Tuesday April 24-th, 2018

LG Unveils Nano IPS HDR, 5K Ultrawide Monitors LG Unveils Nano IPS HDR, 5K Ultrawide Monitors

The LG 5K Ultrawide monitor is targeted at photographers, video editors, and app developers. Nano IPS technology involves the application of nanometer-sized particles to the screen's LED to absorb excess light wavelengths. Samsung has its QLED, short...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement photos Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement photos

Prince Harry , the grandson of Queen Elizabeth and fifth-in-line to the throne, had announced his engagement to his American fiancée and actor Markle last month . Prince Andrew would, with Sarah Ferguson, follow in Charles's footsteps a few years la...

Facebook Ditches 'Disputed' News Tag After It Totally Backfired Facebook Ditches 'Disputed' News Tag After It Totally Backfired

The company's new solution will be to merely populate the News Feed with additional Related Articles , which Facebook says "is a more effective way to help people get to the facts". The labeling system required two fact-checkers. Lyons said that thi...

Apple Could Soon Support Apps For Macs, iOS Devices Apple Could Soon Support Apps For Macs, iOS Devices

Apple reportedly plans to combine its various apps across its platforms into universal apps that work on all devices, according to Bloomberg . Apple did not immediately respond to a Fortune request for comment on the Bloomberg report .

Apple sued after admitting to slowing down older iPhones

The 20-page lawsuit filed in Chicago accuses Apple of trying "to fraudulently induce consumers to purchase" new phones. They claimed to do this to "to protect its electronic components" as their batteries age and become less potent and, therefore, ...

Penske Media Acquires Majority Stake in Rolling Stone

Wenner and his son Gus will continue to oversee the operations of Rolling Stone , the former as Editorial Director and the latter as President. As Recode reported last month, Penske Media owner Jay Penkse was one of three bidders circling the p...

Samsung makes the world's smallest DRAM Samsung makes the world's smallest DRAM

On the basis of energy consumption, it is said to be improved by 15 percent, the performance is improved by 10 percent. With regards to performance, Samsung says that its new 8Gb DDR4 DRAM chips operate at 3600 Mbps compared to 3,200 Mbps for the pre...

Nokia 8 Launched: Price in Pakistan, Specifications and Details Nokia 8 Launched: Price in Pakistan, Specifications and Details

Apparently it's a Chicony CKACE16 camera with one f/2.0 aperture lens and one f/2.4 one. The leaked image is just of the front of the phone and it shows it's entirely dominated by a screen, which tallies up with several other rumours. It is compo...

Amazon is Working on YouTube Competitor Called "AmazonTube" & "OpenTube"

The retail giant filed trademark requests on December 5 for the names " AmazonTube " and "OpenTube". So, while it's a stretch to say the retailer is planning a YouTube-like service, it sure does look like Amazon wants to provoke Google .

Facebook's Facial Recognition Algorithms Have Just Reached a New Level Facebook's Facial Recognition Algorithms Have Just Reached a New Level

Lack of control over the use of facial recognition algorithms on user images prompted a lawsuit against Facebook in 2015. "Once a person turns off face recognition we delete their template completely", Facebook's spokesperson said. Spoiler alert: T...

Researchers tricked Windows 10 face identification with a photo Researchers tricked Windows 10 face identification with a photo

Intel's 7th generation and higher CPUs provide that capability needed to play the Netflix HDR10 encodes. However, according to a report from German security firm SySS GmBH, attackers can use the simplest method to hack the biometrics system: ...

Apple admits it slows down some older iPhones as batteries wear out

Apple said the move was meant to reduce power demands, which can have the effect of slowing the processor , when a phone's battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that the processor demands. "Our goal is to deliver the best experience ...

Facebook challenges music streaming giants with Universal Music deal Facebook challenges music streaming giants with Universal Music deal

The new deal, however, will allow users to post videos and 'facilitate deeper engagement between artists and fans, empowering users to express themselves through music, share the songs they love and build communities around music-fuelled culture, ' ...

Pokemon Go Announces New AR+ Mode for Apple Devices Only Pokemon Go Announces New AR+ Mode for Apple Devices Only

Pokemon GO is adopting Apple's ARKit , with an incoming update to the augmented reality game promising a much better experience on iPhone and iPad. Niantic also held a Pokemon Go AR photo contest earlier this year, which I wouldn't be surprised t...

Facebook tries to cut down on abuse and harassment Facebook tries to cut down on abuse and harassment

These new tools will be capable of recognising and blocking any attempts of communication from a blocked user who might send a message or a friend request from a new or another account. The chat app users will be able to go out of a conversation by t...

You Can Now Buy The 4K Apple TV On Amazon You Can Now Buy The 4K Apple TV On Amazon

What is not known is how many times the app has been downloaded leading it to break the record or the app and its record that was broken. It took nearly six months since the initial murmurings, but Apple and Amazon have finally resolved their d...

Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged Facebook can now find your face, even when it's not tagged

Behind the message about protecting your identity, though is a larger truth about Facebook's ability to reach into your personal business: The announcement means that Facebook's face-recognition technology is now so powerful that it can recognize y...

Mario Batali shares holiday recipe in same email as sexual misconduct apology Mario Batali shares holiday recipe in same email as sexual misconduct apology

A picture of the rolls and a link to the recipe were also included. "How about pigs in a blanket, Mario?" Tina Brown, the former editor of the New Yorker and Vanity Fair, slammed Batali during an interview on CNN on Saturday, suggesting that ...

Alphabet, Indian state partner to deploy new wireless internet tech Alphabet, Indian state partner to deploy new wireless internet tech

Much like fiber optic cable, FSOC relies on beams of light to provide connectivity. For Indians to use Google's services, however, they need access to the internet. Balloons positioned high in the sky proved an effective way of transporting data...

Blackberry stops updates for the PRIV Blackberry stops updates for the PRIV

I think the trade-in program is neat and all, but it's the least BlackBerry could offer at this point (which is admittedly more than some OEMs do at a device's end-of-life). For PRIV owners, BlackBerry is working on a trade-up program to upgrade to...

Google ends Tango support to fully focus on ARCore Google ends Tango support to fully focus on ARCore

A notable smartphone supporting Project Tango was the Asus Zenfone AR , which was launched previous year at Rs 49,999. The tech giant will cease support of Tango in March 2018, focusing its efforts on ARCore instead. While Project Tango requires...

Apple's all-new iMac Pro now available, orders arriving December 27th

Featuring a next-generation compute core and up to 16GB of on-package high-bandwidth memory (HBM2), iMac Pro with the Vega GPU delivers up to an unbelievable 11 Teraflops of single-precision compute power for real-time 3D rendering and high frame rat...

Red Dead Redemption 2: PC All-Set For A Lengthy Delay! Red Dead Redemption 2: PC All-Set For A Lengthy Delay!

This comes after news that Red Dead Redemption 2 items have been found in the code for the new GTA Online update. This includes the Mammoth Thruster jetpack, as well as a auto that appears to take inspiration from Back to the Future. You'll nee...

Samsung Bixby smart speaker winds up for 2018 debut Samsung Bixby smart speaker winds up for 2018 debut

It seems the South Korean tech giant Samsung is getting ready to join the likes of Google and Amazon by launching its own smart speaker in the market. A price tag of $200 (or approximately Rs. 12,830) is not out of the question at this moment. ...

IPhone slowdown issues could be caused by batteries, not iOS updates IPhone slowdown issues could be caused by batteries, not iOS updates

In the video, Apple shows Face ID recognizing the user growing a pretty impressive beard and subsequently shaving it off. " iPhone X recognizes you, even when you change", the video's description touts. Unfortunately, they often end up getting slo...

Someone Hacked Anderson Cooper's Twitter and Called Trump a Tool Someone Hacked Anderson Cooper's Twitter and Called Trump a Tool

I guess that really does mean that you can't believe everything that you read on the Internet. "Pathetic loser", Cooper's Twitter account replied. CNN posted a statement from the Time Warner-owned network's public relations Twitter account, not...

New Google Assistant Commands Sync Your Smart Home Devices New Google Assistant Commands Sync Your Smart Home Devices

Verizon has the Home Max available in chalk , but charcoal is now sold out. You can buy one directly from Google's online store, or rather join a waiting list to be able to buy one, presumably because of high demand. If you've already made up y...

6 year old $14.6 million YouTube sensation 6 year old $14.6 million YouTube sensation

The channel now continues to review new toys and kid's food products and feature a fun commentary from Ryan with his parent's guidance off camera. We also know that some of those YouTubers make a lot of money. "Then we took him to the store to get ...

Bank Account-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Extended: Other Aadhaar Deadlines Bank Account-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Extended: Other Aadhaar Deadlines

The decision of the finance ministry comes a day before a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court begins hearing interlocutory applications seeking an interim stay against the Centre's decision directing mandatory linking of Aadhaar with g...

The $399 Google Home Max finally arrives in stores ars_ab.settitle(1230465) The $399 Google Home Max finally arrives in stores ars_ab.settitle(1230465)

Well, December is nearly halfway through and we're starting to see the Home Max pop up on a couple of stores. A newly released feature allows users to quickly add smart home devices into the ecosystem, using the new "sync" voice command. So if you ...

No suspensions from Jaguars-Seahawks game No suspensions from Jaguars-Seahawks game

Michael Wilhoite was in at middle linebacker for Wagner. The bad news is that Carroll also isn't saying that Wagner will be able to play Sunday in what looms as Seattle's biggest game of the season. "A home team does have responsibility for securit...

Federation Internationale de Football Association sanction: NFF Set Up 4-man Investigative Panel Federation Internationale de Football Association sanction: NFF Set Up 4-man Investigative Panel

The result has been overturned and Algeria awarded a 3-0 win but the sanction does not affect Nigeria's World Cup qualification as they had already clinched a place in Russian Federation. We are actually looking at a re-organisation of the Technical ...

Galaxy S9 Will Fight iPhone X Face ID with This Galaxy S9 Will Fight iPhone X Face ID with This

Now some sketches of the handset have been leaked, these sketches come from a recent patent filing for the Samsung Galaxy X. Samsung recently filed a patent for the handset with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The smartphone is seen wi...

Instagram will now let users follow hashtags: Here's how it works Instagram will now let users follow hashtags: Here's how it works

Instagram says the feature is rolled out, so it should be live for you in the Android app. One way was to search for them under the Explore tab, the other was to click on a hashtag in the body of post in hopes of finding more related content.

WhatsApp introduces new features in beta and Web versions WhatsApp introduces new features in beta and Web versions

As usual, let's find out together these two new future features. A new icon apparently enables the Picture-in-Picture video content in a new screen to let you continue your chat or any other work on the existing screen. That being said, here are so...

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