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Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours
- January 23, 2018

Stories, the app feature that lets people and publishers string together photos and video clips that eventually disappear, will be easier to share outside the Snapchat app, as part of a redesign Tuesday. Snapchat first launched the Our Stories feature in June 2014. For the time being, only certain Stories will be shareable with a link. Official Stories are those posed by famous people and you can recognise these because a special emoji will appear next to the name of the person who ... (more...)
Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9 Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9
- January 23, 2018

The HomePod will work like current iOS devices where users can activate Apple's voice assitant by saying the phrase "Hey Siri". Update: The HomePod page on Apple's website confirms that not only is AirPlay 2's multi-room support delayed until later this year, but so is the previously demoed capability to have two HomePods pair together for offering stereo sound. (more...)
Microsoft's New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller: Leaked Images And Details Microsoft's New Xbox Elite Wireless Controller: Leaked Images And Details
- January 23, 2018

Three more Xbox 360 games, Far Cry 2 , Sniper Elite V2 and Driver: San Francisco were added to the library recently. Gamespot spotted the update for the three games making the arduous journey from the era of the Xbox 360 to Microsoft's multi-family platform for eighth gen consisting of the Xbox One , Xbox One S and Xbox One X. (more...)
Acer's new convertible Chromebook Spin 11 can run Android applications Acer's new convertible Chromebook Spin 11 can run Android applications
- January 23, 2018

The two models of the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 can be configured to come with an Intel Pentium quad-core N4200, a quad-core Celeron N3450 or an Intel dual-core Celeron N3350. On the other side of the device is a microSD card reader, another pair of USB ports and an audio jack. Chrome OS works best with an internet connection, and the C732 offers an optional 4G LTE modem as well to remove the requirement of Wi-Fi access, and if you've got Wi-Fi available, it has a 2x2 802.11ac network ... (more...)
Xiaomi may launch Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 in India Xiaomi may launch Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 in India
- January 23, 2018

The latest price-revision for Redmi Note 4 comes at a time when rumours of its impending successor are flying all around us. The camera's on the Redmi Note 4 might not be the best feature but the massive 4100 mAh Non-removable battery certainly is. (more...)
Australia, Canada Were Once Connected As Part Of Supercontinent Nuna Australia, Canada Were Once Connected As Part Of Supercontinent Nuna
- January 23, 2018

The eastern coast of India was attached to western North America, with southern Australia against western Canada . Now researchers have found a series of rocks that show something surprising: part of Australia could have once been connected to part of Canada on the North American continent, around 1.7 billion years ago. (more...)
The first 512GB microSD card is arriving next month The first 512GB microSD card is arriving next month
- January 23, 2018

In a press release, the Marketing Manager of Integral Memory, James Danton explained that there is the need to extend the storage capacity in order to provide the greater experience to the users. It also meets the V10 standard for video recording, so it can record 1080p videos with no difficulty. The previous record holder was SanDisk's 400GB microSD card that launched past year. (more...)
Opera's Android and iOS browers have been updated to block cryptojacking scrips Opera's Android and iOS browers have been updated to block cryptojacking scrips
- January 23, 2018

A similar feature was added on Opera browser for Windows early this month. There are several browsers available for smartphones just like they are available for desktops and laptops. A single webpage you visit can take up to 4.5 hours of your battery time, if you keep the tab open. Opera has also created a website, called the cryptojackingtest.com to check if your browser is affected by unwanted crypto mining. (more...)
DJI's latest drone leaks ahead of launch DJI's latest drone leaks ahead of launch
- January 23, 2018

However the expectations and speculations are something always viral spreading news but in few hours every Drone lover is going to get a surprise from DJI. A full charge is claimed to provide up to 21 minutes of flight time which is pretty decent and it will come in various colours such as white, black and red. (more...)
Gus Kenworthy Named P&G Winter Olympics Brand Ambassador Gus Kenworthy Named P&G Winter Olympics Brand Ambassador
- January 23, 2018

Olympic skiing team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The athlete won silver atthe 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and he'll be hoping to repeat his success this year. Kenworthy's win at Snowmass last week marked his first slopestyle win in almost two years. He didn't come out until a year later. Marino will also be competing in this year's X-games in Aspen, Colorado. (more...)
Lassa Fever Claims Six Lives in Ondo, Kogi Lassa Fever Claims Six Lives in Ondo, Kogi
- January 23, 2018

The Commissioner for Information, Yemi Olowolabi, told PREMIUM TIMES that 18 of the cases were confirmed at Owo local government area, three in Akure south, one in Akure north, and two in Akoko west. The victim, who identity han not been publicized by the hospital authorities, got infected with the disease last week. A statement by Tijani announcing the death of Ahmed states, "The NMA Kogi State is sorry to announce the death of Dr Idowu Ahmed Victor who was a house officer at FMC Lokoja". (more...)
Have Your Credit Card Handy and Stable Internet for Metal Gear Survive Have Your Credit Card Handy and Stable Internet for Metal Gear Survive
- January 23, 2018

In an effort to quench the flames, the game's producer, Yuji Korekado, commented on the issue in an interview with Official PlayStation Magazine UK . Original story, January 22: Metal Gear Survive is always online and contains microtransactions. They believe that this would provide the most definitive experience for players and will "support a seamless integration between single player and co-op", as well as enabling the developers to introduce ongoing updates for the game. (more...)
Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies
- January 23, 2018

With a recent update to the iOS version, it's even easier to make your own GIF with Gboard, as Google has moved the the GIF creation button to the top-right corner of the keyboard, where it now sits in plain sight. Loop basically creates 3-second GIFs that have the Boomerang effect. After the recording is finished, Gboard will note that the GIF has been copied and can be pasted in any supported field. (more...)
Android 8.1 can now display WiFi speeds before connecting Android 8.1 can now display WiFi speeds before connecting
- January 23, 2018

Accompanying the tweet is a GIF showing the network speed labels at work (see below). It won't tell you the exact speed of the network, and it will only show your 4 different speed labels, Very Fast , Fast , OK, or Slow , depending on the performance of a network. (more...)
Airtel increases data and validity of its Rs 399 plan Airtel increases data and validity of its Rs 399 plan
- January 23, 2018

Bharti Airtel has revised one of their best-selling packs. Additionally, it is also offering cashback offers as well. In a feat to compete with Reliance Jio , Idea Cellular and even Vodafone have resorted to modifying monthly recharge packs to include more benefits. (more...)
Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd, organization looking for 'fresh approach' Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd, organization looking for 'fresh approach'
- January 23, 2018

On the other hand, Kidd and Jabari Parker weren't speaking, per Ryen Russillo of ESPN . Chris Haynes of ESPN .com reported Kidd hadn't been told of the firing and that star Giannis Antetokounmpo was "devastated". He coached 291 games with the Bucks, holding a record of 139-152 and had only made the playoffs once. He left for the Bucks job in 2014 and has a 183-190 career National Basketball Association coaching record. (more...)
Cartel Violence Results in Deadliest Year in Mexico on Record Cartel Violence Results in Deadliest Year in Mexico on Record
- January 23, 2018

The homicide rate per 100,000 inhabitants meanwhile climbed to 20.51, against 16.80 in 2016, when 20,545 were murdered. El Salvador reported a rate of 60.8 for 2017. In the beginning of January, nine people were brutally killed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz in a suspected conflict between rival gang factions, Reuters reported. (more...)
FDx Advisors Inc. Sells 661 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc
- January 23, 2018

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) belongs to Services sector, except individual factors many other macro and micro factors also effects whole sector and industries. Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. Rfg Advisory Grp Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 384 shares or 0.23% of the stock. (more...)
New TOMB RAIDER TV Spots Is Here! New TOMB RAIDER TV Spots Is Here!
- January 23, 2018

The trailer is getting some pretty good buzz thus far, more than the initial trailer did when it debuted previous year, and it really gives you an idea of just what Vikander is doing with the role, as well as the other characters that are involved. (more...)
Intel now knows why Spectre and Metldown patches are causing reboots Intel now knows why Spectre and Metldown patches are causing reboots
- January 23, 2018

Processors made by those companies are also affected by the Spectre vulnerability, but to different degrees, and with virtually the entire data center processor market to itself Intel has nowhere to go but down . In the meantime, Intel is rolling out "early versions" of an updated software patch to some of its closest industry partners for validation. Meanwhile, VMware retracted Intel's patching recommendation for its products after pushing the microcode upgrades for its hardware. (more...)