USB4 brings better speeds and compatibility ! but loses the space in the name

The organizations behind the widely used USB standard have released some new info on the latest iteration of the interface, and it’s nothing but good news for consumers. It’ll be faster and bring improved compatibility, with no need to pay close attention to which cable or port you’re using. And pedants take note: there’s no …

The best phone of 2019 : Top smartphones in the Middle East

Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you’ll want to check out either our ranking of the best Android phone or best iPhone. If what’s on offer in our best smartphone list is a little too pricey for …

How to open Bitcoin account

People have become increasingly interested in looking for online profit opportunities as well as entertainment through social networking sites. There has been an increase in the number of websites that provide this, such as the betting sites that have become widespread, especially in countries that deny gambling games on the ground. Trading foreign funds and …

Spotify is testing a ‘what’s new’ timeline feature to promote new releases

Spotify is testing a What’s New timeline feature with some users that shows new releases seemingly from artists you enjoy. Spotify confirmed the test to The Verge, saying “We are always testing new ways to create better listening experiences for more users, while continuing to find ways to connect artists to their fans.” The streaming …

Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program

In an attempt to boost diversity and inclusion efforts and civic engagement between the growing technology industry in Los Angeles and the community that surrounds it, over 80 venture capitalists and entrepreneurs joined the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti, and the non-profit Annenberg Foundation to announce PledgeLA. The initiative is one way in which the Los …

Tinder’s new chronological Feed of recent match activity is rolling out to all users

Tinder’s Feed is now rolling out to users worldwide, the dating app company confirmed late Wednesday with a single-sentence blog update today. Feed is a chronological timeline of recent activity from those you’ve matched with; it shows your recent matches, their latest photos, and new Spotify “anthem” choices added to their profiles. Everything is listed …

What three of the biggest Chinese smartphones do right (and wrong)

China is where virtually all smartphones are produced, but chances are if you’re in North America, you’re not familiar with any Chinese smartphone brands. Huawei, OnePlus, and Xiaomi are three companies producing some interesting handsets, with some equally interesting ideas on how the software on a smartphone should look and behave. OnePlus has been selling …

Never forget a letter value with this Scrabble-themed keyboard

Massdrop has collaborated with Hasbro to create this delightful Scrabble keycap set that comes paired with an entry-level tenkeyless keyboard (a keyboard without a number pad) from WASD, as spotted by Gizmodo. The custom keys come in classic Scrabble colors — beiges, a soft red and blue, and baby pink — and each one of …

Fitbit will start tracking your period in an attempt to add more value to Fitbit

Fitbit’s new smartwatch Versa isn’t being overtly marketed at women; doing that might alienate its male customers, who currently make up more than half of Fitbit’s user base. But today’s Versa launch coincides with plans for a new app feature that is very clearly aimed at women: period tracking. It’s yet another attempt by Fitbit …

Nintendo’s latest Switch update finally makes it easier to find friends

Nintendo’s latest 5.0 software update for the Switch console is now available, and it adds a bunch of minor new features. These include new friend suggestions based off your Facebook and Twitter accounts and new user account icon options, including the lovable pink Kirby. (To add more friends, head to your user page and select …