Don’t be afraid of PHADE, surveillance cameras that send your phone messages
If you’re visiting a marketplace or a museum and have their apps, their cameras may be able to send you messages by tracking how you move.
Apple fixes one of the iOS 11 notification bugs… only in an ad
It’s an annoying vanity bug that made its way into a triple-A, big-money ad for the iPhone X’s Face ID feature. And it gets edited like this.
Verizon promoting Galaxy S9 on iPhones
The carrier’s My Verizon app is pushing out a notification trying to convince customers on iPhones (even the iPhone X) to buy a Galaxy S9 through the app.
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.
OnePlus 5 users go ballistic over unwanted push notification, company carries on
The latest in a seemingly endless string of OnePlus 5 scandals involves an unwelcomed push invite for existing owners to a survey and OP5 giveaway.
Meizu PRO 7 rear screen leaked in series of draw-ups
If it’s got wacky hardware features, it’s gotta be a Chinese flagship smartphone, right? Meizu is rumored to be cutting the edge and painting the rear.
Android O beta spreads through the full beta program today
Two major categories of improvements have been introduced: Fluid Experiences and Vitals. And you get to try them out through the Android Beta Program.
More Android O features in active chatter
A list of bullet points and plenty of speculation as to where the next version of Android will go. But will all of these features land in May?
Smartphone addiction part 1: Methods to reduce electronic addiction
*** Disclaimer *** This editorial¬†discusses some of the technological aspects of internet/smartphone…
Galaxy S8 could also get Galaxy J2’s Smart Glow
Instead of one notification LED, Samsung could have a ring of them around the camera. It can help you take weird selfies and tell you how well you are.
Smart Glow, notification signal and selfie helper, may be on Galaxy Note 7
It’s supposed to be the next step up from the notification LED. Materials obtained about the feature point to the Galaxy J2 (2016) for its debut.
Five smartphone problems you’d think they’d have fixed by now
From overprotective audio settings to oil-loving oleophobic coatings, we count down the 5 biggest (first-world) smartphone problems facing users today.
Why a top screen edge gesture doesn’t belong on a smartphone
Find out why top screen edge gesture controls for Smartphones is a really bad idea for one-handed usability.
Where is my GDR3 notification center?
Have you ever had that feeling that something is missing? It should…
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Why can’t Android get notifications right during media playback?
Android has a feature to help you enjoy your music but still get important notifications. But what happens when your Android notifications aren’t important?