Apple faces major problem in China with bloated iPhone 8 battery

They said the Note 8 was the best smartphone for zoom. But perhaps users can take the DxOMark score as an indication that they'll get the performance they'll pay for, unlike the Essential Phone, which has come under fire for having a camera belie... More..

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Amazon launches Echo Show, an Alexa-powered speaker with touchscreen display
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Amazon launches Echo Show, an Alexa-powered speaker with touchscreen display

The new Echo speaker is available for a reduced price - US$99. "Since then, Amazon continues to find new applications, including monitoring and controlling smart homes, and [to develop] devices that are cheap a...More..

Harvest Moon 2017: When and how to see October's full moon
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Harvest Moon 2017: When and how to see October's full moon

EarthSky points out that the September 6 full moon happened too early to be the "official" Harvest Moon. This particular moon is named for its importance to farmers who may have relied on the bright moon to b...More..

How Samsung Wins With iPhone X's Expected Success
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

How Samsung Wins With iPhone X's Expected Success

But the spotlight has been shone on battery issues following the disastrous problems faced by Samsung with it's 2016 Galaxy Note 7. It equals the very high performance of the iPhone 8 PLus , and even sur...More..

Pesticides found in 75 per cent of world's honey
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Pesticides found in 75 per cent of world's honey

The impact on bees of continuing to use these pesticides is expected to have widespread consequences. In North America , 86 percent of samples had the pesticide; Asia , 80 percent; Europe , where there's...More..

Huawei reveals that the Mate 10 will arrive with monstrous battery
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Huawei reveals that the Mate 10 will arrive with monstrous battery

The tipster also claims the phone will be launched in a limited Porsche Design edition with a burnished finish. The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are slated to debut on October 16 at an event in Germany. Just las...More..

Chinese state media report bloated battery in iPhone 8
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Chinese state media report bloated battery in iPhone 8

The new iPhone 8 Plus are splitting apart. The latest report comes from a MacRumors reader, Anthony Wu based in Toronto, Canada who claimed to have bought his units on Sunday but had to return it after the di...More..

Treasury secretary used military planes without adequate justification, inspector general finds
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Treasury secretary used military planes without adequate justification, inspector general finds

Mnuchin used government planes for travel overseas and within the United States. The report was released less than a week after former Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price resigned in the wake of ...More..

Ubisoft releases PC specs for Assassin's Creed: Origins
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Ubisoft releases PC specs for Assassin's Creed: Origins

The publisher also says that PC gamers can run Assassin's Creed: Origins at uncapped FPS (if their rig is good enough), and that the open world game will have built-in tools to help gauge performance and ...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Here are some of the wild new emojis coming to the iPhone

All of these emoji will be part of the iOS 11.1 developer preview as well. Owners of 64-bit iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices running on iOS 11 .0.1 and iOS 11 .0.2 can no longer downgrade their device'...More..

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 unveiled
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 unveiled

During the demo, an American English speaker used the earbuds with a Google Pixel 2 handset and tried to have a conversation with a Swedish speaker in her native language. Google has launched a pair of wirele...More..

Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Uber app can secretly record your iPhone screen, security researcher reveals

Uber says that the code was given by Apple to allow Uber to improve rendering on the Apple Watch app. In iOS, app developers use "entitlements" that enable them to gain access to different APIs - using i...More..

Lenovo Celebrates the ThinkPad with 25 Percent Off Sale
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Lenovo Celebrates the ThinkPad with 25 Percent Off Sale

We don't know about the complete specifications yet, but so far we know that the base configuration will feature an Intel i7-7500U CPU with an NVIDIA 940MX GPU and a 14-in 1080p matte touchscreen. The ThinkPad ...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Iron Banner and Prestige Raid coming to Destiny 2 next week

After speaking to Lord Saladin, you'll unlock an Iron Banner quest. Iron Banner's ranks and bounties have also been done away with. Lord Shaxx will function as the vendor for the Iron Banner Engrams , whic...More..

Marilou Danley says she feared a breakup, not a mass shooting
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Marilou Danley says she feared a breakup, not a mass shooting

Authorities have said that Paddock had ramped up his gun purchases in the year before the shooting, and Lombardo said police were trying to determine whether something in his life changed during that period. Pr...More..

Apple issues update to patch password vulnerabilities in High Sierra operating software
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Apple issues update to patch password vulnerabilities in High Sierra operating software

Another flaw discovered by researcher Matheus Mariano affects the new Apple File System ( APFS ) that debuted in the production release of macOS shipped last week. Apple's patch notes for macOS High Sie...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

US President Donald Trump suggests Senate to investigate journalists

Tillerson then gave a press conference, did not directly refute that he called Trump a "moron" and since his press conference more reports came out showing that "yes" people there said he did call him a "mo...More..

This is the BlackBerry Krypton
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

This is the BlackBerry Krypton

There's probably one more important BlackBerry smartphone making its way to shelves this year - the so-called BlackBerry Motion . The BlackBerry Motion , pictured above, is yet another all-touchscreen phone...More..

Take him out! PDP asks Buhari to dismiss NNPC boss
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Take him out! PDP asks Buhari to dismiss NNPC boss

The nine-man committee headed by former Sokoto State governor, Aliyu Wammako, is also expected to investigate the policy introduced by Baru, for allegedly allocating nearly all petroleum products to Duke Oil. "...More..

Amazon ramps up competition in smart speaker market
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Amazon ramps up competition in smart speaker market

The new Echo speaker is available for a reduced price - US$99. Users can activate the feature in the new conversations tab of the Alexa app on their linked phones - access privileges are needed to reach you...More..

Alien megastructure star KIC 8462852's freaky dimming may be caused by dust
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Alien megastructure star KIC 8462852's freaky dimming may be caused by dust

While an orbiting dust cloud is the most likely cause of Tabby's Star's long-term dimmings , it is not sufficient to explain the 20 percent dimming over just three days seen by Kepler. This will come as a disa...More..

Travel by Rocket From New York to Tokyo in 30 Minutes?
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Travel by Rocket From New York to Tokyo in 30 Minutes?

The sophisticated new rocket ship design, dubbed BFR or the Big Fat Rocket, is a major and upgraded redesign of the original booster and cabin. US billionaire innovator Elon Musk has unveiled plans for a ...More..

Leicester City considering whether to appeal FIFA Adrien Silva verdict
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Leicester City considering whether to appeal FIFA Adrien Silva verdict

The club and the FA had asked Federation Internationale de Football Association to ratify the midfielder's transfer after the late delivery of the paperwork for the £22 million ($29 million, 25 million euros) m...More..

Florida State vs. Miami Game Time Could Reportedly Be Moved Earlier
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Florida State vs. Miami Game Time Could Reportedly Be Moved Earlier

ET kickoff. According to Bud Elliott of Tomahawk Nation , the game time for the Florida State vs. Miami game this Saturday could be moved up because of a potential hurricane in the gulf. Fans can get their f...More..

(Neb)-Adrian Smith Applauds House Passage Of Ban On 20-Week Abortion
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

(Neb)-Adrian Smith Applauds House Passage Of Ban On 20-Week Abortion

The legislation would provide common-sense protections for unborn children at 20 weeks after fertilization, a point where significant scientific evidence suggests an abortion inflicts pain on the unborn child. ...More..

Google to take on Amazon with Echo Show competitor
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Google to take on Amazon with Echo Show competitor

Amazon recently uncovered its product which is named as Amazon echo connect at $35. This device is named as Echo Plus. This applies to all older devices like the Echo Dot and Echo Show and also all of th...More..

The first Destiny's PS4-exclusive items are finally available on Xbox
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

The first Destiny's PS4-exclusive items are finally available on Xbox

The developer made an official statement to confirm that 1.51 update is now live. It looks like this is going to be a relatively small improvement when all is considered, as the developer only confirmed tha...More..

How to change Google Assistant's voice from female to male voice
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

How to change Google Assistant's voice from female to male voice

This is just one example of the new multi-step routines that can be activated with simple phrases. This is a great initiative for kids as it will allow them to save their preferences as part of a linked family ...More..

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon you can go through a wormhole
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon you can go through a wormhole

We also see a new Ultra Beast, UB Sticky, and learn it and some other's types . This mysterious and adorable new Pokemon is a Poison-type and is said to be able to understand humans if it spends enough time ...More..

Twitter, Facebook to appear before Senate committee on Russian probe
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Twitter, Facebook to appear before Senate committee on Russian probe

Burr and Mr. Warner also cautioned that the investigation has a long way to go. But he added that the 2016 election demonstrated "the Russian intelligence service is determined, clever and I recommend every cam...More..

Scientists want review of cap on number of Nobel prize winners
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Scientists want review of cap on number of Nobel prize winners

The winners of the Nobel Prize were three professors emeritus at the two institutions, California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This event was due to a catastrophic coll...More..

Beware Of Australian Cats
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Beware Of Australian Cats

Surprisingly, 61 million birds killed by domestic cats and 316 million birds killed by feral cats annually (in both cases). Recently published in the science journal Biological Conservation , the research wa...More..

Huawei Honor 9i with four cameras launched in India
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Huawei Honor 9i with four cameras launched in India

The 4G VoLTE smartphone also supports dual SIM cards, OTG connections via microUSB slot. It's the first Honor phone with Full View display , something like Infinite Display found on newly introduced Samsun...More..

by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Watch astronauts fix ISS robot arm in daring spacewalk

Astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei will be performing a spacewalk outside the International Space Station . Last month, one of the effector's mechanical latches stalled. That way, the arm can move l...More..

Mitsubishi Shows More Of New e-Evolution Concept Ahead Of Tokyo
by | Thursday, October 05, 2017

Mitsubishi Shows More Of New e-Evolution Concept Ahead Of Tokyo

Mitsubishi says the study indicates a direction the brand "can take in the near future", which leads us to believe it offers some clues about the design of the next Evolution production vehicle. The driver is...More..