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Apple Event Highlights: iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch 4 Apple Event Highlights: iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch 4
- September 13, 2018

But it does have the same A12 Bionic that the top-level iPhone XS has as well as iOS 12 installed, so it should be pretty nippy. You might as well be using a flip phone. The iPhone Xs is said to get 30 minutes more battery life than last year's iPhone X, while the iPhone Xs - which Apple points out has the biggest battery in any iPhone ever - will get 90 minutes more battery life than the iPhone X. (more...)
Redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 revolutionizes communication, fitness and health Redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 revolutionizes communication, fitness and health
- September 13, 2018

New watch faces, including one with up to eight customisable complications, or special features. Despite the physical overhaul, Apple still managed to wedge in a battery that will remain consistent with the Series 3's 18 hours of usage on a charge. (more...)
‘iPhone Xc’ images leaked days ahead of launch ‘iPhone Xc’ images leaked days ahead of launch
- September 11, 2018

To be fair, any rumor about iPhone delays and supply chain shortages ahead of launch should probably be taken with a grain of salt at this point, since we hear these rumors every year . Apple will launch a Plus version of the iPhone X this year, with 6.5-inch OLED display. The iPhone 9 will come in colors such as black, white, bright orange, flash yellow, electric blue, and taupe variants. (more...)
Elon Musk hits massive blunt in live interview Elon Musk hits massive blunt in live interview
- September 08, 2018

Musk sipped whiskey and smoked marijuana during a more than two-and-a-half-hour podcast with comedian Joe Rogan late on Thursday that touched on everything from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe. It was the latest in a string of unconventional behavior by the billionaire South African native who is also CEO of rocket startup SpaceX . The day after he started, Musk tweeted he was considering taking the company private with "funding secured". (more...)
Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show
- September 08, 2018

Musk has admitted that running an electric vehicle and energy company like Tesla is exhausting, and in an interview with the New York Times last month, Musk stated that anyone who could do a better job can take over for him anytime . It said Morton had no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or financial reporting. "I'm not a regular smoker of weed", Musk, 47, said on the podcast before taking a puff from a joint Rogan said contained tobacco and weed, which is legal in California where ... (more...)
Huawei Mate 20 Pro with Triple Rear Cameras Leaked at IFA 2018 Huawei Mate 20 Pro with Triple Rear Cameras Leaked at IFA 2018
- September 02, 2018

No word on the fully-fledged Mate 20 just yet, but if last year's Mate 10 launch is anything to go by the Mate 20 Lite is the precursor to a larger device that has confirmed for announcement on 16th October. With the Kirin 980 , Huawei's introduced its best smartphone processor in recent history. The ISP utilizes multi-pass noise reduction without scrubbing away image details, improved motion tracking and a new pipeline dedicated to processing video for 33 percent shorter delay. (more...)
Google's Reveals New Wear OS With Focus on Fitness and Assistant Google's Reveals New Wear OS With Focus on Fitness and Assistant
- September 01, 2018

For those of you wondering, we're not sure which version of Wear OS will bring forth the redesign. These updates mean that current interactions will have to change. In addition, the Google Assistant is likewise armed with Google Now cards wherein users can see contextual action chips. Updated Wear OS as a health coach After the update, it will be possible to simply swipe left and start a workout or see your performance towards tracking your goals. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Photos, Specs Revealed in New Leak Google Pixel 3 Photos, Specs Revealed in New Leak
- September 01, 2018

The technical reports on the FCC website and E-label do not offer much in the way of new information but do reveal model numbers for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Another image shows that the power button and volume rocker are on the right-hand side. We're seeing the familiar glass top part of the back, and yes, there is no notch on the front, but we already knew that. (more...)
IPhone XS and its bigger sibling get pictured in leaked renders IPhone XS and its bigger sibling get pictured in leaked renders
- August 31, 2018

So earlier today, it was revealed that Apple is holding a press event to debut a new set of iPhone models , although this leak has already confirmed that we're getting the Apple XS . It is also said that the 5.8-inch iPhone will come only with single SIM support, while the 6.5-inch iPhone will be available in two variants - one with single SIM slot and the other one with dual SIM tray. (more...)
Next year's iPhones may drop the 3D Touch screen Next year's iPhones may drop the 3D Touch screen
- August 31, 2018

Apple declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, May 1st that allows the company to buyback $100.00 billion in outstanding shares. "Control Your iPhone Without Touch; Cheaper MacBook Launching On Sep 12th!", 4 out of 5 based on 9 ratings. However, rumours about the upcoming iPhones sporting bigger batteries have been doing rounds of the Internet for a while and a new piece of information affirms that point. (more...)
Google products in India are gaining support for more languages Google products in India are gaining support for more languages
- August 31, 2018

A tailor-made app for Google search for India , Google go was launched a year ago. Aside from Hindi and English, the tech giant has plans of introducing eight new languages to Google Search and Google Assistant starting with Marathi. (more...)
Trump Claims Google Is Trump Claims Google Is "Suppressing" Conservatives With Biased Searches
- August 29, 2018

Trump's accusations, in which he once again takes aim at a huge tech company (breathe easy for a day, Amazon), were serious enough that he promised an investigation into the "RIGGED" results for searches of "Trump News", which returned mostly stories from the "Fake News Media". (more...)
Mobile discovers security breach of certain customer information Mobile discovers security breach of certain customer information
- August 27, 2018

But researchers who saw the compromised data say data exposed in the breach is more than what T-Mobile disclosed , Vice says; and that the passwords are likely encoded with a notoriously weak algorithm that can be cracked with brute force. (more...)
Microsoft takes another whack at killing off Windows Phone 8.x Microsoft takes another whack at killing off Windows Phone 8.x
- August 22, 2018

Overall, however, it was the overall dearth of apps in Microsoft's then-nascent app store that caused both Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone 8 to rot. Apparently, Microsoft will launch a major 3.0 update for Sticky Note on Windows 10 very soon , which will include a dark mode , improved performance and accessibility, as well as a new formatting bar. (more...)
Nvidia's Latest GPUs Aim to Boost the Realism of Graphics Nvidia's Latest GPUs Aim to Boost the Realism of Graphics
- August 21, 2018

GeForce RTX 2070 will be available in October. Announced alongside the launch of NVIDIA's new graphics cards, the game titles in question are EA's Battlefield V , Deep Silver's Metro Exodus , and last but not least, Square Enix's Shadow of the Tomb Raider . (more...)
China Freezes Game Regulations, Throwing World's Biggest Gaming Market Into Chaos China Freezes Game Regulations, Throwing World's Biggest Gaming Market Into Chaos
- August 18, 2018

With the license freeze in place, the likes of Tencent and other companies that have lucrative partnerships with Western organizations like Blizzard have been seeing an impact on stock values. Concerns about the competition and the increased regulatory oversight have weighed on the company's share price for months. So keeping everything in context these apparent moves by the Chinese government are proving to be, more harmful to the developers and publishers as well as for the Chinese ... (more...)
Limited edition PS4 celebrates 500 million PlayStation consoles sold Limited edition PS4 celebrates 500 million PlayStation consoles sold
- August 10, 2018

While the 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 does come with the system, it can also be purchased as a standalone item for $64.99. The 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro will cost $499.99 United States dollars and $639.99 CAD with the production restricted to 50,000 units worldwide. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 U.S. carrier availability Samsung Galaxy Note 9 U.S. carrier availability
- August 10, 2018

Finally, the Note 9's selfie camera is an 8-MP deal with an f/1.7 lens system. And it- oh nevermind, the Fortnite on Android beta just went live. The 512GB Model is also available for $1,249.99 or $30 a month for 24 months ($529.99 down). Other spec includes LTE 4G connectivity built into the smartwatch (although a Bluetooth-only variant will also be available), 4GB of internal storage and Tizen OS 4.0 as the software. (more...)
Android 9 Pie Is Now Official, Google Pixel Update Starts Today Android 9 Pie Is Now Official, Google Pixel Update Starts Today
- August 07, 2018

Google has also simplified the quick settings in Android Pie . You'll need to use the same email address that you've already registered for Google Play. This actually encompasses several different features that all aim to help you improve your life. You can enable this new system navigation in Settings once you've received your update to Android 9 (learn more in the help center). (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to come with headphone jack Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to come with headphone jack
- August 06, 2018

The video then shows the line 'All New Powerful S Pen , ' and we can see the Yellow S-Pen with the Coral Blue Note 9, just as we saw in the previous leaks. The video shows a dual rear camera setup with a fingerprint scanner underneath, as suggested by earlier leaks. We'll have to wait and see what happens in 2019. (more...)
Public Service Commission revokes Charter merger agreement with Time Warner Cable Public Service Commission revokes Charter merger agreement with Time Warner Cable
- July 28, 2018

On Friday, the state Public Service Commission began the process of revoking its approval for the Charter-Time Warner Cable merger. Spectrum provides Cable TV, Internet and Voice Over Internet telephone service to much of Orange County and portions of Ulster and Dutchess counties. (more...)
Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers
- July 25, 2018

He had reportedly earned over $3,000 from Twitch users for broadcasting his rides. On a recent Saturday night, a posting showed two women in their 20s in Gargac's black Chevrolet Silverado. But, of course, that all changed following the publication of the Post-Dispatch's investigation. "I didn't like it". "It was fake. It felt produced". (more...)
Oddest of the Odd Releases Fortnite: The Movie Oddest of the Odd Releases Fortnite: The Movie
- July 23, 2018

Plus, Epic will soon start generating Fortnite revenue outside of the game entirely once Funko's Fortnite merchandise hits the market. While FORTNITE: The Movie, hits numerous notes of the gaming phenomenon, it's important to know it is not related to a Fortnite television show that was rumored to be in the works. (more...)
The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals So Far Today The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals So Far Today
- July 16, 2018

Here are the different kinds of deals you'll on Amazon Prime Day 2018 . Home Depot, Staples, Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond have said they will price-match Amazon Prime Day deals. For those wondering, Prime Day kicks off at 3 PM Eastern Time in the United States and will last for a day and a half. Here are some tips for cashing in on the Amazon holiday. (more...)
Bernie Sanders: Supreme Court fight won't be won in Washington Bernie Sanders: Supreme Court fight won't be won in Washington
- July 14, 2018

The letter criticizes the jurist's record. "In selecting Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, President Trump has put reproductive rights and freedoms and health care protections for millions of Americans on the judicial chopping block". (more...)
Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro
- July 14, 2018

Essentially Apple Inc . customers in India will have configurable processor, RAM, storage, and graphics card options. The new models - one 13-inch model and one 15-inch model, both with Apple's Touch Bar - have new eighth generation Intel chips that Apple said should dramatically increase performance. (more...)
Fortnite season 5 adds new locations, second vehicle, lots more Fortnite season 5 adds new locations, second vehicle, lots more
- July 13, 2018

Along with that, players will be able to drive and ride around in golf carts, called ATXs, only the second vehicle to come to the game after the shopping cart's recent introduction. Of course, at time of writing there are 10 weeks of Season 5 left, and so there really is no rush to finish these challenges. Weekly content updates often add new weapons and equipment, or make minor changes to the Battle Royale map. (more...)
Microsoft’s $399 Surface Go is announced at last Microsoft’s $399 Surface Go is announced at last
- July 11, 2018

Microsoft says the company wanted to offer a no-compromise, predictable performance experience with the Go, thus opting for the classic Intel processors instead of something like Qualcomm's Snapdragon ARM processors . This can be disabled for free , likewise, commercial SKUs with Windows 10 Pro can be configured to enable S Mode for free. And of course, it doesn't hurt to have a lower entry point for the Surface product lineup. (more...)
Samsung plant will enhance economy, boost India-Korea ties: PM Modi Samsung plant will enhance economy, boost India-Korea ties: PM Modi
- July 10, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi , and the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Moon Jae-in, today jointly inaugurated a large mobile manufacturing facility of Samsung India Electronics Pvt. "It makes sense for Samsung to build a bigger manufacturing base here", Jaipal Singh, Senior Market Analyst, IDC, told IANS. The capacity increase is in line with Samsung's plans to expand production that will help it compete with its Chinese rivals in the Indian market. (more...)
Samsung expects second-quarter profits to miss analysts estimates Samsung expects second-quarter profits to miss analysts estimates
- July 06, 2018

The Galaxy X will likely not cannibalize sales for the Galaxy S10 , as the foldable smartphone is expected to be a niche device with a price tag that may go as high as around $1,800, almost double the price of the $1,000 iPhone X by rival Apple . (more...)
What Could Samsung Do To Make The Next Galaxy Tab More Exciting? What Could Samsung Do To Make The Next Galaxy Tab More Exciting?
- July 04, 2018

The Samsung camera app comes loaded with features such as selfie focus, Portrait mode and a beauty mode. Also on offer is 64GB of onboard storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. The back of the tablet is nearly identical to the Tab S3, the big exception - the aspect ratio change aside - being a lowered rear camera. There is an additional cash back of Rs 1,500 offered on the exchange with an old phone. (more...)
Google lets 3rd-party app developers read your emails Google lets 3rd-party app developers read your emails
- July 04, 2018

Because many of these apps increase the functionality of your Gmail , Thompson doesn't think Google should do away with them. One could say that users are responsible for granting access to their data. The company also said, "We review non-Google applications to make sure they continue to meet our policies, and suspend them when we are aware they do not". (more...)
Not Good: Samsung Phones Texting Photos to Random People
- July 03, 2018

It also appears that the Messages app does not leave any evidence that the messages were sent, but users discovered them via their T-Mobile log. RCS is a messaging standard that aims to replace SMS and work on Android devices across carriers, offering iMessage-like features including read receipts, typing indicators, group chat, more lengthy messages, and high-resolution photo sharing. (more...)
Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen
- July 01, 2018

Apparently, the rocket will launch in-game only once, exactly at 12:30pm CT. If most of your team just drops wherever and gets slaughtered at the start of the match, the chances of you winning are minimal. Ahead of the announcement, developers added several in-game hints and Easter eggs that have been hinting toward the launch. A hologram had appeared suddenly, above what looked like a control panel. (more...)
IOS 12 public beta released: 4 reasons to try it IOS 12 public beta released: 4 reasons to try it
- June 28, 2018

You can become a member of the Beta Software Program by following this link . Apple applied to the US Patent office, which describes the new technology of handwriting recognition in real-time. Its big highlight is that it'll make your older devices faster, according to Apple. With iOS 12, Apple is also trying to address tech addiction. (more...)
Apple is developing high-end AirPods, two other enhanced audio accessories Apple is developing high-end AirPods, two other enhanced audio accessories
- June 26, 2018

Bloomberg writes that people familiar with the matter expect the Cupertino, California based company to add noise-cancellation and water resistance to its Airpods, as well as increasing the range the earphones work away from an iPhone or iPad. (more...)
Instagram celebrates 1 billion users by announcing IGTV video platform Instagram celebrates 1 billion users by announcing IGTV video platform
- June 24, 2018

IGTV is a video app built for how people use their phones - videos are both full screen and vertical, and unlike other videos on Instagram each can be up to an hour long . TechCrunch has learned that the Instagram longer-form video hub that's launching [today] is called IGTV and it will be part of the Explore tab, according to multiple sources. (more...)
Oppo Find X Will Cost €999 When it Launches in August Oppo Find X Will Cost €999 When it Launches in August
- June 22, 2018

This phone does not have fingerprint sensor but unique 3D facial recognition which Oppo calls O-Face Recognition. The slide-out camera is novel, but I suspect it won't be for everyone. But what is the manufacturer's suggested retail price and release date of the Oppo Find X? There's an Automobili Lamborghini special edition for €1,699 that not only gives you the obligatory carbon fiber effect and raging bull logo on the back, but an even faster charging system. (more...)
In Wayfair case, Supreme Court to let states collect Internet sales tax
- June 21, 2018

Kennedy, who wrote Thursday's majority decision , had said the court should reconsider the decision, South Dakota took up the challenge. Small online businesses will be the hardest hit, said Chris Cox, a lawyer for e-commerce industry group NetChoice. (more...)
Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12 Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12
- June 19, 2018

The system enables 911 call centers to access a phone's Hybridized Emergency Location data, which includes the phone's proximity to known Wi-Fi hotspots and cellular towers. However, in iOS 12 this will be built right into the operating system itself. The new system will certainly come in incredibly handy in emergency situations, and here's to hoping Apple will eventually be able to bring it to other countries. (more...)
Super Mario Party coming to Nintendo Switch in October Super Mario Party coming to Nintendo Switch in October
- June 13, 2018

Adventure is available today on the eShop, as is Bethesda's Fallout Shelter. Of its 45-minute E3 2018 Direct, Nintendo spent about 30 of those minutes exclusively discussing Super Smash Bros . Other games showcased include the new Xenoblade Chronicles , Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Daemon X Machina , which looks like a new mech monster fighting game. (more...)
IHOP? IHOb? What's with the name change? IHOP? IHOb? What's with the name change?
- June 13, 2018

IHOP DIN created quite a stir last week when it told Twitter TWTR users that it would be changing the last letter of its acronym from a "P" to a "b", teasing major changes for the brand. They wrote, "We're as serious about pancakes as @ IHOb is about burgers", with a link to their menu that's got 16 gourmet burgers - and no pancakes. (more...)
Net Neutrality Is Alive and Well in Washington State Net Neutrality Is Alive and Well in Washington State
- June 13, 2018

The 2015 order subjected internet providers to strict regulations by the FCC , arguing consumers needed protection from internet provider practices and said internet providers could engage in "just and reasonable conduct". "Those "fast lanes" will put those who won't or can not pay in the slow lane, making the internet look a lot like cable TV", Gigi Sohn, a counselor to former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler and a staunch supporter of net neutrality, told CNNMoney. (more...)
5 things we learned from Anthem's E3 2018 presentation
- June 11, 2018

According to EA, there will be no loot boxes, similar to Battlefield V's lack of them. Of course, the biggest reveal was that the Anthem release date is February 22, 2019, on PS4, Xbox One , and PC. They have taken a step back, overhauled the progression and changed all loot boxes to cosmetic items only, adding a new hunt mode which has been hugely popular so far, and are now in the process of updating the squad system to improve they way the game is played. (more...)
Bethesda Confirms Elder Scrolls VI and New Franchise, Starfield Bethesda Confirms Elder Scrolls VI and New Franchise, Starfield
- June 11, 2018

Vault 76 was one of the very first vaults to open in the Fallout world. Howard also teased how you could play against people in VR from the phone and that it would also be on consoles and PC at some point, but this announcement didn't have any timing for it. (more...)
Battlefield V will have battle royale Battlefield V will have battle royale
- June 11, 2018

Let us know in the comment section below! Electronic Arts has revealed key information regarding Battlefield V during their Play Live press conference in E3 2018 . Blackout, Call of Duty's version, is set to be available at launch. There will be a swath of various abilities that you can use in battle as well, though there won't be any automatic health regeneration. (more...)
Apple accused of stealing logo; could cough up $200K fine to startup Apple accused of stealing logo; could cough up $200K fine to startup
- June 10, 2018

With it, iPhones users can see how much time they're spending on their phones and for what. Interested in Apple? Add Apple as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Apple news, video, and analysis from ABC News. For the paid Apple developers, iOS 12 released on June 4. There will be plenty of new features in the upcoming software update. That's because two big features are coming to iOS 12: tongue detection on Animoji and personalized Memoji . (more...)
Origin Access Premier: Official Reveal Trailer, EA PLAY 2018 Origin Access Premier: Official Reveal Trailer, EA PLAY 2018
- June 10, 2018

The Origin Access Premier service will begin later with its first title, Madden NFL 19 , and will also include EA's titles such as Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Battlefield V , and Anthem as the company announced on stage at E3. (more...)
BlackBerry KEY2 promises to be BlackBerry KEY2 promises to be "the most secure Android smartphone"
- June 10, 2018

The resolution is a unique 1620 x 1080 with 3:2 aspect ratio, and while some apps will look fine, some others may not adapt as well. When it comes to the camera , there is a dual-camera setup at the rear of the smartphone with two 12MP sensors and dual-tone LED flash. (more...)
Facebook’s latest blunder made private posts public for 14M users Facebook’s latest blunder made private posts public for 14M users
- June 08, 2018

Starting today, affected users will get a message from Facebook advising them to "Please Review Your Posts". This week, The Washington Post reported that Facebook shared special user data with Huawei - a Chinese firm that lawmakers say poses a national security threat. (more...)