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Corsair Unleashes Suite of Wireless PC Gaming Gear Corsair Unleashes Suite of Wireless PC Gaming Gear
- January 09, 2018

The pad also juices up any Qi-compatible device, and includes dongles for microUSB, USB Type-C and Lighting adapters, making it easy to charge up any compatible smartphone. All four accessories follow the same key principles, including fast 1 ms response times, advanced 2.4 Ghz wireless technology and low-latency Bluetooth connectivity. (more...)
Apple's $29 Battery Replacement Program Does Not Require a Failed Diagnostic Test Apple's $29 Battery Replacement Program Does Not Require a Failed Diagnostic Test
- January 09, 2018

But with "unibody" phone design and curved glass both on the back and front, replaceable batteries are a thing of the past. According to owners of devices like the iPhone 6s, their phones began slowing down after the iOS 10.2.1 update in early 2017. (more...)
Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) price revealed Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) price revealed
- January 09, 2018

Now, the ZenFone Max Plus (M1 ) is the latest variant in the lineup. The phone carries nearly all the latest and most advanced features to explore the world of technology well. The rear side is equipped with a dual 16MP and 8MP sensors with f/2.0 aperture, LED Flash and PDAF. The device will also be able to intelligently prevent battery overcharging. (more...)
Karnataka girl kills self after moral policing by BJP activitists Karnataka girl kills self after moral policing by BJP activitists
- January 09, 2018

Dhanyashree from Chickmagalur district committed suicide on January 6 after she was allegedly hounded by activists because she said on a WhatsApp group that she liked Muslims . "She was harassed by these people for roaming around with a Muslim man, after which she made a decision to end her life", Annamalai said. According to the complaint, the caller, who later identified himself as Santosh, a Bajrang Dal activist from Mangalore, also asked Dhanyashree why she was wearing a head scarf in ... (more...)
Razer's Project Linda imagines a laptop dock for the Razer Phone Razer's Project Linda imagines a laptop dock for the Razer Phone
- January 09, 2018

Connecting the Razer Phone to the dock powers the laptop, which apart from a battery and a few extra GBs of storage, entirely relies on the phone including the speakers. At the moment, in the early prototype stage, it simply mirrors what's being shown on the display, but it's clear Razer sees a lot of potential in further exploring the idea of a phone-powered laptop. (more...)
BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th
- January 09, 2018

Meanwhile, the BlackBerry Motion is headed to the US. An aspect which was further reiterated in today's announcement with BlackBerry's SVP and GM of Mobility Solutions, Alex Thurber, noting how " BlackBerry phones are the world's most secure Android smartphones ". (more...)
Skagen has just announced the most lovely Android Wear smartwatch Skagen has just announced the most lovely Android Wear smartwatch
- January 09, 2018

Kate Spade is a well-known New York-based women's brand, beloved by stylish ladies for its classic handbags and whimsical accessories. The Falster is not particularly thin - it's just as thick as any other Android Wear watch you can buy - but it does have a very simple presentation, with a 42mm case and a single push button on the side. (more...)
Wi-Fi Alliance introduces security enhancements Wi-Fi Alliance introduces security enhancements
- January 09, 2018

The Wi-Fi Alliance is now launching configuration, authentication, and encryption enhancements for WPA. "Wi-Fi Alliance will continue enhancing WPA2 to ensure it delivers strong security protections to Wi-Fi users as the security landscape evolves". (more...)
Apple updates macOS and iOS to address Spectre vulnerability Apple updates macOS and iOS to address Spectre vulnerability
- January 09, 2018

In the wake of major security flaws recently found in Intel processors released over the last 10 years, companies including Apple , Microsoft , Google and others have been scrambling to get security patches out. For example, if you have a MacBook, update that to macOS High Sierra 10.13.2. Few further details are available on the updates, although Apple's description indicates the goal of the updates is to protect against Spectre attacks. (more...)
Microsoft Meltdown/Spectre Patch May Bork Athlon Systems Microsoft Meltdown/Spectre Patch May Bork Athlon Systems
- January 09, 2018

Microsoft is pushing out a new update for its Outlook Mail and Calendar App for Windows 10 Mobile and PCs. Microsoft confirmed as much, blaming the issue on faulty AMD documentation. Windows 10 becomes stuck and will not restart and enter the operating system, displaying the error code 0x800f0845. We've already seen compatibility issues with some antivirus tools , and now some AMD users are reporting that the KB4056892 patch is rendering their computer unusable. (more...)
Samsung Shows Latest 'Biggest TV Ever' Samsung Shows Latest 'Biggest TV Ever'
- January 09, 2018

Having revealed the first-ever modular TV, which has a 146-in. display, at the First Look CES event on Sunday, Samsung further detailed the new technology at its Monday press conference along with a host of announcements largely focused on its IoT strategy and how it plans to connect its full ecosystem of devices seamlessly in the future. (more...)
Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November? Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November?
- January 09, 2018

Fresh information revealed by South Korea's ET News claims that the company will begin the manufacturing of its first foldable phone in November this year and it is aiming to unveil it in December. Samsung Display will be working on making these complex screens. According to the report, Samsung's engineers are now tasked with ensuring that the displays leave no trace of having been folded once they are opened into a flat position. (more...)
PlayStation 4 Sold 5.9 Million Units Worldwide During The 2017 Holiday Season PlayStation 4 Sold 5.9 Million Units Worldwide During The 2017 Holiday Season
- January 09, 2018

The PlayStation 4 has sold 73.6 million consoles to date, and 5.9 million were moved during this past holiday season alone, Sony announced . At the same time, John Kodera, president, and CEO of SIE, celebrated the sales registered by PS4 in the holiday season and thanked the support of the fans, but not before highlighting the number of subscribers of PS Plus. (more...)
Lenovo, Google Announce New Amazon Echo Show Competitor That Supports YouTube Lenovo, Google Announce New Amazon Echo Show Competitor That Supports YouTube
- January 09, 2018

Now it has Google Assistant for advanced options. Lenovo Smart Display is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 624 octa-core processor, which comes integrated with CPU (Central Processing Unit), GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), and DSP (Digital Signal Processor) as well as robust Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity . (more...)
Snowden hails reporter who exposed flaws in UIDAI system Snowden hails reporter who exposed flaws in UIDAI system
- January 09, 2018

Attacking Aadhaar authorities for data breach, American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday said that the journalist who reported the story deserves an award and not investigation. "History shows that no matter the laws, the result is abuse". UIDAI, which oversees the world's largest biometric identity card scheme, had gone to the police against the journalist from the Tribune newspaper and insisted there was no breach in its system. (more...)
Overwatch in 2018: New Heroes, Skins, Maps, Events, and More Overwatch in 2018: New Heroes, Skins, Maps, Events, and More
- January 09, 2018

I'm betting my credits that they will release it either this Tuesday or the next Tuesday after that. He explains further that the map will be containing " tons of great Easter eggs " from other Blizzard franchises and will also be one of the best Overwatch maps to date. (more...)
Major Security Flaws Threaten the Safety of Computers Worldwide Major Security Flaws Threaten the Safety of Computers Worldwide
- January 09, 2018

The Spectre bug is however much harder to fix but allegedly harder for hackers to exploit making it less of a threat for the average consumer. Apple said it would issue a patch to its Safari web browser for those devices "in the coming days". (more...)
Intel faces class action lawsuits regarding Meltdown and Spectre Intel faces class action lawsuits regarding Meltdown and Spectre
- January 09, 2018

What do I need to do? "Based on the analysis to date, many types of computing devices - with many different vendors' processors and operating systems - are susceptible to these exploits". The processors are found in virtually all modern phones, computers, and servers. That means, in theory, that malicious code could find a way to access information that would otherwise be out of reach, such as passwords. (more...)
Lord Abbett & Company Increased Position in Wal (WMT)
- January 09, 2018

Cubic Asset Management Llc bought 11,275 shares as the company's stock declined 5.17% while stock markets rallied. West Face Capital Inc who had been investing in Hudson Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $262.75M market cap company. (more...)
Alexa support comes to 2018 TVs from Sony, Hisense and LG Alexa support comes to 2018 TVs from Sony, Hisense and LG
- January 09, 2018

You'll be able to use your Hisense television to control appliances, smart things and manage content on your television, including volume control through voice. It's interesting to see these TV makers taking a hybrid approach to how their sets will work with smart speakers and voice technology. " Hisense aims to provide our customers with the latest technologies and the introduction of OLED in our TV lineup is yet another example of how we are responding to consumer demand by offering a ... (more...)