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Telegram is being ordered by Russia to hand over user encryption keys

Telegram will appeal the new ruling, but this still isn’t a good sign.

Telegram, the ultra-popular messaging app that’s most well-known for user security and privacy, may have to hand over its user’s encryption keys to the Russian government. It was reported on March 20 that Telegram had lost an appeal in court against Russia’s Federal Security Service (the spiritual successor to the KGB) which is asking for encryption keys as a result of President Vladimir Putin wanting access  [Read More…]

Take 15% off any eBay order over $25 today only

Get that item you’ve had your eye on for a while now.

Today eBay is taking 15% off just about everything with the code PSPRINGTIME. You will need to make a minimum purchase of $ 25, and you can only save up to $ 50 off with the code. You can only use the code once on one shopping cart. While it can be used sitewide, the few excluded categories include Coins & Paper Money, Gift Cards & Coupons,  [Read More…]

Over 3.2 billion bad online ads were removed by Google in 2017

That’s over 100 ads every second.

The Internet is a wonderful thing and wealth of endless information, but obtrusive online advertisements can quickly dimish the joy of using it. We already knew that Google made a lot of efforts last year to keep bad ads off the web, but now the company’s shed light on just how many violations it dealt with.

In 2017 alone, Google says it removed more than 3.2 billion ads that violated its  [Read More…]

Is the Galaxy S9 a good upgrade over the S8?

The Galaxy S9 is newer, but the S8 is still a champ.

When a new phone comes out, it can be easy to look at your current handset and feel the sudden urge to upgrade – even if it’s just a year or less old. For Galaxy S8 owners during MWC last week when Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+, a lot of you likely had that exact same feeling.

The Galaxy S9 brings a lot  [Read More…]

Six reasons why you might want the ASUS ZenFone 5Z over the Galaxy S9

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 has stolen your heart? Not so fast, take a look at ASUS’ new flagship product, the ZenFone 5Z which offers the iPhone X look.

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Amazon to purchase smart doorbell company Ring for over a billion dollars

Amazon will soon be purchasing Ring, a company that sells smartphone-connected doorbells with video cameras built in. This deal is reportedly going to cost Amazon over $ 1 billion.

The acquisition makes perfect sense for both companies. Amazon generally allows acquired companies to continue operating as normal, but Ring will now have Amazon’s resources available to it. Amazon gets another smart company to bolster its smart home offerings, something which both Amazon and Google have been pushing hard.

There’s also  [Read More…]

Amazon has purchased smart doorbell maker Ring for over $1 billion

Similar to Zappos and Twitch, Ring will retain its own branding.

Ring is a fairly big name in the smart home gadget space, and it’s most well-known for its doorbells and security lights. One of its biggest competitors is the Google-owned Nest, and according to a report from Reuters, Ring’s just been purchased by Amazon for over $ 1 billion.

Similar to Amazon’s acquisitions of Audible, Twitch, and Zappos, Ring will continue to operate as it currently  [Read More…]

Reasons you may want the Xperia XZ2 over the Galaxy S9

We’ve seen numerous great handsets at MWC 2018 so far, covering a wide range of appealing features and budgets. But naturally, the most eyes fall upon what’s next from the well-known flagships in the smartphone arena. LG is taking a backseat this Spring (not really counting the V30 refresh that brings very minimal updates), so […]

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Qualcomm’s simulated 5G tests show a 20x increase in download speeds over 4G

Qualcomm’s simulation tests in Frankfurt and San Francisco highlight 5G’s real-world potential.

Qualcomm is touting up its advances in the field of 5G, announcing last week that its upcoming 5G-enabled chipset will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node. At Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm is demonstrating the real-world potential of 5G by sharing findings of extensive network simulations it has conducted over the past several months.

Qualcomm conducted two simulations, one in Frankfurt and the other in  [Read More…]

Google hit with lawsuit over defective microphones on 2016 Pixel

Brought to you by the lawyers behind the Pixel 2 XL display lawsuit.

Lawsuits aren’t uncommon occurrences in the technology industry. Someone spends money on a phone, something goes wrong, and they hit up their lawyers to issue a class-action suit against the company rather than contacting customer support. In the latest entry of this series, Google is being sued over microphone defects for the original Pixel and Pixel XL.

Shortly after the Pixel’s launch in 2016,  [Read More…]