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Google Pixel 3 Photos, Specs Revealed in New Leak

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After a huge number of Google Pixel 3 XL prototype units somehow made their way to the black market, the world already knows pretty much everything there is to know about the larger variant of Google's upcoming smartphone line. It is seen to have dual front speakers, glass and metal back, rear fingerprint sensor, among other things. In addition to some shots of the phone itself, there are screenshots of the specs. Read More »

Apple has bought an augmented-reality company

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ZDNet has reached out to Akonia and will update if we hear back. The company was founded in 2012 by a group of holography scientists and had originally focused on holographic data storage before shifting its efforts to creating displays for augmented reality glasses, according to its website. Read More »

This life-size Bugatti Chiron model is made of 1 million Lego pieces

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A working rear spoiler, front and rear lighting, a brake pedal, and more were constructed using 339 types of Lego Technic elements and over 13,000 work hours of development and construction. Even though it doesn't go very fast, it does have real seat belts, which are connected to the roll cage. Fun fact: It tops out at 19 miles/hr, since over 2,000 Lego Power Function motors are included, and they deliver a max of 5.3 horsepower. Read More »

Apple Finally Announces the Day It Will Announce the New iPhone

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Apple is hosting journalists and other media on its campus on September 12 . The press invitations only contain a circular logo and a cryptic tagline, "Gather round" in a dark gold coloration. All three devices will have facial recognition and edge-to-edge screens like the iPhone X , but the two premium models will have OLED screens, while the cheaper phone will use LCD technology, Bloomberg News has reported. Read More »

Google to go local with technology, products

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The new feature is especially useful in instances where you need to do multiple tasks such as listening to your favorite national daily while cooking in the kitchen or hearing out a news roundup while commuting. Navlekhā has already started onboarding publishers from Delhi, and Google aims to welcome many more from other regions in September. Google had last month launched turn-by-turn navigation to Google Maps Go in the form of another app, Navigation for Google Maps Go. Read More »

LG shows the world's 8K OLED TV at IFA 2018

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The South Korean tech firm is making the particular 8K model available in different screen sizes - 65-inch, 75-inch, 82-inch and 85-inch and is touting them for AI integration that optimises the content for the 8K resolution panel. Additionally, the Q900R boasts enhanced contrast and precise backlighting control courtesy of its Direct Full Array Elite feature. "With so many people buying larger TVs, the higher resolution rate can take picture quality to the next level, allowing you to sit ... Read More »

IFA 2018: Intel Promises Faster Speeds With New Processors

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Earlier today, Intel formally revealed their new 8th Gen Intel Core U-series and Y-series processors. A line of Intel Whiskey Lake-U model CPUs: Core i7-8565U (4 cores/8 threads, 1,8/4.6 GHz, 8 MB L3), Core i5-8265U (4 cores/8 threads, of 1.6/3.9 GHz, 6 MB L3) and Core i3-8145U (2 cores/4 threads, 2,1/3,9 GHz, 4 MB L3). Read More »

Apple Introducing New iPhone Models Next Month

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Each of the three new iPhones are rumored to have a different screen size. The iPhone accounts for about two-thirds of the company's revenue, and serves as a hub for Apple Watches , AirPods, and services like the App Store and Apple Music, which generate most of Apple's other sales. Read More »

Xbox All Access won't cost the same for everyone

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Bough on its own, an Xbox One S costs $299, the Xbox One X goes for $500, and the game subscription service Xbox Game Pass sells for $9.99 per month. Joining the Xbox family seems to be Microsoft's motivation behind the new program, which can get Xbox consoles into more homes with its lower barrier of entry cost. Read More »

Vodafone And TPG Are Joining Forces

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TPG and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have announced that they will proceed with their merger to form a telecommunications giant that they say will have an enterprise value of approximately AU$15 billion. With a scheduled $352 million spectrum payment in January, TPG is expected to have net debt of about $1.673 million at the point of merger. Vodafone has promised that its popular $5/day global roaming deal will remain after the proposed merger with broadband telco TPG. Read More »

Google will now help you get a bank loan in India

A total of 750 million transactions have been made since its launch in September 2017. Speaking at the 4th edition of Google for India event here on Tuesday, Caeser Sengupta, General Manager, Google Payments, said the re-branding gives the payment service better scope, take the product global and import global features in India. Read More »

Apple to launch three iPhones later this year

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Apple could well decide that a stylus for the 2018 iPhone is an idea with legs, and that 3D Touch - perhaps with a UI revamp to make its benefits more obvious - still has usefulness. The "real sizzle" for investors remains the iPhone because it's the hub for nearly all Apple's other offerings like the Apple Watch, AirPods, and Apple Music, Munster added. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras detailed in latest leak

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The image of the rear panel seems to confirm there will be only one main camera accompanied by the LED flash and there is the fingerprint sensor as well. The camera notch looks as though it's shorter but slightly thicker. Rozetked reports that the Pixel 3 will use a smaller display without a notch and feature a correspondingly smaller battery. Read More »

Samsung's first Android Go phone is the bare-bones Galaxy J2 Core

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The phone can be purchased in Black colour option. There is an Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC that includes quad-core 2.2GHz Kryo 260 and quad-core 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs, coupled with 6GB of RAM. Android Go is a stripped down version of an Android operating system that is created to run on low-end devices to provide a good user experience and allow people to enjoy premium handset applications. Read More »

Breach exposed details of 2 million T-Mobile US customers

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The company says its cyber-security team discovered and shut down unauthorized access to its customers' data on Monday, August 20. Data potentially compromised before the shutdown included subscribers' names, billing zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers and account types (e.g. Read More »

HTC announces the official wireless VR adapter for the VIVE

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With a retail price of $299, it's a significant cost on top of the existing price of a Vive or Vive Pro headset, now priced at $499 and $799 respectively on the Vive website. While not the first wireless adapter on the market, that honor goes to TPCast . "Thanks to Intel and DisplayLink for helping to make this vision a reality". Read More »

COLORFUL Adds NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti & RTX 2080 - Graphics

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Finally, they went on to announce three cards, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Founders Edition comes with a 4352 CUDA Cores, a base clock speed of 1350 MHz, boost clock of 1635 MHz and 11GB of GDDR6 memory. Do you think some software tweaks can deliver the "it just works" ray tracing that Nvidia touted so much during Gamescom? The game is running at 1080p resolution with RTX effects switched on. Read More »

Huawei and ZTE handed 5G network ban in Australia

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The Chinese equipment makers have also come under fire in the U.S., where regulators have proposed banning telecom companies from using federal subsidies to buy from companies like Huawei and ZTE that pose a national security risk. They come into effect on September 18, and include a security obligation requiring vendors to protect their networks against threats to national security. Read More »

Samsung to Bring More Flagship Smartphone Features to Mid-Range Devices

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 starts from 67,900 INR for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, while the 8GB RAM/ 512GB storage variant costs 84,900 INR. With fast-charging technology, the device had full juice in a little bit over an hour (You charge it in the morning and it will stay put till late night on regular usage). Read More »

Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S

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Users were redirected to fake pages where they were asked to enter usernames and passwords. "They should not be raised without some foundation", he told journalists. The company's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) last week executed a court order to take control of six internet domains created by a group called Strontium (aka Fancy Bear or APT28), which is linked to the Russian government , Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote in a blog post . Read More »

Here's Every Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080, 2070 Card That We Know About

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Top clockspeed for the RTX 2080 Ti hits 1,545MHz in its vanilla guise, but a "Founders Edition" will hit a nippy 1,635MHz. Nvidia says that Turing delivers up to 6X the performance of to previous-generation Pascal GPUs. If that's a bit rich for you - and you'll likely need a 4K, 120hz monitor to make the most of it in many games - there's also the GTX 2080 which features 8GB of GDDR6 RAM and other slightly reduced specs and thh GTX 2070 - a weaker still card but still one that ... Read More »

New Nvidia gaming chips aim to boost realism of graphics

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But Nvidia's founder and boss Jensen Huang has touted the Turing architecture as the largest development in Nvidia's history noting it's the "greatest leap since we created CUDA" and as such has the power and architecture to handle real-time ray-tracing in graphics cards the average Joe or Jill can buy. Read More »

Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges

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If you already have an annual subscription, or if you upgrade to an annual subscription before September 14, you will continue with ad-free viewing until your next renewal date. All eligible pre-orders placed before August 28 will still receive the 20 percent discount under the existing benefit once the game is released. Best Buy used to offer a similar benefit to members of its Gamers Club Unlocked program, but the company quietly shuttered the program in May. Read More »

Entry-level MacBook rumored to debut alongside 2018’s iPhones

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Apple could announce the new Macbook Air via a press event or press release in the fall or schedule one specifically for September or October. After a hiatus, reports that Apple will launch an affordable MacBook soon are intensifying again, with Apple expected to launch the new laptop series by Christmas . Read More »

Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is ready for the drag strip

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Ford Mustang Cobra Jet has received a spring-hydraulic shock absorbers, allowing to adjust the ground clearance. It's the - deep breath - Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet turnkey race auto, and while the name may seem excessive, it's got nothing on the excessiveness of what lies beneath the badges. Read More »

Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Hinted at in New Trailer

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When EA and Dice announced Battlefield V , it did so around the time that popular Battle Royale games were dominating the hearts of gamers. Many will be excited to try out the new mode, whilst others will hate the fact that a so called "realistic" game is venturing down this path. Read More »

Bushfire threatening homes on NSW south coast to 'burn for days'

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Rural Fire Service Inspector Ben Shepherd said favourable conditions today, similar to those on Thursday, would help firefighters backburn and use other methods to contain the blazes. Most of the large firefighting aircraft don't typically arrive in Australia until after September, and demand for their services is likely to remain high in Europe and North America amid record summer heat in many regions. Read More »

Apple Hacked By Australia's Biggest Teen Fan

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Interestingly, the boy holds an impressive image in the world of hacking . The 16-year-old, from the Australian city of Melbourne , downloaded large internal files and accessed customer accounts, according to statements from his lawyer. Read More »

Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

OnePlus co-founders Pete Lau and Carl Pei have been upfront about their desire to grow business in the us, and carrier support is typically the best way to make that happen. OnePlus 6 was the first phone by OnePlus to fully embrace the glass front and back in its entirety. And as for the device itself, the rumor mill has been pretty hush on the 6T thus far, though we were already quite certain it was arriving ahead of the holiday season anyway. Read More »

Google adds Confidential mode to Gmail app

Google has officially rolled out confidential mode for Gmail in the Android and iOS apps. If Confidential Mode has made its way to your account, you can make use of it by tapping the Compose button in Gmail on iOS or Android, and then selecting More Confidential Mode . Read More »

Motorola P30 now official with dual rear cameras and 6.2-inch display

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Motorola launched a new phone this week, the P30. The P30 bears some similarities with the iPhone X thanks to a wide notch and a vertical dual rear camera setup. For selfies, the Motorola P30 offers a single 12MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The front comes with a notch that's slightly narrower than the iPhone X, and a base that houses the Motorola's logo, probably to avoid a scathing lawsuit from the guys at Apple. Read More »

No more call recording on Android: Google

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From Google for this reason no official announcement was ever made. Pixels (and many other Android phones) use USB-PD for quick charging . This is good news for anyone that is having this issue. The company acknowledges the slowdown of the unlocking process was a side-effect of the previous fix that has been a part of the Pixel 2 XL since the June Android update . Read More »