Live Activities is a new iOS 16 feature meant to improve notifications

Apple has revealed the changes iOS 16 will make to notifications, its most significant update to the area since iOS 12 was released in 2018. That update allowed automatic grouping of app notifications, but now, with iOS 16, it’s getting even more organized. There’s an update to the lock screen, completely customizable with widgets that […]

Pixel update squeezes more useful information into the lock screen

Google’s latest feature drop for Pixel phones adds yet more features to At a Glance, a widget designed to surface important information on home and lock screens. There’s also a new shortcut that offers easier access to vaccine cards and a new music remix app created in collaboration with Teenage Engineering. The update will begin […]

Diablo Immortal looks pretty weird on some Samsung devices

Diablo Immortal apparently has some wild visual glitches on some Samsung devices with Exynos chips, which in some cases render the game largely unplayable. It’s hard to explain just how weird some of the issues are, so I recommend you look for yourself in these two videos from users on Reddit. Blizzard released Diablo Immortal, […]

Axon halts Taser drone project as majority of ethics board resigns

After fierce pushback, development is being halted on a Taser-wielding drone proposed as a solution to mass shootings in schools. On Sunday, Axon, the maker of the Taser stun gun, announced that it was pausing work on its drone-mounted Taser project just days after the idea was presented to the public. The announcement marks the […]

WWDC 2022 keynote live blog

WWDC is one of Apple’s biggest events of the year, as the world’s largest company tells developers, press, and the world about its latest software. Apple is one of the few companies left that still makes splashy annual software announcements, rather than doling out features as they’re ready, so WWDC tends to always be a […]

iFixit uses its tools to dismantle Apple’s self-service iPhone repair tools

iFixit regularly performs dissections of the latest Apple gadgets, but this time, the repair resource site pitted its tools against other tools by taking apart Apple’s new iPhone self-service repair kit (via iMore). The take-apart process on Apple’s repair tools was documented and posted on iFixit’s YouTube channel, giving an inside look at the display […]

Go read this report on an AI shopping app that was actually just using humans

If you can’t be bothered to fill out your credit card and address details when shopping for jeans online, the Nate app sounds like a service you might want. The company bills itself as an “artificial intelligence startup” that uses AI to auto-fill customer information for $1 per transaction, saving shoppers a few minutes when […]

Wednesday’s first trailer is here to get you through yet another Monday

Though the Wednesday Addams we all know and fear has always been someone who revels in the macabre, in Netflix’s upcoming Wednesday series from Tim Burton, the morose style icon may be turning a new leaf just as she heads off to high school. To kick off this year’s Netflix Geeked Week, the streamer debuted […]