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Best Buy Is Now A Showroom For Amazon, Google Home Products

Best Buy Is Now A Showroom For Amazon, Google Home Products Google Home back in April 2017. They found that the Google Home was "six times more likely to provide an answer than Amazon Alexa". Those phrases are then analysed by a neural network, which can detect certain characteristics of your voice. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Galaxy S8 series named "Best Smartphones" at MWC Shanghai

Samsung's Galaxy S8 series named We're talking of course about a small expected reduction in battery capacity , from 3500 to 3200mAh, and surprise, surprise, maybe a significant screen resolution cutback as well. It was ultimately discovered that faulty batteries were the cause of the Galaxy Note 7's fiery issues. Meanwhile, the S-Pen overall functionality has been improved to make it more useful and functional. [Full Article...]

Amazon Adds More Devices To Its Prime Exclusive Phones Range

Amazon Adds More Devices To Its Prime Exclusive Phones Range The Prime Exclusive Phone single sign-on experience provides Prime members easy access to their Prime benefits through the most popular Amazon apps, including thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, over two million songs and playlists with Prime Music, photo storage and backup with Prime Photos, unlimited reading with Prime Reading, free two-day shipping on millions of items, and m... [Full Article...]

VIVO Retains IPL Title Sponsorship From 2018-2022 For Rs 2199 Crore

VIVO Retains IPL Title Sponsorship From 2018-2022 For Rs 2199 Crore Vivo , in May, also penned down a five-year deal for Kabaddi when they were named title sponsor of Pro Kabaddi League. Vivo's renewed title sponsorship will begin on August 1 and will end on July 31, 2022. CK Khanna, acting president, BCCI, said, "Vivo as a brand has carved its niche and legacy in the market". On the worldwide stage, the smartphone brand also announced its agreement with FIFA to... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Announces New Fingerprint Biometrics for Mobile

Qualcomm Announces New Fingerprint Biometrics for Mobile They can work through phone displays 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick, glass that's 0.8 mm (0.031 in) thick, and aluminum that's 0.65 mm (0.026 in) thick. But today Qualcomm, the leading chipset maker has announced their latest in-screen fingerprint technology which will work on OLED display, metal or glass panels. [Full Article...]

Take our money! Nintendo unveils Super NES Classic Edition

Take our money! Nintendo unveils Super NES Classic Edition They're selling Switches faster than they can make them. According to the company, the Super NES Classic Edition will have "the same look and feel of the original system", only smaller. "The SNES is shorthand for Super Nintendo , which was Nintendo's console in the early 90s", said Gamespot.com senior editor Peter Brown. It's my personal favorite. [Full Article...]

India said to be worst hit by Petya ransomware in APAC

India said to be worst hit by Petya ransomware in APAC You need to verify them. When the virus infects a computer, all information and data in the computer, including video files, would be encrypted (the information and data is converted into a code which can not be read ). A new virus-encryptor began its attacks on Tuesday in Ukraine . The operator behind this email address, Posteo has blocked access to that mailbox. [Full Article...]

Moto Z2 with Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM spotted on GFXBench

Moto Z2 with Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM spotted on GFXBench As for camera specifications, there will be a 12MP shooter on the back with autofocus, face detection, and flash. Motorola's upcoming smartphone, Moto Z2 has got enough leaks in the past. Sensors like Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Pedometer, and Proximity sensor are also available on the device. Additionally, the Moto Z2 might feature a USB Type-C charging port and ... [Full Article...]

Google News Redesign Focuses on UX, Facts and User Control

Google News Redesign Focuses on UX, Facts and User Control The latter two can be personalised once you log in with your Google account; local can be focused on any part of the world, while " For You " is like a social news feed of sorts. Many of these may be labeled with tags like Local Source , Most Referenced, Opinion or Fact Check . Cards now show a second labeled article in addition to the the top headline for each story. [Full Article...]

Mario's Monopoly Gamer will get you playing board games outside of Christmas

Mario's Monopoly Gamer will get you playing board games outside of Christmas It's more than just a reskin, however, with players competing to "complete levels" and pick up coins on their way around the board instead of buying property and taking cash from other players when they land on said property. After all bosses are defeated, players tally up their boss card points, count properties they own and receive ten extra points for every five coins stashed. [Full Article...]

Avis Budget Stock, Options Volume Skyrocket on Waymo News

Avis Budget Stock, Options Volume Skyrocket on Waymo News In a declining market for sedans and economy cars , Hertz attempted to sell off its lamer models to buy more luxury cars , despite the fact no one buys former rental cars . In the transaction dated November 21, 2016, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the EVP and General Counsel; Tucker Michael K disposed a total of 2,439 shares at an average price of $39.05, amounting to a... [Full Article...]

'No EU expats in Britain will be forced out,' promises May

'No EU expats in Britain will be forced out,' promises May Those already living in Britain but for a shorter period can remain until they are eligible to apply for "settled status". And, crucially, she has vowed to fight the EU's demand that future rights must be guaranteed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). [Full Article...]

Sky Sports revamp to include channels devoted to cricket and golf?

Sky Sports revamp to include channels devoted to cricket and golf? The Guardian reports that football will get two channels, and there will be one each for cricket and golf. Sky already have a dedicated Formula One channel, and it appears other sport-specific channels will soon appear. The move means that certain Sky Sports packages will be available at a rate nearly two thirds cheaper than is now on offer, although it is not understood yet in what way o... [Full Article...]

PlayStation Plus Games For July Are The Best In A While

PlayStation Plus Games For July Are The Best In A While The game aims to help players discover more about one another. Ever since the PlayStation 4 released , subscribers have been anxiously awaiting larger retail games to come to the platform. For those who have never played either of these games before, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series is basically another masterpiece by the experts of putting players through the ringer, Telltale Games,... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 14nm Octa-Core Chipset Announced

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 14nm Octa-Core Chipset Announced The upcoming successor to the low-end Snapdragon 435 processor now has a name. The reason for this enhanced efficiency on 450 chipset has been attributed to higher-end components from 600 and 800 series trickling down to the 400-series. The new Snapdragon 450 SoC was made official at the ongoing Mobile World Congress Shanghai. It is also created to support for enhanced dual camera at two 13-me... [Full Article...]

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Trump says his daughter, Ivanka Trump, has accepted an invitation to travel to India this fall for an entrepreneurship summit. While ties with some allies have been strained by Trump's complaints that Washington has been the loser in trade agreements, Modi appears sensitive to his host's emphasis on transactional diplomacy. [Full Article...]

Nokia 6 available soon in the United States through Amazon

Nokia 6 available soon in the United States through Amazon We now have more information on the first Nokia phone to hit Stateside: the Nokia 6 , which will be available in early July for $229. Sprint and Verizon will be incompatible with the Nokia 6 . over on Amazon. There have been several reports over the past few days suggesting that HMD Global is planning to launch its forthcoming smartphone flagship, the Nokia 9 , sometime later this yea... [Full Article...]

Mobile bolsters speeds with unlicensed LTE rollout

Mobile bolsters speeds with unlicensed LTE rollout The test showed speeds of 741Mbps using 80MHz of aggregated spectrum. If youre anxious about your 5GHz Wi-Fi, LAA is created to play nice with existing wireless tech on the same band by following the “listen-before-talk” protocol. And the same features that T-Mobile uses to beef up its 4G LTE pipeline will also work with LTE-U. AT&T and Ericsson have held what they say are the first live LTE... [Full Article...]

Call of Duty Heats Up with Days of Summer Promotion

Call of Duty Heats Up with Days of Summer Promotion Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will launch as a standalone disc/download product on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow, Tuesday, 27 June. The highlight is a remake to the "Bog" map which takes the multiplayer action to the beach in "Beach Bog". One free summer-themed supply drop each week by logging into the game week. [Full Article...]

Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands

Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands So Amazon hasn't really figured out its strategy for Whole Foods , other than it sees a lot of opportunity, and is willing to make the investment necessary to capture that opportunity. The move has been widely viewed as a threat to Wal-Mart because grocery sales account for about 56 percent of the retailer's revenue. And Amazon would probably give those items favored placement in its search r... [Full Article...]


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