Sci-tech

by | December 20, 2018 | 14:30

The Washington Post reports that this is "the first major effort" by U.S. regulators to punish Facebook over its involvement with the British political consulting firm, which was allowed to gain access to personal data of millions of the social network's users without their permission.

by | December 15, 2018 | 18:01

As per the report , the Galaxy S10 codnamed "Beyond" will be unveiled ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 20 at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event. Notably, the Plus-sized variant is said to offer dual selfie cameras, so expect a wider display hole . The same report also gives the United Kingdom pricing of all three models .

by | December 11, 2018 | 02:19

In October, Google announced it was shutting down Google+ after a security flaw exposed users' personal data via the official Google+ APIs. Another day, another nail in the coffin of the now defunct consumer facing side of Google+. Google discovered the privacy-invading glitch following its routine testing procedures. "With the discovery of this new bug, we have chose to expedite the shut-down of all Google+ APIs; this will occur within the next 90 days", David Thacker, VP Product ...

by | December 05, 2018 | 16:18

These new Snapdragon 855 chips will feature sub-6 GHz and mmWave support, 4th-generation on-device AI engine, true 4K HDR video capture, cinema-grade photography capabilities, and a 3D Sonic Sensor. It's been clear for a while now that 2019 will be the year of 5G, and it's little surprise at this point that the Snapdragon 855 will support "multi-gigabit" data speeds on 5G networks as they light up around the country.

by | November 30, 2018 | 12:47

Traditionally, government organizations or enterprises who have required access to satellite data needed to build or lease ground antennas to communicate with the satellites at significant cost and effort. "They will be able to ingest data straight into AWS, where they can securely store, analyse and transmit products to their customers without needing to worry about building all of the infrastructure themselves", he added.

by | November 28, 2018 | 14:12

Plaintiffs acting on behalf of iPhone customers argued that because Apple chooses what apps can be sold, gives developers a limited pricing structure and forces iPhone owners to use the App Store , it is operating anti-competitively. A key question: Who's responsible for any overcharging - the developers, who set the price, or Apple, which levies a commission on every app sold? However, the plaintiffs are backed by the attorneys general of 30 states including California, Texas, Florida and ...

by | November 27, 2018 | 09:56

It's also likely that heists might make something of a reprisal in Red Dead Redemption Online , with the amount of enter-able banks throughout the lands of the game world. Alongside the long-awaited Red Dead Online release date, Rockstar Games also let us know how many players are included. Access to the Red Dead Online beta is staggered throughout the week.

by | November 25, 2018 | 23:51

Hey Siri, how do I make you suck less? Now, the latest news confirms that Google has made it easier to the Apple users to access the Google Assistant via Siri Shortcuts. You'll need to record a trigger phrase - such as "Ok Google" - since it's apparently unable to pull in a pre-existing voice command you may have already set up on another Assistant-powered device.

by | November 22, 2018 | 00:22

However, amidst the alleged bug reports, there's some good news for the Pixel 3 owners. Google recently launched its latest flagships - the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL , and the company is already rumoured to launch a more affordable version of Pixel.

by | November 21, 2018 | 19:13

Facebook acknowledged their mistake and apologised to the users. And the parent company behind the " Facebook family of apps" is confirming certain users' trouble accessing the social networking applications as of late Tuesday morning. "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible". As mentioned, the feature is already available, and you can access and activate it via Facebook's Settings & Privacy section.

by | November 15, 2018 | 19:02

This led to the company pulling the software from its servers and halting the rollout for an undisclosed amount of time. To get more details on the latest Windows 10 update, check out Microsoft's Windows 10 update history support page .

by | November 15, 2018 | 18:56

Under the hood, the Galaxy J4 Core is equipped with the 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos 7570 chipset. Samsung Galaxy J4 Core comes with a large 6.0-inch HD TFT display. Connectivity options for the Galaxy J4 Core include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, GPS, Glonass and 4G support. The phone packs in a 3300mAh battery, which given the underpowered internals should ideally result in good battery life.

by | November 10, 2018 | 13:41

Of course, as with any Samsung patent (or patents in general), this doesn't mean that we will actually see this product commercially available. That confirmation came at its developer conference in San Francisco , where we also got a look at Samsung's new One UI for both its regular smartphones and the upcoming foldable device .

by | November 03, 2018 | 06:44

Speaking with IGN at BlizzCon , Blizzard's Wyatt Cheng responded to the community reaction to Diablo: Immortal's announcement, as well as the accusations that it's just a reskin of a previous NetEase mobile game. Would I have preferred a Diablo IV announcment? People immediately lashed out, calling the announcement a joke because they think the game is inherently bad and will surely be full of micro-transactions that chip away at the integrity of the series.

by | October 31, 2018 | 19:21

Watch Take-Two Interactive trade in real time here . Game Informer gave Red Dead Redemption II a ideal score of ten out of ten, saying: 'Rockstar Games has outdone itself again with Red Dead Redemption II. Red Dead Redemption 2 will also include access to Red Dead Online . "So the real question is what will consumer response to Red Dead Online be, as that will determine the strength of what will nearly certainly be an extended sales curve", Piscatella continued.

by | October 28, 2018 | 20:14

But if there's one thing that stands out about the iPhone XR, it's battery life. The screens on both XS models have better contrast and more vibrant colors than the standard LCD screen on the XR. The XR falls between the top-of-the-line XS models in size, but is lower in price. This probably won't be a life-changing feature for most people - after all, it requires an extra accessory, which can cost about $US40 - but it's certainly nice to have.

by | October 20, 2018 | 15:23

But yes, it seems that Pixel 3s sold by Best Buy are SIM locked - its product pages even say so . This policy isn't limited to Pixel 3 phones; it applies to all Verizon phones. We hope the LG display will be on par with the Pixel 3 XL's excellent Samsung OLED . The alternative is to buy a Pixel 3 phone directly from Google, in which case the device will be unlocked by default, and you'll be able to use it with any carrier of your choosing.

by | October 20, 2018 | 13:45

More controversially, perhaps, Samsung has dumped Intel's silicon for Qualcomm's ARM-based Snapdragon 850 chipset. "Paired with Samsung Dex and S Pen, Galaxy Tab S4 is designed for those who need something portable like a tablet yet capable like a PC", Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India, told reporters here.

by | October 19, 2018 | 20:59

It sports a Leica triple camera setup. Indeed, the primary RGB lens is 40 megapixels, and there's an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. Connectivity options on the Mate 20 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.

by | October 18, 2018 | 09:42

Back to Photoshop, the app is now being developed only for the iPad, though Belsky hasn't ruled out a possible variant for Android, saying that he "hopes to bring more" products to the platform. In this case, it's a new tool, not an existing product that's been ported to mobile. Knowing full well that majority of video creation these days ends up on YouTube or Facebook or both, Adobe has spun off a tool from its famous Premiere video editing software to cater especially to this social ...

by | October 16, 2018 | 19:40

Mate 20 Pro is the latest Android flagship from Huawei and it will come packing a brand new processor set to offer blisteringly fast performance across Google's Android operating system. The handset is said to be backed by a 4,200 mAh battery with fast charging support. To add salt to the wound, Huawei specifically mentioned that it can charge an iPhone as well.

by | October 15, 2018 | 06:32

In any event, this is an opportunity to score a nice deal on a new Xbox One console. The Xbox Skill for Cortana and Alexa is available since Thursday in the U.S. There are several Xbox One X and Xbox One S packages that already include a free game, such as the National Basketball Association 2K19 bundle pictured above.

by | October 13, 2018 | 11:42

Late last month, South Korean tech giant Samsung announced Galaxy A7 (2018 ) - its first smartphone with triple rear cameras . There's a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, face recognition support and a 3800mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 technology.

by | October 12, 2018 | 13:59

That decision could run afoul of relatively new rules in California and Europe governing when a company must disclose a security incident. As part of its response to the incident, the Alphabet Inc. Google also said it would begin restricting the data it provides to outside developers. "Given these challenges and the very low usage of the consumer version of Google +, we chose to sunset the consumer version of Google +".

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:25

To make matters worse, Google decided not to share knowledge of the data breach when it was discovered in March. The company noted that information like Google+ posts, messages and G Suite content weren't included in the exposure. Google CEO Sundar Pichai reportedly is expected to take the hot seat in another congressional hearing after the United States midterm elections in November.