• New Google Chromecast goes on sale before it's officially announced

    New Google Chromecast goes on sale before it's officially announced

    IT&Software

    When he tried to buy it, the Best Buy employee couldn't scan the device, as it wasn't registered in the system and had a release date of October 9 . The Chrome logo on the top has been replaced with a subtle G icon, matching the Pixel lineup. It is still said to charge through micro-USB (and not the new USB Type-C standard) but the HDMI connector no longer sticks magnetically to the device.
  • Apple iPhone XS & XS Max Now Available in India, But Who’s Buying?

    Apple iPhone XS & XS Max Now Available in India, But Who’s Buying?

    IT&Software

    Noticeably, the commercial includes a scene showing Group FaceTime, a feature not included within the current iOS 12 software release, but expected to arrive in October within the public iOS 12.1 release. This year's iPhones combines a new neural engine in the A12 with a custom image signal processor (ISP), topped with AI-based facial analysis and Smart HDR.
  • Google Pixel 3 XL brought to vivid rendering in different colors

    Google Pixel 3 XL brought to vivid rendering in different colors

    IT&Software

    Google's Pixel Stand wireless charger will let users dock the Pixel phones in an upright position which also seemingly confirms previous rumours that Google is looking for something more than just charging here. The Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform will be under the hood and the unit will be equipped with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of native storage. Yes, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL will come with two 8-megapixel lenses (f/1.8 and f/2.2) on the front for something called "Super Selfies" ...
  • Apple IPhone Xs Max original cost revealed, much lower than retail price

    Apple IPhone Xs Max original cost revealed, much lower than retail price

    IT&Software

    You'll need to enter your Apple ID and password to log out. This may come as shocking but it is simply because the iOS platform does not support the VP9 codec that YouTube uses in streaming its content. What's interesting is that Samsung also supplies some mobile phone parts to its rival Apple through subsidiaries, particularly the OLED display.
  • OnePlus 6T battery capacity revealed

    OnePlus 6T battery capacity revealed

    IT&Software

    Although that came from a Chinese e-commerce site, the date is looking a little more likely thanks to a packaging leak on social media site Weibo . There have been plenty of leaks about the OnePlus 6T's launch date; but this latest one via Weibo is the most legit we've seen, as it includes actual packaging (see below).
  • Snap stock gains after Instagram cofounders step down

    Snap stock gains after Instagram cofounders step down

    IT&Software

    Mr Systrom, the chief executive of the app, said they were departing to "explore our curiosity and creativity". A Bloomberg report said Systrom and Krieger had been frustrated by a rise in the day-to-day involvement of Zuckerberg, who has become more reliant on Instagram in planning for Facebook's future.
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 to launch in India on September 25

    Samsung Galaxy A7 to launch in India on September 25

    IT&Software

    Samsung , a well-known smartphone and home appliances company has revealed that it is working on a smartphone with four rear cameras . It consists of a regular 24-megapixel f/1.7 lens, an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor, and a third 5-megapixel f/2.2 snapper for depth-sensing.
  • Google started quietly logging you into Chrome with latest update, reports say

    Google started quietly logging you into Chrome with latest update, reports say

    IT&Software

    Google's Chrome lost more of its shine over the weekend as the normally calm and reasoned world of Twitter erupted in indignation after users realised the search giant was automatically signing them into its browser. What alarmed security experts, however, is that Google does not notify users that they have also been signed into Chrome. And let's not forget, this is the same company that landed in hot water last month for tracking user location history even after users make it clear they ...
  • Facebook unveils new VR headset 'Oculus Quest' for $399

    IT&Software

    No wires, no connected laptops or phones, just a headset , and two controllers... that's the dream that the Oculus Quest promises. As we previously reported, the device will ship with Touch Controllers like the ones found on the Oculus Rift , and it features all of the necessary sensors in the headset itself, completely ditching the need for cables (aside from charging, of course).
  • Google celebrates its 20th birthday with a video doodle on popular searches

    Google celebrates its 20th birthday with a video doodle on popular searches

    IT&Software

    Going from being a simple search engine to a global technology giant, Google has come a long way with users getting nearly all information needed on a plethora of subjects. This year's doodle features letter-shaped balloons attached to a gift box. Google is an ever-changing entity when it comes to search. You can click on any of the results and see relevant images .
  • Fortnite v5.40 goes live with brand new High Stakes mode

    Fortnite v5.40 goes live with brand new High Stakes mode

    IT&Software

    It coincides with the 5.40 update which means there's a plethora of new Fortnite stuff to get your teeth stuck into, but what can you expect with the new Fortnite Getaway mode and Grappler Gun item? The primary focus of any battle royale game is to survive longer than anyone else in the lobby.
  • Oculus finally built the best VR gaming headset ever

    IT&Software

    Last year's version was still using handheld controllers with integrated touch pads, but the final version will ship with controllers that use Oculus Rift-style thumb sticks and buttons. And presumably we'll see an upgraded Rift-if that's what they're calling headsets that connect to PCs-at some point after the Quest launches. There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Project Santa Cruz , the upcoming standalone VR HMD from the crew at Oculus.
  • Samsung Galaxy P30 to arrive in four gradient colors, two storage configurations

    Samsung Galaxy P30 to arrive in four gradient colors, two storage configurations

    IT&Software

    While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 might the Korean giant's best phone at the moment, it can be easily argued that the dedicated Bixby button is not in the best place. The device will be available in 6GB RAM +128GB storage and 4GB RAM +64GB storage configurations. The device will be powered by an Octa-Core 2.2GHz chip which will either be assisted by 4GB of RAM or 6GB of RAM .
  • Apple Adds Artificial Intelligence Smart Features to its Latest iPhone Offerings

    Apple Adds Artificial Intelligence Smart Features to its Latest iPhone Offerings

    IT&Software

    A lot of people were surprised when Apple did not reveal the iPhone SE2 during the Apple Keynote event last September 12. As always, Apple is going all out, in its minimalistic trademark type of way. All of these new models are powered by Apple's A12 Bionic processor , and come with a choice of different storage amounts ranging from 64GB all the way up to 512GB on the XS and XS Max .
  • Blizzard's Diablo franchise is getting a series on Netflix

    Blizzard's Diablo franchise is getting a series on Netflix

    IT&Software

    With BlizzCon on the horizon it's nearly a guarantee that Blizzard would want to announce the new series at their own incredibly popular convention, that celebrates the six game franchises the company created, including Diablo . The game inspired a pair of sequels, as well as several expansions. This is all on the subject, for now, we will keep you posted when new info becomes available.