OnePlus 5 got off to a rocky start after it was accused of cheating in benchmarks. There were a few other problems with it, and users have already received a software update that fixed some of the issues. OnePlus hosted an AMA on Reddit answering all its fans' questions.
Major industrial and government targets in the Ukraine and Russia have been hit by a large cyberattack. Though services haven't been severely impacted from an outside perspective, some big-name targets have been affected. Among those are the Ukrainian government.
App Annie has released a report predicting a significant growth in the global app economy over the next four years. According to the report, the economy will be worth $6.3 trillion by 2021, rising significantly from last year's $1.3 trillion. The user base will nearly double.
Microsoft recently retired versions of its app for smartphones running older Windows Phone handsets. The reason behind that is because Skype used peer-to-peer connections in the past to facilitate calls, but to improve experience, the company has been switching to a cloud-based
After OnePlus announced that 2015's flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 2, won't be updated to Android Nougat, many thought that the same destiny will happen to OnePlus 3 and 3T with the Android O. The good news is that the company is committed and the OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3's
Translation services are in development at Amazon and they'll be offered to AWS customers, reports CNBC. Amazon is said to be creating machine translation tools that'll help developers turn their application and website content into various other languages.
YouTube Uptime, an app that makes viewing YouTube videos a more social experience, has left its beta phase. The software was created by Google's Area 120 incubator and it initially arrived in the US as an invitation-only app. Now, anyone can get it in the US on iOS.
More creative ways of interacting are now available in Facebook's messaging service. The video chat side of Messenger has been updated with live filters and animated reactions. With the latter, Messenger's five emoji responses can become overlays in the chat.
Note-taking app Evernote will abandon BlackBerry and Windows Phone later this month. The company announced in an email that support would end for those platforms on June 29, which isn't shocking given the very low popularity of both mobile operating systems.
An update for the Amazon Echo has made it possible to use the smart speaker as an intercom. If you happen to have multiple units placed around your home, you can use them to communicate with others in your house. The feature is available on the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show.
The general user base can now download and install a public beta of iOS 11 ahead of the operating system's official release. Apple recently began sharing beta versions of the software with developers and now it's ready for a wider test roll out. This version will be more stable.
With less than a week since its official launch, the OnePlus 5 is already receiving its first software update. The company has just announced that it is rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.2 update for OnePlus 5 globally, which is rolling out over the air. There are no new features, but
At VidCone conference, Facebook has confirmed that they have been working on a dedicated app for video creators which will be exclusive only for some people. The video creation app will be available for people with verified accounts like journalists, celebrities and other online
Google has started rolling out support for some of the upcoming features of Android O, which is now rumoured to be called Oreo or Oatmeal Cookie. The search giant has now added support for picture-in-picture mode on Chrome, which was already supported by a number of apps.
A cyberattack carried out against the UK's Parliament left members without access to their government email on Saturday. The country's authorities disabled email access to prevent the hack from spreading further in the network. It's not known when the hack occurred.
YouTube's mobile application is receiving an update in the coming weeks that'll include dynamic video resizing, improving the appearance of some videos. The new feature will change how a video looks based on its size and ratio. This will be useful when watching vertical videos.
Both Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact have received an update to Android 7.0 Nougat in December and since Google has released several new versions of the operating system. To keep users of the two phones up to date, Sony is now rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update.
Meizu is slowly getting ready to launch Android 7.0 Nougat update for a number of devices. To celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Flyme OS, its custom Android user interface, the Chinese company has now announced that eight smartphones will be eligible for the open beta program.
As the Obama Administration learned of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, it decided to authorize a secret cyber operation against the country. According to The Washington Post, intelligence agencies worked together to tools that hadn't been used recently.
Research from 360i has found Google Home's Assistant outperforms Amazon Echo's Alexa. The digital agency used proprietary software to see how the systems would respond to 3,000 questions. Overall, Google Home was 6x more likely to provide an accurate answer.