesterday, a subscription allowed...

 
 
 
HTC U12+ in Flame Red goes up for pre-order in the US, shipments begin next month

HTC U12+ IN FLAME RED GOES UP FOR PRE-ORDER IN THE US, SHIPMENTS BEGIN NEXT MONTH

When HTC unveiled the U12+ back in May, the Taiwan-based brand showcased a total of three colors: Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black,...

Changes to Google's "help" page more accurately reflect how it uses your location data

CHANGES TO GOOGLE'S "HELP" PAGE MORE ACCURATELY REFLECT HOW IT USES YOUR LOCATION DATA

Just a few days ago, we told you that Google continues to track users' location data even when Location History is disabled on Android...

 
 
 
Clearer and clearer signs point to ZTE Axon 9 launch at IFA Berlin

CLEARER AND CLEARER SIGNS POINT TO ZTE AXON 9 LAUNCH AT IFA BERLIN

This is last year's Axon M, and odds are the Axon 9 will look nothing like it ZTE's device-dedicated Twitter account has been largely...

The US may pull the Galaxy S10 short straw, again

THE US MAY PULL THE GALAXY S10 SHORT STRAW, AGAIN

Here we go again, the US may very well be stuck with not-the-best version of the Galaxy S10, if the latest tips about its rumored Snapdragon...

 
 
 
Verizon completes a 5G test with a moving vehicle, says it's a big deal

VERIZON COMPLETES A 5G TEST WITH A MOVING VEHICLE, SAYS IT'S A BIG DEAL

In today's episode of “The race to 5G”, Verizon appears to have taken a temporary lead over its US competitors. In a post on the carrier's...

All we know about the Snapdragon 855 chip that will power the Galaxy S10

ALL WE KNOW ABOUT THE SNAPDRAGON 855 CHIP THAT WILL POWER THE GALAXY S10

We're sure you'll agree with us when we say this: keeping something a secret has never been as difficult as it is now. Our own news...

 
 
 
The OnePlus 6T will be the company's first phone officially backed by a US carrier

THE ONEPLUS 6T WILL BE THE COMPANY'S FIRST PHONE OFFICIALLY BACKED BY A US CARRIER

The OnePlus 6 is technically compatible with T-Mobile, but it's not specifically optimized for any US networks OnePlus is about to...

Australian teenager hacks Apple servers for over a year, siphons 90 GB of data

AUSTRALIAN TEENAGER HACKS APPLE SERVERS FOR OVER A YEAR, SIPHONS 90 GB OF DATA

In this day and age, when all of our sensitive data is uploaded to a cloud server somewhere, security is extremely important. Major...

 
 
 



Blizzard Would Love To See Diablo In Super Smash Bros

Blizzard Would Love To See Diablo In Super Smash Bros

With Diablo 3 for the Nintendo Switch having been made official, it opens the door to all kinds of possibilities, such as seeing more Blizzard games launched on the Switch , or... Read more ...

Amazon's Alexa Can Now Pull Up Recorded Security Camera Footage

Amazon's Alexa Can Now Pull Up Recorded Security Camera Footage

Amazon's Echo Spot and Echo Show come with displays which makes it a useful device for watching videos. In fact both the Echo Spot and Echo Show are ideal devices if you have... Read more ...

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to... Read more ...

BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BlackBerry prides itself on making its version of the Android software it provides to licensees, safe and secure. To that end, it has been pretty good on updating its Android... Read more ...

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with easier access to Your Phone

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with easier access to Your Phone

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with easier access to the Your Phone app. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company... Read more ...

Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Earlier this year it was revealed that Google could be looking to introduce a next-gen Chromecast. The FCC filing at that time revealed that the device could be gaining... Read more ...

Netflix testing ads for its own content in between episodes on ad-free service

Netflix testing ads for its own content in between episodes on ad-free service

Netflix is practically built upon being able to binge watch content, especially tv series while seamlessly moving from one episode to the next. That and also being ad-free... Read more ...

VMVPD Usage Up 58% Year-Over-Year, According To Latest Data

VMVPD Usage Up 58% Year-Over-Year, According To Latest Data

While the use of virtual multichannel video programming distributors is still small, it is growing at a significant rate, according to a new comScore report. The data here is... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 020: Made by Google Smart Display, Pixel 2 XL sluggishness...

Alphabet Scoop 020: Made by Google Smart Display, Pixel 2 XL sluggishness, Material Theme

This week we talk about Made by Google Smart Display, reportedly sluggish Google Pixel 2 XL issues, Material Theme redesigns , and much more. Alphabet Scoop is available on... Read more ...

U.S. government wants Facebook to break Messenger encryption for a criminal...

U.S. government wants Facebook to break Messenger encryption for a criminal investigation

The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a... Read more ...