Technology


A Vive Pro will cost £800, Vive reduced to £500 A Vive Pro will cost £800, Vive reduced to £500
- March 19, 2018

Pre-orders are open on the Vive website and at various retailers now. That $799 will get you the Vive Pro as well as a six-month subscription to Viveport , which you can use to download up to five full VR title per month out of a catalog of hundreds. (more...)
Apple Devices Accidentally Sending Emergency SOS Alerts Apple Devices Accidentally Sending Emergency SOS Alerts
- March 19, 2018

The SOS feature is very necessary as it is created to help you quickly from the trouble. However, this helpful feature is becoming a nuisance for some of the users. This set off the SOS alert and at around 1 am in the night Rowley was awakened by three cops. The Verge cites an example of a fellow colleague who mistook the power button as volume controls and accidentally triggered the SOS alert. (more...)
Bitcoin Price Plummets Anew on Twitter Crypto Ads Ban Rumors Bitcoin Price Plummets Anew on Twitter Crypto Ads Ban Rumors
- March 19, 2018

According to a report from Sky News , Twitter is planning to implement new advertising policies that will prevent cryptocurrency from being advertised on the microblogging website. Interest in cryptocurrencies has surged in the previous year as their prices rocketed. Just as Bitcoin and many of its key counterparts are feeling the pain of a looming ban from Google comes another major player in the business that is joining the fray on so-called anti-Bitcoin campaign. (more...)
Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower Google's Android P will block apps built for Android 4.1 or lower
- March 19, 2018

Rumors on the Android Wear name change started appearing recently, and it was thought that the rebranding would be unveiled at the upcoming I/O developers' conference. Try checking for updates, or contact the developer". So says Android Police , which reports that Google is taking steps to stop outdated apps from running on the next version of Android. (more...)
Tinder sues dating app Bumble Tinder sues dating app Bumble
- March 19, 2018

The company was created by Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe , who sued the company over sexual harassment and alleged that she lost her title because of the CMO's belief that a "young female" founder hurt Tinder's credibility. Gulczynski and Mick are at the center of the stolen secret allegations. The suit goes on to claim that the ex-Tinder employees knew of an "undo" button that the company was working on, which it said was "nearly, if not literally, identical" to Bumble's backtrack ... (more...)
Mobile Galaxy S8 Oreo update rolling out now Mobile Galaxy S8 Oreo update rolling out now
- March 18, 2018

Rumors from various outlets hinted a March release date for the Android 8.0 Oreo which seems to be accurate given the recent reports. Android 8.0 update is here and more 2017 Samsung flagships will receive the update soon. It gets a 6.3-inch 2K Super AMOLED Infinity display, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Galaxy Note 9 will be vastly improved in terms of Samsung's voice-enabled digital assistant Bixby. (more...)
Google enables Google enables "Swipe to unlock" gesture for Android Auto phones
- March 18, 2018

When enabled, instead of attempts to unlock the device simply displaying the Android Auto logo, it now displays instructions to "Swipe up to unlock". This additional upward swipe will be required for each unlock as long as the phone is connected to the auto. (more...)
Happy Gudi Padwa 2018: How Maharashtra is celebrating the new year Happy Gudi Padwa 2018: How Maharashtra is celebrating the new year
- March 18, 2018

President Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday wished citizens on the occasion of Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Chaitra Sukladi, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba. The celebrations were marked by colourful and musical processions. While festive food, offerings and prayers are a part of the festivities for the day, it is believed that the feast for the occasion is usually prepared by the men in the family, while women assist them in chopping and washing the ingredients. (more...)
Fox Factory (NASDAQ:FOXF) Announces Earnings Results
- March 18, 2018

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 113 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $45.29. ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) has risen 44.52% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 37% are positive. Schroder Management Gp holds 0.57% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (more...)
WhatsApp new feature allows you to toggle between voice and video calls WhatsApp new feature allows you to toggle between voice and video calls
- March 18, 2018

The group descriptions can be 512 characters long and seen by going to the group info, where it can be found below the group photo and name. Thus, the latest update has now provided users with an option to switch between voice and video calls whenever required. (more...)
Epic to Host #PartyRoyale at E3 in June Epic to Host #PartyRoyale at E3 in June
- March 18, 2018

Fortnite was initially released on Sony's PlayStation and it quickly became popular. Once the game is downloaded, on the home screen you'll see a message which will ask if you have signed up already. Moreover, PUBG is more competitive and has a bit more cheating and hardcore environment to it. Have you received your Fortnite for iOS invite code yet? Fortnite on iOS requires an internet connection and iOS 11. (more...)
S.African leader warns citizens against land grabbing S.African leader warns citizens against land grabbing
- March 18, 2018

Land reform is set to be a key battleground in the 2019 general election, and the radical Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) opposition party has encouraged supporters to seize property. "We can't allow a situation of land grabs that's anarchy". Structured bilateral cooperation between South Africa and Zambia formerly took place under the framework of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) which was signed on 18 October 2005. (more...)
Facebook bans Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica for violating user privacy Facebook bans Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica for violating user privacy
- March 17, 2018

The app, created by a University of Cambridge psychology professor , said private data accessed to develop the profile would be used by psychologists doing research. If true, this is another unacceptable violation of trust and the commitments they made. We will take whatever steps are required to see that this happens. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Stock Regains Attentions on Active Volume
- March 17, 2018

Santa Barbara Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Grifols S A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.79 billion market cap company. On Tuesday, June 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". Susquehanna maintained Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM ) rating on Thursday, January 18. (more...)
Fortnite Mobile: How to Sprint & Run Faster Fortnite Mobile: How to Sprint & Run Faster
- March 17, 2018

The popular third-person shooter Fortnite is now rolling out to the iPhone and iPad, but unfortunately, not everyone who was looking forward to the debut is enjoying it. They started a limited distribution of the game invites which started a few hours ago and apparently was enough to make Fortnite the most downloadable game ever in the United States and placing No. (more...)
Sonic Mania Plus Announced + Details Sonic Mania Plus Announced + Details
- March 17, 2018

Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Squirrel are the new characters added, as you can see below. It'll come with holographic packaging, a 32 page art book as well as a SEGA Genesis reversible cover. This isn't merely a packaged version of the same game, though; SEGA says it'll be updated and bring new goodies with it. The teaser video played the sound of a revving vehicle before revealing a "R" before fading to black. (more...)
Honor Brings Face Unlock Feature For Honor 7X Honor Brings Face Unlock Feature For Honor 7X
- March 17, 2018

In addition to the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, you can unlock the phone with your face as well. Up front, there's an 8MP selfie camera, which can also be used to unlock the smartphone with the in-built Face Unlock feature. The Honor 7X will be available in blue, black and gold color variants. The phone comes with two memory variants- 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage . (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered listing appears on Amazon Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered listing appears on Amazon
- March 16, 2018

Then again, if Activision does release Modern Warfare 2 Remastered on April 30, it would leave a six month gap between it and the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , which could maximize its sales potential. Given how popular Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare 2 are, it's just a matter of time before the games get re-released. In any case, these retail listings certainly suggest that Modern Warfare 2 Remastered will be a standalone product from the start. (more...)
Rare Teases The Kraken in Sea of Thieves Launch Trailer Rare Teases The Kraken in Sea of Thieves Launch Trailer
- March 16, 2018

The trailer features a crew doing what a crew does: embarking out on a quest and dealing with some pretty hilarious scenarios. Rare has mentioned that it asked the community about the type of achievements they want and accordingly they have set achievements as riddles in the game, but don't worry they have set a forum page for you to discuss and get help along the way. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Officially Launch Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Officially Launch
- March 16, 2018

The offer is available on Airtel's online store with instant finance options. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the in-house Exynos 9810 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. Reliance Jio customers will also avail 1TB data for 12 months at just Rs. 4,999, on the purchase of Galaxy S9/S9+. In case of the Samsung Galaxy S9 with 64 or 256GB storage, the total EMI due is around Rs 59,976, which includes free data, unlimited calling, subscription to one year of Amazon Prime membership, ... (more...)
Redmi 5 in Pictures Redmi 5 in Pictures
- March 16, 2018

However, unlike the Redmi 5 Pro that comes with a Micro USB port, the Redmi Note 5 (AI Dual Cam) has a USB Type-C and is even officially compatible with Quick Charge 3.0. In terms of optics, the phone bears a 12-megapixel rear camera with features such as f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash. On the connectivity front, it offers 4G, VoLTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System. (more...)
Apple Slams Iranian Users with IP-based App Store Ban Apple Slams Iranian Users with IP-based App Store Ban
- March 16, 2018

Apple doesn't sell phones or operate the App Store in Iran, people in the country are still able to import Apple products from another country and set them up to access portions of the App Store that are meant to be used by other regions. (more...)
Google Lens is now available on iOS via Google Photos Google Lens is now available on iOS via Google Photos
- March 16, 2018

The feature also produces descriptions of objects from previously captured images. If you're looking at landmarks or photos in a museum through Lens , Google will tell you what it knows about it. Simply open a photo and tap the square camera icon located in the toolbar below the image. You'll have to wait a few moments for it to work its magic. (more...)
Raid is an Impactful Film, As expected from Ajay Devgn - Bhushan Kumar Raid is an Impactful Film, As expected from Ajay Devgn - Bhushan Kumar
- March 16, 2018

Bollywood Film Raid Which Features Ajay Devgn in Lead Role as IT Officer Revied Thumping Response From Audience and Day one Theaters are Packed with a heavy crowd. But how much will Raid collect at the ticket window. Despite earning Rs 140.62 crore in its theatrical run and becoming his biggest solo hit, Singham Returns underperformed at the box office due to average word of mouth, and the collections fell drastically in its second week. (more...)
Google Maps adds 'wheelchair accessible' option in routes Google Maps adds 'wheelchair accessible' option in routes
- March 16, 2018

Google Maps has added a "wheelchair accessible" option in its routes to aid those in wheelchairs and other mobility aids. It's also thought that in NY, about 80 percent of subways are inaccessible to those using a wheelchair, something that prompted a lawsuit this week. (more...)
U.S. gets tougher on Russian Federation U.S. gets tougher on Russian Federation
- March 16, 2018

The list of Russians now under US sanctions includes the 13 indicted last month by USA special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia-related investigation into alleged election interference. The move comes despite Trump s repeated denial that Russian Federation tried to tilt the election in his favor, fearing it could call his victory over Hillary Clinton into question. (more...)
Huawei P20 Lite with Dual Rear Camera already available in Europe Huawei P20 Lite with Dual Rear Camera already available in Europe
- March 16, 2018

Huawei is set to launch P20, P20 Lite and P20 Pro on March 27. Huawei's flagship P20 range of smartphones is nearing an imminent launch and frequent leaks are steadily ascertaining rumours and speculation about the P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite. (more...)
Microsoft team uses AI to match human translation Microsoft team uses AI to match human translation
- March 16, 2018

Microsoft says it has developed a translation system that is capable of translating Chinese language news articles into English with the same accuracy as humans. One technique, called joint training , is used to iteratively boost the English-to-Chinese and Chinese-to-English translation systems. The AI could be applied to the company's Microsoft Translator tool, which provides translation for its Bing search engine, a spokesperson added. (more...)
Overwatch's Brigitte springs into action March 20 Overwatch's Brigitte springs into action March 20
- March 16, 2018

The 27th hero is now available to play on PC, via the PTR, which Brigitte has been getting some nerfs and buffs. All things considered, it will be interesting to see just how Brigitte plays next week when she's taken out of the Public Test Region and brought into the fold with the rest of Overwatch's roster of heroes. (more...)
HTC U12+ Image and Specifications Leaked Ahead of Launch in May 2018 HTC U12+ Image and Specifications Leaked Ahead of Launch in May 2018
- March 16, 2018

Are you willing to give HTC smartphones another try? The device that is said to be the HTC U12 . Coming to key specifications, the front will sport a large 6-inch WQHD+ display with LCD panel. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details. What's being referred to as the highlight of the batch of phones set to release in 2018, according to VentureBeat , the U12 Plus looks, well, like it will blend in nicely with the other bezel-reduced phones that rock a duo of rear lenses, like the ... (more...)