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Apple, Samsung settle US patent dispute

But it comes weeks after a U.S. jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $539m (£403m) in damages for copying features of the original iPhone. "We believe deeply in ...


Mobile Launches $10/Mo FamilyMode Service

Many mobile carriers - like Verizon and Project Fi - offer ways of monitoring kids' mobile activity. The company claims other hubs don't give parents cont...


Edge Will Aggressively Block Ads on Android and iPhone

If you've used Adblock Plus on your desktop machine, then you'll know what to expect here, with the feature keeping sites clear of potentially annoying advert...


US Online Shopping Is About To Get More Expensive

In a case called South Dakota v. Wayfair (.pdf), the US Supreme Court today overruled a 1992 decision , Quill v. Heitkamp , that prevented states from req...


Instagram's redesigned Explore tab is the newest social media time-sucker

First up, is the Video Chat feature in Instagram Direct . The new custom AR filters can be used within Stories, pouring further fuel on the fact that Apple s...


Sales tax ruling may not be the bonanza some envision

The high court's ruling was cheered by brick-and-mortar retailers that have complained that online sellers had a tax advantage. We disagree. If certain retailer...


Google rolls out offline reading feature for Chrome on Android

This new feature is available for users who update the latest version of Chrome on Android in the Google Play Store . The downloaded articles will be saved...


$159 Nokia 3.1 available to purchase in the United States on July 2

Nokia continues its push into the U.S. with the Nokia 3 .1, an ultra-affordable phone that arrives on July 2. It's Oreo-based at launch, but HMD says that it'...


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Packs 715 HP

Aerodynamics play an instrumental role in how the DBS Superleggera looks. The first Aston Martin Superleggera model, a DB4 introduced in 1961, had an ultr...


You can now play Mario Kart with Nintendo Labo's cardboard motorbike

It will allow you to choose the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Motorbike to play the game. If you want the coolest special-edition Nintendo Switch system yet, yo...


Supreme Court ruling allows IL to collect taxes from online retailers

How will this affect your wallet? Big online retailers have, in many cases, managed to avoid paying sales tax when selling goods to consumers because previo...


Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 details emerge - CPU

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is reportedly under construction, and the company is even looking for employees to test the chip. The WinFuture article also ...


Bentley releases special Pikes Peak edition Bentayga

Only minimal changes were made to a standard production Bentayga in order to comply with the rules. From there I knew how hard I could push and how fast I could...


What to know about Apple’s iOS 12 beta

With the arrival of the first iOS 12 public beta , you can experience features such as Siri Shortcuts , Group FaceTime, and an enhanced Do Not Disturb as we...


Bypassing iPhone passcode limit just requires a keyboard

This definitely will not be great news for Apple , which is now trying to fight off the ability for a $15,000 unlocking tool to gain access to the company's ...


Razer and Microsoft could be working on Xbox keyboard, mouse

The latter keyboard would also come with support for Razer Chroma RGB lighting in Xbox One games, with similar functionality to what we've already seen in P...


Story English Bulldog drools way to World's Ugliest Dog crown

Zsa Zsa, resplendent with pink-painted claws and matching collar, beat off 14 other unsightly hounds to become the victor of the 30th World's Ugliest Dog champi...


Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Mi Pad 4: everything you need to know

The top of the line representative of the budget Redmi line is getting a 6th generation. and a notch to go with it. The news comes as a notification from Xiao...


New AirPods, Apple noise-cancelling headphones pegged for 2019

The report mentions that Apple is working on a follow-up to its HomePod speaker as well, but it does not mention any details about the device beyond the fact ...


GM is bringing back the Chevy Blazer, an SUV classic

All will get the same wider stance and high beltline, along with a kicked-up C-pillar design. If you're still hoping for a two-door spin-off of the Silverado, w...


Bethesda lawsuit calls ‘Westworld’ game a Fallout Shelter rip-off

But the lawsuits underscore that there are a lot of derivative games that are inspired by other games, and that's why we have full genres of similar games. It...


Chamber, Governor Applaud Supremes' Online Sales Tax Ruling

Supreme Court reversed course Thursday, saying states can charge sales tax for online purchases. The previous decision was Quill Corp. v. Kennedy wrote tha...


Shopping online? Now you will have to pay taxes

The court overturned a 1992 decision that had laid out stricter rules for collecting retail sales tax from out-of-state merchants. It's been a long-running is...


Apple offers free repairs on faulty MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards

And considering their fragile design, the trouble is concerning as cleaning these keyboard switches requires precision. The program covers MacBooks and MacBo...


Epic wants the Fortnite endgame to be more than "just build lol"

A " Fortnite nerfing building " scare has swept the game's community, with a new Epic Games development blog post threatening big changes to the way that ...


Apple AirPower wireless charging mat will reportedly launch in September

Indeed, Apple's use of multiple charging sensors to create a scenario in which users place multiple devices on the AirPower at once-something other chargers...


New Galaxy Note 9 leak shows the phone’s refreshed design

According to recent leaks , South-Korean smartphone manufacturer is hoping to outplay its rival Apple's iPhone X2 that could be released in Septemeber 2018 b...


Google releases Measure app for all ARCore devices

Tape measure in your pocket at any time and anywhere? Google Measure , the virtual tape measure app, now works on any phone running Android 7.0 Nougat ...


EU MEPs vote to approve maligned copyright law changes

Similar laws introduced by Spain and Germany in the past resulted in Google News quitting Spain while Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer had to sc...


Microsoft admits VR won't be coming to the Xbox after all

It would achieve that, the company hinted, by supporting virtual reality headsets on the Xbox. Xbox leaders even suggested as much when describing the potentia...


IN officials react to Supreme Court's online sales tax decision

The administration has previously estimated the state is losing out on some $450 million in sales tax money annually. "These very brick-and-mortar retailers...


Google Maps Discontinues Uber Integration for Android

Uber has previously been criticized for location-tracking of passengers even after the ride was over and customers closed the app on their phones. However, th...


Inside And Limbo Head To The Nintendo Switch On June 28, 2018

Just a couple of months ago, one prominent hacker praised Nintendo's efforts in regards to security for the console, but stated that it's "completely comprom...


Will the child-separation fiasco take down Stephen Miller?

Mike Coffman on Thursday made it clear that Republicans are bracing for major blowback on the Trump administration's immigration policy in November. KUSA- De...


911, What\'s Your Emergency? For Dispatchers, it\'s Locating Callers

RapidSOS CEO Michael Martin said, "We are excited to work with Apple to provide first responders a new path for accurate, device-based caller location using tr...


Racy new look as Audi rings in changes for the A1

It is 56mm longer than the outgoing vehicle, and Audi is promising increased interior space as well as boot capacity up by 65 litres to 335 litres. New trim l...


Apple releases iOS 12 Beta 2 with important tweaks and changes

The new Apple Watch identifiers found in iOS 12 beta 2 include Watch4,1, Watch4,2, Watch4,3 and Watch4,4 -w hich most notably are similar to the same group ...


AT&T, Verizon to limit sales of phone location data to third parties

Senator Wyden wrote a letter to each of the four major USA carriers, asking them questions related to their practice of selling customers' location data. On it...


The Steam Summer Sale has started

It's easy to overspend during the Steam sales , so be sure to check out our Steam Summer Sale guide to make sure you're getting the best deals possible. You ...


10 minute Instagram videos are here

The company also announced a new app called IGTV , designed for longer videos and populated with famous Instagram content creators. But will it be good eno...


Fortnite update 4.4 is now available on Switch

Now, the publisher and developer has made a decision to bring a new item into the title, by teasing the forthcoming inclusion of what are being called Stink Bo...


Microsoft Acquires Flipgrid Education-Centric Social Video Platform

Flipgrid has been around since 2015 and it aims to empower users and allow students to share their own voice and experience with other students around the glob...


PUBG's new Event Pass sounds a lot like Fortnite's Battle Pass

To celebrate the occasion, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is on sale for $19.99 on Steam , where it is regularly priced at $29.99. In celebration of the gam...


Cyberpunk 2077 Won’t Have Loading Screens

While Cyberpunk 2077 only had a cinematic trailer, we have no doubt that the production made by CD Projekt Red can be nothing short of exemplary if we look ...


Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras

Or at least, the closest that it can get to realizing this dream in the current scenario. Oppo calls this technology - O-Face. Oppo has confirmed that it will...


Facebook Messenger is trialing autoplaying video ads

Facebook confirmed that it will start testing autoplaying ads with a "small group of users", but that it will continue to roll them out as time progresses. Inst...


Google Home, Chromecast Leak Location Information

The bug in these devices essentially allows any website to see nearby wireless connections and cross-reference with Google's database to determine the preci...


Ex-Sony Online boss reveals why Sony is blocking cross-platform play

It will be limited to PlayStation 4 titles for now, at least at first, but it will allow players to download titles they'd like to play later instead of having ...


Oppo Find X leaked teaser image reveals 93.8% screen-to-body ratio

Finally, the same tipster also leaked specifications of the Find X , and it all seems to corroborate with previous leaks , except for support for Android 9....


Two killed & 4 injured in mass shooting in Malmo, Sweden

Reports are emerging this evening that four people have been wounded in a shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo. Witnesses told local media that they hear...