Technology


LG Q6 launched in India at Rs 14990; available as Amazon exclusive LG Q6 launched in India at Rs 14990; available as Amazon exclusive
- August 10, 2017

It has a 5.5-inch full HD amoled display and runs the company's Oxygen OS based on Android 7.0. The rest of the spec sheet will likely not blow you away. The device does not have fingerprint sensor instead it is unlocked by face recognition . Moving on to connectivity , the Q6 offers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, USB OTG, and 4G VoLTE support. (more...)
Borderlands Developer Gearbox Software Reveals New Game Borderlands Developer Gearbox Software Reveals New Game
- August 10, 2017

It seems card games are all the rage these days, with even Valve jumping into the genre earlier today . The developer plans to hold a short closed technical test this summer across North American servers, but the test will be open to gamers across the globe. (more...)
Mom's exuberant back-to-school photo goes viral on Facebook Mom's exuberant back-to-school photo goes viral on Facebook
- August 10, 2017

Willingham wrote in the post that has since been shared over 11,000 times. As a way to celebrate this monumental occasion, they chose to opt for a photo shoot so they would never forget the joy of watching their kids hop back on those yellow school buses and be immersed in books and knowledge. (more...)
How to watch new Android phone unveiling How to watch new Android phone unveiling
- August 10, 2017

It's available in 32GB and 64GB storage options with 3GB and 4GB of RAM respectively. It won't be long before the Lenovo K8 Note will be seen in the flesh, at least in India, where it will be launched tomorrow, August 9. The only three additions from Lenovo are the depth mode in camera software , TheaterMax VR technology, and Dolby ATMOS feature for enhanced audio experience. (more...)
WhatsApp to allow bank to bank transfer using UPI? WhatsApp to allow bank to bank transfer using UPI?
- August 10, 2017

People cannot view this update in the beta version now, there is a hidden preview about this feature. It seems like soon it will be out to the public. Currently, there are 50 banks who are members of UPI and out of them, 37 have developed their own UPI applications. WhatsApp had already hinted earlier to bring UPI integration into its chat app. (more...)
Milla Jovovich in talks to play villain in 'Hellboy' reboot Milla Jovovich in talks to play villain in 'Hellboy' reboot
- August 10, 2017

The film is anticipated to begin shooting in September in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria. There's no word yet on when precisely Hellboy: Rise Of The Blood Queen will hit screens, but it's understood that director Neil Marshall is now ramping up production having finished his work on the pilot episode of Netflix's reboot of Lost In Space . (more...)
Gionee launches A1 Lite, partners Airtel, Paytm for exciting offers Gionee launches A1 Lite, partners Airtel, Paytm for exciting offers
- August 10, 2017

As far as memory is concerned, the A1 Lite comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The device features three capacitive navigation buttons for multitasking, home, and back (from left to right). Connectivity options of Gionee A1 Lite are - Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE, 3.5mm audio-jack, micro USB, and Global Positioning System. (more...)
LG confirms details of the V30 launch including streaming of the event LG confirms details of the V30 launch including streaming of the event
- August 10, 2017

Conventional plastic lens, top, receives less light than V30's glass, bottom, LG said. LG will use a glass crystal lens for better colour reproduction, LG said. " For the users for whom the V series was designed, this kind of innovation is significant ", he added. This is indeed quite a step forward for LG which has been working hard on improving the smartphone camera technology in the past few years. (more...)
Anker unveils $35 Alexa-powered Eufy Genie smart speaker Anker unveils $35 Alexa-powered Eufy Genie smart speaker
- August 10, 2017

Thinking of picking up an Anker Eufy Genie? If the $15 difference isn't much of a concern to you, there still may be a reason to pick up the Eufy Genie over the Echo Dot . "With less than $600, consumers can experience a Eufy smart home entirely controlled by Genie". You can still do that with Genie, but why would you wanna go through the hassle? In other words, Amazon's decision to open up its Alexa platform to third party developers has led to the creation of a product that ... (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support
- August 10, 2017

Update 5.0 for the PS4 is set to launch later this year, but details regarding the patch have recently surfaced. Update 5.0 will let PlayStation 4 Pro owners stream content out to Twitch at 1080p and 60FPS, among other features. You'll also be able to follow whoever you want without needing a friend request to be verified, and without filling up your friend limit. This will allow followers to see and share more content. (more...)
Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe
- August 10, 2017

In it he recommended that users change their passwords at least every 90 days, and substitute numbers and symbols for letters in words to create passwords like "1n$ecure". People often change just one character of their password if the platform allows it, completely defeating the objective of the requirement in the first place. (more...)
This probably wasn't the hoped-for reaction to Valve's new game reveal This probably wasn't the hoped-for reaction to Valve's new game reveal
- August 10, 2017

The Artifact game will also be available on iPhone and Android , which would be a huge win for the company. You can check out an embed of the Artifact teaser trailer below. For some sense of what " Artifact " will be, think of games like " Hearthstone " from Blizzard Entertainment. Hearthstone is a good example of a game recent overnight popularity after Valve released the mobile version. (more...)
Stock Futures Lower as North Korea Threatens US in Guam Stock Futures Lower as North Korea Threatens US in Guam
- August 10, 2017

U.S. stocks clawed back losses late on Wednesday as investors appeared to brush off geopolitical concerns after falling in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea . defense index up 1.48 percent at 409.58. USA stock indexes edged lower in early trading Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, pulling back from the markets most recent record highs. (more...)
LawBreakers Update 1.04 Is Out Now On PS4, Fixes Stuttering Issue LawBreakers Update 1.04 Is Out Now On PS4, Fixes Stuttering Issue
- August 10, 2017

It was speculated that the game might be coming to the Xbox One but Bleszinski has since ruled this out. Unfortunately, the launch isn't going as smoothly as BossKey would have liked, at least for the PS4. That all being said, as someone who's played the game, many people will probably enjoy Lawbreakers once the problem is fixed, you're going to get a lot of bang for your buck. (more...)
Stay in President Trump's childhood home for $725 per night Stay in President Trump's childhood home for $725 per night
- August 10, 2017

The five-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath home in Jamaica Estates , Queens boasts seventeen beds-two sofa beds and many bunk beds, with a few regular ones thrown in. Check out the listing here. Staying in the President's former home will set you back $725 a night. "Not much has been changed since the Trumps lived here", the listing reads . (more...)
Sharp Unveils New AQUOS S2 Smartphone With Notched Top Bezel Sharp Unveils New AQUOS S2 Smartphone With Notched Top Bezel
- August 09, 2017

Sharp on Monday, August 7 unveiled its 29th edge-to-edge release dubbed AQUOS S2 which looks rather familiar. Aquos S2 will be available in black, white, and blue panels, but later there will be other options. The display offers a 550 nits brightness and an impressive 135% of RGB colour coverage. This FFD technology takes the screen-to-body ratio of the Sharp Aquos S2 to 84.95 percent. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest
- August 09, 2017

The mean target of $65.00 should be compared with the price when the stock was languishing around $35.12 a share. This is according to the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters which have recently published research reports on the firm. The Company develops and distributes content and services across various gaming platforms, including video game consoles, personal computers (PC) and mobile devices. (more...)
Intel Teases New Intel Teases New "Ruler" SSD Form Factor
- August 09, 2017

The ruler form factor, which is called so for its long, skinny shape, is said to shift storage from the 2.5-inch and 3.5inch design for traditional hard disk drives , and the add-in card form factor, and offers a non-volatile storage technology. (more...)
Disney unveils statue to honor two-year-old boy killed by alligator Disney unveils statue to honor two-year-old boy killed by alligator
- August 09, 2017

The lighthouse is meant to spread awareness for the organization, a Disney spokesman said in a statement . The gold and blue statue featuring two big blue stars is accompanied by a plaque honoring the Lane Graves Foundation and was built near where the tragedy happened at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in June 2016, the Orlando Sentinel reports . (more...)
Zapdos Makes Its Way To Pokemon Go Today Zapdos Makes Its Way To Pokemon Go Today
- August 09, 2017

It's clear that people still have an interest in Pokemon GO . Make sure to return there once the timer is up so you can take part. Golem . Golem is a Ground/Rock type Pokemon , which means it will take reduced damage from Zapdos' electric attacks. (more...)
Dance to the music - Xbox is getting Spotify support starting today Dance to the music - Xbox is getting Spotify support starting today
- August 09, 2017

Similarly to how Spotify works on PS4, Microsoft says the Xbox One version of the app will be able to function in the background, pumping out the jams without taking up any precious screen real estate. The release comes over two years after Sony released a Spotify app for the PlayStation 4, through an exclusivity deal that locked Microsoft out of offering a similar choice. (more...)
The Lion King live action remake has just cast two more characters The Lion King live action remake has just cast two more characters
- August 09, 2017

Disney's live-action remake of " The Lion King " has found its Rafiki in " Captain America: Civil War " actor John Kani. Civil War star John Kani will be playing the wise and cheeky Rafiki. Sinister Scar, who is the brother of Mufasa and uncle to the young cub Simba, was originally voiced by Jeremy Irons in the award-winning 1994 animated Disney movie. (more...)
Overwatch Summer Games Event Now Live, New Skins Revealed Overwatch Summer Games Event Now Live, New Skins Revealed
- August 09, 2017

It runs through August 29. Overwatch's Summer Games event is live today and I know, I know - get to the skins already! Like the controversial anniversary event, every new skin in this update is Legendary rarity, although the old skins of Epic rarity are still available and at only 250 credits. (more...)
Ahead Of Next Update, For Honor Is Free To Play This Weekend Ahead Of Next Update, For Honor Is Free To Play This Weekend
- August 09, 2017

Ubisoft's been making quite the push to get more players into their melee-focused combat game For Honor . The free trial will include the entire game so expect a hefty download. As is the case with every other game that's had a free weekend recently, all you need to do is download the file from your platform's respective store and be ready to jump into battle from August 10. (more...)
OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold
- August 09, 2017

However, once the now available units of the Soft Gold OnePlus 5 have sold out, with will not be restocked. The latest "flagship killer" from OnePlus will now be available in Soft Gold . Aside from the new color, the soft gold version of the OnePlus 5 is identical to the model released two months ago. Furthermore, the phone runs on an Android Nougat Operating System based on Oxygen OS. (more...)
Deputy Minister of Higher Education assaults two women in Fourways Deputy Minister of Higher Education assaults two women in Fourways
- August 08, 2017

Mr Manana made his apology "to the victim, her family. and all South Africans" and said that he hoped to speak to her personally to "address the harm that has occurred". "I also commit myself to, when the time is right, further engage with Ms Duma and her family to apologise". According to the spokesperson of the police Vuyo Mhaga questioned by AFP, the incident happened around 4 p.m. (more...)
Mobile Launches New Data Plan for Seniors Mobile Launches New Data Plan for Seniors
- August 08, 2017

The offer requires proof of age and autopay each month. "For years, the carriers have been patronizing the generation that invented wireless". T-Mobile ( TMUS ) has announced a new unlimited data plan which will cost $60 a month, plus taxes and fees, for customers aged 55 and up. (more...)
Jai Lava Kusa makers reveal first look of Junior NTR's Lava Jai Lava Kusa makers reveal first look of Junior NTR's Lava
- August 08, 2017

Now, the poster of Lava offers a look at his decent avatar. Going by the look, we can say if Jai is equivalent to Ravana then Lava is Ram with a smile that can instantly make you a fangirl or a fanboy. Popular Bollywood actor Ronit Roy is playing the antagonist in the movie, which has the music by Devi Sri Prasad. The film Jai Lava Kusa has excellent craze in fans and the audience. (more...)
Luxury carmakers protest the hike in cess on large cars, SUVs Luxury carmakers protest the hike in cess on large cars, SUVs
- August 08, 2017

With pressure building up from states, the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) Council will soon start publishing rates of various products to prod companies to pass on gains, including those from input tax credit, says a Times of India report. (more...)
Samsung heir could face 12 years in jail for bribery Samsung heir could face 12 years in jail for bribery
- August 08, 2017

Park also sought jail terms for other Samsung executives related to the case, including 10 years for Choi Gee-sung, former head of Samsung's corporate strategy office. The payment was suspected of being made in exchange for political favors in the controversial 2015 merger of two Samsung affiliates seen as crucial to the father-to-son power transfer of the Samsung family. (more...)