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Ford details the 2018 F-150 Diesel


Peak torque arrives nice and low in the rev range - 1,750 rpm, to be precise. Ford's F-150 may be a best-seller, but what the range has lacked for some time is a Power Stroke diesel: now, the blue oval is going to rectify that. As for the upcoming North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford was tight-lipped about anything coming with them other than its new F-150 models. Read More »

Next Sony Xperia flagship phones to be announced at MWC 2018


It is a dual sim device with dual standby support. There's the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 to be introduced this week but for the MWC, we can look forward to the Xperia XZ1 Premium, XZ1 Plus, or XZ1s. Also, you know, a functional fingerprint sensor. Both the new Android Oreo-based Sony Xperia smartphones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC. Read More »

LG packs its first ever 4K projector for CES 2018


With regard to your living room, LG is turning up to CES all guns blazing this year, preparing to show off the world's first 88-inch 8K OLED display with its very first 4K projector alongside it. Two built-in 7W speakers provide "high-quality audio", but users can attach external speakers or a soundbar via optical output, HDMI or wirelessly through Bluetooth for enhanced audio performance. Read More »

"LG Unveils Rollable 65" OLED TV


According to LG , future LCDs boasting 8K resolution will be heavier and thicker because backlight units will have to be placed straight behind the panels in order to achieve the same level of brightness and the same high picture quality as 4K displays. Read More »

Golden Globes 2018 snubs and surprises


Newcomer " The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel " picked up Globes for best actress in a comedy and best TV series, comedy, though the show was up against stalwarts like "Black-ish" and "Master of None". Mexican director Guillermo del Toro won best director for magical fantasy " The Shape of Water ". Sam Rockwell took home the Golden Globe for best performance by a supporting actor in a motion picture on Sunday night. Read More »

Samsung's new 8K TV features AI, can upscale video to 8K


That said, the technology used spells the future for Samsung's top-end TVs. Amongst the slew of giant screens, all Ultra-HD and usually HDR or Dolby Vision-equipped, few expected South Korean electronics giant Samsung to do much at CES 2018 that was truly spectacular. Read More »

Apple says iOS is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre issues

In an announcement from ARM, there are a mix of iOS devices affected too, but mostly older iPhones and iPads . Governments and security experts say they have seen no cyberattacks seeking to exploit either vulnerability so far, but they expect attempts to come as hackers digest technical data about the flaws. Read More »

Intel facing multiple class action suits over chip security flaw

The federal organization says that "fully removing the vulnerability" requires replacing the hardware already embedded in millions of computing devices. Major software makers have not issued patches to protect against the second vulnerability, dubbed Spectre , which affects almost all computer chips made in the last decade. Read More »

Apple Waives Developer Fees for Schools, Nonprofits


App Store customers around the world made apps and games a bigger part of their holiday season in 2017 than ever before, culminating in $300 million in purchases made on New Years Day 2018. As a work-around, Apple is barring those third parties from submitting apps in their clients' names, but opening the developer program to the client organizations so they can submit their apps themselves. Read More »

Samsung gets 5G supplier thumbs up from Verizon


The new standard, which will start rolling out in Sacramento in the second half of 2018, will see the Korean company build custom 5G home routers (CPEs) and 5G Radio Access Units (RAN) that include a compact radio base station and virtualised RAN elements. Read More »

Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction


The winning bid was made by Hiroshi Onodera, the president of LEOC Co. A Tokyo fish market saw a giant bluefin tuna sold for $632,000 in the first auction of the year on Thursday, making it the second-highest amount ever to be bid on a fish after a 2013 bid of $1.7 million, CNBC noted . Read More »

Nintendo Switch's green and pink Joy-Cons coming to America


We expect that in the future Nintendo will probably be launching more Joy-Cons in different color or stylistic configurations, although trying to collect all of them could prove to be a rather expensive hobby! Today, Nintendo of America has confirmed that, though the release date we initially thought turned out to just be the announcement date. Read More »

Consumer Disc ETF Vanguard (VCR): Following the Indicators

A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. This measurement is based on closing prices over a specific period of time. Using a bigger time frame to assess the moving average such as the 200-day, may help block out the noise and chaos that is often caused by daily price fluctuations. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US


Nintendo launched the Switch back in March, and in just ten short months, the console has shifted over 4.8 million units in the USA, the company has revealed. Both The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey were strong contenders for Game of the Year. The other big success story is the amount of third party support that has flocked to the Switch. Read More »

Geoff Johns Has A Message for DC Films' New President


WB has found yet another savior for its crucial DC Films shingle: Walter Hamada , the producer of the Conjuring films and, most crucially, IT, the box offie smash remake. Now that Hamada's aboard, I hope we'll see a lot of new (and good) announcements moving forward. In 2017, while Wonder Woman was a strong hit for DC and Warner Bros., Justice League was a significant disappointment at the box office. Read More »

Environment Canada issues extreme cold warning for Toronto


Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening to reach lows of -20 to -25 degrees Celsius. Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold weather warning for Hamilton and the surrounding area. Environment Canada has issued snow squall warnings for communities on the east side of Lake Huron, where up to 15 centimetres of snow is likely. Check on older family, friends and neighbours and remember, if it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside. Read More »

Google says phones, tablets also affected by newly discovered security issue


The weakness uncovered by Google, by contrast, underscores the potential damage wreaked by vulnerabilities in hardware. Because of the nature of the flaw , businesses and cloud computing companies are expected to be most affected. That sent the computer industry scrambling to patch those vulnerabilities. Krzanich said that Intel was working with other companies to come up with a fix, including "OS partners", as well as rival chipmakers AMD and ARM. Read More »

Powerful winter storm slams Oceanside with blizzard-like conditions


A part of US-13 at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in Virginia was closed due to high winds early on Thursday while state transportation departments throughout the region reported dozens of delays due to deteriorating roads conditions. Temperatures are below zero in NY. The state capital, Tallahassee , saw snow for the first since 1989. Winter Storm Warnings have been issued across the Florida Big Bend and south central Georgia areas. Read More »

Apple affords cheaper iPhone battery substitute after slowdown controversy


Although the company denied it deliberately slowed down the batteries, it is offering an nearly 50 percent discount for battery replacements possibly in an effort to make nice with angry customers. "Still, it is hard to understand why the cost is so high". When an aged battery was replaced with a new one, the performance returned to normal, the company said. Read More »

Android Fakeapp virus steals your information by mimicking the Uber app


Once a user has the newest variant of Fakeapp on their device, it will consistently pop up a prompt for the user to input their Uber login information. It displays a screen that shows the user's location like they would see upon opening Uber to order a ride. Symantec experts were amazed by hackers' creativity when it comes to finding ways to trick their victims. Read More »

Instagram Stories soon on WhatsApp too


The feature was found by Brazilian users recently, where the feature prompts up on their screen when posting a story. Introducing seamless sharing could do just that. Well, the "Stories" feature had done really well for itself on a variety of social platforms, so it was about time cross feature for stories debuted to share simultaneously on two services. Read More »

Spotify's Chief Content Officer Is Leaving Ahead of IPO


The company announced that it passed 60 million subscribers late in July, 50 million in March, and 10 million in June of 2014, which means an impressive growth of 60 million subscribers in three-and-a-half years. By contrast, Apple Music had around 30 million subscribers, at last count. Spotify's closest rival is Apple Music, which was launched in 2015 as the market shifts away from the purchased downloading of songs on the tech giant's iTunes . Read More »

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Spectre , which covers two of them, was discovered in chips made by Intel , AMD and ARM , while Meltdown affects Intel products and a recent ARM processor. Cloud administrations possessed by Amazon , Microsoft , and Google itself have additionally been utilizing Project Zero's examination to make and issue patches for their servers, while numerous other littler cloud suppliers who had not been beforehand told about the defect are now scrambling to fix their machines. Read More »

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster release date spotted


Last year, unearthed a similar listing for Burnout Paradise on PS4 and Xbox One, this one dated for a March 1 launch date. While the remaster is only confirmed for the PS4 in Japan, the earlier leak through Brazilian retailer listed the game for the PS4, Xbox One and Switch. Read More »

Amazon Reportedly Planning To Bid For English Premier League Streaming Rights


However, with Sky and BT paying a combined £5.14 billion ($6.96 billion) for 168 live matches back in 2015, Amazon will likely need to spend big to acquire what it's after. The 2019/20 season will consist of seven packages of premier league football/soccer matches on offer from the UK's Premier league. "For Netflix , paying so much money for what would be just United Kingdom domestic rights would not make sense". Read More »

Taco Bell's Nacho Fries Are Officially Here


The new menu item, dubbed Nacho Fries, will be available January 25 in restaurants nationwide for just $1. The standard order will come with nacho cheese for dipping, in place of the usual ketchup. "The problem with, essentially, using fries instead of chips as an edible vehicle for the Supreme toppings is that the fries lose their crispness much more quickly than the chips". Read More »

The OnePlus 5T can be ordered in Sandstone White from January 9


The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition has four layers of body design for the most comfortable grip and a natural, minimalistic appearance at the same time. After all these variants, a new Sandstone White color is the latest addition to the phone's color palette. The new variant is available for $599 (approximately Rs 35,300) and will go on sale in the U.S. Read More »

New Teaser Suggests Sandstone OnePlus 5T Coming On Jan. 5


It'll cost $559, and it will go on sale on the OnePlus website at precisely 10:00AM EST next Tuesday, January 9th. As most of you probably already know, OnePlus released a teaser video last week, letting people feel (by touch, without looking) a new product that the company placed in the box, and based on their impressions, more or less everyone said that the company is planning to launch a sandstone version of the OnePlus 5T . Read More »