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Microsoft acquires video-based social learning platform Flipgrid


Flipgrid pricing prior to Microsoft's acquisition. The unit, which will remain in Minneapolis, will continue to add new capabilities and features based on the user feedback. Many see the move by Microsoft as part of its effort to better compete with Google's education software for schools and its popular Chromebooks. "This opportunity not only makes Flipgrid free to every educator, we get to partner with a global network that is already partnering with educators around the world" said Joey ... Read More »

Update your Google Home and Chromecast ASAP, Google to roll out fix


The link would then need to stay open for around a minute. You have to assume that even mildly sensitive info transmitted in the clear can serve as an avenue for attack, and Google has learned that lesson the hard way. The OnePlus 6 might be the ideal Pixel alternative, but it also features a serious security flaw that thankfully will be fixed in a software update, reported XDA Developers. Read More »

Fresh Pixel 3 XL leak confirms at least one key detail


The Buyback Guarantee that Flipkart speaks of is not the money that Flipkart will pay you back if you returns the phone between 6 to 8 months. "On one key component, which is the rear panel of a Pixel 2 prototype in a color variant similar to the 'Kinda Blue", colorway the intriguing logo was observed. Read More »

Fallout 76 Beta Will Come to Xbox One First

In order to qualify for the beta, Fallout 76 needs to be pre-ordered. The Fallout 76 site has been updated with a handy-dandy FAQ that provides a few nuggets of information about the forthcoming beta. The Fallout 76 beta, which Todd Howard announced for the game at Bethesda's E3 2018 showcase , is scheduled to start sometime before launch. Please note that the B.E.T.A. Read More »

Google removes Uber integration in Maps with no explanation


In addition to requesting a ride, you were able to see your driver en route, contact your driver, and follow your trip status - all without having to switch over to the Uber app. It's worth noting that Alphabet has a stake in Lyft, which is Uber's biggest competitor. The feature is still live in India, but we are sure when the company will remove it. Read More »

Details of the OPPO Find X revealed


The Oppo Find X is said to measure 8mm in thickness along with a weight of 186 grams. The Find series from Oppo always had the latest high-end hardware and features. 47,500) in China. The image posted by Ice Universe reveals that the Oppo Find X will come with a tri-bezeless notch-less design. The company has been regularly posting teasers of the phone, confirming features. Read More »

Google Home and Chromecast have a serious privacy issue

Craig Young , the researcher who discovered the flaw, says that "Although Google's app, which uses this functionality, implies that you must be logged into a Google account linked with the target device, there is, in fact, no authentication mechanism built into the protocol level". Read More »

Early Pixel 3 XL Case Leak Reaffirms the Single Rear Camera Presence

This time its a render of a case that includes an image of the front as well. That said, this render image is largely in keeping with previous leaks. Google has previously equipped wireless charging support before dropping it back in 2015 with the Nexus 6P. The Pixel 2 XL 128GB is priced at Rs 65,999 with Rs 16,001 instant discount, with an additional Rs 10,000 cashback on HDFC cards plus the buyback guarantee. Read More »

You Can Now Send Messages on Your Android Phone From the Web


Today, Apple users can access iMessage conversations on their Mac using a dedicated app. Google's Messages for web is similar in the sense that it also offers cross-platform access to messages - that is, it lets Android users view and respond to chats when they're not on their phone . Read More »

Pokemon Go to Add Trading and Friend Features Later This Week


When trading is launched at some point in the next few weeks, you'll have to be friends with another trainer to trade Pokemon with them. As for trading, you'll have to be at level 10 to even think about it. Players will need to be within 100 meters in order to complete a trade - so this isn't a feature that players can use remotely. Adding another trainer to your friend list will be as simple as swapping a trainer code with someone, sending them a friend request and waiting for them to ... Read More »

Why YouTube Music hasn't replaced Google Play Music... yet

Have you already signed up for YouTube Music or YouTube Premium? YouTube Premium launched in a dozen new worldwide territories Monday, making breakout streaming hit " Cobra Kai " and other original content available in countries including the United Kingdom and other European nations. Read More »

Google Introduces VR180 Creator for Video Editing


With it, editing your VR videos for uploading to supported services should be a total breeze. It is available on Mac and Linux. Google introduced its new VR180 creator to help VR camera owners shoot 3D videos and immersive photos using affordable hardware. Read More »

The iPhone 3GS is going on sale, and no, it isn't 2009


A South Korean publication reported that a local carrier plans to resell original stock of the Apple's ancient iPhone 3GS model. The phone, which Apple introduced in 2009, will retail for a mere $40. They are going to repackage these iPhones in premium boxes and sell them at the prepaid crowd for an equivalent of Dollars 40. Apple now sells its lowest-cost iPhone SE for 490,000 won (roughly $452), which is over ten times the SK Telink asking price for the iPhone 3GS. Read More »

OnePlus 6 gets another OS update, OxygenOS pushed to v5.1.7


However, OnePlus has now announced that it has halted the OxygenOS 5.1.6 update in India. Yes, it's only the 2018 model that's receiving a stable update while the 2017 pair is receiving beta updates. Like 5.1.6, this update delivers changes to the status bar, battery optimization, and more. There aren't a lot of major changes in this one as much as function and features are involved, with the largest change being a fix for the bootloader security issue . Read More »

Bannon Says Trump Doesn't Have to `Justify' Border Separations


Because children can not be held in criminal detention, the policy soon led to a spike in children being separated from the families with whom they'd approached the border. "I mean, I hate to say it, that's the law and he's enforcing the law". Mrs Trump "believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart", her spokeswoman said. Read More »

United Kingdom leading app development jobs across Europe


The company said: 'Apple ignited the app revolution with the launch of the App Store in 2008. Apple has upgraded it's App Store's Review Guidelines and the firm has barred the applications that mine cryptocurrency all over Apple platform on its devices. Read More »

Instagram Will No Longer Notify Users When a Story Screenshot Is Taken


This is according to a report from BuzzFeed News in which Instagram has confirmed with them that they have concluded the testing of the feature. But if they were a part of the beta test, users would get a push notification whenever someone screenshotted their story, and they would see every screenshotter's username next to a camera shutter icon . Read More »

Podcast: Let's Talk About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate


Since the first Super Smash Bros . was released on N64, gamers became obsessed with the large levels, addicting combos, hilarious item drops, and competitive battles. Fire Emblem: Three Houses was another important inclusion in order to cement Nintendo's current console among long-term fans. This could be the reason for the rumoredStar Fox: Grand Prix's absence, as well. Read More »

All Apple Park employees get their own standing desks


One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein's interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday , was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks. The standing desks join a long line of perks that employees of Apple's new Cupertino headquarters enjoy. Cook had already expressed his preference for standing while working, having previously cited doctors who claim "sitting is the new cancer". Read More »

‘Fortnite’ is Now Available on the Nintendo Switch


It's not just that PS4-only players can't move to Switch - apparently you can't use the game on the Nintendo console if you've ever linked your existing account to a PSN account. The Fortnite World Cup qualifiers will begin in the Fall that will culminate in a battle of the best in late 2019. Qualifications for the Fortnite World Cup will be based on merit. Read More »

Resident Evil 2 Remake release date announced in grisly first trailer


Resident Evil 2 has been completely re-built from the ground up for a deeper narrative experience. The first game in the series, Resident Evil , was released initially for PlayStation back in March 1996 and quickly garnered critical and commercial success, with gamers and critics alike praising its unique mix of action, horror, survival and puzzle-solving elements. Read More »

Nintendo Considers The Virtual Console’s Successor To Be Nintendo Switch Online


Sony's behavior is even more infuriating because progression and paid items can not be transferred from the PlayStation 4 to the Nintendo Switch or Xbox One . After the Nintendo presentation at this years E3, both of Sony's and Nintendo's share prices took a small hit. "If people want to go buy someone else's console and play games there, great, as long as we're all leaning in to how do we make this business for everybody as vibrant as possible". Read More »

Apple to close major iPhone security loophole exploited by police


In March, an inspector general for the Justice Department found that federal law enforcement officials "did not pursue all possible avenues" to break into the iPhone at the heart of the San Bernardino attack. Michael Sachs, an assistant district attorney in Manhattan, said his office uses workarounds-he declined to specify which-to access locked iPhones several times a week. Read More »

Samsung Sound Emitting displays to be soon available on phones


For the past few weeks we've been hearing more about the coming Gear S4, and today two new leaks give even more insight. This new report is not farfetched concept because Samsung introduced this "sound integrated into display" technology at the Society of Information Displays conference just last month. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 could be 'heavily redesigned' for 2019


The site claims to have obtained a few internal documents which also point towards a cheaper Surface Tablet codenamed "Libra" (we've heard it called "Lex" ), while also confirming the long-rumored Andromeda device for a 2018 launch. Microsoft could also unveil the new Surface Pro 6 which will succeed the Surface Pro 5 . The device starts at Rs 64,999 for the base version with Intel Core m3, 128 GB SSD, 4GB RAM, and Intel HD Graphics 615, going all the way to Rs 1,82,999 for the top-end ... Read More »

Apple Maps is down, 'all users' affected


When the Maps app is loaded on an iPad , iPhone, or Mac, a generic error response, "Directions Not Available", appears on screen whenever directions are requested. ET. According to Apple's System Status page on the web, it says there's an issue with Maps, specifically routing and navigation and search. "We are aware of an issue with our Maps app". Read More »

E3 2018: Never before released Skyskipper getting Arcade Archives release


Arcade Archives Sky Skipper will arrive on the Nintendo Switch in July 2018. Two very old games from Nintendo's arcade days are getting a surprise re-release on the eShop . As for Sky Skipper , it'd always been the subject of a dedicated restoration project , run by three hobbyists determined to create a functioning arcade cabinet. Read More »

Ford has 7 ways to celebrate Father's Day


This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. We've all been there, strolling down the aisles on the Saturday before Father's Day, looking for a gift for dad. And if he's a grandad, get the kids to make something! Adventurous Dads enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, hiking and so forth. Gifts for the Dapper Dad: The Dapper Dad's ooze sophistication in terms of their looks. Read More »

NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo World Cup game, encroaching Fox


Earlier, it had offered free live stream for all the matches of Vivo IPL 2018 for Airtel users and now it has announced the same for the ongoing FIFA World Cup . Airtel TV app will also stream Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 tournament live for Airtel users. Help is right here for the people who are stuck in their offices and can't move to the stadium due to their work schedule. Read More »

OnePlus 6 sales top one million units in less than a month


However, that really hasn't been the case in the OnePlus is the number one company there in the unlocked devices category. In the meantime all we can do is watch as over a million users around the world enjoy the OnePlus 6 . The base variant comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage at a price of Rs 34,999. Long-term partnerships with the likes of Amazon and Qualcomm, along with partnerships with carrier networks like Elisa and O2 in Europe, have helped to further build the company's ... Read More »