WhatsApp Now Available For KaiOS Feature Phones

Some of you might be aware that KaiOS, a web-based operating system for feature phones, has been heavily invested in by Google. It obviously doesn’t have that many apps and the absence of WhatsApp was felt by many. The cross-platform messaging service is used by billions of people across the globe but it wasn’t available for KaiOS, which meant that people who bought those feature phones couldn’t get it. That […]


Apex Legends Keyboard-Mouse Cheaters On Console Put On Notice

Apex Legends developer Respawn Entertainment has put keyboard-mouse cheaters on console on notice. The developer says that it has methods of finding out players that take advantages of this control scheme and have also pointed out that this isn’t something that they’re happy with.


Microsoft Announces $1 Billion Investment In OpenAI

Microsoft today announced that it’s investing $1 billion in Open AI. The two companies have embarked on a multi-year partnership which will see them working together on artificial intelligence and other technologies on Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing infrastructure. Open AI was initially founded as a nonprofit in 2015 with $1 billion in funding from major Silicon Valley investors like Peter Thiel, Sam Altman, Reid Hoffman, and more.


Netflix Releases First Trailer For The Witcher Series

A couple of weeks after new photos from Netflix’s The Witcher series had emerged, the online video streaming giant has now released the first trailer for this highly anticipated show. The trailer was revealed at the San Diego Comic-Con. Fans were treated to the first proper bit of footage from the title.


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Red Dead Redemption Remake Said To Be In Development

It has almost been ten years since Red Dead Redemption was released and if a new rumor is to be believed, Rockstar Games has some epic plans to celebrate the title’s tenth anniversary. Rumor has it that there’s a Red Dead Redemption remake in the pipeline and it could arrive by 2020. There has obviously been no confirmation about this from Rockstar Games so far.


Huawei Mate X Could Be Launched With A Smaller Battery

It has been a few months since Huawei showed off the Mate X, its first foldable smartphone. With Samsung delaying the launch of the Galaxy Fold, Huawei also decided to delay the release until September to ensure that its product didn’t run into any problems at launch. With September only a few weeks away, new information has surfaced about this hotly anticipated device.


2020 Apple Watch Could Feature A Micro LED Display

Apple could significantly shake things up for its product lineup next year. Not only is the company expected to introduce its first 5G iPhone in 2020, it’s now also believed to introduce Micro LED displays to the Apple Watch next year. Apple is reportedly close to signing a deal with two Taiwanese manufacturers who will supply the Micro LED displays for the Apple Watch.


New Jammer Technology Was Used By The U.S. To Down Iranian Drone

President Donald Trump had announced a couple of days ago that the USS Boxer had taken down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz. It wasn’t detailed just how the drone had been shot down. However, a report reveals that the U.S. likely used new jammer technology to take down the Iranian drone.


Airline Apologizes For Tweeting Which Seats Are Safest In A Crash

When you get on a plane you’re not thinking about which seats might be the safest in the event of a crash. You’re hoping that the plane doesn’t crash in the first place. That might have been lost on Dutch airline KLM’s social media team when they tweeted about which seats might be the safest in the event of a plane crash.


Cat Filter Strikes Again During Double Homicide Press Conference

Social media has made it easier to get information out to more people faster than ever before. You could start streaming video to Facebook instantly and people who follow you will be able to see it. No surprise that many government agencies use social media to get their message out. Sometimes, these live streams can have unintended consequences.


Equifax Fined Up To $700M For 2017 Data Breach

Some of you will recall that credit agency Equifax suffered a major data breach in 2017. The incident went through a long investigation while federal authorities worked to figure out if the company would be required to pay a fine. The Federal Trade Commission has ruled that it does need to pay a fine and Equifax will now be required to pay up to $700 million as part of a […]


Your Face Data Is Worth $5 To Google

Any software that uses facial recognition requires an ample amount of data to properly train the AI that runs it. Data collection is something that Google has always been quite good at but in what appears to be an attempt to train the AI possibly for face unlock on its upcoming Pixel 4, Google is reportedly giving $5 gift cards to people for their facial data.


ASUS ROG Phone 2 Unveiled With Snapdragon 855 Plus

ASUS had confirmed that its upcoming ROG Phone 2 will be using the slightly overclocked Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform. The company has finally unveiled its new gaming smartphone today. It does indeed come with the Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform from Qualcomm. The specs are on another level entirely and in a league of their own compared to any other Android device on the market today.


New Malware Discovered, Can Steal Data From Both iOS And iCloud Accounts

Law enforcement agencies have been trying to find a way to get into Apple’s products, such as their iOS devices and iCloud. This is because they believe that some suspects could be hiding evidence on their devices, but unfortunately due to the way Apple has created their products, it is rather difficult for law enforcement to get in.


Apple’s iPhone 12 Could Feature A Massively Upgraded Chipset

Apple’s A-series of chipsets are pretty powerful. Based on the benchmarks we’ve seen, Apple has made huge strides to the point where some of their newer chipsets are almost comparable to those of the company’s MacBook laptops, essentially suggesting that Apple has managed to bring near-desktop like performance to their mobile phones and tablets.


Analysts Predict Apple Will Launch SiriOS At WWDC 2020

Apple was the first to the market to launch a digital assistant for our smartphones. However, the feature did not exactly work as advertised at launch, and the fact that it was closed off to developers meant that Siri was extremely limited in its use. This led to competitors such as Amazon and Google to pull ahead of Apple in the digital assistant market.


These Crazy Diamond-Encrusted AirPods Is Peak Opulence

One of the reasons why the AirPods is such a hot-selling item is because it seems to have found a nice balance between being affordable and also functional. While it’s not the cheapest, its features have made it worth their weight. However, it seems that Los Angeles designer Ian Delucca has a pair of AirPods that look out of this world.


Dragons Will Be Added To Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Next Month

If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, there’s a good chance that you’ve probably heard about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. This is a new augmented reality game by Niantic, the same company that brought us Pokemon GO. Now, the game has been out for a little while now, but if you’re wondering what’s missing, could it be dragons?


Twitter Will Add More Context To ‘This Tweet Is Unavailable’

We’re sure that we’ve all come across a Twitter page for a particular tweet, only to be greeted by the message that says, “This tweet is unavailable”. Now, there are many reasons why a tweet could be unavailable. For example, the person who tweeted it decided to delete it, or it could have been removed by Twitter for violating its Terms of Service.


The Apple Watch Series 4 Has Saved Another Life Yet Again

The Apple Watch is fast becoming a device that has saved many lives. This is thanks to its built-in features such as its heart rate monitor and ECG monitor that alerts the wearer to anything wrong with their heart rates, thus allowing them to seek medical help quickly before it is too late.


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