OnePlus 6T Verizon Support Will Reportedly Be Present

The OnePlus 6T is going to be a smartphone of many firsts for the company. We may have to add another first to that list. According to a new report, the OnePlus 6T is going to be compatible with Verizon. If it’s accurate this would be the first OnePlus device to work on Big Red’s network. All of its previous handsets have only been able to work on T-Mobile and […]

Google Expands Digital Wellbeing Features To Android One

Google unveiled Android’s Digital Wellbeing feature at I/O 2018. It’s an initiative to provide users with more data on how they use their phones and enabling them to use that data to disconnect. The features go a long way in helping users understand their smartphone usage so that they can limit their use if it’s becoming excessive. These features were previously available only on Pixel devices but Google has now […]

Sony Android 9 Pie Update Roadmap Revealed

Sony’s Xperia XZ3 already comes with Android 9 Pie out of the box while the company recently rolled out the much-awaited update for the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact. Sony has now revealed the Android 9 Pie update for some additional devices so that owners who have them can rest assured that they will soon be receiving this major Android OS update.

Recent Facebook Hack Wasn’t For Influencing Voters

Facebook recently disclosed a hack in which unauthorized persons had managed to access 30 million accounts. The initial reports suggested that these hackers could be working for a foreign state to influence voters ahead of the midterm elections in the United States. According to a new report, the hackers only wanted to sell deceptive ads using the accounts that they had accessed. Their motive wasn’t influencing voters on Facebook.


Sirius XM Eyes Your Living Room In Amazon Echo Push

Sirius XM’s traditional stronghold has been inside the car but the company now has its eyes on your living room. The company has teamed up with Amazon to push its service to listeners’ homes through the Echo, Amazon’s popular smart speaker. It will now be providing a three months subscription of its service for free to Echo customers.

Sonos Speakers Might Get Roku Voice Control

Sonos smart speakers may get Roku voice control if a new report is to be believed. It’s said that the two companies are in “preliminary” talks about making this happen. There’s as much possibility of these talks falling through right now than there’s the chance of this actually happening.

Essential Has Cut 30% Of Its Staff

Many had a lot of hopes for the Essential Phone. This is because Essential was founded by Andy Rubin who helped create Android, so who better to create an Android phone than one of the creators of Android, right? Unfortunately the device wasn’t the smashing success many had hoped for, and now it looks like things are looking a tad bleak for the company.

Analyst Claims ARM Powered Macs Will Arrive In 2020 Or 2021

For years there have been talks that Apple could eventually ditch Intel and start making ARM-powered Mac computers. When exactly that will happen remains to be seen, but notable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seems to think that it might not be too far off into the future, and that it could happen as early as 2020 or 2021.

Mophie’s USB-C 3XL Can Charge Your Laptop On The Go

Finding a plug to plug your laptop in to charge while you’re on the go can be tricky. This is because there are plenty of people out there who are also similarly looking for plugs or who are already using existing ones. The good news is that Mophie has a potential solution in the form of the USB-C 3XL.

Apple Will Now Let You Download All The Data They Have On You

Apple loves to boast about what a privacy-minded company they are, and have taken jabs at others such as Facebook who have endured several privacy-related scandals over the years. In fact earlier this year to prove how transparent they are, Apple announced that they would be making your data available to you.

Spotify For Wear OS Gets A Brand New App

If you like listening to music on the go and you have a Wear OS smartwatch, there’s a good chance that Spotify could be one of the apps and services you use. The good news is that if you thought that Spotify app on Wear OS could stand to do with some improvements, you’ll be pleased to learn that’s exactly what happened.

Lion Corp Creates An App That Can Evaluate Bad Breath

#CEATEC2018 – How do you tell if you have bad breath? Most of the time people around us tend to be too polite to say anything, and given that we’re probably used to our own smells, it’s hard for us to tell either. However Japan’s Lion Corp thinks that they might have the solution in the form of an app.

Panasonic Creates Horse Blinders For Humans To Prevent Distraction

Do you find it hard to concentrate at work? Given that these days a lot of companies seem to be adopting an open office plan, it means that you can see what everyone else is doing around you. This can be good thing as it might inspire you to work harder, but it can be a bad thing for those who get easily distracted.

Bethesda & Microsoft Come Down Hard On Gamer Who Broke Fallout 76 NDA

NDAs are serious things and breaking them can have serious consequences. This is because sometimes NDAs are put into place to prevent information from being leaked to a competitor who might then try to come out with a product before the company does. It can also sometimes paint the product in a bad way, especially if it is a prototype or beta that is being shown.

Obsidian ‘Very Doubtful’ They’ll Be Working On Future Fallout Titles

Fallout: New Vegas is one of the more loved titles in the Fallout franchise and was developed by the folks at Obsidian. However if you are hoping that Obsidian might return for a Fallout: New Vegas 2 or another Fallout title in general, it seems that you probably shouldn’t get your hopes up just yet.

Blizzard Address Diablo Rumors Ahead Of BlizzCon 2018

BlizzCon 2018 is coming up and this year it seems that we might be getting more Diablo-related announcements compared to the previous year. Blizzard had previously confirmed that they had multiple Diablo projects in the works which we imagine we will hear about at the event, and recent speculation has even suggested that we might hear about Diablo 4.

Lawson Shows Off A Robot That Can Make Dumplings

#CEATEC2018 – Restaurants that use robots to prepare food aren’t new, and it seems that over in Japan, convenience store chain Lawson plans to use them as well. Unveiled at CEATEC 2018, the company showed off a robot that had the ability to prepare dumplings according to the customer’s preferences.

Komatsu Unveils Self-Driving Construction Vehicles

#CEATEC2018 – The construction site can be a dangerous place due to all the heavy materials being used, and where slipping up on safety can result in disastrous consequences. We’re sure that eventually there will be a day when we can construct buildings 100% safely, but in the meantime Japanese company Komatsu might have a way to help.

Sharp’s 8K TV To Begin Shipping To Customers Next Month

#CEATEC2018 – 4K is poised to become the standard resolution for the foreseeable future, and to a certain extent it is halfway there as we’re seeing more displays offer 4K resolution, and more devices that can capture 4K video. However in the future we could be looking at displays with even higher resolution, such as 8K, and it seems that Sharp is already ready to deliver.

Mitsubishi Eyes Virtual Reality As A Vehicle For Trading Stocks

#CEATEC2018 – When you watch TV shows or movies about stock trading, they usually show a room where there are tons of screens. This is because there is so much information to keep track of that multiple screens are necessary if traders hope to stay on top of the game. Of course such a setup wouldn’t really be realistic for home traders.

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