Technology

by | February 23, 2016 | 23:21

These days, we often hear about games long before they launch; sometimes the hype gets rolling a year and more before the actual release date. Since it's possible to get these mods through Steam, via the Workshop, everyone was wondering when is Fallout 4 finally going to receive mod support.

by | February 23, 2016 | 23:10

The Adobe Lightroom 2 features many new offerings which were not a part of the application before, and the biggest highlight of this update is the fact that a new in-app camera has been introduced in the Adobe Lightroom 2 app. When the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom app launched in December 2015, processing images gained a new player that could make things interesting for seasoned players like Snapseed, VSCO and others.

by | February 23, 2016 | 21:58

What sets this project apart is that, unlike previous games based on the franchise, Sword Art Online: The Beginning will actually be a VR MMO game, played by wearing a VR headset. IBM is now taking applications for a prototype alpha test that will be held between March 18 and March 20 in Tokyo. So far, the trailer for the project on YouTube is filled with jokes about the potential "dangers" of a real-world Sword Art Online .

by | February 23, 2016 | 20:32

Both run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with Samsung's TouchWiz UI on top. The bottom of the camera is flat, so it can rest on most surfaces, and it also features a standard tripod mount. Both of the flagship devices accept MicroSD cards, allowing expandable memory and are water resistant and come with a IP68 certification, which lets you submerge both the smartphones for around 30 minutes under 1.5 m of water.

by | February 23, 2016 | 18:31

The whole thing will only weigh 1.04 kilograms or roughly 2.3 pounds. There'll also be a model with LTE support, but Lenovo's quiet on the price for that configuration. Offering more battery lifethan before, the ideapad MIIX 310 boasts up to 10 hours of battery life with an optional FHD display, making movie marathons that much more immersive.

by | February 23, 2016 | 16:20

The main camera on LG's upcoming G5 smartphone will have two lenses - one for standard shots and another with a wider angle so you can capture more of what's in front of you without having to step back. There are others external accessories meant to work with the phone, and LG has it's own nod to virtual reality. An example is the LG CAM Plus that provides various DSLR camera-like functions such as auto focus, zoom, record, shutter, and exposure lock.

by | February 23, 2016 | 14:18

Huawei usually hosts its own media event for major phone launches - the P8 debuted in London and the P7 in Paris - but this year it will join LG, Samsung and others in Barcelona . In a smartphone market dominated by relatively similar devices, LG has set itself apart with the G5. Before we get into the differences between both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, let's discuss their similarities.

by | February 22, 2016 | 17:52

It is rather surprising to see HP testing the waters by releasing a powerful Windows 10 Mobile running smartphone when the operating system has barely 1 percent market share of the global smartphone market. As per Phone Arena , detailed specifications and images of Elite X3 are doing the rounds ahead of its official launch. This bodes well for battery life.

by | February 21, 2016 | 23:59

The LG Hi-Fi Plus is an audio player, which the company has developed with B&O PLAY. Also of note, the 5.3-inch AMOLED display features quad HD resolution and an eye-popping pixel density of 554 ppi. LG's latest G5 flagship handset comes with a whole ecosystem of add-ons and accessories to enhance the smartphone experience. The company has now been working on various aspects of the device, and the most interesting thing about the LG G5 is the friends it comes out with.

by | February 21, 2016 | 19:30

Starting at $699/€799, the Huawei MateBook Windows 10 device is taking on the Microsoft Surface tablet. The MateBook will run on Intel's fanless Skylake Core M with top clockspeeds of up to 3.1GHz (this includes the Core M3, M5 and M7), which should mean more than enough horsepower for demanding applications, and perhaps even light gaming.

by | February 21, 2016 | 18:54

HTC announced not only the release month for the upcoming VR headset, but the price, and it's nothing short of shocking. With it, you can receive and respond to incoming calls, view text messages and send quick replies, and check calendar invites, all without removing your Vive headset.

by | February 20, 2016 | 16:24

Sprawling federal agencies are rarely quick adopters of new software, and the Pentagon's embrace of Windows 10 is likely to be read as an endorsement of the software's security features and stability, analysts say. So when Microsoft announced the Lumia 650 without the much sought after feature, it indeed disappointed many who would have been prospective buyers of the same.

by | February 20, 2016 | 07:11

Samsung Pay's expansion plans were supposed to be announced at MWC , but it looks like we won't have to wait that long. During the first three quarters of 2015, total mobile payment reached RMB84.76 trillion (US$13 trillion), up 466% year-on-year, according to data from the People's Bank of China.

by | February 19, 2016 | 16:03

If Three is blocking ads on websites, those websites could refuse to serve the pages to Three. Publishers and Internet companies have been trying tactics like locking people out or offering readers the chance to pay instead of seeing ads to fight the rise of ad blockers.

by | February 19, 2016 | 13:36

They're combined to help make the whole hybrid system feel more organic to the driver and to help put the power down better. "The LC500h boasts 0-100km/h times "well into the sub-five second range" according to Lexus , despite its hulking size and presence; the hybrid gear means it can keep up with the V8s and turbocharged six-cylinder engines in Lexus " performance competitors.

by | February 19, 2016 | 06:45

The GSMA has just set a new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness trackers and tablets. For those new to e-SIMs, these are essentially, SIMs which come as part of the device and not requiring the end user to physically insert a SIM card to make use of a standalone or cellular service.

by | February 18, 2016 | 21:56

These users won't have to do anything but wait. Microsoft says it's rolling out these upgrades to Outlook.com users as quickly as possible, with millions of accounts being upgraded each week. You can also set your own flags, and pin email to the top of your inbox. As you write an email , Outlook now supports emoji and can also make any embedded pictures pop a bit more with some image creation tools.

by | February 18, 2016 | 16:03

With Orion , we're enabling developers and OEMs to create that type of experience ", CEO Michael Buckwald said. Plus, the sensor was still running the same software built for desktop PCs; a holdover from the days when Leap Motion's main focus was the aforementioned PC accessory .

by | February 18, 2016 | 09:45

Facebook is unlocking its Instant Articles program during its F8 developer conference on April 12th . Initial partners included The Atlantic , BBC News , BuzzFeed , The Guardian , National Geographic , NBC, The New York Times , and Spiegel.

by | February 18, 2016 | 04:51

In a continuing celebration of Pokemon's 20th anniversary, Nintendo a revealed a new Pokemon that will also appear in an upcoming animated movie. According to the site, Magearna will be kept captive by a corrupt minister trying to harness Magearna's power in order to become the ruler of a mechanical kingdom full of cogs and gears.

by | February 18, 2016 | 00:07

Major systems such as Windows or OS X are not affected, but Professor Alan Woodward, a security expect from the University of Surrey, told the BBC that consumers should be concerned about smaller connected devices. An attacker could set up their own server to hijack the device when it performed a lookup on the server's address. Nevertheless, Google said although their engineers have worked out how it's very hard to use the defect.

by | February 17, 2016 | 16:45

That definitively doesn't sound anything like April. Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays from Facebook's Oculus, HTC, and Sony expected to hit retail shelves the world over this year. In this article, we explain what is known about the PlayStation VR UK release date, price and specs, based on that most blessed of things: internet rumours.

by | February 17, 2016 | 16:08

Suggestions that Vaio, Fujitsu and Toshiba will team up to create PCs for the Japanese market continue to grow. Vaio expects to own the biggest stake in the merged company, which can help the trio save on research and development and scale production, he said.

by | February 17, 2016 | 06:01

The disappointing sales of the Galaxy S6 Edge + a year ago has reportedly prompted Samsung to decide against launching the device in the U.K.at all. The handset has more in common with the larger Galaxy S6 Edge+ than the standard S6 Edge , which was released alongside the Galaxy S6 previous year.

by | February 17, 2016 | 03:59

If you dig tech toys, you've probably kept up with the news coming out of NY with the Toy Fair over the weekend. Last year, toy manufacturer Mattel gave its iconic View-Master stereoscope a 21st-century makeover by turning it into one of the best Google Cardboard viewers you could buy.

by | February 16, 2016 | 15:24

The second speaker could probably be spotted on the same edge as the removed headphone jack and the existing speaker. According to MacRumors , citing a Barclays analyst report, Apple would also introduce noise cancellation technology using technology from Cirrus Logic.

by | February 16, 2016 | 15:07

Apple's latest flagship phone has a 4.7-inch display. Priced at $500, he expects the new phone to cannibalize 5 million Apple iPhone 6 sales which would wipe out $3 billion in revenue. The iPad Air 3 is the long-awaited upgrade to Apple's iPad Air 2, which launched in October 2014. The iPad Air 3 is said to include a Smart Connector and support for Apple-branded accessories, which could mean that updated Smart Keyboards and Apple Pencil support for the 9.7-inch device are in the ...

by | February 16, 2016 | 10:48

However, other industry analysts have been stating that Apple is looking to bring out its devices soon after release as it wants to beat the competition and also provide customers with a brand new 4-inch iPhone. The device will also come with Touch ID and 3D Touch, it is rumored to come in a number of colors including a pink option which may either be bright pink or the same rose gold color of the iPhone 6S.

by | February 16, 2016 | 01:34

Sources say the plan could still change. Strategy or not, the company's upcoming iPhone 5se may indeed turn out to be a victor with some specs that may make iPhone 6 owners unhappy. The new page suggests anyone affected by the problem should contact Apple Support for assistance. The new smartphone may come in colors such as rose gold, gold, silver and space gray.

by | February 15, 2016 | 23:36

After the Moto 360 2nd gen and the Moto Sport got their update first, it's now the turn of Motorola's very first smartwatch to enjoy the various new features that come with the Android Wear update. Most notably, Sprint confirmed exactly a week ago that their One M9 variant was set to begin receiving its update to Marshmallow. With do not disturb you can simply configure many interruptions just by tapping Do Not Disturb button in the quick setting panel.

by | February 15, 2016 | 23:15

But let's roll that back a little, because Error 53 isn't doing the bricking. The other perplexing issue is that some have reported Error 53 problems without subjecting their iPhones to any kind of third-party repairs whatsoever. A report from The Guardian revealed that the iPhone 6S devices were rendered useless after encountering the error message. If you have an iPhone 6 (or plan on copping the iPhone 7 when it's released), make sure you only get it repaired at an Apple store.

by | February 15, 2016 | 20:42

Google Photos launched last May and is much more geared toward today's mobile lifestyle than Picasa was. But if you don't want to use Google Photos, you will still be able to view and access your pictures and data in the "new place" that Google will create for you.

by | February 15, 2016 | 17:37

Update: Zuckerberg addressed TRAI's decision in a Facebook post Monday morning, saying that he was "disappointed" and that " everyone in the world should have access to the internet ". It added that it sought "to ensure that consumers get unhindered and non-discriminatory access to the Internet". "India's TRAI ruling is very disappointing for the millions of unconnected citizens that have never logged on to a computer or swiped an iPhone", said Jerri Ann Henry, public advocate for ...

by | February 15, 2016 | 07:53

Not offering pre-orders could be a completely new strategy for Apple . The new bit of information comes from 9to5Mac's sources, and they say that the iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 will be available to buy on the 18th of March, just three days after announcement on the 15th.

by | February 15, 2016 | 01:21

Immersion alleges that the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus and Apple Watch used its patented technologies in their touch systems, including vibration feedback for different touches and previews of actions at a light touch. The event launching the iPhone 5SE could also include the unveiling of the new iPad Air 3. According to the latest reports, it seems Apple will not be offering users with the usual pre-orders that it has been giving out for its iOS devices.