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I'm Not Cool Enough To Wear Snapchat's New Spectacles

The wearable camera's first-person footage is wonderfully — and surprisingly — personal. But Snapchat's new 3D effects don't add much.

Nicole Nguyen 18 hours ago

Apple’s New AirPods Pro Have Better Sound, Fit, And Noise Cancellation — But Not Battery Life Or Price

I covered the new AirPods Pro with my ear filth for the last 24 hours. Here’s how Apple’s new buds sound and feel — and whether they’re worth the cost.

Nicole Nguyen 13 days ago

Google Is Making A Big Change To The Way It Serves Search Results

Meet BERT, the machine-powered language processing technology, that Google executives said will better understand the context of search queries.

Nicole Nguyen 18 days ago

Amazon Sellers Are Using Facebook Chatbots To Cheat Their Way To Good Reviews

Facebook ads touting “free” products are actually fake review programs commissioned by Amazon sellers.

Nicole Nguyen 29 days ago

These "Amazon’s Choice" Sellers Are Bribing Customers For Good Reviews

Some sellers offer gift cards or freebies to customers in exchange for five-star reviews. Amazon is recommending their products as “Amazon’s Choice.”

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Echo Buds, Amazon’s AirPods Competitor

Amazon's new Echo Buds are wireless earbuds with active noise reduction developed by Bose and a built-in Alexa voice assistant.

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

Amazon Just Announced AirPods And HomePod Competitors

Amazon showed off a slew of new products, including Echo Buds, wireless earbuds with Bose noise cancellation, and Echo Studio, a high-definition Alexa-controlled speaker.

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

Alexa Plays The Highwaymen Instead Of The Highwomen

"Me: Alexa, play the Highwomen. Alexa: Shuffling songs by the Highwaymen. Me: [dies of patriarchy]."

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

Facebook Really, Really Wants To Open A Portal Inside Your House

Facebook’s second-generation Portal, announced today, is more affordable than last year’s device. There’s also a new product built just for TV.

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

This Is The Year To Get An Apple Watch

With the release of the Apple Watch Series 5, the perfectly capable Series 3 drops to $199.

Nicole Nguyen One month ago

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s New iPhone 11 And iPhone 11 Pro

Apple just announced its brand-new iPhones: the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, as well as the iPhone 11, the XR upgrade. Highlights include a camera with three lenses on the Pro and, at last, official PORTRAIT MODE FOR PETS on the iPhone 11.

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

Apple Unveils New iPhone 11, Pro And Pro Max, Apple Watch, Apple TV+, More

BuzzFeed News is at the Steve Jobs Theater with all of the latest.

John Paczkowski 2 months ago

Nearly Every State Is Launching An Antitrust Investigation Of Google

Attorneys general from 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, have announced their plan to launch an antitrust investigation focused on Google, which they referred to as an "online search juggernaut."

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

It’s Not Just Fires. Your Phone Is Also Destroying The Amazon.

“You could drop a nuclear bomb on the forest and it would be better than mining it.”

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

Hackers Tweeted Racial Slurs From Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Account

Jack Dorsey's Twitter account was compromised on Friday afternoon and tweeted the n-word and anti-Semitic remarks. A source confirmed he had his mobile device "SIM swapped."

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

Ring Says It Doesn't Use Facial Recognition, But It Has “A Head Of Face Recognition Research”

More than 10 million Ring doorbells have been installed worldwide, and BuzzFeed News found evidence that the company is working to develop facial recognition technology for its devices in Ukraine.

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

You Can Finally See All Of The Info Facebook Collected About You From Other Websites

Users will now be able to see the reach of Facebook’s tracking outside of the social network through a new tool called “Off-Facebook Activity,” which Mark Zuckerberg announced as "Clear History" more than a year ago.

Nicole Nguyen 2 months ago

Humans Have Always Been Listening To Your Voice Recordings. Why Don’t Tech Companies Just Tell Us That?

Recent revelations could finally force tech giants to explain how they use our data.

Nicole Nguyen 3 months ago

If You Lose Your iPhone, You Can’t Pay Your Apple Card Bill On The Web

The new Apple Card credit card has an iOS-only app to see transactions and make payments, which means if you lose your Apple device, you won’t be able to pay your bill online.

Nicole Nguyen 3 months ago

These Senators Want Jeff Bezos To Explain What The Heck “Amazon’s Choice” Is

Sens. Bob Menendez and Richard Blumenthal are asking tough questions of the Amazon CEO after a BuzzFeed News report found fraudulent reviews and defective, low-quality products.

Nicole Nguyen 3 months ago