Monthly Archives: July 2017

How to Record Calls on Your Smartphone

After ten days as the White House’s Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci is out. His downfall? A particularly candid late-night phone conversation with New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza. Like mosts journalists, Lizza recorded his call not just for posterity, but for proof. After all, it’s hard to argue with audio evidence. Recording a call used to […]

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Drones use wi-fi for 3D mapping to 'see' through walls

The University of California is using wi-fi enabled drones to create a system of 3D imaging which could potentially allow them to “see” through walls. The technique, which involves two drones working in tandem, could have a variety of applications, such as emergency search-and-rescue, archaeological discovery and structural monitoring. BBC Click spoke to Professor Yasamin […]

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Spotify Free vs Spotify Premium

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Spotify Free vs Spotify Premium Spotify is one of the most popular and best music streaming services around but what’s the difference between Spotify Free and Premium? Here we explain how they compare in price, features and audio quality. See: Best streaming music services 2017 UK. We’re going to focus on the Free and Premium […]

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle's Creative Director on How It Was Made for the Nintendo Switch

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After multiple leaks in the lead up to an official reveal at E3 2017, we’re finally just about a month away from the release of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for the Nintendo Switch. As the name suggests, this game combines Nintendo’s Mario universe and Ubisoft’s Rabbids, incorporating gameplay not too dissimilar to turn-based strategy […]

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Is photography on Android really ‘years’ behind the iPhone?

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If an ex-Googler says that photography on Android is inferior to what you get with an iPhone, that has to make it true, right? Vic Gundotra, former senior vice president of social at Google, posted to Facebook a set of photos taken with the iPhone 7 Plus’ Portrait mode, which takes advantage of its dual-lens […]

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Battlegrounds Now the Most-Played Non-Valve Game on Steam

Share. I guess it gets a chicken dinner? By Hope Corrigan The super-popular Steam early access title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has just become the most-played game on the platform not made by Valve. PlayerUnknown himself exclaimed in a tweet that the last-man-standing shooter had reached the all-time number 3 for highest peak player count on Steam, […]

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Snap’s lockup expiration could pose bad news for the stock

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After months of watching Snap’s volatile ride on the stock market from the sidelines, some insiders will be allowed to sell their shares Monday. Known as the “lockup period,” employees and early investors of companies are generally restricted from selling their shares during the initial months following an IPO. The duration of this period varies […]

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Charter says it doesn’t want to merge with Sprint

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Charter Communications says it has “no interest” in merging with Sprint, after the Wall Street Journal reported that Sprint had proposed a deal. The proposed merger would have combined Sprint and Charter into a new publicly traded entity controlled by SoftBank, which currently controls a majority stake in Sprint. If it had come to fruition, […]

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Scientists may have found a Neptune-sized alien moon

Right now, there’s only the Kepler telescope data to work with. It’s one of the strongest candidates for an exomoon to date (most candidates fail quickly), but not so bulletproof that you’d stake your life on it. The scientists want to collect measurements from the Hubble telescope before they can make an authoritative statement one […]

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Training manual leak tells us more about the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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It sounds like the Galaxy S8 Active is going to be a seriously powerful and rugged handset, and we just learned some more details about the phone thanks to a Samsung training manual on the device obtained by Android Police. As detailed as the manual is, it doesn’t include much in the way of new […]

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