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Instagram Rolls Out Lyrics Feature in Music Stories to Rival TikTok

Instagram will now display lyrics when you use music sticker It is rolling out in regions where Instagram Music is available The feature looks to rival lip-syncing app TikTok Instagram is now rolling out a new lyrics feature to the music sticker. The feature is rolling out to all users in regions where the Instagram Music option is active. This includes US, Germany, and France. Singer Billie Eilish also demoed how the feature works in one of her stories, and it will allow users to display song lyrics on screen…

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Speed test: watch the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smoke your home fibre broadband

If you’re feeling pretty chuffed with your fibre broadband speeds at home, you might want to avoid watching this impressive footage. The video shows the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G hitting download speeds of more than 1Gbps in the United States, where it launched earlier this month on mobile network Verizon. That’s seriously impressive. Those download speeds allowed Digital Trends journalist Julian Chokkattu to download PUBG: Mobile – which totals around 1.8GB of Android – in less than half a minute. On the Galaxy S10 Plus, that same file takes a…

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These 3 Simple Things Will Make Your Phone’s Battery Last Longer

Everyone wants more battery life from their phone, but today’s apps are increasingly power-hungry and prone to bugs that guzzle even more juice than necessary. Take the Netflix app, for example: Mobile Enerlytics, a company that makes battery use diagnostic tools for app makers, recently found that Netflix could drain 20 percent of your phone’s charge overnight just by running in the background. And with almost 30 percent of media consumption happening on phones, the problem will only get worse. Battery-saving apps promise to optimize your phone’s power reservoir, but…

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5G Could Interfere With Weather Satellites, Scientists Warn

5G networks are already here, and more are coming. This advanced form off wireless connection could possibly reaching speeds 100 times faster, support 100 times more devices, and feature five times lower latency than today’s 4G networks. Early versions of 5G are rolling out at a small scale with parts of Chicago and Minneapolis playing guinea pigs with mixed results, but there’s been an unexpected hitch: some scientists are worried that 5G networks could interfere with weather satellites used for crucial Earth observations. The closeness of a natural frequency to…

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iPhone 11 to come in two new colours that we’ve never seen from Apple before

We’ve had a lot of different smartphones over the years, but the diversity of products on sale usually relate more to the specs of the individual phone rather than how they look. For the most part, iPhones look kind of the same, with similar colours and the changes mostly resulting from how thin they are or how large the screen is. Usually, we’re stuck with white, silver, or black. It’s fine for most of us, but a little variety goes a long way – and would save us from having…

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Samsung Galaxy Fold release date, price colours, specs

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a folding phone which was first shown off in a heavily disguised form at Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco on November 7, 2018. It was then the star of the show at the Galaxy Unpacked live event on Wednesday 20 February, 2019. The phone is due to be released in April 2019. Until Unpacked, it was widely thought that the handset would be called the Samsung Galaxy X, but it was confirmed at the February event that it will be actually be called the…

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Star Wars items Make Us Feel The Force

Originally debuting back in 1977 with the release of the film which would retroactively be titled A New Hope, Star Wars has been a cultural phenomenon for more than forty years at this point, and, with Disney now championing a new series of sequel films, it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. A masterpiece of film making which has won over multiple generations of fans, it’s one of the most profitable movie franchises of all time. Of course, where there is a rabid fandom, there must also be a ludicrous…

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Hundreds of scientists have signed a petition warning against wireless technology

On subway trains around the world, a certain fruit-based logo has become our status symbol of choice. Now, however, one also needs the corresponding wireless earphones in order to keep up. Apple’s AirPods marked a big leap forward in wireless technology. Unlike wireless headphones which are comparatively bulky, these small earphones make a statement while being understated. But experts are warning that they could be putting users at risk. A petition warning of radiofrequency radiation has been put to the World Health Organization (WHO). This wavelength is used in WiFi,…

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Survive an avalanche by carrying these four key pieces of gear

Anyone who Ventures far into backcountry mountains—or even skis off-piste at a resort—should know what they’re getting into. Slides kill more than 150 people worldwide every year, doing in snowmobilers, skiers, and ­snowboarders. But carrying the right gear (and taking a safety class) will make those epic, swooshy descents safer. These tools will help you get rescued—or save a teammate—in a snowfall emergency. Backpack A folded bladder inside the Mammut Light Removable Airbag 3.0 embiggens you once it’s deployed, so ideally, you’ll float at the top of a snow stream.…

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