How to easily set up your new Apple HomePod in your home

So, you’ve decided to jump the gun and get yourself one of those smart speakers that are all the rage right now?

To hell with privacy, let’s do it!

All right, if you are just now getting into this game, you will quickly learn that Apple, the tiach giant that usually usurps any industry it could get involved into, has just recently released its HomePod smart speaker that is putting emphasis on audio and music. With Siri on board and a slim list of other features, the HomePod is not as capable as other smart speakers like Google’s range of Home devices or Amazon’s Echo lineup, it’s …


LG G7 release date set for mid-March, OLED display and 6GB RAM in tow

While we were musing yesterday whether the upcoming LG G7 will sport a Snapdragon 835 or 845 chipset, based on its official listing on LG’s UK website under the Quick Charge 4.0 category, a Korean publication is spilling the beans on its specs and even release date. 

It turns out that the G7 may ship with Snapdragon 845, after all, which would be a huge jump from the 821 in the G6, but there are plenty of other novelties to look forward to. The sources claim that, in addition, G7 will sport 6GB RAM, shooting it directly into the flagship ranks where it belongs. Another nice …

Stephen Miller was escorted off set after his fiery CNN interview

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A hostile interview between Trump aide Stephen Miller and CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday was certainly an eyebrow raiser.

As first reported by Business Insider, Miller had to be escorted off set by security following his interview after being asked to “leave several times.” A source confirmed the report to Mashable. 

The interview on Tapper’s State of the Union show quickly descended into a shouting match, after the pair initially sparred over the truth in Michael Wolff’s new book about Trump’s first year in office. Read more…

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ release date set for 'early March,' stacked motherboards in tow

Just as rumored, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ would be hitting the conveyor bells as soon as next week, quite a bit earlier than their predecessors the S8 and S8+ did, as Samsung’s 2018 flagships are expected to be released in early March to eager fans, after a likely February 25th announcement. This report comes from Korean media, and sounds like a laundry list of who is who in Samsung’s supply chain, detailing the new features that will land with the S9 and S9+.
First off, the speculation that the new top-end Galaxies will sport a stacked system board that saves on interior …

Going strong: the Apple Watch is en route to set another sales record in 2018

During Apple’s September keynote — a.k.a. “The iPhone Event” — Tim Cook proudly announced that the Apple Watch has become the most popular watch on Earth. Note – not the most popular smartwatch, but the most popular wearable timepiece out of all of them. Yup, the Apple Watch beat Rolex. At least for now, who knows?

But it seems the Cupertino-designed timepiece is not stopping yet. According to Patently Apple, sources inside the supply chain for the Apple Watch Series 3 say supplier revenues have reached a 23.89% year over year increase this November. The leak, reportedly, comes from Advanced …

Get a comprehensive set of online courses in computer science for 97% off

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The Computer Science Advancement Bundle features eight classes that will help you make a career in tech, no matter what you do now. Here’s a breakdown of each course: Read more…

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Galaxy S9 said to come with '3-stack' dual camera and higher price, release set for Q1

It seems that those who are expecting grand surprises from Samsung with the Galaxy S9 will be in for a surprise, as a Korean publication has probed a few sources in and out of the company, and has the following quote from one anonymous Samsung official:

Although the Galaxy S9 may not have the innovative features expected by the market, we are focusing on enhancing the completeness of the Galaxy S8 hardware and an innovative user experience (UX),