Month: October 2018

Facebook Now Says Data Obtained Through Portal Can Be Used to Serve You Ads

October 18, 2018

Facebook has been in the news for privacy-related issues for a while now, and it’s in that backdrop that Facebook last week launched its video-chat device named Portal. The social networking giant unequivocally mentioned that it “doesn’t listen to, view, or keep the contents” of video calls made through the device that is designed to compete against the likes […]

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PUBG Mobile Update 0.9.0 to Bring Night to Erangel, Spectator Mode, Halloween, and More

October 18, 2018

PUBG Mobile update 0.9.0 has a laundry list of changes including a night mode for the Erangel map, a new Spectator Mode, several Halloween-themed additions, a ‘movie’ picture style, improvements to weapons, vehicles, matchmaking, and performance, and new in-app purchases that include customisable outfits and a redesigned Royale Pass missions page. PUBG Mobile 0.9.0 update a […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Length Is 60 Hours: Report

October 16, 2018

With Red Dead Redemption 2’s gameplay trailers giving us an idea of what to expect and developer Rockstar Games announcing crucial details such as how Red Dead Onlinewill function, it seems that Red Dead Redemption 2’s gameplay length has also been revealed. According to an interview with Rockstar’s Vice President for Creative, Dan Houser,  Red Dead Redemption 2’s gameplay length […]

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Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Reportedly Receiving Android Pie Update

October 16, 2018

In its announcement earlier, Sony had confirmed that the Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium]( , Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium₹ 41,900, Xperia XZ1₹ 33,240, and Xperia XZ1 Compact will be receiving the Android 9 Pie update in early November. However, the company has reportedly already starting rolling out the update for Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact users. The Android Pie update is […]

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PS4 Can Be Crashed With a Malicious Private Message: Report

October 15, 2018

A number of PS4 owners have taken to Reddit to warn others to set their PS4 messages to friends only or disable them entirely after it was discovered that a private message containing special characters could crash PS4 consoles. It seems that the issue is so severe that it forces users to factory reset their consoles in order to […]

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GPlayed Trojan Masquerades as Google Play to Attack Android Devices: Cisco Talos

October 15, 2018

Researchers have identified a new Android Trojan, dubbed as ‘GPlayed’, that comes with several built-in capabilities. The Trojan is said to be extremely flexible, which makes it a very effective tool for cyber-attackers. It has been found to be resembling a popular Google service on infected Android devices – the Google Play store. In order to fool users into […]

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Twitter Brings Uniformity to Emoji Character Count

October 12, 2018

In a new development, Twitter is rolling out a welcome change for emoji lovers. Moving forward, emoji character count will be set at a default, instead of having different character counts for different emojis. Up until now, Twitter recognised some emojis as two characters, while it recognised other emojis with skin tones and gender options […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Servers Online Now: Report

October 12, 2018

It appears that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 servers are now live. The hotly anticipated multiplayer military shooter saw an early release in several regions last week and most Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 leaks since then have pertained to the game’s offline Zombies mode. Now it seems that the game’s servers are now live. However not everyone […]

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Facebook Messenger Voice Commands Being Tested

October 10, 2018

Facebook is testing voice commands for chat and calls in its Messenger platform. According to a report in TechCrunch on Friday, the feature could soon let you use voice to dictate and send messages, initiate voice calls and create reminders. A Facebook Messenger spokesperson confirmed that Facebook is internally testing the voice command feature. “We often experiment with new […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies ‘Voyage of Despair’ Gameplay Leaked

October 10, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out this week and it seems that gameplay related to its Zombies cooperative mode has found its way to the Internet. The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies Voyage of Despair gameplay footage has leaked according to the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 subreddit. Considering copies of Call […]

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