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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 participants " button in the top-right to invite more friends. WhatsApp h...

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 John Rhodes, chairman of the New York Public Service Commission.

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 hospital staff have been directly impacted by the fire. "Several members ha...

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 that his battery pack is also flat. The sites confirm that both the ...

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 are pretty standard: Play 14 matches to complete the first challenge, th...

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 their mid-range A6 and A8 smartphones in the chinese conglomerates iron s...

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 employees scattered around the globe working in divisions from cloud to har...

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 to HBO's Taxicab Confessions from the late 1990s and early 2000s.

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 way. While originally a PC release that branched out to PlayStation and...

Loon partners with Telkom Kenya for commercial LTE

However, some critics have suggested the partnership will lead to a monopoly in Kenya, dominating the internet market and warning those most affected will be the consumers. Kenya hopes the technology can help achieve full Internet coverage of its pop...

Fortnite birthday celebration kicks off next week with free cosmetics, more

Completing the challenges will get you certain cosmetic rewards in a similar fashion to the usual challenges that appear throughout each season. The second one will give them a happy birthday emote for dealing 1,000 damage. What do you love m...

Nokia X5 Smartphone with Dual Cameras & 19:9 Display Launched in China

The company says that the smartphone will be available across major mobile retailers in three colors: Blue/Copper, Black/Chrome and White/Iron. Actual units will be available for purchase through offline stores or Nokia's official and Paytm onlin...

Samsung announces first 8GB LPDDR5 DRAM for smartphones

Current flagship mobile devices use LPDDR4X RAM with 4266Mb/s data rate. The LPDDR5 RAM that has a maximum bandwidth of 6,400MB/s operates at 1.1V while the variant that can transfer data at 5,500MB/s will be operating at 1.05V. More speed is surel...

Corning's Gorilla Glass 6 Brings Improved Protection Against Multiple Drops

Gorilla Glass 6 has been created to withstand these normal use case scenarios, which is good news for smartphone owners, particularly of higher end devices. The debut of the new Gorilla Glass means that smartphone manufacturers will have a new glass...

Microsoft Is Teasing 'All-New Xbox Hardware' For Gamescom 2018

So for a moment, we had our excitement shoot up at the idea of a next-generation Xbox , only to have cold water poured over the rumour fire. A purported sequel to the Xbox Elite leaked earlier this year , but we've yet to see any definitive proof...

Amazon pokes fun at glitches on Prime Day

Last week, eBay used the magic number when it launched deals that included "more than a hundred deals for $119 - all with free shipping, no membership required". But Amazon Spain said the participation figure given by the union was wrong. Sho...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leak reveals two pretty convincing photos

The long-rumored foldable Samsung smartphone will reportedly be released later this year, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal . The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be powered by either the Exynos 9810 or the Qualcomm Snapdr...

No Man’s Sky NEXT Is An Absolutely Huge Update

The last we heard about No Man's Sky was news that a multiplayer update was coming and launching with the Xbox One version on July 24 . The video also shows off the retooled GFX. The game is fully playable in third or first person, both on-foo...

Google is fined $5 billion by European Union in Android antitrust case

The agreements stipulate that certain Google apps and search tools, as well as the Google Play Store must be pre-installed on Android devices, which allows Google to preserve and strengthen its dominance in search. In response, the technology giant s...

Moto E5 Play Android Go Edition Smartphone Launched with 18:9 display

It is the only smartphone in the newly launched Moto E5 series to come with 16:9 display . It is also noteworthy that the original Moto E5 Play had debuted with 2GB of RAM , however, since the new model of the phone is going to run Andro...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 revealed ahead of official announcement

We all know very well that a year ago, the Mi A1 was one of the most successful smartphones of the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, Xiaomi. There are talks about a Pro variant of the Mi Max 3 as well, which will be a first for...

How to block spam calls on a Pixel

Google just gave us another good reason to use its phone app: better protection from spam callers. The best part is that the app was also meant to not notify you about the supposed spam call in the voicemail area even though you can opt to go li...

Google reveals most-used emoji; Apple rolls out mooncakes and bak choy

Parrots, kangaroos, and peacocks are also being added, along with new food options. Apple is celebrating by unveiling some new emojis that will be launched later this year. Foodies can now illustrate their messages with a mango, lettuce, cupcake ...

Apple today updated MacBook Pro with faster performance and new pro features

If you're looking to purchase a new 15-inch MacBook Pro, your only option is the newest model with the eighth-generation Intel Coffee Lake processors. So yes - the keyboard is technically improved, but we aren't quite certain whether it will fix ...

MacBook Pro brings True Tone support to LG UltraFine, Apple Thunderbolt displays

A brand new MacBook Pro model that comes with what looks like a fixed keyboard . Both machines gain what Apple terms True Tone display technology that automatically adjusts the screen's white balance to match ambient lighting levels plus Apple...

Treyarch reveals CoD: Black Ops 4 multiplayer and battle royale beta details

Not only does the PS4 beta offer earlier access to Black Ops 4 , but also more days with which to get acquainted with the game, too. Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint, Search & Destroy, and the brand-new objective-based game mode Control ar...

This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

Moving up, we can see the Samsung logo resting right below the fingerprint sensor, which is located in a central position under a horizontal dual-lens rear camera. This will enable the stylus to perform a variety of functions including but not limite...

Apple to stop selling 2015 MacBook Pro with old-style keyboard, legacy ports

The MacBook Pro 13 gets two extra cores with Intel's Kaby Lake-R generation, so the i5 and i7 CPU's now have four cores instead of two while still supporting Hyper-Threading. Ars' Samuel Axon found that the keys are quieter than those on previous...

Fortnite season 5 adds new locations, second vehicle, lots more

All four members of a squad can climb inside, but also work together to enable higher jumps using a well-timed lean. This unlocks the ability to play golf, which is one of the new "Toy" rewards in the Battle Pass . We also know the update will add i...

More images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leak out

The more likely scenario is that we'll see the Tab S4 announced at IFA in Berlin, but at this stage of the game we're betting we'll be surprised by Samsung . Rumors point to a powerful phone powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chip (or Samsung's...

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Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL will get Android updates till 2021

The first Pixel devices hit 2.4 million shipments in the nine months ended on June 30, 2017, the firm said. The Google Pixel 3 launcher is now available as an APK. As you can...

Classic Zelda on Nintendo Switch Online gets easier with special save data

It is assumed that these are the games that will get this SPecial treatment. The Legend of Zelda , one of the more intimidating old-school NES games, gets a new special noob-f...

We take a closer look at the Razer Phone 2

If you're not into the whole glass back trend, Razer is also planning on a matte finish version in the near future that will have the exact same specs but more storage . It also...

Alexa, Dolby Vision, and more

Microsoft is also launching a new Xbox Avatar Store where you will be able to buy Avatar items and accessories for your favourite games like Halo , Gears of War , etc. At the ...

Google Chromecast Gets an Upgrade, Google Home Support

This might make it more affordable but means you can't video call if that's a feature you would use. Google also showed off some new features coming to all smart displays. If y...

Facebook launches AI-powered video chat devices

The company reportedly made a decision to postpone after the Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light. Users can call Facebook friends and connections on Messenger even i...

Nokia 3.1 Plus with dual rear cameras launched in India

Nokia 3.1 Plus has been priced at Rs 11,499 for the base variant and it will be available starting October 19. Nokia 7 .1 Plus may be officially priced at Euro 399 globally. I ...

AI phone to text, mail people following voice commands

Months ago the company canceled a smartphone that was under development "because the product is too similar to others on the market". Essential is still alive, and it's report...

Google+ to shut down over security breaches

The Google + flaw could have allowed 438 external apps to scoop up user names, email addresses, occupations, gender and age without authorization. Google claims it didn't repor...

Samsung Galaxy A9 with quad cameras, 3,800mAh battery launched

Late last month, South Korean tech giant Samsung announced Galaxy A7 (2018 ) - its first smartphone with triple rear cameras . Today, this device is finally available for purch...

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Samsung picks Kuala Lumpur to reveal first-ever four-lens smartphone

Samsung picks Kuala Lumpur to reveal first-ever four-lens smartphone

To recap, this smartphone features a 6-inch Super AMOLED display pushing a Full HD+ resolution of 2220×1080 pixels. The Galaxy A9 isn't out yet, and in fact you've got a litt...

Huawei teases a gaming smartphone; might launch alongside Mate 20

Huawei teases a gaming smartphone; might launch alongside Mate 20

New images revealing the front and back of the upcoming flagship device have surfaced on social media platform Weibo . However, you should know that the current score could be the...

We're protesting over Pentagon's $10bn winner-take-all JEDI cloud deal — IBM

We're protesting over Pentagon's $10bn winner-take-all JEDI cloud deal — IBM

The company earlier this year won a ruling by the GAO over another $950m defense deal awarded to a partner of Amazon Web Services . "Finally, we are bringing an array of new h...

Samsung launches A9 smartphone with four cameras for the 'Instagram generation'

LG now hold the record for the most cameras on a smartphone with the V40 ThinQ and its seems Samsung has made a decision to take it a step further. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018 ) ...

Sony is finally going to let you change that bad PSN ID

Sony is finally going to let you change that bad PSN ID

Sony announced today on the PlayStation blog that they will soon begin testing the long-awaited ID change feature. The gist is that the first hit is free, and after that you'll h...

The Pixel Slate is Google’s new tablet offering

The Pixel Slate is Google’s new tablet offering

This is where the new innovations have concentrated, as Google and its ilk focus on features and possibilities that can be generated from its artificial intelligence, machine lea...

Google shutting down Google+ after covering up privacy bug

Google shutting down Google+ after covering up privacy bug

Although Google discovered and patched the potential data leak in March 2018, the company initially opted not to publicize it . The data breach does not include any other dat...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Requires 50GB Day One Patch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Requires 50GB Day One Patch

This Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 day one update is needed to access the game's multiplayer and Zombies modes along with what's being described as the Specialist Headquarters. The o...

Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft may be in a pickle right now due to the hiccupy rollout of its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update , but that's not stopping the company from supporting the previous...