Electronics


At least 6 major USA airlines hit with IT outages, flights delayed At least 6 major USA airlines hit with IT outages, flights delayed
- April 07, 2019

A technical glitch hit multiple USA airlines Monday morning, disrupting air traffic in a number of large cities, a US aviation regulator said. Travelers are still seeing the impacts of a technical glitch that triggered flight delays at BWI Airport on Monday. (more...)
Google New Android Q Beta 2 Feature Gestures, Bubbles & Much More Google New Android Q Beta 2 Feature Gestures, Bubbles & Much More
- April 06, 2019

In the demo, the Google Assistant sounded like a real person that led to an outcry over the ethical dilemmas raised by tech critics. Duplex Assistant is compatible with restaurants with no online presence. After announcing its availability for Samsung Galaxy S10 users, Google has made its Duplex service available for iOS users in the US. It was also one of the features showcased during its Demo a year ago. (more...)
Why your wait for 5G iPhone may get longer, courtesy Samsung Why your wait for 5G iPhone may get longer, courtesy Samsung
- April 05, 2019

It's also held talks with both Samsung and MediaTek about supplying 5G chips in the near term, the report says, but notes that neither firm is likely to be in a position to supply the modems for a 5G iPhone in 2020. Apparently, the MediaTek modem may not meet Apple's strict standards, and the analyst believes that "Apple does not practically want to partner with Samsung for this component". (more...)
WhatsApp changes group chat settings WhatsApp changes group chat settings
- April 04, 2019

People will now have the option to choose from three options in their settings from " nobody , ' 'my contacts , ' or 'everyone ". The feature will be available under 'Privacy " in the " Account' section. They can then choose to join or the link will expire in 72 hours. WhatsApp's latest changes give you control over groups you engage with on the messaging app. (more...)
Elder Scrolls Blades early access has begun on iOS and Android Elder Scrolls Blades early access has begun on iOS and Android
- April 01, 2019

Bethesda is "limiting access during the launch period", which means if you are not on the list, you're not getting in. "Fights are settled using the touchscreen to slash [with] your sword, deflect oncoming attacks, cast a mighty bolt of lightning, and more". (more...)
LG G8 ThinQ lands on T-Mobile April 5th LG G8 ThinQ lands on T-Mobile April 5th
- March 31, 2019

There is still a micro SD card slot available for expanding storage, should you need more space. T-Mobile made an official announcement of a deal for those who are interesting in buying LG G8 ThinkQ. Un-carrier customers, including T-Mobile for Business customers, get $200 off the device's MSRP upfront, PLUS an additional savings of UP TO HALF OFF via monthly bill credits when you trade in a qualifying device or add a new line on T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). (more...)
Gearbox Just Dropped a Borderlands Teaser Trailer Gearbox Just Dropped a Borderlands Teaser Trailer
- March 29, 2019

Some of those characters and the enemies they face may look familiar to players in the trailer, but there are also new faces seen that'll likely be the main cast of the game. Borderlands 3 is in development for unspecified platforms. When translated, it says " Count the Sirens " which may give fans the conformation that they need that this trailer is indeed for Borderlands 3 . (more...)
Samsung dual folding smartphone design is quite similar to Xiaomi's foldable smartphone Samsung dual folding smartphone design is quite similar to Xiaomi's foldable smartphone
- March 29, 2019

The hinge on Samsung Galaxy Fold is hidden for a seamless look when the tablet is folded into a phone. Samsung is confident that the Fold can last you for around 5 years with an average folding and opening of the device of at least 100 times a day. (more...)
Huawei P30 Pro new DxOMark king, dethrones Huawei’s 2018 flagships Huawei P30 Pro new DxOMark king, dethrones Huawei’s 2018 flagships
- March 27, 2019

The P30 Pro will come with a quad-camera setup at the back, combining 40MP main sensor with OIS and an f/1.6 aperture, a secondary 20-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 wide-angle lens, and an 8-megapixel sensor. Both the devices house an in-display fingerprint sensor and come with a graphene film cooling system that is said to manage heat better. The Huawei P30 Pro aims to become the new camera king, thanks to its 5x periscope zoom camera and one of a kind 40MP sensor with yellow sub pixels. (more...)
Sony will no longer stock digital codes for retail outlets Sony will no longer stock digital codes for retail outlets
- March 27, 2019

Sony will still allow retailers to sell PSN credit gift cards, as well as DLC, add-ons, virtual currency , and season passes, but full digital games will have to be purchased through the PlayStation Store. We'll bring you additional information as it releases regarding this manner. Sony announced a few days ago that it would have its first of several streams on Monday and went right into Iron Man VR without delay. (more...)
Sony announces State of Play livestream event for March 25 Sony announces State of Play livestream event for March 25
- March 25, 2019

Today they have announced that next Monday the 25th a program called State of Play will air to show off new PS4 and PSVR announcements and gameplay. Additionally, PlayStation have announced State of Play will be a regular livestream series throughout the year. See the announcement from the PS Blog below. (more...)
Mortal Kombat 11 Beta Trailer and Announcement Mortal Kombat 11 Beta Trailer and Announcement
- March 25, 2019

Noob Saibot is the original Sub-Zero and was once known as Bi-Han. The classic MK character who first appeared in MK2, Noob is back once again after being mission in Mortal Kombat X and he looks vicious. Its character roster at this point consists primarily of returning fighters from previous games, although there is one brand-new fighter, too. That gameplay and more that shows Noob Saibot's gruesome fatality can be seen above in NetherRealm's official trailer for the new fighter. (more...)
Windows 7 patch prepares to alert users to impending end of support Windows 7 patch prepares to alert users to impending end of support
- March 24, 2019

The Microsoft Defender ATP tenant is required, so it is better suited to businesses that deploy both Windows and macOS machines. The macOS client will provide anti malware protection on macOS Mojave , macOS High Sierra , or macOS Sierra , and it will be updated though Microsoft's AutoUpdate service that the standalone Office for Mac apps also use. (more...)
Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019 Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019
- March 23, 2019

It shows the players from a glance what's happening to the games in their Steam library, including event details, which events players can now play, and a clear call to action. "This provides an opportunity for players to see 'what else is happening in the games that I play?'" "The biggest thing we're introducing is the Steam library homepage", said Valve's Alden Kroll. (more...)
Cadence of Hyrule Blends Zelda With Crypt of the NecroDancer Cadence of Hyrule Blends Zelda With Crypt of the NecroDancer
- March 23, 2019

However, they claim that they now do not have any plans for a full Xbox Live Software Development Kit, so it sounds like this will be more of a game-by-game basis. In the end, it sounds like Cuphead on Switch will be a mostly by-the-books port. Microsoft revealed last week it'd be bringing Live to iOS and Android, offering the same aforementioned benefits to mobile gamers. (more...)
Where to watch PlayStation's State of Play livestream Where to watch PlayStation's State of Play livestream
- March 23, 2019

You'll be able to tun in via on Twitch , YouTube , Twitter and Facebook , or simply catch up on the video after the fact. But we're really hoping for some games to be revealed. If we had to guess, we'd say it's likely that we'll hear more about Ghost of Tsushima , The Last of Us Part II and Death Stranding , all of which are hotly-anticipated titles but none of which now have known release dates. (more...)
Epic Games Store Titles, Including Exclusives, Headed to Humble Store Epic Games Store Titles, Including Exclusives, Headed to Humble Store
- March 22, 2019

It will also be available on Windows Store at launch. In addition, games from the company's portfolio should become part of the regular, free offers in the store. It's important to remember that outside of indie studios, publishers decide these moves-505 Games decided for Remedy, and Private Division (Take-Two) decided for Obsidian. (more...)
Oculus Rift S coming to PC this spring for $399 Oculus Rift S coming to PC this spring for $399
- March 22, 2019

The Oculus Rift S is a Rift platform compatible headset that connects to peoples' PCs and doesn't require external sensors. Both the Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest are priced at $399 each, and will launch later this spring. There's been a small bump in resolution to 1280×1440 pixels per eye, though the frame rate of the displays is dropping from 90hz to 80hz. The Oculus Rift S uses " Oculus Insight" tracking to catch every movement you make without the need for external sensors. (more...)
Eerie new System Shock 3 teaser debuts at GDC 2019 Eerie new System Shock 3 teaser debuts at GDC 2019
- March 22, 2019

But from a visual standpoint, we needed a setting that was noir-like, dominated by deep, dark, problematic, disturbing shadows, and punctuated by areas of intense, focused light. The first-person action role-playing game arrived in 1994 followed by System Shock 2 in 1999 and System Shock Enhanced Edition in 2015 which later supported 4K and mods. (more...)
Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation
- March 22, 2019

Facebook said that hundreds of millions of users of Facebook Lite had been impacted, while tens of millions of regular Facebook users were impacted. Nonetheless, many would argue that Facebook hasn't exactly earned the benefit of the doubt with respect to security and user privacy. If you didn't think that Facebook could go lower than sharing personal information from 87 million users with third party sites , violating a signed FTC consent decree in the process, maybe you're ... (more...)
Leaked Galaxy Fold Hands-on Video Reveals Major Display Issue Leaked Galaxy Fold Hands-on Video Reveals Major Display Issue
- March 21, 2019

The company has not revealed global availability details of the smartphone as of now. As expected from the model number, the device will plug the price gap between its existing Galaxy A30 and A50 that have already launched in India. With the listing, it appears the A40 won't feature in Samsungs April 10 Galaxy launch event , except the Korean company decides to formally present the device. (more...)
Activision and Tencent lift the lid on Call of Duty Activision and Tencent lift the lid on Call of Duty
- March 20, 2019

We've seen several Call of Duty games hit mobile platforms over the years, but Activision isn't stopping there. The game is a new free-to-play title that brings together maps, modes, weapons, and characters from across the Call of Duty franchise, including the fan favourite Black Ops and the Modern Warfare series. (more...)
'Team Sonic Racing' Reveals Its Robust Car Customization In New Video 'Team Sonic Racing' Reveals Its Robust Car Customization In New Video
- March 19, 2019

At a SXSWGaming panel, SEGA revealed some new details about the upcoming Team Sonic Racing . In Team Sonic Racing , players can customize their vehicles with mod pods, power ups, and other personalization options like paint job alterations, new vehicle skins, and custom horns. (more...)
Apple brings back iPad Air, revamps iPad Mini Apple brings back iPad Air, revamps iPad Mini
- March 19, 2019

Both new iPads also keep the home button with Touch ID fingerprint reader, eschewing Apple's newer Face ID face recognition system and swipe gestures, and the same basic design with large bezels at the top and bottom of the screen. It comes in two flavors: Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + Cellular , and comes with either 64 or 256GB of storage memory. "It retains the same 7.9" screen size and it has similar hardware as the new iPad Air 2019. (more...)
Redmi 7 with Android 9 Pie officially announced for Rs. 7,000 Redmi 7 with Android 9 Pie officially announced for Rs. 7,000
- March 19, 2019

Xiaomi has always kept the price of Redmi series phones lower than the Redmi Note series devices and the trend follows with Redmi 7 and Redmi Note 7 smartphones. The 4GB variant of the Redmi Note 7 Pro, on the other hand, was not mentioned at the event so it is safe to assume that the version is now exclusive to India. (more...)
Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane launching Tuesday Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane launching Tuesday
- March 19, 2019

Buying the pass automatically gets you a trio of new skins, one for Lifeline, one for Wraith and one for Mirage, although they're all a little grim and drab for my liking. For those who don't purchase the Battle Pass, they can still earn one Wild Frontier Legend skin, five Apex Packs and 18 Wild Frontier stat trackers for free. (more...)
Apple Fires Back at Spotify in Escalating App Store Feud Apple Fires Back at Spotify in Escalating App Store Feud
- March 18, 2019

Apple stated that the only a "tiny fraction of their [Spotify's] subscriptions fall under Apple's revenue-sharing model". App business transactions where users sign up or purchase digital goods outside the app aren't charged by Apple . In the post, Apple also pointed out that Spotify is stingy when it comes to paying artists, even taking them to court over royalties . We want more app businesses to thrive - including the ones that compete with some aspect of our business, because they ... (more...)
Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products
- March 15, 2019

BI writes that Google has started an ample restructuring process in the Create division, which is responsible for creating laptops and tablets like the Pixelbook and the Pixel Slate . Google's first Pixel device, the Chromebook Pixel laptop, was announced in 2013. Google Pixelbook is a "Chromebook", running on Google's Chrome OS software and is only capable of using Internet-based applications. (more...)
Android Q Beta Ready for Pixel Phones Android Q Beta Ready for Pixel Phones
- March 15, 2019

Then youll be able to start screen recording by long-pressing the Screenshot button, initially launched with the Power key. Of course, you'll need an eligible device in order to take part in the beta. As always, those with Google's own Pixel phones are first in line to get a taste of the as-yet-unnamed OS upgrade, which is likely to be a centerpiece of the company's announcements at Google I/O 2019 later this year. (more...)
Footage of Battlefield V's battle royale mode leak online Footage of Battlefield V's battle royale mode leak online
- March 11, 2019

Firestorm is reportedly featuring three modes: solo, duo (2 player teams), squad (4 player teams) with a player maximum of 64 per match. The tutorial narration helpfully notes that urban environments can be full of decent loot to scavenge, but are also more likely to attract other players, just like every battle royale game ever. (more...)
Continued Conversations rolling out to Google Home Hub and other Smart Displays Continued Conversations rolling out to Google Home Hub and other Smart Displays
- March 09, 2019

You can see the full list of supported states by clicking the following link . Google Duplex , which lets you instruct the Assistant to make calls on your behalf, looked like a sci-fi marvel that was also kind of creepy. You tell the Google Assistant where you'd like to book a reservation, and Duplex takes over. It converses just like a real human (with "umms", "ahhs" and pauses) and can be used for making haircut appointments and restaurant reservations, to name a few. (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 6.50 Released, Adds Remote Play for iOS Devices
- March 08, 2019

Also, DUALSHOCK 4 controllers aren't supported, and the app it can't be used with mobile data. Sony hasn't provided an exhaustive list of every game which is compatible, simply stating that you can play "your favorite PS4 games". But not anymore; more than four years after its initial debut, Remote Play has finally graced iOS. You can't use Remote Play over a cellular connection, so you'll need to be connected to Wi-Fi - preferably the same network as your PS4 if possible. (more...)
Nintendo Labo VR Kit Announced; Launches Next Month Nintendo Labo VR Kit Announced; Launches Next Month
- March 08, 2019

Personally, I'm wondering if the goggles will have as distinctive and memorable a smell as the Virtual Boy, and somewhere I'm sure my dad is delighted he can just buy a bunch of cardboard instead of renting us an entire headset at Blockbuster. (more...)
Nokia 9 PureView latest update improves imaging capabilities Nokia 9 PureView latest update improves imaging capabilities
- March 07, 2019

It is available in the USA market for $699 (approximately Rs 49,700). The long-awaited flagship from HMD Global is a photographer's dream with its penta-lens camera setup on the rear. And unlike other multi-sensor smartphones, the Nokia 9 PureView is unique in that all the lenses capture an image at the same time and uses Light's (Nokia's partner company) algorithm to combine information from all the sensors and produce a single, high-end photograph as the end result. (more...)
USB 4 Debuts With Twice the Throughput and Thunderbolt 3 Support USB 4 Debuts With Twice the Throughput and Thunderbolt 3 Support
- March 05, 2019

Intel has announced that it has essentially contributed its work on Thunderbolt to the USB Promoter Group - the industry body that decides what the USB standard should mean. USB 2.0 ports and devices are going to be around for a long time. The new two-lane operation using existing USB Type-C cables supports up to 40 Gbps data transfer when certified cables are used. (more...)
Apex Legends Players Voicing Their Frustration over Lack of Season 1 Announcement Apex Legends Players Voicing Their Frustration over Lack of Season 1 Announcement
- March 04, 2019

The source claims it will be a static item in the game's shop, unable to be purchased with coins. With the studio already revealing that they have plans for the game to continue for another decade , it's clear that a ton of additional content is headed our way and earlier this week, the first new character leaked onto the web. (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered pops up again Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered pops up again
- March 04, 2019

Presumably that's a placeholder that someone has forgot to update . The last Infinity ward Call of Duty game, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare , also brought with it the remaster of the originalModern Warfare. With the remaster being all but confirmed, we only have four questions:Does this mean that the rumours about it only including single player were true? However, if the next mainline Call of Duty game is met with the same level of indifference as Infinite Warfare was initially, ... (more...)
Huawei P30 Pro renders confirm S10-rivalling quad-camera array Huawei P30 Pro renders confirm S10-rivalling quad-camera array
- March 04, 2019

The leaked renders give us a look at the phone design as well as different color options. In the core configuration, the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro will be equipped with the Kirin 980 processor, of which the P30 Pro has a battery capacity of 4200 mAh and no 3.5 mm headphone jack. (more...)
Artificial Intelligence In Construction Market Development, Key Opportunity, Application & Gross Revenues 2018 Artificial Intelligence In Construction Market Development, Key Opportunity, Application & Gross Revenues 2018
- March 01, 2019

With Experts forecast, Operational Intelligence market is expected to grow at 10.56% CAGR during the period 2018-2023. It covers numerous important facets considering leading competitors which includes their business profiling, market share, gross margin, sales, revenue, growth rate as well as it offers value chain analysis, capacity utilization analysis, SWOT analysis to dig deeper. (more...)
OPPO: we have a foldable phone too OPPO: we have a foldable phone too
- February 26, 2019

If you haven't heard by now, Huawei has its own device that as of now, competes with the Samsung Galaxy Fold in the new foldable phone category. The Chinese tech giant is going as far as calling its foldable phone "the world's fastest foldable 5G phone". (more...)