• Now It Can Blur The Background Behind You
Now It Can Blur The Background Behind You

Skype said that the feature - which is similar to the blurring added to Microsoft Teams a year ago - uses artificial intelligence to keep the focus on the caller. It's been available in Microsoft Teams software since previous year. The feature was first introduced in the company's Teams collaboration app , and it's finally made its way to ...

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  • Motorola launches the 2019 G-series family of four new mid-range smartphones
Motorola launches the 2019 G-series family of four new mid-range smartphones

It's not coming to the United States at all. All phones are certainly mid-range, but do feature that newish-school design with a bigger and notched display that stretches to the corners. On the front, you'll notice the notch is narrower than the G7 Play, but it's still pretty prominent. It features a 6.2-inch HD display with Max Vision.

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  • Mobile tops profit estimates amid more Sprint merger scrutiny
Mobile tops profit estimates amid more Sprint merger scrutiny

John Legere, T-Mobile US CEO said that, "We love NY!" The company a year ago said it had also hired a lobbying firm linked to Corey Lewandowski , President Donald Trump's former campaign manager. Shares of T-Mobile were down 3.69 percent as of 4:04 p.m. ET on Tuesday, while shares of Sprint were down 6.09 percent. The FCC and the Department of...

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  • Bug-spotting teen gets a thank you in Apple’s latest iOS update
Bug-spotting teen gets a thank you in Apple’s latest iOS update

The FaceTime fix is included in the latest version of Apple's iOS 12 system, which became available to install Thursday. To make matters worse, if the person receiving the call pressed the power button to mute the ringing, their front-facing camera would turn on allowing the caller to see what was happening in the room.

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  • Wells Fargo customers can not access mobile, online banking after facility power shutdown
Wells Fargo customers can not access mobile, online banking after facility power shutdown

We apologize for the inconvenience. A customer service representative reportedly said it is a nationwide outage. The national bank says system issues were caused due to a power shutdown at one of its facilities. "They did have an activation of a fire suppression system that was triggered due to dust from construction". Whatever happened, it h...

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  • EA host a disappointed financial call, as Battlefield V underperforms
EA host a disappointed financial call, as Battlefield V underperforms

Studio head honcho Vince Zampella has since confirmed that a new Titanfall game is in the works, and that it'll launch this year. Around 7.3 million copies of Battlefield 5 were sold in the last fiscal year quarter; the target for the title was around 1 million units more.

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  • Facebook lets people slide out of DMs with new delete option
Facebook lets people slide out of DMs with new delete option

The app will then ask if you want to remove the message for everyone or just for you (the latter keeps the message visible to other participants, while hiding it from your view). In a statement released to TechCrunch a year ago, Facebook representatives said, "After Sony Pictures' emails were hacked in 2014 we made a number of changes to ...

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  • Respawn’s Free-To-Play ‘Apex Legends’ Battle Royale Available Now
Respawn’s Free-To-Play ‘Apex Legends’ Battle Royale Available Now

Respawn Lead Producer Drew McCoy confirmed this little factoid in a new interview with Eurogamer regarding the studio's latest game, Apex Legends . Players will also encounter Respawn Beacons on the map as they play, which are one-time use and allow squads to revive one of their fallen teammates.

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  • You Can Now Lock WhatsApp On Your iPhone Using Face ID/Touch ID
You Can Now Lock WhatsApp On Your iPhone Using Face ID/Touch ID

In the future, Facebook plans to create a unified messaging system that would work across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram, complete with end-to-end encryption. Spotted by 9to5, the feature is available to iPhone users with the WhatsApp version, 2.19.20. However, the feature doesn't add the additional security to your individual WhatsApp conv...

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  • Microsoft Opening Up Xbox Live to Switch, Android and iOS
Microsoft Opening Up Xbox Live to Switch, Android and iOS

So by opening up Xbox Live across the most popular non-Microsoft gaming devices (smartphones and the Switch), Microsoft's service could reclaim its throne. The subject of cross play actually to a head recently with Fortnite , during which we saw Microsoft and Sony sniping at one another over the latter's reticence to allow cross play on its PS4...

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  • Titanfall battle royale game Apex Legends set to release today
Titanfall battle royale game Apex Legends set to release today

A free-to-play game set in the Titanfall universe is set to release on Monday, February 4. Interestingly, Apex Legends will not include any of the iconic Titan mech suits. Apex Legends will presumably feature the high-velocity parkour and traversal that made both Titanfall games so much fun to play - although the titans themselves will appar...

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  • Huawei 5G foldable phone teased in MWC 2019 press conference invite
Huawei 5G foldable phone teased in MWC 2019 press conference invite

With Huawei's MWC keynote set for Sunday, February 24th, there are just over three weeks until it officially shows off the phone . The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC ) will take place in Barcelona, Spain from February 25 to 28. At 0:23 in the video attached above, you can see a woman opening a foldable smartphone . Before then, Huawe...

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  • PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019
PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019

Hitman: The Complete Season is absolutely superb and well worth giving a shot. The new line-up will include the first season of stealth-action title Hitman , medieval slash-em-up For Honor , as well as a few lesser-known titles like Rogue Aces and Gunhouse .

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  • Samsung produces 1TB UFS for mobiles
Samsung produces 1TB UFS for mobiles

While that actually doesn't sound that incredible, Samsung points out that your typical 64GB smartphone can only store 13 such videos. Its new 1TB Embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) chips can offer mobile users oodles of built-in storage without resorting to microSD cards, and provide 10x the speed that type of memory expansion card would ...

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  • Apple Blocks Google's Internal iOS Apps For Breaking Rules
Apple Blocks Google's Internal iOS Apps For Breaking Rules

These include early versions of Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and other beta apps, along with one used by Facebook employees for transportation. Then Facebook distributed the app under an Apple program with a special approval process if apps are used only for internal testing.

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  • Xbox Live Takes a Nosedive, Drags Consoles with It
Xbox Live Takes a Nosedive, Drags Consoles with It

It also seems like the Xbox server status page is down as well , which means we can't even check or see what services are affected. Like Fortnite's crash earlier this weekend, this seems like a major server issue malfunction. As always, we're here and we're listening'. "We'll update here when we have more to provide". More than 10,000 rep...

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  • Official Samsung Galaxy S10 Press Photos Leaked
Official Samsung Galaxy S10 Press Photos Leaked

The report claims that the devices now in production include only 4G smartphones. This could also be the company's first foldable gaming smartphone. Samsung pushed new ground with the Galaxy Note 9 a year ago, releasing the very first 1TB smartphone thanks to combined internal and expandable storage.

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  • Nintendo delays the launch of Mario Kart Tour for mobiles
Nintendo delays the launch of Mario Kart Tour for mobiles

Nintendo revealed in a financial report that the delay is to improve the quality of the game. If the latest report from Japanese publication Nikkei is true, Nintendo will be taking a big step in that direction in 2019. Racing games are among the most popular in all of mobile gaming. Splatoon 2 hit 8.27 million worldwide and with 3.3 million s...

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  • Facebook to integrate Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp into single system
Facebook to integrate Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp into single system

The policy claims to come, especially since the data scandal Cambridge Analytica again and again, Facebook had to be forced to separate from the Messaging services. If there were any doubts before, this app-integration news should signal that the autonomy Instagram and particularly WhatsApp enjoyed under Facebook's roof is now over.

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  • Facebook is paying people to install an invasive app
Facebook is paying people to install an invasive app

Aimed at people aged 13 to 25, the app, according to Facebook, is created to study mobile usage habits. Before using Facebook Research, the company used the Onavo Protect application, which offers a VPN service , which however was banned from the apps store of iOS, but still remains available on the Android Play Store.

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