Huawei's recently announced smartwatch is now officially available for purchase in China. Just a week after the announcement, the Watch 2 Pro can be purchased for around $390 via Huawei's online store vMall, JD.com, and other Chinese retailers. There is no information when the
Following a number of reports with burn-in issue on latest Pixel 2 smartphones, users are also reporting clicking/ticking sound issue with the phones. Reportedly, Google's new Pixel 2 smartphones are making 'clicking and high pitch frequency sounds.'
A new piece of ransomware known as Bad Rabbit is causing problems in Europe and Russia. Upwards of 200 victims have been affected by the malware, says Kaspersky Labs, and it's been spreading via an illegitimate Adobe Flash update. No source has been identified.
The FTC is relaxing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act by telling companies they won't face penalties for letting kids use voice commands with their products. That act prevents companies from collecting audio recordings of people under the age of 13.
Third-parties are now able to come out with add-ons that'll be integrated directly with Gmail. Support for add-ons was revealed by Google earlier this year and it has just now arrived. Among the first developers to work with the capability are Asana, Trello, and DialPad.
Being featured as Apple's "App of the Day" appears to be one of the greatest gifts a developer could ask for. According to data from Apptopia, apps and games that are featured in the new "Today" section of the App Store receive download boosts as great as 2,172%.
Google Lens, an AI-based service that can identify nearly anything you take a picture of, has begun quietly rolling out on the Pixel and Pixel XL from 2016. It started showing up on devices without any software update, according to users. It's part of Photos.
The continuing move towards mobile devices away from desktops is putting more consumers at risk, says Kaspersky. Its latest Cybersecurity Index highlights the rising use of mobile devices for email, shopping, and other activities that could be compromised.
Motorola's last-gen flagship smartphone is now receiving a new software update from Verizon. The carrier has started pushing out a new update that includes a couple of major changes, including support for the carrier's upcoming Gigabit Class LTE service.
FBI investigations are regularly impeded by the existence of strong encryption on devices. Just during the past 11 months, the bureau has been unable to get data from 6,900 mobile devices as a result of encryption. That figure was shared by Christopher Wray, the FBI director.
A bug has shown up in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that leads to apps effectively disappearing from devices. Although the apps remain installed, users say they can't be located on the Start menu, in the OS' list of installed apps, or through a Cortana search.
Apple Pay is now available in 20 markets around the world and it's doing very well in those regions. Jennifer Bailey, Apple's VP for Apple Pay, shared some new milestones this weekend. At the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, talked about the service's success.
Claims that Kaspersky is effectively working to help the Russian government with spying operations have damaged the antivirus company's reputation. Though Kaspersky denies the claims and strong proof is lacking, some users have moved away from its products.
Sony is one of the first companies that is now releasing a final version of Android 8.0 Oreo update. The update is now available and rolling out for the Xperia XZ Premium smartphone. If you own the smartphone, you should see the notification pop up soon.
Alongside Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung also announced an accessory that lets you use your phone as a computer. The Samsung DeX platform offers a Linux-based desktop-like experience and is currently only available for Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 smartphones.
Next week, Apple will finally open pre-orders for its flagship iPhone X model, and start shipping it a week later, on November 3. The smartphone comes with an all-new design that features a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED display, which has a special notch at the top.
The latest Google app has been released and thanks to Android Police's teardown, we have learned that a new Google Home device might be in the works. Codenamed Quartz, the device is expected to feature a built-in display. Code in the Google app confirm YouTube
HTC was one of the first companies that have confirmed its plans regarding the Android Oreo update. The Taiwanese company said that Android 8.0 Oreo update for the U11 smartphone will arrive sometime in the fourth quarter of this year, but since then, there has been no official
Instant Apps, which allow you to try new pieces of software before fully installing them, are now showing up on Google Play. You'll notice the feature is available if a "try it now" button appears on an app's listing. If you tap it you'll get to trial the app without a download.
Google's bug bounty offers are expanding beyond the company's own products. It's now offering rewards to hackers who find flaws in major Android applications from third-party developers. This new program is restricted to only a few partnered developers however.