• Your Android Phone Can Now Cast Spells, "Lumos!"

    Your Android Phone Can Now Cast Spells, "Lumos!"

    and JK Rowling to help promote the new Harry Potter-ish film, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” I know, I know, Harry Potter isn’t in the film and it takes place before Harry ever makes his way to Hogwarts, but it’s all the same Wizarding World.
  • (Another) Hospital Falls Victim to Ransomware

    (Another) Hospital Falls Victim to Ransomware

    A UK hospital is back online several days after a virus crippled its network.Following an infection on Sunday, the National Health Service's Northern Lincolnshire and Goole (NLG) Foundation Trust temporarily shuttered a majority of its systems to "isolate and destroy" the bug.
  • Samsung: No Seriously, We're Really Sorry About the Note 7 Thing

    Samsung: No Seriously, We're Really Sorry About the Note 7 Thing

    For this we are truly sorry," the ad said.We will listen to you, learn from this and act in a way that allows us to earn back your trust," Lee said.
  • T-Mobile Offering Samsung Galaxy S7 BOGO Deal This Weekend

    T-Mobile Offering Samsung Galaxy S7 BOGO Deal This Weekend

    Those who go to T-Mobile's store or website this weekend and buy a Galaxy S7 with the company's Equipment Installment Plan can receive a second Galaxy S7 for free.The deal is available to current T-Mobile subscribers as well as those switching from another carrier.
  • ESET Internet Security 10

    ESET Internet Security 10

    Like ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10, this app's main window showcases an image of ESET's serene cyborg mascot.Kaspersky, Norton, BullGuard Internet Security, and quite a few others list all sites visited; ESET sticks to blocked sites.
  • Don’t Miss These Android Stories: November 11, 2016

    Don’t Miss These Android Stories: November 11, 2016

    Another week in the books here at DL.This week, we posted up a review for Google’s Daydream View VR headset, plus we unboxed Huawei’s latest flagship device, the Mate 9.
  • WhatsApp Rolls Out Video Calling to All

    WhatsApp Rolls Out Video Calling to All

    All 1 billion-plus WhatsApp users around the world can now make video calls.Last month, reports tipped a beta program testing the ability to make video calls from within the app; screenshots showed that tapping the call button or contact card brings up a dialog with voice and video as options.
  • Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    Twitter Purges Alt-Right Accounts

    In a video titled Knight of Long Knives (a reference to the 1934 mass murder of Nazi leaders by Adolf Hitler), Spencer calls Twitter's move "corporate Stalinism.But the company told USA Today that "Twitter Rules prohibit targeted abuse and harassment, and we will suspend accounts that violate this policy.
  • Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 21

    Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 21

    Dealing with all of the noise can be tough, so we thought this year, we’d try something a bit different.We’ll continue to do this as long as there are enough deals to keep it going, but this week it’ll definitely be there for you to browse each morning and on to the evening.
  • Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 22

    Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 22

    Dealing with all of the noise can be tough, so we thought this year, we’d try something a bit different.We’ll continue to do this as long as there are enough deals to keep it going, but this week it’ll definitely be there for you to browse each morning and on to the evening.
  • Google Photos (for Android)

    Google Photos (for Android)

    Once you install Google Photos, you have to make the choice between uploading High Quality (compressed) or Original (uncompressed) photos to your Google Photo backup on the cloud.The main view in Google Photos presents all your snaps in reverse chronological order.
  • Madison Square Garden Suffered Year-Long Credit Card Breach

    Madison Square Garden Suffered Year-Long Credit Card Breach

    The Madison Square Garden Company this week disclosed a massive credit card breach at four of its New York venues.24, 2016 at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at MSG, Radio City Music Hall, or Beacon Theater—as well as Chicago Theater in Illinois—may have been affected.
  • Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    Twitter Cracks Down on Data Use for Surveillance

    The practice, recently used by police to profile protesters and activists, is "absolutely unacceptable," the microblogging site said.Last month, law enforcement officials in Baltimore and Oakland, Calif.
  • Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 23

    Black Friday Deals Week Daily Round-Up: November 23

    Dealing with all of the noise can be tough, so we thought this year, we’d try something a bit different.In today’s list of deals, it’s looking a lot like yesterday’s list with the addition of Google Home dropping to the bargain price of $99, Nest products getting back to $50 off, and the Honor 8 at $289.
  • Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Already the top paid photo-editing app in the App Store, Facetune lets you not only fix obvious issues like blemishes and flash-reddened eyes, but also whiten teeth and reshape heads.The company behind Facetune, Lightricks, also makes Enlight (an Apple Best of 2016 award runner-up), an all-around mobile photo editor with Photoshop-like layer capabilities.
  • 7 Ways to Stay Organized This Holiday Season

    7 Ways to Stay Organized This Holiday Season

    As organized as I am, I could not get through that stretch between late November and January 1 without help.Here are some of the apps and online services I'm using to meet all my holiday obligations without sacrificing a ton of time and energy.
  • Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    Attenborough Story of Life (for iPad)

    In honor of this milestone, the BBC has released Attenborough Story of Life, a free iPad app that lets you stream more than 1,000 clips from his many excellent nature documentaries.In the years since, Attenborough has narrated more than 40 such BBC nature programs, including Life on Earth, Planet Earth, and Blue Planet.
  • Feds Get Expanded Hacking Powers

    Feds Get Expanded Hacking Powers

    New rules that expand the US government's hacking powers take effect today.), with bipartisan support from fellow lawmakers, made a trio of attempts to prevent the implementation of a federal court procedure known as Rule 41.
  • Leap Motion Mobile Platform Embraces Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Leap Motion Mobile Platform Embraces Virtual and Augmented Reality

    The Leap Motion Mobile Platform, created specifically for untethered devices, promises to meet the next-generation needs of VR and AR users when it comes to tracking hand and finger movements."We needed to build a whole new Leap Motion sensor with higher performance and much lower power," he said.
  • Intelligent Patching Makes Android App Updates 65 Percent Smaller

    Intelligent Patching Makes Android App Updates 65 Percent Smaller

    There is one trade off to this new method of patching: more processing is required on the target device in order to apply the patch.Extra processing time means batteries drain more quickly, but we're only talking a few seconds per app here.