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Former NFL player detained for Instagram post Former NFL player detained for Instagram post
- February 26, 2018

Martin tagged Incognito and another former Dolphins teammate (Mike Poucey) in the post. The post from Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the National Football League, showed a shotgun and referred by name to the private Harvard-Westlake prep school in Los Angeles that he once attended. (more...)
Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC
- February 26, 2018

There's also a bunch of colored backers available if you want to switch up the design. The Nokia 1 basically leaves consumers no excuse not to prefer an Android phone over a cheap feature phone. This device also has a 3260mAh battery inside with Qi-standard wireless charging compliance. The original measures 154 x 75.8 x 7.85mm (with a slight bump for the camera), while the new Nokia 6 is 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.15mm. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro(2017) Now For Sale in India Microsoft Surface Pro(2017) Now For Sale in India
- February 23, 2018

A variant with Core i5, 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM is available at Rs 1,06,999 while Core i7 paired with 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM is up for grabs at Rs 1,33,999. The Core i7 model comes in three variants including Core i7 variant comes in three variant including 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage option, 16GB RAM and 512 storage, and 16GB RAM along with 1TB storage. (more...)
Fortnite Servers Going Down Soon On PS4, Xbox One, And PC Fortnite Servers Going Down Soon On PS4, Xbox One, And PC
- February 23, 2018

While the number of tiers have gone up, Epic Games still allotted the same span of time for players to complete the season, which takes around 75 to 150 hours in total to finish. The first tweak is called Turbo Building , and it allows you to hold down primary fire to continuously place a selected building piece. From graphics to cosmetics, to guns, players will witness a flurry of new content and upgrades. (more...)
Sounds Like Spotify Is Tapping Into The Speaker Market Sounds Like Spotify Is Tapping Into The Speaker Market
- February 22, 2018

Then this week happened and now it looks like Facebook could launch 2 Wi-Fi speakers later this year , and now Spotify are getting in on it. Spotify's latest job openings prove that the company is looking to expand further on its options for users. (more...)
Snap to Haters of Snapchat Redesign: 'We Hear You' Snap to Haters of Snapchat Redesign: 'We Hear You'
- February 22, 2018

To add a GIF to your Snap , tap the sticker icon, type in the search field, and a GIPHY section will populate, showing you the GIF stickers related to your search. In an official response on Change.org, where user Nic Rumsey posted a petition called "Remove the new Snapchat Update", the Snapchat team wrote that they "completely understand the new Snapchat has felt uncomfortable for many". (more...)
Oil Buoyed by Weaker Dollar and Stronger Equities Oil Buoyed by Weaker Dollar and Stronger Equities
- February 21, 2018

Brent crude was up 15 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $64.99 after rising more than 3 per cent last week. Saudi Arabia-the de facto head of OPEC-and Russian Federation indicated last week a willingness to stick an agreement that has helped hold back global production by almost 2%, while boosting crude prices by more than 50% in the second half of 2017. (more...)
Microsoft to stop push notifications for Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 Microsoft to stop push notifications for Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0
- February 21, 2018

Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 have reached their end of support dates, and thus services for these versions of Windows will be discontinued over time. The windows phones are fading from the market and have been out of the picture since Microsoft made a decision to stop supporting the platform which is demand and focus on other ventures.Although it doesn't make any difference ending the push notification feature. (more...)
Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming To PS4, Xbox One And PC Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming To PS4, Xbox One And PC
- February 21, 2018

Burnout Paradise Remasted will include the original base game plus the eight add-on game packs that released during the Year of Paradise , including Big Surf Island. This means that the Big Surf Island expansion that never released on the PC version will finally be available to fans on the platform. That being said , Paradise is a great game and definitely worth checking out if you've somehow not played it over the last 10 years. (more...)
Swype, the original swiping keyboard, is officially dead Swype, the original swiping keyboard, is officially dead
- February 20, 2018

The official announcement is yet to be made by the app developer but if you are a long time user of the Swype keyboard , this should be the time to make a change. It was eventually released for Android as a paid for app in 2013 and for iOS the following year. Even if most of its loyal users claim that it performs better than other apps, the download numbers might prove otherwise. (more...)
TrendForce: Global smartphone sales growth will slow down in 2018 TrendForce: Global smartphone sales growth will slow down in 2018
- February 15, 2018

The new update brings all the Android 8 .1 features introduced by Google such as new settings menu, revamped power menu, Bluetooth Battery percentage display, and so on. It is believed to be an Android Go (Oreo edition) smartphone. Android 8.0 Oreo doesn't look that great as well as it accounts for only 0.8 per cent of all active devices. (more...)
Is Facebook losing younger users to Snapchat! Is Facebook losing younger users to Snapchat!
- February 15, 2018

According to eMarketer , Facebook saw a 9.9 percent decline in the 12- to 17-year-old demographic in 2017 in the U.S., almost three times higher than the marketing firm predicted last year. In order to grow a bigger number of users worldwide, Snapchat needs to woo the older generations (people 35 or older). Snapchat , which is known for its disappearing messages, will continue to have more users aged 12 to 24 than Instagram , the researchers said. (more...)
Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Core Booster Crashed Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Core Booster Crashed
- February 14, 2018

At this point, you probably also know that while SpaceX tried to land that Falcon Heavy booster on a drone ship in the ocean, that landing failed . The side boosters used in the Falcon Heavy launch were previously flown and recovered. Some eight minutes after launch Tuesday, the two side boosters set down in near synchrony on two landing pads at Cape Canaveral. (more...)
VLC's new 3.0 supports 8K video, HDR, and even Chromecast VLC's new 3.0 supports 8K video, HDR, and even Chromecast
- February 11, 2018

If the media codec you're trying to play is natively supported by the Chromecast, your device will only act as a streaming server. Having said that, the developers had to work rigorously to add this new feature and VLC Android developer Geoffrey Métais has further explained that the hard part about Chromecast support was converting local media files to play nice with Google's preferred format. (more...)
Emotional moment as Lindsay Vonn is asked about grandfather Emotional moment as Lindsay Vonn is asked about grandfather
- February 11, 2018

This is Vonn's fourth Olympics. When I get mentally exhausted, I just get more emotional. I'm going to give it everything I have and whatever happens will happen. She estimates that she spent the equivalent of about three years on rehabilitation from various injuries; while Vonn reiterated Friday she plans to ski another season to eclipse Stenmark, when she mentioned the word "retirement", it was in the context of how long her knees will hold up. (more...)
Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man? Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man?
- February 09, 2018

Cheddar Man - who had previously been portrayed as having brown eyes and light skin - was among the first permanent settlers to make the United Kingdom their home, and is related to around 10 percent of the modern population there. Scientists say that DNA from the Cheddar Man population can be linked to about 10 per cent of the genetic make-up of modern Europeans. Normally it is believed that British people have a fair complexion and are mostly white people. (more...)
New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year
- February 08, 2018

All the new emoji can be seen here. Take a look at all of the new emojis here . "Neither the existing crab nor shrimp emoji can be effectively used to represent a lobster, which has a distinctively different profile", wrote King, who was also among the nine New England senators who co-sponsored a successful resolution past year designating September 25 as "National Lobster Day". (more...)
Go to war with Pakistan and tear it into 4 parts: Swamy Go to war with Pakistan and tear it into 4 parts: Swamy
- February 07, 2018

On one occasion, it gathered a large body of civilians at the Line of Control, threatening that the group would transgress the de facto boundary and enter India . "This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed 1970 ceasefire violations", he claimed. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro is up for pre-order in the US Huawei Mate 10 Pro is up for pre-order in the US
- February 07, 2018

United States pre-orders, which run from February 5 to 17, come with a US$150 gift card from retailers, making the Mate 10 Pro's effective purchase price at about US$650 - the lowest it is available globally. The Mate 10 Pro was launched in November 2017, one of the first phones in Huawei's lineup to sport a almost bezel-less screen. The smartphone is powered by a Kirin 970 octa-core processor , 6GB of RAM along with 128GB onboard storage . (more...)
Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game
- February 06, 2018

Until then, we look to industry insiders and leaks. It is set in the modern times and is boots on the ground. Right now we recommend taking this info with a pinch of salt. The Nintendo Switch version of this title is said to have support for DLC and unique features like HD Rumble and motion controls. The new title is said to offer a "boots on the ground" experience, meaning that forward-thinking equipment like jetpacks seen in titles like Advanced Warfare may not be present. (more...)
Spotify is testing a new app that's just for listening to playlists Spotify is testing a new app that's just for listening to playlists
- February 03, 2018

An app that's all about easy, quick listening seems particularly built to woo Pandora's millions of free users who want a convenient, lean-back experience with little user input required. The app appears to be a streamlined, though somewhat watered-down version of Pandora . Australian Android users can grab it from Google Play. The app is now in testing and according to The Verge is only available in Australia. (more...)
Top Russian spies met with Pompeo when they traveled to US Top Russian spies met with Pompeo when they traveled to US
- February 03, 2018

Also in Washington was the head of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence, according to the Washington Post . Former U.S. intelligence officials and other experts noted CIA directors routinely communicate with their Russian counterparts. (more...)
Battle for Azeroth Set to Release This Summer Battle for Azeroth Set to Release This Summer
- February 01, 2018

In addition there are the new Allied Races to play as, a new Heart of Azeroth artifact which unlocks new powers in your equipment, and of loads of new content and associated rewards to keep you busy your way to the new level cap of 120. Pre-sales are now open and give you the chance to get a taste for the new Allied Races being introduced in the expansion. The Zandalari Trolls and Dark Iron Dwarves will not be available until players have actually played through Battle for Azeroth's ... (more...)
Killer Whales Can Imitate Human Speech, Study Finds Killer Whales Can Imitate Human Speech, Study Finds
- February 01, 2018

Wikie is undergoing training at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France . When researchers trained Wikie to mimic human words through the blowhole, she surprised everyone. "You can not pick a word that is very complicated because then I think you are asking too much - we wanted things that were short but were also distinctive", Josep Call, a professor in evolutionary origins of mind at the University of St. (more...)
Rare lunar eclipse offers glimpse of 'super blue blood moon' Rare lunar eclipse offers glimpse of 'super blue blood moon'
- January 31, 2018

People in the Middle East, Asia, eastern Russia, Australia and New Zealand will be able to view it during moonrise on the evening of January 31, according to NASA . The super blood blue moon lunar eclipse can be seen throughout the world overnight from January 30 to early January 31. According to the article on NASA's website, at 4:51 a.m. (more...)
Microsoft Releases Patch To Disable Intel's Flawed Spectre Mitigation Microsoft Releases Patch To Disable Intel's Flawed Spectre Mitigation
- January 30, 2018

If you're not keen on removing the protection against Spectre , and feel like the possibility of system crashes is a price worth paying, then Microsoft has made it possible for users to manually disable and enable the mitigation against Spectre by changing registry settings. (more...)
Don't Miss This Celestial Triplet: a Blue Moon, Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse Don't Miss This Celestial Triplet: a Blue Moon, Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse
- January 27, 2018

But twice in each lunar cycle, the moon does cross into our planet's orbital plane. The full moon this coming Wednesday is considered a blue moon because it will be the second full moon in the same month, which typically only happens once a year. (more...)
African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies aged 78 African jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies aged 78
- January 25, 2018

He left South Africa following a bloody attack on African protesters in Sharpeville to fight for South African freedom from the outside. Masekela was also responsible for the record, Bring Him Back Home which was considered one of the unofficial anthems of the anti-apartheid movement. (more...)
Snapchat to let users share stories outside the app Snapchat to let users share stories outside the app
- January 25, 2018

You will be able to share your stories via text messages, iMessages, email, etc., by grabbing the URL. Snapchat (NYSE: SNAP ) will pursue growth by letting its users share Stories to other linked social media , including Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). (more...)
Reliance Jio Republic Day 2018 Offer Reliance Jio Republic Day 2018 Offer
- January 25, 2018

Jio Rs 349 plan , on the other hand, provides 1GB daily data but for a longer validity of 70 days. Industry sources said the flagship Rs 399 plan will now provide free voice, unlimited data of 1.5 GB daily, unlimited SMS (short message service) and premium subscription to Jio Apps for 84 days. (more...)
God of War Release Date and Story Trailer Revealed God of War Release Date and Story Trailer Revealed
- January 24, 2018

God of War will be released on April 20 , only for the PS4. Check it out below. It looks like an exciting chapter for the God of War series, honestly, and if you're interested in giving it a try, there's not too long to wait. It comes with the game, a SteelBook with Huldra Bros. loo, an art book from Dark Horse, a PlayStation 4 theme and the Death's Vow armor set and Exile's Guardian shield DLC. (more...)
Apple Rumored to Kill MacBook Air, Launch New 13-inch MacBook Apple Rumored to Kill MacBook Air, Launch New 13-inch MacBook
- January 24, 2018

General Interface Solution (GIS) is expected to land more LCM (LCD module) orders from Apple for the new notebook. MacBook Pro devices of Apple witnessed a huge fix in 2016 since the firm rolled out them along with Touch Bars for enhanced productivity. (more...)
IPhone battery explodes in China after man bites it IPhone battery explodes in China after man bites it
- January 24, 2018

While it's true that faulty and counterfeit lithium-ion batteries may sometimes explode or simply overheat, this man's method of testing the battery was pretty suspect, as we won't know whether the battery exploded because it's fake or because he damaged it with his teeth. (more...)
Microsoft announces education-focused laptops starting at $189 Microsoft announces education-focused laptops starting at $189
- January 23, 2018

Just ahead of the Bett education conference in London, taking place January 24-27, Microsoft took the wraps off four new budget-friendly Windows 10 PCs from Lenovo and JP Sá Couto, or JP for short. Microsoft said all the new software capabilities will be available by the start of the next school year. Users of Microsoft Teams for Education will now have access to their classroom on Team from their iOS or Android device and be able to keep track of all the conversations, assignments, ... (more...)
Google Mobile Search to Demote Slow-Loading Pages Google Mobile Search to Demote Slow-Loading Pages
- January 20, 2018

The search company recommends website operators use a variety of diagnostic tools to help measure a user's experience. Dubbed the " Speed Update ", the new policy brings mobile searches on parity with their desktop counterparts, where the feature was already available. (more...)
WhatsApp Business App is now Available For Free For Small Business WhatsApp Business App is now Available For Free For Small Business
- January 20, 2018

According to the company's blog, the application will roll out for most countries in the coming weeks. The business-focused account doesn't interfere with the regular WhatsApp experience either, as users can happily use both apps on the same device. (more...)
WhatsApp lets iPhone users watch YouTube videos while chatting with friends WhatsApp lets iPhone users watch YouTube videos while chatting with friends
- January 19, 2018

Currently, WhatsApp has over 1.2 billion monthly active users worldwide including 200 million across India. While WhatsApp in a statement did say that it was a problem with how their app was distributed and something that wasn't under their control, there was no word from Xiaomi on this matter. (more...)
Google announces improvements coming to its network Google announces improvements coming to its network
- January 17, 2018

With Curie, Google is set to become the first major non-telecom company to build a private intercontinental cable. Google is also working with Facebook , subsea network manufacturer Aqua Comms, and industrial group Bulk Infrastructure on the Havfrue cable, which will connect the USA east coast to Denmark and Ireland. (more...)
White PS4 Pro coming to GameStop in late January White PS4 Pro coming to GameStop in late January
- January 17, 2018

Anticipation is high for the game's release, and this console is flawless for collectors and Monster Hunter fans making the move to PS4 alike. Despite some initial surprises about the small Monster Hunter World file size for the download at launch, a meaty day-one update is expected. (more...)
US Threatens Telcos to Avoid Huawei or Lose Government Contracts US Threatens Telcos to Avoid Huawei or Lose Government Contracts
- January 17, 2018

The US government has also blocked a string of Chinese acquisitions over national security concerns, including Ant Financial's proposed purchase of US money transfer firm MoneyGram. AT&T and other telecom giants are being warned to avoid doing business with Chinese hardware manufacturer Huawei if they want to be able to secure government contracts. (more...)