Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi extender pods are now available

Comcast has launched new Xfinity xFi Pods, which are mesh Wi-Fi extenders meant to combat dead zones in homes. We wrote about the pods last year, but their launch was delayed. They are small pods that can be plugged into an outlet and paired with the xFi Wireless Gateway or …

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HTC website leaks new flagship phone

A testing subdomain on HTC’s website, spotted by Roland Quandt, has confirmed the already-leaked specs and design of HTC’s next flagship phone, while also giving us an indication of its price. Priced at 5,888 yuan in China (roughly $920) with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, the U12 Plus …

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R. Kelly is still doing just fine on Spotify

Despite a new Spotify policy on hateful content or conduct that removed R. Kelly’s music from the service’s official playlists, the musician’s streaming numbers have been unaffected, according to The Associated Press. Before the policy change on May 10th, his music received an average of 6,584,000 streams per week on …

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Google Photos now has a Favorites feature

I know a lot of people love Google Photos, but sometimes you realize that the service is missing some elementary stuff. For example, there hasn’t been a Favorites feature until now. Google has announced that, over the next week, it’s rolling out that functionality. You’ll be able to tap a …

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Apple cuts USB-C to Lightning cable price to $19

Apple has dropped the price of its USB-C to Lightning cable by $6 to $19; it previously sold for $25. The price cut comes amid rumors that this year’s iPhones could include a USB-C to Lightning cable in the box and finally move on from the old USB-A cable. Currently, …

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