Technology Trends

Vertu returns from bankruptcy with $14k phone

Vertu has a new Android smartphone, and they’ve priced it at around $4,000.

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Rocket League RocketIDs delayed as Sony warms to PS4 cross-play

Sony’s resistance to cross-play on PS4 got a lot of attention when Fortnite launched on the Nintendo Switch earlier this year, but this is a saga that has been running far longer than that. Though the topic of cross-play is one that’s come up from time to time across multiple console generations, Sony’s hesitance to enable it on the PS4 … Continue reading

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Google apps could cost manufacturers up to $40 per handset in the EU

After Google was fined $5 billion by EU courts for forcing providers to make its own products the default on Android devices, the company is now separating Chrome and search from the rest of its suite of apps.

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Pixel 3 camera problem leaves some shots unsaved

A Pixel 3 camera bug is failing to save some photos, with Google’s new Android flagships apparently experiencing a weird glitch with the Google Camera app. The problem affects both the Pixel 3 and the larger Pixel 3 XL, owners of each phone have confirmed, in addition to the last-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. However, the way the … Continue reading

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Tesla shelves the full self-driving option you couldn’t use

Ever since Tesla hinted at its autonomous future, there's been a "Full Self-Driving Capability" checkbox on the order page for its cars -- spend several grand and your car would one day steer itself.

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Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google’s shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents confirm, a move which is leading some to predict more expensive products for buyers.

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Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

Like so many Harry Potter fans, I've dreamed of attending Hogwarts and learning magic with a wand, cauldron and bulging bag full of quills, ink and parchment. In the absence of real witchcraft and wizardry, I've visited movie sets and played countles...

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Honor 8X Review: mid-range as good as premium

You can probably already guess from the title: Honor has done it again. While it’s easy to knock the company as “just a Huawei sub-brand”, it has been rocking the smartphone global market, including the US, with affordable smartphones that sometimes rival even Huawei’s high-end models

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The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever

Friday morning has arrived, and with it we're looking at the cheapest Model 3 ever. Also, Apple opened orders for the iPhone XR and set a date for its event where we expect to meet new iPads and Macs

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Ford GT production increased to 1,350 units

Ford has announced that the popularity of the Ford GT has led it to increase production capacity for the cars by 350 units. The production run for the Ford GT will now total 1,350 units over a period of six years. Ford is opening its final owner application process for select global markets on November 8

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