Category Archives: Gadgets

  • iOS 10.3 is freeing up extra storage space, users say

    Finally, an update that actually gives you storage space back. Apple launched its latest software update, iOS 10.3, on Monday. The update comes with new features like “Find My AirPods,” but users seem to be noticing an added bonus: It’s allegedly freeing up their storage space. Wow, iOS 10.3 gave me 3 gigs of storage […]

  • Why Apple is cracking down on ‘free’ apps

    Apple is making more moves to clean up its App Store. After cracking down on outdated apps, the company is now placing restrictions on how developers describe their apps. Apple is now rejecting updated and new app submissions that have the word “free” in the name, VentureBeat reports. “Your app’s name, icons, screenshots, or previews […]

  • Sleek new Galaxy S8 phones feature facial recognition, Bixby intelligent agent

    Samsung launched sleek new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones Wednesday with features including facial recognition, an intelligent agent called Bixby and Samsung Pass for secure e-commerce mobile payments. The phones have significantly larger displays than the previous S7 models as well as rounded edges and corners. They both have an edge-to-edge, near-bezel-less screen enclosure called […]

  • Netgear announces two new Orbi routers

    I’m a huge fan of Netgear’s Orbi routers. They offer some of the easiest setup, highest speeds, and best coverage of any of the so-called mesh wireless systems including Eero and Luma. Now Netgear’s original monstrous routers are being joined by a few cousins. The original kit, called the RBK50, came with a AC3000 Wi-Fi […]

  • NEW WHATSAPP BETA FEATURE LOOKS TO ELIMINATE THE PAIN OF EMBARRASSING TEXTS

    We’ve all been there. You go to send a text message to your friend and you hit send before you’ve finished typing. Or there’s an embarrassing autocorrect error. Or worse, you’ve sent it to your boss instead of your co-worker. WhatsApp is testing a way to eliminate the stress over text messages. Spotted by Mashable […]

  • SILICON VALLEY’S TRUMP REBELLION NOW HAS EFF CALLING FOR MORE ENCRYPTION

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation is keenly worried that President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress will step up surveillance activities and pass laws to curtail electronic rights. As a result, the EFF is advising the tech sector to use end-to-end encryption for every transaction by default, and to scrub logs. “You cannot be made to […]

  • The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

    From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a discreet way to check sobriety during a night on the town, trust us, there’s a lot of neat stuff on the horizon. 1. Proof The Proof wearable wants to help drinkers keep an eye on their BAC levels. The company behind this wristband […]

  • Here’s what the most expensive headphones in the world sound like

    LAS VEGAS — It’s not every day that you get to try out a pair of $55,000 headphones, Sennheiser’s ultra-high-end “Orpheus” HE 1. But on Friday, I got to test an even more expensive pair: Onkyo’s $100,000 diamond-studded headphones — and I (almost) got to directly compare the two. Of course, other than the exorbitant […]

  • Apple might be launching three new iPads this year

    The iPad mini might be going the way of the Dodo. According to a note from usually-quite-accurate analyst Ming-Chi Quo from KGI Securities, Apple will be launching three iPads in 2017: a 12.9-inch one, a 9.7-inch one and another model that will have a 10-10.5-inch screen. The largest of the three will simply be a […]

  • Critics be damned, Apple’s AirPods are dominating wireless headphone sales

    Maybe people don’t care that much about losing Apple’s new AirPods. In the days right before the holidays and in the weeks after, Apple AirPods sales have exploded, according to a new report from e-retail measurement company Slice Intelligence. On the day AirPods finally went on sale, Dec. 13, 2016, wireless earphone sales were “ten […]

  • 67% OFF ICLEVER BOOSTCUBE 40W 4-PORT USB WALL CHARGER WITH FOLDABLE PLUG – DEAL ALERT

    This 40W/8A 4-port output wall charger from iClever detects the charging capacity of each device, and provides the fastest possible charge of up to 2.4 amps per port, charging any four USB-enabled devices simultaneously. Its compact design features a foldable plug.  It contains multiple internal protection mechanisms to guarantee the safety of your device. iClever’s […]

  • LENOVO PROMISES 12 NEW MOTO MOD ADD-ONS PER YEAR

    The Moto Z has quickly become the gold standard for modular phones, and it looks like it’s about to get a whole lot more expandability. Speaking at a press briefing last week, Moto promised that a whole new family of new snap-on accessories is on the way. Moto previously floated the idea of a possible Tango […]