• How To Check Your iPhone's Battery Life
How To Check Your iPhone's Battery Life

Many customers had interpreted the move as a way to for Apple to juice demand for newer iPhone models, their suspicions fueled by the fact that the company didn't initially disclose the slowdowns or its reasons for them. In early 2018, Apple will provide an update on its iOS. iPhone owners who opted to replace their iPhone batteries will deter...

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  • Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness
Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness

Mr Zuckerberg has also flagged it will continue to fight fake news by using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation. After thinking up many possible solutions for delivering trustworthy news, Facebook is letting users judge for themselves. The social-media giant, a major source of news for use...

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  • Xbox Exec Comments on New Elite Controller Rumors
Xbox Exec Comments on New Elite Controller Rumors

Microsoft's original Xbox Elite controller launched back in 2015 and while many balked at the £120 price tag, it still ended up selling very well. An anonymous poster on the site said the second-generation controller will feature a USB-C port for charging, Bluetooth support for Windows 10, three-level Hair Trigger Locks, a three-profile switch, ...

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  • Another iMessage Bug Has Been Found
Another iMessage Bug Has Been Found

A new security flaw, described as a "text bomb", has been discovered on Apple's latest devices. He further wrote, "The bug I released was to get Apple's attention". "My main goal was to reach out to Apple and say, 'Hey, you've been ignoring my bug reports .' I always report the bug before releasing something".

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  • Take a look at Overwatch's new Pharah legendary skin coming next week
Take a look at Overwatch's new Pharah legendary skin coming next week

Epic memories can only be made in an epic world... Blizzard World will have plenty of fun easter eggs from The Lost Vikings and some of Blizzard Entertainment's other games, so players will be able to enjoy discovering the hidden fun. The new items will include emotes, player icons, skins, sprays, and more for all 26 heroes. Check out the sprays ...

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  • Google Denies Report It's Relaunching Maps In China
Google Denies Report It's Relaunching Maps In China

The company has now returned to the Chinese market - albeit in a tentative way - by reintroducing a localized version of Google Maps . Alphabet Inc's Google is relaunching its map service after being tightly limited in China after eight years, according to Nikkei .

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  • The 2019 Toyota Avalon is a love letter to land yachts
The 2019 Toyota Avalon is a love letter to land yachts

The 2019 Avalon features Wi-Fi hotspot, Alexa connectivity, Qi wireless charging, smartwatch integration, and of course Apple CarPlay as well as a insane 10-inch head-up display . The tiered dashboard is accented with either faux wood trim on the XLE, real aluminium on the XSE and Touring or Yamaha-sourced real wood trim on the Limited.

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  • Google to open five more datacentre regions across the globe in 2018
Google to open five more datacentre regions across the globe in 2018

It's a big investment, though a drop in the bucket compared to the $30 billion Google has spent to date on improving its infrastructure over the past three years. Google is also working with Facebook, subsea network manufacturer Aqua Comms, and industrial group Bulk Infrastructure on the Havfrue cable, which will connect the USA east coast to Den...

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  • Google's art selfies are the talk of Twitter
Google's art selfies are the talk of Twitter

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 should then open the app and choose what Google account they want to use. Once it's installed, fire it up and scroll down until you see "Is your portrait in a museum?" The company also...

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  • Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator win big in Detroit
Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator win big in Detroit

The big winners of the annual Detroit International Auto Show are here. The Auto Show is open to the public January 20-28, 2018. The Honda Accord won vehicle of the Year on Monday at the Detroit Auto Show. Only vehicles that are all new or substantially changed for the 2018 model year were eligible to win. The Truck class proved somewhat ...

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  • Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022
Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022

On Jan. 13 General Motors said it has filed a safety petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation for its self-driving Cruise vehicle. "The 11 billion you're seeing means we're all-in now", Ford told reporters, adding that the only question is whether the customers will be there with them.

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  • Porn Malware Discovered in Google Play Game Apps, Some Aimed at Children
Porn Malware Discovered in Google Play Game Apps, Some Aimed at Children

Google Play is the only way to download and install applications on Android devices without changing the device's application setting to "allow the installation of non-market applications". Along with encouraging users to download scareware and pay for premium services, AdultSwine also stole users' credentials, according to Check Point.

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  • Facebook announces changes to News Feed to ensure users' time is well-spent
Facebook announces changes to News Feed to ensure users' time is well-spent

His net worth has dropped by 4.4%. . Zuckerberg has mentioned that for this year the mission is to "fix" the Facebook , by targeting the abuse and hate content and by ensuring that the time spent on the social giant is well spent and valuable.

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  • Vivo's new cellphone hides the fingerprint scanner beneath the display screen
Vivo's new cellphone hides the fingerprint scanner beneath the display screen

Simply place your finger on the icon and the phone unlocks.If you wake the phone with the power button, then the display will show a lock screen and will unlock the device straight into your home screen. Synaptics has said that the sensor takes just 0.7 seconds to recognize and authenticate the fingerprint. While it travels on the surface, it crea...

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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Pre-Load Available on PS4, Xbox One
Dragon Ball FighterZ Beta Pre-Load Available on PS4, Xbox One

Hit's signature attack is Time Skip, an ability that lets him jump forward in time by a tenth of a second. Fans who are keen to get their hands on the game will be able to play the beta version on PS4 and Xbox One from Sunday 14th January until Tuesday 16th January.

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  • Future Samsung devices will come with an unlocked FM radio chip
Future Samsung devices will come with an unlocked FM radio chip

Meanwhile, emergency information came via FM radio signals - which, in many cases, the victims couldn't access, because their chips were locked. According to an official statement , Samsung is the newest smartphone maker that supports NextRadio by unlocking the FM Radio chip in all the upcoming mobile phones in the United States and Canada.

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  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Announced For The Nintendo Switch
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Announced For The Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 25, 2018. This one includes split Joycon play, but it also comes with a whole new character that seems to be an easy mode in and of himself. Mario Tennis Aces has been announced for the Nintendo Switch , launching spring 2018. Surprise hit Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is also getting new DL...

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  • Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Prioritize Personal Relationships
Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Prioritize Personal Relationships

It might end up being "the most controversial stuff" that generates heated conversations, she suggested, or simply content pulled in from group pages where users engage with others on specific topics. Product managers are being asked to "facilitate the most meaningful interactions between people", rather than the previous mandate of helping people ...

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  • Korea readies ban on cryptocurrency trading as police & tax agency raid exchanges
Korea readies ban on cryptocurrency trading as police & tax agency raid exchanges

Another ironic incident that pulled down crpytocurrencies world, is when a major cryptocurrency Conference in Miami, US organised by Bitcoin put up a notice on its site saying it has stopped accepting Bitcoin for conference ticket due to network congestion and difficulty in processing Bitcoins.

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  • Google quietly purchased a United Kingdom sound tech startup
Google quietly purchased a United Kingdom sound tech startup

Redux is able to turn screens into a speakers by vibrating the screen itself. At the time, it said the sound quality was 'decent'. For Panel Audio , they are using special actuators that "deliver naturalistic wide-frequency-range audio from a panel or display (without micro-speakers and apertures) - providing a versatile and robust overall solut...

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  • WhatsApp bug lets hackers sneak inside group chats
WhatsApp bug lets hackers sneak inside group chats

According to the paper , investigation into "end-to-end protected group communications" has gained only little attention. While WhatsApp boasts great end-to-end encryption of messages which is great for those who crave privacy - but a source of chagrin for many in the law enforcement community - it seems the messaging service is susceptible ...

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  • Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018
Intel to ship 802.11ax chipsets in 2018

Intel may have been one of the first to produce 802.11ax chips. There are other chip companies in the connectivity space as well, and Intel making their 802.11ax chips available doesn't alone guarantee mass adoption of the standard. This time frame is also emphasized in an e-mail by the Wi-Fi Alliance to The Verge . In the e-mail, the Alliance...

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  • CES 2018: Sony unveils new super mid-range smartphones
CES 2018: Sony unveils new super mid-range smartphones

Sony Xperia XA2 series has a rear fingerprint sensor with an aluminium body. Talking about the smartphones, the Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra differ in terms of some of the specifications. The Sony Xperia XA2 is the successor of the a year ago launched Xperia XA and comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080x1920 pixel reso...

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  • Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched
Acer Chromebook 11 with USB-C Launched

Other specs on the devices include two USB Type-C ports and headphone jack. Meanwhile, its CB311-8H counterpart will use the same LCD panel, but rely on the trackpad for control instead of touch. It also has dual stereo speakers with integrated microphone. With a weight of 2.43 pounds, the laptop measures 0.71-inch thickness and looks slim.

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  • Vuzix targets mass market with new Blade AR glasses
Vuzix targets mass market with new Blade AR glasses

Executives from Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant will be seeking new partners and other big technology companies, including Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc.'s Oculus division, will be at the show behind the scenes as they ramp up their virtual-reality and augmented-reality products.

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  • Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings
Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings

On Monday, James Damore , the Google employee who was sacked for a memo in which he suggested that women were not biologically capable of working in the tech industry, filed suit against Google for discriminating against politically conservative white men .

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  • Amazon Alexa is coming to your microwave, for some reason
Amazon Alexa is coming to your microwave, for some reason

Amazon's Alexa-powered devices Echo, Echo Dot and the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the retailer's No. 1 and No. 2 top-selling over the holidays products, respectively, Amazon said. Whirlpool has already created its own Alexa skill for microwaves, and plans to launch it "soon". You might, for example, tell Alexa to set the microwave f...

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  • LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display
LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display

LG's main rival Samsung Display having long shifted its focus from OLED TVs to QLED TVs, LG Display is now the sole large-size OLED display maker in the world. While this combination is now offered to consumers by the likes of LG Electronics, Sony and Panasonic , they all source their large OLED panels from LG Display.

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  • Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web
Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web

Snapchat Stories are videos from publishers and personalities that stay up for a 24-hour period and typically highlight special events. The primary goal of the new feature is to boost the social media site's presence beyond the mobile app.

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  • Library of Congress Says It Will No Longer Archive Every Public Tweet
Library of Congress Says It Will No Longer Archive Every Public Tweet

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". In the future, the institution will narrow its focus to collecting tweets tied to major historical events such as elections or national matters of public policy.

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  • Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' makes Rs115 crore in opening weekend
Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' makes Rs115 crore in opening weekend

However, in a year where Baahubali 2 went galloping over the Rs 1000 crore mark and more, others could barely make their way to the Rs 200 crore club. East-West-North-South, the biz witnesses REMARKABLE growth... Also, the film has become the biggest weekend opener for Salman himself as comparison to his last and biggest blockbusters so far.

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  • Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans
Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans

As per the company's new chart, which is expected to be rolled out tonight, Jio is adding two new plans priced at Rs 199 and Rs 299 with 28 days validity. A Reliance Jio statement said the cashback will be in the form of Rs 400 MyJio cashback vouchers, up to Rs 300 instant cashback vouchers from wallets and up to Rs 2,600 discount vouchers from e-c...

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  • Eric Schmidt Is Out as Alphabet's Executive Chairman
Eric Schmidt Is Out as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

Larry Page , Alphabet's CEO, echoed Schmidt's claim that the time is right for other leaders to contribute to the company's future. No reason was provided for the change. Alphabet, which was formed when Google restructured its operations in 2015, now has more than 70,000 employees worldwide, and owns Google Search, Maps, Ads, Gmail, Android, ...

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  • LG teases a huge 34-inch 5K monitor ahead of CES 2018
LG teases a huge 34-inch 5K monitor ahead of CES 2018

LG says that both panels will also support " HDR 600", but it's not clear if the company is referring to VESA's DisplayHDR 600 spec or its own thing. The Thunderbolt™ 3 interface is ideal for power laptop users who desire fast video, audio and data transfers without the need for a separate AC adapter.

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  • Winter Solstice livestream as it happens from Newgrange
Winter Solstice livestream as it happens from Newgrange

People flock to Stonehenge to celebrate the winter solstice every year What happens at Stonehenge on the winter solstice? Eastern Time on December 21 . Sunrise was at 8.03am GMT and sunset is at 3.53pm. If you're exhausted of these dark evenings, the good news is that our earliest sunsets are already behind us.

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  • Cavaliers want Isaiah Thomas to play in G-League before return
Cavaliers want Isaiah Thomas to play in G-League before return

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas is looking at getting a five-on-five scrimmage with the Cavs' G-League affiliate, the Canton Charge, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin . Thomas has been recovering from a hip injury suffered in last season's playoffs since he was dealt to Cleveland in the offseason trade that sent to the.

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  • Apple Sued by Chinese Clothing Brand Over App Store Logo
Apple Sued by Chinese Clothing Brand Over App Store Logo

This news comes from a Bloomberg report , which claims the secret project, codenamed Marzipan, is a major part of Apple's 2018 software roadmap. For many developers, the Mac App Store is of secondary importance to the standard App Store.

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  • Twitter begins enforcing new anti-hate speech rules
Twitter begins enforcing new anti-hate speech rules

Twitter said in a statement it would shut down accounts affiliated with non-government organisations that promote violence against civilians and ban usernames that constitute a violent threat or racial slur. Fransen and Golding were one of several far-right and white supremacist accounts suspended by Twitter this week, which appeared to co...

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  • Scientists develop self healing polymer glass
Scientists develop self healing polymer glass

The discovery could be a boon for consumers who are forced to walk around with broken screens on their phones, provided companies decide to use it in their designs. As phone manufacturers race to implement the latest technologies into their handsets, it seems that self-repairing screens could eventually become the must-have mobile feature.

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  • US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack
US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Bush's path to war with Iraq in 2003. North Korea has defended its actions by claiming such weapons were necessary to deter a US invasion, but Trump and a number of other countries have accused Kim and his government of threatening the stability of the region.

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