Microsoft promises new twice-yearly feature update schedule for Windows 10

Microsoft promises new twice-yearly feature update schedule for Windows 10

Today Microsoft announced that Windows 10 and Office 365 will be aligning update schedules going forward, meaning we should see two major “feature updates” for both products every year. To be clear, security updates and patches will continue to roll out...

Early Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays

Early Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays

The AMOLED edge-to-edge curved display on Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 has been widely praised as one of the phone’s crowning features — but unfortunately, it seems some models may not be living up to expectations. According to a Korea Herald report, some cust...

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will “wow” your wrist?

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will “wow” your wrist?

Wearable tech is fast becoming the next big thing. We’ve seen fitness trackers gain popularity, smart jewelry take off, and even luxury brands start to sit up and take notice. But smartwatches are one of the most popular choices among early adopters of we...

Microsoft will stop updating the original version of Windows 10 in May

Microsoft will stop updating the original version of Windows 10 in May

It might seem like just yesterday that Microsoft first released Windows 10, but in fact, it’s now going on two years since the company’s latest and greatest operating system started rolling out to over 400 million machines. Along the way, we’ve enjoyed th...

Android phones are safer than you think, says Google’s head of Android security

Android phones are safer than you think, says Google’s head of Android security

arely a week goes by without a new headline about a freshly uncovered vulnerability or new malware affecting millions of devices. These issues are exacerbated by the fact that the Android ecosystem is complicated. Fragmentation makes it incredibly diffic...

Say goodbye to shaky videos with Google Photos' latest Android update

Say goodbye to shaky videos with Google Photos' latest Android update

Google Photos is far from being about just about cloud storage — the latest Android app, which began rolling out to users Tuesday, can reportedly stabilize videos after you shoot them....

Google Allo update appears to carry hidden features that have yet to go live

Google Allo update appears to carry hidden features that have yet to go live

Allo may be struggling to gain traction in the already crowded arena of messaging services, but that is not stopping Google from keeping it current with new features. Version 9.0 for Android just hit the Play Store this week and although it doesn’t seem t...

Google is about to unveil a ‘brand new’ Google Earth

Google is about to unveil a ‘brand new’ Google Earth

While Google Earth remains a reliable resource if you’re after some stunning satellite views of our blue planet, for many users the software has taken a back seat to Google Maps in recent years as the latter now incorporates so many of Earth’s features....

How to root your Android phone or tablet in 2017 (and unroot it)

How to root your Android phone or tablet in 2017 (and unroot it)

Do you want unlimited control over your phone? Android rooting opens up a world of possibility, but it can also void your warranty, leave you with a broken smartphone, or worse. It isn’t for the faint of heart.Manufacturers and carriers have a vested in...

HERE’S HOW TO USE DO NOT DISTURB MODE IN ANDROID

HERE’S HOW TO USE DO NOT DISTURB MODE IN ANDROID

Our smartphones command our attention several times every day. Some people even check their phones in the middle of the night. Why do we allow this endless torrent of incoming notifications, which are often unimportant, or worse, email spam, to interrupt...