Tech

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:26

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is headed to the Nintendo Switch soon, for example, and using a Toy-Con with that game could prove to be extremely entertaining. Nintendo launched the Switch console in March 2017, and aims to sell 14 million units through March 2018. Especially, the Nintendo Labo Robot Kit has sparked a hype.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:39

Back in February when iPhone released its iOS 10.2.1, it just virtually stated about it improvements for minimizing occurrences of the uninvited shutdowns. More than a dozen lawsuits have been filed against the company already and there are sure to be more. "We've been hearing feedback from our customers about the way we handle performance for iPhones with older batteries and how we have communicated that process", Apple said yesterday in its online apology.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:33

Previously, Facebook changed its focus on news feed by announcing that they were refocusing on items shared by your friends and family, instead of just straight news. This data will help to inform ranking in News Feed. "This is a big change, but news will always be a critical way for people to start conversations on important topics", the Facebook CEO said .

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:09

The original Duke controller isn't the only piece of hardware Microsoft has in store for us if new reports are to be believed. The Verge notes that Microsoft filed a patent in December for an adjustable lock design for controller thumbsticks, which these images appear to contain, potentially lending credibility to the images.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:06

As we noted earlier this week, chaiOS was discovered by Abraham Masri and potentially causes crashes, resprings, and battery issues on the latest versions of iOS and macOS. The bug was first discovered by French Apple developer Vincent Desmurs. "Nasty. But, thankfully, more of a nuisance than something that will lead to data being stolen from your computer or a malicious hacker being able to access your files", added security researcher Graham Cluley.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:07

Earlier today, Blizzard confirmed that Blizzard World will be available on January 23 . First revealed at BlizzCon 2017, Blizzard World is a digital Disneyland-esque amusement park, with rides and attractions based on Blizzard games. Only 6 more days until our cosmetics update arrives in Overwatch! The year 2018 has just begun but the developers of Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment is already ready to release new content to keep players engaged in their highly competitive environment .

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:06

According to initial hands-on of the app, Google appears to have partnered with Alibaba-owned AutoNavi for mapping data. Original article (1/15/18): Google is making a major return to China, as a version of its Google Maps service is now available for users in that country.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:05

On the driving front, the 2019 Avalon will offer an upgraded version of Toyota's 3.5-liter V-6 as well as the four-cylinder hybrid powertrain also offered in the Camry . Despite Toyota's commitment to making the Avalon a flagship sedan, it has not generated huge sales for the company. In addition to the central console's infotainment system, the Avalon has a 7.0-inch display in the instrument cluster to show vehicle information, navigation steps, and various vehicle and safety settings.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:03

It said owning the cable will allow it to control the design and construction process, and technical specifications, and once it is deployed make routing decisions that optimize for latency and availability. Google has a data centre in Chile which was built in 2015. "It will serve Google users and customers across Latin America", Sloss added. The Havfrue, which will connect the U.S.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:59

It's the latest version of an app from Google that has gone viral because it can find "your portrait", or something that looks like you, hanging in a museum. Users can then accept or cancel after reading the terms and conditions. Unfortunately, the app requires you take a selfie in real time, meaning no uploading embarrassing snaps of your friends you've saved on your camera roll for this objective (or, for me, my cats back home in Vermont).

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:26

Honda sold 322,655 Accords in the U.S.in 2017, a 6.5 percent decline over the previous year. The newest Accord, the nameplate's 10th generation, was praised in particular for looking low and sleek but surprising with more room than its predecessor.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:27

Mr. Ford said the company plans on delivering 16 fully electric and 24 plug-in hybrid vehicles to the public over the next five years. "We're all in on this and we're taking our mainstream vehicles, our most iconic vehicles, and we're electrifying them".

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:45

The malware is said to have shown highly inappropriate images while also attempting to trick users into installing a fake security app dubbed "scareware" on their device. It does this by contacting the developers' Command and Control server once the app has been downloaded, sends data about the infected device and gets back instructions on what to do next.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:45

Some of what he saw didn't jive with the world he sees on Facebook . The hope is that posts by people over companies will foster community, commenting, sharing and interaction. Once again, Zuckerberg is pointing towards some sort of return to the old Facebook . He confirmed that the first changes Facebook users will see will be in News Feed.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:36

Rival phone manufacturers are tipped to follow in Vivo's footsteps, and launch their own devices with in-display fingerprint scanners in 2018. The prototype of the Vivo's under-display fingerprint technology includes Synaptics in-display fingerprint reader .

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:07

Capcom franchise. Pretty much everyone in the fighting game community is excited for it, as are millions of other DBZ fans who will potentially be incorporated into that community. Hit's Time Skip ability was extremely hard to counter, but Goku was eventually able to gain an edge. The upcoming game will feature the strongest fighter of Universe 6, Hit.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:51

Meanwhile, emergency information came via FM radio signals - which, in many cases, the victims couldn't access, because their chips were locked. A company called Tagstation, which manages the Next Radio app, has announced that Samsung is planning to turn on the FM radio chips in its future smartphone releases.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:16

It's less than 15 minutes but packed with information about upcoming Switch games and DLC, as well as one major new game announcement . Another day, another Wii U port. The update is coming in February. New content for a 10-year-old game? SNK Heroines is coming to Switch this Summer. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is getting new downloadable content, and it focuses on one of Nintendo's leading characters.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:12

These changes will probably not seem drastic to many users. Facebook has been under fire for months over what it shows people and whether its site has negatively influenced millions of its users. "By making these changes, I expect the time people spend on Facebook and some measures of engagement will go down", Mr Zuckerberg wrote. More recently, he began signaling that Facebook was rethinking what it shows people on the site.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:35

IBD'S TAKE: It is crucial for investors to understand the difference between cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin , and the blockchain software programs that enable them. Beyond the speculation issue, most likely recent statements were partially motivated by the string of hacking operations that hit the Seoul-based cryptocurrency exchange Youbit past year, with the warning in a statement from December that cryptocurrencies could be "vulnerable to the damage from investment fraud or hacking ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:32

With this technology in place, manufacturers can produce phones without a speaker, and use the extra internal space for larger batteries and extra components. So far, Redux has only been able to integrate its technologies inside PCs and some infotainment systems for vehicles, but none have made its way to commercially available mobile devices yet.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:30

According to the paper , investigation into "end-to-end protected group communications" has gained only little attention. "We built WhatsApp so group messages can not be sent to a hidden user". Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos responded to the report on Twitter , saying, "Read the Wired article today about WhatsApp - scary headline!" "Existing members are notified when new people are added to a WhatsApp group", the platform said.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:14

Intel may have been one of the first to produce 802.11ax chips. The new 802.11ax standard offers considerable improvements over its predecessor, 802.11ac, with up to 40% higher peak data rates for a single client and up to 4x higher average throughput per user in congested environments consequentially increasing network efficiency and battery life of clients.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:00

The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra is a big screen, triple camera-toting, affordable smartphone that will try and tempt those not able to afford the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro . The main camera has been moved from the top left corner to the central axis of the back, in line with the fingerprint sensor - yes, Xperias now come with a rear-mounted always-on fingerprint sensor .

by | January 11, 2018 | 08:31

When it comes to the display , it's an 11.6-inch 1366×768 resolution display , so suffice to say it is not the best screen out there. Under the hood is 7th generation Intel Celeron N processors paired with 8GB of RAM . Having the model number CB311, this new Chromebook is said to come with no compromises to the battery life . Actually, the OS is a full Linux distribution that is both extremely secure and easy to use.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:05

Vuzix unveiled at CES a new pair of smart glasses to deliver augmented reality content from connected smartphones and computers. An Amazon spokeswoman has said that they are "excited about the potential of the glasses and the ability to bring Alexa to customers in a new way".

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:56

James Damore , the former Google engineer who was sacked after distributing a memo questioning the company's diversity policies, filed a class action lawsuit on Monday claiming racial discrimination by the technology giant. In doing so, Damore also painted gross generalizations against women, accusing them of being more neurotic and anxiety-ridden, and he believes these supposed traits render women unsuitable for the stress of higher-level tech jobs.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:14

If you own a smart microwave or oven, you might soon be able to control it with Alexa. Now Amazon is making strides to expand that trend beyond lights, door locks and televisions, and into the kitchen. The skill enables customers to easily configure, start, and operate their connected Whirlpool microwaves. A number of other big-name manufactures, including GE Appliances, Kenmore, LG, and Samsung are also planning to add Alexa to their ovens and other appliances.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:54

For the actual consumer market, today's largest OLED TV's come from LG and Sony , with maximum display sizes of "only" 77 inches and 4K ultra HD resolution with support for multiple HDR formats like HDR10 and Dolby Vision. The latter is the company that makes the OLED televisions you can buy off the shelves, such as the B7, C7 and E7. At CES 2017, Samsung unveiled three QLED TVs - the Q9, Q8 and Q7.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:04

The social media app announced December 28 they would be launching A Look Back at 2017 , a new feature that allows over 158 million Snapchat users to share their favorite photos and memories of 2017 with their friends. The decision to make Stories available outside of Snapchat arrives as the app's user growth has stalled in the wake of its massive IPO. Snap , the parent company of Snapchat , has been fighting stalling growth as Facebook-backed competitors Instagram and Messenger ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:09

It will, instead, collect them on a "very selective basis". "It does not receive images, videos or linked content. Tweets now are often more visual than textual, limiting the value of text-only collecting ". "The Twitter Archive may prove", it continues, "to be one of this generation's most significant legacies to future generations. In 40 years, I want to take my granddaughter to the Library of Congress and show her the madness I dealt with as a journalist...make every tweet count".

by | December 26, 2017 | 06:14

Meanwhile, Tiger Zinda Hai has emerged as the biggest opening weekend Bollywood grosser of 2017. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in a still from the film " Tiger Zinda Hai ". Although the exact figures are yet to be out, early estimates suggest that the movie earned huge on its third day, crossing Rs 100 crore mark. Friday 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:10

Reliance Jio has come up with two new plans for its prepaid customers. The company is delighted to launch the new Rs. 198 and Rs. 229 plans since it enable customers to remain connected via not only voice but also data. Jio will give Rs 400 cashback in the form of eight vouchers of Rs 50. All plans of Jio comes with unlimited data usage after the daily data limit usage is over.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:05

When Google restructured in August 2015 , forming Alphabet, Schmidt became Alphabet's executive chairman. He also took Twitter to express his feeling and wrote, "After ten years as CEO and seven as Executive Chairman, I can't wait to dive into the latest in science, technology, and philanthropy".

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:00

Additionally, the company has also launched its Nano IPS technology for the first time in its monitors. LG has revealed a trio of monitors it will showcase at CES 2018, including a 34-inch ultra-wide display with a massive 5K resolution. Moreover, the ultrawide monitor features 4-side edge borderless design and slim Edge-Arcline Stand. The Thunderbolt 3 port is also very versatile so it allows notebook connections or transmit 4K content with just a single wire.