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The first Polestar is a sublime cut of 600 horses The first Polestar is a sublime cut of 600 horses
- October 18, 2017

Although the 1 is built on the same SPA platform that underpins Volvo's 90-series cars (S90, V90, and XC90 ), Polestar engineers snipped 7.9 inches from the rear overhang and 12.6 inches from the wheelbase to create the two-door. Additionally it uses a double electric rear axle which enables torque vectoring. To that end the 1 is also the first auto to ever be equipped with Ohlins' new Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension. (more...)
Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico Mobile kills unlimited data usage when traveling to Canada and Mexico
- October 16, 2017

T-Mobile explains they're making this change "In order to prevent usage beyond the intent of the product ", adding "Less than 1% of people with this benefit travel to Mexico and Canada use over 5GB a month". The company T-Mobile unveiled that from November 12, it will bind the unlimited LTE data to 5 GB monthly at the time of traveling to USA neighbors. It's not entirely clear what " beyond the intent of the product " means, but it's clear T-Mobile is cracking down on a specific type of ... (more...)
Google Wallpapers gets three new categories and Pixel 2 backdrop Google Wallpapers gets three new categories and Pixel 2 backdrop
- October 14, 2017

It will also show up on the Pixel 2 . FaceTime has been an integral part of Apple's iOS operating system since 2010. But other previously Pixel-series exclusive apps and features, such as the Google Assistant, were eventually released for other Android devices as well as so there is definitely hope that everyone running an Android phone could potentially use the real-live translation feature of the Buds. (more...)
Justice Department warns cities on immigration law Justice Department warns cities on immigration law
- October 14, 2017

The city has said its policies are legal, and vowed to sue if money is actually taken away. Landrieu, however, suggested in a letter back to Sessions - co-signed by NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison - that the Justice Department's position amounts to "fear-mongering and false accusations". (more...)
2018 iPad Pro May Get iPhone X's Coolest Feature 2018 iPad Pro May Get iPhone X's Coolest Feature
- October 12, 2017

Apple clearly took advantage of eliminating the home button to expand the iPhone X's screen size, but that's not as necessary on devices that already have large displays. The world will get its first taste of Apple's Face ID tech when the iPhone X is released on November 3. Considering Touch ID arrived first on an iPhone 5s before it's gradual roll out to further iOS devices. (more...)
This Real-Life Nissan GT-R Is Controlled With A PlayStation Controller This Real-Life Nissan GT-R Is Controlled With A PlayStation Controller
- October 12, 2017

That was GT Academy graduate and current works Nismo driver Jann Mardenborough , who got the gig because of his proven talent in both Gran Turismo gaming and real-life motorsport. The PS4 controller was connected to a microcomputer that took the joystick inputs and sent them to the onboard systems inside the vehicle. With the controller connected to a micro-computer transmitting signals from the controller's buttons and joysticks to the car's onboard systems, Mardenborough reached speeds of ... (more...)
Snapchat Now Lets You Book Uber, Find Restaurants Snapchat Now Lets You Book Uber, Find Restaurants
- October 11, 2017

Snapchat has teamed up with several online services to introduce a feature called Context Cards. For now, only posts that use Geofilters or appear in Snap Map or Search will get the additional functionality. Stories have been integrated into Context Cards which will make it easier to see more Snaps from the places that really interest you. Context Cards won't be limited to single Snaps either, as Snapchat is integrating them into Stories as well. (more...)
Google Will Focus On Offline Stores for Pixel 2 Sales in India
- October 08, 2017

With machine learning, no human interaction is necessary for a service to improve. This will also be added to last year's Pixel models as Google tries to build brand loyalty. Talking about the functionality, with Googe Lens you'll be able to look up landmarks, books, music albums, movies, and artwork, right from Google Photos on your Pixel . (more...)
BlackBerry 'Krypton' Motion smartphone with Full Touchscreen leaked online BlackBerry 'Krypton' Motion smartphone with Full Touchscreen leaked online
- October 07, 2017

This press render of BlackBerry Motion was leaked by famous and highly reliable leakster Evan Blass. The Canada based firm, BlackBerry might be releasing a new full touchscreen device branded as BlackBerry Motion . Of course, BlackBerry security additions on the software front will also be a part of this smartphone, when it is launched. There's a display of unknown size which is said to have Full-HD resolution. (more...)
Google developing an Amazon Echo Show competitor Google developing an Amazon Echo Show competitor
- October 01, 2017

The all-new Echo and Echo Plus deliver better sound, all new far-field technology, and new features we think customers will love. The bit about YouTube is interesting, considering that Google just this week pulled the video-sharing service from Echo Show devices , a move Amazon said is "disappointing and hurts both of our customers". (more...)
Apples for Sale: iPhone 8 and 8Plus release in India Apples for Sale: iPhone 8 and 8Plus release in India
- September 30, 2017

Besides the facial recognition, the iPhone X has the same features that the iPhone 8 has. "I want to thank everyone". Amazon .in, MyJio, Jio .com and JioStore are also offering the same buyback offer. The plan offers 90GB 4G data per month. Flipkart too has an offer on buybacks. However, users would have to use the Jio SIM card to avail of this scheme and will be required to pay the company's monthly plan of ₹799 for one year. (more...)
Cheapest place to buy Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Cheapest place to buy Federation Internationale de Football Association 18
- September 30, 2017

Unsurprisingly, Fifa 18 doesn't look as good on your TV when played on Switch as its counterparts on stronger hardware. Team Styles are perhaps most noticeable in single player modes such as The Journey or Career Mode as opposition teams actually play different tactical philosophies - thankfully, not every team plays in an exhaustive tiki-taka manner anymore - while the quick sub action is useful and helps to cut time down. (more...)
Nintendo veterans: Mario was punching Yoshi Nintendo veterans: Mario was punching Yoshi
- September 30, 2017

Super Mario World is a captivating platformer that really holds up today still, but it's also important for introducing Mario to a very green, friendly companion. Mario has been abusing Yoshi for 26 years while many looked away and just flat out assumed that there's no possible way that Super Mario could be such a jerk to his helpful little pal, Yoshi . (more...)
GoPro hopes to turn its fortunes around with new Hero6 action camera GoPro hopes to turn its fortunes around with new Hero6 action camera
- September 29, 2017

You can also capture 18-megapixel spherical photos and create time-lapse videos . The new Fusion virtual reality camera has two lenses: one on the front and another on the back; it captures immersive, 5.2K spherical video and 18MP spherical photos. (more...)
Top Hizbul militant killed in Uri encounter Top Hizbul militant killed in Uri encounter
- September 28, 2017

Najar, 39, who had been an active part of terror operations since 1999, was killed near Zorawar Post of Lachiproa in Uri. He congratulated the officer and soldiers who carried out the operations in which five militants were killed, including Najar, since Sunday in the area. (more...)
Moto X4 is the next Android One phone exclusive to the US Moto X4 is the next Android One phone exclusive to the US
- September 23, 2017

The newly launched Moto X4 will also work with Project Fi across the US. Motorola has now confirmed that the unlocked Motorola Moto X4 is also headed to the US. Google asserts that not exclusively will the model be refreshed to Android 8.0 Oreo before the year's over, yet it will be among the primary handset to get Android P. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Hopeful Ilkay Gundogan Injury Not Serious Pep Guardiola Hopeful Ilkay Gundogan Injury Not Serious
- September 22, 2017

Gundogan returned to training and made his first appearance when he came on as a substitute in City's 6-0 win over Watford on 16 September. Leroy Sane's double earned City a 2-1 League Cup third round win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday, but the victory was tarnished when Gundogan limped off in the second half. (more...)
Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems
- September 21, 2017

This resulted in an occasional inability to place or receive phone calls and text messages, or access Siri. "That's why I can't recommend the cellular Apple Watch Series 3 until the connectivity is more reliable". It became apparent after my first full day using the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE that something wasn't right. Users have reported problems sending messages from Miscosoft Outlook or Exchange accounts linked to iOS 11's Mail app. (more...)
Fortnite (unofficially) supports cross-play across PC, PS4, and Xbox One Fortnite (unofficially) supports cross-play across PC, PS4, and Xbox One
- September 19, 2017

Seeing as PS4 and Xbox One cross-play is unheard of, most users assumed that Epic had enabled cross-play with PC and the tags were simply coincidences. Reddit user and PS4 gamer "PRE_-CISION-_ " posted the following gameplay video which shows hims being killed by "zCypher Nine", a username impossible to create on PSN, but that is a genuine gamertag on Xbox Live. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Demo Due Out Tomorrow Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Demo Due Out Tomorrow
- September 14, 2017

The demo version that will be released later today will feature 12 clubs and 4 stadiums to choose from. Lastly, the demo offers a preview the the next chapter in Hunter's story in The Journey, as he travels the world alongside a supporting cast featuring Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Thierry Henry, and new playable characters. (more...)
Destiny 2's Servers Go Down For a Few Hours Today Destiny 2's Servers Go Down For a Few Hours Today
- September 14, 2017

Destiny 1 servers will be down at exactly the same time - although, who is playing Destiny 1 anymore? Doing so will net you a sweet prize after completing the Raid . The Nine are also mentioned several times throughout the Raid , alluding to the competitive player vs. player mode Trials of the Nine which will be unlocked on September 15. (more...)
Apple Releases iTunes 12.7 Apple Releases iTunes 12.7
- September 14, 2017

As well as removing the app store from iTunes Apple has also removed the ringtones section, you can see the release notes below. Although users won't be able to redownload previously purchased apps or ringtones on iTunes 12 .7, users will still be able to sync those by plugging in their iOS device . (more...)
Hurricane Jose - A Potential Threat to Canadian Coasts? Hurricane Jose - A Potential Threat to Canadian Coasts?
- September 13, 2017

Jose, a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, is now located a few hundred miles to the north of Puerto Rico, steadily moving toward the northwest and away from land at 16 mph. Jose will turn toward the north tonight and Monday, then toward the northeast Monday night, with a slower forward motion. "Canada appears more like than the U.S.to receive a hit from Jose at this point, but it is too early to be believer in these long-range model forecasts", Masters wrote in his ... (more...)
Hurts leads No. 1 Alabama past Fresno State Hurts leads No. 1 Alabama past Fresno State
- September 12, 2017

He kept on a zone read and sprinted for a touchdown, stepping out of a last-gasp tackle attempt at the 15. "That can be a big momentum changer, coming out fast.", Hurts said. "We need to move forward in terms of what we need to do to continue to try to improve and become a better team". UA quarterbacks haven't thrown an interception, and the Crimson Tide recovered its lone fumble. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp drops hint over Philippe Coutinho involvement against Sevilla Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp drops hint over Philippe Coutinho involvement against Sevilla
- September 12, 2017

Aside from his suspension for three domestic games - Mane can still play against Sevilla on Wednesday - the African's absence ensures Philippe Coutinho's first-team exile ends sooner rather than later, Klopp suggesting the timescale for his return was always another "three or four days". (more...)
Destiny 2 Xbox One issues roundup: Connection issues, freezes, and more Destiny 2 Xbox One issues roundup: Connection issues, freezes, and more
- September 10, 2017

The original Destiny , released in 2014 from the studio behind the popular Halo series, was a huge hit. Once Destiny 2 Expansion 1 launches, attention will turn to Destiny 2 Expansion 2. Is it fair to call Destiny 2 an apology? Destiny 2 promises a real narrative. The only downgrade I notice is in the soundtrack, which has never seemed to recover since Bungie unceremoniously fired Marty O'Donnell (who also composed the score for Bungie's Halo titles). (more...)
Huawei unveils mobile AI computing platform Huawei unveils mobile AI computing platform
- September 06, 2017

This includes processing all the real-time, personalized data that's generated by a phone's sensors, and in turn fulfilling Huawei's goal of providing a personalized experience. The company plans to position the Kirin 970 as an open platform for developing mobile artificial intelligence features. The Kirin 970 chip is designed by Huwaei's HiSilicon chip design business. (more...)
Xbox One Will Soon Support Keyboard and Mouse Xbox One Will Soon Support Keyboard and Mouse
- September 06, 2017

Xbox CVP Mike Ybarra discussed about the mouse and keyboard inputs during a panel at PAX west , ensuring that Microsoft is taking particular care about when to bring those inputs to Xbox functionality. He emphasized that once a keyboard and mouse support is added to Xbox One , Microsoft would "coach" developers about the best practices. He certainly has a point, and it's very likely that Xbox One S will remain the best-selling Xbox One model in the years to come. (more...)
New iPhone: the latest information New iPhone: the latest information
- September 04, 2017

The iPhone X will be the limited edition device with an asking price of over $1000 with never before seen smartphone features. Apple and Accenture have joined hands to help businesses build better applications for iOS, the operating system that powers Apple's iPhone , iPad and iPod Touch. (more...)
Windows Fall Creators Update available from October 17th Windows Fall Creators Update available from October 17th
- September 02, 2017

The Lenovo Explorer device requires a PC to operate and runs applications developed for WMR or Microsoft HoloLens and other AR/VR devices. Full details on the device, such as a full specification list, are yet to be unveiled, but Lenovo have confirmed that there will be more than 100 virtual reality (VR) compatible videogames and apps available for the device on launch. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8: It's The Final Countdown! Apple iPhone 8: It's The Final Countdown!
- August 31, 2017

If Apple announces the iPhone 8 on Tuesday, September 12, as reported by the Wall Street Journal , the new phone could be available to preorder as early as Friday, September 15. The company that's widely expected to supply the key wireless charging chip technology to Apple is Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO). Apple is hoping a newly redesigned iPhone can spur major demand for its flagship device. (more...)
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro hands-on review Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro hands-on review
- August 31, 2017

And as for the display , it is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 to prevent nicks and scratches. The last accessory announced by Samsung was the Gear IconX (2018) cord-free earbuds. The Gear Fit2 Pro uses the Super AMOLED 1.5-inch display to provide real-time updates and smartphone notifications. That gives you a 302ppi pixel density, which in short means the screen should be sharp and clear, as well as colorful thanks to Samsung's AMOLED screen technology. (more...)
Apple Launch Event Set for September 12; iPhone 8 Coming? Apple Launch Event Set for September 12; iPhone 8 Coming?
- August 29, 2017

The iPhone 8 will be the first iPhone in history to support wireless charging out of the box, a feature that's been available on Android phones for years. Apple will reportedly host an event to unveil the phones, along with a new Apple Watch and 4K Apple TV in about two weeks. It added the device will launch in September this year. (more...)
BYU AdvoCare Texas Kickoff Likely To Be Moved From Houston BYU AdvoCare Texas Kickoff Likely To Be Moved From Houston
- August 29, 2017

LSU athletic director Joe Alleva has announced that the Tigers' season opener this Saturday against BYU will "almost certainly" be relocated. Alleva said Tiger Stadium has been offered up, but said he "doesn't think that is going to happen". (more...)
Counter protesters claim victory in Berkeley demonstrations
- August 29, 2017

The crowd was orderly but robust, with protesters chanting "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist U.S.". At about 11:50 a.m., police led a handcuffed man in a yellow T-shirt out of Civic Center park. Paramedics treated six people and transported two of them to hospitals, police said . Some downtown Berkeley stores were already boarded up early Sunday morning, as property owners anxious about vandalism. (more...)
Samsung, Motorola and Huawei Gets Android 8.0 Update Samsung, Motorola and Huawei Gets Android 8.0 Update
- August 28, 2017

This seems slightly ambitious, but at the same time, if you're going to release an expensive flagship device, you should also be able to keep it up-to-date. The new update is reported to improve mobile device efficiency and user experience - generally polishing the Nougat 7.0. We already noted the Rescue Party for bootlooping devices , additional emojis , and the major features like Wide-gamut Color, Downloadable Fonts, In-app Shortcut Pinning, and Adaptive Icons among others. (more...)
Infosys names former chief Nilekani as chair diffusing feud with founders Infosys names former chief Nilekani as chair diffusing feud with founders
- August 25, 2017

Nandan Nilekani , who was one of the original 7 co-founders of the company, left Infosys in 2009 while he was vice-president to head UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). His chairman has been accepted, the company said in a statement. Also stepping down from the Board, effective immediately, are Dr. Vishal Sikka, Prof. (more...)
India's Infosys approves buyback of shares India's Infosys approves buyback of shares
- August 25, 2017

While Sikka did not name Murthy for his exit, the board of the Dollars 10 billion firm blamed him for " continuous assault " through "factually inaccurate" and "already-disproved rumours" for the sudden resignation "despite strong Board support". (more...)
Walmart Teams With Google On Voice Activated Shopping Walmart Teams With Google On Voice Activated Shopping
- August 24, 2017

Walmart is all set to renew its rivalry with Amazon , this time with Google on its side. Walmart is one of the most popular and known corporate giant in the U.S. Walmart is known to have one of the most sophisticated customer analytics systems in retail. Walmart is able offer the discounts by delivering the products directly to its 4,700 stores, saving on costs by avoiding shipping to individual shoppers' homes. (more...)
Stunning 592bhp Ferrari Portofino Revealed - Goodbye California! Stunning 592bhp Ferrari Portofino Revealed - Goodbye California!
- August 24, 2017

As is tradition, Ferrari didn't announce how much its new auto will cost. Ferrari says the result is a smoother auto whether being pushed hard or transporting the family. There's also an electrically deployable wind deflector that is said to reduce wind flow into the interior by 30%, helping to make the auto quieter at speed. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus: the weigh Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus: the weigh
- August 24, 2017

Before delving into my hands-on first impressions , here are the key facts you need to know about Samsung's latest phablet. Beyond safety concerns, Samsung's Note 8 will face stiff competition from the newest version of the iPhone, which is expected this fall. (more...)
Buhari directs service chiefs to ensure Nigeria's unity Buhari directs service chiefs to ensure Nigeria's unity
- August 24, 2017

In the closed-door meeting the chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar, general inspector of Police Ibrahim Idris, the responsible of State Security Department Lawal Daura and a representative of the chief of Naval Staff have been also present. (more...)
HTC Confirms Android Oreo Update for HTC 10, U11, and U Ultra
- August 24, 2017

The name will be economically beneficial for both the parties involved. You can expect the newer handsets to launch with the latest version of Android 8 Oreo or maybe not. Among the new features arriving with Google's latest mobile operating system update, Android 8.0 Oreo , is a new defense system against malware trickery when installing apps from outside of Google Play. (more...)
Facebook Usage Among Teens Set to Drop in U.S., eMarketer Says Facebook Usage Among Teens Set to Drop in U.S., eMarketer Says
- August 23, 2017

The usage of Facebook among 18 to 24 age group will grow slow than previously predicted. Teenagers are going on Facebook less and less, so much so that an analysis group predicts a 3.4 percent drop in users ages 12 to 17 in comparison to 2016. (more...)
Google Assistant-Powered Headphones Might be on the Way Google Assistant-Powered Headphones Might be on the Way
- August 23, 2017

This suggests that unlike Apple's AirPods , which wakes its own Siri assistant with a double-tap, Google is opting for a more physical approach somewhat like Samsung's "Bixby button" found on the Samsung Galaxy S8 - as well as possibly the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 . (more...)
Possible New Google Chromebook Pixel & Smaller Google In The Works Possible New Google Chromebook Pixel & Smaller Google In The Works
- August 23, 2017

The last time the search company released a Chromebook Pixel was back in 2015 and if this materializes, it should be great for users of the current model wishing to upgrade to a newer and more powerful version. It's not yet clear if the same holds true for the mini Google Home or not. The blog speculates that Google's 2017 Chromebook Pixel could be anything from another own-brand budget laptop running the limited Chrome OS, to a serious new Surface Pro rival based on Google's secretive " ... (more...)
Intel launches new 8th generation core processors Intel launches new 8th generation core processors
- August 22, 2017

Still, Intel justifies the generational shift by the fact that these first 8th gen processors delivers "up to 40 percent greater productivity than 7th Gen processors and 2X more productivity vs. The first computers ( laptops and 2-in-1s) with 8th-gen chips, available in Core i5 or i7 (U-series) flavors, will ship at the beginning of September with up to 145 designs available. (more...)
Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) Stock Rises on Earnings Report Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) Stock Rises on Earnings Report
- August 20, 2017

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc . The institutional investor held 33,270 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $2.92 million, up from 21,592 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 73% are positive. The Company's divisions include Specialty Phosphates US & Canada, Specialty Phosphates Mexico, and Granular Triple Super Phosphate & Other. (more...)
Xi offers condolences to Spain Xi offers condolences to Spain
- August 19, 2017

Thursday's attacked occurred when a Fiat van was driven down the pedestrianised Las Ramblas area on Thursday afternoon, killing 13 and injured scores more people. That house blew up Wednesday night, killing one person, apparently as a result of exploding gas canisters. The department said Friday that diplomats from the USA consulate in Barcelona are continuing to work with local authorities to identify victims and provide assistance to Americans. (more...)
LG V30: Everything we know so far LG V30: Everything we know so far
- August 18, 2017

Following weeks of rumors and some low-quality videos appearing on Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRecord website, we've finally got a good look at LG's upcoming V30 smartphone - and it could be the company's most attractive handset to date. If the G6 and Samsung's Galaxy S8 were to hook up and have relations, the V30 is what their offspring would look like. The phone carries the volume rockers on the left side, and on the right side we see the SIM Tray. (more...)

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