• Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid
Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals to Avoid

You can also sign for the Amazon deals newsletter . Want the best deal on TVs? Here are the Walmart Black Friday deals to avoid in 2017, and what you should spend your cash on instead. Last but not least, we have the Mecca of gadgets. Great news for anyone hoping to get a jump start on their Christmas shopping after Argos Ireland kicked of...

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  • Twitter outsmarted! Two Germans post 35000-character tweet
Twitter outsmarted! Two Germans post 35000-character tweet

But, Twitter said, while obnoxiously long messages weren't flooding users' timelines, the more verbose tweets did let people fire off messages faster and, the company believes, with less agonizing over each message. Only 5pc of Tweets sent were longer than 140 characters and only 2pc were over 190 characters. A heavily retweeted image following...

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  • Apple iOS 11.1 causing trouble for many users
Apple iOS 11.1 causing trouble for many users

An innocuous yet very annoying bug is affecting some users who have updated to iOS 11 .1, which landed last week with hundreds of new emojis in tow . You can address iOS 11's bug by enabling the Quick Type suggestions (those three boxes with words that appear as you're typing). After that, you are required to type an upper-case "I" character ...

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  • Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm
Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm

Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average hit new record highs Monday after news broke that Broadcom proposed to acquire Qualcomm in a deal valued at $130 billion. Qualcomm shares rose up by 3.6 percent in premarket trading this Monday in NY. Qualcomm has a ( long ) pending acquisition , of chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV, i...

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  • Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm
Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm

No concrete decisions on the matter have yet been reached and it's now unclear what conditions would the semiconductor company be prepared to offer to Qualcomm and what level of a bid would the San Diego, California-based tech giant be prepared to consider.

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  • Apple Releases iOS 11.1 And macOS 10.13.1 To Fix KRACK
Apple Releases iOS 11.1 And macOS 10.13.1 To Fix KRACK

If you have miss the downgrade window and Apple stops signing a particular firmware, then there's nothing you can do in order to downgrade iOS 11 .1. There's also a scarf, zebra, giraffe, fortune cookie, hedgehog, and more. The update also brings a dedicated Radio app, which includes access to Beats 1.

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  • Spelunky 2 Announced for PlayStation 4
Spelunky 2 Announced for PlayStation 4

Spelunky is one of those charming, albeit challenging, platformers that old-schoolers really seem to enjoy. Bit Planet Games confirmed that the popular virtual reality (VR) title Ultrawings VR would be making its way to PlayStation VR back in July of this year.

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  • Amazon's new Key service lets couriers unlock your door
Amazon's new Key service lets couriers unlock your door

But Amazon is hoping to tackle this very issue, by introducing a new service called Amazon Key . As the name suggests, the Cloud Cam uses your in-home Wi-Fi to talk to the lock when a courier arrives with your package. The idea of setting up a $250 system that allows strangers into a person's home when that person isn't around (and links i...

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  • WhatsApp to launch group voice, video call soon
WhatsApp to launch group voice, video call soon

WhatsApp , the instant messaging application, has over a billion users and to keep them around, the app is always adding new features . Fewer yet similar references for the same have been found for video calling too. WaBetaInfo unearthed the hidden references within the 2.17.70 beta release. Some users have expressed safety concerns as ...

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  • Lupita Nyong'o Comes Forward With New Allegations Against Weinstein: 'I Felt Unsafe'
Lupita Nyong'o Comes Forward With New Allegations Against Weinstein: 'I Felt Unsafe'

After being introduced in Germany, Harvey invited Nyong'o, who was still in drama school at Yale, to a film screening at his home in CT. Soon afterwards, Weinstein invited Nyong'o to a film screening at his family home in CT (near Yale, where the actress was studying).

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  • What Wi-Fi Security Problem? Windows is Already Patched
What Wi-Fi Security Problem? Windows is Already Patched

From reading the advisory on this flaw, it appears that the most recent versions of Windows and Apple's iOS are either not vulnerable to this flaw or are only exposed in very specific circumstances. "We're aware of the issue, and we will be patching any affected devices in the coming weeks". Microsoft says it's already deployed patches. When did ...

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  • Citrix on Windows 10 and XenDesktop
Citrix on Windows 10 and XenDesktop

Microsoft's Windows Phone efforts are finally over, judging by a series of tweets from Windows 10 chief Joe Belfiore. He has explained the company's struggle with rolling out new features for Windows phone and has also highlighted that launching new handsets are no longer a "focus" for the company.

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  • Google Assistant heads to the Play Store for faster updates
Google Assistant heads to the Play Store for faster updates

This is different from the "out of stock" status, which suggests that the gadgets would be available in the future. If none of the two solutions work, then you can try updating your Google Play Store . Google Play Store has been updated to version 8.3.41 directly from the 8.2.58; the new update has skipped a lot of build numbers in between wh...

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  • Paramount Nabs The Movie Rights To 'Sonic The Hedgehog'
Paramount Nabs The Movie Rights To 'Sonic The Hedgehog'

Moritz , first began developing the movie under Sony Entertainment , who had acquired the rights back in 2013. Also executive producing will be Toby Ascher, while Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons are to serve as co-producers. However, it is a odd concept to blend computer graphics with live action, which often tends to look uncanny in films centering...

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  • Courts remands 60 IPOB Members as FG Gazettes its Proscription
Courts remands 60 IPOB Members as FG Gazettes its Proscription

Justice Kafarati consequently granted the application and directed the federal government to gazette IPOB'S proscription order and published it in two national daily newspapers. But in an interview with AFP shortly after the return to Nigeria from London by President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Mohammed said the IPOB leader could be in hiding.

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  • Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Uri encounter
Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Uri encounter

According to a senior police official, it was a big success for the security forces for the security forces as Najar was wanted for his alleged involvement in more than 50 killings, including that of policemen in Hygam area of Sopore in the state.

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  • Features of the New Apple iOS 11 Release Available for iPhone & iPad
Features of the New Apple iOS 11 Release Available for iPhone & iPad

This means that people who own older phones should still be able to download and use their fave apps, as long as they don't mind that they haven't been updated in a long, long time. And hey, be patient as it might take you about an hour to download the file. Apple says the iOS 11 will be available sometime on September 19. You will need to i...

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  • Google Pixel 2 billboard in Boston hints at an October 4 launch
Google Pixel 2 billboard in Boston hints at an October 4 launch

Last year's Pixel event also coincided with the introduction of the Google Home speaker as well as Google's own multi-router mesh Wifi system. Pricing on a Pixel 2 remained to be seen , but the original handset competes in the premium segment of the market.

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  • Action Destiny 2 trailer invites you to the dance party
Action Destiny 2 trailer invites you to the dance party

It's truly a trip down memory lane that is sure to bring out the feelings of any long-time Destiny player who undoubtedly found friendships or saw friendships grow on the game. In Destiny 2 , every player creates their own character called a "Guardian", humanity's chosen protectors. You can pre-order the Destiny 2 Collector's Edition from Game ...

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  • China calls for halt to THAAD deployment
China calls for halt to THAAD deployment

Trump has offered "conceptual approval" on the purchase of billions of dollars' worth of US military weapons and equipment by South Korea. Ahead of the meeting with Mr Putin, he said the situation could get out of hand if North Korea's missile and nuclear tests are not stopped.

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  • Samsung/Speedo Deal Intros Swim Tracking To New Gear Devices
Samsung/Speedo Deal Intros Swim Tracking To New Gear Devices

The Gear Fit 2 Pro will set you back US$199, with pre-orders open tomorrow and on-sale date of September 15, though we're still waiting on those details for the Gear Sport . The Gear Sport follows the design cues laid down by the Gear S3 past year, though it's a little thinner and smaller, with a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display running at a ...

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  • Microsoft Discontinues Original Xbox One Model
Microsoft Discontinues Original Xbox One Model

In fact, the company hasn't made an original Xbox One in over a year, confirming that production ended when the Xbox One S was first introduced. At this point, the discontinuation is just a formality anyway- the Xbox One S had long de facto replaced the original model.

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  • Bethesda's next game might be a Skyrim-like Game of Thrones title
Bethesda's next game might be a Skyrim-like Game of Thrones title

Social media has been abuzz of late with all the latest details from Westeros and the Seven Kingdoms as new episodes of the popular Game of Thrones series airs. Game of Thrones: Genesis was released to the PC in 2011 as a low-scoring strategy title meant to weave the political intrigue into historical past battles.

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  • Fitbit's New Ionic Smartwatch Is Here
Fitbit's New Ionic Smartwatch Is Here

This wasn't a secret. Today, the company has diversified its offering by launching its first ever smartwatch and wireless headphone . The device also features a relative SpO2 sensor that measures blood oxygen levels and could be used to identify sleep apnea in the future.

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  • BRIBERY SCANDAL: Jailed Samsung heir appeals 5-yr sentence
BRIBERY SCANDAL: Jailed Samsung heir appeals 5-yr sentence

Chaebol under pressureThe families who control South Korea's big conglomerates, known as chaebol, were lionised a generation ago for helping to turn South Korea into a manufacturing powerhouse put public tolerance for double standards that put them above the law has been rapidly diminishing.

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