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Twitter doubles length of tweets to 280 characters

Some Twitterati think brevity is the soul of the service and worry the longer form will ruin what's special about it. Twitter in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean is staying at the 140-character limit, as those languages fit more into fewer character...

WhatsApp is down for users in India and around the globe

However, users reported several other affected countries including Malaysia, UK, USA, India, Saudi Arabia, Philippines and Germany. The sudden outage on Whatsapp created a lot of panic among users because each region couldn't deduce as to why the ser...

GameStop Offering Unlimited 6-Month Access To Preowned Games

USA retailer GameStop has come up with an innovative solution that will help its brick and mortar stores stay relevant in the digital age. The $60 subscription, called PowerPass, lasts for six months at a time, and will include one free game to kee...

Amazon Key offers package delivery, inside your home

The service uses a kit, that start at $249.99, which includes an Amazon security camera, the Cloud Cam and a compatible smart lock. Prime customers will then select " Amazon Key" delivery at checkout. The service also allows customers to set t...

Nintendo Switch Giving Fans What They Want

As soon as we discovered that the GameCube controller adapter worked with the Nintendo Switch , an urgent thought pushed into our brains: "Is Nintendo preparing for something?" That suggests that other USB controllers will be added to the mix at s...

Amazon Lists New Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Edition

Tech website I4U discovered the 3DS SNES Classic on the Amazon website. When Analogue's Super NT is released early next year, the unedited game - now dubbed Super Turrican: Director's Cut - will be included with every console, along with an...

You can now use wireless USB headphones with the Nintendo Switch

After the video saves you can go to the video in the options and edit it down as much as you want. Also Nintendo has also finally delivered on its promise to support video capture for Switch games , but the functionality has launched in a weir...

Huawei Mate 10 series set to launch in China on October 20th

What do you think of this latest announcement? The most interesting feature on the Huawei Mate 10 is the desktop mode which has been copied from Windows 10 Mobile. Also Mate 10 (yes, the Pro as well) knows how dim the screen depending on more tha...

DOOM to Arrive on Nintendo Switch on November 10

The Doom Nintendo Switch release date has now been officially confirmed. The full single-player campaign, arcade mode, and multiplayer are available, as well as all previous DLC. However, the video doesn't indicate if the game footage was capture...

Google Pixel 2 Series to Have Better Offline Presence in India

Of course - as Google has demonstrated with the Pixel 2 phones - there will always be adaptor available for those who are just not ready to move on. The Pixel 2 XL is a more sensible buy, though Apple CEO Tim Cook argues that the iPhone X w...

Android Wear section removed from the Google Store

One of the major breakthroughs of this endeavour is the innovative voice match feature that allows the Assistant to build a DNA of sorts of individual voices based on the pitch, tonality, diction, and other voice signatures. In addition, last month, ...

IOS 11.0.2 Official Release Fixes Crackling Calls on iPhone 8

Apple took nearly a year to start the selling of a separate accessory with its iPhone 7 series that comes along with a headphone jack and a charging port. "It's intermittent - on some calls you can perfectly notice it on others no problem ", r...

Google Home Mini Walmart Listing Goes Up Prematurely

Overall, the design isn't a dramatic departure from the Pixels of previous year, but the Pixel 2 XL deserves more points here because its display looks a little more polished and modern than its smaller Pixel 2 sibling. The listing was taken down ver...

At least 200 dead in Mexico quake

He emphasised that many people will need help, but that the priority has to be finding people who are trapped in the collapsed buildings. The epicentre of the latest quake was near Atencingo in Puebla state, about 120km (75 miles) from Mexic...

Should India allow Rohingyas to settle in the country?

It also said the government had intelligence indicating links between Rohingya refugees and Islamic State and other extremist groups. In a written submission to the country's Supreme Court , the Indian government claimed that the Rohingya Musli...

NASA Explores Potential Saturn Missions to Succeed Cassini

Cassini arrived at Saturn on July 1, 2004, burning its main engine to slow down and be captured by Saturn's gravity. The Cassini spacecraft has snapped its penultimate pics of Saturn's moon Titan. The Cassini space probe will be collecting sci...

ITunes drops apps, books and ringtones in latest update

However, Apple hasn't taken away any movies, TV shows, audiobooks, or podcasts from the music app . You can still find iOS apps , ringtones , and books (PC only) that you've downloaded in your iTunes Media folder. You can also look forward t...

Most powerful solar flare in over a decade causes widespread radio blackouts

It's pretty notable that such a large flare came out of such a calm period. The X-class is the most intense category of solar flares. Solar astronomers classify flares according to their brightness in the X-ray wavelengths. In other words, peop...

North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

Trump's statement came after North Korea on Sunday detonated what it described as a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile, sparking global alarm with what was by far its most powerful test to date. Russian president Vladimir Putin has con...

LG V30 is now official, but it has one puzzling feature

The LG V30 comes out into the markets with a 6 inch, FullVision display . LG has done away with the secondary display feature this time, "replacing" it with a floating bar . Colors include Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue , Lavender Violet, and Au...

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Frances McDormand's Oscar statue stolen, returned

When he was leaving the ball, a photographer confronted him after not recognising him as a victor . " Best Picture " favourites " Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri ", "Th...

Chicago Bears apply transition tag to cornerback Kyle Fuller

The 26-year-old Fuller is considered a key player for Chicago's defense. That right of refusal gives the Bears the upper hand and will likely keep any teams from even entering into...

Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure

FILE - In this October 27, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin sits on the bench in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patrio...

Yellow warning for snow in Crawley

Over the coming days, there will be good opportunities for both drying and spraying. "Where snow falls it will not thaw due to low temperatures and will settle quickly". Some place...

Fortnite: Battle Royale Servers Goes Down For Maintenance

The bad news is that you can't play it yet. The update should make things far more responsive, and the changes are due to come to Save the World mode at a later date. Epic Games ...

Spotify are also apparently making a Smart speaker because everyone is now

Spotify's latest job openings prove that the company is looking to expand further on its options for users. If Spotify were to make its own hardware - earbuds or a smart speaker...

Snapchat New Update Brings GIF stickers and Some Design Changes

The new GIF stickers update are now available via Giphy . According to Snapchat , the new Friends and Discover tabs will first be available to iOS users, but they will make...

Google is testing a bottom nav bar in the Phone app

For the time being, Big G insists on highlighting a familiar but certainly convenient new Home tab where you can get the Google Pay info "you need, right when you need it". The a...

Nokia 8 Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo

HAS-BEEN PHONE MAKER Nokia is making a resurgence in the smartphone market, having outsold HTC, Google, OnePlus and more during the fourth quarter of 2017. It sports a dual c...

An asteroid is due to whizz past the earth tonight

While asteroid 2018 CC safely skimmed past Earth on February 6 at 12:10 p.m. PST (3:10 p.m. EST), the other asteroid 2018 CB is all set for a close flyby of Earth on February 9...

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PS4 System Software Update 5.50 to include new features; Details here

PS4 System Software Update 5.50 to include new features; Details here

Those who signed up and were selected for the beta program should receive an email today with instruction on how to download it and get started. The signature feature is Play ...

Civilian martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Civilian martyred in Indian firing at LoC

Pakistan said it retaliated after Indian forces killed two civilians and wounded several others. Addressing to media, Lt Gen. Chand stated, "Pakistan army supports the terrorist ...

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

The news should please gamers who took a chance with the Switch as its sales success possibly prompted the publisher to include it on the list. Eurogamer is reporting the exist...

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Facebook users to not share video of child pornography

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Facebook users to not share video of child pornography

Remember, sharing child pornography is a crime and may result in criminal charges. You could be charged for sharing this video. It has gone viral after being posted on Facebook ...

Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones

Government Agencies Are Questioning Apple About Updates Which Slow down Older iPhones

In the statement Apple denied doing anything to "intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product or degrade the user experience to drive customer upgrades". In late Decembe...