Tech


United Kingdom operators to battle two surprise entrants to Ofcom spectrum auction United Kingdom operators to battle two surprise entrants to Ofcom spectrum auction
- March 01, 2018

Ofcom has set reserve prices for the auction at £10 million per 10MHz lot of the 2.3GHz band (total £40 million) and £1 million per 5MHz block in the 3.4GHz band (total £30 million). "It will also pave the way for 5G, allowing operators to launch the next generation of mobile technology". All qualified applicants now have three days to confirm whether they wish to take part, or withdraw from the process. (more...)
Jaguar releases another I-Pace teaser, confirms March 1 debut Jaguar releases another I-Pace teaser, confirms March 1 debut
- March 01, 2018

The vehicle manufacturer will live stream the EV launch live at 18:00 GMT on March 1st. The third member of the PACE SUV range will slot in between the E-Type and F-Type in terms of size. This vehicle with all-wheel-drive system only catches the speed of 0-100 km / h in just 5 seconds and once the full charge can be operated up to 500 km. (more...)
Mobile To Roll Out Nationwide 5G Network Using Nokia Solutions Mobile To Roll Out Nationwide 5G Network Using Nokia Solutions
- March 01, 2018

With these new products T-Mobile will be able to start rolling out its 5G network in the USA this year, and the products that Ericsson will be providing will support varying 5G network frequencies that T-Mobile will be operating, which includes the 600MHz and millimeter-wave networks in both 28GHz and 39GHz. (more...)
Cellebrite iPhone Hack: Company Can Reportedly Crack Any iPhone For Law Enforcement
- March 01, 2018

If it is correct, the news is a major breakthrough for USA law enforcement agencies, which have been battling Apple in the nation's courts about unlocking the devices of some suspects for years . Keeping up with software updates will ensure that you have the latest security fixes in place. In response to the reports, Apple encouraged its users to upgrade to the latest iOS, but did not deny that its phones could be hacked, Threatpost cyber security website reported . (more...)
Apple confirms iCloud is now a customer of Google Cloud Apple confirms iCloud is now a customer of Google Cloud
- March 01, 2018

Earlier in February, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he believes the Google Cloud Platform is the world's fastest-growing public cloud provider. "So in the long run this business may come back to Apple ". The document also failed to mention when the Cupertino firm decided to make the switch from its previous service providers. Spreading chunks of files to Google, too, shouldn't be news - and incredibly has been rumoured since 2007 . (more...)
AMD outpaces Nvidia graphics card sales as cryptocurrency morphs the market AMD outpaces Nvidia graphics card sales as cryptocurrency morphs the market
- March 01, 2018

A new report by Jon Peddie Research (JPR) sheds light on the numbers behind it all, revealing that it is not all doom and gloom as AMD has managed to clamber back market share to close the gap between it and its competitor, Nvidia. "We expect demand to slacken from the miners as margins drop in response increasingly utilities costs and supply and demand forces that drive up AIB prices". (more...)
Snapdragon 700 brings AI acceleration to lower-cost phones Snapdragon 700 brings AI acceleration to lower-cost phones
- March 01, 2018

The actual details of any Snapdragon 700 series product are yet to be known. MORE: Snapdragon 845 Benchmarked: Can It Match the iPhone's Power? We can also expect to see image processing handled by Qualcomm Spectra along with a "multitude of additional professional grade camera features". (more...)
Raymond James Financial Reaffirms "Market Perform" Rating for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
- March 01, 2018

The institutional investor held 242,000 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $37.30M, down from 322,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. The stock is a Buy among 0 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. (more...)
Essential Camera app update brings new Tiny Planet mode, selfie flash Essential Camera app update brings new Tiny Planet mode, selfie flash
- March 01, 2018

Great news for Essential Phone users who want to make the best of their camera features, as the U.S. company behind the unique device has just pushed another update for the Essential Camera app . We've seen this before on several other devices, but it's great to see Essential bringing it to users. The notification for the update should arrive on your Essential Phone shortly. (more...)
More high-performance graphics games coming to Mac & iOS through Vulkan support More high-performance graphics games coming to Mac & iOS through Vulkan support
- March 01, 2018

Lost, perhaps, but as it turns out, not forgotten. One is the previously commercial and now open-source MoltenVK library , and the other is the open-source LunarG macOS SDK for Vulkan . Khronos relayed that Valve very much intends MoltenVK to be a production-ready tool, and had Valve's Vulkan DOTA 2 on macOS results at the ready , citing up to 50% faster framerates compared to native OpenGL. (more...)
Microsoft Teams Now Lets You Add Guest Users With Any Email Microsoft Teams Now Lets You Add Guest Users With Any Email
- March 01, 2018

This means you can now add a guest with their Outlook, or even a Gmail account. External guests can only get invited to a team by specific Microsoft Teams end users known as "owners", but IT pros have ultimate control over who the Microsoft Teams owners can be in an organization. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Launched With Dual Front And Rear Cameras
- March 01, 2018

And then there's the Zenfone 5's "smart screen on" thing, which will override the device's screen lockout timer to prevent it from turning off the display if you are still looking at it. The base design is similar to Asus' 2017 flagship, the ZenFone 4 . My colleague Chance wrote an opinion piece last night arguing that the notch design is much better than having both a chin and forehead on smartphones. (more...)
Facebook wants to better connect businesses and clients in Messenger 2.3 Facebook wants to better connect businesses and clients in Messenger 2.3
- March 01, 2018

With the latest update, the plugin will now let businesses customize greeting text and the color of the Messenger icon on a website. Now it looks like Facebook has updated its Messenger platform where they will be bringing more customer service tools to it. (more...)
The Moto E5 Plus has 18:9 Screen and Dual Rear Cameras
- March 01, 2018

Lenovo owned smartphone maker Motorola seems to be bringing a new addition to the affordable phone lineup with the new Motorola Moto E5 Plus. The E4 Plus featured a removable metal back cover, so the E5 Plus also likely features metal under a very shiny coat. (more...)
Nintendo Hints At More Super Mario Odyssey DLC
- March 01, 2018

Super Mario Odyssey has already had some minor new free DLC, but there's growing evidence that something more substantial is on its way. If they'd been there all along then they could've been dismissed as simply relating to cut content from the final game, but the only thing that makes sense for them being added now is that they're for additional DLC. (more...)
Gen Apple TVs Soon to Be Denied Access to iTunes Gen Apple TVs Soon to Be Denied Access to iTunes
- March 01, 2018

Apple goes as far to call the first-gen TV "an obsolete Apple product". The newer Apple TV models haven't come close to that, but the need is no longer there now that you can easily and quickly stream your media content. According to NetMarketShare , Windows XP still maintains a 7.27 percent market share despite having not had patches or support from Microsoft for almost four years. (more...)
Aperio Group LLC Trims Stake in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- March 01, 2018

Edgestream Partners Lp increased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices Inc ( AMD ) by 192.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AMD). Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . On Wednesday, June 21 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". (more...)
Google Assistant gains new major features for users and developers Google Assistant gains new major features for users and developers
- March 01, 2018

Google says Sony, LG, and Xiaomi will be announcing the first round of custom integrations, with more to follow. The search engine giant will also make its virtual assistant multilingual, which means that users who converse in more than one language will be able to speak naturally to the assistant. (more...)
The Case of Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak's Stolen Bitcoins The Case of Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak's Stolen Bitcoins
- March 01, 2018

Someone bought them from me online, using a credit card, and then canceled the payment. Wozniak, in an interview said Indians lack creativity, adding that he does not believe there would be any big tech company or breakthrough in India similar to tech giants Google , Facebook or Apple . (more...)
Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets - 2/26/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets - 2/26/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- March 01, 2018

He leads the league in field goal percentage (.657) and is averaging career highs in points per game (14.5) and rebounds per game (11.0). But, he would also finish with seven assists. Houston extended to an 18-point lead early in the second quarter before opening the door for Denver with a flurry of turnovers. James Harden - The Rockets are a flawless 3-0 with an average margin of victory of nearly 20 points against the Jazz this season. (more...)