More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report

More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report

Fortnite Android users with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may be getting new skins according to a recent datamine. When Fortnite first hit Android back in August, select cosmetic items were exclusive to Samsung Galaxy owners and more are on the way. These could be in the form of a weapon skin and a Fortnite llama spray. With Fortnite Season 7 bringing with it a host of new skins…

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Apple Hires Ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest

Apple Hires Ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest

Apple has hired Jason Oberfest, former CEO of Mango Health, to reportedly help its users adhere to prescription instructions and build on the ambition to gain a bigger share of the global healthcare market. “Oberfest will look into opportunities for Apple in the medication adherence space, meaning helping people take their medicines on time,” CNBC reported on Friday. Oberfest has updated his LinkedIn profile to reveal he joined Apple in September this year. The profile…

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Firefox Is Coming to Qualcomm Snapdragon-Based Windows 10 Devices

Firefox Is Coming to Qualcomm Snapdragon-Based Windows 10 Devices

Alongside bringing Snapdragon 8cx as its new chip for “always-on, always-connected” Windows 10 PC category, Qualcomm has announced its partnership with Mozilla to bring a native Firefox version for Snapdragon-powered Windows computers. The native ARM64 version of Firefox is touted to leverage the performance of the Snapdragon platform to deliver the “most performant out-of-the-box experience possible”. The San Diego-based chip maker at the Qualcomm Tech Summit 2018 in Hawaii announced the Snapdragon 8cx as the…

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Award-Winning Game Gone Home Is Now Coming to iOS, Up for Pre-Order

Award-Winning Game Gone Home Is Now Coming to iOS, Up for Pre-Order

Gone Home is set in the 90s and is made by the team behind Bioshock 2: Minerva’s Den Gone Home, the first-person exploration game that set in the 90s, is debuting on iPhone and iPad on December 11. The game is presently available on macOS, PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Linux and has won a host of awards. It will be available via the Apple App Store with a price tag of…

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HCL to Buy Notes, BigFix, and Other Software Products From IBM for $1.8 billion

HCL to Buy Notes, BigFix, and Other Software Products From IBM for $1.8 billion

International Business Machines Corp said on Thursday it will sell some of its software products business to Indian software services exporter HCL Technologies for $1.80 billion (roughly Rs. 12,700 crores). The software products in scope represent a total addressable market of more than $50 billion (roughly Rs. 3.5 lakh crores), IBM said in a statement. The company will divest seven of its products, including its secure device management product BigFix, marketing automation product Unica and workstream collaboration…

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Lyft Races to Leave Uber Behind by Filing for Its IPO

Lyft Races to Leave Uber Behind by Filing for Its IPO

Ride-hailing company Lyft beat bigger rival Uber Technologies in filing for an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, defying the recent market jitters and taking the lead on a string of billion-dollar-plus tech companies expected to join Wall Street next year. Lyft’s IPO will test investors’ appetite for the most highly valued Silicon Valley companies and for the ride-hailing business, which has become a wildly popular service but remains unprofitable and has an uncertain future with the…

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WhatsApp Senior Executives Said to Have Met Government Over Fake News Tracing

WhatsApp Senior Executives Said to Have Met Government Over Fake News Tracing

Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this week to ask the Facebook unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread through its messaging platform, a senior government official said on Friday. WhatsApp has been working to curb the circulation of what technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad termed “sinister” content in India, the firm’s biggest market where it boasts over 220 million users. Such misinformation has led to the lynching of over 30…

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Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

Photo Credit: Google Earlier, Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language Google said Thursday it was tweaking its translation application with the goal of reducing gender bias. The move comes amid criticism that Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language. “Over the course of this year, there’s been an effort across Google to promote fairness and reduce bias in machine learning,”…

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Uber Lite Android App Now Lets You Book Pool Rides, Make Payments via Paytm

Uber Lite Android App Now Lets You Book Pool Rides, Make Payments via Paytm

Uber Lite app has been updated to version 1.21.10001 with the ability to book Pool rides Uber Lite Android app has received an update that brings the ability to let you book Pool rides. The updated Uber Lite app also adds Paytm as a payment method. This new payment method sits alongside cash. Uber launched the lightweight app back in June with an aim to attract new users in India. It was initially tested in…

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Microsoft Confirms Edge Is Switching to Chromium, and Coming to Windows 7, Windows 8 as Well as macOS

Microsoft Confirms Edge Is Switching to Chromium, and Coming to Windows 7, Windows 8 as Well as macOS

Microsoft has officially announced that it is bringing Chromium engine to Microsoft Edge. The open-source Web rendering engine is already available to the masses through Google’s Chrome browser. The Redmond-based giant also wants to become a “significant contributor” to the Chromium project. Alongside switching to Chromium engine, Microsoft has revealed that it is expanding its Edge to Apple’s macOS. A Chromium version of the Edge browser is also reaching previous Windows platforms, including Windows 7…

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Fortnite Season 7 iOS Update Brings 60fps Performance to iPad Pro 2018

Fortnite Season 7 iOS Update Brings 60fps Performance to iPad Pro 2018

Fortnite Season 7 is in full swing and Epic Games has brought what was previously a feature exclusive to the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR to the iPad Pro 2018. Yes, much like the latest iPhones, the newest iPad Pros also support 60 frames per second (fps) in Fortnite. The move to 60fps on the iPad Pro 2018 makes gameplay feel a lot more fluid and responsive. Plus, Epic Games has also brought back 4x…

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Google CEO Hearing in US House Likely to Be Postponed

Google CEO Hearing in US House Likely to Be Postponed

The US House Judiciary Committee will likely put off until next week a hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on the Alphabet unit’s social media practices because of the state funeral of former President George HW Bush, Chairman Bob Goodlatte said on Sunday. Pichai had agreed to testify before the panel over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives after it skipped a high-profile Senate hearing. Google has denied it is biased toward conservatives. The…

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JioSaavn App Unveiled for Android, iOS; 90-Day Complimentary Pro Access Offered to Jio Users

JioSaavn App Unveiled for Android, iOS; 90-Day Complimentary Pro Access Offered to Jio Users

JioSaavn app was announced by Reliance Jio on Tuesday, a day after it was spotted on the App Store. The app is the result of Reliance Industries acquisition of Saavn in March 2018, when it acquired a majority stake in the company. The app’s launch is in fact a rebranding, but for now, things are a bit mixed up. On the App Store (for iOS), the Saavn app has been rebranded to JioSaavn, while on…

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How to Unlock Every Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass Skin

How to Unlock Every Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass Skin

Fortnite Season 7 comes with a host of new skins along with the Fortnite Battle Pass, giving you Lynx and Zenith skins from the get go. These Fortnite Battle Pass skins unlock new styles as you keep playing and levelling up with seven variants of the Lynx and Zenith skins, three for Sgt. Winter and four for The Ice King. In addition to these, the Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass has over 100 new exclusive rewards including new cosmetic…

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Google Allo Is Shutting Down: Here’s How to Save Your Chat History

Google Allo Is Shutting Down: Here’s How to Save Your Chat History

After “pausing investment” in its smart messaging app Allo back in April, Google has now announced that it will stop supporting Allo altogether. Instead, Google will shift its focus to Android Messages, and bringing new features to the app, to make the SMS experience more efficient. The company says that it will keep Allo working till March 2019, after which it will no longer be available. Allo users are advised to export their chat history,…

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