IT&Software

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:48

TP-Link and Linksys were first out of the blocks with firmware fixes, and TP-Link has posted this explanation of the issue. For its part, TP-Link said initial investigation showed the problem could have been triggered by Multicast Domain Name System or MDNS, which is the transmission of discovery packets to maintain live connection in a network.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:29

Auto experts called the newly redesigned Accord the best iteration of its 41-year history, with sleeker styling and a roomier interior as well as a turbo-charged engine, CNN Money reported . Finalists were the Ford Expedition and the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 . "The entire Lincoln team is very proud of the work that was done to create a truly differentiated, luxury Lincoln experience in our all-new Navigator".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:42

Ford is casting its pick-up truck net wider with the introduction of the Ranger to the US. That is not the case. The Ford Ranger has just been revealed in Detroit ahead of the North American International Auto Show. Four-wheel-drive models will get a two-speed transfer case with shift-on-the-fly capabilities between 2-Hi and 4-Hi. An electronically-locking rear differential will be available as an option, and offered as standard on the FX2 and FX4 off-road models.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:45

Google has said that the company manually reviews ads and has strict category checks to help children have a safe experience. "Although for now this malicious app seems to be a nasty nuisance, and most certainly damaging on both an emotional and financial level, it nevertheless also has a potentially much wider range of malicious activities that it can pursue, all relying on the same common concept", Check Point said in a blog post .

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:45

The news feed ranking update, which is set to roll out globally in the coming weeks, is expected to support that goal. Until now, Facebook has tuned the News Feed to favor video in the feed over other types of content. In a note earlier this week, Wieser reported Nielsen data showing that in September - the most recent month for which this data is available - core Facebook consumption failed to grow year-over-year for a second consecutive month.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:17

Under the hood, the U11 EYEs is said to run on a mid-range Snapdragon 652 Octa-Core processor but there's a possibility that there's a higher-spec variant with a Snapdragon 660 unit. For now, the release of the device will be limited to Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan, and there is no news yet if and when it will be coming to other markets.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:16

It will offer touch screen controls as well as the Joy Con. Dark Souls: Remastered release date is May 25. The second wave, coming out on March 23, introduces Blastoise and support for Mew and Celebi. SNK Heroines utilizes only the female characters from the series as the name implies, and it utilizes a fairly simplified input system only requiring one button.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:11

Although Zuckerberg said the changes will take time to roll out, users will start noticing they see fewer posts from publishers and businesses and more content from their friends and family. Facebook head of News Feed Adam Mosseri accompanied Zuckerberg's announcement with a blog post, warning public Facebook pages will see their reach, referral traffic and watch time decrease.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:35

South Korea's justice minister said a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading, Reuters reported Thursday, citing Yonhap. Any bill to ban trading would need to pass the National Assembly, a process that could take many months or years.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:34

Redux shares were transferred to Google on December 13, according to United Kingdom regulatory filings, though Crunchbase said the deal took place back in August. What we do care about is this tech that we could see used on some level in future Pixel phones or other touchscreen devices from Google. It has also emerged that the company quietly purchased a United Kingdom startup called Redux in August.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:13

Next year (2019 in case you still think that we're in 2017), the current 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard will be replaced by the new 802.11ax that will offer faster internet speeds. Furthermore, Intel's 802.11ax chipsets are based on Draft 2.0 of 802.11ax , which will be the baseline for 802.11ax certification. Intel's 802.11ax home Wi-Fi chipsets are architected for our connected, digital lifestyles.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:00

The 3580mAh battery of the Ultra is larger than the 3300mAh cell of the normal Xperia XA2 , although we're hoping for over a full day of use in either case. As above, Sony has advised only the XA2 is heading to Australia, though if they change their minds we'll be sure to let you know. "It looks like the XA2 Ultra except that it comes with a 5.2" Full HD display and there's just a single 8MP front camera that's capable of 120-degree super wide-angle selfies .

by | January 11, 2018 | 08:29

The Celeron processor is passively cooled, meaning there are no fans to bother you with noise. There is a fanless design to keep the laptop quieter and on a single charge, it is said to be giving about 10 hours of battery life , following the good battery life offered by its predecessors as well.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:08

The level cap will jump from 40 to 45, leaving you room to become an even more deadly assassin. Not sold yet? In addition to this, a new quest will be added to the game. Ubisoft has released several add-ons for Assassin's Creed Origins ever since the title was released a few months back. Also sometime in January all players will be able to pick up the two weapons unlocked as a result of Assassin's Creed Origins community challenges - Harlequin and Chop-chop - using Ubisoft Play points.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:09

When it comes to accessing the closed beta, those who either joined the game's Insider Program prior to December 1 or have preordered the game will be able to participate. One final thing: the Closed Beta will not be covered by an NDA, so players can stream, create videos, share clips, take screenshots or do anything else that their wonderful minds can come up with.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:06

The Acer Swift 7 will be available in North America in March with prices starting at US$1,699, naturally we'll have to wait a little longer for Australian price and availability. The Acer Spin 3 (above) is a convertible that will go for $599 and up starting February in North America (this month in EMEA starting at €649). The Company also added a new Chromebook 11 and revealed United States availability for the previously-announced switch 7 Black Edition and predator Orion series.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:56

The class-action lawsuit, filed on behalf of both Damore and another Google engineer, David Gudeman . James Damore says Google fired him over his political views, conservative thought and because he is a white man, according to a class action filed in Santa Clara Superior Court.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:53

It will be the first time these franchises collide in the postseason since the Vikings' dramatic 31-28 loss to New Orleans in the 2010 NFC Championship game. But the problem for New Orleans is possible overconfidence, while human nature says Carolina will be motivated. NOTES: Reggie Bush led members of the Saints' Super Bowl XLIV team onto the field just before the kickoff.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:29

According to local sources three people along with other six travelling in a passenger vehicle were missing as avalanche hits the road. The person identified as Ghulam Nabi Bhat was immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment. The spokesman said the chief minister directed the Kupwara district administration to ensure all possible medical assistance to the injured. In a first avalanche, two beacon officials came under a snow avalanche adjacent to Sadhna top.

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:29

The HP ProBook, HP ZBook, HP x360, HP Envy m6, HP Pavilion x360 laptops are all included on the recall list, and you can check the full list on HP's website . Affected batteries were also sold as accessories during the period. While that should be enough to prevent the laptop owners from panicking, they are nonetheless advised to visit the specific site HP has set up to allay any fears or confusion out of this.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:16

The remaining roster of existing customers is an impressive one, including Mozilla, Hootsuite, Reddit, SoundCloud, FourSquare and The New York Times. The Apple acquisition is really exciting for the Apple fans amid legal troubles and iOS issues in the recent past. Buddybuild does the same, but in a more comprehensive way.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:15

According to the online retail giant, the company will be introducing "cooking capabilities" to Alexa's Smart Home Skill API. Amazon has added cooking abilities to its Smart Home Skill framework, letting you control microwaves (and eventually conventional ovens) with your voice.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:54

With that measurement, LG still won't beat the world's biggest display in a TV, but it definitely seats atop in terms of largest OLED panel. As such, if price alone isn't the factor, the lack of quality content shot in native 8K resolution should be another reason not to opt for the TV just yet.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:29

AT&T says it will build the foundation next year, adding Band 14 for more capacity and coverage, as well as identifying and hardening "certain critical sites" in states, including places where natural disasters are likely. The federal agency and AT&T will build a wireless broadband network specifically for the state's public safety community, to assist first responders in being able to talk with each other when cell towers are overwhelmed.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:07

The company is discussing giving users the ability to share Stories on other social platforms, according to Cheddar , as well as embed them on the web via a proprietary player. It's possible for it to do so now as it introduced a way previous year to allow users to save their snaps into a section of memories where they can live long past the 24-hour limit.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:07

Beginning 1 January, The Library of Congress will "acquire tweets on a selective basis". The Library of Congress has come to the conclusion that maybe not everything posted to Twitter is worth remembering. "With social media now established, the Library is bringing its collecting practice more in line with its collection policies", it said in the document.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:19

Initially, it was meant to be run on the central line but it was later chose to run it first on the western line. According to WR Chief Public Relations Officer Ravinder Bhakar, the last successful technical run of the train, running on broad gauge, was conducted yesterday.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:04

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recruited the proven businessman and skilled software engineer as chief executive in 2001, bringing a mature hand to the helm of the then three-year-old internet search company. He was a member of President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and helped the government fix the health care website after a disastrous rollout.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:01

This will come with HDR600 support which means that it can support a peak brightness level of 600 nits, along with local dimming feature and 10-bit processing. It boasts LG's signature Edge-ArcLine Stand and a 4-Side Edge Borderless Design for a better overall viewing experience. LG took its turn in the spotlight on Thursday, announcing a trio of new monitors that'll be showcased in full at the upcoming trade show.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:56

What is the winter solstice , and why do we have it? The sun will set in Denver at 4:39 p.m. and will have nine hours and 21 minutes of daylight on the winter solstice . But the Northern Hemisphere is tilted away from the sun and receives less solar energy. The Isles of Shetland and Orkney were treated to the stark contrast of a midday sun barely limping over the horizon before retreating back down to call it a day.