"Security concerns" lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches

On the Apple Watch Series 3 support page , all three of China's major cellular providers (China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom) list LTE service as "coming later this year". "The eSIM [system] isn't mature enough yet in China ", one analyst said. The eSIM trouble is just the latest wrinkle in Apple's complicated relationship with...

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  • Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak This Week
Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak This Week

Orion doesn't rise above our eastern horizon until about 11 p.m.in mid October, so don't expect to see many meteors before midnight. The Orionids are generally visible between October 2 and November 7, reaching peak visibility between October 20 and October 22.

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  • Motorola launches Moto Mod with in-built Amazon Alexa
Motorola launches Moto Mod with in-built Amazon Alexa

What the program does is give Amazon Prime customers the chance to get a new phone at a discounted price, so folks looking for a deal may want to give this Moto X4 a look. The Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa will sell for $149.99 in the us starting in November. The Alexa speaker will be available for $150 USA (£99 in the UK) when it ships ...

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  • Snap And NBC Universal Form Joint Studio For Snapchat-Only Content
Snap And NBC Universal Form Joint Studio For Snapchat-Only Content

The studio will be based in Santa Monica. Lauren Anderson, previously senior vice president of primetime programming at NBC who oversaw the hit shows " The Office " and " Parks and Recreation ", will be chief content officer of the new studio, the companies said.

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  • Malcolm Turnbull says he expects 'more complaints' about NBN
Malcolm Turnbull says he expects 'more complaints' about NBN

Following the end of the financial year, Australian consumer watchdog ACCC in July announced it was investigating "some" of the big four telecommunications service providers over allegedly "misleading" NBN internet speed claims. In response to the figures, NBN Co has released its own statement that mostly dodges the accusation and (surprise, ...

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  • England pip Japan, advance to quarters
England pip Japan, advance to quarters

Thirty-four minutes later, Keito Nakamura and Toichi Suzuki combined but could only find the side netting. They had some shots from the edge of the box. As the minutes went by and penalties loomed closer and closer - England weren't just up against an invigorated Japanese side pumped up by their ideal execution of a well-thought gameplan over the p...

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  • Lego sets release date for Women of NASA sets
Lego sets release date for Women of NASA sets

Earlier in the year, Lego announced the collection on the heels of the success of the Oscar-nominated film " Hidden Figures ". LEGO's Women of NASA set will will cost $24.99. This is the LEGO Ideas " Women of NASA LEGO set". The final designs were done by Lego designers Tara Wike and Gemma Anderson. Lego has a new set that orig...

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  • Qualcomm achieves 5G data connection with first modem chipset
Qualcomm achieves 5G data connection with first modem chipset

Will it change the way of our internet usage by offering higher data speeds with uninterrupted signal coverage compared to the already existing technologies like 4G LTE and 3G? Dubbed the Snapdragon 636 , it is essentially a rejigged version of the Snapdragon 630 SoC released earlier this year.

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  • Facebook buys viral teen app tbh
Facebook buys viral teen app tbh

According to TechCrunch , the deal closed for less than a $100 million. Sounds like a win-win situation for Facebook and TBH . Each question is review by the tbh team before the user can send it out. The social-networking company has tested and shuttered several game-like apps targeted to young people, after being rebuffed in a bid to purc...

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  • BSNL partners Micromax to launch 4G feature phone for Rs 2200
BSNL partners Micromax to launch 4G feature phone for Rs 2200

The Indian state-owned telecom giant BSNL has unearthed a lucrative unlimited calling and data plan against only RS. 97/month for the buyers of the Bharat phone manufactured by Micromax . The chipset is accompanied with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The "Made in India" handset also features two cameras, a 2MP unit on the back and a V...

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  • Qualcomm Lawsuit Seeks iPhone Ban in China
Qualcomm Lawsuit Seeks iPhone Ban in China

The report was confirmed by the chipmaker's spokesperson, Christine Trimble, and added that the lawsuit was filed with Beijing's intellectual property court last September 29. A person familiar with Apple told Caixin that it will take about three years for the two to settle the cases. In response, Apple stopped paying licensing revenues to Q...

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  • Huawei's glass and metal Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro
Huawei's glass and metal Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

The Mate 10 features a 5.9 inch screen with a 16:9 display ratio, and the 6 inch Mate 10 Pro boasts a 18:9 OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is priced at Euro 699 (approximately Rs 61,000). The Mate 10 Pro will hit the shelves beginning mid-November in more than 20 countries.

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  • Selena's Inspiring Life And Legacy Celebrated In Uplifting Google Doodle
Selena's Inspiring Life And Legacy Celebrated In Uplifting Google Doodle

They called her the Queen of Tejano music, she was named the top selling Latin artist of the 1990s decade. "From that moment on, I contacted the family and they have been very close and positive partners to make every part of the project possible".

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  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A launched with Snapdragon 425, promises 8-day battery life
Xiaomi Redmi 5A launched with Snapdragon 425, promises 8-day battery life

The handset comes with a metal build and takes clues from the Xiaomi Redmi 4 in terms of design . Moving to the rear, there is an addition of a speaker grill at the bottom and two antenna lines at the top. The Redmi 5A does not have a 3GB RAM variant as in the case of the Redmi 4A . Xiaomi has announced yet another entry-level smartphone ...

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  • Dawn of an Era: Astronomers Hear and See Cosmic Collision
Dawn of an Era: Astronomers Hear and See Cosmic Collision

That August day, x-ray telescopes, visible light, radio telescopes, and gamma-ray telescopes all spotted a flash, one consistent with a pair of neutron stars swirling together, colliding and coalescing into a black hole. Knowing there's a auto, but not seeing it in your rearview, means it must be in your blind spot. "The observations ... reveal...

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  • Doom's Switch port will be taking Hell on the road this November
Doom's Switch port will be taking Hell on the road this November

The news was delivered in the form of an id Software developer interview where creative director Hugo Martin and executive producer Marty Stratton dive into how the port differs from the original release. Bethesda confirmed that the port, developed by Panic Button, will release on November 10 . "We wouldn't put it in people's hands if we weren't p...

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  • RIL Q2 net profit up 12.5% to Rs 8109 cr
RIL Q2 net profit up 12.5% to Rs 8109 cr

Standalone net profit rose 7.3 per cent to Rs 8,265 crore, but it came below analyst estimates of Rs 8,700 crore. In April-June quarter, Idea posted loss of Rs 815.9 crore while RCom posted loss of Rs 1,210 crore. Ambani said Reliance had "reported robust performance", with strong margins from its petrochemical and refining businesses, and a "pos...

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  • Here's the Trailer for Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2
Here's the Trailer for Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 2

Episode 2 will be released on October 19 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC and is called Brave New World . Unfortunately for the 16-year old, a less than friendly face sees her before the job is done, but it's unclear whether the teenager manages to make a quick escape.

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  • El Nino caused record Carbon dioxide spike in 2015-16
El Nino caused record Carbon dioxide spike in 2015-16

The phenomenon affects the weather worldwide and may last for years at a time. That 3 billion tons of carbon, while significant, is still dwarfed by the 10 billion tons a year that comes from the burning of coal, oil and gas, said Scott Denning, a Colorado State University atmospheric scientist.

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  • Twitter CEO vows to police sexual harassment, hate, violence
Twitter CEO vows to police sexual harassment, hate, violence

This sparked anger amongst its community who saw it as Twitter acting against McGowan, having faced many claims of ignoring the plight of users in the past. The changes, whatever they happen to involve, are going to be rolling out in the next few weeks. Twitter has been criticized for its somewhat ambiguous policies over the years over what i...

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  • (Download) Google Pixel 2 Launcher on Any Android Phone (APK)
(Download) Google Pixel 2 Launcher on Any Android Phone (APK)

Talking about Google Pixel 2 , which was released a few days ago, you won't find many UI features on other Android phones, not even the original Pixel. Once the users adjust the exposure by tapping and dragging their finger on the screen and selecting the object of focus, these settings can be locked into a place by simply tapping the new icon.

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  • Facebook ' fully committed' to sharing Russian ad data
Facebook ' fully committed' to sharing Russian ad data

Sandberg added that when official the investigation is complete, Facebook would release the information to the public and explain further about how it happened. She claims that ads and the fake accounts used to get them on Facebook have been found and removed. We don't hire reporters. "The thing about free expression is that when you allow free...

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  • Mobile Limiting High-Speed Data in Canada, Mexico to 5GB
Mobile Limiting High-Speed Data in Canada, Mexico to 5GB

For customers who already have a data limit, not a lot is changing, but the Data Stash option that lets you roll over unused data can't be used in either Mexico or Canada. What Will Be the Impact of The T-Mobile Plan for One and One Plus Users? . For those with old capped plans of 5GB or less, there's no change to the limit.

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  • Tesla to recall 11000 Model X SUVs due to seat issue (TSLA)
Tesla to recall 11000 Model X SUVs due to seat issue (TSLA)

If this occurs, the seat could move forward during a crash, the automaker said. It discovered the problem with the test during internal tests of the vehicles. It's important to stress that this recall is voluntary, and that means it can't be too serious. In the spring of previous year it recalled 2,700 Model X SUVS because of locking hinge ...

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  • Mother of Eight Among Three Dead in Tragic Skydiving Accident
Mother of Eight Among Three Dead in Tragic Skydiving Accident

Initial investigations indicate that a solo skydiver may have collided with tandem skydivers in mid-air with their parachutes failing to deploy correctly. Queensland's ambulance service told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that one skydiver was found in the garden of a residence, and the other two were found close by.

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  • Microsoft Edge is the best browser for blocking phishing websites
Microsoft Edge is the best browser for blocking phishing websites

Microsoft needs to make it clear to users that they can reject the data collection as well. In the company's testing of 36,120 different instances involving the access of 1,136 suspicious URLs over a 23-day period, the company found Edge to provide significantly more protection than its Google- and Mozilla-made alternatives.

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  • Google patches Home Mini to end inadvertant snooping
Google patches Home Mini to end inadvertant snooping

This voice prompt is made possible by the Google Assistant . This is one of the manual ways of triggering the Google Home Mini , similar to the Google Home. Because his rooms are already laden with other Google Home and Amazon Echo speakers, he chose to plonk the Home Mini in his bathroom. The touch-sensitive sides for changing the volu...

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  • Duo Video Calling Integrating With More Android Apps
Duo Video Calling Integrating With More Android Apps

You now will be able to video call using several different apps like Android Messages, Phone, and Contacts. This means consumers can now make video calls directly from the phone, messages, and contacts. It may be noted that you and the recipient need to have Google Duo installed on one of the supported handsets (Pixel, Android One, and Nexus devi...

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  • Facebook launches Oculus Go: A new low cost wireless VR headset
Facebook launches Oculus Go: A new low cost wireless VR headset

Oculus Go doesn't use a PC, nor does it require the use of a smartphone . This product, comprising Rift, Touch, three sensors, extra facial interfaces, and a four-meter dual input cable is priced at $900 and businesses can order this bundle also from Oculus' official website.

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  • Watch a House-Sized Asteroid Pass Close to Earth Tonight (October 11/12)
Watch a House-Sized Asteroid Pass Close to Earth Tonight (October 11/12)

Asteroid 2012 TC4 is back for another visit nearly four years to the day since it was seen for the first time zipping by our planet. Still, according to brightness measurements, 2012 TC4 is similar in size (30-100 feet) to the meteor that "caused a shock wave and explosion" in the atmosphere as it passed over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013, Ear...

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  • Kobe Steel president admits possibility of more irregularities
Kobe Steel president admits possibility of more irregularities

Chairman and President Hiroya Kawasaki said there could be more cases contributing to the unfolding scandal. Asked what a shop who might have installed a questionable part or is working on a potentially affected Mazda should do, Hummel wrote: "With the safety and peace of mind of our customers as our highest priority, we will continue gathering...

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  • Equifax Reportedly Hacked Again, This Time With Fake Pop Ups
Equifax Reportedly Hacked Again, This Time With Fake Pop Ups

The new attack involved a webpage that asked visitors to download fraudulent Adobe Flash updates, according to Ars Technica . The firm said it took down the link for credit report assistance temporarily "out of an abundance of caution". Last month, Equifax revealed that the hackers exploited a USA website application vulnerability to gain acce...

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  • Amazon's Alexa Can Recognize Specific User's Voice and Give Personalized Response
Amazon's Alexa Can Recognize Specific User's Voice and Give Personalized Response

Despite being first to market, Amazon's Alexa-enabled lineup of smart speakers has until now had a major disadvantage compared to Google's Home products: It couldn't tell voices apart. Amazon says voice recognition will get "smarter over time" the more it's used. Select Your Voice in settings and then walk through a series of demos that famil...

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  • Hyperloop One Gets 'Virgin' Name Following Branson Investment
Hyperloop One Gets 'Virgin' Name Following Branson Investment

Hyperloop One has been renamed Virgin Hyperloop One following an investment from Richard Branson . The Hyperloop is a nascent transportation system that works by shooting pods through a vacuumed-sealed tube at speeds that experts say could reach 700 miles per hour.

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  • Top Stars Missing 2018 FIFA World Cup XI
Top Stars Missing 2018 FIFA World Cup XI

After a group-stage exit at the Confederations Cup, Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has experimented with his team in three recent friendlies, with mixed results. Eight teams will be placed in a pot for a total of four, with one team selected from each pot to form a group. New Zealand face a play-off next month against the team finishing fi...

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