Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Samsung Messages bug randomly sending photos to contacts

Samsung phones seem to be trying to take over the world, messaging random users' contacts and sending them messages and photos. There's no definitive list of Samsung phone models affected yet, and the issue may be related to recent software update...

HTC to lay off 1500 employees from its Taiwanese manufacturing division HTC to lay off 1500 employees from its Taiwanese manufacturing division

As per its own data, the company employs 6,450 employees globally as of June this year, meaning that this layoff represents about a quarter of its workforce. In a statement issued by the company, "Today HTC announces plans to optimize the manufactu...

Latest Android P Beta Takes Us Much Closer to the Final Release Latest Android P Beta Takes Us Much Closer to the Final Release

There aren't any new features in today's build, as it's really all about refining it so that it's polished enough to be considered a release candidate and a near-final system image. This would be similar to how Google Assistant and Google Lens ...

Here's what upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may look like Here's what upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may look like

Both the cameras come with LED flash. The rumor mill has also suggested in the past that the Tab S4 will drop the physical home button that Samsung has used on previous tablets and adopt a design that boasts minimized bezels. 2,750 in their MyJio a...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Features and Specifications Revealed Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Features and Specifications Revealed

In the United States and South Korea, the Galaxy Note 9 should arrive with a Qualcomm processor, while its global versions will arrive with an Exynos chip. Murtazin said there are some improvements made to the S Pen as well. Its high-end model may ...

California passes personal data protection law California passes personal data protection law

He said he would pull the measure from the ballot if the bill is signed into law by the Thursday deadline to withdraw initiatives. Jerry Brown signs it. Businesses can offer financial "incentives" for permission to collect consumer information....

Two killed, six hurt in mob attacks in Tripura Two killed, six hurt in mob attacks in Tripura

Hours earlier in West Tripura district south of Agartala , a mob of nearly 1,000 people attacked four traders from northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing one and leaving the others critically injured. "The accused hail from a tribal village where...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Likely to Come with All-screen Next Year Samsung Galaxy S10 Likely to Come with All-screen Next Year

Contrary to existing fingerprint scanners in the Samsung roster which require a physical area dedicated to scanning the user's fingerprint, these new biometric sensors allow owners to place their fingerprint directly on the screen to unlock the dev...

Red OnePlus 6 goes official, sales begin next week Red OnePlus 6 goes official, sales begin next week

As we said, you will be able to get the red OnePlus in all regions where the company sells it wares. Following in line with earlier hints of a Red color variant of the device, two images of the alleged device have now surfaced. The reservations of th...

Warner Bros. issues a response to Bethesda's Fallout Shelter lawsuit Warner Bros. issues a response to Bethesda's Fallout Shelter lawsuit

As one of the world's leading creators of intellectual property, including the ground-breaking television series Westworld , Warner Bros . has a deep respect for intellectual property rights. Likewise, it wants Westworld removed from the App Stor...

The Nintendo NES Classic Edition Relaunch - Getting a New Wireless Controller The Nintendo NES Classic Edition Relaunch - Getting a New Wireless Controller

You can also build your own bundle through Best Buy , including additional controllers or extension cords - with the short length of the original controller's cord, this is all but a required purchase. Amazon began listing the Nintendo Entertainm...

OnePlus 6 in red may be coming soon

Appropriately they have obtained two pictures of the supposed red OnePlus 6. So in all likelihood, a red OnePlus 6 is coming, and it's coming very soon - you'll see "July 2" towards the end of the video, so it's reasonable to assume the launch ...

Motorola to make mysterious ‘big announcement’ at its Chicago HQ in August Motorola to make mysterious ‘big announcement’ at its Chicago HQ in August

But it is unclear if it is just compact or a toned down version. The consensus speculation is this event will likely shed some official light on the Moto Z3 and/or the Motorola One Power . If you don't know, this is the first device from Motoro...

Huawei wants to lead the market with 5G phones Huawei wants to lead the market with 5G phones

Huaweis 5G core network is a cloud-based core network, which uses a service based architecture (SBA) to modularize network functions. Their baseband units and remote radio units are the same, their protocols are largely the same, and mobile internet ...

Nissan and Italdesign team up to build 530 kW GT-R50! Nissan and Italdesign team up to build 530 kW GT-R50!

Clearly it's been an interesting few months for Alfonso Albaisa, Nissan's senior vice president for global design. The Nissan GT-R50 concept is based on a 2018 Nissan GT-R Nismo. Two contrasting carbon-fibre finishes lend definition to the center c...

Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ is a ‘Pocketable’ Dual-Screen Surface Device Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ is a ‘Pocketable’ Dual-Screen Surface Device

A report on Friday from The Verge outlines a product codenamed "Andromeda" , a device name that has actually popped up several different times over the course of at least two years. Microsoft's Andromeda is being pitched as the next major disrupti...

Facebook gives admins more power over the groups they control on WhatsApp Facebook gives admins more power over the groups they control on WhatsApp

WhatsApp Messenger has introduced a new group messaging feature which only allows admins to send messages to a group. The feature would let admins set up a group where only admins are able to send messages. "Today, we're launching a new group set...

Apple Maps getting revamped to suck less Apple Maps getting revamped to suck less

Responding to complaints, Apple continued to refine the app annually, cleaning up its database and improving the UI. Apple Maps was very poorly received when it was released in September 2012. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Face ID would be Apple's...

[H]ardOCP: Facebook Payout in ZeniMax Suit Cut in Half [H]ardOCP: Facebook Payout in ZeniMax Suit Cut in Half

Facebook is still on the hook for $250 million for breach of contract and copyright infringement, plus $54 million for a year and a half of interest. The jury in the case decided that Oculus should pay $500 million in fines and damages. In a compa...

Amy Hennig Leaves EA to Start Indie Development Studio Amy Hennig Leaves EA to Start Indie Development Studio

It was recently revealed to Eurogamer that Uncharted creator Amy Hennig actually left EA earlier this year and though she's excited about her new independent studio, there's still news she has yet to address. "[Who] knows what the future may hold...

PUBG creator decides to drop copyright charges against Epic Games PUBG creator decides to drop copyright charges against Epic Games

Harvesting resources has been increased by 10 times and 100 llamas are spawned on the map in the new mode, allowing players enough material and time to create huge structures like a giant pyramid . Find out what the game delivered with the latest pa...

Amazon adds a 10-inch tablet to its line of kids products Amazon adds a 10-inch tablet to its line of kids products

It's worth noting here that the existing hands-free Alexa functionality on Fire tablets seems fairly similar to show mode , insofar as you can ask to see weather forecasts, news, connected camera footage, and so on. As a special introductory off...

Fortnite's Playground Mode Isn't Coming Back Tonight Fortnite's Playground Mode Isn't Coming Back Tonight

The details: PUBG Corp, the company behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , last month filed suit against Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite . The lawsuit sought court intervention to decide if Fortnite , or at least aspects of it, such as t...

Comcast outage widely reported across United States Comcast outage widely reported across United States

None of the impacted companies have yet to acknowledge the original cause of the problems. The outage began about 1 p.m. ET on Friday. According to the website downdetector.com, which tracks when "technology fails", Comcast is now failing its cus...

This Case Comes With Airbags To Protect Your Smartphone From Drops This Case Comes With Airbags To Protect Your Smartphone From Drops

As can be seen from the video above, the AD Case adds minimal bulk to the phone while offering substantial protection against drop-shock. Like we said this is more effective than other cases because the springs will help absorb and distribute the i...

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