• Pixel 2 XL renders confirm front stereo speakers, bottom search bar
Pixel 2 XL renders confirm front stereo speakers, bottom search bar

Google is hosting an event on October 4 where it's expected to announce its new Pixel 2 smartphones. Meanwhile, the smaller Pixel 2 will feature a Full HD display, a 2,700mAh battery, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 64GB and 128GB storage options, and an E-Sim slot.

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  • Smartphone Apple iPhone Plus 8 goes off the screen
Smartphone Apple iPhone Plus 8 goes off the screen

I regret buying the iPhone 8 Plus because it feels nearly exactly the same as the iPhone 7 Plus in day-to-day usage, especially for the things I use my phone most for, like sending emails, browsing Twitter and sending text messages. According to analysts, the iPhone 8 is not attractive to the consumers at all. We think Apple's (US) cor...

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  • Focus Now Turns to Las Vegas Shooter 'Companion' Marliou Danley
Focus Now Turns to Las Vegas Shooter 'Companion' Marliou Danley

Meanwhile on YouTube, top search results for Stephen Paddock - the real gunman - were already contaminated with conspiracy theories disseminated by 4Chan and amplified by Google, which painted the shooter as a "radical democrat terrorist", who was "most likely Anti Trump extreme left".

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  • Stardew Valley Coming To Nintendo Switch On October 5, 2017
Stardew Valley Coming To Nintendo Switch On October 5, 2017

Stardew Valley originally released in February previous year and its gloriously exuberant take on Harvest Moon style farm life sims was a barnstorming success, managing to rack up more than a million sales in little over a month. Stardew Valley takes quite a bit of influence from the Harvest Moon series and, perhaps not coincidentally, Octobe...

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  • PlayStation VR Is Getting A Hardware Update, Here's What's Changing
PlayStation VR Is Getting A Hardware Update, Here's What's Changing

The Sony PlayStation VR headset launched past year and now it gets a design update. It'll retail at the same $399 price point as the current model, and consumers will be able to differentiate between the old and new versions by looking for the updated imagery and model numbers on the PSVR packaging.

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  • Nokia Phones To Receive Android Oreo By End 2017
Nokia Phones To Receive Android Oreo By End 2017

So, it is good to see HMD Global committing to providing the second major Android update for its smartphones. And now, the OnePlus flagship has been spotted on GeekBench running Android Oreo. The Nokia 5 , which packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor, has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage expandable to 128GB. Considering the smartphone's...

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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'

She issued a "mayday" call for help on Friday (Sept. 29): "We are dying here", she said at a press conference. "It is not a good-news story when people are dying, when they don't have dialysis, when their generators aren't working and their oxygen isn't providing for them".

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  • Uber's ex-CEO surprisingly appoints two new board members
Uber's ex-CEO surprisingly appoints two new board members

Company investors are divided over whether Kalanick should remain on the board and whether he should be allowed to name two other directors. Benchmark had previously contended that Mr. 'That is precisely why we are working to put in place world-class governance to ensure that we are building a company every employee and shareholder can be proud of'...

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  • Google reportedly investigating possible Russian meddling in election
Google reportedly investigating possible Russian meddling in election

The company's presentation to the Intelligence Committee "showed an enormous lack of understanding from the Twitter team of how serious this issue is", Warner said. Facebook Inc. FB, +1.27% and Twitter Inc. On Thursday, researchers at Oxford University published a study concluding that Twitter bots disseminated misinformation and propaganda a...

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  • Amazon's Echo Spot is a cuter version of the Echo Show
Amazon's Echo Spot is a cuter version of the Echo Show

TechCrunch's sources say Google was originally planning to launch the new device in mid-2018, but may push up that deadline because of Echo Show . It acts like a miniature version of the Echo Show from earlier this year, and it can show information like the time, weather, news, web videos and has a built-in video camera for video calling over...

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  • ICE arrests hundreds around the nation
ICE arrests hundreds around the nation

According to ICE , the operation targeted people who violated USA immigration laws, particularly aliens with criminal convictions , pending criminal charges, known gang members and affiliates , immigration fugitives and those who re-entered the US after deportation.

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  • GoPro Launches New Action Cameras Ahead Of Holiday Season
GoPro Launches New Action Cameras Ahead Of Holiday Season

The latest edition of GoPro's original line of cameras comes with a powerful sensor that can capture 4K video at 60 frames per second, or in HD at 240 frames per second. Keep in mind that the GoPro Karma Drone has no obstacle detection capabilities, so you'll want to be mindful of exactly where the drone is following you to.

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  • George Brandis Backs Macklemore, Criticises Tony Abbott Over NRL Grand Final Controversy
George Brandis Backs Macklemore, Criticises Tony Abbott Over NRL Grand Final Controversy

Mr Abbott's tweet opposing the song has generated much discussion in Australia, and drawn criticism. Australia is now holding a postal survey on whether to legalise same-sex marriage. Macklemore (here performing in April this year) is due to perform " Same Love " at this Sunday's NRL Grand Final. Speaking on the United States radio show T...

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  • IKEA Group signs agreement to acquire TaskRabbit
IKEA Group signs agreement to acquire TaskRabbit

Now Ikea has succumbed to all the synergy: Recode reports that the company has bought TaskRabbit for an undisclosed price, adding the app's legions of temp laborers doing box-packing and yard work to its array of Poängs , Malms , and Lacks .

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  • As Hurricane Maria Devastation Endures, Bostonians Look For Ways To Help
As Hurricane Maria Devastation Endures, Bostonians Look For Ways To Help

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Energy reported the majority of Puerto Rico's 1.57 million electricity customers remain without power. Amid the swirl of news related to sports, and 280-character tweets , and Kylie Jenner, and travel bans - it's critical that we remember Puerto Rico .

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  • Xbox Live Games With Gold Free Games For October 2017 Revealed
Xbox Live Games With Gold Free Games For October 2017 Revealed

After a year overseas, Katie returns to find none of her family home. The heartfelt narrative tells a story of love, heartbreak, and growth. On Xbox 360 , starting October 1st, Rayman 3 HD ($9.99) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through October 15th.

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  • Just announced: Delta to offer free in-flight mobile messaging
Just announced: Delta to offer free in-flight mobile messaging

Delta says passengers will have the free messaging option on all of its Wi-Fi-enabled flights, a count that includes "all aircraft with two or more cabins". Delta Air Lines announced today that it will be offering free access to in-flight internet for customers to access iMessage , WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger on any flight with Gogo W...

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  • With new Microsoft breakthroughs, general goal quantum computing moves closer to reality
With new Microsoft breakthroughs, general goal quantum computing moves closer to reality

Here is a snapshot of some of the big news announcements which began the week during the main keynote led by Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella. Quantum computers use atoms and molecules for processing and memory, allowing them to hold multiple states at once, in contrast with traditional computer processing in which bits are either on or off, a on...

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  • Biafra leader Kanu still 'missing' as govt gazettes IPOB terrorism status
Biafra leader Kanu still 'missing' as govt gazettes IPOB terrorism status

But on Wednesday, Kanu's counsel filed an amended suit asking the court to order the chief of army staff to disclose the whereabouts of his client. The court said its order was subject to a gazetting of the reliefs and publication of same in two national dailies.

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  • Detroit police chief to address recent Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics
Detroit police chief to address recent Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics

The 2016 rate of violent crimes - defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as assault, rape, murder and robbery - represents the largest such rise in 25 years. He said partnerships are the key to the city's success. Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and Tacoma combined saw a 8.2 percent increase in 2016 over the previous year, on the heels of a ...

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