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Lenovo Puts Qualcomm To Work With ARM-Powered Windows 10 Notebooks

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Like the other Snapdragon 835 laptops , the Miix 630 comes with Windows 10 S , but you will be able to update it to full-fat Windows 10 Pro for free. Graphics and lightweight gaming are supported by the integrated Adreno 540 GPU. In the U.S., it will start at $799 (Rs.50,800) for the base configuration, which will come bundled with a stylus with 1,204 levels of pressure sensitivity. Read More »

Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

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The problem impacts processors going back more than two decades and could let hackers access passwords, encryption keys or sensitive information open in applications. In a statement , the company announced that all its macOS and iOS devices are affected but, mitigations are either already in place or in the final stages of being rolled out. Read More »

Traders Buy Shares of Ford Motor (F) on Weakness After Insider Selling

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Balentine LLC now owns 9,462 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 365 shares during the last quarter. Greenlight Capital Inc, which manages about $11.41 billion and $5.86B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise C by 3.36M shares to 7.81 million shares, valued at $114.81 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Pro arrives in the USA in February

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As for what that actually means within the broader context of the company, here's Huawei's talking point, "In this new role, Ms. Gadot will help shape the company's brand experiences and play an active role in listening to and providing ongoing ideas to inform how Huawei will bring the best experiences to its consumers". Read More »

Apple planning new, "robust" parental controls to help protect children, teens

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The investors cited several studies on the negative effects on children's mental and physical health caused by heavy usage of smartphones and social media. "You need to limit the time and model it, you show them how to do it". "We take this responsibility very seriously and we are committed to meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations, especially when it comes to protecting kids". Read More »

Pokemon GO is set to drop support for older devices

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Niantic has not made any similar announcement about the future of support for Android software. Like we said, iOS 11 supports devices as old as the iPhone 5s , so those who will be affected will most likely be a small percentage. When these changes take place, Pokemon GO players will no longer be able to access their accounts from these devices, though all of the items, Pokemon and PokeCoins in their accounts can be transferred over to another device. Read More »

Razer unveils Android laptop-phone Hybrid Project Linda at CES 2018

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Razer today revealed " Project Linda ", a 13.3-inch laptop design powered by the Android-based Razer Phone . It is a laptop shell sans the touchpad, because that's where your Razer Phone goes. It sports a 13.3-inch Quad HD touchscreen display and is backed by a 53.6Wh internal battery . Once in place, the Razer Phone's 5.7 inch display turns into a touchpad, much like the screen-based touchpad in one of Razer's other laptops, and together with a 13 inch Quad HD screen, a 720p web cam, ... Read More »

CES 2018: Samsung Electronics unveils driverless car parts, infotainment platform

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It also uses Samsung's Bixby voice assistant, which offers automotive-optimised control functions such as moving the QLED display or changing the colours of ambient lighting. At present, the modular platform has technologies created to scale from Level 3 automation up to Levels 4 and 5. The system will be able to give lane departure warning, forward collision warnings, detect pedestrians, and have support for automatic emergency braking. Read More »

CES 2018: Dell Introduces Wireless Integration Between PCs and Smartphones

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The connection simply allows you to access your phone from your PC, giving you the notifications and app accessibility you'd have if you were holding it in your hand. Although these are inherently different deployments, and the Windows-based Qualcomm devices and Intel's investment in eSIM and LTE technologies are centered around connectivity and security and battery life, Dell's Mobile Connect seems to solve numerous same problems-but without the emphasis on power saving and security, or the ... Read More »

TPCast's Second Generation Wireless VR System Addresses Original Model's Shortcomings

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The new Vive Wireless Adaptor can be paired with either the Vive or Vive Pro for greater untethered immersion. You can be sure this won't be the last we hear of wireless VR at CES this year. This resolution is a 78% jump from the first Vive headset (2160×1200). Other changes the upcoming headsets boasts over its predecessor are detachable headphones that cancel outside sound and a new design to block more light out of the headset in order to keep virtual reality immersive and unimpeded. Read More »

32 missing as oil tanker collides with freighter in China

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The accident threw up the risk of a risky oil spill in East China Sea and raised serious questions about navigation safety both in terms of accidents and difficulties involved in rescue operations . The IMO listed its registered owner as Hong Kong-based Bright Shipping., on behalf of National Iranian Tanker, a publicly traded company based in Tehran. Read More »

This 65-inch OLED TV rolls up like a giant newspaper

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The company will also show off a 55-inch transparent display and a 77-inch wallpaper concept TV that will show the "advantages of OLED", the company said. An OLED panel comes with several advantages over traditional LCDs. The 65-inch rollable UHD OLED display is built in a way that it can be rolled up and hidden when not in use. Read More »

Google Assistant Comes to Android Auto

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The experience was tardy and not a whole lot of users could get anywhere close to the page, given how hard to reach it was. It can provide quick directions from Google Maps or Waze, and can send or receive messages from services like WhatsApp. Read More »

Conservative white men sue Google for discrimination

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The 161-page complaint, filed on Monday on behalf of James Damore and another former Google engineer, depicts Google as an elitist company that shuns employees who dare to deviate from a liberal agenda embraced by its management and most of its workforce. Read More »

Destiny 2 Bringing Back Crimson Days Event for Valentine's

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Seasoned Destiny veterans already know that Thursday is the day when Bungie posts its This Week at Bungie blog, which features news about upcoming changes as well as insights to development behind the scenes. Note that the above image is from Destiny 1 Crimson Days . Rewards on offer seem to include the usual Eververse fare - emotes , shaders , sparrows , transmat effects and ornaments . Read More »

Barry Bennell, ex-football coach, pleads guilty to six child sex offences

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These include assaults on two youth footballers in the changing rooms at Crewe Alexandra's ground, a jury at Liverpool Crown Court heard. There they would be given lots of sport kit and allowed to eat takeaway food, he said. Williams, who played for Watford in the Premier League at the turn of the millennium, told Sky News last November what happened to him as a schoolboy with a Manchester City nursery team and then at Crewe, the club at the centre of the football sexual abuse scandal. Read More »

August smart locks can now let the delivery driver into your home

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The service comes after the completion of a successful trial of in-home delivery conducted by August, Deliv and Walmart . A service like Amazon Key has been suggested and even rumored for nearly as long as smart locks have been a thing, so it should come as no surprise that we're seeing competitors spring up before Amazon Key really gets off the ground. Read More »

Group Voice Calls On WhatsApp Soon! Get Ready For Conference Calling

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WhatsApp calls are now only available in one-on-one conversations, but recent reports suggest the functionality could come to group chats in the near future . Apparently, it has been partially confirmed, that there will be group video calls in the upcoming or later update. This update brings stickers and groups them together in a separate tab, next to the GIF tab. Read More »

Kate Spade and Skagen Enter the Android Wear Game

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Starting with the Skagen Falster , it sports an incredibly minimalistic, typically Scandinavian design and is available in four different colours with either mesh or leather interchangeable straps . That's not to say more colorful versions aren't coming in the future, of course. They join a range of hybrid connected Kate Spade watches that launched in 2017. Read More »

French prosecutor probes Apple planned obsolescence

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The law, named after former Socialist minister Benoit Hamon, stipulates that a company found to be deliberately shortening the life of its products can be fined up to five percent of its annual sales while executives can face up to two years in jail. Read More »

Iheneacho set to be sold for cheap by Leicester City

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Having recovered from an injury suffered early on after his arrival, Kelechi Iheanacho then struggled to make any impact whatsoever, soon making it clear that it was either him or Jamie Vardy . "I hope he can have some game time in the future". Meanwhile, The Sun claims Leicester are ready to offload Iheanacho just five months after his big money move to the King Power Stadium on a deal reportedly fetching him £115k a week. Read More »

PC / Xbox One Pirate Game Sea Of Thieves Beta Dates Announced

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For the piratical gamers who want to pick up one of these controllers, you can pre-order one now for $75 . The closed beta will run for a five day period, from 4am PST on January 24 to 12am PST on January 29. The obvious drawback is if you don't play games in the dark, then you can't enjoy those sweet glowing features. Each limited edition " Sea of Thieves " Xbox wireless controller costs $75 and also comes with an in-game bonus for the upcoming game. Read More »

Paladins will appear in the mode of "battle Royale"

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Paladins: "Battlegrounds" will be released sometime this year. While it is no surprise that developers are trying to claim their own share of this genre's profitability, it has now become incredibly hard for them to do so without being accused of copying PUBG . Read More »

Target's robust holiday sales give a reason for Wall Street to cheer

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Salzhauer Michael sold 29,321 shares as the company's stock declined 9.43% while stock markets rallied. Highstreet Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Target Corp . The company's revenue for the quarter was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. Target also updated its FY19 guidance to $5.15-5.45 EPS. The company was initiated on Friday, September 30 by Guggenheim. Read More »

Facebook Is Reportedly Moving Forward With Its Video-Chatting Device

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It will be something like Amazon's Echo Show , a voice-controlled smart speaker with a screen. And Facebook has little experience creating hardware products, besides its separate Oculus virtual reality business. Facebook is supposedly planning to officially introduce the Portal at its annual F8 developer conference in May with a target ship date in the latter half of the year, according to the report. Read More »

Sony's 2018 4K TVs keep the focus on OLED, HDR and Android

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In 2017 Sony introduced a new 4K HDR OLED TV under the BRAVIA name based on what is called a One Slate design. The Sony AF8 comes with a new design and a range of new features, it comes with support for 4K content and features Sony's 4K HDR picture processor X1 Extreme, it also comes with the company's Acoustic Surface technology. Read More »

Sony's new headphones include wireless noise-canceling sports models

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The WI-SP600N has a wire between its buds and also features noise-canceling. They're created to let in the ambient noise around you so you can still hear your music, but keep an ear out on what's happening around you. Sony also promises Google Assistant integration for all the three models in the future. The WI-SP500 has an open-type driver unit for detecting ambient sounds, as well as an IPX4 rating. Read More »