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You can now select either "Require Face ID " or "Require Touch ID' to turn on facial recognition or fingerprint scanning, meaning you'll be asked for biometric authentication each time you try logging into the WhatsApp iOS app". Messages will still be partially visible via notifications, and they can still be quick-replied to. The option to enable Screen Lock can be found under the Privacy section.
  • Mortal Kombat 11 Game Modes, Roster, and Fatalities Revealed

    Mortal Kombat 11 Game Modes, Roster, and Fatalities Revealed

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    Raiden and Scorpion have already been shown off in the initial trailer, meaning they're a lock for the final roster. UFC champion, Olympic medalist and WWE superstar, Ronda Rousey , was announced as the voice of Sonya Blade . Last time it was Goro, while this time pre-order customers will be able to fight as Shao Kahn . Mortal Kombat 11 releases April 23 for PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.
  • Windows 10 October update is finally rolling out to everyone, again

    Windows 10 October update is finally rolling out to everyone, again

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    It has yet to stick to a release cycle and gone through several names changs, but its biggest problem yet has been the straight-up lie in the so-called Windows 10 October 2018 Update's name. Microsoft's feature upgrade schedule for Windows 10 posits six-month intervals between releases, implicitly pledging that each will run for that same six-month stretch on the Windows 10 Home systems that can not defer upgrades.
  • Samsung Unveils Massive 219 Inch TV Called ‘The Wall’

    Samsung Unveils Massive 219 Inch TV Called ‘The Wall’

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    The Backlight Master Drive from Sony's 2016 Z Series TVs bulks the shape out somewhat - while also acknowledging that, sometimes, you just need bigger hardware to get the job truly done. It uses micro LED technology, which creates a brighter image using less energy than current televisions. That's more than 18 feet! You can't run out and buy one now.
  • ExxonMobil, IBM partner on quantum computing

    ExxonMobil, IBM partner on quantum computing

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    Theoretically much faster and more powerful, quantum computers have always been considered as the successor to modern computers and supercomputers. Other providers, such as D-Wave International, are offering specialized quantum computers that harness quantum annealing for optimization problems , from traffic optimization in China to election modeling.
  • Nvidia RTX 2060 is faster than a GTX 1070 Ti for $350

    Nvidia RTX 2060 is faster than a GTX 1070 Ti for $350

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    The Dell G7 17 will be out on January 21, and will start at $1,379 (about £1,090, AU$1,950). Nvidia claims RTX 2060 is 60% faster on current games than the predecessor, GTX 1060 . Pricing and availability details aren't available at this time. Nvidia is also offering the new GPU as part of game bundles: The RTX 2060 or FTX 2070 comes with either Anthem or Battlefield V , while the RTX 2080 Ti comes with both.
  • Apple: Airplay 2, HomeKit coming to TVs from leading manufacturers

    Apple: Airplay 2, HomeKit coming to TVs from leading manufacturers

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    Whether it's video, photos or audio, the new capability lets you share it with your Samsung TV just like any other Airplay device. Keep in mind that's only one company out of several that need to play nice with Apple to expand the customer base for their subscription service, but that's a huge deal that no one ever thought would happen.
  • HTC reveals Vive Pro Eye VR headset with built-in eye tracking

    HTC reveals Vive Pro Eye VR headset with built-in eye tracking

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    The device can be set up with relative ease and has a flip-up design which allows users to lift the headset's main body in front of their eyes without having to take off the entire device. Cosmos also boasts a design that sees the front of the headset lift upward from your eyes rather than slipping on and off. The new hardware enables experiences that aren't possible without tracking the user's eyes, including gaze-oriented menu navigation and the ability to control the VR experience without ...
  • Samsung Galaxy A50 to feature 4000mAh battery

    Samsung Galaxy A50 to feature 4000mAh battery

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    The device will also apparently pack a 24 MP main rear camera, though that will not be the only shooter on its back. Credit: Ice UniverseIce Universe, who has been one of the more prolific - and accurate - leakers in recent memory, has published a new image of what he says is the upcoming Galaxy S10 Lite .
  • IPhone XR prompts more Android users to convert to Apple

    IPhone XR prompts more Android users to convert to Apple

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    The company was planning to invest US$356 million (NT$10.9 billion) and create an estimated 25,000 jobs, a Tamil Nadu government minister told Reuters . In the U.S., Xr's sales contributed 32 percent to the total iPhone sales while the combined sales of iPhone Xs and Xs Max contributed 35% to the total sale.
  • Apple just confirmed 2018 iPad Pros have a bend issue

    Apple just confirmed 2018 iPad Pros have a bend issue

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    More specifically, a "cooling process involving the iPad Pro's metal and plastic components during manufacturing". This does not look good for Apple, known to have high standards for its manufacturing process. The 2018 iPad Pro was announced on October 30 and released for sale on November 7. Apple has as of late launched its non-Pro iPad the 9.7-inch display back in March this year.
  • Amazon Customer Receives 1700 Audio Files Of A Stranger Who Used Alexa

    Amazon Customer Receives 1700 Audio Files Of A Stranger Who Used Alexa

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    The spokesperson also referred to the occurrence as an " isolated single case ". "We resolved the issue with the two customers involved and took measures to further optimize our processes", the spokesman added. But according to the report there were also hundreds of Wav files and a PDF cataloging transcripts of Alexa's interpretations of voice commands. The messages included various commands like control Spotify , alarms, whether updates, first names and others.
  • Need to do more to advance civil rights: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

    Need to do more to advance civil rights: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

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    Facebook Inc. came under renewed pressure from lawmakers following a New York Times report that the social media company allowed more than 150 companies access to more users' personal data than it had disclosed. It remains unclear, however, whether the allegations that are being made against Facebook in the District of Columbia and in other complaints were against the law at the time , said Dora Kingsley Vertenten, professor of public policy at the University of Southern California.
  • Samsung's next-gen Galaxy S10 with 1TB storage: $1800?!

    Samsung's next-gen Galaxy S10 with 1TB storage: $1800?!

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    According to Blass, the Galaxy S10 Lite would be the smallest with a screen size of 5.8-inch. But then Samsung is known to try out many of its new ideas on the other series and sometimes drop the idea and not go ahead with the mainstream Galaxy S series which are considered the flagships.
  • Roger, the unbelievably ripped kangaroo, has died

    Roger, the unbelievably ripped kangaroo, has died

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    In 2015, the muscular marsupial impressed many people online after a video clip of him crushing a metal bucket with his bare paws went viral. In a video uploaded to The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs' Facebook page, Roger was remembered as a much loved animal.
  • Google Announces Acceleration of Plus Service Shut Down

    Google Announces Acceleration of Plus Service Shut Down

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    We already knew that Google+ is closing down , but following the discovery of a second data leak , Google has announced that it is bringing the closure forward. While Google said it had no evidence either data leak was actively exploited, it has no way of assuring users that developers haven't accessed the profile data that was supposed to be non-public.
  • ECG Apple Watch App: The Ultimate Guide

    ECG Apple Watch App: The Ultimate Guide

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    This feature would help users identify the signs of atrial fibrillation , which is the most common form of irregular heart rhythm and if left untreated can even lead to death. In a substudy of participants that received notifications-while wearing both the watch and an ECG patch-80% showed atrial fibrillation readings on the patch, while 98% showed either atrial fibrillations or other arrhythmias.
  • These Are the First 5G Hotspots Coming Your Way

    These Are the First 5G Hotspots Coming Your Way

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    While the company didn't spill a ton of details on the Snapdragon 855 today, it did say that the chipset offers three times better performance than the Snapdragon 845 . It's little surprise, then, that Qualcomm embedded a new computer vision ISP into the 855, so phones of the future will be better able to "recognize who and what you're capturing".
  • Google Assistant Update Brings Pretty Please Option, Updated Lists & Much More

    Google Assistant Update Brings Pretty Please Option, Updated Lists & Much More

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    Don't get rid of them just yet: With Syncwire's 2-in-1 Smart Plug , you can make up to four devices Alexa-, Google-, or IFTTT-compatible. Finally, Google 's Assistant will also Christmas books to you on request this holiday season. - Sharing photos: Google Photos is another feature on Smart Displays that can show you past holiday memories with family and friends. The update also brings visual lyrics .
  • Beta release date coming any moment now? Shock RDR2 news

    Beta release date coming any moment now? Shock RDR2 news

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    If you only played it on launch and during the game's opening weekend (October 26-29), you'll be able to test Red Dead Online on November 27 , which is this Wednesday. Let us know in the comments if you're planning on playing Red Dead Online this week for yourself. And yes, it also means we're one step closer to Red Dead on PC.
  • Now make Skype calls with Amazon Alexa in India

    Now make Skype calls with Amazon Alexa in India

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    The list of Alexa devices that are compatible with the new service include Amazon Echo (Gen 1), Amazon Echo (Gen 2), Echo Plus (Gen 1), Echo Plus (Gen 2), Amazon Dot (Gen 2), Amazon Dot (Gen 3), Amazon Show (Gen 1), Amazon Show (Gen 2) and Amazon Echo Spot.
  • You can now make Skype calls with an Amazon Echo

    You can now make Skype calls with an Amazon Echo

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    Now sign in using the same Microsoft account that you use for Skype . "With Skype and Alexa, you can now connect with your friends and family around the world completely hands-free". It's great to see devices like the newest Echo Show able to join existing video conferencing solutions instead of going it alone with their own systems.
  • Facebook access hit by unspecified problems

    Facebook access hit by unspecified problems

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    Facebook is now down for many users. Down Detector shows most outages are in the central areas and east coast of the United States and throughout Europe. We already have this option on our Facebook app at the time of writing, and from the looks of it, the recorded time spent is strictly based on the device you're using.
  • Smash Bros. Ultimate/Pokemon: Let's Go to bump Switch sales

    Smash Bros. Ultimate/Pokemon: Let's Go to bump Switch sales

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    Being able to test your skills against a so-called expert in a specific type of Pokemon , beating them and earning a badge is one of the best feelings out there. According to Nintendo's support website, there is no limit to the number of Pokemon Go accounts that can be tied to a single save file in Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu & Eevee! To transfer Pokemon , you need to reach Fuchsia City in Pokemon : Let's Go, Pikachu & Eevee! At that point switch to your phone - and because the ...
  • Report Suggests Diablo 4 Announcement Was Removed from BlizzCon 2018

    Report Suggests Diablo 4 Announcement Was Removed from BlizzCon 2018

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    At BlizzCon , Blizzard announced that WoW Classic would be coming in summer 2019 (that's winter in the southern hemisphere) and what's more the game would be included in your World of Warcraft subscription. The pricing structure, which hasn't been revealed, will tell us a lot about Blizzard's intentions here. Indeed, Blizzard teased some Diablo-related news in a blog post a couple of weeks before the convention.
  • OnePlus 6T Complete Specifications List Reveals Prior the Launch Event

    OnePlus 6T Complete Specifications List Reveals Prior the Launch Event

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    OnePlus 6T is now being speculated to be the most powerful smartphone that is going to launch in 2018. One of the big changes is expected to come in the form of larger 3,700mAh battery and support for fast dash charge technology. You can pre-order the OnePlus 6T in Malaysia starting 30 October 2018. Also, the device will run Oxygen OS based on Android 9.0 Pie. It will be launched on 29 October in NY.