SECURITY

Apple’s iPad and Watch see a huge jump in sales

Apple’s iPad and Watch see a huge jump in sales

Yeah, yeah, Apple makes a lot of money. Yesterday’s earnings call confirmed this once again, causing a sizable jump in Apple’s stock price, but the really interesting news is that certain categories of Apple products which haven’t been doing that great again are selling much better than last year. Namely, iPad and Apple Watch. Apple sold

A clock that can connect to all your favorite services and devices

A clock that can connect to all your favorite services and devices

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Clocks are great, but sometimes they can be very, very dumb. Homes are getting smart, phones are already smart, and speakers are genius-level smart, but clocks are still super dumb. But just because they’ve merely been telling time


A call to action for tech

A call to action for tech

Tech is uniting against President Trump. Indeed, a host of companies have come out in opposition to the new administration. From 127 tech firms teaming up against Trump’s immigration ban, to Google employees’ massive walkout in response to the immigration ban, to Lyft’s $1 million donation to the ACLU, tech has taken up the language of

AMD Introduces ‘Enhanced Sync’ Framerate Synchronization Technology

AMD Introduces ‘Enhanced Sync’ Framerate Synchronization Technology

AMD’s latest ReLive driver package introduces a new frame rate synchronization technology called Enhanced Sync that replaces VSync and improves FreeSync to offer a smoother gaming experience on any display. If your monitor supports FreeSync, Enhanced Sync works as an extra cushion to ensure that latency and tearing are kept to a minimum outside the


Latest LG G6 leak claims to show off prototype model

Latest LG G6 leak claims to show off prototype model

We’ve seen a couple of LG G6 image leaks recently, but both photos only let us see the top half of the device. Now a new leak has surfaced that may show us a bit more of LG’s upcoming Android flagship. New photos that allegedly show an LG G6 prototype model have surfaced. The top

Android 7.1.2 adds ‘Swipe for notifications’ feature to Nexus 5X

Android 7.1.2 adds ‘Swipe for notifications’ feature to Nexus 5X

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL offer several exclusive features, like the Pixel Launcher and Google Assistant. However, one feature that’s been Pixel-only won’t stay that way with Android 7.1.2. The first beta release of Android 7.1.2 is now hitting the Nexus 5X, and owners of the 5X are finding that the update adds the “Swipe


Consumer Reports now says the new MacBook Pro’s battery life is awesome

Consumer Reports now says the new MacBook Pro’s battery life is awesome

After Apple released a fix for the battery issue that caused Consumer Reports‘ MacBook battery tests to go crazy, the organization now recommends Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pros — just like all MacBooks that came before them. The issue originally caused CR not to recommend Apple’s new MacBook Pros after it tested them in December. Known


Google’s biggest Android problem is also ruining emoji

Google’s biggest Android problem is also ruining emoji

Want to use that new selfie emoji? How about the facepalm or avocado? If you’re on Android, or texting someone who is, there’s a good chance those new characters aren’t working. That’s because Google, like Apple, ties emoji updates to its new software releases: update to the latest version of Android, get the newest emoji.

Does WhatsApp have a backdoor in its encryption?

Does WhatsApp have a backdoor in its encryption?

Neither WhatsApp nor The Guardian are having a good day. The UK-based newspaper published a scathing exclusive report early Friday morning, purporting to reveal disturbing news about the encryption used by WhatsApp’s, the Facebook-owned messaging service. Almost as soon as the article went live, however, security experts took to the internet to publicly question the