samsung 

Samsung Galaxy J4+ and J6+ are the latest phones getting Android Pie update

Samsung recently rolled out the Android Pie update for the Galaxy J8 in India, and now, this South Korean tech giant is seeding this latest version of Android for two more smartphones – Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+. The update weighs more than 1GB in size and carries security patch that’s dated April 1, 2019. It also comes with One UI which is the latest iteration of Samsung’s custom Android skin. That said, unlike previous rollouts, Samsung has this time released Android Pie in multiple markets. The Galaxy J4+ is receiving it in Ukraine, Thailand,…

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Apple 

Apple recalls AC wall plug parts for Hong Kong, Singapore, and the U.K.

Apple has just announced a recall, and it’s not the most obvious of items — MacBooks with problematic keyboards and display cables — but rather wall plug adapters designed for use in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The company says it’s aware of six incidents of users being shocked by the old adapters and is recalling them for immediate replacement. As shown in the image above, the distinctive three-prong wall adapters all use thick metal blades, as compared with U.S. three-prong connectors that have two thinner blades and a circular grounding prong. Apple shipped…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Sell your phone when you pop to the shops

If you’ve got an old mobile phone squirreled away in a drawer, you’re not alone. Us Brits have £6.86 billion worth of unused mobile phones gathering dust in our homes, according to research from the tech buying and selling website, musicMagpie. As only around half of us will end up recycling them, there are a lot of old phones out there going to waste. However, Gazelle is hoping to change all that with its automated kiosks, which pay out for old phones in a matter of minutes. Make money from old tech When…

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Apple 

Apple Watch price cut: save $80 on the Series 3 Apple Watch at Walmart

If you’re interested in picking up an Apple Watch, now is a great time to find excellent deals on older models. Walmart has the Apple Watch Series 3 on sale at for $299. That’s an $80 discount and the best price we’ve seen for the Series 3 Apple smartwatch.  The Apple Watch 3 is a health-focused smartwatch and offers features such as heart rate monitoring, calorie tracking and GPS technology. The watch can also track popular workouts such as yoga, cycling, running, and swimming. The smartwatch is waterproof has an impressive battery…

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Gadgets 

Exploding Pyrex, Cetacean Autopsies, and Spectacular Gadget Failures: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

This week Gizmodo examined the many functions of various forms of technology in our everyday lives over the course of the last century. For a highlight reel of some of the beauty industry torture devices dreamed up over the course of the 20th and 21st centuries, don’t miss our feature on the most bizarre gadgets that were destined to fail. Gizmodo examined the persistent Pyrex glass controversy—you know, the one involving exploding glass. And we reported on aviation’s shift toward automated systems, and how experts have been warning of the potential for crashes like…

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Mobile 

Despite The Game Ban, These Kids Won Rs 30 Lakh At India’s Biggest PUBG Mobile Tournament

Most young Indians are no stranger to PUBG Mobile, the battle royale game everybody is playing. India is obsessed with PUBG to a degree where it’s even banned in certain states. That’s right, some kids even got arrested for playing PUBG, and yet getting that chicken dinner does pay good money in a competition. Last week, the final leg of the biggest PUBG Mobile tournament in India took place in Hyderabad, with some of the best mobile gamers facing off for the winner’s crown. With over 570,000 online registrations from across…

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Social Media 

Here’s the key to social media marketing for real estate agents and LOs

Most real estate and mortgage professionals agree that creating content and using social media is vital to reaching customers and referral partners in today’s market.   As important as it is, many of them still find it overwhelming. Social media is often romanticized as a magic bullet, and when the luster wears off and the work begins, many are left frustrated.   I get a lot of feedback about the frustration that comes from not knowing what kind of content to create, finding the time to create it, and deciding…

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Apple 

A foldable iPhone: Will Apple bend to the trend?

In this week’s Apple Core rundown, we’ll take a look at how Apple fits into the foldable phone trend and the hurdles it has to clear to make an iPhone bend. We’ll also learn about the latest health feature rumored to be coming to the Apple Watch, and the 10 winning pics from Apple’s Shot on iPhone Challenge photography contest have been revealed. Will Apple launch a foldable iPhone? The foldable phone trend has taken 2019 by storm, with companies such as Samsung, Huawei and FlexPai unveiling the bendable devices that will soon be in consumers’…

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Mobile 

Mobile World Congress: The Huawei issue hangs over mobile industry show

Some 100,000 industry aficionados will roam the LED-lit conference halls to check out the latest gadgets — from smartphones and tablets to artificial intelligence and robots. by Stefan Nicola The mobile industry’s biggest show is shaping up to be a proxy for a U.S.-China battle over the future of Huawei Technologies Co., putting telecom executives in an awkward position. Huawei and the U.S. government are bolstering their presence at MWC Barcelona, formerly called Mobile World Congress, setting the scene for a showdown next week as both sides try to win over…

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Apple 

Apple has made some big changes in recent months – here’s a look at the top new hires and moves you might have missed

For Apple, 2019 is already shaping up to be a year marked by change. Following the company’s announcement in November that it would no longer break out iPhone unit sales in earnings reports, the firm is making several key leadership changes as it prioritizes other emerging product segments like digital services, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, which The Wall Street Journaloutlined in a report on Monday. The changes are likely part of an ongoing effort by Apple to reduce its reliance on the iPhone as it grapples with plummeting smartphone sales. Here’s a look at…

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