New York Votes Through Uber & Lyft Vehicle License Cap

A proposal that would see new hires in ride-sharing halted for the time being in New York City has passed a vote in city council. The policy states that no new vehicle licenses for ride-sharing services will be issued for one year. All that’s left now is for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio […]

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YouTube To Unseat Facebook As US’ 2nd Most Popular Website

YouTube has already sped ahead of Facebook to become the second most popular website on a global scale, and now, according to a study from SimilarWeb, Facebook faces the same fate on its home turf in the near future. The study found that Facebook’s traffic in the past two years has gone down from 8.5 […]

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Baidu CEO Says Company Can And Will Beat Google In China

Baidu CEO Robin Li took to his personal WeChat account recently to declare that Baidu will overcome any attempted return to the Chinese market by Google. To be specific, he used the gaming term “PK”, short for player killing, to imply that Baidu would thoroughly dominate a censored Google in its home country. Though Li […]

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Leaked “Galaxy” Fortnite Skin May Be Galaxy Note 9 Exclusive

XDA Developers members have managed to obtain an early APK file of the installer for Fortnite Mobile, and a Galaxy-themed skin mined from it seems like it may be exclusive to Android, or even to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9, the phone that the game will launch on. The most obvious rub here is that the […]

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August 2018 Android Security Patch Is Now Live

The official August 2018 security bulletin for Android is now out and ready to download onto your Pixel or qualifying Nexus device. The Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphone families have a factory image up that ties the bulletin into their Android 9 Pie updates, while the Pixel C tablet gets the bulletin over Android 8.1 […]

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Top 10 Android Apps – VPN – August 2018

When it comes to online privacy, you can’t do much better than a VPN without dabbling into difficult and often expensive territory. Short for virtual private network, a VPN works its magic mainly by bouncing your data around through a bunch of different servers. Along with some creative spoofing, it’s not too hard to make […]

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Maisie Williams’ Daisie Networking App Coming To Android

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has created an iOS networking app for creatives, called Daisie, and will reportedly be bringing it to Android at some point in the near future. To be specific, Williams mentioned that it would be coming “in good time,” which would highly suggest the plans to port it over to […]

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Pocket City Is A Full-Featured, Yet Simple City-Building Game

Take everything you know about the city building genre, strip it down to the realistic, nitty-gritty essentials and package it into a mobile game that’s meant to be intuitive and easy to use, and you’ve basically got Pocket City. This game brings all of the challenges of your standard city builder, but with no thematic […]

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New Lyft Personal Subscription Flat-Rates Common Rides

Lyft has a new Personal Subscription option that will give you a flat rate for a certain ride that you tend to take often. You’ll pay upfront for a certain number of rides along your chosen route at a price point that Lyft determines. The option can be paid weekly or monthly, and the price […]

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Samsung Patent Points To Skin Tone Detection Via Camera

Samsung recently filed a patent for an app that will detect a user’s skin tone using a smartphone’s camera. The app shown in the patent application seems to be focused on giving users tips to avoid sunburns and other environmental hazards. It works by sorting users into one of six predetermined skin types based on […]

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