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How to use App Pairing on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Split Screen View is one of the most helpful features found on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, but we are not here to talk about this specific function. At least not directly. Instead we will show you a good way to take advantage of Split Screen View.<p>Don’t want to fumble around apps every time you need …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Apple Quietly Releases iTunes 12.6.3 With Built-In App Store

Apple has quietly released iTunes 12.6.3, which reintroduces the ability to download App Store apps and ringtones from within the iTunes desktop software.<p>Apple is making this version of iTunes available because "certain business partners might still need to use iTunes to install apps", but the …

iOS

The BlackBerry Motion has no physical keyboard and its battery life is enormous

It's official: The BlackBerry KEYone has a followup.<p>BlackBerry Motion, launched Sunday at the GITEX event in Dubai, is a mid-range, 5.5-inch …

BlackBerry KEYone

Galaxy S8: Samsung users complain of SMS messages that fail to arrive

Users from the US, Canada, Australia and Europe complain their Samsung smartphones do not receive all text messages sent to them<p>Users of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphones across the US, Australasia and Europe are complaining about SMS messages that seemingly fail to arrive.<p>The issue, which appears to …

Samsung

Report: Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen thanks to special 'entitlement'

A security researcher this week uncovered special permissions in Uber’s app that allow the company to access new screen-recording features in iOS 11.<p>Will Strafach, the researcher that uncovered the “entitlement,” said these features are normally off limits to app developers without special …

iOS

The 20 best Apple TV apps for your living room

Buying an Apple TV has been one of my best home purchase decisions. It gives you access to an impressive amount of TV shows, movies, and videos, …

Smart TV

Study: Apple isn't slowing down your iPhone with iOS updates

If you buy into the longstanding myth that Apple somehow slows down your older model iPhone in order to coax you into buying one of their newer models, a new study from Futuremark might leave you feeling a little disappointed.<p>The study tested the performance of various iPhones over a period of …

iOS

Google Pixel 2 can automatically switch on Do Not Disturb while you're driving

Google announced both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL earlier this week and they both include plenty of worthwhile features. Now one more has cropped up …

Google

The 25 most-subscribed-to channels on YouTube

YouTube now boasts a staggering 1.5 billion users. That means over one-third of the people on the internet visit the video platform daily, generating …

New Media

Top new Apple Watch Series 3 features – is it worth the price premium? [Video]

The Apple Watch Series 3 launched alongside the new iPhones two weeks ago, and it’s arguably a more exciting hardware update than the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. With the release of the Series 3, Apple removed the Series 2 from the lineup, leaving customers with a choice between the Apple Watch …

Smartwatches

1Password extension is finally available for Microsoft Edge

You don't have to make do with LastPass on Edge anymore if you like 1Password better. The password manager's Edge extension is finally available on Windows 10 a year after a preview came out for Insiders. Based on its developers' posts on their forum, Redmond approved the extension on October 3rd …

Microsoft

Why having no headphone jack is a bad idea

2002 was an interesting year, as it was the first time that DVDs outsold VHS tapes. While people didn’t want to purchase their video collection again on a new format, DVDs made a compelling case. Not only did the discs take up less space than VHS tapes, but the audio and video was of vastly higher …

Headphones

iOS 11: How to turn off your iPhone without the power button

There are some handy new features in iOS 11 that aren’t very sexy, but can be really useful when needed. One of these new features is the ability to power down your iPhone without the sleep/wake (power) button.<p>iOS 11 brings the option to completely shut down your iPhone with the software. This …

iOS

Spotify kills Safari support for Mac users

If you use Spotify to stream music on your Mac, you’ll no longer be able to access the service through Safari, as the company doesn’t support Apple’s browser any more.<p>It isn’t yet clear exactly what’s caused the issue, but Spotify now suggests switching browsers or using its desktop app to get your …

iOS

Qualcomm claims Android always beats the iPhone to new features

Apple’s legal foe wants to remind you of Android’s achievements — one day before new iPhones arrive<p>Qualcomm today published a somewhat self-congratulatory blog post that lauds the company and its Android partners for achieving a series of industry firsts that include wireless charging, dual-camera …

Mobile Technology

25 features that will make you want to upgrade to iOS 11

iOS

Samsung's Gear watches will help with senior care and employee safety

Samsung is taking on the world of work via three new integrations with its Gear smartwatches. SoloProtect uses the Samsung Gear S3 to keep tabs on people who work alone, like real estate agents and home healthcare workers, while Reemo integrates with the Gear S3 and S2 to monitor the health of …

Mobile World Congress

10 iPhone X secrets spilled by Apple's superleak

Will Apple have any surprises left?<p>It's the biggest leak since Apple left an iPhone in a bar. Heck, it might be even bigger.<p>This weekend, journalists and developers got their hands on a leaked version of Apple's latest iOS 11 operating system... and found it chock full of details about Apple's next …

Apple TV

iOS 11 GM Leaks iPhone X, 8 & 8 Plus Secrets!

Spotify no longer streams music in Apple's Safari web browser

If you use Safari to stream Spotify tunes, you're going to need a plan B. Listeners have discovered that Spotify's web player no longer works with Safari. Visit and you'll be asked to either use an alternative browser or fire up the native Mac app. When asked about the abrupt change, the company's …

iOS

Google Drive has become a popular alternative to The Pirate Bay

Pirates went through a rough patch this past year. Shortly after KickassTorrents and its alleged owner Artem Vaulin went down, competing sites Torrentz.eu and TorrentHound swiftly followed suit. But while The Pirate Bay is still there to hold the fort, an unlikely alternative is starting to shape …

Copyright

Facebook hits Myspace level 100 with god-awful colored comments

It appears Facebook is contemplating extending its obnoxious color-background text-only posts to comments – so you might want to start getting mentally prepared for a visual cacophony in the comments section.<p>A small fraction of users have reported being able to use the feature when commenting, …

Facebook

Everything there is to know about coding for the web — in one package

If you’re going to learn how to code, why wade in halfway? Dive in with reckless abandon and learn ALL there is to learn about programming for the web with the Complete Learn to Code Bonus Bundle, just $54 (over 90 percent off) right now from TNW Deals.<p>These 12 courses, packing in more than 120 …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: a greatest hits package from the godfather of phablets

Its fingerprint scanner is awkwardly placed and its very expensive, but the battery, screen, camera and stylus are the best on the market<p>The Galaxy Note 8 has its work cut out for it, righting the wrongs of the maligned Note 7 that came to a fiery end. But with a massive screen, tiny bezels, …

Phones

Facebook claims it can reach more young people than exist in UK, US and other countries

Social media company’s advertising data doesn’t tally with census data for millennial and other demographics to the tune of millions of people<p>Facebook claims that it can reach more millennials and people in other demographics than actually exist in the UK, US, Australia, Ireland and France, …

Advertising

What to expect from Apple’s iPhone event

<b>Apple’s September keynote is right around the corner, and rumours suggest a new smartphone won’t be the only pr</b><b>oduct announced.</b><p>As Tim Cook takes to …

Google Assistant is coming to lots more gadgets this year

At the IFA expo in Germany, Google announced that it’s letting third-party hardware makers bake its AI-powered Assistant into their gadgets and home appliances, which means you’ll be soon be able to control all kinds of devices just by saying, “OK Google…” around the house.<p>Assistant currently lives …

Automation

Here's how Apple will replace the home button on the iPhone 8

It’s no secret Apple is killing the home button on the bezel-less iPhone 8. But a new report tells us its replacement is something much better.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> says it’s seen images of the new devices, which will replace the physical home button with a thin bar at the bottom of the screen and gesture …

iOS

Over 700M email addresses were compromised. Was yours one of them?

Security researchers discovered a doozy of a spam list this week — over 711 million email addresses on it in total. That means it’s time to check your security again.<p>A Paris-based researcher called Benkow uncovered the spambot, called “Onliner.” It uses a tiny, pixel-sized images hidden in spam …

Security