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Google Assistant is definitely part of Bose's new QC35 headphones Google Assistant is definitely part of Bose's new QC35 headphones
- September 21, 2017

Even if you don't use Google Assistant , the same button can still be used to adjust the level of the headphones' noise cancelling levels. - Stay connected to what matters: Hear your incoming messages, calendar events and more, automatically, right from your headphones. (more...)
Here's What You Need To Know About Huawei Mate 10 Lite Here's What You Need To Know About Huawei Mate 10 Lite
- September 21, 2017

VentureBeat's Evan Blass has revealed that the Huawei Mate 10 Lite is now codenamed as Rhone and it will have a total of four cameras on board. It also has a superior 83% screen-to-body ratio, which means that the users will have a better wide-screen view of movies. (more...)
Apple's AirPower Mat Doesn't Support Apple Watch Series 3 Predecessors Apple's AirPower Mat Doesn't Support Apple Watch Series 3 Predecessors
- September 21, 2017

It's got an LTE connection, meaning you can make phone calls from your watch without having a phone on your hip. The problem was highlighted by The Verge's Lauren Goode , who noticed that the Watch kept latch onto unknown Wi-Fi networks when out and about and cutting the cellular connection as a result. (more...)
Scientists claim extinct 'Pac-man' frog was dinosaur killer Scientists claim extinct 'Pac-man' frog was dinosaur killer
- September 21, 2017

The recent analysis showed the species is unique because, unlike most amphibians, it has a powerful bite force that rivals many mammalian predators. Finally, based on their scaling relationship, the scientists estimated the bite force of the giant Beelzebufo . (more...)
Windows 10 Creators Update improves quality, lowers customer support calls Windows 10 Creators Update improves quality, lowers customer support calls
- September 21, 2017

Microsoft has come along with many such updates among which three updates are major, such as; Creators Update , November Update , and Anniversary Update . Fixed an issue where expand.exe couldn't expand CABs that contained Japanese characters in the file name. Microsoft has also created a fix for a bug that affected Windows Insiders with the Surface Pro 3, which were rendered "unbootable" after last week's build for the fast and slow rings. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds More Playable Characters, Including Tien and Yamcha Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds More Playable Characters, Including Tien and Yamcha
- September 21, 2017

Not to mention several other villains are back into the fray too. Well, there will be a story mode within the game, and the Japanese company has made a decision to tease it. Android 21 is a "mysterious scientist" known for possessing the same knowledge as Dr. Gero, creator of the Androids. Dragon Ball FighterZ will be heading to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in February 2018. (more...)
Redmi Note 4 Discounts and Other Xiaomi Product Offers on Flipkart, Amazon Redmi Note 4 Discounts and Other Xiaomi Product Offers on Flipkart, Amazon
- September 21, 2017

Lenovo has today launched a new variant of its recently launched Lenovo K8 Plus smartphone in India at Rs 10,999.The new variant comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and it is available exclusively on Flipkart . 2,000. The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has set new benchmarks in the sub-Rs 6,000 segment with its features, and metal unibody design. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB through a dedicated microSD card. (more...)
Volvo XC40 unveiled globally, India launch likely in 2018 Volvo XC40 unveiled globally, India launch likely in 2018
- September 21, 2017

The completely new model is Volvo's first compact SUV , and will rival the likes of the BMW X1 , Audi Q3 and Mercedes GLA. The imposing front-end, with the trademark grille design and "Thor's Hammer" LED lights, features, as does a clamshell bonnet. (more...)
New Bible-based claim says world will end this week New Bible-based claim says world will end this week
- September 21, 2017

Meade bases his ideas in the belief that "Planet X" - which has been denounced as a hoax by NASA - is set to pass Earth on September 23 , triggering with it a series of volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and earthquakes. NASA, ever the watchful guardian of insane astronomical claims, has updated a post dating from 2009 that explains Nibiru is a recurring element in stories about the end of the world. (more...)
Tata Nexon subcompact SUV launched at Rs 5.85 lakh Tata Nexon subcompact SUV launched at Rs 5.85 lakh
- September 21, 2017

It will be interesting to see how aggressively Tata Motors prices the vehicle in India, however, we expect the company to launch the auto with a sticker price of INR 6.49 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base variant , with the range topping model costing around INR 10 lakh (ex-showroom). (more...)
Nokia 8 will be Launched in India During Next Week Nokia 8 will be Launched in India During Next Week
- September 21, 2017

Though Nokia 8 isn't explicitly mentioned in the invite, it is safe to assume that HMD Global is bringing its latest phone to India. Nokia 8 is expected to be available in India before Diwali. Nokia 8 has a 5.3-inch 2K display and it runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat. On the front, it has a 13MP secondary camera with Phase detection autofocus, 78.4˚ lens, f/2,0 aperture and display flash. (more...)
The $999 Apple iPhone X Is A Bargain, Says Tim Cook
- September 21, 2017

After all, the 64GB version of iPhone X costs $999. Here's what is being said. The iPhone X is 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm and 174g, while the iPhone 8 is 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm and 148g. This is another area where there's a big difference between the phones, as while they both have 12MP cameras , the iPhone X has two, while the iPhone 8 has just one. (more...)
Tesla Stock: A High Risk Bet Or An Attractive Investment? Tesla Stock: A High Risk Bet Or An Attractive Investment?
- September 21, 2017

TSLA has been the topic of a number of research reports. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Citing these concerns, Jefferies cut Tesla to a sell, and reduced its price target to $280, which represents a 27.2 percent decline from Monday's close. (more...)
IOS 11's Control Center buttons don't fully turn off Bluetooth or WiFi IOS 11's Control Center buttons don't fully turn off Bluetooth or WiFi
- September 21, 2017

In iOS 11 , Apple lets you disconnect devices or disconnect from networks by toggling off those two buttons from within the Control Center. However they note that Bluetooth and WiFi will continue to be available for use with certain features of the iOS device, such as AirDrop, AirPlay, Apple Pencil, Apple Watch , Continuity features, like Handoff and Instant Hotspot, Instant Hotspot, and Location Services. (more...)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Liberty Global plc (LBTYA)
- September 21, 2017

Zacks Investment Research downgraded Liberty Global PLC from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. (more...)
Tim Cook reckons $999 is a value price for the iPhone X Tim Cook reckons $999 is a value price for the iPhone X
- September 21, 2017

They have great jobs. "They have jobs. They pay taxes". But Tim Cook thinks DACA is their most important battle yet. This is: 'Are we human? "I am personally shocked that there's even a discussion of this", Cook said. Certainly, during the keynote last week, Apple execs highlighted how many formerly independent gadgets - like MP3 players and standalone cameras - the iPhone had absorbed and replaced over the years. (more...)
Apple CEO wishes everyone loved America like 'Dreamers' do Apple CEO wishes everyone loved America like 'Dreamers' do
- September 21, 2017

The iPhone X won't be released at the same time as the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which will start shipping on 22 September. Ever since its launch, the iPhone X, like all other iPhones ahead of it, has been generating a lot of interest, mainly because of its price, which happens to be the highest till date for any smartphone- United States dollars 999. (more...)
Apple Stock Falls as Series 3 Watch Connectivity Issues Come to Light Apple Stock Falls as Series 3 Watch Connectivity Issues Come to Light
- September 21, 2017

You can also run into trouble while roaming, particularly internationally. Mr Williams said Apple Watch Series 3 was the device fans had been calling for. It hasn't made me throw my phone out, but now I walk the dog and run out for coffee without it, because I can even pay from my wrist. In addition, Series 3 is now equipped with barometric altimeter that measures elevation so it can count the flights of stairs you have climbed. (more...)
New iPhone Face ID Raising Security Concerns About Privacy
- September 21, 2017

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Supplier" on September 17, 2017, also Bloomberg.com with their article: "Bain Seeks $7 Billion From Apple for Toshiba Chips Bid" published on September 19, 2017, Finance.Yahoo.com published: " Apple Inc . (more...)
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Receives Average Recommendation of Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
- September 21, 2017

Frontier Capital Management Co. Phocas Financial Corp. bought a new position in shares of Clovis Oncology in the second quarter worth $112,000. The stock traded at a volume of 21.78 million shares. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. Finally, Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and issued a $79.00 price target on shares of Clovis Oncology in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. (more...)
Google Close to Deal for Part of Smartphone Maker HTC Google Close to Deal for Part of Smartphone Maker HTC
- September 21, 2017

A report says Google is close to buying a stake in Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC , whose logo is displayed at the 2017 MWC. That resulted in the first-ever solely-Google-branded phone, the Pixel (as well as the larger Pixel XL), and also the Daydream View virtual reality headset. (more...)
New Apple Watch has cellular connectivity problems New Apple Watch has cellular connectivity problems
- September 21, 2017

Several prominent reviewers said Wednesday they could not recommend the device because of cellular data connectivity glitches. The Apple Watch goes on sale this Friday. That's despite the fact that reviewers have panned the smart watch's poor battery life while making calls over cellular, with most testers finding their battery almost drained after only an hour. (more...)
Apple CEO Says $1000 iPhone X Is 'A Value Price, Actually' Apple CEO Says $1000 iPhone X Is 'A Value Price, Actually'
- September 21, 2017

Panzarino loves the new glass back on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and a few other features including the camera, but, like Baig, says the iPhone 8 is still "living in the shadow of the X". The New York Times' Farhad Manjoo said the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are "overshadowed by the US$1,000 (S$1,345) all-screen iPhone X ". (more...)
Apple increases its App Store download limit over cellular to 150MB Apple increases its App Store download limit over cellular to 150MB
- September 21, 2017

Control Center Customization- Another customization you will find now with iOS 11 officially released is the Control Center . Here's a look at how iOS11 will "change" iPhones and iPads. You'll then see a small bar indicating that your device is backing up. Messages is now home to the major Apple Pay feature - peer-to-peer payments. (more...)
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Goldendale outlasts Naches Valley Prep Volleyball Roundup: Goldendale outlasts Naches Valley
- September 21, 2017

SYCAMORE - Alex Konkle recorded a double-double, dishing out 25 assists and registering 18 digs and four kills, and Mohawk pushed past St. Joe, 25-17, 25-17, 25-12. Stephenson Center. Judy Willcut had an assist and a dig. Allie Vanderveere had two kills. Richland (3-5) plays Graham today. East Valley highlights: Monetia Garza 4 aces, 11 kills, 9 digs; Holly Mitzel 3 aces, 14 digs; Karly Monteith 7 digs; Alana Newborn 5 kills, 7 digs; Taylor Kuhlmann 7 kills; Corina Garza 3 blocks, 2 ... (more...)
Scientists edit embryos' genes to study early human development Scientists edit embryos' genes to study early human development
- September 20, 2017

The study, which marks a first for the United Kingdom, could help uncover the cause of recurrent miscarriages and lead to more effective fertility treatments. After the egg is fertilised, it divides for about seven days until it forms a ball of around 200 cells called the "blastocyst". About half of the controls (which had unaltered, normal OCT4 levels) developed to form multicellular embryos called blastocysts. (more...)
Fortnite's 'Battle Royale' mode goes free September 26 Fortnite's 'Battle Royale' mode goes free September 26
- September 20, 2017

Epic Games' Fortnite will introduce the 100-player PUBG-esque mode on September 26. That's right, Fortnite's recently released mode , Battle Royale will be free to download for everyone. Fortnite's "Save the World" PvE campaign remains in paid Early Access. With PUBG not set to make its way to the Xbox One until later this year, this effectively means that Epic is getting its foot in the door before the blockbuster PC game makes its first steps onto consoles. (more...)
Blizzard's Overwatch League Launches In January Blizzard's Overwatch League Launches In January
- September 20, 2017

The Overwatch League was announced in November and was initially slated to launch in the third fiscal quarter of 2017, but was pushed back as the league struggled to lock in multiple teams throughout the summer. Just as importantly, it was also announced that preseason play will kick off on December 6 via exhibition matches featuring all twelve teams, giving us a good look at the unsafe dozen before the regular season subsequently kicks off on January 10. (more...)
249, 90 GB At Rs. 429 249, 90 GB At Rs. 429
- September 20, 2017

The Promotional STV of Rs 249 from BSNL takes a direct shot at Jio's Rs 149 plan which is also meant for prepaid users and comes with 28 days' validity. Otherwise, BSNL would have been a top telecom operator in the country. Incumbent telecom operators are launching new plans every other day to retain customers and halt Reliance Jio's aggressive attempts to grab market share, say some analysts. (more...)
An underwater Octopus city discovered An underwater Octopus city discovered
- September 20, 2017

Complex burrows of sand and shells are home to cephalopods, that were considered to be solitary creatures . Octopuses are known to be solitary creatures but a newly discovered octopus city off the coast of Australia suggests that these marine animals are not as isolated and solitary as humans think they are. (more...)