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Unlocked HTC U11 Life receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update Unlocked HTC U11 Life receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update
- December 01, 2017

The unlocked USA units are the ones that are now being graced with Oreo. What's coming in Android 8.0 Oreo? Expect the T-Mobile edition to follow in quick succession. At launch, the device shipped with Android 7.1.1 Nougat topped with HTC Sense. There's no word yet regarding those phones sold by T-Mobile, but presumably the update should reach them in the near future as well. (more...)
'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' (ALL) Bonus Episode Details - Trailer 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' (ALL) Bonus Episode Details - Trailer
- December 01, 2017

Developers Dontnod say DeVries "has done a fantastic job for the voice and motion capture of 16 year old Chloe so far, bringing a little bit of herself to the role, just as Ashly had in the previous game", and she will continue to provide motion capture for the character in the episode. (more...)
Adventure concept: Toyota's next Rav4 in disguise? Adventure concept: Toyota's next Rav4 in disguise?
- December 01, 2017

The FT-AC, is half-truck, half-car that, according to the automaker, would allow its occupants to seek adventures and deeper exploration on unbeaten paths while carrying their gear with them. There are also roof racks and a retractable bicycle rack. While the FT-AC is imagined as a gas-powered adventure vehicle, it could be available with a next-generation hybrid powertrain that blends fuel efficiency with rugged all-wheel-drive grunt, giving drivers better power, responsiveness, and ... (more...)
Google removes Tizi app from Play Store for stealing user information Google removes Tizi app from Play Store for stealing user information
- December 01, 2017

Called Tizi, the malware has so far been used mainly to target users in African nations. Recording ambient audio using microphone. Sending and intercepting SMS messages on the infected gadgets. If Tizi couldn't gain root access, it would still request permissions from the device owner to allow it to function. Google discovered a malware app on the Play Store called Tizi, which was specifically targeting social media accounts. (more...)
Facebook eliminates charges on online donations Facebook eliminates charges on online donations
- December 01, 2017

One of the biggest announcements Facebook made on Wednesday was its mentorship and support tool. That includes real-time maps showing where people need help, whether that's water, shelter or baby supplies. While donations to both charitable groups and personal fundraisers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand are fee-free, the levy on the latter type of donation is 6.9 percent for U.S. (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp's holiday event starts November 30 Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp's holiday event starts November 30
- December 01, 2017

As the seasons change and snow starts to appear in the delightful little world of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , players can decorate their camp sites with new limited-time decorations and clothing, which are purchased with candy canes. As you probably already guessed, this first in-game event will be a seasonal one centered around the holidays. For the trousers, you'll need to complete 30 requests for animals, and for the skirt you'll need to complete 70. (more...)
Mercedes Benz Unveils New CLS Model with Six-Cylinder Engine Mercedes Benz Unveils New CLS Model with Six-Cylinder Engine
- November 30, 2017

The cabin takes inspiration the E and S-Class with a dual 12.3-inch display for the driver's instruments and infotainment system dominating the dashboard while the turbine-like air vents, along with lashings of leather, wood and metal up the luxury quotient on the auto. (more...)
Mazda6 adds turbo, high-end trim to stand out in waning sedan market Mazda6 adds turbo, high-end trim to stand out in waning sedan market
- November 30, 2017

Mazda revealed an updated version of its Mazda6 midsize sedan today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, complete with a new turbocharged engine, revised looks, and a brand new interior. The base model's naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder also receives cylinder deactivation. The interior, though most will need to check the previous model for comparison, appears genuinely all new, as Mazda claims, with only the steering wheel and small trim pieces carried over. (more...)
Google Home can now chain multiple commands together Google Home can now chain multiple commands together
- November 30, 2017

Instead of having to say two commands for the above situation, you can say "Ok, Google , what's the weather and what's the traffic to work look like?" to get that information read to you back-to-back. The problem with most digital assistants is that for the most part, they can only handle one request at a time. It is different from what Google promised back at the Pixel 2 launch event. (more...)
Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), MuleSoft, Inc. (MULE)
- November 30, 2017

DCI's profit would be $54.56M giving it 29.11 P/E if the $0.42 EPS is correct. Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at -$0.19 in the three months through December 2017 and -$0.09 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting -100.02% and -66.67% growth, respectively. (more...)
Microsoft Edge is now available for all iPhone users Microsoft Edge is now available for all iPhone users
- November 30, 2017

You can find it on the App Store here . "Your ideas and passion have contributed to an even better app experience". For some inexplicable reason, the final version is still called Microsoft Edge Preview, but stand assured you'll be downloading the stable version when you hit the Play Store link . (more...)
Nissan Kicks First Look: City-Friendly and Focused on Fuel Economy Nissan Kicks First Look: City-Friendly and Focused on Fuel Economy
- November 30, 2017

The auto is aimed at singles or couples looking for style on a budget. Nissan will market the tiny crossover as a strong value and a offer it with wide range of exterior colors, complete with five two-tone options. The 2018 Nissan Kicks will go on sale in the spring and will be offered in three trim levels: Kicks S, Kicks SV and Kicks SR. Heated front seats are optional on the SR trim, as is a Bose premium audio system. (more...)
Packers QB Rodgers works on deep throws Packers QB Rodgers works on deep throws
- November 30, 2017

It was just enough time for Roethlisberger and Brown to push the Steelers within the fringe of Boswell's range as Pittsburgh kept pace with New England for the AFC's best record. "He's doing a great job, especially handling everything he's handling". I mean, they're one of the top defenses in the league. Certainly looks like he isn't that far away. (more...)
Large-scale legal claim against Google for ad-tracking breach Large-scale legal claim against Google for ad-tracking breach
- November 30, 2017

Google You Owe Us claims that Google placed ad-tracking cookies that can identity which websites you've been to on devices belonging to Safari users. "In all my years speaking up for consumers, I've rarely seen such a massive abuse of trust where so many people have no way to seek redress on their own", Lloyd reportedly said. (more...)
Twice as large now. Honor announces a blockbuster 2017 in India Twice as large now. Honor announces a blockbuster 2017 in India
- November 30, 2017

The Honor Pro 9i was also the victor at the Device World Awards in the mid-range smartphone category, confirming the strides it has made with the Indian consumer. According to the subtle elements gave by the official record, Huawei is facilitating an occasion in London on December 5 where the Honor 7X dispatch will be declared for close by the worldwide dispatch of the Honor V10 . (more...)
Google launches data-saving app in South Africa Google launches data-saving app in South Africa
- November 30, 2017

Datally is now worldwide on devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and higher. You can also block data with one tap if data usage gets out of control. Google claims that, on an average, Datally saves up to 30% of your mobile data by controlling its usage on an app-by-app basis. (more...)
Just the Facts on Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
- November 30, 2017

Tci Wealth Incorporated invested 0.62% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $54.35, down from yesterday's close by -0.04%. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 9. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $7400 target. As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. (more...)
Visceral Games Star Wars cancellation explained Visceral Games Star Wars cancellation explained
- November 30, 2017

Then, in November, publisher EA made the decision to close Visceral and, in an accompanying press release, announced that it planned to "pivot the design" on the now defunct studio's Star Wars game. Not long ago EA closed down Visceral Games, and chose to gut the studio's ambitious Star Wars game, codenamed "Ragtag" in an effort to transform it into a service type of game. (more...)
Andy Rubin taking leave from Essential in wake of Andy Rubin taking leave from Essential in wake of "inappropriate relationship" report
- November 30, 2017

There is no telling how long Rubin will be absent from Essential. The specific nature of the complaint, the relationship and any punishment Rubin may have received as a effect all remain unknown. The Verge picked up the story, saying Rubin's leave of absence from Essential occurred for "personal reasons". Sitrick said Rubin has never acted in such a way, either at Google or since. (more...)
Shin Megami Tensei V Will Be Released Outside Of Japan Shin Megami Tensei V Will Be Released Outside Of Japan
- November 30, 2017

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