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Samsung Notebook 9 (2018) and Notebook 9 Pen announced with upgraded features

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Speaking of its specifications, Samsung Notebook 9 Pen is powered by the 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor coupled with up to 16GB RAM, and a maximum of 512GB of native storage. Like the previous Notebook 9 series, the model has a 360-degree hinge with a touch screen and includes Samsung's Air Command software for drawing, taking notes and editing documents, the company said. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Gets New Star Wars AR Stickers

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The best thing about AR stickers is that even the older Pixel devices will be getting it in the Android 8 .1 Oreo update. Google just recently announced that it's rolling the feature out to all Pixel devices running Android 8.1 Oreo. Read More »

Apple beats Snap and Spotify in race to acquire Shazam

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While the company has not revealed the financial terms of the deal, it is reportedly worth around $400 million. But Shazam has struggled to find a way to make money off its technology , even as it said that it had reached one billion downloads on smartphones previous year. Read More »

Google Home Max is now available for purchase

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Looks like Google'a premium smart speaker has hit the market just in time for the holidays. If you want the badass Google Home Max , your options now are Best Buy ( chalk and charcoal ) and Verizon ( chalk only , charcoal is out of stock). Read More »

'Zelda' Takes Home Game of The Year Award At 2017 Game Awards

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During the event, Nintendo revealed a trailer announcing that the Bayonetta 3 game is now in development exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. In this Champions' Ballad DLC guide , we'll be walking you through everything you need to know about the new content, including how to access The Champions' Ballad and how to get Master Cycle Zero , Link's motorbike. Read More »

Bandai Namco announces Soulcalibur VI is coming in 2018

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In keeping with all The Game Awards announcements there wasn't much substantial information to go on, with the video below showing a brief fight between series mainstays Mitsurugi and Sophitia. There's been rumours or a while now, but this time it's official: SoulCalibur VI is real and it's going to be out sometime next year. "A stellar lineup of characters and weapons, combined with a simple control layout means gamers of all skill levels can jump into the action and decimate the ... Read More »

You Can Now Watch Amazon Prime Video on Your Apple TV

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While Apple, Google and Amazon all bicker with each other about how they deliver and distribute each other's products and services, other streaming platforms are also increasingly tetchy about the way the big three tech/web giants organise their respective platforms so to favour their own music and video services. Read More »

Dozens of workers removed from North Sea platform as Storm Caroline approaches

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Yellow "be aware" alerts have been put on place from 8am on Thursday until 6pm on Saturday with severe weather expected to cause widespread transport disruption. Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and for train services. Friday will also be cold, Met Éireann said, with sunshine and scattered rain, hail, sleet and snow showers, and temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in gusty northwesterly winds. Read More »

Sam Smith Declares Allegiance in Kim vs. Taylor Feud

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Look what you made me do! In a well-coordinated move, Kim K made a decision to post a throwback picture from the exhibit on the same day that Swift revealed her cover for British Vogue . " Taylor can do music about this, but Kim can't post a photo about Kanye's music?" Swift has since reclaimed the snake imagery , and Kardashian appears to have blocked the corresponding emoji from her Instagram comments - but that hasn't stopped Swift fans from now reminding Kardashian that the ... Read More »

Apple Pay Cash: Everything You Need To Know

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So how does Apple Pay Cash work? Going cashless is the way to go and instant pay methods are all the rage among smartphone users so Apple is right on time with this new feature. On the other hand, if you use your credit card for the transaction, your card will be charged 3 percent per transaction. You also have to confirm your legal name and address. Read More »

Supermoon lights up Southland skies

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This weekend, a remarkable supermoon lit up the sky and made for some pretty unbelievable photos for those lucky enough to see it. There will also be supermoons on January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. Sunday's moon is the first of three consecutive supermoons. The final supermoon of 2018 will occur just a few weeks later, on January 31, with extra superlatives. Read More »

Facebook Messenger Kids goes heavy on parental controls for safe chatting

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Messenger for Kids launched Monday and is now only available through the Apple App Store, with Amazon and Google Play appearing "in the coming months", the Facebook press release said. She said, "For a child who is just now starting out in social media to have certain restrictions and parental guidance, that is important". It will be soon available for Android and Amazon Kindle devices. Read More »

'Why mention real names if Padmavati is fictional?' CBFC to Bhansali

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He told the panel that he will not screen the film overseas until the CBFC clears it, The Hindu report said. The committee took cognizance of the issue as part of its study - " Film Industry: Problems and challenges ". "We will respect the decision that CBFC takes as it is a government body". The secretary to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, too, has deposed before us. Read More »

Qualcomm sues Apple back; Piper Jaffray analyst predicts iPhone future

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In the second complaint , Qualcomm stated Apple infringed a further six patents: United States numbers 8,971,861; 7,834,591; 8,768,865; 8,229,043; 8,447,132; and 9,024,418. That was in July, and the ban was sought on some iPad models as well. Qualcomm alleges that Apple's infringed it since iOS 7 debuted in 2013. Apple said it is seeking unspecified damages from San Diego-based Qualcomm. Read More »

Google introduces Datally app to help conserve mobile data for Android users

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Perhaps the most vital feature that Datally provides is a button located at the top of the app that, when pressed, will instantly cut off all background data usage so only the app active on screen can use mobile data . While using your mobile data you always tend to be thrifty because mobile data comes at a premium. Ever get a phone bill that surprised you with the amount of data that you went through over the previous month? "Managing and controlling data can feel daunting, and where ... Read More »

Full reveal of new BMW i8 Roadster

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That's thanks, too, to a unique hybrid all-wheel-drive system in which the gas engine drives the rear wheels while an electric motor drives the fronts. AN open top version of BMW's i8 hybrid supercar has been announced as the trailblazing petrol-electric model gets a mid-life overhaul. The design of the coupe remains fairly unchanged from the nearly 4-year-old version, but the open-top roadster is the new long-awaited version of the plug-in vehicle. Read More »

Microsoft to start full renovation of Redmond campus

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Microsoft hasn't said how much such renovation work will set it back, but it's unlikely going to be cheap as there's nearly certainly going to be some high-end luxury modern design, possibly to stick two fingers up as Apple's "Spaceship" campus in California , particularity when Microsoft says the campus will focus on "inclusive design and accessible technology" to "empower" employees. Read More »

Kobolds & Catacombs Headed Out the Gate on December 7th

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In addition to that, players can also pre-purchase 50 packs for the low low price (sarcasm) of $49.99. The single player mode Blizzard is introducing is called Dungeon Run. But if you lose just once, you start from the beginning with a fresh deck. You will receive your For the Hoard! card back and your packs as soon as your purchase is processed, and you can break the seal on your card packs once Kobolds & Catacombs arrives. Read More »

'It's Mortifying': Massage Envy Sexual Assault Victim Speaks Out

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The woman said she asked the man to move to another area when he came too close to her vaginal area and that she asked him to stop the massage completely when he began to massage her bare breast. "It should be something that they should train for and have an understanding of how to respond", Ingram said. "It's centered around defusing the situation so the client doesn't call the police". Read More »