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Infocus introduces two new smartphones for the Indian market Infocus introduces two new smartphones for the Indian market
- September 14, 2017

Luo Zhongsheng, Global CEO for Sharp & InFocus Mobile. The selfie camera or the front facing camera is a dual 8-Megapixel setup with an aperture of f/2.2. The Turbo 5 smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box. While the Snap 4 packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, the Turbo 5 Plus includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. (more...)
Jack Ma performs Michael Jackson moves at Alibaba birthday celebration Jack Ma performs Michael Jackson moves at Alibaba birthday celebration
- September 14, 2017

After this follows a moment of suspended silence as the businessman, whose identity remains concealed by the fateful mask, dismounts the motorcycle and slowly parades the stage. Jack Ma is among the richest men in the world and Chinese wealthiest with a net worth of 36.4 United States dollars billion, according to Forbes Magazine. (more...)
Apple's Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features Apple's Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features
- September 13, 2017

The new series also includes some enhanced health monitoring features, something that could be important to people like heart issues. With the recent one, you can see your heart rate on your wrist. So there is no need for the smartwatch to constantly paired with the iPhone, and yet able to make calls, receive texts and screen Apple Music . During the unveil, Apple said there will be an "introductory offer" from carriers but didn't give any details on that. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 Gets LTE Cellular Connectivity Apple Watch Series 3 Gets LTE Cellular Connectivity
- September 13, 2017

It can also alert you to irregular heartbeats. Also, Apple Heart Study will be available for download from the App Store from later this year. With watchOS 4 , the Apple Watch will notify the user when their heart rate becomes elevated but they appear not to be moving. (more...)
Nintendo makes voice chat less of a disaster on Switch Nintendo makes voice chat less of a disaster on Switch
- September 13, 2017

Voice chat will now continue during sleep mode. You can switch to other apps and continue chatting with your teammates, and even lock your phone to save it from burning battery or cutting your chat off in the middle of a crucial match. In fact, this new functionality is pretty much the only thing mentioned in Nintendo's patch notes . Improved support for Bluetooth devices. We'll see if Nintendo can keep the updates rolling between now and when it's planning to implement that fee, which ... (more...)
Blizzard Releases WoW Charity Pet Early to Help Disaster Relief Effort Blizzard Releases WoW Charity Pet Early to Help Disaster Relief Effort
- September 13, 2017

Blizzard is no stranger to charitable acts, stating on its official World of Warcraft site that "The immediacy of the events, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, flooding in South Asia, and countless other crises, have shown we need to act now". (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 may feature Face ID, Animoji, Portrait Lighting Apple iPhone 8 may feature Face ID, Animoji, Portrait Lighting
- September 13, 2017

It's also incorporated many new video recording formats such as 1080p at 240fps and 4K at 60fps. The display is touted to support 1125x2436 pixels resolution. The new side button functions could be used for activating Siri, using FaceID with double or even triple clicks. The revamped AirPods will feature the charging indicator light being relocated to the front from inside of the case. (more...)
Apple's iTunes update removes the iOS app store Apple's iTunes update removes the iOS app store
- September 13, 2017

Following this, head to the update menu and you can see every detail there, as Apple has described how to install the iOS 11 beta here. iTunes will first extract the firmware, then prepare your iOS device for restore, restore the firmware then verify the installation with Apple. (more...)
Extreme 518bhp Land Rover Discovery SVX unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show Extreme 518bhp Land Rover Discovery SVX unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show
- September 13, 2017

Sitting alongside the Range Rover SVR and SVAutobiography lines designed for on-road performance, the Discovery SVX puts 625Nm of torque through the wheels, and feature hydraulic active body roll control, which additionally gives the vehicle extra wheel articulation for better traction on the slippery stuff. (more...)
The new iPhone X has shown a record performance results The new iPhone X has shown a record performance results
- September 13, 2017

However, the list has been revised to remove HTC One M7 from the dual camera technology. It also lists the Android devices which contain the technologies. If the A10 Fusion was a tough nut to crack for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Samsung's own 10nm Exynos chip, then the A11 will turn out to be a nightmare for Qualcomm and all Android device makers out there. (more...)
Apple Watch 3 release date, news and features Apple Watch 3 release date, news and features
- September 13, 2017

The cellular one will start at 399 dollars while the normal one at 329 dollars. What will it cost? The new TV will be available on September 22 as well and will begin at $179 for its 32 gigabyte version. And in an effort to boast backward compatibility, all straps for the previous models will work just fine. The reports specifically mention the Apple Watch 3, which is expected to boost the company's profits exponentially during Q3 and Q4 2017. (more...)
Argentina Delivers Thousands of WWII-era Documents to Israel Argentina Delivers Thousands of WWII-era Documents to Israel
- September 13, 2017

The digital documents delivered by President Mauricio Macri include almost 140,000 secret files and photographs from 1939-1950. Argentina remained neutral during the war but later became a refuge for fleeing Nazi criminals, including some of the most notorious. (more...)
Retro fever: Nintendo boosts Super NES Classic production, revives NES Classic Retro fever: Nintendo boosts Super NES Classic production, revives NES Classic
- September 13, 2017

Nintendo company officials confirm they are bringing back the NES Classic Edition console that was discontinued earlier this year. As of now, no specific dates of availability have been announced by the company yet. Smash cut to today, and an announcement for Nintendo that is the news equivalent of a rainbow filled sky on a sunny day. The good news is that if you miss out on the first rounds of shipments at the end of this month - or struggle to get one in the proceeding months - you can ... (more...)
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton quits the company after eight years WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton quits the company after eight years
- September 13, 2017

Mr. Acton's exit comes as WhatsApp lays the groundwork to make. "I've made a decision to start a foundation focused at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications ". A Stanford alumnus, Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum in 2009. They both used to work at Yahoo before starting WhatsApp . (more...)
Want to unsend WhatsApp messages? Delete For Everyone feature is being tested Want to unsend WhatsApp messages? Delete For Everyone feature is being tested
- September 13, 2017

The Facebook-owned messaging service is reportedly testing an "unsend" feature that lets users recall embarrassing or wrongfully sent texts. "The server finally works and it successfully recalls the message". Whatsapp is now testing " Delete for Everyone " feature. What's more, after you decide to recall your message, whatever you wrote will not be displayed on the recipient's notification area. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 arrives with the new Dual Messenger feature Samsung Galaxy Note 8 arrives with the new Dual Messenger feature
- September 13, 2017

Samsung will also bring the Nougat version to other products such as Galaxy A3 (2016 & 2017), Galaxy A7 (2016 & 2017) and Galaxy A8 (the 2016 version). It has a 6.3-inch screen is Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. The dual-SIM smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. (more...)
Qualcomm taunts Apple with a list of Android firsts Qualcomm taunts Apple with a list of Android firsts
- September 13, 2017

However, it seems Qualcomm was feeling a little lonely and maybe a bit unloved, so it made a decision to go ahead and publish a blog post listing all sorts of "Android firsts" today, which we can only guess was an effort to remind people that Qualcomm still exists. (more...)
Apple launches Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular Apple launches Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular
- September 13, 2017

The Apple Watch Series 3 also comes with new colours for the Nike+ version. The new watch is rumoured to have cellular connectivity, meaning that users can make calls and send messages without needing to connect the device to the iPhone . (more...)
Billions of devices impacted by new Bluetooth attack Billions of devices impacted by new Bluetooth attack
- September 13, 2017

And devices running Bluetooth turn out to be fairly easy to identify with network sniffing tools, even when set to be non-discoverable. The researchers rated three of the flaws they found as critical as they allowed attackers to take over devices, conduct man-in-the-middle attacks or intercept communications over Bluetooth . (more...)
New UN sanctions on North Korea: what do they mean? New UN sanctions on North Korea: what do they mean?
- September 13, 2017

But the Security Council eased off the biggest target of all: the oil the North needs to stay alive, and to fuel its million-man military. USA allies in Asia such as Japan and South Korea commended the move of the United Nations Security Council on Monday to unanimously approve a resolution that would impose new sanctions on North Korea in an effort to end the country's ballistic missile and nuclear weapon development efforts, Reuters reported Monday . (more...)