Monday December 11-th, 2017

Super Mario Bros to be made into animated movie

The first live-action movie based on a videogame, the film followed plumber brothers Mario ( Bob Hoskins ) and Luigi ( John Leguizamo ) on a pipe-hopping adventure to defeat King Koopa (Dennis Hopper). Its mobile phone game " Super Mario Run" ha...

IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging

However, while convenient, it did have some drawbacks compared to plugging in an old-fashioned Lighting cable. Apple has been coy about the wireless charging tech inside its devices. The trio of phones, released earlier this year, all support wirel...

Sensex, Nifty May Open Lower On Weak Global Cues Sensex, Nifty May Open Lower On Weak Global Cues

Moneycontrol Editor Santosh Nair talks to Ankit Agarwal, Fund Manager, Centrum Broking, on what transpired in trade today. At 9.30 AM: Sensex was down by over 83 points or 0.25% at 32,858.62 while the wider NSE Nifty was down by over 31 points or...

New York Gossip Queen Liz Smith passes away aged 94 New York Gossip Queen Liz Smith passes away aged 94

Smith's literary agent Joni Evans confirmed the news on Sunday. When I was starting out in the gossip business in the 1970s, Liz Smith , then the undisputed queen of our trade when there were many others vying for that title, encouraged me as ...

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) PT Lowered to $103.00 at Loop Capital

The stock declined 0.27% or $0.28 reaching $104.5 per share. It is down 11.15% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.65% the S&P500. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,422 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth...

Google Pixel 2 XL hit with unresponsive edges issue

One user said in the community website that he conducted an experiment to prove that the edges of the Pixel 2 XL screen do not register touches. "The touchscreen works while sliding my finger along the edge works, but when touching it directly, i...

Samsung Unveils Exynos 9810 Processor; Will Be Featured In Samsung Galaxy S9

The FCC website in the US leaked information about the Galaxy A, as a supposedly certified model, as part of the regulatory approvals, before its launch. Now, the United States' FCC Clearance document appeared on the Federal Communications Commi...

Nintendo plans to manufacture between 25-30 million Switch units next year Nintendo plans to manufacture between 25-30 million Switch units next year

After the video game crash of 1983, it was Nintendo's stringent quality control and commitment to understanding the North American market that resurrected home gaming consoles after the decline of Atari. Nintendo is not slowing down as more great ga...

Safety Probe Coming For Vegas Self-Driving Shuttle Accident Safety Probe Coming For Vegas Self-Driving Shuttle Accident

We've already seen the first fatal crash involving a self-driving auto, but the Navya bus isn't traveling long distances or operating on highways-it only goes about 15 MPH and runs on a route about 0.6 miles long. On Wednesday, to much fanfare, a ...

Patrice Evra Suspended, Cut From Team After Kicking Fan In The Face Patrice Evra Suspended, Cut From Team After Kicking Fan In The Face

The Ligue 1 club initially suspended the 36-year-old from duty as UEFA investigated the incident to deem what further punishment was merited on top of a one-match ban. L'OM themselves issued a statement last Friday to confirm that they too have levie...

Nintendo reportedly plans to ramp up Switch production in 2018 Nintendo reportedly plans to ramp up Switch production in 2018

Nintendo continues to work toward alleviating that as we head into the holiday season, where it expects to sell a ton of systems, but it reportedly has its sights set much higher in 2018 and beyond. In a financial results briefing, Nintendo shared...

Tata Motors shares down 4%; mcap dips by Rs 5095 cr

A strong show from the company-owned luxury auto brand Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and improved results in its domestic business from its passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle divisions, is proving that its three-pronged "attack" game-plan has made ...

Ford India launches all new 2018 EcoSport; here's everything to know

Ford India launched its new updated EcoSport on Tuesday with starting price 7.31 lakh (ex-showroom). The delivering fuel economy of petrol EcoSport is 17KM per liter and priced between Rs7.31 lakh and Rs10.99 lakh. "We have increased the level of ...

OnePlus 5T Price, Specifications, Features: Everything We Know So Far OnePlus 5T Price, Specifications, Features: Everything We Know So Far

Some wireless charging pads are being marketed as offering up to 15 watts of power, that is if the smartphone is properly placed on the charging pad. But, at the same time, he's also saying the phone will be better than before, and it might not be so...

Snapchat Redesign to Launch on December 4, New UI Detailed Snapchat Redesign to Launch on December 4, New UI Detailed

Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report claims that Snapchat employees were notified about the refresh this week. The report adds that the changes could affect "Snapchat's publishing partners". The report adds that whether the new chang...

Volvo XC60 gets five-star ANCAP rating Volvo XC60 gets five-star ANCAP rating

The XC60's performance, declared Euro NCAP, makes the small Volvo SUV safer even than its larger sibling, the XC90 - the previous safest vehicle money could buy. Euro NCAP Frontal Impact takes place at 64 Km/h, 40 percent of the width of the auto ...

You can now post older photos, videos on Instagram Stories You can now post older photos, videos on Instagram Stories

This feature is available on Instagram's Android (version 18) and iOS (version 22) apps. Previously, the limitation meant that users' Stories were primarily a record of the present moment, but this new feature further differentiates Instagram ...

Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display

Following reports of screen burn-in , phones shipping without an operating system and battery charging issues , some Pixel 2 XL owners are now reporting that the oleophobic coating on the glass is wearing off after just a few weeks of use.

IPhone X ranks second behind Pixel 2 on DxOMark charts IPhone X ranks second behind Pixel 2 on DxOMark charts

What's interesting is that Google Pixel 2 features a single 12MP camera lens at the back, unlike iPhone X which features a dual rear camera setup. Then Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 tied the iPhone 8 Plus , and most recently Google's Pixel 2 took ...

Fortnite celebrates 20 million players, adds bush camouflage Fortnite celebrates 20 million players, adds bush camouflage

Previously, Fortnite: Battle Royale managed to make it to console before PUBG , which earned it a pretty large boost, but the two games remain neck and neck in different areas of opportunity. For those who may have been living in a cave for the ...

Facebook brings Payment in Messenger to France and UK Facebook brings Payment in Messenger to France and UK

Whether you're sending someone money for your share of the check, or you're splitting a group gift, payments in Messenger is super convenient. While the service now operates in both the U.S. When you're in a chat, press the blue "plus" button symbo...

Fake Whatsapp Was Downloaded More Than 1 Million Times From Google Play Fake Whatsapp Was Downloaded More Than 1 Million Times From Google Play

This is not the first time Google Play Store users have been exposed to malware. As far as fakes go, this was virtually undetectable to the average user - other than through the obvious way that Whatsapp is usually updated directly when the ...

Waymo cars hit the the road without drivers Waymo cars hit the the road without drivers

GM Chief Executive Mary Barra said in October the company aims to take the driver out of its self-driving vehicles "in quarters, not years". Krafcik said a Waymo service will arrive soon, allowing people to hail the cars with a mobile app, si...

Google Is Adding Restaurant Wait Times to Search Results

The addition is an expansion on Google's existing feature which shows businesses' busy times , but with a tweak that helps diners better decide where and when they want to eat. Users will find that directly below the graphed data showing popular t...

Apple iOS 11.1 Autocorrect Bug and the Release Workaround Apple iOS 11.1 Autocorrect Bug and the Release Workaround

The move sees Apple take on P2P payments market leader Venmo, as well as Square Cash and bank-backed Zelle , which has just released its standalone app. You'll need to be running the second beta of whichever OS you're using ( iOS 11 .2 or watchOS 4....

Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal in Apple patents case Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal in Apple patents case

Apple's victory in its slide-to-unlock case was significant, but it is relatively minor compared with the company's other pending lawsuits against Samsung, which originally sought up to $1 billion in damages for supposedly copying parts of the iPho...

Obtain a Free Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Outfit for Breath of the Wild Obtain a Free Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Outfit for Breath of the Wild

For starters, a Japanese voiceover track will be available on launch day as a free DLC, if you prefer to play with the original voice acting. Now, Nintendo has announced the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 season pass, which will help you to be able to more...

Demonetisation a Moral Anti-Black Money Drive, 2G Was Loot: Arun Jaitley Demonetisation a Moral Anti-Black Money Drive, 2G Was Loot: Arun Jaitley

The Opposition parties, meanwhile, plan to hit the streets on Wednesday to protest against demonetisation . "Demonetisation has proved to be mere bluster to reap political dividends while the real offenders have escaped. "Nowhere in the world any ...

Netflix email scam targets millions of users Netflix email scam targets millions of users

Complete with Netflix logos and a legitimate looking layout, the email is telling users that their account would be suspended because they're "unable to validate your billing information for the next billing cycle". Netflix told USA Today that ...

IPhone's are autocorrecting IPhone's are autocorrecting "i" to "A" - Here's how to fix it

Apple released iOS 11 .2 Developer Beta 2 on Monday. On Saturday, Apple published a support document with steps for working around the bug until the software is updated, via setting up Text Replacement . The update has drastically improved b...

Panasonic Eluga A4 Price Specifications Features Review Comparison Panasonic Eluga A4 Price Specifications Features Review Comparison

In terms of performance, the Eluga A4 is powered by a 64-bit Quad core MediaTek MT6737 processor clocked at 1.25 GHz clubbed with Mali-T720 GPU. Though Mediatek is not as efficient as Snapdragon, maybe that's the reason why Eluga is provided with...

Pixar Pier transformation at Disney California Adventure begins January 8 Pixar Pier transformation at Disney California Adventure begins January 8

We've got all the deets about the space that's turning into - wait for it - Pixar Pier, and TBH, we couldn't be more excited. The park will install 24 new gondolas on its Mickey's Fun Wheel featuring different Pixar characters, but fear not, Dis...

WhatsApp back after worldwide outage WhatsApp back after worldwide outage

The Web extension of the messaging app allows users to scan a code on their device through their Whatsapp app and have access to the messaging service on a desktop. "We are working on it and hope to restore functionality shortly". WhatsApp toda...

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Goes Free-To-Play This Month

If you already own Wings of Liberty , the second installment Heart of the Swarm will be available for free . If you've been a big StarCraft II fan for a while and have dutifully purchased the three expansions (or even just one), you'll be gra...

Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks

T-Mobile, on the other hand, has been showing stellar growth since it started the "Un-carrier" campaign in March of 2013. The fact that both the companies announced the canceled collaboration at the same time, may indicate that there can be a futur...

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