Finding Home is a game that compells you to experience the life of a refugee through your smartphone
Smartphones and the internet are two important pillars that make survival possible for most millennials and adults in metropolitan cities. Most of us dread and would fanatically hope that the internet connection does not go down or that our smartphones don’t malfunction. In either of the two scenarios mentioned, our world is officially in crisis and we do our best to get the internet back up by any means necessary. While most of us will be busy trying to fix these issues, some of us m...
Microsoft Q3 FY 2017 earnings: Cloud saves the day, but Windows smartphones to get the boot
Riding on its Cloud services, Microsoft has announced that its commercial Cloud annualised revenue run rate exceeded $15.2 billion in the third quarter of 2017. Revenue in ‘Intelligent Cloud’ was $6.8 billion and increased 11 per cent. Server products and Cloud services revenue increased 15 per cent driven by Azure revenue growth of 93 per cent. Enterprise Services revenue decreased one per cent with declines in custom support agreements offset by growth in premier support services a...
Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes appeared first on Digital Trends....
Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers
 Yik Yak cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people to connect with other users within a certain radius, and was widely marketed in and used on college campuses. According to an SEC filing issued on April 16th, Square, has agreed to… Read More ...
T-Mobile tipped to launch its own ‘value based’ phone with high-end features
T-Mobile is planning to one-up its competitors by launching its own-branded phone, according to sources, a model that will be inexpensive compared to the high-end features it will offer. In addition to launching its own phone, T-Mobile reportedly also plans to change the way the devices are paid for, though details on that are still slight at this time. Assuming … Continue reading...
Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news
The iPhone 7S and 7S Plus may not be the only iPhones arriving from Apple in 2017. The iPhone X (or iPhone 8) is rumored to be a celebratory model for the iPhone's 10th anniversary. Here's everything we know about it. The post Apple iPhone X (2017) rumors and news appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google Classroom opens its doors to one and all
Google Classroom used to be pretty restricted in terms of who could use it, but recent changes — the latest announced on Thursday — have opened the management system up to anyone who wants to teach or learn. The post Google Classroom opens its doors to one and all appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple is said to be ‘finalizing’ the design of its Amazon Echo killer
Apple never gives much away, but in recent years leaks have grown more frequent. So make what you will of the news that the tech giant is apparently close to launching a device to rival Amazon's Echo/Alexa speaker. The post Apple is said to be ‘finalizing’ the design of its Amazon Echo killer appeared first on Digital Trends....
Meet Nintendo’s new $150 2DS XL console, launching July 28
 Nintendo has a new handheld video game system it released pretty much out of the blue on Thursday. The 2DS XL is basically a 3DS XL without the 3D, with a smaller physical footprint for more portability, but with the same size large, dual displays you’ll find on the 3DS XL. The new console hits store shelves July 28, so we’ll still have to wait a while to get our hands on one, but… Read More ...
Meet Nintendo’s new $150 2DS XL console, launching July 28
 Nintendo has a new handheld video game system it released pretty much out of the blue on Thursday. The 2DS XL is basically a 3DS XL without the 3D, with a smaller physical footprint for more portability, but with the same size large, dual displays you’ll find on the 3DS XL. The new console hits store shelves July 28, so we’ll still have to wait a while to get our hands on one, but… Read More ...
Protect your tablet with Logitech's new Universal Folio case and keyboard
The new Logitech Universal Folio is a case and keyboard dock combination that promises to work perfectly well with any nine or 10-inch tablet, no matter who makes it or which major operating system it is running. The post Protect your tablet with Logitech's new Universal Folio case and keyboard appeared first on Digital Trends....
Logitech’s Universal Folio keyboard case works with any platform
The new Logitech Universal Folio is a case and keyboard dock combination that promises to work perfectly well with any nine or 10-inch tablet, no matter who makes it or which major operating system it is running. The post Logitech’s Universal Folio keyboard case works with any platform appeared first on Digital Trends....
Ringly has a new spring collection of bracelets and rings to keep you connected
You're here to make a statement and your jewelry should do the same. And if your jewelry comes from Ringly, it will likely do just that. The smart jewelry maker launched a new suite of rings and bracelets for the spring. The post Ringly has a new spring collection of bracelets and rings to keep you connected appeared first on Digital Trends....
We crack open the Samsung Galaxy S8 with the help of iCracked CEO A.J. Forsythe
So you've got your hands on a shiny, Galaxy S8 from Samsung. But what happens when your new device takes a tumble? How easy is it to repair? We take a look with iCracked's CEO in this teardown of the Galaxy S8. The post We crack open the Samsung Galaxy S8 with the help of iCracked CEO A.J. Forsythe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Why Alphabet keeps betting on Other Bets
Alphabet’s Q1 2017 earnings report showed that their “Other Bets” category was doing better than this same time last year in revenue. The same chart also showed that Other Bets was doing worse than this time last year – in operating loss. It might seem on the surface like a losing strategy to push more money into parts of the … Continue reading...
Acer goes crazy with Triton 700, Helios 300 gaming laptops, and a 4K HDR gaming monitor
Despite the back-to-school theme, Acer isn't forgetting the PC gaming crowd in its lineup of devices arriving late this summer. The new batch includes one Nitro 5 laptop, two Predator-branded laptops, and a Predator desktop with HDR support. The post Acer goes crazy with Triton 700, Helios 300 gaming laptops, and a 4K HDR gaming monitor appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple P2P payment service to take fight to Venmo and Square
Apple is always rumored to be thinking about dipping its toe into different industries, but this newest one might make some degree of sense given the services Apple already offers. As an extension of Apple Pay, Apple is reportedly looking to break into the peer-to-peer payment systems. This would put Apple in a position to compete with existing services like … Continue reading...
Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound
Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound appeared first on Digital Trends....
4G explained: A guide to LTE, WiMax, HSPA+, and more
We've updated our guide to 4G with more information on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Read on to learn what 4G is and the three technologies U.S. wireless carriers are using to take mobile data speeds to the next level: WiMax, LTE, and HSPA+. Our full FAQ. The post 4G explained: A guide to LTE, WiMax, HSPA+, and more appeared first on Digital Trends....
How this Pokemon GO update makes Unown medal easier to catch and complete
News in the latest Pokemon GO update includes a change in the way the most mysterious Unown is shown in the game. The first step in making this update appear is to capture an Unown – for that, there is no simple solution outside of cheating. For those that are the sort of people who’ve given up on all other … Continue reading...