PSA: You cannot stop Instagram or Facebook from using your photos with a post

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Celebrities and other online personalities are unwittingly circulating a hoax claiming Instagram is changing its privacy policy, one that can supposedly avoided by publicly posting the statement, with it being the latest incarnation of a chain message that has existed for years.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 4:12pm

FCC re-examining iPhone RF levels after controversial report

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Testing commissioned by the Chicago Tribune suggests that Apple's iPhone has radio frequency broadcasts slightly above a legal limit, which has spawned a new range of testing by the federal government but this is not a crisis, nor a health hazard in any way, and here's why.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:03pm

Apple says clean Apple Card with a microfiber cloth, avoid contact with leather and denim

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With physical Apple Cards now making their way into the hands of consumers across the U.S., Apple this week offered up a few tips for cleaning, caring for and storing the titanium card with its specialized finish.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:32pm

JPMorgan to shut down Chase Pay app in early 2020

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JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday notified customers of its Chase Pay mobile payments solution that the service will soon be unavailable for in-store use, leaving a once-touted payments platform dead on a road already littered with failed products.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:59pm

British Airways buys 15,000 iPhone XR units for cabin crew

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As part of a major investment in customer relations enhancements, British Airways on Wednesday announced plans to outfit its 15,000 cabin crew employees with an iPhone XR loaded with personalized in-flight service apps.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 8:24pm

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade

You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon" (aka...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 3:42pm

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles

Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked u...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 3:59pm

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games

The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two billion m...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 4:11pm

Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11'

Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger's likeness) and Batman's nemesis The Joker are making th...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 4:56pm

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10

As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpful tweak to...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:44pm

Apple warns against storing its titanium credit card in leather

The titanium Apple Card looks slick (with the sound to match), but you may need to treat it gingerly if you expect it to look as pristine as the day you got it. Apple has posted a cleaning guide for the physical credit card that warns against storin...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 7:48pm

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools

Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to...

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 8:51pm

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 pre-orders twice as many as Note 9 in one country

It looks like the Galaxy Note 10 shapes up to be a major market success for Samsung, as the company reports higher pre-orders than the previous model, Note 9.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

Deal: Amazon massively discounts the Fire HD 10 tablet again

Amazon often runs promotions on its Fire tablets, but right now it's just one that gets a massive discount, so if you're looking for a cheap but reliable Android tablet, the Fire HD 10 might fit your needs.First off, it's important to mention that the Fire HD 10 tablet usually sells for $150, but Amazon offers a $50 discount.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:37pm

Microsoft brings its SMS Organizer app to the US

The SMS Organizer app is one of the many projects that took shape under Microsoft Garage's umbrella, but it's only been available in India since release. Starting this week, Microsoft has expanded the availability of SMS Organizer to more countries, including the US, UK, and Australia, XDA Developers reports.As the name suggests, SMS Organizer will sort all your incoming text messages into categories.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:54pm

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