London is the second city to get free gigabit WiFi kiosks

London's countless telephone boxes become more redundant with every new mobile contract signed and throwaway tourist SIM purchased. Having a mind to update these payphones for the modern age, BT — which owns the majority of them — announced last ye… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

Twitter can detect crime up to an hour faster than police

Twitter has repeatedly proven itself as an invaluable platform for information sharing during social crises. Now new research has shown its ability to detect serious incidents much faster than police reports — up to an hour faster, in fact. By anal… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

Facebook has 2 billion monthly users

Every month, 2 billion users post messages, share photos, disseminate links and argue with estranged family members on Facebook. Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the milestone today in a quick post (on Facebook, of course) saying, "We're making prog… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

'Tinder for friends' uses AI to block flirty messages

Making new friends as an adult is hard, and it's easy to find yourself relying on old college pals and work colleagues to bolster your social life, even if the former live on the other side of the country and the latter are, well, your work colleague… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

You can buy the OnePlus 5 right now for $479

Want a OnePlus 5 and couldn't swing by one of the pop-up stores to get it early? You now have your chance. As promised, OnePlus is selling its latest flagship starting at $479 (£449) for a base version with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, and $… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml

Yahoo gives Mail a makeover and introduces Yahoo Mail Pro

Even though Gmail is currently the king of web email providers, a lot of people still use Yahoo Mail. And for those loyal to the latter despite several security lapses, you'll have a few things to celebrate today. That's because Yahoo is bringing a h… Source: https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml