Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Gigantamax Venusaur, Blastoise, and Pokemon Sword & Shield starters revealed Gigantamax Venusaur, Blastoise, and Pokemon Sword & Shield starters revealed

Galar Slowpoke and Galar Slowbro will be added to the games early. Rescue Team DX is a Game Freak-developed remake of the original Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance (GBA) games. Build a rescue team to take on mysterious, changing dungeons and stra...

Firefox gets patch for critical zeroday that’s being actively exploited Firefox gets patch for critical zeroday that’s being actively exploited

Mozilla said on Wednesday that it patched a zero-day vulnerability in the Firefox browser that could have allowed hackers to take over target systems. The latest bug follows two previous Firefox zero-day vulnerabilities, which attackers attemp...

CES 2020: Facebook argues it’s just as good on privacy as Apple CES 2020: Facebook argues it’s just as good on privacy as Apple

That's largely because the companies and stakeholders can't even agree what the problem is. "For example, minimise what's collected, minimise what's retained and minimise how it's shared consistent, while still providing the product or service that...

Appeals Court Keeps Block of Trump Immigration Rule in Place Appeals Court Keeps Block of Trump Immigration Rule in Place

Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay pending the Trump administration's appeal of a December 10 decision by a federal judge that barred the funding transfer". Trump has repeatedly made claims about "tremendous amounts of drugs" crossing into the U...

DuckDuckGo destroys Bing in Google's Android search auction in the EU DuckDuckGo destroys Bing in Google's Android search auction in the EU

One victor of the process is the increasingly popular, privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo, which Google lists as a potential alternative to its own search engine across 31 European countries. The choice screen will begin appearing on new devi...

Sony Intros New 8k HDR TVs at CES2020 Sony Intros New 8k HDR TVs at CES2020

The LG GX Gallery Series includes a 65-inch model that's just 20mm thick, letting it be mounted nearly completely flush on the wall. The premium ZX range is available in two sizes - 88 and 77-inch and as you'd expect from its range-topping positi...

Keep your PopGrip on with this wireless charger

PopPower is created to optimize charging with a PopGrip on your phone, and is the only charger on the market that is capable of charging through both a PopGrip and a thick phone case. In addition to the Popsockets that come with it, the PopPower Hom...

PS5’s ‘bigger’ features have yet to be revealed, says CEO PS5’s ‘bigger’ features have yet to be revealed, says CEO

So what will the PlayStation 5 do then? Hardware-based ray tracing support is one of them, implying the PS5 will bring huge CPU and GPU upgrades - and it's already confirmed that AMD is the supplier of chips for both the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Harvey Weinstein wants trial judge removed Harvey Weinstein wants trial judge removed

Judges seldom step aside from cases over such requests, but Weinstein's lawyers could be also making a play to make an issue of Burke's comments and rulings for a possible appeal. "There was no reason for the Los Angeles DA's Office to make the annou...

Dell introduces 5G-ready Latitude 9510 at CES 2020 Dell introduces 5G-ready Latitude 9510 at CES 2020

When it debuts next month, the latest Dell XPS 13 will be available with fingerprint-reader support and up to 32GB of RAM. The XPS 13 offers 10th Gen Intel Core processors and long battery life for the travelers, small business owners and cre...

Samsung Expects 4Q19 Operating Profits To Be Down 34% Year-Over-Year Samsung Expects 4Q19 Operating Profits To Be Down 34% Year-Over-Year

The South Korean tech giant is the world's largest smartphone and memory chips manufacturer and faced declining profits in both categories. Samsung has offered the strongest indication yet that its troubles could be over despite telling investors t...

TiVo Stream 4K with Android TV shows up at CES 2020 TiVo Stream 4K with Android TV shows up at CES 2020

The TiVo Stream 4K has been made official. With its partnership with Sling TV, it obviously means Sling TV content will be accessible from the new TiVo streaming device. In an interview with TechHive at CES 2020 , TiVo vice president of consumer p...

Twitter To Allow Users To Limit Replies On Their Tweets Twitter To Allow Users To Limit Replies On Their Tweets

The San-Fransisco based company has been experimenting with new features to fight harassment on its platform for a while. "As part of our work to help people feel safe participating in the conversation on Twitter , we want to give them more contro...

Audio-Technica intros ATH-ANC300TW noise-cancelling wireless earbuds Audio-Technica intros ATH-ANC300TW noise-cancelling wireless earbuds

The ATH-ANC300TW earbuds, as seen below, feature an in-ear design (way better than plastic earbuds, comparable to AirPods Pro) and look rather bulky in press renders. In Big Thief's Shark Smile, fuzzy distorted chords swept below hushed vocals and br...

Rep. Paul Gosar shares fake image of Obama with Iranian president Rep. Paul Gosar shares fake image of Obama with Iranian president

In response to a reporter who pointed out the inaccuracy of the image, Gosar published a vile message, claiming that he was not trying to depict the exact image, but instead express his dissatisfaction with Barack Obama . 1 sponsor of terror", h...

Belkin’s 3-in-1 Apple charger is a sensible version of AirPower Belkin’s 3-in-1 Apple charger is a sensible version of AirPower

Apple revealed AirPower at its iPhone X keynote in September 2017. Apple famously announced and then unceremoniously cancelled AirPower, its minimalist charging mat that it promised would be able to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods ...

Apple App Store breaks record, earns $386m in a day in 2020 Apple App Store breaks record, earns $386m in a day in 2020

Backdrop: 2019 was a transformative year for Apple's services business. There's not much here, frankly. Apple paid developers $38B in 2019, a quarter of what they've earned since the App Store launched in 2008 - $155B. Apple could soon offer consu...

Astronomers Fretting as SpaceX Ramps Up Starlink Launches Astronomers Fretting as SpaceX Ramps Up Starlink Launches

One of the satellites in this next batch of 60 got a darkening treatment to test whether SpaceX can further dim the spacecraft, helping to assuage worries from the astronomical community that the satellites' brightness will impact accurate data col...

Apple Confirms iPhone XR Hit by Lost Signal Issue in the UK

It's not clear how many users are affected by the issue and the best advice O2 has for its customers is taken straight from The IT Crowd: turn it off and then on again, although even this will only solve the problem temporarily. For those on O2, ...

HP Elite Dragonfly G2, Spectre x360 15 promises power and security anywhere HP Elite Dragonfly G2, Spectre x360 15 promises power and security anywhere

Just months after announcing the original Elite Dragonfly premium business ultraportable, which we reviewed and liked a lot, the company is announcing a G2 model available in late January. The elegant-looking laptop has all the top-level specificat...

Facebook exec says the company should stay the course for elections Facebook exec says the company should stay the course for elections

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fields a question during the first Republican presidential debate hosted by Fox News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena on August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. And he accused the left of overreach, ...

Chrome 80 will finally make notification requests less annoying Chrome 80 will finally make notification requests less annoying

The company says that this will help to reduce "the interruptiveness of notification permission requests", and hopefully provide a better user experience. After all, users will still want to get notifications from their calendars and other websites. ...

China's Byton Brings Electric M-Byte SUV to U.S. China's Byton Brings Electric M-Byte SUV to U.S.

The tie-up with Japan's fifth-largest trading firm is seen as a shot in the arm for Byton , which like many of China's young electric-car brands is desperate for fresh capital to finance growth following the withdrawal of government subsidies.

Record tech spending expected in United States this year: CES organiser Record tech spending expected in United States this year: CES organiser

Marcus Young, chief executive of the Amaryllo camera startup, said he finds it hard to convince customers to pay more for safeguards such as faster processors to allow end-to-end encryption when many cheaper but less secure options are available.

CES 2020: CES 2020: "TCL Unveils Folding Smartphone with 7.2" Display

It also features an 8-megapixel front camera, 6.22-inch HD+ screen, octa-core processor, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The Alcatel 3L also comes with a triple camera, including a main 48-megapixel sensor and 4-in-1 pixel technology and a 1...

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