fb_messenger_multi_accountSeveral days ago, Instagram made multiple account support official. This means that from a menu, users will be able to access different Instagram accounts at once, as opposed to having to login and logout, which can be troublesome and time consuming. Now according to a report from Android Police, Facebook Messenger could be gaining a similar feature as well. Read full post →Facebook Messenger Could Get Multiple Account Support As Well


google-cardboard-002Recently the rumors of Google working on new virtual reality hardware have been making their rounds, but it was unclear as to whether Google was simply trying to create their own Cardboard headset, or if they were aiming for something like the Oculus Rift. Turns out that it is neither, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Read full post →Google Developing Standalone VR Headset [Rumor]


If you have any friends who are particularly mischievous or who enjoy pulling pranks, you might want to not hand them your iPhone anytime soon. It has recently been discovered that by changing your iOS device’s time to the 1st of January, 1970, it will cause your device to brick which essentially renders it useful. Read full post →This iOS Time/Date Bug Will Brick Your Phone



geekbench-tab-s3Samsung certainly has its fair share of tablets in the past, and the South Korean conglomerate does not look as though they are going to stop rolling out tablets anytime soon. In fact, it looks like new additions to the Tab S series have appeared on Geekbench and GFXBench, which could suggest an unveiling at Mobile World Congress which is happening later this month, and if that happens, then they would most probably be unveiled with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge models in tow.

Read full post →Benchmarks Suggest New Samsung Tab Series


dronekillerDon’t you feel that there are some rather frustrating moments with those in power who seem to think as though they are working with an unlimited budget? For instance, here is another incident that might raise your blood pressure a wee bit as a law-abiding taxpayer – it seems that the Pentagon is shutting down its armed drone fleet program after spending billions of dollars on development.

Read full post →Pentagon Shuts Down Killer Drone Fleet


sprint logoIt goes without saying that we live in a very data-centric world these days. Just about any and every mobile device is connected to the Internet, and whenever there is no freely available Wi-Fi network in the vicinity, it is time to fall back on one’s data plan for the device. Good news then for Sprint users, as the service provider will be offering an unlimited LTE data plan for families that will be easier on the pockets in the long run.

Read full post →Sprint To Make Unlimited LTE Data Plan More Affordable To All


snapdragon-x16While Qualcomm continues to spearhead the mobile SoC and modem markets, the company is not as strong as it once was in those markets, but this does not mean that innovation is dead. Far from it, as Qualcomm continuously introduces new LTE technologies such as its new Snapdragon X16 modem, which is said to boast of Category 16 LTE download speeds of up to 1Gbps, now how about that? In order to take things into context, majority of the handsets out there tend to max out at 300Mbps or 450Mbps, and the soon-to-arrive Snapdragon 820 will hit the 600Mbps mark.

Read full post →Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 Modem Set To Light Up The Scene


instagram-video-viewsThe folks over at Instagram have stepped forward to share that they will start to count the number of views on videos, and this ought to provide the marketing people with a more accurate picture on the sheer number of eyeballs that actually go through those clips. In the past, this was not possible, as Instagram videos and photos were measured via “hearts” as well as comments.

Read full post →Instagram To Begin Counting Video Views


drone-autonomousDrones are pretty big these days in the news, and hence it is no surprise to see more and more effort being put into the development of drones as well as the kind of technology that they carry. For instance, it has been reliably reported that Swiss researchers have come up with a new kind of rescue drone that is capable of recognizing and following passageways, even if those happen to be littered with thick undergrowth as well as rough terrain, and to do so autonomously – all thanks to a form of complex artificial intelligence. The ultimate gal? To have a whole fleet of rescue drones “swarm forests in search of missing people”, assisting human rescue teams along the way.

Read full post →Drone Smart Enough To Navigate Rough Terrain Autonomously


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The last unproven piece of Einstein’s theory of general relativity has been proven today. Scientists have confirmed that they have direct proof of gravitational waves which are best described as actual ripples in the fabric of space-time. The latest findings are now considered one of the most significant scientific discoveries in recent years as they could provide scientists with new insights into the creation of the universe.

Read full post →Einstein Proved Right As Gravitational Waves Discovered