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Samsung Galaxy Fold Launch Date Delayed, Company Says It Needs 'Further Improvements'  Gadgets 360 · 12 seconds
Samsung said it decided to put off this week's planned release of the Fold after some reviews "showed us how the device needs further... more
Xbox Deals with Gold feature The Count Lucanor and Gravel  Windows Central · 3 hours
Microsoft has debuted a new week of sales across Xbox One games. Every week Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games for Xbox Live users. Some deals are... more
Review: The Samsung Galaxy S10e is my favorite Galaxy S10  9to5Google · 4 hours
For the first time ever, Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line this year included a third variant... more
CIA plans to join Instagram - CNET  CNET · 4 hours
The intelligence agency wants to share more, but don't expect it to spill secrets. more
Vine reboot Byte begins beta testing  TechCrunch · 6 hours
Twitter shut down Dom Hoffman’s app Vine, giving away the short-form video goldmine to China’s TikTok. Now a year and half since Hoffman announced he’d reimagine the app as V2 then scrapped that name, his follow-up... more
Facebook’s new chief lawyer helped write the Patriot Act  THE VERGE · 6 hours
Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who served in the Justice Department under President Bush, will soon be taking... more
Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10 'Sets' feature  Windows Central · 6 hours
Sets is dead as Microsoft switches Edge to Chromium, undoing all the work it has originally started with Sets. Over the weekend, a Microsoft employee on Twitter made mention that "the shell-provided tab experience"... more
Google employees reportedly say they faced retaliation for organizing walkout - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
The organizers were told their roles would change months after the protest, according to Wired. more
Microsoft employees urge company to support protesting Chinese tech workers  Windows Central · 7 hours
A group of Microsoft employees today called on the company to stand in solidarity with Chinese tech workers who have adopted GitHub as a platform to protest unfair... more
The CIA is joining Instagram  THE VERGE · 7 hours
The Central Intelligence Agency will soon be launching an Instagram account, Director Gina Haspel said last week — and Instagram is helping them set it up.... more
How to change your Instagram password on iPhone  9to5Mac · 8 hours
Need to quickly change your Instagram password on iPhone? Read on below for how to do it in a few... more
Anycubic Photon Vs AnyCubic Photon S  Windows Central · 8 hours
We spend more hours 3D printing than we do sleeping. Every day we are testing printers, filaments, resins, and accessories to bring you the very best the world has to offer. Right now our AnyCubic Photon... more
Add cheap storage to your Surface Go with this handy guide  Windows Central · 8 hours
The Surface Go might just be the best portable 2-in-1 around, available in a couple of different configurations that differ in RAM and storage. If 64GB... more
Talk media and TED2019 key takeaways with TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Anthony just returned from Vancouver, where he was covering the TED2019 conference — a much-parodied gathering where VCs, executives and other bigwigs gather to exchange ideas. This year,... more
Best Chromebooks for students in 2019 - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
Microsoft Windows is ungainly. Apple Macs are too expensive. But Chromebooks have everything most students will need. more
Why it’s so hard to know who owns Huawei  TechCrunch · 10 hours
It’s one of the greatest technology “startup” success stories of the personal computer and smartphone eras. Yet, despite selling 59 million smartphones and netting $27 billion in revenue last quarter... more
Win a new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition console right HERE!  Windows Central · 10 hours
Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition marks a new disc-less era for its gaming console. The new All-Digital Xbox embraces the ever-connected nature of modern gaming,... more
Is Office 2019 or Office 365 right for you?  Windows Central · 10 hours
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
How to Use 'Hey Siri' Hands-Free on a Mac  MacRumors · 10 hours
The latest version of Apple's "Hey Siri" feature works hands-free without being plugged into power, and it can... more
Huawei’s Q1 revenue grows 39% despite company controversy  Global News · 10 hours
Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39 per cent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a... more
Samsung delays Galaxy Fold release after reviewers break it  Sky News · 10 hours
Samsung has delayed the release of its new Galaxy Fold smartphone after reviewers experienced breakages within days of receiving the device. more
Samsung Galaxy Fold: Broken screens delay launch  BBC · 10 hours
Samsung delays the release of its Galaxy Fold smartphones after reviewers report broken screens. more
Microsoft workers join China's debate over grueling workweek  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Tech workers in China protesting a corporate culture of grueling work schedules are getting some support from their U.S. peers more
Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Samsung is pushing off the public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking more
Daily Crunch: Samsung delays the Galaxy Fold  TechCrunch · 10 hours
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1.... more
JCPenney explains why it dropped Apple Pay  TechCrunch · 11 hours
JCPenney quietly ditched Apple Pay this month. The decision was announced in response to a customer complaint on Twitter, but without any context or further explanation at the time. JCPenney had first rolled out... more
Samsung confirms Galaxy Fold delay, shares ‘initial findings’ on faulty units  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Samsung has just confirmed that it will delay the release of the Galaxy Fold. Confirming this morning’s report, the company sent TechCrunch a statement noting that... more
Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android adds single sign-on for enterprise users  Windows Central · 11 hours
The enterprise enhancements are now in preview for Edge in the enterprise community. Microsoft is now testing a couple of new features for Microsoft... more
Snakebyte Head:Set Pro for PC packs awesome audio ... and terrible design  Windows Central · 11 hours
Snakebyte's latest gaming accessory is a "pro" headset in an affordable price range. Is it good enough for prime time? Snakebyte is responsible for... more
Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 12.3 to Developers  MacRumors · 11 hours
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.3 update to developers, two weeks seeding the... more
Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 5.2.1 to Developers  MacRumors · 11 hours
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.2.1 update to developers, two weeks after seeding... more
Galaxy Fold reportedly postponed, following Asia delay - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
The reasons for the delay are murky but point to Samsung's recent troubles with the screen. more
Apple promotes mangrove conservation efforts on Earth Day - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
The company's support comes in response to illegal farming, fishing and logging activities that threaten the forest's viability. more
Facebook makes its first browser API contribution  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser, which is a... more
Surface Book 2 with Core i5 processor discounted by $400 at Microsoft  Windows Central · 11 hours
Save some serious cash on a Surface Book 2 from Microsoft. If you have yet to snag a Surface Book 2, Microsoft is currently... more
How Google is beating Microsoft in the cross-platform cloud  Windows Central · 11 hours
Image Credit ICT Journal Google's new open-source, cross-platform hybrid cloud solution, Anthos, is positioned to take on Microsoft's and Amazon's lead in computing's new frontier- the intelligent cloud. Microsoft's Azure... more
Galaxy Fold Launch Delayed Until 'At Least Next Month' After Display Failures  MacRumors · 12 hours
The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has delayed its launch of the Galaxy Fold until "at least next month" after multiple review units... more
Apple releasing third iOS 12.3 developer beta today  9to5Mac · 12 hours
Running the iOS 12.3 developer beta on your iPhone or iPad? The third beta version of iOS 12.3 will be... more
Samsung reportedly delays Galaxy Fold release - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has postponed the foldable phone's April 26 debut. more
Samsung reportedly delays Galaxy Fold launch events -- and launch - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
The reasons for the delay are murky but point to Samsung's recent troubles with the screen. more
On this week's podcast ... Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens, and Xbox SAD  Windows Central · 13 hours
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Surface Hub 2S, WCOS for HoloLens 2, Xbox Digital Edition, and more Surface... more
Apple Celebrates Earth Day 2019  MacRumors · 13 hours
Today is Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world that brings attention to various environmental causes. Apple is taking part in the event in... more
Samsung reportedly pushes back Galaxy Fold release  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Can’t say we didn’t see this coming. Four days out from the Galaxy Fold’s official release date, Samsung is pushing things back a bit, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal that... more
Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch after early display issues  THE VERGE · 13 hours
Samsung is delaying the release of its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold. The Wall Street Journal reports... more
Microsoft shelves Windows 10 'Sets' feature as Edge moves to Chromium  Windows Central · 13 hours
Sets is dead as Microsoft switches Edge to Chromium, undoing all the work it has originally started with Sets. Over the weekend, a Microsoft employee on... more
SiriusXM’s new streaming-only ‘Essential’ plan targets smart speaker owners  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Last week, Amazon and Google rolled out free music streaming services to cater to the growing base of smart speaker owners. Now, SiriusXM is going after this market, too. The... more
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Google has made it possible for any third-party accessory to have an ‘assistant’ key
Huawei P30 Pro's bonkers periscope camera shown in YouTube teardown video - CNET
Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon
Huawei P30 Pro Survives Bend Test, Fingerprint Sensor Seen to Work Even After Scratches
Gadgets 360
Should iPhone owners envy Samsung’s Galaxy Fold? Video reveals many issues beyond screen damage
Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds
Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15
Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
Logitech Slim Folio Pro review – bulky, but great for typists [Video]
Google’s Project Jacquard is still alive and well, controls entire TED talk presentation
LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still available elsewhere
[Update: 29] Google Chrome adds nearly a dozen new default profile pictures w/ poly-art animal
Apple iPhones get recycled in this secretive lab. Now it's opening up - CNET
Apple Watch authentication expanding beyond unlocking your Mac in macOS 10.15
Beyoncé documentary Homecoming hits Netflix - CNET
Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
Alexa now works with Apple Music on Sonos, bringing Siri-like voice control
Latest ‘Shot on iPhone XS’ video features stunning nature clips shot by three film directors
Google Fi stops selling Android One Moto X4, LG G7, and V35
Pixel 3a and 3a XL: Everything we know about Google’s mid-range smartphone [Video]