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Surface Book 2 can't stay charged during gaming sessions


Unfortunately, in an attempt to keep portability, the socket charger is not big enough to power the whole system when running modern games without the battery being discharged. The issue occurs and is found with users playing 3D games on the device. I've found the throttling makes the device unusable for gaming after less than 10 minutes in those battery efficient modes, dropping the experience from 60fps to 30fps in some titles. Read More »

6 die in Ogle County house fire near Dixon, authorities say


Autopsies revealed all six family members died of smoke inhalation, including parents Timothy and Melissa Shaw, and their children, 17-year-old Ethan, 15-year-old LeAnne, 12-year-old Hailey and 11-year-old Dylan, the sheriff said. On Nov. 10, a fire in a two-story home at 209 W. Second St., in Leaf River killed 19-year-old volunteer firefighter Greg Wood and sent his father and brother to the hospital. Read More »

OnePlus 5T breaks launch day sales records, lacks Project Treble support


The USP of the device is the full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio. So, for now, be grateful knowing that your OnePlus 3/3T smartphones will continue to get updates for some time. What it does is pick out the most essential specs and features of a flagship phone that the mainstream consumer value most, compromises on a few things and gives fans a package that is very powerful yet affordable. Read More »

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague


The presiding judge of International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY ) on Wednesday found that the 74-year-old general "significantly contributed" to genocide committed at Srebrenica. Prosecutors had sought a life sentence, while Mladic's defense lawyers said he should be acquitted on all counts. Mladic was indicted for genocide and crimes against humanity but evaded justice for 16 years. Read More »

Apple has acquired mixed reality headset developer Vrvana for $30M


According to TechCrunch , Apple has acquired the Canadian firm, Vrvana , which made the Totem headset - although it was never released it was well received by pundits. Although the startup's website is still live, yet it has been found silent on social media since August. Recent reports claim Apple is preparing to ship an AR headset in 2020. Read More »

Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream


You can tap on request to send the request, then if your friends accept it you will also go live. But unless you really want someone to join you, the requests might get annoying, so turn the button on at your discretion. A new icon with two smileys now indicates the number of join requests in a badge, if there is more than one request. Instagram's live mode works a lot like Periscope, which allows people to watch a user's live stream and send comments or hearts. Read More »

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: How to Play with Friends


While Super Mario Run faced some criticism for squashing Nintendo's character into a relatively uninspiring running game, this smartphone take on Animal Crossing seems to have numerous same elements as its console precursors. Timers are for waiting for fruit trees to replenish, speeding up crafting or waiting for more side missions. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp was already out in Australia prior to its early release today, but you could also get the game by making an Apple account with ... Read More »

You can now send Facebook Messenger photos in higher resolution


The feature lets sellers on Facebook create and send invoices to customers directly within a conversation on Messenger. Messenger users are already exchanging 17 billion photos a month, according to the company, so it's certainly a change that will affect a lot of people. Read More »

YouTube is available on the Amazon Echo Show once again


Still, it's good that it's back - the Echo Show was born for YouTube, as an idle time consumption device that likely often lives atop kitchen counters. "We hope to be able to reach an agreement and resolve these issues soon". YouTube on Echo Show has been changed as Amazon and Google sought to make up their differences. Read More »

It was unfinished business regardless — Resigned Ange Postecoglou


I'll be their biggest supporter. It hasn't just been coaching the national team. "The reality is we've been looking at those options anyway". "I have loved this job but it's been all encompassing". "I'm just so invested in football in this country... whatever role I've had in and around the game, football in this country will always be dear to me and my major driver". Read More »

Majority of Wisconsin schools meet or exceed expectations


This is the second year for the current format of the report card that is issued for all 2,447 schools and 422 districts. This is a larger variability than expected or typical. This also includes data about graduation and attendance rates. This affected the report cards by showing less participation. All other schools in the Madison Metropolitan district meet or exceed expectations or have a satisfactory alternate rating. Read More »

Read this before you buy a new 4K TV this Black Friday


And four years ago, the price of entry was about $7000. It basically offers some of the best value and home entertainment quality per dollar spent of all 2017 4K LCD HDR TVs in existence. In addition to the flood of sharper images, there are also more smart TVs, which connect right to the internet. HDR also offers a wider color range. Read More »

Big Splatoon 2 Update Coming this Week Adds New Stages

After MakoMart Nintendo plans to regularly release more maps and as a part of this they announced the museum-like Shellendorf Institute and the two remade original maps, Walleye Warehouse and Arowana Mall. If players talk to Judd when they reach Level 99, they'll have the option to reset their level display to Level ★1 so they can continue raising their level. Read More »

Apple admits student interns worked illegal hours on iPhone X production line


Six student interns aged 17-19 reportedly said that they routinely worked 11-hour days at a factory in Zhengzhou, which is illegal under Chinese law, according to The Financial Times . "We've confirmed the students worked voluntarily, were compensated and provided benefits, but they should not have been allowed to work overtime", an Apple spokesperson told the newspaper. Read More »

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Upgraded to Outperform at Wells Fargo & Company


Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 263,668,478 shares of the stock are valued at $11.8 billion. First Fiduciary Investment Counsel Inc. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, June 30 report. The stock of 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Uber inks deal with Volvo for 24000 self-driving cars


It is a non-exclusive agreement between these two firms and is a continuation of their relationship to bring a well-known vehicle maker and a silicon valley technology company together in this field of driverless auto transportation. The deal shows Uber's preparation to own and operate its own fleet of autonomous vehicles. "We are open to deliver to more taxi companies", Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson told Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri. Read More »

Meet WiFi Dabba, a company promising 1GB data at just Rs 20


Be it Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL or any other, telcos are coming up with new value for money plans, revamping the old ones nearly every other day. The company claims that they can provide an internet speed of 50 Mbps within 100 to 200 meters radius. Further, the company is said to have more than 1800 connection requests in-waiting. Read More »

Neverwinter Nights Enhanced Edition announced for PC

If you played the original, the new edition will even support your saved games. This is hardly the first time Beamdog have re-released an old game with a few changes, as they have already done something similar for Baldur's Gate , Icewind Dale and Planescape Torment . Read More »

Armenia plans to boost cooperation with Russian Federation in all areas


Lavrov, meanwhile, has already visited the Armenian Genocide memorial, met foreign minister Edward Nalbandian and given a press conference afterwards. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, in turn, that all components of the conflict settlement are enshrined in numerous documents that have been deposited with the OSCE Secretary General. Read More »

Xiaomi launches cheaper variant of the Xiaomi Mi Note 3


Both the 6GB variants have also received a price cut. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is a bigger and cheaper version of the Xiaomi Mi 6, with slightly large footprints. The another 12MP camera sensor features a telephoto lens with an aperture of f/2.6. In terms of hardware, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 comes with a Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor, coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. Read More »

(AAPL) Shares Sold by Insight 2811 Inc


Moon Capital Management Llc increased Apple Inc ( AAPL ) stake by 44.85% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Focused Wealth Management Inc bought 6,140 shares as the company's stock rose 3.95% with the market. Bell Bancshares holds 0.29% in Apple Inc . The stock was sold at an average price of $154.21, for a total value of $9,775,063.48. Riccio Daniel J . Read More »

Thailand's GDP Growth Accelerates in Q3


Exports and tourism have lifted growth for Southeast Asia's second largest economy this year, though it still lags that of peers. Keeping down Thai growth has been still-soft domestic demand and delays in the start of big infrastructure projects. Read More »

Samsung rolls out its biggest software update yet for the Gear S3


Do note that some features, like those tied to Health, Reminders, and Contacts, require the appropriate Samsung apps to be updated and used as the default. For example, you can now create new contacts and events right on the smartwatch itself instead of simply viewing what's already there. Reminders also get a welcome change. Read More »

Ford's Plug-In Hybrid for Police and Government Forces Is Here


This new plug-in isn't the first Ford hybrid on the police fleet, mind. The announcement of the world's first plug-in hybrid police vehicle follows Ford's introduction earlier this year of the world's first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle , the Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan . Read More »

There Won't Be A Black Friday Discount For The Nintendo Switch


However, he admitted that predicting the demand for such products is not an easy task. He further drives the point home by saying that the company is not discounting the Nintendo Switch for the coming holidays. "We're focusing on making sure we have robust supply at retail.", Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé said during an interview with The Washington Post . Read More »

Watch The Street Fighter V


Some of the new moves were highlighted in a fresh teaser trailer that recently dropped. Capcom writes: "On January 16, 2018, all Street Fighter V players will receive the free Arcade Edition update". The updated version of the fighting game will also include the new Arcade Mode and Battle Mode, as well as a new user interface. It'll be offered as a free downloadable update for those that already own Street Fighter V or can be purchased as a standalone game for $39.99. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Improved Facial Recognition


What's interesting about the Galaxy X is that we haven't seen any leaks aside from reports detailing the phone and these certifications. A support page went up on Samsung's website for an SM-G888N0 handset, as spotted by Dutch-language site MobielKopen . Read More »

Disneyland's popular Southern California Passport on hiatus

The Southern California Select Passport, the other option open to Southern California residents, is available for $339 and allows visitors 170 days of access to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Disneyland stopped selling its Southern California Passport once before in 2014 to better manage crowds but reinstated the program previous year. Current pass holders can renew the $469 Southern California Passport, which allows locals to visit Disneyland and Disneyland California Adventure ... Read More »

(The) (GS) Holdings Raised by IFP Advisors Inc

O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Proshare Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Zoetis Inc ( NYSE :ZTS). ( NYSE :GS) in today's trade was 90.29B. Bank of America upgraded Goldman Sachs Group Inc ( NYSE :GS) on Wednesday, September 9 to "Buy" rating. (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Read More »

Pennsylvania couple sues police after police misidentify plant as pot


The Associated Press reported last week that a couple was held for several hours, handcuffed, in a police vehicle when local police mistook their hibiscus plants for cannabis. The Cramers said they were handcuffed and forced to sit in a police auto for four hours while the officers ransacked their home. "Sometimes I think they look for crime where it doesn't exist in order to justify their existence", Mr Cramer told the channel. Read More »