• France Threatens Apple, Google Over 'Abusive' Business Practice
France Threatens Apple, Google Over 'Abusive' Business Practice

He said start-ups face conditions imposed on them when selling their apps on Google and Apple which "also gather data" and "both can unilaterally modify contracts ". The findings of a similar inquiry into Amazon previous year are being reviewed by a tribunal, his office said. In France , " planned obsolescence " - the practice of a device m...

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  • Monster Hunter World's Spring Update Dated and Detailed; Deviljho Gameplay Revealed
Monster Hunter World's Spring Update Dated and Detailed; Deviljho Gameplay Revealed

Changes are incoming for nearly every weapon type in Monster Hunter World - so how does your weapon of choice fare? The major Monster Hunter World update will also include a " Spring Blossom Fest " event, which will include daily activities and will re-decorate the camp to a more festive atmosphere.

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  • Can Samsung Galaxy S9 convince smartphone users to upgrade?
Can Samsung Galaxy S9 convince smartphone users to upgrade?

Now if people can not find much difference between the new smartphone and its predecessor, they probably won't pay more for just a better camera. Google also claimed that it will also be made available on Apple's iPhone. The front screen of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has covered the 90% of the front screen with a very little bezel and no notch wh...

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  • Google To Get Rid of 'Android' In Wearables
Google To Get Rid of 'Android' In Wearables

But, the big question here is, can just a name swap change this scenario? While the only reasonable explanation for the logo change is that Google wants deeper Assistant integration, we do believe the change to Wear OS is a move by Google to try and de-associate wearables with Android .

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  • Apple's 29th WWDC developer conference scheduled to begin June 4th
Apple's 29th WWDC developer conference scheduled to begin June 4th

Apple is expected to announce iOS 12 and the next version of macOS at WWDC. Registration for the ticket lottery is open now and ends March 22nd. Meanwhile, students and STEM organization members can apply for a scholarship starting on March 26 and, if chosen, receive a ticket to the event along with one year of free membership in the Appl...

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  • Watch the best bits of Elon Musk's SXSW talk
Watch the best bits of Elon Musk's SXSW talk

Today he specifically cited the risk of a Third World War and its aftermath. More pressing to Mr Musk, and the investors that enable him, might be the backlog of orders for the Model 3, Tesla's "affordable" new auto. "Holy flying f-, that thing took off", Musk said . Jumping ahead, Musk said others like him would flock to a Martian colony in a...

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  • The Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus Preorders Are Disappointing
The Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus Preorders Are Disappointing

There was a similar rumour about iPhone X before its launch. Samsung has scheduled the update on 13th April for these two devices. Because the Galaxy S9 has a 3.5mm headphone jack, I didn't have to worry about keeping track of a small accessory to continue using the headphones I already own when listening to music.

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  • New PUBG Map Will Be Smaller, Deadlier
New PUBG Map Will Be Smaller, Deadlier

Along with that, new vehicles and game modes are planned for sometime this year and an emote system will be brought into the game. There is also yet another new map coming to the game that sounds like it's going to hit the experimental test server first.

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  • Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders
Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders

Only apps that are vetted by Windows technicians can be installed on the operating system , which cuts the risk of malware and cyber-attacks significantly. Hopefully in a few more years up updates we'll just get a global "OFF" switch. It was clear that Microsoft was gunning for Google's position as the go-to device for the education market, alth...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review: Overrated In Many Ways
Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review: Overrated In Many Ways

Below we are going to write down the compression of iPhone X , Google Pixel 2 XL, and Galaxy S9+ so you can read it. So, how did Samsung beat the iPhone X in DxOMark's tests? There's a dual camera (12MP + 12MP) at the rear and an 8MP camera at the front.

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  • Senate nixes vote on teachers' raises
Senate nixes vote on teachers' raises

Members of the Senate didn't notice the switch and the Senate ended up voting to give the teachers a 5% raise, Prezioso and Mike Woelfel said. Jacob Staggers, a sixth-grade English teacher at South Middle School in Morgantown, W.Va., holds up a sign outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., March 1, 2018.

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  • ZTE Tempo Go debuts as the first Android Go phone with Snapdragon
ZTE Tempo Go debuts as the first Android Go phone with Snapdragon

The first smartphone from ZTE introduced today is the ZTE Blade V9 . Moving on to the imaging, ZTE has equipped the Blade V9 with the now trending dual-camera setup. Some really just want a basic communication device that happens to also bring the Internet into their pockets. The ZTE Blade V9 VITA is a trimmed-down version of the Blade V9.

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  • Download Samsung Galaxy S9 Wallpapers - The Official Ones!
Download Samsung Galaxy S9 Wallpapers - The Official Ones!

With the Galaxy S9 Plus , Samsung sought to massively improve upon their camera . Samsung has announced that it will begin taking pre-orders from March 2 in India, however, pre-bookings for the Galaxy S9 have already begun. These are big files, but you can download them all as a ZIP on your computer or straight to your smartphone, or pi...

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  • Asus Unveils the ZenFone 5, an iPhone X Clone
Asus Unveils the ZenFone 5, an iPhone X Clone

As for the battery , both the Zenfone 5 and the 5Z use a 3300mAh battery . That doesn't mean it's not a handsome looking device though, and with generally high-end specs it looks like the Asus Zenfone 5 - along with the Asus Zenfone 5Z - may be one of the stand out devices of this year's top mobile phone show.

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  • Apple planning upgraded AirPods for later this year
Apple planning upgraded AirPods for later this year

According to the report , the function will work similar to how you summon the digital assistant on an iPhone or HomePod speaker - just by simply saying, "Hey Siri ". Meanwhile, the Apple Watch is being sold as "swim-proof". They won't be waterproof, Bloomberg's sources point out, but capable of standing up to splashes or rain.

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  • Airbnb wants to be 'for everyone' with new categories, premium tiers
Airbnb wants to be 'for everyone' with new categories, premium tiers

Going ahead, cofounder and CEO Brian Chesky is set to outline a new roadmap today that will also include a loyalty programme and more tools for guests to match their preferences. With over 4.5 million places to stay around the world, listings have similarly become increasingly diversified, and Chesky admits that the 3 existing property types ...

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  • Sony Xperia Flagship and Mid-Range Phones Leak Online Ahead of MWC 2018
Sony Xperia Flagship and Mid-Range Phones Leak Online Ahead of MWC 2018

We have reported earlier how Sony plans to launch the XZ2 at the MWC 2018 . Either way, it's good to see Sony embracing an all-screen design to catch up to its competitors, and perhaps finally ditch the OmniBalance design it has used for the past few years.

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  • 'Burnout Paradise' is back with a $40 4K remaster March 16th
'Burnout Paradise' is back with a $40 4K remaster March 16th

Ten years ago, we got the last title in the Burnout series, Burnout Paradise . It's targeting a March release and will bring the Burnout action you know and remember in glorious 4K at 60fps, at least on PlayStation 4 Pro . Pull off high-octane stunts and create insane auto destruction in one of the greatest arcade-driving games ever created. ...

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  • Apple employees keep running into glass at its new headquarters
Apple employees keep running into glass at its new headquarters

The building's design was crafted by famed architect Norman Foster, taking major cues from Apple co-founder Steve Job's vision for the new headquarters . Jony Ive , Apple's design chief, stepped away from his regular role for roughly two years in order to shepherd Apple Park to completion. "The achievement is to make a building where so many...

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  • Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India
Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India

Echo devices are voice-controlled speakers designed entirely around the speaker's voice. Your Voice allows user-specific features across calling, messaging, calendar, music, shopping and Alexa's Flash Briefing. " We are grateful to the customers across India who have helped create the Alexa experience during the invite phase ", Jayshree Gururaj,...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next

The new smartphone features a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160x1080) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. The Mi TV 4 costs just Rs. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 1.25-micron pixel size, PDAF, EIS, and an LED flash module.

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  • HomePod: The secure smart speaker that's big on music
HomePod: The secure smart speaker that's big on music

Apple's Siri has fallen a little behind the pack in this department, although the consumer electronics giant is largely pushing its speaker system as a music playback device. HomePod is available now in white and space grey, for $499, from the Apple website and in stores. Google's Assistant is also found on its smartphones, while Apple naturally ...

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  • Apple's iOS source code is out in the wild, now what?
Apple's iOS source code is out in the wild, now what?

However, Apple did not explain how the source code ended up being exposed to the public. Levin has written books on the internals of iOS and Mac OS X and said the code aligns with sections of iBoot he's reverse-engineered. Though the code is for the iOS 9, some of the parts can be found in the iOS 11 , notes The Verge. The code leaked onto Gi...

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  • NASA's New Horizons snaps farthest images by any spacecraft
NASA's New Horizons snaps farthest images by any spacecraft

Two hours later, it broke the record again with two images of KBOs that are also the closest-up image ever taken of any such object. In February 1990, Voyager 1 was exiting our solar system when it snapped the iconic " Pale Blue Dot " photo - a picture of Earth from over 6.06 billion kilometers away.

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  • Canada's risky jobs survey posts largest month-to-month drop since 2009
Canada's risky jobs survey posts largest month-to-month drop since 2009

The January reading marked the end of a 13-month streak of job gains, however, about half of those positive numbers were within the survey's margin of error. It triggered a backlash among much of the business community, which is dealing with rising interest rates, stricter mortgage rules and uncertain trade relations with the United States and Mexi...

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  • Source code for key iOS component iBoot leaked and published on GitHub
Source code for key iOS component iBoot leaked and published on GitHub

The leak could have implications for iOS security: it is responsible for launching a trusted boot of iOS. This is the very first program that runs when a user powers up their iPhone . Apple hasn't yet responded to news of the leak yet. Interestingly, the same source code was also published on Reddit four months earlier by a user named apple_...

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  • Beyond the Milky Way: Planetary Discovery Wows Scientists
Beyond the Milky Way: Planetary Discovery Wows Scientists

But as Elaina Zachos at National Geographic reports, astronomers have used a technique known as microlensing to detect signals from a galaxy 3.8 billion light years away that seem to suggest it is chock full of planets , ranging in size from the moon to Jupiter.

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  • Spiders Had Tails 100 Million Years Ago, Fossil Shows
Spiders Had Tails 100 Million Years Ago, Fossil Shows

And because it was trapped in amber, the spider probably lived on or around tree trunks, Selden said. The unusual combination of features gave the new species its name: Chimerarachne yingi , for the hybrid creatures called chimeras in Greek mythology.

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  • How To Import Custom Wallpapers via USB To PS4
How To Import Custom Wallpapers via USB To PS4

Notifications will be sent to the player about the impending cut off allowing them to find a place to save, but there's also the option for an immediate sign out as well. So, you can hide betas, trials or demos you may not go back to. Import your own images to the PS4 through a USB to use as a background image. All of the new features are de...

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  • Equity markets tumble on global cues, LTCG tax reintroduction
Equity markets tumble on global cues, LTCG tax reintroduction

Nifty's intra-day short came at 10,826.50, nearly 300 points less earlier closing mark. "Markets corrected sharply on Friday as selling intensified during the day". The rupee today extended its losses for the second straight session, weakening by 4 paise at 64.06 a dollar as forex traders appeared cautious in view of upward revision of fiscal de...

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