Hi-Tech

News

Dozens of more USA troops dispatched to Somalia

Africa Command, Commander General Thomas Waldhauser, said last month. The group has been staging numerous attacks in Somalia in an attempt to create an Islamic state ruled by Sharia law. He said that, after more than a decade of the insurgency, al-Sh...

Jaguar F-Pace SUV wins World Car of the Year 2017 title

On top of this the F-Pace was also awarded the World Car Design award, with the SUV showcasing Jaguar's design pedigree. The awards director, Mike Rutherford stated "Jaguar has done the unthinkable by first securing the World Car Design of the Y...

LeBron James Used Instagram to Preview Kendrick's New Album, 'DAMN.'

The album isn't slated to drop until midnight but if you're LeBron James, well, you get perks. Kendrick Lamar unveiled the cover art and tracklist to his upcoming DAMN . Will you be buying Kendrick Lamar's new album on Amazon? The follow up ...

Google launches WebVR Experiments for Daydream, Cardboard

Yesterday, Google WebVR on Chrome was announced and now will be supported in Google Cardboard as well. WebVR on Google Chrome is essentially something that websites need to enable to give their users a VR experience without the need to do...

US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to have enough votes to axe that plan, which he considers " ill-conceived ". Most people who ride on planes actually look forward to that rare moment of peace and quiet (well except if there are chattering passengers or ...

Apple iPhone 8: OLED display, possible launch delay and other rumours

A report said a few weeks ago that Samsung had similar plans for the Galaxy S8, but Synaptics wasn't able to deliver its in-screen fingerprint scanning technology in time. remains low" while Apple "seems unwilling to use other vendors' products". ...

IPhone 8: Apple developing new battery management tech

Karsten Iltgen, analyst for German bank Bankhaus Lampe, cut his rating on Dialog Semiconductor this Tuesday, sending the chip manufacturer's shares down the slope. In-house designed Apple chips will also allow for quicker customization and deploy...

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro becomes the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

As the top-line handsets for the world's biggest smartphone vendor, the Galaxy S8 models will challenge the latest Apple iPhones. Then the phone will be able to download a "best-in-class productivity experience with Microsoft applications such as O...

Instagram Direct Adds Disappearing Photos and Videos to Direct Threads

The new feature is now available for iOS and Android with the Instagram 10.16 update. "Texts and reshares will now appear in the same thread with disappearing photos and videos , so you can seamlessly go back and forth with your friends", the co...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk officially revealed

Hold on to your hats, because Jeep has revealed what it claims will be the world's quickest and most powerful production SUV: the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Up until now, the Bentley Bentayga was the world's most powerful SUV with its W12 engine ...

Twitter rejects US effort to unmask anti-Trump users

On Thursday, Reuters broke the story that Twitter is suing the USA government for trying to make the company give up the identity of the person or people running an anti-Trump account on its platform. The account also posted a screengrab of the ...

Honor 8 Pro Vs. Honor 8: Huawei Premium And Mid-Range Smartphone Comparison

The original Honor 8 launched for at the cut-price £369.99, which considering its glitzy diamond-cut metal design , serviceable processing power and nifty dual-camera, was approaching OnePlus' signature value-for-money level. No Leica branding o...

Watch Beyoncé and Jay Z Get Their Matching 'IV' Wedding Tattoos

Forget flowers and champagne - Beyoncé and Jay Z are celebrating their anniversary today (April 4) in true superstar fashion. "9 years already??? Congratulations to the Carters❤❤on their Anniversary", Knowles wrote. Titled " IV EVER EVER ", the...

Derrick Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season

Though the team has struggled its way to a disappointing 29-48 record, Rose had played in 64 games, averaging 18 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds per night. He first tore his meniscus ten games removed from returning to the Bulls after tearing hi...

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey is leaving the company

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook nearly three years after he sold his virtual reality startup to the social giant for more than $2 billion. Facebook was ordered in February to pay ZeniMax $500 million to cover the damages. "We'r...

Xbox One March Update Adds Beam Streaming, new Guide

Speaking of the Guide, Microsoft says it is now faster and more intuitive following today's update. Major Nelson has just announced the latest Xbox One update that will be rolling our today, bringing the Beam livestreaming app with it. The Beam a...

Ford recalls 570K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The automaker said it would recall 230,756 vehicles with 1.6-liter GTDI engines that can overheat due to a lack of coolant circulation that can crack the cylinder head, causing a pressurized oil leak. Driving at speeds over 75 miles per hour can resu...

Truecaller, Google tie up to improve video calling

Truecaller today announced its largest ever brand and product transformation. The other big announcement was the introduction of the app to feature phones. Lastly, we now have Truecaller pay which will allow anyone in India to send and receive mo...

Hands on with the Android O Developer Preview

Clicking that option will open up the file picker where users will be able to select any sound file that they want, which means that users can choose from songs or maybe specially downloaded audio clips that they want to use as their ringtone.

Carrie Fisher's final Star Wars scenes won't change

So: it sounds like we'll get to see a young Han Solo through a six-year period. Yep, Han Solo isn't actually his birth name. "Her performance remains as it was in "8", he said. Speaking at a USC tech conference (via Variety ), Iger revealed ...

Search

Breaking News

Google Wants To Give You This Sweet-Ass $17000 VR Camera

Google is keen to encourage filmmakers to make more of VR films and for that to happen, it is also open to lend out free VR cameras. The 17-camera monster rig is expected to go ...

Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

Musk wrote on his post that he and heard were dining with " Aquaman " director James Wan and producer Rob Cowan on Australia's Gold Coast. Amber Heard is in Australia for t...

Press renders of the Moto Z2 Play leak

We reported earlier this week that Motorola is working on the Moto Z2 Force and that it will be a device similar to the original Z Force, with some improvements. The latter's inter...

Apple wants to end reliance on mining "one day"

The world's most valuable tech company is apparently having a pilot study of the dual-lenses for the selfie shooter, an upgrade from the current iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, whi...

Microsoft Retiring Wunderlist Tool, Announces Replacement App Called To-Do

Microsoft To-Do will, in a couple of minutes, import all your lists and even categorize them as they were before. The app is integrated with Office 365, and uses "an intelligent a...

Cabinet approves EC proposal to buy VVPAT machines

A VVPAT is intended as an independent verification system for voting machines created to allow voters to verify that their vote was cast correctly, to detect possible election fra...

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

The settlement, announced Monday , ends a almost two-year investigation by FAS into Google's control of the Android operating system. As a result, due to refusals in regards to o...

Dozens of more USA troops dispatched to Somalia

Africa Command, Commander General Thomas Waldhauser, said last month. The group has been staging numerous attacks in Somalia in an attempt to create an Islamic state ruled by Shari...

Jaguar F-Pace SUV wins World Car of the Year 2017 title

On top of this the F-Pace was also awarded the World Car Design award, with the SUV showcasing Jaguar's design pedigree. The awards director, Mike Rutherford stated "Jaguar has...

LeBron James Used Instagram to Preview Kendrick's New Album, 'DAMN.'

The album isn't slated to drop until midnight but if you're LeBron James, well, you get perks. Kendrick Lamar unveiled the cover art and tracklist to his upcoming DAMN . Will ...

Special Reports

Google launches WebVR Experiments for Daydream, Cardboard

Google launches WebVR Experiments for Daydream, Cardboard

Yesterday, Google WebVR on Chrome was announced and now will be supported in Google Cardboard as well. WebVR on Google Chrome is essentially something that websites need ...

US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to have enough votes to axe that plan, which he considers " ill-conceived ". Most people who ride on planes actually look forward to that rare moment ...

Apple iPhone 8: OLED display, possible launch delay and other rumours

A report said a few weeks ago that Samsung had similar plans for the Galaxy S8, but Synaptics wasn't able to deliver its in-screen fingerprint scanning technology in time. remains ...

IPhone 8: Apple developing new battery management tech

IPhone 8: Apple developing new battery management tech

Karsten Iltgen, analyst for German bank Bankhaus Lampe, cut his rating on Dialog Semiconductor this Tuesday, sending the chip manufacturer's shares down the slope. In-house desig...

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro becomes the first Samsung smartphone with 6GB RAM

As the top-line handsets for the world's biggest smartphone vendor, the Galaxy S8 models will challenge the latest Apple iPhones. Then the phone will be able to download a "best-...