Tech


Uber is going to start using drivers' phones to detect crashes Uber is going to start using drivers' phones to detect crashes
- September 07, 2018

The new feature is called " Ride Check " and it has the ability to detect an accident or unplanned stop. Since becoming the CEO of Uber , Khosrowshahi has made safety as one of the top priorities. At this crucial time, Khosrowshahi apologized for the inaction and reached London to meet with officials and promised to change. A court eventually gave Uber a license, although much shorter than normal so it can be evaluated. (more...)
New iPhone Rumors - Here's What We Know So Far New iPhone Rumors - Here's What We Know So Far
- September 07, 2018

Various contradictory reports have emerged in the past regarding the upcoming iPhones . The iPhone X depreciated by 32%, whereas the iPhone 8 Plus was down 43%, the iPhone 8 45%, and the Google Pixel 2 a rather worrying 74%. More screen space also means more room for new complications for Apple's built-in apps as well as third party apps as well. However, it will surely come with revamped internals and an improved camera system. (more...)
British Airways hacked with 380,000 sets of payment details stolen British Airways hacked with 380,000 sets of payment details stolen
- September 07, 2018

The biz, which billed itself as the world's favorite airline , said its systems had been compromised for more than two weeks. The thefts occurred during a data breach that affected bookings made on the airline's website between August 21 and September 5, parent International Airlines Group (ICAG.L) said on Thursday. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy X: Device To Feature Four Rear Cameras? Samsung Galaxy X: Device To Feature Four Rear Cameras?
- September 07, 2018

The ad featured a device with a bendable display that folded from a more tablet-like size into a pocketable phone. If the unfolded experience is the same as the tablet, why would they (consumers) buy it?,' Koh told the site at the recent IFA tech conference in Berlin.So, when will we actually see it in the foldable flesh? "In the past, I brought the new technology and differentiation to the flagship model and then moved to the mid-end", said Koh in an interview with CNBC . (more...)
Vivo brings under-display fingerprint to mid-range with V11Pro
- September 07, 2018

The camera offers features such as AI scene recognition AI Portrait Framing, Dual pixel PDAF, LED flash, Panorama, AI Backlight HDR and Bokeh Mode with shot re-focus. The camera captures 4K video at 30 fps and has PDAF and a depth sensor. Vivo, citing GfK data, claimed that Vivo was the number one player in the Rs 20,000-Rs 30,000 price category with over 50% market share, and had over 60% share in the Rs 20,000-Rs 25,000 price segment. (more...)
US charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks US charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks
- September 06, 2018

The suspected hacker, Pak Jin Hyok, acted on behalf of the Hermit Kingdom's Reconnaissance General Bureau, the military intelligence agency that controls most of the country's cyber capabilities, The Washington Post reported, citing United States officials. (more...)
The larger iPhone Xs might be called the iPhone Xs Max The larger iPhone Xs might be called the iPhone Xs Max
- September 06, 2018

Since it was nowhere to be found following Apple's accidental leak, hopefully this new video will help fill the void. To be a little more specific, Apple is said to be planning two iPhone X follow ups. Using these prices as a benchmark, the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone might cost $699, followed by the price of iPhone Xs at $799 and finally comes the iPhone Xs Max at $999. (more...)
OnePlus 6T design leaked; to borrow elements from OPPO, Vivo flagships OnePlus 6T design leaked; to borrow elements from OPPO, Vivo flagships
- September 06, 2018

One of the sides says 'OnePlus 6T , ' while the other says 'Unlock the Speed .' I'm not sure why manufacturers are creating cheesy slogans for their phones now; first the Galaxy Note9's 'The new super powerful Note, ' and now this? In terms of internals, the OnePlus 6 already packs top-notch specs. (more...)
Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode is Called Firestorm and Supports 64 Players Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode is Called Firestorm and Supports 64 Players
- September 06, 2018

The trailer confirms that there will be 64 players on the map at a time, as 16 teams of 4 battle it out to be the last team standing. The six-and-a-half-minute video also highlights the game's eight multiplayer modes - Final Stand, Airborne, Breakthrough, Domination, Frontlines, Team Deathmatch, Conquest Assault and Conquest. (more...)
Facebook and Instagram down around the world Facebook and Instagram down around the world
- September 06, 2018

The service outage reportedly started at around 21:00 GMT as per the downdetector.com website , and it mostly affected users based in North America and European nations. When people visited the site, they were met with a message that read: "Your account is now unavailable due to a site issue". The hashtag #FacebookDown was trending on Twitter . (more...)
Twitter's Dorsey dodges question on whether Trump's tweets are abusive Twitter's Dorsey dodges question on whether Trump's tweets are abusive
- September 06, 2018

Interested in Facebook? Add Facebook as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Facebook news, video, and analysis from ABC News. In the morning, he and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on election interference. (more...)
Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators Twitter testing Facebook-like reply threading and status indicators
- September 06, 2018

In an attempt to make the Twitter a more conversational platform, the San Francisco-based company announced its intention to introduce new changes in the way people interact on the platform. Let's hope that these new features, especially the status indicators, will remain optional and that users will have the choice to toggle them off if they wish to. (more...)
Samsung might release foldable screen device within the year
- September 05, 2018

The ad featured a device with a bendable display that folded from a more tablet-like size into a pocketable phone. Koh stated that the consumer market is now ready to accept such a smartphone , however he also asserted that the design needs some pondering to distinguish the experience from a regular tablet. (more...)
Facebook, Twitter face US Congress over foreign bids to tilt politics Facebook, Twitter face US Congress over foreign bids to tilt politics
- September 05, 2018

We aren't proud of how that free and open exchange has been weaponized and used to distract and divide people, and our nation. Dorsey's testimony comes as some Republicans, including President Donald Trump , are increasingly claiming that social media and other mainstream online platforms are innately biased against conservative voices. (more...)
Razer confirms that the Razer Phone 2 is in development Razer confirms that the Razer Phone 2 is in development
- September 05, 2018

If gaming phones are your thing, what specs and new features would you like to see in the Razer Phone 2? Razer doesn't own any game distribution services right now so the company would need to partner up with an existing platform (like Steam) to make that happen. (more...)
The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft
- September 05, 2018

The driver of said Lyft vehicle took several pictures of the phone before he returned it to its owner, and as you can see, this device is completely identical to the ones that leaked previously. According to rumors, Pixel 3 XL will get display with a diagonal of 6.2 inches or more, and smaller Pixel 3 - with 5.5-inch screen. On a related note, these are just two of the devices that are said to come alongside a Pixel laptop. (more...)
Microsoft starts rolling out Skype call recording to Android and iOS devices Microsoft starts rolling out Skype call recording to Android and iOS devices
- September 05, 2018

As with any feature-rich product, maintaining simplicity while enhancing functionality is critical to usability. Microsoft is also removing the "Highlights" feature which was added to Skype a year ago and was inspired by photo-messaging app Snapchat . (more...)
Sony Says Final Goodbye To Legendary PlayStation 2 Console Sony Says Final Goodbye To Legendary PlayStation 2 Console
- September 05, 2018

As Kotaku reports, even though the PS3 was launched in 2006, Sony continued to manufacture the PS2 right up until 2012. Fast-forward over six more years, or 18 years after its initial launch, the company has finally ended its fix services in Japan. (more...)
2018 iPhone Lineup - What to Expect before Sept 12! 2018 iPhone Lineup - What to Expect before Sept 12!
- September 05, 2018

In just a few days, the collective eyes of the tech world will be laser focused on Apple's September 12th media event at the company's Apple Park campus. The device looks pretty much as expected, with a single camera on the back and super-thin bezels on the front. There is a symmetrical display panel seen on the iPad in the renders - thanks to the absence of the Home button that sits below the display of all the existing and the past iPad models. (more...)
Google Chrome marks 10th birthday with new look, new tricks Google Chrome marks 10th birthday with new look, new tricks
- September 05, 2018

Google updated the mini-game with a slice of birthday cake and a party hat to celebrate Chrome's 10th trip around the sun. This redesign isn't exactly surprising. Humans are bad at passwords, which is why businesses and services like password managers exist and thrive. Chrome revamped its autofill and password manager to be more accurate across different sites. (more...)