• Uber 'Spotlight' Tool Helps Your Driver Find You
Uber 'Spotlight' Tool Helps Your Driver Find You

We designed Pickup Messages to encourage safe driving: your messages are read aloud, and drivers can simply tap to respond. It isn't much, considering that you may miss your flight as a result, but we'll take what we can get. The new features are available immediately to users of its mobile apps. Additionally, riders can now provide their Uber ...

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  • MacBook Pro 2018 Initial Findings: Keyboard Design Cover-Up?
MacBook Pro 2018 Initial Findings: Keyboard Design Cover-Up?

It was a curious find considering the Apple description of its new MacBook did not mention making any technical changes to the keyboard . But you know what else Apple has? If Apple described the new MacBook Pro's keyboard as one that improves reliability, it would be the same as admitting there were problems with its past keyboards.

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Multiplayer Beta Begins Early Next Month
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Multiplayer Beta Begins Early Next Month

Two betas will be held for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , and the first is the multiplayer beta . " Call of Duty " fans have two betas to look forward to this summer, according to a blog post from Treyarch . Additionally, the beta will see a mix of new and returning Specialists, such as Nomad and Prophet. PC users who pre-purchase the game f...

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  • Apple Boosts the MacBook Pro with Improved Performance
Apple Boosts the MacBook Pro with Improved Performance

The 13-inch MacBook Pro features, among others, a quad-core processor and up to 2TB of SSD storage. According to Apple , the new keyboard will be quieter . Apple rolled out new MacBook Pro models featuring faster processors and more products are expected later this year as the tech giant refreshes its offerings.

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  • New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles
New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles

The project, using technology by Westcotec and designed alongside criminologist Dr Helen Wells of Keele University, uses a sensor detecting vehicles where there are active 2G, 3G and 4G phone signals, and an LED warning sign located a short distance along the road.

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  • Net Neutrality: Internet to remain free and fair after government approval
Net Neutrality: Internet to remain free and fair after government approval

So now your Internet provider can not boost the speed of videos on several sites while slowing down video from other video streaming sites. The Telecom Commission , the apex decision-making body in the telecom ministry, on Wednesday approved Net neutrality by backing the principles of a free and open internet and also cleared the new teleco...

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  • Sprint's adding a $70/month unlimited plan and neutering its $60/month one
Sprint's adding a $70/month unlimited plan and neutering its $60/month one

Sprint announced two new unlimited data plans this morning called Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Basic . A single line of Unlimited Basic costs $60 a month, the same as Sprint's previous unlimited plan. The over 55 plan has fewer features but costs only $50 for one line and $70 for two lines. You'll get 10GB of LTE data when you travel to ...

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  • HTC plans blockchain phone release in Q3
HTC plans blockchain phone release in Q3

HTC has just confirmed that it is making the "world's first major blockchain phone ", a mysterious device that is likely to cost around $1,000 and that allows the user to own their digital identity. The device is billed as the "first cold wallet phone with key recovery", helping users manage their own crytpocurrency and keep personal data separ...

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  • Apple's new MacBook Pros get a much-needed performance boost
Apple's new MacBook Pros get a much-needed performance boost

That product, an external GPU, is based around a Radeon Pro 580 with 8GB of video memory. Failing that, it may just be time to bite the bullet and check out the 2018 MacBook Pros in the hope that this new third-generation butterfly keyboard is up to snuff.

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  • This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen
This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

The design of the phone is also in keeping with previous Galaxy Note 9 leaks . What makes it worth waiting for the Galaxy Note 9 if you don't care about the S Pen and Samsung pops in a smaller battery in it? And considering the Note 9 will have a curved, nearly completely encompassing display, there doesn't look to be any gold or yellow hints.

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  • Microsoft counters Slack with a free version of Teams
Microsoft counters Slack with a free version of Teams

First of all, Microsoft Teams , the company's collaboration tool created to rival the likes of Slack , is getting a free tier for the first time, having previously been limited to Office 365 users. 10 GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB per person for personal storage. The free version supports up to 300 users per company and offer...

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  • Don Young weighed in on Supreme Court Nominee
Don Young weighed in on Supreme Court Nominee

The annual salary for a circuit court judge, Kavanaugh's current job, is about $220,000. Trump is backing McCaskill's front-runner Republican challenger, Attorney General Josh Hawley. Democratic unity is far from a foregone conclusion. Democrats have also called on McConnell to hold off on a confirmation vote until after the November midterm ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaks with keyboard cover and stylus
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaks with keyboard cover and stylus

Could the Honor Note 10 derail Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 plans? In terms of hardware, the Galaxy Tab S4 will apparently be running a Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 7,300mAh battery under the hood with speakers by AKG. The all-new S Pen for the latest Galaxy Tab model has also been leaked in a separate render comparing its aesthetics with th...

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  • Federer confident Tennis can outshine Football
Federer confident Tennis can outshine Football

England's rise through the World Cup tournament has dispelled decades of frustration at past dismal performances. It might be a little embarrassing to see a tennis crowd staring comatose at phones, but apparently it's time for the tennis world to admit other sports exists, with Lewis adding: "It's not unheard of for there to be a ripple of applau...

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  • Popular Free-To-Play Shooter 'Warframe' Is Heading To Nintendo Switch
Popular Free-To-Play Shooter 'Warframe' Is Heading To Nintendo Switch

Doom and Wolfstein port developer Panic Button has partnered with Warframe's developer, Digital Extremes , to make this transition happen. Digital Extremes has revealed that Warframe is coming to the Nintendo Switch. WWE 2K18, while generally well-received by critics, was universally panned on the Nintendo console, with journalists and...

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  • IOS 11.4.1's New Passcode Cracking Prevention Feature Can Be Bypassed: ElcomSoft
IOS 11.4.1's New Passcode Cracking Prevention Feature Can Be Bypassed: ElcomSoft

This seems like a ideal solution, but security researchers from ElcomSoft have pointed out a significant shortcoming. Here's how to enable this feature. If you've got accessories that you want to continue working after your iPhone has been sitting locked for awhile, you can toggle the option on to remove the hour limit.

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  • Microsoft unveils its smallest, cheapest Surface yet: The Surface Go
Microsoft unveils its smallest, cheapest Surface yet: The Surface Go

The system is powered by an Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y . While it comes with 4GB/8GB LPDDR3 and 64GB of eMMC storage , the users can also choose for 128GB/256GB SSD storage option. Pricing for the Surface Go starts at $400, but you'll probably also need the keyboard type cover, which starts at $99. It has a kickstand, metal-constru...

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  • Netflix Debuts
Netflix Debuts "Smart Download" Feature As Boost For Binges

Users of Netflix's Apple iOS apps will have to wait a few more months to get Smart Downloads . Said Cameron Johnson, Director of Product Innovation at Netflix . That's where smart downloading comes in. Episodes that are slightly longer won't take up more storage space, Netflix says, because of the way Netflix encodes, or converts the video,...

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  • Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change
Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

It's to celebrate the restaurant chain's 60th birthday. A full stack is $5.79. "We'd never turn our back on pancakes (except for that time we faked it to promote our new burgers)". After the name change, that number jumped to 30 percent. There were strong feelings going around about the name change. The internet was outraged at the move, either b...

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  • Phone maker Xiaomi falls then rises in Hong Kong debut
Phone maker Xiaomi falls then rises in Hong Kong debut

Let us know in the comments if you think Xiaomi will do well in the medium and long term in terms of its stock price. Xiaomi's IPO valued the firm, which also makes internet-connected home appliances and gadgets, at $54 billion, nearly half the $ 100 billion it had initially hoped for and below its more recent target of at least $70 billion.

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