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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...)
Trump's Treasury Secretary asked to use a government plane for his honeymoon Trump's Treasury Secretary asked to use a government plane for his honeymoon
- September 15, 2017

Last month, watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) requested government records regarding the finances and goal of Mnuchin's trip to Lexington, Ky. A Republican close to the tax-reform effort said Mnuchin has had several similar awkward moments during private meetings on tax reform. Mnuchin's wife, actress Louise Linton , sparked a public furor after that trip when she chided a woman on Instagram who had accused Linton of flashing her wealth while ... (more...)
Analyst Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Analyst Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)
- September 13, 2017

TEVA closed trading yesterday at $18.50 and spiked up after market to $18.79, equivalent to a 20% increase from the previous day's closing price. The stock rose 2.70% or $0.5 reaching $19 per share. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "buy" rating and set a $28.00 price target (down from $43.00) on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. (more...)
Porsche Cayenne Turbo revealed Porsche Cayenne Turbo revealed
- September 13, 2017

That marks an improvement of 30 hp and 14 lb-ft over the previous model , which packed a twin-turbo 4.8-liter V-8. The new eight-speed Tiptronic S converts both into acceleration and speed by means of the active all-wheel drive Porsche Traction Management (PTM). (more...)
5 takeaways from Seahawks win over Packers 5 takeaways from Seahawks win over Packers
- September 12, 2017

Now, a return trip to Lambeau Field serves as the first regular-season outing for Lacy with his new team. It is just one game , but if the Packers get this type of pass rush from their defensive front throughout the season , it will be tough for opposing offenses to get going. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 Could See Prolonged Shipping Delays Over Production Glitches
- September 09, 2017

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus retained the megapixel count, with the larger sibling sporting two 12MP sensors for its dual rear camera setup. Previous rumours have pointed towards the iPhone 8 , or iPhone X as it may be known, going on sale on 22nd September. (more...)
LA Noire gets revamped for current-gen consoles and VR LA Noire gets revamped for current-gen consoles and VR
- September 08, 2017

It has native 1080p for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and runs in 4K on the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X . There are new high resolution textures, cinematic camera angles, and lighting and cloud enhancements. Noire" website . Re-releasing this year, LA Noire will be hitting the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch . Yes, you read that right: a Rockstar game is getting a release on a Nintendo console. (more...)
The Witcher Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Video The Witcher Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Video
- September 06, 2017

The video is a nice touch to mark an important date in the Witcher calendar and the inclusion of so many fan favorite characters is great. For the first time in YouTube history, the comments section is an outpouring of love and affection for the series and its developers - you are unlikely to find that's the case for 99% of developers in the industry. (more...)
Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns amid speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns amid speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle
- September 06, 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to be divested of the Defence Ministry portfolio, of which he is holding additional charge. Existing ministers Dharmendra Pradhan (petroleum) and Piyush Goyal (power), who have independent charge of their respective ministries, may be elevated to Cabinet positions. (more...)
Bucs trade JJ Wilcox to Steelers for 2018 sixth-round pick Bucs trade JJ Wilcox to Steelers for 2018 sixth-round pick
- September 05, 2017

In Wilcox, the Steelers get a reliable third safety with starter's experience. Ward had been scheduled to make a non-guaranteed $4.5 million with the Broncos in the final year of the four-year contract he signed in 2014 but was cut after three seasons. (more...)
Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return to Earth Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return to Earth
- September 03, 2017

EDT and land in Kazakhstan at 9:22 p.m. (7:22 a.m. September 3, Kazakhstan time). During the change-of-command ceremony, Bresnik took over from Yurchikhin, who presented him with a symbolic "key to the space station". They have been at the Space Station for over nine months. Fellow expedition crew member cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin has clocked up 673 days in space after five flights. (more...)
Latest update of Microsoft Windows 10 to be released Oct.2017 Latest update of Microsoft Windows 10 to be released Oct.2017
- September 02, 2017

Among the few it mentioned, Windows Story Remix will allow users automatically turn a collage of images into a cohesive narrative. Microsoft announced their new Windows 10 Mixed Reality initiative for the home computing platform. The update also comes with some improvements to Windows Ink, allowing you to mark up PDF files in the Edge browser. Unfortunately, the new release won't include one of the more exciting features that Microsoft has planned. (more...)
Kenya leader disagrees with, respects ruling Kenya leader disagrees with, respects ruling
- September 02, 2017

Odinga's lawyers told the apex court the result declaration forms without security features were falsified and the results contained in them should equally be dismissed. "The court's independent review has demonstrated Kenya's resilient democracy and commitment to the rule of law", they said. "They have committed criminal acts". (more...)