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Apple is planning to release a bigger MacBook Pro and a new display monitor, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who is quite reliable on leaks concerning Apple’s roadmap. According to the information first released by 9to 5mac last weekend, Apple is not only releasing a new MacBook Pro and display unit in 2019, fans should also expect significant upgrades to the company’s most successful flagship; iPhones, iPads, and AirPods. On the Mac, which is leading the upgrades, Apple would introduce two new models: a 13-inch MacBook Pro model with 32GB...
Apple has reportedly hired ex-Microsoft exec and former CEO of a smart lock company to spearhead its Home initiatives. The Cupertino company has been making waves in the home space for years, with the introduction of HomeKit as well as the HomePod, which is powered by Siri. The wireless smart speaker, Apple HomePod, is lagging behind its Amazon and Google rivals. Its market share was 6 percent of the 66 million united in the U.S., earning it “small but meaningful share,” Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) co-founder Josh...
Love is the most lucrative online fraud. Online scammers set camp on dating sites and lure their victim into believing they found someone special. Once a love connection has been established, requests for money follow. The reason for requests range from medical emergency to travel costs for a long-awaited visit to meet their true love. A team of U.K. researchers claims it has created an algorithm with the ability to understand what fake dating profiles look like. The algorithm can apply this knowledge to scan demographic information...
Love is the greatest scam in life, cautions the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Hopelessly romantic Americans looking for love lost at least $143 million to scammers last year, according to reports filed with the FTC. The median reported loss was $2,600 – seven times more than the amount lost for other types of frauds tracked by the FTC. Online dating scammers set camp on online dating sites and create fake profiles or use a real person’s identity, warns the FTC. “Romance scammers lure people with phony online profiles, often lifti...
A Belgian security researcher has found a bizarre Facebook glitch that lets you search for photos of your female friends, but refuses to do the same for your male friends, reports The Next Web. When you type “photos of my female friends” into the search bar, Facebook will produce a random selection of photos of your female friends. Switch to “photos of my male friends” and the social network returns with a selection of random pictures from across the platform. Facebook will also kindly ask if you meant to type “female,” assuming you ...
Microsoft will likely unveil its next-gen holographic headset – HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) scheduled later this month. The company’s technical fellow and creator of HoloLens Alex Kipman on Monday tweeted a 42-second video teaser suggesting that Microsoft would unveil the device during its press event on February 24, 2019. First spotted by TechCrunch, the cryptic video revealed some carbon fiber hints and what could be the AR headset’s processor. The teaser confirmed a rumor earlier in January reported by CNET which ann...
Do you want to get the best value from a budget-friendly smartphone? Then you need to consider the G phones. The Moto G7 series offer you quality design, battery life, and screens obtainable from phones twice their cost. And yet again, there is no disappointment with this year’s G7 lineup. Motorola has decided to take away the bezels; offering bigger displays and stronger batteries. This year, Motorola is set to release three versions of the G7: the G7, the G7 Power, and the G7 Play.  There is also a fourth one in the pipeline, a mor...
Why should Mark Zuckerberg have all the fun? Facebook Messenger is rolling out “unsend” feature for its users more than 10 months after it promised to do so after it was discovered coyly removing messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from their recipients’ inbox. Facebook stopped using the secret “unsend” feature and promised not to delete messages again until it could make a broader delete message feature available. The previous feature allowed users to delete a sent message so they wouldn’t see it in their inbox. However, the recipien...
Apple has announced that its quarterly revenue for Q1 2019 was slightly above $84 billion, that’s down by 5 percent compared to its record last year. The tech company made this revelation during its earnings call earlier this week, saying the reason is that fewer people purchased iPhones within the quarter which ended December 29, 2018. Financially, Apple made close to $52 billion from iPhones sales last year, even though buyers declined by 15 percent precisely. The statistics look bad for the company and might be revealing an impo...
Microsoft has announced plans to release a vital software development kit (SDK) that will give game developers the freedom to bring in any titles that run on PC, Xbox, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch into Xbox Live. Microsoft could announce the push for X-box Live cross-platform by next month, according to Windows Central, which first spotted the information. Some Android and iOS games have Xbox Live Achievements already, even though while there are just a few of them right now, it’s only in titles from Microsoft Studios that they ...