Monday, 18 March 2019
Latest news
Home » Technology


Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor-level power


For 2019, Ford has upped the output of the Ford F-150 Limited's 3.5L EcoBoost V6 from 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque to a Raptor-matching 450 horses and 510 lb-ft. On the technology front, the latest F-150 Limited gains adaptive cruise control, pre-collision assist, active park assist, and lane keep assist as standard. Read More »

Fortnite: Flush Factory Treasure Map Battle Star Location


Head on over to Fatal Fields and you'll find a Treasure Map. Fortnite's week 3 challenges are now here which means another opportunity to earn some more precious XP. Another challenge involves shooting clay pigeons at different locations. If done correctly, the clay pigeon should launch into the air and all that's left is to shoot it down. Read More »

Google To Provide 10m Nigerians With Free WiFi


Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google's Nigeria Country Director, stated this in Lagos on Thursday at the second Google for Nigeria event. "Only 35 percent of Africans have access to the web, compared to 48 percent in Asia, 67 in Latin America, 85 in Europe and 95 in North America". Read More »

Japanese baby with major hair goes viral


Her mother posts the latest photos of her daughter's long locks, which she calls a " hair diary ". The account is called Chanko Baby - baby, and has already garnered almost 50 thousand subscribers, and each photo is gaining tens of thousands of likes. Read More »

YouTube Improves Its VR Experience With Updates To YouTube VR App


YouTube is one of the few places where one can go for their fix of VR videos. Here's a preview of the UI you can expect to see when in a shared space. The Man and Hayley Kiyoko as they prepare to take the stage, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of our other favorite musicians, through the VR180 Rockstar VR series. Read More »

Comcast shares rise on internet customer, profit growth

Short interest or otherwise called the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted is another data that investors use to get a handle on sentiment. The firm posted $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing analysts' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $22.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $22.74 billion. Read More »

Ninja Theory’s remarkable Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice gets full VR support next week

Hellblade won the most awards of the 2017 BAFTA Games Awards with five in all. Hellblade Sensua's Sacrifice is an action-adventure game developed by Ninja Theory for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It's a fan's dream come true! "The VR Edition has been created for very high-end PC VR set ups", Ninja Theory confirmed on Twitter . Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice comes from the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry . Read More »

The Slender Man movie is what nightmares are made of


HNN's Nick Banks has been chronicling the many release dates of the upcoming Slender Man movie for almost a year now, but it seems like Sony Pictures intends to finally stick with their planned theatrical debut on August 10th. But when one of the girls goes missing, they begin to suspect Slender Man might just in fact be real. Spanish actor Javier Botet plays Slender Man in the movie. Read More »

Sky's rise in subscribers see profits increase | Leadership


It said it saw customer growth of 39pc in the final three months, taking its total reach to more than 23 million households across Europe. While Fox presented a "unique opportunity", Comcast ultimately pulled back because executives didn't believe they could build enough shareholder value based on the price, Roberts said during the company's second quarter earnings call. Read More »

New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced


However, Capcom will be offering their fans a chance to switch it back to the old soundtrack but it will cost you a little more as the swap will only be offered with the Resident Evil 2 Deluxe Edition for now. Just like it protects your items in-game, it also protects the contents until you're ready to put them to good use. This file contains photos and files documenting events after the Raccoon City tragedy, and was filed away as a highly confidential document by the USA government. Read More »

State regulators move to order Charter out of NY


The state's public service commission said Friday that cable company Charter Communications ( CHTR ), which operates Spectrum, reneged on commitments it made when the state approved its merger with Time Warner Cable in 2016. But when it provided its next update in December, commission officials said Charter did not deserve credit for more than 18,000 households it said it had connected, in part because many of them appeared to be located in New York City and not a hard-to-reach, less densely ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks yet again, base variant may cost €1050


One of the major innovations on the Note 9 is expected to be its S Pen functions, which will reportedly get Bluetooth functionalities. As for the Galaxy Note 9 , it also leaked. In the latest tidbit about the phablet, images of three colour variants - Black, Brown and Blue - have been leaked online. The price of this variant will be much higher than the old Samsung flagships. Read More »

Idyllwild Fire in Riverside County California


A suspect has been arrested . 10 air tankers. 6 helicopters. The Carr Fire in Shasta County has almost tripled in size overnight and is threatening areas west of Redding, Cal Fire said. "Within a half-hour, the whole town was overwhelmed with flames", Joe Achtner, a 65-year-old carpenter and Idyllwild resident, told the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Amazon’s Posts Third Consecutive Quarter Of Billion-Plus Profits


The company also slowed hiring and is filling positions on growing teams through internal transfers, he said. It marked the third consecutive quarter that Amazon has topped $1 billion in profit, a remarkable feat for a company once known for investing so much in its business that it often lost money. Read More »

Fortnite Android to Be Exclusive to Samsung Galaxy Note 9


Bringing the two together makes ideal sense, and considering the specs we're expecting for the Galaxy Note 9 (Snapdragon 845, 4,000mAh battery, etc), the game will probably run and look great on Samsung's new hardware. According to a source of 9to5Google, when Fortnite launches for Android this year, it may be an exclusive for Samsung devices, the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 to be specific, for 30 days. Read More »

Local firefighters headed south to assist with fire in Riverside County

More than 700 firefighters are battling that blaze, which has scorched 4,700 acres and is only 5% contained, officials with the San Bernardino National Forest said. The Cranston Fire is under Unified Command between the USFS San Bernardino National Forest, CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department, Idyllwild Fire Protection District and the Riverside County Sheriffs Office. Read More »

Nikon mirrorless camera: First details official


One of the things we do know is that a new mount adapter is being developed for the new mirrorless camera. Using the Nikon-FX sensor, the mirrorless camera will feature a new mount while maintaining backwards compatibility. The shift to a new lens mount is no surprise, as this provides Nikon's engineers with a blank canvas to work with. "Soon, Nikon users will have two industry-leading camera systems to choose from, giving consumers the choice to enjoy the unique values that each system ... Read More »

Intel Core i9-9900K, i7-9700K, and i5-9600K specs leaked


For desktop processors, the i7 branding denotes chips with hyperthreading enabled, running two threads on each core. i5-branded parts had the same number of cores but with hyperthreading disabled. Like the Core i9-9900K, both the 9th generation Core i7 and Core i5 CPUs will have the same TDP of 95W. Previously, we've heard a wealth of rumors and speculation crop up about the Core i9-9900K with its 8-core 16-thread design reaching a 4.7GHz boost clock across all cores. Read More »

Samsung has just developed an "unbreakable" OLED screen


In comparison, flexible OLED panels in the market now make use of glass window which can easily shatter on impact. Certified by Underwriters Laboratories (an official OSHA testing company), the panel not only meets military standard for drop and shock tests but also surpasses them. Read More »

April the Giraffe is pregnant with her fifth calf


Tajiri and the newest calf will share the same father. This will also be April's second pregnancy at Animal Adventure Park . "April's prior pregnancy facilitated an immeasurable amount of education and appreciation for giraffes". The park continues to stream video of April and her family. Tajiri -Swahili for "hope" - was born on April 15, 2017 at just under 130 pounds and more than 5 feet tall. Read More »

First Qualcomm mmWave Antenna Could Make Ultra-Fast Gigabit 5G a Reality


Qualcomm believes that it has solved a serious barrier to the deployment of 5G technology with its new Qualcomm QTM052 mmWave antenna and Qualcomm QPM56xx sub-6 GHz RF module families. With the advancements, he added, mobile 5G networks and devices - especially smartphones - are ready for large-scale commercialization. If I was a betting man I would imagine that Barcelona Mobile World Congress in late February 2019 will be the place to see the first 5G phones. Read More »

Steam's upgraded chat client is now available to everyone


Bottom line: Steam's new chat system is finally available to everyone after completing its beta phase. Software distribution giant Valve has announced a major upgrade to the built-in chat functionality in Steam, available on both the web-based and native client variants of the tool. Read More »

Apple’s iPhones are slower than Samsung and Google’s devices in internet speeds


Another one revived talks of the missing headphone socket. The company revealed that iPhone 8 , 8 Plus and iPhone X lag behind Samsung and Google's latest devices. The Galaxy S9 + followed suit with 38.4 Mbps from 169,000 tests. However, Ookla has not provided comparison data between the modem processor and Qualcomm X20 X16 slot which is used in some versions of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X. Read More »

Apple issues thermal throttling fix for 2018 MacBook Pros


That's because the chip automatically downgraded its performance to avoid heat damage. Apple has incorporated Lee's tests into its own documentation and said in a statement that its original claims about its products should be true for all models with the fix in place. Read More »

The Latest Galaxy Watch Leak Came From Samsung Itself


No information is given about the device, so we don't know what specs to expect but if we can guess, Snapdragon 845 chipset should be in charge and some kind of a high refresh rate display for that buttery-smooth gameplay. After a myriad of Galaxy Note 9 and S10 leaks over the past month, Samsung accidentally added to the pile by listing its next smartwatch on the USA website. Read More »

Google reveals how it stopped phishing attacks for good


A Google representative told Krebs on Security that security keys are used for all account access at the company. Google attributes its success to products called security keys, or USB devices that you need in addition to a password to log in to a protected account . Read More »

Nintendo Sues ROM Sites for Copyright Infringement


Nintendo , of course, claims that Mathias is guilty of copyright and trademark infringement for offering ROMs of its classic games, stating in its complaint that both sites are "built nearly entirely on the brazen and mass-scale infringement of Nintendo's intellectual property rights". Read More »