New Apple patent suggests iPhones could warn against spam calls one day

Stopping spam, hopefully A new Apple patent could finally give iPhone owners some relief from spam calls by automatically recognizing a fake call and warning users accordingly, via AppleInsider. As the patent claims describe, Apple’s system would


How to prepare your iPhone for a trade-in program

Now is the best time to get credit for your iPhone How’s that iPhone in your pocket feeling? Old? Outdated? Just fine, but you want to trade it in anyway? September’s always the time people start thinking about trading your current iPhone in and upgra


Here’s how Google knows when an online ad makes you buy the product in real life

AUG—31—2018 02:33PM EST A report from Bloomberg found that Google is using credit card data to track real-life purchases, too. In May last year, Google quietly launched a tool called “store sales measurement” that could help it determine whether


Google’s Tensor Processing Unit explained: this is what the future of computing looks like

Specialized silicon will lead the way forward When Google unveiled its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) during this year’s Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California, it finally ticked for this editor in particular that machine learning is the f


Severe burns can heal faster with this 3-D skin printer

Introducing Tech Tuesdays Tech Tuesdays showcases new and exciting tech to all of our Genius followers. Up for our first showcase is the 3d printer that bioprints skin onto burn victims. This Bio Printer is – GENIUS Researchers at the Wake Forest In


The Apple-Google shift

In the last couple of years, two very distinct things have happened — or, to be more precise, been happening  — in the world of consumer tech, in my opinion. A shift has occurred: Apple, once the definition of innovation, has become stale, con


Invasion of the tabtops: The new hybrid tablets reviewed

The Surface Pro, iPad Pro, Pixel-C, and Galaxy TabPro S all seek to merge the tablet and the laptop, with mixed success Tablets were the big thing a few years ago, purportedly soon to displace PCs. It didn’t happen, and tablet sales have been droppi


First Click: Apple should stop selling four-year-old computers

One thousand, five hundred and fourteen days. Or: four years, one month, and twenty-four days. That’s how long it’s been since Apple released the last MacBook Pro to come without a Retina display. The $1,199 13-inch model was powered by a 2.5GHz Core