Monthly Archives: February 2018

Going public pits Spotify’s suggestions against everyone

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The secret to Spotify’s public market debut is actually an acquisition it made in 2014. The Echo Nest was powering music recommendations for Beats Music, Rdio, Vevo and iHeartRadio before Spotify pulled it out from under them by buying it for a reported $100 million — 90 percent in Spotify equity. That deal paid off big […]

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Brigitte Is Overwatch's Newest Hero

After a week of teasing, Blizzard has revealed new Overwatch hero Brigitte. She is a support class character that wields a hammer and a shield. In addition to this, Blizzard let slip more details of Overwatch lore by stating that she is the daughter of Torbjorn and is the squire of Reinhardt. Both are popular Overwatch […]

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‘Wreck-it Ralph 2’ runs the gamut of online culture

The teaser trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to Wreck-It Ralph dropped today. In this second movie, Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) and his friend Vanellope von Schweetz (voiced by Sarah Silverman) head out into the expansive world of the internet. And, if the title of the movie is any indication, they […]

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Samsung to launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in India on March 6

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Samsung has announced that their latest flagship phones— the Galaxy S9 and the S9 Plus will be coming to India on March 6. The company has started sending out invites for their launch event. The flagship phones were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress last week, and the pre-booking for India begun on February 26. […]

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Canary View Smart HD Security Camera

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Security cameras were one of the first devices to gain intelligence when the concept of the smart home first started gaining steam. These days, users have access to a range of super intelligent security cameras, arguably led by the Nest Cam IQ, a Google Assistant-enabled camera that automatically switches on and off when you leave […]

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These will be the first cities getting 5G from Sprint and T-Mobile

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Just last week, AT&T announced the first handful of cities where it’ll roll out its 5G network later this year. Today at Mobile World Congress, T-Mobile and Sprint did the same. Sprint’s first 5G networks will go live in Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Washington, DC and Houston. T-Mobile will fire up 5G in New […]

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Cellebrite may have found a way to unlock iPhones running iOS 11

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According to a Forbes report, Israeli company Cellebrite is now able to unlock some very recent iPhones. Cellebrite is a well-known company that sells mobile forensics tools to extract data from locked devices. While early versions of iOS weren’t really secure, this has changed quite a lot in recent years. All iOS devices now ship […]

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What is 5G? Everything you need to know

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What is 5G? 5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are multitudes faster than current connections, with average download speeds of around 1GBps […]

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Apple Said to Launch iPhone With 'Screen Close to 6.5-Inches' This Year, 'Considering' Dual-SIM Option

Apple Inc. is preparing to release a trio of new smartphones later this year: the largest iPhone ever, an upgraded handset the same size as the current iPhone X and a less expensive model with some of the flagship phone’s key features. With the new lineup, Apple wants to appeal to the growing number of […]

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Belkin WeMo Insight Smart Plug

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The home is getting smarter, and while appliances, TVs, and more are all getting internet connectivity built right in, some things that are built into your home require adapters to gain a bit more intelligence. Like, for example, power outlets. There are a ton of smart power outlets out there, but to date Belkin’s WeMo […]

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