Apple News

Another test finds HomePod frequency response flat, but results potentially meaningless

  By Mikey Campbell Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 07:31 pm PT (10:31 pm ET) An acoustical analysis of Apple’s HomePod published Wednesday found the speaker boasts a relatively flat frequency response, characteristics often associated with accurate sound reproduction, but those results might be misleading. HomePod frequency response. Source: NTi via Fast Company In the third […]


Senator calls on Tinder to fix a security flaw that lets randos snoop through your dates

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is nervous about Tinder. He may not be swiping on the service this Valentine’s Day, but with a new letter demanding that Tinder resolve some security issues, Wyden is looking out for everyone who is. Last month, a security report surfaced what it deemed “disturbing vulnerabilities” in the dating app. Wyden’s […]


Google removed 77 percent of Play Store reviews for Game Dev Tycoon

Greenheart Games Game Dev Tycoon saw 77 percent of positive reviews removed from the Play Store. Greenheart Games blames the mass removal of reviews on Google’s algorithm for fighting fake reviews. Google confirmed it purposely removed the reviews in accordance with its Comments and Ratings policy. In a blog post today, Game Dev Tycoon developer Greenheart […]


Essential rolls out Oreo Beta 8.1

Essential has just announced on Twitter that those on the Oreo Beta on the Essential Phone can update to Android Oreo 8.1 Beta. Those of you with Android 7.1 will also be able to participate by sideloading the update. Essential is working on posting the update to its website, so the only way […]