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All iOS and Mac devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre, Apple confirms

Meltdown and Spectre , the bugs affecting most chips have hit Apple as well. As per reports, the security bug, if used for malicious purposes, has the potential to improperly gather sensitive data from computing devices. It also advised all users to download software only from trusted sources and avoid malicious apps. In the coming days the organization says it will discharge alleviations in S... [Full Article...]

Nokia 1 Android Go Telephone Launch Rumoured for March

Nokia 1 Android Go Telephone Launch Rumoured for March The side profile is similar to what we have seen in the previous generation model launched a year ago and is robust as well. The color options for Nokia 6 (2018 ) are black and silver. It sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and a 2.5D curved glass covering. One that can be charged up by means of a USB Type-C port. [Full Article...]

Samsung Keeps Smartphone Shipments Target Modest Ahead Of Launch

Samsung Keeps Smartphone Shipments Target Modest Ahead Of Launch Based on leaks and rumors , the device may not have many unique features to grab the attention of consumers. The S9+ will sport a larger 6.2-inch Infinity Display. When watching movies or playing games, the latest Galaxy A devices set a new standard for uninterrupted, immersive viewing experiences. However, you need a separate wireless charging pad in order to take advantage of this feature - a... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government warns social media giants to fight extremism or face fines

United Kingdom government warns social media giants to fight extremism or face fines Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and other tech giants aren't doing enough to take down extremist content in an efficient manner, according to one prominent United Kingdom lawmaker, and it could lead to severe fines. He also attacked "inaction" on removing terrorist content . While Wallace didn't refer to any companies, in particular those such as Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and Google have all faced cri... [Full Article...]

Ex-Indian army officer kills six with iron rod

Ex-Indian army officer kills six with iron rod The killing rampage, which occurred over the course of 90 minutes, sent shockwaves across Haryana state's Palwal city, prompting the police to declare a high alert and ask people to stay indoors. The horrific crime took place within 100 metres of a police station early on Tuesday and was recorded on CCTV camera, leading to his arrest. He was presently posted as an officer in Haryana's Agri... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 portrait mode is now available for non-Google phones

Google Pixel 2 portrait mode is now available for non-Google phones The 64GB model was earlier priced at Rs 73,000 while the 128 GB variant cost Rs 82,000 on Flipkart , Reliance Digital and retail stores across the country, Google earlier said in a statement. Google Pixel XL is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor which is coupled with 4GB RAM. The phone comes with an 8MP camera on the front. [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq Bill: Ahead of Rajya Sabha tabling, Congress undecided, BJP upbeat

Triple Talaq Bill: Ahead of Rajya Sabha tabling, Congress undecided, BJP upbeat Therefore, a meeting between the ruling BJP and the opposition led by Congress and chaired by chairman of the upper house of Parliament, M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to be held on Tuesday. "The way triple talaq bill was passed in the Lok Sabha, it will be passed in the Rajya Sabha too with constructive debate and discussion". The legislative department of the law ministry, during internal disc... [Full Article...]

Apple apologises for slowing down iPhones,cuts battery replacement price

Apple apologises for slowing down iPhones,cuts battery replacement price What really happened with the update? Apple confirmed it slowed down old devices to keep the battery life , but the silent way the company pushed the feature angered many people. A charging cycle is considered a complete discharge and recharge of the battery equivalent to 100 percent of the battery's capacity, even if it's done over several charging sessions. [Full Article...]

Samsung responds to recently-uncovered Galaxy Note8 battery problem

After the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, the company has been using a stricter procedure to check the quality and performance of the batteries of its devices. Optics wise, the smartphone is expected to borrow the dual camera setup from the Galaxy Note 8 , but will be placed vertically. [Full Article...]

Apple Announces iPhone Battery Price Drop in January 2018

Apple Announces iPhone Battery Price Drop in January 2018 When the same tests are conducted on last year's iPhone 7, the variations in the average score was observed from the iOS 11 .2.0. It will be interesting to see where these class action lawsuits go from here. Are consumers getting any break or discount? These measures include reducing the price of an out-of-warranty battery replacement, taking it from $79 to $29 for all of 2018. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp rings in the new year with global outage

WhatsApp rings in the new year with global outage As the story is still developing, we are looking forward to some official statements from the WhatsApp team regarding the downtime. Users have flagged the issue on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsAppDown. Many people from different countries call to their family and friends to wish them a Happy New Year using WhatsApp is now adapting Facebook Messenger instead. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp will stop working on many smartphones from Jan 1

WhatsApp will stop working on many smartphones from Jan 1 In the last months WhatsApp has released some great features, like quick delete for the texts you send, live location sharing and new emojis. WhatsApp has announced that it will stop support for a number of platforms after December 31, 2017. [Full Article...]

Miami vs. Wisconsin, Orange Bowl 2017 live stream

Miami vs. Wisconsin, Orange Bowl 2017 live stream The Badgers wear down the Miami front and use the physical ground game to disappoint the home crowd. This brings up to Miami's limited quarterback Malik Rosier . "Sometimes you can't learn a lesson until you go through the trial". Chryst downplayed the notion of the Badgers being the more physical team. "That's all this game is about, and it's a ton". [Full Article...]

Apple Apologizes For Slowing Down Old Phones, Cuts Price On Battery Replacement

Apple said a software update past year "manages the maximum performance of some system components when needed to prevent a shutdown" and that "in some cases users may experience longer launch times for apps and other reductions in performance". [Full Article...]

Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown, announces discounted battery replacement program

Apple has been at the center of no small amount of controversy lately, thanks to the recent iPhone CPU performance throttling debacle. There has been no evidence to prove this, but the disclosure struck a nerve both online and offline - at least eight lawsuits have been filed in the US. [Full Article...]

Online Store Leaks Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date & Delay

Online Store Leaks Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date & Delay As always, it's important to take this revelation with a grain of salt, as leaks like these aren't to be taken as gospel until Rockstar Games makes an official announcement. This means another, albeit minor, delay might be incoming. In case you don't know, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western drama like just its predecessor. [Full Article...]

Arctic Outbreak, risky wind chills

Arctic Outbreak, risky wind chills Stay indoors during the worst part of the extreme cold. Limit your exposure, and keep a winter emergency kit in your vehicle if you are traveling. The actual low falls to -4. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind chills from -10 to -20. Another Arctic blast is expected Sunday on New Year's Eve, with another Wind Chill Advisory scheduled to go into effect. [Full Article...]

'First Day Hike' at wildlife park

'First Day Hike' at wildlife park The walk starts at 11 p.m. December 31. The program was launched to promote healthy lifestyles and year-round recreation at state parks. The difficulty is easy to moderate and is a total 2.5-mile hike. Last year, more than 62,000 people participated on guided hikes that covered more than 114,000 miles on 1,300 hikes across the country. Many hikes highlight the history and culture of the parks, i... [Full Article...]

Apple sorry for slowing iPhones, cuts battery price by $50

You could instead replace the battery . The iOS 10.2.1 update issued a year ago was created to prevent unexpected shutdowns in the iPhone 6 , 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus and SE models. The company says as batteries age, they can shut down suddenly, and this can be prevented by slowing down the speed to balance the power management. It also said it will release a software update that enables iPhone... [Full Article...]

ASUS ZenFone 4 is now receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update

ASUS ZenFone 4 is now receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update The Moto X4 marks the revival of Motorola's iconic X series of smartphones and comes with a metal and glass design, a near stock version of Android with Motorola's nifty gestures, dual cameras and mid-range specifications. T-Mobile, the second major United States carrier has made a point to push the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Moto Z2 Force . The update weighs 1.13GB in size and has build n... [Full Article...]


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