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Cuba to begin full internet access for mobile phones

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The cheapest package of 600MB costs $7 a month, but the average wage is $30 a month. "We increase spending on infrastructure according to our financial abilities in the coming months and also start installing 4G technology, which is already used worldwide", said Jose Luis Perdomo, Cuba's minister of communications, who also spoke on the program. Read More »

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10-Series Screen Sizes Leaked

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Samsung's Galaxy S10 will come with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which is also 5G-ready. Both devices are actually rumored to include a display camera hole, though we still do not know where will that camera hole be located, as we've seen a lot of contradicting leaks, even though majority seem to suggest that the company will put it in the upper-right corner of the display on these two phones. Read More »

Google Assistant gets AI driven audio news feed

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It's all based on your location and interests, but you can still tell Google to skip a story you don't want to hear. "This new experience will bring you an audio news playlist assembled in that moment, for you", Google product manager Liz Gannes said in a blog post. Read More »

Google starts eSIM program for phone makers

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Google refers to this change as " Improved memory performance in certain circumstances " for all Pixel 2 , 2XL, 3 and 3XL phones, which will update the RAM management on these phones specifically to prevent unwanted app closures. 71,000 for the 64GB variant in India and goes up to Rs. 80,000 for the 128GB storage variant. Finally, the last two patches in December's security update apply to Android Auto features, which expand and improve compatibility for Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 devices, as ... Read More »

Google Says Goodbye to Allo

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As Google has done with previous platforms and services, it starts them up to learn the ins and outs until eventually Google applies what it learned from the failed product into a new one. Regarding Hangouts Meet , the company recently launched the ability to organize meetings with up to 100 participants, making it easier for businesses to use. Read More »

Devil May Cry 5 Demo Out Exclusively For Xbox One Today

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It looks like rural Montana, which means " New Dawn " is possibly a direct sequel to " Far Cry 5 ". Far Cry 5 dropped players into the fictionalized Hope County , Montana, where you and your strike team of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents attempted to end a cult's hold over the region. Read More »

Fallout 76 Customer Personal Information Leaked by Bethesda Support

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After the insane snafu with Fallout 76's collector's edition not having the correct bag , Bethesda was finally set to make everything right to its customers. Oh well! See you in Appalachia. Bethesda says it pulled down the website immediately after it became aware of the issue. If we have any more news on this issue we will update the article. Read More »

Piranha Plant Super Smash Bros Ultimate pre order bonus

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Nintendo says it may take up to ten days for the email to be sent out, but some have reported receiving the email within a day. The addition of Joker from Persona 5 brings the confirmed roster for Super Smash Bros . The quirky new fighter is set to release sometime in February. To unlock the Piranha Plant character in Smash Ultimate , press the Switch Joy-Con's plus button while highlighting the game on the Home screen. Read More »

Mozilla is deeply concerned about Microsoft killing EdgeHTML

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Microsoft didn't frame the change as a defeat in the upbeat blog post , but it's hard to see it as anything else. The company says this will enable it to bring Edge to other versions of Windows, like 7 and 8.1, and other platforms like macOS in the near-future. Read More »

BT Pulls Huawei Kit From EE's 4G Network

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Telecom giant Huawei Technologies suffered a new setback in Britain as its equipment got frozen out for use in leading carrier BT Group PLC's core networks, even as the controversial company won a smaller victory with reaffirmation for its products from Portugal. Read More »

Google boots Cheetah Mobile, Kika apps after fraud allegations

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The fraud scheme, which Google calls 'install attribution abuse' , involves a developer claiming a share of the revenue generated by app downloads despite playing no role in guiding users to install the app. They include an "Add to App" feature that makes it easy to integrate Flutter with existing applications, plus "Platform Views", which is used to embed an Android or iPhone platform control in a Flutter app. Read More »

Looks Like a New Far Cry Will Be Announced Early Friday Morning

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The version of the clip that Ubisoft posted on Twitter shows that the new Far Cry release will be offered on PS4, Xbox One and PC. This will also be the first Far Cry game to be a direct sequel to the last. No other information was given quite yet, but the publisher did release this teaser trailer. The years of rain, the howling winds, gave way to blue skies and a new world in bloom. Read More »

Google confirms chat app Allo will soon shut down

We heard reports of Google's plans of shutting down Allo , and the company has now confirmed this. Moreover, the American-tech giant had also lost its Allo lead - Amit Fulay to Facebook earlier this year in January. It'll keep its Duo video calling service around for the foreseeable future, though. According to Google, rather than resuming work on Allo, it will shutter the project and focus its efforts on Messages . Read More »

Huawei's 'Hole Punch' Nova 4 Gets Launch Date

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With the fresh appearance of the launch poster, Samsung today unveiled the launch date of its upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8s . The modified model Galaxy S10 5G with the prefix Beyond X will release on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Galaxy series from Samsung . Read More »

O2 investigating UK-wide network outages

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This drop in service will also affect services that use 02's network including GiffGaff, Sky Mobile, Tesco Mobile , LycaMobile and TalkTalk. Outages were reported across the United Kingdom, including Manchester, London and Exeter. Other services which rely on O2's network, such as Transport for London's live bus electronic timetable - and all the apps that make calls to the API - are also down. Read More »

Huawei's first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4

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The Huawei flagship has been priced in India at Rs 69,990. And apparently, the Huawei Nova 4 will be the first phone to feature the hole-punch camera. Impact: Huawei is probably using the Huawei Nova 4 to test out its new design, to see whether consumers will like it or not, before the company implements it in its upcoming flagships, the Huawei P30, and P30 Plus. Read More »

Microsoft may kill off Edge for a new Chrome-based browser

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Using the Chromium engine could help Microsoft's new browser work with the same extensions available to Chrome. Before we bang the major failure drum too much, though, at least Microsoft has had the courage to make the realization that it needs to switch - assuming that we do indeed see the new Chromium-powered effort unveiled imminently. Read More »

Epic Games Store: direct Steam competition

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In another grassroots-building move, developers will be able to allow referral purchases of their games through the Epic Store. However, you won't be excluded if you use Unreal 4. It also made it easier for game makers to reach a global audience much more quickly. I suppose it was only a matter of time before developers got fed up with the 30% cut all of the prominent digital marketplaces take. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 officially announced

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Now the company is uniquely positioned to help make 5G a commercial reality with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem and our mmWave modules . When fully implemented, it will offer capacity and download speed many times faster than today's 4G LTE network. Read More »

Samsung & Verizon to Launch 5G Smartphones Next Year

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This could allow the Galaxy S10 to take selfies that fit more subjects into a single frame. Instead of an optical in-display fingerprint scanner the S10 deploys a more sophisticated ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor that is supposed to be faster and more accurate than the former. Read More »

Apple approves TRAI’s DND app to avoid iPhone ban in India

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TRAI had wanted Apple to approve government's DND or Do Not Disturb app which the company had earlier hadn't done. Back in August, Apple pulled 25,000 apps from its store in China following criticism from the state-run media, which accused it of allowing banned content on the platform. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition

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The day has finally arrived, Red Dead Online is officially available now for Ultimate Edition owners and in a matter of hours for those who bought the game on launch day. There is a caveat though, as Rockstar has now warned players that some progress made during the beta may not carry over. Again, Rockstar hasn't confirmed the exact time the Red Dead Online beta goes live, but the pattern seems to indicate sometime around 8:30 a.m. Read More »

Google Assistant Update Brings Pretty Please Option, Updated Lists & Much More

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You can also create notes in the same manner. There are also four new titles that will be added over the coming weeks including " Frozen ", " Aladdin ", " Mulan ", and " The Lion King ". Your Assistant will often respond with something like, "Thanks for asking so nicely". This is a feature that parents can toggle on and off at will, as well. Read More »

Onrush Headlines December 2018's PlayStation Plus Games

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Headed by racing game Onrush and indie horror SOMA , PS Plus subscribers definitely have a well-rounded batch of content to end the year with. Players can destroy other players' vehicles, crush them and run them off the road. This month's PS Plus games will be available until December 4th, which is when that month's PS Plus games will become downloadable. Also, read PS4 vs PS4 Slim: Why You Should Buy PS4 Original? An action platformer with a great retro visual style. Read More »

Google Plans To Shut Down Google Hangouts By 2020

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In the process, Google also confirmed that development for Allo (the messaging app that had just been released less than two years prior) was being put on hold. It looks as though Hangouts will join a growing list of Google chat products to bite the dust. Let us know in the comments down below. However, instead of working on improving Google Talk, the tech company simply chose to kill it and launched Hangouts. Read More »

Microsoft Office Icons Get New Look 5 Years After Last Refresh

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Microsoft has redesigned the Office icons to reflect the suite's recent plethora of new and continuously evolving features. For instance, the Excel icon has been redesigned into a rectangular shape to reflect the spreadsheets, while Powerpoint has a circular pie chart and Outlook has a mail envelope as its icon, Engadget reported. Read More »

Instagram now lets you share stories with close friends only

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When it comes time to share to Stories, you'll have the option to share as usual or just with your close friends. You'll be brought to your "Close Friends" list. We built a way for you to hold down the pages so that you're actually able to read all of the pages, we have a tutorial on how to do that. Instagram also said it will allow the use of third-party apps such as DUO Mobile and Google Authenticator for two-factor authentication to help users securely log in to their accounts. Read More »

Finding your favorite tunes just got easier in Android Auto

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While it's not a flawless replica of your smartphone experience, new features for searching for music, books, podcasts and viewing messages are trying to make it less of a hassle to have to drive and be away from your phone. Google Maps, Google Play and more coming to connected cars. Additionally, the voice search has been improved so you can ask Google to play a specific artist, playlist, or genre with a simple voice search. Read More »

The FTC to investigate loot boxes in games

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While the Aussie report acknowledges, and even sympathizes with, the economic realities of the video game industry, it ultimately found loot boxes to be a legitimate risk. While loot-boxes are a trend worth investigating, basing the inspection on an untrue assumption about a link between them and a child's future gambling habits isn't the best reason. Read More »

Amazon cloud business aims for the sky with satellite connection service

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It also offers additional ROS packages that connect to AWS services, making it easier to build robots, add intelligent functions, simulate and test robotics applications, and manage and update fleets of robots. Department of Defense. Amazon Web Services vice president of infrastructure Peter DeSantis kicks off re:Invent 2018. A ground station is the vital link for transmitting data to-and-from satellites in orbit. Read More »

US Army to use Microsoft’s Hololens for combat missions

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AR headset rival MagicLeap was also reported to have been bidding for the Army's contract. The ambitions for the project are high. Among other things, the US Army wants a variant that features both thermal and night vision capabilities, as well as hearing protection and the ability to monitor the wearer's health. Read More »

Huawei 5G bid rejected by New Zealand over national security

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He said New Zealand had not presented any evidence of wrongdoing and Huawei rejected the notion that it threatened local businesses "in any way". New Zealand's intelligence agency has rejected the telecom industry's first request in the country to use 5G equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, citing concerns about national security. Read More »