Sci-tech

Nintendo's New Cardboard Switch Accessories Are Classic Nintendo Weirdness

Friends and family will be able to use the creations and join in on games. Most of these toys and games seem geared towards kids, and I can't imagine a scenar...


Here's how you can take advantage of Apple's Battery Replacement Program

We as of late broadened a similar help for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.2. Apple Inc. was recently seen caught in a controversy after it admitted...


U.S. politicians ask whether Russian money may have funded Trump's golf courses

Mr Simpson, who works for consulting firm Fusion GPS, was asked to research then presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2015/16. A transcript detailing Simpso...


YouTube faces vlogger outcry on tighter ad rules

In its attempt to please advertisers, YouTube is increasing the eligibility requirements for its Partner Program, making it harder for creators to monetise th...


Morgan Stanley Confirms Its Status as the New Reliable: Gadfly

Morgan Stanley earnings fell to $686 million or 29 cents per share in the fourth quarter ended December 31, from $1.67 billion or 81 cents per share, last year...


ChaiOS bug: A simple iMessage text can freeze your iPhone

The link preview contains the bug, and it can freeze iMessage all on its own. Still the lesson in all of this remains the same: Do not click on links sent in ...


Preview the Overwatch New Skins, Sprays, Emotes & Player Icons, Coming January 23

Blizzard World will have plenty of fun easter eggs from The Lost Vikings and some of Blizzard Entertainment's other games, so players will be able to enjoy dis...


Data centre storage performance hurt by Meltdown-Spectre patches

The company acknowledges that it still has more work to do because while the patches have mitigated the exposure to security issues, some customers have c...


Amazon Music Unlimited coming to ANZ Feb 1

And with them comes our own true-blue Alexa, with what we can only assume is going to be a fair dinkum Aussie accent. SEEK is launching voice activated job se...


Toyota Introducing Apple CarPlay on New Avalon

The NVH levels are also kept to a minimum - complete with active noise cancellation technology , although Toyota also includes "noise makers": "Intake Sound ...


Google expands network adding new regions and subsea cables

Havfrue , which will connect the United States to Denmark and Ireland, will actually be the product of a partnership between Google, Facebook , Aqua Comms, and...


Snap a Selfie and Find Your Fine Art Doppelgänger

When I first opened the app, I didn't really know what to do or where to go. The feature displays multiple portraits the user matches with. The Google Arts and...


The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Is Finally A True Hot Hatchback Competitor

The Veloster maintains its unique three-door, asymmetrical layout with a completely refreshed design. The two-plus-one hatchback's overall profile and propo...


Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year

Larger than models from previous years, the Accord edged out the Toyota Camry and the Kia Stinger for the honor presented in Detroit . This marks the third...


Ford Will Invest $11 Billion In Electric Cars By 2022

Ford had previously said that it wanted to invest $4.5 billion into its electric auto ambitions by 2020. This will be a huge increase from the $4.5 billion th...


Hands-on with vivo's in-display fingerprint scanner

It is a CMOS device, created to be placed below an AMOLED screen. The prompt can appear even when the screen is off, and will disappear when it is no longer nee...


Overwatch League launches with a bang and dominates Twitch viewing figures

Unlike normal skins, Overwatch League cosmetics are purchased away from other collectables and with individual credits that can only be bought with real money...


South Korean officials plan to ban all domestic cryptocurrency exchanges

The country is home to the third-largest trading volume in bitcoin . He pointed to the high premium on digital currencies in the South Korean market, s...


Google acquires UK-based sound tech startup Redux at an undisclosed amount

It wasn't made clear when Google bought the startup or how much money it spent to buy Redux, but the acquisition happened in August 2017, according to Crunchba...


Security researchers reveal flaw in WhatsApp encryption

The newly published paper claims that anyone who has control of the WhatsApp services including the employees of the company can covertly add the members to a...


Sony Xperia XA2 hands-on

Sony Xperia XA2 , XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 have their own configurations to show their worth. Sony apparently loves its "super" mid-range phones, evident i...


Golden Globes: Where To Watch 'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' And More

Host Kyle Sandilands explained his theory to Kidman: 'I believe you were clapping like that because you had the rings on and you didn't want to damage the rings...


Acer Unveil Chromebook 11 With Fanless Design

There are two USB 3.1 Type-C ports, with either able to be used to charge the device. The Acer Chromebook 11 is powered by an unknown Intel Celeron processo...


Intel says security patches slow down chips by six percent

Presumably, it would take too much work to fix operating systems that are supposed to be discontinued in a few years anyway. Myerson's most cautionary remarks...


Google Sued Over Bias Against 'Conservative White Men'

Photo James Damore's lawsuit against Google, which fired him previous year after he criticized its diversity efforts, said , "Google's open hostility for con...


Fire Risk: Some HP Laptops Need Battery Replacements

The batteries were sold with several products including HP ProBooks, the HPx360 310 G2, the HP Envy m6, the HP Pavilion x360, the HP 11, HP ZBook Mobile W...


Nintendo Switch becomes fastest-selling video game system in USA history

The company has now increased its internal target for its first-year sales of the Switch to 16 million from 10 million. Today Nintendo announced that the S...


Opposition pushes to send Triple Talaq to select committee

On August 22 previous year, the Supreme Court banned the practice of instant triple talaq , (the practice under which a Muslim man can divorce his wife by simp...


Apple fought a company called Steve Jobs Inc. -and lost

Well, this apparently has been an ongoing battle for years between two brothers Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato and Apple . The story begins in 2012 when th...


Former Miss America winners respond to resignation of top leadership

The president, Josh Randle , told The Associated Press his comment responding to an email to his private account about the physical appearance of 2013 victor M...


Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai' makes Rs115 crore in opening weekend

Tiger Zinda Hai , which was released on December 22, has been roaring at the box office since day one. This is quite significant in many ways as the combination...


Eric Schmidt is stepping aside as Alphabet's chairman

Schmidt said that he, Mr. Page, Mr. Brin and Sundar Pichai, Google's chief executive, "believe that the time is right in Alphabet's evolution for this tran...


Rahul Gandhi visits Gujarat, offers prayers at Somnath Temple - See pics

Congress Working Committee members said on Friday that "struggle for people" will be the way forward for the party and urged President Rahul Gandhi to prep...


Winter Solstice livestream as it happens from Newgrange

Dr O'Kelly is believed to have been the first human to witness the winter solstice from inside Newgrange in millennia. In Boone the sun will rise at 7:34 a.m....


Yes, your older iPhone is being slowed by Apple

From there, they would likely go out and purchase a new iPhone to replace something that might have only required a battery change. This admission should put ...


Apple Confirms It Slows Down Old iPhones As Their Batteries Age

Apple said it released software previous year that makes those models operate more slowly to countervail problems with their aging lithium ion batteries ,...


Magic Leap Headset, Augmented Reality Tech, Unveiled

From editing an elaborate 3D model to playing a first-person shooter in your living room, Magic Leap One is supposed to produce lightfield objects in intricat...


Google will turn on native ad-blocking in Chrome on February 15

But now we know exactly when: February 15, 2018 ( via VentureBeat ) is the go-live date provided by the company for introduction of its built-in enforcement of ...


Facebook expands its use of facial recognition technology

These new additions expand on how Facebook already uses facial recognition, which is primarily through "tag suggestions" - a feature started in 2010 that sugges...


McCain feeling well, returning after holidays

Sen. McCain announced in July that he had a glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor, after doctor's discovered it while removing of a blood clot. The 81-year-...


Another 8-planet solar system? 7 things about Kepler's 'sizzling' discovery

Kepler-90i is a rocky planet that is about 30 percent larger than the Earth. Applying this process, researchers Christopher Shallue and Andrew Vanderburg traine...


Apple Confirms Face ID Is The Future

VCSELs are part of what makes Face ID work as well as Animoji , and Portrait mode in the camera. While Apple has made tentative comments toward shifting mo...


OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition launched in India, priced at Rs. 38999

When the chips are down, turn to your Star Wars collection for inspiration. The Star Wars Edition is something that will attract many fans because it st...


Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight specific results

It works by providing users with another skill that is linked to the Cortana action that you have prompted. Developers on Azure , with these two new features...


Samsung's 2018 Notebook 9 Lineup is Getting New Additions

The device makes use of the 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor paired with up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage space. Samsung is also refresh...


Twitter Announces Threads, Its Native Tweetstorm Implementation

If you have a Twitter rant you really need to get off your chest, then it's your lucky day. Many replies to Dorsey's post called on Twitter to focus on de...


Google Home Max is now available for $399 at select retailers

Google Home Max works with more than 150 home automation brands and more than 1,000 devices-including Nest, Belkin Wemo and Philips Hue. Those who want to ...


'Zelda,' 'Cuphead,' 'Hellblade' triple winners at The Game Awards 2017

Those included a new location for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , the Death Stranding project starring Norman Reedus, four-player horror GTFO , Russian post...


Sir Daniel is returning to PlayStation 4 with MediEvil in 2018

The special virtual reality experience will place players in perspective of the boy as he interacts with Trico . The extent to which players will be able to in...


Bitcoin Is Still Basically Useless for Making Payments

One of those companies is Valve, which up until today accepted Bitcoin as a payment method on Steam. Valve said that the degree of volatility in bitcoin value...