Tag Archive: Listings


Amazon UK headphone listings defaced with racist images

Amazon’s search algorithm has been hijacked by bad actors.

What you need to know Earbud product listings on Amazon’s online storefront have been hijacked and vandalized. Product images have been replaced with images displaying strong racist language. The results are believed to be the result of a security breach playing off of current political tensions.

Searching for AirPods right now on Amazon? Don’t. Product listings for search results related to Apple’s popular earbuds have been hijacked, with  [Read More…]

Sling TV updates its listings — and increases its pricing

The base plans are bumping to $ 30 a month; Extras are going up, too.

You knew it had to happen at some point. Sling TV — the most popular live TV streaming service in the United States and the one that most closely gets you a true a la carte service — is increasing its rates.

It’s also bolstering its base listings with more channels and offering more cloud storage. But the price increases come first.

Here’s what’s  [Read More…]

YouTube TV listings are all kinds of broken tonight

Local channels — and more — are missing, or moved, or something. Whatever it is, it’s not right.

If, like us, you turned on YouTube TV tonight to get ready for the live-action version of The Little Mermaid only to find that YouTube TV is missing your broadcast channels — and all kinds of other wonkiness, you’re not alone.

There’s definitely something broken with YouTube TV’s live listings this evening. The errors are kind of a crapsshoot — some folks  [Read More…]

New job listings reveal Google’s getting into the wearables market

Are we getting one step closer to the long-awaited Pixel Watch?

Over the years, we’ve seen Google’s Pixel brand attached to smartphones, smart speakers, Chromebooks, and even a pair of wireless earbuds. Now, according to two new job listings, it looks like the company is eager to start crafting Pixel wearables.

On the Google Careers site, Google recently published applications for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” and “Wearables Design Manager, Consumer Hardware.”

The job description for the  [Read More…]

This Chrome extension adds Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB info to Hulu listings

Install, hover. Done.

Now this is pretty cool. If you’ve ever been looking through the Hulu listings on a web browser and wondered “Wouldn’t it be great to have Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB information for each show?” — you’re in luck. It’s been done with a pretty basic Chrome extension from Flixed.io.

Here’s what you do:

You’ll need to be using the Chrome browser. Because it’s a Chrome extension. So Chrome. Install the plugin. Hover over a listing  [Read More…]

Job listings suggest that Spotify is working on its own smart speaker

“Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical products.”

Ever since Amazon came out with the Echo in 2014, the market for smart speakers has exploded into something that Google, Apple, and countless other companies are trying to dip their toes into. According to a new job listing, one of the next smart speakers could come from none other than Spotify.

A new job listing was recently added to Spotify’s website for an “Operations Manager  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5: A reminder that retailer listings mean nothing, and About screens can be faked

Never Settle for dubious online rumors.

So we’re getting to the time of year when folks are expecting a new OnePlus smartphone. The number four being considered bad luck in some Asian cultures, the name everyone seems to have settled on is OnePlus 5, and boy is the rumor mill already churning. In the past week a post by OnePlus CEO Pete Lau on social network Weibo, not mentioning the OnePlus 5, and revealing no new information  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 FCC listings suggest unlocked phones might come sooner than later

FCC listings for the Samsung Galaxy S8 confirm full support for U.S. carriers, and hint at an earlier release of the unlocked model.

We’re still a few weeks out from Samsung’s official event to unveil the Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the world, but more and more details are continuing to leak out.

The latest comes from Droid Life, who tracked down the FCC filings for Samsung devices under model numbers SM-G950 and SM-G955 — the Galaxy S8 and  [Read More…]

Live TV listings are headed to Google search results

Google has revealed that you’ll soon be able to quickly check live TV listings inside of Google Search. While there’s no timeline on when to expect the feature to pop up, Google says you’ll be able to check air times and channels for any given TV show with a simple search. From Google:

Today, I’m excited to announce that, coming soon, Google Search will have live TV listings. So now when you’re looking for The Big Bang  [Read More…]

Indian import listings reveal ‘waterproof’ components for the Galaxy S7, S7 edge

Last month, rumors suggested that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge would offer water resistance. It looks like that may well be the case, according to listings on India’s import/export tracking site Zauba. The site has listed numerous waterproof components making their way to the country, such as a waterproof mic and SIM tray, along with conductive gasket tape for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Given the  [Read More…]