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Sony admits night mode won’t be on its phones with Android Oreo
Giving its users all the blue light they need before bed, Sony has decided to stop including its short-lived blue light reduction feature at night.
February 18, 2018 2:50 pm
Don’t put the HomePod on wood — but if you do, here’s how to treat it
The silicone ring at the bottom of Apple's smart speaker doesn't leave residue, but because it dampens vibrations, it will mess around with the oils of finished surfaces.
February 14, 2018 10:13 pm
$10.99 for the ultimate wireless charging experience
For a limited time, the Qi Wireless Charging Pad is 50% off. Get yours today for just $10.99.
Huawei comments on Mate 10 Pro contest controversy
The company claims that there were two separate campaigns that were supposed to go on: one to recruit beta testers for the Mate 10 Pro and another to solicit feedback from current testers via the Best Buy page.
February 13, 2018 4:40 pm
LeEco websites taken down, other Chinese sites still up
LeMall and Leshi are still operating and giving out information, but the encompassing tech brand, LeEco, is pretty much dead, at least online.
February 8, 2018 2:42 pm
ShatterShield peeling off edges of Moto Z2 Force, customers being charged for repair
Those who couldn't or didn't want to argue down the price were supposedly charged anywhere from $50 to $150 for the replacement of a part that used to be user-replaceable for $40.
February 8, 2018 12:41 am
Irish carrier outs Sony Xperia XZ2 early
In addition, another tech blog reached the South African division manager of Sony Mobile and included a quote about the successor to the Xperia XZ Premium.
February 5, 2018 7:29 pm
Amazon Alexa skills “should not promote Google Home”
But this review from a skills inspector was in response to a mistaken insert of a promo line by a developer mentioning "OK Google."
February 3, 2018 2:58 am
Apple News repeatedly pushes CNN and Fox News notifications
"Fake news" can get really, really repetitive in this endless news cycle we're all seemingly in. But Apple's News app for iOS is really taking it to new levels.
January 30, 2018 8:38 pm
Intelligent Scan on Galaxy S9 authenticates through face and iris
Samsung may be looking into combining biometric data from users' faces and eyes for non-fingerprint authentication in less than ideal lighting conditions.
January 30, 2018 7:52 pm
Another Xiaomi Mi A1 software update has been stopped
It's the same update that would bring Mi A1 units on Android Nougat over to Oreo. Why is it being stopped? Would you believe it? More bugs.
January 25, 2018 9:38 pm
Huawei gets internet excited over 5-minute charging tech from 2015
The demonstration video was initially released in 2015 in conjunction with a symposium on batteries at the time. It has been repurposed for use on Huawei's YouTube channel today.
January 17, 2018 8:11 pm
Pulling back on the iPhone 7 throttle | #PNWeekly 285
It's good for the iPhone because the battery might screw your life up, the company says. It's sorry, it says. We have our say on what Apple is saying about iPhone processor throttling.
December 29, 2017 2:10 pm
Face ID flop: Chinese colleagues can both authenticate iPhone X
Previous happenstance Face ID botches were between non-twin family members. This one just happened naturally without anyone having to try.
December 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Samsung: Microsoft is just selling normal Galaxy Note 8, S8 units
Don't call it no "Microsoft Edition," just a Galaxy S8. Even though Microsoft is selling Samsung's phones with its own apps on them, it ain't the case.
December 1, 2017 9:43 pm
Google Home Mini crashes at high volumes
If you want to rock out with the Google Home Mini, you should be able to do so. But nope, some users find their device crashing.
December 1, 2017 12:10 am
OnePlus 5T insurance not available, may be hard to get
Protecting your OnePlus 5T makes sense and it seemed like OnePlus was about to offer insurance on it. But it's not available yet.
November 30, 2017 11:47 pm
Another iOS 11 autocorrect bug: it is what I.T I.S
Just as you thought it was safe to start referring to yourself in first person again, iOS has made some users incapable of describe how "it is."
November 28, 2017 8:24 pm
Qualcomm and OnePlus respond to one root backdoor, hacker finds data dump function
One hole is getting patched (somewhat) while another allows for personal data, including location, to be recorded, dumped and taken away.
November 15, 2017 8:33 pm
Hide your kids: 10-year-old gets into parents’ iPhone X with Face ID
The iPhone X is supposed to recognize your face and your face only. Face ID, though, has been shown to have cracks. Apparently, kids are one of them.
November 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Samsung puts up support page for would-be Galaxy A5 (2018)
Samsung Korea is getting ahead of the game as manufacturers are wont to do. But don't underestimate snoopers' interest in a mid-range phone.
November 14, 2017 12:50 am
One Pixel 2 XL unit came without proper Android ROM
It could've been a corrupted ROM that couldn't be booted or there might not have been a ROM in the first place. It's hilarious if not just incompetent.
November 2, 2017 6:51 pm
Best Buy’s $100 iPhone X surcharge was tied to carriers
If you bought an iPhone X straight-up, you would have had to pay $100 more than if you could on a carrier financing plan.
October 31, 2017 5:47 pm
Apple engineer fired after daughter gives video tour of iPhone X
The phone hasn't even been released yet. Also, you're not allowed to film at Apple's corporate buildings under normal circumstances.
October 29, 2017 1:11 pm
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