Sci-tech

Who needs Android Beam? Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo join forces for file-sharing

Apple AirDrop is something many Android users are jealous of. Oppo , Vivo , and Xiaomi- three of China's largest smartphone makers - have inked a deal to jo...


Tech Thursday: WhatsApp launches fingerprint lock feature for Android users

When asked about this change, the company said that Facebook wants to be remembered for all the services it offers. Starting WhatsApp beta version 2.19.222,...


Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game

However, the graphics patch will only be available to people with an Nvidia RTX graphics card . That lighting will create "realistic hard and soft shadows", ba...


Disney details Disney Plus worldwide release, compatible devices

A week later, on November 19 , the service will be available in Australia and New Zealand for $8.99 AUD per month (or $89.99 AUD per year) and $9.99 NZD per mo...


US Delays Tariffs for Upcoming Holiday Season

He said United States and Chinese officials had "a very good conversation" earlier this week, before his administration delayed until Dec 15 tariffs on over...


Major Bluetooth Security Flaw Discovered, Leaves Millions of Devices Vulnerable

According to researchers, the new Bluetooth Vulnerability is called Key Negotiation of Bluetooth or KNOB Attack. The vulnerability has been named as the "Key ...


Twitter tests new tab in DM for spam, unwanted messages

It's also similar to how Facebook Messenger handles requests - those from people you aren't friends with are relocated to a separate Message Requests area. If...


Apple CEO Tim Cook made 'very compelling argument' against tariffs, Trump says

President Donald Trump said Apple Inc. Samsung , however, builds its products across several countries, including Vietnam and South Korea in addition to Ch...


First leaked real images and renders of Redmi Note 8 appear

Redmi's Note 8 moniker was confirmed by Redmi GM, Lu Weibing earlier this month and now Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has confirmed the launch date of the upcoming mid-ra...


Pokemon Sword and Shield Gets New Trailer Showcasing Abilities, Items & More

With it held, it will lower a Pokemon's speed during a trick room, which was not detailed. In Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield , you'll be able to Dy...


Rainbow Six Siege Operation Ember Rise detailed

This new battle pass will be in a test stage with Operation Ember Rise and have only seven levels. Like historical ties of former Rainbow Six Siege Elit...


Superhot Appears to be Coming to the Nintendo Switch

This deal has led many to wonder if GameStop will allow in-store data transfer between an old console and the new Switch. EA says that they are seriously th...


Password Checkup Helping Users Stay Safer

Of the almost 667,716 people who installed the extension and participated in the research between February 5, 2019 and March 4, 2019, Google managed to scan...


Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now

Spencer officially announced Project Scarlett at E3 2018, confirming that Microsoft is already working on the next-generation system. With the planned 2...


Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Market to Witness Astonishing Growth during Forecast 2019

Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chips Market 2019 Industry Research Report provides current competitive analysis as well as valuable insights to indus...


New Need For Speed Game Reveal Planned For August 14

The game is scheduled to launch on November 08, 2019 globally on all the major gaming platforms . As seen by AllGamers , YouTube's publicly available backen...


Upcoming McLaren Ultimate Series Will Be a Roadster

Obviously the profile shares something with the other models in McLaren's lineup (there's quite a lot of 720S in that rear end) but the flanks, nose and tha...


Google Play Store redesign gets pushed out once again

Not surprising then, that Trend Micro would describe the adware as being "incredibly difficult" to deal with. Last month we reported the Play Store was ...


Motorola announces One Action, a budget friendly phone with killer camera tricks

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core processor paired with an octa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM . It's got a 12-MP primary sensor, a 5-MP depth...


THQ NORDIC Announces The Return Of Saints Row and Dead Island

The first stream is scheduled to go live on August 20th. During the earnings conference call, THQ Nordic Group CEO Lars Wingefors revealed that 4A will be w...


No Man's Sky Beyond Won't Wipe Players Creations

The Beyond expansion, which was released for free, adds VR support, expanded multiplayer support, and a bevy of quality-of-life improvements to make jumping i...


Huawei could be developing a Google Maps replacement

Huawei has collaborated with Yandex, a popular Russia-based search engine and Booking Holdings that owns the popular travel fare aggregator website for the Map...


August security patch available for Nokia 7 Plus

Over the two years period they've received Android 8 Oreo, and lately Android 9 Pie. Back then, they weren't part of Android ONE program, but came with clean An...


Epic added the hated mechs to 'Fortnite' so more players could win

Epic Games released a pet dog named Gunner to the Fortnite shop earlier today that players could purchase for 1000 V-bucks and then carry around with them ...


Firmware Update Throttles Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 6 to 400MHz

It would seem that the offender is BD PROCHOT, an inside alarm utilized by peripherals to advise a framework's CPU to throttle its clock speed down to abstain...


Pakistan ‘not looking at military action’ over India’s Kashmir moves - FM

India accuses Pakistan of supporting insurgents but its neighbour denies this, saying it only gives moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiris who want self-dete...


OPPO Reno 2 to double-down with 20x zoom, more shark fin

Barely months after launching the first-generation Oppo Reno smartphone with 10x zoom , the Chinese smartphone company is all set to launch its successor with ...


Teen’s tweets from her smart fridge go viral after mother confiscates phone

She added that she was anxious because she has been bored all summer and Twitter passes time for her. When one resourceful teen - known only as Dorothy on h...


Need For Speed Heat drifts toward a November release date

During the day, players take part in Speedhunters Showdown, which is a sanctioned competition allowing racers to earn Bank to customise and upgrade their flas...


Huawei's foldable Mate X reportedly faces another delay

Technology is ever-changing, ever-evolving and going by the efforts some tech giants are putting into innovation, a foldable phone may become the next major gam...


How to assign reminders to your family with Google Assistant

Google Assistant reminders are a useful tool if you've ever been even the least bit scatter-brained. Children under 13 years of age can only use the feature ...


Police find man running Pokemon GO on 8 different phones while driving

The "Pokémon Go" website lists safety tips to keep players out of trouble in their quest to track down animated creatures. However, no one is allowed to park ...


US Customs is experiencing a nationwide computer issue, airports say

Passengers who arrive on worldwide flights will have to be processed manually until the issue is resolved. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office said ...


Maurice Hill identified as Philadelphia gunman suspect

The gunman came out of the home where he had barricaded himself for hours after police used tear gas . Before the standoff ended, negotiators had been trying...


Did Apple Just Reveal The Launch Date Of The iPhone 11?

The new feature, says the spokesperson, was introduced previous year "to notify customers if we were unable to verify that a new, genuine battery was installed ...


Windows 10 update sandbags your PC for worms

After a lengthy investigation, Ormandy discovered that the component in question, CTextFramework aka CTF, which dates as far back as the Windows XP era, is ...


Huawei launches HarmonyOS, could replace Android at 'any time'

This follows the recent announcement that the first Huawei devices to be powered with its new home-grown OS would be the Honor Vision Smart TV range . With a...


Future Samsung devices could be powered by graphene batteries starting 2021

This could be another serious step from the South Korean giant to enhance mobile gaming. Be sure to read through the full reviews from DisplayMate and DxOM...


Facebook paid third-party contractors to listen to your audio chats

The contractors were checking whether Facebook's artificial intelligence correctly interpreted the messages. The entity said the affected users chose the option...


DJI Osmo Mobile 3 official with foldable design, priced at $119

Offering 3-axis mechanical stabilisation for smartphones, the Osmo Mobile 3 is a more compact and lightweight solution, compared to DJI previous models. Tim...


WhatsApp launches a brand new feature

Those that are enrolled in the beta but still don't have the " Fingerprint lock " option in Settings Account Privacy after updating, should just delete the ...


Minecraft’s long-promised Super Duper Graphics Pack isn’t happening now

Through the looking glass: Mojang announced the Super Duper Graphics Pack during Microsoft's press conference at E3 2017. It seems that after at least two ye...


Fortnite $3 million victor swatted during Fortnite match

Armed police stormed the home of a teenage Fortnite champion while he was live streaming a session after he fell victim to a "swatting" incident, where a pran...


Your phone can now verify you in Google Passwords

A fingerprint isn't a hard requirement, but it is a lot easier than tapping out a PIN/password or pattern. Users will now be able verify their identity through ...


Apple offers $1 million bounty for spotting iPhone security flaws

Check Point has already informed about the exploit and its research methodologies to Apple . The Cupertino company had its own reasons for not fixing the bug ...


Teenage Fortnite World Champion "Swatted" On Stream

They literally pulled up. Kyle streams daily to his audience of over 640,000 followers, so being swatted at this level is kinda insane. Swatting is the extr...


System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition announced, arrives 'soon'

Nightdive briefly announced the game on Twitter and said it's "coming soon", but how it will improve on the original and when exactly it will arrive is anyo...


Xiaomi 100 megapixel smartphone camera teased

Size of the sensors is unlikely to be affected and mostly would remain at the standard 1/1.5-inches. Samsung says it's sensor would be used to produce 27 mega...


LG hints at new dual-screen accessory's features through teaser video

Finally, according to the source the LG G8X has a roughly 6.2-inch screen, up from 6.1 inches on the LG G8 , and the dimensions are apparently 159.3 x 75.8 x 8...


Realme 5 Series Smartphone to Launch in India on August 20

There is at least the 5 and 5 Pro. The smartphones will launch in India first on August 20 and will be available exclusively via Flipkart . As for the megapi...