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How to preorder the Apple TV 4K How to preorder the Apple TV 4K
- September 12, 2017

The Vudu app finally launched for Apple TV (one way the device could stream 4k/HDR), and Amazon Video is expected to expand features on iOS devices (you still can't purchase titles on the app) and launch on Apple TV (we've been waiting a long time for this). (more...)
Billions Of Devices At Risk From Bluetooth Flaws — Blueborne Attacks Billions Of Devices At Risk From Bluetooth Flaws — Blueborne Attacks
- September 12, 2017

Armis warns of attacks that combine physical presence with the BlueBorne flaws. It can spread through the air (airborne) and attacks devices via Bluetooth. It could also change data in transit. The Android implementation is vulnerable to the same attack. The researchers consider three of the flaws to be critical. (more...)
Apple researching whether its smartwatch can be used to detect heart problems Apple researching whether its smartwatch can be used to detect heart problems
- September 12, 2017

Apple rival Fitbit has already revealed it's in the early stages of exploring how its PurePulse heart rate sensor can detect atrial fibrillation, too. If the Apple Watch proves effective as a tool for screening heart patients, it would propel it to a "must have", rather than "nice to have" device for many. (more...)
Destiny 2 Raid Power Level 260-280, Says Luke Smith Destiny 2 Raid Power Level 260-280, Says Luke Smith
- September 12, 2017

Destiny 2 has been out for less than a week, but players are already looking forward to the launch of the game's first Raid , " Leviathan ", this week. As before, there is no matchmaking, but all end-game activities will benefit from the new Guided Games system, which allows players to join up with Clans who are advertising for open spots in an upcoming session. (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro's Narrow-Looking Front Panel Leaks Huawei Mate 10 Pro's Narrow-Looking Front Panel Leaks
- September 12, 2017

In terms of design, the front panel looks of the device looks the same as it did in another image that was leaked a few days ago. The Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro will probably share the same specs, or their specs will, at the very least, be extremely similar. (more...)
Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long
- September 12, 2017

A number of activities-and their corresponding rewards-are tied to the weekly reset. Developer Bungie has confirmed that players on PS4 and Xbox One will not be able to connect for three hours while they fix a few things, just one week after the game was released. (more...)
BlackBerry confirms Priv will not get Android Nougat BlackBerry confirms Priv will not get Android Nougat
- September 12, 2017

The BlackBerry Priv comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and is run by the Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor with the help of 3 GB RAM. On a lighter note, Thurber re-confirmed that the TCL-made KEYone is on a path to receive Oreo, but there is not yet a date for this. The current Blackberry hardware strategy of having TCL create and manufacture Blackberry handset adds an extra layer of complexity to the Android update process. (more...)
Fortnite Channels PUBG with Battle Royale Mode Fortnite Channels PUBG with Battle Royale Mode
- September 12, 2017

With updates and new features coming left, right, and centre, the latest update is set to bring a pretty familiar game mode to the action-building game. Current owners of the game can play play Battle Royale in the special Public Test which is set to run from now until launch. "A few months ago Epic's Unreal Tournament team began experimenting with the mode while the original Fortnite team kept updating the core game". (more...)
IPhone X wireless charging accessory not ready for launch
- September 12, 2017

According to Kuo, Apple is awaiting "technological breakthroughs" before it is able to ramp up production of its own accessory. Apple officially joined the Wireless Power Consortium earlier this year, which defines standards so that various wireless chargers can work with each other. (more...)
Okami HD announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC Okami HD announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
- September 12, 2017

Okami has been considered one of Capcom's greatest games. Players can also change the aspect ratio to the original releases 4:3, and the mini-games that used to be on the loading screen of the PS2 original will be making a return. Originally developed by Hideki Kamiya's Clover Studio and released on PlayStation 2 in 2006, it was highly praised for its handsome Japanese-style music and visuals. (more...)
Qualcomm claims Android always beats the iPhone to new features
- September 12, 2017

Inventions from Qualcomm lay the foundation for so many technologies and experiences we value in our smartphones today - on Android and other platforms . Overall, the company's core point does ring loud - Android phones have been the first to launch a lot of industry-first technology. But Apple's response is always that it doesn't aim to be first and that it only ships features when they're up to the company's standards. (more...)
Two reasons why Democrats should smile about Trump's weakness Two reasons why Democrats should smile about Trump's weakness
- September 12, 2017

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin (c.) and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) of California (r.) walk to the chamber on September 8 where the House voted overwhelmingly to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Trump, overcoming conservative objections to linking the emergency legislation to a temporary increase in America's borrowing authority. (more...)
Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear programme
- September 12, 2017

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules. A working group would be set up to speed up talks on how to ensure that the envisioned projects would not hurt their respective legal stances, the official said . 8, 2017. The clash was ignited by the deployment of a USA missile defense system aimed at countering possible attacks from North Korea. South Korean media earlier this week reported that a North Korean ICBM appeared to be on the move , and CNN cited ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8, S8
- September 12, 2017

Additional offers include a Rs. 4,000 cash back on using HDFC Credit cards. The phone also has the IP68 rating for making it water resistant and dust resistant. Despite having a price-tag that's considerably higher than the Galaxy S8 Plus, which can now be purchased unlocked for $750 and up, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is worth the added cost, according to some reviews. (more...)
Has $250.08 Million Holdings in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)
- September 12, 2017

AMN Healthcare had 4 analyst reports since January 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays PLC reissued an "underweight" rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. (more...)
Tag: mi notebook pro Tag: mi notebook pro
- September 12, 2017

Although just like the Mi Notebook a year ago, this time around to Xiaomi seems to have used a TN screen, which has poorer colour reproduction and viewing angles compared to the IPS screens, on the Mi Notebook Pro. The laptop comes out with a backlit keyboard which is 19% larger than the MacBook pro. Xiaomi says the laptop comes with 60Wh battery that supports quick charge technology as well. (more...)
The The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Issues Earnings Results The The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Issues Earnings Results
- September 12, 2017

The number of shares that were traded during the day was 0.51 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 0.62 million shares a day. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,600 shares of the company's stock worth $545,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy race auto previews new EV race series Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy race auto previews new EV race series
- September 12, 2017

Up to 20 electric I-PACE racecars will be on the grid in the centre of 10 races in global cities such as Hong Kong, Paris, Sao Paolo and NY, giving future Formula E stars the chance to race in the world-first series. At this point, electric racing is still in its early stages and has yet to attract the kind of attention that Formula 1 and NASCAR get. The race series will have all drivers driving the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy racecars. (more...)
Facebook tests Instant Video downloading over Wi-Fi to save your data Facebook tests Instant Video downloading over Wi-Fi to save your data
- September 12, 2017

Facebook is betting big on video and as such is testing a feature that should make it easier for folks to watch content. Facebook Instant Articles feature already loads much faster than mobile websites to prevent users dropping off waiting for a publisher's articles to appear. (more...)
SC seeks Centre, CBI's response on father's probe plea SC seeks Centre, CBI's response on father's probe plea
- September 12, 2017

Two staff members of the Ryan International School including the northern zone head Francis Thomas have been arrested. The management of the school has made a decision to keep all campuses of the school in the city closed till Tuesday. Hundreds of parents on Sunday staged a protest outside the school for a CBI probe , a demand which the Haryana government was inclined to accept as a government committee reported "security loopholes" in the school. (more...)
Spacecraft Cassini's last days Spacecraft Cassini's last days
- September 12, 2017

In addition to downloading this data, the space agency will analyze telemetry and tracking information from Cassini to confirm that it is on course. Cassini launched back in 1997 and is scheduled to plunge into Saturn's atmosphere later this week, marking the end of its epic mission spent studying Saturn, its rings and its many satellites. (more...)
Zoo Miami Has Secured Its Animals in Special Bunkers For Hurricane Irma Zoo Miami Has Secured Its Animals in Special Bunkers For Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

Many of them have been temporarily relocated to a reinforced building on the zoo site, where they will stay until the hurricane - which made landfall Sunday and is now battering the state's south - has passed. US News & World Report said that the Miami Zoo had to take special care to secure some of its animals because they're endangered species. Moving wild animals, however, poses its own dangers. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Adding New Weapon and Fog Effect PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Adding New Weapon and Fog Effect
- September 12, 2017

The new patch will also add a foggy weather mechanic to the game, which will make environmental awareness even more crucial for top tier play while also improving the game's overall aesthetic presentation. The fog may not sound like a big change, but it will certainly be entertaining to watch players get used to it. As anyone who's played PUBG knows, being able to spot an enemy before they spot you is the difference between winning and losing, so it should add an interesting wrinkle to the ... (more...)
Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) To Goldman Sachs Boosts Rating On GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) To "Neutral"
- September 12, 2017

Over the past five trading sessions it is 11.4%; 0.98% for the month; 22.58% for the last quarter; 28.73% for the past six-months; and -24.45% for the last 12 months. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 59,343 shares of the company's stock worth $482,000 after acquiring an additional 813 shares during the last quarter. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . (more...)
Climate change's role in fiercer storms undeniable | Letters Climate change's role in fiercer storms undeniable | Letters
- September 12, 2017

The storm has weakened as it moves north along the west coast of Florida, but it has still created devastation in its wake . Over 6 million people have been affected. We dont yet know the extent of toxic spills into the air and water, and public health is at risk. A part of supporting impacted people means getting serious about why storms like Harvey, Sandy and Katrina and other weather extremes continue to happen with increasing intensity. (more...)
North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of United Nations sanctions vote
- September 12, 2017

Recent months have seen an alarming escalation in tensions between the isolated Korean state and the USA, with Pyongyang launching increasingly ambitious missile tests and Mr Trump promising "fire and fury" in response. Some observers say the USA could then lay the blame on them and launch tough unilateral sanctions against the North, including a secondary boycott. Pyongyang said it "has developed and perfected the super-powerful thermonuclear weapon as a means to deter the ever-increasing ... (more...)
Kid Rock slams media, 'extreme left' and Al Sharpton Kid Rock slams media, 'extreme left' and Al Sharpton
- September 11, 2017

Pay NO attention to the garbage the extreme left is trying to create! Sharpton's National Action Network took issue with Kid Rock's support of Trump, the appearance of Confederate flags during some of his concerts, and attacks against national anthem protests . (more...)
Kenny Chesney Creates Hurricane Irma Relief Foundation Kenny Chesney Creates Hurricane Irma Relief Foundation
- September 11, 2017

He described the devastation to HLN's Robin Meade, saying his home was "simply gone", but the people in the area are more important to him. "So many people are displaced". That's the thing I'm most proud of is my island family has a lot of heart, we're going to recover ... but it's going to take a lot of help". He is also planning other relief to help the island's rebuilding efforts. (more...)
Amazon's new flagship Fire TV looks like a square Echo Dot Amazon's new flagship Fire TV looks like a square Echo Dot
- September 11, 2017

It would also handle 4K HDR video at a smooth 60 frames per second, and would have control over your home theater gear as you do with existing high-end Fire TV models. The most exciting device will be the new flagship Fire TV with built-in Alexa. The new dongle, which looks like a square-version of Google's Chromecast , will be less powerful than the current top-of-the line Fire TV, with 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, and a 1.5 GHz processor. (more...)
NASA captures significant solar flare NASA captures significant solar flare
- September 11, 2017

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured dramatic images of a significant solar flare that peaked at 12:06 p.m. EDT Sunday. The flare was one of three X-category flares - the largest type of flare - observed over 48 hour period. "We can only observe about 1/250th of the solar surface at any one time using the Swedish Solar Telescope, so to be in the right place at the right time requires a lot of luck". (more...)