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The next major highlight is the usage of Gigabit LTE connectivity which helps users to get high network speeds. Most Galaxy S8 users who had contract phones didn't being getting Android 8 Oreo until February of this year - that's nearly six months after Google first released this update.
  • The OnePlus 6T will launch this month

    The OnePlus 6T will launch this month

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    As with OnePlus' past launch events, attendees will receive a special bag to be collected at the event, packed with treats which far exceed the price of the ticket. As the OnePlus 6T launch nears, more details related to the smartphone keep surfacing online. Just like the OnePus 6, the OnePlus 6T will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 paired with up to 10GB RAM and up to 256GB internal storage.
  • Nokia 7.1 Goes Official: Marks The Debut of PureDisplay Technology

    Nokia 7.1 Goes Official: Marks The Debut of PureDisplay Technology

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    A layer of Corning Gorilla Glass protects the display . The Smartphone is now available for pre-order in the U.S. with price starting from $349. Nokia 7 .1 in gloss midnight blue. From feature phones that cost peanuts to the flashy Nokia 8 Sirocco flagship , the firm is making itself comfortable in every nook and cranny of the smartphone space.
  • New Windows 10 update adds Ray-Tracing support

    New Windows 10 update adds Ray-Tracing support

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    This update is another move by Microsoft to position Android devices as the ideal mobile companions to Windows 10 desktops and laptops. Whatever you do, don't click the Confirm button to go ahead with the installation of the Windows update - because it will fail.
  • Google Assistant on smartphones gets a redesign

    Google Assistant on smartphones gets a redesign

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    The redesigned app includes a bunch of other perks, such as bigger visuals and animations, new controls and sliders to help you manage the smart gadgets in your home, and an interactive messaging interface that will support quick editing. Google Assistant is pretty handy when it comes to using your voice, but sometimes the user interface on the software side can feel a little clunky to use.
  • Nationwide cell phone test set for today

    Nationwide cell phone test set for today

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    The Trump administration will send messages to more than 200 million USA cellphones on Wednesday testing a previously unused presidential alert system that aims to warn the public in the event of a national emergency. Keep in mind that some phones might not get the message, which is fine for now but might bite you in the rear end when something actually happens. Despite the name, "the president will not originate this alert, say, from his mobile device", the official said.
  • Leak reveals black Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

    Leak reveals black Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

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    Microsoft is most likely to unveil the new Windows 10 October 2018 update at its event later tonight. For weeks, there have been rumors that Microsoft were planning minor refreshes of its Surface line up in October, and this marketing image all but confirms this.
  • Trump to Send Out Nationwide Text in Emergency Alert System Test

    Trump to Send Out Nationwide Text in Emergency Alert System Test

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    No action is needed". It will be sent at 2:18 p.m. EDT. The new presidential alert will be used for advance warning of national crises, and not for regional or local alerts. Officials say the initial test was supposed to take place last month, but was postponed due to ongoing response efforts for Hurricane Florence. The alert will not interrupt a phone call or an active data session, though FEMA and the FTC are working to make sure the information reaches more people.
  • Fortnite: Secret Battle Star Location Week 1, Season 6

    Fortnite: Secret Battle Star Location Week 1, Season 6

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    Season six doesn't disappoint, with massive alterations to the Battle Royale map , adorable pets that accompany you into battle, and lots more. As with similar challenges in previous seasons, you'll need to complete all of the Battle Pass Challenges in seven different weeks in order to unlock the Hunting Party skin.
  • Oculus Quest Standalone Wireless VR Headset Ships In 2019 For $399

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    The standalone headset will cost $399, and features totally wireless control with no external sensors required. No wires, no connected laptops or phones, just a headset, and two controllers... The Oculus Quest will release in the spring for $399. The Quest will most certainly be running a more powerful processor than the Snapdragon 821 featured in the Go, but again, we don't yet know which processor will be included.
  • Meghan Markle Closing Her Own Car Door Excites Social Media Users

    Meghan Markle Closing Her Own Car Door Excites Social Media Users

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    As a member of the royal family, Markle is not supposed to express her political opinions, but many of her actions are interpreted as expressions of exactly that. At the time, some armchair experts who were quick to take to the internet to pass on their views on Meghan's breach of "royal etiquette". "Usually, if you are a member of the royal family or a dignitary, you have a member of staff to open and close a vehicle door for you", he told Radio 1 Newsbeat.
  • Google’s news feed ‘Discover’ will now be available on phone browsers

    Google’s news feed ‘Discover’ will now be available on phone browsers

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    Google said the new Lens search tools will roll out in the coming weeks. This also works when you're taking up a new hobby or going deeper on a long-time interest. In a blog post , Ben Gomes, VP, Search , News and Assistant, at Google said while nearly everything had changed about "technology and the information available to us, the core principles of Search have stayed the same".
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to launch in India on September 25

    Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to launch in India on September 25

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    By now we know Samsung's approach to the design of the Galaxy Note series: large handsets, with minimal bezels and curved screens. At the launch Mohandeep Singh, Senior Vice President Mobile Business of Samsung India said, "Galaxy J series is India's most popular smartphone series, making up nearly a third of all smartphones sold in India".
  • Huawei couldn't resist trolling Apple fans following biggest iPhone tradition

    Huawei couldn't resist trolling Apple fans following biggest iPhone tradition

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    Thanks to the powerful case, the phone came out unscathed. "These people bought 18, stopped for coffee, left the phones in the auto, and moments later all were stolen". YouTube channel TechSmartt performed the first drop test of Apple's new iPhones on Thursday, which is especially interesting given that Apple said the iPhone XS and XS Max have "the most durable glass in the world".
  • China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs

    China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs

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    Last year, Chinese online sales giant Alibaba said it could create 1 million jobs in the United States over the next five years by building a marketplace where American small businesses could sell to China's burgeoning middle class. Given China's counter-tariffs and the push for Chinese firms to find alternative, non-US sources for goods, the already optimistic pledge would be even more unlikely in the current environment.
  • Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed

    Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed

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    It's hard to compare that to an existing phone considering it's a new line of devices, but the previous large screen device from the company was the iPhone 8 Plus , which had a much smaller 2,691mAh battery. Popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee (aka MKBHD) posted a video revealing the unboxing and the contents of the iPhone Xs Max . As of now, you can no longer buy an iPhone SE directly from Apple.
  • You Can Pre-Order The iPhone Xs In Australia Right Now

    You Can Pre-Order The iPhone Xs In Australia Right Now

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    The iPhone Xs Max starts at £1,099 in the United Kingdom, and goes up to £1,449, while in Europe, it starts at €1,249 and goes up to €1,649, again in Germany . Apple, whatever you might think about their products, have got their media marketing down to an art form in terms of generating publicity. If you have a great trade-in iPhone, T-Mobile and Best Buy are preferred choices.
  • Apple's iPhone X, iPad Pro 'likely' to face South Korea ban

    Apple's iPhone X, iPad Pro 'likely' to face South Korea ban

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    If it's a new iPad you want then we could see the unveiling of a new Pro model which could get one of its most radical updates in years. With every new launch Apple seems to be able to sell more of the older models, thanks to the so-called "hero effect" where buyers are aspiring for the latest models, but settling for something more within their grasp.
  • Elon Musk smokes marijuana with Joe Rogan during live interview

    Elon Musk smokes marijuana with Joe Rogan during live interview

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    Tesla said Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned because of discomfort with the public attention and pace of work. The entry of additional competitors and Tesla's failure to meet its goals are "certainly enough to cause investors to second-guess the company", he said.
  • Apple launches logic board fix program for iPhone 8

    Apple launches logic board fix program for iPhone 8

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    However, the pricier 5.8- and 6.5-inch models could be available in a new gold finish. Apple has already dropped the "Air" from most of its product lineup which carried the "Air" word in their name to establish the "thin" and "lightweight" properties.
  • New iPhone XS prices revealed

    New iPhone XS prices revealed

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    Speculation is also rife that Apple will dub the Plus version of XS as "Max" as in "taking it to the Max", due to its size. This is in contrast to the previous three generations of iPhones, which had the higher versions with the suffix "plus".
  • 4 updates coming to Google Chrome for its 10th birthday

    4 updates coming to Google Chrome for its 10th birthday

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    Gone are the trapezoid-shaped tabs - now we have rounded corners giving everything a more sleek look. Customizable New Tab Pages , an improved address bar , and other features have also been in development. Now when you sign up for new sites it will recommend a strong password. The Omnibox combines the search bar and address bar into one, making search more faster and smarter.
  • This concept video shows how the new iPhones will look like

    This concept video shows how the new iPhones will look like

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    And, it looks like Apple and Google should be very anxious, as the Mate 20 is reported to be loaded with not just the lightning fast 7nm Kirin 980 CPU, but also potentially a gorgeous 6.9-inch AMOLED display, 8GB of RAM, and the biggest phone battery ever .
  • Congress grills Facebook, Twitter over foreign bids to tilt politics

    Congress grills Facebook, Twitter over foreign bids to tilt politics

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    Prior to the hearing, President Donald Trump in an interview with the Daily Caller accused social media companies of interfering in the US mid-term elections in November, without appearing to offer any evidence. The company is getting better at finding and removing "inauthentic" content and now has more than 20,000 people working on safety and security, she said.
  • Huawei unveils its new Kirin 980 mobile processor

    Huawei unveils its new Kirin 980 mobile processor

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    At the IFA 2018 , Huawei introduced the Kirin 980 SoC. But a bit about the Kirin 980 first. It's the world's first commercial 7nm SoC and that's a big deal if you care about speed and battery life. As a result, the chip can be up to 40-percent more energy-efficient or deliver 20-percent better computational performance than the previous solution and should be significantly better than the now used Snapdragon 845 and Exynos 9810, though it remains to be seen how it fares against their ...
  • Sony Xperia XZ3 release date & specs

    Sony Xperia XZ3 release date & specs

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    In addition to this, the Sony Xperia XZ3 also comes with IP65/68 dust and water resistance which means taking the phone along with you in a shower is totally cool. Meanwhile, the fingerprint scanner is on the back, so there's no in-display stuff here yet. It's also a Quad HD+ decision, meaning it's no longer elephantine 4K, however you're no longer doubtless to think in a display hide this size.
  • Microsoft launches Xbox All Access with two-year console financing | Engadget Today

    Microsoft launches Xbox All Access with two-year console financing | Engadget Today

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    It makes ideal sense to do the same with games consoles. In order to be a member of the Xbox All Access program , you'll have to be approved to own a DPA. Microsoft claims that Xbox All Access is only going to be available for a limited time, however, they didnt specify when it might end. The bundle is an affordable wait to attract and retain gamers who have gotten used to the subscription model and dont want to lay out $300-$500 for a new console.
  • Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

    Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

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    Shared by 9to5Mac, the image shows two iPhones that look similar to the current iPhone X , but with gold outer edges. Speculation includes talk that Apple introduce three new iPhone models, infusing some with features from a premium iPhone X that debuted a year ago with a $1,000 price tag.
  • Google Pay grows even stronger by absorbing India-first digital wallet Tez

    Google Pay grows even stronger by absorbing India-first digital wallet Tez

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    Google Assistant to now support popular local apps. In the coming weeks, Google Pay is also looking to bolster its partnerships with big Indian offline retailers including the likes of Big Bazaar, e-Zone, and FBB. Tez alone handed $30 billion in transaction value, facilitating over 750 million transactions. Voice search has grown by 270% year-over-year in India.
  • Trump's latest Twitter victim: Google and its left-wing algorithms

    Trump's latest Twitter victim: Google and its left-wing algorithms

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    WND recently reported a 49-page memo spelled out a plan by George Soros-funded groups in January 2017 to collaborate with social-media platforms to remove Trump from office. That's a smart move by people who clearly know exactly what they're talking about regarding search engine algorithms because they heard about it from an old guy on television.