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Here's what to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note9

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Another upgrade that the Note 9 will receive is a bigger 4,000mAh battery, compared to the Note 8's 3,300mAh battery. The tipster highlighted that the new model has a similar curved Super AMOLED-backed "Infinity Display" panel that debuted on its predecessor back in August past year. Read More »

Here is the Motorola One: another Android One phone from Motorola

Further still, the use of " Motorola One " is not a singular thing but something the company is likely looking to build on going forward as a new line. This is another Android One device to be released by the company sometime in the future with some very small differences. That may indicate a difference in specs or just a design choice. Read More »

Comcast Dealing With Nationwide Outages

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A major outage is affecting Comcast customers nationwide, including the Pittsburgh market. One of our large backbone network partners had a fiber cut that we believe is also impacting other providers. "We apologize and are working to get services restored as soon as possible". In the replies it said it was working to restore service and pointed users to the Xfinity service site for status updates. Read More »

Samsung Gear S4 Seen At ECC, May Launch Alongside Galaxy Note 9

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ET. It will stop selling the Galaxy Note 8 altogether so that customers who want a new phablet have no option but to purchase the Galaxy Note 9 . Samsung has just issued invites to its next big media event . According to Bloomberg , Samsung will focus the launch on an upgraded camera. The invitation doesn't mention the Galaxy Note 9 by name. Samsung Electronics announced Thursday that it will unveil its new Galaxy Note 9 premium smartphone at 11 a.m.in NY on August 9, ... Read More »

A new in-game message confirms Fortnite's rocket will launch tomorrow

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The company plans to have an update today on the feature, when and if it will return, but now we're left in the dark. Oh, and the newly-reinstated trolleys (which were removed from the game a while ago due to the fact some players were using them to glitch underneath the map) aren't going anywhere, so you can now zip away from the oncoming store with a little more speed. Read More »

New Overwatch Hero Revealed: Hammond the Hamster

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Though there's still a slim possibility that Blizzard is merely joking with their latest hero reveal, it's unlikely. Wrecking Ball is currently live on the PTR, so if you're interested in testing him out and seeing how he plays, you can do so right now on the Overwatch PC version. Read More »

Here's why Google's rumored game console could be a big hit

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Hopefully, this isn't yet another Google initiative that doesn't see the light of day. It's not clear what exactly the company is building, whether it's a high-end console like the Xbox One X or a low-spec one that's capable of offloading compute-intensive games to Yeti. Read More »

Porsche 919 Evo annihilates Nurburgring lap record

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Back then the track was longer by 200 meters, nonetheless, the new time will likely remain unbeaten for a long time to come. The record auto is a heavily reworked version of last year's Le Mans victor, with Porsche upgrading the aerodynamics to produce 53 percent more downforce and lowering the weight by 39kg (85lbs) to 849kg (1871lbs). Read More »

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL shown off in high-quality renders

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While we can not confirm the screen resolution or aspect ratio now, the renders suggest the Pixel 3 might have an 18:9 aspect ratio while the bigger Pixel 3 XL might come with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Where previous devices were mostly metal and features a small pane of glass up top for the antennas, it seems Google is giving the Pixel 3 the full glass treatment. Read More »

AL governor, retail association praise SCOTUS online sales tax ruling

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The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that affected online sales tax collection. Brick-and-mortar shops have been blaming online stores and the apparent tax break they enjoy for slow sales. The Supreme Court today announced its decision in the case of South Dakota v. Read More »

Asus Zenfone 5z is coming to India on 4th July

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The device is going to launch on 4th of July at 12 PM IST and more information will be revealed with time. Coming to the internal support of the phone, ZenFone 5Z comprises a powerful set up under the hood. Both sport similar glass-metal-glass sandwich design and feature a dual camera set-up on the back. Keeping the lights on is a 3300mAh limit non-removable battery with 18W quick charging help. Read More »

Qualcomm's Wear 2500 chip will power a new generation of kids' smartwatches

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Built with FinFET process technology advancements, the Snapdragon 439 and 429 Mobile Platforms improve CPU performance and power efficiency by up to 25% [3]. In terms of cameras, the Snapdragon 626 supports up to 24MP single-camera or 13MP dual cameras. Along with the Snapdragon 632 , Qualcomm has also revealed the Snapdragon 439 and 429 . Read More »

Microsoft’s new Surface USB-C Dongle will cost $79.99

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San Francisco: Microsoft is reportedly releasing Type C USB dongle that would slot in the "Surface Connector" charging port on existing devices, allowing users to connect or charge from a USB-C charger. When the Surface Pro was refreshed previous year we were surprised and disappointed to see that it joined the Surface Laptop in having neither USB Type-C nor Thunderbolt 3. Read More »

Amazon brings voice control to Alexa's iOS app

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Since Alexa isn't a native feature in iOS ( Apple doesn't want to feel the wrath of Siri), the app will have to be open in order for Alexa to hear the requests vocalized by iOS owners. The app can respond using voice or by displaying information-such as weather forecasts, sports scores, movies times, and calendar appointments-on the phone or tablet screen. Read More »

Google Home commands, Chromecast streaming down for some users

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They noticed that the icon of Chromecast had disappeared from the streaming apps such as HBO, Netflix, and YouTube. And, if they attempt to reset the speaker , the Homes sometimes can not reboot at all. Users can't cast apps to Chromecasts and Google Home speakers won't respond to voice commands. One user, Don Nguyen, wrote in the Google Home forum: "All three of my Google Home Minis stopped working this morning". Read More »

Wi-Fi Alliance introduces WPA3 and Wi-Fi Easy Connect

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Clearly, it's time for a security upgrade, and to this end, the Wi-Fi Alliance has just started certifying devices that support WPA3 - the predictably-named successor to WPA2. But there's tons of sensitive information floating over the ether on Wi-Fi connections, so making wireless connections secure is no joke. Wi-Fi security hasn't changed much in almost 15 years. Read More »

Apple, Samsung settle years-long patent dispute

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Samsung and Apple have been at each other's throats for over seven years due to patent infringements, but on June 27, 2018, it was revealed that the two companies had finally reached a settlement. "This case has always been about more than money", the statement read. Apple has not responded to a request for comment on the settlement and Samsung declined. Read More »

Facebook halts production of drones for internet delivery

So it's time for the company to step out of the race. Facebook said on Tuesday that it plans to partner with firms such as Airbus in order to connect more people to the internet. The Menlo Park company is still working on those initiatives, but in May reassigned Chris Daniels, the head of product for the program, to run the mobile-messaging service WhatsApp instead. Read More »

Instagram’s Value Jumped to $100 Billion in 6 Years

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To help with its growth plans, Instagram last week launched a new app called IGTV (for Instagram TV ) that will allow its users to post videos longer than one minute, and potentially up to one hour, depending on the size of an Instagram user's audience. Read More »

Microsoft adds built-in ad blocking to Edge for Android and iOS

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Today, Microsoft has rolled out a new version of the News app for Insiders in the Fast ring that brings with it a new design featuring elements of Fluent Design, and the same "Microsoft News" rebrand now found on other platforms. The Microsoft Edge mobile browser is hardly relevant when it comes to market share, but its latest move might entice consumers to give it a spin. Read More »

Internet tax ruling could be major for Florida

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Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that the rule "each year. becomes further removed from economic reality and results in significant revenue losses to the states". "The question is, how much have we already gotten to?" said David Schumacher, director of the state Office of Financial Management. The law calls for a one-tenth percent rate cut per $20 million in new state revenue from purchases through online retailers. Read More »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Creator Drops Lawsuit Against Fortnite

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PUBG Corp alleged in its suit that Epic Games' South Korean offices copied its intellectual property to create " Fortnite ". "Representatives for Epic in Korea had no immediate comment". Essentially Epic Games have created a new sandbox that's meant to let players practice without the stress of dying or going for the all-important Victory Royale. Read More »

Online Sales Tax Ruling Could Boost Kentucky Revenue

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Wayfair already collects and remits sales tax on approximately 80% of our orders in the United States, a number that continues to grow as we expand our logistics footprint. However, by no means should the traditional brick-and-mortar retailers think this will stop online e-tailers. "But out out-of-state folks are already paying IN sales taxes". Read More »

The $159 Nokia 3.1 Is Headed to the United States on July 2

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Nokia even says the phone comes "ready for Android P". Like the original, the new Nokia 3 .1 blends a careful selection of materials into a flawless harmony with a stunning design. either. You don't get a fingerprint reader, mind, so be prepared to remember your PIN. The whole front is wrapped in Gorilla Glass 3, and while it's not exactly a slim-bezel design, HMD is still equipping it with an extra-tall 18:9 aspect ratio display . Read More »

#PermitPatty CEO Loses Business After Viral 911 Call

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The San Francisco woman called the cops on an 8-year-old girl for selling water. "She comes out and demands the permit for my daughter". New West Summit, an annual cannabis tech conference where Ettel was a panelist in 2017, said it wouldn't work with TreatWell until she issues an apology and allows some time to pass. Read More »

Nintendo Created a Cardboard-Style Switch You Can't Buy

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Nintendo Labo is essentially a platform that allows you to build your own Switch peripherals from cardboard. You use the Labo the same way you'd use an arcade controller - twist the throttle, lean the handle to turn. Those with the best creations will earn a number of prizes, potentially including a cardboard-themed Nintendo Switch. Whether you're a master inventor or a creative spirit, anyone can take part and have a chance to win some fantastic prizes, including a special Nintendo ... Read More »

Instagram’s Video Chat And Custom AR Filters Features Rolling Out Today

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The new feature allows users to chat with anyone they have an active direct message with, and what's nice about the feature is that you can add up to four users to one thread. You'll also see channels on topics you might like such as Art, Sports, Beauty or Fashion - as well as a list of hashtags, giving you more ways to explore your interests. Read More »

NRF on sales tax ruling: Retailers have been waiting for this day

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Supreme Court acted to overturn the Quill decision or made a similar ruling, according to Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who joined with South Dakota in pushing to overturn the Supreme Court's 1992 decision. The court overturned a 1992 ruling which barred states from requiring businesses to collect sales tax if there was no substantial connection to the state. Read More »

Apple Starts Making iPhone 6s in India

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Apple is likely to offer one phone without an OLED display this year, down from the two models of the iPhone 8 introduced last year. "The made-in-India iPhone 6s model will hit the stores soon", an executive told the publication. India now significantly taxes imported devices, driving up their prices to incentivize companies to manufacture products inside the country. Should Apple set even higher starting prices for the three iPhones, the ASP could grow by as much as 7.2% next year - ... Read More »

Snapdragon-Powered Laptops Could Soon Get a Big Boost

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Part of this push of the envelope has to do with rumors that there will be a first-ever socketed variant of the Snapdragon processor, meaning that it does not have to be placed directly on the motherboard. Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is also expected to be built on TSMC's 7nm process, and use ARM's Cortex-A76 architecture. It also includes Gigabit WLAN (also available on Snapdragon 850) and a new power management chip. Read More »

Bentley Bentayga Pikes Peak launched to celebrate record run

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He maintained an average speed of 66.5 miles per hour throughout his 5,000-foot ascent, making the trek that would demolish the previous class record. It also adds a carbonfibre splitter, side skirts and diffuser, while a rear spoiler is crafted from the same material. Just remember: Anything under 11 minutes is a good time up Pikes Peak! Drawing links to the weekend's result is a Pikes Peak motif that sits on the front wheel arches. Read More »