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Best US deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2019
Best US deals for Memorial Day Weekend 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Nearly every retailer is holding a Memorial Day Weekend sale, where you can find bargains on everything from grills and washers to TVs and laptops. Read more

WhatsApp just confirmed ads will appear in Statuses starting next year
WhatsApp just confirmed ads will appear in Statuses starting next year By Maggie Tillman

Bringing ads to this is a controversial move, which even lead to the resignation of one of the co-founders, Brian Acton, in the past. Read more

Barnes and Noble's new Nook GlowLight Plus e-reader launches 27 May
Barnes and Noble's new Nook GlowLight Plus e-reader launches 27 May By Maggie Tillman

It's a larger Nook, with a 7.8-inch E Ink display; the regular Nook GlowLight 3 has a 6-inch screen. It also packs more memory than its predecessor. Read more

Amazon is making a wearable that allows Alexa to read your emotions
Amazon is making a wearable that allows Alexa to read your emotions By Maggie Tillman

The unique thing about this wearable is that it'll be able to read human emotions, so it's a health and wellness gadget of sorts. Read more

What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it
What's new in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update and how to get it By Maggie Tillman

The update, previously codenamed 19H1, is a lightweight update in terms of forward-facing features that consumers will notice. Read more

Mona Lisa brought to life: Samsung AI makes famous painting move and speak
Mona Lisa brought to life: Samsung AI makes famous painting move and speak By Maggie Tillman

Research involving machine learning and artificial intelligence has resulted in some mind-blowing experiments, like deepfake videos. Read more

TikTok's ByteDance might launch a paid music streaming service soon
TikTok's ByteDance might launch a paid music streaming service soon By Maggie Tillman

It will supposedly offer songs and videos on-demand, and it will have both free and paid tiers Read more

Game of Thrones prequel and spinoff series: Everything we know so far
Game of Thrones prequel and spinoff series: Everything we know so far By Maggie Tillman

HBO will surely want to capitalise on the huge success of Game of Thrones. Here’s everything we know about the prequel and other spinoff shows. Read more

Apple WWDC 2019: How to watch and what to expect
Apple WWDC 2019: How to watch and what to expect By Maggie Tillman

Apple puts on an annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and technologies that developers can leverage. Read more

Huawei to launch Mate 20 X 5G phone in the UK
Huawei to launch Mate 20 X 5G phone in the UK By Maggie Tillman

O2, Three, and Vodafone have announced they'll stock the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. EE says it is "on pause". Read more

What is Adobe Premiere Rush CC and how does it work?
What is Adobe Premiere Rush CC and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Adobe offers severals apps, including cloud-based desktop tools and more mobile-friendly solutions, and its latest is Premiere Rush CC. Read more

Is Samsung making a Galaxy Home Mini? FCC filing suggests yes
Is Samsung making a Galaxy Home Mini? FCC filing suggests yes By Maggie Tillman

Last year, Samsung debuted its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, which has yet to ship, but we're already learning about a follow-up device. Read more

Is your MacBook butterfly keyboard acting up? How to get it fixed for free
Is your MacBook butterfly keyboard acting up? How to get it fixed for free By Maggie Tillman

Apple has extended its keyboard replacement programme to all MacBooks with butterfly keys, free of charge. Here's what you need to know. Read more

Apple updates MacBook Pro lineup with faster processors, new 8-core model
Apple updates MacBook Pro lineup with faster processors, new 8-core model By Maggie Tillman

Apple is refreshing its top-end MacBook range again, with updated specs for its 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro models. Read more

E-scooter invasion: Everything you need to know about the electric scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin
E-scooter invasion: Everything you need to know about the electric scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin By Maggie Tillman

Electric scooters are invading US and European cities.Recently, Pocket-lint's Stuart Miles visited the San Francisco Bay Area and practically couldn't Read more

Google Assistant comes to Bose smart speakers and new Home Speaker 300
Google Assistant comes to Bose smart speakers and new Home Speaker 300 By Maggie Tillman

If you already own a compatible Bose smart speakers or soundbar, the device will automatically receive a software update that brings Google Assistant. Read more

Hurry! Microsoft cut the price of Surface Headphones by 30% for a limited time
Hurry! Microsoft cut the price of Surface Headphones by 30% for a limited time By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has cut the cost of its Surface Headphones by 30 per cent, or $100, on its own store. You can also find them for $245 on Amazon in the US. Read more

How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now
How to get Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac now By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is officially allowing Mac users to download the preview. It is supporting the daily Canary builds of Edge for Mac on MacOS 10.12 and above. Read more

Google launches a new Google Glass 2 AR headset that costs $999
Google launches a new Google Glass 2 AR headset that costs $999 By Maggie Tillman

Google may never have achieved commercial success with its Google Glass headset, but it is finding room for growth in the enterprise sector. Read more

Spotify begins testing Car Thing, a voice-activated device for vehicles
Spotify begins testing Car Thing, a voice-activated device for vehicles By Maggie Tillman

Spotify is getting into the hardware business - but only on a very limited basis at first. Read more

What is the best order to watch the James Bond movies?
What is the best order to watch the James Bond movies? By Maggie Tillman

If you want to watch the entire franchise from start to end, we've compiled a viewing order guide of all the official and unofficial James Bond films. Read more

Uber adds a Quiet Mode so you can politely tell your driver to shut it
Uber adds a Quiet Mode so you can politely tell your driver to shut it By Maggie Tillman

Called Quiet Mode, the new feature is free and available to everyone in the US who books an Uber Black or Uber Black SUV premium ride. Read more

Fortnite's John Wick-themed mode is officially live for a limited time
Fortnite's John Wick-themed mode is officially live for a limited time By Maggie Tillman

Do you love the John Wick movies and the game Fortnite? Well, then, this latest tie-in is specifically for you. Read more

How to use your Samsung Galaxy phone to view secret menus at restaurants
How to use your Samsung Galaxy phone to view secret menus at restaurants By Maggie Tillman

Some restaurants have secret menus, and you normally have to ask your waiter to see them - unless you own a Samsung Galaxy phone. Read more

Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal
Sony and Microsoft strike cloud gaming and AI partnership deal By Maggie Tillman

The two competitors plan to "explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services". Read more

Trump signs executive order banning foreign telecom equipment sales
Trump signs executive order banning foreign telecom equipment sales By Maggie Tillman

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order granting the US federal government the power to stop US companies from buying foreign equipment. Read more

SanDisk launches the first 1TB microSD card and you can buy it now
SanDisk launches the first 1TB microSD card and you can buy it now By Maggie Tillman

Ever wish you could buy a 1TB microSD card for your phones and various devices? Well, you're in luck. Read more

NuraLoop earphones offer a personal sound experience, pre-order them now
NuraLoop earphones offer a personal sound experience, pre-order them now By Maggie Tillman

Remember NuraLoop, which debuted at CES in January? It's an earphone promising a personalised audio experience, and now you can pre-order it. Read more

It's here! DJI officially launches its first action cam, the Osmo Action
It's here! DJI officially launches its first action cam, the Osmo Action By Maggie Tillman

DJI, a company that has become synonymous with consumer drones, is now moving into the action camera market, with the new Osmo Action. Read more

This is what the next iPhone XR's new green and lavender colours look like
This is what the next iPhone XR's new green and lavender colours look like By Maggie Tillman

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman tweeted an image of what appears to be broken glass, claiming they represent the upcoming phone's colours. Read more

Adobe Photoshop for iPad is nearly here! How to sign up for the beta test
Adobe Photoshop for iPad is nearly here! How to sign up for the beta test By Maggie Tillman

For a long time now, Adobe has been working on a full-fledged version of Photoshop CC for iPad. And although it's still not ready for prime time, you can test it. Read more

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G specs, news, and release date
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G specs, news, and release date By Maggie Tillman

OnePlus has three new OnePlus 7 flagship models, including a OnePlus 7 Pro 5G version expected to launch later this year. Read more

Alexa Guard explained: How it works and how to get it for your Echo device
Alexa Guard explained: How it works and how to get it for your Echo device By Maggie Tillman

You could pay hundreds and perhaps thousands for a smart home security system. Or you could just use the Echo device you already own. Read more

Apple might soon let you tap NFC tags on items to easily pay with Apple Pay
Apple might soon let you tap NFC tags on items to easily pay with Apple Pay By Maggie Tillman

Apple devices will get a new Apple Pay feature in the near feature, according to an Apple executive who recently spoke at a conference. Read more

Spotify is testing a new Snapchat Stories-like feature called Storyline
Spotify is testing a new Snapchat Stories-like feature called Storyline By Maggie Tillman

Whether you want it or not, it looks like Spotify is readying a Stories feature, though details about how it are still slim. Read more

Tamagotchi is back with a new virtual pet toy that will connect kids worldwide
Tamagotchi is back with a new virtual pet toy that will connect kids worldwide By Maggie Tillman

Bandai America has launched a new version of its handheld gadget for kids. It's called Tamagotchi On. Read more

Ring's video doorbell and spotlight are about to support Apple HomeKit
Ring's video doorbell and spotlight are about to support Apple HomeKit By Maggie Tillman

If you own a Ring product and use it primarily with an Apple device, you'll be happy to hear HomeKit support is finally about to arrive. Read more

Coolpad Legacy offers a large display and battery with dual rear cams for $130
Coolpad Legacy offers a large display and battery with dual rear cams for $130 By Maggie Tillman

There's a new Android phone launching with an impressive mix of features, performance, and price. Read more

The best Amazon US Prime Day deals 2019: Phones, laptops, smart home devices, and more
The best Amazon US Prime Day deals 2019: Phones, laptops, smart home devices, and more By Maggie Tillman

We're expecting plenty of great best deals from Amazon US this year. Read more

Philips Hue's new Zones feature lets you group multiple bulbs in different areas
Philips Hue's new Zones feature lets you group multiple bulbs in different areas By Maggie Tillman

Philips has updated its Hue system, giving customers a much-needed new feature. Read more

Alexa for Windows 10: What you can and can't do with Alexa on the PC
Alexa for Windows 10: What you can and can't do with Alexa on the PC By Maggie Tillman

You can now use Alexa hands-free on your PC. Read more

Android Q features, news and release date
Android Q features, news and release date By Maggie Tillman

The next major update to Android is now in beta. Here's what's in it Read more

22 best tech gifts for mom
22 best tech gifts for mom By Maggie Tillman

To help you quickly find something she'll absolutely love, we've rounded up 22 tech presents to consider. Read more

Google made 53 inclusive emoji that are neither male or female for Android Q
Google made 53 inclusive emoji that are neither male or female for Android Q By Maggie Tillman

Google is working to both diversify the emoji available on Android Q phones and make them more universal going forward. Read more

Ugh! Apple's 'new' Music app for Macs sounds an awful lot like iTunes
Ugh! Apple's 'new' Music app for Macs sounds an awful lot like iTunes By Maggie Tillman

Apple will supposedly separate iTunes in the upcoming MacOS 10.15 update, with new Music, Video, and Podcast apps, according to recent reports. Read more

Sonos One and Beam smart speakers in US to get Google Assistant next week
Sonos One and Beam smart speakers in US to get Google Assistant next week By Maggie Tillman

Sonos has quietly confirmed it will launch support for Google Assistant on its smart speakers as soon as next week - so, mid-May 2019. Read more

Upcoming Marvel movies: Every new MCU film coming in 2019 and beyond
Upcoming Marvel movies: Every new MCU film coming in 2019 and beyond By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about what's next for the MCU. We've even included details about Phase 4 plus adjunct films and other possibles. Read more

Volkswagen opens preorders for its ID.3 long-range electric hatchback
Volkswagen opens preorders for its ID.3 long-range electric hatchback By Maggie Tillman

Volkswagen has announced it will begin taking pre-orders in Europe for its first long-range, all-electric hatchback. It starts at €30,000. Read more

Amazon surprises us all with Blink XT2 that's cheaper than its first outdoor cam
Amazon surprises us all with Blink XT2 that's cheaper than its first outdoor cam By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has quietly announced a new smart camera under a brand it acquired a couple years ago. Read more

Google added a new time-lapse mode to the camera app on every Pixel phone
Google added a new time-lapse mode to the camera app on every Pixel phone By Maggie Tillman

With all the news coming out of Google I/O, you may have missed the time-lapse camera mode that's come to all Pixel phones. Read more

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