• Microsoft pushes 'mixed reality' features with Windows 10 update
Microsoft pushes 'mixed reality' features with Windows 10 update

That's £399 including the standard design motion controllers as part of a bundle, an expensive enough add-on in their own right. Microsoft officially confirmed on September 1 that its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release will begin to roll out to mainstream users worldwide starting October 17 .

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  • Date for new iPhones tipped
Date for new iPhones tipped

Apple is expected to launch three new iPhone models at its September event. The Wall Street Journal reported the date today, although Apple has yet to officially announce the event. The company is still in the final stretches of completing its new headquarters, so it might decide to instead hold the event at a different location.

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  • Fitbit unveils the Fitbit Lonic smartwatch for mobile payment services
Fitbit unveils the Fitbit Lonic smartwatch for mobile payment services

In which case, Fitbit has you covered. Ionic is the newest wearable to join the Fitbit family and will include payment technology to users in over 10 countries. It's hard to pin Pebble's exact demise on any one thing - smartwatches have never really proved profitable for anyone, even Apple - but the reliance on a proprietary operating...

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  • Aston Martin trying to mitigate Brexit risk with US sales drive
Aston Martin trying to mitigate Brexit risk with US sales drive

The upcoming mid-engined sports auto, meanwhile, will be built at Aston Martin's Gaydon, U.K. facility with development led by former Ferrari Max Szwaj. Aston Martin's switch to hybrid and fully-electric should come as no surprise, as auto manufacturers - even those sold in smaller number at the top of the market - must make battery power a prior...

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  • Android Oreo supports theming without root
Android Oreo supports theming without root

Theming of third-party applications, custom fonts for third-party applications, and other modifications are also possible now. However, among all of these customizations, one of the biggest is that of system-wide themes. AndroidA still from Android Oreo's official page. On the other hand, several major smartphone manufacturers have also confirme...

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  • Celtic advances in Champions League with 8-4 aggregate win
Celtic advances in Champions League with 8-4 aggregate win

Goals from Jose Maria Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne in the 48th and 89th minutes secured a 4-0 aggregate score for Napoli . "It would've been really negative if we had missed out on the Champions League". Celtic avoided a major embarrassment after they completed an 8-4 aggregate win to reach the Champions League group stage in Astana . Celti...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Philippines held a media event in Makati City to introduce the Note 8 and to host a viewing party for the NY event. Samsung on Wednesday officially launched the Galaxy "Note 8", in a return for the South Korean smartphone major that recalled its Note 7 worldwide past year.

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  • Gamescom 2017: Assassin's Creed/Final Fantasy XV Crossover Announced
Gamescom 2017: Assassin's Creed/Final Fantasy XV Crossover Announced

If you have received the Dream Egg from the Moogle Chocobo Carnival, then Noctis will be able to get Master Assassin's Robes during the event. It doesn't end there. No word yet on whether or not Assassin's Creed Origins will include any Final Fantasy XV DLC upon release. Fans of both games should keep their calendars open for when the collabo...

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  • We are not afraid of Buhari's threats - IPOB
We are not afraid of Buhari's threats - IPOB

Leader of the group, Steve Anyata said they visited the Presidential Villa to declare support for Buhari's administration. "In his address to the nation, he talked about the unity of the nation which is non-negotiable". "After the meeting also he has directed on some areas we should look at so as to enhance our operations in the country". "Th...

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  • Get Android Oreo Emoji pack for WhatsApp here
Get Android Oreo Emoji pack for WhatsApp here

In Android Oreo , Google eschewed the setting for a new ' Install unknown apps ' permission that's tied to each app. As highlighted, Android 8.0 isn't a huge update but it's also not a small update in the grand scheme of things. So, in case you are using an Indian brand phone, we suggest not to wait for the new Android 8 Oreo update, and sta...

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  • Solar Eclipse and Your Eyes
Solar Eclipse and Your Eyes

For many viewers, that raised the question of whether they had permanently hurt their eyes by looking at the eclipse . Jacob Chung, chief of ophthalmology at New Jersey's Englewood Hospital, told USA Today that "a second or two" wouldn't hurt you but "10 seconds is probably too long, and 20 seconds is definitely too long".

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  • Facebook really is losing teen users to Instagram and Snapchat
Facebook really is losing teen users to Instagram and Snapchat

The report also doesn't mean marketing and PR pros should ditch Facebook entirely for campaigns and messaging. New research from eMarketer has estimated that Facebook has around 32.5 million users in the United Kingdom, making it the most popular social network - but it is losing younger eyeballs to Snap and Instagram .

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  • Google Assistant-powered headphones could be coming soon to rival Apple AirPods
Google Assistant-powered headphones could be coming soon to rival Apple AirPods

The upcoming Google smart headphones will rival the Apple AirPods . It's still the Google Assistant but for what is believed to be a pair of smart headphones. Lastly, the final coding shows that the headphones will receive over the air firmware updates and the setup process for the headphones. Since the source code refers to Google's proprietary...

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  • Google is said to launch new laptop, smaller Google Home, this fall
Google is said to launch new laptop, smaller Google Home, this fall

As a matter of fact, Amazon is overwhelmed with its significant lead in getting its Echo into homes. Google Assistant, which is powered by artificial intelligence , collects information about users' behavior and makes educated guesses and offers suggestions based on all that data.

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  • First Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake Devices Set To Arrive In September
First Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake Devices Set To Arrive In September

Intel also compares its new 8th Gen processors to the typical 5-year-old PCs that are in common use, noting that a modern 8th Gen laptop can be more than twice as fast. Historically speaking, Intel's Core processor updates have always upgraded the graphics core, but not the CPU architecture. If you're editing photos, you will be able to do i...

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  • LG V30: Should Note 8 Be Afraid?
LG V30: Should Note 8 Be Afraid?

Earlier leaks showed a dual camera setup at the back, a first for the Korean electronics giant. Several leaks have surfaced in the past, and this new LG V30 leaked photo doesn't really offer much surprises. LG Electronics is getting ready for the global launch of their new flagship smartphone V30. The smartphone's camera is also reporte...

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  • Google tests a version of its Search app for data-lacking locales
Google tests a version of its Search app for data-lacking locales

Furthermore, Google Search Lite is being said to support voice and text-based searches as well. This app will help users consume less data by providing offline saving just like YouTube . Google hasn't made any announcements about its plans to release the app, but if it does launch, it's likely to be made available in many other markets beyo...

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  • PlayStation 4 Update 5.00 Beta Patch Notes Mention New Features
PlayStation 4 Update 5.00 Beta Patch Notes Mention New Features

Those lucky enough to be selected for the Beta will have received an email with a code that will let them download the 5.00 Firmware file to test drive. The color of the pop-up can also be changed to either white or black. Furthermore, you now have the option to turn off message previews on your pop-up notifications.

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  • Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology
Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology

Qualcomm is estimating that the new technology will be ready for new Android phones in 2018, but that's a big "if" on whether smartphone companies choose to use Qualcomm's technology. All this also means camera quality is improved for photos and videos taken normally too. "Our breakthrough advancements in visual quality and computer vision, comb...

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  • Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing
Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing

However, HTC's is not slimming down Pixel 2 bezel. Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 series in October and release the phones to the market the same month in select developed markets, rolling it out in other regions in the following weeks.

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  • Nintendo Switch To Get Super Meat Boy But…
Nintendo Switch To Get Super Meat Boy But…

The Japanese company has announced that it would start taking pre-orders for custom Nintendo Switch units from August 22nd. This is one of only a handful of must-plays in the Nintendo Switch library. Patent No. 9,126,119 ("the '119 patent") at least by importing, selling and offering to sell the Nintendo Switch gaming console", squeals the co...

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  • Snapchat shares tumble 17% as results fall short
Snapchat shares tumble 17% as results fall short

Snap is down 26.47% since its initial public offering, not including Thursday's after hours plunge. While any rise is good, the 173 million total users still doesn't surpassed the 250 million daily active users on Instagram Stories, which celebrated its first birthday last Wednesday .

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  • Consumer Reports Says Microsoft Laptops Are Unreliable
Consumer Reports Says Microsoft Laptops Are Unreliable

For its part, Microsoft does refute the findings, not that we would expect them to say anything different, and says that their return and support rates differ from the findings in the Consumer Report Survey. Apple Inc had the most reliable devices, Beilinson said. The publication gauges reliability by surveying its subscribers about the produ...

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  • PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support
PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support

With the upcoming firmware update for the PS4 Pro , the console will let players stream from Twitch at 1080p resolution and 60 frame rates per second. This means you don't have to fill up your friends list in order to get updates. Family accounts will be able to be monitored by more than one parent/guardian acting as the admin.

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  • The Spotify app is officially available on Xbox One
The Spotify app is officially available on Xbox One

Spotify will be available today on Xbox One in 34 markets across the globe. Regardless, Spotify's here to stay on Xbox and while that probably doesn't spell the end of the console cold war, it's one step on the path of reconciliation. The new UX with Fluent Design System will give gamers a "new look and feel", further enhancing the various tran...

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  • South Korean prosecutors seek 12 year prison term for Samsung chief
South Korean prosecutors seek 12 year prison term for Samsung chief

During the trial, Lee acknowledged that his company transferred payments of more than $ 37 million to overseas foundations indirectly controlled by Choi, but without seeking political favors in return while being coerced by Choi and Park. Lee has insisted he played no part in decisions concerning the wider Samsung group and "mostly listened to ot...

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  • Pixel 2 leaks, confirms dual font-facing speakers, no headphone jack
Pixel 2 leaks, confirms dual font-facing speakers, no headphone jack

Reportedly, the Pixel 2 is expected to feature a 4.97-inch fullHD display and pack in 64 GB of memory. But what about the HTC-made Pixel 2, the smaller of the new Pixel line-up? Forbes now has some renderings of the Google Pixel 2 smartphone thanks to casemaker Olixar .

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  • Spotify On Xbox One Soon To Be A Reality
Spotify On Xbox One Soon To Be A Reality

Now, as several leaks seemingly reveal, it looks like that service is finally coming to the Xbox One. The app was uncovered by a vigilant Reddit user who noticed Xbox Live director of programming Larry Hryb, A.K.A. Users can now use Spotify with their consoles in a roundabout way with the Spoticast for Spotify Xbox app , but it not only cost...

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  • Google Play Store now priotises stable apps
Google Play Store now priotises stable apps

The internet giant carried out internal analysis of app reviews on the Play Store and found that half of one-star reviews mentioned app stability , and, as a result, has chose to enhance its algorithms to reflect this. The updated algorithm will continue to be rolled out to the users over the next few days across the world, said the company. D...

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  • Need a New Microsoft Gadget? Upgrade With 'Surface Plus'
Need a New Microsoft Gadget? Upgrade With 'Surface Plus'

Once you buy a Surface device with Surface Plus , you can choose to upgrade to the latest Surface device after 1 and a half years of usage. Device Protection: Surface Plus for Business offers peace of mind with the Microsoft Complete for Business extended service plan with accidental damage protection.

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