Browsing Category: Reviews and Gadgets

  • Audacity owner will revise its privacy policy following spyware concerns

    Muse Group, the new owner of audio-editing app Audacity, caused a stir in recent days with an update to the software’s privacy policy. It stated that Muse Group will collect users’ personal data and possibly share that information with third parties, including law enforcement and potential buyers. That led to claims from users that the …

    July 6, 2021 | by Raheel Ayub
  • The premium OnePlus 9 Pro is $100 off at Amazon

    The OnePlus 9 Pro holds its own against the stiff competition from Apple and Samsung, and that’s more than most competing smartphones can say. If you’re looking for a different sort of handset with all the premium features typically found in a smartphone made by the usual suspects, the OnePlus 9 Pro could fit the …

    July 6, 2021 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Roblox deal with Sony will create (legal) in-game music experiences

    Roblox is rushing to strike official music deals in the wake of a $200 million lawsuit over alleged copyright violations. TechCrunchreports that Roblox has unveiled a team-up with Sony Music that will bring more of the label’s artists to the game platform. The two will collaborate on “innovative music experiences” beyond what you’ve seen so …

    July 6, 2021 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Amazon reportedly seals $1.2 billion acquisition of self-driving startup Zoox

    Amazon will reportedly pay over $1.2 billion to acquire Zoox, one of the many companies working on self-driving technology, according to The Information and The Financial Times. The acquisition would be Amazon’s biggest step into self-driving so far,… Source: Engadget | Amazon reportedly seals .2 billion acquisition of self-driving startup Zoox

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • iOS 14's copy and paste detection forces TikTok to remove anti-spam feature

    TikTok has rolled out an update that would prevent the app from accessing iOS users’ clipboards, according to The Telegraph. See, iOS 14 comes with a new feature that alerts users if an application is copying and pasting text from their clipboard. A… Source: Engadget | iOS 14's copy and paste detection forces TikTok to …

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Google is finally adding virtual backgrounds to Meet for education

    Google has revealed some of the features it’s planning to roll out for educators later this year, as schools consider retaining online classes even if they do reopen. To start with, the tech giant will give Education users the ability to blur or chan… Source: Engadget | Google is finally adding virtual backgrounds to Meet …

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes a second 'glide test'

    Virgin Galactic’s repeatedly-delayed plans for commercial spaceflight are drawing closer, after the company completed another glide test at its Spaceport America HQ in New Mexico. The VSS Unity once again released from its mothership at about 50,000… Source: Engadget | Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes a second 'glide test'

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Mophie and InvisibleShield are making UV sanitizers for your phone

    With cellphones being known carriers of germs, and coronavirus prompting all of us to wash our hands and clean the objects around us, it’s no surprise that more UV sanitizers made for phones are hitting the market. Mobile electronics company Zagg is… Source: Engadget | Mophie and InvisibleShield are making UV sanitizers for your phone

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Ford's new F-150 is its first with a hybrid V6 engine

    The F-150 is an iconic vehicle — that’s why Elon Musk targeted it while unveiling Tesla’s Cybertruck — and tonight Ford’s taking the wraps off of its latest iteration. Along with being the “most connected” F-150 ever, this 2021 model also marks the d… Source: Engadget | Ford's new F-150 is its first with a …

    June 26, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub
  • Comcast is the first ISP to join Mozilla's push for more secure browsing

    Mozilla’s effort to secure domain name requests now has a major new ally: Comcast. The cable giant’s Xfinity brand has become the first internet provider to provide encrypted DNS services through Mozilla’s Trusted Recursive Resolver program. If you’r… Source: Engadget | Comcast is the first ISP to join Mozilla's push for more secure browsing

    June 25, 2020 | by Raheel Ayub