Galaxy S9+ with Android Pie: here’s what it will look like

Having launched before Android Pie did, it’s not really surprising that the Galaxy S9 is still on Android 8.1 Oreo (the Galaxy Note 9 has fewer excuses). And given Samsung’s track record, it’s also unsurprising that it hasn’t been upgraded yet. That said, it’s good to hear that Samsung is actually already … [Read More...]

American Airlines offers free live TV through Dish

You might not be stuck watching a handful of mediocre movies (or your offline copies of streaming shows) the next time you're on a long-haul flight. American Airlines and Dish recently started offering free live TV for domestic US flights aboard 100… [Read More...]

Google brings Family Link app to teens, more devices

Family Link is an app that Google launched last year to help parents keep connected with their kids even as they’re using their Android devices. They are able to manage how much screen time the kids use, what apps they can use, and basically ensure that while they’re using technology … [Read More...]

Google Home Hub leaks ahead of Pixel 3 event

Though everyone is focusing on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Google likely has more devices planned for its October 9 event. Following rumors of two new Chromebooks, a leak of Google’s Home Hub smart display is making the rounds today courtesy of MySmartPrice. Unless these are some classy fakes, the images … [Read More...]

Pocophone F1 teardown: easy and surprising

Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 is poised to snatch the title of “flagship killer” away from OnePlus. But unlike OnePlus, the Pocophone is unabashedly a budget phone that spreads a lot of plastic around. JerryRigEverything, however, proved that, at least on the outside, the smartphone is just as sturdy as more expensive … [Read More...]

Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’

Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board until January in order to finalize th… [Read More...]

Xiaomi shows ads on Settings on phones

We always wonder how Xiaomi is able to sell affordable products with almost premium features and specs. It’s no longer the top Chinese OEM, no thanks to Huawei, but it remains in the top ranks because of the good numbers. It is one prolific tech brand that has ventured … [Read More...]

Netflix picks up hit BBC drama ‘Bodyguard’

Netflix has purchased the streaming rights to Bodyguard — a six-part BBC One series that has been raking in viewers in the UK. The show had a strong premiere, drawing in 10.4 million viewers, which is the highest launch figure for any new drama on a… [Read More...]