News | Truphone rolls out global data plans with Apple SIM in 40 countries

Truphone today announced that its 4G data plans aimed at cellular iPads with Apple SIM are now available in 40 countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Germany. Truphone’s pay-as-you-go roaming plans start at €8 (about $8.5) for 500 megabytes of cellular data over 30 days and go all the way up to €20 (about $21.3) for 3 gigabytes of high-speed … Continue reading News | Truphone rolls out global data plans with Apple SIM in 40 countries

Tips | How To Check And Install iPhone Carrier Settings Update

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during the past decade amid the rise of the modern-day smartphone, it’s that these devices need to be kept updated at all times. In the case of Apple’s iPhone, your average user must remain abreast of iOS updates as well as app updates – the latter of which seem to arrive by the minute – but allied to these … Continue reading Tips | How To Check And Install iPhone Carrier Settings Update

News | Viber iOS Update Adds Secret Messages, Rich Notifications, and Instant Video Features

Popular messaging app Viber has received an update that brings a number of new features to the platform, including the ability to send Secret Messages. Users are now able to specify how long photos, videos, and chat messages can be accessed for after being viewed by the recipient. The time limit options for viewing a Secret Message are 1, 3, 7, and 10 seconds. Viber … Continue reading News | Viber iOS Update Adds Secret Messages, Rich Notifications, and Instant Video Features

News | Apple Watch gains video and photo capabilities with a third-party wristband

The Apple Watch puts iPhone convenience on the wrist, but one of the watch’s shortcomings — compared to Apple smartphones anyway — is that it lacks a camera. One startup is working to change that by adding two cameras to a strap. The CMRA Apple Watch band has an eight-megapixel front-facing camera on the outside of the wrist along with a two-megapixel camera toward the … Continue reading News | Apple Watch gains video and photo capabilities with a third-party wristband

News | Kodak Unveils A New Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak and Bullitt Group just unveiled the new KODAK EKTRA smartphone designed specifically for photographers. It features a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor with f2.0 aperture, and an industry leading 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus PDAF and f2.2 aperture.The custom built camera app is controlled by an intuitive haptic touch, SLR-style Scene Selection Dial, where adjustments are made in real time via … Continue reading News | Kodak Unveils A New Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

News | Amazon alerts some users of password change following email leak

 Amazon customer? You might’ve received an email yesterday from the online retail giant about a change to your account settings — specifically, your password. The Seattle-based company recently discovered a list of email addresses and passwords that had been published online, and naturally concluded that some users’ accounts may have been compromised as a result. So the digital seller made the proactive decision to take … Continue reading News | Amazon alerts some users of password change following email leak

News | Samsung kept quiet about a new replacement Galaxy Note7 exploding

 It is not even surprising anymore that the Galaxy Note7 fiasco has been a nightmare for Samsung. After issuing a voluntary recall over the past month regarding the new flagship handset, the Korean tech giant sent out replacement units to those who were affected. However, it seems that the new devices are just as unsafe. It was reported just a few days ago that a … Continue reading News | Samsung kept quiet about a new replacement Galaxy Note7 exploding

Music | Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives

Spotify and Apple Music are becoming increasingly bitter rivals, and according to new reports from The New York Times and Bloomberg, the feuding is now affecting artists. Spotify has been punishing artists who agree to Apple Music exclusives, displaying their content less prominently and offering fewer promotional opportunities. Spotify has explicitly told artists who offer Apple Music exclusives that their music won’t be included on … Continue reading Music | Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives

News | Sound and vision: Facebook now displays vertical videos on mobile News Feed

   Video on Facebook is changing. Having already started testing autoplaying clips with sound, the social network is now supporting vertical videos on its mobile News Feed. After ignoring the format for so long, it seems Facebook has finally realized the potential of the rectangular aspect ratio. In the past, Facebook would crop vertical videos on mobile into squares, allowing users to click through to … Continue reading News | Sound and vision: Facebook now displays vertical videos on mobile News Feed

News | HTC’s new Desire phones reportedly releasing later this quarter

  HTC is hard at work on a new pair of new Desire smartphones that are reportedly releasing later this quarter. The new phones will be branded as the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle. This new info comes care of an insider with information on what the company is planning, shared with VentureBeat. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will be a 5.5-inch smartphone with … Continue reading News | HTC’s new Desire phones reportedly releasing later this quarter