Technology


Leaked iPhone 8 firmware reveals animated emoji, Face ID, and updated AirPods Leaked iPhone 8 firmware reveals animated emoji, Face ID, and updated AirPods
- September 09, 2017

It is not even a week since Apple released its last iOS 11 Beta and yet again the company today launched their tenth developer beta. It looks like the infamous HomePod leak left a few surprises for us after all . Face ID appears to be the official marketing name for what's been referenced as Pearl ID, the facial recognition features that will likely replace the Touch ID fingerprint recognition feature. (more...)
Monster Hunter Stories demo for 3DS available for Nintendo eShop Monster Hunter Stories demo for 3DS available for Nintendo eShop
- September 09, 2017

The game itself was originally released in Japan for the 3DS back in October 2016. The trailer below gives us an overview of that gameplay, in the process also giving us a lot of footage for the game as well. Players befriend the creaturesby stealing their eggs and hatching them, then help them develop their abbilities and even customize their appearance. The launch trailer takes a look at the opening movie, shows a few of the other Riders who also raise monsters, the creatures you may tame, ... (more...)
WhatsApp gets picture-in-picture mode for video calls WhatsApp gets picture-in-picture mode for video calls
- September 09, 2017

WhatsApp has been rolling to several new features nearly every other day; this is basically because the Facebook-owned messaging platform is aiming towards improving its functionalities. Here is what the new features are all about. This enables you to focus on both apps side by side. That said, the PiP mode and Multi-Window are still completely different features that can be activated with different actions. (more...)
Download Google Play Store 8.2.32 APK for Android Download Google Play Store 8.2.32 APK for Android
- September 09, 2017

As Google says 'The more you use Google, the better your feed will be'. The new feed is available on the latest update of the app and users can get it by updating their app from Play Store and the App Store . The new feed will now enable users to follow topics right from search results, helping them to keep up with exactly what they care about and now onwards there will be a new "Follow" button on the knowledge panel. (more...)
Airtel to introduce 4G VoLTE nation-wide starting with Mumbai next week Airtel to introduce 4G VoLTE nation-wide starting with Mumbai next week
- September 09, 2017

Jio has offered 4G data services at subsidised cost for its customers and Airtel may also join the club with its VoLTE services now expanding to metro cities. Reliance Jio added about 67 lakh subscribers in the last two months to cross 130 million subscribers, averaging 1.11 lakh subscribers a day, it's slowest since the launch. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2017 images leaked before official announcement Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2017 images leaked before official announcement
- September 09, 2017

Even after the Galaxy Tab A 2017 has been aimed at the budget segment it looks like the back is made out of metal. At the heart, it is believed to be powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM. Samsung tends to customize its version of Android which means some Android 8.0 Oreo features could be missing from its version of Android Oreo. Let's start with some basics. (more...)
YouTubers avoid fine over Valve 'CS:GO' gambling scam YouTubers avoid fine over Valve 'CS:GO' gambling scam
- September 09, 2017

It's the equivilent of a slap on the wrist for the pair, who faced backlash from the community for advertising their CS:GO gambling site CSGOLotto in their videos without admitting they they not only had a financial stake in the company, but that they were the co-owners of the site itself. (more...)
YouTube mobile app rolls out HDR support for premium smartphones YouTube mobile app rolls out HDR support for premium smartphones
- September 09, 2017

The number of Android smartphones that now support HDR are rather limited. Sadly, this YouTube HDR will not be available for iOS platform as of now. So, the world of entertainment will become more advance with the use of such new technology and smartphones are the main key to expand such services with a faster way to the world. (more...)
RED's Hydrogen One smartphone holographic display revealed RED's Hydrogen One smartphone holographic display revealed
- September 09, 2017

However, the company has claimed that it's still busy with the final finishes and touches of the smartphone . RED has formed a "strategic partnership" with Leia and made an unnamed investment in the company, and Jannard will join its board of directors. (more...)
All new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be electrified from 2020 All new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be electrified from 2020
- September 09, 2017

The announcement comes after news that Jaguar Land Rover will stop making petrol and diesel cars as of 2020 - following in the footsteps of Volvo , which similarly plans to halt sales of non-electric models by 2019 . "Our aim with E-type Zero is to future-proof classic auto ownership". Jag also unveiled a device called 'Sayer, ' an artificially-intelligent personal assistant in the form of a steering wheel that will act as a key to future Jaguar vehicles. (more...)
Rockstar announces LA Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC Vive Rockstar announces LA Noire: The VR Case Files for HTC Vive
- September 09, 2017

L.A. Noire's remaster was rumoured since June, but now it's a reality. And it's one you can play on your current generation console soon. Along with a remastered version for PS4 and Xbox One , Rockstar is working on a VR experience for HTC Vive and is planning to bring the game to Nintendo's Switch as well, complete with a range of features specifically built for the console. (more...)
Destiny 2's First DLC Expansion, Curse of Osiris, Revealed by Microsoft Store Destiny 2's First DLC Expansion, Curse of Osiris, Revealed by Microsoft Store
- September 09, 2017

Previously, the Lighthouse was only accessible for players who gained flawless runs in the player versus player Trials of Osiris. With how impressive Destiny 2 has been so far, hopefully the first DLC will be received better than the Dark Below from Destiny 1. (more...)
Snapchat wants to help college students pivot to video Snapchat wants to help college students pivot to video
- September 09, 2017

But you can only read their stories if you're on-campus. For Snapchat, Campus Publisher Stories provides another way to entertain their youth audience and a reason for them to explore Discover , Snap's network of media outlets including CNN , Cosmopolitan , and Mashable . (more...)
Facebook Wants to Help You Find New Romances & Bromances Facebook Wants to Help You Find New Romances & Bromances
- September 09, 2017

What remains unclear until then is, will people have an option to opt out of it. Do let us know if this feature is appearing on your Facebook Messenger app too. Facebook is now testing a new feature in messenger that promotes you to organise meet ups with friends. And this update comes soon after Facebook added Stories which were originally a Snapchat feature. (more...)
Destiny 2 - How to get the Sturm and Drang Exotic weapon set Destiny 2 - How to get the Sturm and Drang Exotic weapon set
- September 09, 2017

The guide is as spoiler free as possible, but there may be a couple of details which some may consider minor spoilers below. Before you start the quest for this Exotic Hand Cannon, you will have to complete the Destiny 2 campaign. You can reload, but only after you kill 2 or more Fallen in a row, as that will count as 1 point. Rahool will decrypt the Relic of the Golden Age, and you will then need to complete three new objectives. (more...)
The Call of Duty Endowment fund comes to the UK The Call of Duty Endowment fund comes to the UK
- September 09, 2017

This cosmetic micro-transaction nets you an animated Calling Card that allows you to proudly show your support for the Endowment. A United States charity fund called The Call of Duty Endowment has finally made its way to the UK, offering the same support for veterans to find high-quality employment, connected of course to Activision's famous shooter franchise. (more...)
Man shot had knife on Miami airport tarmac Man shot had knife on Miami airport tarmac
- September 09, 2017

The release said the suspect ran through a restricted area onto the tarmac, where a confrontation between a police officer and the suspect occurred. Zabaleta said the officer shot the man after a confrontation ensued. Many passengers who were in the airport trying to escape from Hurricane Irma weren't even aware that anything had happened. According to Twitter user @ ShawnWoodford , Concourse J was evacuated and police were seen surrounding an airplane at Gate J7 on the tarmac. (more...)
How to get Legendary Shards in Destiny 2, ahead of Xur's return How to get Legendary Shards in Destiny 2, ahead of Xur's return
- September 09, 2017

This means that every weekend, Xûr and his inventory will only be accessible for a limited period, in an undisclosed location within Destiny 2's world. Like most things in Destiny 2 , the way Xur works is very different this time. Xûr is among the vendors no longer situated in social spaces, meaning the unusual merchant can appear in any four of the game's regions - Earth, Titan, Nessus, and Io. (more...)
FEC Might Act on Russia-Linked Facebook Political Ads FEC Might Act on Russia-Linked Facebook Political Ads
- September 08, 2017

Facebook and other social media companies have come under intense pressure since the election to curb the flow of false information. Still, Facebook has struggled with exactly how transparent to be about its processes and how deeply to police its users. (more...)
Equifax: 143 million Americans impacted in cybersecurity breach Equifax: 143 million Americans impacted in cybersecurity breach
- September 08, 2017

According to the release, the information accessed includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver's license numbers. The company said Thursday that it has "also identified unauthorized access to limited personal information for certain United Kingdom and Canadian residents". (more...)
Farming Simulator on Switch showcased in trailer Farming Simulator on Switch showcased in trailer
- September 08, 2017

After enthralling millions of players worldwide on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, Farming Simulator is making its way this November to Nintendo's latest console: the Nintendo Switch™. Ever since the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, something has just been missing from the game. The popular series looks to make its way over to Nintendo's portable flagship - the Nintendo Switch, on the 14 of November. (more...)
Here's why the Chiefs released CJ Spiller again before kickoff against Patriots
- September 08, 2017

It's been a seesaw September for Spiller. Over his National Football League career, Spiller had 704 rushes for 3,451 yards with 12 rushing touchdowns and 4,867 yards from scrimmage and 20 total scores. The Chiefs are thin at running back and the team still didn't view him as a valuable asset. Devey, who made his National Football League debut as a member of the aforementioned Patriots in 2014-15, appeared in one regular season game for the Chiefs last season. (more...)
Alexa and Google Assistant star in BBC's interactive radio plays Alexa and Google Assistant star in BBC's interactive radio plays
- September 08, 2017

This is not the first time we've seen interactive stories told through voice assistants. However, unlike these choose your own adventure stories, the BBC's interactive drama casts you as a character that the narrator interacts with, rather than an outside participant. (more...)
Former 'Tonight Show' Studio to Become ESports Arena Former 'Tonight Show' Studio to Become ESports Arena
- September 07, 2017

A few days later on October 13th, the Hearthstone Championship Tour's Summer Championship will come the arena pitting top players against each other all competing for a total prize of $25,000 Dollars. At least some of the matches will be played at Blizzard Arena. In addition to stages for showcasing prominent e-sports competitions, the arena will also feature multiple sound stages, control rooms, areas for practice, and, naturally, a store to buy Blizzard merchandise. (more...)
Facebook may launch comments with coloured background soon Facebook may launch comments with coloured background soon
- September 07, 2017

The feature is now under testing and only a few users are able to access it. Moreover, the colored comments are limited to mobile for now. Facebook is notoriously known for updating it's UI to some rather unwanted features. We expect Facebook might follow a similar pattern for these colored background Facebook comments. After the news broke out, Facebook released a statement on this update being tested for Facebook comments, saying: " We're always exploring new ways for people to connect ... (more...)
DIYer Adds A Headphone Jack To The iPhone 7 DIYer Adds A Headphone Jack To The iPhone 7
- September 07, 2017

And while this does prove that a headphone jack in the iPhone 7 is a technical possibility, the huge amount of work and skill required make it a no-go for all but the most devoted enthusiasts. Despite his success, I feel safe in assuming that most of us won't go through what he did to add a headphone jack to the iPhone 7. Scotty Allen , proprietor of Strange Parts , has created a functional headphone jack for his iPhone 7. (more...)
YY Inc. (YY) Now Covered by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
- September 07, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,567,258 shares. On average, analysts expect that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. has invested 0.03% in the stock. 20,979 are held by Creative Planning. Tradition Capital Management Llc increased Ljm Preservation And Growth Fu stake by 71,520 shares to 441,654 valued at $4.62M in 2016Q4. (more...)
Ford Ranger Raptor Teased: Go Fast On Every Road Ford Ranger Raptor Teased: Go Fast On Every Road
- September 07, 2017

A teaser video has been released showing the new off-road version of Ford's midsize truck tearing through the outback, confirming that the mini Raptor will be hitting the market in Australia by 2018. That official word is via a video released by Ford South Africa-so we still don't know whether the Ranger Raptor is just for foreign markets (where the current Ranger is sold) or whether it's for the new, USA -bound truck. (more...)
Placeholders for Google Drive is Coming for G Suite Customers Placeholders for Google Drive is Coming for G Suite Customers
- September 07, 2017

The last major outage back in January affected about 10 per cent of its active users, Google said. With this launch, Google Drive for Mac/PC is officially deprecated. With Drive File Stream , users can also make specific Drive files available for offline access. We encourage you to use Drive File Stream . To enable Drive File Stream , check " Allow Drive File Stream in your organization ". (more...)
Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume
- September 07, 2017

Disney Walt Co now has $156.66B valuation. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management IL now owns 16,480 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $1,718,000 after acquiring an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. 25,025 were reported by Lederer Assocs Inv Counsel Ca. The North Dakota-based Viking Fund Limited Liability has invested 0.13% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). (more...)