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Internet shut down across Algeria to stop pupils cheating in exams

Blackouts have been scheduled until next Monday, 25 June while 700,000 students take their exams. Mobile and fixed internet lines were cut across the country ...


Fortnite makes $100 million on iOS in just 90 days

But the game insists that players pay for "V-Bucks" in the game. This is the last thing Epic Games need at the minute, as they are now battling in a lawsuit w...


Steam Link is on sale for just $2.50

The unofficial Steam Database Twitter account, gave us a heads up claiming the event would kick off on July 21 and, sure enough, the first deals are now live....


Instagram announces new long-form video platform

IGTV is different in a few ways. Elly added that, given the quick nature of vertical videos, she's excited about the prospect of IGTV helping her engage view...


Google launches Podcasts app for Android

Discovery of new content is meant to be easy and can help end users find more enjoyable entertainment. With such a sharp rise in the number of users, the number...


Nintendo Switch Mods Are A Reality But Only As A Hack Product

Four families will ultimately be selected to compete in the Nintendo Switch Family Showdown , which will air on Disney Channel and Disney XD, and stream on the...


Reasons to Pre-Order Super Smash Bros. Ultimate & 4 Reasons to Wait

The news of the bomb threat was first reported on twitter by Twitch streamer Mitsu, who said that the bomb threat was considered as a "credible" one. You woul...


Dixons Carphone profits fall 24% amid warning of no quick fix

Dixons Carphone Ireland said it was seeing increased market share in all categories including TVs, computing, mobile phones and white goods. RETAILER Dixons C...


Xbox One won't get VR support after all

When the company announced its newest console, in 2016, it said the device would be capable of delivering "high-fidelity virtual reality". During E3 last week, ...


Smartphone explosion leads to death of Cradle Fund CEO

The family's version Incidentally, according to Hassan's brother-in-law the death was apparently not caused by the fire. While some reports claim that the fir...


Bitcoin could ‘bring internet to a halt’

The experts noted cryptocurrencies also require too much electricity, since bitcoin miners processing transactions use about as much electricity as the enti...


Algeria switches off internet connections nationwide during high school exams

According to the BBC , the country's Education minister, Nouria Benghabrit, has stated that the North African country has turned off its internet connectivity ...


LG Q7 Android One Edition in Works for the US

The smartphone, as reported by XDA Developers , is not a completely new device but is said to be the Android One variant of the existing LG Q7. Most of the man...


Supreme Court lets states charge internet retailers more in taxes

South Dakota's governor has said his state loses out on an estimated $50 million a year in sales tax that doesn't get collected by out-of-state sellers. The cou...


Mobile and Sprint pitch FCC on the merits of their merger

Assuming that those are the "major MVPD rivals" that T-Mobile is alluding to (which they definitely are), we can conclude that T-Mobile would have to charge aro...


Toyota is building a road-going hypercar

In a statement handed out today, Toyota said it has commenced work on a road-going auto, and that competing in the World Endurance Championship has helped a...


Flipgrid Now Free in Wake of Microsoft Acquisition

Flipgrid is a sort of YouTube for education, where students can discuss topics using videos created at home or in the classroom and then respond to others' v...


Audi A1: posh new supermini revealed

Audi designed the A1 Sportback to resemble the Ur-quattro and Sport quattro from the side. We say it looks like a shrunken Q2 with some extra creases added. ...


[H]ardOCP: Cyberpunk 2077 was Really Real this Year

A quick clarification before we continue: the demo in question was behind closed doors, and is different from the trailer we saw on-stage during the Xbox E3 20...


Octopath Traveler Has No DLC, No New Game Plus

On the subject of DLC, Takahashi said that there are no plans for any future DLC as he described the retail version of the game as a "complete game". The free...


Garmin Fenix 5 Plus range offers new music, payment and fitness features

ClimbPro is another new feature for the Fenix 5 Plus models, which analyses the hilly course you're on how far away the next climb is and how hard it will be....


Sanhok and New Gun Go Live in PUBG PC Update #15

That means you can get a slice of the battle royale action for $19.99 in the USA (around AU$27), rather than $29.99, or £18.08 in the United Kingdom rather than...


Fortnite v4.4 Adds Stink Bombs and 8-Bit Demo Constructor

On Epic Games' official website, they have said the stink bomb is: "Nothing to sniff at, one whiff and they'll be springing for fresh air". When thrown, t...


Apple iPhone SE 2 cancelled; but there’s a new ‘budget’ iPhone surprise

Mac Otakara notes that it could simply be a discrepancy based on a misreading of the provided schematics - basically, incorrectly using the iPhone's button hei...


Cryptocurrencies to perform worse as they get bigger

It found that the current system cryptocurrencies employ can not handle the volume of digital transactions that pass through existing payment systems. The umbre...


Suzuki reveals new-generation Jimny

The list of other goodies includes air conditioning, cruise control, push-button start, a multi-function steering wheel, and autonomous emergency braking. The b...


Galaxy Note9 with 512 GB ROM will be available

The feature, initially present in previous versions of the app, was removed with the Samsung Experience 9.0 ( Android Oreo 8.0) update. The single-core score i...


OPPO Find X launching as first North American and European device

It's a new phone that crams together all the hot design trends right now . The Find X is backed by a 3,730mAh non-removable battery and supports standard V...


AMD offers i7-8086K winners a Threadripper 1950X trade

Now, AMD is firing back at Intel's celebratory release with a giveaway of its own, but with an interesting twist. The steps you need to complete to swap your ...


Facebook now running autoplay video ads in Messenger

This mimics the style of video found across Facebook properties including News Feed and Instagram. As reported by Quartz , Facebook is beginning to test autopl...


Google Home Helps Attackers Find Your Home

Young noticed the problem when investigating how Google Home and Chromecast receive remote commands; some tasks are carried out unencrypted over HTTP connec...


Sony announces PlayStation Hits line of budget-friendly fan favorites

The PlayStation 4 has built up a sizable library of great games over the past five years, and soon, you'll be able to get some of them on the cheap. This was pr...


You won't believe where the cameras are on OPPO's new flagship

With nearly no bezel and absolutely no notch to speak of, the phone has a cool mechanical slide-out mechanism that stores its cameras and the face-scanning se...


Google Pixel 3 XL Leak Reveals Phone With Single Rear Camera Array

And now the Mountain View-headquartered company may have accidentally revealed two of the biggest features that will be equipped to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3...


Shooting in Sweden: Four hurt in Malmo

A shooting has happened in Malmo, Sweden. Police were questioning witnesses after sealing off the area where the shooting took place. Up to 20 rounds were fir...