• How to monitor Facebook and Instagram screen time and limit activity
How to monitor Facebook and Instagram screen time and limit activity

The tool will let people know how much time they've spent scrolling, alert them when they reach an allotted time, and allow them to mute notifications for set periods. In January, Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, declared that "making sure time spent on Facebook is time well spent" was one of the key problems facing the site, alongside "protect...

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  • Facebook is ready to start making serious money off WhatsApp
Facebook is ready to start making serious money off WhatsApp

Businesses can respond to customers for free if they answer within 24 hours but Facebook will charge them for any response after 24 hours. The app will allow businesses to send out messages to customers and to automate sales or queries, giving companies access to a potential base of WhatsApp's 1.5 billion users.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs iPad Pro 10.5
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs iPad Pro 10.5

In the USA market, the tablet will launch at a somewhat eye-watering US$650 on August 10 (that'll give everyone something to do after the Galaxy Note 9 launch the day before). Galaxy Tab S4 users can launch DeX from the Quick Panel or by connecting the tablet to an optional $149.99 accessory called the Book Cover Keyboard.

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  • Samsung’s Mobile Profits Fall as Consumers Pass on Galaxy S9 Phones
Samsung’s Mobile Profits Fall as Consumers Pass on Galaxy S9 Phones

The company blamed this on multiple factors including "slow sales of the Galaxy S9 ". "The outlook for the memory chip business remains strong across all applications thanks to demand for server and PC memory as well as new mobile product launches ", it said in a statement.

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  • YouTube’s web player now adapts to vertical videos
YouTube’s web player now adapts to vertical videos

The desktop website now displays portrait videos without those annoying black bars. Specifically for videos recorded in a vertical orientation, the player resizes those videos based on the amount available on the screen. Some of the users even complained that the dynamic player is cutting off vertical videos rather than accommodating them. So, for ...

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  • Google to Android Phone Makers: Don't Go Crazy With the Notches
Google to Android Phone Makers: Don't Go Crazy With the Notches

Phone designers were apparently going overboard if Google had prevent them from putting in three or more. Cutouts on the side won't be permitted. You won't see multiple cutouts on a single edge, or more than two cutouts on a device. For developers, this means all app windows "will be letterboxed so that none of your content is displayed in the...

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  • Epic Games and McFarlane Toys to Release Fortnite Figures
Epic Games and McFarlane Toys to Release Fortnite Figures

In better news, Epic Games has published an initial list of supported Android handsets that Fortnite will be compatible with, which we've got more info about after the break. The codes mention that users will need to grant access to installation from unknown sources in order to play Fortnite on their handsets. The description indicates that t...

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  • After Galaxy J6, Now Samsung Rebrands Galaxy J8 as Galaxy On8
After Galaxy J6, Now Samsung Rebrands Galaxy J8 as Galaxy On8

Its semiconductor unit, which dominates the global market, provides chips for the company's own devices as well as those of competitors including Apple. "Consumers are losing the belief that the next version of a smartphone is actually smarter", said Paul Swiercz, a management professor at George Washington University.

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  • Samsung growth slowed by sluggish Galaxy S9 sales
Samsung growth slowed by sluggish Galaxy S9 sales

Recent signs were pointing to Samsung finally prioritizing its next-generation device, but if the tech giant is still shifting something as simple as the device's name around at this point, there is a good chance that the company could leave an opening for its rivals in the market.

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  • Xiaomi, Oppo meet Korean parts makers for foldable phone
Xiaomi, Oppo meet Korean parts makers for foldable phone

The company also acknowledged the fact that the sales of Galaxy S9 were slow. But Samsung said it "expects sustained strength in the memory market and growing demand for flexible OLED panels to drive earnings higher in the second half". Sources say the Samsung foldable phone is estimated to be priced at about 2 million won (US$1,800), nearly do...

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  • Help Galaxy Note 9 Will Have This Futuristic Feature
Help Galaxy Note 9 Will Have This Futuristic Feature

The pre-order poster has been leaked from Indonesia and the prices mentioned are of two variants; the base model and the up-specced variant. The 128GB Galaxy Note 9 has a suggested price of 13,500,000 Indonesian Rupees, which is equivalent to $937.

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  • Digimon Survive is officially coming to the west next year
Digimon Survive is officially coming to the west next year

The story will follow a group of teens who get lost on a camping trip and become even more lost when they suddenly find themselves in the world of digital monsters. Now, if that doesn't satiate your Digimon details need, then be sure to check out our previous article covering the game's announcement for more.

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  • Samsung confirms slow Galaxy S9 sales in quarterly report
Samsung confirms slow Galaxy S9 sales in quarterly report

Samsung has suffered a number of setbacks including an embarrassing. Plenty of ink is being spilled about the speed, the design, and the camera of Samsung's latest flagship smartphone. Xiaomi and Huawei , especially, are giving Samsung a headache in the world's top smartphone markets: China and India. Contract prices for 32-gigabyte DRAM...

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  • OnePlus 6 users reportedly complaining of screen flickering issue after OxygenOS update
OnePlus 6 users reportedly complaining of screen flickering issue after OxygenOS update

While many assumed the OnePlus 6 would be getting the full force of Android P (along with various beta versions), it's going beyond that. Since it was launched, we've been listening to questions asking about our next major update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T.

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  • WhatsApp has finally encrypted group video calling for everyone
WhatsApp has finally encrypted group video calling for everyone

When you receive a group voice or a video call, the incoming call screen will show you all the participants now on the call. Along with group video calls, WhatsApp also recently announced it is working on a feature to help people recognise when a message has been forwarded.

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  • These Are Dummy Models of Apple’s Next iPhone
These Are Dummy Models of Apple’s Next iPhone

The X Plus looks nearly identical to Apple's current iPhone X, simply bigger. Other specifications of the newer models include octa-core processors running in the new Apple A11X Bionic chipset, as well as support for Animoji and large amounts of RAM to allow for multitaskers to take advantage of the larger screen real estate and tackle th...

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  • Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows the rumoured 2018 Android heavyweight
Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows the rumoured 2018 Android heavyweight

It's been about a month since we last got any rumors or leaks about the Google Pixel 3 XL , but now that drought is coming to an end. The substantial looking device has quite a large "chin" compared to many flagships and the notch looks rather deep too.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price leak from Indonesia starting from ~RM3812
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price leak from Indonesia starting from ~RM3812

Just be careful; in most cases, if you cancel your service before the financing period ends, you'll wind up owing the phone's full original amount. Moreover, another rumor suggests that the Galaxy Note 9 will be capable of shooting 960fps video for 0.4 seconds which is twice as long as the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus - 0.2 seconds.

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  • YouTube’s dark mode is finally making its way to Android
YouTube’s dark mode is finally making its way to Android

However, Android users won't have to worry about eye strains and low batteries now. This dark theme has more of a dark gray tone than a pure black tone, so it is not completely blacked out. The Dark Theme toggle will be under the Digital Wellbeing section, below the "Remind me to take a break" feature. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki also made...

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  • [Rumour] Apple To Drop Headphone Jack On Upcoming Smaller iPad Pro
[Rumour] Apple To Drop Headphone Jack On Upcoming Smaller iPad Pro

Furthermore, even more recently, a developer shared proof that upcoming iPad Pro models will support Face ID , which has even opened the floodgates for speculation about a "notched" iPad . Now though, the latest report by Japan's Macotakara sheds some light in this regards. A leaked image showing alleged screen protectors for the three 2018...

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