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Internet Explorer has suffered several backlashes in the past for its inferior security which made many users shift to other browsers. But the latest exploit could affect you even if you don’t use the browser. Security Researcher John Page has revealed that the latest Internet Explorer security flaw can allow hackers to steal files from your computer and also spy on you. Windows users don’t even have to run the browser to get affected by this exploit, having the browser in your system makes you vulnerable enough. The security flaw co...
When Microsoft launched the new Surface Book 2, it made the MacBook look ordinary. The tech giant is maintaining its accord with an upgraded entry-level Surface 2 which includes the latest Intel 8th gen quad-core i5 processor. It includes an i5-8350U which increases the system’s speed to 3.6 GHz and a storage of 256GB. This new upgrade can be found in the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 model at a market price of $1,499. The new Surface Book 2 continues to be a pioneering piece of technology which blends the convenience of a tablet with the...
Climate change and pollution have damaged coral reefs world over. Elevated sea temperatures, associated with global warming has resulted in noxious coral bleaching. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 29 percent of shallow water coral cover was lost in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching occurs when the existence of an alga named zooxanthellae is disturbed. This alga is a food source for corals. But in high temperatures zooxanthellae produces harmful chemicals and as a result, corals abandon the...
Apple Music has surpassed rival streaming service Spotify in terms of US paid subscribers, reports The Wall Street Journal. Sources say based on records for the month of February, Spotify is trailing behind Apple Music with around 2 million U.S. subscribers. Spotify reported it had 96 million subscribers globally as of the end of 2018. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook disclosed publicly in May that Apple Music had crossed the 50 million user base milestone. Though both companies don’t give subscriber data based on region, experts say th...
It’s difficult to rule out notions surrounding the ongoing smartphone market strategy: more cameras, better pictures. And mobile phone companies yet to leverage the technology would rarely please their fans for denying them an opportunity to explore the new way of taking photos. Leaks of a possibly new Motorola flagship posted at CashKaro may indicate that the Schaumburg, Illinois-based Telecommunications Company is not letting its fans down. Leaked images of the possibly quad-camera Motorola flagship, which showed up at CashKaro in ...
Apple has allegedly been scammed out of nearly one million dollars in iPhone replacement scam by two Chinese engineering students in Oregon. According to a report by The Oregonian, the students are now facing criminal charges in federal court. Authorities claim the scheme, which is engineered to steal from Apple by exploiting iPhone return policy using fake iPhones, also involved others aside from the two students. The duo allegedly started since the beginning of 2017 to smuggle thousands of fake iPhones into the US from China. They ...
WhatApp’s group invitation feature has long been a subject of abuse. Many of us have been dragged into annoying group conversations without permission. And in some cases, the admin leaves their group after passing the information they wish to publicize. This nonsense has come to an end. WhatsApp new feature included in the latest update allows you to prevent users from adding you to group chats without permission from you. Whatsapp started rolling out the new update – currently accessible by some users – today. The Whatsapp group cha...
While it may sound like a luxury getting yourself one of the best smart thermostats 2019, lets also recognize that a smart thermostat is all you need to intelligently control your indoor temperature and reduce your energy bill. The spring months are the guiltiest of epileptic weather conditions; it could be super freezing today and 70 degrees the next day. But must you buy the best smart thermostat to effectively monitor and control your indoor temperature? That depends on what ‘effective’ means to you. The best smart thermostats lea...
UPS drone delivery service has beaten all odds to make first commercial flights in North Carolina, transporting medical samples between various buildings at WakeMed Raleigh’s medical campus. Alphabet’s subsidiary Wing, Uber, Intel, Amazon Prime Air, and other tech biggies have for several years been drooling over the prospect of launching their drone delivery services. UPS successfully launched its drone services on Tuesday ahead of the supposed strong rivals. Thanks to its collaboration with Matternet – a California-based drone tech...
Nintendo is currently working on two new versions of its Switch console and hopes to unveil them by summer, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new Switch game consoles are basically ‘Lite’ and ‘Pro’ versions of the existing Switch console, with additional variations, according to outlet’s sources familiar with the consoles. Among the two-game consoles, the pricier variant will have ‘enhanced features targeted at avid video gamers,’ though not as powerful as Microsoft’s Xbox One or Sony’s PS4 Pro. In other words, 4K HDR gaming...