• Verizon becomes first in the world to activate 5G network
Verizon becomes first in the world to activate 5G network

The 5G Ultra Wideband Network has gone live in two locations - " select areas " of Minneapolis and Chicago - Verizon said this morning. In Minneapolis, meanwhile, 5G is focused in the Downtown area. How Fast Is Verizon 5G? The U.S. government also has taken notice, with lawmakers and the Trump administration looking to supercharge research...

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  • Google Ditch Pixel 2 & 2XL After 18 Months
Google Ditch Pixel 2 & 2XL After 18 Months

The only place where the Pixel 2 is mentioned is if you compare the three iterations of Pixel devices, but on the Google Store , there is no option to purchase the 2017 flagship lineup. Pixel 2s are still available from several third-party vendors. Apple is, of course, a notable exception, since it sells older flagships even years after they were...

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  • Google brings Smart Compose and Email Scheduling to Gmail
Google brings Smart Compose and Email Scheduling to Gmail

But more importantly, Google will introduce the "productivity power" of Smart Compose to Android devices and in four new languages including Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese. The company is launching a couple of new features today that will help you get more done with Gmail. However, Google has made a decision to expand the service to mo...

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  • Google goes big for April Fool's Day with pranks and games
Google goes big for April Fool's Day with pranks and games

Google has added a couple of cities to the game but you can select the world as well. Google isn't the type to shy away from pulling off a good April Fools' Day gag every year. You can choose between Cairo, São Paulo, London, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, or the entire world map. The objective is to pick up as many passengers as possible wit...

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  • Facebook to reveal News Feed algorithm secrets
Facebook to reveal News Feed algorithm secrets

The company intends to keep refining both features as it continues to receive user feedback. Facebook says the feature - which will be rolled out to all users by May 2 - will help you have more control over what you see from friends, pages and groups.

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  • Valve Teases New VR Headset, More Info Coming In May
Valve Teases New VR Headset, More Info Coming In May

It's been speculated for months and more that Valve would end up releasing their own VR headset paired with their Knuckles controllers while the wait should finally be over soon. Speculation suggests that Index will use outside-in tracking via SteamVR. The company previously worked with HTC for the development of the latter's Vive VR headse...

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  • Xiaomi puts a different spin on folding phones
Xiaomi puts a different spin on folding phones

Samsung claims that the Galaxy Fold holds up well for 200,000 folds. Samsung says the Galaxy Fold can be folded and unfolded at least 200,000 times. Samsung subjected the device to several rounds of extensive tests in its state-of-the-art reliability labs to make sure that the Galaxy Fold is ready to come to market.

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  • ‘Borderlands 3’s Official Trailer Confirms More Than One Billion Guns
‘Borderlands 3’s Official Trailer Confirms More Than One Billion Guns

Meanwhile, the Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel ultra-HD texture packs will improve both games' textures and assets on all platforms, but only PC, PS4 Pro, and Xbox One X owners will be able to appreciate them in full 4K.

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  • Huawei set to announce new flagship smartphones
Huawei set to announce new flagship smartphones

While the updated design and features are intriguing, the main focus here is on the camera. "[T] he P30 Pro is easily the most versatile mobile imaging tool to date, allowing you to cover a wider range of photographic situations than any other smartphone".

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  • Apple Expected to Reveal new Software for iPhone and Mac
Apple Expected to Reveal new Software for iPhone and Mac

Using the video service, Apple will be able to resell subscriptions to the content of teleradiosvit CBS, media conglomerate Viacom and channel Starz. During a recent earnings call, Cook confirmed that Apple plans to produce its own shows in a move that could challenge streaming television giants Netflix and Amazon Prime, which have invested hea...

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  • The best Elder Scrolls is free today only
The best Elder Scrolls is free today only

You'll need to be quick about it though, because the free copy is only available today, March 25. Finally, if you're really looking to represent your love for The Elder Scrolls , Bethesda has launched an Elder Scrolls 25th-anniversary merchandise line, including things like a attractive lithograph of Tamriel, a ceramic stein, yes, even a...

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  • Apple launches the AirPods 2 - but it won’t come in black
Apple launches the AirPods 2 - but it won’t come in black

Starting next week, you'll also be able to buy them from your local Apple Stores. This is the first time that the device is getting a new version. Praise where it is due, Apple's earphones fit many people very well - perhaps a surprise, given their lack of flexible silicon tips and wings to ensure a good fit, as used by rivals like the Samsu...

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  • Apple's 'It's Show Time' event starts at 10.30 pm today
Apple's 'It's Show Time' event starts at 10.30 pm today

In exchange for billions of dollars, studios helped Netflix launch a fledgling streaming video service by licensing their libraries of shows and movies, but that decision may have sown the seeds of their own demise. But the offering as Bloomberg described it also fits with Apple's other plans. Even an iOS-only gaming service is huge, too, consi...

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  • Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Will Launch on May 7
Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition Will Launch on May 7

This leak also claimed that Xbox One S All-Digital Edition launch date will be May 7, 2019 , which corroborates a previous leak that mentioned the console will be up for pre-orders in April and launch in May. Today, we're getting a glimpse at what its box art could look like, along with a rumored launch date for the console. Those looking to p...

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  • Google Announces Their New
Google Announces Their New "Video Game Console"

Stadia is not a piece of hardware or a dedicated console but a streaming platform meant to free the player of hardware limitations of PCs and gaming consoles. Moreover, the company is expected to launch the service later in 2019 in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and most of Europe. The controller also includes a button for Google Assistant...

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  • Hands-on footage with the Samsung Galaxy Fold prompts concerns of creasing
Hands-on footage with the Samsung Galaxy Fold prompts concerns of creasing

It was initially supposed to release the device by the end of this month. If that April 11date sounds familiar, it's because that's the same date that Verizon will launch its very first 5G Ultra Wideband service in the Chicago and Minneapolis markets.

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  • New details about Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones appeared
New details about Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones appeared

What's particularly interesting is the fact that the phone features a headphone jack at the top. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are rumored to launch in the USA in early 2019 through Verizon. "The Pixel 3a will sport a 5.6" display, and the Pixel 3a XL (sigh) will have a 6" display. The Pixel 3a and 3a XL are expected to launch in Sprin...

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  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G is not going to be too expensive
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G is not going to be too expensive

The new device from the brand has the specifications to match any 2019 Android flagship, the device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855chipset and comes with enhanced Xiaomi's Game Turbo technology. Unfortunately, there's no word on the dimensions and weight of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G, which makes us a little anxious. When the con...

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  • Apex Legends Season One begins tomorrow
Apex Legends Season One begins tomorrow

That all changed today, as Respawn and EA officially unveiled the start date for the first season of Apex Legends . Apex Legends' Battle Pass is available to buy from the in-game shop for 950 Apex Coins (approx $9.99/£7.99), and enough Apex Coins can be earned during Season 1 to purchase the Season 2 Battle Pass.

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  • Apple launches surprise all-new iPad Air and iPad mini
Apple launches surprise all-new iPad Air and iPad mini

This 7.9-inch tablet gets that stunning True Tone Retina display in an ultra-portable design. A rumour last week suggested that a 10.5-inch iPad was in the works, but had pegged it as a separate device from the more minor seventh-generation iPad that was otherwise expected.

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  • Outage hits Gmail users around world
Outage hits Gmail users around world

Gmail users in particular, will have difficulty "attaching or accessing attachments, as well as accessing and saving draft emails and sending emails". According to downdetector .com.au, almost 3000 users this morning reported problems logging in, using attachments or receiving messages. The Gmail outage map at Down Detector shows problems arou...

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  • Spotify will now come pre-installed on Samsung devices
Spotify will now come pre-installed on Samsung devices

Samsung and Spotify first started to work with each other in August of a year ago, when Spotify was announced as the primary music service for Samsung's Galaxy Home speaker. Calling it the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, it includes Samsung standards such as the punch-hole camera , near borderless external screen, 3.5mm headphone jack and even an S...

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  • Facebook Isn't Keeping Your 2FA Phone Number Private
Facebook Isn't Keeping Your 2FA Phone Number Private

Last year, Gizmodo reported that when Facebook users entered a phone number for two-factor authentication or to get alerts about new log-ins to their account, advertisers were able to target that number. 'Now it can be searched and there's no way to disable that'. The setting , available in the " Privacy " tab , is set to "everyone" by d...

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  • Samsung is working on more foldable smartphones
Samsung is working on more foldable smartphones

The first one is a clamshell phone with a foldable screen on the inside and the other one is an outward folding phone, with its screen on the outside, much like the Huawei Mate X , according to a report by Bloomberg . The Galaxy Fold's screen imperfection develops on a protective film covering the touch sensor bonded with the display underneath, ...

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  • Facebook Messenger's dark mode is now officially available in Canada
Facebook Messenger's dark mode is now officially available in Canada

Facebook is introducing a native dark mode for the Messenger app on Android and iOS . Text the crescent moon emoji to one of your friends (or to yourself). It could be a helpful tool for users whose eyes feel strained after staring at a bright screen for prolonged periods of time. I also love that Facebook Messenger is using a true d...

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