Technology


RIP iPhone: Apple discontinues its flagships
- September 13, 2018

The previous prices of iPhone X were Rs 95,390 and Rs 1,08,930. Not only has Portrait Mode been improved this time around, but with the inclusion of Neural Engine into image processing, Apple claims that the iPhone XS / XS Max will process the photos faster and more accurately. (more...)
Microsoft intercepting Firefox and Chrome installation on Windows 10 Microsoft intercepting Firefox and Chrome installation on Windows 10
- September 13, 2018

As reported by The Verge , Microsoft has inserted these pop-ups in the latest Windows 10 test builds that are now available to Windows Insiders. Microsoft is now training users to click through these warnings, which also appear after you download and launch an app. (more...)
Don't look back: Lexus launching first digital side view mirrors Don't look back: Lexus launching first digital side view mirrors
- September 13, 2018

It will be the first mass-produced vehicle to get cameras and screens as wing mirrors - Volkswagen only made 250 units of the XL1 fuel economy special , and the Audi e-tron isn't out yet. Because the camera pods are smaller than conventional mirrors, Lexus claims they will allow greater outward visibility, as well as reduce wind noise. (more...)
It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail
- September 13, 2018

After launching their Gmail alternative Inbox in October 2014 , Google has today announced they're killing off the innovative client in favour of concentrating on Gmail proper. A few features aren't coming over, however, including pinned emails, reminders, and bundles. The impact: This means that for those that use Inbox for their email, they'll need to look elsewhere to deal with email. (more...)
Switch version 6.0 removing ability to unlink Nintendo Account from user profiles
- September 13, 2018

Originally set to launch in 2017, Nintendo ended up having to delay the service multiple times before eventually landing on the second half of September . Obviously, you'll need to update in order to the Nintendo Switch eShop as well as Nintendo Switch Online . At the moment, all we really know for sure is that Nintendo Switch Online will enable subscribers, for about $20 a year, to play their games online; something we can already do for free. (more...)
Google confirms press event for 09 October, new Pixel phones expected Google confirms press event for 09 October, new Pixel phones expected
- September 13, 2018

There will be two phones: the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL . From the past couple of months, all eyes were on the release of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones , which has become center of attraction for many industry experts and tech geeks. (more...)
IPhone XR: Everything you need to know! IPhone XR: Everything you need to know!
- September 13, 2018

In comparison, the starting price point for the iPhone Xs is listed at $999 USD, while the Xs Max is just one hundred dollars more, $1,099 USD, both for the 64 GB model. The iPhone XR is also able to take Portrait Mode photos, despite the fact that it has only a single camera. What else is new? But there's one area where Apple is stubbornly holding onto the innovator narrative and badly impacting the usability of its most important product - and that's with Face ID on the iPhone X, ... (more...)
Apple's latest Watch can sense falls and heart irregularities Apple's latest Watch can sense falls and heart irregularities
- September 13, 2018

But in what Apple called "the most advanced iPhone ever", the focus of the new product range was on the powerful A12 Bionic chip that will power the new iPhone range. More complicated Apple Watch facesLook at all those options! There's one for fire, water and vapor that look really handsome. Moving to the exciting part, Apple claims that Watch 4 can detect falls and allow the user to dial emergency contacts. (more...)
Apple unveils new iPhone models amid slowing smartphone demand Apple unveils new iPhone models amid slowing smartphone demand
- September 12, 2018

Apple's newest iPhone is bigger, faster, and tougher - but it's basically still an iPhone X . "The big thing is going to be how they fit such a massive screen into such a small device", said Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy. (more...)
Kingdom Hearts is getting the VR treatment
- September 12, 2018

In this trailer, we get to see the world of Big Hero 6 on display, along with Monsters Inc . It was recently announced that a VR experience aptly called Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience will be making its way to PS VR this holiday season. (more...)
Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected To Be Unveiled Wednesday Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected To Be Unveiled Wednesday
- September 12, 2018

Stay tuned for more information today as the new products are announced. The company invited analysts and members of the media to its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., to unveil its new gadgets for the fall Wednesday, marking the second year it's launched new iPhones from the Steve Jobs Theater. (more...)
Verizon 5G Home Service Arrives October 1 Verizon 5G Home Service Arrives October 1
- September 12, 2018

Customers "should expect typical network speeds around 300 Mbps and, depending on location, peak speeds of almost 1 Gig, with no data caps", Verizon said. There are "no data caps" either. You've likely heard the term a lot recently, but what is 5G? While the service won't be using the mobile 5G standard, Verizon will utilize mmWave technology which uses spectrum between 30 and 300 GHz. (more...)
Apple removes anti-malware apps that harvested browser data Apple removes anti-malware apps that harvested browser data
- September 12, 2018

Adware Medic was a direct copy of an app developed by Malwarebytes . Cleaner, and were billed as apps that could help protect and clean up your Mac, or be used to open archived files. Another thing these apps have in common is a connection with Trend Micro and a Chinese developer. 'Trend Micro is aware of a recent scrutiny of some of our consumer applications, including our Dr. (more...)
Apple could release three new iPhones at Twitter-streamed live event Apple could release three new iPhones at Twitter-streamed live event
- September 12, 2018

Kuo also believes a low-price new MacBook is about to be announced that will replace the 12-inch MacBook in Apple's range. Kuo also reiterates that the next iPad Pros , set to be made available in 11in and 12.9in models, will also be the first to feature Face ID , with Apple likely to ditch the physical home button in favour of its mug-scanning tech. (more...)
Dual-SIM iPhone Variant Leak Again in a New China Telecom Poster Dual-SIM iPhone Variant Leak Again in a New China Telecom Poster
- September 12, 2018

As 9to5Mac points out, China enforces a 17 per cent sales tax, so you need to add that on top of the 5888, 7388 and 8388 yuan prices quoted. The physical button on the side of the watch is also expected to be axed and will be replaced by a solid state button, similar to the one on the iPhone 7 and 8. (more...)
Brussels prosecutors launch investigation into EA over refusal to remove loot boxes Brussels prosecutors launch investigation into EA over refusal to remove loot boxes
- September 12, 2018

This refusal seems to come directly from CEO Andrew Wilson who states that the aforementioned loot box options do not constitute gambling. In May, it recommended to the Belgian minister of justice publishers of games with loot boxes should be prosecuted . (more...)
Musk mulls Tesla colour choice reduction | Automotive Industry News Musk mulls Tesla colour choice reduction | Automotive Industry News
- September 11, 2018

Buy this article for $49, or subscribe to Compliance Week for a month at $149 and get unlimited article access for 30 days. In addition to that, Tesla's Chief People Officer, Gaby Toledano has decided to make her period of a leave of absence, a permanent exit from the company. (more...)
New iPhone XC pictures surface along with preorder and shipment dates New iPhone XC pictures surface along with preorder and shipment dates
- September 11, 2018

The new larger iPhone X-like phone is expected to be more expensive than the starting price of £999 of 2017's iPhone X, further stretching the expense of top-end smartphones. As for Cupertino, Apple is introducing a total of three new iPhones: a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone, a 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, and a 6.5-inch OLED iPhone. (more...)
OnePlus 6T will feature an in-screen fingerprint reader OnePlus 6T will feature an in-screen fingerprint reader
- September 11, 2018

Nice! So the fingerprint sensor will be under the display. OnePlus" tweet, which gives a teaser video of this feature, was posted with the statement "Incoming: "Top Secret Message". The company said that the technology reduces the steps required to unlock the phone, when paired with Face Unlock, the whole process is more efficient. (more...)
IPhone 2018 Dual-SIM Slot Shown in Leaked China Telecom Promotional Poster IPhone 2018 Dual-SIM Slot Shown in Leaked China Telecom Promotional Poster
- September 10, 2018

That's all up in the air. Let's start by pointing out that there are three new iPhones expected to be unveiled at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park this Wednesday, with screen sizes of 5.8 inches, 6.1 inches and 6.5 inches. Additionally, the 6.1-inch model won't sport the dual-camera setup found on the new iPhone devices. The possibility of a dual-SIM capability, which allows consumers to switch between two installed providers at will, would nearly certainly be restricted to certain ... (more...)
IPhone X LCD : The models of three new colors appear IPhone X LCD : The models of three new colors appear
- September 10, 2018

It will keep the very same layout language as of the original apple iphone X ( 2017) but will integrate step-by-step upgrades in terms of inner equipment for the brand-new apple iphone XS series . A point to be note is that, the iPhone 5C didn't actually perform well in the market, as it was overshadowed by the powerful and sexy-chamfered-edged iPhone 5S (MinimAluminiumalism). (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops IV Blackout Trailer Call of Duty: Black Ops IV Blackout Trailer
- September 10, 2018

Well here it is, our first real look at Blackout , the brand new battle royale mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . We see plenty of over-the-top gunplay and vehicle combat, underwater action, zombies , and more. In preparation for Monday's Blackout Private Beta launch, Call of Duty gives fans a sneak peek at what's to come from classic environments to memorable characters from the Black Ops universe. (more...)
Microsoft extends Windows 10 update support cycle for Enterprise, Education Microsoft extends Windows 10 update support cycle for Enterprise, Education
- September 09, 2018

If you're on the Skip Ahead subset of the Fast ring, you can get today's build via Windows Update. According to Microsoft , all future updates with a targeted release for the month of September will be supported for 30 months. Windows as a service has been a success for Microsoft . Which operating system are your now using? Now maths tells us that doesn't add up, so realistically, the new rule is to upgrade at least every two years, with a six month bit of wiggle room if you want to ... (more...)
Tor Project releases first alpha of Android mobile browser Tor Project releases first alpha of Android mobile browser
- September 09, 2018

The fresh development comes a long time after The Tor Project brought its proxy app Orbot and the standalone Orbot-powered Web browser Orfox . To use Tor browser for Android , you'll have to download an additional free app called Orbot, which lets you connect to the Tor network. (more...)
Razer Phone 2 spotted on Geekbench, fares worse than the competition Razer Phone 2 spotted on Geekbench, fares worse than the competition
- September 09, 2018

Razer recently confirmed that a Razer Phone 2 is in the works , but if you're more interested in getting a good deal on a new phone now, there's a Razer Phone discount for you. As per the AnTuTu listing, the upcoming Razer Cell phone 2 will characteristic Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, a huge 8GB of RAM and elope Android 8.1 Oreo OS. (more...)
Huawei P20 Pro delisted on 3DMark over benchmark cheating controversy Huawei P20 Pro delisted on 3DMark over benchmark cheating controversy
- September 09, 2018

The behavior was first noticed by AnandTech and it was later confirmed by UL in a press release that Huawei was indeed cheating on the benchmark and its phones were detecting the running benchmark application to temporarily boost their performance. (more...)
Google launching Pixel 3 on October 9 Google launching Pixel 3 on October 9
- September 09, 2018

The event will kick off at 11 AM Eastern Time. We'll find out more on October 9 and Express.co.uk will bring you all the news live as it happens. As for what we've learned about the devices since leaking online in recent months, both phones will have larger displays in the same body as the Pixel 2 offerings. (more...)
HMD Global to bring the Nokia 5.1 Plus in Taiwan HMD Global to bring the Nokia 5.1 Plus in Taiwan
- September 09, 2018

A new leak has confirmed that the upcoming Nokia 9 will carry 5 camera lenses and has recently received MIIT Certification. Rumors that the Nokia 9 will feature a multi-camera setup have been floating around for months now, and there's also an Android One logo near the bottom of the phone. (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale expands to more devices, adds VOIP support Fortnite Battle Royale expands to more devices, adds VOIP support
- September 09, 2018

Playing ten matches of The Getaway will also grant 5,000 XP, while dealing 500 damage to Jewel carrying enemies will unlock the Suited Up Spray. For instance, the game now supports a new mode called High Stakes, which you can check out in Epic's video at the bottom of this post . (more...)
BMW Intros Its Own Personal Voice Assistant 09/07/2018 BMW Intros Its Own Personal Voice Assistant 09/07/2018
- September 08, 2018

BMW has made a decision to go its own route in the field of artificial intelligence by announcing its own system , BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant . This assistant is familiar with the vehicle's functions and is able to operate them as required. It is able to explain all sorts of different functions ("How do the Automatic Highbeams work?"), provide current status information ("Is the oil level okay?") and help answer questions ("What warning messages do I have?"). (more...)