Not all Uber users will experience driver fraud but it remains a possibility on the platform that connects drivers with riders. In this case, driver fraud means that the person who shows up as the Uber driver when you book a ride is not the same that turns up when your car arrives. To eliminate this possibility and provide more security to its users, Uber has now rolled out a new security measure that makes drivers take selfies. This security measure will gradually be rolled out across the entire United States.
Read full post →Uber Drivers Will Take Selfies To Eliminate Safety Concerns For Riders

You might find it hard to walk into your local Apple Store and pick up an iPhone 7, particularly if it’s a configuration that doesn’t sell as many units as the base 32GB model. Apple offers the handset in a handful of color and storage configurations so availability issues were bound to come up at launch, it’s normal and something we see every year when new iPhones are launched. According to a new report customers can expect to see proper iPhone 7 retail availability on and after October 8th.
Read full post →Proper iPhone 7 Retail Availability Expected By October 8th

Mojang has announced today that it has been working on a lot of good things for the Minecraft: Console Edition which will be released this fall. One of the things it has been working on is the Chinese Mythology pack which brings an “exquisitely crafted world” that has been inspired by myths of the far East. The Minecraft Chinese Mythology pack is going to be released next month.
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If a new report is to be believed, Sprint may have discontinued its leasing program for Android smartphones. The report comes from Wave7 Research which says that Sprint is no longer selling Android smartphones on lease. The last handset Sprint leased to customers was the Samsung Galaxy S7 and apparently even that no longer remains an option for customers who want to buy a phone on this plan.
Read full post →Sprint Leasing Program For Android Handsets Reportedly Discontinued

Verizon has announced that its prepaid customers can now experience improved sound quality with HD Voice when they call someone who is also on a Verizon HD Voice-compatible device. Verizon says that the HD Voice quality on its network is so good that subscribers will feel as if they’re talking face-to-face with the other person. The HD Voice service also covers video calls, Wi-Fi calls, 6-way calling as well as the ability to keep browsing the internet while talking on the phone.
Read full post →Verizon HD Voice Arrives For Prepaid Customers

It has been a few months since Xiaomi unveiled its first Android TV-powered set-top box. The company did say that this device will be released in the United States within the next couple of months but it’s yet to be confirmed when it will be launched and how much it’s going to cost. The Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV set-top box has now been spotted at a Walmart store with a price tag of $69.
Read full post →Xiaomi Mi Box Price Revealed By Walmart

2K Games will release the latest title in the Mafia franchise next month and they have now confirmed that a mobile game will also be released at the same time. The mobile version of this game is called Mafia 3: Rivals and its iOS and Android release date has now been confirmed. Those who want the full experience will want to get Mafia 3 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 7th.

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twitter logoWith so many mediums of social media and the ability to share updates, sometimes what was popular in the past might not be popular in the future. Good examples of social media platforms that kind of died out include the likes of Friendster and MySpace. However the question is, could Twitter be next? Read full post →Twitter Could Soon Be Getting A Formal Bid From Google Or Salesforce

popular_business_times_googleOne of the features of Google Search is that when you search for particular businesses, such as restaurants, it will show you the opening hours as well as a graph that depicts when are the most popular times. For example a restaurant located in the central business district will most probably show its peak popularity during the lunch hour. Read full post →Google Search Could Soon Show Live Popular Business Times

bing_ampNobody likes waiting, and even in today’s technological landscape where we have access to fast internet, it seems that it isn’t quite fast enough, which is why endeavors such as Facebook’s Instant Articles and Google’s AMP have launched, where clicking on a link will open up the website more or less immediately. Read full post →Microsoft’s Bing App Now Supports AMP