Technology


LG's Rollable Display May Be the Future of TVs LG's Rollable Display May Be the Future of TVs
- January 10, 2018

A spindle inside the box gradually unfurls the OLED screen, which has a 4K resolution. The headline feature on LG's 2018 TV lineup however is Artificial Intelligence (AI). The 65-inch rollable UHD OLED display is built in a way that it can be rolled up and hidden when not in use. The contrast is also ideal because black pixels in an OLED matrix are simply off. (more...)
Redmi Note 5 leaks again, loses more bezels up front
- January 10, 2018

With 2018 getting off to an exciting start in the world of gadgets - courtesy CES 2018 , leaks and rumours of flagship phones have started raining heavily. A 2.0GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor runs the phone with the help of 3GB/4GB RAM. This 4G smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top of it and is backed up by a 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery which claims to offer up to 72 hours of standby time. (more...)
Intel CEO Confronts Chip Security Flaws As AMD Fixes Raise Issues
- January 10, 2018

It will go by the name " Intel Product Assurance and Security". "We are still discovering new ways to apply the power of AI and data". According to researchers, the company knew since June about Meltdown and Spectre. Intel's chips are invisible to most people, tiny components hidden inside desktop computers or data centers. Intel plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars and other cutting-edge technologies. (more...)
Football coach Barry Bennell 'predatory paedophile with unfettered access to boys' Football coach Barry Bennell 'predatory paedophile with unfettered access to boys'
- January 10, 2018

One of the alleged victims' dad told how he was "wracked with guilt" after confronting Bennell about rumours of his conduct towards boys. Numerous alleged offenses took place at the home addresses of Bennell, who met some of the complainants while working as a scout for Manchester City, the prosecution said. (more...)
Cong accuses Yogi Adityanath of provoking Cong accuses Yogi Adityanath of provoking "communal passions"
- January 10, 2018

It is second time Adityanath is participating in the party's rally in the state after he did on December 21 at Hubballi in north Karnataka. He said AICC president Rahul Gandhi too had visited various mutts and temples as soon as the election to the Gujarat assembly was announced. (more...)
Apple Confirms Mac and iOS Devices Vulnerable to Intel, ARM Chip Flaws Apple Confirms Mac and iOS Devices Vulnerable to Intel, ARM Chip Flaws
- January 10, 2018

Apple on Thursday released a statement saying that all of its Mac and iOS devices are affected by the flaws. Researchers at Google's Project Zero , academic institutions and private companies published their findings on the vulnerabilities on Wednesday. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Lava Red landing in India on Jan 11 OnePlus 5T Lava Red landing in India on Jan 11
- January 10, 2018

That may be because the Star Wars Limited Edition and Sandstone White OnePlus 5T are exactly the same, give or take a Star Wars logo. Although the spec sheet remains the same, there is awesome change appearance. This makes the price Rs 1000 more expensive than the regular model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. OnePlus 5T also features a dual camera setup, a standard 16MP lens, and another 20MP lens. (more...)
James Damore Is Fighting the Good Fight for White Men in Tech James Damore Is Fighting the Good Fight for White Men in Tech
- January 10, 2018

The lawsuit alleges Google awarded bonuses to employees who criticized Damore. In Damore's viral memo from last summer, he suggested that women engineers were biologically inferior to their male counterparts and that diversity programs did not work. (more...)
Panasonic GH5s targets 4K videography, removes in-body stabilisation Panasonic GH5s targets 4K videography, removes in-body stabilisation
- January 10, 2018

The new GH5S can also focus in lower light than the GH5, down to -5EV from the GH5's -4EV. The new Lumix GH5S will retail for A$3,499 and is scheduled to land in Australia sometime in February 2018. However, at only £200 less than the Sony A7S II the GH5S may pose a conundrum for some. For those that are looking at a Cinema 4K camera that does quite well in low light conditions, this may be the new camera for you. (more...)
Apple investigated by France for 'planned obsolescence' of older iPhones Apple investigated by France for 'planned obsolescence' of older iPhones
- January 10, 2018

To avoid its sudden shutdown, the corporation has made changes to the IOS operating system that slow down the performance of certain resource-scarce functions. When contacted by AFP, Apple France gave no comment on the matter. It denied incorporating planned obsolescence. "The slowing down of older devices seems to have the deliberate aim of pushing Apple customers towards purchasing the new model", the group said. (more...)
Fisker EMotion Global Debut was at CES 2018 Fisker EMotion Global Debut was at CES 2018
- January 10, 2018

The company claims the sedan can crack the 0-60mph (0-97km/h) standard in under three seconds, and shoot on through to a top speed of 259km/h. The manufacturer didn't note the EMotions 0-60 time (potentially due to the machine's inevitably heavy weight due to the amount of energy storage used to power the auto for 400 miles); however, it did mention that the vehicle's top speed will be around an estimated 161-miles per hour. (more...)
TCL Communcations Brings New Alcatel Smartphone Series To CES 2018 TCL Communcations Brings New Alcatel Smartphone Series To CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

Billed as "full view" panels, and obviously manufactured by TCL itself, these will be accompanied by smaller or larger bezels. The range will feature dual cameras, a lovely design, and a high-resolution display. The Alcatel 3 series will give consumers an optimal blend of the latest features while still taking into consideration an affordable price. Speaking of which, the 3 Series is also a bit trim on details with Alcatel simply saying it has a "large and high-resolution" display, which ... (more...)
Dell Mobile Connect marries your smartphone to your PC Dell Mobile Connect marries your smartphone to your PC
- January 09, 2018

It's a huge convenience to be able to respond to text messages and view incoming phone notifications right from your computer, so Dell has created a new app called Mobile Connect that lets you do just that and plans to ship the app on most of its new PCs. (more...)
Intel's quantum computing efforts take a major step forward Intel's quantum computing efforts take a major step forward
- January 09, 2018

Krzanich said Intel has shipped its first 49-qubit quantum computing test chip, called Tangle Lake. Intel isn't the only one pursuing this goal - IBM happens to have a giant 50-qubit quantum computer hanging around at CES - and the competition between tech giants to own this next generation of computing can only make it come faster. (more...)
Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device
- January 09, 2018

According to a report from online news network Cheddar , the device will be similar to Amazon's Echo Show , which is a voice-controlled virtual assistant as well as an interactive display. The Facebook device will include a wide-angle camera that will be able to recognize faces and match them with their Facebook account. Facebook's hardware won't be announced at CES 2018 , the sources say, instead being slated for an early May unveiling with a launch date later on this year. (more...)
Qualcomm widens support for Alexa, Cortana and the Google Assistant Qualcomm widens support for Alexa, Cortana and the Google Assistant
- January 09, 2018

Qualcomm Technologies announced that its Smart Audio Platform now supports Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana. According to a new entry on the Windows Blog , Microsoft expects Cortana to come to new devices throughout the 2018 calendar year as more companies gain access to the growing cloud AI that is becoming Cortana. (more...)
Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacement Is Limited To One Per Device Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacement Is Limited To One Per Device
- January 09, 2018

Meanwhile, Barclays analysts noted last week that Apple's battery replacement program may affect its iPhone sales for 2018 . Eventually, the company was forced to admit its practice, which many people assume wasn't aimed at conserving battery life at all - rather, they believe Apple is deliberately slowing down phones in order to spur people to upgrade to newer, more expensive models. (more...)
Huawei P10 and P10 Plus (International Variants) Get Android Oreo Beta Update Huawei P10 and P10 Plus (International Variants) Get Android Oreo Beta Update
- January 09, 2018

Huawei is now working on a new smartphone, Huawei P11 which is expected to be unveiled at MWC 2018 . Android Oreo's already arrived in a stable form to the P10 and P10 Plus in China, so this beta is for the worldwide variant of the phones. (more...)
Amazon, Google Jockey For Spotlight At CES Tech Trade Show Amazon, Google Jockey For Spotlight At CES Tech Trade Show
- January 09, 2018

Google has usually maintained a low-profile role during the CES events in the past. This year's CES starts on Tuesday January 9th at 6pm (UK time) and finishes on Friday January 12th. One of the large companies that can be expected at CES is Google. Also this year an interesting aspect will be the show's opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, days after the company announced huge security flaw that affects virtually all latest devices that houses its processors. (more...)
PS4 and Xbox One version of de Blob 2 announced for February PS4 and Xbox One version of de Blob 2 announced for February
- January 09, 2018

Previously remastered for the PC previous year, de Blob 2 sees the titular hero returning to battle the nefarious Comrade Black, who has begun waging war against all things colour. Inside, outside, above the Earth and below it, Blob embarks on mini missions and epic boss battles to restore color and music back to this rich universe. (more...)
Steam Smashes Concurrent User Record, Hits 18 Million Players Steam Smashes Concurrent User Record, Hits 18 Million Players
- January 09, 2018

The concurrent users total doesn't mean that everyone now logged into the service has to be playing a game at the time, and could simply mean that users are available online. Steam remains one of the most popular digital distributors for games around, and the company, owned by Valve, has seen yet another record when it comes to concurrent users. (more...)
Has $420000 Position in Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE)
- January 09, 2018

About 170,646 shares traded. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has risen 42.29% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Goldman Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Friday, October 13 with "Buy" rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of ADBE in report on Tuesday, September 26 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
WhatsApp updates its beta app with new features WhatsApp updates its beta app with new features
- January 09, 2018

In 2016, WhatsApp added video call functionality to their app but there was no update to that option until now. The latest update bumps the beta app to v2.18.4 and brings new stickers and Quick switch between audio and video calls. Facebook-owned WhatsApp introduced many new features past year in order to enhance user experience. In case of the latter, the voice call will continue normally. (more...)
Linksys' new router automatically detects Xbox One gaming (and makes it faster) Linksys' new router automatically detects Xbox One gaming (and makes it faster)
- January 09, 2018

The WRT32XB is a router from Linksys specifically created to improve your connection when using an Xbox One . Supposedly, the WRT32XB prioritizes and accelerates gaming traffic for your Xbox One to provide you will a faster connection than other routers on the market. (more...)
Razer Chroma and Philips Hue is a match made in RGB heaven Razer Chroma and Philips Hue is a match made in RGB heaven
- January 09, 2018

Starting today, Philips Lighting has officially announced that the Razer Chroma ecosystem now plays nicely with Hue thanks to the APIs of the two working together. While not as revolutionary, Razer's Chroma system has always been giving gamers almost complete control over the colors and lights of compatible Razer products. (more...)
Now Jamie Dimon says he regrets calling bitcoin a Now Jamie Dimon says he regrets calling bitcoin a "fraud"
- January 09, 2018

But in a new interview he has praised blockchain - the underlying "distributed ledger" cloud technology behind cryptocurrencies - and said he regretted making his earlier comments. Along with his earlier bitcoin is a "fraud" statement the executive also blasted digital currency investors past year. Dimon and Lake, however, have commended blockchain - the technology used by bitcoin and other digital currencies - a view echoed by Citigroup Inc (C.N) CFO John Gerspach and many others across ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) silently introduced with entry-level specs Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) silently introduced with entry-level specs
- January 09, 2018

Other than the specs and features, the pricing and availability of the device is mentioned as well. The Galaxy J2 Pro (2018 ) is the newest entry-level phone from Samsung. The smartphone has a Super AMOLED display, one of its highlights, and also has a front facing flash module for better selfies. Whereas the front camera is of 5MP and has an aperture size of f/2.2. (more...)
The Nokia Sleep Sensor Can Help Control Your Smart Home The Nokia Sleep Sensor Can Help Control Your Smart Home
- January 09, 2018

What do you think of the Nokia Sleep? Actually, the Sleep is largely similar in looks to the Aura save for one noticeable difference: The Sleep ditches the big light pod and alarm speaker that took up a lot of space on your night stand. That's not all though, Nokia has teamed up with sleep experts to develop the Sleep Smarter Program. The Health Mate app will also work on Alexa. Sleep data collected automatically syncs to the Nokia Health Mate app to give all health and sleep data in one ... (more...)
Bayonetta 2 Switch Changes Include Amiibo Support And Local Multiplayer
- January 09, 2018

Don't worry, there's a download code for a digital version of the first game in the series, it hasn't been left out. The classic control is the use of the Joy-cons and the touch controls will sure add a twist to the way we play action games. (more...)
Corsair Announces New Wireless Gaming Peripherals & Accessories Corsair Announces New Wireless Gaming Peripherals & Accessories
- January 09, 2018

The two versions of the Dark Core RGB and the MM1000 Qi will be available starting this month at $80 (Dark Core RGB), $90 (Dark Core RGB SE ), and $80 (MM1000 Qi). The Corsair K63 wireless gaming keyboard is available now for a price of $109, whereas the MM1000 wireless charging mousepad costs $79. This gadget features a memory foam cushion for your lap, an integrated wrist rest, a cloth surface mouse pad and a locking mechanism that makes it easy to instantly snap your K63 keyboard in and ... (more...)