Instagram has quietly released a “Lite” version of its Android app this week that aims to provide a better experience for those with lower-powered smartphones. The company confirmed to TechCrunch the app was being tested in Mexico and would provide a version of the social network that “takes up less Continue Reading
Motorola has begun teasing a new event it’ll hold on August 2nd at 2 p.m. local time in Chicago at its headquarters to unveil “a whole new way to connect, stream, download, video chat, and more.” What does all that mean? In the most basic of terms, it likely means Continue Reading
Instagram is updating its apps yet again with the ability to add music to your Story. The company has released a new sticker that allows you to sift through a library of music and choose a song to include in a photo or video post. You can then select the Continue Reading
It’s no secret Apple’s been working to produce tons and tons of original content ahead of the debut of its alternative to something like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video. Details have remained scarce and the only official news we’ve heard is a partnership with Oprah Winfrey, but that doesn’t mean Continue Reading
Amazon has announced a new accessory for its Fire HD 8 and HD 10 tablets called the Show Mode Charging Dock. Costing $39.99 for the smaller tablet and $54.99 for the larger one, the dock lets you charge your Fire tablet simply by slotting it into the dock itself. That’s Continue Reading
Remember Sets? It’s Microsoft’s solution to a crowded desktop environment. Essentially, it lets you compile all the windows you have open while you’re getting work done into a single window with apps living in their own tabs. It’s an overall cleaner approach to having multiple windows open at the same Continue Reading
This isn’t over, however.
Up until now, to use the picture-in-picture feature built into Android 8.0 Oreo with YouTube, you’ve had to be subscribed to YouTube Premium (or Red). Now, that requirement is being dropped as Google has confirmed on its support page that those with free YouTube accounts can use PiP on their Continue Reading
Sony has revealed pricing for its Xperia XZ2 Premium smartphone after it was unveiled earlier this year. According to the company, the device will cost a whopping $999.99, the same price as Apple’s iPhone X. For the money, you’re getting a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display, dual 19MP and 12MP rear Continue Reading
Samsung has announced it’ll be holding an event at the Barclays Center in New York on August 9th. While the company doesn’t confirm what we can expect, we’re pretty sure they’ll be unveiling the new Galaxy Note 9 what with the colorful S Pen teaser video included in the announcement. Continue Reading
This is wild.
Qualcomm has unveiled a trio of brand-new Snapdragon-branded processors built to offer better smartphone experiences for less money. The new Snapdragon 429, 439, and 632 will begin shipping later this year. Starting with the lower-tier hardware, the 429 and 439 improve upon the 425 and 430 with CPU performance and Continue Reading
As spotted by users of the devices, Samsung has begun rolling out an update to the unlocked Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus that gives you access to the FM radio built into the devices. This means you’ll be able to use apps like NextRadio to stream FM radio using a Continue Reading
After introducing the new features last month, Instagram today began rolling out a slew of new features to its iOS and Android mobile apps. This comes after the company unveiled IGTV last week. For starters, you can now video chat with other Instagram users. Within a DM, you can tap Continue Reading
LG’s smartphone lineup lately has grown to be pretty confusing, to say the least. We’ve seen five different V series smartphones since the V30 debuted last year and, so far, it seems the only phone the company really cares about is the G7 ThinQ with its terrible name. So you can Continue Reading