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Android Q leaks out: System-wide dark mode and more revealed
Android Q leaks out: System-wide dark mode and more revealed By Maggie Tillman

Android Q is already starting to leak out. It looks like it will include a dark theme and a desktop mode. Here's what else we know about the update. Read more

Motorola G7 series renders leak out along with European pricing
Motorola G7 series renders leak out along with European pricing By Maggie Tillman

The Motorola G series is a solid Android phone for the price, and the upcoming Motorola G7 update looks like it'll maintain that expectation. Read more

Facebook is testing a new LOL app with teens, but will they even want it?
Facebook is testing a new LOL app with teens, but will they even want it? By Maggie Tillman

It's been a hot minute since Facebook made a new app. And its latest effort, called LOL, is solely targeting teens, if you couldn't tell by the name. Read more

Sonos and Ikea's Symfonisk smart speakers to launch this August
Sonos and Ikea's Symfonisk smart speakers to launch this August By Maggie Tillman

The duo released a teaser video to announce the collaboration, which consists of Symfonisk-branded smart speakers, is finally coming. Read more

If this is the LG G8 it has none of the key 2019 phone trends
If this is the LG G8 it has none of the key 2019 phone trends By Maggie Tillman

LG is expected to unveil its LG G8 smartphone at MWC in Barcelona next month, but we might have had our first good look at the device. Read more

Spotify hopes its new Car View on Android won't distract you while driving
Spotify hopes its new Car View on Android won't distract you while driving By Maggie Tillman

Car View should be available right now to Android users. If you don’t see it in your settings, make sure the Spotify app is updated on your phone. Read more

Google to revive WearOS with Fossil's mystery watch tech and R&D team
Google to revive WearOS with Fossil's mystery watch tech and R&D team By Maggie Tillman

Google is acquiring some of Fossil’s smartwatch technology and members of the watchmaker's research and development team. Read more

Google patent seems to show an all-glass, notchless Pixel 4 smartphone
Google patent seems to show an all-glass, notchless Pixel 4 smartphone By Maggie Tillman

A Google patent recently popped up showing an all-screen design for a smartphone, thought to be the next-generation Pixel smartphone (Pixel 4). Read more

Apple iPad Mini 5 and new entry-level iPad could be coming this spring
Apple iPad Mini 5 and new entry-level iPad could be coming this spring By Maggie Tillman

Digitimes claims that Apple suppliers are ramping up production on touchscreens for two new iPad models coming the first half of this year. Read more

Which is the best Microsoft Surface device for you?
Which is the best Microsoft Surface device for you? By Maggie Tillman

Which is the best Surface device to buy? Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Book, Surface Studio or Surface Go? Read our guide to find out. Read more

Apple might give 2019 iPhone upgraded cameras, but still no USB-C
Apple might give 2019 iPhone upgraded cameras, but still no USB-C By Maggie Tillman

The latest round of iPhone models is only a few months old, and yet we're already seeing a barrage of leaks for the next generation. Read more

Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019
Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding an event next month during Mobile World Congress, where it might unveil the next HoloLens mixed reality headset. Read more

This Apple iPhone XI triple camera design isn't as bad as others we've seen
This Apple iPhone XI triple camera design isn't as bad as others we've seen By Maggie Tillman

This leak follows another render from @OnLeaks, which showed the triple lens rear camera arranged in an ugly box in the top corner of the phone. Read more

Apple's new battery cases for latest iPhone models support wireless charging
Apple's new battery cases for latest iPhone models support wireless charging By Maggie Tillman

The new cases, which are only available in white or black, look like regular phone cases - except they have a large bump on the back. Read more

Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order
Change this Twitter setting to see tweets in reverse chronological order By Maggie Tillman

Twitter is bringing back the so-called "chronological timeline". Here's how to change your settings to see tweets in reverse chronological order. Read more

How much is Netflix and when will the new price hikes go into effect?
How much is Netflix and when will the new price hikes go into effect? By Maggie Tillman

Here's what you need to know, including how much the service now costs, when the new prices will go into effect, and why this is happening. Read more

Amazon's new Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume controls is 50% off
Amazon's new Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume controls is 50% off By Maggie Tillman

Amazon is also selling a new Fire Stick and Alexa Voice Control bundle for only $39. Read more

Real-life robots that will make you think the future is now
Real-life robots that will make you think the future is now By Maggie Tillman

If you're anything like us, you probably can't wait for the day you can go to the store and easily (and cheaply) buy a robot to clean your house, wait Read more

Samsung teases launch of Galaxy M phone series with teardrop display
Samsung teases launch of Galaxy M phone series with teardrop display By Maggie Tillman

The series is thought to include three different phones called the M10, M20, and M30 and will sport Samsung’s new “Infinity-V” teardrop display. Read more

Google Fi users with Android phones now get to use RCS chat
Google Fi users with Android phones now get to use RCS chat By Maggie Tillman

The biggest advantage RCS has over SMS - and the reason it will be implemented in the first place - is users can send rich, verified messages. Read more

2009 vs 2019: How tech has changed over the past decade
2009 vs 2019: How tech has changed over the past decade By Maggie Tillman

Some of us have aged better than others over the past decade -- and the same is true for our favorite gadgets and technology. Read more

This smart shopping cart eliminates the need for cashiers in stores
This smart shopping cart eliminates the need for cashiers in stores By Maggie Tillman

It looks like a new startup - not Amazon - might be the one to put an end to cashiers in stores. Read more

Nokia 9 PureView might debut in January, launch in February
Nokia 9 PureView might debut in January, launch in February By Maggie Tillman

The launch date for Nokia’s next flagship smartphone has leaked online. Read more

How does IMDb Freedive work and which movies does it offer?
How does IMDb Freedive work and which movies does it offer? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon-owned IMDb has launched a video streaming service that's free to use. It's called IMDb Freedive. Read more

Hurry! Chromecast Audio is $20 off - grab one before they sell out forever
Hurry! Chromecast Audio is $20 off - grab one before they sell out forever By Maggie Tillman

RIP Google Chromecast Audio. You didn't even make it to your fourth birthday. Read more

Yikes! Ring employees were able to spy on customers' camera feeds
Yikes! Ring employees were able to spy on customers' camera feeds By Maggie Tillman

Ring gave various teams in the company unfettered access to customer video files, including live feeds and videos stored on the company’s servers. Read more

Amazon job listings suggest it's making a cloud gaming service
Amazon job listings suggest it's making a cloud gaming service By Maggie Tillman

Amazon may be uniquely suited for to success in cloud gaming because of its already-existing server infrastructure. Read more

Apple TV streaming service: When will it launch and what will it be like?
Apple TV streaming service: When will it launch and what will it be like? By Maggie Tillman

According to numerous reports from the past few years, Apple has been secretly tinkering away on a television service. Read more

Best meal kit delivery services in the US: From healthy to quick, these are the boxes to try
Best meal kit delivery services in the US: From healthy to quick, these are the boxes to try By Maggie Tillman

There are meal kits for everyone: vegans, gluten-free eaters, Tom Brady and Martha Stewart wannabees, and parents who just want something quick. Read more

Oculus Quest standalone VR headset: Everything you need to know
Oculus Quest standalone VR headset: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

The standalone VR headset codenamed Santa Cruz is now officially the Oculus Quest. Here's everything we know about the Oculus Quest. Read more

Sharp quietly revealed an 8K consumer camera at CES 2019
Sharp quietly revealed an 8K consumer camera at CES 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Sharp apparently made an 8K camera for regular consumers, and it quietly showed off the device at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Read more

Nokia 8.1 Plus with pinhole selfie camera revealed in crisp renders
Nokia 8.1 Plus with pinhole selfie camera revealed in crisp renders By Maggie Tillman

The Nokia 8.1 Plus won’t be competing heads-up with flagship devices like the iPhone XS, but will provide great value still. Read more

Sonos hints it has made a cheap Sub Core subwoofer and more new devices
Sonos hints it has made a cheap Sub Core subwoofer and more new devices By Maggie Tillman

A survey recently sent to Sonos users provides some potential hints about what Sonos might be planning. Read more

Bose's high-tech noise-canceling system is coming to cars
Bose's high-tech noise-canceling system is coming to cars By Maggie Tillman

In the past, manufacturers have heavily insulated the body of cars or used noise-reducing tires to try to combat unwanted noise while driving. Read more

This is what Twitter's new online indicators and status updates look like
This is what Twitter's new online indicators and status updates look like By Maggie Tillman

Ever wish you could tell what someone is doing the very moment they tweet? Well, soon, you will be able to find out. Read more

Nokia through the years: The best and worst phones, in pictures
Nokia through the years: The best and worst phones, in pictures By Maggie Tillman

We're taking a look back at the best Nokia phones of the past... as well as the worst! Read more

What is Google Assistant and what can it do?
What is Google Assistant and what can it do? By Maggie Tillman

How does Google Assistant work, what devices does it work on and what can Google Assistant do? Here's a complete rundown of Google's AI Read more

Sony's new soundbars add Dolby Atmos surround sound to your TV
Sony's new soundbars add Dolby Atmos surround sound to your TV By Maggie Tillman

Sony is introducing the Sony HT-X8500 and Sony HT-S350 soundbars. Here’s a breakdown of what they can do. Read more

Lenovo updates Yoga lineup with new S940, A940, and C730 Windows 10 PCs
Lenovo updates Yoga lineup with new S940, A940, and C730 Windows 10 PCs By Maggie Tillman

Lenovo is at CES 2019, and it's unveiling three Yoga-branded series laptops at the annual Las Vegas show. Read more

Dell's new laptop lineup includes an XPS 13 with a top-mounted webcam
Dell's new laptop lineup includes an XPS 13 with a top-mounted webcam By Maggie Tillman

Dell is at CES 2019 announcing a freshly updated version of its ultraportable XPS 13 alongside two other laptop Read more

Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained
Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained By Maggie Tillman

If you want to buy a drone for recreational use, make sure you know all the rules and regulations first. Read more

iOttie's new phone mount with dual mics brings Alexa to just about any car
iOttie's new phone mount with dual mics brings Alexa to just about any car By Maggie Tillman

iOttie has announced a new device at CES 2019 that allows you to bring Alexa with you on road trips. Read more

JBL Link Drive adds always-on Google Assistant smarts to any car
JBL Link Drive adds always-on Google Assistant smarts to any car By Maggie Tillman

It can make any car with a cigarette lighter into a Google Assistant car. But the best part is it's not expensive and there's no distracting screen. Read more

HTC Vive Cosmos is a new fully-fledged VR headset, could be wireless one day
HTC Vive Cosmos is a new fully-fledged VR headset, could be wireless one day By Maggie Tillman

HTC has announced a second virtual reality headset at CES 2019. It's called the Vive Cosmos. Read more

HTC Vive Pro Eye is a new virtual reality headset with integrated eye tracking
HTC Vive Pro Eye is a new virtual reality headset with integrated eye tracking By Maggie Tillman

Interestingly, HTC made sure to highlight the enterprise when unveiling the Vive Pro Eye. It also said it'd reveal more details about the headset later. Read more

Honeywell Home T9 and T10 Pro take granular temperature control to the next level
Honeywell Home T9 and T10 Pro take granular temperature control to the next level By Maggie Tillman

The T9 and T10 Pro Smart Thermostats have motion detection capabilities that allow them to begin adjusting a room as soon as someone has entered it. Read more

What is ZigBee and why is it important for your smart home?
What is ZigBee and why is it important for your smart home? By Maggie Tillman

ZigBee is a smart home protocol that's widely used, including in Amazon's Echo Plus. Here's everything you need to know about it Read more

Ring unveils Door View Cam, smart lighting system, and new Alarm sensors
Ring unveils Door View Cam, smart lighting system, and new Alarm sensors By Maggie Tillman

Amazon-owned Ring is kicking off CES 2019 - and the new year - with a new video doorbell, a Smart Lighting system, and a Ring Alarm expansion. Read more

Withings' new Move ECG watch and BMP Core cuff can both detect AFib
Withings' new Move ECG watch and BMP Core cuff can both detect AFib By Maggie Tillman

Similar to the recent Apple Watch Series 4, Withings new devices are capable of performing a complex ECG medical test. Read more

Matrix's PowerWatch 2 packs solar power charging and a heart rate monitor
Matrix's PowerWatch 2 packs solar power charging and a heart rate monitor By Maggie Tillman

It's a successor to the PowerWatch, which purportedly solved one of the biggest issues with smartwatches: it didn’t need to be charged. Read more

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