• Apple releases fix for disastrous group FaceTime bug
Apple releases fix for disastrous group FaceTime bug

You should see a message stating that the iOS 12.1.4 update is available to install. The update, iOS 12.1.4, was made available for download on February 7 and follows shortly on the heels of two Congressional lawmakers publicly demanding answers from Apple CEO Tim Cook about the major privacy screw up.

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  • Wells Fargo blames power shutdown for nationwide outage affecting thousands of users
Wells Fargo blames power shutdown for nationwide outage affecting thousands of users

Wells Fargo customers were finding it almost impossible to get any of their mobile and online banking done Thursday morning while the bank suffered from what seemed to be a severe outage. By Thursday afternoon executives said, a power outage at one the facilities caused the intermittent service. A customer service representative reportedly said ...

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  • Apex Legends Max Level Will Be Quite A Grind
Apex Legends Max Level Will Be Quite A Grind

After a hard 2018 characterised by sluggish sales and further loss of ground to multiplayer juggernaut 'Fortnite' , EA has taken another huge hit after newly released earnings figures of $262 million for Q3 2018 showed that the company missed its $1.38 billion revenue target for 2018 by some way.

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  • Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Un-Send Messages, Using 'Remove for Everyone'
Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Un-Send Messages, Using 'Remove for Everyone'

Participants in a group conversation receive a message saying "This message was deleted" to alert them of the change. For up to 10 minutes after a message is sent, users will soon have the option to delete that message from the conversation.

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  • Titanfall Battle Royale Game Apex Legends Is Out Now
Titanfall Battle Royale Game Apex Legends Is Out Now

The free-to-play game is sort of like a cross between Overwatch and Call of Duty's Blackout battle royale mode. The game is out now on PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC. In Apex Legends there are no duos or solos mode now being offered. "Thank you so much for showing up and being part of this with Respawn you are incredible!" Char...

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  • Google is changing the face of mobile accessiblity for Android users
Google is changing the face of mobile accessiblity for Android users

The app doesn't work on wireless headphones yet, but perhaps that's deliberate to avoid queries about it being a potential eavesdropping tool for users? As Wired noted in 2017 , hackers can use a variety of tricks to evade Google's automated security measures, including executing malicious code on a timer so that it's already been scanned ...

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  • Energizer set to launch 26 smartphones at MWC 2019
Energizer set to launch 26 smartphones at MWC 2019

The upcoming Energizer-branded phones will fall in four series that includes the "Hardcase" lineup for rugged smartphones and feature phones and "Energy" series of low-end devices. The largest screened Energizer model that will be displayed at MWC is the Ultimate U650S. It has a larger 6.3-inch display, is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC pa...

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  • Galaxy S10: Iris scanner out, in-display fingerprint in
Galaxy S10: Iris scanner out, in-display fingerprint in

All-screen smartphones are expected to become the mainstream of the market as cameras, speakers and fingerprint recognition devices are disappearing from the front surfaces of smartphones. Samsung said that after meticulous tests, it determined that installing a fingerprint scanner beneath the display will make it easier for hackers to unlock Galax...

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  • WhatsApp update lets you lock it with Face ID or Touch ID
WhatsApp update lets you lock it with Face ID or Touch ID

Face ID or Touch ID have a new goal: keeping others out of WhatsApp. WhatsApp is among the most popular messaging service in the world. WhatsApp for iOS has been updated to include support for Touch ID or Face ID to unlock the app. Your WhatsApp notifications are still visible, and you can do quick replies within iOS without authentication....

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  • Microsoft teases cross-platform Xbox Live
Microsoft teases cross-platform Xbox Live

Microsoft will reveal plans for cross-platform Xbox Live functionality next month. However, what is available is that we can expect to "Get a first look at the SDK to enable game developers to connect players across platforms.". The development "will break down barriers for developers that want their communities to mingle more freely across plat...

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  • Respawn Teases New Game Apex Legends, Stream Coming Monday
Respawn Teases New Game Apex Legends, Stream Coming Monday

From what we know so far, Apex Legends will be a free to play Titanfall Hero Battle Royale game that will feature classes/heroes with unique abilities, maximum of 60 players per server, and will offer 3v3 matches. People like Dr. Disrespect, StoneMountain 64, DooM49, and lots more are using the tag "Apex Partner" to confirm that they're part ...

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  • Huawei Set To Unveil 5G Foldable Phone On Feb
Huawei Set To Unveil 5G Foldable Phone On Feb

The South Korean company is planning a Galaxy Unpacked event on 20 February, where it is largely expected to announce the Galaxy s10 , the successor to its current flagship model the Galaxy S9 . The Chinese company is expected to showcase its 5G foldable phone at the event. Before then, Huawei's rival Samsung was also rumoured to be worki...

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  • Get Ready for 1 TB Storage Phones from Samsung
Get Ready for 1 TB Storage Phones from Samsung

Just in time for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and potential unveiling of a premium foldable Galaxy F smartphone, Samsung has announced that it has begun mass producing eUFS embedded flash storage chips with a capacity of 1TB. According to Samsung , the random read speed has also increased by 38% over the current 512GB eUFS 2.1 so...

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  • PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019
PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019

As a reminder, if you do not wish to continue your subscription, please be sure to cancel it by turning off auto-renewal in your account settings before March 8, 2019. During his post, Daniel Ahmad states that Sony does have a couple of unannounced games coming to PlayStation 4 from some of their existing franchises.

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  • Xbox Live Takes a Nosedive, Drags Consoles with It
Xbox Live Takes a Nosedive, Drags Consoles with It

The seriousness of the issue - in which gamers thought they were dealing with a broken console - was certainly conveyed in more than one tweet . 'In the meantime, keep an eye out on our Service Status page for updates while this issue is worked on'.

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  • Xiaomi first Android Go phone goes official, Redmi Go
Xiaomi first Android Go phone goes official, Redmi Go

Leaks have also claimed the Redmi Note 7 Pro might have a different Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor instead. While Xiaomi's smartphones (across the Mi, Redmi and Poco brands) generally offer great value for money, this generally hasn't been the case with the company's stock Android smartphones.

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  • Apple Blocks Google's Internal iOS Apps For Breaking Rules
Apple Blocks Google's Internal iOS Apps For Breaking Rules

In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's app store and its tighter rules on privacy. Both Facebook and Google disabled their controversial apps on iOS devices, but it looked like a case of "too little, too late, ' as Apple revoked their enterprise certificates, blocking the firms from distributing their internal-on...

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  • Here's a Closer Look at the Galaxy S10+
Here's a Closer Look at the Galaxy S10+

And Samsung is no different, the companies new products often leak in wonderful detail before they are even official, and the trend continues with the company's upcoming Galaxy S10 line of devices. Reports indicate that the two high-end S10 devices will use an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner in-screen and the low-end device will use an in-screen o...

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  • Nikkei Newspaper: Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console
Nikkei Newspaper: Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console

The report comes from Nikkei (as translated by the folks over at Gematsu ) and claims that Nintendo has been speaking with developers and suppliers about potentially launching a smaller Switch in 2019, with an emphasis on portability. Other titbits in the report reveal that 3DS hardware sales forecasts are also being reduced, from 4 million to ...

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  • Facebook ordered to explain how WhatsApp merger would avoid breaking data laws
Facebook ordered to explain how WhatsApp merger would avoid breaking data laws

Zuckerberg also said that the three applications will all feature end-to-end encryption , a process used to protect user messages and prevent third parties from reading them (WhatsApp is now the only app of the lot that offers this). It isn't trivial to connect a single person and her Facebook account to an Instagram profile under a pseudonym, a...

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