• Buy an Xbox One Bundle, Get a Free Echo Dot
Buy an Xbox One Bundle, Get a Free Echo Dot

You are not forced to utilize the new avatars and you can absolutely keep that fun character that you've had for years. Until then, enjoy the October Update and happy gaming! My favorite addition is the inclusion of all-new Xbox Avatars.

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  • Samsung's New Phone Has FOUR Rear Cameras, Says Leak
Samsung's New Phone Has FOUR Rear Cameras, Says Leak

Samsung's Galaxy A9 has finally entered the mid-range ring. It'll go on sale in the United Kingdom in November, starting at £549. The Galaxy A9 is a glass/metal sandwich like most premium phones launching today. This is to "soak in the light and create brighter images". The other thing you'll miss out on opting for the A9 over the S9 o...

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  • She gone: Google+ network closes indefinitely after security breach
She gone: Google+ network closes indefinitely after security breach

That decision could run afoul of relatively new rules in California and Europe governing when a company must disclose a security incident. Google announced that it is going to shut down its social network platform Google Plus because of the massive data breach.

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  • Google to finally shut down Google Plus as massive security breach revealed
Google to finally shut down Google Plus as massive security breach revealed

One of Google +'s People APIs allowed 438 external apps to obtain users' names, email addresses, occupations, genders and ages, even for accounts that were made private. "Our goal is to support a wide range of useful apps, while ensuring that everyone is confident that their data is secure". Google will limit Android apps' ability to access SMS ...

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  • Windows 10 Update Pulled After Users Report Deleted Photos and Files
Windows 10 Update Pulled After Users Report Deleted Photos and Files

However, that didn't go quite well, as many problems began arising for users who were updating to the newest version of Windows 10 . "While we can not guarantee the outcome of any file recovery work, if you have manually checked for updates and believe you have an issue with missing files, please minimise your use of the affected device and cont...

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  • OnePlus 6T event officially locked in for October 30
OnePlus 6T event officially locked in for October 30

OnePlus is selling early-bird tickets for $20 until October 10 when the price will rise to $30; you can visit the website for the full terms and conditions regarding those. With the OnePlus 6T , OnePlus is ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack. The company will also sell the OnePlus 6T launch invites for Rs 999. The pre-order offer has ...

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  • Google exposed personal data of nearly 500,000 and didn't disclose it
Google exposed personal data of nearly 500,000 and didn't disclose it

Shares of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc, were down 2.6% following the news. In fact, usage is pretty minimal on the site, with "90 percent of Google + user sessions" being "less than five seconds". The bug gave apps access to information on a person's Google + profile that can be marked as private. Now, users will be given greater co...

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  • Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch ‘PureDisplay’ HDR panel, Snapdragon 636 SoC launched
Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch ‘PureDisplay’ HDR panel, Snapdragon 636 SoC launched

It shipped a (mostly) pristine version of Android and committed to fast, regular updates that they have more or less delivered on. How much does the Nokia 7 .1 cost? The phone will be sold in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel colour options, across global markets, starting October this year.

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  • The best new features in Windows 10 October 2018 update
The best new features in Windows 10 October 2018 update

Yesterday, Microsoft pulled a fast one and announced the Windows 10 October 2018 Update along with its Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 , and Surface Studio 2 machines. Microsoft has said that it'll start the automatic update process on October 9. It says that this will mean that your PC will prompt you to complete the update that it downl...

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  • ‘Presidential Alert:’ Nationwide EAS, WEA test Wednesday at 1:18 p.m.
‘Presidential Alert:’ Nationwide EAS, WEA test Wednesday at 1:18 p.m.

Eastern time Wednesday, Americans across the country will be interrupted by an urgent notification on their cellphones. This alert is just a test of a national presidential alert system, which will be used in the future in only dire circumstances, such as a missile launched by another country at the US, reported CBS News .

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  • Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video

Surface Pro series has been a benchmark for the high-end mobile PCs. Ahead of the unveiling, a new report has hinted at the changes that we can expect from the upcoming devices. Among all the Surface devices, only the Surface Book 2 comes with a USB Type-C port built in. There's also a possibility to see a new Surface Studio at Microsoft's eve...

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  • Nationwide wireless emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday
Nationwide wireless emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday

While the Emergency Alert System has been tested before, the Wednesday test will be the first time the nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert system will be tested. Users can not opt out of receiving the WEA test. The " Presidential Alert " will use the same special tone and vibration as Tornado Warnings and AMBER Alerts.

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  • ‘Fortnite’ Season 6: Darkness Rises is Here Just in Time for Halloween
‘Fortnite’ Season 6: Darkness Rises is Here Just in Time for Halloween

Eventually it made its way to Loot Lake where it promptly melted and formed a odd, bouncy purple layer on top of the water's surface for a number of days. Other changes include the introduction of " shadow stones ", consumables that turn you invisible when you stand still. Corrupted areas have Shadow Stones scattered about, which should be consumed...

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  • Twitter loses it after woman closes her own vehicle door
Twitter loses it after woman closes her own vehicle door

Whether the gesture was planned or not, it worked wonders on people observing it on social media. First time I've seen an on-duty princess shut her own vehicle door... "Usually royalty and dignitaries have someone to open/close vehicle doors for security reasons: nothing to do with "princess behaviour", tweeted William Hanson, an etiquette coac...

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  • Google Rebrands Feed as 'Discover,' Adds It to Google Mobile Homepage
Google Rebrands Feed as 'Discover,' Adds It to Google Mobile Homepage

In terms of videos, Google is using "computer vision" to grasp the content of videos and highlight them in Search . New feature Discover ("Discover") will provide recommendations to the user based on his interests. To mark the 20th anniversary of search , Google has introduced tons of new features for a refreshed user experience across ...

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  • Samsung’s Android Go smartphone starts selling in Kenya for Kshs 10,500
Samsung’s Android Go smartphone starts selling in Kenya for Kshs 10,500

The device's local availability comes just a month after it was announced globally and went on sale immediately in Malaysia and India . The smartphone is supposed to 6,28-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD resolution+. It looks like the trend for dual camera smartphones is slowly declining. Also featured is the Samsung's intellig...

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  • Facebook's Portal could be announced next week, coming in two variants
Facebook's Portal could be announced next week, coming in two variants

Amazon has not revealed how many Echo devices it has sold worldwide since 2014, but said Alexa's "interlocutors" are tens of millions worldwide. Alexa Microwave: Here comes the Alexa powered microwave oven that had perhaps raked up the most curiosity.

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  • Red Dead Online rolling out in November
Red Dead Online rolling out in November

Rockstar cited their focus on Red Dead Redemption 2's single player and their struggles with launching and maintaining GTA Online in 2013 as reasons for the staggered launch of Red Dead Online . What do you make of these new Red Dead Redemption 2 screenshots? Red Dead Redemption is one of the most impressive virtual worlds we've seen, an...

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  • Samsung's triple-camera A7 smartphone is now official
Samsung's triple-camera A7 smartphone is now official

Samsung unveiled on Thursday its first smartphone with a triple camera. It's got a side fingerprint sensor, Dolby Atmos sound tech and comes in blue, black, gold and pink. Samsung hasn't revealed the name of the processor yet, but the specifications say that it is an octa-core processor with a clock speed of 2.2GHz paired with 4GB of RAM and 64G...

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  • IPhone XS and XS Max drop test reveals which will crack first
IPhone XS and XS Max drop test reveals which will crack first

The turnout on Friday was in line with reliable Apple tipster Ming-Chi Kuo, who issued a research note outlining his opinions on a lower interest prediction in the first-week pre-orders of the iPhone XS . The use of glass on front and back of the new models "doubles the likelihood of drop damage", and even the smallest crack on the back glass wi...

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  • Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 has a triple camera setup
Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A7 has a triple camera setup

The newest Galaxy A series phone is the first Samsung phone to come with three cameras on the back. The camera also features Samsung's intelligent Scene optimiser, like the Galaxy Note9, which will automatically categorize subjects as well as adjust the colour , contrast, and brightness to optimise image quality.

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  • Google Home Hub Is An Amazon Echo Show Rival Coming This Fall
Google Home Hub Is An Amazon Echo Show Rival Coming This Fall

We'll hopefully hear more about the device on October 9 at Google's big show. But Lenovo's display is an inch bigger. Starting with the design, the Google Home Hub looks like a mash-up of an Android tablet and the Google Home Max .

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  • Amazon is Readying the Alexa Device You Dreamed of: a Microwave
Amazon is Readying the Alexa Device You Dreamed of: a Microwave

Smart speakers are becoming a fixture in our households. Amazon is all set to introduce a range of Alexa-powered devices before the end of the year. Voice assistants have slowly spread from smartphones and smart speakers, landing on computers, cars and much more. "We want customers to be able to use Alexa wherever they are", Bezos said in...

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  • Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October
Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October

Soon after that, she heard a weird noise from her bag which she described as "whistling and screeching" sounds. As she was alone in the elevator, the woman reportedly panicked and her visibility was also compromised due to the thick smoke. The issue, which the company says is the only one reported , has triggered memories of the battery explosions...

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  • Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Now Live
Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Now Live

The user can buy second iPhone that can range from iPhone 8 to iPhone XS max that will get amortized credits worth $700. The iPhone Xs , iPhone Xs Max , and iPhone Xr will be available for pre-order directly from Apple on the Apple.com site and in the Apple Store app starting at midnight Pacific.

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  • The new iPhone XR's six available colors, ranked
The new iPhone XR's six available colors, ranked

Apple announced new iPhones today, the two new flag high-end phones are called the iPhone XS (pronounced "ten S") and the iPhone Xs Max . (For a while, we used the icky word "phablet"- for part-phone part-tablet - to describe them.) But now Apple's largest bests even Samsung's Note 9, which measures 6.4 inches.

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  • New iPhones May Support Dual SIM Cards
New iPhones May Support Dual SIM Cards

And Italy tends to be among the first wave of countries to get the new iPhones when Apple unveils new devices . Numerous rumours have encircled the new iPhones for the past few months, including the now widely held belief that an iPhone X Plus will have a 6.5-inch OLED display.

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  • Apple will livestream its iPhone event on Twitter for the first time
Apple will livestream its iPhone event on Twitter for the first time

Spotted by ATH (with extra context added by The Verge ) the names were seen in an XML file of Apple's product sitemap from the official Apple website . So, in keeping with that theme, we're expecting an iPhone XS . It is now said that the tech giant Apple will be able to introduce a new iPad Pro , with the so-called USB-C type port.

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  • Leak claims cases for new iPhones found in Walmart
Leak claims cases for new iPhones found in Walmart

They're both tipped to include Apple's faster A12 chipset and 4GB of RAM (up from the 3GB in the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus ). At least the price is 800 euros there easily and just becomes nearly 25 thousand hryvnias here. Other than the specifications, the only major revelations are the names of the other models, and we think we might know at lea...

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  • Elon Musk Smokes Weed, Drops Science, Triggers Drop in Tesla Stock Price
Elon Musk Smokes Weed, Drops Science, Triggers Drop in Tesla Stock Price

Shares for Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent Friday as the Thursday night podcast clip went viral, according to The Associated Press . Morton and Toledano's departures come after the US Securities and Exchange Commission opened an inquiry into Musk's aborted privatisation plan and they join other senior executives who have left Tesla , ...

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  • Apple's Upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone Reportedly Named 'iPhone XS Max' [u]
Apple's Upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone Reportedly Named 'iPhone XS Max' [u]

The power button and the volume rockers are placed in identical positions as the iPhone X . Others are reading the name as " iPhone Excess". The invite could, however, be highlighting the venue that is the Apple Park campus that comes as a giant circular building.

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  • How to watch Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg testify to Congress live
How to watch Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg testify to Congress live

Rosenberger, who testified before the same committee on foreign influence on social media last month, said she has "every expectation that [the hearing] will be serious from the lawmakers' side". technology giants. Facebook has faced criticism for being a hotbed of misinformation during the 2016 election , with a large chunk of the content...

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  • Facebook, Twitter execs to face lawmakers over foreign influence operations
Facebook, Twitter execs to face lawmakers over foreign influence operations

Conservative Republicans in Congress have criticized social media companies for what they say are politically motivated practices in removing some content, a charge the companies have repeatedly rejected. Dorsey's testimony comes as some Republicans, including President Donald Trump, are increasingly claiming that social media and other mainstr...

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  • Huawei launches Kirin 980, world's first commercial 7nm processor
Huawei launches Kirin 980, world's first commercial 7nm processor

At the ongoing IFA 2018 , Huawei announced to 7nm Kirin 980 SoC with Dual NPU and Mali G73 GPU. In the first five months on sale the Huawei P20 Pro and the P20 have sold a hugely impressive 10million units worldwide. Starting from its basic block design, Huawei's the first with the Kirin 980 at two ends. The Cortex A76 is a one of ...

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  • Microsoft Is Interested in Acquiring Even More New Studios
Microsoft Is Interested in Acquiring Even More New Studios

That works out cheaper than buying an Xbox One S outright and subscribing to Live Gold and Game Pass separately. For $21.99/month, you get all the same perks, but an Xbox One S instead. "All brand-new Xbox One S 1TB or Xbox One X consoles, including available console bundles, can be purchased with Xbox All Access ". You don't have to plu...

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