Technology

How to remap Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby button to launch any app

By - Apr 24, 2017 9:34pm AST
Many Galaxy S8 and S8+ fans aren’t too happy that Samsung launched an incomplete version of Bixby with no option of swapping assistants to something like Google Assistant or Google… Continue Reading

Now you may be able to copy any voice in a matter of minutes

By - Apr 24, 2017 7:30pm AST
Named after the Australian mimicking song bird, Lyrebird.ai is working on software that can allegedly recreate someone’s voice based on a few minutes of recorded data. The company’s aim is… Continue Reading

iPhone 8 release may be pushed back to late October or November

By - Apr 10, 2017 1:20am AST
The decision to shift more component production to China may not be working out too well for Apple as rumors are circulating that the iPhone 8 launch date may have… Continue Reading

Pro Tip: Don’t include “ISIS Beer Funds!!!” in your Venmo memo

By - Apr 9, 2017 10:15pm AST
If you’re sending funds to your friends via an app like PayPal or Venmo, it’s never a good idea to include terrorist related content in the description, as Ben Gaurino… Continue Reading

Samsung to launch double wide 32:9 monitor later this year

By - Apr 6, 2017 9:19pm AST
Gamers have something to look forward to later this year as Samsung has announced that it will be launching an ultra-wide 32:9 monitor later this year. Dubbed the ‘double full… Continue Reading

Facebook’s Stories is a total failure, so they’re ‘ghosting’ your friends to increase usage

By - Apr 5, 2017 10:49pm AST
I’ve never been a fan of having too many Facebook friends. Currently I have just 233 contacts, which is pale compared to those who have thousands. Since Facebook launched its… Continue Reading

11 tech memories today’s kids just won’t relate to

By - Mar 13, 2017 12:25am AST
The late 90s and early 2000s feel like just the other day. At least that’s how I think about it. It was a time when it took 10 minutes to… Continue Reading

The Pixel 2 may not have a headphone jack

By - Mar 8, 2017 10:20pm AST
One of the most touted features of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL was the inclusion of a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, but new rumors suggest that the Pixel 2… Continue Reading

This is what the Samsung Galaxy S8 looks like

By - Mar 6, 2017 9:17pm AST
If it’s one thing phone manufacturers can’t do well anymore is keep a secret. With so many beta builds and pre-market models being given out to testers, developers, and phone… Continue Reading

Facebook may soon introduce a Dislike button

By - Mar 5, 2017 11:42pm AST
Facebook is beta testing its reactions feature within its Messenger platform, but there’s an added twist. Just like post reactions, users can react to each other’s comments within Messenger threads… Continue Reading

Watch this fire-spitting drone clear debris from a power line

By - Mar 4, 2017 11:42pm AST
Once in a while, large chunks of debris end up power lines, posing a potential hazard for the electric company. Clearing this could sometimes be challenging especially when dealing with… Continue Reading

Many Twitch users receiving forced password reset emails

By - Mar 4, 2017 2:41pm AST
Many Twitch users received an email this morning claiming that there may have been unauthorized access to their accounts, and that their passwords would be temporarily reset. This comes just… Continue Reading

HMD to relaunch indestructible Nokia 3310

By - Feb 14, 2017 10:46pm AST
If @evleaks is right again, Nokia will be relaunching production of one of its classic models, the 3310. According to his sources, the Nokia 3310 will be announced along with… Continue Reading

Samsung battery factory catches fire thanks to faulty batteries

By - Feb 8, 2017 9:23pm AST
Well, what are the odds? Samsung just can’t catch a break as their Samsung SDI Co Ltd factory in China caught fire thanks to faulty lithium batteries. The good news… Continue Reading

Apple LG 5K monitors flicker when too close to a WiFi router

By - Jan 31, 2017 10:46pm AST
Apple has recommended that MacBook Pro customers purchase LG UltraFine 5K monitors, as they’ve discontinued production of their in house thunderbolt displays. But there’s a problem. The 27 inch, 5120… Continue Reading

WhatsApp will NOT notify you when someone screenshots your conversation

By - Jan 26, 2017 11:58pm AST
It’s that time of year again when fake WhatsApp rumors make their way across the web. This time, fake news website ‘8shit’ posted a bogus story titled “From February 5… Continue Reading

3D TVs are officially dead as Sony and LG discontinue production this year

By - Jan 24, 2017 9:22pm AST
Guys, it’s official, 3D TVs are dead. Sony and LG, the last two manufacturers that clung on to 3D TVs, have both announced their plans to discontinue production after poor… Continue Reading

Samsung officially addresses cause of Galaxy Note 7 incidents

By - Jan 23, 2017 12:33am AST
It’s officially official. Samsung has released its analysis and conclusion regarding the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. A major press conference was held yesterday featuring independent researchers Sajeev Jesudas, President, Consumer… Continue Reading

Nokia 6 sold out in just 1 minute in China

By - Jan 22, 2017 7:50pm AST
Nokia is back with a new handset, but for now, it’s exclusive to the Chinese market. The Nokia 6 which is being manufactured by HMD Global, features relatively decent specs,… Continue Reading

Dear YouTube video creators, please stop doing this with End Screens

By - Jan 21, 2017 12:19am AST
While browsing the videos section of reddit, I came across a video of a LEGO bot pulling 60 pounds of exercise weights. Closer to the end, two recommendation boxes popped… Continue Reading

Swedish supermarket using lasers to label fruits to save on unnecessary plastic wrapping

By - Jan 19, 2017 12:26am AST
Nature & More, in conjunction with Swedish supermarket chain ICA, will soon be using lasers to label its organic fruits and vegetables to cut down on plastic wrapping usage. Organic… Continue Reading

Your iPhone may soon be built entirely by a robot

By - Jan 15, 2017 11:43pm AST
The robots are taking over! Foxconn Electronics in China has announced that it plans to automate its entire workforce in its efforts to increase output and decrease production costs. The… Continue Reading

National Geographic Instagram account hacked

By - Dec 30, 2016 8:20pm AST
If you’re one of the 66 million followers of the National Geographic Instagram page, you may have noticed th not so ordinary post below. It turns out that the page… Continue Reading

Amazon wins patent for flying warehouse

By - Dec 29, 2016 10:51pm AST
First there were drones, now there are going to be flying warehouses? In an effort to cut down on delivery time to its customers, Amazon secured a patent to bring… Continue Reading

Tesla Autopilot predicts and avoids accident two cars ahead

By - Dec 28, 2016 9:34pm AST
Tesla’s latest Autopilot software update has proven its worthiness after successfully predicting and avoiding an accident two cars ahead. The upgraded Autopilot program comes as part of an OTA update… Continue Reading

Microsoft admits Windows 10 upgrade campaign was too aggressive

By - Dec 27, 2016 10:10pm AST
Microsoft’s campaign to upgrade to Windows 10 slowly went from something that we looked forward to, to something that was more than a nuisance and borderline qualified as malware. In… Continue Reading

You’ve been using these emojis the wrong way all this time

By - Dec 21, 2016 9:36pm AST
With hundreds of available emojis slowly replacing regular text expressions, some of them can be a bit confusing to use, or at least they’re not used as intended by the… Continue Reading

Germany wants to fine social media sites €500,000 for each fake story published

By - Dec 19, 2016 11:30pm AST
The war between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brought to light amajor problem plaguing social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Fake news. We’re not going to get into which… Continue Reading

This tool can crack credit card numbers in just 6 seconds

By - Dec 12, 2016 10:23pm AST
If you didn’t know by now, credit card numbers are actually based on a mathematical equation. Many websites can validate a credit card number using the The Luhn or mod… Continue Reading

Android and iOS market share stagnant while Windows Phone OS slowly dies

By - Dec 1, 2016 10:03pm AST
As we head into the last month of 2016, we have yet another bundle of mobile market share statistics to play with. After two major handset releases (iPhone 7 and… Continue Reading
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