WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Daily Active Users

Launcher app shortcuts appears to be in testing as of now and offers a limited number of options. WhatsApp for Android beta has added launcher App Shortcuts, that will allow users to directly open a New Chat, Starred messages or in-app Camera. More..

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LawBreakers hosting one more beta this weekend
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

LawBreakers hosting one more beta this weekend

Starting on July 28 at 7 a.m. PT, players will have the opportunity to play all of the content from each previous beta to date, including eight roles, six maps, and four modes. LawBreakers has a lot of lore, a...More..

by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Huawei Mate 10 surpasses iPhone 8 in many aspects, says Huawei chief

Yu said that the Mate 10 would be "an even more powerful product" than Apple's new flagship, adding: "The Mate 10, which has much longer battery life, with a full-screen display, quicker changing speed, bette...More..

Samsung Dethrones Intel As World's Biggest Chip Maker
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Samsung Dethrones Intel As World's Biggest Chip Maker

Analysts nevertheless forecast third-quarter earnings to exceed the second quarter on the strength of the so-called memory chip super-cycle. For Samsung's display panel business, OLED earnings improved on q...More..

India's Maruti records 4.4% rise in profit
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

India's Maruti records 4.4% rise in profit

The company also reported a deferred tax expense of 1.85 billion rupees as compared with 415 million rupees in the corresponding quarter past year. The company's total income for the quarter stood at Rs 20,46...More..

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Hits a New 52-Week High
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Hits a New 52-Week High

As a result, they found out that it actually grows the overall market, driving console sales, many of those titles are bundled helping to drive prices down for consumers, and Electronic Arts likes that, as it b...More..

White Sox Agree To Trade Anthony Swarzak To Brewers For A Prospect
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

White Sox Agree To Trade Anthony Swarzak To Brewers For A Prospect

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports was the first to report the trade . The Brewers are fighting with the Cubs for the NL Central lead. Across 48 1/3 innings, Swarzak is 4-3 with 1 save and 10 holds on the year. Th...More..

Monster Hunter World Weapon Details
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Monster Hunter World Weapon Details

I've also been dying for an HD Monster Hunter that doesn't look like an upconvert of a 3DS game, so hopefully World delivers when it releases next year. Whatever your play style is, you can choose whichever...More..

Amazon's Bezos briefly world's richest man
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Amazon's Bezos briefly world's richest man

Gates, 61, who built his fortune through Microsoft , has always been among the world's richest and had held the top spot since May 2013. For the second quarter, Amazon reported operating expenses of $US37 bi...More..

Partial solar eclipse visible across Alaska
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Partial solar eclipse visible across Alaska

NASA announced that looking directly at the sun during the eclipse is considered unsafe and the only safe way to look directly at the eclipsed sun is through special goal solar filter glasses, such as the ones...More..

Former Fiat Chrysler executive facing charges over alleged payments
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Former Fiat Chrysler executive facing charges over alleged payments

Fiat Chrysler and the UAW have not yet commented on the indictment, says The Detroit News, but Manny Muriel, Special Agent in Charge of the Detroit Office of the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investig...More..

Motorola Launches Moto Z2 Force with ShetterShield Display
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Motorola Launches Moto Z2 Force with ShetterShield Display

The company's Total Plans with No Hidden Fees - no activation fees, no monthly device connection charges, no phone upgrade fees and no data overage fees - include unlimited talk and text with buckets of 2GB, 6G...More..

Samsung Pay Might Debut On Other High End Non-Samsung Smartphones
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Samsung Pay Might Debut On Other High End Non-Samsung Smartphones

The emphasis in the talks has been on further extending the reach of Samsung Pay, which for now remains available only on select Samsung smartphones. This strategy is said to be in Samsung's best interest...More..

Apple Doubles iPod Touch Storage: 32GB for $199, 128GB for $299
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Apple Doubles iPod Touch Storage: 32GB for $199, 128GB for $299

You'll see no mention of the iPod Nano or iPod Shuffle on Apple's website anymore. Another news is that the iPod touch now comes in 32GB and 128GB storage options, with the latter priced at $299. Analys...More..

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics

TSA officers will be on hand to help before the X-ray machines, and will tell you how to organise your items in the screening trays. It's going to start implementing a new screening procedure for electroni...More..

Gionee A1 Plus launched in India for Rs 26999
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Gionee A1 Plus launched in India for Rs 26999

The device offers a massive battery that features ultrafast charging. The Gionee A1 Plus will be available across retail stores in India starting from 26 of July. 309 or above will get 60GB additional 4G da...More..

Blizzard announces clampdown on bad Overwatch behaviour
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Blizzard announces clampdown on bad Overwatch behaviour

A minimum salary of $50,000 (R644,000) per year. New details have emerged regarding player contracts and salaries for the Overwatch League. In this sense, eSports become quite similar to regular sports...More..

Your SNES Classic Pre-Order From Wal-Mart Will Soon Be Cancelled
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Your SNES Classic Pre-Order From Wal-Mart Will Soon Be Cancelled

In response, Walmart was reportedly forced to cancel the orders entirely. However, there are still plenty of other opportunities to get your hands on an SNES Classic in the future. Sure, the NES Classic was...More..

Senate may pass Nigeria Financial Intelligence Bill today
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Senate may pass Nigeria Financial Intelligence Bill today

The implication of the directive is that the bill will not go through public hearing to get the input of stakeholders. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the bill a year ago, but the Up...More..

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 renders leak with no headphone jack
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 renders leak with no headphone jack

We note that the XL version of the Pixel 2 shows a screen without edges but not the version of smaller size. If true, it will be interesting to see if Google also announces some value proposition to remov...More..

Nintendo reconfirms September 12th release date for Rayman
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Nintendo reconfirms September 12th release date for Rayman

The listing had a date of September 12th and there was also a demo available to download. There's also the ability to use the touchscreen when the Switch is undocked; swiping is useful for killing enemies, cutt...More..

Russian Federation vows to retaliate over new U.S. sanctions
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Russian Federation vows to retaliate over new U.S. sanctions

German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said the US isn't entitled to tell European companies how to do business with a third country, but the legislation has improved from the original proposal. Comm...More..

Apple Watch Series 3 to launch later this year, says new report
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 to launch later this year, says new report

According to the China-based Economic Daily News , Apple will be keeping Quanta as its main Apple Watch supplier for the Apple Watch Series 3 this year as well. Apparently, the design language of the next-gene...More..

Zuckerberg slams Musk, says AI predictions 'pretty irresponsible'
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Zuckerberg slams Musk, says AI predictions 'pretty irresponsible'

Zuckerberg has a different view. Elon Musk has just dissapeared a Model S into the ground. Mr. Zuckerberg [pictured here] said that he had "pretty strong opinions on this". The serial entrepreneurs late...More..

by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Nokia to unveil flagship Android Phone August 16th

The Nokia 8 is expected to be priced around Euro 589 (roughly Rs. 43,400). HMD Global has recently started sending invites for the same. HMD Global is said to be working on three smartphones and it seems ...More..