Technology


Minecraft for New Nintendo 3DS now available: get it in the eShop Minecraft for New Nintendo 3DS now available: get it in the eShop
- September 14, 2017

Yes, Minecraft is already available on the Nintendo Switch . On New Nintendo 3DS, Minecraft offers Survival and Creative modes, plus five skin packs and two new texture packs and more. The release comes in two stages: a digital version available now at the eShop and a physical game card that will be sold at retail stores at an unspecified later date. (more...)
PS4 Firmware Update 4.74 Now Live, Brings Performance Improvements PS4 Firmware Update 4.74 Now Live, Brings Performance Improvements
- September 14, 2017

So if you have not got it yet, it may only be a matter of a few minutes before you get your hands on the update. We learned from NeoGAF that a new update for PlayStation 4 has been officially made available, firmware update 4.74. Here's what it will entail. The PlayStation 4 5.00 firmware update will introduce plenty of improvements and new features , such as an overhaul of the account system, improved Friend List management, updated Broadcast features, message and notifications ... (more...)
Apple: Face ID didn't fail during the iPhone X demo
- September 14, 2017

Yesterday Apple held their annual presentation where they unveil the new iPhones. While this small incident got several thousand mentions on social media, an Apple consultant has reportedly revealed why the iPhone X failed to carry the FaceID technology as it was supposed to. (more...)
Reliance Comms 'to challenge' Ericsson's bankruptcy petition over $180m Reliance Comms 'to challenge' Ericsson's bankruptcy petition over $180m
- September 14, 2017

Ericsson had also filed similar petitions against Reliance Infratel Ltd and Reliance Telecom Ltd, subsidiaries of R-Com, to recover Rs 534.75 crore and Rs 129.34 crore, respectively, a R-Com statement said. for recovery of an amount of Rs491.41 crore", RCom said in a BSE filing. It hopes to reduce that figure by 250 billion rupees by merging its wireless business with rival Aircel and by selling a stake in its mobile masts arm to a unit of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management. (more...)
IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) Touching Most Active List Today
- September 14, 2017

With 1.75 million avg volume, 2 days are for Irobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT)'s short sellers to cover IRBT's short positions. 05/11/2015 - iRobot Corporation was upgraded to "hold" by analysts at Zacks. Looking out over the past year, company shares have been recorded -20.35% off the 52 week high and 124.21% away from the low over the same period.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ). (more...)
BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Analysts See $-0.01 EPS
- September 14, 2017

Senzar Asset Management Llc owns 1.23 million shares or 3.21% of their U.S. portfolio. The SI to Ceragon Networks Limited's float is 1.2%. The stock increased 1.98% or $0.22 on September 12, reaching $11.31. BBRY has been the subject of several research analyst reports. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BBRY in report on Monday, December 14 with "Sector Perform" rating. (more...)
Essential Phone arrives in Sprint retail stores tomorrow Essential Phone arrives in Sprint retail stores tomorrow
- September 14, 2017

You need to go with the Sprint Flex Lease scheme, and you'll only pay $14.58 per month for the Essential Phone for 18 months. The Essential Phone PH-1 earned a "good" rating in PCMag's review ; we praised its "top-notch hardware and pure Android software" but said it offers "weak low-light camera performance" and lacks the latest LTE features. (more...)
Girard Partners LTD. Invests $397000 in Cedar Fair, LP
- September 14, 2017

The firm owned 9,369 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 656 shares during the quarter. Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on Cedar Fair, L.P. This represents a $3.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.40%. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on FUN shares. (more...)
Ford Tests Making Autonomous Vehicles Communicate with Pedestrians Ford Tests Making Autonomous Vehicles Communicate with Pedestrians
- September 14, 2017

Researchers considered using displayed text, but that would require people all understand the same language. Symbols were also rejected because apparently they have a low recognition among consumers. One of the points made by those skeptical of self-driving vehicles is that since such systems aren't human, they may make assumptions and follow through with actions at the expense of individual humans. (more...)
Paris and Los Angeles will host 2014 and 2018 summer Olympics Paris and Los Angeles will host 2014 and 2018 summer Olympics
- September 14, 2017

The vote marked the final act of a campaign that had been stripped of the usual intrigue ever since Paris and Los Angeles agreed to carve up 2024 and 2028 following encouragement from the IOC. It will be the third time that Los Angeles hosts the Olympics, with the first two happening in 1932 and 1984. "Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028!" "Today I am delighted to invite you to join the great family of Parisians, a family which belongs to the world", said the Mayor of Paris, ... (more...)
Facebook is testing a Houseparty-like group video chat app Facebook is testing a Houseparty-like group video chat app
- September 14, 2017

This new Facebook app offers ability to apply Snapchat-like effects. It sounds very similar to Houseparty , another group video chat app that's popular with teenagers. While you can already hold group video chats on Facebook Messenger , setting one up can be a bit of a faff and most people primarily see it as an app built for text-based communications. (more...)
Doom and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus for Nintendo Switch announced Doom and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus for Nintendo Switch announced
- September 14, 2017

The DOOM Switch port will include all of the game's DLC and updates, except the SnapMap level editor. You can see a glimpse of Doom in action in the Direct below, starting at the 25:45 minute mark. It's safe to assume that some graphical compromises will be made in DOOM and Wolfenstein 2 to ensure both run smoothly on Switch, but having two blockbuster shooters to play on the move is an awesome prospect either way. (more...)
ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro Launched ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro Launched
- September 14, 2017

The Zenfone 4 Selfie series will be exculsively available on Flipkart from 21st September. Over the last couple of years, selfie-centric smartphones have started picking up pace in India, as has been seen with the sales numbers of Oppo and Vivo smartphones. (more...)
Instagram removes photo of boy with no eye Instagram removes photo of boy with no eye
- September 14, 2017

Speaking during an appearance on Good Morning Britain, the mum-of-two explained: 'There are hundreds of pictures on my Instagram account but only two have been removed, and both were when Harry's prosthetic eye was missing. When it became apparent that someone had reported her handsome boy's face, Charlie was furious. "I'm beyond disgusted. Instagram need to rectify this discrimination!" she wrote in a Facebook post . (more...)
Google will let you translate to 7 Indian languages on offline mode Google will let you translate to 7 Indian languages on offline mode
- September 14, 2017

You can open it in Chrome and Google app by typing Translate and the basic translation window would show where you can get the meaning of a word or sentence in any language supported by Translate. Google Translate app already allows a user to take a photo of an English text and get a translated version of it in the languages it supports at the moment. (more...)
Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Gets Two New Ultra Beasts Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Gets Two New Ultra Beasts
- September 14, 2017

In addition, Necrozma takes over Solgaleo to become Dusk Mane in Ultra Sun and Dawn Wings in Ultra Moon . Pre-ordering nets you 12 quick balls and access to the Lycanroc Pokemon . Fans who purchase either of the games will receive a special code which will grant them the Mythical Pokemon Celebi in the Pokemon Sun, Pokemon Moon , Pokemon Ultra Sun or Pokemon Ultra Moon video games. (more...)
Apple iTunes v12.7 Removes Built-in App Store From Mac, Windows Apps Apple iTunes v12.7 Removes Built-in App Store From Mac, Windows Apps
- September 14, 2017

According to the Apple support page , the change is coming because "the new iTunes focuses on music, movies, TV shows, podcasts , and audiobooks". AR Kit will make its debut with iOS 11 , which means augmented reality-based apps will soon start cropping up in the App Store, and Apple has also talked up improvements to its Photos and Messages apps , a revamped Control Centre and reworked lock screen notifications. (more...)
Windows 10 Fall Creator Update to improve privacy settings Windows 10 Fall Creator Update to improve privacy settings
- September 14, 2017

Currently, Windows 10 users can select to which app they grant these permissions only by going to the Settings ⤍ Privacy section. In addition the company is also explaining how they collect all the data. This will work in a similar way to how apps need to ask permission to access your data on Android and iOS devices, so we're pleased to see it implemented here. (more...)
Samsung creates US$300m fund for self-driving auto push Samsung creates US$300m fund for self-driving auto push
- September 14, 2017

The South Korean smartphone maker, which snapped up US-based Harman International Industries Inc. previous year for $8 billion to elbow its way into the hotly contested market for automotive tech, is betting it can marry its consumer electronics expertise with Harman's presence in dashboards all over the world. (more...)
The first Polaroid instant camera in a decade is adorable The first Polaroid instant camera in a decade is adorable
- September 14, 2017

It's the 90s all over again. Well, kind of. Announced today, the new $99 Polaroid OneStep 2 is not made by Polaroid, if only because Polaroid largely exists these days as a brand and a nebulous collection of patents and intellectual property. (more...)
Billions of Bluetooth Devices at Risk Billions of Bluetooth Devices at Risk
- September 14, 2017

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of the vulnerabilities but is not aware of them having been exploited . In several trials, researchers were able to create botnets and install ransomware using Bluetooth. "Unfortunately in these cases, many connected devices don't allow for patch management and become easy targets". The learning curve to scan for Bluetooth devices isn't that much greater than scanning for WIFI access points. (more...)
Two new 4K models expected soon Two new 4K models expected soon
- September 14, 2017

However, it seems Amazon is also planning to release new Fire TV devices as images and specs have leaked . The second-generation Fire TV is showing up as discontinued on the company's US, UK and Germany websites. Speakers that are built into the device will blast Alexa's response if the TV is not on. It will consist of buttons for the volume, a mute button to disable microphones, and an action button that activates Alexa. (more...)
Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus launch overshadowed by iPhone X
- September 14, 2017

In addition, the new phones include wireless charging and animated emojis. As with the other new iPhone models, it also has True Tone display . Apple's flagship iPhone X is powered by the company's A11 Bionic processor with a new Neural Engine . It's based on Qi wireless charging , which Apple expects to be available at a wide range of public venues in the not too distant future. (more...)
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to visit Omaha Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to visit Omaha
- September 14, 2017

The Pentagon chief also told reporters on Wednesday that the USA needs to maintain all three pillars of its nuclear triad, rather than phasing out one, as he had suggested in the past. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will be in the Omaha area on the same day U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is in Lincoln. This is Sec. Mattis' first visit to Minot Air Force Base since taking over under the Trump administration. (more...)
Fan Favorite Character Lyn Officially Confirmed For Fire Emblem Warriors
- September 14, 2017

A boxart for the European Limited Edition of Fire Emblem Warriors was posted early by a Spanish store site , which also contains 25 sprites of what's assumed to be the playable character roster in Fire Emblem Warriors . It also shows the game's customization options; players will be able to give each warrior their own weapons to increase their strength. Fire Emblem Warriors will be released for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS on October 20, 2017. (more...)
Airtel dials up SK Telecom for newer tech Airtel dials up SK Telecom for newer tech
- September 14, 2017

Mittal in a joint conference with SKT said that the company understands the massive traffic that is building on the data networks and the customer pain-points. There has been a massive quest among the Indian Telecom Operators to deliver high speed mobile internet to customers. South Korea's SK Telecom developed the global mobile telecommunications industry, and took it to the next level by launching CDMA (2G), WCDMA (3G) and LTE-A (4G) for the first time in the world. (more...)
Increasing Hearing Disabilities among Old People to Bolster Global Hearing Aid Market Increasing Hearing Disabilities among Old People to Bolster Global Hearing Aid Market
- September 14, 2017

Based on market classification the report analyzes the prevailing competitiveness in the market . The current trends that are being followed in the market are included along with examples. The report will offers you a key manufacturer of the products, applications, DROS and others. On the basis of technology, pharmacy automation devices are broadly categorized into five types: Auto Dispensing Cabinets, Table-Top Tablet Counters, Automated Compounding Systems, Automated Packaging and ... (more...)
Long term Growth Analysis of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) Long term Growth Analysis of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI)
- September 14, 2017

Lmm Llc owns 4.90 million shares or 1.15% of their USA portfolio. Ifrah Financial Services Inc. lifted its stake in Pitney Bowes by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. Pitney Bowes Inc . (NYSE: PBI ), at its latest closing price of $12.73, it has a price-to-book ratio of 0.00, compared to an industry average at 0.66. (more...)
Slack Introduces Shared Channels To Boost Teamwork With Outsiders Slack Introduces Shared Channels To Boost Teamwork With Outsiders
- September 14, 2017

Slack's shared channels are super cool, mainly because you will no longer need to invite users from another organization individually. They can be public or private, and channel members from both sides can post messages, upload files, use voice and video calling features, and send each other direct messages. (more...)
Nintendo Launches Pumpkin Spice, Poke-Ball 2DS XL Nintendo Launches Pumpkin Spice, Poke-Ball 2DS XL
- September 14, 2017

If you've still got Pokémon fever, this handheld is for you. I guess that's not the entire story, though, because there are other versions of the 2DS XL coming as well. (more...)