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IT Facebook Messenger adds Snapchat-style AR objects
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger adds Snapchat-style AR objects

World Effects is going to be similar to Snapchat's World Lenses, which allows users to use AR to place objects in their camera frame to take some interesting photos. The addition of World Effects to the Messenger app signals Facebook's continued effort in bringing a more visual way of letting users communicate with their friends.

IT Netflix Defends 'Creepy' Tweet About 'A Christmas Prince'
Author: 0 Netflix Defends 'Creepy' Tweet About 'A Christmas Prince'

A Christmas Prince is a Netflix original holiday-themed romantic comedy that our own Lea Palmieri called "cheesy, hopeful, a little bit ridiculous, and overall as warm and toasty as the fireplace you're watching it next to". Netflix values your privacy - but it's also got a pretty sassy Twitter account that doesn't have a problem poking fun at its users. How do you expect them to recommend new products to their buyers? One user even compared the tweet to "bullying ".

Author: 0 Android Beta now available for Nokia 5, coming soon for Nokia 6

If you signed up as Android Oreo beta tester for Mi A1 and have received the update, we would like to hear more about it from you. Within weeks of rolling out the final build of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Nokia 8, HMD Global has now announced the rollout of Android 8.0 beta build for the Nokia 5.

IT Apple iMac Pro to go on sale on December 14
Author: 0 Apple iMac Pro to go on sale on December 14

Built around a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) 500-nit display supporting P3 color space, the iMac Pro is being released to serve the pro market as we wait for Apple to unveil a completely new Mac Pro. HiRise Pro is a lovely, modern stand that boosts your iMac, iMac Pro, or external display, to one of four height variations for reduce neck strain while working.

IT Port Authority 'bomber' was not on terror list: Bangladesh official
Author: 0 Port Authority 'bomber' was not on terror list: Bangladesh official

Police in Bangladesh are questioning the wife of Akayed Ullah , a Bangladeshi man US authorities say set off a pipe bomb in a crowded New York City commuter hub, two senior police officials in Bangladesh said on Tuesday. Citizens have been able to apply for spouses, parents, children, siblings and the siblings' spouses and minor children; the would-be immigrants are then screened by USA officials to determine whether they can come.

IT Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 rear panel leaks
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 rear panel leaks

Which makes it reliable that it could be the next Mi MIX device by Xiaomi . This camera setup actually reminds us of the camera setup on the iPhone X , well, its placement does. Even though the design and display of the Mi Mix and Mi Mix 2 impressed everyone, camera performance has not been a strong point for both the Smartphones and it will be interesting to see what Xiaomi pulls off with the Mi Mix 3.

Author: 0 Imposter Cryptocurrency Wallet App Races Up Apple's Store Charts

Last month, fake apps for a cryptocurrency trading platform called Poloniex were spotted on the Google Play Store and used to steal users' login information. The developer is monetizing free and open-source software (FOSS), as MyEtherWallet pointed out on Twitter. There's now no information on how many people have actually downloaded the app, but it recently posted an update and thanked its users for "early feedbacks".

IT Google Maps will soon give you real-time notifications in transit mode
Author: 0 Google Maps will soon give you real-time notifications in transit mode

Now, Google is looking to launch a new feature which will be providing users live guidance and interactive real-time notifications during their journey. The app will tell you if you're near your destination. These notifications will be shown even if your phone is locked. One nifty feature here is that they are interactive, so you can scroll right through your journey's steps.

IT Thief steals five Salvation Army kettles holding almost $1000
Author: 0 Thief steals five Salvation Army kettles holding almost $1000

Clair County. The donations support holiday programs and year-round services such as the food assistance program. "It really helps us help people who are struggling to provide for their family", Blick said. "There is no minimum or maximum donation". The Salvation Army Service Unit will retain 90 percent of all kettle drive donations, which will benefit the Titusville area.

IT HP laptops discovered to have hidden keylogger
Author: 0 HP laptops discovered to have hidden keylogger

HP responded quickly after reporting his findings to the company and said it was code that was left over during debugging. Unfortunately, this isn't the first time a keylogger has been found on HP laptops. According to HP, it was originally built into the Synaptics software to help debug errors. HP states that "A party would need administrative privileges in order to take advantage of the vulnerability ".

IT Leaked document confirms Samsung Galaxy S9's design and pricing
Author: 0 Leaked document confirms Samsung Galaxy S9's design and pricing

For the Galaxy S9 , Samsung is expected to bump up the existing features and specifications on the Galaxy S8 . The 8 MP selfie camera is also likely to offer F/1.7 aperture and 4K video recording capability. For worldwide buyers, it's looking like the smartphone will be equipped with the Exynos 9810 chipset - a custom creation featuring Samsung's third-generation CPU and a new and improved GPU.

Author: 0 Apple to acquire song identifying app Shazam, rumours say

Previously Shazam has raised $143.5 million from investors such as Sony Music, Universal Music and several others. Apple is already using Shazam in Siri, helping you easily and quickly identify any songs without even having to download the Shazam app to your device.

IT Sea of Thieves release date announced, Xbox One/Windows 10 pre-orders open
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves release date announced, Xbox One/Windows 10 pre-orders open

Pre-orders are available now. Developed by Rare , the British studio responsible for classics like GoldenEye 007 and Conker's Bad Fur Day, Sea of Thieves is an open-world pirate-themed multiplayer and co-operative game. Rare also revealed on Twitter those who participated in Sea of Thieves' alpha will also get a chance to join the beta. It contains a bunch of exclusive equipment that will allow pirates to embark on their adventures in style.

IT Monster Hunter World is getting a Mega Man collaboration
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World is getting a Mega Man collaboration

The beta is a little tricky to find as it now isn't visible if you search the PlayStation Store. The beta will be playable from December 9 at 9:00am Pacific to December 12 at 8:59am Pacific. With a release date of January 26, we only have about two months left to wait, but certain fans will be able to get an early look at the game later this week.

IT Dark Souls Developer FromSoftware Tease Shadows Die Twice
Author: 0 Dark Souls Developer FromSoftware Tease Shadows Die Twice

While The Game Awards 2017 held many big reveals, such as Soulcalibur VI and Beyonetta 3, Dark Souls developer FromSoftware is a little more coy on what it now has in the oven. The teaser ends with the phrase, " Shadows Die Twice ". Many suggest that this could be a new Tenchu game, or Shadow Tower , or maybe a new IP. The "Shadows" reference could very well be pointing towards a revival of the series or it could be hinting at Bloodborne 2 , but an even more exciting idea is that it's ...

Author: 0 Amazon Echo availability expands to 80 more countries

Google has been rumoured to be working on a new music streaming service for quite some time. And, we personally don't prefer Google's Play Music either for myriad reasons. Google Play Music launched in 2011, and YouTube Red video just past year, but this would be YouTube's first real attempt at their own music streaming subscription service since 2014's YouTube Music Key (which would turn into YouTube Red).

IT Sony PlayStation 4 sales surpass the 70 million mark
Author: 0 Sony PlayStation 4 sales surpass the 70 million mark

The company announced in June that the company had sold 1 million headsets. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced it sold 70.6 million PlayStation 4 ( PS4 ) units until 3 December, that's up from the 50 million milestone recorded on 4 December 2016.