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Google just rolled out a bunch of updates to its search engine Google just rolled out a bunch of updates to its search engine
- September 27, 2018

The first thing is something we spotted a few days ago . It is basically Google's way of displaying news feed, just like Twitter's "Discover " category. And third, Google Images is one of the most popular features of search , according to Cathy Edwards, vice president of Google Images . Google has consistently refined its search algorithm , which it keeps secret, and uses AI to understand what people are looking for online and to tailor results based on what it knows about ... (more...)
Roku delivers 4K on the cheap with its new $40 streaming stick Roku delivers 4K on the cheap with its new $40 streaming stick
- September 27, 2018

The Premiere Plus is a Walmart exclusive, combining Roku's new box with a voice-activated remote that you can use to discover who Luiz Guzman is playing in the action movie you're watching. One of the services Roku offers is its Roku Channel that offers a significant choice of content. The cheapest device on offer is a new Roku Premiere , which promises to offer both 4K and HDR content for the low-low price of $39.99 (£30.43, though we all know it'd probably end up being £40). (more...)
New Search Features Added For Google’s 20th Anniversary New Search Features Added For Google’s 20th Anniversary
- September 27, 2018

To further facilitate and expedite how users search for the information that they need, an activity card will now appear as a thin strip above their searches which will basically contain information about their previous searches and related ones as well. (more...)
Facebook announces Oculus Quest All-in-One VR System
- September 27, 2018

As we previously reported, the device will ship with Touch Controllers like the ones found on the Oculus Rift , and it features all of the necessary sensors in the headset itself, completely ditching the need for cables (aside from charging, of course). (more...)
MetroPCS rebrands as simply Metro with new plans and features
- September 27, 2018

Beginning at some point next, Metro PCS will be known as Metro by T-Mobile - a move that T-Mobile says represents a "new mission to give value-conscious consumers a trade-off free wireless experience". The same thing goes for 5G; Metro will pick that up later than mainline T-Mobile, which intends to debut 5G early next year. The service is coming next month and will offer four rate plans, including two new options that'll include unlimited talk, text, and LTE data along with services from ... (more...)
Microsoft, Corporation (MSFT) Launches New A.I. Box for Its Cloud Customers Microsoft, Corporation (MSFT) Launches New A.I. Box for Its Cloud Customers
- September 26, 2018

Microsoft blocks more than 5 billion distinct malware threats per month. Enterprise customers using Microsoft's Azure Active Directory (AD) ID management service can now use the Microsoft Authenticator app to login instead of passwords. Microsoft works with fellow security vendors to integrate the variety of security tools that its mutual customers use through its Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. (more...)
Delta Air Lines Resumes Flights After IT Issue Delta Air Lines Resumes Flights After IT Issue
- September 26, 2018

Delta services flights at the Spokane International Airport. "We appreciate your continued patience", reads one response from Delta. Delta said the issues were limited to the United States and never impacted the safety of any of the flights. (more...)
Amazon rolls out new Alexa kids features Amazon rolls out new Alexa kids features
- September 25, 2018

You will also be able to take calls on Alexa devices, through commands such as, "Alexa, answer". Amazon has announced a new companion subwoofer for their Echo smart speakers . It can stream the live and recorded video to Fire TV devices, the Echo Show , Fire tablets and other mobile devices. Portal will basically use Facebook's AI platform to recognise people in the frame and follow people as they move around the room (which isn't creepy at all) and will also have Amazon's Alexa ... (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4 teardown reveals big changes on the inside Apple Watch Series 4 teardown reveals big changes on the inside
- September 24, 2018

The biggest highlight of the device is the new built-in Electrocardiograph ( ECG ) scanner making the Apple Watch the first ECG product that will be offered to customers commercially. It doesn't count falling on softer surfaces as hard falls. In India, one would have to shell out Rs 12,075 a month, as zero-cost EMI, for a period of one year to own the 512GB variant of iPhone "XS Max" - the most expensive iPhone released this month - that would cost Rs 1,44,900. (more...)
Galaxy P30 may be Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor phone Galaxy P30 may be Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor phone
- September 24, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A7 release date and price: When is it out in the United Kingdom and how much will it cost? August would then be six months later, giving each flagship phone half a year to make an impact before the next one arrives. The device uses a bright Super AMOLED panel on the front. Samsung has promised over 10 more similar Experience Centers across India to promote offline retail. (more...)
Is this OnePlus 6T? Quite close but probably not Is this OnePlus 6T? Quite close but probably not
- September 24, 2018

Yes, there's a notch at the top, but it's even smaller than the OnePlus 6's notch. It is being speculated that OnePlus 6T will come with a 6.4-inch Optic AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. IN the TV commercial, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan talks about "a new way to unlock your smartphone" which indicates that OnePlus 6T will ship with the new in-display fingerprint scanning tech. (more...)
Surprise! Amazon is Announcing New Hardware Today Surprise! Amazon is Announcing New Hardware Today
- September 24, 2018

The Echo Link and the Echo Link Amp: For those of you with existing in-ceiling speakers or an existing AV set up, Amazon is announcing the Link and Link Amp so you can hear Alexa over those speakers. Amazon has just announced a bucket-load of new features for Alexa that are meant to improve the quality of life of those using Echo devices . Thanks to its powerful speech recognition technology, Alexa is able to hear you over music, auto noises like the A/C and outside road noises. (more...)
IPhone XS Vs. iPhone XR - Which One Is Better? IPhone XS Vs. iPhone XR - Which One Is Better?
- September 24, 2018

Dubbed the iPhone XR , the new model sits in between the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in size, and features a 6.1-inch advanced LCD screen that the company is calling its "Liquid Retina" display . After months of wait, Apple finally announced its 2018 iPhone lineup. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are the new successors to the iPhone X. (more...)
Animated 'Diablo' TV show is 'in final talks' with streaming provider Netflix Animated 'Diablo' TV show is 'in final talks' with streaming provider Netflix
- September 24, 2018

With BlizzCon on the horizon it's nearly a guarantee that Blizzard would want to announce the new series at their own incredibly popular convention, that celebrates the six game franchises the company created, including Diablo . The games are set in a medieval fantasy world in which heroes travel to do battle with the titular villain and his fellow demons. Still, it hasn't prevented the series from becoming wildly popular, landing on several outlets' lists for greatest video games of all ... (more...)
OnePlus rolls out Android Pie 9.0-based OxygenOS 9 for OnePlus 6 OnePlus rolls out Android Pie 9.0-based OxygenOS 9 for OnePlus 6
- September 24, 2018

So simply, as things stand the current version will be OxygenOS 9 .0, which will be equivalent to Android 9.0 Pie. The agency also lists a few features enabled by the update, such as gesture navigation, an upgraded "do not disturb" mode with customizable settings, and a new "gaming mode 3 .0". (more...)
Twitch blocked in China Twitch blocked in China
- September 24, 2018

Twitch reportedly was the third most downloaded free app in China a few weeks ago, because state TV, CCTV, didn't air the esports matches at the Asian Games . China is known for banning Western websites and social media, and this may be no different. While no one knows just how this happened - Twitch itself hasn't provided any sort of official comment, nor has these Chinese government - we do know that the service itself is basically inaccessible throughout most of the country. (more...)
Google Still Lets Third-Party Devs Scan Your Email Google Still Lets Third-Party Devs Scan Your Email
- September 23, 2018

Under Google's policies, software firms that create these add-ons must inform users about how they collect and share Gmail data. In a letter sent to U.S. Molinari replied that following an approval under Google's manual developer verification process, it uses machine learning to monitor approved apps. (more...)
Brand new Pixel 3 accessory uncovered in latest version of Google app Brand new Pixel 3 accessory uncovered in latest version of Google app
- September 23, 2018

If you use Google Assistant on a smartphone, you might get an idea of what you can do and the kind of information you'll get on a Google Home Hub. It nearly feels like Google made a decision to switch over to an open development cycle for the third iteration of its Pixel phones, seeing how there's hardly any hardware mystery left to uncover. (more...)
Capcom reveals new playable character for Devil May Cry 5 Capcom reveals new playable character for Devil May Cry 5
- September 23, 2018

More is set to be revealed about V "in the coming months", but until then, you can check out the new Devil May Cry 5 trailer below for some action-packed Dante gameplay. It will be available as part of the Deluxe Edition along with three other exclusive Devil Breaker weapons. You can now pre-order the game through Capcom or your favorite retailer. (more...)
IOS 12.1 Beta 1: Everything New in the Latest Beta IOS 12.1 Beta 1: Everything New in the Latest Beta
- September 23, 2018

With that in mind we now expect an iPad announcement to take place next month, potentially with new Macs in tow if other rumors also come to fruition. This suggests that Apple is gearing up to launch its new iPad Pro models with Face ID feature. Another nifty addition is "Siri Shortcuts" that allows any app to now work with Apple's digital assistant Siri. (more...)