• Microsoft halts Windows October 2018 update due to missing user files
Microsoft halts Windows October 2018 update due to missing user files

The move comes after a number of people reported that the upgrade left them without some of their files, with document deletions becoming more and more widespread as the time rolled on. If so you might take Microsoft's advice of minimising the use of the affected device and getting in touch with Microsoft support. Microsoft's Your Phone develop...

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  • Google Pixel 3 XL Is Already Selling In Hong Kong Before Launch
Google Pixel 3 XL Is Already Selling In Hong Kong Before Launch

It was a new, in official retail packaging Pixel 3 XL, and by all accounts it's as real as it gets. Likewise previous Pixel 2 devices, the new generation Pixel 3 and 3 XL will feature a single camera module at the back, which could be a 12.2MP sensor.

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  • The Truth Behind Viral Facebook Message About Cloned Accounts
The Truth Behind Viral Facebook Message About Cloned Accounts

Facebook really did fess up to a "security issue" a couple of weeks ago, and noted that nearly 50 million accounts may have been affected by it. This message is a hoax that is being spread around. If more than one account with your photo and details shows up, your account may have been cloned. The message tells Facebook users to hold their fing...

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  • Google Pixel Slate leaked ahead of launch event
Google Pixel Slate leaked ahead of launch event

Having said that the new Pixel 3 devices will be the main highlight of the show, but it will be interesting to see what all interesting things Google will introduce in the new generation Pixels. The smartphone also comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The Pixel 3 has been one of the most hyped smartphones for this year, beating even th...

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  • Kim Kardashian named as most unsafe celeb to search online
Kim Kardashian named as most unsafe celeb to search online

The cyber security firm measures how many online search results featuring a star's name contain links to potentially malicious websites used by hackers. The data was compiled from McAfee's own site ratings and by using searches on Google, Bing and Yahoo. "So whether you're looking up what Ruby did on the latest " Orange is the New Black " episode...

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  • Apple writes software to stop home repairs
Apple writes software to stop home repairs

Apple is locking down certain Macs from third-party repairs, according to a report from MacRumors . The new system will render the computer "inoperative" unless a proprietary Apple "system configuration" software is run after parts of the system are replaced.

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  • Samsung expects to post record operating profit in 3Q18
Samsung expects to post record operating profit in 3Q18

It's not the Samsung's smart home appliances, its ever-growing QLED range or 'The Frame' TVs that are set to push its profits to a record high for Q3 of 2018, but the growing popularity of its chipsets. Despite shipping more smartphones than Apple in Q2 2018, the Korean giant's smartphone revenue fell 22 percent, while Apple reported a 17 p...

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  • Nintendo's phone case patent turns your handset into a Game Boy
Nintendo's phone case patent turns your handset into a Game Boy

It's honestly not hard to find Game Boy cases for smartphones (a quick Google search will reveal quite a few that you can buy), but Nintendo's take on this concept seems to differ from the rest in two very distinct ways: it's official and it's fully functional.

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  • LG Unveils V40 ThinQ Smartphone With Five Cameras
LG Unveils V40 ThinQ Smartphone With Five Cameras

Dimensions measure 158.7 x 75.8 x 7.7mm and it weighs 169g. You're getting a phone that still looks similar to previous V series devices, although the 6.4-inch display has been improved with slightly smaller bezels on the sides of the device.

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  • Nokia 7.1 hands on review
Nokia 7.1 hands on review

Both the models feature a microSD card slot, enabling you to further expand the phone's storage capacity up to 400GB. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE , Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB Type-C (v2.0), GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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  • Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide
Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide

No action is needed, ' " FEMA wrote. The exercise had been scheduled for September 20, but was delayed until October 3 due to the impact of Hurricane Florence in North and SC. "The alert was a test of the broadcast system to be used in the event of a national emergency". A similar Wireless Emergency Alert test message has been sent to all c...

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  • Google Assistant gets a revamp and new features
Google Assistant gets a revamp and new features

Additionally, Google has also announced a number of new features for developers. The update includes new ways to navigate and get what you need from the Assistant faster including new larger images to help convey information more clearly.

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  • Google confirms Pixel 3 pre-orders begin October 9
Google confirms Pixel 3 pre-orders begin October 9

We might also get to see Qi wireless charging support from both devices to stay tuned to see if this feature ends up being present or not. Also Read: Google Pixel 3 XL Pink Color Variant Codenamed "Sand"; Mint Green Variant Not in Plan? "We've heard rumours of a mini Pixel.

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  • Windows 10 October 2018 Update Available Today
Windows 10 October 2018 Update Available Today

Microsoft has officially announced Windows 10 October 2018 Update roll-out via Windows Update now. This isn't strictly related to the phone stuff, but the new update also adds a so-called Cloud Clipboard that lets you copy text or images from one PC, and paste it on another.

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  • Tim Berners-Lee to Launch New Internet Aiming to Provide Better Security
Tim Berners-Lee to Launch New Internet Aiming to Provide Better Security

Berners-Lee gave us the web almost 30 years ago, but it didn't quite work out the way he expected. Still Berners-Lee is anything but daunted. Solid changes this by converting it into a "read-write web where users can interact and innovate, collaborate and share", while ensuring that apps and other services don't misuse personal data.

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  • Intel's LTE Modems in iPhone XS/XS Max Unable to Match Qualcomm Speeds
Intel's LTE Modems in iPhone XS/XS Max Unable to Match Qualcomm Speeds

In good signal conditions, they double the phone's speeds, but they also help in weak signal conditions. In Korea, Samsung also launched a special program in which the company purchases used Galaxy products from buyers of the Galaxy Note 9 .

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  • Spider-Man on PS4 is the fastest-selling Marvel game EVER
Spider-Man on PS4 is the fastest-selling Marvel game EVER

Tyler says that he is still greatly enjoying Spider-Man and doesn't think Insomniac needs to remove it. Now that Marvel's Spider-Man game for the PS4 is out in the world, fans everywhere have spent the last few days web-slinging around the open world of New York City, taking in all the side-quests and Easter eggs that are hidden throughout.

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  • America to buzz as phones get ‘presidential alert’ test Wednesday
America to buzz as phones get ‘presidential alert’ test Wednesday

In case of a real emergency, public safety officials would use the system to warn the public about unsafe situations and critical emergencies. Wireless Emergency Alerts are sent to people's cell phones across the country during certain "critical situations", including unsafe weather events and times when there are missing children.

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  • FEMA plans nationwide emergency phone message test for Wednesday, Oct. 3
FEMA plans nationwide emergency phone message test for Wednesday, Oct. 3

The WEA test will be broadcast over the course of about 30 minutes and sound the same as an AMBER Alert . You can expect to see the alert pop up on your phone at 2:18 p.m. People with cellphones also won't be able to avoid receiving actual Presidential Alerts in the case of an actual major national emergency. Because this is a Presidential ...

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  • OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch
OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch

When a phone like OnePlus 6T is around the corner, awaiting its launch, there are bound to be a lot of rumours, leaks and speculations popping up across the internet. This also means that compared to the OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T will come with a much taller display and more screen-to-body ratio and give a better multimedia experience to the ...

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