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3 Days Ago   Chrome’s Incognito mode can be a blessing for users who want a bit of privacy when browsing the web. However, you may be surprised to know that a longstanding Chrome flaw enabled developers to detect whether you’re browsing incognito.

3 Days Ago   Samsung is hosting an Unpacked event in San Francisco, California on February 20th where the South Korean electronics company is expected to announce several new devices.

4 Days Ago   A recently leaked press render has what appears to be our first look at LG’s upcoming LG V50 ThinQ. The render gives us a glimpse of the front and back of the device, which is black in colour.

5 Days Ago   The post Curb your smartphone addiction with the ‘LessPhone’ launcher [App of the Week] appeared first on MobileSyrup.

6 Days Ago   Apple rolled out a new advertisement that shows off the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max depth control ability in a funny exchange between moms. The short ad sees one mom showing a picture of her son to another mom.

6 Days Ago   Google is working to expand support for its mobile payments system, Google Pay, and recently added a new Canadian financial institution. Brim Financial Mastercards are now supported by Google Pay, including the Brim Mastercard, Brim World Mastercard and the Brim World Elite Mastercard.

6 Days Ago   Just days before Samsung’s launch event for its 2019 flagships, the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e, one of the phones was spotted in the wild.

7 Days Ago   Vancouver-based national carrier Telus plans to launch a new data management tool later this month, according to an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup. The document says Telus will launch the new tool on February 25th, 2019.

7 Days Ago   Telus customers may soon get VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling on non-Telus devices, according to an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup. Starting March 1st, 2019, customers using non-Telus devices on the Telus network “will be able to access VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling services,” the document says.

7 Days Ago   Google says that it has and will continue to improve the systems it uses to protect the Play Store and prevent malicious apps and bad actors from getting on the market in the first place.

7 Days Ago   Twitter may be following in Facebook’s shoes and lifting a popular Snapchat feature for its social network. According to some code uncovered by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter is building a ‘News Camera’ feature users can access by swiping left from the home screen.

7 Days Ago   Another press render leak has unveiled more of Sony’s MWC plans, showing off another phone that may be announced in Barcelona next week. WinFuture obtained the press renders for Sony’s upcoming Xperia L3, a mid-range phone that will accompany the previously leaked Xperia XA3, or Xperia 10 according to another rumour, at an event at...

7 Days Ago   Since launching Assistant two years ago, Google has expanded and tweaked the various ways it communicates what it can do to users. Additions include ‘question suggestions’ for speakers and headphones, as well as more visual lists for smart displays.

8 Days Ago   The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and CBC/Radio-Canada are partnering to ensure Canadians can watch the nation’s best Para Nordic skiers race on home turf this month.

9 Days Ago   If you’ve ever wondered about the levels of radiation coming off your smartphone, you’re probably not alone. While there’s not much in the way of studies showing worrying negative impacts on the brain or human health, it is something to be aware of.

9 Days Ago   Google’s Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Android Things, is changing focus to help manufacturers build Assistant-enabled devices. Dave Smith, a developer advocate for IoT at Google, said in a blog post that the search giant spent the last year working with partners to create consumer products “powered by Android Things with the Google Assistant built-in.”...

9 Days Ago   More press renders of Sony’s upcoming XA3 smartphone have leaked, this time around showing the bigger ‘Plus’ model. The leak comes from WinFuture, which previously leaked press renders of the smaller XA3 model.

9 Days Ago   More than ever, Canadians are using mobile devices to interact with retail, whether for online shopping or ordering food. According to a report from media measurement and analytics firm Comscore, Canadians now spend more time on retail sites with mobile devices than they do with desktops.

9 Days Ago   In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Google added a neat video effect to its video chat app Duo. Users can trigger the effect by swiping down when they open Duo and then tapping the ‘Valentine’s Day effect’ button at the top of the screen.

10 Days Ago   Microsoft is rolling out another Windows 10 Insider Preview build, and the company is asking gamers to test some new features designed to improve the Windows gaming experience.

10 Days Ago   Telus-owned Public Mobile is offering an excellent low-cost plan option for new and existing customers that’ll net you 1GB of data for under $30 per month.

10 Days Ago   Adobe is rolling out updates to several of its apps with a new artificial intelligence ‘Enhance Details’ feature. The feature comes as part of the February 12th update to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom CC and Adobe Camera Raw for Mac and Windows.

10 Days Ago   The wait is over for those who want a dark mode for their Google Chrome browser — sort of. Google rolled out over a dozen new themes for the browser on its Chrome Web Store, including a ‘Just Black’ theme that provides for almost all your dark mode desires.

10 Days Ago   Chrome OS 72 is starting to roll out to users with a wealth of changes, including a tablet mode, improvements for Android apps and plenty more.

11 Days Ago   Gmail users are about to get a much-needed productivity boost thanks to a revamp of the web app’s right click menu. The new menu will allow users to access several common features right from the inbox.

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