• 41% of Android devices vulnerable to
41% of Android devices vulnerable to "exceptionally devastating" hack

A "severe" security flaw with home WiFi networks has been reported that potentially puts anyone using a wireless router at risk of being hacked. The weakness isn't limited to Android however, with Apple, Windows and Mac devices all said to be susceptible. What follows is a short rundown on what exactly is at stake here, who's most at-...

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  • Evan Blass tweets photo of Blackberry 'Motion' smartphone
Evan Blass tweets photo of Blackberry 'Motion' smartphone

The BlackBerry Motion is apparently a KEYone without the physical keyboard . It is a mid-range smartphone through and through. Driving things along is a Snapdragon 625 chipset, 4GB of RAM , 32GB of storage and at the back there is a 12MP camera.

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  • Uber CEO to meet London transport chief after license loss
Uber CEO to meet London transport chief after license loss

One of the reasons London's regulators gave for not renewing Uber's licence is its allegedly lax handing of reports of sexual assault of passengers by drivers. As the company races towards self-driving vehicles , Uber's whole business model of having drivers has an inbuilt shelf-life. He added: "I think it will be short-lived, I have a feeli...

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  • Amazon Announces New Alexa-Powered Smart Home Devices
Amazon Announces New Alexa-Powered Smart Home Devices

Inter-connectivity among Echo devices with smart home groups has also been enhanced, helping Alexa pinpoint commands based on the location of the user. Moreover, the company also released Echo Button , which can be configured to control an Amazon Echo . It has a circular display and works pretty much like the Echo Show .

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  • Amazon gives Alexa some cool new smart home tricks
Amazon gives Alexa some cool new smart home tricks

It is a little concerning that a core application has been removed and could be perceived that Google is threatened by the dominance of Amazon's Alexa in the virtual assistant market, which the firm tries to keep up with using its Google Assistant-powered Google Home device.

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  • MacOS High Sierrra: 5 under the hood new features
MacOS High Sierrra: 5 under the hood new features

Click on it. It is recommended that you perform a backup before you upgrade. So, before you upgrade to macOS 10.13 High Sierra , might I suggest you make sure your favorite apps and utilities are going to work. This means that users won't be missing out on the features and benefits of using APFS. Siri , like in iOS 11 , has some signific...

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  • IOS 11's Control Center Doesn't Fully Disable Bluetooth and WiFi
IOS 11's Control Center Doesn't Fully Disable Bluetooth and WiFi

Uber's oft-criticized location tracking has been reined in with the arrival iOS 11, with Apple forcing app-makers to give more granular controls over privacy to users. You'll also disconnect from whatever Wi-Fi network you were using, and won't be able to automatically join other nearby networks. You can change the order of this list using t...

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  • Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch
Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch

And BuzzFeed's Nicole Nguyen placed calls on the watch from San Francisco Bay , while also pointing out battery life is a bit of a letdown. With compatible wireless headphones, you can stream music directly from the Watch when your phone is out of range.

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  • Google launches mobile payment service in India
Google launches mobile payment service in India

There is also a Tez's Cash Mode that allows you to send or receive money to anyone nearby without sharing personal details like your phone number or bank account. However, the Google Tez app automatically picked up nixxin@okicici as the VPA. What the UPI essentially does is that uses a unique identity outside of a bank account number, and u...

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  • Dramatic final moments for spacecraft Cassini
Dramatic final moments for spacecraft Cassini

Following its final maneuvering orders from NASA mission control that sent it on a high-speed ring-around of Saturn , the Cassini Huygens probe was put on the end stretch of its flight plan - and mission life - by NASA early this week.

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  • Nintendo Switch Slowly Becoming a Retro Arcade Machine
Nintendo Switch Slowly Becoming a Retro Arcade Machine

I personally hope (as I always do with any Nintendo Direct ) that there's a brand new game announcement. Fighting game ARMS has also done really well selling 1.18m units worldwide, with Nintendo saying the new title is "off to a good start".

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  • The iPhone X will have wireless charging
The iPhone X will have wireless charging

Both the iPhone 8 and X have a lot of similar features . No physical Home button also means no Touch ID . Allegedly, the smartphone has integrated a new secure module, the Secure Enclave, which stores data about individuals is now more of them do not transfer to the cloud, as with the Touch ID .

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  • Find out if your a victim of the Equifax data breach
Find out if your a victim of the Equifax data breach

Equifax was aware of this catastrophic exposure of personal information July 29, but sat on news of the hack until it had full details of the breadth of the intrusion. Equifax , one of 3 major United States credit bureaus, was hit by a high-tech heist by cyber criminals who exploited a USA website application to access files between mid-May and ...

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  • Nissan Leaf arrives with 150-mile range and priced at $29990
Nissan Leaf arrives with 150-mile range and priced at $29990

The second-generation Nissan Leaf is ready to battle the Chevy Bolt with new styling, a better driving range, more power and updated technology. The outgoing Leaf sold moderately well with 112,000 puppies pushed out in the USA since 2010, but I can't decide if the new one is enough to boost those numbers against a growing field of competent a...

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  • LG V30 Smartphone With F/1.6 Lens Can Emulate Style Of Other Photos
LG V30 Smartphone With F/1.6 Lens Can Emulate Style Of Other Photos

The LG V30 is the first among all the LG flagship phones to come with a polymer-OLED screen (P-OLED) coupled with FullVision design that was introduced on the LG G6 . Perhaps the feature I'm most excited about is the built in Hi-Fi Quad DAC designed by B&O. Lossless audio recording without distortion is made possible by 2 high-quality mics...

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  • LG V30 with dual rear cameras, QHD+ screen, SD835 SoC announced
LG V30 with dual rear cameras, QHD+ screen, SD835 SoC announced

It is water as well as dust resistant with IP68 certification. Dimensionally, the handset measures 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm and weighs 158 grams. So it's a tad larger than the LG G6 . The screen is Daydream VR compatible and also features the "Always-on" display . You'll get a suite of Cine features to give you fine-tuned control over your vide...

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  • Highest possible grades at Helston Community College as students celebrate GCSE results
Highest possible grades at Helston Community College as students celebrate GCSE results

Schools and colleges across Hackney take a break from the summer holidays today as nervy students arrive to collect their GCSE results . "I am extremely pleased that the hard work and efforts of our pupils has been reflected in these outstanding results", said Alan Williamson, Kings' School's director of education.

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  • I took a ride in Tesla's new Model 3
I took a ride in Tesla's new Model 3

The herculean undertaking ahead will be to produce the vehicle at a scale the automaker has come nowhere close to achieving to date. "We finally have a great, affordable, electric car-that's what this day means", Musk said. There will be two main variants of the Model 3 , the first is what we have become familiar with already. "Tesla has an es...

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  • OJ Simpson parole hearing looms
OJ Simpson parole hearing looms

She's the board member who questioned Simpson during the 2013 hearing and joined the others to OK parole on lesser charges. Simpson's current jail sentence , however, has nothing to do with any of the aforementioned. They are Connie S. Bisbee (chairman), Tony Corda, Adam Endel and Susan Jackson. 'A decision is being made at the time of the hea...

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  • A fabulous Fourth fast approaching with Field Day, fireworks
A fabulous Fourth fast approaching with Field Day, fireworks

Thanks to a wet winter this past season, the show will go on with fireworks going off from a barge on the lake. Visit ribfest.net for more information. 4 p.m. 10 a.m. - Independence Day Parade along Main Street. The City of Thomasville would like to thank Archbold's Live Better Program for providing free bottles of water (while supplies last)...

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  • GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy
GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

Paul, speaking only for himself, said the bill did not repeal enough of Obamacare , pointing to core elements of the GOP bill such as its tax credits and stabilization fund as "new entitlements". Those cuts are especially cruel at a time when an aging population will increasingly depend on Medicaid , including for nursing home care, and...

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  • Sharing Wi-Fi Passwords More Easily with iOS 11
Sharing Wi-Fi Passwords More Easily with iOS 11

Another thing that was made evident by Federighi's speech is that the new iOS 11 will cater specifically to iPads for the most part, although the iPhone and iPod won't be left behind either. More importantly, it can now translate English words and phrases into Chinese, French, German, Spanish or Italian. Some of the languages include Spanish, C...

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  • Apple's 2017 iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Apple's 2017 iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop

With the upcoming iOS 11 update this fall, the iPad will see improvements like drag and drop functionality and centralized file storage apps meant to make the tablet more viable as a primary work computer . So, if you fancy trying out iOS 11 here's a guide to getting involved in the beta test. That's because it has zero compression, maki...

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  • Ravens, Maclin agree on 2-year deal
Ravens, Maclin agree on 2-year deal

After visiting with the Ravens and the Bills last week, Maclin made a decision to head to Baltimore, where could settle into a starting role in three-wideout sets with Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman . He did only play three games last season due to a torn rotator cuff and a torn labrum in his hip - requiring surgery. Team officials still wa...

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  • Xbox Backwards Compatibility Will Include Original Discs, Digital Licenses
Xbox Backwards Compatibility Will Include Original Discs, Digital Licenses

The new console will also be compatible with older Xbox games and accessories. Enhanced for Xbox One X will be the slightly more confusing out of all three logos, as developers can choose from a range of ways to improve their games for the new console.

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  • Apple Launches HomePod-A Smart Speaker for Homes
Apple Launches HomePod-A Smart Speaker for Homes

Google +? If you use social media and happen to be a Google + user, why not join AppleHolic's Kool Aid Corner community and join the conversation as we pursue the spirit of the New Model Apple? The Cupertino giant is emphasising on HomePod's sound quality marketing it more of a smart speaker than just an assistant.

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  • What the Tech? New iOS 11 features
What the Tech? New iOS 11 features

We have it now installed on our iPhone 7 Plus , running the iOS 11 developer preview. It's not cheap but it is still about $1000 less than the new version of the MacBook Pro laptop. Siri is already getting smarter on iOS 11 with the new translation feature, a more natural sounding voice and suggesting information related to your usage.

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  • Rahul Gandhi Heads To Violence-Hit Mandsaur: Farmers' Crisis In 10 Points
Rahul Gandhi Heads To Violence-Hit Mandsaur: Farmers' Crisis In 10 Points

In the past, ruling parties have lost elections in the eastern state of West Bengal, western Maharashtra and the northern state of Uttar Pradesh after farmers died at the hands of security forces. In Ujjain district, clashes were reported between protesters and police. The party sources close to PCC Chief sachin Pilot also said that Gandhi took...

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  • Apple announces all-new iMac, MacBook updates
Apple announces all-new iMac, MacBook updates

In addition to the new iMac Pro , Apple is working on a completely redesigned, next-generation Mac Pro architected for pro customers who need the highest-end, high-throughput system in a modular design, as well as a new high-end pro display .

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  • Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years
Apple unveils 'HomePod' speaker, first new product in years

The HomePod Is, Above All , A Music Product: The HomePod is built to be a great wireless streaming speaker. If you've been Googling flights to Reykjavik, it might suggest an article about Iceland. The A8 means the HomePod will be able to better predict when it hears its name and be able to perform real-time acoustic modeling that will shap...

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