• Some Pixel 2 XL Users Are Reporting An Unusual Screen Flashing Issue
Some Pixel 2 XL Users Are Reporting An Unusual Screen Flashing Issue

Another Pixel 2 XL user vented his frustration in a Google + post where he claimed to notice the issue within hours of purchasing it. Just to be clear, the oleophobic coating is expected to last years before showing the kind of problems that the affected Pixel 2 XL owners have experienced.

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  • Victim of revenge porn? Facebook wants you to send in your nudes
Victim of revenge porn? Facebook wants you to send in your nudes

Then the social networking firm, in collaboration with e-Safety, wants the users to upload their intimate photos directly to their messenger . The ABC reports one in five women in Australia between the ages of 18 and 45 have been victims of "image-based abuse".

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  • Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs
Sheep can recognize people's faces from photographs

Researchers trained eight sheep to identify celebrity faces from photographs. If you ever find yourself in the company of sheep, don't be surprised if they seem to recognize you. She did a double take of both faces before ultimately choosing her handler. My 2001 paper looked very carefully at this with a wider range of stimuli, more sheep and mor...

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  • The OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack
The OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack

According to a survey conducted by OnePlus, 80 percent of owners make good use of the headphone jack. It didn't see much benefit from asking people to plug in to the USB-C port, so why remove it? Remember how Google touted the original Pixel phone line's headphone jacks, only to take them away for the Pixel 2 ? OnePlus 5T is the upgraded...

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  • Oreo beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 officially kicks off
Oreo beta program for Samsung Galaxy S8 officially kicks off

Some users were talking about it in September also but people didn't pay attention towards them. The combined sales of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in South Korea have reached one million units, industry data showed today, a little over a month after the device hit local shelves, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported .

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  • Far Cry 5's new trailer shows off an expanded co-op mode
Far Cry 5's new trailer shows off an expanded co-op mode

Far Cry 4 did have co-op mode. Now in Far Cry 5 , Ubisoft is opening up co-op play for the entire campaign for the first time. This trailer comes from today's Paris Games Week event, and it focuses on co-op gameplay. What do you think of the new co-op features? On Far Cry 4, we kind of sequestered the player to the open world. Far Cry ...

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  • Microsoft calls time on Kinect manufacturing
Microsoft calls time on Kinect manufacturing

Pour one out for the Kinect! Digital Foundry, the guys behind the deep benchmarking tests and framerate comparisons, have got their hands on a final retail version of the upcoming Xbox One X, and have filmed a full unboxing video for your pleasure.

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  • Pay with Google aims to speed up the mobile shopping
Pay with Google aims to speed up the mobile shopping

At the Chrome Dev Summit , Google today announced two things-Trusted Web Activities and the Chrome User Experience Report . In essence, Pay with Google is a lot like Android Pay for online checkout. Google has officially rolled out its " Pay with Google " feature that allows for faster checkouts. "It also said that in coming few mo...

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  • Should the Polestar 1 hybrid coupe have a drop-top twin?
Should the Polestar 1 hybrid coupe have a drop-top twin?

The pure electric coupe hybrid is promising 600 horsepower and class-leading range and efficiency. Volvo in-house tuner Polestar has been morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars and on Tuesday we saw its first model, aptly named the Polestar 1 , unveiled to the world in Shanghai.

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  • Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed
Latest Xbox One update lets you set privacy on your Activity Feed

You're even able to great new sections on the front welcome page which Microsoft is calling " blocks ". You can also now use up to 40 pins to further collect the bits and pieces you want to get to fast. Each Xbox update brings improvements and new features to the Xbox One's operating system. Looking at the brand a year after the statement ...

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  • Free 'Stranger Things' Game Released For iOS, Android Devices Before Season 2
Free 'Stranger Things' Game Released For iOS, Android Devices Before Season 2

The top-down action-adventure game is presented in full "80s style pixelated glory; it allows you to explore Hawkins, Indiana like never before, including locales like Mirkwood Forest and Hawkins Lab". There are two available game modes to " Stranger Things: The Game ", Normal and Classic, for those who somehow found the unforgiving nature of class...

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  • Apple TV 4K set to eventually support Dolby Atmos surround sound
Apple TV 4K set to eventually support Dolby Atmos surround sound

The new Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) TV 4K doesn't ship with Dolby Atmos surround sound support or support for 4K HDR YouTube videos. Apple is also adding Amazon Prime Video - the last of the major streaming services it didn't yet have - sometime this year.

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  • Amazon Brings Hands-Free Alexa to Fire HD 10 Tablet
Amazon Brings Hands-Free Alexa to Fire HD 10 Tablet

The shiny rear surface of the old Fire 10 has been given the shove, replaced with a hard-wearing, textured plastic that provides plenty of grip, without feeling cheap (or, at least more premium than the price tag suggests). "We're growing year-on-year in tablet sales because we think we've landed on a winning formula, which is a combination of prem...

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  • Google's Waymo Teams With Intel on Self Driving Technology
Google's Waymo Teams With Intel on Self Driving Technology

Intel has announced it is teaming up with with Alphabet's Waymo self-driving unit. The collaboration is ongoing. "With 3 million miles of real-world driving , Waymo cars with Intel technology inside have already processed more self-driving auto miles than any other autonomous fleet on US roads", wrote Intel CEO Brian Krzanich...

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  • Minecraft: New 3DS Edition Available for Download Right Now
Minecraft: New 3DS Edition Available for Download Right Now

No word as of yet if the game will see additional features and modes added to it. "Swedish game designer Markus "Notch" Persson must never have imagined how his sandbox PC video game " #Minecraft " would explode into a multi platform phenomenon since its first release in 2011.

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  • Under scrutiny, Kaspersky Lab considers changes to United States subsidiary
Under scrutiny, Kaspersky Lab considers changes to United States subsidiary

The directive comes months after the federal General Services Administration, the agency in charge of government purchasing, removed Kaspersky from its list of approved vendors. The order applies only to civilian government networks, not the military's. In June, she successfully amended the defense policy bill to ban the Defense Department from usi...

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  • Needle Moving Activity Spotted in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)
Needle Moving Activity Spotted in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)

SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 2 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Teva Pharma had 87 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. These up or down trends are telling the direction of stock price on basis of moving averages. The rating was initiated by OTR Global on Thursday, September 29 with "Pos...

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  • Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Specifications and Features
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Specifications and Features

It has a dedicated graphics card from Nvidia. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro is a direct competitor to MacBook Pro . The device is backed by up to 16GB of DDR4RAM and up to 256GB of PCIe SSD storage. 72% of NTSC color gamut support. It claims to have 19 percent larger keyboard area than MacBook Pro. The device is about 1.95 kgs weight. It has fast c...

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  • Facebook Sold Political Ads to Fake Accounts Linked to Russian Federation
Facebook Sold Political Ads to Fake Accounts Linked to Russian Federation

In a statement confirming the Post's story, Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos said that a quarter of the ads in question were geographically targeted and that more had run in 2015 than in 2016. If the Facebook ad spending was done "completely independently of any campaign" and didn't express any advocacy or didn't pursue TV ...

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  • Huawei integrates AI in its latest mobile processor
Huawei integrates AI in its latest mobile processor

It's worth noting that for all Huawei's talk about AI, the actual improvements to a smartphone are now theoretical, and will live or die by how immediately obvious the changes are to consumers. Huawei Consumer Business Group has introduced its first mobile AI computing platform dubbed " Kirin 970 " at IFA 2017 . Huawei is also making use of...

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  • Xiaomi Mi A1 Leak 'Confirms' A Big Surprise
Xiaomi Mi A1 Leak 'Confirms' A Big Surprise

While Samsung has been taking all the credits for the designs of the Galaxy S8 and Note 8, it's actually Xiaomi that kicked off all this madness at the end of past year. As an Android One phone, it effectively comes under Google's wings, which means it will receive software updates more reliably than Xiaomi's regular MIUI-powered devices.

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  • Hajime Tabata Hints Final Fantasy XV Nintendo Switch Version At Gamescom 2017
Hajime Tabata Hints Final Fantasy XV Nintendo Switch Version At Gamescom 2017

The last time Square used this kind of model for a mobile game was with Final Fantasy Dimensions , and I suppose that turned out okay-ish. It features simpler controls and a chibi aesthetic, but it seems that, at least in terms of story , it will encompass the entire game.

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  • Google's New Android OS to Be Unveiled Monday: Here's What to Expect
Google's New Android OS to Be Unveiled Monday: Here's What to Expect

The version is first expected to roll out on Google's own devices such as Pixel and Nexus and later on to other Android-run device including Samsung and Nokia. Visit the original website of android .com and check the countdown of the Android O name launch. We'll also hopefully learn more about Android's newer, better notification s...

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  • PUBG Sounds Like It May Not Be Xbox One-Exclusive Forever
PUBG Sounds Like It May Not Be Xbox One-Exclusive Forever

It may no longer be formally called " Project Scorpio " but Microsoft is paying homage to the codename that was carried all throughout the Xbox One X's development phase. You can check out the trailer released during the Xbox presentation at Gamescom 2017 below. The hardware components of the Xbox One X are expensive, and margins are like...

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  • Microsoft Announces 'Project Scorpio' Edition Xbox One X
Microsoft Announces 'Project Scorpio' Edition Xbox One X

If you happen to have missed the whole show you can catch it by visiting Xbox's YouTube channel . Microsoft's Corporate Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Xbox , Mike Nichols, described the Scorpio Edition as a celebration of the console's heritage, as the Scorpio name will live on as the name of the console's chipset.

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