• Apple: All iPhones, iPads, Macs Affected By Chip Flaws
Apple: All iPhones, iPads, Macs Affected By Chip Flaws

Meltdown and Spectre , the bugs affecting most chips have hit Apple as well. The Cupertino-based technology giant added that to actually exploit these vulnerabilities and carry out an attack will require that a malicious app be loaded onto the particular Mac or iOS device.

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  • An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018
An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

So, lunar gazers will witness a 'blue, blood supermoon , ' on January 31. In short, stargazers are in for a treat this coming New Year's Day thanks to the second supermoon that's coinciding with the event, but the third supermoon on January 31 is arguably the moon that people can't afford to miss.

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  • Coinbase gets MAJOR update, bringing support for Bitcoin Cash transactions
Coinbase gets MAJOR update, bringing support for Bitcoin Cash transactions

Coinbase said it would enable bitcoin cash trading for the first time Tuesday evening, and did so for about two minutes . Historically, the price trend of bitcoin has had an inverse relationship with the short-term performance of alternative cryptocurrencies.

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  • OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition unboxing
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition unboxing

Similar to OnePlus 5T, the special edition device also features a 16MP + 20MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture on both sensors. The phone has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition will be exclusively via Amazon starting today. The company officially revealed the phone in India on December 2, but chose n...

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  • Facebook's AR Studio is now open to all third-party developers
Facebook's AR Studio is now open to all third-party developers

Unlike placing a regular sticker or emoji on your pictures, World Lenses uses 3D objects. The Facebook has introduced an Augmented Reality based new feature to their instant chat app, Messenger. Since the feature is in developing stage, there are only a few effects available for now and it is expected that Facebook is going to add more very...

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  • Bears lose grip as value-buying lifts Sensex 352 points
Bears lose grip as value-buying lifts Sensex 352 points

The index had rallied 352.03 points in the previous session on value-buying by investors in recently-battered blue-chip stocks. The broader NSE Nifty too slipped by 9.50 points, or 0.09%, to end at 10,118.25, after moving between 10,069.10 and 10,147.95.

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  • Amazon Prime Video Gets Maximum Exposure on Apple TV
Amazon Prime Video Gets Maximum Exposure on Apple TV

The new service, internally referred to as Remix, would include Spotify-like on-demand streaming and would incorporate elements from YouTube , such as video clips, the people said . According to Bloomberg , YouTube will need to figure out several issues to meet its March 2018 launch date. Merlin, for instance, which gathers together more indep...

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  • Hyundai, Subaru Lead in New IIHS Safety Ratings
Hyundai, Subaru Lead in New IIHS Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety says it's raising the bar for automakers, creating tougher test criteria to make sure vehicles can protect people in crashes and do more to help prevent crashes that can injure or kill. This year, 62 vehicle models earned the institute's top safety pick award. "Doesn't mean that vehicles have gotten ...

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  • Amazon Australia is live, Prime to launch in mid
Amazon Australia is live, Prime to launch in mid

Gartner research analyst Thomas O'Connor said that Amazon may not be able to provide all the products at a cheap price but would provide special discounts on some goods, and force existing Australian retailers to innovate to keep the customers loyal.

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  • Telecom regulator backs net neutrality
Telecom regulator backs net neutrality

To monitor and investigate whether service providers are adhering to the rules, the regulator also suggested that a multi-stakeholder body be set up, led by industry, and comprising members representing different telecom and Internet service providers, large and small content providers, representatives from research, academia, civil society organis...

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  • Surprise, surprise! Security by obscurity fails Apple's MacOS
Surprise, surprise! Security by obscurity fails Apple's MacOS

Apple has yet to acknowledge the security flaw on macOS, but the only way of getting around the issue actually requires you to enable a root user on your device, as you will be asked to set a password for the root user that can't be bypassed using the trick mentioned above.

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  • Tencent to Localize PUBG for China
Tencent to Localize PUBG for China

Last month China's content regulator criticized the violence in PUBG , saying it would likely be blocked because it "severely deviates from socialist core values". Reuters points out that Tencent rival Netease has inserted red banners carrying slogans such as "safeguard national security, safeguard world peace" into its title Wilderness and...

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  • 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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