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Hot Damn, Samsung's Galaxy S8 is sexy as f*ck

Samsung has seen stronger pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 than it did for the S7 and S7 Edge a year ago. Samsung Galaxy S8 is probably the most attractive smartphone till today with a slight (curved) edge over Xiaomi's Mi Mix, but even the phone wi...

Google Earth Revamps to Focus on Exploration and Entertainment

I have to admit, I all but forgotten about Google Earth - until I recently saw the movie Lion - in which a five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. The tour discusses the chimpanzees and talk...

Tech Report: Facebook believes future is augmented reality

The tech firm is also launching a new tool called Facebook Spaces that lets people share photos, videos and other content in virtual reality with their friends and family. Snapchat had refuted the reported claims of a former employee who alleged th...

Vettel beats Hamilton in Bahrain thriller

The reigning champion team had a strict policy of equality with Hamilton and Nico Rosberg during the last three dominant seasons. We would have probably taken a different decision if Valtteri had run in the front with the problem on the tires and Lew...

Leafs defenceman Zaitsev out for opening game of playoff series against Capitals

However, Toronto has won 13 Stanley Cups, though their last one came in 1966-67. “We definitely have improved from previous year in that area, ” goaltender Braden Holtby said. Sergei Bobrovsky is going to put on a hell of a show in this series, bu...

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chose to pull the American Health Care Act , the GOP's alternative to Obamacare, from a scheduled floor vote after it became clear it did not have the support to pass the House. In his initial remarks that afternoon,...

Samsung Officially Unveils the Galaxy S8 & S8+

Apple's next big iPhone update is likely to be in September. The devices have 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage (plus a MicroSD slot), IP68 water and dust resistance , and a USB-C port . While the rear camera is staying pretty similar to what was...

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Retro Studios Not Working On 'Metroid Prime 4'

MercurySteam is remaking Metroid II for 3DS. For more on the game, check out IGN's hands-on preview for Metroid: Samus Returns . As with Yoshi , the game will release next...

Cavaliers extend NBA finals after ending Warriors' perfect run

Kevin Durant scored 35 points but the Warriors could never slow down the Cavs and missed their chance for the NBA's first flawless postseason. Later in the third quarter, whi...

'Star Wars Battlefront 2' Gameplay Trailer

In the latest footage, the Clone Army attempts to retake the city from the battle droids, only to find Darth Maul waiting to tear them apart. The first lot will include Last Jedi...

Apple to end 32-bit app support on macOS

That means that when you perform a Spotlight search, relevant emails will show up at the top. The last feature noted on Apple's Web page about High Sierra mentions iCloud stora...

Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

It will allow users to automatically block auto-play videos by detecting videos that shouldn't be playing when you open a webpage to read an article, for example. But Siri voice ...

Apple shows off new iPads in promo video

The iMac range now starts at Rs. 90,900 for the 21.5-inch non-Retina model, a price drop of Rs. 1,000, though you do get newer internals. You can buy a new MacBook Pro direc...

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri

The promo text can be used to promote temporary deals or new content that doesn't otherwise require an app update . Similarly, CoreML is an API for developers that'll allow them...

Apple wants to rock the market with HomePod, faces challenges

Apple-designed upward-facing woofer, paired with the custom A8 chip , enables bass management through real-time software modeling that ensures the speaker delivers the deepest and...

Apple Updates MacBook Lineup with Kaby Lake Processors

Some might still find the MacBook a tad expensive for what it has to offer, especially considering that comparable Windows notebooks with similar specs are more affordable, but ...

Apple's making an Amazon Echo competitor called 'HomePod'

It also has a "Musicologist" feature for streaming Apple Music through commands barked at Siri , as well as being able to answer queries about the song playing, such as 'who i...

Special Reports

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

That built on the extreme pace of Game 1 , which was 102.5. Despite rumors of his return swirling around Warriors practice on Saturday, Kerr's status remained a mystery until ...

Apple gears up for big announcements at WWDC

As announced by Apple , the WWDC 2017 keynote is due to begin at 6pm on Monday 5 June 2017 for those of us in the United Kingdom , while USA residents will have to get up a l...

Apple is giving the iPhone a 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app . Beyond Siri , the operating system uses machine learning to power a number ...

Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

Golden State was on a completely different level as it looks to revenge last season's meltdown against Cleveland in the Finals. Meanwhile, Cleveland, after finishing second-to-la...

Worldwide cyber-attack "Wannacry"

This ransomware attack should work as an eye-opener. Late Friday, Microsoft took the unusual step of making patches that protect older systems against WannaCry , including Win...

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files

Hospitals should also look into public key infrastructure (PKI) digital certificates, Jason Sabin , CSO at DigiCert, a security certification company located in Lehi, Utah, said i...

FCC Starts Clock on Undoing Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Starts Clock on Undoing Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Yet Thursday's vote does not mean current net neutrality rules have been repealed just yet. Upon taking over as FCC chair when Donald Trump became president, Commissioner Ajit Pai...

U.S. should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

The hacking tool at work was originally developed by the U.S. National Security Agency, before it leaked online earlier this year. It said that the USA had "no credible evidence...

Spurs Return to Western Conference Finals

Spurs Return to Western Conference Finals

Hyperbole? Maybe. But then again, Harden was that bad. The Spurs routed the Rockets by 39 points in Thursday's series-clinching victory without injured Kawhi Leonard , who ...