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Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro goes official Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro goes official
- January 09, 2018

Samsung has quietly unveiled the 2018-variant of its Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone (SM-J250FZKDXXV). Samsung J2 Pro (2018) is now available in Vietnam and shortly, it will also be available in the emerging markets of the world including Pakistan. (more...)
Two militants, nine OGWs of Jaish, Hizb arrested in Baramulla, claims Police Two militants, nine OGWs of Jaish, Hizb arrested in Baramulla, claims Police
- January 09, 2018

Sopore police has solved a murder mystery case of a goldsmith by arresting four accused persons involved in the crime. Giving details, he said that the accused forcibly lifted Tariq Ahmed Malik (32), son of Ghulam Rasool of Kalaroos Kupwara, in his vehicle soon around 7:30 pm after he closed his shop at Chotta Bazar Sopore on Dec 26. (more...)
Bayonetta Amiibo Instantly Nets You Nintendo-Themed Costumes In Bayonetta 2
- January 09, 2018

Players also will have the option of choosing from a roster of awesome characters and costumes. Players who snap up a copy of the former Wii U-exclusive outing will be able to use the figures to get their paws on Nintendo-themed costumes and weapons for the game's eponymous demon-slaying heroine. (more...)
WhatsApp Beta for Windows Phone updated with new hidden features WhatsApp Beta for Windows Phone updated with new hidden features
- January 09, 2018

In a tweet, WABetaInfo, said, "In the new WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone 2.17.344 the private reply feature is disabled". This option is now disabled by default and is under internal testing by the WhatsApp developers. Additionally the app itself switches to voice call if the data connectivity is poor. Google announced Duo a year back, and it still haven't been able to grab much of the market yet, and Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger still heads the list when it comes to video calls. (more...)
Razer Teams Up With Philips For Game-Activated Hue Lights Razer Teams Up With Philips For Game-Activated Hue Lights
- January 09, 2018

Game developers will be able to create lighting effects that change dynamically during gameplay. In order to make use of this right now, first of all you need the Philips Hue V2 bridge, Philips Hue color lights as well as the latest software from Philips to drive them. (more...)
Machines and Switch Begin iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Machines and Switch Begin iPhone Battery Replacement Programme
- January 09, 2018

Apple has since been accused of planned obsolescence so that customers are forced to upgrade to the next phone, putting more money in the pocket of the richest company in America. Local Apple reseller Machines has begun providing the Cupertino mandated battery replacement programme in Malaysia. Apple has said it would never do anything to deliberately shorten the life of any of their products, and has put out a message to users explaining how batteries age and the measures the company has ... (more...)
Intel technology to power BMW, Nissan in autonomous driving Intel technology to power BMW, Nissan in autonomous driving
- January 09, 2018

The world's largest chipmaker bought Israeli firm Mobileye previous year to compete with peers such as Qualcomm and Nvidia Corp and tap the fast-growing market of driverless cars, filled with a complex tangle of alliances. In the field of immersive media, he introduced Intel Studios and announced Paramount Pictures will be the first major Hollywood studio to explore this technology. (more...)
ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) With Face Unlock To Launch in February ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) With Face Unlock To Launch in February
- January 09, 2018

Soon, the company has expanded its territory in some European countries in the December month. Hey TechNavers, ASUS Malaysia is holding a New Year contest where everyone including you to stand a chance to win a new ZenFone Max Plus ! The ZenFone Max Plus is the latest addition to the ZenFone Max series, whose hallmark will presumably be high-capacity batteries . (more...)
Karnataka girl kills self after moral policing by BJP activitists Karnataka girl kills self after moral policing by BJP activitists
- January 09, 2018

Calling it "moral goondagiri", police officers in Chikmagalur district said while BJYM local leader Anil Raj was arrested on the basis of Suvarna's complaint, a search has been launched for others accused of harassing the girl, including Santosh. (more...)
Skagen's first touchscreen smartwatch is the minimalist Falster Skagen's first touchscreen smartwatch is the minimalist Falster
- January 09, 2018

A delicate scallop-patterned case surrounds the full-round 1.19-inch AMOLED display that features 390x390 pixel resolution and an ambient light sensor to enhance battery life. With its first attempt at making a touchscreen smartwatch , Kate Spade has put a focus on designing a attractive wristwatch that women would want to not only want to buy but also wear... (more...)
Microsoft announces Xbox One version 1802, available for Insiders now Microsoft announces Xbox One version 1802, available for Insiders now
- January 09, 2018

With this update, you'll be able to use the " Next Achievements " feature in the Guide, which enables you to view and sort a cross-games list of upcoming Achievements. It was not revealed when these features would roll out for everyone, but they will work their way through the other Xbox One Preview Update rings. These Mini Game Hubs contain the same content seen in regular hubs, such as Achievements, friend activity and so on. (more...)
Razer Unveils Android/Laptop Hybrid Concept, Project Linda Razer Unveils Android/Laptop Hybrid Concept, Project Linda
- January 09, 2018

The Razer Phone will also pack dual 12MP rear-facing cameras on the back (update?) and a 4,000mAh battery that should keep going all day, but the mileage may vary depending on usage. From a hardware perspective, Project Linda is more or less a modified Razer Blade Stealth (albeit one that is 0.05-inches thicker, so the Razer Phone lies flush). (more...)
BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th
- January 09, 2018

The phone-maker, now owned by TCL, is playing details of the upcoming range refresh close to its chest, but we do now a few tidbits at the very least. The Motion is set to hit the U.S. as a GSM unlocked phone on January 12th, sold online through Amazon and Best Buy for $449.99. Priced at $449.99, you get a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 4,000 mAh battery, and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. (more...)
France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones
- January 09, 2018

In December, Apple confirmed that it is slowing down the performance of its old smartphone models because the lithium-ion batteries they are equipped with lose power over time and their capacity may be insufficient, for example, if the device used in cold weather. (more...)
Apple releases new update to fix 'Spectre' chip flaw Apple releases new update to fix 'Spectre' chip flaw
- January 09, 2018

About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post , dismiss or edit any comments. Apple watchOS did not require mitigation, according to the company. Apple has some bad news for people who own any of their products: almost all Apple devices have been affected by two bugs called Meltdown and Spectre . (more...)
Qualcomm releases two home hub products Qualcomm releases two home hub products
- January 09, 2018

The search giant released the newest Developer Preview of Android Things , its lightweight, Weave-enabled operating system design for home automation, in December 2017. You'll find more on Qualcomm's Smart Audio Platform right here . With this variant, home hub devices can support advanced tasks including video conferencing, remote video monitoring, movie and video streaming and more. (more...)
"Samsung just announced a 146" TV, the size of a wall
- January 09, 2018

It can transform into any size, and delivers incredible brightness, color gamut, color volume and black levels. Not to be outdone by long-time display-making nemesis LG and its early CES 2018 spotlight-capturing 65-inch rollable OLED TV concept , Samsung just built a massive wall out of self-emitting MicroLED modules. (more...)
Meltdown fix is bricking AMD devices, Microsoft says Meltdown fix is bricking AMD devices, Microsoft says
- January 09, 2018

Perhaps the most well-known effect is a much-publicized performance hit , but some users are reporting that Microsoft's emergency patch is bricking their computers . I can try full reinstall, but I doubt it will change anything. It's an issue that is well noted on the Microsoft Support forum , where over 457 people have marked that they have the same question/problem. (more...)
French consumer fraud watchdog opens investigation into Apple French consumer fraud watchdog opens investigation into Apple "planned obsolescence"
- January 09, 2018

The investigation, prompted by a complaint by a consumer organisation, was opened last week and is being lead by a consumer fraud watchdog which is part of the French economy ministry. -Apple said last month that it "takes some measures to reduce power demands" in older iPhone models which can affect processor performance, Reuters reports. (more...)
CES 2018: Google's Smart Display makes the Assistant smart CES 2018: Google's Smart Display makes the Assistant smart
- January 09, 2018

The latest Home Hub platforms are expected to be generally available in the first quarter of 2018 and Lenovo Smart Display is the product that uses this platform. The 8-inch model is priced at $199 while the 10-inch will retail at $249 when it goes on sale in early summer. The company will also roll out Assistant to more Android TVs including AirTV Player, Bouygues Telecom, LG U+, TCL, Skyworth and Xiaomi. (more...)
Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve an award, not investigation: Snowden Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve an award, not investigation: Snowden
- January 09, 2018

If the government were truly concerned for justice, they would be reforming the policies that destroyed the privacy of a billion Indians. "The Guild condemns UIDAI's action to have the Tribune reporter booked by police as it is clearly meant to browbeat a journalist whose investigation on the matter was of great public interest". (more...)
Samsung's first foldable smartphone might launch in December 2018 Samsung's first foldable smartphone might launch in December 2018
- January 09, 2018

We are listening about the launch of foldable phones from years now and everyone is waiting anxiously to see how the new Galaxy X will look like. It is also being reported that Samsung will start producing the foldable display panel staring March 2018 and manufacture the panels in September 2018. (more...)
Wi-Fi Alliance Announces New, More Secure WPA3 Standard Wi-Fi Alliance Announces New, More Secure WPA3 Standard
- January 09, 2018

He cited the key reinstallation vulnerability, or KRACK , identified by security researcher Mathy Vanhoef a year ago, and said that WFA "immediately rolled into the Wi-Fi certification program, checks to ensure that devices do not exhibit that vulnerability". (more...)
Nokia introduces a new sleep sensor that works with IFTTT Nokia introduces a new sleep sensor that works with IFTTT
- January 09, 2018

It was a package with both a sleep sensor and a bedside unit with an alarm and a speaker. The Nokia Sleep takes the form of a Wi-Fi connected sensor that's created to discreetly slip under your mattress, using your movement to detect your sleep pattern as well as monitoring for snoring. (more...)
Corsair K63 Keyboard Can Handle Marathon Gaming Sessions Corsair K63 Keyboard Can Handle Marathon Gaming Sessions
- January 09, 2018

The new K63 Wireless mechanical gaming keyboard ($109 at Amazon) was a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree, and offers the popular CHERRY MX Red mechanical keyswitches. There are interchangeable side grips, letting gamers swap our their grips over time. Like all trendy gaming gear, the Dark Core mouse flashes in customizable RBG lighting that can be set in different patterns and effects to match all the other RBG gaming gear you might have. (more...)
Apple releases new security update to protect Safari against the Spectre attack Apple releases new security update to protect Safari against the Spectre attack
- January 09, 2018

The problems are based on recently discovered vulnerabilities with chips built into most of the world's computers, phones and work PCs. Researchers say one of the bugs, called Meltdown , affects almost every processor it's made since the mid-1990s. (more...)
Wal (WMT) Holder Lord Abbett & Company Increased Stake
- January 09, 2018

The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $300.45B company. The stock decreased 1.63% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $14.45. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Nordea Investment Management Ab holds 746,738 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. (more...)
Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks
- January 09, 2018

Researches have said that one of the two bugs has been affecting nearly every Intel processor since the mid 90's. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird numerous world's smartphones and personal computers. (more...)
CES 2018: Linksys' Velop Mesh Router Gets Cheaper CES 2018: Linksys' Velop Mesh Router Gets Cheaper
- January 09, 2018

To get into the nitty-gritty for a moment - each node is a Dual-Band AC 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 with MU-MIMO radio configuration, delivering combined speeds of up to 1300 Mbps. Client steering by node enables the network to self-optimize, directing each client to connect to the closest node for the best performance. In the Spring of 2018, there'll be an automatic update pushed out which further improves the networking functionality. (more...)
Processor flaw exposes 20 years of devices to new attack Processor flaw exposes 20 years of devices to new attack
- January 09, 2018

With regards to the performance impact of the fixes for these vulnerabilities, again Intel is citing what it believes are exaggerated reports. The security flaw affects Intel, AMD , and ARM processors. The Register , a tech news site based in the United Kingdom, reported Tuesday that a vulnerability existed. Intel said it is working with AMD and ARM as well as operating system-makers to develop an industry-wide approach to resolving the issue. (more...)