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New Leak Hints At Nov. 16 India Launch For The OnePlus 5T

The leaked images also reveal that the smartphone will flaunt bezel-less display, edge-to-edge display and 18:9 aspect ratio. Considering the extra screen real estate, we might the company's first phone without capacitive keys, with the fingerprint sensor being placed on the back. Read More »

Apple iPhone X Delivery Delays Shed Light On Tight Supply

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The iPhone X is available for preorder from Apple and its retail partners in more than 55 countries and territories. Pacific Time and 3:01 a.m. ET for those Apple devotees who wanted to be some of the first to get their hands on the phone that Apple's CEO Tim Cook called the "biggest leap forward since the original iPhone" at its September 12 launch event. Read More »

Stock In Spotlight: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

The stock has advanced 32.70% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed declining move -4.40% to a high over the same period. A ratio of under 1 typically indicates that the shares are undervalued. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $121 target in Thursday, August 4 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, April 7. Read More »

Apple Pay goes live in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the UAE

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More banks are expected to join and, considering that Apple Pay supports American Express in other regions, it's probably a matter of time before that is also supported in the UAE. Apple Pay is now at more than 50 percent of all retail locations in the USA, including 67 of the top 100 United States retailers. The paper interviewed Sami Karhunen, a business manager at software firm Solinor, who said that when a big bank adopts a payment service like Apple Pay, competing banks will likely ... Read More »

Vodafone, Micromax offer 4G LTE Android smartphone at Rs 999: Details here

To avail the smartphone for Rs 999, customers should only use Vodafone number on the handset. Vodafone says that its new 4G phone will come with an effective price of Rs 999. It is the sixth phone in Micromax's Bharat lineup of devices. Vodafone is the latest player to join the game with Jio (JioPhone), Airtel( Airtel smartphone ), and BSNL( Micromax Bharat 1 ) which offers the most affordable 4G LTE enabled featurephone or smartphone. Read More »

New Google Pixel 2 XL Has A Major OLED Screen Problem

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On the bottom section of the smartphone screen in the image, you can clearly see burned-in remains of the navigation bar in the grey section. "The Pixel 2 XL screen has been designed with an advanced POLED technology, including QHD+ resolution, wide color gamut, and high contrast ratio for natural and handsome colors and renderings", Google said in a statement. Read More »

These Xbox 360 games coming for One X launch

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In fact, there are now only four titles that will feature this enhanced support when Xbox One X launches. Microsoft will also give all of the games nine times their original pixels compared to the games on the original Xbox console. On the plus side, system link multiplayer is available across different Xbox systems. Some original Xbox titles have now surfaced in the store's " games on demand " section. Read More »

Destiny 2 Leviathan raid getting optional challenges

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In addition to the Bungie's hilariously-named error codes, you might also have some issues if you're playing on a tri-screen setup or if you're disabling VSync while running the game at non-native resolutions. Hopefully, Bungie will be able to fix this issue by the beginning of November. As for the Prestige mode for Leviathan Raid and Raid Guided Games , they will be available in the third week following the PC release. Read More »

Nintendo Takes a Third of All September Hardware Sales

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Any doubts that Nintendo has clawed its way back to relevance in the video game industry has been shattered by now, with the success of the Nintendo Switch paving the company's path into the future. Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was the 7th best selling individual game of the month, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finishing 10th and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 11th. Read More »

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon 636 mobile podium

This features a modem "Snapdragon X12 4G LTE " to enable the peak download with the speed 600 Mbps. From here, Qualcomm's roadmap aims for carriers to test 5G in 2018, with the first networks to go live in 2019. "We believe our unique expertise and capabilities are well aligned in the commercialization of 5G by delivering the next generation of high performance mobile broadband and IoT solutions". Read More »

Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app

Lauding the takeover tbh wrote in a statement: "While the last decade of the Internet has been focused on open communication, the next milestone will be around meeting people's emotional needs...." The app lets people anonymously answer kind-hearted multiple-choice questions about friends who then receives the poll results as compliments. Read More »

Now You Can Order Food On Facebook

Facebook has been testing this feature since a year ago and after responding to feedback and adding more partners, the company rolled it out in the USA on iOS, Android and desktop. This is the ability to order food takeout so that hungry FB users will not even need to go away from the website or app. You can also check out what your friends have to say about a restaurant before placing an order. Read More »

Equifax says it's looking into another possible hack

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Several hours after Goodin's piece went live, Equifax disabled the page in question, saying it was doing so out of "an abundance of caution" while it investigated the claims. On its website, Equifax's Canadian division says it has not yet mailed out any notices and made clear it would not be making any unsolicited calls or emails about the issue. Read More »

World Cup Host Russia Halted by Team Melli in Friendly

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In the days that followed, Mexico sealed top spot in the Central/North American region, then Belgium became the first European nation other than the hosts to qualify. In Africa, there are still three places up for grabs as the third and final round of qualifying enters the last two group games. That leaves two final group stage berths for the 2018 finals still down for decision and they'll be decided by two two-legged play-off games involving countries from Asia ( Australia ), CONCACAF ... Read More »

How to install MovieBox++ on iOS 11 devices without jailbreak

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Some conspire that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhone performance with every new iPhone release, a tactic known as "planned obsolescence", in order to encourage iPhone owners with older devices to upgrade to a new device. The handsets don't get slower when a new one comes out, the new study suggests. Save for later feature is also being tested by the users as the giant has started pushing the new update for the testers. Read More »

Overwatch's Halloween Event Is Now Live With New Seasonal Items

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There are 50 new cosmetics for this event, on top of last year's items once again being available in the Halloween Terror loot boxes. They also add, "This year, we've added a new endless mode for Junkenstein's Revenge , with leaderboards to commemorate those who last the longest in their fight against the evil doctor". Read More »

Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'

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In a statement today, US Vice President Mike Pence stated that NASA will once again put people on the moon, though no time frame for this planned project was given. Above all, Pence stressed that the United States would lead in space again under the Trump administration. In recent years NASA has talked about sending humans to a space station near the Moon but not landing astronauts there. Read More »

U.S. automakers post first monthly sales gain of year in September

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Ford said truck sales rose 20 percent, with F-series deliveries topping 80,000 units last month - marking only the third September on record that milestone has been achieved. The Ford Escape SUV, with 5,259 units sold, had its best September on record, up 7 percent. Sales of Armada SUV sales also set a September increased 160% and Titan pickup sales increased 52%. Read More »

Google Launches Home Max and Home Mini Smart Speakers

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Users can get it in chalk or charcoal colour options. It is made out of fabric. It has four LED lights to let users know when it is active. In terms of audio, the Home Mini offers 360-degree sound, though it's unlikely to rival the regular Home - or any decent speaker you have at home. Read More »

Roku Announces Five New Streaming Players

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Also coming from Roku are updated versions of the Express and Express +, which Roku claims offers five times the better performance of last year's models. Last, but not least, the flagship Roku Ultra will soldier on with its 4K/HDR/60fps capabilities, wireless and wired network support, microSD slot and voice remote with an included headphone jack. Read More »

Google reveals new policy to boost struggling news organisations

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This year, the Wall Street Journal stopped obeying Google's policy, resulting in a drop-in search ranking but growth in subscriptions . Google also said it's giving publishers new tools to attract more paying customers. "Our goal is to make subscriptions work seamlessly everywhere, for everyone", said Gingras. Google had a troubled public courtship with other publishers, too. Read More »

Vacuum maker Dyson is building an electric auto

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It isn't clear if Dyson plans to market its electric vehicle to regions beyond its home-base of the U.K. It also isn't clear when the company will offer up more details on its new product. However, there's no denying that Dyson does know technology, at least when it comes to vacuums , HVACs, and robots. The company will spend around $2.7 billion on the project, which 400 workers have already been clandestinely working on for two years. Read More »

Jio phone delievery goes on floor; Track your order by this way

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But now according to the recent news, the first phase of Reliance Jio Phone Delivery has started this Sunday and shall be completed within 15 days. Reliance on August 24, 2017, had started taking preorders for JioPhone and as per some media reports , the company has to dispatch it. Read More »

China moves to limit fuel, textile trade with North Korea

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US President Donald Trump called the North Korean leader a "madman" on Friday, a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged US dotard" who would face the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". A day earlier, Kim reacted to Trump's provocative speech at the U.N.by equating the USA president to "a frightened dog" and a "mentally deranged US dotard", employing an obscure insult for someone declining into senility. Read More »

LOFT is a $49.95 portable battery base for the Google Home

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The Amazon Echo now has a 76% share of the smart speaker market in the United States , according to research firm CIRP, with 15m units in consumer's homes. It has 4 LEDs on the front to show how much battery is still left and a premium metal perforated sleeve that should keep the same look you're used to with Google Home without hindering the sound's quality. Read More »

HTC U11 Plus Details Leaked

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If this is indeed true, the U11 Plus will become the first smartphone from HTC to flaunt a bezel-less design. Well, HTC is working on fixing that with the U11 Plus. This will be the highlight of the smartphone when compared to the HTC U11 . The phone is further expected to come with a 5.99-inch screen with a 1440x2880 pixel resolution. Read More »

Tesla working with AMD to develop AI chips for Autonomous Cars

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According to commentators, the effort aligns with Tesla's push to be vertically integrated and cut reliance on other companies. Steves also doesn't think that the AMD-Tesla chip will even replace Nvidia at Tesla . According to CNBC , the first implementation of Tesla's in-house AI processor to be used in self-driving has already made with the help of AMD's manufacturing and intellectual property. Read More »

Facebook will turn over 3000 Russia-linked ads to Congress

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Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg , said that the company was taking steps to provide more transparency about political ads that run on the site and to prevent covert attempts to influence elections. "We don't check what people say before they say it, and frankly, I don't think our society shouldn't want us to", said Zuckerberg. "If you break our community standards or the law, then you're going to face consequences afterwards". Read More »

Amazon Working on First Wearable Device: Alexa-Powered Smart Glasses

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There are Amazon-exlusive features as well including Screen Sharing , Second Screen, Whispersync, Amazon FreeTime, X-Ray, Asap, Blue Shade, For You , On Deck, and Family Library among others. As per the official listing Fire HD 10 tablet will start shipping October 11. Like last time, the Fire HD 10 will come with ads, which can be turned off with a special one-time fee of $15, which will still make the tablet an effective purchase with a low price tag. Read More »

Apple unveils cellular watch as new iPhone awaited

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A user will be able to make and receive calls even when away from the iPhone using the Apple Watch series 3 Cellular. Orders for the Apple Watch Series 3 start from 15 September, and will be available from 22 September. Later this fall, Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) will stream music, giving users access to any song from Apple Music. Apple has announced its latest refresh of the Apple TV device, which will now feature 4K streaming options. Read More »

Trump's Treasury secretary requested government jet for honeymoon

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The Treasury Department has previously defended Mnuchin's trip as " official government travel" and denied that viewing the eclipse was the primary goal of the trip. The use of the jet was denied, according to the report, but it would have cost about $25,000 an hour to operate the aircraft for the trip. Linton posted a now notorious Instagram photo of her and Mnuchin getting off a government plane at the end of the trip. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Reviews Are in and They're Thumbs Up

The new Samsung Galaxy C8 is now listed on company's China website and it is expected to go on sale in China pretty soon in Black, Gold and Pink colour options. In terms of power and performance, the device draws its power from a 2.39GHz octa-core (unspecified) processor, which comes coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a micro SD card. Read More »

Iran, Syria tie in World Cup qualifier

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South Korea are second on 14 points, but Syria and Uzbekistan are both two points behind. It brought an emotional apology from Kim as the team departed for Tashkent. "This team is not Assad's team, it's Syria's team". "It is to celebrate this win as the nation's accomplishment", one Saudi fan said on Twitter. Read More »

Legendaries Raikou, Entei and Suicune coming to Pokemon GO

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The patch notes for update version 0.73.1 for Android and 1.43.1 for iOS confirmed that players can now spin the Photo Discs at Gyms with the Go Plus... Lastly, Niantic stated that Raikou , Entei , and Suicune will be available for this limited time period. Finally, on October 31 , they will make one last rotation and then presumably disappear from the game. Read More »

Destiny 2 PC Settings Detailed, Features 4K HDR, 60FPS

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PC players who have been longing to jump into some Destiny action will be happy to know that Destiny 2 is worth the wait. Bungie announced the time the social space will be opening up for PC players and it comes at a pretty inconvenient time for many players. Read More »

Look Out, Sonos: Amazon Echos Now Offer Whole-Home Audio

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The feature is available in the U.S., Britain and Germany. Support for Spotify and SiriusXM is coming soon. If you've got a couple of Amazon's Alexa-enabled smart speakers scattered throughout your home, then here's some news you've probably been waiting to hear. Read More »

Can Roger Federer be stopped at the 2017 US Open?

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There are 16 matches slated to start at 8:00 a.m. ET in New York City. "I don't think there needs to be that much addressing, because the players, they have the option not to play as much as sometimes they have to or want to", he said. "Finals are more special than semi-finals". "I fell in love with NY, I always loved coming back here". "Hopefully it will be a night session", he said. Read More »

Disappointed you missed totality? Oklahomans can catch the next eclipse in 2024

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An annular eclipse occurs when the moon covers the center of the sun, leaving a ring around its edges where the sun is visible to form what looks like a ring. The glasses looked like something you'd be handed after buying tickets to a 3D movie, but with different lenses. "When I first came across Chizhevsky's research it was fascinating because you're seeing thousands of years' worth of human history and human events that seem to coincide nearly perfectly with the cycles of the sun, and ... Read More »