Technology


Internet Inventor Tim Berners-Lee to Launch Inrupt Decentralized Web Solution
- October 03, 2018

Berners-Lee announced the project as the internet industry has come under increased scrutiny for harvesting people's private information and using it to sell ads. But you alone decide which data in your POD apps and people can see. "Solid unleashes incredible opportunities for creativity, problem-solving and commerce". (more...)
Samsung set to release silver-colored Galaxy Note 9 Samsung set to release silver-colored Galaxy Note 9
- October 03, 2018

According to the results of a survey conducted by Phone Arena edition among its readers, 72% of them confidently stated that would choose the Galaxy Note is iPhone 9 Xs Max, if buying a smartphone in the next weekend. The said tests were performed in a lab and the real world tests vary. Though the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max LTE speed has improved dramatically compared to iPhone X, users have complained about cellular connectivity issues on the new models. (more...)
Players Are in Love With Spider-Man PS4's Photo Mode Players Are in Love With Spider-Man PS4's Photo Mode
- October 03, 2018

Since Tyler asked Insomniac to put the message into the game, he and his partner have since split in a dramatic fashion. Schultz replied back , saying that since they'd been together five years "I think she'll still be around in September lol". (more...)
FEMA To Send National 'Presidential Alert' Test Message Wednesday FEMA To Send National 'Presidential Alert' Test Message Wednesday
- October 03, 2018

The wireless alert system launched in 2012. Critics say a sitting President can technically "hijack" the system to send out a political message to everyone in the USA with a cellphone. A planned test of the United States' emergency alert system will be sent out across Idaho and the rest of the country Wednesday, Oct. 3. Think of it like the alerts on your TV, when the tone sounds and is followed by "This is only a test..." Only wireless providers who have chosen to participate in the ... (more...)
All-black Surface Laptop pops up ahead of Microsoft's October 2 event All-black Surface Laptop pops up ahead of Microsoft's October 2 event
- October 02, 2018

This version of the device will also likely come in black. Ahead of the unveiling, a new report has hinted at the changes that we can expect from the upcoming devices. In case you were wondering why we didn't hear much about the next Surface Pro generation until just last week , it probably wasn't because Microsoft did such a tremendous job keeping leaks in check. (more...)
Minecraft: Dungeons announced, coming to PC in 2019 Minecraft: Dungeons announced, coming to PC in 2019
- October 02, 2018

By the time you leave the island, you'll be a true blue creator, armed with loads of skills to make awesome things! They're calling it an action-adventure game, but the company says it's "inspired by classic dungeon-crawlers". The levels are said to be "action-packed, treasure-stuffed, [and] wildly varied". Did you know that new game announcements aren't done in the weekend? Does any of this upcoming Minecraft content interest you? Do you like the idea of Minecraft Dungeons? Based on ... (more...)
Best Buy Leaks Chromecast 3 (By Selling It) Best Buy Leaks Chromecast 3 (By Selling It)
- October 02, 2018

Now we may be getting an early look at another unannounced Google device. Google is expected to launch a 3rd-gen Chromecast on October 9 . "I thought it was just a design refresh taking queues [sic] from the Chromecast Ultra [sic]". There is no glossy top like the 2nd-gen device and does not magnetically attaches to the device via HDMI although the power is still delivered through MicroUSB port. (more...)
Second Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer looks totally fantastic Second Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer looks totally fantastic
- October 02, 2018

Something to look forward to: Red Dead Redemption 2 has been in development for years and the level of polish on the game certainly shows. Meanwhile, if your TV supports high-dynamic range (HDR), you'll experience the picturesque scenery of Red Dead Redemption 2 with an even more vibrant and dynamic range of colors (HDR features also available on PS4 system). (more...)
OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch
- October 02, 2018

As opposed to the OnePlus 6's longer notch. It looks like a OnePlus 6 with smaller teardrop notch and possibly, slightly smaller chin. Once again confirming that the OnePlus 6T will be featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor . With the OnePlus 6 running on a 3,700 mAh battery, it is expected that OnePlus will offer a bigger battery for the upcoming device. Also, OnePlus has confirmed that the upcoming device will not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack. (more...)
This is the new 'cloud silver' Samsung Galaxy Note 9 This is the new 'cloud silver' Samsung Galaxy Note 9
- October 02, 2018

On the front it has a 8 megapixel camera, with f/1.7 lens, and also has autofocus as well. A render surfaced a couple of weeks ago suggesting that Samsung might offer the Galaxy Note 9 in a new color option. Samsung has given a 4000mAh battery on the Galaxy Note 9 that supports fast charging and is compatible with wired and wireless charging technologies. (more...)
New Google Maps Features Commuters Will Love New Google Maps Features Commuters Will Love
- October 02, 2018

That help comes in the form of a new commute tab in the Maps app. Launch Google Maps on your phone, tap the commute tab, and you'll be presented with live traffic and transit information for a given route. Some of these tools are already available in rival applications, but nevertheless should be welcome to fans of Google Maps. If you take the bus or train to work, Google Maps covers 80 regions worldwide and is able to track individual buses and trains in real-time. (more...)
Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
- October 02, 2018

Google's Project Stream test will begin with Assassin's Creed Odyssey on October 5th, but Google hasn't revealed additional details on the project yet. You'll need a home internet connection capable of reaching speeds of at least 25 Mbps, and testers need to be 17 years old or older. Reports have been swirling around Google's development of a subscription-based game streaming service for several months. (more...)
IPhone XS aggressive IPhone XS aggressive "beauty filter" might just be a bug
- October 01, 2018

The new Apple devices launched this year, iPhone XS and XS Max , are all but cheap. It should be noted that iPhone Xs Max is not just the biggest iPhone ever, it's one of the biggest smartphone available in the market. Both the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max broke when dropped on their backs from about 2 metres and both phones failed when they were bent by a machine. (more...)
Google may pay USD 9 bn to remain Apple's default search Google may pay USD 9 bn to remain Apple's default search
- October 01, 2018

But stock watchers at Goldman Sachs threw some cold water on this vision of Apple's transformation. The relationship between Google and Apple has always been interesting. What is worse is that Apple enjoys the high profit from the digital advertising without being blamed for the disadvantages of the said digital advertising system. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Laptops Regain Consumer Reports' Recommendation Microsoft Surface Laptops Regain Consumer Reports' Recommendation
- September 30, 2018

Per The Verge : " Consumer Reports originally revoked its recommendations after a survey of 90,000 laptop and tablet owners found that 25 percent Surface users reported having problems by the end of their second year owning the device". The Recommended badge will now appear alongside Microsoft's full product line-up including the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, and Surface Book 2. However, the newer Surface Go has not been recommended. (more...)
Google Maps battles your indecisiveness with group planning feature Google Maps battles your indecisiveness with group planning feature
- September 30, 2018

Now, the company has announced that the feature is rolling out for both iOS and Android. In the end, everyone has the ability to thumbs up a place to decide where to head or thumbs down a place if you and your friends are not interested in visiting it. (more...)
The Fallout 76 BETA Dates Have Been Revealed The Fallout 76 BETA Dates Have Been Revealed
- September 30, 2018

On Thursday, developer Bethesda announced that the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break-It Early Test Application) will kick off for Xbox One players on Tuesday, October 23rd, with PS4 and PC players joining in a week later, on Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)
IPhone XS Max vs Galaxy Note 9: Professional Drop Test Machine Edition IPhone XS Max vs Galaxy Note 9: Professional Drop Test Machine Edition
- September 30, 2018

Samsung didn't announce pricing, but it should match up exactly to the first color releases. Midnight Black, a popular color for this device, wasn't available in the USA at launch. Meanwhile, the 128GB Midnight Black Galaxy Note 9 will launch at carriers, retailers, enterprise distributors, and Samsung.com on October 12th. When and where can you get the Silver Note 9? The upgraded 512GB/8GB Midnight Black model will hit USA shops (and Samsung.com) on October 26. (more...)
Pixel 3 video leak shows features pre-release day Pixel 3 video leak shows features pre-release day
- September 30, 2018

As far as Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are concerned, the sentiment so far has ranged from excitement to disappointment. This app, despite using the phone camera, is a standalone app that doesn't automatically turn on once a user activates the phone's camera. (more...)
Realme 2 Pro has a dewdrop notch and starts at ₹13,990 Realme 2 Pro has a dewdrop notch and starts at ₹13,990
- September 30, 2018

The Realme C1 is priced at Rs 6,999 and the first flash sale on Flipkart will be at 12:00PM on October 11. The Oppo Find X made waves earlier in the year with its slide-out camera reminiscent of the Vivo Nex concept that allows them to have a large screen to body ratio without a notch. (more...)
Facebook unveils new VR headset 'Oculus Quest' for $399 Facebook unveils new VR headset 'Oculus Quest' for $399
- September 30, 2018

The Oculus Quest will cost United States dollars 399 and start shipping in spring 2019. The Oculus Quest isn't the first standalone VR headset. The Facebook CEO reiterated that he wants to reimagine further possibilities in the virtual space and get at least one billion people on VR. (more...)
Facebook unveils new VR headset `Oculus Quest`
- September 29, 2018

It may look very similar to both the Go and the Rift , but this time around the Quest headset contains all the sensors needed to track an environment. We'll believe that when we see it, too. The Quest uses absolutely no wires, as it is a system in itself, much like the Playstation or XBox. Oculus Rift was made available in the USA on 24 March 2016, and Oculus Go landed on 1 May 2018, so we could really expect it any time from March to May 2019 and that's not particularly useful ... (more...)
3D renders of the OnePlus 6T leave nothing to get surprised 3D renders of the OnePlus 6T leave nothing to get surprised
- September 29, 2018

Apart from having a bigger battery, the OnePlus 6T will come with a waterdrop notch which means it will have a higher screen-to-body-ratio than the OnePlus 6 . But today, we have got not one, but two significant leaks for our OnePlus 6T fans. These dimensions are roughly similar to those of the OPPO R17 Pro, confirming that the upcoming smartphone will have a display measuring around 6.4-inches diagonally. (more...)
Got $1100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet Got $1100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet
- September 29, 2018

Preorders for the iPhone XS and XS Max go up this Friday, September 14th. The pair have a similar design and features to the existing iPhone X - including its much-hyped Face ID unlock system - with a few key additions. And a bigger screen doesn't always mean a larger physical device. Nearly all the new iPhones released worldwide will support two SIM cards, even though they have only one SIM card slot-the second SIM support comes from the eSIM technology. (more...)
Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR Game Series Announced for Oculus Quest Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR Game Series Announced for Oculus Quest
- September 29, 2018

Darth Vader: we know him as the galaxys most infamous villain whose mere breathing can spread terror across an entire universe. As it turns out, ILMxLAB already flexed its VR muscles a year ago with Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire , in collaboration with The Void, a developer who previously made a VR game set in the Ghostbusters universe. (more...)
Lindsey Graham is on the warpath to get Kavanaugh confirmed Lindsey Graham is on the warpath to get Kavanaugh confirmed
- September 29, 2018

Sen. Lindsey Graham stopped by "Hannity" Thursday night to weigh-in on his powerful remarks before the Senate Judiciary Committee; saying he simply "told the truth " and Democratic lawmakers should be "ashamed' of the hearing". "I've been through hell and then some", the judge responded. "None. She is as much of a victim as you are", he yelled. In 2016, 230-something days before the presidential election, Graham and Senate Republicans refused to consider the formal nomination of Judge ... (more...)
Auto-sign in toggle now available in latest Google Chrome Canary Auto-sign in toggle now available in latest Google Chrome Canary
- September 29, 2018

Many Chrome users were nevertheless alarmed as it would make it even easier for Google to follow users as they browse the web, databasing their every click and website visit. But, numerous users with in excess of one Google account thought that it was hard to get to Google service using various accounts. If they weren't logged into Google's sites, there are no Google cookies to delete. (more...)
This iPhone 6 vs iPhone XS Speed Test Yields Some Surprising Results This iPhone 6 vs iPhone XS Speed Test Yields Some Surprising Results
- September 28, 2018

As expected, Apple unveiled three phones at its Gather Round media event earlier this month: The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, which start at $999 and $1099, respectively; and the "budget" $749 iPhone XR . The layered beats of SBTRKT's Trials Of The Past are crisper and better organised, driving the track with more drama and urgency, while Sampha's vocals are more nuanced and emotive. (more...)
Facebook announces new Oculus Quest VR headset
- September 28, 2018

But the Oculus Go and a copycat, budget-priced headset from China's Xiaomi fared reasonably well, IDC said , with 212,000 devices shipped. Zuckerberg says the Quest is the final piece of the product puzzle for Oculus. The $399 Dollars price includes 64GB of onboard storage. What we do know about Oculus Quest is that it'll include the same optics as the Oculus Go , with a resolution of 1,600 x 1,440-pixels per eye. (more...)
Monster Hunter Stories RPG Arrives for Mobile Devices Monster Hunter Stories RPG Arrives for Mobile Devices
- September 28, 2018

It carries a 27.99NZD price tag but it is well worth that price tag. The improvements of Monster Hunter: Stories being released from the Nintendo 3Ds onto the mobile phone is very noticeable. Monster Hunter Stories is a story-driven adventure game in the Monster Hunter universe. The monsters that form kinships with Riders, known as "Monsties", possess incredible powers. (more...)