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Inside Cupertino’s Upcoming Breakthrough Product: Apple Glass

Apple is working on something big. And if all goes according to plan, that something could eventually replace the iPhone.You might have guessed that …

Augmented Reality

This is Google Chrome’s built-in ad blocker and how it works, launching February 15

Google announced last year that Chrome would incorporate an ad blocker in order to improve the browsing experience on the web. Ahead of its launch tomorrow, the company has shared some of its technical details, as well as the UI ends users will see.<p>Ads will be blocked according to the Better Ads …

Google Chrome

5G Is Making Its Global Debut at Olympics, and It’s Wicked Fast

The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea’s wild boars. That’s because 5G, the …

Internet of Things

Android Messages is Google's best chance to compete with iMessage

After years of trial and error, all the pieces are in place for Android Messages to be a legitimate alternative to iMessage.<p>To say that Google's had …

Apps

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

Think You Drink Too Much Coffee? Science Says You Should Probably Drink More, Not Less

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

Coffee

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Shopping, math, translation — here are ways to use your smartphone other than photos. Kim Komando for USA TODAY<p>Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and …

Machu Picchu

Boffins crack smartphone location tracking – even if you've turned off the GPS

Permission? Who needs it?Religiously turning off location services may not save you from having your smartphone tracked: a group of IEEE researchers …

Google Maps

Remote Working Trends in 2018

New technology is entering the workplace like never before and enabling new processes and practises all the time. One of these is “Bring your device” …

BYOD

How to use guest mode on your Android phone

Don't want people to swipe through your stuff when they borrow your Android? Here's how to stop it.<p>"Don't be nosey!" That's what I used to tell my friends when they borrowed my phone. Inevitably, they would swipe through my photos or put a silly comment on my Facebook. But you can stop this kind of …

Android Phones

Android Nougat Is Finally the Most Popular Version of Android

Nearly 18 months after its release, Android Nougat is finally the most popular version of Android. The latest Android distribution chart shows that …

Android News

DPD courier who was fined for day off to see doctor dies from diabetes

Don Lane’s widow says he was afraid of getting fined if he did not ensure his round was covered<p>A courier for the parcel giant DPD who was fined for attending a medical appointment to treat his diabetes collapsed and died of the disease, it has emerged. Don Lane, 53, from Christchurch in Dorset, …

Theresa May

Let's be honest, 64GB of internal storage is plenty in 2018

It's an argument we have every single year: how much storage in your phone is 'enough' for most people?<p>It wasn't long ago we were talking about …

Mobile Technology

Why we are keeping phones for longer

After years of rapid growth, global smartphone shipments are slowing down. This is party due to the plateauing of the smartphone revolution in China and India, which has seen hundreds of millions of new customers purchase their first 4G smartphones over the past half a decade. At the same time, …

Mobile

Cellphone radiation poses no real harm to humans, new research says

Unless you’re a male rat bathing in cellphone radiation, experts say you should be fine<p>Male rats showed a small increase in a kind of heart tumor after exposure to massive amounts of cellphone radiation, a new government study reports. But don’t read too much into that, experts say — because those …

Cancer

Spotify vs. Google Play Music: Which should you subscribe to?

Which music service is right for you?<p>Music subscriptions can help set the tone for your life, as the music you listen to day in and day out can help …

Music Industry

Understanding aperture and why it matters

Aperture is a fun word to say, a hard word to spell, and that thing phone makers love to tell us about. But what is it, really?<p>For the past three …

Aperture

How to Stop Your Rugged Smartphone Screen From Breaking

We are truly passionate about providing the right rugged mobile hardware when it comes to business users. If you take a look at our guide to …

Screen Protector

Is your Rugged Mobile Device Supplier Increasing Prices?

We love to rant, rave and opinion here at Raptor. Heck, why would you want to read another boring blog about ruggedness!! So I just wanted to say …

Mobile

Remote working trends in 2017

New technology is entering the workplace like never before and enabling new processes and practises all the time. One of these is “Bring your device” …

BYOD

It turns out that people don’t really want to spend $1,000 on an iPhone

Apple’s iPhone X is an unbelievable marvel of technology with a seemingly endless list of exciting new features and capabilities that will set you …

Mobile Technology

Google quietly starts selling its AI-powered Clips camera

• Google quietly started selling its Clips camera through the Google Store.<br>• Those who got their orders in say Clips will not ship for at least another month.<br>• Clips uses machine learning to automatically shoots pictures and video loops.<p>It has been months since its unveiling, but the AI-powered Google …

Apps

Download: Rootless Pixel Launcher Brings Pixel 2 Launcher & Other Features, adds Google Feed Panel

The Google Pixel Launcher which comes with Google’s devices has a number of features and design choices which make many come back to it over …

Android News

DJI Launches Mavic Air Foldable Camera Drone That Fits in Coat Pocket & Shoots 4K & 36MP Panoramas

DJI has launched the Mavic Air, a foldable, highly portable camera drone with a 3-axis gimbal for stability, 4K video shooting, and the ability to …

Drones

'BT pressured me into buying a Sim card and told me it would cost £90 to cancel'

<i>I was cold-called by BT to ask if I wanted to change to its mobile phone network.</i><p><i>The call was very pressurised and the caller had very bad English, but I agreed to receive the Sim card.</i><p><i>I had 14 days to change my mind, so, when I realised my existing contract was impossible to alter, I sent the Sim</i> …

Money

Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies

Hey, Dieter<p>Gboard, Google’s iOS and Android keyboard app, has quietly updated its design by moving its GIF-making button up next to the word suggestion bar. The GIF-making feature has been around since last September, but it was hidden behind the emoji button on the bottom.<p>With its shiny new …

Apps

20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos could do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Google

How To: It's Really No Contest — LastPass Is the Best Password Manager for iPhone & Android

When traversing the web, you'll regularly come across websites that require you to create an account. With the majority of these accounts, protection …

Information Systems

Italy’s antitrust body is investigating Apple and Samsung over planned obsolescence

• The Italian government opened a probe into Apple and Samsung phone complaints.<br>• Italy’s antitrust body alleged both companies diminished phone performance to push people toward new phones.<br>• Neither Apple or Samsung has commented on the matter.<p>Italy’s antitrust body announced Thursday it is looking into …

This is our first look at what might be Google's new operating system for phones, tablets, and computers

Google is behind two of the most well-known operating systems — Chrome OS and Android.<p>But it's an open secret that the search giant has been working on a third OS, which goes by "Fuchsia."<p>Google acknowledged the existence of Fuchsia last year, when Android VP of engineering Dave Burke called it an …

Android News