Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Wimbledon wont budge on World Cup final clash, happy with phone viewing Wimbledon wont budge on World Cup final clash, happy with phone viewing

If England defeats Croatia in Wednesday's semifinal, it will feature in a WC final for the first time since lifting the trophy in 1966. According to GlobalWebIndex, just under a fifth of Sports Fans say they use social media to watch or follow spor...

Netflix makes it easier to manage downloaded shows on Android Netflix makes it easier to manage downloaded shows on Android

Not a great deal of friction, to be sure, but it was evidently enough that Netflix has developed a way to automate the process. Imagine you download an episode or two of Stranger Things at home and watch it on the subway ride to work. So a user w...

IHOP faked its name change to IHOb to promote its burgers IHOP faked its name change to IHOb to promote its burgers

IHOP is back after a brief but purposeful name change, and the restaurant chain is apologizing to customers for the ruse with cheap pancakes! When the restaurant chain announced 60 cent short stacks, they also fessed up to faking their IHOb name...

These Android Apps Could Secretly Be Recording Your Screen These Android Apps Could Secretly Be Recording Your Screen

Researchers also found apps belonging to Facebook , along with more than 8,000 apps, sending information to Facebook . On the downside, the scientists did find several instances where apps were sending information to third-party apps without a u...

New OyxgenOS Beta Brings Project Treble Support to OnePlus 5 and 5T New OyxgenOS Beta Brings Project Treble Support to OnePlus 5 and 5T

While the firm has done a pretty good job of supporting its handsets over the past year, the new release is important, mainly because it features support for Google's Project Treble . Previously, hardware companies had to completely overhaul softw...

Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry

Since its return, players have shown off their creativity in Playground-some are even creating Mario Kart tracks . Fortnite's Playground mode , where players can jump in, practice gunplay with fast respawn active, practice building without worryi...

Woman live tweets budding romance, sends Twitter into frenzy Woman live tweets budding romance, sends Twitter into frenzy

A story of two strangers flirting on a plane has captured the imaginations of literally hundreds of thousands of people, and one of the people involved may be familiar to soccer fans. Soon, it seemed that nearly everyone on the plane was rooting for ...

Samsung is reportedly developing a curved battery for its foldable phone Samsung is reportedly developing a curved battery for its foldable phone

Samsung has been working on the Galaxy S10 for a while now and thanks to the leaks, we know nearly everything about the device. The Galaxy S10 will launch at MWC 2019, like this year's Galaxy S9 lineup, as pointed out by Phone Arena . The batte...

Samsung phones reportedly sending photos to contacts without permission Samsung phones reportedly sending photos to contacts without permission

While the issue is confirmed to be on the S9 devices , it's not clear if other devices are affected. Complaints posted on Samsung's customer service portal and on digital forum Reddit suggest that the issue relates to the default messaging ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon

Samsung is also going to launch its new Galaxy Note 9 at a dedicated event on August 9, having already sent out official invites. The Samsung apps are a replacement for some Android Go apps. In a hands-on rumoured video , Russian tipster Eldar M...

Google allowing third party app developers access to millions of gmail accounts Google allowing third party app developers access to millions of gmail accounts

Google plainly states, that "When you give an app full account access, it can see and change almost all information in your Google Account ". The revelation comes a year after Google announced it would stop scanning Gmail inboxes for informat...

Facebook bug unblocked unwanted users Facebook bug unblocked unwanted users

Crucially, if someone had been unblocked, they could have been able to contact the person who blocked them on Messenger. Facebook says the bug is now fixed, and everyone who'd become unblocked has been re-blocked. So, what happens now if you are on...

Fallout 76 New Gameplay Video Fallout 76 New Gameplay Video "The Power of the Atom" Revealed

Of course, with this being a survival game you'll also need to craft some weaponry and defensive tools to guard your settlement from whatever monsters are lurking round in the wasteland or just douchey players that are wondering about. It's taken a l...

NES Classic Edition Relaunches, Gets New 8BitDo Wireless Controller NES Classic Edition Relaunches, Gets New 8BitDo Wireless Controller

Apparently, Nintendo's previous decision to remove the console from the market led to some sellers scalping the few available units while some unofficial developers began to produce bootleg versions. However, do not be surprised if retailers limit ...

WhatsApp groups can now be restricted so only admins can send messages WhatsApp groups can now be restricted so only admins can send messages

After WhatsApp pushed out an update focusing on group admins to Android users early this month, the developer has made a decision to bring more options to iOS fans as well. He sat the Leaving Cert THREE times, but that didn't stop Cathal O'Connel...

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders surface Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders surface

That's essentially the same size as the current Pixel 2 XL . The Pixel 3's dimensions are 145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9mm. Both Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will launch with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and likely 4-6GB of RAM. That includes ...

Apple's effort to fix Maps is over four years in the making Apple's effort to fix Maps is over four years in the making

The new Maps will launch in San Francisco and the Bay Area with the next beta of iOS 12. This is primarily due to the fact that Google Maps offers much superior walking directions where I live than Apple Maps does. "Every version of iOS will get ...

Fortnite is replacing its Final Fight game mode with a reliable favorite Fortnite is replacing its Final Fight game mode with a reliable favorite

Hopefully Epic has some more encouraging news to share later on in the day, because there have been a string of updates so far that don't say anything more than "we're still working on resolving these issues". Despite only being available in the ga...

Asus Zenfone 5z arrives in India on July 4 Asus Zenfone 5z arrives in India on July 4

The telephone will be selective to Flipkart Asus first propelled its leader cell phone arrangement, ZenFone 5 , at MWC 2018 in Barcelona in late February. The screen is protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass . A 3300mAh battery comp...

Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide

Google , however, refused to confirm the cause of the outage and whether or not it was associated with a broken software patch. According to a confirmation received by a spokesperson of Google to TechCrunch , "some" of its customers are experienci...

IOS 12: how to install Apple’s latest iPhone software right now IOS 12: how to install Apple’s latest iPhone software right now

The first thing that you will need to do is enroll your devices in Apple's beta program. But, what about iOS 12 beta 3 for developers and public beta 1 for testers ? As such, we can not recommend you download iOS 12 Beta to your primary iOS de...

Apple plans to launch new high-end audio devices Apple plans to launch new high-end audio devices

We've been anticipating a new AirPods wireless charging case to work with the delayed AirPower charging mat due later this year. In the future, Apple may also add a heart-rate monitor and other health-tracking sensors. An Apple spokeswoman declined...

Supreme Court allows states to collect sales taxes on more online transactions Supreme Court allows states to collect sales taxes on more online transactions

The North Dakota Legislature a year ago passed a law requiring the collection of sales tax from online retailers, effective whenever the U.S. Supreme Court acted to overturn the Quill decision or made a similar ruling, according to Attorney G...

Instagram IGTV launches today: here’s how it works Instagram IGTV launches today: here’s how it works

As a result, you'll be able to watch content from people you already follow but also discover others. "We launched IGTV (a button inside the Instagram home screen , as well as a standalone app) at an event featuring numerous Instagram cr...

AirPower wireless charging pad delayed until next iPhone launch - here's why AirPower wireless charging pad delayed until next iPhone launch - here's why

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple had originally planned to release the gadget by June, with an announcement likely planned for WWDC , but says the launch was delayed due to "technical challenges". At the end of the day, let's hope that ...

Verizon will stop selling customer location data to aggregators Verizon will stop selling customer location data to aggregators

Ron Wyden , a Democrat. "Our top priority is to protect our customers' information, and, to that end, we will be ending our work with aggregators for these services as soon as practical in a way that preserves important, potential lifesaving servic...

Instagram just declared war on YouTube with a new longform-video app

Apple also reportedly plans to launch a streaming video service in spring 2019 , though the service is tied to professionally developed shows rather than the wider community of social media creatives. The difference between its new features and In...

Sony Addresses Fortnite Cross-Play Controversy :: Games :: News :: Fortnite Sony Addresses Fortnite Cross-Play Controversy :: Games :: News :: Fortnite

Fortnite on the Switch can talk to the versions on PC and Xbox , but not the PS4 edition. Players of the popular survival game Fortnite are complaining to Sony that they can not use the same accounts on different consoles. So, Microsoft and...

Disney Teaming Up With Nintendo For A Switch Based TV Show Disney Teaming Up With Nintendo For A Switch Based TV Show

As is evident in the name, the show will be a competition between four families testing their worth in a variety of games for the Nintendo Switch . It's great that Nintendo and Disney have chose to go with a diverse lineup of games, including singl...

Oppo Find X is an all-screen phone with slide-out cameras Oppo Find X is an all-screen phone with slide-out cameras

The pod-mounted rear-facing camera setup has two sensors, one a 16-MP unit with an f/2 .0 lens and and the other a 20-MP snapper with an f/2 .2 lens. and that's what Oppo (the parent company of Oneplus ) is doing with its Find X . The only vari...

Oppo Find X the next to kill Apple’s notch Oppo Find X the next to kill Apple’s notch

The Oppo Find X has a mechanized pop-out function, which The Verge says takes about 0.5 seconds to pop into place. The invite, however, does not reveal the name of the smartphone to be announced at the event, but it is expected that the company w...

Google rolls out Android Messages for web Google rolls out Android Messages for web

Unlike the Messages app for macOS which Apple uses for desktop iMessage access, Google has instead made a web-based chat client. But as expected, Android Messages for web will give you the power to send and receive texts from your computer.

Google Announces General Availability of App Maker Development Tool Google Announces General Availability of App Maker Development Tool

In announcing the general availability of App Maker, Google cited research indicating custom mobile apps can save employees 7.5 hours per week, one of the driving motivations behind the increasing universe of low-code tools in the face of a deart...

2,000 children separated from parents in six weeks under Trump policy 2,000 children separated from parents in six weeks under Trump policy

White House officials are unable to cite any part of USA law that dictates the separations, which were initiated in April after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced " zero tolerance " for unlawful border crossings. Senate in Texas, said he w...

Samsung announces faster Chromebook Plus V2, coming to Best Buy soon Samsung announces faster Chromebook Plus V2, coming to Best Buy soon

Samsung is one of more prolific Chrome OS device makers, and today the company revealed its latest Chromebook hardware. The Chromebook Plus V2 will be available for purchase starting June 24th at Best Buy for $499.99USD. The front camera h...

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