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What you missed in cybersecurity this week  TechCrunch · 7 hours
It’s been a busy week — it’s tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We’ve collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories from the week — from TechCrunch and afar — to... more
Samsung Galaxy Fold launch event reportedly postponed in China following display issues  9to5Google · 8 hours
Early impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold got a lot of users excited for the device until potentially big display issues started popping up.... more
Notes from the Samsung Galaxy Fold: day six  TechCrunch · 8 hours
I’m starting to get that thing where my iPhone XS screen feels super tiny when I switch back from the Fold to send a text message from my number. Someone recently asked... more
Samsung has reportedly postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in China  THE VERGE · 9 hours
Samsung has reportedly postponed the Chinese launch of its forthcoming Galaxy Fold smartphone, according to SamMobile.... more
Week-in-Review: is Samsung unfolding another flop?  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Samsung tries to deliver a big innovation and fails miserably. A big story this week on TechCrunch was that in the buildup to the release of the Samsung... more
What’s the best Twitter app for the Mac?  9to5Mac · 13 hours
A few weeks ago, I took a look at the best Twitter apps for iPhone. It was interesting to read... more
How to find your lost Android phone video - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
If you lose your phone, there are ways you can try tracking it down again. Here's how to find a lost Android. more
Google Doodle goes to new heights (and depths) to celebrate Earth Day - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
An animated Doodle slideshow spotlights different endangered organisms from different elevations. more
Apple AirPods (2nd Gen) Review  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
Apple’s new AirPods come with improvements like an optional wireless charging case. What else is new in these second-generation truly wireless earphones? Find out in our in-depth review more
12,000 pieces of official govt advice added to Alexa and Google Home  Sky News · 1 day
Information on public services - from renewing a passport to the state pension - can now be accessed through voice-activated smart speakers and virtual... more
The CIA says that China’s security agencies provided funds for Huawei: report  THE VERGE · 1 day
Earlier this year, the Central Intelligence Agency informed its counterparts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK that Chinese technology company Huawei has... more
3 fixes for Netflix’s “What to watch?” problem  TechCrunch · 1 day
Wasting time every night debating with yourself or your partner about what to watch on Netflix is a drag. It burns people’s time and good will, robs great creators of attention, and... more
Amazon to Verify Its 'Flex Drivers' Using Their Selfies  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Amazon is making a section of its drivers take selfies before resuming their duties for the day in order to record and verify their identities. more
Making the Grade: A look back at the LAUSD iPad hacking scandal  9to5Mac · 2 days
Back in 2014, the headlines around Apple and K–12 education revolved around the cancellation of a major contract with the Los Angeles United School... more
Huawei Accused by US Intelligence of Being Funded by Chinese State Security: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The CIA accused Huawei of receiving funding from China's National Security Commission, The Times said on Saturday. more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Admits the Platform Makes It Easy to Abuse Others  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Dorsey said Twitter is relying more on machine learning (ML) to identify abusive tweets as opposed to having people individually report them more
Netflix vs. Hulu: Which has the best price, original shows and bundles? - CNET  CNET · 2 days
With Netflix's recent price hike and Hulu's aggressive discounts, including that Spotify bundle, which one is right for you? more
Sony reveals next PlayStation details, Galaxy Fold screens are breaking video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
This week's major tech stories include a few details about Sony's next PlayStation, broken Galaxy Fold review units and Amazon and Google... more
Weed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alums - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley... more
Inbox by Gmail Is Now Officially Dead, as Older Versions Stop Working  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Inbox by Gmail was shut down on April 2, but some users were able to still use it by installing old Android and iOS... more
macOS 10.15 Reported to Get iOS Features Like Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
With the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13, the iPhone-maker is reported to unveil similar features like Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time. more
Facebook Still Hosting New Zealand Mosque Shooting Videos: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
According to a report in Motherboard on Friday, certain videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw attack footage. more
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg May Be Held Accountable for Privacy by US FTC: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
US federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of Facebook over the social network giant's... more
Google Lens revamp in development with ‘filters’ for Dining, Shopping, & Translate  9to5Google · 2 days
At I/O 2018, Google revamped Lens with real-time recognition, smart text selection, and native camera app integration. A year later, another redesign for Google... more
Notes from the Samsung Galaxy Fold: day four  TechCrunch · 2 days
Apologies for skipping day three. This kept me extremely busy yesterday. Though the Galaxy Fold remained a constant companion. Before you ask (or after you ask on Twitter without having read beyond... more
More than a month later, Facebook, Instagram host New Zealand shooting videos - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Some clips of the massacre merely include warnings they may contain “violent or graphic content," according to Motherboard. more
How to change your Facebook password on iPhone  9to5Mac · 2 days
Want to know how to quickly change your Facebook password on iPhone? Read on below for how to do it... more
Facebook's privacy mishaps: Zuckerberg could be held accountable, report says - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly looking into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's past remarks about privacy. more
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies  THE VERGE · 2 days
Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies, it confirmed to The Verge, in a bid to... more
9to5Mac Daily: April 19, 2019  9to5Mac · 2 days
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google... more
Logitech Slim Folio Pro review – bulky, but great for typists [Video]  9to5Mac · 2 days
The Logitech Slim Folio Pro for the 2018 iPad Pro is a product designed for iPad users whose workflow is primarily focused on typing.... more
Is the Nighthawk AC1900 fast enough for gaming?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: The Nighthawk AC1900 provides a great gaming experience, especially in its price range. Wi-Fi gaming is something that has only recently become good enough for competitive games and this router... more
Better sorting for games and apps coming to Xbox One  Windows Central · 2 days
The new feature is rolling out shortly to Skip Ahead and Alpha Xbox Insiders. The way the Xbox One sorts inside My Games and Apps is somewhat frustrating,... more
Apple Pulls 4K LG UltraFine Displays From Online Apple Store in U.S.  MacRumors · 2 days
Apple has removed the 4K LG UltraFine Displays from its online Apple Store in the United States, continuing a trend of pulling the display... more
Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company's data-handing lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg more
Microsoft's PWA Builder hits version 2.0 with new design and more  Windows Central · 2 days
PWA Builder 2.0 has a fresh new look and much more in store for developers. Microsoft this week launched version 2.0 of its Progressive Web App... more
Netflix's random play button is what we've all been waiting for - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The company is reportedly testing a feature that could put a stop to endless Netflix scrolling. more
Sony’s excellent 1000X M3 headphones are $50 off at Massdrop  THE VERGE · 2 days
Sony’s 1000X M3 wireless noise-canceling headphones are currently the best that you can buy. This model... more
Capcom Home Arcade now has an Amazon UK link! GO Britain GO  Windows Central · 2 days
Because everything needs a retro console. Because the whole world has fallen into retro-mania, Capcom — the creator of the Street Fighter franchise as... more
Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine is considering book-themed subscription boxes  TechCrunch · 2 days
Reese Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine already has its hands in movies, television, Apple TV+ shows, podcasts, Audible originals, books and more. Now it’s weighing an entry into the subscription... more
We rounded up our favorite podcast apps for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 days
Podcasts are an excellent source of entertainment and information. You can find a great podcast that covers just about any topic or genre of media. You can listen... more
Foxconn recommits to Wisconsin plant, despite governor's doubts - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The company says it's still focused on job creation in the Badger State. more
Best power banks and battery packs for iPhone - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Looking for a pocket-size power bank for charging your iPhone on the go? Here are some top picks. more
Apple could be adding Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to macOS  TechCrunch · 2 days
Apple wants to add more iOS features to macOS according to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo. And it starts with improvements to Siri. While Siri... more
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Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon
Huawei P30 Pro Survives Bend Test, Fingerprint Sensor Seen to Work Even After Scratches
Gadgets 360
Should iPhone owners envy Samsung’s Galaxy Fold? Video reveals many issues beyond screen damage
Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15
Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds
Google’s Project Jacquard is still alive and well, controls entire TED talk presentation
Logitech Slim Folio Pro review – bulky, but great for typists [Video]
Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still available elsewhere
[Update: 29] Google Chrome adds nearly a dozen new default profile pictures w/ poly-art animal
Apple iPhones get recycled in this secretive lab. Now it's opening up - CNET
Apple Watch authentication expanding beyond unlocking your Mac in macOS 10.15
Beyoncé documentary Homecoming hits Netflix - CNET
Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
Google Fi stops selling Android One Moto X4, LG G7, and V35
Latest ‘Shot on iPhone XS’ video features stunning nature clips shot by three film directors
Amazon’s The Boys gets a new, NSFW trailer and a July 26th release date
Samsung Galaxy S10 Starter Kit: Cases, chargers, more accessories [Video]
Why Galaxy Fold screens are having a meltdown and what you should do if you bought one - CNET