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Facebook Confirms Internet Satellite Launch For 2019

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Apart from Facebook which company is working for this. . This will give you the opportunity to actively and freely use the Internet to residents of rural areas, where access has some difficulty. SpaceX strategizes to unveil a network of satellites to offer broadband services around the planet. Thus, Facebook has to surmount the challenge of convincing people they want to reach, to pay for the internet service it's working to provide. Read More »

Chrome 68 will label all HTTP sites as 'not secure'

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Anyone who's used Chrome's built-in Incognito mode will be used to this warning. Since then, Google's attitude towards insecure website has evolved, however. According to the BBC , "more than half" of the internet's top million websites are not equipped with HTTPS encryption. A future version will remove the "secure" label from HTTPS sites completely, reinstating Google's stance that security should be the norm. Read More »

Apple's iPhone trails Samsung, Google in internet speeds

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It is followed by the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus that have speeds of 28.6Mbps and 29.4Mbps respectively. In particular, recent analysis of the Ookla shows that the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 845 and built-in cellular modem LTE X20 is significantly superior to the Intel XMM 7360 7480 and used in versions of the iPhone to AT & T and T-Mobile. Read More »

Apple Blames Software Bug for MacBook Pro Slowdown

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This results is the laptop sometimes performed more slowly than the Core i7 version. "We apologize to any customer who has experienced less than optimal performance on their new systems", Apple told The Verge . Ever since the debut of the 2018 MacBook Pro, there's been controversy about the top-tier version suffering thermal throttling. Users can download the new macOS update now, and we expect to see a whole new round of tests being run in order to confirm just whether this software ... Read More »

Samsung hilariously trolls Apple in new ads

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It looks like this may be the smartwatch to eclipse the previous existing Gear range, and we have a feeling that an official unveiling may come at Unpacked on August 9th (most likely 10th here in Australia) alongside the long-awaited Note 9. Read More »

How Google has kept 85K employees from getting phished since 2017

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Physical security keys, such as Yubico's YubiKey Security Key, have protected all Google employees from phishing attacks since early 2017. According to a recent report by Krebs on Security , Google and its employees aren't among the 76% of businesses that have been victims of phishing attacks in the past year. Read More »

Nintendo sues two major ROM sites for $100m

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Interestingly enough, the company states that the two sites are not "casual gamers but are instead sophisticated parties with extensive knowledge" of its intellectual properties. Such visitors are drawn to the website by the widespread availability of free, unauthorised copies of Nintendo's videogames and other highly valuable intellectual property. Read More »

Honor 9N launched in India; special offer with Jio, specifications and price

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The company had launched the Honor 9i (2018 ) priced at RMB 1,399 (approximately Rs 14,600) for the 64GB variant, and RMB 1,699 (approximately Rs 17,800) for the 128GB variant in the Chinese market. The 4GB RAM and 64GB variant will cost Rs. 13,999. The handset has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The Honor 9N is touted for some awesome camera-centric features. Read More »

Bethesda will begin the Fallout 76 beta rollout in October

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Everyone that pre-orders through a participating retailer will be included in the beta, Bethesda said , although it's unclear exactly the order in which participants will be chose (at random, on a first-come, first-served basis, etc.). There was a little miscommunication at first, as it looked as though this code would be restricted to specific retailers, and not include everyone who pre-ordered. Read More »

Microsoft to Release Two Next-Gen Xbox Consoles

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Scarlett Cloud will have enough power to do the basics such as controller inputs, image processing, and collision detection. It's still not clear if the service will also be made available on current generation Xbox consoles, but if that's the case, the goal of a new "cloud console" may not be evident, especially as a more capable Xbox One S becomes more affordable with late cycle price drops. Read More »

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1180 rumored again to release in August

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It states that the 11xx cards were delayed due to other partners and manufacturers having an abundance of unsold or unfinished 10xx GPUs. The AIB that sent the message stated that it had already shifted its manufacturing efforts to 11-series cards before Nvidia pushed the launch back; however, the company switched back to 10-series production to clear out its remaining inventory, per Nvidia's suggestion. Read More »

The Galaxy Note 9 might be the last Samsung Galaxy Note

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The Genius proceeds to tell the puzzled customer that she will have to purchase a Lightning to USB-C cable as well as a USB-C power adapter for fast charging. Qi is a wireless charing standard that is adhered to by most well-known manufactures of charging products and smartphones. Speculation exists around how Samsung will eliminate its bezels without implementing a mechanical solution for its front-facing camera (such as a pop-up module ), but there is now no information on how the display ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 & Mi A2 Lite now official

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Xiaomi has been using the Snapdragon 660 platform for over a year now, and the Mi A2 is the latest to feature the chipset. As for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite , the 3/32GB model will be priced at $209 and the bigger version will be priced at $267 for the 4/64GB model. Read More »

Uber suspends driver who live-streamed passengers

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In the latest installment of "Wow This Dude Is Trash" an unofficial miniseries that I seem to stumble upon every single day online, an Uber driver in St. He said victims could theoretically sue for invasion of privacy, but "would need to show that the back of an Uber is a place where we can and should be expected to be private". Read More »

Sony IMX586 image sensor for smartphones announced

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The new Sony IMX586 chip is a stacked CMOS image sensor for smartphones . The IMX586 implements the Quad Bayer 2x2 pixel array. The sensor features a Quad Bayer color filter array in which every 2×2 square of pixels has the same filter color. Read More »

Mega Man 11 Trailer Showcases Fight with Torch Man

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Mega Man will be tasked with taking down the fiery bastard if he wants to earn the Blazing Torch ability, which will undoubtedly make whatever ice stage there is much easier. The screens, which can viewed toward the bottom, show off a boss battle against a new robot master called Torch Man. This weapon lets you fire a fireball diagnoally up into the air, which then comes down and will probably give you flashbacks of your battle with Torch Man when you watch Mets and other robots get turned to ... Read More »

Breath Of The Wild DLC

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Over a year after its release, Nintendo has pushed out a new update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that adds new content based on a popular 2017 Switch release. Some very familiar equipment has made its way from the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild all the way to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . You can check out the new update for yourself by watching the trailer above. Read More »

Trump slams EU over $5 billion Google fine

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The commission ruled that the bundling practices were illegal because of Google's dominance in the markets of "licensable smart mobile operating systems and app stores for the Android mobile operating system". Ultimately the team aspires to swap in their system for Android, the software that powers more than three quarters of the world's smartphones, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal matters. Read More »

Here’s How to Sign Up for the PlayStation 4 6.0 Beta

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It will only be a matter of time until we know what type of new features will be coming to the console in the near future. And here we are just hoping that they will finally implement a way to change our gamertag because. The latest updates like 5.53 previous added a set of improvements, but there's not a lot of information on what exactly the newest version will bring with it. Read More »

VirtualLink standard could pipe VR pixels through one USB-C cable

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Effectively eliminating the necessity for a range of various cords and connectors. "With a single, high-bandwidth cable, VirtualLink unlocks the full potential of the PC to power wonderful VR experiences". Instead, the company plans on deploying a single USB-C connection that will take care of all data transfers and native device interactions. On that note, Oculus clearly wishes to make its future VR headsets more approachable with the VirtualLink standard . Read More »

Fortnite Celebrates First Birthday With New Limited Time Event

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The challenges include playing 14 matches, deal 1,000 damage to your opponents, and dance in front of 10 different birthday cakes that will pop up throughout the map. As the postmortem details , every node in the matchmaking group has a list of dedicated, available servers. It's a particularly impressive number considering the game is free to play and has been out for about a year. Read More »

Mobile extends its barely-useable free roaming data to more countries

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And today, the Un-carrier also introduces the industry's best option for high speed data and unlimited calling overseas - a new T-Mobile daily data pass - for just $5/day. By purchasing an International Data Pass for only $5 a day, T-Mobile ONE subscribers can use 512MB of LTE data daily, with unlimited text and talk. Read More »

Internet at risk from rising seas, study says

Thousands of miles of fiber optic cable are laid beneath several major coastal cities. While the buried fiber optic cables are created to be water-resistant, they are not waterproof, and that means potential trouble for coastal residents who like the internet (a.k.a. Read More »

Huawei nova 3i announced with Kirin 710

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Onboard, it has 128GB of storage which is expandable via microSD using a hybrid SIM slot. As usual, both phones come with four cameras, and the Nova 3i also marks the debut of Huawei's brand new chipset , the Kirin 710 . Nova 3 and the Nova 3i are exactly the kind of phones that we expected from a Nova series. I imagine the folks at Essential had the same idea at some point and moved on from it due to the absolute uselessness of the display space above the camera. Read More »

The Culling 2 is Shutting Down, Refunds Being Given

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It will be interesting to see if Xaviant's newfound commitment to the original will pay off, but the developers appear keen to listen to the community and are looking to craft a game that the players want. This version of The Culling will arrive on Xaviant's test servers this week and will allow players to download the original game free of charge. "But we didn't see a path forward, so we turned it off and moved onto something else, and in retrospect, that was a mistake". Read More »

New MacBook Pro keyboard design may fix dust problems after all

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The procedure for the space bar replacement has also changed from the previous model. According to a document sent to Apple Authorized Service Providers and obtained by MacRumors , the new keys have a "membrane" underneath that helps "prevent debris" from getting into the butterfly mechanism. Read More »

Trump hits out at the European Union over $5 billion Google antitrust fine

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In the post, Google took a firm stand for itself and said that Android has helped 1,300 different smartphone manufacturers to develop Android-based mobiles. He wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "I told you so!" The EU frequently holds tech companies that operate within Europe to account, over issues including tax, privacy and antitrust, but Trump is interpreting this particular fine as a slight against the US. Read More »

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

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The feature first rolled out in the US and it's now available to job seekers in the United Kingdom. Today, more people are turning to Google to find information about their next role. You'll then be able to filter by category, location, salary, and more, before being provided employer reviews and ratings to help you make your mind up. Read More »

Corning introduces Gorilla Glass 6

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Jaymin Amin, vice president of technology and product development, said in a press release . " Gorilla Glass 6 is an entirely new glass composition that can be chemically strengthened to give it significantly higher levels of compression than is possible with Gorilla Glass 5 ". Read More »

Microsoft Is Teasing 'All-New Xbox Hardware' For Gamescom 2018

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Like previous years, Microsoft will be present with its Xbox booth at which players will be able to try out the upcoming Forza Horizon 4 , State of Decay 2's upcoming Daybreak Pack, and Ori and the Will of the Wisps . Ticket sales will likely go to a gaming charity once again. We'll find out on August 21, at 4:30 PM CEST (7:30 AM PDT / 10:30 AM EST). More importantly, though, is that it has a lineup of "25 games across a diverse range of genres" to show at its booth during the show. Read More »

Google’s Bringing Back Google Now (Sort of) Inside Assistant

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Google Now used to be the home for all your most useful and timely information. That little icon in Google Assistant may not look like much, but it heralds a return to form for Google. Earlier this year, the firm launched a continuous conversations feature that allows users to keep chatting with the digital assistant without having to use the wake words "Hey Google" every time. Read More »

Mobile Introduces $5/Day International Pass With 512MB of LTE Data

Data and text is included at 2G speeds while calls are now $0.25 a minute. Wyoming had the slowest average data speeds. T-Mobile is calling it the global data pass, and it will cost just $5. Included free with T-Mobile ONE plans, Simple Global offers free 2G unlimited data, unlimited text and low-cost calls. At that rate, it was just cheaper to buy a local SIM card for data. Read More »