• A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Has Allegedly Exploded (But Don't Panic Yet)
A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Has Allegedly Exploded (But Don't Panic Yet)

The fact is that lithium-ion batteries, a type of technology used in all smartphones, are fundamentally unstable, and can overheat or even explode due to myriad factors such as stress, heat or being punctured. Another senior Samsung official Kate Beaumon had said that the latest Note 9 uses a newer cooling system for better heat dissipation. It...

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  • IPhone Xzzz: the majority didn't care about the Apple event
IPhone Xzzz: the majority didn't care about the Apple event

Walmart is not offering a deal on the iPhone Xs . While pre-ordering an iPhone XS - 64GB variant, trade in an eligible phone and sign-up with Sprint Flex Lease for an 18 months. The Walmart deal could be in line with the Sam's Club iPhone Xs offer . Super Retina in two sizes - including the largest display ever on an iPhone.

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  • Apple sees nothing impossible with new iPhones - including what we'll pay
Apple sees nothing impossible with new iPhones - including what we'll pay

Apple has worked on a new back for the Watch and it is now made of either black ceramic or sapphire crystal. There's also Dual-SIM support but for those outside of China would need to use an e-SIM for the secondary connection. It retains the key advances of the first iPhone X - facial recognition and an edge-to-edge display - but is cheaper wh...

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  • Apple's mega event: Here's how to hear the keynote, watch the livestream
Apple's mega event: Here's how to hear the keynote, watch the livestream

Be sure to check back with TechSpot tomorrow as we'll have in-depth coverage of the Gather Round event as it unfolds. As the name suggests, dual-sims allow users to place to two SIM cards in a device at once. This version of the iPhone XS will however be exclusive to select regions. Alleged leaks of the Pixel 3 point to a large notch. L...

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  • Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday
Apple Set To Unleash 'Max' On The World On Tuesday

While no one outside of a select few at Apple knows what to expect with the next iPhone , the rumor mill is churning once again - thanks, in part, to several leaks from credible sources over the past few days and weeks. Allegedly, Apple's third phone will be a more affordable 6.1-inch iPhone with an LCD display opposed to a pricier OLED screen, ...

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  • IPhone 2018 launch: what to expect from Apple
IPhone 2018 launch: what to expect from Apple

China Mobile will also offer dual SIM iPhones as it hints with this cheeky image that it posted on its Facebook page. The red, white, and dark grey models shown are said to be from the iPhone XC line-up. Last year, Apple previewed a charging mat called AirPower, but never mentioned it again. The iPhone XS will start around £973 and the iPhone...

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  • Tesla chief Elon Musk smokes marijuana on live web show
Tesla chief Elon Musk smokes marijuana on live web show

Tesla shares were volatile Friday morning amid a flawless storm of chaotic news for the embattled electric carmaker. He has denied he was smoking weed when he sent his now infamous tweet on August 7 claiming he had secured funding to take Tesla private .

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  • IPhone XS: Everything we know
IPhone XS: Everything we know

We'll be at Apple's event September 12 and will bring you our impressions of Apple's expected three new iPhones straight from Cupterino. Apple has confirmed an iPhone event at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple Campus. The entry-level iPhone will ditch the stainless steel housing, opting instead for an aluminum shell that will come in a seri...

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  • Twitter CEO Tells Congress It's 'Thinking About' Blockchain Identity
Twitter CEO Tells Congress It's 'Thinking About' Blockchain Identity

Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before US lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics. Executives from Facebook and Twitter faced threats of legislative action from sceptical USA politicians today ...

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  • Google snubs Senate hearings on election meddling
Google snubs Senate hearings on election meddling

Twitter does not operate on the basis of "political ideology", chief executive Jack Dorsey said Wednesday, rejecting claims of bias against conservatives. Both Senate Intelligence Committee Richard Burr , R-North Carolina, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Virginia, lambasted Google for failing to sent a top representative.

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  • IPhone XS event official, Huawei Mate 20 Pro teased and leaked
IPhone XS event official, Huawei Mate 20 Pro teased and leaked

The company. hit a speed bump (literal and figurative) with its predecessors that utilized either low-performance GPUs, CPU cores - or both. But a bit about the Kirin 980 first. "The Kirin 980 will be used in smartphones and tablets". The Kirin 980's DSU features 4MB of L3 Cache. It offers improved efficiency, connectivity and Dual NPU AI p...

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  • Sony Xperia XZ3 press renders appears before announcement
Sony Xperia XZ3 press renders appears before announcement

And of course, the other flagship specs are there. However, this year it's simply the XZ3 on its lonesome. In the meantime though, looking at the Xperia XZ3 and having not tried it in person yet, we'd have to say that there isn't a substantial upgrade here compared to the previous model.

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  • Xbox to Launch Subscription with Console, Xbox Live and Game Pass
Xbox to Launch Subscription with Console, Xbox Live and Game Pass

It's interest-free ... but only for 24 months. So in total it actually works out cheaper to take the Xbox All Access deal - that is as long as you want the Game Pass and Xbox Live - if you don't want these then it is obviously much cheaper to buy the console outright.

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  • Apple Watch Series 4 leaks online weeks ahead of Apple's fall event
Apple Watch Series 4 leaks online weeks ahead of Apple's fall event

The event could show new iPad Pro's . Kuo further predicts that the 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch iPhone models could come in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants depending on the regions. Apple's clever 3D Touch feature has seen mixed success since its introduction in 2015 with the iPhone 6s. We can also assume that all of the old watch bands will be com...

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  • Google products in India are gaining support for more languages
Google products in India are gaining support for more languages

The internet company on Tuesday announced new initiatives and enhancements to its existing services with a focus to make its services more relevant for Indian users. However, it is completely different from the Google Pay service available in other countries. The platform will also see integration of local applications such as Airtel, Hello Eng...

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  • Donald Trump claims Google is ‘hiding’ news about him
Donald Trump claims Google is ‘hiding’ news about him

US President Donald Trump claimed Google search results were leaving out right-wing media sites. In a pair of tweets posted before 6 a.m., the president said the results included only "the viewing/reporting of Fake New Media".

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  • Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti Cards Arrive Sept. 20
Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti Cards Arrive Sept. 20

PC gaming has always been costly, but packing one of these into your build is likely only to be for those prepared to invest heavily in their machine. Both the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and the GeForce RTX 2080 will ship on or around September 20th, with a limit of two per customer. The non-Founders Edition versions of the cards, which aren't availab...

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2's first gameplay footage
Red Dead Redemption 2's first gameplay footage

Red Dead Redemption 2 will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 26th. It's pretty clear in telling us that actions have consequences throughout the game, which is precisely what we'd expect from an open world title like this.

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  • Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Externally, the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Note 8 are nearly similar with only a few differences. The new Note 9 indeed boasts powerful performance in terms of battery capacity. - In India, Samsung will launch the dual-SIM variant of the Note 9. The company blamed the drop in part to disappointing demand for the Galaxy S9 , but it also...

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  • Google is making sure you know Fortnite is not on Google Play
Google is making sure you know Fortnite is not on Google Play

After launching on iOS back in April, the phenomenally popular battle royale game is coming to Android devices this summer , and the developer has now revealed that the game won't be available through the Google Play store like most other games for the platform.

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  • Samsung Targets iPad Pro with Galaxy Tab S4
Samsung Targets iPad Pro with Galaxy Tab S4

Analysts were estimating that the smartphone giant only shipped around 31 million Galaxy S9 phones since its release in March. "The product mix keeps delivering for Samsung ", he added. Patently Apple also claims that the report published by the US Patent Office describes the use of ultrasonic technology based biometric scanner for sm...

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  • Uber driver fired after he livestreamed passengers without consent
Uber driver fired after he livestreamed passengers without consent

Gargac said he earned $3,500 from his streaming. "I'm embarrassed. We got in an Uber at 2 a.m.to be safe, and then I find out that because of that, everything I said in that vehicle is online and people are watching me". They compliment the purple LED lights, not knowing they serve to illuminate passengers for the camera. "You know, the interne...

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  • Trump claims EU 'taking advantage' with US$5b Google fine
Trump claims EU 'taking advantage' with US$5b Google fine

Alphabet, which is scheduled to report financial results on Monday, said it would set aside money to pay the fine which would cut its second-quarter profit by about US$5 billion. The penalty is almost double the previous record of 2.4 billion euros which the US tech company was ordered to pay past year over its online shopping search service.

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  • New MacBook Pro Keyboard is Noticeably Quieter Than its Predecessor
New MacBook Pro Keyboard is Noticeably Quieter Than its Predecessor

The 2018 MacBook Pro is finally here with supercharged processors, Hey Siri, a new True Tone display and a quieter keyboard. The 15-inch MacBook Pro model will now be powered with 8th-generation Intel Core i7 and i9 processors with six cores for up to 70% faster performance.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 promotional poster leaked out
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 promotional poster leaked out

The leaked poster further reveals a purple colour version of the alleged Galaxy Note 9 with an S Pen stylus in gold colourway placed on top. Indicating that this leak is likely to have some grain of truth to it. The source site claims that a Samsung employee who was present at a recently held pre-briefing of the Galaxy Note 9 has revealed that it...

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  • WhatsApp now flags ‘forwarded’ messages to combat fake news
WhatsApp now flags ‘forwarded’ messages to combat fake news

Whatsapp Under Fire For Spam, Fake News! Deep disapproval of such developments has been conveyed to the senior management of the WhatsApp and they have been advised that necessary remedial measures should be taken to prevent proliferation of these fake and at times motivated/sensational messages .

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  • Xiaomi's Weak Debut Portends Trouble For Imminent Hong Kong Tech Listings
Xiaomi's Weak Debut Portends Trouble For Imminent Hong Kong Tech Listings

Xiaomi's IPO valued the firm, which also makes internet-connected home appliances and gadgets, at $54 billion, nearly half the $100 billion it had initially hoped for and below its more recent target of at least $70 billion. Xiaomi had attracted a number of A-list investors to its IPO, as George Soros joined fellow billionaires Li Ka-shing, Jack M...

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  • Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen
Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen

Fortnite is in early access across PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and iOS. We'll find out in a couple of hours. A new record for single game kills in Fortnite has been set at 48, but it did not happen they way you might expect . Why is Fortnite Playground down? "When you make matches for every 1-4 people, it requires between 25x and 100x as man...

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  • Samsung, Apple Finally Agree to Eat their Beef
Samsung, Apple Finally Agree to Eat their Beef

In 2012, a jury awarded more than $ 1 billion in damages to Apple but of course there was a subsequent retrial. Apple triumphed on paper but it was deficient in its goal to acquire a fierce benefit over Samsung and other phone makers in succession of lawsuits against them said Mr.

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 details leak, designed for Windows 10 laptops
Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 details leak, designed for Windows 10 laptops

Part of this push of the envelope has to do with rumors that there will be a first-ever socketed variant of the Snapdragon processor, meaning that it does not have to be placed directly on the motherboard. It is evident that Qualcomm seems to be eager to enter the ARM line-up for Windows use. The Snapdragon 1000 is said to have a 6.5W power...

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