• Instagram now allows you to follow hashtags like regular accounts
Instagram now allows you to follow hashtags like regular accounts

The service now lets users follow hashtags just like regular user accounts, and that's quite a big deal. All you have to do to get started is search up a hashtag as you normally would, and you'll be given the option to 'follow'. Following a hashtag means its related Instagram Story will also appear in your queue. You can see all the hashtags yo...

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  • Samsung introduces new Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) laptops
Samsung introduces new Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) laptops

As the name implies, the Notebook 9 Pen is a laptop that comes with a stylus, which also means that the laptop in question comes with touchscreen functionality. The Notebook 9 Pen features a 360-degree hinge for twisting into tablet mode for drawing with the S Pen. The Pen model comes with a smaller 35Wh battery.

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  • Facebook and Google Are Trying to Catch Up on AR
Facebook and Google Are Trying to Catch Up on AR

At the bottom of the screen, you have the option to either take a picture or video of your AR masterpiece. The best thing about AR stickers is that even the older Pixel devices will be getting it in the Android 8 .1 Oreo update. " AR Stickers ", in case you missed it, is essentially a mode that lives inside the native camera app's hamburger me...

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  • Apple snaps up Shazam in £300m deal
Apple snaps up Shazam in £300m deal

Apple's purchase of Shazam might not grab eye calls immediately, but the acquisition could help prompt more people to buy its products - and buy into the ecosystem. The music discovery app was also in talks with Snapchat and Spotify . Key sources suggest that Apple has been hiring AR talent and is secretly working on some kind of commercial...

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  • Google Home Max goes on sale in USA via Best Buy
Google Home Max goes on sale in USA via Best Buy

Curiously, Google Home Max isn't available on the Google Play Store just yet. With streaming taking a greater emphasis nowadays, the Home Max comes with a 12-month subscription to YouTube Music , an ad-free way of streaming music that's on YouTube.

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  • Breath Of The Wild - The Champions' Ballad DLC Is Out Now
Breath Of The Wild - The Champions' Ballad DLC Is Out Now

Keep an eye on this Breath of the Wild Champions' Ballad guide, as we'll be continually updating it as we uncover new information and hidden secrets within the final DLC pack for the game. The DLC will also grant access to nine new armor items for players to find, as well as the Ancient Saddle and Bridle items. DLC Pack number 2 for Breath...

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  • National Hockey League says it will consider Seattle expansion bid
National Hockey League says it will consider Seattle expansion bid

But that doesn't mean there is a lack of speculative alternatives on the table. But a renovated KeyArena is not expected to be ready until October 2020 at the earliest, leaving no place to accept a relocated team in the short term. "But I think there is a lot of pent up appetite in Seattle for this", Durkan said. Barring issues with the season-ti...

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  • Soulcalibur VI Gets First Details Following Game Awards Announcement
Soulcalibur VI Gets First Details Following Game Awards Announcement

Brand manager for Bandai Namco Mark Religioso weighed in on the announcement, assuring fans that "the fast and kinetic gameplay" of the original title "is on full display" within Soul Calibur VI. There are also a handful of spinoffs, including a free-to-play version of SoulCalibur V on the PlayStation Network, and a game designed specifically...

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  • Amazon Prime Video Lands On Apple TV
Amazon Prime Video Lands On Apple TV

Sadly if they do not reach an agreement you will have to mirror your smartphone on to the Amazon streaming device to watch YouTube on the big screen. And, trust me, if you don't have multiple 4K sources already, you will do soon. Aside from that, the Apple TV app also now supports live sports coverage from ESPN and National Basketball Associati...

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  • Storm Caroline to hit Britain TONIGHT with 'flying debris' and 90mph gales
Storm Caroline to hit Britain TONIGHT with 'flying debris' and 90mph gales

Travel and power loss disruption is expected and various agencies have issued statements following Storm Caroline . When the storm eases on Friday, a blast of freezing air from Russian Federation - dubbed the "Beast from the East" - is forecast to send temperatures plummeting to lows of -8C.

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  • Taylor Swift's Fans Really Love This Snake Imagery
Taylor Swift's Fans Really Love This Snake Imagery

Alongside the image, Kardashian West wrote: " Famous ". The footage did not address the "b--h" line. With the recent release of Reputation , Swift embraced the snake visual and brought it along for the entire album rollout. However, the furious "Bad Blood" singer said she did not approve of being called a bitch and having a naked replica of he...

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  • How To Fix That iOS Bug That's Been Making Your iPhone Crash
How To Fix That iOS Bug That's Been Making Your iPhone Crash

Recipients will see the money stored on an Apple Pay Cash Card which sits within the Wallet app. The feature requires iOS 11 .2 and is compatible with the iPhone SE, iPhone 6 or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th-gen), iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 or later, and Apple Watch .

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  • Did you see the supermoon?
Did you see the supermoon?

The supermoon on January 31 will be called a blue moon since it is the second full moon in the same month. We'll see supermoons on December 3, January 1 and January 31. "We're seeing all of the Earth's sunrises and sunsets at that moment reflected from the surface of the Moon", NASA scientist Sarah Noble said in a release .

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  • Facebook made a Messenger app that's just for kids
Facebook made a Messenger app that's just for kids

And Facebook indicated that it won't use Messenger Kids to monetize children directly - there won't be any ads or in-app purchases. Messenger Kids is an app where kids can talk or text with family or friends, allowing parents to control the experience through their Facebook account.

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  • Don't know about others but Sanjay Bhansali has definitely offended me: Salman
Don't know about others but Sanjay Bhansali has definitely offended me: Salman

Patekar, speaking on the sidelines of the passing out parade of the 133rd course of the National Defence Academy (NDA), where the actor was invited as a special guest. "The members have also made a decision to call the producers of the movie". Bhansali responded that during his 30 years as a filmmaker he had never stooped to such a level, said sour...

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  • Apple accuses Qualcomm of acting as a 'common patent troll'
Apple accuses Qualcomm of acting as a 'common patent troll'

These lawsuits allege that Apple is infringing 16 Qualcomm patents with the iPhone 7 , 8, and X that run on AT&T and T-Mobile in the United States, as well as the bigger-screened Plus models. Even though Intel modems are slightly inferior to their Qualcomm counterparts, Apple has been using Intel chips in some of its iPhones to diversify its s...

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  • Insights into how Google's Datally app will help users save data
Insights into how Google's Datally app will help users save data

It lets users understand their data usage by providing hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly statistics, along with recommendations on how to save data based on individual usage. Depending on the version of Android you're using Datally does replicate some of the features that are built into Google's mobile operating system.

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  • BMW i8 Coupe Gets a Roadster Brother and More Electric Range
BMW i8 Coupe Gets a Roadster Brother and More Electric Range

Furthermore, the soft top can be opened in 15 seconds at speeds of up to 31mph. Since both models are essentially a mid-cycle facelift, despite the Roadster not having a predecessor, both the exterior and the interior have been updated. The power bump comes from a significant boost in energy density, with cell capacity up from 20Ah to 34Ah. The...

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  • Microsoft plans to expand Redmond campus
Microsoft plans to expand Redmond campus

Once the project is completed, Microsoft's total Redmond footprint will consist of 131 buildings and the equivalent of 180 football fields of new and renovated space. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), meanwhile, has built over the last decade a dense, a high-rise urban campus that has completely transformed Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood, and more ...

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  • Massage Envy Mishandled Its Customers and Now Faces 180 Sexual Assault Accusations
Massage Envy Mishandled Its Customers and Now Faces 180 Sexual Assault Accusations

An investigation by BuzzFeed News found more than 180 women have accused therapists at Massage Envy of groping and other sexual acts. Danielle Dick reported a massage envy employee touched her two years ago in Richmond, Virginia. When arrested, he reportedly admitted that he "needed help" during questioning by police. According to her law...

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  • The safest and easiest ways to donate on Giving Tuesday
The safest and easiest ways to donate on Giving Tuesday

The special Giving Tuesday activities include the ability for companies to reserve time for employees to spend with Mud Bay kitten ambassadors for a $100 suggested donation. PAWS kittens will also be available for individual cuddle sessions for a $10 suggested donation. Don't succumb to pressure to make an immediate giving decision.

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  • Amazon launches cloud-based 3D editor
Amazon launches cloud-based 3D editor

Amazon writes, "With Amazon Sumerian's editor , developers can build realistic virtual environments, populate them with 3D objects and animated characters, and script how they interact with each other and the application's users". Supported devices include Google's Daydream, HTC Vive , Facebook's Oculus Rift , and iOS mobile devices. Developer...

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  • MI to start QB John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State
MI to start QB John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State

After another dispiriting defeat to Urban Meyer's team, though, Jim Harbaugh has to be wondering if the football gods just won't allow the Wolverines to beat the Buckeyes for the first time in six tries. His experience is crucial to a potential Buckeyes' playoff run which is still possible at this point even if it is unlikely. Barrett - "one of the...

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  • Tether Hack: Cryptocurrency Worth $31 Million Stolen
Tether Hack: Cryptocurrency Worth $31 Million Stolen

The Reddit user explains that the transactions were perhaps structured as an additional layer of security to make sure the wallet can receive Tether's hacked tokens without any issues. Tether's cryptocurrency , the USDT, is pegged to the US dollar . "The only tokens that will not be redeemed are the ones that were stolen from Tether treasury ...

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  • Why a tipple on a night out on the tiles raises spirits
Why a tipple on a night out on the tiles raises spirits

About 30,000 people aged between 18 and 34 were asked about how drinking red or white wine , beer or spirits affected them, either drinking at home, or when out. In the heaviest drinking group, over 60 percent reported feelings of aggression from drinking. Various factors may influence people's associations with alcoholic beverages, the auth...

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  • FCC confirms plan to kill net neutrality
FCC confirms plan to kill net neutrality

The FCC's repeal is certain to draw a legal challenge from advocates of net neutrality. Since then everyone has joined this conversation - from the public to the lawmakers and major companies . telecom regulator unveiled a formal plan today to roll back the "net neutrality" rules adopted in 2015 aimed at treating all online traffic equally. Te...

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  • School Lockdown Saved Students' Lives During Northern California Shooting Rampage
School Lockdown Saved Students' Lives During Northern California Shooting Rampage

The gunman, Kevin Neal, was killed in a shootout with police. Neal's sister, Sheridan Orr, said she was "stunned" that her brother, who had mental health issues and a violent temper, had guns and said he had "no business with firearms whatsoever".

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  • David Goffin shocks Roger Federer in London
David Goffin shocks Roger Federer in London

By now, Sock had won more games than Dimitrov had relinquished in his previous two games combined. But still, the tables were turning and Zverev started to narrow the gap and it wasn't long before Sock's three game lead had disappeared to nothing and the pair were fighting it off at 4-4, 1 set all.

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  • N Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites
N Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

The report states that satellite images of the Sinpo South Shipyard taken November 5 show "the presence of what appear to be sections of a submarine's pressure hull in the yards". Worldwide sanctions, droughts, and disastrous internal management mean food shortages are a big problem in North Korea. North Korea could not consider abandoning its ...

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  • WADA upholds Russian Federation as non-compliant
WADA upholds Russian Federation as non-compliant

Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) has been suspended since a WADA report in 2015 found evidence of state-sponsored doping and accused it of systematically violating anti-doping regulations. WADA passed along the database to the two International Olympic Committee investigations, saying the new intelligence " reinforced " its evidence against the...

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  • GameStop pushes pause on unlimited used game rental program
GameStop pushes pause on unlimited used game rental program

Revealed only a couple of weeks ago , video game retailer GameStop has announced that its unlimited used games program has been temporarily halted. "We are working through some of the program limitations we have identified to ensure the PowerPass subscription service delivers an exceptional experience for our customers", a spokesperson said in...

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  • IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging
IOS 11 update brings faster wireless charging

When it comes to Apple's latest flagship smartphone, the iPhone X, it feels like in many respects, the company is catching up to features that have always been featured on Android devices. Up until iOS 11.1 the Qi-enabled iPhones could charge wirelessly by up to 5W and after 11.2 they can go as high as 7.5W - this was divulged by accessory make...

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  • Chevrolet Introduces 2019 Corvette ZR1: Most Powerful Yet
Chevrolet Introduces 2019 Corvette ZR1: Most Powerful Yet

It's also available with a seven-speed manual, or if you want to be less cool, an eight-speed automatic . The "Low Wing" features a small trunk-mounted rear wing that allows the auto to achieve its top speed - though its still generates 70 percent more downforce than the standard Z06.

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  • 7 reasons why the Pixel 2 is better than the iPhone X
7 reasons why the Pixel 2 is better than the iPhone X

According to a statement by a Google rep, this issue seems to have been fixed, at least when it comes to Pixel phones and factory reset/device classification. Unfortunately, the Pixel 2 XL issues extend beyond its screen, as users have also complained about poor audio quality while recording videos, random crashing while using Android Auto, s...

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  • Trump lands in Philippines, offers to mediate on S.China Sea
Trump lands in Philippines, offers to mediate on S.China Sea

He told the crowd: "I will slap her in front of you. Why?" Human rights organizations say they are concerned that Trump will give Duterte a free pass on his drug war crackdown, by failing to mention the issue during his multi-day visit. focus largely on containing the North Korean threat. The increasing use of the phrase "Indo-Pacific" by Trump...

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