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Two mysterious Samsung devices running Android 7.1.2 Nougat spotted on Geekbench

While the pictured phone looks like a Galaxy S8 from a glance, closer inspection shows a subtly different design, with those aforementioned slim-line bezels. As it can be seen from the images, the device has a Samsung logo with a dual-camera and a LED flash on top of it. Samsung seems well aware of the need to compete with the other releases for this year. [Full Article...]

Jaguar E-Pace Barrel Rolls Its Way Spectacularly Into Record Books

Jaguar E-Pace Barrel Rolls Its Way Spectacularly Into Record Books The 249PS model completes the 0-62mph sprint in seven seconds while the top 300PS version will achieve it in 6.4 seconds. Jaguar even recruited Land Rover to help develop All Surface Progress Control (ASPC) a low-speed cruise control that will get you out of a pinch on slippery surfaces such as ice or wet grass or on steep ascents and descents. [Full Article...]

Tech Websites Band Together For Net Neutrality

Tech Websites Band Together For Net Neutrality Nonprofit firm MapLight, which analyzes the influence of money in politics, released research noting that Comcast , Verizon, AT&T and National Cable and Telecommunications Association "have spent $572 million lobbying the federal government since 2008 on issues that include net neutrality ". [Full Article...]

Audi Raises Automated-Driving Stakes With All-New A8

Audi Raises Automated-Driving Stakes With All-New A8 As for power, A8s destined for the US market will likely come with one of four powertrain options. It's a very specific circumstance that many people deal with everyday and during that time, the A8 will drive for you and, I can't believe I'm saying this, you can text your friends while behind the wheel or even watch TV as noted by Audi. [Full Article...]

Amazon's 'Prime Day' can be Christmas in July for some

Amazon's 'Prime Day' can be Christmas in July for some The deals will differ in each country, but Amazon says there will be a new Amazon Global Store in which Prime members in China and Mexico will be able to shop select deals in other countries. Prime Day 2016 showed improvement, but some shoppers wanted more . With demand so high, Lee says Amazon customers can expect to wait six weeks or more for some items. [Full Article...]

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Warren's comments came after Senate Republicans released the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, their version of the House's American Health Care Act to replace Obamacare . He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill " but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America". [Full Article...]

Starting at Rs 32999, much-awaited OnePlus 5 now in India

Starting at Rs 32999, much-awaited OnePlus 5 now in India The new product went on sale on Thursday. Corroborating with earlier reports , OnePlus 5 will be smoother than ever as the company has not only focussed on providing the best hardware specs to its new flagship killer but has worked on its software to work well in sync with the hardware. [Full Article...]

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea Warmbier , 22, was released last week by North Korea in a coma, but died days later, his family said. Doctors in Cincinnati said they found no active sign of botulism or evidence of beatings. SEE ALSO: What killed Otto Warmbier? He said he had spoken with the Warmbier family. "But I realise what has happened to previous American citizens, including their deaths, '" McCain, R-Ariz., said in... [Full Article...]

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching In the April 18 general election , state officials reported polling machines used to check in voters at one precinct in Johns Creek weren't working properly, but the problem was resolved. Sure, it is still possible for Democrats to retake the House in 2018. "But Democrats can not let this defeat tamper our enthusiasm". Democrats celebrated the fact that they had turned a conservative strongho... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 teased in TV ad during IND vs PAK final match

There is likely to be an early rush if the specifications of the phone match the leaks that are doing rounds. That's right - OnePlus 5 is probably going to ditch the current standard eMMC storage technology in favor of UFS technology, which will lead to massive advantages in nearly all areas. [Full Article...]

Sean McDermott excited for the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight

Sean McDermott excited for the Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao super fight racked up a record number of 4.4 million PPV (pay-per-view) buys in the US. The fight will be contested under boxing rules and is set to take place August 26th in Las Vegas. "When you have a Muay Thai fighter in Thailand, they make their career and then they jump into global boxing and many have been very successful. I don't really have an opinion about ... [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8 running iOS 11 renders leaked online

IOS 11 is now going through developer testing and, while we expect Apple to add features closer to the launch of its new iPhones, it has already highlighted some of the big changes you can expect. Everyone else, who's not into dragging and dropping items, could simply ignore it and use the iPhone just as they did before iOS 11 came around. Until now, the renders and leaks are of an iPhone 8... [Full Article...]

Both the new iPad Pro models include 4 GB RAM

The larger capacity is expected, and will certainly play a role in one of the most significant technical upgrades, the display's 120Hz refresh rate , AKA ProMotion , which is double what previous iPads were capable of. The 10.5-inch iPad Pro even has the same 6.1mm thickness of the 9.7-inch model, but it is slightly wider and taller. But the new 10.5-inch Pro provides the ideal middle ground... [Full Article...]

Apple debuts HomePod speaker to bring Siri into the living room

But while Amazon and Google have stressed the daily practicalities of the artificial intelligence assistants that run Echo and Home , Apple framed HomePod more as a music-listening platform, with practicalities like reminders and calendar almost an after thought. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's Xbox One X Console Won't Support Virtual Reality

Microsoft's Xbox One X Console Won't Support Virtual Reality We wouldn't recommend it, but even without a release date set you can pre-order it already from the likes of GAME and Amazon . Greenberg, who sits as Microsoft's game marketing head, talked about the price of the Xbox One X during the YouTube Live coverage of the Microsoft presentation, and was more than willing to praise the $499 price tag. [Full Article...]

Finally, The Original Xbox Titles Will Now Be Backwards Compatible

Finally, The Original Xbox Titles Will Now Be Backwards Compatible The console will support all Xbox One games with visual enhancements, and also bring support for original Xbox games too. Independent publishers tend to make blockbuster titles available for play on Xbox , PlayStation and personal computer hardware in an effort to sell creations to as broad an audience as possible. [Full Article...]

Apple reinvents home audio with the HomePod

Apple reinvents home audio with the HomePod Apple Inc. introduced a music speaker HomePod at an annual gathering of software developers on Monday. But while Siri bests newer competitors like Amazon's Alexa , it is no match for Google on navigation and other uses, according to Loup Ventures, an investment firm co-run by former Wall Street analyst Gene Munster. [Full Article...]

Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

Apple introduces smart compact music speaker The device is covered in black or white mesh and looks like the top of a microphone. Powering the HomePod is an Apple A8 processor , the same used in the iPhone . It boasts many complex features like a seven-speaker array of tweeters that "create an immersive sense of space - no matter where HomePod is or where you're sitting". [Full Article...]

Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals

Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals But this has been seen by some analysts as a deliberate distancing from the smart hub genre both the Echo and Google Home sit in, with Apple instead choosing to focus on its strength in music based on products such as iTunes and the iPod. [Full Article...]

Apple pushes Siri to the fore at annual developer conference

The companies said Amazon shows will be available on Apple TV later this year, but did not specify a date. But now, with iOS 11 , Apple has finally made its one-handed typing readily available. Some reports suggest Apple could launch an all-new iPad Pro , with a higher-resolution screen, 10.5in in size. But global travelers will likely appreciate the fact that Siri will be able to tran... [Full Article...]


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