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Tech Essential releases Android 8.1 Beta instead of Android 8.0
Author: 0 Essential releases Android 8.1 Beta instead of Android 8.0

However, this will add a couple of weeks to when the device finally gets updated to Oreo. We previously haven't heard of such instability problems with Google's latest operating system, but we'll be reaching out to manufacturers to see if this is widespread or an isolated case.

Tech Amazon Alexa Can Now Send SMS Messages Using Android Smartphones
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa Can Now Send SMS Messages Using Android Smartphones

Michael Boychuk, Amazon executive creative director, said: "We're always trying to innovate on behalf of our customers and even though I think we've proved conclusively that nobody could ever replace Alexa, we hope that viewers have as much fun watching this, as we had making it".

Tech Midnight Blue And Steel Black DualShock 4s Get A Worldwide Release
Author: 0 Midnight Blue And Steel Black DualShock 4s Get A Worldwide Release

As is the case with most DualShock 4 controllers, they will be available at retailers in the USA and Canada for $64.99 while supplies last. The two new colors that Sony is introducing today are Steel Black and Midnight Blue. The release of the new Steel Black controller offers the new design in the form of the revamped controller. While other color variations have focused on bringing a brighter look, the new colors announced are more subtle and elegant.

Tech Army's Shopian firing: Civilian death toll rises to 3
Author: 0 Army's Shopian firing: Civilian death toll rises to 3

Following the killings of civilians, the police booked Major Aditya and the Army's 10 Garhwal for murder and attempt to murder for the killings. The Army claimed a day later that it was forced to open fire on the civilians in self defence as they pelted stones at a convoy and injured officers.

Tech Jaguar I-Pace debut confirmed for March 1, completes winter tests
Author: 0 Jaguar I-Pace debut confirmed for March 1, completes winter tests

The last time we had anything directly from Jaguar on the new i-Pace electric SUV was just before Christmas, with Jaguar out playing with the i-Pace in La La Land . A 90-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack under the I-Pace cabin floor is expected to deliver a rated range of 220 miles or thereabouts. The I-PACE was earlier tested in temperatures as low as -40°C.

Tech Hot Tickers: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), General Electric Company (GE)
Author: 0 Hot Tickers: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), General Electric Company (GE)

In related news, CEO Lisa T. Su sold 300,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The company had a trading volume of 51,344,448 shares, compared to its average volume of 59,082,586. Goldman Sachs has "Sell" rating and $10.4 target. Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 28 sales for $23.85 million activity. About 14.28 million shares traded.

Tech Play as Ryu and Sakura in Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Play as Ryu and Sakura in Monster Hunter

Next news coming out through Famitsu . These crossover events are not limited to just Capcom franchises either as PlayStation 4 owners get a bonus tie-in with the critically acclaimed " Horizon: Zero Dawn " that allows players to dress up as Aloy, the protagonist of the game.

Tech Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting
Author: 0 Facebook | Statement and Timeline of Stephens shooting

The lawsuit was filed January 19 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court by Godwin's daughter Debbie, WOIO reports. Stephens recorded the murder and posted the video to his Facebook page along with a series of other videos where he claimed to kill others.

Tech H&M announces store closures after abysmal fiscal year
Author: 0 H&M announces store closures after abysmal fiscal year

For the full-year 2018 approximately 390 new stores are planned to open, with a primary focus on growth markets. In Southeast Europe, H&M is also present in Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Turkey and Serbia. "By offering personal style inspiration, quality labels, and the sense that you're getting a really good deal, Afound will offer a new form of off-price experience", said Fredrik Svartling, Managing Director of Afound , in a H&M press release, which describes Afound as a "style- and ...

Tech Refreshed UI, Drop and Drop & Files App Support
Author: 0 Refreshed UI, Drop and Drop & Files App Support

For iPad users, the upcoming updates for Word , Excel and Powerpoint will also let you drag and drop content between the three Office apps as well as OneDrive . It's easier to scan across file names, see the information that matters to you, and sort files how you want. If you use list view, you can also see metadata so it's simple to who you've shared a document with and when it was last updated.

Tech In Amazon's spheres, where workers chill in rainforest
Author: 0 In Amazon's spheres, where workers chill in rainforest

The Spheres complex, officially opened to workers today, is the pinnacle of a decade of development here. Rather than the usual mix of closed hallways and traditional conference rooms, the space features winding walkways that lead to hidden nooks and open spaces peppered with tables and chairs.

Tech Asus ZenFone 5 Series Launch Expected at MWC 2018
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone 5 Series Launch Expected at MWC 2018

Also, we don't think ASUS would immediately sell the phone here after its release, in its typical fashion, the company would probably want to do a regional launch before that. The smartphone is expected to be the Zenfone 5 Max running Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It was just yesterday when the Asus ZenFone 5 Max carrying the model number ASUS_X00QD received Wi-Fi certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA).

Tech Snapchat launches major 'Bitmoji Deluxe' update to Bitmoji
Author: 0 Snapchat launches major 'Bitmoji Deluxe' update to Bitmoji

The update, Snap said, was rolled out from feedback gathered from Bitmoji users and the internal teams about new options, in a bid to offer its user base a more visual design flow with added features.The company noted that the Bitmoji Deluxe update will be rolling out to all iOS and Android users, starting today.

Tech DOJ, SEC probe Apple for slowing older iPhones
Author: 0 DOJ, SEC probe Apple for slowing older iPhones

USA government officials, including Senator John Thune have also questioned Apple about the slowdowns. A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment. Even Apple's online store seemed to get back on track in terms of shipping estimates fairly quickly for the iPhone X versus previous models which sometimes had delayed shipping estimates for weeks to months on end.

Tech Battle for Azeroth is now up for preorder
Author: 0 Battle for Azeroth is now up for preorder

Blizzard will release additional Allied Races down the line, but for now there's four up for grabs: Void Elf, Lightforged Draenei, Nightborne, and Highmountain Tauren. StarCraft II: Horde and Alliance sprays will let you cover the map while declaring your allegiance. - Heroes of the Storm®: Roar onto the Battlegrounds of the Nexus riding your Primal Flamesaber, a fiery new mount with three variants.

Tech Budget 2018: people expects government's tendency towards rural economy and employment
Author: 0 Budget 2018: people expects government's tendency towards rural economy and employment

If India wishes to maintain its "fastest growing economy" tag, then we must increase consumerism, which can't be achieved by placing a 28 per cent tax bracket on a consumer electronics like smart television. It is speculated that govt may come up with a grand plan in this sector. Research in the field is ample but has not reached the farmers where there is a greater need for training the farmers and agriculturist about higher productivity options.

Tech OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Beta 3 Brings iPhone X-like Navigation Gesture Control
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T OxygenOS Beta 3 Brings iPhone X-like Navigation Gesture Control

Around a couple of weeks after the previous version went out to eager testers, OnePlus has today released the new Oxygen OS Open Beta 3 for the 5T. A swipe up from the center goes home, one from the left goes back, and a swipe-up-and-hold triggers the multi-tasking menu. Furthermore, OnePlus has also introduced pick-up gesture for both these smartphones which let you decide whether you want to swipe up or down to accept/reject a phone call.

Tech Boxer Amir Khan throws water on Phil Lo Greco at heated meeting
Author: 0 Boxer Amir Khan throws water on Phil Lo Greco at heated meeting

Khan responded to the jibes by throwing water towards Lo Greco at the press conference in Liverpool, prompting security to intervene before Khan insisted he would take the bout as seriously as ever. Khan then got up and threw his glass of water at his foe, drenching his face. Khan and Lo Greco then conducted their first face-off, in what was a tense staredown as the Brit's team shouted abuse at the Canadian.

Tech Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit
Author: 0 Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit

Operating profit was 15.15 trillion won (14.13 billion USA dollars) in the October-December quarter, up 64.3 percent from a year earlier. Samsung shares jumped more than 8 percent in morning trade, after the firm announced a 50:1 stock split .

Tech Alexa can send SMS messages using your voice
Author: 0 Alexa can send SMS messages using your voice

It's the company's latest attempt to turn the voice-assistant devices from hubs for audible entertainment to full-fledged communication tools. Once the Send SMS setting is enabled, you can tell Alexa to send a "message" and it will try to send a message using Amazon's Alexa messaging service.

Tech Party Leader Submits Candidacy Papers for Egypt's Presidential Elections
Author: 0 Party Leader Submits Candidacy Papers for Egypt's Presidential Elections

Egyptian politician and chairperson of the al-Ghad Party Mousa Mostafa Mousa submits his presidential candidacy papers minutes before the closure of the candidacy nomination period. Egypt's presidential elections are scheduled to take place from March 26 to 28. Moussa's legal representative presented his documents to the National Election Authority on Monday 29/1/2018.

Tech Sam Raimi to Direct Fantasy Film The Kingkiller Chronicle
Author: 0 Sam Raimi to Direct Fantasy Film The Kingkiller Chronicle

Miranda has the option to be involved in future stage productions as well. Raimi's work lately has consisted of producing more than directing, such as the Ash vs. The last film he directed was 2013's Oz: The Great and Powerful and though he has been talking with Skydance to direct Bermuda Triangle , it is likely The Kingkiller Chronicle will be his next project.

Tech Facebook is banning cryptocurrency and ICO ads
Author: 0 Facebook is banning cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Officials warned investors earlier this month that protections around cryptoassets are limited. The cryptocurrency boom/bubble has led to scams and wild price fluctuations that have cost a lot of people - including unsophisticated investors - a lot of money.

Tech LG expands color options to LG G6 and LG Q6 smartphones
Author: 0 LG expands color options to LG G6 and LG Q6 smartphones

The G6 now comes in Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose, while the Q6 also gets the new blue and lavender colors. The high-end LG G6 released in March 2017. That line says, "We're lost at the moment, so hopefully some exciting colors on our old phones that we won't name in this title because they are old , will do the trick".

Tech Shadow of the Colossus remake gets new trailer
Author: 0 Shadow of the Colossus remake gets new trailer

The trailer shows the deadly beauty of the world in which the players will have to fight the monstrous Colossi . Anyway, look out for our full review of the Shadow of the Colossus PS4 remake coming soon. One of the only minor issues that I found from a visuals standpoint with Shadow of the Colossus was in regards to texture pop-in. Never have I been more enamored with Shadow of the Colossus as in 2018.

Tech Tag: Vivo 10GB RAM Smartphone
Author: 0 Tag: Vivo 10GB RAM Smartphone

The smartphone is said to pack a whopping amount of 10GB RAM, coupled with either 256GB or 512GB internal storage. If the smartphone will offer this much RAM, then it will be world's first. Previous rumors suggested that the smartphone will come with a dual-camera setup at the back with a combination of 12-megapixel + 8-megapixel snappers with LED flash.