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Apple's iPhone X parts cost $115 more than iPhone 8

Part of this demand comes from the 350 million iPhone owners whose iOS powered phone is two or more years older. Apple is unique in the electronics industry for its ability to charge a premium price for its latest devices and for its ability to maintain that price even when selling devices through third parties like telecom carriers, said Al Cowsky, the costing analyst for TechInsights, which planned to post the results to its site late on Monday. Read More »

Fortnite hits 20m players


Surprisingly, it was actually Fortnite that broke the 20 million barrier first, after only four months on the market. Given the higher barrier for entry, PUBG amassing 20 million players is a much more impressive (and lucrative) accomplishment. Read More »

Became known date of presentation OnePlus 5T


He confirms that the OnePlus 5T may cost less than Rs 40,000 for the 6GB RAM variant. This rumour was again fuelled by Evan Blass, who is known for his habit of leaking information about upcoming gadgets, when he posed a picture of the OnePlus 5T Smartphone on twitter. Read More »

Telltale Cuts 90 Staff


Pete Hawley, chief executive of Telltale, said Telltale's "full career assistance services" have been made available to those affected. The now announced projects that Telltale Games is working on include Guardians of the Galaxy that concluded today, Minecraft Story Mode, the aforementioned Batman: The Enemy Within , and the fourth and final season for the Telltale Walking Dead series. Read More »

Royal Enfield reveals 650 cc engine ahead of EICMA


The company is bullish on high demand for the new bikes in Europe and other overseas markets and has slated their India launch within six months of the global launch. The Chennai-based company has unveiled its new 648cc twin parallel engine that could power its future bikes. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox, with a slip-assist clutch. Read More »

Tweeting in 280 Characters? Now You Can Do It, Too


Now, the United States social media company is set to open up larger tweets to all users of "languages where cramming was an issue ". Twitter said those Asian languages can convey about double the amount of information in one character compared with many other languages. Read More »

Wi-fi : Google closes the loophole in the protocol WPA2


Google unveiled a feature that shows the names of the songs playing nearby directly on the lockscreen of a smartphone even when the device is not connected to the internet, without a need to press any button or even open the Google Assistant app. Read More »

No train services operating as Irish Rail workers return to picket lines


Although it is hoped talks will resume in the coming days many feel the Minister for Transport should be exclusively focused on issues within his own department rather than a peace mission to North Korea. Dublin Bus will also be operating as usual. "We will examine the full range of options to realise this objective". "It is obvious to anyone that this will mean passengers will more at risk yet the rail safety regulator is not intervening to protect passengers". Read More »

Germany's BMW sees Q3 earnings slip on higher investments

At 2.30 billion euros, profit before financial result or EBIT was down 3.2 percent, influenced by significantly higher investments, as well as expenses for research and development. BMW said it expects revenue in core automotive operations to increase slightly this year, meaning a 1-to-5 percent gain, having previously projected a solid rise. Read More »

NASA launches public campaign to nickname New Horizons' next flyby target

NASA announced Monday that it is asking the public for an easier-to-remember nickname. Apart from simply voting, it is also possible to submit new name suggestions. The names refer to mythologies are accepted, while names with the religious or political significance will not be accepted. Since then, it has travelled millions of kilometres towards the Kuiper Belt - a massive disc of rocks, ice and other exoplanets far outside the solar system. Read More »

Waymo's fully self-driving cars are here


Last week, United States auto retailer AutoNation Inc announced a multiyear partnership for vehicle maintenance and repairs for Waymo's self-driving car operations. And another testing program was launched in Detroit in October. Waymo said that it also expects that self-driving cars will one day be sold to individuals. Read More »

Nvidia has created powerful Star Wars graphics cards


These limited edition GPUs have been designed with hints of the Star Wars galaxy, they include hints such as the hilt of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber and the light panels that will remind fans of the Death Star. For instance, the "New Jedi Order" edition has a glowing bright green light meant to be reminiscent of Luke Skywalker's famous lightsaber. The Pascal-based GP102 GPU features all the same specs as the regular version with 3,840 CUDA cores running at 1.6GHz, and 12GB of GDDR5X memory ... Read More »

Russian born on Mars? Boy claims he was a Martian


His parents claimed he could talk for months after he was born and often discusses topics that they never taught him, such as alien civilization. When he was just one and a half, he was able to read, draw and paint and also possesses an incredible memory. Read More »


Bendis wrote on Twitter. I love you all. The publisher has gone from strength to strength since DC Rebirth first dropped, and with Bendis now involved, it's likely that even greater changes are now in store. It's an exciting time to be a DC fan, and readers are likely champing at the bit to see what he brings to the table. Since then, Bendis has written most of Marvel's marquee characters, including the X-Men, Iron Man , and the Defenders . Read More »

Grab The Original Watch Dogs For Free On PC This Week

To get hold of it, you will need to have a registered Uplay account and we're assuming Ubisoft is using this promotion to encourage user sign-ups. Ubisoft has even implemented a pre-load section so that you can download the game today and play it tomorrow when the deal begins. Read More »

Syria indicates it will sign Paris climate accord


The Bonn meeting is dealing with mainly technical issues such as ensuring transparency and compliance, the reporting of emissions, and procedures for allocating climate funds. The COP23 summit takes place amid complex global geopolitical dynamics, with President Donald Trump having announced the US's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement in June. Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition Launches in Canada for $49.99

The Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is available for $49.99, and ships directly to South Africa. The Fire TV Stick is a media player that connects to your TV's HMDI port, and lets you to stream content, including movies and TV shows, through providers like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and, of course, Amazon's own Prime Video. Read More »

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 8th


According to analysts Sirius XM Holdings I (NASDAQ: SIRI)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.04 and can go high up to $0.06. For the current quarter, 14 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.05/share. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: " Sirius XM Holdings Inc ". (NASDAQ: SIRI ) is expected to pay $0.01 on Nov 30, 2017. New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in Sirius XM Holdings by 1.4% in the 3rd quarter. Read More »

IPhone bug won't let some users type 'I'


This is needed to prevent the character from being automatically corrected to garbage. Users will have to wait until Apple releases more information regarding a permanent bug fix for this problem. However, it is seemingly affecting a meaningful number of customers and therefore will be high priority for Apple to resolve. In the meantime, the company suggested a temporary fix through its official support page. Read More »

What Can Fool Your iPhone X's Face ID? Probably Your Brother


Some users have reported that the Face ID is not working on their new, stylish iPhone X. In this article, we compiled tips and tricks on how to fix the Face ID not working, for those who are experiencing this problem. More than that, the brothers in the clip that mohanishs posted on Reddit made a follow-up after digging deeper. Go to the Settings app, tap Face ID & Passcode, and then Reset Face ID. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Lite launches in Germany with four cameras on board


The Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), along with Chinese ambassador to Qatar Li Chen, and Intertec Group chief financial officer George Thomas, and in the presence of Huawei multi-country director Yu Zxhaoyua, senior management executives and officials from Huawei (CBG) and Intertec, attended the unveiling of the "world's most powerful AI flagship smartphones" - the Huawei Mate 10 Series - in Qatar, according to a press statement. Read More »

SnapChat App Down for Many Users Across the Globe


By the date November 14,2017 all Snapchat apps with be removed from all devices and all app stores. A Snapchat support page on Twitter said the company was aware of the issue and working on it, and advised users to stay logged in. Express.co.uk has contacted Snapchat to ask if they have an estimated time for when the issues affecting the service will be resolved. "A Snapchat user @bradleykeegan11 wrote, "( Snapchat ) won't let me log in and keeps saying "could not connect". Read More »

Debt-laden RCom to sell DTH business to Veecon Media

Veecon will acquire the entire shareholding of RBTV with business on "as-is where-is" basis, along with all the existing trade liabilities and contingent liabilities. R-Com did not disclose the value of the deal. Its tower deal with Brookfield is also learnt to have failed. Trai asked all telecom operators to accept the request of RCom subscribers till December 31, 2017, for porting out. Read More »

Injustice 2's PC Open Beta Starts Today


The Injustice 2 Online Beta is available via Steam and is slated to run until November 10 . In addition, the Injustice 2 PC release date has been officially announced. Moreover, it is said that the playable PC open beta via Steam is a port that is now handled by QLOC . In other Injustice 2 news, Hellboy will be arriving in the game on the same day that the PC version launches for players who have Early Access. Read More »

Blizzard spills all the details on its Overwatch pro gaming league


From there, matches between the league's 12 teams are expected to occur four times a week, Wednesday through Saturday. There will also be various performance bonuses throughout the season for winning the four separate stages, and for overall regular season and play-off placement, with bonuses totaling $3.5 million (around £2.7 million, AU$4.6 million). Read More »

Facebook launches person-to-person payments in the UK


But so long as you keep your Messenger app updated, it'll appear sooner rather than later. To send money, open a chat with your friend, tap the blue + icon and select the green Payments icon. Marketplace has helped propel Facebook's stature as a last-click social commerce site, with almost 48% of social media users in the US reporting they made their most recent purchase from Facebook, according to a recent Open Influence study , putting the platform ahead of Instagram, YouTube and ... Read More »

IPhone X is most breakable iPhone ever


In our drop test, the $1,000 phone cracked after one drop , even as Apple argued the iPhone X was "designed to be durable". The iPhone X is a bit different from the iPhones that its customers are used to. Following a series of six drop tests of the iPhone X, gadget insurance company SquareTrade has labelled the iPhone X 'the most breakable, highest-priced, most expensive to fix iPhone ever'. Read More »

Is Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) A Safe Bet For Investors?


Preferred Lc has invested 0.04% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Norinchukin Bank The now owns 48,118 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,770,000 after acquiring an additional 3,170 shares during the last quarter. (RSUI), CapSpecialty, Inc. (CapSpecialty) and Pacific Compensation Corporation (PacificComp). Accredited Investors Inc accumulated 3,277 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Co has 38,769 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Read More »

IPhone users fume over letter 'i' bug


When they try to type the symbol, their predictive text corrects it to an "A" alongside a odd character. According to MacRumors , Apple support staff offered a temporary workaround using the iOS text replacement settings to replace all uses of a capital I with a lowercase i. Read More »

Samsung mocks Apple to grow up and upgrade to Galaxy


It has two 12-megapixel cameras with OIS on the back. Samsung's latest marketing stunt is a 1-minute commerical you'll want to share with all of your iPhone friends, with Samsung saying "Grow up with an upgrade to Galaxy". Samsung had called the pilot project for Galaxy Note 8 as "baikal", one of the world's biggest lakes in Russia, hinting at the large-sized display of the phablet, a portmanteau of phone and tablet. Read More »

Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM launched in India for INR 13499


The Nokia 5 was launched in August this year for Rs 12,499 with just 2GB of RAM - which disappointed a few fans and loyalists. Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global said - " Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully crafted phone which punches well above its weight". Read More »