Technology


Instagram introduces new tools meant to curb abuse and expand privacy Instagram introduces new tools meant to curb abuse and expand privacy
- December 07, 2016

Finally , Instagram is giving you a tool to help report people who may be on the verge of a self-injury. Any user can do this by going to the "Advanced settings" window and selecting the "Turn off commenting" option. Today, Instagram announced users can now like user comments in an effort to make the medium more positive. "We will continue to work to maintain Instagram as a welcoming and safe place for everyone". (more...)
NES Classic adapter and controller bundles NES Classic adapter and controller bundles
- December 07, 2016

Rather than paying a premium price on eBay to get your NES Classic console by Christmas, you should check out a Toys R Us store near you this weekend. Enter Analogue and its new Retro Receiver for the NES Classic Edition. "Our stores are receiving shipments of both holiday must-haves to support and we expect that when stores open at 8 am, they will sell very quickly". (more...)
HyperDrive hub lets you connect two monitors to your MacBook Pro
- December 07, 2016

Aioriya says that most of the battery drain appears to be coming from Safari, and further observes: "I have a feeling if I weren't babysitting my computer's battery usages and worked under a much heavier load I wouldn't get more than 3 hours or so". (more...)
Presidential recount in Michigan expands to Detroit area
- December 07, 2016

District Judge Mark Goldsmith. The fifth day of tabulating was wrapping up for 66 counties Monday evening, while six - Crawford, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Menominee and Price counties - have completed their recounts. Stein paying $937K for recount as cost estimates climb into millions . The Marquette County Clerk's Office says they are expecting to hear from the state around noon today, at which time they will find out when and where they will begin their recount. (more...)
Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter
- December 07, 2016

When deputies arrived, Gasser handed them his gun and confessed to killing McKnight, Normand said. She again apologized for the "racial slurs and homophobic remarks that we did not prepare and did not honestly expect from the sheriff of a police department". (more...)
LG V20 launched in India
- December 07, 2016

However, it took some time for LG to bring the device in India. Let's get the "boring" stuff out of the way first, shall we? The V20 features a 3,200mAh battery that can be user replaced. Powering on the device, we are greeted with LG's own UI which surprisingly didn't have an app drawer. One feature that sets the LG V20 from the competition is that it runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. (more...)
ND Gov issues evac order for Dakota Pipeline protesters ND Gov issues evac order for Dakota Pipeline protesters
- December 02, 2016

Traffic can access the camp from the south on Highway 1806. Protesters, who refer to themselves as "water protectors", have been gearing up for the winter while they await the Army Corps decision on whether to allow Energy Transfer Partners to tunnel under the river. (more...)
Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York
- December 02, 2016

The playboy almost died of an overdose of heroin and cocaine in 2005 after collapsing in the Turin apartment of a 53-year-old who went by the street name of "Patrizia". Elkann's brother John took over the helm of the Agnelli empire in May 2008 by becoming the head of the company that manages the family's holdings. Leading up to the incident, the 39-year-old displayed odd behavior online, posting a rambling video to Instagram announcing that he was traveling overseas to pursue "a lot of ... (more...)
Rainbow Six Siege season pass year two contents and release date revealed Rainbow Six Siege season pass year two contents and release date revealed
- December 01, 2016

Each season will add two new operators from CTUs that hail from Spain, Hong Kong, Poland and South Korea, alongside a new map set in each region. Earlier today, the studio released the Year 2 Season Pass , which will guarantee gamers early access to 8 new operators, plenty of cosmetic items, and the same Renown bonuses which applied to the first season. (more...)
With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?
- December 01, 2016

The drop in spending underscores how even with an improving economy, many shoppers are still focused on habit developed during the Great Recession. Holiday shopping discounts are now typically the same offline and online, creating less urgency to come into stores. (more...)
This Is Ford's All-New 2017 Fiesta - 61 Photos This Is Ford's All-New 2017 Fiesta - 61 Photos
- November 30, 2016

There's bad news for Americans though, as Ford is expected to announce that it will pull the Fiesta - along with the ST hot hatch - from the U.S. market due to falling interest from buyers. The interior will also offer more passenger space, which is no bad thing. "You're looking at an overall all-new dashboard layout, one that can feature an optional 8" floating touchscreen display, housing ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system. (more...)
IOS 10.1.1 Drains Batteries - Security Improvements and Bug Fixes?
- November 29, 2016

With this being the case it does seem as though it's more of a software issue because there are no reports of the iPhone 6s or 7 having battery drain issues (apart from the known fix program), and so more down to a specific hardware problem. (more...)
Amazon may launch a supersized Echo speaker with touchscreen
- November 29, 2016

Citing one source, Gurman reports that high-grade speakers in the new product "will make the gadget sound much better than current Echo devices". Amazon's planned expansion of the Alexa-powered line coincides with growing competition from Alphabet Inc.'s Google Home speaker and Apple Inc.'s interest in building a home device using its Siri digital assistant. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S7 On Sale at Cricket Wireless for Only $324.99 Samsung Galaxy S7 On Sale at Cricket Wireless for Only $324.99
- November 29, 2016

Aside from this, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is tipped to sport a senstive display, an optical unique fingerprint sensor, enhanced camera, and come in two screen estimate variations - 5.7-inch and 6.2-inch. Of course, the South Korean firm's phones run on Android, so users can already use Android Pay. The Galaxy Note 7 disaster has put an excessive amount of attention to Samsung as well as to its in-house battery provider, SDI. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Phone surfaces
- November 28, 2016

If Microsoft plans to replicate this kind of success, it is likely to come out with the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 before Apple releases its second iPad Pro , which is set for a spring release date as well. This would make the chipset more efficient in both power and consumption. With the Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 being geared for productivity, this feature would really come in handy. (more...)
Thanksgiving weekend shoppers spent less due to discounts
- November 28, 2016

Following today's special early sale, the retailer's full Cyber Week sale begins just after midnight tonight, at 12:01 AM EST Monday morning. During the holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the day afterward known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and buy online. (more...)
Beyonce apparently urges Jay Z to 'mend friendship' with Kanye West
- November 26, 2016

Rapper Kanye West may be set for a multi-million dollar pay out from his insurer after he was forced to cancel his tour due to illness. A spokeswoman for West's wife, Kim Kardashian, had no comment Tuesday. Rapper Kanye West arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in NY on May 2. The Wests have definitely been through a lot these past couple of months, but it's good to hear they're so supportive of each other. (more...)
Discounts On Amazon and Google Devices For Black Friday Week Discounts On Amazon and Google Devices For Black Friday Week
- November 26, 2016

Verizon and Best Buy are offering the Google Home voice assistant device for $99.99 ($30 off). There are several attractive discounts on Pixel and Pixel XL devices. According to a report posted by Phone Arena, Google Pixel, and Pixel XL are on sale with huge discounted prices for "Black Friday". A 32GB Pixel will sell for just $240. (more...)
Capcom plans to support Street Fighter 5 until 2020, says Ono Capcom plans to support Street Fighter 5 until 2020, says Ono
- November 26, 2016

Do you think this is reasonable or will Capcom pull the plug before this? Expect to hear more about Capcom's 2017 plans for Street Fighter V when PlayStation Experience kicks on Saturday, December 3. With Thanksgiving coming to a close, we all need to start preparing for the next big holiday that most people celebrate. However, while Capcom's business sense could be acute when it comes to tapping into the potential revenue of eSports, there's always the possibility of the company ... (more...)
Black Friday: The best Xbox One S console deals
- November 26, 2016

Follow the links below to get the best Black Friday deals but check the dates, because some deals will be available only after tomorrow. Whether fighting through a plague ridden city in Bloodborne, or fighting for survival while being hunted by a psychopath in Until Dawn, the cost of the fight is only $15 at Target this Black Friday. (more...)

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