Crackdown on dissent in tense DRC could 'backfire'

Opposition fears are running high that the result will be rigged to favour Kabila's preferred successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary. Congo is expected to release provisional results of the election early next week; however, some election monitors ... More..

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Xiaomi’s Foldable Phone May Have Leaked Online, Watch It In Action Here
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Xiaomi’s Foldable Phone May Have Leaked Online, Watch It In Action Here

And that's not all - as it turns out, Xiaomi is also working on a foldable phone. Samsung showed off the foldable phone prototype in early November, although the phone's design was hidden in a bulky case....More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Former Hearthstone developers working on new Marvel game

You can check out their announcement video below, then share any theories you have about the game in the comment section! Members of the studio had previously worked on the ludicrously successful Hearthstone...More..

Download the new VTDigger app
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Download the new VTDigger app

The App Store's holiday milestone provides Apple with a much needed positive story just one day after the company's worst day in years. The Cupertino-based tech firm's Apple Support page on Twitter confirmed...More..

C might soon offer more protection from security risks
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

C might soon offer more protection from security risks

While having one cable for everything is incredibly convenient, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) - the big kahuna of USB technology - is anxious about the future security of USB Type-C. An MFI Certified prod...More..

Google Chrome's Dark Theme is coming to Windows 10
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Google Chrome's Dark Theme is coming to Windows 10

Dark mode in Chrome Canary on Windows 10 . "Chrome should respect this", wrote Kasting. Kasting's latest comment on Reddit confirms the Chrome team is bringing a dark mode for desktops. It's great new...More..

A New Fallout 76 Glitch Is Preventing Players From Accessing Nuclear Silos
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

A New Fallout 76 Glitch Is Preventing Players From Accessing Nuclear Silos

Players have to track down those codes, which are usually guarded by high-level enemies, and enter them to unlock nuclear silos. After first making the silos themselves inaccessible, Bethesda has now taken th...More..

The Project CARS developer is apparently making its own VR-capable console
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

The Project CARS developer is apparently making its own VR-capable console

As well as making a well-received sequel, the United Kingdom firm has built up quite a fanbase around its racing property and is now eyeing a rather more taxing challenge - a move into the world of video game ...More..

by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Google's Fuchsia OS will reportedly run Android apps

The fact that neither has been completely successful in doing so means the odds would be stacked against Fuchsia, but if they do get it right, would be a realisation of a holy grail in computing - able to work ...More..

Apple's AirPower Accessory Misses its Promised 2018 Launch
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Apple's AirPower Accessory Misses its Promised 2018 Launch

The interesting part of the Power Drum is that it only supports up to the third-generation Apple Watch . However, the FCC filing does hint that the Power Drum could cost around $100. Perhaps AT&T started devel...More..

Windows 10 creeps past Windows 7 usage, latest update barely used
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Windows 10 creeps past Windows 7 usage, latest update barely used

It is interesting to note that Windows XP is still listed in the rankings, with 4.54% market share. That's not an easy job, for sure, but considering Windows 10 is now the most popular version of Windows, the...More..

IPhone XS Max catches fire in man's pocket
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

IPhone XS Max catches fire in man's pocket

Hillard further stated, "From the time of first noticing the fire and between removal of the trousers and taking the phone out of my pocket and placing it outside, I inhaled A LOT of smoke". According to Hill...More..

New Year's eve: Google doodle kicks off celebration with purple elephants
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

New Year's eve: Google doodle kicks off celebration with purple elephants

The search engine featuring two purple elephant twinning with a yellow and green cap was seen celebrating the New Year with cakes and gifts. The word "Google" is also seen on the decoration and the clock is abo...More..

Leaked Nokia 9 PureView promo video details cameras and internals
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Leaked Nokia 9 PureView promo video details cameras and internals

Keep in mind that this promo video may just be a rumor and the final release may differ from what we're seeing here. This isn't surprising for HMD Global , as the company did the same thing with the Nokia 8 S...More..

Netflix Stops offering in-app Subscription for iOS Users
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Netflix Stops offering in-app Subscription for iOS Users

The current subscribers, who use iTunes billing, can continue to use the option until they cancel their account. 'We no longer support iTunes as a method of payment for new members , ' a Netflix spokesperson...More..

Google finally rolls out spam protection feature for text messages
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Google finally rolls out spam protection feature for text messages

The Spam Protection options can be found in the Advanced section of the settings . Toggle the button next to enable spam protection to activate the feature. Spam protection can't be a bad thing, can i...More..

Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumour Round-Up: Everything We Know About it
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumour Round-Up: Everything We Know About it

Dubbed as Galaxy A50 , the smartphone's key specifications have been leaked online. While in previous years Samsung would unveil smartphone innovations with the help of the next Galaxy S or Note model, tha...More..

The Essential Phone is officially discontinued, and a successor may be coming
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

The Essential Phone is officially discontinued, and a successor may be coming

Almost two years later the Essential phone still has big names like Samsung beat in certain areas. An Essential spokesperson confirmed to Droid Life that the handset, also known as the PH-1, isn't avai...More..

Foxconn may begin manufacturing iPhone X models in India starting 2019
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Foxconn may begin manufacturing iPhone X models in India starting 2019

According to new report by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners , they found that 16 per cent of iPhone buyers in the month after the launch of the iPhone XR in October 2018 were previously Android ...More..

Google will reportedly introduce two new Pixel phones in early 2019
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Google will reportedly introduce two new Pixel phones in early 2019

Google Pixel 3 was launched at a starting price of Rs 71,000. The last Nexus smartphones that launched were the 5X and the 6P, and the former only cost $379. The handset will sport a single-lens 12-megapixel r...More..

by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

Shacknews Best Developer of 2018 - Epic Games

According to TechCrunch's source, the free to play game has generated $3 billion in profits in 2018. Fortnite initially released as a PvE with its Save the World title in May 2017 but expanded into th...More..

Instagram accidentally roll out new scrolling update to surprise of users
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Instagram accidentally roll out new scrolling update to surprise of users

Instagram , on the other hand, said via its official Twitter handle that the change in layout was a bug. The update that rolled out to some users has flipped the feed on its side, displaying posts in a ho...More..

by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Your next iPhone may be manufactured in India

On Wednesday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami hinted at the possibility of Foxconn making iPhones in its plant in the state. The investment may create as many as 25,000 jobs, he added. The b...More..

Snapchat introduces lenses for dogs
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Snapchat introduces lenses for dogs

But getting your dog to sit still and look at the camera is probably at least a little more challenging. Snapchat first drew users in by creating lenses that could turn them into dogs. With this new update fo...More..

FCC investigating nationwide CenturyLink outage
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

FCC investigating nationwide CenturyLink outage

According to KTVB, CenturyLink's customer service said they were aware of the outage in the 208 area code and technicians were working on a fix. The Federal Communications Commission was investigating the Ce...More..

Motorola P40 image renders show punch hole display, dual cameras
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Motorola P40 image renders show punch hole display, dual cameras

This style of display is expected to go mainstream in 2019 as it seems to offer a more immersive display by removing the notch . Addition to the G7 phones, Motorola is reportedly also working on the succes...More..

Samsung Display to kill off the smartphone earpiece at CES 2019
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Samsung Display to kill off the smartphone earpiece at CES 2019

Tisplay , on the other hand, showcases the ads on the clothing of the creators for services such as live streaming just like Twitch. Samsung says this is an instant video-making service that allows users to s...More..

LG announces three new Google Assistant powered soundbars ahead of CES
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

LG announces three new Google Assistant powered soundbars ahead of CES

There's also the smart connectivity and voice recognition that comes thanks to the fact that Google Assistant support is built into the devices. Drawing on 25 years of experience as the masters of Digital Sig...More..

More Android Users are Switching to iPhone
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

More Android Users are Switching to iPhone

The iPhone XR got off to a fairly strong start. Meanwhile, Apple's iPhone XS models accounted for 35% of sales. The Cupertino, Calif. -based company has seen its stock drop more than 30 percent as numerous ...More..

by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Instagram Swipe Feed December 2018 Update Outrages Internet

First rolled out on Thursday, December 27, Instagram were testing a horizontal image feed instead of a vertical one on the app's home screen. Instagram shocked users today by changing the way people view ...More..

6 games come to PlayStation Plus in January 2019
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

6 games come to PlayStation Plus in January 2019

PlayStation Plus free games represent a special gift from Sony , dedicated to all the gamers in the world who would like to play again some of the popular titles released over the time. This rhythm game puts ...More..

by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Honor View 20 on sale in China tomorrow from $435

This is the first Honor device to launch with the new in-display camera sensor (usually called as a punch-hole display ) that sits on the top left corner on the front. The main selling point is its rear cam...More..

Here is how to hide the Google Pixel 3 XL notch
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Here is how to hide the Google Pixel 3 XL notch

Since Wireless charging is booming in the smartphone industry, it was evident that Google Pixel 3 will be carrying Wireless Charging Support . Google has confirmed previous reports , affirming its new Pix...More..

Honor View20 official with 48MP camera and a must-see display
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Honor View20 official with 48MP camera and a must-see display

The in-screen camera is also going to be a part of Huawei's Nova 4. The same phone will be announced as Honor V20 on December 26 in China . The Quad Bayer configuration uses pixel-binning to combine the li...More..

Bethesda Offering Fallout 76 Free Copies of Fallout Classic Collection Until 2019
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Bethesda Offering Fallout 76 Free Copies of Fallout Classic Collection Until 2019

It has been a real rough start for Bethesda's open-world MMO Fallout 76 . Specifically, all of you are going to get the Fallout Classic Collection some time in early January, no matter which platform you'v...More..