WhatsApp aims to combat fake news with new message labels

WhatsApp aims to combat fake news with new message labels

Following the revelation yesterday that WhatsApp had chosen to take out a full-page newspaper ad in India in the hope of spreading awareness about fake news, the Facebook-owned messaging service has now confirmed that it’s rolling out a new feature aimed at reducing the problem. The new feature, which is pretty simple, will see all […]

Suspects swipe $27,000 in goods in seconds from California Apple store

Suspects swipe $27,000 in goods in seconds from California Apple store

FRESNO — It took less than 30 seconds for four suspects to make off with $27,000 worth of goods from an Apple store in California. Video shows four young men wearing hooded sweatshirts sweeping into the Fresno Apple Store on Saturday, grabbing electronics from display tables as customers and employees looked on. Police Lt. Mark […]

10 years of the App Store: 10 apps we loved and forgot

10 years of the App Store: 10 apps we loved and forgot

This July sees Apple celebrate the 10th anniversary of the App Store. The iOS platform first arrived on July 10 2008 with little over 500 apps available to download on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Today, the App Store boasts well over two million apps, many of which we’ve long forgotten. To mark the occasion, […]

Outlook.com the latest site to copy Ars, offer “dark mode”

Outlook.com the latest site to copy Ars, offer “dark mode”

The most popular feature request for Microsoft’s Outlook.com has been to add a dark/night theme that replaces the eye-searing white with a calming dark grey, making it less visually traumatic to check your e-mail after dark. Microsoft has now announced that this is coming soon, as spotted by The Verge. The new theme will be […]

For a brief moment, we knew how many games Steam had sold

For a brief moment, we knew how many games Steam had sold

Unlike many other parts of the entertainment industry, PC gaming is remarkably opaque when it comes to sales data. Valve Software’s Steam marketplace represents a significant portion of all PC game sales, but historically that data has been difficult or impossible to see and even more difficult to independently verify. For the briefest of moments […]

Galaxy X, Galaxy S10: here’s when they’re coming

Galaxy X, Galaxy S10: here’s when they’re coming

The Galaxy Note 9’s sudden popularity might be short-lived. Samsung is scheduled to launch its phablet early to offset the Galaxy S9’s weak sales. However, it seems it may have yet another reason to do so: to give it enough time in the market before it gets shoved out of the spotlight. A new rumor […]

Samsung texting app sent photos randomly to contacts, customers say

Samsung texting app sent photos randomly to contacts, customers say

0 Samsung texting app sent photos randomly to contacts, customers say Some owners of Samsung Galaxy smartphones said a glitch has caused their stored photos to be sent to their contacts without prompting through a texting app, The Los Angeles Times reported. >> Read more trending news Users posting to Reddit and Samsung’s online forum have […]

Weird Bug Makes Samsung Phones Text Random Photos To Random People

Weird Bug Makes Samsung Phones Text Random Photos To Random People  Forbes Weird Samsung Galaxy bug? Phones are quietly texting photos to random contacts  ZDNet Some Samsung users say their phones randomly sent photos to contacts  TechCrunch So… S9s have been sporadically sending the entire contents of one’s gallery to a contact via SMS, and it doesn’t show […]