The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
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.
The Windows 10 Creators Update, as unveiled today by Microsoft, is free, packed full of features, and landing on your PC in “early 2017”. Let’s find out what it’s all about…
Memes are now officially bigger than Jesus, and we actually have the data to back up that claim.
Apple appears to have inadvertently leaked images of the new MacBook Pro 48 hours before its official unveiling. Oops!
WhatsApp is rolling out video calling to random Android users, but the feature is available to anyone willing to install the latest beta. iOS users are out of luck for now.
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Everybody should download iOS 10.1 at their earliest convenience. However, only iPhone 7 Plus owners will get the magic sauce set to make Android owners (and regular ol’ iPhone 7 owners) jealous.
There’s a new tech support scam doing the rounds, and this one fools users into thinking their computer has crashed. Which is ingeniously evil, it has to be said.
Hackers launched a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Dyn this morning. The attack was responsible for taking down or interrupting traffic to a host of popular websites.
When Microsoft first unveiled the Surface, people laughed at this iPad-wannabe. And yet four years on, business is booming. No, seriously, stop laughing!
Nintendo has unveiled the Nintendo Switch, a home/handheld hybrid games console designed to give Nintendo fans the best of both worlds. That is if everything goes according to plan…
MakeUseOf doesn’t exist any more, at least according to Wikipedia. Neither does The Next Web for that matter. And several other high-profile tech sites are also facing the chop…
Hello again. With these two simple words, Apple revealed what we’ve all been expecting for some time… new Macs are on their way.
Samsung is facing a class-action lawsuit from disgruntled Galaxy Note 7 owners. This lawsuit is focused on Samsung’s handling of the Galaxy Note 7 recall, which upset millions of users.
You can now endorse your choice to be the next President of the United States on Facebook. That is if you like annoying your friends.
Vudu has launched a new offering called Vudu Movies On Us. This lets you watch thousands of movies and television shows for free with “limited commercials”.
Microsoft has launched Outlook Premium in a public preview, and if you sign up now, you can get it at a reduced price for the first 12 months.
Netflix has enjoyed a fantastic quarter. Which strongly suggests that its decision to raise prices for existing subscribers hasn’t harmed the company in the slightest. Result!