Posted in apps AR Augmented Reality iOS apps kayak mobile Tech travel

Kayak’s new AR feature will tell you if your carry-on bag fits the overhead bin

Popular travel app Kayak has put augmented reality to clever use with a new feature that lets you measure the size of your carry-on bag…

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Posted in Apple Gadgets Hardware iPhone iPhone SE mobile Opinion Tech

The iPhone SE was the best phone Apple ever made, and now it’s dead

I only wanted one thing out of 2018’s iPhone event: a new iPhone SE. In failing to provide it Apple seems to have quietly put…

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Posted in 3d touch Apple apple inc blackberry storm Haptic Touch iOS iPhone Xr mobile multi-touch Tech Technology touchscreen

The iPhone XR shows Apple admitting 3D Touch is a failure

Remember 3D Touch? Unless you’re a power iOS user you probably don’t. Or, well, you’d rather not. It’s been clear for some time now that…

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Posted in Apple Apple Hardware Event 2018 apps Gadgets iPad iPad Pro iPhone iPhone XS mobile Tech

How to watch the live stream for today’s Apple iPhone keynote

Apple is holding a keynote today on its new and shiny campus in Cupertino, and the company is expected to unveil new iPhones, an updated…

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Posted in 5G Apple asia China mobile Qualcomm Tech vivo

Apple’s 5G iPhone conundrum

Wednesday is Apple’s big product release day, where analysts expect the company to release the next edition of the iPhone. While the usual upgrades to…

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Posted in biometrics consumer electronics facial recognition Fido Alliance Fingerprint Identification mobile Security TC Tech voice recognition

Fido Alliance adds a biometrics certification program to help fight spoofing

In a move aimed at upping standards across biometric user verification systems, the industry consortium, Fido Alliance, has launched a certification program for biometrics systems. “The goal of…

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Posted in AnchorFree Hotspot Shield mobile privacy Tech vpn

AnchorFree, maker of Hotspot Shield, raises $295 million in new funding

AnchorFree, a maker of a popular virtual private networking app, has raised $275 million in a new round of funding, the company announced Wednesday. The Redwood…

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Posted in apps mobile Social Tech tiktok

TikTok adds video reactions to its newly-merged app

Just about a month after the merger of the short-form video apps Musical.ly and TikTok, the app is introducing a new social feature, allowing users…

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Posted in apps microsoft mobile Skype Social stories Tech

Skype rolls back its redesign by ditching stories, squiggles and over-the-top color

Just over a year after Skype introduced a colorful, Snapchat-inspired makeover which included its own version of “stories,” the company says it’s now going to…

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Posted in Apple beta bug developers iOS iOS 12 mobile TC Tech

Apple’s new iOS 12 beta fixes the annoying ‘please update’ bug

iOS 12 beta testers have been plagued with a frustrating bug that continually pops up messages alerting them that a new iOS update is available…

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Posted in 3d printing consumer electronics Display technology electronics flexible screen Hardware iPad MagicScroll mobile mobile device Queens University Samsung smartphone tablet computer Tech

Scientists make a prototype touch tablet that rolls and scrolls

Research scientists at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab have built a prototype touchscreen device that’s neither smartphone nor tablet but kind of both — and…

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Posted in 3d printing consumer electronics Display technology electronics flexible screen Hardware iPad MagicScroll mobile mobile device Queens University Samsung smartphone tablet computer Tech

Scientists make a touch tablet that rolls and scrolls

Research scientists at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab have built a prototype touchscreen device that’s neither smartphone nor tablet but kind of both — and…

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Posted in apps david rusenko eCommerce mobile Square Tech Weebly

Weebly brings more e-commerce features to mobile

Weebly is part of Square now, but it continues to update as a standalone product. This week, for example, the company announced a number of…

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Posted in Apple Hardware iPhone XS mobile smartphones TC Tech

Huge leak shows off the new iPhone XS

Get ready for a leaked look at the new iPhone XS. 9to5Mac has gotten its hands on an image of Apple’s next generation of iPhone…

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Posted in apps Casey Neistat facebook IGTV Instagram Josh Elman Kevin Systrom media Michael Sayman mobile Opinion shots Social TC Tech Tiffany Zhong YouTube

For IGTV, Instagram needs slow to mean steady

Instagram has never truly failed at anything, but judging by modest initial view counts, IGTV could get stuck with a reputation as an abandoned theater…

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Posted in Android apps epic games fortnite Gaming Google mobile Security Tech

Fortnite’s Android installer shipped with an Epic security flaw

Google has clapped back in tremendous fashion at Epic Games, which earlier this month decided to make the phenomenally popular Fortnite available for Android via…

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Posted in apps children family kids mobile parenting parents Pew Internet Pew Research phones smartphones Social Social Media TC Tech Teens

A majority of U.S. teens are taking steps to limit smartphone and social media use

It’s not just parents who are worrying about their children’s device usage. According to a new study released by Pew Research Center this week, U.S….

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Posted in android apps apps Finance iOS apps mobile Money payments PayPal Tech

PayPal revamps its app to remove clutter, add more personalization

PayPal is revamping its mobile app. Again. In an effort to keep pace with newcomers like the bank-owned Zelle, PayPal says its new app will…

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