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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  

Apple wants you… to switch from Android to iPhone

“Life is easier on iPhone,” Apple declares on a newly unveiled web page meant to woo Android users to switch. The iPhone maker is also throwing in an offer for trading in...

Lens & Home Updates – Google IO 2017

After watching the opening talks at Google IO on Lens and Home we could not wait to let everyone know whats in store for them from Google in the very near future. Google...

RFID, iot and Automation – Whats It All About?

Automation creeps ever closer and the internet of things (iot) is Harbinger of this story. Will the imminent future be some dystopian nightmare or utopian wonderland? There is no doubt that automation will...

Casting Browser Tabs with Chromecast – How To

Chromecasts are amazing little devices. Simple to setup and install and they do exactly what it says on the tin. Find something on a device you want to watch, hit cast...

Google Wifi – First Impressions

Google Wifi now available for use in the U.K., what is there to know about it and how do you get it to work? The new Wifi device from Google aims to...

Google Home – Released In The U.K. Today!

Google Home is the multinational tech companies answer to the Amazon Echo which is, already, moving off the shelves swiftly. The personal assistant slash home speaker from Google costs £129 and is now...

Apple patents shock absorbers for iPhone that pop out when device is dropped, and...

Sooner or later it happens to every mobile phone user: the device escapes the hand, or gets knocked off a counter, and down it falls. The Apple warranty does not apply to damage...

This is no early April Fool: BlackBerry shares surge as results top forecasts

Today, we’re going to talk for a moment about BlackBerry. And the fact that, as of this post going live, BlackBerry shares are trading at $7.81, for a gain of more...

Pedestrian deaths spike in 2016, smartphones partly to blame

If you’re driving while reading this, put down the iPhone. No really. Almost 6,000 pedestrians died in traffic accidents nationwide last year — a 20-year high — and researchers say it may be because...

Report: Android to surpass iOS app store revenue this year, with a catch

For years, Apple’s iOS App Store has been the first place almost anyone has thought of when it comes to downloading that app that lets you watch Netflix or that Amazon Kindle...

Apple blocks news app about drone strikes — again

Apple apparently thinks users of its iPhone are so sensitive that it needs to shield them from a news app. The app in question, called Metadata+, alerts users when there’s a new...

Wolverton: House Republicans join Senate, undermine online privacy

House Republicans showed Tuesday they care as little about your online privacy as their colleagues in the Senate. Without any Democrats joining them, Congressional Republicans passed a resolution to overturn privacy rules that...

Apple’s iOS update helps find lost AirPods, empowers Siri, more

Are you trying to find your lost AirPods? Apple’s latest iOS update has your back. The ability to recover those precious wireless earphones is one of the highlights from iOS 10.3, the mobile...

Google Android inventor Andy Rubin offers peek of new smartphone said to be iPhone...

To build a smartphone to take on the iPhone and high-end Android devices, it would be nice to have an office full of former Apple and Google engineers. Check. And it certainly would...

14 things to know about America’s fastest-growing app

It’s simple: 1. Use Bitmoji, an iPhone and Android keyboard tool, to create your own personal emoji. 2. Add crazy hair, crazy glasses, crazy whatever to your personalized avatar. 3. Then wow your friends...

Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones

Samsung is bringing Galaxy Note 7 smartphones back. The company said Monday that it will sell refurbished models as part of its plan to recycle the smartphones — which it recalled and...

​Super Mario Run: Price, gameplay and others

Mario lovers, rejoice. You can now play with the mustachioed plumber no matter where you go. Here’s what you need to know before you download Super Mario Run. Who’s it for? The game...

Samsung aims at Siri, Alexa with Bixby

Move over, Siri and Alexa, and make room for Bixby. That’s the name of Samsung’s virtual assistant, which will debut next week as a key feature of the new Galaxy S8 phone....

Apple Product Launch

Apple have announced today a slew of new or updated products and we have included them below for your perusal. If you cannot wait to purchase then the links are provided...

Apple’s heads into Snapchat territory with Clips

Apple seems to be aiming at Snapchat and Facebook’s Instagram with a new video creation app. Dubbed Clips, the app promises to allow users to easily make videos by combining live takes...