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Winter Weather Advisory noon Saturday through 1 AM Sunday

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Snowfall totals are expected to range from 2 to 6 inches. The ice that forms will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges. By midnight most of the snow has moved east into Ohio. Temperatures are forecasted to reach only a high near 18 and drop to the single-digits by evening. If you're traveling for New Year's Eve, you'll want to use extreme caution, especially if heading north and west of the District where more snow is expected to fall. Read More »

Reliance Jio Launches Happy New Year Plan

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Talking about the data of November, all the major telecom operators such as Jio, Airtel, Idea and Vodafone have recording high 4G upload speeds . For ₹98, Jio prepaid customers are offered unlimited local and STD voice calls, free roaming, 140 local and national SMS, access to Jio apps, and, unlimited data (with FUP of 150 MB 4G data per day). Read More »

Padmavati Controversy: Name Change can Get it Released?

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 30: Erstwhile royal of Udaipur, Vishvaraj Singh, on Saturday slammed Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairman Prasson Joshi for suggesting modifications to the controversial film " Padmavati " without his accord. Read More »

TRACKING: Dangerous Wind Chills into the New Year

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Wind chills down to 25 below are forecast New Year's Eve night, and down to 15 below before then, as the bone-chilling weather is expected to continue well into next week. If your New Year's Eve plans take you outside for any length of time, be sure to limit your cold exposure if possible and dress in plenty of layers. Temperatures will moderate some through the week ahead with high temperatures returning to the 20s. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 units refuse to charge when battery reaches zero

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One user explains that leaving the device on charge for approximately 15 minutes, returning to it to then hold down the power and volume button for around 10 seconds solved this problem for them. This has since been confirmed to work with at least one other user, but might not work for everyone affected. As of this writing, it is advisable for Note 8 users who are facing the above issue to contact Samsung in order to seek a replacement. Read More »

BSE Sensex trades at record high, Nifty rises above 10500

The BSE market breadth turned bearish as 1,554 stocks declined as compared to 1,204 advances. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty also opened at an all-time high of 10,512.30, up 19.30 points. Volatility index India VIX rose over 3%. On the other hand, the S&P BSE banking index fell by 180.78 points, followed by capital goods index by 137.58 points and oil and gas index by 134.23 points. Read More »

Finally, Android Oreo released for LG V30 and V30+

If you recall, LG had rolled out Android Oreo Preview update for the V30 smartphone last month. The report also mentions that the beta also improved the app load times, and offered smoother animations and camera improvements. However, it is important to note that the user tested this using a OnePlus 5T charger and not the bundled charger, which could be the reason for the faster charge time making the discovery questionable. Read More »

Jio New Year Dhamaka offer

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Customers will also get 100 SMS per day for 28 days, which takes it to 2800 SMS per month. On the other hand, Vodafone's Red postpaid plans are aimed at customers who have heavy calling demands. Under the Rs 229 plan, users will be getting unlimited voice calls for 28 days, 100 SMS per day, and 1GB 4G/32G data per day. This offer is open to all new Vodafone customers irrespective of which handset they're using, the report added. Read More »

Winter is Here, Steam Winter Sale is Live

Valve launched its annual Steam Winter Sale today, kicking off two weeks of discounts to give shoppers some last-minute holiday gift opportunities. The Steam Controller Wireless Receiver is regular price now ($12.99), but the Steam Controller Battery Door is 50-percent off at $4.99 Dollars. Read More »

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is now available on iPad

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And it's not the trial version or some joke-half of game. Setting the price for the iPad version to the same as it sells for on Steam for PC is a bold move, and unprecedented for a mobile port. However, the game is now on sale for half off, $29.99. And if we think about the fact that the same game is at the same price if you want to get it for your PC, we think this whole deal is just brilliant! To make a comparison, 2K Games charged players $19.99 when the XCOM: Enemy Unknown was ... Read More »

Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

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Apple Watch now works with an FDA-approved EKG reader in the form of a smart band (seen above) that is sold separately and requires an annual subscription to work, but building the function into the watch directly would make EKG readers accessible to more people. Read More »

Facebook signs deal with music label Universal Music

Under the accord, Facebook users will be able to upload Universal's songs and share music through Facebook, Instagram and Oculus virtual-reality technology , the firms said Thursday in a statement. We are excited to bring that to life on Facebook, Instagram, Oculus and Messenger in partnership with UMG. The partnership comes days after Bloomberg reported that Alphabet Inc's YouTube had signed a new long-term agreement with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. Read More »

PUBG on Xbox One Gets Patch #1 Here Are The Changes

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The PUBG Xbox One patch download size is 4.7GB. Of note, the controls when riding a motorcycle are no longer inverted, and the keyboard functionality has been disabled. Typo fixed in the controller guide. And in anticipation of that milestone Nvidia took the time to detail just what you'll need to run PUBG on PC at a steady 60 fps with no dips below that number. Read More »

Amazon Reportedly Considering YouTube Rival Following Public Spat With Google

According to reports, Amazon is mulling about its own video platform and has filed two trademarks requests with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for names " Amazontube ", and another called "Opentube". As Google explains it, Amazon is using its retail heft to disadvantage it when it comes to sales of devices like the Chromecast media streamer. Another website spotted that the company has been registering domain names including AlexaOpenTube.com, AmazonAlexaTube.com, and ... Read More »

Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs

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A man who used to work with Stephens said she loved the dogs and was experienced in working with animals. It took the sheriff's deputies more than an hour to wrangle the dogs, which were said to weigh about as much as Stephens did. Authorities said the bite marks on Stephens, including the ones on her skull, were consistent with canine marks. Despite insistence from friends that Bethany Lynn Stephens was not killed by her dogs, police are certain there was no foul play involved in her ... Read More »

Apple Slows Down Old iPhones Over Time For a Good Reason: GeekBench

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Now Geekbench founder John Poole himself has made a decision to weigh in on the issue with his own research. After looking at benchmark numbers for iPhone 6s models running different versions of iOS , the Geekbench team observed that while scores were consistently high on iPhones running iOS 10.2, there were clusters of sub par results when looking at iPhone 6s models running iOS 10.2.1 and 11.2. Read More »

Catherine Is Being Remade For The PS4 And Vita

The game features a young man named Vincent Brooks haunted by nightmares and trying to decide whether to stay with his girlfriend Katherine, or go out with a new girl he likes called Catherine . She is a pianist at Vincent's regular bar, and has an exceedingly honest and gentle personality. New endings, episodes, anime movies, and "sexy events" are being added. Read More »

When Should We Leave To Beat The Snow — Holiday Travel Weather

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For now, the forecast leans slightly towards a still somewhat mild and possibly wet Christmas Day, with the colder air arriving the day after Christmas and probably lasting through the end of the month. Stronger winds are then due to move south, hitting the United Kingdom from Boxing Day to New Year's Day with two further low pressure zones on their way. Read More »

Honda Insight bound for 2018 Detroit auto show

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Honda is resurrecting the Insight nameplate - a five-passenger gasoline-electric hybrid sedan - to be slotted above the Civic and will show a prototype at the Detroit auto show next month. The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid uses this type of setup, pairing two electric motors with a 2.0-liter DOHC Atkinson cycle engine. "You won't have to be an electrification advocate to appreciate the new Insight", Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of Automobile Sales and general manager of ... Read More »

This is the New 2019 Jeep Cherokee

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The rear also gets new taillights, that look similar to the Jeep Compass . No specific details have been released with the images. The most capable mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) boasts a new, authentic and more premium design, along with even more fuel-efficient powertrain options. Read More »

SpaceX launches recycled rocket, spaceship; lands boosters back for 20th time

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It will be the 13th space-station resupply mission the company has flown under a contract with NASA that calls for SpaceX to make as many as 20 trips to the stellar outpost. "What that means is we have. a much more reliable pad for safer missions". Propelling on the Falcon 9 at 10:36 a.m. EST (1536 GMT) was a SpaceX Monster uncrewed spacecraft pressed with provisions and science tests for the Undertaking 54 team on board the Worldwide Space Station. Read More »

Facebook introduces 'snooze' setting on social media site

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We've all had to unfollow a friend on Facebook. The Snooze feature lets users avoid unfriending anyone or unfollowing any groups, but gives all the benefits of that action. The good thing is that the people you muted will not know that you "snoozed" them. However, users who Snooze someone or something will get a notification when that Snooze period is about to end. Read More »

Microsoft Offers PUBG Free with Xbox One X Purchase to End 2017

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If the game supports 4K graphics and HDR on the Xbox One X , it's still pretty rough around the edges: according to our colleagues over at Digital Foundry , the game struggles to consistently reach 30FPS on the Xbox One X, and it's unsurprisingly not better on the standard Xbox One. Read More »

Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets like ours

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The researchers taught a computer to learn how to identify the weak signals of a planet crossing its star, getting it to search for planets around 670 known multiple-planet systems. The researchers say this is the first time Astronomers observed an eight-planet network beside the solar system that includes Earth. While machine learning has been applied before to the Kepler telescope΄s data, it is believed to be the first time that the technology has unearthed a new world. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Unboxing and First Look

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The handset has a white back and a black front, and is styled to look a bit like a stormtrooper. The phone features a white back panel that houses a Star Wars logo on it, a red Alert Slider and a bunch of preloaded wallpapers and customisations. Read More »