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China sees Lenovo S5, K5, K5 Lite for very cheap

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On the front we have 16 MP 80.2° wide angle lens with a F/2.0 aperture. To begin with, the Lenovo S5 comes with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box while the Redmi Note 5 Pro still runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. There's the main flagship S5 model , and two lower-end budget phones: the K5 and the K5 Play , presumably meant for children. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor, apart from the fingerprint sensor on the rear panel ... Read More »

Telangana SSC English paper gets leaked on WhatsApp, officials shocked

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A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre took note of the Centre's submission and disposed off a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the paper leak case. The History paper of Class 10 was in circulation on social media right before the exam yesterday. The copy was found to be identical with the exam paper kept in the sealed bundle by the school administration. Read More »

4 militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

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The encounter broke out in the afternoon when the security forces cordoned the area where the terrorists were hiding. The identity of the slain militants could not be ascertained immediately. He said the soldiers reacted swiftly and launched an operation to track down the militants. "The militants in north are mostly Pakistanis", a senior police officer told DH. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Is Standing to Counter Long-Term Compulsion

MSFT stock traded down $1.69 on Monday, hitting $92.91. Considering that the stock recent volume of 73437920 shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. The hedge fund held 210,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.40M, up from 140,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Five UNCW programs named to list of top graduate schools

The Tickle College of Engineering climbed four spots and is now 29th. The school's esteemed faculty includes two members of the National Academy of Sciences, two fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and 18 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More »

Instagram rolls out in-app shopping feature to Canadian users

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Yes, Instagram's official app now doesn't have any option that lets you share posts of other users easily on your profile. The lucky few involved in the test have started seeing a new button appear below public, permanent posts. This new feature is similar to how quoting a tweet works on Twitter . The feature will function like this: firstly, a user can choose a public post and press a button that will embed it in their story. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase - watch all the announcements here

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This top-down shooter is set in a grizzly underworld inspired by the gory VHS era of B-Movies where you slay hordes of undead with a variety of weapons and skills. The game also features a speedrun mode with global leaderboards. Pode is a co-op puzzle game inspired by Norwegian art and culture. One of the clear highlights was The Messenger , an upcoming Ninja Gaiden-influenced 2D platformer with a twist: players can switch between an 8-bit world and a 16-bit world, both of which looked ... Read More »

HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ announced: Specs and features

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In the software department, the smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo update. The smaller device has a 5-megapixel selfie camera, a slight downgrade on the 12+'s 8-megapixel sensor, although both promise face detection. A 2,965mAh battery is inside, which should offer around a day of moderate usage thanks to the power-efficient Snapdragonb chipset. The device will be available in two colour options- Black and Silver, and it comes with a single 13MP camera at the back, along with a single ... Read More »

HTC Vive Pro to arrive in April at $799

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Talking about the specifications of the VR headset, the HTC VIVE Pro comes with a dual-OLED display with a resolution of 2880 X 1600 pixels which is almost 70% more than the current HTC VIVE HMD headset. The availability of the Vive Pro will coincidence with the release of the so-called first VR-themed movie, Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg at the end of March, which will help promote the sale of the Vive Pro, contended the sources. Read More »

New Trailer Released For Sicario: Day of the Soldado

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But it looks like another dark, tense, and exciting film, with Brolin's morally ambiguous Central Intelligence Agency agent starting a drug war in Mexico with the help of del Toro's mysterious enforcer. To accompany the change of name for the Sicario follow-up - which is now titled Sicario Day of the Soldado - a new trailer and set of stills have been released for the film. Read More »

Nimbus Data launches 100TB SSD, servers house 100PB easily

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In other words, it's a digital warehouse that can store 200 million songs, 20,000 HD movies, or 2,000 iPhones worth of data. The drive is capable of sequential read and write speeds of up to 500MB/s. As a result, for the past decade the prevailing wisdom has been to pair a small SSD boot drive with a large mechanical drive to benefit from the boot times of the former without sacrificing the capacity of the latter. Read More »

God of War gives Kratos his greatest challenge yet

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Gamestop also reveals that Atreus helps out in combat. Digital Foundry also praised the new camera, which makes combat somewhat more brutal than ever. In the video, Jason Macdonald - gameplay designer for God of war started by talking about the power dream of Kratos and how keeping up that perspective was vital in the up and coming action adventure game. Read More »

Leipzig test for Marseille in the quarters

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Tickets will not be sold on a first-come-first-served basis, with a ballot instead conducted once the sale period has ended. Accessibility tickets for disabled supporters cost €70. VNPT's pay-TV platform MyTV has announced its exclusive broadcasting rights to the current UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League for this season and the next three ones. Read More »

East Side students join nationwide walkouts against gun violence

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From there, marchers will walk to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . "And we're just, like, running along beneath her with a net, which she doesn't want or think that she needs". "And they weren't going to let us do the same", she told The Morning Call on Sunday evening. Students at Windsor High School attended a 30-minute event in the gym, featuring student and guest speakers as well as moments of silence and a call and response activity. Read More »

Ever Buy an Original PS3? Sony May Owe You $65

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PlayStation 3 hit the market back in 2006 - yeah, that long ago... The Japanese firm backed up these claims by allowing users to install Linux on it via the "OtherOS" feature, which resulted in the US Air Force creating the " Condor Cluster " supercomputer out of 1,760 PS3s. Read More »

Epic Games Talks FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE And Its Move To Mobile

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If players are used to playing on a controller or a mouse and keyboard, they build muscle memory when it comes to third-person shooters: running with the left stick, aiming with the right, jumping, pulling the trigger, etc. Probably the strangest change for most people will be the touchscreen controls (nope, no Bluetooth controller support just yet). It all works well enough, but with the obvious caveats: turning quickly 180 degrees requires multiple swipes, you can't simply hold a direction ... Read More »

Nab Epic's $12 Million Worth of Paragon Assets for Free

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According to a post on the Unreal Engine website , "20 AAA-quality characters , with their respective skins, animations, VFX and dialogue, along with over 1,500 environment components from Paragon " are now available for free in the Unreal Engine Marketplace . Read More »

Amazon reveals new GameOn API to increase competitive community engagement in games

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With GameOn you have an easy tool to bring more players in on the action-allowing them to compete for real-world prizes fulfilled by Amazon or other in-game rewards. "We're committed to growing the competitive gaming and esports community, and GameOn APIs give us an exciting new toolset to do this with", said Anatoly Ropotov, CEO, Game Insight, according to a statement from Amazon. Read More »

Google Play Instant lets users sneak a peek

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Indeed, many users actually install a game and then never open it. Ever wanted to play a mobile game, but were on the fence about downloading it? While you can only play a portion of the game like this, you'll come across plenty of prompts to download the full app if you're so inclined. Read More »

Sonic Mania Plus announced with new playable characters

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All they gave so far was a first look at what appears to be the logo for the brand new game, with RACING visible and the other two lines left blank. Sonic Mania Plus promo art with updated features. Meanwhile, owners of the digital version of the game will actually be automatically upgraded to the Plus version. During the panel, SEGA also revealed that a short animation series based on the Sonic Mania opening. Read More »

Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition Smartphones Officially Launched

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Oppo has always been keen on providing a high-end selfie experience and the R15 continues this tradition by using a 20MP f/2.0 selfie shooter at the front. The OPPO R15 is a pretty compelling device from its design to its specs, and it spells well for what to expect from the upcoming OnePlus 6. Both the phones are offering features such as dual camera bokeh, 3D portrait lighting and AI smart scene recognition. Read More »

Google will now make more money, thanks to your shopping searches

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At the moment, people asking Google where they can buy a certain product are very likely to be steered towards Amazon (amzn), where they will make their purchase. "We see ourselves as part of a solution for retailers to be able to drive better transactions. and get closer to the consumer". Later, the customer can stand in the kitchen, and use the Google Home voice device to add paper towels to the same cart and buy everything at once. Read More »

Assassin's Creed may go to Greece in 2019

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Ubisoft previously revealed that Assassin's Creed wouldn't return to a yearly release, so this one is definitely set to release in 2019 rather than this year. Gamers are now looking forward to how Assassin's Creed will look like in ancient Greece, while another action franchise, God of War , moves away from Greek mythology and into Norse mythology. Read More »

Here's Why Android 9.0 P Could Block Many Apps From Working

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Unlike how app permissions usually work, this specific one requires you to plug in your phone into the computer and run an ADB command. According to Android Police , this would mean that apps submitted to the Play Store following Android P's release need to target for Android 8.0 Oreo or above. Read More »

HTC Vive Pro premium VR arrives April 5 for $799

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The HTC Vive Pro headset will be priced at $799, will support 2880×1600 resolution combined (1440 x 1600 resolution per eye) and will come with built-in headphones. But I was surprised at how little difference the increased resolution seem to make when I was actually wearing the headset. It makes complete sense for HTC to make this price drop, and frankly is now a far better value for those that have yet to dig into HTC Vive. Read More »

Twitter Will Reportedly Ban Crypto-Related Advertising

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It could also encompass a ban on ads for cryptocurrency exchanges . It also follows a recent comment earlierthis month from Jack Dorsey, CEO and founder of Twitter , indicating that the firm would double down on its efforts to tackle the scourge of crypto scammers on the platform. Read More »

Tinder's parent company files patent infringement lawsuit against Bumble

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Match Group has also accused Bumble's founding members of stealing proprietary information when they left Tinder to start Bumble. Neither Tinder nor Bumble were immediately able to offer comment. The case was eventually settled. The suit goes on to claim that the ex-Tinder employees knew of an "undo" button that the company was working on, which it said was "nearly, if not literally, identical" to Bumble's backtrack feature. Read More »

Indian Wells: Federer rallies against Coric to advance to final

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Earlier, he made his name three consecutive titles from 2004 to 2006 and the Indian Wells Masters in 2012. Juan Martin Del Potro , once one of tennis' hottest young talents before his career was derailed by injuries, won the Indian Wells Masters on Sunday two years after nearly quitting in frustration. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Wins Russian Election in Stunning Upset

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The vote was tainted by widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but the complaints will likely do little to undermine Putin. Many voters credit Putin, a 65-year-old former KGB spy, with standing up for Russia's interests in a hostile outside world, even though the cost is confrontation with the West. Read More »

Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8

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The update file itself weighs in at just over 1.5GB which isn't surprising seeing as how this is a major Android OS update. However, they encountered an issue which caused devices to reboot while running Android 8.0. This might be getting a little repetitive, but Oreo brings picture-in-picture, Autofill, notification dots, and more. Sprint has released firmware version G950USQU2CRB9 and G955USQU2CRB9 for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ respectively. Read More »

Homestead Manor to host Easter egg hunt on March 24

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This event is for children pre-K up to 5th grade. The Greene-Dreher Volunteer Fire Association sponsors Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt. The city of Lumberton's Easter Stravaganza has been scheduled for March 25. Returning for its third year is the Spectacular Egg Hunt specifically designed for children ages 0 to 10 with special needs. All activities for this "egg-cellent" family event are included with membership, and general admission of $7 per person (under 1 admitted free). Read More »