• WhatsApp hit by temporary global outage
WhatsApp hit by temporary global outage

The Web extension of the messaging app allows users to scan a code on their device through their Whatsapp app and have access to the messaging service on a desktop. The company took several hours to restore the app back to function. We shall keep you posted about the updates on the WhatsApp outage. It should be noted that this is not the first ...

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  • New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra
New Species of Great Ape Discovered in Sumatra

An isolated population of orangutans - first discovered in 1997 by researchers from the Australian National University and now with fewer than 800 individuals - that lives within the three Tapanuli districts in North Sumatra, Indonesia , is actually a species distinct from the two previously known ones.

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  • New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing
New Samsung mobile UI 'Experience 9.0' beta now available for testing

Starting today, owners of the devices in South Korea, the USA, and the United Kingdom can download this beta firmware and play with Oreo before it's released to the public. Additionally, the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition runs Samsung Knox, the company's security and encryption platform. The redditor who has experienced the feel of the beta v...

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  • Cosmic particles reveal mysterious void in Egypt's great pyramid
Cosmic particles reveal mysterious void in Egypt's great pyramid

The newly-discovered void in it is at least 30m long and sits above what's known as the pyramid's Grand Gallery. A look inside the internal structure of the pyramid. The scattering of the muons was recorded on an extremely sensitive photographic medium known as nuclear emulsion film , which had been positioned in the Queen's chamber, inside the ...

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  • Sony Restructures AI Robot Dog
Sony Restructures AI Robot Dog

The price tag is still every bit as astronomical as it was in the early 2000s, mind, with a Japanese RRP of around £1,300. Aibo can move its eyes, ears and tail to express different emotions and can also make a variety of sounds. Over the next few years, Sony launched two more Aibo generations, but interest waned as more affordable robots e...

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  • Social media firms urged to do more to fight Moscow meddling
Social media firms urged to do more to fight Moscow meddling

A Russian-run page entitled " Donald Trump America" called for "disqualification and removal of Hillary Clinton from the presidential ballot" and ran an ad linking to the White House's crowdsourced petition site, on which there was a petition that claimed the "dynastic succession of the Clinton family in American politics breaches the core democra...

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  • Razer Phone - The Smartphone Designed for Games
Razer Phone - The Smartphone Designed for Games

However, a report from PhoneArena noted that a mobile phone blog associated with Three UK pointed to a product listing that discloses more information about the smartphone. While previous leaks have already taken the edge off the surprise, with the smartphone's Snapdragon 835 processor and 5.7in QHD screen already "confirmed", United Kingdom re...

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  • NASA brings space horror to Halloween
NASA brings space horror to Halloween

Perhaps one of the weirdest of all is the low rumble of light curve waves from a star known as KIC7671081B, captured by NASA's Kepler space observatory. Another one comes from NASA's Van Allen Probes using the EMFISIS instrument which recorded the nearly rhythmic radio emissions that sound like the roaring ocean.

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  • Samsung's new Galaxy Tab A is designed for everyone in the family
Samsung's new Galaxy Tab A is designed for everyone in the family

Previous reports have suggested that the upcoming flagship will retain the same screen size and Infinity display as the Galaxy S8 . It may not yet be ready for the Galaxy S9, if a former Marketing Manager is to be believed. Samsung's Galaxy S8 is easily one of the best smartphones you can buy right now. Several rumours have been making the ro...

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  • GameStop offers used video game rentals with PowerPass program
GameStop offers used video game rentals with PowerPass program

There's been no indication that GameStop will extend this program beyond the initial six-month period or if there will be a firm cut-off date for all memberships. When they're done, they just have to return the game to their store and choose a new one, and at the end of the term, they keep their last game. Pre-owned video games have been money ma...

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  • Google search now defaults to local location regardless of country domain
Google search now defaults to local location regardless of country domain

If you wanted to search about the locale details of the country, just had to type Google with a different country code. Google's mobile app for iOS, its mobile web site, and the desktop version of Google and Maps are undergoing a small but important change.

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  • India Becomes Second Largest Smartphone Market Overtaking United States
India Becomes Second Largest Smartphone Market Overtaking United States

Xiaomi , iTel, Oppo , Vivo Aand OnePlus were the fastest growing smartphone brands during the third quarter driven by festive sales. There are many familiar brands that are now dominating the Indian market . As predicted, India has now surpassed the United States to become the second largest smartphone market in the world, with two brands a...

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  • Bungie confirms some players were accidentally banned
Bungie confirms some players were accidentally banned

From what we have seen, and the fact banning is apparently a manual process according to Bungie, there has obviously been some human error involved when dishing out bans. We will continue to review the process we use to ensure a fun and fair game. That class of application includes many popular cheating programs but also ropes in video capture sof...

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  • Microsoft passes $80 per share in after-hours trading after blow-out quarter
Microsoft passes $80 per share in after-hours trading after blow-out quarter

Meanwhile, revenues from Intelligent Cloud , the company's unit that includes its Azure cloud computing service, was up 14% from the year ago-period to $6.9 billion. Instead of the decades-long obsession with Windows sales as the key indicator of Microsoft's performance, focusing - and delivering - on a big cloud services revenue goal showed that ...

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  • IV Sasi: The kingmaker behind Mammootty and Mohanlal
IV Sasi: The kingmaker behind Mammootty and Mohanlal

He made some memorable films like "Anubhavam","Aalkkoottathil Thaniye", "1921", " Eeta , Mrigaya " and "Balram vs Tharadas", among many others in Malayalam. He has directed Hindi and Tamil movies too. "My support and love to my sister Seema Sasi and family", he tweeted. The best example is the Malayalam- Tamil bilingual Alavuddinnum Athbudha Vil...

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  • Kinect production ended by Microsoft
Kinect production ended by Microsoft

While there were some clever games that utilized the Kinect , like Blue Estate and various iterations of dance games among others, there weren't any real big name franchises that jumped on board with the technology. Fast forward one year and the name was revealed - Kinect - and now fast forward seven years and the same exciting concept has b...

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  • Einstein note on modest living sells for $1.56 million
Einstein note on modest living sells for $1.56 million

And the auction proved that to be the case after bids started at $2,000 (£1,500), going past the $1m mark in a 25-minute bidding war. Neither the buyer's nor the seller's identity has been made public. Not wanting to let go of the courier with empty hands, he wrote in German a few everyday tips and advised to keep both papers, explaining that in th...

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  • Countdown begins for Animal Crossing mobile revelations on the 25th
Countdown begins for Animal Crossing mobile revelations on the 25th

Still, it's made a decision to take some time out of that busy schedule to talk about something we haven't heard from in quite some time: Animal Crossing's incoming mobile game. That's the future, right there. In an announcement to Nintendo's Japanese site today, the company revealed that it will broadcast a new Nintendo Direct on October 2...

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  • Dragon Ball FighterZ release date announced for early 2018
Dragon Ball FighterZ release date announced for early 2018

Exclusive Story Mode - Discover a never-seen-before scenario featuring Android 21, a brand new character whose creation was supervised by Akira Toriyama himself. Each fighter comes with their respective stamp, lobby avatar, and alternate colors, all for $34.99. A February 1 Japanese release was recently announced for Dragon Ball FighterZ , but t...

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  • Play Every Nintendo Game in High Definition
Play Every Nintendo Game in High Definition

Unlike the NES Classic Edition and SNES Classic Edition console , the SNES-themed 3DS XL is not a rebirth of a previous console that comes pre-loaded with a bunch of old school titles. The game console uses the same AC adapter as the Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 2DS systems. Amazon also revealed an exclusive version of the con...

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