Apple’s time-saving Apple Pay Categorical Transit characteristic is coming to London

Apple’s time-saving Apple Pay Categorical Transit characteristic is coming to London 1

London’s transport network (TfL) says it’s working closely with Apple to enable a new Apple Pay Express Transit feature. Apple first introduced Express Transit in iOS 12.3 earlier this month, allowing Apple Pay users to simply hold their devices at transit terminals without having to authenticate via Touch ID or Face ID. It’s a very […]

MediaTek’s first 5G-enabled chipset will save battery life and area

MediaTek’s first 5G-enabled chipset will save battery life and area 2

MediaTek has unveiled the world’s first mobile chipset with an integrated 5G modem. The 7nm chipset combines the company’s Helio M70 5G modem with ARM’s recently announced Cortex-A77 and Mali-G77, resulting in an integrated chip that should save on physical space inside the phone and battery life. The chip’s modem has a theoretical maximum download […]

MediaTek’s first 5G-enabled chipset will save battery life and house

MediaTek’s first 5G-enabled chipset will save battery life and house 3

MediaTek has unveiled the world’s first mobile chipset with an integrated 5G modem. The 7nm chipset combines the company’s Helio M70 5G modem with ARM’s recently announced Cortex-A77 and Mali-G77, resulting in an integrated chip that should save on physical space inside the phone and battery life. The chip’s modem has a theoretical maximum download […]

Google, WhatsApp, and Apple slam GCHQ proposal to listen in on encrypted chats

Google, WhatsApp, and Apple slam GCHQ proposal to listen in on encrypted chats 6

A group of 47 companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and WhatsApp have strongly criticized a proposal by the UK intelligence agency GCHQ to eavesdrop on encrypted messages. In an open letter published on Lawfare the companies say that the plans would undermine security, threaten trust in encrypted messaging services, and ultimately endanger citizens’ right to […]

Microsoft will distribute extra Xbox titles by Steam and at last assist Win32 video games

Microsoft will distribute extra Xbox titles by Steam and at last assist Win32 video games 7

Microsoft says it’s committed to supporting competing PC game stores and it’s announcing today that it will distribute more Xbox Game Studios titles through Valve’s Steam marketplace. Typically, Microsoft has distributed its games through only Xbox Live on its game console platform and through its own Windows storefront on PC. Now, Microsoft says it wants […]

Microsoft will distribute extra Xbox titles via Steam and at last assist Win32 video games

Microsoft will distribute extra Xbox titles via Steam and at last assist Win32 video games 8

Microsoft says it’s committed to supporting competing PC game stores and it’s announcing today that it will distribute more Xbox Game Studios titles through Valve’s Steam marketplace. Typically, Microsoft has distributed its games through only Xbox Live on its game console platform and through its own Windows storefront on PC. Now, Microsoft says it wants […]

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Recreation Move to PC with over 100 titles

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Recreation Move to PC with over 100 titles 9

Microsoft announced today that it’s bringing its popular console game subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows. This is bigger than just a formal recognition that some of its included Xbox games in Game Pass can already be played on the PC. (Right now, any PC game that’s part of Game Pass can be played […]

Motorola’s Moto Z4 is maintaining the Moto Mod dream alive

Motorola’s Moto Z4 is maintaining the Moto Mod dream alive 10

Motorola has officially announced the Moto Z4, the thoroughly leaked (and even accidentally shipped!) successor to last year’s Moto Z3. And yes, the company is still firmly sticking with its strategy of modular Moto Mod attachments. As one might expect, the Z4 is essentially an upgraded version of last year’s Moto Z3. The basic design […]

Motorola’s Moto Z4 is preserving the Moto Mod dream alive

Motorola’s Moto Z4 is preserving the Moto Mod dream alive 14

Motorola has officially announced the Moto Z4, the thoroughly leaked (and even accidentally shipped!) successor to last year’s Moto Z3. And yes, the company is still firmly sticking with its strategy of modular Moto Mod attachments. As one might expect, the Z4 is essentially an upgraded version of last year’s Moto Z3. The basic design […]

T-Collection is the primary YouTube channel to hit 100 million subscribers

T-Collection is the primary YouTube channel to hit 100 million subscribers 18

T-Series is the first YouTube channel to reach more than 100 million subscribers after months of racing to the top. YouTube congratulated T-Series on Twitter, telling the Bollywood channel to make room on its shelf for a new trophy — similar to the Play Buttons the company hands out to channels that reach 1 or […]

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is useless and buried

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is useless and buried 28

Microsoft had a dream with Windows 8 that involved universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and even Xbox consoles. The plan was that app developers could write a single app for all of these devices, and it would magically span across them all. This dream really started to fall apart after […]

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is useless and buried

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is useless and buried 30

Microsoft had a dream with Windows 8 that involved universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and even Xbox consoles. The plan was that app developers could write a single app for all of these devices, and it would magically span across them all. This dream really started to fall apart after […]

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is lifeless and buried

Microsoft’s Common Home windows Platform app dream is lifeless and buried 32

Microsoft had a dream with Windows 8 that involved universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and even Xbox consoles. The plan was that app developers could write a single app for all of these devices, and it would magically span across them all. This dream really started to fall apart after […]