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Google Pixel 2 is missing this awesome original Pixel feature Google Pixel 2 is missing this awesome original Pixel feature
- October 15, 2017

PS: Photos/videos uploaded through Pixel 2 devices in original quality will not be affected after 2020, just that those uploaded thereafter will be in high-quality. The top toolbar containing shortcuts for flash, autofocus, HDR+, and other functionalities now spans nearly all the way to the hamburger menu in the top left corner of the user interface. (more...)
Microsoft Edge Browser now Available for Android at Google Play Store Microsoft Edge Browser now Available for Android at Google Play Store
- October 14, 2017

The company has made a few privacy improvements to Windows 10 since then, but the Dutch DPA believes Microsoft is still not explicit enough about the sort of tracking it does to Windows 10 users and how it uses their data. The Dutch DPA mentioned that Microsoft doesn't inform users when it continuously collects personal data about the usage of apps and web surfing behavior in the Edge browser, when the default settings are used. (more...)
Ophelia becomes 10th straight Atlantic hurricane, marking busiest season since 1983 Ophelia becomes 10th straight Atlantic hurricane, marking busiest season since 1983
- October 13, 2017

That is the situation we are now monitoring as Hurricane Ophelia became the Atlantic's tenth hurricane on Wednesday - also becoming a record-tying tenth straight named storm to intensify into a hurricane, the first time this has occurred since 1878. (more...)
Flagship Smartphone Nokia 9 Revealed In 3D Renders Flagship Smartphone Nokia 9 Revealed In 3D Renders
- October 13, 2017

Now rumors are abuzz with one more Nokia handset, which would be a high-end phone with thin bezels and dual cameras on the back. The size of the flagship will be only 141х73х9 millimeters taking into account protruding module dual camera on the rear panel, that is, it is relatively compact. (more...)
Blizzard Entertainment is Returning With New Halloween Terror on Overwatch Blizzard Entertainment is Returning With New Halloween Terror on Overwatch
- October 12, 2017

You will also be able to get all the skins that were available past year. The event is running from today, October 10th, until November 1st, and players will have the chance to collect 8 new Legendary skins for Mei , Zenyatta, Symmetra, McCree, Reaper, Ana, Torbjorn, and Zarya, respectively. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 launch in India today: Expected price, specifications, features Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 launch in India today: Expected price, specifications, features
- October 11, 2017

For audio output, this phone incorporates a hidden 50mW speaker that only takes up a thin sliver of space between the top edge of the phone and the screen instead of the piezoelectric speaker solution in Mi MIX . The highlight of the display is that Xiaomi has removed the earpiece giving the screen more area. It is a Dual-SIM handset and comes with the support of 4G VoLte. (more...)
The Next Giant Leap: US Will Return to the Moon, Pence Says The Next Giant Leap: US Will Return to the Moon, Pence Says
- October 06, 2017

He called the moon a "stepping stone" and "training ground" to help refocus the program on "human" space exploration. Pence also proclaimed that the U.S. This is curious, because when Pence visited Houston to introduce the 2017 astronaut class, five of the 12 candidates were women, as was half of the 2013 class. (more...)
Google Pixelbook Specs And Price Confirmed
- October 05, 2017

Similar to the Pixel 2 , the Pixel 2 XL will feature 12-megapixel rear-facing camera , an 8-megapixel front-facing camera , stereo loudspeakers, IP68 certification for dust and water resistance, a fingerprint reader , and a USB Type-C port. (more...)
Instagram Stories receives new 'interactive poll sticker' along with new creative tools Instagram Stories receives new 'interactive poll sticker' along with new creative tools
- October 04, 2017

The new "poll" stickers allow users to add two-option queries to their Stories. The app got an update Tuesday the details of which Instagram revealed in a blog post . What's more, Instagram also introduced today a color picker tool similar to the eyedropper in Photoshop which lets users select a color from their images to use on text and brushes, as well as an alignment tool that makes it easier to see if stickers and text are properly centered. (more...)
Nobel Winners' Work In Physics Began With Albert Einstein Nobel Winners' Work In Physics Began With Albert Einstein
- October 04, 2017

The waves were generated in the collision of two black holes with 29 and 36 times the mass of the sun 1.3 billion years ago. "Anything that makes us take more seriously scientists, or economists, or chemists, or physicists or biologists, I think is helpful in times when things get distorted because of people not paying attention to all the facts", Barish said by phone. (more...)
Pro-Trump accounts tried to frame left-wing activist for Las Vegas shooting Pro-Trump accounts tried to frame left-wing activist for Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

The search for Danley began after the Las Vegas police identified a woman named Marilou Danley as a person of interest and possible traveling companion of the real shooter, though law enforcement later noted they did not believe she was involved with the shooting. (more...)
Tesla Model 3 Production Off to a Slow Start
- October 04, 2017

Musk handed over the first 30 Model 3 electric cars to Tesla employees at a splashy event July 28. However, the most in-demand model from the brand, the Model 3's deliveries are not up to the mark. Faced with "production bottlenecks", Tesla managed to produce only 260 Model 3 vehicles during the third quarter, but now it's confident of getting back on track toward a production rate of 5,000 per week. (more...)
Roku unveils new streaming sticks and 4K HDR box Roku unveils new streaming sticks and 4K HDR box
- October 03, 2017

Apple's share stands at 15 percent, which also trails Google's Chromecast streaming device at 18 percent. The Roku Ultra enjoys a $30 price drop to $99.99 and includes a number of unique features to set it apart from the rest of the range. (more...)
Airports around the world reportedly experiencing check-in systems failure Airports around the world reportedly experiencing check-in systems failure
- September 29, 2017

A spokesman for Heathrow Airport, which is Europe's busiest and serves London, said that a "small number of airlines" were experiencing "intermittent issues" but that passengers could still check in for their flights. Air France said that it had experienced problems for 15 minutes and that its systems were slowly coming back online. Long check-in lines were a common sight for passengers all over the world Thursday. (more...)
Pixel 2 XL to feature Stereo Speakers, Always Listening Pixel 2 XL to feature Stereo Speakers, Always Listening "Music Recognition"
- September 28, 2017

The new smartphones will be direct successors of last year's Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL . While it is bad news that the two phones have a single camera, unlike the Nokia 8, the Galaxy Note 8 or the LG G6 - phones that will compete in stores - the fact is that Google is clinging to the software improvements to bring us the portrait mode experience. (more...)
Your $800 iPhone 8 Plus has $290 worth of components in it Your $800 iPhone 8 Plus has $290 worth of components in it
- September 27, 2017

Like the iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5-inch Full HD display, an aluminum frame and hardened glass. But the technology laid out in the patent achieves similar results while taking up much less space under the screen, potentially leaving space for the sub-screen fingerprint sensor to make an appearance in future iterations of the iPhone. (more...)
HTC May Soon Reveal The U11 Plus With A Bzel-Less Screen HTC May Soon Reveal The U11 Plus With A Bzel-Less Screen
- September 23, 2017

Well, HTC is working on fixing that with the U11 Plus. HTC in its official statement on the agreement said, "This agreement also supports HTC's continued branded smartphone strategy, enabling a more streamlined product portfolio, greater operational efficiency and financial flexibility". (more...)
Bose Unveils Headphones Optimized for Google's Assistant Bose Unveils Headphones Optimized for Google's Assistant
- September 22, 2017

From there, they will also be able to change the Google Assistant button's functionality so that they can control noise settings from the ear cup if they want. You will be able to use the Bose Connect App to keep noise cancellation on (high), turn it down (low), or disable it completely (off). The headphones are priced at $499 on the Bose Australia online store where you can purchase them in either Black or Silver colour options. (more...)
Not Dead Yet: Touch ID May Return in Next iPhone
- September 21, 2017

As it turns out, most people are paying for phones over long periods of time. Other new features include louder speakers, a slightly improved screen and resistance to water and dust. We don't yet know the size of the battery in the iPhone X , but we do know that the iPhone 8 has a 1821mAh one and the iPhone X's will likely be a lot larger to power its larger screen. (more...)
Reliance Jio prevails over Airtel, Idea as Trai cuts IUC Reliance Jio prevails over Airtel, Idea as Trai cuts IUC
- September 20, 2017

Off late, this charge has been one of the biggest factors behind the earnings of telecom operators and since the launch of Reliance Jio , this was being highly debated because Jio provides all calls for free. The companies have, however, been countered equally aggressively by Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio, a company that heralded the new dirt-cheap tariff regime September previous year when it launched its services with life-time free voice calling and very-low data tariffs. (more...)