Weekly Poll: How concerned are you about your privacy online?

July 15, 2018

Ever since the internet broke out, privacy has been a topic of much discussion. Many have debated privacy laws, whether there should be more or less in place, and if we as regular consumers should be worried about where the web is taking us as it relates to our own privacy. This week, some stories made headlines regarding attempts by companies to make people feel like their lives are still as secure and private as they make them.

Carrier News

Sprint announces two new unlimited data plans

July 13, 2018

This week, Sprint announced via its blog not one but two new unlimited plans. It seems that no US carrier is ever settled with the plans they offer, since they constantly change. Sprint is the latest to make changes and add new plans. Things are about to get a little confusing, but we’ll try to simplify things as much as we can.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Another render of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4 has leaked

July 13, 2018

Android tablets aren’t common anymore, but some OEMs are still showing interest in the declining category being replaced by bigger phones. Last week, early renders leaked of an apparent Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 successor. This week, another render has leaked confirming last week’s report. Thanks to a fresh image that reveals more detail, we have a better idea of what to expect from Samsung’s 2018-edition Galaxy Tab S tablet.

Carrier News

AT&T and Magic Leap agree to partner

July 12, 2018

Announced Wednesday, AT&T and Magic Leap have come to terms on a deal that has the two companies working together to benefit one another. AT&T has been doing a lot lately with the underlying purpose of sustaining wireless customers and adding new ones to stay in front of competition. The carrier’s latest move follows in line with this principle, but now how we expected.

General News

HTC Exodus blockchain phone will launch in Q3

July 12, 2018

We briefly heard about an HTC blockchain phone named ‘Exodus‘ a few months ago. This week, more details have come in from HTC regarding the device we didn’t expect to see on markets as soon as this year. HTC has now confirmed the phone for a launch in Q3 of 2018. 

Google App Updates

YouTube adds incognito mode for watching videos in private

July 11, 2018

Like Google Chrome, YouTube will now have an incognito mode. It will work similarly but for different reasons and is part of a new update rolling out as we speak in many places for many users. The new mode is being added into the YouTube mobile app on Android first, but will reach iOS and other devices soon.

Apps & Games

Netflix introduces new smart downloads feature

July 11, 2018

This week, Netflix took to its blog to announce a new feature coming to the video streaming platform. Smart Downloads doesn’t require the user to do anything, yet gets a specific job done. It’s not offered by the competition, giving Netflix the edge. Here’s what is coming.