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Artists secure 5 years of increased payment from streaming services

This is a big win for the music industry.

Streaming services such as Spotify and Google Play Music are things that I use every single day, and when you think about it, they really have changed the way people purchase and listen to music. Opening an app on your phone and having access to millions upon millions of songs is way more convenient than stocking up on physical CDs, and while consumers have benefitted greatly from this transition, the  [Read More…]

Google removed over 700,000 malicious apps from the Play Store in 2017

99% of abusive apps were removed before users could install them.

There are a lot of excellent apps and games to be found on the Play Store, but to no one’s surprise, it can also be home to some bad seeds, too. There were quite a few reports of malicious Android apps all throughout last year, but new numbers from Google reveal that things could have been a lot worse.

In just 2017 alone, over 700,000 malicious  [Read More…]

How to keep people from seeing when you were last active on Instagram

Social media today gives us the tools to easily spy on family and friends. Case in point, Instagram just implement a new feature which allows your subscribers to see when you were last active in the app. In order to view this information, one has to access Direct Messages. So unless you’ve been messaging back […]

Loco is a blatant HQ Trivia ripoff from India

Loco is a game show app that’s ‘inspired’ by HQ Trivia.

HQ Trivia has rocketed up the charts in recent months, with the live trivia game counting hundreds of thousands of players every day. The game’s main draw comes from the fact that you can win real money, provided you answer all the questions correctly.

It looks like someone from India noticed just how popular HQ Trivia is, because there’s now an app called Loco aimed at  [Read More…]

Felix Gray glasses reduce eye strain from all of those damned screens you stare at all day

How much of your day is spent looking at a display of some sort? We’re talking not only computers, but tablets, smartphones, and televisions, and more. Just about everything you work with, including the device you’re using right now, has some form of a screen. Next question: How many times have you gone to bed […]

DJI’s new Mavic Air drone blends features from Mavic Pro and Spark

The famed drone company’s new model hits the sweet spot between its pro-level and “just for fun” siblings.

Drone-maker DJI officially announced today at an event in New York City that it’ll be launching an new mid-range hobby drone that expertly spans the gap between its $ 999 Mavic Pro and $ 499 Spark models. Called the Mavic Air, the drone is slated to cost $ 799 and will be released January 28.

Like its  [Read More…]

Have a bootlooping Nexus 5X from Project Fi? Now you can exchange it for a new Moto X4

Unfortunately, LG has built up a reputation in recent years for being the company with bootlooping phones. The bootlooping epidemic started back in January 2016 with the LG G4 and soon spread out to other smartphone models like the LG G5, V10, V20 and the Nexus 5X. Google for its part has been trying to […]

Here are the best deals from Amazon’s Great Indian Sale

Get your wallets ready.

Amazon is kicking off 2018 with another instalment of the Great Indian Sale. The retailer is offering exciting discounts on phones, accessories, fashion and lifestyle products, and digital content. One of the highlights of the sale is a ₹3,000 discount on the LG Q6, which brings the price of the phone down to ₹11,990. If you’re interested in a physical keyboard, the KEYone is available for ₹34,999.

Amazon has been increasing focus  [Read More…]

6 Apps to control your Windows 10 PC from Android

Whether it be a PC or laptop running Windows 10, it’s sometimes not always practical to carry it around with you. Something you do tend to have to hand almost constantly is your Android smartphone. Microsoft offers the ability to remotely control your Windows PC and here are the ways in which you can do […]

From the Editor’s Desk: Why do we want ‘foldable’ phones like the Galaxy X?

So … foldable phones, huh?

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ haven’t even been announced yet, and we know so much about them. So that means it’s time to start looking at the next thing, right? If that’s your thought process, you’ve no doubt been keeping up with the Galaxy X rumors — the “foldable” phone supposedly coming from Samsung this year. Samsung isn’t the only company working on this sort of thing, but if any company is  [Read More…]