• Google Home Max is now available for $399 at select retailers
Google Home Max is now available for $399 at select retailers

Currently, the Google Home Max can't be used as a sound bar for your TV, but it is a highly requested feature that the company is exploring, according to Digital Trends . Not surprisingly, Amazon isn't on this list and likely won't be anytime soon. It also comes with 0.7 Inch custom tweeters. You can pair one Max with another, as well as with al...

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  • Facebook Messenger Introduces World Effects, Augmented Reality 3D Objects
Facebook Messenger Introduces World Effects, Augmented Reality 3D Objects

The company recently introduced a new feature on Messenger called World Effects, an augmented reality feature that drops 3D objects into your surroundings. "For example, add a 3D heart floating over someone's head and then try panning your phone's camera from side to side". Facebook has encountered some stumbling blocks in its quest for AR.

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  • Apple Releases iOS 11.2.1 with Home App Remote Access Fix
Apple Releases iOS 11.2.1 with Home App Remote Access Fix

Apple's latest iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 updates are now available for download. This would then let them control smart home accessories within the framework such as locks and garage door openers. These seem to be routine bugfixes though the Apple HomePod 11.2.5 beta has also been spotted - the speaker won't be available till next year. You wo...

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  • Google Assistant comes to tablets and smartphones running Android Lollipop
Google Assistant comes to tablets and smartphones running Android Lollipop

Moreover, users in Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil and Korea will also be getting the Assistant on their phones. Slates running Android Nougat (7.0) and Android Marshmallow (6.0) will receive an update allowing users to access the feature.

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  • Apple's $5000 iMac Pro Goes on Sale Later This Week
Apple's $5000 iMac Pro Goes on Sale Later This Week

The 27-inch iMac will start at $4,999. Apple is offering "ballpark prices" for configurations, although no figures have been offered other than the already known $4,999 entry price. It seems as if the iMac Pro is still targeted to creative professionals, with the capabilities to handle high-performance tasks like easy editing of 3D graphics and...

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  • Twitter officially launches 'threads,' a new feature for easily posting tweetstorms
Twitter officially launches 'threads,' a new feature for easily posting tweetstorms

The feature will roll out via an app update. Now, with the Threads feature, Twitter has made it much easier to share and read extended tweets. It's a curious sentiment considering Twitter users have been clamoring for years for some kind of edit function and have yet to receive it , but we digress.

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  • Nintendo Switch Sales Hit 10 Million Units Worldwide
Nintendo Switch Sales Hit 10 Million Units Worldwide

Firstly, the game has seen a regular and solid line of top titles released. You could be playing Game of the Year victor The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild but home on your television but have to head to the airport to catch your flight.

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  • Nokia 6 2018 (TA-1054) launch imminent with TENAA certification
Nokia 6 2018 (TA-1054) launch imminent with TENAA certification

Nokia's upcoming smartphone Nokia 6 (2018 version) has been recently spotted on TENNA . The resemblance is somehow undeniable, considering that the upcoming Nokia handset also has very thin top and bottom bezels and a curved edge-to-edge display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.

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  • Geminids meteor shower set to peak Wednesday night
Geminids meteor shower set to peak Wednesday night

For stargazers and the general public, the Geminid meteor shower is important for being not only the last major meteor shower of the year but also one of the most impressive. "The darker the night sky, the better", he added. Since meteor showers are named after the location of the radiant, the Geminid got its name because the radiant is in th...

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  • Google's new experimental Storyboard app turns your videos into comic strips
Google's new experimental Storyboard app turns your videos into comic strips

This app experiment is available for both Android and iOS , and it works by automating the self-taking process. The Google Research team is testing new concepts for mobile photography editing apps - what it endearingly calls " appsperiments " - on the heels of its take on Instagram 's and Microsoft 's Hyperlapse editing software called ...

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  • Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars
Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars

US President Donald Trump authorised the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr.to "lead an innovative space exploration programme to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars" during a White House signing ceremony.

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  • Sharpen Your Weapons. SoulCalibur 6 Has Been Announced
Sharpen Your Weapons. SoulCalibur 6 Has Been Announced

Our arena was our playground and there was no better time to do so as players created their characters, customized their characters, and even their fighting styles. Soulcalibur VI's teaser trailer lasts just over a minute, and shows Mitsurugi battling Sophitia throughout the clip with Nightmare's sword throw in to add a little darkness.

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  • Bayonetta 3 will be a Switch exclusive, Nintendo reveals
Bayonetta 3 will be a Switch exclusive, Nintendo reveals

In addition to the Bayonetta 3 teaser, Nintendo also announced that both Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch in a digital bundle on February 16 . Europe is getting a similar package, but it appears the original Bayonetta won't be included physically, but as a download from the Nintendo eShop.

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  • Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill
Rep. Graves, House pass Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill

Healey called the bill "reckless" and urged the Senate to respect state laws. " The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act will protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners and allow those qualified to carry a concealed firearm to do so in any state that allows it".

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  • Apple to acquire Shazam for around $400m, says report
Apple to acquire Shazam for around $400m, says report

Streaming music competition has intensified, with a plethora of choices for listeners, with the likes of Spotify, Google Play Music, Tidal, Deezer, Amazon Prime Music and Apple Music, as examples. It could be a done deal or Apple could have called Shazam's people up yesterday. A spokesman for Apple declined to comment, and representatives o...

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  • Google Removes Chrome Apps From Web Store, Shifting To Progressive Web Apps
Google Removes Chrome Apps From Web Store, Shifting To Progressive Web Apps

The email confirms that Chrome Apps won't be found anymore for users on Windows , Mac, and Linux and that Google intends for Progressive Web Apps to replace Chrome Apps. Progressive Web Apps is a Google technology which lets developers create web applications which look and act just like proper desktop applications.

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  • IIHS Top Safety Rating: Only 15 Cars Make Cut for 2018
IIHS Top Safety Rating: Only 15 Cars Make Cut for 2018

Crash tests have been part of the IIHS's playbook for years to make sure drivers are protected, but this year it made a decision to add tests to see how well passengers are protected. Headlights weren't factored in for the 2017 Top Safety Pick, and an acceptable headlight rating was enough to bump a 2017 award victor into the "plus" category.

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  • New Tomb Raider Game Confirmed In Heartfelt Message From Square Enix
New Tomb Raider Game Confirmed In Heartfelt Message From Square Enix

The tweet states that Square Enix is taking a "new approach", though whether that means a new approach to their announcements , or a new approach to the series is unclear. Despite The Game Awards taking place tonight at 8:30 PM EST, some companies have chose to announce some big news beforehand. All in all, the new entry will be the rebooted To...

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  • Instagram's Distinct Messaging App Could be A victor
Instagram's Distinct Messaging App Could be A victor

The Verge reports that the app has three screens-the camera screen, a profile screen, and your inbox. The Direct messaging system that was upgraded to replicate Snapchat functionality just earlier this year may become a standalone app supposed to offer you a Snapchat like chatting system that won't interfere with the main goal of Instagram .

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  • Amazon launches Prime membership in Singapore to attract customers
Amazon launches Prime membership in Singapore to attract customers

The introductory price for a membership is at $2.99 a month. Jamil Ghani, Vice President of Amazon Prime International said that Singapore Prime members can expect more added benefits in the future. Though everything points to an eventual local Amazon online store, he remained mum about their plans. Amazon .com, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) is goi...

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