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Head of Xbox Phil Spencer Promoted to Microsoft Leadership Group

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Spencer will now report directly to CEO Satya Nadella, as a member of his executive leadership team. Spencer was named head of Xbox in March 2014 , just after Nadella became CEO, replacing previous leader Marc Whitten. As previously stated, Spencer has played a key role in improving public opinion of the Xbox One, making an effort to make sure the system is focused more on gaming than being a general entertainment machine. Read More »

Samsung rolls out update to disable Bixby key

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To get the update for your Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 +, or Galaxy Note 8 , you have to download the latest TouchWiz Home screen app update first. According to Sammobile , Samsung appears to be slowly rolling this functionality out to users in the form of a Bixby update. Read More »

Sony Mobile launches the Xperia XZ1 and XA1 Plus in the UAE

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The Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (about Rs. 45,000) in the USA, and a fair premium on this price tag can be expected when it's brought to India. Xperia XA1 Ultra comes with quick charger, UCH-12, bundled with the phones and the company claims that with QC-3.0 charging the phone can be charged 60 percent in 45 minutes. Read More »

Apple's fitness-focused watchOS 4 is available for download

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Apple's iOS 11 , released yesterday, will not run many popular apps which have not been updated in the last two years, according to a BBC report . Some of these tutorials suggest the use of third party paid apps, so be warned. Open iTunes , you may need to sign into your Apple ID account. Read More »

OnePlus officially unveils OnePlus 5 JCC+

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The company is going to host a pop-up event in Paris on September 22 to showcase its " Callection " collection. Now, the new OnePlus 5 JCC Limited Edition comes with an exclusive design featuring bright colored hardware buttons along with an English script in Castelbajac's signature style engraved on the rear. Read More »

Wall St hits new record highs as financials, industrials gain

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The broader All Ordinaries Index is down 19.80 points or 0.34 percent to 5,752.60. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication. Its shares fell 0.6 percent. Spot gold was down 0.6 percent at $1,311.51 an ounce by 1346 GMT, having earlier touched $1,309.63, its lowest since August 31. Read More »

Twitter says it suspended 300000 accounts linked to terrorism in 2017

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Twitter says its internal controls are allowing it to weed out accounts being used for " promotion of terrorism " earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down. Twitter has suspended almost 300,000 accounts that have been linked to terrorism in the first six months of the year, according to the social network's biannual transparency report published Tuesday. Read More »

Flipkart Big Billion Days, Mid-Night Flash Sale (Limited Period Offer)

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The company is continuously trying its best to get more female consumers. Flipkart is offering 10% instant discounts on purchases made with SBI debit and credit cards. Why use No Cost EMI for your TV purchase? Laptops will come with exchange discounts of up to Rs. 15,000, as well as no cost EMIs. There are new offers listed on smartphones, especially the Samsung Galaxy S7 , Huawei P9 , and budget smartphones like the Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie, and Moto C Plus as well. Read More »

Apple's iOS App management removed from iTunes on Windows 10

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Even though Apple has not verified the decision yet, developers and analysts have verified that the firm will be moving towards 64 bit apps this year more forcefully. Unfortunately, they really don't look good at all. Instead, these are actual changes and an in-depth analysis of your lighting. So, is the App Store any better today than it was yesterday? That's all you have to do in order to upgrade your iOS device with the latest iOS 11 GM Operating System . Read More »

Wait For iPhone X Dampens iPhone 8 Sales

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Although the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, prospective iPhone X buyers will have to wait until October 27 to pre-order the device. Let us know below. Unlike Samsung , which uses a iris scanner, Apple maps the entire face of the user to unlock the phone. This year it is the iPhone X , perceived to be the most advanced and a game changing device from the Cupertino-giant with all its specs like the edge to edge display and facial recognition optics, ... Read More »

Shadow Will Be Joining the Party in Sonic Forces via Free DLC

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Considering how the character has been more of an anti-hero in recent years, this should be an interesting expansion. We knew the roster would include Modern Sonic , Classic Sonic , and a custom character , but today, Sonic's official Twitter showed us a new addition: Shadow. Read More »

TRAI announces drop in Interconnection Usage Charge (IUC)

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The development comes on the back of a prolonged battle between the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio and the top three telcos - Airtel , Vodafone and Idea, over the issue. It is paid to the telecom operator who receives the call. New entrant Reliance Jio said that cost of delivering calls on new technologies is nearly negligible and incumbents continue to gain from IUC even after having recovered cost of their entire network. Read More »

Left Alive is Square Enix's new survival shooter for PS4 and PC

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No, this isn't a new Metal Gear , but it sure could be from the look of things. I can assure you it isn't. As for character design, Yoji Shinkawa will taking charge. Square Enix has announced a new upcoming action survival shooter branded Left Alive . Clearly we're due for a lot more details over the coming months, but Left Alive looks to be a bold new IP from the JRPG giant that's well suited for an global audience. Read More »

McLaren Builds Green 570S Inspired by the F1 GT Longtail

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The auto used as inspiration by the new 570GT Collection was actually mandated by FIA homologation rules - the racing division had huge success with the standard McLaren F1 racing vehicle, so they also wanted a "Longtail" model called the F1 XP GT. Read More »

Google Pixel 2's squeezable frame 'confirmed' by app teardown

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Even though Pixel 2 is being directly managed by Google and it will hold the tile of being its flagship, HTC is also involved in Pixel 2's manufacturing process. This will certainly boost Google Assistant's multi-tasking capabilities to the next level. However, the code found Google app 7.12 states users will be able to launch the personal assistant by saying a desired word. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Images Leaked Online

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Above it and integrated into the antenna line is the LED flash. Just a few days ahead of its release, live images showing the front and rear of the device have been posted online. We won't hold our breath for a dual-lens front camera, but an 18:9 display would be well received. The dual camera of the phone will be Leica-branded with an aperture of bright f/1.6. Read More »

Konami Is Reviving Zone of the Enders for PS4 and PSVR

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Alongside the improved visuals and PSVR support, the game is said to boast "next-gen surround sound" and "brand new features" that were not seen in the previous game. Zone of the Enders 2 received a re-release in 2012 as part of the Zone of the Enders HD Collection. Of course, this also confirms that the game is coming west, and on top of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR, it will also come for PC to Steam and the Steam VR platform. Read More »

IPhone X is going to cannibalize iPhone 8 preorders

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This means that it will extremely hard for users to secure an iPhone X unit this year for themselves (or for a loved one for Christmas) so it looks like they will be forced to wait until next year. The company could bring more colours in future, only when the supply and demand stress subsides and there is no definite time line for that. As per Kuo, besides the supply constraints, at this moment, Apple would not like to cannibalize the sales of its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus . Read More »

Quality Non-Conference Wins Suggest San Diego State is For Real

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ABOUT STANFORD (1-1): Chryst has targeted his tight ends early and often during the first two games, with freshman Colby Parkinson and preseason All-Pac-12 selection Dalton Schultz combining for seven catches and three touchdowns. Neither offense got on track for most of the first half. Anderson was one of many SDSU fans who rushed the field after the two-time defending Mountain West Conference champions defeated the Cardinal late Saturday night. Read More »

Microsoft Outlook and Hotmail hit by outage

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Microsoft said it was working to resolve the glitch and would issue an update on the status of its services. Microsoft has confirmed that some users of its email service Outlook are unable to send email or access their accounts. The email service Outlook incorporates Hotmail and Windows Live Hotmail accounts. And Maritsa Lemos wrote: "I just spoke to them they are aware of the problem - there is an ongoing system update - they are working to resolve the issue". Read More »

Meet Bliss, the newest Powerpuff girl

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Ten years before he created Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Professor Utonium attempted a series of experiments to create the ideal little girl. "It feels incredible; there's nothing more I can say.to fill girls, especially young black girls, with that energy to say you can do anything", she explained. Read More »