Breaking the Ice on Technologies

Month: December 2017

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date leak pegs arrival for June 8

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date leak pegs arrival for June 8

A fresh Red Dead Redemption 2 release date of June 8, 2018  has been leaked by a Dutch retailer, making it later than Rockstar’s teased “Spring 2018” arrival. Retailer slip-ups can be honest mistakes, as they ready product pages for upcoming games, allowing them to […]

The Most-Read WIRED Science Stories of 2017

The Most-Read WIRED Science Stories of 2017

Back at the start of the summer, WIRED science writer Megan Molteni dropped a bomb: “The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading.” The story went viral, (probably because we published the the words “meat allergies” during peak grilling season), but the piece was […]

Samsung and LG say they don’t slow down older phones, either

Samsung and LG say they don’t slow down older phones, either

Following Apple’s admission that it deliberately slowed down older phones to allow the battery to continue to power the processor, the list of rival smartphone manufacturers announcing they don’t follow the same practice continues to grow. Yesterday we saw statements from both Moto and HTC […]

To Beat Jio Rs. 98 Recharge, Airtel Offers Unlimited Calls, Free Roaming, 1GB Data at Rs. 93

To Beat Jio Rs. 98 Recharge, Airtel Offers Unlimited Calls, Free Roaming, 1GB Data at Rs. 93

Airtel has rolled out a new Rs. 93 prepaid recharge pack that takes on the Jio Rs. 98 pack, another retaliation in its ongoing battle with the newcomer competitor, Reliance Jio. Airtel’s Rs. 93 pack offers unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls, 100 SMSes per […]

The Moto G5S Plus with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs. 14,999 now

The Moto G5S Plus with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs. 14,999 now

Motorola today announced a permanent price cut on the Moto G5S Plus, the company’s budget dual camera smartphone. With this price cut, the Moto G5S Plus is now available for Rs. 14,999, down from its launch price of Rs. 15,999. The Rs. 1000 price cut […]

The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in India

The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in India

Google’s latest flagship smartphones have received a lot of praise for their excellent low-light cameras, staying true to their Pixel brand name. In addition to that, the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL also offer great performance, thanks to top-of-the-line specifications and optimization in […]

Idea Is Now Offering 1.5GB Data Per Day, Bundled Calls at Rs. 309 to Beat Jio

Idea Is Now Offering 1.5GB Data Per Day, Bundled Calls at Rs. 309 to Beat Jio

To take on the Jio juggernaut, Idea Cellular has upgraded its Rs. 309 plan within a month of its launch to offer 50 percent more data. Instead of the 1GB per day, buyers of the Rs. 309 Idea plan will get 1.5GB daily data allocation. This […]

Amazon’s Alexa app topped Apple’s App Store on Christmas

Amazon’s Alexa app topped Apple’s App Store on Christmas

Image credit: Amazon Amazon’s voice-controlled Echo devices were quite the popular gifts this Christmas, judging from the way the Alexa app shot up to the top of the list of the most popular free apps on the iOS App Store on Christmas Day. It’s slipped […]

The long haul: our greatest long-term test fleet cars of 2017

The long haul: our greatest long-term test fleet cars of 2017

The Auto Express team racks up hundreds of thousands of miles each year and the lion’s share of them are in our long-term test cars. Despite road tests and new car launches representing a large proportion of the journeys undertaken by the team, long-term cars […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 tipped to keep the headphone jack

Samsung Galaxy S9 tipped to keep the headphone jack

What news of the Samsung Galaxy S9, one of the most hotly anticipated phones of 2018? Well the newest bit of gossip we’ve heard (or rather seen) suggests Samsung’s next flagship is going to keep the faith with the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. A picture […]