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Seeing Samsung's 'The Wall' MicroLED TV Made Me a Believer


The report goes on to say that some people who visited the "Qlounge" as it has been called, said the new QLED technology was the most impressive thing Samsung has to show in the private area. "As the world's first consumer modular MicroLED television, "The Wall" represents another breakthrough". Samsung claims that "The Wall" has incredible definition, without restrictions to size, resolution or form. Read More »

ICE raids OR 7-Eleven stores, but makes no arrests


A large number of 7-Eleven convenience stores in the U.S. are owned by Indian-Americans. Accordingly 7- Eleven Stores Inc., based in Irving, Texas, with more than 8,600 stores in the USA, didn't immediately respond to a message seeking comment. Read More »

Saline shortage has hospitals scrambling as flu season hits


He would normally have an IV for dehydration during recovery but instead is now being treated orally with Gatorade. "When Hurricane Maria was heading towards the island, we were notified very quickly that there was going to be an issue with supply, and the supply was already tenuous", said Dr. Read More »

Nintendo's Switch is the fastest-selling U.S. console ever


And notably, this time around third-party developers such as Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, SEGA, Mjoang, Rockstar, and Bethesda have all jumped on the bandwagon, releasing upwards of 300 titles for the new console, among them: Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers , L.A. Read More »

What Google Assistant can do for you in 2018 ?


Also new this year: some serious competition. Own a Google Home or Home Mini and want to find smart lights you can run with just your voice? Well, it's a welcome move from Google to make a directory of Actions. "This makes Toyota and Lexus vehicles among the first to bring the convenience of Alexa into the auto and onto the road", said Zack Hicks, senior vice president and chief information officer at Toyota Motor North America and CEO of Toyota Connected. Read More »

Nintendo Reveals a Dozen Big Games for Its Switch Console

The first set will include Aegislash as a playable character and Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyuu as support characters. Mario Tennis Aces will be out this Spring. The first trailer that we see will excite many Square-Enix fans as it is the first time we have seen it in over ten years since its original release exclusively on the Nintendo DS. Read More »

Digicape now offers iPhone battery replacements in SA too


The Apple iPhone 7 , iPhone 7 Plus are also available with Rs 5,000 cashback, while iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will get Rs 3,000 cashback for the cardholder. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s series is applicable for Rs 3,000 cashback with the same ICICI Bank EMI offer. Meanwhile, a transaction amount mentioned in the terms and conditions of the ICICI cashback policy needs to be paid on the card depending on each product in order to get the cashback. Read More »

What you need to know about the Meltdown, Spectre computer bugs


Meltdown is a flaw that allows any attacker to access data in the kernel memory that is generally secured from user access. Apple said Thursday that all Mac computers and iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads , are affected by the chip security flaws reported this week, but stressed there are no known exploits affecting users. Read More »

Microsoft starts testing encrypted Skype conversations with Skype Insiders


Microsoft says it plans to work on improving the user experience around invitations to join private conversations, and to bring this to the Universal Windows Platform Skype client. How to use private conversations:Give it a try by selecting "New Private Conversation" from the compose menu or from the recipient's profile. Signal messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted and "painstakingly engineered to keep your communication safe", the company said. Read More »

Kia Cerato Sedan Revealed


At the time, it was unclear if this auto would be the Cerato or Europe's new C'eed, and it may indeed end up launching as both. The front end is more aggressive, with sharp creases in the hood, large lower vents, stretched headlights and a sturdy new version of the Kia "tiger nose" grille. Read More »

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (May 4)


Hyrule Warriors originally came to Wii U in 2014. As you imagine, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze takes advantage of the unique features of the console by allowing you to play it anywhere and share the Joy-Con to enjoy your cooperative action. Read More »

Cambridge-based Redux bought by Google


The company's Crunchbase profile states that Redux "creates products and bespoke systems that enable customisable, high-resolution haptic feedback and speakerless surround sound audio". Redux's technology could help there on new devices. While the external space a speaker demands is one thing, it also occupies room inside the phone. Read More »

Another password flaw has been discovered in Apple's MacOS


Once Unlock is cliched, the App Store preferences can be accessed, as explained by a bug report submitted by Open Radar . While this may seem trivial to some, this flaw could have future security implications for users. As you can notice from the screenshots, there is not a whole lot of damage that one can do by messing around with the App Store settings. As the report mentions, the security flaw is present in macOS 10.13.2 which is the current public version of macOS High Sierra , but ... Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey free update adds a new mini-game

After beating the main story, this update will allow players to talk to Luigi and gives access to a new competitve mode. You hide your balloon in an already existing world and then upload it, letting others track it down. When searching for balloons you'll be looking for those hidden by others around the world - so good luck tracking down all the hidden spots you'll likely have missed. Read More »

Future Samsung Phones Will Come with FM Radio


The unlocking will take place only in the US and Canada, however, according to the report. NextRadio is a broadcaster-backed app that works with smartphones containing active FM chips (including devices from HTC , Motorola , and LG), letting users listen to local radio stations. Read More »

Meltdown and Spectre patch stops Ubuntu computers from booting


Nvidia's share price is recovering from a dip caused by the Spectre speculative execution security vulnerability - an issue by which, ironically, the company's primary products are not troubled. This week Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to assure customers that fixes would be released within a week . Read More »

WhatsApp Flaw Could Let Strangers Add Themselves To Private Groups


While the exploits in Threema and Signal seemed to be relatively harmless, WhatsApp had far more significant gaps in security. Researchers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) in Germany found that anyone who controls WhatsApp or Signal servers can covertly add new members to any private group, allowing them to snoop on group conversations, all without the permission of the group administrator. Read More »

PUBG Loot Crate Drop Rates Revealed


PlayerUknown's Battlegrounds will be down for maintenance on January 10th, 2017. This patch also adds the new crate system which now includes the addition of a crate which can only be opened via a key. Each crate's point cost more or less doubles with every subsequent purchase. As detailed on a Steam Community blog post, the new paid Desperado and the free Biker boxes have a 40% drop rate, which is far better than the 10% drop rate for the previous Wanderer and Survivor boxes. Read More »

Ford Edge Goes ST, Gets Mid-Cycle Refresh


Charging console on the new Ford Edge . Performance figures are yet to be finalised, though it's expected the Edge ST will better the 6.2-second 0-60mph (0-96km/h) acceleration time of the Edge Sport. Scott Lindstrom, driver assist technology manager at Ford, highlighted Edge features and said drivers appreciate receiving danger alerts that avert potential collisions, evasive steering support, adaptive cruise control, lane centering technology as well as parallel parking assist. Read More »

Youtube Cuts Vlogger Logan Paul's Role Revenue Stream

Google Preferred is a premium ad program that runs on the top 5 percent of channels on YouTube. His upcoming projects with YouTube Red - the platform's subscription service - are also on hold. The move comes a day after the Google-owned video site publicly condemned the video, saying it violated YouTube's community guidelines and indicating the site was exploring "further consequences" against Paul. Read More »

LG Announces ThinQ WK9 Smart Display With Google Assistant - CES 2018


If Amazon Alexa owned CES 2017, the Google Assistant has arguably repeated the feat at this year's Las Vegas showcase. "We're pleased to be working with the Google Assistant to offer our customers the ability to control Hopper's video experiences through the Assistant on speakers and phones", said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management. Read More »

Apple Store Evacuated After iPhone Battery Explosion


As soon as it became clear that it specifically reduces the speed of the iPhone , she immediately launched a new temporary program through which everyone will be able at an incredibly low price to replace the battery in the phone for a new one to return the mobile device at the same speed of operation. Read More »

Dell Mobile Connect brings your calls, texts and notifications to your PC


You can use your PC's mouse and keyboard as input devices (like with DeskDock), or have your phone's screen displayed as a window (like with TeamViewer or Vysor ). Dell uses a combination if Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to connect your smartphone to your laptop. So, you will not get third-party app notifications on iPhone and iPad, but it will work fine on Android. Read More »

Amazon Alexa to release smart glasses


Meanwhile, Toyota and Amazon announced at CES that Alexa will be integrated into some makes of Toyota and Lexus automobiles , allowing car owners to use the virtual assistant to auto-lock and remotely start their vehicles, among other functions, according to CNET. Read More »

Apple to begin storing Chinese cloud data on mainland


Apple has today announced a date for its operational move of iCloud customer data for residents of mainland China, from U.S. data centers to a new facility located locally in Guizhou. Despite this, Apple has previously stated that it would create no back doors for governments or other organizations to access customer data, a claim it maintained today when it announced its plans for transferring data to local servers. Read More »