• Google Home Hub in pictures
Google Home Hub in pictures

We'll have a full review available once we get our hands on the Google Hub for ourselves, but if you're a big fan of Google's Assistant and its world of Chromecast-enabled devices, it's a no-brainer. Home Hub can do quite a bit, as the addition of a screen adds an entirely new dimension to Google Assistant. That's OK because Google is at...

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  • Facebook Launches AI-Powered Video Calling Devices
Facebook Launches AI-Powered Video Calling Devices

This AI-controlled device simplifies video-chats with an exemplary wide-angle camera which can identify the user, pans the body and can then keep tracking you wherever you move around. Earlier in the year, it was forced to admit the personal data of tens of millions of users had been hijacked by Cambridge Analytica (CA), a British firm working fo...

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  • Samsung Unveils The First Smartphone With Four Cameras
Samsung Unveils The First Smartphone With Four Cameras

The first sensor is an ultra wide sensor with 120-degree field of view, f/2.4 aperture, and 8-megapixel resolution. The A9 has a 24-megapixel main camera, as well as telephoto, ultra wide-angle and depth lenses created to help with a broad range of mobile photography.

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  • Nokia 7 Plus serves first slice of Androin 9 Pie
Nokia 7 Plus serves first slice of Androin 9 Pie

Briefing you about key design placement, the Nokia 3 .1 Plus features a large screen with minimal side bezels, though there are some noticeable bezels on the top and bottom chin. All three smartphones are running the Android 8.1 Oreo update, with HMD Global stating that an Android 9 Pie upgrade will be rolled out in the near future.

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  • Samsung launches A9 smartphone with four cameras for the 'Instagram generation'
Samsung launches A9 smartphone with four cameras for the 'Instagram generation'

Next up is an 8MP, 120 degree wide angle lens allowing you to get more into each shot, followed by a 5MP depth-sensing camera which collects data used in Samsung's Live Focus background blur mode. From the always-on display and fast charging to the fingerprint sensor, facial recognition, and headphone jack, the phone keeps up with the Galaxy S9 an...

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  • Google’s Live Albums Can Automatically Share Your Best Photos
Google’s Live Albums Can Automatically Share Your Best Photos

Google has now announced that Duplex will launch in the USA before the end of the year, initially allowing Pixel users to make reservations through Google Assistant . It's a secret weapon of sorts in a fight that up until now has essentially been no-contest as PCMag sees it: The Apple iPad is simply the best midrange tablet for most peopl...

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  • Google kills bid for $10 billion Pentagon contract after employee protests
Google kills bid for $10 billion Pentagon contract after employee protests

Bids are due in under a week on October 12th. The company, which is in a pitched battle to catch up to cloud leaders Amazon Web Services Inc. and Microsoft Azure , said it's dropping out of the race for the contract because of a conflict with its principles on the ethical use of artificial intelligence.

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  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro images leaked before October 16 launch
Huawei Mate 20 Pro images leaked before October 16 launch

Now, in a tweet via the company's official handle, it seems that this might not be the case. We are not sure if the device would carry a rugged design pattern, similar to most other gaming smartphones like Razer Phone, Xiaomi Blackshark, ASUS ROG Phone, Nubia Red Magic, etc.

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  • A Hong Kong store is already selling the Pixel 3 XL
A Hong Kong store is already selling the Pixel 3 XL

Plus, if you activate your Pixel 3 before December 31, you'll get an extended six-month trial of YouTube Music Premium! At a live event in NY, the technology giant will reportedly also announce a range of other updated devices including a new tablet as well as smart home products, which could include an update to the firm's Google Home sma...

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  • Rumor: Microsoft is close to buying Obsidian Entertainment
Rumor: Microsoft is close to buying Obsidian Entertainment

According to Kotaku , three people that have been " briefed on the negotiations " have said that Microsoft is now finalizing the deal between the two companies. "While it is our policy not to comment on rumours or speculation, we look forward to publishing the upcoming RPG from Obsidian Entertainment, and remain confident in the team there to deli...

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  • PlayStation Network will finally let you change your old screen name
PlayStation Network will finally let you change your old screen name

Subsequent name changes will cost money, with it being $4.99 for PlayStation Plus members and $9.99 for everyone else. You will be able to change your online ID through the settings menu or your profile. It doesn't sound like you'll get your money back if you paid for the name change, though. You'll have the option to show your previous ID alongs...

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  • Black Ops 4's day-one patch is a whopping 50 GB
Black Ops 4's day-one patch is a whopping 50 GB

With the news that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's disc wouldn't function without a day-one update, the next question in order was how large of an update was required. Meanwhile, Xbox One owners won't seemingly require the same 112 GB of free hard drive space, but can still expect a 55 GB final install size on their system.

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  • Google's Leaked Reasons for Not Announcing Mass User Data Breach
Google's Leaked Reasons for Not Announcing Mass User Data Breach

Strobe found a sizeable flaw in Google+' APIs, meaning that malicious apps could extract data from profiles, such as name, email addresses, occupation, gender and age. This bug helped outside developers to gain access to users personal data. Meanwhile, Google planned to add new workplace-oriented features to enhance the appeal of Google+ as a "...

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  • The Google Home Hub is a smart speaker with tablet interface
The Google Home Hub is a smart speaker with tablet interface

However, it wasn't clear if these refer to different sizes, designs, or if there will be a version with 4G and one with just Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Other new camera features include a Photobooth mode (AI that snaps photos when it detects facial expressions), selective color mode, a Playground mode for playful photos (with stickers and captions), an...

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  • You shall not patch! Microsoft has blocked the new Windows 10 update
You shall not patch! Microsoft has blocked the new Windows 10 update

However, that didn't go quite well, as many problems began arising for users who were updating to the newest version of Windows 10. Only devices with Known Folder Redirects enabled were affected by the issue and there only if the feature was enabled but files remained in the default folder.

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  • Apple releases iOS 12.0.1 to fix charging and WiFi bugs
Apple releases iOS 12.0.1 to fix charging and WiFi bugs

For example, Apple says that it's fixed an issue where some iPhone XS devices might not begin charging immediately when connected to a Lightning cable , which sounds like an important bug fix for a new flagship smartphone. Since a full restore fixed the LTE and Wi-Fi bugs , it seems plausible that iOS 12.0.1 does as well. Apple switched the...

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  • Google attempts to undercut Apple’s iPhone XS with cheaper Pixel 3
Google attempts to undercut Apple’s iPhone XS with cheaper Pixel 3

AI, embodied in Google's talking Assistant, also promises to be more of a sidekick in the Pixel 3 . Google said in a blog post on Tuesday that it recently delivered some Google Home speakers within 10 minutes of ordering using drones from Alphabet's Wing.

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  • The next PlayStation is already in the works, says Sony's new president
The next PlayStation is already in the works, says Sony's new president

The commitment to a next-generation console comes as discussion begins to heat up over the next round of the so-called "console wars" and the future of dedicated gaming hardware. A couple weeks ago, Sony (snejf) said it was experimenting with letting people play the hit game Fortnite across the PS4, Android, iOS, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Wi...

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  • Google Plus to shut down after massive data breach
Google Plus to shut down after massive data breach

Google said the bug hasn't affected the personal data but is investigating the issue. Google does not yet have a lead EU Supervisory authority, as the breach apparently happened before the EU's new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), was implemented.

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  • Google Pixel 3 XL Is Already Selling In Hong Kong Before Launch
Google Pixel 3 XL Is Already Selling In Hong Kong Before Launch

It's a given Google will make its new flagship phones official at an event on October 9. Google believes in their ability to deliver incredible image quality with the help of powerful software. In addition to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL, Google will also be unveiling the Google Home Hub, which will compete against the Amazon Echo Show sma...

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