The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
Alexa’s new Follow-Up mode means Amazon’s artificial intelligence will listen for longer. Which will save you having to say “Alexa” every time you want her to do something.
Epic Games has announced that Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to a smartphone near you soon. Starting with iOS, and with support for Android to follow in the next few months.
Google Street View has taken trips to 11 Disney Parks, capturing all the imagery required to let you take a virtual tour. It may not be as good as the real thing, but still.
Once upon a time there was a nice, friendly artificial intelligence called Alexa. And then Alexa went rogue and started laughing at everyone…
It’s official. Rumors of Microsoft’s plans to ditch Windows 10 S emerged last month, but Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore has now confirmed Windows 10 “S Mode” is coming.
Spotify appears to be cracking down on people using modified Spotify apps. Because, while these apps deliver a Premium-like experience for free, they clearly violate Spotify’s terms and conditions.
Parents generally don’t want their children watching TV shows and movies aimed at adults. Which is why Netflix’s new parental controls are a welcome sight.
Microsoft has released an optimized version of Skype for anyone running older Android phones. Specifically, handsets running on Android 4.0.3 to 5.1.
Retail therapy doesn’t have to cost a fortune. As eBay is demonstrating with its new “Under $10” section.
Sony is making a big change to the way PlayStation Plus works. Because from March 2019 there will be no more free games for PS3 or PS Vita. Boo! Hiss!
Twitter has launched new tools that make it much easier to save and share tweets. Bookmarks may not be the most original name, but it sure is useful.
Facebook wants to help you find a new job, turning itself into a viable alternative to LinkedIn in the process.
By the end of 2018 Netflix will have 700 original movies and TV shows available to stream. But too much of anything is a bad thing. Right?
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has finally addressed the issue of loot boxes, but probably not in the way gamers hoped…
YouTube has added some new features to YouTube Live, all of which are designed to help creators connect with their audiences.
The Nokia 8110 4G isn’t an exact replica, but it’s still a tribute act likely to appeal to nostalgia nerds of a certain age.
One thing Apple does consistently is deliver new versions of its existing products. And it looks as though a new version of the AirPods is already on the way.
With a single tweet, Kylie Jenner managed to hit Snapchat where it hurts… in the pocket.
Airbnb Plus is a new brand for accommodations that can meet 100 different criteria, and are therefore likely to please the more discerning traveler.
Uber Express Pool is an extension of the existing Pool service. And while it could save you even more money, the downside is its similarity to taking the bus.
Facebook is finally making it easier to add more people to a call. But we can’t help but wonder why it’s taken this long to add such a simple feature.
Nuance has announced that it has stopped developing the popular Swype keyboard app. Existing users can carry on using it for the time being, but Swype has disappeared from Google Play and the App Store.
Chrome for Android now has the ability to shorten the URLs you share with your friends. So you can now share a clean link without any of that unnecessary tracking information included.
Apple has released updates to its OSes in an effort to beat the text bomb bug. So you should update your device to the latest version before someone decides to prank you.