• Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger
Facebook is integrating WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

So, for example, a Facebook user could send a message to a WhatsApp-only user using Messenger , something which is now impossible. Facebook said it is working on adding end-to-end encryption , which protects messages from being viewed by anyone except the participants in a conversation, to more of its messaging products, and considering way...

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  • Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late
Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late

Just a couple months earlier, the NYPD swapped out over 36,000 Windows Phones for iPhones after it seemed likely that the Windows Mobile platform would be phased out eventually. Microsoft's Xbox division runs regular "idea drives" to gather feedback on various features and let the community vote on which changes are most important.

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  • Samsung reveals the notch, features and launch date for Galaxy M
Samsung reveals the notch, features and launch date for Galaxy M

The company is all set to launch their M series smartphones in India on January 28th and most likely through Amazon Exclusive, since it showcases the official teaser images of the new Galaxy M Series. A man walks past a newly opened Samsung store in Bengaluru, India, September 11, 2018. The Galaxy M10 and M20 have been rumoured to be the ...

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  • A $150 phone with a 48MP camera: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
A $150 phone with a 48MP camera: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

On the back the phone sports a vertical dual-rear camera setup and fingerprint sensor at the centre. The front camera is not too shabby either, with its 13MP sensor and AI capabilities it has all the bells and whistles, including bokeh and face unlock.

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  • Nokia 8 Sirocco Gets Better With Android Pie Update
Nokia 8 Sirocco Gets Better With Android Pie Update

It is now up for grabs via offline stores at an effective price of INR 14,999. Since their launch, both the phones have witnessed impressive reception from the buyers. Although more and more manufacturers are launching handsets with a hole for the selfie camera in the display that replaces the notch, I hope that there must be a third - and much bet...

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  • Google Assistant Will Soon Be Available on One Billion Devices
Google Assistant Will Soon Be Available on One Billion Devices

According to VentureBeat , Samsung will be adding support for Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube, and Gmail, to Bixby 2.0. Google has a competitive advantage over Amazon thanks to Android . This total includes all devices that have Alexa built-in, and Amazon has opted not to reveal individual device sale data. Over the previous year , Goo...

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  • Xiaomi’s Foldable Smartphone In The Making, Hints Leaked In A Video
Xiaomi’s Foldable Smartphone In The Making, Hints Leaked In A Video

Following Samsung , other OEMs like Xiaomi are reportedly also working on a foldable phone. Why it's important: Foldable smartphones have long dominated the mobile technology conversation around the globe. Whatever might be the case, we will surely know more about it in the coming months. In fact, the status bar icon at the bottom of the scr...

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  • United States investigating CenturyLink internet outage, 911 failures
United States investigating CenturyLink internet outage, 911 failures

Some CenturyLink customers across the country were without the internet as outages stretched from NY to California. The Clark County Emergency Services Agency sent the first of two alerts Thursday evening at around 11:22 p.m., warning that "911 lines are down in our area".

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  • PlayStation Plus Free Games for January 2019 Announced
PlayStation Plus Free Games for January 2019 Announced

Steep is a snowboarding game by Ubisoft Annecy, the studio now working on The Division 2 alongside Massive Entertainment. Portal Knights is the second game on the list. Think Guitar Hero , but with blasters instead of a plastic instrument. When not fighting, players must make major decisions that impact the outcome of the story.

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  • Trump asks 7-year-old if he still believes in Santa
Trump asks 7-year-old if he still believes in Santa

Trump's chat with Collman was initially reported as being with a boy named Coleman. Both the president and first lady are staying in Washington for Christmas following the partial government shutdown that went into effect Saturday morning.

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  • Here's the Galaxy S10's Answer to Pixel 3's Night Sight
Here's the Galaxy S10's Answer to Pixel 3's Night Sight

Samsung's Galaxy S10 is likely to come with a new model called "Edge", with the South Korean company planning to bring back this naming that it last used on the Galaxy S7 Edge launched in 2016. To get your hands on the one-of-a-kind Samsung Galaxy A9 and find out more, check it out online here . Taking picture. /string string name="super_ni...

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  • Huawei Nova 4 with in-display front camera, triple-rear cameras launched
Huawei Nova 4 with in-display front camera, triple-rear cameras launched

In comparison to Nova 3, Huawei's newest offering brings some exciting features proffering a good value for money proposition. It always relied on being pretty, starting from the 2016 Huawei nova with a design, inspired from the Nexus 6P.

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  • Why googling 'idiot' brings up Trump photos, Congresswoman asks Pichai
Why googling 'idiot' brings up Trump photos, Congresswoman asks Pichai

Pichai replied that the search results are based on ranks that takes into account over 200 factors , including relevance and popularity, to find the best results for a query. According to him, the high-profile hacks merely accentuate that virtual currencies are valuable. Following the hearing, the word "idiot" is now one of the most searched f...

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  • Apple to Resolve Qualcomm's Patent Dispute Through a Software Update in China
Apple to Resolve Qualcomm's Patent Dispute Through a Software Update in China

Apple is pushing updates to older iPhones in China as a result of its failed court case against Qualcomm which resulted in a preliminary injunction banning iPhone sales in China . Qualcomm had sued Apple over two patents, one about photo editing and the other one about touchscreen gestures. The dispute in China comes at a time when Apple's Great...

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  • OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Is the Company's Most Expensive Phone
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition Is the Company's Most Expensive Phone

The smartphone supports what OnePlus calls Warp Charge 30. The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition is available for £649 (about Rs 59,000). The phone's box includes McLaren's Speedmark logo, made from the company's own F1AA grade carbon fibre, the same material used by McLaren's Formula One cars.

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  • Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users
Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users

Google signed a consent decree with the FTC in 2011 to settle allegations that an earlier social media platform, Google Buzz, mishandled user data. It's also one of Google's most epic failures. For consumers, Google plans to give users the information they need to offload their data and information. As a result, Google says it will shutdown all API...

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  • Internet sensation Roger the Buff Kangaroo dies
Internet sensation Roger the Buff Kangaroo dies

Since the kangaroo's death was announced on the sanctuary's Facebook page on Saturday (Dec 8), many netizens from around the world have sent Barns their condolences. " We've laid him to rest out here so he can be with his family ". He's part of me as I hope I'm a part of him. To woo female kangaroos , males must be adept wrestlers and kickboxe...

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  • Fortnite Season 7 Launches with New Features, Locations, and a Badass Santa
Fortnite Season 7 Launches with New Features, Locations, and a Badass Santa

Today sees the launch of Season 7 in Fortnite (downtime for the update is taking place at the time of writing) and, as usual, there are lots of changes and additions taking place to keep things fresh. Do a barrel roll! The planes were spotted in the Fortnite Creative video yesterday, with some YouTubers not blurring the new aerial vehicle, bu...

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  • O2 network outage: Millions of customers hit by technical fault
O2 network outage: Millions of customers hit by technical fault

A tweet sent out this morning adds: "One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system". O2's network has been down since the early hours of this morning and the comapny's technical teams are still working the resolve it.

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  • Qualcomm Ushers in Decade of 5G at Summit on Maui
Qualcomm Ushers in Decade of 5G at Summit on Maui

Samsung has stepped up to the plate. When it came to build the first round of 5G smartphones for the United States, Verizon and AT&T leaned on Samsung, probably because of the company's strong background in 5G research and its long business relationships with both carriers.

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  • Microsoft Edge to Run On Google Chrome's Rendering Engine
Microsoft Edge to Run On Google Chrome's Rendering Engine

The success of Google's Chromebook hardware and Chrome OS software wasn't an inevitability, but the ease of use they afford ended up allowing Google to carve out a niche in a very crowded PC marketplace. Though the number of supported extensions continues to grow, Edge pales in comparison to Chrome. As corroboration for that idea, Windows Centra...

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  • Samsung and Verizon to launch 5G phone in 2019
Samsung and Verizon to launch 5G phone in 2019

An illustration depicted in the patent filing shows a Galaxy device with a fingerprint sensor on the back of the display. As you can see in the images and video above Samsung retain the 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB-C port along with what may be a Bixby button on the left (yes it will just not go away).

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  • BTS named brand model for Hyundai Motors SUV Palisade
BTS named brand model for Hyundai Motors SUV Palisade

To put that into perspective, that's almost the size of the Audi Q7 , except the German SUV has a longer overall length and wheelbase (+71 mm and +94 mm respectively). Plenty of driver assistance technologies are included as standard, too, with Hyundai's SmartSense suite featuring autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-s...

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  • Next-gen Porsche 911 unveiled
Next-gen Porsche 911 unveiled

Primary among them is the turbocharged flat-six engine that produces 443 horsepower, a 23 hp improvement over previous models. When fitted with the eight-speed PDK transmission, the new 992 Carrera S Coupe needs just 3.5 seconds for the 0-60mph (4S: 3.4 seconds).

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  • Honda Passport SUV Unveiled - Pictures & Details
Honda Passport SUV Unveiled - Pictures & Details

The trims will run like the rest of the Hondas with Sport, EX-L with leather, touring and elite trims. Honda claims the Passport delivers best-in-class passenger space and luggage capacity, with push-button folding seats and a segmented underfloor cargo compartment.

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  • Xbox One X Sale: Just $399 for Cyber Monday (Lowest Price)
Xbox One X Sale: Just $399 for Cyber Monday (Lowest Price)

For those who may have missed Black Friday 2018 sales the first time around, consider this a final chance to scoop up new items at bargain prices. The Switch's latest big-name games are also doing well - Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Let's Go, Eevee have already sold 1.5 million units, and Super Mario Party has managed to suprass the 1 m...

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  • Meet big Knickers, the steer too big for the slaughterhouse
Meet big Knickers, the steer too big for the slaughterhouse

In this image made from video taken November 15, 2018, Knickers the steer, center back, is pictured with a herd of cows in Lake Preston , Australia . I'm not sure how we will handle his newfound popularity'. 'He's just getting on with his job, which is basically just eating and sleeping, ' he said.

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  • Google's cellular service gets rebranded, offers support for iPhones
Google's cellular service gets rebranded, offers support for iPhones

What you won't get, unfortunately, is the ability to switch back and forth between multiple networks, automatic connections to public Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi calling, and access to Google Fi's VPN service. Also, texting itself requires additional setup. iMessage, however, apparently works straight away. Nonetheless, Google's announcement essentially repre...

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  • Pixel 3 Lite Caught Posing Next to iPhone XR, Pixel 3 XL
Pixel 3 Lite Caught Posing Next to iPhone XR, Pixel 3 XL

So far, we have seen hands on images of the Google Pixel "budget" variant known as Google Pixel 3 Lite . As the name suggests, this is a slightly tweaked version of the standard Pixel 3 with some mid-range specs. On the front, the Pixel 3 Lite differentiates from the Pixel 3 with its lack of the wide-angle camera lens but the biggest...

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  • The Best Black Friday deals of 2018
The Best Black Friday deals of 2018

The current selection covers a range of titles, including the recently released Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Assassin's Creed Odyssey. This deal is truly epic and, at the time of writing, it is already 5% claimed so we advise you to move very fast if you want to score.

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