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Stop What You’re Doing and Play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps

April 1st is tomorrow, so it’s only natural for the web to start the eruption of pranks and gags everywhere. Google never seems to disappoint, and this year is no exception. In the Maps app for phones and tablets, the company has placed a mini Ms. Pac-Man game that basically Continue Reading

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Unsurprisingly, You Can Trick the Galaxy S8’s Facial Unlock with a Picture

It’s a classic trick that many have tried before when the feature was introduced back in 2011 with Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and unsurprisingly, it carries over to 2017’s most anticipated flagship. Via bloggers Marcianophone , a picture can be held up to a Galaxy S8 of the same person Continue Reading

You Can Get the Moto G5 in a Special Sapphire Blue with O2

British carrier O2 has announced that as of today, they’ll begin carrying the Moto G5 in a special Sapphire Blue option. This model is exclusive to the carrier as it’s nowhere to be found in other parts of the world. Then again, the G5 is also pretty discrete. Well played, Continue Reading

Apple’s iOS 10.3 Fixes Bug That Issues 911 DDoS Attack

Apple just released iOS 10.3 this week, but in a new report by The Wall Street Journal, it looks like more than just Find My AirPods is making its way to iPhones. It also prevents a Javascript command from executing which would continuously call any phone number a user clicks Continue Reading

Microsoft Details How It Plans to Roll Out the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft has released a blog post in which the company details how they plan to roll out the forthcoming Windows 10 Creators Update currently slated for an April 11th launch. As we previously learned, all PC users can expect the update on or around this date, with exact release timeframes Continue Reading

Samsung Will Sell the Galaxy S8 DeX Dock for $149.99

To go along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung is also introducing DeX. It’s basically the company’s take on Microsoft’s Continuum feature found on Windows phones. It allows you to plug your phone into a special dock which connects to an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse to allow for Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Releasing a Custom Version of the Galaxy S8 with All of Their Bloatware

Microsoft and Samsung cut a deal back in 2015 to allow the former to load their software on the latter’s Galaxy S6 handsets. This resulted in the same action taking place regarding the next year’s Galaxy S7, and now the Windows creator is taking the initiative to a new level Continue Reading

Twitter No Longer Counts @Usernames As Characters in Replies to Tweets

Twitter said they were working on the feature last year, and now the social media platform is enabling the removal of @usernames in replies for all. This means that when replying to someone’s tweet, @mentions won’t count as characters, while a little banner will appear above your reply indicating who you’re Continue Reading

You Can Now Preorder the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

We just saw Samsung’s official unveiling of the handsets yesterday, and now interested customers can begin preordering the Galaxy S8 and S8+ from a variety of retailers. Specifically, only carriers have the devices available to preorder, but that shouldn’t stop you from picking one up anyway. Why? Because perks. Basically Continue Reading

Samsung Will Compete with Google Wifi with the Samsung Connet Home

Photo credit: Mashable In the midst of Samsung’s announcements today was the Samsung Connect Home, a mesh Wi-Fi router built to compete with Google’s internet solution known simply as Google Wifi. Two versions will become available, with the cheaper model featuring a 2 x 2 MU-MIMO antenna array, a slower Continue Reading

Confirmed: Andy Rubin’s Upcoming Smartphone Will Run Android

We recently got a sneak peek at Andy Rubin’s upcoming Essential-branded smartphone’s bezel-less design. While it was pretty clear that the device would run the operating system, we are now hearing confirmation via Google’s Eric Schmidt that this new handset will indeed run Android. You know, as if it weren’t Continue Reading

Google’s Pixel Launcher May Soon Receive a Pretty Significant Redesign

Google’s Pixel Launcher breaths a breath of fresh air onto user’s Android devices as it features a cleaner, more minimal design when compared to the static default homescreens that many manufacturers include on their devices. You even have quick access to weather information, something I think is very useful. However, it Continue Reading

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ Will Ship with $99 AKG Headphones

We recently saw a collaboration between the two companies with the Galaxy Tab S3, and now we get to see another result of Samsung and Harmon AKG’s friendship: $99 earbuds. These earbuds will be shipping with every Galaxy S8 and S8+ and will be sold on the side for just Continue Reading