• Windows 10 to get 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users
Windows 10 to get 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users

Microsoft has released fresh Insider builds . Non-Skip Ahead users will get builds from the RS4_RELEASE branch. Although right now, the RS5 build 17604 isn't really any different to build 17101, at least not in terms of major features - there are just some extra minor tweaks, and known issues.

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  • Amazon brings Alexa-to-Alexa calling & multi-room music to India
Amazon brings Alexa-to-Alexa calling & multi-room music to India

It is to be noted that when these were launched , these were available at a discount along with bundled Amazon Prime membership. Later in the month, the Echos started shipping to those who pre-ordered them and now the invite-only system is over and anyone can purchase an Echo or an Alexa speaker straight from Amazon.

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  • Lexus tops 2018 dependability rankings, FCA struggles, says JD Power
Lexus tops 2018 dependability rankings, FCA struggles, says JD Power

Power. J.D. Power released its 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study , which measures the number of problems reported by consumers who have owned 2015 model-year vehicles for three years, on Wednesday. Fiat was the most improved brand, while Infinity made the biggest one-year move by going from 29th place to fourth. The survey also said that,...

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  • Tinder goes toe-to-toe with Bumble with upcoming feature
Tinder goes toe-to-toe with Bumble with upcoming feature

A report from tech site The Next Web (TWB) details dating app Coffee Meets Bagel's (CMB) survey results, in which 654 users participated. Research published in November previous year found that Tinder has 38% of female users and 62% of male users.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9+ SD845 variant's scores listed on AnTuTu
Samsung Galaxy S9+ SD845 variant's scores listed on AnTuTu

This is just a rumored feature and nobody has ever claimed on this till now. The smartphone will reportedly have one speaker at the top and one at the bottom, which would be a great improvement over the current generation of Samsung flagships.

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  • Reaction to Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2019 budget plan
Reaction to Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2019 budget plan

The day before, Democratic Senate President John Cullerton predicted that would be hard: "If he wants to cut the income tax by 1 percentage point, that equates to $3.7 billion in lost revenue". "Not only is his [fiscal 2019] budget plan balanced, but it does not include a single tax increase", Althoff said in a statement. "Continuing to tax on a ...

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  • Amazon in Seattle is cutting hundreds of jobs
Amazon in Seattle is cutting hundreds of jobs

Although the company is now the second-largest US based corporate employer, Amazon has been known for having enough resources to accept several employees. "People are in awful shape", he said. The aim, the company says, is to reduce layers of redundant management and keep the company flexible and fast-moving.

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  • Facebook To Start Allowing In-App Subscriptions For iOS Devices
Facebook To Start Allowing In-App Subscriptions For iOS Devices

Brown discussed how the company plans to rank news on users newsfeeds and revealed that Facebook will be taking an active role in deciding which publishers deserve more exposure as the company attempts to fight "fake news" on their platform.

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  • Facial recognition tech shows bias towards gender and skin colour, study shows
Facial recognition tech shows bias towards gender and skin colour, study shows

But the data set used to assess its performance was more than 77 percent male and more than 83 percent white. This method can be used to determine someone's gender and identify a person in cases of criminal suspect or for unlocking a phone and it is not just about computer vision.

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  • Activision Studios In Talks With Sicario 2 Director
Activision Studios In Talks With Sicario 2 Director

Aside from Sicario 2 - which is expected to release this summer - Sollima has mostly worked as a television director on series like Gomorrah , Romanzo Criminale , and Crimes . "It's a much more broad and inclusive, global in scope...a big, tentpole Marvel-esque movie", adding that he would like to emulate the way Marvel has crafted "these in...

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  • Friend of ousted South Korean president gets 20 years in jail
Friend of ousted South Korean president gets 20 years in jail

This photo filed December 14, 2017, shows Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend and confidante of ousted President Park Geun-hye, entering the Seoul Central District Court to attend her corruption trial. Immediately after the court proceedings, Choi's defense lawyer, Lee Kyung-jae released a statement implying that they will appeal for the sentence ...

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  • Four survive fiery Grand Canyon crash
Four survive fiery Grand Canyon crash

Stein said that three NTSB investigators have been dispatched to the crash site since Sunday and plan to go through the aircraft's inspection records, the pilot's certificate and status of the engine. Windy conditions and the rugged terrain made it hard to reach the wreckage. His family said Mr Hill, a solicitor, saved up for a year to fund the o...

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  • German Court Finds Facebook Privacy Settings Illegal
German Court Finds Facebook Privacy Settings Illegal

As such, the settings for location sharing on its mobile app being turned on by default and the ability to find Facebook users' profiles by default on the social network's search facility were found to contravene German privacy law. However, Vzbv plans to appeal the decision as the court reject the group's claim that a number of Facebook's settings...

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  • You can play 'Overwatch' this weekend for free (again)
You can play 'Overwatch' this weekend for free (again)

If you haven't played Overwatch previously, you may get the chance to this coming weekend. The Youtube channel of Candyland has well thought of comparing the versions of PC (a maximum detail), PlayStation Pro 4 and Xbox One X . It's colourful, it's varied and plays beautifully and for a whole weekend, it's free! And who knows, you might just c...

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  • Sam's Club consolidates its membership structure and plans to offer free shipping
Sam's Club consolidates its membership structure and plans to offer free shipping

Warehouse chain Sam's Club , a unit of Walmart , said on Wednesday it will consolidate its membership structure for customers and improve its e-commerce offerings by adding free shipping and opening more e-commerce warehouses this year.

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  • Samsung's new S9 will introduce the LTE Gigabit Era
Samsung's new S9 will introduce the LTE Gigabit Era

The 845 comes with Qualcomm's latest-generation Kyro 385-series CPU cores derived from ARMs Cortex-A75 and A55 designs. In terms of real-world performance, the Snapdragon 845 is nothing short of impressive as the testing by AnandTech indicated that the chip as driver for a reference phone can easily outpace the leading Android flagships tha...

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  • US Flag-Bearer Erin Hamlin Misses Out On A Medal In Luge
US Flag-Bearer Erin Hamlin Misses Out On A Medal In Luge

When that vote ended in a tie, the choice was left to a coin toss, according to reports. The Winter Olympics haven't even officially started yet, and we already have our first controversy - and it's over who'll carry the U.S. The 2018 Winter Olympics are finally here so we think it's only fair that you get to know some of the awesome athlet...

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  • More Kingdom Hearts 3 Information Revealed From Fan Event
More Kingdom Hearts 3 Information Revealed From Fan Event

According to the magazine (via KH Insider ), a ton of new information on the upcoming game has been revealed, including the fact that the development of worlds for the game are split into three sections, with the first round of worlds being 90% complete, and the middle round being 60-70% complete.

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  • Splatoon 2 Starter Edition launches March 16 in North America
Splatoon 2 Starter Edition launches March 16 in North America

If you haven't grabbed Splatoon 2 for your Nintendo Switch yet, then it was probably for a good reason. Gamers who have been holding out on picking up " Splatoon 2 " would want to consider getting the game next month, as recent reports have revealed a new edition will be released by publisher Nintendo.

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  • Google Overhauling Android OS to Lure iPhone Users
Google Overhauling Android OS to Lure iPhone Users

Still, building notch capabilities into Android suggests Google expects the iPhone X look to catch on more broadly. While the tech world at Google's, a new report has surfaced that reveals some of the next-generation features that are heading to the new Android iteration.

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  • Google Is Raising the Price - and the Channel Count
Google Is Raising the Price - and the Channel Count

We're thrilled to announce that we're soon adding NBA TV , the league's 24-hour network, and MLB Network , Major League Baseball's award-winning 24/7 TV network, to the YouTube TV base package. Personally, I've been using YouTube TV since it's introduction and it's been a great service to have . The full list if all 100+ markets can be found...

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  • Apple CEO 'not a fan' of special dividends
Apple CEO 'not a fan' of special dividends

But didn't giving any other specifics. "Annual increases in the dividend [are] something that this board and this management team is committed to doing", he said. Apple's CEO told shareholders he considers the company to be well-placed in the sector. "After they've paid their taxes and repatriation, Apple will have somewhere around $230 billion...

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  • Facebook's Onavo VPN comes under fire for privacy invasion
Facebook's Onavo VPN comes under fire for privacy invasion

If you head to Facebook's settings and scroll down-you may need to click "More" to view more options-you'll see this button. The fact that Facebook owns Onavo is not readily apparent to those who might be thinking the app is an independent privacy tool unless you read its full description.

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  • Spyro Trilogy will be remastered this year, coming to PS4
Spyro Trilogy will be remastered this year, coming to PS4

Sane Trilogy . Classic game Spyro the Dragon is set for a remastered release on PlayStation 4 some time this year, according to reports. The collection may also include some levels and content cut from the original versions of the games.

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  • The Evil Within 2 Gets a First-Person Mode
The Evil Within 2 Gets a First-Person Mode

The first-person mode is a free update to the game and it should automatically download. While the game typically plays out in third-person, a first-person mode has just been added to the game as part of a new update.

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