iOS 11 bugs are so common they now appear in Apple ads

If you blink during Apple's latest iPhone ad, you might miss a weird little animation bug. It's right at the end of a slickly produced commercial, where the text from an iMessage escapes the animated bubble it's supposed to stay inside. It's a minor issue and easy to brush off, more

L’Oreal acquires Modiface, a major AR beauty company

L'Oreal announced today that it has acquired Modiface, a company that's had a hand in the creation of many custom augmented reality beauty apps, including those from Sephora and Estée Lauder. L'Oreal didn't disclose the amount spent, but it did tell Reuters that it now owns Modiface's numerous more

This suitcase comes with a removable Bluetooth speaker

Morel is a company known for creating hi-fi speakers for cars and your home, but the company has a new project on Kickstarter that's an interesting solution for travelers — a Bluetooth speaker that can be used alone or inside a specially-designed suitcase.

The product is comprised of two separate more

Lyft is testing a Netflix-style monthly subscription plan

Lyft is testing monthly subscription plans for high-frequency users, a sign that the company is shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation.

The terms of the subscription models seem to vary, but appear targeted at users who spend up to $450 on ride-hailing a month. One all-access pass more

Firefox now lets you block annoying website notification pop-ups

The Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of Firefox today that can prevent some websites from asking to send notifications to your device, as reported by Ars Technica. In addition, this version of Firefox — release number 59 — also stops some sites from accessing your device's camera, more

Reddit says it has banned cryptocurrency ads since 2016

Tech companies like Facebook and Google, have recently announced that they're banning ads for digital currencies. It turns out that Reddit has been banning cryptocurrency ads since early 2016, but just never announced it outright in a press release, as first spotted by Motherboard. Today, Reddit extended more

Upgrade is set up as a colorful near-future thriller, but it’s actually pure body...

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 SXSW Interactive Festival.

Leigh Whannell's Blumhouse collaboration Upgrade premiered at SXSW in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Whannell is the Australian director best known for more

A Chinese reporter’s frustrated eye roll goes viral in China and is censored

Chinese reporter Liang Xiangyi eye-rolled during another reporter's long-winded question at the National People's Congress yesterday and the moment has gone viral. Many Chinese residents have created dozens of videos, GIFs, memes, and illustrations inspired by the scene, having identified with Liang's frustration. (Since Liang dressed in blue and the more

Microsoft reveals Sony is blocking Fortnite PS4 vs. Xbox One cross-play

Fornite cross-play between consoles and PC, Mac, and mobile is coming soon, but PlayStation 4 owners won't be able to play against Xbox One gamers. Epic Games revealed this weekend that Xbox One players will be able to play Fortnite with PC, Mac, and mobile players, but not more

Apple is letting companies make 3.5mm to Lightning cables now

Apple has updated the specs for its MFi accessories program (which also got a snazzy new logo over the weekend), letting companies now put USB-C ports on licensed devices, as well as create 3.5mm to Lightning cables for the first time, as reported by 9to5Mac.

They're useful additions more