VAT, fuel levy to increase

The Public Servants Association, which represents hundreds of thousands of public-sector employees said it was concerned about the detrimental, ripple effect on especially middle- and low-income earners of the Value-Added Tax increase and a 52-cents ... More..

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Hastings and Bexhill's KFC's reopen following 'operational issue'
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Hastings and Bexhill's KFC's reopen following 'operational issue'

KFC last week switched its delivery contract from Bidvest to DHL . While many questioned why staff couldn't buy elsewhere and keep the stores open till the supply chain problems are sorted , KFC's answer ...More..

Snapchat update adds GIF stickers and some design changes
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Snapchat update adds GIF stickers and some design changes

While other new features include tabs to both the friends and the discovery screens within the app so that user can view the active story more efficiently and easily. During a conference speech last week, Snap...More..

Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass Details Revealed
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass Details Revealed

Players can expect to see a new blitz mode which will mean shorter matches, making the speed that you move around the map even more crucial. There are 30 extra tiers in season 3, which takes the total numbe...More..

by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

SpaceX set to launch Wednesday morning

SpaceX is slated to launch a rocket from a pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 6:17 a.m. local time on Wednesday. According to Space.com those experimental solutions include parachutes and equi...More..

Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Samsung sharply reduced its OLED display production

The latest report additionally says that the bad news may not end there. The new target will reduce production at the plant to around 60% of the original plan. The rise of ASP (average sale price) to more ...More..

Oxfam hit by new misconduct claims
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Oxfam hit by new misconduct claims

About 7,000 people canceled their regular donations to United Kingdom charity Oxfam in the last 10 days, following a sex scandal in the organization, CEO of the charity's British affiliate Mark Goldring said Tu...More..

Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices

Fortunately, Apple has issued in a fix in the later version of the iPhone's iOS software, version iOS 11 .2.6. The critical bug first surfaced last week and affected any app that displays characters ...More..

NASA's Kepler discovers almost 100 new exoplanets
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NASA's Kepler discovers almost 100 new exoplanets

It also only works if the planet orbits between the observer (us, or rather the Kepler telescope) and its star. It is estimated that there are thousands of other exoplanets in our own Milky Way galaxy which...More..

Swipe Keyboard for iOS and Android with Dragon Dictation Has Been Discontinued
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Swipe Keyboard for iOS and Android with Dragon Dictation Has Been Discontinued

Meanwhile, XDA Developers also dug up an early February post from Nuance stating that the iOS version of Swype is also going away. It will only stop the Swype keyboard app business. Even though the devel...More..

Google Image Search No Longer Offers 'View Image' Button
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Google Image Search No Longer Offers 'View Image' Button

However the changes are only cosmetic. For as long as I can remember, image search on Google had a "View Image" button that opened up the image in a new tab and allowed users to download the image without hav...More..

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Year Of The Dog Begins Today

The Lunar New Year is celebrated in countries across Asia with fireworks, parades, and special foods. South Korea's Lunar New Year, called "Seollal", will see citizens don traditional garb and play a tradit...More..

THQ Nordic Acquires Homefront, Saints Row Publisher
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

THQ Nordic Acquires Homefront, Saints Row Publisher

Deep Silver bought Saints Row and Metro as part of the THQ firesale, and, later, Homefront from Crytek. Koch Media will be consolidated into THQ Nordic's financial statements from February 2018. "Wi...More..

US Intelligence Agencies Warns Against Buying Huawei, ZTE Phones
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

US Intelligence Agencies Warns Against Buying Huawei, ZTE Phones

Huawei of course reiterated that they do not pose any greater cybersecurity risk than any other ICT vendors. The company highlighted its strong position in many markets outside of the U.S. Besides the US gove...More..

A Solar Storm Will Hit The Earth Today
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

A Solar Storm Will Hit The Earth Today

The NOA says that as a result, people in Northern Michigan and ME might be able to see auroras. NOAA further added that the forecast calls for a high probability of a G-1 or a "minor" storm, which could stren...More..

Apple Confirms HomePod Can Leave White Rings on Wood Surfaces
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Apple Confirms HomePod Can Leave White Rings on Wood Surfaces

Some joked that Apple should instruct users to put a coaster under their HomePod , with one quipping that "ten 'HomePod Coaster" start ups were formed in the past two hours'. HomePod owners have been ta...More..

Donald Trump to cut budget for International Space Station (ISS) via privatization
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Donald Trump to cut budget for International Space Station (ISS) via privatization

Around $150 million will go to a new program created to monetize the low-Earth orbit as NASA's cashstash for the International Space Station will run dry by late 2025. "For us, it's really that we want to s...More..

Less-cool Facebook losing youth appeal, survey suggests
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Less-cool Facebook losing youth appeal, survey suggests

It's user total is expected to grow by 13.1 percent to reach 104.7 million this year. Snapchat is set to gain from Facebook's loss. Instagram , which is of course a Facebook property that the big broth...More..

Nokia 8 gets better with Android 8.1 Oreo
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nokia 8 gets better with Android 8.1 Oreo

According to the information received by NokiaPowerUser from their retail sources in India, HMD Global is going to launch Nokia 1 , Nokia 6 (2018 ), and, Nokia 9 (which is also called Nokia 8 Sirocco)...More..

Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India

I'm going to try to address two questions today - the first is whether the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro have what it takes to build on the success of the Redmi Note 4 . The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5...More..