Technology


Fortnite addiction is one of the causes for divorce Fortnite addiction is one of the causes for divorce
- September 18, 2018

Knowing that this is a likelihood, maybe keep the Fortnite playing to when you've actually got some alone time. Popular adult entertainment site Pornhub, which averages 90 million daily users, has released site statistics for user behaviour which shows an increase of Fortnite in its user searches. (more...)
Fortnite's Port-a-Fort is Getting a Legendary Upgrade Soon Fortnite's Port-a-Fort is Getting a Legendary Upgrade Soon
- September 18, 2018

The upcoming item is Port-A-Fortress, and many Fortnite players can guess what it will be about. When a Port-a-Fort consumable is used, it creates a structure made of metal that is three tiles high complete with ramps at the top and tires at the bottom. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 5A flash sale today on Flipkart at 12PM Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 5A flash sale today on Flipkart at 12PM
- September 18, 2018

Lastly, the leak does shed some light on the battery capacity. The battery is expected to offer similar battery life as of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The two leaked images confirm that the Redmi Note 6 Pro specs will have quad cameras on board. (more...)
Google Dragonfly links phone numbers to search results Google Dragonfly links phone numbers to search results
- September 18, 2018

David Cicilline, a U.S. Rep. from Rhode Island, blasted Google with a tweet on Thursday that said the search giant shouldn't be using its vast resources to enable authoritarianism in China . The report suggests that weather and air quality data would be replaced with officially sanctioned information from Bejing, with some suggesting it will be set up to deliberately under-report air-quality in a country which suffers spectacular pollution. (more...)
You Won't Need a Switch Online Subscription to Play Fortnite You Won't Need a Switch Online Subscription to Play Fortnite
- September 18, 2018

Set to go live on September 18, Nintendo Switch Online is a paid service that works similarly to PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold in that it lets subscribers play online against and with one another among other benefits. A Nintendo Switch Online subscription costs $3.99 per month, $7.99 for three months, and $19.99 for a full year. As Switch owners will know, when you pair an officially licensed controller with the console it shows an icon in certain menu screens. (more...)
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Availability Delayed by a week GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Availability Delayed by a week
- September 18, 2018

What just happened? Nvidia has postponed retail availability of its RTX 2080 Ti cards, while maintaining pre-order delivery dates. Pre-orders would be shipped out between September 20 and 27, according to Nvidia. If you've been desperate to remove that pesky extra £1100 that's been clogging up your bank account, you'll be devastated to learn Nvidia's RTX 2080 Ti has been delayed. (more...)
Apple’s MIA AirPower charging pad is seriously messed up Apple’s MIA AirPower charging pad is seriously messed up
- September 18, 2018

Apple first introduced the charger at its iPhone X unveiling previous year, with reports later claiming that the device would ship in March. And the tech giant made no mention of it during the iPhone XS launch event last week. Apple's engineers are also struggling to keep the two dozen coils in the mat from interfering with one another, resulting in a less effective charge, according to the blog. (more...)
IOS 12 is Out Today, But Should You Upgrade? IOS 12 is Out Today, But Should You Upgrade?
- September 18, 2018

And if you have an iPhone X , you can download an Animoji of your choice. iOS 12 - How do I get the new update? The only piece of advice I would have is to wait for a day to install the update or at least not immediately after iOS 12 is released on Tuesday. (more...)
It’s Confirmed, OnePlus 6T Will Not Have A Headphone Jack It’s Confirmed, OnePlus 6T Will Not Have A Headphone Jack
- September 17, 2018

The recently launched Type-C Bullets have already buzzed the internet with speculations of OnePlus 6T ditching 3.5mm headphone jack. Then, the company backed its decision by saying most OnePlus users weren't using NFC. "I don't understand how losing the headphone jack can be a sign of progress", reads another forum comment, questioning the company's suggestion that the OnePlus 6T will be its best device to date in every aspect. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 catches fire Samsung Galaxy Note 9 catches fire
- September 17, 2018

A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously caught fire inside a NY woman's purse earlier this month, according to a lawsuit. The Galaxy Note 9 comes with a large 4,000mAh battery. A report of a Galaxy Note9 catching fire has surfaced online. Samsung's Galaxy Note7 fiasco is something Samsung has tried to put behind it. In a statement, Samsung claimed that no other incidents related to the Galaxy Note 9 have been reported so far and the company is already investigating the matter. (more...)
Google China plan prompts inquiry from US lawmakers Google China plan prompts inquiry from US lawmakers
- September 17, 2018

One of the names said to be on the list is Google senior scientist Jack Poulson, who reportedly first learned of Project Dragonfly after The Intercept initially reported the story in August. It has also refused to engage with human rights groups regarding Dragonfly, ignored reporters' questions, and rebuffed US senators. Presumably, the Google workers quitting in protest want the search giant to kill the project. (more...)
Apple Airs New iPhone XS Ad Titled 'Illusion' Apple Airs New iPhone XS Ad Titled 'Illusion'
- September 16, 2018

We show you what it can do. This product will also be Apple's biggest iPhone ever with a 6.5-inch OLED screen on a body that is the same size as the iPhone 8 Plus, which had a 5.5-inch display. The XS Max and XS both come in silver, gold, and space gray; the XR comes in blue, white, black, yellow, coral and red. If you buy an unlocked iPhone Xs , try to get it from Apple . (more...)
Pokemon Dev Game Freak Announces New RPG for Switch Pokemon Dev Game Freak Announces New RPG for Switch
- September 16, 2018

Game Freak announcedTown (working title) for the Nintendo Switch today. The game was described as being "a new story in a village with a secret to hide". The game will release next year for Nintendo Switch, and seems like an RPG worth keeping your eye on, especially if you're a fan of Game Freak . Players will be able to enlist other townspeople to help in hard battles. (more...)
Huawei’s Foldable Phone To Take On Samsung And Microsoft Huawei’s Foldable Phone To Take On Samsung And Microsoft
- September 16, 2018

Huawei has been long reported to working a foldable smartphone to give a competition to Samsung that is reported to launch a foldable smartphone as well. 5G will play a vital role in the evolution of smartphones, and it will be "fun" for users, he said. Though rumors and reports about foldable phones have always been circulating, the race to develop the first foldable phone effectively started when Samsung claimed in July that it had developed an unbreakable, bendable screen which has ... (more...)
Apple A12 iPhone XS AnTuTu benchmark score is mind-blowing, crosses 360K!
- September 16, 2018

The iPhone XS starts at $999 for 64 GB of storage, but can cost up to $1,349 for 512 GB of storage. Xiaomi is an invincible brand in terms of sales and one of the most successful consumer electronic companies of China. The iPhone Xs and Xs Max respectively feature 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch AMOLED screens. Apple , whatever you might think about their products , have got their media marketing down to an art form in terms of generating publicity. (more...)
Apple Is Releasing Its Largest iPhone to Date, the XS Max Apple Is Releasing Its Largest iPhone to Date, the XS Max
- September 15, 2018

Find out more about the T-Mobile iPhone deals on T-Mobile.com. Apple announced the increase in its official website , saying that batteries for more recent iPhones that are not covered by warranty will increase prices starting January 1, 2019. (more...)
You Can Pre-Order The iPhone Xs In Australia Right Now You Can Pre-Order The iPhone Xs In Australia Right Now
- September 15, 2018

One major upgrade is Apple's 7nm A12 Bionic, powering the trio. A bigger screen, faster chip and new health monitoring, the new Series 4 amps up a few core features. The 512GB version is priced at Rs 1,44,900. iPhone XS will cost Rs 99,900 for 64GB storage model, while 256GB storage variant is priced at Rs 1,14,900. (more...)
Apple launches preorders for new iPhones and watches, some quickly sell out
- September 15, 2018

The cheapest new iPhone is $750 and prices quickly climb up to $1,450. A host of smaller United States operators is also hustling to support eSIM and therefore dual SIM for adopters of Apple's newest iPhone generation, as T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray suggests the Cupertino-based tech giant caught the wireless industry off guard, with "a lot of that eSIM stuff" coming "pretty late in the process". (more...)
Razer Phone 2 gets ready to make an October 10 debut Razer Phone 2 gets ready to make an October 10 debut
- September 15, 2018

It seems like Razer's designers didn't get the memo, and the design looks quite dated. Anyway, if you look real close you might also notice that the alignment of the front-facing camera setup has changed ever so slightly. As of right now, the original Razer Phone is still the only smartphone capable of 120Hz display refresh (an fantastic feature), so we don't imagine Razer Phone 2 will ditch that. (more...)
Apple touts its largest screens, cheaper models in iPhone revamp Apple touts its largest screens, cheaper models in iPhone revamp
- September 15, 2018

Apple has just announced the iPhone XR , which offers much of the same user experience of the iPhone X , but with some notable departures. In fact, despite having a 6.1-inch display compared to the 5.5-inch display on the 8 Plus, the XR is actually smaller. (more...)
EU's Barnier says 'substantive differences' remain on Brexit deal EU's Barnier says 'substantive differences' remain on Brexit deal
- September 15, 2018

The reports are part of a series of so-called impact papers or risk assessments produced by the British government to prepare its citizens for likely scenarios if the United Kingdom crashed out of the European Union without a deal. And don't doubt that many Tory MPs are adamant they simply won't vote for the kind of proposal Theresa May has put on the table. Driving licenses ( document here ) - "Your driving licence may no longer be valid by itself when driving in the European Union." . (more...)
IOS 12 with revised iBooks app will be released on September 17th IOS 12 with revised iBooks app will be released on September 17th
- September 14, 2018

Those app developers and early adopters already running the iOS 12 beta have reported great improvements on older devices. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and Verge. (more...)
Did Google Just Show Us the Three Pixel 3 Colors? Did Google Just Show Us the Three Pixel 3 Colors?
- September 14, 2018

The page, which is hosted on Google's withgoogle.com domain, features a "coming soon" message next to an outline of a phone that interactively shows off each color. What's also interesting is that Google is teasing a no-notch full-screen Pixel 3 design in these pictures. This year, the search giant is expected to come with a new colour option to make Pixel 3 devices stand out from the crowd. (more...)
Japan's Softbank trials blockchain-based mobile payments service Japan's Softbank trials blockchain-based mobile payments service
- September 14, 2018

Through this Blockchain platform , people will be able to travel to other countries and make purchases in those countries in fiat currencies without having to convert currencies. The most important feature of introducing this wallet is to send funds from one person to another person who is travelling overseas or while they go elsewhere. (more...)
Google brings new tools to manage content in YouTube Kids app Google brings new tools to manage content in YouTube Kids app
- September 14, 2018

The new tools are available in the Android app for United States users from today and will be coming to other regions and iOS in the near future. To make things much easier, you can choose entire channels, collections or videos belonging to a certain creator by tapping the "+" button. (more...)
Animal Crossing’s Isabelle Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Animal Crossing’s Isabelle Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- September 14, 2018

As part of the surprisingly bountiful Nintendo Direct announcement, Nintendo showcases the teasers of all teasers when they revealed that a new Animal Crossing game is coming in 2019. The only thing we know for now is the platform and release window. Although the 41 second trailer doesn't give away much, it does give us a sneak peek at the high quality graphics and gameplay. (more...)
"IPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and 6.1" LCD iPhone prices leak
- September 14, 2018

The hype surrounding the iPhone X successors is now building up with a concept video based on the leak. Following the first glimpse of the supposed Apple iPhone XS a few days back, the upcoming launch continues to welcome massive hype. (more...)
European Union copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers European Union copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers
- September 14, 2018

Another key part, Article 13 , would force internet companies to use " upload filters " to ensure content placed online does not fall foul of copyright rules. The cost of developing the filters would be substantial. YouTube, which is owned by Google , has campaigned against the new law. "We are grateful to the members of the European Parliament who stood up for the creative community, since this now opens the way for a Copyright Directive that can close the value gap and boost ... (more...)
European Union votes to adopt 'upload filters' as part of internet copyright law European Union votes to adopt 'upload filters' as part of internet copyright law
- September 14, 2018

To do this, the directive relies on two main weapons: obliging aggregators to recompense original authors whenever a snippet of their work appears in a feed ( Google News, for example); and demanding that sites such as YouTube pre-screen uploads of music or videos to prevent copyright infringement. (more...)
Most Sleeping Laptops Vulnerable to Cold Boot Attacks
- September 14, 2018

In the meantime, he recommends companies prepare themselves for these attacks. Perhaps the one saving grace here is that someone needs to have physical access to your computer and enough time to take it apart in order to steal any data. Even if your computer's disk is encrypted with Microsoft BitLocker or Apple's FileVault, an attacker could perform this new type of cold-boot attack and search your RAM for the disk-encryption keys. (more...)