The last places on Earth with no internet

Britain is addicted to the internet. Just take a look at the occupants of any bus stop or train station platform. Heads down, phones out. When the conversations stop in our pubs and restaurants, the first question asked by many of us isn’t “Whose round is it?”, it’s “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” Ninety-nine per cent […]

No business, no boozing, no casual sex: when Togo turned off the internet

n 5 September, at about 10am, the government of Togo cut off the internet. The plan was to limit the threat from a growing number of young people around the country who were mobilising online and talking of toppling the government.  Togo’s president, Faure Gnassingbé, at the presidential palace in Lomé following confirmation of his third term […]

Nintendo Switch Indie Showcase Includes Super Meat Boy, No More Heroes

In its “Nindies” showcase video on Wednesday, Nintendorevealed 20 new indie titles headed to the Switch over the next year, including new games in Super Meat Boy and Shovel Knight franchises, alongside collaborations such as Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes from Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture. The new game from Team Meat is called Super Meat Boy Forever, […]

iPhone Edition Price Tipped Again, Rumour Claims No 512GB Storage Variant

Just a day before, possible colour variants for the new iPhone models this year and their prices were leaked, and now a fresh leak puts a new spin on the price of the anniversary edition iPhone. Furthermore, retail packaging of the device has also been leaked hinting at whether the new anniversary iPhone will be called iPhone […]

Nintendo Switch Indie Showcase Includes Super Meat Boy, No More Heroes

In its “Nindies” showcase video on Wednesday, Nintendorevealed 20 new indie titles headed to the Switch over the next year, including new games in Super Meat Boy and Shovel Knight franchises, alongside collaborations such as Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes from Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture. The new game from Team Meat is called Super Meat Boy Forever, […]

Imagination Tech Says No Progress on Apple Dispute, Sale Talks Continue

British chip designer Imagination Technologies said it had made no progress in its battle with its biggest customer Apple, and the sale of the company triggered by the dispute was continuing with talks with potential buyers. Imagination said in April that Apple had decided to develop its own graphics chips and would no longer use Imagination’s processing designs in 15 […]

LG V30 to sport OLED panel, no secondary screen

LG must have taken a long look at what Samsung’s been doing design-wise with its S and Note lines of smartphones, and thought it should emulate that strategy somewhat. First off, we heard that the upcoming LG V30 would come with a glass back, just like the G6. And now a new report claims that the signature feature of […]

Modi, Trump discuss terrorism but no mention of visas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for the joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday. Photo credit: @narendramodi In their joint statement, Modi and Trump also touched on trade, security, bilateral co-operation and instability in Afghanistan NEW DELHI, JUN 27:   Prime Minister Narendra Modi and […]

Kashmir internet ban: No one knows who ordered the shutdown, shows RTI

For about four months last year, Kashmir reeled under a mobile internet ban clamped to tamp down on rumours and controversial videos that fanned a snowballing unrest in the Valley. Prepaid mobile phones, a select batch of landline numbers and even fixed-line broadband services were occasionally snapped as authorities struggled to contain clashes that left […]

OnePlus 5 Prototype Leaked Again, Shows No 3.5mm Jack and New Dual Camera Design

Another day and another OnePlus 5 leak is here. Just when we thought that every kind of dual-camera configuration on the smartphone has already been suggested, a new leaked live image of a prototype model – with different design than earlier leaks – has now popped up on the Internet. Interestingly, the newly leaked image […]