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Norwegian Air Flies From NYC To UK Ahead Of Its Time

A bunch of lucky passengers may have made aviation history this week on a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from New York to London. The plane rode tailwinds of more than 200 mph on Jan. 15, allowing it to make the trip in just 5 hours and 13 minutes. According to Norwegian Air, that’s

WhatsApp Has Solved A Major Problem With Its Android App

WhatsApp, the cross-platform instant messenger owned by Facebook, will finally allow Android users to choose how different types of notification appear. This update is great news for many Android users, Android Police reports. The lack of notification channels was impeding the app’s everyday functionality. Here’s what the problem was: Android 8.0 Oreo, released in August

Microsoft To Unveil Surface Book 2 In 2018

Microsoft has announced that its 2-in-1 detachable Surface Book 2 will be coming to India later this year. The company has revealed that will be launching the device in 17 different markets across the world, the list also includes India. The customers can pre-book the Surface Book 2 starting today in countries like Australia, Canada,

Uber Inching Closer To Make Autonomous Vehicles

Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which expect to be on the road at the latest sometime next year, the service’s autonomous vehicle chief said Wednesday. Advanced Technology Group leader Eric Meyhofer wouldn’t give a specific start date but he said

Milkshake Duck Is The Word Of The Year For 2017

Last year had a reappearing internet phenomena: The Milkshake Duck. The term has been named 2017′s word of the year by Australia’s Macquarie Dictionary recently. Milkshake Duck comes to define internet idols who become dizzyingly viral, only to fall just as fast due to their unpleasant backstories. Coined by cartoonist Pixelated Boat in a June

Starting February, Pokémon Go’ Will No Longer Support Older iPhones

Not only is Apple deliberately slowing down older iPhones, Niantic is going to stop supporting Pokémon Go on older iPhones too. Niantic will stop supporting Pokémon Go on older iPhone models that can’t upgrade to iOS 11 after Feb. 28, the developer has announced. This means players who have an iPhone 5, 5C, or older

Neil Patrick Harris Soon Coming Up With His Smart TV

Want to know what your favorite celebrity is up to? These days it’s pretty straightforward: Follow them on social media. But if that celebrity happens to be Neil Patrick Harris, it’s even easier, just download the IAm Neil Patrick Harris app, which puts his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook feeds all in one place. Since its

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Be Launched In February

It was apparent for a while now that Samsung will not launch its Galaxy S9 at this year’s CES, meaning the next probable date is near the beginning of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which kicks off on Feb 26. And now we know that this is indeed the case. Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh

Visa To Do Away With Signatures

As more and more credit card companies announced an end to the need for signatures on credit and debit card receipts, major player Visa kept holding out. But it has now changed its policy. Finally, Visa has announced that it was making signatures optional in North America starting in April. Visa’s move, which keeps signing

Samsung Is Adding FM Radio Chip To Upcoming Phones

Months after the FCC badgered Apple to do it, Samsung is finally unlocking the FM radio chip in its next smartphone models. The company has announced that its upcoming devices will contain unlocked FM radio chips. Samsung phone users will be able to access local FM radio through apps like NextRadio, which connects smartphones to

Sahara Desert Turns Cold

Africa’s Sahara Desert isn’t the place you’d expect to see snow.Yet a rare winter storm powdered the arid sand dunes of northwestern Algeria with white snow on Sunday, the third time an event like this has happened in 40 years. What’s even odder is snow also fell on the Sahara last year. Before that, the