Samsung and LG are reportedly working on 14-inch external monitors for smartphones. They are expected to sport Full HD resolutions, be lightweight in design and come with internal batteries for power.
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A new update to the Strava iOS app brings the ability for Apple Watch users to automatically sync activities with the app. This will enable Apple users to compete with friends on other platforms.
A teardown of the latest Google Messages beta app hints at the ongoing development of features like message reactions and drawing on images for RCS texts. The code also reveals an updated homepage.
Google is updating its Gmail app for iOS with support for the native Files app. The file picker now lets users navigate and select files through a familiar UI. The feature is currently rolling out.
As is with every year, Samsung has announced accessories for its newly launched flagship devices, the S20 line. They include two new 25W power banks, one with wireless charging, and a 45W car charger.
Amazon has now begun selling Google Fi SIM cards for $9.99, which is higher than Google's free shipments. However, the purchase also comes with a $10 credit for the customers' first bill.
A newly discovered version of the Emotet Trojan has been observed to be spreading through Wi-Fi networks by using brute-force. The spread can be prevented by using strong, complex Wi-Fi passwords.
As is the case with every second Tuesday of the month, it is time for Patch Tuesday updates where all supported Windows versions are patched. This means that all but version 1511 will receive updates.
Apple is releasing the first public betas for iOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4, and tvOS 13.4. The update brings new emojis, a new toolbar for the Mail app and the much-requested iCloud Folder Sharing feature.
A Windows 7 bug that prevents users from shutting down their PC now has a workaround through the Group Policy Editor. However, it only applies to non-Home users. There are no official comments yet.
A server-side issue that rendered the search bar on Windows 10 useless has reportedly been fixed for "most users". The problem resulted in users losing the ability to even search for local files.
Facebook's Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked yesterday by the hacker group 'OurMine'. The tweets were posted from third-party service, Khoros. The accounts were secured within 30 minutes.
Google recently updated the voice typing feature on Gboard that enabled automatic punctuations. However, users have begun reporting that the feature is faulty and places punctuation marks randomly.
Google Duo is reportedly testing a picture-in-picture feature for the web version of the video conferencing app. The feature is said to launch on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in a few months.
Microblogging site Twitter was down for a while earlier today. Users began reporting issues with the service, which also affected APIs as well. The firm identified and fixed the issue swiftly.
Google has announced that it will begin blocking insecure, non-HTTPS downloads on HTTPS sites. Executables will begin being blocked in Chrome 82, with more mixed content types being added gradually.
Leaked 3DMark benchmarks show AMD's Ryzen 4800H beat Intel's Core i7-10750H chip. However, when combined with a Radeon RX 5600M, Intel with the Nvidia RTX 2060 Max-Q slightly outperform AMD's duo.
Motorola is reportedly working on two 5G enabled phones with curved displays and 90Hz refresh rate screens. The phones are expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 865 and yet-to-be-announced 735G.
Netflix today announced that it is beginning to stream select AV1 content on its Android app. The royalty-free codec brings a 20% improvement to compression efficiency, reducing streaming data usage.
Apple released developer betas for iOS 13.4 today. Some internal files in the release point to a 'CarKey' API, a feature that enables iPhone and Apple Watch users to use their devices as digital keys.
The Outlook app for iPadOS has been updated with improved multitasking features, such as Split View and Slide Over support. It also brings support for dragging and dropping content into the app.
Microsoft is open-sourcing the solution that it used for brining dark mode to the Outlook app on iOS. The solution is called DarkModeKit and is available on Github, applicable for iOS 11 and above.
Microsoft's Your Phone app for the PC is being updated for 50% of users in the Windows Insider Program. The app's navigation bar now displays your phone's background image with a bit of acrylic blur.
Samsung has applied for a trademark for a "Super ISO" term. The application suggests that a feature named such might make it to the S20 flagships that focus on improving low-light photography.
Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 10-based One UI 2 update to Galaxy S9 devices to more regions. The update comes in at 1.7GB and brings with it the Link to Windows feature, among others.
Samsung announced its quarterly earnings today, posting KRW 59.88 trillion in revenue, a slight decline QoQ. The report also added that the firm aims to release more foldable phone designs in 2020.
Google's changes to "made for kids" content has resulted in many inconveniences in playing kids' tracks on YouTube Music. Users are unable to like or dislike Disney tracks or add them to playlists.
Samsung's upcoming foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, might employ small rubber bumpers on the bottom bezel to protect the display. These likely soften forces on the display when the device is shut.
Microsoft has posted a reminder for IE10 users on Windows Server 2012 and Embedded 8 Standard OSes. It suggests that users begin migrating to IE11 through the Update Catalog, Windows Update or WSUS.
A recent patent published by the USPTO provides a look at the possible designs that Apple is envisioning for its future iMac computers. It includes ideas such as dockable MacBooks and modular frames.
Google has announced the 'Google for Games Developer Summit' for GDC 2020. The opening keynote is slated to take place on March 16, where the firm expected to outline its plans the Stadia platform.
Microsoft is introducing the ability for employees to search for acronyms in Microsoft Search. The feature lets admins pre-define acronyms that are specific to an organization for improved results.
Microsoft's recent feature that enables users to move multiple tabs to a new window might be soon making it to Chrome. The firm has committed code to Chromium Gerrit that builds on Google's feature.
A new rumor suggests that Apple's iOS 14 will be supported on all devices running iOS 13, including the four-year-old iPhone SE. iPad OS 14, however, may drop support for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4.
Lenovo has listed a bunch of ThinkPad laptops that house faulty Type-C ports. These ports might encounter issues in six months to one year of usage. The fixes include software and firmware updates.
Official renders of the Galaxy S20 flagship line leaked today providing a look at the colors that the devices might be offered in. Prices range from €899 for the S20 to €1549 for the S20 Ultra.
Google's enterprise equivalent to Backup & Sync, the Google Drive File Stream service was down earlier today. The firm acknowledged the issue and was quick to restore the service for affected users.
Google today announced a few new features rolling out for Collections in Search. They include intelligent collections suggestions based on searches and the ability to collaborate with more users.
Google is testing a new interface for the Share UI that adds the ability to generate and share QR codes. There also seems to be a new screenshot tool. The features are hidden in Chrome Canary for now.
Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S20's brief hands-on video shown off today provides a clear look at the design. The sources could also confirm various other rumors such as the 120Hz display.