Technology

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:25

It only works with one-to-one chats at this stage - so video calls and group chats remain unencrypted. It is important to note that no chat content from these conversations will be displayed in the chat list, or with other notifications - in order to keep any shared information private.

by | January 11, 2018 | 22:07

The renderings look very nice. The Forte marks a major redesign effort for the Kia brand, simply because the compact vehicle is one of its top sellers in the U.S. Kia says that the most obvious evolution is the change from the old cab-forward setup to a more sweptback style, highlighted by creases in the hood and design cues throughout, including front fascia changes.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:23

First, Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition will come to Switch in Spring 2018 includes all characters, maps, missions, and DLC from both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game. New for this release is Funky Kong, who can double jump, pull off infinite rolls and infinite underwater corkscrews. and can use his surfboard to bounce across spikes and hover in the air.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:19

Monster Hunter: World is in development for PS4, Xbox One and PC. The community-based initiative aims to pair new players with a more experienced gamer to wean them into the harsh world . "So, hopefully, PC users won't mind waiting a little bit longer for us to bring you a really great optimised PC experience", he added. It is worth noting that the game can be released a patch the first day, however, he is unlikely to seriously increase the size of the game.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:13

DJ Koh, president of Samsung's mobile business, said its first flagship smartphone of the year will be unveiled at the trade show in February with the sales date also announced at the event. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus would run Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 depending on the region. With an MWC debut in February, the Galaxy S9 should hit the market sometime in March.

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:13

Last month, prior to the Christmas period, Square Enix was quoted saying that their next goal with Final Fantasy XV is to release the game on the Nintendo Switch. Full controller support, Steam Trading Cards and more to optimize the PC player experience. In a new livestream today, Square Enix has now shared the amount of characters that will be a part of the Season Pass for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT .

by | January 11, 2018 | 21:14

The sound quality from the vibrating screen was decent, and the haptic feedback made it feel like you were touching, if not physical buttons, then at least something . Some of Redux's tech has already appeared in PCs and vehicle infotainment systems. If replaced, that could leave more space for a larger battery or other components: even, perhaps, the return of the 3.5mm headphone jack, were Google so inclined.

by | January 11, 2018 | 18:17

Another password bug has been uncovered in macOS High Sierra , and while it's not almost as serious as the one which cropped up late last year , it's still highly embarrassing for Apple as the new year kicks off. As you can notice from the screenshots, there is not a whole lot of damage that one can do by messing around with the App Store settings. Apple has reportedly already fixed the bug in beta versions of the next macOS High Sierra update, which will be rolled out to the public in ...

by | January 11, 2018 | 18:15

It looks pretty cute, and it'll be free so I'm sure players will get their fill or at least have some fun with it. The update will also include some new outfits for Mario to wear on his journeys through the different kingdoms. The Super Mario Odyssey update will also see the addition of three new costumes, including a Super Mario Sunshine-themed shirt and glasses, knight armor and a musician's outfit.

by | January 11, 2018 | 18:12

The update features security fixes to resolve recent security flaws, namely, the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. While the update did successfully address the Meltdown attack against Intel's implementation of speculative execution, it also introduced a regression that caused booting problems.

by | January 11, 2018 | 13:20

But not the older messages and the ones for which the stranger doesn't have the end-to-end encryption key. "The confidentiality of the group is broken as soon as the uninvited member can obtain all the new messages and read them", says Paul Rösler, one of the Ruhr University researchers who co-authored a paper on the group messaging vulnerabilities .

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:15

As it works to comply with the rules, Apple is reassuring users in mainland China that even though their data is being stored on Chinese servers, it will be protected. In an email sent to mainland Chinese customers, Apple says that this move allows "us to continue improving the speed and reliability of iCloud and to comply with Chinese regulations".

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:10

The 2019 Edge in the United States remains about the same mechanically in its base form, using the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which has received an additional 5 hp for a total of 250 horsepower (186 kilowatts). More importantly efficiency has additional gains from the switch from a six-speed automatic to an eight-speed gearbox - which is now operated via a new rotary knob, instead of the classic gear lever.

by | January 11, 2018 | 03:12

Planned to roll out in the first half of the year, Dish customers can use the Google Assistant to control their TV when paired with the Assistant on speakers like Google Home, Android phones or iPhones. As the Smart Display features a FHD touchscreen, entering into the device will show you recent reminders, timers, music, or other interactive data. Google has taken over Las Vegas, promoting it's product "Home" in an effort to gain ground on Amazon's Echo .

by | January 10, 2018 | 23:13

Hyperkin has a prototype of this device on hand at CES 2018 , showing off a handheld that looks somewhat similar to the Game Boy Pockets of the past. We'll probably see the name change before launch, and who knows what changes Hyperkin will make to the device while it remains in development. Hyperkin's Game Boy clone is expected to arrive near the end of summer for under $100.

by | January 10, 2018 | 22:24

Specialists from the Zurich Forensic Institute were studying the battery to determine the cause of the incident, police said. "They sprinkled quartz sand over the overheated battery so that the smoke could be contained and sucked out after switching on the ventilation", said the statement .

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:31

One of the top trends sweeping the smart home market at this year's show has been the further integration of consumer connected devices with the leading voice-based artificial intelligence (AI) assistants, as companies look to take advantage of the popular emerging voice platforms.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:05

The DRVLINE ™ platform goes on to incorporate the best components and technology, which will go on to leverage Samsung's global expertise in electronics, IoT and embedded systems, which goes on to include in-car compute for Levels 3,4 and 5 automation.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:54

Windows on ARM is, however, built for long battery life so you will still get some fantastic battery life and standby performance out of the Miix 630 . This is a feature that I look for on any new PC, as it just makes sense for the device to recognize me when I'm sitting in front of it. Its full-sized backlit keyboard comes with precision touchpad as well and the digital pen will support up to 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:21

Apple's lead would be followed by other companies, the shareholders said. In a letter to the smartphone maker dated January 6, activist investor Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System urged Apple to create ways for parents to restrict children's access to their mobile phones.

by | January 10, 2018 | 14:22

Even with no internal battery, the mouse can hold enough charge to keep it connected for a few seconds if you lift it off the pad. My only real gripe was that the USB cable that connects the mouse or mouse pad to the computer was tight, making switching to wired mode more hard than it needed to be.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:58

The new factory will help the companies hedge currency risks - and also may keep them out of the White House's crosshairs. After reassessing the market, Toyota Motor Corp. Toyota and Mazda are expected to split the cost of the plant, but state and local governments expect to heavily incentivize the automakers for locating in Alabama.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:53

At CES® 2018, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today announced two Qualcomm ® Home Hub platforms supporting Google's Android Things . You'll find more on Qualcomm's Smart Audio Platform right here . This comprehensive solution is engineered to help reduce the complexity of smart speaker development, improve development time and reduce cost.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:12

Thick clouds of dark smoke could be seen billowing out of the Sanchi tanker, engulfing the vessel as rescue efforts were hampered by bad weather and fire on and around the ship, Mohammad Rastad, head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organisation , told Iranian television.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:01

These closures and cancelations stranded an estimated 13,000 tourists in the Swiss ski town, which is home to a local population of 5,500. Despite the fact that they are stranded, the tourists are reported to be in good spirits. More than 13,000 people were trapped without electricity in the upmarket Swiss town of Zermatt after more than 5ft of snow fell in two days. But the 29 people staying there managed to escape unharmed through the garage.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:52

Following Alexa's footsteps, Google has created a consolidated database which lists all of the Assistant's functions on a dedicated page on the Google Assistant website. Google also appears to be doubling down on "Hey Google" as a call sign for the Assistant; in briefings given to Android Central throughout the week, representatives from Google and other companies demoing products didn't use "OK Google" at all, and actively encouraged us to start using the less formal greeting going ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:29

They also allegedly accused her of being friends with a Muslim man. She committed suicide on January 6. After the men of the right-wing group left, the 20-year-old woman hanged herself. Dhanyashree, in a private chat with her friend, had spoken about communal incidents and how hatred in the name of caste and religion was futile, In response to a question posed by her friend, identified as Santosh, the woman had replied that she "loved Muslims".

by | January 10, 2018 | 08:54

Collider has the scoop, revealing that Tim Miller ( Deadpool ) is developing a potential solo movie for the all-powerful mutant. Chances are Fox will cast a relative unknown as it begins to make plans for an X-Men franchise sans Hugh Jackman.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:33

Barry Bennell , who worked as a youth coach in northern England from the 1970s to the 1990s, is accused of 48 counts of child sexual abuse. He was regarded as one of the sport's best talent-spotters, was known for developing talented footballers and spent many years coaching and scouting boys for several junior teams affiliated to Manchester City.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:28

Fisker teased the reveal of the EMotion in recent days, showing off the butterfly doors, and giving us a glimpse of the interior. "With the EMotion, we're introducing edgy, dramatic and emotionally-charged design/proportions complemented with technological innovation that moves us into the future", stated Henrik Fisker .

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:25

Main antagonist Doktor Straub returns, unleashing new zombies which Activision promises will be "more cunning, quick, and even more bloodthirsty than before". The Resistance delivers a series of new multiplayer maps, a new Nazi Zombies map, as well as a new War Mode mission called Operation Intercept .

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:37

It's only been a few days since the reveal of Paladins: Battlegrounds - the battle royale mode of Hi-Rez's class-based shooter - and the studio has revealed pre-Alpha gameplay footage of the game in motion. "And then I also expect that some people who like old-style MMO PvP-style Battlegrounds will like it as well". Back when the game was first released, many claimed that it was a direct Overwatch rip-off , and there was even discussion of whether Blizzard could sue over how blatant ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:31

The investigation, opened on Friday, will be led by French consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF , part of the Economy Ministry, according to the report. Under French law, companies risk fines of up to 5 percent of their annual sales for deliberately shortening the life of their products to spur demand to replace them.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:17

Rare's executive producer Joe Neate shared more details on the closed beta that starts on January 24 in an Xbox Wire post for Xbox One and PC title along with details on what players will be able to access during the beta. Those who joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Program before December 1 will be admitted. The obvious drawback is if you don't play games in the dark, then you can't enjoy those sweet glowing features.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:14

Portal is the first device to come out of Facebook's troubled Building 8 hardware group, and according to Cheddar the device could be unveiled at Facebook's upcoming developer conference this Spring. Facebook is about to jump into the consumer hardware business in a big way with a video chat device named "Portal", which will put it in direct competition with Amazon's hugely popular line of Echo voice-controlled devices, Cheddar has learned.