Why You Need to Audit Your iPhone Auto-Renew App Subscriptions Right Now

Why You Need to Audit Your iPhone Auto-Renew App Subscriptions Right Now

Screenshot: Pranay Parab Your app subscriptions on iPhone can now get more expensive without requiring you to opt in to the new pricing. Apple recently implemented a new rule that allows developers to quietly raise subscription prices, so long as they don’t exceed a certain amount. Since many app subscriptions aren’t that expensive, you might … Read more

Samsung’s Putting Its Earbuds Inside a Poké Ball Charging Case

Samsung’s Putting Its Earbuds Inside a Poké Ball Charging Case

Given they’re now part of a lot of people’s everyday carry, there’s good reason for wireless earbud makers to get more creative with the charging cases these devices rely on: within reason. Eschewing pocket-ability altogether, Samsung has created a Poké Ball case for the case its Galaxy Buds 2 charge in, and it will only … Read more

Garmin Adds a Camera to Its Luxurious Car-Tracking Bike Radar

Garmin Adds a Camera to Its Luxurious Car-Tracking Bike Radar

Cycling can be a relaxing pastime until riders find themselves sharing the road with other vehicles. It then starts to feel like an exercise in mere survival, and should the unthinkable happen and a cyclist gets hit by a car, Garmin’s new Varia RCT715 will get the whole thing on film providing evidence as to … Read more

How to Turn Off a Family Member’s iPhone Alarm From Your Own Phone

How to Turn Off a Family Member’s iPhone Alarm From Your Own Phone

Photo: slyellow (Shutterstock) If you live with other people, you’re bound to deal with an unwelcome iPhone alarm. Maybe they’re sleeping soundly through the screeches or left their device behind and forgot to turn off the alarm. Either way, the alarm’s going off in another room, and it’s up to you to get up and … Read more

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS

YouTube Music for Wear OS is finally getting a tile! Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Good news for YouTube Music listeners! A compatible app for Wear OS is finally available so that you can take your playlists with you on the go. Google announced in a user community post that YouTube Music is finally a … Read more

Business in brief: Monk’s Bar and Grill, WisCow Pizza and Wings have closed | Business

Business in brief: Monk’s Bar and Grill, WisCow Pizza and Wings have closed |  Business

A joint business serving-up burgers, beers, pizza, and wings has permanently closed at 1050 N. Edge Trail. Monk’s Bar and Grill and WisCow Pizza and Wings, which shared a building near the corner of North Main Street and Cross Country Road, initially announced a temporary closure on Sunday, May 1 and Monday, May 2 due … Read more

Apple Reverses Remote Work Policy, Exec Goes To Alphabet

Apple Reverses Remote Work Policy, Exec Goes To Alphabet

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Well, this is awkward. One of Apple’s highest-profile return-to-office detractors reportedly landed a new gig at Alphabet’s DeepMind, marking the latest drama over Big Tech’s remote work scuffles. That move, ironically, comes right around the same time Apple decided to walk back its most recent return-to-office push In an internal … Read more

Noobs Should Embrace This New PlayStation ‘Gamer Dictionary’

Noobs Should Embrace This New PlayStation ‘Gamer Dictionary’

Photo: Roman Kosolapov (Shutterstock) I strongly believe console and PC gaming is for everyone, but let’s be honest: the jargony way people talk about video games can make it difficult to get into the hobby. Unless you’re enmeshed in the video game world, a sentence like “the latest patch nerfed HP scaling on end-game mobs … Read more

How to Get a Free Fitbit or Apple Watch From Your Insurance Company

How to Get a Free Fitbit or Apple Watch From Your Insurance Company

Photo: charnsitr (Shutterstock) Fitness trackers like Apple Watches and Fitbitsgenerally aren’t as expensive as tech like smartphones and tablets, but they’re not exactly cheap. You certainly wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to snag one for free. And as it turns out, many insurance companies include fitness programs that either come with a complimentary tracker, allow … Read more

Apple’s Subscription Apps Can Charge You More Without Asking

Apple’s Subscription Apps Can Charge You More Without Asking

The new app store policy requires users to opt-out of price hikes.Image: Kirill Kudryavtsev (Getty Images) Apple has updated its guidelines for developers indicating that subscription based apps can charge more without notifying the user. Apple says in their update that these auto-renewable subscriptions are “a great way to let people access content, services, or … Read more