Porsche Will No Longer Make Diesel Vehicles

Porsche has decided to give up on the diesel business for good. The German auto giant confirmed in a press release today that it’s no longer going to make diesel vehicles. It calls the dropping demand for diesel models one of the reasons why it has made this decision. It points out that the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12 percent in 2017.


SpaceX’s Moon Mission Will Be Live Streamed In VR

SpaceX recently confirmed more details about its Moon mission that’s planned for 2023. It also revealed the identity of the company’s first paying passenger for the trip around the moon who will be accompanied by eight artists on the trip as well. If you’re not one of those people, don’t worry, you will be able to experience the entire mission in virtual reality.


Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Many car manufacturers have added support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Toyota is one of the few manufacturers that haven’t opened up to Google’s in-car platform as yet even though it does support Apple CarPlay. Google may soon get some love from Toyota as a new report mentions that the Japanese auto giant will finally add support for Android Auto.


Google Employees Told To Delete Memo About Plans For Censored Search In China

It was reported a couple of months ago that Google is looking to launch a censored search engine in China. Google shut down its search product in the country back in 2010 amid concerns relating to censorship and thus lost access to a massive market. The company played down reports about having developed a censored search product for China but a new report claims that Google rushed to get employees […]


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Twitter Bug Exposed Direct Messages To Third-Party Developers

Twitter has begun informing users about a bug that exposed private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The company started informing users over the weekend about this bug that revealed direct messages to third-party developers. The company says that its investigation into the issue is ongoing.


Japan Lands Robots On Asteroid 180 Million Miles Away

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has landed a couple of robots on the asteroid Ryugu some 180 million miles from Earth. The cylindrical robots are about 18cm wide and 7cm tall. They made their journey on the Hayabusa2 spacecraft which was launched from the Earth back in December 2014.


Uber Reportedly Discussing Acquisition With Deliveroo

Uber already runs a food delivery service of its own called Uber Eats and it may be looking to acquire a food delivery firm to further bolster this effort. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire a food delivery company called Deliveroo. It’s unclear how much Uber is willing to pay for the company but it would understandably have to be above Deliveroo’s latest valuation.


Devil May Cry 5 Character Upgrade Will Be Possible With Money

Devil May Cry fans are unquestionably waiting for the next title in the franchise to arrive. It’s a direct sequel so there’s understandably a lot of excitement and hype for it. It appears that Capcom will now allow players to upgrade characters by spending real money. Players will be able to buy “Red Orbs” to upgrade their characters faster than they would have by just grinding through the game.


Free Pixel Repairs Offered To Hurricane Florence Victims By Google

Google has teamed up with uBreakiFix to offer free repairs to Pixel device owners who have been affected by Hurricane Florence. Google has teamed up with the repair service to provide free repairs for any Pixel smartphone that was damaged in the storm provided that the device owner can visit one of the repair company’s service centers.


Samsung May Offer One Galaxy S10 Model With Flat Display

Samsung previously offered its Galaxy S flagships with flat and curved displays but that changed with the Galaxy S8. It has since offered both models with curved displays but a new rumor out of China suggests that this might change with the Galaxy S10. Samsung is expected to offer three different models of the next flagship and it’s now said that at least one of those models could have a […]


Verizon And T-Mobile Release Oreo For LG G5

It has been over a year since the Android Oreo update was released but there are still some devices that have yet to receive the update. That’s despite the fact that Android 9 Pie has now made its way to a few devices and will be arriving on more in the coming months. LG G5 owners on Verizon and T-Mobile will now be relieved as the carriers have now released […]


Huawei Teases Underwater Photo Mode For Mate 20 Pro

Huawei is set to unveil its next flagship smartphone in the coming month. The Huawei Mate 20 is going to be a high-end device with the specs to match. A recent teardown of the Android Pie-based EMUI 9 software that will be released soon revealed that the Mate 20 Pro could come with an underwater photo mode. A new teaser that Huawei has released for the device has suggested the […]


Nokia Sends Invites For A New Phone Launch On October 4th

It appears that Nokia is gearing up to launch a new smartphone. HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia-branded smartphones now, has sent out invites to the press for an event on October 4th. The invite mentions that this event is about the “latest addition to the Nokia smartphone family.”


Facebook To Stop Providing On-Site Support To Political Candidates

Amid questions over its role in the last presidential elections in the United States, the world’s largest social network has reportedly decided to keep its distance from political candidates going forward. New reports reveal that Facebook has decided that it will no longer offer on-site support to political candidates’ campaigns.


Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google continues to take steps to further promote its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company has now announced that it’s adding the ability to open any smartphone Android app on a Daydream VR device. This will allow users to open their favorite apps and games in virtual reality.


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Bundle Now Available For Pre-Order

Safe to say that many gamers are looking forward to the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is currently set for a release at the end of the year. We can also imagine that the game will no doubt help to spur the sales of Nintendo Switch consoles and convince gamers to get on board.


PlayStation Classic Can Be Powered Using Your Smartphone’s AC Adapter

The other day Sony announced the PlayStation Classic. This is essentially Sony’s take on the Classic consoles that Nintendo helped popularized from a couple of years ago. However as is the case with Nintendo’s Classic consoles, Sony also noted that its PlayStation Classic would not come with an AC adapter of its own.


Nintendo Granted A Terminally Ill Fan’s Wish To Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

A lot of us are guilty about griping about how long games take to be released. However there are some of us who do not have the luxury of time, such as Chris Taylor who has been diagnosed with cancer and has been told that he is terminally ill, meaning that he does not have much time left in this world.


Lenovo Has More Alexa-enabled Tablets In The Works

Last year during IFA 2018, Lenovo took the wraps off the Home Assistant Pack. Basically it is a dock for tablets that comes with a speaker, which when put together essentially turns it into an Alexa-enabled setup come with a display and everything. In a way you could think of this as a more souped up version of the Echo Show.


Blizzard Is Testing A Colorblind Option For Overwatch

There are all kinds of gamers out there, such as those with disabilities. This means that sometimes there are certain features of a game that will be hard for gamers to enjoy. The good news is that if you’re colorblind and you play Overwatch, you might be excited to learn that Blizzard has announced that they are testing out a colorblind option in the game.


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