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Aces Introduces Two New 360-Degree Cameras Aces Introduces Two New 360-Degree Cameras
- August 30, 2017

The Acer Holo360 is powered by Qualcomm's Connected Camera Platform and the Snapdragon 625 mobile processor which lets you directly share the pictures, videos on various social networks. Moreover, the company mentions that the camera can automatically trigger a recording that includes Global Positioning System coordinates and upload to the cloud whenever it detects an accident. (more...)
Logitech unveils new Logitech unveils new "no lag" keyboard and mouse
- August 30, 2017

Logitech has announced new entries in its popular lines of gaming mice and keyboards. It's the first gaming mouse to feature Logitech G's HERO sensor with exceptional accuracy and precision with sensitivity up to 12,000 DPI. In the United Kingdom the G603 costs £69.99 including tax and postage and is available immediately. That same Lightspeed tech is found in the Logitech G613 wireless mechanical keyboard . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 New Concept Teaser Reveals Launch Date Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 New Concept Teaser Reveals Launch Date
- August 30, 2017

Other than the date of launch, the company has also showcased a picture of the Mi MIX 2 and it suggests that the Xiaomi mobile is nearly bezel-less. Coming back to Mi Mix 2, it seems that phone would have higher screen-to-body ratio when compared with its predecessor. For better reference, the original Xiaomi Mi Mix was designed Phillippe Starck as well. (more...)
To understand Harvey's scale, you need a perspective from space To understand Harvey's scale, you need a perspective from space
- August 30, 2017

Credit: NASAAstronaut Jack Fischer tweeted this view of Hurricane Harvey from the International Space Station . NASA'S $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which is scheduled to launch in late 2018, is now at JSC for testing. (more...)
The new high-tech Bentley Continental GT is a thing of unrivalled beauty The new high-tech Bentley Continental GT is a thing of unrivalled beauty
- August 30, 2017

For example, the wood veneer of the dashboard revolves James-Bond-in-Goldfinger-style to reveal a 12.3-inch touchscreen or a set of three dials that give information about the vehicle. Electronically adjustable dampers also help with the ride, and Bentley has tried to keep unsprung weight to a minimum in the new vehicle by constructing the axles out of lightweight aluminium. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Trading Up - Short Interest Down by -7.60%
- August 30, 2017

State Of Tennessee Treasury Department who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $75.08B market cap company. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Com reported 47,408 shares. Blackrock Japan has 819,023 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Winslow Evans And Crocker Inc accumulated 1,800 shares. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Things you Need to Know About
- August 30, 2017

In July, the company cut the price to Rs 70,900 which shows a decrease of about Rs 4000 in the original price. Theres no question that the Galaxy Note8 is a great device, though many scoffed at the price - $930/£870/€999 is quite steep. (more...)
Farmers Rejoice! Ram Launches New 2018 Harvest Edition Farmers Rejoice! Ram Launches New 2018 Harvest Edition
- August 30, 2017

Considering the same family that owns Fiat Chrysler owns Case IH and New Holland parent company CNH Industrial, and both outfits are run by Sergio Marchionne, it's a clever example synergy. The bright chrome grille, bumpers, wheels, mirrors, door handles, and tail pipes flash up the truck a bit but are bound to get dirty if the truck is being used properly. (more...)
Harvey's impact at the gas pump
- August 30, 2017

Along the Gulf Coast, 45% of US oil refineries are located in Texas and Louisiana. Each penny increase in wholesale gasoline prices results in the nation paying about $4 million more per day. Drivers shouldn't expect the pain at the pump to go away anytime soon, even if the rainfall ceases in Texas. It's unclear how bad the damage to facilities along the state's Gulf Coast but preliminary signs indicate widespread losses, which will have big implications for the US economy and oil and gas ... (more...)
Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena
- August 29, 2017

Air Canada had previously been paying $4 million CAD per year for the naming rights, which it had acquired in 1999. That status paid off in a big way for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Tuesday afternoon. The MLSE deal is the third major arena naming rights pact for the Canadian bank, which also sponsors the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary and the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. (more...)
Intel Debuts Myriad X Vision Processing Unit for Neural Net Inferencing Intel Debuts Myriad X Vision Processing Unit for Neural Net Inferencing
- August 29, 2017

Introduction of the SoC closely follows release of the Movidius Neural Compute Stick in July, a USB-based offering "to make deep learning application development on specialized hardware even more widely available". A dedicated computer vision chip seems to be something that just about every electronic device could find a use for, but Intel's main pursuits for implementing Movidius Myriad chips are on drones , VR/AR headsets, robotics and smart cameras . (more...)
Porsche Cayenne luxury SUV ups the sport factor Porsche Cayenne luxury SUV ups the sport factor
- August 29, 2017

Its proportions amplified in the quest to SUV-ise sportscar lines, the rather "distinctive" third-generation Cayenne sits atop the very same underpinnings as the Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga , so it's no surprise to find numerous same sorts of equipment making its way into the Porsche - albeit with a slightly sportier gait for Stuttgart's SUV. (more...)
The Fallout 4 Creation Club goes live with $3 'Horse Armor' The Fallout 4 Creation Club goes live with $3 'Horse Armor'
- August 29, 2017

Mods are an aspect of gaming that console gamers have largely missed out on. Bethesda may have a tough time winning players over to Creation Club's premium model, especially when there are similar, free options for much of its early content. (more...)
Google Maps Parking Difficulty Feature Expanded, Find Parking Feature Added Google Maps Parking Difficulty Feature Expanded, Find Parking Feature Added
- August 29, 2017

Thankfully, Google is changing how to find parking with Google Maps update . Once you tap the icon, it will show you many parking lots and garages near your destination. Today the company announced that it has added Parking Difficulty rankings for 25 cities outside the USA, which are: Amsterdam, Alicante, Dusseldorf, Darmstadt, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Cologne, London, Malaga, Madrid, Manchester, Montreal, Milan, Munich, Moscow, Prague, Paris, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Stuttgart, ... (more...)
Google brings AR development to Android phones Google brings AR development to Android phones
- August 29, 2017

If you're not well-versed in the aforementioned acronyms, we've decoded them in a comprehensive guide to distorted realities . "Our goal with Tango was really to prove out the core technology and show the world that it's possible", Bavor told TechCrunch "Obviously others have started to invest in smartphone AR, our goal with Tango has always been to drive that capability into as many devices as possible". (more...)
Game Of Thrones Recap Podcast: Even When It's Good, It's Become Predictable
- August 29, 2017

Sadly, the eighth and final season is not expected to arrive until late 2018 or early 2019. Of course, fans have known for a while who Jon Snow's parents are, but with so many things to remember perhaps the showrunners felt that the general audience needed it slapped across their face. (more...)
Samsung to Spend $7 Billion to Boost Chip Output in China Samsung to Spend $7 Billion to Boost Chip Output in China
- August 29, 2017

Samsung will inject $2.3 billion in the second half of this year and the rest over the next three years. $7 billion is equivalent to amount of investment made into primary line. On July 4, Samsung Electronics began operating its semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, while also announcing that the company was considering expanding its production facilities in Xian. (more...)
Trai seeks views on sale of 5G services spectrum, other bands Trai seeks views on sale of 5G services spectrum, other bands
- August 29, 2017

Over the last seven years, the industry has spent a total of Rs. 356,137 crore for acquisition of 3128.5 MHz of spectrum across various bands. But with operators struggling with high debts accrued from the previous auctions and intense competition triggered by the entry of a new operator, the telecoms industry is opposing any sale of new airwaves before 2019. (more...)
Android Nougat comes to Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo in Canada
- August 29, 2017

The device was launched exactly 2 years ago with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on board but received an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow last year. This is because Samsung is preparing for the release of the Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy A and J series smartphones. (more...)
Mediatek unveils Helio P23 and P30 chipsets Mediatek unveils Helio P23 and P30 chipsets
- August 29, 2017

The company will be targeting both emerging and developed telecom markets. The Helio P23 and P30 chipsets will have software and hardware-backed dual-camera features that guarantee better photography experience. There is a dedicated Vision Processing Unit (VPU) on the Helio P30 clocked at 500MHz that takes the processing load off the CPU and GPU, thus decreases the power consumption by 1/10th percent. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi 4A is Now Available in 3GB RAM/32GB Storage Variant Xiaomi Redmi 4A is Now Available in 3GB RAM/32GB Storage Variant
- August 29, 2017

The smartphone will be available on all leading e-commerce websites such as Amazon , Flipkart , TataCliQ, Paytm and on the company's official website Mi.com starting August 31. In terms of photography, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), 5-element lens, an LED flash module, and full-HD (1080p) video recording support. (more...)
EU diplomat 'concerned' over Brexit progress EU diplomat 'concerned' over Brexit progress
- August 29, 2017

The bloc says that is impossible until there has been "sufficient progress" in agreeing terms of the divorce, including how much Britain must pay to settle its existing commitments to the EU. "Given that UK-EU combined import/export trade totaled 553 billion pounds (713 billion US dollars) past year, this certainty would be hugely advantageous for British businesses and consumers", said Starmer . (more...)
Google Mistake Results in Web Outage in Japan Google Mistake Results in Web Outage in Japan
- August 29, 2017

Errors in routing from BGP have periodically had broad impacts, including an instance in 2010 where as much as 15 percent of the world's internet traffic was redirected through China . We set wrong information for the network and, as a result, problems occurred. Google says it spotted and corrected the mistake in about 8 minutes, but by then damage was already done. (more...)
Destiny 2 Early Access Beta On PC Plagued With 'Saxophone' Error Destiny 2 Early Access Beta On PC Plagued With 'Saxophone' Error
- August 29, 2017

That is to say, the game will be locked to the region you've set your Battle.net account to by default, but will also allow you to flip between regions the same way Overwatch , Hearthstone etc do. Players who wish to change their Blizzard region may do so by closing the Destiny 2 application, visiting the Destiny 2 landing page in the Blizzard desktop application, and selecting their desired region from the drop down above "Play". (more...)
Performance line for Toyota brand? Performance line for Toyota brand?
- August 28, 2017

The upcoming Toyota sports vehicle, believed to revive the iconic 'Supra' nameplate, is expected to get a manual transmission and turbocharged V6 engine option when it goes on sale around 2019 - according to the latest rumours. The interior should borrow heavily from BMW's parts bin, while the exterior will adopt styling cues first previewed by the Toyota FT-1 concept. Toyota's skunkworks recently worked its magic on the Yaris GRMN , a new supercharged hot hatch that was launched earlier ... (more...)
Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset
- August 28, 2017

Unlike most of the other Windows Mixed Reality headset, it is also designed with a flip-up visor, allowing for convenient transitions to and out of the mixed reality world. The devices will work with PC systems that will start at $499. They'll eventually be offering PCs with those capable of 60 frames labeled as standard Mixed Reality PCs and those capable of 90 labeled as Mixed Reality Ultra. (more...)
Sonos looks ready to launch Amazon Alexa-controlled smart speaker Sonos looks ready to launch Amazon Alexa-controlled smart speaker
- August 28, 2017

Many major companies are now working on their own iterations of the product that Amazon can be credited for popularizing . It's impossible to say if Sonos is building-in Alexa but the company has been making moves as of late to play friendly with Amazon's voice platform and in the past voiced plans to build the voice control platform into its speakers. (more...)
Aerodynamic pack for 2018 Polestar S60/V60 Aerodynamic pack for 2018 Polestar S60/V60
- August 28, 2017

Currently, Volvo is focusing on introducing the XC40 SUV which will use the new CMA platform which is designed for their smaller cars. Starting from 2019, every Volvo will be electrified , while Polestar will become a standalone brand producing hybrid performance cars, led by former Chief of Design Thomas Ingenlath. (more...)
PlayStation VR Worlds Bundle Is Dropping in Price This Week PlayStation VR Worlds Bundle Is Dropping in Price This Week
- August 28, 2017

American and Canadian users can call it theirs for $399 Dollars / $499 CAD, respectively. Based on the facts and figures, the cost of the new bundle essentially grants players the PlayStation Camera at no additional charge. Lastly, if you've been waiting to get your hands on the Farpoint Aim Controller bundle, which includes the title Farpoint , as well as the Aim Controller, you'll now be able to grab it starting today. (more...)
Fitbit takes aim at Apple with new smartwatch launch Fitbit takes aim at Apple with new smartwatch launch
- August 28, 2017

Additional classic accessories for the Ionic will be sold separately for $29.95, with that price tag also being attached to the two-toned breathable Sport Band, Fitbit said, adding that its handmade Horween leather accessories will set you back $59.95 and be available in Midnight Blue and Cognac variants. (more...)