News: Tech & Science

Using your smartphone is better with a stylus

Saturday  13:51,   20 january 2018
Popular Science

We're bringing stylus back (yeah). Once we make our case, you can pick up a stylus-equipped handset, like a member of Samsung's Galaxy Note series, or buy a cheap third-party stylus to use with your current device. Most of the latter,[...]

10 Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch in 2018

Saturday  09:02,   20 january 2018
Entrepreneur

How AI can change the marketplace (and the world) this year.Companies aren't the only ones investing time, money and energy into advancing AI technology -- a recent article in The New Yorker reported that the Chinese government has been pursuing AI[...]

This chat app only works when your phone battery is low

Saturday  09:02,   20 january 2018
Engadget

We spend a lot of time trying to eke out a few more minutes from our smart phones. As Motherboard reports, the app was developed by Dries Depoorter and David Surprenant, Belgium-based app developers. "We wanted to do something positive with [...]

Twitter admits Russian propaganda more widespread than initially reported

Saturday  07:50,   20 january 2018
CBS News

The social network said it had identified 3,814 accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency, the Russian troll farmThe social network said it had identified 3,814 accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), the Russian troll farm,[...]

Lunar Fountain? Accessible Ice Could Lurk in Moon's Lava Tubes

Friday  21:12,   19 january 2018
MSN

<p>New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) suggest there is an underground network of lava tubes beneath the lunar surface that could offer astronauts easy access to water.</p>The stunning new photos show multiple small[...]

Galaxy Note 9 Display To Feature Holes?

Friday  21:11,   19 january 2018
International Business Times

A new Samsung patent appears to suggest that the display on the Galaxy Note 8’s successor could have holes.South Korean news outlet Korea Herald learned Friday that Samsung has been granted a patent detailing what seems to be a new design approach[...]

Booby-trapped messaging apps used for spying: researchers

Friday  17:35,   19 january 2018
AFP

An espionage campaign using malware-infected messaging apps has been stealing smartphone data from activists, soldiers, lawyers, journalists and others in more than 20 countries, researchers said in a report Thursday. A report authored by digital[...]

WhatsApp launches a separate app for small businesses

Friday  14:50,   19 january 2018
The Verge

Only on Android for[...]

Neutron Star Merger Afterglow Surprisingly Brighter Now

Friday  14:07,   19 january 2018
International Business Times

The first ever merger of two neutron stars was observed in August, an event that also sent gravitational waves rippling through the universe. If anything, the X-ray emission from the merged object has continued to grow in intensity, as have radio[...]

Spotify's revamped podcasts will include more photos and video

Friday  11:30,   19 january 2018
Engadget

Spotify announced today that it's launching a new multimedia format called Spotlight that will pair visual elements like photos and videos with podcasts, audiobooks and other audio content.&nbsp;At launch, Spotlight will sport content from[...]

Instagram now tells everyone when you’re active, here’s how to hide it

Friday  10:41,   19 january 2018
MSN

Another day, another feature nobody asked for. Facebook subsidiary Instagram has now enabled activity status in direct messages: this means that practically all of your friends will now be able to see when the last time you were actively using the[...]

Google Home or Chromecast might be crashing your Wi-Fi

Friday  10:41,   19 january 2018
CNET

If your Wi-Fi isn't working like it should, Google Home or Chromecast may be affecting it. Here's what you can do right now.Since then, other devices have been affected by the bug, including other Google Home speakers and Chromecast dongles, [...]

South Korean group files complaint against Apple CEO over iPhone slowdown

Friday  08:20,   19 january 2018
Reuters

A South Korean consumer group has filed a criminal complaint against Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook over slower iPhone devices, after probes in Europe into allegations the firm had deliberately shortened the life of its handsets. Apple is already facing[...]

Nintendo Switch Tips And Tricks You NEED To Know

Friday  08:20,   19 january 2018
Know Your Mobile

Take your gaming to the next level with these Nintendo Switch tips and tricks!The Joy-Cons are one of the best things about the Switch–and the great thing is you’re not limited to using them with only the Switch. Since the Joy-Cons use Bluetooth[...]

9 best cheap smartphones 2018: affordable phones to suit any budget

Friday  06:05,   19 january 2018
T3

Cheap phones which don't break the bank - get the latest handset features on a budgetWe think the OnePlus 5T is the best budget smartphone you can buy. It carries all of the Apple prestige and premium build quality, without the massive price[...]