Apple Update Will Check iPhones for Images of Child Sexual Abuse

Apple Thursday said iPhones and iPads will soon start detecting images containing child sexual abuse and reporting them as they are uploaded to its online storage in the United States, a move privacy advocates say raises concerns. "We want to help protect children from predators who use communica

WeChat Resumes New User Registrations in China

Tencent Holdings' WeChat has resumed registrations of new users in mainland China, after suspending them last month to upgrade its security technology. The resumption of new user registrations on China's dominant instant messaging platform was first spotted by social media users on Thursday morni

A three-pack of Google Wifi mesh routers is just $150 at Amazon

    If you have a solid internet connection, you owe it to yourself to get a mesh Wi-Fi system. It’ll help to cover more of your apartment or home in fast Wi-Fi. You can get Google’s Wifi in a three-pack for $150 at Amazon, down from $200. This 25 percent discount

A malfunction affects the “Instagram” platform around the world

Downdetector, which monitors social media, confirmed that a number of Instagram users around the world reported difficulties in entering the platform. The site indicated that "74% of users were unable to read the news feed, 14% had problems logging into the social network, and 12% had difficultie

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will use AI everywhere

Smartphone launch season is typically in the fall, but Google has unexpectedly early news to share today. The company just announced that not only is the Pixel 6 coming this fall, but it’ll feature the very first system-on-chip designed by Google. The chip is called Tensor and it lever

YouTube suspends Sky News Australia channel for a week over Covid misinformation

The coronavirus has spawned a whole lot of theories, conspiracy or otherwise. A lot of them are false, such as the one which downplays the role of vaccine jabs, saying they are ineffective. Former Donald Trump has been accused by the American media of being the largest spreader of Covid misinforma

Dell Stops Some US Gaming PC Shipments over New Efficiency Rules

PC maker Dell Technologies Inc said it has stopped shipping some versions of its powerful gaming systems to California and five other states because the products do not meet new energy efficiency standards. The regulations affect “select configurations” of its Alienware Aurora R10 and

This device determines severity of COVID-19 cases in 15 minutes

The British Ministry of Health has approved the MeMed's technology machine to decide whether a patient may be able to recover at home or should stay in hospital A pioneering test, which tells COVID-19 patients how severe their illness is likely to become, has been approved for sale to British hos

Instagram will make accounts for teens private by default

Facebook-owned Instagram said Tuesday that it'll make accounts for some teenagers private by default, a move that comes amid concerns from US politicians that social media could have harmful effects on young people.  Instagram users under the age of 16, or 18 in some countries, will have the

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 leak hints at a massive camera upgrade

Microsoft's Surface Duo drew flak for delivering outdated specs at top-tier prices (among other missteps), but that might not be true for the sequel. Windows Central has shared a Tech Rat leak purporting to show images of the Surface Duo 2, and they suggest Microsoft

Apple reportedly working on new iPad Mini with A15 processor

Apple 's iPad Mini line is typically a step behind the tech giant's bigger tablets . A new report suggests the smaller iPad is getting an upgrade that'll inject some real power into it.  A new iPad Mini is in the works and is expected to get upgrades includ

OnePlus launches one of the most unique smartwatches

OnePlus has unveiled its latest smartwatch, designed with a distinctive design and competitive specifications. The new OnePlus Watch Cobalt comes with a durable metal case that is water and dust resistant, and an elegant leather strap to appear in its design as a distinctive wristwatch. This wat

WhatsApp tests breaking free from smartphones

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has announced the launch of a trial aimed at freeing its users from smartphones.In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook engineers said the new feature would allow for the hugely popular service be used on multiple “non-phone” devices without need

Twitter suspends some fake accounts it verified by mistake

Twitter Inc. said on Tuesday it mistakenly verified some fake accounts that the social media company has now permanently suspended, months after restarting its verification program.The company in May relaunched verifications after a years-long freeze on public submissions for the site’s blue

Oppo launches one of the best competing phones

Oppo is preparing to launch a new phone that will challenge in terms of specifications and price the best smartphones on the market today. The new version of the Oppo Reno6 Z is supposed to have a water- and dust-resistant body, its dimensions (156.8/72/7.9) mm, and its weight is 175 g. The phon

Apple's latest MagSafe accessory is a $99 iPhone 12 battery pack

    Apple has quietly started selling a MagSafe Battery Pack for its iPhone 12 lineup. Spotted by 9to5Mac, the new accessory costs $99, with deliveries beginning early next week. Instead of a case you put on your iPhone, this latest battery pack attaches to th

The iPad Mini On Track for Its 'Biggest Redesign' Ever

The new iPad Mini will supposedly take its cues from the iPad Air (pictured above). Between miniLED screens and some major changes coming in iPadOS 15, Apple’s been steadily revamping its iPad following stellar sales in 2020. The latest rumor? This fall, the iPad Mini will get a r

Apple develops large iPhones at competitive prices

Several websites and pages on the Internet reported that Apple is seeking to develop a new category of iPhone phones that it will offer at prices that compete with the current Pro Max phones. According to the macrumors website, the famous blogger Ming-Chi Kuo has indicated that "Apple is developi