Operating Systems
Fitbit OS 3.0 brings more third-party app support, including Couch to 5K  THE VERGE · 1 hour
Fitbit is updating its Ionic and Versa watches today with the latest version of Fitbit OS, which adds support for a handful of new... more
Shazam App is Now Ad-Free Following Apple Acquisition  MacRumors · 2 hours
Two and a half months after Apple announced the completion of its Shazam acquisition, the music recognition iOS app is... more
Should you buy a webcam with Windows Hello facial recognition?  Windows Central · 3 hours
Best answer: If you want to increase login speeds and convenience on your Windows 10 desktop or PC that doesn't have Windows Hello built in, then you should... more
Poco F1 Receiving Android Pie-Based MIUI 10 Update, Xiaomi Confirms  Gadgets 360 · 6 hours
Xiaomi has provided a Recovery ROM that is 1.7GB in size and a Fastboot ROM in 2.5GB size to let Poco F1 users download Android Pie. more
Cydia closes purchases for its iOS jailbreak store  THE VERGE · 19 hours
In the earliest days of the iPhone, Cydia arose as a rival distribution channel to Apple’s App Store, built specifically... more
Yes, you can use AirPods with your Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 1 day
Best answer: Even if you're away from an iPhone or iPad, the AirPods will behave like regular Bluetooth headphones, which means you can use them with your Windows... more
Steam Dropping Support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Earlier  MacRumors · 2 days
Steam recently announced that it will stop supporting macOS versions 10.7 ("Lion"), 10.8 ("Mountain Lion"), 10.9... more
Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store  TechCrunch · 2 days
Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store... more
Purchases in the Cydia Store, available for jailbroken devices, no longer supported  9to5Mac · 2 days
After many years of being available to users as a way to fully customize the operating system, the backbone that handles purchases on Cydia... more
This Duracell Xbox One controller is crazy – but we secretly want it  Windows Central · 2 days
Who knew batteries made for such a strangely sleek Xbox One controller? We love our limited-edition Xbox One controllers at Windows Central... more
First-person adventure ‘The Sojourn’ wants you to question reality  Windows Central · 3 days
This looks rather unique. At Windows Central, we strive to inform you about games that really catch our eye. Every title can't be a "AAA" experience, and there are some... more
These are the very best Xbox-exclusive games  Windows Central · 3 days
Sony's PlayStation 4 tends to have the lion's share of critically-acclaimed console-exclusive titles today, but Microsoft is stepping up efforts to close the gap. Many of these titles are also available on Windows PC,... more
How does the older Lenovo Yoga 920 stack up against the Yoga C930?  Windows Central · 3 days
We test and review a ton of laptops here at Windows Central, including those from Lenovo. If you've been wondering where to... more
iPad Pro (2018) review: A powerful, beautiful tablet that needs a software overhaul - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Big, gorgeous, screaming-fast tablet? Absolutely. Laptop replacement? Not until iOS changes and compatible accessories arrive. more
9 best apps for building presentations in iOS - CNET  CNET · 3 days
You can create presentations from an iPhone or iPad, with nearly all the bells and whistles to make them more visual and less boring. more
Microsoft acknowledges Surface Pro 4 firmware issue, offers replacements  Windows Central · 3 days
Do you have a broken Surface Pro 4 display thanks to faulty firmware updates? Microsoft has acknowledged the problem. As spotted by Windows United, Microsoft has acknowledged a firmware issue... more
All the holiday movies and music Team Windows Central is into right now  Windows Central · 3 days
The writers and editors of Windows Central are getting into the holiday spirit this week. Here's a look at the holiday-themed movies... more
Metro Exodus Release Date Announced  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Post-apocalyptic shooter Metro Exodus for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC has a new release date. more
Best Xbox One Console Exclusives in 2018  Windows Central · 3 days
Sony's PlayStation 4 tends to have the lion's share of critically-acclaimed console-exclusive titles today, but Microsoft is stepping up efforts to close the gap. That being said, there is still a wealth of great... more
How to Disable Transparency Effects in macOS Mojave  MacRumors · 3 days
In macOS, transparency – or more properly, translucency – is a visual effect many apps use to create a sense... more
iOS filmmaking app Nizo lets you edit video as you shoot  9to5Mac · 4 days
Traditionally, the video creation process follows a somewhat linear set of steps: pre-production, production,... more
Apple now supports app analytics for developers on the Mac App Store  9to5Mac · 4 days
With the introduction of the revamped Mac App Store on macOS Mojave, Apple had to remove some features along the way. Today, the company... more
macOS App Analytics Now Available in App Store Connect  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today announced that developers can now view analytics for their macOS apps in App Store Connect:Your app... more
You can play Oculus Rift games on Windows Mixed Reality thanks to Revive  Windows Central · 4 days
SteamVR integration with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is a big step in the right direction for the emerging VR platform, but it... more
How the internet reacted to Microsoft's plan to adopt Chromium  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft announced last week that it is planning to build Edge again using Chromium. The internet had a pretty split reaction to this news. Last week, Microsoft announced... more
How the internet reacted to Microsoft wanting to adopt Chromium  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft announced last week that it is planning to build Edge again using Chromium. The internet had a pretty split reaction to this news. Last week, Microsoft announced... more
Google’s parental control software Family Link now supports Chromebooks  TechCrunch · 4 days
Since its public debut in fall 2017, Google’s parental control software dubbed Family Link, has been steadily expanding, both in terms of its capabilities and its reach. Today, it’s making... more
Google updates Family Link for Chromebooks w/ time limits, Android app restrictions  9to5Google · 4 days
Before Digital Wellbeing this year, Google was already investing in time management tools for devices used by kids. After adding Chromebook support in September,... more
LG pulls the wraps off its CES 2019 gram laptops  Windows Central · 4 days
LG isn't waiting for CES to begin before it pulls the curtain back on its latest Windows 10 laptops. Tech fans will soon be gushing over the first... more
Google Assistant gaining Australian and British voices on Android, Home, Smart Displays  9to5Google · 4 days
At I/O 2018, Google introduced six new voices for Assistant based on DeepMind’s WaveNet. This allowed users to customize voice interaction on Android phones,... more
Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1, Toughbook FZ-L1 Rugged Android Devices Launched in India  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Panasonic has launched two Toughbook handheld devices, namely the FZ-T1 and the FZ-L1 in India at a starting price of Rs. 60,000 more
Prisma’s new AI-powered app, Lensa, helps the selfie camera lie  TechCrunch · 4 days
Prisma Labs, the startup behind the style transfer craze of a couple of years ago, has a new AI-powered iOS app for retouching selfies. An Android version of... more
Turn off updates for Office apps  Windows Central · 4 days
Are Office updates causing problems, or you're not ready for the new version? Use this guide to disable automatic updates for Office 365 and Office 2016 or 2019. If you're using an Office 365 subscription to... more
Opera brings a flurry of crypto features to its Android mobile browser  TechCrunch · 4 days
Crypto markets may be down down down, but that isn’t stopping Opera’s crypto features — first released in beta in July — from rolling out... more
Glose raises $3.4 million for its collaborative reading app  TechCrunch · 4 days
French startup Glose just raised a $3.4 million funding round (€3 million) for its reading app on iPhone, iPad and Android. The company wants to make reading books more social.... more
On this week's podcast... Microsoft Edge, Surface Centaurus, ARM, and more  Windows Central · 5 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Microsoft Edge goes Chrome, another new Surface device, Windows on ARM, and more! We're back with another exciting episode... more
Install a new ecobee4 smart thermostat in your home for just $189  Windows Central · 5 days
It's learning. Smart thermostats are awesome and honestly, you should have one in your home. This Alexa-enabled ecobee4 is one of the best on... more
Nvidia Shield TV update 7.2 adds custom quick settings, soundbar controls, more  9to5Google · 5 days
The Nvidia Shield TV is the Android TV box that just keeps on giving. Years after its debut, the updates just keep coming, and... more
Run Windows Mixed Reality on the cheap with these pre-built PCs  Windows Central · 5 days
When it comes to Windows Mixed Reality (WMR), the PC requirements are quite a bit different than for the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. This means... more
Android users can now donate to charities through the Google Play Store  TechCrunch · 5 days
The Google Play Store is receiving an update today that will allow customers to make charitable donations to nonprofits from their Android device. While... more
Google Maps for Android rolling out new sharing menu w/ carousels, speed improvements
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[Update: Google Discover Feed, Play Games] Here’s every Google app with a dark mode, and how to enable it [Gallery]
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The 29 best AR apps for iOS that you need try - CNET
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iOS 12 surprisingly breathes new life into my iPhone 5S - CNET
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The 56 best Android games of 2018 - CNET
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[Update: Now available] Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam arriving on iOS next week, pre-orders open now
9to5Mac
Google Assistant gaining Australian and British voices on Android, Home, Smart Displays
9to5Google
Djay relaunched on iOS with subscription model and powerful performance features
THE VERGE
Moment Pro camera app brings big video upgrades with multiple color profiles, real-time waveform Monitor, video RGB histogram, more
9to5Mac
Google tests teaching you word pronunciation
THE VERGE
Android trojan takes advantage of Accessibility to send $1,000 from PayPal even w/ 2FA turned on
9to5Google
[Update: Now available at 50% off] Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack, SD slot, more
9to5Mac
iPhone XS Max beats Mate 20 Pro in speed test after Huawei was ‘confident’ it would outpace Apple’s flagship
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Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots
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What’s new in watchOS 5.1.2 [Video]
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Apple removes war simulation game from App Store for using Taliban as enemies
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iPhone XR ranked #1 single-lens mobile camera by DxOMark, now endorsed by Apple
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Brave browser matures with move to Chromium foundation - CNET
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LEGO’s ARKit Playgrounds app launches with NINJAGO theme after WWDC demo
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Review: Huawei Watch GT a smartwatch without the brains [Video]
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