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Samsung Galaxy S8 spotted running on Android Oreo 8.0 update


It includes improved stability in Google Maps, along with general device stability improvements, and performance improvements. The phablet has broken pre-order sales in the U.S. So should you pick the Note 8 over the S8 or S8 Plus? The cheeky deal runs from now until October 8th with Samsung's only conditions stating that the iPhone must be able to power up, be an iPhone 4 or newer and must not be a blacklisted device. Read More »

Apple Watch With LTE Will Change The Way People Think About Smartwatches


Cellular today announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , and Apple Watch Series 3 , an awesome health and fitness companion. Instantly, exercising becomes a whole lot lighter, as you'll be able to bring only the Apple Watch for phone calls and music playback, using Bluetooth earphones like the Apple AirPods (or any other perfectly decent pair of wireless earphones) to slim down. Read More »

Apple is no longer selling its Series 2 watch

Pre-order either new iPhone by midnight on September 21st and O2 will aim to get your phone to you as soon as the next day. Of course, one of the most important parts of any smartphone is the camera. Just like the iPhone 8-series, the iPhone X will be available in two variants- 64GB and 256GB and it will be priced at Rs 89,000 and a whopping Rs 102,000 respectively. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds breaks Steam record for most concurrent players on the service


Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is in seventh place, followed by ARK: Survival Evolved, Football Manager 2017 and Warframe. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has already sold more than 10 million copies. Microsoft is likely hoping that its massive popularity on Steam will translate to the Xbox One, and help improve sales for the Xbox One S and the upcoming Xbox One X to allow the consoles to better compete with the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Read More »

Two Militants Killed in J&K as Army Foils Infiltration Bid


On Thursday, a key commander of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and the mastermind of the Amarnath yatra attack, Abu Ismail was shot dead in a 3 minute encounter by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. However, the Army foiled their bid and neutralised them in the process. In Gurez sector of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, five armed infiltrators were killed during counter infiltration operation in July. Read More »

Serena Williams' Daughter Already Has Her Own Instagram Account


She looked stunning as she captioned her social media post with the news she's back in the pair of skimpy shorts just two weeks after giving birth. Just hours before, Serena posted a sweet picture of her daughter wearing a baby gro which said: "Smart and strong like my mama". Read More »

Essential Phone can now be used on Verizon networks


Headphone jacks are pretty big components and they don't play nice with all-screen Phone architectures. "He graciously called me at 3AM today so we could talk about some specifics for our design". Users also wondered what's the status on the other color versions of the phone. The Essential Phone already ships with the USB-C to 3.5mm headphone port adapter in the box so users can continue using their regular wired audio accessories. Read More »

Android backups are auto-deleted after an inactivity period


According to Reddit user Tanglebrook , there also is no option available to use paid Google Drive storage to maintain older backups either. If users are willing to go so far as to unlock their bootloader and flash a custom recovery, the TWRP recovery comes with a built-in backup option that can back up app data , system settings, and other things as a user chooses, or even back up the full system image in case of a catastrophe. Read More »

Budget plan: New cellphone tax, reduced tax credits


If the governor does veto the budget, lawmakers have until October 1 to get a budget signed or there will be another executive order. A 10 percent charge on fantasy sports' companies gross receipts tied to CT patrons only would yield $500,000 in the first year of the new budget and $700,000 in the second. Read More »

Made bomb injures 22 on London commuter train


The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that an Irish person was injured in Tube bomb attack in London yesterday. Parsons Green station has re-opened after the attack . The explosion, caused by the detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED), took place during morning rush hour on Friday at Parsons Green Station. Read More »

Why You Should Wait for the Next iPhone

From 2008 to 2014, customers could purchase a new iPhone for $199, with entry-level iPhone prices increasing sharply with the launch of the iPhone 6s. Priced at €199 for 32GB or €219 for 64GB, you can pre-order this gadget here. None of the other major USA carriers are imposing data speed caps on the Apple Watch . Read More »

Microsoft Azure Endowed With Powerful Encryption


Microsoft also plans to demonstrate the technology at the upcoming Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla. The TEE protections are set by the execution of code that is created within the TEE. Russinovich said confidential computing has applicability in, for example, finance, where personal portfolio data and wealth management strategies would no longer be visible outside of a TEE. Read More »

Casemiro urges Gareth Bale to ignore the Real Madrid boo-boys

With his ability we always want to have him available'. 'But we have achieved three important [Champions League] points for us, especially to gain confidence ahead of a hard match we have against Real Sociedad on Sunday'. "Maybe the "Decima" goal was the most important of my career", he said. "I've played against and alongside some exceptional players, but I would say that Cristiano is the most complete player I have seen". Read More »

Hurricane Irma Ravages Richard Branson's Caribbean Island


Under OECD rules the island nations are classed as too wealthy to qualify for overseas aid, even though their economies have been shattered along with their buildings and infrastructure. Dixon Strickling evacuated with her family to Puerto Rico with help from volunteers. Along with other U.S. Virgin Islands residents who found themselves stateside when the storm hit, Vann, 32, helped launch the Virgin Islands Relief Fund . Read More »

Facebook to open artificial intelligence lab in Montreal


To lead the lab Facebook has tapped Joelle Pineau , an associate professor of Montreal's McGill University whose academic papers on conversational agents and other topics through the years have been frequently cited. Its venture arm was also among investors in Element AI's $137.5 million funding round . In addition to the lab, Facebook will invest 7 million Canadian dollars (US$5.75 million) in the broader Montréal-based AI community through partnerships with the Canadian Institute for ... Read More »

Animoji, what? Snapchat debuts World Lenses for Bitmoji


The Bitmoji World Lenses are rolling out to Android and iOS users so make sure you update your Snapchat app to the latest version. All iPhone owners should be able to use the Snapchat Bitmoji World Lenses now and it will arrive on Android in the near future. Read More »

Arsenal's Europa League match delayed by an hour amid disorder

Five arrests were made during the evening. "Following last night's match we would like to stress that fan safety was always our paramount concern and informed all decisions made", Arsenal said in a statement. Cologne fans were clearly visible in home sections all around the stadium and a video posted on social media appeared to show fans fighting with stewards in the stands before kick-off. Read More »

Chrome 64 Will Block Noisy Autoplay Videos


This change will persist even when you close your browser session, and then later return, Google notes. Google will assume you're interested in the media and the content will autoplay if you tap or click somewhere on the site during the browsing session, have added the site to the Home Screen of your mobile device, or have frequently played media on that site on your desktop in the past. Read More »

Bose Making Google Assistant-Enabled Headphones


Its naming suggests that it's an exact replica of Bose's already excellent QuietComfort 35 headphones but with a Google's voice assistant baked in. It's believed that the wireless headphones will be available in two color options: black and silver. As for the headphones itself, the QuietComfort 35 II still seems to have the usual bells and whistles: adjustable noise cancelation , noise-rejecting dual microphones, and more. Read More »

Equifax reportedly used "admin" as password in Argentina


The Equifax data breach has left almost half the us population's personal information at risk. As you may be well aware by now, Equifax last week disclosed a breach impacting approximately 143 million U.S. Check your credit reports from the three major credit reporting agencies: Visit to check your credit reports for free to check for suspicious activity; each credit reporting agency must give you a free copy once a year. Read More »

Toshiba Looks to Bain Capital Team Again for Chip Unit Sale (News)


Wednesday marks the third time the embattled Japanese conglomerate has failed to meet a target date to sell the $18 billion business - the world's second-biggest producer of NAND memory chips. A CONSORTIUM led by Bain Capital has taken the lead in the race to buy Toshiba's memory business. Toshiba selected a Bain-backed group as its preferred bidder in the chip sale in June, as the Tokyo-based company sought to close the deal that month. Read More »

Facebook Snooze will temporarily hide people from your news feed


We're testing new ways to give people control over their News Feeds so they can stay connected with the stories they find most relevant. Snooze will let you temporarily mute news feed from a friend or a page. And after the unfollow period, news from that page or person will start appearing on your news feed again. Facebook is testing out a new feature that would let users temporarily unfollow a friend or a Page. Read More »