Mobile – Digital Trends 3 May 2018

Apple working on depth-sensing technology that could show up in a future iPhone

Apple has been awarded a new patent related to depth-sensing technology that could appear in a future iPhone. Depth-sensing technology in general could prove to be extremely useful for things like virtual reality and augmented reality. The post Apple working on depth-sensing technology that could show up in a future iPhone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Twitter urges its users to change their passwords due to a bug

Twitter is urging its users to change their passwords following a bug that was identified on the platform. While the bug has since been fixed, the company assures users there were no signs of breach or misuse of the passwords. The post Twitter urges its users to change their passwords due to a bug appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Lifeproof wants to protect all your gadgets with its new backpack line

Lifeproof is looking to protect all of our gadgets with a new line of backpacks designed to keep our technology safe while traveling, hiking, and commuting thanks to water-resistant fabrics and tech-friendly pockets. The post Lifeproof wants to protect all your gadgets with its new backpack line appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Latest IDC report shows decrease in global tablet shipments in 2018

According to the International Data Corporation, numbers for global tablet shipments have decreased. Shipments reached 31.7 million whereas 35.8 million units were shipped during the same quarter last year. The post Latest IDC report shows decrease in global tablet shipments in 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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You can now finally purchase Dell’s refreshed XPS 15 laptop, starting at $999

After its initial appearance in early April, Dell's refreshed XPS 15 laptop for 2018 is now available starting at $999. The updated laptop includes an eighth-gen Intel Core processor and a discrete GPU on select configurations. The post You can now finally purchase Dell’s refreshed XPS 15 laptop, starting at $999 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New patents suggest Microsoft Band fitness tracker may still be on track

Microsoft has been awarded a few new patents that suggest it's still working on new iterations of the Microsoft Band. The patents describe ways to estimate the wearer's blood pressure. The post New patents suggest Microsoft Band fitness tracker may still be on track appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV has grown a great deal since its launch. Now there are more channels and more packages to chose from, with prices to match, and more is being added all the time. Everything you need to know is right here. The post Sling TV: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here’s how you can buy the new LG G7 ThinQ smartphone

After months of rumors and anticipation, LG announced its next flagship smartphone. The LG G7 ThinQ offers an impressive list of specs, a dual-camera array with wide-angle lens, and even a boombox mode. Here's how to buy the LG G7 ThinQ. The post Here’s how you can buy the new LG G7 ThinQ smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Xiaomi buddies up with U.K. carrier Three to sell its phones in Europe

Xiaomi has partnered with U.K. carrier Three's parent, Hutchison. The partnership will result in Xiaomi phones being sold not only in the U.K., but also in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, and Sweden. The post Xiaomi buddies up with U.K. carrier Three to sell its phones in Europe appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everything you need to know about Google’s Wear OS for smartwatches

Google rebranded its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Removing the Android name may help people better understand Google-powered smartwatches, which also play nice with iOS devices.  The post Everything you need to know about Google’s Wear OS for smartwatches appeared first on Digital Trends.

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August Home’s app will let you make sure your front door is locked

August Home, known for its smart locks and home access services, announced its smart lock works with Google Assistant on Google Home. Plus, you can now ask Google if your door is open or closed. The post August Home’s app will let you make sure your front door is locked appeared first on Digital Trends.

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How to reset a Galaxy S9

Want to know how to reset a Galaxy S9? Resetting is a great way to fix problems like an unresponsive screen. You can also use a hard reset to restore to factory settings if you are selling the phone. Find out exactly how in our guide. The post How to reset a Galaxy S9 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What to expect at Google I/O 2018: Android P, Google Assistant, and more

The start of Google's annual I/O conference is just days away. But what can you expect? With Android P, Google Assistant, Android Auto, and more on the list, here's what we think will be there, and how you can watch it. The post What to expect at Google I/O 2018: Android P, Google Assistant, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Office Depot just slashed the price of a Surface Pro Core i5 model in half

Office Depot is currently slashing prices of laptops, desktops, and more for 48 hours, one of which is Microsoft's Surface Pro. The configuration on sale features a Core i5 CPU, 4GB of memory, and 128 GB of storage for $499.. The post Office Depot just slashed the price of a Surface Pro Core i5 model in half appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals offered in the iOS App Store. The post Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everything you need to know about Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay aims to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet in the mobile payment space. Here's everything you need to know about the service, from how it works to where it's accepted and which countries it will reach next. The post Everything you need to know about Samsung Pay appeared first on Digital Trends.

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How to use Google Pay and Google Pay Send

Google Pay and Google Pay Send are Google's twin payment services that allow you to quickly and easily pay at stores, or transfer money to family and friends. Here's how to set up your account. The post How to use Google Pay and Google Pay Send appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Slow Chinese sales signal slump in global smartphone shipments

The results of the International Data Corporations analysis on smartphone sales for the first part of the year are in, and smartphone sales are declining as consumers choose to hold off on upgrades. The post Slow Chinese sales signal slump in global smartphone shipments appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Dell, HP may be building premium Chromebooks to compete with Google Pixelbook

Dell, HP, and three other manufacturers may be building premium Chromebooks to combat Google's Pixelbook. The rumor is based on a master board design reportedly used by the Chrome OS team for a new wave of enterprise Chromebooks. The post Dell, HP may be building premium Chromebooks to compete with Google Pixelbook appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Nokia 6.1 has Android One, takes funky ‘Bothie’ pictures, and is yours for $270

HMD Global has announced the Nokia 6.1, a version of the Nokia 6 (2018) for the U.S. market, where it will go on sale May 6 for just $270. Here's what you need to know about the Nokia 6.1. The post Nokia 6.1 has Android One, takes funky ‘Bothie’ pictures, and is yours for $270 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here’s absolutely everything we know about the HTC U12 Plus

The annual flagship release schedule is underway, and HTC is no stranger to that particular dance. Here are all the news and rumors that we've been able to gather about the HTC U12 Plus. The post Here’s absolutely everything we know about the HTC U12 Plus appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New blow for ZTE and Huawei: Devices pulled from military base stores

ZTE and Huawei continue to face perception problems in the U.S., following a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on potential cybersecurity threats from the two companies. Here's what you need to know about the developing story. The post New blow for ZTE and Huawei: Devices pulled from military base stores appeared first on Digital Trends.

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