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Tech Mozilla Releases Firefox Reality VR Browser for Oculus Go, Daydream Headsets
Author: 0 Mozilla Releases Firefox Reality VR Browser for Oculus Go, Daydream Headsets

This resulted in a browser created for the virtual reality medium it serves. Text input for VR headsets , especially lightweight mobile versions, can be a awful task because of a lack of input devices designed for that goal. "We asked questions like: 'What is missing?' 'Do you love your device?' And 'If not, why?' The feedback we heard the most was that users were having a hard time finding new games and experiences".

Tech Amazon releases plethora of new and updated Echo devices
Author: 0 Amazon releases plethora of new and updated Echo devices

Such misunderstandings are routine enough with smart speakers that they have become fodder for humor, and even cropped up while Amazon devices and services senior vice president David Limp showed off new devices in a nearby building a short time earlier.

Tech Nokia 5.1 Plus India Price Announcement on September 24, Flipkart Listing Says
Author: 0 Nokia 5.1 Plus India Price Announcement on September 24, Flipkart Listing Says

Nokia 7.1 Plus will sport design similar to that of Nokia X5 and Nokia X6, with bezel-less display , notch on top of the screen , and a thin chin with Nokia branding. Weve seen purported screen panels of the Nokia 7.1 Plus (aka Nokia X7 ) twice now and both times without a notch. It will be powered by a 3,060mAh battery and will run on stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.

Tech Amazon Alexa Adds New Music Skills, TIDAL
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa Adds New Music Skills, TIDAL

It will be interesting to see how well this feature, coming later this year , will work in practice, and how Amazon will extend it beyond smart home devices. GadgetNET aays: These are some great upgrades to our favourite smart devices and the Echo Show with video calling is certainly going to find a way into our office.

Tech China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs
Author: 0 China's Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs

In a Xinhua News Agency interview published Tuesday, the billionaire business magnate said the jobs promise - originally floated early previous year - had been predicated on a "friendly U.S". Using Alibaba Cloud's computing , artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) tools, the project will work to protect endangered elephants, rhinos and lions inside the Tsavo East and West National Parks, Kenya's oldest and largest protected area of over 13,500 sq km.

Tech IPhone XS teardown reveals not much has changed inside... except the battery
Author: 0 IPhone XS teardown reveals not much has changed inside... except the battery

The Apple fans are pretty much exciting to get their hands on the new iPhone XS devices. And Apple fans similarly headed to London's Apple Store by 7am ahead of today's new iPhone launch. When we went hands-on with the iPhone XS and XS Max , we were mainly struck by how similar they felt to the iPhone X-particularly the iPhone XS. I actually feel as if the iPhone XS Max is more comfortable to hold than the Note 9 .

Tech Google ‘Emergency Location Service’ for Android now in US
Author: 0 Google ‘Emergency Location Service’ for Android now in US

The Mountain View search giant reports that its data decreases the average uncertainty radius from 522 feet to 121 feet. Fire and Emergency New Zealand were able to use ELS to locate the caller and the fire. The location data is based on inputs from GPS, Wi-Fi sensors and mobile network data. Google has teamed up with RapidSOS, T-Mobile and West to make the United States rollout possible, and the company points out that users do not need to install any extra apps in order to benefit ...

Tech Google to put Android systems in cars with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
Author: 0 Google to put Android systems in cars with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi

The consortium, claim sources , makes no bones about the fact that it has chosen Google for providing the operating system for its next-generation infotainment system. Under that plan, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is targeting increased sales of more than 14 million units a year by the end of 2022. If Google can produce a display that drivers prefer to those now available, the tech could give the members of the Alliance a leg up on their competition.

Tech Technical issues affecting Ulster Bank and Nat West services
Author: 0 Technical issues affecting Ulster Bank and Nat West services

An RBS spokesman said: "We would like to apologise to customers who experienced issues this morning". "We're still working through what the issue is". Mr McEwan insisted that the number of such incidents had "dropped dramatically" from 300 IT-related interruptions in 2014 down to 20 past year, and that his team was working "flat out".

Tech Google admits it allows developers to collect Gmail data
Author: 0 Google admits it allows developers to collect Gmail data

This is different than scanning Gmail for data to be used for ad targeting, a practice that Google put a halt to previous year. In a letter to senators, a top Google official said the company allows app developers to scan Gmail accounts, even though Google itself stopped the practice for the goal of ad targeting previous year.

Tech Microsoft Dynamics 365 AI going hard after Salesforce
Author: 0 Microsoft Dynamics 365 AI going hard after Salesforce

In an interview, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told Forbes that AI-driven and mixed reality-driven applications on Dynamics could "completely change the game" for the software category. Dynamics 365 AI for Market Insights turns AI to marketing. In addition, remote collaboration and assistance have helped the company operate more safely in a better work environment, serving as a connection point between firstline workers and remote experts, as well as cutting down on travel and ...

Tech Google now lets parents take control of teenagers' devices
Author: 0 Google now lets parents take control of teenagers' devices

With Google's Family Link, parents can now set limits, lock the device when they feel it's time for a break, and even approve or block apps from being downloaded from Google Play store. The listing talks about the service and is developed by Google LLC. The new features are now available on all Android phones, and will be coming to Chromebooks soon.

Tech Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models
Author: 0 Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models

The information comes from Digitimes , a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics. According to the news report, both of them are part of a 44-member group from Vietnam that had flown in specifically to buy the latest iPhone models.

Author: 0 5 remarkable features of the Nokia 5.1

A couple of days back, Nokia Mobile India tweeted a teaser for a new gaming smartphone in India. While the Nokia 7 Plus has a Zeiss camera, the 6.1 Plus (X6) and 5.1 Plus (X5) do not, so this will be a first for the series. The smartphone has a notch above the screen and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. When it comes to performance, the Nokia 5.1 Plus relies on the MediaTek Helio P60 chipset that is paired with an ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU.

Tech Apple iOS 12.1 developer beta 1 released, brings back Group Face Time
Author: 0 Apple iOS 12.1 developer beta 1 released, brings back Group Face Time

This version is likely to contain bugs. In order to sign up for the newly released public beta, first of all head over to beta.apple.com and sign in using the Apple ID which you are now using on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. So it could be coming in a subsequent beta. If you are on iOS however, then you will be welcomed with a new feature which meant missing prior to the final release of iOS 12, which is Group FaceTime calling.

Tech Big Brother: Google Admits to Altering Android Phone Settings Remotely Without Permission
Author: 0 Big Brother: Google Admits to Altering Android Phone Settings Remotely Without Permission

On a support page for updating Android apps, it says: "If Google determines an app update will fix a critical security vulnerability, we may make certain app updates regardless of update settings in the app or on your device". If you noticed your Android phone was being a bit stubborn about battery saver recently, you're not the only one. If it can change your battery settings then it stands to reason that it can access and change other parts of your phone's functionality, which is sure to ...

Tech Cadillac CT6-V, VW ID Buzz Cargo, Mercedes-AMG Project One
Author: 0 Cadillac CT6-V, VW ID Buzz Cargo, Mercedes-AMG Project One

The A35 employs Affalterbach's seven-speed dual-clutch transmission with gear ratios configured for "very spontaneous acceleration in all speed ranges". It comes with restyled front and rear bumpers. The new C-Class combines added luxury with progressive design dynamics, modern multimedia system and new safety features.

Tech Capcom shuttering Vancouver studio that developed Dead Rising series
Author: 0 Capcom shuttering Vancouver studio that developed Dead Rising series

The studio also produced a mobile version of Puzzle Fighter , which did not last long before being shut down . A Capcom spokesperson said it appreciates the hard work and contributions of all the staff in creating "unforgettable gameplay experiences for the Dead Rising series and Puzzle Fighter ".

Tech Huawei Mate 20 handsets leak in images, Apple Airpods' competitor also ‘revealed’
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 20 handsets leak in images, Apple Airpods' competitor also ‘revealed’

Huawei's upcoming Mate 20 smartphone, in combination with the company's upcoming wireless earbuds, the FreeBuds 2 Pro , will have a clever feature that will provide some extra listening time in desperate situations. Unfortunately, wireless charging is a sore spot for Apple right now. Most newer Android phones can charge other devices for a while now, but you need a cable to do that.

Tech Shipments of iPhone XR to start gaining momentum in October
Author: 0 Shipments of iPhone XR to start gaining momentum in October

While it might seem like a good idea, it comes at the cost of a smaller battery capacity of 2,658mAh compared to iPhone X's 2,716mAh. Correction: Nilay misspoke! The iPhone XS Max has a 6.5-inch display, not 6.8. And as the New York Post points out , 24 months at $30 per month comes nowhere near $1,099. Non the less, the sky-high price tags will definitely create a lot of fuss among the buyers.

Tech OnePlus 6T Rumour Roundup: Water Drop Notch, No Headphone Jack
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Rumour Roundup: Water Drop Notch, No Headphone Jack

As per various reports and rumors, OnePlus 6T is expected to carry a droplet-style notch, in-display fingerprint sensor, 512GB storage options, and it could ditch the headphone jack. Alongside the OnePlus 6T , Amazon also teased the all-new Type-C Bullets earphones which will be available on the portal at a price of Rs 1,490.

Tech Red Dead Online beta announced for this November
Author: 0 Red Dead Online beta announced for this November

Imran Sarwar, director of design at Rockstar North, specified in an interview with IGN that the team is now focusing on "role-playing and morality" as distinguishing factors from GTA Online: "We want people to settle into their online characters and feel like every activity makes sense for the character, the setting and the time".

Tech Samsung's new A7 phone might have a triple-rear camera
Author: 0 Samsung's new A7 phone might have a triple-rear camera

After the rumours of Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus to come with five cameras, there is a new leak that shows three cameras at the back of the phone . The handset sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED display , a side fingerprint sensor and the Dolby Atmos sound system.

Tech Machines will handle half of workplace tasks by 2025
Author: 0 Machines will handle half of workplace tasks by 2025

The WEF predicts that the rise of robotics will result in machines performing more tasks on the job than humans by 2025. However, in terms of overall numbers of new jobs, the outlook is positive. Globally, nearly half of all companies expect automation to cut their full-time workforce in the next four years; however, new jobs will still lead to a net gain in employment opportunities if sufficient reskilling is done.