Report: 2018 OLED iPhones to Support Apple Pencil

When Apple first launched the Pencil back in 2015 it was exclusively for the iPad Pro. Two years later and the sixth-generation iPad could use it. Now it looks as though the next iPhone may ship with Apple Pencil support. As 9to5Mac reports, market intelligence company TrendForce believes that Apple intends to both increase the […]

Tesla Buyout Could Be the Largest Ever

Elon Musk might do well to heed the dictum, “Never tweet.” He has tangled with journalists and rescuers of Thai soccer teams, launched companies with little planning, and promoted short shorts. But there is one tweet that could end up truly costing him. On August 7, the Tesla founder and CEO announced he was considering […]

New Alexa Auto SDK Extends Amazon’s Influence to the Dash

AAA’s distraction studies notwithstanding, voice recognition is one of the safest ways to interface with increasingly complex car infotainment systems. Even though they continues to improve, the failings of in-car voice-recognition systems have topped the list of owner’s complaints about car tech, according to J.D. Power and Associates. Siri Eyes Free—no screen needed—is now included […]

What We Saw at Black Hat 2018

The 2018 Black Hat conference—summer’s week-long celebration of all things infosec—kicked off with an inspiring exhortation by Parisa Tabriz, Director of Engineering at Google. She urged attendees to forget the status quo and stop playing security Whack-A-Mole. Using examples from her oversight of Google Chrome and the Project Zero team, she laid out three principles […]

Sprint’s First 5G Phone Won’t Be Thick as a Brick

Sprint and LG announced today that they’ll have a 5G phone together “in the first half of 2019” when the carrier’s 5G network launches. This is the second 5G phone announcement we’ve seen, after Motorola and Verizon unveiled a 5G add-on for the Motorola Z3 phone coming “early next year.” John Tudhope, Sprint’s director of […]

Sharing the same texting habits make couples happier

How’s your text life? While being glued to our phones has often been called out for wrecking relationships, new research suggests that having the same texting habits as your partner can actually increase your happiness with each other. And some couples who sext (in moderation) report more satisfaction in bed. Researchers surveyed 205 adults between […]