Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Microsoft stops distributing Meltdown/Spectre patches for AMD devices after fixes brick machines

Microsoft has blocked a number of security updates for some AMD based PCs after discovering that installing updates to combat the Spectre and Meltdown bugs left some devices unable to boot. Microsoft is now preventing AMD PCs from receiving updates...

Climate change turns sea turtle embryos female Climate change turns sea turtle embryos female

The study found that 65 to 69 per cent of green turtles in the cooler southern Great Barrier Reef were female while a "staggering" 87 to 99.8 per cent of green turtles in the warmer northern reef were female. "While we can hope there might be some ...

A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor A Mix Of iPhone X, Galaxy S9 With Optical Fingerprint Sensor

The Doogee V is the first phone to give us an early look at a design that combines these two features. While it's not uncommon for smartphone vendors to borrow a few design elements from one another from time to time, sometimes Chinese vendors go b...

McAfee Undercuts LifeLock with New ID Protection Service McAfee Undercuts LifeLock with New ID Protection Service

Lastly, in partnership with McAfee, D-Link announced the AC2600 Wi-Fi Router, which will keep all your smart devices connected to the network protected from all the internet nasties. D-Link teamed up with McAfee and Intel to address these concerns wi...

Google Is 'Searching' for Its Lost Company Bikes Google Is 'Searching' for Its Lost Company Bikes

Apart from all the fantastic stuff they do at Google's headquarters, around 30 employees have been specially hired by the tech-giant to try and stop its friendly neighbourhood from stealing its employees' bicycles. Some residents believe that offerin...

Facebook kills off AI venture, M Facebook kills off AI venture, M

Facebook isn't scrapping all of its M technology. The company said it would close the project on January 19, The Verge reported . In its story on M's demise , BuzzFeed suggested that AI was once something with unlimited potential and support...

Asus Zenfone Max Plus makes its way to North America Asus Zenfone Max Plus makes its way to North America

Too bad the octa-core MediaTek MT6750T processor and Android 7.0 Nougat software are not very "class-leading". The primary shooter is a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture lens and a number of advanced PixelMaster camera modes including one th...

Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all

No reason for the cancelation of this deal was revealed. The Wall Street Journal mentions that, at the moment, AT&T's reasons for not going through with the deal are unknown. market, people familiar with the companies said last month. The story h...

HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution HTC announces new Vive Pro VR headset with 3K resolution

The goal is to offer a better sense of presence whether you're playing a game or watching 360-degree videos. As one of the first major VR headsets to hit shelves, the hardware inside the HTC Vive isn't its most compelling feature anymore.

Google Pay Arrives to Combine Android Pay, Google Wallet Google Pay Arrives to Combine Android Pay, Google Wallet

RIP, Android Pay and Google Wallet . Over time, this should make buying and paying through Google less confusing - if you've saved your payment information in your Google account, you don't have to worry which app to use to access that information...

Amazon Will Soon Add Alexa to Wearable Devices

Vuzix has scheduled the release of the AR glasses for the second quarter of this year. Amazon says the gadgets merely need to transfer voice commands or requests to the Alexa app on a connected iOS or Android smartphone, which then passes it on to ...

Acer Unveils new Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop

The Swift 7 may be the most exciting new laptop Acer has on display at CES 2018 , but it's not the only product refresh the company announced. The new laptops from Acer have been targeted at the different segments of the market. For more informa...

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, L2 Revealed In A Leak Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, L2 Revealed In A Leak

The report further reveals that Sony plans to showcase the following smartphones at the MWC: Xperia XZ1 Premium, Xperia XZ1 Plus, and Xperia XZ1s. Sony has been criticised for not upgrading the design on its smartphones and a new leak of its 2018 l...

Nvidia, ZF, Baidu develop AI autonomous vehicle computing platform for China Nvidia, ZF, Baidu develop AI autonomous vehicle computing platform for China

Regardless, this is a big win for Nvidia, which is in a running gun battle with Intel to be the leader in hard part of self-driving cars: developing the AI and chips that actually drive them. Uber is partnering with NVIDIA to create self-driving Uber...

Angela Merkel upbeat as she returns to coalition table Angela Merkel upbeat as she returns to coalition table

Horst Seehofer , leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - Bavarian sister party to Merkel's CDU - said he was optimistic the parties would agree to govern together, saying: "I think we'll manage it". A coalition between Merkel's CDU/CSU allianc...

Apple says all Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw

Intel is at the center of the problem because it supplies the processors used in numerous world's PCs. Intel said its chips, which power Macs and devices from other manufacturers, contain the flaw as well as processors based on ARM Holdings architect...

Nvidia announces BFGD: swanky monitors with integrated Shield Nvidia announces BFGD: swanky monitors with integrated Shield

Ever wondered why high-performance, low-latency gaming monitors can't be huge? Nvidia wants to deliver the " World's First Giant Screen PC Gaming Experience " with these BFGDs and provide high performance and instant response times in form factor...

SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma spacecraft from Cape Canaveral SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma spacecraft from Cape Canaveral

It's also SpaceX's third such launch for the U.S. government, with previous payloads including a spy satellite and the X-37B space plane. SpaceX plans to land the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station .

SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft

The Falcon 9 carrying "Zuma" lifts off from a SpaceX launch pad at Kennedy Space Center . (SpaceX has had 17 consecutive successful landings, so they're getting pretty good at this). SpaceX uses the drone ship when it is sending a large payload to a...

DJI Unveils New Handheld Camera Stabilizers for Smartphones and DSLRs DJI Unveils New Handheld Camera Stabilizers for Smartphones and DSLRs

What is special about this stabilizer is that the Ronin-S is compatible with other DJI Pro Accessories and can thereby become the center of a whole ecosystem. Smart software in the DJI GO mobile app unlocks intelligent photo and video features that h...

Korea, US affirm strong alliance amid inter-Korean dialogue mood Korea, US affirm strong alliance amid inter-Korean dialogue mood

Tensions have been high after North Korea carried out multiple missile launches previous year, including a number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and its sixth atomic test, by far its most powerful to date. Lambasting "failed "experts" di...

FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES appearance

According to the FCC website, nearly 24 million Americans publicly commented through email to the FCC as it discussed deregulating the internet, or the equivalent of 1 in every 14 Americans, a number that many experts found suspect. Pai has been ta...

Intel Chips Security Flaw to Slow Down Everything, Everyone Once Fixed Intel Chips Security Flaw to Slow Down Everything, Everyone Once Fixed

That might sound simple, but the peculiarities of the x86 architecture, on which most PC and server processors are based, make it a nontrivial task. Thankfully, for those with an " Intel inside " there's a patch that can mitigate the problems.

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Out in Japan in March Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Out in Japan in March

Last year, Gamepress .br unearthed a similar listing for Burnout Paradise on PS4 and Xbox One, this one dated for a March 1 launch date. Did any of you guys play Burnout back in the day? Those unfamiliar with the game, Burnout Paradise was r...

All iPhones, iPads and Mac devices affected by 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' bugs

Here's the issue: Modern processors are created to perform something called "speculative execution" to enhance performance. Meltdown and Spectre , the bugs affecting most chips have hit Apple as well. Apple Watch is not affected by Meltdown. ...

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