Friday, June 23, 2017

Airbnb is testing split payments so you won’t have to nag...

Airbnb is testing a feature that should have existed ages ago: split payments. Currently, if you book an Airbnb for a group of...

China bans video and audio streaming on Sina Weibo and two...

China is tightening its control over internet content. Yesterday, the government reportedly told three websites — Sina Weibo, iFeng, and ACFUN —...

FCC proposes a national ‘Blue Alert’ system to warn public of...

The FCC today proposed to add the “Blue Alert” to the US Emergency Alert System which will notify the public of nearby...

This smart bike lock will disable your phone when you ride

Most states in the US have banned texting and driving, but what about texting and biking? Dutch telecom provider KPN is developing...

The Holo app is a tease of what’s to come with...

The most exciting thing about Apple’s recent announcement of iOS 11 at WWDC, to me, was ARKit. The idea that augmented reality...

Sling TV’s cloud DVR is now available on iOS

After rolling out its cloud DVR to numerous other platforms, Sling TV is today making the feature available on iOS. The latest...

Mark Zuckerberg just unveiled Facebook’s new mission statement

When asked about his life’s work, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has traditionally fallen back on a somewhat nebulous answer: making...

Pioneer’s Lightning-connected earbuds auto-mute your mic when you’re not talking

Pioneer announced its Rayz Plus earbuds earlier this year with the promise of continual software upgrades. Today, the company is adding new...

Samsung releases another new smart flip phone in Korea, leaving me...

Yet again, Samsung is disappointing me by releasing a smart flip phone in its native Korea, leaving this flip phone fan empty-handed....

After dispute with Apple, chip maker Imagination Technologies puts itself up...

Imagination Technologies, former chip designer for Apple, has announced today that it’s selling the entire company, initiating a formal sale process. Its stock...