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Security official says did not hear Trump say 'shithole' in immigration meeting Security official says did not hear Trump say 'shithole' in immigration meeting
- January 17, 2018

Nielsen, referring to a forthcoming DHS study on immigration and terrorism, said she would ask lawmakers for help "to close the loopholes that prevent us from removing known suspected terrorists and other criminals from the United States". In his round of questioning, Sen. There appears to be little difference in meaning between the two words. I can understand you either saying they were said or they were not said. (more...)
Flaw in WhatsApp and Signal exposes group chats to 'extremely difficult' hacks Flaw in WhatsApp and Signal exposes group chats to 'extremely difficult' hacks
- January 14, 2018

Upon pressing this button, it will skip all the messages where you have not been mentioned and highlight only the ones where you are mentioned. All group members will see that the attacker has joined. Despite the sheer number of members in a group, someone is bound to notice an unexpected "guest" in their group. This would be possible without the need for the group administrator's permission, the researchers said. (more...)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze coming to the Switch Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze coming to the Switch
- January 13, 2018

The Nintendo Switch version of the game will contain the same content as the original Wii U game and introduces Funky Kong as new character. The lumbering ape will be featured as a playable character in his own story for single-player content, which will roll out in Spring 2018. (more...)
CES 2018: Project Linda Turns Razer Phone Into A Laptop CES 2018: Project Linda Turns Razer Phone Into A Laptop
- January 10, 2018

The current prototype has a Full HD screen but the plan is to include a QHD, 120Hz display - an exact mirror of the Razer Phone's screen. " Razer's Project Linda laptop seamlessly docks the Razer Phone inside its chassis where a touchpad would normally reside, and connects with the press of a button". (more...)
Nvidia GeForce driver 390.65 WHQL security update Nvidia GeForce driver 390.65 WHQL security update
- January 09, 2018

NVIDIA Freestyle, a new feature that allows you to customize your gameplay, and an updated user interface for NVIDIA Ansel, our powerful photo mode for games, are among the enhancements to GeForce Experience we are announcing at CES in Las Vegas this week. (more...)
Acer's Chromebook 11 brings USB-C charging to entry-level laptops Acer's Chromebook 11 brings USB-C charging to entry-level laptops
- January 09, 2018

Acer has announced a new Chromebook line that will sport USB-C connections and support Google Play, so can play and run millions of Android apps on the device itself. Under the hood, the Chromebook 11 C311 has had a small spec bump to use Intel's newer Celeron processors, as well as 2GB or 4GB of RAM - still no option for 8GB - and 10 hours of battery life . (more...)
"Nvidia's partnering with ACER, ASUS and HP for 65" BFGDs
- January 09, 2018

As you know, CES 2018 is here, and Nvidia as a giant will showcase a part of their investments and discoveries, as well as they did even before CES begins. If all that wasn't enough, this display is also capable of running Nvidia's streaming service, GeForce NOW and GameStream . In addition, the Nvidia BFGD will have the game streaming capabilities of the Shield included as well. (more...)
Samsung boasted the new modern laptop Samsung boasted the new modern laptop
- January 09, 2018

The Notebook 7 Spin will be available later this year, although no price or firm release window has been announced yet. The Notebook 9 Pen's design is nothing to write home about, with its generic-looking aluminum base and uninspired curved edges, but it is really, really portable. (more...)
Google Merges Wallet, Android Pay into Google Pay Google Merges Wallet, Android Pay into Google Pay
- January 09, 2018

Here's where it gets a little confusing. The Mountain View-based company says that a number of merchants already support this feature, including Airbnb, Dice, Fandango , HungryHouse, and Instacart. Anyone that has ever paid for something in the real-world with Android Pay , purchased an app on Google Play or used Chrome to automatically fill in payment details is familiar with Google's fragmented payments ecosystem. (more...)
HP Spectre x360 15 with Intel Core i7 8705G SoC launched HP Spectre x360 15 with Intel Core i7 8705G SoC launched
- January 09, 2018

It is also capable of powering up a whopping 9 displays at once and comes with 4 cores, 8 threads clocked at 4.1GHz while the GPU has 20 compute units with a base clock of 932MHz and boost clock of 1011MHz. They are meant to compete with NVIDIA 1060 Max-Q and 1050 graphics, respectively, and of course, beat them in benchmark scores. The unexpected-yet-welcome pairing of Intel processors and AMD GPUs into one package seems poised to revolutionize what consumers can expect from ... (more...)
WhatsApp support for Windows Phone 8.0 ends in 2018 WhatsApp support for Windows Phone 8.0 ends in 2018
- January 01, 2018

Later today, if you're using WhatsApp on any of the Windows Phone 8 .0 device, BlackBerry OS , and BlackBerry 10 device, it will stop working. The messaging app became unavailable on Nokia phones running Symbian S60, from June 30, 2017. (more...)
Online Store Leaks Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date & Delay Online Store Leaks Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date & Delay
- January 01, 2018

A possible Red Dead Redemption 2 release date has popped up on Danish retailer Coolshop's website. Will CoolShop beat Rockstar to the punch once more? This retailer has previously revealed the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Grand Theft Auto 5 before their official announcement, so this could be real. (more...)
Helwan: Gunman launches deadly attack on Marmina Church Helwan: Gunman launches deadly attack on Marmina Church
- January 01, 2018

State television reported the second attacker was captured after fleeing the scene. Ismail is suspected to have links to several past attacks, including one by a group that opened fire on a police bus previous year in Cairo. A boy holds yellow tape surrounding the site in front of Mar Mina church, in Helwan, Cairo on December 29, 2017. A video circulated on social media after the attack shows the dead gunman on the ground. (more...)
Instagram is changing your feed again, this time with 'recommended' posts Instagram is changing your feed again, this time with 'recommended' posts
- December 31, 2017

The new section " Recommended for You " contains three to five suggested posts and is rolling out on Android and iOS , reports suggest. Previously recommended content was in the Explore section and would not be pushed onto the home feed. (more...)
Google To Open Physical Stores In India To Push Pixel Sales Google To Open Physical Stores In India To Push Pixel Sales
- December 28, 2017

Google's offline retail stores allow users to experience Pixel phones and purchase instantly. Post the launch of the Pixel 2 / 2 XL in India, we had already seen a lot of pop-up stores at various malls which let people experience these phones first-hand. (more...)
Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink
- December 26, 2017

The agreement that got announced on Friday, gives Amazon a growing star in the emanating and immensely competitive field of connected home devices that consists the Nest of Alphabet . Blink's technology is a natural fit for these ambitions. Blink's current range of products includes the $99 Blink and $129 Blink XT, in addition to the recently announced $99 Blink Video Doorbell . (more...)
Here's why Amazon might release a streaming service
- December 22, 2017

Yes, last week around we did report how Amazon is planning to reintroduce the Google Chromecast lineup on its stores after discontinuing the same for two years. According to a post on TV Answer Man , Amazon filed for trademark requests for " Amazon Tube" and "Open Tube", two possible names for Amazon's competing product on the very day that YouTube posted the warning stating it would be removing YouTube access from the Echo Show and Fire TV devices from the 1st of January 2018. (more...)
A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition
- December 22, 2017

The good folks over at Facebook are back, this time around unleashing something new to keep things a little more 'secure.' Today Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition, doing so in an attempt to protect users from privacy attacks. "We thought it was important to have a really straightforward way of controlling facial recognition technology", he said. Spoiler alert: Those expecting a company that celebrates its facial recognition capabilities to answer, "Yes, be afraid", will be sorely ... (more...)
Google Chrome to start blocking ads in February
- December 20, 2017

Google will notify websites that contain these ads of a potential blocking through its Ad Experience Report tool . Obviously, this isn't going to block all ads like other ad blocking add-ons do. The ad-blocker will be available for both desktop and mobile, and it'll be quite interesting to see how the online landscape changes following its release. (more...)
Google Pixel 2 AR Stickers Ready To Go Google Pixel 2 AR Stickers Ready To Go
- December 20, 2017

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , both, do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and Google has bundled a USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter to help users connect their "legacy" headphones. Once that's done, users will go back to Settings , tap System Developer options Networking Select USB configuration and then select Audio Source . (more...)
3 confirmed dead in Amtrak train derailment in Washington 3 confirmed dead in Amtrak train derailment in Washington
- December 19, 2017

The derailment occurred on the first day Amtrak trains began using the new inland route between the Washington cities of Tacoma and Olympia, part of a $181 million project to cut travel time, according to an October news release from the state's transportation department and Amtrak. (more...)
'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' role-playing game announced for mobile 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' role-playing game announced for mobile
- December 15, 2017

The game takes place in the 1980s - which in the Harry Potter timeline means it is set well before Harry, Ron, Hermione and their classmates began their studies - but it will feature such characters as Dumbledore, Hagrid and Professor Snape. (more...)
Facebook opens AR platform and 'World Effects' to all developers Facebook opens AR platform and 'World Effects' to all developers
- December 14, 2017

Previously, Facebook implemented AR features where users were able to wear these virtual masks or use some sorts of filters using their camera as well. To use a World Effect, simply open the Messenger Camera , and scroll to choose from the camera effects. "Currently, Facebook says there's support for a heart, arrow, and robot, while there are bubbles and words that read "love", 'bae", "heart", and "miss you". (more...)
The Most Popular Google Searches of 2017 The Most Popular Google Searches of 2017
- December 14, 2017

It wouldn't be Ireland if we weren't obsessing about the weather and a second hurricane makes an appearance in the top 10 most searched for terms. Lauer was sacked on November 29 from NBC News following a secret meeting where his alleged victim and her lawyer told NBC brass her story of inappropriate sexual behavior from the " Today " show host. (more...)
Trump attacks reporter over already-deleted crowd size tweet Trump attacks reporter over already-deleted crowd size tweet
- December 13, 2017

Attendance at the Pensacola rally became an issue after Trump called out Weigel, the Washington Post reporter, for his tweet , and the dispute surfaced again at the White House press briefing on Monday afternoon. "Arena was packed to the rafters , the crowd was loud, loving and really smart", he said. "They definitely get what's going on". Weigel quickly deleted the tweet after another journalist pointed out his error. (more...)
Apple's App Store Now Offers Pre-Orders: How It Works Apple's App Store Now Offers Pre-Orders: How It Works
- December 12, 2017

A developer will now be able to put their app in the App Store up to 90 days in advance of its release, rather than only being able to publish their app when it's ready to launch . Although the App Store has largely remained the same since its launch in July 2008, Apple has made a number of changes over the past year and a half. (more...)
The web mocks weirdly long leg in 'Ready Player One' poster The web mocks weirdly long leg in 'Ready Player One' poster
- December 12, 2017

It's a re-adaptation from the famous book written by Ernest Cline . In the year 2045 cities have become overpopulated, polluted and corrupted. Along with the new trailer, Warner Bros. In one of the frames we saw a character that resembled Boba Fett from Star Wars but we can't confirm it is him. Whether the fact that Sheridan's character Wade Watts has a stupendously long leg is key to the plot - it's not mentioned in the book - we do have a little more insight into the movie, thanks to ... (more...)
'Zelda,' 'Cuphead,' 'Hellblade' triple winners at The Game Awards 2017 'Zelda,' 'Cuphead,' 'Hellblade' triple winners at The Game Awards 2017
- December 10, 2017

YouTube/NintendoLink, the protagonist of " The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ". The image of Link riding the Master Cycle Zero in the release trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's second DLC expansion pack may have been surprising, but Nintendo teased a bike-riding Link for the newest entry in the franchise earlier this year. (more...)
Facebook Messenger Instant Games to Get Live Streaming and More Facebook Messenger Instant Games to Get Live Streaming and More
- December 09, 2017

The social media giant has catered this wish of its users as Facebook Now Allows You to Live Stream While Playing Games. Facebook Inc. today is expanding Instant Games with new features, including additional games, live streaming and a video chat feature that will be available early next year. (more...)
Apple Watch watchOS 4.2 update brings Pay Cash Support
- December 07, 2017

If you're on iOS 11.2 and are living in a region where the service is available, you should see an Apple Pay Cash toggle. Apple Pay Cash is ideal for smaller payments among friends - for instance, suppose a user owes their friend some money. (more...)
Google launches lighter Android Oreo (Go edition) for entry level devices Google launches lighter Android Oreo (Go edition) for entry level devices
- December 07, 2017

In Android Go , the Google Play Store offers a streamlined experience, showcasing Go-optimized apps that won't impact storage space or run slowly, and phones are also protected with Google's Play Protect, which is now a standard security feature in all Android Oreo devices. (more...)
IPhone users hit by bug causing phones to crash IPhone users hit by bug causing phones to crash
- December 04, 2017

The new iOS 11.2 update is there for the eligible devices and the update is rolled out over-the-air in the settings app. This comes well ahead of Apple's usual Tuesday release of iOS updates . iOS 11 has received four patches since it was released, but the notification issue is not believed to have been addressed in the latest, released on October 31. (more...)
PUBG to run at 60 FPS on the Xbox One X PUBG to run at 60 FPS on the Xbox One X
- December 02, 2017

That made many Xbox One gamers very excited, but Bluehole didn't talk about the upgrades that PUBG will get on the Xbox One X. We didn't know how PUBG will run on the Xbox One X until now. Yes, it is important, but it's not as important for us as it is in a twitch shooter. However, given the popularity of the game, Microsoft would surely be making efforts to maintain its exclusivity as long as possible. (more...)
Fortnite update includes smoke grenades, new leaderboards and Xbox One X patch Fortnite update includes smoke grenades, new leaderboards and Xbox One X patch
- November 30, 2017

Epic Games responded by banning cheating accounts and suing the worst offenders. Rogers then proceeded to challenge this takedown request, which put Epic into the position of either dropping the claim or file a suit against him, with the latter being the company's choice. (more...)
Oscar Pistorius' Jail Sentence for Killing Girlfriend Increased to 13 Years Oscar Pistorius' Jail Sentence for Killing Girlfriend Increased to 13 Years
- November 27, 2017

However, the Supreme Court of Appeals upgraded the "culpable homicide" charge to murder two months later, resulting in the six-year prison sentence, but both prosecutors and Steenkamp's family argued that the sentence, handed down by oft-criticized judge Thokozile Masipa , was too lenient. (more...)
Apple to launch standard edition handset in mid Apple to launch standard edition handset in mid
- November 25, 2017

That means no low-priced iPhone X, but you can save a pretty tidy sum on iMacs, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or Mac Mini if you've been holding out on a new computer. Previous rumors had suggested that the handset would launch this year. For imaging, the device might come with a 12MP primary camera and a 5MP selfie camera at the front. (more...)
You can now share high-quality photos on Facebook Messenger You can now share high-quality photos on Facebook Messenger
- November 24, 2017

PayPal has for some time supported Facebook's Messenger app across a number of initiatives, including adding B2C transactions previous year and a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment option through Messenger a few weeks ago. Starting today, Messenger is rolling out 4K resolution on both iPhone and Android to users in the US, Canada, France, Australia, the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea. (more...)
Apple to unveil iPhone SE 2 next year Apple to unveil iPhone SE 2 next year
- November 24, 2017

Apple will launch a new version of its entry level iPhone SE in the first half of 2018, according to a new report from Taiwan. Three weeks later, the company is continuing to improve its shipping times for the iPhone X , as Apple Canada's website now shows 1-2 weeks for all models. (more...)
Check out early renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 Check out early renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9
- November 23, 2017

The two phones are said to be almost identical in appearance to their predecessors - to borrow a term, this will clearly be a "tock" model year. This is earlier than Samsung typically pulls the curtain back for new phones, but it's unclear exactly how much Samsung will be revealing at the trade show. (more...)
Marvell To Buy Cavium For $6 Billion, Creating Chip Powerhouse Marvell To Buy Cavium For $6 Billion, Creating Chip Powerhouse
- November 21, 2017

The transaction will combine Marvell's portfolio of storage drive controllers, networking systems and wireless connectivity products with Cavium's portfolio of multicore processing, networking communications, storage connectivity and security products. (more...)
Strategy JRPG Valkyria Chronicles 4 launches on Xbox One in 2018 Strategy JRPG Valkyria Chronicles 4 launches on Xbox One in 2018
- November 21, 2017

Valkyria Chronicles 4 was announced in a lengthy reveal trailer that opens with the development team talking about the design process like researching paintings for the visuals and opting for a more immersive experience. Further it was also said; that the players will be taking command of the young and eager Commander Claude Wallace, Riley Miller-the heavy weapons extraordinaire/engineer, ice-cold ace sniper-Kai Schulen, Darscen Raz-the hot-headed, and much more. (more...)
Possible outage affecting iPhone users with AT&T Possible outage affecting iPhone users with AT&T
- November 17, 2017

AT&T has replied to several customers on the social media site, advising them to turn their phones off and then back on. According to DownDetector , more than 6,000 customer service requests had poured in by 6 p.m. A Northern California AT&T representative acknowledged the wireless service problems telling ABC 7 News, "We are aware of an issue affecting some users ability to make certain wireless calls". (more...)
OnePlus 5T Specs, Price, And Release Date Officially Announced OnePlus 5T Specs, Price, And Release Date Officially Announced
- November 17, 2017

As the company already confirmed, OnePlus 5T features 3.5 mm headphone jack. First and foremost, the most noticeable change between the two phones is the display as this will be the first thing you see when you open the box. Worth mentioning though is that it will be the beta version of Oreo software serving as the base for that version of OxygenOS, and with the phone launching on November 22nd, those who are thinking about picking it up will have about a month wait before they get bumped ... (more...)
Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary
- November 15, 2017

Google Doodle recently honoured Urdu author Abdul Qavi Desnavi and Himalayan explorer Nain Singh Rawat . The piece of paper celebrates with a small dance. Soennecken, who was the son of a blacksmith, has several inventions to his credit. The inventor founded the Soennecken company, an office supplier. (more...)
HTC unveils new standalone VR headset in Beijing HTC unveils new standalone VR headset in Beijing
- November 15, 2017

The Taiwanese manufacturer has stated that it is looking to attract a mainstream audience, and considering Oculus' $199 standalone VR headset is set to arrive sometime next year, it'll be interesting to see where the Vive Focus slots in. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) gets FCC nod; mid-range Android phone launch imminent
- November 14, 2017

Now, we've got a new leak from two engineers on LinkedIn who suggests that Galaxy S9 will come with a new sensor and improved IoT connectivity. The Galaxy A5 is expected to be launched in 2018. Samsung Galaxy A series is the mid-range premium one from the company with the A7, A5 and A3 usually being launched. As for now, the only concrete details for major upgrades on the Galaxy S9 relate to the device's rear camera sensors. (more...)
Huge OnePlus 5T leak reveals everything you could want to know Huge OnePlus 5T leak reveals everything you could want to know
- November 13, 2017

As you'd expect all the things are similar to what we have seen in the leaked images yesterday. We have enlisted everything here to get you the right information about this phone. "While the OnePlus 5 has a 5.5" display with plenty of bezel to house the bottom fingerprint reader, much of that has been stripped for the OnePlus 5T's larger 6-inch AMOLED panel. (more...)
Hulu is Coming to the Nintendo Switch Today Hulu is Coming to the Nintendo Switch Today
- November 11, 2017

For all of your upcoming holiday gatherings and long road trips, the Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems are the flawless video game systems to keep you and your family entertained. To them, I say, what about the promise of the Switch, where you can undock the device and walk around using it? This was why the focus at first was exclusively on Nintendo Switch games . (more...)
Google Pixel 2 XL's microphone not working? Try CPR! Google Pixel 2 XL's microphone not working? Try CPR!
- November 11, 2017

More trouble has been reported when the Pixel 2 XL's screen was found easy to scratch , no thanks to the damaged oleophobic coating. Google is yet to come out with a fix for the issue. Now the screen goes out, if a smartphone for a long time not to use it. Google also calibrated color modes display Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , bringing the color a little more natural. (more...)
Apple finally fixes Apple finally fixes "i" autocorrect issue
- November 10, 2017

Apple released the updated on Thursday, making it the sixth update to iOS 11 . iPhone , iPad and iPod Touch users can go to Settings General Software Update to download iOS 11 .1.1. For now, the service is available for USA customers only with iOS devices on 11.2 or later. Apple already provided a step-by-step guide to temporarily disable the autocorrect bug, but a software update is also expected to be released soon. (more...)