Electronics


Powerful 7.2 quake rocks buildings in Mexico, minor damage reported Powerful 7.2 quake rocks buildings in Mexico, minor damage reported
- February 17, 2018

The epicentre was close to a surfer resort on the Pacific coast in the southern state of Oaxaca and had a depth of 15.3 miles (24.6 km), according to the US Geological Survey . The quake caused buildings to shake in the capital of Mexico city , about 350km (217 miles) away. There was no tsunami threat from the natural disaster, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said on Friday. (more...)
Tinder Is Reportedly Set To Introduce 'Women Talk First' Option Tinder Is Reportedly Set To Introduce 'Women Talk First' Option
- February 16, 2018

For the time being the feature seems to only apply to heterosexual users (in the male-female interactions) and there is no word on wider application. The dating app will launch a setting that makes it possible for women to only interact with the men they message first . (more...)
Nokia 8 starts receiving stable Android 8.1 Oreo update Nokia 8 starts receiving stable Android 8.1 Oreo update
- February 16, 2018

It will have a will have a 6 inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio hence, the "Plus" moniker. The Nokia 1 is seen to sport a single rear camera, while the Nokia 7 Plus is shown to have a dual rear camera setup. It's also believed that the upcoming smartphone will be supported by major USA mobile carriers. Meanwhile, Blass also shared an image of the entry-level Nokia 1 . (more...)
If you damage your HomePod, don't bother repairing it yourself If you damage your HomePod, don't bother repairing it yourself
- February 15, 2018

For more , read a full review of Apple HomePod on our sister site, PCMag; also check out their list of The Best Apple HomePod Alternatives . To my ears, the HomePod is better in the lower, bass frequencies and is impressively good at bouncing sound off walls with its seven tweeters to create an immersive stage. (more...)
Facebook gets personal with new lists update Facebook gets personal with new lists update
- February 15, 2018

Facebook, which was once a place for users to post personal stuff and engage in conversations, today is flooded with ads and non-personal content. (Web Desk) - Facebook launched a new update called Lists by which users can personalise the status box as it gives several options like bullet points, additional colours and designs. (more...)
Bringing the power of AMP to Gmail - The Keyword Bringing the power of AMP to Gmail - The Keyword
- February 14, 2018

AMP sites get prioritised in search results above their non-AMP counterparts. Google's emphasis on fast-loading web content is nothing new. Google claims the format, which it is opening up to software developers, gives "novel ways to tell immersive stories " without the "prohibitively high start-up costs, particularly for small publishers". (more...)
Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year Google Shipped 3.9 Million Pixel Units Last Year
- February 14, 2018

The Pixel range debuted in 2016 and got a refresh late past year, which brought us the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL , so it's a relatively new brand when compared to iPhone and Galaxy S. In addition, there are 499 Apple Stores spread out in 22 countries, while Google relies on occasional pop-ups and its online Google Store, with no constant physical retail presence. (more...)
New Mercedes-AMG G63 REVEALED - Range-topping G-Class is a monster New Mercedes-AMG G63 REVEALED - Range-topping G-Class is a monster
- February 14, 2018

Mercedes have not yet announced pricing for the 2019 Maybach . Mercedes-Benz became the first auto manufacturer in India to showcase the Bharat Stage VI compliant vehicle a few weeks back. At the back, gone are the bulbous taillights, in their place are a set of brand new sculpted taillights that stretch from the edge of the license plate frame to the rear quarter panel. (more...)
Google's Area 120 Testing Smart Reply Feature for Android Text Messages Google's Area 120 Testing Smart Reply Feature for Android Text Messages
- February 14, 2018

Area 120 , an experimental program inside Google, developed the new Reply project for this exact goal. Smart Reply is not something new. In an email to the volunteers, Area 120 said, "You probably get a lot of messages". The new project is still in its early development and Google may not even make it widely available outside of its Area 120 testers. Report suggests that Reply app could be used only those who use third party-keyboard other and not Google's Gboard. (more...)
Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez
- February 11, 2018

I try to feel English football has some cultural thing with tradition and there are some qualities I really like in the game but maybe I have to cry a little bit and protect my players. Attack: We could see Mourinho freshen things up in attack with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford both pushing for recalls but I think the Frenchman will get the nod on the wing. (more...)
Crucial iPhone source code leaks online Crucial iPhone source code leaks online
- February 09, 2018

Now, it's almost impossible for hackers to even find bugs in iOS code, making iOS exploits relatively rare, unlike in Windows and Android. Indeed, iBoot is the first program that gets kicked into action every time an iPhone is turned on. (more...)
Korea well for PyeongChang Olympics Korea well for PyeongChang Olympics
- February 08, 2018

A decision by South Korea to accept North Korea's offer to send its artists by sea has triggered debate in the South, where conservatives saw the move as a sure-fire sign that the North is trying to use the Olympics to ease the pressure against the country. (more...)
Intel's new Vaunt AR smart glasses are almost indistinguishable from regular glasses Intel's new Vaunt AR smart glasses are almost indistinguishable from regular glasses
- February 07, 2018

But the eyewear does offer a bit more of a normal look to the technology than Google Glass did, and could offer the next step in functional wearable technology beyond the smartwatch . The idea is that an LED display constantly in your peripheral vision is too invasive, so if you choose not to look at the display, it will essentially disappear. (more...)
Kenyan police arrest lawyer who attended mock inauguration Kenyan police arrest lawyer who attended mock inauguration
- February 05, 2018

CA has, however, not responded to the High Court's order. Aladwa said he did not why the government was targeting him and why he was arrested . On Tuesday, Mr Odinga held his own "inauguration" after claiming he was the rightful victor of last year's election. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 5 Launch Confirmed For MWC 2018 Asus Zenfone 5 Launch Confirmed For MWC 2018
- February 03, 2018

As you can see, it contains a text that reads #BACKTO5. In this event Asus most probably will launch its Zenfone 5 Series. This means, the smartphones will be camera-focused. Asus ZenFone 5 Max with model code ASUS_X00QD has received Wi-Fi Alliance certification. The handset runs Android 8.0 Oreo and comes with a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi support, as per the certification. (more...)
LINE lines up cryptocurrency trading on its app LINE lines up cryptocurrency trading on its app
- February 03, 2018

The Tokyo and US -listed firm already offers a money transfer and payment service called Line Pay, but on Wednesday announced it would launch a new division called the Line Financial Corporation to let users exchange digital currencies and use other financial services within the app. (more...)
Samsung To Make Its Cryptocurrency Samsung To Make Its Cryptocurrency
- February 02, 2018

But Samsung's entry into this space, even as potentially just a parts supplier, might mean their profits could now be affected by increased or decreased bitcoin mining demand and more generally crypto mining as they also mass produce GPUs. (more...)
Nintendo ups its Switch sales expectations after profits rise 261 per cent Nintendo ups its Switch sales expectations after profits rise 261 per cent
- February 01, 2018

Their current forecast is a million units more than the one they had a few months ago, which means that the console sold better than expected during the Holidays and Winter season. Over the course of its young life, we've seen a number of different fighting games released on the Nintendo Switch , and there are still more on the horizon. (more...)
Secret US military bases across globe revealed in massive data blunder Secret US military bases across globe revealed in massive data blunder
- January 30, 2018

The activity information , shared with Strava , ended up showing in the heatmap and could provide potential attackers with helpful information about the "pattern of life" in and around military bases, intelligence secret sites, and training facilities around the world. (more...)
Apple Previews IOS 11.3; To Add Battery Features Apple Previews IOS 11.3; To Add Battery Features
- January 28, 2018

This feature is available for devices such as iPhone 6 , iPhone 6 Plus , iPhone SE , iPhone 6s , iPhone 6s Plus , iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus . And, last but not least, for downloading the update, users will also be rewarded with four new Animoji in the form of a lion, bear, dragon, and skull. (more...)