Electronics


OnePlus apologizes for spam notifications received by OnePlus 7 Pro users
- July 02, 2019

One of them had a string of gibberish latin consonants and the other what appears to be Korean or Chinese characters. When users tapped on the notifications, the phone would receive an error message saying "browser not found". OnePlus later apologised for the spam notification and blamed a failed internal test. "Therefore, we want to reassure that this incident does not indicate any risks for your personal data", the company explained. (more...)
Tetris Royale Is The Battle Royale Game That Nobody Expected Tetris Royale Is The Battle Royale Game That Nobody Expected
- July 02, 2019

But if you are getting your vintage games confused, Tetris is the one where you stack awkwardly shaped blocks that fall at speed. However, even with the popularity and lucrative nature of BR games in mind, very few people could have anticipated the latest entry into the market: " Tetris Royale ". (more...)
Google’s new Fast Share might be the future of Android file sharing Google’s new Fast Share might be the future of Android file sharing
- July 01, 2019

The company is testing a new Android feature called "Fast Share" that would allow phone owners to wirelessly transmit photos, text, and other files to nearby devices using Bluetooth. You can find more coverage over at the source link below. Google Fast Share is now available as a beta of sorts, and had originally been picked up as such by 9to5Google, and by XDA soon thereafter. (more...)
Google’s auto-delete controls for Location History to start rolling out today Google’s auto-delete controls for Location History to start rolling out today
- July 01, 2019

There, you'll find a prompt labeled " choose to delete automatically ", where Google has listed two options for clearing the data: once every three months or once every 18 months. In most cases, they obtain your approval before collecting the data but a majority of users don't know what the approval is meant for. The second option is "get off-route alerts" which gives a prominent alert to the user if the driver strays over 0.5km from Google's recommended route. (more...)
Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops recalled over possible fire hazard Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops recalled over possible fire hazard
- June 30, 2019

Apple recalled 15-inch MacBook Pros from 2015, and we now know this is based on just a couple of dozen incidents, none serious. The recalled laptop computers have a 15.4 inch (diagonal) display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 256 GB-1 TB solid state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and one HDMI port. (more...)
Major telephone outage in Netherlands leaves emergency number unreachable Major telephone outage in Netherlands leaves emergency number unreachable
- June 27, 2019

Authorities additionally suggested contributors to trip on to hospitals or to police or fire stations for any emergencies. The cause of the outage was not immediately clear. KPN is now now not the most efficient telecoms provider to suffer community considerations currently. KPN could not yet provide a reason for the network problems and said it was working to resolve the issues. (more...)
This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped
- June 19, 2019

The researchers have published their work titled, " Detecting Photoshopped Faces by Scripting Photoshop ". Adobe believes the AI will play a vital role in verifying the validity of digital media and to identify and discourage misuse of images to spread fake news. (more...)
Apple to launch biggest iPhone ever in 2020 Apple to launch biggest iPhone ever in 2020
- June 19, 2019

The latter basically confirms all speculation pointing that the 2019 iPhone XR will be the last Apple smartphone to ship with a standard LCD display. The 2020 iPhone 12 and 12 Max will support both sub-6GHz and mmWave technology. Back when Apple was still planning on using Intel modems in its iPhones, it was rumored that the 2020 iPhones will be the first to get 5G support. (more...)
Huawei working hard to launch new OS Huawei working hard to launch new OS
- June 17, 2019

As writes the edition, the producers have already begun to test the new OS from Huawei as a potential replacement for Android. Huawei is pushing back the global launch of Mate X from June to September. The applications to trademark the OS show that Huawei wants to use Hongmeng for gadgets ranging from smartphones and portable computers to robots and vehicle televisions. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A20 & Galaxy A30 Get Permanent Price Cut in India Samsung Galaxy A20 & Galaxy A30 Get Permanent Price Cut in India
- June 16, 2019

The news come from tech news blog LetsGoDigital , which revealed that the company had filed the patent late previous year. Samsung's plans for a unique phone have not gone smoothly. In a statement given to CNET , a Samsung spokesperson fessed: "We will announce timing in the coming weeks ". Back in April, when there was more optimism surrounding the Galaxy Fold, AT&T has sent out letters to customers who pre-ordered the device, telling them the phone will ship by June 13 . (more...)
Netflix rolls out Stranger Things mobile game, diverse animation lineup Netflix rolls out Stranger Things mobile game, diverse animation lineup
- June 15, 2019

Now, in an official press release-and in keeping with the show's mysterious narrative-Nike filled us in on the backstory behind reviving the '80s-inspired style. "One of the fun parts of taking something so serious as Stranger Things and turning it into a game is we get to latch onto levity and make the most of those moments", Pottinger said, noting that one of the game character's fighting skills features hair spray. (more...)
Google to remove auto-syncing between Google Drive and Google Photos Google to remove auto-syncing between Google Drive and Google Photos
- June 14, 2019

In July, Google Photos users will see an "Upload from Drive" option that will let them move over photos and videos from Google Drive to their Photo account. In contrast, all the new photos and videos that you upload either on Google Drive or store in Photos won't be available across both products. Additionally, Google will add an "Upload from Drive" feature to Photos that lets users choose items to copy to Drive. (more...)
128GB Google Pixel 3 XL for just $649.99, that's $350 off 128GB Google Pixel 3 XL for just $649.99, that's $350 off
- June 12, 2019

Yesterday's teardown of the Pixel 3a made us curious as to how the tech giant will improve further on the Pixel line. The Pixel 4 is rumored to launch in October, and will likely run Android Q. Who will have the better square camera implementation Google or Apple? The renders also show that that there will be two speaker grills at the bottom edges along with a USB Type-C port at the center. (more...)
E3 2019: New Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller Announced E3 2019: New Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller Announced
- June 11, 2019

The Xbox Elite controller was somewhat of a sleeper hit for the Xbox team, with sales far outstripping supply when it first launched. Stay tuned for more info as it arrives. Microsoft said the new Xbox Elite controller builds on performance, durability, and customization. It also comes with its own detachable charging dock and USB-C cable in its fancy trousers carry case, along with a bevy of new interchangeable thumbsticks, d-pads and paddle shapes. (more...)
Elden Ring is the Largest From Software Game to Date Elden Ring is the Largest From Software Game to Date
- June 11, 2019

Martin, and Sekiro/Bloodborne director, Hidetaka Miyazaki . Unfortunately, following its CG reveal trailer , details on the game itself were slim. Similarly to Dragon Ball Kakarot, we expect Bandai Namco to reveal more information and screenshots for this brand new project in the next couple days so stay tuned for more . (more...)
Watch Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 live stream here Watch Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 live stream here
- June 10, 2019

Credible leaker Sabi has both tweeted and provided us with some key information regarding Microsoft's next-gen console , " Xbox Scarlett ". Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is $15 per month and includes Xbox Game Pass PC and all of the benefits of Xbox Live Gold. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 is out next April - and it has Keanu Reeves Cyberpunk 2077 is out next April - and it has Keanu Reeves
- June 10, 2019

They were going on and on about how they'd create this vast open world with a branching storyline, how you'd be able to customize your character through in-game choices. Reeves showed up on the stage after the premiere of a new Cyberpunk trailer, which ended with his appearance. Keanu's probably only in a small portion of the game, but still: hot damn . (more...)
Nintendo's E3 will focus on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion Nintendo's E3 will focus on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion
- June 09, 2019

Anticipating that large swathes of fans across will be glued to their screens awaiting the announcements, killing the bandwidth in the process, Microsoft has provided their official Mixer channel as an alternative to allow you to catch all the action directly from their feed. (more...)
The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News
- June 07, 2019

Once you find the Dynamax Band in Sword and Shield (something that's bound to happen early on), you'll be able to transform one of your Pokemon into a towering monster, Rita Repulsa style, in each battle. During the Direct, Game Freak also confirmed that the games will have a fully-movable camera system (no more locked perspective!) and a "wild area" that features a dynamic weather system. (more...)
WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new Mac Pro starting at $5,999 WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new Mac Pro starting at $5,999
- June 06, 2019

But this time, it feels like Apple is just showing off, because some specs of the new Pro are totally insane. The processors also feature large L2 and shared L3 caches and 64 PCI Express lanes. "With macOS Catalina , we're bringing fresh new apps to the Mac, starting with new standalone versions of Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and the Apple TV app", said Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering. (more...)
Mac Pro modular system in detail Mac Pro modular system in detail
- June 05, 2019

And, to these people the time that the Mac Pro will save in rendering projects will be invaluable, and the huge price tag will easily pay for itself in time. While Apple has announced the starting price of this mammoth of a device (again, ₹4 lakh), the price of the top-of-the-line model (which can have different levels of ostentation, given you can plug in up to four XDR monitors whose stands cost $1,000 a pop) hasn't been announced. (more...)
Apple WWDC: 4 things that music makers need to know about Apple WWDC: 4 things that music makers need to know about
- June 05, 2019

For those of you sick and exhausted of all the robocalls constantly bombarding your cell phone, this one's for you. If you are a developer or have your device UDID registered by a developer, downloading and installing the iOS 13 beta 1 to test will soon be an option. (more...)
Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk'
- June 04, 2019

So far it seems a lot less social than Go, which bodes well for a lack of predatory microtransactions, but maybe not so much for its longevity. If you haven't already, make sure to watch the trailer above to see what Dragon Quest Walk is all about. (more...)
Google announcing Stadia’s pricing, games, and launch details this week
- June 04, 2019

Google just can't wait until E3 to reveal more information about its streaming service Google Stadia , so the company is hosting the first ever Stadia Connect (think similar to a Nintendo Direct) this Thursday. Google want to bring Stadia to nearly every single "screen". The service will let gamers play standard PC games within anything that can browse the web, including a TV, a phone, a tablet and of course a PC. (more...)
Google repairs outages affecting Youtube, Google services Google repairs outages affecting Youtube, Google services
- June 04, 2019

Google says that the incident began at 12:25 PM US Pacific Time, which translates to 3:25 AM local time. Aside from YouTube and Gmail , users reported having issues with G Suite , which includes more than a dozen Google services , like Hangouts, Drive, Docs, Sheets and Voice. (more...)
Nokia announces it has an event on June 6 Nokia announces it has an event on June 6
- June 03, 2019

It makes more sense when you consider that the Nokia 9 PureView is the only major device that has been launched globally, but hasn't made it to India yet. The dimensions of the phone will be 145.96×70.56 millimeters. Aside from this, there is little else that is known about the Nokia 2.2 smartphone now. (more...)
June's Free PlayStation Plus Games Revealed June's Free PlayStation Plus Games Revealed
- June 03, 2019

Speaking of classics, June's free games also include Sonic Mania , which many believe is possibly the best Sonic game of the decade. Both titles will become available on June 3, but right now " Overcooked " and " What Remains of Edith Finch " are still up for grabs for anyone who may have missed them. (more...)
Apple expected to retire iTunes in favor of standalone apps Apple expected to retire iTunes in favor of standalone apps
- June 03, 2019

Before iTunes debuted, the music industry was tearing its hair out trying to combat illegal file-sharing on Napster; Jobs' new product presented the digital era's first sustainable, user-friendly way to listen to music . In other words, iTunes is going away and will be replaced by the new Music app, which is expected to become the new utility for syncing and managing Apple devices. (more...)
Draymond Green pays Drake compliment after Game 1 antics Draymond Green pays Drake compliment after Game 1 antics
- June 02, 2019

Drake jaws at Golden State's Draymond Green . "It's a team effort, five-man group", Kerr said. "I think we all know when you do that, you get more leash than others". Even if the Raptors win Game 2, will you bet on the Warriors beating the spread? "Kerr admitted the defending National Basketball Association champions did not play their "'A' game" in their 118-109 Game 1 defeat but said his team will relish the challenge of levelling the series , live on Sky Sports Arena in the ... (more...)
Call Of Duty Is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Call Of Duty Is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
- May 31, 2019

According to its description, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare promises to push the boundaries and breaks rules the way only Modern Warfare can. For starters, Call of Duty is finally, finally doing away with the stupid season passes that have segregated the game's player base for decades now. (more...)
Rumour: Death Stranding Is a Timed PS4 Exclusive, Coming to PC Rumour: Death Stranding Is a Timed PS4 Exclusive, Coming to PC
- May 31, 2019

Kojima also suggested that the name of Norman Reedus's character, Sam Porter Bridges , is a bit of a pun. There's also a host of Special Editions and Collectors Editions up for pre-order for the game, which include a "full sized BB pod" (a statue of the baby) and keychain. (more...)
Google Lens Upgrade With Dining and Translations is Rolling Out Google Lens Upgrade With Dining and Translations is Rolling Out
- May 31, 2019

Lens in Google Go is just over 100KB and works on phones that cost less than $50. When you're dining in a restaurant and you can't choose what to order, Lens can highlight which dishes are popular from their physical menu. Point Lens at the WiFi password and it'll automatically copy it, so you can paste it anywhere on your phone. Every real-world object becomes a point of interest that, thanks to a mix of machine learning, computer vision, and Google's Knowledge Graph, is also something you ... (more...)
Amazon challenges Google with smaller, cheaper Echo Show Amazon challenges Google with smaller, cheaper Echo Show
- May 30, 2019

Amazon says new commands like " Alexa , delete everything I said today" and future options like "Alexa, delete what I just said", will allow users to erase records of recent interactions with the voice assistant. Or listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks. In addition to those voice-based privacy controls, a new Alexa Privacy Hub gives users a central place on the web to manage settings and privacy, including the ability to erase all voice recordings and commands for ... (more...)
Group Calls In Duo Are Now Live For All Group Calls In Duo Are Now Live For All
- May 28, 2019

Finally, Google has added support for group video calling to the Duo app after testing it for a year. You can only do group video calls with up to 8 people on the line. But Google Duo's Data Saving Mode will keep data consumption at a minimum while helping users connect with their loved ones. Google says that almost 60% of all Duo calls in India included someone outside of the top eight cities, and it's rolling out a data saver feature in the country. (more...)
Progression Changes Confirmed for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Adventure Progression Changes Confirmed for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Adventure
- May 27, 2019

In bringing the Adventure Mode back, we knew we had to hit all the elements that made the original so special. To that end, there'll be several different types of challenge, such as Trophy Races, Relic Races, Boss Races and Gem Cups to name but a few. (more...)
OnePlus 7 Pro possessed? Ghost touch issues haunt some users, fix underway OnePlus 7 Pro possessed? Ghost touch issues haunt some users, fix underway
- May 27, 2019

By leasing the stable Android 9 Pie update for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T, OnePlus is pretty serious about Android software updates. At the same time a weird issue regarding the OnePlus 7 Pro has been revealed. Both modes use the same lens and sensor, but somehow the image produced in Portrait mode is of a wider angle and at a higher resolution - 13MP in Portrait mode compared to 8MP in 3x "zoom" mode. (more...)
Ancestors The Humankind Odyssey release dates split PC, console availability Ancestors The Humankind Odyssey release dates split PC, console availability
- May 27, 2019

You'll play as our primate ancestors as they try to survive - and evolve - in prehistoric Africa. It's looking a little rough, sure, but it is Alpha footage and there's still six months to go before the game releases on PS4, so fingers crossed things look a little more polished by then. (more...)
Ford's 2-Legged Robot Will Finish Driverless Deliveries Ford's 2-Legged Robot Will Finish Driverless Deliveries
- May 26, 2019

Built out of lightweight material and capable of lifting packages that weigh up to 40 pounds, Digit can go up and down stairs, walk naturally through uneven terrain, and even react to things like being bumped without losing its balance and falling over. (more...)
This is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reveal Date This is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reveal Date
- May 26, 2019

The confirmation comes after the youtuber "TheLongSensation", long known for posting leaked information about the call of duty franchise, released a tweet claiming that the game would ditch the numerical classification system we have become accustomed to in the Modern Warfare series and instead be called " Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ". (more...)
Snapchat Employees Snooped on Users Using Internal Tool Snapchat Employees Snooped on Users Using Internal Tool
- May 25, 2019

The app now has more than 185 million users and counting. The ride-sharing service was given a slap on the wrist by regulators and a small fine in 2016 for the use of its " Godview " tool to track riders and access their historical logs without permission, alongside its generally lax view on security. (more...)