• Instagram starts purge of fake likes, follows and comments
Instagram starts purge of fake likes, follows and comments

The Facebook-owned social media platform said Monday that it will immediately start purging fake likes, follows and comments from accounts that use third-party applications to draw attention online. Instagram is now cracking down on fake activity on the social media service, which it blamed on shady apps that can artificially grow the audience siz...

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  • Maybe Don't Try to Bend Your iPad Pro Like a Paperclip
Maybe Don't Try to Bend Your iPad Pro Like a Paperclip

The lesson is to take good care of your new iPad Pro , something we hope you were doing anyway. Apple's new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro are prone to bending, according to various reports. Apple's critical darling appears to bend pretty easily under the right amount of pressure, which you might expect but is no less visceral to watch. After ...

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  • God of War plummets to £21 for Black Friday
God of War plummets to £21 for Black Friday

GameStop has kick-started their early Black Friday sale with a number of select hot PlayStation 4 titles, and Walmart has joined the price slash. As we approach the Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018 sales on November 22-23, the Black Friday ad leaks are becoming more rampant. Find the best deals listed below.

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  • Google Rolls Out 'Night Sight' Camera Mode for Pixel Smartphones
Google Rolls Out 'Night Sight' Camera Mode for Pixel Smartphones

Google has explained that once the update arrives locally, Night Sight will be available to call upon at any point to improve low-light capturing. Google has continued pushing the bounds of mobile photography with features like Night Sight, which is finally rolling out to Pixel phones today .

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  • Samsung releases premium mobile AP Exynos 9 Series
Samsung releases premium mobile AP Exynos 9 Series

The next rumored feature is an in-display fingerprint sensor. Samsung quietly unveiled the Ice Blue Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus . The device will feature three rear cameras, including a standard shooter, a wide-angle lens, and a telephoto camera.

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  • OnePlus 6T Coming in New Color This Week
OnePlus 6T Coming in New Color This Week

A week ago, when the OnePlus 6T showed up in "Thunder Purple" in China , we weren't expecting it to later make its way to the US. The gradient fades from black to purple under the frosted glass-backed OnePlus 6T , with the evocative "S" curve racing across the back and highlighting the depth of color.

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  • Fossil gets active with Sport smartwatch
Fossil gets active with Sport smartwatch

But the Sport runs on the new 3100 SoC, which should provide noticeable improvements in battery life and performance. Unfortunately, Fossil is oddly cryptic about things like display size and resolution, although we do know you can choose from 41 and 43 mm cases, six colorways (gray, blush, red, light blue, neon, and black), and "endless" strap o...

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  • Apple posts 20pc revenue boost to $62.9bn for Q4
Apple posts 20pc revenue boost to $62.9bn for Q4

Apple Inc's Asian supplier and assembler stocks fell on Tuesday on a media report that the iPhone maker had told its smartphone assemblers to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to its new iPhone XR. "The utilization for the XR production is not reaching its maximum capacity now", another source said. While Apple had great ex...

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  • OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple launches in China
OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple launches in China

OnePlus was an exception with the 6T, following the Henry Ford mantra of "any colour, as long as it's black". Before the launch of the OnePlus 6T , there were reports the phone would come in a new purple color variant alongside the Mirror Black and Midnight Black variants.

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  • Overwatch Hero 29 Is Ashe, Here's What She Does - BlizzCon 2018
Overwatch Hero 29 Is Ashe, Here's What She Does - BlizzCon 2018

The team at Blizzard revealed Overwatch's latest hero during BlizzCon 2018 and fans of the FPS got an even closer look at McCree through her eyes. When guns won't do the trick, she can resort to chucking sticks of dynamite at enemies, or call on B.O.B. for her ultimate. At BlizzCon 2018 today, Lego announced six Overwatch building sets ...

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  • Destiny 2 on PC Available as Free Gift This Month
Destiny 2 on PC Available as Free Gift This Month

If you want to try Destiny 2 and you don't already have the Battle.net launcher, you can download it right here . It's a pretty surprising and generous move, but a cunning one, with the game in its best-ever condition and two major rivals - Anthem and the Division 2 - due to launch in the first quarter of next year.

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  • New Electric eCOPO Chevrolet Camaro Runs A 9 Second Quarter Mile
New Electric eCOPO Chevrolet Camaro Runs A 9 Second Quarter Mile

Chevrolet has presented another idea auto intended for racing , and it is anything but a completely new model: it's a charged rendition of the COPO Camaro . For safety, the rear compartment batteries have been sealed off from the rest of the cabin, and there's a new driveshaft tunnel. Chevrolet officials state a 56-percent rear weight bias is po...

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  • TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2
TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 may not be flawless, but its minor shortcomings are like tiny blemishes on a stunningly handsome face. Red Dead Redemption 2 , it's estimated by analysts, will sell more than 15 million copies worldwide by year end.

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  • Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes
Microsoft, Amazon pledge to work with Pentagon following anonymous online rebukes

Microsoft president Brad Smith agrees. In the letter, Smith wrote that he and chief executive Satya Nadella addressed the issue in a regular Q&A session with employees in which they promised to "support talent mobility" when specific employees don't want to work on a given project.

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  • TecQ: New Apple iPad, OnePlus 6T Price, Lower Netflix Plans & More
TecQ: New Apple iPad, OnePlus 6T Price, Lower Netflix Plans & More

It was made apparent in OnePlus 6T promotional materials that the company's biggest offering in launching their next smartphone flagship is the in-display fingerprint scanner. OnePlus is extremely apologetic and is doing everything possible to make the change easier on the fans who were planning to attend the event. We can all agree it is a tou...

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  • Spotify Premium App Gets A Major Makeover
Spotify Premium App Gets A Major Makeover

In its latest app update, Spotify , the popular music streaming service, has released a bunch of new features for its premium members. Spotify is aiming for a great listening experience right out of the gate thanks those algorithms and each individual's listening preferences, so there won't be any fine-tuning on the end user's part.

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  • Apple iPhone Xr - South African pricing
Apple iPhone Xr - South African pricing

Pre-orders have finally begun for the most affordable handset in Apple's new line-up, the iPhone XR . Customers can purchase the iPhone XR in Ooredoo Shops from October 26 and the offer will end November 25. With this model, the prices total up to RM3291, RM3491 and RM3951 for the 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models, respectively. This brings down ...

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  • Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play Store in Europe
Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play Store in Europe

Forked versions of Android haven't really performed well apart from China, where most Google services are banned. It's among measures the company is taking to comply with the July ruling by European Union authorities that found Google allegedly abused the dominance of Android to stifle competitors, even as it appeals the decision.

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  • Samsung Galaxy A9: Three Camera Still Too Little?
Samsung Galaxy A9: Three Camera Still Too Little?

And the last 5-megapixel secondary depth camera sensors has the f/2.2 aperture. This came from leaker Evan Blass who posted the image of the four cameras Samsung Galaxy A9 on twitter . The device shown at CES 2013 by Brian Berkeley, Senior VP of the company's display lab, was a super slim OLED display , called Youm, that was merely bendin...

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  • Messages might brick your PlayStation 4
Messages might brick your PlayStation 4

Some PS4 owners are experiencing a frightening glitch that's forcing them to factory reset their consoles. Reddit user ThatPissedOffDude said: "This just happened to me during Rocket League". The power indicator will blink for a few moments before turning off. Interestingly, the platform holder's also recruiting a Senior Software Engineer, ...

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  • Samsung A9 has four rear cameras
Samsung A9 has four rear cameras

It is followed by 10-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. Below that, there's a depth-sensing 5-megapixel lens created to gather all the depth information needed to add an artificial bokeh blur to the background in Samsung's adjustable Live Focus feature.

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  • Nokia 3.1 Plus Offers Big Upgrade in Entry Level Market
Nokia 3.1 Plus Offers Big Upgrade in Entry Level Market

The screen is protected by 2.5D glass. In terms of performance, the Nokia 3.1 Plus is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. That's all for this guys and stay tuned for more update. The box doesn't specify the exact resolution, but the display could have a 720p resolution which is usually 720 x 1520 ...

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  • Google Opts Against Android Things For Home Hub Smart Display
Google Opts Against Android Things For Home Hub Smart Display

As more pictures of those people are added, Google will dynamically update the album on the Home Hub . Now in its third generation, Google has been quite slow to bring its flagship smartphones to a wider audience, especially considering how easy it is to find a competing devices practically anywhere you live.

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  • Facebook launches Portal auto-zooming video chat screens
Facebook launches Portal auto-zooming video chat screens

Portal + is the bigger sibling with a 15-inch 1920 x 1080 display. The device is capable of residing anywhere inside your home let it be your kitchen table, living room or bedroom. "They're the AI centrepoint of digital life or digital home". While the social network has experience in making hardware with its $2 billion acquisition of Oculus,...

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  • A transparent Razer Phone 2 is coming
A transparent Razer Phone 2 is coming

Razer has, however, been clear in its messaging that the Razer Phone 2 is just as much of a flagship as it is a gaming phone . To keep the 845 running as close to its peak speeds as often as possible, Razer incorporates a vapor-chamber cooling system that appears to stretch over most of the device's rear area.

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  • PlayStation Has FINALLY Officially Announced PSN ID Name Changes
PlayStation Has FINALLY Officially Announced PSN ID Name Changes

In the meantime, ID change will be available in beta form through the PlayStation Preview Program. If this is an issue, you can revert back to the original name for free at any time (but just once during the preview program). Your first PSN name change is a freebie, on Sony. The PSN name change feature will be available for everyone in early 20...

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  • Intel Announces First 9th-Generation Core Processors
Intel Announces First 9th-Generation Core Processors

For one thing, the Intel Core i7-9700K might be the company's most controversial chip in years due to its lack of hyper-threading - otherwise known as Intel's buzzword for parallel computing for heavy multi-tasking. Equipped with 8-cores and 8-threads, the Intel Core i7-9700K is a bit of an oddity compared to its predecessor. The base and boost...

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  • Google wants to take tablets seriously again with the leaked Pixel Slate
Google wants to take tablets seriously again with the leaked Pixel Slate

This device might come with a display along with a speaker. Previously a leaker who goes by the name of Rozetked shared a hands on video of the Pixel 3 on Youtube. The search-engine giant will be holding the court in NY tomorrow to unveil a range of products, including the new Pixel smartphones and the Pixelbook .

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  • Microsoft Aborts Windows 10 October 2018 Update Due To Bugs
Microsoft Aborts Windows 10 October 2018 Update Due To Bugs

Another user in that Microsoft support thread reports losing over 100GB of data, although some of their files were still present in OneDrive. Following a number of quality control issues with the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 , Microsoft finally paused its rollout .

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  • Google says social network bug exposed private data
Google says social network bug exposed private data

In a blog, the company said it had discovered and patched the leak in March and had no evidence that data has been misused or anyone had exploited it. The review did highlight the significant challenges in creating and maintaining a successful Google + that meets consumers' expectations. Today, after over 7 years of existence, Google is sh...

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