IPhone XS beauty-gate: Here’s why your selfies look different on the new phone


If you’ve taken a selfie on the iPhone XS, you might think it looks a little different to other selfies you’ve taken in the past, especially from previous iPhones. We already know the cameras on the iPhone XS are different from those on the X. But some users on Reddit and YouTube have claimed that […]


Harry Potter: Wizards Unite mixes Pokemon Go with a mobile mystery, but release date remains hidden


¬† First announced in 2017, the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality game will be familiar to anyone who’s played the wildly successful Pokemon Go. Relying on your phone’s GPS, you move around the physical world and interact with beasts, objects, points of interest and other witches and wizards you come across on your game’s […]


Samsung may add in-screen camera and fingerprint sensor to future phones


Samsung could be working to step up its mobile displays with features like an in-screen fingerprint sensor and camera. On Friday, mobile tipster Ice Universe tweeted that Samsung had presented four innovations at its 2018 OLED Forum on Thursday. They include an in-screen fingerprint sensor, a speaker built into the screen, vibrations that come from […]


Zuckerberg still wants to get 1B people into VR, but it’ll take a while


A year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stood on a stage and said he wants to get 1 billion people to try virtual reality. This year, he said he’s not even 1 percent there. ‘We have a saying at Facebook that the journey is 1 percent finished, and in this case not even quite,’ he […]

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Google tested this security app with activists in Venezuela. Now you can use it too


When Jigsaw tested this privacy app with a few dozen political activists in Venezuela, the company wanted to keep the trial small. Within weeks, thousands of people around the world were using Intra, a security app used to stop government regimes from censoring the internet and manipulating traffic. On Wednesday, Jigsaw, a tech incubator owned […]


Unsend! Facebook Messenger gives you 10 minutes to take that typo back


Didn’t mean to send that message? Now you can take it back.¬† Starting Tuesday, all Facebook Messenger users will get a ‘Remove For Everyone’ option that lets you unsend messages from individual conversations and group chats. You have 10 minutes to remove a message after it’s been sent, and it’ll be replaced with text letting […]

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Wireless carriers to meet with White House officials to discuss 5G


All four of the nation’s biggest wireless carriers will attend a meeting at the White House on Friday to talk about 5G. AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint each confirmed their attendance at the meeting, but declined to say who would represent their companies. Verizon declined to comment, but a source with knowledge of the meeting confirmed […]


Get 3 months of Pandora Premium for free


Free Pandora is awesome, but so… many… commercials. You can go ad-free by subscribing to Pandora Premium, but is it worth $10 per month? Take 90 days to decide. For a limited time, Groupon is offering a 3-month Pandora Premium subscription for free. That’s a $30 value. (For what it’s worth, Pandora proper already offers […]


Essential becomes first non-Google handset for day-one Android Pie update


In a piece of good news for the troubled manufacturer,¬†Essential has announced its PH-1 phone has become the first non-Google phone to receive the latest Android operating system on the day of release. Though this is a welcome development for the Android OS in general, Essential’s own future is uncertain. While the company says that […]


AirPods, iPads and streaming: What we could see from a March Apple event


Get an overview of all the top Apple stories of the week in one post. In this week’s Apple Core rundown we’ll take a look at the possible dates for Apple’s next big launch event along with all the announcements we’re expecting to come along with it. We have more details about Apple’s product lineup […]