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OnePlus might get sued over OnePlus 5T face unlock patent infringement


OnePlusThe OnePlus 5 has options for notifications with its Alert Slider. Well, even though there's no information on when the Face Unlock would make its way to the OnePlus 5, it's good to see OnePlus listening to its customers and deciding to include a feature which is now only available on the OnePlus 5T. Read More »

Samsung unveils 'Galaxy A8', 'Galaxy A8+' with Infinity Display


You can also expand storage further via microSD up to 256GB. Both the phones have a 1080p+ Super AMOLED screen with an unusual aspect ratio of 18.5:9. In addition to the dual camera setup, the smartphones have a 16-megapixel camera sensor on the back with an f/1.7 lens. A primary 16MP f/1.9 sensor is paired to a secondary 8MP sensor. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 is Getting New Update, No It's not Oreo!


On the other hand, the Chinese phone maker is also pushing the December security patch to Mi A1 units. This leak suggests that Samsung is making progress behind the scenes and Galaxy Note 8 owners should keep an out for Android Oreo (and additional leaks) as we push into the new year. Read More »

Google is blocking YouTube on Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV

Google is threatening to pull YouTube from Fire TV as a fierce battle between the two tech heavyweights escalates. The power being thrown around by these two giants is the type of conduct that has some talking about the need to break them up by way of anti-trust action. Read More »

Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch


The device was launched along with the Global launch of the Honor 7X . However, Honor 7X has specifically been introduced to the Indian market. However, if you are looking for a camera-centric smartphone with a taller display and a premium metal build, then Honor 7x is at your service. Read More »

Facebook unveils chat app for kids, with parental controls


The app is only available on Apple devices for now. Marcus added, "This is what we're going to address and fix". This is the first time Facebook has developed an app specifically for kids. YouTube has recently received criticism over concerns with its Kids app, which features videos tailored toward children. Marketing mattersFacebook said Messenger Kids will not display any advertisements or it will not collect data for marketing, though it will collect some data so that the app can ... Read More »

Microsoft to Spend Billions Modernizing Redmond Campus


Microsoft's Redmond campus is in for a major facelift. With the announcement , Microsoft is seeking to match the workplace upgrades many of its biggest rivals are pursuing. Microsoft stated that the redevelopment of the campus would create over 2,500 new construction and development jobs. "We've focused on the cultural transformation of the company". Read More »

BMW's just dropped its i8's top (and added more power)


That soft, fabric top, BMW says, opens and closes in 16 seconds and can do so while driving at up to 31 miles per hour (50 km/h). The BMW i8 Roadster features a fully electric fabric roof, which takes just 15 seconds to fold or open at speeds up to 30mph; when the roof is stowed, the car's rear window raises slightly to reduce air turbulence in the cabin, while the roof and its mechanism are created to allow for some storage space behind the front seats. Read More »

Galaxy S9 and S9+ shown off at CES


Samsung's rumoured Galaxy S9 has been doing rounds for quite a while and we have come across some interesting facts and figures about this mystical smartphone. Plenty of users will surely be happy to hear the 3.5mm headphone jack is staying on both models too. The update also brings along fixes for 61 other Android vulnerabilities and six exploits found only on Samsung's software. Read More »

Apple has fixed that annoying 'i' glitch in iOS 11.1


After user complaints that the iPhone X's screen becomes unresponsive in very cold weather, Apple has announced it's working on a software update to address the issue. Apple has addressed a glitch that caused some iPhones to unexpectedly start auto-correcting the letter "i" to a capital "A" and a question mark. The problem is not common, and only a few users have reported the issue. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 users are reporting microphone issue


Android smartphone users will no longer need to pull out Shazam to identify songs on the go, as Google is rolling out a new feature to its built-in voice assistant software feature, Google Assistant , that will identify songs for them. Read More »

Google Files Go Is An AirDrop-like File Transfer App


As such, Files Go helps users get the most out of their phone's storage. This is a beta app, and Google notes that there could be some bugs and issues that arise while using the app. Another additional feature is the ability to transfer files from your phone to a friend's handset in the immediate vicinity. The Files tab, on the other hand, works just as a simple file management app and lists sources such as Downloads, Received files, Images, Videos, and Documents. Read More »

Apple wins patent infringement case over Samsung

Following weeks of testimony and three days of deliberations, the eight-member jury reached a decision awarding Apple $119,625,000 on three infringed patents and Samsung $158,400 on one patent. The first will give you an idea of how old the case is since it's not even in use anymore. However the highest court in the land apparently did not want to do anything with this case and as of Monday officially declined to hear it. Read More »

Koenigsegg sets new record for world's fastest production vehicle


The French auto manufacturer's successor to the Veyron, the Chiron , has yet to complete a top speed run. It's the same model that set a new world record for 0-249-0mph earlier this year - in just 36.44 seconds. Driver Niklas Lilja took it very slowly at first to warm up the tyres and engine before fully accelerating. The new record means the Koenigsegg has now bettered the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport , which has a top speed of 269.86 - as well as the Hennessey Venom GT , which achieved ... Read More »

Mersal row: BJP must respect free speech, says Congress


Many people pointed out that Raja dragging Vijay's religion into the controversy was irrelevant to the discussion. After the release of Mersal movie, BJP leaders came over with a demand to cut GST scenes from the movie. There were two scenes in Mersal that the BJP objected to. Several BJP leaders took on Vijay and his film for its scenes . In a tweet, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said, "Mr Modi, Cinema is a deep expression of Tamil culture and language". Read More »

Google Maps Nixes Mini Cupcake Calories Tracking Feature After Backlash

Wegmans grocery offers mini-cupcakes that are 97.5 calories each, while Canada's Prairie Girl Bakery, for example, sells mini-cupcakes that each contain 200 calories. The feature first started to roll-out to users on iOS about a week ago. There was also no opt-out option available, forcing anyone who used the app to see the built-in feature. Read More »

Latest Windows 10 update rolled out


If you have a newer system, you'll be prompted to install the Fall Creators Update before those with older systems. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now available from the Media Creation Tool, which means getting the update right now is really easy. Read More »

Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico


T-Mobile One customers that don't want to take a chance with the data cap can get unlimited high-speed worldwide LTE for an extra $25 per month. It was nearly like traveling out of state and not overseas. This meant that using your phone or making a call in Canada, Mexico, and the US would be "just like going out of state", T-Mobile CEO John Legere said at the time. Read More »

Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun to retire after March 2018


Kwon plans to resign as head of Samsung's semiconductor and component business and will not seek re-election on the company's board when his term expires in March, Samsung said in a statement. "But now the company needs a new leader more than ever and it is time for me to move to the next chapter of my life". "There are no words to describe how proud I am that we built together one of the most valuable companies in the world". Read More »

Amazon Debuts (Parent-Controlled) Shopping Accounts for Teens


Once approved, teens can create a username and password to start ordering in their own separately downloaded app. But there's a catch. The new program will let teen log into Amazon using their own credentials, where they can then browse, shop and stream videos and tap into their parent's Prime membership benefits. Read More »

Face ID may make its way to the 2018 iPad Pro

While Apple might've struck gold with Face ID, assembling the feature on an iPhone isn't as easy as unlocking one with it. The Cupertino-headquartered technology giant has address a significant number of major changes to the design of the iPhone X with this new handset phone now sports a remarkable edge-to-edge screen display. Read More »