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Android 9 Pie is official and the update is starting today

Following months of beta releases, Android 9 is being officially released to the public today. And its name is Pie. As is usually the case, this …

Android News

Apple won't make a touchscreen MacBook, but a virtual keyboard might be coming

Apple's Touch Bar was a big feature of the 2016 MacBook Pro, but, judging from the lack of software support or imitators, it hasn't moved the needle …

MacBook Pro

10 ways Android 9 Pie is a game-changer

Android 9 Pie was released today by Google for all Android devices – with Pixel smartphones at the head of the line. Today we’re exploring the …

Apps

Surface Go now available to purchase at Canadian retailers

Microsoft’s Surface Go is now available for purchase in Canada.The 10-inch 2-in-1 computer launched earlier this month. The tablet starts at $529 …

Customers

Samsung accidentally leaks another look at the Galaxy Note 9

Is this even an accident anymore?<p>Samsung has published a preorder announcement for the Galaxy Note 9 on its website — but it hasn’t even officially announced the phone yet. The page reads, “Say hello to super power” and invites customers to preorder and be “one of the first to experience it.” The …

Phones

Android apps found to contain Windows keylogger

Developed on infected machines.

Malware

Sonos CEO explains what it’s like competing with Apple & more in new interview

Sonos is well known for its hardware and trying its best to be platform agnostic by letting its speakers connect with as many music streaming services as it possibly can, and that includes Apple Music and support for the proprietary AirPlay protocol.<p>Sonos CEO Patrick Spence sat down with <i>Axios</i>, and …

Apple Music

Apple stock earns Warren Buffet $2.6 billion in a single day

For a person who famously said he doesn’t like to invest in tech stocks, Warren Buffett has done pretty well with Apple.<p>Following the company’s amazing quarterly earnings this week, Buffett’s shares in Apple have proven to be an insanely smart bet. How smart? Thanks to the 6 percent spike in Apple …

Investing

Apple is now a $1 trillion company

‘A billion dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A trillion dollars’<p>Apple has become the first US company with a market cap of over $1 trillion. This follows a jump in its stock after reporting strong Q3 earnings that saw the iPhone maker surpass both its own projections and analysts’ …

Markets

AAPL stock opens at new all-time high, briefly crosses $199

Apple stock jumped 4.5% at market open today, following better-than-expected earnings and guidance for the forthcoming quarter. The stock broached $199 and has settled at $198 at time of publishing. Apple’s market cap is now above $970 billion dollars.<p>The company announced a record June quarter, …

Market Cap

Apple races to become the first trillion-dollar company after strong Q3 earnings

Apple posted its third quarter earnings today with a revenue of $53.3 billion, surpassing its projection by $1 billion. It’s the strongest third quarter for the company ever, despite one that tends to slow on iPhone sales as consumers prepare for new smartphone announcements in the fall. The …

Tim Cook

Google Maps for iPhone just got a brand new feature we’ve been dying for since I/O

Google just updated the iPhone Google Maps application, bringing to iOS a brand new feature that might change the way you eat out. Called “match,” …

Android News

Microsoft releases new Windows Server 2019 test build, plus Windows 10 'Redstone 5' ISOs

Microsoft continues to march toward its planned fall 2018 releases of Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 1809 and Windows 10 'Redstone 5' client …

Windows 10

Apple's Wearable Category Sees 60% Growth Year-Over-Year, With Revenue Exceeding $10B Over Last Four Quarters

Apple's "Other Products" category, which includes AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPod touch, HomePod, Beats products, and Apple-branded and third-party accessories brought in $3.74 billion in revenue during the third quarter of 2018, up an impressive 37 percent percent compared to the year-ago …

Apple Watch

Apple Reports 3Q 2018 Results: $11.5B Profit on $53.3B Revenue and 41.3M iPhones

Apple today announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2018, which corresponds to the second calendar quarter of the year. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $53.3 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.5 billion, or $2.34 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $45.4 …

Tim Cook

Apple announces Q3 2018 revenue of $53.3b: 41.3m iPhones, 11.5m iPads, 3.7m Macs

Just how much money did Apple make last quarter? It’s time to find out: Apple just announced its Q3 2018 results with $53.3 billion in revenue and $11.5 billion in profit backed by selling 41.3 million iPhones, 11.55 million iPads, and 3.7 million Macs. Apple had offered revenue guidance between …

Tim Cook

Huawei supplants Apple as the second largest smartphone seller

While Huawei was already a smartphone giant, analyst numbers released today show that in the last quarter it pumped out more smartphones than any company in the world other than Samsung. IDC and Strategy Analytics found that smartphone sales slowed overall, a trend that hit Samsung the hardest of …

Galaxy Note

Tim Cook reveals just how many users are running Apple’s OS betas this year

Last month, Apple began beta testing iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS 10.14 Mojave. During the company’s third-quarter earnings call this afternoon, Tim Cook offered some details on just how many users are participating in the beta testing experience this year…<p>Apple makes the iOS, macOS, and …

Tim Cook

Apple's Tim Cook hints at TV ambitions

Apple's definitely working on something when it come to TV -- but it's still not ready to tell us about it.<p>CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday hinted at Apple's ambitions, but, in typical Cook fashion, didn't reveal any specifics.<p>"We hired two highly respected television executives last year, and they have …

Tim Cook

Fortnite Android app downloads limited to this list of phones

It’s pretty safe to say that <i>Fortnite</i> has enjoyed a successful mobile launch, but there’s one major piece that’s still missing: Android support. …

Samsung Galaxy

Google Pixel 3: a closer look (leaked)

Today we’re looking a bit closer at the Google Pixel 3 as it’s leaked in surprisingly full fashion weeks before release. The release date, we must …

Google Pixel

If you have a Galaxy S9, why did you decide to get it?

We're just a few short days away from the launch of the Galaxy Note 9, but until then, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are Samsung's most powerful and popular …

Phones

29 temporarily free and 26 on-sale apps to start the week

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the final days of July and our last app sales roundup for the month. We have some good items on offer today, and my …

Apps

Feast your eyes on the iPhone X Plus and new LCD iPhone

Want a possible early glimpse at what appears to be this year’s fancy new 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch LCD iPhone? Renowned Apple leaker Ben Geskin is here to help!<p>Geskin posted the images on Twitter. He describes the iPhones in the pictures as “dummy models,” meaning that they are models he …

Mobile Technology

5 key details to watch for in Apple’s Q3 2018 earnings report

When Apple unveils its latest earnings report Tuesday, some analysts think the numbers may be even better than expected.<p>Q3 is usually Apple’s weakest quarter of the year as the iPhone sales cycle starts to come to an end. However, this week’s call may hold a number of surprises and hints about the …

Tim Cook

Purported 2018 iPad Pro CAD shows new location of Smart Connector

The iPad Pro is due for an upgrade, and all signs point to a major redesign this fall. The upcoming 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, replacing the current 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models, are expected to draw heavily from the iPhone X design. They will feature super-slimmed down bezels and drop the …

IPad Pro

New ‘Unleash’ iPhone X Ad Shows Off A11 Bionic Processor’s Power

- Jul 26, 2018<p>Apple has released a new iPhone X commercial, which showcases the flagship iPhone’s A11 Bionic processor. The spot features a gamer …

Martial Arts

Apple ships 3.5M Apple Watch units in Q2 as LTE model proves to be a global hit

While Apple itself doesn’t break out Apple Watch sales in its own earnings reports, we can generally get a good idea of the device’s performance thanks to research companies. Today, Canalys is out with a new report covering the smartwatch industry during Q3, and Apple Watch continues to grow at a …

Smartwatches

Facebook Takes Historic Plunge as Scandals Finally Take a Toll

Facebook Inc. plunged as much as 20 percent Thursday after months of scandal and criticism finally hit the company where it hurts: growth.<p>The …

GDPR

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Might Be The Last Galaxy Note Ever, Per ‘The Bell’

If the latest rumors from South Korea are to be believed, it could soon be the end of an era for Samsung's long-running phablet series, as the …

Galaxy Note