• This is not a drill: Snapchat is about to get a major redesign

    Big changes are headed for Snapchat — again. The company is set to roll out a major redesign of its app in the coming days, Snapchat confirmed Thursday. The new look, which is being previewed to the company’s beta testers on Android now, adds a search bar, new navigation and a global live story that […]

  • 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 […]

  • Are smartwatches winding down?

    With the coming destruction of Pebble and the announcement by Motorola that it doesn’t “see enough pull in the market to put [a new smartwatch] out at this time,” you would be excused for thinking the smartwatch world is contracting. This is correct, but this is not the end of for wearables. Apple sold 1.1 […]

  • The NFL Players Association is launching an accelerator to trade licensing rights for equity

    Tech accelerators have been a hot topic over the past few years, especially within industries that have traditionally eschewed the world of startups and technology. Media companies, sports teams, and even the U.S government have opened their own accelerators. And now, The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) is joining the action. The group announced that they are […]

  • BetterCloud completes pivot from G Suite to general SaaS management

    BetterCloud, the 5-year old startup that launched originally as a way to manage G Suite (nee, Google Docs), has been in the midst of a transformation — rebuilding its entire product from the ground up with the goal of making it a generalized SaaS management dashboard. Today, it unveiled the new platform. The company completely […]

  • Features Android and iOS Should Borrow From Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Others

    HIGHLIGHTS iOS and Android used to be distinctly different in their early days Of late, they’ve overlapped in terms of features and finish Google and Apple should ‘take some inspiration’ from fading competitors During their infancy, it was very easy to distinguish between Android and iOS. Apple’s mobile operating system was well-designed and easy to […]

  • APPLE WILL START BLOCKING THOSE ICLOUD CALENDAR SPAM INVITES

    Those annoying Calendar spam invites won’t be around much longer. On Wednesday, Apple indicated that it was actively working to identify and block any further spam invites from hitting your iCloud Calendar. Last week, people started receiving suspicious spam invites on iOS and macOS alerting them of special sales for Ugg boots or Ray-Ban sunglasses. […]

  • ZTE ZMAX PRO REVIEW: A BUDGET-FRIENDLY BEHEMOTH OF A SMARTPHONE

    ZTE has already shown us how much phone you can get for $200 with the Grand X Max 2 for Cricket Wireless. And now, in a bid to outdo itself, ZTE takes aim at the $180 price point with the ZMax Pro for T-Mobile users. The ZMax Pro boasts a six-inch HD screen, expandable storage, […]

  • VISA AND MASTERCARD EXTEND DEADLINE BY THREE YEARS FOR CHIP CARDS AT FUEL PUMPS

    Visa and Mastercard separately announced Thursday they will delay by three years — to Oct. 1, 2020 — the mandated date for implementing chip card payments at millions of automated fuel pumps in the U.S. The move comes after years of concerns by merchants about the implementation of chip cards at payment terminals at millions […]

  • AMAZON TAKES $80 OFF FIRE TABLET AND TAP WHEN BOUGHT TOGETHER, TODAY ONLY

    Today only, if you bundle together Amazon’s Fire Tablet and Tap, you’ll save $80 on the two. The bundle includes the Fire Tablet with 7″ Display, Wi-Fi, and 16 GB of storage, and Amazon Tap, the Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker. With the Fire tablet from Amazon you can enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, […]

  • WHEN WILL YOUR PHONE GET ANDROID NOUGAT?

    Added details about the Nougat rollout for Huawei’s handsets. It’s the eternal question that we all face when it’s time for a new version of Android: when will I get it? We have the answer! Well, sort of. Android is a fragmented mess customized by many different smartphone makers, so finding out when exactly you’ll […]

  • 23% OFF ICLEVER BACKLIGHT BLUETOOTH FOLDING KEYBOARD FOR SMARTPHONE, PC, OR TABLET

    This lightweight and super portable keyboard from iClever features a compact design with full standard-size keys, but folds down into ⅓ of the size. This model has a convenient backlight feature with red, blue, or green selectable at two brightness levels, so you can type in every environment from a dimly-lit classroom to a dark […]