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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...

Facebook strikes first major music rights deal with Universal Music

The new deal, however, will allow users to post videos and 'facilitate deeper engagement between artists and fans, empowering users to express themselves through music, share the songs they love and build communities around music-fuelled culture, ' ...

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Microsoft Extends GDPR Observance Worldwide

Apple is the latest tech giant to make changes to comply with GDPR, the EU's privacy data rules , after it introduced a new website that shows customers exactly what personal ...

Rochdale M&S to remain open as retailer announces further store closures

M&S has revealed the locations of 14 stores that will be closed, adding to 21 that have already been shut. The closures will mainly affect its larger clothing and home stores, wh...

NFL Adopts New Anthem Policy to Quell Player Protests

The NFL took a step backwards on Wednesday in its efforts to bridge the divide between the league and players who knelt in protest during the national anthem . Kaeperick has n...

Will Smith To Perform Official Anthem For The FIFA World Cup #FIFAWorldCup2018

Will Smith and Nicky Jam have been spotted in Colombia and music producer DJ Nelson confirmed to music website Vibe that they would be performing the song for July's Worl...

Samsung Galaxy A6, A6+ Launched in India; Specifications, Pricing and Launch Offers

There is no dual-camera and Samsung has instead opted to equip the Galaxy J6 with a 13MP (f/1.9) rear camera and an 8MP (f/1.9) selfie camera. It is also thought that the N...

U.S. wary of North Korean cyber prowess ahead of summit

South Korea wants to play the mediator in upcoming talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As for the summit itself, Trump and Kim are e...

Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spent Saturday night at Windsor Castle after attending a reception at Frogmore House hosted by Prince Charles . The newlyweds are breaking tradi...

Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Tablet Line to Rival Apple's iPad

The Surface tablet will feature a 10-inch screen, which is similar to Apple's iPad and smaller than Microsoft's Surface Pro laptop range. Bloomberg is reporting that Micros...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 first details revealed

There will be no thrust jumping or wall running, a major shift from other recent futuristic Call of Dutys like Black Ops III and Advanced Warfare , which were disliked among s...

Fortnite Solo Showdown Mode Announced, Offers Free V

Unlike other Limited Time Modes that have previously been added to the game, Solo Showdown "will not change core gameplay of the current Solo mode", says Epic. Since Solo Show...

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Samsung beefs up the Galaxy S9's color pallet with red and gold

Samsung beefs up the Galaxy S9's color pallet with red and gold

He didn't mention how the pen is going to be improved but there is a insane rumor that the S pen will incorporate a microphone this year allowing it to be used for phone calls. Me...

Amazon Alexa Coders Can Now Use 8 Different Voices in Their Skills

Amazon Alexa Coders Can Now Use 8 Different Voices in Their Skills

Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech service that uses advanced deep learning technologies to synthesize speech that sounds like a natural human voice, according to the post. The bank...

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500m settlement

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500m settlement

Beneath the settlement, $425 million might be paid to present claimants and $75 million might be put aside for any future claims. The disgraced doctor was already going to spend ...

Apple's autonomous fleet is now the second-largest in the USA

Apple's autonomous fleet is now the second-largest in the USA

One important thing to note here is that Apple has yet to apply for a separate driverless testing permit, which would allow the company to test autonomous vehicles without a person...

Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon perform with Nintendo accessories

Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon perform with Nintendo accessories

The special edition of "Classroom" was further enhanced by a cool editing trick that divided the screen into geometric shapes, with Grande and the band drifting across the screen i...

Rage 2's Gameplay Shown Off In New Trailer

Rage 2's Gameplay Shown Off In New Trailer

Filling the dusty boots of Walker-" the last Ranger of the wasteland"-you've lost your home to The Authority , an autocratic gang who rule with an iron fist". What quickly become...

Zenit terminate Mancini's contract amid Italy interest

Zenit terminate Mancini's contract amid Italy interest

The move comes one day after Mancini agreed to terminate his contract as manager of Zenit St Petersburg , which paved the way for him to negotiate his Italy deal. Mario Balotell...

Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi' enjoys fifth biggest Box Office opening weekend in 2018

Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi' enjoys fifth biggest Box Office opening weekend in 2018

While the spy thriller did not enjoy a mammoth opening, settling for Rs 7.53 crore at the close of Friday, the weekend saw cinephiles turn up in greater numbers. Read our review of...

SoftBank in talks to invest $3 billion in Paytm Mall

SoftBank in talks to invest $3 billion in Paytm Mall

Walmart also revealed that it may name or replace the CEO and other executives at Flipkart. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer plans to file a Discharge Petition under the C...