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OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant announced; sale debuts on January 9

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The Sandstone White OnePlus 5T isn't available in India, and is instead listed on the company's global online stores . After several leaks, finally, OnePlus has officially announced the sandstone white variant of OnePlus 5T. It has a 6-inch display with 1080 x 2160 pixels and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. The process ends with UV light refining the texture of the phone. Read More »

Sandstone OnePlus 5T gets a heartfelt teaser

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The Sandstone White variant of the OnePlus 5T isn't due for launch until tomorrow but Chinese retailer, JD.com already had it listed on its site. In essence then, this is the same look as the limited Star Wars edition that launched exclusively in India last month, except without the official Star Wars logo stamped on the back. Read More »

Android Oreo begins rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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It was similar to Apple's 3D Touch, but its functionality was limited to around the virtual home button. As per the patent, the device will be made of flexible material, allowing the Samsung Galaxy X to bend when users press on it. Integrating the battery into the straps would help Samsung provide additional battery life on the upcoming Gear watches. But this smartphone did not make its way in many global markets. Read More »

Deviljho Is Monster Hunter

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The Flat Iron Square venue will be themed with memorabilia from the game and there will be a giant dragon's head outside, so you can't miss it. Capcom announced during its special Monster Hunter: World live stream that Deviljho will be the first monster to be added via free DLC sometime this spring. Read More »

Jimmy Iovine to leave Apple Music in August

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Iovine joined Apple Music in 2014, when Apple paid $3 billion for Beats Electronics and the Beats Music streaming service, both of which were co-founded by Iovine and Dr. Bloomberg says Iovine will most likely not stay even if he gets a juicy offer, as his plans for Apple Music often clash with other execs', including services chief Eddy Cue's . Read More »

'Serious security flaws' in computer chips built by Intel and rivals investigated

According to Google's Project Zero security team, in a worst case scenario the flaws could be exploited to reap sensitive information from these commands-in-waiting. The other flaw, called Meltdown, affects most Intel processors made after 1995. The proof-of-concept requires BPF JIT to be manually enabled in the Linux kernel for AMD processors. Read More »

Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29pc of stake, source says

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Kalanick's sale is part of a deal struck by a consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp which is taking a 17.5 per cent stake in Uber, mostly by buying shares from early investors and employees. 4.3 lakh crores). A spokesman for Kalanick said the lawsuit was "without merit". Softbank and the investor consortium are attempting to gather roughly 17.5 percent equity in Uber, mainly through purchasing shares from early investors. Read More »

LG's compact 4K UHD projector to debut at CES 2018

Two 7W speakers are included as well, but users can opt to connect external speakers or a sound bar through the projector's optical output, HDMI port, or Bluetooth wireless instead. LG has designed the HU80KA to be a portable, upright projector, which is actually unique and it was made possible by its mirrorless I-shaped engine. Read More »

Mad Catz Returns Following Bankruptcy

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Mad Catz Global Limited is a global provider of innovative interactive gaming and entertainment products. "The new guys understand the products because they were the ones who made them". That's all the information the company was willing to share in their return announcement, so if you're interested in finding out more you'll have to wait and check out CES 2018 coverage next week. Read More »

Paladins Battle Royale Game Mode Coming to Consoles in 2018

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Like PUBG , the play area will continually be reduced to force combatants together, with the option to traverse the battlefield on various mounts and stock up with stores of loot around the area. Paladins will also receive a Team Deathmatch game mode as well. The update will include a new champion, Moji . Meet Moji, the newest member of the Flank class. Read More »

Apple acquires Canadian software startup Buddybuild to woo app developers

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Apple has been undertaking a lot of initiatives to make the platform more attractive to developers. The startup announced that it will end Android app development from March 1, 2018. As a result of the revamp, Apple began to curate some of the apps featured on its App Store , changing the formula for app store optimization. According to an App Annie report , Apple's app revenue accounted for $11 billion in the third quarter of 2017, while the Google Play Store recorded app revenues ... Read More »

Iran Blocks Mobile Internet, Social Media Apps as Protests Spread

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The instant messaging app, Telegram and the photo-sharing app, Instagram are banned in the country, and the complete Internet is blocked in several major cities. "In a tweet addressed to Telegram CEO and founder Pavel Durov, the minister noted, "@Durov A Telegram channel is encouraging hateful conduct, use of Molotov cocktails, armed uprising, and social unrest. Read More »

Samsung to introduce smart glasses, lung recovery solution at CES

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Remember the Welt smart belt that sounds an alarm when you've eaten too much? It's an interesting idea that could have many use-cases - for example, you may wish to listen to music in your office without wearing headphones, meaning you could enjoy podcasts or pounding beats at your desk without disturbing colleagues. Read More »

Steam's top selling games of 2017 have been revealed

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Steam has named the best selling titles of 2017, giving us a glimpse at the spending habits of its enormous user base and revealing which games brought home the most bacon. Platinum and gold are the most exclusive of the two groups, with games like Divinity: Original Sin 2 , PUBG , and The Witcher 3 landing in the former group and Civ 6 , Stellaris , and Dark Souls 3 featuring in the latter. Read More »

How To Check Your iPhone's Battery Life

The $29 replacement program was not expected until late January, TechCrunch reported, but Apple claims to have moved quickly. "Initial supplies of some replacement batteries may be limited", CNN quoted an Apple spokesperson as saying. Read More »

West Ham boss Moyes counting on Arnautovic for more inspiration

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Allen has been one of Stoke's top performers this season despite their poor form in the Premier League and Moyes was keen to bring him to the London Stadium. However, they are thought to favour a permanent move over a loan deal, something which Everton appear to be more willing to do than West Ham. "Of course I am making changes". Read More »

United Kingdom threatens tax on 'ruthless profiteer' social media giants

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Wallace said companies' refusal to give security services access to encrypted data is " turning the internet into an anarchic violent space ", and called on them to " change their behaviour and start delivering ". The UK government is considering new taxes on large tech firms like Facebook and Google due to their alleged inaction against extremist groups. "Over the course of 2017 we have made significant progress through investing in machine learning technology , recruiting more reviewers, ... Read More »

Apple May Have Plans to Acquire Netflix

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The cut in corporate taxes, along with a one-time allowance for companies to repatriate cash stored overseas without a major tax hit , will give Apple a much larger cash warchest to buy new companies. The research note sent out to investors looks at a bunch of potential purchases Apple could make with its massive cash pile, and Netflix is listed as the most likely. Read More »

Xiaomi greets a happy new year with Android Oreo for Mi A1

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Moreover, the update also includes improvements related to security via Google Play Protect. Xiaomi has put out details on what new features are included with the update. Currently, only VLC and YouTube apps support this feature. Picture-in-picture will display the content over a floating window while letting a user perform other tasks. Read More »

Tag: Nokia 6 2018 Launch

The high-end smartphone will go up directly against the upcoming 2018 flagships from Samsung, LG, Apple, Sony and others with features like a 5.5-inch OLED bezel-less display, a 3,250mAh battery with fast-charging, dual rear camera setup and surprisingly a Snapdragon 835 chipset. Read More »

Google Pixel XL gets huge discount, retailing at INR 39990 on Amazon

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Google's Pixel 2 series of smartphones may have had a rough journey so far, with hardware/software issues being uncovered every other week, but this can't take away the fact that the devices feature a pretty impressive camera. While the Camera NX (Google Camera Mod) works only when camera app identifies a human face. However, the main difference between the two is that the official Google app enables users to capture a burst of pictures. Read More »

Shacknews Best Nintendo Switch Exclusive of 2017: Super Mario Odyssey

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As some users from ResetEra discovered, Amazon made 18 unreleased Switch titles available on their storefront. Prices on these games range from $59.99 all the way up to $99.99. This other leak states that we'll be getting more information from the Electronic Arts game Fe. That said, at the moment no official source has confirmed this. Read More »

IFixit discounts iPhone battery replacement kits amid Apple backlash

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The discounted replacement program will remain in effect throughout all of 2018 and will apply to the iPhone 6 , iPhone 6S , iPhone 7 , iPhone SE , and Plus-sized variants. Apple also said it is working on improving how it manages performance and unexpected shutdowns as batteries age. Apple released an unusual statement on December 20 that directly addressed the concerns, saying it was trying to improve a tendency of lithium-ion batteries to not work as well and shut down in the cold, ... Read More »

Telegram for Android gets new update with Multiple accounts feature

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Leveraging the multiple account support on the updated Telegram app, you can add up to three accounts with different phone numbers. WHAT'S NEW Multiple accounts and " Swipe to reply " added in version 4.7: - Quickly switch between different Telegram accounts if you use multiple phone numbers. Read More »

Rain washes out 2nd T20I between New Zealand and West Indies

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New Zealand batsman Colin Munro provided some fireworks of his own to start 2018 as he smashed a 23-ball 66 against the West Indies , but it all went in vain as the first global match of the year was washed out. Martin Guptill was dismissed in the first over for two, Glenn Phillips made 10 and Tom Bruce three, while captain Kane Williamson was unbeaten on 17 and Anaru Kitchen one. Read More »

Apple sorry for deliberately slowing down old iPhones

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Starting in early January and lasting through December 2018, Apple said , it will charge $29 to replace the battery of an iPhone 6 or later whose warranty has expired. It had good reason for it (avoiding random shutdowns caused by older batteries was part of it), but many believed it was to upsell previous customers to upgrade to newer models of the device. Read More »

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones with older batteries

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So what do iPhone and Apple customers need to know going forward? "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices". This will commence from late January and will be available worldwide through December 2018. As the controversy continues to grow, Apple has just responded by posting a message on its website titled, " A Message to Our Customers about iPhone Batteries and Performance ". Read More »

Apple to fast track discount battery packs for slowed, older iPhones

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The allegations were in a lawsuit filed last week in Chicago federal court on behalf of five iPhone owners from Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina, all of whom say they never would have bought new iPhones had Apple told them that simply replacing the batteries would have sped up their old ones. Read More »

Pinebridge Investments LP Boosts Holdings in Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC)

About 2.96M shares traded or 66.79% up from the average. The stock of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC ) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 3. Jefferies maintained Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC ) on Tuesday, August 15 with "Buy" rating. Analysts await Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) to report earnings on February, 28. Read More »

Apple makes $29 iPhone battery replacements available immediately

The battery replacement will run until the end of 2018 and Apple will release a new update with transparency on battery status next year. Apple has now published a letter to customers apologizing for the "misunderstanding". As batteries get older , they don't hold their charges as well as newer batteries, and can have worse problems when the charge is low or the temperature is cold. Read More »

Wealthsource Partners LLC Purchases 27250 Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)

Selkirk Management Llc who had been investing in Chegg Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.79 billion market cap company. The stock closed maximum at $53.48 over the 52 weeks but is now -50.00% away from that point. 275,592 are owned by Royal Financial Bank Of Canada. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since December 30, 2016 and is downtrending. 28 analysts on average projected earnings of $-0.39 per share for the current quarter. Read More »

JP - Nintendo Switch has Outsold the Mighty PS2's First Year Sales

The secret was said to be a tribute to Satoru Iwata, the late Nintendo president and a legend in the video game industry. Nintendo's back in the game. According to the Wall Street Journal , Nintendo has delayed the release of 64Gnb game cards for the Switch until 2019. The company is now offering "My Nintendo" members good discounts for games released for the New Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Read More »

Claire's Pulls Makeup After Mom Finds Asbestos In 6-Year-Old's Kit

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Kristi Warner was anxious what made-up her daughter's glitter make-up kit, with the results revealing it contained tremolite asbestos, a substance which can cause malignant mesothelioma . Kristi Warner chose to have it tested for asbestos, according to Sean Fitzgerald of the Scientific Analytical Institute, which specializes in testing for toxic substances. Read More »