Drake’s Scorpion breaks Apple Music’s single-day streaming record with over 170 million streams

Drake has destroyed his own single-day streaming record on Apple Music, with his fifth album Scorpion pulling in more than 170 million streams in its first 24 hours, the company tells The Verge. More Life, Drake’s last project, held the previous record with 89.9 million streams in its first day. Apple says Scorpion now holds […]

Comcast internet, cable, and phone services are down nationwide – BGR

Comcast residential and business customers from coast to coast are experiencing a loss of service on Friday afternoon. The outage affects internet, cable, and voice phone services for residential and business customers across the US, according to Comcast’s customer service team on Twitter. The cause of the outage is a cut fiber cable, according to […]

T-Mobile is rolling out support for the next-gen texting standard backed by Google

T-Mobile has started rolling out support for the RCS Universal profile — a new messaging standard that’s supposed to make traditional texting look a bit more like chatting in a modern messaging app, complete with read receipts, typing indicators, and more. The rollout, spotted by Android Police, is starting with Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 […]

Microsoft’s foldable Surface tablet ‘Andromeda’ detailed in leaked document – BGR

For months now, we’ve been hearing about an innovative new device coming to Microsoft’s Surface line. Codenamed Andromeda, the device is said to be foldable with dual displays, and would exist in the space between a phone and a laptop. Andromeda has appeared repeatedly in reports from other publications and even patents from Microsoft, but […]

iOS 12 to introduce a new version of Apple Maps built entirely from the ground up – BGR

Though Apple is widely regarded for its world-class software, the launch of Apple Maps back with iOS 6 was nothing short of an embarrassment. Famously, the initial incarnation of Apple Maps was riddled with bugs, frustrating usability issues, and above all else, mapping directions that were far from reliable. I once even showed up late […]

Mysterious Motorola video has us wondering what ‘big announcement’ is in store – BGR

Motorola is using an 11-second video with no sound to tease a “big announcement” coming next month during an event at its Chicago headquarters. A description underneath the video, which you can see below, offers some clues. Make of these what you will: “Mark your calendar. On August 2, we’re making a big announcement at […]

The most innovative new Samsung phone in years might have a serious challenger – BGR

The iPhone still is Samsung’s most terrifying rival, but Apple is also paying a boatload of cash to various Samsung divisions, so the Korean smartphone maker can’t be wholly displeased with the iPhone’s sale success. But come next year, the most innovative new Samsung phone in years might have a serious challenger that won’t be […]