Posts From Jack Price

Jack Price
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20-year-old computer science student finding his feet in the world of journalism.

Algeo Graphing Calculator is a scientific calculator for more complex engineering and math problems

We've all been there. Staring down the barrel of a complex math problem and your once-powerful standard calculator now pales at the prospect of trying to figure this one out. Complex numbers, predefined constants, and variables are all way too much for it to handle. That's where Algeo Graphing Calculator comes in. Algeo was written by...

Google Nest WiFi may include Google Assistant speaker beacons

A rebooted version of Google's "Google Wifi" is expected to launch at the Made By Google event next month. "Made by Google" is Google's yearly hardware showcase event, where we typically see announcements to the tune of new Pixel devices. Not all of the focus is going to be on the latest Pixel devices, however....

OPPO will let third-party camera apps use its beauty and HDR functions thanks to Google’s CameraX API

Google's CameraX API is something that was revealed at Google I/O this year and came as a welcome relief for developers with a passing interest in camera applications. The complexity of the previously released Camera2 API - despite being a massive improvement over previous iterations - was still beyond belief. CameraX is aimed at developers...

SoundPEATS Truengine 2 Review: Truly Wireless Earbuds with Stellar Audio

According to the Kickstarter for the SoundPEATS Truengine 2, SoundPEATS is "a leading designer & maker of personal audio headphones." And taking a look at the Amazon Marketplace, you'd be hard-pressed to find an argument against that. The company dominates the Australian market for in-ear headphones, occupying the top 3 spots in the Amazon Marketplace. SoundPEATS...

[Update 2: Available Now] Google Nest Home Hub Max officially announced with 10-inch display and camera

Google's digital assistant range is now extremely competitive. The enormous lead that Amazon once had over its competitors has long since slipped, and now it's dubious if you could even call it a lead. Google is looking to further erode this lead with its latest smart home announcement, the Nest Hub Max. At Google I/O...

Telegram 5.11 adds Scheduled Messages, Custom Cloud Themes, and more

Telegram, the cloud-based instant messaging and VOIP service that is well-known for its fluidity and ease-of-use, has continually added new features since its initial explosion in popularity. While its best known for its security, the platform is by no means lacking in features that we're used to seeing from more popular messaging apps like Facebook...

Google Maps for Android adds a Street View layer

The amount of fun you can get out of Google Maps Street View is endless. Between the frequent Buzzfeed articles detailing the same funny/creepy locations to check out, the searching for your own house, and the attempts to find funny place names, Maps is more than just a navigation service. With that being said, though,...

[Update: More Details] Samsung’s next foldable phone may have a clamshell design

The Samsung Galaxy Fold launch hasn't exactly gone well. After all the initial hype, once users actually started to get their hands on the phone, it became clear that this was not the perfect folding phone we had all hoped for. The whole fiasco led to Samsung recalling all models of the device, and things...

Facebook paid third parties to transcribe users’ voice messages

The latest news that shocks us - then makes us stop and wonder why we were shocked in the first place - comes in the form of allegations that Facebook has been spying on users' voice messages. The allegations say that the social media giant paid third-party contractors to transcribe audio clips taken from Facebook...

Google Chrome prepares to add cross-platform clipboard sharing

Like many other applications these days, Google Chrome is no stranger to a beta program. It's the usual story: you get the latest cutting-edge features in exchange for a more unstable application. The latest Chrome betas have been pretty interesting. We've finally seen an implementation of an application-wide dark theme - though this did have...

Samsung Pay Touch turns your Galaxy phone into a payment terminal

With the advent of Google Pay and similar services, mobile payments are fast overtaking cash and card payments. The convenience of using your phone instead of having to carry cards cannot be overstated. Of course, now that we can send payments via mobile, it only makes sense that the next step should be the ability...

[Update: Aura White & Pink] Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ leaked renders show off gradient Silver and Black colors

 The hype around the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is starting to get bigger and bigger. As per usual, leaks are widespread. For example, we learned that the Galaxy Note 10 is likely to feature at least one of Samsung's new ToF sensors. Leaked images have shown that the device will feature a hole punch in...