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iPhone USB Drives for External Storage: Think Twice Before Buying

Did you know you can buy USB drives with Lightning connectors, designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad? Strange though it may sound, these devices are nothing new and have been on the market for a few years. But you’d be forgiven for not realizing, since they’re niche and come with...

Internet

Almost a million Facebook users had their block list unblocked by a bug

Facebook has revealed via a blog post that a bug, active between May 29 and June 5, had messed with over 800,000 users’ block list over that one-week period, accidentally unblocking people the affected users had previously blocked.While the social media giant claims that no friendships that we...

Internet

StumbleUpon has stumbled its last

StumbleUpon, a content discovery engine from the early days of the internet that attracted 40 million users over its 16-year run, shut down Sunday. But, its successor will launch before long.Before sites like Facebook, Tumblr and Reddit made it easy for people to curate their own bubbles of personal...

Android

Facebook is Shutting Down Hello, tbh, and Moves Apps

Facebook announced this week that it is shutting down three apps: Hello, tbh, and Moves. If you’re somewhat unfamiliar with these apps, I don’t blame you at all, simply because Facebook’s cause for closing them down is lack of usage. For closing dates, Facebook says Hello will be s...

Android

T-Mobile LG G6 Receives Oreo Update

T-Mobile’s LG G6 is being updated to Oreo, labeled as version H87220a. If you don’t know what Oreo is all about, we recommend reading one of our many write ups. If you don’t have that kinda time, you can expect picture-in-picture, notification channels, native autofill, new em...

Android

Essential Phone Also Picks Up New Android P Beta, July Security Patches

Essential continues to impress us with quick Android updates, even as the company’s future in phones remains a mystery. Today, shortly after Google announced both July security patches and a new Android P beta, Essential is rolling out both to the Essential Phone. The July security patch will...

Android

HDR Playback Comes to SHIELD TV, Sony Android TVs Through Google Play Movies

HDR playback support has arrived for SHIELD TV and Sony TV models with Android TV, thanks to a flipped switch inside of Google Play Movies and TV. When playing back a title that features HDR, you should notice much better picture quality. Naturally, to experience HDR, you’ll need a TV or displ...

Android

AT&T is Raising the Price of All DIRECTV NOW Tiers by $5/Month

Shortly after unveiling its $15/month Watch TV service, AT&T announced it will bump up the price associated with all DIRECTV NOW tiers by $5/month, starting July 26. Like I said, all tiers, so that includes the $35/month Live a Little package all of the way up to the $70/month Gotta Have It. &ld...

Android

How to install Android P on your phone — a step by step guide

There are two ways to install Android P on your phone. The first one is super easy, as all you have to do is sign up for the Android Beta Program and get the update over the air (OTA). The second method is to flash the beta build of the OS to your smartphone, which is a bit more complicated. T...

Android

You can manually switch between light and dark themes in Android P beta 3

In Android P beta 3, you can control the application of either a light or dark theme in Android. Previously, your only option was for Android to control which theme you used. Although the dark theme changes certain features of Android, it is not a “blanket” dark theme. A dark theme tha...


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