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Hacker group manages to run Linux on the Nintendo Switch

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Complete with touchscreen and web browser support, the Switch's main body essentially becomes a fully-working tablet for browsing the web and - while not shown - watching movies. Fail0verflow has pointed out (in its replies on Twitter) that they managed to exploit the bug on the Nintendo Switch, simply because it can not be patched on now released hardware, and also didn't require the use of a modchip . Read More »

Chrome now cleans up URLs if you share them through share menu

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After all, there are too many websites out there that relies exclusively on pop-up ads and will annoy users to the core that you might end up closing the website. Like in Android, you can then tap to each one to manipulate or slide the split screen bar to resize. Chrome 64's solution is to abbreviate the URL when sharing using the "Share" option in the browser. Read More »

Mentally challenged man killed in J&K firing

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Police said the incident occurred at midnight when an elderly man entered the security zone area, crossed the security fence and came close to the Air Force Station perimeter wall. "He is survived by five sons, a daughter and his aged wife", added another local, Shabir Ahmad Dar. Spot examination has revealed that the individual, somewhere between 50-55 years of age and appears to be mentally challenged, died in the incident. Read More »

Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass Details Revealed

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Here's how you buy the Battle Pass for Fortnite season 3 . For right now, that's all we know about the Battle Pass in terms of skins. Season three of Fortnite Battle Royale is expected to launch on Thursday, February 22. Despite the fact that the Battle Pass is being extended, players won't have to invest any more time than usual into the Battle Pass to complete every tier. Read More »

Discovery Tour and New Game + Added Today to Assassin's Creed Origins

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New Game + (NG+) is an option that allows players to start a new saved game while keeping their current character progression, once they've completed the main story of the game. Activities such as Arena, Hippodrome, and Trials of the Gods are connected to the story, so you'll have to push through to unlock them again. Players who have grown used to having the hidden blade will have to start the New Game Plus without one. Read More »

Banner Confirms Burnout Paradise for PS4 Release Date

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This includes the extension to the drivable world with Big Surf Island. Players will also have the option of playing the beloved racer at 4K resolutions and 60fps on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X . Featuring Criterion's trademark speed and destruction with awesome stunts and spectacular crashes. EA Access members will also get to play Burnout Paradise Remastered before its worldwide released, starting on March 9 through a Play First Trial on Xbox One . Read More »

Offset Sounds Off On Cardi B Pregnancy Rumors!

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Once there, "One of Cardi's reps then said she didn't want to be in a "party atmosphere" and preferred to stay in the area by the stage and drink Fiji water". 3-4 months pregnant would mean at least a little baby bump, right? Cardi who certainly doesn't look like she's pregnant, later spoke to TMZ while leaving her hotel in NYC, to catch a flight to L.A. Read More »

Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing

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Among the students announcing the march was Emma Gonzalez , who captured worldwide attention with a powerful speech in which she assailed President Donald Trump over the multi-million-dollar support his campaign received from the gun lobby, and vowed Stoneman Douglas would be "the last mass shooting". Read More »

Rite Aid gains after Albertsons agrees to the buy the drugstore chain

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Rite Aid CEO John Standley will become CEO of the new combined company. Harbor Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Rite Aid by 300.0% in the 3rd quarter. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $2.75. Rite Aid has a 52 week low of $1.38 and a 52 week high of $6.15. (RAD) opened at $2.13 on Tuesday. Read More »

Korea's Yun Sung-bin slides to gold in men's skeleton

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South Korea's Yun Sung-bin made history Friday as he become Asia's first Olympic skeleton champion after completely dominating the daredevil event in Pyeongchang . Dom Parson's celebrated with gusto after winning Britain's first skeleton medal in 70 years. The United States - five gold , two silver and two bronze - Austria, Japan and Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation all hold nine medals for their respective nations. Read More »

HTC Desire 12 partial specs confirmed by leaked retail box

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The HTC Desire 12 may or may not launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain but we're hoping it will roll out before Q1 is over. HTC Desire 12 has been rumoured for a long time now and now, we have the first images of the retail box along with the specs of the phone . Read More »

Metal Gear Survive second beta kicks off

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The first beta took place in January, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . Four player online co-op will be supported in the separate horde/survival mode. The game was developed and published by Konami . The game has seen a lot of controversy due to the way Konami handled Kojima-san's departure. Critics, however, responded in kind. Read More »

Microsoft Documents Limits Of Windows 10 Running On ARM Devices

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As WhatsApp developers have already announced nearly a year ago, WhatsApp Desktop App that has been, for some years now, released for Windows and Mac, it is now available for download from the Microsoft Store. Apps coded for Windows Phone may also not work correctly. Avoid interacting with native components of the OS as much as possible. "Examples of apps that commonly do this include some input method editors (IMEs), assistive technologies, and cloud storage apps", the Redmond company ... Read More »

Google Tez now allows you to pay utility bills

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The app now supports 80 invoice mailing companies, including consumer service firms like Reliance Energy , BSES and DishTV. Tez uses UPI (Unified Payments Interface) and is created to work with all major banks, including Axis, HDFC Bank, ICICI and State Bank of India. Read More »

Super Mario Encyclopedia Set to Release in October

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Keeping in line with the company's releases of the recent Legend of Zelda books - Hyrule Historia , The Legend of Zelda: Arts and Artifacts , and The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia , Dark Horse has announced that it will be publishing the Super Mario Encyclopedia in the West as well. Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Hit By Charging Glitch

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However, we have now received reports that the Pixel 2 and 2 XL users are facing some battery drain issues and these issues have started to occur since the February security patch update. The Pixel 2 XL has been blighted by all manner of problems since its release in November, with the pOLED display being lambasted for muted colours , colour shifts with just minor changes to viewing angles, and screen burn-in to begin with. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos 9810 variant spotted on Geekbench

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Both Snapdragon and Exynos variants of the Samsung Galaxy S9 surfaced on Geekbench quite recently, and it's time for the Galaxy S9 Plus to take the stage. In both cases there will be a variable aperture mode of f/1.5 or f/2.4 which should make for low light photography like nothing seen on a phone before. Read More »

Google discloses security flaw in Microsoft Edge

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That's a bit like having a backup security system at home that throws a net over crooks who manage to pick your front door lock and get into your house: they're already in, which is bad, but their hands are pinned to their sides, so they can't pick anything up or open any more doors, which is good. Read More »

Mega Man Collection 1 + 2 coming to Switch in May

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It's also possible to access 11 additional fan-made challenges - previously exclusive to the 3DS version of the game - using a standard or gold Mega Man amiibo . Capcom went absolutely insane with a bunch of Mega Man announcements back in December. It's full to the brim with gameplay, from the infuriating Mega Man 2 all the way through to the more recent efforts of Mega Man 9 and 10. Read More »

Watch a Japanese hypercar go from 0-60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds

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Because the Owl weighs just 860kg - about the same as a Lotus Elise - but boasts the equivalent of just under 900bhp and has four-wheel drive, its creators have one simple objective: accelerate from 0-62mph faster than any other supercar. Indeed, the only reason we even pay attention to 0-60 times is because it's the closest approximation to the 0-100 km/h standard used elsewhere in the world. Read More »

Bharti Airtel, HMD Global tie up for 4G phones

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However, unlike Nokia 3 , which has a 2.6 Ah battery, this one comes with a 4.1 Ah battery. Nokia 4 may not be launched in China as the number is considered unlucky there but HMD anyways didn't launch Nokia 3 or Nokia 5 in China. On the other hand, in terms of specifications, the smartphone sports a 5.3-inch IPS 2K display and uses Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. Connectivity options on the phone include 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / ... Read More »

View Image for Google Images extension for Firefox and Chrome

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On Feb. 9, Getty Images and Google announced that they had agreed to a multi-year global licensing partnership that gives Google the right to use Getty images in "various products and services". Google confirmed that the change is directly related to the Getty Images complaint. "RIP Google Images, 1998-2018, Cause of Death: Greed". While it is still possible to to do after the removal of the button on Google Images - users can still right-click on the image and select "open image in new ... Read More »

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

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The Winter Olympics will be continuing through February 25 with more events to be involved and many other Olympic champions to be named. The Republic of Korea has always been a powerhouse in short-track speed skating , while Yuna Kim won the country's first figure skating gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics , spurring more local interest in winter sports. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter

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Authorities have not described any specific motive, except to say that Cruz had been kicked out of the high school, which has about 3,000 students and serves an affluent suburb where the median home price is almost $600,000. When some goofy member of a white supremacist group-by the way, if you ever encounter a white supremacist, please hang on to him and give me a call, I've never met one-told news outlets that mass murderer Nikolas Cruz was a member of his organization, Democratic Party ... Read More »

A single character can crash your iPhone's messaging apps

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The only messaging apps that don't appear to be affected by the bug are Telegram and Skype. The bug itself involves sending an Indian language (Telugu) character to devices, and Apple's iOS Springboard will crash once the message has been received. Read More »

FBI Investigates YouTube Comment Possibly Linked To Florida Shooter

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The information then should have been forwarded to the FBI Miami Field Office, where appropriate investigative steps would have been taken. Last fall, the #FBI received a warning about a plausible school shooting threat from a YouTube user who has the same name as the suspect involved in the bloody massacre at the Parkland, Florida school [VIDEO ]. Read More »