Tech


Android-powered scooters are now a thing thanks to Archos Android-powered scooters are now a thing thanks to Archos
- February 21, 2018

As per an official statement, the company will unveil the electronic scooter at Mobile World Congress ( MWC) 2018 . The Archos Citee Connect boasts a 5-inch touch panel and runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. On the contrary, the device attached to the bar handle of the scooter is connected with the main motor with the help of sensors, and in turn provides a number of relevant data like charge of the motor, speed of the scooter on the display. (more...)
New Volvo V60 revealed New Volvo V60 revealed
- February 21, 2018

Very pragmatic. Very Swedish. Certain markets will be offered a unique plaid upholstery, but Volvo has not yet detailed specifics for the North American market. More familiar Volvo attributes are of course present and correct, the new V60 building on the outgoing model's already strong safety offering. A detection system that can recognise pedestrians, cyclists and large animals (as well as other traffic) is connected to an automatic emergency braking system to help avoid crashes, while ... (more...)
Nightdive puts development of System Shock Remastered on hold Nightdive puts development of System Shock Remastered on hold
- February 21, 2018

Maybe we lost our focus. In his post today , Kick said this was a decision the team doesn't regret, but along with the engine switch everyone began "envisioning doing more", yet strayed from "the core concepts of the original title". The original 2016 Kickstarter project managed to garner 21,000 backers and a little more than USD$1.3 million on little more than a trailer and a promise. (more...)
Factional APC queries el-Rufai, suspends aides Factional APC queries el-Rufai, suspends aides
- February 21, 2018

The party announced the decision after an emergency State Executive Committee meeting at the party's secretariat, which ended around 7pm on Friday. We queried Mallam Nasiru el-Rufai for his anti party activities and anti human activities. Senator Hunkuyi has further illegally created a faction, headquartered in his house, as a bargaining chip. "The government is aware of Senator Hunkuyi's pompous claims that he will change the leadership of Kaduna State in 2019, by installing himself as ... (more...)
Total War: Rome 2 announces Desert Kingdoms DLC, adds Cleopatra and Teuta Total War: Rome 2 announces Desert Kingdoms DLC, adds Cleopatra and Teuta
- February 21, 2018

Each faction features new rosters of unique units with differing military strengths, building chains for your cities and new tech trees. They will each have individual Faction Traits while sharing several Cultural Traits such as Desert Warriors , which grant bonuses to morale during desert battles and bonus agricultural income, and Deep-rooted Traditions , which unfortunately gives a penalty to faction research rate. (more...)
Codemasters' new arcade racer Onrush finally gets a gameplay trailer Codemasters' new arcade racer Onrush finally gets a gameplay trailer
- February 21, 2018

The game features eight different vehicle classes that each have their own style, handling characteristics, and abilities. Their track-record is impeccable, and judging from this latest trailer, Onrush is going to add another attractive feather to Codemasters' cap. (more...)
Codenames of Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play leaked Codenames of Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play leaked
- February 21, 2018

The listing also reveals several details including, processor, memory and operating system. Keep your eyes peeled and ears to the ground for additional info on "Ashley", aka G6 Play, "Blaine", aka the regular G6, and "Teller", otherwise known as the impending Moto G6 Plus. (more...)
Asian stocks led higher by Japan as dollar extends recovery Asian stocks led higher by Japan as dollar extends recovery
- February 21, 2018

The Australian dollar fell to 0.7879 dollar from 0.7911 dollar. USA crude hit a near two-week high the previous day on news of inventory declines at a key storage hub and from expectations that top OPEC producers could extend cooperation beyond 2018. (more...)
All mobile numbers to have 13 digits by December 2018 All mobile numbers to have 13 digits by December 2018
- February 21, 2018

The private telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Ltd responded to the written consultation on paper of Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) on Spectrum, Roaming and QoS related requirements in Machine-to-Machine Communications', said, " DoT has already approved a 13-digit numbering series for SIM-based M2M devices which will co-exist with the prevalent 10-digit mobile numbering scheme to be allocated for the Unified Licence (Access Service Authorization)". (more...)
Indonesia's Massive Volcano Eruption Closes Nearby Airport, Cancelled Flights Indonesia's Massive Volcano Eruption Closes Nearby Airport, Cancelled Flights
- February 21, 2018

Indonesia was plunged into darkness on Monday as Mount Sinabung erupted and up to 30,000 residents were forced to flee the danger zone. Surrounding villages were covered in a cloud of volcanic ash and multiple earthquakes brought down a shower of small rocks. (more...)
WhatsApp for Windows phone WhatsApp for Windows phone
- February 21, 2018

This feature allows users to add a description to the group of up to 500 characters. It is said that the group description will be seen just above the "Join Group" button. You can simply enter whatever description you want to add to the Group. As of now any member of the group can add the description, of course as long as they have the feature, however, according WABetaInfo , in the future the group administrator will be able to restrict this feature preventing non-administrators to modify ... (more...)
New LG flagship smartphone to be unveiled in June New LG flagship smartphone to be unveiled in June
- February 21, 2018

With a few days left before the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and this year's Mobile World Congress, LG has managed to steal the spotlight momentarily after recent reports surface that they are developing a new device codenamed Judy. (more...)
Specs and pricing for Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak Specs and pricing for Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak
- February 21, 2018

The new design shows the curved bottom, which ties in with Sony's earlier tease. Sony has remained fairly tight-lipped for the most part about its plans for MWC 2018 . Both the handsets will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset and will be offered with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This will be a bigger device, however. (more...)
Apple iPhone SE 2 To Launch In June 2018 AT WWDC Apple iPhone SE 2 To Launch In June 2018 AT WWDC
- February 21, 2018

Earlier, KGI analyst MIng-Chi Kuo had claimed that the second generation iPhone SE will be a highly incremental update with just a specification bump and minimal design changes. However, the phone might provide support for wireless charging , which is also the reason that it could fetch a higher price than the iPhone SE. The site also claims that the phone's screen will be increased to 4.2 inches so that it will give the user some screen real estate to play around with. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor's grand birthday plans for this year Shahid Kapoor's grand birthday plans for this year
- February 21, 2018

The satsang is by the Radha Soami sect, the spiritual group that introduced Shahid's family to Mira's . "Shahid and Mira missed Valentine's Day and the actor wanted to keep up with the annual tradition of celebrating birthdays with satsangs and a visit to Beas", a source told the daily. (more...)
PlayStation VR headset and bundles get huge discounts starting Sunday PlayStation VR headset and bundles get huge discounts starting Sunday
- February 21, 2018

The deal starts in a few days and will continue to run through March 3, giving all PlayStation 4 owners (original console through Pro) the chance to get the maker's VR gear at a big discount. The full game features all official add-ons, including Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn expansions. Also offered at a discount is the PSVR Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR Bundle for $349.99 versus its regular $449.99 Dollars. (more...)
Android P will block background apps from accessing the camera Android P will block background apps from accessing the camera
- February 21, 2018

As to the Android P code in question, which was originally spotted in Android Open Source Project commit from January 19, the commit notes that any individual app found to be idle - which is to say operating in the background - will experience an error code if it attempts to activate the camera. (more...)
South Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins historic skeleton gold South Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins historic skeleton gold
- February 21, 2018

He is now 1.02 seconds faster than two-time Olympic silver medalist Martins Dukurs of Latvia. But he surpassed his own record later by marking 50.07 in his second run. Gold medalist Yun Sung-bin of South Korea on the podium. The Olympics continue all day today and tonight. Yun, 23, knows every bump and curve of the Pyeongchang track, having spent thousands of hours training on it. (more...)
Kaduna explains demolition of building housing APC secretariat Kaduna explains demolition of building housing APC secretariat
- February 21, 2018

The demolition came after a faction of the APC led by the senator two days ago, announced that it had suspended Governor El'Rufai for failing to respond to a query that was issued to him. "It is not too much of a price to pay", Hunkuyi said. "This is a series of arbitrariness and of tyranny perpetuated by the governor against dissenting, opposition voices in the state". (more...)
$1.06 EPS Expected for Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- February 21, 2018

Cypress Capital Group who had been investing in Adobe Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $99.48B market cap company. The stock increased 1.46% or $2.93 during the last trading session, reaching $204.49. The insider LAMKIN BRYAN sold 30,000 shares worth $5.97M. Shares for $379,784 were sold by THOMPSON MATTHEW on Monday, October 23. Keep in mind that Investors should not rely only on an analyst's recommendation when taking a decision whether to buy, hold, or sell a ... (more...)