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  • IPhone 8's biggest features could be disabled at launch

    IPhone 8's biggest features could be disabled at launch

    One of those is wireless charging . It's also possible that built-in wireless charging hardware could be included in the phone, but would be inoperable until a software update is pushed out later down the line. The iPhone 8 is expected to include a 5.8-inch screen in a phone similar size to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7. This wouldn't be the first time that Apple delayed a feature release , either.

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  • Facebook Messenger to begin showing ads globally

    Facebook Messenger to begin showing ads globally

    Social media giant Facebook has taken another step towards world domination of the advertising space with the inclusion of in-line ads through its Messenger platform, reports Gizmodo . Sponsored content will appear in between conversations in the app, and will be integrated into the design to adjust to and accommodate different phone sizes.

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  • Microsoft confirms layoffs, report says 3000 losing jobs

    Microsoft confirms layoffs, report says 3000 losing jobs

    These layoffs are the result of a corporate reorganization at Microsoft announced earlier this week, which sees the company's global sales force refocus its efforts on selling cloud computing services. 'You look at Microsoft , and you realize that certain things that worked in the past are not gong to be relevant in the future, ' Chowdhry said. Fortt said that the 3,000 number was just one of many "thousands numbers" that are floating around speculatively and so not out of keeping ...

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  • Andromeda's Story DLC Cancellation Has Been Denied by BioWare

    Andromeda's Story DLC Cancellation Has Been Denied by BioWare

    This might be due to the polarizing reception the game received when it first launched. This normally would have been cause for a sigh of relief since BioWare has a good track record with Mass Effect expansions and many were anticipating one in Andromeda , however the situation isn't so simple.

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  • Lendl confident in Murray's fitness

    Defending champion Andy Murray's troubled build-up to Wimbledon continued yesterday as he withdrew from playing an exhibition tennis match because of a hip problem. Murray has only played one grass-court match this year, suffering a shock first-round defeat by world number 90 Jordan Thompson at Queen's. It might just be a precautionary measure but bearing in mind the series of injuries and illnesses he has had in the last six months, it seems ill-luck is following him.

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  • Pixel 2 'walleye' and 'taimen' Specifications Revealed

    Pixel 2 'walleye' and 'taimen' Specifications Revealed

    Taimen , the device that will likely succeed the Pixel XL , will feature a 5.99-inch screen with 1440p OLED panel sourced from LG ( according to Android Police , Google had planned to release three Pixel smartphones this year, but had scrapped one of them, " Muskie ", partway through development).

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  • Apple To Debut 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature With iOS 11

    Apple To Debut 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' Feature With iOS 11

    With the upcoming release of iOS 11 , many apps and three older devices will be getting the axe, which includes 2012's iPhone 5 and fourth-gen iPad , and 2013's very popular iPhone 5C. Apple devices will get this iOS 11 update in the last quarter of this year. There is a new iMessage App Drawer so that it is easier to find the apps you want while you are in an iMessage conversation.

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  • Life Beyond Earth? NASA Kepler Mission Catalog Of Potentially Habitable Exoplanets Expanded

    The 1,284 newly discovered exoplanets were only announced as such after being identified with 99% confidence, but as NASA admits, that leaves out 1,327 other likely exoplanets that couldn't reach that 99% certainty. Then, they added data that appear to come from a planet, but were actually false signals, and checked how often the analysis mistook these for planet candidates.

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  • How to Make $80000 per Month on the Apple App Store

    It is a odd thing to be happening on Apple store since it has very strict mechanisms in place. If an app failed to make the top lists in its category and/or country, it was considered what Adjust calls a "zombie app". Within the Settings app for iOS, there is a feature that allows a user to block the review prompts entirely. It's also reported that Apple is concerned about WeChat Pay's increasing popularity in China, as its own Apple Pay facility is struggling to attract Chinese customers.

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  • Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

    Smarter Siri, More Updates Arriving with iOS 11

    Apple executives said the new measures are necessary in order to prevent accidents that involve drivers being distracted. Apple's navigation app is also getting an upgrade and will now be able to display floorplan-level maps within malls and airports for detailed navigation assistance.The photos app in iOS 11 can produce collages of pictures.

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  • India eyes manned space missions after successful satellite launch

    India eyes manned space missions after successful satellite launch

    The successful launch of the GSLV MK III adds to the remarkable achievements of ISRO that has seen nine launches placing 32 satellites in orbit previous year. In February, ISRO made headlines when it launched a record-breaking 104 satellites into space atop just one rocket. Cheap cost of labor and government support has meant that India can put satellites into space at 70% less than rival countries.

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  • Wales boss Coleman says not interested in Palace job

    Wales boss Coleman says not interested in Palace job

    Unsurprisingly, the 46-year-old has been linked with a number of posts since his exploits in France last summer and he turned down the chance to manage Hull City and Swansea City earlier this season. "There is a little bit of spice to me because of what happened there previously, but it is a game I am really looking forward to". Wales are four points behind Serbia and the Republic of Ireland at the halfway stage, but a runner-up spot will be good enough for them to contest a November ...

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  • Ford SYNC 3 Wireless Update Brings Apple CarPlay to 2016 Models

    Ford SYNC 3 Wireless Update Brings Apple CarPlay to 2016 Models

    If you have a Wi-Fi enabled vehicle, you have to ensure that automatic updating is enabled within Sync 3, then, when it connects to your home network, the update will be downloaded. Android, Android Auto , Google Maps and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Though Ford has been issuing SYNC upgrades since 2009, this is the first time the company is offering an update via Wi-Fi.

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  • WhatsApp brings 'Pinned Chat' feature to Android

    WhatsApp brings 'Pinned Chat' feature to Android

    To start with, just long press on the chats you want to pin . WhatsApp also released a press statement saying, " With pinned chats, you never have to worry about scrolling through the long list of conversations to text your family members or your best friend ".

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  • Potentially severe weather including high wind gusts en route to Topeka area

    Potentially severe weather including high wind gusts en route to Topeka area

    Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. The National Weather Service indicated it was 50 degrees as of 6:54 a.m.at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and partly cloudy skies were reported. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67 degrees. Friday night , showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly before 1 a.m., with a low in the upper 40s.

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  • SpaceX launches its first 'secretive' satellite for the United States government!

    SpaceX cut off launch coverage two minutes and 48 seconds after liftoff at the request of the NRO, shortly after the second-stage engine fired up to boost the spy satellite into a low-Earth orbit . The classified payload for this morning's NROL-76 launch is suspected to be a data relay satellite, according to Space News . The larger portion of the rocket, known as the first stage, made a gentle arc and powered its nitrogen thrusters to guide it back to Earth.

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  • Snap stock plunges in USA following earnings report

    The company has reported 166 million daily active users, a 5% increase from the last quarter and a 36% Y-o-Y increase. One problem has been that Facebook blatantly copied one of Snapchat's best features with its new Stories option on Instagram, now used by around 200 million people.

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