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HP Issues Recall of 50000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire Risk

According to the CPSC, consumers should immediately visit HP's recall page to find out if their battery is among those affected by the issue . The technology company is providing free battery replacements. For more information, call HP toll-free at ...

Apple: App Store customers spent $890 million Christmas week

In essence, Buddybuild's tools enable developers to build apps through GitHub, BitBucket and GitLab. "We're excited to share that the buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple to build wonderful developer tools for the entire ...

Alexa turns personal chef with oven control

The seemingly big addition is Amazon's Alexa smart assistant. That'll change in early 2018, when Amazon broadly rolls out Alexa purchases and subscriptions. Instead of pressing multiple buttons to enable advanced microwave features, users can sim...

Google Pixel 2's Portrait Mode now works on some non-Google phones

At the time of writing, Amazon's Pixel XL discount is applicable on the Quite Black variant of the Pixel XL 128GB. Google Pixel 2 Portrait mode is one of the most notable features that makes the new Pixel 2 series best in the smartphone are...

'PUBG' On Nintendo Switch? CEO Wants Game On "Every Platform"

This means that the developer does plan to expand beyond the now available PC and Xbox One versions of the game. Chang Han Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp , reiterated that the game will be exclusively available on Xbox One "for some time", but revealed t...

Xiaomi Mi A1's Android Oreo Beta Adds Fast Charging Feature

It didn't say if and when the beta program will be expanded to other markets. It still hasn't confirmed when Oreo for the V30 is going to be released in other markets across the globe. LG launched the V30 back in September this year. The smartphone...

Apple apologized for slowing down iPhones. Here's what to know now

Do not let anyone other than Apple crack open your phone unless it is no longer under warranty. Basically, batteries get old and can not provide peak energy loads, which causes the device to shut down. Beyond those reasons, though, iFixit also notes ...

Winter Weather Exposes Design Flaw At Chicago Apple Store

The transparent building features a sleek silver roof that resembles a closed MacBook, as well as a public plaza intended as a community gathering space. It snows. The snow falls off the roof. Because the store is sited on the bank of the Chicago Riv...

WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

The company says Nokia S40 and Android 2.3.7 and older systems will also be unusable from specified dates over the next few years. " While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we n...

Authorities Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal of Weapons Inside Houston Hotel Room

The scene inside the accommodation is reminiscent of the Las Vegas shooter earlier in 2017, who stockpiled weapons and ammunition inside his hotel room. Sunday, an officer at the Houston Police Department Command Center told HuffPost. Authorities...

Conte: Chelsea don't believe they can win title

Despite resting Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas with N'Golo Kante coming from the bench, Chelsea still thrashed Stoke 5-0 in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. "I think that tomorrow we have a very hard game against Sto...

Kodi is now available on Xbox One

Kodi says that the alignment of all Microsoft devices to a common Universal Windows Platform was what allowed the team to bring the software to the Xbox One. We cannot promise to what extend we can get every feature working as it all depends on wh...

Lesbian couple, two children found slain in upstate NY home

Myers and Mells were in a relationship, Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said . "After being in this business for nearly 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person like this", he said. Once inside, the manager called 911. "This is not a...

Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: Aspiring astronaut Luciana Vega

The Luciana Vega 2018 Girl of the Year doll is described as a "creative, confident 11-year-old girl and aspiring astronaut who dreams of being the first person to go to Mars". And all of her gear got a seal of approval from actual experts who hel...

OnePlus teases the first Android Oreo open beta for OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T features a longer display. Interestingly, OnePlus has recently rolled out Android Oreo update for its OnePlus 5 smartphone . The users of the LG V30 smartphones can also get the Android Oreo 8.0 update by connecting their comp...

First non-contact wireless charging approval from FCC issued to Energous WattUp

The technology used by Energous in its wireless charger is different from the resonant induction method used by the Pi wireless charging system . As the only technology that can do both contact-based and non-contact-based wireless charging , as w...

OnePlus 5 to be updated with Face Unlock feature

Well, even though there's no information on when the Face Unlock would make its way to the OnePlus 5 , it's good to see OnePlus listening to its customers and deciding to include a feature which is now only available on the OnePlus 5T . But OnePlus...

Google plans to launch stores in India to boost Pixel sales

Google has already hired a senior Apple executive to roll out the plan. Google recently did some experiment and setup close to a dozen pop-up stores in a few popular malls including Select Citywalk, Promenade, Mall of India in Delhi-NCR and Hi...

Wind chill advisory set for Wayne, Union counties

If you must be outside tonight, make sure to bundle up. Later on tonight, any cloud cover will fade like last night which will allow temperatures to tumble once again. Wind chill values as low as -15. Temperatures will trend warmer Wednesday , w...

Families volunteer at Salvation Army to serve Christmas Day dinner

For me it's just the joy you get of seeing folk enjoy themselves and seeing folk enjoy each other's company. An early snowfall and the timing of Christmas Eve are partially to blame for low collections in Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign this y...

Amazon buys smart-home start-up Blink, deepening its rivalry with Google

Blink further positions itself as the value smart doorbell provider with a promise of "free cloud storage", which shouldn't be confused with unlimited (you'll likely be restricted to just a few days or weeks of video). It's not hard to see, therefore...

Of Course Apple Is Getting Sued Over the Old iPhone Throttling Fiasco

For years I told people they were insane for thinking that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) was purposely slowing down older iPhones in an effort to force customers to upgrade to a new device. Two other lawsuits were filed in California , also Thursday. They'...

Customers sue Apple over slowed iPhones

From removing the headphone jack from its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to stamping an exorbitant $999 price tag on the iPhone X, the tech giant knows how to get its name in the spotlight and not in a good way. The company said it added the fix past y...

Tidal will be completely free for 12 days starting on Christmas

On opening day, Rap Radar will welcome guest Nipsey Hussle. All you'll need to do is sign up to Tidal with your email address, then you can test out the streaming apps and all the features it supports. On January 5, the making of Rapsody's GRAM...

Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

That would give the wearable predictive abilities related to cardiac medical conditions, building upon its existing basic heart monitoring functionality. "There's no reason to follow ECG in normal, healthy people". A spokeswoman for the company decli...

Apple Now Requires Games Offering Loot Boxes to Disclose Odds

A template service uploading thousands of apps at once under a single developer account could cause the App Store to crash. An example of a genre that will soon be affected by the change in Apple's rules is card collectible games (CCGs), impacting ti...

Award Winning Honor Smartphones Coming To Latin America In 2018

It falls into the mid-range smartphone category. As expected , the Honor 9 Lite has more in common with the 7X than the regular Honor 9 while handily beating the two's camera counts. Consumers in Latin America will now have access to Honor...

The opioid crisis is driving down USA life expectancy, new data shows

An American born in 2015 was expected to live about a month longer and one born in 2014 about two months longer than that. When deaths from drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine and benzodiazepines are included, the overall increase was 21 percent.

You Can Now Watch Netflix in HDR on Windows 10

It started off with Intel and Nvidia developing GPUs that use the required 10 bits-per-channel for increased RGB colour support. "With this new hardware available in consumer PCs, Netflix and Microsoft partnered together to put the software piece...

Facebook lowers the flags

The company's own research, conducted over the a year ago, reached similar conclusions. The tech company admitted that a feature that flags that the veracity of an article is disputed by a group of fact checkers " buried critical information " an...

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Google Clock gains Spotify support for alarms

Google has updated its Clock application on the Play Store, which is honestly a pretty boring app that gets pretty boring updates. According to the blog post, the latest versi...

Google plans to re-enter China with government-approved search app

Google's Android already has the largest market share of any operating system in China, now accounting for roughly 51 percent of all devices. The Chinese social media website We...

2 smartphone seller, gains ground in China

While Huawei has leaped into second place, the Chinese smartphone and telecom maker has struggled to gain traction in the USA due to concerns that its technology could be used b...

Galaxy Note 9's redesigned rear officially confirmed by Samsung

A lot has already been leaked about the Galaxy Note 9 , including a hands-on video, leaked renders and more. In the video, the company also teases great battery life, and it confi...

Moto Z3 First Look: Looking Ahead to 5G

Like all of the previous members of the Moto Z family, the Moto Z3 will support the growing number of Moto Mods , the add-on accessories that attach to the back of these phon...

Sony Q1 Profit Rises; Lifts FY Profit, Sales Outlook

The company raised its annual net income attributable to stockholders guidance to 500 billion yen from the prior range of 480 billion yen, due to the expected increase in income be...

Hackers break into Reddit's systems

Slowe said Reddit learned on June 19 an attacker compromised a few of its employees' accounts between June 14 and June 18. Reddit also says it is has taken measures to ensure, go...

Honor Play to get GPU Turbo update in August

Honor 9N smartphone which was launched in the Indian market last week is slated to go on sale today exclusively via Flipkart . In addition to GPU Turbo , the Honor Note 10 als...

YouTube dark mode comes to Android at long last

Last year, Google's YouTube granted a huge wish of its viewers to bring a dark UI mode. If you do not want to make use of the new feature, there is an option to turn it off a...

Samsung Revenue Falls 4% in Q2

Adding to its troubles, its vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong, scion of Samsung's founding family, was jailed past year for his part in the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down...

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WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

WhatsApp rolls out group video call feature

The calls are end-to-end encrypted and the feature will be available to Android and iOS users, it added. To use it, start a call with just one person, then tap the " Add part...

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

NY is accusing Charter of failing to meet its commitments have led to the move. "The time has come for stronger actions to protect New Yorkers and the public interest", said J...

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

By Thursday, the fire was contained approximately 10 percent. Firefighters face a hard task with dry conditions and temperatures expected to reach 110 F on Friday. Medics and hosp...

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

Those problems are speed, battery life, and storage. "A lot can change in a day", reads the video's tagline, as the owner does all he can to keep the phone working, before finding ...

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Fortnite celebrates birthday with cake, challenges, Playground mode

Even if you're not much for birthdays, there's still cause for celebration, as Epic Games has also confirmed that the popular Playground mode is coming back. The first two ar...

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Xiaomi Mi A2 And A2 Lite Android One Smartphones Launched

Both the Mi A2 devices, Xiaomi Mi A2 and Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite will be Android One devices. Xiaomi also made it a point to pick on Samsung through the entire event with the...

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

Google says employees haven't been hacked since safeguarding accounts with physical keys

A Google representative told Krebs on Security that security keys are used for all account access at the company. Google is a enormous entity, with more than 85,000 empl...

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

Uber and Lyft driver fired for secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

The live streams revealed personal conversations of passengers on a Twitch web channel and comments made about the conversations and female passengers' bodies - a format similar ...

Fortnite Has Amassed A Whopping $1 Billion From In-Game Purchases

Fortnite Has Amassed A Whopping $1 Billion From In-Game Purchases

Epic Games has released the first content update for Fortnite since the arrival of Season 5 . This was teased in the past so it is nice to know that it is finally coming our w...