Apple kills off original HomePod, will focus on $99 HomePod Mini

Apple has axed its original HomePod and will turn its attention to the smaller version of its smart home assistant, the HomePod Mini, the company said Friday.  Apple will continue providing existing HomePods with software updates and support through Apple Care, the company sai

Oman blocks audio app Clubhouse citing lack of permit

Oman has blocked US audio app Clubhouse on Sunday saying it did not have the right permit. The government did not respond immediately to a request for comment, but the telecoms regulator told WAF news website that the application was blocked due to a "lack of proper authorisation". "Similar comm

Almost all of LG’s Android 11 updates aren’t coming until the end of 2021

LG’s German website has revealed its Android 11 update roadmap — at least for Europe — and the news isn’t too encouraging. With the exception of the LG Velvet 5G, most of the company’s phones won’t get Android 11 until the back half of 2021, with the vast m

Facebook moves to dismiss the US government’s antitrust case

In two motions filed Wednesday, Facebook called on the courts to dismiss a pair of sweeping competition cases brought on by the federal government and a coalition of states. The Federal Trade Commission and a group of state attorneys general filed separate lawsuits against Fac

Asus' ROG Phone 5 Is a Sophisticated but Still Beastly Gaming Phone

The latest wave of gaming phone launches has begun. Last week, Nubia announced the absolutely ridiculous Red Magic 6, and now Asus has arrived with a slightly different take—one that’s a bit more sophisticated while still packing massive specs. The first thing you’ll notice

Samsung's 980 NVMe SSD boasts high performance with a tradeoff

Samsung has finally introduced a 980 SSD that isn't part of the high-priced Pro line, and it's mostly good news for performance-minded PC users — with a caveat. The company's new base level 980 NVMe drive is billed as a significant upgrade over the long-serving 970 Evo with si

WhatsApp Adds Voice and Video Calling Feature to Desktop Version

Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has introduced a voice and video calling feature on its desktop version, the company said on Thursday. The company said users will be able to use desktop screens for calls in both portrait and landscape mode, and the calls will be end-to-end encrypted. The move to facilit

Check out the latest Chromebook from Samsung

Samsung announced a while ago the specifications of the new generation of Chromebooks that it developed to be among the most prominent laptops of this year. The new Galaxy Chromebook 2 computers feature elegant structures made of metal and plastic with a thickness of 13.9 mm, and weighing only 1.

Twitter working on a way to 'undo' fresh tweets

Twitter yesterday confirmed that it is working on a button that would give people a chance to take back freshly fired-off tweets before they are posted.   While the feature would not be an edit option long clamored for by Twitter users, it would provide a brief window of opportunity of seve

Xiaomi company officially announces its latest Note phones

Xiaomi has officially revealed the specifications of the Redmi Note 10 devices, which it designed to be among the most advanced smartphones of this year. Among the most prominent models of these phones came the Redmi Note 10 Pro, which got a frame made of metal, plastic and glass that was resista

Exclusive: this is the Sonos Roam, coming in April for $169

You’re looking at the first images of the next speaker from Sonos. Set to be priced at $169, the new device — it’s called the Sonos Roam — is much smaller than the Sonos Move, which was the company’s first foray into portable speakers. This product has a much closer r

Instagram accidentally hid likes for some users

An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature. "We've been testing a new experience to hide likes on... posts," a spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram, told CNN Business. "We un

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G will get monthly security updates

Samsung’s upcoming midrange device, the Galaxy A52 5G, appears to be in line to receive monthly security updates. First spotted by Galaxy Club, the yet-to-be formally announced A52 5G appears on Samsung’s security update page for its monthly update cycle. Along with earl

Watch Samsung detail its Micro LED TVs

We got a first look at Samsung’s 2021 TV lineup at CES 2021, but on Tuesday the company provided more information on details like pricing and availability. And we’ve crammed all of its biggest announcements in a video that clocks in at under 10 minutes. That includes addition

Xiaomi company reveals its most powerful phones with great imaging capabilities!

Xiaomi company announced officially the specifications of its new device + Redmi K40 Pro, which ranked as the best phones for this year. The device comes with a frame made of metal, plastic, and glass that is anti-shock and anti-scratch. Its weight is 196 g, and its dimensions are (163.7 / 76.4 /

Motorola is preparing to compete with a high-end phone

Motorola is preparing to launch a phone with excellent specifications, to include it in a group of competing phones for Samsung and Huawei devices, which were launched early this year. According to the information available, the G100 phone, which is expected to be officially unveiled by Motorola

Google develops a new generation of smartphones

According to technology sites, Google is currently working on developing a new generation of popular Pixel phones. According to the leaks, the new phones will be modified versions of the Pixеl 4a 5G and Pixеl phones, some of which will be able to work with fifth generation cellular networks. S

Samsung launches a competitor phone with distinctive imaging capabilities

Samsung announced that it will launch its latest Galaxy M62 in some Asian countries early next March. According to the information available, the phone will be offered with water and dust resistant structures, in black, green and blue colors, with prices starting at approximately $ 330. Samsun