Electronics


Apple will Replace Intel Chips with its Own in Macs from 2020 Apple will Replace Intel Chips with its Own in Macs from 2020
- April 05, 2018

Bloomfield, Bloomfield Xeon, Clarksfield , Gulftown , Harpertown Xeon C0, Harpertown Xeon E0, Jasper Forest , Penryn/QC, SoFIA 3GR , Wolfdale C0, Wolfdale M0, Wolfdale E0, Wolfdale R0, Wolfdale Xeon C0, Wolfdale Xeon E0, Yorkfield, and Yorkfield Xeon. (more...)
'Fortnite: Battle Royale' launches on iOS 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' launches on iOS
- April 04, 2018

Now Epic has confirmed the game is openly available to everyone. Have you tried out Fortnite on iOS yet? Speculation then ran rampant about how the vending machine would work, and by and large, the main theories proved correct. If possible, they can also trade in or trade out their materials and weapons. It has been a wild year for Epic, as Fortnite has risen to milestone heights in sales , popularity, and household notoriety. (more...)
`Hill Street Blues' Creator Steven Bochco Dead at 74 `Hill Street Blues' Creator Steven Bochco Dead at 74
- April 03, 2018

The 10-time Primetime Emmy Award victor was also behind comedy-drama " Doogie Howser , M.D" starring Neil Patrick Harris . A spokesman said Bochco died in his sleep after a battle with cancer. Among the accolades that Steven received during his career are 10 Emmys and four Peabody Awards. It really makes me angry that there has been no explanation about Fay's disappearing. (more...)
Google to discontinue popular service Google to discontinue popular service
- April 02, 2018

Google has recommended that all goo.gl users migrate to another URL shortening service by the time March 30 swings around, which could be a daunting prospect for those who've been loyal to the platform since its inception. As we look towards the future, we're excited about the possibilities of Firebase Dynamic Links, particularly when it comes to dynamic platform detection and links that survive the app installation process. (more...)
Facebook sued by its users for recording their call and SMS details Facebook sued by its users for recording their call and SMS details
- April 01, 2018

This understandably led to a freakout in the press and on social media: Is Facebook just a synonym for Big Brother? "Facebook's platform that excludes these consumers from ever seeing certain ads to rent or buy housing must be changed immediately", Rice continued. (more...)
Joseph Parker speaks on defeat to Anthony Joshua Joseph Parker speaks on defeat to Anthony Joshua
- April 01, 2018

Browne was stripped of the WBA "Regular" heavyweight title following multiple failed drug tests, and had absolutely nothing for Whyte, who appeared to be fighting a heavy bag. Joshua, nearly a stone lighter than when he beat Carlos Takam in Cardiff last October, did enough without setting the fight alight, while Parker had his moments, even if an upset victory never looked on. (more...)
Genesis Evolving as a Luxury Brand With First-Ever Concept: Essentia Genesis Evolving as a Luxury Brand With First-Ever Concept: Essentia
- March 31, 2018

Genesis has used the quad lights debuted in the GV80 concept and grafted it to perfection in the Essentia Concept. The design of the Genesis Essentia concept, on the other hand, is a very successful one and was made with the know-how of Luc Donckerwolke, a renowned designer who became known for his job at Bentley and Lamborghini . (more...)
Son of new Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief joins Hizbul Mujahideen Son of new Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief joins Hizbul Mujahideen
- March 26, 2018

Old-timers fear that Junaid's joining militancy is likely to give "boost" to militancy and may lure more educated youth to the path of militancy.A PhD scholar Manan Wani hailing from Kupwara, who was studying in Aligarh Muslim University, had joined Hizbul Mujahideen in January. (more...)
Dropbox IPO Priced Higher Than Expected at $21 on Strong Demand Dropbox IPO Priced Higher Than Expected at $21 on Strong Demand
- March 25, 2018

In what is expected to be the largest IPO this year, China video-streaming company iQiyi plans to raise $2.25 billion by offering 125 million American depository shares at a price range of 17 to 19. Including the restricted stock units, the value of the company now increases to over $9.1 billion. Harvard Business School professor of investment banking Josh Lerner explained that " Dropbox is going public at the right time". (more...)
Spanish Supreme Court judge order sending Catalan separatists into jail Spanish Supreme Court judge order sending Catalan separatists into jail
- March 25, 2018

Riot police used batons to keep the demonstrators away from the federal government offices in Barcelona. Tensions in Catalonia are very high and its separatist leaders have abandoned plans to name a new president following the arrest of the latest candidate. (more...)
Elon Musk joins #deletefacebook boycott, removes SpaceX and Tesla pages from site Elon Musk joins #deletefacebook boycott, removes SpaceX and Tesla pages from site
- March 24, 2018

The space developer and billionaire at first did not realize that SpaceX even had a Facebook page. Acton's tweet consisted of the hashtag #deletefacebook . The actor Jim Carrey became one of the first public figures to support the #DeleteFacebook movement when, on February 8, he tweeted that he was selling his Facebook stock and deleting his account because Facebook "profited from Russian interference in our elections and they're still not doing enough to stop it". (more...)
Fortnite Battle Royale Adds Blitz Mode for Limited Time Fortnite Battle Royale Adds Blitz Mode for Limited Time
- March 21, 2018

Though you'll likely find yourself dying quickly in Blitz Mode , you'll have more fun doing it than in any other Fortnite gameplay mode and it may soon become your favorite way to play. That's a higher revenue figure than global phenomenon Pokemon GO attained within its own first few days. Fortnite is available for the Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC, and mobile devices. (more...)
'Ex-President Lee Created 34 Bln Won in Slush Funds through DAS' 'Ex-President Lee Created 34 Bln Won in Slush Funds through DAS'
- March 21, 2018

He's also accused of using false names to hide his ownership of the auto parts company DAS, which he allegedly used to accumulate slush funds worth almost 30 million dollars. Before the presidential election in December 2007, Lee allegedly obtained 200 million won from chief monk Jikwang, who sought for Lee's influence in establishing a Buddhist university. (more...)
Toyota pauses self-driving auto testing amid Uber accident probe Toyota pauses self-driving auto testing amid Uber accident probe
- March 21, 2018

A spokesperson for Uber said vehicle operators in Arizona undergo a screening process that checks local, state, and national databases and meets local requirements by law. Prior to the accident, the company had been considering teaming up with Uber's autonomous driving program, though a decision on a partnership has not been made. (more...)
Amazon India listing leaks Vivo V9 specifications before launch Amazon India listing leaks Vivo V9 specifications before launch
- March 21, 2018

Previously, the Vivo V9 had been listed on the company's official site which also showed the integration of AI and (augmented reality) AR based tech into the phone. It will go on sale from 24 March and 28 March respectively. Battery: 3200mAh (typical) battery with fast charging. The Snapdragon 660 processor comes with a dedicated AI chip, which lets the rear camera to use AI for scene recognition, which can detect 17 scenes automatically. (more...)
Scotland Yard probes unexplained death of Russian in exile Scotland Yard probes unexplained death of Russian in exile
- March 16, 2018

Glushkov was a prominent opponent of the Kremlin. The tabloid linked Glushkov to Andrey Lugovoy, the man who was accused of being behind the 2006 poisoning of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium. In recent years, Glushkov had lived in London , where he received political asylum. "Too many deaths [of Russian emigres] have been happening". The minder told the Telegraph how his employer Glushkov had hatched an escape plan which included a hideaway should his ... (more...)
Apple's 2018 WWDC event starts June 4th Apple's 2018 WWDC event starts June 4th
- March 14, 2018

It's official! Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) will be kicked off on 4 June. At last year's WWDC, Apple showed off upgraded iPads, the HomePod speaker, new Macs, and software-based enhancements for iPhones and Macs. Engage in motivating conversations around key topics with fellow developers and Apple experts. The regular price for attendees is $1,599, and Apple will notify those lucky enough to be selected for one by March 23 at 5pm PT. (more...)
Hearthstone kicks off the Year of the Raven with The Witchwood expansion Hearthstone kicks off the Year of the Raven with The Witchwood expansion
- March 13, 2018

Players can draw on an arsenal of new tricks, including the eerie new Echo keyword. Oh, and I'm pretty sure those Hearthstone guys in the video are actually perfectly OK, so you can stop worrying about them and have a look at the first of the new cards down below. (more...)
New Follow-Up Mode keeps Alexa active for, well, follow up questions New Follow-Up Mode keeps Alexa active for, well, follow up questions
- March 11, 2018

The follow-up mode won't work, however, if Alexa isn't "confident you're speaking to her", according to Amazon . If you don't, she'll just go back to sleep automatically without saying anything else. To end the conversation and be sure it has ended, you can still end the interaction with a "stop" or "thank-you". Choose a device and scroll down to the newly added "Follow-Up Mode" toggle. (more...)
Windows 10 S Coming soon to all editions of Windows 10 Windows 10 S Coming soon to all editions of Windows 10
- March 10, 2018

It was released on July 29,2015.It is the first version of Windows that receives ongoing feature updates. Microsoft today released a new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 devices running Creators Update aka version 1703. Further, Joe Belfiore stated that there was confusion about this version of the OS from Microsoft's partners and consumers. Next year 10 S will be a "mode" of existing versions, not a distinct version. (more...)
People On Medicaid Now Get Amazon Prime For $5.99 People On Medicaid Now Get Amazon Prime For $5.99
- March 08, 2018

According to government data , some 68 million individuals are enrolled in Medicaid, the federal-state-funded health insurance program for needy and low-income people. The New York Times says the move expands a previous Amazon effort started a year ago, when it offered Prime discounts to people with Electronic Benefit Transfer cards, used to distribute aid for food purchases. (more...)
Android P announced by Google Android P announced by Google
- March 08, 2018

It even stores contact information by simply scanning a hard copy business card. Till now, this feature was restricted to Google Pixel 2 , but the tech giant is now planning to roll out the feature for all Android phones via the Photos app. (more...)
'Lost in Space' Trailer: A Lengthy Look at the Reimagined Sci-Fi Series 'Lost in Space' Trailer: A Lengthy Look at the Reimagined Sci-Fi Series
- March 07, 2018

One piece of the original show's core that remains is the robot and its iconic line, "Danger, Will Robinson!" However, in the new series Will's protector appears more explicitly extra terrestrial. Parker Posey's Dr. Smith, meanwhile, confesses that her agenda with regard to the wayward space travelers is, well, "complicated". In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , showrunner Zack Estrin called it "a true family adventure in the vein of the original Jurassic Park " and said it's ... (more...)
BMW launches 6 Series Gran Turismo in Chennai BMW launches 6 Series Gran Turismo in Chennai
- March 07, 2018

The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe shares the spotlight with the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe , which was reveled in production form in Geneva. "With this vehicle we want to reach people who are looking for something special and who want to stand out from the crowd", Domagoj Dukec, vice president of Design BMW M, said in a statement. (more...)
Russian operatives compromised election systems in seven states in 2016 Russian operatives compromised election systems in seven states in 2016
- March 02, 2018

Michael Haas, Wisconsin's top election official, said in a statement that the state had checked its security with DHS and others following NBC News' inquiries and had confirmed "that they are not aware of any other attempts ― successful or unsuccessful ― to breach Wisconsin's systems". (more...)
Meet the $40 Apple iPhone X lookalike Meet the $40 Apple iPhone X lookalike
- March 02, 2018

Yes, it's a notch and it looks an terrible lot like the one on the iPhone X . The phone caters to different users with the ZenFone 5, ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5 Lite . The smartphone comes packed with several connectivity options like - 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm headphone jack. (more...)
Apple-Branded Premium Over-Ear Headphones Rumored To Debut In Q4 Apple-Branded Premium Over-Ear Headphones Rumored To Debut In Q4
- March 01, 2018

According to Kuo, the iPhone maker wants the headphones to offer high-quality sound and be "convenient" like AirPods as well. Now, this is not the only wireless charger in the market but is, for now, the only one that allows charging of up to three different devices at the same time. (more...)
MWC 2018: Alcatel launches an Android Go phone MWC 2018: Alcatel launches an Android Go phone
- February 26, 2018

Alcatel has kicked off MWC 2018 with a handful of new devices sporting a slim 18:9 aspect ratio. A 3000 mAh battery is there in the phone that comes with Face Unlock feature. The Alcatel 3V will be the mid-range phone in the new lineup, featuring a 6-inch 1080p display, a quad core processor, 16GB to 32GB of expandable storage, and a dual rear camera setup with a main 12MP lens along with a secondary 2MP lens for depth information. (more...)
Smartphone sales decline for first time as Huawei gains on Apple Smartphone sales decline for first time as Huawei gains on Apple
- February 24, 2018

Sales fell because consumers held on to their handsets longer, and also turned to feature phones, Gartner said in a report released on Thursday. Global smartphone sales have declined for the first time since 2004, according to research from Gartner. (more...)
New options from Airbnb include luxury digs, perks for 'Super Hosts' New options from Airbnb include luxury digs, perks for 'Super Hosts'
- February 23, 2018

There'll be the guarantee of an in-person greeting or a lockbox or keypad for entry, and travelers will get access to a special team of Airbnb Plus customer service and the promise of swifter responses. Frequent business travelers often have accumulated massive piles of reward points (and maybe have bigger travel budgets) and may be accustomed to this, and there's also plenty of opportunity to target the same kinds of experiences that something like an Atlantis full-service resort in the ... (more...)
Free Update For Super Mario Odyssey Brings Luigi To The Game Free Update For Super Mario Odyssey Brings Luigi To The Game
- February 23, 2018

You can also hide them in each level by finding Luigi on your map and having a quick chat with him. Along with the new mode, there's also two new filters to use when taking screenshots in the Snapshot Mode. For coin hunters out there, Luigi's Balloon World is a dream come true, offering the chance to quickly earn dozens of the little gold fellas without much in the way of risk. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Pricing Leaked ahead of Official Launch Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Pricing Leaked ahead of Official Launch
- February 23, 2018

That will be the case, at least based on a leak from known leakster Evan Blass who revealed the European pricing on his @ EVLeaks Twitter account. Samsung has slashed the price of its Galaxy J2 Pro and Galaxy J2 (2017) smartphones. Several companies have raised their smartphone prices in 2017 and 2018 and it looks like Samsung will be next. The banner also notifies the smartphone is coming on 25.02.2018, the same date as pre-MWC 2018 launch on Sunday. (more...)
Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99 Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99
- February 22, 2018

Congressman Robert Pittenger, R-NC, says he has known Graham since 1971. We mourn his passing but I know with absolute certainty that today he heard those words, "well done good and faithful servant". "Without a doubt, the finest man I ever knew". In 1950 Harry Truman became the first president to pray with Graham in the White House. " Billy Graham's message that God loves us and offers us new life was so simple, yet it powerfully impacted millions of lives around the world". (more...)
Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply
- February 22, 2018

Apple aims to secure contracts for several thousand metric tons of cobalt each year for five year or more, the news agency reported. Bloomberg reports that it could be the first time that Apple buys cobalt directly from miners. Apple has since stopped getting cobalt from these suppliers and published a supplier responsibility guide outlining best practices. South Korea's top oil refiner, SK Innovation Co., agreed to a deal this week of $3.9 billion with Australian Mines Ltd. (more...)
March's Games with Gold Include Superhot, Trials of the Blood Dragon March's Games with Gold Include Superhot, Trials of the Blood Dragon
- February 21, 2018

The company reveals the lineup for the following month about a week before the fact so that Xbox Live Gold members know ahead of time if they want to make space on their consoles for any of the free titles. Fully animated cut-scenes provide the humor and weapons deliver the boom. If neither of those games grab your fancy, give the first person shooter, Shadow Warrior 2 a try, running for 50% off the game - or perhaps try something a little more calming, like the Sims 4, running for 50% off ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Hands On & Camera Specification : MWC 2018 Samsung Galaxy S9 Hands On & Camera Specification : MWC 2018
- February 20, 2018

Early buyers get free memory cards and other accessories, though the Galaxy S9's preorder perks haven't yet leaked. The rumor mill has done an incredible job so far spilling the beans on the Galaxy S9 specs ahead of its launch. Galaxy S8 appeared as one of Samsung's many radical redesigns. The 3.5mm headphone jack and the USB Type-C port will remain where they were on the Galaxy S8 series . (more...)
7.2-magnitude quake strikes Mexico; no major damages yet 7.2-magnitude quake strikes Mexico; no major damages yet
- February 17, 2018

Video on social media showed buildings shaking in Mexico City . In a major street near the capital's Chinatown, the traffic was temporarily halted as crowds of people are gathering outside, checking updates about the natural disaster through cellphones. (more...)
Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England
- February 15, 2018

Kane Williamson has hailed New Zealand's performance in what he says was close to a "must-win" game against England in the tri-nations Twenty20 global series . Mark Chapman , who has also played global cricket for Hong Kong, and debutant Tim Seifert then did what they had been brought into the side to do with quick-fire cameos in the middle order. (more...)
Sea of Thieves Won't Have a Character Creator Sea of Thieves Won't Have a Character Creator
- February 15, 2018

Sea of Thieves will launch without microtransactions, but will add them in its first major content update, planned for around three months after release - but they'll be for cosmetic rewards only, and won't feature loot boxes. Once you've sailed from one edge of the map to the other, gathered a few treasure chests and battled with a dozen or so players on the open sea, what would keep you coming back for more? How it'll fare once it actually arrives next month is anyone's guess, but in the ... (more...)
Google Found a Way to Bring Smart Replies to All Messaging Apps Google Found a Way to Bring Smart Replies to All Messaging Apps
- February 14, 2018

You know those boxes that pop up when you are composing a reply to a message and make suggestions what to say? As well as single-tap responses Google is planning to enable automatic replies , for example letting people know when you are busy and can't get to your phone. (more...)