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Here's All the New Stuff Google Announced Today Here's All the New Stuff Google Announced Today

Google’s attempt at a splashy Pixel 3 launch event today may have been dulled by some of the most expansive product leaks in recent memory, but luckily the company had a bit more to talk about than a couple of iterative smartphone updates. Here’s a rundown of everything Google announced today, as well as some of the…

You Can Now Download a Fix for the iPhone XS' Biggest Problems (So Far) You Can Now Download a Fix for the iPhone XS' Biggest Problems (So Far)

If you bought a new iPhone this fall, we have some good news to share: Apple pushed out an update to all users today that fixes two of the more frustrating issues that have plagued iPhone XS and XS Max owners. If you’ve encountered charging or connectivity issues, you’ll want to update your iPhone to iOS 12.0.1 now.

iPhone XS Chargegate Fix Is Apparently on the Way iPhone XS Chargegate Fix Is Apparently on the Way

One of the biggest complaints about Apple’s fancy new iPhone XS appears to now be solved thanks to the latest iOS 12 beta update.

When They Inevitably Screw Up Instagram, You Can Blame This Guy When They Inevitably Screw Up Instagram, You Can Blame This Guy

Instagram’s co-founders are getting replaced by this guy.

Withings Is Back With an Activity Tracker I Don't Mind Wearing All the Time Withings Is Back With an Activity Tracker I Don't Mind Wearing All the Time

Most fitness trackers are still butt-ugly. But Withings, fresh from its split with Nokia, is back to remind us that it doesn’t have to be this way.

Enjoy the Sweet Freedom of Spotify's Family Plan While It Lasts Enjoy the Sweet Freedom of Spotify's Family Plan While It Lasts

If you’re saving a few bucks with a Spotify family plan without following the company’s one-household rule, be sure to take advantage of it while you still can. Spotify may come knocking for your “GPS data” to confirm you are indeed following the rules, or else “you may lose access to the plan,” according to two…

Path, the Doomed Social Network With One Great Idea, Is Finally Shutting Down Path, the Doomed Social Network With One Great Idea, Is Finally Shutting Down

For a brief moment, back in the early 2010s, Path flourished. The more personal, more private social network was once reportedly valued at $500 million, but after years of irrelevance, it’s shutting down next month. Path unequivocally failed, but I can’t help but wonder what would happen if we gave its original…

Apple Magically Makes the Notch Disappear Apple Magically Makes the Notch Disappear

If you’re planning to buy one of the new iPhones Apple just announced, you should know something by now: It will have a notch.

YouTube Kids Is Getting Some Totally Sensible Parental Controls YouTube Kids Is Getting Some Totally Sensible Parental Controls

Like AOL Kids before it, the YouTube Kids app never really seemed to live up to its kid-friendly potential. Since it came out in 2015 to make browsing online videos “safer and simpler for kids,” the service has gotten a good bit of shit for both its ads and all the weird stuff its algorithms let through—like that…

Apple's Totally Being a Dick About the Dongle Apple's Totally Being a Dick About the Dongle

The hell, Apple? For the first time since the iPhone maker prematurely killed the classic headphone jack, Apple revealed on its website that it’s going to stop handing out those annoying little dongles for free.

When You Can Get All the Shit Apple Just Announced When You Can Get All the Shit Apple Just Announced

Apple’s keynote came and went today, confirming the rumors that we’ve got three new iPhones and two new Apple Watches on the way. But just because Apple made it official doesn’t mean that everything will be available right away. Here’s a rundown of when everything is actually going to land in people’s hands, from iOS…

Apple iPhone XR: The Cheaper iPhone That Might Be a Better Deal Apple iPhone XR: The Cheaper iPhone That Might Be a Better Deal

Apple’s iPhone XR is real. All that speculation about a new, “cheap” iPhone can finally come to an end.

The Tor Web Browser Officially Lands on Android in Alpha The Tor Web Browser Officially Lands on Android in Alpha

At long last, the Tor Project is releasing an official web browser for Android users. The new Android app is available now as an alpha release in Google’s Play Store and on the experimental releases section of the Project’s download page.

Apple’s Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak Apple’s Next Smartphones and Watch Allegedly Revealed in New Leak

It looks like the latest gadgets to leak early this year belong to none other than Apple.

How My Mean Coworkers Shamed Me Out of Enjoying This Nice Cardboard Standing Desk How My Mean Coworkers Shamed Me Out of Enjoying This Nice Cardboard Standing Desk

There I was, minding my own business, calmly enjoying my new standing desk, when the room erupted. Baffled, I looked up to catch a twinge of violence in their eyes just as this pack of hyenas I call my “team” lashed out.

New Leak Suggests Next Fitbit Charge Will Skip the One Feature It Really Needs New Leak Suggests Next Fitbit Charge Will Skip the One Feature It Really Needs

In its heyday, the Fitbit Charge was, for most people, the best wearable you could buy. It was incredibly functional, focused, and attractive enough to only gently scream your fitness aspirations to whoever caught a glimpse of it on your wrist. That was long ago, before smartwatches got sleeker, slimmer, and more…

Los Angeles Devises Plan to Add Absolute Worst Thing About Air Travel to Subways Los Angeles Devises Plan to Add Absolute Worst Thing About Air Travel to Subways

The agency in charge of Los Angeles’ subways announced at a press conference today that it is working with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to install body scanners in the city’s metro system. The plan to scan the bodies of passengers for “concealed threats” is said to be the first of its kind in the…

Spotify May Let You Skip Annoying Ads Even If You Don't Pay Up Spotify May Let You Skip Annoying Ads Even If You Don't Pay Up

Paying for a premium service is the absolute best way to stream your favorite songs—you’ll get a better selection and more importantly, few, if any, frustrating ads. But Spotify is still pushing its free streaming option to keep growing, despite that being one of the biggest, dumbest sticking points in Spotify’s…

Sure Looks Like Snapchat’s Becoming a Thing We Don’t Have to Pretend to Care About Anymore Sure Looks Like Snapchat’s Becoming a Thing We Don’t Have to Pretend to Care About Anymore

Stalling growth is technically no longer Snapchat’s biggest problem. Instead, Snap shared worse news with the world today in its latest earnings report: For the first time, it’s shrinking.

Tell Us the Apps You Hate But Just Can't Quit  Tell Us the Apps You Hate But Just Can't Quit 

Not everything I do on my phone is Bad. I turn to Strava to motivate myself to run. With Spotify, I play music I like for a reasonable fee. And thanks to Crunchyroll, I can watch absurd anime like Toriko and lovely, meditative shows like Polar Bear Cafe wherever I want. My thumbs may ache because I struggle to resist…

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