This Extension Helps You Learn A New Language While You Watch Netflix

Learning a new language can be fun, but we imagine that attending classes or reading a book can be a bit boring. However there is some good news for those looking to learn a new language. There is a Chrome extension which when installed, will help users learn a new language while watching their favorite Netflix show.


Sony Xperia L3 Specs And Renders Leaked

MWC is coming up soon which means that we can probably expect to see new phones from a variety of companies. One of those companies is Sony who according to the rumors, have some new handsets for us. However if you’re more interested in the company’s low or mid-range offerings, then they could have something for you as well.


Twitter Appears To Be Testing A ‘News Camera’ Feature

A trend that we’re starting to see social media platforms do these days is to “borrow” features from each other. For example Instagram’s Stories feature is similar to Snapchat’s own Stories features. According to a recent discovery by researcher Jane Manchun Wong (via CNET), Twitter could also be thinking of borrowing some features from Snapchat.


FCC Confirms At Least Three LG G8 ThinQ Models

At MWC 2019, LG will be officially unveiling its upcoming handset, the LG G8 ThinQ. The company has actually been slowly teasing the features of the phone, such as its sound-on display, and now a recent sighting at the FCC has confirmed that there will be at least three variants of the phone.


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Apple Releases Hilarious iPhone XR Commercial

Apple has really been pushing the iPhone XR. The iPhone XR represents Apple’s cheaper iPhone which would appeal to customers who might not otherwise want to spend $1,000 on the iPhone XS. The company has been launching all kinds of deals and discounts for the handset, and now they have also released a new commercial highlighting its capabilities.


Tokyo Testing Technology That Predicts Tornados 30 Minutes In Advance

New technology is being tested in the Tokyo metropolitan area which is capable of predicting downpours and tornados 30 minutes in advance. The hope is that the system will prove to be robust enough so that it can provide earlier warnings of inclement weather in the future. The technology relies on broadcasting airwaves to make quick and precise predictions.


Drone Sighting Halts Flights At Dubai Airport

Dubai International is one of the busiest airports in the world. Any delays at DXB can have a knock on effect that can be felt across the globe. Drone disruptions are thus the last thing that the airport needs but it had to put up with that earlier this week when departures were halted for some time after a drone sighting.


Marriott Lets Users Check If They Were Affected By Starwood Hack

Global hotel chain Marriott has now started allowing people to check if they were a victim of the massive Starwood hack. The company has put up a service which lets guests look up individual passport numbers to see if they were included in the set of unencrypted passport numbers that were leaked last year.


Samsung Will No Longer Release Blu-ray Players In The U.S.

It has been a while since Samsung launched a new Blu-ray player in the United States. There’s actually a good reason for why we’ve not heard anything about such a product from the company in recent months. Samsung has decided that it’s going to exit the U.S. Blu-ray market altogether.


Razer Game Store To Shut Down On February 28th

It has been less than a year since the Razer Game Store was launched. The company tried its hand at digital distribution but it hasn’t taken Razer long to decide that this isn’t something it wants to continue doing. The company has thus confirmed that it will be shutting down the Razer Game Store for good on February 28th.


LG V50 ThinQ Breaks Cover In Leaked Render

Samsung may be hogging the limelight these days due to the upcoming Galaxy S10 launch but many of its rivals will be headed to Barcelona in the following week to show off their latest devices. LG is one of them and the company’s much-awaited V50 ThinQ smartphone has now broken cover in a leaked render. As expected, it’s a 5G device.It was reported previously that LG will be releasing a […]


Samsung To Open Three New U.S. Experience Stores

Samsung is going all out with the Galaxy S10. This is the first flagship from the company that includes three separate models in the lineup in addition to a fourth one which will have 5G support. Samsung is also expanding its retail presence in the United States after the Galaxy S10’s launch by opening up three new Experience Stores in the country.


Visa And Mastercard Transactions Could Get More Expensive In The U.S.

Ever wondered how card networks like Visa and Mastercard make money? They charge processing fees from merchants. They have to pay a small fee to the bank that issued the customers’ card while the customers’ bank pays a fee to the company operating the card network. As it turns out, Visa and Mastercard are looking to raise some of those fees.


JPMorgan To Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

Major financial institutions have been slow to adopt cryptocurrency but they are gradually opening up to it. According to a new report, JPMorgan Chase will be launching its own cryptocurrency. The financial giant is looking to launch a digital coin which will be used to settle transactions between clients of its wholesale payments business instantly.


Website Uses AI To Continuously Generate Fake Faces

Artificial intelligence is good at a lot of things, and as it turns out now, it’s also good at generating an endless stream of fake faces. It doesn’t come news that AI can be used to generate fake visuals. This has been done for quite some time now and nothing informs us more of that ability than ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com.


Apple Rumored To Be Preparing Red iPhones Exclusive To China

Apple’s CEO has recently acknowledged that demand for the iPhone is weak and that China is one of the markets that the company is struggling in. However it seems that the company might have a way to turn things around by pandering to the Chinese market by launching a red iPhone XS and XS Max.


Apple Sued Over Fatal Fire Caused By Defective iPad

Due to the fact that the majority of our electronics are powered by lithium-ion batteries, it carries the risk of the device exploding and catching on fire. For the most part the number of devices exploding and catching on fire is pretty low in the grand scheme of things, but when it happens, it can be disastrous.


Twitter Discovered To Not Be Deleting Direct Messages For Years

When you delete your private direct messages on Twitter, it is safe to assume that many would probably assume that they are deleted for good. As it turns out it might not be the case. In a report from TechCrunch, it has been discovered that Twitter actually holds onto old and deleted direct messages for years.


Apple Reportedly Acquires Voice Assistant Startup Pullstring

When it comes to the digital assistant space, Siri is clearly behind the likes of Google Assistant and Alexa, both of whom are commanding pretty large market shares, largely thanks to their smart speakers. However it seems that Apple has plans to help improve on Siri with their latest acquisition.


Google Makes It Harder For Sites To Detect Chrome’s Incognito Mode

One of the main reasons behind Google Chrome’s Incognito mode is to allow users to browse the web in private, where their information will not be saved by the browser, and that certain identifying information about the user won’t be shared with websites. This is done by logging users out of their accounts such as Facebook, Google, and so on.


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