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Project ‘Fuchsia’: Google Is Quietly Working on a Successor to Android

For more than two years, a small and stealthy group of engineers within Google has been working on software that they hope will eventually replace …

Android News

14 features in iOS 12 you need to know about

iOS

This Guy Lost 130 Pounds in a Year. Here's How He Did It.

He literally took it one step at a time.<p>Ty Storey claims he’s just an average guy. But over the course of a single year, he did something very few people are able to do: He lost — and has kept off — an astonishing 130 pounds.<p>Storey told <i>MensHealth</i>.com that as a kid, he was always active and played …

Fitness

Surface Go vs. iPad

Of all the low-cost tablets out there, the one Microsoft is most keen for its new Surface Go to come out on top against is Apple’s iPad.<p>Both …

Windows 10

Uber Will Rent Scooters Through Its App in Partnership With Lime

Electric scooter rental company Lime is teaming up with Uber to bring an unconventional mode of transportation to the world.<p>Uber Technologies Inc. is …

electricbicycles

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and watchOS 4.3.2 to the public

While not a major update in any way, Apple is today releasing iOS 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2, and tvOS 11.4.1 to the public.<p>iOS 11.4.1 is mainly a bug fix release, with improved reliability of Find My AirPods, and syncing with mail, contacts, and notes with Exchange accounts.<p>As for watchOS, Apple’s …

iOS

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

A Google Executive Just Admitted a Frightening Truth About Its Search Engine. Here It Is in 5 Words

Well, this should make a few people think a little more.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You do it all the time, don't you?<p>You're at a restaurant, in a bar, on a train, or merely prostrate on the sofa when a question comes …

Google Search

This is the first and best reason you should use a phone grip

I am a 27-year-old writer and newscast director, and since the tender age of 14, I've spent most of my waking non-school, non-sleep hours on a …

Physiotherapy

The Coolest Color Palette Courtesy of the Caribbean's Newest 'It' Resort

Retro vibes meet modern design at the new Skylark Negril Beach Resort in Jamaica.<p>Summer’s never-ending sunset reel, the punchy exteriors of local …

Hurricane Maria

Instagram is testing a feature that allows you to ask questions in your Stories

Instagram has been on a roll as of late introducing the IGTV app and new features like the ability to add music to Stories. While it hasn’t been announced yet, it looks like Instagram is testing yet another feature for Stories.<p>At this time, when someone is watching another person’s Story, they can …

Mobile Photography

Nokia A1 Plus/Nokia 9 might be the flagship smartphone to beat

Move over OnePlus 6, there might be a new Android darling soon. We have most of the flagship Android phones this year, save for one or two still to …

Mobile Technology

Has Huawei unleashed a triple camera trend?

When the Huawei P20 Pro launched earlier this year with three rear camera sensors, many considered it an anomaly. No one though phones with such a setup would start coming out regularly. However, it appears the early sales success of the P20 Pro, combined with all the media attention Huawei …

Phones

As Apple plots major Maps overhaul, what mapping app do you currently use? [Poll]

Apple yesterday made the surprising announcement that it is in the process of rebuilding Apple Maps from the ground up. The move comes six years after the original introduction of Apple Maps, the launch of which went anything but smoothly.<p>Now, Apple says it is committed to rebuilding Apple Maps …

Maps

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Apps

Microsoft leak hints that a rumored dual-screen Surface is pocket-sized

Just don't call it a Windows Phone.<p>Rumors of a dual-screen Surface have been kicking around for a little bit, but here's a surprising new detail: …

Nintendo DS

Scout FM adds CarPlay to enable podcast radio on your commute

Most podcast apps generally work the same way. You find the shows you want to subscribe to, new episodes are retrieved, and then you listen to them.<p>Scout FM is creating a new type of app for podcasts with a different approach. It’s a podcast radio service that streams a tailored selection of the …

Apps

[Update: APK download] Uber is piloting a Lite version of its rider app in India

Scaled down versions of apps are nothing new; Google has made plenty of "Go" apps made specifically for emerging markets where internet connections …

Apps

Some Android developers see huge drops in app installs after Google 'enhances' Play Store algorithms

Last August, Google announced an enhancement to its Play Store search and discovery algorithms, all in the pursuit of a better consumer experience. …

Apps

15 Timeless Rules For Dressing Well

How to dress well in 15 easy and simple steps, from investing in a watch and understanding dress codes to buying raw denim and experimenting with …

Men's Fashion

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta

<i>TechCrunch</i> has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those Apple Maps vans we’ve seen on the road for years.<p>The results of this effort will show up first in the next iOS 12 …

Smart TV

Morgan Stanley says, ‘Hey Google, give away the Home Mini for free!’

One of the world’s biggest multinational investment banks is urging two of the biggest technology giants in the smart home market to go to war — and …

Morgan Stanley

OnePlus CEO confirms company is in talks with US carriers

OnePlus has found tremendous success in a stalling smartphone market. But it’s always had one major limitation stateside: it’s not available through any US carrier.<p>That could soon be a thing of the past. During an interview with PCMag, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said the company was in discussion with US …

Mobile

The Wonder Drug That's Free

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and …

The Brain

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

The Tiny Bathing Suit Bottoms You're About To See EVERYWHERE

Just when you thought the most smoking hot swimsuit trends had already been discovered, comes a bikini so insanely sexy we’re blushing just thinking …

Swimwear

Microsoft details secret ‘pocketable’ Surface device in leaked email

A new and disruptive dual-screen device to blur the lines between mobile and PC<p>Microsoft has been working on a new mysterious Surface device for at least two years. Codenamed Andromeda, the device has appeared in patents, reports, and in operating system references multiple times and will include a …

Andromeda

Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place …

Mobile Devices

10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Going Vegan

I want food all the time.<p>It's close to a year since I decided to adopt a plant-based diet, and there have been more than a few teachable moments. I don't regret my choice one bit, but there's definitely some stuff I've had to learn along the way. Here's a list of the 10 things I wish I would've …

Google Search

Huawei looks to keep pace with its own gaming and foldable smartphones

• Huawei announced it will launch a gaming-centric smartphone by the end of 2018.<br>• The company also confirmed it will launch a foldable smartphone in 2019.<br>• Huawei would face stiff competition from Razer, Asus, and Samsung.<p>With gaming phones already a reality and foldable phones getting closer than ever …

Mobile Technology