• Google Pay Now Rolling Out Widely, Replacing Android Pay and Google Wallet
Google Pay Now Rolling Out Widely, Replacing Android Pay and Google Wallet

Expect to see Google Pay across websites , apps, and in retail stores over the coming weeks. With Android Pay , your bank had to support the platform, but carriers were not involved. This is good news because you will not have to worry about remembering or digging out your credit cards or debit cards. On Android , however, the Android Pay ap...

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  • Valentine's Day has a dark, yet romantic and heroic history
Valentine's Day has a dark, yet romantic and heroic history

You may be surprised at how much nicer it can be. Everyone should feel that they are loved and that someone is there to help or just simply to talk to. "Even in places that don't celebrate Valentine's Day in the middle of February, they nearly all, at some point during the year, have some kind of a celebration or festival that celebrates lo...

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  • Apple Reports Biggest Company Profit Ever Despite Drop in iPhone Sales
Apple Reports Biggest Company Profit Ever Despite Drop in iPhone Sales

Even though Wall Street had been bracing for some weakness, and Apple's trumpeted iPhone X was on sale for only two months of the quarter, it's not a great sign that unit sales fell. Apples latest quarter report is out for the Holiday Season. For Q2 2018, Apple is projecting revenue of $60 billion compared to $51.5 billion a year previ...

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  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy blasts off, sending Tesla roadster to Mars
SpaceX Falcon Heavy blasts off, sending Tesla roadster to Mars

He called 2017 a big year for Tesla . As a result of this, the car will not be headed towards an asteroid field. The big problem is Tesla's Model 3. That's an increase of 35 percent over 2016. And there's about 150 man-made objects. Tesla was founded in 2003. "I think with the N-1 failure it was mostly avionics failure".

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: USA Men's Hockey Roster, Betting Odds For Pyeongchang
Winter Olympics 2018: USA Men's Hockey Roster, Betting Odds For Pyeongchang

If you do give up a rebound, you've got two guys battling for you, under sticks, in good position at all times ". Veteran Riika Valila, who played in the 1998 and 2002 Games, is back on the team and will play at age 44. "Both him and Brett have introduced this other dynamism that we didn't necessarily have four years ago". It lost the first game...

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  • Disney Considering 'a Few' Star Wars TV Shows, According to Bob Iger
Disney Considering 'a Few' Star Wars TV Shows, According to Bob Iger

Out of 15 analysts polled in the last 3 months, 9 are bullish on Disney stock, 5 remain sidelines, and just 1 is bearish on the stock. Shares of Disney climbed after-hours on Tuesday and are up over 0.50% through mid-morning trading. The success of Disney parks and resorts was driven by new attractions such as Pandora - the World of Avatar in O...

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  • SpaceX to Launch 'World's Most Powerful Rocket' Falcon Heavy Today
SpaceX to Launch 'World's Most Powerful Rocket' Falcon Heavy Today

Aerospace competitors have compared the super-powerful rocket to the Soviet N-1, a massive 30-engine rocket that failed to launch four times. According to SpaceX , the Falcon Heavy will be able to lift a mass of almost 64 metric tons - around 141,000lbs - into orbit.

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  • Urlacher 'trying not to think' about Hall of Fame vote
Urlacher 'trying not to think' about Hall of Fame vote

Dawkins was selected as one of five modern-era inductees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018, giving him a fitting reward for a 16-season career in which he earned nine Pro Bowl selections - including two with the Broncos - and four first-team All-Pro nods.

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  • Nintendo announces Mario Kart Tour for smartphones
Nintendo announces Mario Kart Tour for smartphones

Of course, it's going to be a while until we see the game in its full glory. Well... not anymore, as Nintendo has confirmed it is releasing a Mario Kart game for Android and iOS. Mario and Balloon Fight will be available as part of the Classic Games Selection. The launch is a continuation of the Nintendo smartphone roadmap that was reveale...

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  • First Super Blue Blood Moon since 1982
First Super Blue Blood Moon since 1982

The pre-dawn hours of January 31 will play host to an incredibly rare celestial convergence - a " super blue blood moon ". "The moon looks nearer to you because it's nearer other objects that you have a size perspective on - buildings, trees - but it doesn't change size as it goes higher in the sky".

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  • IOS 11.3 will include the option to turn off iPhone performance throttling
IOS 11.3 will include the option to turn off iPhone performance throttling

Earlier today , Apple previewed iOS 11.3 , the latest version of the company's famous mobile operating system. For augmented reality apps, iOS 11 .3 includes " ARKit 1.5". Users are prompted to enable the feature upon first launching the Messages app after upgrading to iOS 11.3. It's worth noting that Microsoft has a comparable service c...

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  • Nintendo Labo features cardboard accessory kits to interact with your Switch
Nintendo Labo features cardboard accessory kits to interact with your Switch

But despite the similarities, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime says that this is definitely not Nintendo's answer to VR. The first two sets are due for release on April 20th 2018. Instructions on how to create the accessories, which Nintendo has named Toy-Cons, appear on the Switch's screen. Nintendo Labo is one of their ...

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  • Nintendo Labo Lets You Build Interactive Toys and Gadgets for Switch
Nintendo Labo Lets You Build Interactive Toys and Gadgets for Switch

Nintendo announced "Labo" on Wednesday evening with a video . It uses cardboard pieces (25 branded sheets are included in each set) to create different, custom-made accessories for the console, from RC cars to robots. Sounds unusual? If you don't believe us, check out the Nintendo Labo reveal trailer below. Nintendo Labo lets you build real-l...

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  • China Slated To Ban Cryptocurrencies
China Slated To Ban Cryptocurrencies

Making matters even more complicated is that popular cryptocurrency exchanges aren't guaranteed to provide investors with a 1099 that outlines their cost basis and sale price. This attempt was not successful, but it was still very much under consideration on Tuesday, according to South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon.

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  • Still Dreaming ceremony planned to commemorate MLK Day
Still Dreaming ceremony planned to commemorate MLK Day

Jerry Wade, who marched Friday morning, said "It means to me personally that I can walk around and feel free". Prince William County Public School students have been named as winners of the fourth and fifth-grade writing contest in the 2018 celebration of life and writings of Dr.

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  • Google May Revamp Online Store To Focus On Google Assistant
Google May Revamp Online Store To Focus On Google Assistant

Aside from the Lenovo Smart Display and the JBL LINK View, here's the LG WK9 that offers built-in Chromecast and the Google Assistant . On Tuesday, the search giant had a few announcements to make which included its plans to expand Assistant this year and a new product called Google Pay .

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  • 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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