Amazon will take on iMessage with new ‘Anytime’ messaging app

Amazon is working on a new “Anytime” service that plans to take on the likes of Apple iMessage. The retail giant has begun asking customers what they would like to see from a new messaging app, which promises to incorporate texts, video chat, and “a whole lot more.”

OnePlus 5 has a frustrating bug when recording video

It appears that the OnePlus 5 has a hidden talent, though we’re not sure it’s one you’re going to appreciate. According to a number of Reddit users, videos recorded in landscape mode on the handset are being rendered with inverted audio, which essentially means that sound captured using the microphone on the right of the device is being played through […]

Samsung rolls out ‘urgent update’ to fix DQA error on the Galaxy S8

Samsung is in the midst of rolling out an “urgent software update” through its Galaxy Apps Store for the Galaxy S8 in Canada and the U.S. The upgrade patches a bug that resulted in some units displaying an alert as often as every 30-seconds, informing owners that “DQA keeps stopping.”  

AT&T’s Unlimited Plus wireless plan will now include free HBO

Starting Wednesday, AT&T will be including a free subscription to HBO to any customer with its Unlimited Plus wireless plan. This is the latest move on AT&T’s part to lure in customers as the carrier wars have been heating up. Nearly every other carrier offers a comparable unlimited plan. Now it’s about throwing in more […]

Samsung S8 Live Stream

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been a long time coming, and it’s that time again for a Samsung Unpacked event where the Korean company will show us the phone that we’ve already seen from just about every angle. Tune in here to watch the Unpacked 2017 event live…

Android O: Top 5 features

It must be spring, because Google on Tuesday rolled out the first Developer Preview for Android O, and it includes plenty of new features. Of course, Google hasn’t revealed all the new goodies in Android O—the name, for example, is still unknown. But we have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the update, […]

Google Assistant coming to Android 6.0 and Android 7.0 phones this week!

Google Assistant was once a feature limited to folks who owned the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. Then, this week, LG announced that it will be coming to the LG G6. Motorola announced it will come to the Moto G5 and G5 Plus, too. But that’s not all. Google just said it’ll hit other […]

Samsung’s latest ads tout its commitment to product quality

Last year was not a good year for Samsung. Its Note 7 battery issues. Now, it wants to apologize with a new wave of TV ads that highlight its recommitment to quality control. Samsung debuted two new 30-second ads during the Oscars that give audiences a look at how the company tests phones and to what […]

Project AirGig, AT&T’s next step towards 5G, will enter testing this fall

AT&T announced on Tuesday that it will begin publicly testing its “Project Airgig” technology, which takes advantage of broadband over powerlines (BPL) and other technologies to provide multi-gigabit speeds to its users, by this fall. The deployment is part of AT&T’s 5G preparation. AT&T said that it’s currently in “advanced discussions” with power companies ahead […]

You can now order Starbucks using your voice from home

Ordering your Starbucks drink is easier than ever. Today, Starbucks announced the roll-out of its “on command” My Starbucks barista software. It’s included in a new update that lets you order your favorite coffee drink on your iPhone or Amazon Echo, from home, with just your voice. On the iOS app, there will a chat […]