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Zeiss VR One lets you play SteamVR games on a mobile Zeiss VR One lets you play SteamVR games on a mobile
- August 30, 2017

If you're looking for the best rendering and visual experience for virtual reality (VR), that would still come via a PC-powered system, like on the HTC Vive . A USB cable connects the smartphone to a VR-capable computer, allowing the use of games and other content on the SteamVR platform. A Zeiss representative confirmed that the system doesn't offer positional tracking, so room-scale games won't work, but standing and seated VR titles should. (more...)
Panasonic's SC-GA10 smart hi-fi speaker wants to take down Google Home Panasonic's SC-GA10 smart hi-fi speaker wants to take down Google Home
- August 30, 2017

At IFA 2017 Panasonic has launched a hi-fi speaker armed with Google Assistant . Which means that users can expect a more high-end model to be available in the coming months, as well as something in the mid-range. Although Amazon dominates that market, almost every major tech company has been falling over itself to get out similar hands-free gadgets. Both companies need to fight off a rumored Sonos smart speaker featuring numerous assistants and Apple's HomePod launching in December. (more...)
Renault reveals all new Dacia Duster Renault reveals all new Dacia Duster
- August 30, 2017

The higher side belt line impresses strength and occupant protection. The second-generation Duster also has more interior space, with the windscreen having been brought forward by 100mm. All-new Duster's adventurer pedigree and ability to stray off the beaten track are expressed by the latest version's updated design. The adapted sub-frame is designed for on and off road driving with raised ground clearance of 210 mm, short overhang (822 mm at the front, 820 mm at the rear), and reduced ... (more...)
US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe
- August 30, 2017

Federer has won 19 Grand Slams, one for every year Tiafoe has been alive, but it was clear that the kid had earned Federer's respect. Back then, he called it an "unbelievable improvement", because it finally allowed for play when it rains in NY. (more...)
Soon, Be Ready To Shell Out More To Buy Luxury Cars, SUVs Soon, Be Ready To Shell Out More To Buy Luxury Cars, SUVs
- August 30, 2017

Rahil Ansari , Head Audi India expressed his displeasure by saying: "The taxes on this industry are already very high and this increase in cess rate will be detrimental to the luxury auto industry as we will be forced to hike our prices to levels higher than pre-GST period". (more...)
Lenovo K8 Plus to go on sale exclusively on Flipkart Lenovo K8 Plus to go on sale exclusively on Flipkart
- August 30, 2017

Talking about further Lenovo K8 Note specifications, it has 5.5 inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. Rumour has it that K8 Plus will be powered by MediaTek Helio P25 chipset with 3GB of RAM and Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS (later upgraded to Android Oreo). (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 Receive DisplayMate's Highest Score Ever Galaxy Note 8 Receive DisplayMate's Highest Score Ever
- August 30, 2017

The latest flagship smartphones by two South Korean tech giants - the Galaxy Note 8 and the V30 - are expected to officially kick off in the country on September 21, industry sources said Wednesday, signaling a heightened competition in the high-end smartphone segment here. (more...)
TCL states BlackBerry KEYone is selling great, new handset arriving in October TCL states BlackBerry KEYone is selling great, new handset arriving in October
- August 30, 2017

Well, we don't about two, but BlackBerry is indeed planning to launch a new smartphone. The upcoming BlackBerry smartphone will arrive in October and has been described as a companion to the KeyOne . The smartphone is said to launch sometime around October. In a media briefing ahead of IFA 2017, TCL - which acquired the rights to the BlackBerry brand late previous year - provided some initial details about the now unnamed device. (more...)
OnePlus 5 fixes display bug with its new OxygenOS update OnePlus 5 fixes display bug with its new OxygenOS update
- August 30, 2017

You'll see country information for photographers in Shot on OnePlus in the launcher, accidental touches after hanging up a phone call have been fixed, Jio call functionality should be improved, and a display issue on the calling screen is fixed as well. (more...)
Global Walnuts Ingredient Market Research Forecast Report 2017 Global Walnuts Ingredient Market Research Forecast Report 2017
- August 30, 2017

With a view to deepen the scope of the analysis, the report also tracks milestone developments and regulations that have shaped The Gyratory Crusher market thus far. The research report provides both an assessment of recent developments in the industry along with forecasts examining the industry from the perspective of major competitors , present players and prospective end users in the Titanium Sputtering Target market . (more...)
OnePlus gives students 10% off on its latest handset and accessories OnePlus gives students 10% off on its latest handset and accessories
- August 30, 2017

Completing this exam will give students a can't-miss opportunity to acquire the OnePlus 5 at low rate exclusive to students", the company said. OnePlus is giving a back-to-school gift to students in over ten countries and has launched a special offer over at its official website. (more...)
Until Dawn Developer's The Inpatient And Bravo Team Release Dates Revealed Until Dawn Developer's The Inpatient And Bravo Team Release Dates Revealed
- August 30, 2017

Supermassive Games (developers of Until Dawn: Rush of Blood ) revealed two new PlayStation VR titles at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June. Via a PlayStation Blog post this morning, Supermassive announced the release dates for both titles - they'll be out on PSVR before the end of the year. (more...)
PlayStation Press Conference in Japan set for September 19 PlayStation Press Conference in Japan set for September 19
- August 30, 2017

That translates to 3 AM EDT here in the States, so if you want to watch the show, you'll have to stay up late. The pre-Tokyo Game Show 2017 press conference is where Sony and third-parties are expected to announce a slew of new PlayStation titles, as well as provide updates on already announced titles. (more...)
Tinder Gold lets you pay to see who likes you, viewer beware Tinder Gold lets you pay to see who likes you, viewer beware
- August 30, 2017

In fact, before Likes You , the only way Tinder users had access to everyone that liked them was to swipe right on everyone . It will also let you re-do accidental swipes with a rewind feature, something you could already opt to do with Tinder Plus. (more...)
The Sonos smart speaker with microphone hits the FCC The Sonos smart speaker with microphone hits the FCC
- August 30, 2017

That seems to suggest this S13 contraption will take voice commands not only from Alexa , but other "voice platforms" as well, presumably including Google Assistant, Cortana and maybe even Siri. The FCC filing also included an image of a user interface that features a microphone icon. Sonos is entering the smart speaker market in October with a new model that includes voice functionality, The Verge reports. (more...)
Stylish Concept Previews Future Electric MINI Model Stylish Concept Previews Future Electric MINI Model
- August 30, 2017

BMW Group's Mini brand has taken the wraps off the Mini Electric Concept ahead of its slated Frankfurt Motor Show debut. Anyway, the two-door is what we're getting, at least at first, and it's based on the BMW i3's electric heart, which pretty much only guarantees under 200 miles of range (though Mini may manage to get there, it's not clear) and maybe around 150 horsepower. (more...)
Aston Martin's second mid-engine supercar might get a V6 Aston Martin's second mid-engine supercar might get a V6
- August 30, 2017

Following the trend of many of its competitors, Aston will begin to shift towards hybrid technology in the next few years, and be completely hybrid by the mid-2020s. Palmer also told the FT that Aston Martin would buy in battery cells, but that its EV powertrains would be designed and built in-house. Rivals Ferrari , McLaren, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche are also treading down the electrification path. (more...)
Google Removes 300 Apps Used To Launch DDoS Attacks From Play Store Google Removes 300 Apps Used To Launch DDoS Attacks From Play Store
- August 30, 2017

The malware was also found in other well-known, preconfigured mobile app stores, researchers said . The nefarious apps provided a variety of apparently legitimate services, with malware hidden underneath that could use an Android device to quietly participate in a DDoS attack, so long as the device was powered on. (more...)
1400 more prisoners on the move due to Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Houston's mayor added that there are around 5,500 people in shelters as of Monday morning, and officials estimate around 30,000 residents will be forced from their homes. More than 3,500 people have been rescued by the National Guard following the storm . To help the animals of Texas and Louisiana , the Trump campaign referred donors to the SPCA of both Texas and Louisiana, along with the Humane Society in Houston and for the state of Louisiana . (more...)
Mysterious VR mode hidden in Nintendo Switch Mysterious VR mode hidden in Nintendo Switch
- August 30, 2017

This special edition comes with the game, a double-sided poster, 25 art cards, and perhaps most importantly, a three-CD soundtrack. As for the North American release, an exact launch date has not yet been confirmed, although " Fire Emblem Warriors " is expected to be out in the United States by the end of 2017. (more...)
The CW joins Hulu's live pay-TV service The CW joins Hulu's live pay-TV service
- August 29, 2017

Hulu is also going to add local station broadcasts so that subscribers see the same programming online that they will receive when watching over-the-air. The CW marks the fifth major broadcast network to join the service after ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. Hulu Live TV is available from $39.99/month on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. (more...)
Apple's 4K Movie Plans Are Apparently Being Spoiled By Hollywood Apple's 4K Movie Plans Are Apparently Being Spoiled By Hollywood
- August 29, 2017

The ability to watch video in 4K, which is a higher-definition format than the current standard, is expected to be one of the major features underpinning an update to the Apple TV reported to come out this fall. Apple appears to have ambitious plans to attract people's interest in its streaming device Apple TV, according to a new report. There's not much time for Apple to close deals. (more...)
Teen Girls Set Dog on Fire, Post Video to Snapchat, Cops Say Teen Girls Set Dog on Fire, Post Video to Snapchat, Cops Say
- August 29, 2017

The caption in the Snapchat reads: "She burnt the dog". The dog is being treated at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, where it is expected to be okay. I just know what we saw with the video.' 'We did find some small sign of injury, consistent of singed fur, ' Sgt. Posten continued. This is not the first incident of teens being involved in animal cruelty. (more...)
YouTube Rolls Out New Desktop Design to Everyone YouTube Rolls Out New Desktop Design to Everyone
- August 29, 2017

YouTube is also now in the process of adapting its player to various aspect ratios, with the firm promising that the mobile app will be able to do so shortly in an automated manner in an effort to provide users with the best possible experience and do away with traditional black bars. (more...)
Deepika Padukone clocks 20 million followers on Twitter! Deepika Padukone clocks 20 million followers on Twitter!
- August 29, 2017

In 1303, the Turkic ruler of the Delhi Alauddin Khilji laid siege to the Chittor Fort in Rajputana. Also, the sets and the equipments of the movie are magnificent considering it to be a period and royal film. "There's no way the film won't release on time", the source added. Apparently Bhansali requested his actors to complete the film before leaving. However, a source from Bhansali's team when contacted denied these reports and said, "It's not true". (more...)
Is CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) Sell Now?
- August 29, 2017

Rivulet Capital Llc who had been investing in Commscope Hldg Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.33 billion market cap company. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, April 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Raymond James upgraded the shares of FAST in report on Thursday, July 13 to "Strong Buy" rating. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) Shares Bought by Axa
- August 29, 2017

About shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 186,932 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $9,627,000 after buying an additional 19,500 shares during the period. (more...)
Apache Corporation (APA) Saw a New 52-Week Low
- August 29, 2017

The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $15.25 bln. The energy company reported ($0.21) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.22. The firm has "Neutral" rating by UBS given on Thursday, June 9. The firm has "Conviction Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, January 12. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Thursday, March 2 to "Underweight". (more...)
Utah Retirement Systems Decreases Stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Utah Retirement Systems Decreases Stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
- August 29, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise had a return on equity of 9.80% and a net margin of 4.85%. The technology company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.35. Hewlett Packard Enterprise's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 20.16%. In other Hewlett Packard Enterprise news, EVP Christopher P. Hsu sold 11,515 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 31st. (more...)
Renault-Nissan JV to make electric vehicle in China Renault-Nissan JV to make electric vehicle in China
- August 29, 2017

Ltd. (Dongfeng) announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China. China will present its final plans for electric and hybrid vehicle quotas in the coming days, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reported, adding that penalties for non-compliance are due to be softened. (more...)