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Processor update might make Google's Wear OS a better Apple Watch competitor

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Instead of improving the experience, it ended up killing it. It's 2018 and Google is still struggling with wearables . However, we're curious to know if Wear OS can match Apple's watchOS in terms of its apps support. With that it will also offer follow up questions. This does presume that all Wear OS devices will have at least one button. We are already starting to see some of this work pay off, with an expanded list of devices that are already compatible with the Android P ... Read More »

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy A Star gets certified with Bluetooth 5.0 on board

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The Galaxy Note 9 is due in the second half of this year and if a source with a somewhat solid track record is to be believed, Samsung won't be making any major design changes to the Galaxy Note 9. The display of the Note 8 was around 6.32 inches, while the Note 9 will come at 6.38 inches. There will be higher storage versions as well, and all of them will get a MicroSD card slot for storing additional data. Read More »

Dancing and Dabbing: Thanos Gets Groovy in Fortnite

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Well Epic have decided they need to nerf the abilities of Thanos already after just a couple of days play time. We worked closely over the following weeks to bring these two worlds together and landed on the Limited Time Mashup, Infinity Gauntlet . Read More »

New Interesting Android P Features

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Google Assistant is rolling out in more countries this year including the UK, France, Korea, Japan, and Canada. Developer Preview 2 of Android P introduces an " enhanced " battery saver mode that shuts down nearly the same set of things, but introduces a new "power-efficient" watch face. Read More »

BioWare's Casey Hudson Confirms Anthem Will Work as a Single-Player Story

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There isn't a lot known about the game apart from its an RPG that has multiplayer, it looks to be released next year in March and, if we really want to be honest here, has a look that's similar to Bungie's Destiny . Hudson promises that while " Anthem is meant to bring out the best parts of playing as part of an online community, you can choose to play through the story with only your friends, or even on your own". Read More »

John Legend lending voice to Google Assistant

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You will be able to see the actual meaning of the text just by selecting it. It will monitor the apps you launch, when you launch them, and how likely you are to access the same app again soon. "Adaptive brightness" will learn how bright you like your screen based on manual adjustments, instead of automatically adjusting based on the how bright it is. Read More »

China's ZTE says main business operations cease due to USA ban

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That said, the American government now believes that ZTE lied and the majority of its employees weren't formally reprimanded until earlier this year - contrary to what was stated in the denial order issued by the U.S. ZTE wasn't kidding around when it suggested that a U.S. Department of Commerce order would "severely impact" its survival . Marick said ZTE has not given guidance on whether its phones can continue receiving software updates from Android, and discussions between the ... Read More »

Biggest Annoucements at Google's 2018 I/O Developer Conference

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Note: Smart Compose is available in English. This new feature on Gmail will understand the context of an e-mail and suggest phrases accordingly for the users. At I/O 2018, Google announced that Assistant is getting six new voices, and match the human parity using Deepmind's Wavenet technology. This will crop the photo to make the document as readable as possible, but it will also automatically convert the file to PDF so that it is easier to share. Read More »

Microsoft to bring Fluent Design to Win32 applications

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This way, Microsoft will be able to provide a modern experience across Windows 10 regardless of user adoption. Victims that opened the Office document would silently be infected via a malicious webpage opened in the background. "These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit the vulnerability". In the wake of Patch Tuesday is a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803, aka April 2018 Update, that's causing many PCs to remain in an infinite boot loop. Read More »

Google previews a future where AI makes phone calls for you

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These options include options to rotate, archive, brighten, share and more. There's also a new "Shush" feature puts your phone into Do Not Disturb mode automatically when you lay it face-down. To be fair, comparing Android P to iOS 11 is a little like comparing this year's Toyota Camry to last year's Honda Accord - the playing field isn't 100% level. Read More »

Google wants to use AR to make walking navigation easier in Maps

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With the new features , Maps is expected to become more helpful and personal as the service will now offer more customised suggestions and recommendations for users based on the location. Google is not only offering a list of trending destinations in a community but is also debuting a new feature called Match Score . Maps will generate lists of Michelin-starred restaurants, for example, or popular brunch spots depending on your context and the time of day. Read More »

Microsoft empowers developers to build intelligent apps for where the world works

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The service can identify issues through visual imagery, making it possible for drone photography or images from industrial equipment to be analyzed on the edge for quick response to critical issues. Microsoft says another advantage to using commercially available FPGAs, manufactured by longtime partner Intel , is that companies will be able to set up similar technology in their own locations, and not be limited to working in the cloud. Read More »

Elia Viviani sprints to back-to-back victories

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This followed on from a Friday 9.7 kilometer individual time trial in Jerusalem and a Saturday 167 kilometer race that saw cyclists cover the distance from Tel Aviv to Haifa. The riders will leave Israel for Italy on Monday, with the Giro to resume on the island of Sicily on Tuesday. Cyclists at the starting line of Stage 3 of the Giro D'Italia in Beersheba, southern Israel, on May 6, 2018. Read More »

Google Announces Android Things 1.0

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It also supports Google technologies like Google Assistant and Google Cast. Presumably the new speaker will ship with the Oreo flavor of Android TV , which brought a new content-focused UI earlier this year, though the timing could mean an even newer OS. Read More »

'Golden State Killer' suspect makes unexpected court appearance

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Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. was back in a courtroom in somewhat of a surprise appearance. "There's no basis to stop the execution of the search warrant", Sweet said. He has not yet entered a plea. But Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert said the original warrant should be honored. Public defender Diane Howard wants to bar prosecutors from collecting DeAngelo's DNA and fingerprints and taking photos of his body, according to a motion she filed in Sacramento County ... Read More »

HTC U12+ With Snapdragon 845 SoC Arriving on May 23

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It might strike most as unusual, but as per leaks , HTC might be calling their upcoming flagship, the U12 Plus and not the U12. The tag line for this year's device is " a phone that is more than the sum of its specs ", and HTC will hope that to be true given the competitive nature of the Android-powered market it will enter. Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ with 4GB RAM, G7+ ThinQ with 6GB RAM announced

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Android Headlines recently got their hands on the official renders of this device which according to them is from a reliable source. In a specification sheet, LG said that its smartphone also comes with face recognition, but it's unknown at this point how that feature works. Read More »

Activision Blizzard Earnings Reportedly Leak, Stock Trading Halted

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Fortnite , which has captured the attention of "10s of millions of users", is stealing some engagement from Call of Duty , and Activision Blizzard shares have tumbled 13% since March 9, when Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive shares began selling off in conjunction over Fortnite competition and the broader tech stocks sell-off. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets Third Official Trailer, Teases New Characters

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And those who seek a fight and will not surrender must succumb to death. Red Dead Redemption 2 is set to release on October 26, 2018 . Pre-ordering is available. The new RDR2 trailer is all kinds of gritty, grim, and dramatic, capturing the bloody trail left by the Van Der Linde gang as they swept across the West. Read More »

Mega Man - 30th Anniversary Classic Cartridges

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You can see the cartridges in the included pics, and, yes, they're totally blue like Mega Man . In both cases, you'll get a cartridge that can actually be played on original hardware. Instead, the distribution of these cartridges will be completely random, so you won't know which one you've received until you open the box. Units are expected to ship late September 2018. Read More »

Facebook developer conference kicks off amid scandal

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The move comes at a time when Zuckerberg is battling some of the worst publicity his company has faced since it launched 14 years ago. MPs have today warned that they may issue formal summons to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg when he next enters the United Kingdom if he continues to avoid speaking in front of parliament over the data scandal. Read More »

Fortnite: Battle Royale season 4 skins and Battle Passes

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It's all go in Fortnite Season 4 . Fortnite's Battle Royale mode has become the biggest free-to-play console game of all time according to analytic firm SuperData . Today, Epic Games has seen fit to launch Season 4 for Fortnite which brings quite a handful of new additions to the table. There are plenty of new items for players to unlock as part of the season 4 Battle Pass . Read More »

PM Modi accuses Congress of allowing loots in banks

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Speaking to media here, Siddaramaiah said, "It is a democracy; we have no personal enmity with Prime Minister Modi". Attacking the Karnataka Chief Minister, Shri Modi remarked, "I was reading the papers and saw a 2+1 formula in Karnataka". Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 World Cup Mode Release Date, Cristiano Ronaldo Trailer Revealed

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Meanwhile, the Double Pack Initiative will give players an equivalent pack value in FUT 18 for every Standard or Premium pack they purchase in FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team . Roll on May 29 because we can't wait to get our hands on the World Cup mode and bring it home with Gareth Southgate's barmy army. New Icons are promised, with the chemistry system tweaked so you need to link players according to nationality and federation rather than club and league. Read More »

Epic Games confirms that Fortnite season 4 starts tomorrow

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During a recent stream, talented Fortnite Battle Royale player and streamer Tyler "Ninja" Belvins revealed that he has spoken to Epic Games about the future of the battle royale title's esports scene. That said, the chances are that it will not be long for that to happen, so we'll keep an eye on it to inform you about it. Even if you're a Fortnite player with no intention of capturing your own live gameplay and creating replays for sharing with your friends, there are many more out ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Gets a Storage Boost

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Apparently, the Galaxy A6 comes with specifications that are very similar to the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S9 . Samsung previously trademarked the name Galaxy Note 9 in Colombia but not anywhere else. The Galaxy A6 will run Android 8 Oreo out of the box Samsung's Experience UI 9 on top. The Galaxy A6 will have a single camera setup both on the front and back. Read More »

APC directs Ali Modu Sheriff to register for party at his ward

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The national leadership of the All Progressives' Congress (APC) has rejected former chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff's bid to publicly dump the opposition for the ruling party at its national secretariat. "For me, I am not use to defection but was compelled to leave the PDP because it has been hijacked by some few people; the party has not reformed". Read More »

Sainsbury's in merger talks with Asda

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A market research group, Kantar Worldpanel, said earlier in April that Tesco's year-on-year sales growth was tabbed at 2.4%, well ahead of the 1.8% rate for Asda and more than triple the 0.6% pace for Sainsbury's in the 12 weeks ending in March. Read More »

Apple iPhones launch in a special Red edition

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The Eurasian filing, which we mentioned earlier, also states that there could be 11 variants of the iPhone SE 2. All models of Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available for preorder on domestic e-tailer Flipkart's website. Cupertino tech giant Apple introduces the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in red colour variants previous year, as a support to the Global Fund which was raising money to fight against the life-threatening disease HIV/AIDS. Read More »

Amazon stock surges to record high on monster earnings report

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The stock further gained $95.04 or 6.26% in the after-hours trade. Earlier this year, it increased the monthly rate to $12.99 a month from $10.99. Amazon Web Services saw sales jump almost 50%, reaching $5.4 billion. (Netflix, for comparison, has 125 million subscribers worldwide.) The video product, which can also be bought separately from Amazon Prime , is expected to have around 90.3 million viewers in the USA this year, per a report from eMarketer. Read More »

CPM in back seat, it's BJP vs TMC in Bengal poll killings

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The court had said that the commission will lie in contempt if its order is not executed. Whatsapp has become one of the mediums through which candidates have filed their nominations for the West Bengal panchayat elections . The court has also asked the commission to declare polling dates according to the law, and take the nominations of those people who were resisted from entering the returning officers' office. Read More »

Sonic Mania Plus Release Date and Trailer

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The company confirmed that Sonic Mania Plus will release on July 17, and it'll set back new buyers $29.99. Are you interested in Sonic Mania Plus, and will you be picking it up? Both of these characters appeared alongside Sonic in the arcade-only release SegaSonic the Hedgehog . Read More »

Trump waivers, but White House signals support for Jackson VA nomination

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But despite the allegations swirling around Dr. Ronny Jackson - Trump's pick for VA Secretary - Sanders offered something much more substantial than the vague, ominous no-comment she's previously given in similar circumstances. Jackson has declined to answer reporters' questions about those allegations. Jackson, who met privately with some senators on Tuesday, has not publicly addressed the allegations. Read More »

US Stocks Plunge on Rising Bond Yields

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The Dow Jones industrial average was down 509, or 2.1 percent, to 23,982. USA stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday, helped by strong results from Verizon and Caterpillar as well as gains in technology stocks. Low interest rates have played an important role in the economic recovery of the last decade, and the yield on the 10-year note is a benchmark for many kinds of interest rates including mortgages. Read More »