• Could Google have a rebrand in store for Android Wear?
Could Google have a rebrand in store for Android Wear?

The new logo popped up as the user was exploring the latest Android P Developer Preview and installed the new Google Play Services beta. In Android Oreo , Google took a chance and integrated Sony's Overlay Manager Service, the foundation for what is now the Substratum theming engine which is native to LineageOS.

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  • Juno Probe Reveals Jupiter's Octagonal Vortex Cluster and Deep Cloud Stripes
Juno Probe Reveals Jupiter's Octagonal Vortex Cluster and Deep Cloud Stripes

The images have been taken in different times while Juno was leaving the planet after the closest approach. Among the mission's discoveries is that massive cyclones that surround Jupiter's north and south poles are enduring atmospheric features and unlike anything else encountered in the solar system, the NASA report said .

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  • Super Smash Bros. Announced For Nintendo Switch
Super Smash Bros. Announced For Nintendo Switch

Along with that, they also announced that Splatoon Inkling will also be coming on Nintendo Switch . And in a move that's bound to disgruntle long-time fans, a lot of the games announced were ports of existing titles present on past Nintendo systems like the Wii U or third-party games now slated to hit Nintendo hybrid console.

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  • Galaxy Note 9 won't have in-display fingerprint scanner, Kuo
Galaxy Note 9 won't have in-display fingerprint scanner, Kuo

After spending more than a week using the Galaxy S9 + instead of the iPhone X , here are five features that stood out to me that Apple's smartphone is missing. Almost every time I captured photos in low-light environments, the Galaxy S9+ was able to capture a cleaner and clearer shot than the iPhone X. The Galaxy S9 comes with an improved camer...

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  • State Of Decay 2 Will Be Out On 22nd May
State Of Decay 2 Will Be Out On 22nd May

On the same day the action will become available to subscribers of Xbox Game Pass . Users will have to pay 29.99 and 49.99 dollar, respectively. I am pretty damn excited for State of Decay 2 , especially as you could see where they could have taken things with a bit more budget - it was definitely a buggy and sometimes janky joy.

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  • Android Go Offers High-End Performance on Smartphones Under $100
Android Go Offers High-End Performance on Smartphones Under $100

Now, if we talk about the kid's mode then we can say that Alcatel 1T 10 and Alcatel 1T 7 is created to offer preloaded content and apps, including a dedicated kids camera and a drawing app. Alcatel websiteAlcatel 1X is first Android Go smartphone. The Alcatel 1T 10 comes with a 10.1 inch display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution.

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  • Nintendo Focusing More On Peripherals, No Plans For Switch 2.0
Nintendo Focusing More On Peripherals, No Plans For Switch 2.0

The Nintendo Switch is almost one year old, and according to sources close to Nintendo, the console is set to stay its course for another year, as a hardware revision isn't in the cards. There may also be peripherals that utilize the USB-C port on the device. Although it's unclear what these network features may look like, it should be noted that...

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  • Eddie Jones: 'Scotland were too good for England'
Eddie Jones: 'Scotland were too good for England'

It would also tee them up for a Grand Slam game against England , in Twickenham, on March 17. Gregor Townsend prepared his troops with attacking ideas to overcome England's Blitz defence and his players executed the plan. For starters, there's the unusual tunnel fracas between, according to the match broadcasters the BBC , Owen Farrell and a se...

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  • An Apple Repair Center Has Been Making Hundreds Of Accidental 911 Calls
An Apple Repair Center Has Been Making Hundreds Of Accidental 911 Calls

The calls started in October, and have continued at the rate of about 20 a day. "To them, it sounds like people talking about Apple, or devices or generally about maintenance and repairs". That might explain the sheer volume of calls. Apple said: "We're aware of 911 calls originating from our Elk Grove fix and refurbishment facility".

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  • Google Assistant Updated With Routines and Location-based Reminders
Google Assistant Updated With Routines and Location-based Reminders

Google is doubling down on its digital assistant, adding more languages and working with phone makers to build deeper integrations into their devices, as it battles Amazon's Alexa . Google has today announced a couple of new features and improvements for its Assistant during MWC 2018 . Routines , first announced a year ago, allow users to contro...

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  • Sony's New Xperia Phones (Mostly) Ditch the Bezels
Sony's New Xperia Phones (Mostly) Ditch the Bezels

Both phones are expected to feature Full HD LCD resolution (with 18:9 aspect ratios), Snapdragon 845 processing power, and Android 8.0 Oreo goodies out the box. The fingerprint sensor has also moved to the back, similar to what we saw in the L2/XA2/XA2 Ultra leaks. A positive addition made possible by the removal of bezels, according to Blass, ...

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  • Dropbox files to raise $500 million in IPO
Dropbox files to raise $500 million in IPO

It had secretly filed to go public in early January. The company also impressively posted $305 million in free cash flow in 2017 - far better than Box, which had only a positive free cash flow of $6.3 million in its latest quarterly filing at the end of 2017.

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  • Space X launches test satellites
Space X launches test satellites

SpaceX is also in the business of re-launching entire Falcon 9 rockets and cargo capsules. For the internet satellites, Falcon 9's payload will be in the first-phase mission for broadband testing. The mission was also delayed on February 16 and February 18 for different reasons, including added systems checks and reviews of the rocket's ...

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  • Google employee fired for threatening
Google employee fired for threatening "conservative"

Chevalier had responded to the anti-diversity memo written by James Damore , another employee who was ousted from the company previous year for criticising the tech giant for its diversity policy. The lawsuit he filed, in San Francisco Superior Court, claims he ran afoul of the company for standing up for women, people of color, the disabled, an...

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  • Here's What Fortnite Season 3 Adds, Changes, and Balances
Here's What Fortnite Season 3 Adds, Changes, and Balances

In the latest season, Battle Pass can unlock 76 items across 30 tiers, including new items like "back bling" and sky trails. The new season will have 100 tiers , but the game developer claims it should take no longer than 150 hours to get to the maximum tier.

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  • FCC set to publish net neutrality order
FCC set to publish net neutrality order

The agency took the requisite formal step of publishing the rules on Thursday, opening the door for lawsuits from a number of state attorneys general and advocacy groups. This agency failed the American public. Net neutrality proponents argued that the FCC needs net neutrality to prevent ISPs from unfairly blocking, throttling, or preferring ...

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  • Final Fantasy XV Steam owners will get to play as Gordan Freeman
Final Fantasy XV Steam owners will get to play as Gordan Freeman

These cosmetic exclusives will be available in both the solo campaign and Comrades multiplayer expansion thanks to Steam Workshop support. The Half-Life Pack provides a costume for Noctics that turns him into Gordon Freeman, the silent, bespectacled protagonist of the Half-Life series.

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  • Volvo V60 REVEALED - looks like a smaller V90 with new XC60 influence
Volvo V60 REVEALED - looks like a smaller V90 with new XC60 influence

The SPA-based V60 is claimed to introduce a new standard to the mid-size premium estate segment with a luxurious interior, increased levels of space, advanced connectivity and Volvo's . The UK market will launch with the diesel options first, with the T5 and T6 Twin Engine joining at a later date. For instance, the City Safety with Autobrake t...

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  • Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker
Nest's indoor security camera now doubles as a Google Assistant speaker

Last September, Nest officially announced that it was planning on updating its Cam IQ indoor security camera to add Google Assistant . Google's voice-activated digital assistant is branching out to the Nest deluxe security camera in an expansion which could amplify privacy concerns surrounding internet-connected microphones.

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  • Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal
Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

He repeatedly apologised for his charities failing, and has set out his plans to "root out" people who exploited their positions in charities to take advantage of vulnerable people. The hearing came in the wake of the revelation of resignations and dismissals of Oxfam staff in Haiti following allegations of "sex parties" involving prostitutes.

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  • Single-character bug crashes iPhones, Apple promises fix
Single-character bug crashes iPhones, Apple promises fix

Giuseppe Tripodi, a tech writer for the blog, said: "The error we are talking about presents an Indian character that, if received or simply pasted in a text field, can lead to freeze of applications or crashes of the entire operating system".

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  • Google Launches Light Gmail Go App
Google Launches Light Gmail Go App

The Go version of Gmail app works a lot like the original Gmail app, however, there are some additional features and also some cosmetic or design changes here and there. In fact, according to numerous reports , Gmail Go clocked in at a 9.51 MB download, and takes up roughly 25 MB of space on a device, compared with Gmail's 20.66 MB downloa...

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  • NASA budget proposal plans of NASA funding of ISS, seeks commercial transition
NASA budget proposal plans of NASA funding of ISS, seeks commercial transition

The Trump administration is considering turning the International Space Station over to the private sector and ending its federal funding, according to an internal NASA document obtained by the Washington Post . "Given competing priorities at NASA , and budget constraints, developing another large space telescope immediately after completing th...

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  • Chrome to explicitly warn users that HTTP sites are
Chrome to explicitly warn users that HTTP sites are "not secure"

Google is not alone in its decision to penalize all HTTP sites. With the release of Chrome 68 in July, Google will mark all HTTP websites as "not secure" using a newly designed address bar (seen below). As Google explains, "When you load a website over HTTP, someone else on the network can look at or modify the site before it gets to you". ...

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  • Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's 'inadequate' $121bn bid
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's 'inadequate' $121bn bid

Added Tan: "We want to reiterate that $82 per Qualcomm share is our best and final offer ". Broadcom could continue its attempt to replace Qualcomm's 11 board members with its own directors. The move comes three days after Broadcom boosted its offer to $82 a share to create a global giant in the chip-making sector, a deal worth some $146 billion...

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  • 'Pokemon Go' Rayquaza Event: New Legendary Raid Boss Coming Friday
'Pokemon Go' Rayquaza Event: New Legendary Raid Boss Coming Friday

Another batch of Pokemon out of the Hoenn region are about to hit Pokemon GO . Though a full list of new Pokemon was not shared in the blog post itself, we do know the likes of Altaria, Metagross, Salamence, Tropius, Pelipper, Beldum and Bagon will all appear.

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  • First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find
First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find

As per the scientists, the Cheddar lived more than 10,000 years ago, had brown hair, blue eyes and dark to black skin. The Cheddar Man is named after Cheddar Gorge , a location in Somerset, in England, where cheddar cheese was first popularized.

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  • ESPN's streaming service will cost $4.99, debut in spring
ESPN's streaming service will cost $4.99, debut in spring

The House of Mouse, however, missed Wall Street estimates with a revenue increase of 4% to US$15.4 billion. Disney shares closed higher in the US Tuesday, with after-hours activity also placing the stock in the green, Wednesday, as the media company posted upbeat - if mixed - results.

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  • Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects
Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects

A large part of what makes the cameras on the Pixel work is the use of Google's terrific AI and machine learning software so much so that the flagships are able to capture great bokesh without needing a dual camera setup as the general trend int he industry.

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  • Samsung And Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking Alleges Consumer Reports
Samsung And Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking Alleges Consumer Reports

Without much effort, a hacker could take control of a flawed smart TV , change channels, mess with the volume, install apps and play inappropriate content from those apps. The actual act of changing the settings is easy, he adds, but most consumers never bother with fiddling with menu changes. Software companies that are integrated into thes...

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