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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Nest Smart Home Devices Affected by Hours-Long Outage

Nest thermostat

On Wednesday night, the Nest app went unresponsive for several hours leading to a handful of unpleasant surprises. Nest users reported not being able to lock or unlock Nest’s smart door locks, operate the thermostat, and arming or disarming the security systems. The company acknowledged the issues on Twitter. The announcement triggered a wave of complaints with users saying that ...

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YouTube’s New Music Subscription Service Costs $9.99/Month

YouTube Red ad

On Tuesday, Google launched a premium version of its tremendously popular YouTube Music service, which costs $9.99 per month. The new music subscription service is expected to become a replacement to Google Play Music by next year. Google Play Music has failed to match the popularity of similar services like Spotify, Amazon Music, or Apple Music. The service has a free ...

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This Well-Meaning Chrome Update Broke Several Apps and Games

Mobile phone games

A Chrome update that tried to kill off autoplaying video content on websites had an unpleasant side-effect: it broke a wide range of apps and games, according to reports from users and developers. Google has reportedly issued a partial fix. The update was rolled out in April with the purpose of blocking loud media content that is being played automatically ...

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Is the Nokia X6 Cannibalizing the Nokia 6 Series?

The Nokia X6

The latest Nokia phone model has many features in common with the Nokia 6.1 but the enhanced functions, improved design, and similar price makes it a serious Nokia 6.1 killer. Just like Chinese phone makers, the firm behind Nokia, the Finland-based HMD, has launched multiple devices in a single series at similar price points. The Nokia X6 was clearly designed ...

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Google Accused of Harvesting Data from Millions of Australian Android Users

Baby kangaroo

In Australia, Google is under fire for allegedly harvesting data on millions of Android users. Regulators found that telecom service customers are unknowingly paying for gigabytes of mobile data mined by the U.S. tech giant. A spokesperson for the company replied that users had given their permission to have their data collected when they decided to use an Android handset. ...

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Google Hit by Wave of Resignations over Controversial Pentagon Project

Pentagon building

A dozen Google employees have chosen to resign instead of taking part in a Pentagon project that harnesses the company’s artificial intelligence know-how for military purposes. The employees argue that using AI to locate objects in the hours-long footage offered by military drones raises a series of ethical questions. The workers don’t want to take part in drone warfare, even ...

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MacBook Users Sue Apple over Faulty Keyboard Design

MacBook Pro and adaptr

Several users have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the tech giant of creating a keyboard design for its MacBook models that makes the devices more prone to getting sticky keys, literally. The lawsuit is a result of dozens of complaints about the devices. MacBook users have even signed a petition urging the company to recall the devices ...

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iPhone Explodes Near Repair Shop Employee in Viral Video

two iPhone 8

A small clip showing an iPhone exploding a few feet away from a repair shop employee in Las Vegas has gone viral on the social media. The explosion was caught on camera by the shop’s surveillance cameras. In the video, it can be seen that an iPhone resting on a surface suddenly catches fire without anyone even touching it. In ...

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Verizon Rolls Out a $40/Month Unlimited Data Plan

iPhone user

Verizon has a marketing arm for Millennials in Denver that no one has known about until it rolled out $40 a month unlimited data plan earlier this week. The new mobile service by Verizon’s Visible is designed to lure in more customers that are interested in unlimited plans at lower prices. The program could be expanded nationwide. When asked if ...

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Leak: Google’s Pixel 3 Could Be an Expensive Phone

Google's Pixel 2 XL smartphone

According to the first leaks concerning Google’s Pixel 3 models, the incoming flagship smartphones are in the making and even have an approximate launch date. The leak has put to rest the rumors that the Pixel 3 may not even exist. Evan Blass, who is known for other leaks that later proved incredibly accurate, has confirmed the existence of the ...

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