Apple reportedly in talks with Lit Motors, a self-balancing motorcycle startup

Apple is almost undoubtedly working on its very first passenger car, but official details are unsurprisingly scarce. We’ve compiled all the relevant rumors and evidence about the forthcoming vehicle here.

Facebook’s end-to-end encrypted feature goes live in Messenger for select few

Facebook is testing a new feature that will make your messages in Messenger more secure thanks to end-to-end encryption. Law enforcement, criminals, and even Facebook will not be able to intercept these messages.

Head over to Tumblr if you want to share Live Photos from your iPhone on the web

Those fun animated Live Photos taken with your iPhone are almost free of their iOS prison. Tumblr has become the first website to support online sharing of the pictures, after adding support to its app recently.

500px shares RAW, a new way to shoot, edit, and sell your photos on the fly

Online photo marketplace 500px has created a new iPhone application designed to utilize iOS 10's new RAW photo capabilities. Now, you can capture, edit, and upload photos to the 500px Marketplace on the go.

The new Google Maps shows you how to calibrate your phone's compass

An update rolling out to Google Maps on mobile adds a visual indicator of compass accuracy. If your smartphone's compass needs calibration, the app will provide step-by-step instructions.
Cool Tech

Apple has filed a patent for a paper bag, really

Apple has filed patents for a myriad of tech stuff over the years, from VR goggles to a wraparound phone display to a tablet cover with a built-in screen. Its latest one, however, is for a paper bag.

Say Allo! Google’s latest messaging app is here, and it's smarter than iMessage

Google promised its messaging app, Allo, would arrive before the end of summer, and it sure has -- a day before the autumnal equinox. Allo introduces Assistant, Google’s artificially intelligent bot that will power Google Home.
Android Army

Google is giving preferential treatment to fast-loading AMP articles in Google News

Google is making an effort to increase the visibility of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMPs), fast-loading webpages optimized for mobile, in Google News. It'll now prioritize news articles that support the open standard.

The latest version of the Google Search app scrubs all mention of Google Now

The latest version of the beta Google Search app for Android scrubs all mention of Google Now, Google's eponymous digital assistant. It appears to be a part of the company's effort to unify its AI and machine learning efforts under a single…

Meet Optimized Storage, MacOS Sierra's best kept secret

MacOS Sierra does a lot of cool stuff. But there’s one feature that you’ll probably get more use out of than all the others combined, and it’s an easy one to miss - Optimized Storage.
Product Review

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review

Yes, you'll miss the headphone jack. But the iPhone 7 Plus camera is worth it.