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Renowned case maker leaks the Samsung Galaxy S9 design

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The device will follow Samsung's popular Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, which were unveiled in March of past year. While the fingerprint scanner may be re-positioned, it will likely remain on the back of the device. The S9 Plus would also feature a higher 6GB RAM compared to the S9's 4GB. A couple of Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Tab S3 owners joined the chorus later on as well. Read More »

Steam has named the top grossing games of 2017

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In terms of best VR games, Steam arranged those similarly to the top sellers list, listing games like Job Simulator , Fallout 4 VR , Superhot VR , and Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality as Platinum sellers. As said, Valve has also revealed the top new releases of 2017. Some of this comes down to the latter games lacking the full 12 months' worth of 2017 sales, but it also speaks to the continued support studios like Rockstar Games and Ubisoft have shown for their games well past their ... Read More »

Apple offers $29 replacement batteries immediately

The replacement program covers the iPhone 6 and later models and was initially slated to begin in late January. In a statement sent to TechCrunch , an Apple spokesperson said : " We expected to need more time to be ready , but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away". Read More »

PUBG developer wants to make movies and cartoons based off of game

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However, up to today, developers of the game are yet to confirm whether or not " PUBG " is ever going to be released on the PlayStation 4 system. According to PUBG Corp CEO Chang Han Kim, the company is looking to expand the game's brand with films, cartoons, and other forms of media. Read More »

Apparently, There's A Good Chance Apple Could Acquire Netflix

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But making hit movies is a very different skill-set from making the iPhones they are viewed on, so there is some logic to the idea that Apple might want to own Netflix in the future. Apple would only need around a third of that cash pile to buyout Netflix according to the analysts, and given Cupertino has been struggling to make a dent in the TV and video streaming world beyond its hardware offering in the form of Apple TV , acquiring Netflix could be exactly what it needs to have a proper ... Read More »

Face Unlock Now Available on the OnePlus 5

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Besides the December Android security patch, updating to Oreo will also see a tweaked launcher as well as the Picture in Picture mode. Most of the OnePlus 5 users were unhappy with this decision. However, we have had heard OnePlus founders talking about showing some love to the original OnePlus 5 with some of OnePlus 5T's features. These include optimisations for vibration, a fix for connection issues on 5GHz WiFi networks, as well as general bug fixes and improvements. Read More »

Leak suggests big Nintendo Direct this month with new games

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But it actually could hurt your chances. But, speaking with the New York Times , legendary game producer Shigeru Miyamoto went into more detail in regards to the hiring process that comes with finding the "next big thing" for the company - and it doesn't quite go the way you might expect. Read More »

Pixel 2 Portrait Mode unofficially on OG Pixel, Nexus 6P, 5X

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According to XDA developers, this Google Pixel 2 portrait mode mod should work perfectly with all 64-bit devices as long as they have Oreo on board. Launched in October 2016 at a price of Rs. 76,000 in India, the Pixel XL 128GB variant is available at Rs. 39,999, after a discount of Rs. 36,000. The app can be downloaded from here , and, the best thing is that you don't have to root your smartphone to be able to use it. Read More »

Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down

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In a lengthy message posted on its site Thursday, the company gave an in-depth explanation for the controversial update. The price will go back up to the usual $79 in 2019. This year's iOS 11.2 extended the feature to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. It then rolled out the update that slowed down the iPhone to keep the device running for a longer period of time. Read More »

LG unveils world's first 88-inch 8K OLED display

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But that was the same when 4K displays were forayed into the market by vendors. In other words, it might make more sense to take the tens of thousands of dollars you'd blow on an 8K television and instead buy the biggest 4K display you can get your hands on. Read More »

Telegram receives major update that adds multiple accounts support, themes, quick replies

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Now, a new update is available on the Play Store for the app and it adds new features such as Multiple accounts and the ability to Swipe to reply . You can now add up to three accounts on the Telegram app that each have their own phone number, and switching back and forth between your different ones is as easy as opening the hamburger menu, tapping the arrow by your number, and choosing which account you want to use. Read More »

Samsung and LG Confirm That They Haven't Slowed Down Phones

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Hopefully the opening of Apple's new flagship store in Seoul will be able to turn the tide of negative news in that country and start a new positive trend for 2018. The Cupertino-based firm will also update its software to give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery. Starting late January, Apple will begin offering battery replacements at a much reduced cost of $29, which will prevent the phone from being affected by the slowdown . Read More »

Apple apologises for slowdown of older phones

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Some recalled that Apple had released a system update (iOS 10.2.1) earlier this year to address reports involving some iPhone models that randomly shut down. It had good reason for it (avoiding random shutdowns caused by older batteries was part of it), but many believed it was to upsell previous customers to upgrade to newer models of the device. Read More »

36 dead, 17 injured in bus-truck collision in Kenya

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Among the dead are the driver and turn boy of the truck and 34 passengers from the bus belonging to the Matunda bus company. " We have 30 dead ", Rift Valley traffic police chief Zero Arome said. NTSA on Sunday suspended night travel for all long distance public service vehicles in response to road accidents that had been registered mostly at night. Read More »

WhatsApp experiences brief outage as world brings in New Year

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According to Down Detector's outage map the app is mainly down for people in northern Europe, as well as for some users in Spain, India, Malaysia , New York and Brazil . Posting on Twitter another commented: 'Hello whatsapp is the only app on my phone rn and it's not working happy new year'. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is down in India and several other regions. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Surpasses Playstation 2's First-Year Sales in Japan

Both consoles launched in early March, not typically a crowded time for new releases. "This gives us a lot of possibilities that we could consider for the future in terms of what you could attach. Of course, games such as Grand Theft Auto, Call of Duty Black Ops 3 and Resident Evil are available for each, but so are family-friendly titles such as Lego Dimensions and Federation Internationale de Football Association 17. Read More »

Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Substitution is Available

In an earlier response , Apple somewhat confirmed what users and the benchmark test discovered. "We apologize", reads the company blog post titled "A Message to Our Customers about iPhone Batteries and Performance ". Battery replacements without the warranty coverage will now cost $29 instead of $79 for users with an iPhone 6 or a later model. The battery swap program was expected to kick off early in 2018, but Apple has chose to initiate it immediately in the United States, starting ... Read More »

Apple apologises after outcry over slowed iPhones

Apple has announced some changes to its customer policies and fix options as a result of the sustained fire it's taking, though its updated policies aren't going to address everyone's concerns. Upon checking the phone using the processor benchmarking service Geekbench, the user discovered the device's CPU was significantly slower with the old battery. Read More »

Apple Apologizes For Slowing Down iPhones, Offers Solutions And Cuts Battery Prices

Apple is offering a replacement of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery for $29 (compared to $79 earlier) for users of iPhone 6 or later. iPhone battery replacements in Canada for out-of-warranty iPhone 6 or later "whose battery needs to be replaced", will be priced at $35 CAD (we guessed it would be around $37), a 64% discount compared to the regular price of $99. Read More »

WhatsApp Reply in Private feature leaked

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According to the information given in WhatsApp blog post, users will not be able to use this app after December 31 in the smartphones with BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows 8.0 and older operating systems. "If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone". Getting a new device all together is also suggested. Read More »

Cold Weather Prompts Wind Chill Advisory in NE Illinois

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Saturday's cold follows a blast of snow that started for the evening commute Friday night . Dangerously cold temperatures have descended on Wyandotte County. If you go outside, make sure to wear a hat and gloves to protect yourself. The Wind Chill Warning covers east central South Dakota, southwest Minnesota and parts of northwest Iowa. Read More »

State parks offer free guided family hikes on January 1

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The U.S. Department of the Interior designated the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site's "History Trail" in June 2015 as one of its 10 newly added National Recreation Trails. Dogs on leashes are allowed. Nationally, the numbers have grown in recent years, from 28,000 people participating on New Year's Day, 2015, to 55,000 participants on January 1, 2017, said Wesley Trimble, communications manager for the American Hiking Society. Read More »

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones

It is the first class action to be launched against the tech giant in Australia, but Apple is facing a global battle, a number of lawsuits have been filed across the United States as well as one in Isreal. There will also be an iOS update that will "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery", though there were no further details on what this would look like. Read More »

ASUS ZenFone 4 is getting Android Oreo via OTA

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T-Mobile appears to have started sending out the Oreo update late last night, so if it hasn't hit your Z2 Force just yet, keep an eye out for it over the next couple of days. The phone Motorola Z2 Force if bought through Verizon Wireless gives a much better experience with the update of Android 8.0 Oreo. It is absolutely vital to charge the handset completely and also establish connectivity with Wi-Fi to avoids excess data charges. Read More »

Kodi Xbox One alpha app not without limitations

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Focus then turned towards building the 64-bit version of Kodi and - with the assistance of Microsoft - some of Kodi's developers further explored and started laying the groundwork for a UWP version of Kodi as well. Try it out and let us know how it's working. To download it, you can check out the individual links for United States and UK region to get the application added to your "Ready To Download" list on your Xbox One. Read More »

Watch the moment police officers rescue two teenagers from burning auto

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The dash cam in the cruiser of Milwaukee PD partners Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid, both of whom are just 23, caught the unbelievable moment of impact. The officers actually saw the accident take place. "Obviously, it's a shock to anyone", Reid said at a news conference on Wednesday . "To help save someone, there's no better feeling", Reid said. Read More »

Retailer Lists Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date For June

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This makes the date featured on its listing more credible, with it possibly letting us in on some insider information. And now that same site has listed the release date for Red Dead Redemption II. He's an outlaw in the Van der Linde gang. However, the first was a brief teaser that mainly focused on the luscious environments within the game. Red Dead Redemption II is a gorgeous game if we can go by its trailers . Read More »

Motorola slashes Moto G5S plus price

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The smartphone will be exclusively available via Amazon India and Moto Hubs across India at Rs 14,999. The retailer has slashed the price of a range of Lenovo Moto phones, including some of the most popular devices in the series. This phone runs on stock Android 7 .1 (Nougat) OS without any bloatwares and that is the beauty of Motorola phones. Backed by a 3000mAh battery , the G5S Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal ... Read More »

XPO Logistics Sees Unusually High Options Volume (XPO)

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About 1.71 million shares traded or 4.66% up from the average. What Historical Figures Say About XPO Logistics, Inc. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CME in report on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley maintained XPO Logistics, Inc . (NYSE:TSQ) on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, 640 and 460 Specs Leaked

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The list also throws some light on when Xiaomi's 2018 flagship device, the Mi 7 would launch - hinting at April. The above image shows that Samsung will be debuting the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in February. The platform will allow more information to be processed locally, which will result in better latency, reliability and security. The Snapdragon 670 is built on the 10 nanometre process, as compared to the 14 nanometre process used in the previous generation. Read More »

Space and Rocket Center, American Girl partner for Space Camp doll

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Last year, a doll called Gabriela McBride - a dancer, artist and poet - became the first African-American "Girl of the Year". American Girl worked with NASA astronaut Dr. "Luciana's world comes to life via a attractive 18-inch Lucian doll, featuring warm brown eyes, medium skin, and dark brown hair with a distinctive purple streak to show off her creative side", the statement read. Read More »

Free Christmas tree recycling underway in Tuscaloosa

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At apartments, one tree may be placed next to each food and yard waste cart at no extra charge each collection day. Residents of the City of Richmond can recycle their trees through their eighth annual "Bring One for the Chipper" Christmas tree recycling event. Read More »

PUBG's first post v1.0 update fixes lots of issues

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However, a collection of issues were noticed by fans on the PC, leading Bluehole to release a new patch to combat the problems. Bluehole Studio apologized for the "inconvenience caused by the intermittent lag and character position readjustment issues" that occurred in matches since the game's launch out of Early Access. Read More »

Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web

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As points out, not all of them were users of Snapchat's own Stories feature. Snapchat selects Snaps you saved to your Memories throughout 2017, and packages them in a unique story you can save and share with your friends. If Snap were to give access to this content, that could be monetized, giving Snap additional revenue and also sending positive signals to the company's investors. Read More »

Steve Jobs Jeans Wins Apple Lawsuit Because Letters Aren't Fruit

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The fight began back in in 2012, when the two brothers noticed that Apple had never trademarked Jobs' name. After years of legal battles, a pair of brothers - Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato - have successfully managed to win a legal battle against Apple, earning the right to call their company "Steve Jobs", after Apple's iconic founder, according to la Repubblica Napoli . Read More »

Nokia 1 with Google's Android Go Edition to launch in March 2018

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The 8.1 Oreo update for the Nokia 2 will come with Android Oreo (Go Edition ) memory management and performance features for improved performance. GizmoChina reports that Russian Federation will be getting the device in March 2018 for a price of 5,999 Rubles (approx Rs 6,500). Read More »

Track Santa Claus along his Christmas Eve journey to BC

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Nick. An advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper that year invited kids to call Santa , but it mistakenly listed the number for the hotline at the U.S. You can also play the Santa Tracker games on Google's Android app , which features activities like taking "elfies" (elf selfies) in famous landmarks around the world or hopping onboard rocket-powered sleighs. Read More »

Snapchat Stories may be coming to the web

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Sourcing a person familiar with the matter, livestreaming news network Cheddar reported that the Stories Everywhere feature would allow Snapchat Stories to be shared in other applications and on the web. Chopra also served as CEO for social data agency Storyful. According to a report by Cheddar , however, Snapchat is working on broadening the reach of these Stories. Read More »

Traders Buy Shares of NVIDIA (NVDA) on Weakness

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Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 26.47M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Angelo Gordon & Company Lp who had been investing in American Tower Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $60.69B market cap company. Read More »

Some Galaxy Note8 units fail to charge after being discharged fully

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Rumors of whether or not the Galaxy S9 would include a headphone jack have been conflicting for months . Apple's iPhone isn't the only smartphone dealing with a battery controversy these days. The Galaxy S9 may be announced in late February, during Mobile World Congress (MWC). For the time being the issue doesn't seem to be too widespread, and only appears to be affecting users in the USA for the most part, but SamMobile has pulled together numerous forum posts and complaints that ... Read More »

Bob Myers skeptical Stephen Curry plays on Friday vs. Charlotte

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Following the Hornets game, the Warriors host the Grizzlies on Saturday before taking a road trip to Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles beginning on Monday. "I don't know. I think it's unlikely, to be honest". Center Zaza Pachulia saw his first start in over two weeks after sustaining a left shoulder injury. Read More »

EPS Estimates Revision Screen: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB)

Nationwide Fund Advisors who had been investing in Raytheon Co Common Stock for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $54.14B market cap company. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, March 23 by FBR Capital. A 10 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while4 believe that investors should either steer clear of AMD or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Read More »

Customize your Mini with personalized trim pieces

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Imagine customizing your Hardtop to read "Melissa's Mini" or maybe "Willyz Wheelz". Is this the kind of personalisation you want to see on other cars? Utilizing 3D-printing and laser engraving facilities in Germany, the side scuttles for the exterior turn signals, passenger-side dash trim, LED aluminum door sills and LED door projectors can all be personalized. Read More »