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How To Get Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update; Beta Expected Soon How To Get Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update; Beta Expected Soon
- October 31, 2017

Samsung did not announce anything about the beta except for Samsung Turkey . Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will soon be getting the official Android 8.0 update as the first phase of the beta test has begun in North America, United Kingdom and South Korea. (more...)
RCom shares end over 9% higher on debt resolution plan RCom shares end over 9% higher on debt resolution plan
- October 31, 2017

RCom executives on Monday said talks with Brookfield were still going on, with the Canadian company open to buying the entire tower mobile business, though noting there were other suitors as well. In accordance with the approved transaction structure, SSTL's minority shareholders will have the right to convert SSTL shares into RCom shares in proportion to their equity stakes in SSTL as part of a tender offer to be announced by the end of January 2018. (more...)
Google drops autopilot driving feature after test driver caught sleeping at wheel Google drops autopilot driving feature after test driver caught sleeping at wheel
- October 31, 2017

But this experiment doesn't yet involve complete vehicle autonomy. Waymo planned to do the same. "What we found was pretty scary", Google Waymo's boss John Krafcik told Reuters reporters during a recent media tour of a Waymo testing facility. (more...)
Blood and Truth is an explosive action game for PlayStation VR Blood and Truth is an explosive action game for PlayStation VR
- October 31, 2017

But it's an incredible experience that people seem to love. The PlayStation VR action game is inspired by the studio's previous action game experiment, The London Heist , according to its creators. In Blood & Truth, you take on the role of Ryan Marks, an elite Special Forces soldier whose family is being held hostage by a criminal overlord. In Blood and Truth players will come face to face with enemies, uncover secrets and experience the "thrill of the chase". (more...)
Windows 10 Mobile Insider Programme to continue
- October 31, 2017

A new piece of evidence has emerged to add weight to previous speculation that Microsoft is going to be selling hardware products (and not just apps) via the Microsoft Store (formerly known as the Windows Store). But Microsoft is, of course, running a business, not a charity, and the free gravy is about to run dry. Whether or not the unofficial Windows 10 upgrade works, users with assistive technologies have an official way of getting Windows 10 before the end of 2017. (more...)
Mopar 'Hellcrate' motor is 707 horsepower in a box Mopar 'Hellcrate' motor is 707 horsepower in a box
- October 31, 2017

The Hellcrate - which has a muscular 650lb ft torque figure to go along with its 697bhp - has a three year, unlimited-mileage warranty from Mopar to complete a worry-free, shouty V8 package. "This ultimate powertrain option fits the needs of owners and fans who demand iconic performance". To get the 707-horsepower engine up and running, Mopar is also offering a $2195 engine kit with everything you'll need: Powertrain control module, power distribution center, wiring and chassis harnesses, ... (more...)
WhatsApp Pay in final testing stage, likely to launch in December WhatsApp Pay in final testing stage, likely to launch in December
- October 31, 2017

WhatsApp is now working on the ability to send payments within its hugely-successful chat app. This combined with the convenience of sending money without having to exit a conversation will likely appeal to users, especially those who conduct business over WhatsApp . (more...)
Most Active Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Most Active Stock: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- October 31, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .'s target price was set to $14.28 with an IPO date at 3/21/1983. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on AMD . Su sold 665,414 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $12.17, for a total value of $143,727.70. (more...)
Instagram Testing New Stop Motion Camera for Stories
- October 31, 2017

TechCrunch reported that Instagram redesigned its mid-feed re-engagement box to show previews of people's Stories, which is double the size of the bar at the top of the feed. Generally, social media users don't like their feeds to be interrupted with other content and these preview tiles are rather obtrusive. Stop Motion is a camera tool that allows you to take long series of photos, which Instagram stitches up into a GIF . (more...)
Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE launches in December Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE launches in December
- October 31, 2017

At Microsoft's big Future Decoded event in London this morning the company officially revealed its new spin on the Surface Pro , which comes with cellular connectivity. The phrase "in its class" refers to devices with a modem capability of up to 450 Mbps download speed, Microsoft adds. Microsoft says that it will run 13.5 hours on video playback. (more...)
Super Mario Run downloads top 200 million Super Mario Run downloads top 200 million
- October 31, 2017

In Nintendo's newest quarterly earnings report, it seems that the company is not happy with the profit made by mobile game Super Mario Run , despite the fact that it was downloaded over 200 million times. Things are looking up for Nintendo after suffering a slump with the previous Wii U console. And they look set to do it too. "We also ran campaigns to foster more interest, including a special price offer for a limited period, to commemorate the release of the new version", Nintendo ... (more...)
Razer Phone specifications leaked ahead of Nov 1 launch
- October 31, 2017

United Kingdom provider Three has been showing a product page of an upcoming Razer smartphone. We should have more clarity on the same and other information after the launch event on November 1 . Technically speaking we don't know which chipset the Razer Phone will use but we do know it will have 8GB of RAM. Thanks to the GFXBench leak, we already know about the presence of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 8MP selfie camera and single-SIM support. (more...)
Rohr invites Deportivo goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho for Algeria, Argentina matches Rohr invites Deportivo goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho for Algeria, Argentina matches
- October 31, 2017

The gangling lad was a member of Nigeria's Eaglets squad that won the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2013. Abdullahi was among the 24-man squad released by Gernot Rohr on Monday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Constantine on November 10 and the global friendly against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia on November 14.‎. (more...)
Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads
- October 31, 2017

They declined to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss the matter with the media. Apple made the decision because San Diego-based Qualcomm withheld software needed to test chips in prototypes, the Journal said. Ragson further informed that Apple has used modems supplied by Qualcomm for years now. Bernstein expert Stacy Rasgon said Apple's relocation is not entirely unexpected. (more...)
The Gardens Between Announced for PS4; Coming Late 2018 The Gardens Between Announced for PS4; Coming Late 2018
- October 31, 2017

The game is in development at Melbourne-based studio The Voxel Agents , best known for the mobile smash hit Train Conductor series. It will launch on Sony's platform simultaneously alongside the previously announced Steam Windows and Mac releases. (more...)
The Hong Kong Massacre coming to PS4 in 2018
- October 31, 2017

The news comes after Taiwan's constitutional court declared in May that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, providing a shot in the arm for the gay rights movement in Asia. In the first phase, an additional nine cities had expressed interest: Cape Town, South Africa, Tel Aviv, Israel, and the US cities Anaheim, CA, Atlanta, GA, Des Moines, IA, Los Angeles, CA, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, and San Antonio, TX. (more...)
Baird Reaffirms Buy Rating for Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- October 31, 2017

According to Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ( ETP ) most recent 13F filing, the company has 69 new institutional holders - accounting for 4.02 million shares of its common stock. Glenmede Co Na holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company owns 6,273 shares. As Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (more...)
CCP Puts VR On Hold And Lays Off Employees
- October 31, 2017

CCP was one of the first companies to embrace VR, and it launched the space-sim shooter Eve: Valkyrie alongside Oculus's Rift headset in 2016. Both projects are on track and unaffected by these changes. "This has been a good deal, but now we see some credit in this market for the next 2-3 years", said CCP CEO, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, to Icelandic news outlet, MBL, "We are going to focus more on PC games and mobile phone games", he says, but the company started to play mobile phone games for ... (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Officially Goes Gold Star Wars Battlefront 2 Officially Goes Gold
- October 31, 2017

The game will feature 14 multiplayer maps at launch, 4 single-player maps specifically designed for the game's campaign, 14 playable heroes, 39 playable vehicles, and more of everything being added over time via free downloadable content. The trailer also makes it clear that developer EA Motive is pulling no punches in setting a new graphical standard for the newest installment in what's already a storied game franchise. (more...)
Sony releases new trailer for Shadow of the Colossus remake Sony releases new trailer for Shadow of the Colossus remake
- October 31, 2017

The remake is being built from the ground up by Bluepoint games, and judging by the trailer, the studio is doing a hell of a job. At the beginning, a subtitle tells us that the footage was captured using a PS4 Pro, and though there's no gameplay to speak of, we do see Wander and his horse, Argo, making their way through some attractive environments. (more...)