• Facebook is working on a new section for local news
Facebook is working on a new section for local news

Facebook announced Wednesday that it's releasing a new tool aimed at making it easier to find legitimate local news stories. This is all supposedly part of Facebook's Journalism Project initiative that was launched by the social media following last year's U.S.

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  • First New Xbox One Update of the Year Adds Helpful Features
First New Xbox One Update of the Year Adds Helpful Features

Now available as a new Preview Alpha build, but no doubt soon to be launching as a full release, the latest Xbox One update boasts a range of useful new features. More granularity for auto-shutdown timing is en route as well, with options that will turn the console off after two, three, four and five hours. There are other new features, but Mic...

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  • Google Announces Google Pay, a Unified Brand for its Payment Platforms
Google Announces Google Pay, a Unified Brand for its Payment Platforms

Google explicitly says that this change is merely cosmetic and the systems' overall functionalities will remain unchanged, which should be a sign of relief for those who are used to things happening a certain way. Most of Fandango's users - some 81% of those surveyed - already use some form of digital payment, so Google Pay presents another payment...

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  • NVIDIA announces Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs) with Android built in
NVIDIA announces Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs) with Android built in

It's called the Predator Big Format Gaming Display , or Predator BFG for short, and it's 65 inches. We expect ASUS and ACER to produce such 4K gaming monitors in partnership with NVIDIA . Shield lets you stream Amazon, HBO, Hulu, Netflix, YouTube and many other popular channels. The monitors boast 120Hz refresh rates, nVidia's G-Sync var...

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  • Experience Rare Lunar Eclipse With Blue Moon on January 31st
Experience Rare Lunar Eclipse With Blue Moon on January 31st

In a Blue Moon, the moon doesn't actually appear blue; instead, the name indicates that it is the second full moon in a particular month. "The eclipse will take place during the middle of the night, and the Pacific Ocean will be turned toward the moon at the time", wrote skywatching columnist Joe Rao .

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  • Nokia 6 (2018) impromptu photo shoot surfaces
Nokia 6 (2018) impromptu photo shoot surfaces

So, here is what to expect from the Nokia 6 (2018 ), according to the most recent leaks and rumors. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. It is unclear from the image, but Nokia 6 (2018) might also have an additional sensor for the camera, as the glass which covers the main camera and the LED flash...

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  • WhatsApp will stop working on certain phones from January
WhatsApp will stop working on certain phones from January

In a blog post explaining the move, WhatsApp said that the move followed an earlier decision to stop developing its services for the software. The company ended support for Nokia Symbian S60 devices in June. Android versions 2.3.7 and older will be unable to use WhatsApp on February 1, 2020. If you are using one of the affected models, you will...

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  • Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season
Here are the most popular products from Amazon's 'biggest ever' holiday season

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Amazon Air carried enough packages to equal over a billion Echo Dots . "Since Day One we have obsessed over what we believe our customers care about - incredible deals and low prices, fast and free shipping, and a wide selection of top products - and we continue to provide all three, all the time", said Je...

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  • Sid Meier's Civilization VI iPad Edition Now Available
Sid Meier's Civilization VI iPad Edition Now Available

It does pack hefty specification requirements, however, needing iOS 11 on an iPad Air 2 or iPad Pro model to run it. When it comes to pricing, Sid Meier's Civilization VI is officially priced on the App Store at US$59.99 (about RM245), but is now available at a temporary discounted price of US$29.99 (around RM122).

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  • Jio New Year Dhamaka offer
Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

Vodafone India , has rolled out its lowest monthly tariff plan at Rs. 198, where subscriber gets unlimited local and STD calls at 1GB a day. This plan clearly is an attempt by Vodafone to compete with Jio, which still is ahead in terms of the offerings for the same money.

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  • Catherine remake is in the works for PS4, Vita
Catherine remake is in the works for PS4, Vita

Catherine , which was originally released in 2012 for the Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360 , is one of Atlus's newest titles. Thankfully, Catherine Full Body answered a question I had about Catherine , and the answer came out of relatively nowhere.

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  • LG V30+ with OLED FullVision display lands in India for Rs. 44990
LG V30+ with OLED FullVision display lands in India for Rs. 44990

It is giving away a wireless charger that is priced around Rs. 3,000 and also it is offering Rs. 6,400 worth in-app purchases for the Beat Fever app. In line with storage, the device offers 128GB of internal storage , with an option to expand via microSD card (up to 2TB).

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  • Bandai Namco Entertainment announces SoulCalibur VI
Bandai Namco Entertainment announces SoulCalibur VI

We have the samurai, Mitsurugi and one of the main female fighters in the game. Now Bandai Namco has released the first details on the game, letting everyone know what's in store. SoulCalibur VI will include a whole host of new and old characters including firm favourites, Mitsurugi and Sophitia. SoulCalibur VI is in development for PS4, Xb...

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  • Google's Play Store is banning apps that contain lock screen ads
Google's Play Store is banning apps that contain lock screen ads

From there, you can press the "Manage" button and completely block background data usage by that app if you feel that it is hogging all your precious network resources. Presumably, you know what you're getting when you install a lock screen app . This way, you can connect to these hotspots and save a significant amount of mobile data.

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  • Select HTC U11 units start receiving Android Oreo update
Select HTC U11 units start receiving Android Oreo update

It's been a lot rougher, though, for anyone else who uses a device from the huge library of Android-powered phones, but you're in luck if you're an owner of the unlocked version of the HTC U11 . If you don't know then let me tell me you that South Korea is LG's home country. It seems that the new Finnish startup takes the word, launching the Andr...

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  • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date Announced
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date Announced

Players will be able to visit in-game sites like a river, a forest, and a beach, too. Available on iOS and Android devices, Pocket Camp will allow players to rove around in their camper vans, making friends, acquiring knick-knacks - all that good Animal Crossing stuff.

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  • Dog ownership linked to lower risk of heart disease
Dog ownership linked to lower risk of heart disease

Satjit Bhusri, a cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. The biggest beneficiaries are single people. While people who live alone are not necessarily lonely, many in the Swedish study seemed to benefit disproportionately from having a dog around.

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  • Apple wants AR headset to 'succeed' the iPhone by 2020
Apple wants AR headset to 'succeed' the iPhone by 2020

Speculation around Apple's intentions only increased when CEO Tim Cook earlier this year, predicted that AR technology could have as much impact as the smartphone. After creating ARKit, hundreds of engineers led by former Dolby executive Mike Rockwell have been working on the headset project in office parks scattered around Cupertino and Sunn...

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  • Apple is working on a 2018 iPad with Face ID
Apple is working on a 2018 iPad with Face ID

Bloomberg's anonymous sources claim that at least one such iPad with a screen size around the 10.5-inch mark is in the works. Apple is reportedly redesigning its iPad Pro series that will be ready to launch next year. Apple is making the next-generation iPad more like the iPhone X. Rumors suggest its flagship tablet, due in late 2018, w...

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  • PS4 trophies: games with easy achievements for PSN points
PS4 trophies: games with easy achievements for PSN points

You can read about them and sign up for the program on the official site . Well, now you can. The program does have some limitations as in that it is only available in the United States as of now and that any points or trophies earned before opting for the program will not be counted towards your actual earned credits.

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