Google wants you to watch YouTube, but not so much that it is harmful for you. The firm is adding new tools to help you track and manage your YouTube habits as part of its digital well-being focus.
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Apple is reportedly launching three new iPhones next month. These handsets will all be based on last year's iPhone X and will support FaceID and the new gesture-based iOS navigation system
Arm continues its incursion into the laptop market with the announcement of its new roadmap. The firm also promises that its upcoming chips will compete favourably with Intel's Core i5 processors.
Xiaomi's new POCO sub-brand is launching its first phone on the 22nd of August. The POCO F1 has been dubbed the master of speed and is rumoured to launch with a 20MP front camera and a Snapdragon 845.
BlackBerry will reportedly be making a cheaper version of its KEY2 handset this year - the KEY2 LE. The firm will cut a few corners here and there to hit a lower price point than its $650 flagship.
As the U.S. mid-terms approach, Facebook will now require Pages with large U.S. audiences to declare their primary home location as well as enable two-factor authentication for transparency purposes.
EveTech wanted its Eve V to compete with Microsoft's Surface Pro. Now it can barely ship enough devices to satisfy its consumers with nearly 40% of orders going unfulfilled over the past year.
LinkedIn's mobile app is picking up voice messaging support this week. Microsoft is making it easy for users to send and receive voice messages on iOS, Android, and the web in the latest update.
Snapchat's Snapcash is due to disappear later this year as the firm ends its partnership with Square, Hints of the change were uncovered in the code of the Android app and later confirmed by Snapchat.
Microsoft has redesigned its Windows 10 Store app in a new server-side update. This update brings it much closer in design to that of the web store and adds support remote app installs.
Amazon's Prime Day was its biggest deals day yet. The firm recorded over 100 million purchased products with products like the Fire TV stick leading. It was its best event yet for Amazon-made devices.
Netflix wants to make it easier for you to use its TV app. The firm is rolling out a simplified design today which makes it easier to navigate the app and browse for content that you want.
HMD Global has a new low-end smartphone for Nokia fans in China. The Nokia X5 brings a dual camera system and a full-screen design with the promise of monthly updates and Android P support for ¥999.
Uber is making it easier for drivers and riders to connect with a series of new features. These updates are part of an initiative to simplify the experience for both drivers and riders alike.
YoiTube's Incognito Mode is now live for Android users. WIth the new Incognito Mode, watched videos will no longer show up in your view history nor will they influence your recommendations.
Microsoft's Surface Go is here, and it is whelming. It brings all the hardware goodness one would expect from Surface, but Windows 10 offers fewer reasons to pick up a Surface tablet than 8.1.
With macOS Mojave, all major desktop operating systems now support mobile apps in some way or another. Mobile apps, long seen as toy apps, might just be the panacea desktop app development needs.
Tired of posting repetitive pictures on Tinder? The firm now wants you to post two-second looping videos. The feature is rolling out on iOS in parts of Western Europe, Asia and North America.
Microsoft will be bringing a dark theme to Outlook on the web "very soon". The firm already offers dark themes in its desktop Office apps as well as its native Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps.
Instagram is joining Facebook's trend of making lite apps for developing countries. With Instagram Lite, the firm will allow users with low storage devices to download and use the service comfortably.
Apple is reportedly working on bundling news, music and other digital services in one subscription. The firm also plans to use this digital subscription to push its original TV content to users.
Microsoft debuted a new look for its MSN news mobile apps, now the firm is rolling out the same redesigned look and branding for its Windows 10 app. This update is available for Fast Ring Insiders.
Google is redesigning its Account page on Android, iOS and the web to make it easier to manage information on your account as well as control the privacy features that shape your experience.
Instagram is now expanding its shopping feature from the main feed to its Stories page. Content creators and brands can now partner to link viewers directly to online marketplaces.
Google's Android Enterprise Recommended Program has expanded to 39 devices with the addition of various new phones from OEMs like Nokia, Sony and Huawei. The firm has also added its first tablets.
Google wants to make the Chrome extension installation process more transparent. Starting today and expanding over the summer, new extensions will have to be installed from the Chrome Web Store.
Details of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Odyssey have surfaced online. A leak via the PlayStation Store has revealed elements of the game, including choice-driven gameplay and a Spartan protagonist.
Google has enabled Public Wi-Fi in 400 train stations in India as part of its Google Station initiative. The firm plans to now expand the project to more places worldwide like Mexico and Indonesia.
Lenovo has revealed the much-hyped Z5, and it isn't quite an all screen novelty. While the device retains a high screen to body ratio, mid-range specs and the presence of a notch and chin disappoint.
Facebook is killing its Trending news box after operating or four years due to its questionable usefulness. The firm will focus on methods of promoting news and starting conversations.
HMD Global is finally bringing the Nokia Pro Camera system to the 2017 Nokia 8. The camera app update will be delivered as part of an OTA update and will fully roll out over the coming weeks.
Bezel-less smartphones are about to meet a true bezel-free affair as Lenovo plans to launch its hyped Lenovo Z5 ZUK series which promises to have an industry leading 95% screen-body ratio.
Acer's new Chromebooks pack metal bodies, USB Type-C, and big beautiful screens. The Chromebook 13 and Chromebook 15 families both received updates to their clamshell and hybrid form-factors.
Facebook is expanding its Marketplace feature to support home service professionals in the US. This marks a large change for a service that was originally used for trading used goods between users.
Samsung is launching a cheaper version of the Galaxy S8 in China. It'll feature the same design language, but come with slightly weaker specs. Buyers can pre-order the handset from $579 in June.
Samsung's Bixby platform is set for a major update later this year. The firm today shared more details about the upcoming update, including faster response times and improved noise reduction.
Google is launching its third take on a music streaming service next week. YouTube Music will bring the best of the platform's music offerings to a revamped mobile and desktop experience.
The April 2018 Update is the first big Windows 10 update for the OS in 2018. In this update, Microsoft's focus is on Timeline, its Edge browser, and the Fluent Design system, among other things.
Google has finally launched a redesign of its Gmail web app for users. This update adds a material design interface, smart reply, a new confidential mode and faster access to attachments.
Apple is planning to turn the Apple News service into a subscription service according to a report from Bloomberg. The firm will be using talent from the purchase of Texture to facilitate the process.