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SpaceX obtains approval to launch an additional 7518 space internet satellites SpaceX obtains approval to launch an additional 7518 space internet satellites
- November 18, 2018

FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai said , "I'm excited to see what these services might promise and what these proposed constellations have to offer". Something to look forward to: SpaceX's Project Starlink could provide reliable Internet access to parts of the globe that have been cut off from the outside world due to a lack of competitive access (or access at all). (more...)
Rideable Pokemon in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee Rideable Pokemon in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee
- November 18, 2018

Any dedicated Pokemon fan will likely admit that at some point in their life, they've wished they could take a ride on one of their favorite Pokemon . The reason you know about them in the first place is because of an instance. It's the finest deal on the Nintendo Switch we've spotted recently. There is another way to get these original starter Pokemon , through Pokemon Go! This location is found in game in Kanto's Fuschia City - and you'll have to have reached Fuschia City ... (more...)
Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition Patch Tuesday, November 2018 Edition
- November 17, 2018

Besides releasing its November security updates, Microsoft today also re-released Windows 10 1809 and Windows Server 2019 , after the company had hit some pretty big snags during last month's initial rollout. Have any of you installed the 1809 update yet? Fixed an issue resulting in some users not being able to set Win32 program defaults for certain app and file type combinations using the Open with... (more...)
Get your keyboard ready, Xbox One support starts tomorrow Get your keyboard ready, Xbox One support starts tomorrow
- November 15, 2018

Microsoft had previously said it would offer keyboard and mouse support , but it was not clear until now when the feature would arrive. Keyboard and mouse support will be launching with the global smash hit Fornite this coming Wednesday. (more...)
Would you use a touchscreen PS4 controller? Would you use a touchscreen PS4 controller?
- November 15, 2018

You can check out all of those and a lot more in our growing collection of Black Friday roundups . Sony has revealed the PlayStation deals it will be offering during Black Friday later this month. Finally, the PlayStation Store will be playing host to a Black Friday sale on digital games and year-long PlayStation Plus subscriptions, though Sony didn't say what kind of discount those PS Plus subscriptions are getting. (more...)
Fossil launches Sport Smartwatch, first on Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 Fossil launches Sport Smartwatch, first on Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100
- November 12, 2018

Fossil is bringing its sport wearables up to speed with the new Sport Smartwatch powered by Wear OS by Google and a Snapdragon 3100 chip - the same chip used in the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon and Montblanc Summit 2 . The Wear OS device has a full touchscreen and two different sizes to choose from. The array of sensors included with the Fossil Sport Smartwatch includes Global Positioning System, heart rate , NFC , altimeter, gyroscope, accelerometer, and ambient light. (more...)
SDC 2018: Samsung Innovating in Folding Phones, IoT, Mobile UX SDC 2018: Samsung Innovating in Folding Phones, IoT, Mobile UX
- November 09, 2018

Now, it is evolving into a scalable, open AI platform to support many devices, including fridge and TVs. The foldable phone will use two displays, members of Samsung's system software group said at an afternoon session for developers. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy X: Here is what we know about the foldable phone Samsung Galaxy X: Here is what we know about the foldable phone
- November 08, 2018

Samsung has also been working with Flipboard on designing its news app to work with the foldable phone technology. In this orientation, the phone is pretty much like any other smartphone giving you a full touch screen in a portrait orientation. (more...)
The Best New Features In iOS 12.1 The Best New Features In iOS 12.1
- November 01, 2018

Apple is finally bringing Dual Sim support to iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR . When the 2017 flagships launched previous year, Apple said that the "models include hardware updates that allow a more advanced performance management system that more precisely allows iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown". (more...)
New MacBook Air ANNOUNCED by Apple - Release date, specs, United Kingdom price REVEALED New MacBook Air ANNOUNCED by Apple - Release date, specs, United Kingdom price REVEALED
- October 31, 2018

Like we saw with iPhone and the price tag creeping up to the $1k point, if you want Apple's latest then you need to open your wallet wider. The old school MacBook Air is finally, FINALLY being replaced. Apple will offer MacBook Airs in space gray, silver, and gold finishes. The MacBook Air 2015 and its forbearers are practically timeless products. The keyboard has had an update (which hopefully isn't as bad as the last batch of MacBooks), and comes with the same larger advanced Force ... (more...)
Has OnePlus 6T Removed the Best Features of the OnePlus 6? Has OnePlus 6T Removed the Best Features of the OnePlus 6?
- October 31, 2018

OnePlus has partnered with T-Mobile, and there will be a T-Mobile exclusive variant optimized for the carrier. T-Mobile will begin selling the OnePlus 6T on November 5 for $549 and up, and sales for the unlocked version will start on November 1. (more...)
OnePlus 6T Full Specs, Images Leaked Ahead of Monday’s Launch OnePlus 6T Full Specs, Images Leaked Ahead of Monday’s Launch
- October 29, 2018

Popular tipster Ishaan Agarwal on Twitter has leaked the specifications and images of the OnePlus 6T . There have been several leaks already - they indicate two screen sizes with a sleeker design and slim bezels.If rumours are to be believed, these new iPads will be the first iPads without a home button. (more...)
Social Analytics Firm Shows Red Dead Redemption 2's Dominance Social Analytics Firm Shows Red Dead Redemption 2's Dominance
- October 29, 2018

Kotaku's Jason Schreier recently published a lengthy and interesting investigative piece looking into the working conditions at Rockstar Games . Thankfully, Red Dead Redemption 2 has included a fast travel system, but there's a bit of a catch. (more...)
IPHONE XR REVIEW: Right trade-offs for a cheaper price IPHONE XR REVIEW: Right trade-offs for a cheaper price
- October 28, 2018

Apple's clear case was included in the iPhone XR press releases for countries such a Canada, Germany and France, but they haven't received it yet. The iPhone XR , which is the cheapest of the three new models Apple introduced this year, hits stores Friday with a starting price of $749. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 runs at native 4K on Xbox One X Red Dead Redemption 2 runs at native 4K on Xbox One X
- October 27, 2018

Are any of you planning to pick up Red Dead Redemption 2 over the weekend? Sony has listed the Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 download size as 89.20GB on the PS Store. Microsoft's Xbox One X is the only console to run it at a native 4K resolution. Once your bath has been completed, Arthur Morgan can continue his Red Dead Redemption 2 adventures feeling refreshed, clean and ready to take on the wild west. (more...)
‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Delivers Powerful Interactive Map to iOS, Android ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Delivers Powerful Interactive Map to iOS, Android
- October 26, 2018

The announcement comes in the midst of increased scrutiny of Rockstar's working practices, after reports of 100-hour working weeks for members of staff at peak periods in Red Dead Redemption 2's development. The app basically gives you a second-screen experience while you play Red Dead Redemption 2 on either your Xbox One or PlayStation 4. In massive open world games, getting lost and having to open up the map is a pretty common occurrence. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Teardown Shows an LG-Made OLED Display: iFixit Google Pixel 3 Teardown Shows an LG-Made OLED Display: iFixit
- October 20, 2018

Speaking of the display, unlike the Pixel 3 XL's Samsung display, the smaller Pixel adopts an LG-made OLED panel. Consumers who pre-book the Google Pixel 3 64GB model will have to make a down-payment of Rs 17,000. All members of the new Android family use 4GB of RAM and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845, as well as the Pixel Visual Core, a specialized system-on-chip Google introduced with the Pixel 2 series previous year, unveiling it in the form of a silicon exclusively dedicated to efficient ... (more...)
YouTube outage across the globe YouTube outage across the globe
- October 19, 2018

In addition, visiting YouTube .com produced a blank screen with only the YouTube logo displayed. Youtube's message for users during the outage. We're back! Thanks for all of your patience. We bring you 10 amusing memes about YouTube being down for a while. Users took to social media to confirm that their location was also experiencing the same access issues. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet their koala namesakes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet their koala namesakes
- October 16, 2018

The news comes just hours after Harry and Meghan landed in Sydney at the beginning of their 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Thousands of people gathered across the harbour at the Opera House, where the couple later shook hands and embraced members of the public. (more...)
PlayStation 4 Units Are Apparently Being Bricked By A Mysterious Message PlayStation 4 Units Are Apparently Being Bricked By A Mysterious Message
- October 15, 2018

We've seen single malicious messages able to crash smartphones , but now there's one for Sony's PlayStation 4 console to look out for - users on social media and Reddit are reporting receiving a certain specially coded message that's enough to put their hardware out of action. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A9 is the world's first quad-cam smartphone Samsung Galaxy A9 is the world's first quad-cam smartphone
- October 12, 2018

The primary camera is a 24MP RGB sensor , and it is coupled with a 10MP telephoto camera that is able to provide 2x lossless zoom function for taking images without losing quality. In their announcement the firm's president of mobile communications, DJ Koh, said: "As a global leader in smartphone innovation, we understand the demand for meaningful innovation in a fast-paced world driven by visual communication". (more...)
Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones Google brings camera twists, bigger screens to Pixel phones
- October 11, 2018

There is a 12.2MP dual-pixel sensor on the rear with 1.4 μm pixel size, OIS, EIS, and f/1.8 aperture. The Pixel 3 XL is a flagship phone, though, with flagship pricing. However, the latter feature won't launch until later this year. The new Pixel phones are also expected to follow the trend of expanding the phone screen almost to the edges of the device. (more...)
New quadruple-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 is designed for Instagram fans
- October 11, 2018

Read on to find out everything about this new Samsung smartphone. The Galaxy A9 will be available in the Philippines on December 1, with a suggested retail price of P32,990. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018 ) smartphone was launched in October 2018. Yes, the phone also ships with a 3.5mm headphone jack. This smartphone packs all the modern connectivity and sensors you might expect including LTE Cat.9, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC ( ... (more...)
PlayStation will FINALLY let you change your PSN name PlayStation will FINALLY let you change your PSN name
- October 11, 2018

You'll soon be able to change your terribly PSN ID. The option to perform this change will be found in the Settings menu and via the Profile page of your PS4. Shuman notes that the "you will be able to change your online ID as many times as you want", provided that you perform those changes "during the preview program" window (which is scheduled to conclude by the end of this November), before it reaches everyone else. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Event Google Pixel 3 Event
- October 10, 2018

Google's fancy visual core processing for pictures makes a return, so you can expect the Pixel 3 to once again take photos to make all of your friends jealous. The Galaxy S9 has a 3,000mAh battery, which is slightly larger than the Pixel 3's 2,915mAh battery. And, wireless charging is an option on both phones. (more...)
Google+ Shutting Down After Bug Leaks Info of 500k Accounts Google+ Shutting Down After Bug Leaks Info of 500k Accounts
- October 10, 2018

However, Google says that there is no evidence that any third-party developers were aware of the bug or abused it. The data exposed included full names, email addresses, birth dates, gender, profile pictures, places lived, occupations and relationship status. (more...)
Google+ to shut down after security bug Google+ to shut down after security bug
- October 09, 2018

As for what info was exposed, it's reported that "full names, email address, birth dates, gender, profile photos, placed lived, occupation, and relationship status" were all up for grabs. Google said a glitch in the social site gave outside developers potential access to private Google+ profile data between a major redesign in 2015 and March 2018, when internal investigators discovered and fixed the issue. (more...)
'Made By Google' Products Coming Out This Week 'Made By Google' Products Coming Out This Week
- October 09, 2018

The event is scheduled to start at 11 AM ET on Tuesday, October 9th. TechJuice for Browser: Get breaking news notifications on your browser. So you think you know... After letting third parties handle the hardware for a number of years, Google is finally taking over their smart-display software and calling it Google Home Hub . (more...)
LG unveils V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras LG unveils V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras
- October 07, 2018

In the camera department, the LG V40 ThinQ sports a unique triple camera setup. LG 5-camera phone is integrated with artificial intelligence tech such as AI Cam that recommends appropriate angles and filters to capture a classic shot, and AI Composition automatically fine-tunes the position of subjects in a scene for generating a perfectly balanced picture. (more...)
Windows 10 October Update features ray tracing support Windows 10 October Update features ray tracing support
- October 05, 2018

And, hey, maybe you'll learn something new that you can incorporate into your daily routine. Setting it up is surprisingly simple: install the " Your Phone Companion" app on your Android device, log in to your Microsoft account and give it permission to access your photos and text messages . (more...)
What to know about Trump’s nationwide test alert What to know about Trump’s nationwide test alert
- October 05, 2018

The test is meant to ensure public safety officials have the methods and systems that will deliver urgent alerts and warnings to the public in times of an emergency or disaster, including requirements to help ensure that televised EAS messages are accessible to individuals with disabilities. (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 Bundle Now $264 Off Galaxy Note 9 Bundle Now $264 Off
- October 04, 2018

In addition, testing by Tom's Guide found that the battery life on the iPhone XS was shorter than that of Phone X that preceded it. PCMag also looked at real-world speed data from Ookla Speedtest (disclosure: ExtremeTech's parent company Ziff Davis also owns Ookla). (more...)
California Has Enacted the Country's Toughest Law to Protect Net Neutrality California Has Enacted the Country's Toughest Law to Protect Net Neutrality
- October 02, 2018

In rolling back net neutrality in December, the FCC also prohibited states from passing their own rules, as it would create a patchwork of laws throughout the country. Pai issued a statement after California's law passed, saying, "the law prohibits many free-data plans, which allows consumers to stream video, music, and the like exempt from any data limits". (more...)
Both iPhone XS and XS Max are facing serious problem with 'charging' Both iPhone XS and XS Max are facing serious problem with 'charging'
- October 01, 2018

So, you bought a lovely new iPhone XR or iPhone XS Max . USA tech giant Apple recently launched its 2018 iPhone lineup - iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max , and iPhone XR - for a shocking price tag. Sadly, Apple fixed all of the little bugs in iOS that made those wallpapers possible, but that hasn't stopped Nakatani from cooking up a bunch of new options for iPhone users . (more...)
OnePlus 6T coming to India on October 17, alleged launch invite reveals OnePlus 6T coming to India on October 17, alleged launch invite reveals
- September 30, 2018

Rumours are rife with details about the unannounced OnePlus 6T's key upgrades and overall features, leaving a little surprise for the fans during the official launch. Because we now most definitely know exactly what it will look like. So, it's almost confirmed the date would be October 17, but we're expecting OnePlus to make an official announcement in the next one week or so. (more...)
Google is quietly logging users into Chrome, but it's not all bad Google is quietly logging users into Chrome, but it's not all bad
- September 28, 2018

Once again, Google has rankled privacy-focused people with a product change that appears to limit users' options. This update automatically signs users in if you use any other Google services. This allowed users to surf the web while logged into a Google account but not upload any Chrome browsing data to Google's servers, data that may be tied to their accounts. (more...)
Google Feed goes through a revamp, renamed to Discover Google Feed goes through a revamp, renamed to Discover
- September 27, 2018

Google Lens will be integrated into the image search . You won't have to watch an entire video for the relevant part of the news as Google will filter out the irrelevant part and show you more videos of what you might be interested in. The doodle, comprising a 1.37-minute long video, showed Google's journey from the start until 2018, and also thanked its users for all the support during the journey. (more...)
Oculus hopes its $399 headset will bring virtual reality to the masses Oculus hopes its $399 headset will bring virtual reality to the masses
- September 27, 2018

Then again, we haven't exactly seen much in the way of AAA support for VR in the first place. "It's not a question of when we're going to get there, it's how", he said , referring to the goal of 1 billion VR users. 'This is all still early, but this is the basic road map'. It comes with its own battery that powers it, along with 64gb of storage, and a screen resolution of 1600×1440 in each eye. (more...)
Amazon Hardware Event 2018 Roundup: Here Are All Biggest Announcements Amazon Hardware Event 2018 Roundup: Here Are All Biggest Announcements
- September 23, 2018

This version of the Echo Plus has a new look, Dolby play 360-degree audio, and a temperature sensor. Portal will basically use Facebook's AI platform to recognise people in the frame and follow people as they move around the room (which isn't creepy at all) and will also have Amazon's Alexa voice assistant integration. (more...)
Japanese billionaire revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveller Japanese billionaire revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveller
- September 22, 2018

The company's Space Dragon crew capsule, which is meant to take astronauts to the International Space Station, missed an initial target date of 2017 and won't see a manned test until 2019. Maezawa refused to name the sum for the journey to the moon, but said that he has already made a prepayment. It consists of a massive rocket booster that promises to out-power any that has ever been built and a towering spacecraft, nicknamed BFS for Big Falcon Spaceship, that will vault out of the Earth's ... (more...)
Samsung announces Galaxy A7 with triple lens camera
- September 21, 2018

Powering the Galaxy A7 is a 2.2GHz octa-core processor but the nature of the chipset has not been specified and will likely vary depending on the market. In line with the inclusion of this new model, Samsung also opens pre-orders limited to this version between September 21 and September 23, 2018 . (more...)
Battery specifications of 2018 iPhones revealed Battery specifications of 2018 iPhones revealed
- September 21, 2018

When we compare the screens of the iPhone XS and XR, it is obvious that the XS has better visuals. The glyph seems to be taller and comes with a wider notch than the iPhone X, reaffirming speculations that Apple will launch a bigger variant of the iPhone X that keeps the Face ID. (more...)
Sony's PlayStation Classic mini console launches this year with 20 games Sony's PlayStation Classic mini console launches this year with 20 games
- September 20, 2018

If you thought that Sony will just sit idly by and watch Nintendo sell new versions of old consoles that are quite popular with the crowds, then think again. The PlayStation Classic is powered by USB cable, meaning that any port capable of 5W out, or via a USB-to-AC plug, is capable of powering the console. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4: Specifications, Features And Pricing Apple Watch Series 4: Specifications, Features And Pricing
- September 17, 2018

The new Apple Watch is offered in two sizes, namely 40mm and 44mm, compared to the previous sizes of 38mm and 42mm, and a new interface takes advantage of the wider screen real estate by displaying more information than ever before. "People are scared; their heart scares them", John Mandrola, a cardiologist at Baptist Health in Louisville, said. Apple Watch Series 3 is compatible with that comes preloaded on the Series 4 models. (more...)
Reasons you should buy the iPhone 8 instead of iPhone XS Reasons you should buy the iPhone 8 instead of iPhone XS
- September 17, 2018

It is a lot to soak up, so I would possibly strive to permit you to establish which model is appropriate for you. Additionally, it seems that interest in the larger iPhone XS Max and the cheaper iPhone XR are also playing a roll in the weaker numbers. (more...)
Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October
- September 15, 2018

What does Samsung have in store? The invite doesn't say much, but it says it'll be a "Galaxy event" suggesting we'll see a new device from the company's phone lineup. Samsung sent out invitations on Friday (Sep 14) for an Oct 11 event to launch a new mobile device under its Galaxy line. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - particularly the 512GB version - is selling very well. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts Apple Watch Series 4 offers fall detection and emergency alerts
- September 15, 2018

As much as Apple loves throwing phrases such as "revolutionary", "a new level", and "best ever", the new iPhones aren't sporting that much innovation from its previous generation. Apple promises "wider stereo" on the Xs Max. The iPhone XR comes with a 12 MP, single rear camera . The company also made mention that the phones are made from surgical grade stainless steel. (more...)
Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13
- September 14, 2018

Nintendo fans were brimming with anticipation in the lead-up to Nintendo Direct on September 6, where the company was expected to reveal new games and info about its Switch and 3DS platforms. 3. We might hear about more games during the Nintendo Direct on Thursday. That leaves only five days for you to make sure that your Switch profiles are linked to the proper account, or they'll be locked indefinitely. (more...)
Google is Shutting Down Inbox Google is Shutting Down Inbox
- September 14, 2018

With that in mind, it isn't surprising to see the purge continue, and now Google has announced that it will discontinue the Gmail Offline Chrome app as well. Some of them showed up in the most recent major Gmail upgrade , in fact. Though not entirely unexpected, the announcement is disappointing, particularly to those who have been heavy Inbox users since its inception. (more...)
Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet
- September 13, 2018

Apple also unveiled the the Apple Watch Series 4, with improved cellular connectivity, larger screen, more powerful processor and a range of additional health-tracking features. The only potential hiccup to a record-breaking quarter is the fact that the iPhone XS won't launch until October. Apple says older iPhone models should also get a speed boost after downloading the new operating system . (more...)