Thursday July 9-th, 2020

Twitter advises Android users against installing crash-prone update

Well, Twitter officially acknowledged the issues with the Android app of Twitter and posted an update with the official account of Twitter Support. Twitter is advising Android users to hold off updating to the latest version of its app after it was...

Apple gains in courtroom quarrel with previous iPhone processor chip Apple gains in courtroom quarrel with previous iPhone processor chip

The judge also dismissed a claim by Williams that Apple invaded his privacy by viewing text messages to coworkers that were critical of the Cupertino company. Claude Stern, a lawyer for Williams, intends to contest the judge's findings at a hearing i...

Google takes another stab at its Pixel Buds Google takes another stab at its Pixel Buds

At this stage in the process, it's not that much of a hop, skip and jump to conclude that Google will be ready to release them alongside its rumoured Pixel 4a smartphones, which are expected to arrive precisely one year on from 2019's Pixel 3a line, ...

ByteDance Readying Assault on Tencent's Mobile Gaming Kingdom ByteDance Readying Assault on Tencent's Mobile Gaming Kingdom

The gaming industry is dominated by Tencent. Now, ByteDance , another booming Chinese company that's most well known for its social media platform Tiktok , is breaking into the gaming industry. Only time will tell if ByteDance can take videos of ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy Z Flip pricing leaked Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy Z Flip pricing leaked

We know that Samsung is holding an Unpack event on the 11th of February and these devices should be announced on that day. According to Gadgets 360 , the Galaxy Note 10 Lite that was launched in India comes in two variants. OnePlus 7T features...

The 2020 tax filing season opens January 27 The 2020 tax filing season opens January 27

Whether you have a simple financial situation or your taxes comes with a plethora of side hustles, stocks, bonds and rental properties, there's a specific tax filing software that will make filing your taxes a piece of cake. Meanwhile, those who own ...

Telecom companies approach SC seeking time to pay AGR dues Telecom companies approach SC seeking time to pay AGR dues

Last week, the top court had dismissed a review petition by various telecom companies challenging its judgement in the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) case, according to which these companies have to pay around Rs 92,000 crore to the Centre till J...

Beyoncé Surprises Celebrity Friends with IVY Park x Adidas Collection Gifting Box Beyoncé Surprises Celebrity Friends with IVY Park x Adidas Collection Gifting Box

Jay-Z's wife also sent boxes of a limited supply of clothing and shoes from her collection to the stars who use social media to help her make the launch a great success. She had some candy phrases for her pre-teen son, Kiyan, by stating: "They're eac...

Dark Mode on WhatsApp Rolls out for Android Users Dark Mode on WhatsApp Rolls out for Android Users

Dark mode has benefits like ease of use during night time and better battery life for people with OLED screens. To get this feature, you will have to update the beta version of the app to v2.20.13. After being enabled the whole user interface (UI) ...

Opera Allegedly Offering Predatory Loans Via Android Apps Opera Allegedly Offering Predatory Loans Via Android Apps

The apps claim to offer maximum annual percentage rates of 33 per cent or less, but the report claimed that in reality, the rates were much higher - ranging between 365 to 438 per cent in some cases. But with all of the apps removed from the Google ...

Saudi crown prince 'hacked Jeff Bezos's phone with WhatsApp message' Saudi crown prince 'hacked Jeff Bezos's phone with WhatsApp message'

That file was likely infected with malware, and in a matter of hours large amounts of data were extracted from Bezos's phone. The discovery may help to explain (or at least raise questions about) how the National Enquirer received intimate photos...

Smartphone shipments will grow thanks to 5G, but not for long Smartphone shipments will grow thanks to 5G, but not for long

According to Gartner, global device (PC, tablet, and smartphones) shipments will reach 2.16 billion units in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 0.9%. That number is interesting because it means that Gartner believes that there are only 1.25 billion P...

Acer announces two new Windows laptops and a Chromebook for education Acer announces two new Windows laptops and a Chromebook for education

Acer says that this aspect ratio will help with vertical viewing and improve productivity among students, presumably because it allows more to fit on a page before students need to scroll. The Chromebook 712 has been designed for education and includ...

Half-Life series free-to-play via Steam until Half-Life: Alyx release

As Valve gears up for the launch of its first official Half-Life game in 13 years, the developer has given fans a big freebie to tide them over while they wait for March 2020: every previous official Half-Life game for free. The event page the ...

PlayStation 5 Controller Could Be Called DualShock 5, Backwards Compatible With PS4 PlayStation 5 Controller Could Be Called DualShock 5, Backwards Compatible With PS4

There's nothing in this line that should cause a lot of noise among fans. Simply press play on the below video to watch the trailer. It appears that for a short time, on a page that explained the differences between the PS4 and PS4 Pro, the PlayStati...

Jose Altuve Confident Astros Will 'Be In World Series' Again Jose Altuve Confident Astros Will 'Be In World Series' Again

The resolution, co-sponsored by Councilmen Gil Cedillo and Paul Koretz, originated after Commissioner Rob Manfred released a nine-page report on January 13 detailing how the Astros used technology in violation of baseball rules to steal opposing team...

Left 4 Dead 3 is not happening, Valve confirms Left 4 Dead 3 is not happening, Valve confirms

Sadly, none of those various projects ever received full backing, nor did they begin development in earnest. It is clear that some people have fun creating disinformation to feed their community and other brands. The statement follows an uptick in ru...

Instagram deletes the IGTV button because hardly anybody was using it Instagram deletes the IGTV button because hardly anybody was using it

There have been a number of concessions over IGTV in the past. Instagram is removing the IGTV icon from its main app. Apart from this, Instagram in an update recently introduced four new features to share Boomerang Stories: SlowMo, Echo, Duo and ...

Sega promises new Sonic the Hedgehog announcements every month in 2020 Sega promises new Sonic the Hedgehog announcements every month in 2020

New games release frequently, and while the forthcoming live action film has proved. divisive, it demonstrates that Sega is still dedicated to the old blue thing. Sega also released the key artwork in the form of PC and smartphone wallpapers, as well...

Godfall early 2019 internal trailer leaked Godfall early 2019 internal trailer leaked

Next, it shows a parry, with the playable character's weapon clashing with the enemy's. The footage, which emerged on Reddit, is our first proper look at the game. Reddit user YeaQuarterDongIng who posted the video claims that the shared footage was ...

Qualcomm Announced Snapdragon 720G Mobile Platform Qualcomm Announced Snapdragon 720G Mobile Platform

The "G" in the chipset's name refers to its focus on gaming, so expect 10-bit HDR and the same anti-cheating measures Qualcomm built into the premium Snapdragon 855. There is a Snapdragon X11 LTE modem with downlink speeds of up to 390Mbps and uplink...

OnePlus 8 Pro hands-on image leaks, revealing 120Hz refresh rate settings OnePlus 8 Pro hands-on image leaks, revealing 120Hz refresh rate settings

The OnePlus 8 Pro will be the top-end model among the three. Even better, we can see that the 120Hz refresh rate will be optional. The leaked image in the report could be a pre-production unit. The image shows three options: 120Hz, 90Hz, and 60Hz...

Fortnite x TikTok Emote Royale: How to enter new Boogie Down Contest Fortnite x TikTok Emote Royale: How to enter new Boogie Down Contest

Those looking to participate in the #EmoteRoyaleContest must submit their own original dance move in the form of a TikTok video with music, which is the standared medium for TikTok content creation. Fortnite is known for its dancing, with the "floss...

Samsung may invest $500m to set up display factory Samsung may invest $500m to set up display factory

With this new unit, the Korea-based company would be looking to increase its dominance in the smartphone screen manufacturing space. As part of the plan, Samsung India will offer a three-year loan of 35 billion rupees and transfer a parcel of lan...

Three new Pocophone F2 may be on their way for this 2020 Three new Pocophone F2 may be on their way for this 2020

Poco F2 Lite has been spotted online, and it reveals some crucial data about the upcoming Poco smartphone. A new leak has surfaced about this budget smartphone, in which the live image of this smartphone has been revealed. As for the battery, 5,00...

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