Twitter Publicizes and Executes Character Limit Expansion

This week, the social media outlet started allowing most users 280 characters for their tweets. Rosen wrote , "Our goal was to make it easy for everyone to express themselves while ensuring we keep the speed and brevity that makes Twitter , T... More..

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Public invited to vote on nicknames for New Horizons' next target

The International Astronomical Union is the body responsible for coming up with an official name for the distant object, which is about 1 billion miles away from Pluto. You can cast your vote for MU69's new t...More..

Apple reportedly working on iPad with Face ID for 2018
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Apple reportedly working on iPad with Face ID for 2018

Apple is planning to overhaul its iPad for 2018, slicing away bezels along with the TouchID fingerprint sensor. Notably, the general consensus surrounding Face ID is that the feature works exactly as advertis...More..

Microsoft, LinkedIn want to help Office 365 users build better resumes
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Microsoft, LinkedIn want to help Office 365 users build better resumes

Microsoft is putting its $ 26 billion LinkedIn acquisition to work with the announcement of Resume Assistant - a new feature for Microsoft Word , free for Office 365 subscribers, that will help you write...More..

Call of Duty: WWII soars past $500 million opening weekend
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Call of Duty: WWII soars past $500 million opening weekend

According to new sales statistics, COD :WW2 is selling 57 percent more copies than Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare did back in 2016, which indicates just how far last year's title might have missed the mark. ...More..

NASA is working with Uber on its flying taxi project
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

NASA is working with Uber on its flying taxi project

Holden also said Uber signed an agreement with NASA to help develop a specialized air traffic control network to keep track of our newly crowded skies. This is NASA's push to figure out how unmanned aerial syst...More..

Battle Royale games PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hit 20 million
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Battle Royale games PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite hit 20 million

Either way, it's an important milestone in the game's tenure, especially since Fortnite: Battle Royale just celebrated its 20 million unique players mark. Apparently PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds isn't ro...More..

by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Surprise: The iPhone X easily outsold the iPhone 8 at launch

One report from Softpedia says that Apple believes the new iPhone X isn't necessarily a new generation device, but the beginning of a new decade for the iPhone as a product, suggesting that future iPhones w...More..

Facebook Wants Your Nudes For Their New Anti-Revenge Porn Tool
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Facebook Wants Your Nudes For Their New Anti-Revenge Porn Tool

But in very surprising news, Facebook has asked users to send in their nude photos. Australia is the first country to test this new system and here's how it works. If you were anxious that someone may post in...More..

These sheep recognise Obama, Emma Watson and a BBC journalist
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

These sheep recognise Obama, Emma Watson and a BBC journalist

When the sheep were asked to choose between a familiar face and an unfamiliar face, the sheep picked the face of the familiar celebrity a majority of the time. The researchers say that the drop in performance c...More..

by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

OnePlus 5T vs Galaxy S8: What We Know So Far

OnePlus has confirmed that OnePlus 5T will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack . There are a few reasons why OnePlus may price the device a few notches higher. From what we know so far, the OnePlus 5T will...More..

Apple faces new patent lawsuit, this time over dual camera tech
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Apple faces new patent lawsuit, this time over dual camera tech

It claims that CEO David Mendlovic wanted to partner with Apple, but the iPhone maker did not want to license the patent, going so far as to allegedly say it could infringe on the patent and little if anything ...More..

Freebie: Watch Dogs is free to download from Uplay until next week
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Freebie: Watch Dogs is free to download from Uplay until next week

If you never tried Watch Dogs , or have only just heard about it, Ubisoft are giving you a chance to get the game for free. The promotion runs from November 7 through November 13 and only applies to the PC...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Google Search and Maps to add wait time info for restaurants

Coming soon, Google Search and Google Maps will show estimated wait times for almost a million sit-down restaurants across the world, the company announced today. Wait times are calculated based on "anony...More..

Titan Xp Collector's Edition is Star Wars tribute
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Titan Xp Collector's Edition is Star Wars tribute

All that we could make out from the video were a dueling theme with red versus green (which we assumed to be AMD versus NVIDIA) and the name TITAN X Collector's Edition , which was emblazoned on the card. The ...More..

Snapchat outage prompts complaints on Twitter
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Snapchat outage prompts complaints on Twitter

This was confirmed by the Snapchat Support Twitter account earlier, who responded to these rumours and to the claims the service would be leaving mobile platforms. However, the situation seems to be largely...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition Launches in Canada for $49.99

In terms of specs, well, the Basic Edition appears to be more or less the same as the standard Amazon Fire TV Stick, except the Basic Edition doesn't ship with Alexa voice support. The media player packs a qu...More..

Lamborghini, MIT Building 'Super Sports Car of the Future'
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Lamborghini, MIT Building 'Super Sports Car of the Future'

The concept car-a collaborative effort with two MIT labs-aims to address "the future of the super sports car" in five dimensions: energy storage systems, innovative materials, propulsion system, visionary des...More..

Introducing the PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Introducing the PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle

What: Playstation continues its "Two Worlds" PSVR ad campaign with an immersive look at The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR . The new Skyrim ad keeps that theme going, and Lempel says the goal was to really lea...More..

Huawei's Mate 10 Pro and Porsche arrive in SA
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Huawei's Mate 10 Pro and Porsche arrive in SA

The device comes with the world's first dual 4G SIM support and dual VoLTE connections. Huawei once again partnered with premium camera manufacturer, Leica. This means Mate 10 Lite comes with a bezel-less d...More..

Google Play Store India now shows app size information
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Google Play Store India now shows app size information

In actuality, there was a barely noticeable, additional space placed after the name " WhatsApp Inc." that made it next to impossible to recognize the app came from a developer posing as WhatsApp . It has be...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal in Apple patents case

While they sided with Samsung on a different case in December 2016 , it seems that they went the opposite direction with the patent case over features including slide-to-unlock, autocorrect and quick links, wh...More..

StarCraft 2 Goes Free-to-Play Later This Month
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

StarCraft 2 Goes Free-to-Play Later This Month

If you wil 10 First Wins of the Day in Unranked or Versus AI, you'll unlock ranked multiplayer. If anything this only means that both the original Starcraft and its sequel are now available for everyone to pl...More..

Renault rolls out compact SUV Captur starting at ₹10 lakh
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Renault rolls out compact SUV Captur starting at ₹10 lakh

In addition, the exclusive Platine variant will be available in diesel option. The vehicle has been launched with 50 premium features, including projector headlamps, LED daytime running lights and an integrat...More..

by | Monday, November 06, 2017

IPhone X "Most Breakable" and Expensive iPhone to Repair Ever: SquareTrade

The score, the worst it has awarded, is based on tests mimicking real mishaps, as well as the phone's repairability . For the face down drop test from the same height, the glass screen shattered, rendering F...More..

AMD and INTEL Team-up in 2018! What?
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

AMD and INTEL Team-up in 2018! What?

Another first for the processor is the Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge ( EMIB ) which is used in the new chip to allow high speed connection between its HBM2 memory, and GPU. The ultimate goal here is ...More..

Microsoft prepares to release Xbox One X
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Microsoft prepares to release Xbox One X

Luckily, there are some more Xbox games "in the works" that Xbox isn't talking about. The issue lies with the game developers designing their future titles at a different resolution. The specs: How powerful is ...More..

by | Monday, November 06, 2017

PlayStation trophies can now earn you PSN credit

In order to start earning credit, you need to sign up for Sony Rewards and link it to your PlayStation account in order but unfortunately, the programme is now only available in the US. But again, none of this ...More..

Koenigsegg Agera RS is the world's fastest vehicle
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Koenigsegg Agera RS is the world's fastest vehicle

Which was no big deal, apparently, since Koenigsegg factory driver Niklas Lilja says he could've reached that speed a whole 2 seconds sooner "if he wanted to", according to our source. The record-breaking run...More..

Apple warns of iPhone X OLED burn
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

Apple warns of iPhone X OLED burn

Digging into the code of iOS 11 Golden Mater version, released last month, revealed that the company has tried to implement software measures to mitigate iPhone X screen burn-in issues. Apple's quick to point o...More..