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If none are available, then they will be immediately redirected to Google Play store to find another SMS messaging app they can use. Google notes that the shutdown won't impact Google Voice users and Google Fi subscribers who use Hangouts for messaging.
  • Microsoft confirm 0x80072efe Xbox One server issues

    Microsoft confirm 0x80072efe Xbox One server issues

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    Monday evening and into Tuesday morning Xbox users were having issues accessing the games they purchased on their devices, Xbox Support first tweeted about the issue around 8:30 Monday night and by 3 a.m. An outage on Tuesday is keeping users of several Microsoft online services from logging into their accounts. There is a hiccup in Xbox Live services that is affecting quite a few Xbox owners.
  • Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor on the fritz?

    Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor on the fritz?

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    But Mahira went for the event and so did Ranbir and she was feeling rather happy and excited that she finally got to meet Ranbir Kapoor. There are few videos of Mahira and Ranbir, doing rounds of social media and you will definitely be pleased after watching them.
  • New Xbox One Controller Revealed

    New Xbox One Controller Revealed

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    The controller will be available in Australia May 8 for a steep $99.95 , still half the cost of an Elite wireless controller. What do you think about Microsoft's "Tech" range of controllers? The Xbox One controller has went through a few iterations over the last several years.
  • Drake Finally Releases

    Drake Finally Releases "More Life"…Was It Worth The Wait?

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    Lopez. The tracklist includes the likes of Kanye West, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Quavo, Travis Scott, and Giggs. There's no fake-Jamaican patois, gloomy tales of fame or any other Views-era Drake gimmicks on this track, one of his few new tracks that could feasibly fit at home on any of his previous releases.
  • Can't find a Nintendo Switch? Here's some good news for you

    Can't find a Nintendo Switch? Here's some good news for you

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    Since the launch of the Nintendo Switch at the beginning of March, there have been reports of the left Joy-Con having connection issues with the console. If you want one, you may have to come to a physical store early when their doors open. In total, the company is looking to sell some 10 million units every month.
  • Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips

    Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips

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    Chandler is worth US$1.91b ($2.7b), a drop from US$2.45b ($3.5b) in 2016. Jeff Bezos (No. 3) saw his fortune increase by $27.6 billion for a total net worth of $72.8 billion. "Forty percent of Donald Trump's fortune is tied up in Trump Tower and eight buildings within one mile of it", according to Forbes . Their average net worth is $3.75 billion, which means Trump is not even worth as much as the "average" billionaire.
  • Andromeda Lead Designer Says No Animation Fixes In Day One Patch

    Andromeda Lead Designer Says No Animation Fixes In Day One Patch

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    In other words, if you're planning on playing Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer , you should grab APEX HQ . And BioWare isn't doing anything to correct their shenanigans. But will there be a fix for these in time for the launch? He also added that the multiplayer sound issues are "under investigation". Mass Effect: Andromeda is set to launch on March 21, 2017 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
  • AMD's Ryzen 5 series is here to challenge Intel's Core i5 processors

    AMD's Ryzen 5 series is here to challenge Intel's Core i5 processors

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    The problem will manifest only when you try to run Windows Update, when you'll see an error message: " Windows could not search for new updates " and " Code 80240037 Windows Update encountered an unknown error ". It's a drastic approach for some, and it will most probably not sit well with Windows 7 or 8.1 holdouts. However, at this point, it looks as if the case is only true for gadgets that run on the seventh generation processors from Intel (Kaby Lake) and AMD (Bristol Ridge ) or the ...
  • Google unveils Family Link parental control software for Android

    Google unveils Family Link parental control software for Android

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    Hopefully, we will get such features for the virtual assistant soon, including the availability of the technology for Android 7.0 Nougat tablet users. Essentially, the app monitors the screen time and limit the usage and restrict explicit content. You can also set a particular bedtime in the Family Link app when you want the phone to automatically lock itself.
  • Make room, Siri: Amazon Alexa just landed on iPhone

    Make room, Siri: Amazon Alexa just landed on iPhone

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    You can also track your orders by saying "Track my last order". Users will be able to ask Alexa for help with shopping, and also to stream books from their Kindle library, play media and request information such as news, weather or sports scores.
  • Alexa is now in the Amazon shopping app in iOS

    Alexa is now in the Amazon shopping app in iOS

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    The downside to the app-centric approach, however, is that you will have to open the Amazon app each time you want to access Alexa. Before, the main way to use Alexa on a smartphone was through a separate Alexa app that lets users add skills and interact with their Echoes.
  • Sony Will Soon Stop Making Playstation 3 Consoles

    Sony Will Soon Stop Making Playstation 3 Consoles

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    Meanwhile, Microsoft will also release Project Scorpio by the end of the year. Going forward, it will be interesting to see if Sony can maintain this level of success- this year, the PS4 has a stream of hits and high profile exclusive games.
  • Laptop Could Outperform iPad Pro 2

    Laptop Could Outperform iPad Pro 2

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    Also, there are reports that suggest Samsung is designing the Surface Pro 5 rival called Galaxy Book . According to reports, the one major cause of the delayed release of Microsoft Pro 5 is the availability of Intel Kaby Lake processor, giving way for some to speculate that the company may use the Core i7 for the tablet, Science Times reported.
  • You should definitely buy this Android-powered iPhone case

    You should definitely buy this Android-powered iPhone case

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    A Kickstarter page was launched in February to raise funds for the new device. Which means, it comes with two SIM card slots, it lets you expand your device's memory up to 256GB using a microSD card (which has always been asked by iPhone users), it has a 3.5mm headphone jack (drop that courage iPhone7 users) and an IR blaster that lets your use your iPhone as a remote.
  • Xbox Scorpio Supports 4K 60fps Game Capture, Has An Internal Power Supply

    Xbox Scorpio Supports 4K 60fps Game Capture, Has An Internal Power Supply

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    An exclusive report on Windows Central states that the upcoming console will feature full support for HEVC decoding and encoding as well as the VP9 codec for 4K streams. As it stands now, with smaller details like the internal PSU being discussed, it would seem that all the bigger ones have been ironed out - meaning Microsoft's new console could be making quite the splash at Microsoft's E3 presentation this summer.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 might come in gold

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    How the Galaxy S8 stacks up against other phones. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be faster than the Galaxy S8 , reported GSM Arena . So anyway, according to new renders based on information provided to reliable leaker OnLeaks, Samsung's Galaxy S8 is going to join the G6 in "fat shaming" other devices.
  • Villanova top seed in NCAA Tournament; Syracuse not selected

    Villanova top seed in NCAA Tournament; Syracuse not selected

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    Villanova (31-3) won the NCAA title past year in a remarkable game that ended with Wildcats forward Kris Jenkins hitting a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give his team the title. At the same time , you probably don't want to have any more than two No. 1 seeds making it to Phoenix. I think everyone else-with the possible exception of TCU-would pass Syracuse for that final slot by achieving the above scenarios.
  • Facebook Messenger Day is a Snapchat Stories rip off

    Facebook Messenger Day is a Snapchat Stories rip off

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    The feature is also extremely easy to master for those loyal Facebook users who haven't branched out to use the other messaging apps. The new feature works in nearly exactly the same manner as Snapchat, letting users to share photos and videos to a story within the Messenger app, adding filters and stickers.
  • Coveted Pro Bowl OG TJ Lang signs three-year deal with Lions

    Coveted Pro Bowl OG TJ Lang signs three-year deal with Lions

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    For now, the Seahawks are just a Joeckel ahead of where they were on the offensive line at the end of last season, with a draft low on top blockers coming up next month. Lang Lions jersey. He played 13 games last season, missing three with a foot injury. Detroit also signed tackle Rick Wagner in recent days and could have an upgraded offensive line next season even after the departures of Riley Reiff and Larry Warford .
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 confirmed to feature face recognition

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    Samsung has reportedly made a last-minute addition on how biometric authentication will work in its next flagship phone. The Galaxy Note 7 used an iris scanner, but the S8 will likely go further. The official launch, on the other hand, was earlier confirmed to be on March 29, with events happening in NY and London. Moreover, the report cites a Samsung official who has shared that iris scanner may have limitations.
  • Fernando Alonso hints he will race beyond 2017

    Fernando Alonso hints he will race beyond 2017

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    That's the best way to feel a Formula One vehicle, so it's fun to be free to attack and all that is missing is going down the straights at the same speed as the others. "So definitely a little bit behind schedule, in terms of reliability, in terms of performance, but this is winter testing and this is what this is all about".
  • Hyundai unveils new FE Concept equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell

    Hyundai unveils new FE Concept equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell

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    Hyundai Australia fuel cell program leader Scott Nargar previously told Wheels the company's work with its Japanese rival was critical to getting widespread recognition for hydrogen as a viable alternative to fossil fuels. Both of those cars are four-door sedans, a struggling segment, while the Hyundai is crossover utility vehicle that looks to sit on roughly a compact footprint.
  • Heaviest woman in the world airlifted for weight-loss surgery

    Heaviest woman in the world airlifted for weight-loss surgery

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    Before the surgery, Abd El Aty had not left her home in 25 years, her family said. A spokesperson at the hospital said: "Eman successfully underwent a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy". Her family told the doctor that as a child she was diagnosed with elephantiasis, a condition that causes the limbs and other body parts to swell, leaving her nearly immobile.
  • No Man's Sky Update Coming This Week, Bringing Planet Exploration Vehicle

    No Man's Sky Update Coming This Week, Bringing Planet Exploration Vehicle

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    The new update called the Path Finder will attempt to fix those issues and bring " No Man's Sky " to the game it was made to be. There's not much else to go off of in the statement. However, it is great to see the developers continued support for the game, and the direction the team is heading. Hello Games has always been wanted to allure back all the discredit players of " No Man's Sky ".
  • Lords defy May for a second time on Brexit

    Lords defy May for a second time on Brexit

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    Additionally, while the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, has said he welcomes the amendment introduced by the Lords, he is likely to impose a three line whip requiring Labour MPs to support the government's position, even though that position runs the risk of leaving the government and opposition vulnerable to the accusation that they are deaf to the concerns of the millions of European Union citizens who live in the UK.
  • Google boss confirms release of next-gen Pixel smartphone in 2017

    Google boss confirms release of next-gen Pixel smartphone in 2017

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    But while the search engine giant-turned smartphone manufacturer never failed to amaze users for their timely, consistent updates and fixes, there's another way to enjoy Google Pixel . We expect to find out more about the Pixel 2 as well as the rumored budget smartphone from Google in the coming months. Apart from this, the Pixel 2 must also have ample supply to meet the consumers' demand.