Technology

Apple Music to Surpass Spotify in Paid US subscribers This Summer

It may, though, not quite be so clear-cut. Spotify , however, has many privileges, being a music , video, and podcast streaming service that has seen critical growth since it's creation. Spotify has reigned atop the streaming landscape for several years now. Per month, the platform has grown 5%. Then there's the lack of clarity around just how subscriber numbers themselves are calculated.

Technology

Nintendo Switch's online service will cost you in September

Nintendo reported that Super Mario Odyssey was the best-selling game for the Switch , with global sales of more than 9 million units. The Switch follows the relative failure of the Wii U, which sold only 13 million consoles between its 2012 launch and 2016-almost 90 million less than its predecessor, the Wii.

Technology

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery details leaked, 'S9 Active' likely underworks

Samsung Galaxy S9's 3,000mAh battery will come with a wattage of 11.55Wh, while the battery in the Plus version will have a wattage of 13.48Wh. Separately, tipster Roland Quandt took to Twitter to post pictures of fingerprint and camera sensors on the Galaxy S9 .

Technology

Bitcoin - What Goes Up Must Come Down

Comparing that to the nearly $20,000 that Bitcoin almost reached in early December may be a little unfair, as that was a very brief moment, but the virtual currency subsequently spent a lot of time hovering around the $15,000 mark. Those backers believe cryptocurrencies and the " blockchain " technology underpinning them will transform the way money is stored and transferred, upending the conventional banking system.

Technology

Essential to skip 8.0 Oreo release, goes straight to 8.1

Other notable highlights include a new Picture-in-Picture mode, which allows two apps to run on screen at any given time, as well as the ability to dive into apps with fewer taps , such as Notification Dots, which can be seen with a quick press and swiped away easily, and Android Instant Apps, which allow teleportation into new apps right from the browser, without any installation required.