• Android users report notifications for Google’s Inbox are not working

    You might want to stay away from Google’s Inbox app for Android if you’re waiting on an important email – it turns out the software is suffering from a technical issue that is causing delays in notifications for new emails. A litany of miffed users have taken to the Google support forums and Reddit to complain that the latest version […]

  • Tinder Reactions bring animated flirtations to your shallow conversations

    Tinder announced today its version of MSN winks: Reactions. Now, there’s a new way to flirt on the most used matchmaking app. Instead of a traditional text reply, you’ll be able to send your Tinder crush an animated message that takes up the whole screen — so you can really get your message across. The newest feature includes […]

  • Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen thanks to special ‘entitlement’

    A security researcher this week uncovered special permissions in Uber’s app that allow the company to access new screen-recording features in iOS 11. Will Strafach, the researcher that uncovered the “entitlement,” said these features are normally off limits to app developers without special permission from Apple. To his knowledge, Strafach told ZDNet’s Zach Whittaker, Uber is the only third-party app granted such […]

  • Flickr exploit allowed uploading tons of unwanted pics to user accounts

    Yahoo-owned image and video hosting service, Flickr, was suffering from a glaring flaw that made it possible for malicious agents to upload thousands of unwanted pics to the accounts of random, unsuspecting users. The defect resided in the Flickr’s Upload by email feature, which enables users to upload images straight to the platform by sending emails to a […]

  • Keep your iPhone in your pocket and shoot with this little guy instead

    So, here’s a conundrum: You love your iPhone camera, but sometimes, you want to shoot a little more adventurously, say, as you bike down a mountain. You think GoPros are cool enough, but they’re kind of expensive, and well, everyone’s got one. You could let the indecision cripple you and sink slowly into despair. Or, you could check out […]

  • A word processing software for wannabe novelists

    Microsoft Word may be the 800-pound gorilla of word processors, but that doesn’t necessarily make it the best. It’s slow, bloated, and expensive and lacks many modern features like autosave, document versioning, and access to iCloud. Plus, if you’re doing any kind of long-form writing with multiple chapters, it doesn’t have any organization system – […]

  • Google’s ARCore SDK brings AR creation tools to Android

    Augmented reality is about to get its big, mainstream moment thanks to Apple’s iOS 11 and the new iPhone, but another player intends to grab some of the mainstream AR action, too: Google. To that end, Google is introducing ARCore, a platform for developers that will allow them to build augmented reality apps on Android. Today’s release […]

  • Stop your bad habits with this shock-inducing wristband (yes, really)

    So, we’ve never met, but we’ll still go out on a limb and guess that you’ve probably got a bad habit or two. Something you do a bit too often, and wish you could quit. (Uncanny, right?) Well, now that we’ve established that, there’s a new habit-breaking gadget that you might want to consider: the Pavlok […]

  • Google’s ARCore SDK brings AR creation tools to Android

    Augmented reality is about to get its big, mainstream moment thanks to Apple’s iOS 11 and the new iPhone, but another player intends to grab some of the mainstream AR action, too: Google. To that end, Google is introducing ARCore, a platform for developers that will allow them to build augmented reality apps on Android. Today’s release […]

  • Why the iPhone 8’s face-scanning tech could be a privacy disaster

    There are few things more personal than a face. Every wrinkle, blemish, and freckle combine to tell a person’s story — an interactive and ever-changing map of one’s self unspooling over time. Oh, and if smartphone manufactures have their way, that map will also soon be the preeminent key to your digital life. Unfortunately, that’s […]

  • Why the Fitbit Flyer doesn’t have any fitness tracking

    Fitbit has a surprising new release coming out later this fall: a set of workout-ready wireless headphones called the Fitbit Flyer. The Flyer is Fitbit’s first product without any sensors or fitness-tracking features, a significant departure from the company’s signature line of largely wrist-based activity trackers. The Flyer is closely tied to the company’s other big […]

  • The iPhone 8’s wireless charging might not be as exciting as we hope

    Apple is expected to introduce wireless charging to the next iPhone at its September 12 event— but the feature might not be as impressive as we originally thought, at least to start. The iPhone’s wireless charging capability will be less powerful than other phones that currently offer the same feature, according to a new report Japanese […]