Report: T-Mobile To Offer Their Own Devices, New Plans

T-Mobile apparently plans to implement some seriously sweeping changes in the way that consumers lease and buy smartphones, and will be getting back to working with manufacturers on T-Mobile branded devices, according to a report from Android Authority. The whole thing is supposedly going to be tied to Magenta’s next Un-Carrier move. They allegedly got a […]

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Chrome To Warn When Using HTTP Incognito & Data Entry Pages

Chrome already marks HTTP pages as “Not secure” in the Omnibox when entering in passwords or financial information, and as of October 2017, the list of times HTTP pages will have the warning displayed will be increasing. Any page where a user is typing anything at all, be it a forum post or a captcha, […]

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Google Chrome 59 Gains Animated PNG Support

Google’s Chrome browser has historically been a holdout on full support for animated PNG files, requiring users to use a special browser extension, but that is no longer necessary as of version 59 of Chrome. While the feature will likely not trickle down to older versions, Chrome 59 is already available in the Dev and […]

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Fitbit Data & Facebook Help Police In A Murder Case

Facebook posts and data from murder victim Connie Dabate’s Fitbit helped lead Hartford, Connecticut police to mark her husband, Richard Dabate, as a suspect in a 2015 murder. Dabate originally claimed that the murder had been perpetrated by an armed intruder, but after over a year of investigation, authorities finally managed to get enough evidence […]

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Project Halium Seeks A Unified Mobile GNU/Linux

New forks of GNU/Linux come out all the time, but some, like the newly unveiled Project Halium, actively seek to unite a given landscape. In this case the mobile world. Rather than being yet another version of Linux on mobile devices, like SailfishOS or Ubuntu Touch, Project Halium’s goal is to create a base that […]

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Moto X Pure Seems To Be Getting Android 7.0 Nougat

Moto’s last hurrah for the well-loved design conventions of the original Moto X lineup, the Moto X Pure, looks to finally be getting its update to Android 7.0 Nougat. The issue is that the update is apparently only hitting a small amount of users, leading some to believe that the update is actually part of a […]

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Uber Making Changes To Ratings System To Make It Fairer

Uber’s rating system is getting a couple of updates to make rider ratings easier to find, and to make Uber POOL ratings fairer. Riders can now find their own rating, according to drivers, right under their name. As for ratings for Uber POOL, changes are being made to help keep drivers’ ratings from being impacted […]

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Google Details Five Ways To Use Google Trips

Google Trips is a very useful app for travel, and Google has taken to their blog to show five particularly great uses for it. Google Trips can act as your booking and reservations hub with things like hotels and restaurants, for starters. The app also aggregates information from your Gmail and other sources to keep […]

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Samsung Details Its HDR10+ TV Standard Developed With Amazon

Samsung recently announced that they had developed a new type of HDR technology in partnership with Amazon, called HDR10+, and now they’ve put out a release to provide additional insight into how the technology works and how they’re hoping to bring it to mass adoption. The highlight of Samsung’s explanation is that HDR10+ uses what’s called […]

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Twitter Will Soon Start Hosting 24/7 Live Video Content

Twitter’s emphasis on live video content has been a cornerstone of their plan to address stagnant user growth and retention, and it seems that they’re going to double down on that strategy by offering 24/7 live content akin to cable TV. Anthony Noto, Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, revealed the company’s upcoming plans […]

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