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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs
- August 24, 2017

The Galaxy Note 8 has been a highly anticipated smartphone in the market. They are made from glass and metal, with curved backs and displays . Ultimately, Samsung blamed the phone's battery . It's not going to save you money, but it does increase the value and having two bundle options instead of one is ideal in case you already have a 360 camera . (more...)
Meizu Launches M6 Note as its First Snapdragon Powered Smartphone Meizu Launches M6 Note as its First Snapdragon Powered Smartphone
- August 24, 2017

The Meizu M6 Note will be on sale starting September 1st via official online store and from September 2nd through retail stores and other major online stores. Out of the box, the handset runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Flyme OS 6 on top of it. The phone may get the Android Oreo update. The rear end sports a 12 megapixel camera which works in unison with another 5 megapixel camera to create the coveted Bokeh effect. (more...)
A list of devices that will receive Android Oreo A list of devices that will receive Android Oreo
- August 24, 2017

Just check out the list of phones in India that will get Android O update. Apart from these, nearly all the recent phones from the top brands will be receiving the Android Oreo update. Chinese phones have a heavily customized ROM, which makes it harder to push out the latest version of Android to its smartphones . It may be mentioned that OnePlus has confirmed Android 8.0 Oreo update for its OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T and the current flagship OnePlus 5 . (more...)
Who could Manchester United draw in the Champions League? Who could Manchester United draw in the Champions League?
- August 24, 2017

Sergio Escudero equalised for the hosts in the second half and Wissam Ben Yedder made it 2-1 on the night for the Spanish club with about 15 minutes left in regulation. "In the first half it was going fine but you can't rest in Europe, especially away from home, and it has given us a wee wake-up call but we are buzzing to get through". (more...)
Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 get VR release dates Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 get VR release dates
- August 24, 2017

Fortunately, this is not the case since Bethesda chose to confirm that Doom VFR, Fallout 4 VR and The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim VR will all come out before 2017 ends. However, it's coming out for both PlayStation VR and HTC Vive. Each game supports VR headsets and motion controllers - you'll literally throw fireballs in " Skyrim VR ", for instance. (more...)
Microsoft Offers Huge Xbox One X $200 Discount to Fans Microsoft Offers Huge Xbox One X $200 Discount to Fans
- August 23, 2017

Microsoft has launched a special edition of the Xbox One S Minecraft Edition Bundle for avid Minecraft players and collectors. To get your hands on Path of Exile's Xbox One release, go to the Xbox One store on your dashboard on or after August 24th at 2PM Pacific where it will be made available FREE for all Xbox One owners. (more...)
Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999 Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
- August 23, 2017

Commenting on the launch, Alok Shrivastava, Director of Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India said, " Gionee has always been committed to amaze its customers with premium quality products at attractive prices". It comes with a price tag of Rs. 8,999 and will be sold via offline stores across the country. It looks like Gionee X1 will be competing against the rivals Xiaomi Redmi 4 and YU Yureka Black. (more...)
Top features, release date, device compatibility, and more Top features, release date, device compatibility, and more
- August 22, 2017

Currently, this feature was rolled out for Android users and hoping to see Google video previews feature on other platforms as well. The company has posted the teaser video on its social media accounts which confirms that the name of Android 8 O will be reveled during Total Solar Eclipse . (more...)
Game of Thrones final season won't start shooting until October
- August 21, 2017

Apart from Game of Thrones , episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm upcoming season, as well as script summaries of Game of Thrones and one executive's emails had also been leaked by the hackers. Co-creator David Benioff revealed that " Game of Thrones " final season would be shorter than usual at the SXSW festival in March. Season 8 will consist of six episodes . (more...)
Coolpad to launch a new flagship smartphone on August 20 Coolpad to launch a new flagship smartphone on August 20
- August 21, 2017

In the new Coolpad Cool M7 is a 64 GB permanent and 4 GB of RAM. "We have always believed in launching products that start a trend in the market and Cool Play 6 is yet another victor from Coolpad ", James Du, Global CEO, Coolpad Group, told reporters. (more...)
Here's Where You Can Catch the Solar Eclipse in Chicago
- August 18, 2017

At 11 a.m., the Chicago Cubs' mascot, Clark, makes an appearance. The eclipse will start at 11:54 am. The block party kicks off with a "Mad Science" live show on stage at 10:30 a.m. Folks from Adler Planetarium will be handing out free eclipse glasses on Thursday in South Grant Park , "near the skate park", between 2 and 8 p.m. (more...)
BMW Z4 Roadster Concept Is Out and Looks Better Than Imagined BMW Z4 Roadster Concept Is Out and Looks Better Than Imagined
- August 18, 2017

Aside that imposing front grille, the headlights have been given an angrier look for a true shark-like face. At the rear, domes stretch out towards the back in order to integrate the rollover bars and give the roadster a sportier derriere . (more...)
Apple is reportedly investing $1 billion in original programming Apple is reportedly investing $1 billion in original programming
- August 17, 2017

The budget figure reported by the WSJ is about half of what HBO spent previous year, and is also around the same amount of what Amazon spent in 2013 when it announced it was going to create its own original shows , as pointed out by MacRumors . (more...)
Neo-nazi website is having problems finding a domain host Neo-nazi website is having problems finding a domain host
- August 16, 2017

GoDaddy's statement came after alt-right website The Daily Stormer published a vile post attacking Heather Heyer , the 32-year-old woman killed in Charlottesville , Virginia during an anti-racist protest this past weekend. "We are canceling Daily Stormer's registration with Google Domains for violating our terms of service", a spokesman for the company said Monday. (more...)
After Charlottesville, Mayor Looks Into Removing Baltimore's Confederate Monuments After Charlottesville, Mayor Looks Into Removing Baltimore's Confederate Monuments
- August 15, 2017

It usually takes a tragedy for there to be any substantive change around race in this country, and perhaps the death of Heather Heyer is the latest in that vein. "The president needs to condemn the violence and the hatred", Gray said. But we will also be able to add additional signage to give the statues the appropriate context and explain how they came to be and what was going on in Lexington at that time, ' Kay said. (more...)
Facebook Watch takes on YouTube, TV with original shows Facebook Watch takes on YouTube, TV with original shows
- August 10, 2017

Watch will appear on the same day as Snap reports its critical Q2 earnings - another twist in the ongoing battle between the media platforms. The social network's director of product Daniel Danker says that "watching video on Facebook has the incredible power to connect people, spark conversation, and foster community". (more...)
75th anniversary of Quit India Movement observed at Raj Bhavan 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement observed at Raj Bhavan
- August 10, 2017

The Prime Minister took to his Twitter handle to praise the sacrifices of all the bravehearts who were part of the movement to free India from the British rule. The remark was seen by political observers as an oblique reference to the role of VD Savarkar, who had opposed the Quit India movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi. (more...)
Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama
- August 10, 2017

Indian and Chinese troops have been embroiled in a seven-week confrontation on the Doklam plateau, claimed by both China and India's tiny ally, Bhutan. Modi refused to join President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road initiative to knit together Asia and beyond, making India the lone country to boycott a summit in May. (more...)
U.S. trade office will investigate Apple iPhone 7 imports U.S. trade office will investigate Apple iPhone 7 imports
- August 10, 2017

On July 6 Patently Apple posted a report titled " Qualcomm Files another Patent Infringement Complaint against Apple with International Trade Commission ". Apple , on the other hand, is getting support from other large tech firms, such as Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook, stating that a ban would not be good for customers. (more...)
We Could See Video Games as Part of the 2024 Summer Olympics We Could See Video Games as Part of the 2024 Summer Olympics
- August 10, 2017

The Paris bid team will be talking to eSports and the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) about the possibility of gaming joining the 2024 program. To this end, the three-time former Olympic champion in canoe-slalom, went on to state, "The youth, yes they are interested in e-sports and this kind of thing [gaming]". (more...)