• New Jeep Gladiator: heavy-duty pick-up launched
New Jeep Gladiator: heavy-duty pick-up launched

The new Jeep Gladiator has been revealed at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show , with the American brand describing its Wrangler-based double-cab bakkie as "the most capable mid-size truck ever". The Gladiator instrument cluster is either a 3.5-inch or 7-inch configurable display as well. The Sport trim is relatively spartan with its roll-up win...

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  • Instagram's now lets you pick ‘Close Friends’ to share your snaps with
Instagram's now lets you pick ‘Close Friends’ to share your snaps with

Instagram Stories are great for quickly sharing what's going on in your life - but sometimes you don't want all your followers to see them. To access this feature, go to your profile and tap on "Close Friends" in the side menu to begin creating a list of people you'd like to share Stories with.

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  • Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020
Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020

Fast forward to April of this year, Google announced its new "Chat" features for Android Messages as its next big project for finally delivering a messaging service that can compete with Apple's iMessage. Google launched Hangouts back in 2013 as a successor to Google Talk. Google also put its Allo messaging app on hold two years after its int...

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  • Missing North Carolina 13-Year-Old Found Alive in Oklahoma
Missing North Carolina 13-Year-Old Found Alive in Oklahoma

Authorities say a man is being held on charges after he was allegedly found with a missing 13-year-old child from North Carolina. Acree, who went missing Monday, was found safe in Checotah, Oklahoma, around 11 p.m. The FBI and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office are investigating the disappearance of 13-year-old Aubrey Acree. That's where Ac...

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  • Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You'
Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You'

Next, the " Pretty Please " feature which was announced back at Google's I/O 2018 is now rolling out. "Alright, five minutes. Starting now". It is now enabled for all voice matched users on Smart Speakers and Smart Displays as of today.

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  • Anthem alpha testing starts on 8th Dec, still time to sign up
Anthem alpha testing starts on 8th Dec, still time to sign up

BioWare also points out that signing up to be a tester doesn't necessarily mean that you'll be invited to become one, so temper your expectations if you do decide to register. You are required to have an active and stable internet connection. The registration for the first Anthem Closed Alpha test event ends on December 3rd.

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  • Google announces new Android Auto features
Google announces new Android Auto features

An improved layout, featuring large album art views, lets you quickly identify and select something to play. With the latest update, things are getting easier. You can pre-register for the app on Google Play, but we have no official release date from Amazon quite yet. Android Auto will now display a preview of your texts from Messages, WhatsApp or ...

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  • Amazon Gets Deeper into Blockchain, What Does it Mean For Crypto?
Amazon Gets Deeper into Blockchain, What Does it Mean For Crypto?

AWS DeepRacer is an all-wheel drive with monster truck tyres, an HD video camera and onboard video camera that will operate through reinforcement learning models. 4 cloud provider IBM also made a hybrid cloud power play last month with the announcement of a $34 billion acquisition Red Hat. Many AWS services are just an API call away.

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  • New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout
New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout

New Zealand's top intelligence agency has banned controversial Chinese vendor Huawei from supplying equipment for the country's first 5G mobile network. That echoed Australian concerns that, with 5G, it was hard to confine vendors considered high risk to a network's less sensitive parts. Meanwhile, the USA, which is part of the "Five Eyes" intell...

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  • Amazon Web Services announces its own custom-designed ARM server processor
Amazon Web Services announces its own custom-designed ARM server processor

AWS re:Invent is an annual conference for the global cloud computing community. All of this requires significant capital investments and operational costs to build, manage, and maintain antennas, compute infrastructure, and business logic at each antenna location.

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  • The FTC to investigate loot boxes in games
The FTC to investigate loot boxes in games

In a letter to ESRB president Patricia Vance , Hassan requested action on the issue of loot boxes, saying that "while there is robust debate over whether loot boxes should be considered gambling, the fact that they are both expensive habits and use similar psychological principles suggest loot boxes should be treated with extra scrutiny".

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  • Honda Reveals All American Passport SUV
Honda Reveals All American Passport SUV

Five people easily fit inside of the Passport, sitting on cloth upholstery with Sport trim and perforated leather in EX-L, Touring, and Elite trims. "We saw an opportunity to deliver something ... The new Passport will come standard with front-wheel drive and will offer all-wheel drive with a handful of slippery conditions traction modes as an opti...

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  • Nintendo shutters its Creators Program
Nintendo shutters its Creators Program

Videos and images that contain mere copies of Nintendo Game Content without creative input or commentary are not permitted. It seems that, much like other publishers, the entertainment giant is starting to accept that such videos are effectively free advertising and not something to be threatened by.

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  • Microsoft's HoloLens will be used in US Army combat missions
Microsoft's HoloLens will be used in US Army combat missions

According to documents for the Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System project, the goal is to "manufacture a single platform that soldiers can use to fight, rehearse, and train". At the moment, the HoloLens goes for $3,000 to developers or $5,000 for businesses to use commercially. Military and policing contracts can be thorny for tech...

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  • New Zealand blocks Huawei 5G equipment on security concerns
New Zealand blocks Huawei 5G equipment on security concerns

GCSB director-general Andrew Hampton effectively confirmed a statement by Spark on Wednesday that it had declined a proposal by Spark to use Huawei equipment in a 5G mobile network that Spark aims to have in operation in 2020. Huawei has been developing New Zealand communication networks since the implementation of 4G, investing NZD400 million, o...

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  • Porsche 911 Unveiled: 992 Generation Displays Refinement in Digital Form
Porsche 911 Unveiled: 992 Generation Displays Refinement in Digital Form

Correspondingly, the rear body width on both 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S has increased to 1,852 mm (72.91 in), the width of the previous 911 Carrera 4 and 911 GTS models. The new 911 , internally codenamed 992, has been re-engineered extensively and now features a new platform structure with a greater amount of aluminium in its rear section...

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  • Google Fi now available for iPhones, Samsung and OnePlus phones
Google Fi now available for iPhones, Samsung and OnePlus phones

What's missing when you use an iPhone or non-Fi-certified handset, of course, is Fi's unique network switching. You can use the compatibility checker to see if your handset will work, but just keep in mind that phones that aren't officially sold through Google Fi won't have access to every available feature.

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  • Justices to hear antitrust case over sale of iPhone apps | Tech
Justices to hear antitrust case over sale of iPhone apps | Tech

Under federal law, proving such an allegation could be worth millions of dollars, because awards are tripled for antitrust violations. Apple said that siding with the iPhone users who filed the lawsuit would threaten the burgeoning field of e-commerce, which generates hundreds of billions of dollars annually in USA retail sales.

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  • Red Dead Online Goes Live This Week
Red Dead Online Goes Live This Week

Red Dead Redemption 2's single-player campaign has blasted from the starting line and many players having gotten themselves lost in the saga of Arthur Morgan and Dutch's gang of outlaws. Players will be able to create and customize a character, choose abilities to suit individual play style and experience the brutal frontier anyway you'd like.

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  • Cyber Monday Deal: buy Nintendo Switch and get $35 Nintendo eShop credit
Cyber Monday Deal: buy Nintendo Switch and get $35 Nintendo eShop credit

The bargains however, remain and are set to continue as plenty of online and brick and mortar outlets go all out to grab the attention of your wallet for Cyber Monday. Ultimate" or modern classics like " Super Mario Odyssey ", " Splatoon 2 ", " Mario Kart 8 Deluxe " and " The Legend of Zelda: "Breath of the Wild ". You can save on a Pro Controller...

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