Monday April 24-th, 2017

Uber App Would Add Tipping Option Under Changes Considered By City Uber App Would Add Tipping Option Under Changes Considered By City

You don't have to worry about payment, and you really don't have to worry about tipping . The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has announced plans aimed at forcing all cab companies that take payment via credit card to offer a...

Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russian Federation over Android case Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russian Federation over Android case

Yandex Arkady Volozh actually put out a statement on the settlement, calling the agreement "an important day for Russian consumers". "Smartphone manufacturers will also have more freedom to select the apps that they preinstall on devices".

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

The same permit granted to Apple was also granted to 29 other companies that include Mercedes, Volkswagen, BMW, Bosch, Nissan, Honda and Ford among others. Apple had not openly announced that it was working on an electric auto. What's even more ...

Tesla's Elon Musk says company's semi truck coming in September

Tesla shares are now up 52% in the last six months. Looking back to Tesla's "Master Plan Part Deux", which was announced in a blog post in July previous year, Tesla specifically mentioned that large-scale cargo trucks were firmly in its sights: ...

Samsung sees strong demand for Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones

Even with the strong pre-orders, executives at Samsung acknowledged its reputation won't be rebuilt overnight. For Samsung, the record pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 represent a considerable remove from a year ago when it experienced the embarrassing...

YouTube Dark Mode Surfaces in Latest Desktop Chrome Browser Update YouTube Dark Mode Surfaces in Latest Desktop Chrome Browser Update

Google appears to be testing a Dark Mode feature for YouTube in the latest version of its Chrome 57 desktop browser. Press Ctrl+Shift+I on the YouTube homepage to open developer window. Click on your profile picture in the top right corner of the...

Verizon's Galaxy Note 5 & S6 Edge

If you are a Sprint customer with the HTC One M9, keep your eyes peeled for the notification that tells you Android 7.0 has arrived on your handset. Sources have discovered that the latest version of the updates to the Samsung Health and Samsung Game...

HTC One X10 official in Russian Federation HTC One X10 official in Russian Federation

We will keep you posted regarding the latest news and rumors of the HTC One X10 . Although there is not any information about the release of HTC One X10 in any other market around the globe. The front facing camera is an 8-Megapixel sensor...

1.68% votes cast till 2 PM in Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll 1.68% votes cast till 2 PM in Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll

The voter turnout of 7% on Sunday was the lowest in decades, a result of a boycott called by separatist leaders . However, poll staff was present in these polling stations though very less number of voters had come out so far. This was stated by t...

Android Pay can now be used from within some banking apps Android Pay can now be used from within some banking apps

After each successful transaction, whether in the physical or digital stores , it will send you a notification so you're aware where your money goes. The really cool news here is that Google is making a lot of progress with Android Pay . However, t...

SC order: Telecom industry body says don't panic, towers are safe SC order: Telecom industry body says don't panic, towers are safe

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has issued a statement saying that for the telecom industry, consumers' interest is paramount. Anti-radiation activists fighting a battle against unregulated mushrooming of mobile phone towers in t...

Microsoft launches Windows 10 beta program for business users

This update also supports the use of the company's Cortana voice assistant with Raspberry Pi 3, thus allowing users to make wonderful devices that can accept voice commands. The Windows 10 Creators Update is now available for download and Micros...

Qualcomm sues Apple over underplaying performance of its chips

In today's Qualcomm countersuit seeks for damages from Apple to not reaching the several agreements and to stop Apple interfering the deals with the iPhone and iPad parts manufacturing where Apple rejected Qualcomm's FRAND licensing offer.

Prey Demo Announced for Consoles Prey Demo Announced for Consoles

Lucky you, you can have exactly that when an hour-long demo - appropriately titled " Prey Demo: Opening Hour" - arrives for Xbox One and PS4 on April 27. Prey , published by Bethesda Softworks and developed by Arkane Studios, is a 3D shoot-em-up whi...

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Joins Xbox One Backwards Compatibility List Call of Duty: Black Ops II Joins Xbox One Backwards Compatibility List

Earlier today, Xbox boss Phil Spencer tweeted that "Today is going to be a fun day". Even with all that in mind, though, Black Ops II remains a huge highlight for the series, selling 7.5 million copies in the USA alone. Another title has joined...

Google Home could soon support multiple accounts

Enlarge / The message from the Google Home app . As reported by Android Police , many Google Home users have found a new card in the Discovery tab of the Google Home app that very clearly says the smart speaker now supports multiple user...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date: U.S. Pre-Orders Up Double Digits

In India, pre-registrations have gone live, but there is no word on pre-orders, price, or overall availability. Consumers have been looking forward to it after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. There are some inconsistencies in the alleged Note 8 device incl...

Vatican laundromat for the homeless opens in Rome

Two Swiss guards stand in front of St. Peter's Basilica prior to a Mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Scientists working in the field of biotechnology are called to use science to pro...

Angry Uber Passenger Is Banned After Tantrum Angry Uber Passenger Is Banned After Tantrum

A minute in, the driver tells the passenger to get out. The complaint [PDF], filed this week in the California Central District US Court, claims the Uber phone app deliberately chooses longer routes to calculate fares, then presents the driver...

Fresh Express recall after dead bat found in salad sold at Walmart Fresh Express recall after dead bat found in salad sold at Walmart

According to a CDC spokesperson, the lab workers could not determine if the bat was infected with rabies or not because its body was too badly decomposed. The recalled salads were only sold at Walmart stores in the south-eastern United States, and th...

The Walking Dead showrunner teases possible Glenn return The Walking Dead showrunner teases possible Glenn return

Is Steven Yeun making a comeback in "The Walking Dead"? It is nearly a given that TWD Season 8 will have a release date in October 2017, as October is tradtionally when the show premieres. However, Scott downplayed rumours suggesting Glenn's ap...

Google combats fake news with 'Fact Check' results in search and news Google combats fake news with 'Fact Check' results in search and news

The fact-checking feature, which was first introduced to Google News in the United Kingdom and U.S. in October, will now be displayed as an information box in general search results as well as news search results globally. A particular story might be...

Apple Clips Review: Snapchat-like Fun…If You Can Figure It Out Apple Clips Review: Snapchat-like Fun…If You Can Figure It Out

Finally, you can also add title cards by tapping the T icon, and a soundtrack by tapping the music note icon. Like other mobile video editing apps, users will be able to record video or take photos from within the app, and then stylize them with te...

Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90

Rickles' fellow comedians and peers are clearly taking the loss hard , many of them mourning the comedy legend via social media. (The mid 1970s nautical sitcom CPO Sharkey barely ran for two years on NBC.) He appeared in films like the Toy Stor...

AT&T adds HBO to unlimited wireless plan for free AT&T adds HBO to unlimited wireless plan for free

Then there's Unlimited Plus, which includes a $25 credit for video services at AT&T, which is now added on top of the free HBO offer. To get the free HBO, you'll simply need to "access your HBO content through the DIRECTV NOW and HBO Go apps".

YouTube TV Goes Live in Handful of Markets

The beta version of YouTube Go has gone live on Google Play , while the app will later be made available to a wider audience next year. Users of iOS and Android will be able to access the service through the new YouTube TV app or through a w...

Mega Man Anime Release Window & Visual Revealed Mega Man Anime Release Window & Visual Revealed

The new Mega Man anime will have a 26-epsode run. Well, Mega Man has a brand new look, and DHX Media has just announced that is has signed a deal with Cartoon Network; the new cartoon will go into production in earnest this summer. While this is ...

Nintendo Switch Is Allegedly Warping In Docked Mode Nintendo Switch Is Allegedly Warping In Docked Mode

The main reason for this was Pokemon Go , the popular Android and Apple app which still remains a popular mobile game. The console's insides are tightly packed together and they are also covered by a strong metal shield which means that the cooling ...

New 50 euro note going into circulation in Europe New 50 euro note going into circulation in Europe

The overall design and theme of the original notes remains, those bring architecture and bridges throughout the ages. However, the texture of the new note is more firm and less inclined to tear than the notes in circulation at present. The survey ...

Android O Packs New APIs Galore Android O Packs New APIs Galore

The goal here is to put limits on what apps can do while they're running in the background, meaning that they're less likely to hog performance and your battery life when you're not using them. All notifications will essentially be grouped under w...

Apple Revamps Mac Pro, Announces Broader Desktop Overhaul Apple Revamps Mac Pro, Announces Broader Desktop Overhaul

The context is that in October Apple held a big event to unveil its new MacBook Pro and optional onboard Touch Bar display but didn't say a word about desktop Macs. But don't get too excited just yet, because as Schiller pointed out, "you won't see a...

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Do Not Support Google Daydream Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Do Not Support Google Daydream

The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) smartphone has 5 MP of front camera for proper selfies. Speaking during the launch event, Samsung's Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Justin Denison described the technology as "the most secure form of biometric...

Alabama fans kick Deshaun Watson out of a Tuscaloosa bar Alabama fans kick Deshaun Watson out of a Tuscaloosa bar

It was an unfortunate incident that Watson handled with class. He also said "everyone in the bar" told Watson he was "unwelcome". As you can see, not all fans were on the same boat as the woman taking the video apologized to Watson as he walked by ...

Agents of Mayhem Explodes Into Action This Fall Agents of Mayhem Explodes Into Action This Fall

Agents of Mayhem is only four months away, with its European release scheduled for August 18th. The game is set to release on August 15 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It's a futuristic version of the city featuring many playable characters called " ag...

SuperHeroHype Visits the Set of Spider-Man: Homecoming! SuperHeroHype Visits the Set of Spider-Man: Homecoming!

Penagos's quote recently made the rounds when it was highlighted on Reddit . While there is no official release date of when the game will be out this year, it could be the next month or the second half of 2017. We know now that it will be sometim...

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