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Better late than never? Amazon’s voice-controlled Dash Wand zaps into London

Amazon's almost forgotten Dash wand, which is used to verbally order groceries through AmazonFresh, has launched in London, a lengthy two years after making its debut in the U.S..
Mobile

One phone maker is really making the best out of a tough start to 2016

The smartphone market isn't experiencing much growth at the moment, but that doesn't mean the market is stagnating. One company, in the face of tough times, is making the most of it.
Opinion

Throw open your doors, Apple! Secrecy isn’t impressing us anymore

Apple, we love you, but you’re bringing us down. Flagging quarterly results from the notoriously secretive company may mean it’s time to drop the veil and give us a taste of something new.
Social Media

Starting today, all Tumblr users can start making cash out of their site

If your Tumblr site has a decent number of followers, you can now get a cash return for your efforts. Starting today, the Yahoo-owned company will start showing ads on its 300-million-plus blogs, and it wants to share some of the generated…
Social Media

Facebook crushes earnings again and hits a billion daily active users on mobile

User numbers up, revenue up, profit up. Facebook reported yet another set of healthy performance figures on Wednesday, with the data showing that more than a billion mobile users now hit the site on a daily basis.
Social Media

Police flag and arrest Grindr user who turned out to be a drug dealer

The New York Police Department was able to track down and arrest 55-year-old Harold Gondrez Jr., with the police's use of Grindr instrumental in divulging Gondrez's drug dealer lifestyle.
Apple

Apple celebrates a milestone: One billion iPhones sold worldwide since launch

When it first launched, not even Steve Jobs probably could have fathomed selling as many iPhones as Apple has. Now, as the iconic smartphone is poised to enter its second decade, we all wonder where the iPhone goes from here.
Mobile

Find a place to park (and charge your Tesla) with Parkopedia and Apple Maps

Finding a parking space has always been a pain. But now, thanks to a new partnership between Parkopedia and Apple Maps, you'll be able to discover "key information about parking garages and lots around the world."
Mobile

LG to invest $1.75 billion in its OLED display business to keep up with rivals

LG has announced a $1.75 billion investment in its OLED display business. It'll seek to ramp up production of displays for mobile devices to help stave off industry rivals like Samsung.
Computing

The votes are in! Here are the seven finalists in the Windows Insider T-shirt contest

Microsoft is now serving up seven finalists to vote on stemming from its Windows Insider T-shirt Design Contest. The winning T-shirt design will be sold globally, likely for $20 each based on the contest rules, via Microsoft's online store.
Computing

LastPass, used by millions, may be vulnerable to shockingly simple exploits

Google Project Zero team member Tavis Ormandy found an 'obvious' LastPass vulnerability, and sent a report to the company. A fix is on the way, but hasn't been patched in yet.
Photography

Microsoft’s new camera app for iOS uses AI to make your photos better

Microsoft's Pix app leverages machine learning to improve the quality of your photos and videos by, for instance, taking a 10-image burst shot and selecting the best of the series. It's available for iOS.