Monthly Archives : June 2017

Unicode 10.0.0 announced with 56 new emoji

A new version of the Unicode standard has been announced this week, and with it comes new emoji. Unicode 10.0.0 is now official, complete with four new scripts and 56 new emoji characters. Some of these new emoji include a face…

No Comments / 10 View / June 10, 2017

Snapchat adding Snap Map to help you see what your friends are doing

Snapchat is now rolling out an update with a brand new feature. Called Snap Map, Snapchat’s newest feature aims to help you find your friends and see what they’re doing. After updating to the latest version of Snapchat, you can…

No Comments / 10 View / June 9, 2017

Emporio Armani teases upcoming Android Wear smartwatch

We’ve seen a lot of traditional watch makers getting into the Android Wear game lately, and soon one more will be joining the fray. Emporio Armani is prepping an Android Wear smartwatch that’ll launch in stores on September 14, 2017. Spec details for the device are…

No Comments / 9 View / June 8, 2017

Uber will begin rolling out support for tips today

Uber users, a major new feature is coming your way soon. Uber has announced its 180 Days of Change initiative, a driver-focused effort in which Uber will “step up and give you the driving experience you deserve.” One of the first…

No Comments / 13 View / June 7, 2017

Virgin Mobile now only selling iPhones, offering year of service for just $1

Virgin Mobile revealed today that it’s undergoing a bit of a makeover. The Sprint MVNO is refreshing both its plan and phone selections. When it comes to phones, Virgin Mobile now only sells iPhones. That includes the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone…

No Comments / 15 View / June 6, 2017

Google dropping support for Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and earlier

We haven’t heard much about the Android Market ever since it was replaced by Google Play back in 2012, but that’s changing today. Google says that it’s ending support for the Android Market on devices running Android 2.1 Eclair and lower. Once June 30, 2017…

No Comments / 14 View / June 5, 2017

Google’s Project Fi introduces Group Repay to make splitting the monthly bill easier

Google’s Project Fi introduces Group Repay to make splitting the monthly bill easier

Heads up, Project Fi subscribers, because today Google added a nifty new feature to its wireless service. Project Fi is launching a feature called Group Repay that’ll make it easy for a plan owner to get paid by the other members of the…

No Comments / 11 View / June 4, 2017

OnePlus officially unveils OnePlus 5

Leading up to today’s reveal of the OnePlus 5, leaks of the specifications and design of the phone were rampant. Many of those rumors were confirmed, leaving little left to the imagination. On the other hand, while most information was…

No Comments / 11 View / June 3, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumored for late August debut

Now that the Galaxy S8 has launched, a lot of focus is going to be placed on Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Today two reports have surfaced that claim to have some info on the next Note. Samsung is currently…

No Comments / 9 View / June 2, 2017

Asus ROG Zephyrus Max-Q Gaming Laptop Now Available

Asus announced the ROG Zephyrus–its thinnest, lightest, and most powerful gaming laptop–back at Computex. It’s now available. The Asus ROG Zephyrus comes in two different models, the GX501VI-XS74 and GX501VS-XS71. Both feature an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with 16GB of…

No Comments / 42 View / June 1, 2017