Day: November 17, 2017

Huawei forcibly installed GoPro bloatware on unsuspecting users’ phones

Huawei has been busted secretly installing bloatware on users’ phones without ever notifying them or asking for their consent. A number of Huawei customers have reported their phones have suddenly been equipped with GoPro’s Quik video editing app, Dutch outlet Android Planet reports. According to miffed users, Quik showed up on their handsets out of …

Fabriq Chorus Review: A gorgeous, battery-powered Alexa speaker for under $100

When someone pitched me the Fabriq Chorus last month, I couldn’t help but think it was the worst-possible time to release an Alexa-enabled smart speaker. Amazon had just released a swathe of compelling and intriguing new Echo devices, all benefiting from the name-recognition of its maker. Who would care about a brand-new device from a …

Insurance firms need to worry about social media

While it is fairly clear why many retail and consumer-oriented companies need to worry about utilizing social media, even atypical consumer-oriented companies, such as insurance firms, need to maintain a social media presence. Recently, a wave of “insurtech,” or insurance technology, companies have launched in order to combine automation technology with the various angles of …