• Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature
Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature

Before this new feature, it was only possible to manually report and block the spammers after receiving the message . The popup notification users receive when the so-called Spam Protection function hits the devices asks the users to either enable it or keep it off.

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  • Samsung Galaxy A50 to house a 4,000mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy A50 to house a 4,000mAh battery

Moving on, the upcoming smartphone from Samsung will feature a 24-megapixel camera module, though it is not confirmed that whether it will feature a multiple-camera setup just like the Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A9. We've recently heard that the new Galaxy M line-up will have its global debut at the end of January. The M Series will also be a mid-r...

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  • Citigroup: iPhone sales are still down - to cut down production
Citigroup: iPhone sales are still down - to cut down production

However, manufacture of the iPhone X there would mark a significant increase in Apple's business in India. Now the plant which is located in the town of Sriperumbudur in the southern state of Tamil Nadu produces phones for Xiaomi, OnePlus and Gionee.

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  • Pixel 3 Lite to launch in early Spring 2019
Pixel 3 Lite to launch in early Spring 2019

This suggests that these handsets may get announced in April or May in the coming year. In terms of worldwide availability there's more sense in launching these phones in emerging markets where a cheaper priced Pixel is needed, though everyone does love a bargain so if they're well priced it could make all the difference.

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  • LG announces three new Google Assistant powered soundbars ahead of CES
LG announces three new Google Assistant powered soundbars ahead of CES

The SL10YG, SL9YG and SL8YG feature support for both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio for realistic surround sound with tuning by Meridian Audio . In other words, the speakers use fancy processing to make two-channel audio sound like multi-channel audio without generating any noise or distortion.

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  • Sorry about that: Instagram design change that enraged users caused by bug
Sorry about that: Instagram design change that enraged users caused by bug

Instagram's Head of Product tweeted that it had been part of a test that "went broader than anticipated". This morning Instagram began rolling out a new update that vastly changed the main feed of the app. In other words, you could browse the photo feed in the same way you browse Instagram Stories, by tapping to progress, and with new item...

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  • Citi halves forecast for iPhone XS Max production in Q1
Citi halves forecast for iPhone XS Max production in Q1

Despite any number of stories claiming that Apple's iPhone XR isn't selling as well as anticipated, a new research report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners ( CIRP ) paints a slightly more optimistic picture. Full details of Apple's deal with Hon Hai are not yet clear and could change. The decision to move assembly from China to I...

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  • FCC to investigate CenturyLink as nationwide outage continues, 911 calls disrupted
FCC to investigate CenturyLink as nationwide outage continues, 911 calls disrupted

Numerous local agencies took to their social media pages in the evening hours - approximately 10 p.m. - encouraging anyone needing emergency service to contact dispatch at 360-740-1105, rather than 911. "We apologize for the disruption", the company wrote in a Facebook post . In Idaho , the internet problems caused the temporary shutdown of pho...

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  • Instagram Is Testing a Sideways-Scrolling Feed & Everyone Hates It
Instagram Is Testing a Sideways-Scrolling Feed & Everyone Hates It

But for a short time Thursday, some users had to swipe and tap through their feed. And some of those posts happen to be ads. Usually, change can be pretty hard to adapt to but when you're altering something that people have gotten so used to at this point - like the way we scroll through our Instagram feeds - backlash can get pretty intense.

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  • Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019
Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019

Reuters reported that Foxconn now makes Xiaomi phones in India, while Apple already uses Taiwanese Wistron Corporation's facilities in Bengaluru to manufacturer the company's lower-end iPhone SE and iPhone 6S devices . This number was 12 percent previous year after iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were released in September 2017 and 11 percent when the...

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  • PlayStation Classic is on Sale
PlayStation Classic is on Sale

First of all, we get Ubisoft's Steep , which I guess is quite appropriate given the winter season. In the action-RPG Portal Knights , you'll step into the fantastic and unknown. Sony has announced the final month for free PS3 and Vita games with a PS+ subscription will be February 2019. 2019 will see the end of Sony offering free PS3 and P...

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  • Instagram Testing Horizontal Feed Because They Hate Us All
Instagram Testing Horizontal Feed Because They Hate Us All

Instagram users were up in arms after the photo- and video-sharing platform dropped another seemingly unwanted and unannounced update. In June 2018, The Verge reported that Instagram had 1 billion users worldwide, an increase in 200 million from its census of 800 million the previous year.

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  • Xiaomi Poco's next smartphone teased to launch soon
Xiaomi Poco's next smartphone teased to launch soon

Earlier, the Poco F1 Armoured Edition was available only in a single variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage , but going forward, it will be available in two variants. Recently we have seen the device receiving MIUI 10 update and was followed by Android 9.0 Pie update along with MIUI 10.1. The dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Poco F1...

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  • Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL users report calling issues, failing microphones
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL users report calling issues, failing microphones

Despite the fact that it isn't selective to the Pixel 3 (it's since been pushed to the Pixel and Pixel 2 ), it's a noteworthy piece of the experience. However, this issue has been very irritating for Pixel users. While a score of 103 in the photography department may be a bit underwhelming, it's important to note that the score is a summar...

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  • McLaren P1 GTR celebrates anniversary of Senna's first F1 Championship
McLaren P1 GTR celebrates anniversary of Senna's first F1 Championship

Those dollars, no matter how dirty, propelled Senna to his first championship in the MP4/4 during the 1988 season, during which he poled 13 times and won eight races. McLaren and the owner are both mum on exact power specs, but the owner has said the vehicle has a " suitably pleasing " increase in power. Chassis number 12 - chosen because it wa...

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  • Amazon error allowed Alexa user to eavesdrop on another home
Amazon error allowed Alexa user to eavesdrop on another home

Investigative journalists from c't, however, pored through the user data and recordings and were ultimately able to identify the Amazon customer and his female friend, who can also be heard in some of the recordings. In fact, you can check what you've said to Alexa at amazon .com/alexaprivacy and delete portions or the entirety of the stored...

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fourth map Vikendi available to all players
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fourth map Vikendi available to all players

Till now, three maps - Erangel, Miramar and Sanhok - were available in PUBG Mobile . Vikendi's release will expand upon the number of playable maps when the update is released, but it's not the only notable feature in the update .

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  • Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for IE Flaw
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for IE Flaw

If a user has administrative rights, the attacker would get these rights as well; this would allow the attacker to install and run software, and modify system settings among other things. On server systems (Server 2008, Server 2012, Server 2016, Server 2019), the severity rating is lowered from " critical " to " moderate " thanks to a restricti...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S10 display leak hints at even thinner bezels
Samsung Galaxy S10 display leak hints at even thinner bezels

Just yesterday we talked about it in this article about further certification of the Galaxy M10; a step above will be the Samsung Galaxy M20 , whose launch is expected during the first few weeks of next year. Beyond X is Samsung's first 5G mobile phone. This makes their leak, that three versions of the Samsung Galaxy S10 will be re...

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  • The Porsche 718 Boxster T and 718 Cayman T Are for Purists
The Porsche 718 Boxster T and 718 Cayman T Are for Purists

Following the formula of the 911 T , these new mid-engine Ts are somewhat stripped-down variants with standard performance extras that are created to emphasize driving pleasure above all else. - The 2.0-litre flat-four puts out 296bhp with a six-speed manual. The 1,350 kg (PDK adds 30 kg to that) 718 T accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 5.1 ...

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