Meizu likely to bring optical fingerprint recognition to its smartphones
Fingerprint technology is part of most smartphones these days with companies announcing new advancements to the technology every year. Last year Qualcomm and Synaptics announced their next generation of fingerprint sensors with Qualcomm going for Sense ID, a comprehensive biometric security solution, while Synaptics opting for an optical sensor instead of a capacitive sensor. This was quickly followed by the rumours that Apple will integrate an optical fingerprint sensor in the upcoming iPhone 8...
Amazon confirms acquisition of Souq, marking its move into the Middle East
 Amazon today confirmed that it has acquired Souq.com, an e-commerce marketplace serving the Middle East based out of Dubai and already commonly described as “the Amazon of the Middle East.” We had reported last week that the companies had already reached an agreement and that “the ink [was] dry” on a deal that was valued at around $650 million. Amazon today did… Read More ...
Cortana comes to Android lock screens and Australia
In just a few days, Samsung will finally be showing what its own Bixby personal assistant is truly capable of, but not before Microsoft has had a chance to cement the position of its own. Cortana is gaining a few new abilities, at least on Android. And to make sure more people will be able to bridge their smartphones and … Continue reading...
8 People, And Their Favourite 90s Cartoons And Shows, Will Take You On A Trip Down Memory Lane
Whether you're in your 20s or 30s now, the 90s probably played a huge role in your life. From pop culture to fashion, and everything in between, that decade has left an everlasting impact on anyone closely associated with it. Even younger kids nowadays are catching on to the influence of the 90s, going back to forgotten fashion trends, or catching up on music and film. We caught up with a few 90s kids and teenagers (now full grown adults), who told us about their favourite shows and cartoons fro...
Payment problems mean Amazon Go isn’t quite ready to go
Amazon's grab-and-go grocery store has reportedly hit a snag. Apparently, the technology is having trouble tracking shoppers when there are lots of them in the store, so the "early 2017" launch now seems unlikely. The post Payment problems mean Amazon Go isn’t quite ready to go appeared first on Digital Trends.
Australian Cricketers No Longer Friends, Says Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli has been in the middle of things from even before the series began, with many Australians speaking about his nature and how he would react to instigation.
Fetty Wap's Crew Fired First, Only Their Shots Landed in Shootout
Fetty Wap's crew fired off the only bullets that landed in the shootout after he was robbed -- including a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound ... TMZ has learned. Eyewitnesses at the scene tell us a member of Fetty's crew fired first at Raheem…
WhatsApp encryption: Terrorist attacks are not a valid excuse for demanding backdoor access
The recent terrorist attack at Westminster in London has yet again kicked off a debate about encrypted messaging services in general and WhatsApp in particular. To recap, a terrorist in the UK drove a vehicle into pedestrians at Westminster, killing two and injuring many more. He then crashed the vehicle while attempting to enter parliament and stabbed an unarmed officer, who later died. Police shot and killed the assailant. The WhatsApp connection came to light when it was revealed that the ter...
Moto X 2017 leak reveals dual cameras, Snapdragon 625
Both CES and MWC 2017 have come and gone but Motorola has been relatively silent on its other smartphone lines. While it did unveil the 5th gen Moto G, it hasn’t said a word yet about a new Moto X or even a new Moto E. This latest leak, however, seems to reaffirm that, yes, the 2017 Moto X is … Continue reading...
Destiny 2 has gone official with a teaser image
Amongst all the many rumors of its existence has emerged definitive proof that Destiny 2 is indeed being developed by Bungie. However, This article was originally posted on Game Guru . [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Destiny 2 has gone official with a teaser image
Amongst all the many rumors of its existence has emerged definitive proof that Destiny 2 is indeed being developed by Bungie. However, This article was originally posted on Game Guru . [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
8 Books That Will Go Perfectly Well With These Summer Cocktails
Summer is almost here, and we can't think of a better way to beat the heat than a cocktail and a good book for company. We've combined the two, and put together a perfect list that will help you breeze through summer without breaking into a sweat. Stock up on these books, mix up those cocktails, book a pool lounge chair... and enjoy. 1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald   Source Mix up an ice-cold blueberry ginger Mojito, and lose yourself to the glamorous world of Jay Gatsby an...
Natilus’s flying machine is drone delivery on a massive scale
An ambitious California startup says it's come up with a drone design that could deliver freight faster than a ship and at lower cost than a plane. Natilus hopes to start testing the giant autonomous drone this summer. The post Natilus’s flying machine is drone delivery on a massive scale appeared first on Digital Trends.
India vs Australia: Steve Smith Apologises, Says 'Have Let My Emotions Slip'
Australia skipper Steve Smith tendered an apology after his team's eight-wicket loss to India in the 4th and final Test in Dharamsala, saying that there were times when he had lost control of his emotions.
Isro’s Mars Orbiter Mission observes superhot argon in the upper atmosphere of the red planet
The first interplanetary mission by India was originally expected to be in orbit around Mars for only six months. The Isro scientists used their technical skills to indefinitely extend the Mars Orbiter Mission, and the spacecraft continues to take scientific observations. The Mars Orbiter Mission has discovered superhot argon in the upper atmosphere of the red planet, a finding that has implications on the energy deposition in the upper Martian atmosphere, and is an important step in explai...
Tesla refutes claims in racial harassment lawsuit filed by one of its workers
 Tesla has refuted the contents of a lawsuit filed by an employee who alleges that he was the victim of racial harassment and discrimination while working at the company. DeWitt Lambert, a 44-year-old black man working on the assembly line at Tesla’s California-based plant, claimed in a suit that he was “subjected to racial slurs and lewd behavior” from co-workers for… Read More ...
OnePlus 3T Midnight Black limited edition now in the US
Black is the new black, or at least as far as high-gloss black smartphones are concerned. Ever the contrarian, OnePlus is adding a different twist. It’s not glossy mind you, but not its usual matte or old standstone either. It’s all black but still also all metal, giving the new OnePlus 3T Midnight Black a very dark visage while still … Continue reading...
You Won't Believe Which Two Actors Are Chilling Together In This Throwback Picture
Yesteryear actor, Rishi Kapoor is extremely active on Twitter (much to our horror, sometimes). And in recent times, more often than not, his posts have been extremely controversial. Let's just say he has zero filter sometimes and doesn't seem to recognise any boundaries of appropriacy! But one of his newer posts shies away from being foot-in-the-mouth, and is actually pretty cool. While his son, Ranbir, is currently in the process of playing Sanjay Dutt in the biopic on his life, Rishi has poste...
India Win 4th Test To Clinch Series 2-1, Reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy
The fiery India vs Australia Test series culminated with the hosts posting a eight-wicket win to claim the series 2-1.
Quanta Computer confirms that its name was used in a $100 million email fraud
Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc has acknowledged that its name was used as part of an email fraud scheme that bilked two U.S.-based internet companies out of more than $100 million. U.S. prosecutors last week indicted a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, for the fraud. He was arrested this month in Lithuania at the request of U.S. authorities and is currently in jail there. Rimasauskas’ alleged scheme involved sending emails to employees of the two unnamed compa...