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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models. Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code exe
Where will you watch clips from the biggest soccer tournament next year? (credit: Ron Amadeo) Live sports streaming is a hot commodity for Internet companies, and now some have their sights on the 2018 World Cup. According to a Bloomberg report, Face
Pokemon GO has currently made $1.2 billion in total revenues in a single year's time. When it released in July 2016, Niantic's augmented reality-powered mobile game Pokemon GO took the world by storm: millions of mobile phone owners flocked the stree
Gary Briggs talks about how Facebook is connecting the world, engaging Generation Z and fighting fake news.
Tidal no longer has exclusive rights to stream Kanye West's music, according to Complex and Billboard. Engadget was also able to independently confirm that Jay-Z's streaming service and West, who was one of its 16 original artist-ow
 The tinging of tiny hammers from the heart of Dwarf Mountains may now be lost to the mists of time but you, my friend, can still make magically complex metallic contrivances in the comfort of your own barrow/home. I point to Time 4 Machine,
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Motorola has scheduled its #hellomotoworld event in New York City on July 25th, where it is expected to introduce new top-end ‘X Series’ and ‘Z Series’ smartphones – Moto X4, Moto Z2 and Z2 Force. The
Hey, what time is it? TIME FOR A NEW GAME!!! Yes, and following what I said earlier this year, I would announce a game only when it’s quite advanced. What does it mean? Well at the time of writing this … Continue reading &#859
Google has released its latest Android distribution figures and the latest version of the mobile OS, Android Nougat is now on 11.5 percent of devices. Next up we have Android Marshmallow which is on 31.8 percent of Android devices, this is then follo
Root Letter is now available for PC via Steam, Kadokawa Games announced. It will cost $23.99, but is currently available at a 25 percent launch discount price of $19.99. The mystery adventure game first launched for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan
 French startup Side raised another $5.7 million with Xavier Niel leading the round. As the name suggests, Side lets students make some money on the side by working for companies for a few days or weeks. It’s a marketplace that hel
It’s that time of year again when shops around the country desperately try to keep shelves filled with strawberries, cream, and Pimms. Whether you prefer Murray Mound or Henman Hill, there’s no denying that the Wimbledon tennis ca
Just a quick reminder for our readers about the great deal on the FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds in the Geeky Gadgets Deals Store. The FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds are available for $29.95 in our deals store, that is a saving
New submitter ag144 writes: First time witnessed, the Large Hadron Collider finds predicted double-heavy particle. BBC reports: "Nearly all the matter that we see around us is made of neutrons and protons, which form the centers of atoms. These are m
Along with preparing a series of Skylake-X processors, Intel's counter to Ryzen includes a Kaby Lake-X lineup consisting of the Core i5-7640X, which is basically a renamed 7600K, and the Core i7-7740X, a 7700K in disguise. Or are they?
Qualcomm which provides chips for iPhone wants to ban the import and sale of iPhones in the United States. The company made the statement today. The chip maker is filling a formal complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC). This is by
Berlin headquartered music streaming service SoundCloud announced Thursday that it is cutting its workforce by 40% as part of a wider effort to become profitable. The nine-year-old venture capital backed company is cutting 173 positions at the compan
Tesla will build the world's largest lithium ion battery to help curb South Australia's energy woes.In September of 2016, South Australia experienced a number of rolling blackouts, resulting in a catastrophic power outage that left the entire state s
RED is an established player in the high end camera market and the company has sent out a press release now confirming that it has a smartphone coming. The new premium smartphone is called Hydrogen One and is going to have a holographic display. Acco
While the Moto Z2 Play was unveiled last month, we were still left waiting for a flagship product from Motorola. A few days ago a press renders showing the Moto Z2 Force for AT&T leaked online and we speculated the handset will be making an a
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Microsoft will lay off thousands of staff as it cuts 10% of sales jobs. That could mean up to 5,000 staff, and the redundancies began on Thursday. 2. Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is
Instagram has rolled out yet another update to Stories. The latest updatebrings the ability to reply to Stories with photos and videos. Prior to this update, you could only reply to Stories via a simple message. In order to reply with a photo or a vi
The amount of work that has been put into PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is an achievement in itself, with quick updates that improve performance, stability, gameplay, and more. Developer Bluehole along with the creator himself Brendan Greene, are now
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Tesla's Powerwalls are starting to find their way into homes, and one of their main selling points is the way they can keep a home up and running during a blackout. Now the company has ambitious plans to extend that functionality to an entire Austral
Samsung has posted itsearnings guidance for the second quarter of 2017, which reveals that it will post an all time high13.9 ~ 14.1 trillion Korean won (US$12.1 billion approx.) in operating profits for the quarter,72% up from a year earlier. This wi
Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong has announced PlayStation Experience 2017 South East Asia, which will be held on Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 5. The first PlayStation-centric show in South East Asia, it is modeled after the PlayStation E
Just a couple of days after guaranteeing that his popular online shooter would be officially released within six months of its Early Access preview, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator Brendan Greene is backing off of that promise. Brendan
This past week we told you about a couple of Samsung sponsored deals that that did not live up to their promise. We mentioned how one BOGO participant purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8+ for full price and was supposed to get a free Samsung Galaxy S8 with
In a bid to simplify content creation in VR, Google has launched its platformcalled Blocks so that people are able to conceive a better picture while building VR content. Google already has a VR painting app called Tilt Brush. It is one of the best t
Hydrogen-powered vehicles promise no local emission motoring, but face significant problems in the refueling and storage of the hydrogen fuel. Students at the Technical University of Eindhoven in The Netherlands have avoided these problems by develop
Twitter tied up with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Thursdayto create a customized public list, which will serve as a single portal for getting news updates on Indias digitization initiatives, reports IANS. The publ
The Honor 8 was one of the best mid-ranger devices of 2016 especially when it came to the camera performance, design and build quality. However, the small size often put off many prospective buyers who needed a larger device and perhaps something mor
Nippon Ichi Software has released a new trailer for Iwaihime: Matsuri introducing character Toe Kurokami. Here’s an overview of the character, via VNDB: A mysterious girl, a shrine maiden, which the protagonist meets as his new classmate. A
Tesla has just announced it will be building the largest lithium-ion battery storage project in the world in South Australia, nearly a year after a 50-year storm knocked out the entire electrical grid, leaving 1.7 million residents without power - my
If you want to access Firefox about:config preferences directly, you can do so to speed up the editing of preferences, or bookmark them. Firefox's about:config feature, and the underlying structure that powers it, is a mighty feature that is more pow
If you're a T-Mobile subscriber, this is the place to go every week if you want to know what freebies are being given away for the next T-Mobile Tuesday giveaway. This coming Tuesday through opening weekend, T-Mobile subscribers will get to see Plane
Spike the Beetle making art. There are many artists out there searching for an audience on the internet. It is no doubt magical to see how one's hardwork and creativity can reach the computer screens of people thousands of miles away. Today, we'd lik