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Apple Said To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners

About a quarter of total cobalt production is used by the smartphone companies to manufacture the batteries, according to Bloomberg . A confidential source, speaking to Bloomberg , claimed that Apple is seeking to establish contracts to secure se...

Alexa loses her voice in Amazon Super Bowl tease starring Jeff Bezos

Apart from SMS messages, Amazon already offers free Echo to Echo calls and messages. Amazon announced the launch of a new feature for Alexa devices that allows you to send SMS messages. If the person doesn't have an Alexa powered speaker, then us...

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Crossover To Be Unveiled Ahead of Schedule

The Jaguar I-Pace has been previewed once again, this time during cold weather testing in Arjeplog, Sweden, ahead of its production premiere on March 1 . Here, temperatures reached as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit. It also looks like it will be pr...

Viral fitness tracker heat map could reveal key military secrets

The global heatmap , which was published in November 2017, tracked 1 billion activities from September 2017, according to Strava . Though the heatmap was posted a few months ago, it was only made public over the weekend after Nathan Ruser ...

HomePod: Features, release date and everything we know about Apple's smart speaker

Siri , as we all know, is not good. You can't ask Siri to read you your appointments or make an event. You're going to use more power if you crank it up, of course, but you probably won't cringe at your electricity bill if you stream music all da...

Audiobooks officially launched in Google Play Store

It's easy to pick up where you left off even if you switch devices , and you can also share your favorite titles with the entire clan through Family Library for no extra charge. Google Play Books with Audio Books will also be available on iOS f...

Jurgen Klopp says the Reds won't be spending anymore money in January

Carvalhal had a close look at Liverpool just two days before taking over at the Liberty Stadium . It would be easy after a fantastic result for Liverpool to take their foot off the gas, especially after losing the X-factor of the magical Phil...

Tim Cook Promises To Let iPhone Users Turn Off Throttling Soon

Although he wouldn't suggest users do so, he said, "If you don't want it, you can turn it off". Apple issued an apology and lowered the price of battery replacements to reduce backlash, and further stated that a future iOS update will inform user...

Apple Messages 'chaiOS' bug can lock your device with a single text

The only reason he chose to go public is that Apple ignored his bug reports . It also appears that once the messages app crashes due to this bug, it is unable to restart. As if Apple didn't have enough on its plate dealing with backlash caus...

Amazon's Alexa heading to Australia with Echo smart speakers

REA Group chief inventor Nigel Dalton says Amazon Alexa will give people a fresh way to consume property-related news, giving users access to more than 1200 articles monthly. From your bank balance to your mobile balance and your smart home device...

Ideal for the bedroom, Amazon's Echo Spot is coming to the UK

Not only is there a new Echo and the enhanced Echo Plus , but the addition of the Echo Spot sees a diversification that takes Alexa into another room of the house, with a new set of features. In my opinion- no. This is where the Echo Spot is r...

Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range

Like much of the Korean carmaker's current line-up, the new EV features stand-out styling - while not opting for the sci-fi look that many competitors have adopted for their own battery-based models. Beyond the 5G conversation, Kia plans to have ever...

Google Is Taking The Android Out Of Android Pay

But soon, "over the coming weeks", Google says it will merge the various ways it gobbles up this information under a new umbrella called Google Pay. Here's where it gets a little confusing. Google is rebranding all its multiple payment methods - wh...

Nvidia announces Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD)

According to a blog post , Nvidia says it has been working closely with panel maker AU Optronics, in order to create the flawless 4K resolution panels with HDR and G-Sync. In other words, it means this BFGD is also Android TV system. "Throw in ...

Xiaomi Announces Mi Fan Sale In Time For Christmas

It is also offering SuperCash of up to 4,000 on Mobikwik and subscription of Hungama Play and Hungama Music for 3 and 12 months respectively. During the sale, Xiaomi will offer deals and discounts on smartphones, accessories as well its smart home ...

Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+(2018) with dual front camera

The A8 has a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED screen and A8+ will come with 6-inch Super AMOLED screen . Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,300mAh battery . Software: Both the phones run Android 7.1 Nougat-based Experience user interface. Both the pho...

CES 2018: Samsung Reveals New Notebook 9 Laptops

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pen, a 13.3-inch 2-in-1 notebook, will have an integrated S Pen, similar to the Notebook 9 Pro , which was introduced in May. In case you are interested, the 2018 LG Gram goes on sale next month in the United States, and the...

YouTube Has a New Music Service, Blah Blah Blah

Spotify - which has paid more than $5 billion in music-licensing fees through September 2016 - faces increased competition from Apple Music in the space. Independent label consortium Merlin is also close to getting on board, according to Bloomber...

Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked

According to InfoQ , the final public release of the Android Oreo 8.1 version went out after a month of existing as a developer preview. On the other hand, the Chinese phone maker is also pushing the December security patch to Mi A1 units.

Here are your options if YouTube vanishes from Amazon gizmos

Amazon said it hoped to resolve the issue, and noted that Echo Show users can still access YouTube video through the internet, just not through the YouTube app. Google made this decision for a number of reasons: Amazon doesn't sell Google produ...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+(2018) with dual front camera

The A8 has a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED screen and A8+ will come with 6-inch Super AMOLED screen . Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,300mAh battery . Software: Both the phone...

CES 2018: Samsung Reveals New Notebook 9 Laptops

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pen, a 13.3-inch 2-in-1 notebook, will have an integrated S Pen, similar to the Notebook 9 Pro , which was introduced in May. In case you are interested, ...

YouTube Has a New Music Service, Blah Blah Blah

Spotify - which has paid more than $5 billion in music-licensing fees through September 2016 - faces increased competition from Apple Music in the space. Independent label conso...

Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked

According to InfoQ , the final public release of the Android Oreo 8.1 version went out after a month of existing as a developer preview. On the other hand, the Chinese phone maker...

Google just launched a new version of Android for low-budget phones

At an event in India named 'Google for India , ' the Mountain View company also said compatible smartphones pre-loaded with Android Oreo Go would reach markets by the beginnin...

Here are your options if YouTube vanishes from Amazon gizmos

Amazon said it hoped to resolve the issue, and noted that Echo Show users can still access YouTube video through the internet, just not through the YouTube app. Google made t...

Clemson-Alabama, Oklahoma-Georgia set for playoff semis

The Hawkeyes hammered Ohio State 55-24 , and the black mark on the Buckeyes' resume was too much for the playoff committee to overlook. Alabama rounds out the top four after losin...

Microsoft announces significant extension of its Redmond campus

Cars will be stored in an underground parking facility. With the added square footage, the campus' space will be the equivalent of 180 football fields. There are also plans for a l...

BMW i8 Roadster unveiled alongside Coupe update

It uses a mid-mounted version of BMW's turbocharged 1.5L 3-cyl. gasoline engine packaged behind the cabin in combination with an electric motor housed within the front axle ass...

Samsung Will Reportedly Preview Galaxy S9 And S9+ At CES 2018

Sound will improve with the introduction of AKG stereo speakers and Samsung is reportedly working on an upgrade to its DeX dock, which lets owners use their phone as a desktop co...

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Tencent Passes Facebook in Market Valuation

Tencent Passes Facebook in Market Valuation

The company is now closing in on the biggest businesses in the world including Facebook and Amazon. The Hong Kong-listed internet giant, known for its WeChat messaging app and on...

The inevitable LaVar Ball vs. Donald Trump war of words is here

The inevitable LaVar Ball vs. Donald Trump war of words is here

Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) ripped President Trump on Sunday after the president said he should have left three UCLA basketball players in jail in China for shoplifting. That's gonna...

More Google Pixel 2 Problems: Google Assistant Not Working With Bluetooth Headphones

More Google Pixel 2 Problems: Google Assistant Not Working With Bluetooth Headphones

As of now, it is still unclear whether this is a hardware related issue and whether a majority of Pixel 2 XL owners have been facing the issue. The right earbud not only awakens ...

Apple to bring a fix to the freezing iPhone X screen

Apple to bring a fix to the freezing iPhone X screen

So far, the only iPhone X problems that we are aware of are potential OLED burn-ins, which Apple already warned users about, and screen issues when used in cold weather. The prob...

Google Files Go Is An AirDrop-like File Transfer App

Google Files Go Is An AirDrop-like File Transfer App

For those of you with 128GB phones, this may not be something you care about, but if you have a phone like the Moto X4 pictured above, this is exactly the type of app that could co...