What you need to do now that Microsoft has killed Windows Phone

The company had done everything but officially admit it was all over - and it's now effectively done this in a tweet yesterday by the head of Microsoft's mobile business, Joe Belfiore . 'We regret to inform you that at the end of March, the app version you're using is no longer supported and you cannot send and receive messages. Facebook's hugely popular Messenger app was cut from a huge number of Windows phones in March this year. Read More

PS VR is getting an updated headset

PS VR is getting an updated headset

This means that PlayStation users can now watch HDR PS4 videos through their TV without having to unplug the headset, for example. Japanese electronics giant Sony is set to launch an updated variant of its Playstation VR headset . All existing games and peripherals will be compatible with the redesigned headset. This new headset uses different connectors. Sadly, Sony has not revealed anything about the availability of this headset in the market yet. Read More

Texas opens Big 12 play with 17-7 defeat of Iowa State

Texas opens Big 12 play with 17-7 defeat of Iowa State

Texas was downright giddy in the immediate aftermath of its 17-7 win over Iowa State . "Our defense for the last three weeks has been doing that". Iowa State then took a fumbled backward pass into the end zone to appear to pull within 14-13, but officials ruled the ball was going forward after a review. Read More

Google Pixel 2 to be unveiled on 4 October and a…

Google Pixel 2 to be unveiled on 4 October and a…

Just like past year with the original Pixel and Pixel XL the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will come with official names for the colors instead of Google just calling them "white" or "black". This year, Google it seems is listening to a customer pain point and giving consumers more storage this time around for the same $650 starting cost. (Samsung's smaller phones, the S8 and S8+, still use singular rear shooters, so Google's not alone here.) We haven't seen the fronts of the phones, but ... Read More

US, Japanese Defense Leaders Condemn North Korean Nuke Test

US, Japanese Defense Leaders Condemn North Korean Nuke Test

However, at a news conference in China, Mr Putin stopped short of expressing support for more United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and said Russian Federation viewed them as "useless and ineffective". A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far at the site in rural Seongju. The deployment would follow a spate of recent North Korean ballistic missile and nuclear tests, and increasingly heated rhetoric between North Korean leader Kim Jong ... Read More

Alexa and Cortana lend their voices to a mighty new AI chorus

Alexa and Cortana lend their voices to a mighty new AI chorus

Alexa will play music , answer questions, get news and local information, control smart home products, and other tasks from voice-enabled products. With full access to Cortana's capabilities, one might as well just buy an Echo. The two companies say the move is recognition that people will use more than one digital assistant. Read More

Running Community Mourns US, Peru Middle-Distance Runner David Torrence

Running Community Mourns US, Peru Middle-Distance Runner David Torrence

He made the 1500-meter final at the 2016 Olympics and recently set Peruvian national records in the 1500 and mile. Authorities say there are no obvious signs of foul play in the death of David Torrence , who represented Peru in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Read More

Android Oreo Adaptive Icons Not What They Seem

Android Oreo Adaptive Icons Not What They Seem

The Pixel Launcher version 2.1 is not officially available on Google Play, but you can download the APK file from GitHub . This is the first time the Mountain-View based company is giving a customer face to its programme apart from listing OEM partners with certified devices which are guaranteed to provide a safe and secure experience to their users. Read More

Speaker Paul Ryan talks tax reform, party unity at Intel

Speaker Paul Ryan talks tax reform, party unity at Intel

Some conservatives have opposed a clean hike, particularly during the Obama administration, seeking spending cuts, as well. The House Speaker held a town hall last night where he said that Trump " messed up " last week by being morally ambiguous about whether there was any comparison between white supremacists and their counter-protesters. Read More

IPhone 8 Price Leak Hints At Mammoth Leap From Last Year

IPhone 8 Price Leak Hints At Mammoth Leap From Last Year

Customers choosing three memory storage tiers over the base level may pay up to $1,200, before tax, according to reports. The 10 anniversary iPhone is expected to be released alongside its siblings - the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus - in September, but it will most likely shine brighter because of its new design, features, and price tag . Read More

Million Views For Judwaa 2 trailer

Million Views For Judwaa 2 trailer

After receiving an overwhelming response for their trailer, the makers are all set to unveil the first song from the film which is " Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12 ". Varun had already proved his dancing talent in ABCD 2 and very well portrayed the emotional and romantic blend in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Dilwale. Karisma remembered the signature dance moves as she recreated the song with Varun. Read More

Neo-Nazi Website The Daily Stormer Still Can't Find a Domain Provider

Neo-Nazi Website The Daily Stormer Still Can't Find a Domain Provider

Cloudflare's chief executive Matthew Prince explained his reasoning for shutting down the protective service in a blog , and he admitted he had struggled with the " dangerous decision". In a blog post , Prince emphasized his lingering reservations about the move . Twitter, meanwhile, appears to have suspended the account for neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer , though the company doesn't comment on individual accounts. Read More

Apple Reportedly Allocates $1 Billion to Original Video Content

Apple Reportedly Allocates $1 Billion to Original Video Content

Apple Inc looks interested in entering the original video content market , as it is believed that the United States tech giant has set aside around $1 billion to spend on Hollywood. Yesterday they hired former WGN America President Matt Cherniss , a former production exec at Warner Bros., to help with development. High-end shows such as Game of Thrones cost more than $10 million per episode to produce. Read More

Pokemon GO players in United States will soon be able to catch Mewtwo

Pokemon GO players in United States will soon be able to catch Mewtwo

In order to get the invite, you must have completed a raid recently by defeating a Raid Boss at the gym where the Exclusive Raid Battle is going to be taking place. Pokemon GO is available now in select regions on Android and iOS devices. Adding Mewtwo to the game is a pretty big deal for fans as the Pokemon was featured in the first trailer for Pokemon Go back in 2015. Read More

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 Active; pre-order starts from tomorrow

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 Active; pre-order starts from tomorrow

It comes as no surprise then that the Galaxy S8 Active is being tipped as Samsung' toughest Galaxy phone yet. The Galaxy S8 Active has nothing more regarding specs than the typical S8, despite the physical appearance. Samsung is also promising a long-lasting battery, at 4,000mAh. Samsung raised the battery size from 3000mAh to 4000mAh for the Galaxy S8 Active. Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Promotional Image Appear as Official Unveil Nears

But the success of Galaxy S8 is a testament that Samsung knows how to regain the faith of consumers. The look on the other side of the device, though, received mostly positive reviews like "pretty as hell" and "absolutely stunning". It is identical to the one seen on the S8 and S8 Plus smartphones, complete with infinity display. The iPhone 8 is also said to have an innovative in-display fingerprint sensor, but the Note 8 will have the fingerprint scanner on the back panel. Read More

Google launches Android O Developer Preview 4 with final system behaviors

We'll be testing it soon, but we can confidently guess it'll probably run just about all of your apps without fail-something that developer preview 3 couldn't do. This update includes final system behaviors, more bug fixes and optimizations, and the final APIs. Google will release small updates to the SDK, tools, and Android Emulator system images over the next few days. Read More

Samsung To Retire IconX For New Bixby 'Buds

Samsung To Retire IconX For New Bixby 'Buds

Beyond that, Samsung is expected to get a bit more colorful with the Galaxy Note 8 . Words are spreading that the company will feature the Note 8 with one remarkable element and a massive display. The phablet will sport dual rear cameras , aligned horizontally along with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. In the tweet, Quandt also indicated that the above-mentioned color variants are the ones that the expected Note 8 is going to arrive in. Read More

Watch the geeky first trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

Watch the geeky first trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

Ready Player One is set in the not-so-distant future-the year 2045. "It's the most unbelievable flash forward and flashback at the same time - to a decade I was very much involved in as well as a future that I think is out there awaiting all of us whether we like it or not", Spielberg said. Read More

Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford has unveiled a new flavor of the top-selling F-150 truck that is aimed specifically at police departments around the US. Although you won't see it any time soon in Australia, where the latest F-150 is available from a handful right-hand drive converters, the F-150 Police Responder joins the Blue Oval's growing law enforcement vehicle range in North America, which Ford claims is the biggest in the USA industry. Read More

Trump's handshake with Macron lasts virtually forever

Trump's handshake with Macron lasts virtually forever

The occasion also marked the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I. This time, his target was the first lady of France , Mrs Brigitte Macron . "Even if it were not a sexist remark or a reference to Brigitte Macron's age, the formulation appears at least clumsy". The first time Emmanuel and Donald met, in Brussels, they shared a long, tense handshake. Read More

Border row won't affect economic, cultural ties: Chinese

Border row won't affect economic, cultural ties: Chinese

Today, India-China relations are really multi-faceted. Trump also drew deep concerns in India when he said that he wanted to make acquiring H-1B visas tougher, a move that is likely to impact Indian IT firms operating in the US. News18earlier reported that the Chinese Embassy's website that had said that the two "exchanged views" on the "current bilateral relations" between the two nations. Read More

Valve banned more than 40 thousand of cheaters on Steam

Valve banned more than 40 thousand of cheaters on Steam

That's a record high , making the previous October 2016 record of 15,227 look like some dude in his pajamas with a fly swatter compared to a crack team of exterminators. That's why Steam strategically banned the users after the sale ended, so they won't have the chance of repurchasing the games at a cheaper price. Read More

PM and his family's assets beyond their known means, observes JIT

PM and his family's assets beyond their known means, observes JIT

The report said that there was a "significant gap/disparity" between the declared sources of income and wealth accumulated by Sharif, his sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz and his daughter Maryam Nawaz . After receiving the report, the top court allowed the petitioners and respondents in the case to obtain copy of the report from the apex court's registrar office. Read More

Things Every Grown-Ass Woman Needs To Buy On Prime Day

Things Every Grown-Ass Woman Needs To Buy On Prime Day

If you haven't already signed up, you can take advantage of a 30-day free trial here . That amounts to more than one in three American adults, although some members may be under 18 and many people share a membership with others in their household. Read More