The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 16:31

The best budget phone you can buy in 2019

We’ve found the best phone that doesn’t break the bank Continue reading…

CNET News | 16 Sep 16:31

International banks to scrutinize Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency - CNET

The digital currency will face questions from regulators.

CNET News | 16 Sep 16:13

Best-sounding albums to own on vinyl - CNET

Whether you're buying records as a gift or for your own collection, these are the 20 of the best-sounding albums, according to CNET.

Engadget RSS Feed | 16 Sep 15:00

Vivo's NEX 3 is a bezel-less 5G phone with a 64-megapixel camera

Whether you like it or not, 5G is coming, and a handful of brands are already offering compatible devices in select markets. The latest to jump on the 5G bandwagon is Vivo with its NEX 3 5G, which is a flagship smartphone that doesn't look too bad. I...

CNET News | 16 Sep 14:04

Get an unlocked Google Pixel 3A XL 64GB for $378 - CNET

Google's massively popular midrange phone was $100 more when it debuted earlier this year.

Latest news | 16 Sep 14:00

Can a Raspberry Pi 4 really replace your PC?

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a big step up in power - but is it good enough for me to use for everyday work at my desk? Let's find out.

9to5Mac | 16 Sep 03:00

How to check how much storage you need for your new iPhone

Ready to order a new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro but can’t remember how much storage you’re using on your current iPhone? Follow along for how to quickly check how much storage you need for your new iPhone. more… The post How to check how much storage you need for your new iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac .

CNET News | 15 Sep 13:00

The iPhone 11 lacks 5G. Why it won't matter one bit - CNET

Commentary: Apple won't get 5G until 2020, but the next-generation data speeds are hardly ready for prime time as is.

The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 14:27

OnePlus 7T to be revealed on September 26th

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The OnePlus 7T series of phones will be revealed on September 26th at reveals taking place in both India and North America, the company announced today. The series is expected to consist of two devices, the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro, which will act as follow-ups to the two phones the company released earlier this year. Following the events at the end of September, OnePlus says it will hold a third event in London on October 10th, where it says there’s “much more to come.” The event invitation doesn’t give us too many details about what to expect from the upcoming devices, other than to suggest that the 90Hz display will be making a return after its debut on the OnePlus 7 Pro . However, last time around the non-Pro version of the phone lacked....

Latest news | 16 Sep 16:55

OnePlus will announce the OnePlus 7T on Sept. 26

The company will hold an online event to announce its latest smartphone.

Engadget RSS Feed | 16 Sep 15:10

OnePlus will unveil the 7T on September 26th

It didn't take long for OnePlus to confirm launch plans for the 7T series -- and it turns out the most recent event rumor was partly true. The phone maker now intends to introduce the OnePlus 7T line at a North American event on September 26th, with...

CNET News | 16 Sep 15:01

OnePlus 7T reveal event happening on Sept. 26 - CNET

See what's new wth the budget phone.

The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 11:16

Huawei’s entire flagship Mate 30 lineup leaks ahead of Thursday launch

Image: @EVLeaks Days before Huawei is due to reveal its new flagship Mate 30 lineup, launching without Google apps or services on September 19th , promotional images of four of the upcoming devices appear to have leaked online. The images were shared by leaker Evan Blass , and show off what he claims is the new Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 Lite, and what appears to be a Porsche Design edition of one of the new handsets. At the top of the lineup is the Mate 30 Pro. The images suggest the phone will be equipped with a wide notch at the top of the device and a display that curves around the left and right sides of the phone like Oppo’s “waterfall screen” seen on Vivo’s new Nex 3 . On the back we can see the familiar Leica branding along with four sensors... ...

Engadget RSS Feed | 16 Sep 01:17

OnePlus 7T Pro may debut on October 10th

You might only have to wait a few weeks more if you've been holding off for a OnePlus 7T. The historically accurate OnLeaks and Compareraja have claimed that both the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will be unveiled on October 10th, with availability slated f...

9to5Mac | 15 Sep 16:02

This week’s top stories: iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are official, Apple Watch Series 5 details, more

In this week’s top stories: Apple officially announces the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, as well as the Apple Watch Series 5. We also learn more about Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… The post This week’s top stories: iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are official, Apple Watch Series 5 details, more appeared first on 9to5Mac .

Gizmodo | 16 Sep 15:40

You Should Update LastPass Right Now

LastPass has fixed a security bug that could have revealed credentials entered on a previously visited site. But to be safe, LastPass users should check that they’re running the most current version of the password manager. Read more...

Engadget RSS Feed | 16 Sep 16:52

LastPass patched a bug that could have exposed your passwords

If you use LastPass to manage your passwords, now would be a good time to make sure you're running the latest version, 44.33.0. As Gizmodo reports, LastPass recently patched a bug that could have been used to compromise users' security credentials. T...

The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 13:22

LastPass fixes bug that could let malicious websites extract your last used password

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LastPass has patched a bug that would have allowed a malicious website to extract a previous password entered by the service’s browser extension. ZDNet reports that the bug was discovered by Tavis Ormandy, a researcher in Google’s Project Zero team, and was disclosed in a bug report dated August 29th . LastPass fixed the issue on September 13th, and deployed the update to all browsers where it should be applied automatically, something LastPass users would be smart to verify. The bug works by luring users onto a malicious website, and fooling the browser extension to use a password from a previously visited website. Ormandy notes that attackers could use a service like Google Translate to disguise a malicious URL and trick vulnera...

Latest news | 16 Sep 10:45

LastPass bug leaks credentials from previous site

LastPass has released a fix last week. Vulnerability details are now public. Users advised to update.

9to5Mac | 16 Sep 15:33

Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today, ahead of iPhone 11 availability on Friday

Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today, a few days ahead of availability of the iPhone 11 , which supports the new, faster standard… more… The post Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today, ahead of iPhone 11 availability on Friday appeared first on 9to5Mac .

Techmeme | 16 Sep 14:10

The Wi-Fi Alliance launches the Wi-Fi Certified 6 program for devices using next-gen 802.11ax Wi-Fi radios, expected to be up to 40% faster than Wi-Fi 5 (Ry Crist/CNET)

Ry Crist / CNET : The Wi-Fi Alliance launches the Wi-Fi Certified 6 program for devices using next-gen 802.11ax Wi-Fi radios, expected to be up to 40% faster than Wi-Fi 5   —  Promising “a new Wi-Fi era,” the Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit industry group, announced the launch of the Wi-Fi Certified 6 program today.

CNET News | 16 Sep 14:00

Wi-Fi 6 certification is here to make next-gen speeds a widespread reality - CNET

Considered "a key milestone" for adoption of next-gen Wi-Fi technology, the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi Certified 6 program launches today.

The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 14:00

Faster Wi-Fi officially launches today

Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge The next generation of Wi-Fi has been trickling out over the past year, but this week, its launch is going to accelerate. The Wi-Fi Alliance, the organization that oversees implementation of the Wi-Fi standard, is launching its official Wi-Fi 6 certification program. That might sound boring, but it means the Wi-Fi 6 standard is truly ready to go, and tech companies will soon be able to advertise their products — mostly brand new ones — as certified to properly support Wi-Fi 6. Wi-Fi 6 includes a bunch of new technologies that combine together to make Wi-Fi more efficient. This is particularly important because of just how many devices we all have these days — it’s not unusual for a family to have a dozen or more gadgets all connected to... ...

Techmeme | 16 Sep 17:50

Sources: Amazon changed its search algorithm last year to boost items that were more profitable for it, overriding internal dissent from lawyers and engineers (Dana Mattioli/Wall Street Journal)

Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal : Sources: Amazon changed its search algorithm last year to boost items that were more profitable for it, overriding internal dissent from lawyers and engineers   —  The e-commerce giant overcame internal dissent from engineers and lawyers, people familiar with the move say.

Engadget RSS Feed | 16 Sep 17:41

Classic Dragon Quest games come to Nintendo Switch

Dragon Quest became the prototypical JRPG when it launched on the Nintendo Famicom in 1986. Its first two sequels formed the Erdrick Trilogy, cementing Enix as a role-playing powerhouse. All three games will be making their way to the Nintendo Switch...

The Verge - All Posts | 16 Sep 16:53

Mophie’s latest wireless charging pad isn’t afraid to stand on ceremony

Image: Mophie Mophie’s latest wireless charging stand can be folded down to allow you to also use it as a compact wireless charging pad. The accessory is available now directly from Mophie, and will be available soon from Apple’s stores. Although it will work with all Qi-enabled wireless charging devices, the pad is optimized for Apple’s phones. 9to5Mac notes that it should be able to charge iPhones at a rate of 7.5W, and Mophie’s product page says that the stand will charge other Qi-enabled devices at the standard Qi charging rate of up to 5W. This is hardly the first time a manufacturer has thought to make a convertible charging stand. Samsung, for example, was giving it a go way back in 2017 . However, the form factor still isn’t common enough for... C...

9to5Mac | 16 Sep 15:35

Mophie launches convertible stand to pad wireless charger for iPhone, works in portrait or landscape orientation

After launching two multi-device wireless chargers last month and a single wireless pad, Mophie is rounding out its wireless charger collection with a convertible stand/pad option  that will be available at Apple Stores. more… The post Mophie launches convertible stand to pad wireless charger for iPhone, works in portrait or landscape orientation appeared first on 9to5Mac .