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Pokemon Unite MOBA Trailer Highly Heart-Stopping

A new glimpse at Pokemon Unite has treated MOBA enthusiasts to a thrilling cinematic that will surely prove effective in getting watchers excited, the video barely having any dislikes unlike the first few trailers, though this is perhaps due to fans avoiding news on the game (which might be the case considering the much lower […]
Tags: MOBA, Games, Trailer, Smartphones, Pokemon, Anime, RPG, 3D CG, Video Gallery, Nintendo Switch, Tencent Games, Pokémon Unite, Pokemon Unite MOBA

YouTube Will Roll Out Picture-in-Picture Support to iOS Users Starting with Premium Subscribers

At long last, the YouTube app on iOS is getting picture-in-picture support, allowing users to continue watching videos in a small pop-up window while scrolling on their iPhones and iPads.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Youtube, Smartphones, Ipads, Software, Computing, Tablet Computers, Operating Systems, Ios 9, Alphabet Inc, iPad 2, YouTube Premium, Mobile Operating Systems

Japanese Government Seeking to Stop the Spread of Inappropriate Selfies

Due to rising concerns related to the online safety of young people, the Japanese government has issued a request for cellphone providers to implement technologies that would prevent “inappropriate” selfies to be taken and spread around as easily. The request for cellphone providers was issued as part of a plan by the Japanese government, which […]
Tags: Japan, Crime, Law, Smartphones, Anime

The Best Android 12 Features We've Found So Far

The second build of the Android 12 Beta is out, and it’s jam-packed with features. We were already expecting a major visual overhaul with what Google has called Material You, but now you can actually get a glimpse of the new theming engine in this latest release. The Privacy Dashboard is also available to try, plus a…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Beta, Google Assistant, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Android Version History, Android 12

What to Expect From Microsoft's Windows 11 Event

It’s about time Microsoft introduced something new, and we’re pretty sure that what’s on the way is a new version of Windows. Specifically, we expect to see Windows 11, because Windows 10X has all but kicked the bucket before it even had a chance. (RIP.) Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Smartphones, Xbox, Windows 10, Baidu, Windows 8, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Microsoft Store, Computer Architecture, Universal Windows Platform Apps

Leitz Phone 1 is the first Leica-branded smartphone

But you’ll need to be in Japan to snap one up
Tags: Japan, Smartphones, Leica, Leitz Phone

War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Censors Cleavage & Thighs

Yet another game has been censored to not offend easily agitated Westerners as a new unit in War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius has her chest and legs covered up with black fabric, the Japanese version of the game having the girl wearing less. A new playable unit referred to as Salire (Sweetheart) […]
Tags: Games, Censorship, Smartphones, Anime, Comparison, RPG, Legs, Square Enix, Final Fantasy, Oppai, Gacha, Casuals

Here's what happens when you block someone on WhatsApp

WhatsApp make it difficult for users to know whether they've been blocked. Reuters When you block someone on WhatsApp, you no longer receive notifications, messages, calls, or status updates from them.Someone you've blocked on WhatsApp will no longer be able to see when you were last online and will see that their messages were sent but not delivered.There's no direct way for someone you've blocked to know you've blocked them. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library f...
Tags: Trends, Social Media, Smartphones, Whatsapp, Texting, Messaging Apps, Reuters, Blocking, Calling, Social Media Apps, Tech Insider, Facebook Messenger Many, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Melanie Weir

Realme's 'Flagship Killer' Puts a Cutting-Edge Processor In an Affordable Phone

Even though they share the same parent company, Realme is on a mission to take the “flagship killer” throne away from OnePlus with its latest handset, the Realme GT. Read more...
Tags: Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Qualcomm, Oneplus, Atmos, BBK Electronics, Realme, Realme X50 Pro, Snapdragon 888, Technology Internet, Snapdragon 888 Chip, Atmos Stereo Speakers, Realme Phones

Android announces six new features, emphasizing safety and accessibility

Android shared information today about six features that will roll out this summer. Some of these are just quality of life upgrades, like starring text messages to easily find them later, or getting contextual Emoji Kitchen suggestions depending on what you’re typing. But other aspects of this update emphasize security, safety, and accessibility. Last summer, Google added a feature on Android that basically uses your phone as a seismometer to create “the world’s largest earthquake detection netw...
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Google Is Dropping 6 New Android Features Ahead of Android 12

Android 12 isn’t expected to be ready for its official release until later this fall, but in the meantime Google is rolling out six new features to Android devices this summer. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Emoji, Android Auto, Mobile Software, Strava, Alphabet Inc, Gboard, Google Allo, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet

UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly”

The UK’s competition watchdog will take a deep dive look into Apple and Google’s dominance of the mobile ecosystem, it said today — announcing a market study which will examine the pair’s respective smartphone platforms (iOS and Android); their app stores (App Store and Play Store); and web browsers (Safari and Chrome).  The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned that the mobile platform giants’ “effective duopoly” in those areas  might be harming consumers, it added. The study w...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Amazon, Android, Mobile, Facebook, Europe, UK, Germany, Tech, Eu, European Union, Web Browsers, Smartphone, Smartphones

The OnePlus Nord N200 5G Might Be the Budget 5G Phone to Beat

OnePlus has already released a handful of affordable 5G phones, but the $240 Nord N200 5G might be the company’s best low-cost 5G handset yet. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Smartphones, Best Buy, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Qualcomm, Oneplus, 5g, T Mobile, BH, OnePlus Nord N10 5G, Technology Internet, Redmi Note 10

Windows Users, It’s Time to Prepare for the End of 10

We still don’t know what’s next for Windows, though we will almost certainly find out at Microsoft’s event on June 24. Both Nvidia and Microsoft are urging users to upgrade to the latest, lest they get left behind in unsupported software land.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Smartphones, Windows Phone, Nvidia, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 81, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Windows 10 Mobile, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, X86 Architecture, Technology Internet

Uma Musume Game Knocked Off Its Sales Ranking Throne

Despite only recently managing to hold its first place position for 100 days since its launch, the wildly raved Uma Musume has managed to lose its stellar lead, something that critics likely considered to be only a matter of time. Though, unlike its Google Play achievement, the fall in rank actually concerns its position on […]
Tags: Google, Games, Sports, Sales, Rankings, Smartphones, Anime, Simulation, Kemonomimi, Fate/Grand Order, Uma Musume, Gacha, Casuals

Microsoft Teases Its Windows 11 Event With 11-Minute Video of Startup Sounds

As we wait to hear more about the next big update for Windows, Microsoft just teased the upcoming launch event with a medley of various startup sounds. The melodies for Windows 95, Windows XP, and Windows 7 have all been slowed down and linked together to form an 11-minute “slo-fi” experience. It’s a tad jarring to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows, Smartphones, Windows 98, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Operating Systems, Windows Update, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, The Microsoft

Sakura Kakumei Will Receive Limited Offline Version After Service Shutdown

The official Twitter account for the Sakura Taisen spin-off mobile game Sakura Kakumei has announced that the game will be getting a special limited offline version after operations cease for the online iteration at the end of June. According to the official website, players will have to download all of the game’s data to access […]
Tags: Games, Smartphones, Anime, Announcements, Cancellations, Sakura Taisen, Casuals, Sakura Kakumei

Security flaws found in Samsung’s stock mobile apps

A mobile security startup has found seven security flaws in Samsung’s pre-installed mobile apps, which it says if abused could have allowed attackers broad access to a victim’s personal data. Oversecured said the vulnerabilities were found in several apps and components bundled with Samsung phones and tablets. Oversecured founder Sergey Toshin told TechCrunch that the vulnerabilities were verified on a Samsung Galaxy S10+ but that all Samsung devices could be potentially affected because the bak...
Tags: Android, Google Play, Security, Apps, Technology, Mobile Security, Russia, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Vulnerability, Mobile Phones, Computing, Knox, Security Software, Samsung Dex

Apple’s StoreKit 2 simplifies App Store subscriptions and refunds by making them accessible inside apps

If you’ve ever bought a subscription inside an iOS app and later decided you wanted to cancel, upgrade or downgrade, or ask for a refund, you may have had trouble figuring out how to go about making that request or change. Some people today still believe that they can stop their subscription charges simply by deleting an app from their iPhone. Others may dig around unsuccessfully inside their iPhone’s Settings or on the App Store to try to find out how to ask for a refund. With the updates Apple...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Customer Service, Smartphones, Developers, App Stores, App Store, Api, Subscriptions, Hulu, Apple Id

Spotlight gets more powerful in iOS 15, even lets you install apps

With the upcoming release of iOS 15 for Apple mobile devices, Apple’s built-in search feature known as Spotlight will become a lot more functional. In what may be one of its bigger updates since it introduced Siri Suggestions, the new version of Spotlight is becoming an alternative to Google for several key queries, including web images and information about actors, musicians, TV shows and movies. It will also now be able to search across your photo library, deliver richer results for contacts, ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Mobile, Apps, Wikipedia, Siri, Tech, Smartphones, Spotlight, Search Engine, App Store, Imdb, Mobile Devices, Operating Systems

Google Releases Second Android 12 Beta With New Features

Google released the first Android 12 beta at Google I/O back in May, but that version didn’t have all the new updates and features that will be included in the final release later this year. Today Google is releasing the second version of the Android 12 beta, which adds a new Privacy Dashboard, updates to wifi…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Software, Chrome Os, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Computer Architecture, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Android Version History

Google launches Android 12 Beta 2

Google today launched the second beta of Android 12. The first beta, which launched at Google’s I/O conference in May, introduced us to the first glimpses of Google’s new ‘Material You’ design system, though many of the promised new features and design tweaks weren’t part of this first beta yet. With this new beta, Google is bringing more of these to its testers (you can sign up for the beta here), including its new privacy dashboard that makes it easier for users to see which apps recently used...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Mobile, Tech, Smartphones, Computing, Sharp, Operating Systems, Sdk, Mobile Linux

Apple Really Wants You to Think of the Apple Watch as a 'Must-Have' Accessory

One of the best things about iOS 14.5 was it introduced the “Unlock with Apple Watch” feature—a clever solution to masks mucking up FaceID in the pandemic. Now as folks begin digging through the iOS 15 developer beta, it looks like Apple’s planning on expanding this feature to Siri. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Siri, Smartphones, Computing, Apple Watch, Operating Systems, watchOS, Homekit, Apple Inc, Smart Speakers, Siri Read, Ios 14, Mobile Operating Systems

Motorola's New 5G Phone Is Like a Budget Galaxy Note In All the Right Ways

Last year, Motorola released its first phone ever with an included stylus. The company says the G Stylus has become so popular that even after refreshing the lineup earlier this year, Moto is giving it some extra special attention with the new Moto G Stylus 5G. Read more...
Tags: Motorola, Science, Walmart, Smartphones, Best Buy, Mobile Phones, Moto G, Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy Note, Motorola Mobility, Moto, Motorola Moto, BH, 5g Phone, Moto Z3, Moto G Stylus

Uma Musume Holds First Place on Google Play’s Sales Ranking for 100 Days

Uma Musume‘s success is seemingly unflinching as it has been disclosed that the pretty pony girl gacha game has managed to hold strong at the number one spot of Google Play’s sales ranking for 100 consecutive days. A rather self-explanatory graph: Uma Musume began service on February 24th but didn’t acquire its number one spot […]
Tags: Google, Business, Games, Money, Smartphones, Anime, Uma Musume, Cygames, Gacha, Casuals

As a Green Bubble, I Appreciate Apple’s FaceTime Olive Branch

The minute I saw Apple’s mockup of a FaceTime call taking place on an Android browser at its WWDC keynote, I texted my best friend. “Apple announced FaceTime for Android users,” I wrote her. “You can make a Zoom-like meeting link, and then I can join you from my phone.” I typed out three consecutive sobbing emojis to…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Smartphones, Computing, Apple Id, Facetime, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Assistive Technology, Google Duo, Cross Platform Software, Videotelephony

Here's What's in the Senate's Massive Bill Funding the Tech War With China

Sweeping legislation that would start to unleash about $250 billion in federal funding encourage U.S. technological competition with China is set to easily clear the Senate as early as Tuesday, Reuters reports. Here’s what’s in it.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Senate, China, Joe Biden, Smartphones, Telecommunications, Winter Olympics, Donald Trump, Huawei, Reuters, National Science Foundation, Barron, Presidency Of Joe Biden, Endless Frontier Act, Chinaunited States Relations

Rockman XDiVE Wedding Dress Outfits Promising a Perfect Night

Rockman XDiVE, an action-platforming game for smartphones, has tried to convince players into submitting to the gacha to acquire new wedding dress outfits for its female characters, the cuteness alone sure to have newcomers giving the game a shot. A PV was also released for the new outfits, which showed them off along with gameplay: […]
Tags: Games, Smartphones, Wedding, Anime, Capcom, Rockman, Oppai, PV, Gacha, Casuals