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Tech Jimmy Iovine reportedly denies he's leaving Apple
Author: 0 Jimmy Iovine reportedly denies he's leaving Apple

Iovine, who was brought in to kickstart Apple's move into the subscription music business, has had a limited role within the company for some time. There, he shut down all the reports that he would be leaving the company and made it very clear that he is loyal to Apple and would not be departing.

Tech DISH to provide voice-based TV control with Google Assistant
Author: 0 DISH to provide voice-based TV control with Google Assistant

We've already seen a lot of cool tech from CES 2018 , but if there's one thing that's been apparent throughout the show, it's that Google is betting it all on Google Assistant. The high-resolution touch screen and camera is framed by two front-firing stereo speakers and a rear-facing passive radiator. Users can set it up in the kitchen, and with the Google Assistant, follow along with a recipe, video call with friends, scroll through vacation photos, cast YouTube videos or connect the ...

Tech Ultra Game Boy from Hyperkin puts Nintendo on notice
Author: 0 Ultra Game Boy from Hyperkin puts Nintendo on notice

With the working title of " Ultra Game Boy ", Hyperkin's creation - now on display at CES 2018 in Las Vegas - is an attempt to bring the jaunty Tetris music into 2018. For starters, the Ultra Game Boy comes with a built-in backlight, something we didn't get in the original Game Boy line until the Game Boy Advance SP.

Tech Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced
Author: 0 Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced

For more on Total War, check out our review of Total War: Warhammer II , which was also featured on our list of the Best-Reviewed Games of 2017 . Now, with the cat out of the bag and Three Empires on track for launch later in 2018, it looks as if Total War devotees and turn-based strategy diehards will have plenty to keep them busy this year.

Tech United States govt steps in to question Apple over iPhone slowdown mess
Author: 0 United States govt steps in to question Apple over iPhone slowdown mess

We've now extended that feature to iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2, and plan to add support for other products in the future. The pressure from the United States follows action by the French government. Presumably Apple has more than enough confidence in its batteries to assume such cases will be rare. Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly ...

Author: 0 Walt Disney (DIS) Given a $125.00 Price Target at Piper Jaffray Companies

It has underperformed by 72.81% the S&P500. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc sold 10,823 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. A 14 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while3 believe that investors should either steer clear of DIS or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Tech Paladins: Battlegrounds Developer Pushes Back on PUBG Comparisons
Author: 0 Paladins: Battlegrounds Developer Pushes Back on PUBG Comparisons

Paladins developer Hi-Rez Studios showed off almost an hour of Paladins : Battlegrounds pre-alpha gameplay at the studio's Hi-Rez Expo 2018 event, after announcing the new battle royale mode earlier this week . Paladins: Battlegrounds will be released to players "before the end of March". A new Team Deathmatch mode was also announced in Paladins , as well as a new Champion called Moji.

Tech Razer unveils Android laptop-phone Hybrid Project Linda at CES 2018
Author: 0 Razer unveils Android laptop-phone Hybrid Project Linda at CES 2018

The Razer Phone runs on Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 835 processor with 8GB RAM , which is more than adequate for any game available on the Android platform. The Razer Phone's performance, display , and dual front-firing speakers combine seamlessly with Project Linda's larger screen, keyboard, and battery to provide the ultimate mobile hybrid setup for gaming, creativity, and productivity.

Tech HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones
Author: 0 HTC announces Vive Pro with increased resolution and built-in headphones

The Wireless Adapter is coming in the fourth quarter of this year, while more information on the Vive Pro's price and availability is coming "soon". "There's a clear need in the VR market for a premium VR experience with high resolution display, integrated audio and the best components available today in a headset", Daniel O'Brien, general manager of HTC's VIVE in the US market, said in a statement.

Tech Qualcomm widens support for Alexa, Cortana and the Google Assistant
Author: 0 Qualcomm widens support for Alexa, Cortana and the Google Assistant

Qualcomm , the chip manufacturer that Broadcom really wants to buy , is using this year's CES to launch a new platform for smart speakers, displays and other devices with built-in support for Google's Assistant . Manufacturers can use a single design for different SKUs with varying operating systems and capabilities. The platform offers two hardware options, along with a comprehensive set of software configurations which are created to address smart speaker use cases for all tiers of ...

Tech Football coach Barry Bennell 'abused boy 100 times'
Author: 0 Football coach Barry Bennell 'abused boy 100 times'

Talented young schoolboy footballers would be invited to stay at his home on a Friday night and this was when the abuse would take place, said Nick Johnson QC, prosecuting. Bennell stands accused of a total of 55 offences, including 42 counts of indecent assault, 11 counts of buggery and two counts of attempted buggery.

Tech Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Revealed Through Leaks
Author: 0 Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Revealed Through Leaks

Leading e-commerce major Amazon is organising the Nokia Mobile fest from January 8 to January 12. Dubbed as Nokia Mobile Week and two smartphones will be available with attractive discounts, cash back, and exchange offers. Recently, HMD Global management announced the rollout of Oreo Beta Labs for the Nokia 6 in India. The handset has a Snapdragon 630 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM and has a choice of 32GB of 64GB of built in storage.

Tech With expansion to screens and cars, Google Assistant is officially everywhere
Author: 0 With expansion to screens and cars, Google Assistant is officially everywhere

These new devices have the Google Assistant built in, and with the added benefit of a touch screen, they can help you get even more done. Google's also updated the directory on phones. Be sure to check out the announcement at the source link. The Assistant will be rolling out to more than 400 models from 40 plus brands which also includes Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Volkswagen, Volvo and others.

Tech WhatsApp's New Update Comes With Quick Switch Feature From Voice To Video
Author: 0 WhatsApp's New Update Comes With Quick Switch Feature From Voice To Video

The current version of WhatsApp forces you to end a voice call before you can switch to a video call, so the new feature should save you a little bit of time and unnecessary hassle. While the report doesn't mention anything about switching from video calls to voice calls, I assume that the option should also come at the same time.

Tech Samsung unveiling Galaxy S9 next month, launching foldable smartphone in 2019
Author: 0 Samsung unveiling Galaxy S9 next month, launching foldable smartphone in 2019

The report states that Samsung Electronics has chose to mass-produce foldable Smartphones this coming November. The plan is said to be for a smartphone that unfolds into a 7.3-inch tablet . That will be important to Samsung as they are believed to be planning to release the flexible screen smartphone as an "ultra-premium" device a step above current flagship level smartphones.

Tech People are freaking out over Cadbury's limited-edition white chocolate eggs
Author: 0 People are freaking out over Cadbury's limited-edition white chocolate eggs

In the United Kingdom, grocery shoppers are sharing photos of Cadbury Creme Eggs that they say have been unwrapped and not-so-carefully re-wrapped by people looking for the elusive alabaster candy. White chocolate ones. What are the prizes you can win with the white Creme Eggs? The £2,000 white egg will only be found a branch of the Co-op.

Tech Big buyers take advantage of economic lull to buy luxury cars
Author: 0 Big buyers take advantage of economic lull to buy luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz outsold BMW in the U.S. luxury-car market for a second consecutive year in 2017. With Mercedes-Benz, our core brand, we were the best-selling premium brand once again in 2017. In 2018, Mercedes-Benz plans to launch a number of products, many without a predecessor in India including a range of AMG products that will make their India debut.

Tech Sony's MDR-1AM2 could be 2018's top wired headphone
Author: 0 Sony's MDR-1AM2 could be 2018's top wired headphone

Sony Australia has advised that the three earphones will be heading to Australia from April, though no pricing has been announced. The previous model, i.e. The availability of Sony MDR-1AM2 is set for this spring and the price for these headphones is $299.99. The SP600N offer 6 hours of battery life, though you don't get a charging case to store these in, just plug the microUSB cable in to charge for an hour and a half and you're good to go.

Tech Here's everything that works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
Author: 0 Here's everything that works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Vuzix is to release its AR glasses by the second quarter at a cost of about US$1,000, Travers said. In October, Sonos unveiled a smart speaker with Alexa's system for controlling music playback. Much of this success is due to the Echo's built-in voice-controlled intelligent virtual assistant, Alexa. Audio device manufacturers such as Bose, Jabra, iHome, and Bowers & Wilkins, apart from AVS solution providers iLinkplay, SUGR, and Libre Wireless, have partnered with Amazon to enable ...

Tech Custom Sea of Thieves Xbox controller is a thing of beauty
Author: 0 Custom Sea of Thieves Xbox controller is a thing of beauty

Fans will be able to access the Beta by pre-ordering the game, it will be also available to those who have already joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Program before December 1 of previous year. Once it pops up, just download and install it. For those that have pre-ordered the game through the Xbox or Windows Store, the game client will appear in your games library 24-hours before the beta begins.

Tech New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift
Author: 0 New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

To complete this task the auto had to be refuelled five times while in mid-drift, for which another M5, driven by BMW Performance Center Chief Driving Instructor Matt Mullins, had to be used as a support vehicle. That was gravy on top of a prior Toyota-coordinated 143-km attempt at the record accomplished in 2014, which beat out the very first instance of this record-set by Johan Schwartz in a BMW M5 in 2013.

Tech New Sony AF8 4K OLED TVs Announced At CES
Author: 0 New Sony AF8 4K OLED TVs Announced At CES

In 2017 Sony introduced a new 4K HDR OLED TV under the BRAVIA name based on what is called a One Slate design. Unlike the traditional, mediocre side or bottom speakers usually found on a TV, Sony's Acoustic Surface makes it seem as though audio emanates from specific areas of the screen - such as the mouths of people speaking.

Tech Razer's Project Linda is a Sweet Laptop Dock for Your Razer Phone
Author: 0 Razer's Project Linda is a Sweet Laptop Dock for Your Razer Phone

The 13.3-inch quad-HD display has the same high 120Hz refresh rate as the Razer Phone . While not a laptop without the phone , the chassis's keyboard does offer Razer's Chroma backlighting and customization settings. To actually dock the phone, Razer has implemented some really cool mechanics. Do you have a Razer Phone? You also get pristine sound quality because the speakers on the Razer Phone are firing upwards.

Tech Celeno delivers 802.11ax Wi-Fi solution
Author: 0 Celeno delivers 802.11ax Wi-Fi solution

Announcements at today's CES kickoff provided a first look at how 802.11ax can solve the many Wi-Fi issues that plague modern households. On top of that, streaming video is placing a heavier load on routers. This essentially means that if infrastructure devices based on Draft 1.0 are networking with Draft 2.0 client devices, they may experience poor performance.

Author: 0 Vivo Showcases Its In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Smartphone at CES 2018

Synaptics unveiled the first in-display fingerprint scanner late previous year and the company also revealed that the first phone to sport the new technology would would be launched at CES 2018 , in Las Vegas. Senior VP, Vivo , Alex Feng detailed the technology in a press release and said that it is aimed at solving the industry's challenge of offering a convenient authentication experience.

Tech Less Than 1% Of Android Devices Run Android 8 Oreo
Author: 0 Less Than 1% Of Android Devices Run Android 8 Oreo

The big news is that the release brings support for Oreo, something of a surprise considering how recently Google pushed the latest version of its mobile operating system out of the door. It is also surprising to see that the share for Android Gingerbread at 0.4 percent of the market, considering the fact that it was launched 7 years ago.

Tech CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga
Author: 0 CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga

Lenovo has pitched the ThinkPad X1 Carbon as "the world's lightest 14-Inch business laptop ". Lenovo claims the ThinkPad X1 Carbon's battery will last 15 hours on a single charge. Both offer 8 Gen Intel Core processors, global LTE-A connectivity, 360º Far-Field Communication microphones, Amazon Alexa support, a built in ThinkShutter for covering the webcams, and Lenovo Crystal Image.

Tech Newcastle Utd hero Peter Beardsley accused of bullying
Author: 0 Newcastle Utd hero Peter Beardsley accused of bullying

The former England worldwide, whose position has been under threat for some time due to concerns about the lack of players emerging from the Academy into the first team squad, is fighting to save his job and subsequently released his own statement to deny he is guilty of any offence.

Tech Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium
Author: 0 Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium

This line of phones has generally been Apple's more affordable smartphone, combining excellent performance and the fluidity of the Apple operating system with more accessible pricing. Apple may want to keep the cost of this new smartphone the same so it may not get all of the rumored upgrades. There's always some concern with these revamps, however, with regards to the pricing.