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IPhone X owners can now watch HDR YouTube videos IPhone X owners can now watch HDR YouTube videos
- May 11, 2018

As for the iPad Pro, all models will support HDR video. The OLED display in Apple's flagship device is up to the job, though. At the moment it seems that this is only applicable to the iPhone X as far as iPhones are concerned. "The most reliable way to properly record the metadata is to export from a supported application", explains Google on its help page . With HDR, YouTube videos have greater contrast and offer more colors than standard digital video. (more...)
Rolls-Royce reveals its first SUV Rolls-Royce reveals its first SUV
- May 11, 2018

Named after the largest diamond ever discovered (as opposed to a leg-spin averse South African batsman), the Cullinan is pitched by Rolls as the "most practical of Rolls-Royces" which makes the "idea of authentic, luxury off-road travel a reality for the first time". (more...)
Minecraft Bedrock Update Coming To Switch This June; Brings Cross-Platform Play Minecraft Bedrock Update Coming To Switch This June; Brings Cross-Platform Play
- May 11, 2018

Nintendo Switch Edition game is now available on the Nintendo Switch system, this June will see the universal Minecraft Bedrock Engine come to the platform, along with a new physical version coming to stores at a suggested retail price of $29.99. (more...)
Android P to stop apps tracking and gathering data on users Android P to stop apps tracking and gathering data on users
- May 11, 2018

The objective, we're told, is so that developers who are interested in making apps targeting Android P can use the Mi Mix 2S as a relatively cheaper test device (at least, compared to the other flagships smartphones that were announced as a part of the program). (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE expands to four new countries Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE expands to four new countries
- May 11, 2018

Both the operators had listed the new Cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 3 on their portals and the pricing for the same starts at Rs 39,080. Starting today, Apple users in Sweden, India, Denmark, and Taiwan can now purchase the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE support. Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Jio customers will have the same mobile number on their smartwatches as on their iPhone. (more...)
Android P's Slices and Actions bring smart shortcuts to your fingertips
- May 11, 2018

There is also a Navigation editor in Android Studio 3.2 which allows you to see and manage the navigation properties easily. On Android , nevertheless, you're a lot more inclined to produce your money through advertisements, in-app purchases along with a freemium template. (more...)
This black dot message may cause your WhatsApp to crash This black dot message may cause your WhatsApp to crash
- May 11, 2018

According to WhatsApp once you decide to delete your account, it is in an irreversible process that not even the app's creators can put back if you have done it by accident. However, after users touch the black dot, WhatsApp will hang, at least temporarily, and may then crash. Touching the black dot will not cause any permanent damage to WhatsApp or the user's smartphone. (more...)
Steam users will soon be playing your favorite games from your phone
- May 11, 2018

They are expected to extend the services and improve the accessibility of Steam so anyone can access and preview the extensive Steam library that lists all games available for Android phones, tablets, and smart TV. Your mobile device will need to be connected to a host Mac or PC via 5Ghz wireless or wired Ethernet for it to work. The beta version of the app will be rolled out soon for Android, which should answer some of the remaining questions over Steam Link . (more...)
Oshiomhole Declares For APC Chairmanship Post Oshiomhole Declares For APC Chairmanship Post
- May 11, 2018

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former governor is favoured to replace outgoing chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun after he received the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari. " That for me, is a starting point as we move on to engage those who wish to engage us, I am confident that Nigerians are ready to progress and our party is ready to mend where we have made mistakes ". (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Zombies Mode Teased Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Zombies Mode Teased
- May 11, 2018

An image has been released by Treyarch which is a ideal tease to make your day. I guess we'll know for sure on May 18 when Activision and Treyarch fully unveil Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 . As you can guess that since this is a tease, we cannot deduce many details, but accompanying the text is something that you may find interesting and terrifying; "Mankind's reckoning will be its salvation". (more...)
Emoji Slider sticker: A fun way to interact with friends on Instagram Emoji Slider sticker: A fun way to interact with friends on Instagram
- May 10, 2018

For example, they can express not only whether they like a certain thing or not, but how much they like it. Their friends can respond by moving an animated emoji up or down a scale, which will document the interest level. Adding an emoji scale is just like adding a poll . How Can I Get The Emoji Slider Sticker? Whereas poll stickers allowed users to choose between two options, emoji stickers allow users to express a range of feelings. (more...)
Google's App Bundles Reduces Android App Sizes, Offers Faster Installation Google's App Bundles Reduces Android App Sizes, Offers Faster Installation
- May 10, 2018

Now you can colourize your old black and white pictures with the help of AI. Usually, you can assume that the beta software pushed out by major corporations like Google , Microsoft and Apple isn't going to be too unstable - but you have been warned. (more...)
10M Russians March in 'Immortal Regiments' on WWII Victory Day 10M Russians March in 'Immortal Regiments' on WWII Victory Day
- May 10, 2018

Putin took part in the "Immortal Regiment" march for the fifth time, carrying the portrait of this father. Along with Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic took part in the "Immortal Regiment" march. (more...)
Google Tour Creator enables students to create their own VR tours Google Tour Creator enables students to create their own VR tours
- May 10, 2018

Since 2015, Google Expeditions has brought more than 3 million students to places like the Burj Khalifa, Antarctica, and Machu Picchu with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Google's already let some schools try out Tour Creator , including two high schools in Lancaster, PA and Chicago, and a school in Bali. The toolkit is being aimed for businesses, too, or anyone else. (more...)
Apple forges eco-friendly aluminum venture with Alcoa and Rio Tinto Apple forges eco-friendly aluminum venture with Alcoa and Rio Tinto
- May 10, 2018

Two major aluminum producers are announcing a "joint venture to commercialize patented technology that eliminates direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process", and Apple played a key role in getting to this step. (more...)
Nintendo Announces New Official Adjustable Switch Charging Stand Nintendo Announces New Official Adjustable Switch Charging Stand
- May 10, 2018

The kickstand, which pops up from the back of the Nintendo Switch , allows players to access Tabletop mode, where the console's screen displays the game and the user detaches the Joy-Cons. However, there's good reason to assume this won't actually be possible. The price marks a stark contrast between this and other docks for the system, which can get up into the $80-90 range. (more...)
House Intel Dems release thousands of Kremlin-linked Facebook ads House Intel Dems release thousands of Kremlin-linked Facebook ads
- May 10, 2018

According to NBC News , House Democrats from the Intelligence Committee released "thousands" of 2016 Internet Research Agency ads that ran on Facebook and Instagram. One ad promoting the page on Facebook in December 2016 included the message "Brown power is a platform created to educate, entertain and connect Chicanos in the U.S.". (more...)
Anticipated $0.20 EPS for Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) on May, 29
- May 10, 2018

According to finviz data, CNC stock's volatility for the week is measured at 3.34%, while for the month it is maintained at 2.42%. Some stocks tend always to have high volume, as they are popular among day traders and investors alike. Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL)'s price sits -1.32% off from its SMA 50 of $14.37 and -1.91% away from the SMA 200 which is at $14.92. He also has an enormous knowledge of stock market. (more...)
AMC Networks (AMCX) Shares Sold by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS AMC Networks (AMCX) Shares Sold by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS
- May 10, 2018

The National Networks segment operates five distributed entertainment programming networks under the AMC , WE tv, BBC AMERICA , IFC, and SundanceTV names in high definition and standard definition formats. First Advsr Lp invested in 58,035 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moffett Nathanson upgraded AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: "Report: Developing Opportunities within AMC Networks, JELD-WEN Holding, Blueprint Medicines, Northwest ... (more...)
Sane Trilogy Is Crashing the Party a Little Earlier Now Sane Trilogy Is Crashing the Party a Little Earlier Now
- May 10, 2018

For those who missed the initial announcement, that is almost a two-week difference from the original July 10, 2018 launch date that was first announced. (more...)
Reliance Jio Introduces new Zero-Touch PostPaid Plan for Rs 199 Reliance Jio Introduces new Zero-Touch PostPaid Plan for Rs 199
- May 10, 2018

The company points out that the global calling and worldwide roaming tariffs are available for prepaid subscribers as well. All these operators also charge an additional Rs 149 per month for worldwide roaming. However, Jio is turning things around, especially in terms of global roaming benefit . However, those Jio customers who don't want these unlimited services can make calls, send SMS , and use Internet at the rate of ₹2-2-2 and ₹10-10-10. (more...)
EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) to Issue Apr 18 Dividend of $0.36
- May 10, 2018

Epr Pptys (Put) has $4.25B MC. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $57.18. EPR Properties had a net margin of 45.65% and a return on equity of 9.60%. It invests in the real estate markets of United States and Canada. On 12/4/2017 Tonya L Mater, VP, sold 2,100 with an average share price of $68.09 per share and the total transaction amounting to $142,989.00. (more...)
Dodge to Offer Police Version of Durango SUV Dodge to Offer Police Version of Durango SUV
- May 10, 2018

Alternatives to the Durango Pursuit include the Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle and Ford Expedition Pursuit, but the Dodge's smaller size could prove beneficial in tight urban settings and the lower price tag of the donor Durango compared to the Tahoe and Expedition should also prove enticing to police fleets around the country. (more...)
Volkswagen Unveils Fastest Golf GTI at Worthersee Volkswagen Unveils Fastest Golf GTI at Worthersee
- May 10, 2018

The new Golf GTI TCR is expected to be launched at the end of this year. The new Golf GTI TCR is an nearly production ready model, that is the fastest road-going version of the vehicle to date. A deeper front splitter and side skirts are complimented by a more aggressive rear diffuser, while buyers can also choose to add unique TCR graphics, which spreads a honeycomb pattern across the flanks. (more...)
Republican reactionaries, CIA Democrats win primary nominations Republican reactionaries, CIA Democrats win primary nominations
- May 10, 2018

A group with ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell aired anti-Blankenship advertisements, and McConnell prodded Trump to get involved and weigh in on behalf of Jenkins and Morrisey. I really don't think so. "We are conceding the election", Blankenship said bluntly, before reflecting on his run and why people shouldn't feel sorry for him. (more...)
Niantic wants to build an augmented reality map of the world Niantic wants to build an augmented reality map of the world
- May 10, 2018

Niantic CEO John Hanke has tried to reassure those that were left disappointed with last year's technical mishaps that they have worked hard to make sure that things run more smoothly this time around. But he didn't reveal how these AR maps would fit into Niantic's own games. Niantic is also developing " Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ", another augmented reality game that's expected to be released later this year for iOS and Android devices. (more...)
Agony's new story trailer is pure nightmare fuel Agony's new story trailer is pure nightmare fuel
- May 10, 2018

The horror-survival game will launch on PC, PS4, and Xbox One in the next few weeks, where the chance to play the game is finally coming for gamers, after it faced several delays. For those that are not aware of what Agony is based around, players will awaken as a tormented soul within the confines of hell. By exploring the hostile environment and interacting with the other tired souls of Hell, the only way to escape from the place is to meet up with the mystical goddess. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Lite to Launch on May 21 Samsung Galaxy S9 Lite to Launch on May 21
- May 10, 2018

However, a new update from the same source has revealed that the highlighted features have been dropped. Samsung was long-rumored to equip the Galaxy Note 8 with an in-display fingerprint sensor, but the world's largest smartphone manufacturer stuck to a conventional fingerprint sensor for the Note 8. (more...)
'Black dot' iOS bug causing iPhone to freeze and crash 'Black dot' iOS bug causing iPhone to freeze and crash
- May 10, 2018

However, Neowin report that there are thousands upon thousands of invisible "left-to-right" and "right-to-left" control characters placed after that emoji - and they'll cause absolute chaos for your phone. To fix the issue on an iPhone that doesn't have 3D Touch, users have to ask Siri to send messages to the sender of the black dot as many times as it takes to push the text bubble containing the black dot off the screen. (more...)
YEREVAN, Armenia | The Latest: Azerbaijan questions new Armenian PM's stance YEREVAN, Armenia | The Latest: Azerbaijan questions new Armenian PM's stance
- May 10, 2018

Mr Pashinian had spearheaded weeks of largely peaceful protests that gripped the country during a time of political turmoil. Soon after Sargsyan stopped being president, he was named prime minister by the parliament, where his Republican Party has the majority of seats. (more...)