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Tech Apple releases Meltdown patches for older versions of Mac
Author: 0 Apple releases Meltdown patches for older versions of Mac

These updates include patches for the Meltdown bug that emerged earlier this month. This update also fixes other serious security vulnerabilities, including an issue that could cause an application to run arbitrary code using kernel privileges by exploiting a vulnerability on the IOHIDFamily API.

Tech Models Of Apple MacBook Will Not Receive A Major Update This Year
Author: 0 Models Of Apple MacBook Will Not Receive A Major Update This Year

The sources also disclosed that touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has not only started shipping LCD modules for the upcoming device, but it is also expecting to receive more orders for the said component from Apple. Apple was not immediately available to comment on the report. Rumours of the MacBook Air's death have been circulating for some time. Unfortunately for Apple, that perfectly describes Acer's new Chromebook Spin 11 convertible.

Tech Smartphone Battery Explodes After Man Inexplicably Bites Into It
Author: 0 Smartphone Battery Explodes After Man Inexplicably Bites Into It

That's because damaging a battery can cause it to short circuit and spark a buildup of heat, according to Battery University , a go-to resource on how lithium-ion cells work. It is uncertain if the quality of the battery had anything to do with the explosion or if it was just the pressure. Taiwan News said that no one was injured by the explosion, but that many others in the store were startled.

Tech Apple's HomePod will be available in Australia from 9 February
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod will be available in Australia from 9 February

The HomePod speaker is Apple's answer to Amazon .com Inc.'s ( NASDAQ: AMZN ) hugely popular Echo line of voice-controlled speakers and Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google Home device. The success of the Amazon Echo , released in the USA in 2014, paved the way for Google to follow with its own sleek Google Home device in 2016. "We're so excited for people to get HomePod into their homes, apartments and businesses to hear it for themselves", said Philip Schiller , ...

Tech 2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources
Author: 0 2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources

The (PIT) Homeless Count and Survey gauges the unsheltered homeless population in the region, while a separate count will be conducted to collect data on the sheltered homeless population (i.e. Last year, Dermas said there were 63 people in Hardin County considered to be homeless by the state. "It doesn't include those who are precariously housed or intermittently homeless".

Tech Alia Bhatt looks like a dream in pictures from best friend's wedding
Author: 0 Alia Bhatt looks like a dream in pictures from best friend's wedding

The blouse has a sweetheart neckline teamed with a high-waist lehenga and dupatta of the same nature. Without a doubt she was looking lovely and elegant in the attire that she chose to wear at her BFF's wedding. And also got teary eyed as Kripa performed on stage. The recent buzz about Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's brewing romance on the internet has profoundly created a sensation among the public.

Tech Rust will leave Steam Early Access on February 8
Author: 0 Rust will leave Steam Early Access on February 8

Unlike other game companies that celebrate a launch with parties and giveaways to mark the event, Facepunch Studios will continue working on the same title that their players have enjoyed over the past four years. As they put it, "Think of it more like we're leaving Prototyping and entering Alpha". Obviously we don't consider that we're actually entering Alpha, this is an example.

Tech World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory
Author: 0 World's first 512GB microSDXC card coming soon from Integral Memory

It can be used to store a large library of photographs, videos and other data. Yet to be available next month February, the 512GB microSDXC V10 UHS-I U1 card will give you a worry-free use because you will not run out of memory. However, it's worth noting that Integral's 512GB microSD card isn't quite as fast as SanDisk's 400GB card. Considering this demand, United Kingdom based Integral company has chose to pump up their existing microSD storage products portfolio by adding a 512GB microSD ...

Tech Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Worth, Pre-Orders, and Extra
Author: 0 Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Worth, Pre-Orders, and Extra

Additionally, the console will also be available across the other speciality gaming stores across India. It was introduced back in June at the E3 2017 conference but the company took over 6 months to bring it to the Indian market. The gaming console uses advanced liquid cooling and the supercharger-style centrifugal fan to avoid heating. The new console is the smallest Xbox ever, however, despite the smaller footprint, the design looks pretty much similar to the ongoing Xbox One S.

Tech Koreas to March Under One Flag at Pyeongchang Olympics Opening
Author: 0 Koreas to March Under One Flag at Pyeongchang Olympics Opening

Brandt, who said she never "felt Korean" growing up, is an assistant captain who proudly wears her Korean name on her jersey. But critics in the South have said a unified team would disrupt the side and deprive some Southern squad members of the chance to play on the Olympic stage.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Downgraded by Vetr to Hold

Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc.(NASDAQ: ATVI ) have seen a movement of -0.80% in the most recent session. Granite Investment Partners LLC now owns 171,868 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,569,000 after buying an additional 10,695 shares in the last quarter.

Tech More N.Korean Inspectors to Visit S.Korea This Week
Author: 0 More N.Korean Inspectors to Visit S.Korea This Week

Police plan to investigate the protesters, according to Yonhap news agency. The unification flag will make another appearance during the Women's Ice Hockey game, as the International Olympic Committee approved the creation of a unified team for the first time in Olympics history.

Tech The Xbox Watch nobody asked for has leaked
Author: 0 The Xbox Watch nobody asked for has leaked

Now, however, Twitter user Hikari Calyx (spotted by Windows Central ) has published more images of the watch, dubbed Xbox Watch, and in these latest images, we can see the prototype device powered on and functioning. However, it's not like that device had a good run because Microsoft ended up discontinuing the Band . The Microsoft Band was also unable to offer any distinguishing factors amid a market with too many products and too few interested customers.

Tech Blizzard Show Off More Legendary Overwatch Skins Ahead of Cosmetic Update
Author: 0 Blizzard Show Off More Legendary Overwatch Skins Ahead of Cosmetic Update

Blizzard first unveiled the new map at BlizzCon 2017 late a year ago, however after a number of months of testing on the games PTR (Public Test Realm) the developers are finally confident enough to roll out the finished map. As a teaser for the cosmetic update, Blizzard continues to reveal new hero skins on their Twitter feed . Rocking pig-tails, cat ears and a black outfit, Black Cat D.Va drops with tomorrow, January 23rd, with Overwatch's massive cosmetic content patch.

Tech IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports
Author: 0 IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

While South Korea hopes to use the games to improve relations with its rival after a year of animosity over North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program, some experts view Kim's overture as an attempt to weaken USA -led global sanctions against the North and buy time to further advance his nuclear weapons program.

Tech Airtel revises Rs 399 plan to counter Reliance Jio
Author: 0 Airtel revises Rs 399 plan to counter Reliance Jio

Airtel has revised its Rs 399 plan to offer benefits for 84 days, a report by TelecomTalk read on Monday. This is now at par with Reliance Jio's Rs 399 plan, which gives the same data and calling benefits for a period of 84 days. The slide in ARPU was also driven by the regulator's decision to reduce voice mobile termination rate by 57%, and was despite a 37% increase in voice usage per user per month and a fivefold increase in per user data usage to 5.3 GB per month (9M2016: 972 MB).

Tech Don't screw gamers because of cryptocurrency miners — NVIDIA to retailers
Author: 0 Don't screw gamers because of cryptocurrency miners — NVIDIA to retailers

The world of cryptocurrency is forever rising in popularity, with businesses and savvy-minded consumers hopping in on the bandwagon with the hope of earning a profit. Several German retailers have reportedly limited the number of the same cards buyers can purchase per order. Nvidia is careful to note that the measure is a request, not a directive.

Tech New Sony Xperia XZ Pro Could Ditch The Headphone Jack
Author: 0 New Sony Xperia XZ Pro Could Ditch The Headphone Jack

Sadly though, we are not expecting that the Xperia XZ Pro is going to provide support for wireless charging. The Xperia has hit the FCC with ID PY7-21831A and is supposed to be none other than an Xperia flagship . We have got pretty much all the required information about Sony's this new smartphone. It would feature a combination of 18 Megapixel and 12 Megapixel cameras.

Tech Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4
Author: 0 Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4

As for numbers, T-Mobile offers the fastest typical 4G speeds at 19.2 Mbps, Verizon at 17.8, AT&T on 13.3, and Spring not far behind on 12 Mbps. OpenSignal measures the proportion of time users have an LTE connection available to them, and in this latest report, both T-Mobile and Verizon passed the 90 percent market - something no carrier could claim a year ago.

Tech Microsoft unveils $200 Windows 10 laptops for schools
Author: 0 Microsoft unveils $200 Windows 10 laptops for schools

Lenovo will offer the $189 device in the form of the e100 Windows 10 laptop complete with 11.6-inch display, Intel Celeron processor, 4GB of RAM, either 64GB or 128GB of storage, and 10 hour battery life. Microsoft announced several upcoming updates to the Education Edition of the productivity suite that are meant to ease learning. Outside the U.S., Windows continues to be the dominant education platform.

Tech Google Play audiobook offers might be coming really soon
Author: 0 Google Play audiobook offers might be coming really soon

In both places, the banner states that audiobooks are available and that folks can get 50 percent off their first title. Android Police found references to Audiobooks in an APK teardown of the Google Play app back in November , and The Android Soul conducted an APK teardown of the latest update to the Google Play Books app, and found code for several new features, including audiobooks.

Author: 0 Official PlayStation Totaku figures are like Amiibo without the NFC

GAME will have the figures to sell from 23rd March. The initial batch of Totaku figures includes Parappa the Rapper , Sackboy, Crash Bandicoot , The Hunter from Bloodborne , Wipeout's Feisar FX350, and Tekken 7's Heihachi Mishima. Unlike Amiibo , the figures do not offer NFC functionality nor in-game incentives, meaning these collectables are for aesthetic purposes only. Available exclusively at GameStop in the U.S.

Tech Apple to Axe Current iPhone X After Slow Sales
Author: 0 Apple to Axe Current iPhone X After Slow Sales

Apple's flagship iPhone X accounted for 20% of United States iPhone sales in Q4 2017, according to analysis from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. The iPhone 6 and 7 have been more popular than expected meaning the firm remains "positive on Apple [and] the iPhone supply chain", the report said.

Tech Mobile phone troubles to drag on Dixons Carphone
Author: 0 Mobile phone troubles to drag on Dixons Carphone

That compares with a previous forecast of 360-400 million pounds given in December and is a big decline from the 501 million pounds in 2016-17. UK & Ireland like-for-like revenue was up 3 percent, with mobile revenue up 8 percent. James said Dixons Carphone kept its "antennae twitching" for any material change in consumer behaviour but had not seen any in Britain. He said that an early Easter, the launch of a new Samsung phone and a promotion around the World Cup all have the potential ...

Tech Upcoming Nokia Smartphone May Come with 5 Cameras
Author: 0 Upcoming Nokia Smartphone May Come with 5 Cameras

At last year's Mobile World Congress event in February, the company unveiled the Nokia 3, 5, and 6 in addition to the 2G variant of the redesigned Nokia 3310 . There are five camera sensors, LED flash, fingerprint sensor, and one more unknown sensor. In simple words, HMD Global is said to have plans for a Nokia Android phone with five cameras at the back.

Author: 0 Apple says they'll Add 20000 Jobs in US

The tax payment, capital expenditure and and investments in American manufacturing will make up about US$75 billion of the direct investment. First of the new investments is of more than $ 30 billion in capital expenditures that will create more than 20,000 jobs , not just in existing campuses but also in a new one.

Tech Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources
Author: 0 Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

This is being done to cut down the volume of fake news reports being circulated online, particularly on the social media. "This is an interesting and tricky thing for us to pursue because I don't think we can decide what sources of news are trusted and what are not trusted, the same way I don't think we can't decide what is true and what is not", Mosseri said, cited by the Wall Street Journal.

Tech Amazon's first checkout-free store opens
Author: 0 Amazon's first checkout-free store opens

Monday through Friday, and is meant to help speed up the shopping experience by ditching the traditional checkout. First announced in December 2016, the store was expected to launch in early 2017. According to Amazon, the process of going into the store, shopping and heading out will be seamless and the easiest you have ever experienced. Ready-to-eat lunch items greet shoppers when they enter.