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Chris Mills

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iPhone XS vs iPhone X speed, cell signal

LTE speed tests show the iPhone XS dominates the iPhone X

October 2nd, 2018

The iPhone XS has been criticized a little for only providing a marginal upgrade over the iPhone X. There’s no killer feature in this year’s Apple devices and some people have suggested that the handful of marginal upgrades, like a faster processor and much better camera, aren’t worth the upgrade. That’s still a conversation that …

Charter Spectrum Senate bill

The Senate might save cable, because Charter sure can’t

October 1st, 2018

Cable TV has spent the last five years watching streaming video not-so-slowly nibble away at its cash cow, and the solution has mostly been to raise “programming fees” every year. Although the industry has enjoyed decades of heady profits and regional monopolies, streaming packages are becoming increasingly popular and cable isn’t doing much to compete. …

iPhone XS skin softening

Here’s why people thought the iPhone XS has a ‘skin softening’ filter

October 1st, 2018

Last week, iPhone XS users galore swarmed to the forums, internet pitchforks in hand, to complain that their new phones’ selfie cameras were secretly applying a”‘skin smoothing” filter. It wasn’t the most absurd idea: Smartphone makers often integrate filters, including “beauty” filters, into their camera apps, and it’s not like Apple has never given users …

RED Hydrogen phone release date delayed

The innovative RED Hydrogen phone is delayed even more

September 28th, 2018

The past 12 months haven’t been particularly exciting in the world of smartphones. Sure, “the notch” has become a standard feature on most devices, but with the excitement of all-screen devices fading quickly, this year’s phones have been all about refinement. The iPhone XS and XS Max are undoubtedly fantastic, but they’re evolutionary improvements on …

Amazon Marketplace

The EU is investigating whether Amazon rips off popular products from its own sellers

September 28th, 2018

The EU’s antitrust division, famous for its multi-billion-dollar fines on tech companies like Google and Microsoft, apparently now has its sights set on Amazon. Last week, the regulator sent out a 16-page questionnaire to Amazon 3rd-party sellers, according to Bloomberg, asking whether they’d ever had products copied by Amazon. If the report is accurate, it sounds …

Facebook data breach

Facebook says new hack leaked data of 50 million users

September 28th, 2018

Facebook has announced that a previously unreported attack on its network exposed the personal data of nearly 50 million users. The company said that it discovered the breach earlier this week. Attackers used a flaw in Facebook’s code to take over user attacks, the company said. The social network says that the vulnerability has been …

Lyft ditch the car credits

Lyft is paying users in 35 cities to ditch their cars

September 26th, 2018

Earlier this year, Lyft rolled out a trial promotion in Chicago that offered residents $550 in travel credits in return for ditching their cars for a month. The trial must have gone well, because the company is now rolling out the same offer to over 35 cities, including New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, and …