Today, Google announces strategic partnerships with Visa and Mastercard to bring Android Pay to more places on the mobile web. Android Pay users will soon be able to pay on hundreds of thousands of new sites where Visa Checkout or Masterpass are accepted using their preferred device authentication method - like fingerprint recognition. Show More Summary
Samsung is set to face multiple South Korean lawsuits over the Galaxy Note 7, amid reports that it's still looking to track down the cause of battery fires, and offering Koreans discounted upgrades to next year's flagship phones -- including the Note 8.
Samsung is rolling out an upgrade program to South Korean Note 7 customers that have traded in their Note 7 handsets for an S7 or S7 edge. Customers joining the Galaxy Upgrade program will have to sign a two-year contract and pay monthly...Show More Summary
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and David Imel get together to chat Google Pixel, LG V20, the LeEco event and otherwise chat about Android. Enjoy AA Podcast 085.
Nobuyuki “Nobi” Hayashi, recalling the introduction of the original iPod 15 years ago this week: Steve Jobs insisted that Apple has no intention of stealing away he sales of the music industry; remember this was way before iTunes Music Store. Show More Summary
Portrait mode, one of the most interesting features designed for the iPhone 7 Plus, is now available to owners of Apple’s newest, biggest phone. Apple designed Portrait mode to recreate the attractive, blurry backgrounds common in portrait photography, but the two lenses inside the iPhone 7 Plus don’t create this shallow depth of field effect on their own. Instead, […]
Following up on a quiet announcement earlier in October, Apple on Monday revealed more launch details for the Apple Watch Nike+, which will be released on Oct. 28 in 41 markets, with eight more added by the end of the month.
AT&T's long-rumored DirecTV service is going to launch next month, the company has revealed. AT&T chief Randall Stephenson announced the news as part of a discussion surrounding AT&T's $80 billion takeover of Time Warner. With the promise...Show More Summary
Apple has today released watchOS 3.1 to the public, the newest operating system release for Apple Watch. watchOS 3.0 introduced many new features for the wearable, but sadly watchOS 3.1 is a much more subdued affair. watchOS 3.1 includes...Show More Summary
South Korea-based Samsung wants to show some extra attention to customers in its backyard following the global recall and discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has officially announce that Galaxy Note 7 owners can join the Galaxy Upgrade program and get a deal on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 when those devices [...]
iPhone and iPad users can now use the Software Update feature to get the final version of iOS 10.0, which adds Portrait Mode (blurred backgrounds) to the iPhone 7 Plus. Today also sees the release of watchOS 3.1 for the Apple Watch.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars. The session was a follow up to Musk's comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his plan to send up to 1 million people to Mars within the next 40 to 100 years.
To celebrate the release of Lady Gaga's latest album, Joanne, Twitter introduced new featured stickers in a Joanne category.
With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 out of race, the battle for best smartphone on the market is set to play out between the Google Pixel and the iPhone 7 – and one important aspect is how well Google Assistant fares against Apple’s Siri. In...Show More Summary
You have to wonder if AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson read "The Curse of the Mogul." The book, co-written by Jonathan Knee, Bruce Greenwald, and Ana Seave, is a data-filled take down of mergers like AT&T's $85.4 billion bid for Time Warner...Show More Summary
Right now you can save an additional $30 on the ad-powered Moto G4 at Amazon, dropping the price to just $120. Normally, the 4th-gen Moto G retails for $199, but Amazon offers it with lock screen ads at a lower cost, as long as you are an Amazon Prime member. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton is taking a more cautious approach to the proposed $85 billion merger.
Not content with Views being the best-selling album of 2016, Drake is releasing more new music in December. The rapper announced a project titled More Life on his Beats 1 radio show OVO Sound Sunday night, and later shared the coverShow More Summary
Dyn said last week it identified “10s of millions” of unique IP addresses involved in the massive botnet DDoS attack on its managed DNS services, which knocked out Twitter, Amazon and others sites for many users. At least some of those...Show More Summary
The Pixel XL's repairability score of six out of 10 is lower than the iPhone 7's seven out of 10, iFixit finds.