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Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

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Facebook has named Adam Mosseri , a 10-year veteran of the social network who started as a product designer in 2008, as the new head of Instagram . He has apparently been well-received and is on good terms with the company's founders as well. In his blog post, Systrom praised Mosseri's "strong design background and a focus on craft and simplicity - as well as a deep understanding of the importance of community". Read More »

Samsung set to release silver-colored Galaxy Note 9

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Let's see some more details on it and how does the new Intel-powered iPhone XS duo stack up against Qualcomm Android devices. The test was conducted in good signal conditions and saw a significant increase in LTE performance on the XS. The difference between the three phones gets slimmer as the cellular signals get weaker. Then, we have the iPhone XS Max, which starts at $1,099 and is Apple's Plus version of the iPhone X form factor. Read More »

Honor 8X to arrive in India on October 16

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Ever since launch, the Honor Play has received a software update that brought features such as "4D Smart Shock" and customised vibrations to enhance the mobile gaming experience and aid the GPU Turbo technology on the Honor Play that is supposed to be a gaming-focused smartphone, as marketed in the Chinese market. Read More »

WhatsApp reportedly working to bring ads to iOS

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It is not a secret that ever since Facebook acquired WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion, it has been keen to create some form of a revenue stream, though it has not been successful yet. Shortly after that, Zuckerberg's company was shaken by the scandal involving the leakage of user data from Cambridge Analytica. Another way to show you ads is getting data from Facebook, which is a much more easier option and if your profile is connected with the same number you use on WhatsApp that ... Read More »

Nationwide emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday

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The TV and radio alert has been tested for several years. The message will read: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System ". It is a part of FEMA's system to warn citizens in cases of national emergencies . No can do. You'll likely receive the message automatically, unless your phone is turned off, you're not close enough to a cell tower or your wireless provider doesn't participate in WEA. Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Out Now for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One

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The Car Pass add-on enables players to get two new cars per week over a 21-week period once the game launches. For example, the game is showcasing a new system based around seasons, which gives the backdrop of the United Kingdom's great landscapes and monuments a flair as you race around fall puddles and through wintertime ice. Read More »

New black Microsoft Surface devices seemingly confirmed

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In terms of pricing, Microsoft has reportedly lowered the prices of the Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6. Indian Express , citing a Vietnamese website which uploaded an unboxing video of the soon-to-be-launched Surface Pro 6, reported the leak. Read More »

BMW 3-series unveiled

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The standard layout combines a 5.7-inch digital instrument screen and 8.8-inch infotainment display. For one, the vehicle is roomier and will offer, for instance, more shoulder and elbow room in the front seats and increased visibility for the people in the back. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 New Gameplay Trailer To Be Shared Today

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The first official gameplay video for Red Dead Redemption 2 gave us a look at the new gang system, the hubs, the ecosystem and the eye-wateringly awesome graphics. Rockstar's trailer takes the more traditional route by scoring a headshot on the enemy though, so we don't get to see any animation that would ensue should a player choose to target the vital in question. Read More »

OnePlus 6T Has Edge To Edge Display, Reveals Official Teaser

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OnePlus Karbon bumper case OnePlus 6T - 31.95 Euro (roughly Rs 2690) OnePlus Sandstone protective case - 21.95 Euro (roughly Rs 1850) OnePlus Karbon protective case - 26.95 Euro (roughly Rs 2,270) OnePlus 6T : What we know so far OnePlus is likely to launch OnePlus 6T globally on October 17 . Read More »

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update will improve camera quality

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If you were waiting for the new Galaxy Watch , now is the time to act. It is faster and more energy efficient than last year's A11. The larger iPhone XS costs £100 more. Snapping pictures from a distance with the S-Pen is now possible, Controlling media playback, using it to cycle through presentation slides, air commands, peeking at apps, and more. Read More »

Google Maps gains commuter tab, Apple Music integration

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Not only that, if you have Google Play Music , Spotify or Apple Music then you can control playback directly from Google Maps. On the navigation screen in Google Maps app , you will see the music controls at the bottom with previous, next and pause buttons. Read More »

Google’s Project Stream wants to stream Assassin’s Creed in your browser

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The search engine giant also unveiled new tools for game developers in March, challenging technology rivals including Amazon's Twitch for a bigger slice of the lucrative game streaming industry. "When streaming TV or movies, consumers are comfortable with a few seconds of buffering at the start, but streaming high-quality games requires latency measured in milliseconds, with no graphic degradation", project manager Catherine Hsiao wrote in the announcement. Read More »

Google may pay $9 bn to remain Apples default search engine

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Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. Google's prominence in mobile Safari , though, isn't a benefit Apple bestows upon the search giant free of charge. It seems like a hefty price to pay , but with Safari being the default browser on iPhone, iPads, and Macs-and Google continuing to generate a great deal of revenue from its original search engine business-the Goldman Sachs report finds the payments to be a fraction of the money it ends up making. Read More »

Apple iPhone XS & XS Max Now Available in India, But Who’s Buying?

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This means, you can get the iPhone XS 64GB for RM4,489.20 instead of RM4,988 while the iPhone XS Max 512GB can be yours at RM6,559.20 instead of RM7,288. They also feature two ways to charge, with both wired support with the Lightning port, and Qi wireless charging. IPhone XS has a rating of IP68 (maximum depth of two metres in water up to 30 minutes) and is splash, water, and dust resistant (a ideal companion for the Indian weather). Read More »

Paytm Mall offers exchange bonus to iPhone XS, XS Max buyers

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Indeed, the smoothing effect on selfies taken with iPhone XS phones is reminiscent of the "beauty modes" from phones like Samsung's line of Galaxy phones. It features an 8-core neural engine, a 4-core Apple designed GPU, and a 6-core CPU featuring two high-performance cores and four power-efficient cores. Read More »

Minecraft Village and Pillage Update Announced

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The update will also bring eleven new Villagers to the world of Minecraft , including the Librarian, Butcher, Cleric Cartographer, Leatherworker, Fletcher, Shepherd, Farmer, Fisher, Armorer, Toolsmith, and Weaponsmith. The Village and Pillage update adds some needed goal to the villages, so this might be what gets me back into the game. "Fight or flee through canyons, swamps and - of course - mines!" Minecraft: Dungeons represents the latest step from Mojang to branch Minecraft off into ... Read More »

LG teases LG V40 ThinQ ahead of October 3 launch

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The main feature of the device was the presence of five cameras: two on the front side and three on the back. In the front part, it would seem that the sensors of the cameras are apparently mounted inside the phone, so as to be flush with the surface and ensure greater comfort. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface is once again recommended by Consumer Reports

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Specifically, the Surface Pro, the Surface Laptop and the Surface Book 2 now score high enough to be recommended. According to a Slashgear report about the leak from Vietnamese site Tinthe.vn, that's not going to come with the Surface Pro 6 even though Microsoft has already brought that port to the Surface Book 2 and the Surface Go . Read More »

Andrew Lincoln May Be Returning to 'The Walking Dead' to Direct

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The second episode of the game's final season was just released, but new sales are on pause until the studio comes up with some kind of plan for finishing the remaining episodes (if they are able to). The lawsuit states that Telltale Games violated both the federal and California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. Assuming you haven't been living under a rock, you are most likely aware of the fact that Telltale Games is closing its doors , leaving many of its ... Read More »

Google Maps lets you and your friends vote on where to go

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The update is available starting today on iOS and Android . That's where Maps' new group planning tool comes into play. They could individually add places to a shortlist, but that was it. Your one friend needs vegan options, another person is gluten-free, you're craving pho, and 20 group texts later, no one can agree. We'll keep an ear to the ground for more Google Maps updates, so stay tuned. Read More »

The Fallout 76 BETA Dates Have Been Revealed

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Once you have your code on hand, you can hit up Bethesda .net and login or create an account; then you'll hop over to the FAQ page here and enter your beta code . Because that's the best way put all our systems to the test and see how they respond. It features a TV broadcast in which Ron Perlman once again informs us that "war never changes", just as he's been doing for the past two decades. Read More »

IPhone XS Max costs $443 in components, sells for $1099

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When you receive an incoming call, iOS 12 lets you know which SIM the call is coming through and the Call History screen also shows which SIM was used for each call. If you eBay it, unlocked will get more bids. The Xs Max is the same as the Xs, just "plus size" as the name suggests. It wasn't specifically mentioned, but it seems like the iPhone XS will replace the X (they are outwardly identical). Read More »

Realme 2 Pro launched - Snapdragon 660, up to 8GB RAM & more

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The Soc is paired with 4/6/8GB RAm options and 32/64/128GB internal storage . Internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB, and it supports the expansion of memory via microSD card slot (up to 256GB). The device sports a unibody design with glossy finish at the back and is available in Blue and Black colours. Given this setup, the Realme 2 Pro is expected to perform mundane tasks effortlessly and will also be able to take up some resource-intensive applications and multitasking ... Read More »

Oculus Quest standalone VR headset announced

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The device was unveiled at the Oculus Connect 5 ( OC5 ) conference in San Jose, California, and is due to launch in spring 2019, priced at US$399, with a slated line-up of 50 launch titles . That leaves the Rift, the same headset we've been gaming on for over two and half years, as the only tethered PC gaming VR headset from Oculus for the immediate future. Read More »

Twitter sounds off after Meghan Markle closes her own door

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When Markle arrived, sans husband Harry , at her first solo event in London on Tuesday, she stepped out of a black auto and did something few in her position have done before: she closed the door behind her. She also met and spoke with some of the artists who created the work. Honestly, they're so cute, so it's not hard to see why she's re-wear them. It obviously won't include any diamonds handed down from Princess Diana or personally designed by Prince Harry himself, but the ... Read More »

OnePlus 6T renders show off waterdrop notch, but no headphone jack

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First spotted by MySmartPrice on Chinese news site Weibo , the leaked invite comes with a tagline "Unlock the speed" along with a statement that OnePlus will hold off an exclusive launch event on October 17th in India. OnePlus will also be offering the new Bullets Type-C earphones alongside the OnePlus 6T for Rs 1,499. If the images are to believed then one thing is for sure that OnePlus plans to opt for a wireless design which explains the missing headphone jack . Read More »

Samsung unveils triple rear camera phone

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The highlight of the Galaxy A7 is its triple-camera system at the back. Samsung Galaxy J8 Plus comes with a 6-inch display at a resolution of 720×1480 pixels and an 18:5:9 aspect ratio. Samsung has also added Emoji features along with several camera mode. The internal memory mentioned above is expandable up to 512GB with the use of a microSD card. Read More »