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Link Is Trying To Make Smart Homes Less Annoying

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Gopi Sirineni, VP product management at Qualcomm Technologies says, "With the number of connected devices increasing in the home, capacity has become an important feature for technology providers to deliver in order to meet consumer expectations". Read More »

Facebook kills off AI venture, M

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While the virtual assistant service is going away, Facebook is keeping its M Suggestions feature, which grew out of some of the insights learned by the M project. The company confirmed the news in a statement to The Verge . It was limited in its deployment, with M being made available to around 2,000 people, the Verge said, out of 1.3 billion Messenger users. Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US

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The 8MP camera has a wide-angle 120 degree lens. It'll sit alongside the rest of the ZenFone lineup available in places like the USA which includes the ZenFone 4 Max and Max Pro, ZenFone 3 Max, and ZenFone Max. According to Asus that means a ZenFone Max Plus user will be able to browse the internet non-stop for 21 hours or enjoy 13 hours of video playback between charges. Read More »

Report claims AT&T will not sell Huawei phones after all

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Neither Huawei nor AT&T have commented on the report, so it is unclear as to how true the initial rumors were, although Huawei did previously express their desire to launch their phones in the US. Now, one day before Huawei's CES press conference on January 9, a new report claims that AT&T has chose to back out at the last minute. "We look forward to sharing more information with you then". Read More »

HTC announces Vive Pro with better specs for enterprise

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As one of the first major VR headsets to hit shelves, the hardware inside the HTC Vive isn't its most compelling feature anymore. On Thursday HTC Vive teased its followers on Twitter with a cryptic images regarding a 'New Years Resolution '. Read More »

Vuzix Launches Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses

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With its main competitor Google Assistant already making its way to everything from smartwatches to headphones , Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is also gearing up to do the same. The latest development is a lightweight solution of the AVS Device SDK that the company launched previous year to let OEMs start integrating Alexa into their Bluetooth-supported connected devices. Read More »

Acer Unveils World's Thinnest Laptop

However, it's a bigger 15.6-inch screen compared to Acer's other new laptops. Acer has also updated the Spin 3 which is getting eight-generation Intel Core processors (unlike the Sift 7). For more information and full specifications on the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop as well as all purchasing options jump over to the official Acer website by following the link below. Read More »

Chinese EV startup Byton unveils first concept at CES

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With a unique digital design and innovative human-vehicle interaction, the premium SUV functions as a new generation smart device, built for the coming era of shared, smart mobility and autonomous driving, FMC said in a statement. The driver can control the main functions of the screen by a 9 inch touch screen on the steering wheel. Four BYTON Life features on display at CES include my HEALTH, my COMMUNICATION, my ENTERTAINMENT and my ACTIVITIES. Read More »

Ford details the 2018 F-150 Diesel

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Although the new engine will be branded "Power Stroke", like the bigger 6.7-liter turbodiesel found in F-Series Super Duty trucks, the 3.0-liter unit is more closely related to an engine offered in Europe and in the USA under the hoods of Land Rover SUVs. Read More »

Samsung Family Hub Fridge With Bixby Unveiled At CES 2018

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Samsung's grand unveiling at the International Consumer Electronics (CES) show in Las Vegas this weekend, saw their newest smart refrigerator take centre stage with a host of capabilities including a built-in personal assistant, giant touchscreen and speaker system. Read More »

Intel's Vega-Powered SoC Debuts In VR-Capable 'Hades Canyon' NUC

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Chipmaker Intel has launched its new 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M graphics aimed at the enthusiasts community, which is growing exponentially with gaming , content creation and virtual as well as mixed reality. Content creators can also do more with this new processor, whether it is creating 3D images from scratch, editing videos seamlessly at home or on the go, or using the most popular creative applications, according to Intel. Read More »

NVIDIA's new 65-inch 4K gaming displays also run Android TV

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This effectively would make BFGDs the one of the biggest displays you can hook your PC gaming rig to. The gaming-focused panels have been created to be as low-latency as possible whether you're plumbed directly into your PC, Android device, or game console. Read More »

SpaceX to launch Zuma spacecraft, most secretive mission to date

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But SpaceX planned to provide coverage of the early moments of the flight, including an attempt to fly the Falcon 9's first stage back to touchdown at the Air Force station. military. Satellite trackers, get your telescopes ready. CEO Elon Musk says the heavy-lift launcher's debut test flight - carrying his own Tesla Roadster sports auto into space - is possible from KSC before the end of this month. Read More »

SpaceX Launches Zuma Mission, Lands First Stage at the Cape

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The first launch this year carried a special payload - Zuma, a secretive spacecraft commissioned by the US government for an undisclosed mission. SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission of 2018, after capping a record year last year in 2017 with 18 total launches. Read More »

FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES appearance

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The sources added that federal law enforcement agencies have " intervened in the matter ". Pai was due to take part in what was described as a "candid conversation" with Maureen Ohlhausen from the Federal Trade Commission and chaired by Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, the organisation responsible for the CES show. Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter Is Joining Netflix's 'The Crown'

Helena Bonham Carter is circling a deal with Netflix to play Princess Margaret in the critically-acclaimed series, according to multiple media reports. Carter is especially a huge nab for Netflix, having played her fair share of royalty - either proper or rebellious - before. The Crown production team or Netflix have not denied Bonham Carter's involvement with the series. Read More »

"Acer announces their latest 11" Chromebook ahead of CES 2018

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At CES 2018, scheduled to start from January 9, HP will show off the new Chromebook models . Apart from having somewhat confusing names, both Chromebooks are aimed at the education and enterprise markets, but they're perfectly serviceable machines for everyday use. Read More »

Splatoon Joy-Con Come To US In January

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Both Europe and Japan's standalone versions keep the same color configuration as the bundled version, but for some reason it appears Nintendo chose to, dare I say it, switch things up for North America. We've asked the company for details, and we'll update this article with any information we receive. If not, then novelty may soothe the wounds of the color scheme's delayed release in the US. Read More »

North Korea And South Korea Officially Agree To Hold High-Level Talks

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The top USA military commander in South Korea said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may have an ulterior motive in offering talks and reconciliation in his New Year's speech. The South Korean leader inspected the newly christened ice-breaking LNG carrier Vladimir Rusanov being built at DSME's Okpo Shipyard in Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do Province. Read More »

More Burnout Paradise HD Remaster rumors surface

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Previous listings for the Burnout Paradise remaster which have surfaced have all had similar release windows. The game was listed for a March 1 release, which would make Japan's March 16 date more plausible. It's all fine and dandy, except the actual game is not real - or hasn't been announced just yet. If you've a lingering fondness for Burnout , there's good news: Burnout Paradise is getting a HD remaster courtesy of EA. Read More »

Jio Plans Cheaper By 50₹; Increased Data Limit

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Airtel's Rs 349 plan offers 2GB of app for daily with unlimited local and STD calls. Reliance Jio has knocked Rs 50 off some of its existing plans, which gives tough competition to rivals in the market. The telco has also introduced four new tariff plans of Rs 198 , Rs 398 , Rs 448 , and Rs 498 , in which the customers will get 1.5 GB data. Reliance Jio's Rs 198 recharge offer now gives 42GB data, compared to the earlier offering of 28GB with a validity of 28 days. Read More »

All iOS and Mac devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre, Apple confirms

Apple has put out a statement saying that the Meltdown and Spectre bugs affect "all Mac systems and iOS devices". The most likely way that malicious code could get on your device would be through a web browser; Apple plans to issue a fix for Safari on Macs and iOS devices in coming days that would address that threat. Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) announced with Snapdragon 630 SoC

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Nokia 6 features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a pixel density of 403 ppi. The fingerprint scanner is claimed to lie on the back in the case of the Nokia 6 2018. Speaking of which, the Nokia 6 2018 now comes with a rear-mounted finger-print scanner. It will be offered in two storage variants - 32GB and 64GB. Read More »

Akshay Kumar's Kesari Look Will Leave You Awestruck

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National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar , who is addressing the issue of menstrual hygiene in his forthcoming film PadMan , said that women should get sanitary napkins for free as it is a basic necessity for them. Akshay shared the first look of himself from the movie on his Twitter page. "Need your best wishes as always @ dharmamovies @ iAmAzure @SinghAnurag79". Read More »

Jio revises plans, Rs 149 recharge will now offer 1GB per day

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Airtel's Rs 349 prepaid recharge plan offers 2GB 3G/4G data per day for 28 days . The Airtel pack also includes unlimited local and STD calling and 100 free SMS per day with a validity of 28 days . According to the website of Airtel, this prepaid recharge plan comes bundled with unlimited local and STD call benefits along with unlimited roaming incoming, outgoing calls. Read More »

Climate Change And Pollution Are Stripping Oxygen From The Oceans

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Ocean dead zones quadrupled in size since 1950, while low oxygen sites around the world increased tenfold, threatening large swaths of marine life , scientists warned in a study released on Friday. Unfortunately, as the oceans get warmer, marine life actually needs more oxygen to survive, not less. As oxygen levels in water drop, the behavior and growth of fish and other ocean organisms is affected - a lack of oxygen can make them more susceptible to disease, or make it more hard to ... Read More »

It's official! CFC ban is shrinking hole in ozone layer, says NASA

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Now if only we could get the world to agree on climate change, we might actually be able to save ourselves from a very bleak future. The worry that we could lose this protective layer led to the adoption of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer , which was ratified in 1987. Read More »

DNA offers evidence of new population of native Alaskans

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UAF archeology professor Ben Potter and an global team of scientists he worked with has discovered evidence of a previously unknown, ancient people who were among the first to cross over from Asia to Alaska more than 15,000 years ago. The skeleton of a baby from 11,500 years ago might tell scientists more about when and how the ancestors of Native Americans first traveled over from Asia. Read More »

Tiger Shroff And Disha Patani Secretly Got Married In Goa?

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While the makers had earlier announced that the film would release on April 27, it is learnt that the release date of Baaghi 2 has been advanced and it will now release on March 30. While Disha tweeted, "Rebels for love are all set to meet you!" Baaghi 2 is Disha and Tiger's first movie together and fans are eagerly waiting to see their chemistry on-screen. Read More »

HP recalls even more laptop batteries because, you know, fire

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HP has issued a safety recall for thousands of laptop batteries used in its products around the world. About 50,000 computers containing the recalled batteries were sold at national retailers including Best Buy, Amazon, and the HP website between December 2015 and December 2017. Read More »

Nintendo Switch becomes fastest selling console in America

This surpasses the Wii, which held the previous record of 4 million sold in 10 months. "Fans across the country have experienced the joy of playing their favorite games at home or on the go", said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's President and COO in a press release. Read More »