Sony/ATV signs Facebook deal

Which is annoying. I'd only just got round to mending the ground after Universal Music broke it by announcing a Facebook deal just before Christmas. "We're excited to work with the largest music publisher in the world to bring fantastic songs which... More..

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Xposed Framework gets Oreo support in latest beta
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Xposed Framework gets Oreo support in latest beta

The last quarter of 2017 saw a consistent increase in Nougat usage, while the same quarter also saw the first dip in the usage of Android Marshmallow - current king of Android versions. If Android Nougat contin...More..

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro Smartphone Launched
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro Smartphone Launched

In comparison, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro featured an HD (720x1280 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The official version appeared on the website of the Vietnamese division, bringing no surprises and confirming th...More..

Dylan Farrow's powerful 'Time's Up' statement against Woody Allen
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Dylan Farrow's powerful 'Time's Up' statement against Woody Allen

So, although she supports the Time's Up movement and moments like the Golden Globes' all-black protest dress code , she's upset to see some of Hollywood's top tier, like Lively, continuing to work with All...More..

Intel Wrestled With Chip Flaws for Months
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Intel Wrestled With Chip Flaws for Months

In a statement , Intel said that the exploits surfaced through security research and, while they have the potential to gather sensitive data, the company does not believe these exploits have the potential t...More..

Ancient Rock Art Found in India Could Be Oldest Depiction of Supernova
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ancient Rock Art Found in India Could Be Oldest Depiction of Supernova

Initially, the animals and humans appear to be part of a hunting scene, but research by several scientists theorizes that the figures represent star patterns and that the two bright object are a sun or moon and...More..

PS4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million, More Than 645 Million PS4 Games Sold
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

PS4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million, More Than 645 Million PS4 Games Sold

Devs may appreciate that sizable install base for the console, which also celebrated its fourth birthday during the 2017 holiday season. That brings the total PlayStation 4 consoles out on the market up to 73...More..

Lenovo's Refreshed ThinkPad X1 Lineup Supports Amazon Alexa And Dolby Vision HDR
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Lenovo's Refreshed ThinkPad X1 Lineup Supports Amazon Alexa And Dolby Vision HDR

This one packs the same processor of up to 8th generation Intel Quad Core i7 with vPro. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th gen will be available anytime in January 2018 at $1,709 (approximately Rs1,084,65) onward...More..

Sophisticated Asus Zenbook Flip 14 has latest Intel Core processor
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Sophisticated Asus Zenbook Flip 14 has latest Intel Core processor

The battery is capable of providing 13 hours of battery life. ZenBook Flip 14 will be available in March 2018 starting at just $899. It's also available in both black and white models. We have previously co...More..

Cord-cutting Households to Get Wi-Fi Speed Boosts With 802.11ax
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cord-cutting Households to Get Wi-Fi Speed Boosts With 802.11ax

Apart from Intel, several other WiFi chipset vendors are expected to announce 802.11ax based chipsets at CES next week. But unlike some previous changes, 802.11ax isn't so much about pushing top speeds - it...More..

Google Merges Android Pay and Wallet Services- Introduces Google Pay
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Google Merges Android Pay and Wallet Services- Introduces Google Pay

More importantly, Google Pay, will (hopefully) make mobile payments less confusing in the days to come. It also mentioned that users will see the rebranding move across payments with friends, online retailers a...More..

JBL announces three headphones with Google Assistant built
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

JBL announces three headphones with Google Assistant built

The around-ear model in particular is carefully created to eliminate pressure issues. It is available in Gunmetal Silver, Mountain Silver, and Steel Blue, and the batteries should last about eight hours. This s...More..

'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

'No Problem With That': Trump Ready for Talks With DPRK

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on January 2 to respond to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's comments regarding the United States and nuclear weapons. Is this a sign of progress? Now, as part of e...More..

Vivo smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor coming to CES 2018
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Vivo smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor coming to CES 2018

Moorhead describes the sensor as "fast and simple", and Synaptics has claimed that it is twice as fast as 3D facial recognition like Apple's Face ID. CES 2018 has not been about smartphones much this time aro...More..

Samsung Galaxy A8+ To Be Launched In India On 10th January
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A8+ To Be Launched In India On 10th January

However, an earlier report by IANS , citing industry sources, claims the Galaxy On7 Prime price in India would be around Rs. 15,000, a highly competitive segment. Gadgets 360 spoke to Samsung India represe...More..

Garmin Unveils 'Forerunner 645 Music' Smartwatch with Music Storage at CES 2018
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Garmin Unveils 'Forerunner 645 Music' Smartwatch with Music Storage at CES 2018

The company estimates that the device will be able to hold roughly 500 songs in total, depending on their file size. The 645 will be capable of storing music within itself, eliminating the need to sync up wit...More..

Green Turtle population on north Great Barrier Reef turning female
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Green Turtle population on north Great Barrier Reef turning female

Scientists believe the northern Great Barrier Reef rookeries have been producing primarily females for more than two decades. The feminization of a population of about 200,000 turtles along the east coast of...More..

Facebook says China's Xiaomi will make a VR headset using Oculus technology
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Facebook says China's Xiaomi will make a VR headset using Oculus technology

In a blog post, Oculus called Xiaomi's product "a VR headset based on Oculus technology exclusively for the Chinese market" and said the device will support Oculus's mobile software developer kit. It w...More..

TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

Finally, the 6-Series will feature a bold, brushed metal finish. Roku Connect will enable Roku TVs to easily connect to other AV devices in the Roku ecosystem such as soundbars and speakers enabling consumers t...More..

Police chief arrested for soliciting sex with teen online in Pennsylvania
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Police chief arrested for soliciting sex with teen online in Pennsylvania

This time , he wasn't smiling - and it's unlikely that anyone in the town of 2,000 was. The 40-year-old police chief was arrested and faces multiple charges , including unlawful contact with a minor related t...More..

Link Expands Covr Family of Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Link Expands Covr Family of Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems

Increased performance and reliability - Dual-band technology with SmartConnect distributes traffic over two dedicated Wi-Fi radios, optimising network performance and reliability. Powered by the Qualcomm® Mesh...More..

A second
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

A second "stable" Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to the OnePlus 5

The update clocks in at around 1587MB, so maybe connect to Wi-Fi before downloading it. In December, OnePlus started rolling out the update that should bring the OnePlus 5 to Android Oreo levels, but it...More..

Bio-Traces on Mars? NASA's Curiosity-filmed Objects 'Pique Our Curiosity' Indeed
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Bio-Traces on Mars? NASA's Curiosity-filmed Objects 'Pique Our Curiosity' Indeed

The rover's arm contains the MAHLI lens which is a focusable color camera. NASA's Curiosity rover has discover an unusual - an quite tiny - feature on the Mars landscape, one with a odd shape and an unknown...More..

Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances

The improvements to the app include image-recognition technology, so it can offer suggestions based on multiple ingredients you have on hand. The new feature is said to be coming to at least 20 Whirlpool home...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Apple releases new security update to protect Safari against the Spectre attack

Apple claims the Metldown vulnerability was addressed in iOS 11 .2, and since there isn't a hardware fix for Spectre , the company issued this over-the-air update to all compatible devices. Apple will release...More..

Amazon Alexa-powered mobile accessories
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Amazon Alexa-powered mobile accessories

Instead of adding a bulk of code to enable Alexa integration, Amazon claims that the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit enables OEMs to connect their Bluetooth audio-capable devices directly to the Alexa Voice Servic...More..

CES 2018: Amazon's Alexa to challenge Cortana
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

CES 2018: Amazon's Alexa to challenge Cortana

HP plans to roll out Alexa for its HP Pavilion Wave desktop computer tower, which doubles as an audio speaker. Steve Chang, President of Asus North America, said that "combining Alexa with Asus PCs will allow...More..

The Honor View 10 will make its way overseas on January 8
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

The Honor View 10 will make its way overseas on January 8

Honor View 10's Kirin 970 SoC powers several AI apps, that can recognise different scenes while taking photos, translate languages in real-time even when a user is offline, and optimise View 10's performance b...More..

Sony to unveil Snapdragon 845 powered Xperia XZ1 Premium at MWC 2018
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Sony to unveil Snapdragon 845 powered Xperia XZ1 Premium at MWC 2018

These mid-range devices add a new circular fingerprint sensor under the camera that are a step away from Sony's usual side-located, power button-integrated solution. None of these new devices have final price...More..

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control

The new TVs will also feature SmartThings, Samsung's IoT platform hub, which promises "a simpler way to control the television and sync with other devices". Bixby can be trained to recognize and differentiate t...More..

Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen and Baidu on driverless cars
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen and Baidu on driverless cars

Buzz concept, shown at the North American International Auto Show past year, as an example of what future personal mobility will look like. Nvidia says Drive IX will also be able to use facial recognition tec...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

At Least 3 Billion Computer Chips Have the Spectre Security Hole

This time, the security threat is within the hardware - more specifically, the microchip that runs everything. Meltdown lets hackers bypass the hardware barrier, allowing them to read a computer's passwords and...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Windows 10 Mobile gets Spectre and Meltdown protection with new Cumulative Update

Microsoft has said that the update will be sent to devices running Windows 7 and Windows 8 on January 9. So who knows if that windows patch will ever be enabled on their systems even if it's installed beca...More..

Samsung Intro's New 8K & MicroLED TV Technology At CES, It's Impressive
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Samsung Intro's New 8K & MicroLED TV Technology At CES, It's Impressive

In the lead-up to the Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2018 in Las Vegas, Samsung has taken the wraps off the Q9S-this is an 85-inch television with 8K resolution and uses AI. It "continuously improves picture...More..

What's the difference: Nokia 6 vs Nokia 6 (2018)
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

What's the difference: Nokia 6 vs Nokia 6 (2018)

The device still features "Bothie", an option to make both cameras to work at the same time which was intoduced in the Nokia 8 past year. The Nokia 6 2018 comes with either 32GB or 64GB of storage, with a ...More..