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Ford Ranger To Feature Technology in the Body of a Midsize Truck Ford Ranger To Feature Technology in the Body of a Midsize Truck
- January 16, 2018

That's about to change though, as the all-new US version of the 2019 Ford Ranger has finally been launched in America at this year's auto show in Detroit . For the moment, the most beastly iteration of the 2019 Ranger will be the FX4 Off-Road Package, with its beefier tires, bash and skid plates, and off-road-tuned shocks. (more...)
Whatsapp Security Flaw Lets Anyone Spy On Private Chats Whatsapp Security Flaw Lets Anyone Spy On Private Chats
- January 14, 2018

Once an attacker with control of the WhatsApp server had access to the conversation, he or she could also use the server to selectively block any messages in the group, including those that ask questions, or provide warnings about the new entrant. (more...)
Dropbox files for IPO with potential $10bn valuation Dropbox files for IPO with potential $10bn valuation
- January 13, 2018

According to that report, Dropbox reportedly aims to list within the first half of 2018. Dropbox is additionally conversing with other banks for filling additional roles on its IPO . Having achieved a $ 10 billion valuation in 2014, hopes for the data-sharing business to go public rose further, pressuring the company to wait until it believes it could reach or close in on the market cap of the stock market. (more...)
LG Introduces 88-inch 8K OLED Display Ahead Of CES 2018 LG Introduces 88-inch 8K OLED Display Ahead Of CES 2018
- January 13, 2018

Any company that uses the technology can decide how to best hide the display when its off. You might want to start saving up now if you fancy one. LG is hosting its CES 2018 press conference today in Las Vegas and there's a lot to look forward to. (more...)
CES Tech Conference Hit with Major Power Outage CES Tech Conference Hit with Major Power Outage
- January 13, 2018

Parts of the connector between Central and South Halls were also affected. In a hilarious twist, the event lost power for nearly two hours, leading to some areas getting closed. Initial reports about the power outage began appearing on Twitter around 11:14 a.m. PT, but the lights turned back on sometime around 1:00 p.m. PT. (more...)
Kia Niro EV leads firm's electric vehicle charge Kia Niro EV leads firm's electric vehicle charge
- January 10, 2018

Alongside Kia's new concept , the brand will reveal a range of new in-car features and innovations at CES 2018 . In fact, with so many carmakers pledging a raft of new EV cars in the years to follow, surely we now have to think about the various noises each will have to make? After unveiling the new Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid in Los Angeles last fall, the South Korean automaker got to work on a new version of the model. (more...)
Razer's 'Project Linda' turns your phone into a gorgeous laptop Razer's 'Project Linda' turns your phone into a gorgeous laptop
- January 10, 2018

Gaming accessories company Razer has created a laptop extension that, when coupled with a Razer Phone , creates a working, LED lit Android laptop. The Razer Phone docks easily into Project Linda and connects with a simple key press, seamlessly integrating the devices. (more...)
Steve Bannon says he regrets comments about Trump Jr Steve Bannon says he regrets comments about Trump Jr
- January 08, 2018

Bannon concluded the statement, which was first published by Axios , by expressing regret for diverting attention away from the nuances of the President's accomplishment. "If they were stronger, hopefully, you would not have something like that happen", he said. Bannon says his support for the president is "unwavering" and he remains "ready and willing to stand in the breech for this presidency and the administration's effort to make America great again". (more...)
LG HU80KA 4K UHD Projecter All Set for CES 2018 Debut
- January 05, 2018

LG Electronics is committing to expanding its competitiveness in 4K UHD home projectors with the HU80K series, its first 4K UHD 1 projector, the recipient of CES' Best of Innovation award for delivering ultra-sharp video and a home cinema experience in a compact, handsome design. (more...)
Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw
- January 05, 2018

But it advised downloading software only from trusted sources to avoid "malicious" apps. However, Apple says that it has already released mitigations in iOS 11.2 that protect iPhone units, iPod touches and iPad tablets from Meltdown . Apple confirmed that its devices can be struck by bugs like Meltdown and Spectre . The company's full statement, available through a new support document covering Meltdown and Spectre , is below: Security researchers have recently uncovered security ... (more...)
Pregnant Kylie Jenner Has Reportedly Split From Boyfriend Travis Scott Pregnant Kylie Jenner Has Reportedly Split From Boyfriend Travis Scott
- January 02, 2018

While Jenner and her family remains mum regarding her rumored pregnancy, a source reportedly told HollywoodLife that Jenner's brother-in-law Kanye West talked to Scott to reiterate the importance of family, since the couple is rumored to be fighting because he is spending lesser time with her . (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Moto Z2 Force on T Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Moto Z2 Force on T
- December 31, 2017

After the update, users can enjoy all the Android Oreo features such as Picture-in-Picture mode, revamped Settings app and quick settings menu, smart text selection, autofill and notification dots. People with other variants of Zenfone 4 can also share with us if they got any update or bot. Just to remind you, the Asus ZenFone 4 arrives with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display. (more...)
Nintendo Delays 64 GB Switch Card Launch To 2019 Nintendo Delays 64 GB Switch Card Launch To 2019
- December 28, 2017

The delay comes after it was announced that 10 million units of Nintendo Switch have been moved. It's no surprise that the Nintendo Switch has seen an extremely successful year since its debut on March 3. Super Mario Odyssey , Splatoon 2 , and ARMS are all games that take 2 to 8GB of internal memory in the Nintendo Switch . They said the notice disappointed some software makers, especially US -based publishers that often produce data-heavy games. (more...)
Google eyeing brick and mortar stores in India to push Pixel Google eyeing brick and mortar stores in India to push Pixel
- December 28, 2017

The report further highlights that at least two prominent malls in India said that they have received requests for space to set up Google stores. While, Google hasn't officially commented on this matter, the report cites sources claiming that these stores could come up sometime in the latter part of 2018. (more...)
Amazon acquires Blink, a home automation startup that builds connected homes Amazon acquires Blink, a home automation startup that builds connected homes
- December 26, 2017

The acquisition was announced on Blink's website , and although it hasn't been disclosed how much money Amazon paid for Blink, the fact that it's already been acquired just three years after launching its Kickstarter is mighty impressive. Blink's products include the recently announced Blink Video Doorbell , which requires no wires or cables so is easier to install than competitors and retails for $99. (more...)
Jeep shows new look of Cherokee SUV -- and it isn't as odd Jeep shows new look of Cherokee SUV -- and it isn't as odd
- December 22, 2017

Lots of manufacturers are now rushing to reveal previews of vehicles that will be refreshed or all-new at the upcoming 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. A new taillight design helps give the Cherokee a modern and slightly muscular look too. The Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker released four photos of the SUV that showed its new design, wider headlights and some other changes. (more...)
Nokia 9 to feature dual selfie cameras with autofocus and FHD support Nokia 9 to feature dual selfie cameras with autofocus and FHD support
- December 22, 2017

In multi-core mode, the Nokia 6800 has earned nearly 9 points, whereas in single core, his assessment amounted to 1910 points, and it is entirely the merit of Qualcomm, most likely the new Snapdragon 845. HMD say that Nokia 8 devices will automatically update with Android Oreo and that customers will receive a notification when it becomes available. (more...)
Facebook improves how blind can 'see' images using AI Facebook improves how blind can 'see' images using AI
- December 21, 2017

Facebook is rolling out a new facial recognition feature so you can see photos of you that others have posted, even if they haven't "tagged" your name on them. That said, technology like this can be scary. The features demonstrate how Facebook is using a trove of facial recognition data, a type of data that has become a key focus for tech titans. (more...)
Xiaomi No 1 Mi Fan Sale Begins Today: Check Out Top Deals Xiaomi No 1 Mi Fan Sale Begins Today: Check Out Top Deals
- December 21, 2017

The Re 1 Flash sale will be held on both December 20 and December 21- at 2 pm sharp. The two-day extravaganza will offer customers with a wide range of discounts on its smartphones, including the new Mi A1 , power banks, cases, and other accessories. (more...)
Samsung introduces the Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018) with two front cameras Samsung introduces the Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018) with two front cameras
- December 19, 2017

One thing that might come as a surprise, especially for phones launching in 2018 is the OS. Both the smartphones are powered by an octa-core 2.2GHz Dual Core +1.6Ghz Hexa Core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage on the Galaxy A8. (more...)
Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018 Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018
- December 16, 2017

As for the Notebook 9 laptops , both the 13.3-inch and 15-inch models have been given access to the eighth-generation Core i7 processor and can be configured to to have up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and!TB of NVMe SSD storage . In addition to fingerprint sensor, the Notebook 9 Pen also gets an IR camera for Windows Hello facial recognition. The South Korean major introduced a brand new Notebook 9 Pen , along with the 2018 edition of the Notebook 9. (more...)
Google it: What Ireland searched for in 2017 Google it: What Ireland searched for in 2017
- December 16, 2017

Matt Lauer is the former co-host of NBC's " Today " show, who was sacked last month amid allegations of sexual harassment. The Super Bowl and the Mayweather/McGregor fight landed at four and five, respectively, and the fidget spinners that briefly caught our short attention spans this year hit No. (more...)
Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteries Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteries
- December 15, 2017

Toyota's goal is for green cars to comprise half of its global sales by 2030. Toyota has deepened its relationship with Panasonic to develop battery technology for electric cars , signaling the automaker's continued commitment to a clean future of mobility . (more...)
Instagram will now let users follow hashtags: Here's how it works Instagram will now let users follow hashtags: Here's how it works
- December 14, 2017

The company has now made it easier for users to see posts from around the world which are using the same hashtag. As it is with following a friend, the hashtag is included in the user's "Following" list and can subsequently be unfollowed at any time. (more...)
Twitter makes it easier to rant by making tweetstorms an official feature Twitter makes it easier to rant by making tweetstorms an official feature
- December 14, 2017

But one trend it didn't predict was " tweetstorms ", the multiple-tweet-long messages that exceed Twitter's character limit. The move follows a November test of the feature, which lets users to compose and edit several tweets at a time before posting them sequentially in a thread . (more...)
You'll Soon Be Able to Pre-Order iOS and Mac Apps You'll Soon Be Able to Pre-Order iOS and Mac Apps
- December 13, 2017

You might remember previous year when Super Mario Run appeared on the App Store weeks before its launch with an option to remind customers when it was available to download . Apple has also included an FAQ with further information about the pre-order process. Once your app is approved and you're ready to make it available for pre-order, return to Pricing and Availability, confirm the date your app will be released for download , and click Release as Pre-Order in the upper-right corner. (more...)
YouTube to launch Spotify rival streaming music service in 2018 YouTube to launch Spotify rival streaming music service in 2018
- December 10, 2017

Neither has made much progress gaining paid subscribers - at least compared to Spotify , Apple , or Amazon. According to a source of Bloomberg , YouTube is now working on a new music subscription service known internally as Remix to compete with Apple Music and Spotify . (more...)
Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked
- December 10, 2017

This is the first time we've seen the Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update and it appears to be an early release. The new commands included in the Android Oreo 8.1 update include some necessary improvements in autofill functionality. The device features a dual camera and other similar specifications as the Xiaomi Mi 5X that is available in China. Android 8.0 Oreo, the new Android 8.1 brings a variety of new options with all bug fixes on the devices. (more...)
Bayonetta Special Edition Coming to Switch in Europe and Japan Bayonetta Special Edition Coming to Switch in Europe and Japan
- December 09, 2017

There hasn't been a Bayonetta game out since Bayonetta 2 came out exclusively for the Wii U in 2014, three years ago. It shows that developer Platinum Games is creating the game and that it will once again star the game's namesake, Bayonetta . (more...)
Watch your Amazon Prime video content on your iOS device Watch your Amazon Prime video content on your iOS device
- December 08, 2017

Google offers other manufacturers its own software for streaming devices called Android TV. If you have an Apple TV or similar device, you can use the iOS app to stream content directly to your TV, whilst we wait for the native Apple TV Prime Video app . (more...)
Drake, Moana Top Apple Charts in 2017 Drake, Moana Top Apple Charts in 2017
- December 08, 2017

It's also hardly shocking to see crowd pleasers and essentials like Bitmoji , Snapchat , YouTube , Facebook Messenger , Instagram , Google Maps or Netflix among the iOS App Store's most popular 2017 apps. For Apple Music , the most popular album was Drake's More Life and Ed Sheeran snagged the most popular song with Shape of You . Apple also listed the top movies in the Apple Store, with Disney's Moana ranks first followed by Wonder Woman , and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in the ... (more...)
Honor 7X United States of America release date, specs aim to take on OnePlus Honor 7X United States of America release date, specs aim to take on OnePlus
- December 06, 2017

Since the company isn't shy about making comparisons to the $499 OnePlus 5T , we expect the View 10 to launch at a competitive price. It packs 3340 mAh battery . For selfies, there is an 8MP camera . And gender detection for portraits lets the phone enable different kinds of beauty enhancements for men and women. (more...)
Is Facebook Down, FB messenger down for many users Is Facebook Down, FB messenger down for many users
- December 06, 2017

Messenger kids allows children to talk, send photos, videos and text messages to friends who are approved by their parents and adult relatives. Facebook's existing Community Standards apply to Messenger Kids, the company says, but beyond that, specialised "reviewers [for Messenger Kids] will also look for other signs of potential abuse and take appropriate action, whether it's removing specific messages or entire accounts for repeated abuse". (more...)
Paul Pogba sees red over Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny reaction to dismissal Paul Pogba sees red over Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny reaction to dismissal
- December 04, 2017

While Pogba's red card in north London did not prove costly, it was the heroics of David de Gea which allowed United to collect all three points. They comfortably held on despite Paul Pogba being sent off for a risky challenge late on, punishing Arsenal for early defensive mistakes. (more...)
Alabama opens as slight favorite over Clemson Alabama opens as slight favorite over Clemson
- December 04, 2017

To fill out the field, the selection committee chose Alabama (11-1) over Big Ten champ Ohio State (11-2), giving the SEC two teams among the quartet. In the four seasons of the College Football Playoff, there has never been a two-loss program make the four-team field, including a deserving Big Ten champion Penn State last season. (more...)
Google launches mobile app Datally to help users limit mobile data usage Google launches mobile app Datally to help users limit mobile data usage
- December 01, 2017

Additionally, there is a "Find Wi-Fi" button in Datally that lists all nearby hotspots being provided by restaurants and other businesses. You can download Datally from Google Play free of charge. It will show you your location and the place so you can navigate your way to the place where Wi-Fi network is available. You can track in real time the data consumption of each and every internet connected app on your Android smartphone. (more...)
YouTube Community Expands To More Creators, Adds 'Stories' YouTube Community Expands To More Creators, Adds 'Stories'
- December 01, 2017

YouTube has announced that they're working on their own version of Snapchat or Instagram Stories, and is calling it Reels . The YouTube Community expansion comes a few days after YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed that the feature was set to hit more YouTube content creators soon. (more...)
Microsoft to Spend Billions Modernizing Redmond Campus Microsoft to Spend Billions Modernizing Redmond Campus
- November 30, 2017

Apple Inc. opened its sprawling new main campus in Cupertino, California, earlier this year, while Amazon .com Inc.is now looking for a city to host a second headquarters projected to cost more than $5 billion. The buildings will be closer together, and parking that is now adjacent will be moved underground. The construction of the new campus should require 2,500 construction and development jobs, and Smith explained that it should be a boon for the Puget Sound area. (more...)
BMW i8 Roadster, Updated i8 Coupe Debut in LA BMW i8 Roadster, Updated i8 Coupe Debut in LA
- November 30, 2017

However, in the case of the convertible , the weight has also increased on account of the extra chassis reinforcement and bracing case - specifically, 60kg, to reach a total of 1,593kg. And what Honda has cooked up is a proper supercar priced not a whole lot higher than an i8 Coupe. The rear window, which doubles as a wind deflector, also is altered, allowing it to be closed or opened separately from the roof. (more...)
Donating on Giving Tuesday is as easy buying on Cyber Monday Donating on Giving Tuesday is as easy buying on Cyber Monday
- November 29, 2017

However, because the holiday season is supposed to be a time of charitable donations, Giving Tuesday has become a staple of the shopping mad dash that kicks off after Thanksgiving. With #donate, there's no long donation form or complicated sign-up process. All you have to do is put in your home address, and you'll get a list of organizations for you to choose from. (more...)
OnePlus 5T launched in Lava Red colour in China OnePlus 5T launched in Lava Red colour in China
- November 29, 2017

The 64 GB OnePlus 5T with 6 GB RAM costs Rs. 32,999 (~$512) in India. The OnePlus 5T also keeps the 3.5mm headphone port, which remains with OnePlus stating its users want this popular way of connecting headphones. The secondary sensor is a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K which replaces the 20-megapixel Sony IMX350 sensor which came paired with a telephoto lens. This is all right, but wireless charging has become a must in flagship smartphones nowadays, so the fact that the latest OnePlus ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) renders with Infinity display leaked ahead of launch Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) renders with Infinity display leaked ahead of launch
- November 24, 2017

It hasn't ever been that Samsung would post its model number by itself. Although now limited to a select few smartphones, it looks like Samsung is ready to introduce the new voice assistant on more devices. For at least the past two years, there have been rumours that Samsung is close to showing off its first smartphones that can be folded. Some Apple iPhone X users will probably say that there is also a way to multi-task on the device but the majority is likely to stick to opening one ... (more...)
China's Tencent Surpasses Facebook To Become World's Fifth Largest Company China's Tencent Surpasses Facebook To Become World's Fifth Largest Company
- November 23, 2017

Tencent's share price was lifted by the announcement that the company set to launch WeChat payment service in Malaysia next year. Since then, it has rallied 11,251 per cent. Supercell is the company that is behind the very popular mobile game Clash of Clans. The company's key product is popular messaging service WeChat, which is closing in on 1 billion users overall (but hasn't seen that same success overseas). (more...)
FCC chairman confirms net neutrality vote planned for December FCC chairman confirms net neutrality vote planned for December
- November 22, 2017

The proposal puts Pai, who was appointed by President Donald Trump , into position to kill a rule that survived a court challenge from broadband providers previous year. On Tuesday, the company issued a statement saying it opposes Pai's plan. The Internet Association had also said that the repeal will actually harm investment in the tech industry as "in a world without net neutrality protections, startups would face discrimination from ISP owned or preferred content that's granted a speed ... (more...)
I 'Should Have Left' UCLA Players In Jail Over Father's Comments I 'Should Have Left' UCLA Players In Jail Over Father's Comments
- November 20, 2017

Like I told him, "They try to make a big deal out of nothing sometimes". The younger Ball , along with fellow freshmen Jalen Hill and Cody Riley , aren't with the rest of the No. "Who?" LaVar Ball answered. Trump said in two tweets. While all three thanked Trump in a press conference after the fact, LaVar Ball's resistance to acknowledge that his son received help led to the Twitter storm. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Specs - Breaking Down New Features & Hardware OnePlus 5T Specs - Breaking Down New Features & Hardware
- November 18, 2017

Since no one expected the OnePlus 5T to arrive just five months after the OP5 with a radical redesign and major performance improvements, we're glad to see the 6-inch phone priced aggressively enough for what it does bring new to the table. (more...)
Aston Martin Valkyrie: Track version of auto designed by Adrian Newey Aston Martin Valkyrie: Track version of auto designed by Adrian Newey
- November 17, 2017

The Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro will reach customers in 2020 and all 25 have already been sold. To help it achieve those lofty specs, the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro will also get some aerodynamic upgrades with larger wings on the front and rear. (more...)
United States approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it (4578, MDT) United States approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it (4578, MDT)
- November 16, 2017

Then, before it disintegrates, it sends a signal to a patch the patient wears on their abdomen, which sends a signal to an app that patients or doctors can track. This sensor is the "size of a grain of sand , and is made up of ingredients found in food", according to Otsuka . Andrew Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Proteus , said in a news release that "consumers already manage important tasks like banking, shopping, and communicating with friends and family by using ... (more...)
HTC and Google cancel United States launch of Vive-brand Daydream VR headset HTC and Google cancel United States launch of Vive-brand Daydream VR headset
- November 15, 2017

In other news, HTC and Google have just announced that they will be cancelling their plans to bring the Vive-branded Google Daydream headset to the United States market. Developed for standalone headsets like the HTC Focus, Google WorldSense is essentially Google's way to track the world around you and apply the movement to the digital world. (more...)
Sony Reveals Skyrim VR PSVR Bundle, New TV Spot Sony Reveals Skyrim VR PSVR Bundle, New TV Spot
- November 14, 2017

PlayStation is also throwing in a demo disc with 13 other VR games they are featuring. Time to get your FUS RO DAH on, because Skyrim VR is available to pre-order now (Amazon Prime members can save 20-percent). In a way, if you already have a PS4 and you had a choice between a PS4 Pro and PSVR bundle, you're definitely getting a lot more with the VR bundle than you would with a PS4 Pro, and I'm saying this as someone who doesn't like VR very much. (more...)