Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

Wi-Fi routers with 6Gbps speeds are now a reality Wi-Fi routers with 6Gbps speeds are now a reality

Celeno Communications, the provider of smart, managed Wi-Fi solutions, has announced its Everest 802.11ax silicon solution created to address the demand for a high performance yet cost optimized solution as well as ensuring rapid migration of existi...

Vivo Showcases World's First Under-Glass Fingerprint Reading Smartphone at CES 2018

Chinese smartphone maker, Vivo has unveiled the first smartphone with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The feature was widely expected to arrive in Samsung Galaxy S flagship smartphones previous year. A fingerprint scanner under the display has...

Newcastle Utd hero Peter Beardsley accused of bullying Newcastle Utd hero Peter Beardsley accused of bullying

It is understood that 22-year-old midfielder Yasin Ben El-Mhanni has lodged a complaint against the former Magpies and England striker. The former England global is the subject of claims made by some of the club's young African players as well as L...

WiFi Alliance says new WPA3 wireless standard will focus on security WiFi Alliance says new WPA3 wireless standard will focus on security

The problems exposed by KRACK were patched, although issues with DEAUTH attacks and other weaknesses remain. Among the two teased features is something that the WiFi Alliance described as "a 192-bit security suite, aligned with the Commercial...

HP's new Spectre x360 15 is for creatives who crave more power HP's new Spectre x360 15 is for creatives who crave more power

The company has, additionally, announced some accessories such as the HP Tilt Pen, the Spectre USB Type-C power pack, and the Spectre USB Type-C travel dock. At 1.69 pounds with a 12.3-inch touch WUXGA+ display, the ENVY x2 is a more portable optio...

Honor bringing the View10 to the U.S., intros red Honor 7X Honor bringing the View10 to the U.S., intros red Honor 7X

According to sources, the new update will be made available to all variants of Honor 7X . Honor says this will be the first time that such a function has been seen on a global device with a sub-$200 price tag, adding that the update would arri...

JBL Everest headphones feature built-in Google Assistant JBL Everest headphones feature built-in Google Assistant

It is the biggest one among the three new models and features a carrying strap as it is inspired by the retro ghetto blasters. The JBL Xtreme 2 is priced at $300, while the compact Clip 3 is priced at $60; the small Go 2 will retail at $40.

TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

As the name implies, the new TCL Roku Smart Sound Bar is powered by the newly announced Roku Entertainment Assistant. The Roku Smart Soundbar works with the new Roku Entertainment Assistant, an enhanced voice assistant being rolled out to Roku OS d...

CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga

Lenovo has bumped the processors on the devices to 8th-generation Intel Kaby Lake apart from adding universal USB Type-C charging. It also offers the same far-field 360-degree microphones and Alexa tricks, ThinkShutter feature (and an option on an...

BlackBerry Motion hits the U.S. as Keyone get a Bronze Edition BlackBerry Motion hits the U.S. as Keyone get a Bronze Edition

There is one more catch: BlackBerry Mobile only intends to sell the Bronze Edition outside the USA, specifically in certain markets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This includes launching with key partners like AT&T, Sprint, Rogers, Bell, TELU...

Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America

The device comes with two different variants, 2GB RAM with 16 GB Storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage Capacity. "The big selling point for this phone is its compact nature - ASUS says it has squeezed a 5.7" display into a phone body the same...

Hyundai Fuel Cell EV First Look: Hyundai Prepares its New FCEV SUV Hyundai Fuel Cell EV First Look: Hyundai Prepares its New FCEV SUV

Though still a crossover, like the Tucson , the Nexo is based on a bespoke platform, meaning that it can be specifically tailored to the needs of hydrogen-powered cars. Hyundai is doubling down on its investment in electric vehicles you can gas up...

With ~3M units sold last month, PS4 surpasses 73M sales worldwide With ~3M units sold last month, PS4 surpasses 73M sales worldwide

In addition, more than 55.9 million PS4 games were sold during the same holiday window. Sales of Sony's PlayStation 4 aren't slowing down, with the manufacturer posting impressive holiday sales, pushing the console closer to the 75 million th...

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) for Xbox One receives new first-person modes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) for Xbox One receives new first-person modes

It was only available in Solo mode, but thanks to a server-side update earlier today, FPP has been expanded to include Duo, as well as Squad on both North American and European servers. This new report feature, the developer says on Steam's Communit...

'Assassin's Creed: Origins' rumors: New Game+ mode in the works? 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' rumors: New Game+ mode in the works?

With the first major expansion for the game on the way, we were expecting some updates to come around for Assassin's Creed Origins . The update will take players to an entirely new area of the game and have them take on the Romans who are occupying ...

Apple issues iOS, macOS update to fix Spectre chip vulnerability Apple issues iOS, macOS update to fix Spectre chip vulnerability

As to whether future patches will happen to address any vulnerabilities in Apple's own processor, that has yet to be revealed by Apple. True to its word, Apple today released two new updates: one for iOS and one for macOS. The flaws, discovere...

Intel CEO: Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws

These two flaws are inherent to modern computing platforms and have simply been overlooked for decades. You see, the CEO sold off $39 million worth of stock after the company was notified of the vulnerabilities present in Intel chips.

Samsung freezes out Alexa, opts for Bixby in Family Hub smart fridges Samsung freezes out Alexa, opts for Bixby in Family Hub smart fridges

These advancements will help consumers realize the benefits of a seamless and simple connected life". According to Samsung, all its smart home-connected devices will not only have IoT, but will also be integrated with "intelligence" by 2020.

Samsung will launch the Galaxy A8/A8 Samsung will launch the Galaxy A8/A8

It's said to have a metal unibody design that's just 8mm thickness, a 5.5-inch Full HD display, and a starting price around Rs. 15,000 (about $236). The On7 Prime will be powered by Samsung's in-house Exynos 7870 octa-core chipset along with ARM ...

Zuckerberg Sets New Year Resolution To 'Fix' Facebook Zuckerberg Sets New Year Resolution To 'Fix' Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know that he understands your concerns about Facebook. Mr Zuckerberg said he meant to focus on "important issues", which he listed as "protecting our community from abuse and hate, defending against interference by ...

Winter Olympics 2018 Threatened by Singapore-based Hackers Targeting Ice Hockey Groups Winter Olympics 2018 Threatened by Singapore-based Hackers Targeting Ice Hockey Groups

Security researchers at McAfee Inc. have found a campaign to target PyeongChang Olympics that began December 22, with the most recent activity appearing December 28. South Korea will discuss allowing athletes from rogue neighbor North Korea on Tue...

Oculus' first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi Oculus' first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi

Xiaomi is launching Oculus Go globally with Facebook/Oculus, and Xiaomi is designing a headset that is specifically tailored for the Chinese market. The announcement was missing a few key details - most notably, when the headset will actually be...

Ethereum becomes second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, overtaking Ripple Ethereum becomes second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, overtaking Ripple

Bitcoin increased in price by more than 1000 percent during 2017, whilst the value of Ethereum increased by about 700 percent. Ether now boasts a market cap of just over $111 billion, while ripple's value has shrunk to about $98 billion, ac...

Samsung flags record 4Q profit but misses expectations Samsung flags record 4Q profit but misses expectations

Operating profit was estimated at 15.1 trillion won (US$14.10 billion) in the October-December period previous year, up from 9.2 trillion won tallied during the same three months in 2016, the company said in a regulatory filing. "The home appliances ...

Greater Amazon Alexa Integration For 2018 Greater Amazon Alexa Integration For 2018

The new Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit follows Amazon's AVS Device SDK launch from a year ago, which enabled device makers to offer connected devices with Alexa integration . However, Vuzix has emerged as the first smartglass maker to showcase t...

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