Technology

by | July 25, 2018 | 23:59

Now Facebook is sending a satellite, which would enable billions of people to access the Internet. Softbank-funded OneWeb and Elon Musk's SpaceX are among the companies still working on similar projects before Facebook's filling. While Facebook had long expressed its cherished goal of connecting billions of underserved people around the world, it has not had much success with two earlier projects.

by | July 25, 2018 | 20:39

Google told Business Insider that none of its employees had been successfully phished since it started requiring them to use security keys to log in. To break into your account, a hacker has to not only know your password, but personally come and steal your security key from you. The most common forms of 2FA require the user to supplement a password with a one-time code sent to their mobile device via text message or an app .

by | July 25, 2018 | 20:24

According to this report, the iPhone X download speed averages 29.7 Mbps when used with the AT&T network. Apart from web speed, other important metrics rely on the main processor. The iPhone X was fastest with Verizon than other networks with 31.5 Mbps and slowest on Sprint with 25.1 Mbps. Huawei Technologies Co.'s Mate 10 Pro, a phone for the US market, recorded the slowest average speeds of 22 Mbps, based on a small sample size of 884 phones.

by | July 25, 2018 | 10:15

And the end game for Microsoft has always been to make Xbox content available on ANY platform. "One person familiar with Microsoft's plans said that this may reduce latency in all aspects of the game as well". However, Sony enjoys a very healthy lead and Microsoft won't catch them. According to a new report, Microsoft is planning to release not one, but two next-gen consoles.

by | July 24, 2018 | 21:00

Nintendo filed a lawsuit against the owner of two major sites that deal in emulators for its classic systems, as well as ROMs for many classic Nintendo games. The lawsuit sees Nintendo suing for three counts of copyright violation; copyright infringement, unfair competition, and trademark infringement. LoveROMs.com itself received about 17 million monthly visitors, according to Nintendo .

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:55

Officially called the Break-it Early Test Application, the B.E.T.A.is only available to those who preorder the new Fallout game ahead of its release. You'll need to log in to an existing account or create a new one in order to redeem the code, but once you've done that, you simply need to sit back and wait for your invite to arrive.

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:44

Patch Notes for the v5.10 content update of Fortnite have been officially released by Epic Games, and there is plenty, from the Compact SMG to the new Playground LTM, to look over in the Fortnite v5.10 patch notes. The mode was already popular enough to crash Fortnite's servers when it first went online earlier this summer. More on Fortnite as we get it. If you've been thinking about coming to Fortnite after a break, or even if you're just looking for an excuse to keep ...

by | July 24, 2018 | 20:40

We speculated this month that the two phones may be the same because of the last few characters of the model number of the Pocophone F1 correspond with the values that are defined in the MIUI Camera app of the beryllium. The smaller and cheaper variant of the Mi A2 has a screen size of 5.84 that comes with the 19:9 aspect ratio. Besides, it could come with a 4000mAh battery and offer connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:50

His channel was public on Twitch , under the name JustSmurf, while he also tweeted about his videos . Gargac told the Dispatch that he was just capturing "natural interactions between myself and the passengers - what a Lyft and Uber ride actually is".

by | July 23, 2018 | 21:56

It is called IMX586 and has 48 megapixels, each of them only 0.8 μm in size, stacked onto a 1/2-type unit. Better dynamic range means that pictures with both bright and darker areas should have more detailed highlights and shadows. So the IMX586 can take very big photos in well-lit situations, but cuts resolution to get extra detail out of more challenging conditions. The sensor can also be devised to use signals from four adjacent pixels during low light, resulting in increased sensitivity.

by | July 23, 2018 | 06:01

It is a view within the Google that with Fuchsia , an operating system designed and built from grounds up for future, Google can move beyond Android and to a software that will be not only more versatile and powerful but also more user-friendly.

by | July 23, 2018 | 04:11

This is a free update that is immediately available. A new racer has entered the fray in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . The update also comes with new vehicle parts, fitting the Breath of the Wild theme. Nintendo has released an update for the Switch game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . That includes Ancient Tires and a Paraglider. Check out Breath of the Wild Link in action in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the trailer above.

by | July 22, 2018 | 20:54

Sony hasn't detailed the content of the software update , but February's update rolled out UI customisation and supersampling . Registrations are now live for both the North America Network and the Japanese PlayStation Network! As of yet, no information is available on what new features or design tweaks update 6.0 might bring to Sony's black box, but hey, mystery is all part of the fun, I guess.

by | July 22, 2018 | 07:24

For the longest time, the Galaxy Note series was aimed at consumers who wanted a larger handset, and they did well commercially. The argument made for the merger is that the S range is already very similar to the Note range now that Samsung is selling "Plus" models.

by | July 22, 2018 | 03:20

Loon have recently dropped the "Project" from its name, after becoming an independent company within Alphabet . This will be Loon's first commercial service in Africa after successful test and deployment in Sri Lanka and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Marina.

by | July 21, 2018 | 18:27

Virtual reality users will be able to use one cable to connect any VirtualLink-compatible headset to their system. All of those companies are part of a consortium that has introduced VirtualLink, and open industry standard that enables next generation VR headsets to connect to PCs via USB Type-C.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:54

Fortnite: Battle Royale was first introduced as a free-to-play, early access mode of the original " Fortnite " title, a $60 zombie survival game that creators at Epic Games had been developing for more than five years. To fix the problem, Epic says that it split Playground matchmaking into its own service cluster so that its problems wouldn't affect matchmaking for other modes.

by | July 20, 2018 | 15:25

The lines represent crucial pieces of the physical infrastructure of the internet that billions of people rely on. Barford is a leading expert on the "physical internet", the buried fiber optic cables, data centers, traffic exchanges, and termination points that are the nerve centers, arteries, and hubs of the global information network.

by | July 20, 2018 | 06:33

It offers 17 percent more color gamut than the Mi Max 2 . The rear camera will offer some AI features and will be capable of shooting up to 4K resolution video. Apart from the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, the Mi Max 3 also carries support for face unlock through the front camera. (~$296) Even though the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 comes with many improvements, it has arrived with the same pricing as the predecessor model.

by | July 19, 2018 | 23:10

It will go on sale in India starting July 21 and will be available from top mobile retailers in B&M stores and also online on Paytm Mall and official Nokia site. The storage can be expanded to 128GB via microSD card. In the camera department, the Nokia 3 .1 bears a single 13-megapixel autofocus sensor with f/2.0 and an LED flash.

by | July 19, 2018 | 17:53

Job seekers can explore the lists through experience and salary levels by sector, category and location, perfecting these searches to find full or part-time roles or access to public transport. The notifications can be stopped easily via Google Search. Google first introduced job searches in the U.S. past year, before embarking on a wider launch which took in countries including India and South Africa.

by | July 19, 2018 | 08:53

Knowing this, Corning developed a new material for Gorilla Glass 6 that can withstand multiple drops, and in lab tests, survived an average of 15 drops from one meter onto a rough surface. We can see most flagship smartphones these days are using glass for the back of the device which enables wireless charging. The new glass cover is also created to work with newer technologies like thinner bezels and wireless charging.

by | July 19, 2018 | 06:21

With E3 in the rearview mirror, Gamescom is the next big convention on the schedule. One of the major new reveals will be an all-new PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mode coming to the Xbox One . Like previous years, Microsoft will be present with its Xbox booth at which players will be able to try out the upcoming Forza Horizon 4 , State of Decay 2's upcoming Daybreak Pack, and Ori and the Will of the Wisps .

by | July 18, 2018 | 22:18

The game's iOS version has already been out since 2017, with an iOS signup event already listing numerous supported iOS platforms. There have been no announcements of any official " Fortnite " Android closed alpha or beta signups, which does not bode well for anyone expecting a closer release date.

by | July 18, 2018 | 22:08

Since Roku controls the hardware and software of both the TV and the speakers, Roku is able to easily pair the wireless speakers - the only wired connection you'll need is to plug in the power cable for the speakers. Roku told Ars in a briefing that the speakers will play optimized audio from anything connected to the paired Roku TV , including cable boxes, antennas, and even Bluetooth devices like your smartphone.

by | July 18, 2018 | 21:39

But now, as the Battle.net subscription page makes clear, all that is required to get started in World of Warcraft is a monthly subscription. But if you're yet to jump into the MMO, it's never been cheaper or bigger than it is now. First, you needed to buy the game, which comes with 30 days of free play time. Well, it's still releasing the expansions - including the upcoming Battle for Azeroth expansion - and is showing no signs of stopping, but gamers don't have to buy any actual games.

by | July 18, 2018 | 21:27

Microsoft has revealed details of its first update to Notepad for the first time in years, following the announcement the company has updated Windows Console and added the Linux command line to Windows 10 . And finally, Microsoft has added support for paste and go/search in address bar. With a beta update today, Edge on iOS is now getting support for Microsoft's new visual search feature , paste and go search in the address bar and more.

by | July 18, 2018 | 19:54

In a statement provided to Yahoo Finance, Amazon acknowledged "some customers" were having difficulty shopping and that it was working quickly at the time to resolve the issue, but it did not offer a reason for the website outage. Despite the litany of issues, Amazon said Tuesday that sales in the first 10 hours grew at a faster pace than during the same period of 2017's event.

by | July 18, 2018 | 19:46

This works just as it sounds; users will be able to pre-schedule a ride ahead of time and Uber promises users that it'll arrive on-time, otherwise they'll get their money back via the way of Uber credit. Under the new system, if your driver fails to show up at the scheduled time, Uber will give you $10 that you can put toward your next trip. There are a few pre-populated messages that can be sent with one tap as well.

by | July 18, 2018 | 18:39

Procedural generation this, infinite planets that, center of the galaxy something - No Man's Sky was a game shrouded in mystery, but it captivated the gaming populace by offering a specific take on sci-fi and space: exploration. The update also adds the ability to explore the game's many worlds in third-person, adding a greater incentive to customise your player character. Space has also been beautified with planetary rings.

by | July 18, 2018 | 16:10

Google said it would appeal the fine. "The fine of €4.34 billion for Google is for illegal restrictions on the use of Android". Google has said it will appeal against the fine. Business review site Yelp has complained about Google's anti-competitive business models, and its polic head, Luther Lowe, described Ms Vestager's decision as an "important step in restoring competition, innovation and consumer welfare in the digital economy".

by | July 18, 2018 | 15:40

It comes certain pre-installed with Go apps like Google Go, YouTube Go, Gmail Go and Maps Go. Now, there's a new variant of the device that runs Google's Android Go. As for storage , the Go version is expected to have 8 GB ROM, which is less than the regular E5 Play's 16 GB ROM. The phone also has an 8 MP rear-facing camera and a 5 MP selfie camera with its own flash.

by | July 18, 2018 | 12:58

The good news is that the new placement of the fingerprint reader should make it easier to reach compared to the Note 8 . Kuo predicts that Samsung could ship 40 million Galaxy S10 phones next year, mostly of the two larger models, which will be more expensive.

by | July 18, 2018 | 12:58

Shahriar Rabii will be Facebook's head of chip development, and he will spearhead the company's plans to build a range of consumer devices powered by proprietary processors. For instance, Apple is working on its own processors which the company hopes to use in its Mac products as it already does with the iPhone and iPad. It earlier launched an Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset powered by a Qualcomm chip.

by | July 18, 2018 | 12:56

The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite will be powered by a 4,000mAh battery and connectivity options on the device will include 4G VoLTE , Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm audio jack and Global Positioning System. The real standout for the device is its 5,500mAh battery - the highest capacity yet for the Mi Max series . It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further using a microSD card.