January 24, 2018

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ZTE introduced the original folding smartphone Axon M


That's where the smartphone's various display modes come into play; the ZTE Axon M supports four of them, with three being rather unconventional and largely unique to this Android device. Lenovo had showcased its foldable phone as well. Competing with the likes of Google Pixel 2, iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8 and other flagships models, ZTE launched Axon M with 4GB RAM , 64GB internal storage and 4K display . Read More »

Google Photos can recognise your pets


This isn't ideal. Google was quick to acknowledge to BuzzFeed that Photos might get confused if you have different pets from a similar breed, so don't expect it to tell the difference between your golden retrievers. That's why Google Photos is now making it easier for you to find, group, and even make a video out of your favorite photos of your cats and dogs (hopefully more kinds of animals soon) that you have uploaded to Google's cloud. Read More »

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass Details Announced


A price wasn't provided for the Season Pass as a separate purchase as of press time, but the Gold, Steelbook Gold and Collector's Edition of the game will come with it. It'll also be available for $11.99 sometime in 2018. Also available for purchase in 2018 for $12. That upgrade is available from the game's release for anyone who buys the pass. Read More »

Google's Duo voice chat app is about to become Android's FaceTime


Sadly, there has been no indication that this feature will come to any Android phones other than the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , but it turns out that you can replicate the feature on any phone, including an iPhone, with a free app. The video call option will show in the Call History or Search if your phone app is version 13.0 and up. Google says that it is working with its carrier and hardware partners to bring this experience to more devices over time as well. Read More »

Google Home Mini Software Update Fixes Auto Recording Bug


Do you have a Google Home Mini? So he made a decision to contact Google , which swiftly took action to fix the problem. A software bug in Google's Home Mini smart speaker left the device recording everything, nearly constantly, and transmitting those recordings to Google's servers. Read More »

The ability to disturb Pixel 2 during driving

Google is implementing an automatic do not disturb mode when you are in a auto and it will be added to the Pixel Ambient Services app. The device is priced at '17,999 and will be exclusively available on Flipkart from October 14. Pixel 2 is now water and dust-resistant and comes with an IP67 standard. With Google offering up to $410 for trade-ins, it is clear that the price of the Google Pixel 2 XL can be nearly halved. Read More »

Bloated iPhone 8 Batteries Reported in China


Other iPhone 8 Plus owners have complained about receiving their brand new phone in the same condition. The image shared by the publication shows an iPhone 8 Plus split open and its internal parts visible. Apple unveiled its latest-gen iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (first impressions) at an event in last month. Although details remain murky, it does not appear that any of these devices are delivered in a unsafe condition (it's not like the battery is about to combust) but it does cause ... Read More »

India eases tax rules for small businesses, exporters


Modi said that GSTN has accepted initial returns for August in GSTR-3B without any major glitch being reported and so far over 4.35 million businesses have filed it for August. The council will then recommend some relaxation so that the working capital of exporters that is locked up in refunds is released. The GST rate on some stationery items, diesel engine parts has also been reduced to 18 per cent from the earlier 28 per cent. Read More »

Brazil police arrest Olympic committee chief in bribery investigation


The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee has been arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Games to Rio de Janeiro past year. "The IOC's Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer has asked the Brazilian authorities for full information in order to proceed with the IOC's investigation, and has offered the IOC's full cooperation", the spokesperson said. Read More »

All your Instagram stories are belong to Facebook


Whether you're trying to plan tomorrow's trip, choosing which outfit to take or figuring out where to go for shopping; now it's easy to share a two-option poll right in your Story. According to TechCrunch , Facebook has started rolling out a feature that would allow Instagram users to share their Instagram Stories directly on Facebook. Read More »

Google Home Mini: Everything you need to know

That's doubly true if you get two Max speakers and pair them up. Google also took the stage to announce Broadcasts, a small addition that should come pretty handy in times - and pretty annoying at other times. Google Home is taking rounds on the internet from past few months. The Max also supports a variety of music services, including YouTube, Spotify (paid and free), Google Play Music, Deezer, and more. Read More »

The Range Rover Sport Goes Plug-in Hybrid For 2018


The 2018 Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will offer company vehicle customers a far more appealing option, as its 2.0-litre petrol engine, 85kW electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack lead to low Carbon dioxide emissions of 64g/km. Read More »

Top Senate intelligence duo: Russian Federation did interfere in 2016 election


Intelligence community had little light to shed on the dosser's allegations before June 2016. "The overall theme of the Russian involvement was to create chaos at every level". "As it relates to the Steele dossier, unfortunately, the committee has hit a wall", North Carolina Republican Sen. The panel has also extensively interviewed every Obama administration official of interest in the investigation, Burr said. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman 'doted' on girlfriend but may have kept secrets


He reportedly met Danley several years ago while she was working at a casino in Reno, Nev. Paddock killed 58 people and injured more than 500 in Las Vegas on Sunday. Paddock holed himself up on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel on the strip with a cache of 23 weapons and sprayed hundreds of bullets in the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Read More »

SNES Classic Edition Consoles Sellout Nationwide at GameStop


Unlike modern gaming systems , the mini-consoles don't connect to the internet and therefore, players can't download - and spend money on - new games over time. Even better, 8bitdo's gamepad solves the annoying lack of a home button on the SNES Classic controller by allowing you to access the system's main menu by holding the down and select button at the same time. Read More »

Google Works on a Smart Speaker with Screen


If that sounds like something you'd find useful, then the Amazon Echo Look might be the smart device for you, otherwise you'd nearly certainly be much better served by one of the other models on this list. The device will only be available in December, with pre-orders already being accepted for a price of $130. Google and Amazon recently engaged in a war of words after Google removed YouTube from the Echo Show, claiming that Amazon was delivering a "broken user experience". Read More »

Indonesians prepare for eruption of Mount Agung volcano


Mount Agung , 75 kilometres from the resort hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening to erupt for the first time since 1963 - a potential blow to the country's lucrative tourism industry. The airport in Bali's capital Denpasar, through which millions of foreign tourists pass every year, has not been affected, but several countries including Australia and Singapore have issued a travel advisory. Read More »

Rihanna urges Donald Trump to help the people of Puerto Rico


The Jones Act requires goods sent between USA ports to be carried on ships built, owned and operated by the US. Critics of the Trump administration have said the island is not getting the same response from Washington as it would if it were a US state, even though its residents are USA citizens. Read More »

Delta Air Lines Offers Free Texting at 30000 Feet


Passengers expect the kind of connection speeds they get on the ground, even while flying across continents. Starting October 1, passengers can use iMessage , WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger to communicate with those on the ground, at no extra charge. Read More »

USA violent crime up for second straight year


Overall, violent crime in America rose in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but remained near historically low levels. "Absolutely", he said. "But it certainly doesn't confirm it's a trend in one way or another". Since the early 1990s, as the United States population has grown, murders have dropped to about 14,000 a year. Read More »

Intel 8th gen (Coffee Lake) Core processors unveiled


The new family of 8 Gen Intel Core desktop processors is built for gamers and content creators and those who need high performing standards, Intel said. O the three variants, the Core i5 and i7 will both have six cores, whereas the i3 will have four cores. The bad side of the story is the higher launch price tag, which has been increased by around 20 percent compared to the 7th generation CPUs, with Core i7-8700K going for U.S. Read More »

Intel announces 8th Generation Core desktop CPU family


We are already familiar with the confusion the company has created regarding the naming and generation. While Intel's 8th generation of Core processors for mobile devices, codenamed Kaby Lake Refresh , was an iterative improvement over its predecessor, its desktop counterpart will introduce something Intel hasn't done in a long time: bumping the core counts of its mainstream CPUs. Read More »