Apple's iTunes Movies And iBooks Shut Down In China By State Regulators

Back in November 2015 we reported that China was determined to build its own secure smartphones to ensure no foreign country back doors, even though Apple assured China's ministry to the contrary back in 2014 . The country's leading tech players, in... More..

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Pope provides lesson for European Union, aid to refugees
by | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Pope provides lesson for European Union, aid to refugees

A total of 12 migrants, including six children, were flown to Rome after accepting an invitation aboard the papal Alitalia jet Saturday after Francis met with Syrians in Lesbos. "The Holy See, the Greek gover...More..

Oculus Will Break Revive hack tool, Says It May Not Work Indefinitely
by | Sunday, April 17, 2016

Oculus Will Break Revive hack tool, Says It May Not Work Indefinitely

Initial reports claim the software works a treat, but the developer notes he has only tested it on two titles so far (Lucky's Tale and Oculus Dreamdeck) but that it should work on many others. "Especially if ...More..

HTC 10, flagship smartphone from HTC launching on 12 April
by | Saturday, April 16, 2016

HTC 10, flagship smartphone from HTC launching on 12 April

HTC is planning an online event for the launch of its new device. There is however an air of confusion as not all countries will be getting the HTC 10 powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Perhaps th...More..

by | Saturday, April 16, 2016

Dropbox files are now available to share directly from Facebook Messenger

And unlike the apps, the bots all run on these open platforms". Bank of America is to tap Facebook's Messenger app as a new channel for communicating with customers. Facebook says three times as many ...More..

HTC's new phone focuses on camera quality
by | Saturday, April 16, 2016

HTC's new phone focuses on camera quality

According to The Guardian , HTC's phones have always been of the highest quality, but have been uninspiring and failed to capture the attention of buyers, "something the company must address". In the last few ...More..

by | Friday, April 15, 2016

Apple-Justice Department Standoff Over iPhone Access Goes On, In New York

FBI Director James Comey said this week in a speech at Kenyon College , that the tool investigators bought from the third party would only work on a specific model of phone, the iPhone 5C. Government lawyers...More..

by | Friday, April 15, 2016

New HTC 10 teaser brags about phone's battery

For starters the HTC 10 will have a new BoomSound technology; HTC skipped its BoomSound speakers with the previous flagship device, the One A9. Even an introduction video of the device has managed to slip t...More..

Netflix will show new Top Gear
by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Netflix will show new Top Gear

That's usually how it works. "So in many parts of the world we already have it picked up and we'll continue to talk to them about doing it as well". It seems the finer details of the agreement are yet to be i...More..

Samsung estimates 7.5 percent gain in 1Q operating profit
by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Samsung estimates 7.5 percent gain in 1Q operating profit

Since its previous earnings announcement in January 2016, it has also launched flagship smartphones in the shape of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, both of which have been well-received by the market, althoug...More..

by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alcatel Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 10586.218

The update may have been sent out to both the Release Preview ring as the Insider build and to the non-Insider users as a cumulative update . Thanks to an official Microsoft project that translates Linux...More..

by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tesla says Model 3 reservations hit 325000

The Model 3 launch is the company's biggest single one-week launch ever. "The excitement has been incredible", the Tesla team wrote in a blog post . It was one of the most hotly anticipated reveals on the au...More..

Here's how to find Facebook messages you didn't know you have
by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Here's how to find Facebook messages you didn't know you have

Facebook asks you this only if it thinks that person might be known to you, otherwise rest of the totally irrelevant messages get recognized as spam. According to Stuff.co, some messages get transferred t...More..

Google Fiber ending 'free' Internet in Kansas City metro
by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Google Fiber ending 'free' Internet in Kansas City metro

As it is, the promise of free internet wasn't enough to compensate for the $300 installation fee; customers thought it was too hefty a price to be paid. According to Sunday Re/signal, which observed the change...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Division Loses Daily Missions Until April Update Launches

The missions are usually cycled every day and hand out special rewards, specifically purple/yellow loot and Phoenix Credits. The fact that the daily missions for The Division are not active is a problem f...More..

Amazon Kindle Oasis leaked and its lefty friendly
by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Amazon Kindle Oasis leaked and its lefty friendly

This allows for a more comfortable fit in one hand, and it also takes away some of the weight. According to the leaked images , the device will have a slightly wider orientation than previous Kindle models. ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Feds demand Apple's help in unlocking Brooklyn drug dealer's iPhone

As NPR's Joel Rose has reported, it was a relatively unusual turn of events when the federal prosecutors in that case turned to a magistrate judge for an order compelling Apple's help - and the judge instea...More..

by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

US Senator Has Concerns About Oculus Rift Privacy

There's quite a bit of rhetoric contained in the Rift's terms and conditions that has some people feeling uneasy, such as the sharing of information about consumers' physical movements and dimensions, along wit...More..

Facebook Opens Up To Branded Content From Publishers
by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

Facebook Opens Up To Branded Content From Publishers

As part of the policy change, Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will make it clear that the content sponsored by tagging the marketer in the post. American Express was one of the early marketers ...More..

by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

Samsung's 1Q operating profit beats expectations

Sales rose 4 percent over a year earlier to 49 trillion won in line with expectations. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd flagged a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday - a sign of robust early sales for...More..

You can now broadcast live and share collages on Facebook
by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

You can now broadcast live and share collages on Facebook

People broadcasting videos will see those reactions in real time - Facebook likens it to applause during a show. Live video will now have a dedicated spot on its mobile app. "We think of this as the power to ...More..

Facebook Messenger Launches Tool That Lets You Add Contacts with a Click
by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

Facebook Messenger Launches Tool That Lets You Add Contacts with a Click

The company is adding three new tools created to make chatting with people (and businesses) even easier: Messenger Codes, Messenger Links, and Messenger Usernames. Facebook had unveiled to the publ...More..

by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

Samsung Electronics profit beats expectations as hopes rise for smartphone recovery

According to analysts cited by Bloomberg and the Associated Press , the company's surprise performance in the first quarter of 2016 can largely be attributed to better-than-expected sales of its Galaxy S7 sm...More..

Kik embraces AI with bot store launch
by | Friday, April 08, 2016

Kik embraces AI with bot store launch

Launch partners including Imperson, Massively and Sequel , who will be working with developers to support them in building for the Kik bot experience. The fact that Kik launched its bot store a week before F...More..

Uncharted 4 devs will push PS4 hardware even further with next game
by | Thursday, April 07, 2016

Uncharted 4 devs will push PS4 hardware even further with next game

Possibly, but it's raising the bar for sure. Engadget reports that avid followers can also expect to see influences from Naughty Dog's hit post-apocalyptic game, "The Last Of Us", and benefits from previous...More..

Facebook adds dedicated tab, infinite likes, filters and more to Live Video
by | Thursday, April 07, 2016

Facebook adds dedicated tab, infinite likes, filters and more to Live Video

Check out the Live Reactions, Discovery Tab and more options which address the needs of the increasing community of streamers. "With Live , we want to feature whatever the users are most interested in seei...More..

PlayStation 4 Update 3.5 Release Date, Features Revealed
by | Wednesday, April 06, 2016

PlayStation 4 Update 3.5 Release Date, Features Revealed

Bringing with it a number of new features, tweaks and enhancements to the PS4 console such as PC Remote Play, online notifications , scheduled events and lots more. Have to select friends manually and confirm ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Hulu, Nickelodeon, and NASCAR will make Windows 10 apps for Xbox One

They also spoke about the Skype Bot Platform, which will enable the creation of automated services tailor-made for Microsoft's own messenger/VoIP app. For an overview of everything announced during Microsoft ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Background Music & Cortana Coming to Xbox One — Microsoft Build

Bryan Roper, the product manager at Microsoft's Windows Group, took center stage to detail what the 270 million Windows users can expect this year. Windows Hello - the biometrics-based sign-in feature for W...More..

by | Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Samsung launches new mobile Innovation

According to Nashville Chatter , Samsung won't wait until the IFA in September, where it usually launches new devices, to release the Galaxy Note 6. "It is nearly fifty-fifty". It seems like Samsung is...More..

by | Monday, April 04, 2016

Microsoft to introduce ad-blocker in Edge web browser

That's right, adblocking may be coming to Redmond's flagship browser in the next scheduled release for its Internet Explorer replacement. However, Microsoft Edge finally got some attention when it made an app...More..

by | Monday, April 04, 2016

India to get updated version of Cortana this summer

In the Build 2016 session, Microsoft disclosed details on how messages, missed calls and other kinds of notification from the user's Android phone will soon be displayed by a Windows 10 PC. So what do you d...More..

FCC program to help poor get online will start in December
by | Monday, April 04, 2016

FCC program to help poor get online will start in December

The plan approved yesterday gives Lifeline a $2.25 million budget and provides eligible subscribers-defined as those with household incomes at or below 135 percent of the federal poverty level-a $9.25 monthly s...More..

How to turn any Xbox One into a dev kit
by | Sunday, April 03, 2016

How to turn any Xbox One into a dev kit

As for the Windows 10 Anniversary SDK, also announced yesterday, it of course supports all of the new Windows 10 Anniversary update features that Microsoft announced Wednesday. The warm welcome given to Mi...More..

Windows 10 Anniversary update on the way this summer
by | Sunday, April 03, 2016

Windows 10 Anniversary update on the way this summer

This functionality will work for Windows 10 Mobile devices too, but Microsoft won't be bringing this to the iPhone. As Windows 10 delivers significant new innovations, many older devices are not able to succe...More..

by | Sunday, April 03, 2016

After iPhone unlocking, Americans should still expect privacy, says White House

If that same method can be used to unlock the iPhone in the NY case, it would eliminate the need for Apple's assistance, the company said in its filing. It is thought that the company are now contemplating la...More..

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Destroys The iPhone 6's Camera
by | Sunday, April 03, 2016

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Destroys The iPhone 6's Camera

Meanwhile, Apple introduced the latest iPhone 6s with the iPhone 6s Plus and brought major changes to its iPhone lineup. In our very own photo test, we remarked how fast Samsung Galax S7 edge focuses on...More..

Microsoft Building Windows Ink Into Windows 10 Anniversary Update
by | Saturday, April 02, 2016

Microsoft Building Windows Ink Into Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Already a substantial improvement over the Windows 8 notification, the Action Center in Windows 10 is about to get a major facelift as well as functionality augmentations. One of the coolest new features? In ...More..

Microsoft pitches 'intelligent' conversations with computers
by | Saturday, April 02, 2016

Microsoft pitches 'intelligent' conversations with computers

Microsoft has announced the Windows 10 Anniversary Update , which will deliver significant innovations for consumers and developers for the Universal Windows Platform. Apart from India, the other countries wh...More..

by | Saturday, April 02, 2016

Many MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Computers Infected by "Ransomware" Virus

Mary's has remained open during the situation, but had to revert to using paper records and transactions. MedStar Health was forced offline this week after hackers took over its computer systems. The system s...More..