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by | November 11, 2018 | 16:33

So, if Google understands the value of dark mode , why are most of its apps not equipped with it yet? When an OLED screen displays black, it doesn't really display anything. We now have proof that apps drain less of your phone's battery life when they use darker colors, like black and gray. During their presentation, it's quite obvious that the developers were pushing for more Android developers to adopt dark and night modes for their phones.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:11

That suit, which is also pending before the D.C. Circuit, is quickly becoming the center of the legal battle over net neutrality now, with the Supreme Court deciding not to hear its net neutrality case. USTelecom downplayed the importance of the court ruling in a statement . The change fits with the deregulatory stance of the Trump administration.

by | November 08, 2018 | 01:23

ET. They will also sport official team badges, but if you want to, you can swap those for Fortnite logos. The new weapon is the Heavy AR and it packs a punch, according to Epic . First up is a customizable HUD, which lets you change which elements are active or disabled. Fortnite patch 6.22 also addresses two miscellaneous issues with Battle Royale mode.

by | November 07, 2018 | 08:58

The new MacBook Air is priced starting at $1,199, which makes it the most affordable MacBook with a Retina display. But the real reason to come is for the sound, which is excellent, well balanced, and offers different soundscapes using Sony's app for iPhone and Android.

by | November 07, 2018 | 07:16

The Samsung Foldable Smartphone is expected to be made official at the Samsung Developer Conference this week, although the handset is not expected to go on sale until next year. From what we can tell, the smaller display is on the outside of the device, and then when unfolded, you'll find the larger display. On the other hand, Huawei is also readying a 5G compatible foldable device with the launch date expected in 2019.

by | November 04, 2018 | 12:31

OnePlus is updating the OnePlus 6's software to match that of the newly launched 6T . Out of the gate, the OnePlus 6T is locked and stays that way while you're making payments on it. The first bit of evidence for this stems from a now-removed listing of OnePlus devices on an official support page, first caught by Ishan Agarwal .

by | November 04, 2018 | 08:08

But while the folding phone is a good guess, there have been some new rumors about Samsung also taking a stab at the gaming smartphone market to compete with Razer and Asus. We know that there are two major types of in-display fingerprint scanners: optical (a more basic approach), and ultrasonic (a more advanced sensor ).

by | October 31, 2018 | 10:02

OnePlus took an innovative approach this time by inviting Zack Jerry to the launch event in NY where the device was disassembled before a live audience. The OnePlus 6T and T-Mobile's LTE network were made for each other - blazing speeds, incredible value and a great customer experience! There is a new nightscape mode that enhances low light performance.

by | October 31, 2018 | 09:42

Apple will on Tuesday release iOS 12.1 for iPhone , iPad , and iPod touch (sixth generation) users. If you haven't been following what the update brings to the table, we've highlighted some of iOS 12's more exciting features below. If people in a conversation have already started a FaceTime session, Messages shows the active call in the conversation list and inside your conversations.

by | October 31, 2018 | 07:41

The previous MacBook Air model is still available at $999. We weren't able to test the performance of Apple's newest MacBook at our session at the Apple Event, however we plan to give the unit a vigorous testing when we get it in the office for review.

by | October 29, 2018 | 15:41

However, with every turn of the rumor mill excitement for the company's latest flagship builds up. While the new OnePlus handset is just a few days away from its official launch, the leak train surrounding OnePlus 6T specs, features and price details is showing no signs of stopping.

by | October 27, 2018 | 18:48

The fine folk over at Rockstar are known for giving their games a high degree of freedom when it comes to approaching various tasks, and it looks like Red Dead Redemption 2 is no exception to the rule. NPD Group predicts it will be the best-selling game of 2018, beating out previously top-selling " Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ", even though " Red Dead " will only be on the market for a little more than two months before the end of the year.

by | October 26, 2018 | 06:31

Google reveals underneath the option that selecting delete will erase activity data including search terms and the links that users activated on search results pages. It seems like a new data privacy scandal crops up every day for some major tech company or another (okay, mostly Facebook ) - but Google is working to opt out of that pattern.

by | October 26, 2018 | 04:13

If you've been living under a rock, Red Dead Redemption 2 sees Rockstar's wild west opus returning with Arthur Morgan as the lead outlaw, and an integral cog in the Van der Linde gang led by the dapper and gentlemanly Dutch. Both the PS4 and Xbox One S versions of the game seem to use lower resolution textures than their 4K-targeted counterparts. I tell you what, Red Dead Redemption 2 is so good that I definitely wanted to take a week off and play it at home while repeatedly pretending ...

by | October 22, 2018 | 07:31

In addition to $500 million in launch sales, Black Ops 4 also sets record numbers for the franchise in players, hours played, and even hours watched on Twitch! Activision notes several new franchise records on current platforms, with player counts topping both Black Ops 3 and WWII's strong launches.

by | October 22, 2018 | 05:25

Airtel's online store offers EMI options. Lastly, customers who purchase the device will also get three months of free Netflix subscription, an annual subscription of Amazon Prime too. Featuring a new 6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina display, Face ID and the same powerful A12 Bionic chip found with the new OLED models, iPhone XR is a powerful device that uses all but a few of Apple's most sought after iPhone X/iPhone XS features.

by | October 20, 2018 | 06:54

Huawei showed on stage an image showing a Mate 20 Pro recharging the battery of an iPhone XS to make this point. There are 40-megapixel Quad Bayer camera sensors with f/1.8 aperture and wide angle lens, 20-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 8-megapixel telephoto camera sensor with f/2.4 aperture and OIS.

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:11

It doesn't really tell us much but according to speculation, one of it will be its all new iPad Pro for 2018. If you are interested in Apple hardware, the iPhone XR has become available to pre-order today. On top of that, Apple is expected to update its Mac mini which is also due for a fresh revamp. Even though Apple just held its annual iPhone unveiling event, there is more yet to come this year from Cupertino.

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:00

If you've been eagerly waiting to pre-order iPhone XR , then we wanted to remind you to pre-order iPhone XR so you can get it on October 26, the day it goes on sale. iPhone XR price in India has been set at Rs. 76,900 for the 64GB storage variant. The iPhone XR also has a slightly larger screen than the iPhone XS at 15.5cm, and has an LCD screen instead of the XS's OLED screen.

by | October 18, 2018 | 04:57

Trying to figure out exactly who this is for seems challenging, but Palm sees a niche for those that want a device that lets them escape the constant notifications of their own handset, without cutting out the mod cons. The phone will be available next month for US$349.99 only as an add-on to an existing Verizon line. The front and rear sides of the phone features Corning Gorilla Glass.

by | October 16, 2018 | 18:52

The Mate 20 series is traditionally the highest-end offering from the Chinese OEM, featuring the year's latest-and-greatest technology. The Mate 20 features 16-megapixel ultra wide angle, 12-megapixel, wide angle, and 8-megapixel telephoto sensors.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:51

It's understood the royals landed at Sydney Airport a short time ago on a Qantas flight from London , not an earlier British Airways flight as had been previously reported. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived in Sydney for their royal tour. They will then head back to Sydney before travelling to Fraser Island, then onwards to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:20

Additionally, the Pixel 3 lately with a price tag of CNY 4,999 (roughly Rs. 52,800). The phone runs Android Pie and will be available in black, clearly white and not pink. Without a contract, the Pixel 3 XL costs $1,399 (64GB) and $1,549 (128GB), while the Pixel 3 costs $1,249 (64GB) and $1,399 (128GB). Some are willing to take that battery trade-off to have a phone they can easily use one-handed, but it's not the same for everyone.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:42

Ever since the Xbox One launched in 2013, fans of the platform have been asking about avatars. You will see your own Avatar on your profile, as well as on the profile pages of anyone who has chosen to represent themselves as an Avatars. This Xbox One S bundle packages the Xbox One S console with a Sandstone version of the Amazon Echo Dot . To set up Alexa , just say, " Alexa , open Xbox" and to set up Cortana , just say, "Hey Cortana , open Xbox", or search for "Xbox" in the assistant ...

by | October 13, 2018 | 04:46

Google said in a blog post on Tuesday that it recently delivered some Google Home speakers within 10 minutes of ordering using drones from Alphabet's Wing. The bulbs and Google Home connect via Bluetooth, which frees up your Wi-Fi network for other uses. They'll all start shipping from November 1st, 2019.

by | October 09, 2018 | 12:14

Last October, Google took the wraps off the Pixel 2 , Pixel 2 XL , Google Home Mini and Home Max smart speakers, and Google Clips AI-powered camera. This is if the renders and live hands-on videos are true. Last week, a report suggested that the third-generation Chromecast is already available in the USA at BestBuy, consumer electronics retailer stores, even before it has been announced.

by | October 09, 2018 | 11:13

But the launch of a product putting a camera into homes is likely to raise privacy issues for the social media giant, which has suffered several data breaches this year involving tens of millions of user accounts. on Facebook, as well as Amazon and Best Buy . When you're not using the 10-inch touch screen for calls, it displays images from Facebook, such as a shared album you choose.

by | October 05, 2018 | 11:40

Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, same as Nokia 6 .1 Plus. Why it matters: Quality mid-range devices offering a solid user experience are more plentiful than ever. Nokia 7 .1 has been launched , and it brings an HDR-ready display to mid-end smartphones. How much does the Nokia 7 .1 cost? Gadgets Now got some time to use the smartphone one day before the global launch and here's what we think about the newly-launched smartphone.

by | October 03, 2018 | 12:42

Lau also revealed that there's still no wireless charging , explaining that he would want the phone to be able to charge as fast wirelessly as it can using the company's wired Dash Charge , which now would mean making it thicker and conducting a lot of heat, neither of which is desirable.

by | October 02, 2018 | 17:26

The Best Buy employee serving him at the time tried to ring up his order, only to find out that the device wasn't found in the outlet's outgoing sales list. It does, however, have a matte coating, slightly thicker body, and Google's "G" logo. "Still micro-USB", the customer wrote on Reddit . They did remove the magnetic HDMI connector on the tip and base of the Chromecast which is a bummer.

by | September 30, 2018 | 12:38

YouTube has also recently launched a "Signature Device" initiative, which lists which devices offer the greatest experience while you are using the platform. Andru's model, the gold iPhone XS Max with 512 gigabytes of storage, costs a whopping $1,449. But the problem is made worse by the fact that many manufacturers seemingly haven't updated their iPhone X cases to fit the new iPhone XS rear camera.

by | September 27, 2018 | 11:55

Oculus touted the possibility of "arena-scale" VR experiences, but the possibility of multi-room VR, along with warnings for players drifting too close to walls or furniture, can help developers break out of the box of VR design. They are calling this Oculus Insight. Like the Rift, it also includes built-in audio. Courtesy of wide-angle sensors built into the headset, it also offers "six degrees of freedom", allowing you to stand up and move around virtual space.

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:44

Many reported that they could not trigger a fall alert on goal, but it's not clear if all of them had the feature turned on. If, however, you've been immobile for a minute, it will begin counting to 15 and if no action was taken after that, it will then call emergency services and emergency contacts you have hopefully set up in the Apple Health app .

by | September 22, 2018 | 15:58

Consider waiting a month for the iPhone XR . Airtel also has the option to pick up the phone on the day of launch from a nearby Store after September 28 at 6.00pm IST. It's Apple's way of saying it's finally time to get over the fact there's no longer a headphone jack. According to reports, as many as 200 power bans were handed out to iPhone fans in Singapore.

by | September 22, 2018 | 14:49

The front-facing camera is 8-megapixels. Samsung released a triple rear camera phone and it is called the Galaxy A7 . On the back, it has a 24-megapixel, F1.7 camera accompanied with an 8-megapixel, F2.4 ultra-wide, 120-degree sensor and a 5-megapixel, F2.2 depth sensor (for those portrait photos).