Monday August 20-th, 2018

Google Assistant Go launched on Play Store: Designed for Android Go phones Google Assistant Go launched on Play Store: Designed for Android Go phones

Well, even though Google Assistant Go is a lightweight version of Google Assistant , it does let users perform different actions like making phone calls, sending text messages, playing music, getting queries answered, and more, by giving voice c...

Microsoft OneDrive Gets a New Look & Major New Features Microsoft OneDrive Gets a New Look & Major New Features

Once you completed these steps, any files you place on the Desktop will automatically save to OneDrive , and when saving files you'll be offered to save them to the Documents or Pictures folders inside OneDrive by default. OneDrive can now previe...

OnePlus 5T now receiving stable Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0.2

It's also the first official Android 8.0 Oreo-based update for the OnePlus 5T's stable firmware branch, and brings AOSP Oreo features like picture-in-picture mode, Notification Dots , Smart Text Selection , and more. Lastly, the camera app is r...

Microsoft to delete software that 'scares' users into paying for upgrades Microsoft to delete software that 'scares' users into paying for upgrades

In the same timeframe, Windows 7 lost just 0.03 percentage points, to give it 41.86 percent. While some users may dislike the fact that Microsoft will remove these programs automatically if installed already on user systems, it is probably fair t...

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Issues Earnings Results Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Issues Earnings Results

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday. Wells Fargo Securities reiterated its outperform rating for AMD shares, predicting the strong sales for its latest chips. ( AMD ) stock price escalated 2.86...

Market moves cautiously ahead of Budget Market moves cautiously ahead of Budget

The BSE index finished with a rather modest loss of 68.71 points, a much better showing as compared to the 280-point slip it faced in intra-day trading. On the other hand, Kotak Mahindra Bank (1.88%), Reliance Industries (1.25%), Housing Developmen...

Nintendo Switch lifetime sales have already topped those of the Wii U Nintendo Switch lifetime sales have already topped those of the Wii U

Early Nintendo Directs have promised ports of Dark Souls (HOORAY!) and Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, plus a plethora of other titles - some ports, some not. But while Microsoft and Sony have been busy pushing ultra-high definition gaming, Nintendo ha...

House Republicans vote to release their memo, keep Democratic memo secret

Tom Rooney said in a statement. SC congresssman Trey Gowdy, left, who announced he won't seek re-election on Wednesday, was present when FBI Director Christopher Wray reviewed the document, it has been reported . Mr. Rosenstein, a long-ser...

February 2018 PlayStation Plus Free Games Includes Knack, Rime February 2018 PlayStation Plus Free Games Includes Knack, Rime

Your quest is to explore the island, reach the towers peak, and unlock the mysteries inside. Next up is the family friendly adventure game Knack . Take control of Knack and his signature size-shifting abilities to protect the world from a very...

Mnuchin: Report On Russian Politicians And Oligarchs Will Lead To Sanctions Mnuchin: Report On Russian Politicians And Oligarchs Will Lead To Sanctions

Russia hawks in Congress had pushed the administration to include certain names, while Russian businessmen hired lobbyists to keep them off. Putin dismissed the list, while insisting that previous rounds of US sanctions have hit the whole country, ...

Apple reportedly halves iPhone X production after disappointing holiday sales Apple reportedly halves iPhone X production after disappointing holiday sales

If Kuo's correct, the lack of a new iPhone SE would be bad news for a few reasons. The production of iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 are steady at 30 million units in the first quarter of 2018. After receiving disappointing response to...

Hyundai reveal new Santa Fe Hyundai reveal new Santa Fe

This is the best indication yet as to the look of the new Hyundai Santa Fe , which will make its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Hyundai has released a teaser image for the 2019 Santa Fe ahead of its world premiere next mon...

Snapchat enhances Bitmoji with 1.9 septillion avatar options Snapchat enhances Bitmoji with 1.9 septillion avatar options

As I detailed in my piece, "Facebook seriously needs its own Bitmoji", the mobile avatar system is one of Snapchat's greatest differentiators. Even knowing nothing else about you, the assumption that you're a Bitmoji user has a fairly decent chan...

How a Fitness Tracking App Exposed US Military Secrets How a Fitness Tracking App Exposed US Military Secrets

He started tweeting about his discovery, and the internet also lit up, as data analysts, military experts and former soldiers began scouring the map . The analyst goes to say that "if soldiers use the app like normal people do, by turning it on ...

'Fight until the end'- Russian athletes demand answers for Olympics denial 'Fight until the end'- Russian athletes demand answers for Olympics denial

There remained fears, though, that the number of Russians competing at Pyeongchang 2018 could still number almost 200 - only slightly less than the 214 who had taken part at Sochi 2014. The reasons for his exclusion weren't immediately apparent, thou...

Soros calls Trump administration a 'danger to the world' Soros calls Trump administration a 'danger to the world'

Read it and laugh. Harsh as they were, Soros's criticisms of Trump weren't exactly surprising. " Not only the survival of open society but the survival of our entire civilization is at stake ", he added. The takeaway? Soros doesn't exactly have ...

IOS 11.3 code hints at incoming 'modern' iPad with Face ID IOS 11.3 code hints at incoming 'modern' iPad with Face ID

Apple says iOS 11 .3 will be free for those with iPhone 5S and later, iPad Air and iPad Pro, iPad fifth gen, iPad Mini 2 and later, and iPod Touch sixth gen. Health Records data is encrypted and protected with a passcode. Apple's newly updated Augm...

Apple HomePod also Available at Best Buy Apple HomePod also Available at Best Buy

The Google Home supports YouTube music, Pandora , TuneIn, Spotify, Google Play Music and iHeart Radio, while Echo gadgets work with Amazon's Prime Music service, Sirius XM , as well as Pandora and Spotify. Both Google and Amazon have aggressi...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

The outfits are demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervenes in the dispute between Goa and Karnataka. Though the river flows runs 29km in Karnataka and 52km in Goa, its catchment area is spread over 2,032km in the southern state as aga...

On Republic Day, Kashmir remains shut On Republic Day, Kashmir remains shut

All the shops, commercial establishments and petrol pumps remained closed across Valley while public and private transport remained also off the roads. "We had received an input that there is a lady who has come to the valley and is a suicide bomber"...

Google now lets you mute pushy 'reminder ads' when shopping online Google now lets you mute pushy 'reminder ads' when shopping online

While such ads may be effective some of the time, they're often useless because you've already procured your new lawnmower down at the local mall. How to turn on or personalize your ads settings . Don't know what reminder ads are? Muting an ad fro...

Apple to Battle Amazon with Revamped Books Store Apple to Battle Amazon with Revamped Books Store

In the wake of the lawsuit, Apple essentially put its iBooks and iBookstore services on the back burner, Gurman notes, while shifting its focus to building out other digital services including Apple Music and its more recent Apple Podcasts platform.

TV provider Sky to offer all its channels without a satellite dish TV provider Sky to offer all its channels without a satellite dish

Jeremy Darroch , the chief executive of Sky, told analysts on Thursday that the loss-making Sky News was not as important as it was when the company launched in the 1990s and is no longer a "critical" part of the pay-TV broadcaster's business.

Moto X4 6GB RAM variant might launch in India on February 1 Moto X4 6GB RAM variant might launch in India on February 1

Currently, the Moto X4 is available in two variants- one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage for Rs 20,999, and the other variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage priced at Rs 22,999. It's a pattern across smartphone OE...

Apple iPhone X may early withdraw from the sales Apple iPhone X may early withdraw from the sales

However, the release failed to excite as much as anticipated and has, since, struggled to achieve remarkable sales numbers. In order to avoid harming its later models, Apple is going to all the trouble of scrapping plans for producing its iPhone...

Apple's most expensive phone yet may be discontinued this year. Here's why Apple's most expensive phone yet may be discontinued this year. Here's why

Apparently, Chinese customers are disappointed by the amount of usable space on the phone's display. While we may be able to glean some data from Apple's upcoming earnings report on February 1, the iPhone X's limited availability during the Dec...

Apple's HomePod speaker gets a February 9 release date Apple's HomePod speaker gets a February 9 release date

Apple's (AAPL) voice-activated wireless music speaker , HomePod , missed the holiday shopping season but will be available for Valentine's Day, the consumer electronics giant announced Tuesday. For those heavily invested in the Apple ecosystem...

The Google Play store now sells audiobooks The Google Play store now sells audiobooks

Unlike Amazon's Audible , with which it appears created to compete, Google doesn't require a membership to buy audiobooks . Any device compatible with Google's voice-controlled virtual assistant can play your audiobooks for you with a simple comman...

Xbox Game Pass to get Xbox exclusives on launch day Xbox Game Pass to get Xbox exclusives on launch day

Software giant, Microsoft finally launched its latest gaming console, Xbox One X in India at a media event in New Delhi on Tuesday (23-January-2018). Microsoft is upping its game on the Xbox Game Pass service, which will now give subscribers t...

Jag Capital Management LLC Trims Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,547 shares of the company's stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 1,180 shares in the last quarter. Activision Blizzard Inc now has $53.84B valuation. (NASDAQ ATVI) traded up $0.34 during trading hours...

Alabama promotes Mike Locksley to OC, adds two more coaches

Locksley was Maryland's offensive coordinator from 2012-2015, and before that was New Mexico's head coach for two-plus seasons, where he was 2-26 before getting fired . "They took advantage of their size, of their length. I thought we turned that ar...

Samsung starts GDDR6 production that offers bandwidth of 18Gbit/s

The upcoming DRAM will be used in the latest upcoming gaming platforms and graphics cards but will also see use in automotive, networking and advanced A.I systems. More importantly to gamers, GDDR5 delivers a more than two-fold increase in speed ov...

What you need to know about the Google and Tencent patent agreement What you need to know about the Google and Tencent patent agreement

Tencent are the company behind WeChat, China's largest social media platform, and their largest payment service (WeChat Pay) with over 650 million monthly active user accounts and thus have a lot of Chinese patents that would interest many companies ...

Find your portrait painting doppelgänger Find your portrait painting doppelgänger

It's hit or miss, with a lot of misses. Google traditionally rolls out new features slowly to specific regions before taking them to all users. This app isn't being rolled out in these states because of privacy law. Google confirmed to CNN t...

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