FACEAPP AGAIN FACES BACKLASH, THIS TIME AFTER LAUNCHING ETHNICITY FILTERS

FACEAPP AGAIN FACES BACKLASH, THIS TIME AFTER LAUNCHING ETHNICITY FILTERS

Artificially-intelligent selfie editor FaceApp is once again taking heat from critics after an app update allowed users to apply a filter to change their race. After the backlash, FaceApp removed the ethnicity filters from the app on Wednesday, August 9,...

REPLYASAP APP FOR ANDROID IS A TEENAGER’S WORST NIGHTMARE

REPLYASAP APP FOR ANDROID IS A TEENAGER’S WORST NIGHTMARE

App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday for the latest. For any parent out there, interacting with teenagers has definitely become an even greate...

HOW TO USE VARIABLE SPEED ON YOUTUBE MOBILE — WITHOUT THE CHIPMUNK VOICE

HOW TO USE VARIABLE SPEED ON YOUTUBE MOBILE — WITHOUT THE CHIPMUNK VOICE

Fast-forwarding that lecture or slowing down that complicated how-to has been part of YouTube’s desktop player for several years but the video platform recently brought variable playback speed to mobile. The update brought one of the most requested featur...

THIS NEFARIOUS TROJAN MAY IMPERSONATE YOUR FAVORITE RIDESHARING APP

THIS NEFARIOUS TROJAN MAY IMPERSONATE YOUR FAVORITE RIDESHARING APP

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. You could be inadvertently hailing much more than you bargained for. As per a recent report from Kaspersky Lab, a mobile Trojan “has been caught recently stealing bank data by...

8 SWEET ANDROID 8.0 OREO TIPS AND TRICKS TO HELP GET YOU STARTED

8 SWEET ANDROID 8.0 OREO TIPS AND TRICKS TO HELP GET YOU STARTED

Android 8.0 Oreo is finally upon us. After a months-long beta program and a launch event timed with the solar eclipse, the newest version of Android is available for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C....

HOW TO REMOVE ANDROID MALWARE

HOW TO REMOVE ANDROID MALWARE

Is your Android device suddenly slow, using too much data, or showing corrupted data? You could have downloaded an infected app that came along with malware — or the much more obvious ransomware. Suspect apps (often promising free work software, cheat cod...

ABOUT 87 PERCENT OF ACTIVE APPLE IPHONE AND IPAD DEVICES RUN IOS 10

ABOUT 87 PERCENT OF ACTIVE APPLE IPHONE AND IPAD DEVICES RUN IOS 10

Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 10, has been out since September 2016. In the 10 months since then, 87 percent of active iOS devices have adopted it. The Cupertino company frequently updates the number of devices on its OS based on App Store data,...

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

An Apple patent dating back to 2013 that uses the iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor in an interesting way has surfaced this week. The proposal would turn the device’s home button into a “panic button” for scenarios when the user is in danger. Called...

HUAWEI’S MATE 10 COULD PACK A POWERFUL PROCESSOR AND EDGE-TO-EDGE SCREEN

HUAWEI’S MATE 10 COULD PACK A POWERFUL PROCESSOR AND EDGE-TO-EDGE SCREEN

Huawei’s Mate 9, which boasts a generous screen, a huge battery, and a high-quality camera, was one of 2016’s most impressive devices. Now, it seems the sequel — tentatively dubbed the Huawei Mate 10 — is right around the corner....

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) is a consumer tech show in Germany that’s widely considered the CES of Europe. This year, we’ll almost certainly be treated to great products including new smartphones, smart home and Internet of Things devices,...