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Cortana for Android updated with ability to set it as default assistant

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First you have to update the app (or download it first if you haven't yet) and then set up some basic features on launch. You will also be able to do the same actions over to your PC, since Cortana is cross-platform. This is also something that probably will be fixed in a later update, so we are not too anxious about that minor issue. If you would like to try the new Microsoft Cortana digital assistant for Android and set it up as the default assistant, you will need to have the new ... Read More »

WWDC 2017: Apple HomePod, Siri-powered smart speaker, promises fantastic sound quality

Apple claims that the device will "reinvent" listening to home music, however it remains to be seen whether Apple's admittedly late entry will make much of a dent in the burgeoning home Bluetooth speaker industry. Apple claims the HomePod promises to mix the smart features of the above speakers with great sound quality. That's not likely to be a dealbreaker for Apple fans, who will appreciate the fact that this is the only smart speaker to support Apple Music . Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 for Nintendo Switch: E3 2017 impressions

During Sony's presentation which consisted mostly of an hour-long sizzle-reel of trailers, one title in particular got a lot of us hot under the collar and that was the Shadow of Colossus Remake. Instead, they are concerned with the safety of their users on various Non-PlayStation platforms. From our vantage point it's a competitive disadvantage not to support multiple networks, because most platforms are now doing that. Read More »

Ikea teases augmented reality furniture app for iOS 11

Upon launch, there will be 500-600 products available in the iOS app. The new AR-app is launching in the Fall of 2017. Apple management mentioned IKEA very briefly in the iOS 11 keynote and mentioned the virtual furniture app, although they didn't say a lot about it. Read More »

Is Honda planning a Civic Type R with AWD?

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Speaking with Automotive News , Civic chief engineer Hideki Matsumoto divulged Honda is considering a number of new Civic Type R variants. "We're hoping that by gradually putting out more [variants] that we'll be able to maintain a more stable sales volume", Matsumoto said through an interpreter. Read More »

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

The render is preceded by snippets of prior ad campaigns featuring OnePlus India's brand ambassador and Indian superstar Mr. Amitabh Bachchan . The launch event will kick off at 9:30PM IST, and will be live streamed as well. OnePlus has been busy creating hype around its next flagship smartphone, and has released several teasers. One model with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage is rumored to be priced at Rs.32,999, or the equivalent of $511.89 Dollars. Read More »

Egypt's Azhar condemns London mosque attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May said police were investigating as a terrorist incident. A vehicle hit pedestrians in London's Finsbury Park community, causing "a number of casualties", according to authorities . Witnesses also say that two other people (who fled) were inside the van when the collision occurred, although police have made no other arrests so far. Read More »

Offseason champ: Redskins strength coach Deuce Gruden wins powerlifting title

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But the 23-year-old became more interested in the off-the-field work rather than the grind on the field. "We have a weight room at our house, and I brought home a CD with some of my favorite rock-n-roll songs on there". Said Jon about his son's huge success, "I took pride in trying to be as strong as I could". "I have something to compete in after football". This is what you do. Read More »

$0.70 EPS Expected for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP increased Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV) stake by 35.29% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Read More »

Ring release new Video Doorbell 2 with easy swap rechargeable battery

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I found the video quality difference between the first-generation Ring Video Doorbell and the slimmer Ring Pro (also 1080p) to be a dramatic improvement. Meanwhile, they'll still send you a replacement if someone runs up and rips the doorbell off your wall. Ring hopes its second-generation video doorbell will be enough to entice you. Read More »

California cyclist dies in Kansas during cross-country race

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A San Luis Obispo man was killed in Kansas on Saturday night when he was hit by a auto as he biked along a highway in Wichita County, according to KAKE , a Wichita-based television station. Some will keep pedalling, some will go home. A third occupant of the vehicle, Kaden Alejandro Castillo, 2, Scott City, was not injured. The Trrans AM Bike Race is now being led by Evan Deutsch from Portland, Oregon who has around 400 kilometres left to ride to the finish in Newport News, Virginia. Read More »

Intel Corporation (INTC) Stake Boosted by City Holding Co

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In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for FirstEnergy Corp.as 3.42 Billion. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Raymond James on Friday, June 16. Therefore 46% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Thursday, July 21. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 21 by Citigroup. Read More »

Red HTC U11 counts down to U.S. release

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This "squeezable" phone carries a price tag of Rs 51,990. Interested in picking up HTC's latest premium smartphone, the squeezable U11 , but don't like the current United States color choices of blue, silver, or black? And exactly a month later, HTC has now launched the smartphone in India. Read More »

Colorado group aims to ban cell phone sales to kids under 13

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Tim Farnum - an anesthesiologist who spearheads the group Parents Against Underage Smartphones - proposed the legislation after he noticed his children growing moody and withdrawn. I know there have been different proposals out there regarding the internet and putting filters on websites that might put kids at risk. The campaign aims to stop young kids from spending too much time on these devices. Read More »

Screen protector listing shows what the iPhone 8 will look like

However, the design of the Cupertino-based company is not flawless at all. According to BGR , one of the many "ugly" features of Apple's iPhone is its camera. As evidenced above, the slew of camera cutouts on the front face of the display will include a front-facing camera for selfies and video along with a number of cameras that will reportedly be used for biometric identification. Read More »

Trump still tweets 'Witch Hunt' but attorney says president isn't under investigation

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Trump had tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Again, Sekulow left out some key points, which Wallace and others were only too happy to raise: Trump later told NBC's Lester Holt that he had already made up his mind to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation from Sessions and that he was firing him because he was unhappy with the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

When Gingrich argued that "It was all noisy but it wasn't all positive", Goldberg insisted, "No, no. 98 percent of it was positive, Newt". "I mean you go down the list, and we've been here before", Gingrich said . Gingrich , in his reference to the "deep state", suggests that there is an orchestrated conspiracy against the president from within the established government, whereby career government employees hostile to the administration are actively involved in ridding Washington of ... Read More »

UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

Britain's negotiations with the European Union over its exit from the bloc begin on Monday and stand to be complicated by the surprise loss of Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary majority in a national election last week. The first issue at the Brussels talks will be the status of millions of European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom and British residents of the other 27 countries, including their right to stay, to work, and to access medical care. Read More »

"Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2" Hits Switch in Japan on September 7

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So far the only confirmed platforms for the new Dragon Ball fighting game are PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, but it sounds as if Namco Bandai is open to the possibility of bringing the title to Nintendo's newest platform. One Change.org petition has already amassed over 1,200 signatures, and has quickly been growing in the days following the fighter's reveal during Xbox's E3 2017 press conference. Read More »

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $28.30b

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In a sense, the surprising deal is preordained by his mission to construct the everything store: A company that delivers everything to everyone, at the best possible price and within the shortest amount of time. She also praised the way Shipt allows customers to schedule delivery times to make sure they'll be home when groceries arrive. However, Amazon has been signaling its interest to enter the food industry. Read More »

Shadow of the Tomb Raider looking increasingly legit, following new leak

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We'll bring more news on Shadow of the Tomb Raider as it becomes available. Unfortunately, the the page on the company's website where the art was originally found is now down. Kotaku Australia has contacted Square Enix's local PR team for comment, but did not hear back by the time of writing. Furthermore, there is a rumor making rounds on the internet suggesting that the upcoming Tomb Raider will launch in early 2018 . Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Gets The iFixit Treatment

However, with this experience, there is the disadvantage of having a laptop that is almost impossible to fix or repair. iFixit said, "The Surface Laptop is not a laptop". While numerous internal components are standard parts the teardown team has seen before, once the device is opened there's no way for all the king's horsemen and all the kings men to put Humpty together again. Read More »

Van ran over worshippers leaving London mosque

On June 19, at around 00:20 (02:20 Moscow Time), a van ploughed into pedestrians in London's Finsbury Park area. Muslims now are observing Ramadan , during which they fast from dawn to dusk and engage in intense prayer and feast at sundown. Read More »