Technology


Apple Music now available on Amazon Echo devices Apple Music now available on Amazon Echo devices
- December 17, 2018

Which means any iPhone user will be able to play their playlists, albums or songs directly from an Alexa-powered speaker . This update certainly brings synergy across cross-platforms as both Alexa and Apple Music are available on both iOS and Android platforms. (more...)
Toyota Supra front end leaked in a spy photo Toyota Supra front end leaked in a spy photo
- December 16, 2018

Which is why we continue to talk about the Supra (and because it's a legendary name in the world of automobiles), despite the flak we get from some enthusiasts. The lucky buyer, the one willing to pay the most for the vehicle, will become the first American to get behind the wheel of a new Supra in more than 20 years. (more...)
California Considers Milking Cellphone Users With Controversial Texting Tax California Considers Milking Cellphone Users With Controversial Texting Tax
- December 16, 2018

The FCC said text messages have become a trusted form of communication as wireless providers like AT&T , Verizon Communications and Sprint Corp successfully eliminated most spam texts. Whether you're for or against the idea of a texting tax, one thing is certain: This is shaping up to be one of the most controversial proposals California has considered in quite some time - a quick glance at your social media feed of choice should provide ample evidence of that. (more...)
Where to Buy the Limited-Edition Console Where to Buy the Limited-Edition Console
- December 15, 2018

In Canada, availability will be exclusive to EB Games for $499.99 CAD. That's the same day Kingdom Hearts 3 comes out, in case you don't already have a big keyhole drawn on that date in your calendar. If you do happen to fall in love with Kingdom Hearts III during this preview, you'll have the opportunity to pre-order it at the experience ahead of its release. (more...)
CEO says Google will crack down on hateful content CEO says Google will crack down on hateful content
- December 15, 2018

The link between this word and google search results was one of the crucial topics of the hearing. Pichai also noted that Google facilitated over 3 trillion searches a year ago and that they "don't manually intervene on any given search result". (more...)
Blizzard Cancels Heroes of the Storm Pro League Blizzard Cancels Heroes of the Storm Pro League
- December 15, 2018

The axing of the esports division comes alongside the announcement that a chunk of the Heroes of the Storm team is being shifted to other projects . Kotaku has previously reported that Blizzard is under pressure to cut costs and ship more games. But as numerous professional players had thousands of followers, a face behind the message, and were more personal as they had become unemployed, some were more prepared for the moment than others. (more...)
Google Assistant now supports Australian-accented voice and a British-accented voice Google Assistant now supports Australian-accented voice and a British-accented voice
- December 15, 2018

Google represents the voices with a colour rather than a name, and it's extended to the new British and Australian accented voices with "Sydney Harbour Blue" for the Australian voice, and "British Racing Green" for the British voice. The results are more natural-sounding and realistic voices for Google Assistant . From there, go to the Assistant tab and select Assistant voice . (more...)
Facebook 'sorry' after new bug exposes millions of photos Facebook 'sorry' after new bug exposes millions of photos
- December 15, 2018

In a blog post, the company said the bug affected 6.8 million people who granted permission for third-party apps to access the photos. Normally this would only give the app access to photos that were published to the user's timeline but other photos were exposed as well. (more...)
Welcome MediaTek Helio P90, Google Lens, ARCore Support
- December 15, 2018

TL Lee, General Manager, MediaTek Wireless Communication Business Unit, said, "The Helio P90 gives device makers the ability to offer outstanding camera features, battery life, performance and top of the line AI capabilities while making devices accessible to mass-market consumers". (more...)
Zenimax and Facebook’s VR Lawsuit has Finally Been Settled
- December 14, 2018

In the end, ZeniMax and Facebook settled the case and have both chose to move on. In the complaint, the company's lawyers claimed that John Carmack, former employee of ZeniMax and programming legend behind the idTech engine, had allowed ex id Software Creative Director Matt Hooper back into the offices at night to work on an "attack plan" for a mobile VR device that would eventually become the Gear VR. (more...)
Qualcomm seeks broader China iPhone ban as Apple pushes software update Qualcomm seeks broader China iPhone ban as Apple pushes software update
- December 14, 2018

Qualcomm a few days ago scored a legal win against Apple in China , obtaining an injunction against several iPhone versions over alleged patent infringements. The dispute in China comes at a time when Apple's Greater China sales - the third-largest contributor to Apple's revenue by region - are already under pressure as the U.S. (more...)
Massive Leaks Reveal Galaxy S10 Price, Release Date, Storage And More Massive Leaks Reveal Galaxy S10 Price, Release Date, Storage And More
- December 14, 2018

The regular Galaxy S10 price will be £799 ($1,007) for the 128GB version and £999 ($1,260) for the 512GB variant. On the other hand, the Galaxy S10 (SM-G73F) it is thought will feature an in-screen camera hole display that measures 6.1 inches across. (more...)
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699 The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699
- December 14, 2018

Notably, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition went on sale exclusively in a special sale on December 13 through the OnePlus Experience Store in Connaught Place, New Delhi. "The new device marks the start of a long-term partnership, celebrating a shared passion for speed". The McLaren edition features a black carbon fiber design with orange elements around the rim. (more...)
You can now buy the 10GB-toting OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition You can now buy the 10GB-toting OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
- December 14, 2018

OnePlus has been a disruptor in the smartphone phone industry, offering high-specced machines at competitive prices. The 6T McLaren Edition gets a 10GB RAM, which fits with the "Salute to Speed" theme. OnePlus also throws in a few extras like an AR-enabled book, a sample of McLaren carbon fiber, and a McLaren-branded 6T bumper case (the "karbon" version). (more...)
Can you go without a smartphone for a year for $100Gs? Can you go without a smartphone for a year for $100Gs?
- December 14, 2018

Now of course, the obvious question here is how VitaminWater will make sure the chosen contestants keep up their end of the bargain. According to VitaminWater they have found that 50 percent of people claim they couldn't live without their phones . (more...)
Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch
- December 12, 2018

Whereas the standard Pixel 3 Lite will reportedly come with a 5.5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 LCD display, the Pixel 3 XL Lite will bump the size up to 6-inches and keep the same resolution and aspect ratio. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean they have a secondary selfie camera and stereo speakers like in the case of the Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 Lite has been pictured before on two occasions , and now we have renders of both the devices available courtesy of leaker @ OnLeaks , through 91mobiles. (more...)
OnePlus 6T Mclaren Edition announced with 10GB RAM and faster charging OnePlus 6T Mclaren Edition announced with 10GB RAM and faster charging
- December 11, 2018

Flip the phones over though and it's a very different story. OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition's official launch puts an end to all the rumours and speculations surrounding the phone. It also remains to be seen how the company manages to entice buyers to spend the extra bucks on the McLaren Edition. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition has a dual rear camera setup comprising a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and 1.22-micron pixels, paired with a secondary ... (more...)
Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World
- December 11, 2018

The new content is billed as a massive expansion that continues the game's story from the end of Monster Hunter World and promises to tell more stories set in the massive game world . In the new collaboration, The Witcher's Geralt will take on a new contract. Content will be the same size as "ultimate" expansions of previous games. (more...)
Roger The Extremely Ripped Roo Dies Not Mirin, But At Age 12 Roger The Extremely Ripped Roo Dies Not Mirin, But At Age 12
- December 11, 2018

The kangaroo became famous online after the sanctuary shared photos of the ripped roo crushing metal buckets with its paws, flexing its pecs and kickboxing. Fans paid tribute including singer Natalie Imbruglia who said, 'He always brought a smile to my face. The last photo taken of Roger showed him idling on the ground as he waited to be fed. (more...)
Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users
- December 10, 2018

What's more, the security hole has already been patched so the service's few remaining fans will be able to enjoy it, at least until the spring. Google's decision to shut down Google+ stems from the determination that "the significant challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers' expectations" were simply too much to keep working on. (more...)
Australian Gamer Charged After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife While Streaming Australian Gamer Charged After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife While Streaming
- December 10, 2018

The man disappears from the screen, and the sound of a slap is heard, followed by crying. "Officers from Camden Police Area Command were contacted after a witness reported the alleged assault of a 21-year-old woman, believed to have been livestreamed about 8.30pm (Sunday 9 December 2018)". (more...)
Google Ends Android Ice Cream Sandwich Support At Google Play Store Google Ends Android Ice Cream Sandwich Support At Google Play Store
- December 10, 2018

The set also includes flashlight app, Sparkle Flashlight that was downloaded over a million times since it was made available on the Play Store nearly a year ago. The goal of this backdoor is to allow attackers to create fraudulent advertising impressions by constantly running an app and simulating ad clicks. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A8s with 'Infinity-O' display launched in China: Key specifications Samsung Galaxy A8s with 'Infinity-O' display launched in China: Key specifications
- December 10, 2018

Testing of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10 is in progress and someone working in the factory where the new device is being made has snapped a few sneaky shots and shared them with the world. The smartphone is set to come in Black (Green), Blue, and Silver colour options in China. Rumors are stating that the device will have a dual-camera at the front, and a quad-camera configuration at the back. (more...)
The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S
- December 10, 2018

In the meantime, a fresh batch of leaked images has emerged. The phone would most likely feature a cut-out in the panel for the front-facing cameras. The Galaxy S10 images you're seeing here show the backside of the device - both of them. The business-focused news outlet learned from sources that the rumored top-tier variant is going to have six camera lenses all in all. (more...)
Google launches AI-driven audio news feed Google launches AI-driven audio news feed
- December 10, 2018

However, these news briefings tend to come in longer, podcast-type audio segments. In the future, expect lots more publications to provide news covering all sorts of topics. Audio news on the Google Assistant will soon be going to roll out first to a limited number of people in the U.S. in English. Google Assistant , the AI program developed by the company, will manage the feed, allowing users to skip a story, go back or stop. (more...)
Production Ready Nissan GT-R50 Revealed: Priced at $1.12 Million Production Ready Nissan GT-R50 Revealed: Priced at $1.12 Million
- December 09, 2018

The GT-R50 will certainly attract at least 11 times as many stares as a GT-R does, though, so the money spent there may be worthwhile. Production of the striking Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign has been confirmed, with just 50 units being made. (more...)
O2 will give millions of customers compensation after mobile network outage O2 will give millions of customers compensation after mobile network outage
- December 09, 2018

A company spokeswoman said: 'We're very sorry about yesterday's data issue. The problem is said to have affected O2's 3G and 4G networks, and Swedish networking giant Ericsson later admitted that its software had caused the problem. 'We will be updating our customers later today on how we will make yesterday's data service issue up to them and we'd once again like to thank our customers for their patience'. (more...)
Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL
- December 08, 2018

A number of owners of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL had reported the problems with the RAM, this new software update should sort out these issues. Pixel 3 users can also look forward to retooled autofocus behaviour and improved shutter performance after they install the update. (more...)
More Details For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order More Details For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
- December 08, 2018

The new game features the same kind of action-RPG gameplay that made the franchise such a hit over a decade ago. It's nice to see the IP come back to life after being dormant for years. In addition to the series' traditional perspective, the new entry will let players select a dynamic, zoomed-in heroic view, allowing for a more immersive play style for single-player or multiplayer when using multiple systems. (more...)
Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed
- December 08, 2018

The store has been set up to rival the massive online Steam run by developer Valve that offers thousands of PC games. The Store supports email and password accounts, and accounts from the Playstation Network, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Facebook, and Google at the time of writing. (more...)