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by | February 06, 2018 | 15:11

In this post, which will be updated regularly, we take a closer look at the latest rumors surrounding Huawei's upcoming P20 and P20 Plus smartphones. This powers the device's 18:9 full HD edge-to-edge display, coming in at 5.65 inches. What will launch at the New Honor Smartphone event? Pricing for the Honor 9 Lite has been confirmed at £199 (the Honor 9 currently retails for £279), and is available now in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Glacier Grey colourways from Amazon, Argos, ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:05

Originally, players would achieve the hidden scene by disarming every single nuclear device from the game's "Forward Operating Base" multiplayer mode, leading to an official announcement. Konami said this only took place on PC, and promised to investigate why this has occurred. "The nuclear disarmament event was triggered in the Steam version of METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN on Feb 2nd at approximately 12:00 GMT".

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:34

Priyamvada Natarajan, a theoretical astrophysicist at Yale University, told NBC. Astronomers say they have detected the presence of 2000 unrelated planets, some of the same size as the Moon and others as massive as Jupiter. There are few methods to determine the existence of distant planets. Microlensing is an astronomical effect by which an object's gravitational field bends the light from a star or quasar as it passes by it.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:28

Priced at $99, the Bip makes a lot of sense if you are on a lookout for a smartwatch with basic fitness features. If you're interested, you can pre-order the smartwatch direct from Amazfit's website for $99 . Huami says that battery life improves to 45 days with "minimal notifcations" set, but drops to a still-decent 22 hours when using all the features, including Global Positioning System tracking.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:14

You can check out a before and after above. Now, Google is enabling Pixel Visual Core for all Pixel 2 devices in the February 2018 Android security patch. The company introduced the new co-processor for its Pixel handsets nearly half a month after the initial launch. (R) Image With HDR+ and Pixel Visual Core .

by | February 06, 2018 | 11:33

As for the game coming to Nintendo Switch , given that Activision has launched Call of Duty titles for Nintendo consoles, like Call of Duty Black Ops 2 for Wii U, it makes sense the game will also come to the hybrid console given its massive success.

by | February 06, 2018 | 01:20

We expect Intel to be the exclusive supplier of baseband chip for 2H18 new iPhone models, while Qualcomm may not have a share of the orders at all. In a new note from Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo for KGI Securities - obtained by 9to5Mac - Apple is now said to be relying on Intel, which has been refining its primitive mobile modem efforts and is offering a lower price than Qualcomm - for new chips that support 4×4 MIMO for the first time as well as dual-SIM and dual-standby modes.

by | February 05, 2018 | 12:35

We've been reporting before about the Nokia 7 Plus, but this is the first time we have nearly complete details about its specs. Another upgrade to the existing Nokia 7 Plus would be the Snapdragon 660 chipset, compared to the Snapdragon 630 chipset in the Nokia 7.

by | February 05, 2018 | 10:54

The iPhone 7 (32GB) will now retail at Rs. 52,370, up from Rs. 50,810; the iPhone 7 (128GB) has a new MRP of Rs. 61,560, up from Rs. 59,910; the iPhone 7 Plus (32GB) has a new MRP of Rs. Similarly, the 64GB variant of the iPhone 8 is available for Rs 56,790, which is nearly Rs 10,000 cheaper than the revised price of Rs 67,940. On the other hand, the iPhone 8 Plus for the 64GB variant will be priced at Rs 77,560 while the 256GB variant will be priced at Rs 91,110.

by | February 05, 2018 | 04:58

In the second One Day International encounter between India and South Africa at Super Sports Park, Centurion , team India managed to stop Proteas at a very low total of 118 runs. India and South Africa have a 2-2 head-to-head record in matches at Centurion , with one ending in a no result. India's impressive performance with the bat was in stark contrast to South Africa's earlier in the day, De Kock lucky not to be out first ball when a delivery from Jasprit Bumrah ...

by | February 04, 2018 | 23:41

Super Bowl XLII: The Patriots were playing for Brady to tie Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw for most titles. Though there have been reports of alleged friction this season between Belichick, Brady and team owner Robert Kraft, it's clear they are on the same page when it comes to the pursuit of championships.

by | February 04, 2018 | 11:44

The wide receiver spent time with the San Francisco 49ers , Philadelphia Eagles , Dallas Cowboys , Bills and Cincinnati Bengals in his career. The NFL announced its selection for the 2018 Hall of Fame class on Saturday (Feb. So I think in terms of my body of work and what I've done for the game, that speaks loudly for itself. It means that all five finalists received at least 80 percent of the votes from the 47-member selection committee.

by | February 03, 2018 | 22:27

According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation ( IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , smartphone vendors shipped a total of 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), resulting in a 6.3% decline when compared to the 430.7 million units shipped in the final quarter of 2016.

by | February 03, 2018 | 18:53

Blue Sky Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Apple during the second quarter worth about $108,000. "We will have approximately the same level of cash and debt on the balance sheet", Apple's chief financial officer, Luca Maestri, told Reuters in an interview.

by | February 03, 2018 | 11:02

The stock decreased 10.01% or $0.3395 during the last trading session, reaching $3.0505. About 81.17M shares traded or 180.15% up from the average. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Barclays Capital maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. $5.00M worth of stock was sold by SEWELL D BRUCE on Monday, August 7. Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q3 2017.

by | February 03, 2018 | 05:47

However, the feature now works only for sending SMS messages to Android phones . Enable "Send an SMS", accept the Android OS permission, and then tell Alexa to send an SMS to the recipient. Notably, the feature will be available to Android devices only. It is also possible to specify to Alexa that you want to send a text message if you don't want your device to use the Alexa messaging service.

by | February 03, 2018 | 00:22

Coincheck has said the virtual coins were stored in a "hot wallet" instead of a more secure "cold wallet", which operates on platforms not directly connected to the internet. Following its notable $530 million hack, Japan's financial watchdog is reportedly probing into crypto exchange Coincheck's finances through an on-site inspection.

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:55

VMware shares fell from around $70 to $40 in the months following Dell's announcement that it planned to buy EMC in 2015, however, in the two years since, VMware's shares have climbed sharply. The company said the board of directors is reviewing the option. The Round Rock, Texas-based company has struggled with fierce competition in the storage market, as cloud-based rivals such as Amazon's AWS and Microsoft's Azure put pressure on prices.

by | February 02, 2018 | 23:11

It appears the U.S. Justice Department has also begun investigating the Cupertino company for its deliberate slowing-down of older iPhone models when the battery reaches a certain threshold of usage. This acknowledgement produced further backlash, with more than 30 suits filed in the US alone, and government officials like Sen. Apple has been wrestling with some other software-related issues, including processor vulnerabilities that have affected other technology companies and a login flaw ...

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:54

It has underperformed by 51.27% the S&P500. Traynor Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in NVIDIA were worth $2,847,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Another trade for 9,538 shares valued at $1.71 million was sold by Byron Michael. Bradley Foster And Sargent Ct accumulated 1,250 shares. Therefore 48% are positive.

by | February 02, 2018 | 22:00

The new model includes a Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD, making the only change from the previous entry-level model that it has half of the onboard storage. The whole aim of Flickergate was to draw attention to how widespread the situation is, sign a petition and get an official response from Microsoft, which unsurprisingly took quite some time.

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:07

As of December 31st, 2017, the total shipments of PS4 units now stand at 76.5 million. One thing to note is that Sony's fiscal third quarter represents the holiday shopping period, and that is typically the quarter with the highest numbers.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:52

While Apple's iPhone revenue was high , the number of sold iPhone units was lower than a year-ago quarter. iPhone sales in Q1 2018 were down one percent from Q1 2017. They were flat quarter-over-quarter, but up 18 percent year-over-year. Apple's smartphone market share on the mainland was unchanged at 11 per cent.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:05

Are you interesting in using text only stories on Instagram? This option is found by tapping "Text" now placed next to "Normal" near the record button after opening the camera. The feature enables users to share anything that's on your mind with creative text styles and backgrounds. The update is available for both Android and iOS users.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:01

In an average, the metabolic rates of the monitored polar bears were over 50 percent higher than previously predicted by other studies . While four bears put on weight, five bears lost up to 10 per cent of their body weight - between 18 and 20 kg - in 10 days.

by | February 02, 2018 | 19:57

The races will be organized on a number of European circuits, including the Nurburgring. But because others' electric racing vehicles aren't ready yet, the Electric Car Production Series is starting with the Tesla Model S P100D . Tesla has yet to officially endorse the series and won't let the EPCS modify the code in its cars, though the racing series says it's having conversations with the automaker.

by | February 02, 2018 | 19:53

The news came via a tweet by Nintendo of America posted at 1am on February 1, 2018 , which reads: 'The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. Multiplayer has always been the defining feature of Mario Kart games, so I wonder how they're going to incorporate it into the mobile version. In May, Nintendo was working on a mobile version of The Legend of Zelda.

by | February 02, 2018 | 19:55

Finally, new promo shots that appear to be that of Samsung Galaxy S9 series have been leaked on China's social networking site Weibo . Therefore Galaxy S9 will house a 3,000 mAh battery and the Galaxy S9 Plus will house a 3,500 mAh battery.

by | February 02, 2018 | 19:53

According to local news reports , Cliffe was booked at 1:17 a.m.in the King County Jail for the alleged sexual exploitation of a child. "As such we have suspended his employment until we know more". Cliffe formed the hugely successful Counter-Strike way back in 1999 with Minh Lee, and worked on other major Valve titles such as Half-Life 2 , Team Fortress 2 , and Left 4 Dead 2 .

by | February 02, 2018 | 00:04

And with Google Home, Google Home Max or your other smart speakers , the Assistant can help do everyday things like call your mom, turn on compatible living room lights, plan your day and even show you your photos from the holidays. The same command doesn't work for the Assistant on a phone, unfortunately . To create a musical alarm, just say "OK Google, set an alarm for 6 am that plays Despacito"...

by | February 01, 2018 | 23:47

Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India This budget is pretty regular with a mix bag of things, nothing path breaking or outstanding to boost the manufacturing sector. "As India is becoming the global hub for manufacturing, the measures taken by the government will surely grow confidence amongst the manufacturers and I strongly believe that this will further create business and human resource opportunities as well", Rajesh Aggarwal, Micromax co-founder, said in a statement.

by | February 01, 2018 | 20:57

The first Red Dead Redemption also suffered a delay, with its original release date of April 2010 moved a month later . But behind all the good news about the title finally having a release date, there could be some bad news, too. No word yet about a PC release. Take a look at the latest trailer for " Red Dead Redemption 2 " right here and see for yourself! Speaking of Grand Theft Auto 5, players recently discovered references to secret missions in a recent update to the game ...

by | February 01, 2018 | 17:31

Apart from its partnership for Android Oreo (Go Edition), MediaTek also showcased "Sensio MT6381" - a six-in-one biosensor module that can easily be incorporated into smartphone designs and give users access anywhere to monitor their health.

by | February 01, 2018 | 09:26

EST (2125 GMT) Wednesday. The launch marked the 48th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket, and the sixth time SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 with a reused first stage. The LuxGovSat S.S.is a public-private joint venture between the Luxembourg government and Luxembourg-based telecommunications company SES, in part to fulfill that nation's growing defense obligations to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | February 01, 2018 | 08:02

However, the report , which cites 'people familiar with the matter, ' notes that the inquiry is still in its "early stages" and notes that it's as yet unclear whether any enforcement will follow. In December, the USA tech company also announced a $50 (£37) reduction in the price of iPhone battery replacements , which it cut down from $79 (£56) to $29 (£20).