• Nokia said that the smartphone will receive an upgrade to Android Pie
Nokia said that the smartphone will receive an upgrade to Android Pie

Google has confirmed it is working on a fix for a fast charging issue affecting some Pixel handsets since downloading Android Pie . However, there is good news for affected users. Find the option that says "About Phone" and tap it. This will require you to root the machine to save a file of the call. Select it 10 times in a row, rapidly so that y...

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  • Google Play warns searchers that Fortnite
Google Play warns searchers that Fortnite "is not available"

You'll be able to download it right out of the gate once you sign up, but you'll have to wait for Epic to grant you access in order to actually be able to play it on your device. From there, search for Fortnite and download the installer. Once that's on your device, you'll be able to download the Fortnite app to your phone or tablet.

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  • Details of Intel’s 9th-generation Core desktop processors leak
Details of Intel’s 9th-generation Core desktop processors leak

It is reported to bring new Core i5, i7, and i9 unlocked SKU family along with the Z390 series chips on October 1 which will be marketed as Intel's 9th generation family of processors. Intel notably launched the Core i9-8950HK as the first Core i9 processor for notebooks in April , following the the high-end desktop Core i9 models as part of its...

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  • King K. Rool Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
King K. Rool Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Of these, only Simon and King K. Rool are entirely new, as Richter, Chrom , and Dark Samus are all echo characters that are essentially clones of other fighters. This comes as a relief to many of his fans, as you can see in the responses below. Counting game music tracks and other music , like in-game menus and other short musical passages,...

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  • Google Announces Android 9 Pie, Available Now For Pixel Devices
Google Announces Android 9 Pie, Available Now For Pixel Devices

The latest revelation comes days after the Pixel 3 XL surfaced on a Geekbench listing that confirmed the presence of a Snapdragon 845 SoC and Android P out-of-the-box. With it, you'll be able to get important info from inside your apps without actually launching them. Android 9 also brings important privacy improvements, such as TLS by de...

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  • Motorola confirms there won’t be a Moto Z3 Force this year
Motorola confirms there won’t be a Moto Z3 Force this year

Earlier this year, they released the Moto Z3 Play . There's no word quite yet as to how much the 5G Moto Mod will cost, but once it's available, you'll be able to place it on the back of the Z3 and access Verizon's 5G network (assuming you live in a market that's covered by it).

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  • Fortnite set to launch on Android phones - but there's a catch
Fortnite set to launch on Android phones - but there's a catch

Basically, players on Android devices will head to the Fortnite web site at which point you tap a button to download the Fortnite Installer.apk file. As such, says the Epic executive, "any device from up to three years ago with a high-end GPU should run the game pretty well". An additional question doubles down on Epic wanting to reclaim th...

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  • A leaked ad forces DJI to confirm Mavic 2 drone specs
A leaked ad forces DJI to confirm Mavic 2 drone specs

Succinctly named either the Mavic 2 Pro or Mavic 2 Zoom, each variant will more or less stick to its name. Both new models will offer up to 31-minute flight time and close to 8km range. But it's still the first time a sensor of this kind will feature in a drone this capable and small. Pricing and availability have yet to be revealed, but we...

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  • Google demands: only one notch per edge, two in total per device
Google demands: only one notch per edge, two in total per device

First, devices must ensure that their cutouts do not negatively affect apps. One of them is that there will be no more than two cutouts on a device and another is that there will be no cutout on the left or right long edge of the device. In one of the latest posts on the Android Developer Blog , Google has outlined all the methods to implement t...

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  • Leaked images show Clearly White variant of Google's Pixel 3 XL
Leaked images show Clearly White variant of Google's Pixel 3 XL

The latest Google Pixel 3 rumors and leaks reveal more information about the upcoming Android smartphone. Luckily, it doesn't seem like there is too long to wait as Google usually unveils its Pixel phones at the beginning of October and the 3 and 3 XL are expected to continue this tradition.

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  • Uber driver fired after he live streamed passengers on Twitch without consent
Uber driver fired after he live streamed passengers on Twitch without consent

Lous Post-Dispatch, a 32-year-old driver named Jason Gargac has streamed almost all of the 700 rides he's given since March directly on Twitch through an account called "JustSmurf". They say they are going to a bar across town, and one of the women tells Gargac she has a crush on a friend she's going to meet. The driver, who is named Jason Garg...

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  • Google hit with 4.3 bn euro Android fine from EU
Google hit with 4.3 bn euro Android fine from EU

Without rules around baseline compatibility, open-source platforms fragment, which hurts users, developers and phone makers, but Android's compatibility rules avoid this and help make it an attractive long-term proposition for everyone, Pichai said.

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  • European Union has 'truly taken advantage': Trump on Google antitrust fine
European Union has 'truly taken advantage': Trump on Google antitrust fine

Google has already said it will appeal the fine. The EU said Wednesday that Google broke the rules when it required mobile phone producers to pre-install the Google Search and browser apps if they wanted to use Google's app store. Ms Vestager acknowledged that Google's version of Android does not prevent device owners downloading alternative web ...

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  • Apple Updates Touch Bar MacBook Pro with 32 GB RAM, New Keyboard
Apple Updates Touch Bar MacBook Pro with 32 GB RAM, New Keyboard

It's also offering up to 32GB of RAM and 4TB of SSD storage. The Retina display has been upgraded to a True Tone display, which was first introduced on the company's iPad and iPhone. For users who pound their machines outdoors - typically field editors and photographers - the fragility of the MacBook Pro's butterfly mechanism made it a non-...

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  • Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

All this and more will be confirmed about the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 when Samsung will officially unveil the handset at a special event in New York City. The bottom of the device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C port, what looks to be a microphone port and speaker grille plus a silo for the S Pen.

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  • Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News
Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News

People have been urged to "check information that seems unbelievable", "look out for messages that look different", "question information that upsets you", "use other sources" to verify news and "check photos in messages carefully". We can anticipate WhatsApp to launch this function shortly. The new feature to be rolled out from 11 July, which wi...

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  • Phone maker Xiaomi shares slip in trading debut in Hong Kong
Phone maker Xiaomi shares slip in trading debut in Hong Kong

He believed more high-quality internet companies would come to Hong Kong for listing in the future. Chinese smartphone manufacturer and occasional Apple tribute act Xiaomi has made its debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange - officially making it the world's third largest phonemaker.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J8 now available for sale in India
Samsung Galaxy J8 now available for sale in India

Based on past launches, the Galaxy Note 9 is likely to closely resemble the Galaxy S9 in terms of looks and features, though it will have something that the other flagship does not, namely the stylus. Under the hood, the device will likely get powered by Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipsets, depending upon the region. Samsung's Galaxy Not...

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  • OnePlus eyeing USA expansion, 5G phone for 2019
OnePlus eyeing USA expansion, 5G phone for 2019

OnePlus confirmed it wants to be one of them. Once OnePlus gets a deal with US carriers, consumers can get its devices with flexible payment plans, which could entice more people to switch to OnePlus smartphones. Sales of OnePlus devices recently started at carriers in Europe, and with the U.S. market so much more reliant on carrier sales, i...

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  • Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen
Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen

That's right, Fortnite is having a big event on Saturday and, if you're not in the game, you're going to miss it. A countdown in the game also appeared that led gamers to believe the rocket would launch, but when the timer hit zero, nothing happened.

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  • Apple and Samsung End Lengthy Patent Battle
Apple and Samsung End Lengthy Patent Battle

However, the terms of settlement weren't disclosed, and it's unclear who's coming out on top. "I truly hope that Apple Legal will be given the green light by Tim Cook to sue Android OEM's or Google themselves over the "Slide to Unlock" feature - because it was considered a "breakthrough" feature by Apple's executive team and Android shouldn't b...

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 rumored to be specifically built for PCs
Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 rumored to be specifically built for PCs

Intel is reportedly developing new Y- and U-series Core chips with power and performance characteristics created to compete with the Snapdragon 1000. According to the job posting , it is clearly evident that Qualcomm is working on Snapdragon 850 and Snapdragon 100- more powerful variants of Snapdragon 835.

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  • IOS 12 and macOS Mojave public beta now available
IOS 12 and macOS Mojave public beta now available

Apple's iOS public betas , as well as all subsequent updates , are automatically pushed to your device over the air. The good news is you can still downgrade from iOS 12 public beta to iOS 11 .4 the easy way, without losing any data. But if you do want to download it on your main device, keep in mind to back it up first - you do not want to lo...

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  • US justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
US justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Cell tower records spanning 127 days and that investigators got without a warrant bolstered the case against Carpenter . "Today's decision rightly recognizes the need to protect the highly sensitive location data from our cell phones, but it also provides a path forward for safeguarding other sensitive digital information in future cases - from ...

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  • Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device
Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device

The Measure app at work. In fact, Google's Measure app has been around for a long time although it was available only on Project Tango devices that had specialized sensors. On launching the app, it will ask you to grant various permissions and provide information on how to use the tool. The app shows the best performance in well-lit areas and...

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  • Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12
Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12

More than 240 million 911 calls are made each year, handled in the U.S.by around 6,000 call centers managing 25,000 different software systems. Current positioning estimates can be hundreds of yards wide. The communications center receives 70 to 80 percent of its 911 calls through wireless devices. RapidSOS already makes an app that can be d...

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  • Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race
Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Alonso, a double Monaco Grand Prix victor and twice F1 world champion, is aiming for the "Triple Crown of Motorsport", and the Indianapolis 500 is now the only box remaining to be ticked. In an era when modern drivers tend to specialise in one category, such is the demand of the individual championships, that it would be a remarkable achievement fo...

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  • Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target?
Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target?

Cheryshev scored a stunning goal with the outside of his left foot in time added on and Golovin sealed the rout with a goal direct from a free-kick. British singer Robbie Williams, a dancing troupe numbering some 500 dancers, and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina all performed at the event, with President Vladimir Putin having also give...

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  • CDPR outs Cyberpunk 2077 as a 'first-person RPG'
CDPR outs Cyberpunk 2077 as a 'first-person RPG'

Though GameSpot's interview with CD Projekt Red's Kyle Rowley was short, we learned quite a bit of juicy information about the game . Cyberpunk 2077 also lets you attack enemies when behind the wheel, as the AI takes over driving duties.

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  • E3 2018: Sony Reveal New Footage For Spider-Man
E3 2018: Sony Reveal New Footage For Spider-Man

Insomniac's Community Director James Stevenson shared a bit more info on the official PlayStation Blog . Spider-Man will come to life in just a few months with Marvel's Spider-Man. It's reminiscent of the likes of the PS2's Spider-Man 2, one of the most beloved movie tie-in games ever, albeit much more technically accomplished and utilizing ...

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