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Worldwide smartphone shipment growth slows to 1.6 percent in 2016 ‘Report’

Worldwide smartphone shipment growth slows to 1.6 percent in 2016, Report

The smartphone market is expected to significantly decelerate in 2016, with developed markets such as the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and Japan weighing most heavily. Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.46 billion units in 2016, marking a year-over-year growth rate of 1.6%, according to the latest forecast from tech-industry tracker IDC. The analyst firm also said that iPhone ... Read More »

Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone over explosive batteries

Samsung to Recall Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone over explosive batteries

Samsung has announced an unprecedented recall of the Galaxy Note 7 just weeks after launching the well-received smartphone. MacRumors learned that Samsung is already in talks with Verizon and its other U.S. business partners to come up with a solution to the exploding devices. The tech site also cited South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency in stating that the famous Apple ... Read More »

A Close Look at the 2016 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X (Video)

A Close Look at the 2016 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X (Video)

Nissan has finally introduced a second generation to its full-sized Titan pickup truck. New for 2016, the Titan XD bridges the gap between the half-ton Titan (a 2017 model) and the traditional heavy-duty contenders from Ford, GM, and Ram. The Titan XD does initially feel like a big truck when you drive it, but that goes away after a few ... Read More »

Samsung releases new Gear S3 smartwatch (Video)

Samsung releases new Gear S3 smartwatch (Video)

Samsung launched the Gear S3 smartwatch as it looked to steal a march on Apple and its heavily-anticipated update of its wearable. According to Reuters, Samsung unveiled the new wearable on Wednesday, ahead of 2016 IFA, which will be held in Berlin. During the release, the company boasted of the Gear S3, which reportedly can run for four days on ... Read More »

Google integrates Cast into Chrome browser “Report”

Google integrates Cast into Chrome browser, Report

Google has announced that Cast functionality has been integrated directly into the Chrome browser. Casting between the browser and a Chromecast connected device works by allowing users to stream any page to the Chromecast connected device (ie HDMI TV). To Cast a page that isn’t natively supported for streaming, users need to head over to the Chrome Settings menu and ... Read More »

Oculus Rift On Sale In Europe And Canada From September 20

Oculus Rift On Sale In Europe And Canada From September 20

Oculus, which is owned by Facebook, said the device will launch on September 20. In an announcement, Oculus announced that its VR solution will be available in a number of European and North American retailers from September 20th. In fact, consumers in the UK, France and Germany and Canada can pre-order the Rift today and have it ship late next ... Read More »

Deus Ex GO finally launches on iOS and Android, Report

Deus Ex GO finally launches on iOS and Android, Report

The mobile game for Android and iOS has been launched ahead of the much awaited Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which is set for a grand release next week. According to the app’s description, “Deus Ex GO is a turn-based puzzle infiltration game set in a stylized interpretation of the Deus Ex Universe. As covert agent Adam Jensen, you’ll use hacking, ... Read More »

Waze will help you avoid traffic jams around big events, Report

Waze will help you avoid traffic jams around big events, Report

Waze can already help you beat traffic, find the fastest route and even avoid the police. Now the Google-owned company is launching a new feature to help predict traffic and road closures caused by big events. Through the Global Event Partner Program, Waze is inviting applications from marathon organizers, stadium operators, or anyone associated with events that typically cause disruption ... Read More »

Snapchat Removes Yellowface Filter that Offends Asians

Snapchat Removes Yellowface Filter that Offends Asians

Snapchat is under fire, once again, for one of their new lenses, which users are calling racist. Twitter has dubbed Snapchat’s latest lens “yellowface” because it draws offensive stereotypical Asian features, like slits for eyes, over people’s faces. The filter that turned selfies into “yellowface” Asian caricatures was “anime-inspired,” according to Snapchat. The Venice, Calif., company said the filter, also ... Read More »

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC specs revealed ‘Report’

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC specs revealed, Report

Just a couple of weeks ahead of its release, Eidos Montreal has announced the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided system requirements, as well as the start time of preloading on Steam. The minimum specs aren’t particularly high, which isn’t surprising considering the game is also on consoles. You’ll only need an i3-2100 (or equivalent AMD processor), 8 GB of RAM, and ... Read More »