Electronics


Overkill's The Walking Dead video game delayed until late 2018 Overkill's The Walking Dead video game delayed until late 2018
- May 08, 2017

Overkill Software, who's most known for Payday 2 , is now developing a shooter based in The Walking Dead franchise but not much is actually known about the project. The game was delayed from 2016 to 2017 and now, the game has had a further delay to 2018. Meanwhile, if you tune into Starbreeze's Twitch channel on May 10, you'll be given "an insight into the development of Overkill's The Walking Dead ", which hopefully means we'll finally be shown some footage. (more...)
Facebook to add 3000 to monitor flagged content
- May 07, 2017

These new shows will presumably also be viewable through Facebook's video app for the Apple TV and other set-top boxes. Now, according to a report from Business Insider , Facebook is planning to unveil its plans to enter that market next month with two different formats of video... (more...)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sells 1 Million Copies in 3 Days Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sells 1 Million Copies in 3 Days
- May 06, 2017

If the Nintendo Switch's sales weren't impressive enough, then Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's success is sure to blow you away. Ubisoft and Nintendo have yet to respond, but we can probably expect to see Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle at E3 this year. (more...)
DOTA 2 Is Getting A Co-op Campaign With A Story DOTA 2 Is Getting A Co-op Campaign With A Story
- May 06, 2017

The DOTA 2 game client, otherwise, will remain unaffected and will still be free to play like it always has been. The latest Dota 2 compendium is out now; every year, Valve add wonderful new modes and mods to the game commemorating the season of the worldwide. (more...)
The OnePlus 5 will debut this summer
- May 06, 2017

The OnePlus 3T received top marks from the CNET staff. OnePlus has a certain reason for not naming its next phone OnePlus 4 (as this should normally succeed the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T). Yesterday we heard a number of specifications for the OnePlus 5 and now the handset has been listed on Oppomart with some more specifications. (more...)
WhatsApp back online after global outage of 'a few hours' WhatsApp back online after global outage of 'a few hours'
- May 04, 2017

The app stopped working at around 9pm United Kingdom time on Wednesday leaving people unable to send or receive messages. @ WhatsApp became a trending mention in South Africa around 11pm Wednesday, with the hashtags #Whatsappdown , and the more locally-relevant #Whatsappdownsa also made appearances. (more...)
Why Verizon Paid The NFL $21 Million To Broadcast A Lackluster Game Why Verizon Paid The NFL $21 Million To Broadcast A Lackluster Game
- May 04, 2017

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal , they paid $21 million for the rights. The match will be streamed to a global audience via Verizon platforms such as AOL , Fios, go90 and Complex . The London matchup also will be available on the NFL Mobile app to Verizon Wireless customers, and the NFL app on Xbox One and Windows 10. Last month, the league reached an agreement with Amazon.com Inc.to stream 10 Thursday night games next season on its Amazon Prime service. (more...)
Google warns of phishing scam that impersonates Google Docs
- May 04, 2017

Google was quick to address the problem, but for users who were victimized by the attack, you will need to protect yourself with extra precautions. If the user grants permission to the app, nothing happens . Google said it was able to stop the campaign in about an hour. Hackers created a malicious app and named it "Google Docs", which looked trustworthy. (more...)
Balotelli has responded to Brendan Rodgers' 'Best Player' dig Balotelli has responded to Brendan Rodgers' 'Best Player' dig
- May 04, 2017

The remark sent the room of Celtic fans into hysterics, knowing the 26-year-old had an very bad time at Anfield, scoring just one goals in one season at Liverpool before leaving for AC Milan. Despite working with the likes of Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard, the Northern Irishman gave a tongue-in-cheek response, claiming Mario Balotelli was the best he had ever managed. (more...)
Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in Indonesia Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in Indonesia
- May 03, 2017

A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is held up with other Note 7 phones on a counter that were returned to a Best Buy on September 15, 2016 in Orem, Utah. Recently, Samsung delivered on its promise to immediately address the reddish tint issue reported by several Galaxy S8 owners shortly after the device's retail release last month. (more...)
Samsung's Bixby won't say hello to you until later this spring Samsung's Bixby won't say hello to you until later this spring
- April 29, 2017

Samsung says other Bixby features such as Home - a screen with dynamic cards - and Reminders will be operational when the Galaxy S8 ships. Users will be missing out the Bixby Voice at the time of the launch and it will be available later this Spring. (more...)
Acer Unveils New 2-in-1 Laptop Line
- April 29, 2017

During the conference, Acer put their laptop range front and center. There's also a Acer USB Type-C dock that can be purchased with the Switch 5 , and it includes DisplayPort, HDMI, two USB 3.1 Type-C ports and three USB Type-A ports, as well as audio input for microphone and audio output for speakers. (more...)
New Samsung chat app helps people with aphasia New Samsung chat app helps people with aphasia
- April 27, 2017

Samsung worked with Italian speech therapist Francesca Polini to translate over 140 sentence units from text into emoji strings, sequences of emojis that accurately convey the meaning of sentences. The app makers reason that aphasia patients are able to understand emojis as they are able to "depict all aspects of emotion". Many were forced to use pictures or gesticulate in an attempt to express themselves. (more...)
Meet your Google Assistant Meet your Google Assistant
- April 27, 2017

There are several prerequisites for accessing the new system, such as having an active " Mercedes me " account and getting a " mbrace " subscription, which gives access to connected vehicle services. Through the Alexa Voice Service Program, Amazon is offering a hardware reference package that bundles the technology for use by partners and not charging for the privilege. (more...)
Apple to begin testing self-driving car tech in California
- April 25, 2017

Though no specific start date is known at this time, Apple soon will begin testing its autonomous tech in three 2015 Lexus RF450h SUVs, according to Bloomberg . The dry spell has raised doubts as to whether Apple lost some of its trend-setting magic with the death of co-founder Steve Jobs in 2011. Traditional automakers such as GM, Ford, Honda and Mercedes-Benz also have permits to test their models on California's roads. (more...)
Apple pledges to eventually only use 100% recycled materials Apple pledges to eventually only use 100% recycled materials
- April 24, 2017

Apple remains committed to reducing its carbon footprint (down 23 percent from 2015), pushing its suppliers to use renewable energy (96 percent of Apple's own global facilities are renewable energy-powered), investing in wind and solar power, and in reducing the energy used to create its products and the energy the products themselves use. (more...)
Samsung may launch foldable smartphone before Note 8 this year Samsung may launch foldable smartphone before Note 8 this year
- April 23, 2017

It's definitely something we'll have to test and verify for ourselves when we get the phones in for review. Take a quick tour of the changes in the new UX. You'll be much better off using the fingerprint reader or, better yet, the iris scanner. One of the reasons why Galaxy S8 is already so successful is because it features an innovative design that's been fitted with a smooth looking edge-to-edge display. (more...)
Intel Advances Release Date for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake Processors Intel Advances Release Date for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake Processors
- April 22, 2017

AMD's top-spec Ryzen CPU is the Ryzen 7 1800X processor, a CPU with eight cores, supporting the execution of 16 threads, a 3.6GHz base clock and the ability to boost up to 4GHz Turbo Clock. Reports suggest that on the basis of the recent benchmark spotting - it appears like the launch date of AMD Ryzen 5 1600X processor is nearing. (more...)
FCC Votes for Business Broadband Deregulation FCC Votes for Business Broadband Deregulation
- April 22, 2017

The BDS market, where telecom operators and cable MSOs (multi service operators) provide a host of network related services to business entities of various sizes, has been a lucrative source of revenues in the recent years for service providers. (more...)
Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices
- April 22, 2017

This comparison takes place only on your device , in a matter of milliseconds. The feature rollout comes to the USA first and will expand to the U.K.in coming months, Google says. Lutron has added Google Assistant to its list of technologies from which users can control their lights using voice. Now that the multi-user feature is available, you can add new users by tapping the "Multiple users now supported" card or by going to the Devices area of Google Home (in the top ... (more...)
Killed as Truck Runs Into Crowd in Chittoor in Andhra Killed as Truck Runs Into Crowd in Chittoor in Andhra
- April 21, 2017

Jayalakshmi, who was present in the police station at the time of accident, said most of the casualties were due to electrocution. Earlier in the month, at least 26 pilgrims were injured when the van in which they were travelling overturned in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. (more...)
Google reportedly building ad-blocker into Chrome Google reportedly building ad-blocker into Chrome
- April 20, 2017

You want to make enough money from an ad-supported site to cover costs, but you don't want to annoy users to the point they block all your ads. A built-in blocker on Chrome could keep ads on websites that adhere to the Google-influenced standard of a better ad while blocking what falls " below the standard of consumer acceptability ". (more...)
Leaked schematics show Apple's new handset
- April 18, 2017

The company might also release the successors to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus later this year. Although the technology is not always used to achieve curves on screens as sometimes they just allow manufacturers to add curved finishes on flat panels, as per Forbes , Google making use of them suggest that the Google Pixel 2 might actually come with a curved display. (more...)
Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
- April 18, 2017

Google had been appealing the decision prior to the recent settlement. According to FAS, Google will also have to develop a "Chrome widget" that will replace the standard Google search widget on the Android home screen. In a few months, Google will create for new devices in Russian Federation a new Chrome widget that will replace the current Google search widget on the home screen. (more...)
Shadow Brokers Release SWIFT Banking, Windows Exploits Shadow Brokers Release SWIFT Banking, Windows Exploits
- April 18, 2017

The NSA's official seal appeared on one of the slides in the presentation , although Reuters could not independently determine the authenticity of the slides. In some cases, coverage for specific tools or vulnerabilities was already available prior to today's information release . The files, according to computer security analysts, also showed the NSA had found and exploited numerous vulnerabilities in a range of Microsoft Windows products widely used on computers around the world. (more...)
Honda Uses N.Y. To Unveil Clarity Family Of One For Canada
- April 17, 2017

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid is driven by an electric motor rated at 181 horsepower and 232 lb-ft of torque, juiced by a 17-kWh battery pack. The vehicle provides three distinct driving modes including Econ, Sport, and Normal. The volume seller of the Clarity trio will be available in standard and Touring trim levels. (more...)
Escalating tensions between the US and North Korea: What's going on? Escalating tensions between the US and North Korea: What's going on?
- April 17, 2017

That raised questions about US President Donald Trump's plans for North Korea, which has conducted several missiles and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and unilateral sanctions. A surprise at the parade was the appearance of Kim Won Hong, who was among the senior government officials joining Kim Jong Un at the podium. Other senior officials joining Kim at the podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state ... (more...)
Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware
- April 16, 2017

Shadow Brokers first surfaced previous year offering for sale a suite of hacking tools from the NSA. It's not known how numerous exploits, if any, are unknown to the manufacturer. Spreadsheets published by Shadow Brokers appeared to list banks that had been breached with "implants" - secret data-gathering software. In a statement on Friday, EastNets strongly denied the claims. (more...)
Another New Kendrick Lamar Album Rumored Another New Kendrick Lamar Album Rumored
- April 16, 2017

From there he went on to address what his real problem was: hip-hop. The theory is that Kendrick's DAMN! album is the same narrative as of Jesus Christ. Followers are now interpreting "TOC" as meaning "the other color". It's safe to say that Lamar will be dropping a few of these top tracks into his set list when he takes the stage on Sunday (in the US). (more...)
FCC reverses Charter Communications 'overbuild' requirement FCC reverses Charter Communications 'overbuild' requirement
- April 14, 2017

As an approval condition for Charter's purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the FCC ruled that the MSO must extend broadband-25 Mbps download speed or higher-to 2 million additional US residences. But on Monday the FCC lifted the provision that required Charter to expand into a competitor's service area. Pai was serving on the FCC as a commissioner when the Charter-Time Warner Cable merger was first proposed, but voted against the agreement-not because of the merger of ... (more...)
Mobile, Dish, Comcast Emerge As FCC Auction Winners
- April 14, 2017

He said T-Mobile spent the most, $8.0 billion, which "was about what we expected", while AT&T spent about $910M, a bit lower than he expected. The FCC said the auction raised $7.3 billion to pay down the national debt . Dish Network was the second biggest victor, spending $6.2 billion and picking up 486 licenses across 416 economic areas. The FCC will now enter into a 39-month transition period in moving broadcast stations to newly assigned channels. (more...)
Fitbit's Global Positioning System smartwatch reportedly won't launch until the fall Fitbit's Global Positioning System smartwatch reportedly won't launch until the fall
- April 13, 2017

Note the plural. Two of the device's key expected features reportedly ran into brick walls during production, causing makers to get back to the blueprints. Interestingly, Fitbit is also gearing up to release its first ever bluetooth headphones. According to sources Fitbit is likely come out with a feature-packed device that will include a high-res colour display, built-in Global Positioning System, heart-rate monitoring, contactless payments, on-board storage for music and four days of ... (more...)
Record deliveries power Tesla shares to all-time high
- April 09, 2017

Tesla said another 4,650 vehicles were being transported to customers at the end of the first quarter and will be included in second quarter deliveries. The Model 3 will be hands down its cheapest vehicle to date, starting at $35,000 before incentives, putting it within reach of the majority of American (not to mention foreign) auto owners. (more...)
Ready for some football? Amazon will stream 'Thursday Night Football' Ready for some football? Amazon will stream 'Thursday Night Football'
- April 06, 2017

Starting with this upcoming season, Prime members can watch 10 TNF games from the Amazon Prime Video app on their phone, tablet, gaming console, set-top box, or anywhere else you can access it. But analysts estimate that Amazon Prime has at least 60 million subscribers. Regular television broadcasts for the games will continue. Twitter had the Thursday night rights past year, so anyone with a free account could view the games. (more...)
Facebook, Mozilla and Craigslist Craig fund fake news firefighter Facebook, Mozilla and Craigslist Craig fund fake news firefighter
- April 06, 2017

Facebook recently launched a journalism initiative that included an outreach campaign to newsrooms across the USA, and its participation in this project marks its latest contribution to the news industry since a tide of fraudulent stories inundated its platform during the run-up to the 2016 election. (more...)
Newly launched Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition system hacked Newly launched Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition system hacked
- April 05, 2017

This may be an indication that the next Samsung device to utilize the new chip will likely have dual cameras. Now that Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of its highly anticipated Galaxy S8, it's about time to pit Samsung's latest flagship smartphone with LG G6 Android smartphone. (more...)
Tina Lawson Posts Pics From Beyonce& Jay Z's Wedding Tina Lawson Posts Pics From Beyonce& Jay Z's Wedding
- April 05, 2017

The full video has been made available on Tidal, however some fans have been sharing it on the socials. Queen Bey, who debuted the song on her and Jay Z's wedding anniversary two years ago, also shared a 63-track playlist dedicated to the rapper. (more...)
Spider-Man: Homecoming: A Coming Of Age Story Spider-Man: Homecoming: A Coming Of Age Story
- April 04, 2017

Reddit user GamingSince95 captured the livestream of Penagos talking about Marvel's video game involvement. First announced at E3 a year ago, Sony is yet to release any more footage of the upcoming superhero adventure. Capcom: Infinite coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC". We will keep you updated with the latest news about the game when we get more information. It is not excluded that the game can go out during the summer, in conjunction with Spider-Man Homecoming , opening in ... (more...)
Android 7.1.2 starts rolling out to Pixel C, Nexus Player Android 7.1.2 starts rolling out to Pixel C, Nexus Player
- April 04, 2017

The Nexus 9 and Nexus 6 have reached end of life, and thus will not receive the update as far as we know. Icons are also going to be redesigned, but everything else is expected to be looking nearly the same with the earlier iteration of Android 7.0 Nougat. (more...)
Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon say they won't sell your individual browsing history Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon say they won't sell your individual browsing history
- April 03, 2017

Internet service providers are in an awkward spot. "We do not sell our broadband customers' individual Web browsing history", Comcast chief privacy officer Gerard Lewis wrote in a blog post . The FCC rules, which were ratified late past year, would require internet service providers (ISPs) to gain consent from customers before sharing or selling web browsing data and other identifiable information with third-parties. (more...)