Sci-tech

Fortnite in-game purchases pass $1 billion mark

This means that Fortnite has now taken in more money than several of last year's highest worldwide-grossing blockbusters, including "Jumanji: Welcome to the J...


PS4 Firmware 6.00 on the Way as Sony Opens Beta Sign-ups

Although no official announcements have been made yet, the beta sign-up pages for North America and Japan are now open. The new features and additions for t...


Mobile intros $5 global day passes for LTE data and unlimited calls

The picture is almost identical in the report from Ookla , the makers of the Speedtest app. Ookla uses its more statistically-convoluted Speed Score, rather th...


Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure

Barford, the primary investigator of the study , is a professor of computer science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. If infrastructure owners don't ...


Xiaomi Mi Max 3 price revealed; specifications and launch time

While Xiaomi hasn't revealed any specifications of the two new Mi-Series models, the rumour mill has reported much about both. It comes in Meteorite Black, Drea...


Nokia X5 debuts, possibly Nokia 5.1 Plus for everyone else

Backed with a 3,060mAh battery, the device also comes with a fingerprint sensor and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo that will upgradable to Android P. The new Nokia...


Trump slams record European Union fine against Google

Prevented Android phone makers from selling devices that run "forked" versions of the operating system. Unlockd is fighting for a permanent injunction again...


Google launches job hunting service in the UK

Job hunters will be able to save jobs, and even set themselves up with email notifications to that they never miss an opportunity. Users can then click through...


Corning announces Gorilla Glass 6 to be stronger than ever

Corning today unveiled its next generation Gorilla Glass 6 cover glass for consumer devices. As you might expect, everything is bigger and better this time ar...


Microsoft Revealing New Xbox Hardware on August 21

It's reportedly being developed under the codename of Scarlett , and may be a family of devices rather than just a new console. We may see new Xbox hardwa...


World of Warcraft becomes anti-Guild Wars with subscription only play

In addition, In addition, Blizzard is automatically upgrading all existing World of Warcraft subscribers to Legion at no additional cost. Now the subscripti...


Developer brings Windows Timeline support to Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Android strategy would be pretty simple, i.e., come out with Android smartphones with custom User Interface (UI) on top and include all those apps ...


These Prime Day deals are still available -- but only via Alexa

Despite technical issues on its American site, Amazon Australia has announced its inaugural Prime Day attracted a record number of customers - resulting in ...


Uber Canada Rolls Out New Tools to Improve Driver, Rider Communication

In an effort to improve communication between drivers and riders and minimize pickup cancellations, Uber Canada is rolling out a new suite of tools including th...


Google fined record €4.3bn by European Union antitrust regulators in Android case

She said Google breached antitrust rules by requiring device manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and Chrome. The EU's decision argues that Google beh...


Galaxy Note 9 official press render leaked

A few images that claim to show the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 have made their way online. According to a new report from the renowned TF International Securiti...


Facebook Recruits Top Google Chip Engineer To Spearhead Big Hardware Push

Besides Facebook , Apple, Google , Amazon, and Baidu have already embarked towards making their own hardware technologies. According to Bloomberg , Facebook ...


No Man's Sky NEXT Trailer Shows Off Multiplayer Space Exploration on PS4

Not that we'd recommend doing that of course, as you should totally use the time to aid others instead. Hello Games has today offered a first proper glimpse...


A new submachine gun is coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale

This week is a content update week, so nothing major but a few additional bits and bobs. Fortnite fans had earlier this week been teased that the new subma...


Apple teases new emoji, including new bald, red, curly and white hair

The symbols for infinity and a blue Nazar amulet (a protection symbol in some parts of the world) have also been added. More than 700 million are used on Fac...


Samsung's new DRAM chip will make phones run faster and longer

It's pertinent to mention here that Samsung was the first to bring the 8GB LPDDR4 chip to mass production back in 2014 as well. The 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM joins th...


Google Phone app forwards spam calls to voicemail

This week Google unveiled a new feature for the Phone app that's going to make that a lot easier. Once the latest version of the Phone app is installed,...


Uber update turns iPhone into a colorful light to flag your driver

The ride-sharing service has just launched Uber Beacon , which is a device that goes on a driver's windshield and uses colour-pairing technology to help driver...


Xiaomi confirms Mi A2 launch, will be an Android One smartphone

Unfortunately, it's unclear whether or not the Mi 8 Explorer Edition will be available for purchase outside China, but we know for sure the regular Mi 8 fla...


Apple Loses Key Sales Executives as India Strategy Stumbles

Affected by Apple's overly-optimistic expectations for sales of the iPhone X, inventory of finished chassis, and other parts and components at the iPhone X's ...


Mini teases its new first fully electric model

The new model will follow on from the Mini E pilot project from a decade ago and the Cooper S E Countryman PHEV that went on sale previous year. Up fron...


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta dates announced

Available on Both platforms, the beta will run from August 10 at 10:00 a.m. PT to August 13 at 10:00 a.m. PT. On PC, an early access beta will begin at the sa...


Epic Announces Unreal Engine Marketplace 88% / 12% Revenue Share

Epic Games is raking so much cash from Fortnite that it has chose to take a smaller slice of sales from creators in the Unreal Engine Marketplace . There ha...


OnePlus Gallery app updated to bring new video editing tools and features

An update to the OnePlus Gallery app on the Google Play Store will allow some older OnePlus models to edit video using features found on the OnePlus 6 . Ta...


The Robocar has done a self-driving run at Goodwood!

The Mustang is one, and a Roborace electric car-remember this alien-looking thing from 2016?-is also scheduled to make an appearance, in promotion of the F...


First Pokemon Funko Pop, Pikachu, Announced as Target Exclusive

In Pikachu , players will be able to catch Oddish, Growlithe and Sandshrew, whereas Eevee players will be able to catch Bellsprout, Vulpix and Meowth (That's...


Google Phone App for Android Gets Built-In Caller ID and Spam Protection

The new feature routes the pesky or spam calls to your voicemail so that you do not have to face unwanted encounters. Google is taking more steps to protect...


Nintendo Says There Are More Updates Coming To Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

In a cheery little video posted today, Nintendo head of software development Shinya Takahashi spoke about the game's recent Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Motorbike ad...


Monster Hunter Getting 3D Animated Special Next Year

The company is collaborating with Pure Imagination Studios , and the special is slated for next year. Legends of the Guild tells the story of a young hunte...


McLaren To Unveil 18 New Models, Including P1 Successor, Until 2025

Dubbed "Track25", the new strategy is an expansion of the company's previous Track22 plan - first launched at the 2016 Geneva motor show , with plans for 15 ...


Aston Martin reveals one-off V8 Cygnet

While the 2011 Cygnet stayed mechanically true to the iQ, with its 97bhp 1.3-litre four-pot motor and front-wheel drive, the V8 Cygnet turns everything on i...


MacBook Pro keyboards may have gotten a secret upgrade

As mentioned, Apple has officially just said that the MacBook Pro keyboard is quieter now, but iFixit believes that's a cover-up. Besides the fact that the ke...


Oppo A3s Price in Nepal: Specifications, Features, and More

The Find X is backed by a 3,730mAh battery and supports standard (20W) VOOC flash charge technology that gives 2 hours of usage time with just 5 minutes of ...


Motorola launches Moto E5 Play Android Go Edition

While the Moto E5 Play started out as a USA exclusive smartphone, it is now launching in European and Latin American countries, but this time it runs Android...


Vivo NEX S Price in India Revealed Ahead of its Official Launch

However, the device is already listed on Amazon India , which suggests that the handset will be launched in the country as an Amazon exclusive. The "advise m...


VR therapist can help people overcome fear of heights

This was the first VR phobia treatment not to require the presence of a real-life therapist, the team said. Individuals were excluded if they were already recei...


Bentley Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner Achieves Peak Bentley

Edition by Mulliner, named after the company's original founder, W.O. Bentley. Each of the 100 limited edition Mulsannes also will have inside - set in the ...


New Macbook Pro getting major upgrades, Apple says

Along with the new processors, the MacBook Pro can now be upgraded to a maximum of 32GB of memory and a whopping 4TB of SSD storage. Currently, Apple has ...


Chrome now uses 10-13% more memory thanks to Spectre fixes

Users were able to decline to participate in the trial by changing one of the settings in the options page. Reis said it generally shouldn't cause visible cha...


Mario Kart VR is Speeding into the UK This Summer

It's not clear how the bookings will work or how many spots are available, but be assured their phone will be ringing off the hook starting right about now. You...


Alphabet Inc.'s Project Wing, Project Loon Graduate to Become Separate Companies

Meanwhile, Wing will be building airborne delivery drones to transport goods with better speed, cost effectiveness and environment-friendly efficiency. Last y...


Road signs can detect when mobiles are used at the wheel

If they are holding their phone, however, the sign will display a red cross with a handset in the centre. Drivers using their phones behind the wheel are set ...


They Saved the Internet: Net Neutrality Passed in India!

Once, net neutrality comes into play, they cannot degrade, slow down or grant preferential speeds to any website or online service. Alongside the net neutrali...


Adobe plans a full version of Photoshop for iPad in 2019

Confirming that his company is working on a new cross-platform version of not just Photoshop but other apps as well, Adobe's chief of Creative Cloud software ...


Sprint follows AT&T, Verizon unlimited strategy by raising prices

Sprint and Verizon are both trying to market these changes as a way to give their customers more choice over what they want in their plan, and while that's f...