Electronics


FEMA delivering nationwide Emergency Alert Test for mobile devices FEMA delivering nationwide Emergency Alert Test for mobile devices
- October 05, 2018

On a conference call on Tuesday, government officials told reporters Trump would not personally trigger the alert - from his phone or any other device - and emphasized that no president could "wake up one morning and attempt to send a personal message". (more...)
OnePlus major leak reveals Android flagship OnePlus 6T in full glory OnePlus major leak reveals Android flagship OnePlus 6T in full glory
- October 03, 2018

He talked a bit about price too, specifically as it relates to that new in-display fingerprint reader that carries a "definite cost", meaning you should all prepare for a higher price than the OnePlus 6 . Apart from in-screen fingerprint scanner, OnePlus 6T is also going to come with a new screen design . Though there is no sign of the in-screen fingerprint sensor, we are sure it is hidden beneath the display and will light up at the base only when the user picks the phone to use it ... (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video
- October 03, 2018

Microsoft's hosting its annual hardware event later today in NY, and that means we are expected to see the new Surface range and maybe a bunch of other things too. The report continues by noting that a new internal design should improve battery life, with Microsoft saying it should last you for nearly 14 hours. (more...)
California net neutrality bill signed by Jerry Brown California net neutrality bill signed by Jerry Brown
- October 02, 2018

State legislators began working on the bill when the Trump administration began to scale back net neutrality regulations previous year, with many Democrats viewing the legislation as a victory against the White House. California is now set to wage a legal battle against the federal regulator that will decide the outcome of state-level net neutrality in the entire country. (more...)
Fortnite Season 6 Brings Adorable Pets Fortnite Season 6 Brings Adorable Pets
- October 01, 2018

Whilst you may well be busy completing the season 6 week 1 challenges , here are are the details of the new areas that you can explore. The gold version of this weapon was a favorite among some players as it was usually a one shot drop. Impulse grenades, the silenced submachine gun, the light machine gun, bouncer pads, and remote explosives have all been vaulted. The Double Barrel Shotgun got a significant nerf going from 143/150 damage to 114/120. (more...)
OnePlus 6T renders show off waterdrop notch, but no headphone jack OnePlus 6T renders show off waterdrop notch, but no headphone jack
- September 30, 2018

The pictures posted on the site showed a white coloured box with OnePlus 6T written over it and inside the box, there was a blueprint image of the phone. Because we now most definitely know exactly what it will look like. Image Source: Weibo However, we don't have actual images of the rear of the phone, which could further confirm this is the OnePlus 6T and not an Oppo R17 Pro rocking a Never Settle wallpaper. (more...)
Oculus Connect 2018: Everything that was announced
- September 27, 2018

This innovative system uses four ultra wide-angle sensors and computer vision algorithms to track your exact position in real time without any external sensors. On top of that, Oculus Venues is adding more live music, more movie marathons, and more standup comedy, plus you'll now be able to watch select National Basketball Association games in Venues later this year. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus and J4 Plus launched Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus and J4 Plus launched
- September 25, 2018

With Samsung bringing back the A series family, this may be good for the company to continue to sell a mid-range device with high-end specs. A new rumor is floating around claims that Samsung is unwilling to mass produce the folding screen smartphone, now being referred to as the Galaxy F, and the price will be high thanks to that decision. (more...)
Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives
- September 23, 2018

Whatever you plug into the Smart Plug thereby has power controlled by the Smart Plug, which is controlled by Alexa. Once connected, the device works like any other Amazon product running Alexa and drivers can issue commands hands-free while driving. (more...)
Google brings Emergency Location Service to U.S. with T-Mobile, RapidSOS Google brings Emergency Location Service to U.S. with T-Mobile, RapidSOS
- September 22, 2018

ELS is supported on 99 percent of Android devices (version 4.0 and above). While T-Mobile already had a way of doing this, ELS will help deliver higher accuracy in a shorter time. You might be wondering what you need to do to ensure ELS is on your phone . There aren't any updates or apps to install - it all just works. Location data for 911 calls has always been an issue with smartphones, and as more and more people rely exclusively on their cellphone for communication, it's become ... (more...)
Customers camping out for new iPhones out today Customers camping out for new iPhones out today
- September 22, 2018

Thursday in anticipation of the phone's debut Friday. According to Hardware Zone , several Huawei staff were seen handing out power banks to bored people in line at about 11pm to get them through the night. The XS and XS Max , which start from £999 and £1,099 respectively, have been available to pre-order for the past week but the XR - Apple's cheapest new smartphone , at £749 - will not hit shelves until late October. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) price, specifications, features, comparison
- September 21, 2018

The smartphone features a 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a 2,220 x 1,080 resolution and sports a taller screen. Not for now, at least, as Samsung told us that it will be available in Europe and Asia "this fall", but will roll out to additional markets in the future, hopefully including North America as well. (more...)
IPhone XS Pre-Order Deals Are About To Expire IPhone XS Pre-Order Deals Are About To Expire
- September 21, 2018

The information comes from Digitimes , a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics. A new development has now surfaced that tips the battery capacity and RAM on both the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max . (more...)
Marvel Studios releases first teaser trailer for Captain Marvel Marvel Studios releases first teaser trailer for Captain Marvel
- September 20, 2018

In the new trailer, we see Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel ( Brie Larson ) crash to Earth and land in the middle of the video store. With the release of the full trailer , Marvel Studios has also posted a 1-minute shortened version of the Captain Marvel trailer on their Instagram page. (more...)
IOS 12 Is Out, Here Are The Coolest New Features IOS 12 Is Out, Here Are The Coolest New Features
- September 18, 2018

If you're interested in giving iOS 12 a shot, simply head to Settings - General - Software Update . Apple Books is a new app that makes discovering and enjoying books and audiobooks effortless, thanks to the new Reading Now tab, the Book Store tab that makes it fun to browse all that Apple Books has to offer, the Library tab to easily organize one's full collection, and a dedicated Audiobooks tab. (more...)
AHA: Apple's Smartwatch Has a Heart Monitor Now AHA: Apple's Smartwatch Has a Heart Monitor Now
- September 16, 2018

Vaslav quirky innovation. Russian nick noticed that in Russia to wait for an ambulance is the blessing and challenge that comes out of some hours, no one would pay any attention. Orders for the Apple Watch Series 4 begin this Friday, and shipping starts on September 21. Like the Series 3, it includes cellular, GPS, is swim-proof and includes Watch OS5. (more...)
Isabelle Joins Smash Bros. Ultimate As Nintendo Teases New Animal Crossing Isabelle Joins Smash Bros. Ultimate As Nintendo Teases New Animal Crossing
- September 16, 2018

IGN gave Animal Crossing: New Leaf a 9 .6, calling it "a whole new world full of lovable characters and insurmountable charm." Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp brought the series to mobile devices a year ago, offering a new spin on the series, as well". (more...)
Overview Trailer - Nintendo Switch Overview Trailer - Nintendo Switch
- September 15, 2018

The Nintendo Switch Online service will let subscribers play online multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2 online. Special offers will also be made available , but there's not additional information on those at this time. (more...)
Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone
- September 15, 2018

We'll let you know how it feels when we review the phone. Up until now, leaks from industry insiders have suggested that we could be expecting three new models, with one being the successor to iPhone 8 , expected to be called the iPhone 9. (more...)
Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13
- September 14, 2018

You can sign-up for a 7-day free trial from Nintendo #eShop at launch! Notice how the words "Nintendo Switch Online" are nowhere to be found. I'm not actually excited for Switch Online at all so far, but I also don't play any video games online. (more...)
Google Inbox is being axed in favour of Gmail Google Inbox is being axed in favour of Gmail
- September 14, 2018

At the time when it launched Gmail lacked numerous features it has today. Fast forward several months and Google's plans for Inbox crumbled to dust, as the search giant confirmed to The Verge that it will shut down the app in March 2019. (more...)
New Apple Watch has life-saving features New Apple Watch has life-saving features
- September 13, 2018

That's a 64-bit Dual-Core processor, designed by Apple to be up to 2x faster than its predecessor. A gold stainless steel is a new finish coming to the Apple Watch Series 4 . No one wants a giant watch , after all. Williams cautioned that Apple would not be able to detect every instance, but said "we believe this will help a lot of people who didn't know they had an issue". (more...)
Here's how pictures of the new iPhone XS leaked Here's how pictures of the new iPhone XS leaked
- September 13, 2018

Yes and no. It's still an LCD panel, unlike the iPhone XS , which uses and OLED screen. But it does have the same A12 Bionic that the top-level iPhone XS has as well as iOS 12 installed, so it should be pretty nippy. Apple said its new 12-megapixel dual camera system brings more detail to iPhone photos and allows users to take "more sophisticated portraits". (more...)
High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch - 9/12/2018 2:47:17 PM High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch - 9/12/2018 2:47:17 PM
- September 13, 2018

Apple will likely hold another event later this year where it will announce a MacBook Air overhaul with a new design and higher-resolution display, a new MacBook Mini for professional users, and new iPad Pro models with FaceID and smaller bezels around the display. (more...)
This is where you can stream Apple's September event This is where you can stream Apple's September event
- September 13, 2018

Apple's iPhone is traditionally the focus of its annual September special events and the company is expected to announce three new models on Wednesday. Apple says that the iPhone XS will offer 30 minutes more battery life than the iPhone X, while the XS Max will serve up to 90 more minutes of juice than last year's model. (more...)
Search-and-rescue team from Maryland heads to SC before storm Search-and-rescue team from Maryland heads to SC before storm
- September 13, 2018

The state of North Carolina is preparing for a major storm. While most people, including President Donald Trump , grew concerned over its massive size - some people couldn't help themselves from commenting underneath the comical graphic. (more...)
Elon Musk Smokes Weed on Joe Rogan Show Elon Musk Smokes Weed on Joe Rogan Show
- September 08, 2018

Shortly after Rogan lights the blunt, Musk asks "So is that a joint?" "He jested "'You probably can't do this because of stockholders, right?". Rogan further explains the legal-in-California creation, before Musk reaches for the marijuana stuffed cigar and takes a drag. (more...)
Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan's podcast Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan's podcast
- September 08, 2018

The chief accounting officer has left less than a month after joining, while its HR officer is also reported to have resigned a year after joining. Shares of electric auto maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent early today after the CEO appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company's accounting chief left after a month on the job. (more...)
DOJ charges North Korean national over Sony hack DOJ charges North Korean national over Sony hack
- September 07, 2018

Also Thursday, the Treasury Department is expected to announce sanctions on North Koreans linked to the attacks. The RGB is the agency that oversees "Unit 121" and "Lab 110" , North Korea's cyber warfare units. The malicious links carried North Korean-controlled malware. "Good", said Sen. Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee. (more...)
Here's Apple's new iPhone from every angle Here's Apple's new iPhone from every angle
- September 07, 2018

The 6.1-inch unnamed iPhone 2018 LCD model has been seen in Red, White, Blue, and a subtle Rose Gold hue. Apart from the name, iPhone XS Max is also rumoured to have a bigger battery compared to iPhone XS. The hotly anticipated new iPhones are just around the corner and any little bit of information on them is likely to be pretty solid and close to the real deal. (more...)
Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion
- September 06, 2018

The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. "We have witnessed abuse , harassment, troll armies, manipulation through bots and human-coordination, misinformation campaigns, and increasingly divisive echo chambers". Dorsey later testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. But Mr Joe Barton, a Republican from Texas, told Mr Dorsey: "We wouldn't be having this discussion if there wasn't a general agreement that your company had discriminated against conservatives". (more...)
Samsung's Folding Galaxy X Will 'Launch' In November Samsung's Folding Galaxy X Will 'Launch' In November
- September 05, 2018

If Samsung is indeed planning such a device, there are a few ways those four cameras could be arranged. Koh didn't share the technical details of how the device worked but shared how Samsung plans to differentiate the experience from a tablet once it is unfolded. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Hit the FCC! Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Hit the FCC!
- September 01, 2018

The first alleged images of the handset hit Reddit today , giving us a close look at the device. But Google's Pixel phones always come in twos, and this appears to be the regular Pixel 3 . There is also mention of an 8MP camera and a battery that comes in at 2,915mAh. The images are also accompanied by screenshots seemingly confirming numerous rumoured specs, including the 5.5-inch display. (more...)
Samsung, LG Showcase Their First Commercial 8K TVs at IFA 2018 Samsung, LG Showcase Their First Commercial 8K TVs at IFA 2018
- August 31, 2018

The 8K QLED TV also incorporates the existing features already available on other Samsung TVs such as the One Remote, Ambient Mode, One Invisible Connection, Universal Guide, and SmartThings. In addition, the Q900R features Direct Full Array Elite for enhanced contrast and precise backlighting control, and also 100% Color Volume, enabling users to witness billions of shades of color for the purest color accuracy to-date. (more...)
IPhone XS and its bigger sibling get pictured in leaked renders IPhone XS and its bigger sibling get pictured in leaked renders
- August 31, 2018

Stuff we expect will include new iPhones and the Apple Watch Series 4 . The site did not offer any further details / prediction around pricing. To recall, the leading tech company opened the Apple Park campus past year and unveiled its premium iPhone X handset as part of the tenth-anniversary celebration. (more...)
Intel's new mobile processors brings faster Wi-Fi and mild performance boosts Intel's new mobile processors brings faster Wi-Fi and mild performance boosts
- August 30, 2018

The higher-end U-series parts, meanwhile, are comprised of the Core i3-8145U 2C4T at 2.1/3.9GHz, the 4C8T Core i5-8265U at 1.6/3.9GHz, and the 4C8T Core i7-8565U at 1.8/4.6GHz. So the only thing new this generation is Gigabit Wi-Fi support via Intel Wireless-AC. In our pre-launch communications we received the basic technical specs (see above), and saw no direct comparisons against the previous generation Core U- and Y-Series parts. (more...)
Tears as North Korea's Rim follows little sister to gold Tears as North Korea's Rim follows little sister to gold
- August 30, 2018

Athletes from both countries paraded into the opening ceremony together last weekend behind the "unification" flag, which features the outline of the peninsula in blue on a white background. Having fallen short of expectations in its strongest disciplines like archery, badminton, fencing, shooting and wrestling, Korea is now in a desperate situation ahead of the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (more...)
NVIDIA Just Announced The GeForce RTX 20 Series Featuring New Turing Architecture
- August 21, 2018

The Nvidia GeForce RTX series brings real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading together for a new PC gaming experience. Next is the RTX 2080 which has 8 Giga Rays per second, 60 trillion RTX-OPS, and 8 GB frame buffer. We should mention that the NVIDIA Founders Editions of these cards will ship at $1,199, $799 and $599 respectively. (more...)
Send confidential emails that self destruct with Gmail on mobile Send confidential emails that self destruct with Gmail on mobile
- August 21, 2018

Passcodes can either be through a separate email (users not using Gmail ) or through an SMS (just do not forget to enter their mobile # when you turn it on). If a user sets an SMS passcode , he/she might need to give Google the recipient's phone number. Instructions on how to send and open confidential emails have been listed on Google's support page . (more...)
Apple gets cored: 90GB of ‘secure files’ stolen by high schooler Apple gets cored: 90GB of ‘secure files’ stolen by high schooler
- August 19, 2018

Following reports of the hacking incident, Apple issued a statement saying that no customer data was compromised from the repeated attacks on its network. But The Age reports that the boy had accessed customer accounts. An Apple spokesman said the company's information security personnel "discovered the unauthorized access, contained it, and reported the incident to law enforcement" without commenting further on the specifics of the case. (more...)