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Netgear announces two new Orbi routers

Netgear announces two new Orbi routers

I’m a huge fan of Netgear’s Orbi routers. They offer some of the easiest setup, [...]

Windows has a heart of trash

Windows has a heart of trash

I did a bad thing. I opened a bad file and it borked my PC. [...]

Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns

Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns

The final chapter of Samsung’s lengthy Note 7 saga apparently has yet to be written. [...]

Bixby is Samsung’s new ‘intelligent interface’ for smartphones and beyond

Bixby is Samsung’s new ‘intelligent interface’ for smartphones and beyond

Samsung is entering the voice-powered virtual assistant game a bit later than its competitors, but [...]

Apple offers its own take on Snapchat and Instagram Stories with the simple Clips video editing app

Apple offers its own take on Snapchat and Instagram Stories with the simple Clips video editing app

It won’t arrive in the App Store until next month, but Apple’s already offering up [...]

Deeplink adds in-app search assistant for iOS that mimics Google’s Now on Tap

Deeplink adds in-app search assistant for iOS that mimics Google’s Now on Tap

Deep-linking technology has been making its way progressively into the mobile ecosystem, providing an easy way [...]

Google launches the first developer preview of Android O

Google launches the first developer preview of Android O

It’s been just about a year since Google unexpectedly announced the first preview of Android Nougat. [...]

Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

Google Maps has today announced a new feature to allow you to share your location with [...]

Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

The business of platforms for developing websites and publishing online is a crowded one, with established players like [...]

Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

Facebook Messenger wants to be an offline social gathering tool, not just an online chat [...]

Facebook launches Stories in the main Facebook app

Facebook launches Stories in the main Facebook app

Snapchat all the things! Facebook’s plan to copy everything that made Snapchat successful is finally reaching [...]

Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping [...]

Drivemode raises $6.5M from Panasonic and others for smartphone car tech

Drivemode raises $6.5M from Panasonic and others for smartphone car tech

If you’re an Android device owner and also a driver, you may already be familiar [...]

Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

Group chat will get a bit less chaotic with the global rollout of two Facebook [...]

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into [...]

This sensory wearable is designed for flirting

This sensory wearable is designed for flirting

With people more likely to be locking eyes with their smartphone screens these days when [...]

A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling

A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling

Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be [...]

Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

The smartwatch era has done nothing so much as renew my interest in real watches, [...]

Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

Following a series of beta trials, Microsoft officially announced this morning that it’s bringing its [...]

Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

Facebook Messenger wants to be an offline social gathering tool, not just an online chat [...]