• HTC to lay off 1500 employees from Taiwanese factories
HTC to lay off 1500 employees from Taiwanese factories

This time, workers at an HTC manufacturing unit in Taiwan are out, and not as part of any mutually advantageous agreement. The workforce which HTC plans to lay off makes up around a quarter of the 6,450 staff it employed globally as of June.

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  • Latest Android P Beta Takes Us Much Closer to the Final Release
Latest Android P Beta Takes Us Much Closer to the Final Release

There aren't any new features in today's build, as it's really all about refining it so that it's polished enough to be considered a release candidate and a near-final system image. A dark theme that's native to the operating system has been something that Android users have wanted for years. For now, you'll need a Pixel smartphone - either a P...

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  • Live Photos of Red OnePlus 6 Leaks, Launches July 2
Live Photos of Red OnePlus 6 Leaks, Launches July 2

Latest leaks shows the attractive new OnePlus 6 in RED. The development was teased by OnePlus itself and could point towards the launch of an OnePlus 6 Lava Red variant. "We believe power and attitude can be both elegant and humble, and we have strived to achieve this with the OnePlus 6 Red Edition". If a red OnePlus 6 is something you've dreamed a...

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  • Warner Bros. Labels Recent Bethesda Lawsuit As
Warner Bros. Labels Recent Bethesda Lawsuit As "Baseless Accusations"

Now, Warner Bros . has responded to Bethesda's lawsuit and said that Bethesda's claims are completely "unsubstantiated". Currently, the mobile game is still up for grabs for free on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store for Android users, so if you're interested in checking it out, you may want to download it before the suit proceeds any fur...

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  • NES Classic Available Again At Best Buy Today
NES Classic Available Again At Best Buy Today

Soon after its launch, the NES Classic Edition was almost impossible to find on store shelves as nostalgic gamers bought units to relive the days of old. When Nintendo first launched the revival in 2016 for a limited production run, it was nearly instantly sold out. The NES Classic Edition is available on Amazon's website , as well as in Am...

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  • WhatsApp lets admins set group chats to broadcast-only mode
WhatsApp lets admins set group chats to broadcast-only mode

WhatsApp today announced a new control for group administrators to limit activity so that they are the only member of the group who can send messages. The new feature will enable a setting where only the admin of a group can send messages to the group. WhatsApp will hide the chat text input bar, alerting the user that a message can not be sent.

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  • Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL renders reveal design from all angles
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL renders reveal design from all angles

In MySmartPrice's report, the Pixel 3 XL is listed at 6.2 x 3 x 0.31 inches. "According to the article, the Pixel 3 will have a 5.4" 18:9 aspect ratio display, though in a tweet Steve advised it would have a 5.3" display. a dual setup on the front. The XDA user also confirmed that the Pixel 3 XL will have a glass backside, suggesting it...

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  • This Note 9 preview spills Samsung’s biggest changes
This Note 9 preview spills Samsung’s biggest changes

It's been common knowledge that the Galaxy Note 9 will come out in the next couple of months ever since the Galaxy Note 8 arrived past year and now that Samsung has announced that the big unveiling will take place on August 9th in NY, we at least know how long we have to wait before we get to see what the company has lined up for its next big f...

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  • With Fortnite Playground Issues Continuing, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode
With Fortnite Playground Issues Continuing, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode

Players will be updated with additional information on Monday, July 2. Earlier this week, Fortnite briefly received an exciting new game mode: Playground. Epic Games has finally acknowledged the launching of a missile with an in-game message. As previously mentioned, the limited-time Playground mode also suffered from a series of issues fol...

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  • Google confirms malfunction in Home speakers and Chromecast
Google confirms malfunction in Home speakers and Chromecast

Have you just purchased Google Home Mini but can't configure it? Smart speakers have become increasingly popular in the last three years, driven by the launch of Google Home and its rival the Amazon Echo, which is powered by Amazon's own virtual assistant Alexa.

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  • Sales tax ruling may not be the bonanza some envision
Sales tax ruling may not be the bonanza some envision

Overstock noted that it had voluntarily started the process to collect sales tax on purchases made by consumers from the more than 12,000 unique USA tax jurisdictions following the ruling, although details of its enforcement will be settled in lower courts.

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  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Sales Tax Fairness
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Sales Tax Fairness

Cities can work with their state municipal leagues and state legislatures to ensure that methods for the collection of local option sales taxes are included as these discussions move to statehouses. Joe Henchman, who runs the state tax policy project at the Tax Foundation*, a conservative think-tank that supports the Wayfair decision, has been ta...

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  • Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute
Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute

Apple sought the removal of the Galaxy devices, and the two behemoths have been duking it out in court ever since 2011. Documents filed with the Northern District Court of California this morning indicate that both parties have agreed to drop and settle the remaining claims and counter claims in their legal battle.

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  • Volkswagen electric race vehicle smashes record at Pikes Peak Hill Climb
Volkswagen electric race vehicle smashes record at Pikes Peak Hill Climb

The Bentayga was only altered to meet the Pikes Peak regulations. Bentley didn't just break a record, it smashed it - with a lightly modified Bentayga taking two minutes off the previous record for production SUVs. Bentley attributes the Bentayga's 600-hp W12 engine, adaptive air suspension, active electric 48V anti-roll control and carbon cer...

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  • What to know about Apple’s iOS 12 beta
What to know about Apple’s iOS 12 beta

Just keep in mind to back up all your important data before agreeing to assess the stability and performance of the current pre-release iOS 12 version. Reboot your device, then head over to the Settings app. Those predictions are based on previous Apple release history and trying to predict future behavior based on historical patterns.

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  • Xiaomi announces Redmi 6 Pro smartphone alongside Mi Pad 4 LTE tablet
Xiaomi announces Redmi 6 Pro smartphone alongside Mi Pad 4 LTE tablet

Three variants are going on sale, with the most expensive of them offering 4G LTE (TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE bands) and Global Positioning System along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage for1,499 yuan ($230). It will go on sale in China from June 26. The Black or Rose Gold options are sold with either 3GB of RAM , 32GB of internal storage and...

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  • Apple to release new AirPods, HomePod, over-ear headphones in 2019?
Apple to release new AirPods, HomePod, over-ear headphones in 2019?

As for the new over-ear headphones, Apple is supposedly aiming to compete with expensive models put out by Bose and Sennheiser . Bloomberg notes that none of these aforementioned deals are finalized, and production has not begun on any of these new audio products.

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  • Supreme Court Let States Tax Online Shopping
Supreme Court Let States Tax Online Shopping

Attorneys say any state, arguably, now has the space to make online businesses collect a tax from the buyer, then the seller must turn the money collected over to the state the product was sold in. "Big Supreme Court win on internet sales tax - about time!" The ruling should also eliminate the need for the kind of workarounds that MA regulators...

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  • Apple finally acknowledges its new MacBook keyboards suck
Apple finally acknowledges its new MacBook keyboards suck

According to Apple, it "has determined that a small percentage of the keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro " can exhibit faults. Out-of-warranty repairs can cost $700 (roughly Rs. Earlier this month, 9to5Mac had reported on three separate class-action lawsuits related to the keyboard problems. Jason Snell, editor of Six Colors ...

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  • Here’s IGTV: Instagram’s vertical answer to YouTube
Here’s IGTV: Instagram’s vertical answer to YouTube

The Facebook-owned social network on Wednesday announced IGTV , a new long-form video platform that will allow certain users to post videos up to an hour long . Once opened, the bottom of the app shows a number of videos that are trending, and has tabs that let you view videos from your followers as well. IGTV aims for users to watch it j...

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