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Moto G7 Power Hands-on Review: Huge 5,000 mAh Battery for $249

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Motorola announced its flagship smartphone Moto G7 and after that Google also verified and confirmed that the Moto G7 is going to join Fi soon. The G7 also has 4GB RAM and more internal storage (64GB) than its siblings, along with a dual-camera setup on the back that offers a 12-megapixel main lens along with a 5-megapixel depth sensor for a better portrait mode experience (the other G7 phones will have a software-based portrait mode instead). Read More »

Mobile, Sprint Merger Looks To Hold Prices For Customers

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The road to merging two large carriers isn't an easy one. "Generally when it comes to mergers , the first side to offer concessions is likely to be the side that is losing", said Blair Levin, a former FCC chief of staff and an industry analyst for New Street Research. Read More »

Microsoft in bid to make Xbox Live worldwide cross-platform gaming backend

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The biggest change here is that Microsoft is seemingly willing to offer Xbox Live cross-platform services to third-party developers. Windows Central did grab the information that listed that "Xbox Live is one of the largest, most engaged gaming communities on the planet with decades of experience providing managed game services to developers that save you time and unlock all of the social and engagement features that players love". Read More »

Facebook pays teenagers £15 to access all their messages, apps and searches

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While Facebook said late last night that it would shut down the iOS app , Apple is apparently not satisfied and revoked Facebook's developer licenses on Wednesday. By agreeing to have data collected on the apps on their devices as well as their web history, users were given digital gift cards worth $20. Although the primary goal of a VPN is to protect one's internet activity, TechCrunch discovered that Facebook's app was able to decrypt and analyze users' phone activity. Read More »

France fines Google $57 million for breaking Europe's strict new privacy rules

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CNIL's investigation was triggered by privacy activist Max Schrems , who has filed multiple lawsuits against major tech firms, and French privacy group La Quadrature du Net . Google's description of why it's processing their data is "described in a too generic and vague manner", it added. As concluded by CNIL's press release (original French version here) regarding Google's €50 million financial penalty, the fine was justified by the gravity of the company's infringements of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs S9 Plus - Benchmark and specs

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That's a minus for users who would not be able to protect their S10 devices from scratches, although Samsung said that the S10's display is already protected. The certification also means the launch is just around the corner. Now out of these nine, it is being reported that at least 3 will have the in-display fingerprint feature. Read More »

Here’s what CenturyLink said overnight about the outage

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Statewide phone network outages are also causing problems at Clark County's 911 service, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency warned Thursday night, and the agency said callers with emergencies should instead dial 360-693-3111. In Boston, Massachusetts State Police tweeted that the issue was resolved about 8 a.m. Friday. "We apologize for the disruption". "The CenturyLink service outage is therefore completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling". Read More »

Instagram blames ‘bug’ for design change that prompted backlash

As of now, Instagram has not made any statements on today's developments. "Introducing a new way to move through posts ", a pop-up message introducing the new feature reads. "Tap through posts, just like you tap through stories". Instagram has not responded to HuffPost's request for further comment on the update mishap. Read More »

Huawei Nova 4 Launched With In-Display Selfie Camera, 48MP Rear Camera

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There's also a rear-mounted fingerprint reader, revealing that the device will not sport that in-screen scanner. The front camera peeking through that little hole is 25MP. The Nova 4 comes with Android 9 out of the box under EMUI 9.0.1. Furthermore, there is another scaled down variant of the Nova 4 which comes with a 20-megapixel, 16-megapixel, and 2-megapixel rear snappers as the differentiating factors. Read More »

O2 mobile network down due to software issue

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The problems seem to have started at around 8:00 AM this morning and are ongoing at the time this article was posted. The outage tool - which allows customers to check if their area is affected - was also down. Thousands of O2 customers in Northern Ireland have been left without data on Thursday morning due to a technical issue. Millions of people have been having problems with their mobile phones this morning, after the O2 network went down. Read More »

It's upsettingly easy to bend the new iPad Pro

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The most interesting, and hurtful, part though is the actual bend test. The next reason has to do with the versatility of the iPad Pro . Both tablets are smaller than the models they replace as well and are even thinner than before. In the middle of the tablet, on one side we have a cutout used for wireless charging while on the other side we have a hole for the microphone. While he criticizes the iPad Pro design in this clip, Nelson a few weeks ago put the iPhone XS through a series of ... Read More »

Xiaomi's Redmi 6, Mi TV 4 Pro series become more pricey

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As you can see above, the design of the phone features a clear glass element that shows you the internals of the device. The Mi Pro features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is also bringing its entry-level Redmi 6A device, priced from 99 pounds ($130), Wang said, and some of the other products in the "Mi" range, including its Xiaomi Band 3 fitness band and an electric scooter. Read More »

Apple Cancels Plans to Boost iPhone XR Production

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That sent the smartphone manufacturer's suppliers down across Asia, while Apple's stock looks set for further declines - falling 0.5% in premarket trading on Tuesday morning. Yet Nikkei is also reporting that while Apple may be choosing not to initiate extra reserved production lines for the iPhone XR, the company is boosting its production of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus this quarter by an extra 5 million units. Read More »

TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2

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The reason? Yesterday Rockstar Games (the makers of the wildly successful Grand Theft Auto series) released Red Dead Redemption 2 , a Wild West adventure game set in a mind-bogglingly enormous, photo-realistic, cinematic world that would take the player hours to navigate. Read More »

The Pixel Stand Saga Proves Google Is Becoming More Like Apple

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Moreover, the camera application from the Pixel 3, that introduced subtle user interface changes, is also now available on the Pixel 2 . We have to admit the Pixel 3 XL is a camera smartphone at heart, despite not having a dual lens set-up like the new Apple iPhone models and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 . Read More »

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Privacy Breach

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Google says that like other tech companies, it has encouraged third-party developers to "build on top of our various services". The affected data was limited to static, optional Google + Profile fields including name, email address, occupation, gender and age. Read More »

Google's Failed Social Network, Google+, Will Be No More

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An internal committee decided not to disclose the potential breach of Google + because there wasn't evidence of any misuse of the exposed data, which included names, email addresses, ages and occupations, Smith said . The Wall Street Journal reported that Google executives opted against notifying users earlier because of concerns it would catch the attention of regulators and draw comparisons to a data privacy scandal at Facebook . Read More »

Smart TV kit featuring Google Home Mini and third-gen Chromecast leaks

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So for this, you can catch Google's event live stream on Google's YouTube Channel . Majority of these leaks came from a Russian guy who allegedly sold a bunch unreleased version of the device . Like the Pixelbook from past year, the Pixel Slate seems to be equipped with 3:2 aspect ratio display. The Pixel Slate might feature a fingerprint sensor as well. Read More »

National Test of EAS and Wireless Emergency Alert Held Today

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It is expected that at least 95 percent of Americans will receive the following text: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System ". Did your phone alert you of a unusual message this afternoon? A subsequent investigation by the Federal Communications Commission found that the staffer responsible for the message had thought an attack was truly underway, having misinterpreted a drill. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL Even Less Exciting Now

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The Pixel 3 XL is said to have been in a Lyft-licensed cab in the United States, however there is no official confirmation on the same. There is also Google's "G" logo on the back of both the smartphones. According to the listing , the Google Pixel 3 will have a 5.4-inch OLED display with 2.5D curved tempered glass with no-notch design (the Google Pixel 3 XL is speculated to offer a notch display). Read More »

Brie Larson unleashes her power as ‘Captain Marvel’ in new trailer

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But her existential crisis is just one battle Danvers will have to deal with, as Talos, a Skrull commander, arrives on Earth under the disguise of a S.H.I.E.L.D. In this shot we see the title character revealing that the character will don the mask that she wears in the comics. We already knew that Captain Marvel ( played by Brie Larson ) would be a major part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's film canon , but it took until this morning for me to truly feel excited. Read More »

Price, how to get free trial, NES games

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You can find the full list on Nintendo's NES web page . It starts with a Nintendo Switch that has blue and red Joy-Cons. The controllers work specifically with the NES games that are offered through the online service, so sadly you can't use them with games like the Hamster vs. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

In addition to facilitating online play, Nintendo Switch Online will include access to 20 NES games with online multiplayer components including The Legend of Zelda , Dr. and beyond on September 18, 2018. As announced before, the Switch Online service will cost $29.95 for 12 months, $11.95 for three months and $5.95 for a month-on-month subscription. Read More »