Apple introduces Apple Card, a credit card with no fees, daily rewards and cashback

At a special event yesterday, Apple announced Apple Card, a new kind of credit card that is built into the Apple Wallet app on iPhone as well as a physical credit card. The company says the Apple Card will offer a similar experience to the customer…

At a special event yesterday, Apple announced Apple Card, a new kind of credit card that is built into the Apple Wallet app on iPhone as well as a physical credit card. The company says the Apple Card will offer a similar experience to the customer just like Apple Pay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAZiE9NtRfs Unique card number Those who wish to use Apple Card can sign up in the Wallet app on their iPhone and can be used in stores, in apps or online worldwide. Once you sign up the card, a unique card number is created on iPhone for Apple Card and stored safely in the device’s Secure Element, a special security chip used by Apple Pay. Lesser interest, more privacy Unlike credit cards, the Apple Card will transform the experience by simplifying the application process, eliminating fees, encouraging customers to pay less interest and providing a new level of privacy and security. Daily Cash program Apple Card also offers a clearer and more compelling rewards program than other credit cards with Daily Cash, which gives back a percentage of every purchase as cash on customers’ Apple Cash card each day. Having said that, it is now available exclusively for the US this summer. Weekly and monthly spending summaries. Moreover, it ...

Apple Arcade game subscription service announced, coming to iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV later this year

At it special event yesterday, Apple introduced Apple Arcade, a game subscription service that will offer over 100 new games in partnership with game developers. This lets up to six family members of the subscriber play games without limits, ads, o…

At it special event yesterday, Apple introduced Apple Arcade, a game subscription service that will offer over 100 new games in partnership with game developers. This lets up to six family members of the subscriber play games without limits, ads, or in-app purchases across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95FuVib8mcY The service will feature games from Annapurna Interactive, Bossa Studios, Cartoon Network, Finji, Giant Squid, Klei Entertainment, Konami, LEGO, Mistwalker Corporation, SEGA, Snowman, ustwo games and more. "Rather than pay up front for each game, a subscription to Apple Arcade will give players the opportunity to try any game in the service without risk, said Apple. Every game will be playable offline, and most will have support for game controllers. Since Apple Arcade offers games across iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV, you can easily pick up where you left off in a game on any of the devices. Apple also said that new games will be added to the service on a regular basis. Apple Arcade will launch in fall 2019, probably with the iOS 13 in more than 150 countries on the App Store across iOS, macOS and tvOS. Pricing has not been announced yet. Check out the list of some of the games ...

MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM brings Dark Mode [Update: Rolling out with MIUI 9.3.25 beta]

Update 2 – March 26, 2019: Dark Mode is now available for Redmi Note 5 Pro and POCO F1 with the latest MIUI 9.3.25 update. There is an option in the Display settings to enable Dark mode.

Update: We found that the dark mode is triggered w…

Update 2 – March 26, 2019: Dark Mode is now available for Redmi Note 5 Pro and POCO F1 with the latest MIUI 9.3.25 update. There is an option in the Display settings to enable Dark mode. Update: We found that the dark mode is triggered when dark mode is enabled on Google Messages app. If you are on latest MIUI nightly or beta build, you can try this. Earlier: Colors displayed on the screen affect the power consumption of the display and this is where dark mode helps on AMOLED devices. In last few months, Google gradually rolled out dark mode for some system apps including Phone, Contacts, Messages and as per some reports, Google is all set to introduce the system-wide dark mode with Android Q. Dark mode doesn't help in saving much battery on the budget devices as budget devices lack AMOLED panels, but some users still prefer it. [gallery link="file" size="large" ids="275164,275147,275162"] Xiaomi's MIUI is best known for the customizations it offers but it also doesn't offer system-wide dark theme, dark themes can be downloaded from theme store but I am yet to find a fully functional, bugfree, polished dark theme despite trying many dark themes but it may change soon as Xiaomi's latest ...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9.0 Pie MIUI beta update starts rolling out, brings system-wide dark mode and Game Turbo

Xiaomi launched its first dual-camera phone Redmi Note 5 Pro in India last year running MIUI 9.2 on top of Android 7.1 (Nougat) and later updated it to MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) back in June 2018. MIUI 9.5 also brought some new features …

Xiaomi launched its first dual-camera phone Redmi Note 5 Pro in India last year running MIUI 9.2 on top of Android 7.1 (Nougat) and later updated it to MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) back in June 2018. MIUI 9.5 also brought some new features such as gesture support, Dual 4G VoLTE and more to Redmi Note 5 Pro. Later in September 2018, the company rolled out MIUI 10 update for the smartphone and last month it started recruiting Beta testers for testing Android Pie based MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM for various devices including Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi Y2. [gallery link="file" size="large" ids="278457,278456,278454"] Now, Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.25 update for Redmi Note 5 Pro, which brings Android 9.0 (Pie) along with April security patch to the device. The update finally brings a toggle under display settings for the system-wide dark mode to the device that we earlier reported, but now dark mode is not just limited to some apps and settings, with this update Settings page also gets an overhaul. The update also brings Game Turbo to the smartphone. Note that this is a MIUI Global Nightly Beta update and is currently available for ...

Apple v. Q’comm Cases and Impacts

An analyst describes the many cases between Apple and Qualcomm and their potential impacts for the companies and the cellular industry.

An analyst describes the many cases between Apple and Qualcomm and their potential impacts for the companies and the cellular industry.

Lenovo ThinkPad P52

Thumping its peers in our testing, Lenovo’s Quadro-based ThinkPad P52 raises the bar for beefy 15.6-inch mobile workstations in almost every regard.

Thumping its peers in our testing, Lenovo's Quadro-based ThinkPad P52 raises the bar for beefy 15.6-inch mobile workstations in almost every regard.

The Best Battery Life Laptops for 2019

Don’t be left without juice just when you need it most. We’ve tested hundreds of laptops to find the ones that last the longest between charges. These battery-life champs will take you through a day of work, as well as a night on the couch.

Don't be left without juice just when you need it most. We've tested hundreds of laptops to find the ones that last the longest between charges. These battery-life champs will take you through a day of work, as well as a night on the couch.

BrandPost: For Dollar Shave Club, Building the Right Data Stack Is Key to Optimizing the Customer Experience

Dollar Shave Club (DSC) is a leading provider of personal grooming products delivered by mail to its members via a variety of flexible plans. The company has grown rapidly in just a few years and is often lauded for its superior member relationships…

Dollar Shave Club (DSC) is a leading provider of personal grooming products delivered by mail to its members via a variety of flexible plans. The company has grown rapidly in just a few years and is often lauded for its superior member relationships. As an organization committed to excellence, DSC needs to continually enhance its operations to become more agile and flexible, while increasing its responsiveness to customers.

DSC’s mission statement encapsulates how the brand defines the consumer experience: “To help guys take care of their minds and bodies so they can be their best selves.”

The organization recently undertook a major strategic shift, offering greater flexibility and various promotional options to its members.

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BrandPost: Operational Excellence Starts with a Strong Foundation

Cloud computing is growing by leaps and bounds. Over 70 percent of companies have shifted at least part of their IT operations to the cloud, according to the International Data Group.To be competitive in the growing cloud-based business market, ente…

Cloud computing is growing by leaps and bounds. Over 70 percent of companies have shifted at least part of their IT operations to the cloud, according to the International Data Group.

To be competitive in the growing cloud-based business market, enterprises need to bolster their cloud services’ reliability. Customer-centric attributes like continuous uptime and ease of use are table stakes. Honing these attributes isn't easy. Today, every service – whether internal or customer-facing -- is part of a larger ecosystem. A break or outage can have a ripple effect.

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Hackers Infect Thousands of Asus PCs Via Malicious Updates

The supply chain attack exploited the Asus Live Update utility, which is pre-installed on most of the company’s computers. Current Asus updates are reportedly fine, however, as attackers seemed to cease activity in November 2018.

The supply chain attack exploited the Asus Live Update utility, which is pre-installed on most of the company's computers. Current Asus updates are reportedly fine, however, as attackers seemed to cease activity in November 2018.