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Ashes bombshell as Stokes pictured heading down under

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Turns out Stokes is actually heading to New Zealand to visit his family there, according to a statement released by the European Central Bank. He was spotted at Heathrow last night and pictured on social media. Stokes' travel may fuel speculation he is a chance to play in Perth in the third Ashes test. But the European Central Bank said it had not taken care of his travel arrangements. Read More »

Destiny 2 free trial goes live on November 28th

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A Destiny 2 free trial. Second levelling system is the Power Level (Light Level - Vanilla Destiny ) which is now capped at 300, but can reach 305 with in-game mods. Among the questions needing answering, fans want the studio to address why the XP-constraining system was there in the first place, and not communicated or explained in any way. Read More »

Samsung is working on a graphene battery that charges five times faster

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Samsung has just received a patent for an odd "graphene ball" invention that might be quite beneficial to smartphone batteries. That's no small improvement by any means. Ever since the highly conductive and strong nature of graphene was found, researchers have marvelled at the new wonder material and have tried to integrate it in new technology. Read More »

Small Business Saturday promotes supporting, investing in local economy

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She and others with locally owned shops count on Small Business Saturday to boost their bottom line during final weeks of the year. The store opened exactly one year ago, and it has been nothing short of stressful. "Be here and let us know you appreciate us, just by being here". "It's getting new people into the store, and the money they spend stays in Helena", Sommer said. Read More »

Oppo A79 yet another bezelless smartphone unveiled, India launch uncertain

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Speaking of its specifications, Oppo A79 sports a 6-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) AMOLED with an aspect ratio of 18:9. From the bezel-less display to the bottom navigation bar. On the front, the device features a 16-megapixel snapper with an aperture of f/2.0 and a 5P lens. The device runs Android 7.1 Nougat based on Oppo's preparatory ColorOS 3.2 and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. Read More »

Microsoft Office Now Runs on Chromebooks

As we have mentioned earlier, until recently, only a few Chromebooks were compatible with Microsoft Office. Keep in mind that not all Chromebooks can run the Google Play Store as of today (you can find a list of compatible models on this page ). Read More »

Samsung Expected To Launch Galaxy S9 In January

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Both the Galaxy S9 and the LG G7 are expected to boast different designs, but the core of their exterior will be focused on having razor sharp bezels to add to their overall aesthetics score. Total spending in the holiday shopping season has been rising 5% on average since 2010. Total spending peaked at approximately $650 billion in 2016. In recent years e-commerce has made up an ever greater share of Black Friday sales. Read More »

Destiny 2 Update Will Include New Rewards Systems, Economy Changes

Just played 9 Iron Banner matches in a row with the well-rested buff active, got me about half the XP needed for a Bright Engram. Each Bright Engrams contains cosmetic items that you can obtain, such as ornaments, ships, and emotes. The problem is Bungie has been throttling XP to keep you from getting too many. We are not happy with the results, and we've heard the same from the community. Read More »

United States shopping season starts with record high online sales

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Check the full range of Samsung Galaxy deals on Amazon here . Money magazine reports some retailers are expanding their sales past Monday offering a "Cyber Week" worth of deals. About Topic Reviews: Topic Reviews are a team of tech journalists that compare discounts available on gadgets and homeware throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Read More »

.GIF garage Imgur plugs 1.7 million-subscriber creds breach

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Sehgal said. On the afternoon of November 23rd, an email was sent to Imgur by a security researcher who frequently deals with data breaches . Imgur notes that only email addresses and passwords were affected by this security issue, as the company doesn't ask users for any other personally identifying information. Read More »

PEMRA orders restoration of news channels

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A notification to this effect has been issued. However, TV channels were allowed to resume their transmission on Sunday. "All distribution networks have been directed to restore these channels on their original positions immediately", the Pemra press release said. Read More »

Best Apple MacBook Pro deals on Black Friday sale

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The laptop doorbuster deal is on sale also online. No Cyber Monday sale is complete without some TV deals and Walmart doesn't plan on disappointing you there. While many will still be working through the Black Friday sales , the following Monday offers a wide range of discounts in its own right. Below we've rounded up Walmart's confirmed deals that we're most excited about, along with some deals you can buy now. Read More »

Best Buy will have Nintendo's SNES Classic in stores Saturday

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But this Black Friday weekend comes with a sliver of hope for SNES fans who have been deprived of this tiny nugget of nostalgia, or at least fans in driving distance of a Best Buy. We will only pass out as many tickets as we have systems available, with a limit of one per customer. You can plug the Super NES Classic into your HDTV, and includes games like Super Mario World and Super Mario Cart . Read More »

Amazon's Best Games Console Offers Are Live Right Now

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From BOGO video game sales to pre-order specials, we're covering it all in the hopes of saving you some money this holiday season. 4k, HDR, enhanced games , the best gaming has to offer. A lot of the titles in the sale are some of this year's best and newest games , along with classics from the PS4's lifetime. Microsoft is offering Xbox One S consoles for as low as $189. Read More »

Apple is offering gift cards worth up to $150 on Black Friday

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Apple isn't discounting its iPad, iPhone , Apple Watch and Mac products for Black Friday in the USA, but it is rewarding you for a purchase. If you are wandering to save the most on your favorite smartphone then you can choose the best for you from the ones which we have collaborated below. Read More »

Company Testing Feature To Save Tweets Privately — Bookmarks In Twitter

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But even people who use and like Twitter freely admit that it has its problem, one of which is the lack of a bookmarking feature. According to Shah, numerous requests for a save for later feature came from Japanese users. The feature as described would basically allow users to flag their tweet to further have a look at in the future. It is the first time the tweet character cap has been raised since Twitter was founded 11 years ago. Read More »

Mitsubishi Materials shares plunge after fake data scandal

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Stock in the Nikkei-225-listed firm was down ¥330 (8.06 percent) to close at ¥3,760, with the wider market fractionally in the green. Kobe Steel, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan and Subaru all recently admitted to manipulating data. The company's automotive subsidiary, Mitsubishi Motors, admitted to cheating on fuel efficiency tests a year ago. It said it found problems at Mitsubishi Shindoh going back to October 2016. Read More »

Google collects Android user location data even if location services are off

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According to a report from Quartz , Google has been able to access users' data about their locations due to Android phones collecting addresses of mobile towers. Google did not dispute Quartz' claims about collecting the described data from new Android phones. This is not the first time that Google has been caught collecting user data in an unexpected manner. Read More »

Infiniti QX50 packs world's first variable compression engine

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The Japanese SUV, which sits on a new platform, has a 2,800 mm wheelbase, which is 73 mm shorter than the GLC's. A flexible interior includes sliding rear seats to expand boot volume from 895 litres to 1048 litres with up to 1699 litres with the rear seats folded putting it nearly on par with vehicles from the large SUV class. Read More »

The best Xbox One Black Friday deals from games to console

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The good news for gamers is that the video game industry has become one the prime purveyors of steep discounts. Most notably, Amazon and GAME have a series of PS4 and Xbox One bundles on offer that might be low enough to make you pull the trigger on one of these machines if you've previously held fire. Read More »

Google Pixel smartphones gets smart battery features

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Michelle adds that it tells you both percent of battery left and how many hours the device will last. As you might expect, this wasn't always very accurate. It's about to change now with Google rolling out an update to its Pixel launcher , which brings the older Pixels on par with newer devices in terms of UI layout and feel. Read More »

Padmavati controversy: Body found hanging with threats to production

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With " Padmavati " written on another rock. However, it was not immediately clear if it was a case of murder or suicide. "I want to tell people not to resort to such methods". Reacting to the latest development, Mahipal Singh Makrana, a member of Rajput Karni Sena member which has been spearheading the Padmavati protest said his outfit did not have anything to do with this, reports said. Read More »

Xbox Games with Gold games for December 2017 announced

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Below is my selection of some of the best Walmart Black Friday 2017 deals, some of which are available now with the rest launching on November 23rd. The subscription is available to Xbox owners for as low as $4.99/month. Just released earlier this month, the $100 direct discount on an PS4 gaming console bundled is great for such a new bundle. Read More »