Hi-Tech

Sony IMX586 promises to put 48 effective megapixels in phones

In short, enhanced images from your smartphone's camera. The IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor for smartphone cameras sports 0.8-micron pixels, and this miniatur...


Breath Of The Wild Link Added To Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Roster

This morning another nice surprise hit the track. While this update doesn't add a whole lot more to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , it's cool to see that Nintendo is s...


Google Quietly Working on a Successor to Android

Reacting to the European Union ruling, Google's CEO Sundar Pichai in a lengthy blog post said that "the decision rejects the business model that supports ...


PS4 Firmware 6.00 on the Way as Sony Opens Beta Sign-ups

Sign-ups are open for the PlayStation 4 system software update 6.00. Although no official announcements have been made yet, the beta sign-up pages for No...


Samsung's Foldable 'Galaxy X' Smartphone Could Be Coming Sooner Than We Imagined

If the reports actually turn out to be true and Samsung actually merges the two series of smartphones. As far as the pricing of the Samsung "foldable" smar...


Fortnite’s 1st Birthday Means Special Challenges and Sweet Rewards

Believe it or not, it's been a whole year since Fortnite burst on to the scene and became the biggest video game on the planet. Funko , the pop culture consu...


Loon to partner with Telkom Kenya to deploy balloon internet in 2019

Each balloon carries an antenna, which relays internet signals transmitted from the ground, extending coverage over an area of 5,000sq km. Alphabet's Project...


Google Search Job Hunt Feature Now Live in the UK

The launch of the UK Google jobs search service sees an expansion of the service that's already available in the US, Spain and some areas of Africa. The 14-ye...


Blizzard removes upfront fee for new World of Warcraft players

You can purchase Battle For Azeroth for $49.99, and new players can purchase the Complete Collection for $59.99. "Conflict is at the heart of the Warcraf...


Galaxy Note 9 official press render leaked

The image confirms the slight design changes we've already seen leaked. Recently, Samsung CEO DJ Koh was spotted using what appears to be the Galaxy Note 9 ....


No Man's Sky NEXT update trailer

You can engage in space battles, alien spaceship races and build colonies. Check out the trailer above to get excited for the new content headed to the game ...


Google fined record $6.8 billion by EU over mobile apps

According to the Commission, preventing developers from creating new operating systems based on the original source code broke the law as did paying manufacture...


Motorola has introduced a new budget smartphone

The earlier announced E5 Play runs on full-fledged Android OS. Assuming the internals are the same as the standard variant, the phone can be expected to com...


Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week

Now, two days before the official launch, Xiaomi's founder, Bin Lin, shared a ton of revealing images of the device. But what sets Mi A2 apart from other ...


Google's phone app can now detect spam calls

The name of the feature is relevant with the work it does ie " caller ID and spam protection ". Users are also notified if the call couldn't be completed. It wi...


Samsung announces its first 8GB DDR5 RAM for mobile devices

Samsung will release the 10nm LPDDR5 DRAM chips in two variants-a 6,400 Mb/s chip operating at 1.1V and a slightly slower 5,500 Mb/s chip that runs at 1.05V. B...


Amazon's European workers strike as Prime promotion continues

Looks like Amazon wasn't primed for Prime Day this year. To participate in Prime Day, you must be a Prime member . Shoppers were expected to spend $3.4 bil...


Apple teases new emoji, including new bald, red, curly and white hair

Thousands of emoji are now available on iOS , watchOS and macOS, including emotive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters, various clothing options, food ty...


Apple launches new MacBook Pros with updated keyboard

Laptops got Intel Core eighth generation, up to 32 GB of RAM, up to 4TB of SSD storage, display, True Tone, Apple chips T2, quieter keyboard third generat...


Aston Martin V8 Cygnet revealed at Goodwood

Joining the all-new 715bhp DBS Superleggera flagship will be a one-off Cygnet commissioned though Aston's Q customisation service, which the firm has dubbed...


New MacBook Pro teardown reveals protective membrane over problematic butterfly mechanism

Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models feature a slew of enhancements, including a third-generation butterfly keyboard, updated Intel chips, support fo...


Oppo Find X set to launch in India today at 12:30PM

Pre-orders for Find X will begin from 25 July and the phone will go on sale starting 3rd August. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adren...


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer and Blackout Betas Revealed

Treyarch has shared more details about the upcoming beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . As a private beta, the only way to ensure access is to pre-order B...


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks bold in blue and yellow promo leak

Also, the fact that Ice Universe , a well-known Samsung leaker, posted it on Twitter is one more reason to trust it. The poster claims it as the "new super pow...


Galaxy Tab S4 press renders leaks, has redesigned S Pen

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 leaked for the gazillionth time on Tuesday, and this time it took the form of a supposedly official marketing render created by Sams...


Apple releases new, faster MacBook Pro laptops

The new models - one 13-inch model and one 15-inch model, both with Apple's Touch bar - have new chips that Apple said should dramatically increase performanc...


Xiaomi drops in debut as investors question Internet vision

The company is now the biggest smartphone vendor in India and is pushing into European markets including Spain and Russian Federation, though it has lost share ...


Digital Extremes announces Warframe Switch port plan

You play as a member of an ancient race of warriors called the Tenno who are now part of a modern-day war. Their " Warframe " armor can be enhanced with over 35...


Turns Out IHOP Didn’t Change Its Name To ‘IHOb’ After All

The national diner tweeted on Monday that they will reverse the name change decision and announced a celebratory date for the restaurant. As a peace offerin...


Apple Enables USB Restricted Mode by Default in iOS 11.4.1

In addition to the expected fixes and improvements, iOS 11 .4.1 brings over a feature that's called USB Restricted Mode , whose objective is to prevent those ...


Microsoft's Entry Level Tablet Arrives in August for $399 — Surface Go

However, it will also come in a model with 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. All models are expected to use a 10-inch display with 1,800 x 1,200 pixels. The 4 G...


Samsung to open world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing centre in India today

At the launch PM Modi said , "India has 40 crore smartphones and around 32 crore people use broadband". PM Modi and President Moon Jae-In also signed the ...


Google Duplex Assistant could replace call centers, report says

As we wait for Duplex testing to start rolling out publicly, a new report suggests that smartphone users aren't the only ones anxiously awaiting its debut, and ...


Woman documents budding romance during flight

Rosey Blair , 30, and her partner were travelling back to their home city of Dallas , Texas from an improv comedy gig in NY when they may have unwittingly help...


Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Smartphone To Be Unveiled Before Galaxy S10

After launching the Galaxy A6 (2018 ), Samsung has launched a new smartphone in its home country of South Korea. Now, industry sources speaking to ITHome s...