Mobile

Google Pixel 2 review

The Google Pixel 2 is here to prove that two rear cameras aren’t always better than one on a phone, especially if you favor photo quality over the latest all-screen designs. We have the picture proof below. It’s Google’s superior software that pushes this Android Oreo phone to snap some of the best-looking pictures we’ve […]

Duolingo overhauled its fluency system to make it harder for advanced users

Duolingo has begun rolling out a new update that will add more advanced lessons to each component of a language course. Called Crown Levels, users now have the option of sticking to a skill to “level up” before they move on to the next skill or finish all the courses then come back to a […]

No more wasting time typing in passwords with Everykey

Everykey is a tiny bluetooth device that provides virtually impenetrable password security for BOTH password protected websites AND Bluetooth devices. It auto-creates complex passwords, automatically logs people in and out of devices and websites, and protects their passwords using military grade AES 128-bit encryption. The personal and sensitive information stored on devices and online accounts […]

Consumer advocacy groups complain that YouTube is collecting information from children

YouTube is facing a new complaint from a coalition of consumer advocacy groups that claims that the popular video website has broken children’s privacy laws by collecting information on underage viewers in order to sell ads, according to a report in The New York Times. The complaint claims that YouTube is in violation of the […]

Uber avoids ban in Egypt over taxi driver lawsuit

Uber has faced more than a few service shutdowns over legal issues, but it just dodged a bullet in Egypt… at least, for a while. A court has negated a decision that would have suspended the licenses of both Uber and its local rival Careem for allegedly violating transportation laws. A group of 42 taxi […]

YouTube will reportedly release a kids’ app curated by humans

YouTube plans to release a non-algorithmic, whitelisted version of its YouTube Kids app some time in the near future as a way to avoid inadvertently suggesting questionable or graphic content to children, according to a report this evening from BuzzFeed News. The modified version of the app will also be restricted to videos from hand-selected […]

Twitter delays API change that could break Tweetbot, Twitterific, etc.

This morning, the developers of third-party Twitter clients Tweetbot, Twitterific, Tweetings, and Talon banded together to highlight upcoming API changes that could potentially break the way their apps work. As you might expect, their collective user base — a base largely made up of folks who need more out of their Twitter app than the […]

Snapchat is finally releasing its special Lenses for iPhone X users

Apple teased iPhone X-exclusive AR Snapchat Lenses at the phone’s launch event last year, and today, Snapchat is finally releasing them. Only iPhone X users will be able to see the three lenses that are available today, thanks to the TrueDepth front-facing camera of the devices. Those lenses include a Mardi Gras-esque mask, a Day […]

Twitter postpones platform change that would cut off third-party apps

The people behind third-party Twitter clients Tweetbot, Twitterrific, Talon, and Tweetings are warning users that their apps could lose important features like push notifications and an auto-refresh timeline in June. The problem is that after June 19th, Twitter will be removing the “streaming services” that have enabled developers to implement these functions in their apps. […]