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Samsung's Next Unpacked Event Is Set for April 28

Samsung has already hosted two Unpacked events this year, and now a third event is on the way scheduled for the end of this month. Read more...
Tags: Samsung, Samsung Mobile Phones, Business Finance, Chromebook, Mobile Phones, Evan Blass, Odyssey Gaming Monitors, Samsung Galaxy, Odyssey, Technology Internet, Samsung Electronics, Videotelephony, Tablet Computers, Technology, Smartphones, Draftsamsung Unpacked Event


New Google Photos Video-Editing Features Finally Appearing on Android Phones

Google announced back in February it was adding new video-editing tools to its Photos app, but those updates appeared only on iOS devices first. Now, according to Android Police, Google is rolling out the same tools to Android users.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Google Photos, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Android Police Google, Pixel 3, Cross Platform Software


The best Google Pixel phone deals happening now include $50 off the Google Pixel 5

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Google's Pixel phones are known for their great cameras and reasonable prices. The lineup consists of the Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 4a. We've broken down the best deals available on these phones and the differences between each model. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Phone Average price Number of rear camera lenses Display size CPU/GPU 5G ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Verizon, Trends, Smartphones, Tech Deals, United States, Pixel, Google Pixel, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Tech Insider, Google Pixel 4a, Product Card, Deals (Reviews, IP Deals, Tech & Electronics (Reviews


Samsung Reportedly Mulling Slick Tech and a Big-Name Camera Partnership for Future Galaxy Phones

A lot of smartphone brands have recently turned to legacy camera makers to help improve the image quality of their phones. Vivo partnered with Zeiss, OnePlus teamed up with Hasselblad, and now, according to multiple reports, it appears Samsung may be looking to team up with Olympus to upgrade the cameras on future…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Digital Photography, Mobile Phones, Olympus, Galaxy, Oneplus, Samsung Galaxy, Camera Phone, Hasselblad, Image Stabilization


APKPure app contained malicious adware, say researchers

Security researchers say APKPure, a widely popular app for installing older or discontinued Android apps from outside of Google’s app store, contained malicious adware that flooded the victim’s device with unwanted ads. Kaspersky Lab said that it alerted APKPure on Thursday that its most recent app version, 3.17.18, contained malicious code that siphoned off data from a victim’s device without their knowledge, and pushed ads to the device’s lock screen and in the background to generate fraudulen...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Security, Apps, Technology, Privacy, Tech, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Bank, App-store, Sdk, Mobile App, Online Advertising


How to Navigate the New Google Play Store Interface

A new Google Play Store interface is rolling out now for all Android users. It looks mostly the same as before, but reorganizes the store’s layout and streamlines the menus, so finding your way around the app will be different. Here’s a quick tour of the Google Play Store app’s new design, noting where the various…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Play Store, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Operating Systems, Menu Bar, New Google, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation, Ios Version History


Google Has Canceled the Pixel 5a, Multiple Reports Claim

It seems another gadget has fallen victim to the global chip crunch: A number of new reports claim that Google has decided to cancel the release of the Pixel 5a. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Pixel, Google Pixel, Google camera, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Jon Prosser, Technology Internet, Draftpixel 5a


Google Has Canceled the Pixel 5a, Multiple Reports Claim [Update: The Pixel 5a Is Still Alive]

Update: While rumors originally claimed another gadget had fallen victim to the global chip crunch, Google has now officially debunked previous reports that the Pixel 5a had been cancelled. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Pixel, Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 4a, Jon Prosser, Technology Internet, Draftpixel 5a


3 helpful WhatsApp security tips for protecting your data on the voice and messaging service

WhatsApp has several security tools for protecting your data on and off the app. d3sign/Getty Images To improve your WhatsApp account's data security, you can enable two-step verification, disable cloud backups, and turn on security notifications. You can also change how much information you share through WhatsApp's Privacy menu, located in the messaging app's Settings section. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Most people who use social media and co...
Tags: Ios, Google, Android, Google Drive, Facebook, Trends, Smartphones, Whatsapp, Data Protection, Chat Apps, Signal, Messaging Apps, Jennifer, Tech Insider, Whatsapp security, Voice Calling




How to use Microsoft Family Safety to manage your family members' app usage, screen time, and more

You can manage your family's devices in various ways through Microsoft Family Safety. fizkes/Getty Images Microsoft Family Safety is a parental control app that lets you manage your kids' screen time and app usage, among other features. Family Safety is free but requires everyone to use a Microsoft account, and there are premium features available with a Microsoft 365 subscription. The parental controls work across multiple devices, but browsing can only be filtered using the Ed...
Tags: Ios, Google, Android, Microsoft, Trends, Smartphones, Xbox, Microsoft Office, Location Tracking, Bob, Laptops, Parental Controls, Microsoft Edge, Dave Johnson, Microsoft 365, Tech Insider


LG Pledges Three Years of OS Updates After It Stops Making New Phones

LG will continue to provide operating system updates for its mobile phones over the next three years, even after the company stops making phones entirely by July of this year, according to an announcement posted on LG’s website. And that’s good news for anyone who recently bought an LG phone or may be thinking of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Lg, Consumer Electronics, LG Electronics, Stylo, LG UX, LG K Series, Lg G Series, Technology Internet


Spotify stays quiet about launch of its voice command ‘Hey Spotify’ on mobile

In 2019, Spotify began testing a hardware device for automobile owners it lovingly dubbed “Car Thing,” which allowed Spotify Premium users to play music and podcasts using voice commands that began with “Hey, Spotify.” Last year, Spotify began developing a similar voice integration into its mobile app. Now, access to the “Hey Spotify” voice feature is rolling out more broadly. Spotify chose not to officially announce the new addition, despite numerous reports indicating the voice option was show...
Tags: Apps, Mobile, Android, iPhone, Music, Smartphones, Spotify, Voice, Voice Assistant


Samsung's cheapest 5G Galaxy phones yet are launching this month. Here's how much they cost.

Samsung If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Samsung is launching five new phones in its Galaxy A series this month. Three of them will support 5G connectivity, and the most expensive phone is just $500. The cheapest phone of the five still has three cameras but lacks 5G and other features. See more buying advice on the Insider Reviews homepage. Samsung may be best known for its high-end Galaxy S phones that rival the iPhone. But the tech gia...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Mobile, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Features, United States, 5g, Samsung Galaxy, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Tech & Electronics (Reviews


Boost Your Pixel's Performance With Google's April Update

If you’re the proud owner of a Google Pixel smartphone, you owe it to yourself to grab the brand-new April update for your device (RQ2A.210405.005) right now. Not only will you benefit from some bug fixes and quality updates, but you’re also going to see a pretty good performance boost if you’re using a Pixel 4a (5G)…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Verizon, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Lifehacks, 3DMark, Pixel, Google Pixel, Der Standard, HotHardware, Pixel 4, Technology Internet, Andreas Proschofsky, Pixel Devices


Google's April Software Update Just Gave the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G a Big Performance Boost

The Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 weren’t exactly slouches when it came to processing power, but now a recent software update from Google has just given those phones a big boost in performance. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, 3DMark, Pixel, Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Der Standard, Pixel 3, Pixel Phones, Pixel 5, Technology Internet, Andreas Proschofsky


The smartphone market is a 2-horse race between Apple and Samsung, and LG is the latest casualty

LG displayed a phone with a rollable screen at CES before shutting down its smartphone business. YouTube/LG Global LG announced that it will be closing its mobile business unit. The decision shows how difficult it is to challenge market leaders Apple and Samsung. Samsung established itself as an early challenger to the iPhone, setting it up for long-term success. See more stories on Insider's business page. LG is officially bowing out of the smartphone market.The South Korean tech gian...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Motorola, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Analysis, United States, Xiaomi, Gartner, Htc, Lg, Lenovo


The smartphone market is a two-horse race between Apple and Samsung, and LG is the latest casualty

LG displayed a phone with a rollable screen at CES before shutting down its smartphone business. YouTube/LG Global LG announced that it will be closing its mobile business unit. The decision shows how difficult it is to challenge market leaders Apple and Samsung. Samsung established itself as an early challenger to the iPhone, setting it up for long-term success. See more stories on Insider's business page. LG is officially bowing out of the smartphone market.The South Korean tech gian...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Motorola, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Analysis, United States, Xiaomi, Gartner, Htc, Lg, Lenovo


Apple just increased the maximum amount you can get for trading in your old iPhone

Apple Apple Apple updated its trade-in prices for several old models of the iPhone, including the iPhone 11. For an iPhone 11 Pro Max in good condition, a consumer can get $515, up from $500, MacRumors said. Apple released four new versions of its iPhone 12 last October. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple has upped the ante for consumers who trade in their old iPhones for a new one, MacRumors first reported.The maximum trade-in value for a used iPhone 11 Pro Max in go...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Smartphones, MacRumors, Trade-in, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, iPhone X, iPhone 11, Iphone Xs, Iphone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Iphone 12, Apple Apple Apple, Natasha Dailey, iPhone 11 Max


Google Is Cracking Down on Apps That Can See Every Other App You Have Installed

As Google continues to upgrade its privacy and security policies, it’s now making an important change in Android that will significantly limit the ability of Android apps to see all the other apps you have installed on your device.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Google Allo, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet


LG to Stop Making Phones Worldwide by July 31

LG, the South Korea-based electronics manufacturer, will soon stop producing new mobile phones worldwide, according to a press release from the company early Monday.Read more...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Companies, Lg, LG Electronics, Business Finance, Chaebol, LG ThinQ, Economy Of South Korea, Technology Internet, Lg Corporation


Pixel 6 Will Reportedly Be the First Phone With Google-Made Chip

Google’s next Pixel phones will reportedly be the company’s first devices powered by its own homemade chip, internally called the “GS101” Whitechapel.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Linkedin, Intel, Smartphones, Computers, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Tablet Computers, Amd, Qualcomm, ARM


Sony Is Launching a New Xperia Phone in Mid-April and its Rumored Specs Look Impressive

Following a recent spate of new phones from OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi, and others, now it seems like Sony is up next with plans to release a new Xperia phone on April 14. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Sony, Sony Xperia, Mark III, Sony Xperia X, Onleaks, Information Appliances, Technology Internet, Steve Hemmerstofer, OnePlus Vivo Xiaomi


US iPhone users spent an average of $138 on apps in 2020, will grow to $180 in 2021

U.S. consumers spent an average of $138 on iPhone apps last year, an increase of 38% year over year, largely driven by the pandemic impacts, according to new data from app store intelligence firm Sensor Tower. Throughout 2020, consumers turned to iPhone apps for work, school, entertainment, shopping and more, driving per-user spending to a new record and the greatest annual growth since 2016, when it had then popped by 42% year over year. Sensor Tower tells TechCrunch it expects the trend of inc...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Games, China, Iphone Apps, Disney, US, Tech, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, United States, App Stores, Mobile Games, App-store


This Stick-On Gadget Solves Wireless Charging's Biggest Problem

Wireless chargers have a dark secret that’s never addressed in the brochures and other promotional materials: You still have to deal with wires. But with Humanscale’s new NeatCharge wireless charger, at least those cords are hidden away out of sight underneath a desk or table. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Equipment, Smartphone, Smartphones, Computing, Desk, Ikea, Consumer Electronics, Humanscale, Inductive Charging, Wireless Energy Transfer, Technology Internet


It's Looking Like Samsung's Return to Wear OS Is Inevitable

Rumors that Samsung might be ditching its proprietary smartwatch operating system for Google’s neglected Wear OS platform aren’t new. However, it’s looking increasingly likely that Tizen OS is not long for this world.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Science, Technology, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Tizen, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Wearable Devices, Samsung Galaxy, Computer Architecture


Apple Fixes 'Asian' Adult Content Filter, but We Need More

In an ideal world, I wouldn’t have had to write a story about how Apple’s adult content filter on iOS blocks users from searching the word “Asian” in any browser. In that world, I also wouldn’t have to write the follow-up the issue is now fixed, but that the timing—shortly after a mass shooting in Atlanta that left…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Atlanta, Smartphones, Computing, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mobile Software, Vicha, Ios 14, Mobile Operating Systems, Vicha Ratanapakdee, Steven Shen, Killing Of Vicha Ratanapakdee


Xiaomi Challenges Samsung With Its Own Foldable, the $1,500 Mi Mix Fold

China’s largest smartphone maker is finally joining Samsung and Huawei in the flexible phone market, and while it isn’t the mysterious tri-fold device that Xiaomi teased awhile back, but the company’s new Mi Mix Fold is here.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Huawei, Harman Kardon, Foldable Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung Galaxy Z Series, Technology Internet, Devices Using Qualcomm Snapdragon Processors



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