Technology


Scientists develop a tiny lens which could revolutionise Virtual Reality Scientists develop a tiny lens which could revolutionise Virtual Reality
- January 03, 2018

In a statement , Harvard said they "licensed" this lens innovation "to a startup for commercial development". But there's a catch: The researchers successfully focused light with this lens, which they call a "metalens", but on an extremely small, nanoparticle scale (nanoparticles can be thousands of times thinner than a human hair). (more...)
Crackdown 3 Developer Sumo Digital Acquires CCP Games' Newcastle Studio Crackdown 3 Developer Sumo Digital Acquires CCP Games' Newcastle Studio
- January 02, 2018

Valkyrie developer also announced they would be moving away from VR games, and head back into more traditional PC games. Thankfully, that Newcastle team have been rescued by Sumo Digital, joining the company's other studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, and Pune, India. (more...)
Kenwood To Reveal Wireless Android Auto System At CES Kenwood To Reveal Wireless Android Auto System At CES
- January 02, 2018

It is said to have an LCD screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and wide viewing angles. The company provided very little detail in their press release for CES 2018 and I mean very little as they only mention the resolution of the units. (more...)
State Of Wisconsin Investment Board Maintains Stake in Apple INC (AAPL)
- January 02, 2018

Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 4,515,315 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $31,352,000 after buying an additional 4,483,360 shares during the last quarter. It also sees the iPhone 8 accounting for 40% of the iPhones sold, in-line with survey results. Therefore 77% are positive. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, September 11. (more...)
Google Releases Three New Photography Apps Google Releases Three New Photography Apps
- January 02, 2018

Apple's first app on the Play Store is actually Move to iOS, whose function is to help move your data from an Android phone to an iPhone or iPad. Data transfer can be accomplished in minutes depending on the size but waiting won't be boring because of the fun animations available showing progress. (more...)
Fans make 80 new levels for 'New Super Mario Bros.' Fans make 80 new levels for 'New Super Mario Bros.'
- January 02, 2018

As the name implies, it's a fan-made successor to the portable title from 2006. The original New Super Mario Bros . released back in 2006 for the Nintendo DS, and now holds the title of ninth best-selling game of all time, with a total of 30,800,000 units sold since its release. (more...)
Intel AMD processor details leak: Kaby Lake likely
- January 02, 2018

Listed as an Intel Core i7-8809G, the quad-core eight-thread processor comes sporting both integrated Intel HD 630 graphics and packaged graphics acceleration in the form of the Radeon RX Vega M GH. Given Intel and AMD compete in the central processor arena , particularly now that the former's Ryzen chips have brought the fight back to Intel's CPU dominance, it would seem odd for the two firms to partner-up. (more...)
Apple now offering $29 iPhone battery replacements
- January 02, 2018

The replacement program covers the iPhone 6 and later models and was initially slated to begin in late January. " We expected to need more time to be ready , " Apple said in a statement published by TechCrunch . Now the battery replacement program has gone live in the United States and across the world. Apple has moved quite swiftly to implement its new pricing policy for iPhone battery replacements. (more...)
Microsoft Edge over Chrome Microsoft Edge over Chrome
- January 02, 2018

Microsoft Edge has received major improvements in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, including a new design based on Fluent Design Language System. According to the latest numbers from NetMarketShare, Google Chrome has 59 percent of the browser market, while Microsoft is looking rather dire in its positioning, with a dismal 3.78 percent share. (more...)
WeChat accused of storing users' chat histories WeChat accused of storing users' chat histories
- January 02, 2018

The high-profile businessman owns Geely Holdings which in turn owns the Volvo auto brand. " WeChat does not store any users' chat history". Unusually, the Chinese newspaper also quoted one Li Yi, a researcher at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, who pointed out that Tencent has been "boosting its cloud capacity" despite insisting it doesn't store user data or conversations. (more...)
Boingo Wireless (WIFI) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold
- January 02, 2018

About 989,559 shares traded or 1.39% up from the average. (NYSE:MTU) has risen 31.09% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Cardinal Capital Management Llc decreased Boingo Wireless Inc ( WIFI ) stake by 35.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Huawei P20 series concept art showing triple-camera set Huawei P20 series concept art showing triple-camera set
- January 02, 2018

Huawei usually introduces its P-series smartphones in the first quarter of the year. Instead, the Chinese manufacturer might be launching a new P20 series this year, with an innovation of three back-mounted cameras, as earlier suggested by a leak. (more...)
Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Holdings Increased by Swiss National Bank
- January 02, 2018

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) earned "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, May 24. (more...)
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Position Reduced by PAW Capital Corp
- January 02, 2018

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IMMY) has declined 2.70% since January 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 44.23% the S&P500. Carret Asset Management LLC now owns 401 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $356,000 after buying an additional 63 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery Issues
- January 02, 2018

Now, Samsung has responded and is looking into the issue. The closest the USA has come to an official take is a Samsung moderator on the U.S. community forums who said that the battery issue was definitely something which needs to get addressed immediately. (more...)
Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Costs, But Won't Stop Throttling iPhone Performance Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Costs, But Won't Stop Throttling iPhone Performance
- January 02, 2018

We don't know yet about Samsung or any other Android OEMs, but as of this writing, this is an Apple-only issue. The way that Apple has handled disclosure on the throttling mechanisms has also been heavily criticised as users felt their devices slowing down with iOS updates and not knowing the reason. (more...)
OnePlus Teases to Launch OnePlus 5T Sandstone Variant on January 5th OnePlus Teases to Launch OnePlus 5T Sandstone Variant on January 5th
- January 02, 2018

The new poster a couple of days after OnePlus uploaded a video showing that it could be working on a mysterious product. Maybe OnePlus wants to recall the Sandstone design form its 2014 models. The company is also teasing the launch of a new variant of OnePlus 5T this month. The OnePlus 5T Lava Red color variant was launched in China and is available exclusively in the Chinese market. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 features and prices leaked in testing Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 features and prices leaked in testing
- January 02, 2018

Even after nearly a year later, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 remains one of the most popular smartphones. The reason being that Xiaomi is waiting for Qualcomm to release the octa-core Snapdragon 632 SoC officially. This phone is expected to get 5.99 inch Full HD (1080 × 2160 pixels) display. When it comes to smartphones, there is plenty of choice but Xiaomi is one of the most preferred brands in the Indian market. (more...)
Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1
- January 02, 2018

With the earlier releases of Android OS, Marshmallow and Nougat, LG was the first non-Google OEM to release the update for its flagship product of the moment, the LG G4 and LG G5. As it is a planned rollout, so it is possible that the update reaches before the announced time to Mi A1 handsets . This cuts out the blue light emitting from the display so that it puts a lesser strain on the users' eyes. (more...)
Apple to Start Discounted Battery Replacement Program in S Apple to Start Discounted Battery Replacement Program in S
- January 02, 2018

To recall, Apple announced that it is reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement by $50 - from $79 to $29 - for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later whose battery needs to be replaced, starting in late January and it will be available worldwide through December 2018. (more...)
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with Dual Selfie Cameras & Android 8.0 Oreo Leaked Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra with Dual Selfie Cameras & Android 8.0 Oreo Leaked
- January 02, 2018

In the recent past, Sony has used the stage at both CES and MWC to announce their new smartphones. The Sony H4233 will be named as Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra and it will be a successor of the Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphone that was launched this year in India. (more...)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg
- January 02, 2018

The stock decreased 1.52% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $96.02. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) has risen 31.96% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. 4,883,325 shares of the company were exchanged. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd now has $197.24 billion valuation. Bsw Wealth Prns has 3,773 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. (more...)
Need for Speed Payback to Receive Online Free Roam in 2018 Need for Speed Payback to Receive Online Free Roam in 2018
- January 02, 2018

For those wondering whether players will need to cough up some cash for this new feature, the Twitter account confirmed it's going to be free for everyone! Need for Speed Payback was controversial at launch due to its implementation of a slot machine mechanics that forced users to go through ridiculous measures just to get the necessary vehicle upgrades. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (TSE:VRX) This Week?
- January 01, 2018

Apple Inc now has $860.88 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $34.06. About 178,905 shares traded. Paloma Prns Management reported 0.01% stake. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 49.45% of the company's stock. 248,996 were accumulated by Utd Financial Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation. (more...)
Fenimore Asset Management INC Increases Stake in Autozone INC (AZO)
- January 01, 2018

BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 678,034 shares of the company's stock worth $520,961,000 after buying an additional 7,080 shares during the last quarter. Its up 0.20, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold CAT shares while 377 reduced holdings. Glenmede Trust Na stated it has 3,294 shares. (more...)
Camera NX works on all Google smartphones Camera NX works on all Google smartphones
- January 01, 2018

Other Pixel 2 camera features such as Motion Photos and Face Retouching have also been ported to some devices , and now, the most popular camera feature, Portrait Mode , is now available on the first generation Google Pixel & Pixel XL, Google Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P. (more...)
Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Analysts See $0.96 EPS Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Analysts See $0.96 EPS
- January 01, 2018

It has outperformed by 65.52% the S&P500. Iconiq Capital Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 64.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of Align Technology from $245.00 to $265.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. (more...)
Tag: LG 88-inch Display Tag: LG 88-inch Display
- January 01, 2018

LG Display says that this massive screen is part of its commitment to lead the high-end premium TV market, and notes that this product reaches the 8K resolution without having to compromise in brightness. OLED TVs are well-known for their superior picture quality with flawless black, more life-like colors, and wider viewing angles". While that's not the largest television you can buy, the upgrade to LG's (now paltry-looking) 77-inch 4K display is the first huge OLED display with more than 33 ... (more...)
Best Nine Instagram Photos, And How to create Best Nine Instagram Photos, And How to create
- January 01, 2018

Nine failed as a dating app, but Instagram's best nine became a trademark of the holiday season. For some reason, best nine only works on public profiles, so make sure to change your privacy settings. We're all about giving power to the people here, so we found this simple guide made by Bustle that explains all the steps you must follow to get your end of the year collage, implying that you had a much better year than reality suggests. (more...)
Google celebrates New Year with penguin doodle series Google celebrates New Year with penguin doodle series
- January 01, 2018

There comes the series of five doodles for New year Eve . Two penguin friends can be seen welcoming the new year's sunrise in a Google Doodle. It shows that the feathery friends have unpacked their gifts and have enjoyed their delicious Christmas tradition. (more...)