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Uber Adds In-App Messaging for Quick Communication Between Riders and Drivers

Uber Adds In-App Messaging for Quick Communication Between Riders and Drivers Drivers can mark that they read the message by sending a thumbs up to the rider with one tap. When a driver gets the message, it will be read out loud so they can focus on the road. The chat function is primarily created to send the driver instructions about conditions and the pickup location, for example. The rider can easily chat with their driver in real time. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Caves in to Kaspersky's Demands

Microsoft will also work directly with AV vendors to resolve compatibility issues before the launch of feature updates and will give "better visibility and certainty" regarding its roadmap for major updates. The upcoming Windows version will allow notifications from third-party anti-virus apps so that users know as quickly as possible that the product needs updating. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature force touch

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to feature force touch However, even though the phablet is scheduled to come out on August 23, we already have all the information we need about it, including the color variants it will be available in. Besides the typical storage variants, a new variant named "Emperor Edition" is rumored to hit the market this time. If the Note 8 does release with such a large capacity of internal storage, it will be Samsung... [Full Article...]

Whatsapp will soon allow its users to instantly transfer money via UPI

Whatsapp will soon allow its users to instantly transfer money via UPI Prior to a couple of months, reportedly WhatsApp was expected to receive the capability of UPI payment option. In an effort to simplify the process, UPI payments were introduced, but the adoption is still on a slow track. WhatsApp is planning to deliver a unified service improvising the app with brilliant features starting from communication to pleasure, to payments and more. [Full Article...]

Leaked iOS code reveals new details about the iPhone 8's home button

Leaked iOS code reveals new details about the iPhone 8's home button Thoughts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below and stay tuned. Apple will be celebrating the tenth-anniversary of iPhone with the launch of the iPhone 8 in the next month . Previous reports in the past have suggested that Apple has not added an under-display TouchID as was initially speculated for the device. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Devices Fail Consumer Reports Reliability Tests

Microsoft Surface Devices Fail Consumer Reports Reliability Tests This decision specifically deals with Microsoft devices with detachable keyboards, such as the new Surface Pro released in June and the Surface Book, as well as the company's Surface Laptops with conventional clamshell designs. " Microsoft's real-world return and support rates for past models differ significantly from Consumer Reports' breakage predictability", a Microsoft spokesman said. [Full Article...]

LG V30 to have f/1.6 aperture lens for dual-camera

LG V30 to have f/1.6 aperture lens for dual-camera Specifically, the LG V30 will have an f/1.6 aperture, which will deliver 25 percent more light than an f/1.6 aperture. With such high-grade camera hardware, LG V30 not only tops its own predecessor, but also other well established competitors such as Samsung and Apple. [Full Article...]

Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew

The market slide accelerated slightly in the last half-hour of trading as President Donald Trump denounced North Korea's nuclear program. Gold was the big victor Wednesday as stocks pared back to moderate losses and Walt Disney (DIS) dragged on the Dow , while Netflix ( NFLX ) and Priceline Group (PCLN) hindered the Nasdaq and retailers took some brutal hits after reporting seco... [Full Article...]

Facebook to launch new Watch platform for shows on mobile devices

Facebook to launch new Watch platform for shows on mobile devices Now we want to make it even easier to catch up with shows you love. Called Watch , Facebook's new video hub will be available in its mobile apps, on its desktop site and through its connected-TV apps, but for now only "to a limited group of people in the US", according to a company blog post published after Business Insider and Mashable reported that Facebook would unveil Watch on... [Full Article...]

Nissan Leaf teased with new aerodynamics

Nissan Leaf teased with new aerodynamics Now that we've seen most of the exterior and a solid portion of the interior, all that's left to do is for Nissan to take the wraps off the 2018 Leaf. The 2018 Nissan Leaf is, at its core, a compact hatchback, and it looks every bit like one. The next-gen Leaf promises the best design in the EV market as it will adopt the styling of the IDS Concept. [Full Article...]

Borderlands Developer Gearbox Software Reveals New Game

Borderlands Developer Gearbox Software Reveals New Game A "short" closed technical test is scheduled for this summer, and Gearbox has opened sign-ups for the beta on its website . The closed test will feature three game modes. Gearbox Software may have swung and missed with their most recent game called Battleborn , but they're not going to let that slow them down. The test will be held on North American servers, so global players may experience ... [Full Article...]

Hell yeah, Rez Infinite is now on PC

Hell yeah, Rez Infinite is now on PC We're getting the latest and greatest version of the game, with true 4K visuals, 60 frames per second, and up to double the texture resolution of even the PS4 Pro's version of the game. Now, Enhance Games have announced that their award winning game Rez Infinite , originally released on the Playstation 4 and PS VR, is now available for the PC via Steam and Oculus Home . [Full Article...]

PlayStation 4 Update Will Add 1080p60 Twitch Streaming

PlayStation 4 Update Will Add 1080p60 Twitch Streaming Firmware update 5.0 was announced in July when Sony sent word it was accepting beta applications from PlayStation 4 owners. Previously, the Pro was able to run 1080p resolution Remote Play and Share Play, but now gamers and streamers will be able to stream direct from their consoles at a higher resolution and framerate than ever before. [Full Article...]

Usher's insurer hits back with lawsuit over herpes claim

Usher's insurer hits back with lawsuit over herpes claim Shortly after the news conference, Quantasia Sharpton's Facebook posts from last week surfaced, in which she talked about wanting money. Sharpton became a mother previous year and has tested negative for herpes, according to Bloom, who said one of the other two plaintiffs does have herpes. [Full Article...]

'LG Q6' smartphone now in India at Rs 14990

'LG Q6' smartphone now in India at Rs 14990 As mentioned earlier, the LG Q6 will be up for sale from tomorrow. The company will also be offering a free 1-time screen replacement within the first 6-months along with the traditional one year warranty. The device runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and is backed by a 3000mAh battery pack. Now, the LG Q6 lineup was announced by the company (globally) on July 11, LG had introduced the LG Q6α,... [Full Article...]

India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement The Quit India Movement was an important milestone in the Indian freedom struggle. It will not only give people a glimpse of original documents related to Quit India Movement but also of the files related to the Indian National Army or Azad Hind Fauz. [Full Article...]

Samsung to offer transparent case with Galaxy Note 8

Likewise, plenty of initial rumours believed the Galaxy Note 8 would pick up features that the Galaxy S8 missed, including the dual-camera and in-screen scanner, but it seems now only the former is going to make the cut. The next flagship phone after the very successful Galaxy S8 will likely ship with a free case in South Korea. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was recently leaked in official ... [Full Article...]

Final Fantasy XIV Exceeds 10 Million Players Worldwide

Final Fantasy XIV Exceeds 10 Million Players Worldwide Since 2013, the game has been steadily pumping out content, fixes, and of course, big scale expansions to give players continued reasons to log-in back to Eorzea. "It just comes with some changes and compromises that were, at times, hard for this long-time Final Fantasy fan to come to grips with". We thought Final Fantasy XV was great, giving it a 8.2 in our review, stating: " Final Fantasy... [Full Article...]

Uber's Travis Kalanick reportedly exploring fight to regain control

Uber's Travis Kalanick reportedly exploring fight to regain control Kalanick resigned in June under pressure from top investors, who said he put the company at legal risk during his tenure. Principal at consulting firm A.T.Kearney, Micah Alpern said the possibility of Kalanick returning as CEO might show, both internally and externally that Uber hasn't committed to change. [Full Article...]

Overwatch Summer Games are Live and Have the Best Skins

Overwatch Summer Games are Live and Have the Best Skins Datamined strings revealed that players can expect over 40 new items in this year's Summer Games , in addition to the returning cosmetics. While Lucio Ball returns with a new arena in Sydney, Australia and leaderboards, players can now participate in Competitive matches. [Full Article...]


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