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Microsoft admits disabling anti-virus software for Windows 10 users


Microsoft didn't directly call out Kaspersky in its recent blog post, but the article seems to have been targeting Kaspersky's complaints. Kaspersky complains that Microsoft's antivirus is hardwired into all versions of Windows 10 for home users and is impossible to turn it off completely or delete, Windows 10 continually questions users whether they want to run third-party security software, and Windows 10 upgrades delete third-party security software drivers. Read More »

Rockets reportedly plan to target Paul Millsap in free agency

Houston could in theory clear cap space to sign a big-name free agent. The goal is to free up room to potentially make offers to Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and others. The Houston Rockets aren't standing pat after finishing as the No. 3 team in the Western Conference past year. ESPN reported earlier this month he is considering San Antonio as a possible destination. Read More »

Uber driver cited $250 in Miami for not speaking English


ECHEVARRIA: You are giving me a ticket because I don't speak English? A county ordinance which came into effect past year requires drivers of transport network entities " to be able to communicate in the English language ". Miami-Dade County Director of Communications Michael Hernandez told the news station: " According to Miami-Dade County code, our inspectors can fine someone if they do not have the proficiency in the English language; however they don't have to be fluent in English". Read More »

Closing arguments to begin in ex-Milwaukee cop's trial

Willis, who wrote the use of force manual used by Milwaukee police officers, told the jury that Heaggan-Brown justifiably responded to a "deadly threat", CNN affiliate WISN reported . Heaggan-Brown and two officers were making their way back to their district station when they made a decision to initiate one last traffic stop. The use of force expert told the jury that the second shot was justified because officers are trained to assume a suspect may have more than one weapon. Read More »

How Steve Jobs scammed Apple for free lunch


It was considered a cutting-edge technology at that time, and the "rival" exec "shoved it in Steve's face" that this technology would rule the world, recalled Forstall. "Steve saw it and said 'put the tablet on hold, let's build a phone.' And that's what we did". And the rest, as it is said, is history. Without him, the iPhone of today could have been a very different beast. Read More »

Cities Skylines Coming To PlayStation 4


One had the stellar isometric RPG Pillar of Eternity making its way to consoles on August 29, and the other has Cities: Skylines moving to PS4 after a positive reception on Xbox One. Recall that Cities Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition will be priced at $39.99 and release on August 15. Bring education, healthcare and safety to your citizens. Read More »

New Samsung Gear VR Rumored To Have 2000ppi Pixel Density


But what does pixel density even mean for virtual reality technology? A big advantage of a screen like this is that it helps with the nausea and dizziness a lot of VR users experience from time to time. It is worth noting that both Samsung Gear S2 and S3 come with wireless charging support, but the contact points are housed on the underside of the watch case. Read More »

Virgin Mobile starts promo for Inner Circle iPhone buyers


Because life in the Inner Circle is about living big, expanding your horizons and pursuing your passions. That includes the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus. The Virgin subscription also signs users up to perks from other Virgin properties, such as a free companion flight on Virgin America or Virgin Atlantic flights, a free night at a Virgin Hotel, or discounts on wine. Read More »

Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man

The Celtics , who already had the best regular-season record in the East this past season, are now rumored to be deciding between two tacts - using that No. George would still have the option to opt of out of his contract if the Celtics make that trade . Chicago and Boston couldn't agree on a trade at February's deadline, but the Bulls have reportedly discussed a trade with multiple teams in recent days. Read More »

Microsoft unveils new gaming system as Xbox One X

Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer has been talking far and wide about Xbox One X this week, this following the console's grand unveiling on Sunday night during Microsoft's press conference. "It won't be as big as Xbox 360, I'll tell people that", he said. The controller is compatible with the Xbox One , Xbox One S and the upcoming Xbox One X . Read More »

Rumours Are Swirling About An LA Noire Remaster With VR Support


The game would have been expected to have a showing at E3, however, that obviously wasn't to be. Rumors about an upgraded re-release of Rockstar's detective adventure LA Noire are once again spreading. "If these rumors amount to anything, it's easy to imagine a first person mode being realised in a similar fashion to the first person mode added to GTA V's Xbox One and PS4 versions". Read More »

OnePlus 5 review: Hands-on with OnePlus' new flagship


Many folks will still argue - perhaps rightfully - that the OnePlus 5 offers better value for money pound-for-pound, something I myself have argued in the past. The dual-lens cameras on the back are a nice addition, but the front has the same 16MP shooter found on the 3T as well. This camera can manage up to 2x optical zoom and supports portrait mode. Read More »

Here's Nine Minutes Of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy


It's being positioned somewhere between a standalone expansion and a full-scale sequel to Uncharted 4 , promising around 10 hours of rip-roaring, temple-bothering matinee-stye adventure. Uncharted 2 always was my favourite. This thieving world is huge. Later in the interview, Escayg confirms that Naughty Dog has the spine storyline for nearly every character in that world, including Sully and Cutter. Read More »

Which insiders are trading Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR)?


The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 52.94%, which was maintained for the month at 73.33%. Vivint Solar had 15 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has mean EPS estimate of -0.4 reported by 4 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). WARNING: This story was first posted by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. Read More »

Would you fancy a bendable Lenovo laptop?


But we do know that flexible, bendable, rollable, foldable - whatever you want to call them - displays are possible. The right and left click buttons are placed at the bottom; however, there is no visible trackpad on the keyboard. While the firm is known for its wide range of products that encompass PCs, laptops, tablets, and even smartphones - it is also clearly looking to the future. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 with a dual-camera setup in making?


The elegance of the overall design is instantly heightened. And who needs a headphone jack anyway? That's why Bluetooth exists, right? But the OnePlus 5 does adhere to the same market disruptor philosophy as its forerunners, packing 8 whopping gigs of RAM and 128GB internal storage space at an unbeatable price. Read More »

Emporio Armani to launch its first touch-screen smartwatch


The new watch has the OS pre-loaded on the device. It has a Snapdragon 2100 processor and a round AMOLED display. As per their announcement, the Emporio Armani collection of smartwatch will have their own customisable watch faces to complement with the brand's aesthetics. Read More »

Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt


Such a split would also allow Amazon to look past the high- and middle-income consumers that shop at Whole Foods and take a run at the US grocery giant and its primary rival: Walmart . A positively ebullient Mackey continues to gush about Amazon, raving about their innovation and how good the merger will be for Whole Foods . "And she said, 'That's insane.'" Mackey said, drawing guffaws from employees at a town hall meeting on Friday. Read More »

Google dropping support for Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and earlier


As Google points out, most app developers no longer support Android 1.0, 1.1, 1.5 Cupcake, 1.6 Donut, and 2.0/2.1 Eclair. There has been some backlash recently about the length of time that Google supports various devices and systems; but honestly, if you had asked us, we probably wouldn't have realized that Google had support going back as far as the Android Market . Read More »

Amazon joins GST clearance rush with big electronics sale

The smartphone is available at a discount of Rs 2,000. Apple iPhone 6 is available at Rs 24,999 on Amazon India for the Space Grey colour version with 32GB storage . Galaxy S8 Plus: Metal frame with a glass front and back. Prices for the Galaxy S8 Plus start at Rs 64,990 for 4GB/64GB model and goes up to Rs 74,900 with 6GB/128GB variant. Read More »

Steam Summer Sale Leaked by PayPal (As Usual)


Courtesy of PayPal, which has made leaking Steam sale dates a tradition, we can expect to get our wallets out this Thursday for yet another round of " stuff my backlog up ". Now that the GOG sale is over, it's time to spend more cash. The company has moved away from complex setups where deals are rotated in at regular intervals throughout the day. Read More »

OnePlus 5 premium smartphone

So what's new in OnePlus 5? Through some clever software and hardware manipulation, OnePlus 5 keeps track of ambient color temperature and the application in use to adjust the 1080p display found on the newest flagship device. It is arguably the most popular feature of OnePlus phones and on the OnePlus 5 , the company seems to have improved it. Slate Grey (6GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration) or Midnight Black (8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration). Read More »

Xbox One X preview

There's no word from Microsoft when this new feature will go live but it will give Xbox users the chance to play their old classic titles. When the Xbox One X launches in November, it will cost $499.99 United States dollars - $100 more than the PlayStation 4 Pro . Read More »