• Rare Malware Targeting Uber's Android App Uncovered
Rare Malware Targeting Uber's Android App Uncovered

Once a user falls for the attack and enters their information, it gets swept up by the attacker. Once downloaded, the malware will spoof an Uber application interface over the phone's screen that asks for the login credentials. "This case again demonstrates malware authors' never-ending quest for finding new social engineering techniques to tri...

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  • Apple's battery replacement offer to reduce 2018 iPhone sales
Apple's battery replacement offer to reduce 2018 iPhone sales

The £999 price tag on the iPhone X hasn't put off Apple fans, however, so the Californian tech behemoth may have concluded that users are willing to stump up the extra cash for luxurious, cutting-edge devices. You just have to open it up, and it should tell you the "wear level" of your iPhone's battery. Kelley noted that with the release of t...

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  • OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant With 8GB RAM Launched
OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant With 8GB RAM Launched

But this new variant comes without the Star Wars branding and rest of the things are same as Star Wars variant. The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White will only come in the 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage configuration. Next, natural minerals and white oil paint gives the device white and gray tones and signature Sandstone feel. "Finally, UV light...

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  • Limited edition Sandstone White OnePlus 5T announced
Limited edition Sandstone White OnePlus 5T announced

Now, following the launch of the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition , the company has released an all-new color option for its flagship 5T: Sandstone White. To achieve the tactile Sandstone finish on the limited edition model, OnePlus' engineers applied four high-precision processes. Even so, it is safe to assume that it will cost just as much as other ...

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  • Going Forward Instagram Users Can Share their Stories on WhatsApp Too
Going Forward Instagram Users Can Share their Stories on WhatsApp Too

While testing is limited to a single country at present, Facebook has said that it intends to roll out the feature to many users later this year. According to a statement from the company, of these 20 billion were from India. There's an Instagram icon on the reposted Story which now lives on as a Status for 24 hours. In addition, Facebook is ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo
Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo

But now a new patent from Samsung reveals new information about the alleged smartphone. The South Korean tech giant has been working on the Galaxy X for quite a while now. Galaxy S8 owners have a lot to look forward to with Oreo, even if they're not getting the much-prized Treble feature. Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 comes with a 16 Megapixel Au...

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  • Nintendo Claim Switch is Fastest-Selling Console in US History
Nintendo Claim Switch is Fastest-Selling Console in US History

The previous record holder, the Wii, sold four million consoles in the U.S. during its first ten month on sale in 2006-2007. Which makes it the fastest selling console in the USA, which hit 4.8 million mark in just 10 months. history. The company's hottest product of 2016 was a $60 console loaded with 30-year-old NES games. While I don't own any of...

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  • HP issues safety recall for laptop batteries
HP issues safety recall for laptop batteries

A small amount of HP laptops and workstations shipped between December 2015 and December 2017 will need their batteries replaced, as they're prone to overheating or melting, the company announced on Thursday . To check if your laptop battery is affected and apply for a replacement, visit HP's Battery Programme 2018 website . It also provides th...

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  • Apple cuts battery price, apologizes for slowing iPhones
Apple cuts battery price, apologizes for slowing iPhones

The big delay comes after Apple (aapl) acknowledged intentionally throttling the performance of some iPhones in order to prevent those smartphones from abruptly turning off because of elderly batteries. "Your local shop might have more supply, but battling hordes for fix (rather than a sexy new phone) is an unusual experience at an Apple store"...

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  • Who's affected by computer chip security flaw
Who's affected by computer chip security flaw

Google , which said the issue affects Intel , AMD and ARM Holdings chips, noted that it updated most of its systems and products with protections from attack. The Register reported that slowdowns could be as much as 30 percent - something Intel said would occur only in extremely unusual circumstances. Some AV companies have said they don'...

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  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class Revealed Ahead of Detroit Auto Show
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Revealed Ahead of Detroit Auto Show

In less than two weeks Mercedes-Benz will officially pull the covers off the all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class at the Detroit Auto Show . The German automaker recently released teasers that showcase the upcoming luxury SUV's timeless appeal and off-road capability.

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  • LG announces a 4K UHD projector that will debut at CES
LG announces a 4K UHD projector that will debut at CES

Of course, the only way to know if it can truly deliver is to see it for yourself. Besides being LG's first UHD projector, the LG HU80KA is also the brightness one with 2500 lumens of brightness. LG has not revealed or hinted at the pricing of the HU80KA 4K UHD projector yet. Installation has been made flexible as well thanks to the projector's c...

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  • Travis Kalanick to offload 29% of his stakes in Uber
Travis Kalanick to offload 29% of his stakes in Uber

Uber was valued around $68.5 billion during a 2016 capital investment, but that dropped to somewhere above $48 billion in the SoftBank deal announced last week. The Uber co-founder, who is already one of the wealthiest people in the world on paper, would officially become a billionaire for the first time as a result of his $1.4 billion offload.

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  • Meltdown and Spectre patches and mitigations released
Meltdown and Spectre patches and mitigations released

Microsoft said "the majority" of its Azure cloud infrastructure has been patched against Meltdown and Spectre , but some customer VMs may need to be rebooted in order to apply the patch; Microsoft has sent notifications to those affected.

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  • Bankrupt peripherals company Mad Catz is making a comeback
Bankrupt peripherals company Mad Catz is making a comeback

Four days into 2018 and already we hear big surprises in the gaming industry, and nothing is as surprising as finding out that Mad Catz is coming back to the industry nearly a year after going bankrupt. To celebrate their reanimation, Mad Catz have launched another teaser video , expanding on the first teaser with a few more glimpses of the pr...

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  • Paladins announces free-to-play battle royale mode called Battlegrounds
Paladins announces free-to-play battle royale mode called Battlegrounds

Paladins: Champions of the Realm , a game strikingly similar to Blizzard's Overwatch , will have a battle royale mode called Battlegrounds that will look to imitate PUBG's battle royale gameplay. Ahead of its battle royale mode, Paladins will also receive a content update this month (January 10 on PC and January 17 on consoles). There, team...

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  • Apple acquires Canadian mobile app testing startup Buddybuild
Apple acquires Canadian mobile app testing startup Buddybuild

While Buddybuild will continue to serve its existing customers as a standalone product through its website, it won't accept new customers through that portal, coming into effect from today. Buddybuild will remain in the same offices for now. When acquired by Apple in 2014, Burstly, the owner of the beta-testing platform TestFlight, also discont...

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  • Hisense 2018 TVs will feature Amazon Alexa
Hisense 2018 TVs will feature Amazon Alexa

CRIP cofounder Josh Lowitz said, "Based on the spending patterns of Echo owners, Amazon can certainly subsidize sales its Echo devices". Amazon now has a large space on the show floor dedicated to Alexa; it also has a separate area across from space reserved for Google and its Google Assistant , a competitor to Alexa.

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  • Iran's Communications Minister says social apps restriction temporary
Iran's Communications Minister says social apps restriction temporary

In a post on his Telegram channel yesterday, Durov said the authorities had "imposed a block on Telegram ", adding that it is "not clear whether permanent or temporary". "If confirmed, we'll have to block such a channel, regardless of its size and political affiliation". Durov's tweet was met millions of users' anger, accusing him of col...

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  • Apple's battery replacement program for older iPhones starts today
Apple's battery replacement program for older iPhones starts today

That disclosure played on a common belief among consumers that Apple purposely slows down older phones to encourage customers to buy newer iPhone models. If you want a detailed look at how your battery operates under stress, you can download an app like Geekbench 4 , a diagnostics tool that will offer detailed information about your iPhone...

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  • Samsung's latest C-Lab projects include private portable speakers
Samsung's latest C-Lab projects include private portable speakers

Next is GoBreath , a health device for people who suffer from postoperative pulmonary complications after general anesthesia. GoBreath walks patients through the process and provides exercise guidelines. A project at the company called Relúmĭno had previously revealed an app that uses a phone in a headset - similar to the Samsung Gear VR -...

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  • Sumo Digital acquires Eve: Valkyrie's CCP Games studio
Sumo Digital acquires Eve: Valkyrie's CCP Games studio

As the studio makes its departure, CEO of CCP Games Hilmar Veigar Pétursson stated that Sumo Digital will be a "great home" for its former studio and they "can't wait" to see what great things they develop. In their announcement, Sumo Digital Managing Director Paul Porter had the following to say. Sumo Digital didn't announce what the Newcastle...

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  • Steam's 'Best Of 2017' List Showcases Last Year's Biggest Games
Steam's 'Best Of 2017' List Showcases Last Year's Biggest Games

It's pretty interesting to see all of Steam's best laid out in front of you in these easy-to-digest chunks, and if you're looking to make some purchases with holiday cash, this best of list is a simple one to consult for what might be worth your time.

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  • Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacements Available Now
Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacements Available Now

You can download a few diagnostics apps available in the App Store to learn more about the quality of your iPhone's battery. The company said in a statement, " We expected to need more time to be ready , but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away".

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  • Bradley Foster & Sargent INC Has Lifted Position in Costco (COST)
Bradley Foster & Sargent INC Has Lifted Position in Costco (COST)

Neuberger Berman Gru Ltd Company accumulated 1.31 million shares. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Its down 0.09, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 69 investors sold COST shares while 383 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes.

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