The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
Snapchat has finally started selling its Spectacles. But you, person sitting there reading this, is unlikely to be able to be able to get your hands on any.
Microsoft really wants you to buy a Surface device. So much so it’s willing to take that old MacBook off your hands in exchange for cold, hard cash.
If you have been tempted to buy Overwatch, but haven’t yet dipped your hand into your pocket, Blizzard is making the game free-to-play for one weekend only.
WhatsApp has added support for GIFs. This means you can now send those annoying repeating images to friends and family, whether they’ll appreciate them or not.
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Potential iPhone owners who balk at the price of the new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus can now buy a refurbished iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus from Apple.com. Unfortunately, they’re not cheap.
You should consider uninstalling WOT right now. Why? Because Web of Trust has been caught collecting and selling user data. Even worse, this data hasn’t always been successfully anonymized.
YouTube has added support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos. And if one thing’s certain, it’s that HDR videos haven’t been filmed using a potato.
Google has quietly killed Google Showtimes, a standalone website telling you where and when you could see a movie in your local area. Fans of Showtimes are revolting against the decision.
America is finally set to choose the next President of the United States. Regardless of who you’re voting for, it’s important to just vote. At least according to Google.
Apple has cut the price of its USB-C adapters. Because it turns out people still use USB-A and HDMI, and don’t want to pay top dollar to use their own peripherals.
Samsung is being forced to recall 2.8 million of its washing machines due to the possibility of them shaking themselves apart. Or, to put it another way, exploding. Sound familiar?
Under the new system, Windows 10 updates should be smaller in size, be downloaded more efficiently, and put less strain on your system resources. A change you probably won’t even notice.
The mobile operating system war is now over. And Android won. Because while Apple still sells shedloads of iPhones, 9 of 10 smartphones sold around the world is now powered by Android.
Why has Apple dumped the SD card slot from the new MacBook Pro when most people still use one? Only Apple has the answer…
Instapaper is dumping its paywall and offering its premium features to anyone and everyone at no extra cost. Result!
Microsoft is no longer selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 licenses to OEMs. This effectively means that Windows 10 is the only version of Windows available to the companies building new PCs.
If you own a Sonos speaker, today is your lucky day. You will no longer have to make do with the underperforming Sonos app. Instead, you can now control your Sonos with Spotify!
Google has disclosed a 0-day vulnerability in Windows which is currently unpatched and being actively exploited in the wild. Microsoft is, unsurprisingly, none too happy with this situation.
Why does Netflix make the original shows it makes? And buy the classic movies it buys? It’s all about the joy. Your joy. Apparently.
A new social network has just become available to everyone. Its name is Imzy, and it bills itself as a “friendlier” alternative to Reddit. Which is nice.
Apple has taken the wraps off of its brand new MacBook Pro. It’s a beautifully designed piece of hardware, with several innovative touches and some annoying caveats potential buyers will have to beware.
Twitter is killing Vine, with the social media company shuttering the short-form video-sharing service for unknown reasons. Rest in Peace.
Facebook has released its new app on Android, two months after it made its debut on iOS. We’re guessing you’ve never heard of Lifestage though, as nobody really has.
Microsoft has announced new hardware in the form of its first all-in-one PC. The Surface Studio is essentially an iMac (but better), and aimed at people with lots of money to spare.