The store is plagued with technical problems, according to the Wall Street Journal, including sensors that don’t recognize purchases unless shoppers move slowly.
Facebook hires Apple veteran to lead virtual reality hardware efforts at Oculus
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the company to own the future of virtual reality, and in the short term that means putting a lot of VR headsets on a lot of faces. Even for a company with nearly 2 billion monthly active…
With a service that donates to the ACLU when Trump tweets, Make Tweets Great Again is a prime example of apps as activism
Earlier this month, Sarah Silverman tweeted about a new website called Make Tweets Great Again that had sprung up to give money to the ACLU every time President Donald Trump dropped a tweet bomb from his personal account. The project…
Faraday Future cancels plans to build an assembly factory in California
Faraday Future, the would-be Tesla rival facing well-documented challenges in terms of capitalization and efforts to bring its first production vehicle to market, has scrapped plans to construct an assembly facility and “experience center” (read: showroom) in Vallejo, California on…
Apple opens lottery registration for WWDC 2017
Developers, let’s see if you’re in luck this year and get a ticket for Apple’s developer conference, WWDC 2017. While tickets cost $1,599, there are just too many people who want to go to the conference to accommodate them all.…
Apple releases iOS 10.3 as well as macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates
It’s patch day at Apple. The company just released four new versions of its four operating systems for all its devices — iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2. Some of those updates are more important than others.…
Android creator Andy Rubin teases first look at Essential’s bezel-less smartphone
We finally have a peek at the smartphone that Android co-founder Andy Rubin and his team have been building. Today, Rubin tweeted out a teaser photo of the yet-to-be-named device emerging from his stealth startup. I'm really excited about how…
Samsung announced plans to refurbish some of the Galaxy Note 7 phones that it recalled last year, though not in the US. Will anyone want them?
The new feature creates a list of local officials based on your location and provides fast access to following or contacting them.
Hundreds of hours of work went into building a motorized Lego version of the Red Keep from “Game of Thrones” designed to move like in the show’s opening credits.
If you took part in the iOS 10.3 beta program, you’ll need to take a few extra steps to get the final version installed.
Samsung may repair your cracked Galaxy S8 through its “Samsung Guard S8” program, according to a report.
Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like this one… Read More
Flaws in the API used by Symantec partners would have allowed an attacker to retrieve certificates, including private keys, security researcher Chris Byrne said in a Facebook post published over the weekend. […]