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Drowning case teaches lesson about social media’s impact on society

MELBOURNE, Fla. — The cellphone video taken by a group of teens while they watched a man drowning in a Cocoa pond — and not only did nothing to help him, but laughed at him — has shocked many here and beyond. And it raised questions about how to compel people to do the right thing and punish them if they ... Read More »

Facebook working on a modular phone

Facebook is looking to develop a modular phone and – gossip we’ve heard before now got more solid backing. A patent application filled by the company revealed it is trying to build a device that can be used as a phone. This is the second time we hear about such idea after Project Ara. That one was Google’s attempt at ... Read More »

What to do about the ‘Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC’ error

Owners of some Windows 10 laptops and tablets are crashing into a worrying roadblock when they try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update. Windows Update initially says the notebooks are compatible with the upgrade, but fails to install it after downloading the setup files, instead displaying the following message: “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC. Uninstall this ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C10 pictured with Always On Display

The Samsung Galaxy C10, the company’s first dual-camera phone, is shaping up to be one of the hottest premium mid-rangers. The latest addition on its already impressive spec sheet is Always On Display (AOD). This feature has been making its way down the ladder and is available on the 2017 editions of the A-Series and more recently the new J-series too. It ... Read More »

Overwatch’s New Hero Doomfist Will be Playable on July 27

HIGHLIGHTS The creation of Doomfist was prompted by fan feedback He was just a character mentioned in Overwatch’s reveal cinematic His design is inspired by fighting games The latest addition to the Overwatch roster of heroes, Doomfist will be playable for all from July 27. While you can play as Doomfist in Blizzard’s PTR (public test realm/region) on PC, he’s not available for the PS4 ... Read More »

How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa, meet Android. While HTC U11 owners have known Amazon’s AI assistant was on its way ever since the phone launched back in May, they can now finally install Amazon’s AI assistant on their phones. And it’s already learned a big new trick for its second Android phone: voice recognition. To get Alexa on the HTC U11, you’ll need to update your system to ... Read More »

Google Pixel XL 2 Tipped to Feature Always On Ambient Display and More

It seems like we are getting more and more details about the anticipated Google Pixel XL 2 smartphone with every passing day now. After the leaked renders of the yet-to-be-announced smartphone popped up earlier this month, the new information suggests that the handset will feature an Always On display mode, multiple display profiles, and ability to use squeeze features even when the ... Read More »

Facebook, Google Protest Proposed Changes to US Net Neutrality Rules on ‘Day of Action’

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet Inc and dozens of other major technology companies protested online on Wednesday against proposed changes to US net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain Internet services over others. In support of the “Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality,” more than 80,000 websites – from big social media platforms like Facebook to streaming ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Madras HC calls status quo on 85-15 seat reservation till judgement is made

The Madras High Court on Tuesday has ordered that the admission process for Medicinae Baccalaureus and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses in the state maintain its status quo on the admissions until a decision is made regarding the reservation for state board students. Petitioners had challenged the June 22 state government order that said that 85 ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day Sale: Deals on OnePlus 5, Moto G5, ‘Free’ TVs, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The Redmi 4 smartphone will be available in open sale OnePlus 5 will get extra Rs. 2,000 off on exchange Amazon Fire Stick TV will be available for Rs. 2,999 The first Amazon Prime Day Sale in India will start today, alongside 12 other countries worldwide, where buyers will get exclusive products launches, flat discounts, cashbacks, and other deals across categories. ... Read More »