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First non-Google smartphone to get update REVEALED
- January 07, 2017

Not only does it give the Nexus 6 the latest software and features, it also guarantees security updates until November 2017. Sony Xperia X will be updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat this month, it has been revealed. Yesterday evening, Google started pushing out its complete set of security updates for the month of January, patching dozens of security vulnerabilities found in supported versions of Android. (more...)
Razer Project Valerie launch details Razer Project Valerie launch details
- January 06, 2017

The compact chassis fits in your laptop bag so you can have a triple display desktop experience anywhere, anytime. Called " Valerie " for some reason. While Razer aims most of its products primarily at gamers, it says that Valerie is the ideal choice for mobile productivity too, offering you "the expansive workspace and flexibility to tackle any task". (more...)
Honor 6X announced at CES 2017 with dual camera and metal body Honor 6X announced at CES 2017 with dual camera and metal body
- January 05, 2017

You can get it for even less if you snag one during a flash sale, during which the Honor 6X will be available for $199.99. Now, the smartphone will be available in the USA and Europe and later, in India. The Honor 6X was announced with Android 6.0 and Huawei's lumpy EMUI 4.1 UX layered on top of it. The Honor 8 has an USB Type-C port, but the Honor 6X still has a microUSB port on the bottom for charging up the device. (more...)
Panasonic reveals EZ1002 OLED TV ahead of CES 2017, Sony expected next Panasonic reveals EZ1002 OLED TV ahead of CES 2017, Sony expected next
- January 05, 2017

Of course, the hyper-competitive consumer electronics market yielded same-day competition for LG: Panasonic debuted its own OLED TV at CES on Wednesday. Then again, if you're splashing out money for a next-gen 4K HDR TV, you can probably afford to have someone do a proper installation job and run the cables for you. (more...)
Washington Post Corrects Story of Russian Hack of Vermont Utility
- January 03, 2017

He said people should be "alarmed and outraged" that Russian Federation "has been attempting to hack our electric grid, which we rely upon to support our quality-of-life, economy, health and safety". Ukraine has accused Russian Federation of hacking into its electrical utilities and turning off power to several regions. Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat from Vermont, said the incident proves Obama's response was warranted. (more...)
Apple to cut iPhone production in first quarter of 2017
- January 01, 2017

Wistron, a Taiwanese OEM manufacturer for Apple , is setting up a facility in the city's industrial hub of Peenya to manufacture iPhones. This will give a big boost in the sales of Apple devices, especially iPhones which still have not made much of a mark in a big smartphone market like India. (more...)
"Double Dragon IV" Is Coming To PC and PlayStation 4
- December 27, 2016

Double Dragon IV is the direct sequel to Double Dragon II , one of the most popular brawlers on the NES and in arcades of the 1980s. Double Dragon Neon was neat modern realization of the series, and now that Arc System Works has taken the reigns one might think it would get some nice Guilty Gear style art or at least some sort of modern graphics, but they made a decision to go retro. (more...)
Uber Stops San Francisco Driverless Tests DMV Revokes Test Fleet Registration Uber Stops San Francisco Driverless Tests DMV Revokes Test Fleet Registration
- December 24, 2016

But Uber says it doesn't need that permit. Rather than pay $150 for a permit go through an expedited approval process, and continue operating the self-driving pilot program in San Francisco , Uber chose to pack up its toys and move to Arizona. (more...)
Why Spy Agencies Are Feuding With Republicans Over Russian Hacking
- December 18, 2016

The president is ending his eighth year in office with his own popularity on the rise, though Trump's election is expected to unwind many of Obama's policies. "The Russians can't change us or significantly weaken us", Obama said at the White House presser. That wasn't news. The president-elect during the campaign said so and some folks who had made a career out of being anti-Russian didn't say anything about it. (more...)
TCL will officially manufacture and sell BlackBerry devices
- December 17, 2016

Back in September, BlackBerry had announced that it was done designing and building smartphones and would rely on hardware partners in the future to build and sell BlackBerry branded phones. While the deal is declared as "global", there are few regional limitations like in countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and India. (more...)
New Pokemon Go Pokemon Added To Mobile Game In Big Update New Pokemon Go Pokemon Added To Mobile Game In Big Update
- December 13, 2016

Additionally, Pokemon Go has added a holiday update that introduces a version of Pikachu who is wearing a festive hat. While it's not the most inclusive thing and could be seen as deaf to the many cultures that grace this lovely planet of ours, it is cute. (more...)
New Galaxy S8 Rumor Removes A Major Features New Galaxy S8 Rumor Removes A Major Features
- December 08, 2016

Understandably, the move to remove the headphone jack irked a lot of people - this writer included. Samsung only acquired audio technology expert Harman for $8 billion last month , but fingers are already pointing to Harman branded speakers for the Galaxy S8. (more...)
Lufthansa says some flights will be canceled November 27 Lufthansa says some flights will be canceled November 27
- November 27, 2016

The union said the offer was not new as it had already been proposed to workers two months ago and it dismissed Lufthansa's statement on Friday as a "public relations move". The group's other airlines - Germanwings, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines - have not been affected by the strike. At the same time, the pilots' union said that as of Saturday night, normal flights would resume, so as not to inconvenience passengers travelling for the holidays. (more...)
Great Deals On Xbox And Surface Ranges! Find Out More Here! Great Deals On Xbox And Surface Ranges! Find Out More Here!
- November 26, 2016

Comparing pricing and release dates for the two consoles is tough, because while we know everything that we need to about the PS4 Pro , there are a lot of question marks around the Scorpio. Black Friday at GameStop is finally here. You can also get the S Gears of War 4 bundle by paying only an additional $20. PS4 Pro is said to be the victor when it comes to the overall performance of the two gaming consoles and twice as powerful as the standard PS4. (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon: 'Splash' Move Useful Now Pokemon Sun and Moon: 'Splash' Move Useful Now
- November 15, 2016

Z-Moves just aren't attacks with powerful damage output, most have unique traits and will actually change depending on the base move you initiate first. We also see Alolan Diglett and Dugtrio. Finally, two more Ultra Beasts debuted. They will play a big role in the story and it has been confirmed you will be able to catch these Beasts just like ordinary Pokemon when the time comes. (more...)
Sorry Canada, UK - HTC Bolt is Exclusive to the US Sorry Canada, UK - HTC Bolt is Exclusive to the US
- November 15, 2016

In other words, despite not having a flawless track record, this source is still pretty reliable when it comes to HTC-related leaks, so there's good reason to believe this report is legit. This unit has support for Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology to reduce the time taken to fully charge the handset. The front-facing camera has 8 megapixels and 1080p video capabilities. (more...)
Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Exploding Washing Machines
- November 05, 2016

Now is a good time to replace your top loading Samsung washing machine as all major appliance retailers have kicked off Black Friday 2016 appliance sales. A YouTube video uploaded by user Micah Martin in April 2015 claims to show the aftermath of a Samsung washing machine explosion. Samsung is offering free repairs, a rebate on the cost of a new machine or a full refund for machines purchased in the last 30 days. (more...)
Samsung To Invest More Than $1 Billion In Austin Facility Samsung To Invest More Than $1 Billion In Austin Facility
- November 04, 2016

The U.S. unit of Samsung Electronics said on November 1 that it would expand the system LSI capacity in order to keep pace with the production of system-on-chip products used in mobile and other electronic devices. "I was glad to discuss this with Samsung when our trade delegation visited Korea, and I'm thrilled that this plan is coming to fruition", said Austin Mayor Steve Adler. (more...)
12 percent of Illinois voters have cast ballots 12 percent of Illinois voters have cast ballots
- November 03, 2016

Three early voting sites remain open this week. Voters arrive to cast their ballots in primary elections at the Simpson Voting House, built in 1891 on April 26, 2016 in New Alexandria , Pennsylvania. He added,"20 percent of Republicans who say they're not going to vote for Trump could be changing". The office will be open for voting each day between 9 a.m. (more...)
Infinite Warfare Free with All PS4's Bought November 4th and 5th Infinite Warfare Free with All PS4's Bought November 4th and 5th
- November 03, 2016

The sudden appearance of the much-awaited titles in the Windows store is a surprise element of surprise, but let's not forget here that the listings are only meant for PCs and would most likely not work on the Xbox Play Anywhere program. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare releases this week for Xbox One , PlayStation 4 and PC. This is a well-requested feature, given that some items are hard to find within the game. (more...)