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LG G5 will have an 'always on' display

The feature would eliminate the delay between picking up your phone and seeing the preview display or, depending on how it's configured, the need to hit any buttons. However, do not expect your phone's regular display to be on all the time. The ful...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 3600mAH Battery, Reveals FCC

Instead, it was stated there that this Always-On feature is actually the full screen version of what can be seen on the secondary screen of the recent LG V10 flagship. I've written about the implications of Force Touch before, but essentially t...

India's TRAI Stonewalled Facebook Free Basics

He also says Facebook doesn't profit because it places no ads in Free Basics. Recently, TRAI has put curtains on Facebook's Free Baiscs program as it feels that it will violate the net neutrality. The only exemption to the ruling is reduced tarif...

On Facebook, Zuckerburg says disappointed with Trai directive

However, there are exemptions to this ruling that allows for cheaper or free data packages during emergencies. He said, "Today India's telecom regulator made a decision to restrict programs that provide free access to data". Facebook investors are...

Disappointed by India's decision on Net Neutrality: Mark Zuckerberg

In 2013, Zuckerberg launched Free Basics in partnership with a number of technology firms to make internet more accessible to 4 billion people as mentioned in an article featured in The Washington Post . Though TRAI has not mentioned net neutrali...

Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

Under its new system, Twitter will use a complicated sorting system to give priority placement to tweets that the company considers most relevant or important to its users. According to Twitter , it's based on "engagement and other factors", and...

India Bans Facebook's Free Basics

The Free Basics service, which developed from Facebook's Internet.org initiative, offers customers pared-down internet services on mobile phones free of charge, and includes access to both Facebook's main app and its Messenger service.

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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 ...