Thursday August 16-th, 2018

Brush Fire Scorches 100 Acres Near Pinyon Pines as Cranston Fire Burns Brush Fire Scorches 100 Acres Near Pinyon Pines as Cranston Fire Burns

An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes, and forcing thousands t...

Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9 Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9

Samsung will also offer a rugged Protective Silicone Cover with a built-in kickstand which is USA military standard MIL-STD 810G certified and able to withstand a fall of as much as 1.8 metres. Translated into consumer, it means Huawei wants the atte...

Amazon powers up profits as footprint grows Amazon powers up profits as footprint grows

The world's largest e-commerce company said third-quarter operating income will surge to as much as US$2.4 billion, compared with the average analyst estimate of US$1.28 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The quarter did not include ...

Police arrest man in connection to California wildfires

In a matter of hours it grew to 7.5 square miles, threatening an estimated 600 homes and forcing the evacuation of Idyllwild, authorities say. The smoke reduced visibility and posed health risks to visitors in the popular tourist destination as wel...

Nikon mirrorless camera: First details official Nikon mirrorless camera: First details official

As if the possibility were in question, Nikon also made sure to mention that they'd be continuing to develop Nikon Digital-SLR cameras as well - and NIKKOR lenses, too. Instead, the new mirrorless camera will feature a full-frame sensor which promi...

Intel Core i7-9700K rumored to abandon hyper-threading Intel Core i7-9700K rumored to abandon hyper-threading

Benchmarks for what appear to be Intel's ninth-generation Core i7 processors have been found in the SiSoft Sandra database, Ars Technica reported . It works at 3.7GHz base and 4.5GHz maximum Turbo clock, 9MB of cache, and has the same 95W TPD. A...

Samsung Unveils ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Smartphone Display Panel Samsung Unveils ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Smartphone Display Panel

Everyone dreads dropping their smartphone because of how easy it is to crack the cover glass, but Samsung could make such fears a thing of the past through a combination of a flexible OLED panel and fortified plastic. Samsung even says the company ...

Qualcomm Unveils First mmWave and Sub-6GHz 5G Antennas for Smartphones Qualcomm Unveils First mmWave and Sub-6GHz 5G Antennas for Smartphones

More importantly, it's small enough that device manufacturers can integrate three or four antenna modules into each device, meaning that there's less of a chance your hand and body will be blocking all the antennas at once. Qualcomm mentions that the...

April the Giraffe is pregnant - again April the Giraffe is pregnant - again

This is no tall tale - April the Giraffe is pregnant again . Now park owner Jordan Patch has confirmed April is due to give birth again. Patch said he is elated to share with the world that April is pregnant again because not only is it exciti...

Facebook is building a satellite Facebook is building a satellite

Facebook spokesperson informed Wired that it's too early to share specifics about the satellite project. In 2016, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket would have had to place the first satellite created by Facebook, but the plan failed due to an explosion.

Google Chrome is now marking all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ Google Chrome is now marking all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’

To recall, Google had started the trend of marking HTTP sites as "not secure" with the Chrome 56 release that was debuted in January previous year. Clicking on the sign leads to a drop down menu that warns users "against entering any sensitive in...

Apple’s iPhones are slower than Samsung and Google’s devices in internet speeds Apple’s iPhones are slower than Samsung and Google’s devices in internet speeds

Regardless of these findings though, Apple is still king in the smartphone wars and continues to outsell the competition. The results showed the advantage of the Snapdragon processor 845 with integrated LTE modem X20 before Intel XMM 7360 7480 an...

MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says

Until now, this chip has been in danger of overheating when running continuously, so it slows itself down to prevent damage. The company is releasing an emergency patch for macOS that will help fix this problem that resulted in unexpected thermal thr...

To Stop Phishing, Google Gave Security Keys to All Employees To Stop Phishing, Google Gave Security Keys to All Employees

The key allows the user to login by inserting the USB device and pushing a button on the device, which means that without the physical key, a malicious actor can not successfully login as the employee. According to a recent article at 9to5Mac.com , ...

Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Console ROM and Emulator Sites Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Console ROM and Emulator Sites

Nintendo highlights this so called commercial infringement several times throughout the filings, essentially saying that the sites' owner makes money off of Nintendo's products and intellectual property. Both sites are allegedly owned by Jacob Mathi...

Honor 9N with glass design, notch screen, dual cameras launched: Know more Honor 9N with glass design, notch screen, dual cameras launched: Know more

He said that sales of company has accelerated after it looked at need of consumers at various price points. This is because the specifications are found in the older Honor 7X and the Honor 9 Lite as well. The major area where the AI capabilities ...

Bethesda sheds light on how Fallout 76's beta will work Bethesda sheds light on how Fallout 76's beta will work

The Fallout 76 forum has been updated with a brief post about the start of the first round of closed beta testing. "We're blown away by the response to the B.E.T.A". Let us know down in the comments! A news post on Bethesda's forum has recent...

Xbox Scarlett Cloud could be the streaming-only Xbox out in 2020 Xbox Scarlett Cloud could be the streaming-only Xbox out in 2020

There is clearly a market to be tapped here, as seen with Nintendo's portable Switch console, which has already seen a huge amount of traction bringing Xbox- and PC-staple core games like DOOM and Skyrim into the palms of gamers' hands. Which is an a...

Rumour Watch 2018: GeForce GTX 1170 Benchmarks Faster than NVIDIA's 1080 Ti Rumour Watch 2018: GeForce GTX 1170 Benchmarks Faster than NVIDIA's 1080 Ti

The email also purportedly goes on to explain the GTX 11-series was delayed due to an overstock of 10xx GPUs. From what I can tell, regardless of whether this email is a fake or not, the launch dates of the NVIDIA Turing GPUs are fairly close.

Samsung 'Wireless Charger Duo' might appear with Galaxy Note 9 at Unpacked Samsung 'Wireless Charger Duo' might appear with Galaxy Note 9 at Unpacked

Do you know about this "mysterious" button on Samsung Galaxy Note 9, what does it do? There have been many rumors of a new Samsung smartwatch , some suggesting it could take the name Gear S4, but this latest leak strongly suggests the Galaxy...

Fortnite Patch v5.10 Adds a New SMG, Birthday Goodies and More Fortnite Patch v5.10 Adds a New SMG, Birthday Goodies and More

This follows today's launch of Fortnite's massive one-year anniversary event, which it's celebrating with fresh cosmetics, challenges and birthday-themed quests . Games Inbox: Do you have a new video game ritual? You'll also find birthday llama...

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 pricing and RAM/storage variants leak Xiaomi Pocophone F1 pricing and RAM/storage variants leak

The Mi A2 Lite is the same Redmi 6 Pro smartphone which Xiaomi launched in China late last month. What's Changed From The Mi A1 To The Mi A2? So when will you be able to get one of these phones, and how much will they cost? Because the Mi...

This Uber Driver Got Suspended for Livestreaming Riders Without Permission This Uber Driver Got Suspended for Livestreaming Riders Without Permission

An Uber driver has been suspended after recording hundreds of riders without their permission and streamed the live video online, a report said. Jason Gargac of Florissant, Missouri , had been driving for Uber and Lyft since March, live-streaming ...

Sony announces 48-megapixel smartphone camera sensor Sony announces 48-megapixel smartphone camera sensor

That conversion is how the company arrives at that 48-MP effective resolution. But it's worth taking a look outside the box, as Nokia introduced smartphone cameras with 40MP years ago, the Nokia 808 PureView and Lumia 1020, which were twice the siz...

Here's A Look At The Mega Man: Fully Charged Animated Series Here's A Look At The Mega Man: Fully Charged Animated Series

With enemies both out and about under a twilight sky and hiding away in tents propped up along your path, you'll have to watch your step navigating the platforms and perils scattered around the stage. Torch Man is surprisingly nimble, showing that he...

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