Sprint’s new Unlimited Premium plan comes with an Amazon Prime subscription

Sprint is introducing a new, top-tier unlimited data option that it’s calling Unlimited Premium. The plan costs $90 per month — if you set up autopay — and it includes subscriptions to Hulu (with commercials) and Tidal Premium. Customers also get 50GB of LTE hotspot data, 1080p video streaming, and Sprint’s usual international service perks […]

Tinder lawsuit: Four plaintiffs drop out because Match might have quietly changed their contracts

Four Tinder plaintiffs — Rosette Pambakian, Joshua Metz, Jonathan Badeen, and James Kim — are voluntarily withdrawing from their Match Group / IAC lawsuit today, claiming the company covertly tried to enact an arbitration agreement during their employment. All four plaintiffs worked at Tinder, which Match Group owns, up until they filed the lawsuit. At […]

Apple launches repair program for defective iPhone 8 logic boards

Apple quietly announced the launch of a free repair program for the iPhone 8 this afternoon, revealing that a “very small percentage” of units need replacement logic boards due to a manufacturing defect. The logic board is essentially the main printed circuit board of a computing device, containing the CPU, device memory, and other integral […]

Twitter is testing threaded replies and status indicators

Sara Haider, Twitter’s director of product management, tweeted a couple screenshots today showing off changes the platform is considering to make things more “conversational.” Their solution? Threaded conversations and status indicators. They make the app look a lot more like Facebook comment threads. hey Twitter. we’ve been playing with some rough features to make it […]

For the first time ever, Apple’s most exciting new product of the year isn’t an iPhone – BGR

Apple’s “fall event” takes place in late summer each year, so it remains a mystery why it’s referred to as a “fall event.” What never remains a mystery, however, are the new products Apple unveils each year at its “fall event.” Apple’s component suppliers and manufacturing partners in China and the surrounding area can never […]

Huawei promises its Kirin 980 processor will destroy the Snapdragon 845

At IFA today, Huawei announced its newest system-on-a-chip, the Kirin 980, which boasts a number of world firsts. It’s the first 7nm mobile processor, the first one built around ARM’s Cortex-A76 CPU and Mali-G76 GPU, the first with a Cat.21 smartphone modem supporting speeds up to 1.4Gbps, and the first chip to support 2,133MHz LPDDR4X […]

Leaked Apple Watch Series 4 photo reveals a cool feature no other smartwatch has – BGR

Apple will unveil a bunch of new products on September 12th, including the highly anticipated iPhone XS and 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, but also the Apple Watch Series 4, new iPads, and accessories. Marketing images for the iPhone XS and next-gen Apple Watch already leaked on the same day Apple issued media invites, with the Watch […]

Apple blocks its gay pride watch face in Russia

Apple first introduced its pride Apple Watch face during the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. Inspired by the rainbow flag, it’s designed to celebrate gay pride and stand against discrimination to LGBTQ people. While Apple regularly touts its “unwavering commitment to equality and diversity” in highly-produced gay pride videos, the company has its […]

Marshall just added Alexa to one of the best Wi-Fi speakers you can buy – BGR

Marshall Headphones, the licensed-out brand that makes headphones and speakers that look like the iconic Marshall guitar amps, already sells one of the neatest Wi-Fi speakers on the market, called the Stanmore. In our review, we loved the sound and connectivity options, and named it one of the best choices for a single-room connected speaker. […]

Lenovo just unveiled the world’s thinnest dual-screen laptop – BGR

Lenovo unveiled a bunch of new laptops at IFA 2018, including the new Windows 10 and Chrome machines we expect from any computer maker at tech trade shows. But the company also released two unique notebook designs: one device powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 platform, and a dual-screen laptop that’s the world’s thinnest and lightest […]

Apple visits MicroLED suppliers in Taiwan as it looks to make iPhone displays thinner and brighter – BGR

According to a report from the Economic Daily News, Apple this week sent representatives to a premier display conference in Taiwan where they met with a pair of companies — including AU Optronics — to discuss MiniLED and MicroLED display technologies. Hardly a surprise, Apple for years has been exploring ways to make iPhone displays […]

Model 3 owner claims Tesla’s Autopilot feature saved his life – BGR

Tesla’s Autopilot feature tends to come up in the news anytime there’s a serious accident involving a Tesla vehicle. And with good reason, there have been a number of incidents where the Autopilot feature seemingly didn’t work as advertised. In what is perhaps the most well-known example, a Tesla driver in 2016 was tragically killed […]