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Huawei unveils blazing fast Kirrin 960 processor - CNET Enlarge Image Josh Miller/CNET Huawei like Apple is one of the only phone brands that makes its own processors. And its latest one the Kirin 960 looks to be a winner. Announced at a Shanghai press conference earlier today a phone powered by the Kirin 960 wa put to the test against an iPhone 7 and a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Android Central reports…

Android 7.0 Nougat could arrive August 5 - CNET Android 7.0 Nougat may launch at the end of the work week. Google Google may launch Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as Friday. This particular prediction came from known and generally reliable leaker Evan Blass aka @evleaks in a tweet on Saturday. Android 7.0 releases next month with the 8/5 security patch Blass said in the tweet. Assuming Blass is correct…

Insta360 Air looks to bring affordable 360 video to Android phones 360-degree cameras are still somewhat of a novelty with a range of options offering decent quality for around $300 or so. A new device launching on Indiegogo Monday could bring some better balance to the cost/effectiveness equation the Insta360 Air is a clip-on 360-degree video camera with livestreaming capabilities that will cost $99 in pre-order or $119 when its available post-crowdfunding campaign. While ordinarily I…

LastPass is now free across all your devices Password manager and two-factor authenticator app LastPass has always had a quirky pricing scheme. While it was free on mobile syncing all your passwords and logins across devices one of the key features of a password manager required a subscription to use. Starting today however multiple-device access to LastPass is completely free. Users who are already have a free LastPass account will now be able to sync between the browser extension and…

Instagram tests shoppable photo tags Instagram wants you to shop without always having to interrupt your scrolling with a browser window. Thats why today it will start showing shoppable tags on photos from 20 retail brands like Kate Spade and JackThreads to iOS users in the US. The retailers tag products in their photos which users can tap to reveal then tap again to see an in-app details page with a specific products price description additional photos and a Shop Now button to buy it on the…

Warner Brothers fined for paying YouTube celebs to promote game The modern media dynamic has changed. The rigid and pre-selected programming of TV radio and print is today challengedby an anything at any time culture led by internet services. Put simply: the web has changed how we get our news views entertainment and more. Its pretty important to note therefore that Warner Brothers was just found guilty of manipulating new media by paying prominent YouTube hosts to promote a videogame. The…

Twitch starts selling its own video ads says they cant be avoided via ad blockers Twitch the Amazon-owned video streaming platform which is today used by over 2 millionbroadcasters announced today its plans to begin selling video ads in its partners live streams. These ads will roll out this week and will be delivered through Twitchs new SureStream video technology platform which also offers smoother and more reliable streams including ads the company claims. The goal is to offer…

You can now stream Android games to Facebook Live from your PC Game streaming is something that everyone working in streamed video wants a part of and now Facebook Live can stream Android games (and other apps) via the BlueStacks desktop emulator for PC and Mac. The integration is pretty smart and while it was previously available for Twitch the addition of Facebook Live support means mobile games streamers can potentially reach a different more varied audience than they might encounter on…

Samsung Pay adds Rewards offering points for every transaction Samsung is giving customersa new incentive to use Samsung Pay its mobile payments product. The company released Samsung Rewards today which is a program that provides points whenever a user uses their Samsung Pay for a transaction. The points gathered through the program can then be exchanged for rewards including gift cards Samsung products and more from various U.S. retailers. The new program tiers reward levels based on…