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Google will unveil the Pixel 2 on 5 October, probably Google will unveil the Pixel 2 on 5 October, probably
- August 26, 2017

It is expected to have bigger top and bottom bezels. NOTORIOUS TISPER Evan Blass has "confirmed" that the Google will launch the Pixel 2 (and likely Pixel XL 2 ) on 5 October. Google gave Apple a lot of grief previous year for removing the port and even included that in their marketing. Those in glass houses... This has been seen evidently from Apple's corner and we feel that if the tech giant is going to be giving special attention to the Pixel 2 XL , then there are several things it ... (more...)
PV Sindhu Assures India Of Medal By Booking Semifinals Spot PV Sindhu Assures India Of Medal By Booking Semifinals Spot
- August 26, 2017

Since then, Indian women have ensured they do not return empty handed from the annual event. Stuffing his racket into his bag, Srikanth stayed back at the venue to watch PV Sindhu assure herself a third World championship medal. The next opponent for Srikanth will be South Korean top seed Son Wan Ho , who edged past Thai 11th seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-18, 21-13. Munching on a chocolate, Kidambi Srikanth tells us that his world hasn't come to a standstill. (more...)
Samsung TV owners furious after software update leaves sets unusable Samsung TV owners furious after software update leaves sets unusable
- August 26, 2017

For everyone's sakes, you've got to hope they didn't leave the channel on Magic TV before applying the update: these people have suffered enough. We've spoken to Samsung and it's told us that fewer than 200 TVs are affected and that it's limited to the UK. (more...)
Microbes Could Turn Astronaut Pee into Plastic and Nutrients Microbes Could Turn Astronaut Pee into Plastic and Nutrients
- August 26, 2017

It features almost 9,400 presentations on a wide range of science topics. "Atom economy will become really important". The solution offered by the researchers would thus, not only be a core answer to the spare parts problem, but also a more useful alternative to dumping astronaut waste into space. (more...)
Global stocks edge higher ahead of key Jackson Hole events Global stocks edge higher ahead of key Jackson Hole events
- August 25, 2017

In early trading, Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 7,408.39. The dollar index , which tracks the United States currency against a basket of six other major currencies, gained 0.08 per cent to 93.22 after falling 0.4 per cent on Wednesday. (more...)
All Monster Hunter World DLC Will Be Free
- August 25, 2017

He highlighted modern consoles' almost constant connection to the Internet as a reason the studio will be able to send new limited-time quests online. One weapon type might allow your character to roll to the side with the dodge button, while another might switch the dodge button to allow your character to hop to the side instead. (more...)
Mets' Michael Conforto (shoulder) may require surgery Mets' Michael Conforto (shoulder) may require surgery
- August 25, 2017

For a team that was slated to make a run at the playoffs, Conforto's spot on the Mets was in jeopardy after a hard sophomore slump a year ago that saw him demoted to triple-A. If Conforto is indeed done for the year, he finishes 2017 with a.279/.384/.555 slash while recording 27 taters, 68 RBI, and 72 runs scored over 440 plate appearances. (more...)
Black BlackBerry Keyone lands at AT&T on September 1 Black BlackBerry Keyone lands at AT&T on September 1
- August 25, 2017

The all-black KEYone version launched in India with upgraded specs including 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, so who knows maybe USA customers will be able to get the better-specced model from AT&T. The Space Black color of the Keyone is exclusive to AT&T in the US. AT&T's pricing for the KEYone will be set at $16.67 per month for 30 months on AT&T Next. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Come With This Big Update Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Come With This Big Update
- August 25, 2017

Rumours and speculations regarding upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 have started to appear online disclosing their features. The case will certainly receive mixed feelings from users and enthusiasts since the case is no match to lustrous and shiny back and front panel of the Galaxy Note 8, however, it does impart durable and water and stain resistant properties to the smartphone. (more...)
Android Oreo may soon get support for custom themes without rooting Android Oreo may soon get support for custom themes without rooting
- August 25, 2017

If you can't wait for this new OS update to install on your HTC smartphone, there is a quick guide available from where you can learn about installing this new OS to your Android smartphone and you can even download the entire OS from there. (more...)
Motorola Moto X4 Undergoes FCC Certification; Full Specs Appear Motorola Moto X4 Undergoes FCC Certification; Full Specs Appear
- August 25, 2017

The listing (via The Leaker) reveals a model number XT-1900-1 and the device FCC ID is IHDT56WK1. The FCC documentation has shed light on its key specs as well. Both the sensors will sport 12-megapixel sensors, with one being used for capturing monochrome, while the other will be used to capture RGB colours. Selfie and video calling duties are handled by a 16-megapixel wide-angle lens up front. (more...)
Secret of Mana Remake Announced for PS4, PSVita and PC Secret of Mana Remake Announced for PS4, PSVita and PC
- August 25, 2017

Originally lanched in 1993 for NES, Secret of Mana is the sequel to Seiken Densetsu, which has been released recently under the name of Adventures of Mana. Secret of Mana comes to PS4 and PS Vita on February 15, 2018. Those who pre-order on the PlayStation Store will receive special character costumes: "Moogle Suit" for Randi, Primm and Popoi, "Tiger Two-Piece" for Primm and "Tiger Suit" for Randi and Popoi, as well as three PSN avatars. (more...)
Android 8.0 dit Oreo placé en orbite par Google Android 8.0 dit Oreo placé en orbite par Google
- August 25, 2017

Pour l'instant, seuls ceux qui disposent d'un smartphone avec Android Oreo peuvent envoyer et surtout voir ces nouveaux emojis sur leur smartphone . Il propose la fonctionnalité " picture in picture " qui permet d'afficher deux apps simultanément ou encore un système de notifications interactives affichées sous forme de petits points sur les icônes d'apps. (more...)
Green light for wi-fi controlled driverless lorries trial Green light for wi-fi controlled driverless lorries trial
- August 25, 2017

Firstly a row of lorries driving closer together would allow for the leading lorry to push air out of the way. DAF has been working on the technology for some time, and has been awarded the contract for the trials, which will be monitored and evaluated by the independent Transport Research Laboratory . (more...)
3700-year-old Babylonian stone tablet code finally cracked 3700-year-old Babylonian stone tablet code finally cracked
- August 25, 2017

The astonishing claim is based on a 3,700-year-old clay tablet inscribed with a table of numbers. The tablet - a small clay slab known as Plimpton 322 - was discovered in the early 20th century in southern Iraq, and now resides in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University in NY. (more...)
A cheaper Galaxy Note 8 could be coming A cheaper Galaxy Note 8 could be coming
- August 25, 2017

Samsung responded by subjecting new phones to multiple inspections, including X-rays and stress tests at extreme temperatures. There is also a 3300mAh battery that supports fast charging and also supports wired and wireless charge . Former Note 7 owners in the U.S. who had to return beloved phone in can get up to $425 off the Note 8, when they trade in whatever they're now using. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity LP
- August 25, 2017

It has underperformed by 37.94% the S&P500. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board increased Argan Inc (AGX) stake by 20.27% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 3rd. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2016 Q4. It dropped, as 64 investors sold ETP shares while 157 reduced holdings. (more...)
Samus Returns Gets an Overview Trailer Detailing Samus' Powerful Abilities — Metroid Samus Returns Gets an Overview Trailer Detailing Samus' Powerful Abilities — Metroid
- August 25, 2017

Along with that, we get a close look at all of the abilities and weapons Samus will have at her disposal over the course of the game, including a closer look at the combat and gameplay in Metroid: Samus Returns . Following the Gamescom presentation today Nintendo has now released an overview trailer, which you can view above. The description of the game should certainly ring some bells: "Welcome to Planet SR388, a world of subterraneous labyrinths, vicious alien lifeforms, mysterious ... (more...)
Reasons to Try the Call of Duty: WWII Beta Reasons to Try the Call of Duty: WWII Beta
- August 25, 2017

The PC Gaming channel is presented by Intel's Game Dev program. Weekend 2 will be available for both PlayStation 4 & Xbox One users and will start at September 01 10 AM Pacific Time. Follow the instructions there. Roughly four hours after the beta went live on PlayStation 4, WWII briefly had the most viewers on Twitch, with over 110,000 people watching the next installment in the Call of Duty franchise. (more...)
Samsung to launch next-gen Gear S smartwatch at IFA 2017
- August 25, 2017

There is no official announcement yet from Samsung as to a new wearable , but apparently their own website didn't get the memo. The last such member of the family, the Gear S3 , was officially announced at the IFA trade show in August 2016, and launched in November. (more...)
Astronomers capture detailed images of distant star Astronomers capture detailed images of distant star
- August 25, 2017

From a whopping 620-light-years away, astronomers working with the European Southern Observatory imaged the red giant Antares in unprecedented detail. As noted, it is also the most-detailed map of any star beyond our Solar System to date. "Before, we just saw the temperature of the surface of the star, and how it may be different on one part or another part", University of MI astronomer John Monnier, not involved in the study, tells Doris Elin Salazar at Space.com. (more...)
Samsung's new Gear VR is built for the big Galaxy Note 8
- August 25, 2017

Now that pre-orders are open, it's time to check out the best accessories for the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung's new flagship has some serious talents - not least its shiny new dual-camera rig - but it has a serious price tag to match. They both feature a Snapdragon 835 processor on the inside, but the Galaxy Note 8 offers 6GB of RAM, as opposed to the 4GB of RAM included with the Galaxy S8+. (more...)
SoftBank Finalizes $4.4 Billion WeWork Investment SoftBank Finalizes $4.4 Billion WeWork Investment
- August 25, 2017

Rumors that WeWork could bring on this much funding started spreading in February. $1.4 billion investment in three newly created companies (previously announced), each controlled and managed by local WeWork management teams, which will fund WeWork's expansion in China (WeWork China), Japan (WeWork Japan) and Southeast Asia and Korea (WeWork Pacific), respectively. (more...)
Smuggler's Run Update Teased in New Trailer Smuggler's Run Update Teased in New Trailer
- August 25, 2017

Smuggler's Run will let you dominate the air corridors above Los Santos and Blaine County and gives you shiny new choppers and aircraft to make it happen. Throw in some sniper action from helicopters and sky-diving in night-vision gear and this looks set to be an explosive new update. Expect a few new four wheeled vehicles over coming weeks, plus new competitive Adversary Modes and the return of GTA Online holiday celebrations including fun new stuff for Halloween, the December Holidays ... (more...)
Overwatch update to let Mercy resurrect players as a regular move Overwatch update to let Mercy resurrect players as a regular move
- August 25, 2017

The new Ultimate, Valkyrie , will temporarily let her fly, extend the reach of her healing and damaging beams, have a shorter cooldown on Resurrect , increase the strength of Caduceus Blaster , and allow her to be able to fly to the aid of heroes further away. (more...)
Samsung's New Smartwatch Possibly One For Swimmers
- August 25, 2017

The Gear Sport looks kind of identical to the existing Samsung Gear smartwatches. As per GSM Arena's report , the display will still be a 1.5-inch 216×432 pixel resolution screen and will also feature Tizen OS. The overall look of the body, however, still retains its charm from the Fit 2. A visitor holds a Samsung Gear S smartwatch at the IFA consumer technology fair in Berlin, September 5, 2014. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Teaser Takes A Jab At Samsung Huawei Mate 10 Teaser Takes A Jab At Samsung
- August 24, 2017

The image comes to us courtesy of Huawei Australia who had tweeted the image with the caption #beyondthegalaxy above a yet unspecified model. As Huawei is working on its next flagship which is Mate 10 . As reported by GSMArena , the company branded the product as "the device worth waiting for". The video basically shows a montage of the dual rear camera setup which will be seen on the Mate 10 . (more...)
Pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to begin September 1 Pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to begin September 1
- August 24, 2017

Samsung has unveiled in NY the Galaxy Note 8 , its latest flagship smartphone with a price tag of Euro 999. It is available for pre-order, it will go on sale from 15 September. The Galaxy Note 8 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with proprietary Samsung features , such as Bixby , the digital assistant . For its brains, the Samsung Galaxy NOte 8 comes with a few options. (more...)
SpaceX to launch satellite, re-land booster rocket at 2:50 pm SpaceX to launch satellite, re-land booster rocket at 2:50 pm
- August 24, 2017

SpaceX on Thursday launched the first satellite designed and built entirely in Taiwan, a spacecraft that aims to boost disaster forecasts and mapping, environmental observation and space research. Following the launch, SpaceX will once again attempt to land the rocket's booster on a barge in the Pacific Ocean. Two of those boosters have been relaunched successfully already, and a third launch of a used rocket is planned for September. (more...)
Nikon D850 is here with 45.7MP Full Frame sensor, 4K video Nikon D850 is here with 45.7MP Full Frame sensor, 4K video
- August 24, 2017

Over the past few years the Japanese multinational brand, Nikon is doing wonderfully great in its DSLR lineup devices. The new Nikon camera offers the same 153-point AF system as its sibling, the D5, with sensitivity down to -4EV at its central point. (more...)