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ARCore 1.0 Ships for Augmented Reality Android Apps

ARCore 1.0 Ships for Augmented Reality Android Apps Potentially more interesting when it comes to general goal use is the updates to Google Lens which in my opinion is one of the coolest things Android does right now. " Through this collaboration, we've built a Lens experience that is totally immersive and unique , transporting Snapchatters onto FC Barcelona's legendary Camp Nou", said Eitan Pilipski, vice president of Snap's camera platform,... [Full Article...]

Snapchat redesign petition gets response, but it could make people even angrier

Snapchat redesign petition gets response, but it could make people even angrier In its response , the company said it is aware that people hate the new Snapchat redesign , and therefore, it would bring in some changes that should be acceptable to the users. As of midday, shares were down more than 8 percent for the day, at times pushing below the company's $17 IPO price. Last year, Snap admitted that the platform is growing at a slow pace and many are finding it... [Full Article...]

Moto G6 Plus specifications leaked, to run Android 8.0 Oreo

We have not seen Cyan color on a Motorola handset before. One of the variants of Moto X4 is launched as an Android One smartphone which has Stock Android. Under the hood, the smartphone will reportedly be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. It is pegged to feature a selfie camera of 16-megapixel whereas the dual camera setup is rumored to include a 12-megapixel senso... [Full Article...]

Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt

Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt The Amnesty report noted that some tech companies reliant on lithium-ion batteries , including Apple, BMW , HP, and Tesla, have taken more action than others in recent years to verify that their cobalt components come from suppliers that watch out for human rights abuses. [Full Article...]

Amazon Rewards Prime Members Who Shop At Whole Foods

Amazon Rewards Prime Members Who Shop At Whole Foods The company's initiative kicks off Tuesday, and the company will also reward cardholders who aren't members of the $99 a year Amazon Prime subscription service with 3% cash back. However, this time a deal for 5% has extended to purchases that are beyond just Amazon. The hope is that the perks will attract more members of Prime to shop at Whole Foods, and get those that already do, to shop more o... [Full Article...]

Burnout Paradise Remastered has been announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Burnout Paradise Remastered has been announced for PS4 and Xbox One Burnout Paradise Remastered , coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , will include all DLC from the Year of Paradise , including the Big Surf Island update . Unless of course you have EA Access for the Xbox One , in which case you can play the game from March 9. "What we created 10 years ago, is as fun and unique today as it was back then", said Matt Webster, General Manager at Criter... [Full Article...]

Apple employees keep walking into glass walls at new headquarters

Apple employees keep walking into glass walls at new headquarters MarketWatch asked Apple for comment on the issue and any mitigations it has sought to enact. The irony is delicious that Apple employees were too glued to their iPhones to notice the harms they're bringing upon themselves, but, legally speaking, Apple may be subjected to a workplace violation. [Full Article...]

Apple iOS hit with Indian bug

Apple iOS hit with Indian bug Fixes are expected when Apple releases updates for iOS and macOS later this month. iPhone users should be wary of any texts of a single Indian word coming in from mischievous mates. Telegram and Skype appear to be unaffected. The notch on the iPhone X Super Retina display is probably one of the biggest design changes in the history of Apple's iOS devices. [Full Article...]

Empty your wallets: The Steam Lunar New Year sale has begun

Empty your wallets: The Steam Lunar New Year sale has begun The sale is joined by an update to Steam Wishlists, an update that so far hasn't been met too warmly by Steam users. With every Steam sale comes a wide variety of games that are a steal for their price, relatively speaking. At the time of writing the wishlist filters and sorting improvements weren't available to me on the web or via the Steam client app unless I followed the link from the ho... [Full Article...]

WGN's Ryan Burrow on shooting death of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer

WGN's Ryan Burrow on shooting death of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer As news of Bauer's killing spread, shocked colleagues mourned the loss of a veteran commander known as a steady leader who deftly handled the pressure of commanding police in the city's highest profile district. "He was the ideal district commander for downtown", 19th District Commander Marc Buslik told the Tribune . "I was heartbroken", Branda said. Just last week he was in this room with a ... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next According to the leaked render, the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 smartphone would be featuring a screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9. It offers 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB of internal storage . It offers 3GB/ 4GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded via microSD card. The phone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and packs a 4000mAh battery. [Full Article...]

Alleged images of HTC's unannounced U12 surface showing off slim bezels

Alleged images of HTC's unannounced U12 surface showing off slim bezels From these photos, we can take away that this reported U12 has on-screen buttons, a healthy amount of top and bottom bezel, and at one point somewhere in the world it had access to a download speed of 809Mbps and almost 50Mbps up. As per Taiwanese publication Sogi , HTC said the new flagship phone will be announced sometime this year. The event which also saw participation from Ericsson and... [Full Article...]

LAPD: Middle School Shooting Was Accidental

LAPD: Middle School Shooting Was Accidental The other three, including two students and a 30-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries that were not caused directly by the shooting. A student who was in the class when shots rang out said he thought the gunfire was an accident, CNN affiliate KABC reported. [Full Article...]

Windows 10 has officially surpassed Windows 7 worldwide

Windows 10 has officially surpassed Windows 7 worldwide Microsoft plans to release Office 2019 , its next "perpetual-license" productivity suite, in the second half of 2018, with previews appearing "in the second quarter of 2018". He goes on to say that Vista was a wake-up call in this regard; when work began on Windows 7, "much tighter controls were put in place.to ensure a constantly healthy and functioning code base". [Full Article...]

Galaxy S9, S9+ components leak, familiar batteries inside

Galaxy S9, S9+ components leak, familiar batteries inside When Samsung announced plans to hold a special Galaxy S9 press event ahead of Mobile World Congress later this month, the company's invite had a caption that said, "The Camera". Those, sadly, are the exact same capacities as the Galaxy S8 and S8+ previous year. Samsung has been rolling out updates since yesterday to its various devices. [Full Article...]

It's Official, In 10 Months, Switch Has Outsold Lifetime Wii U Sales

It's Official, In 10 Months, Switch Has Outsold Lifetime Wii U Sales A reported 7.23 million of those units were sold in the last quarter alone. After launching in March last year, Nintendo has sold 14.86 million Switch units, almost 900,000 ahead of its 2017 target with three months left of its financial year. [Full Article...]

Nokia 3310 gets a 4G LTE injection but only in China

Nokia 3310 gets a 4G LTE injection but only in China The new variant is listed on the company's official website with no information regarding the availability and pricing. Pricing and global release dates have not been announced at this stage but expect to hear more at the end of February from MWC 2018 . [Full Article...]

Super Bowl ad preview: Amazon's Alexa loses her voice in amusing spot

Super Bowl ad preview: Amazon's Alexa loses her voice in amusing spot Go to Contacts My Profile and then enable the "Send SMS" feature . Any texts you send will show up in your smartphone's text app. If you bought an Echo smart speaker and Alexa lost her voice, it's fair to say you'd be pretty peeved. [Full Article...]

LG unveils new colors for G6 and Q6

LG unveils new colors for G6 and Q6 The new colours are inspired from V30 series of LG and will be launched in South Korea first. Both phones will come in the new shades of blue and violet, while the raspberry tone is reserved for the LG G6 . Up front, there is a 5MP selfie snapper with a 100-degree wide angle lens. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC and comes coupled with 4 GB RAM and 32/64/128 GB internal storage. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation denies re-exporting North Korean coal despite sanctions: Ifax

Russian Federation denies re-exporting North Korean coal despite sanctions: Ifax After spending their first day of a three-day visit in South Korea inspecting facilities in Gangneung, the 8-member North Korean delegation is in Pyeongchang on Friday. The campaign of burning (or ripping) photos of Kim Jong-un is titled "South Korea is a free country" (as opposed to North Korea). Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono called on the world community to question North Korea's motivati... [Full Article...]


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