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OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is said to reboot when users dial 911 It remains unclear what’s causing the issue This isn’t the first time OnePlus 5 has run into an issue If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by ... Read More »

Virgin Mobile has a $120 discount on an instantly unlockable 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE

Credit: Adam Patrick Murray Ads by Amazon Virgin Mobile is becoming America’s first iPhone-only carrier, and to celebrate its collaboration with Apple, it’s launched heavy deals on a year’s worth of cell service and the purchase price of a new iPhone SE. For existing customers and new customers who port-in a number, Virgin Mobile will give them a year’s worth of ... Read More »

THE GIF TURNS 30: HOW AN ANCIENT FORMAT CHANGED THE INTERNET

THE WEB’S FAVORITE file format just turned 30. Yep, it turns out the GIF is a millennial, too. At the same time, 30 makes the GIF ancient in web years, which feels a bit weird, given that the proliferation of animated GIFs is a relatively recent phenomenon. Today, Twitter has a GIF button and even Apple added GIF search to ... Read More »

Instagram on Android works without an internet connection

If Facebook has Lite to cater to users in the developing world, Instagram has offline mode for Android devices. The Facebook-owned company has revealed at F8 that most of its Android app’s features now work offline. People can browse their feeds and their Explore tabs even if they have no mobile data, as is the case for many users in ... Read More »

Post-Brexit-vote surge for UK economy comes to an end

Worries that the UK economy is losing steam have been strengthened by news of a housing market slowdown, a drop in industrial output and the weakest performance for a year by the construction industry. Economists on Friday said there was growing evidence that the UK economy slipped down a gear as it entered the new year, following a strong finish ... Read More »

How Itch.io became an indie PC game haven—and Steam’s antithesis

Credit: Melissa Riofrio/IDG Every so often, Leaf Corcoran reminds himself that he’s not building another Steam. As the founder of Itch.io, Corcoran has spent the last four years creating an online PC game hub that’s the polar opposite of Valve’s behemoth. Big-budget publishers are absent, and most of the 58,000 games in Itch.io’s catalog—from roguelike brawlers to raft survival simulators—are ... Read More »

Factors to Look for When Hiring an Airport Shuttle

Not everybody has the privilege of taking his car wherever he goes. This is why when you don’t have a car to move you to and forth from airport then considering an airport shuttle service is a wise choice. There are numerous companies and private operators that have a wide range of shuttle buses, cars, vans and minivans to transport ... Read More »

What this textbook asked kids to do in an experiment will blow your mind!

The images depicted in the textbook has raised major concerns on the education front. What this textbook asked kids to do in experiment will blow your mind: Shocking! RELATED STORIES Schools in Gujarat replicate NCERT textbooks Delhi government schools to introduce leadership programmes FTII: Six PG Diploma programmes are now equivalent to Master’s degree It is a race against time, ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Creators Update bug bash begins, signalling an end to new feature releases

On Friday, Microsoft announced the launch of its “bug bash” for the Windows 10 Creators Update, a sign that it’s beginning to slowly wind down its development process before it finally releases the next major version of Windows. Historically, Microsoft begins each iteration of its milestone Windows 10 releases by fixing a few last-minute bugs from the previous version. It ... Read More »

Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Lenovo is dipping its toe into the smart home market with two new product announcements at CES: a new smart speaker that will be powered by Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and a wireless NAS box that that promises to help organize your digital photo library using onboard facial-recognition software. The Lenovo Smart Assistant ($130) looks like a mashup of an ... Read More »