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Instagram hides Like counts in leaked design prototype "We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who share a post will see the total number of likes it gets." That's how Instagram describes a seemingly small design change test with massive potential impact on users' well-being.

Samsung Galaxy S10: Everything you need to know! Whether you're looking for the latest news, want to know how the phones compare to other gadgets, need help finding a good case, or anything else in between, you're in the right place.

Samsung Galaxy S10 early US sales are higher than the S9's S10e helps the new line surpass first week sales of the previous two S generations.

Analyst sees Apple paying as much as $9 per iPhone for Qualcomm's 5G modem chips Apple charged Qualcomm with failing to continue paying it the $1 billion incentive payment Apple had asked for and was receiving. Qualcomm stopped paying Apple after the iPhone manufacturer spoke out against the chip maker in a hearing held by the South Korea Fair Trade Commission.

Samsung Galaxy A50 review The Galaxy A series has become even more diversified this year. Samsung has already introduced the Galaxy A10, A20, A30, A40, A50, A70, and A80 smartphones with the focus being on new AMOLED screens and premium camera skills. And our guest of honor - the Galaxy A50 - has plenty to show of both.

App Store to honor 2019 Earth Day with original stories, themed collections of apps and games Come next Monday, the iPhone maker will be celebrating Earth Day by featuring apps and games on App Store that help people honor the Earth and live sustainably.

Best Micro-USB Cables in 2019 USB-C is the new hotness. But for all your legacy devices, a good Micro-USB cable can go a long way. These are the best of the best around.

BlackBerry Messenger is being retired - yes, it was still a thing The consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger is shutting down at the end of this month, the communication app's custodian has announced. The illustrious remnant of the BlackBerry era will close down on May 31, despite briefly gaining somewhat of a second wind as a cross-platform service following the initial decline of BlackBerry hardware.

Cricket is launching a fresh batch of affordable data plans… with no voice call support Cricket Wireless is definitely thinking outside the box for its newest ultra-affordable Simply Data plans, which come with no cellular network voice support whatsoever.

Meizu 16s appears in live video, shows its app opening speed Meizu is gearing up to announce its latest flagship the 16s flagship on April 23. We already know the phone will feature the Snapdragon 855 with 8GB RAM, minimal display bezels, and a 48MP main camera.

Apple announces 2019 Earth Day activity challenge for Apple Watch wearers Will you celebrate the planet next Monday by recording at least a 30-minute workout on your Apple Watch? Not even if doing so will net you special stickers and virtual medals?

Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text Another day, another Facebook security-related revelation. This time it has to deal with an owned product, Instagram, and millions of passwords being stored in plain text. On Thursday, the social networking giant, Facebook, confirmed that it had stored millions of Instagram account passwords in plain text.

YouTube Music is now free on Google Home smart speakers, but there's a catch Google has just announced that its YouTube Music service is now available on all Google Home smart speakers. Starting today, those who own a Google Home smart speaker will be able to enjoy all the benefits offered by the music streaming service, but there's a catch.

Report details camera enhancements for 2019 iPhones A new report based on analyst Kuo's predictions suggests all the changes Apple is planning for the cameras of the 2019 iPhones.

SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'Mortal Kombat 11' Switch Footage, 'Cuphead' and 'Katana ZERO' Launch Today, All the Other New Releases, the Latest Sales, and Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for April 18th, 2019. It's Thursday and that means it's a big day for new game releases. Cuphead, Katana ZERO, Our World Is Ended, and many more will delight your senses and puncture your wallet.

Learn how to harness Cisco CCNA Collaboration technologies for just $19 In this comprehensive bundle, you'll get access to 36 hours of Cisco Collaboration training on topics such as voice, video, data and mobile applications.

Best Replacement SSD for PlayStation 4 in 2019 If you are planning on installing an SSD in your PlayStation 4, here are some great suggestions.

Making-of video shows Apple used explosives to create an avalanche for the nature-focused "Don't Mess With Mother" mini film Apple literally used explosives to create an avalanche scene for the recent "Don't Mess With Mother " footage that you'd be hard-press to believe was shot with an iPhone XS.

Here's what's new in Fortnite's 8.40 Patch The latest content update for Fortnite - the 8.40 patch - hit servers earlier this week, and brought with it two limited-time game modes, an updated weapon, and continued fixes for various glitches in the game. The biggest update in the 8.40 patch is the inclusion of a brand new limited-time game mode, Air Royale.

Samsung Galaxy S10 updated with a dedicated Night mode The new shooting mode isn’t actually called “Bright Night” but the mode is simply labeled “Night” in the camera app and is easily accessed by swiping across the different camera modes. We wonder why Samsung waited this long before putting a dedicated Night shooting mode instead of having it out of the box.

BlackBerry Cylance named a Strong Performer in 2019 Forrester Wave BlackBerry Cylance Consulting achieved the highest possible score for incident response, supporting products and services, average hours per response, and industrial control systems.

Apple boosts iPhone recycling programme - Mobile World Live Apple substantially expanded the number of locations where users can recycle their old iPhones and opened a new components recovery lab, as part of a bid to reuse more materials in new devices.

Is this our best look yet at the Google Pixel 3a? Android Headlines has published a pair of renders it says are the real deal, representing the final product, complete with a screen displaying the proposed launch date. While the authenticity of the images cannot be confirmed, they line up particularly well with everything we've seen pertaining to the device thus far.

Google Assistant: News, Tips, and Everything you need to know Whether this is your first encounter with it or you just need a quick refresher, here's everything you need to know about the Google Assistant. Google's YouTube Music service still has a ways to go to properly compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, but today it's taking a big step forward to do just that.

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