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IPhone X bug causes touch problems in cold weather IPhone X bug causes touch problems in cold weather
- November 12, 2017

One user reported Face ID fails outside as well. Luckily, there seems to be a workaround, where locking and immediately unlocking the handset seems to restore functionality of the screen. I try swiping on websites and it doesn't register my finger. Low- or high-temperature conditions might cause the device to change its behaviour to regulate its temperature. (more...)
Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report Pixel 2 XL Screen Flashes When Locking or Unlocking, Some Users Report
- November 12, 2017

The thing to note here is that the "screen flashing" is not an isolated issue and a number of users joined to comment about the problem on Pixel User Community on Google Product forums . Google is yet to acknowledge the issue but we can expect some sort of software patch to fix the issue. I was able to replicate the issue by blowing into the bottom speaker. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Is Getting Its First Video Streaming App in Hulu Nintendo Switch Is Getting Its First Video Streaming App in Hulu
- November 11, 2017

Hulu said in a statement sent to Cord Cutters News. Switch users will be able to take advantage of Hulu's standard subscription, which costs $7.99 a month, or its more robust offering with Live TV, priced at $39.99 a month. The press release lists this URL as Switch's Hulu webpage, but the page was not yet working as of publication time. The Hulu app will be free to download, but you'll either need to have an active subscription or start a free trial to watch anything. (more...)
The OnePlus 5T WILL NOT Feature Wireless Charging The OnePlus 5T WILL NOT Feature Wireless Charging
- November 10, 2017

Wireless Charging, on the other hand, only produces 15W of power, and, the devices can only leverage that much of output when they are placed properly on wireless charging pads. Given present-day infrastructures, wireless charging brings more limitations than freedom. The device is set to be launched on 16th November in NY. However, Apple had released the iPhone 8 series including iPhone X with Qi standard-based wireless charging technology. (more...)
Redesigned iPad with Facial Recognition Slated for 2018 Redesigned iPad with Facial Recognition Slated for 2018
- November 09, 2017

An Apple spokeswoman declined comment. Would Face ID and a new bezel-less display be enough on their own to upgrade? Now the iPad may be having something of a comeback. (I think I'd value that more than Face ID, personally.) Bloomberg estimates that the launch is about a year out, so we might not see it until fall 2018, and the report warns that Face ID integration could be nixed due to supply issues between now and then. (more...)
Freakish iOS bug turns Freakish iOS bug turns "I" into "A" with a symbol
- November 08, 2017

While this bug is persistent throughout several different apps not everyone is affected, but Apple has provided a temporary fix for those who are. "We know you knew what would happen with this update @Apple@AppleSupport" took center-stage on Twitter . (more...)
Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal of patent loss to Apple
- November 08, 2017

Apple initially sued Samsung in April 2011, claiming infringement of patents, trademarks, user interface and style, and Samsung immediately countersued, claiming infringement of mobile-communications patents. But here's the amusing part: all the original phones involved in the battle have already been phased out of protection. Apple argued that there was nothing "novel or important" in Samsung's additional data regarding the case. (more...)
Nintendo Announces Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass For Game Nintendo Announces Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass For Game
- November 08, 2017

Curiously, the various content drops will not be available individually, meaning that players will have to pay the full price upfront, even if they only want access to one of the expansions. Toward the end of the presentation, Nintendo revealed an "Expansion Pass" for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 . Aside from this, the game's Expansion Pass was announced, which is available for pre-purchase starting today for $29.99. (more...)
The Koenigsegg Agera RS is now the world's fastest auto The Koenigsegg Agera RS is now the world's fastest auto
- November 07, 2017

Bugatti is expected to attempt an official top speed record with its Chiron in the near future, using a new tyre design from Michelin. After making a joke of the Bugatti Chiron's record, Koenigsegg has made a decision to take on the just announced Hennessey Venom F5 . (more...)
Nokia 5 3GB RAM version launched in India for Rs. 13499 Nokia 5 3GB RAM version launched in India for Rs. 13499
- November 07, 2017

Other than RAM, rest of the specifications are similar to the original Nokia 5 . After the first sale, Nokia 5 will also be made available in select retails stores. It also has 8 megapixels front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. "Now we have added more memory so fans can get enhanced performance in the same precision-engineered design", Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global , said in a statement. (more...)
StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play this month
- November 06, 2017

Also to become free to players are all co-op commanders in StarCraft II , up to level five, as well as the online ranked competitive multiplayer mode. Multiplayer updates will come to StarCraft II after Blizzcon concludes. You have to log in between November 8 and December 8 to claim that upgrade though. (more...)
World of Warcraft Will Expand Legion's Levelling System Across the Whole Game World of Warcraft Will Expand Legion's Levelling System Across the Whole Game
- November 05, 2017

Neither was given a release time frame, though Brack's comments about the classic server in particular, "It's gonna take some time, but it will happen" suggested it was not imminent. Blizzard announced World of Warcraft Classic during its BlizzCon 2017 keynote, which is a " classic " server option for WoW. To start with, players will gain access to 6 new playable sub-races, 3 for each faction. (more...)
New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed
- November 04, 2017

Creative director Jeff Kaplan described the character something of a hybrid character, which is something a bit unusual for Overwatch , but was looking forward to seeing the character in the hands of players-even jokingly describing the characters as "OP AF". (more...)
Utah nurse arrested by police reaches $500K settlement Utah nurse arrested by police reaches $500K settlement
- November 02, 2017

Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon where he's suspected of killing a 23-year-old devout Mormon immigrant from China. The couple also were wanted for questioning in connection to the death of a man several days ago in Golden, Colo., according to University of Utah Police Chief Dale Brophy. (more...)
Zero Dawn Crossover on PS4
- November 01, 2017

Monster Hunter: World will be releasing a PlayStation 4 exclusive DLC called " Horizon Zero Dawn " that will give owners access to Aloy from the game Horizon Zero Dawn along with Aloy's bow and armour. The full armor set will make any player character look like Aloy from head to toe, including facial likeness. Watch the new trailers below to see more of this monster filled world . (more...)
Next Microsoft Surface Could Be Foldable, Make Calls
- October 31, 2017

The sources stopped short, however, have called Andromeda a smartphone and instead said it's best characterized as a "digital pocket notebook". It all ultimately comes down to the apps and services it runs and whether users find them compelling. (more...)
Google's Cheeseburger Emoji Has One MAJOR Flaw Google's Cheeseburger Emoji Has One MAJOR Flaw
- October 31, 2017

Mr Pichai responded to the controversy by saying that Google would drop everything to sort out the cheese dilemma on Monday. A user recently pointed out the inaccuracy of Google's cheeseburger emoji. And so, that's what got burger lovers cheesed off. The topic of discussion was the placement of cheese in a burger where Apple's iOS chose to place the cheese slice above the patty and lettuce, Android's cheeseburger emoji placed the cheese on the bottom of the patty. (more...)
First Legitimate iPhone X Impression Videos Surface Online First Legitimate iPhone X Impression Videos Surface Online
- October 31, 2017

Peterson said made an "innocent mistake". YouTuber Brooke Amelia Peterson, who was visiting her father at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, filmed her father using the iPhone X to pay for a meal inside a company cafeteria. The Apple engineer was reportedly fired by Apple. Apple has not yet commented on the whole incident and employee dismissal. Outlets that were tracking the sales in live time noted that within a matter about 10 minutes, the shipping date for the iPhone X moved past ... (more...)
Unlocked Sony Xperia XZ drops to just $315 on Amazon and B&H Unlocked Sony Xperia XZ drops to just $315 on Amazon and B&H
- October 28, 2017

The freshly launched Xperia devices will be available for pre-registration starting today (October 27, 2017) on Amazon India. Speaking of the difference, the smaller Xperia R1 packs 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM, whereas the Xperia R1 Plus bundles an upgraded 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. (more...)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Release Date Announced For Early November Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Release Date Announced For Early November
- October 27, 2017

This week the folks at NVIDIA have revealed their NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti graphics card with Pascal GPU technology inside. The GTX 1070 Ti's TDP is rated at 180W, and Founders' Edition cards will require a single 8-pin PCIe power connector. (more...)
Xbox Games with Gold Revealed for November 2017 Xbox Games with Gold Revealed for November 2017
- October 27, 2017

Do you have what it takes to post the fastest lap time? You can also race up to 99 other players simultaneously. According to Major Nelson , for the entire month of November, Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download Trackmania Turbo , normally $$39.99. (more...)
National Party found guilty of Eminem copyright breach
- October 26, 2017

A New Zealand political party is to pay more than $400,000 to a U.S. rapper, Eminem , for using music similar to his in a television commercial to help win an election. "The music was licensed with one of New Zealand's main industry copyright bodies, the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society [AMCOS]". The case could have implications for other organizations that use so-called "sound-alike" tracks sold by commercial operators. (more...)
BJP leader tweets 'truth' about Vijay's religion, gets it from actor's fans BJP leader tweets 'truth' about Vijay's religion, gets it from actor's fans
- October 24, 2017

While the producers of the film have offered to delete the scene that has also gone viral on the Internet because of the 'factual inaccuracies' pointed by Tamil Nadu BJP , the reactions have led to a great surge in the demand for tickets. (more...)
Indian team announced for T20 series against Kiwis Indian team announced for T20 series against Kiwis
- October 24, 2017

It should be noted that the Men in Blue have never beaten New Zealand in a T20I in five head-to-head games. "I will make it very clear and candid - we have clearly communicated to the player and the team management, that we are only looking at him till the New Zealand series", he said. (more...)
Porsche 911 T Removes Dead Weight, Adds Raw Performance For Motoring Nirvana Porsche 911 T Removes Dead Weight, Adds Raw Performance For Motoring Nirvana
- October 24, 2017

The slight weight cut alone isn't enough to make the auto measurably faster, but with shorter ratios in the manual gearbox (hooray!) it's a cheeky tenth of a second quicker to 62mph, at 4.5 seconds. Opt for the dual-clutch PDK gearbox, though, and acceleration will drop by 0.3sec, as will the top speed, to 180mph (290km/h). It can also be distinguished from the normal version thanks to the sportier exterior design, such as a new front splitter, sports exhaust system and distinct "911 ... (more...)
PayPal And Facebook Partner For Peer-To-Peer Payments In Messenger
- October 22, 2017

This announcement came today after the two companies teamed up to integrate PayPal payment services with the Messenger's platform. It doesn't end there-PayPal is also introducing its first customer service bot for Messenger app. (more...)
In Google Chrome appeared antivirus
- October 20, 2017

Google says that this feature has already helped millions of people recover from unwanted settings. They created Chrome Cleanup, a service for Windows machines that use Chrome as an internet browser. It also mean that Chrome can detect and remove more unwanted software than previously. The interface has been made simpler and Cleanup now includes the option to automatically remove the harmful software when it is detected. (more...)
What does 4.0.0 feature and how to install it? What does 4.0.0 feature and how to install it?
- October 20, 2017

Whether it be for a game or a console itself, Nintendo does a pretty poor job of detailing exactly what's changing beyond "improving the overall experience". Now this only supports Zelda: BotW, Arms , Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . That feature is coming for future games. It can be launched by pressing and holding the dedicated screen capture button of the hybrid console, and once recording is finished, the video will be saved to the Nintendo Switch album. (more...)
Netflix to produce 80 original films in 2018 Netflix to produce 80 original films in 2018
- October 19, 2017

KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $230.00 price target on shares of Netflix in a research note on Tuesday. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Friday, May 26. The correct version of this article can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/17/netflix-inc-nflx-pt-raised-to-235-00.html. Following the sale, the director now owns 7,198 shares in the company, valued at $1,351,424.50. (more...)
Google Maps pulls calorie-counting feature after backlash
- October 19, 2017

In an apparent effort to encourage people to walk rather than drive, Google Maps started showing alternative walking directions when short driving directions were requested, complete with a note on how many calories you'd burn during the walk. (more...)
The first Polestar is a sublime cut of 600 horses The first Polestar is a sublime cut of 600 horses
- October 18, 2017

Although the 1 is built on the same SPA platform that underpins Volvo's 90-series cars (S90, V90, and XC90 ), Polestar engineers snipped 7.9 inches from the rear overhang and 12.6 inches from the wheelbase to create the two-door. Additionally it uses a double electric rear axle which enables torque vectoring. To that end the 1 is also the first auto to ever be equipped with Ohlins' new Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension. (more...)
Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico
- October 16, 2017

T-Mobile explains they're making this change "In order to prevent usage beyond the intent of the product ", adding "Less than 1% of people with this benefit travel to Mexico and Canada use over 5GB a month". The company T-Mobile unveiled that from November 12, it will bind the unlimited LTE data to 5 GB monthly at the time of traveling to USA neighbors. It's not entirely clear what " beyond the intent of the product " means, but it's clear T-Mobile is cracking down on a specific type of ... (more...)
Google Wallpapers gets three new categories and Pixel 2 backdrop Google Wallpapers gets three new categories and Pixel 2 backdrop
- October 14, 2017

It will also show up on the Pixel 2 . FaceTime has been an integral part of Apple's iOS operating system since 2010. But other previously Pixel-series exclusive apps and features, such as the Google Assistant, were eventually released for other Android devices as well as so there is definitely hope that everyone running an Android phone could potentially use the real-live translation feature of the Buds. (more...)
Justice Department warns cities on immigration law Justice Department warns cities on immigration law
- October 14, 2017

The city has said its policies are legal, and vowed to sue if money is actually taken away. Landrieu, however, suggested in a letter back to Sessions - co-signed by NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison - that the Justice Department's position amounts to "fear-mongering and false accusations". (more...)
2018 iPad Pro May Get iPhone X's Coolest Feature 2018 iPad Pro May Get iPhone X's Coolest Feature
- October 12, 2017

Apple clearly took advantage of eliminating the home button to expand the iPhone X's screen size, but that's not as necessary on devices that already have large displays. The world will get its first taste of Apple's Face ID tech when the iPhone X is released on November 3. Considering Touch ID arrived first on an iPhone 5s before it's gradual roll out to further iOS devices. (more...)
This Real-Life Nissan GT-R Is Controlled With A PlayStation Controller This Real-Life Nissan GT-R Is Controlled With A PlayStation Controller
- October 12, 2017

That was GT Academy graduate and current works Nismo driver Jann Mardenborough , who got the gig because of his proven talent in both Gran Turismo gaming and real-life motorsport. The PS4 controller was connected to a microcomputer that took the joystick inputs and sent them to the onboard systems inside the vehicle. With the controller connected to a micro-computer transmitting signals from the controller's buttons and joysticks to the car's onboard systems, Mardenborough reached speeds of ... (more...)
Snapchat Now Lets You Book Uber, Find Restaurants
- October 11, 2017

Snapchat has teamed up with several online services to introduce a feature called Context Cards. For now, only posts that use Geofilters or appear in Snap Map or Search will get the additional functionality. Stories have been integrated into Context Cards which will make it easier to see more Snaps from the places that really interest you. Context Cards won't be limited to single Snaps either, as Snapchat is integrating them into Stories as well. (more...)
Google Will Focus On Offline Stores for Pixel 2 Sales in India
- October 08, 2017

With machine learning, no human interaction is necessary for a service to improve. This will also be added to last year's Pixel models as Google tries to build brand loyalty. Talking about the functionality, with Googe Lens you'll be able to look up landmarks, books, music albums, movies, and artwork, right from Google Photos on your Pixel . (more...)
BlackBerry 'Krypton' Motion smartphone with Full Touchscreen leaked online BlackBerry 'Krypton' Motion smartphone with Full Touchscreen leaked online
- October 07, 2017

This press render of BlackBerry Motion was leaked by famous and highly reliable leakster Evan Blass. The Canada based firm, BlackBerry might be releasing a new full touchscreen device branded as BlackBerry Motion . Of course, BlackBerry security additions on the software front will also be a part of this smartphone, when it is launched. There's a display of unknown size which is said to have Full-HD resolution. (more...)
Google developing an Amazon Echo Show competitor Google developing an Amazon Echo Show competitor
- October 01, 2017

The all-new Echo and Echo Plus deliver better sound, all new far-field technology, and new features we think customers will love. The bit about YouTube is interesting, considering that Google just this week pulled the video-sharing service from Echo Show devices , a move Amazon said is "disappointing and hurts both of our customers". (more...)
Apples for Sale: iPhone 8 and 8Plus release in India Apples for Sale: iPhone 8 and 8Plus release in India
- September 30, 2017

Besides the facial recognition, the iPhone X has the same features that the iPhone 8 has. "I want to thank everyone". Amazon .in, MyJio, Jio .com and JioStore are also offering the same buyback offer. The plan offers 90GB 4G data per month. Flipkart too has an offer on buybacks. However, users would have to use the Jio SIM card to avail of this scheme and will be required to pay the company's monthly plan of ₹799 for one year. (more...)
Cheapest place to buy Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Cheapest place to buy Federation Internationale de Football Association 18
- September 30, 2017

Unsurprisingly, Fifa 18 doesn't look as good on your TV when played on Switch as its counterparts on stronger hardware. Team Styles are perhaps most noticeable in single player modes such as The Journey or Career Mode as opposition teams actually play different tactical philosophies - thankfully, not every team plays in an exhaustive tiki-taka manner anymore - while the quick sub action is useful and helps to cut time down. (more...)
Nintendo veterans: Mario was punching Yoshi Nintendo veterans: Mario was punching Yoshi
- September 30, 2017

Super Mario World is a captivating platformer that really holds up today still, but it's also important for introducing Mario to a very green, friendly companion. Mario has been abusing Yoshi for 26 years while many looked away and just flat out assumed that there's no possible way that Super Mario could be such a jerk to his helpful little pal, Yoshi . (more...)
GoPro hopes to turn its fortunes around with new Hero6 action camera GoPro hopes to turn its fortunes around with new Hero6 action camera
- September 29, 2017

You can also capture 18-megapixel spherical photos and create time-lapse videos . The new Fusion virtual reality camera has two lenses: one on the front and another on the back; it captures immersive, 5.2K spherical video and 18MP spherical photos. (more...)
Top Hizbul militant killed in Uri encounter Top Hizbul militant killed in Uri encounter
- September 28, 2017

Najar, 39, who had been an active part of terror operations since 1999, was killed near Zorawar Post of Lachiproa in Uri. He congratulated the officer and soldiers who carried out the operations in which five militants were killed, including Najar, since Sunday in the area. (more...)
Moto X4 is the next Android One phone exclusive to the US Moto X4 is the next Android One phone exclusive to the US
- September 23, 2017

The newly launched Moto X4 will also work with Project Fi across the US. Motorola has now confirmed that the unlocked Motorola Moto X4 is also headed to the US. Google asserts that not exclusively will the model be refreshed to Android 8.0 Oreo before the year's over, yet it will be among the primary handset to get Android P. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Hopeful Ilkay Gundogan Injury Not Serious Pep Guardiola Hopeful Ilkay Gundogan Injury Not Serious
- September 22, 2017

Gundogan returned to training and made his first appearance when he came on as a substitute in City's 6-0 win over Watford on 16 September. Leroy Sane's double earned City a 2-1 League Cup third round win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday, but the victory was tarnished when Gundogan limped off in the second half. (more...)
Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems
- September 21, 2017

This resulted in an occasional inability to place or receive phone calls and text messages, or access Siri. "That's why I can't recommend the cellular Apple Watch Series 3 until the connectivity is more reliable". It became apparent after my first full day using the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE that something wasn't right. Users have reported problems sending messages from Miscosoft Outlook or Exchange accounts linked to iOS 11's Mail app. (more...)
Fortnite (unofficially) supports cross-play across PC, PS4, and Xbox One Fortnite (unofficially) supports cross-play across PC, PS4, and Xbox One
- September 19, 2017

Seeing as PS4 and Xbox One cross-play is unheard of, most users assumed that Epic had enabled cross-play with PC and the tags were simply coincidences. Reddit user and PS4 gamer "PRE_-CISION-_ " posted the following gameplay video which shows hims being killed by "zCypher Nine", a username impossible to create on PSN, but that is a genuine gamertag on Xbox Live. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Demo Due Out Tomorrow Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Demo Due Out Tomorrow
- September 14, 2017

The demo version that will be released later today will feature 12 clubs and 4 stadiums to choose from. Lastly, the demo offers a preview the the next chapter in Hunter's story in The Journey, as he travels the world alongside a supporting cast featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Thierry Henry, and new playable characters. (more...)