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Google Pixel 2′s camera app does not use the Pixel Visual Core

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The feature will be rolled out via the February monthly update . The said feature is the Pixel Visual Core, which along with a new application programming interface (API) will allow third-party applications to use the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities of the hardware in order to capture enhanced photos. Read More »

Roku responds to Consumer Reports device-hacking study; shares higher

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In response- both Samsung and Roku say they take privacy and security seriously. He said: "Roku devices have a totally unsecured remote control API enabled by default". "In some cases, we found that this API was not properly secured and that could let a hacker control your TV". TVs using the Roku Platform had an issue with the developer APIs as well. Read More »

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon Heavy rocket

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The successful introduction of a new heavy rocket to the world, the most powerful in operation and second only to the Apollo era, all through a private company and at a fraction of a cost of other systems now in construction. A livestream showed that the two side boosters have successfully landed back at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The vehicle now is on a path toward the asteroid belt located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Read More »

Odd light over Northern California was SpaceX rocket

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The SpaceX CEO today successfully launched his new Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit. SpaceX launched " World's most powerful rocket " called Falcon Heavy from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's ( NASA) Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read More »

Angus King celebrates announcement of new lobster emoji

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As in the past, various vendors will use their own images to fit their existing emoji designs. New emojis will be coming to a phone near you in about six months. The Unicode Consortium has announced that among the latest emoji will be superheroes, redheads, partying face, hot face, cold face, infinity, and much more. Read More »

Twitter bans fake celebrity porn content, accounts

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And thanks to the rampant nature of the pornography community, an easy-to-use app has sprung up, according to Motherboard , which allows anyone to carry-out the NSFW face-swapping. And Twitter is following suit. In a statement to Mashable , Twitter confirmed that deepfakes violate its policy against posting "intimate photos or videos of someone that were produced or distributed without their consent". Read More »

The Ford Ranger Raptor is real

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Like the standard Ranger, the Raptor will be built in Thailand. That compares to the 147kW/470Nm 3.2-litre five-pot oiler in the current Ranger line-up, though no doubt the Raptor's engine is lighter. Like those on the F-150 Raptor, the dampers are by Fox Racing Shox with 46.6mm piston for front and rear. The Raptor also gets beefier rubber - All-Terrain BF Goodrich 285/70 R17 tyres, measuring 838mm in diameter and 285mm in width - and disc brakes. Read More »

Apple sold 18 Million Apple Watches in 2017, Canalys

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With this record , Apple has managed to dethrone Fitbit who was the previous record holder. Apple has shipped over 1.6 Million units of the Apple SmartWatch Series 3 powered by LTE support. Apple has pulled far ahead as it continues to focus on its core iPhone user base. Out of all these units, the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE capability sold the most number probably because it presented the most convenience to the user while it was strapped to their wrist. Read More »

The 4 biggest features coming in PlayStation 4 system software 5.50

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The PlayStation 4's next major update has entered beta for those that opted in to trial it back in January. If you're anxious about your kids not playing outside enough, Play Time Management gives designated "Family Managers" the ability to set limits for when and for how long each child can play. Read More »

We take it back: Samsung's Galaxy S9 looks gorgeous

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Samsung's future new flagship smartphone duo is all set to launch in just three weeks, and Android fans are in store for a mixed bag if latest rumors conclude. As seen with the earlier launched Galaxy C series smartphones, the upcoming Galaxy C10 will also make its debut in China. The rumours say that the smartphone is coming with a dual-camera combo mounted on the rear The front camera would at least feature a LED flashlight, as most of their recently launching midrange smartphone has one. Read More »

The Surge 2 announced, coming 2019

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The Surge 2 has been announced , with Deck 13 working alongside publisher Focus Home Interactive to bring the sequel to life. "Although it may look to be Dark Souls with a sci-fi skin, it would be a disservice to think of The Surge in those terms". Read More »

Tag: Infinix Hot S3 Price in India

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There's a quite less competition in this range, Infinix Hot S3 has a greater advantage of its the selfie phone tagline. The Infinix Hot S3 comes equipped with a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 infinity display . The front camera also takes low-light selfies meaning the dual LED flash comes into action when there's less intensity of light. The Infinix Hot S3 price in India for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant is Rs. Read More »

Another Rainbow Six Siege free weekend is happening this month

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In other Siege news, the game's Year 3 Season 1 content, called Operation Chimera, will launch on PC starting on February 19 through the testing realm. The free Outbreak event officially begins on March 6 and will be available until April 3. Over 25 million players have already jumped into Rainbow Six Siege , and Ubisoft is looking to increase that number ahead of the game's free Outbreak event. Read More »

Hyundai Motor India launched new 2018 Elite at Auto Expo 2018

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The base model of the Hyundai i20 facelift is priced from Rs. 5.34 lakh. The facelift brings a new large V-shaped grille finished in black to the Elite i20 , and does not bear a chrome frame as the outgoing version. While the 2018 i20 facelift has the dual-tone treatment that it comes with, there is a new Flame Orange color variant that we are going to see this year. Read More »

Google brings AR stickers to Android

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As we move to the new feed experience for the Search app, which makes it easier than ever to discover and explore what matters to you, we've chose to remove the shortcuts feature. Now Google is rolling out its latest lightweight app: Assistant Go . If you are in love with this gesture navigation control, there is an unofficial way of getting it by installing an app on your device. Read More »

Tata H5X SUV concept world premieres at Auto Expo 2018

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Kia previous year signed a pact with the state government of Andhra Pradesh, in the south, to build a plant valued at $1.1 billion. The plant will have a capacity of 3 lakh units annually. South Korean automaker Kia has just unveiled the SP Concept compact SUV , whose production model will be the first vehicle from Kia for the Indian auto market. Read More »

Lenovo Recalls ThinkPad Laptops Due to Fire Hazard

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Lenovo said it became aware of the issue a few weeks ago when it received three customer reports about their notebook overheating. Consumers should immediately visit https://support.lenovo.com/X1C_5GEN_RECALL to see if their laptop is included in the recall and for assistance in locating the nearest authorized fix center for inspection and fix. Read More »

Apple HomePod review: Siri's smart speaker is more speaker than smart

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Just like the rest of the reviewers, he was impressed by sound that "makes the Amazon Echo and Google's Home sound muffled and tinny in comparison". Apple's investments into sound are seen in HomePod, but also innovations like the improved stereo speaker designs in recent iPhones and the quad speakers in iPad Pro. Read More »

Waymo, Uber trade barbs in opening arguments in self-driving case

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The Bay Area rivals are battling each other, and a host of other technology and auto companies, to gain early ground in an autonomous-vehicle market estimated by Intel to be worth $7 trillion by 2050. " Waymo bears the burden of establishing that each and every one of these trade secrets are actual trade secrets". "This case is about Waymo wanting to stop its biggest competitor, Uber ", said Uber attorney Bill Carmody during Monday's opening statements in San Francisco. Read More »

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones remove lockscreen ads

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Back in June 2016, Amazon introduced its " Prime Exclusive " phone program, which offers Prime subscribers attractive smartphones with budget pricing. As smartphone technology has evolved, we also want to evolve the Prime Exclusive Phone experience to ensure customers can easily use features such as the phone's mobile unlock technologies like facial recognition and fingerprint sensors, as well as be able to personalize device lockscreens with photos or wallpapers. Read More »

NYPD starts replacing cops' Windows Phones with iPhones

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It chose the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus-handsets Apple released in 2016. The 2014 handout was a part of $160-million plan to modernize equipment used by the police. However, when Microsoft announced previous year that it would stop supporting its Windows Phone 8.1 operating system with new software updates and tweaks, the NYPD was forced to find an alternative. Read More »

Nintendo finally answers the tough questions… about Mario's nipples and belly button

Elsewhere in the video, Koizumi reveals that the Super Mario Odyssey team was so taken aback by the fan response to topless Mario's missing belly button, that it seriously considered adding one to the final game. Mario has a pigmented projection on the surface of his chest, and there's nothing you or I or anyone can do about it. " movie. So a little bit of niggling nostalgia will always make us click on the latest video or art parody of our favorite video game brothers". Read More »

Drake Crashes Miami High School to Shoot Video for 'God's Plan'

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Drake presented $25,000 dollars to a high school after shooting his latest music video there. It was just another day for students at the school when all of a sudden Drizzy arrived to the premises to shoot scenes for his upcoming video. As expected, kids were screaming when Drake made an appearance on their campus and you could hear the thrill in their voices in the clips. At Miami Senior High that's where. Read More »

Ozone study holds warning for sunbathers

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The study published on Tuesday found ozone was still decreasing between 60 degrees North and 60 degrees South, zones which take in Australia in the south and Russian Federation in the north. "The potential for harm in lower latitudes may actually be worse than at the poles", she said. They say another possibility is that very short-lived substances (VSLSs), which contain chlorine and bromine, could be destroying ozone in the lower stratosphere. Read More »

Solar System 2.0 may have water-rich planets, say study

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The global team first refined the properties of the star at the centre of the system, and secondly improved the measurements of the planets' radii. A year on, we are reporting our results. Thus TRAPPIST-1 and its planets continue to fascinate. They may also be tidally locked, meaning that the same side is always facing the star. With orbits ranging from 1.5 to 12 days, the planets would have fit comfortably in the distance between the Sun and its closest planet, Mercury. Read More »

Huawei opens up Mate 10 Pro pre-orders to US-based customers

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The unlocked Mate 10 Pro will work on GSM/LTE carriers like AT&T , T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, MetroPCS, and so on. The current retailer line-up includes Amazon , B&H, Newegg and Best Buy . The phone houses a dual-camera setup on the rear with 12-megapixel +20-megapixel sensors. A dual-LED, dual tone flash is also available on the back side of both smartphones, while both of these phones ship with stereo speakers (32-bit) and Bluetooth 4.2.Both devices come in both single and (hybrid) ... Read More »

Mysterious Honor device with dual cameras spotted on TENNA

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Honor's recent additions to its lineup have all switched over to an 18:9 FullView display and the Honor 9 Lite continues that trend. The Honor 9 Lite's big talking point is its cameras, with Honor having equipped the handset with dual-lens 13MP and 2MP cameras on both the front and back. Read More »

Ex-Facebook, Google employees launch anti-tech campaign

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With their campaign, titled The Truth About Tech , the group aims to raise awareness among students, teachers and parents about the dark side of excessive technology use. The organization called The Center for Humane Technology was announced Sunday, in an attempt to reverse "the digital attention crisis" among Americans and "realign technology with humanity's best interests". Read More »

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Secret Ending Mysteriously Triggered

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However, the condition necessary to authentically trigger the cutscene has always been considered almost impossible to meet: all nuclear weapons at the FOBs of every player on a specific platform have to be dismantled. We are still investigating, but can confirm that the event was triggered while the nuke count hadn't reached zero. The contents of the cutscene itself have been well-known since hackers discovered it lurking in the game's code back in 2015 . Read More »

Spider with a tail discovered in 100m-year-old amber

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The scientists have named the newly found spider cousin as Chimerarachne yingi . But experts disagree about how these fossils relate to modern-day spiders, because there's something unusual about their crumpled corpses: all four of them have tails. Read More »

Xiaomi's Amazfit BIP Smartwatch Now Available In The US, Costs $99

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Resembling an Apple Watch , the Amazfit Bip even includes a small dial on the right side of the watch face. If you're interested, you can pre-order the smartwatch direct from Amazfit's website for $99 . Furthermore, the Smartwatch also comes with real time heart rate monitor which tracks down your heart rates while wearing the watch. There is Bluetooth 4.0 LE for pairing with smartphones, a 20mm standard width changeable watch band, IP68 rating that makes it resistant to splashing, rain, ... Read More »