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Xiaomi’s next smartphone is coming to India on 7 June

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

After bombarding the budget market with their Redmi phones earlier this year, Xiaomi is prepping for yet another smartphone launch on 7 June.  The company has started sending out invites for the event. The invite poster reveals a shiny ring, where half of it is a camera lens and the other half shows a figure depicting face tracking.  From what is seen in the poster, we can assume that the phone is likely to feature face unlock. Further, it might […]

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Surprise: Next iPhone will be even faster than anything else

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Surprising no one, it turns out that the next generation iPhone will put an even bigger performance gap between itself and the rest of the industry, as TSMC begins mass production of powerful 7-nanometer A12 chips for use in Apple’s next-generation iPhones. Smaller is better TSMC announced volume production of 7-nanometer chips in April 2018 but did not say who it was producing these processors for. Bloomberg claims those chips are Apple’s. Why does this matter? It’s like this — a […]

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 ways to speed up your PC

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Want Windows 10 to run faster? We’ve got help. Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues. 1. Change your power settings If you’re using Windows 10’s Power saver plan, you’re slowing down your PC. That plan reduces your PC’s performance in order to save energy. (Even desktop PCs typically have a Power saver plan.) Changing your power plan from Power saver to High performance or […]

Battlefield 5 release date, trailers and news

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

After the huge success of Battlefield 1 in 2016 and a break in 2017, the Battlefield franchise will return in 2018 with a brand-new game called Battlefield V (or Battlefield 5). This time players will go back to WW2 with a range of single-player and multiplayer missions that will take them through the war and immerse them in the time.   A huge amount of information on the game has been confirmed in the worldwide reveal event but we’re expecting […]

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Sony isn’t done with portable gaming just yet

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Sony may not be making great strides with its PlayStation Vita, but that doesn’t mean the company is giving up on the portable gaming market just yet.  Speaking to Bloomberg, the newly appointed head of PlayStation, John Kodera, said that Sony is still experimenting with portable and mobile gaming and that it still has a place in the company’s future.  “In my opinion, rather than separating portable gaming from consoles, it’s necessary to continue thinking of it (portable gaming) as […]

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Throwback Thursday: Shh! Don’t tell!

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Pilot fish gets a new job where one of her first assignments is to design a database-oriented application. “I’m not permitted to create any tables or keys,” says fish. “I have to submit it to our database admin, who will take care of it when he gets around to it. “I soon learn that, at this company, they spell DBA G-O-D.” Fish sends DBA her tables, their links and recommended indexes. DBA accepts the table design, but tells fish that […]

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TalkTalk records loss but makes fibre appointments and sells B2B unit

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

TalkTalk’s renewed focus on its fixed consumer business has resulted in some short-term pain to its balance sheet, but the company is confident that its plans for full fibre rollout and the sale of part of its B2B business will allow it to thrive going forward. After a disastrous few years that saw significant customer losses, TalkTalk acquired 192,000 customers over the past 12 months – an improvement from the 47,000 it lost last year. There were gains in both […]

Instapaper, owned by Pinterest, says it will be temporarily unavailable to all European users on May 24 as it works to ensure GDPR compliance by May 25 (Nick Statt/The Verge)

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Nick Statt / The Verge:Instapaper, owned by Pinterest, says it will be temporarily unavailable to all European users on May 24 as it works to ensure GDPR compliance by May 25  —  The read-it-later app needs time to make changes ahead of GDPR going into effect on Friday  —  Popular read-it-later app Instapaper informed …

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Panasonic firmware updates brings a host of improvements to G9, GH5 and GH5S

May 24, 2018 Editor 0

If you’ve got a Panasonic Lumix G9, GH5 or GH5S then you’re in luck, as Panasonic has announced new firmware updates to enhance the performance of all three cameras. You’ll have to wait until May 30 to download the updates, but they offer a number of improvements and tweaks, including improved autofocus performance, new monochrome Photo Styles, and upgraded sound quality for video shooting. For Lumix G9 owners, highlights include enhanced AF tracking performance when shooting video, while manual focus […]