• How Amazon's New Kindle Oasis Stacks up to Its Competitors
How Amazon's New Kindle Oasis Stacks up to Its Competitors

Whereas the original Kindle Oasis was able to boast a staggering 9 week battery life with its charging case attached, the new one achieves a still extremely impressive 7 weeks and manages it without a special battery-pack case. "The all-new Kindle Oasis is our most advanced Kindle ever". Amazon declined to say how it waterproofed the Kin...

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  • Apple Looking to revive Steven Spielberg's Amazon Stories
Apple Looking to revive Steven Spielberg's Amazon Stories

The show has since developed a cult-like status. Amazing Stories aired from 1985 to 1987 and although it was canceled, it won five Emmys, including one for guest actor John Lithgow. Recent hires Jamie Ehrlicht and Zack Van Amburg from Sony Television appear to be hard at work on landing a serious TV series for Apple . It's still unclear how ...

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  • Snapchat Introduces Context Cards
Snapchat Introduces Context Cards

The new feature will pop up by swiping "More" at the bottom of snaps sent by users who agree to share their locations. For now, only posts that use Geofilters or appear in Snap Map or Search will get the additional functionality. The Context Cards will vary by type of venue and the information available about each location. The Context Card...

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  • Zuckerberg's virtual tour of devastated Puerto Rico strikes an awkward tone
Zuckerberg's virtual tour of devastated Puerto Rico strikes an awkward tone

Because that could actually be helpful? "We're in a 360 video in Puerto Rico . we're on a bridge here, it's flooded", grinning cartoon Zuckerberg said in the Facebook Live video. "The very bad taste of this demo shows how far out of his depth Zuckerberg is running Facebook", one Twitter user said . The rules of virtual reality are still being...

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  • Google uncovers 'Russia-backed' ads Gmail
Google uncovers 'Russia-backed' ads Gmail

The company had previously said it had found no evidence of this kind of activity. The ads did not seem to originate from Internet Research, a Russian company that bought ads on Facebook , indicating a possibly broader Russian online-disinformation campaign, the paper reported .

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  • Microsoft Finally Shuts the Lid on Windows Mobile
Microsoft Finally Shuts the Lid on Windows Mobile

Also, even if Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone now has no future, the company is busy bringing its apps and services on Android and iOS . Gold Associates. In a response to someone asking if the mobile platform was dead he indicated that although some corporate users would continue to use the hardware the game was up for individ...

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  • Pixel 2 can set do not disturb automatically when driving
Pixel 2 can set do not disturb automatically when driving

Pixel 2 will be priced at Rs 61,000 for 64GB variant and Rs 70,000 for 128GB variant. According to initial plans, Pixel 2 will be available on the market on October 17, though Pixel 2 XL ranges to be available from 2-3 weeks after October 4, 2017.

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  • GST Council likely to speed up tax refunds, address network woes
GST Council likely to speed up tax refunds, address network woes

Officials with knowledge of the meeting and industry bodies said they expected the government to simplify the filing of tax returns under GST to ease the burden on smaller businesses. Exporters' tax refunds, which have been pending, will be cleared over the next two weeks - those for July by October 10, and for August by October 18.

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  • BlackBerry Motion, BlackBerry's Upcoming All-touchscreen Phone Image leaks
BlackBerry Motion, BlackBerry's Upcoming All-touchscreen Phone Image leaks

The earlier reports had also said TCL was expecting the water and dust-resistance features would win over users. As for what the device is expected to pack in, CrackBerry hints at a 1080p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, a 4,000 mAh battery which is similar to what you get on a KEYone .

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  • Microsoft introduces Edge browser for Android and iOS along with Microsoft Launcher
Microsoft introduces Edge browser for Android and iOS along with Microsoft Launcher

Skype version 8.8.76.61480 for iOS, Android, Linux, Mac, and Windows Desktop features these updates in Preview form (as I understand it), and the UWP app for Windows 10 S devices and Mobile phones will get this changes sometime soon. On Microsoft Edge, passwords and favourites are synced across your devices, so your browser is always personalise...

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  • Head of the Brazilian National Olympic Committee Has Been Accused of Bribery
Head of the Brazilian National Olympic Committee Has Been Accused of Bribery

Nuzman appeared relaxed and chatted with the agents as he entered the police station. An unnamed IOC spokesman said: "The International Olympic Committee takes note of the arrest of Mr Carlos Nuzman, IOC Honorary Member, by the Brazilian authorities".

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  • Turn10 addresses Forza Motorsport 7 VIP feedback
Turn10 addresses Forza Motorsport 7 VIP feedback

On the Forza blog, Turn 10 studio head Alan Hartman address the concerns of the players and offered a complete reversal on the VIP card situation. Forza Motorsport 7 launched on Tuesday to high acclaim with one notable exception. The inclusion of Forza Edition cars that offer credit and experience bonuses also brings some arcade feel to the...

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  • Now, you can conduct your own polls on Instagram Stories
Now, you can conduct your own polls on Instagram Stories

The feature had been in testing with several merchants for the last few months, but it is now being expanded in the run-up to the festive gift-giving season. Well, this is also one of the reasons for Facebook to allow direct posting of Instagram Stories on Facebook Stories. Instagram's aim is to offer a fun, interactive tool that lets users ask...

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  • Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices
Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices

With Broadcasts, you can send a message to your Google Home speakers and have it spoken out loud by the Google Assistant to everyone in the room. The Home will also receive integration for Android's Find My Phone feature , which allows you to locate any Android device of your own using a browser or an app.

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  • TransCanada won't move forward with Energy East pipeline
TransCanada won't move forward with Energy East pipeline

Here's a timeline of events in the controversial pipeline's history. The proposed project is a 4,500-kilometre pipeline created to carry 1.1 million barrels of oil a day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries in Montreal and Saint John, N.B.

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  • Facebook, Twitter and Google identified the wrong man
Facebook, Twitter and Google identified the wrong man

Of course, we know that Nevada police have now confirmed that the shooter was, in fact, a 64-year old local man named Stephen Paddock who opened fire from his room at the Mandalay Bay hotel, where he was holed up with an army's worth of ammunition.

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  • Cool way to peer into molecules' inner workings wins chemistry Nobel Prize
Cool way to peer into molecules' inner workings wins chemistry Nobel Prize

This breakthrough is decisive for both the basic understanding of life's chemistry and for the development of pharmaceuticals. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has produced an easy-to-read history about the role each of the three winners played in the development of cryo-electron microscopy; there is also an 18-page scientific summary of...

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  • Microsoft Has Revealed a Halo VR Game for Mixed Reality Headsets
Microsoft Has Revealed a Halo VR Game for Mixed Reality Headsets

The Altspace team joined the software giant a few days ago, and is now being tasked with "building the world's preeminent mixed reality community", according to Microsoft's mixed reality lead Alex Kipman, who called Altspace "a pioneer in social mixed reality" Tuesday.

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  • Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL Leaked in Full Ahead of Wednesday Launch
Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL Leaked in Full Ahead of Wednesday Launch

On the back, Google has moved the fingerprint scanner to the metal body, unlike past year when it was a part of the glass back. Renowned tipster Evan Blass has revealed official images of both handsets, which have been the subject of a string of leaks in recent weeks.

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  • Stardew Valley's Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Announced
Stardew Valley's Nintendo Switch Release Date, Price Announced

As noted by Barone, Stardew Valley's Switch release marks the first time the game has been made available on a portable platform, which could be enough incentive to convince some fans to buy it again. They did a great job, as always, and deserve all the credit! You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley . "I look for...

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