Google disbands AI ethics board after one week of existence

Published Monday by a group of employees calling itself Googlers Against Transphobia , the post said that by adding James to the group, Google was "making clear that its version of "ethics" values proximity to power over the wellbeing of trans peop... More..

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Borderlands 3 box art, release date, and Collector's Edition leak
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Borderlands 3 box art, release date, and Collector's Edition leak

However, at the time, a teaser trailer was all we got: no gameplay or release date . While these four Vault Hunters will offer plenty of flexibility in terms of play style, it looks like they're going to nee...More..

Huawei Tips P30, P30 Pro With Camera Lens Prism
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Huawei Tips P30, P30 Pro With Camera Lens Prism

Sound is delivered by a large 9.2mm dynamic driver unit, which should deliver some great dynamics and soundstage, its built-in microphone has also been optimized to reduce wind-noise when making voice calls. Hu...More..

Technical glitch affecting major airlines resolved, but flights still disrupted
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

Technical glitch affecting major airlines resolved, but flights still disrupted

Major delays were reported at a number of airports Monday, from Phoenix to New Orleans and from Atlanta to NY and Chicago, according to Flightradar24. The delays were related to the software system Aerodata, ac...More..

Palm's tiny companion phone is now available as a standalone device
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Palm's tiny companion phone is now available as a standalone device

The 3.3-inch Palm handset launched a year ago to more of a raspberry than a fanfare. Palm has decided to make its diminutive Palm Phone available as a standalone product through Verizon for just $199, Tech Ti...More..

Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint sensor tricked by 3D-printed fingerprint
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint sensor tricked by 3D-printed fingerprint

Samsung was also launching its top-end Galaxy S10 5G smart-phone, after South Korea this week won the global race to commercially launch the world's first nationwide 5G networks. With 5G, said researcher Lee...More..

Samsung Begins Mass Production Of Exynos 5100 5G Modem For Smartphones
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Samsung Begins Mass Production Of Exynos 5100 5G Modem For Smartphones

While the Exynos Modem 5100 is not a new product, it is finally hitting the pipelines, meaning it should be available for distribution to smartphone manufacturers pretty soon. The Exynos SM 5800 is a supply m...More..

Global In-App Advertising Market Size, Status and Forecast
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Global In-App Advertising Market Size, Status and Forecast

Facebook yesterday launched the WhatsApp Business app on iPhone . Aside from charging businesses who respond to messages after the 24-hour grace period, WhatsApp is expected to start generating revenues fro...More..

Motorola’s first quad cameras smartphone spotted online
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Motorola’s first quad cameras smartphone spotted online

The mysterious Motorola smartphone with quad-camera setup has been leaked online. Furthermore, the images reveal that this upcoming Motorola smartphone will be one of the notched display mobile pho...More..

McLaren reveals more of its new grand tourer model
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

McLaren reveals more of its new grand tourer model

Engineering a supercar-shaped vehicle to have useable trunk space must be a challenge, but the production auto is said to be able to transport a full set of golf clubs or two pairs of 6-foot-long skis and ass...More..

Brand New Mortal Kombat 11 Character Revealed
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Brand New Mortal Kombat 11 Character Revealed

Ed Boon confirms that the roster of Mortal Kombat 11 will include 25 characters at launch, with five additional characters coming through DLC, including no Neo from Matrix movie, despite numerous requests in ...More..

South Korea Takes World Lead in 5G Launch
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

South Korea Takes World Lead in 5G Launch

Forbes reported that SK Telecom has installed 35,000 5G base stations and this will give significant coverage for Seoul . However, the South Korean 5G services were initially available only to a few indivi...More..

Xbox Live Gold UK Membership Fee Set to Increase Next Month
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Xbox Live Gold UK Membership Fee Set to Increase Next Month

Xbox Live Gold generally costs around $5 per month and Xbox Game Pass generally costs around $9.99 per month. Meanwhile those who are already subscribed will see these changes take place on August 7. All curr...More..

Nintendo's Labo will make Breath of the Wild playable in VR
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Nintendo's Labo will make Breath of the Wild playable in VR

The new VR modes won't quite provide the effect of inhabiting the bodies of Mario and Link, as neither game's VR mode turns the perspective into first-person. Labo VR is the Japanese video game giant's entry ...More..

by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Apple loses confidence in Intel’s ability to deliver 5G modems

However, its somewhat deteriorating relationship with chipmaker Intel is putting that at risk. According to the report , Intel had consistently missed its deadline for the development of the XMM 8160 5G m...More..

Android Q Beta 2 Debuts Multitasking Bubbles, Prepares For Foldable Phones
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Android Q Beta 2 Debuts Multitasking Bubbles, Prepares For Foldable Phones

Android Beta 2 is now live and the search engine also released an updated SDK for developers. Though most of the additions are merely performance or aesthetic tweaks, two stand out: multitasking Bubbles and...More..

Now, Google Assistant can talk like John Legend: Here's how
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Now, Google Assistant can talk like John Legend: Here's how

The Google Assistant has a new celebrity voice. John Legend is ready to serenade you through Google Assistant. How I Met Your Mother jokes aside, Google Assistant is truly getting a legendary voice ...More..

by | Friday, April 05, 2019

This is what Motorola's new quad-camera smartphone could look like

We don't know much about the selfie camera, but what we do know is that the rear mounted shooter features 13MP and a depth sensor. Also around back looks to be a 13-megapixel camera, though the renders reveal ...More..

Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals

Sources say the in-store discounts are a short-term promotional offer. HomePod arrived at $349, which was broadly comparable to Sonos' range at the time. It's worth remembering that, though it may not have been...More..

Apple, luxury brands drop prices in China on VAT cut
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Apple, luxury brands drop prices in China on VAT cut

Apple cut prices on iPhones in early and late February to ensure that iPhone sales got back on track and to clean out inventory. World famous consumer brands including Apple, Louis Vuitton and Gucci hav...More..

Apple introduces a slew of services
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Apple introduces a slew of services

Apple also said for privacy reasons it doesn't track where payments are made and for how much. Which the company has finally launched as "Apple Card". There are no late fees. For every purchase you make, yo...More..

Huawei P30 Pro gets first firmware update with latest Android security patch
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Huawei P30 Pro gets first firmware update with latest Android security patch

The Huawei P30 Pro also features Huawei Acoustic Display Technology that enables it to deliver high-quality audio through a sound emitting display. The dual View video on P30 captures two different views of...More..

Samsung Galaxy S10 review by Forbes says DON’T buy
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 review by Forbes says DON’T buy

Verizon , however, dismissed SK's launch as a publicity stunt. The celebrities - including two members of K-pop band EXO and Olympic ice-skating hero Kim Yu-na - were "the world's first 5G smartphone subscrib...More..

Verizon Announces Cell Phone Plan For Children
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Verizon Announces Cell Phone Plan For Children

This allows parents to know where their kids are at all times, control what they view on their phone by way of content filters, ensure that their apps are all kid friendly, and limit screen time. You can find o...More..

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users more control over updates
by | Friday, April 05, 2019

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users more control over updates

Windows 10 May 2019 Update still launches as version 1903, which is an indication that the update reached the RTM phase in March - Microsoft uses version numbers that are a direct reference to the RTM compiling...More..

Nintendo Switch Online’s April NES Games Revealed
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Nintendo Switch Online’s April NES Games Revealed

You can also swap out faceplates, and customize a pair of programmable paddles at the back of the controller - not crucial for gameplay, but handy for anyone wanting a more personalized experience. Battle up th...More..

Here’s what you’ll find inside the new iPad Air
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Here’s what you’ll find inside the new iPad Air

If you want something truly high tech, then it's worth considering third-party options - like the newly announced Logitech Slim Folio Pro , which is an all-in-one backlit keyboard for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch...More..

by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Verizon becomes first in the world to activate 5G network

Sure, AT&T "technically" launched its 5G mobile network back in late 2018 , but access to the network is extremely limited and only made possible with Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspots . Verizon said cust...More..

Apple confirms the death of the AirPower wireless charging mat
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Apple confirms the death of the AirPower wireless charging mat

Two-way wireless charging would enable a user to place their AirPods , Apple Watch or other wireless-charging devices on the back of an iPhone and draw charge from it. Though the charging speed will be s...More..

Walmart companions with Google on grocery procuring through voice
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Walmart companions with Google on grocery procuring through voice

Shoppers can then say phrases like "add milk to my cart" and the Google Assistant will load up shoppers' Walmart grocery carts with the correct items based on their purchase history. The service also allows...More..

This is the best time to purchase an iPhone XR in India
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

This is the best time to purchase an iPhone XR in India

Apple , in association with the HDFC Bank , has slashed the price of its flagship smartphone iPhone XR in India for a limited period that will be applicable from Friday. Other offers include No Cost EMI from...More..

PUBG Mobile Prime, Prime Plus subscription plans launched, but discrepancy in prices
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

PUBG Mobile Prime, Prime Plus subscription plans launched, but discrepancy in prices

It's been a while since we last heard from PUBG Mobile, but today, we're seeing Tencent take a new approach to monetization. PUBG Mobile Prime Plus and Prime subscriptions are available for both Android a...More..

PlayStation Store Revises PS4 Refund Policy
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

PlayStation Store Revises PS4 Refund Policy

In other words, a gamer who orders a subscription refund after one day will receive more PlayStation Network wallet credit than someone who requests a refund after thirteen days. Pre-orders made with more than ...More..

Android Q Beta 2 brings Bubbles and emulator for foldables
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Android Q Beta 2 brings Bubbles and emulator for foldables

Also , the pricing leak of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL suggest that they will cost between $499 and $599 in the USA, depending on which model you pick up, so keeping both the Pixel 2 range and the cheaper ...More..

Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records exposed on Amazon cloud servers
by | Thursday, April 04, 2019

Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records exposed on Amazon cloud servers

Notably, this data is no longer in Facebook's control. One dataset, originating from the Mexico-based media company Cultura Colectiva , measures a whole 146 gigabytes. Even though that once-public data is ...More..