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OnePlus admits it left backdoor access in its phones, fix coming soon

The app is called "EngineerMode", and is part of a suite of testing applications from Qualcomm, the manufacturer behind the Snapdragon systems-on-a-chip (SoC) i...


Android Fragmentation: One billion active devices now out of date

It appears that the entire problem with outdated software is getting worse and not better. And with a stable Android 8 .0 Oreo update on the way, the Essent...


Google celebrates the invention of the hole puncher with a new Doodle

Google often designs its homepage with wonderful doodles that marks a particular day of the year, special birthdays and other major events like World Cup. The ...


OnePlus plays down reports of backdoor exploit app in Oxygen OS

The problem is that once discovered and decompiled, the app has a feature that easily gives root access to the device even without unlocking the devices' bo...


Motorola returns to the tablet game with $299 'Moto Tab' for AT&T

It was perhaps the first real iPad competitor, but the high initial price and lack of tablet-optimized apps meant it never really took off. The new Moto Tab r...


Ryan murder case: Arrested bus conductor's wife cries foul, demands justice

Giving a new twist to the case , CBI said that a class XI student of Ryan International School killed seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur to postpone school ex...


Vodafone announces Rs 458 and Rs 509 plans. See what they offer

All other telecom companies are coming up with lucrative plans to attract the customers. The 1GB per day FUP means if a user crosses this limit, the data spee...


Google adds salary information to job searches

Since businesses often post jobs on multiple employment sites, users now have the option to select a default employment site to work through if Google finds t...


Google doodles Cornelia Sorabji on 151st birth anniversary

She was also India's first female advocate and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain. Upon returning to India in 1894, she plunged into social ...


Here's How to Play 'StarCraft II Wings of Liberty' for Free

In contrast, the reason we have Blizzard Entertainment poking fun at EA is because unlocking most of the content and heroes in Star Wars Battlefront 2 would...


Apple beats Xiaomi to become top wearable seller again

Only 800,000 units of the Apple Watch were shipped till date. Apple , Xiaomi and Fitbit also bucked historical trends by reporting sequential growth for ...


OnePlus Phone Backdoor: Devices Shipped With Factory App That Can Root Devices

Robot "-smartphones from OnePlus have for years contained a hidden backdoor that would allow root access to the device". Still, the presence of the app ...


HTC starts pushing Android Oreo to U11

Last month, Oreo debuted at 0.2% of all devices . This could cause the number of active devices running older versions of Android to remain high. Google has ad...


Taylor Swift announces she's coming to New Zealand

Louis on September 18. Tickets go on sale December 13, though registration for advanced sales is now open through No. 28. But for those hoping to secure a tic...


John Wick Screenwriter To Write Pilot For Hitman TV Series

Kolstad wrote both John Wick and John Wick Chapter 3, and is attached as the writer for the third entry in the series as well. Kolstad will be an exec...


Your Google Home speaker is now also an intercom

Advanced sound settings have also opened up, so that you can adjust bass and treble on Google Assistant-enabled speakers, like the Google Home Mini. MailOnl...


Xiaomi joins hands with Samsung to become India's top smartphone company-IDC

Xiaomi's Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi Y1 to go on sale on November 15 at 12 P.M. exclusively on Amazon India website and Mi's official website. To have a better c...


Final Fantasy XV's Noctis heads to Tekken 7 as a playable fighter

A few hours ago, it's been confirmed that Noctis Lucis Caelum will be the next Tekken 7 guest character after Geese Howard. Noctis looks like a great additi...


BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH! Government smashes opposition in latest votes on EU Withdrawal Bill

Brexit Minister Steve Baker said: "I regret any media attempts to divide our party". However, she added that she took being named as a "badge of honour", ad...


Poe Gets Permission To Blow Something Up In Last Jedi TV Spot

Take a look at the first poster and ticket here. There's playful lightsaber twirling from Rey on Ahch-to, which transitions into a less playful twirl of Capta...


Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris details coming in 15 Nov livestream

The stream also detailed a bit of the story to expect with Curse of Osiris . It seems that you'll work with Sagira, a female-voiced ghost who Osiris threw in...


Amazon UK slashes the price of Echo ahead of Black Friday

Though Amazon has quickly expanded some of its services around the globe, such as Prime Video , the company is taking its time with Alexa. The Canadian D...


New Earth-like planet has temperatures favourable to life

It is easier to detect Earth-size planets around dimmer and cooler stars known as red dwarfs , which are the most common type of star in the Milky Way. They ar...


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Gets Permanent Price Cut Of Rs

While a year ago Xiaomi shipped 32% of all online devices, this time the percentage rose to 37%. The entire reason behind these record-breaking shipments in p...


Motorola launches Moto X4 in India at Rs 20999

Once again, here is the spec sheet of the Moto X4 in case you haven't read about the handset earlier. Owners of the Moto X4 can add a microSD card to the ph...


Android Oreo will soon save some storage space due to inactive apps

According to the latest chart, Android Oreo , the latest operating system that Google released back in August, is running only on 0.3 percent devices. While ...


Jio offers 100GB of additional data to Oppo phone users

First, Vodafone's recharge for Rs 509 is available for all prepaid users. After sending the SMS, Vodafone Play subscription will be activated on the number. O...


Xiaomi's best-selling smartphone, Redmi Note 4, gets a price cut in India

India accounted for 10% of all global smartphone shipments at 39 million units in the period-an increase of 40% over the previous quarter and a year-on-year inc...


Global carbon emissions to rise 2% in 2017: scientists

The study was published Monday and is being presented in Bonn, Germany, during climate talks where leaders are trying to come up with rules for the 2015 Paris...


Vodafone, Idea to sell standalone tower assets to ATC for $1.2 billion

It was decided that post-merger Vodafone India will own 45.1% of the merged entity, after it transfers about 4.9% to promoters of Idea and/or their affiliat...


Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 returns for 2019 with 755 HP

Nineteen-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels wear P285/30ZR19 front and P335/25ZR20 rear tires, with Michelin Pilot Super Sport rubber. Chevy claims that aft...


Moto X4 with 5.2-inch display, Dual-lens camera launched in India

Lenovo has added accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass and fingerprint on the front as sensors to enhance the user experience of the smartphone. The two...


Apple Watch retakes lead of wearables market, Xiaomi second

Grateful for his new Apple Watch 3 functionality that took him out of a potentially unsafe situation, John Zilles emailed Apple to let them know how he appr...


GameStop "Temporarily Pauses" its PowerPass Used Game Lending Service

GameStop is temporarily suspending its recently launched PowerPass program . At the end of your 6-months, you were to be able to keep the last used game you t...


OnePlus accused of leaving a backdoor to give root access

The application is called "EngineerMode" and was developed by Qualcomm for factory testing. While that was deliberate, the company is again in the news for anot...