Android users may soon have an easier, faster way to magnify on-screen elements

As we inch closer to the launch of Android 15, more of its potential features keep getting unearthed. Industry insider Mishaal Rahman found evidence of a new camera extension called Eyes Free to help stabilize videos shot by third-party apps.  Before that, Rahman discovered another feature within the Android 15 Beta 1.2 update relating to … Read more

The Galaxy experience can be messy for first-time users

Some say it’s always better to have more options, but it’s never as clear-cut as it sounds. This design philosophy doesn’t always work, and more importantly, it isn’t a magical shortcut that can patch everything up and always lead to a better user experience. On the contrary, if not handled properly, I believe the “more … Read more

Samsung Galaxy users in India can now install Google Wallet app

Last updated: May 8th, 2024 at 14:49 UTC+02:00 The popular Google Wallet app is now available in India. In classic Google fashion, though, it doesn’t have all the features available in other countries. Google isn’t replacing Google Pay with Google Wallet, and both apps will continue to co-exist. Google Wallet is not as feature-rich as … Read more

ICYMI: the week’s 7 biggest tech stories, from Netflix enraging users to the Rabbit R1 disappointing all of us

Happy Star Wars Day to those who celebrate! But even on these most nerdy of holidays, the tech world moves so fast it’s like it’s jumped to Hyperspace. If you’ve lost track of the top stories this week we’re here with our trusty lightsaber to cut through the noise so you can get caught up … Read more

Meta is offering popular Threads users thousands of dollars in bonuses

Meta is offering some creators thousands of dollars if they go viral on Threads. The payouts are part of a new invitation-only bonus program that rewards creators who use Meta’s newest app. An Instagram offers some details. It says creators can earn money “based on the performance of your Threads posts” or “the number of … Read more

Apple ID Accounts Logging Out Users and Requiring Password Reset

There are widespread reports of Apple users being locked out of their Apple ID overnight for no apparent reason, requiring a password reset before they can log in again. Users say the sudden inexplicable Apple ID sign-out is occurring across multiple devices. When they attempt to sign in again they are locked out of their … Read more

VMware users warned to brace for next big upheaval as latest Broadcom changes rumble on

VMware’s end-user compute products are set to undergo substantial changes imminently, with service providers and customers bracing for the impact of yet another potentially colossal shakeup by Broadcom. An email seen by The Register is reportedly warning service providers of VMware’s Horizon range to either face increased costs or an architecture change. The changes had … Read more

Threads Tests Option to Archive Posts as Platform Hits 150M+ Users

Threads is testing an option that allows users to archive old posts so that they don’t appear on their profile, according to Instagram head Adam Mosseri. In a post on the Meta-owned social media platform, Mosseri said that the archive option being tested with a small number of people included a manual setting for individual … Read more

Over a billion users could be at risk from keyboard logging app security flaw

Almost a billion mobile users, holding various devices, could have had their communications revealed to malicious third parties, a report from cybersecurity researchers Citizen Lab claims. It says different device manufacturers have used different keyboard apps which were relaying unencrypted communications, transmitting keystrokes via plaintext, and similar. Tencent QQ Pinyin, Baidu IME, iFlytek IME, Samsung … Read more