Technology


SanDisk's 400GB microSD card is an Android phone's best friend SanDisk's 400GB microSD card is an Android phone's best friend
- August 31, 2017

Western Digital achieved this capacity breakthrough by leveraging its proprietary memory technology and design and production processes that allow for more bits per die. Besides, the SanDisk 400GB microSDXC card comes with the company's Memory Zone app that lets users view, access, and backup their phone's data in one location. (more...)
Sony LF-S50G speaker preview: Google Assistant in smart, subtle form Sony LF-S50G speaker preview: Google Assistant in smart, subtle form
- August 31, 2017

Owners of the Sony smart speaker can also ask for sports scores, weather conditions, and turn on or off any smart devices in their. home. Priced at €499 (around £460 / $590 / AU$750), its positioned itself in league with the pricing of Sonos gear, if you were to consider buying a pair of Play:1 or Play:3 speakers. (more...)
Nissan 370Z updated for 2018 model year Nissan 370Z updated for 2018 model year
- August 31, 2017

The main change is the addition of a higher-performance clutch from performance part maker Exedy. "Even more exciting is the arrival of some new 19" alloys, and even a new Red Metallic paint option. While the vehicle will be retaining its 3.7-litre 328hp naturally aspirated V6 powerplant, it is getting a high-performance EXEDY clutch (when specified with the six-speed manual, rather than seven-speed automatic gearbox). (more...)
Alaska Air Group, Position Boosted by BKS Advisors
- August 31, 2017

The First Republic Investment Management Inc holds 8,063 shares with $668,000 value, down from 13,140 last quarter. Alere Inc now has $4.31B valuation. Dover Corp Com (NYSE:DOV) was raised too. Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $2.64 million activity. In other Alaska Air Group news, Chairman Bradley D. (more...)
Dollar General Corporation (DG) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.26 Dollar General Corporation (DG) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.26
- August 31, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DG in report on Thursday, June 1 with "Buy" rating. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price objective on shares of Dollar General Corporation from $81.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. (more...)
Deepika Padukone makes history by reversing gender wage gap in Bollywood Deepika Padukone makes history by reversing gender wage gap in Bollywood
- August 31, 2017

Recently, choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza also expressed his desire to work with Deepika Padukone in his next dance film with Salman. Her publicists have claimed that she lost a "lead in a romantic Hollywood film" because she was busy in Bollywood. (more...)
IFA 2017: Acer Chromebook 15 with aluminium design, Full HD display announced IFA 2017: Acer Chromebook 15 with aluminium design, Full HD display announced
- August 31, 2017

Acer has unveiled its latest laptop the Chromebook 15. The all-new Chromebook from Acer comes equipped with a gorgeous 15.6-inch full-HD IPS display, full-size keyboard, a decent battery life (up to 12 hours), and an improved aluminium design, making it thinner and lighter than previous generation models. (more...)
Tinder Gold Available on iOS Worldwide Tinder Gold Available on iOS Worldwide
- August 31, 2017

Whether you already have Tinder Plus or you are a free member on Tinder , you will be able to upgrade to the new Tinder Gold service. That being said, many will be turned off at the fact that you have to pay for it. It's also a massive buzzkill to come across someone you're actually keen on, only to swipe right and discover that they're just not that into you (or haven't seen you yet). (more...)
ASUS ROG Chimera Gaming Laptop Unveiled ASUS ROG Chimera Gaming Laptop Unveiled
- August 31, 2017

Complete with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU, you could easily hook up a different monitor if you'd rather trade the blistering refresh rate for resolution instead, and still hit AAA games on higher settings. The keyboard has 2.5mm travel, N-key rollover, and dedicated hotkeys for controlling audio, Xsplit recording, Aura backlighting (RGB per key), ROG Gaming Centre, and Xbox Live. (more...)
DisplayMate gives Samsung Galaxy Note 8 display highest ever rating DisplayMate gives Samsung Galaxy Note 8 display highest ever rating
- August 31, 2017

XDA's sources indicate that Samsung will be hoarding the first batch of the Snapdragon 845 chipsets. A report on SamMobile also appears to back up these rumours. Aside from the fingerprint sensor's placement change, and the dual rear camera , the Galaxy S9 should have a design similar to the Galaxy S8 . To avail the offer, you will first need to purchase a Galaxy Note 8 , after that you will be able to add in a second phone from the available three choices. (more...)
Nest's Thermostat E has an all-new design, cheaper price tag Nest's Thermostat E has an all-new design, cheaper price tag
- August 31, 2017

The rumor mill has been buzzing for a while now about a new, more affordable Nest Thermostat - and sure enough: it's now official. That's also why Nest isn't calling this one a "Learning Thermostat" like the previous model, even though the two are functionally identical. (more...)
LG packs image, audio features into new flagship phone LG packs image, audio features into new flagship phone
- August 31, 2017

What LG has accomplished with the V30's design gives off the impression that it should be two or three generations beyond the V20 - not just the next year's follow-up. You can even customize your sound profile using LG's digital audio filters and presets, so you can replicate the warm, rounded accents of vinyl or the clean, sharp sound of digitally mastered music-all depending on what you prefer. (more...)
The Hype Behind Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL), Inpixon (INPX) The Hype Behind Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL), Inpixon (INPX)
- August 31, 2017

Latest evolution in the price of Uni-Pixel, Inc. (UNXL) is at 31.65. It's now trading about -92.87% below its 52-week high. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. The Company's sales have grown at an average annualized rate of about 83.80% during the past five years. A downtrend forms when these moving average lines are falling. (more...)
Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases up Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases up
- August 31, 2017

Some people were forced to abandon their submerged cars to walk home through flooded streets. The National Disaster Response Force launched a rescue mission with police to evacuate people from low-lying areas but operations were thwarted by the continuous rain. (more...)
Rain stopped, but Mumbai is yet to get back on track! Rain stopped, but Mumbai is yet to get back on track!
- August 31, 2017

The redBus hotels are providing free stay at the nearest hotel for the people stranded in Mumbai . "However, the civic machinery was in place and worked properly", Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta told reporters. (more...)
Wrongdoers try to steal customers' sensitive data through email Wrongdoers try to steal customers' sensitive data through email
- August 31, 2017

Please provide an alternative email and phone number to confirm this purchase . Wrongdoers, posing as Essential Products Customer Care, have tried to acquir pictures of official document-driver's license, state ID, or passport- from customers, leading them to believe that said documents need to be presented in order to validate their Essential Phone orders. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana form AI voice assistant alliance Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana form AI voice assistant alliance
- August 31, 2017

In a statement according to Reuters , Amazon and Microsoft announced that users will be able to tell their Amazon Echos to " open Cortana", and "open Alexa" to Cortana, in order to switch between the two speakers. "Together, their strengths will complement each other and provide customers with a richer and even more helpful experience", said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, Amazon . (more...)
Google Rejects Claim It Urged Think Tank to Fire Vocal Critic Google Rejects Claim It Urged Think Tank to Fire Vocal Critic
- August 31, 2017

Lynn told the Times . " People are so afraid of Google now", Lynn added. A few days after the release was posted, New America president Anne-Marie Slaughter called Lynn to her office and informed the scholar of his dismissal. That's what Barry Lynn, a senior fellow who led the New America Foundation's Open Markets initiative, told the New York Times . "We are in the process of trying to expand our relationship with Google on some absolutely key points", Slaughter allegedly wrote ... (more...)
Canon introduced mirrorless camera EOS M100 Canon introduced mirrorless camera EOS M100
- August 31, 2017

Catering specifically to the budget-restricted, Canon has unveiled its new and affordable mirrorless camera, the M100. Another enhancement is that 1080p video can now be recorded at 60fps, though theres no 4K mode. But the improvements do show in the specifications and just like with the M10, the M100 will feel like the most promising offering in the small-brick segment of the camera market. (more...)
Super Meat Boy Forever Coming To The Nintendo Switch In 2018 Super Meat Boy Forever Coming To The Nintendo Switch In 2018
- August 31, 2017

As revealed during Nintendo's Nindies Summer Showcase earlier today, Team Meat has announced that Super Meat Boy Forever will officially make its way to the Nintendo Switch . This should make for some very interesting boss battles down the road. So of course the nefarious Dr. Fetus kidnaps this beefy offspring. Did you play Super Meat Boy? An updated ranking system and daily challenges will bring Super Meat Boy Forever a ton of replayability for fans new and seasoned alike. (more...)
Nissan Armada Debuts Nissan 'Intelligent Rearview Mirror' Nissan Armada Debuts Nissan 'Intelligent Rearview Mirror'
- August 31, 2017

The company has chosen the 2018 Armada SUV to launch the new feature, which Nissan refers to as their Intelligent Rearview Mirror (I-RVM). The 2018 Nissan Armada starts at $45,600 for the base SV trim with rear-wheel drive. Nissan opted for the narrow-angle lens rather than a wide-angle alternative to keep the resolution from being stretched out and deteriorated. The Intelligent Rear View Mirror uses a high-performance, narrow-angle rear-facing camera and a specially shaped LCD monitor, ... (more...)
Shovel Knight: King of Cards Confirmed for 2018 Shovel Knight: King of Cards Confirmed for 2018
- August 31, 2017

Get ready to play the final chapter of the Treasure Trove saga once it launches early next year for the Nintendo Switch . Andrew is IGN's executive editor of news and is so happy that Shovel Knight content is still rolling out. Collect tons of new weapons, armors, abilities, and followers to look your dandiest as you pummel foes with radiant skill. Had your fill of glamorous adventure? Design, art, and audio hearken back to the days of 8-bit. (more...)
Apple and Accenture partner to change how businesses use iOS Apple and Accenture partner to change how businesses use iOS
- August 30, 2017

The tech company also seems to launch the Watch Series 3 with health-tracking features, such as glucose readings for diabetics and respiration rates. Joining together under the banner of a service called Enterprise Next, Deloitte created a first-of-its-kind Apple practice, with over 5,000 strategic advisors consulting businesses on iOS device usage across a range of industries. (more...)
StarHub introduces unlimited weekend data plans StarHub introduces unlimited weekend data plans
- August 30, 2017

Customers also could get unlimited talktime for an additional S$15 a month, said M1, which now had more than 2 million mobile and fixed-line customers. M1's unlimited 4G mobile plan, mySIM3 98 plan, costs $98 for unlimited data access on a 12-month contract. Without a contract, customers get 25GB of data on the same plan. (more...)
Google plans to comply with European Union shopping search demands Google plans to comply with European Union shopping search demands
- August 30, 2017

In this context the Commission can confirm that, as required by the Commission decision, it has received information from Google on how the company intends to ensure compliance with the Commission decision by the set deadline. About three hours before the deadline on a 60-day compliance period, Google has submitted its plans for meeting a European Union antitrust order. Lobbying group ICOMP, whose members include Google rivals online mapping services Hot Map and Streetmap, as well as CEPIC ... (more...)
Intex Aqua Note 5.5 smartphone with Android Nougat launched at Rs 4299 Intex Aqua Note 5.5 smartphone with Android Nougat launched at Rs 4299
- August 30, 2017

And now, talking about the specs, the Intex Aqua Note 5 .5 sports a 5.5-inch HD display on the front , which means that is has a resolution of 1280 x 720. Aqua Style III features a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash module. The smartphone offers 1GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. It backed by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card slot. (more...)
Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC
- August 30, 2017

Shipments of Android devices will reach 1.276 billion this year for a market share of about 82 percent and 2.3 percent growth compared to last year. Sales of smartphones will continue to grow over the next four years, according to a new study by technology analysis firm IDC. (more...)
Kia Previews Handsome New Wagon Concept Kia Previews Handsome New Wagon Concept
- August 30, 2017

Alternatively, Kia Australia's next hot hatch - positioned as a performance model below the upcoming rear-drive Stinger sedan - could be a turbo GT version of the next Cerato hatch produced in Korea. These are expected to arrive next year, although it's unlikely that the three-door Procee'd will be offered. In a statement, Kia said the concept hints at design elements bound for the new Cee'd which goes on sale in Europe in 2018. (more...)
PC players are angry over Sonic Mania's use of Denuvo DRM PC players are angry over Sonic Mania's use of Denuvo DRM
- August 30, 2017

This version of the DRM apparently needs to have an always-online connection to authenticate Sonic Mania , meaning there's effectively no way to turn Steam into Offline Mode and play the game. Now that the PC version has finally been released into consumer's hands-or digital Steam library-they're unhappy, as the game features a previously unannounced form of DRM. (more...)
Acer unveils liquid-cooled Orion 9000 gaming PC Acer unveils liquid-cooled Orion 9000 gaming PC
- August 30, 2017

Among its product launches, Acer expanded its Predator Gaming series with the Predator Orion 9000 Series gaming desktops, and the Predator X35 G-Sync HDR monitor . Gaming monitors are an important category for the company, which said it had seen 103% year-on-year growth in its Predator monitors. A 1800R curve helps to improve immersion, particularly in simulation games, while Predator GameView allows the monitor to optimise visuals for different type of games and BlueLightShield reduces ... (more...)