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Coolpad Note 5 Lite C in India for Rs 7777

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The device is priced at Rs 7,777 and will be available in Grey and Gold colour variants. The Coolpad Note 5 Lite C comes with a 5-inch IPS HD display . Apart from this launch, the company has also announced that it'll be launching an annual flagship smartphone in August which will be Amazon India exclusive. Read More »

Lenovo To Ship The K8 Note With Stock Android

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The company has been teasing on its official Twitter handle for the past few days regarding its upcoming launch and now it has also been confirmed that the new smartphone will be launched exclusively on Amazon. For example, Chinese users arent fans of the stock Android compared to custom skins. Along with the stock Android look and feel, future Lenovo phones will also feature added software features similar to whats found on Moto phones in the USA, in addition to support for Dolby Atmos. Read More »

San Francisco's Anchor Brewing Acquired by Sapporo

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CEO of Anchor Brewing , Keith Greggor, says Sapporo is a flawless fit to meet the future goals of the brewery. "Both companies share a brewing philosophy backed by long histories and this transaction enables both Sapporo Group's U.S. In the last two years, Heineken has formed a partnership with Lagunitas, Constellation bought San Diego's Ballast Point, and AB InBev has bought Goose Island, among others. Read More »

Unofficial Pixel XL 2 Case Compared With Pixel, Galaxy S8

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Olixar is known for giving out looks of flagship smartphones through its cases. This falls in line with leaks and rumors that the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 would have front-facing stereo speakers. There won't be a dual camera setup on the new Pixels, according to these latest renders, and the fingerprint sensor will continue to sit awkwardly on the rear of the device. Read More »

Poor performing apps to be downranked in the Google Play Store

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In a bid to filter such apps, Google Play is updating its ranking algorithms to promote apps that are stable, taking app quality and performance into account. Google pointed out that the major cause for apps to receive a lower rating is performance issues resulting in crashes and affecting the stability of other app components. Read More »

BMW 320d Edition Sport launched in India at Rs 38.60 lakh

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The new BMW 320d Edition Sport for India is priced at Rs 38,60,000 ex-showroom (India). Now BMW has added a new Edition Sport variant in the line-up. Some of these features are not seen in the equivalent variants of its competition models. The vehicle comes with four driving modes - Comfort, ECO PRO, Sport and Sport+, engine start/stop function and brake-energy regeneration. The centre console features some extra bits of chrome garnishing and the red trim is also found on the car's key. Read More »

'For Honor' to release Season 3 DLC 'Grudge & Glory' this August

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Somewhat of a mixture between the Shinobi and Centurion before him, the Gladiator can create separation from his opponents to set up mid-range attacks and stuns. They also have a larger stamina meter than other classes and a reduced cooldown time, making them "extremely agile and risky opponents". On the latest edition of the For Honor Warrior's Den stream, Ubisoft revealed two new classes coming to its popular melee combat game alongside season 3. Read More »

Apple iPad Sales Increased In Q3

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Here are three key things from that discussion that I think investors should know. At that attractive price point it's seen as a ideal update for Apple fans who've been plodding on with an iPad 2, for example. One area that the iPad originally found success in was the education market. iPad sales rose 15 per cent year-on-year from 9.95m to 11.4m units, the first time sales have risen since 2014, beating analyst expectations by 2m. Read More »

Markets suffer from more losses as bank, metal lead selling

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The BSE market breadth was bearish with 1,840 declines and 788 advances. However, the Nifty pharma index gained as much as 1.2 per cent, after falling for eight sessions in the last 10, after the Mint newspaper reported the Indian government has proposed to waive clinical trials on proven drugs. Read More »

SPYder Boom Boom is copy of Hollywood album?

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Now, fans of Mahesh Babu and AR Murugadoss are eagerly waiting to listen to the movie's songs. Harris Jayaraj has been revered as one of the most critically acclaimed music composers in the new-age. The film was initially slated to release during the Eid 2017 weekend alongside Salman Khan's Tubelight , however the same got delayed due to extensive post production work. Read More »

Check Out Sonic Mania's Special Stages, Bonus Stages & Time Attack Mode

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Sonic Mania actually includes two distinct callbacks to the Special Stages of old - but unfortunately, they're polar opposites when it comes to fun factor. Silver Medallions are awarded to players who complete the Bonus Stage . Lastly, Sega introduced a time attack mode that supports all three characters in the game - Sonic, Tails and Knuckles. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty Slide On Weak Global Cues

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Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 2 stocks declining to every 1 stock that advanced. BSE Mid-cap index closed lower by 0.50% at 15,335. International Olympic Committee is the top nifty gainer on Thursday's trade. European indices like FTSE 100 and CAC 40 traded higher. Sector-wise, the S&P BSE banking index dipped by 470.45 points, the metals index by 209.69 points, and the automobile index by 163.59 points. Read More »

Facebook Determined To Fight Fake News In Kenya With Educational Tool

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Facebook is to send more potential hoax articles to third-party fact checkers and show their findings below the original post, the world's largest online social network said on Aug 3 as it tries to fight so-called fake news . As one of the largest social media platforms on the planet, Facebook has a responsibility to its users to make sure that they are safeguarded, but gets into a hard situation if they start dictating what content is classified as "fake". Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, Take Two Says Rockstar Should Decide

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In an earnings call today, however, Take-Two expressed confidence that GTA V and Red Dead Redemption 2 will not cannibalize each other's sales. The original Red Dead Redemption never officially hit PC, but Grand Theft Auto came to Windows five months after the game re-launched on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in late 2014. Read More »

GTA 6 Release Date Latest Rumors and Leaks

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GTA's developers have not confirmed that they are working on " GTA 6 ". It is important to note that motion capture in video games are usually done in the late stages of development, so this could mean that the next " GTA " is nearing its release date that is expected in 2019. Read More »

Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympics; 2024 to Paris

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It came down to LA or Paris, so today's agreement paves the way for Paris to stage the games in 2024, which is expected to be formally announced later today. The U.S. will host its first Olympics since 2002 (and first Summer Games since 1996). The deal "was too good to pass up", the mayor said. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said in July he hoped a "tripartate agreement" could be struck by the end of August that would allow the body to prepare for its Lima with ... Read More »

IBM and Sony spruce up magnetic tape

The new Sony/IBM system manages to take this up to 201Gb/in, thus raising the storage capacity of your average data cartridge from 15TB to 330TB. The magnetic tape drive can be easily fitted in your hand. They also relied on an "ultra-narrow 48nm wide tunneling magneto-resistive (TMR) reader", according to the press statement. On a given area surface, the areal recording density is the amount of information that can have stored. Read More »

Motorola Releases Moto Hub in India to Sell Smartphone in Offline Market

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The Moto G5 Plus sports a 5.2-inch full HD display, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage or 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. This entry-level handset is up for pre-order on Amazon and will be released on August 11th. The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus are updated variants of the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus which were launched in India a few months ago. Read More »

Apple may soon lose to Huawei in term of smartphone sales

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The Korean tech giant's operating profit in the second quarter, at 4.06 trillion won (US$3.6 billion), surpassed the 4-trillion-won threshold for the first time since the second quarter past year thanks partly to the S8's robust sales, overcoming the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco caused by faulty batteries. Read More »

The iPhone 8's Release Date May Have Leaked Via Apple's Financials

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Apple's shares surged more than 5 per cent to a record $157.79 (£119.47) in after-hours trading on Tuesday following the company's release of its third-quarter results. The company sold 41 million iPhones in the third quarter, a sizeable drop compared to the second quarter, but 2 % more than in last year's third quarter . Read More »

Apple's sales forecast suggests a big September iPhone launch, as usual

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Apple , which announced the financial results for its third quarter (April - June) on Tuesday, said that it had sold 41 million iPhones during the three-month period, slightly higher than the last year's sale of 40.4 million units. The services segment generated $7.3 billion in revenue , up a whopping 22 percent year over year, which CEO Tim Cook called a quarterly record. Read More »

LG V30 camera, screen and 'second screen' features leak

Since this is going to be the first time that LG will be transitioning to an OLED panel to a smartphone, the manufacturer will apply all of its knowledge and expertise it has gained by incorporating the use of such a display on television sets. Read More »

Sony has shipped more than 63.3 million PS4 units so far

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Sony has sold 3.3 million units of PS4 alone from April 1 to June 30 and on the other hand, Ninendo Switch has sold a total of 4.7 million units in its entire lifespan from March 1 to June 30. This is a slight decline from the same period previous year when it shipped 3.5 million units. Earnings per share grew to 62.70 yen or $0.56 from 16.44 yen past year. Read More »

Facebook Will Prioritize Faster Loading Webpages In News Feed

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The update is slated to roll out "gradually over the coming months". Two years ago, Google altered its mobile search results to show only links to pages that look good on a smaller screen. To be clear, Facebook has taken speed into account before. For example, users with slow connections will likely be shown fewer videos or updates that include links, the post said. Read More »

Dragon Quest XI Is Already Selling Tremendously Well In Japan

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As for the PlayStation 4 , it saw a 3.4 increase going from last week's 27,350 to 93,954 units sold. It should be noted that these numbers include sales for the standalone game in addition to the " Dragon Quest XI Double Pack Hero's Sword Box", "New Nintendo 2DS LL Dragon Quest Liquid Metal Slime Edition", and "PlayStation 4 Dragon Quest Loto Edition". Read More »

Apple shares soar thanks to enterprise iPad traction

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However, Apple is expecting a bumper fourth quarter thanks to the upcoming iPhone 8 . CEO Tim Cook pointed out on the conference call to analysts and journalsits that the iPhone 7 Plus model was up "dramatically over the same quarter past year and showing "strong double-digit growth" for the family". Read More »

Rockstar Games being sued over GTA: Vice City character

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NASA has discovered the remains of an alien spaceship near the state of San Andreas . It remains to be seen whether or not sollaholla and his team are successful in lifting the open-world game outside of its Earthly confines, but we're definitely intrigued by what sounds like a cross between GTA and space exploration games such as Star Citizen and Elite Dangerous , albeit on a much smaller scale. Read More »

Plex Live TV Support Expands To Android Phones

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Plex says that this means 2 billion devices are now able to take advantage of the features. The beta tests included two interesting features awaited for Plex. Plex has some conditions and a price tag for using these features. Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, and the Plex Web App will be receiving updates to bring new Live TV and DVR features across the line of Plex apps . Read More »

How to listen to Apple's Q3 2017 financial results

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The new device is likely to feature a giant AMOLED display which will cover the entire front of the phone. These results compare to revenue of $42.4 billion and earnings per diluted share of $1.42 in the year-ago second quarter, the company said in a statement late on Tuesday. Read More »

Very optimistic about India, says Apple CEO Tim Cook

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While services have been doing well for Apple over the past few quarters, the interesting success story this time is the iPad which has shown a 28 per cent growth in numbers and revenue compared to last quarter. Sale of Apple's iPad were at 11.4 million for their fiscal quarter three of 2017, this generated around $5 billion in revenue for the quarter. Apple effectively moved into the mid-market as well as the premium market for tablets - and that move has been a big success. Read More »