Technology

by | August 06, 2018 | 21:30

TSMC is the exclusive provider of the A12 chips that will power all of this year's iPhones and new iPad Pros. " TSMC has been attacked by viruses before, but this is the first time a virus attack has affected our production lines ", said TSMC CFO Lora Ho to Bloomberg .

by | August 06, 2018 | 18:40

Those taken down include War Room and The Alex Jones Show daily podcast. The pages violated Facebook's hate speech, bullying and graphic violence policies, Facebook said, noting that since last week it had taken down material from the pages for "glorifying violence".

by | August 04, 2018 | 16:45

Epic Games also suggests that it would enabled the company to have a more direct relationship with their customers, and he intends to take advantage of that on the platforms where this is possible. But the bigger reason behind the move could be to do with the 30% revenue cut on the Google Play Store. This means that Epic would have released Fortnite the same way on iOS, if only Apple didn't require apps to be vetted before they made it out to the public.

by | August 04, 2018 | 14:14

Still, other Google employees were angered by the news on Wednesday. And Google has apparently changed its mind about censorship. Others commentators on Twitter have been similarly troubled by the news. A women polishes a dais before the Google global Chinese name launch on April 12, 2006 in Beijing, China. The project codenamed Dragonfly is claimed to have been underway since early a year ago, with acceleration seen during the last couple of months, courtesy high-level meetings ...

by | August 03, 2018 | 20:22

The report from International Data Corporation (IDC ) reveals that Samsung had 20.9 percent market share in Q2 2018 while Huawei managed to grab 15.8 percent market share, which is a new record for the Chinese company. As per the report, Huawei shipped a whopping 54.2 million smartphone units in Q2 2018, and grabbed a market share of 15.8 percent. Researchers at Canalys attributed the strength in Huawei shipments to demand for its P20 Pro device, as well as the success of its ...

by | August 03, 2018 | 20:12

Samsung calls the device "1 terabyte ready", which relates to the 512GB SD card being removed from the machine, rather than the Note 9 somehow boasting 1TB of internal storage. We've now embedded that video above. It comes in a bold new yellow shade and Samsung is calling it "all new powerful S Pen ". There is no clarity on whether this variant will come with 8GB of RAM.

by | August 03, 2018 | 19:10

Now that we have wrapped up the hardware specifications of the Moto Z3 , let us move on to the 5G Moto Mod that has been made in partnership with Verizon. Likely to be backed by 3780 mAh battery , the Motorola One Power will give its users a stock Android experience. There is no 3.5mm audio jack, but the company is providing a 3.5mm to USB Type-C adapter.

by | August 03, 2018 | 18:49

Sony's semiconductor division - the beneficiary past year of a unit sale and insurance payouts - saw profit nearly half to 29.1 billion yen. The upward revisions confirm a smooth transfer of the reins at Sony following its return to health after huge losses in recent years.

by | August 02, 2018 | 22:31

After featuring in a barrage of leaks and rumours, Honor's Note 10 smartphone was officially launched in its home market today. The CPU Turbo technology increases the clock speed of the CPU and frees up the RAM , hence improving the overall experience while doing CPU and GPU intensive tasks like gaming.

by | August 02, 2018 | 16:23

Samsung's Memory business posted its strongest ever quarter , with operating profits rising by 44% year-over-year to 11.6 trillion won ($10 billion), driven by continued strength in DRAM demand and pricing. Samsung shares slid 0.3 percent by 0620 GMT, compared with the flat broader market. Samsung's chipmaking unit, which dominates the global market after the firm invested tens of billions of dollars to build and expand factories, provides chips for Samsung devices as well as those ...

by | August 01, 2018 | 13:18

Higher marketing expenses and the disappointing performance of the flagship S9 smartphone, which fell short of its sales target, weighed on its mobile performance, Samsung said. Overall, the company reported $13.3 billion in profit, up 6 percent from the same time a year ago, on $52.1 billion in revenue. "With Galaxy On8 , we have emphasized more on the camera, which is one of the most used features by millennials today", said Sandeep Singh Arora Vice President Online Business of Samsung ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 20:30

In other segments of Samsung's business, the World Cup apparently helped strengthen demand for Samsung's premium QLED TVs, leading to higher profits from its consumer electronics division. Samsung shares fell less than 1 percent after the results. The mobile business booked a 34 percent fall in operating profit to 2.7 trillion won (US$2.4 billion) in the second quarter, its biggest decline since the Galaxy S7 was Samsung's flagship model early previous year.

by | July 31, 2018 | 13:44

The company announced its commitment to three years of updates for the OnePlus 3/3T, 5/5T, 6, as well as future devices. The latest iteration of the OnePlus family brings us an all-new design on the outside, and more of what we already love on the ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 13:13

Apparently, you shouldn't worry about the quality of service either, as WhatsApp "designed calling to work reliably around the world in different network conditions". It said that about 1.5 billion users actively use the app every month and that a lot of them were waiting for the group calling feature . WhatsApp video and audio calls can have up to four participants including the person who started the call.

by | July 31, 2018 | 10:42

The dark theme comes with a toggle that allows you to switch it off. As of writing, the feature appears to still be rolling out, but given the multitude of users stumbling upon the feature, it seems to be officially stable instead of just being a limited test.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:27

The top-of-the-line 6.5-inch variant is shown in white and has a dual rear camera. 2018 isn't just about a slew of new iPhone models to look forward too. Apple has managed to reduce the footprint of the tablet by about 10% overall to fit the larger 12.9-inch display into a smaller body. However, it is important to note that the upcoming iPhones will come with the 3.5mm headphone jack, this is what the rumours say.

by | July 31, 2018 | 01:13

But, Google's ingenious come into its own when you consider the Pixel Stand - the wireless charging dock for the new Pixel devices. It's been about a month since we last got any rumors or leaks about the Google Pixel 3 XL , but now that drought is coming to an end.

by | July 30, 2018 | 20:15

It lists a 512GB and 128GB version, for around $1,210 and $935 respectively. In the USA, the Note 8 had launched for $929 which is approximately same as the new leaked price. Moreover, another rumor suggests that the Galaxy Note 9 will be capable of shooting 960fps video for 0.4 seconds which is twice as long as the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus - 0.2 seconds.

by | July 30, 2018 | 18:58

With the bezels shrinking, the iPad Pros will adopt Face ID, Macotakara says - something we've heard before , and which makes flawless sense. This is the 6.1-inch iPhone 9 model we're talking about, which is said to be the cheapest of all the variants.

by | July 30, 2018 | 16:43

Visually, the Limited sports 22-inch wheels and raised lettering on the hood, not to mention a satin finish grille and tailgate applique, window trim, and door handles. The only engine that comes close (besides Ford's own second-generation EcoBoost) is the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, whose 6.2L V-8 will produce 425 hp and 450 lb-ft for 2019.

by | July 30, 2018 | 02:59

EA is betting the same business model will expand to games, and it's reportedly planning to launch its Origin Access Premier service on July 30 to get in on the action. But interestingly enough EA is taking a page from the GamePass playbook: before, Origin Access subscribers had to wait until EA rotated new games into the mix.

by | July 29, 2018 | 23:55

As it is the case with the Xbox 360 games, they will be available permanently once purchased next month while Xbox One games are only available until Xbox Live Gold subscription lasts. Master the innovative Art of Battle combat system and guide your armies to ultimate victory. Dead Space 3 , meanwhile, is a great conclusion to the sci-fi horror trilogy, with co-op gameplay to boot.

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:56

Chief Executive Brian Roberts told investors on a conference call that Comcast walked away from its bid for the Fox assets because it could not justify the escalating price. Feeling a bit jilted by the financial community because of the tumble that its stock has taken since the cable powerhouse made its twin bids for 21st Century Fox and Sky (NYSE, London: SKY) earlier this year, Comcast Corp .

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:07

Tech giant Google says it has launched its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station , in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. Google Nigeria country director, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor confirmed this in a statement. Osinbajo recalled that a digital skills training programme was launched in 2016, aimed at training of 400,000 youths on basic digital skills, adding that the government had since trained more than one million persons in partnership with Google and local ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 23:10

The YouTube VR app should be arriving in the Oculus Store starting this week, so if you've got a headset, keep an eye out. YouTube VR is branching out. It will also let you chat with your buds via mic while you watch VR media, and you can share content to the room for the audience to enjoy in sync.

by | July 28, 2018 | 21:29

Commenting on this, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India, said: We are happy with the huge success of Galaxy J8 and Galaxy J6 smartphones. According to the leakster, the 512GB model of the Note 9 will cost a bomb. Samsung mistakenly listed the Galaxy Watch on its U.S. website right next to the Gear S2.

by | July 28, 2018 | 10:37

According to Capcom's Kellen Haney (via the PlayStation Blog ), Claire's updated design uses the same tech that is used to bring to life Leon, which is to say, it used scanning technology with a real-world costume to capture every last little detail of her outfit.

by | July 28, 2018 | 05:26

Rhodes, chair of the commission, said in a 28-page decision. The Public Service Commission had previously fined Charter $2 million for failing to meet the broadband deadlines and voted Friday to force the company to forfeit $1 million in credit that was approved as part of the merger .

by | July 27, 2018 | 20:13

While European rates will probably differ from the rest of the world, it's clear the Galaxy Note 9 won't come cheap. The top specced Note 9, which comes packing 512GB of storage space, is reported to retail at an even higher price, too, with an estimated fee of €1300 proposed.

by | July 27, 2018 | 13:53

The wildfire, which started Monday in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area due to the mechanical failure of a vehicle, expanded to 20,000 acres Thursday thanks to high winds and hot, dry weather, forcing firefighters to move the Highway 299 road closure to Buenaventura Boulevard on the outskirts of Redding.

by | July 27, 2018 | 11:27

Samsung will also offer a rugged Protective Silicone Cover with a built-in kickstand which is United States military standard MIL-STD 810G certified and able to withstand a fall of as much as 1.8 metres. I mean, for that money, you could get yourself a brand new, high-end laptop of OLED TV, and you wouldn't need to replace either of those after a couple of years.

by | July 27, 2018 | 08:55

The Seattle-based tech giant posted net income of $2.5 billion in the second quarter, or $5.07 per diluted share. In the first quarter, Amazon ad sales topped $2 billion for the first time. On a call with investors, Amazon continued to tout the success of Prime Day, a 36-hour shopping event that kicked off on July 16 and has gradually become a bonafide event to rival Black Friday.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:16

The blaze ( Cranston Fire ) is one of the 60 major wildfires burning in the United States this week. All of Idyllwild, a quaint town surrounded by pine trees in the San Jacinto Mountains, is being evacuated. Fire engines also were stationed to protect homes. Yosemite Valley will be closed until at least Sunday, along with a winding, mountainous, 20-mile stretch of California's State Route 41 that leads into the area, Gediman said.

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:31

The latter attach a glass-covered window to their display that can easily break on impact. In fact, it apparently survived 1.2 meter drops 26 times in a row. It also withstood extreme temperature fluctuations from -32C (-25.6F) to 71C (159.8F) while continuing to function normally with no damage to its front, sides or edges.

by | July 26, 2018 | 06:09

Tajiri and the newest calf will share the same father. This is no tall tale - April the Giraffe is pregnant again . "At Animal Adventure Park , our top priority is preserving these lovely, majestic creatures and increasing awareness of the threat giraffes are facing", Mr.