Google to issue warnings when apps steal your personal data

This includes putting the complete text of the privacy policy in the app itself. Once the user has installed the app on their Android device, the app will need to prompt a privacy policy that explicitly mentions what kind of data it procures from... More..

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Once again, Qualcomm modems are better than Intel modems in iPhone X

According to new report from Cellular Insights , iPhone X models equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon x16 LTE modem get consistently better cellular speeds than the versions with Intel's XMM7480 modem. In add...More..

Pterosaur hatchlings needed their parents, trove of eggs reveals
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Pterosaur hatchlings needed their parents, trove of eggs reveals

The pterosaurs were an order of flying reptiles that went extinct some 66 million years ago. Researchers have reported the discovery of hundreds of prehistoric eggs in China that were laid by pterosaurs ...More..

SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk's Tesla Roadster to Mars
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk's Tesla Roadster to Mars

The SpaceX frontman revealed his audacious plans via Twitter late Friday, saying that the first payload for his company's brand spanking new Falcon Heavy Rocket , which is due to launch next month, will be h...More..

Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics coming to the PS4 on December 6th
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics coming to the PS4 on December 6th

Sony re-released Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy back in August , and soon it will be joined by Jak II, Jak 3 , and Jak X: Combat Racing . The theme is built by Truant Pixel with the help of, none other...More..

NASA fires 'Voyager 1' after 37 years
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

NASA fires 'Voyager 1' after 37 years

All of Voyager's thrusters were developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne. The probe began its epic journey on September 5, 1977, sending us back a wealth of information, including some stunning photos of Saturn and Ju...More..

Catch the only supermoon of 2017 on Sunday
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Catch the only supermoon of 2017 on Sunday

EST on December 4. At this time, the moon also appears both bigger and brighter than it actually is. The moon will be visible from Earth with the naked eye, just as it always is. The supermoon will happen a...More..

Micromax Bharat 5 with massive 5000mAh battery launched: Price & Specifications
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Micromax Bharat 5 with massive 5000mAh battery launched: Price & Specifications

For the addition of storage, the Bharat 5 comes with a microSD card slot. Inside, Micromax gets you a quad-core MediaTek SoC paired with 1 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage . Recently, the company a...More..

'Destiny 2' Ghost Skill Integrates Amazon Alexa Support Into Game
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

'Destiny 2' Ghost Skill Integrates Amazon Alexa Support Into Game

It's also an interesting take on the supplementary (and typically smartphone-powered) apps that many games, including Destiny 2 , use to give players easier access to in-game options and social features on t...More..

Google just launched Datally, an app to save your data
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Google just launched Datally, an app to save your data

Upon launching the application, Datally displays the amount of mobile data used today. Google wants to help you conserve your data. Even though prices of monthly data plans have significantly come down in rec...More..

When to watch the 2017 supermoon in New Orleans
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

When to watch the 2017 supermoon in New Orleans

ET. In November 2016, the moon reached a distance closest to the Earth than ever seen since 1948, producing a supersized supermoon. During its orbit, the moon passes through two points: Perigee and apoge...More..

Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger

In a post to the official Bungie forums, a representative announced that instead of a showcase for " Curse of Osiris " weapons and armors, tomorrow's update will instead be a blog post from studio leadership ...More..

Honor almost doubles shipments to India from 2016
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Honor almost doubles shipments to India from 2016

He said that with increase in sales, the company is planning to further ramp up its manufacturing facility in India. Up until this point, the Honor 7X has been accessible in the organization's nation of origi...More..

Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement

Earlier in July, Qualcomm accused Apple of infringing numerous patents linked to helping mobile devices get improved battery life. The legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm continues to heat up. The chipm...More..

Could Your Apple Watch Save Your Life?
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Could Your Apple Watch Save Your Life?

Apple Heart STudy launches to identify irregular heart rhythms. The sensor in the Apple Watch uses LED lights to measure heart rate. "Through the Apple Heart Study , Stanford Medicine faculty will explo...More..

Victoria's Secret models spark anger after singing racial slur
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Victoria's Secret models spark anger after singing racial slur

It's unclear which women are singing in the video. The audio is not totally clear but it looks as if a room of models, including Karlie Kloss and Ming Xi, are rapping line-for-line Cardi B's song. "Ther...More..

Microsoft Edge Browser Exits Preview and Now Available for iOS and Android
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Microsoft Edge Browser Exits Preview and Now Available for iOS and Android

I just wrote about the recent update that removed the preview tag yesterday, but neglected to mention the status change. For some inexplicable reason, the final version is still called Microsoft Edge Pre...More..

Lexus LX 570 gets 2-row option for 2018
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Lexus LX 570 gets 2-row option for 2018

We'll see how that impacts visibility for third-row passengers when we get into it at the show. The 2018 RX 450hL comes standard with all-wheel drive and seating for six with the captain's chairs. Destination...More..

ESPN's John Skipper just announced another 150 layoffs
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

ESPN's John Skipper just announced another 150 layoffs

The bulk of the affected jobs are in studio productions, digital content and technology. Most of the 150 laid off staffers work behind the camera. The network pays $1.9 billion annually for "Monday Night Footba...More..

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Hits Record 15M Downloads In Just 6 Days
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Hits Record 15M Downloads In Just 6 Days

Nintendo shares , which trade on the Tokyo exchange, are down on Tuesday after data from SensorTower showed its newest game was downloaded 15 million times in its first week of availability. No doubt we'll se...More..

Lincoln Nautilus takes over for the MKX
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Lincoln Nautilus takes over for the MKX

MKC will be short-lived, and MKZ is also on its last legs. "A few years from now we won't have letters". Experience with these two names taught Lincoln executives a lesson, said John Emmert, Lincoln's marke...More..

New HDMI Forum spec supports 10K and 48Gbps bandwidth
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

New HDMI Forum spec supports 10K and 48Gbps bandwidth

But putting such speculation aside, the most interesting part of HDMI 2.1 is its ability to support 4K and 8K resolutions at high frame rates. For cinephiles, High Dynamic Range (HDR) allows the display to al...More..

Xiaomi Redmi 5A: 5 unique features of Xiaomi's latest offering
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 5A: 5 unique features of Xiaomi's latest offering

It is powered by 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU. However, this year, alongside the base model which includes 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, there is also a versio...More..

United States online sales climb to record high on Black Friday and Thanksgiving
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

United States online sales climb to record high on Black Friday and Thanksgiving

But the group said the average amount spent per person was $335.47 with 75 percent of it going toward gifts. Last year , NRF's Thanksgiving weekend survey didn't include Cyber Monday sales, making the two ...More..

Waze Adds Voice Commands, Motorcycle Mode, Carpool Lanes
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Waze Adds Voice Commands, Motorcycle Mode, Carpool Lanes

In a company blog post , Waze wrote that the three new additions were the features most requested by Waze users. Google bought Waze about four years ago , and since then, there haven't been a lot of m...More..