Nintendo Switch Hackers Being Banned From Online Services: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS The Switch has a hardware exploit that can’t be patched remotely Nintendo has started handing out permanent bans to hackers Restricts access to eShop, online gaming, and more Nintendo has started handing out bans to Switch users who have attempted to hack the console and run homebrew software, according to reports. Several Switch owners have posted on Twitter and gaming […]

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 2 Gets May Android Security Update: Reports

After conducting its first successful Nokia X6 sale in China, HMD Global is now rolling out the May security patch update for its Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 2 smartphones. Both the devices are getting an OTA update, so head to Settings to check if you’ve already received it or not. Nokia 8 Sirocco users in India are seeing the update, and Nokia […]

Microsoft Office Apps Now Accessible by All Chromebooks With Google Play: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Office was previously available on select Chromebooks Google Play-enabled Chromebooks said to be compatible Microsoft Office apps available Google Play A long time after supporting Android apps, Chromebooks have now received Microsoft Office. The new experience comes with the latest Microsoft Office apps for Android that are available through Google Play store – specifically, Word, Excel, […]

iPhone 8 Plus Said to Pop Open Again With a Swollen Battery, Reports Chinese State Media

A fresh case of Apple’s new iPhone popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market where the US firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

Amazon, WordPress Most Trusted Brands with Small Businesses, Alignable Reports

Amazon and WordPress are among the most trusted brands among small businesses. And Yelp and Web,com are among the least. At least that’s the conclusion of Alignable Inc., an online networking site for small and local business owners. The company recently released its kickoff 2017 list of most trusted brands by small and local businesses in […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

Ooops! Facebook Reports Metrics Goofs — and Fixes

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is fixing some metrics errors to provide content publishers an improved experience. In a recent post, the social networking giant explained the glitches and steps it has taken to fix them. Here’s a quick overview of the updates Facebook has shared with its users. Facebook’s Metrics Errors Improvements to Estimated Reach Metrics […]

Republicans reject reports Russia helped Donald Trump win election

The debate simmered as US media reported that ExxonMobil president and CEO Rex Tillerson—a businessman with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin—is Trump’s likely pick for secretary of state. File photo: AP Washington: Republicans on Saturday rejected reports of a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald […]