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You Can Now Download Overwatch League Mobile App for Android and iOS

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Twitch will be "the worldwide third-party digital provider" for all aspects of the Overwatch League including pre-season play, regular season games, playoffs and championship matches. It is not yet announced as to when these features will be available. The Overwatch League is set to kick off on Wednesday, January 10, with a battle between San Francisco Shock and Los Angeles Valiant kicking off the inaugural season. Read More »

Intel has announced 802.11ax chipsets for faster Wi-Fi

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Even when certification for 802.11ax arrives in 2019, it will still be a little while before we will be able to take advantage of it. "Celeno´s Everest solution leverages upon the newly introduced capabilities of the 802.11ax standard including downlink and uplink MU-OFDMA, downlink and uplink MU-MIMO, as well as 802.11ax higher order 1024 QAM modulation, while leveraging Celeno´s unique AX.Lâ"¢ technology to introduce a superior, cost optimized, 4.8Gbps performance. Read More »

CES 2018 : Vivo Displays Fingerprint Scanner On Smartphone Display

These fingerprint sensors can be embedded inside the display and will be scratch-proof as well waterproof. The company has teased a phone with minimal bezels and an under-display fingerprint sensor. Since vivo can now utilize the under display fingerprint sensor, that means they can nearly maximize the front screen fully and rumours have it that it's measured 6.43-inch. Read More »

Vuzix targets mass market with new Blade AR glasses

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And at CES 2018, Brilliant announced that it's integrating Amazon's "Display Cards" - an extension of the Alexa API that lets third party devices with screens show the same visual results that you'd get with an Echo Show - into the Brilliant Control , essentially letting users get the same sort of visual, interactive experience to queries as they would on Amazon's own hardware. Read More »

Beardsley meets with Newcastle over bullying claims

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It later emerged accusations had also been made by other players against Beardsley, who has been in his present position since 2009. Saturday morning sees worrying claims that Peter Beardsley has been accused of a sustained campaign of bullying against one young Newcastle player. Read More »

WPA3 Set to Secure Public Wi-Fi Networks in 2018

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To intercept the data the attacker would perform a key reinstallation attack , which is how it got the name of " KRACK ". The problems exposed by KRACK were patched, although issues with DEAUTH attacks and other weaknesses remain. He cited the key reinstallation vulnerability , or KRACK , identified by security researcher Mathy Vanhoef a year ago, and said that WFA "immediately rolled into the Wi-Fi certification program, checks to ensure that devices do not exhibit that ... Read More »

Honor 7X to get a red colour variant and facial unlock function

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In a press release issued yesterday (via GSMArena ), Honor has said that the latest in its low-priced X line, the Honor 7X , will soon receive facial recognition and unlocking functionality. The smartphone also gets a 2.5D glass on top for added protection. The phone is offered in two storage options - 32GB or 64GB internal storage - but the RAM remains uniform. Read More »

Android Nougat Now Running on 26.3 Percent of Active Devices: Google

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A working version of the Xposed Framework for Android 8 .0 Oreo is now available. But what if you do not own a Pixel or a Nexus phone, and are still waiting for the Oreo update to hit your device? As it turns out, .5% of those phones were powered by Android 8.0 and.2% had Android 8.1 installed. Read More »

JBL launches line of around-ear, on-ear, & in-ear headphones w

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At this year's electronics show in Vegas, JBL refreshed its Bluetooth speaker lineup by introducing three new models: the JBL Xtreme 2, the JBL Clip 3, and the JBL GO 2. The first is the Everest 110GA, which has an in-ear design and is priced at $99.95. This model offers a few more color options too, including Gunmetal, Mountain Silver, Copper Brown, and Rocky Purple. Read More »

TCL 4K HDR Roku TVs get Dolby Vision, Roku Assistant, contrast zones

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This means that you can tell the TCL Roku Smart Sound Bar to turn on the TV and on the TV will turn, regardless of what kind of TV you have. This product will take advantage of the Roku OS to deliver a superb entertainment experience. Other features that span the series include 802.11ac WiFi, Ethernet, a trio of HDMI 2.0a ports, wide color with NBP Photon tech, and what TCL describes as an "advanced remote". Read More »

Lenovo's Refreshed ThinkPad X1 Line Brings Dolby Vision HDR and Amazon Alexa

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Lenovo is bringing Amazon's Alexa smart assistant to the ThinkPad to the new X1 line this year. The revamped version is super light, with light chassis built with Carbon fiber. The notebook can be equipped with up to 8 generation Intel Core i7 processors and up to 16GB of LPDDR3 memory . The latest Lenovo Pen Pro technology comes with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity. Read More »

ASUS Republic of Gamers unveils latest gaming lineup at CES 2018

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ROG Strix GL12 and all upcoming ROG desktops and laptops will feature Aura Sync to enable gamers to synchronize lighting effects with supported keyboards, mice, headphones and other accessories. The ROG Strix Flare is an RGB backlit mechanical gaming keyboard that uses Cherry MX RGB switches. First up is the ROG Aura Terminal , a four-channel addressable RGB controller that works with Aura Sync and the company's new ROG Halo technology. Read More »

Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America

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A 32GB version of the ZenFone Max Plus is scheduled to launch in the United States in February for a rather reasonable $229 (about £170). At CES 2018 the company announced that it will also arrive to the USA and Canada. Up front, the device flaunts an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Sure, it might not be quite as capacious as ASUS' own ZenFone 3 Zoom from a year ago, but that battery is still bigger than any you'd find in a normal flagship phone. Read More »

The BlackBerry KEYone is getting a bronze makeover

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There is one more catch: BlackBerry Mobile only intends to sell the Bronze Edition outside the U.S., specifically in certain markets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. While it is unclear what these new smartphones will be or offer, one thing for certain is that they are going to be smartphones which place a focus on their security benefits. Read More »

Microsoft confirms AMD Meltdown, Spectre patch crashes

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If you own an AMD system and Windows 10 is telling you to update, perhaps hold off on that for another week or so, otherwise your system may enter an unbootable state. Users have taken to Microsoft's support forums to complain they are no longer able to start their PCs. Hence until the security update gets fixed for Windows PCs with affected AMD chips, they can not be updated to receive the latest protections. Read More »

Here's how January looks for Assassin's Creed Origins

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Trial of Gods will also make a comeback in 2018. The first DLC for Assassin's Creed Origins ( our vote for best open world game of 2017 ) is due out this month. The expansion will introduce a new story, full of new locales and characters, as well as raise the level cap from 40 to 45. Players will also be able to fight Anubis and Sobek, from January 9-16 and January 23-30 respectively. Read More »

Apple's Safari update protects devices from Spectre flaw

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Those of you who use iOS want to update to version 11.2.2 (check under Settings General Software Update ). Last week , Alphabet Inc's Google and other security researchers disclosed two major chip flaws , one called Meltdown affecting only Intel Corp chips and one called Spectre, that left computing devices vulnerable to hackers. Read More »

CES 2018: Dell, HP & Samsung Windows 10 Laptops Debut

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The new HP ENVY x2 is a premium detachable powered by Intel and Windows 10 that gives you versatility, performance, and long battery in a thin, light, and durable design. Like the Snapdragon model, this Intel version supports Windows Ink . It will hold up to 256 GB PCIe SSD for mass storage needs. The device runs on Windows 10 Home operating system and delivers battery backup of up to 15 hours. Read More »

Apple to issue fix for iPhones, Macs at risk from chip bug

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The vulnerabilities can be found in a number of computing products released in the last two decades. The information security industry was rocked last week when two security flaws were discovered , dubbed " Spectre " and " Meltdown ", which originated from chips made by Intel and ARM . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9 Plus RAM and Storage Variants Leak

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ will offer a little more in terms of storage too. Samsung is gearing up to launch its flagship phones for the year - Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. Even so, the new handsets will become available only a little later, possibly in March. The same isn't true about the standard Galaxy S9 though. Based on other leaks, Samsung has also moved the fingerprint sensor below the camera module. Read More »

Hackers are already targeting the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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Hackers have already begun targeting the Pyeongchang Olympic Games with malware-infected e-mail which may be aimed at stealing passwords or financial information, researchers said. The latest malicious attachment is a Word document written in Korean that asks users to enable content. Analysis of the implant suggests its objective is to establish an encrypted channel to the attacker's server - with the PowerShell implant set to automatically start daily at 2am in order to carry out scheduled ... Read More »

Will fixing Facebook 'fix' things for everyone or just Facebook?

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And during the company's earnings call in November, Zuckerberg warned investors that Facebook's investments in security to prevent abusive of its platform would hurt profitability. Not only has the company seen trust in its brand suffer , but any talk of Zuck (or Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg) standing a chance as a presidential contender in 2020 has shut down . Read More »

Samsung will add Bixby to its 2018 smart TVs

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For those not familiar with Bixby , it is Samsung's answer to Siri, Alexa, .Cortana. "Since Family Hub's introduction in 2016, consumers have embraced it as their home's digital command center to help manage food, family and fun". As an example of something you can do with Bixby on your fridge, users can ask, "What's new?" and get tailored responses featuring upcoming calendar events, weather information, news, and more. Read More »

CES 2018: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 To Power Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset

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In a blog post, Oculus called Xiaomi's product "a VR headset based on Oculus technology exclusively for the Chinese market" and said the device will support Oculus's mobile software developer kit. That makes it one of the cheapest VR solutions on the market, as it doesn't require a phone or a PC. However, he did point out the Oculus Go could be the most accessible VR headset in the world due to its starting price tag of Dollars 199 (about RM 796). Read More »

Turn your real Christmas tree into plant bedding

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Don't let your tree be part of the enormous amount of yard waste created if these trees are not reused or mulched. But don't turn into a grinch, you can tree-cycle your fir. All residents that drop by on the 13th can pick up seedlings, as well as vegetable and flower seeds, while our supplies last. Be sure to remove all stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments before putting the tree out for collection. Read More »

Alabama Crimson Tide slight favorite against Georgia

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Because both teams teams are in the same conference, many college football fans on the West Coast, MidWest, and in virtually every other part of the USA aside from the South East, will have less interest in watching the game. "I don't know that it's an advantage", Smart said. The Bulldogs found that comfort zone against Oklahoma , rushing on more than half of their plays but throwing at key moments. Read More »

Sennheiser's new lightweight wireless Bluetooth earbuds are just $99

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Generally, when you think of audiophile headphones, closed-back designs don't leap to mind as the best option. The Sennheiser HD 820 is a luxury headphone with a closed back made of Gorilla Glass. One is a wraparound Bluetooth earbud called Sennheiser CX 6.00BT, created to compete with Apple's Beat-X in-ear headphones. There are four different tip sizes to ensure proper fit for different ears. Read More »

Monster Hunter World is Incredibly Small; File Size Revealed

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This takes place less than a week before the full release of the game on January 26 for the PS4 and the Xbox One. Monster Hunter World will be released for PS4 and Xbox One on January 26, 2018. Considering how vast the game is, and just how gorgeous it looks, this is a considerably small size. They will be releasing a starter edition PS4 bundle with the game in Japan, but there's no word yet on a Western release. Read More »