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You can use these credit cards immediately after you are approved for them

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Sometimes you just want access to credit right away, but most credit cards do not offer the ability to use them until you receive the physical card  [Read More…]

PSA: Android users should update Twitter immediately to avoid this exploit

The company says it’s not aware of any attacks exploiting the vulnerability, but it can’t be sure.

What you need to know Twitter this week revealed a major vulnerability in its Android app. The exploit could allow an attacker to get access to sensitive information or even take control of a Twitter account. The company is communicating mitigation strategies to users it believes are at risk and is advising everyone to update the app.

Twitter’s Android app  [Read More…]

PSA: Update WhatsApp immediately to avoid this annoying bug

The bug was fixed in a September build, but if you haven’t updated the app since, you’re still vulnerable.

What you need to know WhatsApp users are advised to update the app to the latest version right away to avoid falling victim to a nasty bug. A specially formatted text sent in a group chat could cause the app to crash completely. The only remedy at that point is to delete the app from your phone and  [Read More…]

Xiaomi should bring its air quality monitor to India immediately

Xiaomi’s $ 75 air quality monitor is an essential commodity for the Indian market.

Air quality in India has deteriorated over the course of the last decade, with Delhi being a prime example of just how bad the situation is in the country. Last winter, the capital witnessed particulate matter (PM2.5) in excess of 500 (that’s because most of the instruments could only record up to 500), making the air toxic. For most major metropolitan cities in  [Read More…]

The ‘Check for update’ button on Google phones now pulls updates immediately

When updates would roll out for Google devices, a certain percentage of people get the update and then the rollout stops until the next stage. Check for updates as many times as you want, but it won’t help you get the update faster.

Now things are a bit different, and for the better. Googler Elliot Hughes says that the new system allows the “Check for update” button to pull the latest software version, even if a specific stage of the  [Read More…]

Nextbit ends all Robin support, effective immediately

And so, the short life of the Nextbit Robin has come to an end.

Six months on the dot since it announced it was being acquired by Razer, Nextbit has ended support for its one and only phone, the Robin. Interestingly, this runs contrary to its initial stance that it would end warranty support after six months but continue to send out security updates through February 2018. It seems as though that isn’t in the cards anymore.

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Six things you need to do immediately after getting the Galaxy S8

Take some time to make your Galaxy S8 yours.

There’s a lot going on inside the Galaxy S8. From the new design, which does away with much of the front bezels, to the relocation of the fingerprint sensor to the back of the phone, the S8 is all new. But there are some holdovers from previous versions of the Galaxy lineup, including a number of software features that were present in previous iterations, updated and brought over  [Read More…]

Nextbit acquired by Razer, will cease Robin sales immediately

The story arc of Nextbit continues inside of a bigger company.

Nextbit has announced it is being acquired by Razer, ending its run as an independent startup phone company. As part of the transition, it will stop all sales of its first (and only) phone, the Robin, along with accessories. It will, however, commit to honoring warranties for the next six months, and releasing security updates until February 2018.

Nextbit will continue to operate as an  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 7: The 10 tips and tricks you need to do immediately

How can I make my Galaxy Note 7 even better, right out of the box?

The Galaxy Note 7 is Samsung’s best phone ever, but it’s not perfect. Some of the out-the-box settings are a little strange, and others are downright frustrating. Here’s how you can make it the best possible experience — immediately!

Turn off the icon frames Alphabetize your launcher Change your keyboard Set up Do Not Disturb Set up a Samsung account  [Read More…]