• Apple invests $390 million in US-made iPhone lasers
Apple invests $390 million in US-made iPhone lasers

Apple replaced that with Face ID, its own version of facial recognition which has been prevalent in Android phones since the time Android 4.0 ICS. Shares of Finisar , a Sunnyvale, California-based optical components maker, rose more than 30 percent to $25.41 on Wednesday morning.

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  • Lava Red OnePlus 5T Launches December 17th
Lava Red OnePlus 5T Launches December 17th

Additionally, Axis Bank debit and credit cards users are eligible for a Rs. 1,500 instant discount on purchase of any OnePlus device including the 5T Star Wars limited edition. OnePlus seems to have left no stones unturned with the Star Wars Edition of OnePlus 5T and you will be thrilled to unbox it just like us. This new limited edition devi...

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  • Samsung announces new Notebook 9 series powered by Windows 10
Samsung announces new Notebook 9 series powered by Windows 10

Joining the Pen version are the three aforementioned Notebook 9 2018 models, their weights ranging up to 2.84lbs. On December 14, Samsung announced its three new lineups of the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018). Those with an eye for style will probably notice the machines' aluminum-magnesium alloy chassis and slim profiles before anything else...

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  • Twitter finally has an official thread tool for those serial tweets
Twitter finally has an official thread tool for those serial tweets

The composer now includes a "plus" button that lets you tack on additional tweets, with whatever you've written before still visible to help guide your train of thought. This new official thread tool will be rolling out to users on both the Android app and the web version over the next few weeks. With the new feature, Twitter makes stitching a th...

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  • Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games
Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games

Video chat will roll out first to Words With Friends from Zynga Inc.in early 2018. Even without the new games Australia has been playing the Instant Games through the app in some record amounts over the past year. Naturally, you'll still be able to use Facebook's amusing video filters, because what is social media for if not playing word ga...

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  • Sir Daniel is returning to PlayStation 4 with MediEvil in 2018
Sir Daniel is returning to PlayStation 4 with MediEvil in 2018

It'll be a rather short experience lasting around 30 minutes, but it looks like you'll be doing a quick run through of standard moments throughout the game, such as feeding Trico barrels, solving a puzzle with him, or riding on his back in some tunnels.

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  • Steam drops Bitcoin as $13k BTC milestone passed
Steam drops Bitcoin as $13k BTC milestone passed

Bitcoin has risen in value for years, but the increase in the past several months has been especially explosive. Along with Bitcoin's skyrocketing valuation, transaction fees charged to customers have also risen dramatically, from the 20 cents when the company enabled Bitcoin support two years ago to $20 last week, Valve said in a blog post.

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  • Square Enix: New Tomb Raider Game Is Officially In Development
Square Enix: New Tomb Raider Game Is Officially In Development

But, the good news is that the break between the game's official reveal and launch will reportedly be very a short one, meaning this time next year, barring any delays, we could already be playing the game. That message seems to indicate the next Tomb Raider title might not be quite that far off. If the game's reveal and release date are as close...

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  • YouTube to beef up staff, algorithms policing content
YouTube to beef up staff, algorithms policing content

The backlash on YouTube over inappropriate children's content has been especially severe, with brands including Mondelez and Mars pulling advertising that ran alongside some of these videos. To address the concerns of advertisers, YouTube will establish sweeping new guidelines for which channels and videos are eligible for advertising. "We've hea...

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  • Instagram Introduces Stories Highlights and Stories Archive Features
Instagram Introduces Stories Highlights and Stories Archive Features

Once that is accomplished, give your Stories Highlights a name and select a cover. "Now you can more fully express your identity by grouping stories you've shared into highlights and featuring them on your profile". To check out your expired stories, tap the archive icon in the top-right corner of your profile. Though we did have the option t...

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  • Apple Begins Sales Of Unlocked SIM-Free iPhone X In The US
Apple Begins Sales Of Unlocked SIM-Free iPhone X In The US

Prefer a regional carrier, an MVNO, or virtually an other option? That tightening up of the delivery window also means that Apple has now made available a SIM-free version of the iPhone X. You can purchase the iPhone X from the link below... Now, wireless customers who prefer to stay off-contract or avoid one of the four major carriers can ge...

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  • Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) launched: Everything you need to know
Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) launched: Everything you need to know

Coming to the specifications of the device, the front panel features a 5.7 inch FullHD+ resolution with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is expected that the device will soon be announced in other markets. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with a 120-degree wide-angle lens for group photos. There is also an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Another m...

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  • Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) stock RSI 76.69 signaled a sell opportunity
Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) stock RSI 76.69 signaled a sell opportunity

Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. EV is basically a modification of market cap, as it incorporates debt and cash for assessing a firm's valuation. To spot opportunities in the market, investors may be searching for stocks that have the lowest combined MF Rank. COP...

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  • Datally by Google Launched
Datally by Google Launched

Starting today, it's available globally and is compatible with devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and higher. One of the peculiar things that we noticed about Datally was that it asked permission to create a VPN so that data can be monitored by the app.

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  • Can Snapchat break the social media mold with its split-feed redesign?
Can Snapchat break the social media mold with its split-feed redesign?

The redesign will be available to users starting in the next few weeks. Social - The new update splits Social and Media content into two seperate sections. The new app starts going to a small percentage of users first. Most importantly, however, the app now makes a clear separation between how users communicate with their friends on a perso...

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  • HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units
HTC U11 Getting Android Oreo Update Today, Starting With Unlocked Units

For now, HTC will be rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to unlocked HTC U11 smartphones in the US. His post notably mentions that only the unlocked version of the HTC U11 will be receiving the promotion to Oreo starting from November 27. Probably, some will get the update sooner than others. Back in August, Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC co...

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  • New Infiniti QX50 SUV revealed
New Infiniti QX50 SUV revealed

The crossover sports a host of "firsts" including a new front-drive platform, Infinit's first application of semi-self driving technology, and a variable-compression engine to maximize fuel economy. "The QX50 is the most important vehicle we have ever launched, and it embodies everything the brand stands for: lovely design, advanced technology and ...

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  • Local stores participate in Small Business Saturday
Local stores participate in Small Business Saturday

The day was named seven years ago by American Express in an attempt to help out small businesses during the recession. Proponents of Small Business Saturday in Rhode Island said that if shoppers shifted 10% of their spending from chains to local stores, some $373 million would be put back into the state's economy.

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  • Meyer calling for
Meyer calling for "all-out investigation" after JT Barrett injury

The Potomac, MD native completed 6-of-7 passes for 94 yards, also managing 24 yards on the ground despite a reputation as a more pocket-oriented passer than Barrett. Barrett limped off the field with assistance and headed straight to the locker room. Barrett said after the game that he would play in next week's Big Ten Championship Game.

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  • Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack
Amazon Black Friday Sale on Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack

Xbox One S consoles are sold with one digital game . The bundles include 500GB models of the console with Madden NFL 18 , Forza Horizon 3 , Battlefield 1 , and 1TB models with Gears of War 4 or Forza Horizon 3 . But that doesn't mean we can turn round and laugh at it, seeing as how retailers insist that Black Friday is all about ...

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  • Apple iPhone SE 2nd Edition coming in early 2018
Apple iPhone SE 2nd Edition coming in early 2018

The news apparently comes from Apple's supply chain, the handset is made in India by Wistron for the India market. Those who add an iPad or iPad mini to their basket will be given a $50 gift card to spend on Apple goodies, while iPad Pro purchases will come with a $100 gift card.

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  • Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque
Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque

View of the Rawda mosque after a gun and bombing attack on November 24, 2017 . MENA also said a state of emergency had been declared in Sinai. They also shot at anyone who tried to escape, a security official told Efe news agency. Italian President Sergio Mattarella sent a cable of condolences over the victims. Our strength & resolve will over...

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  • Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon
Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon

The iPhone SE 2 is believed to feature the Touch ID sensor that was launched with the iPhone 6S. The iPhone SE has a 4-inch screen, much smaller than the 4.7-inch display on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8. Well, Apple is moving with the trend like any other OEMs, releasing its iPhone 8 with 4.7-inch screen, iPhone 8 Plus with 5.5-inch and the ul...

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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War free content outlined for November and December
Middle-earth: Shadow of War free content outlined for November and December

On top of that, November 21st will also bring the Enhanced Photo Mode to the game. Endless Siege - Players will defend their fortresses against Sauron's forces as the Dark Lord attempts to reclaim Mordor in an Endless Siege . This will let players challenge another player's Orc follower. On December 5 you'll be able to partake in the ...

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  • Carolinas could see record breaking travel this Thanksgiving
Carolinas could see record breaking travel this Thanksgiving

The largest share of travel, roughly 89 percent, will be on USA roads . Are you traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday? "A strong economy and labor market are generating rising incomes and higher consumer confidence, fueling a strong year for the travel industry, which will continue into the holiday season", Bill Sutherland, AAA senior vic...

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  • Watch Bungie reveal Destiny 2's first expansion here
Watch Bungie reveal Destiny 2's first expansion here

It shows the titular Osiris and his ghost navigating the Infinite Forest, a construct of the Vex that allows them to simulate realities. Curse of Osiris will be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC December 6th! The region surrounding the Lighthouse has become a staging area for Red Legion troops who fled The Almighty - which is ironic, given tha...

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  • Thanks To A Backdoor, Hackers May Get Root Access To OnePlus Phones
Thanks To A Backdoor, Hackers May Get Root Access To OnePlus Phones

This is not the first time that OnePlus has been accused of compromising privacy of its users. Unfortunately, it seems someone at OnePlus forgot to remove or disable the package before kicking the handsets out to the general public, and as a result multiple users now have access to what is effectively a back door in their Android phones.

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  • Star Wars Battlefront II Patch Drastically Reduces Prices on Heroes
Star Wars Battlefront II Patch Drastically Reduces Prices on Heroes

Fans can look forward to the change today, as an update will be "loaded" into the game according to DICE. One EA developer, whose tweets are now protected, said that they had received multiple death threats over the way microtransactions work in Battlefront II .

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  • Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'
Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'

To please both worlds, the company with the bowtie emblem will sell the 2018 Corvette ZR1 with a choice between a seven-speed manual (with active rev match) and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Summed up, the 2019 Corvette ZR1 is a beast, and it will be available to purchase next spring. Chevy says the new Vette sets a performance bench...

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  • Here's the one way to legally stream Taylor Swift's 'reputation' (sort of)
Here's the one way to legally stream Taylor Swift's 'reputation' (sort of)

But in the summer of 2016, Kanye released his hit track " Famous ", in which he referred to Swift as "that bitch", said he still might have sex with her, and took credit for her rise to fame. Then, it's West's turn. In the past, Swift has been unashamed to show us how she feels about a parade of exes: "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", fr...

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  • Stylish Melania Trump has a $800 answer for all the 'shoe police'
Stylish Melania Trump has a $800 answer for all the 'shoe police'

She then signed a guestbook and took an hour and a half stroll besides aides and security officers. Melania Trump is photographed on her visit to China's Great Wall. Trump tweeted that his wife will first stop in Alaska "to greet our fantastic troops". She gave the children eagle toys, telling them, "You have a panda here, we have an eagle in...

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  • Apple Is Moving Forward on an Augmented Reality Headset
Apple Is Moving Forward on an Augmented Reality Headset

Tthe operating system has been dubbed "rOS", which means "reality operating system". Work is ongoing on a dedicated processor for the device and designs have been commenced for its "rOS" operating system, short for "reality operating system".

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  • IPhone Glitch Causes Confusion, Question Marks
IPhone Glitch Causes Confusion, Question Marks

How so? Inside the Messages app, tap the App Store for iMessages symbol, and then tap the Apple Pay icon. But there's more! It also breaks the Calculator app. Send and receive from across the table - or across the country. Any money you send is funded from the credit or debit cards that are already stored on your in the Apple Wallet app or the Ap...

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  • Dodgers congratulate Astros for World Series win in full page newspaper ad
Dodgers congratulate Astros for World Series win in full page newspaper ad

The comedienne began cracking jokes at the Astros' expense when Weekend Update host Colin Jost mentioned the Yankees' ALCS series loss to the Astros, prompting the three players to confront Jones in an attempt to change her mind. Altuve also handed Jones an Astros hat and signed baseball. Stay tuned for EW's full recap of the episode, hosted by...

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  • Intel, AMD Partner on Chip for Slim, Powerful Gaming Laptops
Intel, AMD Partner on Chip for Slim, Powerful Gaming Laptops

Intel said the product's silicon footprint will allow laptop makers to design thinner and lighter laptops without sacrifing performance, as the new part will take up less than half the space of standard discrete graphics components. It's described as a small intelligent bridge "that allows heterogeneous silicon to quickly pass information in extre...

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  • Kobolds & Catacombs with New Trailer — Blizzard Reveals Hearthstone
Kobolds & Catacombs with New Trailer — Blizzard Reveals Hearthstone

We also got a taste of a new Priest Weapon, Dragon Soul. When played, Marin the Fox summons a 0/8 Treasure Chest on your opponent's side of the board. This mode is all about fighting bosses and running through a gauntlet. Players who are beaten before they defeat eight bosses will lose all of the cards in their deck and will have to start fro...

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  • Chipmaker Broadcom plans blockbuster bid for Qualcomm
Chipmaker Broadcom plans blockbuster bid for Qualcomm

The deal price was later confirmed by sources of CNBC. Qualcomm declined to comment. Broadcom, created in 2016 when Avago Technologies Ltd. acquired Broadcom Corp. With its profits plummeted more than 90 percent in the latest earnings call , Qualcomm could be fighting a losing legal battle with Apple, giving Broadcom the flawless opportunity t...

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  • Nintendo Switch To Outsell Wii U By March 2018
Nintendo Switch To Outsell Wii U By March 2018

The signs are already promising. Nintendo Switch owners will soon be able to join the fast-paced, goal-scoring action of Rocket League when the game finally released on the console in November. Since then, the Nintendo Switch has launched suddenly, everything is heading back in the right direction. "We've boosted Switch production to me...

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  • Twitter Banned Ads from Russian Media
Twitter Banned Ads from Russian Media

The San Francisco-based milliblogging giant said Thursday it would stop taking ads from two major Russian state-backed media outlets, Russia Today and Sputnik , effective immediately. The Russian Foreign Ministry made a similar threat after Twitter's announcement. She called the move a "result of pressure from some of the USA establishment...

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  • Microsoft cloud annualized run rate passes $20 billion
Microsoft cloud annualized run rate passes $20 billion

For those keeping score at home, Microsoft's commercial cloud rollup includes Azure; Office 365 business services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Microsoft Teams); Dynamics 365; and its Enterprise Mobility + Security Suite (EMS).

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  • Daredevil Season Three to Have New Showrunner, More Vincent D'Onofrio
Daredevil Season Three to Have New Showrunner, More Vincent D'Onofrio

Things are starting to get cooking in Hell's Kitchen as Daredevil prepares for its upcoming third season in front of and behind the cameras. D'Onofrio joins returning castmembers Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), and Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), who all popped up in The Defenders .

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  • Apple Pay launches in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates
Apple Pay launches in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates

In Denmark, it supports Nordea Group and Jyske Bank. Naturally Apple is working to further expand Pay's reach. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers.

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  • Apple Buys Wireless Charging Company PowerbyProxi For A Wireless Future
Apple Buys Wireless Charging Company PowerbyProxi For A Wireless Future

Now, with the acquisition of this New Zealand-based firm, Apple seems to be working towards the platform, which would be capable enough to charge iPads and Mac. PowerbyProxi uses magnetic induction for its wireless power technology and its rechargeable battery system includes the world's smallest wireless power receivers, which are integrated dir...

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  • NIA arrests Hizbul chief's son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case
NIA arrests Hizbul chief's son Shahid Yusuf in 2011 terror funding case

He was served the summons on October 16 to present himself before NIA investigators at their New Delhi office, today (October 24). The 2011 terror funding case seems to be finding its ground now after NIA nabbed four accused in 2011 and filed a charge sheet.

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  • Animal Crossing Mobile To Be Announced This Week
Animal Crossing Mobile To Be Announced This Week

If you've been hungrily devouring Fire Emblem Heroes and Super Mario Run before that, this is your time to get excited about the newest mobile addition to Nintendo's portfolio. Will Tom Nook become the harbinger of microtransaction hell? The company hasn't specified whether or not there will be an English-language version of the event, though w...

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  • PayPal and Facebook Messenger add P2P payments and Chat Bot support
PayPal and Facebook Messenger add P2P payments and Chat Bot support

The new announcement expands the partnership into peer-to-peer payments. The automated system uses the natural language processing capabilities in Messenger's platform to understand what people are saying, and those who can't get an answer from the bot can connect with a live customer service team.

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  • Apple is being sued over iPhone X's new 'Animoji' feature
Apple is being sued over iPhone X's new 'Animoji' feature

The company's CEO is a USA citizen living in Japan and is listed as a plaintiff in the suit. Apple's face recognition technology allows for such incredible yet amusing things to happen on the new iPhone X . According to Emonster kk , Apple began trying to buy its trademark in the summer of 2017. Emonster has filed for another application....

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  • Super Mario Odyssey Will Support Video Capture
Super Mario Odyssey Will Support Video Capture

It's so easy to! Afterward, you can manually trim the beginning and ending of the 30-second clip as you see fit before uploading to either a Facebook or Twitter account . A small but interesting function added with the new firmware is the ability to match the console's software version for a group of local users. Other additions include new us...

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  • Apple's iPhone 8 Production Reportedly Cut In Half
Apple's iPhone 8 Production Reportedly Cut In Half

A recent report by KeyBanc Capital Analyst John Vinh said Apple's older iPhone 7 models are outselling the iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X . The reports do not specify details of the production cuts nor the source of the information. One week prior to iPhone X pre-orders, a new report citing sources wit...

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  • McCain joins Dems on bill to regulate social media ads
McCain joins Dems on bill to regulate social media ads

Its creators hope that the bill can make its way through Congress before primary season begins, fending off or at least complicating further attempts by the Russian government to seed divisive political ads online. Warner said Thursday that "it is in their own self interest to work with us", pointing to the consumer trust that those companies depen...

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