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FBI warns of potential ATM bank heist that could steal millions globally

Likely to fall on a Saturday when banks are closed<p>The FBI has warned banks that ATMs will likely face a global attack by criminals in the “coming days.” The FBI was tipped off that these cybercriminals would hack payment card processors or banks and use ATMs all over the world to withdraw millions …

ATMs

Stunning iPhone 9 Image Shows How Apple Could Beat Galaxy Note 9

It's going to be close, though.<p>The next round of the smartphone wars is getting underway. In one corner, the Galaxy Note 9 wowed viewers last week …

Galaxy Note

Apple rolls out new betas for macOS, tvOS and watchOS

Apple might have pulled its latest iOS 12 beta shortly after seeding it, but there are other updates for developers to get their hands on. A seventh beta release is now available for macOS Mojave, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5.<p>As we near the public rollout of these updates this September, Apple is …

iOS

Turkish president says country will boycott iPhones

The iPhone is among the U.S. electronic good that could be barred from Turkey as part of a new boycott announced by the country’s president on Tuesday.<p>“If [people currently] have iPhone, there is Samsung on the other side,” President Recep Erdogan said in a speech at a Symposium in Ankara, the …

Trump Administration

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android devices

One of the most annoying aspects of changing phones is ensuring all your contacts are transferred over to your new device. In the “olden days,” this …

Apps

Samsung aims to launch first foldable phone, says Galaxy S10 won't be 5G

<b>Bottom line:</b> Now that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 has been unveiled, the company is looking toward its next handsets: the Galaxy S10 and foldable Galaxy …

Galaxy Note

Windows 10 users can now try Microsoft’s Your Phone app to mirror phone content to a PC

Available for all Windows 10 users with Android devices<p>Microsoft started testing its Your Phone app with Windows 10 Insiders last month, and now the company is making it available to all Windows 10 users. If you’re running Windows 10 with the latest April 2018 Update, Your Phone is available to …

Windows 10

Google makes big improvements to Gmail, Google Voice on iOS

Google just rolled out its latest Gmail and Google Voice updates on iOS.<p>Users can look forward to big improvements, particularly in Voice, which now sports a brand new design. iPhone owners even get their hands on it ahead of those on Android.<p>Google has made some significant changes to its iOS apps …

Apps

How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

Even if you have "Location History" off, Google often stores your precise location. Here's how to delete those markers and some best-effort practices …

Google

Galaxy Note 9 ongoing review: The good and bad so far - CNET

Sarah Tew/CNET<p>It's been four days since I've started using the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's big, brash, beautiful new superphone that's so expensive, its $1,000 starting price tag (for 128GB of internal storage) was all I could think about when I first heard about it.<p>That's iPhone X territory, plain …

Phones

iPhone Photography Tips: How to Shoot an Overhead Picture

One of my favorite features of the iPhone is the Camera, as well as the Photos app. Before purchasing my first iPhone I didn't take too many photographs at all; it was just too inconvenient to tote around a camera and then upload the photos to my desktop. Now that I've had an iPhone for several …

Photography Tips

How to Send and Receive SMS Messages on iPad and Mac via Text Message Forwarding

Ever since iOS 7, Apple has provided a Text Message Forwarding service that can push SMS messages received through your iPhone's cellular network to your other Apple devices.<p>Using the same network, the forwarding service also allows you to send messages from your iPad or Mac to other phone numbers, …

Security

Oppo R17 officially revealed: This is how to do a notch

Oppo<p>Oppo has unveiled the Oppo R17, the first smartphone to come with Gorilla Glass 6 and a Snapdragon 670 chip. The handset, which appeared on Oppo’s Chinese portal earlier today (via <i>Gadgets360</i>), also sports a novel take on the display notch, as well as an in-display fingerprint sensor.<p>The Oppo …

Phones

The Galaxy Note 9 is one step closer to the smartphone-computer dream

Turning a phone into a desktop has been done before<p>Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy Note 9 last week, and it announced that the device would work with Samsung DeX, a desktop-style environment you can project to a monitor using a USB-C to HDMI adapter / cable.<p>It sounds fairly simple, and it …

Galaxy Note

Google may add Windows 10 dual-boot option to Chromebooks

Rumored to be called Campfire<p>Google appears to be working on dual-boot support for Chromebooks. XDA-Developers has discovered that Google has been working to support an “alt OS mode” for its Pixelbook laptop for months now. Dubbed “Campfire,” an obvious nod to Apple’s own Boot Camp feature, …

Windows 10

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.<p>An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used a privacy setting that …

Maps

Samsung’s new SmartThings Wifi mesh system is powered by Plume’s AI network optimization tech

Samsung lifted the lid on an upgraded and rebranded Wi-Fi mesh network system today.<p>By way of a quick recap, the Korean technology giant first debuted its Samsung Connect Home mesh router and smart home hub in March last year. A single unit promised to extend Wi-Fi through your home to around 1,500 …

Wi-Fi

Android 9 Pie is available now on Google Pixel phones

The next generation of Android is on its way. And you guessed it -- the P is for Pie. Android Pie, the new version of Google's mobile operating system, previously called Android P, comes first to the search giant's Pixel smartphones starting Monday. Google initially announced a preview version of …

Apps

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

256-Bit

Huawei Mate 20 Pro to feature the biggest phone battery, ever?

By Luke Edwards<p>The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has just been officially teased as the phone that will outdo all others when it comes to the most giant battery …

Mobile Technology

The doctor's office becomes wearable

If you treated your car like you treat your body, you'd be calling AAA a lot. The annual checkup is akin to a car whose gauges only operate for an hour a year. But we're getting the tech we need to radically remake that 19th century concept.<p>Here are four examples new to the market, or on the way …

High Blood Pressure

With the Galaxy Note 9, the Note line has a new purpose

We've often asked what makes a Galaxy Note phone special. Sure, the Note is able to boast its place in smartphone history as the first mainstream …

Phones

What’s the best calendar app for iPhone?

Calendar apps for iPhone are a tough thing to advise for because different people use them in different ways. Some people are busier than others (meeting wise), and others use their calendar as a to-do system (personally I question your sanity if you are this way). All of the primary calendar apps …

Apps

Why a tiny Palm phone comeback makes sense in a Note 9 world

Heidi Klum was only half correct on Project Runway. It's true that one day you're in and the next day, you're out. But a few years after that? You could be in again.<p>That pendulum swing applies not just in fashion -- though I refuse to believe that pleated pants deserve a comeback -- but also in …

Android Phones

Comment: First impressions after nearly a month with Apple’s 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro has been available for almost a month now and despite the fact that the update was announced via a press release, this year’s revision brings some notable changes. While everything looks the same on the surface, the 2018 MacBook Pro packs more power, an improved keyboard, …

MacBook Pro

Mocking Apple: Five ‘Ingenius’ Samsung ads (video)

There’s some fine comedy writing in these 30-second TV spots. Clio contenders?<p>From Power:<p><b>Customer</b>: Hey ’cause the Galaxy Note 9 is really powerful, …

Galaxy Note

Ralph Nader again criticizes Apple’s spending, says it should raise supply chain salaries & more

Earlier this year, Ralph Nader penned an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook criticizing the company’s plans for a $100 billion share buyback program. Now, Nader is back again to express his unsolicited thoughts on how Apple should spend its “excess billions.”<p>Speaking to NPR this weekend, Nader …

Salaries & Wages

Review: SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – fast enough for 4K workflows [Video]

As a MacBook Pro user, having access to external SSD storage is important given the price of build-to-order SSD upgrades. For example, a 4TB SSD upgrade alone on the 2018 MacBook Pro can set you back $3400, more than the price of the laptop itself.<p>With this in mind, such upgrades can’t be …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon HQ2 candidates are going to great lengths to keep their plans secret

It's been nearly a year since Amazon announced it was on the lookout for a second headquarters in the US, yet the cities on its shortlist still seem to be none the wiser.<p>In January, Amazon whittled down 238 proposals to a list of 20 sites that are in the running for what is known as HQ2. Only a …

Amazon HQ2