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Tech Google Is Going To Replace SMS With 'Chat': Here's How It Works
Author: 0 Google Is Going To Replace SMS With 'Chat': Here's How It Works

In a report published yesterday in The Verge , Google confirmed that it was " pausing investment " on Allo , choosing instead to focus on the development of a new service called Chat. Samsung is also said to support Chat services in its default messaging app. If the person you are texting doesn't have Chat enabled or is not using an Android, the messages will switch back to SMS, much like iMessage.

Tech Microsoft OneNote desktop app replaced by Windows 10 Mobile version
Author: 0 Microsoft OneNote desktop app replaced by Windows 10 Mobile version

While there is a lot of crossover in features between the desktop and UWP versions, there are still a few differences, and this is something Microsoft aims to address, promising a number of new additions to OneNote for Windows 10. That means it leaves mainstream support on October 13, 2020, and extended support on October 14, 2025. The stocks of the Microsoft Windows phones took quite a while to sell out owing to the fact that the devices were not that popular in the first place.

Tech Apple's new recycling robot Daisy will rip apart iPhones
Author: 0 Apple's new recycling robot Daisy will rip apart iPhones

The new 'bot is an update to Liam , the recycling robot the company announced back in 2016. From the iPhone 5 to the iPhone 7 Plus, Daisy is made up of five robots that can pick out aluminium, gold, silver, copper, palladium, tantalum, and more.

Tech Here's how Google employees want to teach you to code
Author: 0 Here's how Google employees want to teach you to code

Citing a survey of current Grasshopper users, Laura Holmes , founder of Grasshopper and a senior product manager at Google , said that most people interested in learning how to code are hoping to do so to further their career. The curriculum will continue to grow in the coming months. The developers chose to teach JavaScript as it is the language used by over 70 percent of professional developers .

Tech Two die in Air Plane crash in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Two die in Air Plane crash in Northern Ireland

A statement from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said: "No patients were taken from the scene". Three ambulance crews and an air ambulance were also deployed, the ambulance service said. "It is unbelievable really that this has happened so close to home", she said. "One rapid response paramedic, three emergency ambulance crews and two officers have been dispatched to the incident".

Tech Alabama schedules a home-and-home series with Notre Dame
Author: 0 Alabama schedules a home-and-home series with Notre Dame

Notre Dame holds a 5-2 edge in the series against Alabama. The first two contests occurred in the 1973 Sugar Bowl and the 1975 Orange Bowl with the late Ara Parseghian as the Notre Dame head coach. The two programs then held home-and-home series in 1976 (South Bend) and 1980 (Birmingham) and then again in 1986 (Birmingham) and 1987 (South Bend).

Tech Mahindra XUV500 launched in India at Rs 12.32 lakhs
Author: 0 Mahindra XUV500 launched in India at Rs 12.32 lakhs

Its wheelbase is 2,700 mm and comes equipped with a 70-litre fuel tank. Although Mahindra has not revealed the changes on the XUV500 facelift, the numerous spy shots of the SUV in the new avatar has given us a pretty clear view of the upcoming model.

Tech Ford releases fuel economy figures for new F-150 diesel
Author: 0 Ford releases fuel economy figures for new F-150 diesel

Curiously, that's almost 2,000 pounds shy of the maximum trailer rating for a properly-equipped gas-engined F-150. Fans awaiting the Power Stroke V6 option for the 2018 Ford F-150 can expect to pay up to $4,000 extra for a truck with the diesel powerplant, the Car Connection reports .

Tech God Of War PS4 Review: 8 Ups & 1 MINOR Down
Author: 0 God Of War PS4 Review: 8 Ups & 1 MINOR Down

God of War is set to release later this week for the Playstation 4 and is getting rave reviews but is Sony missing out on a huge opportunity by not releasing a God of War Collection for their home console? Even crossovers are out of the question.

Tech New Fortnite Freebies Available Now On PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Mobile
Author: 0 New Fortnite Freebies Available Now On PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Mobile

Last weekend, Epic offered Battle Royale players a free Back Bling item-a new type of customization slot introduced in Season 3. It's unknown why Epic Games would want to destroy a popular drop location like the Tilted Towers in the game, though it could be as part of a broader effort to disperse players more evenly throughout the map.

Tech Amazon Alexa Lets Users Craft Their Own Skills And Customized Responses
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa Lets Users Craft Their Own Skills And Customized Responses

The templates are custom questions and answers, responses designed for house guests, jokes, short stories, and trivia games. You can also use Echo Spot to start a voice or video call, or send a message to a supported Echo device or the Alexa App-simply say, "Alexa, call Dad", or "Alexa, send a message to Mary".

Tech True Thompson already has more Instagram followers than you
Author: 0 True Thompson already has more Instagram followers than you

The comments on his Instagram feed have been pretty savage, with people starting a merciless "I hope" trend that wishes tiny but bad things to happen to the basketball player. Sisters Kourtney Kardashian , Kim Kardashian Westand Kendall Jenner flew to Cleveland for a quick tripTuesday to celebrate Kourtney's birthday early, but they're now back in L.A.

Tech Ci Global Investments INC Decreased Stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Author: 0 Ci Global Investments INC Decreased Stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

Investors holded 5.51 billion in 2017Q3 but now own 5.46 billion shares or 0.90% less. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 34.85M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Thomas Story Son Limited Liability invested 2.51% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. Vigilant Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 10,116 shs or 0.11% of their United States capital.

Tech Jacksonville Store Issued Warning Citation For Flying Military Flag
Author: 0 Jacksonville Store Issued Warning Citation For Flying Military Flag

The city is now reviewing surveillance video and investigating allegations against the city inspector. As of Tuesday morning around 8:30 a.m., the video has been viewed over 4.4 million times. The officer who cited the business for the flags inspected the property the same day and the parking issue with be referred to the Florida Department of Transportation because it is a state-maintained right of way.

Tech Map selection feature on the cards for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC
Author: 0 Map selection feature on the cards for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC

Map selection isn't the only new piece of content that's being tested in PUBG . For us, this was the most troubling issue, and it required a lot of discussion and serious research. Work on the feature is nearly complete, and we plan to release it soon after implementing it on the test server. In the absence of an official map selection tool, players had taken extreme measures to ensure they only got to play on their preferred map by deleting crucial game files that would cause the ...

Tech Amazon Echo Owners Can Now Control Call of Duty: WWII With Alexa
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Owners Can Now Control Call of Duty: WWII With Alexa

This intelligent virtual assistant uses a soldier-like voice to provide personalized coaching based on the way you play. Chief marketing officer Tim Ellis explained, "We know that people play more Call of Duty as their skills improve and the more often they play with their friends".

Tech Netflix Adds Instagram Stories-Style Mobile Trailers To Its iOS App
Author: 0 Netflix Adds Instagram Stories-Style Mobile Trailers To Its iOS App

The video is optimized for vertical format so you can consume it without switching the phone to landscape, and it's supposed to load "very quickly". "Years of testing has made it clear that video previews help our members browse less and discover new content more quickly", it says.

Tech New screenshot and teaser trailer revealed for Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass
Author: 0 New screenshot and teaser trailer revealed for Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass

The last mainline game was Serious Sam 3: BFE, which was released over seven years ago. Croteam did not reveal whether the game will come out in 2018 or 2019, but we'll be sure to keep you posted. There's a title, and the full 55 seconds of the teaser trailer have Serious Sam on a motorcycle tooling down the road while a song that's very much not Born to be Wild plays in the background.

Tech Microsoft Translator gets offline AI translations
Author: 0 Microsoft Translator gets offline AI translations

Microsoft further claims that the offline translation app is capable of providing high-quality translation output, with as all the translation is said to be following the Neural Machine translation (NMT) standard which is created by Microsoft.

Tech ZTE ban threatens access to Android
Author: 0 ZTE ban threatens access to Android

Both ZTE and Huawei were accused of making telecommunications equipment that poses national security threats, according to a report released by US' House Intelligence Committee in 2012. ZTE shipped 46.4 million smartphones previous year, placing it seventh among Android-based manufacturers, according to research firm IHS Markit. As much of a problem as it will be for ZTE, Google is not likely thrilled to potentially be losing a device manufacturer, even if in the overall scope of things it's ...

Tech Facebook is planning to build its own computer chips
Author: 0 Facebook is planning to build its own computer chips

It is also possible Facebook could use their own chips in hardware products: There is the delayed Facebook smart speaker that will no doubt eventually see the light of day and custom-built processors could be used in future Oculus products ( Mark Zuckerberg added the VR-focused company to his portfolio in 2014).

Tech Pittsburgh Police Already Planning for Possible Riots if Trump Fires Mueller
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Police Already Planning for Possible Riots if Trump Fires Mueller

The Republican lawmakers' warnings represented the latest push back against Trump's Twitter tirades, which the president resumed Sunday morning by attacking former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . "First of all, I don't think he should be fired". "I don't think he's going to fire Mueller". Trump called Comey a "slimeball". Days later, Trump said rumors that he was planning to fire Mueller were "Fake News".

Tech Redmi S2 to come with 18:9 screen, dual cameras in this Xiaomi budget phone too
Author: 0 Redmi S2 to come with 18:9 screen, dual cameras in this Xiaomi budget phone too

Xiaomi is expected to introduce 18:9 aspect ratio display as standard in of all upcoming offering, including budget smartphones. The following information is based on firmware files obtained by @FunkyHuawei , the man behind the FunkyHuawei.club service, which allows users to update , unbrick , or rebrand Huawei and Honor phones for a fee.

Tech Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will be the most powerful version yet
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will be the most powerful version yet

The automaker says the new Cobra Jet is capable of running the quarter-mile in the mid-8-second range while topping 150 miles per hour (241 km/h). One restriction for the Mustang Cobra Jet is that it not road registrable as the vehicles do not have a VIN number.

Tech Huawei P20, P20 Pro launching in India this April 24?
Author: 0 Huawei P20, P20 Pro launching in India this April 24?

The camera has a light sensitivity up to ISO 102400 and also boasts of having the most powerful zoom on a smartphone, apart from a 3x optical zoom. Coming to the detailed specs of the Huawei P20 Pro , the phone features a triple camera setup on the rear, with the lenses being "co-engineered" with Leica.

Tech Motorola accidentally shows off the Moto G6 ahead of launch
Author: 0 Motorola accidentally shows off the Moto G6 ahead of launch

Moto G6 , Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus specifications and features have leaked online, though we will have a confirmation once the phones are made official. Display, Operating System & Processor - Moto G5S smartphone is a dual sim smartphone and it comes with Android Nougat operating system. It is likely to be powered by a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core 430 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz.

Tech Changes to Fortnite We Loved, and 1 That Didn't Work Out
Author: 0 Changes to Fortnite We Loved, and 1 That Didn't Work Out

A report says the video game company is working on a Battlefield battle royale. Catering to the needs of players and upping their game in every way possible with each challenge and #Battle #Pass, " Fortnite " continues to prove that is it indeed, the modern gamers wet dream.