Communication
Verizon confirms the next Galaxy Note will have 5G  THE VERGE · 26 minutes
If you follow phones, this won’t be surprising to hear — the next Galaxy Note, presumably called the... more
NSA reportedly recommends retiring phone surveillance program - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
Program that analyzed Americans' calls and texts has become too burdensome, sources tell The Wall Street Journal. more
LG to halt phone manufacturing in South Korea for 2019 - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
LG is reportedly moving production to one of its existing factories in Vietnam. more
Take a look at Spigen’s Galaxy Fold prototype cases  THE VERGE · 4 hours
Although major design flaws with the Galaxy Fold have forced Samsung to delay its launch indefinitely, smartphone accessories... more
The neurobiology of noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
When you eat something super tasty, ever wonder why you really don't want to stop even though you know you've... more
How to use your Apple TV with your Xbox One  Windows Central · 6 hours
Along with its new original content offerings, Apple is redesigning its TV application and opening it up to a whole bunch of new, non-Apple devices. The Xbox One... more
Apple Gets Top Marks on 'Tech Support Showdown' List  MacRumors · 7 hours
Apple continues to dominate when it comes to customer support, according to Laptop Mag's annual tech support showdown,... more
Big money goes around the world  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Music is big business. It has been since the advent of the sheet music industry in the 19th Century and the ensuing piracy scandals, right through the invention of radio, recorded music, and the usurping of... more
Audible now offers live customer service through Alexa devices  TechCrunch · 12 hours
Alexa devices just got a new use case: live customer service help. This morning, Amazon’s e-book company Audible announced the first live customer service experience on Alexa devices, activated through... more
Sesame Street Muppets want you to put away your phones during dinner - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
Sesame Street and Common Sense team up to teach kids that meals are for talking to each other instead of... more
New mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A specially designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer's - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. more
'Nanofiber yarn' makes for stretchy, protective artificial tissue  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
The human body is held together by an intricate cable system of tendons and muscles, engineered by nature to be tough and highly stretchable. An injury to any of these tissues, particularly... more
2019 NBA Playoffs 2019: How to watch online without cable - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
Playoff basketball is here. Here's how you can stream all the games without cable. more
iFixit’s Galaxy Fold teardown reveals its biggest design flaw  THE VERGE · 16 hours
Though it’s not technically the first time we’ve seen the innards of the now-delayed Samsung Galaxy Fold, iFixit’s... more
Redmi Y2 to Get Android 9 Pie Update, Xiaomi Clarifies  Gadgets 360 · 17 hours
Redmi Y2 will be getting the Android 9 Pie update, Xiaomi has stated. The phone currently runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. more
Apple Pay launches in Austria with two supporting banks, more coming soon  9to5Mac · 17 hours
As rumored, Apple Pay has indeed launched today in Austria. The supporting banks are Erste Sparkasse and N26, across Maestro, Mastercard and Visa debit... more
Nokia 9 Users Report In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Issue, HMD Global Investigating  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
Nokia 9 users are complaining that their in-screen fingerprint sensor is accepting any unregistered fingerprint to unlock the phone. more
Newly identified skin-gut communication helps illuminate link between food allergy and eczema  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells--immune cells involved in allergic reactions--in the... more
Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. more
Galaxy Fold loss could help other foldable phones - CNET  CNET · 19 hours
Commentary: Foldable phones just took another hit -- it's likely rivals are taking notes. more
Perfectly-absorbing photoconductive metasurface significantly improves THz detection  nanowerk · 19 hours
Terahertz (THz) frequencies, which occupy a middle ground between microwaves and infrared light, are seen as the future of wireless communications because they offer a higher bandwidth capacity for data transmission than currently used... more
Another Galaxy Fold screen bites the dust -- literally - CNET  CNET · 22 hours
A reviewer's phone has a problem with dust getting under the foldable screen, creating issues. more
Foxconn wants to alter the Wisconsin deal  THE VERGE · 1 day
Even as Foxconn continues to promise Wisconsin that it will, in fact, bring jobs and an LCD plant to the state in... more
Huawei will help build Britain’s 5G network, despite security concerns  THE VERGE · 1 day
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has signed off on letting Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei help build... more
New Sesame Street-themed PSA encourages kids to reduce mobile device use  TechCrunch · 1 day
Device addiction plagues us all — even Apple CEO Tim Cook. But children with phones and tablets are even more susceptible to the lures of apps... more
Kerf’s sustainable wooden wireless chargers are cheaper for Verge readers  THE VERGE · 1 day
Compared to most companies, Kerf takes a more sustainable approach to making phone accessories: it fashions... more
How to use Google Voice  THE VERGE · 1 day
Google Voice is one of those services of which people tend to say, “Is that still around? Does anyone still use it?” But don’t be fooled... more
Best Replacement HDMI Cable for Xbox One S and X in 2019  Windows Central · 1 day
At Windows Central, we test hundreds of products and accessories year-round, with a particular focus on Windows, Surface, Xbox, and gaming. We know about... more
Scratching the skin primes the gut for allergic reactions to food, mouse study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells -- immune... more
Samsung delays launch of folding phone after screen failures  CBC · 1 day
The company had been planning to release the Galaxy Fold on Friday, but instead it will now run... more
Study: Why unique finches keep their heads of many colors  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
There appears to be an underlying selection mechanism at work among Gouldian Finches—a mechanism that allows this species to produce and maintain individuals with red heads, black heads,... more
7 unexpectedly cool things with built-in wireless charging pads - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Qi whiz! You'll never believe where these phone-charging pads are showing up. more
Future millimeter wave networks set to deliver the best features of high and low frequencies  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Future high-speed communication networks based on millimeter-wave (30-300GHz) technology will be more robust and efficient in delivering extremely... more
Verizon's profits surge as 5G shift tiptoes forward - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Verizon is still adding wireless subscribers, but traditional phone customers are declining. more
Samsung Galaxy Fold Delay a Crucial Test for the Company, Analysts Warn  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Samsung is "facing its biggest test ever", analysts said Tuesday after it delayed the release of its $2,000 foldable phone over screen problems. more
Mom wants you to put your phone down more than flowers, report says - CNET  CNET · 2 days
OpenTable is offering rewards to those who don't look at their phones while dining out on Mother's Day. more
Verizon's profits surge as it waits for 5G - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Verizon is still adding wireless subscribers, but traditional phone customers are declining, as the company prepares for what's next in wireless. more
OnePlus 7 Pro launch event set for May 14th  THE VERGE · 2 days
OnePlus is preparing to launch the OnePlus 7 series of phones on May 14th in what it says... more
Study opens a new route to achieving invisibility without using metamaterials  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A pair of researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) describes a way of making a submicron-sized cylinder disappear without using any specialized coating. Their... more
Samsung facing crucial test over Galaxy Fold delay, analysts warn  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics is "facing its biggest test ever", analysts said Tuesday after it delayed the release of its $2,000 foldable phone over screen problems. more
OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7 Confirmed by CEO; Specifications of Both Flagships Leaked  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has hinted that their upcoming phone will feature a 90Hz display and 5G support, while key specifications of... more
Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel more
Is Office 2019 or Office 365 right for you?  Windows Central · 2 days
I've been using Microsoft Office for a long time, and while I've tried other apps, I always come back because of the features and usability. After spending thousands of hours... more
OnePlus 7 has a 'faster' screen. Will you care? video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From The 3:59 show: Hopefully, the higher refresh rate isn't the only marquee feature on the next OnePlus phone. more
Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. more
Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Samsung is pushing off the public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking more
How to watch Rangers baseball in 2019 without cable - CNET  CNET · 2 days
From streaming Fox Sports Southwest in Dallas-Fort Worth to watching MLB.TV out-of-market, Rangers fans have a Texas-sized range of options for following their club. more
Samsung reportedly delays Galaxy Fold release - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has postponed the foldable phone's April 26 debut. more
Galaxy Fold release reportedly delayed - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Wall Street Journal reports that the company has postponed the phone's April 26 debut in the wake of poor previews. more
Google has made it possible for any third-party accessory to have an ‘assistant’ key
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Huawei P30 Pro's bonkers periscope camera shown in YouTube teardown video - CNET
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Huawei P30 Pro Survives Bend Test, Fingerprint Sensor Seen to Work Even After Scratches
Gadgets 360
Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
9to5Google
The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk
THE VERGE
One of the Game Boy’s weirdest games was a Pokémon clone with infrared trading
THE VERGE
Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
9to5Google
Why Galaxy Fold screens are having a meltdown and what you should do if you bought one - CNET
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Review: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock – yet another option for adding I/O to your Mac [Video]
9to5Mac
Kinetic sculptures and sound circuits: building solar-powered art at Pioneer Works
THE VERGE
Attention skills in a nonhuman cooperative breeding species
PHYS.ORG
Pixel 3 users on AT&T are experiencing issues connecting to LTE
9to5Google
Apple’s ‘90s precursor to the iPhone shown functioning in new video
THE VERGE
Netflix is getting into radio with a full-time comedy channel airing on SiriusXM
THE VERGE
Watch SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy rocket fly its first commercial mission
THE VERGE
T-Mobile relaunches Layer3 TV service as TVision Home
THE VERGE
New model accurately predicts harmful space weather
PHYS.ORG
The Event Horizon Telescope Is Trying to Take the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole
SPACE.COM
'Enhancing' forensic audio can mislead juries in criminal trials
PHYS.ORG
Android Q adding support for ‘deep presses’ similar to iOS’s 3D Touch
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