Keep cyber crooks at bay without sacrificing internet performance [DEALS]

Every time you log onto the internet, you risk losing your data and identity to hackers. Those risks increase substantially when you use public or semi-private Wi-Fi networks like those you’d find at your neighborhood coffee shop. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it’s easy — and …

Wear OS 2.3 (not 2.2 H) update starts rolling out to smartwatches

If you received a notification on your smartwatch that there was an OS update available, you might be forgiven for thinking that you were finally getting the battery-focused Wear OS 2.2 H that they were promising previously. But even as that particular update is still rolling out to selected devices, …

Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint scanner may not allow a screen protector

Samsung has been featuring a fingerprint scanner on most of its flagship phones. It’s just one of the many security measures available. The OEM will finally change that by using an in-display fingerprint sensor. After years of rumors and actual development, Samsung is implementing an ultrasonic in-display. This feature already …

Google Maps starts rolling out speed trap icons with vocal alerts

When you use navigation apps, you don’t just need directions on how to get there but also pertinent information on your way to your destination. This includes how heavy the traffic is, if there’s an accident that will affect your route, and for some who like a little bit more …

Alexa now has context-based delivery style, more natural voice

Amazon is continually trying to evolve its Alexa digital assistant, particularly in the way it responds to our queries and commands as well as the actual voice that delivers the answers and confirmations. Now through the Neural text-to-speech (TTS) technology, they are able to not only make Alexa’s voice sound …

Will the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 survive a durability test?

It’s a question we’ve been asking ever since Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 3 back in October. It’s been almost three months since Xiaomi’s latest flagship phone surfaced but we’re still not over the device. It made an impression with the dual selfie cameras and 10GB RAM. The phone already …

Sony intros ‘Imaging Edge Mobile’ new camera software

Sony cameras and lenses are definitely top of the line. The brand is one of the few trusted by many major OEMs for their camera modules. As part of Sony’s campaign to do major major changes in the mobile business, it’s launching a new mobile app called the ‘Imaging Edge’. …