January 2018 sees Nougat close to overtaking Marshmallow

The drop in older versions of Android is primarily driven by manufacturers updating the OS on older devices. Altogether, the portion of devices running either one of the two versions of Oreo is measured at 0.7 percent, a slight increase from the 0.5 ... More..

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Lenovo Brings HDR, Amazon Alexa to Premium ThinkPads
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Lenovo Brings HDR, Amazon Alexa to Premium ThinkPads

Lenovo has launched its new Tablet 10, the price of the device is not disclosed yet, but it will be available from March 2018. Predictably, each device uses Intel's new 8th-generation Core i series processors...More..

Newcastle United release official statement on Peter Beardsley situation
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Newcastle United release official statement on Peter Beardsley situation

The 56-year-old former Magpies player, who has been in his current role since 2009, faces multiple complaints. The club is not commenting on the matter, but it is understood that a grievance meeting has been ...More..

HP announces Spectre 15 X360 with Kaby Lake, RX Vega M
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

HP announces Spectre 15 X360 with Kaby Lake, RX Vega M

The new devices, which launched at CES 2018 , join a lineup of always-connected PCs from Google Pixelbook with Instant Tethering to Samsung's Galaxy Book 12 via Verizon in the United States and Xiaomi's Mi Not...More..

IPhone SE 2 Rumor Suggests Glass Back, Wireless Charging
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

IPhone SE 2 Rumor Suggests Glass Back, Wireless Charging

While the iPhone 8 and iPhone X both now have a glass panel on the back of the phone in order to support wireless charging , the iPhone SE only had glass at the top and bottom rear - the rest of the phone bein...More..

Limited Edition Huawei Honor 7X will land in time for Valentine's Day
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Limited Edition Huawei Honor 7X will land in time for Valentine's Day

Yesterday, Honor had announced the global availability of the Honor View 10Honor View 10 as well as the launch of a new limited edition red variant of the Honor 7X smartphone. Apparently, Honor 7X will be t...More..

Provider of 'Connected Toys' VTech Settles Federal Privacy Complaint
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Provider of 'Connected Toys' VTech Settles Federal Privacy Complaint

The FTC alleges that the Kid Connect app used with some of VTech's toys collected information on children without notifying parents or getting their consent. It also took personal information from a now-defunct...More..

TCL 4K HDR Roku TVs get Dolby Vision, Roku Assistant, contrast zones
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

TCL 4K HDR Roku TVs get Dolby Vision, Roku Assistant, contrast zones

The TCL Roku Smart Soundbar will be compatible with any TV, while offering added functionality when used with TCL Roku TVs, such as increased hands-free voice and audio capabilities for the TV. The TCL Roku S...More..

CES 2018: BlackBerry announces bronze, dual SIM version of KEYone
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

CES 2018: BlackBerry announces bronze, dual SIM version of KEYone

No details on these devices have been revealed, but TCL does have some news to share about two existing BlackBerry Android phones. Finally, Blackberry Motion is making its way to the USA, as it is goi...More..

Hyundai NEXO fuel-cell SUV revealed with 370 mile range
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Hyundai NEXO fuel-cell SUV revealed with 370 mile range

And, of course, that level of performance allows for a range of 370 miles before you need to stop at a hydrogen filling station (nearly all of which are in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas right now)...More..

Sony posts big Christmas sales figures for PlayStation 4
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Sony posts big Christmas sales figures for PlayStation 4

In total, up to 645 million PS4 game copies have been sold as of December 31, 2017. These sales numbers imply that 20.2 million PS4 units were sold through to costumers in 2017 (cumulative PS4 sales reac...More..

Assassin's Creed Origins' First Expansion Coming Soon, New Free Quest Joins It
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Assassin's Creed Origins' First Expansion Coming Soon, New Free Quest Joins It

But this month's is bringing some cool stuff around, even if you don't take advantage of the downloadable content. If you haven't picked up Assassin's Creed Origins yet, I highly recommend it. The For Honor...More..

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Patch Out Now With These Changes
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Patch Out Now With These Changes

According to the devs, following the addition of these games modes to PUBG Xbox One, they will continue to monitor player data to determine if they can "add another game mode in other regions". Announced via ...More..

Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

Spectre affects all Intel and ARM-based chips, as well as some AMD ones. Apple Watch was unaffected by Meltdown and Spectre . Apple said last week all of its iOS and Mac devices were affected by the fl...More..

Investors Urge Apple to Address Childhood Smartphone Addiction
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Investors Urge Apple to Address Childhood Smartphone Addiction

They can restrict app usage, access to website and movies and more. New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System, or CalSTRS, which collectively control $2bn (£1.47bn)...More..

Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs in CES keynote
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs in CES keynote

But even as he was thanking these other companies , he pointed that it affects different processor architectures - not just Intel's. Intel shares fell almost 2 per cent on Thursday as investors were anxious ...More..

Cyber attack targets Winter Olympics organisations
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cyber attack targets Winter Olympics organisations

The materials are created to "maintain temperature precision" of the ice for hockey and speed skating competitions, according to a Dow Chemical press release. The emails came with a malicious file that included...More..

Doogee V, the 1st phone with on-screen fingerprint sensor, unveiled
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Doogee V, the 1st phone with on-screen fingerprint sensor, unveiled

There were companies that did release prototypes and there were rumours of Apple working on a similar technology for the Anniversary edition iPhone. It is yet to be seen if Doogee's fingerprint feature is as ...More..

Shocking No of Attempts to Browse Adult Sites in the House!
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Shocking No of Attempts to Browse Adult Sites in the House!

The data - revealed amid an ongoing government investigation linked to inappropriate sexual behaviour - covers the period immediately after the general election. Parliamentary staff (who remained anonymous) l...More..

[CES 2018] The Oculus Go standalone VR headset is built by Xiaomi
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

[CES 2018] The Oculus Go standalone VR headset is built by Xiaomi

Consumers can expect to see the new Oculus Go on shelves later this year although we don't know how long it take the company to release the headset in Malaysia. The Oculus Go is notable because it doesn't n...More..

First Amazon Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses to Be Shown at CES
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

First Amazon Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses to Be Shown at CES

Amazon points out that past year they released the AVS Device SDK , which gave manufacturers the ability to tap into Alexa . However, the tech giant concluded that restricting it to a speaker-based functiona...More..

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US

With its expanded viewing area, compact size , dual rear cameras , convenient face- and fingerprint-recognition security, and a high-capacity 4130mAh battery - the hallmark of the ZenFone Max Series - ZenFo...More..

Samsung projects record $14.1B profit in fourth quarter
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Samsung projects record $14.1B profit in fourth quarter

The company estimated operating profits of 15.1 trillion won ($14.1 billion) in the October to December period, an all-time high for quarterly profits and almost double the 9.2 trillion won posted a year earlie...More..

CES 2018: Whirlpool Whips Up New Smart Appliances
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

CES 2018: Whirlpool Whips Up New Smart Appliances

Just select from a database of curated recipes and send the cooking instructions straight to the appliance. While the user is instructed on what to chop, wash and prepare, the participating oven can be heatin...More..

Monster Hunter World Release Date, Trailer, News, and More
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Monster Hunter World Release Date, Trailer, News, and More

Developer and publisher Capcom have revealed to the PS4 community that the final beta test for the upcoming game will be taking place on January 18 and will run for two days. The Monster Hunter franchise ma...More..

Halo TV Series Still In 'Very Active' Development At Showtime
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Halo TV Series Still In 'Very Active' Development At Showtime

Are you excited about a Halo TV show? It's "still in very active development", he said. This isn't the first time Showtime confirmed the series was still in progress. The television series has been almost ...More..

Orange weather warning issued as temperatures set to fall to -6C
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Orange weather warning issued as temperatures set to fall to -6C

Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange Low Temperature Warning for tonight which covers Offaly. The warning, which kicked in at 9pm this evening, is valid until 10am on Monday morning. The orange warning, whi...More..

HP to offer replacement for 50000 faulty laptop batteries
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

HP to offer replacement for 50000 faulty laptop batteries

HP has received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring, including three reports of property damage totalling $4,500. One incident included a first-degree burn to a person's hand. The b...More..

Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines driving
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines driving

Nissan unveiled research that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver's brain. On the other hand, said senior innovation researcher Dr Lucian Gheorghe, who's leading the B2V project, when t...More..

Nokia 6 in India now getting Android Oreo Beta
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Nokia 6 in India now getting Android Oreo Beta

There is no possible explanation from HMD Global regarding this but it could be because the Oreo build was not ready before the smartphone was shipped to the distributors and resellers in China. But the secon...More..