January 24, 2018

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Why stick with 'exploding' brand?


Whether it will be worth that steep price, or offer more than the iPhone 8 , we'll have to wait and see - but what is certain is that Samsung has another gorgeous phone on its hands. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will go on presale from August 25, while they won't be available in retail stores until Friday, September 22 in Australia. Read More »

Microsoft Confirm They Are Still Talking To Sony About Cross Platform Play


And although we revealed Project Scorpio as Xbox One X at E3 2017 earlier this year, the code-name will live on in the Scorpio Engine that powers the console, as well as in this limited edition console. "We are also thrilled to be bringing the Xbox One S Minecraft edition to the United Kingdom exclusively through Argos and Sainsburys which will be a top limited edition purchase for families and Minecraft fans". Read More »

Google makes 'Oreo' operating system tastier than 'Nougat'

Here is the new operating system for Android and it is Android Oreo . While you are waiting for the update, here a nifty list of the best Oreo features that you will be getting. Google has revealed further details about Android O following the unveiling livestream during the total eclipse on 21 August 2017. Some users are stating that their phones are unable to download apps over cellular network. Read More »

Few Americans Damaged Their Eyes During Eclipse


It is important to note there can be a delayed response to any damage incurred during an eclipse, with symptoms showing up hours later. More people searched for "my eyes hurt" and "I looked at the eclipse and my eyes hurt", on Google after the eclipse ended than ever before, according to Google Trends . Read More »

Paul Ryan rejects constituent rabbi's plea to censure Trump


In that address on a shift in our policy on Afghanistan, the president talked early on about the need for America to be a nation without discrimination or hate. And that was wrong. "I think it was important that he did that tonight". MT Boyle, chief of staff of Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, we need a voice of reason to unite the party, what are your plans to reunite the party? Then in the very next question he explained why he will not be doing anything to hold Trump accountable. Read More »

Smaller Google Home and Chromebook Pixel suggested for Google's hardware event


In addition, the event will reportedly see Google unveil a mini Home, which is basically a smaller version of the standard Home announced previous year alongside the Pixel and Pixel XL. Nearly two and a half years have passed by since Google introduced the second-generation Chromebook Pixel , the successor to its original high-end Chrome OS laptop that it released in 2013 . Read More »

Stabbings in Finland town Turku


Two people have died and six others have been injured after a knife attack in a busy market square in Finland . The attacker has been taken into custody. They warned people to stay away from the city as they reinforced security nationwide. Police earlier said they had shot and arrested a suspect after the stabbing in the southwestern city and that they were searching for other possible perpetrators. Read More »

Google Maps, Search Get 'Question & Answers' Section for Places


But this time the market appears to be Indonesia , not India. The main difference between the original app and the lighter version is that the latter uses very little data. This is not the first time the company is working on a lighter version of one of its apps, it has introduced a YouTube Lite app a year ago in India and other emerging markets. Read More »

PlayStation 4 System Software Update 5.0 rolls out today; Details here


The 5.00 update addresses a long standing issue on the PlayStation 4 ecosystem: parents setting up accounts for their children. Among the changes will be how family accounts are managed (allowing more than one "Master" or adult account per family), the ability to create specific lists to organize your friends , the ability to link communities to broadcasts , support for 1080p 60fps streaming on Twitch for PS4 Pro owners, the ability to share messages, configure notifications a bit ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone


GOOGLE UNLIKELY will have many surprised in store when it unveils the Pixel 2 later this year, with an FCC filing outing the handset's specifications. In a sample screenshot within the filing, a feature called " Active Edge " can be seen within a "Languages, input & gestures" menu. Under the hood, it will house 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, a single primary camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash, and the Snapdragon 835 octa-core - Qualcomm's most powerful processor yet. Read More »

Don't buy Microsoft (MSFT) Surface tablet


Personally, I ran into heating and battery drain issues on 4 Surfaces used over the course of four years, as well as touch responsiveness problems which cause me to (biasedly), view this report more credibly than say - Microsoft PR. Worth noting here is that this is not the first case where Consumer Reports has pulled recommendations. Microsoft's estimated breakage rate for its laptops and tablets was higher than most other brands' and the difference was statistically significant ... Read More »

Spotify finally allows Xbox One owners to choose their own soundtrack


For some time now, Xbox gamers have been telling us that they'd like to be able to soundtrack their own gaming sessions using Spotify , to make every single session feel new and unique. Or check out new releases. Search for any song, album, or playlist . The Community section has also been updated, and features a new Activity Feed layout, which lets you view more content all at once, and the comment window can now be expanded to a full-screen view. Read More »

New Information On Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL Surfaces


Google has done quite well with the single sensor on the original Pixel, so we'll have to see what they have up their sleeve for round 2. Over the past two weeks, we've seen a wide variety of leaks and renders that claimed to showcase the final design of both the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . Read More »

Spotify on Xbox rumors heat up

A second potential indicator that Spotify is coming to the Xbox One comes from a Microsoft employee who was spotted using the service. Clearly, the app is in testing at this point in time, but it's nice to see that it's far enough along for Major Nelson to be using it on one of his personal consoles. Read More »

Google Play to Rank Apps Based on Their Performance, Stability


If an app doesn't meet these requirements, it will be shown lower in search results compared with similar apps that do, and will also be demoted in discovery algorithms (like the "Similar apps" section, for example). In the same statement, Google also urges developers to take app performance into account when designing an app. Following the update, Google found out that the people who downloaded the high ranked apps went on to use them more and uninstall less. Read More »

Microsoft Puts Surface in Reach with New Financing Options


One new Microsoft payment plan, the Surface Plus, is intended for students who want to pay monthly installments for their Surface devices instead of all at once. As an added benefit, Surface Plus will also get you a 30-day, no-questions-asked return policy on your Surface, as well as a year of free in-store technical support. Read More »

SNES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Start Later This Month


Nintendo hasn't made any clarification of any specific retail store the said restock would be made available though. It has been more than a month now since Nintendo announced and opened pre-orders for their follow from the smash hit NES Classic, the Super #Nintendo Entertainment System or better known as the SNES Classic. Read More »

Free Final Fantasy XV Update Adds Exo-Suits, Chocobo Carnival Returns


These Power Ranger-esque suits will prove very useful in this update's newest quest, "O Partner, My Partner". "Square Enix has announced that the Summer of Eos has arrived via a free July game update, which introduces Magitek Exosuits for Noctis" and his posse, ensuring that they'll look like they've just been outfitted for a Crysis cosplay. Read More »