Telegram 4.5 adds iPhone X support, albums and saved messages

Telegram is getting a major update that brings some important changes. First off, starting with version 4.5, users will be able to group multiple pictures and videos they want to send into albums.

Obviously, you won’t be able to group too many pictures or videos in an album, but you can include up to 10 of those, arranged in the chat as thumbnails. More importantly, the person receiving the album will get just one notification for the album instead of ten for each item.

The update also adds the ability to choose the order in which the photos are sent. You’ll also notice that each …


This video of a kid solving a Rubik's Cube in 4.5 seconds will give you the purest joy

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Most of us will go through life mildly pondering a Rubik’s Cube every now and then, but a professional speedcuber can solve one in seconds – a record speed of 4.59 seconds, to be exact.

In a new video, Korean speedcuber SeungBeom Cho solves a cube so fast that most of the people around him don’t even realize what happened. Indeed, their realization takes longer than it took him to solve the cube, but the room erupts with congratulations, applause, and paparazzi-level enthusiasm for Cho’s accomplishment.

Cho broke the record using a specific technique (it’s posted in the video description but unintelligible if you’re not a skilled speedcuber)Reddit commenters note that the world record keeps getting broken (as records do) because speedcubers decrypt existing techniques in order to make them even faster. Read more…

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Deal: Motorola Moto E4 is on sale for just $40 (45% off) in the U.S.

One of the cheapest Android smartphones available in the United States, the Moto E4 has become even cheaper. It’s been five months since Motorola launched the Moto E4 and the phone is already selling for almost half the price.

Walmart is now offering the Verizon Moto E4 prepaid for just $40, which means you’ll be saving $30 when you buy it. Few smartphones that cost less than $50 offer the same Android experience as Motorola’s budget-friendly handset.

It’s true that the phone will not be getting any major OS updates, but at least it comes with Android 7.1.1 …

Deal: LG Watch Style is nearly 45% off on eBay, buy one for just $139.99

One of the first smartwatches to come with Android Wear 2.0 on board, the LG Watch Style is on sale once again, but this time it’s almost half off.

An eBay seller now offers the LG Watch Style for just $139.99, exactly 44% off the regular price. Currently, the smartwatch can be purchased via Google Play Store for $249.99, so getting it from eBay will save you $110.

Although it’s slightly weaker than its bigger brother, the LG Watch Sport, the fact that you can buy it for nearly 45% off just four months after its release marks it as a great deal.

Customers …

Xiaomi unveils its own $45 smart speaker

Yesterday we told you about Facebook’s recently rumoured endeavor to develop its own smart speaker, and also rambled on for a bit about how more and more big-name tech enterprises are looking to enter the niche of clever speaker devices.

Today we have had yet another entry on the list, as Xiaomi became the latest of companies to launch its own smart speaker, dubbed the Mi AI Speaker, which it unveiled at its MIUI 9 event. Xiaomi’s device will utilize voice-controlled features and would allow customers to control other smart Xiaomi products by voice, such as light switches …

Latest Android distribution figures show 45% more Android phones running on Nougat

With the beginning of each new month comes an important batch of updated data. We’re talking about the Android distribution figures. Based on all of the devices that visited the Google Play Store over the last seven days that ended today (perhaps your phone or tablet was included in the data), Android Nougat made a solid jump in usage. The number of handsets with either Android 7.0 and 7.1 installed jumped 45% from April’s report. 7.1% of Android devices are running on Nougat compared to the 4.9% that were using it as of last month.

It is quite a battle between Marshmallow (Android 6.0) …

T-Mobile says it won 45% of the 600MHz spectrum auctioned off by the FCC

The process seemed to take forever, but the results were as expected. According to a video just disseminated by T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the nation’s third largest carrier ended up winning 45% of the 600MHz spectrum put up for auction by television broadcasters. If you’ve been reading our coverage of the FCC auction (which stretches back over two years), you know that these low-frequency airwaves travel farther and penetrate building better.

To be precise, T-Mobile won 31MHz of spectrum, covering the entire U.S. and Puerto Rico. The other day, we told you that T-Mobile was looking …

TAG Heuer's Connected Modular 45 smartwatch specs and price leaked ahead of official announcement

TAG Heuer confirmed a few days ago it will launch a new smartwatch today, March 14. The wearable device hasn’t been announced yet, but the Swiss company already posted some info on the smartwatch on its official website (crazy, right?).

Apparently, the smartwatch will be called TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, and it will be available for purchase in the United States for $1,650.

As expected, the Connected Modular 45 will be powered by Android Wear 2.0, and it will pack all the features you would expect from a modern, high-end smartwatch.

But the most interesting aspect lies …