• Microsoft Brings FastStart, Game Grouping, More With Xbox's July Update
Microsoft Brings FastStart, Game Grouping, More With Xbox's July Update

FastStart prioritizes the files in games which need to be downloaded first, Microsoft says you can expect for FastStart to expand to more games in more languages over the next few months. Groups will appear across My Games & Apps, Home and Guide, so you'll be able to access your Groups at a moment's notice. Share Controller ImprovementsThis somewha...

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  • Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry
Fortnite Playground LTM disappears July 12, but don’t worry

The Playground mode was a heavily requested feature since Fortnite Battle Royale first gained popularity, allowing players to practice their building without the pressure of a real match. "1v1s and 2v2s, Aim assist for controllers, Editing other player's structures, Traps affecting teammates/enemies correctly, Highlighting teammates on the map, D...

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  • Woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane
Woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane

However, two lucky strangers seem to have done both at the same time. She said she heard the man and woman say "they're both personal trainers", and later added that the man used to play professional soccer. Being the health buffs they were, the pair chose to share a cheese protein board and were soon after sharing family photos. As the pair got ...

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  • Apple Won't Use Intel's 5G Chips
Apple Won't Use Intel's 5G Chips

Intel has reportedly halted development of its new 5G mobile modem after Apple decided not to place orders for future iPhones . An in-house 5G chip, created with Apple's own technology, could possibly help Apple with its feud with Qualcomm , in which Apple is suing Qualcomm over what Apple claims is exorbitant royalty fees.

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  • Samsung foldable phone with massive curved battery rumoured
Samsung foldable phone with massive curved battery rumoured

In January, reports claimed that Samsung was looking to set the Galaxy X launch this December or early 2019. Revenue likely came in at 58 trillion won ($51 billion), a decrease of almost 5 percent from a year earlier. The phones will offer a bunch of novel new features that have never been seen on a Samsung smartphone before, and now we hav...

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  • No, Your Phone Probably Isn't Recording You, Study Concludes
No, Your Phone Probably Isn't Recording You, Study Concludes

Concluding the research, your mobile apps may not be recording or listening to what you say, but certainly they are keeping an eye on every decision we are making on our smartphone screens. They did, however, notice that screenshots and video recordings of people's activity in apps were being sent on to third parties without asking for consent.

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  • Wikipedia Site Darkens Protesting Copyright Law In European Countries
Wikipedia Site Darkens Protesting Copyright Law In European Countries

The vote would have given MEPs the mandate to start negotiations with member states for a finalized law which Austria, holder of the EU's 6-month rotating presidency, would like finished by the end of the year. "We can not fast-track such an important legislation". "We congratulate our members for their hard work, and Julia Reda , Catherine S...

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  • Apple may introduce blue, red and orange iPhones this fall
Apple may introduce blue, red and orange iPhones this fall

The super-sized iPhone X could come in another new color - gold - according to the note shared by 9to5Mac . But more excitingly, the rumored third model - with a 6.1-inch LCD screen and lower price point - could come in red, blue, orange, gray, and white.

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  • Huawei's Honor 10 GT to feature 8GB of RAM
Huawei's Honor 10 GT to feature 8GB of RAM

Huawei's sub-brand, Honor has today launched a new variant of its Honor 10 smartphone dubbed as Honor 10 GT in China. Huawei reportedly believes that several of its Honor devices will be able to outperform other smartphones with strong graphics units.

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  • Lakers Outlined To LeBron James Plan To Surround Him With Playmakers
Lakers Outlined To LeBron James Plan To Surround Him With Playmakers

Don't focus on the likes of Paul George and Chris Paul who have said "thanks, but no thanks", instead consider this: The Lakers have enough salary-cap flexibility and attractive assets that a concerted push to build a title victor could happen relatively quickly.

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  • Comcast Xfinity Mobile will throttle your hotspot speeds and lower video resolution
Comcast Xfinity Mobile will throttle your hotspot speeds and lower video resolution

Again, Comcast says that it has put this restriction in place to help you save data, even though it makes tethering from your smartphone far more inconvenient (and of course, slower). For now, customers can contact Comcast for an "upgrade" to 720p video "on an interim basis at no charge". If you are already an Xfinity Mobile unlimited customer, y...

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  • Starfield cross-generation release is likely, says Bethesda
Starfield cross-generation release is likely, says Bethesda

While it's an understandable business move for Sony to make sure people have to buy their console to play games with their friends on their console, you ultimately have to give the people what they want or they will turn on you. With the recent release of Fortnite for the Switch and the Minecraft's "Better Together" update, Sony's insiste...

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  • Asus Zenfone 5Z: Unboxing And First Impression | ETPanache
Asus Zenfone 5Z: Unboxing And First Impression | ETPanache

Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm 's Snapdragon 845 processor, the same chipset which power most of the flagship smartphones launched this year. The 4G-enabled smartphone from the stable of Asus packs a 3,300mAh of battery backup with fast charging support. The smartphone will be exclusively available for purchase through online re...

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  • Shenmue I & II Will Be Released This August
Shenmue I & II Will Be Released This August

The games have been ported to modern hardware and will be available as a bundle on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and PC for $39.99. In case you weren't aware of, Shenmue I & II will re-release as a collection and will come complete with the original feature set that defined modern gaming, including enthralling jujitsu combat, investigative sleuthi...

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  • Samsung phones are texting users’ photos to random contacts, without permission
Samsung phones are texting users’ photos to random contacts, without permission

Users who encountered the bug say they didn't know the phone had sent out the photos, as they do not appear as sent messages. Samsung has confirmed that it is aware of the reports, and a spokesperson said in a statement that the company is looking into whether there's root cause.

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  • Light's L16 Camera Finally Available
Light's L16 Camera Finally Available

It's not every day that a camera pops up on the market that makes you do a double take, just to make sure that what you're looking at is real. So far, we have only see Huawei introduce a triple camera system on its P20 Pro smartphone.

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  • Facebook shutting down tbh, Moves, Hello apps
Facebook shutting down tbh, Moves, Hello apps

From time to time Facebook releases new apps that are created to make our lives easier and more convenient, although sometimes these apps don't necessarily achieve the same level of success as Facebook would have liked. "Sometimes this means closing an app and its accompanying APIs", the company said in a blog post about the closures. The apps ...

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  • Software Developers are Scanning the Inboxes of Gmail Users
Software Developers are Scanning the Inboxes of Gmail Users

The feature was finally dropped a year ago , in a move welcomed by privacy advocates, but it turns out employees of third-party app developers may well have been reading your private messages. For those who might be concerned about this discovery, you can go to your Google Account's main page, head to the Sign-in & Security section and select "A...

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  • This mobile airbag will save your phone from accidental damage
This mobile airbag will save your phone from accidental damage

While the design looks like something you might see flying about in a martial arts movie, the prongs have actually been created to be quite springy in order to absorb the shock when the phone hits the ground. Once the AD Case is in place, it functions as a regular rechargeable battery as well as a fall protection system. While the two springs on ...

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  • Facebook’s Privacy Blunders Continue - Company Reports a New Bug That Unblocked People
Facebook’s Privacy Blunders Continue - Company Reports a New Bug That Unblocked People

ANOTHER FACEBOOK FOIBLE has reared its head, this time in the form of a big that quietly unblocked blocked users so they could see the content and posts from their, er, blockers. If you are anxious that you would need to again block the Facebook users you had blocked in the past, Facebook says it has taken care of that for you.

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