• Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018
Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018

However, the Olympic games are not meant to score or rank countries against one another - they are meant to bring athletes and teams from around the world together to compete regardless of nationality. In these moments, I sometimes even feel compelled to place my hand over my heart - as soon as I've put down the hedgehog and toenail clippers. "We...

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  • MWC 2018: what to expect
MWC 2018: what to expect

The prices have not been confirmed but there is more bad news to add to that first report about the higher prices. Running Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box, it will include an internal storage of 128GB, and no microSD card. The smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the USA and China, while the Samsung Exynos 98...

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  • Ultra HD Support Soon on Xbox One and Xbox One S
Ultra HD Support Soon on Xbox One and Xbox One S

The Indian government's decision to increase customs duty was announced during the Union Budget 2018. On Friday Gammill wrote that Xbox Insiders owning Xbox One X or Xbox One S consoles would be " pleasantly surprised very soon ", with regard to 1440p support.

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  • Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S9
Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S9

Marketing material highlighting the variable aperture . Reputed tipster Evan Blass took this to his Twitter handle in order to showcase a new Titanium Gray variant which is anticipated to launch with the Galaxy S9 device. Spec-wise, the S9 is expected to look pretty similar to the S8. When it comes to the Galaxy S9's pricing and release,...

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  • Abrahamson: Lindsey Vonn shows how to win bronze
Abrahamson: Lindsey Vonn shows how to win bronze

The 33-year-old had been looking to repeat her downhill triumph from Vancouver 2010. From Dragon's Back onwards, her pace was impressive, and she easily outpaced Tina Weirather (LIE), then in top spot, with Vonn still to ski. This is set to be the last Games for Vonn, who hung on for a third Olympic medal after being 0.47 secs slower than Goggia....

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  • Louisville must vacate 2013 basketball title, NCAA denies appeal
Louisville must vacate 2013 basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case. Louisville sent a 68-page appeal to the NCAA on August 11, in which it said college sports' governing body imposed "Draconian" penalties and ignored the school's self-imposed pun...

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  • Samsung Unveils World's Largest 2.5-inch SSD With 30.72TB of Storage
Samsung Unveils World's Largest 2.5-inch SSD With 30.72TB of Storage

In addition to the doubled capacity, performance levels have risen significantly and are almost twice that of Samsung's previous generation high-capacity SAS SSD. "Managing all the DRAM and flash with a single controller is almost impossible within the required thermal envelope of a 2.5" device, so Samsung spread the task out among nine different...

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  • Push Notifications Ending For Windows 7.5 and 8.0
Push Notifications Ending For Windows 7.5 and 8.0

Once the company halts push notifications, live tiles and the Find My Phone feature will not work. Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 were introduced in 2011 and 2012 respectively, but since then Microsoft has seen its market share in the mobile phone operating system market plummet - dropping to just 0.1% in the first quarter of 2017, according to analys...

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  • Amazon gives Prime members perk at Whole Foods
Amazon gives Prime members perk at Whole Foods

These rewards will be the same as if they were to shop on Amazon, which means that eligible Prime members will receive a flat 5% bonus on all purchases made at Whole Foods. Other card benefits include no annual fee, no foreign transaction fees when traveling or when cross-border shopping, travel protection, 24/7 concierge service and zero fraud li...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 rumour roundup: Everything you need to know
Samsung Galaxy S9 rumour roundup: Everything you need to know

Samsung is gearing up to announce its next-generation Galaxy Tab at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona later this month. The units will be going to witness a 3000mAh and 3500mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging in additional features.

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  • Windows 10 is getting an 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users
Windows 10 is getting an 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users

MICROSOFT HAS announced a new super-turbo-ultra-in-yo-face mode for Windows 10 , for when high performance is just not high enough. "This new policy builds on the current High-Performance policy, and it goes a step further to eliminate micro-latencies associated with fine grained power management techniques", wrote Microsoft's head of Wind...

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  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes south, central Mexico
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes south, central Mexico

The epicentre was close to a surfer resort on the Pacific coast in the southern state of Oaxaca and had a depth of 15.3 miles (24.6 km), according to the US Geological Survey. Tremors from the quake were reportedly felt as far away as Guatemala. Crowds of people gathered on Mexico City's central Reforma Avenue as well as on streets in Oaxaca ...

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  • Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1 Android Phones Revealed In Leaked Renders
Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1 Android Phones Revealed In Leaked Renders

Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus smartphones have been leaked in new images ahead of the Mobile world Congress (MWC) launch. According to famous tipster Evan Blass , who revealed these images on his Twitter account also uncover the phones' rumoured specifications .

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  • Japanese speed skater in first Olympics doping case
Japanese speed skater in first Olympics doping case

Saito, 21, had been due to compete in the second heat of the men's 5000-metre relay on Wednesday. Saito did not race in any event before the test result from a pre-competition sample was confirmed. "I have no motive to use this substance nor do I have anything to gain by using this substance". The team chief said it was "inexplicable" how the a...

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  • Galaxy S9 features stereo speakers, 3D emoji 'more advanced' than iPhone X
Galaxy S9 features stereo speakers, 3D emoji 'more advanced' than iPhone X

THE GALAXY NOTE 9 won't be the first Samsung smartphone to pack an in-screen fingerprint scanner, according to reports . Last year, the rumor mill claimed that the Galaxy S8 would get an optical fingerprint reader. While Google has had its fair share of missteps in design , Samsung's set of emojis are so confusing that they often e...

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  • You have another chance to play 'Sea of Thieves' this weekend
You have another chance to play 'Sea of Thieves' this weekend

Sea of Thieves launches on March 20 on Xbox One and Windows 10. Welcome to the VB PC Gaming Community! You can read the full post on the Sea of Thieves site . Xbox Insiders and and closed beta participants can partake in the stress tests, which Rare will use to get feedback on the game's server capabilities and identify areas for improvem...

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  • Will iOS 12 Be the iPhone's Snow Leopard?
Will iOS 12 Be the iPhone's Snow Leopard?

In prior years, Apple has, along side the new iPhone, released an iOS which is assigned "tentpole features" to help in the company's marketing of the phone. A person familiar with the matter said that Apple's primary software guy Craig Federighi outlined the new strategy last month, thus corroborating what previous reports have claimed.

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  • Apple HomePod: Space Gray outpaces White in sales
Apple HomePod: Space Gray outpaces White in sales

Until we see the numbers, it can't be said with much certainty if the company had limited stock or Homepod was in high demand. Heck, it even made me sign up for Apple Music again, because‚ well, Apple forced me to. But here's the gist: First, the device is "built like a tank". The Echo, meanwhile, has one tweeter in the center of the device. The ...

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  • England face tri-series elimination after 12-run defeat by New Zealand
England face tri-series elimination after 12-run defeat by New Zealand

Williamson starred alongside Martin Guptill with the bat as New Zealand posted an imposing 196 for 5. Captain Kane Williamson led from the front with an innings of 72 off 46 balls against England . New Zealand are also without a win in the tournament after their opening defeat against Australia in Sydney. England needed 48 runs in the l...

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  • Sea of Thieves on PC Requirements Detailed
Sea of Thieves on PC Requirements Detailed

The assertion doesn't carry over into microtransactions, sadly. The reason for this, according to Rare, is that it encourages players to connect more to the character that's put in front of them, instead of trying to implement themselves into the game - a rather neat idea, to say the least.

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