Friday April 19-th, 2019

Apple could launch two new low-priced iPads in early 2019 Apple could launch two new low-priced iPads in early 2019

While it seems that Apple is trying to capitalize on its iPad Pros capabilities as "computer replacements", it hasn't completely forgotten about its non-Pro slates. Amusingly, DigiTimes even previously suggested that the iPad mini 4 would be the...

A Fortnite security flaw exposed player accounts to hackers A Fortnite security flaw exposed player accounts to hackers

There doesn't seem to be any evidence that the vulnerability was ever exploited... at least, not on a grand scale. "By discovering a vulnerability found in some of [Fortnite owner] Epic Games' sub-domains, an XSS attack was permissible with t...

Are Facebook employees writing positive Portal reviews on Amazon? Are Facebook employees writing positive Portal reviews on Amazon?

New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose was the first to spot that stellar reviews were being left by people with the same names as Facebook employees . This may indirectly help the Menlo Park, California-headquartered company persuade a large ...

PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update to bring better loot distribution, company confirms PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update to bring better loot distribution, company confirms

While these footprints and tracks won't stay around forever, they will make it much easier for players to know if opponents passed by an area recently. And we finally came across leaked information that the zombie mode might be releasing along with t...

Facebook denies '10-year challenge' is all a data-harvesting ploy Facebook denies '10-year challenge' is all a data-harvesting ploy

Suspicions were raised this week that the 10-year challenge, which has people sharing dramatic side-by-side photos of how their appearance has changed, is part of a sinister Facebook campaign to upgrade its creepy facial recognition robots.

Westworld mobile game will shut down following Bethesda settlement Westworld mobile game will shut down following Bethesda settlement

If you've still got the game and are itching to get a little more play time in before it's gone for good, you might want to go ahead and do that now. Terms of the settlement deal between Bethesda and Behaviour were never made public, so it's impossib...

Tokyo Disney Hotel is getting a Kingdom Hearts room Tokyo Disney Hotel is getting a Kingdom Hearts room

Kingdom Hearts III is set to be released on 25 January 2019. Pictured here is the Kingdom Hearts Special Room , and while that straightforward name might seem pretty pedestrian coming from a franchise with games with titles like Kingdom Hearts 3...

Motorola Razr making a pricey comeback on Verizon Wireless Motorola Razr making a pricey comeback on Verizon Wireless

The Motorola Razr became a legend in its early days as an ultra-slim flip phone and its smart, non-foldable successors never managed to reach the same level of popularity. For all the talk of foldable screens coming to major phones, manufacturers l...

Google adds support for RCS chat to its mobile virtual network Google adds support for RCS chat to its mobile virtual network

The internet giant announced its plans to focus on RCS within its Messages app last month , as it revealed it would be killing off its Allo chat app in favour of promoting the RCS standard. RCS messaging has already become available to subscrib...

UCLA gymnast breaks the internet with unbelievable routine UCLA gymnast breaks the internet with unbelievable routine

The routine she performed this weekend may have gotten her a ideal 10, however, the UCLA Gymnastics Twitter account said: "A 10 isn't enough for this routine". And she did so with a huge, infectious smile across her face that made it impossible not...

New Oppo smartphone camera rumored to have 10x optical zoom New Oppo smartphone camera rumored to have 10x optical zoom

Unfortunately, the design never materialized into a consumer product but that doesn't mean Oppo gave up on the idea. Still, there is a chance that we could see the inclusion of a 10X hybrid optical zoom on the OnePlus 7, or a future OnePlus model.

Orange Shirt Kid's mom is suing Fortnite developer Epic Games Orange Shirt Kid's mom is suing Fortnite developer Epic Games

The Orange Shirt Kid's Orange Justice dance was famously added to the game after losing Fortnite's Boogiedown Contest only for the game's community to rally enough for the developers to include the submission as a new emote. The contest rules s...

Another PS4 Game Now Supports Cross-Play Another PS4 Game Now Supports Cross-Play

However, if you want to play with friends on other platforms before the update releases, you can just create or join a private match. According to Psyonix, cross-play will be enabled on PS4 by default, although players will be able to opt in or out...

Windows 7 extended support ends in exactly one year's time Windows 7 extended support ends in exactly one year's time

In other words, in one year when Microsoft retires the operating system, I expect Windows 7 to remain a popular choice on desktop computers across the world, despite the obvious security risks. In 2012, the computer giant made a decision to extend f...

Ford just unveiled the most powerful Mustang ever to hit the streets Ford just unveiled the most powerful Mustang ever to hit the streets

This is, says Ford , the fastest street-legal Mustang it has ever produced. Ford didn't detail pricing, but the Mustang Shelby 500GT will go on sale later this year. A revised suspension geometry, a new electronic power steering unit and lighter...

OnePlus 7 live image surfaces online, might be a slider phone OnePlus 7 live image surfaces online, might be a slider phone

However, the device on the left has "Never Settle" widget on the screen and notification icons, resembling the OnePlus devices. That could either be a variant of the OnePlus 7 geared for 5G-ready markets, or a new device altogether. From the get-go...

Ford Explorer ST Packs 400 HP And Looks The Part

Ford's re-engineered Explorer is officially the automaker's most powerful SUV ever thanks to a 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine, projected to put down 400 HP and 415 lb-ft (562 Nm) of torque. Ford claims that this year it's introducing a whole slew of hy...

Nokia 3.1 Plus price officially slashed to Rs 9999 in India Nokia 3.1 Plus price officially slashed to Rs 9999 in India

HMD Global , the company which holds the license to manufacture Nokia branded smartphones, launched the Nokia 3.1 Plus in October a year ago. This is perhaps why HMD has finally made a decision to give the Nokia 3.1 Plus a price drop of around Rs 1...

New Software Aims To Eliminate Netflix Password Sharing New Software Aims To Eliminate Netflix Password Sharing

The tool uses AI, machine learning and behavioural analytics to spot the various locations a particular account is simultaneously active at, and provides real-time reports to the clients, who can either turn this into incremental revenue or take step...

Fallout 76 players find secret items from glitchy Fallout 76 players find secret items from glitchy "developer room"

One of the primary complaints players have with Fallout 76 is its lack of traditional, quest-giving human NPCs. Developer rooms typically hold pretty much every item now in the game, along with special boxes containing new items that will release...

Business Intelligence Platform Market by Type, Stage, End-User Business Intelligence Platform Market by Type, Stage, End-User

The report spread across 137 with table and figures in it. The report also presents forecasts for Business Intelligence In Healthcare investments from 2019 till 2025. Key Market Highlights: The report provides an in-depth analysis on some of t...

VLC announces Apple AirPlay support, feature may come to Windows app VLC announces Apple AirPlay support, feature may come to Windows app

Said milestone comes in the form of 3 billion downloads of the software, with the team behind the media player setting up a counter at their booth at CES 2019 this week. Last but not least, VLC devs plan to build a better media library for the ap...

Toyota confirms Supra's return to Super GT Toyota confirms Supra's return to Super GT

That's because a video has been posted to Twitter via Toyota Mexico and guess what the star is? The truth is that since the Supra has been in the making for so long, people have begun to lose interest in the vehicle. The leaked video doesn't show...

‘Red Dead Online’ Gets Battle Royale Mode ‘Red Dead Online’ Gets Battle Royale Mode

The new game mode will include up to 32 players dropped into a battle, with the last player standing as they search for weapons and ammunition in a shrinking play area. Players will incur time-sensitive bounties for committing crimes, which will brin...

Microsoft Targeting 7GB of Reserved Storage for Windows 10 Updates Microsoft Targeting 7GB of Reserved Storage for Windows 10 Updates

Microsoft has made a big change to how it handles Windows 10 updates on your PC. This is because of the fact that you might have to install a particular update that is coming your way, an update that would make it necessary for you to look into de...

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