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Samsung's new Galaxy phone has no online connectivity Samsung's new Galaxy phone has no online connectivity
- April 18, 2018

Samsung is supposedly working with Qualcomm, Synaptics, and Aegis Tech on in-screen fingerprint sensors, while Mantis Vision and Woodgate are said to be Samsung's partners on the 3D camera development front. But Korean-language The Bell has it that the Galaxy S10 will have the same Infinity Display design as its predecessor. However, there doesn't seem to be any hard evidence that supports that the technology is ready and instead could simply be a continuation of the rumor we saw for the ... (more...)
Double gold for NZ Sevens teams at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Double gold for NZ Sevens teams at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
- April 16, 2018

Meanwhile, New Zealand made it a gold medal double at the with a dominant 14-0 win over Fiji. South Africa were quickly into their stride in the final match of the opening round, Justin Geduld scoring a try in each half as the BlitzBoks showed their ruthless side with a dominant 43-0 defeat of Malaysia, the nation which hosted the first Commonwealth Games to feature rugby back in 1998. (more...)
Google Might Be Testing iPhone X-Style Gestures in Android P Google Might Be Testing iPhone X-Style Gestures in Android P
- April 15, 2018

Instead, it's rendered in the old hollow style. And who squished the home button into a pill? Every time any of these updated OS versions reaches a user's device, the update also increments the " Android security patch level" in the phone's settings section to the respective month and year of the Google Android security bulletin they have implemented patches for. (more...)
Kylie Jenner And Kourtney Kardashian Head To Coachella On A Private Jet Kylie Jenner And Kourtney Kardashian Head To Coachella On A Private Jet
- April 15, 2018

Jenner completed the look with a pair of Acne boots and white ankle socks. Kylie Jenner thought that her butt looked so nice that she photographed it twice . On Thursday, Kylie posted a picture of a view from her vehicle with the caption "Kongrats Khloe! ". Kylie used a custom filter over a Snapchat video of the road to congratulate her sister. (more...)
Motorola's Moto G6 Prematurely Listed On Amazon With Specs Motorola's Moto G6 Prematurely Listed On Amazon With Specs
- April 15, 2018

Speaking about the renders of the Moto G6 Play , it shows the 18:9 display on the front with Motorola logo placed on the chin, the same Saturn ring at the back housing the camera and LED flash. The phone is expect to bear a dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel primary lens and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth effects. Connectivity-wise, you can expect dual-SIM card slot, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio port. (more...)
Instagram rolls out new 'Focus' mode for incredible pictures, videos Instagram rolls out new 'Focus' mode for incredible pictures, videos
- April 14, 2018

Instagram has been quite adamant about not letting you download or export your user data. Instagram's Spokesperson has confirmed this to TechCrunch on Wednesday, "We are building a new data portability tool ". However, with this new Instagram Focus feature, you can take portrait mode images within Instagram itself, avoiding the need to bounce from one app to the other. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover to shed 1000 temp workers Jaguar Land Rover to shed 1000 temp workers
- April 14, 2018

Despite the reported job losses, JLR says it plans to continue to recruit "large numbers of highly skilled engineers, graduates and apprentices". The company stressed it remains committed to its United Kingdom plants, having invested more than 4 billion pounds since 2010 to future-proof manufacturing technologies to deliver new models. (more...)
Apple Begins Notifying macOS Users That 32-bit App Support Is Ending Apple Begins Notifying macOS Users That 32-bit App Support Is Ending
- April 13, 2018

Specifically, you'll probably still be able to run 32-bit apps - but they might not work as expected. The statement that High Sierra is the last version to support 32-bit "without compromise" suggests some stop-gap measure in the next version of macOS . (more...)
Fortnite servers down - Epic Games reveal 'critical failure' has hit Battle Royale
- April 13, 2018

It was clear that Epic had quite the issue on its hands, and the whole time, it wasn't able to give an ETA on when the servers would be back up. Apparently the outage has been caused by a "database failure", which has been preventing logins across all of Epic's services including its games, its websites, and its launcher. (more...)
ESPN Launches $5 Streaming Service, Without Their TV Channels ESPN Launches $5 Streaming Service, Without Their TV Channels
- April 13, 2018

Walt Disney on Thursday debuted its new ESPN + digital subscription service, the first consumer offering in the traditional media company's push to become a leader in streaming entertainment . So unlike, say, an HBO Now subscription, ESPN + really wouldn't serve as a replacement for what you'd get as a cable subscriber. In short, ESPN + services can be defined as a platform for "niche sports ". (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 rumored to come with a max 4000mAh battery Galaxy Note 9 rumored to come with a max 4000mAh battery
- April 13, 2018

Anyone who has held a flagship Samsung phone in his or her hand anytime over the past few years will attest to the fact that Samsung's smartphone displays are the best on the planet. The phone is listed with a dual rear-camera setup with a two 12MP sensors. It will be a combination of wide-angle and telephoto to achieve the famous Bokeh affect. (more...)
Microsoft announces rush of backwards compatible games for Xbox One Microsoft announces rush of backwards compatible games for Xbox One
- April 12, 2018

Thanks to the Xbox Marketplace , it may have slipped that four Original Xbox games may be coming to the Xbox One very soon. Should these games be included in its catalogue, it will bring the total number of original Xbox backward compatible games to almost twenty. (more...)
Another Nigerian Senator, Bukar Mustapha, Is Dead Another Nigerian Senator, Bukar Mustapha, Is Dead
- April 09, 2018

The news of Bukar's death is coming less than a week after the Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Umar Jibril, died. "I send heartfelt condolences to his immediate family, the Government of Katsina State, and his constituents, particularly President Muhammadu Buhari ", Mr Ekweremadu was quoted as saying in the statement. (more...)
Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls
- April 08, 2018

If you updated your Apple Watch to version 39.0 on iPhone you may have noticed that your Instagram app disappeared. A Google unit is also moving forward with a similar technology codenamed " Project Soli ". Samsung, which is Apple's competitor, curves its flagship Galaxy phones horizontally. The feature shares similarities with the Air Gestures capability that Samsung Electronics Co. (more...)
20MP + 9.7MP triple camera setup and more 20MP + 9.7MP triple camera setup and more
- April 07, 2018

Smartphones grew 14 per cent in the said period. We will give you a detailed review further when we get our hands on the device in the coming week. Answer: Yes, you can use a mobile hotspot to share internet. To the front, there's a 16MP selfie shooter, which again comes with Carl Zeiss optics. Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Rumored Spyro remake screenshots and box-art leak Rumored Spyro remake screenshots and box-art leak
- April 06, 2018

Activision said the trilogy would also include " updated controls" and "smooth camera handling", but did not elaborate on what exactly that meant. Spyro Reignited Trilogy will be released for Xbox One and PS4. - Fans of the Spyro games may recognize some familiar sounds in Spyro Reignited Trilogy . The remaster will also feature a cast of characters that have been "creatively re-imagined with additional flair". (more...)
Google Bans Crypto-Mining Extensions Google Bans Crypto-Mining Extensions
- April 04, 2018

Google previously permitted Chrome mining extensions as long as they were exclusively dedicated to mining and explicitly informed users of their objective. This consumes CPU resources and can impact system performance and battery. This is not the only change that Google has made recently to try to protect its browser from malicious developers. (more...)
Israeli team builds Intel's 'best ever' laptop processor Israeli team builds Intel's 'best ever' laptop processor
- April 04, 2018

Speaking of hardware, Intel recently unveiled its new line of 6-core Core i9 processors capable of supporting 5GHz speeds. The high-performance Core i9 processor is part of Intel's eighth generation product lineup, which comes with an integrated software that addresses the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws revealed in January. (more...)
Mi A2 leak confirms 5.99-inch 18:9 display, 20MP cameras Mi A2 leak confirms 5.99-inch 18:9 display, 20MP cameras
- April 03, 2018

For connectivity , the Mi TV 4C 50-inch model includes dual-band (2.4GHz/ 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v4.2 LE alongside three HDMI ports, two USB ports, AV output, and an Ethernet port. Xiaomi is also running the "Crazy Combos" offer that will be held at 1 pm on April 5 and April 6. Also, the Mi A1 was released late a year ago by Xiaomi but the release of the successor to Mi A2 could happen very soon as the Mi 6X has already been certified in China. (more...)
ESPN launching their own subscription streaming service ESPN launching their own subscription streaming service
- April 03, 2018

Today, we're learning that the service will launch April 12 to be exact, along with a "redesigned and reimagined" ESPN app . Notably, the $4.99 per month price of admission will not include access to ESPN's eight television channels. The service is also promising more than 100 days of coverage from 31 PGA Tour events, hundreds of tennis matches from tournaments like Wimbledon and the U.S. (more...)
Google Maps gets support for 39 new languages Google Maps gets support for 39 new languages
- April 02, 2018

The target is to find Waldo among his group of friends. What's neat about this gag is that it isn't just an April Fools announcement of a product or service that doesn't actually exist, like Google has done in the past, but an actual game integrated within Google Maps . (more...)
Bumble sues Tinder's owner after failed merger talks Bumble sues Tinder's owner after failed merger talks
- April 01, 2018

Bumble, the popular dating app, and Match Group , which owns another popular dating app, Tinder , are in the midst of a messy, public divorce - and the two sides never even got married to begin with. Bumble had previously published a letter in response to Match's initial lawsuit, but will presumably also file a a file a separate response to that initial lawsuit, unless a judge decides to consolidate the two cases. (more...)
Moto G6 phones' specs and images shown off before launch Moto G6 phones' specs and images shown off before launch
- April 01, 2018

That's no small feat, mind you, as the Z3 Play is expected to provide over 6 inches of usable screen real estate, compared to the 5.5-inch Super AMOLED panel of its predecessor. We all know Motorola phones run near stock Android with the addition of some pretty useful features. As per the report , the Moto G6 Play will be priced at $199 (roughly Rs. (more...)
Commonwealth Games 2018: India Probed Over Needles In Commonwealth Games Village Commonwealth Games 2018: India Probed Over Needles In Commonwealth Games Village
- March 31, 2018

An official in the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) confirmed to Sportskeeda that following a tip-off from a cleaner, they conducted a search in the room occupied by members of the Indian contingent where they found syringes. (more...)
Microsoft unveils biggest reorganisation in years, Terry Myerson to leave firm Microsoft unveils biggest reorganisation in years, Terry Myerson to leave firm
- March 30, 2018

Nadella wrote. Microsoft and the industry's future lies in AI and cloud computing, and Nadella's reshuffle looks to take place just at the right time to ensure the company can capitalize on its upward trend for all critical growth areas. In addition, Roanne Sones, general manager of Strategy and Ecosystem for Windows and Devices , will become part of Zander's team. "And although reviews left in the Store are shown only in the Reviews report in Dev Center , feedback left via Feedback Hub ... (more...)