Electronics


Apple will reportedly reveal the 16-inch MacBook Pro any day now Apple will reportedly reveal the 16-inch MacBook Pro any day now
- November 13, 2019

He also suggested that the launch was impending for the last two weeks. The super-size MacBook Pro will supposedly be the same size as the earlier 15-inch model, but with smaller screen bezels making room for a larger display. In a new report today, Bloomberg claimed that the anticipated future 16-inch MacBook Pro model may launch for sale sometime this week, meaning we may only be days away from its official unveiling. (more...)
U.S. Republicans say inquiry has not established 'impeachable offense' U.S. Republicans say inquiry has not established 'impeachable offense'
- November 13, 2019

Mr George Kent , a senior State Department official who oversees Ukraine, will appear at Wednesday's hearing as well. The concern was clear for the young democracy battling an aggressive Russian Federation. "It's impossible to bring this case forward in my view fairly without us knowing who the whistleblower is and having a chance to cross examine them about any biases they may have", said Republican Sen. (more...)
Donald Trump claims transcripts from the impeachment hearings are DOCTORED Donald Trump claims transcripts from the impeachment hearings are DOCTORED
- November 12, 2019

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, accused Trump of an "extortion scheme". One issue Thornberry argued is relevant is that "there's not really anything that the president said in that phone call that's different than he says in public all the time". (more...)
People puzzled by peculiar texts, and no one can say why People puzzled by peculiar texts, and no one can say why
- November 09, 2019

Others said the messages came from relatives or friends who had since passed away. "Last evening, a maintenance update occurred to part of the messaging platforms of multiple carriers in the U.S., including Sprint, which caused some customers to have older text messages sent to their devices", a Sprint spokesperson told CNN Business. (more...)
Two Twitter Employees Spied on Users for Saudi Arabia Two Twitter Employees Spied on Users for Saudi Arabia
- November 08, 2019

According to an indictment filed on November 5 and unsealed just yesterday, one of the charged Twitter employees, American citizen Ahmad Abouammo , left the company in May 2015 and the other, Saudi citizen Ali Alzabarah , left the company in December 2015. (more...)
READ: George Kent's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony Transcript READ: George Kent's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony Transcript
- November 08, 2019

Meanwhile, lawmakers continued to spar over the significance of revised testimony by Gordon Sondland , the USA ambassador to the European Union. Investigators have been told that President Trump wanted to pressure the government of Ukraine to commit to investigations that could help him in the 2020 election. (more...)
First Public Impeachment Hearings to Begin Next Week First Public Impeachment Hearings to Begin Next Week
- November 07, 2019

Taylor's full testimony , which has been supported by almost a dozen fellow witnesses, expanded significantly on a 15-page opening statement by Taylor that was published last month . Volker, in his own text messages that he provided to investigators, shares conversations seeking to get a White House meeting between Zelensky and Trump. (more...)
Mitt Romney ‘Heartbroken’ for U.S. Mormon Family Massacred by Cartel Mitt Romney ‘Heartbroken’ for U.S. Mormon Family Massacred by Cartel
- November 06, 2019

Reuters could not independently verify the video. The six children killed were 8 months old, 2½, 10, 11 and 12, according to family members. Taylor Langford, another relative, who lives in Utah, said that the attack represented a new level. (more...)
BioWare teaser suggests that Dragon Age 4 could be unveiled next month BioWare teaser suggests that Dragon Age 4 could be unveiled next month
- November 05, 2019

Dragon Age 2 followed in 2011 before Dragon Age: Inquisition wowed players and critics in 2014. The day is made entirely by fans of the world of Thedas, and while it's an unofficial event, BioWare is set to join its community in celebrating the day this year. (more...)
Microsoft Edge gets new logo to match new engine Microsoft Edge gets new logo to match new engine
- November 05, 2019

The Verge's Warren called the new logo "the most significant change" to the logo in 20 years, tweeting out a timeline of how it changed over the years. There is no information now available as to why this logo was chosen. The Bing and Microsoft Search related announcements were geared towards the enterprise customers and were in-line with the Edge for Enterprise announcements . (more...)
McDonald’s CEO out for consensual relationship with employee, company says McDonald’s CEO out for consensual relationship with employee, company says
- November 04, 2019

McDonald's directors voted on Easterbrook's departure on Friday, after conducting a review. McDonald's announced that Easterbrook would be immediately replaced by Chris Kempczinski , the president of McDonald's USA. Like other fast food chains, McDonald's is facing headwinds as consumers seek out healthier dining options. Labor organisers and some lawmakers have called on the company to address workplace harassment issues and raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. (more...)
Overwatch 2 Officially Announced at BlizzCon 2019 Overwatch 2 Officially Announced at BlizzCon 2019
- November 04, 2019

Diablo 4 has no release date as of yet, but it will be launching on PC, Xbox One , and PS4. The recently announced Diablo IV is set to be an online exclusive, requiring a constant internet connection at all times, regardless of which game mode you choose to play. (more...)
Microsoft Reveals New Logo for Microsoft Edge
- November 04, 2019

The release of a new Microsoft Edge logo assumes great importance since the company is gearing up for a transition from the erstwhile Internet Explorer. This all led to a series of words discovered in seven clues, which were then inputted into a Javascript function on Microsoft's Edge Insider website. (more...)
Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks in first official-looking images Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks in first official-looking images
- November 02, 2019

Because that shape is familiar, they may (Motorola hopes) find it acceptable and even enticing that this new device uses a similar shape as the hottest mobile phone in the United States of America in the year 2005 (and thereabouts). At first glance, the foldable smartphone looks virtually identical to the RAZR V3 that Motorola debuted fifteen years ago way back in 2004. Apart from the larger foldable display, it also consists of a small screen placed on top of the fold, which shows ... (more...)
Google Maps on Android user? Now you can switch to incognito mode Google Maps on Android user? Now you can switch to incognito mode
- November 02, 2019

Modeled after the same tool that can be used in Chrome since 2008 to visit web pages without any browsing history being recorded within the platform, the new feature will prevent users' activity in Maps from being saved to their Google account. (more...)
BREAKING* EA & Valve partner to bring Federation Internationale de Football Association 20 & more to Steam BREAKING* EA & Valve partner to bring Federation Internationale de Football Association 20 & more to Steam
- October 30, 2019

And they're bringing their subscription service, EA Origin Access , which is a real surprise. What just happened? Steam has not hosted any EA games since 2011, but that is about to change on November 15 when Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches worldwide. (more...)
Trump Confirms Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's Replacement Has Also Been Killed Trump Confirms Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's Replacement Has Also Been Killed
- October 30, 2019

The United States took two prisoners during the raid on the compound of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, officials said on October 28. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was the self-styled leader of the Islamic State group ( ISIS ), and perhaps the world's most-wanted terrorist. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Watch with Apple Watch-like design launching on November 5 Xiaomi Mi Watch with Apple Watch-like design launching on November 5
- October 30, 2019

Per IDC, Xiaomi now occupies the second position in the global wearable market with a 12.6% share, with most of its growth fueled by fitness trackers such as its Mi Band 3. The Mi Watch will support e-SIM for cellular connectivity which means that it will be possible to stay connected on it without a tethered smartphone. (more...)
Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit
- October 29, 2019

The news shouldn't come as much of a surprise. The news has seen Fitbit's stock shoot up 30 percent as of writing, experiencing the most excitement the company has seen from investors in quite a while. At this point, however, Google trails far behind competitors like Apple and Samsung when it comes to smartwatch software. It has a wearable OS in Wear OS, which hasn't really done well. (more...)
Pay monthly Xbox One bundles include Scarlett upgrade option Pay monthly Xbox One bundles include Scarlett upgrade option
- October 29, 2019

Microsoft hasn't said how much financing a Project Scarlett console through Xbox All Access will cost. While not everything gets into the Game Pass library, it is kept pretty fresh and you'll have no trouble finding something to play. (more...)
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: What we know about United States raid in Syria Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: What we know about United States raid in Syria
- October 28, 2019

The death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a new blow to the extremist group that once controlled swathes of Iraq and Syria but in no way marks an end to the threat posed by the jihadists. Events developed quickly once the White House learned on Thursday there was "a high probability" that al-Baghdadi would be at an Idlib province compound. (more...)
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Spoiler Alert! Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Spoiler Alert!
- October 25, 2019

On October 22, Call of Duty Russia confirmed that "SIE decided not to sell the game in the Russian PS Store ", despite it being "a completely fictional story, carefully crafted to please all players". Officer Rank is an entirely new progression system, which essentially functions as a seasonal rank. The progress that they have made throughout the Enlisted Ranks will not be reset anymore. (more...)
Exynos 990 flagship-grade chip from Samsung goes official Exynos 990 flagship-grade chip from Samsung goes official
- October 25, 2019

The chip that will power those phones, 5G or otherwise, will be the new Exynos 990 (yes, they have started dropping a digit). This makes the Exynos 990 more similar to the Exynos 9825 , which also uses the 7nm node and can be now found on the likes of the Galaxy Note 10 . (more...)
Diablo 4 seems to have been confirmed by a magazine ad Diablo 4 seems to have been confirmed by a magazine ad
- October 22, 2019

The attached image below shows Diablo IV in the list, which makes an announcement at BlizzCon seem very likely. This year, BlizzCon might be what Diablo fans have been hoping for since the release of Diablo 3 back in 2012. As an example, Tracer's pulse bomb ability can be upgraded to stick to an opponent and then stick to other enemies within proximity. The first claim comes from proven insider Metro , who has previously successfully predicted BlizzCon reveals before. (more...)
US Congress Members Send Letter to Blizzard Over Blitzchung Controversy US Congress Members Send Letter to Blizzard Over Blitzchung Controversy
- October 21, 2019

On October 6, Blizzard announced it would ban Hong Kong-based Hearthstone player Blitzchung for appearing in an official post-match interview and saying, "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age!" The senators mention Blitzchung's year-long ban and the seizure of his prize winnings, but Blizzard already reduced his ban to six months and returned all the money he earned from Grandmasters. (more...)
Samsung scrambles to squash S10 sensor security snafu Samsung scrambles to squash S10 sensor security snafu
- October 20, 2019

The bad news? Samsung hasn't provided a solid release date for that patch, and though it says that it could have the fix out as early as next week, users are still left waiting with fingerprint scanners that may not function as they should. (more...)
'League of Legends: Wild Rift' Coming to iOS & Android in 2020 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' Coming to iOS & Android in 2020
- October 19, 2019

The company has created new animations for the mobile version of the game, renewed models and even recreated nearly every object in the game. Riot Games recently revealed a handful of new games during the 10th anniversary of League of Legends , and Chironis observed that the company is really striving to be more inclusive. (more...)
Google's Pixel 4 Leaks in New Pictures Google's Pixel 4 Leaks in New Pictures
- October 19, 2019

In its Face ID support page , the company suggests you use your passcode to unlock an iPhone if you don't want to risk a twin or sibling that looks like you unlocking your phone. The additional feature added to this year's Pixel phones is that both the devices feature a 90Hz max refresh rate that Google has termed 'Smooth Display for ultra-smooth scrolling and responsiveness. (more...)
Google Stadia Launch Date Announced at Pixel 4 Event Google Stadia Launch Date Announced at Pixel 4 Event
- October 18, 2019

Stadia Pro is promised to deliver 4K/60fps with 5.1 surround sound, while the Stadia Base service only offers 1080/60fps. Once you set that up, you can jump in and begin playing. That also means you'll have to sacrifice direct connectivity to the company's datacentres via the controller - a feature the company has been touting to combat latency and ensure there's no pesky lag. (more...)
Google Pixel Watch may get launched next week Google Pixel Watch may get launched next week
- October 15, 2019

Google Pixel 4 will reportedly arrive with a 5.7-inch complete HD+ display whereas Google Pixel 4 XL will sport a bigger 6.3-inch QHD+ display . To get selfies, the telephones will supply an 8-megapixel camera. It will feature a 2MP front facing camera also. The 2 telephones will have 2,800mAh along with 3,700mAh batteries . (more...)
Apple iPad (2019) 7th Gen now available in India Apple iPad (2019) 7th Gen now available in India
- October 15, 2019

The Wi-Fi only model is priced at Rs 29,900 for 32GB storage and Rs 37,900 for 128GB storage. On the other hand, the Wi-Fi + Cellular variant will start from Rs. The 2019 iPad replaces the entry-level 9.7-inch model with a slightly larger screen and support for a smart keyboard as well asApple Pencil. In terms of camera, the iPad sports a single 8 MP rear camera and a 1.2 MP front camera. (more...)
How to watch the Made by Google '19 launch event How to watch the Made by Google '19 launch event
- October 15, 2019

According to their write-up, the new Nest Mini is actually identical in size to the original Google Home Mini . The new devices come just a few months after Google revealed its Pixel 3a phones, a cheaper version of its flagship range, and a follow on from its flagship Pixel 3 devices previous year. (more...)
Tim Cook defends Apple Drawing Program used by Hong Kong protestors Tim Cook defends Apple Drawing Program used by Hong Kong protestors
- October 13, 2019

He says a lot of American tech firms are thinking of building manufacturing sites outside China - "they worry the tariffs (imposed by the United States on Chinese-produced goods) may become permanent". Taken together, both these decisions by Apple add fuel to an already widespread perception among US politicians that Apple won't have the spine to stand-up to China. (more...)
Samsung beats estimates as demand picks up for Note, IPhone Samsung beats estimates as demand picks up for Note, IPhone
- October 11, 2019

However, on the positive note , the demand for memory chips has shown sign of improvements in the current quarter. Consultants had thought Samsung would employ a heavier hit from the ongoing plug in quiz for memory chips, which fable for round two thirds of the firm's profits. (more...)
Netflix Crushes Dreams Of macOS Users Expecting A Native App Netflix Crushes Dreams Of macOS Users Expecting A Native App
- October 11, 2019

As tradition goes, the new release is also named after a location in California; the Santa Catalina island. It's unclear if Netflix will support Catalyst's development of its video streaming app once Apple irons out the early kinks of the platform. (more...)
Essential CEO Shares Images Of Tall Mystery Phone Essential CEO Shares Images Of Tall Mystery Phone
- October 10, 2019

Essential didn't provide any details or specifications on this Project GEM device, but posted two images on Twitter . As well as highlighting the colours, and hence showing off the volcano-like camera bump with finger print sensor below, Rubin trumpeted the PH-2's " new UI for radically different form factor ". (more...)
NBA's Chinese business interests clash with free speech NBA's Chinese business interests clash with free speech
- October 10, 2019

And while the tweet was quickly deleted, the reaction from China has been swift and severe, with the Rockets going from one of the country's favorite teams to a blacklisted one nearly overnight. Disney's live-actionMulanremake, for example, has become a controversial issue in China Crystal Liu Yifei Hong Kong's military on Weibo. Ng Wai Chung, known by his gaming handle "Blitzchung", was banned from the platform Blizzard, where he was competing in a Hearthstone tournament, after a ... (more...)
America's worst ever serial killer confesses to killing over 90 women America's worst ever serial killer confesses to killing over 90 women
- October 09, 2019

As many as 50 of his confessions have already been verified while federal crime analysts believe all of his claims are likely to be credible. Samuel Little , 79, confessed to strangling 93 victims between 1970 and 2005 a year ago - triple the number of victims that Ted Bundy confessed to killing . (more...)
How Long the macOS Catalina Update Takes to Install How Long the macOS Catalina Update Takes to Install
- October 09, 2019

As has been heavily reported, the new OS brings with it the demise of iTunes , replacing the long-serving app with Music , a new music library and streaming app that combines Apple Music and what was your iTunes library. Instead, iTunes has effectively been split into three: Apple Music , Apple TV and Podcasts. With Sidecar , iPad Pro and Apple Pencil owners can draw on their iPads display in apps like Adobe Illustrator and iWork and the content will show up on their Mac. (more...)
I tried to persuade Trump that Zelensky could be trusted, - Volker I tried to persuade Trump that Zelensky could be trusted, - Volker
- October 07, 2019

On the morning of the call, in an exchange with a key adviser to the Ukrainian President, then-US Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker made clear that it was important to the White House that Zelensky convince Trump that an investigation into the 2016 election would happen. (more...)