Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Ring Is Making Smart Lights for Your Dumb House Ring Is Making Smart Lights for Your Dumb House

Ring has also announced the acquisition of LED lighting company Mr. Beams , and with that announcement, it has introduced its own outdoor security lighting system - Ring Beams . The battery-powered device is compatible with the Ring Solar Pa...

Huawei Says Honor 7X and View 10 Are Coming to the US Huawei Says Honor 7X and View 10 Are Coming to the US

Honor, the digital brand of Huawei, today announced that Honor View 10 has clocked 5X (five times) sale , compared to its predecessor, Honor 8 Pro first sale, owing to an overwhelming response from Indian consumers. Look out for the phone once i...

Google Assistant Now Supports Over 1 Million Actions Google Assistant Now Supports Over 1 Million Actions

Some industry observers are projecting that the quest for digital-assistant dominance is really just a two-horse race between Amazon and Google . Beyond the new Google Assistant speakers , Klipsch is also now showcasing several other Heritage a...

Speculation Rampant As Secretive Zuma Spy Satellite Declared A 'Total Loss' Speculation Rampant As Secretive Zuma Spy Satellite Declared A 'Total Loss'

However, in an emailed statement to Xinhua, SpaceX hinted that the presumed problem may have nothing to do with its Falcon 9 rocket, which "did everything correctly" during the launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "Since the...

Astronaut grows 9cm taller on ISS, worries about getting back to Earth Astronaut grows 9cm taller on ISS, worries about getting back to Earth

A Japanese astronaut has sparked hilarity back on Earth after he claimed to have grown nine centimetres in space, making him anxious he would not squeeze into the capsule home. He joined Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and flight enginee...

Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Additionally, consumers will get an instant discount of Rs. 1,500 on purchasing either of the devices using ICICI credit cards. Starting with the Nokia 6 offers during the Amazon India Nokia Mobile Week, the mid-range smartphone is available wi...

Watch six minutes of Metal Gear Survive single-player Watch six minutes of Metal Gear Survive single-player

The idea of a zombie-themed spin-off to Metal Gear Solid V is both preposterous and the most utterly predictable thing a conservative publisher could have done. Not only will players fight off deadly creatures, but also explore and forage the envir...

France launches investigation into Apple 'planned obsolescence' France launches investigation into Apple 'planned obsolescence'

Following Israel and the United States, France is the third country to investigate Apple's alleged deception. The law, named after former Socialist minister Benoit Hamon, stipulates that a company found to be deliberately shortening the life of i...

AMD's New Desktop Processors for 2018: What You Need to Know AMD's New Desktop Processors for 2018: What You Need to Know

According to the red team, its second generation Ryzen CPUs will be using the Zen+ architecture, will support the Precision Boost 2 tech, and will start launching in April 2018. This allows for transparent secure memory encryption (which AMD says...

Facebook 'Portal' to Compete With Echo Show Facebook 'Portal' to Compete With Echo Show

Like other smart speakers, it is meant to be used indoors, and can be controlled with voice commands. Whereas Amazon has an existing ecosystem-which includes Amazon Prime Video and Music-that naturally integrates into its device, Facebook intends to ...

Oldest evidence of a Supernova found in Kashmir Oldest evidence of a Supernova found in Kashmir

Some researchers believe that the rock dates back to 2100 BC and was was reused in the construction of another structure since nobody knew how important it was. The most common form of early expression of this date back to nearly 20,000 years is in t...

Google's Daydream VR breaks free of the smartphone with new standalone headset Google's Daydream VR breaks free of the smartphone with new standalone headset

Smartphone VR is awkward. That means you'll get access to services like Netflix ( NFLX ) VR, YouTube VR, Hulu, HBO GO VR and a number of other VR games and experiences. They can't provide you with a passthrough image of nearby walls, but can warn you...

Activision Taps Amazon's Twitch to Televise New Esports League Activision Taps Amazon's Twitch to Televise New Esports League

Over 312 Team Skins will be patched in Overwatch for fans and players. That's because, technically, the Overwatch League skins haven't gone up for sale just yet. The first season of the league will run from January to June with playoffs and fin...

Intel hit with three class-action lawsuits over chip flaws Intel hit with three class-action lawsuits over chip flaws

The company also said a performance hit from a future software update "should not be significant and will be mitigated over time". The lawsuits also allege that the patches to fix the vulnerabilities will cause computers to operate more slowly....

Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses) Frances McDormand inadvertently bleeped during Golden Globes speech (then curses)

Broadcasters were obviously anxious that she might use some of the same words during her speech, and they ended up accidentally bleeping out some innocent passages when it just sounded like McDormand might be about to swear - but not the one time s...

January 2018 sees Nougat close to overtaking Marshmallow January 2018 sees Nougat close to overtaking Marshmallow

But what if you do not own a Pixel or a Nexus phone, and are still waiting for the Oreo update to hit your device? As it turns out, .5% of those phones were powered by Android 8.0 and.2% had Android 8.1 installed. Version 5.1.018 of the GCam port b...

John Young, Nasa astronaut who walked on the moon, dies aged 87 John Young, Nasa astronaut who walked on the moon, dies aged 87

Young was also the first person to go into space six times, seven if you count his lunar liftoff. Young flew to the moon twice, walked on the surface of the moon and flew the first space shuttle mission. "Today, NASA and the world have lost a pione...

Bandai Namco releases game's system requirements, new leak reveals character DLC Bandai Namco releases game's system requirements, new leak reveals character DLC

Those of you that have pre-ordered the upcoming title will have access to the open beta a day early, on January 13th, at 12am PST/3am EST. Aside from the game's story campaign, it is also said to feature a 3 versus 3 character battle mode that allo...

Regular Ibuprofen Use May Contribute to Male Infertility, Study Says

Before now, he says, "most warnings regarding this family of painkillers have focused on limiting long-term use in the elderly to prevent gastrointestinal, renal and cardiac adverse effects". As a fun added bonus, previous research has found a link...

Rumor: iPhone SE 2 will feature glass back, possibly for wireless charging Rumor: iPhone SE 2 will feature glass back, possibly for wireless charging

Indeed, the iPhone SE has proven to be one of the most appealing smartphone options that Apple offers. This line of phones has generally been Apple's more affordable smartphone, combining excellent performance and the fluidity of the Apple operatin...

France Probes Apple Over Allegations Of 'planned Obsolescence' In IPhone France Probes Apple Over Allegations Of 'planned Obsolescence' In IPhone

Companies found guilty of doing so risk fines of up to five per cent of their annual sales. The company said this was to extend the performance of the phone, which uses less power when running at slower speeds, and was to prevent unexpected shutdow...

Do Not Disturb Feature Coming to Xbox One Do Not Disturb Feature Coming to Xbox One

In order to combat this issue, appearing offline is the only option, but not for long. There are more updates coming towards Xbox One user which include guide menu: The first gadget is, " Next Achievement ", provides a location to keep a heads up...

Sennheiser HD 820 Closed Dynamic Headphones Unveiled For $2400 Sennheiser HD 820 Closed Dynamic Headphones Unveiled For $2400

The Sennheiser HD 820 headphones are now available to preorder priced at $2,400 and are expected to start shipping out to customers in the next couple of months. At last year's CES , Sennheiser wowed audiences with its Ambeo Smart Headset, which...

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Turn 2018 Golden Globes Into Date Night Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Turn 2018 Golden Globes Into Date Night

Kidman also shared a photo with her " Big Little Lies " co-stars, namely, Laura Dern , Zoe Kravitz , Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley , who she called "sisters". But this time it was Keith who was on the receiving end of a smacker on the...

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...

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