Technology

by | July 18, 2018 | 12:55

These spam calls are some of the most annoying things ever, but fortunately, Google has some new features to help you deal with it through its Phone app. Making life easier for you, Google's Phone app will start blocking out unwanted calls on its own. Once you turn off the incognito mode, YouTube will automatically switch to the account last used.

by | July 18, 2018 | 05:10

Samsung will provide its new LPDDR5 in two bandwidths: 6.4Gbps at 1.1V and 5.5Gbps at 1.05V. Samsung says the chip is the world's first 10-nanometer 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM that it's 1.5 times as fast as the mobile LPDDR4X DRAM chips used in current flagship mobile devices.

by | July 17, 2018 | 22:57

Uber wants to fix scenarios like that by enabling you to light up your smartphone's display with a specific color. Your driver will receive a message telling them what colour to look for. Ridesharing services like Uber have undeniably made getting around town easier, but there are unique circumstances when hailing a cab is decidedly more convenient.

by | July 17, 2018 | 22:23

Healthy people will enjoy texting their friends a mango or bunch of lettuce, while other will binge on cupcake and mooncake emojis. A new superhero emoji is also on the way, which arrives with a softball, nazar amulet, and infinity symbol.

by | July 16, 2018 | 04:53

But this is Apple we're talking about, so you shouldn't be surprised. Australian pricing for the mid-2018 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $2,699, with the 15-inch MacBook Pro from $3,499. They merely said it's "an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing". That's the same keyboard that has come in for some pretty heavy criticism over the last couple of years and the fact Apple apparently refused to fix the issue this time around was mind-boggling.

by | July 15, 2018 | 22:04

Processor (15inch): 6-core Intel Core i7 and Core i9 processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz. The 2018 MacBook Pro is finally here with supercharged processors , Hey Siri, a new True Tone display and a quieter keyboard.

by | July 15, 2018 | 20:25

So what's missing? Well for a start you can't integrate fully with the rest of Microsoft Office - free users can only use the browser-based versions of the apps. The service, which works through mobile apps, desktop clients or an in-browser version, enables teams to communicate effectively for workplace collaboration and functioning.

by | July 13, 2018 | 13:12

When Samsung first teased the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or, at least, its S Pen, it led many to believe that a gold version of the handset was on the cards. There's not an very bad lot of information there, except to confirm a variant of the Note 9 will feature a 4,000 mAh battery and while fast charging won't be changing, a new wireless charger with 12V input (instead of 9V in the Note 8) will be released.

by | July 13, 2018 | 05:01

But more importantly, the new MacBook Pros come with an improved keyboard. If they have the money to spend, they can finally get their hands on a MacBook Pro which can easily handle their intensive workload without breaking a sweat. The 15-inch model can be configured with up to 4 TB of SSD storage, while the 13-inch model is limited to a maximum of 2 TB. Macs: Kuo claims that the MacBook, MacBook Pro and iMac are all slated for upgrades this fall, presumably with Intel's latest ...

by | July 12, 2018 | 04:42

The tennis begins at about 2.10pm with the football kicking off at 4pm. "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on", Federer joked with the media Monday after he advanced to the quarterfinals at the London Grand Slam for the 16th time in his career.

by | July 11, 2018 | 23:32

It also means we can once again safely say that Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is going to be a snoozefest. This time around, we have two freshly leaked renders of the Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy Tab S4 to discuss. The all-new S Pen for the latest Galaxy Tab model has also been leaked in a separate render comparing its aesthetics with the S Pen of last year's Galaxy Tab S3.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:44

The company's lackluster trading start came despite the offer being scaled back and the shares priced at the lower end of their indicated range. Its closing share price for the first day of trading was HK$16.78. Most recent floats in Hong Kong dropped below IPO prices. Lei Jun (center), Xiaomi's CEO with senior vice president Li Wanqiang (left) and executive director Lin Bin (right) ahead of the company's IPO.

by | July 10, 2018 | 23:26

Netflix isn't yet ready to automatically predict and download shows or movies that you might want to watch, reports Quartz . The company said the aim of the new downloading features is to remove the hassle of navigating through files and deleting download episodes manually.

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:15

IHOP announced on Facebook that its name change was a hoax to promote new burgers, according to KATU-2 . The plan, which came with a rollout of seven burgers including the Big Brunch Burger and the Cowboy BBQ burger, had been in motion for about a year.

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:08

Apple "just" released the USB Restricted Mode with the release of iOS 11.4.1 earlier today . The team of researchers at ElcomSoft have reiterated that once the USB Restricted Mode is enabled, it restricts all the data communications that occur over the Lightning port.

by | July 10, 2018 | 15:28

The base model has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of hard drive space, while a more expensive model, starting at $549, will have 8GB of RAM and 256GB of hard drive space. Microsoft has also stated that their intelligent charging can fully charge a Surface Go from 0-100% in 2 hours and provide up to 9 hours of video playback in a single charge.

by | July 09, 2018 | 16:23

One of the first electronics manufacturing facilities set up in the country in the early 1990s, the plant started by manufacturing TVs in 1997. Samsung factory is key to India-Korea relations, stated Modi. In just about an year of the announcement, Samsung's Noida plant is all-ready to double production. Korea's main export items include automobile parts, telecommunication equipment, hot rolled iron products, petroleum refined products, and nuclear reactors.

by | July 09, 2018 | 09:12

As we shared last week, Duplex is created to operate in very specific use cases, and now we're focused on testing with restaurant reservations, hair salon booking, and holiday hours with a limited set of trusted testers. Historically, one of the biggest obstacles to eliminating the human aspect of customer call interactions is the fact that the AI kinda sucks to deal with.

by | July 08, 2018 | 20:21

While it's disappointing that mods and Fallout 4 won't be coming to Switch any time soon, it does seem like Bethesda wants them to eventually, perhaps after development slows down for their bigger titles. Players with the right know-how and passion can take the game's existing code and modify or add to it, creating a mod in the process. Mod support has been - and will be - a fundamental part of Bethesda Game Studios games going forward.

by | July 08, 2018 | 16:00

Suzuki has just confirmed the 2019 Suzuki Jimny will go on sale in Australia during the first quarter of next year. The all-new Suzuki Jimny will run a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine which replaces the old car's 1.3-litre four-pot.

by | July 07, 2018 | 21:00

According to Microsoft, games that utilize the feature will half the amount of time it takes from when a download begins to the moment you're actually able to play it. Announced at E3 2018, FastStart is part of Microsoft's July platform update that brings a number of small - but impactful - updates to the console.

by | July 07, 2018 | 15:25

We need an internet that is fair and sustainable for all. They want their creative works to be heard, they embrace technology, but they want to be paid fairly. Axel Voss , who headed the parliamentary committee, criticized internet groups for using false arguments. Trade body EDiMA, whose members include Amazon EU, Apple, eBay, Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Twitter , welcomed the lawmakers' vote, citing the dangers of censorship.

by | July 07, 2018 | 12:23

Even with the successful response and release of the OnePlus 6 , the company is still making strides to its previous flagship phones making them better with each software update . If you still want to try it out, then install Open Beta 13 on the OnePlus 5T and Open Beta 11 on the OnePlus 5 smartphone. A new user interface, more colour customisation options and an improved launcher are just some of the new perks coming to OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T owners.

by | July 07, 2018 | 08:17

We've already seen some pretty astonishing feats be shared online, including a complete Mario Kart-inspired track that uses walls, trolleys, and jump pads to full effect, but players will have to restrain their creativity for just a little while as Epic makes its changes.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:39

More specifically, the way drug use in the game is tied to "incentives and rewards". Back in May , it seemed like the dystopian survival game We Happy Few wasn't going to launch in Australia after getting denied classification by the country's ratings board.

by | July 06, 2018 | 20:13

The Internet's excitement began brewing early Tuesday when USA actress and photographer Rosey Blair took to Twitter to share that she had switched seats on an Alaska Airlines flight to Dallas , Texas so that she could sit with her boyfriend.

by | July 06, 2018 | 17:33

Earlier this week, Israeli website Calcalist claimed to have got its hands on internal comms from Intel that confirmed Apple's plans not to use the firm's 5G modems in its 2020 iDevice lineup. Naturally, we don't expect any confirmation from either company on this rumor. But if true, it's bad news for Intel. At the same time, though, heavyweight Qualcomm has been crowing of its growing 5G traction-Qualcomm in February said more than a dozen handset makers around the world have selected ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 17:31

Kuo also mentions the 6.1-inch LED iPhone , which will supposedly come in a larger color range with the bolder color choices of blue and orange alongside the staple red, grey and white variants too. Now it's feared that a lot of people's iPhone chargers will soon be out of date and unable to juice up the latest Apple smartphones. Kuo expects the new iPhones to launch this year, but we don't have a specific release date yet.

by | July 06, 2018 | 17:11

While there's still a chance they may be wrong, SamMobile points out that Olixar's Note 8 renders were accurate, plus given how close we are to launch there's no reason for the company to use unofficial renders that weren't approved by Samsung itself.

by | July 05, 2018 | 22:38

Aside from the RAM count, though, everything else is identical. This new variant will come with new AIS, AI intelligent stabilization AI-powered low-light image capture technology. In terms of an worldwide release, though, the Huawei-owned brand is yet to announce any details. In June, Huawei's sub-brand Honor had introduced Honor Play with GPU Turbo feature.

by | July 05, 2018 | 20:49

Phil Murphy, (D-N.J.), to imposing a tax on corporations and the wealthy in New Jersey. But regardless of what happens, James made his commitment clear and that allows the Lakers front office to be patient in putting the right team around him.

by | July 05, 2018 | 18:13

One Galaxy S9 smartphone owner claimed the phone sent their entire photo gallery over text message to their girlfriend in the middle of the night, with no record of the exchange in the Samsung Messages app . Samsung has finally responded to the weird bug in its app , Messages , that sends photos to other users without any permission . It wasn't too long ago that Samsung had to recall the Galaxy Note 7 after a huge number of reports surrounding battery failures and explosions.

by | July 05, 2018 | 00:58

Some of Verizon 's and AT&T 's unlimited plans include resolution throttling to 480p. One Comcast customer forwarded the email to Ars, and there's also a Reddit thread discussing the email. The new limitations have been placed on maximum video quality and hotspot speeds that customers can access when they're on cellular data. If you're a pay-per-GB customer, though, mobile hotspot speeds will stay at 4G speeds.

by | July 04, 2018 | 22:25

Bethesda Director and Executive Producer Todd Howard stated in a interview with Gamestar that Sony is to blame for the lack of cross-play in the next entry in the popular Fallout franchise. "Sony isn't as helpful as everyone would like". Especially not the Nintendo Switch , publicized during the recent Fortnite cross-play debacle. It is important to keep in mind that Bethesda has ported games to the console in the past ( Skyrim , DOOM, Wolfenstein II ), so releasing Fallout ...

by | July 04, 2018 | 19:23

Now, the flagship has been listed on Flipkart with 6GB RAM +64GB storage, 8GB RAM+128GB storage, and 8GB RAM+256GB storage options. Asus India will be launching the new Asus Zenfone 5z flagship smartphone in India today. The device will be running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with Zen UI laid on top. Asus Zenfone 5Z is available in 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB configurations and will be available at a price of Rs 29,999, Rs 32,999 and Rs 36,999 respectively.