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Siri can read out hidden notifications on locked iOS 11 iPhones

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One of the more clever security features of the iPhone X is that messages and other notifications on the lock screen can only be viewed in their entirety when a person's face is authorized via Face ID . The only messaging app that isn't affected by the bug appears to be Apple's own Messages. We've reached out to Apple and will update this story if we receive a response. Read More »

Dropbox Shares Surge in Nasdaq Trading Debut

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Dropbox shares soared as much as 48 percent to $31 at 11:37 a.m.in NY, giving the company a market value of $11.9 billion. Dropbox's expected range was $18 per share to $20 per share, which was was up two dollars a share from the company's earlier estimate of $16 per share to $18 per share. Read More »

Connect your 2G/3G smartphone to Jio network with pocket-friendly JioFi dongle

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JioFi 4G data card comes with black color shading. Capable of delivering a download speed of up to 150 Mbps, the device is exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. 999, without the benefits. The new model, JioFi JMR815, is available with no cost EMI scheme with HDFC Bank debit or credit card, and at a 5 percent discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit card. Read More »

Rumor: Call of Duty: MW2 Remastered Might Be Single Player Only

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Eurogamer also added a new wrinkle - Modern Warfare 2 Remastered will only include the game's single-player campaign. According to the documents, it appears the remaster is not being handled by Raven Software. Just look at the Modern Warfare remake, which was announced six months prior to its release. If you recall, Modern Warfare Remastered was initially bundled with Infinite Warfare . Read More »

Telstra Sets New Smartphone Speed Record on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

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These features do come at a premium price and anyone making the investment should know that a case is a wise move. musicMagpie also noted that overall smartphone trade-ins, which include handsets from the likes of BlackBerry and Motorola, have spiked by 120 percent - hinting that Samsung's latest flagship could be a hit with customers in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Fortnite streamer Ninja makes $500000 per month (yes, per month)

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Talking further on his revenue source , Ninja said the deal between Amazon Prime and Twitch Prime has also helped. It costs $4.99 a month to subscribe to a streamer's channel. "The combination of that - it's a hybrid". "I think the combination of that [game skill and entertainment] is really fun to watch". Streaming games was his self-imposed reward for doing well in school and work. Read More »

OnePlus 6: Everything We Know So Far

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Based on all the rumours and leaked images we have seen so far, the OnePlus 6 will sport an iPhone X-like notch as that seems to be the new industry trend. Further, in terms of performance, OnePlus 6 is confirmed to house Snapdragon 845 chipset with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB inbuilt storage capacity. Read More »

Amazon introduces GameOn at GDC 2018

GameOn supports a wide variety of titles and because it is platform agnostic will allow competitions between players regardless of what device they use. " GameOn saved us months of development and a whole lot of maintenance and logistical overhead in the long run", Eden Games CMO Pascal Clarysse told Engadget . Read More »

BJP terms Rahul's attack 'rhetoric of a loser'

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Prasad said the government fully supports freedom of press, speech and expression and is for exchange of ideas on social media. She hit out Rahul for his remark on BJP president and said, it was astonishing that the congress president chose to make allegations against BJP chief even though ha had been cleared by the court. Read More »

Lenovo K5 and K5 Play launched; Specs, features and price

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It comes with a dual-camera sensor of 13 MP and 2 MP and will be available with a price tag of 699 Yuan (Rs 7,198). There is no word on the global availability of the phones. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 2GB/3GB variants. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 SoC clubbed with 3GB/4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, depending on the variant. Read More »

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is asking users to delete Facebook

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Brian Acton sold WhatsApp to Facebook for a whopping $19 billion dollars and had been working with Facebook since the last September 2017. Brian Acton, who quit Facebook-owned instant messaging application - WhatsApp a year ago to start his own foundation took Twitter asking users to delete Facebook. Read More »

Match highlights as Italy lead Scotland in Rome

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Nick Grigg did the initial damage with a midfield break, then Tommy Seymour carried on up the left. Scotland fought back, with captain John Barclay pulling his side back to within five points. It's down to me to put them over and thankfully I was able to do that on Saturday. Scotland had to fight back into the game again and this time it was Sean Maitland who touched down, latching on to Grieg Laidlaw's long miss pass to put him in the clear. Read More »

'Phat' PS3 Owners Have Until April 15 to Claim $65

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Later models did not come with this feature, and it was disabled in older models with a firmware update in 2010. First things first, you'll need to have owned a "fat" PlayStation 3 purchased sometime between November 1, 2006 and April 1, 2010 . Read More »

AMZN) — Amazoncom Inc (NASDAQ

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The stock decreased 1.70% or $26.75 during the last trading session, reaching $1544.93. About 1.22 million shares traded. The business's quarterly revenue was up 38.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Hitchwood Lp owns 225,000 shares for 1.24% of their portfolio. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs owns 5,004 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Amazon .com had 280 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Four terrorists killed in Kupwara encounter

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Four militants have been killed in the gun fight which erupted in Halmatpora area of Kupwara district, the Army has claimed. He said they suspect that a large group of militants has been trapped in the forest area. The operation was also aided by the Army's Para Commandos. "Four terrorists have been killed so far and operation continues", a Srinagar-based defence spokesperson said. Read More »

Instagram Testing Out Quote-Tweet Style Resharing For Stories

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How it works: BigCommerce merchants can tag products in Instagram posts, making information such as pricing and product descriptions available with a single tap. You can select a post on Instagram and add it to your Instagram story instead of manually screenshotting and posting the image. Only public images/videos can be reshared, and the feature will can also be turned off in the app's settings panel. Read More »

Nindies Showcase Spring 2018 Recap

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While the newest batch may not have a standout like Rocket League or Stardew Valley (and cult favorite Undertale still doesn't have a release date), several notable mobile games like Reigns and Banner Saga are coming, along with a revamp of the PlayStation classic puzzler Lumines. Read More »

DirectX 12 Receives Brand-New "Raytracing" Feature

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Two of the biggest companies in the games space have announced a partnership to bring real-time raytracing to PC games this year. Remedy Entertainment's technology team manager Miko Orrenmaa, said that developing on Nvidia RTX , enabled the team to " prototype new lighting, reflection, and ambient occlusion techniques, with significantly better visual fidelity than traditional rasterisation techniques ". Read More »

HTC Desire 12+ With Snapdragon 450 SoC and Dual Cameras Goes Official

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The Desire 12 + comes equipped with dual cameras, allowing users to utilise the bokeh effect when taking photos. The software is Android Oreo 8.0 and there's a fingerprint scanner on the back too. The Snapdragon 450 is the chipset of choice here. HTC hasn't confirmed details like the phones' pricing, launch date, regional availability, or the full range of colors, but did confirm to Engadget that gold will definitely be an option. Read More »

HTC Vive Pro launches in early April for £800

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Along with the pricing, HTC is also likely to announce the list of the markets for the first wave of Vive Pro sales, said the sources. The customers who have purchased the HTC Vive Pro HMD before June 3, 2018, will be receiving a free trial of six-month to the Viveport subscription. Read More »

Assassin's Creed 2019 is Allegedly Set in Greece - Rumor

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After the success of Assassin's Creed Origins with its gorgeous open world ancient Egypt, it's no wonder that people are turning their thoughts to where the next game in the series could take place. In the video below, you can see a comparison between the original PC edition (2014) and PS4 Pro versions. Does this confirm that the series is now officially moving away from annual releases to being released every two years? That makes it sounds like the new game would be more of a spin-off ... Read More »

Nimbus smashes SSD records with 100TB monster

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It features 100,000 IOPS random read/write performance and up to 500MB/sec throughput. Basically, optimized for capacity and efficiency, Nimbus Data's DC100 is a 3.5-inch form factor and has a SATA interface used by hard drives, which means it can work as a plug-and-play compatible with hundreds of storage and server platforms. Read More »

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy 'arrested over campaign financing'

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In 2014, France's second-largest public television channel, France-3 aired an audio excerpt from a 2011 interview with Muammar Gaddafi. Sarkozy has dismissed claims he was the recipient of any illicit funds. In January, a French businessman suspected of playing a role in the financing scheme, Alexandre Djouhri, was arrested in London on a warrant issued by France "for offences of fraud and money laundering". Read More »

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Parkside Investments LLC

Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC now owns 80,553 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $11,407,000 after buying an additional 2,703 shares in the last quarter. portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Raymond James Trust Na has invested 2.36% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. Alphamark Advsr Ltd Llc owns 0.28% invested in Apple Inc. Read More »

New "God Of War" Game Play Reveals More Mature Story

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In the following video, Kratos waves his axe around tearing apart enemies. At any rate, we will just have to wait and see what the future holds for God of War as a whole. What was surprising, however, was the final moments of the demo, as Kratos and Atreus come face to face with a witch and are invited into a world that's full of vibrant colours. Read More »

Anchor Bay students on gun violence: 'Enough is enough'

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As to future plans, Martin said, "We will have some student and administration meetings with the community". "Parents who have questions about the code are encouraged to contact their child's school building principal". Other demonstrations called for outright gun control legislation. We are exhausted for asking nicely. "This is not a political statement", she added. Read More »

Sensor Tower: Fortnite players spend $1.5 million on iOS version

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Now mobile Fortnite will only be available to iOS11 users, meaning that it doesn't yet support Android devices. Resources found in loot increased from 30 to 100. Outside of its massive market size, what do you find most appealing about the mobile gaming market? The game is currently available for Xbox One , PS4 and PC, and is now taking the first steps to becoming available for the iPhone and iPad. Read More »

PUBG Mobile is live on Android, iOS

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In the meantime, feel free to download PUBG Mobile on your own device and let us know what you think! This gives the game an advantage over battle royale competitor Fortnite: Battle Royale , which launched on iOS last Wednesday in preview form, as that only supports iPhone 6S and newer. Read More »

Purchase a Pixel 2 XL on finance and receive $200 credit

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Google Pixel 2 XL has a price tag of $849 for the 64 GB model and $949 for the 128 GB model. These are significant savings and essentially puts the XL model at the same price of the base Google Pixel 2. The cost will automatically be deducted upon checkout. For the 128 GB model of the Pixel 2 XL, the price will be reduced from $950 to $750. The best example for that has to be the Google Pixel XL , which has been plagued by issues ever since its inception in late 2016. Read More »

GameOn: 12 Things to Know About Amazon's New Gaming Service

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Amazon will provide integrations for PC, mobile and console titles. It runs across all operating systems and device platforms, allowing developers to focus on their gameplay instead of complex networking synchronisation. The company hosted an e-sports competition in 2016 that was dedicated to the online battle game Vainglory and another one centered around the popular online fantasy card game Hearthstone the following year. Read More »

Russian President Putin wins presidential elections, secures fourth term

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He criticised the seven contenders challenging Mr Putin for failing to protest against ballot stuffing and other irregularities tainting the election, saying on his blog that "such candidates aren't worthy of your vote". "If Putin wants Russian Federation to build a modern economy, he can't do that in conflict with the West, ' ' said Antonenko". As a power struggle within the ruling elite over his succession looms, he may need it. Read More »

SEGA Announces Sonic Mania Plus & More During SXSW

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Given the massive popularity of the Sonic video game series, the Sega x PUMA RS-0 Sonic figures to be one of Puma's most popular sneaker releases of the Summer. Digital versions of this version will also be available for each system, along with PC. Sonic, R logo, and cars. Although Sonic Mania is the highest-rated Sonic game in 15 years according to SEGA , the decision to not release disc copies didn't sit well with retail fans, and even Mania's collector's edition ... Read More »

Trump Bans Purchases of Venezuelan Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

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The ICO plans of the Venezuelan government have been mired in mystery as the country announced the issue of its own cryptocurrency with state owned "miners". "This is about providing oxygen to people, not a government", Jimenez said in an interview at the bustling Caracas office of The Social Us, where a dozen young programmers scrawled code in pink markers on glass windows overlooking a verdant valley and busily designed promotional materials for the petro . Read More »

Samsung's future as a display supplier for Apple may be in jeopardy

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Initial manufacture of the displays is said to be taking place in a large facility in Santa Clara, with the long-term aim to halt the reliance on competitors, such as LG and Samsung , to produce screens . The report says Apple Watch would receive the new displays first, followed by iPhone, but the advancements are still likely years away. Insider sources reveal that the company is secretly working on its own "MicroLED" display technology that it will use for future Apple Watches ... Read More »

LEGO The Incredibles game confirmed for consoles and PC

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The game is set to release for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. Interestingly, The Incredibles marks the first time that the Lego franchise has adapted a Pixar franchise, so it'll be interesting to see the results. It will most likely contain a few nods and winks to other Pixar films as the LEGO games are usually jam-packed with references for the fans. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, Dash, and Jack Jack - in LEGO form as they (presumably) will take on baddies and showcase ... Read More »

Sea of Thieves working on "super cool" Asian-style cosmetics

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Instead of tossing several GBs worth of data at players to download before being able to play the game, Rare instead stuck the Sea of Thieves day one patch in the in-game store. Inevitably, Sea of Thieves will have a Day One Patch upon its release this week, but it's not what you think it is. Sea Of Thieves is an action-adventure game developed by Rare, is based on the Unreal Engine, and is published by Microsoft Game Studios. Read More »

Google set to cash in on product searches

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It will also bridge some of the gap caused by the European Union ruling that Google must let other shopping services advertise in its Google Shopping search results. For instance, a shopper looking for decoration items for the home on their phone can see the listing of the same from a retailer and add that to their Express cart. Read More »

Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in US state of Arizona

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The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died, according to police. Uber is pausing its autonomous vehicle tests after a woman died in Arizona. An Uber spokeswoman said the company was "fully cooperating" with the local authorities. Tempe Police says the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and a vehicle operator was also behind the wheel. Read More »

Tinder sues rival app Bumble for allegedly copying them

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The suit argues that Bumble's co-founders had released "at least two features that [they] learned of and developed confidentially while at Tinder in violation of confidentiality agreements". District court in Waco, Texas. Match alleges that its utility patent gives Tinder the exclusive right to use to "a computer implemented method of profile matching". Read More »

Twitter to ban cryptocurrency ads

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The unofficial report also states that Twitter may also impose a limited ban on ads related to cryptocurrency exchanges . The Twitter ban will reportedly include ads for cryptocurrency token sales, digital currency wallets, and initial coin offerings . Read More »

The next Apple Watch could feature a MicroLED display

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Apple is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, Bloomberg reported on Sunday (March 18). Ultimately, Apple will likely outsource production of its new screen technology to minimize the risk of hurting its bottom line with manufacturing snafus. Read More »

WhatsApp for Android gets a slew of group-focused features

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Lastly, click on it, enter the description of the group and click on OK. These will also be available on the chat screen as a box, tapping on which will take you to the description. Additionally, a user can now switch between voice and video calling. It was introduced in beta version for Android 2.18.54 and 2.18.28 in case of windows. Read More »

City Easter egg hunt is Sunday

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The Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in West Hartford . Enjoy traditional holiday fun at the 12th annual Easter Egg Roll in Pequot Library's Auditorium and on the Great Lawn. Attendees are asked to bring a canned good or toiletry item to support Love, Inc., a private social service agency based in Burlington. Kids of all ages are invited to this free community event . Read More »

Syracuse Orange vs. Michigan State Spartans Odds Preview 03/18/18

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A Bridges three-point play closed out the scoring in the half. 10 of them came in concession where Bridges did not need any help to send Bucknell home . "I thought we were playing Purdue". Unfortunately for Thomas and the Bison, his hot-hand could not be sustained for 40 minutes and he did not have much help. Read More »

Accord Party Sues, Gets Court To Stop National Assembly From Reordering Elections

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In Attorney-General, Abia State v. Attorney-General of the Federation (2002) 1 WRN 1 at 45, Kutigi CJN (as he then was) held that 'where the provision in the Act is within the legislative powers of the National Assembly but the constitution is found to have already made the same or similar provision, then the new provision will be regarded as invalid for duplication and/or inconsistency and therefore inoperative'. Read More »

Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF (VOOG) Rises 0.07% for Mar 15

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Vestpro Financial Partners Inc. dba CPF Texas acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $295,000. Resources Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 19,179 shares of the company's stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 17,565 shares during the period. Read More »

Nintendo Switch 'Nindies Showcase' Video Announced for Next Week

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Next week's Nindies Showcase can be viewed at Nintendo's live video website (http://live.nintendo.com) and on YouTube . Blossom Tales, a pixelated game styled after A Link to the Past, released on Switch in December, about nine months after its PC release, but sold 20 times more copies on Switch, saving developer Castle Pixel in the process. Read More »

Drake and Ninja's 'Fortnite' battle sets a new Twitch record

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More than 600,000 people tuned in to watch the pair play the survival co-op shooting game on the streaming service. Also, we got to hear a bit of commentary from Drake and Ninja . Last night, popular streamer Ninja teamed up with R & B performer Drake for an all-star session that resulted in over 550,000 concurrent views most of the evening, along with huge social media traffic. Read More »