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Tech Okay, Xbox: Microsoft finally adds Google Assistant support to its gaming console
Author: 0 Okay, Xbox: Microsoft finally adds Google Assistant support to its gaming console

To participate in the beta, users must join Microsoft's Google Group with a Google account and then add and set up the Xbox on the Google Home app on their Android or iOS device. Language support for the Google Assistant's Xbox voice commands is set to expand once the feature rolls out to the wider Xbox community later this year.

Tech OnePlus reveals its first Android-powered smart TV
Author: 0 OnePlus reveals its first Android-powered smart TV

There are two stunning colours available for OnePlus 7T, both with matte-frosted glass. The 20:9 Fluid display with a waterdrop notch makes the OnePlus 7T a baby born from the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro , taking the former's Fluid display and the latter's notch.

Author: 0 Britain's Prince Harry travels to Botswana for next leg of Africa tour

Making a debut during the couple's visit to South Africa , Archie was revealed to the world in all of his smiley splendour. Visiting the Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, the four-month-old infant let out a giggle when Tutu-Gxashe laughed: "Is that amusing?" Young mate accompanied his parents as they lunched with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Leah Tutu at the couple's foundation, and we urge you to have a peek at the footage.

Tech Redesigned Samsung Galaxy Fold units have totally new ways of breaking
Author: 0 Redesigned Samsung Galaxy Fold units have totally new ways of breaking

The overhauled Fold was released in Korea on September 6 and is set to go on sale in the USA today at a wallet-clenching US$1980 ($3147). There was a brightly colored, amorphous blob. While Heater goes on to explain that manufacturing issues can occur in devices, this issue is particularly important in the Galaxy Fold's case. However, it seems that day will come sooner than expected - Samsung is readying a new foldable that will cost less than the existing model and will launch worldwide.

Tech Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son
Author: 0 Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

President Trump pressed the leader of Ukraine to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden in a call between the two leaders that is at the center of an extraordinary whistleblower complaint, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Tech Apple cautions iPhone 11 users versus third-party screen repairs
Author: 0 Apple cautions iPhone 11 users versus third-party screen repairs

The message reads "Important Display Message" as the heading and "Unable to verify this iPhone has a genuine Apple display" under the heading. The warning echoes a battery health notification it rolled out for iPhone XR , XS and XS Max earlier this year - the company said that was its way of making sure batteries in its devices are safe.

Tech Huawei Mate X will roll out in October
Author: 0 Huawei Mate X will roll out in October

Huawei's products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world's population. With 93 DXOMark score the front camera of Huawei Mate 30 Pro stands at fourth position in the list of best front camera smartphone, trailing behind Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 5G.

Tech Google Play Pass Has Launched
Author: 0 Google Play Pass Has Launched

Several VPN providers available in the Play Store are malware ad apps in disguise and this is something that needs attention. There are some big names like Limbo , Monument Valley 2, Reigns: Game of Thrones, Star Wars: KOTOR, Stardew, and Terraria in the mix to name a few.

Tech Call Of Duty Modern Warfare Gets An Amazing New Cinematic Story Trailer
Author: 0 Call Of Duty Modern Warfare Gets An Amazing New Cinematic Story Trailer

Fans have been waiting for new information and gameplay of the game's campaign since the original reveal back in May. Nobody really kicked off over the fact the PS4 got first dibs on the beta, after all. Showcased during today's PlayStation State of Play event, the campaign trailer offers a glimpse into a world on the brink of war. "We do our best every day to give our players the best experience possible", Studio narrative director Taylor Kurosaki wrote on Twitter .

Tech OnePlus 7T goes official with upgraded specs
Author: 0 OnePlus 7T goes official with upgraded specs

In less than two hours, OnePlus will be unveiling its OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro smartphones. As usual, leaks have spoiled the surprise but there are still some improvements we're just hearing about today and the ones we already knew about are totally worth mentioning once more.

Tech Oculus Link, Passthrough+ head to Oculus Quest this year
Author: 0 Oculus Link, Passthrough+ head to Oculus Quest this year

Meanwhile, for anyone who ever wanted to play some of Oculus' PC-based VR experiences but didn't have a compatible headset, another update in November 2019 will allow users to tether an Oculus Quest to a PC simply by connecting them together via a USB-C cable.

Tech Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike called out in Trump-Ukraine call transcript
Author: 0 Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike called out in Trump-Ukraine call transcript

A White House transcript of a July phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky reveals Trump's efforts to pressure his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, further ratcheting up talk among Democrats to conduct an impeachment investigation .

Tech Meet Spot, the first robot for sale by Boston Dynamics
Author: 0 Meet Spot, the first robot for sale by Boston Dynamics

That changes today. No, the robots aren't getting less creepy. To accompany the announcement, Boston Dynamics made a slick ad boasting of Spot's capabilities. It can avoid collisions, navigate uneven terrain, and even get up if it falls over. These robots are capable of following soldiers and carrying 400 pounds of gear.

Tech Livestream link, expected Price, Specs
Author: 0 Livestream link, expected Price, Specs

OnePlus is expected to launch the OnePlus 7T Pro alongside the OnePlus 7T today. We're not sure if there will be any surprises at the launch thanks to the volume of leaks we've already seen but hopefully OnePlus have something up their sleeve to wow us at launch time.

Tech Google Announces Android 10 (Go Edition) for Low-End, Entry-Level Smartphones
Author: 0 Google Announces Android 10 (Go Edition) for Low-End, Entry-Level Smartphones

Phones with Android 10 Go edition will start making their way to retailers sometime this fall, Google said. The most significant upgrade has to be speed and reliability. YouTube Go has been optimized to work better with Android Go edition, so users should encounter less buffering while streaming videos. The company has been rolling out new features for its Go apps, polishing the experience over the past year.

Tech Amazon aids blind customers with Alexa-enabled devices
Author: 0 Amazon aids blind customers with Alexa-enabled devices

The event comes as Amazon has come under increased scrutiny in recent months over consumer privacy and concerns that its size and influence may be giving it an unfair advantage in the market. "The bulkier Echo, meanwhile, is created to be the central speaker in Alexa's core home market, as it comes with a woofer and a higher-quality speaker than the original Echo".

Tech This Apple Watch feature saves life of biker after fatal accident
Author: 0 This Apple Watch feature saves life of biker after fatal accident

Burdett says he purchased the watch in 2015 exclusively for the fall-detection feature after he picked up biking. Apple Watch will send a text message with a map of watch's location of the sudden fall. "Had he fallen somewhere on the High Drive trails or another remote area, the location would have clued EMS in on where to find him". An inspiring story posted on Facebook by the son of an Apple Watch user suggests we may all benefit from having this feature on our wrist.

Tech Oculus Rift VR games are now coming to the Oculus Quest
Author: 0 Oculus Rift VR games are now coming to the Oculus Quest

Analysts expect sales of 1.3 million units in 2019 of the Oculus Quest, the headset unveiled past year. However, a drawback of the Quest is that it's not as powerful as the flagship Rift, leaving it unable to run the full library of games that are available on Oculus' platform.

Tech Windows 10 is now running on about 900M devices
Author: 0 Windows 10 is now running on about 900M devices

To achieve the goal, Microsoft not only has to install the operating system on new devices but also on older devices which are using other versions of Windows. HEXUS last reported upon Windows 10 adoption numbers back in May when internal documentation was spotted during BUILD 2019 stating that there were 825m active users.

Tech Echo Flex is an low-cost way to put Alexa in any outlet
Author: 0 Echo Flex is an low-cost way to put Alexa in any outlet

Alexa will also tell you when your food is finished. Among the additions to the Echo smart speaker family are a third-generation Echo that has improved sound and a revamped design. The speaker will provide a hub for appliances via Apple's HomeKit system and establish a centre inside the home to lock people in to using other Apple services, according to the report.

Tech Amazon Echo Studio, Echo Dot with Clock, and new Echo revealed
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Studio, Echo Dot with Clock, and new Echo revealed

Alexa has been tweaked using machine learning to speak more like a person - and will offer celebrity voices, with the first being star actor Samuel L. The display can also be used to show the temperature and alarm times. Echo Studio will also automatically calibrate itself, using the same microphone array that Alexa uses, to suit the room's conditions.

Tech Man's life saved after Apple Watch contacts emergency services upon fall detection
Author: 0 Man's life saved after Apple Watch contacts emergency services upon fall detection

When Gabe reached the location, his father was already taken to hospital. Gabe Burdett obtained a text alert from his dad's Apple See, asserting it had detected a "laborious descend". They reached him even before Gabe could reach the spot.in case of any accident, the injured must get medical attention within an hour. After having x-rays, CAT scan and getting a few stitches, Bob and Gabe are encouraging everyone with an Apple Watch to set up your Hard Fall detection .

Tech Mobile Subscribers Can Try Microsoft's xCloud Game Streaming
Author: 0 Mobile Subscribers Can Try Microsoft's xCloud Game Streaming

The service has been in the works at Microsoft for some time - the company gave attendees of GDC and Gamescom an early preview of what it was working on and announced it a year ago already. Those in the United States and UK can sign up to register here, while Korean citizens need to sign up here . It's worth noting that Microsoft is warning there are a limited number of places and that and invites to the preview might not be sent out until several months after the registration has ...

Tech Newly released memo shows Trump pressing Ukrainian leader on Biden
Author: 0 Newly released memo shows Trump pressing Ukrainian leader on Biden

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Guiliani told Fox & Friends Wednesday morning that he had access to the transcript of the controversial phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky before the White House released it, and some experts argue there could be legal ramifications.

Tech Mario Kart Tour is out now for Android and iOS devices
Author: 0 Mario Kart Tour is out now for Android and iOS devices

Last night Nintendo released a lengthy video showing how the game works, and what the first " Tour " will be. Players will be using intuitive touch controls to boost, drift and speed their way to victory over a series of colourful courses, with some inspired by locations in the real world.

Tech Samsung Unveils 43.7MP Smartphone Sensor with the World's Smallest Pixels
Author: 0 Samsung Unveils 43.7MP Smartphone Sensor with the World's Smallest Pixels

It then launched image sensors with 0.9µm and 0.8µm pixels in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Furthermore, it effectively outputs 10.9MP images and is built in mind for slim full display devices. In a world where "bigger" pixels and "deeper" pixels dominate discussions around smartphone sensors, Samsung has chose to go... another way. In terms of video recording, this piece of technology refines it further as most high-resolution image sensors would crop or scale down the field of view (FoV).

Tech Samsung's Galaxy Fold Ready for Its US Debut
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Fold Ready for Its US Debut

This time, Samsung promises, the device's display will be problem-free. As far as the camera features are concerned, all the Samsung Galaxy S10 , S10 Plus, and S10E are gaining support for Live Focus Video , AR Doodle, Night Mode for the front camera, and Super Steady mode.

Tech Asus launches ROG Phone 2 with Snapdragon 855+ SoC
Author: 0 Asus launches ROG Phone 2 with Snapdragon 855+ SoC

Lastly, Asus's second gaming smartphone also offers a near stock-Android experience. With an increased refresh rate, the ROG Phone 2 joins the league of existing Razer 1 and Razer 2 gaming phones. Asus ROG Phone 2 comes with dual front-facing stereo speakers with DTS: X Ultra support. This is paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage.

Tech Instagram for Android gains dark mode in beta
Author: 0 Instagram for Android gains dark mode in beta

When the feature is available, users will be able to manually enable the dark theme in Gmail by going to Settings - Themes and then select Dark. The update is now being rolled out and could take 15 days or so to be visible on your device. Alternatively, you can go into the Gmail app's settings and change your preferences there.

Tech GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight
Author: 0 GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

Court documents say about 100 nonunion salaried GM employees and contractors remain working at the plant so it can resume normal operations when the strike ends. The factory would be run by a joint venture, and although it would have UAW workers, GM is proposing they work for pay that's lower than the company pays at assembly plants.